Public Notices November 21, 2018

MINUTES

REGULAR BOARD MEETING FRESHWATER ED. DISTRICT #6004  October 24, 2018 

MAS Center, 

Wadena, MN

 

CALLED TO ORDER  at 5:03 p.m. by V. Hinojos, Chair 

Board Present: V. Hinojos- W-DC, S. Veronen- Verndale, P. Benning-Browerville, R. VanDenheuvel- B-H, R. Thalmann- Henning, J. Kicker- Menahga, M. Freeman(Alt.)- S-M, C. Funk- Sebeka, C. Wolf- LPGE; Supt: L. Westrum- W-DC; Directors: J. Nesland, L. Murdock; FED Staff: C. Greiner, Admin Recorder: S. Thiel 

APPROVAL OF AGENDA

MOTION by VanDenheuvel, seconded by Thalmann to approve the agenda as presented. VOTE- U/C 

STAFF PRESENTATION

L. Murdock and C. Grenier presented “Trauma Informed Care”

APPROVAL OF PAST BOARD MINUTES

MOTION by Funk, seconded by Veronen to approve the 7/25/18 minutes as presented. VOTE-U/C 

OLD BUSINESS

MOTION by Benning, seconded by VanDenheuvel to accept the Aug., Sept. and Oct. SAC Mtg. Minutes as presented. VOTE- U/C 

MOTION by Veronen, seconded by Funk to approve all of the ezIQC prequalified general and subcontractor contracts as presented. VOTE-U/C  

NEW BUSINESS AND REPORTS 

SPECIAL EDUCATION REPORT: MOTION BY Thalmann, seconded by Benning to approve the 18/2019 SY Level IV Student Handbook as presented. VOTE- U/C 

ALC/TARGETED SERVICES REPORT: MOTION by Funk, seconded by VanDenheuvel to approve Sourcewell’s Small Project grant in the amount of $1,500 for LP-ALC. VOTE-U/C 

MOTION by Benning, seconded by Freeman to approve the Sourcewell’s Small Project grant award in the amount of $999.78 for the Staples ALC. VOTE-UC 

MOTION by Thalmann, seconded by Veronen to approve ALC Student Handbook. VOTE-U/C 

MOTION by VanDenheuvel, seconded by Kicker to authorize the purchase of two (2) vans of nine (9) passenger + driver, to be ordered and delivered after 7/1/2019, under a Service Co-op. State Fleet prequalified State Bid Contract CPC#18.3 VHL. VOTE- U/C 

REVIEWED ALC Student Enrollment trend as of 10/1/2018. 

MOTION by Funk, seconded by Wolf to authorize the sale of two (2) vans to be sold on-line or direct negotiations with other governmental agencies in FY20. VOTE- U/C 

TECHNOLOGY REPORT: Fiber Lease Assessment Chart; Update of the FCC appeal status. 

ECFE/SR REPORT: Update of School District #116 receiving ECFE Programming Services.  

MEMBER SERVICES; REVIEWED FED 12/5/2018 Leg. Day Agenda; 19/20 SY Menu Options; Aug. and Sept. 2018 Project 20/20 Month End Report.  

MOTION by Benning, seconded by Wolf to approve an anonymous donation of $5,000 to the Rapatz Scholarship Fund, FED fiscally hosts. VOTE- U/C 

BUSINESS & FINANCE 

MOTION by VanDenheuvel, seconded by Benning to approve the 7/23/2018 - 10/19/2018 cash reports and payments of checks numbered 121031 - 121326. VOTE- U/C 

MOTION by Funk, seconded by Thalmann to approve joint powers group Health Insurance 2019 premiums, with Sourcewell as presented. VOTE- U/C 

MOTION by Funk, seconded by Thalmann to approve Revision I Modification of the FY19 financial budget as presented;  

FY-19 BUDGET 

REVISION I

01 General Fund: REVENUE: $10,587,359; EXPENDITURES: $11,258,018

04 Community Service Fund: REVENUE $655,453; EXPENDITURES: $644,491

06 Construction Fund: REVENUE: $5,000,000; EXPENDITURES: $5,029,176

VOTE- U/C

MOTION by Veronen, seconded by Wolf to set the 2019 Freshwater Board organizational meeting for 5 p.m. at the FED Offices located on the CLC campus in Staples on the date of 1/23/2019. VOTE-U/C 

Reviewed- MSBA Policy Revisions to reflect changes from Legislative Session Year of ‘17

