Public notices

Wellhead
Protection
Plan
Part
II

Notice is hereby given that the City of Spring Grove will hold a public hearing in review of Part 2 of its Wellhead Protection Plan consistent with the Minnesota Rule (part 4720.5350, subpart 4). The public hearing will be held during the City Council meeting scheduled for 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, August 21st, 2018, at the Spring Grove City Hall. Such persons who desire to be heard with reference to the plan will be heard at this meeting.

The City has completed a Wellhead Protection Plan for its drinking water supply wells. Part 1 of the plan was approved by the Minnesota Department of Health and included a delineation of a wellhead protection area, the delineation of a drinking water supply area, and an assessment of the vulnerability of the municipal groundwater wells.

The public hearing will review the Part 2 report, which includes the inventory of potential contaminants, evaluation of several data elements and a management portion that includes goals, objectives and a plan of action to protect the groundwater wells from contamination.

For more information concerning this meeting, please call Paul Morken, Public Utilities Director, at 507-498-5221.

 
 
 

Spring Grove Police
 Department Blotter

July 18 to July 24, 2018

July 18, 2018

1729 hours- Officers received a complaint of a city ordinance violation, 1st Ave.

1755 hours- Officers received a complaint of a city ordinance violation, 1st Ave.

1800 hours- Officers received a complaint of a city ordinance violation, Division Ave.

2022 hours- Officers received a complaint of a city ordinance violation, 3rd Ave.

July 19, 2018

1510 hours- Officers received a report of a missing person, 1st Ave.

July 20, 2018

2230 hours- Officers issued a warning citation for speeding, Main St.

2308 hours- Officers issued a warning citation for speeding, Main St.

July 21, 2018

1701 hours- Officers assisted a person who locked their keys in their vehicle, Maple Dr.

1718 hours- Officers assisted a person in retrieving some items that the City had, 3rd Ave.

1924 hours- Officers issued a warning citation for speeding, Main St.

July 22, 2018

0043 hours- Officers issued a citation for speeding, Main St.

2205 hours- Officers received a report of trouble with a juvenile, 1st Ave.

2333 hours- officers received a report of an alarm going off at a residence, No Street Found.

July 23, 2018

1813 hours- Officers received a report of an ordinance violation, Division Ave.

2046 hours- Officers received a report of a harassment order violation, Locust St., Mabel

July 24, 2018

0002 hours- Officers issued a parking citation for a 72-hour parking violation, 1st St.

2108 hours- Officers issued a warning citation for a missing taillight, Main St.

2258 hours- Officers issued a warning citation for a missing taillight, Main St.

 
 
 

REGULAR
SCHOOL
BOARD
MEETING:
JUNE
25,
2018

The regular meeting of the Board of Education of Independent School District #297 was called to order at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, June 25, 2018 in the Media Center.

Board members present:

Aaron Solum Brad Hernandez Thomas Trehus Christian Myrah Jennifer Stender Stephanie Jaster

 

Board members absent:

(None)

School employees present:

Rachel Udstuen Nancy Gulbranson Tanya Elton

Motion by Stephanie Jaster, seconded by Brad Hernandez 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, May 21, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. in the Media Center. 

Motion by Christian Myrah, seconded by Stephanie Jaster and carried unanimously to approve the Treasurer’s Report for June, including electronic transfers, as follows:

 

General Fund (1) 

$ 134,480.87

Payroll – Direct Deposit

$ 147,514.84

Payroll – Checks

$ 8,789.87

Payroll Liabilities – Direct Deposit

$  97,460.56

Payroll Liabilities – Checks

$  9,172.91

Food Service (2)

$ 12,186.16 

Community Service (4)

$   110.41

Building Construction (6)

$  4,121.00

 

$ 413,836.62

 

 

 

FISCAL

Motion by Stephanie Jaster, seconded by Thomas Trehus and carried unanimously to approve the 2018-2019 Fundraiser List as presented.

Motion by Christian Myrah, seconded by Jennifer Stender and carried unanimously to approve the 2018-2019 Proposed Budget as presented with total revenues of $4,688,262 and expenditures of $5,255,545.

Motion by Stephanie Jaster, seconded by Christian Myrah and carried unanimously to waive the 2% Staff Development Set-Aside for 2018-2019 school year. 

Motion by Stephanie Jaster, seconded by Christian Myrah and carried unanimously to request Milk and Bread products bids for the 2018-2019 school year.

