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New public notices published in the issue of June 18, 2012
NOTICE TO STOCKHOLM TOWNSHIP RESIDENTS
Due to the County Road 3 Construction Project, residents have requested the Township Board offer Dust Coating again for those that missed the last offering and/or would like to purchase additional dust coating. The price will remain the same at $.55 per linnear foot.
Please contact Jody Selseth at 612-270-3409 or Ron Klima at 320-286-5125 if you are interested.
The deadline for this will be Friday, June 29th at 5pm for Dustcoating to be done in July.
Published in the Enterprise Dispatch June 18, and 25, 2012.

UNOFFICIAL SCHOOL BOARD MINUTES I.S.D. #466, BOARD OF EDUCATION 7:00 PM REGULAR BOARD MEETING, APRIL 26, 2012 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 Thursday, April 26, 2012.
Board Chairman Kevin Bjork called the meeting to order at 7:00 PM.
The following members were present: Clemen, Tormanen, Bender, McConkey and Bjork. The following were absent: Linder. Members of the administration and public were also present.
The meeting began with the pledge of allegiance.
Motion by Bender, seconded by McConkey, accepting the agenda as printed. Motion carried unanimously.
Isaac Anderson received the March Russell A. Johnson Courtesy and Respect Award, son of Mr. and Mrs. Gary Anderson.
Motion by Tormanen, seconded by Clemen, approving payment of bills as presented including payroll, hand payables and contingency totaling $2,686,633.67. 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: Chairman Bjork reported on the 4-12-12 meeting which included recommendation to move 7th and 8th Grade Communications and Foreign Language curriculums to the board for approval.
Technology Report: None
MAWSECO Report: Vice Chair Tormanen reported on the previous meeting which included contract settlements, disability breakdown by district, and coop needs.
Community Education Report: None
Business Manager’s Report: Business Manager Palmer reported expenditures are in line with budget through the end of the tenth month of the fiscal year. Business Manager Palmer also reviewed the investment report with the board and updated the board on how the milk pilot was going.
Superintendent’s Report: Superintendent Powers gave a staffing update for 12-13 and briefly described the implications of the state MMR system.
DCRISC – Chairman Bjork reported on the 4-19 meeting which included continued work on the next phase of construction
SEE – Board Clerk Bender reported on the 4-13 SEE General Membership meeting which included information on the MMR.
DC Trail Committee – Board Clerk Bender reported on the last meeting.
Student Representatives Report – Student representative Salden reported on: spring activities, FFA State, Speech, Pennies for Patience, Gallons of Care, and Spring Fling.
Other Reports: Vice Chair Tormanen reported on the FFA State results. Board Treasurer Clemen reported on the last Region II AA meeting which included an emphasis on sportsmanship in 12-12.
Motion by Clemen, seconded by McConkey approving all consent items, which included approval of the minutes from the March 22, 2012 Regular Board Meeting and the April 9, 2012 Special Board Meeting. Approval of Wire transfers made on March 23rd for $110,000, March 30th for $600,000, April 10th for $100,000, and April 13th for $775,000. Personnel Items: Resignation of Beth Ashwill as a Middle School Special Education Instructor effective June 5, 2012, Resignation of Kristin Deutsch as the Middle School FACS (Family and Consumer Science) Instructor effective June 5, 2012, Resignation of Karla Davis as Dassel Elementary Speech/Language Pathologist effective June 5, 2012,
Resignation of Michelle Heidt as the LTS Middle School FACS (Family and Consumer Science) Instructor effective June 5, 2012, Resignation of James Stang as a Dassel Elementary Instructor effective June 5, 2012, Resignation of Sonia Whittaker as a Middle School Instructor effective June 5, 2012, Resignation of Karley DePatto as a Dassel Elementary Instructor effective June 30, 2012, Resignation of Sarah Luhrs as an Elementary Music Instructor effective June 30, 2012, Retirement/ Resignation of Cindy Swanson as Middle School Administrative Secretary effective June 8, 2012, Request approval of an unpaid general leave of absence for Kelly Kosloski for the 2012-2013 school year, Request approval of an unpaid child care leave of absence for Aimee Gabrielson for the 2012-2013 school year, Employment of Miranda Brown as ECSE Paraeducator from 4/2/2012 through 6/1/2012, Approve additional assignment in ECSE as a Para for JoLee Marquette from 4/2 /12 to 6/1/2012, Resignation of Lindsay Popelka as the JV Girls Basketball Coach, Resignation of Kelly Johnson as the 8th Grade Volleyball Coach, Resignation of Anna Reedy as the C-team Volleyball Coach, Resignation of Kelsey Dehler as the 7th grade Volleyball Coach, Resignation of Kelsey Dehler as a Middle School Special Needs Paraeducator effective 6/4/2012, Resignation of Veda Davis as a Cokato Elementary School Title 1 Paraeducator effective 5/11/2012, Request Approval of an additional 2 weeks of FMLA for Megan Chatterton from 5/7/2012-5/18/2012 for the birth of a child. Request approval of up to 12 weeks FMLA for Anna Reedy beginning approximately August 30, 2012 through November 21, 2012 for the birth of a child, Request approval of an unpaid child care leave from November 22 through November 30, 2012 for Anna Reedy , Request approval of an unpaid general leave of absence for Steven Schauberger for the 2012-2013 school year, Request approval of up to 12 weeks FMLA for Rachel Franklin beginning August 27, 2012 through October 19, 2012 for the birth of a child. Acceptance of Donations: From Wells Fargo - $500 to the ALC to help with student cost to MAAP Stars conference, From Rotary Club - $100 to the ALC & HS FOCUS program to buy supplies for their summer work program, From Duane & Tammi Dahlman - $250 to the scholarship fund. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Clemen seconded by Tormanen approving the 7-8 Communications Scope and Sequence, Curriculum Maps, and Materials. Curriculum Director Force representatives from the 7th and 8th
grades presented the information. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Bender, seconded by McConkey approving the World Language Scope and Sequence, Curriculum Maps, and Materials. Curriculum Director Force and World Language representatives presented the information. Motion carried unanimously.
