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STATE OF MINNESOTA
COUNTY OF WRIGHT
TENTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT
DISTRICT COURT
PROBATE DIVISION
Court File No. PR-14-250
Estate of Chester C. Ortloff, Decedent
NOTICE OF HEARING ON PETITION
FOR DESCENT of PROPERTY
A Petition for Determination of Descent has been filed with this Court. The Petition represents that the Decedent died more than three years ago, leaving property in Minnesota and requests the probate of Decedent’s last Will (if any), and the descent of such property be determined and assigned by this court to the persons entitled to the property.
Any objections to the Petition must be filed with the Court prior to or raised at the hearing. If proper, and no objections are filed or raised, the Petition may be granted.
It is Ordered and Notice is further given, that the Petition will be heard on February 27, 2014, at 9:00 a.m., by this Court at the Wright County Courthouse, 10 NW Second Street, Buffalo, Minnesota.
1. Notice shall be given to all interested persons (Minn. Stat. 524.1-401) and persons who have filed a demand for notice pursuant to Minn. Stat. 524.3-204.
2. Notice shall be given by publishing the Notice and Order as provided by law and by: Mailing a copy of this Notice and Order at least 14 days prior to the hearing date.
Dated: Jan. 16, 2014
/s/ Peggy Gentles, Court Administrator
by Aimee Primus, Deputy
Attorney for Petitioner
David P. Hubert
Melchert Hubert Sjodin, LLP
121 West Main Street, Suite 200
Waconia, MN, 55387
Attorney License No: 47752
Telephone: (952) 442-7700
FAX: (952) 442-6166
Published in the Delano Herald Journal Feb. 3 and 10, 2014.

MINNESOTA SECRETARY OF STATE
CERTIFICATE OF ASSUMED NAME
Minnesota Statues Chapter 333
The filing of an assumed name does not provide a user with exclusive rights to that name. The filing is required for consumer protection in order to enable consumers to be able to identify the true owner of a business.
1. List the exact assumed name under which the business is or will be conducted: Farm Farm
2. Principal place of business: 6001 50th St. SE, Delano, MN 55328
3. List the name and complete street address of all persons conducting business under the above Assumed Name or if an entity, provide the legal corporate, LLC, or Limited Partnership name and registered office address. James Cody Bauman, 2509 Aldrich Ave. S #2, Minneapolis, MN 55405
4. I, the undersigned, certify that I am signing this document as the person whose signature is required, or as agent of the person(s) whose signature would be required who has authorized me to sign this document on his/her behalf, or in both capacities. I further certify that I have completed all required fields, and that the information in this document is true and correct and in compliance with the applicable chapter of Minnesota Statutes. I understand that by signing this document I am subject to the penalties of perjury as set forth in Section 609.48 as if I had signed this document under oath.
/s/ James C Bauman
Published in the Delano Herald Journal Feb. 3 and 10, 2014.

SUMMARY MINUTESCITY OF DELANOSpecial WorkshopCity Council/Economic Development AuthorityTuesday, January 21, 20146:00 p.m.
1. CALL TO ORDER
Mayor Graunke called the special workshop of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority of Tuesday, January 21, 2014, to order at 6:00 p.m.
2. ROLL CALL
Members Present: Mayor Dale Graunke; Council members Betsy Stolfa, Dan Vick, Derek Schansberg, and Jack Russek
Members Absent: None
Also Present: Phil Kern, City Administrator
3. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS
A. Consider request for text amendment from the Bohemian Wine Bar and Pub to allow for production brewery with a taproom in Delano’s Central Business District.
Devin Massopust gave Council the background of the proposed text amendment which would allow conditional use permits to be applied for to open production breweries in the CBD and instead of being designated a brewpub, would be designated a brewer taproom.
B. Discuss downtown parking.
Council reviewed the Downtown Parking Study which reviewed ways to accommodate additional parking within the Central Business District. Council directed further review through the Public Safety Commission and the Planning Commission.
C. Discuss sidewalk maintenance.
Council discussed the possibility of creating Sidewalk Improvement Districts to pay for snow removal and sidewalk maintenance in hopes to alleviate the ongoing challenge of snow removal within the City. Council recommended further review through the Public Safety Commission.
D. Discuss potential acquisition of property – Litfin land.
Kern reviewed the possibility of acquiring the Litfin’s two parcels of land located along the river on the north side of the City. The Litfin’s approached the City a few months ago to further discuss this parcel.
4. ADJOURNMENT
There being no further business to discuss, the special workshop of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority of Tuesday, January 21, 2014, was adjourned at 6:59 p.m.
/s/ Dale Graunke, Mayor
/s/ Marlene E. Kittock, City Clerk
Attest: Paula Bauman, Recorder
Published in the Delano Herald Journal Feb. 10, 2014.

