Public Notices Dec. 11, 2013 Ramsey County - Maplewood Review

Public Notices & Legal Notices published Dec. 11, 2013 in the Ramsey County - Maplewood Review

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NOTICE OF ASSESSMENT HEARING NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City Council of Maplewood, Minnesota, will meet in the council chambers of the Maplewood Municipal Building, 1830 County Road B East, Maplewood, Minnesota at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 19, 2013 to hear all persons concerning the adoption of the assessment roll for Public Improvement 09-08, T.H. 36 and English Street Interchange Improvements and to adopt the assessment roll as presented or amended. This hearing is scheduled pursuant to Minnesota Statutes Chapter 429. The assessment roll as herein described is on file in the office of the city clerk. Questions regarding the assessment roll may be addressed to the office of the city engineer (651-249-2400). The total amount to be assessed is $919,990.60. The general nature of the proposed improvement includes an English Street bridge over Highway 36, entrance/exit ramps, a new Bruce Vento Regional Trail bridge over Highway 36, and improvements to the local street system including storm sewer and reconstruction of the Highway 61/County Road B intersection and reconstruction and paving of local roads. The properties to be assessed for improvements are: PIN # Address 092922130014 2416 Maplewood Dr N 092922140010 1259 Gervais Ave E 092922140011 0 Gervais Ave E 092922340002 2228 Maplewood Dr N 092922410002 0 Gervais Ave E 092922410003 1195 Viking Dr E 092922410004 1175 Viking Dr E 092922410005 1211 Viking Dr E 092922410007 0 Highway 36 E 092922410019 2385 English St N 092922410025 1255 Viking Dr E 092922410026 1261 Viking Dr E 092922410029 1285 Cope Ave E 092922420001 1140 Gervais Ave E 092922420004 1167 Viking Dr E 092922420005 1175 Viking Dr E 092922420010 1145 Viking Dr E 092922430049 2280 Maplewood Dr N 102922320003 0 Gervais Ave E 102922320004 2390 English St N 102922320006 2354 English St N 102922320017 0 Viking Dr E 102922320018 0 Cope Ave E 102922320020 2370 English St N 102922320022 0 Gervais Ave E Persons who wish to be heard or to object with reference to this matter may present their cases at this hearing, either orally or in writing. No appeal may be taken as to the amount of any assessment adopted unless a written objection signed by the property owner is filed with the city clerk prior to the assessment hearing or presented to the presiding officer at the hearing. An owner may appeal an assessment to district court pursuant to M.A. Section 429.081 by serving notice of the appeal upon the mayor or city clerk of the City of Maplewood within thirty (30) days after the adoption of the assessment and by filing such notice with the district court within ten (10) days after service upon the mayor and city clerk. Under provisions of Minnesota Statutes Section 435.193 to 435.195 the city may, at its discretion, defer the payment of assessments for homestead property owned by a person not less than 65 years of age or homestead properties for persons retired by virtue of a certified permanent and total disability for whom it would be a hardship to make the payments. The council may also defer any homestead underdeveloped or undeveloped properties for which it would be a financial hardship to pay the assessment. The procedures for applying for such deferment are available from the office of the city engineer. The following information shall also apply: 1. The property owner shall have the right to prepay the entire assessment. Your assessment may be paid without interest from December 19, 2013 through November 15, 2014 to the City of Maplewood at the Department of Public Works, 1902 County Road B East, Maplewood, Minnesota. 2. Partial prepayment of the assessment has been authorized by ordinance. Partial payment, if made, should be a minimum of 25% of the levied assessment amount. 3. The rate of interest to be accrued, if the assessment is not prepaid within the required time period, is proposed to be 4.5 % commencing on the date of adoption by the city council and running for 8 calendar years for commercial properties. 4. The amount to be specially assessed against your property is shown on the attached public improvement Corrected Statement of Assessment. This is an important hearing because this is your last opportunity to be heard on the matter of this assessment, which affects your property. If you have any questions regarding this assessment, please call the Engineering Department at 651-249- 2400. Sign language interpreters are available. You must request this service at least 96 hours in advance. Call 651-249-2001 to make arrangements. Karen Guilfoile, City Clerk, City of Maplewood, Minnesota (Review: Dec. 4, 11, 2013)


REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS The Ramsey-Washington Metro Watershed District, pursuant to Minnesota Statute 103B.227, is soliciting interest proposals for legal, professional or technical consultant services. The Ramsey-Washington Metro Watershed District consulting positions are as follows: Attorney, Engineer and Auditor. These positions are consulting positions and if you are interested in applying, please forward your letter of interest and information about your services no later than January 24, 2014 to the following address: Ramsey-Washington Metro Watershed District c/o Mr. Cliff Aichinger 2665 Noel Drive Little Canada, MN 55117 (Review: Dec. 4, 11, 2013)


STATE OF MINNESOTA COUNTY OF RAMSEY DISTRICT COURT SECOND JUDICIAL DISTRICT FILE NO. P.S. 62-CV-13-7461 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE In the Matter of the Petition of State of Minnesota For a New Certificate of Title After Tax Forfeiture In Relation to Certificate of Title No. 503886 issued for land in the County of Ramsey and State of Minnesota legally described as: That part of Lot 10, Walcott’s Addition to Cottage Homes, described as commencing at the Southwest corner of said Lot 10; thence North along the West line of said Lot, 33 feet to the actual point of beginning; thence East parallel to the South line of said Lot 10 a distance of 222.6 feet, thence North, deflecting to the left 89 degrees 19 minutes a distance of 69.2 feet; thence West 227.02 feet, more or less, to a point on the West line of said Lot 10, distant 28.45 feet North from the actual point of beginning; thence South to the actual point of beginning, which lies West of the East 93.5 feet thereof. TO ALL PARTIES WITH AN INTEREST IN THIS REAL ESTATE, PARTICULARLY: OCCUPANTS OF THE PROPERTY, CURTIS G. URBANSKI [registered owner], and ZAPPIA & LEVAHN, LTD. on the 18th day of December, 2013, at 2:00 P.M. in Room 170 of the Ramsey County Courthouse, 15 W. Kellogg Blvd., St. Paul, Minnesota, the Court will consider entering the following Order: It is Ordered, upon the filing of a certified copy of this Order, the Registrar of Titles shall cancel Certificate of Title No. 503886 and enter a new certificate of title for the land therein described in the name of the State of Minnesota, free of the memorials of Doc. Nos. 1523507, 2125058, 2138843 and 2148661 and free of the memorial of this Order except the Registrar of Titles shall carry forward the recital now appearing thereon and the memorial of Doc. No. 2210068. If you OBJECT to entry of that Order, you are hereby ORDERED to appear at the hearing at the above time and place and to state your objections and to show cause, if any you have, why that Order should not be entered. If you DO NOT OBJECT to entry of that Order, you are EXCUSED from appearing at the hearing and the Order will be entered without you. IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that this Order be served: (a) at least 10 days prior to such hearing upon all of the above named parties residing in this State in the manner provided by law for the service of a Summons in a Civil action; (b) at least 14 days prior to such hearing upon any of the above named parties not residing in this State by sending a copy of this Order by registered or certified mail, return receipt, to each of such parties at his/her post office address; (c) upon any of the above named parties who cannot be found by two weeks published notice and at least 14 days prior to the hearing by sending a copy of this Order by First Class mail to each of such parties at his/her last known address and at his/her address as stated on the Certificate of Title if his/her address is so stated. DATED: Nov. 20, 2013 /s/ Elena L. Ostby JUDGE OF DISTRICT COURT Entry of this Order to Show Cause is recommended. WAYNE D. ANDERSON, EXAMINER OF TITLES By /s/ Nate Bissionett, Deputy ATTORNEY FOR PETITIONER: M. Jean Stepan Asst. Ramsey Co. Attorney 121 7th Pl. E, Suite 4500 St. Paul, MN 55101 (651) 266-3051 (Review: Dec. 4, 11, 2013)


