Public Notices August 17, 2017




215 First Ave. South

Long Prairie, Minnesota  56347



Notice is hereby given that on Thursday August 31, 2017 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 to consider the following Variance applications:

1. Todd Bussman: LOT-3 BLK-1 Bitz Subdivision (23 & 26-127-33)

Site Address: 10628 Alum Trl PIN: 03-0074900 

Variance to reposition and expand on existing retaining wall structures located on lot at 12, 22, 24, and 48 feet from ordinary high water level.  Replacement retaining walls will be from 3 feet to 4 feet in height and located within the shore impact zone and in an area with severe steep slopes.

2. Daniel Shaw and Donna Shaw: LOT 9 BLK 1 Majestic Oaks First Addition Section 9 Staples Township

Site Address: 49262 Thunderbird Dr PIN: 22-0054600

Variance request to exceed the 18 foot maximum height to 24 feet in height for a proposed 60 foot by 34 feet storage shed located in shoreland zone of Dower Lake. 

3. James and Kimberly Bieniek: Section 19 of Burnhamville Township

Site Address: 17576 Dogwood Loop PIN: 06-0028100

Variance request to reduce the setback to the ordinary high water level from 100 feet to 94 feet for proposed 24 foot by 26 foot garage. 

4. Judith Schmid: Lots 12 & 13 Block 1 Slither’s Beach

Site Address: 30157 122nd St PIN: 11-0046200

Variance requests required to change foot print of existing boathouse 16 feet by 22 feet partially on an adjoining parcel. To remodel the existing boathouse 4 feet longer (26 feet) and 3 feet narrower (13 feet). 

1) Variance to place water oriented accessory structure at 5 feet from OHWL instead of required 50 feet.

2) Variance to construct 338 sq ft water oriented structure instead of 250 sq foot standard.

3) Variance to construct boathouse 1 foot from property line instead of 10 feet standard.

5. Terry and Camilla Hempleman: Section 1 of Villard Township Parts of Govt Lots 1 and 2 

Site Address: 38594 Northstar Dr PIN: 24-0000101

Variance request to decrease the setback for a new replacement septic system from the OHWM from 75 feet to 34 feet.

6. Bruce and Nicole Rohde: Part of NW4 of NW4 of Section 19 of Round Prairie Township

Site Address: 17908 US 71 PIN: 21-0020901

Variance request to decrease the setback of 100 feet from the ROW of US 71 to 70.5 feet to allow addition to existing place of business.

7. Bonnie Olson and Kenneth Olson: LOT 1 of Clark’s Osakis Beach and Part of Govt Lot 1 Section 7 of Gordon Township

Site Address:  11307 County 10 PIN: 10-0046600 10-0006200

Variance request to decrease the setback from 75 feet to 35 feet from the OHWM to replace the existing 685 sq ft dwelling with a 778 sq foot replacement dwelling. 

8. Robert and RoseAnn Zinter: Part of SE4 of Section 32 of Hartford Township

Site Address: 27005 County 5 PIN: 12-0036501

Variance request to decrease the Long Prairie River setback from 150 feet to 119 feet for a 24 foot by 24 foot addition to an existing house.

9. Paula and Barry Brandt: Tiemann’s Subdivision Govt Lot 3 Lot 1 and N 10 ft of Lot 2

Site Address:  28830 Antelope Trl PIN: 03-0053500

1.) Variance request to decrease the 100 foot setback to 75 feet to replace an existing cabin  with a 26 foot by 33 foot cabin with 2.) Exceed the maximum impervious for non-roofed surfaces 3.) Variance to exceed the 18 foot height limit within the building setback from the OHWM to 25.5 feet.

All persons interested are invited to attend said hearing or submit a letter to be heard on these matters.


Todd County 

Board of Adjustment

Bill Berscheit, Chair




Motley Well Supply Project

City of Motley

Motley, MN


RECEIPT AND OPENING OF PROPOSALS:  Sealed proposals for the work described below will be received at the Office of the Clerk/Treasurer, City of Motley, 316 Highway 10 S, Motley, MN 56466 until 10:00 a.m. on Monday, August 21, 2017 at which time the bids will be opened and publicly read.

