Public Notices July 19, 2017

SILVER CREEK TOWNSHIP
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SILVER CREEK TOWNSHIP,
MINNESOTA
BISHOP AVENUE
Sealed Bids for the construction of Bishop Avenue will be received, by Silver Creek Township, at the office of the Town Clerk at 3827 134th Street NW, Monticello, MN 55362 until 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 1, 2017 at which time the Bids received will be publicly opened and read aloud.
Principal components of the project include the following:
Mobilization: 1 LUMP SUM
Traffic Control: 1 LUMP SU
Salvage Aggregate To/From Stockpile (SV): 8,900 CU YD
Salvage Topsoil To/From Stockpile (SV): 3,700 CU YD
Common Excavation (P): 16,650 CU YD
Muck Excavation (EV) : 3,000 CU YD
Install 15” CS Pipe Culvert : 819 LIN FT
Silt Fence, Type Machine Sliced: 5,800 LIN FT
Flotation Silt Curtain Type Light Duty: 950 LIN FT
Bids will be received for a single prime Contract. The Contract Documents may be examined at the following locations.
Silver Creek Township
3827 134th Street NW
Monticello, MN 55362 Hakanson Anderson
3601 Thurston Avenue
Anoka, MN 55303
Bidding Documents may be obtained from the Issuing Office of: Hakanson Anderson, located at 3601 Thurston Avenue, Anoka, MN 55303, for a non-refundable purchase price of $75 per set.
Alternatively, digital copies of the Bidding Documents are available at www.haa-inc.com under the “Projects/QuestCDN” link for $20.00 (non-refundable). These documents may be downloaded by selecting this project and by entering eBidDocTM Number 5255965 on the “Search Projects” page. For assistance and free membership registration, contact QuestCDN at (952) 233-1632 or info@questcdn.com.
Each bid must be accompanied by a certified check, cashier’s check, cash deposit, or bid bond, made payable to the Township of Silver Creek, in the amount of five percent (5%) of the bid.
The Town Board reserves the right to reject any and all bids and to waive irregularities and informalities therein and further reserves the right to award the contract in the best interests of Township.
Shane M. Nelson, Township
Engineer
Nancy Betzler, Township Clerk
(42-43c)

REQUEST FOR QUOTES
SNOWPLOWING
Independent School District 881, Maple Lake, is requesting quotes for snowplowing of District 881 parking lots. The quote is for a 3 (three) year period beginning with the 2017-2018 winter season.
Specifications may be obtained from Maureen Donohue, Human Resource Manager, 200 Highway 55 East, Maple Lake, MN 55358. All questions pertaining to the above quotes shall be directed to Brad Neutz, District Custodian: neutzb@maplelake.k12.mn.us
Quotes to be clearly marked “QUOTES, SNOWPLOWING” and addressed to:
Superintendent of
Schools
Mark Redemske
200 Highway 55 E
Maple Lake, MN 55358
Quotes are due Tuesday, August 8, 2017, at noon (12:00 P.M). No decision will be made at this time. The quotes will be evaluated and acted upon at the August 14, 2017 Regular Board meeting. The successful quote sender will be notified on August 15, 2017.
All quotes received after the due date and time will be returned to the sender unopened.
The School Board reserves the right to accept or reject any or all quotes and to waive informalities herein.
Shelley McAlpine, Clerk
Independent School District 881
(43-44c)

REGULAR SCHOOL BOARD MEETING
MONDAY, JULY 10, 2017
INDEPENDENT SCHOOL
DISTRICT #881
MAPLE LAKE, MN
MINUTES
Members Present: Joe Paumen, Shelly Liljequist, Shelley McAlpine (7:06 arrived, 8:20 departed), Joe Mavencamp, Bill Neumann, Chris Paumen and Richard Thomas
Others Present: Mark Redemske, David Hansen, Andy Sawatzke, Kristi Anderson, Tanya Malwitz, Eric Meyer and Katie Freidman.
