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UNOFFICIAL SCHOOL BOARD MINUTES
I.S.D. #466, BOARD OF EDUCATION
7:00 PM REGULAR BOARD MEETING, MARCH 31, 2009 DASSEL-COKATO BOARD ROOM
In partnership with our communities, Dassel-Cokato Public Schools will provide all learners opportunities designed to maximize their potential and promote lifelong learning.
Pursuant to due call and notice thereof, a regular meeting of the Board of Education of Independent School District No. 466 (Dassel-Cokato, Minnesota) was duly held in the Dassel-Cokato Board Room, Cokato, Minnesota, on Tuesday, March 31, 2009.
Board Chairman Kevin Dahlman called the meeting to order at 7:00 PM.
The following members were present: Dahlman, Linder, Tormanen, Bender and Bjork. The following were absent: McConkey. Members of the administration and public were also present.
The meeting began with the pledge of allegiance.
Motion by Tormanen, seconded by Bjork, accepting the agenda as written. Motion carried unanimously.
Cassidy McDonough, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Kevin McDonough of Cokato, was presented with the Russell A. Johnson Courtesy & Respect Award for February.
Makenzie Anderson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Anderson of Cokato, was presented with the Russell A. Johnson Courtesy & Respect Award for January.
Motion by Bjork, seconded by Linder approving payment of bills as presented including payroll, hand payables and contingency totaling $1,410,508.74. Motion carried unanimously. (A complete list of bills is available from the District Office for review.)
Communications/Open Forum: None
Curriculum Advisory Committee (CAC) Report: Board Member Linder reported on the 3-19-09 CAC meeting during which the Social Studies materials were presented.
Technology Report: None
MAWSECO Report: Board Chair Dahlman reported on the 3-24-0-9 MAWSECO which included: federal stimulus funding, hiring a new coordinator, RTI, and tuition billing.
Community Education Report: None
Business Manager’s Report: Superintendent Powers reported expenditures are in line with budget through the end of the ninth month of the fiscal year. He also explained that the board would see an updated budget forecast for the 09-10 school year as part of the April regular board meeting.
Superintendent’s Report: Superintendent Powers reported on: Probationary teachers and the non-renewal process, upgrading of swimming pool drains to comply with new law, and Principal Nudell shared an award that Dassel Elementary had received from MAASFEP.
Student Representative’s Report: Sara Radzwill reported on spring sports, high school advisory activities, arena scheduling, a recent drivers education meeting, ACT testing, a music booster meeting, and upcoming spring conferences.
Other Reports: Board Chair Dahlman reported on the regional SEE meeting that he attended along with Board Members Bender, Tormanen and Superintendent Powers.
Motion by Linder, seconded by Bender approving all consent items, which included approval of the minutes from the February 26, 2009 Regular Board Meeting and the March 9, 2009 Special Board Meeting. Wire transfers made on February 27th for $713,000, March 10th for $100,000, March 13th for $733,000 and March 30th for $103,000. Personnel Items: Request approval of the Resignation of Julie Ellis as Girls’ Head Track and Field Coach effective 2/25/2009, Employment of Drew Gilmore as the Boys’ and Girls’ Head Track and Field Coach effective 3/3/2009, Resignation of Nichol Roskamp as HS EBD/FOCUS Teacher effective 6/30/2009, Resignation of Gladys L. Hanson as Dassel Elementary Kitchen Assistant effective 3/3/2009, Resignation of Marlys Olson as Cokato Elementary Kitchen Assistant effective March 31, 2009, Request for a 2nd year Extension of an unpaid leave of absence for Amanda Krings as a .5 FTE Kindergarten teacher at Cokato Elementary for the 2009-2010 school year for parental reasons, Request for a 2nd year Extension of an unpaid leave of absence for Allison Lundeen as a Cokato Elementary teacher for the 2009-2010 school year for parental reasons, Reassignment of Carol Davis from a Middle School Special Needs Paraeducator to a Cokato Elementary and ECSE Special Needs Paraeducator effective 2/27/2009, Employment of Tracy Clark as a Middle School Special Needs Paraeducator effective 2/27/2009, Approval of a lane change for Carissa Chap from BA+15 to BA+30, Retirement of Mike Lhotka as HS Science Teacher effective June 4, 2009, Retirement of Paulette Carlson as MS Social Studies Teacher effective June 4, 2009, Resignation of Kathleen Eggert as HS Full Time Media Center Paraeducator effective 6/3/2009, Request for Unpaid Medical Leave of Absence for Nancy Elmquist as a MS Title I Paraeducator effective 3/11/2009 through June 4, 2009, Request approval of the following coaching assignments: Strength and Conditioning – Spring Sam Weber and Nathan Youngs, Assistant Varsity Track Coach – Joe Brennan. Acceptance of donations: Dassel Cokato PTA donated $500 for books for screening and ECFE. TARGET Take Charge of Education $1,245.93 Donation to High School Student Support Fund. TARGET Take Charge of Education $632.59 Donation to Middle School Media Center. TARGET Take Charge of Education $42.43 Donation to ALC. . Motion carried unanimously.