PERSONNEL

Motion by Thomas Trehus, seconded by Jennifer Stender and carried unanimously to approve the resignation of Aly Meyer as Varsity Girls Basketball Coach effective at the end of the 2017-2018 school year.

Motion by Brad Hernandez, seconded by Stephanie Jaster and carried unanimously to compensate Kristi Griffin $11,112 for the 2015-2016 school year, when the workload analysis and FTE were calculated incorrectly. 

Motion by Stephanie Jaster, seconded by Thomas Trehus and carried unanimously to approve the resignation of Kristi Griffin effective at the end of the 2017-2018 school year.

Motion by Stephanie Jaster, seconded by Jennifer Stender and carried unanimously to approve full-time 9-month contract for Susie Jahnke for the 2018-2019 school year.

PROGRAM

Motion by Stephanie Jaster, seconded by Jennifer Stender and carried unanimously to approve the agreement with Winneshiek Medical Center for Sports Medicine/Athletic Training Services for the 2018-2019 school year in the amount of $1,568.

Motion by Thomas Trehus, seconded by Brad Hernandez and carried unanimously to approve contract with IEA for Environmental, Health and Safety Management Services for the 2018-2019 school year for $3,907, the 2019-2020 school year for $3,988 and the 2020-2021 school year for $4,069. 

Motion by Stephanie Jaster, seconded by Brad Hernandez and carried unanimously to approve the agreement with Hiawatha Valley Mental Health Center in the amount of $2,750 for mental health services during the 2018-19 school year.

BUILDING/GROUNDS/EQUIPMENT

Motion by Thomas Trehus, seconded by Christian Myrah and carried unanimously to approve the HVAC and Plumbing quote from Winona Controls for the Office Relocation and Gym Bathroom Project in the amount of $73,000 and for the Math Lab (old office) project in the amount of $31,900.

Motion by Brad Hernandez, seconded by Jennifer Stender and carried unanimously to approve the asbestos removal quote from MAVO Systems in the amount of $2,170.

GENERAL

Motion by Thomas Trehus, seconded by Christian Myrah and carried unanimously to approve the 2nd Reading of the Model Plan for Lead Testing.

Motion by Stephanie Jaster, seconded by Christian Myrah and carried unanimously to approve the three year policy review of the following Policies: 605 Alternative Programs, 606 Textbook and Instructional Materials, 608 Instructional Services - Special Education, 611 Home Schooling, 701-1 Modification of School District Budget, 702 Accounting, 704 Development And Maintenance Of An Inventory Of Fixed Assets And A Fixed Asset Accounting System, 705 Investments, 706 Acceptance of Gifts, 709 Student Transportation Safety Policy, 714 Fund Balances, 720 Vending Machines, 901 Community Education, 903 Visitors to School District Building and Sites, 904 Distribution of Materials on School District Property by Nonschool Persons, 906 Community Notification of Predatory Offenders and 907 Rewards.

Motion by Brad Hernandez, seconded by Christian Myrah and carried unanimously approve the Trinity Center rental agreement for Lion’s Academy Summer Program at $50/day and a $250 deposit, if needed.

Motion by Stephanie Jaster, seconded by Brad Hernandez and carried unanimously to hold a Special School Board Meeting on Tuesday, July 2, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. in the Media Center for the purpose of approving construction sub contracts and the Girls Varsity Basketball Coaching position. 

BOARD MEETING DATES

Special School Board Meeting

Tuesday, July 2, 2018

6:00 p.m. 

Media Center

Regular School Board Meeting

Monday, July 16, 2018

7:00 p.m.

Media Center

Motion by Brad Hernandez, seconded by Christian Myrah and carried unanimously to adjourn at 8:49 p.m.

Date Brad Hernandez, Clerk

Independent School District #297

113 2nd Avenue NW

Spring Grove, MN 55974

 

SPECIAL
SCHOOL
BOARD
MEETING:
JULY
2,
2018

The special meeting of the Board of Education of Independent School District #297 was called to order at 6:03 p.m. on Tuesday, July 2, 2018 in the Media Center for the purpose of approving construction contracts and the Girls Varsity Basketball Coaching position.

