10-18-2018

10/18/2018

Notice of Public Hearing
Notice is hereby given that on October 23, 2018 at 7:00 PM City Office Council Chambers, 310 Mc Grann Street, Green Isle, MN the City of Green Isle will hold a public hearing concerning submittal of an application to the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development for a grant under the Minnesota Investment Fund (MIF) program.
The City of Green Isle is requesting approximately $ 330,000.00 of MIF funds to assist with the start-up of Green Isle Refrigerated Warehouse. The funds will be used for the creation of jobs.
All interested parties are invited to attend the public hearing at which time you will be given the opportunity to express comments on the project.
Written testimony will also be accepted at the public hearing. Written comments must be received by October 23, 2018 at 310 Mc Grann Street, Green Isle, MN. Specific questions can be directed to Diane Hatlestad, 507-326-3901.
The City of Green Isle makes reasonable accommodation for any known disability and to meet the needs of non-English speaking residents that may interfere with a person’s ability to participate in this public hearing. Persons needing an accommodation must notify Diane Hatlestad, 507-326-3901 no later than October 23, 2018 to allow adequate time to make needed arrangements.
Publish: October 18, 2018

CITY OF ARLINGTON
ORDINANCE NO. 322

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 6.08, SUBD. (D)(1)(b) OF THE CITY CODE PERTAINING TO STORAGE OF FIRE WOOD WITHIN THE CITY OF ARLINGTON
I. THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF ARLINGTON, MINNESOTA TO PROMOTE THE PUBLIC SAFETY, HEALTH, AND WELFARE, HEREBY ORDAINS THAT CHAPTER 6.08, SUBD. (D)(1)(b) OF THE CITY CODE SHALL BE AMENDED AS FOLLOWS:
(b) Fire wood, not exceeding two cords, for use only on the premises provided it is stored in an interior side or rear yard stacked in a neat and orderly manner.
II. EFFECTIVE DATE: THIS ORDINANCE IS EFFECTIVE UPON ITS ADOPTION AND PUBLICATION AS PRESCRIBED BY LAW.
Adopted by the City of Arlington on the 15th day of October, 2018.
/s/ Richard Nagel            
Attest:                
Richard Nagel,
Mayor
/s/ Patrick Melvin            
Patrick Melvin,
City Administrator
First Reading:  October 1, 2018
Second Reading:  October 15, 2018
Adopted:  October 15, 2018
Published:  October 18, 2018

CITY OF ARLINGTON
ORDINANCE NO. 323

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 6.06 SUBD. (B), OF THE CITY CODE PERTAINING TO FIRES WITHIN THE CITY OF ARLINGTON
I. THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF ARLINGTON, MINNESOTA TO PROMOTE THE PUBLIC SAFETY, HEALTH, AND WELFARE, HEREBY ORDAINS THAT CHAPTER 6.06, SUBD. (B) OF THE CITY CODE SHALL BE AMENDED AS FOLLOWS:
6.06 FIRES
This Section does not apply to the City of Arlington brush and yard waste dump site, where occasional controlled burns of accumulated brush may take place by City Staff.
II. EFFECTIVE DATE: THIS ORDINANCE IS EFFECTIVE UPON ITS ADOPTION AND PUBLICATION AS PRESCRIBED BY LAW.
Adopted by the City of Arlington on the 15th day of October, 2018.
/s/ Richard Nagel            
Attest:                
Richard Nagel,
Mayor
/s/ Patrick Melvin            
Patrick Melvin,
City Administrator
First Reading:  October 1, 2018
Second Reading:  October 15, 2018

 

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10-11-2018

10/11/2018

Notice of Public Hearing
Notice is hereby given that on October 23, 2018 at 7:00 PM City Office Council Chambers, 310 Mc Grann Street, Green Isle, MN the City of Green Isle will hold a public hearing concerning submittal of an application to the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development for a grant under the Minnesota Investment Fund (MIF) program.
The City of Green Isle is requesting approximately $ 330,000.00 of MIF funds to assist with the start-up of Green Isle Refrigerated Warehouse. The funds will be used for the creation of jobs.
All interested parties are invited to attend the public hearing at which time you will be given the opportunity to express comments on the project.
Written testimony will also be accepted at the public hearing. Written comments must be received by October 23, 2018 at 310 Mc Grann Street, Green Isle, MN. Specific questions can be directed to Diane Hatlestad, 507-326-3901.
The City of Green Isle makes reasonable accommodation for any known disability and to meet the needs of non-English speaking residents that may interfere with a person’s ability to participate in this public hearing. Persons needing an accommodation must notify Diane Hatlestad, 507-326-3901 no later than October 23, 2018 to allow adequate time to make needed arrangements.
Publish: October 11, 2018

