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New public notices published in the issue of Feb. 9, 2018

February 1, 2018
LEGAL NOTICE
CITY OF INDEPENDENCE
The Planning Commission will hold a public hearing in the Council Chambers at 1920 County Road 90 on Tuesday, February 20, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. to review the following requests:
1. PUBLIC HEARING: Art Ahlstrom (Applicant/Owner) requests that the City consider the following action for the property located at 9085 US Highway 12 (PID No. 18-118-24-12-0016) in Independence, MN:
a. A conditional use permit to allow commercial indoor storage on the subject property.
b. A variance to allow commercial indoor storage to occur on the subject property:
i. Within newly constructed buildings.
ii. Not owner occupied.
2. PUBLIC HEARING: Bryan Johnson and Hilltop Farm, Inc (Applicants/Owners) request that the City consider the following action for the properties located at 6576 Turner Road and 1235 County Road 90 (PID No.s 27-118-24-14-0005 and 27-118-24-14-0004) in Independence, MN:
a. A lot line rearrangement which would move the existing lot line between the two properties. The rearrangement would add acreage to the 6576 Turner Road property and reduce the acreage of the 1235 County Road 90 property.
The items highlighted above may have a direct or indirect effect on your property. All persons wishing to be heard with reference to these applications will be given the opportunity at this meeting. Written comments can be directed to City Hall, 1920 County Road 90, Independence, MN 55359. Plans are available for review at the City Office.
CITY OF INDEPENDENCE
By Planning Commission
Published in the Delano Herald Journal Feb. 9, 2018.

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP
ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
2018 DUST CONTROL
Notice is hereby given that sealed bids will be received by Franklin Township Clerk/ Treasurer until 2:00 p.m. (CST), Monday, March 5, 2018 for the furnishing of all labor and material for the purpose of applying an 18 or 24 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 8735 County Road 16 SE, Delano, Minnesota 55328. Appointments requested 763.639.4345.
Bids shall be directed to the Township Clerk/Treasurer, 8735 County Road 16 SE, Delano, MN 55328 securely sealed, and endorsed upon the outside wrapper “BID FOR 2018 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 5, 2018 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.
Stephanie Russek,
Clerk/Treasurer of the Town of Franklin
Published in the Delano Herald Journal Feb. 9 and 16, 2018.

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP
ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
2018 GRANITE HAULING
Notice is hereby given that bids will be received by Franklin Township Clerk/Treasurer until 2:00 p.m. (CST), Monday, March 5, 2018 for the furnishing of all labor and material for the purpose of loading & hauling approximately 13,000 tons of CL 2 granite from Martin Marietta Aggregates – St. Cloud Quarry. This approximately 13,000 tons of Granite is to be loaded and hauled in BELLY DUMPS and applied to earmarked Franklin roads in Franklin Township, Wright County, Minnesota.
Earmarked roads for 2018 are:
- 110th St., Braddock Ave., Ahern Ave. (approximately 2.75 miles)
- Eaken Ave. (approximately 0.75 miles)
- Ahern Ave. (Co Rd 13 to 95th) (approximately 0.5 miles)
- Daugue Ave. (approximately 1.25 miles)
-110th St., East Fenner Ave. (approximately 0.25 miles)
-107th St. (Nester addition) (approximately 0.33 miles)
-117th St. & 118th St. (Rice Lake Hills) (approximately 0.5 miles)
These roads and distances (6.5 miles total) are approximate and for calculation purposes. They may change slightly depending on the resident’s approval of the 2018 budget. Contract Documents may be seen at the office of the Township Clerk/Treasurer 8735 County Road 16 SE, Delano, Minnesota 55328. Appointments requested 763-639-4345.
Bids shall be directed to the Township Clerk/Treasurer, 8735 County Road 16 SE, Delano, MN 55328 and endorsed upon the outside wrapper “BID FOR 2018 GRANITE 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 5, 2017 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.
Stephanie Russek,
Clerk/Treasurer of the Town of Franklin
Published in the Delano Herald Journal Feb. 9 and 16, 2018.

