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Public Notices for the week of 11-25-2019, continued

November 24, 2019
Faribault County Register

It is Ordered and Notice is given that on December 31, 2019, at 10:30 a.m., a hearing will be held in this Court at 415 N. Main St., Blue Earth, Minnesota, for the formal probate of an instrument purporting to be the Will of the Decedent dated, November 11, 2005, ("Will"), and for the appointment of Cathryn Virnig, Karna Opeka, and Kristin Lawatsch, whose addresses are 7151 Glenwood Ave, Golden Valley, MN, 55427; 14245 Morgan Court, Libertyville, IL 60048; and 196 Adella Beach Rd., Neenah, WI 54956, respectively, as Personal Representatives of the Estate of the Decedent in an UNSUPERVISED administration.

Any objections to the petition must be filed with the Court prior to or raised at the hearing. If proper and if no objections are filed or raised, the Personal Representatives will be appointed with full power to administer the

Estate including the power to collect all assets, to pay all legal debts, claims, taxes and expenses, to sell real and personal property, and to do all necessary acts for the Estate.

Notice is also given that (subject to Minnesota Statutes section 524.3-801) all creditors having claims against the Estate are required to present the claims to the Personal Representatives or to the Court Administrator within four months after the date of this Notice or the claims will be barred.

Dated: 11/15/2019

BY THE COURT

Troy G. Timmerman

Judge of District Court

Julie Hansen,

Deputy Court Administrator

(COURT SEAL)

Dated: 11/15/2019

Attorney for Petitioners

Daniel L. Lundquist

Frundt, Lundquist & Gustafson, Ltd.

117 W. 5th St., P.O. Box 95

Blue Earth, MN 56013

Attorney License No: 0348168

Telephone: (507) 526-2177

FAX: (507) 526-4477

Email: dlundquist@

flglawfirm.com

Nov. 25, Dec. 2, 2019

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PUBLIC NOTICE

The City of Winnebago Minnesota is seeking proposals from qualified individuals to secure a one-year contract for cleaning services for two City buildings.

Copies of the Proposal Forms are available at City Hall, 140 Main Street South, Winnebago, MN 56098, or via the city website: www.cityofwinnebago.com

Proposals must be submitted to the City Administrator or Deputy City Clerk at 140 Main St. S, Winnebago, MN 56098 no later than noon, Friday, December 6th, 2019. Proposals must be clearly identified as "PROPOSALS FOR CLEANING SERVICES" and show the name and address of the submitting individual. Late proposals will not be considered.

The City Council reserves the right to reject any and all proposals.

City of Winnebago

Jacob Skluzacek

City Administrator

Nov. 25, Dec. 2, 2019

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PUBLIC NOTICE

The City of Winnebago, Minnesota, is seeking proposals from qualified individuals to secure a one-year contract for mowing services for the City of Winnebago.

Copies of the Proposal Forms are available at City Hall, 140 Main Street South, Winnebago, MN 56098, or via the city website: www.cityofwinnebago.com

Proposals must be submitted to the City Administrator or Deputy City Clerk at 140 Main St. S, Winnebago, MN 56098 no later than noon, Friday, December 6th, 2019. Proposals must be clearly identified as "PROPOSALS FOR MOWING SERVICES" and show the name and address of the submitting individual. Late proposals will not be considered.

The City Council reserves the right to reject any and all proposals.

City of Winnebago

Jacob Skluzacek

City Administrator

Nov. 25, Dec. 2, 2019

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CITY OF BLUE EARTH

REQUEST FOR BIDS

EDA FARM LEASE

The City of Blue Earth is accepting bids for the EDA Farm Lease for 2020 through 2021. A copy of the lease and bidding information is available at City Hall by contacting 507-526-7336 or www.becity.org

The City will accept bids until 5:00 p.m., Dec. 10, 2019. Bids shall be turned in to City Hall c/o City Administrator, 125 W. Sixth Street, P.O. Box 38, Blue Earth, MN 56013. Bids must be sealed, and the envelope marked EDA Farm Lease 2020 Bid. The City reserves the right to reject any or all bids. Bids received after the above-specified time will not be considered.

