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 16, 2017, the Sheriff of Stearns County will sell to the highest cash bidder a 2007 Niss. Maxima.  Storage and lien sale fees are due as of June 13, 2017 is $259.36.

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

Owner(s): Thomas Lee Satterberg

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 16, 2017, the Sheriff of Stearns County will sell to the highest cash bidder a 2004 Ford F150.  Storage and lien sale fees are due as of May 9, 2017 is $385.92.

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

Owner(s): Joel R. Saldana

Lienholders: Capital One Auto Finance

PLEASE NOTE-THIS MAY BE A SALVAGE VEHICLE.

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OFFICE OF THE MINNESOTA SECRETARY of STATE

CERTIFICATE OF ASSUMED NAME

Minnesota Statutes, 333

The filing of an assumed name does not provide a user with exclusive rights to that name. The filing is required for consumer protection in order to enable consumers to be able to identify the true owner of a business.

ASSUMED NAME: Arneson Building Services and Floor Restoration

PRINCIPAL PLACE OF BUSINESS: 102 Casa Avenue, Avon, MN 56310

NAMEHOLDER(S): 

Name: John Arneson

Address: 102 Casa Avenue, Avon, MN 56310

I, the undersigned, certify that I am signing this document as the person whose signature is required, or as agent of the person(s) whose signature would be required who has authorized me to sign this document on his/her behalf, or in both capacities. I further certify that I have completed all required fields, and that the information in this document is true and correct and in compliance with the applicable chapter of Minnesota Statutes. I understand that by signing this document I am subject to the penalties of perjury as set forth in Section 609.48 as if I had signed this document under oath.

SIGNED BY: John Arneson Jr., owner

Date: 7/3/2017

State of Minnesota Office of the Secretary of State

Filed: 07/12/2017   11:59 p.m.

Signed: Steve Simon, Secretary of State

Published in the Albany Enterprise Wednesdays, July 26 and August 2, 2017

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Notice of Public Hearing

To consider a rezoning request submitted by Daniel and Marie Bullert, Avon MN to rezone approximately 22 acres from the Agricultural 40 zoning district to the Residential 5 zoning district in accordance with Section 4.10 of Stearns County Land Use and Zoning Ordinance #439.  The property under consideration is Lot 2 Block 1 Two Rivers Addition, in Section 6, lying south of Two Rivers Road, Avon Township (125/30). Property address is 18703 Two Rivers Rd, Avon.

Notice is further given that the above hearings will be held on Thursday, August 17, 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.

Published:  August 2, 2017 – Albany Enterprise

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

ON PROPOSED ASSESSMENT FOR

UNPAID CITY CHARGES

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Albany City Council will hold a public hearing at 6:30 o’clock in the evening or as soon as thereafter on Wednesday, August 16, 2017 in the Council Room at 400 Railroad Avenue, Albany, MN to consider and possibly adopt the proposed assessments set forth below for unpaid City charges incurred under City Code Section 77. Adoption by the City Council of the proposed assessment may occur at the hearing. The proposed assessment is as follows:

Property: Amount:

347 Countryside Lane, Albany, MN 56307 $250.00

Written or oral objections will be considered at the hearing.

Such assessment is proposed to be payable in one (1) installment. You may pay the entire assessment on such property to the City of Albany on or before November 15, 2017.  If not paid by this date, the amount will be certified to the Stearns County Auditor-Treasurer for collection as a special assessment in the year 2018.  You may at any time thereafter pay to the Stearns County Auditor-Treasurer the entire amount of the assessment. 

An owner may appeal an assessment to District Court pursuant to Minnesota Statutes Sections 429.081 by serving notice of the appeal upon the Mayor or City Administrator of the City within 30 days after the adoption of the assessment and filing such notice with the District Court within ten days after service upon the Mayor or City Administrator. 

  No such appeal as to the amount of an assessment as to a specific parcel of land may be made unless the owner has either filed a signed written objection to the assessment with the City Administrator prior to hearing or has presented the written objection to the presiding officer at the hearing.



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Tom Schneider, City Administrator



Published in the Albany Enterprise this 2nd day of August, 2017.

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

ON PROPOSED ASSESSMENT FOR

UNPAID WATER USAGE

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Albany City Council will hold a public hearing at 6:30 PM or as soon as thereafter on Wednesday, August 16, 2017 in the Council Room at 400 Railroad Avenue, Albany, MN to consider and possibly adopt the proposed assessment for unpaid water usage incurred in relation to Ordinance 30. Adoption by the City Council of the proposed assessment may occur at the hearing.  The proposed assessment is as follows:

Property: Amount:

140 2nd Street, Albany, MN $412.22



Written or oral objections will be considered at the public hearing.