SUMMARY MINUTESCITY OF DELANOSPECIAL WORKSHOPTuesday, January 7, 20146:00 p.m.
1. CALL TO ORDER
Mayor Graunke called the special workshop of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority of Tuesday, January 7, 2014, to order at 6:00p.m.
2. ROLL CALL
Members Present: Mayor, Dale Graunke; Council Members Betsy Stolfa, Dan Vick, Derek Schansberg, and Jack Russek
Members Absent: None
Also Present: Phil Kern, City Administrator
3. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS
A. Conduct City Administrator’s annual performance review
Motion by Betsy Stolfa, seconded by Dan Vick to enter into a closed session to discuss the City Administrator’s annual performance review. Motion carried.
Motion by Betsy Stolfa, seconded by Jack Russek exit out of closed session. Motion carried.
B. Review and select 2013 employee of the year
The 2013 employee of the year will be announced at the annual holiday party on Sunday, January 19, 2014.
C. Discuss interview process for Boards and Commissions applications
The Council decided to interview the applicants at 6:00 pm on January 28th and have another workshop meeting on January 21st to discuss other items.
4. ADJOURNMENT
Motion by Dan Vick, seconded by Derek Schansberg to adjourn the Special Workshop of the City Council/Economic Development Authority of Tuesday, January 7, 2014. Motion carried.
There being no further business to discuss, the special workshop of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority of Tuesday, January 7, 2014 was adjourned at 6:52pm.
/s/ Dale Graunke, Mayor
/s/ Marlene E. Kittock, City Clerk
/s/ Devin Massopust, Recorder
Published in the Delano Herald Journal Feb. 10, 2014.

SUMMARY MINUTESCITY OF DELANOSpecial WorkshopCity Council/Economic Development AuthorityTuesday, January 28, 20146:00 p.m.
1. CALL TO ORDER
Mayor Graunke called the special workshop of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority of Tuesday, January 28, 2014, to order at 6:00 p.m.
2. ROLL CALL
Members Present: Mayor Dale Graunke; Council members Betsy Stolfa, Dan Vick, Derek Schansberg, and Jack Russek
Members Absent: None
Also Present: Phil Kern, City Administrator
3. SPECIAL ORDER OF BUSINESS
A. Interview and appoint members to various Commissions
Motion by Derek Schansberg, second by Betsy Stolfa, to appoint Randy Keranen to the Water, Light, and Power Commission. Motion carried.
Motion by Betsy Stolfa, second by Dan Vick, to Derek Schansberg to the Water, Light, and Power Commission. Motion carried. Derek Schansberg abstained.
Motion by Dan Vick, second by Derek Schansberg, to appoint Ron Drake and Jon Krieg to the Planning Commission. Motion carried.
Motion by Dan Vick, second by Derek Schansberg, to appoint Jim Anderson, Judith Criego, and Mike Larison to the Public Safety Commission, and Joe Schleper and Jason Franzen the Park and Recreation Commission. Motion carried.
4. ADJOURNMENT
There being no further business to discuss, the special workshop of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority of Tuesday, January 28, 2014, was adjourned at 9:10 p.m.
/s/ Dale Graunke, Mayor
/s/ Marlene E. Kittock, City Clerk
Attest: Paula Bauman, Recorder
Published in the Delano Herald Journal Feb. 10, 2014.

MINNESOTA SECRETARY OF STATE
CERTIFICATE OF ASSUMED NAME
Minnesota Statues Chapter 333
The filing of an assumed name does not provide a user with exclusive rights to that name. The filing is required for consumer protection in order to enable consumers to be able to identify the true owner of a business.
1. List the exact assumed name under which the business is or will be conducted: N-Nails
2. Principal place of business: 330 Nelson Blvd., Montrose, MN 55363
3. List the name and complete street address of all persons conducting business under the above Assumed Name or if an entity, provide the legal corporate, LLC, or Limited Partnership name and registered office address. Ly Nguyen, 5515 Lake Sarah Heights Dr., Loretto, MN 55357
4. I, the undersigned, certify that I am signing this document as the person whose signature is required, or as agent of the person(s) whose signature would be required who has authorized me to sign this document on his/her behalf, or in both capacities. I further certify that I have completed all required fields, and that the information in this document is true and correct and in compliance with the applicable chapter of Minnesota Statutes. I understand that by signing this document I am subject to the penalties of perjury as set forth in Section 609.48 as if I had signed this document under oath.
/s/ Ly Van Nguyen
Published in the Delano Herald Journal Feb. 10 and 17, 2014.

