Public Notices September 23, 2020

NOTICE

EVERGREEN HILL CEMETERY

 

NOTICE TO PROPERTY OWNERS: Evergreen Hill Cemetery, Staples, MN will be cleaning flowers off gravesites Oct. 1 through Oct. 15. Anyone wishing to save their flowers must have them removed by Oct. 1, 2020.

Holiday decorating may begin on Oct. 16. Remember, holiday decorations must be removed 10 days after the holiday.

 

Bob Reeck

Secretary-Treasurer

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NOTICE

Lake shore

AERATION WARNING

LAKE SHAMINEAU 

 

Beware open water and thin ice. Aeration to occur on south shore along Lakeshore Drive beginning October 1, 2020 until April, 2021. For inquiries call 612-810-4200.

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STATE OF MINNESOTA

COUNTY OF TODD

DISTRICT COURT SEVENTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT

Court File No.

77-PR-20-708

 

In Re: ESTATE OF

Lucky Damon-Ward Moore, also known as Colleen Victoria Moore, Colleen V. Moore, C. V. Moore, and Lucky D. Moore.

DECEDENT

 

NOTICE OF AND ORDER FOR HEARING FOR FORMAL APPOINTMENT OF SPECIAL ADMINISTRATOR

 

Kristine Wiens has filed a Petition for Formal Appointment of Special Administrator. It is Ordered that on October 12, 2020, at 11:05 a.m., a hearing will be held on the petition by this Court by “Zoom” call. The contact information for the Court is (320) 732-7800.

The petition represents that the decedent died intestate leaving property in Minnesota. The petitioner has determined that there is no will and possible multiple assets. The petition requests the Court appoint a special administrator for the collection of assets.

Any objections to the petition must be raised at the hearing or filed with the Court prior to the hearing. If the petition is proper and no objections are filed or raised, the petition will be granted.

Notice shall be given by publishing this Notice and Order as provided by law and by: Mailing a copy of this Notice and Order to each interested person by United States mail at least 14 days before the time set for the hearing.

 

BY THE COURT

 

Dated: September 15, 2020

 

Daniel A. Benson

Judge of District Court

Rhonda Bot, by deputy

Court Administrator

Mary Van Koevr

 

Mark A. Carter 

(MN #134107)

Carter Legal services, P.A.

13911 Ridgedale Drive Ste. 355

Minnetonka, MN  55305

Telephone: (952) 935-7383

Facsimile: (952) 935-8956

email: carterlegal@juno.com

ATTORNY FOR 

PETITIONER

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Minutes of the 

Meeting of the 

Todd County Board of Commissioners 

August 4, 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 4th day of August, 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 Becker, the following motion was introduced and adopted by unanimous vote: To approve the agenda as presented with the shift of item 4.4 Facilities Maintenance Tech to a regular item instead of part of the Consent Agenda.

Consent Agenda

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

To approve the Todd County Board of Commissioner’s Meeting Minutes for July 21, 2020 as presented.

To approve a one day On Sale Temporary Liquor License for the Long Prairie Lions Club at the address of 24257 Riverside Drive (Long Drive In), Long Prairie, MN in Long Prairie Township effective August 22, 2020 replacing the previous application approved by the County Board as BAF#20200721-03.

To approve the resignation of David Gritz, PT Correctional Officer effective 07/17/2020.

To approve the budgeted request to hire Shawn Karnes as the Maintenance Tech position at $25.61.

Auditor-Treasurer

On motion by Erickson and seconded by Neumann, the following motion was introduced and adopted by unanimous Roll Call vote: To approve the July 2020 Auditor Warrants number (ACH) 900880 through 900916 in the amount of $538,340.71, (Manual) 558 through 566 in the amount of $51,479.04 and (Regular) 235704 through 235833 in the amount of $2,908,100.86 for a total of $3,497,920.61.

On motion by Becker and seconded by Kneisl, the following motion was introduced and adopted by unanimous Roll Call vote: To approve the Commissioner Warrants number (ACH) 400741 through 400756 in the amount of $16,188.74 and (Regular) 53763 through 53813 in the amount of $61,662.09 for a total of $77,850.83.

On motion by Neumann and seconded by Erickson, the following motion was introduced and adopted by unanimous Roll Call vote: To approve the Health & Human Services Commissioner Warrants number (ACH) 800888 through 800899 and (Regular) 706932 through 706962 for a total amount of $48,354.82.

On motion by Kneisl 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) 600234 through 600238 and (Regular) 515931 through 515937 for a total amount of $50,089.53.

