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New public notices published in the issue of May 31, 2010
CITY OF DELANONOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Delano Planning Commission will hold a Public Hearing in the Council Chambers at Delano City Hall, 234 2nd Street North, on Monday, June 14, 2010 at 7:00p.m. or as soon thereafter as the parties may be heard, to consider a request from the Delano Public School Independent School District 879 Conditional Use Permit for Off-Site Parking and for a Variance from the access distance requirement from the main entrance, as regulated by Section 51.03 Subd. E. 11 of the Delano Zoning Code and Site Plan Review as regulated by Section 51.02, Subd. F of the Delano Zoning Code for the property located at 700 Elm Ave E, legally described as followed:
See – Exhibit A
All interested parties or individuals are hereby notified and invited to present their oral or written comments at said Public Hearing.
Marlene E. Kittock, City Clerk
Published in the Delano Herald Journal May 31, 2010.

MINUTES CITY OF DELANOCity Council/Economic Development AuthorityTuesday, April 20, 2010, 7:00 PM
1. CALL TO ORDER
Council Member, Brad Hotchkiss, called the regular meeting of the Delano City Council/ Economic Development Authority of Tuesday, April 20, 2010 to order at 7:10 PM.
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
2. ROLL CALL AND APPROVAL OF AGENDA
Members Present: Holly Schrupp, Council Member (7:40 PM)
Brad Hotchkiss, Council Member
Larry Bartels, Council Member
Betsy Stolfa, Council Member
Members Absent: Joe McDonald, Mayor
Also Present: Phil Kern, City Administrator
Vince Vander Top, City Engineer
Alan Brixius, City Planner
Marlene E. Kittock, City Clerk/AV Technician
Ernie Eden, Public Works Director
Paula Bauman, Recorder
Motion Number (M-10-079) Motion by Betsy Stolfa, seconded by Larry Bartels to approve the Agenda for the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority for Tuesday, April 20, 2010 with the addition of 13A: Discuss purchase agreement for 162 2nd Street North. Motion Carried.
3. MINUTES
4. SPEAKERS, PRESENTATIONS AND AWARDS
5. CONSENT ITEMS
CITY:
A. Motion to approve Resolution R-10-05 amending the Personnel Policy for the City of Delano.
B. Motion to approve a request from St. Peters Catholic Church/School for a street dance on June 5, 2010.
C. Motion to approve a request from Rabbi Moshe Weiss d/b/a Midwest Genesis, LLC for an extension in recording final plat for development to be called Weiss Addition (Formally a portion of Honeytree Addition).
D. Motion to authorize Staff to sell decommissioned street signs.
E. Motion to hire two of the six summer seasonal workers for the City of Delano – Public Works Department.
F. Motion to hire one full-time Public Works employee.
G. Motion to hire Cody Krieg as Fun in the Sun (FITS) Coordinator for the 2010 summer session.
H. Motion to approve the sale of 19998 Ford Champion Van to Delano Public Schools for $2,200.
I. Authorize downtown movie and related street closure for June 4, 2010.
Motion Number (M-10-080) Motion by Larry Bartels, seconded by Betsy Stolfa to approve Consent Items 5A, 5B, 5C, 5D, 5E, 5G, 5H and 5I as submitted. Motion Carried.
5F. Motion to hire one full-time Public Works employee.
Motion Number (M-10-081) Motion by Betsy Stolfa, seconded by Larry Bartels to authorize the hiring of Paul Swearingen for the full time Public Works position. Motion Carried.
6. CITY STRATEGY No. 1: Provide high quality infrastructure and services in a planned fiscally responsible manner.
A. Continue Public Hearing to discuss the adoption of the Special Assessment Policy for the City of Delano.
Motion Number (M-10-082) Motion by Larry Bartels, seconded by Betsy Stolfa to continue the public hearing to discuss the adoption of the Special Assessment Policy for the City of Delano to Tuesday, May 04, 2010. Motion Carried.
1. Authorize RESOLUTION adopting the Special Assessment Policy for the City of Delano.
B. Consider quotes received for Delano Village Hall Improvements.
Motion Number (M-10-083) Motion by Larry Bartels, seconded by Brad Hotchkiss to approve quote received by Les Jones in the amount of $34,899.00 for reproofing of the Village Hall, along with the addendum quote submitted on April 15, 2010 in the amount of $6,792.00 for installation of new gutters. Motion Carried.
