December 20, 2022 at 3:20 p.m.
Star Post Legals 12/21/2022
INCLUDING REFUSE, RECYCLING, AND
Notice is hereby given that the City of Albany will be accepting proposals for a municipal refuse, recycling, and yard waste collection contract for all residential properties located within the City. The Contract period is three (3) years with the option for two one-year extensions.
Specifications and other information necessary to submit a proposal may be obtained at Albany City Hall, P.O. Box 370, Albany, MN 56307or by emailing Tom Schneider, Administrator, at [email protected] or calling by calling Albany City Hall at 320-845-4244. The Request for Proposals is available electronically by emailing [email protected].
Proposals shall be submitted to Albany City Hall by no later than 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 25, 2023.
Published in the Star Post this 21st day of December, 2022
Affidavits of Candidacy for the Township of Albany, Stearns County MN, shall be filed with the township clerk beginning on Tuesday, January 3, 2023 at 8:00 A.M and continue until Tuesday, January 17, 2023 at 5:00 P.M. The Clerk’s office will be open January 17 from 1 to 5 P.M for filing purposes.
Office to be filled at the Annual Meeting on March 14, 2023 are for one supervisor for a three year term now held by Mary Rosen.
Annual Election and Township Meeting will be held at the City of Albany, City Hall, 400 Railroad Avenue, Albany MN.
Affidavits of candidacy shall be filed with the Township Clerk at 20929 330 St, Albany MN 56307,or contact her by email at [email protected]. Filing fee is $2.00.
Diane Noll- Clerk
Published in the Albany Star Post Wednesday, December 14 and 21, 2022.
FILING NOTICE FOR TOWNSHIP ELECTION
Notice is hereby given that the Farming Township Board Election will be held Tuesday, March 14, 2023 in the Farming community Center Board Room. Affidavits for Candidacy may be filed with the Township Clerk at 26855 County Road 23, Richmond MN 56368 beginning Tuesday January 3, 2023 at 8 am and continue until January 17, 2023 at 5 pm. The clerk will be available at the above residence on January 17, 2023 from 1 pm to 5 pm for filing purposes, as required by law
Office to be filled;
Township supervisor - 3 year term-currently held by Dan Stommes
Township treasurer - 2 year term-currently held by Duane Janssen
There is a $2.00 filling fee
Any questions, please email me at [email protected] or call 320-249-3710
Farming Township clerk
TOWNSHIP OF OAK
Affidavits of Candidacy for the Township of Oak, Stearns County Minnesota, shall be filed with the Township Clerk beginning on Tuesday January 3rd, 2023 thru Tuesday January 17th 2023 at 5 PM. The Clerk’s office will be open January 17th from 1 to 5 pm for filing purposes.
Offices to be filled at the Annual Meeting on March 14th, 2023 are: one Treasurer for a two-year term currently held by Rick Goebel and one Supervisor for a three-year term currently held by Dennis Gerads.
Affidavits of Candidacy shall be filed with the Township Clerk at 34993 County Road 172, Freeport MN 56331 or at the January monthly meeting. The Township Clerk can be reached for appointment at (320)980-0880 or by email at [email protected].
TOWNSHIP OF AVON
Affidavits of Candidacy
Affidavits of Candidacy for the March 2023 Township Election can be filed with the Avon Township Clerk beginning on Tuesday, January 3, 2023 at 8:00 AM and continue until Tuesday, January 17, 2023 at 5:00 PM. Offices to be filled at the Township Election on Tuesday, March 8, 2022 are one Supervisor for a three-year term to fill the seat now held by Richard Bresnahan, and for Treasurer for a two-year term to fill the seat now held by Kelly Martini. Filing fee is $2.00.
Affidavits of Candidacy shall be filed with the Township Clerk at the Avon Township Hall, 16881 Queens Road, Avon, MN 56310. The Town Hall will also be open on the last day of filing (January 17, 2023) from 1:00 – 5:00 PM as required by MN statute. A copy of the required form is available from the Clerk, or online from the MN Secretary of State website at https://www.sos.state.mn.us/media/1027/affidavit-of-candidacy.pdf.
