Public Notices 09/06/2012 – North Crow River News

City of St. Michael
(Official Publication)
CITY OF ST. MICHAEL
COUNTY OF WRIGHT
NOTICE OF HEARING ON CROW RIVER EROSION
PUBLIC IMPROVEMENT PROJECT
COLD WATER CREEK DEVELOPMENT AREA
TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN:
Notice is hereby given that the City Council of St. Michael will meet in the Council Chambers of the City Hall, 11800 Town Center Drive NE, at 7:00 p.m., or as soon thereafter as time permits, on September 11, 2012, to consider the improvement of erosion repair along the Crow River in the Cold Water Creek Development lots 23-32, and includes the improvement of river bank erosion improvements, plantings, turf establishment, restoration, and all necessary appurtenances pursuant to Minnesota Statutes, Section 429.011 to 429.111 (Laws 1953, Chapter 398, as amended). The area proposed to be assessed for such improvements includes properties abutting the above-described area. The estimated cost of the improvement is $186,580. A reasonable estimate of the impact of the assessment will be available at the hearing. Such persons as desire to be heard with reference to the proposed project will be heard at this meeting.
City Clerk, St. Michael, Minnesota
Published in the North Crow River News on August 30, 2012 & September 6, 2012.
(Aug. 30 & Sept. 6, 2012)
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Foreclosure Notice
(Official Publication)
NOTICE OF ASSESSMENT LIEN FORECLOSURE SALE
THIS COMMUNICATION IS FROM A DEBT COLLECTOR. THIS IS AN ATTEMPT TO COLLECT A DEBT AND ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that default has been made in the terms and conditions of the Declaration of Kittredge Crossing Condominium Association, (hereinafter the Declaration) recorded in the office of the County Recorder of Wright County, Minnesota as Document No. 963421, which covers the following property:
Legal Description: Unit No. 25, CIC No. 97, a Condominium, Kittredge Crossing Condominiums, Wright County, Minnesota
Property Address: 10551 73rd Lane NE, Otsego, Minnesota 55301
PIN: R118-220-000250
THAT pursuant to said Declaration, there is claimed to be due and owing as of August 17, 2012, from Teresa L. Bergquist, title holder, to Kittredge Crossing Condominium Association, a Minnesota non-profit corporation, the amount of $10,504.00, for assessments, late fees and collection costs, plus additional assessments and other amounts that may have accrued since the date of this notice, including the costs of collection and foreclosure;
THAT prior to the commencement of this foreclosure proceeding, Lienor complied with all notice requirements as required by status; that no action or proceeding has been instituted at law or otherwise to recover the debt secured by said lien, or any part thereof;
THAT the owner has not been released from her financial obligation to pay said amount;
THAT pursuant to the Declaration, said debt creates a lien upon said premises in favor of Kittredge Crossing Condominium Association, as evidenced by a lien statement recorded on January 5, 2011, in the office of the Wright County Recorder as Document No. A 1166442;
THAT pursuant to the power of sale granted by the owners in taking title to the premises subject to said Declaration, said lien will be foreclosed by the sale of said property by the sheriff of said County at the Main Office of the Wright County Sheriff, Civil Division, 3800 Braddock Avenue, NE, City of Buffalo, Wright County, Minnesota, on October 23, 2012, at 10 a.m., at public auction to the highest bidder, for cash, to pay the amount then due for said assessments, together with the costs of foreclosure, including attorney’s fees as allowed by law. The time allowed by law for redemption by the unit owners, their personal representatives or assigns is six (6) months from the date of said sale.
DATE TO VACATE PROPERTY: The date on or before which the owner must vacate the property if the account is not brought current or the property redeemed under Minn. Stat. ‘ 580.23 is April 24, 2013. If the foregoing date is a Saturday, Sunday or legal holiday, then the date to vacate is the next business day at 11:59 p.m.
REDEMPTION NOTICE
THE TIME ALLOWED BY LAW FOR REDEMPTION BY THE OWNER, THE OWNER’S PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE 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 PREMISES ARE IMPROVED WITH A RESIDENTIAL DWELLING OF LESS THAN FIVE UNITS, ARE NOT PROPERTY USED IN AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION, AND ARE ABANDONED.
