Public Notices

PROCEEDINGS
OF
THE
BOARD
OF
COUNTY
COMMISSIONERS

Date: Tuesday, September 18, 2018 5:30 p.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 as amended.

Motion was made by Commissioner Walter, seconded by Commissioner Zmyewski and unanimously carried to approve the minutes of the September 4, 2018 meeting.

Motion was made by Commissioner Miller, 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 $102,748.86 

Road & Bridge Fund 2,569.60 

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Total $105,318.46

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Motion was made by Commissioner Miller, seconded by Commissioner Zmyewski and unanimously carried to approve participation in the purchase of the 800 MHz radio analyzer in an amount not to exceed $6,373.58 and to adopt the following:

RESOLUTION NO. 18-35

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Houston County Board of Commissioners hereby approves the joint purchase of the analyzer if the dollar amount spent does not exceed $6,373.58.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Houston County Board of Commissioners hereby names Houston County Sheriff Mark Inglett as the authorized signer on behalf of Houston County in regard to this specific grant, from this day forward.

Don Ramsden MN DNR Assistant Manager Rochester Area, requested approval for the acquisition of a parcel owned by Stephen Dougherty and located in Yucatan Township. Motion was made by Commissioner Walter, seconded by Commissioner Miller, carried with Commissioner Zmyewski abstaining from the vote to adopt the following: 

RESOLUTION NO. 18-36

In accordance with Minnesota Statutes 97A.145 Subd 2, the Commissioner of the Department of Natural Resources on June 26, 2018, provided the county board with a description of lands to be acquired by the State of Minnesota for water and wildlife conservation purposes as a Wildlife Management Area. 

Land to be acquired is described as follows: 

LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY

All that part of the North Half of the Northeast Quarter, the Southwest Quarter of the Northeast Quarter and the East Half of the Northwest Quarter of Section 31, Township 103 North, Range 7 West, Houston County, Minnesota, lying northerly and westerly of the centerline of County Road No. 15 and more particularly described as lying northerly and westerly of the following described line:

Commencing at the northeast corner of said Section 31, (the east line of the Northeast Quarter to have an assumed bearing of South 00 degrees 18 minutes 28 seconds West); thence South 36 degrees 22 minutes 11 seconds West 663.22 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING, the same being the centerline of County Road No. 15; thence South 34 degrees 11 minutes 27 seconds West along said centerline 31.82 feet; thence North 75 degrees 17 minutes 14 seconds West, leaving said centerline 389.50 feet; thence South 47 degrees 50 minutes 19 seconds West 213.83 feet; thence South 42 degrees 09 minutes 41 seconds East 341.94 feet, to the centerline of said County Road No. 15; thence South 47 degrees 50 minutes 19 seconds West along said centerline 34.15 feet to the point of curvature of a circular curve to the right having a radius of 1000.00 feet, a central angle of 09 degrees 24 minutes 33 seconds, and arc distance of 164.22 feet, along said centerline, to a point of tangency; thence South 57 degrees 14 minutes 53 seconds West along said centerline 935.11 feet, to the point of curvature of a circular curve to the right, having a radius of 950.00 feet, a central angle of 43 degrees 02 minutes 36 seconds, an arc distance of 713.69 feet, along said centerline, to a point of tangency; thence North 79 degrees 42 minutes 31 seconds West along said centerline 288.25 feet to a point of curvature of a circular curve to the left, having a radius of 157.00 feet, a central angle of 132 degrees 18 minutes 44 seconds, an arc distance of 362.56 feet, along said centerline to a point of tangency; thence South 32 degrees 01 minute 16 seconds East 335.28 feet to a point of curvature of a circular curve to the right, having a radius of 716.97 feet, a central angle of 40 degrees 30 minutes 55 seconds, an arc distance of 507 feet, more or less, along said centerline to a point of intersection with the south line of said Southwest Quarter of the Northeast Quarter of Section 31, and there terminating. EXCEPTING THEREFROM the following described tract of land: Commencing at the northeast corner of said Section 31; (the east line of the Northeast Quarter to have an assumed bearing of South 00 degrees 18 minutes 28 seconds West); thence North 89 degrees 59 minutes 32 seconds West 1896.94 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING; thence South 66 degrees 20 minutes 41 seconds East 343.30 feet; thence South 37 degrees 52 minutes 53 seconds East 190.97 feet; thence South 63 degrees 46 minutes 31 seconds East 340.95 feet; thence North 88 degrees 51 minutes 02 seconds East 375.13 feet; thence South 75 degrees 17 minutes 14 seconds East 404.29 feet, to a point of intersection with the centerline of County Road No. 15; thence North 34 degrees 11 minutes 27 seconds East along said centerline 104.79 feet to the point of curvature of a circular curve to the left having a radius of 950.00 feet, central angle of 29 degrees 07 minutes 40 seconds, an arc distance of 493 feet, more or less, along said centerline to the point of intersection with the north line of the Northeast Quarter of said Section 31; thence westerly along said north line 1723 feet, more or less, to the point of intersection with a line which bears North 00 degrees 52 minutes 42 seconds East from the point of beginning; thence South 00 degrees 52 minutes 42 seconds West, 30 feet, more or less, to the point of beginning.