NOTICE The contents of the following storage units will be sold to the public using sealed bids. Sale and viewing will be held at 9:00am on Wednesday 01/08/14 at the U-Haul Storage Center of Keller Lake, 1195 Hwy 36, Maplewood, MN 55109. Unit number 123 leased by Charles Okorocha Miscellaneous household and personal goods Amount Due $ 379.90 Unit number 141 leased by Maurice Arnold Miscellaneous household and personal goods Amount Due $ 399.90 Unit number 313 leased by Lonzell Hines Miscellaneous household and personal goods Amount Due $ 325.70 Unit number 328 leased by Mike Nnamani Miscellaneous household and personal goods Amount Due $ 279.90 Unit number 350 leased by Christine Williams Miscellaneous household and personal goods Amount Due $ 1703.85 Unit number 361 and 376 leased by Ernest Moore Miscellaneous household and personal goods Amount Due $ 1489.40 Unit number 363 leased by Schenia Pettit Miscellaneous household and personal goods Amount Due $ 293.80 Unit number 409 leased by Willard Carlson Miscellaneous household and personal goods Amount Due $229.90 Unit number 461A leased by Jennifer Matz Miscellaneous household and personal goods Amount Due $ 279.90 Unit number 808 leased by Jamie Resch Miscellaneous household and personal goods Amount Due $ 444.80 Unit number 837 leased by Antonio Wicks Miscellaneous household and personal goods Amount Due $ 243.80 (Review: Dec. 11, 18, 2013)


CITY OF NORTH ST. PAUL ORDINANCE NO. 727 AN ORDINANCE ADOPTING THE 2014 MUNICIPAL FEE SCHEDULE AND UTILITY RATE INCREASES Section 1. Establishment. The City Council shall establish a fee and rate schedule for the various permits, licenses and services provided by the City of North St. Paul. Said schedule shall be reviewed by the City Manager from time to time to assure its appropriateness. In doing so, the City Manager shall consider the cost of labor and materials in providing the license, permit or service and any other factors deemed appropriate. It shall be the intent to recover all costs when establishing the fee. Section 2. Schedule License and permit fees are as shown in Appendix A of the Code of Ordinances and may be amended from time to time. Section 3. Effect. The schedule shall become effective upon the approval of the City Council. The City Clerk is hereby directed to publish this ordinance as required by law. ADOPTED by the City Council of the City of North St. Paul this 3rd day of December, 2013. Motion by Council Member Petersen Second by Council Member Thorsen Votes: Aye: Council Member Petersen Council Member Walczak Council Member Thorsen Mayor Kuehn Nay: None Absent: Council Member Furlong Abstain: None /s/ Michael Kuehn, Mayor ATTEST: /s/ Jason Ziemer, City Manager (Review: Dec. 11, 2013)


PUBLIC NOTICE The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has received an application for a permit to install and operate an aeration system in Casey Lake (DOW #620005) located in the City of North St. Paul, Ramsey County. The system would be operated in the winter. The purpose of the proposed system is to prevent winterkill. Interested parties may forward their comments to: Brad Parsons, Regional Fisheries Manager, 1200 Warner Road, St. Paul, MN 55106, phone: 651.259.5789. Comments will be accepted until December 27, 2013. (Review: Dec. 11, 2013)


CERTIFICATE OF ASSUMED NAME STATE OF MINNESOTA Minnesota Statutes Chapter 333: ASSUMED NAME: KOA Tax Solutions PRINCIPAL PLACE OF BUSINESS: 1611 Legacy Pkwy E Unit 4, Maplewood, MN 55109 NAMEHOLDERS: Kobby Owusu- Acheampong, 1611 Legacy Pkwy E Unit 4, Maplewood, MN 55109 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: 11/13/2013 /s/ Kobby Owusu-Acheampong (Review: Dec. 11, 18, 2013)


PUBLIC NOTICE OF AERATION SYSTEM AT CASEY LAKE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City of North St. Paul has an aeration system in place on the southeast quadrant of Casey Lake. The lake is located within Casey Lake Park at 2095 17th Avenue. The aeration system will operate now until spring of 2014. Pursuant to Minnesota Statutes, 103G.611, Subd. 3. Publication of notice. Advance public notice of the commencement of any aeration system, authorized by a water aeration permit from the commissioner during periods of ice cover on public waters, must be given by the permitted. (Review: Dec. 11, 18, 2013)