KITTREDGE CROSSING CONDOMINIUM ASSOCIATION, Lienor
Dated: August 17, 2012
By /s/ Thomas P. Carlson
Thomas P. Carlson (024871X)
Carlson & Associates, Ltd.
1052 Centerville Circle
Vadnais Heights, MN 55127
(651) 287-8640
ATTORNEY FOR KITTREDGE CROSSING CONDOMINIUM ASSOCIATION
(Aug. 30, Sept. 6,13,20,27, Oct. 4, 2012) NC-BergquistForeclosure
City of Rogers
(Official Publication)
NOTICE
CITY OF ROGERS
Notice is hereby given that the Planning Commission will be conducting a public hearing on Tuesday, September 18, 2012 at 7:00 p.m. at the Rogers Community Room, located at 21201 Memorial Drive, to consider a request by HOM Furniture and Lowes Home Centers, Inc. for a PUD to allow the modification of signage, site improvements, and indoor/outdoor commercial land uses, located at 13800 Rogers Drive and legally described as:
Lots 1, Block 1, Lowes of Rogers Addition, Henn. Co., Minn.,
according to the recorded plat thereof.
PID #14-120-23-13-0012
Persons wishing to comment on this matter will be heard at this time.
Respectfully, Steve Grittman, City Planner.
Published in the North Crow River News Thursday, September 6, 2012.
(Sept. 6, 2012)
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Public Notice of Auction
(Official Publication)
PUBLIC NOTICE
Default sale of items stored at Carefree Self Storage, 13355 George Weber Drive, Rogers, MN 55374 will be conducted Thursday, October 4, 2012 at 1:30pm at above listed address.
Unit # 206 Thomas Sainio:
TV’s, Air Conditioner, bed, Game Chairs, chairs, end tables, coffee tables, bag of unknown content, camping chairs, cooler, file cabinet, picture frames
Phone 763-420-5600 for details. Terms: Cash only.
(Sept. 6,13,27, 2012)
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School District 885
(Official Publication)
St. Michael – Albertville Independent School
District 885
School Board Minutes
St. Michael-Albertville Middle School West Board Room – Door A
Dr. Jim Behle, Superintendent of Schools
Douglas Birk, Chair; Gayle Weber, Vice-Chair; Carol Steffens, Clerk; Drew Scherber, Treasurer; Jeanne Holland, Director; Jeffery Lindquist, Director
Monday, August 6, 2012
The St. Michael-Albertville School Board held a regular meeting at the St. Michael-Albertville board room. Original minutes and documents referred to below are retained in the district policy book.
Board Members
Present:
Doug Birk
Jeanne Holland
Jeff Lindquist
Drew Scherber
Carol Steffens
Gayle Weber
Absent:
None
Staff
James Behle
Lisa Bjork
Bob Driver
Ann-Marie Foucault
Lynn Jennissen
Steve Scherber
Recording Secretary:
Suzanne Gallagher
Regular Meeting – 7:00 p.m.
1. Call to Order
2. Approval of Agenda Items
Lindquist/Holland. Motion to approve Agenda Items as presented. Motion carried.
3. Correction and Approval of Previous Minutes
a. Special Meeting on July 16, 2012 at 4:30 p.m.
Holland/Steffens. Motion to approve Special Meeting Minutes from July 16, 2012 at 4:30 p.m. minutes as presented. Motion carried.
b. Regular Meeting on July 16, 2012 at 7:00 p.m.
Holland/Weber. Motion to approve Regular Meeting Minutes from July 16, 2012 at 7:00 p.m. minutes as presented. Aye: Holland, Lindquist, Scherber, Steffens, Weber. Abstain: Birk. Motion carried.
c. Special (Closed) Meeting on July 16, 2012 following the regularly scheduled board meeting
Scherber/Holland. Motion to approve Special (Closed) Meeting Minutes from July 16, 2012 meeting following regularly scheduled board meeting. Aye: Holland, Lindquist, Scherber, Steffens, Weber. Abstain: Birk. Motion carried.
