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Thursday, March 21, 2013 Tri-q News * www.tricountynews.mn Township election results By lean Doran Matua, Editor was elected supervisor with March 12 was township elec- 19 votes; Rosella Nistler was re- tion day across Minnesota. Here elected treasurer with21votes. are results of local elections. Luxemburg: Rick Utecht re- (Kingston Township elections are elected supervisor, with 19 votes; in November.) Jeff Theis was elected treasurer Eden Lake: Jonathan with 14 votes, and there were two Schaumann re-elected supervisor, write-in votes for Dave Stang. with 20 votes and i write-in; Nich- Maine Prairie: Ronald Kuechle olas Thielen was re-elected tree- was re-elected supervisor, with surer with 21 votes. 39 votes, and one write-in vote. Fair Haven: LeRoy Rose re- Manannah: Steve Kraushaar elected supervisor, and Steve Wills was re-elected supervisor with re-elected treasurer, with 27 votes 9 votes; Janine Shepersky was re- each. elected treasurer, also wtih nine Forest Prairie: Richard Streit votes. Legal Notice NOTICE FOR DUST CONTROL Kingston Township is inter- ested in acquiring quotes for applying dust control of desig- nated Kingston Township roads. All interested parties must have quotes in by April 1 to Kings- ton Township 35359 - 732 Avenue Kimball MN 55353, or call for more information (320) 398-8400. Gall Schiefelbein/clerk Kingston Township Published in the Tri-County News Thursdays, March 21 and 28, 2013. Valley Daze changes this year It's official: there's no parade planning a few new things as well. this year during Valley Daze Street construction in June will (because of construction along be north of Meeker-Stearns Street, main street). Contrary to rumors, but that road must be kept open for there WILL be a Valley Daze t-his through traffic and for emergen- year. cies. It cannot be used as a parade The Valley Daze Committee route, which is why the parade is is busy putting together a great cancelled for this year only. Con- schedule for this year, June 20-23. struction should not affect any- Several favorite activities will be thing else for Valley Daze. repeated this year (the Thursday Watch here for updates as night kick-offin the park, craftfair, events are scheduled. car & tractor show), and they're Legal Notice NOTICE FOR MOWING Kingston Township is inter- ested in acquiring quotes for mowing the Cares Cemetery and Kingston Finnish Cemetery for 2013. All interested parties must have quotes in by April 1 to Kings- ton Township 35359 - 732 Avenue Kimball MN 55353, or call for more information (320) 398-8400. Gall Schiefelbein/clerk Kingston Township Published in the Tri-County News Thursdays, March 21 and 28, 2013. Legal Notice i SCHOOL BOARD PROGEEDINGS EDEN VALLEY-WATKINS PUBLIC SCHOOL #463 WWW.EVW.K12.MN.US FEBRUARY 27, 2013 The Board of Education met in regular session on February 27, 2013, at 6:33 p.m. with Sarah Kue- chle, Julie Meyer, JoAnn Radem- acher, Bob Stenger, and Superin- tendent Mark Messman present. Cathy Wuertz, Bruce Kiehn, and Rob Pederson were also present. Members absent: Bob Flaschen- riem, Shelley Kern, and Jeremy Willner. The meeting was called to order by Chairperson Sarah Kuechle. Bob Flaschenriem arrived at 6:35. The meeting was opened with the Pledge of Allegiance. The agenda was approved on a motion by Bob Stenger and seconded by JoAnn Rademacher. Motion carried unani- mously. The consent agenda was approved on a motion by Bob Stenger and seconded by Julie Meyer. Motion car- ried unanimously. Items included in the consent agenda: -Approved the minutes of the February 13, 2013, Regular School Board Meeting -Approved the Memorandum of Agreement with Minnesota State Community and Technical College for PSEO courses -Notice of following Board Committee Meeting(s) (Board Room unless noted) Construction @KA Trailer on Wednesdays at 10:00 a.m. The February 27, 2013, bills, checks #55756 through #55849, electronic tax payments and P-card purchases, totaling $549,884.83 were presented and approved on a motion by Julie Meyer and seconded by Bob Flaschenriem.Motion carried unanimously. GENERAL FUND $214,098.47 FOOD SERVICE 474.60 COMM. EDUCATION 10,468.18 BLDG CONSTR. 