Public Notices Feb. 5, 2014 Bulletin Area

Public Notices & Legals published Feb. 5, 2014 in the New Brighton - Mounds View, Shoreview - Arden Hills and St. Anthony Bulletin Area newspapers

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RICE CREEK WATERSHED DISTRICT SEEKING ADVISORY COMMITTEE APPLICATIONS The Rice Creek Watershed District (RCWD) is seeking applications for membership on its Citizen Advisory Committee (CAC). The RCWD is particularly interested in reviewing applications from members of the agricultural community and/or residents from the portion of the RCWD within Anoka, Hennepin or Washington Counties. Ramsey County membership is full at this time. CAC members are appointed by the RCWD Board of Managers for 1-year terms. Previously appointed members may continue to serve on the committee beyond the initial oneyear term at will. RCWD’s CAC currently meets on the first Wednesday of each month at 5:30 p.m. at the Lino Lakes City Hall. However, there are no meetings in July or December. The District encompasses approximately 186 square miles of urban and rural land in parts of Anoka, Hennepin, Ramsey, and Washington Counties and contains 39 lakes and numerous ditches, marshes, wetlands and wildlife areas. The purpose of the CAC is to advise and assist the managers on all matters affecting the interests of the district and make recommendations to the managers on all contemplated projects and improvements in the district. Members are also asked to keep current on water-related issues in their community and relay this information to the district. The deadline for applications is March 31, 2014. For more information or to request an application please contact the RCWD at (763) 398-3070 or visit our website, www.ricecreek.org. (Bulletin: Feb. 5, 2014)


St. Anthony


CITY OF ST. ANTHONY VILLAGE NOTICE OF HEARING ON ASSESSMENTS FOR 2014 STREET AND UTILITY IMPROVEMENTS TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN: TIME AND PLACE, GENERAL NATURE OF IMPROVEMENTS: Notice is hereby given that the City Council of the City of St. Anthony Village, Minnesota, will meet in the Council Chambers of the City of St. Anthony Village on the 25th day of February, 2014, at 7:00 pm, or as soon thereafter as possible, to consider objections to the proposed assessments for 2014 Street and Utility Improvement Project, heretofore ordered by the City Council. ASSESSMENT ROLL OPEN TO INSPECTION: The proposed assessment roll is on file with the City Clerk and open to public inspection. AREA PROPOSED TO BE ASSESSED: The area proposed to be assessed consists of every lot, piece, or parcel of land benefited by said improvement, which has been ordered as follows: Penrod Lane NE from 36th Avenue NE to 37th Avenue NE Edgemere Avenue NE from Penrod Lane NE to Chelmsford Road NE Wendhurst Avenue NE from Penrod Lane NE to Chelmsford Road NE TOTAL AMOUNT OF PROPOSED ASSESSMENT: The total amount proposed to be assessed is $444,639.53. PROPOSED AMOUNT TO BE ASSESSED TO EACH PARCEL: Attached is the proposed assessment amount for each parcel included in the 2014 Street and Utility Improvement Project. WRITTEN OR ORAL OBJECTIONS: Written or oral objections will be considered at the hearing. RIGHT OF APPEAL: An owner of property to be assessed may appeal the assessment to the district court of Hennepin County pursuant to the Minnesota Statutes, Section 429.081 by serving notice of the appeal upon the Mayor or Clerk of the City within 30 days after the adoption of the assessment and filing such notice with the district court within ten days after service upon the Mayor or Clerk. LIMITATION OF APPEAL: No appeal may be taken as to the amount of any assessment adopted by the City Council unless a written objection signed by the affected property owner is filed with the Clerk prior to the assessment hearing or presented to the presiding officer at the hearing. All objections to the assessments not received at the assessment hearing in the manner prescribed by Minnesota Statutes, Section 429.061 are waived, unless the failure to object at the assessment hearing is due to a reasonable cause. DEPARTMENT OF ASSESSMENTS: Under the provisions of Minnesota Statutes Sections 435.193 to 435.195, the City may, at its discretion, defer the payment of assessments for any homestead property owned by a person 65 years of age or older for whom it would be a hardship to make the payments. MAILED NOTICE: The notice of this hearing mailed to property owners contains additional information. Mark Casey City Manager (Bulletin: Feb. 5, 2014)


