Public Notices April 8, 2020

NOTICE 

BYRON TOWN BOARD OF APPEAL AND EQUALIZATION

 

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the Board of Appeal and Equalization for the Township of Byron, Cass County, Minnesota shall meet on Thursday, April 16, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. at the Leader Community 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.

 

Beverly Hoemberg, Clerk,

Byron Township, 

Cass County

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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 ANNUAL ROAD INSPECTION

 

Byron Township will hold its Annual Township Road Inspection on Thursday, April 16, 2020 at 11:00 a.m.

 

Beverly Hoemberg, Clerk,

Byron Township, 

Cass County

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NOTICE 

TODD-WADENA COMMUNITY CORRECTIONS EXECUTIVE COMMITTE

Regular Meeting Notice

April 13, 2020

5:00 p.m.

Remote Participation

Northern Todd County Services Center, 

Staples, MN

 

Section 13D.021, Subdivision 1, permits public bodies to hold meetings via telephone or other electronic means if the conditions of this section are met.

Section 13D.021 requires a public body to make a determination that an in-person meeting is “not practical or prudent because of a health pandemic or emergency declared under Chapter 12.” At this time, the governor has declared an emergency under Chapter 12.

Requirements for holding a meeting via telephone or other electronic means include:

•All participating members can hear one another.

•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.”

•At least one member of the public body is present at the meeting location, “unless unfeasible due to the health pandemic,” and

•All votes are taken by roll call.

 

Join Conference 

Bridge Call:

Phone Number:

320-533-4630

Conference ID: 954003

 

Curtis Bryniarski

Administrative Assistant

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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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TODD COUNTY

BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT

215 First Ave. South, 

Long Prairie, 

Minnesota  56347

320-732-4420

toddplan.zone@

co.todd.mn.us

 

PUBLIC NOTICE

Notice is hereby given that on Thursday, April 23, 2020 at 6:00 p.m. the Todd County Board of Adjustment will hold a public hearing in the Commissioner’s board room, 215 1st Ave. South, Long Prairie, Minnesota or via phone conference call to consider the following Variance applications. Please email or phone your wish to be included if the meeting is not allowed to be open to the public, 320-732-4420, toddplan.zone@co.todd.mn.us :

 

AGENDA

•Call to Order

•Approval of the March 2020 BOA minutes 

•Board introduction and process review

 o The applicant is introduced

 o Staff report

 o Applicant request if staff report accurately represents the request

 o Public comment

 o Board review with applicant, staff and public 

1. Mark and Philicity Messman: Lots 17 and 18 of Midgley’s Second Subdivision of Section 2, Township 127, Range 32 in Grey Eagle Township.

Site Address: 33701 Cozy Cove Dr. PID: 11-0069400 & 11-0069300

1. Request to reduce the setback for a new dwelling 60 feet from the OHWL instead of the required 100 feet in Shoreland-RD zoning.

2. Request to increase the peak height from 18 feet to 24 feet for a new dwelling within the setback.

2. William Dinkel and Nancy Haas: Parts of Lots 7 and 8 of Nelson’s Subdivision of Section 35, Township 129, Range 35 in Leslie Township

Site Address: 21629 Finch Road. PID: 15-0054900

1. Request to reduce the setback for a new dwelling 53 feet from the OHWL instead of the required 75 feet in Shoreland-GD zoning.

2 Request to reduce the setback for a deck 43 feet from the OHWL instead of the required 75 feet in Shoreland-GD zoning.

3. Request to exceed impervious surface requirement of 15 percent (%) for roofed structures in Shoreland-GD zoning to 18.88 percent (%).

4. Request to exceeding building height restriction of 18’ in Shoreland-GD zoning to 24’.

 

Adjournment.

 

Next meeting: 

May 28, 2020

 

All persons interested are invited to attend said hearing or submit a letter to be heard on these matters. All correspondence must include name, mailing address and be received 48 hours before the date and time of the hearing.

 

Todd County Board of Adjustment

Bill Berscheit, Chair

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Minutes of the Meeting of the 

Todd County Board of Commissioners 

February 18, 2020

 

Call to Order

The Todd County Board of Commissioners met in the Commissioner’s Board Room in the City of Long Prairie, MN on the 18th day of February, 2020 at 9:00 a.m. The meeting was called to order by Chairperson Kircher. The meeting was opened with the Pledge of Allegiance. All Commissioners were present except Commissioner Erickson, who was absent.

Approval of Agenda

On motion by Becker and seconded by Neumann, the following motion was introduced and adopted by unanimous vote: To approve the agenda as presented with the addition of item 4.15 4-H Program Educator.

