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Public Notices for the week of 10-18-2020

By Staff | Oct 18, 2020

PUBIC NOTICE

RIVERSIDE MINI – STORAGE UNIT AUCTION

Riverside Mini Storage Auctions will be held on October 22, 2020 at 520 S. Grove St, Blue Earth, MN 56013. Start Time 5:00 p.m. on Units 16, 28, 79, 97, 128.

Auction will also be held at 515 E. 5th St, Blue Earth MN 56013. Start Time following Grove St. Units on Unit 323.

Any questions please contact Olson Rentals 507-238-1393.

October 5, 12, 19, 2020

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CITY OF BLUE EARTH

COUNTY OF FARIBAULT

STATE OF MINNESOTA

NOTICE OF PUBLIC

HEARING ON A PROPOSAL FOR A HOUSING FINANCE PROGRAM

Notice is hereby given that the City Council of the City of Blue Earth, Minnesota (the “City”), will hold a public hearing at 5:00 p.m. on November 2, 2020, at the Blue Earth City Hall, 125 West 6th St, in the City of Blue Earth, Minnesota (the “City”), on the proposal that the City undertake a housing finance program to finance the project hereinafter described, pursuant to Minnesota Statues, Chapter 462C, including Section 469.0171. The Housing and Redevelopment Authority of the City of Blue Earth, Minnesota (the “Authority”) is proposing to finance a portion of the construction and acquisition costs related to development of fourteen (14) housing units comprising of five (5) duplexes and one (1) fourplex. A portion of the units will be acquired by the HRA from APX Construction Group.

At said time and place, the City will give all parties to appear the opportunity to express their views with respect to the housing finance program.

BY ORDER OF THE

CITY OF BLUE EARTH,

MINNESOTA

By /s/ Mary Kennedy,

City Administrator

Oct. 19, 2020

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CITY OF BLUE EARTH

COUNTY OF FARIBAULT

STATE OF MINNESOTA

NOTICE OF PUBLIC

HEARING REGARDING

PROPOSED PROPERTY TAX ABATEMENTS

FOR A HOUSING PROJECT

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City Council of the City of Blue Earth, Minnesota, will hold a public hearing at a meeting of the Council beginning at 5:00 P.M., on Monday, November 2, 2020, to be held at the Blue Earth City Hall, 125 West 6th St, Blue Earth, Minnesota, on the proposal that the City abate property taxes levied by the City on the following property identified as tax parcel identification numbers (the “Property”):

21.008.055021.310.0220

21.308.032021.310.0210

21.308.034021.310.0020

21.308.037021.530.0240

21.308.039021.530.0230

21.308.040021.530.0260

21.308.041021.530.0250

21.310.026021.530.0220

21.310.024021.530.0210

21.310.0230

The total amount of the taxes proposed to be abated by the City on the Property for up to a 20-year period is estimated to be not more than $730,000. The City Council will consider the property tax abatement to finance a portion of the construction and acquisition costs related to development of fourteen (14) housing units comprising of five (5) duplexes and one (1) fourplex. A portion of the units will be acquired by the HRA from APX Construction Group.

The City proposes to issue General Obligation Tax Abatement Bonds (the “Bonds”) in the amount not to exceed $730,000 to finance the Project and use property tax abatements to pay the Bonds.

All interested persons may appear at the November 2, 2020 public hearing and present their views orally or in writing.

BY ORDER OF THE

CITY OF BLUE EARTH,

MINNESOTA

By /s/ Mary Kennedy,

City Administrator

Oct. 19, 2020

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STATE OF MINNESOTA

COUNTY OF FARIBAULT

FIFTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT

DISTRICT COURT

PROBATE DIVISION

Estate of

Christopher P. Anderson,

Decedent

Court File No. 22-PR-20-564

NOTICE AND ORDER OF HEARING ON PETITION FOR PROBATE OF WILL AND

APPOINTMENT OF PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE AND NOTICE TO CREDITORS

It is Ordered and Notice is given that on November 17, 2020, at 10:50 AM, a hearing will be held by Zoom with this Court at 415 N. Main Street, Blue Earth, Minnesota, for the formal probate of an instrument purporting to be the Will of the Decedent dated, November 22, 2016, and codicils to the will, dated January

10, 2017, (“Will”), and for the appointment of Maria Rosario G. Anderson, whose address is 2175 Waterton Rivers Drive, Henderson, NV, 89044 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 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 Minnesota Statutes section 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.

