Public Notices Apr. 30, 2014 Ramsey County - Maplewood Review

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MONTANA JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT LEWIS & CLARK COUNTY Cause No.: BDR-2014-144 SUMMONS FOR PUBLICATION In re the Marriage of: Stephanie Tillmann, Petitioner, and Eric Jon Tillmann, Respondent THE STATE OF MONTANA SENDS GREETINGS TO THE ABOVENAMED RESPONDENT: You, the Respondent, are hereby summoned to answer the Petition in this action, which is filed with the Clerk of this Court, a copy of which is herewith served upon you, and to file your answer and serve a copy thereof upon the Petitioner within twenty-one days after service of this Summons, exclusive of the day of service; and in the case of your failure to appear or answer, judgment will be taken against you for the relief demanded in the Petition. This action is brought to obtain a dissolution of marriage. DATED this 17 day of April, 2014. NANCY SWEENY Clerk of Court By: C. Colbert Deputy Clerk Stephanie Tillmann 1662 Dry Gulch Helena, MT 59601 406-202-0861 PETITIONER PRO SE (Review: Apr. 30, May 7, 14, 2014)


CERTIFICATE OF ASSUMED NAME STATE OF MINNESOTA Minnesota Statutes Chapter 333: ASSUMED NAME: Great Home Concepts PRINCIPAL PLACE OF BUSINESS: 291 Eva Street, St. Paul, MN 55107 NAMEHOLDERS: Window Concepts of Minnesota, Inc., 291 Eva Street, St. Paul, MN 55107 I, the undersigned, certify that I am signing this document as the person whose signature is required, or as agent of the person(s) whose signature would be required who has authorized me to sign this document on his/her behalf, or in both capacities. I further certify that I have completed all required fields, and that the information in this document is true and correct and in compliance with the applicable chapter of Minnesota Statutes. I understand that by signing this document I am subject to the penalties of perjury as set forth in Section 609.48 as if I had signed this document under oath. Date: 04/15/2014 /s/ Gregory J. Ramel, Jr. Chief Executive Officer of Nameholder (Review: Apr. 23, 30, 2014)


CERTIFICATE OF ASSUMED NAME STATE OF MINNESOTA Minnesota Statutes Chapter 333: 1. List the exact assumed name under which the business is or will be conducted: Perfor-MAX PC 2. Principal Place of Business: 1778 DeSoto St, Maplewood, MN 55117 3. List the name and complete street address of all persons conducting business under the above Assumed Name: Alexander Jeffrey Longrie Kline, 1778 DeSoto St, Maplewood, MN 55117 4. I, the undersigned, certify that I am signing this document as the person whose signature is required, or as agent of the person(s) whose signature would be required who has authorized me to sign this document on his/her behalf, or in both capacities. I further certify that I have completed all required fields, and that the information in this document is true and correct and in compliance with the applicable chapter of Minnesota Statutes. I understand that by signing this document I am subject to the penalties of perjury as set forth in Section 609.48 as if I had signed this document under oath. Date: 2-19-2014 /s/ Diana Longrie Attorney at Law & Agent (Review: Apr. 30, May 7, 2014)


CERTIFICATE OF ASSUMED NAME STATE OF MINNESOTA Minnesota Statutes Chapter 333: ASSUMED NAME: McLean Medical & Scientific PRINCIPAL PLACE OF BUSINESS: 292 East Lafayette Frontage Road, St. Paul, MN 55107 NAMEHOLDERS: Surgical Technologies, Inc., 292 East Lafayette Frontage Road, St. Paul, MN 55107 I, the undersigned, certify that I am signing this document as the person whose signature is required, or as agent of the person(s) whose signature would be required who has authorized me to sign this document on his/her behalf, or in both capacities. I further certify that I have completed all required fields, and that the information in this document is true and correct and in compliance with the applicable chapter of Minnesota Statutes. I understand that by signing this document I am subject to the penalties of perjury as set forth in Section 609.48 as if I had signed this document under oath. Date: 03/24/2014 /s/ Mark T. Johnson (Review: Apr. 30, May 7, 2014)


CERTIFICATE OF ASSUMED NAME STATE OF MINNESOTA Minnesota Statutes Chapter 333: ASSUMED NAME: Little Tree Films PRINCIPAL PLACE OF BUSINESS: 1395 Charles Ave, St. Paul, MN 55104 NAMEHOLDERS: Nels & Ole Productions LLC, 1395 Charles Ave, St. Paul, MN 55104; Adam L Olson, 1395 Charles Ave, St. Paul, MN 55104; Jami L Olson, 1395 Charles Ave, St. Paul, MN 55104 I, the undersigned, certify that I am signing this document as the person whose signature is required, or as agent of the person(s) whose signature would be required who has authorized me to sign this document on his/her behalf, or in both capacities. I further certify that I have completed all required fields, and that the information in this document is true and correct and in compliance with the applicable chapter of Minnesota Statutes. I understand that by signing this document I am subject to the penalties of perjury as set forth in Section 609.48 as if I had signed this document under oath. Date: 04/22/2014 /s/ Adam Olson (Review: Apr. 30, May 7, 2014)