Nov. 25, Dec. 2, 2019

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ORDINANCE NO. 19-12

CITY OF BLUE EARTH

AN ORDINANCE VACATING AN ALLEYWAY IN BLOCK

OF THE ORIGINAL PLAT OF THE CITY OF BLUE EARTH

The City Council of the City of Blue Earth do ordain as follows:

Section I

That all those parts of an alleyway running in an North/South direction located in Block Nine (9) of Dow and Bowen Addition to the City of Blue Earth on file and of record in the Office of the County Recorder, Faribault County, Minnesota be vacated subject to the easement described in Section II herein.

Section II

The City of Blue Earth for itself and all right-of-way users having facilities in the vacated right-of-way, reserves a commercial easement in gross to install new, maintain, and operate facilities in the vacated right-of-way and to enter upon the right-of-way at any time to install new, reconstruct, inspect, maintain, or repair the facilities.

Section III

This Ordinance is adopted pursuant to Section 12.04 of the Charter of the City of Blue Earth and all notices and hearings have been conducted in a manner provided by law.

Section IV

This ordinance shall be in full force and effect 30 days after its passage and publication.

Passed and adopted by the City Council of the City of Blue Earth on this 18th day of November, 2019.

ATTEST: Timothy Ibisch,

City Administrator

Richard Scholtes, Mayor of the City of Blue Earth

Seal

Nov. 25, 2019

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Blue Earth Area

School Board MINUTES

October 7, 2019

The regular meeting of the Board of Education of the Blue Earth Area, I.S.D. #2860 was held on Monday, October 7, 2019, in Blue Earth, MN.

Present were School Board members: S. Hauskins, F. Bly, S. Beyer, S. Rosenau, K. Zierke, J. Eckles and S. Benz. Also Attending were Supt. Fletcher, principals, members of the press, staff and public.

The meeting was called to order at 6:00 p.m. by Chairman Benz. The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.

On a Zierke/Beyer motion, the agenda was approved. 7-0 vote.

On a Beyer/Hauskins motion, the September 9th board meeting minutes were approved. 7-0 vote.

The Board approved the payment of bills and wire transfers totaling $5,935,513.31 on a Bly/Rosenau motion. 7-0 vote.

District Reports:

Noah Anderson reported on the HS Band Trip scheduled for 3/27-3/30/20 to Chicago, IL.

Jenn Berkner gave an update on Cyber Security.

The meeting was recessed at 6:17 p.m.

The meeting was called back to order at 6:19 p.m.

Chairperson's Report: None

Superintendent's Report:

K-12 enrollment on Oct. 1, 2019 is at 1036 which is up from 1018 the previous year.

Free/Reduced lunch numbers are at 43% for the current year, which is down 4% from previous year.

The BEA Foundation approved $15,000 in requests which impacts 1061 students.

Online enrollment has gone from 33 students down to 7 students currently enrolled in online classes.

An update was given on the HS gym floor.

Information about the Referendum meetings is being communicated via several media outlets.

Committee Reports:

DLT Social/Emotional Learning for Professional Development; Tech Flex Learning; Comm signage/maps; BEA Foundation Bucs Night Out; Smiles Account

Principal's Report:

Greg Congratulations to Girls Tennis on making it to State; P/T Confs 184 parents checked in; Patti Lindsey College Planning Meeting; PLC State Standards & Assessments; Tour of Manufacturing 8 students attended; Business Law class view MN Supreme Court Case next week.

Dave Literacy Leadership focus on writing standards across classrooms; Social Emotional focus on 1st of 5 relationships; PLC all teams looking at Reading/Writing/Math.

Action Items:

On a Bly/Hauskins motion, the Resolution to the MSHSL Foundation for Financial Support of Student Activity Fees was approved. Those voting in favor of: F.Bly, S.Hauskins, S. Beyer, S. Benz, S. Rosenau, K. Zierke, J. Eckles. Those voting against: none.

On a Beyer/Eckles motion, the Board approved the 2019-20 World's Best Work Force Report. 7-0 vote.