BY THE COURT

Troy Timmerman

Judge of District Court

Kelly Iverson

Court Administrator

Dated: Oct. 12, 2020

Objections to the petition for appointment of the personal representative may be filed with the Faribault County Court Administration office by: efiling (electronic filing), email: 5thfaribaultcourtadmin@courts.

state.mn.us or mail at 415 N. Main, Blue Earth, MN 56013.

Attorney for Petitioner

David Frundt

Frundt, Lundquist & Gustafson, Ltd.

117 W. 5th St.

Blue Earth, MN, 56013

Attorney License No:028550X

Telephone: (507) 526-2177

FAX: (507) 526-4477

Email: dfrundt@flglawfirm.com

Oct. 19, 26, 2020

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STATE OF MINNESOTA

COUNTY OF FARIBAULT

FIFTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT

DISTRICT COURT

PROBATE DIVISION

Estate of

Gordon L. Saunders

aka G.L. Saunders,

Decedent

Court File No. 22-PR-20-550

NOTICE AND ORDER OF HEARING ON PETITION FOR PROBATE OF WILL AND

APPOINTMENT OF PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE AND NOTICE TO CREDITORS

It is Ordered and Notice is given that on November 17, 2020, at 10:35 AM, a hearing will

be held by Zoom with 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, April 17, 2009, (“Will”), and for the appointment of Eugene Murphy and Debra Murphy, whose address is 39437 110th St., Blue Earth, MN, 56013 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 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.

BY THE COURT

Troy Timmerman

Judge of District Court

Kelly Iverson

Court Administrator

Dated: Oct. 7, 2020

Objections to the petition for appointment of the personal representative may be filed with the Faribault County Court Administration office by: efiling (electronic filing), email: 5thfaribaultcourtadmin@courts. state.mn.us or mail at 415 N Main, Blue Earth, MN 56013.

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

Oct. 19, 26, 2020

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CITY OF BLUE EARTH

PUBLIC NOTICE

The Blue Earth Planning Commission has scheduled a hearing at 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 29, 2020 in the Council Chambers of City Hall to consider the following request of Chad & Angela Lawrence, 1219 Highland Drive, Blue Earth, MN.

The applicant request is for an addition to be added onto existing garage to be placed into the side setback residential district:

1) Request to waive side setback restrictions for the construction of an additional stall added onto existing garage in an R-2 residential district. Application is for an additional 10 feet.

The property is legally described as: Lot (5) Block (1) of Valley Highlands Fourth Subdivision in the City of Blue Earth, Faribault County as designated upon the Plat of said Subdivision on file and of record in the Office of the Faribault County Recorder.

The Planning Commission recommendation will proceed to consideration at the Regular City Council meeting held on Monday, November 2, 2020 at 5:00 P.M. All interested persons are welcome to attend.

By Order of the Blue Earth City Council

Mary Kennedy

Zoning Administrator

Oct. 19, 2020

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CITY OF BLUE EARTH

PUBLIC NOTICE

The Blue Earth Planning Commission has scheduled a hearing at 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 29, 2020 in the Council Chambers of City Hall to consider the following request of

Dan Mensing, 921 Upper Valley Drive, Blue Earth MN:

The applicant request is for one (1) 25 ft variance to waive rear setback restrictions on a utility shed (14×12) in an R-2 residential district:

1) Request to waive rear setback restriction on utility shed in R-2 residential district

The property is legally described as: Lot Three (3) in Block Two (2) in Fairview Heights Addition in the City of Blue Earth, Faribault County, Minnesota as designated upon the Plat of said Addition on file and of record in the Office of the County Recorder in the County of Faribault and State of Minnesota.