MOTION by Thalmann, seconded by Freeman to approve to reduce lease space at the CLC in Staples effective 7/1/2019, of 1,965 sq. ft. VOTE: U/C 

MOTION by Funk, seconded by VanDenheuvel to accept the FY20 Telephone and Fiber bid from WCTA at a monthly cost of $495.40.VOTE- U/C 

MOTION by Freeman, seconded by Kicker to Direct the FED Supt. to promulgate and post the District Annual Seniority Lists. VOTE- U/C   

MOTION by Benning, seconded by Freeman to approve the disposal of the fixed assets as presented. VOTE- U/C 

PERSONNEL CONSENT AGENDA

MOTION by Veronen, seconded by Wolf to approve the items as follows: 

SPECIAL EDUCATION: Increase in Days for J. Nodsle, OT; FMLA Request for K. Schanning, SpEd Inst., S. Truax, Speech Pathologist; Hiring of K. Januszewski, SpEd Inst.; Lane Change of K. Marstein, B-3 Inst., K. Witthuhn, ECSE Inst., S. Holper, ECSE Inst., J. Janson, ECSE Inst.; Reduce in Hours for B. Johnson, SpEd Para; Increase in Hours for C. Collins, SpEd Para/RVR Driver, H. Jasmer, SpEd Para/RVR Driver, C. Kempenich, SpEd Para/RVR Driver, M. Rasmussen, SpEd Para/RVR Driver, S. Ziegler, SpEd Para/RVR Driver; Retirement of D. Soukup, Third Party Billing Clerk,; Permission to advertise and hire a Third Party Billing Clerk; ECFE/SR: Increase in Hours for M. Wolhowe, ECFE/SR Inst.; Hiring of R. Khamassi, Parent Educator;

ABE/GED: Hiring of R. Khamassi, ABE Inst.;

TODD COUNTY COLLABORATIVE: Resignation of K. Johnson, FACTS Facilitator; Hiring of S. Dixon, FACTS Facilitator. VOTE- U/C

MOTION by Thalmann, seconded by VanDenheuvel to adjourn at 6:15 p.m. VOTE- U/C

 

Prepublication Summary 

 

Respectifully submitted,

Penny Benning, Clerk

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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: August 25, 2011

ORIGINAL PRINCIPAL AMOUNT OF MORTGAGE: $143,798.00

MORTGAGOR(S): Bronson J. Windorski and Elaine  Louise Windorski, husband and wife

MORTGAGEE: Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., a Delaware corporation as nominee for Embrace Home Loans, Inc., a Rhode Island corporation

DATE AND PLACE OF FILING: Recorded on August 31, 2011 as Document Number 475058; as modified of record by document recorded on April 1, 2014 as Document No. A488809 in the Office of the County Recorder of Todd County, Minnesota.

ASSIGNMENTS OF MORTGAGE: Assigned to: Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. by assignment recorded on April 8, 2013 as Document Number A483674 in the Office of the County Recorder of Todd County, Minnesota.

LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: Real property in Todd County, Minnesota, legally described as follows:

Lot 3, Block 3, Wilson`s First Addition to Staples, including the West Half of vacated alley which abuts said Lot 3 on the East line thereof, according to the plat thereof on file and of record in the office of the Todd County Recorder.

For title reference see a deed from Elaine Louise Windorski f/k/a Elaine Louise Wold and Bronson J. Windorski recorded 12/14/2009 in Instrument 466001. Also being the same property conveyed to Elaine Louise Wold from Stephen D. DesMarais and Helen C. DesMarais recorded 07/11/2007 in Instrument 450130.

STREET ADDRESS OF PROPERTY: 901 PLEASANT AVE. NE, STAPLES, MN  56479

COUNTY IN WHICH PROPERTY IS LOCATED: Todd County, Minnesota.

THE AMOUNT CLAIMED TO BE DUE ON THE MORTGAGE ON THE DATE OF THE NOTICE: $108,546.99

TRANSACTION AGENT: Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc.

NAME OF MORTGAGE ORIGINATOR: Embrace Home Loans, Inc., a Rhode Island corporation

RESIDENTIAL SERVICER: Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.

TAX PARCEL IDENTIFICATION NUMBER: 38-0108703

TRANSACTION AGENT’S MORTGAGE IDENTIFICATION NUMBER: 100049700011834971

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: November 29, 2018 at 10:00 a.m.

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. The time allowed by law for redemption by the United States of America or any agency thereof is twelve (12) months from the date of the 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 May 29, 2019.

