Legal Notices: July 16, 2014

 

LEGAL NOTICE
ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN:
Sealed bids for the construction of 127th Street and Armitage Avenue will be received by Silver Creek Township, Minnesota, at the office of the Town Clerk at 3827 134th Street NW, Monticello, MN 55362, until 3:00 p.m., Monday, July 28, 2014, and then at said office publicly opened and read aloud.
Principal components of the project include the following:
Mobilization 1 LUMP SUM
Clearing and Grubbing 
   1 LUMP SUM
Salvage Gravel to/from Stockpile (SV)   16,000 CU YD
Salvage Topsoil to/from Stockpile (SV)   18,200 CU YD
Common Excavation (P) 
  16,384 CU YD
Subgrade Excavation (EV)   15,300 CU YD
Muck Excavation (EV) 
    3,000 CU YD
Common Borrow (CV) 
  15,300 CU YD
18" RC Pipe Design 3006 
Class V       512 LIN FT
Turf Establishment 1 LUMP SUM
The Contract Documents may be examined at the following locations: Silver Creek Township, 3827 134th Street NW, Monticello, MN 55362; Hakanson Anderson, 3601 Thurston Avenue, Anoka, MN 55303
Bidding Documents may be obtained from the Issuing Office of: Hakanson Anderson, located at 3601 Thurston Avenue, Anoka, MN 55303, for a non-refundable purchase price of $75 per set.
Alternatively, digital copies of the Bidding Documents are available at www.haa-inc.com under the "Projects/Quest CDN" link for $20.00 (non-refundable). These documents may be downloaded by selecting this project and by entering eBidDocTM Number #3413179 on the "Search Projects" page. For assistance and free membership registration, contact QuestCDN at (952) 233-1632 or info@questcdn.com.
Bids will only be accepted from contractors that purchase paper or digital copies of the Bidding Documents by the method specified above.
Each bid must be accompanied by a certified check, cashier's check, cash deposit, or bid bond, made payable to Silver Creek Township in the amount of five percent (5%) of the bid.
The Town Board reserves the right to reject any and all bids and to waive irregularities and informalities therein and further reserves the right to award the contract in the best interests of the Town Board.
SILVER CREEK TOWNSHIP
Nancy Betzler, Township Clerk
Date: July 7, 2014
Published: Maple Lake Messenger, July 9, 2014, and July 16, 2014
 
LEGAL NOTICE
SILVER CREEK TOWNSHIP
FILING NOTICE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN to all qualified voters of Silver Creek Township, County of Wright, State of Minnesota, that the filing period for affidavits of candidacy begins July 29, 2014, and closes August 12, 2014. Filings are accepted at the office of the Town Clerk, 3827 134th Street NW, Monticello, MN 55362, 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Monday and Thursday; 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., Tuesday. Open at 1:00 p.m. August 12, 2014.
Please note: Filings close at 4:00 p.m. on August 12, 2014, at the office of the clerk.
Filings will be taken for the following vacancies, which will be voted on at the fall elections held on November 4, 2014.
ONE SUPERVISOR: for the term of four (4) years - Seat #1
ONE SUPERVISOR: for the term of four (4) years - Seat #3
Filing fee is $2.00
Nancy Betzler
Town Clerk
(41-42c)
 
NOTICE OF CANDIDATE FILING
CITY OF MAPLE LAKE
Filings for the City of Maple Lake, Wright County, Minnesota, will open Tuesday, July 29, 2014, at 7:00 a.m. and will close Tuesday, August 12, 2012, at 5:00 p.m. 
THE FOLLOWING OFFICES ARE TO BE ELECTED:
MAYOR   (two year term)
COUNCIL MEMBER - two positions   (four year term)
Anyone desiring to file for office may do so during regular office hours (7:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday thru Thursday and 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Friday).  The filing fee is $2.00.
City elections will be held at Maple Lake City Hall on Tuesday, November 4, 2014.
Lee Ann Yager, City Clerk/Treasurer (42-43c)
 