The Planning Commission recommendation will proceed to consideration at the Regular City Council meeting held on November 2, 2020 at 5:00 P.M. All interested persons are welcome to attend.

By Order of the Blue Earth City Council

Mary Kennedy

Zoning Administrator

Oct. 19, 2020

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FARIBAULT COUNTY

BOARD OF

COMMISSIONERS

SYNOPSIS

MARCH?17, 2020

1. All members were present.

2. Approved synopsis and official proceedings of the March 3, 2020 regular and drainage meeting.

3. Approved agenda of March 17, 2020.

4. Motion failed to approve resolution declaring to uphold and protect the Second Amendment as presented. Commissioners Loveall and Roper voted yes. Commissioners Groskreutz, Young, and Warmka voted no.

5. Approved Resolution 20-CB-24 declaring to uphold and protect the Second Amendment with the change in the seventh paragraph of will to may. Loveall, Groskreutz, Young, Roper, and Warmka voted yes.

6. Approved Resolution 20-CB-25 a symbolic declaration of principle to uphold the Minnesota constitution, United States constitution, and Bill of Rights within the confines of the law. Commissioners Loveall, Groskreutz, Young, Roper, and Warmka voted yes.

7. Approved Resolution 20-CB-26 alternative work arrangement policy. Groskreutz, Young, Roper, Loveall, and Warmka voted yes.

8. Approved Resolution 20-CB-27 Paid Time Off (PTO)/Leave emergency protocol. Groskreutz, Young, Roper, Loveall, and Warmka voted yes.

9. Set 2020 crop damage rates at $675/acre for corn and $485/acre for soybeans.

10. Approved vegetative maintenance ads and mailings to affected property owners.

11. Approved splitting the cost of CD 3 repair equally between Faribault County, drainage system, and Barber Township.

12. Approved base bid for CD 3 repairs from Krueger Excavating of Albert Lea of $364,342.75.

13. Approved CD70 scope of work and Krueger Excavating, LLC bid of $6,816.56.

14. Approved alternate bid for CD 55 repairs from Brunz Construction of Madison Lake for $163,415.00.

15. Approved CD21 bid package 4 bid with low bidder Brunz Construction of $89,405.00.

16. Approved Resolution 20-RB01-28 to finalize 2019 bridges project. Commissioners Groskreutz, Loveall, Roper, Young, and Warmka voted yes.

17. Rejected sole bid for CP 20-600-08 for 2020 micro-surfacing from ASTECH for $504,284.20.

18. Accepted quote from Arnold’s of Alden of $65,000 for a Case IH 150 A4 tractor after trade-in. Two other quotes were received from Smiths Mill Impl. Inc. of Smiths Mill for $84,000 and Kibble Equipment of Blue Earth for $108,500.

19. Accepted quote of $20,342.00 from Road Groom Manufacturing of Grundy Center, IA for a road groomer.

20. Approved entering into a Joint Powers Agreement with City of Easton.

21. Approved Resolution 20-CB-29 to approve the repurchase of forfeited tax parcel 31.200.1710 in the City of Winnebago. Groskreutz, Loveall, Roper, Young, and Warmka voted yes.

22. Extended temporary agreement for services with the Soil and Water Conservation District from March 1, 2020 to June 1, 2020.

23. Approved liquor license renewals for Derby Inn, Minn-Iowa Golf Course, and Riverside Town & Country Club for the period of April 1, 2020 through March 31, 2021.

24. Approved transfer 2009 Dodge 2500 Sprinter van from Veterans Service to Building and Grounds.

25. Approved request of J. Schmidtke to attend 8-day National Assoc. of County Veteran Services Officer conference in Atlanta GA.