Such assessment is proposed to be payable in one (1) installment. You may pay the entire assessment on such property to the City of Albany on or before November 15, 2017.  If not paid by this date, the amount will be certified to the Stearns County Auditor-Treasurer for collection in 2018.  You may at any time thereafter pay to the Stearns County Auditor-Treasurer the entire amount of the assessment. 

An owner may appeal an assessment to District Court pursuant to Minnesota Statutes Sections 429.081 by serving notice of the appeal upon the Mayor or City Administrator of the City within 30 days after the adoption of the assessment and filing such notice with the District Court within ten days after service upon the Mayor or City Administrator. 

No such appeal as to the amount of an assessment as to a specific parcel of land may be made unless the owner has either filed a signed written objection to the assessment with the City Administrator prior to hearing or has presented the written objection to the presiding officer at the hearing.



_____________________________________

Tom Schneider, City Administrator



Published in the Albany Enterprise this 2nd day of August, 2017.

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

ON PROPOSED ASSESSMENT FOR

UNPAID CITY CHARGES

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Albany City Council will hold a public hearing at 6:30 o’clock in the evening or as soon as thereafter on Wednesday, August 16, 2017 in the Council Room at 400 Railroad Avenue, Albany, MN to consider and possibly adopt the proposed assessments set forth below for unpaid City charges incurred under City Code Section 77. Adoption by the City Council of the proposed assessment may occur at the hearing. The proposed assessment is as follows:

Property: Amount:

347 Countryside Lane, Albany, MN 56307 $250.00

Written or oral objections will be considered at the hearing.

Such assessment is proposed to be payable in one (1) installment. You may pay the entire assessment on such property to the City of Albany on or before November 15, 2017.  If not paid by this date, the amount will be certified to the Stearns County Auditor-Treasurer for collection as a special assessment in the year 2018.  You may at any time thereafter pay to the Stearns County Auditor-Treasurer the entire amount of the assessment. 

An owner may appeal an assessment to District Court pursuant to Minnesota Statutes Sections 429.081 by serving notice of the appeal upon the Mayor or City Administrator of the City within 30 days after the adoption of the assessment and filing such notice with the District Court within ten days after service upon the Mayor or City Administrator. 

  No such appeal as to the amount of an assessment as to a specific parcel of land may be made unless the owner has either filed a signed written objection to the assessment with the City Administrator prior to hearing or has presented the written objection to the presiding officer at the hearing.



___________________________________

Tom Schneider, City Administrator



Published in the Albany Enterprise this 2nd day of August, 2017.

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CITY OF AVON

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

VARIANCE AND

CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT

John Schleper, property owner has filed an application for the Variance from the strict enforcement of the Zoning Ordinance of the City of Avon.  The property at 306 Blattner Dr., is in a C-2 zone.  The Variance would be to allow a temporary structure in a C-2 zone which would be located in the rear of the building for storage.  The Conditional Use Permit request is to authorize a 3-5 year period of time to bring the property up to current code under the new recreational vehicle business.  A public hearing will be held by the City of Avon Planning Commission on Tuesday, August 15, 2017 at 5:45 p.m.  All meetings of the City of Avon are handicapped accessible.

City of Avon

Amy Pease

Zoning Administrator

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CITY OF AVON

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

VARIANCE 

William and Shirley Opatz, property owners have filed an application for the Variance from the strict enforcement of the Zoning Ordinance of the City of Avon.  The property at 715 Windsor Way is in an R-1 zone.  The Variance would be to allow a 6’ fence to be constructed between the residential structure and the right of way instead of 4’ as set forth in the ordinance.   A public hearing will be held by the City of Avon Planning Commission on Tuesday, August 15, 2017 at 5:30 p.m.  All meetings of the City of Avon are handicapped accessible.

City of Avon

Amy Pease

Zoning Administrator

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CITY OF AVON

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING FOR A

CHANGE/ADDITION TO THE CITY OF AVON ZONING ORDINANCE

A public hearing will be held on August 15, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. to hear any comments regarding the addition of the following information to be inserted into the City of Avon Zoning Ordinance 

NEW ZONING DISTRICT:   C2-Highway I-94 Commercial District which would allow off premise billboards to be constructed.

ADD/CHANGE LANGUAGE:  Chapter 19   Sign section of the ordinance to allow Billboard type signs in C-2 Highway I-94 Commercial.  Off-premise sign not to exceed 576 sq. ft.   On-premise sign to be located in R-3 along I-94.

The full Zoning Ordinance is on file and available for viewing at the Avon City Hall during regular business hours.

