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New public notices published in the issue of July 5, 2010
KINGSTON PLANNING COMMISSIONPUBLIC NOTICE APPLICATION FOR A CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT
Notice is hereby given that on Monday the 12th of July, 2010 at 7 p.m. the Kingston Planning Commission will hold a public hearing at the Kingston Community Center to consider a conditional use permit to allow horses on the property located at 31000 722nd Avenue.
All persons interested are invited to attend said hearing and be heard on this matter.
By: Robert Harms, Clerk
City of Kingston
June 21, 2010
Published in the Enterprise Dispatch June 28, and July 5, 2010

Public NoticeOrdinance Amendment for Water & Sewer Services
Notice is hereby given the Cokato City Council, Wright County, Minnesota will consider at 7 p.m., July 12, 2010 council meeting an Ordinance Amendment governing Water and Sewer Services.
Persons wishing to attend the council meeting should do so. Written comments may be submitted at anytime prior to the meeting.
Don Levens
City Administrator
Published in the Enterprise Dispatch July 5, 2010.

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ON A PROPOSALFOR ISSUANCE OF A TAX EXEMPT REVENUE NOTE, SERIES 2010(AUGUSTANA DASSEL LAKESIDE COMMUNITY HOME, LLC PROJECT)
Notice is hereby given that a public hearing shall be conducted by the City Council of the City of Dassel, Minnesota (the “City”) on Monday, July 19, 2010 at 7:00 p.m. at the City Hall located at 460 Third Street, Dassel, Minnesota 55325 to consider the proposal of Augustana Dassel Lakeside Community Home, L.L.C., a Minnesota nonprofit corporation (the “Borrower”), that the City assist in financing a project consisting of (i) renovations, including new roof, cabinets, carpet and flooring, to the existing nursing home located at 439 and 441 William Avenue E in the City and (ii) construction and equipping of a therapy room and a space for transitional care to create an improved space for short-term stay patients (collectively, the “Project”) together with certain other costs related to the Project by the issuance of a revenue note or other obligation in an amount not to exceed $2,000,000 pursuant to Minnesota Statutes, Sections 469.152 to 469.1651, as amended. The Project will be owned and operated by the Borrower.
The note or other obligations if and when issued will not constitute a charge, lien or encumbrance upon any property of the City except the Project, and such note or obligations will not be a charge against the City’s general credit or taxing powers, but will be payable from sums to be paid by the Borrower pursuant to a revenue agreement.
A draft copy of the proposed application to the Commissioner of the Department of Employment and Economic Development, State of Minnesota, for approval of the Project, together with all attachments and exhibits thereto, is available for public inspection during normal business hours, Monday through Friday, at the City Hall in the City.
At the time and place fixed for the public hearing, the City will give all persons who appear at the hearing an opportunity to express their views with respect to the proposal. In addition, interested persons may file written comments respecting the proposal with the Administrator/Clerk/Treasurer at or prior to the public hearing.
Published in the Enterprise Dispatch July 5, 2010.

UNOFFICIAL SCHOOL BOARD MINUTES I.S.D. #466, BOARD OF EDUCATION 7:00 PM SPECIAL BOARD MEETING, MONDAY, MAY 10, 2010DASSEL-COKATO BOARD ROOM
Pursuant to due call and notice thereof, a special meeting of the Board of Education of Independent School District No. 466 (Dassel-Cokato, Minnesota) was duly held in the Dassel-Cokato Board Room of the Dassel-Cokato Schools, Cokato, Minnesota, on Monday, May 10, 2010.
Board Chairman Kevin Dahlman called the meeting to order at 7:00 PM.
The following members were present: Dahlman, Bender, McConkey, Tormanen, Bjork, and Linder. The following were absent: none. Members of the community and administration were also present.
The meeting began with the pledge of allegiance.
Motion by Tormanen, seconded by Bender, accepting the agenda as presented. Motion carried unanimously.
State participants in Speech, Wrestling, FFA, Drumline, Swimming, Vocal Music, and Golf shared their experiences with, and were recognized by the board.
Four students from Dassel Elementary reported on their school and answered question from board members.
Four students from the high school presented on their school and answered questions from board members.
Superintendent Powers and Business Manager Palmer presented the 10-11 Capital plan for a first reading.
Being no further business the meeting adjourned at 9:16 PM.
Kevin Bjork, Clerk
Published in the Enterprise Dispatch July 5, 2010.

