Legal Notices

NOTICE
OF
PUBLIC
HEARING

CITY
OF
SPRING
GROVE

The Spring Grove City Council will discuss and set the final budget and levy for 2020 at a regular meeting on Tuesday, December 17, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. at 168 W Main Street, Spring Grove.

All Spring Grove city residents are invited to attend this meeting of the City Council. Residents will be allowed two minutes each, during the open forum portion of the meeting, to express their opinions on the budget and on the proposed amount of 2020 property taxes before the final budget and levy are adopted.

Send comments and/or review a copy of the proposed budget and levy at Spring Grove City Hall.

 

 

 

Spring
Grove
Township
Regular
Meeting
Notice

The Spring Grove Town Board will meet at 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019, at Mike Wiste’s Shop, 21333 Sugar Valley Road, Spring Grove, for its regular monthly meeting.

 

Michael Wiste, Clerk-Treasurer

 
 
 
 
 
 

REGULAR
SCHOOL
BOARD
MEETING:
OCTOBER
21,
2019

The regular meeting of the Board of Education of Independent School District #297 was called to order at 7:00 p.m. Monday, October 21, 2019 in the Media Center.

Board members present:

Stephanie Jaster

Christian Myrah

Jennifer Stender

Kelly Rohland

Rhan Flatin

 

Board members absent:

Aaron Solum

 

School employees present:

Rachel Udstuen

Nancy Gulbranson    

 

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

Motion by Jennifer Stender, seconded by Kelly Rohland and carried unanimously to approve the minutes of the Regular School Board Meeting held on Monday, September 16, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. in the Media Center. 

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

General Fund (1) $174,992.78

Payroll – Direct Deposit $167,216.78

Payroll – Checks $  5,620.84

Payroll Liabilities – Direct Deposit $105,217.44

Payroll Liabilities – Checks $ 10,248.02

Food Service (2) $ 17,694.92

Community Service (4) $    626.17

$481,616.95

 

FISCAL

(None)

PERSONNEL

Motion by Jennifer Stender, seconded by Rhan Flatin and carried unanimously approve the following contracts: Addison Cross as JH Head Girls Basketball Coach, Toby Leahy as JH Assistant Boys Basketball, Blaine Storlie as JV/Assistant Baseball Coach, and Kody Moore as JH Baseball Coach for the 2019-2020 seasons. 

PROGRAM

(None)

BUILDING/GROUNDS/EQUIPMENT

(None)

GENERAL

Motion by Christian Myrah, seconded by Kelly Rohland and carried unanimously to hold the regular December School Board Meeting at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, December 16, 2019 with Truth and Taxation at 6:00 p.m.

BOARD MEETING DATES

Regular School Board Meeting

Monday Evening, November 18, 2019

7:00 p.m.

Media Center

Motion by Jennifer Stender, seconded by Kelly Rohland and carried unanimously to adjourn at 8:15 p.m.

Date

Jennifer Stender, Clerk/Treasurer

Independent School District #297

113 2nd Avenue NW

Spring Grove, MN 55974

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

WATER
STORAGE
IMPROVEMENTS

SPRING
GROVE,
MINNESOTA

2019

ADVERTISEMENT
FOR
BIDS

 

Public notice is hereby given that sealed proposals will be received by the City of Spring Grove, Minnesota at the City Hall, Spring Grove, Minnesota, until 2:00 p.m. on 11th day of December 2019, for furnishing materials and labor for construction of Water Storage Improvements as described in plans and specifications thereof now on file in the office of the City Clerk.  Proposals will be opened at 2:00 p.m. at City Hall.  Proposals will be acted upon by the City Council at a meeting to be held in the Council Chambers, beginning at 6:00 p.m. on the 17th day of December 2019 or at such later time and place as may then be fixed.

The extent of the work involved is furnishing all labor and materials for construction of the Water Storage Improvements together with related subsidiary and incidental work including:

The project consists of construction of a single pedestal water storage tower, demolition of existing water storage tower, site work and grading, miscellaneous electrical, piping and fixtures, along with other related work. 