Superintendent Powers updated the board on federal stimulus funding and the state legislature proposals for education funding. He included details on federal special education funding and Title I funding that will probably benefit the district’s general fund over the next 2-3 fiscal years.
Motion by Tormanen, seconded by Bjork approving spending up to 75% of the 2009-2010 budget in 2008-09. Motion carried unanimously.
Principals Nudell, Force, Johnson, and Force reported on the 2nd Trimester attendance issues in their buildings.
Motion by Bender, seconded by Linder denying the level III grievance brought to the board by Local 284 member Steve Dalen. Board Clerk Bjork explained that Ed Otto represented the board in hearing the grievance and, in concurrence with Mr. Otto’s recommendation, the non-certified personnel committee was recommending that the grievance be denied. Motion carried unanimously.
Board Chairman Dahlman reminded the board that nominations for the Edward H. Otto Partner in Public Education award are due by April 15th and Superintendent Powers provided applications for anyone interested.
The board discussed the April 13th Special Board meeting which will tentatively include: recognition of athletic competitors who reached the state level, student reports, and district goals for 09-10.
Upcoming Meetings/Events: April 13, 2009 - 7:00 PM Special Board Meeting
April 21, 2009 – 5:00 PM Facilities Committee Meeting April 23, 2009 - 7:00 PM Regular Board Meeting May 11, 2009 - 7:00 PM Special Board Meeting May 28, 2009 - 7:00 PM Regular Board Meeting
June 7, 2009 – 2:00 PM Graduation June 8, 2009 - 7:00 PM Special Board Meeting June 25, 2009 - 7:00 PM Regular Board Meeting
Being no further business, the meeting adjourned at 8:14 PM.
Kevin Bjork, Clerk
This document is available in the following formats upon request: Braille, Large Print, Audio Cassette Tape, and Computer Disk. Please call (320-286-4100) for more information or to request a copy.
Published in the Enterprise Dispatch April 13, 2009.

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City of Dassel, MN
Dassel Fire Department
Triple Combination Pumper Truck
And Loose Equipment
The City of Dassel Fire Department hereby gives notice that sealed bids will be received for a new model Triple Combination Pumper Truck and loose equipment. Sealed bids will be received until 11:00am on June 22nd, 2009, in the office of the Dassel City Clerk, City Hall, 460 3rd Street, Dassel, MN at which time they will be publicly opened. Bids are requested on a new model triple combination pumper truck, built to the Fire Departments specifications.
Bidding documents and specifications are available at the office of: Dassel City Clerk, 460 3rd Street, P.O. Box 391, Dassel, MN 55325. They are also available via email at: dassel@dassel.com.
Electronic Copies will be sent at no cost to interested bidders. Hard copies will be charged $15.00 for postage and processing.
The City of Dassel reserves the right to reject any or all bids, or to accept any bid and to waive all irregularities to the strict application of the specifications if deemed in the best interest of the City of Dassel.
Questions and Comments may be directed to Fire Chief, Dale Grochow, at: (612) 419-0192, or Truck Committee Chair, Kurt Mortenson, at: (320) 221-0908. Questions regarding the bidding process should be directed to City Clerk, Myles Mc Grath at: (320) 275-2454.
Published in the Enterprise Dispatch April 20 and 27, 2009.