The following resolution was passed for: Nancy Madsen, A Probationary Teacher at Dassel Elementary, Dan Krause, A Probationary Teacher at Dassel and in the High School, Ashley Kelly, A Probationary Teacher in the Middle School, Johanna Hanneman, A Probationary Teacher in the Middle School, Katie Hoppe, A Probationary Teacher in the High School, Tamra Boltz, A Probationary Teacher in the High School, a .17 FTE Teaching Contract of Andrew Hegdahl, A Probationary Teacher in the High School, Matt Hogg, A Probationary Teacher in the Middle School.
Member McConkey introduced the following resolution and moved its adoption:
RESOLUTION RELATING TO THE TERMINATION AND NONRENEWAL OF THE TEACHING CONTRACT OF____, A PROBATIONARY TEACHER.
WHEREAS, ___ is a probationary teacher in Independent School District No.466.
BE IT RESOLVED, by the School Board of Independent School District No. 466 that pursuant to Minnesota Statutes 122A.40, Subdivision 5, that the teaching contract of ___, a probationary teacher in Independent School District No.466, is hereby terminated at the close of the current 2011 - 2012 school year.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that written notice be sent to said teacher regarding termination and non-renewal of their contract as provided by law, and that said notice shall be in substantially the following form:
NOTICE OF TERMINATION
AND NON-RENEWAL
Mr./Ms. ___
Dear Mr./Ms. ___:
You are hereby notified that at a regular meeting of the School Board of Independent School District No. 466 held on April 26, 2012, a resolution was adopted by a majority roll call vote to terminate your contract effective at the end of the current school year and not to renew your contract for the 2012 - 2013 school year. Said action of the board is taken pursuant to M.S. 122A.40, Subd. 5.
You may officially request that the school board give its reasons for the non-renewal of your teaching contract.
Yours very truly,
SCHOOL BOARD OF
INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 466
Clerk of the School Board
The motion for the adoption of the foregoing resolution was duly seconded by Tormanen and upon vote being taken thereon, the following voted in favor thereof: McConkey, Tormanen, Bender, Bjork, Clemen and the following voted against the same: None. Whereupon said resolution was declared duly passed and adopted.
Superintendent Powers addressed the 12-13 district goals with the board clarifying that the levy and kindergarten topics were not going to be district goals.
Motion by Bender, seconded by McConkey to contribute $25,000 to the Bike Path fund. After discussion relating to the need for an overall plan for renovation of the path the motion was withdrawn.
Being no further business, the meeting adjourned at 8:38 PM.
Irene Bender, Clerk
Published in the Enterprise Dispatch June 18, 2012.

UNOFFICIAL SCHOOL BOARD MINUTES I.S.D. #466, BOARD OF EDUCATION 6:00 PM SPECIAL BOARD MEETING, MONDAY, MAY 14, 2012 DISTRICT BOARD ROOM COKATO, MN
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 special meeting of the Board of Education of Independent School District No. 466 (Dassel-Cokato, Minnesota) was duly held in the District Board Room, Cokato, Minnesota, on Monday, May 14, 2012.
Board Chairman Kevin Bjork called the meeting to order at 7:00 PM.
The following members were present: Clemen, Bjork, Linder, McConkey, Tormanen and Bender. The following were absent: none. Members of the community and administration were also present.
