Public Notices July 21, 2021
PUBLIC HEARING RESOLUTION DETERMINING THE NECESSITY TO ISSUE A $200,000 GENERAL OBLIGATION CERTIFICATE OF INDEBTEDNEES, SERIES 2021A
BE IT RESOLVED, by the Town Board of the Town of Staples, Minnesota (the “Town”), as follows:
Section 1. Recitals.
A. Minnesota Statutes, Section 366.095 (the “Act”), authorizes the Town to issue certificates of indebtedness (the “Certificates”) within existing debt limits to purchase items of capital equipment.
B. The Town proposes to issue Certificates in an amount not to exceed $200,000 to finance a road pavement improvement project.
C. The principal amount of the Certificates exceeds 0.25 percent (%) of the market value of taxable property in the Town.
D. The Act provides that if the amount of the Certificates exceeds 0.25 percent (%) of the market value of taxable property in the Town, the Certificates shall not be issued for at least 10 days after publication in the official newspaper of this resolution; and if before the end of that time, a petition asking for an election on the issuance of the Certificates signed by voters equal to ten percent (%) of the number of voters at the last regular municipal election is filed with the Clerk, the Certificates shall not be issued until the proposition of their issuance has been approved by a majority of the votes cast on the question at a regular or special election.
Section 2. Determination.
A. The Town determines to issue the Certificates under the Act in an amount of not to exceed $200,000 for the purpose of financing a road pavement improvement project. At least 10 days shall elapse after publication in the official newspaper of the Town of this resolution before the Certificates may be issued.
B. The Clerk is authorized and directed to publish this resolution in the official newspaper of the Town.
Adopted: July 12, 2021.
Ice Wings, LLP
Notice is hereby given per Minnesota Statutes, Chapter 116, that Ice Wings, LLP has made an application to the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency/ County of Cass for a permit to build a new livestock feedlot greater than 500 animal units.
The existing feedlot is in the SE ¼ of the NE ¼ of Section 23 in Poplar Township, in Cass County, Minnesota. There are currently two existing barns on this site. The existing farrowing barn is a total confinement barn 180’10” x 252’4” with a 2’ below barn concrete manure storage area that pull plugs to the gestation barn. This barn has a capacity of 416 head of swine weighing over 300 pounds or 166.4 animal units. The existing gestation barn is a total confinement barn 122’7” x 573’6” with an 8’ below barn concrete manure storage area. This barn has a capacity of 2,080 head of swine weighing over 300 pounds or 832 animal units. The existing site currently has a total of 998.4 animal units. The proposed expansion will include an additional two barns. Gestation barn two will be a total confinement barn 122’7” x 514’ with an 8’ below barn concrete manure storage area. This barn will have a capacity of 1,050 head of swine weighing between 55-300 pounds or 315 animal units and 1,092 head of swine weighing over 300 pounds or 436.8 animal units. The total capacity for this barn will be 2,142 head or 751.8 animal units. The second proposed farrowing barn two will be a total confinement barn 180’ 10” x 132’ 9” with a 2’ below barn concrete manure storage area that will pull plug to the gestation barn. This barn will have a capacity of 600 head of swine weighing less than 55 pounds or 30 animal units and 286 head of swine weighing over 300 pounds or 114.4 animal units. The total capacity for this barn will be 886 head of swine or 144.4 animal units. After construction the new capacity will be 5,524 head for a new total of 1,894.6 animal units for this site.
This publication shall constitute as notice to each resident and each owner of real property within 5,000 feet of the perimeter of the proposed feedlot, as required by Minnesota State Law.
Estimated time frame of construction: October 2021
Estimated time frame of occupancy: February 2022
Ice Wings, LLP
1275 Highway 15 South
Fairmont, MN 56031