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New public notices published in the issue of Oct. 22, 2012

CITY OF DELANONOTICE OF PUBLIC ACCURACYTEST FOR GENERAL ELECTION
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Delano City Clerk will hold a Public Accuracy Test on the M100 Vote Tabulator on November 5, 2012, at 11:00 am at City Hall, 234 2nd Street North, Delano. The public is invited to attend.
Marlene E. Kittock, City Clerk
Published in the Delano Herald Journal Oct. 22 and 29, 2012.

Public NoticeNOTICE OF GENERAL ELECTION AND CITY ELECTIONNOVEMBER 6, 2012
To the Legal Voters of the Montrose Precinct in the City of Montrose, NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the General Election for the said City, in the Election District above named will be held at the Montrose Community Center – 200 Center Avenue South in said City, on Tuesday, the 6th day of November, 2012 between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. of the same day for the following purposes:
To Elect:
One (1) Mayor Seat – 4 year term;
Two (2) Council Seats – 4 year terms each
Dated this 17th day of October, 2012.
Wendy Manson, Deputy Clerk
City of Montrose
Published in the Delano Herald Journal Oct. 22 and 29, 2012.

CITY OF DELANONOTICE OF GENERAL ELECTION
To the electors of the City of Delano in the County of Wright, State of Minnesota.
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the General Election will be held on Tuesday, November 6, 2012 for the electors of the City of Delano at Delano City Hall, 234 2nd Street North. Polls will be open from the hour of seven o’clock AM (7:00 AM) to the hour of eight o’clock PM (8:00 PM) for the purpose of voting for the following offices:
CITY OFFICES:
• Two (2) Council Members (Four year term)
Marlene E. Kittock, City Clerk
Published in the Delano Herald Journal Oct. 22 and 29, 2012.

RESOLUTION NO. 2012-25MOTION BY MEMBER: France SECONDED BY MEMBER: Pedersen
A RESOLUTION APPROVING PUBLICATION OF ORDINANCE NO. 2012-04 AMENDING SECTION 435 OF THE LORETTO CODE OF ORDINANCES (SIGN REGULATIONS) ADDRESSING ELECTRONIC GRAPHIC DISPLAY (DYNAMIC DISPLAY) SIGNS BY TITLE AND SUMMARY
WHEREAS, on October 9, 2012, the City Council of the City of Loretto adopted an Ordinance No. 2012-04 amending the sign regulations to address graphic display (dynamic display) signs; and
WHEREAS, Minnesota Stat.§ 412.191, subd.4 allows publication by title and summary in the case of lengthy ordinances upon a vote or 4/5 of the city council; and
WHEREAS, the City Council believes that the following summary would clearly inform the public of the intent and effect of the ordinances.
NOW THEREFORE, IT IS HEREBY RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF LORETTO:
1. The City Council of the City of Loretto has adopted Ordinance No. 2012-04, An Ordinance Amending Section 435 of the Loretto Code of Ordinances (Sign Regulations) Addressing Electronic Graphic Display (Dynamic Display) Signs. The Ordinance defines the various types of graphic display signs and establishes regulations and standards for such signs.
2. The City Clerk is directed to publish this resolution in lieu of publication of the entire ordinance.
3. The City Clerk is directed to post a copy of the entire text of Ordinance No. 2012-04 on the City Hall bulletin board for a period of not less than thirty (30) days. In addition, a printed copy of Ordinance No. 2012-04 is available for inspection by any person during regular office hours at Loretto City Hall.
VOTING AYE: Koch, Kent; Lohr, Clark; Neumann, John; Pedersen, Tom; France, Jeffery
Whereupon, said Resolution is hereby declared passed on this 9th day of October, 2012
Kent Koch, Mayor
ATTEST:
Cynthia J. Patnode, City Clerk
Published in the Delano Herald Journal Oct. 22, 2012.

