Public Notices January 13, 2021

Todd County Commissioners

Minutes of the 

SPECIAL Meeting 

of the 

Todd County Board of Commissioners 

Nov. 30, 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 30th day of November, 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.

Approval of Agenda

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

Administration

On motion by Kneisl and seconded by Neumann, the following motion was introduced and adopted by unanimous vote: To approve funds to Great River Regional Library to assist with distance learning.

On motion by Erickson and seconded by Becker, the following motion was introduced and adopted by unanimous vote: To approve funds to CentraCare as allowed through CARES Act CRF Funds, assistance to nursing homes.

On motion by Becker and seconded by Neumann, the following motion was introduced and adopted by unanimous vote: To award grants approved for Todd County Extended 2nd Round Small Business and Non-Profit Relief Grant Program, including exceptions to the program.

On motion by Kneisl and seconded by Neumann, the following motion was introduced and adopted by unanimous vote: To approve additional grants of up to $10,000 per small business directly affected by EO 20-99.

A progress report was provided by the County Coordinator regarding the CARES Act Funds projects for the County Board’s review and discussion. 

Adjourn

On motion by Kneisl and seconded by Neumann, the special meeting was adjourned.

On a motion by Erickson and seconded by Becker, the preceding minutes of the County Board meeting held November 30, 2020 were duly approved by unanimous vote at the Todd County Board of Commissioners at the Regular Board Meeting held on December 15, 2020.

 

Witness my hand and seal:

 

David Kircher, County Board Chairperson

 

Denise Gaida, Todd County Auditor-Treasurer

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Minutes of the 

Meeting of the 

Todd County Board of Commissioners 

Dec. 1, 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 1st day of December, 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.

Approval of Agenda

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

Consent Agenda

On motion by Becker and seconded by Erickson, the following motions were introduced and adopted by unanimous vote:

To approve the Todd County Board of Commissioner’s Meeting Minutes for November 17, 2020 as presented.

To approve Anna Herke to fill the open Office Support Specialist I position.

To approve Jodi Bass to fill the open Social Worker position.

Auditor-Treasurer

On motion by Becker and seconded by Erickson, the following motion was introduced and adopted by unanimous Roll Call vote: To approve the Commissioner Warrants number (ACH) 400935 through 400952 in the amount of $96,054.15 and (Regular) 54161 through 54213 in the amount of $75,361.72 for a total of $171,415.87.

On motion by Neumann and seconded by Kneisl, the following motion was introduced and adopted by unanimous Roll Call vote: To approve the Health & Human Services Commissioner Warrants number (ACH) 801202 through 801213 and (Regular) 707308 through 707338 for a total amount of $26,454.16.

On motion by Erickson and seconded by Becker, the following motion was introduced and adopted by unanimous Roll Call vote: To approve the Health & Human Services SSIS Warrants number (ACH) 600300 through 600300 and (Regular) 516089 through 516092 for a total amount of $4,222.29.

Public Works

On motion by Neumann and seconded by Erickson, the following resolution was introduced and adopted by unanimous vote:

2025 AREA TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENT PLAN NOMINATION – CSAH 2 PROJECT

WHEREAS, the Central Minnesota Area Transportation Partnership (ATP) annually solicits projects for State Transportation Improvement Program (STIP) funding which provides for improvements to the transportation systems, with money requests being project specific, and;

WHEREAS, project nominations must meet eligibility guidelines and qualifying criteria as established by the Central Area Transportation Partnership, and;

WHEREAS, the Todd County Public Works Department recommends that the following project be submitted and nominated for inclusion in the 2025 Area Transportation Improvement Plan, which is a prioritized list of transportation projects that the Central Minnesota Partnership recommends for inclusion in the State Transportation Improvement Plan (STIP),

County State Aid Highway 2 - from County State Aid Highway 11 to Trunk Highway 28

SP 077-602-01X: Bituminous Mill & Overlay, Aggregate Shouldering and Pipe Maintenance Project,

and;

WHEREAS, this project is listed on the Todd County Public Works Department Proposed Five Year Construction Plan.

