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Thursday, March 28, 2013 LeAals Government Legal Notice PUBLIC NOTICE IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING ASSESSMENT AND CLASSIFICATION OF PROPERTY This may affect your 2014 property tax payments, Notice is hereby given, that the Board of Appeal and Equaliza- tion for the City of Eden Valley in Meeker County, Minnesota, shall meet on Wednesday, the 10th day of April, 2013, at 7:30 o-clock p.m., at the Eden Valley Civic Center, 171 Cossairt Avenue West, in said City of Eden Valley. The purpose of this meeting is to determine whether taxable property in the jurisdiction has been properly valued and classi- fied by the assessor, and to deter- mine whether corrections need to be made. If you believe the value or clas- sification of your property is incor- rect, please contact your assessor's office to discuss your concerns. If you are still not satisfied with the valuation or classification after discussing it with your assessor, you may appear before the local board of appeal and equaliza- tion. The board shall review the valuation, classification, or both if necessary, and shall correct it as needed. Generally, an appearance before your local board of appeal and equalization is required by law before an appeal can be taken to the county board of appeal and equalization. Given under my hand this 22nd day of March, 2013. MonaHaag Clerk of City of Eden Valley Published in the Tri-County News Thursdays, March 28 and April 4, 2013. 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. IIIIII Page 13 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 PUBLIC NOTICE IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING ASSESSMENT AND CLASSIFICATION OF PROPERTY This may affect your 2014 property tax payments. Notice is hereby given, that the Board of Appeal and Equaliza- tion for the City of Eden Valley in Stearns County, Minnesota, shall meet on Wednesday, the 10th day of April, 2013, at 7:00 o-clock p.m., at the Eden Valley Civic Center, 171 Cossairt Avenue West, in said City of Eden Valley. Legal Notice REGULAR MEETING UNOFFICIAL MINUTES BOARD OF EDUCATION MARCH 20, 2013 IND. SCHOOL DISTRICT 739 KIMBALL, MN The board meeting was called to order by .chair Schreiner at 6:00 p.m. with all members pres- ent. The Pledge of Allegiance was said by all in attendance. Motion by Zipoy, seconded by Gagnon to approve the agenda as presented. MC Janessa Dahle and Kaylee Petty, representatives of the senior class, addressed the board requesting the senior class be excused from attendance on the last three days of school in May. In lieu of miss- ing these three days, the senior class will do grounds clean-up (weather permitting) on April 16, a day when all 7th - llth-grade stu- dents will be taking part in testing. It is agreed, and understood, that attendance, grades, and behav- ior all need to remain in good standing for the remainder of the year, or this agreement could be reversed. Motion by Zipoy, sec- onded by Schreiner to approve the request. MC Celebrations and successes of students and staff included the band solo and ensemble contest was held on the 19th; no results were available. Mr. Houseman asked to recognize Jennifer Schief- elbein as an outstanding volunteer at the elementary school. Mr. Houseman reported on Kindergarten Roundup sched- uled for March 25. He is expect- ing 55-58 students with their par- ents. Security cameras have been installed at the elementary. Train- ing on the new system is planned for March 21st. Testing kicks off in April with reading and math test- ing for 5th grade. The food drive that had been held during the month of March ends this week. The schedule for Title I staff has been adjusted slightly to allow staff to meet with the classroom teachers each Monday. Mr. Widvey reported on testing in April. All registration for 2013-14 The purpose of this meeting is to determine whether taxable property in the jurisdiction has been properly valued and classi- fied by the assessor, and to deter- mine whether corrections need to be made. If you believe the value or clas- sification of your property is incor- rect, please contact your assessor's office to discuss your concerns. If you are still not satisfied with the valuation or classification after discussing it with your assessor, you may appear before the local board of appeal and equalization. The board shall review the val- has been completed; he and Mr. Klein will begin putting together the master schedule soon. There are expected to be 61 sev- enth graders coming over from the elementary and another six to ten from parochial schools in the area, for a 7th-grade class total of about 70 students next fall, The annual 6th-grade orientation will be held on May 8th. As stated earlier, April 16th is the day seniors will come in late-morning for grounds clean-up. The band leaves for their Chicago trip on March 21st. Mr. Tritabaugh reported on upcoming meetings - 3/27 - Stea- rns County Family Services Col- laborative, 4/6 - Business Expo, 4/8 - Budget Committee meet- ing, 4/17 - Benton-Stearns Edu- cation District, also the next reg- ular school board meeting, 4/19 - SEE. He also indicated that he had received a Notice of Desire to negotiate from Education Min- nesota - Kimball. As determined at the last meeting, a denial letter was sent to the family requesting transportation from Eden Valley. Tax Capacity Rates were shared with the board. It was noted that of the 14 districts located in Stearns County, only three of those dis- tricts have rates lower than Kim- bali's 21.1072 percent. Because school was cancelled/ closed on January 1 lth, March 5th, and March 18th, one day will need to be made up for the teachers to fulfill their contract days. Mr. Tritabaugh recommended that Friday, May 31st become a full day of in-service for staff, and Monday, June 3rd would be