Legal Notices

REGULAR
SCHOOL
BOARD
MEETING:
OCTOBER
15,
2018

The regular meeting of the Board of Education of Independent School District #297 was called to order at 7:04 p.m. Monday, October 15, 2018 in the Media Center.

Board members present:

Aaron Solum Thomas Trehus Stephanie Jaster Jennifer Stender Christian Myrah

 

Board members absent:

Brad Hernandez

School employees present:

Rachel Udstuen

Nancy Gulbranson    

Tanya Elton

 

Motion by Thomas Trehus, seconded by Jennifer Stender and carried unanimously to approve the agenda as presented and revised.

Motion by Thomas Trehus, seconded by Jennifer Stender and carried unanimously to approve the minutes of the Regular School Board Meeting held on Monday, September 17, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. in the Media Center. 

Motion by Jennifer Stender, seconded by Stephanie Jaster and carried unanimously to Treasurer’s Report for October, including electronic transfers, as follows:

 

General Fund (1) 

$150,765.77

Payroll – Direct Deposit

$148,622.18

Payroll – Checks

$  9,132.45

Payroll Liabilities – Wire Transfers

$  97,931.07

Payroll Liabilities – Checks

$  9,502.80

Food Service (2)

$  12,328.75

Community Service (4)

$    941.63

Building Construction (6)

$ 50,106.74

Trust/Scholarship Fund (9)

$ 11,175.00

 

$479,311.39

 

 

FISCAL

Motion by Stephanie Jaster, seconded by Jennifer Stender and carried unanimously to pursue PEIP for Dental Insurance for the January 1, 2018 renewal.

PERSONNEL

Motion by Christian Myrah, seconded by Stephanie Jaster and carried unanimously to approve Blaine Storlie as JV Girls Basketball Coach for the 2018-2019 season.

Motion by Stephanie Jaster, seconded by Thomas Trehus and carried unanimously to approve Joyce McCarthy as Long Term Special Education Substitute Teacher.

Motion by Stephanie Jaster, seconded by Christian Myrah and carried unanimously to approve Toby Leahy as Girls JH Basketball Coach and Aric Elton as Boys JH Basketball Coach for the 2018-2019 season.

PROGRAM

(None)

BUILDING/GROUNDS/EQUIPMENT

(None)

GENERAL

Motion by Christian Myrah, seconded by Stephanie Jaster and carried unanimously to approve the 1st Reading of the following policies: 601-School District Curriculum and Instruction Goals; 603-Curriculum Development; 604-Instructional Curriculum; 613-Graduation Requirements; 614-School District Testing Plan and Procedure; 615-Testing Accommodations, Modifications, and Exemptions for IEPs, Section 504 Plans, and LEP Students; 616-School District System Accountability; 618-Assessment of Student Achievement; 619-Staff Development for Standards; 802-Disposition of Obsolete Equipment and Material.

BOARD MEETING DATES

Regular School Board Meeting

Monday Evening, November 19, 2018

7:00 p.m.

Media Center

Motion by Stephanie Jaster, seconded by Jennifer Stender and carried unanimously to adjourn at 8:02 p.m.

Date Brad Hernandez, Clerk/Treasurer

Independent School District #297

113 2nd Avenue NW

Spring Grove, MN 55974

 
 
 
 
 
 

PROCEEDINGS
OF
THE
BOARD
OF
COUNTY
COMMISSIONERS

Date: Tuesday, November 27, 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 Walter, seconded by Commissioner Miller 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 November 20, 2018 meeting.

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

County Revenue Fund $41,654.92 

Road & Bridge Fund 19,289.37 

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Total $60,944.29

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Following discussion, motion was made by Commissioner Walter, seconded by Commissioner Miller and unanimously carried to adopt the following:

 

 

RESOLUTION NO. 18-46

Adoption of the 2018 Solid Waste Plan

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Houston County Board of Commissioners hereby adopts the 2018 Houston County Solid Waste Plan; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Houston County Board of Commissioners hereby submits the 2018 Houston County Solid Waste Plan to the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency for final approval pursuant to applicable Minnesota Statutes and Rules.

At this time, Emily Johnson and Mr. Pohlman met with the Board to request $4,000 in additional appropriations which may be approved. Motion was made by Commissioner Miller, seconded by Commissioner Zmyewski and unanimously carried to table decision related to the additional appropriations amount of $4,000 until December 11th. 

HR Director Arrick-Kruger requested a closed session pursuant to M.S. 13D.03 subd. 1(b), motion was made by Commissioner Miller, seconded by Commissioner Zmyewski and unanimously carried to go into closed session to consider labor negotiation strategy. The time was 9:22 a.m.

The time being 10:25 a.m., motion was made by Commissioner Miller, seconded by Commissioner Zmyewski and unanimously carried to return to reconvene in open session.

HR Director Arrick-Kruger restated the purpose of the closed session was to discuss labor negotiation strategies. She also reported no action was required at this time. 

Motion was made by Commissioner Walter, seconded by Commissioner Walter and unanimously carried to re-appoint both Tim McCormick and Dan Goetzinger to the Crooked Creek Watershed Board for terms expiring November 30, 2021.

Motion was made by Commissioner Walter, seconded by Commissioner Miller and unanimously carried to approve Peddler’s Licenses for the following:

Kyle Briggs, Dubuque, IA

Jeffery Snyder, Washburn, IA

Steven Hames, Bernard, IA

Joshua Laso, Asbury, IA

Tyler Briggs, Dubuque, IA

There being no further business and the time being 10:46 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, December 11, 2018.

BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

HOUSTON COUNTY, MINNESOTA

By: 

Fred Arnold, Chairperson

Attest: 

Michelle Quinn, County Auditor 

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

 
 
 
 
 
 

NOTICE
OF
MARCH
ANNUAL
ELECTION

To
the
Voters
of
Wilmington
Township

 

    Notice is hereby given that the following offices and terms will be elected at the March 2019 annual Election of Officers to be held Tuesday March 12, 2019:

 

    One (1) Town Supervisor for a 3-year Term. Currently being held by Wesley Lapham

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Wilmington Township Board of Supervisors will have its monthly meeting on Wednesday December 19 at 5:30pm at Wings Restaraunt in Dorchester, IA.  

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Houston County projects SAP 28-599-085 (Bridge) and SAP 28-604-036 (Bridge) are available for bid at http://co.houston.mn.us/Highway_Projects.aspx  and questcdn.com.  Quest Project Number, 6049850.  Letting date:  January 14, 2019.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Spring Grove Police
 Department Blotter

Nov. 28 to Dec. 4, 2018

Nov. 28, 2018

1219 hours- Officers issued a citation for a warning citation for expired registration and no proof of insurance, Main St.

1252 hours- Officers issued a warning citation for speeding, Main St.

1316 hours- Officers issued a warning citation for speeding, Main St.

1342 hours- Officers assisted a person who was locked out of their home, Goodview Dr.

1420 hours- Officers received a report of lost property, Division Ave.

1857 hours- Officers issued a warning for missing headlight, Main St.

2212 hours- Officers issued a warning citation for missing taillight, Main St.

Nov. 29, 2018

0046 hours- Officers investigated a suspicious vehicle parked in the roadway, Main St.

Nov. 30, 2018

1338 hours- Officers received a request for a welfare check, Southwest Alley.

1430 hours- Officers received a report of a loose dog, 3rd Ave.

Dec. 1, 2018

1428 hours- Officers received a request for a motor vehicle unlock, Main St.

Dec. 3, 2018

1357 hours- Officers assisted the Spring Grove Ambulance with a medical call, 5th Ave.

2155 hours- Officers issued a warning citation for missing headlight, 1st St.

Dec. 4, 2018

1554 hours- Officers received a report of a loose dog, 1st Ave.

1641 hours- Officers issued a citation for speeding, Main St.

1804 hours- Officers requested to check the welfare of a resident, 3rd Ave.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The following non-confidential traffic and criminal cases from 11/29/18 to 12/6/18 were compiled from reports released from the Houston County Court Administrator’s office.

 

Caledonia
Police
Dept.

Nevada Helene Darling, 41, La Crescent; 9/20/18 Seat belt required; Fees $100

Kelly Ann Kimball, 50, La Crescent; 9/20/18 Seat belt required; Fees $100

Timoteo Medio Maxin, 42, Postville, Iowa; 11/4/18 Driving without a valid license; Fees $175

Timoteo Medio Maxin, 42, Postville, Iowa; 11/4/18 Operate motorcycle without headlight; Fees $40

Timoteo Medio Maxin, 42, Postville, Iowa; 11/4/18 Uninsured vehicle; Fees $200

Tyler John Stemper, 25, Winona; 11/26/15 Careless driving; Supervised probation, 1 yr.

 

Hokah
Police
Dept.

Kent Kelly Warnke, 39, La Crescent; 9/23/18 Operate vehicle with expired registration; Fees $105

David Alexander Wiseman, 31, Madison, Wis.; 11/21/18 Speeding 50/30; Fees $215

 

Houston
County
Sheriff’s
Office

Thomas Robert Boehm, 58, Austin, Texas; 11/14/18 Speeding 73/55; Fees $135

Emma Leigh Bray, 24, Brownsville; 10/3/18 Speeding 79/55; Fees $215

Nicholas Aaron Franta, 18, La Crescent; 11/6/18 Speeding 72/55; Fees $135

Dondre Luverne Gullickson, 27, Spring Grove; 9/20/18 Seat belt required; Fees $100

Sydnie Claire Kampschroer, 17, Spring Grove; 10/25/18 Speeding 75/55; Fees $215

Spencer Allan Ladsten, 29, La Crescent; 9/19/18 Seat belt required; Fees $100

Kevin Amos Moses, 36, Gray, Kent.; 11/20/18 Speeding 77/55; Fees $215

 

La
Crescent
Police
Dept.

Dean Henry Foltz, 93, Caledonia; 9/17/18 Garbage in yard; Fees $115

Cassandra T. Johnson, 34, Mindoro, Wis.; 11/5/18 Duty to drive with due care; Fees $115

Cassandra T. Johnson, 34, Mindoro, Wis.; 11/5/18 Driver fails to stop for stop sign; Fees $50

 

MN
State
Patrol

Payton Myra Danielson, 17, Mabel; 9/29/18 Unsafe lane usage on highway; Fees $125

 

Spring
Grove
Police
Dept.

Nicholas Jordan Peterson, 25, Spring Grove; 10/20/18 Vehicle parked longer than 72 hours; Fees $32

 

Kayla Lynn Traylor, 31, Spring Grove; 10/31/18 Chickens to be confined; Fees $200

 

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