RESOLUTION 2012-24MOTION BY MEMBER: France SECONDED BY MEMBER: PedersenA RESOLUTION APPROVING PUBLICATION OF ORDINANCE 2012-03 AMENDING SECTION 435:15 SIGN DESIGN STANDARDS AND 435:30 OFF- PREMISE SIGNS OF THE LORETTO CODE OF ORDINANCES (SIGN REGULATIONS) BY TITLE AND SUMMARYWHEREAS, on October 9, 2012, the City Council of the City of Loretto adopted an Ordinance 2012-03 amending sign design standards and off-premise sign regulations; and WHEREAS, Minnesota Stat.§ 412.191, subd.4 allows publication by title and summary in the case of lengthy ordinances upon a vote or 4/5 of the city council; and WHEREAS, the City Council believes that the following summary would clearly inform the public of the intent and effect of the ordinances.
NOW THEREFORE, IT IS HEREBY RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF LORETTO:
1. The City Council of the City of Loretto has adopted Ordinance 2012 -03, An Ordinance Amending Section 435:15 Sign Design Standards and Section 435:30 Off-Premise Signs of the Loretto Code of Ordinances (Sign Regulations). The Ordinance establishes sign design standards for the new Public zoning district and allows off-premise signs in the Public district.
2. The City Clerk is directed to publish this resolution in lieu of publication of the entire ordinance.
3. The City Clerk is directed to post a copy of the entire text of Ordinance 2012-03 on the City Hall bulletin board for a period of not less than thirty (30) days. In addition, a printed copy of Ordinance 2012–03 is available for inspection by any person during regular office hours at Loretto City Hall.
VOTING AYE: Koch, Kent; Lohr, Clark; Neumann, John; Pedersen, Tom; France, Jeffery
Whereupon, said Resolution is hereby declared passed on this 9th day of October, 2012
Kent Koch, Mayor
ATTEST:
Cynthia J. Patnode, City Clerk
Published in the Delano Herald Journal Oct. 22, 2012.

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP Notice of Electronic Voting System Public Accuracy Test (PAT) andGeneral Election
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that on Monday, October 29, 2012 at 3:00 P.M. the Electronic Voting System Public Accuracy Test will be conducted at the Franklin Township Hall located one mile south of the Delano Dairy Queen—8735 on Wright County Road #16. This test is to insure the integrity of the General Election that will be held on Tuesday, November 6, 2012. The public is invited to view this test.
The General Election will be held at the Franklin Township Hall on Tuesday, November 6, 2012, at which the polls will be open from the hour of 7:00 A.M. to the hour of 8:00 P.M.
Denise Olson, Clerk/Treasurer
Published in the Delano Herald Journal Oct. 22, 2012.

RESOLUTION NO. 2012-23MOTION BY MEMBER: FranceSECONDED BY MEMBER: Pedersen
A RESOLUTION APPROVING PUBLICATION OF ORDINANCE NO. 2012-02 AMENDING SECTION 420 OF THE LORETTO CODE OF ORDINANCES (ZONING) TO ESTABLISH A “P” PUBLIC ZONING DISTRICT BY TITLE AND SUMMARY
WHEREAS, on October 9, 2012, the City Council of the City of Loretto adopted an Ordinance No. 2012-02 establishing a Public zoning district; and
WHEREAS, Minnesota Stat.§ 412.191, subd.4 allows publication by title and summary in the case of lengthy ordinances upon a vote or 4/5 of the city council; and
WHEREAS, the City Council believes that the following summary would clearly inform the public of the intent and effect of the ordinances.
NOW THEREFORE, IT IS HEREBY RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF LORETTO:
1. The City Council of the City of Loretto has adopted Ordinance No. 2012 -02, An Ordinance Amending Section 420 of the Loretto Code of Ordinances (Zoning) to Establish a “P” Public Zoning District. The Ordinance establishes a new Public zoning district for facilities devoted to serving the public, rather than for the sale of goods and services. Ordinance 2012-02 also establishes regulations for the Public District.
2. The City Clerk is directed to publish this resolution in lieu of publication of the entire ordinance.
3. The City Clerk is directed to post a copy of the entire text of Ordinance 2012-02 on the City Hall bulletin board for a period of not less than thirty (30) days. In addition, a printed copy of Ordinance 2012 – 02 is available for inspection by any person during regular office hours at Loretto City Hall.
VOTING AYE: Koch, Kent; Lohr, Clark; Neumann, John; Pedersen, Tom; France, Jeffery
Whereupon, said Resolution is hereby declared passed on this 9th day of October, 2012
Kent Koch, Mayor
ATTEST:
Cynthia J. Patnode, City Clerk
Published in the Delano Herald Journal Oct. 22, 2012.

