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....... www.tricountynews.mn Legal Notice Office of the Secretary of State CERTIFICATE OF ASSUMED NAME State of Minnesota Pursuant to Chapter 333, Min- nesota Statutes; the undersigned, who is or will be conducting or transacting a commercial business in the State of Minnesota under an assumed name, hereby certifies: The filing of an assumed name does not provide a user with exclu- sive rights to that name. The filing is required for consumer protection in order to enable customers to be able to identify the true owner of a business. 1. List the exact assumed name under which the business is or will be conducted: Kimball Rail- car Services. 2. Principal Place of Business: 207 Highway 55 West Kimball MN 55353. 3. List the name and complete street address of all persons con- ducting business under the above Assumed Name, OR if an entity, provide the legal corporate, LLC, or Limited Partnership name and registered office address: R.M. Johnson Co., Inc. 890 Norway Drive Annandale MN 55302. 4. By typing my name, I, the undersigned, certify that I am sign- ing this document as the person whose signature is required, or as agent of the person(s) whose sig- nature would be required who has authorized me to sign this docu- ment on his/her behalf, or in both capacities. I further certify that I have completed all required fields, and that the information in this document is true and correct and in compliance with the applica- ble chapter of Minnesota Statutes. I understand that by signing this document I am subject to the penal- ties of perjury as set forth in Section 609.48 as if I had signed this docu- ment under oath. (s) Elaine M. Johnson, President, 10/28/13 E-Mail for Official Notices: jamiem@ezcrusher.com State of Minnesota Department of State Filed November 4, 2013 (S) Mark Ritchie Secretary of State Published in the Tr/-County News Thursdays, Nov. 14 and 21, 2013. For the Record Legal Notice 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.m. and 4:30 p.m. Deadline for appli- cations is Dec. 6, 2013. Published in the Tri-County News Thursdays, Nov. 21, 28, and Dec. 5, 2013. PAGE 19 Thursday, November 21, 2013 Legal Notice NOTICE TO VOTERS Notice is hereby given: That a Special Election in the City of Eden Valley, in the Counties of Meeker and Stearns, State of Min- nesota, will be held on Tuesday, the 28th day of January, 2014, between the hours of 12:00 noon and 8 p.m. That the first day for filing affi- davits of Candidacy will be Tues- day, the 19th day of November, 2013, and the last day for filing affidavits of Candidacy for said election will be Tuesday, the 3rd day of December, 2013, with fil- ings closing at 5 p.m. that day. Offices to be filled include one (1) City Councilor for a term to expire on December 31, 2016. Dated this 1st day of Novem- ber, 2013. Mona Haag Clerk/Treasurer City of Eden Valley Published in the Tri-County News Thursdays, Nov. 7, 14, 21, and 28, 2013. Legal Notice MEETING CANCELLATION NOTICE The November 27th, 2013, Work Session of the Clearwater River Watershed District Board of Man- agers has been canceled. If you have questions or concerns, con- tact the District Office at (320) 274-3935. Published in the Tri-County News Thursdays, Nov. 14 and 21, 2013. Legal Notice MEETING CANCELLATION NOTICE MAINE PRAIRIE TOWNSHIP The Work Session meetings scheduled for November 26, and December 24, 2013, have been cancelled. The next Work Session meeting will be held on January 28, 2014, at the Township Hall, 7551 Dellwood Road, Kimball, Minn. Alice Robinson Clerk/Treasurer Published in the Tri-County News Thursdays, Nov. 21 and 28, 2013. Legal Notice SCHOOL BOARD PROCEEDINGS EDEN VALLEY-WATKINS PUBLIC SCHOOL #463 WWW..EVV.K12.MN. US OCTOBER 9, 2013 The Board of Education met in regular session on October 9, 2013, at 6:30 p.m. with Rob Flaschenriem, Sarah Kuechle, IoAnn Rademacher, Bob Stenger, Jeremy Willner, and Superinten- dent Mark Messman present. Cathy Wuertz, Bruce Kiehn and Rob Pederson