The method of construction shall be by Contract and all work is to be done in strict compliance with plans and specifications prepared by WHKS & Co., 2905 South Broadway, Rochester, Minnesota 55904 which have heretofore been approved by the City Council and are now on file for public examination in the office of the City Clerk.

Each bid must be made out on a proposal blank furnished by the City and obtained at the offices of WHKS & Co.

Each proposal shall be sealed in an envelope marked “Water Storage Improvements”.  Each bid must be accompanied by a certified check, cashier’s check or bid bond payable to the City of Spring Grove, Minnesota in the amount of at least 5% of the total bid as a guarantee that the bidder will furnish the required bonds and enter into a contract within ten (10) working days, excluding Saturday, Sunday and holidays, after the award of the contract.

Bidders shall not be permitted to withdraw their bids for a period of thirty (30) days after the same are opened.

Payment for said Water Storage Improvements will be made in cash from cash on hand, from governmental grants, or from such other funds as may be legally used for such purposes.  Monthly estimates will be made by the Engineer and payment will be made to the Contractor in the amount of ninety five percent (95%) of said estimate.  Final payment of money due will be made in cash within thirty days of project completion and acceptance.

The Contractor shall commence work after the Notice to Proceed is issued and shall be completed on or before November 12, 2020.

 

The successful bidder will be required to furnish a Performance and Maintenance Bond and a Payment Bond, both in an amount equal to one hundred (100) percent of the Contract price.  Said bonds are to be issued by a responsible surety, approved by the City Council, and which shall guarantee the faithful performance of the Contract and the terms and conditions therein contained, and shall guarantee the prompt payment of all materials and labor and protect and save harmless the City from claims and damages of any kind caused by the operations of the Contractor.  Said bond shall also guarantee the maintenance of the improvements constructed for a period of one (1) year from and after its completion and acceptance by the City.

Plans and specifications governing the construction of the proposed improvements have been prepared by WHKS & Co., Engineers, Planners, and Surveyors, Rochester, Minnesota, which plans and specifications and prior proceedings of the City Council referring to and defining said proposed improvements are hereby made a part of this notice and the proposed contract by reference, and the proposed contract shall be executed in compliance therewith.

Copies of said plans and specifications are now on file in the office of the City Clerk, City Hall, Spring Grove, Minnesota, for examination by bidders.  Bid forms, plans and specifications are available to download for a $20 charge at www.questcdn.com, please use eBidDoc. 6582176.  Paper copies can be obtained for a non-refunded cost of $100 from WHKS & Co., 2905 South Broadway, Rochester, MN 55904.

The City Council reserves the right to reject any and all bids and to waive technicalities and irregularities.

Published upon order of the City Council of the City of Spring Grove, Minnesota.

/s/     Erin Konkel                                                                       City Clerk

City of Spring Grove, Minnesota

 
 
 
 
 
 

Spring Grove Police
 Department Blotter

Oct. 23 to Oct. 30, 2019

 

Oct. 23, 2019

0057 hours- Officers issued warning citation for speeding, Main St.

1306 hours- Officers received a report of a civil issue, 1st St.

1315 hours- Officers received a report of a civil dispute over property, 1st Ave.

1321 hours- Officers received a report of fraud, Maple Dr.

1300 hours- Officers received a report of a scam, 5th Ave.

2010 hours- Officers issued a warning citation for speeding, Main St.

2238 hours- Officers issued a warning citation for speeding, Main St.

Oct. 24, 2019

0827 hours- Officers received a report of a city ordinance violation, Terrys Dr.

1103 hours- Officers assisted the ambulance with a medical call, Main St.

Oct. 25, 2019

0302 hours- Officers received a report of a parking violation, Goodview Dr.

1751 hours- Officers issued a warning citation for speeding, Main St.

1900 hours- Officers received an animal complaint, Division Ave. 

Oct. 26, 2019

0154 hours- Officers issued a warning citation for speeding, Main St.

1419 hours- Officers received a report of a suspicious person, 1st Ave.

1822 hours- Officers issued a warning citation for speeding, Division Ave. 

2035 hours- Officers issued a warning citation for speeding, Main St.

2135 hours- Officers issued a citation for speeding, Main St.

Oct. 27, 2019

1136 hours- Officers received a report of a civil matter, Main St.