ORDINANCE NO. 2012-05CITY OF LORETTO, MINNESOTAAN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE OFFICIAL ZONING MAP OF THE CITY OF LORETTO, MINNESOTA BY REZONING CERTAIN DESCRIBED LAND (“THE LORETTO BALLFIELDS”) FROM R1, RESIDENTIAL TO P, PUBLIC

THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF LORETTO ORDAINS:
SECTION 1. The following parcel (legally described) is hereby rezoned from R1, Residential to P, Public
PID: 06-118-23-31-0031
AUDITOR’S SUBD. NO. 232
THAT PART OF LOT 1 LYING NELY OF FOL DESC LINE BEG AT A PT ON NWLY R/W LINE OF LORENZ ST DIST 100 FT NELY FROM MOST ELY COR OF LOT 2 TH NWLY PAR WITH NELY LINE OF LOT 2 AND ITS NWLY EXTS DIST 265.4 FT TH DEFLECTING LEFT 9 DEG 9 MIN TO W LINE OF LOT 1 AND SAID LINE THERE ENDING
SECTION 2. The City Clerk is hereby directed to modify the Official Zoning Map to be consistent with this Ordinance, but shall not require the publication of said map.
SECTION 3. This Ordinance shall become effective upon its passage and publication.
Adopted by the Loretto City Council this 9th day of October, 2012.
Kent Koch, Mayor
ATTEST:
Cynthia J. Patnode, City Clerk
Published in the Delano Herald Journal Oct. 22, 2012.

CITY OF LORETTONotice of Public Accuracy Test
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a public accuracy test to demonstrate the accuracy of the computer programs and voting systems to be used at the General Election on November 6, 2012 will be conducted at the Loretto City Hall, 279 N. Medina St., Council Chambers at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, October 25th. This public accuracy test is open to the general public.
Cindy Patnode
City Clerk
Published in the Delano Herald Journal Oct. 22, 2012
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SUMMARY MINUTESCITY OF DELANOSPECIAL WORKSHOPCity Council/Economic Development AuthorityWednesday, September 5, 20126:00 PM
1. CALL TO ORDER
Mayor Graunke called the special workshop of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority of Wednesday, September 5, 2012 to order at 6:00 PM.
2. ROLL CALL
Members Present: Dale Graunke, Mayor; Holly Schrupp, Council Member; Betsy Stolfa, Council Member; Dan Vick, Council Member; Derek Schansberg, Council Member
Members Absent: None
Also Present: Phil Kern, City Administrator; Brian Bloch, Finance Director; Bob Van Lith, Fire Chief; Paula Bauman, Recorder
3. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS
A. Update from the Delano Fire Department regarding potential fire truck purchase.
Bob Van Lith, and members of the Delano Fire Department, discussed the plans and specs for the fire truck purchase.
B. Discuss preliminary budget, capital improvement plan and tax levy for 2013.
Council discussed the total tax levy increase is slated at 12.65%. Bloch reminded Council this needs to be approved by September 15 and once approved it can be lowered but not raised.
4. ADJOURNMENT
Motion Number (M-12-162) Motion by Betsy Stolfa, seconded by Holly Schrupp to adjourn the special workshop of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority of Wednesday, September 5, 2012. Motion Carried.
There being no further business to discuss, the special workshop of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority of Wednesday, September 5, 2012 was adjourned at 6:54 PM.
Dale Graunke, Mayor
Marlene E. Kittock, City Clerk
Attest: Paula Bauman, Recorder
Published in the Delano Herald Journal Oct. 22, 2012.