RESOLUTION ______
Amendment to Water and Sewer Utility Rate Ordinance
Be It Resolved by the City Council that the Utility Rates shall be amended and effective June 1, 2009 as follows:
Water
Base Rate $29.00 per month, $348.00 pr year
Water No Meter: $37.82 per month
Meter Use Rate:
1-3000 gallons $2.94
3,001 – 10,000 gallons $3.92
10,001 – 50,000 gallons $4.90
50,001 – Total Used gallons $7.35
High Volume User Rate: 10 times the Base Rate plus the Meter Use Rate for the first 500,000 gallons usage and 25% or the Meter Use Rate for usage over 500,000 gallons per month.
Sewer
Base Rate $20.16 per month, $241.92 per year
Sewer No Meter: $28.67
Meter Use Rate:
1 – 3000 gallons $3.17
3001 – 10,000 gallons $4.23
10,001 – 50,000 gallons $5.28
50,001 – Total used gallons $7.92
Base Rates shall apply to each individual residential unit including rentals, commercial, public, and industrial accounts as well as any other types of accounts as deemed necessary.
This Ordinance shall be come effective upon adoption and publication.
Adopted by the City Council of the City of Cokato, Wright County, Minnesota this 13th day of April 2009.
Attest:
Peggy L. Carlson, City Clerk
Bruce S. Johnson, Mayor
Published in the Enterprise Dispatch April 20, 2009.

Meeker County Board of Commisioners
The Meeker County Board of Commissioners met in regular session on March 3, 2009, at the Meeker County Courthouse, in the City of Litchfield, Minnesota. Call to order was at 8:35 a.m. by Chair Amy Wilde.
Present: Commissioners - Wally Strand, Jim Swenson, Amy Wilde, Dave Gabrielson, and Roney Kutzke, County Attorney Stephanie Beckman, Deputy County Auditor Jean Belinsky, and County Administrator Paul Virnig.
Meeting opened with Pledge of Allegiance.
Motion by Swenson, seconded by Gabrielson to approve the minutes for
February 3, 10 and 17, 2009, as printed.Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Swenson, seconded by Gabrielson to approve agenda with additional out-of-state travel request. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Strand, seconded by Kutzke to approve out-of-state travel for Lisa Horn to attend National Tobacco Conference in Phoenix, Arizona, in June and Laura Lindeman to attend Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America in Louisville, Kentucky, in July. Both trips funded by grant dollars. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Gabrielson, seconded by Swenson to accept resignation of Kayla Bowers, effective March 10, 2009, and approved request to advertise full-time position contingent on receiving grant funding. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Gabrielson, seconded by Kutzke to accept resignation of Joe Lenz, Jail Administrator, effective April 1, 2009, and approved request to advertise position. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Gabrielson, seconded by Strand to approve Amendment #2 for License Agreement Number 289 between Computer Information Systems, Inc., and Meeker County, Minnesota. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Swenson, seconded by Kutzke to approve request to advertise for part-time jailers. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Swenson, seconded by Strand to approve request to purchase 2008 Dodge Squad Car from the City of Watkins for $22,150 plus sales tax. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Strand, seconded by Kutzke to purchase a 2009 Chevrolet Tahoe from Denny Heckers Auto Mall, Pine City, for $26,895.92 plus sales tax. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Strand, seconded by Swenson to approve a thirteen month Law Enforcement Contract between City of Watkins and Meeker County Sheriff’s Department, effective March 1, 2009 through March 31, 2010. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Swenson, seconded by Gabrielson to advertise for a full-time deputy for the Watkins area. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Swenson, seconded by Gabrielson to re-appoint Karla Hyberger to the Emergency Medical Services Regulatory Board for a three-year term, said term to expire March 14, 2012. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Gabrielson, seconded by Swenson to approve request to re-establish Deputy Assessor position and salary level. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Swenson, seconded by Gabrielson to promote Amy Rausch to Deputy Assessor, effective April 1, 2009, no change in anniversary date.Motion carried unanimously.
It being 9:00 a.m. the board conducted a public hearing regarding the Koronis Regional Park Improvements Grant. Item presented during the hearing included:
-Project scope: To enhance the Regional Park with the construction of three cabins for rent within the campground, construction of a storm shelter, adding storm warning system and adding new playground structure in the beach/main shelter area.
-Activities: The addition of cabins at the park would enable people without campers or tents to enjoy the outdoors and new playground equipment would provide additional enjoyment for the children using the park. The addition of the storm shelter and storm warning siren are necessary to provide for safety.