CITY OF AVON

Jodi Austing-Traut

City Administrator

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2018 Sauk River Watershed ?District Budget Public Hearing Notice
January 1st, 2018 to December 31, 2018 Calendar Year Budget

General Fund Budget

The General Fund Budget will be categorized into the following:

Managers Compensation and Training Expenses   $26,325

Operations and Administration Expenses $319,716

Education Expenses $85,122

Monitoring Expenses $81,024

BMP Incentive Program Expenses $152,967

Drainage Authority Expenses $43,499

Permit Authority Expenses $59,109

Operating Transfers $33,500

Total General Fund Budget $801,262

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN: The Sauk River Watershed District Board of Managers will meet at the Melrose City Center in Melrose, MN on Tuesday, August 22nd, 2017, at 6:30 p.m. for the purpose of continuing consideration on the forgoing proposed final budget with a maximum administrative levy of $701,493.  The remaining budget will be met through additional non-property tax funding sources.  At such time, any interested person may appear either in person or by a representative and will be given an opportunity for a full and complete discussion of proposed budget set forth and contained above. 

Scott Henderson

Administrator

Sauk River Watershed District

524 4th St South

Sauk Centre, MN 56378

(320) 352-2231 Phone

(320) 352-6455 Fax

scott@srwdmn.org

Visit us online at:  www.srwdmn.org 

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Unadopted Minutes

REGULAR SCHOOL BOARD MEETING

Albany Area Schools – ISD #745

Albany Elementary

July 12, 2017



1.CALL TO ORDER

The meeting was called to order by Chair Winkels at 7:00 p.m.

2.ROLL CALL

Present: Winkels, Hansen, Gersch, Kreuzer, McLachlan, Paulsen 

Late: Absent: Carbajal Student Representatives: N/A 

3.0 Public Forum

4.0 Agenda- Additions or Deletions - none

5.0 Approvals

5.1 Previous Meeting Minutes   Motion by Kreuzer, seconded by Hansen to approve the minutes from the June 14, 2017 Regular Board Meeting.  Supported by all Present

5.2 Cash Flow Report

Motion by Gersch, seconded by Paulsen to approve the Cash Flow Report for May 2017.

6.  Consent Agenda

AFT: John Kleppe, Band Director

Rachel Kleppe, Music AVE

Ann Ressler from .935 to 1.0 FTE

Corey Schlagel, Math

Cassian Gertken, Special Education

AESP:   Rebecca Bidney, Kids Co

EXTRA CURRICULAR:  Corey Schlagel, BBB

      Shanna Gerads, 7th GBB

      Sarah Christenson & Alyssa Brown Co Head Dance Coach

      Connor Huberty, Jr High FB

KIDS CO NEW:  Katelyn Hartwig, Breanna Mellesmoen, Luke Kramer, Gina Holdvogt

KIDS CO UPDATED:  Miranda Beutz, Venessa Solarz, Kelly O’Roark

CE:  Emily Johnson, K-3 BBCamp

        Erin Navratil, HITS

RESIGNATION/RETIREMENT:   

Jim Umhoefer, AFT end of 16-17 school year

Samantha Heschke, Kids Co effective July 10, 2017

Lori Habben, 9th Grade VB, effective July 3, 2017

Emily Bures, Para effective July 6, 2017

Penny Hoops, Food Service Director effective June 30, 2017

Brianna Philippi, Kids Co effective July 21, 2017

Charity Kauder, Kids Co effective July 11, 2017

DONATIONS:

$325.00 - American Legion – Scholarship R#54926

$100,000.00 - Stearns Bank - Facility Donation R#54929

$386.78 - Avon PTA - Transportation for field trips R#54929

$545.68 - Albany Baseball Association - Baseball Screens R#54931

$13.60 - The K Foundation - Albany Jr/Sr/ High R# 54969

Expenditures:

The following checks were issued in paying claims: Wire transfers and checks  89649-

01 General Fund $877,105.45

02 Food Services       12,639.06

04 Community Services   56,324.68

06 Building Construction            3,428,258.42

07 Debt Redemption                          900.00

Motion by Hansen, second by Kreuzer to approve the consent agenda. Supported by all Present.

7. Reports

7.1 Building Project Updates - Ryan Breitbach reported on the timeline and contingency balance alterations. Communication of timeline updates will be provided to community in early-mid August.

7.2 CMETS Update - Maureen Miller, the Technology Coordinator at CMETS, presented updates on the consortium.  CMETS stands for Central Minnesota Educational Telecommunications System. The consortium was formed to share ITV classes; now, it also helps with all kinds of technology services and support.

7.3 2016-2017 Summary of Building Goals

Sue Jenkins-Principal, Sheila Kost, and Cassie Nentl reported on ECC building goals. Goals focused on Social Emotional Development, Mathematics and Literacy Foundations, and Innovative Practices/Digital Literacy/Communication.

