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Public Notices for 11/21/16

By Staff | Nov 20, 2016

STATE OF MINNESOTA

COUNTY OF FARIBAULT

FIFTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT

DISTRICT COURT

PROBATE DIVISION

Court File No. 22-PR-16-593

Estate of

Harold H. Hilpipre

aka Harold Harland Hilpipre,

Decedent

AMENDED NOTICE AND ORDER FOR HEARING ON PETITION FOR

DESCENT OF PROPERTY

A Petition for Determination of Descent has been filed with this Court. The Petition represents that the Decedent died more than three years ago, leaving property in Minnesota and requests the probate of Decedent’s last Will (if any), and the descent of such property be determined and assigned by this Court to the persons entitled to the property.

Any objections to the Petition must be filed with the Court prior to or raised at the hearing. If proper, and no objections are filed or raised, the Petition may be granted.

IT IS ORDERED and Notice is further given, that the Petition will be heard on December 6, 2016, at 10:30 a.m., by this Court at 415 N. Main St., Blue Earth, Minnesota.

(1) Notice shall be given to all interested persons (Minn. Stat. 524.1-401) and persons who have filed a demand for notice pursuant to Minnesota Statutes section 524.3-204.

(2) Notice shall be given by publishing the Notice and Order as provided by law and by: Mailing a copy of this Notice and Order at least 14 days prior to the hearing date.

Dated: November 7, 2016

BY?THE?COURT

Douglas L. Richards,

Judge of District Court

Vicky Driscoll,

Court Administrator

Julie Hansen, Deputy

(COURT SEAL)

Dated: November 7, 2016

Attorney For Petitioner

Daniel L. Lundquist

Frundt & Johnson, Ltd.

117 W. 5th St., PO Box 95

Blue Earth, MN 56013

Attorney License No.: 0348168

Telephone: 507-526-2177

Fax: 507-526-4477

email: dlundquist@frundt-johnson.com

November 14, 21, 2016

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STATE OF MINNESOTA

BEFORE THE

FARIBAULT COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

SITTING AS THE DRAINAGE AUTHORITY FOR

COUNTY DITCH #21

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE, the Board of Commissioners of the Faribault County, sitting as the drainage authority for County Ditch #21 will hold a final hearing on the pending Petition for the Improvement of County Ditch #21, the engineer’s detailed survey report, and the viewers’ report of benefits and damages for improvement of County Ditch #21 and the separable maintenance of County Ditch #21. The engineer’s report and viewers’ reports were filed with the drainage authority on and are available for inspection at the offices of Faribault County Auditor. The reports may also be found at www.co.faribault.mn.us. The hearing shall be held at 10:30 a.m. on December 12, 2016, at the Faribault County Ag Center Meeting Room at 415 South Grove St. Blue Earth, MN. At the final hearing, the drainage authority will accept public comment regarding the engineer’s and viewers’ reports. Any party having an interest in the proceedings may appear and provide comment. Written comments will be accepted at the hearing and by mail through the date of the hearing at the office of the Faribault County Auditor’s Office, PO Box 130, Blue Earth, MN 56013. The engineer and viewers will hold an information meeting at 2:00 p.m. on November 29, 2016 in the meeting room of the Faribault County Ag Center to discuss the project.

The proposed drainage project involves the constructing an open ditch beginning in section 33 of Verona township and flowing through sections 34, 35 and out letting in section 36, as well as new and larger mainline Branch 275, Branch 147 and Branch 116 tile that are located in Verona Township Sections 33 and 36 and in Jo Daviess Township sections 1,2,3,4 and 5. The open ditch will consist of 13,070 feet of trapezoidal ditch with and eight foot wide bottom and 2,100 feet of a two-stage ditch. The new Main will consist of 8,735 feet of 36 inch tile, 3,005 feet of 30-inch tile, 2,715 feet of 24-inch tile, 1,045 feet of 12-inch tile and 305 feet of 10-inch tile which will vary of 0.09% to 0.60 slope. The new Branch 275 will consist of 3,865 feet of 36-inch tile, 4,640 feet of 24-inch tile, and 1,355 feet of 15-inch tile and will vary from 0/.05% to 0.30% slope. The new branch 147 will consist of 2,780 feet of 24-inch tile, 1,135 feet of 18-inch tile, and 835 feet of 15-inch tile which will vary from 0.10% to 0.25% slope. The new branch 116 will consist of 635 feet of 18-inch tile and will be at 0.10% slope. Sections crossed are Verona Township sections

The following properties are affected by the work identified in the engineer’s report and the viewers’ report of benefits and damages:

Jo Daviess Township, T 102 N-R 28W, Sections: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 9;

Verona Township, T 103 N-R 28W, Sections:32, 33, 34, 35 & 36; all in Faribault County.