Board members present:

Aaron Solum Christian Myrah Jennifer Stender Stephanie Jaster

Board members absent:

Brad Hernandez Thomas Trehus

School employees present:

Rachel Udstuen

Motion by Stephanie Jaster, seconded by Christian Myrah and carried unanimously to approve the agenda as presented and revised.

FISCAL

(None)

PERSONNEL

Motion by Stephanie Jaster, seconded by Christian Myrah and carried unanimously to hire Kody Moore as Varsity Girls Basketball Coach effective for the 2018-2019 school year.

PROGRAM

(None)

BUILDING/GROUNDS/EQUIPMENT

Motion by Christian Myrah, seconded by Jennifer Stender and carried unanimously to approve revised quote from Allen Construction for the old office demolition with an increase of $2,560 from the approved July 2017 quote for multiple changes to the scope of demolition in that area. 

Motion by Stephanie Jaster, seconded by Jennifer Stender and carried unanimously to approve the carpet quote from Mr. Carpet for carpet/vinyl in the new offices in the amount of $8,917.58.

Motion by Christian Myrah, seconded by Jennifer Stender and carried unanimously to approve the tile quote from Mr. Carpet for tile in the gym bathrooms in the amount of $7,217.13.

Motion by Stephanie Jaster, seconded by Christian Myrah and carried unanimously to approve the carpet quote from Mr. Carpet for carpet/tile in the classrooms in the amount of $17,661.10.

Motion by Christian Myrah, seconded by Jennifer Stender and carried unanimously to approve the Steelcase Furniture proposal. 

GENERAL

(None)

BOARD MEETING DATES

Regular School Board Meeting

Monday, July 16, 2018

7:00 p.m.

Media Center

Motion by Stephanie Jaster, seconded by Jennifer Stender and carried unanimously to adjourn at 6:20 p.m.

Date Brad Hernandez, Clerk

Independent School District #297

113 2nd Avenue NW

Spring Grove, MN 55974

 

 

Marriages/divorces

JULY
2018
-
MARRIAGE
LICENSE
APPLICATIONS

Mitchell Louis Meyer and Amy Rose Harvat, both of Dorchester, Iowa

Lindsey Marie Harreld and Andrew Shane Gallagher, both of Onalaska, Wisconsin

Cassandra Lorilei Deharo and Clinton Michael Grabhorn, both of La Crosse, Wisconsin

Jenna Joann Burmester and Andrew David Bauer, both of Caledonia, Minnesota

Laura Marie Ingvalson and Brett Terry Blaken, both of Mindoro, Wisconsin

Laura Rose Jergenson, Caledonia, Minnesota and David Lee Pohlman, New Albin, Iowa

Brittany Nicole Treangen and John Carl Bodensteiner, both of Ossian, Iowa

Ashley Nicole Dress and Curtis Warren Wiebke, both of Caledonia, Minnesota

Brian Michael Tostenson and Molly Ann Stein, both of Caledonia, Minnesota

Matthew Joseph Byrne of Park Forest, Illinois and Araina Cecilia Schauer of Belvidere, Illinois

Donna Jean Holte and Mark Alan Landstrom, both of Mosinee, Wisconsin

Robert Joseph Briggs of Cottage Grove, Minnesota and Kalene Grace Hill of Houston, Minnesota

Jade Leigh Steele and Scott Erkel Thorson, both of Caledonia, Minnesota

Katherine Marie Lemke and Chase Thomas Munson, both of La Crescent, Minnesota

Amy Ruth Brown and Christopher David Jandt, both of West Salem, Wisconsin

Caroline Jayne Folven and Alexander Curtis Roverud, both of Spring Grove, Minnesota

 

 

 

 

 

 

SUMMONS
AND
NOTICE
TERMINATION
OF
PARENTAL
RIGHTS
MATTER

State of Minnesota

Houston County

District Court

Judicial District: Third

Court File Number: 28-JV-18-458

Case Type: Juvenile

In the Matter of the Welfare of the Child(ren) of:

Rita Rae Tecpile,

Parent 

Socorro Tecpile,

Parent 

NOTICE TO: Socorro Tecpile, above-named parent(s) or legal custodian(s).

1. A Termination of Parental Rights Peti-tion has been filed in the Office of the Clerk of Juvenile Court located at 306 S. Marshall Street, Caledonia, Minnesota, alleging that parental rights of the above-named parent(s) or legal custodian(s) to the child(ren) named in the petition should be permanently sev-ered.