DESCRIPTION OF WORK: The work includes the construction of approximately:

1,400 Lin Ft 6” HDPE Watermain (Directionally Drilled)

150 Lin Ft 18” HDPE Casing (Directionally Drilled)

600 Pounds Watermain Fittings

1 Each Hydrant

0.40 AcresTurf Establishment


together with numerous related items of work, all in accordance with Plans and Specifications. This project is subject to Responsible Contractor Certification.

COMPLETION OF WORK: All work under the Contract must be complete by October 13, 2017.

PLANHOLDERS LIST, ADDENDUMS AND BID TABULATION: The planholders list, addendums and bid tabulations will be available for download on-line at or  Any addendums may also be distributed by mail, fax or email.

TO OBTAIN BID DOCUMENTS: Complete digital project bidding documents are available at or You may view the digital plan documents for free by entering Quest project # 5221049 on the website’s Project Search page. Documents may be downloaded for $20.  Please contact at 952-233-1632 or for assistance in free membership registration, viewing, downloading, and working with this digital project information. An optional paper set of project documents is also available for a nonrefundable price of $50 per set, which includes applicable sales tax and shipping. Please make your check payable to Bolton & Menk, Inc. and send it to 7656 Design Road, Suite 200, Baxter, MN 56425-8676, phone (218) 825-0684, fax (218) 825-0685.

BID SECURITY: A certified check or proposal bond in the amount of not less than 5 percent of the total amount bid, drawn in favor of City of Motley shall accompany each bid.

OWNER’S RIGHTS RESERVED: The Owner reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to waive any irregularities and informalities therein and to award the Contract to other than the lowest bidder if, in their discretion, the interest of the Owner would be best served thereby.


Dated: August 1, 2017


Lacey Smieja




Finance and Commerce: August 8, 2017, August 15, 2017

Morrison County Record: August 6, 2017

Staples World: August 10, 2017, August 17, 2017






Please be advised that Byron Township will hold the monthly township meetings on the third Thursday of each month at 7:00 p.m. at the Leader Community Hall to begin on September 21, 2017.


Karen Roubal

Byron Township Clerk






Monday, August 21, 2017

10:00 a.m.


Todd County 


Board Room, 

Historical Courthouse

215 1st Avenue So.

Long Prairie, MN 56347


• 65 New tax-forfeited parcels

• 20 Preexisting parcels reviewed by Commissioners


NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the parcels described in the List of Tax-Forfeited Land that is contained herein shall be sold to the highest bidder at public sale. The sale will be governed by the provisions of Minn. Stat. § 282.01 and by the resolution of the Todd County Board of Commissioners authorizing such sale. The resolution reads as follows:

BE IT RESOLVED, that all parcels of tax-forfeited land listed on the List of Tax-Forfeited Land be classified as nonconservation land; that the basic sale price of each parcel on List of Tax-Forfeited Land, that is on file with the Clerk of the County Board, be approved and authorization for a public sale of this land be granted, pursuant to Minn. Stat. § 282.01; that the sale will be held at 10:00 a.m., Monday, August 21, 2017, by the Todd County Auditor/Treasurer at the Commissioner board room in the Historical Courthouse, for not less than the basic sale price; and that all sales shall be full payment or on the terms set forth on the List of Tax-Forfeited Land.


BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the conditions and terms of the public sale shall be as described in the list of Tax-Forfeited Land contained here-in and approved by the Todd County Board of Commissioners. 

Information about the sale of tax-forfeited land in Todd County can be obtained at the office of the County Auditor/Treasurer, Todd County Courthouse, 215 1st Avenue So, Suite 201, Long Prairie, Minnesota, 56347. Telephone: (320) 732-4469, or online at:




Staples World

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 100
Staples, MN 56479
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