OFFICE OF THE MINNESOTA SECRETARY of STATE

CERTIFICATE OF ASSUMED NAME

Minnesota Statutes, Chapter 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:  Northland Pallet Supply

PRINCIPAL PLACE OF BUSINESS: 932 Waters Edge Cir., Avon, MN 56310 USA

NAMEHOLDER(S):

Name: Corey J. Schoenberg

Address: 932 Waters Edge Cir., Avon, MN 56310 USA

Name: CJS Enterprises, LLC

Address: 932 Waters Edge Cir., Avon, MN 56310 USA

By typing my name, 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: Corey Schoenberg

MAILING ADDRESS: 932 Waters Edge Cir., Avon, MN 56310

State of Minnesota Office of the Secretary of State

Filed: 10/18/2017

Signed: Steve Simon, Secretary of State

Published in the Albany Enterprise Wednesday, Nov. 1 and 8, 2017

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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: PotSpot

PRINCIPAL PLACE OF BUSINESS: 107 Avon Ave N, Avon, MN 56310

NAMEHOLDER(S):

Name: Douglas Ray Jenkins

Address: 18542 Kreigle Lk Rd, Avon, MN 56310 USA

Name: Brenda Sue Jenkins

Address: 18542 Kreigle Lk Rd, Avon, MN 56310 USA

Name: Alyssa Lynn Jenkins

Address: 18542 Kreigle Lk Rd, Avon, MN 56310 USA

By typing my name, 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: Brenda Jenkins

MAILING ADDRESS: PO Box 3, Avon, MN 56310

State of Minnesota Office of the Secretary of State

Filed: 8/26/2017

Signed: Steve Simon, Secretary of State

Published in the Albany Enterprise Wednesday, Nov. 1 and Nov. 8, 2017

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Unadopted Minutes of the Work Session

Albany Area Schools – ISD #745

October 24, 2017, 5:00 PM

District Board Room



A G E N D A

1. Call to Order: Chair Winkels called the work session to order at 5:05 pm.

2. Roll Call: 

Present: Winkels, Hansen, Gersch, Kreuzer, Paulsen

Absent: Carbajal        Late: McLachlan

3. School Board Goals:  discussion revolved around goals, measurement, and evaluation. Four main areas were focused on. They are: supporting the strategic plan; increasing Board engagement/relationships with community, staff, and students; ensuring the financial well-being of the District; and providing safe, fully-utilized facilities for learning. We will have a Google Doc to write these up and fill in the details.

4. E-12 Counseling Support: Principal Wege met with counselors to determine what changes could be made to job duties and responsibilities to free up the counselors to be able to provide more contact time directly with the students. 

5. Polling Place Resolution: we will come up with a Combined Polling Place Resolution for the next Board Meeting for a vote.

6. E-Learning Days: handout from MN Dept of Education regarding e-Learning days was reviewed. Principal Wege reviewed the staff response to this idea. We will need extensive parent communication/notification before utilizing e-Learning days.

7. Extended Leave: discussed options for Extended Leave of Absence MOU to AFT contract. Will vote on this at a later Board Meeting.

8. Adjournment: Chair Winkels adjourned the work session at 6:50.

Patricia Gersch, Clerk

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SAUK RIVER WATERSHED DISTRICT

524 - Fourth Street South, Sauk Centre, Minnesota 56378

      (320) 352-2231 phone (320) 352-6455 fax

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE: The Board of Managers of the Sauk River Watershed District will hold a public hearing on the adoption of a proposed rule related to the enforcement of buffer requirements on public ditches under its jurisdiction. The hearing will be held at the Board’s regular meeting at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, November 21, 2017, at the Sauk River Watershed District office located at 524 Fourth Street South in Sauk Centre, Minnesota. All interested parties are welcome to attend the hearing and provide comments. A copy of the proposed rule can be viewed on the District’s website at http://www.srwdmn.org/.

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STATE OF MINNESOTA

COUNTY OF STEARNS 

DISTRICT COURT

SEVENTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT

Court File No.: 73-PR-17-9516

In Re: Estate of

Marcella Thull,

Decedent

NOTICE 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 Dec. 1, 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 May 5, 2017, and for the appointment of Judy Rotzien, whose address is 10834 Able St. N.E., Blaine, MN 55434 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 said claims will be barred.