26. Approved requests of M. Purvis, C. Albers, S. Adams, and B. Bonin to attend a 3-day MN BCA Missing Persons & Death Investigation conference in Breezy Point.

27. Approved payment of the following bills: Auditor warrants totaling $500,533.23; ACH-EFT payments totaling $893,301.72; and audit/auxiliary totaling $956,058.35.

Discussion was held concerning the following:

1. Brenda Baldwin of Blue Earth City Township met regarding defense of second amendment and requested board to declare Faribault County a second amendment dedicated county.

2. L. Scholten met regarding central services business.

3. M. Lore met regarding drainage business.

4. M. Daly met regarding public works business.

Complete minutes are on file in the Central Services Office.

The meeting was adjourned for March 2020.

Tom Warmka, Chair Clara Vereide,

Acting Clerk to the Board

Oct. 19, 2020

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FARIBAULT COUNTY

BOARD OF

COMMISSIONERS

SYNOPSIS

MAY 19, 2020

1. All members were present.

2. Approved synopsis and official proceedings of the April 7, 2020 drainage authority meeting and May 5, 2020 regular and drainage authority meetings.

3. Approved agenda of May 19, 2020.

4. Approved adding conditions 9 and 10 to the conditional use permit for Scott Legried and Micah Twedt.

5. Approved Resolution 20-PZ01-39 granting a conditional use permit to Scott Legried and Micah Twedt for a feedlot in Rome Township on Section 34-101N-26W. Commissioner Roper voted no.

6. Approved Resolution 20-RB03-40 for an agreement with MnDOT for Bridge 22J40 bonding for $233,286.00.

7. Approved advertising for CP 20-600-02 annual gasoline and diesel fuel supply.

8. Approved CSAH 6, 12, and 54 in Winnebago micro-surfacing projects. Commissioner Groskreutz voted no.

9. Approved opening Pihls Park to seasonal campers only per DNR regulations with the public restrooms locked and waiver of liability signed by campers by May 22. Commissioners Loveall and Warmka voted no.

10. Approved opening Woods Lake Park for Elmore Township recycling only.

11. Approved Brush Creek (CD64) grant subcontract with the Faribault County Soil and Water Conservation District.

12. Approved change order No. 1 for CD3 open ditch repair of $10,600 to add the removal of trees on the west side of CR 19.

13. Approved pay application No. 1 for CD3 open ditch repair to Krueger Excavating for $91,133.50.

14. Approved payment 3 of $15,000 for CD21 FEMA repairs to Brunz Construction.

15. Approved an order for CD60 setting June 16, 2020 at 8:30 a.m. for a redetermination of benefits and repair hearing at Hamilton Hall.

16. Approved an order for JD2 setting June 16, 2020 at 10:30 a.m. for a redetermination of benefits and repair hearing at Hamilton Hall.

17. Approved an order for JD1 setting June 16, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. for a redetermination of benefits and repair hearing at Hamilton Hall.

18. Approved implementation of the Faribault County COVID-19 business plan effective May 20, 2020.

19. Set start time of the June 16, 2020 regular meeting at 3:00 p.m. to coordinate with the 6:30 pm Board of Appeal and Equalization meeting.

20. Approved pledging support for the City of Blue Earth APX Housing Project in the form of a 20-year tax abatement. Blue Earth Mayor Rick Scholtes attended.

21. Approved requests from L. Scholten to attend a 2-day MCHRMA summer conference in St. Cloud and J. Blair to attend a 4-day MnCCC annual conference virtually.

22. Approved payment of the following bills: Auditor warrants totaling $435,648.34; ACH-EFT payments totaling $605,880.77; and audit/auxiliary totaling $307,417.62.

Discussion was held concerning the following:

1. Members of public participating: David Amundson, Barbara Baker, Gloria Pederson, Emily Wegener, Peter Hendrickson, Ann Giese, Dennis Koziolek, Milt Steele, Micah Twedt, Scott Legried, Mark Frandle, Chaudhari Samir, Wayne Baker, Nancy Baker, Laurie Baker, Sheryl Satre, and Kevin Mertens.

