Public Notices April 1, 2020

NOTICE 

EVERGREEN HILL CEMETERY 

CLEAN-UP

 

Evergreen Hill Cemetery, Staples, has scheduled the spring clean-up for Monday, April 13 at 5 p.m.

The public is reminded that all decorations should be removed by this time. New decorations may be placed April 16.

 

Bob Reeck, 

Sec./Treasurer

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CITY OF STAPLES 

NOTICE OF SECOND AND FINAL READING OF ORDINANCE 528 UTILITY DUE DATE

 

NOTICE is hereby given that the Staples City Council gave Ordinance 528 its first reading. The ordinance increases the due dates for utility payments from the 10th of each month to the 15th. 

The second and final reading will be considered at the April 14, 2020 Staples City Council meeting. Contact the City offices at 218-894-2550 for a copy of the proposed ordinance. 

 

Dated: April 1, 2020

 

Diane Archer, City Clerk

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CITY OF STAPLES 

NOTICE OF SECOND AND FINAL READING OF ORDINANCE 527 LEVEL III PREDATORY OFFENDER

 

NOTICE is hereby given that the Staples City Council gave Ordinance 527 its first reading. The ordinance provides required distances that Level III predatory offenders must consider when selecting living arrangements. 

The second and final reading will be considered at the April 14, 2020 Staples City Council meeting. Contact the City offices at 218-894-2550 for a copy of the proposed ordinance. 

 

Dated: April 1, 2020

 

Diane Archer, City Clerk

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NOTICE 

Moran TOWNSHIP meeting cancelled

 

Due to the stay at home proclamation by Governor Walz, there will be NO April 7, 2020 meeting.

 

Teresa Wagner, Clerk

Moran Township

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NOTICE 

Moran TOWNSHIP Important Information Regarding Property Assessments

This may affect your 2021 property taxes.

 

The Board of Appeal and Equalization for Moran Township will meet on Monday, April 13, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. by virtual meeting. The purpose of this meeting is to determine whether property in the jurisdiction has been properly valued and classified by the assessor.

You may attend this meeting by calling: 1 (646)749-3122 and then providing the following access code: 723-582-965.

You may also attend on your computer, tablet or smartphone by logging-in to the following website: https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/723582965.

If you believe the value or classification of your property is incorrect, please contact your assessor’s office to discuss your concerns. If you disagree with the valuation or classification after discussing it with your assessor, you may appear before the local Board of Appeal and Equalization. The board will review your assessments and make corrections as needed. Generally, you must appeal to the local board before appealing to the county board of appeal and equalization.

 

Teresa Wagner, Clerk

Moran Township

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NOTICE 

Becker Township annual Road Tour

 

The Becker Township annual road tour will be held on Tuesday, April 14, 2020. Meet at the town hall at 4:30 p.m. The public is invited to attend.

 

Mary Fitcher, Clerk

Becker Township

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NOTICE 

THOMASTOWN TOWNSHIP BOARD OF APPEAL AND EQUALIZATION

 

The annual Board of Appeals and Equalization will be held at the Thomastown Town Hall on Friday, April 3, 2020 at 1: 00 p.m. The purpose of this meeting is to determine whether property has been properly valued and classified by the assessor.

 

Stacy M. Dukowitz, Clerk

Thomastown Township

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NOTICE 

MAY TOWNSHIP ASSESSMENT MEETING

 

The Board of Appeal and Equalization for the Township of May, Cass County, Minnesota shall meet on Monday, April 6, 2020 at 12:00 noon at the May Town Hall. The purpose of this meeting is to determine whether taxable property in the jurisdiction has been properly valued and classified by the assessor, and to determine whether corrections need to be made.

 

Bianca Wyffels, Clerk

May Township

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NOTICE 

BECKER TOWNSHIP BOARD OF APPEAL AND EQUALIZATION

 

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the Board of Appeal and Equalization for the Township of Becker, Cass County, Minnesota shall meet on Monday, April 6, 2020, at 10:00 a.m. at the Becker Township Hall.

The purpose of this meeting is to determine whether taxable property in the jurisdiction has been properly valued and classified by the assessor, and to determine whether corrections need to be made.

 

Mary Fitcher, Clerk

Becker Township

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NOTICE

WADENA COUNTY

PLANNING COMMISSION

 

APPLICATION FOR A CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT

 

Notice is hereby given that on Thursday, the 16th day of April, 2020, at 7:00 p.m. the Planning Commission will hold a public hearing to consider the application of Lorna L. Gorter, 22578 County Road 2, Staples, MN  56479, for a Conditional Use Permit for the property described as follows: Part SE1/4 NW1/4**Less Beg at NE cor of the SE1/4 NW1/4; Thn S 500’; Thn W 330’; Thn N 500’ Parallel with the E li of said sec; Thn E 330’ to the point of beginning**subj to easement Section 30, Township 134 North Range 33 West, Thomastown Township, located in an A-3 General Agriculture District with Shoreland Overlay.

