Public Notices Aug. 25, 2016
CITY OF STAPLES
TO CONSIDER THE APPLICATION
FOR A CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT
NOTICE is hereby given that the Planning and Zoning Commission of the City of Staples will hold a public hearing at 5:00 p.m. on Monday, September 19, 2016 at the Staples City Hall to consider the application of the Staples All Veterans and Community Park Association for a Conditional Use Permit. The Staples All Veterans and Community Park Association proposes to relocate a single family residence from 1220 2nd Avenue NE to 1616 Airport Road, legally described as Lot 10, Block 1, Park Estates (parcel 20-320-0110).
A conditional Use Permit is required to relocate an existing structure.
All persons interested are invited to attend this hearing and be heard on this matter.
Dated: August 16, 2016
MAIL BALLOT PROCEDURES
These procedures shall be applicable to the General Election to be held in Todd County on November 8, 2016.
The election will be conducted by mail in the following precinct:
City of Swanville
All voters in these precincts who are registered by the 21st day before the election (October 18, 2016) will be mailed a ballot.
The County Auditor of Todd County no earlier than forty-six (46) days and no later than fourteen (14) days before the date of the election will mail the ballots. The ballot will be addressed to the voter at the voter’s residence as shown on the registration file unless the voter requests, in writing, an absentee ballot that will be mailed to the voter at a different address.
A voter who is not registered to vote in the district on the 21st day before the election may submit, by mail or in person, an application for absentee ballot to the County Auditor of Todd County and receive voter registration forms and an absentee ballot for the election.
Mail or absentee ballots must be received by the County Auditor of Todd County by mail or in person no later than 8:00 p.m. on November 8. The ballot must be returned in the ballot secrecy envelope and return envelope provided by the County Auditor. The voter and the voter’s witness must complete the mail voter’s certificate on the return envelope. The voter may bring his/her blank ballot and envelopes to the Auditor’s Office to have a staff member serve as a witness if they do not have a witness.
An electronic voting system will be available at the Todd County Auditor’s Office to permit persons with disabilities to bring their blank ballot to the courthouse to vote privately and independently. This system will be available for public demonstration in the Auditor’s Office beginning September 23. The Auditor’s Office is open weekdays 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
The polls will be open from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Todd County Historic Courthouse on the day of the election. The ballots will be counted at the Todd County Main Street Government Center in Long Prairie, Minnesota, after 8:00 p.m.
Additional information concerning this election may be received from the Todd County Auditor/Treasurer’s Office at 215 1st Ave S #201, Long Prairie, Minnesota 56347, by telephone at 320-732-4414, or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Staples-Motley School District
School Board Meeting #1
Monday, July 18, 2016 7:00 p.m.
High School Media Center
Call to Order
The meeting was called to order with DiGiovanni, Winkels, Freeman, Hoemberg and Lund present (comprising a quorum). Also attending were Supt. Klamm; Principals Halvorson and Johnson; Business Manager Lord; several staff and SMEA reps; Staples World Manager, Halverson and Recording Secretary, Madson. The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.
Motion by Winkels, seconded by Lund, to approve the agenda as presented. Motion Carried
Chair Freeman welcomed everyone and thanked them for attending.
Motion by Winkels, seconded by DiGiovanni, to approve the Consent Agenda. Motion Carried.
Ms. Lord presented the Financial Report which is available in the District Office.
Motion by Lund, seconded by Hoemberg, to approve the Financial Report and Authorization to Pay Vouchers. Motion Carried
Motion by Winkels, seconded by DiGiovanni, to approve the credit reimbursement request from Marly Simmons for $6,572.84. Motion Carried. Mr. Simmons is now able to teach CIS classes including College Algebra and Calculus.
Motion by Winkels, seconded by Freeman, to approve the 2016-2017 School Meal Prices/Fee Schedule. Motion Carried. This includes an increase in student and adult meals.
Motion by Hoemberg, seconded by Lund to authorize the removal of Bonnie Thoele from Financial Accounts. Motion Carried.
Following reflection on the needs of the HS office and Community Education Winkels made the motion, seconded by Freeman to approve replacing the HS Reception/ CE Secretary position at a GR 7. Motion Carried. This position was previously a Grade 10.
Motion by Winkels, seconded by Freeman to approve purchasing two days of counselor services from MN CEP at an additional cost of $2,400. Motion Carried
Motion by Freeman, seconded by Winkels, to approve adding an additional section of Jump Start at a cost of $11,650. Motion Carried.
Motion by Lund, seconded by Winkels, to offer the former southside tennis court property to the City of Staples at the assessed value or bring back to the Board for further consideration. Motion Carried.
Presentation of the HS, MS, and Elementary 2016-2017 Student-Parent Handbook. Action will be taken at the August meeting.
Motion by Winkels, seconded by Lund, to approve the 2016-2017 Literacy Plan. Motion Carried.
