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i NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE THE RIGHT TO VERIFICATION OF THE DEBT AND IDENTITY OF THE ORIGINAL CREDITOR WITHIN THE TIME PROVIDED BY LAW IS NOT AFFECTED BY THIS ACTION. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that default has occurred ~n the conditions of the following described mortgage: DATE OF MORTGAGE: October 29, 2004 ORIGINAL PRINCIPAL AMOUNT OF MORTGAGE: $49,614.00 MORTGAGOR(S): Heather J. Larson, a single person MORTGAGEE: Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc a Delaware corporation as nominee for Voyager Bank DATE AND PLACE OF FILING: Filed No,ember 1, 2004, Big Stone County NOTICE DISTRICT COURT EIGHTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT PROBATE DIVISION STATE oF MINNESOTA COUNTY OF BIG STONE NOTICE AND ORDER FOR HEARING ON PETITION FOR DESCENT OF PROPERTY In Re: Estate of ALAN P. MEDBERY, a/k/a ALAN PETER MEDBERY, Deceased A Petition for Determination of Descent has been filed in this Court. The Petition represents that the Decedent died more than three (3) 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. Recorder; Document No. 158338 Any objections to the Petition must be ASSIGNMENTS OF MORTGAGE: . filed with the Court prior to or raised at Assigned to: None the hearing. If proper, and no objections LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: Lot Four (4), Block Eighteen (18), Orion's First Addition to the City of Ortonville COUNTY IN WHICH PROPERTY IS LOCATED: Big Stone County, Minnesota THE AMOUNT CLAIMED TO BE DUE ON THE MORTGAGE ON THE DATE OF THE NOTICE: $50,214.24 That no action or proceeding has are filed or raised, the Petition may be granted. IT IS ORDERED and Notice is further given, that the petition will be heard on Wednesday, March 11, 2009 at 8:00 a.m. at the Big Stone County Courthouse, 20 Southeast Second Street, Ortonville, Minnesota 56278. 1. Notice shall be given to all interested persons (M.S. 524.1-401) and persons who have filed a demand NOTICE to be aware of potential graduation problems for students who don't pass CERTIFICATE OF ASSUMED NAME the new MCA II math test. The new RENEWAL MCA II Math Test is very difficult, and Assumed Name #2824 according to current Minnesota law Assumed Name: DICK'S CYCLE passing this test will be a requirement SHOP for graduation. According to preliminary Date of original filing: 02/14/1979 budget projections from the State of Current Expiration Date: 02/14/2009 Minnesota, the Ortonville School will with change probably see state funding cuts for the 10 YEAR EXTENSION 09-10 school year. Supt. Taylor Business'address: reviewed the MSBA Leadership 105 MADISON, Conference round table discussion on ORTONVILLE, MN 56278 consolidation. will change to UPCOMING OPPORTUNITIES/ 65419 CO. HWY 14, MEETINGS ODESSA, MN 56276 January 15-16 - MSBA Leadership Nameholder and address: Conference - Minneapolis Convention M~ & MRS. RICHARD H. CROSBY Center RT 1 January 21 2009-Wednesday-5:15 ODESSA, MN 56276 PM-Library-Regular Board Meeting will change to January 26. 2009 - Monday - 7:00 PM MR. & MRS. RICHARD H. CROSBY 65419 CO. HWY 14 - Library - Consolidated Board Meeting ODESSA, MN 56276 (Tentative) I certify that I am authorized to Adjourn: 7:17 PM execute this renewal and I further certify Jay Ross, Clerk that I understand that by signing it, I am Marlowe Klepel, Chairman subject to the penalties of perjury as set forth in Section 609.48 as ill had signed PROCEEDINGS OF this document under oath. Signature of current nameholder: Mrs. THE 0RTONVlLLE Richard H. Crosby, dated 2/6/09 Name and telephone number of aCITY COUNCIL contact person: Andrea Crosby, (320) 273-2181. (Feb. 10 & 17, 2009) REGULAR MEETING CITY OFFICE MEETING ROOM 315 Madison Avenue Ortonville, MN Monday, January 5, 2009 PROCEEDINGS OF THE 0RTONVILLE SCHOOL BOARD been instituted at law to recover the debt secured by said mortgage, or any part thereof; that there has been compliance with all pre~foreclosure notice and acceleration requirements of said mortgage, and/or