SUMMARY MINUTESCITY OF DELANOCity Council/Economic Development AuthorityTuesday, January 21, 20147:00 p.m.
1. CALL TO ORDER
Mayor Graunke called the regular meeting of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority of Tuesday, January 21, 2014 to order at 7:00 p.m.
2. ROLL CALL
Members Present: Mayor, Dale Graunke; Council members Betsy Stolfa, Dan Vick, Derek Schansberg, and Jack Russek
Members Absent: None
Also Present: Phil Kern, City Administrator; Devin Massopust, Administrative Intern; Paula Bauman, Recorder
Motion by Jack Russek, seconded by Betsy Stolfa to approve the agenda of Tuesday, January 21, 2014 with the recommended additions. Motion carried.
3. MINUTES
Motion by Dan Vick, seconded by Jack Russek to approve the minutes as submitted. Motion carried.
A. Minutes of the special workshop of Tuesday, January 7, 2014.
B. Summary minutes of the special workshop of Tuesday, January 7, 2014 for publication in the Delano Herald Journal.
C. Minutes of the regular City Council/Economic Development Authority meeting of Tuesday, January 7, 2014.
5. CONSENT ITEMS
Motion by Derek Schansberg, seconded by Betsy Stolfa to approve the consent items as submitted. Motion carried.
A. EDA
1. Quarterly Financial Report of the Delano EDA/Crow River Villa Apartments for the 3rd Quarter of fiscal year 2013-2014.
B. CITY
1. Approve a request from the Delano Element School PIE, Temporary On-Sale Intoxicating Liquor (Wine/Beer Tasting) for the Taste of Delano Event on February 28, 2014, and a Public Facilities Lease Agreement for use of the Delano Community Center.
2. Authorize Pay Request No. 1 for the Delano Business Park Development Project.
3. Authorize Change Order No. 1 for the Delano Business Park Development Project.
4. Motion authorizing the purchase of eight dog waste stations to be placed on certain trails.
5. Motion to approve the naming of the former Xcel Energy building “Riverside Commons”.
6. Approve the resignation of Jason Groskreutz from the Delano Fire Department.
11. CITY STRATEGY No. 6: Ensure communication and positive relationships between the Council, City Staff, Employees and commission members.
A. Minutes from the Delano Fire Relief Association meeting of Thursday, January 9, 2014.
12. CITY STRATEGY No. 7: Ensure the City has a well-trained, productive and accountable workforce to meet the changing needs of the community.
A. Motion appointing Travis Esler to the position of Assistant Chief/Training Officer within the Delano Fire Department.
Motion by Jack Russek, seconded by Betsy Stolfa to appoint Travis Esler to the position of Assistant Chief/Training Officer with the Delano Fire Department. Motion carried 4-0-1 with Dan Vick abstaining.
15. OTHER BUSINESS
A. Discuss moving the regularly scheduled February 4, 2014, City Council meeting due to the election caucus.
Motion by Jack Russek, seconded by Dan Vick to move the regularly scheduled February 4, 2014 City Council meeting to Monday, February 3, 2014, due to the election caucus. Motion carried.
B. Discuss public transportation status in Wright County.
C. Continue discussion of potential land acquisition from the special workshop.
Motion by Dan Vick, seconded by Derek Schansberg to enter into a closed session to further discussion potential land acquisition of property – Litfin land. Motion carried.
Motion by Jack Russek, seconded by Derek Schansberg to exit out of closed session. Motion carried.
D. Recap of discussion from the closed meeting on Tuesday, January 7, 2014.
17. CLAIMS
A. City Claims
Motion by Betsy Stolfa, seconded by Derek Schansberg to approve the City Claims as submitted. Motion carried.
B. EDA Claims
Motion by Jack Russek, seconded by Betsy Stolfa to approve the EDA claims as submitted. Motion carried.
18. ADJOURNMENT
Motion to adjourn the regular meeting of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority of Tuesday, June 21, 2014. Motion carried.
There being no further business to discuss, the regular meeting of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority of Tuesday, June 21, 2014 was adjourned at 8:15 p.m.
/s/ Dale Graunke, Mayor
/s/ Marlene E. Kittock, City Clerk
Attest: Paula Bauman, Recorder
Published in the Delano Herald Journal Feb. 10, 2014.