Ditch/Ag Inspector

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

HOLD HARMESS AGREEMENT - DITCH MAINTENANCE - 

COUNTY DITCH 27

WHEREAS, Mike Irlbeck is requesting to maintain approximately 6,360 feet of CD27 that is located on three of his parcels - 28-0017500 (Main Ditch), 28-0018700 (Main Ditch & South Branch of Main Ditch), 28-0018000 (Branch #1 of Lateral #3). The maintenance will be done at his own expense. A Hold Harmless Agreement has been signed and submitted to the Ditch Authority; and 

WHEREAS, an onsite inspection has been done; a Wetland Application has been submitted to the TEP, and;

WHEREAS, applicant is allowed to maintain the drainage ditch to the original width, depth and grade. An improvement by lowering or widening the ditch bottom is not allowed. Sediment and vegetation can only be removed to the extent of the original ditch bottom elevation.  Spoil must be side cast and leveled, staying within 16.5 feet of the ditch.  

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, the Todd County Ditch Authority gives permission to Mike Irlbeck to maintain approximately 6,360 feet of CD27 in Wykeham Twp Section 21 & 22. These sections of ditch are located on his own property and the work will be done at his own expense.

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

HOLD HARMLESS AGREEMENT - PRIVATE CROSSING - 

COUNTY DITCH 35

WHEREAS, Jeff Seurer is requesting to install a private culvert crossing on CD35. The project will be done on his own property at his own expense. A Hold Harmless Agreement has been signed and submitted to the Ditch Authority, and;

WHEREAS, an onsite inspection has been done, and Jeff has talked to SWCDD regarding wetland paperwork, and;

WHEREAS, the crossing will be a 24” x 30’ culvert and will be placed at original ditch bottom elevation. 

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, the Todd County Ditch Authority gives permission to Jeff Seurer to install a private culvert crossing in CD35, on parcel 01-0034400 in Bartlett Twp. Section 34. The crossing will be located on his own property and will be installed at his own expense.

Solid Waste

On motion by Kneisl and seconded by Neumann, the following motion was introduced and adopted by unanimous vote: To approve Chair Kircher to sign a letter of support of PLMSWA to MCIT.

Health & Human Services

On motion by Erickson and seconded by Becker, the following motion was introduced and adopted by unanimous vote: To approve the Energy Assistance Program Contract and Internal Controls Documentation for FFY2021.

Jackie Och, HHS Director presented an update on the COVID-19 Situation for discussion.

Administration

On motion by Becker and seconded by Neumann, the following motion was introduced and adopted by unanimous vote: To choose Sourcewell (Health Partners) and not eliminate the $300 deductible plan.

Discussion was held regarding the CARES Act funds and potential uses within the county organization and county wide.

On motion by Kneisl and seconded by Erickson, the following motion was introduced and adopted by unanimous vote: To approve necessary incurred expenses from March 1, 2020 through June 30, 2020 for CARES Act CRF Reporting and authorize Coordinator to approve ongoing necessary expenses through December 30, 2020.

On motion by Erickson and seconded by Kneisl, the following motion was introduced and adopted by majority vote with Becker and Neumann abstaining: To approve the Todd County Small Business Relief Grant Program and allocate $600,000 of CARES Act CRF Funds to the program.

Consensus of the County Board was provided regarding the proposed members of the Small Business Relief Grant Program Approval Committee.

On motion by Kneisl and seconded by Neumann, the following motion was introduced and adopted by unanimous vote: To approve to recruit and hire a temporary administrative assistant for Economic Development.

Consensus of the County Board was provided regarding the CARES Act Committee Assignments.

Commissioner’s Report

Commissioner Becker provided an update to the County Board regarding recent meetings revolving around Lake Shamineau and County Ditch 41.

Recess

Chairperson Kircher recessed the meeting until August 18, 2020.

 

AUDITOr WARRANTS

Vendor Name $ Amount

MN DEPT OF REVENUE $5,423.00 

1 PAYMENT LESS 

   THAN $2,000 10.13 

1 PAYMENT LESS 

   THAN $2,000 712.00 

1 PAYMENT LESS 

   THAN $2,000 804.84 

MN DEPT OF REVENUE 36,275.38 

MN DEPT OF REVENUE 2,852.00 

US BANK 4,554.12 

1 PAYMENT LESS 

   THAN $2,000 24.37 

1 PAYMENT LESS 

   THAN $2,000 823.20 

COMPATICO 3,941.64 

LONG PRAIRIE 

   SANITATION INC 4,220.37 

PETERS LAW OFFICE, P.A. 4,575.00 

Prairie Lakes Muni.    