were also present. Members absent: Shelley Kern and Julie Meyer. The meeting was called to order by Chairperson Sarah Kuechle. The meeting was opened with the Pledge of Allegiance. The agenda was approved on a motion by Bob Stenger and seconded by Rob Flaschenriem. Motion carried unanimously. The consent agenda was approved on a motion by Jeremy Willner and seconded by Rob Flaschenriem. Motion carried unanimously. Items included in the consent agenda: -Approved the minutes of the September 11, 2013, Regular School Board Meeting -Approved the minutes of the October 2, 2013, Special School Board Meeting -Approved an extra curricu- lar contract with Tom lansen for Investment Club Advisor, Group 6, Yrl -Approved a teacher contract change with Adam Langer, Ele- mentary Teacher, from BS to BS+15 -Approved a teacher contract change with Kathy Pauls, Music Teacher, from MS to MS+15 -Approved a classified con- tract with Susan Laumer, Kinder- garten Assistant, Group III, Step 1, effective September 3, 2013 for the 2013-14 school year -Approved.a classified contract with Amy Bischof, Special Educa- tion Assistant, Group III, Step 4, effective September 3, 2013 for the 2013-14 school year -Approved a classified contract with Melissa Kapoi, Elementary Special Education Assistant, Group III, Step 1, effective Sep- tember 23, 2013 for the 2013-14 school year -Approved a classified contract with Don Piram, Summer Custo- dian, Group V, Step 3, effective September 4, 2013 to November 1, 2013 -Approved a change in con- tract with Kris Desm adding Ele- mentary Title I Assistant to her Community Youth Asset Coordi- nator contract effective Septem- ber 9, 2013 -Approved a change in con- tract with Karen Gebhardt from Kindergarten Assistant to Office Technician/Special Educational Assistant, 4 hrs Group III, Step 10 and 4 hrs Group IV, Step 11 -Approved a change in con- tract with Jeanne Geislinger from CommEd/PrincSec/SchoolRead- inessEdAsst, Groups III and VII to CommEd /PrincSec l StudentSer- vicesAdminAsst. Group 7, Steps 13 and 1 -Approved a change in con- tract with Timothy Hartfiel from Seasonal Cleaner, Group II, Step 3 to full-time Cleaner, Group II, Step 4 -Approved a change in con- tract with Romelle Hentges from 5 hrs/day for 160 days tO 6 hrs/day for 170 days, Group III, Step 6 -Approved a change in con- tract with William Kilgore from fulltime" temporary Cleaner to fulltime Cleaner, Group II, Step 4 -Approved a change in contract with Debbie Kuechle from SpecE- dAsst/PrincSecretary, Groups III/ VII, for 174 days to Principal Sec- retary, Group VII, for 188 days -Approved a change in con- tract with Raymond Schoenherr from 6.5 hrs/day to 7 hrs/day, Group III, Step 3 -Approved a change in con- tract with Lori Unterberger from OffTech/SpecEdAsst, Groups III/ IV to Elementary Principal Secre- tary, Group VII, Step 7 -Approved a change in con- tract with Cheryl Zieglmeier from 6 hrs/day to 7 hrs/day, Group III, Step 10 -Approved a substitute teacher agreement with Nancy Johnson for 40 days during the 2013-14 school year -Approved a substitute teacher agreement with Peggy Plath for 35 days during the 2013-14 school year -Approved a substitute teacher agreement with Ray Tri for 20 days during the 2013-14 school year -Approved a maternity leave of absence for Amy Bischof, Spe- cial Education Assistant, starting approximately October 21, 2013 for approximately six weeks -Accepted a donation of $500.00 from Meeker Cooperative for IMPACT -Accepted a donation of $529.03 from Eagle Boosters for volleyballs -Accepted a donation of $500.00 from Eagle Boosters for Prairie Woods training -Accepted a donation of $600.00 from Eden Valley Lions for Community Ed Babe Ruth -Accepted a donation of $250.00 from Eden Valley Lions for IMPACT -Second Reading and adoption of mandated revised policies: Policy #1100 School District System Accountability Policy #1630 Health and Safety Policy -Second Reading and adoption of mandated new policy Policy #4050 Veteran's Preference -Approved annual Assurance