Stephen G. Saupe, Clerk
Published in the Star-Post December 14 & 21, 2022
CITY OF AVON
ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
Electronic Bids will be received by the City of Avon, Minnesota, on the QuestCDN.com website via the VirtuBid electronic bidding application. Only electronic bids will be accepted for this project. Bids will be received on the QuestCDN.com website, until 11:00 A.M., CST on Thursday, January 5, 2022, at which time they will be opened electronically and reviewed for the furnishing of all labor, materials, and all else necessary for the following:
2023 Avon Capital Improvements
In general, and pursuant to Minnesota Statutes, chapter 429, the work consists of the construction of sanitary sewer, watermain, storm sewer improvements and street construction with approximately the following quantities:
• 3,400 CY Common Excavation
• 450 LF 12”-18” RCP Storm Sewer
• 980 LF 8” PVC Watermain
• 200 LF 8” Sanitary Sewer
• 520 LF of 12” Sanitary Sewer
• 2,620 TN Aggregate Base Class 6
• 1,400 LF Concrete Curb & Gutter
• 14 EA Residential Sewer/Water Service Connection
• 1,450 (CV) CY Select Granular Borrow
• 900 TN Bituminous Pavement
• 1,900 SF 5” Concrete Sidewalk
Along with erosion control, turf establishment, traffic control and related appurtenances. Construction is expected to begin by 5/1/23 and be substantially completed by 7/14/23.
Complete digital Bidding Documents are available at www.questcdn.com by inputting QuestCDN eBidDoc #8210793 on the website’s Project Search page. Paper Bidding Documents may also be viewed at the City of Avon City Hall and at Stantec, 3717 23rd Street South, St. Cloud MN 56301.
Direct inquiries to Engineer’s Project Manager, Jeremy Mathiasen, at (320) 266-5232 and [email protected]. Instructions for viewing the bid opening will be made available through QuestCDN and posted on the City’s website.
The Engineer’s Estimate of Construction Cost for this Project is $700,000.
Bid Security in the amount of 5 percent of the amount of the Bid must accompany each Bid in accordance with the Instructions to Bidders.
For this project, the City will only accept online electronic bids through QuestCDN. To access the electronic bid, download the project documents and click on the online bidding button at the top of the advertisement. Prospective bidders must be on the plan holders list through QuestCDN for bids to be accepted.
The Owner reserves the right to retain the deposits of the 3 lowest Bidders for a period not to exceed 60 days after the date and time set for the Opening of Bids. No Bids may be withdrawn for a period of 60 days after the date and time set for the Opening of Bids.
The Owner reserves the right to reject any and all Bids, to waive irregularities and informalities therein, and further reserves the right to award the Contract to the best interests of the Owner.
The successful bidder must be a “responsible contractor.” The term “responsible contractor” means a contractor as defined in Minnesota Statutes, section 16C.285, subdivision 3. Any prime contractor, subcontractor, or motor carrier that does not meet the minimum criteria or fails to comply with the verification requirements is not a responsible contractor and is not eligible to be awarded a construction contract for the project or to perform work on the project. A prime contractor, subcontractor, or motor carrier that makes a false statement under oath verifying compliance with the minimum criteria will be ineligible to be awarded a construction contract on the project, and the submission of a false statement may result in termination of a contract awarded to a prime contractor, subcontractor, or motor carrier that submits the false statement. A prime contractor shall include in its verification of compliance a list of all of its first-tier subcontractors that it intends to retain for work on the project. Before execution of a construction contract, a prime contractor shall submit a supplemental verification under oath confirming that all subcontractors and motor carriers that the prime contractor intends to use to perform project work have verified to the prime contractor, through a signed statement under oath by an owner or officer, that they meet the minimum criteria for a responsible contractor.
Jodi Austing-Traut, City Administrator
City of Avon, Minnesota
Published on December 14th, and December 21st, 2022
ORDINANCE NO. 12-15-2022
AN ORDINANCE SUMMARIZING AND REAFFIRMING FEES FOR CITY LICENSES, PERMITS AND SERVICES, ESTABLISHING A SCHEDULE OF FINES, AND PROVIDING FOR SUBSEQUENT REVIEW,
MODIFICATION AND AMENDMENT
THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MELROSE, STEARNS COUNTY, MINNESOTA HEREBY ORDAINS:
SECTION 1. RECITALS.
A. The Melrose City Code establishes certain fees which can be set from time to time by the City Council, and
B. The City Council has determined it is in the best interests of the citizens of the City to establish a master fee schedule to ensure that established fees for licenses, permit, services and fines are fair, reasonable, and proportionate to the actual cost of the circumstance for which the fee is imposed.
