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PAGE 16 ...Au st 11, 2016 ........... 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 fling 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 NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING STEARNS COUNTY BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT Notice is hereby given, pursu- ant to Minnesota Statute, Section 394.26, that the Stearns County Board of Adjustment, in and for the County of Stearns, will con- duct a public hearing on Thursday, August 25, 2016, in Conference Room 121, Stearns County Service Center West, 3301 County Road 138, WaRe Park, MN, beginning at 6:30 p.m. Purpose of the hearing is to consider the granting or denial of variances from the Stearns County Land Use & Zoning Ordinance, Stearns County Subdivision Ordinance, Stearns County Sewage Treatment Ordinance, Stearns County Recreational Campground Ordinance, Stearns County Lodging Establishments Ordinance, Stearns County Childrens Camps Ordinance and the Stearns County Manufactured Home Parks Ordinance as follows: Public Hearings: To consider a request from Elizabeth Nystrom and Bruce Mancini, Kimball, MN from Section 10.2.11A(2)(a) of the Stearns County Land Use & Zoning Ordinance #439 to leave as con- structed a 2,064 square foot resi- dential dwelling with tuckunder garage and two decks measuring 10 feet x 28 feet (280 sq ft) and 6 feet x 20 feet (120 sq ft) 69 feet from the OHWL of an Unnamed Lake, clas- sified as a Natural Environment Lake, in the Shore Impact Zone. The applicants are also propos- ing to replace and enlarge the existing 6 foot x 20 foot deck mak- ing it 8 feet by 20 feet (160 sq ft). Said Ordinance does not allow for structures to be located in the Shore Impact Zone, which is defined as 100 feet from the OHWL from lakes classified as Natural Environment. Affected Property: 25 A NW4NW4 Less N 495', Section 35, T122N, R29W, Maine Prairie Township. Property Address: 14830 93rd Avenue, Kimball, MN. To consider a request from Loren Lynch, Kimball, MN from Sections 5.1, 7.16.2 & 9.9.9A(4) of the Stearns County Land Use & Zoning Ordinance #439 to relo- cate a property line on adjacent nonconforming tracts. Said relo- cation will result in the creation of a new nonconforming acces- sory structure to be located 6 feet from the relocated property line. Said Ordinance does not allow nonconforming lots to be reduced below the minimum requirements established in the Ordinance and accessory structures are required to be setback 10 feet from prop- erty lines. Affected Properties: Lot 8 of Hentges Lake Shore Lots & Lot 1 of First Addition to Hentges Lake Shore Lots, Section 24, T122N, R29W, Maine Prairie Township. Property Address: 7880 Carnelian Road, Kimball, MN and Lot 2 of First Addition to Hentges Lake Shore Lots, Section 24, T122N, R29W, Maine Prairie Township. PropertyAddress: 16661 Carnelian Road, Kimball, MN. All applications and related information are on file with the Environmental Services Department, Room 343, County Administration Center, 705 Courthouse Square, St. Cloud, MN, and can also be viewed approximately one week prior to the meeting at co.stearns, mn. us, by clicking on Board and Committee Meetings. Action taken on these applications will be available shortly after the meeting at the same website location. All interested persons are invited to attend said hearing or submit written testimony prior to the hearing date, either in support of or in opposition to the requests. Written testimony should be sent to the Stearns County Board of Adjustment,Stearns County EnvironmentalServices Department, Administration Center Room 343, 705 Courthouse Square, St. Cloud, MN 56303. Barrier Free Status: This meet- ing will be accessible to the hand- icapped. Attempts will be made to accommodate any other indi- vidual need for special services. Please call (320) 656-3613, or 1-800-450-0852, early so arrange- ments can be made. Published in the Tri-County News Thursday, Aug. 11, 2016. ........ ...... Legal Notice ADJUSTMENT. the City Clerk in the same manner RESOLUTION NO. 08012016D No user shall be allowed as the basic water meter. Theread- RESOLUTION TO AMEND any adjustment on account of ing of the additional meter shall CITY ORDINANCE lawn or shrub watering in thenot be subject to sewer charges. SECTION 815- CHARGES water charges billed to his or her This amendment is adopted the FOR CITY UTILITIES property. 1st day of August, 2016, and shall WHEREAS, the City Council A user may purchase an addi- be effective upon publication. met on Monday, August 1, 2016, to tional water meter from the City. CITY OF KIMBALL amend Ordinance Section 815 to The additional water meter shall is/ByTammyKonz, Mayor read as follows: be installed on the water line used is/By Nicole Pilarski, Clerk Section 815.05: LAWN AND for watering. Theadditionalwater Published in the Tri-County SHRUB WATER AND SEWER BILL meter shall be read and reported to News Thursday, Aug. 11,2016 Legal Notice 462.3593, which permit and regu- SECTION 2. ORDINANCE #1111 late temporary family health care EFFECTIVE DATE. This ordi- AN ORDINANCE dwellings; nance shall be effective immedi- OPTING-OUT OF WHEREAS, subdivision 9 of ately upon its passage and publi- THE REQUIREMENTS OF Minn. Stat. 462.3593 allows cities cation according to law. MINNESOTA STATUTES, to "opt out" of those regulations; Adopted this 1st day of August, SECTION 462.3593 THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE 2016 SECTION 1. CITY OF KIMBALL, ORDAINS as Is/Tammy Konz, Mayor WHEREAS, on May 12, 2016,follows: ATTEST: Governor Dayton signed into The City of Kimball opts-out of /s/ Nicole Pilarski, City Clerk/ law the creation and regulation the requirements of Minn. Stat. Treasurer of temporary family health care 462.3593, which defines and reg- Published in the Tri-Coun~ dwellings, codified at Minn. Stat. ulates Temporary Family Health News Thursday, Aug. 11,2016. Care Dwellings. Bylean