The application, if approved, would allow operation of a commercial dog kennel for purpose of breeding and raising puppies.

In response to COVID-19, and pursuant to Minnesota Statute Chapter 12 relating to Emergency Management, Governor Walz has declared a state of emergency.  In response to the state of emergency, and in accordance with Minnesota Statute 13D.021, a public body is permitted to hold meetings via telephone or other electronic means. Requirements for holding a meeting via telephone or other electronic means includes: 1) All participating members can hear one another; 2) Members of the public at the physical meeting location can hear all discussion “unless attendance at the regular meeting location is not feasible due to the health pandemic”; 3) At least one member of the body, chief legal counsel, or chief administrative officer is physically present at the regular meeting location, unless unfeasible due to the health pandemic or emergency declaration; and 4) All votes are conducted by Roll Call, so each member’s vote on each issue can be identified and recorded. 

The hearing will be held at the Wadena County Courthouse at 415 Jefferson Street S, Wadena, MN 56482. To conform with MDH and CDC guidelines to minimize gatherings, in-person public comments will not be heard, The public may view the application content on the county website at:  www.co.wadena.mn.us. The public may access the hearing remotely by phone and provide comment at the appropriate time by calling 1-646-558-8656, following the prompts, and using meeting number 7784048393. The public is encouraged to comment by email or by sending written correspondence to: Wadena County Zoning Office, Room 234, 415 Jefferson St. S., Wadena, MN 56482, before close of business the day before the hearing. In order to be accepted for presentation to the Planning Commission, correspondence must include the full name and address of the person sending the correspondence.

 

Wadena County

Planning Commission

 

Date: March 27, 2020

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NOTICE

WADENA COUNTY

Board of Adjustment

 

Notice to Adjoining Property Owners

 

Dear Property Owner:

Notice is hereby given that on Tuesday, the 14th Day of April, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. the Board of Adjustment will hold a public hearing to consider the application of John D. and Linda L. Kaiser, 18722 Cottingham Drive, Staples, MN  56479  on property described as: Gov’t Lot 1, Section 23, Township 135 North, Range 33 West, Bullard Township, located in an A-2 Mixed Agriculture Forestry District with Shoreland Overlay.

The request, if approved, would allow a structure setback less than 150 feet from the Ordinary High Water Level of a Forested River.

The Enforcing Officer was required, under the provisions of the Zoning Ordinance, to deny the permit because this does not meet with the provision of Section 14.F.5a of the Ordinance which requires a minimum structural setback of 150 feet from Ordinary High Water Level (OHWL) of Forested River.

In response to COVID-19, and pursuant to Minnesota Statute Chapter 12 relating to Emergency Management, Governor Walz has declared a state of emergency. In response to the state of emergency, and in accordance with Minnesota Statute 13D.021, a public body is permitted to hold meetings via telephone or other electronic means. Requirements for holding a meeting via telephone or other electronic means includes: 1) All participating members can hear one another; 2) Members of the public at the physical meeting location can hear all discussion “unless attendance at the regular meeting location is not feasible due to the health pandemic”; 3) At least one member of the body, chief legal counsel, or chief administrative officer is physically present at the regular meeting location, unless unfeasible due to the health pandemic or emergency declaration; and 4) All votes are conducted by Roll Call, so each member’s vote on each issue can be identified and recorded. 

The hearing will be held at the Wadena County Courthouse at 415 Jefferson Street S, Wadena, MN 56482. To conform with MDH and CDC guidelines to minimize gatherings, in-person public comments will not be heard. The public may view the application content on the county website at: www.co.wadena.mn.us. The public may access the hearing remotely by phone and provide comment at the appropriate time by calling 1-646-558-8656, following the prompts, and using meeting number 7784048393.  The public is encouraged to comment by email or by sending written correspondence to: Wadena County Zoning Office, Room 234, 415 Jefferson St. S., Wadena, MN 56482, before close of business the day before the hearing. In order to be accepted for presentation to the Planning Commission, correspondence must include the full name and address of the person sending the correspondence.

 

Wadena County

Board of Adjustment

 

Date: March 27, 2020

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NOTICE

STAPLES TOWNSHIP

BOARD OF APPEAL AND EQUALIZATION

DATE CHANGE

 

The date for the Board of Appeal and Equalization meeting has been changed from April 15 to Thursday, May 21, 2020 at 9:00 a.m. at the town hall.

