Public Notices September 27, 2018

STATEMENT OF OWNERSHIP MANAGEMENT AND 

CIRCULATION

 

1. Publication Title: 

Staples World

2. Publication No. 518-760

3. Filing Date: 

September 25, 2018

4. Issue Frequency: Weekly

5. No. of Issues Published Annually:              52

6. Annual Subscription Price: 

$40 local 

7. Complete Mailing Address of Known Office of Publication (Not Printer): 

224 4th St. NE - P.O. Box 100, Staples, Todd County, MN 56479

8. Complete Mailing Address of Headquarters or General Business Office of Publisher (Not Printer): 

224 4th St. NE - P.O. Box 100, Staples, Todd County, MN 56479

Contact Person: 

Brenda Halvorson

Telephone:   218-894-1112

9. Full Names and Complete Mailing Addresses of Publisher, Editor and Managing Editor:

Publisher: 

Devlin Newspapers, Inc. P.O. Box 100, Staples, MN 56479

Editor

Mark Anderson, 1005 Park Ave. NE, Staples, MN 56479

Managing Editor: 

Brenda Halvorson, 305 Ravilla Avenue, Staples, MN 56479

10. Owners: 

Devlin Newspapers, Inc., 224 4th St. NE, P.O. Box 100,  Staples, MN 56479; 

Russell W. Devlin, 73 Breakneck Hill Rd., Southborough, MA 01772; 

William R. Devlin, Box 505, Finley, ND 58230; 

Marjorie A. Devlin, Box 505, Finley, ND 58230; 

Patrick A. Devlin, 3605 Hampstead Ct. NW, Kennesaw, GA. 30144; 

11. Known Bondholders, Mortgagees, and Other Security Holders Owning or Holding 1 Percent or More of Total Amount of Bonds, Mortgages, or Other Securities:  None

12. Tax Status (For completion by nonprofit organizations authorized to mail at nonprofit rates): NA

13. Publication Title: 

Staples World

14. Issue Date for Circulation Data Below:     Week 36

September 6, 2018

15. Extent and Nature of Circulation:

Average No. No. Copies

Copies Each of Single

Issue Issue

During Published

Preceding Nearest to

12 Months Filing Date

a. Total No. Copies (Net press run)

1,685 1,637

b. Paid Circulation (By Mail and Outside the Mail)

   (b1) Mailed Outside-County Paid Subscriptions Stated on Form 3541

553 533

   (b2) Mailed In-County Paid Subscriptions Stated on Form 3541

559 550

   (b3) Sales Through Dealers and Carriers, Street Vendors, Counter Sales, and Other Non-USPS Paid Distribution

410 404

c. Total Paid Distribution

1,522 1,487

d. Free or Nominal Rate Distribution (By Mail and Outside the Mail)

   (d1) Outside-County as Stated on Form 3541

18 18

    (d2) In-County as Stated on Form 3541

3 3

    (d3) Other Classes Mailed Through the USPS

0 0

    (d4)  Free Distribution Outside the Mail

16 13

e. Total Free or Nominal Rate Distribution

37 34

f.  Total  Distribution

1,559 1,521

g. Copies not Distributed

126 116

h. Total

1,685 1,637

i.  Percent Paid 

98% 98%

16. Electronic Copy Circulation:

       Average         Actual

a. Paid Electronic Copies

48 44

b. Total Paid Print Copies (Line 15c) + Paid Electronic Copies

1,570 1,531

c. Total Print Distribution (Line 15F) + Paid Electronic Copies

1,607 1,565

d. Percent Paid (Both Print & Electronic Copies)

98% 98%

I certify that 50% of all my distributed copies (electronic and print) are paid above a nominal rate.

17. Publication of Statement of Ownership will be printed in the September 27, 2018 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).

 

Brenda J. Halvorson,

General Manager,

September 25, 2018

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PUBLIC NOTICE

AERATION WARNING

 

NOTICE - Lake Shore AERATION WARNING LAKE SHAMINEAU: Open water along the shore with thin ice around the edge on the southwest shore of Lake Shamineau. Starting December 1, 2018 into the early months of 2019. 

For inquiries call 952-975-9078.

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ALDRICH TOWNSHIP ROAD MAINTENANCE BID

 

Aldrich Township is seeking bids for Road Maintenance work, including Plowing, Blading and Mowing the roadsides. Bids are for a 3 year period beginning November 1, 2018 and ending October 31, 2021.

Send bids to Barb Johnson, clerk, 13153 Co Rd 23, Verndale, MN  56481. Bids must be received by October 8, 2018 and will be opened at the monthly meeting on October 8.