2. Notice is hereby given that the matter of said Termination of Parental Rights Petition will be called for hearing before the Juve-nile Court located at 306 S. Marshall Street, Caledonia, Minnesota, on August 17, 2018 at 10:00 A.M. or as soon after as the Matter can be heard.

3. YOU ARE ORDERED to appear before the Juvenile Court at the scheduled time and date.

4. You have a right to be represented by counsel.

5. If you fail to appear at the hearing, the Court may still conduct the hearing and grant appropriate relief, including permanently severing the parental rights of the above-named parent(s) or legal custodian(s) and taking permanent custody of the child/ren named in the Petition.

WITNESS,

the Honorable Carmaino Sturino

Judge of District Court

BY: /s/ Darlene L. Larson

 

Court Administrator

 

 

 

 

The License Center located in the Houston County Courthouse will be closed on Monday, August 27, 2018 and Tuesday, August 28, 2018 for staff training related to Enhanced ID/Driver License. 

By: Michelle Quinn

 

Houston County Auditor

 
 
 

NOTICE
OF
PUBLIC
HEARING

CITY
OF
SPRING
GROVE

  The City Council will hold two public hearings on Tuesday, August 21 at 6:30 p.m. at 168 West Main Street, Spring Grove, Minnesota.  The first is to consider granting a Variance to Brett and Molly Wiste for the property at 107 5th Ave NW.  The Variance request is for a garage addition that does not meet setback requirements.  The second is to  discuss the vacation of a portion of 1st Street NW between 4th Ave NW and 3rd Ave NW.

            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.

 

 

 

 

Public
Meeting
Notice

 

There will be a meeting of the Fillmore-Houston Joint Board of Health on Tuesday, August 28, 2018 at the Mabel Community Center, 201 Main St S, Mabel, MN.  The meeting will begin at 1:00 p.m. 

 
 
 
 

PROCEEDINGS
OF
THE
BOARD
OF
COUNTY
COMMISSIONERS

Date: Tuesday, July 24, 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 Zmyewski, 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 July 17, 2018 meeting.

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

County Revenue Fund $ 105,637.33

Road & Bridge Fund 1,828,537.39 

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Total $1,934,174.72

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Engineer Pogodzinski reported on S.A.P. 028-619-001. Motion was made by Commissioner Zmyewski, seconded by Commissioner Walter and unanimously carried to adopt the following:

RESOLUTION NO. 18-28

NOW, THEN BE IT RESOLVED, That we do hereby accept said completed project for and in behalf of the County of Houston and authorize final payment as specified herein.

 

Motion was made by Commissioner Walter, seconded by Commissioner Zmyewski and unanimously carried to approve the interview schedule for administrator candidate interviews. 

Auditor Quinn provided an overview of the proposed special election schedule. Motion was made by Commissioner Walter, seconded by Commissioner Miller and unanimously carried to adopt the following:

RESOLUTION NO. 18-29

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Houston County Board of Commissioners adopts the following procedure to be implemented by the Houston County Auditor in filling the District 3 vacancy:

In accordance with M.S. 375.101, Vacancy in Office of County Commissioner, the following schedule for a special election shall be implemented, and the Auditor shall post and publish the notices required by law:

FILING PERIOD: Interested candidates to fill this vacancy shall file their Affidavits of Candidacy and pay the filing fee with the Auditor between Wednesday, August 1, 2018 and Wednesday, August 15, 2018. Filing hours are 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, and 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 15, 2018. The filing fee is $50.00.

SPECIAL PRIMARY ELECTION: If needed, the Special Primary Election shall be held on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 (concurrent with the State General Election). Canvassing will be on Friday, November 9, 2018.

SPECIAL GENERAL ELECTION: The Special General Election is scheduled for Tuesday, November 6, 2018 (concurrent with the State General Election) if NO Special Primary is needed, with canvassing to take place on Friday, November 9, 2018; otherwise the Special General Election will be held on Tuesday, February 12, 2019, with canvassing to take place on Friday, February 15, 2019. 

On the recommendation of HR Director Arrick-Krueger, motion was made by Commissioner Zmyewski, seconded by Commissioner Walter and unanimously carried to approve the change of status from probationary to regular of Pat Burns effective July 31, 2018. 