SUMMARY MINUTESCITY OF DELANOSPECIAL WORKSHOPTuesday, January 7, 20147:00 p.m.
1. CALL TO ORDER
Mayor Graunke called the regular meeting of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority of Tuesday, January 7, 2014 to order at 7:00 p.m.
2. ROLL CALL AND APPROVAL OF AGENDA
Members Present: Mayor Dale Graunke; Councilmembers Betsy Stolfa, Dan Vick, Derek Schansberg, and Jack Russek
Members Absent: None
Also present: Phil Kern, City Administrator; Devin Massopust, Administrative Intern
Motion by Jack Russek, seconded by Dan Vick to approve the agenda of the Delano City Council/ Economic Development Authority meeting of Tuesday, January 7, 2014. Motion carried.
3. MINUTES
A. Minutes of the special workshop of Tuesday, December 17, 2013.
B. Summary Minutes of the special workshop of Tuesday, December 17, 2013 for publication in the Delano Herald Journal.
C. Minutes of the regular City Council/Economic Development Authority meeting of Tuesday, December 17, 2013.
Motion by Jack Russek, seconded by Betsy Stolfa to approve the minutes of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority meeting on December 17, 2013. Motion carried.
5. CONSENT ITEMS
A. CITY
1. Motion to approve a RESOLUTION R-14-01 regarding monetary limits on municipal tort liability.
2. Consider appointing Joe Kittok as the City of Delano’s Animal Control Officer.
3. Appointment of the Official Newspaper for the City of Delano.
4. Authorize Pay Request No. 7 to William Mueller & Sons for $13,857.71 for the Infrastructure Improvement Project.
Motion by Dan Vick, seconded by Jack Russek to approve consent items 5A1, 5A2, 5A3 and 5A4. Motion carried by 5-0 roll call vote.
8. CITY STRATEGY No. 3: Plan for the maintenance, replacement and efficient operations of the City’s equipment, buildings, infrastructure, energy, and utility systems.
A. Motion approving bid to reconstruct fencing at Field 9
Motion by Dan Vick, seconded by Betsy Stolfa to approve the Town and Country bid package with the A2 and A3 alternates and an additional $1,000 for fence netting in left field . Motion carried.
10. CITY STRATEGY No. 5: Encourage and improve the communication of information and ideas with residents and business owners.
A. Conduct public hearing for a liquor violation for Mucho Amigo Mexican Restaurant and Bar LLC, due to non-payment of it monthly liquor licensing fee installment(s) and late penalty(s) and to take appropriate action.
Motion by Jack Russek, seconded by Dan Vick to enter into a public hearing regarding liquor violations by Mucho Amigo Mexican Restaurant and Bar LLC. Motion carried.
Motion by Betsy Stolfa, seconded by Derek Schansberg to close out of public hearing regarding liquor violations by Mucho Amigo Mexican Restaurant and Bar LLC. Motion carried.
Motion by Betsy Stolfa, seconded by Jack Russek to adopt Resolution R-14-02 requesting Mucho Amigo Mexican Restaurant and Bar LLC pay license fees and late fees in full by 5:00 PM on January 8, 2013 with the consequence being revocation of liquor license if not paid. Motion carried 5-0 by roll call vote.
11. CITY STRATEGY No. 6: Ensure communication and positive relationships between the Council, City Staff, Employees and Commission members.
A. Minutes of Delano Fire Relief Association regular meeting of Thursday September 12, 2013.
B. Minutes of the Water, Light and Power Commission meeting of Monday November 18, 2013.
C. Minutes of the Delano Fire Relief Association meeting of Thursday December 12, 2013.
D. Minutes of the regular Delano Fire Department meeting of Thursday, December 12, 2013.
17. CLAIMS
A. CITY CLAIMS
Motion by Dan Vick, seconded by Jack Russek to approve the City Claims as submitted. Motion carried.
18. OTHER BUSINESS
19. ADJOURNMENT
Motion by Jack Russek, seconded by Derek Schansberg to adjourn the regular meeting of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority meeting of Tuesday, January 7, 2014. Motion carried.
There being no further business to discuss, the regular meeting of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority of Tuesday, January 7, 2014 was adjourned at 7:59 p.m.
/s/ Dale Graunke, Mayor
/s/ Marlene E. Kittock, City Clerk
Attest: Devin Massopust, Recorder
Published in the Delano Herald Journal Feb. 10, 2014.