Motion Number (M-10-084) Motion by Brad Hotchkiss, seconded by Larry Bartels to approve the quote submitted by Summit Fire Protection in the amount of $25,750.00 with option C for installation of Notifier NFW-50 Point Panel for $3,665. Motion Carried.
7. CITY STRATEGY No. 2: Ensure the City’s financial stability.
A. Consider a request from the Crow River Bank of Delano for a variance to allow more than 10% of the exterior wall to be finished with metal as regulated by City Code, Section 51.21, Subd. H, for property located at 710 Babcock Boulevard East, Delano MN.
1. Adopt Resolution R-10-06 approving a variance to allow more than 10 percent of the exterior walls to be finished with a metal finish on the Crow River Bank of Delano, located at 710 Babcock Boulevard East.
Motion Number (M-10-085) Motion by Larry Bartels, seconded by Brad Hotchkiss to adopt Resolution R-10-06 approving a variance to allow more than 10 percent of the exterior walls to be finished with a metal finish on the Crow River Bank of Delano, located at 710 Babcock Boulevard East. Motion Carried 3-1 with Betsy Stolfa opposed.
B. Consider amendments to Section 51.01 (Title/Application/Rules/ Definitions), Section 51.03 (General Provisions), and Section 51.21 (B-2, General Business District) of Chapter 51 (Zoning and Land Use Code) of the Delano City Code, in order to add pawn shops as a permitted use in the B-2 District; add definitions of pawnbrokers and pawn shop; and add architectural design standards to all commercial buildings within the City. Amendments to Section 419.01 (Pawnbrokers) of Chapter 4 (Public Protection and General Licensing) of the Delano City Code will also be considered, in order to amend the existing regulations in regards to pawn shops.
1. Adopt Ordinance O-10-05 amending Section 51.01 (Title/ Applications/Rules/Definition) and Section 51.03 (General Provisions) and Section 51.21 (B-2, General Business District) of Chapter 51 (Zoning and Land Use Code) of the Delano City Code to define Pawn Shops and to allow Pawn Shops as permitted in the B-2, General Business District.
Motion Number (M-10-086) Motion by Betsy Stolfa seconded by Larry Bartels to adopt Ordinance O-10-05 amending Section 51.01 (Title/Applications/Rules/ Definitions) and Section 51.03 (General Provisions) and Section 51.21 (B-2, General Business District) of Chapter 51 (Zoning and Land Use Code) of the Delano City Code to define Pawn Shops and to allow Pawn Shops as permitted in the B-2, General Business District. Motion Carried 4-0 by Roll Call Vote.
2. Adopt Ordinance O-10-06 amending Section 419.01 (Pawnbrokers) of Chapter 4 (Public Protection and General Licensing) of the Delano City Code to formulate additional Ordinance language for regulating pawn shops in the City of Delano.
Motion Number (M-10-087) Motion by Betsy Stolfa, seconded by Larry Bartels to adopt Ordinance O-10-06 amending Section 419.01 (Pawnbrokers) of Chapter 4 (Public Protection and General Licensing) of the Delano City Code to formulate additional Ordinance language for regulating pawn shops in the City of Delano. Motion Carried 4-0 by Roll Call Vote.
8. CITY STRATEGY No. 3: Manage high quality growth consistent with the City’s Comprehensive Plan.
9. CITY STRATEGY No. 4: Ensure a well-trained and productive workforce to meet the changes of the City.
10. CITY STRATEGY No. 5: Increase accountability by measuring and evaluating service delivery.
11. CITY STRATEGY No. 6: Continue to improve the City’s downtown.
12. CITY STRATEGY No. 7: Encourage communication and ideas with residents and business owners.
A. Minutes of the Delano Water, Light and Power Commission from Thursday, February 18, 2010.
B. Minutes of the Delano Water, Light and Power Commission joint meeting from Thursday, February 18, 2010.
C. Minutes of the Historical Preservation Committee meeting from Monday, March 1, 2010.
D. Minutes of the Delano Planning Commission meeting from Monday, March 8, 2010.
E. Minutes of the Delano Park and Recreation Committee meeting from Wednesday, March 24, 2010.
F. Minutes of the Delano Fire Department Relief Association meeting from Thursday, April 8, 2010.
G. Minutes of the Delano Fire Department meeting from Thursday, April 8, 2010.
13. OTHER BUSINESS
A. Presentation from Chuck Keyes, Wastewater Treatment Facility, Operations and Maintenance Report.
14. COMMUNICATIONS
15. CLAIMS
A. City Claims
Motion Number (M-10-088) Motion by Brad Hotchkiss, seconded by Larry Bartels to approve the City Claims in the amount of $327,352.29. Motion Carried.