IT IS HEREBY RESOLVED, by the Board of County Commissioners of 

Houston County on September 18, 2018, that the State’s proposed acquisition of the above described property be approved.

Assessor Cresswell-Hatleli reported on various abatements for consideration. Motion was made by Commissioner Zmyewski, seconded by Commissioner Miller and unanimously carried to approve the following abatements:

Steve Morken on parcel 26.0707.000 for taxes payable 2018 in the amount of $1,668 due to incorrect classification.

David Gardner and Julie Chapman on parcel 01.0084.000 for taxes payable 2018 in the amount of $1,014 due to incorrect classification.

Lois Brink on parcel 13.0420.000 for taxes payable 2018 in the amount of $580 due to full value being placed on structure when construction was only partially complete.

Esther Meiners on parcel 16.0212.001 for taxes payable 2018 in the amount of $260 due to green acres being removed in error. 

Valley View Nursing Home on parcel 24.0532.000 for taxes payable 2018 in the amount of $3,068 due to an error in square footage.

Motion was made by Commissioner Miller, seconded by Commissioner Zmyewski and unanimously carried to approve a $5,000 appropriation for the Veteran’s Home. 

There being no further business and the time being 7:15 p.m., motion was made by Commissioner Miller, seconded by Commissioner Zmyewski and unanimously carried to adjourn the meeting, the next advertised meeting being Tuesday, September 25, 2018.

BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

HOUSTON COUNTY, MINNESOTA

By: 

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/

 

 

 

 

BLACK
HAMMER
TOWNSHIP
MEETING
NOTICE

The Black Hammer Town Board will hold its regular monthly meeting at 8 p.m. on Tuesday, October 9, 2018, at the Black Hammer Town Hall.

 

Elizabeth Wiste, clerk

 
 
 

SPRING
GROVE
TOWNSHIP
REGULAR
MEETING
NOTICE

The Spring Grove Town Board will meet at 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 3, 2018, at the Spring Grove Town Hall for its regular monthly meeting.

Michael Wiste, Clerk/Treasurer

 
 
 

Please be careful this farming season and keep the mud, manure and debris off the roadways.

The law, M.S. 169.42 provides that 

no person shall throw, deposit, place or dump…any other substance likely to injure any person, animal, or vehicle upon any such street or highway. 

Also, any person who drops, or permits to be dropped or thrown, upon any highway any of the material specified in the above paragraph, shall immediately remove the same or cause it to be removed.  Violators of these provisions can be found guilty of a misdemeanor.

Houston County

 Highway Department

 

 

 

CITY
OF
SPRING
GROVE

ABBREVIATED
PUBLICATIONS

Chapter 706 Traffic Regulations and Parking of Motor Vehicles of the City of Spring Grove Municipal Code is hereby amended by adding 2. “Motor Vehicles” under letter A. DEFINITIONS AND INTERPRETATIONS and letter N. LIMIT ON QUANTITY AND TYPE OF MOTOR VEHICLES IN RESIDENTIAL DISTRICT

A.  DEFINITIONS AND INTERPRETATIONS

2. “Motor Vehicles,” means a machine propelled by power other than human power designed to travel along the ground by use of wheels, treads, runners or slides and transport persons or property or pull machinery and shall include, without limitation, automobiles, trucks, trailers, motorcycles, tractors, and wagons.  “Motor vehicle” does not include lawnmowers, snowmobiles, or personal assistive mobility devices.

N.  LIMIT ON QUANTITY AND TYPE OF MOTOR VEHICLES IN RESIDENTIAL DISTRICT.  

In a residential district, the following is permitted:

1. Indoor parking of motor vehicles, licensed or unlicensed, in any quantity or condition; and

2. Outdoor parking of motor vehicles on a driveway or an asphalt, concrete, or brick or block paver surface, except as prohibited below.

