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CITY OF DELANO Bridge Avenue Landscaping Improvements 2009
NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS: Sealed Bid Proposals for the work described in the plans and specifications will be received by the City of Delano at City Hall 234 2nd St. North until Wednesday, August 12th, at 1:30 PM, after which time such bids will be publicly opened and read aloud.
DESCPIPTION OF WORK: The work includes the construction of approximately: (10) 24”x24”x4.0’ tall concrete planters with face brick, concrete cap, and reinforced concrete footing. (4) 32”x32”x5.5’ tall concrete planters with face brick, concrete cap, and reinforced concrete footing. (475) SF of face brick wall with concrete cap and reinforced concrete footing. (120) LF decorative metal railing. (40) Trees, (90) shrubs, and (350) perennial plantings. (2) Granite monuments and associated footings. (4) 15” (16.25) LF tall square box-truss style steel frame painted structures supported on brick-faced concrete pedestals. Each frame and pedestal will be supported by a concrete footing with helical anchors. Concrete and bituminous street, sidewalk, and curb and gutter patching.
Together with numerous related items of work, all in accordance with Plans and Specification.
COMPLETION OF WORK: Schedule is for substantial completion by November 20th, 2009.
A pre bid meeting will be held. Each bid proposal shall be accompanied by a “Bid Security” in the form of a certified check made payable to “CITY OF DELANO” (OWNER) in the amount not less than five percent (5%) of the total bid, or a surety bond in the same amount, to the OWNER, with the surety company thereon duly authorized to do business in the State of Minnesota, such Bid Security to be a guarantee that the bidder will not, without the consent of the OWNER, withdraw his bid for a period of sixty (60) days after the opening of bids, and, if awarded a contract, will enter into a contract with City of DELANO; and the amount of the certified check will be retained or the bond enforced by the OWNER in case the bidder fails to do so. All bid securities except those of the three lowest bidders will be returned within fifteen days after the opening of bids. Bid Proposals shall be submitted on forms furnished for that purpose. Bids shall be submitted in sealed envelopes with the following clearly inscribed on the outside: “Bridge Avenue Landscaping Improvements.” No bidder shall withdraw his bid, without the consent of the OWNER, for a period of sixty (60) days after the date for the opening thereof. The OWNER, however, reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to wave any minor irregularities, informalities or discrepancies. A work history detailing qualifications and past experience must be provided upon request. Plans and specifications are on file for inspection at the CITY OF DELANO. Bidders desiring plans and specifications for personal use may secure a complete set from: City of Delano, 234 2nd Street N, PO Box 108, Delano, MN 55328. (763) 972 0550 (Attn. Vince Vander Top) Non-refundable deposits in the form of a check shall be made payable to the City of Delano, and the deposit shall be in the amount of $50.00 per set of contract documents.
Published in the Delano Herald Journal July 27 and Aug. 3, 2009.