SECTION 2. FEE AND FINE SCHEDULE. Exhibit A shall be the fee and fine schedule for the City of Melrose and is available at the City Administration Office.
SECTION 3. FEES AND FINES NOT COVERED. Any fee or fine previously established, but not included in Exhibit A, shall continue in full force and effect.
SECTION 4. AMENDMENT. The City Council of Melrose reserves its authority to, from time to time, review the attached schedule of fees and fines and to make such additions, deletions, or modifications as it deems necessary and appropriate.
SECTION 5. EFFECTIVE DATE. This Ordinance shall become effective from and after due passage and enactment and publication according to law.
Adopted by the City Council this 15th day of December 2022.
JOE FINKEN, MAYOR
CITY OF MELROSE
PATRICIA HAASE, CITY CLERK
Published in the Melrose Beacon on the 28th day of December 2022.
NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE
PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE THE RIGHT TO VERIFICATION OF THE DEBT AND IDENTITY OF THE ORIGINAL CREDITOR WITHIN THE TIME PROVIDED BY LAW IS NOT AFFECTED BY THIS ACTION.NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN: That default has occurred in the conditions of the following described mortgage: DATE OF MORTGAGE: December 24, 2019 ORIGINAL PRINCIPAL AMOUNT OF MORTGAGE: $171,999.00 MORTGAGOR(S): JOHN D. MACHARDY AND NATALIA MACHARDY, HUSBAND AND WIFE, AS JOINT TENANTS MORTGAGEE: Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., solely as nominee for New Day Financial, LLC TRANSACTION AGENT: Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. MIN#: 100343000014398048 SERVICER: Carrington Mortgage Services, LLC LENDER: New Day Financial, LLC DATE AND PLACE OF FILING: Stearns County Minnesota, Recorder, on January 7, 2020, as Document No. A1560598. ASSIGNED TO: New Day Financial, LLC by an Assignment of Mortgage dated 08/21/2020 and recorded on 08/24/2020 as Document No. A1578219. Wilmington Savings Fund Society, FSB, as trustee of Stanwich Mortgage Loan Trust I by an Assignment of Mortgage dated 02/09/2022 and recorded on 02/10/2022 as Document No. A1626087. LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY:LOT 4, BLOCK 7, CHANTRY ESTATES PROPERTY ADDRESS: 1631 DEVON RD, SAINT CLOUD, MN 56303 PROPERTY I.D: 82.45768.0329 COUNTY IN WHICH PROPERTY IS LOCATED: Stearns THE AMOUNT CLAIMED TO BE DUE ON THE MORTGAGE ON THE DATE OF THE NOTICE: One Hundred Ninety-Eight Thousand Six Hundred Seventeen and 12/100 ($198,617.12)THAT no action or proceeding has been instituted at law to recover the debt secured by said mortgage, or any part thereof; that there has been compliance with all pre-foreclosure notice and acceleration requirements of said mortgage, and/or applicable statutes; PURSUANT, to the power of sale contained in said mortgage, the above described property will be sold by the Sheriff of said county as follows: DATE AND TIME OF SALE: 10:00AM on January 5, 2023 PLACE OF SALE: Stearns County Sheriff, Law Enforcement Center, Room S136 Civil Division, 807 Courthouse Square, St. Cloud, MN 56303 to pay the debt then secured by said mortgage and taxes, if any actually paid by the mortgagee, on the premises and the costs and disbursements allowed by law. The time allowed by law for redemption by said mortgagor(s), their personal representatives or assigns is 6.00 months from the date of sale. If Mortgage is not reinstated under Minn. Stat. Section580.30 or the property is not redeemed under Minn. Stat. Section580.23, the Mortgagor must vacate the property on or before 11:59 p.m. on July 5, 2023, or the next business day if July 5, 2023 falls on a Saturday, Sunday or legal holiday. “THE TIME ALLOWED BY LAW FOR REDEMPTION BY THE MORTGAGOR, THE MORTGAGOR’S PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVES OR ASSIGNS, MAY BE REDUCED TO FIVE WEEKS IF A JUDICIAL ORDER IS ENTERED UNDER MINNESOTA STATUTES, SECTION 582.032, DETERMINING, AMONG OTHER THINGS, THAT THE MORTGAGED PREMISES ARE IMPROVED WITH A RESIDENTIAL DWELLING OF LESS THAN FIVE UNITS, ARE NOT PROPERTY USED IN AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION, AND ARE ABANDONED. “Dated: November 16, 2022 Wilmington Savings Fund Society, FSB, as trustee of Stanwich Mortgage Loan Trust Randall S. Miller and Associates, PLLC Attorneys for Assignee of Mortgage/Mortgagee Edinburgh Executive Office Center, 8525 Edinbrook Crossing North Suite #210 Brooklyn Park, MN 55443 Phone: 952-232-0052 Our File No. 22MN00169-1 A-4764808 11/16/2022, 11/23/2022, 11/30/2022, 12/07/2022, 12/14/2022, 12/21/2022
MILLWOOD TOWNSHIP NOTICE
Notice is hereby given: Affidavits of candidacy for Millwood Township may be filed at the clerk’s office: 41867 269th Ave, Freeport, MN 56331. Filing opens January 3, 2023, and closes January 17, 2023. Please call ahead; hours for filing on the final day, 1-5 p.m. Position openings are as follows:
Supervisor, 3-year term
Treasurer, 2-year term.