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Todd County Board of Commissioners does herby support the recommendation of the Public Works Department for submittal and nomination of the above noted project and requests said project be included in the State Fiscal Year 2025 Area Transportation Improvement Plan.

County Sheriff

On motion by Kneisl and seconded by Becker, the following motion was introduced and adopted by unanimous vote: To approve the updated policing contract with the City of Clarissa.

On motion by Becker and seconded by Kneisl, the following motion was introduced and adopted by unanimous vote: To approve the abatement on parcel 25-0034500 in the amount of $586.

Solid Waste

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

A RESOLUTION 

ADOPTING THE 2020 SOLID WASTE 

MANAGEMENT PLAN

WHEREAS, the State of Minnesota requires Counties to develop and adopt a Solid Waste Management Plan in accordance with Minnesota Statutes 115A.46, 115A.471, 115A.551, subd 6-7, 115A.552, l15A.557 subd 2-3, MS 115A.63, 115A.84, 115A.914, 115A.96 subd. 6-7, 115A.917; 115A.97; Minnesota Rules 9215; and any other applicable Statutes and Rules; and

WHEREAS, the State of Minnesota requires said Solid Waste Plans to be reviewed and/or modified periodically. Said timeline for Solid Waste Plan updated is every 10 calendar years.

WHEREAS, Todd County recognizes the need to plan for and implement various strategies, programs or facilities to promote the proper management and disposition of solid waste generated within the County, and encourage the reduction, reuse, recycling, composting and/or advanced processing of that solid waste as may be available based upon the type of solid waste materials generated and the integrated solid waste management system in place; and

WHEREAS, the draft 2020 Todd County Solid Waste Plan does describe the integrated solid waste management system currently in place to meet the needs of Todd County’s citizens and the requirement of the State of Minnesota; and

WHEREAS, the State of Minnesota has placed on public notice the draft 2020 Todd County Solid Waste Plan in accordance with the requirements for publication, notice and comment period; and

WHEREAS, upon completion of the public comment period no comments were received in objection to the adoption of the draft 2020 Todd County Solid Waste Plan from any member of the public.

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Todd County Board of Commissioners hereby adopts the 2020 Todd County Solid Waste Plan; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Todd County Board of Commissioners hereby submits the 2020 Todd County Solid Waste Plan to the Minnesota  Pollution Control Agency for final approval pursuant to applicable Minnesota Statutes and Rules.

The setting of the all-board biannual Solid Waste meeting was postponed to a future meeting.

Health & Human Services

On motion by Becker and seconded by Erickson, the following motion was introduced and adopted by unanimous vote: To approve the 2021-2022 Sanitarian Services Contract with Morrison County Public Health.

On motion by Kneisl and seconded by Neumann, the following motion was introduced and adopted by unanimous vote: To approve the hiring of a Health Education Coordinator.

Katherine Mackedanz, Community Health Manager presented an update on the COVID-19 Situation for discussion.

Administration

A progress report was provided by the County Coordinator regarding the CARES Act Funds projects for the County Board’s review and discussion.

On motion by Erickson and seconded by Neumann, the following resolution was introduced and adopted by unanimous vote:

A RESOLUTION 

ESTABLISHING FINAL CARES ACT FUNDING DISTRIBUTION

WHEREAS, the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) was declared a global pandemic by the World Health Organization on March 11, 2020;

WHEREAS, the Federal CARES Act was signed into law on March 27, 2020, and was in part available to qualifying local, state, and federal agencies to cover expenses related to unbudgeted expenditures incurred between March 1, 2020 and December 30, 2020, due to the public health emergency caused by the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID–19);

WHEREAS, Governor Tim Walz on June 26, 2020 formally allocated funding for counties, cities, and townships in the State of Minnesota,

