Public Notices

Spring Grove Police
 Department Blotter

Dec. 5 to Dec. 12, 2018

Dec. 5, 2018

1240 hours- Officers issued a citation for driving after revocation, Main St.

1514 hours- Officers assisted a motorist with a vehicle unlock, Southwest Alley.

1510 hours- Officers received a report of a loose dog, 1st St.

1537 hours- Officers received a report of an assault, 2nd Ave. 

1755 hours- Officers assisted a person who got stuck in a driveway with a vehicle, 1st St.

2211 hours- Officers issued warning citation for driving with no taillights, Main St.

Dec. 7, 2018

0006 hours- Officers issued a parking citation for snow removal, Maple Dr.

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

2226 hours- Officers issued a warning citation for speeding, Main St.

Dec. 8, 2018

0058 hours- Officers received a report of a barking dog, 3rd Ave.

1737 hours- Officers issued a warning citation for speeding, Division Ave. 

2213 hours- Officers issued a warning citation for speeding, Main St.

Dec. 9, 2018

0004 hours- Officers responded to a 911 hang up. All was found to be okay, 1st Ave.

0013 hours- Officers issued a citation for a 72-hour parking violation, Maple Dr. 

Dec. 10, 2018

0100 hours- Officers issued a warning citation for speeding, Main St.

0853 hours- Officers stopped a vehicle with a suspected unlicensed driver, Division Ave. 

1137 hours- Officers received a report of a city ordinance violation, Division Ave. 

1630 hours- Officers issued a citation for a missing headlight, Main St.

1841 hours- Officers received a report of an assault, 5th Ave.

1906 hours- Officers received a report of a money scam, 3rd Ave.

Dec. 11, 2018

1114 hours- Officers received a request for a funeral escort, Main St.

1707 hours- Officers received a report of a verbal domestic dispute, 3rd Ave.

1827 hours- Officers assisted a citizen with opening a door into their home, Goodview Dr.

Dec. 12, 2018

0142 hours- Officers received a request to assist another agency, State Hwy. 44/76, Caledonia

1000 hours- Officers received a report of an injured deer, Main St.

1204 hours- Officers received a report of a city ordinance violation, Division Ave.

1234 hours- Officers received a report of a city ordinance violation, 1st St.

1242 hours- Officers received a report of a city ordinance violation, Main St.

1245 hours- Officers received a report of a city ordinance violation, 2nd Ave.

1246 hours- Officers received a report of a city ordinance violation, 2nd Ave.

1249 hours- Officers received a report of a city ordinance violation, 1st Ave.

1257 hours- Officers issued a parking citation for a 72 hour parking violation, 2nd Ave.

1305 hours- Officers received a report of a city ordinance violation, 3rd Ave.

1501 hours- Officers assisted a person who locked their keys in their vehicle, Main St.

1654 hours- A business received a NSF check for $25.69, Main St.

1830 hours- Officers assisted the Spring Grove Ambulance with a medical call, 5th Ave.

1903 hours- Officers received a report of an individual with dizziness, nausea, hypertension for the past few hours, 3rd Ave.

1944 hours- Officers received a report of child neglect, 2nd St.

2017 hours- Officers issued a warning citation for a missing headlight, Maple Dr.

2207 hours- Officers issued a warning citation for a missing headlights, Main St.

 

 

 

 

 

The following non-confidential traffic and criminal cases from 12/6/18 to 12/13/18 were compiled from reports released from the Houston County Court Administrator’s office.

 

Caledonia
Police
Dept.

Bonnie Elaine Bridley, 31, Caledonia; 9/21/18 DWI; Fine $400, Fees $100; Jail, 91 days, stay 90 days for 1 yr., credit for time served: 1 day; Unsupervised probation, 1 yr.

Joyce Anna Domabyl, 29, La Crescent; 8/20/18 DWI; Fine $400, Fees $100; Jail, 90 days, stay 90 days for 1 yr.; Supervised probation, 1 yr.