324,843.58 $ 549,884.83 A complete list of the bills is available in the District Office. The following items of business were transacted: 1. Building and construction updates and time frames informa- tion were presented to the Board by Superintendent Mark Mess- man. 2. The Board continued to dis- cuss the electronic board book and viewed a webinar on conduct- ing board meetings utilizing the electronic board book. 3. The revised 2012-13 budget was presented and approved on a motion by Bob Flaschenriem and seconded by Julie Meyer. Motion carried unanimously ber Bob Stenger and upon vote being taken thereon, the follow- ing voted in favor thereof: JoAnn Rademacher, Bob Stenger, Julie Meyer, Bob Flaschenriem and Sarah Kuechle; and the following voted against the same: None; and the following were absent: Jeremy Willner and Shelley Kern where- upon said resolution was declared duly passed and adopted. 8. The following b,Jard commit- tee reports were g/vex: Sunshine Committee by Julie Meyer. 9. Elementary Principal Rob Pederson reported on elementary progress, programming and ini- tiatives. 10. Secon- Total General Fund Food Service Community Service Debt Service Building Construction Trust Fund 2012-2013 Revised Revenues $8,294,575 $529,512 $280,791 $1,528,628 $1,600 $12,000 2012-2013 Revised Expenditures $8,301,245 $ 580,173 $290,837 $1,512,934 6,743,116 $11,850 Total All Funds $10,647,106 $17,440,155 dary Prin- cipal Bruce Kiehn repor- ted on sec- ondary prog- ress, pro- gramming and initia- tives. 11. Super- intendent Messman reported on the follow- 4. Technology Coordinator, ing issues: strategic planning, ALP Denise DeJuliannie presented the (Odesseyware), crisis manage- District Technology Plan which ment, P/T evaluations and legisla- the Board approved on a motion rive updates. by Bob Flaschenriem and sec- 12. Other business: Julie Meyer onded by JoAnn Rademacher. brought up social media possibil- Motion carried unanimously, ities (Facebook, Twitter, etc.) for 5. Discussion was continued additional school dis .rict commu- on school school board develop- nication and promot:on of events. ment opportunities including No action taken.. MSBA school board self-evalua- 13. Items for ne:t meeting's tion. The Board approved to move agenda: forward and pursue participation City contract for fie "Warrant" in the Board self-evaluation pro- concert on August 10pending) cess through MSBA on a motion Building update by Bob Stenger and seconded by Fund balance nd budget JoAnn Rademacher. Motion car- assumptions2013-14 ried unanimously. Enrollment proje:tions, class 6. Chairperson Sarah Kue- size, andFTEcompa son2013-14 chle presented school board goals The meeting wa~ adjourned which were reviewed and dis- at 8:47 p.m. on a maion by Julie cussed Meyer and seconded by Bob 7. Member Sarah Kuechleintro- Flaschenriem. Motion carried duced the Resolution Directing unanimously. The Administration To Make Rec- loAnn Rademacher ommendations For Reductions In CLERK Programs Aatl Positions And Rea- Published in the Tri-County sons and moved its adoption. The News Thursday, March 21, 2013. motion was seconded by Mem- Legal Notice ing of the Board will be April 9, MEETING CANCELLATION 2013, 7:00 p.m., at the Maine Prai- MAINE PRAIRIE TOWNSHIP rie Township Hall, 7551 Dellwood The Maine Prairie Town- Road, Kimball, MN ship Board Work Session meeting Alice Robinson scheduled for March 26, 2013, has Clerk/Treasurer been cancelled. The next meet- Published in the Tri-County News Thursday, March 21, 2013. Legal Notice Gravel Pit is Knife River Corp - FAIRHAVEN TOWNSHIP North Central, and their address is ZONING BOARD 4787 Shadow Wood Drive NE, Sauk PUBLIC HEARING Rapids MN 56379. Knife. River is SPECIAL PUBLIC HEARING requesting the temporary place- Monday, April 1, 2013, ment and operation of an asphalt at 7:45 p.m. plant, mining/processing