MINUTESCITY OF DELANOCity Council/Economic Development AuthorityTuesday, June 16, 20097:00 PM
1. CALL TO ORDER
Mayor Joe McDonald called the regular meeting of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority of Tuesday, June 16, 2009 to order at 7:05 PM.
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
INVOCATION – Father Chris Wenthe
Mayor McDonald introduced Fr. Wenthe who led an invocation preceding the Council meeting.
2. ROLL CALL AND APPROVAL OF AGENDA
Members Present: Joe McDonald, Mayor; Larry Bartels, Council Member; Betsy Stolfa, Council Member.
Members Absent: Holly Schrupp, Council Member; Brad Hotchkiss, Council Member.
Also Present: Phil Kern, City Administrator; Brian Bloch, Finance Director; Bob Van Lith, Chief; Marlene Kittock, City Clerk / AV Technician; Wendy Biel, Recorder.
Motion Number (M-09-166) Motion by Betsy Stolfa, seconded by Larry Bartles to approve the Agenda of the regular City Council/Economic Development Authority meeting of Tuesday, June 16, 2009. Motion carried.
3. MINUTES
A. Minutes of the regular City Council/Economic Development Authority from Tuesday, June 2, 2009.
Motion Number (M-09-167) Motion by Betsy Stolfa, seconded by Larry Bartels to approve the Minutes as submitted. Motion Carried.
5. CONSENT ITEMS
EDA
CITY
A. Motion to approve hiring part-time staff at Delano Wine & Spirits.
B. Consider request of Adam Jopp of the Iowa Steak Company for a vendor’s license to sell door to door USDA approved steak, chicken, pork and seafood products.
C. Approve licenses for Club, Liquor On-Sale, Sunday Liquor On-Sale, 3.2 Malt Liquor With and Without Wine On-Sale, 3.2 Malt Liquor/Off-Sale, Coin Operated Machines, Dance/Music, Fireworks, Solid Waste and Recycling.
D. Approve lease agreement with Delano School District for use of City motor vehicle.
Motion Number (M-09-168) Motion by Larry Bartels, seconded by Betsy Stolfa to approve the Consent Items A and D as submitted. Motion Carried.
5B. Consider request of Adam Jopp of the Iowa Steak Company for a vendor’s license to sell door to door USDA approved steak, chicken, pork and seafood products.
Motion Number (M-09-169) Motion by Betsy Stolfa, seconded by Larry Bartles to approve the request of Adam Jopp of the Iowa Steak Company for a vendor’s license to sell door to door USDA approved steak, chicken, pork and seafood products. Motion Carried.
5C. Approve licenses for Club, Liquor On-Sale, Sunday Liquor On-Sale, 3.2 Malt Liquor With and Without Wine On-Sale, 3.2 Malt Liquor/Off-Sale, Coin Operated Machines, Dance/Music, Fireworks, Solid Waste and Recycling.
Motion Number (M-09-170) Motion by Larry Bartels, seconded by Betsy Stolfa to approve licenses for Club, Liquor On-Sale, Sunday Liquor On-Sale, 3.2 Malt Liquor With and Without Wine On-Sale, 3.2 Malt Liquor/Off-Sale, Coin Operated Machines, Dance/Music, Fireworks, Solid Waste and Recycling subject to receipt of proof of insurance and payment of fees. Motion carried by Roll Call Vote 3-0.
Motion Number (M-09-171) Motion by Larry Bartels, seconded by Betsy Stolfa to approve the request from Juke Box and Doc Holidays to make monthly payments for their related licenses, subject to receipt of proof of insurance. Motion carried.
6. CITY STRATEGY No. 1: Provide high quality infrastructure and services in a planned fiscally responsible manner.
A. Update on Highway 12 / Railroad Bridge Project.
7. CITY STRATEGY No. 2: Ensure the City’s financial stability.
A. Approve RESOLUTION to decrease the Fire Relief pension benefit from the current $2,575 per year of active service to $2,400 per year of active service per Member effective August 1, 2009 through December 31, 2009, with the pension benefit to return to $2,575 per year of active service effective January 1, 2010.
Motion Number (M-09-172) Motion by Betsy Stolfa, seconded by Larry Bartels to approve the RESOLUTION (R-09-016) to decrease the Fire Relief pension benefit from the current $2,575 per year of active service to $2,400 per year of active service per Member effective August 1, 2009 through December 31, 2009, with the pension benefit to return to $2,575 per year of active service effective January 1, 2010. Motion carried by Roll Call Vote 3-0.
12. CITY STRATEGY No. 7: Encourage communication and ideas with residents and business owners.
A. Minutes of the Historical Preservation Advisory Committee from Monday, April 6, 2009.
B. Minutes of Planning Commission from Monday, May 11, 2009.
C. Minutes of the Historical Preservation Advisory Committee from Monday, June 1, 2009.
14. COMMUNICATIONS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
A. Cancel City Council Meeting for July 7, 2009.
Motion Number (M-09-173) Motion by Betsy Stolfa, seconded by Mayor McDonald to cancel City Council Meeting for July 7, 2009. Motion carried.
15. CLAIMS
A. City Claims.
Motion Number (M-09-174) Motion by Betsy Stolfa, seconded by Larry Bartles to approve the City Claims in the amount of $ 880,059.88. Motion Carried.
16. ADJOURNMENT
Motion Number (M-09-175) Motion by Betsy Stolfa, seconded by Larry Bartels to adjourn the regular meeting of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority of Tuesday, June 16, 2009. Motion Carried.
There being no further business to discuss the regular meeting of the Delano City Council/ Economic Development Authority of Tuesday, June 16, 2009 was adjourned at 8:05 PM.
Joe McDonald, Mayor
Marlene Kittock, City Clerk
ATTEST:
Wendy Biel, Recorder
Published in the Delano Herald Journal July 27, 2009.

SUMMARY
CITY OF DELANO
SPECIAL WORKSHOP
City Council/Economic Development Authority
Friday, June 26, 2009
12:00 PM
1. CALL TO ORDER
Mayor McDonald called the Special Workshop of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority of Friday, June 26, 2009 to order at 12:05 PM.
2. ROLL CALL
Members Present: Joe McDonald, Mayor; Holly Schrupp, Council Member; Brad Hotchkiss, Council Member.
Members Absent: Larry Bartels, Council Member; Betsy Stolfa, Council Member.
Also Present: Brian Bloch, Assistant City Administrator/Finance Director
3. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS
A. Discuss Purchase Agreement for Rivertown Rowhomes
Motion Number (M-09-175A) Motion by Brad Hotchkiss, seconded by Joe McDonald to offer a counter proposal of $179,900. Motion Carried.
4. ADJOURNMENT
There being no further business to discuss the Special Workshop of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority of Friday, June 26, 2009 was adjourned at 12:15 PM.
Joe McDonald, Mayor
Marlene Kittock, City Clerk
ATTEST:
Brian Bloch, Recorder
Published in the Delano Herald Journal July 27, 2009.

