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PUBLIC NOTICE
CITY OF DASSEL
Truth in Taxation Meeting
The Dassel City Council will conduct a Special Meeting on Monday, December 18, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. to review and approve the 2018 General Fund Budget & Levy. The meeting will be held at the Dassel City Hall.
Any interested parties are encouraged to attend the meeting.
Please note that the County Assessor is responsible for any/all property valuation changes. If you have questions regarding any change in your valuation please contact Meeker County Assessor’s office.
Terri Boese
City Clerk/Treasurer
City of Dassel
Published in the Enterprise Dispatch Dec. 1, 2017.

CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF DASSEL
Notice of Public Hearing
Vacating Drainage and Utility Easements
Notice is hereby given that the Dassel City Council will hold a Public Hearing in the City Council Chambers at Dassel City Hall, 460 Third St, on Monday, December 18, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. to consider a request from Carl Rokala, 73675 215th St, Dassel, for the vacation of drainage and utility easements along interior lot lines on Lots 1-3, Block 8 and Lots 27-33, Block 3; of Summit Hills Addition to Dassel.
Map copies of the lots and easement locations are available at the Dassel City Clerk’s office, 460 Third St, Dassel, MN.
All persons interested are invited to attend this hearing, at which time both oral and written comments may be presented. Written comments may be submitted to the City Clerk’s Office at any time prior to the Council meeting.
Terri Boese
City Clerk/Treasurer
City of Dassel
Published in the Enterprise Dispatch Dec. 1, 2017.

Notice of Public Hearing
Notice is hereby given, that on Monday, December 11, 2017 the Stockholm Township Planning Commission will hold a hearing at the Stockholm Community Center at 7:00 p.m. to consider the following item:
Nancy Buschel is requesting a Conditional Use Permit for the purpose of operating a commercial children’s day care at the Stockholm Community Center. This is PID #218-000-171104. It is located at 16233 Co Rd 30 SW, Cokato in Stockholm Township.
Such persons that desire to be heard with reference to the CUP request will be heard at this time. If you do not attend the hearing or submit written comment, it will be assumed that you have no objections to the proposal.
Stockholm Planning Commission
Joey Berg, Administrator
Published in the Enterprise Dispatch Dec. 1, 2017.