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP
ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
2014 DUST CONTROL
Notice is hereby given that sealed bids will be received by Franklin Township Clerk/Treasurer until 4:00 p.m. (CST), Monday, March 3, 2014 for the furnishing of all labor and material for the purpose of applying an 18 foot wide (as directed by township) application of dust control materials to approximately 60 miles (more or less) of gravel/granite roads in Franklin Township, Wright County, Minnesota.
Contract Documents may be seen at the office of the Township Clerk/Treasurer, 545 Elm Avenue E, Delano, Minnesota 55328. Appointments requested, 763-972-3741.
Bids shall be directed to the Township Clerk/Treasurer, 545 Elm Avenue E, Delano, MN 55328 securely sealed, and endorsed upon the outside wrapper “BID FOR 2014 DUST CONTROL.” Clerk must be in receipt of bid on or before the due date & time set forth in this notice. All bids will be publicly opened and read aloud on Monday, March 3, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. (CST) at the Township Hall, 8735 Wright County Road 16, Delano, Minnesota 55328.
The Township reserves the right to reject any and all bids, to waive irregularities and informalities therein and to award the contract in the best interest of the Township.
By Order of the Franklin Town Board of Supervisors.
Denise Olson, Clerk/Treasurer of the Town of Franklin
Published in the Delano Herald Journal Feb. 10 and 17, 2014.

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP
ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
2014 GRANITE PRODUCT & HAULING
Notice is hereby given that sealed bids will be received by Franklin Township Clerk/Treasurer until 4:00 p.m. (CST), Monday, March 3, 2014 for the furnishing of all product, labor and material for the purpose of product purchase, loading & hauling approximately 28,000 tons (plus or minus) of Class 2 granite. This approximately 28,000 tons of Granite is to be purchased, loaded and hauled in BELLY DUMPS and applied to earmarked Franklin roads in Franklin Township, Wright County, Minnesota.
Contract Documents may be seen at the office of the Township Clerk/Treasurer, 545 Elm Avenue E, Delano, Minnesota 55328. Appointments requested, 763-972-3741.
Bids shall be directed to the Township Clerk/Treasurer, 545 Elm Avenue E, Delano, MN 55328 securely sealed, and endorsed upon the outside wrapper “BID FOR 2014 GRANITE PRODUCT & HAULING.” Clerk must be in receipt of bid on or before the due date & time set forth in this notice. All bids will be publicly opened and read aloud on Monday, March 3, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. (CST) at the Township Hall, 8735 Wright County Road 16, Delano, Minnesota 55328.
The Township reserves the right to reject any and all bids, to waive irregularities and informalities therein and to award the contract in the best interest of the Township.
By Order of the Franklin Town Board of Supervisors.
Denise Olson, Clerk/Treasurer of the Town of Franklin
Published in the Delano Herald Journal Feb. 10 and 17, 2014.

ORDINANCE No. 2013-10
Amending the city of independence
Zoning code, including zoning maps
THE CITY OF INDEPENDENCE DOES ORDAIN:
Section 1. The City of Independence Zoning Code be amended to rezone 24.17 acres of property located at 6615 Franklin Hills Road (PID No. 15-118-24-12-0003): from A-Agriculture to RR-Rural Residential, illustrated in Exhibit A and legally described as follows:
That part of Lot 3, Block 1, FRANKLIN HILLS, Hennepin County, Minnesota, according to the recorded plat thereof, that lies Easterly and Northerly of the following described line:
Commencing at the Southeast corner of said Lot 3; thence on an assumed bearing of South 87 degrees 10 minutes 12 seconds West, along the South line of said Lot 3, a distance of 166.87 feet to the point of beginning of said line; thence North 20 degrees 36 minutes 06 seconds West, a distance of 526.38 feet; thence North 59 degrees 13 minutes 43 seconds West, a distance of 169.52 feet; thence North 89 degrees 24 minutes 13 seconds West, a distance of 994.49 feet to the West lone of said Lot 3 and said line there terminating. 09
Section 2. The City Administrator is hereby directed to amend the City of Independence Zoning Ordinance, including Zoning Maps, in accordance with the foregoing amendment.
Section 3. Effective date. This ordinance shall be and is hereby declared to be in full force and effect after its passage and publication according to law.
Adopted by the Independence City Council this 22nd day of October, 2013.
/s/ Marvin Johnson, Mayor Attest:
/s/ Toni Hirsch, City Administrator
Published in the Delano Herald Journal Feb. 10, 2014.