On a Hauskins/Bly motion, the Board approved the hiring of Emily O'Connor, Spec Ed Paraprofessional (B-2-1), Sue Mensing, Spec Ed Paraprofessional (B-2-1), and Malorie Thompson, SAC/Jumpstart Teacher (B-2-1).

On a Hauskins/Zierke motion, the meeting was adjourned at 6:52 p.m. 7-0 vote.

Respectfully submitted,

Susan Rosenau Clerk

Nov. 25, 2019

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FARIBAULT COUNTY

BOARD OF

COMMISSIONERS

OCTOBER 15, 2019

1. All members were present. The pledge of allegiance was recited.

2. Approved synopsis and official proceedings of the October 1, 2019 regular and drainage authority meetings.

3. Approved agenda of October 15, 2019.

4. Approved M. Daly request to attend the National Association of County Engineers conference in Alabama on April 19-23, 2020.

5. Motion to forgive the Small Cities Development Loan to Junice Huston for $6,329.01 recorded as Document 288240 failed. Roper voted yes. Groskreutz, Loveall, Warmka, and Young voted no.

6. Approved allowing Junice Huston permission to sell the property listed in Document 288240 and use the proceeds to pay towards the Small Cities Development loan of $6,329.01 with the remainder of the loan to be forgiven.

7. Approved ending participation in both Tax and CAMA portions of the Avenu Insights license agreement along with associated future maintenance and support agreements.

8. Approved requests from B. Shimmon to attend a 1-day Leadership and Management Skills for Women in Bloomington and T. Beckman to attend a 1-day HVAC 90% heat service training in Rochester.

9. Approved payment of bills as follows: ACH/EFT warrants totaling $885,427.46, Auditor warrants totaling $953,442.98, and Audit list and auxiliary totaling $1,730,002.69.

Discussion was held concerning the following:

1. M. Daly met regarding Public Works business.

2. L. Scholten and C. Vereide met regarding website redesign.

3. D. Esser and G. Paschke met regarding software contract.

Complete minutes are on file in the Central Services Office.

The meeting was adjourned for October 2019.

Bill Groskreutz, Chair

Clara Vereide,

Acting Clerk to the Board

Nov. 25, 2019

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FARIBAULT COUNTY

BOARD OF

COMMISSIONERS

NOVEMBER 5, 2019

1. All members were present. The pledge of allegiance was recited.

2. Approved synopsis and official proceedings of October 15, 2019 regular meeting.

3. Approved agenda of November 5, 2019.

4. Approved hiring Amy Scholtes as Senior Auditor Clerk in the Auditor-Treasurer office.

5. Approved advertising for a full-time Property Appraiser in the Assessor's office.

6. Approved purchase of a 2020 Chevrolet Silverado from Hawkins Chevrolet in Fairmont for the price of $18,425 after trade, a 2020 Ford Police Interceptor (Explorer) SUV from Fairmont Ford for the price of $34,385, and a 2020 Chevrolet Silverado for the price of $40,925 from the 2019 budget.

7. Approved the 2021 Snowmobile equipment grant of $8,178 for two years.

8. Approved an SSTS grant of $3,000 to Keith and Margery Larson on Parcel 01.032.0400.

9. Approved Resolution 19-RB15-49 entering into an agreement with MnDOT to detour TH30 to CSAH 20 for State Project No. 8105-21. Commissioners Groskreutz, Loveall, Roper, Young, and Warmka voted yes.

10. Entered into a joint power agreement with the City of Blue Earth for SAP 022-616-027 on Leland Parkway for a total estimated cost of $2,786,235 with the county portion being $2,397,125.

11. Approved issuing a credit card to Building Maintenance Supervisor Troy Beckman with a limit of $5,000.00 for the uses approved in the Faribault County Credit Card Policy.

12. Approved Resolution 19-CB-50 granting re-purchase of forfeited tax Parcel No. 23.200.0480 by owner Richard Lampman. Commissioners Groskreutz, Loveall, Roper, Young, and Warmka voted yes.

