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 May 30, 2018, the Sheriff of Stearns County will sell to the highest cash bidder a 2013 Hyun. Elantra.  Storage and lien sale fees due as of March 1, 2018 is $206.14.

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

Owner(s): Jennifer O’Donnell, Aeron O’Donnell.

Lienholders: Credit Acceptance Co.

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 June 13, 2018, the Sheriff of Stearns County will sell to the highest cash bidder a 2005 Ford Explorer.  Storage and lien sale fees due as of March 9, 2018 is $306.14.

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

Owner(s): Timothy Boston

Lienholders: JP Morgan Chase 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 June 13, 2018, the Sheriff of Stearns County will sell to the highest cash bidder a 1996 Dodge Stratus.  Storage and lien sale fees due as of March 9, 2018 is $312.81.

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

Owner(s): Angela Berhow

Lienholders: Community Action Council

PLEASE NOTE-THIS MAY BE A SALVAGE VEHICLE.

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ALBANY TOWNSHIP BOARD

MEETING CHANGE

Notice is hereby given that the town board of Albany Township, Stearns County, Minnesota will  change their meeting night from Monday, May 27, 2018 to Monday, June 4, 2018, because of the Memorial Day Holiday.

Diane Noll

Albany Township Clerk

320-224-9616

Published in the Albany Enterprise May 23 and 30

Posted May 18, 2018

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Albany Area Schools

Albany, Minnesota 56307

Administration Office 

Telephone 320/845-2171 – 

FAX 320/845-4017

Work Session

Albany Area Schools – 

ISD #745

May 23, 2018, 6:00 PM

District Board Room

A G E N D A

1. Call to Order

2. Roll Call

3. Elementary Enrollment

4. Staffing

5. Proposed 2018-19 Budget Overview

6. Proposed LTFM 2018-19

7. Community Survey

8. Outside Organizations

9. Policy 709 Student Transportation Safety Policy

10. Project Prioritization List

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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Holdingford School Board Briefs

The Holdingford School Board held their regular meeting on Wednesday, May 16, 2018. The meeting was called to order, the pledge was recited, the amended agenda was approved, and the consent agenda was approved. 

Chairperson Higgins welcomed fellow board members, administration, staff and guests. Junior Stuart Hawn presented his genius hour project to the board. He explained that in Ms. Clear’s Composition class the final project is a genius hour project. They develop the steps and goals pertaining to an item of interest to the student. Stuart Hawn chose Public Speaking to improve himself for future jobs. He plans to continue to work on public speaking in the hopes of becoming a Lawyer or a Judge.

Superintendent Chris Swenson reported on genius hour concept for sixth grade students. Leo Fussy’s project was to coordinate the collection of pop tabs for the Ronald McDonald House. Ayla Young’s project was to coordinate the collection of food to replenish the Food Shelf. Both students were very successful! 

Mr. Swenson informed the Board that the Lions Club Gun Raffle proceeds will be donated to the school for a Card Swipe System to improve school security and the Silent Auction along with the t-shirts sales raised $7,500 for secure entrances.

Student School Board Representative Elizabeth Rudser reported on senior class trip to the Arrowwood in Alexandria on May 18th, and Graduation on June 1. Ms. Rudser also updated the Board on the Zierden Family Fundraiser revealing over $26,000 was raised by students and staff and she updated the Board on the Dance team which had 32 girls try out.

Secondary Principal Angela Safran reported on the incredible day where students and staff came together for the Zierden family. She updated the board on Prom, Post Prom, FFA Banquet, Senior Class Trip, and Scholarship Awards Program where over $40,000 in scholarships were given out. She added schedules and instructional supply budgets for next school year are out, and summer school is set to go. Lastly Ms. Safran invited the board to attend the Graduation Ceremony on June 1st at 7:00 PM. 

Mr. Swenson reported on some items on behalf of Mr. Stang. He reported the Elementary Music concert went well however there are few things to improve on and Grandparents Day was amazing! 

Mr. Swenson reported BSED adopted their calendar for 2018-2019. They are in negotiations with staff and are reviewing caseloads for 2018-2019.

Other agenda items at the April 18th regular meeting included:

After a presentation by Math Department Chair Ms. Payne the Board approved to purchase new Math curriculum using a 3 year plan, costing approximately $25,000 year one, $25,000 year two and under $20,000 year three. 

Mr. Swenson presented the 2017-2018 revised budget. It was approved as presented.

A Board Work Session was added for May 23rd at 6:00 PM in the Board Room. 

The Board authorized a part time contract ($17,500) for an School Resource Officer through Stearns County with the stipulation a one-year contract can be worked out. 

Motion by Meier, second by Christensen, to accept resignation from Brian Maine Grounds and Maintenance employee. Motion carried AIF.

The resignation from Mellissa Miller LA Teacher effective at the end of the 2017-2018 school year was accepted. The Board thanked Ms. Miller for her years at Holdingford High School she will be missed!

Hired Tyler LaBonne for K-5 Summer School Principal. 

Hired Kelly Santini for a LA teaching position. 

Hired Monica Pick for the Title/Pre-School position. 

Re-authorize Jason Bruns as a Teacher on Special Assignment of Activities Director and Dean of Students. 

Approved the Resolution Relating to the Termination and Nonrenewal of the Teaching Contract of Derrick Roush a Probationary Teacher. 

Hired Co-Yearbook Advisors Tara Bishop and Marian Lyndgaard effective at the start of the 2018-2019 school year. 

Hired Matt Myers for Head Boys Basketball Coach. 

approved MOU to extend the probationary period of Logan Oellien for one additional year. 

Approval to add a K-6 SPED Teacher position for the 2018-2019 school year. 

Amended the contract hiring Joshua Smith for 6-12 Vocal Music Teacher to start at BS Step 3. 

Hired Kyle VanOverbeke for the Fifth Grade Teaching position. 

Hired Steven Theis for the Second Grade Teaching position. 

Hired Derrick Roush for the 6-12 Special Education Teaching position. 

Hired Gena Larson for the K-6 Special Education Teaching position. 

Hired Rebecca Stodolka for the added K-6 Special Education Teaching position. 

Hired the following summer cleaners: Lynette Block, Patty Jo Halvorson, Cathey Rodriguez, Isaiah Folsom, Jacob Vouk, Dylan McKenzie, Alex Provo, Jeremiah Christensen, and Blake Hawker. 

The Board acknowledged and thanked the following donators for their generous donation!

Resurrected Artists donated $200 to the Drama Department.

Upcoming meetings and events: 

Board Work Session May 23rd @ 6:00 PM in the Boardroom

Graduation June 1st @ 7:00 PM in the High School Gymnasium

Board Work Session June 6th @ 6:00 PM in the Boardroom

Regular Board meeting June 20th @ 6:00 PM in the LMC

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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