 

Barb Johnson, Clerk

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CITY OF STAPLES

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

TO CONSIDER THE APPLICATION FOR TWO CONDITIONAL USE PERMITS

 

NOTICE is hereby given that the Planning and Zoning Commission of the City of Staples will hold a public hearing at 5:00 p.m. on Monday, October 15, 2018 at the Staples City Hall, 122 6th St. NE, to consider the application for Conditional Use Permits for installations of ground mounted solar energy in two different R3 zoning districts. 

All persons interested are invited to attend this hearing and be heard on this matter. 

 

Diane Archer, City Clerk

 

Dated: Sept. 27, 2018

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Name of Group: 

City of Staples

 

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS

 

Notice is hereby given that Name of Group: City of Staples

 

Requests proposals for:

Group Life & Long Term Disability Insurance

 

Specifications will be available from National Insurance Services, 250 South Executive Drive, Suite 300, Brookfield, WI 53005, Phone: 800-627-3660

Proposals are due no later than 11:00 a.m. on October 17th, 2018 at National Insurance Services, 250 South Executive Drive, Suite 300, Brookfield, WI 53005

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MINUTES

of the meeting of the

Todd County BOARD OF COMMISSIONERs SEPTEMBER 4, 2018

 

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 September, 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 except Commissioner Becker.

Approval of Agenda

On motion by Erickson and seconded by Kneisl, the following motion was introduced and adopted by unanimous vote. To approve the agenda as presented.

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 August 21, 2018 and August 29, 2018 as presented.

To approve the Human Resources Report for Personnel Actions dated September 4, 2018 as on file.

Auditor-Treasurer

On motion by Kircher and seconded by Kneisl, the following motion was introduced and adopted by unanimous vote: To approve the August 2018 Auditor Warrants number (ACH) 900052 through 900070 in the amount of $70,611.33 (Manual) 502 through 502 in the amount of $802.65 and (Regular) 232244 through 232416 in the amount of $2,110,024.43 for a total of $2,181,438.41.

On motion by Erickson and seconded by Kneisl, the following motion was introduced and adopted by unanimous vote: To approve the Commissioner Warrants number 49633 through 49721 in the amount of $52,629.51.

On motion by Kircher and seconded by Erickson, the following motion was introduced and adopted by unanimous vote: To approve the Health & Human Services Warrants number 514265 through 514289 in the amount of $28,964.11 and warrants number 703345 through 703438 in the amount of $51,220.80.

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

COUNTY DITCH 

MAINTENANCE 

ASSESSMENTS FOR TAXES PAYABLE 2019

WHEREAS, the Auditor-Treasurer’s office along with the County Ditch Inspector have been proactively working on improving the cash flow balances within Fund-40 County Ditches on a yearly basis to maintain positive cash flow, and;

WHEREAS, per County Board suggestion, recommendations for the July 2017 through June 2018 assessment cycle were discussed at the County Board Work Session on August 21, 2018, and;

WHEREAS, Minnesota Statute allows for the Ditch Authority to approve maintenance fund assessments on a yearly basis without incurring the expense of a public hearing, and;

WHEREAS, it is the goal of the County Board to transition from the past practice of collecting after spending to maintaining a revolving collection comparative to expense trends and to keep assessments occurring as close to real time as possible for the potential property owners affected.

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Todd County Board of Commissioners in their capacity as the Todd County Ditch Authority hereby approves the Maintenance Fund/Ditch Assessments for the 2019 Tax Payable Year per the attached list.

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

ASSESSMENT 

PAYMENT TERMS FOR COUNTY DITCH 18 

REPAIR PROJECT

WHEREAS, the Todd County Board of Commissioners have approved and authorized a repair project on County Ditch 18 as a result of Public Hearings held on April 11, 2017 and May 22, 2017, and;

WHEREAS, the Todd County Board of Commissioners, on December 28, 2017, approved the transfer of funds from Fund 01-General Revenue to Fund 40-County Ditches/County Ditch 18 to provide sufficient funds to pay the authorized County Ditch 18 repair project expenses until collections are completed via special assessment, and;

WHEREAS, the Todd County Board of Commissioners has the authority to set unique payment terms by Resolution due to the size and scope of the repair project in place of the standing policy approved via board resolution #20130806-13, and;

WHEREAS, the Todd County Board of Commissioners desires to ensure that ditch assessments are as minimal of a hardship to landowners as possible while defining a clear expectation of terms for the landowners, and;

WHEREAS, the County Ditch 18 repair project is nearing completion and all contracted expenses have been accounted for, and;

WHEREAS, Minnesota Statute 103E.611 depicts the processes necessary to place these assessments onto the tax rolls and application of any penalty/interest payments received.

