Legal Notices: September 11, 2013


August 6, 2013 
Summary of Minutes
The Maple Lake City Council was called to order at 7:00 p.m. by Mayor Kissock. Dircks, Geyen, Kissock, Lauer, and Northenscold were present.
A motion was made/seconded/ passed (m/s/p), Northenscold/Kis-sock, to approve the agenda with the following additions under New Business: d. Set Public Hearing for McAlpine Street Vacation; e. Wi-Fi Laker Stadium; and f. Radio Read Antenna and under Administrative b. Downtown Lot. 
A motion was m/s/p, Dircks/ Lauer, to approve the Consent Agenda including Approval of the July 16, 2013 Minutes; Approval of the 08-06-13 Disbursement List, and Approval of Centra Sota Cooperative – Prepay Agreement. 
A motion was m/s/p, Kissock/ Northenscold, to continue with the current city staff structure after Hruby’s retirement, promoting Lee Ann Yager to City Clerk/Treasurer and re-structuring staff positions, per Personnel Committee recommendation. Voting Aye: Dircks, Kissock, Lauer, and Northenscold. Voting Nay: Geyen.
A motion was m/s/p, Kis-sock/Geyen, to adopt Resolution #2013-44, to set a public hearing for the McAlpine Street Vacation on Tuesday, August 20, 2013, at 7:00 p.m. at City Hall. 
A motion was m/s/p, Northenscold/Kissock, to contract with Charter for temporary service for Wi-Fi at Irish Stadium at a cost up to $300 only if installed prior to the tournament. 
A motion was m/s/p, Kissock /Lauer, to approve the cost sharing purchase of a New Orion CE Mobile Receiver Kit from DSG Metering Technology for $3,328, with the City of Annandale sharing half of the cost and including it as jointly owned equipment in Exhibit B of the Equipment Shared Use Agreement dated April 7, 2009. 
A motion was m/s/p, Kissock/ Dircks, to purchase the additional strands of lights for the remaining 7 trees from Display Sales at the same price as the previous lights. 
A motion was m/s/p, Dircks/ Kissock, to adjourn the meeting at 9:43 p.m. 
City Clerk/Treasurer
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County of Wright
9801 Ireland Avenue NW
Annandale, MN 55302
(320) 274-8049
           September 5, 2013 REQUEST FOR GRAVEL QUOTES
The Town Board of Corinna Township, County of Wright, wishes to receive quotes for 7,500 c/yards (more or less) of Class 1 gravel and Class 5 gravel.
Materials are to meet MNDOT specifications and have a minimum of 7% binder. Materials are to be crushed and stockpiled.Graduation testing is to be done by township at time of crushing. Materials will be removed on a continuing basis from May 15, 2014 through October 31, 2014. Gravel pit must be within 10 miles of Corinna Town Hall.
The Board of Supervisors reserves the right to accept or reject any or all quotes.
Quotes are to be mailed or delivered to the Corinna Town Hall, 9801 Ireland Avenue NW, Annandale, MN 55302, to arrive no later than 3 p.m., Tuesday, September 17, 2013. (320-274-8049) Quote opening will be at the Corinna Township Hall, Tuesday, September 17, 2013, 7 p.m.
Mary Brown
Aug. 20, 2013 Minutes
The regular meeting of the Maple Lake Township Board was called to order by Chairman Gerry Giebenhain at 7 p.m. Supervisor Ron Wolff, Treasurer Judy Neumann and Clerk Dick Hogan were present. Supervisor Mike Elsenpeter was absent.
The minutes of the July 16 minutes were read by Chairman Giebenhain. As no additions or corrections were noted, a motion was offered by Giebenhain, seconded by Wolff, to approve as read. Carried 2-0.
Gail Runke, 1736 County Rd. 37 NW, PID 210-100-353105, requested the Board’s approval on removing the existing dwelling and constructing a new home on the property, which is 3.75 acres. The Board anticipated no problems. Motion by Giebenhain, seconded by Wolff, to approve the request subject to Wright County Planning approval. Carried 2-0.