UNOFFICIAL SCHOOL BOARD MINUTES I.S.D. #466, BOARD OF EDUCATION 6:00 PM REGULAR BOARD MEETING, SEPTEMBER 25, 2017 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 Monday, September 25, 2017.
Clemen called the meeting to order at 6:00 PM.
The following members were present: Clemen, Sangren, Nelson, Aho and Bender. The following were absent: None
The meeting began with the pledge of allegiance.
Motion by Aho, seconded by Bender, accepting the agenda as presented. Motion carried unanimously.
The board welcomed David Kivisito as the new student board representative.
Motion by Nelson, seconded by Sangren, approving payment of bills as presented including payroll, hand payables and contingency totaling $1,788,370.53. Motion carried unanimously. (A complete list of bills is available from the District Office for review.)
Curriculum Advisory Committee (CAC) Report: Aho reported on the 9/14/17 meeting which was organizational.
MAWSECO Report: None
Community Education Report: None
Business Manager’s Report: Business Manager Palmer reviewed the preliminary results of the 2016-17 audit which took place last week and also reviewed the investment report with the board.
DCRISC – None
SEE – None
Superintendent’s Report – Superintendent Powers reported on the past week.
Facilities Sub-Committee – None
Negotiations Update – Clemen and Bender reported on the activities of their committees
Student Representative’s Report – Student Rep Kivisto reported on activities and the start of the year
Motion by Bender, seconded by Nelson, approving all consent items, which included approval of the minutes from the August 23, 2017 Subcommittee Meeting Certified, August 28, 2017 Regular Board Meeting, September 11, 2017 Special Board Meeting, and the September 13, 2017 Subcommittee Meeting
Noncertified. Approval of the wire transfers made on August 16th for $25,000, August 29th for $170,000, August 31st for $700,000, September 8th for $100,000, September 11th for $125,000 and September 15th for $500,000. Personnel items approved: Resignation/retirement of Ross Anderson as a full time custodian effective 12/29/2017, Resignation/retirement of Wylene Danielson as the cook manager at Cokato Elementary effective 11/3/2017, Resignation/retirement of Charles Smoldt as a full time custodian effective 12/31/2017, Resignation of Jessie Kumpula as a High School Paraeducator 9/8/2017, Resignation of Jamie Lund as a Middle School Paraeducator 8/28/2017, Resignation of Shane Colberg as a school board member effective 9/22/2017, Assignment of Bethany Mayfield as a volunteer girls swim coach, Employment of Leona Pokornowski as a Dassel Elementary SPED Paraeducator effective 9/11/2017, Employment of Bethany Mayfield as a Middle School SPED Paraeducator effective 9/11/2017, Employment of Kate Lynn Meyers as a Dassel Elementary part-time kitchen assistant effective 9/5/2017, Employment of Barbara Krueger as a Middle School Elementary part-time kitchen assistant effective 9/18/2017, Employment of Elizabeth Koenen as a Middle School Elementary part-time kitchen assistant effective 9/5/2017, Employment of Taylor Roles as a Cokato Elementary kindergarten paraeducator effective 9/5/17, Employment of Shaylea Davis as a High School SPED Paraeducator effective 10/2/2017, Approval of a lane changes for Katie Scepaniak from BA+15 to BA+30, for Doug Asquith from BA+30 to MA, for Laura Eastling from MA+30 to MA+45. Acceptance of Donations from an Anonymous donor – $500 to the Foster Grandparent program, From DC Swim Team Boosters - $200 for a timing pad, From DC Football Boosters - $1,000 for youth coaching staff, From DC Football Boosters - $4,000 for additional coaches, From an Anonymous donor - $150 to the football program, From DC Swim Team Boosters - $110 for a banner, From Meeker Coop Electric Trust - $300 grant for 6th grade community service project (applied for by Beth Flick). Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Nelson, seconded by Sangren, approving Christina Clark and Mark Benoit for three year terms on the Curriculum Advisory Council. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Aho, seconded by Nelson, certifying the 2017 Payable 2018 Levy at the maximum level. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Nelson, seconded by Aho, certifying the following July 1, 2017 through June 30 2019 contracts:
School Service Employees Local 284: The terms of the agreement include an increase of 2.07% on salary in year one and 1.16% in year two, a $0.10 increase to longevity, an increase to the outside activity hourly rate, a $940.19 increase to the health insurance family cap in year two, and $100 to health savings account district contribution. Language changes were also made to uniform allowance and vacation leave.
Food Service Secretary: The terms of the agreement include an increase of 1.5% on the salary schedule in year one and year two, a $204 increase to the dental insurance cap, a $200 increase to the health insurance cap in year two and a $150 to 403b district contribution. Language changes were also made to discretionary leave and health insurance.
Community Education Secretary: The terms of the agreement include an increase of 1.5% on the salary schedule in year one and year two, a $204 increase to the dental insurance cap, a $200 increase to the health insurance cap in year two and a $150 to 403b district contribution. Language changes were also made to health insurance.
Bookkeeper: The terms of the agreement include an increase of 1.5% on the salary schedule in year one and year two, a $204 increase to the dental insurance cap, a $200 increase to the health insurance cap in year two and a $150 to 403b district contribution. Language changes were also made to health insurance.
Payroll Clerk: The terms of the agreement include an increase of 1.5% on the salary schedule in year one and year two, a $204 increase to the dental insurance cap, a $200 increase to the health insurance cap in year two and a $150 to 403b district contribution. Language changes were also made to health insurance.
School Age Child Care Site Supervisor: The terms of the agreement include an increase on the hourly rate of $1.01 in year one and $1.00 in year two in an effort to pay a competitive wage in comparison to the state job match guide.
Community Education Program Coordinator: The terms of the agreement include an increase of 1.0% on the salary schedule in year one and year two, a $2,250 increase to the health insurance cap in year one, and one additional discretionary day. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Bender, seconded by Sangren, authorizing Principal Dale Carlson to sign student activity account drafts for the High School. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Aho, seconded by Sangren, approving a cheerleading trip to Orlando, Florida for NHSCC National Competition. The team must qualify for the trip. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Nelson, seconded by Sangren, approving the following resolution:
RESOLUTION FILLING SCHOOL BOARD VACANCY BY APPOINTMENT
WHEREAS, a vacancy exists in the office of school board member with a term expiring the first Monday in January, 2021; and
WHEREAS, the vacancy occurred less than ninety (90) days prior to the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November in the first or second year of the vacant term;
NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by the School Board of Independent School District No. 466, State of Minnesota, as follows:
Pursuant to Minnesota Statutes, Section 123B.09, Subd. 5b, Andrew Engh is hereby appointed to fill the vacancy and to serve until a successor is elected and qualified. The appointment shall be effective thirty (30) days after the adoption of this resolution unless a valid petition to reject the appointee is filed with the school district clerk pursuant to Minnesota Statutes, Section 123B.09, Subd. 5b(b) within that thirty (30) day time period. Motion carried unanimously.
The board agreed to have the Truth in Taxation meeting on 12/11/17.
Being no further business, the meeting adjourned at 6:43 PM.
Chuck Nelson, Clerk
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Published in the Enterprise Dispatch Dec. 1, 2017.