applicable statutes; PURSUANT to the power of sale contained in said mortgage, the above described property will be sold by the Sheriff of said county as follows: DATE AND TIME OF SALE: March 19, 2009 at 10:00 AM PLACE OF SALE: Big Stone County Sheriff's Office, in the lobby, 20 Southeast Second Street, Ortonville, Minnesota to pay the debt then secured by said mortgage, and taxes, if any actually paid by the mortgagee, on the premises and the costs and disbursements allowed by law. The time allowed by law for redemption by said mortgagor(s), their personal representatives or assigns is six (6) months from the date of sale. "THE TIME ALLOWED BY LAW FOR REDEMPTION BY THE MORTGAGOR, THE MORTGAGOR'S PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVES OR ASSIGNS, MAY BE REDUCED TO FIVE WEEKS IF A JUDICIAL ORDER IS ENTERED UNDER MINNESOTA STATU'I-ES, SECTION 582.032, DETERMINING, AMONG OTHER THINGS, THAT THE MORTGAGED PREMISES ARE IMPROVED WITH A RESIDENTIAL DWELLING OF LESS THAN FIVE UNITS, ARE NOT PROPERTY USED IN AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION, AND ARE ABANDONED." Dated: January 21, 2009 MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS. INC. Mortgagee REITER & SCHILLER, P.A. By:/s/ Rebecca F. Schiller, Esq. Sarah J.B. Adam, Esq. N. Kibongni Fondungallah, Esq. James J. Pauly, Esq. Leah K. Weaver, Esq. Attorneys for Mortgagee 25 North Dale Street St. Paul, MN 55102-2227 (651) 209-9760 (X4528) THIS IS A COMMUNICATION FROM A DEBT COLLECTOR. FORECLOSURE DATA Minn. Stat. 580.025 (1) Street address, city and zip code of mortgaged premises: 16 SE 4th Street, Ortonville, MN 56278 (2) Transaction agent: Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc a Delaware corporation as nominee for Voyager Bank (3) Name of mortgage originator (lender): Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc a Delaware corporation as nominee for Voyager Bank (4) Residential Servicer: Wells Fargo Home Mortgage, 877-216-8448 (5) Tax parcel identification number: 22-0400-000 (6)Transaction agent's mortgage ID number (MERS number): 100038900005481481 (Jan. 27, Feb. 3, 10, 17, 24 & Mar. 3, 2009) NOTICE DISTRICT COURT EIGHTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT STATE OF MINNESOTA COUNTY OF BIG STONE In the matter of the child of: Terry L. Wood Father, AND Sherrie Lynn DuBois, f/k/a Sherrie Lynn Arndt, Mother SUMMONS AND NOTICE OF HEARING TO: Sherrie Lynn DuBois, f/k/a/Sherrie Lynn Arndt Notice is hereby given of a hearing to be held on March 18, 2009 at 10:00 a.m. at the Big Stone County Courthouse, 20 Southeast Second Street, Ortonville, Minnesota 56278, to consider the petition of Terry L. Wood and Nicole Raye Wood for the following relief: Termination of parental rights of Sherrie Lynn DuBois, f/k/a Sherrie Lynn Amdt in and to the minor child, R.C.W. II Approval of temporary and standby custodians for R.C.W. II to Nicole Raye Wood Stepparent adoption of R.C.W. II by Nicole Raye Wood A copy of the petition is available at the Big Stone County Court Administrator's Office, Big Stone County Courthouse, .20 Southeast Second Street, Ortonville, Minnesota 56278, or by calling the Big Stone County Court Administrator's Office at 320.839.2536 for inspection and review of the petition: If anyone fails to appear at the hearing on the petition, the Court will enter a default Order granting the relief in the Petition. Dated: Feb. 2, 2009 BY THE COURT: Peter A: Hoff, Judge of District Court (Feb. 3, 10 & 17, 2009) for notice pursuant to M.S. 524.3-204. Monday, December 15, 2008 2, Notice shall be given by publishing The Ortonville Board of Education met this Notice and Order as provided by in regular session on Monday, law and by mailing a (~opy to all December 15, 2008 at 5:00 PM in the interested parties a copy of this Notice Library. and Order at least 14 days prior to the hearing date. Dated: February 2, 2009 BY THE COURT: Peter A. Hoff, Judge of District Court by Julie Berger, Deputy William J. Watson Attorney for Petitioner 37 Northwest Second Street Ortonville, MN 56278 (320) 839-6197 