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Thursday, De emberr 18, 2008 A1... ,..,. 1 O Tr!,:County News Kimball, MN JL.I( II J. o APO 2035 Transportation Plan Property owners cautioned against Legal Notice FILING NOTICE FOR brochure and survey dumping snow on public roadways MAINE PRAIRIETOWNSHIP Notice is hereby given to resi- In accordance with federal reg- The APO is proceeding with aMn/DOT offers tip to clear Mn/DOT suggests placing as dents of Maine Prairie Township ulations, the St. Cloud Area Plan- two-tiered public participation driveway entrances much snow as possible from the ofthepositionofone(1) supervisor ningOrganization(APO) produces approach that will allow for max- The Minnesota Department end of the driveway downstream foratermofthree (3) years. Filings a financially constrained Trans- imum review and comment. Sec- of Transportation reminds every- in the direction of traffic and clear open Tuesday, December 30, 2008, portation Plan every four years tions of the Plan will be presented one, including commercial snow an ~rea upstream from the drive- that looks at a 20-year planning early on in the process as work- removal operators, that it is way to create an open "pocket." and close at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Jan- horizon. The purpose of the plan ing draft elements and then as a against state law to deposit snow uary 13, 2009, for said office. The Much of the snow pushed by last day for a candidate to with- is to identify deficiencies in the more comprehensive draft plan onto a public roadway. Doing so the plow truck will emptyinto this draw from the election is Thurs- transportation system and to iden- later in 2009. Summaries of each can create a slippery area, frozen pocket and less will wind up in the day, January15,2009. tify cost-feasible transportation draft element will also be avail- rut, or bump that could contribute driveway entrance. The pocket Filing for said office may be projects and strategies designed to able for review and comment on to vehicle or pedestrian accidents, needs to be maintained to be effec- resolve such deficiencies, the APO's Web site priortoeachpublicmeet- local ordinances prohibit the A diagram of the driveway fee is $2.00. ropolitan Planning Organization ing. The attached brochure out- plowing, blowing, shoveling or clearing technique is available (MPO) for the St. Cloud metropoli- lines the specific chapters of the otherwise placing of snow from at . Mn/DOT Terre Harff, Clerk Maine Prairie Township tan area, has the primary responsi- 2035 Plan and the tentative public sidewalks, driveways and park- cautions anyone working close Published in the Tri- County bility to develop the Plan. The pro- meeting schedule, ing lots onto public roadways. This to a roadway to watch for oncom- cess for updating our current 2030 APO staff has included a pdfincludes ditches, roadsides and ing traffic and warns drivers to News Thursdays Dec. 11 and Dec. Plan to year 2035 began at the end 2035 Plan survey that will help boulevards. Violations are misde- be alert to people clearing snow. 18, 2008. of 2007, with determining a metro APO staff better understand the meanors and liability can extend For statewide traffic, construc- area 2035 population forecast and communities we serve. Please take to both the property owner and tion and travel information, visit Legal Notice modifying the existing and 2035 a moment to fill out and mail this theperson orcompanywhoplaced, call 511 or log NOTICE OF FILING TO land use to the forecasted popu- survey or go to the APO's Web site the snow improperly, on to . FAIR HAVEN TOWNSHIP lation. This update process will where there is a link to an online When a snowplow comes Notice is hereby given to res- continue over the course of the version ofthesurveysponsoredby along after driveways are cleared, idents of Fair Haven Township next year with an anticipated Plan . approval in fall 2009. that filing will begin on December 30, 2008, and close on January 13, 2009, at 5 p.m. Track state government performance on Web site Offices tobefiledforare: Minnesotans now have a new Closing the achievement gap Increasing the speed, accu- wards the public's Comments Supervisor (three-year term) online resource for evaluating the and preparing every Minnesotan racy, convenience and ease.of tax directly to the specified agency, Treasurer (two-year term) performance of Minnesota state for success after high school, filing and paying, as well as links to additional infor- Filing fee is $2 government agencies and pro- Reducing infant mortality Preserving critical bridge and mation about agencies and pro- Filing tobedoneatclerk'shome grams, rates, pavement infrastructure, grams, at 4561 182nd Street, South Haven ThenewAccountabilityMinne- Developing an effective and '!State government must mea- (320) 251-3425. sota Web site, , provides perfor- tem. tive," said Governor Tim Pawlenty. 15, 2009. mance information on 94 specific Preparing Iron Range com-"With this Web site, citizens can Leslie Rose goals from 25 executive branch munities for change and growth, monitor our progress on nearly Fair Haven Township Clerk agencies and offices. Visitors to Improving workplace safety 100 goals." Published in the Tri-County the Web site can learn about state and health. Vis.itors to the Web site can News Thursdays Dec. 18 and Dec. government's progress toward: Preserving vital natural areas locate information by theme, 25, 2008. Protecting the safety of the and resources for future genera- such as education, public safety food supply from farm to con- tions, or transportation; by state agency; sumer. Recruiting and retaining and by using the search feature. - Encouraging and promotingNational Guard members. In addition to reporting results, the development of locally owned Restoring impaired waters to the Web site includes a convenient wind energy projects, their best and highest use.electronic feedback form that for- Building Site Prep. e Demolition * Basements Additions * Fill & Black Dirt Septic Systems, New or Repair Pole Buildings Fully Insured State Certified o Over 25 Years Experience * Free Estimates o Landscaping License #BC-20574944 Call Larry Krippner, Owner (320) 398-8893 Roofing & Siding Marry, MN * Concrete Masonry Phone: (320) 492-6364 Residential Construction Fax: (320) 398-3132 LAND O'LAKES OIL & PROPANE KIMBALL, MN Proparie Soy Diesel Fuel Kerosene Motor Oil Tank Truck Gasoline Transport - Tires Mat qal eT Sel bus E3ma RealTy a Bulldini & Remodeling Call me for all your ne,idatJal]SuUder, real estate needs! (320) 267-2516 (cd[) Chue s: O-SgS-'/Sl2 [ Edinaf dl Bob: 320-255-1662 Kimball "Your information station" 1260 Seruing the t0+ county area since 1,953. (320) 587-2140 or (800) 955-6113 FAX (320) 587-5158 ABC Information Radio Network Mfiliate, Minnesota Farm Network Affiliate, Associated Press News Service Pick up your FREE Swap Shop Cards at the Tri-County News office. Emergency Food Shelf, Inc. St. Anne's Church in Kimball 10 - 10:45 a.m. Tues./Thurs. Also open 2nd Monday of the month: 5:30-6:30 p.m. tel. (320) 398-2211 For after-hours emergencies, call one of the area churches, :Basement Repair Sp ialists