UNOFFICIAL SCHOOL BOARD MINUTES I.S.D. #466, BOARD OF EDUCATION 6:00 PM CERTIFIED NEGOTIATIONS, SEPTEMBER 26, 2017 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 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, Cokato, Minnesota, on Tuesday, September 26, 2017.
Bender called the meeting to order at 6:00 PM.
The following members were present: Sangren, Aho, and Bender. The following were absent: none.
The meeting began with the pledge of allegiance.
The certified committee met with the DCEA.
Being no further business, the meeting adjourned at 9:48 pm.
Chuck Nelson, Clerk
This document is available in the following formats upon request: Braille, Large Print, Audio Cassette Tape, and Computer Disk. Please call (320-286-4100) for more information or to request a copy.
Published in the Enterprise Dispatch Dec. 1, 2017.

UNOFFICIAL SCHOOL BOARD MINUTES I.S.D. #466, BOARD OF EDUCATION
6:00 PM SPECIAL BOARD MEETING, OCTOBER 9, 2017 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 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, Cokato, Minnesota, on Monday, October 9, 2017.
Clemen called the meeting to order at 6:00 PM.
The following members were present: Aho, Clemen, Sangren, Bender and Nelson. The following were absent: none.
The meeting began with the pledge of allegiance.
Motion by Aho, seconded by Nelson, approving the agenda as printed. Motion carried unanimously.
Superintendent Powers and staff presented the 16-17 Assessment Results.
Being no further business, the meeting adjourned at 7:15 p.m.
Chuck Nelson, Clerk
This document is available in the following formats upon request: Braille, Large Print, Audio Cassette Tape, and Computer Disk. Please call (320-286-4100) for more information or to request a copy.
Published in the Enterprise Dispatch Dec. 1, 2017.

