Legals - March 22, 2017

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CITY OF AVON ORDINANCE #209 SUMMARY

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING 

ORDINANCE #133/CHAPTER 152 OF THE CITY OF AVON CODE OF ORDINANCES AND REPEALING CHAPTER 15 OF THE CITY OF AVON 

ZONING ORDINANCE

AND REPEALING A PORTION OF SUBD. 9.B.2 OF CHAPTER 22 OF THE CITY OF AVON ZONING 

ORDINANCE

The City Council of the City of Avon, Minnesota hereby ordains that Chapter 15 of the City of Avon Zoning Ordinance is hereby repealed. 

The City Council of the City of Avon, Minnesota also hereby ordains that the first sentence of Subd. 9.B.2. be repealed. Subd 9.B.2. will hereby state in full, “Individuals wishing to initiate an amendment to the zoning ordinance shall complete a zoning amendment application form and submit it to the Zoning Administrator”. 

The City Council of the city of Avon, Minnesota also hereby ordains that Ordinance #133/Chapter 152 of the Avon Code of Ordinances be amended as summarized:

Civil Site Plan approval is required for all proposed buildings or improvements in R-3, commercial, and industrial zoning districts, and is required in R-2 districts where the project is expected to disturb more than one acre or increases the impervious area by one acre or more.  Civil Site Plan approval will also be required for any land disturbance of 1 acre or more in any zoning district (per MPCA/NPDES Permitting requirements) and will be required for any land disturbance adjacent to any wetland. A civil site plan is required before a Building Permit may be issued.  A civil site plan shall be required unless, at the discretion of the City Council, the requirement is waived. No Subdivision approval or permit to allow land disturbing activities, including but not limited to, mining, excavation, filling and grading shall be issued until approval of the Civil Site plan or a waiver of the approval requirement has been obtained in conformance with the provisions of this Ordinance.  The provisions of this Chapter apply to all land, public or private, located within the City of Avon. 

The ordinance further addresses specific standards and procedures related to civil site plans for storm water pollution controls. The complete ordinance is on file for viewing at Avon City Hall and on the website at www.cityofavonmn.com.

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NOTICE OF MECHANIC’S LIEN SALE

Please take notice that at the address of Copart, 200 County Road 159, Avon, MN 56310 at 2 o’clock on April 19, 2017, the Sheriff of Stearns County will sell to the highest cash bidder a 2016 Coac Clipper.  Storage and lien sale fees are due as of January 12, 2017 is $285.73.

The storage will continue to accrue at $20.00 per day until the sale date.

Owner(s): Eric Joseph Anderson

Lienholders: First Premier Bank

PLEASE NOTE-THIS MAY BE A SALVAGE VEHICLE.

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NOTICE OF MECHANIC’S LIEN SALE

Please take notice that at the address of Copart, 200 County Road 159, Avon, MN 56310 at 2 o’clock on April 19, 2017, the Sheriff of Stearns County will sell to the highest cash bidder a 2013 Dodg. Avenger SX.  Storage and lien sale fees are due as of January 10, 2017 is $285.73.

The storage will continue to accrue at $20.00 per day until the sale date.

Owner(s): Paul A. Tollers

Lienholders: Capital One Auto Finance

PLEASE NOTE-THIS MAY BE A SALVAGE VEHICLE.

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NOTICE OF MECHANIC’S LIEN SALE

Please take notice that at the address of Copart, 200 County Road 159, Avon, MN 56310 at 2 o’clock on April 19, 2017, the Sheriff of Stearns County will sell to the highest cash bidder a 2003 Kawa STXR1200.  Storage and lien sale fees are due as of January 10, 2017 is $885.73.

The storage will continue to accrue at $20.00 per day until the sale date.

Owner(s): Barbara Lindgren

Lienholders: HRS Revolving Funding

PLEASE NOTE-THIS MAY BE A SALVAGE VEHICLE.

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NOTICE OF MECHANIC’S LIEN SALE

Please take notice that at the address of Copart, 200 County Road 159, Avon, MN 56310 at 2 o’clock on April 19, 2017, the Sheriff of Stearns County will sell to the highest cash bidder a 2003 Niss. Sentra XE.  Storage and lien sale fees are due as of January 10, 2017 is $265.73.