Consent Agenda

On motion by Becker and seconded by Kneisl, the following motions and resolution was introduced and adopted by unanimous vote:

To approve the Commissioner’s Meeting Minutes for February 4, 2020.

To accept Nancy Becker’s retirement from Administrative Assistant in the Sheriff’s Office effective 2/19/2020.

To approve a one day Dance License for the American Legion #417 Jacobson Post (Little Sauk Legion) at the address of 16268 County 50 (parking lot and street area), Long Prairie, MN in Little Sauk Township effective July 11, 2020.

To approve a one day On Sale Temporary Liquor License for the American Legion #417 Jacobson Post (Little Sauk Legion) at the address of 16268 County 50 (parking lot and street area), Long Prairie, MN in Little Sauk Township effective July 11, 2020.

To approve a one year Club On Sale and Sunday Liquor License for the American Legion #417 Oscar Jacobson Post (Little Sauk Legion) at the address of 16268 County 50, Long Prairie, MN in Little Sauk Township effective April 1, 2020 through March 31, 2021.

To approve a one year On Sale and Off Sale 3.2 Malt Liquor License for Rebecca L. Pratt dba Clarissa Ballroom at the address of 19281 Kotter Road, Clarissa, MN in Eagle Valley Township effective April 1, 2020 through March 31, 2021.

To approve a one year Dance License for Rebecca L. Pratt dba Clarissa Ballroom at the address of 19281 Kotter Road, Clarissa, MN in Eagle Valley Township effective April 1, 2020 through March 31, 2021.

To approve a one year Setup License for Rebecca L. Pratt dba Clarissa Ballroom at the address of 19281 Kotter Road, Clarissa, MN in Eagle Valley Township effective April 1, 2020 through March 31, 2021.

To approve a one year Wine License (including Strong Beer) for Rebecca L. Pratt dba Clarissa Ballroom at the address of 19281 Kotter Road, Clarissa, MN in Eagle Valley Township effective April 1, 2020 through March 31, 2021.

To approve a Seasonal On Sale and Sunday Liquor License for Sauk Centre Country Club Inc. dba Greystone Golf Club at the address of 10548 Andrews Drive, Sauk Centre, MN in Kandota Township effective April 1, 2020 through October 1, 2020.

To approve a one year Off Sale, On Sale and Sunday Liquor License for The Hub Supper Club LLC dba The Hub Supper Club at the address of 30905 County 13, Burtrum, MN in Burnhamville Township effective April 1, 2020 through March 31, 2021.

To approve a one year On Sale and Sunday Liquor License for the Long Prairie Country Club at the address of 406 6th St. SE, Long Prairie, MN in Long Prairie Township effective April 1, 2020 through March 31, 2021.

To approve a one year Off Sale, On Sale and Sunday Liquor License for the Rohdes Midway Gas Bar & Grill Inc dba Midway Bar & Grill at the address of 17908 US 71, Long Prairie, MN in Round Prairie Township effective April 1, 2020 through March 31, 2021.

GAMBLING PERMIT - MAIN STREET DUCKS UNLIMITED

WHEREAS, the Todd County Board of Commissioners are establishing their approval for a Gambling Permit for Main Street Ducks Unlimited through this resolution;

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Todd County Board of Commissioners approve a Gambling Permit for the Main Street Ducks Unlimited to hold a raffle event at the Diamond Point Supper Club in Birchdale Township at the address 12818 Bayview Dr, Sauk Centre, MN on March 28, 2020.

Extension

On motion by Becker and seconded by Neumann, the following motion was introduced and adopted by unanimous vote: To approve the MOA Addendum, changing the 4-H Program Educator position from .875 FTE to 1.0 FTE.

Auditor-Treasurer

On motion by Neumann and seconded by Kneisl the following motion was introduced and adopted by unanimous Roll Call vote: To approve the Commissioner Warrants number (ACH) 400536 through 400558 in the amount of $12,394 and (Regular) 53029 through 53141 in the amount of $207,411.67 for a total of $219,805.67.

On motion by Becker and seconded by Neumann, the following motion was introduced and adopted by unanimous Roll Call vote: To approve the Health & Human Services Commissioner Warrants number (ACH) 800429 through 800492 and (Regular) 706371 through 706431 for a total amount of $68,550.82.

On motion by Kneisl and seconded by Neumann, the following motion was introduced and adopted by unanimous Roll Call vote: To approve the Health & Human Services SSIS Warrants number (ACH) 600124 through 600137 and (Regular) 515665 through 515708 for a total amount of $78,612.78.

