Legal Notices

PUBLIC
NOTICE

 

Notice is hereby given that the Houston County Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, November 20, 2018, in the Commissioners Room, Courthouse, Caledonia, MN, to consider updating Ordinance No. 9. - Park Rules and Regulations for Wildcat Park.  Specifically, the board will consider changes to the reservation policy, the number of seasonal campsites and park use fees.  Additionally, the board will consider updates to Ordinance No. 10 – Park Rules and Regulations for Botcher Park.  These changes include renaming the park to “Bob Botcher Park”, prohibition of hunting in the park and limited camping use by organized groups.  For a copy of the proposed changes, contact the Houston County Auditor’s Office at (507) 725-5803.

 

By: Michelle Quinn

Houston County Auditor

 
 
 
 
 

NOTICE
-
DATE
CHANGE:

The November School Board Meeting of the Spring Grove Board of Education is being moved from Monday, November 19, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. to Wednesday, November 14, 2108 at 6:00 p.m.

 
 
 
 
 

SPRING
GROVE
TOWNSHIP
REGULAR
MEETING
NOTICE

The Spring Grove Town Board will meet at 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 7, at Mike Wiste’s Shop, 21333 Sugar Valley Road, Spring Grove, for its regular monthly meeting.

Michael Wiste, Clerk-Treasurer

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

NOTICE
OF
PUBLIC
HEARING

CITY
OF
SPRING
GROVE

 

               The City Council will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, November 20, at 6:30 p.m. at 168 West Main Street, Spring Grove, Minnesota.  The hearing is being held to discuss changes to the Zoning Ordinances.

               All persons wishing to comment on the matter should do so at that time or submit comment in writing to the City Clerk’s office before that date.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Houston
County
Planning
Commission
Vacancies

 

Notice is hereby given that applications are being accepted for two vacancies on the Houston County Planning Commission for three-year terms beginning in January 2019 through December 31, 2021. The Planning Commission generally meets the evening of the 4th Thursday of each month, with additional and/or special meetings scheduled as needed. Application packets are available at the Houston Co. Personnel Office, 304 S. Marshall St., Room 208, Caledonia, MN, by calling (507) 725-5822 or online at www.co.houston.mn.us.   In order to be considered, completed application materials must be received by 4:30 p.m., Friday, November 30, 2018.  

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Black
Hammer
Township

Meeting
Notice

The Black Hammer Town Board will hold its regular monthly meeting at 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 13, 2018, at the Black Hammer Town Hall.

Elizabeth Wiste, clerk

 
 
 
 
 
 

Spring Grove Police
 Department Blotter

Oct. 24 to Oct. 30, 2018

Oct. 24, 2018

0036 hours- Officers received a request for a house watch, 3rd Ave.

1053 hours- Officers stopped a vehicle with a believed revoked driver, Main St.

1108 hours- Officers assisted Spring Grove ambulance with a medical call, 1st St.

1521 hours- Officers received a report of a car on fire, Wilson Dr.

1905 hours- Officers received a report of a disturbance, No Street Found.

2013 hours-Officers received a report of a theft, 2nd Ave.

Oct. 25, 2018

1752 hours- Officers received a parking complaint, 3rd St.

1757 hours- Officers received an animal complaint, Main St.

1811 hours- Officers received a complaint of child custody issues, 2nd St.

2107 hours- Officers issued a warning citation for speeding, Main St.

Oct. 26, 2018

1630 hours- Officers received a report of a deceased cat, 1st Ave.

1714 hours- Officers received a report of adult abuse, 1st St.

2101 hours- Officers issued a warning citation for driving without headlights on, Main St.

Oct. 28, 2018

0202 hours- Officers issued a citation for No Parking from 2 to 6 a.m., Main St.

0209 hours- Officers issued a citation for No Parking from 2 to 6 a.m., Main St.

Oct. 29, 2018

1443 hours- Officers received a report of a loose dog, 2nd St.

2038 hours- Officers received a report of a civil dispute between parties, 3rd Ave.

Oct. 30, 2018

2041 hours- Officers issued a warning citation for headlight out, Main St.

2035 hours- Officers assisted Spring Grove Ambulance and Spring Grove Fire Dept. with a medical call, Bee Hill Dr.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The following non-confidential traffic and criminal cases from 10/18/18 to 10/25/18 were compiled from reports released from the Houston County Court Administrator’s office.