UNOFFICIAL SCHOOL BOARD MINUTES I.S.D. #466, BOARD OF EDUCATION 7:00 PM REGULAR BOARD MEETING, MAY 27, 2010 DASSEL-COKATO BOARD ROOM
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 Thursday, May 27, 2010.
Board Chairman Kevin Dahlman called the meeting to order at 7:00 PM.
The following members were present: Dahlman, Tormanen, Bender, Linder, McConkey and Bjork. The following were absent: none. Members of the administration and public were also present.
The meeting began with the pledge of allegiance.
Motion by Tormanen, seconded by Bender, accepting the agenda as printed. Motion carried unanimously.
The Russell A. Johnson Courtesy and Respect Award was presented to Katelyn Nelson for April and to Teegan Ebenhoh for May.
Motion by Linder, seconded by McConkey, approving payment of bills as presented including payroll, hand payables and contingency totaling $1,897,711.00. Motion carried unanimously. (A complete list of bills is available from the District Office for review.)
Communications/Open Forum: None
Board Chairman Dahlman moved to item # 11.5 Approval of Special Education Curriculum Materials. Motion by McConkey, seconded by Linder approving the purchase of special education curriculum materials recommended by the CAC. Curriculum Director Force and Special Education Coordinator Hoeg presented the materials and answered questions from the board. Motion carried unanimously.
Curriculum Advisory Committee (CAC) Report: Board Member Linder reported on the 5-11-10 meeting which included a recommendation to forward K-12 Special Education curriculum materials to the board for approval.
Technology Report: None
MAWSECO Report: Chairman Dahlman reported on the 5-25 meeting which included: review of legislative session, federal money, first look at 10-11 budget, tenure for staff, director’s contract
Community Education Report: Board Member McConkey reported on the 5-6-10 meeting which included: staffing changes, Charger Kids Club, Arts Association, ECFE, budget review Business Manager’s Report: Business Manager Palmer reported expenditures are in line with budget through the end of the eleventh month of the fiscal year.
Superintendent’s Report: Superintendent Powers reported on: 09-10 evaluation process, progress on the ditch project, and alternative teacher licensure
Student Representative’s Report: Student Representative Duncan reported on: Fine Arts Showcase, Academic Awards, Athletic Banquet, Pops Concert, Spring sports, end of year cookout
Other Reports: Vice Chair Tormanen reported on the SEE General Membership meeting which focused on the budget problems for the state. Board Clerk Bjork reported on the most recent Ice Arena Board meeting during which preparations for construction and financing plans were discussed.
Motion by Bjork, seconded by Linder approving all consent items, which included approval of the minutes from the April 22, 2010 Regular Board Meeting, May 10, 2010 Special Board Meeting.
Wire transfers made on April 30th for $485,000, May 11th for $215,000, and May 14th for $730,000. Personnel Items: Employment of TJ Anderson as Middle School Instructor (6thgrade), Employment of Anthony Dehler as a Math Instructor (MS), Employment of Anna Harlan as MS Communications Instructor, Employment of Andrew Hegdahl as Science Instructor (HS & ALC), Employment of Matt Hogg as LTS Instructor for Mrs. Whittaker, Employment of Joy Hudek as Special Education Instructor LD @ HS, Employment of Christine Karlgaard as Special Education Instructor LD @ Cokato, Employment of Michael Lajko as Vocal Music Instructor, Employment of Amy Martinson as LTS Special Education Instructor for Mrs. Ashwill, Employment of Megan Norling as a Middle School Instructor (5th grade), Employment of Naomi Stelzer as MS Communications Instructor, Employment of Stephanie Thayer as HS English Instructor, Employment of Ryan Tool as the High School Guidance Counselor, Resignation of Michelle Schnitzler as a Dassel Elem. Title I Para effective 5/14/2010, Employment of Michelle Schnitzler as District Office Bookkeeper effective 5/17/2010, Employment of Stephanie Dahlin as HS Activities Secretary effective 7/1/2010, Employment of Krista Cates as Early Childhood Programs Secretary effective 7/1/2010, Approval of lane changes for Julie Renkes from MA+15 to MA+30, for Kelly Krueger from BA +15 to BA+45, Resignation of Diane Olson as a Cokato Elementary Special Needs Paraeducator 6/4/10, Resignation of Gina Aho as a Cokato Elementary Special Needs Paraeducator 4/30/10, Resignation of Stacie Lindell as ninth grade Volleyball coach, Resignation of Ashley Hegle as MS Special Needs Paraeducator effective 5/21/10, Resignation of Krista Cates as Cokato Volunteer Coordinator and Special Needs Paraeducator at the end of the 2009-2010 school year, Request Approval of 12 weeks FMLA leave for Amy Terning beginning 8/30/2010-11/21/2010, Request Approval of an Extended Leave for a minimum of 3 years for Seena Glessing beginning with the 2010-2011 school year. Approve acceptance of the following donations: From 3M - $500 Worth of Office Supplies donated to the High School, From Mike Lhotka - $100 to be donated to the Student Support Fund to assist students who have inability to pay for a class fee or field cost, From Geoff Welles – golf clubs and bag to the golf program. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Tormanen, seconded by McConkey approving the 10-11 Capital Plan. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Bjork, seconded by McConkey approving the following teachers for continuing contract:
Deveny Beaton – Middle School Music, Lindsay Popelka – Fifth Grade, Melissa Rudebusch – Middle School Science, Kelly Johnson – Middle School Social Studies, Kristi Mackenthun – Middle School Special Education, Valerie Impola - .5 FTE High School Math, Todd Goudy – High School Math, Tom Spudic - .5 FTE High School Art , Katy Snider – Elementary Special Education, Sarah Terpstra - .4 Elementary Social Worker, Amanda Berg – Physical Education. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Tormanen, seconded by McConkey approving a trip by the NHS to Michigan July 22 – 26 2010. NHS Advisor Jon Ring explained the trip. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Bender, seconded by McConkey approving a trip by the marching band to Michigan July 6 – July 12 2010. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Bender, seconded by Bjork approving Bookkeeper Michelle Schnitzler is authorized to sign contingency account drafts, and Pam Nyman’s authorization be rescinded effective immediately. Motion carried unanimously.
High School Principal Jennissen explained proposed changed to Policy #568 Academic Letter and answered questions from the board.
Agenda items for the 6-14-10 board meeting will include first reading of 10-11 budget and a report on the curriculum audit.
Being no further business, the meeting adjourned at 8:58 PM.
Kevin Bjork, Clerk
Published in the Enterprise Dispatch July 5, 2010.