Public Notices October 7, 2020
Open water along the shore with thin ice around the edge on the South shores of Lake Shamineau. Starting November 2020 and early months of 2021. For inquiries call 651-698-8246.
NOTICE: An aeration system creating thin ice will be in operation on the southeast shoreline on Lake Shamineau, 33203 and 33211, during ice conditions fall of 2020 and continuing through Spring 2021. The purpose is to protect the shoreline from ice expansion.
Please be aware of open water and thin ice.
Aeration system will be in operation, shoreline of Lake Shamineau, Lot #2196 from ice cover 2020 to ice out 2021. Purpose: to pre-vent shoreline damage due to ice expansion. Be aware of open water or thin ice.
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
2021 COUNTY FEE SCHEDULE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Board of County Commissioners (the “Board”) of Todd County, Minnesota (the “County”), will hold a public hearing of the Board beginning at 9:15 a.m., on October 20, 2020, to be held at the Todd County Historic Courthouse, 215 1st Ave. South, Long Prairie, Minnesota, to solicit public input in order to determine the 2021 County Fee Schedules for the County Departments including but not limited to: Administration, Attorney, Assessor, Auditor-Treasurer, Environmental Health, GIS/MIS, Health & Human Services, Planning & Zoning, Public Works, Recorder, Sheriff and Solid Waste (Transfer Station).
The proposed 2021 County Fee Schedule is available on the Todd County website at https://www.co.todd.mn.us/ and at the Todd County Auditor-Treasurer’s Office, located at 215 1st Avenue South, Suite 201 Long Prairie, MN during regular business hours.
All interested persons are invited to make an appointment to attend the hearing in-person or submit written testimony prior to the hearing date. Written testimony should be submitted to the County Auditor-Treasurer’s Office, 215 1st Avenue South, Suite 201 Long Prairie, MN 56347 or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Individuals requiring special accommodations should contact the County Auditor-Treasurer’s Office prior to the date of the public hearing by calling 320-732-4414.
BY ORDER OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF TODD COUNTY, MINNESOTA
Clerk to the County Board
TODD COUNTY, MN
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING AND INTENT TO ADOPT THE TODD COUNTY SOLID WASTE DESIGNATION ORDINANCE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to the provisions of Minnesota Statute 375.51 Subdivision 2, that the Todd County Board of Commissioners intends to adopt the “Todd County Solid Waste Designation Ordinance”. The proposed ordinance will be considered at a meeting of the Todd County Board of Commissioners in the County Board Room at the Todd County Courthouse, at 215 1st Avenue S, Long Prairie, Minnesota, on Tuesday, October 20, 2020 at 9:30 a.m. The 2nd Public Hearing regarding the proposed ordinance will be considered at a meeting of the Todd County Board of Commissioners in the same location as the 1st Public Hearing on Monday, November 2, 2020 at 9:30 a.m.
The proposed ordinance is regulated and authorized by Minnesota Statutes 115A.80 through 115A.893. This public hearing is being conducted to conform with the process outline in Minnesota Statutes 115A.85 and 115A.86
The purpose of the proposed ordinance is regulating the transportation and delivery of Solid Waste generated within Todd County; defining the geographic area and the types and quantities of Solid Waste subject to designation; specifying the points of delivery of the Designated Waste; requiring that Designated Waste be delivered to Designated Facilities; excepting from the ordinance certain waste materials; and stating additional regulations governing Haulers; and other matters.
The proposed Todd County Solid Waste Designation Ordinance, as well as a letter from the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency noting their approval of the proposed ordinance are available on the Todd County website at https://www.co.todd.mn.us/ and at either the Todd County Solid Waste Transfer Station, located at 30433 US 71, Browerville, MN or the Todd County Auditor’s Office, located at 215 1st Avenue South, Suite 201 Long Prairie, MN.
All interested persons are invited to make an appointment to attend the hearing in-person or submit written testimony prior to the hearing date. Written testimony should be submitted to the County Coordinator’s Office, 215 1st Avenue South, Suite 300 Long Prairie, MN 56347 or by email to email@example.com. Individuals requiring special accommodations should contact the County Coordinator’s office prior to the date of the public hearing by calling 320-732-1916.