-Construction of cabins, storm shelter, storm warning siren and playground equipment would be completed by 2011.
-Overall cost is estimated at $185,721. Grant funds would cover 60% of the project. The remaining 40% would be shared between Stearns and Meeker County through Joint Powers Agreement.
-Maintenance expenses were discussed and will be budgeted.
After review of the project, the hearing was closed at 9:15 a.m.
Motion by Gabrielson, seconded by Strand to approve “On Sale” and “Sunday” intoxicating liquor license, and license to sell tobacco products, for applicant Patrick Waste, Kicker’s Bar & Grill, Litchfield. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Swenson, seconded by Gabrielson to approve accounts payable as follows:
General Revenue Fund$55,047.71
Road & Bridge Fund11,481.79
County Parks Fund491.61
Solid Waste-Transfer Station 1,656.34
County Nurse Fund1,135.02
Family Services Bldg Fund7,697.46
Ditch Fund93.50
Hospital Fund159,682.81
Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Swenson, seconded by Gabrielson to approve request to obtain bids for CSAH 15 pavement project. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Kutzke, seconded by Swenson to postpone for later consideration a request to purchase a new road grader for the Highway Department.
Commissioners Wilde, Swenson and Kutzke voted “Yes”; Commissioners Gabrielson and Strand voted “No”. Motion carried.
Motion by Swenson, seconded by Kutzke to approve request to have Highway Department Personnel complete small repair work on County and Judicial Ditch Systems and bill related costs to the individual ditch systems. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Swenson, seconded by Gabrielson to formally adopt the Meeker County Budget Policy as outlined. Motion carried unanimously.
With no further business the board adjourned at 10:21 a.m. The next meeting of the County Board will be on March 10, 2009, at 8:30 a.m. in the County Board Meeting Room, Meeker County Courthouse.
The above minutes are subject to revision or change. The Official minutes of the Commissioner’s Proceedings are on file in the County Auditor’s Office and may be reviewed during normal business hours, M-F, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
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The Meeker County Board of Commissioners met in regular session on March 10, 2009, at the Meeker County Courthouse, in the City of Litchfield, Minnesota. Call to order was at 8:30 a.m. by Vice-Chair Wally Strand.
Present: Commissioners - Wally Strand, Jim Swenson, Dave Gabrielson, and Roney Kutzke, Assistant County Attorney Beth Cummins, County Auditor Barbara Loch, and County Administrator Paul Virnig. Absent - Commissioner Amy Wilde
Meeting opened with Pledge of Allegiance.
Motion by Swenson, seconded by Gabrielson to approve the agenda as printed.
Commissioners Swenson, Kutzke, Strand and Gabrielson voted “yes”. Motion carried.
Motion by Gabrielson, seconded by Swenson to approve employment agreement with Campground Managers, Marty and Ann Bush, effective April 1, 2009, monthly salary at $2,389.25 plus $400 monthly allowance for maintenance duties.
Commissioners Swenson, Kutzke, Strand and Gabrielson voted “yes”. Motion carried.
Motion by Swenson, seconded by Kutzke, after due consideration approved amendments to the Meeker County Zoning Ordinance and Meeker County Zoning Maps. Amendments shall become effective immediately after publication.
Commissioners Swenson, Kutzke, Strand and Gabrielson voted “yes”. Motion carried.
Motion by Gabrielson, seconded by Swenson to approve interim use permit for applicant Duininck Brothers Inc., property owner Monica Hanson to mine and process aggregate material in an A-1 Agricultural Preservation District with conditions as outlined and to operate a hot mix asphalt plant with the related bituminous recycling with conditions as outlined.
Commissioners Swenson, Kutzke, Strand and Gabrielson voted “yes”. Motion carried.
Motion by Strand, seconded by Swenson to approve conditional use permit for Steven Lindberg, to operate a small engine repair business limited to structures not exceeding 3,000 square feet in total area in a A-1 Agricultural Preservation District with conditions as outlined.
Commissioners Swenson, Kutzke, Strand and Gabrielson voted “yes”. Motion carried.
Motion by Swenson, seconded by Gabrielson to approve conditional use permit for Michael & Dayna Schreifels to move in a used stick built dwelling that was constructed more than five years ago in an A-1 Agricultural Preservation District with conditions.
