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Public Notices for the week of 2/18/13

By Staff | Feb 17, 2013

The City of Blue Earth is seeking quotes for the removal of a residential home, basement and foundation located at 914 E. First Street in Blue Earth. The property has been the location of an extensive fire and all materials must be handled as containing asbestos. With asbestos materials a licensed abatement contractor must be on sight for the demolition. Abatement contractor license and insurance must be presented before demolition begins. Proposals will be taken until February 20, 2013, at City Hall, 125 W. Sixth St., Blue Earth, MN 56013 (507) 526-7336 The City reserves the right to decline any and all proposals.

Kathy Bailey

February 11,18, 2013






JANUARY 2, 2013

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

2. Elected Young chair and Loveall vice-chair for 2013.

3. Approve the agenda of January 2, 2013.

4. Set the first and third Tuesday at 9:00 a.m. as regular board meeting dates and set the first Tuesday of each month following the regular board meeting as drainage authority meeting dates for 2013.

5. Appointed entire board to various committees for 2013.

6. Appointed individual commissioners to certain committees for the year 2013.

7. Approved SSTS loan to Dorothy Sundquist on Parcel No. 03.030.0501 in Brush Creek Township of $10,257.54.

8. Approved subordination agreement on SSTS loan made to Donald D. Linder and Nancy K. Linder and recorded as document #352283 to AgStar Financial Services.

9. Appointed the following members to citizen committees: Bill Groskreutz of Wells to MRCI; Jack Heinitz of Blue Earth to a 5-year term to the Faribault County Economic Development Authority ending December 31, 2017; Carmen Klatt of Elmore and Craig Beyer of Bricelyn to 3-year terms on the Extension Committee ending December 31, 2015; Sue Dundas of Wells to a 3-year term on the County Library Board ending December 31, 2015; and Peter Hassing of Wells to a 3-year term ending December 31, 2015 on the Planning Commission.

10. Approved Resolution 13-CB-01 setting gopher bounty for 2013 at two dollars for each pocket gopher and fifty cents for each striped and grey gopher. Commissioners Groskreutz, Loveall, Roper, Warmka, and Young voted yes.

11. Authorized commissioners, other officials, and the central services director to attend association, region, and district meetings.

12. Appropriated $1,000 from general revenue to the agricultural society for 2013 per Minnesota Statute 375.79.

13. Appointed full board, auditor/treasurer/coordinator, engineer, and assessor as voting delegates to the Association of Minnesota Counties with the recorder as alternate.

14. Set per diems of $30 per day for lay committee members and set mileage reimbursement at the IRS rate

15. Accept the sole bid for official county newspaper for 2013 from the Faribault County Register.

16. Approved payment bills totaling $109,360.10, which includes the bills paid in the last week of December 2012.

Discussion was held concerning the following:

1. L. Bosma met regarding SSTS business.

Complete minutes are on file in the Central Services Office.

The meeting was recessed to 9:00 a.m. January 15, 2013.

Greg Young, Chairman

John Thompson, Auditor/


February 18, 2013





JANUARY 15, 2013

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

2. Approved synopsis and official proceedings of December 18, 2012 and January 2, 2013.

3. Approved agenda of January 15, 2013.

4. Accepted resignation of Brenda Ripley as Central Services Director effective June 21, 2013.

5. Amended fee schedule for Prairie Express to $6.00 per person per one way trip if the destination or pickup is outside of Faribault County effective February 1, 2013.

6. Authorized chair’s signature on the engagement letter with the Minnesota State Auditor’s office for the 2012 audit year.

7. Motion to authorize J. Roper to attend a meeting to discuss animal control was withdrawn.

8. Authorized J. Roper and B. Groskreutz to attend a meeting to discuss animal control.

9. Subordinated an SSTS loan recorded as document #337672 to AgStar Financial Services, PCA.

10. Approved requests from J. McDonald to attend a one-day transportation day at the capital in St. Paul and from L. Frommie to attend a three-day HSEM Governor’s conference in Minneapolis.