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: October 5, 2018

 

WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A.

Mortgagee

 

THE ACADEMY LAW GROUP, P.A.

By: /s/ 

N. Kibongni 

Fondungallah, Esq.

Samuel R. Coleman, Esq.

*Corbin C. Smith, Esq.*

Attorneys for Mortgagee

The Academy Professional Building

25 Dale Street North

St. Paul, MN  55102

(651) 209-9760

(18-0764-FC01)

 

THIS IS A COMMUNICATION FROM A DEBT COLLECTOR.

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Minutes of the Meeting of the 

Todd County Board of Commissioners OCTOber 16, 2018

 

Public Comment

John Poston, Candidate for State Representative District 9A introduced himself and his campaign initiatives to the County Commissioners.

Delvin Durheim, Todd County Ag Society President addressed the County Board providing the ownership documents that were requested at an August 2018 County Board Work session.

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 16th day of October, 2018 at 9:00 a.m. The meeting was called to order by Chairperson Neumann. The meeting was opened with the Pledge of Allegiance. All Commissioners were present.

Approval of Agenda

On motion by Kneisl and seconded by Erickson, the following motion was introduced and adopted by unanimous vote. To approve the agenda as presented with the deletion of item 12.2 Expo Building Discussion & Direction for Repair.

Consent Agenda

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

To approve the Commissioner’s Meeting Minutes for October 2, 2018 as presented.

To approve the Human Resources Report for Personnel Actions dated October 16, 2018 as on file.

GAMBLING 

PERMIT - 

BROWERVILLE SPORTSMAN CLUB

WHEREAS, the Todd County Board of Commissioners are establishing their approval for a Gambling Permit for the Browerville Sportsman Club through this resolution;

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Todd County Board of Commissioners approve a Gambling Permit for the Browerville Sportsman Club to hold a raffle at the Clarissa Ballroom in Eagle Valley Township at the address 19281 Kotter Road, Clarissa, MN on March 3rd, 2019.

GAMBLING PERMIT - STRUTTIN 

BLACKBEARDS NWTF

WHEREAS, the Todd County Board of Commissioners are establishing their approval for a Gambling Permit for the Struttin Blackbeards NWTF through this resolution;

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Todd County Board of Commissioners approve a Gambling Permit for the Struttin Blackbeards NWTF to hold a raffle at the Clarissa Ballroom in Eagle Valley Township at the address 19281 Kotter Road, Clarissa, MN on February 2, 2019.

Auditor-Treasurer

On motion by Becker and seconded by Kneisl, the following motion was introduced and adopted by unanimous vote: To approve the Commissioner Warrants (Regular) 49917 through 50043 in the amount of $130,027.04.

On motion by Kircher and seconded by Becker, the following motion was introduced and adopted by unanimous vote: To approve the Health & Human Services Warrants number 514397 through 514470 in the amount of $142,416.39 and warrants number 703600 through 703722 in the amount of $84,360.51.

On motion by Erickson and seconded by Becker, the following motion was introduced and adopted by unanimous vote: To approve the purchase of two (2) 2019 Chevrolet Malibu Sedans for $38,124.01 and one (1) 2019 Chevrolet Cruze for $16,540.30 from Ranger GM per bids received via the State Bid system

Public Works

On motion by Kircher and seconded by Kneisl, the following motion was introduced and adopted by unanimous vote: Approve attached Cooperative Construction Agreement for Improvements to Arden Drive.

On motion by Kircher and seconded by Erickson, the following motion was introduced and adopted by unanimous vote: Approve attached Joint Powers Agreement for Fish Creek Culvert Replacement on CSAH 47.

Ditch Inspector

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

HOLD HARMLESS AGREEMENT - 

REPLACE PRIVATE CROSSING - COUNTY DITCH 22

WHEREAS, Faye Arntson is requesting to replace an existing failing crossing on Lateral 2, located on CD22, on her parcel - 05-0016700, located in Burleene Twp Section 24, and; 

WHEREAS, a Hold Harmless Agreement has been signed and submitted to the Ditch Authority, an onsite inspection has been done, a Wetland Application has been submitted to the TEP, and;

WHEREAS, applicant is allowed to replace a failing culvert crossing with a 30” x 24’ culvert, placed at ditch bottom elevation. The proposed crossing will meet the hydraulic capacity of the upstream culvert.  

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, the Todd County Ditch Authority gives permission to Faye Arntson to replace a private crossing on CD22, located on her own property, at her own expense.