Sue Jenkins-Principal, and BLT members Carole Braschayko, Annie Strack, and Mary Kalla reported on building goals at Avon Elementary. Goals looked at Math, Reading, Technology (innovative practices/digital literacy), and Pawsitive Pride (Behavior Support).

Building Leadership Team (BLT) members Sharon Navratil and Kim Koehn reported on Albany Elementary building goals. Goals looked at Reading, Math, Communication, Innovation/Technology, and Interventions.

Paul Conrad - Principal, and BLT members Casey McGuire & Carrie Schmitz from Junior High School reported on their building goals. Goals focused on Math, Reading, Science, and Communication. They also talked about the transitioning to Middle School next year.

Tim Wege & BLT Member Jeanne Bruns reported on their building goals. Goals were focused on Math, Reading, Communication, and PLC teams. 

7.4 Middle School Mentoring Program - Casey McGuire Paul Conrad presented information on a new mentoring program that would start in for middle school students. The program would focus on at-risk students; and mentors would be provided by students from CSB/SJU. This is not tutoring but more of a role model, social-emotional program.

7.5 Purple Pride 

-Sheila Kost has been essential in the transition from the ECC to AVE and ALE.  Countless hours were spent organizing, sorting and packing.

-Amy Hoppe has been a huge part of making the “Big Move”.  A huge thank you for her dedication to AAS & our EC team.

-Mary Klasen has been incredibly flexible and creative while packing/moving all while continuing to provide top-notch programming for our students. 

-Custodial and other staff have been so flexible and helpful with all of the Construction issues.

-Breitbach Construction has been very accommodating to try to make the first day of school the best it can be with continued construction.

7.6 Enrollment Report - the year end report notes the growth in District.

8. Business

8.1 Avon Elementary Student Handbook

Motion by Hansen to approve the handbook as presented, second by McLachlan. Supported by all present.

8.2 Albany Elementary Student Handbook

Motion by Gersch to approve the handbook as presented, second by Paulsen. Supported by all present.

8.3 Middle School Student Handbook

Motion by Kreuzer to approve the handbook as presented, second by McLachlan. Supported by all present.

8.4 High School Student Handbook

Motion by Gersch to approve the handbook as presented, second by Paulsen. Supported by all present.

8.5 Policy 414-Child Abuse & Neglect-Second Read

Motion by Kreuzer to approve Policy 414 Child Abuse & Neglect as presented, second by McLachlan. Supported by all present.

8.6 Policy 533-Wellness-Second Read

Motion by Paulsen to approve Policy 533 Wellness as presented, second by Gersch. Supported by all present.

8.7 Policy 534- Unpaid Meals-First Read - changes discussed. Will have second read at next meeting.

8.8 Policy 805-Waste Reduction and Recycling-First Read - discussed. Second read next meeting.

8.9 Lunch and Milk Prices for 2017-2018

Motion by Kreuzer to increase the price of Elementary lunches from $ 2.25 to $ 2.35 and Middle/High School lunch prices from $ 2.35 to $2.45 to comply with Federal Regulations.  All other prices would remain the same. Second by Paulsen. Supported by all present.

8.10 Resolution for MSHSL Membership

Motion by Hansen to approve continued membership in the MSHSL, second by McLachlan. Supported by all present.

8.11 August 23, 2107 Work Session - Agenda items discussed.

8.12 Resource Training and Solutions Membership 17-18

Motion by Hansen to approve continued membership with RTS, second by Gersch. Supported by all present.

8.13 MSBA Membership 2017-2018 

Motion by Hansen to approve continued membership and services with MSBA, second by Paulsen. Supported by all present.

9. Board Committee Reports

Minutes Attached to Board Book

9.1 CMETS Governing Board

9.2 Teaching and Learning Board Committee

9.3 Community Engagement Board Committee

10. Superintendent’s Report:

10.1 Ed Foundation - moving along to have the Foundation running by this school year. Mission Statement and Goals reviewed. Fundraiser ideas/events planned.

10.2 Superintendent Evaluation and Goals - Mr. Johnson shared the goals he developed last fall and the progress toward those goals.

10.3 SRTS - (Safe Routes to School) - We are collaborating with the City of Albany and Stearns County to have sidewalks and safe bike routes to school.

10.4 Food Service - applications being received. Will interview soon.

10.5 Solar Garden - SoCore Energy will put on a presentation for on Tuesday, July 18, at 10:30 am.

10.6 Snow Plow - will likely need a new one this year. Will address at August meeting.

11. Close Meeting for Superintendent Performance Review

*Not all evaluations completed, so tabled this until the next meeting.

12. Adjournment

Agenda completed at 10 pm, a motion to adjourn was made by Hanson, seconded by Paulsen. Supported by all Present.

Patricia Gersch, Clerk

Greg Johnson, Superintendent

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