District 621


Minutes


REGULAR MEETING Pursuant to due call and notice thereof, a regular meeting of the School Board of Independent School District No. 621, State of Minnesota, was called to order by Sandra Westerman, Vice Chair, at 7:00 p.m., January 14, 2014. Meeting was duly held at the Snail Lake Education Center, 350 Highway 96 W, Shoreview, MN 55126. Present: Helgeson, Jones, Madsen, Sager, Sjobeck, Tynjala, Westerman Superintendent Dan Hoverman Irondale student representative Mounds View student representative Absent: None Vice Chair Westerman administered the Oath of Office to Greg Madsen, Marre Jo Sager and Jon Tynjala. Motion by Sager, seconded by Sjobeck, to adopt the agenda as printed. Voting aye: all; nay: none. Motion carried. The Vice Chair called for nominations for officers of the School Board. Sager nominated the following: Chair – Jon Tynjala Vice Chair – Amy Jones Clerk – Greg Madsen Treasurer – Bob Helgeson Motion by Sager, seconded by Sjobeck, to approve the officers as presented. Voting on the nominations: aye; all; nay: none. Motion carried. Motion by Sager, seconded by Sjobeck, to affirm Policy BG-0400 – School Board Ethics, Policy BG- 0401 – School Board Members’ Code of Conduct and Policy BG- 0107 – Rules Governing the Transaction of Business which will govern the proceedings of the School Board and that the Robert’s Rules of Order, Newly Revised, will remain the parliamentary procedural guide. Voting aye: all; nay: none. Motion carried. Student representative report: Mounds View – Cyber-Bullying Task Force, Talent Show, Diversity Council fundraiser, school play, Feed My Starving Children Irondale – Lock-in, planning the year, Ice Age The following individuals registered to speak at Open Forum: Lauren Hadden, Minneapolis Paraprofessional contract Joy Handt, Ham Lake, Paraprofessional contract Announcements were made concerning gifts and meeting dates. Superintendent’s report: • Board/Cabinet meeting with Mayors & Managers • TCAAP open house Board chair report: • Thanks to outgoing officers Lisa Sjobeck, Clerk and Sandra Westerman, Vice Chair • Welcome new officers Greg Madsen, Clerk and Amy Jones, Vice Chair • Congratulations to Board member Sager for her 20 years of service as a Mounds View School Board member Motion by Helgeson, seconded by Westerman, to take action on the consent agenda as follows: Approve minutes: Approve the minutes of December 10, 2013 as printed. Approve personnel changes as follows: new hire: effective Berlin, Katherine, HV, 1-2-14 Brooks, Wyatt, SLB, 1-2-14 Hegberg, Tiffany, CH, 1-2-14 Holman, Adam, VH, 1-2-14 Langlie, Sonja, MV, 1-2-14 Lerbs, Bryn, SLB, 12-18-13 Mihm, Stephanie, VH, 11-13-13 Miller, Jason, CH, 12-9-13 Starzinski, Ariel, VH, 1-2-14 Swanson, Camela, PLEC, 1-2-14 rehire: Rosenow, Melinda, PLEC, 1-2-14 request for leave: Kremer, Jody, ECEC, 12-11-13 thru 1-31-14 approx. Nelson, April, VH, 3-24-14 thru 5-4- 14 approx. Peach, Andrew, NETS, 1-3-14 thru 1-17-14 Waugh, Ann, PW, 11-22-13 thru 12- 12-13 approx. resignation: Litherland, Melissa, TL, 1-3-14 Luckhardt, Megan, PLEC, 2-6-14 return from leave: Brodt, Jennifer, IL, 12-2-13 Cleary, Kellie, PW, 1-2-14 Cohen, Sanddra, SS, 1-2-14 Coldren, Angie, PW, 12-20-13 Henderson, Melanie, IL, 1-3-14 Lundborg, Stephanie OGHS, 1-2- 14 Moore, Carrie, PW, 12-19-13 Neumann, Matt, HV, 12-17-13 O’Keefe, Denny, HV, 1-13-14 Soderlund, Julie, SLB, 12-9-13 Sorknes, Ann, PLEC, 12-17-13 Zins, Tracy, VH, 1-2-14 retirement: Employee X, 2-7-14 transfer: Krause, Cathy, SLB, 12-9-13 terminate during probationary period: Baldus, Kimberly, SLB, 12-20-13 Approve expenditures as follows: General Fund $2,866,211.56 Nutrition Services 221,589.92 Community Service 66,467.07 Capital Outlay 169,302.70 Building Construction 92,151.91 Debt Redemption 425.00 Trust 5,500.00 Agency 0.00 OPEB Debt Service 425.00 Total $3,422,037.16 Bank Wire Transfers: $10,194,657.34 Accept the following gifts and extend thanks to the donors: Alpha Delta Kappa for mini grant awards at Bel Air, Island Lake, Pinewood, Turtle Lake, Valentine Hills, Chippewa and Edgewood ($2,418) United Church of Christ New Brighton for Meals on Wheels ($500) Jim & Jean Colletti for the Irondale baseball program ($200) Dave Krona for Chrome Books at Valentine Hills ($500) Rice Creek Watershed District for the bus to Water Festival ($451) Culvers of St. Anthony for general use at Bel Air ($346.10) Give with Target, LifeTouch Studios, Marcia Kaasa, Jennifer Bona, Tricia Otto, Deluxe Foundation and Wells Fargo Foundation for general use at Island Lake ($2,936.62) Mounds View Lions for Project Warmth at Sunnyside ($500) Wells Fargo Foundation and Walmart Giving One Time for general use at Sunnyside ($876) Wells Fargo Foundation for K+ at Sunnyside ($140) Mounds View Boys Soccer Boosters for boys soccer ($2,774.95) Jeff & Barb King for the Angel Fund at Highview ($100) The following donations are for the Mounds View Community Theatre Scholarship Endowment from: Lisa Ketola ($100) Diane & Kent Peterson ($50) JoAnn & Richard Heiser ($100) Linsley Heiser ($100) Jodi Heiser & Doug Michels ($100) Ann Lumry & Bo Hedlund ($20) Jackie & Tom Herron ($40) Book “Oliver & Hope’s Amusing Adventure” from United Healthcare Children’s Foundation for the IMC at Island Lake Alto sax from Rose Larson for the band at Island Lake Piano from Kari Witt for use at Edgewood Bundy trombone and five bags of books from Becky Olds for use at Pinewood Violin from Ruth Howell for the orchestra at Highview Food and clothing from Frank & Jane LaPorte and xix $25 Target gift cards from Kathie Hollihan for the Snack Pack program at Highview The following donations are for the Ralph Reeder Food Shelf from: American Student Transportation ($1,401 & 811 lbs. of food) Bel Air Elementary ($30 & 1,461 lbs. of food) Bethlehem Baptist Church ($2,000 and 2,675 lbs. of food) Doug & Barbara Birkholz ($500) Donna Bruno ($1,000) Doug & Julie Bowman ($600) Cardiovascular Systems, Inc. ($3,025) Chippewa Middle School ($405 & 871 lbs. of food) Christ the King Lutheran Church ($2,000 & 1,650 lbs. of food) Eugene & Kay Christenson ($800) Cook Family ($220 & 608 lbs. of food) Rob & Nunciata Covey ($500) CU Companies (3,762 lbs. of food) Cub Foods Arden Hills (4,196 lbs. of food) Cub Foods New Brighton (1,874 lbs. of food) Faith Christian Reformed Church ($1,717.70 and 8 lbs. of food) FedEx Cares (689 lbs. of food) FedEx Corp. ($1,000) Irene Fredrickson ($500) Sheryl & Rich Guertin ($500) Simone Haugen ($1,000) Bob & Margie Henry ($5,500) Hunger Solutions MN ($4,268.31) Incarnation Lutheran Church ($3,231 & 1,621 lbs. of food) Irondale Service Club ($15 & 632 lbs. of food) Jeffrey Jones ($2,000) Debora & Charles Lance ($2,500) Sally & Daniel Larson ($500) Karen Slepicka & David MacDonald ($500) Bonnie & Tim Manley ($1,200) McClellan Sales Inc. ($500) Midwest Dental Care Mondovi ($500) MVEA ($676.92) New Brighton Lions ($2,500) New Brighton/Mounds View Rotary ($3,040 & 1,293 lbs. of food) Renee Nutter ($400) Ann Pepper ($500) Pilgrim House ($600 & 8 lbs. of food) Rebarfab Inc. ($1,142) Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church ($1,500 & 1,484 lbs. of food) Spring Lake Park/Blaine/Mounds View Fire Dept. (1,560 lbs. of food) St. Odilia School (1,009 lbs. of food) Kira Stolen ($200) Sunrise United Methodist Church ($70 & 744 lbs. of food) Totino Grace High School (547 lbs. of food) Turtle Lake Elementary ($209.28 & 1,915 lbs. of food) United Church of Christ New Brighton ($500 & 59 lbs. of food) Unity Hospital Auxiliary ($500) Venture Solutions, Inc. ($600 & 636 lbs. of food) Laurie Vinyon ($1,000) Martha & Martin Waibel ($500) Jim & Susan Wandell ($1,000) Wells Fargo (2,169 lbs. of food) Western Bank-Mounds View ($550 & 77 lbs. of food) Anonymous (576 lbs. of food) Donation of sick leave: Approve the requests to donate sick leave to the indicated employees to a maximum of 20 days for a 10- month employee and 24 days for a 12-month employee. Voting aye: all; nay: none. Motion carried. Carole Nielsen reviewed the quarterly budget report for the period ending December 31, 2013. Discussion followed. Budget amendments were reviewed. Motion by Helgeson, seconded by Sager, to approve the budget amendments as presented. Voting aye: all; nay: none. Motion carried. Carole Nielsen, Director of Finance, presented 2014-15 budget assumptions. Discussion followed. Motion by Helgeson, seconded by Sjobeck, to approve the 2014-15 assumptions as presented. Voting aye: all; nay: none. Motion carried. John Ward, Director of Human Resources & Operations, reported that due to the cold weather cancellations on January 6 and 7, 2014, the 2013-14 calendar has been amended to include an additional day on April 4, 2014. Motion by Sjobeck, seconded by Westerman, to approve the amendment to the 2013-14 calendar as presented. Voting aye: all; nay: none. Motion carried. John Ward presented the 2014-15 school calendar for approval. Discussion followed. Motion by Helgeson, seconded by Westerman, to approve the 2014-15 calendar as presented. Voting aye: all; nay: none. Motion carried. John Ward provided an update on the relocation of programs at the Snail Lake Education Center (SLEC) and the Pike Lake Education Center (PLEC). The relocations are necessary in order to create the space necessary for the all-day, every day kindergarten program which will be operating out of both sites beginning in the fall of 2014. Discussion followed. As liaisons to schools and on committees, Board members reported on upcoming events. Meeting adjourned at 8:15 p.m. Greg Madsen, Clerk


 

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