CITY OF NORTH ST. PAUL NOTICE OF CANCELLATION OF SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL WORKSHOP AND REVISED MEETING TIME OF REGULAR CITY COUNCIL WORKSHOP The North St. Paul City Council hereby makes Public Notice that the special City Council Workshop scheduled for Thursday, December 12, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. is hereby cancelled. The meeting time of the regular City Council workshop session on Tuesday, December 17, 2013 has been moved from 5:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Jason Ziemer City Manager (Review: Dec. 11, 2013)


RAMSEY COUNTY PROCUREMENT ROOM 210 CITY HALL/COURTHOUSE 15 WEST KELLOGG BLVD. SAINT PAUL, MINNESOTA 55102-1674 651-266-8072 Ramsey County plans to release 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: RFP-JTPA792 OPENING DATE: 01/09/2014 PROJECT DESCRIPTION: RACIAL DISPARITIES REDUCTION STRATEGY SERVICES FOR AFRICAN AMERICAN MINNESOTA FAMILY INVESTMENT PROGRAM PARTICIPANTS. RAMSEY COUNTY IS SEEKING PROPOSALS FROM CULTURALLY SPECIFIC COMMUNITY AGENCIES TO COLLABORATE WITH THE COUNTY AND SELECTED CONTRACTED MINNESOTA FAMILY INVESTMENT PROGRAM (“MFIP”) EMPLOYMENT SERVICES (“ES”) PROVIDERS (“ES PROVIDERS”) TO DELIVER COMPREHENSIVE, STRENGTH-BASED, CULTURALLY SPECIFIC FAMILY STABILITY SERVICES. PRE-SOLICITATION RESPONSE CONFERENCE: THURSDAY DECEMBER 19, 2013 AT 1:30 P.M. AT WORKFORCE CENTER, 2098 11TH AVENUE EAST, NORTH SAINT PAUL, MINNESOTA, ROOM C SOLICITATION: RFB-PH555-5289-KV OPENING DATE: 01/09/2014 PROJECT DESCRIPTION: RAMSEY COUNTY IS SEEKING SEALED BIDS FOR YARD WASTE SITE WORK FOR TWO SITES, MIDWAY AND SUMMIT HILL SOLICITATION: RFP-ISDP1676-KV OPENING DATE: 01/16/2014 PROJECT DESCRIPTION: RAMSEY COUNTY IS SEEKING PROPOSALS FROM QUALIFIED VENDORS TO ADDRESS ITS BUSINESS CONNECTIVITY NEEDS (Review: Dec. 11, 2013)