1. Call meeting to order 7:00 p.m.
2. Pledge of Allegiance
3. “District #881 is proud of”
A. Maple Lake High School baseball team players and coaches for placing 3rd in the MSHSL State Tournament and earning Academic All-State Silver Team Award honors
B. Spring Sports Awards
Softball: 1st Team All Conf: Mollie Scheiber, Linsey Rachel, Amber Klug, Calli Maki
2nd Team All Conf: Morgan Scheiber, Maddi Maas, Olivia Paumen, Katie Goelz, Ellie Haney
Silver Slugger: Lindsey Rachel
Golden Glove: Amber Klug and Morgan Scheiber
Most Improved: Ellie Haney
Academic All Conf: Morgan Scanlon, Linsey Rachel, Maddi Maas, Mollie Scheiber, Olivia Paumen, Ellie Haney, Megan Carlson, Morgan Scheiber, Katie Goelz, Calli Maki, Lucy Greenhagen
All Section Team: Calli Maki, Linsey Rachel, Mollie Scheiber
MSHSL All-Tourn: Calli Maki, Linsey Rachel, Mollie Scheiber
MSHSSCA All-Star Series: Morgan Scheiber
Baseball: 1st Team All Conf: Hunter Malachek, Grant Mergen, Ben Goelz, Ben Clapp
2nd Team All Conf: Cole Trager, Ben Reilley, Mitch Hoistad, Dawson McAlpine
Silver Slugger Award: Hunter Malachek
Golden Glove: Cole Trager
Most Improved Player: Ben Goelz
Academic All Conf: Alex Marquette, Jeffrey Henrikson, Hunter Malachek, Mitch Hoistad, Ben Reilley
MSHSL All-Tourn: Hunter Malachek, Ben Reilley
Academic All-State: Hunter Malachek, Alex Marquette
All Section Team: Hunter Malachek, Grant Mergen, Ben Reilley, Ben Goelz
MSHSBCA All-Star Series: Hunter Malachek
MSHSBCA All-State Team: Hunter Malachek
Girls Track: MVP Field: Catie Fobbe
MVP Running: Mary Miller
Hardest Worker: Ava Mergen
Most Improved: Gracie Elsenpeter
State Qualifiers: Catie Fobbe - discus throw, Maggie Larson - triple jump (7th place), Brynn Paumen - high jump (4th place)
Boys Track: MVP Field: Jason Webb
MVP Running: Aaron Reese
Hardest Worker: Aaron Reese
Most Improved: Mike Miller
State Qualifier: Aaron Reese - 110 meter hurdles (8th place), Tyler Cranston - pole vault
Boys Golf: Player of Year: Devon Lyons
Hardest Worker: Jackson Gallagher
Most Improved: Ben Weese
All Conference: Devon Lyons, Joe Stokman
Academic All-Conf: Joe Stokman
Girls Golf: Academic All Conf: Andrea Peterson, Ashlee Martie
4. Recognition of visitors- Michael Hoheisel and Matt Rantapaa
5. M/S Mavencamp/C. Paumen - Approve the Agenda for the regular school board meeting held on Monday, July 10, 2017 with addition of items P & Q to the agenda under new business approval of a superintendent’s contract after the consent agenda. Motion carries 6-0.
6. M/S Thomas/Liljequist - Approve the Consent Agenda for the regular school board meeting held on Monday, July 10, 2017 with the addition of item I to the consent agenda. Motion carries 6-0.
M/S J. Paumen/McAlpine - Motion to approve a three-year, full-time superintendent contract with Mark Redemske at 80% of his scheduled salary and benefit package, beginning immediately. Motion carries 7-0.
7. Open Forum-none
8. Unfinished Business
A. M/S McAlpine/C. Paumen - Motion to approve policies: 303,405, 414, 425, 509, 513, 515 and form, 524, 525, 701, 805 and 806. Motion carries 7-0.
B. M/S Mavencamp/Neumann - Motion to approve changes to the 2017-2018 High School Student Handbook. Changes to the handbook include withdrawing from a course after ten days of class, wearing coats, backpacks, purses and blankets will not be allowed in classrooms during the school day, modifications were made to perfect attendance and a section on plagiarism was added. Motion carries 7-0.
C. M/S J. Paumen/McAlpine - Motion to approve the 2017-2018 activity fees with a $10.00 increase per activity, family max goes from $450 to $500 and the family pass will increase to $225. Motion carries 7-0.
D. M/S Liljequist/Thomas - Motion to approve the 2017-2018 Activities Handbook with changes to the fees. Motion carries 7-0.
E. M/S C. Paumen/Thomas - Motion to approve fall 2017 coaching assignments. Motion carries 7-0.
F. M/S McAlpine/J. Paumen - Motion to approve a request by Ginger O’Loughlin to dedicate $3,000 to Senior Connections. Motion carries 7-0.
G. M/S Mavencamp/Neumann - Motion to renew our food service contract with A’viands for the 2017-2018 school year, with a 2.4% increase in the administrative fee. Motion carries 7-0.
9. New Business
A. M/S McAlpine/Mavencamp - Motion to delegate to Kristi Anderson, Financial Manager, Maureen Donohue, Human Resources Manager, and Mark Redemske, Superintendent, the authority to make fund transfers for investment of excess money during the 2018 fiscal year. MS 118A.04, 05 & 06. Motion carries 7-0.
B. M/S McAlpine/Thomas - Motion to authorize Kristi Anderson, Finance Manager, and Mark Redemske, Superintendent, the authority to sign documents on behalf of Independent School District #881 during the 2018 fiscal year. Motion carries 7-0.
C. M/S Thomas/Liljequist -Motion to delegate to Kristi Anderson, Financial Manager, Maureen Donohue, Human Resources Manager, and Mark Redemske, Superintendent, authority to sign checks from the Petty Cash Fund and the Activity Fund on behalf of Independent School District #881 during the 2018 fiscal year. Motion Ccrries 7-0.
D. M/S McAlpine/Neumann - Motion to delegate to David Hansen, Principal, Kristi Anderson, Financial Manager, and Mark Redemske, Superintendent, authority to make transactions through the Savings Account for the Scholarship Fund on behalf of Independent School District #881 during the 2018 fiscal year. Motion carries 7-0.