September 16, 2020
Solid Waste Director
Todd County Auditor
STATEMENT OF OWNERSHIP MANAGEMENT AND
1. Publication Title:
2. Publication No. 518-760
3. Filing Date:
October 8, 2020
4. Issue Frequency: Weekly
5. No. of Issues Published Annually: 52
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7. Complete Mailing Address of Known Office of Publication (Not Printer):
Staples World, 224 4th St. NE - P.O. Box 100, Staples, MN 56479, Todd County
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P.O. Box 100, Staples,
Todd County, MN 56479
9. Full Names and Complete Mailing Addresses of Publisher, Editor and Managing Editor:
Mark Anderson, P.O. Box 100, Staples, MN 56479
Mark Anderson, P.O. Box 100, Staples, MN 56479
Mark Anderson, P.O. Box 100, Staples, MN 56479
Richard Gail, 3127 Lake Andrew RD SW, Alexandria, MN 56308; Mike Kremer, 1114 Broadway, Wheaton, MN 56296; Mark Anderson, 1005 Park Ave. E, Staples, MN 56479
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October 8, 2020
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I certify that 50% of all my distributed copies (electronic and print) are paid above a nominal price.
17. Publication of Statement of Ownership will be printed in the October 7, 2020 issue of this publication.
I certify that all information furnished on this form is true and complete. I understand that anyone who furnishes false or misleading information on this form or who omits material or information requested on the form may be subject to criminal sanctions (including fines and imprisonment) and/or civil sanctions (including civil penalties).
October 7, 2020
SCHOOL BOARD MEETING #3 /
With Closed Session
August 24, 2020
Call to Order
The meeting was called to order with Longbella, Winkels, Frisk, Freeman, Anderson and Lund present (comprising a quorum). Also attending: Supt. Tappe; Business Services Herdegen and Regan; Principals, Johnson and Schmidt; Activities, Lee; several employees and community members; Staples World Managing Editor, Anderson and Recording Secretary, Madson.
Motion by Frisk, seconded by Anderson, to approve the addition of item #10a, #10b and the change to item #7g. MC
Motion by Freeman, seconded by Lund, adopt the agenda. MC
Recognize the Public
Chair Winkels recognized the public and thanked the group for coming.
Motion by Frisk, seconded by Longbella, to approve the Consent Agenda as presented. MC Anderson abstained.
Donations and Grants
Motion by Lund, seconded by Winkels, to Approve the Resolution for Acceptance of Donations in the amount of: $859.95. MC
Motion by Longbella, seconded by Freeman, to authorize payment of the vouchers. MC
Motion by Lund, seconded by Winkels, to approve the 2019-2021 Administrators’ Group Agreement. MC
Curriculum and Other
Motion by Freeman, seconded by Frisk, to approve Policy #530 Student Attendance with revisions. MC
Motion by Longbella, seconded by Frisk, to approve the 2020-2021 Student Handbooks. MC
School Board / FED - July 22, 2020 minutes / Eric Weber is the new FED Director /Sourcewell - June 16, 2020 Minutes.
Superintendent - Supt. Tappe gave a short summary of the Safe Learning Plan. Staples-Motley will start the school year with full in-person learning. Hybrid model and Distance Learning models are also outlined in the plan. An 83 passenger bus has been purchased (a 2 bus trade in). If needed, some buses may need to run extra in-town routes due to capacity numbers. In an update on building projects - windows are in and the fire suppression is in progress. Kudos to our custodial staff as they have worked around building projects and COVID this summer. Also to LCA which has remained open all summer.
Principals (written reports included).
Activities Report - Josh Lee updated the Board on seasons, practice seasons, and stipends for coaches. This will be approved at the Sept. meeting.
Community Ed (written report included).
Other - Winkels indicated the Superintendent’s Evaluation is under way.
Motion to move into Closed Session pursuant to the attorney client privilege, Minnesota Statutes Section 13D.05 to discuss pending or threatened litigation.”
Motion by Longbella, seconded by Freeman, to move to closed Session. MC
Reconvene from Closed Session
Motion to reconvene in Open Session
Motion by Frisk, seconded by Anderson, to reconvene in Open Session at 7:07 p.m. MC
Motion by Frisk, seconded by Lund, to adjourn the meeting. MC
Greg Frisk, Clerk
Complete minutes can be found at www.isd2170.k12.mn.us
SPECIAL MEETING FRESHWATER ED. DISTRICT #6004 8/26/20
CALLED TO ORDER at 5:00 p.m. by Hillmer, Chair.