Planning and Zoning

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

Void Existing 

Preliminary Plat “LITTLE SWAN VILLA” Subdivision

WHEREAS, Applicant Darrell Bacon applied to create a Cluster Development Subdivision in Section 03 of Burnhamville Township to be known as “Little Swan Villa” Plat to consist of 16 Lots and 2 Outlots. (25.14 acres) zoned RD Lakeshore and AF-1 Ag/Forestry.

WHEREAS, On October 6, 2016 the Todd County Planning Commission recommended the following property be considered for Subdivision pursuant to Todd County Subdivision Regulation and Ordinance but was never brought to final plat:  

SECT-29 TWP-128 RANG-32

That part of Government Lot 5, Section 29, Township 128 North, Range 32 West Todd County, Minnesota, described as follows: Beginning at the southeast corner of Lot 4, Block One, CLAY RIDGE SHORES, according to the recorded plat thereof;

Thence on an assumed bearing of North 18 degrees 16 minutes 31 seconds East along the easterly line of said Lot 4 a distance of 57.49 feet to the outside boundary of the road as dedicated in said CLAY RIDGE SHORES; Thence northeasterly along said outside boundary and along a non-tangential curve, concave to the northwest, radius 60.00 feet, central angle 180 degrees 00 minutes 00 seconds 188.50 feet, the chord of said curve bears North 51 degrees 49 minutes 43 seconds East 120.00 feet;

Thence North 18 degrees 28 minutes 08 seconds East not tangent along said outside boundary 143.90 feet 

Thence South 71 degrees 05 minutes 53 seconds East along said outside boundary 393.80 feet the westerly right of way line of County Road No 102;

Thence South 17 degrees 59 minutes 47 seconds West along said westerly right of way line 169.34;

Thence North 72 degrees 00 minutes 13 seconds West along said westerly right of way line 50.00 feet;

Thence South 17 degrees 59 minutes 47 seconds along said westerly right of way line 321.64 feet to the easterly extension of the north line of that land as described in the Document No. 373843 and of record in the office of the Todd County Recorder;

Thence North 81 degrees 48 minutes 31 seconds West along said easterly extension and along said north line 601 feet more or less to the shoreline of Big Swan Lake;

Thence northerly along said shoreline to the intersection of the south line of said Lot 4;

Thence South 89 degrees 55 minutes 46 seconds East along said south line 264 feet to the point of beginning. 6 acres more or less. 

WHEREAS, On October 18, 2016 the Todd County Board of Commissioners considered the Preliminary Plat for the above described property and approved Little Swan Villa Preliminary Plat (Subdiv_2016-2) with no conditions. 

WHEREAS, the Planning & Zoning Department has never received the necessary final plat information for review and all items required for final plat approval have never been completed. 

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, the recorded preliminary plat of “Little Swan Villa” subdivision be rescinded and made void. 

On motion by Kneisl and seconded by Erickson, the following motion was introduced and adopted by unanimous vote: To grant the request to establish Summer Shores Preliminary Plat with conditions recommended by the Planning Commission.

County Recorder

On motion by Kircher and seconded by Kneisl, the following motion was introduced and adopted by majority vote with Neumann against and Becker abstaining: To appoint Douglas K. Johnson as a full-time Deputy County Recorder at Grade 6, Step 7 ($23 per hour) with a tentative start date of October 22, 2018.

Commissioners

On motion by Becker and seconded by Kneisl, the following motion was introduced and adopted by unanimous vote: To provide a one-time donation of $6,400 in 2019 to help sustain the Hilltop Regional Kitchen

Solid Waste

On motion by Kneisl and seconded by Erickson, the following motion was introduced and adopted by unanimous vote: To buy the Bobcat from Long Prairie Machinery for $20,110.80

Facilities Committee

On motion by Erickson and seconded by Kircher, the following motion was introduced and adopted by majority vote with Becker and Neumann against: to renew the Long Prairie Hockey Association Lease Agreement for September 15, 2018 through March 31, 2019 with the previous financial rental terms and conditions.

Health & Human Services

On motion by Kneisl and seconded by Erickson, the following motion was introduced and adopted by unanimous vote: To approve letter submission to MN Governor Candidates Jeff Johnson and Tim Walz

Administration

On motion by Kneisl and seconded by Erickson, the following motion was introduced and adopted by unanimous vote: To approve the Memorandum of Agreement for On-Call Pay for Child Protection Social Workers. 