   Solid Waste Auth 82,637.00 

TODD SOIL & WATER 

   CONS DIST 12,736.25 

VERIZON 4,364.26 

WIDSETH SMITH 

   NOLTING INC 5,647.00 

18 PAYMENTS LESS 

   THAN $2,000 7,414.55 

COUNTIES PROVIDING 

   TECHNOLOGY 5,085.00 

DOHERTY STAFFING 

   SOLUTIONS 2,080.56 

EBSO INC 229,445.84 

FLEET SERVICES/

   WEX BANK 5,512.19 

GALLAGHER BENEFIT 

   SERVICES INC 2,000.00 

KNIFE RIVER CORP 84,080.94 

MN DEPT OF FINANCE 7,969.50 

MORRISON COUNTY 40,782.41 

REDSTONE 

   CONSTRUCTION 143,860.54 

schroeder/GINGER 2,189.74 

SEACHANGE PRINT 

   INNOVATIONS 9,073.48 

SHIRLEY’S GAS & 

   GROCERIES 2,339.58 

STAPLES ADVANTAGE 2,719.56 

TODD CO SOLID WASTE 2,635.00 

TODD COUNTY 

   AUDITOR/TREASURER 3,500.00 

TOWN OF VILLARD 86,910.00 

TRAFFIC MARKING 

   SERVICE INC 2,077.86 

VOYANT COMMS., LLC 4,274.63 

WADENA COUNTY 

   TRANSFER STATION 4,624.10 

WATERGUARDS, LLC 25,529.16 

WONDERLICH/SCOTT A 5,540.00 

ZASTROW/THOMAS 16,170.56 

53 PAYMENTS LESS 

   THAN $2,000 22,006.24 

BARNHART/ANDREW W 2,440.00 

CENTRAL 

   APPLICATORS INC 6,597.42 

LONG PRAIRIE OIL 

   COMPANY 3,282.23 

MADDEN GALANTER 

   HANSEN, LLP 2,162.00 

MINNESOTA POWER 

   & LIGHT 13,741.91 

RAHN’S OIL & PROPANE 10,351.39 

36 PAYMENTS LESS 

   THAN $2,000 12,428.93 

ANDERSON BROTHERS 2,503,794.63 

BIG SAUK LAKE ASSOC 2,158.00 

CITY OF BROWERVILLE 2,985.00 

MARCYES EXC. INC 8,805.00 

NYHUS CHEVROLET 

   BUICK INC 28,409.45 

PHILIP’S REPAIRABLES 

   & COLLISION CENTER 2,737.76 

19 PAYMENTS LESS 

   THAN $2,000 10,604.89 

Total $3,497,920.61 

 

commissioner WARRANTS

Vendor Name $ Amount

CENTRAL 

   APPLICATORS INC 14,991.71 

CENTRAL 

   APPLICATORS INC 6,757.32 

COMMISSIONER OF 

   TRANSPORTATION 2,455.08 

CORBIN PICKAR EXC INC 4,900.00 

GOODIN COMPANY 4,605.95 

GOVERNMENT FORMS 

   AND SUPPLIES 14,213.09 

MCCC, MI33 5,936.50 

MORRISON CO PUBLIC 

   HEALTH SERV 5,390.15 

59 PAYMENTS LESS 

   THAN $2,000 18,601.03 

Total $77,850.83 

 

HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES WARRANTS

Vendor Name $ Amount

DHS - SWIFT 23,259.61

RURAL MN CEP INC 10,038.47

TODD COUNTY MIS DEPT 4,728.90

40 PAYMENTS LESS 

   THAN $2,000 10,327.84 

Total $48,354.82 

 

Vendor Name $ Amount

DHS - MSOP - MN SEX 

   OFFENDER PROGRAM 5,895.00

DHS - ST PETER RTC - 472 9,660.00

HOLISTIC FAMILY 

   EDUCATION SRVS 7,618.13

LUTHERAN SOCIAL SERV.

   OF MN - ST PAUL 2,142.30

NORTHERN PINES 

   MENTAL HLTH CTR 16,108.65

WEST CENTRAL REG.

    JUVENILE CTR 5,314.00

PAYMENTS LESS 

   THAN $2,000 3,351.45

Total $50,089.53

 

On a motion by Erickson and seconded by Neumann, the preceding minutes of the County Board meeting held August 4, 2020 were duly approved by unanimous vote at the Todd County Board of Commissioners at the Regular Board Meeting held on August 18, 2020.

 

Witness my hand and seal:

 

David Kircher,

County Board Chairperson

 

Denise Gaida, Todd County

Auditor-Treasurer

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