Motion Number (M-10-089) Motion by Larry Bartels, seconded by Betsy Stolfa to enter into a closed session to discuss the purchase agreement of 162 2nd Street North. Motion Carried.
Motion Number (M-10-090) Motion by Brad Hotchkiss, seconded by Betsy Stolfa to exit out of closed session. Motion Carried.
Motion Number (M-10-091) Motion by Larry Bartels, seconded by Brad Hotchkiss to accept purchase agreement for 162 2nd Street North with the option to purchase the available furniture. Motion Carried.
16. ADJOURNMENT
Motion Number (M-10-092) Motion by Holly Schrupp, seconded by Betsy Stolfa to adjourn the regular meeting of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority of Tuesday, April 20, 2010. Motion Carried.
There being no further business to discuss the regular meeting of the Delano City Council/ Economic Development Authority of Tuesday, April 20, 2010 was adjourned at 9:30 PM.
Joe McDonald, Mayor
Marlene E. Kittock, City Clerk
ATTEST:
Paula Bauman, Recorder
Published in the Delano Herald Journal May 24, 2010

MINUTESRegular Meeting of the Board of Education Independent School District 879, Delano Public Schools
The regular meeting of the Board of Education of Independent School District 879, Delano, Minnesota, was held on Monday, April 26, 2010, at the Delano City Hall. The meeting was called to order by the chair at 7:00 PM with the following members in attendance: Douglas, Johnson, Milano, Bodin, Osmon, Seguin and Brasket. Absent: None
REPORTS AND INFORMATION FROM SCHOOL SOURCES
Elementary Science Fair
China Presentation
CONSENT AGENDA (approved unanimously)
Board approved the regular meeting minutes of 3-22-10, the current budget status with year to date adjustments, wire transfers, Minnesota Liquid Assets fund, cash report, revenue and expense fund totals, expense reports and disbursements; and donations.
PERSONNEL
Board approved retirement of DHS Vocal Music Director, DMS Gr. 5 Teacher, DES Gr. 4 Teacher, resignation of ES Gr 4 Teacher, HS Science Teacher and 7th Gr. Softball Coach; Gr. 6 .5 FTE Teacher, and Gr. 7 Softball coach and TAC Employee; Hired 7th Gr. Softball Coach, DHS Spanish Teacher and DHS Social Studies Teacher; TAC & Comm. Ed Gym Teacher, and 2 TAC lifeguards; Contract for Head Football Coach,. ,75 FTE Ind. Tech DHS Teacher and DMS 7/8 Gr. Social Studies Teacher; and Family Leaves for Gr. 1, Gr. 3, Gr. 4, DMS Phy Ed and Gr. 6 Teachers. 1. Resolution on Nonrenewal Teaching Contracts of Probationary Teachers for 2010-11.
ADMINISTRATIVE AND BOARD REPORTS
Board heard the following administrative reports: Supt. Sweet reported on Student Fundraising; ES Prin Darren Schuler reported on Science Fair, MCA testing and Fitness week; MS Prin Renee Klinkner reported on MCA testing, DI and Math Teams competition, interviews and cell phone communications; HS Prin Matt Schoen reported on Prom, Honor Roll Breakfast, Interviews and lyceums.
Board heard reports from board members regarding MAWSECO, Wright Technical Center, Community Educ Advisory Council, Curriculum Advisory Council, Schools for Equity in Educ., Delano Area Sports Arena, Safe Schools, Staff Dev. and City/School Task Group.
OLD BUSINESS
1. Continued discussion of facility needs
NEW BUSINESS
1. Final reading of revisions to policies
2. Acknowledge review of 100, 200 and 300 series policies
3. Transportation Contract
4. Chinese Language Program Options
5. Student Teacher Agreement with SW State Univ
6. Membership in the MN St. HS League for 2010-11.
The meeting adjourned at 10:02 p.m. The preceding is a summary of the official minutes. The full text of the official minutes is on file in the District Office, 700 Elm Avenue East, Delano, Minnesota and also available on the school districts website www.delano.k12.mn.us. The next regular meeting of the Board of Education will be held on Monday, May 24, 2010 at 7:00 p.m. at Delano City Hall.
Carolyn Milano, Board of Education Clerk
Published in the Delano Herald Journal June i, 2010