The following owners of property are affected by the improvement of County Ditch #21:

HAROLD JOSEPH HILL & MARY LAWRENCE HILL LIV TRUST, LAWRENCE FARM INC, DOUGLAS D NAVE, HARVEY HAGEDORN ,DARREL D HACKLANDER LIFE ESTATE ETAL, JOSHUA G & MELISSA M BRUELLMAN, WAYNE LAWRENCE, JASON S OLSON & ROBYN LYNN BEACH-OLSON, LINDA J BARKALOFF, LEO OLSON, M & L OLSON DAIRY INC, K & S MALECHA INVESTMENTS, DOUGLAS A & REBECCA S NAGEL, JASON & CARLA LAWRENCE, PATRICK A & ANGELA J MURPHY, DALE SAUNDERS LIFE ESTATE ETAL, WESLEY D SAUNDERS, DAVID J FINNEGAN, ONNEN & ANN M CASSENS LIVING TRUST, DEREK NAVE, TIM MANTHEI & LEE MANTHEI, RICKY R SMITH TRUST & ROBIN ANNE HUBER TRUST, JOHN H & DEBRA A OOTHOUDT, CURT SORGENFRIE, MARY AYLEEN CARR, DAVID ORAL OOTHOUDT, DUSTIN D & HEATHER E PHILIPP & DENNIS D PHILIPP, CURT & CINDY H SORGENFRIE, SANDRA SORGENFRIE REVOC TRUST, CHRISTINE E JOHNSON REV TRUST C/O MARTIN JOHNSON, CLEIGHTON R JOHNSON LIFE ESTATE ETAL, MARJIE L PETERSON LIFE ESTATE ETAL, MARLIN ELMORE, TIMOTHY P & NANCY PETERSON, BEVERLY OLSON, HARVEY & LEOLA HAGEDORN, DAVID & DENISE PFAFFINGER, KATHERINE ANN GOEDDEL, VIOLET MENSING TRUST U/A VIOLET MENSING TRUSTEE

The following governmental entities are affected by the improvement and/or separable maintenance of County Ditch #21: Minnesota Department of Transportation, Faribault County, Jo Daviess Township, Verna Township.

Dated: November 14, 2016

John Thompson,

County Auditor-Treasurer

November 14, 21, 28, 2016

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BLUE EARTH AREA SCHOOL BOARD PROCEEDINGS

I.S.D. #2860

October 17, 2016

The regular meeting of the Board of Education of the Blue Earth Area, I.S.D. #2860 was held on Monday, October, 17th in Blue Earth, MN.

Present were School Board members: J. Haugh, M. Maher, D. Fellows, F. Bly, S. Ripley, A. Patten and S. Hauskins. Also Attending were Supt. Gough, principals, members of the press, staff and public.

The meeting was called to order at 6:30 p.m. by Chairperson Bly. The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.

On a Haugh/Maher motion, the Board approved the agenda.

Public Input: None

On a Patten/Haugh motion, the Board unanimously approved the minutes from the September meeting.

Five money transfers were approved in the amount of $1,376,817.97. Fellows/ Hauskins motion.

Action Items

On a Ripley/Maher motion the Board approved Refunding of the District’s 2011A Bonds. Voting in favor were Haugh, Maher, Fellows, Bly, Ripley, Patten and Hauskins.

Personnel:

The following hires and extended leave were approved on a Haugh/Hauskins motion.

Approve Hires:

Jennifer Broderick, HS Secretary, B-2-2

Megan Asmus, Little Giants Assistant

Jessica Eckmann, Little Giants Assistant

Courtney Frandle, Little Giants Assistant

Mae Robertson, Little Giants Assistant

Brittany Underwood, Little Giants Assistant

Extend Leave:

Allison Dallager, end of Nov.-Dec. 12th

The following resignation was approved on a Haugh/Fellows motion: Tammy Wigern, K7 Cook I- effective 9/19/16

On a Patten/Fellows motion, the Board approved the Bullying Prevention Proclamation.

The Staff Sharing Agreement with Southern Plains Spec Ed Coop was approved on a Hauskins/Haugh motion.

A motion to approve the Italy trip was offered by Maher/Hauskins. After discussion, Maher rescinded his motion.

On a Haugh/Fellows motion approval of the Italy trip was tabled until the November meeting.