Veronica Estella Gutierrez, 29, Caledonia; 12/1/18 Driving without a valid license; Fees $175

Richard Ervin Klinski, 55, Caledonia; 10/30/18 DWI; Fine $400, Fees $100; Jail, 90 days, stay 90 days for 1 yr.; Supervised probation, 1 yr.

 

Hokah
Police
Dept.

Ronald Lee Johnson, 81, Galesville, Wis.; 12/5/18 Speeding 45/30; Fees $135

 

Houston
County
Sheriff’s
Office

Karon Bawek Anderson, 51, Brownsville; 11/30/18 Speeding 65/55; Fees $115

Justin K. Bird, 42, West Salem, Wis.; 11/29/18 Speeding 76/55; Fees $215

Damon Jade Carrier, 18, Houston; 11/6/18 Speeding 60/40; Fees $215

Jenna Margaret Ftizpatrick, 18, Brownsville; 12/4/18 Speeding 65/55; Fees $115

Nicholas Ryan Hawkins, 19, Dakota; 9/23/18 Operate motor vehicle after license suspension; Fees $275

Ronnie Lee Shefelbine, Jr., 36, Caledonia; 10/2/18 Speeding 70/55; Fees $135

Lana Marie Twite, 53, Brownsville; DWI; Fine $400, Fees $100; Jail, 90 days, stay 90 days for 1 yr.; Unsupervised probation, 1 yr.

Nathaniel Charles Underdahl, 36, Hammond; 9/29/18 Speeding 62/40; Fees $215

Casanova Ramello Williams, 22, Roseville; 9/16/18 No insurance; Fees $275

 

Houston
Police
Dept.

Dustin James Uhlendorf, 26, Houston; 6/21/18 Careless driving; Fine $225, Fees $75; Jail, 10 days, stay 10 days for 6 months; Unsupervised probation, 6 months

 

La
Crescent
Police
Dept.

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

Mary Nancarrow Pietri, 60, No address; 11/11/18 Barking dog; Fees $95

Matthew Allen Noah Sullivan, 19, Rochester; 1/28/18 Theft of motor fuel from retailer; Restitution $16.90

Matthew Allen Noah Sullivan, 19, Rochester; 1/28/18 Display cancelled/stolen/revoked plates; Fine $100, Fees $75; Jail, 2 days, credit for time served: 2 days

 

MN
Dept.
of
Natural
Resources

Nickolas Luther Peterson, 31, Caledonia; 11/10/18 No blaze orange during firearm season; Fees $100

 

MN
State
Patrol

Blaine Lynell Benzing, 48, Caledonia; 9/18/18 Seat belt required; Fees $100

Mark Anthony Figueroa, Jr., 30, Spring Grove; 9/25/18 Speeding 67/55; Fees $125

Austin Michael Helbing, 22, La Crescent; 9/25/18 No MN driver’s license; Fees $175

 

Spring
Grove
Police
Dept.

 

Heidi Marie Blaskowski, 51, Spring Grove; 9/27/18 Driver must carry proof of insurance when operating vehicle; Fees $275

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

CITY
OF
SPRING
GROVE

ABBREVIATED
PUBLICATIONS

 

Chapters 1108, 1110, 1116 - Zoning Ordinance - of the City of Spring Grove Municipal Code is hereby amended changing multiple sections in the Zoning Ordinance.  Main changes include:

1108 - accessory buildings.

1110 - administration, variances

1116 - dimensional standards in the zoning district classification  

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

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

PROCEEDINGS
OF
THE
BOARD
OF
COUNTY
COMMISSIONERS

Date: Tuesday, December 11, 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 as amended.

Motion was made by Commissioner Walter, seconded by Commissioner Miller and unanimously carried to approve the minutes of the November 27, 2018 meeting.