John Drontle, 2086 Donnelly Dr., PID 210-138-000120, requested a lot line adjustment of approximately .5 acres from the existing back lot owned by Robert Fobbe Jr., 2077 Donnelley Dr., 210-138-000230. Lot to be owned in common by Drontle. Motion by Giebenhain, seconded by Wolff, to approve the request. Carried 2-0.
Pat Sawatzke, Wright County Commissioner, gave an update as to what projects were in progress in the county, and answered questions from the Board and residents present.
The regular meeting was closed by Chairman Giebenhain at 8:05 p.m. for the continuation of the March 12 annual meeting for the purpose of setting the 2014 levy. After review of the budget by the Board and residents present, it was a consensus of the residents that the present levy was adequate for 2014 budget requirements. Lower bond levy by $8,578 to satisfy annual commitment. Increase revenue levy by $8,578 to meet projected budget needs. A motion was offered by Bill Ebnet, seconded by Ken Elsenpeter, to set the levy as follows for 2014: Revenue, $94,278; Road & Bridge, $420,084; Bond Rev Cap, $43,880. Total levy, $558,242. Carried.
The continuation meeting was closed at 8:40 p.m. Chairman Giebenhain called the regular meeting back to order.
All warrants were paid as presented.
As no additional business was brought before the Board, Chairman Giebenhain adjourned the meeting at 8:55 p.m.
Dick Hogan, Clerk
Minnesota Statutes, Chapter 333
1. List the exact assumed name under which the business is or will be conducted: Rasset Vineyard.
 2. Principal Place of Business: 7254 Dempsey Ave. NW, Maple Lake, MN 55358.
 3. List the name and complete street address of all persons conducting business under the above Assumed Name, OR if an entity, provide the legal corporate, LLC, or Limited Partnership name and registered office address: Christopher G. Rasset, 7254 Dempsey Ave. NW, Maple Lake, MN 55358; Vicki L. Rasset, 7254 Dempsey Ave. NW, Maple Lake, MN 55358.
4. I, the undersigned, certify that I am signing this document as the person whose signature is required, or as agent of the person(s) whose signature would be required who has authorized me to sign this document on his/her behalf, or in both capacities. I further certify that I have completed all required fields, and that the information in this document is true and correct and in compliance with the applicable chapter of Minnesota Statutes. I understand that by signing this document I am subject to the penalties of perjury as set forth in Section 609.48 as if I had signed this document under oath.
Date: August, 20, 2013
/s/ Christopher G. Rasset
Christopher G. Rasset
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that default has occurred in the conditions of that Real Estate Mortgage dated April 6, 2009, executed by RDJ Companies, LLC, a limited liability company, as Mortgagor, to Blaine State Bank, as Mortgagee, filed with the Wright County Recorder on April 22, 2009, as Document No. A1115633; which Mortgage was modified by a Modification of Mortgage dated November 14, 2011, and filed with the Wright County Recorder on December 5, 2011, as Document No. A1189379; which Mortgage and Modification of Mortgage were assigned to CorTrust Bank N.A. by an Assignment of Mortgages dated March 22, 2013, and filed with the Wright County Recorder on June 5, 2013, as Document No. A1238756;
That no action or proceeding has been instituted at law to recover the debt secured by said mortgage, or any part thereof; that there has been compliance with all notice provisions and conditions precedent as required by law; and that the mortgagee or assignee has elected to declare the entire sum secured by the note and mortgage to be immediately due and payable as provided in the note and mortgage;
That the original or maximum principal amount secured by the mortgage was Two Hundred Forty Thousand and No/100 DOLLARS ($240,000.00);
That there is due and claimed to be due on the mortgage, including interest to date hereof, the sum of One Hundred Eighty-Five Thousand Nine Hundred Seven and 51/100 DOLLARS ($185,907.51);
And that pursuant to the power of sale therein contained, said mortgage will be foreclosed and the tract of land lying and being in the County of Wright, State of Minnesota, described as follows, to-wit:
The Southeast Quarter of the Southwest Quarter, the East Half of the Southwest Quarter of the Southwest Quarter of Section 20; the North 1 rod of the West 42 rods of the Northwest Quarter of the Northwest Quarter of Section 29, all in Township 121, Range 26, Wright County, Minnesota. 