WHEREAS, Todd County applied for and received $3,000,085 in CARES Act funding in July 2020 to directly apply to a broad range of necessary expenditures incurred as a result of COVID-19;

WHEREAS, townships and cities with a population over 200 in the County were allowed to request CARES Act funding directly from the State of MN and according to guidelines issued, are to return unspent funds as of November 15, 2020 to Todd County. Unspent funds received will be applied to the total dollars available for Todd County to distribute and included in the attached breakdown when received;

WHEREAS, Todd County allocated funding to small businesses and non-profits, according to guidelines identified by the US Treasury and the State of Minnesota. The County Board approved the funding for each respective program as necessary;

WHEREAS, Todd County allocated funding to other entities such as libraries to assist in distance learning and assistance to nursing homes, according to guidelines identified by the US Treasury and the State of Minnesota. The County Board approved the funding for these entities as necessary;

WHEREAS, according to guidance issued by the Department of Treasury and the Minnesota Office of

Management and Budget, CARES dollars can be used by County Government to be reimbursed for necessary expenditures incurred or costs associated with the COVID-19 public health emergency, including personnel costs;

WHEREAS, Todd County identified and purchased various supplies and equipment to ensure an appropriate and safe work environment for staff and the residents we serve. The relevant expenses needed for the pandemic response have been charged to a designated account in the Todd County Integrated Financial System;

WHEREAS, Todd County prioritized various technology, modifications and other investments that will help ensure a safe and appropriate response to the pandemic and the ability to conduct business in a safe manner. Those priorities were discussed within established Committees and the County Board and recommended according to the attached spending breakdown;

WHEREAS, Todd County personnel in nearly all departments, in particular Public Health and Public Safety, have been actively involved in a direct response to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 or have been tasked with substantially different duties and responsibilities. Those personnel costs are eligible to be reimbursed by CARES dollars so as to not negatively impact the Todd County 2020 budget. The balance of funds not dedicated otherwise on the attached schedule, will be used to offset respective personnel costs relating to the COVID-19 pandemic;

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Todd County Board of Commissioners that, all CARES Act Funds received have been distributed or allocated according to the parameters identified above, in the attached spending breakdown, with no funds being returned to the State.

Closed Session

On motion by Becker and seconded by Kneisl, the following motion was introduced and adopted by unanimous vote: To enter into closed session pursuant to MN Statute §13D.03 for Negotiation Strategy at 9:28 a.m.

Chairperson Kircher reopened the meeting at 10:11 a.m.

County Auditor-Treasurer’s Report

The Truth in Taxation Hearing will be held at 6:00 p.m. this evening and due to COVID-19 regulations appointments are encouraged.

Commissioner’s Report

Commissioner Neumann reported that dead zones in Broadband services within Todd County should be addressed with legislators especially during the COVID-19 situation.

Recess

Chairperson Kircher recessed the meeting until December 15, 2020.

 

COMMISSIONER WARRANTS

Vendor Name $ Amount

CARGILL SALT DIV. $19,019.69 

CONTECH ENGINEERED 

   SOLUTIONS, LLC 36,990.82 

DIAMOND MOWERS INC 4,575.00 

EMERGENCY AUTO. TECH 13,815.17 

GARY’S AUTO GLASS INC 3,885.20 

HILLYARD 2,018.54 

INTEREUM INC 4,805.47 

KRIS ENGINEERING 4,752.00 

M-R SIGN COMPANY INC 12,140.07 

MORRISON CO PUBLIC 

   HEALTH SERV 2,581.04 

NUSS TRUCK & EQUIP 2,073.89 

TRIMIN SYSTEMS INC 15,905.00 

TRUENORTH STEEL 22,078.40 

WADENA ASPHALT CO 3,444.00 

WATCHGUARD VIDEO 4,877.00 

WORMS LUMBER & 

   READY-MIX INC 3,645.00 

55 PAYMENTS LESS 

   THAN $2,000 14,809.58 

Total $171,415.87 

 

HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES WARRANTS

Vendor Name $ Amount

#15686 $2,053.75

PAYMENTS LESS 

   THAN $2,000 2,168.54

Total $4,222.29

 

Vendor Name $ Amount

FRESHWATER ED.