11. Adopted Resolution 13-PZ01-02 granting a conditional use permit to Thomas and Bob Loonan for an outdoor recreation and education facility in Lura Township, Section 12 as amended. Commissioners Groskreutz, Loveall, Roper, Warmka, and Young voted yes.

12. Approved agreement with Soil and Water District for provision of services for 2013-2017.

13. Approved acting as fiscal agent for a Safe Roads to School grant the City of Wells will be administrating.

14. Appointed Sharon Grunske of Minnesota Lake to complete the term of Alice Moon on the Economic Development Authority committee ending December 31, 2013.

15. Approved payment bills totaling $582,030.96.

Discussion was held concerning the following:

1. Glen Frandle of Frost appeared during public comment regarding CD26A.

2. L. Warmka met regarding Economic Development Agency business.

3. B. Ripley met regarding central services business.

4. B. Zimmer met regarding transit business.

5. L. Bosma met regarding SSTS business.

6. M. Stindtman met regarding soil and water business.

7. J. McDonald met regarding public works business. Travis Winter of Bolton and Menk also attended.

Complete minutes are on file in the Central Services Office.

The meeting was adjourned for the month of January 2013.

Greg Young, Chairman

John Thompson, Auditor/


February 18, 2013







Court File No. 22 PR 13 87

Estate of

Darrell Francis Zimmerman








It is Ordered and Notice is given that on March 19, 2013, at 10:30 o’clock a.m., a hearing will be held in this Court at Blue Earth, Minnesota, for the formal probate of an instrument purporting to be the Will of the Decedent, dated November 14, 2002, and codicil(s) to the Will dated 08/06/07 and 09/19/08, and separate writing(s) under Minn. Stat. 524.2-513 (“Will”), and for the appointment of F. Edward Mouton, whose address is 400 Travis Street, Shreveport, LA 71101 as Personal Representative 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 Representative 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 Minn. 524.3-801) all creditors having claims against the Estate are required to present the claims to the Personal Representative or to the Court Administrator within four months after the date of this Notice or the claims will be barred.

A charitable beneficiary may request notice of the probate proceedings be given to the Attorney General pursuant to Minn. Stat. 501B.41, subd. 5.

Dated: February 11, 2013


Douglas L. Richards,

Judge of District Court

Adele Kiehm,

Deputy Court Administrator


Dated: February 11, 2013

Attorney For

Personal Representative

R. William Barke



114 West Sixth Street,

PO Box 127

Blue Earth, MN 56013-0127

Attorney License No: 166352

Telephone: (507) 526-2141

FAX: 507-526-5307

Email: sbvlaw@bevcomm.net

February 18, 25, 2013


SECTION 00 1110 –



A. From: Kraus-Anderson Construction Company acting on behalf of United South Central Public Schools – ISD #2134.

B. Project: United South Central School – New K-12 School.

C. Key Dates:

1. Bid Due Date: Thursday, March 14th, 2013, at 2:00 pm local time.

D. Method of Delivery: Kraus-Anderson Construction Company has been selected as an Agency Construction Manager by United South Central Pubic Schools to administer the construction of the USC New K-12 School in Wells, MN.

1. The overall project consists of a new K-12 School.

2. The work will be constructed in one (1) phase in accordance with the Project Schedule.

E. Work Included in this Offering: We are presently soliciting competitive “Prime Contract Bids” for the following portions of work as defined herein.

1. All portions of the Work as defined in Section 01 12 10.

F. Bid Date and Location: Sealed bids will be received at United South Central Public Schools, 250 – 2nd Avenue SW, Wells, MN 56097, then publicly opened and read aloud. Bids will be received until 2:00 pm local time, on Thursday, 14th, 2013.

G. Bid Security: Each bid shall be accompanied by Bid Security in form of certified check, cashier’s check or bid bond in amount of five (5) percent of Base Bid submitted, made payable to Owner, as guarantee that Bidder will, if awarded, enter into Contract in accordance with Contract Documents and submitted Bid.


A. Questions shall be submitted to Kraus-Anderson Construction Company at the address below on or before the Date indicated above.