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Todd County Board of Commissioners acting as the Todd County Ditch Authority does hereby approve the County Ditch 18 repair project Assessment collection of $289,000 as a lump sum assessment and directs that any assessments not paid in full within the 60-day window set forth by the Todd County Auditor-Treasurer be placed onto the tax rolls beginning with Taxes Payable 2019 granting a 10 year repayment term with 2% interest added.

Ditch Inspector

On motion by Kneisl and seconded by Kircher, the following motion was introduced and adopted by unanimous vote: The Todd County Ditch Authority approves the reimbursement of $1,527.45 from County Ditch 18 to the Hwy Dept/Public Works for fuel used to haul spoils from the 1/2 mile section of Lateral 2 that is located in the County Road 11 road ROW to a pit that is 7 miles away from the excavation site.

Public Works

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

Final Payment 

Authorization - 2018 Pavement Marking Maintenance Contract

WHEREAS, the contract with Traffic Marking Service, Inc. for the 2018 Pavement Marking Maintenance Contract known as CP 77-18-03 located on various routes in Todd County, has in all things been completed, and;

WHEREAS, construction work on this contract was scheduled and completed in 2018 with the value of the total work certified being $43,389.72, and;

WHEREAS, partial payments amounting to $41,220.23 have been previously been made to the contractor as work progressed, and;

WHEREAS, it has been determined that $2,169.49 still remains to be paid to Traffic Marking Service, Inc.

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Commissioners does here accept said completed project for and in behalf of the County of Todd and authorize final payment as specified.

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

Final Payment 

Authorization - 2018 Dust Control Contract

WHEREAS, the contract with Northern Salt Inc. for the 2018 Dust Control Contract known as CP 77-18-08 located on various routes in Todd County, has in all things been completed, and;

WHEREAS, construction work on this contract was scheduled and completed in 2018 with the value of the total work certified being $107,371.71, and;

WHEREAS, partial payments amounting to $102,003.12 have been previously been made to the contractor as work progressed, and;

WHEREAS, it has been determined that $5,368.59 still remains to be paid to Northern Salt Inc.

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Commissioners does here accept said completed project for and in behalf of the County of Todd and authorize final payment as specified.

On motion by Kneisl and seconded by Erickson, the 2018 Fall Road Meeting - Setting Date action was tabled to the September18, 2018 meeting.

Facilities Department

On motion by Erickson and seconded by Kircher, the following motion was introduced and adopted by unanimous vote: To approve the request to move forward with the dewatering process for full utilization of the Industrial Park building.

Todd County 

Parks & Trails

On motion by Erickson and seconded by Kneisl, the following motion was introduced and adopted by unanimous vote: To approve the increase in the Todd County Parks and Trails overall budget from $12,000 to $20,000 for 2019.

Administration

On motion by Kneisl and seconded by Erickson, the following motion was introduced and adopted by unanimous vote: To approve the hire of Jonathan Stainbrook as County Coordinator with the terms of the attached Employment Agreement, with a start date of September 24, 2018. Chairperson Neumann conveyed a message of Commissioner Becker’s support for this motion due to her absence.

Auditor-Treasurer’s Report

The Auditor-Treasurer reported an introduction of the newly approved Deputy within the Auditor-Treasurer’s Office. 

Commissioner’s Report

The Commissioners reported on the meetings that they had attended.

Interim Coordinator’s Report

The Interim Coordinator reported on the meetings attended and projects in-progress.

Recess

Chairperson Neumann recessed the meeting until September 18, 2018.

 

AUDITOR WARRANTS

Vendor Name $ Amount

AMERICAN HERITAGE 

   BANK $3,943.00 

ANOKA CO GOV’T 

   CENTER 14,920.50 

COMPUTER PROS 5,021.00 

GALLAGHER BENEFIT 

   SERVICES INC 2,000.00 

LAMB LABOR 

   SERVICES INC 26,472.00 

LONG PRAIRIE OIL CO. 2,239.70 

LONG PRAIRIE SANI. INC 4,216.96 

PETERS LAW OFFICE, P.A 5,117.00 

Prairie Lakes Muni. 