In a residential district it shall be unlawful to park outdoors:

1. Any unlicensed or unregistered motor vehicles;

2. Any inoperable motor vehicle; or

3. More than two motor vehicles greater than the number of licensed drivers residing in the household.   

 

The full text of the Ordinance is available for inspection during regular office hours at City Hall.

 
 
 
 
 

NOTICE
OF
PUBLIC
HEARING

CITY
OF
SPRING
GROVE

               The City Council will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, October 16, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. at 168 West Main Street, Spring Grove, Minnesota to consider granting a rezone request for the property at 224 2nd Ave NE.  The request is to rezone the property from Commercial (C) to Residential (R1).

               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.

 

 

 

The following non-confidential traffic and criminal cases from 9/13/18 to 9/20/18 were compiled from reports released from the Houston County Court Administrator’s office.

 

Caledonia
Police
Dept.

Lindsey Rose Buxengard, 26, Decorah, Iowa; 6/23/18 Disorderly conduct; Fees $175; Jail, 10 days, stay 10 days for 6 months; Unsupervised probation, 6 months

Kevin David Frank, 38, Caledonia; 7/15/18 Operate vehicle with expired registration; Fees $105

Kevin David Frank, 38, Caledonia; 7/15/18 Seat belt required; Fees $25

William Ray Johnson, III, 31, Caledonia; 7/21/18 Disorderly conduct; Fees $75; Jail 5 days, credit for time served: 5 days; 

Debra Kay Longmire, 61, Spring Grove; 9/17/18 Duty to drive with due care; Fees $115

Danny Wayne Lund, 29, Caledonia; 6/29/18 4th degree damage to property; Fees $75; Supervised probation, 1 yr.

Danny Wayne Lund, 29, Caledonia; 8/14/18 Violation of an order for protection; Fees $75; Jail, 180 days, Stay 150 days for 2 yrs., credit for time served: 30 days; Supervised probation, 2 yrs.

Donald Vernon Lund, III, 28, Brownsville; 7/7/18 Driving after revocation; Fees $275

Donald Vernon Lund, III, 28, Brownsville; 7/7/18 Uninsured vehicle; Fees $200

Savana Crystall Swindell, 20, Winona; 8/19/18 Liquor consumption by persons under 21; Fees $175

Tyler E. William Weber, 28, Caledonia; 6/16/18 DWI; Fine $400, Fees $100; Jail, 90 days, stay 90 days for 1 yr.; Unsupervised probation, 1 yr.

 

Houston
County
Sheriff’s
Office

Daren Lewis Chapel, 21, Houston; 8/14/18 Speeding 78/55; Fees $215

Nathan Andrew Christensen, 46, Houston; 8/25/18 Careless driving; Fees $175

Ryan Anthony Douglas, 28, Canon City, Colo.; 8/29/18 Speeding 65/40; Fees $215

Toni Lynn Feran, 43, Hokah; 8/24/18 Speeding 65/55; Fees $115

Jennifer Evangeline Halverson, 45, Houston; 8/14/18 Speeding 65/55; Fees $115

Jordan David Edmund Henke, 30, Caledonia; 6/23/18 Domestic assault; Fees $175; Jail, 90 days, stay 90 days for 1 yr.; Unsupervised probation, 6 months

Elizabeth Ann Leemans, 56, Taylor Ridge, Ill.; 9/9/18 Speeding 65/55; Fees $115

Susan Boynton Lyon, 55, Roseville; 9/3/18 Speeding 72/55; Fees $135

Jeffrey Dean McClure, 54, Caledonia; 7/7/18 Driving after revocation; Fees $275

Jeffrey Dean McClure, 54, Caledonia; 7/7/18 No proof of insurance; Fees $200

Jose Dean Reinke, 27, Caledonia; 3/5/18 3rd degree DWI; Fine $400, Fees $500; Jail, 365 days, stay 335 days for 2 yrs., credit for time served: 2 days; Supervised probation, 2 yrs.

Shawn Andrew Roe, 22, Spring Grove; 7/1/18 Operate motor vehicle after license suspension; Fees $275

Miguel Alejandro Rivera Sanchez, 34, La Crosse, Wis.; 9/6/18 Driving without a valid license; Fees $175

Miguel Alejandro Rivera Sanchez, 34, La Crosse, Wis.; 9/6/18 No insurance; Fees $200

Miguel Alejandro Rivera Sanchez, 34, La Crosse, Wis.; 9/6/18 Duty to drive with due care; Fees $40

Adrian Lyle Sholes, 61, La Crescent; 5/20/18 Disorderly conduct; Fees $75; Jail, 30 days, stay 30 days for 1 yr.; Supervised probation, 1 yr.