The meeting began with the pledge of allegiance.
Motion by Linder, seconded by McConkey, accepting the agenda as printed. Motion carried unanimously.
Four students from Cokato Elementary reported to the board. They reported survey results regarding what students liked and what they wanted changed.
Motion by McConkey, seconded by Linder, approving contribution of 50% of the lift station replacement cost up to a maximum of $125,000.00. This motion reflects the lift station sub-committee’s recommendation as a result of a meeting with a sub-committee from the City of Cokato. Motion carried unanimously.
Business Manager Palmer presented the 12-13 capital plan for a first reading. Action was recommended at the May 24 board meeting.
Motion by Clemen, seconded by Tormanen approving the 12-13 district goals. Superintendent Powers presented the following four goals with action plans which were a direct result of a strategic planning retreat in April of 2012.
Goal #1 Increase student achievement through the district wide implementation of Professional Learning Communities.
Goal #2 Implement digital learning initiative.
Goal #3 Continued development of a Response to Intervention (RTI) Process K-12
Goal #4 Retain more juniors and seniors attending classes full time at DCHS
Motion carried unanimously.
Being no further business the meeting adjourned at 8:27 PM
Irene Bender, Clerk
Published in the Enterprise Dispatch June 18, 2012.

UNOFFICIAL SCHOOL BOARD MINUTES I.S.D. #466, BOARD OF EDUCATION 6:00 PM SPECIAL BOARD MEETING, MONDAY, APRIL 9, 2012 DISTRICT BOARD ROOM COKATO, MN
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 District Board Room, Cokato, Minnesota, on Monday, April 9, 2012.
Board Chairman Kevin Bjork called the meeting to order at 6:00 PM.
The following members were present: Clemen, Bjork, Linder, McConkey, Tormanen and Bender. The following were absent: none. Members of the community and administration were also present.
The meeting began with the pledge of allegiance.
Motion by Linder, seconded by Tormanen, accepting the agenda as printed. Motion carried unanimously.
Representatives from the Cokato City Council were present to discuss replacement of the lift station that transfers the high school and middle school sewage. Chairman Bjork appointed directors Linder and McConkey to a lift station subcommittee to further investigate the project.
Motion by McConkey, seconded by Clemen, approving the employment of Sandi Arndt as the Cokato Elementary Principal effective July 1, 2012. Motion carried unanimously.
Beth Flick and Perry Thinesen presented the Dassel-Cokato Leadership Academy which is focused on building the leadership skills of athletic and fine arts participants.
The FFA Novice Parliamentary Procedure team gave a demonstration to the board.
Seven high school students were present to answer questions from the board as their form of student report.
Motion by McConkey, seconded by Bender, ratifying the contract between ISD 466 and the Transportation Coordinator effective for the term of July 1, 2012 through June 30, 2013. The terms of the agreement include an increase of 4.4% on salary in an effort to pay a competitive wage in comparison to area school districts. Additional changes include minor adjustments to the health insurance cap. Motion carried unanimously.
Being no further business the meeting adjourned at 7:52 PM
Irene Bender, Clerk
Published in the Enterprise Dispatch June 18, 2012.

UNOFFICIAL SCHOOL BOARD MINUTES I.S.D. #466, BOARD OF EDUCATION 7:00 PM REGULAR BOARD MEETING, MARCH 22, 2012 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, March 22, 2012.
Board Chairman Kevin Bjork called the meeting to order at 7:00 PM.
The following members were present: Clemen, Tormanen, Bender, McConkey and Bjork. The following were absent: Linder. Members of the administration and public were also present.
The meeting began with the pledge of allegiance.
Motion by Clemen, seconded by McConkey, accepting the agenda as printed. Motion carried unanimously.
Alexandria Cady received the February Russell A. Johnson Courtesy and Respect Award, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Sean Cady of Dassel.
Motion by Tormanen, seconded by Bender, approving payment of bills as presented including payroll, hand payables and contingency totaling $1,021,200.10. Motion carried unanimously. (A complete list of bills is available from the District Office for review.)
Communications/Open Forum: A teacher spoke to the board about what matters. The board did not respond.
Curriculum Advisory Committee (CAC) Report: None
Technology Report: None
MAWSECO Report: None
Community Education Report: None
Business Manager’s Report: Business Manager Palmer reported expenditures are in line with budget through the end of the ninth month of the fiscal year. Business Manager Palmer also reviewed the investment report with the board.
Superintendent’s Report: Superintendent Powers addressed the upcoming strategic planning retreat, speaking to representatives from the City of Cokato about a lift station issue, and the CE Principal hiring process.
DCRISC – None
SEE – None
DC Trail Committee – Board Clerk Bender reported on the last meeting which included a decision to stop pursuing grant money for the project.