CERTIFICATE OF ASSUMED NAME STATE OF MINNESOTA Minnesota Statutes Chapter 333: ASSUMED NAME: Hipster for Hire PRINCIPAL PLACE OF BUSINESS: 144 Congress Street West, Saint Paul, MN 55107 NAMEHOLDERS: Cara Louise Martner, 144 Congress Street West, Saint Paul, MN 55107 I, the undersigned, certify that I am signing this document as the person whose signature is required, or as agent of the person(s) whose signature would be required who has authorized me to sign this document on his/her behalf, or in both capacities. I further certify that I have completed all required fields, and that the information in this document is true and correct and in compliance with the applicable chapter of Minnesota Statutes. I understand that by signing this document I am subject to the penalties of perjury as set forth in Section 609.48 as if I had signed this document under oath. Date: 04/15/2014 /s/ Cara Louise Martner (Review: Apr. 30, May 7, 2014)


CITY OF NORTH ST. PAUL NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING REVIEW STORM WATER POLLUTION PREVENTION PROGRAM NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the North St. Paul City Council will hold a public meeting on June 3, 2014 at 6:45 PM to review its Storm Water Pollution Prevention Program (SWPPP) for 2013. The meeting will be held in the council chambers of City Hall, 2400 Margaret Street, North St. Paul, Minnesota, in conjunction with the regular City Council meeting which starts at 6:30 P.M. City staff will make a short presentation on this past year's accomplishments dealing with storm water issues. Interested persons may review the SWPPP at City Hall and make oral or submit written comments during or following the public meeting. Persons with disabilities requiring special accommodation in order to fully participate must call City Hall 72 hours in advance of the meeting (651) 747-2403. (Review: Apr. 30, 2014)


CITY OF NORTH ST. PAUL VETERANS MEMORIAL PARK PLAN REVIEW NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Veterans Memorial Park Plan will be presented for plan review at the May 1, 2014 Planning Commission meeting which starts at 6:15 p.m. and also at the May 20, 2014 City Council meeting which starts at 6:30 p.m. Both meetings will be held in the council chambers of City Hall, 2400 Margaret Street, North St. Paul, Minnesota, in conjunction with their regularly scheduled meetings. A copy of the Veterans Memorial Park Plan is available for review at City Hall. For more information - contact City Planner, Corrin Wendell at City (651) 747-2595. (Review: Apr. 30, 2014)