NOTICE OF FILING DATES FOR ELECTION TO THE SCHOOL BOARD
INDEPENDENT SCHOOL 
DISTRICT NO.881
MAPLE LAKE SCHOOLS
STATE OF MINNESOTA
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the period for filing affidavits of candidacy for the office of school board member of Independent School District No.881 shall begin on July 29, 2014, and shall close at 5:00 o'clock p.m. on August 12, 2014.
The general election shall be held on Tuesday, November 04, 2014.  At that election, three (3) members will be elected to the School Board for terms of four (4) years each.
Affidavits of Candidacy are available from the school district clerk, 200 State Highway 55 East, Maple Lake, MN  55358. The filing fee for this office is $2. A candidate for this office must be an eligible voter, must be 21 years of age or more on assuming office, must have been a resident of the school district from which the candidate seeks election for thirty (30) days before the general election, and must have no other affidavit on file for any other office at the same primary or next ensuing general election.
The affidavits of candidacy must be filed in the office of the school district clerk and the filing fee paid prior to 5:00 o'clock p.m. on August 12, 2014.
Dated: July 14, 2014
BY ORDER OF THE SCHOOL BOARD
Shelley McAlpine
School District Clerk
(42-43c)
 
REGULAR SCHOOL 
BOARD MEETING
MONDAY, JULY 14, 2014
INDEPENDENT SCHOOL 
DISTRICT #881
MAPLE LAKE, MN
MINUTES
Board Members Present:  Arnie Michalicek, Shelley McAlpine, Richard Thomas and Shelly Liljequist.  Joe Paumen arrived at 7:30 pm.
Board Members Absent:  Ben Elsenpeter and Ed Trager
Others Present:  Mark Redemske, David Hansen, Kris Harlan, Kristi Anderson and Gabe Licht 
1. Meeting called to order at 7:00 p.m.
2. Pledge of Allegiance
3. “DISTRICT #881 IS PROUD OF”  
A. Spring Sports Awards
Softball
1st Team All Conference Paige Blizil, Chloe Callahan, Sommer Knudsen, Kennedy Haney-Goelz
2nd Team all-conference Kelsie Kelm, Emily Webb, Jenny Brings, Morgan Scheiber
Honorable Mention Taylor Pilger, Hayley Zappa
All Section Emily Webb, Morgan Scheiber, Kennedy Goelz Haney
First Team All State Chloe Callahan
4. Recognition of visitors:  none present
5. M/S McAlpine/Liljequist Motion to approve the Agenda for the regular school board meeting held on Monday, July 14, 2014. Motion Carries 4-0
6. M/S Thomas/McAlpine Motion to approve the consent agenda for the regular school board meeting held on Monday, July 14, 2014. Motion Carries 4-0
7. Unfinished Business
A. M/S McAlpine/Thomas Motion to approve 6% salary increase to the 2014-15 Q Comp leadership positions as presented by Tanya Malwitz at our June 9 meeting. Motion Carries 4-0
B. M/S Thomas/McAlpine Motion to approve Policy 514 – Bullying Prohibition Policy.  Colleen Carlson will have an article in the District Newsletter regarding the new Bullying Policy. Motion Carries 4-0
C. M/S McAlpine/Liljequist Motion to approve changes to the 2014-2015 High School Student Handbook. Motion Carries 4-0
D. M/S McAlpine/Thomas Motion to approve fall coaching assignments. Motion Carries 4-0
E. M/S Liljequist/Thomas Motion to approve the 2014-2015 Activities Handbook. Motion Carries 4-0
8. New Business 
A. M/S McAlpine/Liljequist  Motion to delegate to Kristi Anderson, Financial Manager, Maureen Donohue, Human Resources Manager and Mark Redemske, Superintendent, the authority to make fund transfers for investment of excess money during the 2015 fiscal year. Motion Carries 4-0
B. M/S McAlpine/Liljequist  Motion to approve authorizing Kristi Anderson, Finance Manager and Mark Redemske, Superintendent, the authority to sign documents on behalf of Independent School District #881 during the 2015 fiscal year. Motion Carries 4-0
C. M/S McAlpine/Liljequist  Motion to delegate to Kristi Anderson, Financial Manager, Maureen Donohue, Human Resources Manager and Mark Redemske, Superintendent, authority to sign checks from the Petty Cash Fund and the Activity Fund on behalf of Independent School District #881 during the 2015 fiscal year.Motion Carries 4-0
D. M/S McAlpine/Liljequist  Motion to delegate to David Hansen, Principal, Kristi Anderson, Finance Manager and Mark Redemske, Superintendent the authority to make transactions through the Savings Account for the Scholarship Fund on behalf of Independent School District #881 during the 2015 fiscal year. Motion Carries 4-0  
E. M/S McAlpine/Liljequist Motion to delegate to Kristi Anderson, Financial Manager, Maureen Donohue, Human Resources Manager and Mark Redemske, Superintendent, admission to and control of the contents of the safe deposit box on behalf of Independent School District #881 during the 2015 fiscal year. Motion Carries 4-0