The following policies were approved on a Maher/Fellows motion. Policy 101, 101.1, 102, 103, 104, 201, 202, 203, 203.1, 203.2, 203.5, 203.6, 204, 205 and 206.

Policies can be found at: www.blueearth.k12.mn.us/page/4192

On a Maher/Patten motion the Board was adjourned at 7:35pm.

This is a summary, for complete minutes of the school board meeting please visit the school website at www.blueearth.k12.mn.us/.

Respectfully Submitted,

Sheila Ripley – Clerk

November 21, 2016

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN:

Notice is hereby given that the city council of Winnebago will meet in the council chambers of the city hall at 7:00 p.m. on December 13, 2016, to consider the proposed Ordinance No 51.11 regulating nonessential water usage upon critical water deficiency as authorized by Minn. Stat. 103G.291, subd. 1 and 2. Such persons as desire to be heard with reference to the proposed ordinance shall be heard.

Chris Ziegler

City Administrator-Clerk-Treasurer

November 21, 2016

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ORDINANCE NO. 51.11

AN ORDINANCE

regulating nonessential water usage upon critical water deficiency as

authorized by Minn. Stat. 103G.291, subd. 1 and 2.

The City Council of Winnebago ordains:

Sec. 1-1. Purpose.

This ordinance establishes water conservation restrictions; and the plan will be in effect at any time the governor declares by executive order a critical water deficiency, pursuant to Minnesota Statutes section 103G.291.

Sec. 1-2. Definitions.

Clerk in statutory cities means the person assigned duties pursuant to Minn. Stat. 412.151; or the city manager pursuant to Minn. Stat. 412.601 412.751 or in charter cities as determined by city charter.

Department means the city water department.

Emergency means the declaration of a critical water deficiency by the governor.

Irrigation means the watering of shrubs, trees, sod, seeded areas, gardens, lawns, or any other outdoor vegetation, except outdoor vegetation utilized for agricultural purposes.

Notification to public means notification through local media, including interviews and issuance of news releases.

Public water supplier means the city or other entity that owns, manages, or operates a public water supply, as defined in Minn. Stat. 144.382, subdivision 4.

Reclaimed water means water collected from rooftops, paved surfaces, or other collection devices and all water utilized more than once before re-entering the natural water cycle.

Water recirculation system means any system which enables a user to reuse water at least once prior to returning the water to the natural water cycle.

Sec. 1-3. Application.

(a) This ordinance applies to all customers of public water suppliers who own or control water use on any premises.

(b) No person shall make, cause, use, or permit the use of water received from a public water supply for residential, commercial, industrial, governmental, or any other purpose in any manner contrary to any provision in this ordinance.

(c) Mandatory emergency conservation measures shall be implemented based upon the declaration of a critical water emergency by the governor.

Sec. 1-4. Declaration of critical water deficiency.

Upon the declaration of a critical water deficiency by the governor, the public water supplier shall immediately post notice of the emergency declaration at the usual meeting place of the city council, or the official city bulletin board. The city shall provide notification to the public as quickly as possible or through established water supply plans emergency response plans or procedures.

Sec. 1-5. Mandatory emergency water conservation measures.

Upon declaration of a water emergency and notification to the public, the following mandatory restrictions upon nonessential water use shall be enforced:

(1) Outdoor irrigation of yards, gardens, golf courses, parklands, and other non-agricultural land, except for those areas irrigated with reclaimed water, is prohibited.

(2) Washing or spraying of sidewalks, driveways, parking areas, tennis courts, patios, or other paved areas with water from any pressurized source, including garden hoses, except to alleviate immediate health or safety hazards, is prohibited.

(3) The outdoor use of any water-based play apparatus connected to a pressurized source is prohibited.

(4) Restaurants and other food service establishments are prohibited from serving water to their customers, unless water is specifically requested by the customer.

(5) Operation of outdoor misting systems used to cool public areas is prohibited.

(6) The filling of swimming pools, fountains, spas, or other exterior water features is prohibited.

(7) The washing of automobiles, trucks, trailers, and other types of mobile equipment is prohibited, except at facilities equipped with wash water recirculation systems, and for vehicles requiring frequent washing to protect public health, safety, and welfare.

Sec. 1-6. Variances.

The City Clerk or their designee, is authorized to grant variances to this ordinance where strict application of its provisions would result in serious hardship to a customer. A variance may be granted only for reasons involving health or safety. An applicant may appeal the denial of a variance within five (5) days of the decision by submitting a written appeal to the City Clerk. The City Council shall hear the appeal at the next City Council meeting. The decision of the City Council is final.