The storage will continue to accrue at $20.00 per day until the sale date.

Owner(s): Sue A. Hiltner

Lienholders: MN National Bank

PLEASE NOTE-THIS MAY BE A SALVAGE VEHICLE.

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NOTICE OF MECHANIC’S LIEN SALE

Please take notice that at the address of Copart, 200 County Road 159, Avon, MN 56310 at 2 o’clock on April 19, 2017, the Sheriff of Stearns County will sell to the highest cash bidder a 2004 Toyt Camry LE/X.  Storage and lien sale fees are due as of January 12, 2017 is $305.73.

The storage will continue to accrue at $20.00 per day until the sale date.

Owner(s): Marion D. Louck

Lienholders: Toyota Motor Cr. CRP

PLEASE NOTE-THIS MAY BE A SALVAGE VEHICLE.

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IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT YOUR 

SPECTRUM CHANNEL LINEUP

Communities Served:  Albany, MN

Effective on or after May 2, 2017, the following changes will be made to your channel lineup:

HSN on Basic channel 20 will relocate to channel 129.

QVC on Basic channel 7 will relocate to channel 113.

Jewelry TV on Basic channel 24 will relocate to channel 115.

Evine LIVE on Basic channel 83 will relocate to channel 139.

For a complete channel lineup, visit spectrum.com/channels.

To view this notice online, visit Spectrum.net/ProgrammingNotices.

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Important Information Regarding Property Assessments

This may affect your 2018 property taxes.

The Board of Appeal and Equalization for Avon City will meet on April 3, 2017, 6:00-6:30 p.m., at Avon City Hall. The purpose of this meeting is to determine whether property in the jurisdiction has been properly valued and classified by the assessor.

If you believe the value or classification of your property is incorrect, please contact your assessor’s office to discuss your concerns. If you disagree with the valuation and classification after discussing it with your assessor, you may appear before the local board of appeal and equalization. The board will review your assessments and may make corrections as needed. Generally, you must appeal to the local board before appealing to the county board of appeal and equalization.

Dated: December 30, 2016

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Farming Township

Important Information Regarding Property Assessments

This may affect your 2018 property taxes.

The Board of Appeal and Equalization for Farming will meet on April 4, 2017, 10:30-11:00 a.m., at Farming Community Center. The purpose of this meting is to determine whether property in the jurisdiction has been properly valued and classified by the assessor.

If you believe the value or classification of your property is incorrect, please contact your assessor’s office to discuss your concerns. If you disagree with the valuation and classification after discussing it with your assessor, you may appear before the local board of appeal and equalization. The board will review your assessments and may make corrections as needed. Generally, you must appeal to the local board before appealing to the county board of appeal and equalization.

Judy Bruemmer

Farming Township clerk

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Holding Township Notice

The Board of Appeal and Equalization for Holding Township will meet on Thursday, April 6, 2017 at 7 p.m.-7:30 p.m. at the Holding Town Hall located at 790 4th Street W., Holdingford, MN. The purpose of this meeting is to determine whether property in the jurisdiction has been properly valued and classified by the assessor.

If you believe the value or classification of your property is incorrect, please contact your assessor’s office to discus your concerns. If you disagree with the valuation and classification after discussing it with your assessor, you may appear before the local board of appeal and equalization. The board will review your assessments and may make corrections as needed. Generally, you must appeal to the local board before appealing to the county board of appeal and equalization.

Julianne Ebnet, Clerk

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Holdingford School Board Briefs

The Holdingford School Board held their regular meeting on Wednesday, March 15, 2017. 

Reports included: Superintendent Chris Swenson updated the Board on his meeting with ICS, the summer facility maintenance projects are falling into place and bid notices will be out next week.

Secondary Principal Brian Silbernick reported parent teacher conferences were well attended. He informed the Board of the homeroom revisions for next year which will allow time for activities themes and discussions during homeroom. Mr. Silbernick talked about the master schedule for next year, one change will be no zero hour weight training class. There will still be morning weight training available for students however no credit will be earned. He noted the ACT test will be given on April 19th to juniors.