UNOFFICIAL SCHOOL BOARD MINUTES I.S.D. #466, BOARD OF EDUCATION 6:00 PM REGULAR BOARD MEETING, OCTOBER 23, 2017 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 Monday, October 23, 2017.
Clemen called the meeting to order at 6:00 PM.
The following members were present: Clemen, Sangren, Nelson and Bender. The following were absent: Aho
The meeting began with the pledge of allegiance.
Motion by Sangren, seconded by Nelson, accepting the agenda as presented. Motion carried unanimously.
Chad Dischinger, son of Randall and Marcia Dischinger of Dassel, was presented with the September Russell A. Johnson Courtesy and Respect Award.
Motion by Bender, seconded by Nelson, approving payment of bills as presented including payroll, hand payables and contingency totaling $1,952,677.83. Motion carried unanimously. (A complete list of bills is available from the District Office for review.)
Curriculum Advisory Committee (CAC) Report: Written
MAWSECO Report: Written
Community Education Report: Written
Business Manager’s Report: Business Manager Palmer reported expenditures are in line with budget through the end of the fourth month of the fiscal and also reviewed the investment report with the board.
Student Representative’s Report – Student Rep Kivisto reported on academic and extracurricular activities.
SEE – Written
Superintendent’s Report – Powers reported on Career Day and Service Learning Day.
Facilities Sub-Committee – None
Negotiations Update – Clemen and Bender reported on the activities of their committees
Motion by Nelson, seconded by Sangren, approving all consent items, which included approval of the minutes from the September 25, 2017 Regular Board Meeting, September 26, 2017 Subcommittee Meeting Certified, October 9, 2017 Special Board Meeting, and the October 11, 2017 Subcommittee Meeting Noncertified. Approval of the wire transfers made on September 26th for $200,000, September 29th for $600,000, October 10th for $100,000, and October 13th for $800,000. Personnel items approved: Resignation of Chantel Gillman as a High School Paraeductor effective 11/14/2017, Resignation of Beth
Keskey as Boys DCL Diving Coach, Employment of Tami Surprenant as the cook manager at Cokato Elementary effective 11/1/2017, Employment of Paul Keranen as a Type III sub van driver, Employment of Christine Bowles as a High School/Cokato Elementary part-time kitchen assistant effective 9/27/2017, Employment of Lisa Kinnunen as an ECSE paraeducator effective 10/2/2017, Approval of the list of Winter 2017-18 Coach/Advisor Assignments, Approve additional assignments for Fall 2017 Community Education Coaches/Instructors, Approval of up to 10 weeks FMLA Leave for Ashlee Georges beginning approximately April 2, 2018, Approval of up to 12 weeks FMLA Leave for Annette Bohnsack beginning approximately January 30, 2018, Approval of Unpaid child care leave for Annette Bohnsack 5/1/18 to 5/31/18. Acceptance of Donations From Janet Cafferty – instruments to the music program, Dairy Queen of Cokato - $384 to Dassel Elementary, Dairy Queen of Cokato - $384 to Cokato Elementary, DC Football Boosters - $25 to the football program, Volleyball Boosters - $200 for spandex, Gymnastics Boosters - $2,386 for uneven bars, Boys Swim Boosters - $200 for a computer, Girls Swim Boosters - $216.95 for a computer, Girls Swim Boosters - $980 for an additional coach, Shoparoo - $98.75 to Cokato Elementary. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Sangren, seconded by Nelson, changing the start time for Special Board Meetings from 6:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Nelson, seconded by Bender, certifying the following July 1, 2017 through June 30 2019 contracts:
10 Month Secretary’s contract: The terms of the agreement include an increase of 1.75% on the salary schedule in year one and 1.5% in year two, a $204 increase to the dental insurance cap, a $200 increase to the health insurance cap in year two and an additional discretionary day.
Activities Secretary’s contract: The terms of the agreement include an increase of 1.75% on the salary schedule in year one and 1.5% in year two, a $204 increase to the dental insurance cap, a $200 increase to the health insurance cap in year two and an additional discretionary day.
Special Education/Curriculum Secretary’s contract: The terms of the agreement include an increase of 1.75% on the salary schedule in year one and 1.5% in year two, a $204 increase to the dental insurance cap, a $200 increase to the health insurance cap in year two and an additional discretionary day.
ECFE Secretary’s contract: The terms of the agreement include an increase of 1.75% on the salary schedule in year one and 1.5% in year two, a $204 increase to the dental insurance cap, a $200 increase to the health insurance cap in year two and an additional discretionary day.
Transportation Coordinator’s contract: The terms of the agreement include an increase of 3% on the salary schedule in year one and year two and a $850 increase to 403b match. Contract language was added regarding the coordinator covering unfilled routes and extra-curricular trips.
IT Specialist’s contract: The terms of the agreement include an increase of 1.5% on the salary schedule in year one and year two and a $300 increase to 403b match.
Motion carried unanimously.
Being no further business, the meeting adjourned at 6:38 PM.
Chuck Nelson, Clerk
This document is available in the following formats upon request: Braille, Large Print, Audio Cassette Tape, and Computer Disk. Please call (320-286-4100) for more information or to request a copy.
Published in the Enterprise Dispatch Dec. 1, 2017.

UNOFFICIAL SCHOOL BOARD MINUTES I.S.D. #466, BOARD OF EDUCATION 5:30 PM CERTIFIED NEGOTIATIONS, NOVEMBER 1, 2017 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 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, Cokato, Minnesota, on Wednesday, October 11, 2017.
Bender called the meeting to order at 5:30 P.M.
The following members were present: Bender, Sangren and Aho. The following were absent: none.
The Certified Committee met with the Teachers.
Being no further business, the meeting adjourned at 9:00 p.m.
Chuck Nelson, Clerk
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Published in the Enterprise Dispatch Dec. 1, 2017.

UNOFFICIAL SCHOOL BOARD MINUTES I.S.D. #466, BOARD OF EDUCATION 5:00 PM SPECIAL BOARD MEETING, NOVEMBER 13, 2017 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 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, Cokato, Minnesota, on Monday, November 13, 2017.
Clemen called the meeting to order at 6:00 PM.
The following members were present: Aho, Clemen, Sangren, Bender, Engh and Nelson. The following were absent: none.
The meeting began with the pledge of allegiance.
Motion by Sangren, seconded by Nelson, approving the agenda as printed. Motion carried unanimously.
Superintendent Powers administered the Oath of Office to Andy Engh.
Motion by Bender, seconded by Nelson, approving the Fiscal Year 2017 audit. Paul Harvego presented the audit results. Motion carried unanimously.
Clemen closed the meeting for property negotiations at 5:34. The closed session was recorded in accordance with state statute.
Clemen opened the meeting at 5:44.
Being no further business, the meeting adjourned at 5:45 p.m.
Chuck Nelson, Clerk
This document is available in the following formats upon request: Braille, Large Print, Audio Cassette Tape, and Computer Disk. Please call (320-286-4100) for more information or to request a copy.
Published in the Enterprise Dispatch Dec. 1, 2017.