 

Bonnie Thoele, Clerk

Staples Township

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NOTICE 

BYRON TOWNSHIP REQUEST FOR QUOTES

 

Byron Township is requesting signed quotes for gravel at or above Class 1.  Approximately 5,000 yards to be available by July 1, 2020 or ASAP with the need to store within six miles of Byron Township with a signed access agreement for four years.  Byron Township has the right to refuse any or all quotes. Sealed quotes should be sent in an external envelope addressed: Byron Township Clerk, Sealed quote, 8991 75th Ave. SW, Motley, MN  56466 to be opened at the April 16, 2020 meeting.   Please mark interior envelope: Gravel Quote Byron Township and have quote arrive to Clerk before April 14, 2020. Please address any questions to the Byron Township Supervisor Chair at 218-397-2545.

 

Beverly Hoemberg

Byron Township Clerk

byrontwpcassco@outlook.com

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ISD #2170

SCHOOL BOARD MEETING #21 

Feb. 18, 2020 

6:00 p.m.

District Office

 

MINUTES

 

Call to Order

The meeting was called to order with Winkels, Frisk, Freeman and Anderson present (comprising a quorum.) Longbella arrived at 6:14 p.m.; Lund was not present. Also attending: Superintendent Tappe; Business Services, Herdegen; Principals Johnson and Regan; approximately 10 staff and community members; and Recording Secretary, Madson. The Pledge of Allegiance was recited. 

Motion by Frisk, seconded by Winkels to add agenda items #12a and #12b. MC

Motion by Freeman, seconded by Anderson, to adopt the agenda. MC 

Recognize the Public 

Chair Winkels thanked everyone for attending. 

Consent Agenda

Motion by Anderson, seconded by Frisk, to approve the consent agenda with the exception of item #4. MC

Motion by Anderson, seconded by Winkels, to approve the list of Spring Coaching Assignments. Frisk recommended not approving the Varsity Softball Coach. Freeman called the question. Voting in favor: Freeman, Anderson and Winkels. Opposed: Frisk. MC 

Donations and In-Kind Contributions

Motion by Frisk, seconded by Winkels, to approve the Resolution to accept donations and In-Kind Contributions in the amount of $9,346.18. MC 

Finance Items 

Motion by Anderson, seconded by Frisk, to authorize payment of the vouchers. MC 

Facilities Update 

Mike Hubbard and Dave Bergeron of ICS presented a potential timeline to the Board which included the communication plan and community survey and engagement.

Other

Motion by Freeman, seconded by Anderson, to approve the Staples-Motley School District Continuous Improvement Plan. MC

Adjournment

Motion by Frisk, seconded by Anderson to adjourn the meeting at 6:32 p.m. MC 

Complete minutes may be viewed at www.isd2170.k12.mn.us

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School Board WORK SESSION Meeting #22

March 2, 2020 

6:00 p.m.

District Office

 

MINUTES

 

Call to Order

The meeting was called to order with Members Bryan Winkels, Brad Anderson, Chad Longbella, Greg Frisk and Bruce Lund present (comprising a quorum). Member Freeman was not present. Also attending: Supt. Tappe; Business Services, Herdegen; Principals Regan, Johnson and Schmidt; several employees and community members; Staples World Managing Editor, Anderson; and Recording Secretary Madson. The Pledge of Allegiance was recited. 

Motion by Frisk, seconded by Lund, to adopt the agenda. MC 

Discussion on a plan for Motley Memorabilia

An inventoried list of Motley memorabilia was presented. The list included trophies, plaques, pictures, band uniforms, choir robes, FFA memorabilia, as well as two large concrete/granite items. The Board indicated they would like to set a time limit to have items picked up and will take action at the Special Meeting following the Work Session. 

Communications Plan

Dave Bergeron and Mike Hubbard (ICS Consulting) and Todd Rapp (Rapp Strategies) were present. Rapp presented the plan for rolling out the CIP communications. The goal will be to set the direction for the district; inform the community and engage the community to build trust. Tactics to support the strategies will be put in place to inform and engage the community. 

Adjournment

Motion by Anderson, seconded by Frisk, to adjourn the Work Session. MC 

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Special School Board Meeting - #23 March 2, 2020

Immediately Following the Work Session

District Office

 

Minutes

 

Call to Order

The meeting was called to order with Members Bryan Winkels, Brad Anderson, Chad Longbella, Greg Frisk and Bruce Lund present (comprising a quorum). Member Freeman was not present. Also attending: Supt. Tappe; Business Services, Herdegen; Principals Regan, Johnson and Schmidt; several employees and community members; Staples World Managing Editor, Anderson; and Recording Secretary Madson.

Motion by Anderson, seconded by Frisk, to adopt the agenda. MC 

Accept the base Bid from Eagle Construction for the LHB HVAC Projects at the Elementary and High School

a. Eagle Construction - $1,890,900.