Closed Session

On motion by Kneisl and seconded by Becker, the following motion was introduced and adopted by unanimous vote: To close the board meeting to discuss pending litigation pursuant to MN Statute 13D.05 subd 3(b) at 10:05 a.m.

On motion by Becker and seconded by Kneisl, the closed session was ended at 10:48 a.m.

Auditor-Treasurer’s Report

The Auditor-Treasurer reported on the meetings attended and current activities in the office including the October 15, 2018 real estate tax deadline closure and absentee voting statistics for the upcoming General Election. 

Commissioner’s Report

The Commissioners reported on the meetings that they had attended.

Coordinator’s Report

The Coordinator reported on the meetings attended and project statuses.

Adjourn

On motion by Erickson and seconded by Kneisl, the meeting was adjourned for the month of October 2018.

 

commissioners WARRANTS

Vendor Name $ Amount

ASSOC OF MN 

   COUNTIES $3,000.00 

CHAMBERLAIN OIL CO 2,577.50 

COUNTRY ROADS 

   CONSTRUCTION 7,045.60 

DIAMOND MOWERS INC 4,224.72 

EMERGENCY AUTO. 

   TECH 4,993.57 

FARMERS STATE BANK 6,518.50 

GOODIN COMPANY 3,203.56 

LONG PRAIRIE 

   MACH. CO INC 3,260.67 

MORRIS ELECTRONICS 2,981.65 

MORRISON CO PUBLIC 

   HEALTH SERV 3,076.83 

STAPLES WORLD 3,034.30 

TODD CO AUDITOR-

   TREASURER 2,564.24 

TODD SOIL & WATER 

   CONS DIST 36,317.00 

TURNKEY/THREE SQ. 

   MARKET 2,458.10 

WIDSETH SMITH 

   NOLTING INC 2,510.00 

ZIEGLER INC 4,869.60 

111 PAYMENTS LESS 

   THAN $2,000 37,391.20 

Total $130,027.04 

 

HEALTH & HUMAN 

SERVICES WARRANTS

Vendor Name $ Amount

V#15651 - COST EFF.

   HEALTH INS $3,881.50 

DHS - SWIFT 4,123.00 

V#15418 - COST EFF, 

   HEALTH INS 3,631.86 

V#15653 - COST EFF.

   HEALTH INS 4,966.72 

TODD COUNTY 

   ATTORNEY’S OFFICE 2,042.00 

TODD COUNTY AUDITOR/

   TREASURER 15,096.10 

V#15426 - COST EFF.

   HEALTH INS 2,662.76 

V#15608 - COST EFF.

   HEALTH INS 3,039.06 

115 PAYMENTS LESS 

   THAN $2.000 44,917.51 

Total $84,360.51 

 

Vendor Name $ Amount

#14524 $2,461.80 

#15336 2,836.20 

CENTRAL MN MENTAL 

   HEALTH CTR 2,205.00 

#14593 3,709.53 

HOLISTIC FAMILY 

   EDUCATION SRVS 5,919.48 

KINDRED FAM. FOCUS 8,404.00 

#15511 6,716.70 

LITTLE SAND GROUP 

   HOME 6,718.50 

LUTHERAN SOCIAL SERV. 

   OF MN ST PAUL 2,858.78 

#10746 2,359.20 

MID MINNESOTA DRUG 

   TESTING INC 4,645.00 

NORTH HOMES CHILD. 

   & FAMILY SRVS 10,271.88 

NORTHERN PINES 

   MENTAL HLTH CTR IN 5,030.50 

#13849 4,500.00 

#15571 3,122.40 

#15286 3,916.50 

#15615 2,836.20 

STEP 6,047.02 

VALLEY LAKE BOYS 

   HOME INC 2,550.00 

VILLAGE RANCH INC 12,576.30 

WEST CENTRAL REG 

   JUVENILE CTR 3,479.17 

WOJTOWICZ/TARA 2,250.00 

PAYMENTS LESS 

   THAN $2,000 37,002.23 

Total $142,416.39 

 

On a motion by Kircher and seconded by Becker, the preceding minutes of the County Board meeting held October 16, 2018 were duly approved by unanimous vote at the Todd County Board of Commissioners at the Regular Board Meeting held on November 5, 2018.

 

Witness my hand and seal:

 

Gary Kneisl, 

County Board 

Vice-Chairperson

 

Denise Gaida, 

Todd County

Auditor-Treasurer

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