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ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS

2023 Active Transportation Sidewalk

Melrose, Minnesota

SEH No. MELRO 172828

SAP No. 073-590-005

Notice is hereby given that Online Bids will be received by the Administrator until 10:00 a.m., Thursday, August 7, 2023, via QuestCDN for the furnishing of all labor and material for the construction of 2023 Active Transportation Sidewalk.

The bid opening will be conducted via Microsoft Teams, at which time they will be publicly opened and read aloud:

2023 Active Transportation Sidewalk Bid Opening

10:00 AM, Thursday, August 7, 2023

Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone: https://teams.microsoft.com/l/meetup-join/19%3ameeting_N2ExNDQ4OTQtYjVmZC00ZmM1LTk1MmUtNjZjMzJkYTMyNmE2%40thread.v2/0?context=%7b%22Tid%22%3a%22642f4553-88f1-43dc-9a29-90842cd19d4c%22%2c%22Oid%22%3a%2248472820-a408-4d5c-b262-d033b1c6fa20%22%7d

Meeting ID: 243 919 553 181 

Passcode: 8kEvxn

Or call in (audio only) 

+1 872-242-7640,,628245738#   United States, Chicago 

Phone Conference ID: 628 245 738#

Any person monitoring the meeting remotely may be responsible for any documented costs. Message and data rates may apply.

Major quantities for the Work include:

865CU YDExcavation - Common (P)

           20,641SQ FT4-Inch Concrete Walk

100SQ FTTruncated Domes

             2,100LIN FTSilt Fence, Type MS

             1,000LIN FTSediment Control Log Type 

           Wood Fiber

             3,159SQ YDSite Restoration

The Bidding Documents may be seen at the Issuing Office of SEH located at 2351 Connecticut Avenue, Suite 300, Sartell, MN 56377-2485, 320.229.4300, Dave Blommel, 320.229.4349, dblommel@sehinc.com.

The Bidding Documents may be viewed for no cost at http://www.sehinc.com by selecting the Project Bid Information link at the bottom of the page and the View Plans option from the menu at the top of the selected project page.

Digital image copies of the Bidding Documents are available at http://www.sehinc.com for a fee of $30. These documents may be downloaded by selecting this project from the “Project Bid Information” link and by entering eBidDocTM Number 8635046 on the SEARCH PROJECTS page. For assistance and free membership registration, contact QuestCDN at 952.233.1632 or info@questcdn.com.

For this project, bids will ONLY be received electronically. Contractors submitting an electronic bid will be charged an additional $42 at the time of bid submission via the online electronic bid service QuestCDN.com. To access the electronic Bid Worksheet, download the project document and click 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. Bids shall be completed according to the Bidding Requirements prepared by SEH dated August 3, 2023.

In addition to digital plans, paper copies of the Bidding Documents may be obtained from Docunet Corp. located at 2435 Xenium Lane North, Plymouth, MN 55441 (763.475.9600) for a fee of $75.

Bid security in the amount of 5 percent of the Bid must accompany each Bid in accordance with the Instructions to Bidders.

A Contractor responding to these Bidding Documents must submit to the City/Owner a signed statement under oath by an owner or officer verifying compliance with each of the minimum criteria in Minnesota Statutes, section 16C.285, subdivision 3.

This Work shall be subject to minimum wages and labor standards in accordance with the State of Minnesota.

The Owner reserves the right to reject any and all Bids, to waive irregularities and informalities therein and to award the Contract in the best interests of the Owner.

Colleen Winter

Administrator

Melrose, Minnesota

Publish:

QuestCDN:August 16, 2023

City of Melrose website:August 16, 2023

The Star Post”August 16 and 23, 2023

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TOWNSHIP OF AVON

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

    Notice is hereby given that the Avon Township Planning Commission, County of Stearns, Minnesota, will conduct a public hearing on Wednesday, August 30, 2023 beginning at 7:15 PM in the Avon Township Hall (16881 Queens Road, Avon, MN) to consider an application for a variance submitted by Gail Michaletz Trust, 52189 415th Avenue, North Mankato, MN 56003.  This application requests a variance from Section 9.9.9.A(3) of Avon Township Ordinance No. 5, to permit at their residence at 18651 County Road 154, Avon, MN  56310 (PID 03.01452.0950), an addition to their garage that would be 10 feet closer to the center-of-the-road than is currently permitted by ordinance.  