F. M/S McAlpine/Thomas Motion to delegate Maureen Donohue, Human Resources Manager and Mark Redemske, Superintendent, the authority to sign employee/employment documents on behalf of Independent School District #881 during the 2015 fiscal year. Motion Carries 4-0
G. M/S McAlpine/Liljequist Motion to set our Truth in Taxation Hearing for 8:00 p.m. on December 8, 2014. Motion Carries 4-0
H. First reading of the following policies: 601, 604, 615, 616, 618, 619
I. M/S McAlpine/Thomas Motion to approve the annual review of the following policies: 410, 413, 414, 415, 522, 524, 709 and 807.  Motion Carries 4-0
J. M/S Thomas/Liljequist Motion to approve accepting a $500 donation to our preschool program from an anonymous donor. Motion Carries 4-0
K. M/S Thomas/Liljequist  Motion to approve a resolution establishing dates for filing affidavits of candidacy.  Motion Carries 4-0 Thomas-yes, Michalicek-yes, McAlpine-yes, Liljequist-yes
L. M/S McAlpine/Liljequist) Motion to renew ISD #881’s membership in the Minnesota School Boards Association for the 2014-15 school year at a cost of $4,437.00.  Motion Carries 4-0
M. M/S Thomas/Liljequist  Motion to approve the 2014-2015 Health and Safety budget and projects for the FY14, FY15 & FY16 school years. Motion Carries 4-0
9. Representative Reports
A. Food Service Committee:  Redemske reported that Taher has a potential candidate to fill the food service director position. Judy Cameron will be interviewing the candidate and will seek district approval in the near future.
B. Meeker and Wright Special Education Cooperative:  Thomas reported that at MAWSECO’s meeting they accepted the resignations of several staff, approved the budget, monthly bills and fund transfers. Redemske reported that building changes over at HLWW will cause MAWSECO to review its facility needs.
C. Safe Schools Committee: The all county Safe Schools meeting is set for August 19.
D. Schools for Equity in Education:  Redemske shared a chart that SEE prepared, showing changes in equalization through the legislative session should save our taxpayers $98,416 for FY14.
E. Elementary School: Harlan reported the garden boxes are built, but the project is on hold until we can get dry black dirt delivered. She shared the end of the school year video created by Beth Haglin that encourages our students to continue reading over the summer.  MDE will be posting a picture of the Maple Lake’s PBIS team on its website.  Summer Academy is wrapping up this week and Beth Haglin is excited to work with staff next year on technology.
F. High School: Hansen reported that school schedules should be mailed on the first week of August.  The custodial staff has been busy in the building the summer and are doing a great job. He thanked Karen Carey for her years of services with the district, expressed how helpful she was during his first year as the principal and she will certainly be missed. Both Harlan and Hansen are excited about the new art teacher, along with her teaching duties she will be offering Community Education classes for the elementary grades.
10. Committee Reports
A. Activities Committee meeting set for Thursday July 17 and 4:30 p.m.
B. Building and Grounds Committee:  Neutz wrote and received a grant for recycling containers throughout the building and grounds.
11.Set Meeting Dates no dates set.
12. Other Business
A. Thank-You Notes
B. Upcoming Meetings:
1. Activities Committee Meeting at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 17, 2014 in the Board Room
2. Joint MAWSECO Board/Superintendent Meeting at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, July 22, 2014 in Howard Lake
3. Board Retreat at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, July 29, 2014 in the Board Room
4. Joint School Board/City Council Meeting at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, July 29, 2014 in the Board Room
5. Wright Tech Center Board Meeting at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 5, 2014 in Buffalo
6. Regular School Board Meeting in August at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, August 11, 2014 in the Board Room
C. Miscellaneous Information:
1. MSBA Summer Seminar on Monday, August 4, 2014 in Brooklyn Park
2. MSBA Phase I & II Training on Tuesday, August 5, 2014 in Brooklyn Park
3. Chamber of Commerce Meeting at 12:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 6, 2014
13. M/S Paumen/Michalicek Motion to adjourn at 7:45 p.m. Motions Carries 5-0
Respectfully Submitted,
Kristi Anderson
Shelley McAlpine
 
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