Tri-Valley Opportunity
Council, Inc.
Request for Proposals
REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS & QUALIFICATIONS:

Tri-Valley Opportunity Council, Inc., Head Start program, will receive proposals for architectural and design services to design and build a permanent, early childhood modular facility which includes the following criteria:
PROPOSAL DUE DATE AND SUBMISSION LOCATION:
Proposals will be received until 4:30 p.m. Central Standard Time on October 22, 2018. Proposals received after this date and time will not be considered. All proposals will be accepted via email at TaraM@tvoc.org. Proposals will then be evaluated and rated using a set of pre-determined criteria. Tri-Valley Opportunity Council, Inc. may request interviews with any or all of the companies that submit proposals to further clarify and make their final decision.
FURTHER INFORMATION & CLARIFICATION:
Please contact Tara Morrison via email at TaraM@tvoc.org. with any questions or clarifications that may be needed. All questions must be submitted in writing no later than 8:00 a.m. Central Standard Time on October 17, 2018 and answers will be issued in the form of an addendum to all plan holders.
SCOPE OF WORK:
A complete set of RFP documents, Scope of Work, and General Building Specifications may be obtained from Tara Morrison at TaraM@tvoc.org. Please make requests for documents via email.
SITE LOCATION:
Tri-Valley Opportunity Council, Inc.
1828 Knight Ave. North
Glencoe, MN 55336
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:
The successful proposal/firm is required to furnish licensing certification, insurance and agree to all terms and conditions of the Grantee’s design contract. Attention is called to the provisions for equal employment opportunities and assurance that minority business, women’s business enterprises and labor surplus area firms are given preference as applicable. Payment of not less than minimum wages as set forth by the Davis-Bacon Act are required as well as certified payrolls upon completion of the project. Tri-Valley Opportunity Council, Inc. reserves the right to reject any or all proposals or to waive any informalities in the proposal project.
REQUIRED BID & PERFORMANCE BONDS:
A 5% Bid Bond and a 100% Labor and Material Payment Performance Bond are required and must be included with our proposal. A scanned copy is acceptable for the submission but must be followed by a hard copy prior to any award.
Publish: October 11, 2018

SIBLEY EAST
PUBLIC SCHOOLS
REGULAR SCHOOL BOARD MEETING MINUTES
INDEPENDENT SCHOOL
DISTRICT NO. 2310
ARLINGTON-GAYLORD-GREEN ISLE
ARLINGTON CAMPUS-MEDIA CENTER
MONDAY, AUGUST 20, 2018 @ 6:30 P.M.

