NOTICE OF MECHANIC’S LIEN SALE

Please take notice that at the address of Copart, 200 County Road 159, Avon, MN 56310 at 2 o’clock on July 19, 2017, the Sheriff of Stearns County will sell to the highest cash bidder a 2003 Buick Park Avenue.  Storage and lien sale fees are due as of May 18, 2017 is $219.36.

The storage will continue to accrue at $20.00 per day until the sale date.

Owner(s): Matthew C. Quirk

Lienholders: None

PLEASE NOTE-THIS MAY BE A SALVAGE VEHICLE.

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NOTICE OF MECHANIC’S LIEN SALE

Please take notice that at the address of Copart, 200 County Road 159, Avon, MN 56310 at 2 o’clock on July 19, 2017, the Sheriff of Stearns County will sell to the highest cash bidder a 2012 Niss. Frontier.  Storage and lien sale fees are due as of April 7, 2017 is $312.48.

The storage will continue to accrue at $20.00 per day until the sale date.

Owner(s): Northern Technologies LLC

Lienholders: Medallion Capital Inc.

                     Bell State Bank and Trust

PLEASE NOTE-THIS MAY BE A SALVAGE VEHICLE.

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NOTICE OF MECHANIC’S LIEN SALE

Please take notice that at the address of Copart, 200 County Road 159, Avon, MN 56310 at 2 o’clock on July 19, 2017, the Sheriff of Stearns County will sell to the highest cash bidder a 2006 Dodge Ram 1500.  Copart fees to date are $259.36.

Country Financial fees to date are $12,345.00. Storage as of May 18, 2017 is O.

The storage will continue to accrue at $1.00  per day until the sale date listed above. (Starting July 12, 2017).

Owner(s): Jace E. Bergeron

Lienholders: None

PLEASE NOTE-THIS MAY BE A SALVAGE VEHICLE.

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Holding Township Notice

The July monthly meeting of the  Town Board of Holding Township has been rescheduled to Tues., July 11, 2017 at 8:30 p.m. at the Holding Town Hall due to July 4th falling on the first Tuesday of the month when our monthly meetings are held.

Julianne Ebnet, Clerk

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Holding Township Notice

This is a friendly reminder to cut weeds on your properties in Holding Township. Supervisors will be enforcing the Minnesota Noxious Weed Law by touring the township. If residents do not comply, they will be turned in to the Stearns Co. Weed Inspector.Julianne Ebnet, Clerk

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Holdingford School Board Briefs

The Holdingford School Board held their regular meeting on Wednesday, June 21, 2017. 

Superintendent Chris Swenson informed the Board the Teacher Group voted to switch to PIEP Health Insurance and with that there will be follow-up work. He summarized the Resiliency Night with SCSU Ignite Foundation, and reported on new theater screen, thanks to FAN Club. Mr. Swenson gave a construction up-date: ventilation project is going smooth, there are some issues with the locker rooms which are being resolved and the electrical project in elementary is moving along slow with some difficulty getting parts on time.

Elementary Principal Jim Stang reported on school year-end, playground Dream Catcher II building dates are Aug. 14-Aug. 19 and the playground will be shut down for construction starting July 12. He gave a summer school update, and thanked Sharon Breth for her years with the District and wished her well in retirement.

Secondary Principal Brian Silbernick reported on school year end, graduation, seventh grade survey, summer school, and the Booster Club Golf Scramble which is set for July 28th 2017. Mr. Silbernick also updated the Board on Assessments: Aug. 7th will be the public release of MCA test results, the ACT is given to juniors of whom 3 students scored 30 or higher, and he will be attending the assessment conference in August.

Mr. Higgins reported the BSED is starting negotiations, they approved a new van purchase and they now have eleven psychologists on staff for next year because of the increase in needs.

Business Manager Beth Heinze reported on monthly expenditures with updated revised numbers as of May 31, 2017. She will have adjustments coming. She also reported insurance renewal rates for workers compensation and disability are going down for next year.

Other agenda items at the May 17th meeting included:

Approval of the 2017-2018 Revenue and Expenditures Budgets as presented. 

Approval of lunch price increases for 2017-2018. 

Approval of Agreement with Benton Stearns Education District. 

Authorization to proceed with planning, development, design, and implementation of a bond referendum project related to addressing physical facility needs, improving safety, security and space needs within the facility. This approval directs the District Administration to procure the services of all necessary project-related consultants, and provides approval to proceed with further development of the project scopes and completion and submission of necessary applications and documentation to the Minnesota Department of Education for formal review and comment related to the project. 

Authorization to cancel July 5, 2017 work session and add a June 28th, 2017 work session at 6:00 PM in the board room. 

call for Special Closed Meeting after the regular July 19th School Board meeting for the purpose of negotiation strategies if necessary. 

Accept resignation from Eric Ebnet from Grounds and Maintenance position. 

authorization to hire Brian Maine for the Grounds and Maintenance position at Grade IV Step 2. 

