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Page 16 Legal Notice NOTICE OF DELINQUENT UTILITYACCOUNTS PUBLIC HEARING Notice is hereby given that the Clearwater River Watershed Dis- trict Board of Managers will hold a public hearing on Oct. 23, 2013, at 7 p.m. at Kimball City Hall, Kim- ball, Minn., regarding delinquent utility accounts for the District's four communal sewer systems. Legal Notice PUBLIC NOTICE CALL.FOR BIDS 2013-2014 SNOW REMOVAL 1. Notice is hereby given; that Independent School Dis- trict No. 463 will receive sealed bids for snow removal accord- ing to the specifications available in the office of the Business Man- ager, Eden Valley-Watkins Public School, Eden Valley, MN 55329. Bids shall be submitted in the form and manner contained in the specifications and the conditions, which are adopted by reference, in this invitation for bids. 2. Sealed bids must be received in the office of the Business Man- ager, Eden Valley-Watkins Public Schools, 298 Brooks Street N, Eden Valley, MN 55329, no later than October 7, 2013, at 2:00 p.m., at which time the bids will be opened Le00.als Government All residents of the systems who have questions regarding their delinquent utility accounts should attend. If you have any questions, call the District .office at: (320) 274-3935. By order of the Board, Dennis Loewen Administrator Published in the Tri-County News Thursdays, Sept. 26, and Oct. 3, 2013. by representatives of the board. No change can be made in any bid except in the manner provided by law, and no bid may be withdrawn for 30 days without the consent of the school board. 3. On October 9th, 2013, at 7:00 p.m., the school board will meet in regular meeting to evaluate the bids and act thereon. The school district reserves the right to accept, reject, or waive any informality of the bid and to make an award for this purchase, which is deemed most favorable and advantageous to the school district. If further infor- mation is desired, interested per- sons should contact Cathy Wuertz, at phone number (320) 453-2900, extension 1144. Joann Rademacher, Clerk Published in the Tri-County News Thursdays, Sept. 26, and Oct. 3, 2013. Legal Notice ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS 2013 HAIL DAMAGE REPAIR TO CITY BUILDINGS, KIMBALL, MINNESOTA Notice is hereby given that sealed Bids will be received by the City Clerk until 6:00 p.m., Tuesday, October 1, 2013, at the Kimball City Hall, 1 Main Street North, Kim- ball, MN 55353, at which time they will be publicly opened and read aloud at the City Council meeting for the furnishing of all labor and material for the repair of hail dam- . age to 11 City structures. A listing of the repairs to be made on each structure can be Legal Notice The Manannah Township Board has an opening for an interim treasurer to fill the term vacated by the present trea- surer. The term will end in March of 2015, at which time they may run for this elected posi- tion. For information and qual- ifications, please contact Clerk, Deb McCann at (320) 693-7736, or. e-mail at mccannl@meeker coop.net, closing date is October 10th, 2013. Published in the Tri-County News Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013. Thursday, September 26, 2013 __Tri-Coun News w ww picked up at the City Hall, 1 Main Street North, Kimball, MN, and is also available on the City webs!te at www.ci.kimball.mn.us. A qualified sealed bid will include the following: name of the building, material and labor costs for the building, and the total cost for work performed on all 11 structures. Bids shall include a statement that work will be completed by January 1, 2014. Bid forms shall be on the form provided for that purpose and available at the City Hall at the above address and City website. Bids shall be directed to the City Clerk, securely sealed, and endorsed upon the outside wrap- per: BID FOR 2013 HAIL DAMAGE REPAIR TO CITY BUILDINGS, KIMBALL, MINNESOTA. The City reserves the right to reject any and all Bids, to waive irregularities and informalities therein, and to award the Contract in the best interests of the Owner. Nicole Pilarski City Clerk Kimball, MN Published in the Tri-County News Thursdays, Sept. 19 and Sept. 26, 2013. CITY OF WATKINS PLANNING COMMISSION VACANCY The City of Watkins has an opening on the Watkins Planning Commission. Applications can be picked up at City Hall Monday through Friday between 8 a.rn. and 4:30 p.m. Deadline for application is October 3, 2013. V Legal Notice UNOFFICIAL MINUTES