of Compliance with State and Federal Discrimination -Approved Resolution of School Board Supporting FORM A Application To Minnesota State High School League Foundation. Complete resolution is on file in the District Office. -Notice of following Board Committee Meeting(s) (Board Room unless noted) 1. Community Education Advi- sory on Oct. 14 2. Certified Negotiations @ District Board Room on Oct. 21 3. Construction @ Watkins Elem. on O[t.'29 The October 9, 2013, bills, checks #56802 through #56960, electronic tax payments and P-card purchases, totaling 1,000,638.00 were presented and approved on a motion by Jeremy Willner and seconded by Rob Flaschenriem. Motion carried unanimously. GENERAL FUND 452,329.12 FOOD SERVICE 56,410.15 COMMUNITY ED. 10,061.20 CONSTRUCTION 481.83Z53 1,000,638.00 A complete list of the bills is available in the District Office. The following items of busi- ness were transacted: Superintendent Mark Mess- man went over October enroll- ment with 971 students ,in attendance. Member Rob Flaschenriem introduced the Resolution Autho- rizing Issuance, Awarding Sale, Prescribing The Form And Details And Providing For The Payment Of $3,460,000 General Obliga- tion School Building Refunding Bonds, Series 2013A and moved its adoption, which motion was sec- onded by Member JoAnn Radem- acher. Upon vote being taken on the foregoing resolution, the following voted in favor thereof: Rob Flaschenriem, Sarah Kuechle, JoAnn Rademacher, Bob Stenger, Jeremy Willner and the following voted against the same: None and the following were absent: Shelley Kern, Julie Meyer whereupon the resolution was declared duly passed and adopted. The Board approved the Sys- tems Accountability (PER) Annual Report for 2013 on a motion by Rob Flaschenriem and seconded by Jeremy Willner. Motion carried unanimously. The Board approved the 2013- 18 Strategic Plan on a motion by JoAnn Rademacher and seconded by Rob Flaschenriem. Motion carried unanimously. Construction updates on Phase I and I/ were provided by Superintendent Mark Messman. School board goals which were approved at last month's meeting were updated and assigned per the Board members' request. The Board awarded snow removal bids for 2013-2014 SY to Thielen Construction for the Eden Valley Elementary/Sec- ondary buildings and Stockinger Lawnscape Solutions for the Wat- kins Elementary on a motion by Ieremy Willner and seconded by Rob Flaschenriem. Motion car- ried unanimously. Under Preliminary Audit Dis- cussion, Business Manager Cathy Wuertz and Superintendent Mark Messman provided an overview and timeline for the 2012-13 SY school audit. The Board approved the 2013- 2016 Transportation Contract and Performance Standards on a motion by Jeremy Willner and seconded by Rob Flaschenriem. Motion carried unanimously. Business Manager Cathy Wuertz reviewed with the Board the updated 2013 Payable 2014 Levy. The following board commit- tee reports were given: Sunshine Committee, IMPACT (Bremer Grant), Strategic Planning and Certified Negotiations. Superintendent Messman reported on the following issues: district level updates on OCR review, 2010 Ford van, staff devel- opment and new employee paid through Experience Works, con- cerns with SW/WC special ed services, spring musical, MCA student reports, Parent "Link and school ALP expansion/ promotion. Elementary Principal Rob Ped- erson reported on NWEA/MAP testing, MCA pretesting, online testing, National Bullying Day, 4th grade teacher hire. Secondary Principal Bruce Kiehn reported on Homecom- ing recap, leadership team and retreat, band/choir trip in sum- mer, Career Day. Develop Agenda for the November 13 Regular Board Meeting Building Project and Phase II Updates Fall Activity Report Annual Audit Updates American Education Weekly Schedule The meeting was adjourned at 8:26 p.m. on a motion by Jer- emy Willner and seconded by Rob Flaschenriem. Motion carried unanimously. ]oAnn Rademacher CLERK Published in the Tri-County News Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013.