Student Representatives Report – Student representative Salden reported on: spring activities, Gallon of Care, Superstars, and Prom
Motion by Clemen, seconded by Tormanen approving all consent items, which included approval of the minutes from the February 23, 2012 Regular Board Meeting and the March 12, 2012 Special Board Meeting. Approval of Wire transfers made on February 21st for $282,900, February 23rd for $15,000, February 24th for $175,000, February 29th for $575,000, March 9th for $125,000 and March 15th for $770,000. Personnel Items: Resignation/Retirement of Sandra Jones as the Middle School Social Worker, Resignation of Michael Lajko as the High School Vocal Music Instructor at the end of the school year, Resignation of Erin Holbrook as the part-time High School German Instructor at the end of the school year, Resignation/Retirement of Kathleen Eggert as the High School part-time Media Center Paraeducator effective June 5, 2012, Resignation of Brian Bessingpas as Head Cross-Country Coach and Head Track & Field Coach at the end of the 2011-2012 school year, Employment of Michael Smith as summer marching band drumline director, Request approval of up to 12 weeks FMLA for Jessica Luebker beginning approximately August 27, 2012 through November 21, 2012 for the birth of a child, Request approval of unpaid child care leave for Jessica Luebker from November 21, 2012 through December 31, 2012, Request approval of unpaid child care leave for Kristin Glur for the 2012-2013 school year, Resignation of Tracy Kraemer as the Licensed School Nurse at the end of the 2011-2012 year, Resignation of Karen Ness as the High School Family and Consumer Science Teacher at the end of the 2011-2012 year. Acceptance of Donations: From Dassel Cokato PTA – $190 for registration to Math Masters competition for the Middle School Math League, From Southwest Initiative Foundation - $1,500 grant to support the YES! Team’s recycling project (grant application submitted by Andy Hegdahl, High School Science Teacher), From Wells Fargo Community Support Campaign & Nicole Christopher - $10 to Dassel Elementary, From Read Indeed – 1,000 books to the High School service learning project. The books will be donated to children in Costa Rica & Peru. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Bender, seconded by Clemen approving expenditure of 75% of the 2012-13 budget in 2011-12. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by McConkey, seconded by Bender ratifying the Building and Grounds Supervisors Contract for 2011-12 and 2012-13. The terms of the agreement include an increase of 2% on salary in year one and 1.25% in year two. Additional changes include minor adjustments to the Health Care Savings Plan contribution, health insurance, dental insurance and uniform allowance.
Being no further business, the meeting adjourned at 7:39 PM.
Irene Bender, Clerk
Published in the Enterprise Dispatch June 18, 2012.

ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
Sealed Bids will be received by the City of Cokato, Minnesota, in the City Hall at 255 Broadway Ave. Cokato, MN 55321, until 10 A.M., CDT, on Friday, July 6, 2012, at which time they will be publicly opened and read aloud for the furnishing of all labor, materials, and all else necessary for the following:
West Side Sanitary Sewer Lift Station Replacement Project
In general, the lift station work consists of the following:
1. Construction of a new Sanitary Sewer Lift Station adjacent to an existing Lift Station. A new valve vault will be constructed to house check valves and shut off valves.
2. A new lift station control panel, along with a new secondary service will be required. Electrical pump and control wiring will be required.
3. The existing Lift Station consists of two submersible pumps installed inside on an Old Smith Loveless Style Steel Dry Well Style Lift Station shall be abandoned. Existing pumps and controls shall be removed and the existing dry well will be abandoned.
4. Site work consists of a new Junction manhole, gravity piping, with new force main connection to the existing will be required.
5. Site work restoration including bituminous driveways, grading and turf restoration will be required.
Complete digital Bidding Documents are available at www.questcdn.com for $20 by inputting QuestCDN eBidDoc #2113331 on the website’s Project Search page. Paper Bidding Documents may also be viewed at the City of Cokato and at Stantec, 2335 Highway 36 West, St. Paul, MN 55113, (651) 636-4600.
Direct inquiries to Engineer’s Project Manager Daryl Kirschenman at 651-604-4848.
Bid Security in the amount of 5 percent of the amount of the Bid must accompany each Bid in accordance with the Instructions to Bidders.
The Owner reserves the right to retain the deposits of the 3 lowest Bidders for a period not to exceed 60 days after the date and time set for the Opening of Bids. No Bids may be withdrawn for a period of 60 days after the date and time set for the Opening of Bids.
The Owner reserves the right to reject any and all Bids, to waive irregularities and informalities therein, and further reserves the right to award the Contract to the best interests of the Owner.
Don Levens, City Administrator
City of Cokato, Minnesota
Published in the Enterprise Dispatch June 18, and 25, 2012.