Board of Commissioners & SWCD Supervisor Joint Meeting

Separate minutes attached.

Public Works

On motion by Kneisl and seconded by Becker, the following resolution was introduced and adopted by unanimous vote: 

MNDOT AGREEMENT 1036101 - TRUNK 

HIGHWAY 71 DETOUR

WHEREAS, the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) plans on performing a bridge replacement project on Trunk Highway 71 over the Long Prairie River which is located in the City of Long Prairie in the summer of 2020, and;

WHEREAS, MnDOT requires a detour to carry Trunk Highway 71 traffic to County State Aid Highway 56 during the bridge project, and;

WHEREAS, MnDOT is willing to reimburse Todd County $1,185.24 for the road life consumed by the detour as hereinafter set forth, and;

WHEREAS, Minnesota Statute §471.59 subdivision 10, §161.25, and §161.20 subdivision 2(b) authorizes MnDOT and Todd County to enter into this agreement.

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that Todd County enter into MnDOT Agreement 1036101 with the State of Minnesota, Department of Transportation for the following purposes:

To provide for payment by the State to the County for the use of Todd County State Aid Highway 56 as a detour route during the contract construction to be performed upon, along and adjacent to Trunk Highway 71, over the Long Prairie River in Long Prairie under State Project No. 7708-41 (T.H. 71=004).

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Chairperson of the Todd County Board of Commissioners and the Todd County Auditor/Treasurer are authorized to execute Agreement 1036101 and any amendments to the Agreement.

On motion by Neumann and seconded by Becker, the following motion was introduced and adopted by unanimous vote: To set the 2020 Spring Road Meeting for April 14, 2020 at 9:00 a.m. at the Long Prairie Public Works Shop.

The County Board received an announcement from Region 5 Development Commission regarding a 2024 Federal Surface Transportation Block Grant Program Award for Todd County’s State Aid Highway #2 Project.

Planning & Zoning

On motion by Kneisl and seconded by Neumann, the following motion was introduced and adopted by unanimous vote: To grant the Conditional Use Permit with the propose conditions for Thirteen Acres, Inc. on parcel #06-0030600.

Health & Human Services

On motion by Kneisl and seconded by Becker, the following motion was introduced and adopted by unanimous vote: To accept the update of Child Support Supervisor job description to Financial Support Services Supervisor job description.

On motion by Kneisl and seconded by Becker, the following motion was introduced and adopted by unanimous vote: To approve the request for TCHHS to recruit and hire one Child Support Officer.

On motion by Kneisl and seconded by Becker, the following motion was introduced and adopted by unanimous vote: To authorize the hiring of one social worker to provide Childrens Mental Health-Targeted Case Management.

Administration

On motion by Neumann and seconded by Becker, the following motion was introduced and adopted by unanimous vote: To separate employment with employee #848 effective February 18, 2020.

Closed Session

On motion by Kneisl and seconded by Becker, the following motion was introduced and adopted by unanimous vote: To enter into closed session pursuant to MN Statute 13D.05 Subd. 3(a) commencing at 10:17 a.m.

Chairperson Kircher reopened the meeting at 10:41 a.m. and Coordinator Pelzer provided a positive summary of the Performance Evaluation for Adam Ossefoort, PZ/SWCD Division Director.

Commissioner’s Report

The Commissioners reported on meetings attended.

Auditor-Treasurer’s Report

The Auditor-Treasurer reported on meetings attended and projects in progress including the upcoming Caucuses to be held on February 25, 2020.

Coordinator’s Report

The Coordinator reported on meetings attended.

Adjourn

On motion by Kneisl and seconded by Neumann, the meeting was adjourned for the month of February 2020.

 

COMMISSIONER WARRANTS

Vendor Name $ Amount

ACTIVE911 $2,955.80 

ARC ELEC. SERVICE 3,565.29 

CENTRAL LAKES 

   COATINGS LLC 3,312.00 

COMPASS MINERALS 

   AMERICA 13,205.16 

FRONTIER PREC. INC 33,139.62 

GOODIN COMPANY 4,842.52 

GRANITE ELEC-

   TRONICS INC 36,236.40 

HEARTLAND TIRE INC 4,480.00 

INFO. SYSTEM CORP 10,016.25 

JAPKE DECORATING 

   & CARPET LLC 3,643.62 

LITTLE FALLS 

   MACHINE INC 2,805.66 

MIDSTATES EQUIP 

   AND SUPPLY 15,748.32 

NORTHERN STAR CO-OP 3,081.64 

NOW MICRO INC 3,894.00 

SHI CORP 7,215.00 

STAPLES WORLD 3,960.91 

TRIMIN SYSTEMS INC 24,400.00 

WIDSETH SMITH 

   NOLTING INC 2,648.25 

ZIEGLER INC 2,116.00 

117 PAYMENTS LESS 

   THAN $2,000 38,539.23

Total 219,805.67 

 

HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES WARRANTS

Vendor Name $ Amount

CENTRAL MN COUNCIL 

   ON AGING $2,534.00 

PATTON SCHAD FUNERAL 

   SVC - GREY EAGLE 3,500.00 

RURAL MN CEP INC 9,619.66 

TODD COUNTY ATT’S 

   OFFICE 2,133.00 

121 PAYMENTS LESS 

   THAN $2,000 50,764.16

Total $68,550.82 

 

Vendor Name $ Amount

#15998 $3,026.53 

#14593 3,421.30 

LUTHERAN SOCIAL 

   SERV. OF MN-ST PAUL 2,838.36 

NEXUS INC-MILLE 

   LACS ACADEMY 11,278.73 

NORTH. PINES MENTAL 

   HLTH CTR INC 2,500.00 

PETRANGELO MS 

   Ed.D/GEORGE 2,329.50 

#13887 2,164.42 

STEP 7,172.56 

#16014 2,488.68 

VILLAGE RANCH INC 7,615.46 

PAYMENTS LESS 

   THAN $2,000 33,777.24 

Total $78,612.78 

 

On a motion by Erickson and seconded by Becker, the preceding minutes of the County Board meeting held February 18, 2020 were duly approved by unanimous vote at the Todd County Board of Commissioners at the Regular Board Meeting held on March 2, 2020.

 

Witness my hand and seal:

 

David Kircher,

County Board Chairperson

 

Denise Gaida, Todd County

Auditor-Treasurer

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Minutes 

of the Joint Meeting of the 

Todd County Board of Commissioners and Todd County SWCD Supervisors 

Feb., 18, 2020

 

Call to Order

The Todd County Board of Commissioners met in the Commissioner’s Board Room in the City of Long Prairie, MN on the 18 day of February, 2020 at 9:12 a.m. with all members of both boards present except Commissioner Erickson. 

On motion by Williamson and seconded by Katterhagen, the following motion was introduced and adopted by unanimous vote: To call the joint meeting to order.

On motion by Kneisl and seconded by Becker, the following motion was introduced and adopted by unanimous vote: To call the joint meeting to order.

Approval of Agenda

On motion by Whitney and seconded by Williamson, the following motion was introduced and adopted by unanimous vote: To approve the agenda as presented.

On motion by Neumann and seconded by Kneisl, the following motion was introduced and adopted by unanimous vote: To approve the agenda as presented.

Todd County SWCD Annual Report 2019

Deja Anton, District Manager reported on the 2019 Annual Report and held discussion.

On motion by Williamson and seconded by Whitney, the 2019 SWCD Annual Report was accepted as read and presented.

Todd County SWCD Work Plan 2020

Deja Anton, District Manager reported on the 2020 Work Plan and held discussion.

On motion by Williamson and seconded by Whitney, the 2020 SWCD Work Plan was accepted as read.

SWCD Trust Fund Account & Policy

Deja Anton, District Manager provided data regarding the purpose and function of the SWCD Trust Fund Account.

Long Prairie 1W1P Grant Application

Deja Anton, District Manager provided an update on the status of the Long Prairie 1W1P application.

Staffing Updates

Deja Anton, District Manager provided an update as to present staffing within SWCD including the addition of Tim Ebnet, Regional Nutrient Manager, Reba Van Beusekom, Farm Conservationist and Adam Ossefoort, Division Director.

Discussion

Discussion of concerns regarding the Sauk River Watershed and the Sauk River 1W1P was held.

Adjourn

On motion by Whitney and seconded by Williamson, the Todd County SWCD Board of Supervisors adjourned the joint meeting.

On motion by Kneisl and seconded by Neumann, the Todd County Board of Commissioners adjourned the joint meeting and reopened the regular County Board meeting.

On a motion by Erickson and seconded by Becker, the preceding minutes of the County Board meeting held February 18, 2020 were duly approved by unanimous vote at the Todd County Board of Commissioners at the Regular Board Meeting held on March 2, 2020.

 

Witness my hand and seal:

David Kircher, 

County Board Chairperson

 

Denise Gaida, Todd 

County Auditor-Treasurer

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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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