CITY OF LORETTONOTICE OF MUNICIPAL ELECTIONNOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that a Municipal Election will be held in the City of Loretto, in the County of Hennepin, State of Minnesota, on Tuesday, November 6, 2012, between the hours of 7:00 a.m and 8:00 p.m. at Loretto City Hall, 279 N. Medina Street, Council Chambers, Loretto.
The Offices to be voted upon are:
Mayor (Two-year term)-Vote For One

° KENT KOCH
° CLARK D. LOHR

° write-in, if any
Council Member (Four-year term)-Vote For Up To Two

° BRENDA DANIELS
° HENRY HANK PEPIN
° CARI GIRK
° JEFFERY W. FRANCE

° write-in, if any
° write-in, if any

Cindy Patnode
City Clerk
Published in the Delano Herald Journal Oct. 22 and 29, 2012
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NOTICE OF GENERAL ELECTIONINDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 879(DELANO)STATE OF MINNESOTA
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the general election has been called and will be held in and for Independent School District No. 879, (Delano), State of Minnesota, on Tuesday, the 6th day of November, 2012, for the purpose of voting on the following question:

SCHOOL DISTRICT BALL QUESTION NO. 2
APPROVAL OF ADDITIONAL DISTRICTREFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION

The Board of Independent School District No. 879, Delano, has proposed to increase its referendum revenue authorization by $325 per pupil if Ballot Question No. 1 is approved. The amount shall increase annually by the rate of inflation. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten (10) years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law.

° YES
Provided that Ballot Question No. 1 is approved, shall the increase in revenue proposed by the Board of Independent School District No. 879 be approved?
° NO
BY VOTING “YES” ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING TO EXTEND AN EXISTING PROPERTY TAX INCREASE.
The combined polling places for this election and the precincts served by those polling places will be as follows: Delano City Hall, Delano, MN; Franklin Township Hall, Delano, MN; Rockford Township Hall, Buffalo, MN; Woodland Township Hall, Montrose, MN; Corcoran City Hall, Corcoran, MN; Loretto Fire Station, Loretto, MN; Independence City Hall, Independence, MN; Greenfield City Hall, Loretto, MN; Medina City Hall, Medina, MN; Minnetrista City Hall, Minnetrista, MN.
Any eligible voter residing in the school district may vote at said election at the polling place designated above for the precinct in which he or she resides. The polls for said election will open at 7:00 o’clock a.m. and will close at 8:00 o’clock p.m. on the date of said election.
A voter must be registered to vote to be eligible to vote in this election. An unregistered individual may register to vote at the polling place on election day.
Dated: August 13, 2012
BY ORDER OF THE SCHOOL BOARD
/s/ Carolyn Milano
School District Clerk
Published in the Delano Herald Journal Oct. 22 and 29, 2012.

NOTICE OF GENERAL ELECTIONINDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 879(DELANO)STATE OF MINNESOTA
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the general election has been called and will be held in and for Independent School District No. 879, (Delano), State of Minnesota, on Tuesday, the 6th day of November, 2012, for the purpose of voting on the following question:

SCHOOL DISTRICT BALLOT QUESTION NO. 1
RENEWAL OF SCHOOL DISTRICTREFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION

The Board of Independent School District No. 879, Delano, has proposed to renew its expiring referendum revenue authorization of $426.86 per pupil, which is set to expire. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten (10) years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law.

° YES
Shall the renew of revenue proposed by the Board of Independent School District No. 879 be approved?
° NO
BY VOTING “YES” ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING TO EXTEND AN EXISTING PROPERTY TAX REFERENDUM THAT IS SCHEDULED TO EXPIRE.
The combined polling places for this election and the precincts served by those polling places will be as follows: Delano City Hall, Delano, MN; Franklin Township Hall, Delano, MN; Rockford Township Hall, Buffalo, MN; Woodland Township Hall, Montrose, MN; Corcoran City Hall, Corcoran, MN; Loretto Fire Station, Loretto, MN; Independence City Hall, Independence, MN; Greenfield City Hall, Loretto, MN; Medina City Hall, Medina, MN; Minnetrista City Hall, Minnetrista, MN.
Any eligible voter residing in the school district may vote at said election at the polling place designated above for the precinct in which he or she resides. The polls for said election will open at 7:00 o’clock a.m. and will close at 8:00 o’clock p.m. on the date of said election.
A voter must be registered to vote to be eligible to vote in this election. An unregistered individual may register to vote at the polling place on election day.
Dated: August 13, 2012
BY ORDER OF THE SCHOOL BOARD
/s/ Carolyn Milano
School District Clerk
Published in the Delano Herald Journal Oct. 22 and 29, 2012.