4. Visitors
Persons not on the agenda wishing to address the school board, 5 minutes per individual.
5. Reports
a. Report on Knights Academy – Lisa Bjork
Lisa Bjork, Coordinator for Knights Academy spoke to the board about the Knights Academy program. Knights Academy provides a unique learning community in which each student can experience success. Through equal efforts, staff and students develop partnerships that promote individuality, cooperation and high academic standards. Bjork told the board that there were three items which she believed were necessary to a successful alternative learning program: dedicated teachers, hands-on active learning; and a strong sense of community and culture within the program. Bjork said that she believes the program is successful in meeting the students’ needs through dedicated teachers and hands-on learning, and will strive, in the upcoming school year, to continue to build the community and culture in the program. Bjork described some of the changes that occurred in the past year, including changing from three terms to six terms to provide more immediate feedback for the students. In addition, an advisory time was added to the daily schedule as well as silent sustained reading. In 2012-13, Bjork is excited and thankful for the addition of a language arts teacher, and will be working on implementing work release/independent study.
b. Report on Full-Day Kindergarten Costs – Ann-Marie Foucault
Ann-Marie Foucault presented cost projection for district-funded full day kindergarten. Currently, Albertville Primary has 11 sections of full day kindergarten, six morning sections, and six afternoon sections (23 total sections). There are 441 students and 17.0 FTE classroom teachers. Kindergarten students see specialists for art, music, and gym. To move to full day kindergarten, six new classroom teachers would have to be hired. The district would have to absorb .5 FTE for each of the 11 full day section teachers, as those are currently paid for by full day tuition. Total costs for additional classroom teachers would be approximately $690,000. In addition, $60,000 would be needed to acquire additional specialist time (1.0 FTE) needed to cover teacher preps. To cover special education students, additional para support would cost $55,586.25. To cover additional para professional costs for recess and flex, it is estimated $26,260 would be needed. Curriculum costs would be approximately $60,000 and furniture cost would be approximately $35,700. Total projected costs for district-funded full day kindergarten are $989,260. Currently, the state funds half-day kindergarten.
c. Staffing Update – Jim Behle
Dr. Behle updated the board on staffing changes that have been made since his last report. Changes include adding an additional section of first grade at Big Woods in order to maintain class sizes at ranges similar to the other elementary schools. Dr. Behle also approved an additional section of Kindergarten Express (half-day paid by parents) at Albertville Primary. Dr. Behle did not approve an additional section of fifth grade for Middle School East. Fifth grade enrollment has increased from 231 to 244 students at Middle School East. This will mean fifth grade class sizes over 30 students. Middle school class sizes at other grades, including fifth grade at Middle School West, range from 27-29 students. Dr. Behle also approved a planning room paraprofessional at the high school. This position will provide increased supervision with the high school enrollment increase, and allow the three principals more time to work with teachers on school improvement initiatives. This was paid for with the new literacy dollars. The overall cost increase to the budget in these changes for the general fund is for the one teacher at Big Woods Elementary.
6. Old Business
7. New Business
a. Property, Liability, and Casualty Insurance Report – Arlen Middleton
Arlen Middleton reported that the premium increases for property, casualty and liability insurance and workers compensation insurance are proposed to increase 42.26%. Middleton stated that the significant increase is because of industry trends rather than local claims. He asked the board for direction in retaining quotes from additional companies. The board asked Middleton to get quotes from other companies and bring them to the September 4, 2012 board meeting for review and approval.
b. Board/Superintendent Joint Seminar or Trainings
Dr. Behle presented the board with several joint seminar / training options in response to feedback on his evaluation regarding his role in encouraging and/or providing Board training on topics of Board interest. He suggested that presentations could be made at Board meetings by groups, such as MSBA, presentations by district staff, or joint trainings among Board members and Dr. Behle. Dr. Behle also share that member Steffens suggested to have principals throughout the year present. Board members were in favor of principal presentations, we well as short, more formal trainings once or twice a year before a board meeting. Dr. Behle will continue to look at options with direction from the board.
