Public Notices September 18, 2019
todd county housing & redevelopment authority
The Todd County HRA’s Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Rental Assistance Waiting list is open. We will be accepting applications until further notice. To apply during this period you can fill out an application at 300 Linden Ave S, Browerville, MN. Applications are in the entryway of the building or you can call 320-594-6388 and leave your name and address and one will be mailed out or you can email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Selected applicants will be placed on the waiting list by date and time the application is received and by order of preferences.
Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via 320-594-6388.
Todd County HRA
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: May 31, 2016
ORIGINAL PRINCIPAL AMOUNT OF MORTGAGE: $122,637.00
MORTGAGOR(S): Alejandra Aguilar, a married person
MORTGAGEE: Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., as nominee for HomeServices Lending, LLC d/b/a Edina Realty Mortgage
DATE AND PLACE OF FILING: Recorded on June 1, 2016 as Document Number 499251 in the Office of the County Recorder of Todd County, Minnesota.
ASSIGNMENTS OF MORTGAGE: Assigned to: Freedom Mortgage Corporation by assignment recorded on August 15, 2019 as Document Number A515581 in the Office of the County Recorder of Todd County, Minnesota.
LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: Lots 4 and 5, Block 2, Original Townsite (now City) of Long Prairie, according to the plat, thereof, Todd County, Minnesota.
STREET ADDRESS OF PROPERTY: 509 1ST AVE NE, LONG PRAIRIE, MN 56347
COUNTY IN WHICH PROPERTY IS LOCATED: Todd County, Minnesota.
THE AMOUNT CLAIMED TO BE DUE ON THE MORTGAGE ON THE DATE OF THE NOTICE: $118,470.13
TRANSACTION AGENT: Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc.
NAME OF MORTGAGE ORIGINATOR: HomeServices Lending, LLC d/b/a Edina Realty Mortgage
RESIDENTIAL SERVICER: Freedom Mortgage Corporation
TAX PARCEL IDENTIFICATION NUMBER: 36-0011300 and 36-0011200
TRANSACTION AGENT’S MORTGAGE IDENTIFICATION NUMBER: 1012742-0000041077-0
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: October 31, 2019 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 six (6) 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 April 30, 2020.
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: September 4, 2019
FREEDOM MORTGAGE CORPORATION
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
THIS IS A COMMUNICATION FROM A DEBT COLLECTOR.
Beware open water and thin ice. Aeration to occur on south shore along Lakeshore Drive beginning November 1, 2019 until April, 2020. For inquiries call 612-810-4200.
request for snowplowing/ snow removal proposals
Sourcewell, a State of Minnesota local government agency and service cooperative, is requesting proposals to result in a contract for Snowplowing and Snow Removal Services in Staples, MN.
A complete copy of the RFP and supporting documents can be found on the Sourcewell Procurement Portal [https://proportal.sourcewell-mn.gov]. Only proposals submitted through the Sourcewell Procurement Portal will be considered. Proposals are due no later than October 7, 2019, at 4:30 p.m. Central Time, and late proposals will not be considered.
Beware open water and thin ice. Aeration to occur on south shore along Lakeshore Drive beginning November 1, 2019 until April, 2020. For inquiries call 763-516-2514.
Minutes of the Meeting of the
Todd County Board of Commissioners
August 6, 2019
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 6th day of August, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. The meeting was called to order by Chairperson Kneisl. The meeting was opened with the Pledge of Allegiance. All Commissioners were present.
Approval of Agenda
On motion by Erickson and seconded by Neumann, the following motion was introduced and adopted by unanimous vote: To approve the agenda as presented with the addition of item 5.7 SWCD Vehicle Purchase.
On motion by Neumann and seconded by Kircher, the following motions were introduced and adopted by unanimous vote:
To approve the Commissioner’s Meeting Minutes for July 16, 2019 as presented.
To approve to hire Cole Yungbauer as a part-time Deputy Sheriff effective August 6, 2019 at a Grade 10, Step 1.
To accept the resignation of Michelle Borchert as a full-time Corrections Officer, effective August 14, 2019.
To accept the resignation of James Towle as a full-time Corrections Officer, effective August 14, 2019.
To approve Erika Schwartz to fill the open Registered Nurse position.
To approve Virdiana Morelos to fill the approved Eligibility Worker position.
To approve Jessica Le- Brun to fill the open Child Protection Social Worker position.