2. L. Rebuffoni met regarding planning and zoning business.

3. M. Daly met regarding public works business.

4. M. Lore met regarding drainage business.

5. L. Scholten met regarding central services business.

Complete minutes are on file in the Central Services Office.

The meeting was adjourned for May 2020.

Tom Warmka, Chair Clara Vereide,

Acting Clerk to the Board

Oct. 19, 2020

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FARIBAULT COUNTY

BOARD OF

COMMISSIONERS

SYNOPSIS

JULY 7, 2020

1. All members present via teleconference. The pledge of allegiance was recited.

2. A moment of silence in memory of Martin County Commissioner Tom Mahoney, Jr.

3. Approved synopsis and official proceedings of the June 16, 2020 regular and Board of Equalization meetings.

4. Approved agenda of July 7, 2020.

5. Approved sending penalty notice on two parcels for non-compliance of the buffer law.

6. Accepted deicing salt quote from Blackstrap, Inc. for $84.95 per ton for 2020-2021. Two other quotes were received: $94.63/ton from Central Salt, LLC and $89.96/ton from Compass Minerals America Inc.

7. Directed Auditor/Treasurer to work with PFM Financial Advisors to refund the 2014 Faribault County Jail Bond and the 2009 USDA Huntley Sewer Bond.

8. Approved hiring Jennifer Luhmann as Accountant/Office Manager in the Public Works Department.

9. Approved payment of bills totaling $ 3,252,153.30.

Discussion was held concerning the following:

1. D. Anderson met regarding buffer law.

2. Bryan Stading, Executive Director of the Regional Center for Entrepreneurial Facilitation met to introduce their services. EDA Director Annie Liebel also attended.

3. M. Daly met regarding public works business.

Complete minutes are on file in the Central Services Office.

The meeting was recessed to July 21, 2020.

Tom Warmka, Chair Clara Vereide,

Acting Clerk to the Board

Oct. 19, 2020

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FARIBAULT COUNTY

BOARD OF

COMMISSIONERS

SYNOPSIS

AUGUST 18, 2020

1. All members were present.

2. Approved synopsis and official proceedings of the August 4, 2020 regular and drainage authority meetings.

3. Approved amended agenda of August 18, 2020.

4. Set hearing date of September 1, 2020 at 9:30 a.m. via Zoom for a public hearing for the issuance of an intoxicating off-sale liquor license to Steve Ricard and Daniel Ricard of the Derby Inn in Jo Daviess Township.

5. Approved Resolution 20-CB-55 entering into a grant agreement with the MDVA to conduct the County Veterans Service Office Operational Enhancement Grant program. Commissioners Groskreutz, Loveall, Roper, Warmka, and Young voted yes.

6. Approved Resolution 20-CB-56 to approve the donations of $500 from Elks Club of Mankato, $1,000 from DAV Chapter #32, and $500 from Margaret Trenary to the Faribault County Veteran’s Service office. Commissioners Groskreutz, Loveall, Roper, Warmka, and Young voted yes.

7. Awarded 2020 contract for gasoline and diesel fuel supply to the sole bid from Freeborn County Co-op Oil.

8. Motion failed to enter into a road and drainage agreement with Excel Energy for the 345 KV, Huntley-Wilmarth powerline project. Roper voted yes, Groskreutz, Loveall, and Young voted no.

9. Authorized removal of the house at Pihl’s Park.

10. Approved request from T. Hanevik to attend a 2-day Jail Administrators conference online and C. Vereide to attend a 2-day MnCCC Accessibility series PDFs via Zoom.

11. Created Soil and Water Conservation District committee and appointed the Chair and Vice Chair to the committee.

12. Approved Resolution 20-CB-57 denying the repurchase of tax-forfeited Parcels No. 21.325.0510 and 21.325.0520 by prior owner. Young, Roper, Loveall voted yes. Groskreutz and Warmka voted no.

