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.... www.tricountynews.mn Legal Notice CITY OF WATKINS NOTICE OF FILING FOR CITY ELECTION NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN: That a General Election in the City of Watkins, County of Meeker, State of Minnesota, will be held Tuesday, the 8th day of November, 2016, between 7:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. The first day for filing affida- vits of candidacy will be Tuesday, the 2nd day of August, 2016, and the last day for filing affidavits of candidacy for said election will be Tuesday, the 16th day of August, 2016. Closing time for filing on the last day is 5:00 p.m. Filing fee is $2. Offices to be filled include one (1) Mayor for a term of 2 years and two (2) City Councilors for a term of 4 years. Dated this 5th day of July, 2016. DEBRA KRAMER, CLERK CITY OF WATKINS Published in the Tri-County News Thursdays, July 14, 21, 28, Aug. 4 and 11, 2016. Legal Notice KIMBALL NOTICE OF FILINGS Pursuant under the provisions of Minn. Star.§§205.13, subd. 2 notice is hereby given that Filings for the office of: One (1) Mayor and Two (2) councilpersons For the term of four (4) years will open Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2016 and close Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2016, at 5 p.m. Filings must be made with the City Clerk within the period allowed Published in the Tri-County News Thursdays, July 14, 21, 28, Aug. 4, and 11, 2016. Legal Notice KIMBALL NOTICE OF SPECIAL ELECTION FILING Pursuant under the provisions of Minn. Star.§§205.13, subd. 2 notice is hereby given that Filings for the office of: One (1) councilperson For the term of two (2) years will open Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2016 and close Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2016, at 5 p.m. Filings must be made with the City Clerk within the period allowed Published in the Tri-County News Thursdays, July 14, 21, 28, Aug. 4, and 11, 2016. Legal Notice MAINE PRAIRIE TOWNSHIP NOTICE OF MEETING CHANGE The monthly meeting of the Maine Prairie Township Board has been changed to Tuesday, August 2nd, 2016, due to the State Primary Election scheduled for August 9. Meetings are held at the Maine Prairie Township Hall, 7551 Dellwood Road, Kimball, MN, at 7:00 p.m. All meetings are open to the public. Lori Hunt, Clerk Published in the Tri-County News July 21 and 28, 2016. Legal Notice NOTICE OF PUBLIC ACCURACY TEST MAINE PRAIRIE TOWNSHIP Notice is hereby given that test- ing of the Automark and Tabulator Election machines will take place at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, August 2nd at the Maine Prairie Township Hall, 7551 Dellwood Road, Kimball, MN. This testing is open to the public. Loft Hunt, Clerk Maine Prairie Township Published in the Tri-County News Thursday, July 28, 2016. Legal Notice KINGSTON TOWNSHIP OVERLAY BIDS The Kingston Township board is taking bids for an overlay of 742nd Avenue, from 318th St. going north to end of road. Road is approximately 5712 feet long with cul-de-sac on end plus a 65' x 30' stub road. Bid should include: 1. Sweeping and cleaning of road. 2. In-place reclaiming of exist- ing blacktop and any underlying aggregate base material. 3. Application of bituminous tack oil. 4. Application of 2" (com- pacted thickness) bituminous PAGE 1 July 28, 2016 wear course (MN DOT 2360 type SPWEA240B). 5. Furnish and install 1' (vari- able) class 1 aggregate shoul- der along edges of completed blacktop. 6. Application of temporary lane marking tape. Submit proposals to Kingston Township 35359 - 732 Avenue Kimball, MN 55353 by August 1, 2016. Any questions, contact clerk Gail Schiefelbein (320) 398-8400 between 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Gail Schiefelbein / clerk Kingston Township Published in the Tri-County News Thursdays July 21 and 28, 2016. Legals also are posted online at www. trico untynews, mn available 24/7, archived, searchable, always there for you. Legal Notice ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING BOARD OF EDUCATION JULY 20, 2016 IND. SCHOOL DISTRICT 739 KIMBALL, MN The meeting was called to order by chair Schreiner at 6:00 with all board members present. The Pledge of Allegiance was said by all. Motion by Zipoy, seconded by Meyer to approve the agenda as presented. MC Motion by Zipoy, seconded by Hooper, to approve the Consent Agenda. Motion Carried. The Consent Agenda