Except: The East 576.99 feet of the North 754.99 feet of the South Half of the Southwest Quarter, Section 20, Township 121, Range 26, as measured at right angles to the east and north lines thereof, Wright County, Minnesota;
will be sold by the sheriff of said county at public auction on the 17th day of October, 2013, at 10:00 o'clock a.m., in the lobby of the Wright County Sheriff’s office located in the Law Enforcement Center, 3800 Braddock Avenue N.E., in the City of Buffalo, in said county and state, to pay the debt then secured by said mortgage on said premises and the costs and disbursements allowed by law, subject to redemption by the mortgagors, its personal representative or assigns within twelve (12) months from date of sale.
The real property’s street addressis: N/A.
The real property’s identification numbers are: 210-100-292201 and 210-100-203401.
Transaction agent: N/A.
Transaction agent’s Mortgage identification number: N/A.
Mortgage originator:  Blaine State Bank.
Dated this 7th day of August, 2013.
CorTrust Bank N.A., Mortgagee
/s/ Jeff C. Braegelmann 
Jeff C. Braegelmann #174701
Attorneys for Mortgagee
2700 South Broadway
P. O. Box 458
New Ulm, MN  56073-0458
Phone:  507-354-3111
Fax:  507-354-8447
Board Members Present: Brad Neutz, Shelley McAlpine, Arnie Michalicek, Ben Elsenpeter, Shelly Liljequist, Richard Thomas, Joe Paumen 
Others Present:  Mark Redemske, David Hansen, Kris Harlan, Maureen Donohue and Gabe Licht, Kristi Anderson
1. Meeting called to order at 7:00 p.m.
2. Pledge of Allegiance
A. Maple Lake Elementary School for being selected as a Minnesota School of Excellence by the Minnesota Elementary School Principals’ Association
B. Heidi Goelz and Margie Isaacson for being selected as our Educational Support Staff Recognition honorees
4. Recognition of visitors: Scott Papke, Patrick Peden
5. M/S McAlpine/Michalice –    Approve the agenda for the regular school board meeting held on Monday, September 9, 2013.  Motion carries 7-0.
6. M/S Michalicek/Elsenpeter – Approve the consent agenda for the regular school board meeting held on Monday, September 9, 2013. Motion carries 7-0.
7. Unfinished Business 
A. M/S Paumen/Elsenpeter – Motion to approve an amended contract with Taher for the 2013-2014 school year. Scott Papke from Taher said that he was contacted by St. Timothy’s school this past summer to see if some agreement could be formed through Maple Lake Schools with Taher providing management services. Papke said the arrangement could be beneficial for both schools, with St. Timothy’s purchasing 10% of management time, thus reducing Maple Lake Schools’ fixed costs and working toward improving both schools’ bottom lines. St.Timothy’s would begin the year with one menu choice per day. Papke said that with board approval, the next step would be to seek approval from MDE.
Motion carries 6-1, with Neutz opposing.  
B. M/S Paumen/Michalicek –   Motion to approve Policy 710 – Extracurricular Transportation.  Motion carries 6-1, with Elsenpeter opposing
C. Update on status of summer 2013 maintenance projects. Redemske reviewed summer maintenance items and compared estimates to actual costs. Projects completed included wireless access points, security upgrades, door J replacement, SPED bathroom area, parking lot maintenance, irrigation well, roof repairs, asbestos removal and reinsulation and sewage pumps. Over all the actual cost was in the estimated range.
8. New Business 
A. Review of Opening Week and Enrollment Figures. September 3, 2013 counts: Elem 422, down 13 from previous year.  High school 478, down 1 from previous year. District enrollment 900, down 14 from previous year.  
B. M/S  McAlpine/Liljequist – Motion to approve the School Accountability Report (SAR) – Mr. Hansen.  Hansen reviewed the annual report for the 2012-13 school year.  The schools will continue to test with MCAs and NWEA-MAP testing in the 2013-14 school year.  Motion carries 7-0
C. M/S  Michalicek/McAlpine –  Motion to approve the 2013 (payable 2014) Tax Levy for the maximum levy. Motion carries 7-0.