RAMSEY COUNTY PROCUREMENT ROOM 210 CITY HALL/COURTHOUSE 15 WEST KELLOGG BLVD. SAINT PAUL, MINNESOTA 55102-1674 651-266-8072 Ramsey County releases solicitation opportunities on Onvia DemandStar its official web site as an alternative method of public notice pursuant to Section 331A.03 of the Minnesota Statutes. Individuals may go to the Onvia DemandStar section of the Ramsey County Purchasing Webpage (http://www.co.ramsey.mn.us/ba/ procure.htm) to access registration information. SOLICITATION: RFB-PUBW11983-KB OPENING DATE: 05/15/2014 PROJECT DESCRIPTION: REHABILITATION OF WESTBOUND MARYLAND AVENUE (CSAH 31) BRIDGE NO. 62525. MAJOR ITEMS OF WORK INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO: REMOVAL OF ROADWAY, CURB, UTILITIES AND PARTIAL BRIDGE; REPAIR, PRESERVATION AND PREPARATION OF BRIDGE SUBSTRUCTURE; CONSTRUCTION OF ROADWAY, CURB AND UTILITIES; CONSTRUCTION OF BRIDGE NO. 62525 SUBSTRUCTURE AND SUPERSTRUCTURE; AND MILL AND OVERLAY OF ROADWAY. THE PROJECT SITE IS LOCATED 0.18 MILES EAST OF THE INTERSECTION OF MARYLAND AVENUE AND JACKSON STREET IN THE CITY OF SAINT PAUL, MINNESOTA. MINIMUM WAGE RATES TO BE PAID BY THE CONTRACTORS HAVE BEEN PREDETERMINED AND ARE SUBJECT TO THE WORK HOURS ACT OF 1962, P.L. 87-581 AND IMPLEMENTING REGULATIONS. READ CAREFULLY THE WAGE SCALES AND DIVISION A OF THE SPECIAL PROVISIONS AS THEY AFFECT THIS/THESE PROJECT/PROJECTS THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION HEREBY NOTIFIES ALL BIDDERS: IN ACCORDANCE WITH TITLE VI OF THE CIVIL RIGHTS ACT OF 1964 (ACT), AS AMENDED AND TITLE 49, CODE OF FEDERAL REGULATIONS, SUBTITLE A PART 21, NON-DISCRIMINATION IN FEDERALLY-ASSISTED PROGRAMS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, IT WILL AFFIRMATIVELY ASSURE THAT IN ANY CONTRACT ENTERED INTO PURSUANT TO THIS ADVERTISEMENT, DISADVANTAGED BUSINESS ENTERPRISES WILL BE AFFORDED MAXIMUM OPPORTUNITY TO PARTICIPATE AND/OR TO SUBMIT BIDS IN RESPONSE TO THIS INVITATION, AND WILL NOT BE DISCRIMINATED AGAINST ON THE GROUNDS OF RACE, COLOR, DISABILITY, AGE, RELIGION, SEX OR NATIONAL ORIGIN IN CONSIDERATION FOR AN AWARD; IN ACCORDANCE WITH TITLE VI OF THE CIVIL RIGHTS ACT OF 1964 AS AMENDED, AND TITLE 23, CODE OF FEDERAL REGULATIONS, PART 230 SUBPART A-EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY ON FEDERAL AND FEDERAL-AID CONSTRUCTION CONTRACTS (INCLUDING SUPPORTIVE SERVICES), IT WILL AFFIRMATIVELY ASSURE INCREASED PARTICIPATION OF MINORITY GROUPS AND DISADVANTAGED PERSONS AND WOMEN IN ALL PHASES OF THE HIGHWAY CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY, AND THAT ON ANY PROJECT CONSTRUCTED PURSUANT TO THIS ADVERTISEMENT EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY WILL BE PROVIDED TO ALL PERSONS WITHOUT REGARD TO THEIR RACE, COLOR, DISABILITY, AGE, RELIGION, SEX OR NATIONAL ORIGIN; IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE MINNESOTA HUMAN RIGHTS ACT, MINNESOTA STATUTE 363A.08 UNFAIR DISCRIMINATORY PRACTICES, IT WILL AFFIRMATIVELY ASSURE THAT ON ANY PROJECT CONSTRUCTED PURSUANT TO THIS ADVERTISEMENT EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY WILL BE OFFERED TO ALL PERSONS WITHOUT REGARD TO RACE, COLOR, CREED, RELIGION, NATIONAL ORIGIN, SEX, MARITAL STATUS, STATUS WITH REGARD TO PUBLIC ASSISTANCE, MEMBERSHIP OR ACTIVITY IN A LOCAL COMMISSION, DISABILITY, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, OR AGE; IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE MINNESOTA HUMAN RIGHTS ACT, MINNESOTA STATUTE 363A.36 CERTIFICATES OF COMPLIANCE FOR PUBLIC CONTRACTS, AND 363A.37 RULES FOR CERTIFICATES OF COMPLIANCE, IT WILL ASSURE THAT APPROPRIATE PARTIES TO ANY CONTRACT ENTERED INTO PURSUANT TO THIS ADVERTISEMENT POSSESS VALID CERTIFICATES OF COMPLIANCE. IF YOU ARE NOT A CURRENT HOLDER OF A COMPLIANCE CERTIFICATE ISSUED BY THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN RIGHTS AND INTEND TO BID ON ANY JOB IN THIS ADVERTISEMENT YOU MUST CONTACT THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN RIGHTS IMMEDIATELY FOR ASSISTANCE IN OBTAINING A CERTIFICATE. THE FOLLOWING NOTICE FROM THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN RIGHTS APPLIES TO ALL CONTRACTORS: "IT IS HEREBY AGREED BETWEEN THE PARTIES THAT MINNESOTA STATUTE, SECTION 363A.36 AND MINNESOTA RULES, PARTS 5000.3400 TO 5000.3600 ARE INCORPORATED INTO ANY CONTRACT BETWEEN THESE PARTIES BASED ON THIS SPECIFICATION OR ANY MODIFICATION OF IT. A COPY OF MINNESOTA STATUTE 363A.36 AND MINNESOTA RULES, PARTS 5000.3400 TO 5000.3600 IS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST FROM THE CONTRACTING AGENCY." "IT IS HEREBY AGREED BETWEEN THE PARTIES THAT THIS AGENCY WILL REQUIRE AFFIRMATIVE ACTION REQUIREMENTS BE MET BY CONTRACTORS IN RELATION TO MINNESOTA STATUTE 363A.36 AND MINNESOTA RULES 5000.3600. FAILURE BY A CONTRACTOR TO IMPLEMENT AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION PLAN OR MAKE A GOOD FAITH EFFORT SHALL RESULT IN REVOCATION OF ITS CERTIFICATE OR REVOCATION OF THE CONTRACT (MINNESOTA STATUTE 363A.36, SUBD. 2 AND 3)." A MINIMUM GOAL OF 10.0% GOOD FAITH EFFORT TO BE SUBCONTRACTED TO DISADVANTAGED BUSINESS ENTERPRISES. (Review: Apr. 30, 2014)


INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT 622 NORTH ST. PAULMAPLEWOOD- OAKDALE SCHOOLS REFLECTION STUDY SESSION SCHOOL BOARD MARCH 25, 2014 Chair Coborn called the meeting to order at 5:00 p.m. with the following present: Chair Coborn, Vice Chair Augé, Treasurer Livingston, Directors Neve and Wheeler. Absent: Clerk Hunt, Superintendent Phillips. Arriving at 5:03 p.m: Director Yener. Others present were: Troy Miller and Kim Cavallaro. Arriving at 6:00 p.m.: Tom Howley, Sylvia Neblett, Thomas Acquoi and Joe Martinez. In the audience: Rory Sanders. Board Members had an opportunity to share reports from their committees, conferences and trainings. Augé mentioned that the board retreat was wonderful and shared comments from that experience. She also reported on District 916 and discussed a timeline and three step plan for 916 facility needs. Coborn mentioned last year’s Welcome Back Barbeque and inquired about the possibility of scheduling one for August 26, 2014. Coborn led a discussion of the internal board goals that board members drafted at their recent board retreat. Board members stated that they would like to review their internal goals quarterly at their reflection study sessions. Board members reviewed the template to help steer presenters toward succinct board presentations and the role Keith Gray is playing rehearsing the presentations and agreed that they were pleased with the new format. Coborn discussed the possibility of moving up the start time of board business meetings. Board members agreed that a 6:00 p.m. business meeting start time would be better for student board representatives and presenters. An action item will be proposed at the April 22, 2014 business meeting to change the start time of the May 27, 2014 and June 24, 2014 business meetings to 6:00 p.m. Educational Equity Coordinator Tom Howley, along with North High Parent Involvement Coordinator Sylvia Neblett and AVID students Thomas Acquoi and Joe Martinez shared reflections on equity. The meeting adjourned at 6:50 p.m. /s/ Steve Hunt Clerk Public notice for solicitation of bids, requests for quotes and requests for proposals are located on the ISD 622 website, www.isd622.org.


INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT 622 NORTH ST. PAULMAPLEWOOD- OAKDALE SCHOOLS REGULAR MEETING SCHOOL BOARD MARCH 25, 2014 Coborn called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m. with the following present: Coborn, Livingston, Wheeler, Yener, Augé, and Neve. Absent: Hunt, Phillips, Fischer and Phan. Others present were: Administrative Staff. Coborn noted that Hunt was not able to attend the meeting and appointed Augé Clerk pro tem. Yener moved and Neve seconded the following motion, which carried: THAT the agenda be approved as presented. Augé moved and Livingston seconded the following resolution, which carried: BE IT RESOLVED by the School Board of Independent School District No. 622 that the following Consent Agenda Items, V.A. through V.G., be approved as written, and a copy of the agenda items is attached to the minutes. Wheeler moved and Livingston seconded the following resolution, which carried: BE IT RESOLVED by the School Board of Independent School District No. 622 that the School Board accept with appreciation the following contributions and permit their use as designated by the donors. Donor Item and/or Amount Purpose Cathy Miller, $10.00, Cowern Community Garden Jake’s City Grille, Dinner for two gift card (valued at $50.00), Oakdale Elementary – Steppers Night Lakes Orthodontic Assoc., P.A., $100.00, John Glenn MS Math carnival Rich Bennett, Android Dongle (valued at $80.00), John Glenn Middle School Roxanne Walt, $25.90, Richardson – Media supplies Thomas Mader, $300.00, Tartan Trap Team Cross Lutheran Church, $250.00, John Glenn Jet Fuel Program Ground Tech, Inc., $150.00, Maplewood Pilot Program Cross Lutheran Church, $300.00, John Glenn Middle School Livingston moved and Wheeler seconded the following resolution, which carried: BE IT RESOLVED that the School Board of Independent School District No. 622 approve and adopt the 2014-15 capital expenditure budget as follows: Estimated Revenues $9,305,371 Estimated Expenditures $9,305,371 Livingston moved and Neve seconded the following resolution, which carried: BE IT RESOLVED by the School Board of Independent School District No. 622 that the 2013-2015 Local 284 Master Agreement be approved. 2013-2014 2014-2015 Salary Schedule Improvement 0% 4% (four percent) No step increase on salary movement schedule. Advance two steps. Health Insurance Caps No Change Single $584.00/month Family $1294.00/month Total 5.39 Augé moved and Wheeler seconded the following resolution, which carried: BE IT RESOLVED by the School Board of Independent School District No. 622 that the 2013-2015 Local 12 Master Agreement be approved. 2013-2014 2014-2015 Salary Schedule Improvement 2% (two percent) 2% (two increase to be percent) paid in Lump Sum increase payments as follows: on salary 12-Month FT: $1,700 schedule. 11-Month FT: $1,600 Advance 10-Month FT: $1,500 two steps. Permanent P: $875 No Step Movement. Schedule “A” Wage Rates for Year One will reflect 2% increase. Health Insurance Caps No Change Single $629.72/month Family $1478.16/month Total 5.39 Livingston moved and Augé seconded the following resolution, which carried: BE IT RESOLVED by the School Board of Independent School District 622 that the School Board approves health/hospitalization insurance rates, administered by HealthPartners of Minnesota, for the period of July 1, 2014 through June 30, 2015 at the following monthly premiums: NationalONE $200-$25 plan, a premium increase of 1.5% All bargaining units 2013-2014 2014-2015 Mo. Premium Mo. Premium Coverage Type Single Coverage $645.65 $656.79 Family Coverage $1,722.46 $1,747.01 NationalONE VEBA $1150-100% plan, a premium increase of 2.5% Nutrition Services 2013-2014 2014-2015 Mo. Premium Mo. Premium Coverage Type Single Coverage $594.22 $610.09 Family Coverage $1,585.26 $1,622.45 NationalONE VEBA $2000-100% plan, a premium increase of 3.3% Teachers 2013-2014 2014-2015 Mo. Premium Mo. Premium Coverage Type Single Coverage $550.63 $570.52 Family Coverage $1,468.97 $1,516.85 NationalONE HSA $2500-100% plan, a premium increase of 4.6% Clerical (Local 12), Custodian/Drivers (Local 70), Education Assistants (Local 12), Non-Units, Paraprofessionals, and Principals 2013-2014 2014-2015 Mo. Premium Mo. Premium Coverage Type Single Coverage $500.14 $524.67 Family Coverage $1,334.26 $1,394.54 Retiree Medicare Freedom Plan, no premium change July 2014 July 2013 Jan 2014 -Dec 2013 -June 2015 Mo. Premium Mo. Premium Coverage Type Single, 65+ $393.62 $361.93 Family, both 65+ $787.24 $723.86 Neve moved and Livingston seconded the following resolution, which carried: BE IT RESOLVED by the School Board of Independent School District 622 that the School Board approves a contract for employee life insurance coverage with Madison National Life Insurance for the period of July 1, 2014 through June 30, 2016 with a constant two year premium of $0.155 per $1,000 life coverage which includes $0.02 Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D), a Plan I rate (dependent coverage at $1,000) of $0.42, a Plan II rate (dependent coverage at $10,000) of $4.20 per month, and Step-Rates for the insured retirees beyond age 70 as follows: Retiree Step-Rate (includes $0.02 for AD&D) AGE FEMALE MALE RATE RATE Up through Age 69 $ .155 $ .155 70 $ 1.04 $ 2.32 71 $ 1.17 $ 2.53 72 $ 1.31 $ 2.75 73 $ 1.46 $ 3.03 74 $ 1.60 $ 3.31 75 $ 1.82 $ 3.82 76 $ 2.18 $ 4.57 77 $ 2.72 $ 5.72 78 $ 3.53 $ 7.72 79 $ 4.75 $ 10.79 80 $ 6.72 $ 15.05 Livingston moved and Wheeler seconded the following resolution, which carried: BE IT RESOLVED by the School Board of Independent School District 622 that the School Board approves a contract for employee disability insurance coverage with National Insurance Services, underwritten by Madison National Life Insurance, for the period of July 1, 2014 through June 30, 2016 with rate of $0.435 per $100 monthly payroll with a constant $.03 administration rate for short-term disability plan. Yener moved and Wheeler seconded the following resolution, which carried with Augé and Livingston voting NO: BE IT RESOLVED by the School Board of Independent School District No. 622 that from April 1, 2014 through May 28, 2014 the school day will be extended by 9 minutes to maintain compliance with state statute. Educational Equity Alliance Coordinator Ayanna Farrell presented the EEA Update, Budget and Plan. Livingston moved and Wheeler seconded the following resolution, which carried: BE IT RESOLVED by the School Board of Independent School District No.622 that the Educational Equity Alliance four year Achievement and Integration plan and the 2014-15 budget, totaling $929,730.00, be approved. Education Equity Coordinator Tom Howley presented the OEE Budget and Plan. Augé moved and Neve seconded the following resolution, which carried: BE IT RESOLVED by the School Board of Independent School District No. 622 that the District “Plan for Educational Equity, 2014-2017” and 2014-2015 Integration Equity Budget be approved. Livingston moved and Yener seconded the following resolution, which carried: WHEREAS, the North St. Paul- Maplewood-Oakdale Independent School District 622 provides an opportunity for all of its citizens to participate in district program communities, and WHEREAS, the Indian Education Parent Committee of the North St. P a u l - M a p l e w o o d - O a k d a l e Independent School District 622 is the established Parent Committee comprised of community members, parents, student representatives and district staff, and WHEREAS, the Indian Education Parent Committee’s current responsibilities are to include involvement in the advisement of cultural programs specifically designed for American Indian learners implemented through Community Education and the Department of Teaching and Learning, and WHEREAS, the Indian Education Parent Committee of the North St. P a u l - M a p l e w o o d - O a k d a l e Independent School District 622 did meet on January 22nd, 2014 to review, recommend, and approve this Resolution and WHEREAS, The Indian Education Parent Committee has found that while progress has been made the District’s educational programs continue to be inadequate in meeting the needs of American Indian students. Those areas of concern are focused on culture and academic needs in social studies, mathematics, literacy and science, and WHEREAS, the Indian Education Parent Committee recommends taking the following steps to meet the needs of the District’s American Indian students: Step 1. Curriculum in the areas of social studies/history, literacy and science will be reviewed within the normal review cycle in consultation with the District’s American Indian Education Liaison in order to ensure culturally appropriate and relevant material for students, and Step 2. Continue to create curriculum more relevant to meet the needs, interests, and cultural heritage of American Indian students as mandated by the Minnesota State Standards. Step 3. Educators in the District will be afforded the opportunity to receive professional learning centered on American Indian culture and heritage to support new curriculum for Minnesota State Standards in Ojibwe and Dakota Culture. Step 4. American Indian students will be offered specific academic support in all curriculum areas, especially mathematics and literacy. WHEREAS, District data will be regularly shared with the Indian Education Parent Committee to measure progress in the academic performance of American Indian students, and WHEREAS, the LEA Representative will present an annual report to the School Board in order to improve communication and educate members of the Board on issues that are relevant to the American Indian community, and WHEREAS efforts have begun to address these areas of concern, efforts need to continue with full support in order to foster academic success for American Indian students. THEREFORE BE IT RESOVED, the Indian Education Parent Committee of North St. Paul- Maplewood-Oakdale Independent School District 622 does not concur that the District’s programs meet American Indian students’ needs. THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, the Indian Education Parent Committee of North St. Paul- Maplewood-Oakdale Independent School District 622 concurs that the above steps need to be taken in order to improve District efforts to meet American Indian students’ needs—and that the efforts that have begun to address these areas continue in order to foster academic success for American Indian students. Coborn asked the Board to set the time, location and agenda for the April 15, 2014 Work Study Session. Augé moved and Wheeler seconded the following motion, which carried: THAT the April 15, 2014 Work Study Session will begin at 4:30 p.m. in Conference Room 202 of the District 622 Education Center with the following agenda items: BoardBook Overview; Facility Plan; Move to Google; and Policy Review. Neve moved and Yener seconded the following motion, which carried: THAT the meeting be adjourned. The meeting adjourned at 8:16 p.m. /s/ Steve Hunt Clerk Public notice for solicitation of bids, requests for quotes and requests for proposals are located on the ISD 622 website, www.isd622.org.


INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT 622 NORTH ST. PAULMAPLEWOOD- OAKDALE SCHOOLS WORK STUDY SESSION SCHOOL BOARD APRIL 15, 2014 Chair Coborn called the meeting to order at 4:30 pm with the following present: Chair Coborn, Vice Chair Augé, Clerk Hunt, Treasurer Livingston, Directors Wheeler and Yener, and Superintendent Phillips. Absent: Director Neve. Others present were: Bob Biddick, Kim Cavallaro, Keith Gray, Jo McCabe, Cory McIntyre, Jennifer McNeil, Troy Miller, Tim Murtha, and Mark Paulsen. Joining the meeting at 5:30 pm: Mike Boland and Pat Overum. In the audience: Rory Sanders. Mike Elder from BoardBook walked the Board through a tutorial via Webinar for BoardBook, a paperless board packet system. Mark Paulsen and Bob Biddick presented a PowerPoint on the District 622’s move to the “cloud” and Google Apps for Education. Switching to Google will extend learning opportunities for students and increase collaboration opportunities. Paulsen and Biddick discussed the three-phased migration plan. Pat Overom from ICS Consulting, Inc. reviewed District 622’s Facility Planning Update. He, along with Mike Boland, shared the District’s facility needs that included quality space, large capital purchases, and technology tools for students and staff. District 622’s Business Department and ICS Consulting have reviewed the current status in these areas and the analysis reported covered needs in the four areas of physical space and deferred maintenance; programs; capital; and technology. Overum discussed possible funding options as well as required board actions, possible next steps, and potential timelines. Director of Student Services Cory McIntyre discussed District 622’s ALC facility needs and District 916 ALC programming options. Phillips reviewed sixteen policies that will have a first formal reading at the April 22, 2014 Board business meeting. Fourteen of the sixteen policies have suggested changes due to legislative or legal reference changes; and the remaining two policies (G-021, Board Officers, Committees, and Liaisons; E-031, Fund Balance) are recommended for revision because of District 622’s specific needs. The meeting adjourned at 7:15 pm. /s/ Steve Hunt Clerk Public notice for solicitation of bids, requests for quotes and requests for proposals are located on the ISD 622 website, www.isd622.org.