The building tour of the Middle School High School facility commenced at 5:45pm and concluded at 6:30pm. The Regular School Board meeting was called to order at 6:38 p.m.
Members: Brian Brandt, Laura Reid, Sarah Ziegler, Missy Weber, and Danny Woehler were present. Member Avery Grochow was absent.
APPROVAL OF AGENDA:  Member Reid moved, second by member Woehler, to approve the agenda.  The motion was approved by unanimous vote.
VISITOR COMMENTS: District resident Joe Kreger spoke to the board in support of baseball head coach applicant Dan Hoefs.  District resident Adam Cowell inquired about third grade enrollment and further consideration of the approved fiscal year ’19 budget.
CONSENT AGENDA: Approval of Minutes-Recommend approval of Regular School Board Meeting Minutes from July 15th, 2018. Personnel: Resignation(s): Julio Alejandro- Paraprofessional and 8th grade football, Karen Kroells-Paraprofessional, Gary Kaufman-Paraprofessional, Lauren Scott-5th Grade Teacher Hires: Assistant Football Coach-Kevin Durham Sr. (Step 1: $3250), 7th Grade Football-Isaac Elseth (Step 1: $2490), Ashley Rogers- 5th grade teacher (Step 2: $36,948), Alma Rodriguez- MS/HS Para (Step 5: $11.35), Kimberly Legg-Roehler- MS/HS Para (Step 5: $11.35), Volunteer Coach: Jaden Podratz- Football, Taylor Perschau-Volleyball,  Fundraiser Request(s): None
Member Ziegler moved, second by Member Weber to approve the consent agenda. The motion was approved by unanimous vote.
OLD/ UNFINISHED BUSINESS: Discussion regarding the number of grade three sections for the 2018-2019 academic year and the 2019 Fiscal Budget. No action was taken.
NEW BUSINESS:
Middle School/High School building construction update- Preston Euerle, RA Morton.
RESOLUTION RELATING TO ELECTION OF SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERS AND CALLING THE SCHOOL DISTRICT GENERAL ELECTION
BE IT RESOLVED by the School Board of Independent School District No. 2310, State of Minnesota, as follows:
1. It is necessary for the school district to hold its general election for the purpose of electing three (3) school board members for terms of four (4) years each.
The clerk shall include on the general election ballot the names of the individuals who file or have filed Affidavits of Candidacy during the period established for filing such Affidavits as though they had been included by name in this resolution.  The clerk shall not include on the ballot the names of individuals who file timely affidavits of withdrawal in the manner specified by law.  The publication of the Notice of Filing Dates is ratified and approved in all respects.
2. The general election is hereby called and directed to be held in conjunction with the state general election on Tuesday, the 6th day of November, 2018.
3. Pursuant to Minnesota Statutes, Section 205A.11, the precincts and polling places for this general election are those polling places and precincts or parts of precincts located within the boundaries of the school district and which have been established by the cities or towns located in whole or in part within the school district.  The voting hours at those polling places shall be the same as those for the state general election.
4. The clerk is hereby authorized and directed to cause written notice of said general election to be provided to the county auditor of each county in which the school district is located, in whole or in part, at least seventy-four (74) days before the date of said election.  The notice shall specify the date of said election and the office or offices to be voted on at said general election.  Any notice given prior to the adoption of this resolution is ratified and confirmed in all respects.
The clerk is hereby authorized and directed to cause notice of said general election to be posted at the administrative offices of the school district at least ten (10) days before the date of said general election.
The clerk is hereby authorized and directed to cause a sample ballot to be posted at the administrative offices of the school district at least four (4) days before the date of said general election and to cause two sample ballots to be posted in each polling place on election day.  The sample ballot shall not be printed on the same color paper as the official ballot.  The sample ballot for a polling place must reflect the offices, candidates and rotation sequence on the ballots used in that polling place.
The clerk is hereby authorized and directed to cause notice of said election to be published in the official newspaper of the school district, for two (2) consecutive weeks with the last publication being at least one (1) week before the date of the election.
The notice of election so posted and published shall state the offices to be filled as set forth in the form of ballot below, and shall include information concerning each established precinct and polling place.
The clerk is hereby authorized and directed to cause the rules and instructions for use of the optical scan voting system to be posted in each polling place on election day.
The clerk is authorized and directed to acquire and distribute such election materials and to take such other actions as may be necessary for the proper conduct of this general election and generally to cooperate with state, city, township and county election authorities conducting the state general and other elections on that date.  The clerk and members of the administration are authorized and directed to take such actions as may be necessary to coordinate this election with those other elections, including entering into agreements or understandings with appropriate municipal and county officials regarding preparation and distribution of ballots, election administration and cost sharing.
5.  The clerk is further authorized and directed to cause ballots to be prepared for use at said election in substantially the following form, with such changes in form, color and instructions as may be necessary to accommodate an optical scan voting system:
 General Election Ballot
Independent School District No. 2310
(Sibley East Public Schools)
November 6, 2018
