Legal Notices: December 17, 2014

 

LEGAL NOTICE
ALBION TOWNSHIP
The Township of Albion will hold its ANNUAL MEETING AND ELECTION on Tuesday, March 10th, 2015 at the Albion Town Hall.
The Officers to be elected are:
One Supervisor for a 3-year term
One Treasurer for a 2-year term
Affidavits of candidacy may be filed with the clerk from December 30, 2014 to January 13, 2015. Filings close at 5:00 p.m. on January 13, 2015. Filing fee is $2.00. The last date for a candidate to withdraw from election is Thursday, January 15, 2015 until 5:00 p.m.
The ANNUAL MEETING will convene after the polls close at 8:00 p.m.
Debbie Uecker
Albion Township Clerk
2235 County Road 6 NW
Annandale MN, 55302
(11-12c)
 
 
MAPLE LAKE TOWNSHIP
FILING NOTICE
The following office will be elected in Maple Lake Township on Tuesday, March 10, 2015:
One Supervisor for a term of 3 years.
First date for candidates for Town Office to file Affidavits of Candidacy with the Town Clerk is Tuesday, December 30, 2014. Last day for filing for Town office will be Tuesday, January 13, 2015 by 5:00 p.m. Candidates who file for March election have until 5 p.m. Thursday, January 15, to withdraw from filing.
Candidates may file by contacting the Office of the Clerk, telephone, 320-963-5336. The filing fee is $2.00.
Dick Hogan, Clerk
Maple Lake Township.
(11-12c)
 
NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE
THE RIGHT TO VERIFICATION OF THE DEBT AND IDENTITY OF THE ORIGINAL CREDITOR WITHIN THE TIME PROVIDED BY LAW IS NOT AFFECTED BY THIS ACTION.
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that default has occurred in conditions of the following described mortgage:
DATE OF MORTGAGE: December 7, 2005
MORTGAGOR: Paula Muller and Joe Muller, wife and husband.
MORTGAGEE: Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc.
DATE AND PLACE OF RECORDING: Recorded December 29, 2005, Wright County Recorder, Document No. A992494.
ASSIGNMENTS OF MORTGAGE:  Assigned to: The Bank of New York Mellon fka The Bank of New York, not in its individual capacity but solely as trustee for the benefit of the Certificate holders of the CWABS Inc., Asset-Backed Certificates Series 2006-3. Dated May 31, 2011 Recorded June 28, 2011, as Document No. A1178604.                
TRANSACTION AGENT:  Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc.
TRANSACTION AGENT'S MORTGAGE IDENTIFICATION NUMBER ON MORTGAGE:  1002614-9566183914-6
LENDER OR BROKER AND MORTGAGE ORIGINATOR STATED ON MORTGAGE:  Great Northern Financial Group, Inc
RESIDENTIAL MORTGAGE SERVICER:  Green Tree Servicing LLC
MORTGAGED PROPERTY ADDRESS:  6799 Estes Avenue Northwest, Maple Lake, MN 55358
TAX PARCEL I.D. #:  210.136.000140
LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: Lot 14, Sunset View Beach
COUNTY IN WHICH PROPERTY IS LOCATED: Wright
ORIGINAL PRINCIPAL AMOUNT OF MORTGAGE: $352,000.00
AMOUNT DUE AND CLAIMED TO BE DUE AS OF DATE OF NOTICE, INCLUDING TAXES, IF ANY, PAID BY MORTGAGEE: $171,170.23
 That prior to the commencement of this mortgage foreclosure proceeding Mortgagee/Assignee of Mortgagee complied with all notice requirements as required by statute; That no action or proceeding has been instituted at law or otherwise to recover the debt secured by said mortgage, or any part thereof;
PURSUANT to the power of sale contained in said mortgage, the above described property will be sold by the Sheriff of said county as follows:
DATE AND TIME OF SALE: January 28, 2015 at 10:00 AM
PLACE OF SALE: Sheriff's Office, Wright County Law Enforcement Center, 3800 Braddock Avenue N.E., Buffalo, MN
to pay the debt then secured by said Mortgage, and taxes, if any, on said premises, and the costs and disbursements, including attorneys' fees allowed by law subject to redemption within    twelve (12) months from the date of said sale by the mortgagor(s), their personal representatives or assigns unless reduced to Five (5) weeks under MN Stat. §580.07.
TIME AND DATE TO VACATE PROPERTY: If the real estate is an owner-occupied, single-family dwelling, unless otherwise provided by law, the date on or before which the mortgagor(s) must vacate the property if the mortgage is not reinstated under section 580.30 or the property is not redeemed under section 580.23 is 11:59 p.m. on January 28, 2016 unless that date falls on a weekend  or legal holiday, in which case it is the next weekday, and unless the redemption period is reduced to 5 weeks under MN Stat. Secs. 580.07 or 582.032.
MORTGAGOR(S) RELEASED FROM FINANCIAL OBLIGATION ON MORTGAGE: None
"THE TIME ALLOWED BY LAW FOR REDEMPTION BY THE MORTGAGOR, THE MORTGAGOR'S PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVES OR ASSIGNS, MAY BE REDUCED TO FIVE WEEKS IF A JUDICIAL ORDER IS ENTERED UNDER MINNESOTA STATUTES, SECTION 582.032, DETERMINING, AMONG OTHER THINGS, THAT THE MORTGAGED PREMISES ARE IMPROVED WITH A RESIDENTIAL DWELLING OF LESS THAN FIVE UNITS, ARE NOT PROPERTY USED IN AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION, AND ARE ABANDONED."
Dated: November 20, 2014
The Bank of New York 
Mellon 
f/k/a The Bank of New 
York, as Trustee
Mortgagee/Assignee of Mortgagee
USSET, WEINGARDEN 
AND LIEBO, P.L.L.P.
Attorneys for Mortgagee/
Assignee of Mortgagee
4500 Park Glen Road #300
Minneapolis, MN 55416
(952) 925-6888
8 - 14-007373 FC
THIS IS A 
COMMUNICATION FROM 
A DEBT COLLECTOR.
(11-16c)
 