included: • Approve minutes from the June 15, 2016 Regular meeting • Approval of Bills • Treasurer's and Quarterly Reports, prior to audit • Designate Tri-County News as the official school publication • Designate official deposi- tories: Harvest Bank of Kimball as primary, with Witt Financial, Prudential-Bach, FBS, Capital Markets Group, MSDLAF+, C.D. Securities, New West Federal, Thompson-McKinnon Securities, First American, First Bank, Norwest Bank, Twin City Federal, First National, Marquette National as other potential depositories • Purchase surety bonds - carry $1,000 on eleven (11) dis- trict employees - Superintendent/ Community Education Director, 2 Principals, Business Manager, Business Accountant, District Secretary, 2 High School Secretaries, 1 Elementary Secretary, Community Education Program Coordinator, Activities Director • Establish Meet and Confer dates - sessions to start at 3:20 p.m. on Wednesdays October 4, December 7, January 4, and March 8 • Resolution on making dis- trict deposits and investments: BE IT RESOLVED, that the Superintendent and treasurer be authorized to invest excess funds in U.S. Government Securities, banks, savings and loan asso- ciations and other institutions meeting legal requirements, said investments to be presented to the next regular board meeting for approval • Advance payment of bills res- olution: BE IT RESOLVED, that when payment of a claim cannot be deferred until the next board meeting without loss to the district of a discount privilege or includes added charge, the Superintendent is hereby authorized to pay said claim and present payment for approval at the next regular board meeting. • Electronic Funds Transfers resolution: BE IT RESOLVED, the Superintendent, Business Manager, or Business Accountant, are authorized to make electronic funds transfers as needed. • Facsimile signature resolu- tion: BE IT RESOLVED, that the facsimile signature of the Board Chairman, Clerk and Treasurer be used on district checks drawn for payment of bills or salaries approved by the board. • Name district legal counsel for the district to be Rupp, Anderson, Squire, and Waldspurger, PA • Authorized membership and related documents and dues for: i. CMERDC: BE IT RESOLVED, that Independent School District #739 subscribe to membership in CMERDC for. the 2016-2017 fis- cal year and hereby appoints the Superintendent to represent the district in all CMERDC organiza- tional matters • Resource Training & Solutions: BE IT RESOLVED, that Independent School District #739 subscribe to member- ship in Resource Training & Solutions for the 2016-2017 fis- cal year and hereby appoints the Superintendent to represent the district in all organizational matters • MSHSL: BE IT RESOLVED, that this governing board of School District #739 and Kimball, county of Stearns-Meeker, State of Minnesota, delegates the activities (referred to in Minnesota Statutes Section 123.38) to the Minnesota State High School League, and so hereby certifies to the State Commissioner of Education as provided for by Minnesota Statutes, Section 129.21 FURTHER RESOLVED, that Kimball High School is authorized by this, the governing board of said school district or school to: Renew its membership in the Minnesota State High School League, and participate in the approved inter- school activities sponsored by said League and its various subdivi- sions, and FURTHER RESOLVED, that this governing board hereby adopts the Constitution, By-laws, rules and regulations of the said League and all amendments thereto as the same are published in the lat- est edition of the League's Official Handbook, on file at the office of the school district, as the mini- mum standards governing par- ticipation in said League spon- sored activities, and that the administration and responsibil- ity for supervision of such activ- ities are assigned to the official representative • MSBA: BE IT RESOLVED, that Independent School District #739 subscribe to membership in the Minnesota School Board's Association for the 2016-2017 fis- cal year • Continue membership in Schools for Equity in Education (SEE) • Accept Agreement for Teacher Education Candidate Placements with St. Cloud State University • Approve dissolution of #67 Choir Student Activity Account • Approve transferring #101 Speech Student Activity Account to under board control • Approve Health and Safety Policy renumbered to 807 • Approve Food Services Management