HR Director Arrick-Kruger requested approval to reassign Michelle Massman from Forensic Social Worker to Child Support Officer at the request of Ms. Massman. Motion was made by Commissioner Walter, seconded by Commissioner Zmyewski and unanimously carried to approve the reassignment of Michelle Massman to Child Support Officer regular status, at step 5 of the appropriate comparable worth band effective July 25, 2018. 

Motion was made by Commissioner Walter, seconded by Commissioner Zmyewski and unanimously carried to accept the resignation of Child Protection Social Worker, Shay Mahoney and to draft a letter in appreciation for his service to Houston County. 

Commissioner Walter reported on continued concerns being voiced by the Recorder regarding GIS. Chairperson Arnold expressed his opinion how department heads should be able to work collaboratively to resolve some of the issues. Motion was made by Commissioner Miller, seconded by Commissioner Zmyewski and carried with Commissioner Walter voting in the negative to adopt the directive drafted by Chairperson Arnold. 

There being no further business and the time being 10:44 a.m., motion was made by Commissioner Miller, seconded by Commissioner Zmyewski and unanimously carried to adjourn the meeting, the next advertised meeting being Tuesday, August 7, 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 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/

 

 
 
 
 

REGULAR
SCHOOL
BOARD
MEETING:
MAY
21,
2018

The regular meeting of the Board of Education of Independent School District #297 was called to order at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, May 21, 2018 in the Media Center.

Board members present:

Aaron Solum Brad Hernandez Thomas Trehus Christian Myrah Jennifer Stender

 

Board members absent:

Stephanie Jaster

 

School employees present:

Rachel Udstuen Nancy Gulbranson Tanya Elton

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

Motion by Christian Myrah, seconded by Brad Hernandez and carried unanimously to approve the minutes of the Regular School Board Meeting held on Monday, April 16, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. in the Media Center. 

Motion by Christian Myrah, seconded by Jennifer Stender and carried unanimously to approve the Treasurer’s Report for May, including electronic transfers, as follows:

 

General Fund (1) 

$   99,028.54

Payroll – Direct Deposit

$  139,816.81

Payroll – Checks

$    18,167.91

Payroll Liabilities – Direct Deposit

$    96,782.74

Payroll Liabilities – Checks

$     9,110.37

Food Service (2)

$    12,821.68 

Community Service (4)

$       688.00

 

$  376,416.05

 

 

 

FISCAL

Motion by Thomas Trehus, seconded by Brad Hernandez and carried unanimously to approve the Assignment of $141,000 for Furniture and Technology from the Bush Grant for fiscal year end June 30, 2018. 

Motion by Jennifer Stender, seconded by Brad Hernandez and carried unanimously to approve the 2017-2018 Revised Budget as presented with total revenues of $4,750.809 and expenditures of $5,083,022. 

PERSONNEL

Motion by Brad Hernandez, seconded by Jennifer Stender and carried unanimously to approve the resignation of Kelly Messner effective at the end of the 2017-2018 school year.

Motion by Brad Hernandez, seconded by Christian Myrah and carried unanimously to approve the resignation of Lindsay Mackie effective at the end of the 2017-2018 school year.

Motion by Christian Myrah, seconded by Thomas Trehus and carried unanimously to approve the long-term substitute contract for Joel Hinke in Business Education for the remainder of the 2017-2018 school year.

Motion by Thomas Trehus, seconded by Brad Hernandez and carried unanimously to approve the full-time contract for Kody Moore, pending approval by the Hiawatha Valley Education District Board. HVED will be subcontracting for .443 FTE of Mr. Moore’s contract as an ALC Satellite Teacher. 

Motion by Aaron Solum, seconded by Brad Hernandez and carried unanimously to hire Allen Construction as the Construction Manager for summer projects, including a fee of 8% of construction cost.

Motion by Christian Myrah, seconded by Brad Hernandez and carried unanimously to accept the 2018-2019 Fall Coaching  Positions as recommended by Athletic Director Anderson: Head Football – Zach Hauser, Assistant Football – Kody Moore, Assistant Football - Kaare Sanness and Aric Elton (shared .5 each), JH Football – Brian Anderson; Head Volleyball –Kelsey Morken, Assistant/JV Volleyball – Matt Rosaaen,  Junior High Volleyball – Julianna Lile.

 

Motion by Brad Hernandez, seconded by Thomas Trehus and carried unanimously to approve the contract for Brianna Rieck as Elementary Teacher for the 2018-2019 school year according to the provisions of the Master Agreement between the Spring Grove School District and the River Valley Education Association, Spring Grove Chapter MEA/NEA, Appendix B. 