FILING NOTICE
CORINNA TOWNSHIP
The Township of Corinna will hold its annual meeting and election on
Tuesday, March 10, 2015, at the Corinna Town Hall.
The officers to be elected are: (1) supervisor for three years, the term of John Dearing expiring.
Candidate filing dates are Tuesday, December 30, 2014, to Tuesday, January 13, 2015, 5 p.m. (Filing Office is closed on Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2014, and closed Jan. 1, 2015, for New Year’s Holiday.) Candidates may file at the Town Hall, 9801 Ireland Avenue, NW, Annandale, MN. Filing fee is $2.
The last date for a candidate to withdraw from the election is Thursday, January 15, 2015, until 5 p.m.
Absentee Ballots will be available beginning Friday, February 6, 2015. Call Wright County at 1-800-362-3667 and ask for Auditor/Treasurer’s Office – Elections, to apply for absentee ballots. The Wright County Courthouse will be open for acceptance of absentee ballot applications and casting of absentee ballots from 10:00 a.m. – noon on Saturday, March 7, 2015 and on Monday, March 9, 2015, from 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.  Requests for mailed absentee ballots will also be accepted.
FOR THE TOWNSHIP BOARD
Mary Barkley Brown
Clerk
(12-13c)
 
NOTICE OF PUBLIC
HEARING
To Whom It May Concern:
Notice is hereby given that a public hearing will be held by the City Council of the City of Maple Lake, at City Hall, at 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, January 6, 2015 to amend the Zoning Ordinance, Section 80: Fee Schedule. A copy of the proposed fees is available for inspection at City Hall.
Such persons as desire to be heard with reference to this Zoning change will be heard at this meeting.
Lee Ann Yager
City Clerk/Treasurer
 
CITY OF MAPLE LAKE
NOTICE OF HEARING
SETTING COUNCIL
COMPENSATION
Notice is hereby given that the City Council of the City of Maple Lake, Minnesota will meet on January 6, 2015 at 7:00 P.M. at the Maple Lake City Hall, 10 Maple Avenue South, Maple Lake, Minnesota, to consider an amendment to Chapter 40.01 of the City Code setting Council compensation.
Lee Ann Yager
City Clerk/Treasurer
 
