Public Notices August 31, 2017

NOTICE

CITY OF STAPLES

Request for Proposals

Tourism Marketing

 

Overview

The City of Staples recently approved an ordinance that allows the City to implement a Local Lodging Tax. The proceeds of this tax must be utilized to fund a Tourism Promotion Committee for the purpose of marketing and promoting the City as a tourist center. The City is requesting proposals from non-profit organizations which have experience and qualifications in regards to marketing, specifically tourism marketing.

The selected organization will be held responsible for all financial management, implementation, and reporting duties to execute a defined strategic marketing plan. This would include the management and oversight of any and all hired resources to complete plan requirements.

Proposal Requirements

The lodging tax has an anticipated approximate first year budget of $25,000 and a second year budget of $50,000, with an anticipated start date of January 2018. The proposal must include a two year marketing plan that includes desired outcomes along with a detailed budget sharing how much each activity will cost as well as approximate timeline for implementation.

Proposal Package:

• 2- year Marketing Plan

• Desired Outcomes

• Detailed Budget

• Estimated Timeline

 

The City is interested in utilizing all forms of marketing including but not limited to print, digital, mobile/interactive/apps, social media, radio, television, partnerships and promotions. Submitted marketing plans do not need to include all forms listed. However, the City requires a written explanation for any listed activities excluded from the strategy.

Timeline

Please submit proposals by October 1, 2017 for initial review. You may be asked to present your proposal to the council to assist in making an informed decision. The anticipated start date of the project will be January 1, 2018.

 

Please submit full 

proposal package to:

City of Staples

Attn: 

Melissa Radermacher

122 6th Street, NE

Staples, MN  56479

Or by email at mradermacher@ci.staples.mn.us

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SECTION 00100 - ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS

 

Motley Well No. 6 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, September 11, 2017 at which time the bids will be opened and publicly read.

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

Construct one (1) 12-inch diameter production well approximately 110 feet deep.

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: Interim well work will be completed by November 10, 2017 and with a final completion date of March 15, 2018 under the Contract.

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

TO OBTAIN BID DOCUMENTS: Complete digital project bidding documents are available at www.boltonmenk.com or www.questcdn.com. You may view the digital plan documents for free by entering Quest project #5346010 on the website’s Project Search page. Documents may be downloaded for $20. Please contact QuestCDN.com at 952-233-1632 or info@questcdn.com 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 to 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 28, 2017

 

Lacey Smieja

Clerk/Treasurer

 

Published:

Finance and Commerce: August 30, 2017; September 6, 2017

Staples World: August 31, 2017; September 7, 2017

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NOTICE

CITY OF STAPLES 

PUBLIC HEARING ON PROPOSED CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PLAN

 

Notice is hereby given that the Staples City Council will hold a public hearing at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 12, 2016 at the Staples City Hall to consider the proposed 2018-2022 City of Staples Capital Improvement Plan. The Capital Improvement Plan is a plan for major expenditures, beyond maintenance and operating costs, for the acquisition or construction of facilities, public improvements, and major equipment purchases.

This hearing allows the public to provide input on the proposed Capital Improvement Plan. A copy of the proposed Capital Improvement Plan is available at the Staples City Hall for public inspection.

 

Dated:  August 23, 2017

 

Jerel Nelsen, 

City Administrator

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STATE OF MINNESOTA

DISTRICT COURT

COUNTY OF TODD

SEVENTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT

Case Type: 

Domestic Abuse

Court File No.

77FA17727

 

In the Matter of:

Stella Christensen

Petitioner

vs.

Todd Elliot Smith,

Respondent

 

Affidavit and Order for Alternate Service or Publication 

(Minn. Stat. § 518B.01, subds. 5(f) and 8)

state of minnesota

county of todd

 

Affidavit 

Petitioner requests that the court authorize service of the petition for an order for protection, any order that has issued under Chapter 518B, and any notice, states the following in support of the request for service by: 

•publication.

1. An attempt at personal service made by the sheriff or other law enforcement or corrections officer was unsuccessful because Respondent is avoiding service by concealment or otherwise, and a copy of the Petition and either the Order for Hearing or Request for Hearing form has been mailed to Respondent.