Policy renumbered to 740 • Approve Free and Reduced Price Food Service Policy renum- bered to 741 • Approve Lunch Account Policy renumbered to 742 Mr. Widvey reported on hav- ing given a tour to one new fam- ily. He also reported on the annual Student Activity account balances. Mr. Wagner reported on having installed 14 portable air condition- ing units at the elementary build- ing. Two were installed late in the school year and proved to be ben- eficial in making the classrooms more comfortable. As the budget allows, more will be added to other classrooms in the future. Several of the outdoor basketball hoops will be relocated to the edge of the parking lot at the Community Education Center. The remaining four will be placed along the north edge of the high school parking lot once the roof project is com- plete and the lot is cleared. The final tear-offwas completed on the high school roof today. The proj- ect should be complete by the end of next week. The track needs an additional 1-1.5 inches of asphalt to correct the slope to specifica- tions. This work will be completed on Saturday morning. This will delay the installation of the sur- face until about August 22nd. Other reports included Negotiations-Schreiner; Facilities Committee- Becker. Motion by Becker, seconded by Stein to adopt the Resolution Establishing Dates for Filing Affidavits of Candidacy. Upon roll call vote, members Hooper, Becker, Meyer, Zipoy, Stein, and Schreiner voted in favor. None voted against. Motion Carried. Motion by Becker, seconded by Meyer to establish board member compensation at $50.00 per regu- lar board meeting and other meet- ings, $80.00 for all-day meetings, and mileage allowed for out-of- district meetings. $5.00 from each regular meeting to be withheld in an account reserved for board member purchases. MC Motion by Zipoy, seconded by Becker, to establish regular meet- ing dates and times and postings for special meetings as follows: All board meetings are to start at 6:00 p.m. All meetings are scheduled for the thirdWednesday of the month, with the exception of November, when the meeting will be the second Wednesday of the month. When a meeting needs to be changed, the time/date will be determined at a regular board meeting and published in the minutes. Motion by Hooper, seconded by Becker tO establish Truth in Taxation hearing to be held in conjunction with the regu- lar December Board Meeting, on December 21, 2016, at 6:00 p.m. MC Motion by Stein, seconded by Zipoy to appoint Minnesota State High School League representa- tives for School Board, boys' activ- ities, girls' activities, music and speech/drama for 2016-2017 as member Meyer and the Activities Director. MC Updating the list of commit- tee appointments was tabled until January. Motion by Hooper, seconded by Becker, to adopt Resolution Relating to General Obligation Aid Anticipation Certificates of Indebtedness, Series 2016A; Authorizing the Issuance, Awarding the Sale and Establishing the Terms Thereof. Upon roll call vote, members Hooper, Becket, Meyer, Zipoy, Stein, and Schreiner voted in favor; none voted against. MC Following review of the updated 10-Year Long-Term Facilities Maintenance Plan and Revenue Budget, motion by Becker, sec- onded by Hooper to approve the Plan and Budget, as presented. MC Motion by Meyer, seconded by Zipoy to approve Implementation of Q-Comp for the 2016-2017 School Year. MC Motion by Zipoy, seconded by Stein to ratify the 2015-2017 Master Agreement. MC The following coaching assignments were presented for approval: Cross-Country- Holly Hansen- Head (pd by EVW), Terry Nelson - Assistant; Volleyball - Tabitha Mortenson - Head, Whitney Hunt - Assistant, Anna Anderson - 9th, Eric Primus - 8th, Barry Strand - 7th, Brianna Barrett - Volunteer; Football - Joe Brennen - Head, Jason Mortenson - Assistant, Blake Boran - JV/10th, Jesse Lesnau - 9th, TBD - 8th, TBD -7th, Tim Rahkola - volun- teer. Motion by Meyer, seconded by Becker, to approve the above coaching assignments. MC Motion by Stein, seconded by Hooper to approve request for a one-year leave of absence for Tracy Nelson, Ag-Education Instructor, for the 2016-2017 school year. MC Reminders included Board Member Candidacy Filing from August 2-16; BSED Board Meeting August 17; Next Regular Board Meeting August 17. Motion by Hooper, seconded by Meyer to adjourn at 7:00 p.m. Brian Becker, Clerk Published in the Tri-County News Thursday, July 28, 2016.