CLEARWATER RIVER WATERSHED DISTRICT BOARD OF MANAGERS MEETING SEPTEMBER 11, 2013 - 7:00PM ANNANDALE MIDDLE SCHOOL, ANNANDALE, MN Chair Schiefelbein called the regular meeting to order at 7:00 p.m. Managers Paul DeGree, Mary Ellen Wells and Bob Schief- elbein were present. Managers Jerry Risberg (excused) and Mark Kampa (unexcused) were absent. Also in attendance were Commis- sioner Christine Husom, Bran- don Larkin, Cole Loewen, Engi- neer Rebecca Kluckhohn, Advisor Merle Anderson, and Administra- tor Dennis Loewen. Others in attendance were (via sign-in sheet): Bill Arendt, Arlan Daniel, Jan Mrugala, Bobby Ebert, Kathy ]onsrud, Orv Jonsrud, Ralph Logeais, Christa Lane-Larsen, Vern Harper, Steve Niklaus, Sandy Niklaus, Jeff Golden, Mike Han- kee, Laurie Hankee, Cathy Camp- bell, Bob Norman, Terry Morse, Wayne Michels, Mary Michels, Lavern Johnson, Phyllis John- son, Bill Westhoff, Ruth Westhoff, Carter Diers, Kobie Diers, Rich- ard Sorheim, Dorothy Sorheim, Ed Skomoroh, Jean Skomoroh, Scott Wroblewski, Run Dircks, Linda Dircks, Merle Marohn, Pat Marohn, Dennis Dircks, Jeannine Dircks, Allan Wolff, Colleen Wolff, Nathan Miller, Doug Von Arb, John Ludvigsen, Betty Ludvigsen, Bill Wheeler, Marlys Wheeler, Leslie Kreutter, Mark Drestad. Motion #13-09-1: DeGree, sec- onded by Wells, moved to adopt the Agenda. All managers voted aye. Motion #13-09-2: Wells, sec- onded by DeGree, made a motion to elect the officers of the Board as follows: Chairperson - Robert Schiefelbein, Vice-Chairperson - Jerry Risberg, Treasurer - Mary Ellen Wells, and Secretary - Paul DeGree. All managers voted aye. Chair Schiefelbein opened the public hearing on the amendment to the Cedar, Albion, Swartout, Henshaw Project #06-1 (P#06-1) at 7:07 p.m. Engineer Kluckhohn gave a presentation on the his- tory of the P#06-1, what the pro- posed improvement to the P#06-1 entails, and the general timeline. Engineer Kluckhohn then fielded multiple questions and comments from the audience. After this period, Cole Loewen gave a presentation on the pro- posed assessment and fielded multiple questions and comments from the audience. Cole Loewen then read into the record two let- ters from Paul Schutte and Paul Iorgensen, respectively. Managers commented on the proposed amendment. Manager Wells sought clarification regard- ing her vote being a potential con- flict of interest. Advisor Anderson addressed the audience, inform- ing all in attendance that manager Wells could cast a vote on the pro- posed amendment and not have a conflict of interest. Having no further questions or comments, Chair Schiefelbein closed the public hearing at 8:13 p.m. Motion #13-09-3: DeGree, sec- onded by Wells, made a motion to amend the P#06-1 to include the capital improvement proj- ect known as the Cedar Lake Watershed Protection & Improve- ment Project, in order to provide for ongoing O&M of the P#06-1's stated goals, as provided in Min- nesota Statutes 103D.635. All man- agers voted aye. Chair Schiefelbein opened the public hearing on the proposed 2014 District Budget at 8:21pm. Cole Loewen fielded questions and comments from the audi- ence. Discussion was held regard- ing the Hidden River Sanitary Sewer System's proposed budget items. Explanation was given on how said items were determined, and their effect on fund balance buildup and quarterly sewer ser- vice fees. Having no further questions or comments, Chair Schiefelbein closed the public hearing at 8:39 p.m. Motion #13-09-4: Wells, sec- onded by DeGree, made a motion to approve the proposed 2014 District Budget as presented, and for corresponding levy, spe- cial assessments, and sewer rate structures to be: 1. Ad valorem Levy: $250,000.00 2. Clearwater/Grass Lakes Bog Control Assessment: $2,000.00 3. School Section Lake Out- let Control Structure Operation & Maintenance (O&M) Assessment: $2,0O0.00 4. Clearwater Chain of Lakes (1980) Restoration Project O&M Assessment: $156,430.00 5. P#06-10&M Assessment: $30,000.00 6. Cedar Lake Watershed Pro- tection & Improvement Proj- ect Assessment: $176,300.00 (if amended) 7. Clearwater Lake Milfoil Treatment Project O&M Assess- ment: $36,800.00 8. Lake Augusta Milfoil Treat- ment Project O&M Assessment: $3,250.00 9. Sewer Rate Structure: Hid- den River $160.00, Rest-A- While - $175.00, Clearwater Har- bor - $125.00, Wandering Pond - $175.00. All managers voted aye. Brandon Larkin was in atten- dance to discuss the issues he-is currently having with his hook- up to the Clearwater Harbor San- itary Sewer System, as