NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Managers of the Sauk River Watershed District pursuant to Minnesota Statue 103D.605 will hold a hearing February 20, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. at the Sauk River Watershed District office located at 524 Fourth Street South in Sauk Centre, Minnesota.  The purpose of the hearing is to consider and take comments on the 2018 Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources Clean Water Fund “Middle Sauk River Protection” Project, project # 349. 

The project will provide incentives to finance Best Management Practices focusing on cover crop implementation, riparian restoration and stabilization practices and erosion (gully) stabilization which will reduce erosion and nutrient runoff.  The estimated cost of the project is $330,650, to be mostly provided by a grant from the Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources and other local and state funding. Grant funds for this project are provided under Laws of Minnesota 2015, 1st Special Session, Chapter 2, Article 2, Section 7; Minnesota Statutes Sections 103B.101 and 103B.3369 (Clean Water Fund) as part of the Clean Water, Land and Legacy Amendment. The project supports the SRWD comprehensive plan, indicating opportunities for intensive best management practice implementation. 

For further information contact the Watershed District Office at (320) 352-2231.

Dennis Ritter, President

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STATE OF MINNESOTA

COUNTY OF STEARNS 

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DISTRICT COURT

SEVENTH JUDICIAL 

DISTRICT

Court File No. ?73-PR-18-539
In Re: Estate of:

ALCUIN T. SAND, a/k/a ALCUIN SAND,

Decedent.

NOTICE OF INFORMAL PROBATE OF WILL ?AND INFORMAL APPOINTMENT OF PERSONAL ?REPRESENTATIVE AND NOTICE TO CREDITORS
Notice is given that an Application for Informal Probate of Will and Informal Appointment of Personal Representative was filed with the Registrar, along with a Will dated June 24, 1996. The Registrar accepted the application and informally appointed Daniel Hopfer, whose address is 32939 Overdale Road, Melrose, MN 56352 and Levinus “Lee” Sand, whose address is 307 - 23rd Avenue North, St. Cloud, MN 56303, to serve together as the personal representative of the Decedent’s estate.

Any heir, devisee or other interested person may be entitled to appointment as personal representative or may object to the appointment of the personal representative. Any objection to the appointment of the personal representative must be filed with the Court, and any properly filed objection will be heard by the Court after notice is provided to interested persons of the date of hearing on the objection.

Unless objections are filed, and unless the Court orders otherwise, the personal representative has the full power to administer the estate, including, after thirty (30) days from the issuance of letters testamentary, the power to sell, encumber, lease, or distribute any interest in real estate owned by the Decedent.

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.

Dated: 19th January 2018

Registrar: /s/ George A. Lock

Dated: 1-19-18

Court Administrator: /s/ George Lock

Mark F. Uphus

MN # 141136

310 E. Main Street – PO Box 158

Melrose, MN  56352

Telephone: (320)256-7491

Facsimile: (320)256-7612

e-mail: manager@uphuslaw.com

ATTORNEY FOR APPLICANTS

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ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS

2018 BITUMINOUS CHIP SEAL FOR THE CITY OF MELROSE

STEARNS COUNTY, MINNESOTA

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that sealed bids will be received by WSB & Associates, Inc., 4140 Thielman Lane, Suite 204, St. Cloud, MN 56301 until 10:00 a.m. local time, Thursday, March 8, 2018, and will be publicly opened and read at said time and place by WSB.  Said proposals for the furnishing of all labor and materials for the construction, complete in-place, of the following approximate quantities:



78,596   S Y     Seal Coat Aggregate (FA-2)

  5,594   GAL     Bituminous Material for Fog Seal

18,863   GAL     Bituminous Material for Seal Coat (CRS-2P)

  7,103   L F     4” Solid Line Paint

The provisions of Minn. Stat. 16C.285 Responsible Contractor are imposed as a requirement of this contract.  All bidders and persons or companies providing a response/submission to the Advertisement for Bids of the City shall comply with the provisions of the statute.

The bids must be submitted on the Proposal Forms provided in accordance with the Contract Documents, Plans, and Specifications as prepared by WSB & Associates, Inc., 4140 Thielman Lane, Suite 204, St. Cloud, Minnesota 56301, which are on file with the City Clerk of Melrose and may be seen at the office of the Consulting Engineer or at the office of the City Clerk.

Complete digital Proposal Forms, Plans, and Specifications for use by Contractors submitting a bid are available at www.questcdn.com.  You may download the digital plan documents for a nonrefundable fee of $20.00 by inputting Quest project #5551532 on the website’s Project Search page.  Please contact QuestCDN.com at 952-233-1632 or info@questcdn.com for assistance in free membership registration, downloading, and working with this digital project information.

An optional paper set of Proposal Forms, Plans, and Specifications may be obtained from the Consulting Engineers, WSB & Associates, Inc., 4140 Thielman Lane, Suite 204, St. Cloud, MN 56301, for a nonrefundable fee of $60.00 per set, check payable to WSB & Associates, Inc.

Bids will only be accepted from Contractors who purchase digital or paper Bidding Documents as specified above.

No bids will be considered unless sealed and filed with the City of Melrose and accompanied by a cash deposit, cashier’s check, or certified check, or bid bond made payable to the City of Melrose for five percent (5%) of the amount bid, to be forfeited as liquidated damages in the event that the bid be accepted and the bidder fail to enter promptly into a written contract and furnish the required bond.

No bids may be withdrawn for a period of 60 days from the date of opening of bids.  The City reserves the right to reject any or all bids.

DATED:  January 18, 2018

BY ORDER OF THE CITY COUNCIL

                                                                     s/s Michael Brethorst City Administrator

Melrose, MN

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Ordinance 2018-01

AN ODRINANCE REPEALING AND REPLACING THAT PART ?OF SECTION 500.25, SUBDIVISION 6 OF CHAPTER V OF THE ?CITY CODE RELATING TO ACCESSORY USES
Section I

The City Council of the City of Freeport, Minnesota hereby ordains that part of Section 500.25, Subd. 6, of Chapter V of the City Code entitled “Accessory Use” is hereby repealed and replaced with “Exhibit A” attached hereto. Except as expressly modified in this Ordinance, Section 500.25, Subd. 6, of Chapter V of the City Code is expressly ratified, confirmed and remains in full force and effect.

Section II

Effective Date. This Ordinance is effective upon its adoption and publication as prescribed by law.

Adopted by the City of Freeport on the 30th day of January, 2018

Rodney Atkinson, Mayor

ATTEST:

Adrianna Hennen, Clerk-Treasurer

EXHIBIT A

Section 500.25, Subd. 6 Lot, Yard, Area and Height Requirements





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