REGULAR SCHOOL
BOARD MEETING
MONDAY, DECEMBER 8, 2014
INDEPENDENT SCHOOL
DISTRICT #881
MAPLE LAKE, MN
MINUTES
Board Members Present:  Arnie Michalicek, Shelley McAlpine, Richard Thomas, Joe Paumen, Ben Elsenpeter and Ed Trager
Board Members Absent:  Shelly Liljequist 
Others Present: David Hansen, Kris Harlan, Kristi Anderson and Katie Friedman, Mark Redemske (8:47 p.m.)
1. Meeting called to order at 7:02 p.m.
2. Pledge of Allegiance
3. “District #881 is proud of”
Cross Country:
All-Conference 2014:
Sommer Carlson, Halle Geyen, Grace Heying, Andrew Schonnesen, Devin Deringer, Jackson Willard, Scott Jordan (h.m.)
Academic All-Conference:
Jordan Sifferle, Mackenzie Miller, Mollie Graham, Olivia Wolff-Herda, Jackson Willard
CMC Athlete of the Week:
Andrew Schonnesen
State Qualifiers: 
Sommer Carlson, Halle Geyen, Andrew Schonnesen
Most Valuable Runner:
Sommer Carlson, Andrew Schonnesen (2nd straight)
Most Improved: 
Sommer Carlson, Devin Deringer
Hardest Worker: 
Grace Heying, Ross Hickey (3rd straight)
Jennifer DesMarais-Holland, sixth grade teacher, who was selected as the winner of the MN VFW District 6th Teacher of the Year Award.   
4. Recognition of visitors:  Janell Bullard, Beth Haglin, Nicole Casebolt, Nathan Mitchell, Becky Nies and Colleen Carlson. 
5. M/S McAlpine/Paumen -Approve the Agenda for the regular school board meeting held on Monday, December 8, 2014 with the addition of item 10 D to set the substitute pay for the administrator on duty pay for athletic events and item 10 E motion to approve the resolution ratifying the award of the sale of general obligation refunding bonds. Motion carries 6-0.
6. M/S Thomas/McAlpine - Approve the Consent Agenda for the regular school board meeting held on Monday, December 8, 2014. Motion carries 6-0.
7.  Open Forum-none
8. Unfinished Business
A. High School Band Director, Nate Mitchell, presented a proposal to the board to remove the “marching band rule” in hopes to grow the concert band program. The board will revisit this issue at the January meeting. 
 B. Beth Haglin gave a presentation on her position as a Technology Integration Specialist and the impacts she has made with staff and students integrating technology into the classroom.
 C. November 26 enrollment remained slightly above budgeted numbers for the year but down 3.5 ADMs from the prior month.
9. Truth in Taxation Hearing:  The Truth in Taxation Hearing began at 8:00 p.m. The hearing included discussions regarding the current year budget, including all funds, the pay 2015 proposed property tax levy and visitors had an opportunity to ask questions.
10. New Business 
 A. The board had a first reading of updates to policy 598 – Meal Charge Policy.
B. M/S Thomas/McAlpine - Motion to accept the following donations: $3,000 from the Maple Lake American Legion, $1,000 grant from the MN Educational Facility Management Professionals, and $3,200 in product and labor from Community Lawn Care, $3,580 from the Maple Lake Lions.   Motion Carries 6-0 
C. M/S Traeger/McAlpine - Motion to certify the 2014 payable 2015 tax levy at $2,446,698.45. Motion Carries 6-0
D. M/S Paumen/Elsenpeter - Motion to set the substitute pay rate of $75.00 per night for the administrator on duty at athletic events.  Motion Carries 6-0
E. M/S McAlpine/Paumen - Motion to approve a resolution ratifying the award of the sale of general obligations refunding bonds, series 2014A.  Roll call vote:  Paumen- yes, McAlpine-yes, Thomas- yes,  Michalicek – yes, Trager- yes, Elsenpeter- yes  Motion Carries 6-0
11. Representative Reports
  A. District Leadership Team: Paumen reported that DLT met on November 18, the topics discussed included sending two teachers to the Reading Recovery conference, the relicensure cycle, ideas for in-house training and the mentor expectations.
B. Early Childhood Family Education/Community Education: McAlpine reported that ECFE will be applying for the Parent Aware Pathway 2 grant again with hope of being able to award scholarships to families in need again next year.  Community Ed is experiencing declining enrollment in many of its classes and the school age childcare are numbers are also down.
C. Meeker and Wright Special Education Cooperative:  Janell Bullard discussed the plans for MAWSECO to lease property from HLWW to host their administrative staff, Trek, Journeys and Step Programs.  A new amended joint powers agreement will be approved at the board meeting in January.