Instructions to Voters
To vote, completely fill in the oval(s) next to your choice(s) like this:         
School Board Member
Vote for Up to Three
Name
Name
Name
Name
write-in, if any
Optical scan ballots must be printed in black ink on white material, except that marks to be read by the automatic tabulating equipment may be printed in another color ink.  The name of the precinct and machine-readable identification must be printed on each ballot.  Voting instructions must be printed at the top of the ballot on each side that includes ballot information.  The instructions must include an illustration of the proper mark to be used to indicate a vote.  Lines for initials of at least two election judges must be printed on one side of the ballot so that the judges' initials are visible when the ballots are enclosed in a secrecy sleeve.
6. The name of each candidate for office at each election shall be rotated with the names of the other candidates for the same office in the manner specified in Minnesota law.
7. The individuals designated as judges for the state general election shall act as election judges for this general election at the various polling places and shall conduct said election in the manner described by law.  The election judges shall act as clerks of election, count the ballots cast and submit them to the school board for canvass in the manner provided for other school district elections. The general election must be canvassed by the school board between the third and the tenth day following the general election.
8. The School District clerk shall make all Campaign Financial Reports required to be filed with the school district under Minnesota Statutes, Section 211A.02, available on the school district's website.  The clerk must post the report on the school district's website as soon as possible, but no later than thirty (30) days after the date of the receipt of the report.  The school district must make a report available on the school district's website for four years from the date the report was posted to the website.  The clerk must also provide the Campaign Finance and Public Disclosure Board with a link to the section of the website where reports are made available.
The motion for the adoption of the foregoing resolution was made by     member Woehler and duly seconded by member Reid and upon vote being     taken thereon the following voted in favor thereof: Members Danny Woehler,     Laura Reid, Brian Brandt, Missy Weber, Sarah Ziegler and the following voted against the same: None
whereupon said resolution was declared duly passed and adopted.
Policy 905 School Facility Use and Rental Policy (1st Reading)- review and update policy to open the fitness center at MS/HS for public use.- Jennifer Strack
Approve December 17th, 2018, 6:00pm Arlington Campus Media Center as the date and location for the annual Truth in Taxation hearing. Member Reid moved, second by Member Woehler, to Approve December 17th, 2018, 6:00pm Arlington Campus Media Center as the date and location for the annual Truth in Taxation hearing. The motion was approved by unanimous vote.
Notice of the City of Green Isle’s proposed establishment of the Development Program for Development District No. 1 and the proposed establishment of Tax Increment Financing District No. 1-1.
Approve Family Facilitator Agreement for the 2018-19 school year.  Member  Ziegler moved, second by Member Weber to approve the Family Facilitator Agreement for the 2018-19 school year. The motion was approved by unanimous vote.
Approve lease agreement with Sibley Medical Center for Health Occupations site at 607 West Chandler, Arlington, MN.  Member Reid moved, second by Member Woehler to approve lease agreement with Sibley Medical Center for Health Occupations site at 607 West Chandler, Arlington, MN. The motion was approved by unanimous vote.
Bills and Payments: Recommend approval of August 2018 bills totaling $1,825,271.72. Member Weber moved, second by Member Woehler to approve the August 2018 bills totaling $1,825,271.72. The motion was approved by unanimous vote.
Approval of the 2018-19 Sibley East Elementary Handbook as written. Member Ziegler moved, second by Member Reid to approve the 2018-19 Sibley East Elementary Handbook as written. The motion was approved by unanimous vote.
Approval of the 2018-19 Sibley East Middle School/High School Handbook as written. Member Reid moved, second by Member Woehler to approve the 2018-19 Sibley East Middle School/High School Handbook as written. The motion was approved by unanimous vote.
Approval of the 2018-19 Project Ed 21 Handbook  as written. Member  Ziegler moved, second by Member Weber to approve the 2018-19 Project Ed 21 Handbook as written. The motion was approved by unanimous vote.
Accept the following donations:  Avery Grochow Summer recreation Tournament Concessions- $300.00, ProGrowth Bank, Community Education Teddy Bear Band Donation-$258.00, Class of 1968-$100.00 Member Reid moved, second by Member Woehler to accept the donations with gratitude. The motion was approved by unanimous vote.
PRINCIPAL REPORTS: None
SUPERINTENDENT REPORT: Superintendent Amsden updated the board about the Back to School professional development schedule. October 8th, 2018, 5:30pm Arlington Media Center was identified as the date for the School Board Work Session.
CLOSED SESSION: ANNUAL PERFORMANCE REVIEW OF SUPERINTENDENT JIM AMSDEN. Motion by Member Ziegler, second by Member Reid to enter closed session at 8:23pm. The motion was approved by unanimous vote.
Regular Board Meeting was called back to order at 8:39 p.m.
OTHER INFORMATION: Upcoming School Board Meeting Dates: Monday, September 17th, 2018 @ 6:30 p.m. Arlington Campus Media Center.
Upcoming Board Work Session: Monday, October 8th, 2018 @ 5:30pm Arlington Media Center. Back to School Workshop Schedules were distributed.
ADJOURNMENT: Motion by Member Reid, second by Member Woehler to adjourn the meeting.  The motion was approved by unanimous vote. The meeting was adjourned at 8:40 p.m.
Brian Brandt-Board Chair        
Michelle Weber-Board Clerk

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