    All interested persons are invited to this hearing, at which time you may appear if you so desire, either in person or by agent, in opposition to, or in support of, the proposed changes.  The hearing of this request is not limited to those receiving copies of this notice, and if you know of any neighbor or affected property owner, who for any reason has not received a copy, it would be appreciated if you would inform him/her of this public hearing.  If you cannot attend this meeting, you may direct comments to the Avon Township Clerk.

    The public is invited to attend.  Avon Township meetings are handicap-accessible.

Stephen Saupe, Clerk

16881 Queens Road, Avon, MN 56310

clerk@avontownship.org 

Published in the Star-Post Wednesday August 16, 2023

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2022 Annual Disclosure Statement

Name of Development Authority:  Freeport EDA

Name of Municipality:  Freeport

    The following information represents the annual disclosures of tax increment districts for the year ended December 31, 2022.

                         TIF 2 (Swany White Mill)

Current net tax capacity…………………………….……$3,166

Original net tax capacity…………………………………$1,052

Captured net tax capacity………………………………..$2,146

Principal and interest payments due in 2023…………………$0

Tax increment received in 2022………………………….$2,857

Tax increment expended in 2022………………………...$2,857

Month and year of first tax increment receipt……………5/2014

Date of required decertification…………….………..12/31/2022

The total increased property taxes to be paid

from outside the district if fiscal disparities 

Option A applies………………………………………………$0


Additional information regarding this district may be 

obtained from:

Jon Nelson

PO Box 301

Freeport, MN 56331

(320) 836-2112

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City of Freeport, Minnesota

125 East Main Street

Freeport, MN 56331

Welle Country Acres Phase 4

ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS

    Online Bids for the construction of the Welle Country Acres Phase 4 will be received by City of Freeport, until 2:00 PM local time on Thursday, September 7, 2023, via QuestCDN for electronic bid submittals. Paper copies of the bids can be submitted to the Freeport City Hall located at 125 East Main Street, Freeport, MN 56331.

    The bid opening will be conducted both in person at City hall and via Microsoft Teams, at which time they will be publicly opened and read aloud:

Welle Country Acres Phase 4, Freeport, MN – Bid Opening

Thursday, September 7, 2023 2:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

    Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet, or smartphone: https://teams.microsoft.com/l/meetup-join/19%3ameeting_YzM5YWRkMWMtZmMzYy00MTZmLTg2ZTYtMDc2N2MwYWQ2YzM0%40thread.v2/0?context=%7b%22Tid%22%3a%22642f4553-88f1-43dc-9a29-90842cd19d4c%22%2c%22Oid%22%3a%2248472820-a408-4d5c-b262-d033b1c6fa20%22%7d

Meeting ID: 298 679 604 096 

Passcode: JaiMX9 

Or call in (audio only) 

+1 872-242-7640,,151328765#   United States, Chicago 

Phone Conference ID: 151 328 765#

    Any person monitoring the bid opening remotely may be responsible for any documented costs. Message and data rates may apply.

Major quantities for the Work include:

        1,004    LIN FT    8-Inch Pipe Sewer

        1    LUMP SUM    Sanitary Sewer Lift Station 

                    with Valve Manhole

        1,353    LIN FT    8-Inch Water Main

    Bids will be received for a single prime Contract. Bids shall be on a unit price basis

    The Issuing Office for the Bidding Documents is: Short Elliott Hendrickson Inc. (SEH), 2351 Connecticut Avenue, Suite 300, Sartell, MN 56377, 320.229.4300. Prospective Bidders may examine the Bidding Documents at the Issuing Office on Mondays through Fridays between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.