On motion by Kircher and seconded by Erickson, the following motion was introduced and adopted by unanimous Rollcall vote: To approve the July 2019 Auditor Warrants number (ACH) 900389 through 900430 in the amount of $2,058,694.11, (Manual) 521 through 512 in the amount of $804.55 and (Regular) 233913 through 234107 in the amount of $710,410.20 for a total of $2,769,908.86.
On motion by Becker and seconded by Neumann, the following motion was introduced and adopted by unanimous Rollcall vote: To approve the Commissioner Warrants number (ACH) 400297 through 400320 in the amount of $58,310.79 and (Regular) 51921 through 52021 in the amount of $55,300.54 for a total of $113,611.33.
On motion by Erickson and seconded by Becker, the following motion was introduced and adopted by unanimous Rollcall vote: To approve the Health & Human Services Commissioner Warrants number (ACH) 800019 through 800027 and (Regular) 705487 through 705549 for a total amount of $59,893.46.
On motion by Neumann and seconded by Erickson, the following motion was introduced and adopted by unanimous Rollcall vote: To approve the Health & Human Services SSIS Warrants number (ACH) 600005 through 600014 and (Regular) 515283 through 515319 in the amount of $102,252.24.
On motion by Kircher and seconded by Becker, the following motion was introduced and adopted by unanimous vote: To approve the confirmation of the County’s intent to provide an annual contribution to the Initiative Foundation by allocating $7,500 for this named purpose within the 2020 County Budget.
On motion by Erickson and seconded by Becker, the following resolution was introduced and adopted by unanimous vote:
CENTER CAMPUS PARKING POLICY
WHEREAS, the Todd County Board of Commissioners desire to ensure County customers have reasonable access to the Todd County Government Center and;
WHEREAS, the Todd County Board of Commissioners desire to ensure County employees have reasonable access to the Todd County Government Center, and;
NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Todd County Board of Commissioners establishes the following policy related to employee and customer parking around the Todd County Government Center;
The purpose of this policy is to establish parking protocol for employees and customers parking near the Todd County Government Center.
Article I. Historic Courthouse Hill Parking Lot
The Historic Courthouse Hill parking lot is designated as a co-mingled parking lot for County employees and County customers. The parking spaces next to the Historic Court House, as well as the spaces marked as “Public Parking” by signs shall be used by County customers and County Commissioners. All other spaces may be used by County employees. Parking spaces shall be designated for specific purposes including, but not limited to, loading and unloading vehicles.
Article II. Todd County Government Center Parking Lot
The Todd County Government Center Parking lot is designated as a co-mingled parking lot for County employees and County customers. The County vehicle fleet shall also be parked in this area.
Article III. Medical Parking Passes
Employees with medical issues needing access to closer parking spaces may contact Todd County Human Resources to request a temporary employee medical parking pass.
Article IV. Other Resolutions
It is understood that this Resolution replaces and supersedes all prior County Board actions, oral or written, relating to the subject matter hereof.
On motion by Becker and seconded by Erickson, the following resolution was introduced and adopted by unanimous vote:
Adoption of Changes
to the Todd County
WHEREAS, the Todd County Board of Commissioners has recognized a need for strong, up to date personnel policy, and;
WHEREAS, the Todd County Board of Commissioners and Policy Committee have had an opportunity to review the policy revisions put forth in Article III, Section 3.01 through 3.06 of the Todd County Personnel Policy and find their implementation to be in the best interest of the sound administration of the County;
NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, the Todd County Board of Commissioners adopts the attached changes to the Todd County Personnel Policy and directs the County Coordinator to begin administration of said policy as of August 7, 2019.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that it is understood that this Resolution replaces and supersedes all prior County Board actions, oral or written, relating to the subject matter hereof.
Full policy text is available for public inspection in the Auditor-Treasurer’s Office.
Health & Human Services
On motion by Kircher and seconded by Erickson, the following motion was introduced and adopted by unanimous vote: To approve the request to hire a Care Coordinator to replace the PHN position.
On motion by Neumann and seconded by Becker, the following motion was introduced and failed by Roll Call vote with Commissioners Neumann and Becker for and Commissioners Kneisl, Kircher and Erickson against: To approve Option 3 to utilize a search firm to conduct a search for Coordinator.
On motion by Kircher and seconded by Erickson, the following motion was introduced and adopted by majority Roll Call vote with Commissioners Becker, Erickson, Kircher and Kneisl for and Commissioner Neumann against: To approve Option 2 to post the Coordinator position internally and externally.
The County Auditor-Treasurer reported on meetings attended and projects in progress including an elections update and meeting with Minnesota Secretary of State Steve Simon.
The Commissioners reported on meetings attended.