 

Caledonia

Samuel David Cravillion, 19, La Crescent; 9/20/18 Seat belt required; Fees $100

Roland Garcia, 36, Caledonia; 8/25/18 Driving after revocation; Fees $275

Merle Eugene Johnson, 91, Caledonia; 9/11/18 Driver fails to yield right of way to emergency vehicle; Fees $175

Angel Luis Schuster, 51, La Crescent; 9/20/18 Seat belt required; Fees $100

Jennifer Catherine Williams, 33, Caledonia; 9/24/18 Speeding school zone 30/20; Fees $155

 

Houston
County
Sheriff’s
Office

Casey Joseph Colsch, 32, Eitzen; 9/26/18 Speeding 65/55; Fees $115

Wendy Lea Colsch, 51, New Albin, Iowa; 10/8/18 Speeding 65/55; Fees $115

Kaitlyn Cynthia Fah, 23, Hokah; 8/17/18 Speeding 65/55; Fees $115

Jessica Ann Holten, 35, Caledonia; 10/16/18 5th degree controlled substance crime; Jail, 180 days, credit for time served: 9 days; Fees $75

Siyi Ji, 25, Brownsville; 10/18/18 Speeding 69/55; Fees $125

Siyi Ji, 25, Brownsville; 10/18/18 Driver fails to yield right of way to emergency vehicle; Fees $100

Nickolas Michael Lee, 21, Houston; 9/20/18 Seat belt required; Fees $100

Sheldon Mervin James Rippie, 18, Rochester; 9/29/18 Liquor consumption by persons under 21; Fees $175

Nicholas Leroy Stoker, 18, La Crescent; 10/6/18 Speeding 71/55; Fees $135

Aracely Del Carmen Vargas-Machado, 28, Caledonia; 10/11/18 Driving without a valid license; Fees $175

Aracely Del Carmen Vargas-Machado, 28, Caledonia; 10/11/18 No insurance; Fees $200

Elise Lee Walters, 19, Houston; 9/15/18 Speeding 75/55; Fees $215

 

La
Crescent
Police
Dept.

Jamie Ann Hampton, 29, Lone Rock, Wis.; 8/13/18 Driving without valid license; Fees $175

Kasey Rae Kasten, 36, La Crescent; 7/24/18 Operate motor vehicle after license suspension; Fees $275

Trevor Lane Nelson, 46, La Crescent; 8/31/18 Noise violation; Fees $115

Marissa Ann Northrup, 30, Winona; 9/18/18 Speeding 70/40; Fees $275

Shawn Andrew Roe, 23, Trempealeau, Wis.; 8/14/18 Driving after suspension; Fees $275

Benjamin James Walz, 37, La Crescent; 8/13/18 Driving after suspension; Fees $275

 

MN
Dept.
of
Natural
Resources

Brandl Marcus Bonetti, 19, Green Bay, Wis.; 10/13/18 Must have license in possession; Fees $100

Jacob Mark Heller, 19, Green Bay, Wis.; 10/13/18 Must have license in possession; Fees $100

Michael J. Rottier, 19, Green Bay, Wis.; 10/13/18 Must have license in personal possession; Fees $100

 

MN
State
Patrol

Ushindi Bagabo, 23, Rochester; 9/24/18 Speeding 72/55; Fees $135

Lwel Nay Htoo, 23, St. Paul; 10/13/18 Speeding 65/55; Fees $115

Joshua John Lehnertz, 36, St. Charles; 10/13/18 Speeding 65/55; Fees $115

Adam Wayne Munns, 18, Onalaska, Wis.; 9/18/18 Speeding 74/55; Fees $135

Mary Evelyn Radecki, 60, La Crescent; 10/11/18 Speeding 56/40; Fees $135

Lana Rae Sacia, 56, Sparta, Wis.; 9/24/18 Speeding 69/55; Fees $125

Emily Ruth Scheevel, 36, Preston; 8/30/18 Speeding 65/55; Fees $115

 

MN
State
Patrol

Orvis Dean Rask, 72, Spring Grove; 10/2/18 Vehicle parked longer than 72 hours; Fees $32

 

Jacqulyn Anne Van Minsel, 42, Spring Grove; 10/7/18 Parked in prohibited parking zone; Fees $32

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PROCEEDINGS
OF
THE
BOARD
OF
COUNTY
COMMISSIONERS

 

Date: Tuesday, October 23, 2018 9:00 a.m.

 

Place: Commissioners Room, Courthouse, Caledonia, MN 

 

Members Present: Jack Miller, Justin Zmyewski, Teresa Walter and Fred Arnold

 

Presiding: Fred Arnold, Chairperson

 

Call to order.

 

Motion was made by Commissioner Miller, seconded by Commissioner Walter and unanimously carried to approve the agenda.

 

Motion was made by Commissioner Walter, seconded by Commissioner Miller and unanimously carried to approve the minutes of the October 16, 2018 meeting.