Board Present: J. Hillmer-Browerville, R. VanDenheuvel-B-H, K. Howard-Menahga, R. Thalmann-Henning, C. Funk-Sebeka, C. Wolf- LPGE, S. Veronen-Verndale. Board Members Absent: B. Lund. Others: Supt. L Westrum-W-DC, Supt. D. Fjeldheim-Sebeka. Admin: E. Weber, L. Murdock, M. Mathers, J. Anderson and S. Thiel.
MOTION BY Wolf and seconded by VanDenheuvel to approve the agenda as presented. Vote - U/C.
INTRODUCTION of M. Mathers, Director of Ed Programs & Evals.
MOTION BY Funk, seconded by Thalmann to approve Ex. Directors, E. Weber’s 20/21 SY Goals as presented. Vote - U/C
The Following Resolution is hereby MOVED BY VanDenheuvel and SECONDED BY Thalmann:
WHEREAS, Minnesota Statutes 123B.09 vests the care, management and control of independent districts in the school board; and
WHEREAS, the Supt. of FED #6004 (hereinafter the “Supt.”) is responsible for the management of the schools, the administration of all Ed District policies, and is directly accountable for the School Board; and
WHEREAS, when responsibilities are not specifically prescribed nor Ed District policy applicable, the Supt. shall use personal and professional judgement, subject to review by the School Board, pursuant to Ed District Policy 302, Executive Director;
WHEREAS, on 3/13/20, MN Gov. T. Walz, issued Emergency Executive Order 20-01, which declared a peacetime emergency in MN in response to the COVID-19 pandemic; and
WHEREAS, on 7/30/20, MN Gov. T. Walz issued Emergency Executive Order 20-82 and the Safe Learning Plan for the 2020-2021 (the “Safe Learning Plan”) , which set forth five Learning Models (in-person learning for all, in-person learning for elementary students and hybrid learning for secondary students, hybrid learning for all students, hybrid learning for elementary students and distance learning for secondary students, and distance learning) and authorized all school districts in the State of MN to select and implement an appropriate base Learning Model in accordance with, and subject to, the Safe Learning Plan; and
WHEREAS, the MN Dept. of Ed (“MDE”) has issued and may continue to issue written guidance for MN schools on educational issues related to COVID-19; and
WHEREAS, the MN Dept. of Health (“MDH”) has issued and may continue to issue written guidance for MN schools on public health issues related to COVID-19; and WHEREAS, the Supt and the Admin. of the Ed District have conferred with the School Board regarding the available Learning Models, the current MDE and MDH requirements for each, and other relevant information; and
WHEREAS, based upon the collective consideration of these factors, the Supt. has recommended to the School Board that In-Person Learning for All will be the base Learning Model to be implemented at the commencement of the 2020-2021 SY.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, by the School Board of Ed Dist. No. 6004 as follows:
Section 1: The Supt. is hereby directed to implement the following base Learning Model to open the 20-21 SY: In-Person Learning for All
Section 2: The Supt. is hereby authorized, after consultation with the School Board Chair and notification to the School Board, to select and implement a different Learning Model for the School Dist. or any specific school buildings without School Board action if the Supt. reasonably believes that prompt implementation of a different Learning Model is necessary, and that constraints of time and public health consideration render it impractical to hold a School Board meeting to approve the implementation. The Learning Model selected and implemented by the Supt. shall continue in effect unless and until the School Board, in consultation with the Supt. appropriate school district staff and public health officials, deems it in the best interest of the School District and its students to implement a different Learning Model.
Section 3: The Supt. will provide regular updates to the School Board regarding the School Dist. efforts to implement COVID-19 related educational and public health guidance issued by the MDE and MDH, respectively.
VOTE on adoptions of this Resolutions was as follows;
ABSTENTIONS: None; AYE: Hillmer, VanDenheuvel, Howard, Thalmann, Funk, Wolf, Veronen; NAY: None; ABSENT: Lund
WHEREUPON, said Resolutions was declared duly Adopted.
MOTION BY VanDenheuvel, seconded by Funk to approve the adoption of Policy 808 COVID-19 Face Covering Policy. Roll Call Vote-AYE: Hillmer, VanDenheuvel, Thalmann, Funk, Wolf, Veronen; NAY: Howard; Motion Carried
MOTION BY Thalmann, seconded by Wolf to adjourn the meeting at 5:27 p.m.
Pre-approved Publication Summary
Rod Thalman, Clerk