   Solid Waste Auth 74,340.00 

STEP 4,670.03 

VERIZON 3,753.96 

19 PAYMENTS LESS 

   THAN $2,000 9,366.88 

AMERICAN HERITAGE 

   BANK 65,445.39 

CARD SERVICES 

   COBORNS 2,736.56 

COUNTRYSIDE REST 6,176.80 

FLEET SERVICES/

   WEX BANK 6,752.20 

HILLIG AUTO CENTER 5,022.25 

LONG PRAIRIE OIL CO 4,695.01 

MILLER BROTHER’S 

   CONSTRUCTION 22,910.02 

MN DEPT OF FINANCE 7,860.00 

MORRISON COUNTY 30,862.30 

OYSTER/KALOB J & 

   BRITTANI A 8,956.42 

REGENTS OF THE UNIV 

   OF MN 2,788.32 

SHIRLEY’S GAS & 

   GROCERIES 2,272.49 

29 PAYMENTS LESS 

   THAN $2,000 14,435.20 

AMERICAN HERITAGE 7,938.86 

COUNTIES PROVIDING 

   TECHNOLOGY 175,000.00 

HEALTH PARTNERS 

   DENTAL 6,657.72 

MINNESOTA POWER 

   & LIGHT 17,186.07 

SOURCEWELL 200,533.66 

STAPLES ADVANTAGE 5,795.12 

STAR BANK OF BERTHA .120,000.00 

STAR BANK OF BERTHA..39,800.00 

STAR BANK OF BERTHA..22,617.69 

STAR BANK OF 

   BERTHA 100,291.95 

WELLS FARGO MORT 69,658.37 

34 PAYMENTS LESS 

   THAN $2,000 7,803.86 

US BANK 42,863.75 

CITY OF EAGLE BEND 218,735.80 

HOFFMAN LAW, PLLC 4,994.80 

LONG PRAIRIE OIL CO 18,192.35 

METRO SALES INC 2,124.20 

SANOFI PASTEUR INC 2,646.69 

SCHOOL DISTRICT 213 7,413.88 

SCHOOL DISTRICT 2753 3,520.18 

SCHOOL DISTRICT 787 4,001.19 

TOWN OF GORDON 4,135.54 

TOWN OF STAPLES 2,215.11 

TOWN/ TURTLE CREEK 2,686.27 

TOWN OF WARD 3,613.38 

TOWN OF WEST UNION 2,061.20 

TRI CITY PAVING INC 726,588.27 

VERIZON 3,506.10 

VOYANT COM, LLC 3,629.34 

59 PAYMENTS LESS 

   THAN $2,000 17,450.42 

1 PAYMENT LESS 

   THAN $2,000 802.65 

Total $2,181,438.41 

 

COMMISSIONERS WARRANTS

Vendor Name $ Amount

BIG STONE THERAPIES, 

   INC. 3,937.69 

DIAMOND MOWERS 

   INC 3,239.86 

ELECTION SYSTEMS 

   & SOFTWARE INC 4,877.78 

MELROSE ONE STOP 4,329.65 

MORRISON CO PUBLIC 

   HEALTH SERV 5,162.90 

NAPA CENTRAL MN 2,658.82 

NOW MICRO INC 3,327.12 

ROYAL TIRE 4,502.68 

81 PAYMENTS LESS 

   THAN $2,000 20,593.01 

Total $52,629.51 

 

HEALTH & HUMAN 

SERVICES WARRANTS

Vendor Name $ Amount

HEARTLAND GIRLS 

   RANCH 5,711.75 

HOLISTIC FAMILY 

   EDUCATION SRVS 2,221.83 

MID MINNESOTA 

   DRUG TESTING INC 2,055.00 

NORTH HOMES CHILD

   & FAMILY SRVS 4,014.76 

PAYMENTS LESS 

   THAN $2,000 14,960.77 

Total 28,964.11 

 

Vendor Name $ Amount

DHS - SWIFT $24,043.22 

GLENDE-NILSON-

   VERTIN INC - 

   FERGUS FALLS 2,483.00 

PSJ ACQUISITION LLC 3,021.62 

SCHULLER FAMILY 

   FUNERAL HOMES - 

   BERTHA 3,500.00 

90 PAYMENTS LESS 

   THAN $2,000 18,172.96 

Total $51,220.80 

 

On a motion by Erickson and seconded by Kneisl, the preceding minutes of the County Board meeting held September 4, 2018 were duly approved by unanimous vote at the Todd County Board of Commissioners at the Regular Board Meeting held on September 18, 2018.

 

Witness my hand and seal:

 

Randy Neumann, 

Todd County Board 

Chairperson

 

Denise Gaida, Todd County

Auditor-Treasurer

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