Motion by Lund, seconded by Anderson, to accept the base bid from Eagle Construction for the LHB HVAC Projects at Staples-Motley Elementary and Staples-Motley High School. MC 

Approve the Resolution Authorizing the transfer of Historical Youth Sporting Items to the Motley Area Historical Society for Preservation and Educational Purposes. Motion by Frisk, seconded by Longbella, to Approve the Resolution Authorizing the transfer of Historical Youth Sporting Items to the Motley Area Historical Society for Preservation and Educational Purposes within 60 days from 3-2-2020.

Upon Roll Call vote, the following voted in favor: Longbella, Anderson, Frisk, Winkels, and Lund.  Opposed: None (Freeman was not present). MC 

Approve the Technology Director Work Agreement with John Tkalcich; eff. 2-27-2020

Motion by Frisk, seconded by Longbella, to approve the Work Agreement with John Tkalcich, Technology Director; eff. 2-27-2020. MC 

Approve the Annual Compliance Documentation of Indian Education Funds

Motion by Longbella, seconded by Winkels, to approve the Annual Compliance Documentation of Indian Education Funds. MC 

Adjournment

Motion by Frisk, seconded by Anderson, to adjourn the meeting at 6:44 p.m. MC

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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.

NNOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN:  That default has occurred in the conditions of the following described mortgage:

DATE OF MORTGAGE: April 12, 2017

ORIGINAL PRINCIPAL AMOUNT OF MORTGAGE: $122,550.00

MORTGAGOR(S): Jacob Meyer, a single man

MORTGAGEE: Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., as nominee for United Wholesale Mortgage 

DATE AND PLACE OF FILING: Recorded on April 13, 2017 as Document Number 503546 in the Office of the County Recorder of Todd County, Minnesota.

ASSIGNMENTS OF MORTGAGE: Assigned to: Nationstar Mortgage LLC d/b/a Mr. Cooper by assignment recorded on December 17, 2019 as Document Number A517474 in the Office of the County Recorder of Todd County, Minnesota.

LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: The North Half of the South Half of the Northwest Quarter (N1/2 S1/2 NW1/4) of Section Twenty-three (23), Township One Hundred Thirty-one (131) North, Range Thirty-four (34) West of the Fifth P.M., according to the United States Government Survey thereof, Todd County, Minnesota.

STREET ADDRESS OF PROPERTY: 35614 205TH AVE, CLARISSA, MN 56440

COUNTY IN WHICH PROPERTY IS LOCATED: Todd County, Minnesota.

THE AMOUNT CLAIMED TO BE DUE ON THE MORTGAGE ON THE DATE OF THE NOTICE: $121,773.47

TRANSACTION AGENT: Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc.

NAME OF MORTGAGE ORIGINATOR: United Wholesale Mortgage 

RESIDENTIAL SERVICER: Nationstar Mortgage LLC d/b/a Mr. Cooper

TAX PARCEL IDENTIFICATION NUMBER: 07-0027201

TRANSACTION AGENT’S MORTGAGE IDENTIFICATION NUMBER: 100032412170200270

THAT no action or proceeding has been instituted at law to recover the debt then remaining secured by such mortgage, or any part thereof, or, if the action or proceeding has been instituted, that the same has been discontinued, or that an execution upon the judgment rendered therein has been returned unsatisfied, in whole or in part.

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: April 16, 2020 at 10:00 a.m.

PLACE OF SALE: Todd County Sheriff’s Office, County Detention Center, 115 Third Street South, Long Prairie, MN  56347.

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 twelve (12) months from the date of sale.  

TIME AND DATE TO VACATE PROPERTY: Unless said mortgage is reinstated or the property redeemed, or unless the time for redemption is reduced by judicial order, you must vacate the premises by 11:59 p.m. on April 16, 2021.

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.

MORTGAGOR(S) RELEASED FROM FINANCIAL OBLIGATION ON MORTGAGE: None 

 

Dated: February 24, 2020

 

NATIONSTAR MORTGAGE LLC D/B/A MR. COOPER

Mortgagee

 

TROTT LAW, P.C.               

*N. Kibongni 

Fondungallah, Esq.*

Samuel R. Coleman, Esq.

Michael Van Muelken, Esq.

Attorneys for Mortgagee

25 Dale Street North

St. Paul, MN 55102

(651) 209-9760

(19-1521-FC01)

 

THIS IS A COMMUNICATION FROM A DEBT COLLECTOR.

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Staples World

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 100 Staples, MN 56479 Telephone: (218) 894-1112 - Fax: (218) 894-3570 Toll Free: 1-888-894-1112 E Mail: office@staplesworld.com

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