Sec. 1-7. Violation.

(a) Violations shall be determined and cited by the City Clerk or his/her designee. A violator may appeal the citation within five (5) days of its issuance by submitting a written appeal to the City. The City Council shall hear the appeal at the next City Council meeting. The decision of the City Council is final. Violators may be granted an administrative waiver if evidence is provided that equipment failure was the cause of the violation. A letter from a qualified vendor or equipment invoice will be required to show proof of equipment failure.

(b) Upon discovery of a first violation, the violator shall be issued, either personally or by mail, a warning letter that sets forth the violation and which shall describe the remedy and fines for future violations.

(c) Upon subsequent violations at the same location, the violator shall be issued, either personally or by mail, a citation that sets forth the violation and shall describe the remedy.

Fines shall be added to the monthly water bill of the owner or current occupant of the premises where the violation occurred. The imposition of the fine shall in no way limit the right of the City to pursue other legal remedies.

Sec. 1-8. Enforcement.

The City Clerk or his/her designee is authorized to designate city employees or law enforcement personnel to enforce the provisions of this ordinance.

Sec. 1-9 Severability.

If any provision of this ordinance or the application of any provision to a particular situation is held to be invalid by a court of competent jurisdiction, the remaining portions of the ordinance and the application of the ordinance to any other situation shall not be invalidated.

Sec. 1-10 Effective date.

The effective date is usually stated in the following manner: “This ordinance becomes effective from and after its passage and publication;” or “This ordinance becomes effective on _________ ____ _____.”

Chris Ziegler

City Administrator-Clerk-Treasurer

November 21, 2016

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FARIBAULT COUNTY

BOARD OF

COMMISSIONERS SYNOPSIS

NOVEMBER 1, 2016

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

Approved synopsis and official proceedings of the October 18, 2016 regular meeting.

Approved agenda of November 1, 2016.

Hired Ashley Egesdal and Jacqueline Frederickson as part-time dispatch/jailers in the Sheriff Department.

Approved advertising for position of Planning and Zoning administrator.

Approved requests from M. Durkee to attend a 1-day Concrete Plant Inspection recertification in Arden Hills, from S. Determan to attend a 2-day Advanced Civil Process workshop in Anoka and a 1-day 2016 Mortgage Foreclosure and Landlord Tenant Law workshop in Shakopee, from R. Bromeland to attend a 5-day Stage II American Legion training in St. Paul, from C. Albers and P. Campbell to attend a 2-day MN South Central Investigator’s Coalition conference in Mankato.

Accepted a $1,000 donation from KBEW for veteran programs.

Accepted donations totaling $400 for Operation Smile.

Approved a one-time exception of waiving the receipt requirement for staff attending an out of state training which will be reimbursed from other sources.

Approved purchase of a 2016 Dodge Caravan pending receipt of second quote.

Approved reestablishing a recycling contract with B&B Sanitation for a recycling site in Winnebago.

Authorized purchase of an electronics recycling container.

Approved 5-year construction plan as presented.

Adopted Resolution 16-CB-29 setting 2017 ditch assessments. Commissioners Groskreutz, Loveall, Roper, Warmka, and Young voted yes.

Motion failed to set 2017 allocation to the Faribault County Fair Board at $10,000. Commissioners Young and Groskreutz voted yes. Commissioners Loveall, Roper, and Warmka voted no.

Set 2017 allocation to the Faribault County Fair Board at $15,000. Commissioners Loveall, Young, and Warmka voted yes. Commissioners Groskretuz and Roper voted no.

Approved payment bills totaling $ 384,813.43.

Discussion was held concerning the following:

D. Fellows met regarding central services business.

D. Hanson met regarding veteran services business.

B. Rabbe met regarding solid waste business.

M. Daly met regarding public works business.

Complete minutes are on file in the Central Services Office.

The meeting was recessed to November 15, 2016.

Tom Warmka, Chair

John Thompson, Auditor-Treasurer-Coordinator

Tom Warmka, Chair

November 21, 2016

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EARLY DEADLINE

Deadline for Public Notices is Monday at 5 p.m. for the next Mondays issue. Due to Thanksgiving this is an early deadline. All legal copy should be at the office by Monday to insure its publication. If you need to place a public notice legal please email your legal to ptrue@faribaultcountyregister.com or fcnews@bevcomm.net

Or mail to: Faribault County Register, PO Box 98, 125 North Main Street, Blue Earth, MN 56013

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