By the court

Dated: Oct. 23, 2017

William J. Cashman

Judge of District Court

Dated: Oct. 23, 2017

George Lock

Court Administrator

Paul A. Ampe, Attorney at Law

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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STATE OF MINNESOTA

COUNTY OF STEARNS 

DISTRICT COURT

SEVENTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT

PROBATE COURT DIVISION

Court File No.: 73-PR-17-9755

In Re: Estate of

Paul E. Tix,

Deceased

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

TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS AND CREDITORS:

It is Ordered and Notice is hereby given that on the 8th day of December, 2017, at 8:45 o’clock a.m., a hearing will be held in the above named Court at 725 Courthouse Square, St. Cloud, Minnesota, for the formal probate of an instrument purporting to be the will of the above named decedent, dated June 20, 2000, and for the appointment of Donna M. Tix, whose address is 12926 355th Street, Avon MN 56310, as personal representative of the estate of the above named decedent in unsupervised administration, and that any objections thereto must be filed with the Court. That if proper, and no objections are filed, a personal representative will be appointed to administer the estate, to collect all assets, pay all legal debts, claims, taxes, and expenses, and sell real and personal property, and do all necessary acts for the estate.

Notice is further given that ALL CREDITORS having claims against said estate are required to present the same to said personal representative or to the Court Administrator within four months after the date of this notice or said claims will be barred.

Dated: October 31, 2017

(COURT SEAL)  

William J. Cashman

Judge 

George Lock

Court Administrator

Attorney for Petitioner

Willenbring, Dahl, Wocken &  Zimmermann, PLLC

Daniel T. Zimmermann (141835)

318 Main Street-PO Box 417

Cold Spring, MN 56320

Telephone: (320) 685-3678

File: 19187-001

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Albany Area Schools

Albany, Minnesota 56307

Administration Office Telephone 320/845-2171 – FAX 320/845-4017

REGULAR SCHOOL BOARD MEETING

Albany Area Schools – ISD #745

November 8, 2017, 7:00 PM

District Board Room

A G E N D A

1. Call to Order

2. Roll Call

3. Public Forum

4. Agenda-Additions or Deletions

5. Approvals

5. 1. Previous Meeting Minutes

5. 2. Cash Flow Report-September 2017

6. Consent Agenda

7. Reports

7. 1. Student Representative

7. 2. Building Project Updates Presenter: Breitbach Construction

7. 3. Purple Pride

7. 4. Enrollment Report Presenter: Superintendent Johnson

7. 5. Albany and Avon PTA/PTO Updates

7. 6. Middle School Innovation

8. Business

8. 1. Audit Results Presenter: Schlenner Wenner & Co

8. 2. Policy 403 Discipline, Suspension, and Dismissal of School District Employees

8. 3. Policy 624 - Online Learning Options

8. 4. Policy 620 Credit for Learning

8. 5. Policy 903 Visitors to School District Buildings and Sites

8. 6. Polling Place Resolution

8. 7. Extended Leave Resolution

8. 8. Revised 17-18 Budget

8. 9. School Board Goals

9. Committee Reports

10. Superintendent Report

10. 1. Innovation

11. Adjournment

Note: Items may be added to the agenda which have an immediate effect on the operation of the school district. An effort will be made to keep additions to a minimum.

Patricia Gersch, Clerk

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Unadopted Minutes

REGULAR SCHOOL BOARD MEETING

Albany Area Schools – ISD #745

High School Media Center

October 11, 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, Kreuzer, McLachlan, Carbajal, Paulsen, Gersch

Late: Absent: Student Representatives: Buerman, Panek, Brinkman

3.0 Public Forum - no requests

4.0 Agenda- Additions or Deletions - Add 8.7 Summer Ag Grant

5.0 Approvals

5.1 Previous Meeting Minutes   Motion by Hansen, seconded by Paulsen to approve the minutes from the September 13, 2017 Regular Board Meeting.  Supported by all Present.

5.2 Cash Flow Report—August

Motion by Hansen, seconded by Gersch to approve the August Cash Flow Report.

6.  Consent Agenda

AFT:   Kristy Yurczyk-Lane Change BA/BS+15 to BA/BS+45

        Sonya Hoffarth-Lane Change MA+15 to MA+30

        Duane Lichy-Lane Change MA+15 to MA+30

        Krista Schmitz-Lane Change MA to MA+15

        Cassian Gertken-Lane Change MA to MA+15

        Dave Herdan-Department Chairperson, Music

        Stacey Zierden-Lane Change BA/BS to BA/BS+30

AESP: Lori Arceneau, add’l 1hr x 4 days week, Targeted Services

        Rosangela VanHeel, Para @ ALE

        Terry Bialka, Custodian @ ALE

        Timothy Jensen, Para @ High School

        Leah Van Overbeke, from 6.25 to 6.5 hrs per day

        Debbie Niece, Cook’s Helper @ ALE

EXTRA CURRICULAR:                  