well as issues with the system itself. Dis- cussion was held. Board of manag- ers informed Mr. Larkin that this topic would be an agenda item for the September 25, 2013 Work Ses- sion. At that session, system ser- vice providdr Septic Check would be in attendance. Mr. Larkin will plan on attending this session. Motion #13-09-5: Wells, sec- onded by DeGree, made a motion to approve the consent agenda. All managers voted aye. Motion #13-09-6: Wells, sec- onded by DeGree, made a motion to hold Telemetry & Process Controls payment of $945.00 (to be reviewed at the Septem- ber 25, 2013, Work Session), to pay remaining Wenck Associ- ates Invoice for the Lake Augusta Internal Load Reduction Prelim- inary Evaluation report up to the $1,500.00 limit previous set, and to pay remaining bills of $44,038.70 in 20 payments, subject to audit. All managers voted aye. Administrator Loewen pre- sented the revised Board of man- agers Bylaws. Motion #13-09-7: Wells, sec- onded by DeGree, made a motion to approve the revised CRWD Board of Managers Bylaws, and to publish the bylaws on the District website. All managers voted aye. Cole Loewen provided a review of two items on the District Office Staff Report not previously cov- ered in the meeting. Motion #13-09-8: DeGree, sec- onded by Wells, made a motion to approve work order #C08/30/13-1 with the Elk River Watershed Asso- ciation for the Mississippi River (St. Cloud) Watershed Project. All managers voted aye. Motion #13-09-9: Wells, sec- onded by DeGree, made a motion to not waive monetary limits on Tort Liability. All managers voted aye. Motion #13-09-10: DeGree, sec- onded by Wells, made a motion to set the delinquent utility account hearing for October 23rd, 2013, 7:00 p.m. at the Kimball City Hall, and for notice to be sent to delin- quent utility account holders, as well as for a notice of the pub- lic hearing to be punished in the local newspaper. All managers voted aye. Motion #13-09-11: DeGree, sec- onded by Wells, made a motion to appoint the following citizens to the Advisory Committee for one year: 1. Gerry Auge 2. Jerry Finch 3. Dean Flygare 4. Jeff Golden 5. Run Graham 6. Orv Jonsrud 7. John Sedey All managers voted aye. Cole Loewen presented on a request from William Arendt, Cedar Lake Resident, to combine the assigned units of benefit for District assessments on two lots he is in the process of purchasing and combining. These parcels are #206-040-002060 and #206-040- 002070. Assessments affected are the P#06-10&M assessment, the Cedar Lake Watershed Protection & Improvement Project assess- ment, and the Cedar Lake Aquatic Invasive Species O&M assessment. We have received verification from Wright County that these two lots will be combined. Motion #13-09-12: Schiefel- bein, seconded by DeGree, made a motion to combine parcels #206- 040-002060 and #206-040-002070 per verification from Wright County, with all corresponding assessment rolls updated once office staff is made aware which parcel number will be used going forward. Managers Schiefelbein and DeGree voted aye. Manager Wells abstained. Motion carried. Cole Loewen presented infor- mation on upcoming Minnesota Association of Watershed Dis- trict's annual resolutions due date, as well as staff suggestions on upcoming investment purchases. Both item will be on the agenda for the September 25, 2013 Work Session. Administrator Loewen pre- sented on proposed easements for the Kimball Stormwater Phase II project. Motion #13-09-13: Wells, sec- onded by DeGree, made a motion to approve the purchase of four construction and maintenance access easements at a total cost of $10,000.00 for the following prop- erties: Hendricks Bus Service Inc., Hendricks Sand & Gravel Inc., Land O' Lakes Oil Co, and WIN- GO Investments LLC. All manag- ers voted aye. Items noted for September 25, 2013, Work Session are: 1. Review of District's insur- ance coverage 2. Presentation by sewer ser- vices provider Septic Check Items noted for the October 9, 2013 regular meeting are: 1. Advisor Anderson - Hypo- limnetic Withdrawal 2. Invitation to Old Highway 55 common interest holders to attend Oct. 9, 2013 regular meeting Motion #13-09-06: Wells, sec- onded by DeGree, made a motion to adjourn at 9:37 p.m. All manag- ers voted aye. THESE MINUTES ARE AVAIL- ABLE AT: www.crwd.org. CRWD AUDIT REPORTS ARE AVAILABLE AT THE ANNANDALE PUBLIC LIBRARY Chair, Bob Schiefelbein Secretary, Paul DeGree Published in the Tri-County News Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013.