Motion by Christian Myrah, seconded by Jennifer Stender and carried unanimously to approve the contract for Adriane Fisher as Social Studies/Special Education Teacher for the 2018-2019 school year according to the provisions of the Master Agreement between the Spring Grove School District and the River Valley Education Association, Spring Grove Chapter MEA/NEA, Appendix B. 

PROGRAM

Motion by Brad Hernandez, seconded by Christian Myrah and carried unanimously to accept the 2017-2018 Q-Comp Report as provided by Q-Comp Coordinator, Dave Konz.

Motion by Brad Hernandez, seconded by Jennifer Stender and carried unanimously to approve the 2019 Music Trip to Nashville TN. 

BUILDING/GROUNDS/EQUIPMENT

Motion by Brad Hernandez, seconded by Thomas Trehus and carried unanimously to approve the Dishwasher lease from Reinhart Foods. 

Motion by Jennifer Stender, seconded by Brad Hernandez and carried unanimously to approve the quote from TNT in the amount of $13,800 to paint the practice gym.

GENERAL

Motion by Christian Myrah, seconded by Brad Hernandez and carried unanimously to approve the 1st Reading of the Model Plan for Lead Testing.

Motion by Stephanie Jaster, seconded by Christian Myrah and carried unanimously to approve the three year policy review of the following Policies: 403 Discipline, Suspension, and Dismissal of School District Employees, 408 Subpoena of a School District Employee, 409 Employee Publications, Instructional Materials, Inventions, and Creations, 412 Expense Reimbursement, 419 Tobacco-free Environment, 421 Gifts to Employees and School Board Members, 423 Employee-Student Relationships, 424 License Status, 501 School Weapons Policy, 502 Search of Student Lockers, Desks, Personal Possessions, and Student’s Person, 503 Student Attendance, 507 Corporal Punishment, 510 School Activities, 511 Student Fundraising, 512 School-Sponsored Student Publications and Activities, 517 Student Recruiting, 519 Interviews of Students by Outside Agencies, 520 Student Surveys, 526 Hazing Prohibition, 528 Student Parental, Family, and Marital Status Nondiscrimination, 529 Staff Notification of Violent Behavior By Students and 531 The Pledge of Allegiance

Motion by Thomas Trehus, seconded by Christian Myrah and carried unanimously to hold a Joint Finance Committee and Non Certified Personnel Meeting on Tuesday, June 5, 2018 at 5:30 pm.

BOARD MEETING DATES

Joint Finance Committee/Non Certified Personnel Meeting

Tuesday, June 5, 2018

5:30 p.m.

Conference Room

Regular School Board Meeting

Monday, June 18, 2018

7:00 p.m.

Media Center

Motion by Brad Hernandez, seconded by Christian Myrah and carried unanimously to adjourn at 8:37 p.m.

Date Brad Hernandez, Clerk

Independent School District #297

113 2nd Avenue NW

Spring Grove, MN  55974

 
 
 

2ND
AVENUE
NORTHEAST
STORMWATER
IMPROVEMENTS

SPRING
GROVE,
MINNESOTA

2018

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 11:00 a.m. on the 20th day of August, 2018, for furnishing materials and labor for construction of 2nd Avenue Northeast Stormwater Improvements as described in plans and specifications thereof now on file in the office of the City Clerk.  Proposals will be opened at 11:00 a.m. at the City Hall.  Proposals will be acted upon by the City Council at a meeting to be held in the City Hall, beginning at 6:30 p.m., on the 21st day of August, 2018 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 2nd Avenue Northeast Stormwater Improvements together with related subsidiary and incidental work including:

310 Tons of Bituminous Pavement

470 Linear Feet of RC Storm Pipe 12” to 30”

730 Linear Feet of Concrete Curb & Gutter

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 “2nd Avenue Northeast Stormwater 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 2nd Avenue Northeast Stormwater 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 complete all work excluding the final wearing lift of bituminous pavement on or before October 31, 2018.    Final wearing lift of bituminous pavement shall be completed on or before June 15, 2019.

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 two (2) years 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 $20.00 charge at www.questcdn.com, please use eBidDoc 5884155. Paper copies can be obtained for a non-refunded cost of $100.00 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

 

 

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