E. M/S C. Paumen/McAlpine - Motion to delegate to Kristi Anderson, Financial Manager, Maureen Donohue, Human Resources Manager, and Mark Redemske, Superintendent, admission to and control of the contents of Safe Deposit Box #329 on behalf of Independent School District #881 during the 2018 fiscal year. Motion carries 7-0.
F. M/S C. Paumen/Liljequist - Motion to delegate to Randy Benoit, Technology Coordinator, Melissa Jensen, Technology Assistant, Kristi Anderson, Financial Manager, Maureen Donohue, Human Resources Manager, and Mark Redemske, Superintendent, admission to and control of the contents of Safe Deposit Box #6954 on behalf of Independent School District #881 during the 2018 fiscal year. Motion carries 7-0.
G. M/S Mavencamp/Thomas - Motion to delegate Maureen Donohue, Human Resources Manager, and Mark Redemske, Superintendent, the authority to sign employee/employment documents on behalf of Independent School District #881 during the 2018 fiscal year. Motion carries 7-0.
H. M/S McAlpine/J. Paumen - Motion to set our Truth in Taxation Hearing for 8:00 p.m. on December 11, 2017. Motion carries 7-0.
I. First reading of the following policies: 534 (replaces 598), 602, 603, 604, 612.1, 613, 614, 615, 616, 618 and 619
J. M/S Liljequist/McAlpine - Motion to approve the annual review of policies 410, 413 and form, 415, 506, 514, 522, 524 and Appendix A. Motion carries 7-0.
K. M/S McAlpine/Mavencamp - Motion to approve the 10 year Long-Term Facility Maintenance Plan and Policy 807 – Health and Safety. Motion carries 7-0.
L. M/S Mavencamp/C Paumen - Motion to approve dissolution of our girls hockey agreement with Buffalo High School. Motion carries 7-0.
M. M/S Thomas/Neumann - Motion to approve a cooperative agreement with Buffalo High School, Annandale High School and West Lutheran High School to begin in the 2017-18 season. Motion carries 7-0.
N. M/S J. Paumen/Mavencamp - Motion to approve edits to our cooperative agreements with Buffalo High School in boys swimming & diving, girls swimming & diving and girls lacrosse, with any expenses billed to the district by Buffalo to be reimbursed to MLHS by the students participating in the sport, less the activity fees paid to MLHS.Motion carries 7-0.
O. Discussion on putting a referendum before our voters on November 7, 2017 included referendum/capital project bonding ideas presented by Michael Hoheisel and Matt Rantapaa from Baird. The board will host a working session to discuss how they would like to proceed.
P. M/S McAlpine/Liljequist - Motion to approve designation of Mark Redemske, Superintendent, as the Identified Official with Authority to authorize user access to MDE secure websites for Maple Lake Public School. Motion carries 7-0.
Q. M/S McAlpine/Liljequist - Motion to approve renewing ISD #881’s membership with the Minnesota School Boards Association for the 2017-18 school year at a cost of $4,674. Motion carries 7-0.
10. Representative Reports
A. Meeker and Wright Special Education Cooperative: Thomas reported MAWSECO has several positions to fill.
B. Schools for Equity in Education: Redemske reported the legislative session was reviewed. PSEO and concurrent class grades should be weighted equally, Last in First Out must be a negotiated item and Q Comp funding can be used for concurrent class teacher training.
C. Wright Technical Center- McAlpine reported on the status of the search for a new director. MSBA is leading the search, with the hope of starting the new director at the end of August.
D. Elementary School: Sawatzke reported one of the two special education positions and the music teaching position have been filled.
E. High School: Hansen reported applications are being accepted for the social studies position through Thursday. The board approved his request to move Prom from the 3rd weekend in April to the 4th weekend in April.
11. Committee Reports
A. Licensed Staff Committee: Redemske reported the collective bargaining process has started with the teacher’s. Language items have been discussed so far. The next meeting is set for Tuesday July 11.
12. Set Meeting Dates Referendum Working Session- July 24, 2017 at 7:00 p.m.
13. Other Business
A. Thank-You Notes
B. Upcoming Meetings:
1. MAWSECO Board Meeting at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, July 25, 2017 in Howard Lake 2. Wright Tech Center Board Meeting at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 1, 2017 in Buffalo
3. School Board Retreat at 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 9, 2017 in the Board Room
4. Regular School Board Meeting in August at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, August 14, 2017 in the Board Room
5. DLT Meeting at 9:45 a.m. on Wednesday, August 30, 2017 in the Board Room
C. Miscellaneous Information: 1. Chamber of Commerce Meeting at 12:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 2, 2017
2. MSBA Summer Seminar starts at 8:45 a.m. on Monday, August 7, 2017 in Brooklyn Park
14. M/S Liljequist/Thomas - Motion to adjourn at 8:28 p.m. Motion carries 6-0.
Respectfully submitted,
Kristi Anderson
Shelley McAlpine

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