Motion was made by Commissioner Miller, seconded by Commissioner Zmyewski and unanimously carried to approve the minutes of the November 26, 2018 Truth in Taxation 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 $74,916.60 

Road & Bridge Fund 17,142.25 

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Total $92,058.85

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At this time the several employees were recognized for their years of service. 

Environmental Services Director Lacher reported on a request from a landowner to terminate a CUP. Following discussion, motion was made by Commissioner Walter, seconded by Commissioner Miller and unanimously carried to adopt the following: 

RESOLUTION NO. 18-47

RESOLUTION TERMINATING CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT #203. 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE HOUSTON COUNTY, MINNESOTA BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS AS FOLLOWS:

Conditional use permit # 203 for a commercial outdoor recreational area is hereby terminated. 

Motion was made by Commissioner Walter, seconded by Commissioner Miller and carried with Commissioner Zmyewski voting in the negative to approve the additional $4,000 discretionary appropriation to the Fair Board. 

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

RESOLUTION NO. 18-48

BE IT RESOLVED that the Houston County Board of Commissioners does hereby approve the Minnesota Lawful Gambling Application for Exempt Permit on behalf of ABLE Foundation, Inc. for gambling activities to be conducted at the La Crescent Snowmobile Club in La Crescent Township, with no waiting period.

RESOLUTION NO. 18-49

BE IT RESOLVED that the Houston County Board of Commissioners does hereby approve the Minnesota Lawful Gambling Application for Exempt Permit on behalf of Gopher State Sportsmen’s Club for gambling activities to be conducted at the Gopher State Sportsmen’s Club in la Crescent Township, with no waiting period.

Motion was made by Commissioner Miller, seconded by Commissioner Walter and unanimously carried to approve the issuance of the following Tobacco Licenses for 2019: Money Creek Haven, Inc., River Valley Convenience, Inc., Houston Food Mart, and Dollar General #20006.

Motion was made by Commissioner Walter, seconded by Commissioner Miller and unanimously carried to approve a disaster credit on parcel #25.2068.000 in the amount of $1,458.79 due to loss resulting from fire. 

Motion was made by Commissioner Walter, seconded by Commissioner Miller to reappoint Loren Lapham, Al Jacob and Joanne Heim-Welch to the Water Plan Committee for terms to expire 12/31/2021. Discussion was held. Motion to reappoint 3 individuals was amended by Commissioner Walter, seconded by Commissioner Miller and unanimously carried to reappoint both Al Jacob and Joanne Heim-Welch to 3 year terms to expire 12/31/2021 and to request Dan Wermager provide a third nominee for appointment. 

Following discussion, motion was made by Commissioner Walter, seconded by Commissioner Miller and unanimously carried to approve the requested leave of Susan K. Schwebach pursuant to M.S. 3.088. 

HR Director Arrick-Kruger requested a closed session to discuss labor negotiations pursuant to M.S. 13D.03 subd. 1(b). Motion was made by Commissioner Walter, seconded by Commissioner Miller and unanimously carried to convene a closed session for said purpose. The time was 9:44 a.m.

The time being 10:30 a.m., motion was made by Commissioner Miller, seconded by Commissioner Walter and unanimously carried to reconvene in open session.

HR Director Arrick-Kruger reiterated the closed session was held pursuant to M.S. 13D.03 subd. 1(b) and there may be action taken in regard to one collective bargaining unit. 

Motion was made by Commissioner Miller, seconded by Commissioner Walter and carried with Commissioner Zmyewski voting in the negative to ratify a 3 year agreement with MAPE for a 2018 through 2020 collective bargaining term. Administrator Babinski summarized the terms which include wage increases of 3% in 2018, 2.75% in 2019, and 2.75% in 2020, a full day holiday for Christmas Eve which was previously a ½ day holiday in exchange for the sunsetting of the CMM health insurance plan effective December 31, 2019, the withdrawal of a request for market study, and the deletion of what is commonly referred to as the “me too” clause. 

There being no further business and the time being 10:53 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, December 18, 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/

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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