Elementary Principal Jim Stang reported 98% of parents attended parent teacher conferences! He updated the Board on the Dream Cather II Playground design night, there will be a lot going on with organizing the demolition, construction and fundraising for the playground. The PTA has been the first to donate $10,000 to the project. The build will happen in August. Mr. Stang also reviewed enrollment projections and staffing needs for next year.

Business Manager Beth Heinze reported she plans to have the current revised budget for the Board next month and the preliminary budget for next year done for the May meeting.

Transportation Director Rodney Ebnet presented ridership sampling and fleet information. He reported that State Inspection was completed and zero points were deducted on the entire fleet. The Board thanked Mr. Ebnet for his perseverance and congratulated him on a perfect inspection!

Other agenda items at the March 15th meeting included:

Hired Christina Gustafson for Elementary Secretary effective July 1, 2017. The Board congratulated and welcomed Ms. Gustafson.

Approved senior class trip to Valley Fair on May 19th.

Approved to continue 4 year old preschool classes full days for next year.

Rescinded duplicate Fund Balance Policy 701.2

Acknowledged letters of desire to negotiate with Teachers, Educational Assistants and Custodians.

Approved Junior High Targeted Services Summer School program and budget.

Approved the Districts 3 year Achievement and Integration plan.

Accepted resignation from Chelsey Gerads, Husker Kid Zone Assistant.

Approved to continue Food Service staffing reconfiguration.

Approved to post for summer cleaners.

Accepted resignation from Zachary Zierden for Summer School Instructor and to post for this position.

Hired Trinity LeBlanc for Husker Kid Zone Assistant. The Board congratulated and welcomed Ms. LeBlanc.

The next regular meeting of the Holdingford School Board will be Wednesday, April 19, 2017, at 6:00 p.m. in the High School LMC. 

This article is a summary of the minutes. The full text is available for public inspection at the District Office or online at http://www.isd738.org/school-board-meeting-agendasminutes.html.

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ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS

 

TITLE:       HVAC Renovation & Locker Room / Toilet Upgrades

LOCATION OF WORK: Holdingford High School  

900 5th Street

Holdingford, MN 56340 

OWNER: Holdingford Public Schools – ISD 738

900 5th Street

Holdingford, MN 56340 

320-746-2221

OWNER’S REPRESENTATIVE: ICS Consulting, Inc.

3890 Pheasant Ridge Drive NE, Suite 180

Blaine, MN 55449

(763) 354-2670

 

ARCHITECT: MLA Architects Inc.

12 Long Lake Road Suite #17

St. Paul, MN 55115

Phone: 651-770-4442

 

STRUCTURAL ENGINEER: 

Larson Engineering

3524 Labore Road

White Bear Lake, Mn 55110

Phone: 651-481-9120

MECHANICAL ENGINEER &

ELECTRICAL ENGINEER:

Obermiller Nelson Engineering

1400 Van Buren Street NE Suite #130

Minneapolis, MN 55413

612-249-5600

PROJECT DESCRIPTION:

The project consists of HVAC renovations in total as shown on plans and specifications. Add alternates will consist of locker room and toilet upgrades in total as shown on plans labeled as alternates. 

BID DATE AND LOCATION:

Sealed bids will be received at Holdingford Secondary School, 900 5th Street, Holdingford, MN 56340.  Bids will be received until 2:00 p.m. Local time, on March 28th, 2017.  Bids received after this time will not be accepted.  Bids will be opened publicly at this time. 

EXAMINATION OF DOCUMENTS:

Bidding Documents are available for download to prospective bidders and subcontractors by contacting the Owner’s Representative, ICS Consulting, Inc., at (763) 354-2670. Prospective Bidders and Subcontractors will be given instructions to download complete sets of the bidding documents. Bidders are responsible for any and all costs associated with the production of plans and specifications for their use.

BIDDING REQUIREMENTS:

Each bidder must comply with the following requirements to reassure acknowledgment recognition of their bids:

Bids must be accompanied by bid security in form of certified check, cashier’s check, or bid bond in amount of 5% of base bid submitted, made payable to owner, as guarantee that bidder will, if awarded, enter into contract in accordance with contract documents and submitted bid.

Submit bid in duplicate on the prescribed form, which is furnished with the specification, with full name and address of the bidder.