KIDS CO NEW:  Tucker Dingmann, Zach Dinndorf, Kathryn Sands, Elexis Vogel, Nathan Wolf

KIDS CO UPDATED: Emilee Gerads,

CE:  Jenna Bardson, Peyton Dingmann, Anne Hoeschen, Renae Illies, Jessica Dolan, Makayla Bloch, Samuel Scherping, Leanna Laing, Tucker Dingmann,      

LOA:  ONE

REQUEST FOR SEVERANCE: Joseph Kalthoff, per 2015-2017 AESP Master Agreement

RESIGNATION/RETIREMENT: 

Chase Douvier, last day of work-September 21, 2017

Terry Bialke, last day of work-September 29, 2017

Joseph, Kalthoff, last day of work-October 31, 2017

Maddie Eiynck, last day of work-October 5, 2017

Rebecca Bidney, Kids Co last day of work September 29, 2017

DONATIONS:  

$10.00 - Albany Recycling - Women in Stem R#55193

$1015.17 - Albany Baseball Association - Jersey’s R#55195

$180.00 - Albany Coaches - Coaches Scholarship R#55195

$785.64 - Sauk River Watershed - Classroom materials R#55195

$250.00 - Granite City Machinists & Mechanics Lodge 623 - Robotics R#55196

Expenditures:

The following checks were issued in paying claims: Wire transfers and checks 90243-90474

01 General Fund $812,863.56 

02 Food Services     $77,320.51 

04 Community Services              $43,065.42 

06 Building Construction      $2,457,455.67 

Motion by Kreuzer, seconded by McLachlan to approve the consent agenda. Supported by all Present.

7. Reports—None

7.1 Student Representatives

A. Homecoming was last week. Activities went well, especially the tailgating. Thank you to sponsors.

B. Student Council - many activities. Haunted House will be Sunday, October 29.

C. Sports - discussed successes of cross-country, swimming, football, and volleyball teams

D. NHS - 22 new members inducted. Will be doing Trick-or-Treating for Food Shelf.

E. Activities - Novelists of Today and Tomorrow discussing writer/publisher, Captains and Leaders did Blood Drive, ASK Peer Tutoring started

F. Middle School Students of the Month: Katie S, Grant K, Yeraldit V, & Myra K

G. Teacher Spotlight - Mr Ressler recognized as an innovative teacher, especially for his Global Studies class.

H. Leaders in Education Award Winners (teachers) & Educational Support Staff Award Winners (staff) listed.

I. Survey - Juniors were asked what they were looking forward to most with the new addition: bathrooms, lunch room, shop, learning commons, and locker rooms.

J. Concerns - timeline of project yet, old bathrooms need remodeling, lunch room not ideal, and want more access to counselors. Big question: will we get backpacks back?

7.2 Building Project Updates - Ryan B. reported on the budget, contingencies, and progress of building project.

7.3 Purple Pride

-Lisa Stangler has made the cafeteria at Avon Elementary a fun place to be. Thank you for your flexibility.

-Jill Valerius put in many hours to make the Walk-a-thon at Avon Elementary a success! Thanks for organizing the volunteers.

-Lori Burg helped to organize the PTA Walk-a-Thon.  Thanks for serving as our MC. 

-Cathy Studer answers the call or every teacher; addressing their tech needs. In her busy day, she puts students and teachers first. 

-Aileen Swenson goes above and beyond to assist teacher and students.  She does so with a smile every time. She problem solves with students so they can become more independent.

-Dan Kramer is on call and on the go ALL day, making sure teachers have the tech tools they need to move learning forward. 

-Joan Eibensteiner is an incredibly dedicated and forward-thinking educator. 

-Holly Rousch demeanor creates an atmosphere of calm in the very busy learning center.  She is ready to meet the needs of the students.

-Sara Burnett is our district’s “handyman” when it comes to back-to-school digital tools. Her efficiency and friendliness are appreciated. 

Many thanks to Chef Sebastien LeConte demonstrated the art of making crepes for the family consumer science class and the French I students. 

Al Ethen collected free fabric and cut over 1000 4.5 in quilt squares for the junior high classes to make quilts for the missions.  Well done!

-Gina Burg has embraced her one on one position and her student is showing success and progress. Thank you for your care and attention. 

-Diane Falcon is always willing to drop what she is doing and help with technology tasks. 