    Bidding Documents also may be examined online at http://www.sehinc.com; the office of the Freeport City Hall, 125 East Main Street, Freeport, MN 56331, on Mondays through Fridays between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.

    Bidding Documents may be viewed and ordered online at http://www.sehinc.com for a non-refundable fee of $30. These documents may be downloaded by selecting this project from the PROJECT BID INFORMATION link and by entering eBidDocTM Number 8376470 on the SEARCH PROJECTS page. For assistance and free membership registration, contact QuestCDN at 952.233.1632 or info@questcdn.com.

    For this project, bids will be received electronically or paper submittal. In order to submit electronically, download the project document and click the online bidding button at the top of the advertisement. Prospective bidders must be on the plan holders list through Quest CDN for bids to be accepted. Bids shall be completed according to the Bidding Requirements prepared by SEH, dated July 25, 2023.

    Paper copies of the Bidding Documents may be obtained from Docunet Corp. located at 2435 Xenium Lane North, Plymouth, MN 55441 (763.475.9600) for a non-refundable fee of $100.

    A pre-bid conference will be held at 2:00 p.m. local time on Tuesday, August 29, 2023 via Microsoft Teams. Attendance at the pre-bid conference is highly encouraged but is not mandatory.

    Welle Country Acres Phase 4, Freeport, MN – Optional Pre-bid Meeting

    Tuesday, August 29, 2023 at 2:00 p.m.

    Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet, or smartphone: https://teams.microsoft.com/l/meetup-join/19%3ameeting_ZjI0NWFhMzctN2QzYy00NmQwLTg4NzktMWI3Yjg3NGE5OWQx%40thread.v2/0?context=%7b%22Tid%22%3a%22642f4553-88f1-43dc-9a29-90842cd19d4c%22%2c%22Oid%22%3a%2248472820-a408-4d5c-b262-d033b1c6fa20%22%7d

Meeting ID: 220 320 817 846 

Passcode: DYRrhh 

Or call in (audio only) 

+1 872-242-7640,,249458783#   United States, Chicago 

Phone Conference ID: 249 458 783#

    Any person attending the pre-bid meeting remotely may be responsible for any documented costs. Message and data rates may apply.

    Bid security shall be furnished in accordance with the Instructions to Bidders.

    A Contractor responding to these Bidding Documents must submit to the City/Owner a signed statement under oath by an owner or officer verifying compliance with each of the minimum criteria in Minnesota Statutes, section 16C.285, subdivision 3.

    Section 746 of Title VII of the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2017 (Division A - Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2017) and subsequent statutes mandating domestic preference applies an American Iron and Steel requirement to this project. All listed iron and steel products used in this project must be produced in the United States. The term “iron and steel products” means the following products made primarily of iron or steel: lined or unlined pipes and fittings, manhole covers and other municipal castings, hydrants, tanks, flanges, pipe clamps and restraints, valves, structural steel, reinforced precast concrete, and construction materials. The deminimis and minor components waiver apply to this contract. The nation-wide waiver regarding Pig Iron and Direct Reduced Iron applies to this contract.

Owner: City of Freeport

By:           Jon Nelson

Title:     Clerk/Treasurer

Date:     August 16, 2023

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SUMMARY OF 

CITY OF AVON 

ORDINANCE NO. 234

    Amending Chapter 90: Parks and Recreation Grilling is now prohibited at the Avon Public Beach. By order of the Avon City Council August 7,  2023

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PROBATE NOTICE

STATE OF MINNESOTA

COUNTY OF STEARNS

DISTRICT COURT

SEVENTH JUDICIAL 

DISTRICT

Court File No: 73-PR-23-6028


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


In Re:     Estate of Rose Mary Matilda Schmiesing, aka, Rose Mary M. Schmiesing, aka, Rose Mary Schmiesing,

Decedent.