NOTICE OF GENERAL ELECTIONINDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 879(DELANO)STATE OF MINNESOTA
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the general election has been called and will be held in and for Independent School District No. 879, (Delano), State of Minnesota, on Tuesday, the 6th day of November, 2012, for the purpose of electing three (3)* school board members for four year terms. The ballot shall provide as follows:
INSTRUCTIONS TO VOTERS
To vote, completely fill in the oval(s) next to your choice(s), like this: l
SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERVOTE FOR UP TO THREE*

° COREY BLACK
° CAROLYN MILANO
° MARK A. LARSON
° JONATHAN NESS

° write-in, if any

° write-in, if any

° write-in, if any
The combined polling places for this election and the precincts served by those polling places will be as follows: Delano City Hall, Delano, MN; Franklin Township Hall, Delano, MN; Rockford Township Hall, Buffalo, MN; Woodland Township Hall, Montrose, MN; Corcoran City Hall, Corcoran, MN; Loretto Fire Station, Loretto, MN; Independence City Hall, Independence, MN; Greenfield City Hall, Loretto, MN; Medina City Hall, Medina, MN; Minnetrista City Hall, Minnetrista, MN.
Any eligible voter residing in the school district may vote at said election at the polling place designated above for the precinct in which he or she resides. The polls for said election will open at 7:00 o’clock a.m. and will close at 8:00 o’clock p.m. on the date of said election.
A voter must be registered to vote to be eligible to vote in this election. An unregistered individual may register to vote at the polling place on election day.
Dated: August 13, 2012
BY ORDER OF THE SCHOOL BOARD
/s/ Carolyn Milano
School District Clerk
Published in the Delano Herald Journal Oct. 22 and 29, 2012.

NOTICE OF GENERAL ELECTIONINDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 879(DELANO)STATE OF MINNESOTA
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the general election has been called and will be held in and for Independent School District No. 879, (Delano), State of Minnesota, on Tuesday, the 6th day of November, 2012, for the purpose of electing three (3)* school board members for four year terms. The ballot shall provide as follows:
INSTRUCTIONS TO VOTERS
To vote, completely fill in the oval(s) next to your choice(s), like this: l
SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERVOTE FOR UP TO THREE*

° AMY JOHNSON
° RANDY DURICK
° SARAH BAKER

° write-in, if any

° write-in, if any

° write-in, if any
The combined polling places for this election and the precincts served by those polling places will be as follows: Delano City Hall, Delano, MN; Franklin Township Hall, Delano, MN; Rockford Township Hall, Buffalo, MN; Woodland Township Hall, Montrose, MN; Corcoran City Hall, Corcoran, MN; Loretto Fire Station, Loretto, MN; Independence City Hall, Independence, MN; Greenfield City Hall, Loretto, MN; Medina City Hall, Medina, MN; Minnetrista City Hall, Minnetrista, MN.
Any eligible voter residing in the school district may vote at said election at the polling place designated above for the precinct in which he or she resides. The polls for said election will open at 7:00 o’clock a.m. and will close at 8:00 o’clock p.m. on the date of said election.
A voter must be registered to vote to be eligible to vote in this election. An unregistered individual may register to vote at the polling place on election day.
Dated: August 13, 2012
BY ORDER OF THE SCHOOL BOARD
/s/ Carolyn Milano
School District Clerk
Published in the Delano Herald Journal Oct. 22 and 29, 2012.