Commissioners Swenson, Kutzke, Strand and Gabrielson voted “yes”. Motion carried.
Motion by Swenson, seconded by Gabrielson to acknowledge minutes from the March Hospital Board meeting.
Commissioners Swenson, Kutzke, Strand and Gabrielson voted “yes”. Motion carried.
Motion by Swenson, seconded by Kutzke to approve annual renewal of set-up permit for Manannah Hilltop Tavern and Riverside Store & Tavern, effective April 1, 2009.
Commissioners Swenson, Kutzke, Strand and Gabrielson voted “yes”. Motion carried.
Motion by Swenson, seconded by Kutzke to adopt a resolution that the Meeker County Board of Commissioners agrees to support Heartland Community Action Agency in its application and implementation of the proposed Family Homeless Prevention and Assistance Program.
Commissioners Swenson, Kutzke, Strand and Gabrielson voted “yes”. Resolution declared adopted.
Motion by Swenson, seconded by Kutzke to adopt a resolution that the Meeker County Board of Commissioners strongly support inclusion of federal funding in next reauthorization bill for safety and capacity improvements along Trunk Highway 15 regional corridor.
Commissioners Swenson, Kutzke, Strand and Gabrielson voted “yes”. Resolution declared adopted.
With no further business, motion by Swenson, seconded by Gabrielson, the board adjourned at 9:20 a.m. The next meeting of the County Board will be on March 17, 2009, at 10:00 a.m. in the County Board Meeting Room, Meeker County Courthouse.
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The Meeker County Board of Commissioners met at the ditch authority on March 10, 2009, at the Meeker County Courthouse, in the City of Litchfield, Minnesota.
Present: Commissioners - Wally Strand, Jim Swenson, Dave Gabrielson, Roney Kutzke, and County Auditor Barbara Loch. Absent - Commissioner Amy Wilde
Bids were presented for project to be done on County Ditch #47, clearing and grubbing trees and providing riprap bank stabilization.
Geislinger and Sons$14,250.00
Landwehr15,282.24
Gerald Whitcomb15,750.00
Gabrielson Excavating19,175.00
Motion by Gabrielson, seconded by Kutzke to award bid to Geislinger and Sons for a sum of $14,250.00.
Commissioners Swenson, Kutzke, Strand and Gabrielson voted “yes”. Motion carried.
With no further business, the ditch authority board adjourned.
The above minutes are subject to revision or change. The Official minutes of the Commissioner’s Proceedings are on file in the County Auditor’s Office and may be reviewed during normal business hours, M-F, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
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The Meeker County Board of Commissioners met in regular session on March 17, 2009, at the Meeker County Courthouse, in the City of Litchfield, Minnesota. Call to order was at 10:00 a.m. by Chair Amy Wilde.
Present: Commissioners - Wally Strand, Amy Wilde, Dave Gabrielson, and Roney Kutzke, County Attorney Stephanie Beckman, County Auditor Barbara Loch, and County Administrator Paul Virnig. Absent - Commissioner Jim Swenson.
Meeting opened with Pledge of Allegiance.
Motion by Gabrielson, seconded by Strand to approve agenda adding Zoning Fee Public Hearing scheduled for 10:30.
Commissioners Gabrielson, Strand, Kutzke and Wilde voted “Yes”. Motion carried.
The following employees were recongnized for years of service:
Sharon Gorham - Social Service Account Tech - 5 years
Kevin Angier - Corrections Officer - 10 years
Neil Buboltz - Correctional Officer - 10 years
Motion by Gabrielson, seconded by Kutzke to approve recommendation of the Pay Equity Committee, for salary level on new positions of Corrections Corporal and Communications Specialist.
Commissioners Gabrielson, Strand, Kutzke and Wilde voted “Yes”. Motion carried.
The board viewed a presentation from Lake Country Wind Energy.
Motion by Gabrielson, seconded by Kuzke to adopt a resolution that the Meeker County Board of Commissioners hereby indicates its support for the development of the Lake Country Wind Energy Project as a C-BED project, subject to the authority of the Meeker County Board of Commissioners to grant or deny any applications for permits or licenses for said project as may be provided by MN State Statute or local ordinances, rules or regulations.