  DISTRICT 12,775.00

ITEN FUNERAL HOME - 

   BROWERVILLE 3,500.00

PERISH/ALAN 2,731.76

40 PAYMENTS LESS 

   THAN $2,000 7,447.40

Total $26,454.16

 

 

On a motion by Erickson and seconded by Becker, the preceding minutes of the County Board meeting held December 1, 2020 were duly approved by unanimous vote at the Todd County Board of Commissioners at the Regular Board Meeting held on December 15, 2020.

 

Witness my hand and seal:

 

David Kircher,

County Board Chairperson

 

Denise Gaida, Todd County

Auditor-Treasurer

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NOTICE

MORAN TOWNSHIP RESIDENTS

town hall computer room

 

The computer room at the Moran Town Hall will be opening for residents use starting January 18, 2021.

Below is a list of guidelines to be followed when using the computer room. Thank you.

Computer Room 

Guidelines

1. Hours of operation: 8 a.m.-9 p.m.

2. Days of operation: Open 7 days a week

3. Computer room will begin operation on Jan. 18, 2021

4. As per COVID guidelines, it will only be one (1) family occupancy

5. Each family is to supply their own sanitation (hand sanitzer and wipes)

6. This is a community area - please clean up after yourself

7. WIFI is available 24 hours a day by parking in the parking lot and using your electronic device

8. WIFI is NOT password protected - no password is required

9. NO SMOKING

IF ANY CONCERNS OR ISSUES, CONTACT THE TOWNSHIP CLERK OR CHAIRPERSON.

 

Diane Mack or Arlyn Mack

320-594-6039

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NOTICE

city of staples

SECTION 00 1113

ADVERTISEMENT 

FOR BIDS

 DOWER LAKE RECREATION AREA STORM SHELTER

 

Widseth Smith Nolting & Associates, Inc, on behalf of the Owner, The City of Staples, will ONLY receive and accept bids through QuestCDN.com via their electronic VirtuBid™ online bid service for the construction of Dower Lake Recreation Area Storm Shelter in accordance with the plans and specifications prepared by:

ARCHITECT

Widseth Smith Nolting 

  & Assoc. Inc.

7804 Industrial Park Road

Baxter, MN 56425

SITE VISIT INFORMATION

Bidders may contact Tricia Jasmer, Parks & Recreation Director to schedule a site visit. 

Phone: W. 218-894-2553 or C. 218-296-0878.

BID DATE INFORMATION: FEBRUARY 4, 2021

Bid Time: 2:00 p.m.

Location: Staples City Hall, 122 6th Street NE, Staples, MN

Attn: Jerel Nelsen, City Administrator

at which time the bids will be opened online, reviewed and accepted. Preliminary bid results will be posted on QuestCDN within an hour after the bid opening.

Bids will be received for the following Prevailing Wage project:

PROJECT DESCRIPTION: The project involves general, civil, mechanical and electrical work for the construction of a 2,400 total sf storm shelter building. Construction will be poured concrete foundation and slab-on-grade floor, concrete masonry walls with precast concrete roof. Water is to be connected to an existing deep well and the sewer is to be connected to an existing septic system. Electrical work will include lighting, power and communications material and installation and include a backup generator.

Each bid must be accompanied with a cashier’s check, bid bond, U.S. Government Bonds (at par value) or certified check equal to five percent (5%) of the amount of the proposal. Security is payable to the Owner as a guarantee of prompt execution of the contract in accordance with the proposal and Contract documents, along with furnishing Payment and Performance Bonds of One Hundred percent (100%) of the bid amount acceptable to the Owner.