D. Minnesota High School League:  Paumen reported that a policy has been adopted by the MSHSL regarding transgender athletes.  
E. Schools for Equity in Education: Redemske reported on the November 21 meeting. A legislative panel consisting of Senator Sean Nienow (R-Cambridge), Representative Jerry Hertaus (R-Greenfield) and Representative BarbYarusso (DFL-Mounds View) spoke on expectations for the upcoming session.  Steve Dibb, from MDE, talked about the World’s Best Workforce law passed in 2013.
F. Technology Committee:  Paumen reported the Technology committee met and Randy Benoit is working on the Technology Plan to submit to the State. Thirty-five staff members responded to the needs assessment, staff is demoing chromebooks and the Asus Transformer tablets, Kelly Pribyl gave an update on the Facebook page and Benoit discussed plans to upgrade the Smart Server next year.
G. Wright Technical Center:  Michalicek reported that Wright Tech will be getting several new board members this year.  WTC is working on programming for next year and student tours have begun.
H. Elementary School: Harlan reported the first trimester ended and report cards have been mailed out.  Thanksgiving baskets were distributed and staff is working on donations for the Christmas baskets.  Holiday concerts are taking place throughout the month. PIE is sponsoring the Santa’s Secret Shop for students and PIE had several board resignations and will need to fill those positions.  During American Education Week fourteen staff members took place in a job exchange called “Walk in Someone Else’s Shoes” and staff is participating in an Ugly Ornament Contest.  The Elementary will have a Holiday Sing Along to send kids off for the Winter Break on the last day of school.
I. High School: Hansen reported mid-quarters reports were sent out on Tuesday and the Annual Jingle Ball Dance was a success. Class registration for next year will start in January, 10th graders will be going to WTC for a tour, Holiday Concerts will be taking place throughout the month, One Act Play tryouts were held at the beginning of the month and he is preparing for spring testing.
12. Committee Reports
A. Activities Committee: The meeting was held on November 24. The Fall Sports had a very successful season. Coaches were asked to remind students of expectations in the locker rooms, gyms, weight room and parking lots. The batting cages have been installed, track repairs are completed and the football field repairs will take place in the spring. The weight room is in need of some new equipment and weights.
B. Building and Grounds Committee:  The committee met and Brad Neutz presented a list of items that need attention.  Guardrails will be installed on the roof around equipment within a ten foot radius of the perimeter of the roof edge. Painting in the cafeteria will take place over Christmas break. 
C. Finance and Programs Committee: The finance committee met regarding the FY16 budget.  A possible operating referendum was discussed along with the need to make budget adjustments. 
13. Set Meeting Dates - None
14. Other Business
A. Thank-You Notes
B. Upcoming Meetings:
1. District Leadership Team Meeting at 7:15 a.m. on Tuesday, December 16, 2014 in the Board Room
2. Safe Schools Meeting at 3:15 p.m. on Wednesday, December 17, 2014 in the Board Room
3. MAWSECO Board Meeting at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, December 23, 2014 in Howard Lake
4. Wright Tech Center Board Meeting at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 6, 2015 in Buffalo
5. Regular School Board Meeting in January at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, January 12, 2015 in the Board Room
C. Miscellaneous Information:
1. Late Start on Tuesday, December 9, 2014
2. Christmas Break from December 24, 2014 through January 4, 2015.  Classes resume on January 5, 2015
3. Chamber of Commerce Meeting at 12:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 7, 2015
4. Late Start on Tuesday, January 13, 2015
15. M/S Thomas/Elsenpeter - Motion to adjourn the meeting at 9:38 p.m..
Respectfully submitted,
Kristi Anderson
Shelley McAlpine
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