Elise Lee Walters, 19, Houston; 7/15/18 Speeding 70/55; Fees $135

 

Houston
Police
Dept.

Kristi Jo Soland, 54, Rochester; 5/25/18 Speeding 44/30; Fees $125

McCoy Martin Tekautz, 19, Rushford; 7/28/18 Liquor consumption by persons under 21; Fees $175

    La
Crescent
Police
Dept.

Jakob David Kettner, 18, La Crescent; 7/6/18 Failure to stop at stop sign at entrance to highway; Fees $125

Morgan Lynn Krambeer, 19, Genoa, Wis.; 7/17/16 Uninsured vehicle; Fees $175

Morgan Lynn Krambeer, 19, Genoa, Wis.; 7/17/16 Speeding 47/40; Fees $40

Rory Jay Lindner, 40, McGregor, Iowa; 8/29/18 Speeding 40/30; Fees $115

Ryan Michael Meyers, 19, Hokah; 7/22/18 Liquor consumption by persons under 21; Fees $175

 

MN
State
Patrol

Gary Kuster Beesecker, 26, Houston; 8/30/18 Seat belt required; Fees $100

Scott Lee Eaker, 55, Rochester; 9/8/18 Instruction permit violation; Fees $125

Amy Rose Gehrke, 28, Dakota; 8/8/18 Seat belt required; Fees $100

Aric Joseph Honsey, 28, Winona; 7/28/18 DWI; Fine $400, Fees $175; Jail, 90 days, stay 87 days for 1 yr., credit for time served: 3 days; Supervised probation, 1 yr.

Cassandra Lynn Humfeld, 29, Houston; 7/5/18 Speeding 65/55; Fees $115

Tracie Jean Klug-Melbostad, 51, Bloomington; 9/8/18 Speeding 69/55; Fees $125

Renee Marie McCabe, 55, Hokah; 8/21/18 Speeding 65/55; Fees $115

Nancy Carol Parcher, 47, La Crosse, Wis.; 7/6/18 Driving after suspension; Fees $275

 

Spring
Grove
Police
Dept.

Frederick George Kriemelmeyer, 69, La Crosse, Wis.; 5/9/18 Driving without a valid license; Fees $175

Frederick George Kriemelmeyer, 69, La Crosse, Wis.; 5/9/18 Operate unregistered vehicle; Fees $100

 

Jason Robert Reiland, 46, Caledonia; 5/26/18 Driving after revocation; Fine $200, Fees $75; Jail, 90 days, stay 90 days for 1 yr.; Unsupervised probation, 1 yr.

 
 
 
 

Spring Grove Police
 Department Blotter

Sept. 19 to Sept. 25, 2018

Sept. 19, 2018

0943 hours- Officers received a report of a road hazard, Maple Dr.

0947 hours- Officers received a report of city ordinance violation, Railroad Dr.

0952 hours- Officers received report of a city ordinance violation, 1st St.

0954 hours- Officers received a report of an ordinance violation, 1st St.

1016 hours- Officers received a report of an internet crime, 1st Ave.

1020 hours- Officers received a report of a city ordinance violation, 1st St.

2017 hours- Officers issued a warning citation for missing headlight, Main St.

2053 hours- Officers investigated a warrant in the city, 3rd Ave.

2136 hours- Officers investigated a warrant in the city, 1st St.

Sept. 21, 2018

0857 hours- Officers received a report of a loose dog, 1st St.

1721 hours- Officers received a report of a suspicious vehicle, Division St.

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

2343 hours- Officers assisted the Spring Grove Ambulance with a medical call, Rooster Valley Rd.

0022 hours- Officers received a report of an open door, Main St.

Sept. 22, 2018

2222 hours- Officers received a call for a welfare check, 2nd St.

Sept. 23, 2018

0014 hours- Officers investigated a report of someone climbing the water tower, 1st Ave.

0201 hours- Officers issued a parking citation for no parking on Main St. 2 to 6 a.m., Main St.

2013 hours- Officers investigated a report of an individual with a warrant, Main St.

2205 hours- Officers issued a warning citation for driving with no lights, Main St.

Sept. 24, 2018

1253 hours- Officers issued a warning citation for speeding, Main St.

1306 hours- Officers issued a warning citation for speeding, Main St. 

Sept. 25, 2018

0019 hours- Officers assisted the Spring Grove Ambulance with a medical call, Division Ave.

1745 hours- Officers issued a warning citation for speeding, Main St.

2117 hours- Officers issued a warning citation for speeding, Main St.

 

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