BIDDING PROCEDURES - ELECTRONIC BIDDING: The contract documents are available at https://widseth.com. Click “Bid Documents” in the top right corner of your screen or go to www.questcdn.com. This contract is QuestCDN project number 7488672. A contractor may view the contract documents at no cost prior to deciding to become a Planholder. To be considered a Planholder for bids, a contractor must register with QuestCDN.com and purchase the contract documents in digital form at a cost of $30.00. Registering as a Planholder is recommended for all prime contractors and subcontractors as Planholder’s will receive automatic notice of addenda and other contract document updates via QuestCDN. Contact QuestCDN Customer Support at 952-233-1632 or info@questcdn.com for assistance in membership registration, downloading digital project information and vBid online bid submittal questions. To access the electronic bid form, download the project documents and click on the online bid button at the top of the bid advertisement page. For this project, bids will ONLY be received and accepted via the online electronic bid service through QuestCDN.com. Prospective bidders must be on the Planholder list through QuestCDN for bids to be accepted.

An optional paper set of project documents is also available from Cadd/Engineering Supply (CES) 1701 James Circle N., Brooklyn Center, MN 55430. Please contact CES’s Repro Dept at (763) 560-9098 or (800) 831-8587 for pricing and if you have any questions.

The successful bidder must be a “responsible contractor.” The term “responsible contractor” means a contractor as defined in Minnesota Statutes Section 16C.285, subdivision 3. Any prime contractor, subcontractor, or motor carrier that does not meet the minimum criteria or fails to comply with the verification requirements is not a responsible contractor and is not eligible to be awarded a construction contract for the project or to perform work on the project. A prime contractor, subcontractor, or motor carrier that makes a false statement under oath verifying compliance with the minimum criteria will be ineligible to be awarded a construction contract on the project and the submission of a false statement may result in termination of a contract awarded to a prime contractor, subcontractor, or motor carrier that submits the false statement. A prime contractor shall include in its verification of compliance a list of all of its first-tier subcontractors that it intends to retain for work on the project. Before execution of a construction contract, a prime contractor shall submit a supplemental verification under oath confirming that all subcontractors and motor carriers that the prime contractor intends to use to perform project work have verified to the prime contractor, through a signed statement under oath by an owner or officer, that they meet the minimum criteria for a responsible contractor.

Bids may not be withdrawn within forty-five (45) days after the scheduled closing time for receiving bids without consent of the Owner. The Owner reserves the right to reject any and all bids and rebid the project until a satisfactory bid is received.

No bid will be read or considered if the bid does not fully comply with the requirements of this invitation and/or other bidding and contract documents. Any deficient bid submitted will not be considered.

 

By: Jerel Nelsen, City 

Administrator, 

City of Staples, Minnesota

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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.

NOTICE 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: $132,639.27

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: January 28, 2021 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 January 28, 2022.

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: November 25, 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-FC02)

 

THIS IS A COMMUNICATION FROM A DEBT COLLECTOR.

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Freshwater

Education District

 

MINUTES 

REGULAR BOARD MEETING

FRESHWATER ED. DISTRICT #6004 11/18/20

Wadena, MN

 

Meeting held electronically, permitted under Minn. Stat. 13D. 021

 

Called to Order at 5 p.m. by VanDenheuvel, Vice Chair.

Roll Call-BOARD: R. VanDenheuvel-Bertha-Hewitt; K. Howard-Menahga; B. Lund-Staples-Motley; C. Funk-Sebeka; C. Wolf- Long Prairie-Grey Eagle; B. Tumberg-Wadena-Deer Creek; S. Veronen-Verndale. ABSENT: J. Hillmer-Browerville; R. Thalmann-Henning. Supt.: D. Fjeldheim-Sebeka; Admin: E. Weber, L. Murdock, J. Anderson, S. Thiel. Guest: T. Bruggeman, CPA of Brady Martz

Adoption of the Agenda- MOTION BY Veronen and seconded by Tumberg to approve the agenda as presented. Roll Call Vote- U/C.