13. Motion died for lack of second to consider a resolution allocating a portion of the CARES Act Coronavirus Relief Funds removing the $200,000 to Non-Profit Relief Grant Program due to lack of information.

14. Approved Resolution 20-CB-58 allocating a portion of the CARES Act Coronavirus Relief Funds: $600,000 to the Faribault County Economic Development Authority to implement and administer the Business Relief Grant Program and Non-Profit Relief Grant Program, $5,000 to the Faribault County Economic Development Authority to implement a broadband internet grant to BEVCOMM, Inc., and $205,000 to Faribault & Martin County Human Services for qualified expenditures incurred between March 1, 2020 and December 1, 2020. Commissioners Loveall and Warmka voted no.

15. Set budget work session to August 28, 2020.

16. Approved payment of the following bills: Auditor warrants totaling $725,477.66; ACH-EFT payments totaling $769,756.78; and audit/auxiliary totaling $425,827.16.

Discussion was held concerning the following:

1. Members of public participating: Kevin Mertens and Milt Steele.

2. Blue Earth Mayor Rick Scholtes appeared during public comment regarding re-purchase of forfeited property.

3. J. Schmidtke met regarding veteran services office business.

4. L. Rebuffoni met regarding planning and zoning business.

5. M. Daly met regarding public works business.

6. Extension Educator Michelle Klinkner and Craig Taylor, Regional Director of Mankato and Worthington regional offices met regarding extension business.

7. Blue Earth City Administrator Mary Kennedy and Faribault County EDA Director Annie Liebel met during the call of public comment.

Complete minutes are on file in the Central Services Office.

The meeting was adjourned for August 2020.

Tom Warmka, Chair Clara Vereide,

Acting Clerk to the Board

Oct. 19, 2020

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FARIBAULT COUNTY

BOARD OF

COMMISSIONERS

SYNOPSIS

SEPTEMBER 1, 2020

1. All members present via teleconference. The pledge of allegiance was recited.

2. Approved synopsis and official proceedings of the August 18, 2020 regular meeting.

3. Approved agenda of September 1, 2020.

4. Waived the reading of the resolution.

5. Approved Resolution 20-CB-59 authorizing issuance, awarding sale, prescribing the form and details, and providing for the payment of $339,000 Taxable General Obligation Revenue Refunding Bonds, Series 2020A to First Bank of Blue Earth. One other bid was received from Bremer Bank. Commissioners Groskreutz, Roper, Warmka, and Young voted yes.

6. Approved training requests from L. Scholten to attend an online Practical Leadership training and a 3-day virtual Negotiation Bootcamp.

7. Approved Resolution 20-CB-60 granting an off-sale liquor license to Steve Ricard of the Derby Inn in Jo Daviess Township for the period of September 1, 2020 through March 31, 2021. Commissioners Groskreutz, Roper, Warmka, and Young voted yes.

8. Approved Resolution 20-CB-61 of support of Regional Transportation Coordinating Council. Commissioners Groskreutz, Roper, Warmka, and Young voted yes.

9. Tabled action on re-purchase of tax forfeited property to September 15, 2020.

10. Approved Resolution 20-RB06-62 to finalize the 2019 overlay project. Commissioner Groskreutz, Roper, Warmka, and Young voted yes.

11. Approved ADA transition plan.

12. Directed Auditor/Treasurer to disperse the 2020 allocation of $10,000 to the Faribault County Historical Society.

13. Closed meeting at 11:25 for discussion of pending litigation with drainage attorney. Approved proceeding as recommended by attorney.

14. Hired Deanne Walk as secretary in Recorder office.

15. Approved mobile device stipend to Parks Manager Bryce Werner.

16. Approved Resolution 20-CB-63 allocating the remaining portion of the CARES Act Coronavirus Relief Fund. Commissioners Groskreutz, Roper, Warmka, and Young voted yes.