Commissioners Gabrielson, Strand, Kutzke and Wilde voted “Yes”. Resolution declared adopted.
It being 10:30 a.m. the board conducted a Public Hearing to set Zoning Fees. After hearing all comments, the Public Hearing was closed.
Motion by Gabrielson, seconded by Kutzke to approve the permit fee schedule for the operating permit that is required per standards set forth by the MPCA for Type III, IV and V systems and holding tanks as follows:
-Type III, IV, V Systems Operating Permit and renewal fee to be completed every three years - $150.00
-Holding Tank Operating Permit - $150.00
-Holding Tank renewal fee to be completed every three years- $75.00
Commissioners Gabrielson, Strand, Kutzke and Wilde voted “Yes”. Motion carried.
Motion by Wilde, seconded by Strand to approve full-time employment as a Deputy Sheriff for Sara Miller, effective March 29, 2009.
Commissioners Gabrielson, Strand, Kutzke and Wilde voted “Yes”. Motion carried.
Motion by Gabrielson, seconded by Strand to approve the purchase of 23 dash mount mobile radio units, 6 portable radio units and site equipment from Motorola at a cost of $50,061.96, sales tax not included.
Commissioners Gabrielson, Strand, Kutzke and Wilde voted “Yes”. Motion carried.
Motion by Gabrielson, seconded by Strand to approve request to advertise for Communication Specialist position.
Commissioners Gabrielson, Strand, Kutzke and Wilde voted “Yes”. Motion carried
Motion by Gabrielson, seconded by Wilde to approve request to post internally Corrections Corporal position.
Commissioners Gabrielson, Strand, Kutzke and Wilde voted “Yes”. Motion carried.
Motion by Strand, seconded by Kutzke to approve request to advertise for part-time deputies.
Commissioners Gabrielson, Strand, Kutzke and Wilde voted “Yes”. Motion carried.
Motion by Gabrielson, seconded by Kutzke to approve request to obtain bids for fuel, weed spray and striping seasonal contracts.
Commissioners Gabrielson, Strand, Kutzke and Wilde voted “Yes”. Motion carried.
Motion by Strand, seconded by Kutzke to approve request to advertise for seasonal engineering aids.
Commissioners Gabrielson, Strand, Kutzke and Wilde voted “Yes”. Motion carried.
Motion by Gabrielson, seconded by Strand to grant permission to give a Highway Easement for CSAH 27 project on County owned property in Section 21 of Kingston Township.
Commissioners Gabrielson, Strand, Kutzke and Wilde voted “Yes”. Motion carried.
Motion by Kutzke, seconded by Strand to re-appoint Joe Flanders to the Middle Fork Watershed Board for a three-year term, said term to expire April 27, 2012.
Commissioners Gabrielson, Strand, Kutzke and Wilde voted “Yes”. Motion carried.
Motion by Gabrielson, seconded by Wilde to approve accounts payable as follows:
General Revenue Fund$100,689.38
Road & Bridge Fund124,901.69
County Parks Fund1,186.17
Solid Waste - Transfer Fund6,557.73
County Nurse Fund6,792.37
Family Service Bldg Fund6,805.62
Capital Projects Fund159.00
Debt Service Fund431.25
Ditch Fund46,911.27
County Hospital1,510,703.10
Elan Credit Card:
General Revenue Fund$3,330.63
Road & Bridge Fund308.00
County Nurse Fund1,789.83
Commissioners Gabrielson, Strand, Kutzke and Wilde voted “Yes”. Motion carried
Motion by Strand, seconded by Kutzke to accept the resignation of Ron Johnson, HRA Board Member, effective March 24, 2009.
Commissioners Gabrielson, Strand, Kutzke and Wilde voted “Yes”. Motion carried
With no further business, motion by Strand, seconded by Gabrielson, the board adjourned at 11:30 a.m. The next meeting of the County Board will be on April 7, 2009, at 8:30 a.m. in the County Board Meeting Room, Meeker County Courthouse.
The above minutes are subject to revision or change. The Official minutes of the Commissioner’s Proceedings are on file in the County Auditor’s Office and may be reviewed during normal business hours, M-F, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Published in the Enterprise Dispatch April 20, 2009.