Doran Matua, Editor previously approved, and funds the new group had for At its Aug. 2 meeting, the South Demolition of the former Muni planning events. Plans are already Haven city council accepted Russ building is waiting on the contrac- in the works for next year's festi- Christinsen's written resignation, tor. val. (Having served since March 2011, Council member Jessica Jarvis The 2017 Budget & Levy will be Christinsen is moving away and reported on possible providers discussed at the September coun- can no longer serve on the coun- of a city website. CivicPlus would cil meeting; the Preliminary Levy cil.) The council also unanimously be thorough but cost more than must be certified to the county at approved appointment of Dustin $2,000 a year, far more than the that time. Nicka to fill Christinsen's vacant city can afford. GovOffice has a Filing is open for city offices: seat for the remainder of this year. three-year plan at $750 for basic Mayor (2-year term); two Coun- Nicka took the oath of office and or $995 per year for a custom- cil seats (4-year terms); and one joined the council at the table, design plan; once set up, the city Council seat (2-year term). The There were five rescue calls and would do their own updates, city office will be open until 5 p.m. four fire calls during July 2016 for Both Annandale and Kimball Aug. 16 for filing. There is a $2 ill- the Fire & Rescue Department. use GovOffice for their websites, ing fee. The council approved spend- Jarvis was directed to look into The city office will be closed ing up to $2,000 on a monitor for this more, and get specific costs Monday, Sept. 5, for Labor Day. the fire department; the purchase and services provided. The next council meeting will be was approved earlier, but the price The South Haven Festival went at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 5, in City turned out to be much higher than well, considering the limited time Hall. By]ean Doran Matua, Editor stay at $1,000 per year of service, for feasibility studies; the state The Eden Valley city coun- with no increases for inflation or allows use of these funds for the cil will hold a public hearing at anything. They are not request- studies instead of another loan. 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 31. The ing another increase this year, but The incentive would allow a $500 purpose of the hearing is for the may next year. credit on city sewer for new homes city to opt out of an ordinance Planning & Zoning Admin- built. Bradshaw and Kern voted that will become state law Sept. 1 istrator Brian Peterka presented against; Bengtson and Thielen allowing temporary family health that commission's report. They voted for; Sheets was absent; the care dwellings. The ordinance approved two new garages in motion failed. is very restrictive, and requires town, one at the Church of God. Police chief Ernie Junker the physically or mentally ill rel- John Derichs has requested a reported that there are "numer- ative to live in a separate, tempo- variance on setbacks on a lot he ous homeless people" in town. rary building of under 300 square plans to buy in order to put in a The city's ordinances don't cover feet, for no longer than six months, bait shop and gas station. Derichs it well. He got the council's okay Many other cities are opting out of is buying Mike's Bait & Tackle, and to speak with the city's attorney this ordinance, but a public hear- the Lost & Found Antiques ware- about new ordinance(s) to cover ing is required to do so. house behind it. Setbacks used to this. The council will use this be 0, but were changed for com- Junker said there was a bit of Aug. 31 meeting as a budget work- mercial lots to 30 feet front yard, kickback from Valley Daze with shop to prepare the city's prelimi- and two 20-foot side yards. After conceal-and-carry inside the food nary budget that needs to be done the setbacks, there would be no court. It was all legal, but it made by mid-September, room left to build anything. He some people nervous. If it's on At its Aug. 3 meeting, the can't request a variance to the set- public property, there's not much Eden Valley city council unan- backs, though, until he owns the to be done about it. imously approved the final pay property. The council can call a Bradshaw interjected, ',Mass request on the Highway 22 proj- special meeting to vote on it, if shootings only happen in gun-free ect to Kuechle Underground. The needed. There's another issue with zones, so tell 'em to relax." total is $161,772.78, most of which Xcel Energy easements throughHe also said that MidSummer is retainage, and some additional the property that have to be Blast is coming up soon, and he concrete work needed, resolved before closing on the sale. did a little "commercial" for the The Fire Relief Association It was explained that the state video audience about tickets being presented their annual report, right-of-way is 33 feet from the available at midsummerblast'cm" Their retirement fund is not fully center line of the road and 20 feet Public Works reported that the funded, but close; no contribu- from the property line. These can water treatment plan roof is leak- tions are needed from the city. overlap, they don't run contigu- ing, and gutter work needs to be They have been advised that it is ously (one starts where the other done on the Event Center. Clerk better to run in deficit (although ends). Mona Haag reported that there is not too much) than in surplus. The council discussed the pur- about $25,000 left in the building Last year the council approved a pose of the EDA incentive plan, maintenance fund. retirement payout of $1,500 per to put new properties on the tax After the Aug. 31 hearing, the year of service. Those who had rolls. The council wants to use next regular meeting will be at already left the department will $25,000 in revolving loan funds 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept.7.