Accept resignation from Julie Primus Early Childhood Program Co-Coordinator effective June 30, 2017. With much appreciation from the Board for her work with the Early Childhood Program coordination!

Accept resignation from Lynn Nelson Early Childhood Program Co-Coordinator effective June 30, 2017. With much appreciation from the Board for her work with the Early Childhood Program coordination!

Approval of the MOU Agreement with Logan Oellien and ISD#738. 

Mr. Stang introduced and recommended Katherine Murnane for the 5th grade teaching position. Katherine Murnane was hired at BS Step 4 for the Fifth Grade Teaching position starting 2017-2018 School Year. 

The next regular meeting of the Holdingford School Board will be Wednesday, July 19th at 6:00 PM in the LMC.

The Board acknowledged and thanked the following businesses for their generous donations: Standard Iron of Sauk Centre and Jarnot Custom Cabinets.

This article is a summary of the minutes. The full text is available for public inspection at the District Office or online at http://www.isd738.org/school-board-meeting-agendasminutes.html.

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NOTICE OF MECHANIC’S LIEN SALE

Please take notice that at the address of Copart, 200 County Road 159, Avon, MN 56310 at 2 o’clock on July 19, 2017, the Sheriff of Stearns County will sell to the highest cash bidder a 2008 Ford Fusion.  Storage and lien sale fees are due as of April 11, 2017 is $305.92.

The storage will continue to accrue at $20.00 per day until the sale date.

Owner(s): Jacqueline A. Hotchkin

Lienholders: US Bank NA

PLEASE NOTE-THIS MAY BE A SALVAGE VEHICLE.

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NOTICE OF MECHANIC’S LIEN SALE

Please take notice that at the address of Copart, 200 County Road 159, Avon, MN 56310 at 2 o’clock on July 19, 2017, the Sheriff of Stearns County will sell to the highest cash bidder a 2000 Jeep Grand Cher.  Storage and lien sale fees are due as of April 11, 2017 is $325.92.

The storage will continue to accrue at $20.00 per day until the sale date.

Owner(s): Travelers Indemnity Ins. Co.

Lienholders: Bank of America  NA

PLEASE NOTE-THIS MAY BE A SALVAGE VEHICLE.

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CITY OF ALBANY

SALE OF SURPLUS PROPERTY

(Giant Bicycles)

The City of Albany has for sale two (2) Giant Bicycles (Revel). Sealed Bids will be opened at 3:00 PM, on Monday, July 17, 2017, at the Albany City Hall, 400 Railroad Avenue.    A fax or email will not be accepted. Mail sealed bids to City of Albany, P.O. Box 370, Albany, MN 56307.  If you have any questions or wish to view the bicycles, please contact the Police Department at 320-845-2200.  Bids must be marked on the outside envelope as “Bicycles”.  Please make a note on your bid if your bid is for one or two bicycles. The City reserves the right to accept or reject all bids. 

Tom Schneider

Clerk/Adm.

Published in the Albany Enterprise this 5th day of July, 2017.

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NOTICE OF FILING DATES FOR ELECTION TO THE SCHOOL BOARD

INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 738

HOLDINGFORD

STATE OF MINNESOTA



NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the period for filing affidavits of candidacy for the office of school board member of Independent School District No. 738 shall begin on  August 1, 2017, and shall close at 5:00 o’clock p.m. on August 15, 2017.  

The general election shall be held on Tuesday, November 7, 2017.  At that election, three (3) members will be elected to the School Board for terms of four (4) years each.

Affidavits of Candidacy are available from Linda Zapzalka , Clerks Designee, in the District Office.  The filing fee for this office is $2.  A candidate for this office must be an eligible voter, must be 21 years of age or more on assuming office, must have been a resident of the school district from which the candidate seeks election for thirty (30) days before the general election, must have no other affidavits on file for any other office at the same primary or next ensuing general election and has not been convicted of an offense for which registration is required under Minn. Stat. 243.166.

The affidavits of candidacy must be filed in the office of the school district clerk or clerk’s designee and the filing fee paid prior to 5:00 o’clock p.m. on August 15, 2017.

BY ORDER OF THE SCHOOL BOARD

Ben Christensen

School District Clerk

Independent School District No. 738

Holdingford Public Schools

State of Minnesota

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STATE OF MINNESOTA

COUNTY OF STEARNS 

DISTRICT COURT

SEVENTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT

Court File No.: 73-PR-17-5335

In Re: Estate of

Appolonia Wentland,

Decedent

NOTICE OF AND ORDER FOR HEARING ON PETITION FOR FORMAL PROBATE OF WILL AND APPOINTMENT OF PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE AND NOTICE TO CREDITORS

It is Ordered and Notice is given that on July 21, 2017, at 8:45 a.m., a hearing will be held in this Court at St. Cloud, Minnesota, on a petition for the formal probate of an instrument purporting to be the decedent’s Will dated September 11, 2000, and for the appointment of Dennis Wentland, whose address is 43504 165th Avenue, P.O. Box 256, Holdingford, MN 56340, as personal representative of the decedent’s estate in an unsupervised administration.