8. Consent Agenda
Holland/Lindquist. Motion to approve the Consent Agenda as presented. Motion carried.
a. Claims and Accounts
Payroll $ 2,254,025.32
General Fund $ 815,816.76
Food Service $ 6,881.39
Community Service $ 23,120.32
Building Fund $ 238,523.49
Agency Fund $ 9,149.08
Total $ 3,347,516.36
b. Treasurer’s Report
c. Trip Requests
1) Kent Hamre (MW) – High School Girls Basketball, Duluth East, 1-19-2013 to 1-20-2013
d. Resignations, Retirements, Terminations, Layoffs
1) Digiovanni, Amber (BW) — ASD paraprofessional, resignation, effective 7-30-2012
2) Kelm, Danielle (MW) – Shared Yearbook Advisor, resignation, effective 6-8-2012
3) Kucera, Chelsea (CE) –Paraprofessional, resignation, effective 9-6-2012
4) Kuusi, Becky (CE) — Paraprofessional, position change, effective 8-17-2012
e. Seasonal Employment — Conclusion
1) Beckman, Victoria(FE) — 2nd Grade Summer School Reading Teacher and 3rd Grade Summer School Math Teacher, concluded effective 8-1-2012
2) Bernstein-Collins, Laurie(FE) — 3rd Grade Summer School Reading Teacher, concluded effective 8-1-2012
3) Crepeau, Patty(FE) — Kindergarten Summer School Teacher, concluded effective 8-1-2012
4) Fritz, Jennifer(FE) — 2nd Grade Summer School Math Teacher, concluded effective 8-1-2012
5) Johnson, Ryan(FE) — Lead Summer School Teacher, concluded effective 8-1-2012
6) Pratt, Amanda(FE) — 4th Grade Summer School Teacher, concluded effective 8-1-2012
7) Sohler, Leisa(FE) — Summer School Paraprofessional, concluded effective 8-1-2012
8) Vlasak, Julie(FE) — Kindergarten Summer School Teacher, concluded effective 8-1-2012
9) Wiese, Jennifer(FE) — 1st Grade Summer School Teacher, concluded effective 8-1-2012
f. Employment – 2012-2013
1) Johanson, Jody (Technology) – Administrative Assistant/ Helpdesk, Full time 8 hours per day and 5 days per week, replacing Rita Swansen-Valerius, transferring from ME Attendance Paraprofessional, effective 7-23-2012
2) Kelm, Danielle (ME) – 7th Grade Language Arts Teacher, transferring from MW 7th Grade Language Arts Teacher, effective 8-22-2012
3) Kuusi, Becky (MW) — Office Paraprofessional, transferring from Kid’s Play, replacing Heidi Dehmer, 7 hours per day and 5 days per week, effective 8-20-2012
g. Leave of Absence
1) Collier, Lisa (SE) – Office Paraprofessional, Medical – Employee-Family Medical Leave Act, 8-20-2012 to approximately 9-17-2012
2) Nagengast, Tate (HS) – Mathematics Teacher, Employee-Family Medical Leave Act, 8-22-2012 to approximately 10-8-2012
3) Zachman, Larry (CE) – Custodian, Medical – Employee-Family Medical Leave Act, continued from prior leave through 7-17-2012 until 8-7-2012 until 8-24-2012.
9. Donations
Donations recently made to the schools in the district were recognized by the board. A list of donations is available in the district office.
10. Information Items
a. Update on MSBA Summer Seminar
Dr. Behle and Board Member Holland attended the MSBA Summer Seminar on Monday, August 6th.
b. District Day, Thursday, August 30th
Dr. Behle invited board members to attend the All District Day on Thursday, August 30th.
11. Correspondence
12. Future Meeting Dates
Monday, August 20, 2012 – Regular Meeting
Tuesday, September 4, 2012 – Regular Meeting
Monday, September 17, 2012 – Regular Meeting
Monday, October 1, 2012 – Regular Meeting
Monday, October 15, 2012 — Regular Meeting
Monday, October 29, 2012 — Joint Governments meeting
(Sept. 6, 2012)
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