-Julie Stich helps maintain the Avon Elementary page on the website.  She is always on the ball with updates and adding content.

-Nicole Schneider is helping with the Albany Elementary page on the website.  It really takes a collaborative effort to maintain all the sites.  Nicole is a great team player.

-Brenda Levinski makes my job easier. She is prompt and does a great job taking care of details. She alerts me to potential concerns and always has the heart of a servant.  

-Jody Abraham, Becky Boyer, Christine Manthe, Ashley Otremba, Stephanie Sauerer are one bunch of impressive ladies. They have put in countless hours to make the transition to Albany Elementary. It is an honor to have them on our team. 

-Carol Mergen donated a box of material for the family consumer science classes.  Much appreciated. 

-Dana, Angie and Mary were great hosts to the Culinary Arts Basic Baking Class by giving them a tour of the school’s kitchen.

-Steve Pelzer reminded a 1st grader to go to breakfast before recess--and the student did.  Amazing bus driver taking extra effort to make sure students are on the right bus and safe. 

-Dan Kramer thank you for the effort and patience to re-install printer setup and work through the challenges. 

-Diane Grebinoski thank you for your thoughtfulness on the morning of the Walk A Thon Fundraiser.

-Alex Miller has stepped in to help a fellow student.  This student is working hard and it is because Alex has been a positive role model. 

7.4 Enrollment Report - Supt. Johnson reviewed the numbers for enrollment. Total 1773 currently.

7.5 Transportation Updates - Alex Kelley, transportation director presented information regarding buses, drivers, routes, etc. New routing software will be started. Bus drivers still needed. New position open for groundskeeper/mechanic.

7.6 Food Service Updates - Tara Forner, Food Service Director shared information on the food program. Discussed new food items, new ala carte area, staffing, and the Great American Apple Crunch.

7.7 Building Goals - Each schools’ representatives discussed their building goals.

A. Middle School Goals: Improve Reading MCA scores, Improve Math MCA scores, Improve Science MCA scores

B. Albany Elementary Goals: Improve MCA Reading scores, improve MCA Math scores, improve writing samples, and have 3 events to build positive school culture.

C. Avon Elementary Goals: Sustain high MCA math scores, sustain high MCA reading scores, and enhance Weebly sites and other technology to improve communication, plan for and enhance Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports.

D. High School Goals: Increase number of students with proficiency or growth in STAR reading tests, increase number of students with proficiency or growth in STAR math tests, all teachers will create and be ready to deliver instruction via Schoology on any snow/emergency cancellation days.

8. Business

8.1 Policy 403 Discipline, Suspension, and Dismissal of School District Employees--First Read - reviewed and discussed. Second read next month.

8.2 Policy 624 On-line Learning Options - First Read- reviewed and discussed. Second read next month. Second read next month.

8.3 Work Session Agenda - will meet in October. Topics will be: School Board Goals, Counseling Support, Polling Place Resolution, and E-Learning days.

8.4 MOU-Transportation and Grounds Assistant - Reviewed MOU. Motion by Carbajal, seconded by Paulsen to adopt the MOU for AESP contract. Supported by all present.

8.5 Extended Leave - looked at and discussed the current extended Leave of Absence agreement. Will add this to October Work Session agenda.

8.6 17-19 Community Education Director Contract - Motion by Kreuzer, seconded by Gersch to approve the 17-19 Community Education Director Contract. Supported by all present.

8.7 Summer Ag Program Grant - Motion by Paulsen to approve the Summer Ag Program Grant and the plan associated with it. Seconded by Hansen. Supported by all present. 

9. Board Committee Reports - Minutes Attached to Board Book.

10. Superintendent Report

A. Rezoning request

B. Audit report by Sue C., full report in November.

C. Work Session date change - October 24, 5 pm, New district office board room.

D. Gymnastics - interest in program.

E. Pool - air quality improved. Tile work being done.

F. Bus drivers - still needed. Creative ways to look at current staff members as drivers.

G. Mail delivery- being revamped due to resignation.

H. District office support staff resignation - will analyze that position and how we could change it to benefit departments.

I. Verizon interested in putting in a small tower near us. Agreement being looked at.

J. Winter Leadership Conference - January 11 & 12 in Minneapolis. 

K. Timelines - some people have had concerns over when aspects of the projects are completed. Work is being completed correctly and with quality. 

11. Adjournment

Agenda completed at 9:02 pm, a motion to adjourn was made by Paulsen, seconded by Kreuzer. Supported by all present.



Patricia Gersch, Clerk

Greg Johnson, Superintendent

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