NOTICE OF SALE OF TAX FORFEITED LANDS ON MAY 23, 2014 The Ramsey County Board of Commissioners has prepared an Auction List, dated April 7, 2014, attached as Exhibit “B” and on file with the Chief Clerk, of lands forfeited to the state pursuant to Minnesota Statutes Chapter 281, and classified as non-conservation lands pursuant to Minnesota Statutes Chapter 282, and has determined the appraised value of each parcel. Notice is hereby given that Ramsey County shall sell to the highest bidder, but for not less than the appraised value as it appears on the Auction List [Exhibit “B”], the parcels of land described on the Auction List, which have forfeited to the State of Minnesota for the non-payment of real estate taxes and which have been classified and appraised as provided by law. This sale will be governed by the terms set out below as approved by the resolution of the Ramsey County Board of Commissioners, adopted on the 22nd day of April, 2014. The sale shall commence at 10:00 a.m. on the 23rd day of May, 2014, and will be held at the Ramsey County Plato Building, 90 W. Plato Blvd., St. Paul, MN, in the Plato Conference Center. Any parcel for which "no bid" is received at the public auction sale may be sold the next business day beginning at 8:00 a.m. at the Tax Forfeited Lands Office located at 90 W. Plato Blvd., St. Paul, MN, to anyone offering to pay the appraised value and each parcel will be sold on a first-come-first-served basis. An opening bid price cannot be changed unless the parcel is re-appraised, republished, and offered at a subsequent auction. Terms and Conditions of Sale REGISTRATION/EARNEST MONEY: Certified Funds, as Earnest Money, which are equal to the Terms listed below shall be required at the time of Registration. Registration will begin at 9:00 a.m. on May 23, 2014, in the Plato Conference Center, on the 1st floor of the Ramsey County Plato Building, located at 90 W. Plato Blvd., St. Paul, MN. Earnest Money will be held by Ramsey County staff during the public auction. Upon completion of the auction, tendered Earnest Money will be returned to all unsuccessful bidders. Any successful bidder who does not complete their sale transaction for a property will forfeit their Earnest Money and the subject parcel will be offered for sale at the next available auction. EARNEST MONEY TERMS: Earnest money is required in order to bid on any parcel. Separate Earnest Money is required if you are bidding on both types of properties: Vacant Land and Improved. The amount required depends on the property you desire to bid on. In this auction, Earnest Money: for properties without a building must be equal to $500.00 in order to bid. for properties with a building must be equal to $5,000.00 in order to bid. must be paid at the time of registration. must be in the form of certified funds. • Acceptable certified funds are a Certified Check from a bank, Money Order, or Cashier’s Check. Cash is not accepted. • The payee line must be made out to both Ramsey County and the bidder (your name) with “or” between the names. (See Example Below) Pay to the order of: "Ramsey County OR Jane Doe” ( your name here) TERMS OF SALE (Cash will not be accepted at the auction): Full payment can be accepted on any property at the time of sale. Unimproved (Vacant Land) 1) Sold for $2,000.00 or less: A one-year contract, with at least a 10% down payment required the day of the sale, with a balance remaining payable in 12 level monthly payments, including interest. All additional money due must be paid by personal check or certified funds. 2) Sold for more than $2,000.00: A 10-year contract, with at least a 10% down payment required the day of the sale, with a balance remaining payable in 120 level monthly payments, including interest. All additional money due must be paid by personal check or certified funds. Improved (With Structure) Successful bidders will choose between the following options, if the purchase is not paid in full at the time of sale: 1) Option 1: A 10 year contract, with at least a 10% down payment required the day of the sale, with a balance remaining payable in 120 level monthly payments, including interest. All additional money due must be paid by personal check or certified funds. 2) Option 2: A 10 year contract, with at least a 10% down payment required the day of the sale, with a balance amortized over 30 years, with level payments on a monthly basis for 120 months, including interest at the rate prescribed by state statute each calendar year, with a balloon on the unpaid balance at the end of 10 years. All additional money due must be paid by personal check or certified funds. PROOF OF IDENTIFICATION: Notary Procedure: At the time of sale, each purchaser must provide proof of identification by supplying a photo identification card (i.e. Driver License). Power of Attorney Procedure: Any individual buying property from the Tax Forfeited Land section for another individual or group of individuals will not be allowed to sign the required documents unless proof of power of attorney is provided. Required Signatures: If the property is purchased in more than one name, all parties must be present at the time of sale to sign all documents. Failure to follow any of the terms or conditions stated could result in a void of the sale and the parcel re-offered for auction. No exceptions will be made. INTEREST: Interest is charged and becomes due with the monthly or yearly payment, whichever is applicable. The rate of interest, as prescribed by Minnesota Statutes, Section 279.03, subd. 1a, is charged at the adjusted prime rate, but will not be less than 10% or more than 14%. Any or all installments may be paid in advance. There is no penalty for paying the contract in full earlier than stated. EXTRA FEES AND COSTS: In addition to the purchase price of the property, the following extra fees and costs are due when applicable: At the time of sale the following fees will be added: Assurance fee (3% of the total sale price payable at the time of purchase). This is a surcharge for the state assurance account. Contract recording fee of $46.00 if abstract or torrens, and $92.00 if it is both. If the contract has to be recording on more than one torrens certificate there is an additional cost of $20.00 per certificate after the initial recording. At the time of final payment the following fees will be added: State deed fee of $25.00. State deed recording fee of $46.00 if abstract or torrens, and $92.00 if it is both. If the state deed has to be recording on more than one torrens certificate there is an additional cost of $20.00 per certificate after the initial recording. State deed tax: 1) A $1.70 minimum due for the purchase of properties up to $500. 