Motion by Winkels, seconded by DiGiovanni, to approve the 2016-2017 contract for Laurie Trout; MS STEAM; .8125 FTE; BA Step 2. Motion Carried
Motion by Lund, seconded by Hoemberg, to accept the resignation of Kassie Martin; Motley School Readiness and EC Teacher. Motion Carried
Motion by Winkels, seconded by Hoemberg, to accept the retirement request of Joan Holmberg; Transportation; eff. Nov. 30, 2016. Motion Carried. Thank you to Joan for 30 years of dedicated service to our district and students!
Motion by Winkels, seconded by Lund, to approve the Fall Extra Curricular and Coaching Assignments. Motion Carried.
Motion by Freeman, seconded by Lund, to approve the 2016-2017 180 day contract for Carrin DeLong; School Nurse; BA Step 4. Motion Carried.
Motion by Winkels, seconded by Freeman, to approve the 2016-2017 contract for Cathy Evans; K-3 STEAM; BA Step 1. Motion Carried
Motion by DiGiovanni, seconded by Hoemberg, to accept the resignation of Kelly Johnson; SE Receptionist; with permission to post. Motion Carried.
Thank you Kelly for your dedication to the district and best of luck at your new position.
Motion by Winkels, seconded by Lund, to grant permission to post for the Motley School Readiness position. Motion Carried.
Superintendent Klamm gave an update on construction projects underway; welcomed Jill Schneider as the new SMEA President; issued a thank you to Josi Longbottom who has been the Accounts Receivable intern at the Business Office; invited Board Members to stop by the New Staff orientation on August 22.
Other items for discussion - Freeman and Lund updated the Board on the Superintendent Evaluation Process and timeline. An Evaluation Form was distributed and is due back at the District Office by August 1. A summary will be brought to the August Board Meeting with the option of a Closed Session if needed.
The Work Session scheduled for August 1st will be rescheduled for September 12th.
Motion by Winkels, seconded by Hoemberg, to adjourn the meeting.Motion Carried.
Complete minutes are available at www.isd2170.k12.mn.us
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:
MORTGAGOR(S): Jonathan W. Gerdes and Pam Gerdes, husband and wife
MORTGAGEE:Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.
ASSIGNMENTS OF MORTGAGE: Assigned to: None.
ORIGINAL PRINCIPAL AMOUNT OF MORTGAGE: $119,047.00
DATE OF MORTGAGE: January 28, 2010
DATE AND PLACE OF FILING: Recorded on February 8, 2010 as Document Number 466724 in the Office of the County Recorder of Todd County, Minnesota.
THE AMOUNT CLAIMED TO BE DUE ON THE MORTGAGE ON THE DATE OF THE NOTICE: $105,139.72
LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: That part of the SW 1/4 of the SE 1/4, Section 19, Township 133 North, Range 34 West of the 5th P.M., according to the United States Government Survey thereof, described as follows: Commencing at the Southwest corner of the SW 1/4 of the SE 1/4; thence East along the South line of said SW 1/4 of the SE 1/4 a distance of 196.17 feet; thence North and parallel with the West line of said SW 1/4 of the SE 1/4 a distance of 457 feet; thence East and parallel with the South line of said SW 1/4 of the SE 1/4 a distance of 552.83 feet to the point of beginning; thence West and parallel with the South line of said SW 1/4 of the SE 1/4 a distance of 552.83 feet; thence South and parallel with the West line of said SW 1/4 of the SE 1/4 a distance of 457 feet to the South line of said SW 1/4 of the SE 1/4; thence East along the South line of said SW 1/4 of the SE 1/4 a distance of 575.33 feet; thence North and parallel with the West line of said SW 1/4 of the SE 1/4 a distance of 220.25 feet; thence Northwesterly approximately 237.82 feet to the point of beginning. Together with an easement for ingress and egress over the South 33 feet of the West 196.17 feet of the SW 1/4 of the SE 1/4, Section 19, Township 133 North, Range 34 West of the 5th P.M., Todd County, Minnesota
STREET ADDRESS OF PROPERTY: 16596 470TH STREET, VERNDALE, MN 56481-3131
COUNTY IN WHICH PROPERTY IS LOCATED: Todd County, Minnesota
TRANSACTION AGENT: None
NAME OF MORTGAGE ORIGINATOR: Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.
RESIDENTIAL SERVICER: Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.
TAX PARCEL IDENTIFICATION NUMBER: 01-0020000
TRANSACTION AGENT’S MORTGAGE IDENTIFICATION NUMBER: None
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: September 22, 2016 at 10:00 AM
PLACE OF SALE: Todd County Sheriff’s Office, County Detention Center, 115 Third Street South, Long Prairie, Minnesota
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 six (6) 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 March 22, 2017.
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: July 29, 2016
WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A.
THE ACADEMY LAW GROUP, P.A.
Rebecca F. Schiller, Esq.
*Curt N. Trisko, Esq.*
Samuel R. Coleman, Esq.
Attorneys for Mortgagee
25 North Dale Street
St. Paul, MN 55102
THIS IS A COMMUNICATION FROM A DEBT COLLECTOR.