1746 hours- Officers received a report of found property, Division Ave.

2234 hours- Officers issued a warning citation for speeding, Main St. 

Oct. 28, 2019

0050 hours- Officers issued a warning citation for speeding, Main St.

1550 hours- Officers received a report of an assault, Division Ave.

1745 hours- Officers received a report of a number of found cats, 2nd Ave. 

1826 hours- A business received a NSF check for $57.15, Main St.

1854 hours- A business received a NSF check for $160.24, Main St. 

1914 hours- A business received a NSF check for $210.85, Main St.

2318 hours- Officers received a report of a suspicious person, 1st Ave.

Oct. 29, 2019

1938 hours- Officers received a report of a loose dog, 3rd Ave.

Oct. 30, 2019

1353 hours- Officers received a request for an informational presentation, 5th Ave.

1618 hours- Officers received a report of a theft, Main St.

1628 hours- Officers received a report of a cat issue, County Rd. 19

 

Oct. 31 to Nov. 13, 2019

Oct. 31, 2019

1722 hours- Officers issued a warning citation for expired registration, Main St.

1737 hours- Officers assisted the ambulance with a medical call, Waterloo Creek Dr., Dorchester

1148 hours- Officers responded to a 911 hang-up, 3rd Ave.

2203 hours- Officers issued a warning citation for speeding, Main St. 

Nov. 1, 2019

0055 hours- Officers received a report of suspicious activity, 1st Ave. 

1743 hours- Officers received a report of a social security phone scam, Maple Dr. 

1839 hours- Officers assisted the ambulance with a medical call, Main St. 

2116 hours- Officers received a report of an intoxicated person who fell, Main St. 

Nov. 2, 2019

1849 hours- Officers issued a warning citation for speeding, Division Ave.

2015 hours- Officers received a report of a suicidal person, 1st Ave.

Nov. 3, 2019

1929 hours- Officers received a report of harassment order violation, 1st St. 

Nov. 4, 2019

1026 hours- Officers received a report of a sick raccoon, 3rd Ave.

Nov. 5, 2019

0755 hours- Officers received a 911 hang up, 1st St.

1826 hours- Officers issued a warning citation for speeding, Main St. 

1830 hours- Officers received a report of a loose dog, Division Ave. 

2029 hours- Officers received a report of a lost dog, Main St. 

Nov. 6, 2019

0252 hours- Officers received a report of a suspicious vehicle, Main St.

1400 hours- Officers received a report of a sick raccoon, 3rd Ave. 

1733 hours- Officers received a report of harassment, Maple Dr. 

Nov. 7, 2019

0112 hours- Officers received a parking complaint, 1st Ave.

0125 hours- Officers issued a citation for a parking violation, 1st St.

0136 hours- Officers issued a citation for a parking violation, Division Ave. 

0242 hours- Officers issued a citation for a parking violation, Main St. 

1300 hours- Officers received a request for a welfare check, 3rd Ave. 

0959 hours- Officers received a report of a stolen animal, 5th Ave. 

1928 hours- Officers issued a citation for a parking violation, 1st St. 

2012 hours- Officers issued a citation for a parking violation, 2nd Ave. 

Nov. 8, 2019

0011 hours- Officers issued a warning citation for speeding, Main St.

0150 hours- Officers received a report of a suspicious vehicle, Main St. 

1843 hours- Officers assisted the Spring Grove Ambulance, 5th Ave.

Nov. 9, 2019

0145 hours- Officers issued a warning citation for speeding, Main St.

1916 hours- Officers issued a warning citation for speeding, Main St. 

Nov. 10, 2019

1753 hours- Officers received a report of harassment, 1st Ave.

2000 hours- Officers received a report of suspicious activity, Division Ave. 

Nov. 12, 2019

1555 hours- Officers received a report of a theft, Maple Dr.

1649 hours- Officers assisted the ambulance with a medical call, 1st St.

Nov. 13, 2019

1147 hours- Officers received a report of an internet crime, 3rd Ave. 

1304 hours- Officers received a report of a theft, Main St. 

1653 hours- Officers assisted the ambulance with a medical call, Hagen Rd.

1841 hours- Officers received a report of harassment, Maple Dr.