City of Delano
Regular Meeting Minutes
City Council/Economic Development Authority
Tuesday, January 2, 2018 @ 7 p.m.
1. Call to Order
Mayor Graunke called the regular meeting of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority of Tuesday, January 2, 2018, at 7:00 p.m.
2. Roll Call and Approval of Agenda
Members Present: Mayor Dale Graunke; Councilmembers Betsy Stolfa, Jason Franzen, Holly Schrupp
Members Absent: Jon Sutherland, Councilmember
Also Present: Phil Kern, City Administrator; Paula Bauman, Recorder
3. Minutes
Motion by Betsy Stolfa, seconded by Jason Franzen to approve the minutes as submitted; motion carried.
A. Minutes of the regular City Council/Economic Development Authority meeting of Tuesday, November 21, 2017.
B. Minutes of the special workshop of Tuesday, November 28, 2017 | Summary minutes
C. Minutes of the regular City Council/Economic Development Authority meeting of Tuesday, December 5, 2017.
D. Minutes of the special workshop of Tuesday, December 19, 2017
E. Minutes of the regular City Council/Economic Development Authority meeting of Tuesday, December 19, 2017
F. Minutes of the special workshop of Tuesday, December 27, 2017 | Summary minutes
5. Consent Items
Motion by Betsy Stolfa, seconded by Holly Schrupp to approve consent items as submitted; motion carried.
A. City
1. Pay Request No. 13 for the 2016 Infrastructure Improvements Project
2. Motion to hire part-time staff as warming house attendants
8. CITY STRATEGY No. 3: Plan for the maintenance replacement and efficient operations of the City’s equipment, buildings and infrastructure, energy and utility systems
A. Consider bids for electrical, plumbing, HVAC/Mechanical, and insulation at Central Park Concessions Building.
Motion by Holly Schrupp, seconded by Jason Franzen to approve the low quotes submitted by Fobbe Electric ($18,725), AR Engh ($62,400), and Intex Insulation ($5,125); motion carried.
11. CITY STRATEGY No. 6: Ensure communication and positive relationships between the Council, City Staff, Employees and Commission members.
A. Fire Relief Minutes, January – October, 2017
15. Other Business
A. Adopt Resolution regarding the support of a job creation fund application in connection with Pizzey Ingredients USA, LLC.
Motion by Holly Schrupp, seconded by Betsy Stolfa to adopt resolution regarding the support of a job creation fund application in connection with Pizzey Ingredients USA, LLC; motion carried 5-0 by roll call vote.
17. Claims
A. City Claims
Motion by Betsy Stolfa, seconded by Jason Franzen to approve City Claims as submitted; motion carried with Holly Schrupp abstaining.
18. Other business (continued)
Motion by Holly Schrupp, seconded by Betsy Stolfa to enter into closed session to discuss Employee of the Year nomination; motion carried.
Motion by Betsy Stolfa, seconded by Holly Schrupp to exit out of closed session; motion carried.
Motion by Betsy Stolfa, seconded by Jason Franzen to accept nominations and appoint the Motor Vehicle Department: Sarah Lindahl, Nicole Holman, Alisha Ely and Beth Wachman for Employee of the Year for the year 2017; motion carried.
19. Adjournment
There being no further business to discuss, the regular meeting of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority of Tuesday, January 2, 2018.
Dale Graunke, Mayor
Brian Bloch, Finance Director/Clerk
Attest: Paula Bauman,
Administrative Services Coordinator
Published in the Delano Herald Journal Feb. 9, 2018.

City of Delano
Regular Meeting Minutes
City Council/Economic Development Authority
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 @ 7 p.m.
1. Call to Order
Mayor Graunke called the regular meeting of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority of Tuesday, January 16, 2018, to order at 7 p.m.
2. Roll Call and Approval of Agenda
Members Present: Dale Graunke, Mayor; Councilmembers Betsy Stolfa, Jason Franzen, Holly Schrupp and Jon Sutherland
Also Present: Phil Kern, City Administrator; Alan Brixius, City Planner; Justin Markon, Intern; Paula Bauman, Recorder
Motion by Betsy Stolfa, seconded by Holly Schrupp to approve the agenda as submitted; motion carried.
5. Consent Items
Motion by Betsy Stolfa, seconded by Jon Sutherland to approve the consent items 5A2 and 5B1 as submitted; motion carried 5-0 by roll call vote.
A. City
1. Authorize purchase membership software from Active network/Maximum Solutions to be used for the splashpad.
Motion by Holly Schrupp, seconded by Betsy Stolfa to table the purchase of membership software for the newly constructed splashpad to the January 30th meeting for further discussion; motion carried.
2. Adopt resolution approving gambling application to conduct off-site gambling permit for the Delano Rage Lacrosse.
B. EDA
1. Adopt EDA resolution approving the Civil Rights Certification Form HUD-5007-CR.
9. CITY STRATEGY No. 4: Manage the City’s growth so that it is high quality and consistent with the City’s Comprehensive Plan while maintaining the City’s historical culture, characteristics and features.
A. Consider application and concept plan for annexation of property located on County Road 16 in Franklin Township.
1. Hold Public Hearing to consider annexation
Motion by Holly Schrupp, seconded by Betsy Stolfa to open the public hearing to consider annexation of property located on County Road 16 in Franklin Township; motion carried.
Motion by Holly Schrupp, seconded by Jon Sutherland to close the public hearing; motion carried.
2. Adopt ordinance annexing certain property abutting the City of Delano.
Motion by Holly Schrupp, seconded by Jason Franzen to adopt ordinance annexing certain property abutting the City of Delano; motion carried.
14. CITY STRATEGY No. 9: To ensure the overall aesthetic appeal of the City.
A. Highland Ridge 6th Addition
17. Claims
A. City Claims
Motion by Holly Schrupp, seconded by Betsy Stolfa to approve City Claims as submitted; motion carried.
B. EDA Claims
1. November, 2017
Motion by Jon Sutherland, seconded by Jason Franzen to approve the November, 2017, EDA Claims as submitted; motion carried.
2. December, 2017
Motion by Holly Schrupp, seconded by Jon Sutherland to approve the December, 2017, EDA Claims as submitted; motion carried.
18. Closed Session
A. Consider purchase agreement from Randy’s Rentals for property in the West Metro Business Park
Motion by Holly Schrupp, seconded by Jon Sutherland to enter into closed session to review two purchase agreements from Randy’s Environmental Services and Solution Manufacturing for property located in the Delano Business Park; motion carried.
Motion by Jon Sutherland, seconded by Holly Schrupp to exit out of closed session; motion carried.
19. Adjournment
There being no further business to discuss, the regular meeting of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority of Tuesday, January 16, 2018, was adjourned at 8:50 p.m.
Dale Graunke, Mayor
Brian Bloch, Finance Director/Clerk
Attest: Paula Bauman,
Administrative Services Coordinator
Published in the Delano Herald Journal Feb. 9, 2018.