opera- Leslie Rose has requested a tions, stockpiling of material and Special Public Hearing for an truck hauling for local townships, Interim Use Permit for the Rose county andstateprojects. Gravel Pit. Located at 4561 182nd Submitted: Ruth Johnson Street, South Haven MN 55382; in Fairhaven Township Section 09 TWP 122 North Range Zoning Administrator 28 W. Parcel # 09.05628.000. Published in the Tri-County The Applicant Operating the News Thursdays, March 21 and 28, 2013. Legal Notice shipboardwill not accept anybids NOTICE OF GRAVEL BIDS that include a surcharge for fuel. KINGSTON TOWNSHIP Work is to be completed by July 1. Kingston Township is ask- Any gravel delivered after this date ing for sealed bids on screening, will be reduced by $100.00 per day loading, hauling and spreading of until fulfillment of Contract has class 5 gravel, on roads in Kings- been met. The board reserves the ton Township. All bids must be in right to reject any or all of the bids. the form" of cubic yards. Include Any further questions, contact in your bid the cost of class 5 for township clerk (320) 398-8400. road work assistance, wash out, Send bids to Kingston Towship frost boils, emergency calls and 35359 - 732 Avenue Kimball, MN you must work with our township 55353 byApril 1, 2013. board and grader operator. We GailSchiefelbein/clerk will ask for random tests on gravel Kingston Township loads being hauled. A certificate Published in the Tri-County of insurance and general liability News Thursdays, March 21 and 28, must accompany bids. The town- 2013. Legal Notice office to discuss your concerns. If IMPORTANT INFORMATION you are still not satisfied with the REGARDING ASSESSMENT valuation or classification after AND CLASSIFICATION discussing it with your assessor, OF PROPERTY you may appear before the local This may affect your 2014 board of appeal and equalization. property taxes The board shall review the val- Notice is hereby given that the uation, classification, or both of Board of Appeal and Equalization necessary, and shall correct it as for City of Kimball shall meet on needed. Generally, an appearance April 2, 2013, 6:00 p.m.-6:30 p.m. before your local board of appeal at Kimball City Hall. The purpose and equalization is required by of this meeting is to determine law before an appeal can be taken whether taxable property in the to the county board of appeal and jurisdiction has been properlyval- equalization. ued and classified by the assessor, Nicole Pilarski, and to determine whether correc- Clerk/Treasurer tions need to be made. 1 Main St. N, If you believe the value or clas- Kimball MN 55353 sificationofyourpropertyisincor- Published in the Tri-County rect, please contact your assessor's News Thursday, March 21, 2013. Legal Notice rect, please contact your assessor's IMPORTANT INFORMATION office to discuss your concerns. If REGARDING ASSESSMENT you are still not satisfied with the AND CLASSIFICATION valuation or classification after OF PROPERTY discussing it with your assessor, IN KINGSTON TOWNSHIP you may appear before the local This may affect your 2014 board of appeal and equalization. property taxes The board shall review the val- Notice is hereby given that the uation, classification, or both if Board of Appeal and Equalization necessary, and shall correct it as for Kingston Township shall meet needed. Generally, an appearance onApril2,2013,froml:00-1:30p.m, before your local board of appeal at the Kingston Community Cen- and equalization is required by ter. The purpose of this meet- lawbefore an appeal can be taken ing is to determine whether table to the county board of appeal and property in the jurisdiction has equalization. been properly valued and classi- Submitted by: fied by the assessor, and to deter-Gail Schiefelbein / clerk mine whether corrections need to Kingston Township be made. Published in the Tri-County If you believe the value of clas- News Thursdays, March 21 and 28, sification of your property is incor- 2013. Legals on-line www.tricountynews.