Visitor Comments- FY20 Audit presentation by T., Bruggeman, CPA.

Old Business

MOTION BY Lund and seconded by Wolf to approve the 10/28/2020 minutes as presented. Roll Call Vote-U/C.

MOTION BY Howard and seconded by Tumberg to acknowledge receipt and review of the 10/14/2020 Supt. Advisory Minutes as presented. Roll Call Vote- U/C 

New Business

MOTION BY Funk and seconded by Wolf to approve the 10/24/2020 – 11/13/2020 voucher claims as presented. Roll Call Vote- U/C

The following Resolution is hereby MOVED BY Howard and seconded by Veronen: To recognize and gratefully accept the following donations as identified: Merickel Lumber,  Wadena – Dado Blade Kit; Anonymous – Graphing Calculator, FEF, Wadena - $2,496.67; J. Karemer, Wadena - $1,000; M&M Craig, Wadena - $1,000; Sourcewell, Staples - $2,500.

VOTE on adoptions of this Resolution was as follows; ABSTENTIONS: None. AYE: VanDenheuvel, Howard, Lund, Funk, Wolf, Tumberg, Veronen. NAY: None. ABSENT: Hillmer and Thalmann. 

WHEREUPON, said Resolutions was declared duly Adopted.

MOTION BY Funk and seconded by Tumberg to set the 2021 FED Board Organizational Meeting on 1/27/2021, starting at 5 p.m. at the FED Admin. Office, Wadena. Roll Call Vote-U/C.

REVIEWED the 2021 Supt. Mtg Dates; The Annual submittal of the Title IV MDE Report has been submitted.

MOTION BY Wolf and seconded by Lund to approve FED Student Hotspot Checkout Agmt. as presented. Roll Call Vote – U/C.

MOTION BY Howard and seconded by Tumberg to accept the 1/1/2021-12/30/21 Voluntary Vision Rates as presented. Roll Call Vote – U/C.

MOTION BY Funk and seconded by Veronen to accept the 1/1/2021 - 12/30/21 Voluntary Dental Rates as presented. Roll Call Vote – U/C. 

MOTION BY Tumberg and seconded by Lund to acknowledge receipt and review of the FY20 financial audit. Roll Call Vote – U/C.

Department Reports-

SpEd; Update of districts are allowed to re-assign staff and will still receive full funding; Update of districts in D-Learning and students with high need can attend in-person learning. ALC/TS; Update of ALC’s currently in In-Person Learning; 20/21SY enrollment is down five to seven percent (5 - 7%) from previous year; TS Prog. are down 75 percent (%) from last year due to pandemic. 

Tech; Update of posting internet and fiber lease RFP’s for 21/22 SY.

Bus. Mang.; Update on 65% of COVID funding has been drawn; Recommendation of Auditor to Amend Post Emp. HRA/HRA Plan into a Trust. 

Ex. Director; Update of FED Leg. Forum to be held on 12/9/2020 starting at 9AM; COVID Updates: Academies & ALC’s will move into Distance Learning for 2 wks following the winter break; Update of Ex. Director’s Goals.

Personnel Agenda- MOTION BY Tumberg and seconded by Funk to approve the items as follows: Hiring of K. Bleu Andrews, FMLA request of J. Allen. Roll Call Vote – U/C.

Adjournment-

MOTION BY Howard and seconded by Wolf to adjourn the meeting at 5:46 p.m.

 

Pre-Approved Publication Summary

 

RESPECTFULLY 

SUBMITTED:

Rod Thalmann, Clerk

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Advertising Deadlines

Deadline for advertisements and copy is Friday, noon.

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; editor@staplesworld.com

Deadline: Friday, noon

 

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