City of Delano
Special Meeting Summary Minutes
City Council/Economic Development Authority
Tuesday, January 30, 2018 @ 6 p.m.
1. Call to Order
Mayor Graunke called the special meeting of the Delano City Council of Tuesday, January 30, 2018, to order at 6:00 P.M.
2. Roll Call
Present: Dale Graunke, Mayor; Jason Franzen, Councilmember; Holly Schrupp, Councilmember; Betsy Stolfa, Councilmember; Jon Sutherland, Councilmember
Also present: Phil Kern, City Administrator; Justin Markon, Recorder
3. Special Order of Business
A.Interview and appoint candidates for various boards and commissions
Franzen made a motion to appoint Joe Schleper and Thomas Schaffer to the Park and Recreation Commission for a three-year term, seconded by Sutherland; motion carried.
Schrupp made a motion to appoint Frank Coborn and Roger Swenson to the Public Safety Commission for a three-year term, seconded by Stolfa; motion carried.
Schrupp made a motion to appoint Theresa Schlosser-Green to the Spirit of Community Commission for a two-year term, seconded by Franzen; motion carried.
Stolfa made a motion to appoint Jonathon Ness to the Water, Light, and Power Commission for a three-year term, seconded by Sutherland; motion carried.
B. Appoint Council liaisons for various boards and commissions
Motion by Stolfa, seconded by Franzen to approve councilmembers as liaisons to the following boards and commissions for the next year: Park and Recreation Commission – Sutherland; Planning Commission – Graunke; Public Safety Commission – Sutherland; Water, Light, and Power Commission – Franzen (three-year appointment); Spirit of Community Commission – Graunke; Delano Fire and Rescue – Schrupp; Safe Schools – Sutherland; Senior Advisory Board – Graunke; Wright County Area Transportation – Franzen; Highway 12 Safety Coalition – Sutherland; motion carried.
C. Compensatory Time Adjustment - Liquor Store
Stolfa made a motion to re-award compensatory time and extend the 80-hour time limit to June 30, 2018 for Nancy Drumsta, seconded by Sutherland; motion carried.
D. Discuss proposal to partner on internship program
Kern described a potential new arrangement with the City of Minnetonka and the League of Minnesota Cities for a fellowship program. This item will be discussed at a future City Council meeting.
E. Consider membership software for splashpad
Council discussed a possible arrangement with Delano Public Schools to utilize the ActiveNetwork software used by Community Education for Tiger Activity Center membership for splashpad membership, instead of the City purchasing its own license.
F. Discuss Central Park Concession Building and consider subcontractor quotes
Motion by Schrupp to approve bid by Overhead Door Company for work at the Central Park Concession Building, seconded by Franzen; motion carried.
Motion by Franzen to approve bid by Wright Hennepin Security for work at the Central Park Concession Building, seconded by Schrupp; motion carried.
G. Consider gambling permit for Delano All-Night Grad Party
Motion by Stolfa to approve gambling permit for the Delano Graduation Party and authorize staff to draft changes to the permit ordinance, seconded by Sutherland; motion carried.
H. Reschedule February 6 City Council meeting due to precinct caucuses
Councilmembers were open to changing the meeting to Monday, February 5, 2018, if a meeting is needed or to cancel the meeting if there is no pressing business.
I. Consider option agreement for land near West Metro Business Park
Motion by Franzen to enter closed session to consider option agreement for land near the West Metro Business Park, seconded by Sutherland; motion carried.
Motion by Stolfa to come out of closed session, seconded by Schrupp; motion carried.
4. Adjournment
There being no further business to discuss, the special meeting of the Delano City Council of Tuesday, January 30, 2018, was adjourned at 9:55 p.m.
Dale Graunke, Mayor
Brian Bloch, Finance Director/Clerk
Attest: Justin Markon,
Administrative Intern
Published in the Delano Herald Journal Feb. 9, 2018.