Justin (JJ) Webster

Kraus-Anderson Construction Company

416 South Broadway

Rochester, MN 55904

Phone: 507-226-8690



A. Location of Review and Examination: Bidding Documents (Project Manual, Drawing, and other Contract Documents) are available at the locations indicated below for review and examination:

1. Offices of the Construction Manager

Krause-Anderson Construction Company

416 South Broadway

Rochester, MN 55904

Phone: 507-226-8690

2. Builders Exchanges and planrooms

Builders Exchange of Rochester

108 Elton Hills Lane NW

Rochester, MN 55901

Telephone: 507-282-6531

Albert Lea Builders Exchange

2580 Bridge Avenue

Albert Lea, MN 56007

Telephone: 507-373-3938

Minneapolis Builders Exchange

1123 Glenwood Avenue

Minneapolis, MN?55405

Telephone: 612-381-2620

South Central Builders Exchange

1240 Lake Avenue

Fairmont, MN 56031

Telephone: 507-235-6619

St. Paul Builders Exchange

445 Farrington Street

St. Paul, MN 55103

Telephone: 651-224-7545

Austin Builders Exchange

329 Main St. Ste 102

Austin, MN 55912

Telephone: 507-437-4561

Franz Reprographics, Inc.

128 – 17th Avenue NW

Rochester, MN 55901

Telephone: 507-287-1090

Mankato Builder Exchange

75 Navaho Ave. Ste. 1

Mankato, MN 56001

Telephone: 507-387-2002

B. Procurement of Documents of Bidders on Prime Contracts:

1. Prime Bidders may obtain electronic Bidding Documents at no cost from:

Franz Reprographics, Inc.

128 – 17th Avenue NW

Rochester, MN 55901

Telephone: 507-287-1090

On-line at www.franzrepro.com

C. Hard Copy Documents for Purchase: Documents (complete sets only) may be purchased directly from Franz Reprographics.

1. Process for purchasing full sets of Bidding Documents: Bidders, Subcontractors and others may obtain non -refundable additional sets of Bidding Documents by ordering from and paying directly to Franz Reprographics.

2. Printer and Kraus-Anderson will not be responsible for notifying individual parties who obtained documents without completing the checkout process, when Addenda are issued.

D. Examination of Documents: Bidders shall carefully examine entire content of Bidding Documents to become thoroughly familiar with the documents and project requirements. Refer to Instructions to Bidders for additional requirements.

E. Examination of the Site: Bidders shall make arrangements with the Construction Manager to visit the project site to obtain first-hand knowledge of existing conditions, including existing utilities and services, obstacles which may be encountered and all other conditions related to the Work to be performed.


A. Time of Completion: Refer to Section 01 32 00 – Bids shall reflect all cost necessary to meet this schedule requirement.

B. Owner’s Right to Reject Bids: Owner reserves the right to reject a Bid which is in any way incomplete or irregular or to waive informalities or irregularities in Bid received, and accept a Bid, which in the Owner’s judgement is in the Owner’s best interests.

C. Additional Compensation: Contractors shall not receive extra payments for conditions which can be determined by examining the site and the Contract Documents.


February 18, March 4, 2013





The City of Elmore will be accepting sealed bids for the sale of a. Specifications: 290 Cummings overhauled out of frame, less than 3,000 miles, straight 5 speed transmission, air assisted steering, 10.00 20 front tires 25%, 10.00 20 rear tires 6 new 1 25% 1 flat. Good overall condition. To be sold as is. Interested parties may contact the City Clerk’s office, #507-943-3236 for additional information or to make an appointment to see the truck. Bids will be accepted through 5 pm on March 8th 2013. Bids must be submitted to the City Clerk’s office marked “White Chassis Bid”; address: City of Elmore, 202 S. Hwy 169, P.O. Box 56, Elmore MN 56027. Bids will be opened and considered by the City Council during the regular meeting on Monday, March 11th 2013. The City Council reserves the right to reject any and or all bids. The City of Elmore is an Equal Opportunity Provider and Employer.

February 18, 2013



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