SUMMARY MINUTES
CITY OF DELANO
SPECIAL WORKSHOP
City Council/Economic Development Authority
Tuesday, June 30, 2009
6:00 PM
1. CALL TO ORDER
Mayor Joe McDonald, called the Special Workshop of the Delano City Council/ Economic Development Authority of Tuesday, June 30, 2009 to order at 6:05 PM
2. ROLL CALL
Members Present: Joe McDonald, Mayor; Holly Schrupp, Council Member/Mayor Pro-tem; Brad Hotchkiss, Council Member; Larry Bartels, Council Member; Betsy Stolfa, Council Member.
Also Present: Phil Kern, City Administrator; Brian Bloch, Finance Director; Vince Vander Top, City Engineer; Luke Fischer, Assistant to City Administrator; Ernie Eden, Public Works Director; Wendy Biel, Recorder.
3. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS
A. Discuss City-owned properties along Highway 12 corridor.
Phil Kern informed Council of prospective buyers interest in purchasing City-owned properties west on Highway 12. Council encouraged those interested to submit site plans and specs of their future expansion.
B. Discuss Wright Hennepin Franchise Agreement.
The City of Delano is requesting that Wright Hennepin Cooperative enter a franchise agreement with Delano conferring on Wright Hennepin Cooperative the right to operate electric power facilities within Delano, on certain terms and conditions.
C. Discuss Rivertown Project.
Motion Number (M-09-176) Motion by Larry Bartels, seconded by Betsy Stolfa to enter into closed session for the purpose of discussing Rivertown Rowhome purchase.
Motion Number (M-09-177) Motion by Brad Hotchkiss, seconded by Holly Schrupp to exit out of closed session.
Motion Number (M-09-178) Motion by Larry Bartels, seconded by Brad Hotchkiss to enter into closed session for the purpose of discussing Rivertown Project.
Motion Number (M-09-179) Motion by Larry Bartels, seconded by Betsy Stolfa to exit out of closed session.
D. Discuss Pavement Management Plan.
Staff recommends Council call a public hearing to consider a proposed Street Reconstruction Plan as an addendum to the City’s Pavement Management Plan. The addendum would involve grouping the individual street reconstruction project outlined in the PMP into groups based on rankings and geography.
E. Discuss Highway 12 Construction.
Motion Number (M-09-180) Motion by Holly Schrupp, seconded by Brad Hotchkiss to adopt Resolution R-09-17 establishing procedures relating to compliance with reimbursement bond regulations under the Internal Revenue Code. Motion Carried 5-0 by Roll Call Vote.
F. Discuss Leland & Sons purchase agreement.
Motion Number (M-09-181) Motion by Larry Bartels, seconded by Brad Hotchkiss to enter into closed session for the purpose of Leland & Sons purchase agreement.
Motion Number (M-09-182) Motion by Larry Bartels, seconded by Holly Schrupp to exit out of closed session.
G. Discuss Delano Library.
Phil Kern introduced Carol Plocher, branch manager of the Delano Public Library, who reviewed a letter she received from the Great River Regional Library (GRRL), which governs over Delano Public Library. The GRRL is proposing organizational changes relative to the branch manager position.
Staff is requesting to discuss with GRRL their proposal insuring Plocher’s ongoing process of maintaining the excellence at the Delano Public Library. Plocher also encouraged residents and Council to attend the next GRRL Board Meeting on July 14, 2009.
H. Consider Pay Request No. 2 from Eagle Construction (East Side Stormwater Lift Station).
Motion Number (M-09-183) Motion by Holly Schrupp, seconded by Larry Bartels to authorize Pay Request No. 2 to Eagle Construction for $161,514.82. Motion Carried.
I. Discuss Independence Comprehensive Plan Review.
Kern reviewed a letter submitted by Staff objecting to the Independence Comprehensive Plan Review; the City of Independence had also submitted a rebuttal. On recommendation by Mark Johnson, City Attorney, and Alan Brixius, City Planner, Staff has agreed to wait for recommendations from Met Council.
4. ADJOURNMENT
Motion Number (M-09-184) Motion by Betsy Stolfa, seconded by Brad Hotchkiss to adjourn the special workshop of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority of Tuesday, June 30, 2009. Motion Carried.
There being no further business to discuss the special workshop of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority of Tuesday, June 30, 2009 was adjourned at 9:12 PM.
Joe McDonald, Mayor
Marlene Kittock, City Clerk
ATTEST:
Wendy Biel, Recorder
Published in the Delano Herald Journal July 27, 2009.