2. Personal service was attempted on the following date(s): Per Deputy Laven on 8/9/17, personal service has been attempted 12 times since Ex Parte was granted on 7/31/17.

3. The last known location of Respondent is: 46453 Co. 21, Staples, MN 56479.

4. My most recent contact with Respondent was: 7/29/17.

5. The last known location of Respondent’s employment was: NA - self-employed.

6. The names and locations of Respondent’s parents, siblings, children, and other close relatives are: Judy and Roland - mother and step-father reside in Hastings, MN during the summer.

7. The names and locations of other persons likely to know Respondent’s whereabouts are: Stewart Weekley and Michael Dvorak.

  b. I have made the following efforts to locate these persons: no contact

8. The following circumstances indicate Respondent is avoiding service: Law enforcement has gone to resident 12 times since Ex Parte was granted on 7/31/17. Resp. is home but refuses to answer the door.

I declare under penalty of perjury that everything I have stated in this document is true and correct. Minn. Stat. §  358.116

 

Dated: August 11, 2017

Stella Christensen

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NOTICE 

REQUEST FOR QUOTE 

STAPLES TOWNSHIP

RED OAK ROAD

 

Staples Township is requesting two (2) quotes as follows for work on Red Oak Road.  

First Quote:

Remove asphalt beginning at Highway 210 going south 1,560 feet. Sub grade preparation - dig out culvert, put in 1’ of rock and reset culvert; place fabric 24’ wide; put on one (1) foot of class 5 gravel, 23’ wide, compacted, estimated at 1,700 yards. Work to be completed by October 30, 2017.

Second Quote:

Remove asphalt beginning at Highway 210 going south 1,560 feet. Push back topsoil on shoulders and pull back after road is raised. Dig out culvert, put in 1’ of rock and reset culvert. Sub-cut two (2) feet of road bed 26’ wide, estimated 3,800 yards. Place fabric 26’ wide. Fill with sand 2-1/2 feet thick, estimated at 4,700 yards. Add 8” of class 5 gravel, compacted, 23’ wide, estimated at 1,150 yards. Seed shoulders when done. Work to be completed by October 30, 2017.

Quote must be mailed to Bonnie Thoele, Staples Township Clerk, 48301 County 21, Staples, MN 56479 or hand-delivered to the town hall no later than 7:30 p.m. on Monday, September 11, 2017.

 

Bonnie Thoele, Clerk

Staples Township

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STATE OF MINNESOTA 

DISTRICT COURT 

COUNTY OF TODD SEVENTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT

Probate division

Court File No.:

77-PR-17-793

 

In Re: Estate of

Lila Rosalie Lewis,

Decedent.

 

NOTICE OF AND ORDER FOR HEARING ON PETITION FOR FORMAL PROBATE OF WILL AND APPOINTMENT OF PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE AND NOTICE TO CREDITORS

________________

 

It is Ordered and Notice is given that on September 19, 2017, at 1:15 p.m., a hearing will be held in this Court at the Todd County Government Center, 221 First Avenue South, Long Prairie, Minnesota 56347 for the formal probate of an instrument purporting to be the decedent’s Will dated February 2, 2017, and for the appointment of Brian H. Lewis as personal representative of the estate of the decedent in a supervised administration.

Any objections to the petition must be raised at the hearing or filed with the Court prior to the hearing. If the petition is proper and no objections are filed or raised, the personal representative will be appointed with the full power to administer the estate, including the power to collect all assets; pay all legal debts, claims, taxes, and expenses; to sell real and personal property; and do all necessary acts for the estate.

Notice is also given that, subject to Minn. Stat. § 524.3-801, all creditors having claims against the decedent’s estate are required to present the claims to the personal representative or to the Court within four (4) months after the date of this notice or the claims will be barred.

 

Dated: 8/24/17

BY THE COURT

/s/ Daniel Benson

Judge of District Court

 

Dated: 8/24/17

/s/ Rhonda Bot 

Court Administrator

by Patti Johnson, Deputy

 

Jason R. Sellnow

(MN #0391558)

Sellnow Law Office, P.A.

229 Central Avenue

Long Prairie, Minnesota 56347

Telephone: 320-732-1919

Facsimile: 320-732-1922

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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: info@staplesworld.com

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