Completely fill in all blank spaces on the Bid Form, in ink or typewriter, in both words and figures.

Sign in longhand, executed by a principal duly authorized to enter into an agreement. If a bidder is a co-partnership, then signatures on the bid shall be by an authorized member of the firm, with names and addresses of each member of partnership.

Base bid and all alternate bids shall be stated both in writing and in figures. In all cases, written and numerical figures must agree; otherwise at Owner’s option, it shall be cause for rejection of bid. Complete form without alteration.

Owner may make such investigations as he deems necessary to determine the ability and responsibility of the bidder to perform the work, and any bidder shall furnish to Owner all such information and data for this purpose, as the Owner may request. Owner reserves the right to reject any bid if the evidence submitted by, or investigation of, such bidder fails to satisfy the Owner that such bidder is properly qualified to carry out the obligations of the contract and to complete the Work contemplated therein. The competence and responsibility of bidder will be considered in making an award, including, but not limited to: (1) proof of financial responsibility, (2) quality of similar work, (3) amount of experience with similar projects, (4) facilities, personnel and equipment, (5) reputation for performance, and (6) ability to complete the work within specified time. Owner reserves the right to reject any Bid where there is reasonable doubt as to the qualifications of the bidder.

Owner reserves the right to (1) accept bidder’s Base Bid only, (2) accept any one or more of bidder’s Alternate Bids, in any order regardless of the order in which they were listed, (3) reject all Bids, (4) award contract based on his investigation of bidders, as well as acceptance of alternates, all of which Owner deems to be in his best interest, (5) waive informalities or minor irregularities in bids and waive minor irregularities or discrepancies in bidding procedure.

Upon award of Contract, Contractor shall provide AIA A312 Performance and Payment Bonds in the amount of 100% of Contract Sum in accordance with General Conditions and Amendments to General Conditions.

BIDDING DOCUMENTS & SITE REVIEW:

Each bidder (including subcontract bidder where appropriate) is responsible to visit the site and to fully inform himself and record his own investigations as to the extent of the Work, the extent of the work performed by other contractors under other construction packages, conditions under which the Work is to be performed, existing buildings and streets, conditions of the area, existing utilities and other features, type of soil, available facilities and difficulties that may be encountered in connection therewith, and other relevant items which will affect his bid or the Work.

Prior to submitting a bid, each bidder is required to examine all of the bidding requirements, all Contract Documents, all drawings and specifications for the Project (including those primarily for other Subcontracts), become thoroughly familiar with the scope of the Project and all factors and items of work which will affect his bid or the Work, whether shown or specified in documents primarily for Work of others or Work of this Contract.

No extras will be allowed to the Contractor as a result of misunderstanding of the extent of scope of the Work as a result of his failure to study and record his own findings. Submission of a bid shall be proof that such examinations have been made and that bidder has recorded his own investigation and has become thoroughly familiar with all contract documents (including all addenda). The failure or omissions of any bidder to examine any form, instrument or document shall in no way relieve any bidder from any obligation in respect to his bid.

PRE-BID CONFERENCE:

A pre-bid conference will be held at 1:00 PM on March 20th, 2017 at Holdingford High School, 900 5th Street, Holdingford, MN 56340. Please report to the Holdingford High School office for the pre-bid walkthrough meeting. No extras will be allowed because of the bidder’s misinterpretation to the amount of work involved, bidder’s own error, negligence, or failure to examine the site.  

QUESTIONS:

All questions shall be directed to Tim Robertson in writing via email to TimR@ics-consult.com. All questions must be submitted by 10:00 a.m. local time, March 23, 2017. Any questions submitted after this time will not be considered.

START DATE:

Work may begin after receipt of the signed contract from the Owner. Pre-construction and submittals work related to the project is to commence immediately after receipt of the signed contract.  The work is anticipated to begin May 22, 2017.

SUBSTANTIAL AND COMPLETION DATE:

Owner requires work to be substantially complete on or before milestone dates as listed in Summary of Work, Section 01 1100. Bids shall reflect all costs necessary to meet this schedule requirement.  The work shall be substantially complete by August 18, 2017 with final completion on August 25, 2017. Bids shall reflect all cost necessary to meet this schedule requirement.

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