2) For properties over $500: state deed tax is calculated by multiplying the purchase price times .0034. Agricultural conservation stamp of $5.00. PROHIBITED PURCHASERS: Minnesota Statutes, section 282.016, paragraph (a) prohibits the following persons, either as an agent or attorney for another person, from purchasing tax forfeited lands offered for public sale in the county for which the person performs duties: county auditor, county treasurer, county attorney, court administrator of the district court, county assessor, supervisor of assessments, deputy or clerk or an employee of such officer, a commissioner of tax-forfeited lands or an assistant to such commissioner. A person prohibited from purchasing property under this section must not directly or indirectly have another person purchase it on their behalf for their own benefit or gain. FURNISHING OF LABOR OR MATERIALS: Buyer shall not, during the terms of any contract, cause any material to be delivered or labor to be performed without written notice to Ramsey County and lien waivers obtained. Buyer further agrees to indemnify and hold harmless Ramsey County against all claims for labor and materials or services made against the property covered by any contract and for the cost of enforcing this indemnification including reasonable attorney's fees. Any lien will constitute a default and shall result in cancellation of the Contract for Purchase of Forfeited Lands contract. The purchaser will indemnify Ramsey County and/or the State of Minnesota for environmental contamination as a result of purchaser's use and occupancy of the property. TAXES: Tax forfeited property that is sold at a public or private sale on or before December 31st of an assessment year shall be placed on the assessment rolls for that year’s assessment. [Minnesota Statutes, section 272.02, subd. 38(c)] For example, property sold in 2014 will be assessed as of January 2, 2014 and taxes will be payable in 2015. ASSESSMENTS: Assessments at the time of forfeiture and after forfeiture have been listed and may be subject to re-assessment by each respective municipality. Any Pending Assessments not certified to the State at the time of sale could be passed on to the new owner(s). TITLE: Once the contract is finalized and recorded in the County Recorder’s Office the purchaser will receive the original contract. When the contract is paid in full the purchaser will receive a deed from the State of Minnesota, Commissioner of Revenue, through the Department of Property Records and Revenue, Tax Forfeited Lands section. The law provides that this conveyance shall have the force and effect of a patent from the state. The forfeiture does create a break in the chain of title, which must be corrected to secure a marketable title. As other flaws may exist in the title, services of an attorney may be necessary to make the title marketable. LIENS: Most mortgages and liens, except Federal and State tax liens, are canceled at forfeiture. It is the responsibility of each potential bidder to thoroughly research this information. INSURANCE: The purchaser of a property with an insurable building must carry Fire and Windstorm insurance in an amount equal to the purchase price as a condition of a sale on contract. Ramsey County, Tax Forfeited Lands section must be listed as loss payee on the insurance policy. A copy of the insurance policy is to be provided to the Tax Forfeited Lands section within 60 days from the date of purchase from the county. DEFAULT: Contracts may be canceled if the purchaser defaults for any one of the following reasons or combination of reasons: 1) Failure to pay a payment including interest when due, 2) Failure to pay property taxes before they become delinquent, 3) Failure to insure a property containing a structure during the term of the contract; or 4) Failure to provide a certificate of code compliance for a substandard structure as required by the city in which the property is located. PRIOR OWNERS: If the prior owner is the successful bidder of the property, the purchase price must be the greater of; 1) the amount of delinquent taxes and assessments, or 2) the successful bid price. [Minnesota Statutes, Section 282.01, Subd. 7] LIABILITY/RESPONSIBILITY AFTER SALE: The Seller, its employees or agents, has no further responsibility or liability with respect to the condition or management of the property after it has been sold. CONDITIONS: Sales are subject to existing leases, to building restrictions appearing of record at the time of forfeiture and to easements in effect at the time of forfeiture. The county makes no warranty that the land is buildable. All property is sold "as is" and may not conform to local building and zoning ordinances. It is your responsibility to contact the city where the land is located for details of building codes or zoning laws. Ramsey County is not responsible for locating or determining property lines or boundaries. All sales are final and no refunds or exchanges are permitted. The minimum bid price or sale price does not represent a basis for future taxes. CONDITION OF IMPROVED PROPERTY: The real property being purchased by the Buyer, including the dwelling, its improvements and fixtures, as it relates to renovation work performed by a contractor under the 4R Program, is warranted by the contractor performing the work in accordance with federal, state, and local laws and regulations governing warranty periods for work performed on residential property. Such laws and regulations include, but are not necessarily limited to, Minn. Stat. Chapter 327A: Housing; Statutory Warranties. The real property being purchased by the Buyer, including the dwelling, its improvements and fixtures not renovated through the 4R Program is being sold “as is.” VACANT LAND CONDITIONS: The buyer understands and agrees that no representations have been made regarding the real property's soil conditions, including but not limited to load bearing, compaction, contamination of any type, buildability or any other conditions, by the Seller, Ramsey County, on behalf of the State of Minnesota, or the Seller's employees or agents. A potential buyer must obtain authorization from Ramsey County to perform soil testing, at their own expense, before purchasing a parcel by completing a Hold Harmless Agreement with the Tax Forfeited Lands section. Once the Buyer has purchased an interest in the property the sale will not be rescinded if soil problems are discovered after the sale. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: If you have additional questions regarding the sale or the terms and conditions of the sale, you may contact the Tax Forfeited Land section at: Phone: (651) 266-2080 Email: TFL@co.ramsey.mn.us In Person: 90 W. Plato Blvd., St. Paul, MN This Notice of Sale, the Resolution authorizing the sale, and the Auction List are on file in the office of the Director of Property Records and Revenue and notice is hereby given in accordance with state statutes that a public sale will be held at the Ramsey County Plato Building, 90 W. Plato Blvd., St. Paul, MN, in the Plato Conference Center on the 23rd day of May, 2014, beginning at 10:00 a.m. All parcels of land have been viewed and none of the parcels physically pertain to the provisions of Minnesota Statutes, sections 85.012, 92.461, 282.01, subd. 8, and 282.018. The County Manager has the authority to remove any parcel prior to auction where insufficient time for board approval exists and return to the County Board for ratification. Ramsey County Tax Forfeited Land Auction List Dated: April 7, 2014 (DOWNLOAD PDF FOR CHART) (Review: Apr. 30, May 7, 2014)


 

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