Court file No. 47-PR-09-416STATE OF MINNESOTA
COUNTY OF WRIGHT
DISTRICT COURT
FIRST JUDICIAL DISTRICT
NOTICE OF INFORMAL APPOINTMENT OF PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE, AND NOTICE TO CREDITORS
Estate of Brian John Russ, aka Brian J Russ DECEDENT
Notice is given that an application for informal appointment of personal representative has been filed with the Registrar. No will has been presented for probate. The application has been granted.
Notice is also given that the Registrar has informally appointed Lorie Axelson whose address is: P.O. Box 297, Cokato, MN 55321 as personal representative of the Estate of the Decedent. Any heir, devisee or other interested person may be entitled to appointment as personal representative or may object to the appointment of the personal representative. Unless objections are filed with the Court (pursuant to Minn. Stat. 524.3-607) and the Court otherwise orders, the personal representative has full power to administer the Estate including, after 30 days from the date of issuance of letters, the power to sell, encumber, lease or distribute real estate.
Any objections to the probate of the will or appointment of the Personal Representative must be filed with this Court and will be heard by the Court after the filing of an appropriate petition and proper notice of hearing.
Notice is also given that (subject to Minn. 524.3-801) all creditors having claims against the Estate are required to present the claims to the personal representative or to the Court Administrator within four months after the date of this Notice or the claims will be barred.
Filed: April 13, 2009
MEEKER COUNTY COURTS
LITCHFIELD, MN 55355
Teresa Fredrickson
Court Registrar
Attorney for Estate
Lenore L. Flinn, Esq.
The Law Offices of Lenore L. Flinn
16 Washington Ave. W. Suite 100
Hutchinson, MN 55350
Atty. ID 0189625
Published in the Enterprise Dispatch April 20 and 27, 2009.

NOTICE OF A SPECIAL MEETINGStockholm Township
The Stockholm Township Board will hold a special meeting on Monday, April 23rd, 2009 at 4:30 p.m. The purpose of the meeting is to evaluate the township roads, discuss gravel quotes and dust coating. There shall be no other business conducted and the meeting will adjourn after the above items are discussed.
Diane Johnson
Stockholm Township Clerk
Published in the Enterprise Dispatch April 20, 2009.

ASSESSMENT NOTICEStockholm Township
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, That the Local Board of Appeal & Equalization of the Township of Stockholm of Wright County, Minnesota, will meet at the Office of the Clerk in said Township, at 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, the 23rd day of April, 2009 for the purpose of reviewing and correcting the assessment of said Township for the year, 2009. All persons considering themselves aggrieved by said assessment, or who wish to complain that the property of another is assessed too low, are hereby notified to appear at said meeting, and show cause of having such assessment corrected.
No complaint that another person is assessed too low will be acted upon until the person so assessed, or his agent, shall have been notified of such complaint.
Diane Johnson
Stockholm Township Clerk
Published in the Enterprise Dispatch April 20, 2009.

STOCKHOLM TOWNSHIP RESIDENTSDUST CONTROL NOTICE
Notice is hereby given that Stockholm Township, Cokato, Minnesota, is taking orders for dust control for the 2009 season. The cost is $.55 per foot. All orders must be placed and payment made by Monday, May 11, 2009. (Please note change as dust control application will not be done unless payment has been made.) A Newsletter with information and order forms will be sent to residents. Call the Township Hall at (320) 286-5125 or the clerk at (320) 286-5087 if you have questions/concerns.
Given under my hand this 15th day of April, 2009.
/s/Diane Johnson
Clerk of Stockholm Township
Published in the Enterprise Dispatch April 20 and 27, 2009.

ASSESSMENT NOTICE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, That the Local Board of Appeal and Equalization of the CITY OF COKATO of Wright County, Minnesota, will meet at the Office of the Clerk in said CITY OF COKATO, at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, the 28th day of April, 2009 for the purpose of reviewing and correcting the assessment of said CITY OF COKATO for the year, 2009. All persons considering themselves aggrieved by said assessment, or who wish to complain that the property of another is assessed too low, are hereby notified to appear at said meeting, and show cause of having such assessment corrected.
No complaint that another person is assessed too low will be acted upon until the person so assessed, or his agent, shall have been notified of such complaint.
Given under my hand this 15th day of April, 2009
Peggy L. Carlson
Clerk of the City of Cokato
Published in the Enterprise Dispatch April 20, 2009.