Minutes

OFFICE OF THE COUNTY MANAGER RAMSEY COUNTY, MINNESOTA ST. PAUL, MINNESOTA NOVEMBER 26, 2013
The Ramsey County Board of Commissioners met in regular session at 9:05 a.m. with the following members present: Carter, Huffman, McDonough, McGuire, Reinhardt, Rettman, and Chair Ortega – 7. Absent – 0. Also present were Julie Kleinschmidt, County Manager, and John Kelly, First Assistant County Attorney. AGENDA Commissioner Huffman moved approval of the November 26, 2013 Agenda, seconded by Commissioner McDonough. Approved unanimously. MINUTES Commissioner Carter moved approval of the November 12, 2013 Minutes, seconded by Commissioner Huffman. Approved unanimously. PRESENTATION Gwen Willems, Vice-Chair of the Ramsey Conservation District Board, presented an award to Commissioner Victoria Reinhardt for her outstanding service as an environmental activist for more than 20 years. PUBLIC WORKS – Transfer of Excess Municipal CSAH Funds to Regular CSAH Fund Balance Commissioner Rettman moved the draft resolution, seconded by Commissioner Reinhardt. Approved unanimously. (2013-310) PUBLIC WORKS – 2013-2017 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) Amendment Commissioner Rettman moved the draft resolution, seconded by Commissioner Reinhardt. Approved unanimously. (2013-311) COMMUNITY CORRECTIONS – Adult Alternative Sanctions Agreements Commissioner Rettman moved the draft resolution, seconded by Commissioner Reinhardt. Approved unanimously. (2013-312) COUNTY MANAGER/FINANCE – State of Minnesota and Ramsey County Joint Powers Agreement – Cooperative Purchasing Commissioner Rettman moved the draft resolution, seconded by Commissioner Reinhardt. Approved unanimously. (2013-313) COUNTY MANAGER/FINANCE – Metropolitan Counties Joint Powers Agreement – Cooperative Purchasing Commissioner Rettman moved the draft resolution, seconded by Commissioner Reinhardt. Approved unanimously. (2013-314) INFORMATION SERVICES/COUNTY MANAGER – Request for Proposals for Broadband Services Commissioner Rettman moved the draft resolution, seconded by Commissioner Reinhardt. Approved unanimously. (2013-315) COUNTY MANAGER/FINANCE – Report of contracts, grant and revenue agreements, emergency purchases, sole source purchases and final payments that were approved during October 2013 Commissioner Rettman moved the draft resolution, seconded by Commissioner Reinhardt. Approved unanimously. (2013-316) PUBLIC WORKS – Construction Status Report for the period July 1, 2013 through September 30, 2013 Commissioner Rettman moved the draft resolution, seconded by Commissioner Reinhardt. Approved unanimously. (2013-317) FINANCE/COUNTY MANAGER – Revised General Fund Balance Policy Commissioner Rettman moved the draft resolution, seconded by Commissioner McDonough. Approved unanimously. (2013-318) PUBLIC WORKS – Variance from Mn/DOT State-Aid Standards for Parking Lane Width on Randolph Avenue Commissioner Reinhardt moved the draft resolution, seconded by Commissioner Rettman. Approved unanimously. (2013-319) (discussion and the resolution are on file) COUNTY ATTORNEY – Proposed Ramsey County Prevailing Wage Ordinance – Waive Second Reading Commissioner Huffman moved the draft resolution, seconded by Commissioner Rettman. Approved unanimously. (2013-320) COUNTY ATTORNEY – Proposed Ramsey County Prevailing Wage Ordinance – Public Hearing Chair Ortega opened the Public Hearing to obtain testimony on the proposed Ramsey County Prevailing Wage Ordinance and called for public comment. Harry Melander, St. Paul Building Trades Council, spoke in favor of the Ordinance. Chair Ortega called two additional times for public comment. Hearing no additional requests to address the Board, Chair Ortega declared the Public Hearing closed. COUNTY ATTORNEY – Proposed Ramsey County Contract Compliance and Debarment Ordinance – Waive Second Reading Commissioner Reinhardt moved the draft resolution, seconded by Commissioner McDonough. Approved unanimously. (2013-321) COUNTY ATTORNEY – Proposed Ramsey County Contract Compliance and Debarment Ordinance – Public Hearing Chair Ortega opened the Public Hearing to obtain testimony on the proposed Ramsey County Contract Compliance and Debarment Ordinance and called three times for public comment. Hearing no requests to address the Board, Chair Ortega declared the Public Hearing closed. OUTSIDE BOARD AND COMMITTEE REPORTS (on file) ADJOURNMENT There being no further business, Chair Ortega declared the meeting adjourned at 9:35 a.m. EXECUTIVE SESSION – Ford Motor Company v. Ramsey County The Executive Session was called to order at 10:08 a.m. with all members present. Commissioner Reinhardt moved the draft resolution, seconded by Commissioner McDonough. Approved unanimously. (2013-322) The Executive Session was adjourned at 10:52 a.m. EXECUTIVE SESSION – Potential Purchase of property located at 805 Highway 96, Shoreview, MN The Executive Session was called to order at 10:55 a.m. with all members present. Commissioner Huffman moved the draft resolution, seconded by Commissioner Reinhardt. Approved unanimously. (2013-323) The Executive Session was adjourned at 11:07 a.m. Bonnie C. Jackelen, Chief Clerk — County Board (Please contact Ms. Jackelen at 651-266-8014 to request a copy of referenced discussion and/or resolutions.)


 

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