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Public Notices for the Week of 11/17/14, continued

By Staff | Nov 16, 2014

District Reports: Robyn Beach-Olson was on hand to talk about the reading initiative the elementary is using called the “Daily Five”. It is a great way to work with kids of all levels at their own pace. They can work with words while reading to someone or listening. It has engaged the whole group while allowing the staff time to work with individual students.

Transportation Director, Dan Brod, gave everyone present a ride on the newest bus. They have many nice features and ride well, as well as being more efficient than the last ones that were purchased.

Community Ed. Director Dar Holmseth was on hand to talk about the fantastic trips they have been taking. They fill up fast and have excellent tour guides.

Chairperson’s report: Chairman Bly acknowledged Board Member Mark Maher for completing phases I, II and III of new Board member training. Bly also congratulated the girls tennis team and coaches for their success this fall and wished them well at the State Tournament.

Superintendents Report:

Mr. Evan Gough gave an update on the current enrollment to start the school year. Our current rate for those receiving free or reduced lunches is 48.9% in the district. The network issues at the High School continue to be worked on.

Committee Reports: Eckhardt reported that the Foundation recently allocated $20,000 for the D.C. trip to help defray expenses.

Principal Reports: High School Principal Richard Schneider reported that Homecoming week went well and he heard many good comments on bringing back the parade. Mr. Dressler reported that the Middle School students were experiencing the courage retreat.

Action Items:

A Resolution for financial support of student activities passed on a Haugh/Ripley motion. Those voting in favor were: Bly, Eckhardt, Fellows, Ripley, Cahill, Maher and Haugh.

The Assurance of Compliance report was approved on a Fellows/Maher motion.

The current co op for Hockey was dissolved on a Cahill/Fellows motion.

A new cooperative agreement to allow students of BEA play hockey was approved on a Cahill/Maher motion.


The following hires were approved on a Eckhardt/Ripley motion:

Marissa Van Ness- MS Spec Ed Para B-2-1

Teagan Brown HS Para B-2-1

The following Resignations were accepted on a Cahill/Ripley motion:

Jeremy Ahrens- Bus Driver

A Bullying Prevention proclamation was approved by the Board on a Ripley/Fellows motion.

The Dissolution of the Alpine Ski Co Op was approved on an Eckhardt/Maher motion.

The new Ski Cooperative was approved on a Cahill/Fellows motion.

Abby Bloomquist was added to the Fall coaches list as the J.V. Volleyball Coach.

District Policy: Policies 101, 101.1, 103, 104, 201, 202, 203, 203.1, 203.2, 203.5, 203.6, 204, 205, 206, 207, 208, 209, 210, 210.1, 211, 212 and 213 were approved on a Fellows/Maher motion.

Policies 301, 302, 303, 304, 305, 306, 403, 404, 405, 407, 408, 409, 414, 415, 416, 420, 421, 422, 423, 424 and 425 were given for the first reading.

On a Cahill/Maher motion, the board was dismissed at 8:09pm.

Respectfully Submitted,

Jesse Haugh-clerk

November 17, 2014


DOCUMENT 00100 –


6 Main Street North Building Demolition

City of Winnebago

Winnebago, MN

RECEIPT AND OPENING OF PROPOSALS: Sealed proposals for the work described below will be received at the Office of the City Administrator, City of Winnebago, 140 Main Street South, Winnebago, MN, 56098-0035 until 11:00 a.m. on December 5, 2014 at which time the bids will be opened and publicly read.

DESCRIPTION OF WORK: The work includes the construction of approximately:

Hazardous material abatement

Building demolition and debris removal

Fill placement

together with numerous related items of work, all in accordance with Specifications.

COMPLETION OF WORK: Building removal by January 15, 2015. All work under the Contract must be complete by February 1, 2015.

PLANHOLDERS LIST, ADDENDUMS AND BID TABULATION: The planholders list, addendums and bid tabulations will be available for download on-line at www.bolton-menk.com or www.questcdn.com. Any addendums may also be distributed by mail, fax or email.

TO OBTAIN BID DOCUMENTS: Complete digital project bidding documents are available at www.bolton-menk.com or www.questcdn.com. You may view the digital plan documents for free by entering Quest project #3583911 on the website’s Project Search page. Documents may be downloaded for $20.00. Please contact QuestCDN.com at 952-233-1632 or info@questcdn.com for assistance in free membership registration, viewing, downloading, and working with this digital project information. An optional paper set of project documents is also available for a nonrefundable price of $25.00 per set, which includes applicable sales tax and shipping. Please make your check to payable to Bolton & Menk, Inc. and send it to 219 North Main Street, Fairmont, MN, 56031, (507) 238-4738, fax (507) 238-4732.

BID SECURITY: A certified check or proposal bond in the amount of not less than 5 percent of the total amount bid, drawn in favor of City of Winnebago shall accompany each bid.

OWNER’S RIGHTS RESERVED: The Owner reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to waive any irregularities and informalities therein and to award the Contract to other than the lowest bidder if, in their discretion, the interest of the Owner would be best served thereby.

PRE-BID CONFERENCE: A pre-bid conference shall be held at the building on November 25, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. Attendance is not mandatory for bidding.

Dated: November 12, 2014./s/ Chris Ziegler

City Administrator

November 17, 2014



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