17. Approved including home based businesses in the business relief grant program funded by the Faribault County CARES Act Coronavirus relief funds.

18. Closed meeting for union negotiations. Approved sending letter requesting re-negotiations with labor unions for 2021.

19. Recessed to Drainage Authority meeting.

20. Approved payment of bills totaling $ 128,462.29.

Discussion was held concerning the following:

1. D. Esser met regarding Huntley Sewer District bonds.

2. Menno Schukking, AICP, SRF Consulting Group met regarding Regional Transportation Coordinating Council.

3. Bruce Stensland met regarding re-purchase of tax forfeited property. Josh Stensland and Mary Kennedy spoke during public comment.

4. M. Daly met regarding public works business.

5. Randy Anderson of the Faribault County Historical Society met to discuss organization business.

6. L. Scholten met regarding central services business.

Complete minutes are on file in the Central Services Office.

The meeting was recessed to September 15, 2020.

Tom Warmka, Chair Clara Vereide,

Acting Clerk to the Board

Oct. 19, 2020

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FARIBAULT COUNTY

BOARD OF

COMMISSIONERS

SYNOPSIS

SEPTEMBER 15, 2020

1. All members were present.

2. Approved synopsis and official proceedings of the September 1, 2020 drainage authority meeting.

3. Approved agenda of September 15, 2020.

4. Took from the table from the September 1, 2020 meeting the resolution to repurchase two forfeited tax parcels by prior owner.

5. Moved the previous question. Roper voted no.

6. Approved Resolution 20-CB-64 approving the repurchase of forfeited tax parcels 21.325.0510 and 21.325.0520 by prior owner. Roper voted no.

7. Recessed to drainage authority. Reconvened at 10:41am.

8. Approved Resolution 20-RB07-65 Northern State Power Company, ITC Midwest LLC, and Faribault County road use and drainage agreement on Huntley-Wilmarth powerline project. Commissioners Groskreutz, Loveall, Roper, Warmka, and Young voted yes.

9. Recessed to Faribault-Freeborn Joint County Board of Commissioners acting as drainage authority for Joint County Ditch 301. Reconvened at 11:29 am.

10. Approved Resolution 20-CB-66 to enter into a contract with Karpel Solutions for their case management software PROSECUTORbyKarpel for $40,900.00 with annual support fees of $4,700.00. One other quote was received from Equivant for $89,421 with annual support fees of $15,000. Commissioners Groskreutz, Loveall, Roper, Warmka, and Young voted yes.

11. Approved SSTS grant of $3,000.00 to Jesse Pahl for Parcel No. 14.002.0300 in Pilot Grove Township.

12. Approved request of G. Paschke to attend a 4-day virtual MAAO fall conference.

13. Approved Resolution 20-CB-67 setting proposed 2021 levy and budget at $12,152,746 after reduction of program aid and budget of $29,255,032 in revenues and $29,099,691 in expenditures. Commissioners Roper, Groskreutz, and Young voted yes. Commissioners Loveall and Warmka voted no.

14. Approved motion of no comment on the proposed modification of City of Wells Municipal Development District No. 3 and Tax Increment Financing District No. 3-2. Commissioner Warmka voted no.

15. Approved payment of the following bills: Auditor warrants totaling $2,430,611.27; ACH-EFT payments totaling $899,448.72; and audit/auxiliary totaling $246,473.35.

16. Recessed to closed session of the drainage authority attorney-client privilege regarding CD3 pending litigation.

Discussion was held concerning the following:

1. Planning and Zoning committee member Dennis Koziolek spoke during public comment.

2. Bruce Stensland met regarding the re-purchase of forfeited tax parcels.

3. Mark Daly met regarding public works business.

4. Kathryn Karjala met regarding county attorney business.

Complete minutes are on file in the Central Services Office.

The meeting was adjourned for September 2020.

Tom Warmka, Chair Clara Vereide,

Acting Clerk to the Board

Oct. 19, 2020

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