one-half-day for check-out for staff. Mr. Tritabaugh received an e-mail from Kris O'Brien regard- ing several up-coming softball tournaments and requests for the use of the outdoor facilities. All in attendance agreed that for the Sports Boosters, a trained super- visor would be required at the beginning of each day of the tour- nament for 1-2 hours, and again at the end of the day for another 1-2 hours. Other groups which are not non-profit would fall under the fee structure spelled out in the policy. uation, classification, or both if necessary, and shall correct it as needed. Generally, an appearance before your local board of appeal and equalization is required by law before an appeal can be taken to the county board of appeal and equalization. Given under my hand this 22nd day of March, 2013. Mona Haag Clerk of City of Eden Valley Published in the Tri-County News Thursdays, March 28 and April 4, 2013. There would be costs for dragging and preparing fields as well. Committee reports included Benton-Stearns Education Dis- trict - Schreiner, Activities Com- mittee - Zipoy, Community Edu- cation Advisory - Zipoy Communications included a thank you from the Grace Ber- nardy family, the Wayne Honer family, and the Janet Eckman family. Motion by Zipoy, seconded by Gagnon to approve payment of the listed bills in the amount of $858,192.16, of which $699,121.25 is the high school bond payment. MC Motion by Gagnon, seconded by Stein to approve the consent agenda. MC The Consent Agenda included: a. Approve minutes of Febru- ary 27, 2013 Board Meeting b. Accept donation of $400 from Cenex, Litchfield, for FFA c. Approve reinvestment of $150,000 CD at Private Bank & Trust Col, Chicago, at .35 percent, for one year, maturing 3/13/14 The treasurer's report was reviewed and discussed. Motion by Zipoy, seconded by Stein, to accept resignation for the purpose of retirement received from Carl W. Liedman, high school math teacher, at the end of the 2012-13 school year, with thanks and gratitude for a job well done, and sorry to see him go. MC Motion by Gagnon, seconded by Stein to approve Megan Libbes- meier, additional assistant softball coach for the 2013 season at step 1 of Schedule C for coaches' salaries. MC Motion by Gagnon, seconded by Hilsgen to approve the proposed calendar for the 2013-2014 school year. MC Motion by Gagnon, seconded by Stein to approve the proposed Inte- gration Grant Application for FY14. MC M9tion by Stenger, seconded by Gagnon to adjourn at 7:33 p.m. Tim Zipoy, Clerk Published in the Tri-County News Thursday, March 28, 2013. Legal Notice FAIRHAVEN TOWNSHIP ZONING BOARD PUBLIC HEARING SPECIAL PUBLIC HEARING Monday, April 1, 2013, at 7:45 p.m. Leslie Rose has requested a Special Public Hearing for an Interim Use Permit for the Rose Gravel Pit. Located at 4561 182nd Street, South Haven MN 55382; in Section 09 TWP 122 North Range 28 W. Parcel # 09.05628.000. The Applicant operating the Gravel Pit is Knife River Corp - North Central, and their address is 4787 ShadowWood Drive NE, Sank Rapids MN 56379. Knife River is requesting the temporary place- ment and operation of an asphalt plant, mining/processing opera- tions, stockpiling of material and truck hauling for local townships, county and state projects. Submitted: Ruth Johnson Fairhaven Township Zoning Administrator Published in the Tri-County News Thursdays, March 21 and 28, 2013. Legal Notice NOTICE OF GRAVEL BIDS KINGSTON TOWNSHIP Kingston Township is ask- ing for sealed bids on screening, loading, hauling and spreading of class 5 gravel, on roads in Kings- ton Township. All bids must be in the form of cubic yards. Include in your bid the cost of class 5 for road work assistance, wash out, frost boils, emergency calls and you must work with our township board and grader operator. We will ask for random tests on gravel loads being hauled. A certificate of insurance and general liability must accompany bids. The town- IIII II Legal Notice IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING ASSESSMENT AND CLASSIFICATION OF PROPERTY IN KINGSTON TOWNSHIP This may affect your 2014 property taxes Notice is hereby given that the Board of Appeal and Equalization for Kingston Township shall meet onApril2,2013, from 1:00-1:30 p.m. at the Kingston Community Cen- ter. The purpose of this meet- ing is to determine whether table property in the jurisdiction has been properly valued and classi- fied by the assessor, and to deter- mine whether corrections need to be made. If you believe the value of clas- sification of your property is incor- ship board will not accept any bids that include a surcharge for fuel. Work is to be completed by July 1. Any gravel delivered after this date will be reduced by $100.00 per day until fulfillment of contract has been met. The board reserves the right to reject any or all of the bids. Any further questions, contact township clerk (320) 398-8400. Send bids to Kingston Towship 35359 - 732 Avenue Kimball, MN 55353 by April 1, 2013. Gall Schiefelbein/clerk Kingston Township Published in the Tri-County News Thursdays, March 21 and 28, 2013. I I" III rect, please contact your assessor's office to discuss your concerns. If you are still not satisfied with the valuation or classification after discussing it with your assessor, you may appear before the local board of appeal and equalization. The board shall review the val- uation, classification, or both if necessary, and shall correct it as needed. Generally, an appearance before your local board of appeal and equalization is required by law before an appeal can be taken to the county board of appeal and equalization. Submitted by: Gall Schiefelbein / clerk Kingston Township Published in the Tri-County News Thursdays, March 21 and 28, 2013. Legals also are available on-line at www. tricountynews.MN Basement and Crawl Space .... 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