13. Approved Resolution 19-CB-51 to approve order for repair on CD10 to Branch 1 Lateral A. Commissioners Groskreutz, Loveall, Roper, Young, and Warmka voted yes.

14. Approved Resolution 19-CB-52 to approve Findings & Order for final engineer's report for establishment of lateral. Commissioners Groskreutz, Loveall, Roper, Young and Warmka voted yes.

15. Approved Resolution 19-CB-53 reflecting a two-week extension until November 15, 2019 on Resolution 19-CB-41 approved September 17, 2019 for the repurchase of a tax forfeited parcel in Elmore with updated payment amount. Commissioners Young, Roper, Loveall, Warmka Groskruetz voted yes.

16. Approved requests of J. Howard, A. Noll, and M. Lacher to attend on-line DMT re-certification; C. Davis, B. Gehrking, A. Huston, M. Stevermer, P. Campbell, J. Anderson, and D. Bullerman to attend a 2-day MN South Central Investigator's Coalition conference in Mankato.; L. Olson to attend a 1-day MN Assoc. of Assessment Personnel meeting in Mantorville; T. Beckman to attend a 1-day boiler hydronics training in Eden Prairie; A. Wachlin to attend a 1-day FAST training in Faribault; and L. Scholten to attend a 1-day Government Personnel data workshop in St. Paul.

17. Recessed to Drainage Authority meeting. Reconvened at 12:57 p.m.

18. Closed meeting to discuss labor negotiation. Meeting was re-opened.

19. Approved memorandum of understanding with AFSCME allowing Lorrie Bosma and Kathryn Anderson, upon severance of employment from Faribault County, to both receive a County contribution toward their retiree health insurance coverage equal to the amount of the County's contribution toward active employees. Commissioners Roper, Young, and Warmka voted yes. Commissioners Loveall and Groskreutz voted no.

20. Approved payment of the following bills: Audit/auxiliary totaling $497,848.50.

Discussion was held concerning the following:

1. L. Scholten met regarding central services business.

2. M. Gormley and S. Adams met regarding sheriff business.

3. L. Bosma met regarding SSTS business.

4. M. Daly met regarding public works business.

Complete minutes are on file in the Central Services Office.

The meeting was recessed to November 5, 2019.

Bill Groskreutz, Chair

Clara Vereide,

Acting Clerk to the Board

Nov. 25, 2019

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NOTICE OF HEARING FOR IMPROVEMENT PROJECT NO. F17.119.772

SOUTH SAILOR, BARTELS, AND RAMSEY 2020

Notice is hereby given that the City Council of Blue Earth will meet in the Public Safety Building Meeting Room at 120 S. Walnut Street at 5:05 p.m. on December 16, 2019, to consider, and review proposed 2020 Street and Infrastructure Improvements of full reconstruction on Sailor Street from 3rd Street to 7th Street, in addition to 4th Street through 6th Street from Grove Street to East Street. Pavement maintenance was also evaluated and considered for, Ramsey Street from 6th Street to 7th Street, Bartels Drive, and the parking area and alley behind City hall. Included were any necessary improvements of sanitary sewer, storm sewer, water main, street construction, and sidewalk & boulevard improvements. The proposed roll is on file with the City Clerk and open to public inspection pursuant to Minn. Stat. 429.011 to 429.111.

A reasonable estimate of the impact of the assessment will be available at the hearing. Such persons as desire to be heard with reference to the proposed improvement will be heard at this meeting. The mailed notice of this hearing to property owners contains additional information.

BY ORDER OF THE CITY COUNCIL

Timothy P. Ibisch, City Clerk

Nov. 25, Dec. 2, 2019

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DEADLINE

Deadline for Public Notices is Wednesday at 12:00 Noon for the next Mondays issue. All legal copy should be delivered to the office by noon Wednesday to insure its publication.

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Or mail notice to: Faribault County Register, PO Box 98, 125 North Main Street, Blue Earth, MN 56013 or fax to 507-526-4080. Thank you and have a great week from the staff of the Faribault County Register.

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and ask for Sandy, Kristin or Lori. For help with classifieds or legals please call us with any questions you may have.

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