Any objections to the petition must be raised at the hearing or filed with the Court prior to the hearing. If the petition is proper and no objections are filed or raised, the personal representative will be appointed with the full power to administer the decedent’s estate, including the power to collect all assets; pay all legal debts, claims, taxes, and expenses; sell real and personal property; and do all necessary acts for the decedent’s estate.

Notice is further given that, subject to Minn. Stat. § 524.3-801, all creditors having claims against the decedent’s estate are required to present the claims to the personal representative or to the Court within four (4) months after the date of this notice or the claims will be barred.

By the court

Dated: June 19, 2017

John Scherer

Judge of District Court

Dated: June 19, 2017

George Lock

Court Administrator

Paul A. Ampe, 

Attorney ID #133395

321 Railroad Avenue, P.O. Box 459

Albany, MN 56307

Telephone: 320-845-4765

Facsimile: 320-845-7414

e-Mail: ampelaw@albanytel.com

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NOTICE OF MECHANIC’S LIEN SALE

Please take notice that at the address of Copart, 200 County Road 159, Avon, MN 56310 at 2 o’clock on August 2, 2017, the Sheriff of Stearns County will sell to the highest cash bidder a 2003 Ford Focus.  Storage and lien sale fees are due as of May 31, 2017 is $285.92.

The storage will continue to accrue at $20.00 per day until the sale date.

Owner(s): Corey Bacon, Brittany A. Schmitz

Lienholders: None

PLEASE NOTE-THIS MAY BE A SALVAGE VEHICLE.

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NOTICE OF MECHANIC’S LIEN SALE

Please take notice that at the address of Copart, 200 County Road 159, Avon, MN 56310 at 2 o’clock on August 2, 2017, the Sheriff of Stearns County will sell to the highest cash bidder a 2004 Suzi Forenza LX.  Storage and lien sale fees are due as of April 21, 2017 is $225.92.

The storage will continue to accrue at $20.00 per day until the sale date.

Owner(s): Wille Friedrich, Nanette Tokpawhiea

Lienholders: None

PLEASE NOTE-THIS MAY BE A SALVAGE VEHICLE.

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NOTICE OF MECHANIC’S LIEN SALE

Please take notice that at the address of Copart, 200 County Road 159, Avon, MN 56310 at 2 o’clock on August 2, 2017, the Sheriff of Stearns County will sell to the highest cash bidder a 1999 Toyt Camry CE/XLE.  Storage and lien sale fees are due as of June 2, 2017 is $505.92.

The storage will continue to accrue at $20.00 per day until the sale date.

Owner(s): Richard Edgerly, Dipayan Sarkar

Lienholders: None

PLEASE NOTE-THIS MAY BE A SALVAGE VEHICLE.

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Notice of Public Hearing

Notice is hereby given that the Stearns County Planning Commission, in and for the County of Stearns to consider a conditional use permit application for a Major Shoreland Alteration submitted by Gary Konsor on behalf of the Richard and Gwentha Konsor Trust of Avon, MN, according to the requirements of Section 10.2.14 D. of Stearns County Land Use and Zoning Ordinance #439 to fill two areas on the property for lessening the slope steepness for a future lawn area and to reclaim a ravine that has been washed out. The property under consideration is located at 38403 Tamarack Lane, Avon, MN, 56310 on 5.28 Acres of Government Lot 4, Section 31, T126N, R30W, Holding Township. 

Notice is further given that the above hearings will be held on Thursday, July 20, 2017 beginning at 7:00 P.M. at the Stearns County Service Center West, Room 121B & C/D, 3301 County Road 138, Waite Park, Minnesota.        

A copy of the proposed requests are on file in the Stearns County Environmental Services Office, County Administration Center, Room 343, 705 Courthouse Square, St. Cloud, Minnesota and can be viewed during regular business hours.  These requests/information can also be viewed approximately one week prior to the meeting at co.stearns.mn.us by clicking on Board and Committee meetings.  Action taken on these applications will be available shortly after the meeting at the same web site location.  

All interested persons are invited to attend said hearings or submit written testimony prior to the hearing date, either in support of or in opposition to the proposed request.  Written testimony should be submitted to the Stearns County Environmental Services Department, Administration Center, Room 343, 705 Courthouse Square, St. Cloud, Minnesota 56303.



LeRoy Gondringer, Chair

Stearns County Planning Commission 



Barrier Free Status:  This meeting will be accessible to the handicapped.  Attempts will be made to accommodate any other individual need for special services.  Please call (320) 656-3613 early so arrangements can be made.

Publish:  July 5, 2017 – Albany Enterprise

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Farming Township

July Board Meeting Change

Due to the July 4th holiday, the July Board Meeting for Farming Township will be held on Tuesday, July 11, 2017 at the usual time and place.

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