 

Motion was made by Commissioner Walter, seconded by Commissioner Miller and unanimously carried to approve payment of the license center and Human Services disbursements and the following claims:

 

County Revenue Fund $121,236.96 

Road & Bridge Fund 15,866.44 

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Total $137,203.40

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File No. 2 - Engineer Pogodzinski reported on the 5 year prioritized bridge replacement plan. Motion was made by Commissioner Zmyewski, seconded by Commissioner Walter and unanimously carried to adopt the following:

 

RESOLUTION
NO.
18-43

Prioritized
Bridge
Replacement
List

October 2018

 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the following deficient bridges are high priority and Houston County intends to replace, rehabilitate, or remove these bridges as soon as possible when funds are available, 

 

 

Township

Old Road # Total Bridge/or Proposed

Bridge or Name Project State Aid Federal Bridge Local GF Construction

# Cost Funds Funds Bonding Funds LBRR Year

 

92280 CSAH 4 362,560 226,600 0 82,400 53,560 0 2019

L3990 Old Indian Trail Rd 291,274 271,274 0 0 20,000 0 2019

L3974 Eitzen Creek Drive 450,110 430,110 0 0 20,000 0 2019

R0624 Hatleli Drive 331,660 311,660 0 0 20,000 0 2019

6110 Dotseth Road 331,660 311660 0 0 20,000 0 2019

L4560 Lorenz Road 29,838 29,838 0 0                                   0 2019                    

 

L9501 Prairie Ridge Road 463,613 443,613 0 0 20,000 0 2020

L9037 Gates Coulee Drive 341,610 321,610 0 0 20,000 0 2020

28501 Looney Valley Road 896,461 876,461 0 0 20,000 0 2020

 

L4012 Rooster Valley Road 351,858 331,858 0 0 20,000 0 2021

L3997 Freeburg Ridge Road 898,222 878,222 0 0 20,000 0 2021

 

L4009     Rooster Valley Road       303,887        283,887                        0       0 20,000 0 2022               7540       CSAH 10                         542,495        393,928                      0 90,041 58,526  0 2022                

 

L3984     Wiebke Hill Road           419,657        399,657                       0 0 20,000 0 2023

L3983     Wiebke Hill Road           419,657        399,657                   0 0 20,000 0 2023

88421      CSAH 10                        408,064        255,040 0 92,742 60,282 0 2023                      6937        CR 249                           408,064                      0 92,742 315,323 0 2023

88431      CSAH 20                        408,064         255,040                    0 92,742 60,282 0 2023

 

7,658,754   6,420,115 0 450,667.00 787,973

 

 

FURTHERMORE, Houston County does hereby request authorization to replace, rehabilitate, or remove such bridges; and 

 

FURTHERMORE, Houston County does hereby request financial assistance with eligible approach grading and engineering costs on township bridges, as provided by law.

 

Motion was made by Commissioner Walter, seconded by Commissioner Zmyewski and unanimously carried to approve the following resolution in support of requesting state funding for Regional Response Centers: 

 

RESOLUTION NO. 18-44

State Funding for Regional Response Center

October 2018

 

Affirming Houston County’s support for state capital investments for regional behavioral health crisis program facilities and permanent supportive housing for people with behavioral health needs.

 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, Houston County supports state capital investments for regional behavioral health crisis program facilities and permanent supportive housing for people with behavioral health needs.

 

Motion was made by Commissioner Zmyewski, seconded by Commissioner Walter and unanimously carried to allow full, continued support of the Mobile Crisis Response program with grant dollars up to $42,235 over two years, with an appropriate reduction if the region reduces the program support level.  

 

Motion was made by Commissioner Miller, seconded by Commissioner Zmyewski and unanimously carried to approve an abatement for taxes payable 2018 for David Guckelberger on Parcel No. 02.0305.000 in the amount of $1,174 due to the structure being only partially complete however, taxed as if it were 100% complete. 

 

There being no further business and the time being 9:53 a.m., motion was made by Commissioner Miller, seconded by Commissioner Walter and unanimously carried to adjourn the meeting, the next advertised meeting being Tuesday, October 30, 2018.

 

BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

HOUSTON COUNTY, MINNESOTA

 

By: ________________________________

      Fred Arnold, Chairperson

Attest: ____________________________

Jeff Babinski, County Administrator 

 

THE ABOVE PROCEEDINGS OF THE HOUSTON COUNTY BOARD OF COM­MISSIONERS IS ONLY A SUMMARY.  THE FULL TEXT IS AVAILABLE FOR PUBLIC INSPECTION AT THE HOUS­TON COUNTY AUDITOR’S OFFICE AS WELL AS ON THE HOUSTON COUNTY WEBSITE LOCATED AT THE FOLLOWING WEB ADDRESS: http://www.co.houston.mn.us/

 

 

 

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