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Star Post Legals 8/30/2023




    Melrose Area Public Schools ISD #740 will be accepting sealed bids for a 2007 Polaris Ranger 700xp until 3:00 pm on August 30, 2023.  All sealed bids should be labeled as “2007 Polaris Ranger” on the outside of the envelope and delivered to Erin Noska, Business Manager, Melrose Area Public School, 546 5th Ave NE, Melrose, MN 56352.

    Item will be sold “as is”. Ranger has 10035 miles and 1375 hours. To view item contact Shawn Feldewerd, 320-256-5160 ext. 4504.  Buyer will be responsible for removal within one week of awarding the bid.  Minimum bid of $3500.  The district reserves the right to accept or reject any and all bids.  






    There will be a Planning Commission meeting in and for the City of Albany, Stearns County, Minnesota, at 6:30 o’clock in the evening on Wednesday, September 13, 2023, in the Council room at 400 Railroad Avenue for the said City for the following:

    1. The public hearing will be held on a request by Al Amdahl, 250 6th Street, for a variance to relax the corner side yard requirement from twenty (25) feet (Section 80.15, Subd 6(d.2) to allow for the construction of a 24’ x 28’ detached garage.

    Anyone wishing to comment will be heard at the public hearing and written comments may be forwarded to the office of the City Clerk/Administrator before the time of the public hearing. 

Tom Schneider


    Published in the Star Post, on the 30th day of August 2023.



Notice of Public Hearing

Stearns County, Board of Adjustment

    Notice is hereby given that the Stearns County Board of Adjustment, in and for the County of Stearns, will conduct the following public hearings to consider variance applications:

    1. A request from Steven and Pamela Klaphake, Freeport, MN from section 6.5 of Stearns County Subsurface Sewage Treatment System Ordinance #422 and 9.9.9A.(3) & 10.2.11A. of Stearns County Land Use and Zoning Ordinance #439, to construct a new residential dwelling on a holding tank, less than 63 feet from the centerline of a township road, ahead of the established building line and in the shore impact zone of Big Birch Lake classified Recreational Development.  Said ordinances do not allow for the construction of a new residential dwelling on a holding tank, less than 63 feet from the centerline of a township road, ahead of the established building line and less than 50 feet from a lake classified Recreational Development. Affected Property: Lots 11 & 12 of Sunset Beach Addition, Section 32, T127N R32W. Property address: 30244 Shady Lane, Melrose, MN.

    2. A request from Aaron and Sarah Middendorf, Avon, MN from Section 6.9.6 (A) of Stearns County Land Use and Zoning Ordinance #439, to increase the animal unit density (AUD) in Urban Expansion Zoning to 9.99 animal units (AU). Said Ordinance allows a maximum AUD of 3 AU on 7.28 acres.   Affected property:  That part of the NE 1/4 of Section 30, Township 125 North, Range 30 West, Stearns County, Minnesota described as follows: 7.28A  P/O NE4 COM N4 COR-N89D E ALG N LN 1221.67’ TO POB-CONT N89D E ALG N LN 591.82’-S4D E 563.’-N84D W 500.83’-N11D E 57.10’-S84D W 147.47’-NW 466.92’ TO N LN & POB.  Property address: 18729 County Road 54, Avon, MN.

When and where is the meeting? 

Date and Time:     Thursday, September 14, 2023 - 6:00 p.m.

Location:         Stearns County Service Center, Room 1104

             3301 County Road 138, 

            Waite Park, MN 56387

How do I participate?

    Public Testimony:    If you would like to provide public testimony, you may do so by appearing at the above hearing, you are invited to do so by attending said hearing in person or by joining virtually.  To participate virtually, please contact Alicia Gohmann or Jamie Lucas at Alicia.Gohmann@stearnscountymn.gov or Jamie.Lucas@stearnscountymn.gov  or call 320-656-3613 by Noon on the Wednesday preceding the meeting date. 

    Written Testimony:    You may submit written testimony by emailing Alicia.Gohmann@stearnscountymn.gov or  Jamie.Lucas@stearnscountymn.gov by 3pm on the hearing date.  Written testimony may also be mailed to the Stearns County Environmental Services Department, Service Center, 3301 County Road 138, Waite Park, MN 56387.

    Comments on this public hearing are not limited to those persons receiving copies of this notice.  If you know of any interested person, who for any reason has not received a copy of this notice, it would be appreciated if you would inform them of this public hearing.

Where can I view the application? 

Copies of the applications can be viewed approximately one week prior to the meeting at http://stearnscountymn.iqm2.com/Citizens/Default.aspx.  Action taken on this request will be available shortly after the meeting at the same website location.  

What if the meeting changes? 

This meeting is subject to change. Please sign up for automatic updates for this meeting at http://stearnscountymn.iqm2.com/Citizens/Default.aspx. Call the Department for assistance. 

Stearns County Board of Adjustment

    Barrier Free Status:  This meeting will be accessible to the handicapped.  Attempts will be made to accommodate any other individual need for special services.  Please call (320) 656-3613 early so arrangements can be made.

Publish:  August 30, 2023 – The Star Post




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