Kallista Sprenger, Clerk
ALBANY TOWNSHIP BOARD
Notice is hereby given that the town board of Albany Township, Stearns County, Minnesota will change their meeting night from Monday, December 26, 2022 to Tuesday, December 27, 2022, 6:30 P.M. Meeting will be held at the Albany City Hall.
Diane Noll- Clerk
Published in the Albany Star Post Wednesday, December 14 and 21, 2022.
NOTICE OF ANNUAL MEETING
TOWNSHIP OF OAK
28801 County Road 30
Freeport MN 56331
Notice is hereby given that the Annual Meeting for the Township of Oak will be held on Tuesday, March 14th, 2023 at 8:30 p.m. at the Oak Town Hall. The meeting can be attended either in person or via zoom due to the COVID-19 pandemic. If you would like to join the Annual Meeting via zoom you must send an email to oaktown[email protected] to request an invitation for the online meeting.
HOLDING TOWNSHIP NOTICE
Affidavits of candidacy may be filed with the Town Clerk, Julianne Ebnet, between Tuesday, January 3, 2023 & Tuesday, January 17, 2023. You may call her at 320-746-2439 to make arrangements to meet at her home at 41249 190th Avenue, Albany, MN 56307. Offices to be elected in the March 14, 2023 election are Treasurer, 2 year term, currently held by Juleen Scegura and Supervisor, 3 year term currently held by Allen Fedor. Filling fee is $2.00.
Julianne Ebnet, Clerk
MELROSE TOWNSHIP NOTICE OF FILING FOR TOWNSHIP ELECTION
Affidavits of Candidacy for Melrose Township may be filed with the clerk starting January 3, 2023 and will close on January 17, 2023 for the March 2023 election. Offices open are:
-One Supervisor for a 3-year term
-One Clerk for a 2-year term
Hours for filing for office on the final day are 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Please contact the clerk with any questions and/or for additional information at 320-256- 7173.
Melrose Township Clerk
Notice is herby given: Affidavits of candidacy for Grove Township to be elected in March 2023 may be filed at the clerk’s office: 34308 Overton Rd Melrose, MN 56352.
Filing opens January 3, 2023 and closes January 17, 2023.
Positions opening are as follows:
Supervisor, 3-year term
Treasurer, 2-year term
Kris Leukam > Clerk
NOTICE OF ELECTION
TOWNSHIP OF OAK
Notice is hereby given to the Electors of Oak Township that the Township Annual Election will be held on March 14th, 2023. The polls will be open from 3pm-8pm at the Oak Town Hall located at 28801 County Road 30, Freeport MN. The positions being voted on are as follows,
(1) Treasurer for a two-year term.
(1) Supervisor for a three-year term.
SPRING HILL TOWNSHIP FILING NOTICE
Notice is hereby given to qualified voters of Spring Hill Township, Stearns County, State of MN, that filing for town office will be held for a two week period beginning January 3, 2023.
Affidavits of Candidacy shall be filed with the town Clerk ( or designee) at 29769 325th Ave Melrose MN 56352, between the hours of 8:00 am to 9:00pm from January 3, 2023 to January 17, 2023. Filing will close on January 17th 2023 at 5:00 pm. Filing fee is $ 2.00.
March Annual Election terms are one Supervisor: 3 year term. One Treasurer: 2 year term.
Clerk Spring Hill Township