    It is Ordered and Notice is given that on September 15, 2023, 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 June 7, 2001, and for the appointment of Dennis Schmiesing, whose address is 225 Bernard Street (Meire Grove), Melrose, MN  56352, 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 representatives 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 months after the date of this notice or the claims will be barred. 

BY THE COURT

Dated: 8/5/23 

Mary B. Mahler 

Judge of District Court

Dymoke Law Office, P.A.

Scott E. Dymoke

MN# 219174

300 Riverside Avenue NW

P.O. Box 127

Melrose, MN 56352

Telephone: (320) 256-4205

Facsimile: (320) 256-7201

e-mail:    sedymoke@meltel.net

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CITY OF FREEPORT

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ON INTERIM ORDINANCE

    NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the Freeport City Council will meet on Tuesday, August 29, 2023, at 7:00 p.m. at the Freeport City Hall, for the purpose of considering an interim ordinance declaring a moratorium prohibiting the establishment or operation of cannabis businesses within the City of Freeport, Minnesota.

    All interested persons are invited to attend this hearing or submit written testimony prior to the hearing date, either in support of or in opposition to this ordinance.  Written testimony should be sent to the City Clerk, Freeport City Hall, 125 Main Street East, PO Box 301, Freeport MN 56331.

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CITY OF MELROSE

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ON A 

CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT

    NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, The Melrose Planning and Zoning Commission will hold a Public Hearing on Monday, August 28, 2023, at 6:00 p.m. at the Melrose City Center for the purpose of giving consideration to the request of Franklin Outdoor Advertising for a Conditional Use Permit on Parcel No. 66.36420.0070. The Conditional Use Permit will allow new construction of a billboard, in accordance with Section 712 of Zoning Ordinance No. 1989-1-A as adopted with amendments by the Melrose Code of Ordinances. Applicant is applying to install a 10’x30’ stacked sign with four advertisers, two on each side. 

    Brief legal description of the parcel: A.PT OF S2NE4 DAF: COM NW COR NE4NE4-N89D E ALG N LN 150.01’-S0D W PAR W/ W LN NE4NE4 352.52’ TO N’LY RW LN DISCONTINUED RR- S81D E ALG RR RW 109.92’- S0D W PAR W/ W LN NE4NE4 TO N LN SE4NE4 AND POB- S0D W TO CL OLD HWY #52- N73D W ALG CL 402.30’-N0D E PAR W/ W LN NE4NE4 TO N’LY RW LN KRAFT DRIVE-N73D W 114.68’-N16D E 749.94’-NE’LY ALG CRV 293.18’ TO NE COR SW4NE4-E’LY ALG N LN SE4NE4 TO POB, Section 02 Township 125 Range 033.

    A copy of the proposed request is on file with the Planning and Zoning Department, Melrose City Center, 225 1st St NE, Melrose MN 56352 and is available for review during normal business hours.

    All interested persons are invited to attend this hearing or submit written testimony prior to the hearing date, either in support of or in opposition to the request. Written testimony should be sent to the Planning and Zoning Department, Melrose City Center, 225 1st St NE, Melrose MN 56352.

    Dated this 9th day of August 2023 at the City of Melrose, Minnesota.

SHEILA HELLERMANN – 

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR

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NOTICE

CITY OF ALBANY

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT 

AUTHORITY VACANCY

    The city of Albany is accepting applications for appointment on the city’s Economic Development Authority (EDA) to fill a vacancy on the board for a term ending December 31, 2024.  Meetings are held in the evenings on an “at needed basis”.  Individual shall be a city resident and a minimum age of 21. An application can be obtained on the city’s website at www.ci.albany.mn.us or by contacting the city at 320.845.4244.  Upon completion of the application, please submit it to the city of Albany, P.O. Box 370, Albany, MN 56307 no later than 3 PM on Thursday, August 31, 2023.   For additional information, please contact City Hall at 320.845.4244. 

Tom Schneider

Interim City Administrator

Published in the Star Post this 16th day of August 2023. 

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