D. M/S  Elsenpeter/Michalicek –  Motion to award a snow removal contract for the 2013-2014 school year through the 2016-2017 school year to Kip Blizil.  Motion carries 7-0
E. M/S McAlpine/Paumen – Motion to approve a resolution to amend the district’s flex plan with EBC to meet requirements of the Affordable Care Act. The amendment will not allow participants to flex for health insurance purchased at the exchange.    Roll call vote: Thomas-yes, Paumen-yes, Michalicek-yes, Neutz-yes, McAlpine-yes, Elsenpeter-yes, Liljequist-yes. Motion carries 7-0.
F. Discussion and planning for hiring a new head of maintenance.  Redemske discussed hiring timeline and desired qualities of the ideal candidate. Thomas voiced his opinion that  the confidential staff payscale seemed to be out of line in comparison with the teachers’ pay scale due to the shorter timeframe to reach the top salary. There was discussion as to whether a new payscale grid should be created, with Redemske saying he would work on it. 
G. Annual superintendent evaluations will be emailed to board members on Friday, and returned to Michalicek for compiling results.
H. M/S  McAlpine/Thomas –  Motion to approve accepting donations:  Lions for $3,630.00, Target for $2,261.22 to Maple Lake Elementary and Target for $1,239.61 to Maple Lake High School. Motion carries 7-0.
9. Representative Reports
A. District Leadership Team:  Harlan reported that speaker Willow Sweeney will present at tomorrow’s late start.  
B. Meeker and Wright Special Education Cooperative:  Neutz reported that a student of MAWSECO’s from another school district had passed away.  
C. Safe Schools Committee: The countywide meeting was held on August 20. Neutz asked if there would ever be a SWAT team type exercise done here. Harlan said that we had one a few years ago.
D. Schools for Equity in Education: A meeting on scheduled for September 19.
E. Wright Technical Center:  Michalicek reported that things started well at WTC.
J. Elementary School: Harlan showed a news article recognizing Maple Lake Elementary as a Minnesota School of Excellence: one of only 12 schools to receive the honor. Harlan thanked the staff and community for making it happen. Planning will begin for a celebration. The snack cart idea is taking off with 185 out of 422 kids participating. Also $140 in donations will be sent to the Annandale food shelf in order to tap into their buying power and provide snacks. Harlan also reported on a “feel good” moment that happened as she shopped for backpacks for the Backpack Buddies project, in which the manager of Wal-Mart and others made donations to MLE and the Backpack Buddies program. NWEA testing for grades 2-6 is taking place this week.  
K. High School:  Hansen reported the school year is off to a smooth start. Homecoming is September 23-27. The new Irish Paths group will take over Powder Puff football and He Man volleyball. Schedule changes and NWWA testing for grades 7 and 8 are taking place.  Late start will have Willow Sweeney presenting to staff.
10. Committee Reports
  A. Licensed Staff Committee: A meeting is set for September 18 at 6 p.m.
11. Set Meeting Dates – None
12. Other Business
  A. Thank-You Notes
  B. Upcoming Meetings:
  1. DLT meeting at 7:15 a.m. on Tuesday, September 17, 2013 in the Board Room
  2. Licensed Staff Negotiations with MLFT at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 18, 2013 in the Board Room
   3. Schools for Equity in Education at 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, September 19, 2013 in Minneapolis 
   4. MAWSECO Board Meeting at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 24, 2013 in Howard Lake
   5. Wright Tech Center Board Meeting at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 1, 2013 in Buffalo
     6. DLT meeting at 7:15 a.m. on Tuesday, October 15, 2013 in the Board Room
    7. Regular School Board Meeting in October at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 15, 2013 in the Board Room
   C. Upcoming Workshops:
   D. Miscellaneous Information:
    1. Financial Audit from Monday, September 24, through Wednesday, September 26, 2012
  2. Educational Support Staff Recognition banquet on Wednesday, September 25, 2013 at 5:30 p.m. in St. Cloud
  3. Chamber of Commerce Meeting at 12:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 2, 2013
   4. Late Start on Tuesday, October 8, 2013
 13. M/S  McAlpine/Liljequist – Motion to adjourn at 9:00 p.m. Motion carries 7-0.
Respectfully submitted,
Maureen Donohue
Shelley McAlpine