CITY OF LORETTOHENNEPIN COUNTY, MINNESOTANOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that on Tuesday, August 11, 2009 at 7:00 P.M. (or as soon thereafter as time permits), at Loretto City Hall, 259 Medina St., Loretto, Minnesota, the City Council of Loretto will hold a public hearing to consider amending the 2030 Comprehensive Plan’s Proposed Land Use Map of the City of Loretto, Hennepin County, Minnesota for the properties listed below:
MFR, Multi Family Residential to I, Industrial: PID: 0611823310033 and 0611823310009
Persons wishing to comment should appear at the hearing or submit their written comments to the City of Loretto. If you would like further information regarding the above described project, please call the City Planner Ann Rexine at 763-231-2555 in advance of the meeting.
Cindy Patnode, City Clerk
Published in the Delano Herald Journal July 27, 2009.

CITY OF LORETTOHENNEPIN COUNTY, MINNESOTANOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that on Tuesday, August 11, 2009 at 7:00 P.M. (or as soon thereafter as time permits), at Loretto City Hall, 259 Medina St., Loretto, Minnesota, the City Council of Loretto will hold a public hearing to consider amending the Official Zoning Map of the City of Loretto, Hennepin County, Minnesota for the properties listed below:
A, Agriculture to R2, Multiple Family: PID: 0611823420082, A, Agriculture to R1, Residential: PID: 0611823420081, R1, Multiple Family Residential to R1, Residential: PID: 0611823420009, 0611823420030, 0611823420036, 0611823420035, 0611823420026, TC, Traditional Commercial to GC, General Commercial: PID: 0611823310011, 0611823310013, 0611823310014, 0611823340031, 0611823340032, 0611823340008, 0611823310009, TC, Traditional Commercial to R2, Multiple Family: PID: 0611823310023, 0611823310016, R1, Residential to Traditional Commercial: PID: 0611823430060, 0611823430063, 0611823430064, 0611823430062.
Persons wishing to comment should appear at the hearing or submit their written comments to the City of Loretto. If you would like further information regarding the above described project, please call the City Planner Ann Rexine at 763-231-2555 in advance of the meeting.
Cindy Patnode, City Clerk
Published in the Delano Herald Journal July 27, 2009.

MONTROSE CITY COUNCIL PUBLIC NOTICE HIGHWAY 12 REDEVELOPMENT PLAN AND DOWNTOWN AND HIGHWAY COMMERCIAL DESIGN STANDARDS
LEGAL NOTICE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on Monday, August 10, 2009, the Economic Development Authority will host an open house at 6:30 p.m. and at 7 p.m. or shortly thereafter, the Montrose City Council will conduct a public hearing on a proposed Highway 12 Redevelopment Plan and Design Standards Manual for proposed Highway Commercial and Downtown Commercial Overlay Districts.
The Highway 12 Redevelopment Plan is a long range plan for the (re) development of properties on and adjacent to US TH 12 from Garfield Avenue to Zephyr Avenue, and along Center Street and Buffalo Avenue from US TH 12 to 2nd Street South. It recommends a zoning overlay district with specific site and building standards for new construction and remodeling projects within the districts, specifies proposed infrastructure improvements such as sidewalks, boulevards, ornamental lighting, specialized seating areas and landscape improvements along the corridors. The Plan includes cost estimates and proposed sources of funding for short and long term improvements.
All persons interested are invited to attend said hearing and be heard on this matter.
Barbara Swanson,
City Administrator
Published in the Delano Herald Journal July 27, 2009.

ORDINANCE NO. 2009-01 CITY OF MONTROSEWRIGHT COUNTY, MINNESOTA
AN ORDINANCE AMENDMENT ESTABLISHING DAYCARE CENTERS AS PERMITTED CONDITIONAL USES IN THE INS, INSTITUTIONAL ZONING DISTRICT THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MONTROSE DOES HEREBY ORDAIN AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. Section 1082-4 of the Montrose Zoning Ordinance (INS District Conditional Uses) is hereby amended to add the following:
K. Commercial daycare facilities provided that:
1. All requirements of the Minnesota Department of Health and Human Services, as may be amended, are satisfactorily met and the structure and operation is licensed accordingly.
2. Screening is provided along all shared property lines. Such required fencing and screening shall be in compliance with the applicable provisions of Section 1020-5 of this Ordinance.
3. Adequate off-street parking is provided in a location separated from any outdoor play area(s).
4. Adequate off-street loading spaces in compliance with Chapter 1019 of this Ordinance.
Section 2. This ordinance shall take effect and be in full force after its passage and publication.
ADOPTED this 13th day of July, 2009 by the City Council of the City of Montrose.
CITY OF MONTROSE
By: Andrew Kaufman, Mayor
ATTEST:
By: Barbara Swanson, City Clerk
AYES:
NAYS:
Published in the Delano Herald Journal July 27, 2009.