Chairperson Kneisl recessed the meeting until August 20, 2019.
Vendor Name $ Amount
TODD CO AUD-TREAS 5,943.18
22 PAYMENTS LESS
THAN $2,000 6,716.24
AM. HERITAGE BANK 4,758.00
SERVICE LLC 2,400.00
BIG SWAN LAKE
IMPROVEMENT DIST. 2,676.80
WEX BANK 5,531.18
HOULE EXC. LLC 11,505.48
KNIFE RIVER CORP 50,358.08
OF HEALTH 3,188.00
Prairie Lakes Muni
Solid Waste Auth 78,672.00
RAHN’S OIL & PROPANE 15,763.31
TANGO CARD INC 7,040.10
WATERGUARDS, LLC 20,106.80
ZIEGLER INC 141,250.00
32 PAYMENTS LESS
THAN $2,000 14,425.50
SERVICE CO 45,896.79
ANOKA CO GOV’T
CENTRAL SPEC. INC 1,551,665.61
CENTRE RENTAL, INC. 2,210.83
COUNTRYSIDE REST 3,757.60
EBSO INC 214,271.03
IVERSON REUVERS LLC 2,455.00
MN POWER & LIGHT 13,943.25
MN DEPT OF FINANCE 6,846.50
MORRISON COUNTY 46,728.50
ANTHONY L. 3,333.76
PETERS LAW OFFICE, P.A. 4,040.00
SHIRLEY’S GAS & GROC 2,282.19
SERVICE INC 164,632.99
VOYANT COMMS, LLC 3,503.84
WONDERLICH/SCOTT A 4,094.00
53 PAYMENTS LESS
THAN $2,000 21,239.34
AMERICAN HERITAGE 5,001.87
AM. HERITAGE BANK 10,880.41
CELLEBRITE USA CORP 3,700.00
CITY OF EAGLE BEND 77,150.91
SERVICES INC 2,000.00
LONG PRAIRIE OIL CO 5,136.48
LONG PRAIRIE SANI INC 3,384.00
ASSOCIATES INC 10,989.84
STAPLES ADVANTAGE 3,184.88
34 PAYMENTS LESS
THAN $2,000 13,971.14
PHEASANTS FOREVER 4,000.00
SCHOOL DISTRICT 213 6,918.89
SCHOOL DISTRICT 2170 2,065.74
SCHOOL DISTRICT 2753 3,485.87
SCHOOL DISTRICT 787 7,009.29
TOWN OF GORDON 4,164.04
TOWN OF STAPLES 2,164.47
TURTLE CREEK 2,449.25
TOWN OF WARD 3,261.57
TOWN OF WEST UNION 2,131.36
39 PAYMENTS LESS
THAN $2,000 17,198.20
US BANK 38,795.00
Vendor Name $ Amount
FRIEDRICH’S TIRE &
OIL CO 4,553.73
HERDERING INC 2,235.00
MCCC, MI33 6,042.83
MN ELEVATOR INC 4,374.34
MORRISON CO PUBLIC
HEALTH SERV 4,593.33
NOW MICRO INC 5,250.00
TRUENORTH STEEL 45,142.08
117 PAYMENTS LESS
THAN $2,000 38,658.36
HEALTH & HUMAN
Vendor Name $ Amount
CARLSON/BARBARA J $5,100.00
CENTER OF ALEX INC 13,318.00
DHS - MSOP - MN SEX
OFFENDER PROG 5,595.00
DHS - ST PETER RTC-472 8,745.00
LUTHERAN SOCIAL SERV
OF MN - ST PAUL 4,648.50
NEXUS INC - MILLE LACS
NORTH HOMES CHILD
& FAMILY SRVS 2,934.30
NORTHERN PINES MENTAL
HLTH CTR INC 23,916.50
PSJ ACQUISITION LLC 5,980.29
THAN $2,000 20,728.69
Vendor Name $ Amount
DHS - SWIFT $22,091.37
ITEN FUNERAL HOME -
PATTON SCHAD FUNERAL
SERV. - SAUK CENTRE 3,500.00
FH - WADENA 4,150.00
TODD COUNTY ATTY’S
66 PAYMENTS LESS
THAN $2,000 16,194.77
On a motion by Kircher and seconded by Erickson, the preceding minutes of the County Board meeting held August 6, 2019 were duly approved by unanimous vote at the Todd County Board of Commissioners at the Regular Board Meeting held on August 20, 2019.
Witness my hand and seal:
County Board Chairperson
Denise Gaida, Todd County