Atty. License. No. 114911 (Feb. 10 & 17, 2009) NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURESALE YOU ARE NOTIFIED THAT: 1. Default has occurred in the conditions of the Mortgage dated September 21, 2006, executed by Robert J. Hausauer and Jennifer R. Hausauer, husband and wife, as Mortgagors, to Wells Fargo Financial Minnesota, Inc as Mortgagee, and filed for record October 18, 2006, as Document No. 161729, in the office of the County Recorder of Big Stone County, Minnesota. The land described in the Mortgage is not registered land. 2. The original principal amount secured by the Mortgage was $71,209.26. 3. No action or proceeding at law is now pending to recover the debt secured by the Mortgage, or any part thereof. 4. The holder of the Mortgage has complied with all conditions precedent to acceleration of the debt secured by the Mortgage and foreclosure of the Mortgage, and all notice and other requirements of applicable statutes. 5. At the date of this notice the amount due on the Mortgage, and taxes, if any, paid by the holder of the Mortgage is $72,896.18. 6. Pursuant to the power of sale in the Mortgage, the Mortgage will be foreclosed, and the land described as follows: Legal Description: Lots One (1) and Two (2), Block Three, Point Place Addition to the City of Ortonville, Big Stone County, Minnesota. Property Address: 548 Cliff Street, Ortonville, Minnesota 56278 Tax Identification Number: 22-0926-000 will be sold by the Sheriff of Big Stone County, Minnesota, at public auction on April 2, 2009 at 10:00 a.m. at the office of the Big Stone County Sheriff, 20 Southeast Second Street, Ortonville, Minnesota. 7. The time allowed by law for redemption by Mortgagors or Mortgagors' personal representatives or assigns is 6 months after the date of sale. 8. THE TIME ALLOWED BY LAW FOR REDEMPTION BY THE MORTGAGOR, THE MORTGAGOR!S PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVES OR ASSIGNS MAY BE REDUCED TO FIVE WEEKS IF A JUDICIAL ORDER IS ENTERED UNDER MINNESOTA STATUTES, SECTION 582.032, DETERMINING, AMONG OTHER THINGS, THAT THE MORTGAGED PREMISES ARE IMPROVED WITH A RESIDENTIAL DWELLING OF LESS THAN FIVE UNITS, ARE NOT PROPERTY USED IN AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION, AND ARE ABANDONED. 9. THE RIGHT TO VERIFICATION OF THE DEBT AND IDENTITY OF THE ORIGINAL CREDITOR WITHIN THE TIME PROVIDED BY LAW IS NOT AFFECTED BY THIS ACTION. THIS IS AN ATTEMPT TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. Dated: January 21, 2009 Wells Fargo' Financial Minnesota, Inc. Attorneys for Mortgagee Mark D. Stephenson STEPHENSON, SANFORD & THONE, P.L.C. 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Buy recycled, For a free brochure, please call 1-800-2-RECYCLE or visit www.environmentaldefense.org e eNVIRONMeNTAL DeFeNSe finding the ways that work Members Present: Debbie Hoffman, Marlowe Klepel, James Nelson, Jay Ross, Kathi Thymian, and Brent Zahrbock Also Present: Jeff Taylor, LuAnn Hansen, Julie Schneider. 08-183 Agenda: M/Nelson, S/Thymian and unanimously carried to approve the agenda with the following changes: Delete: 08-184.4 Approve open enrollment request for Cassey Jorgenson Add: 08-192: Approve Written Plan Document for Ortonville ISD #62 Public Schools - Salary Reduction Contribution Plans 403(b), 403(b) Roth, 457 08-184 Consent Items: M/Zahrbock, S/Hoffman and unanimously carried to approve the following consent items: 08-184.1 Approve the meeting minutes for November 17, 2008. 08-184.2 Authorize the payment of December-08 bills in the amount of $365,807.39. 08-184.3 Approve expenditure/revenue summary and investments 08-184.4 Approve open enrollment request of Darlene Bellefeuille DISCUSSION ITEMS 08-185 Consolidation Progress: The new consolidated district number will be 2903. The mini-boards are still working on an early retirement incentive plan. The Board has the option to levy for incentive amounts. One-time consolidation funds provided by the state may cover some of these expenses: The Board agreed that the elementary should be staffed to provide for two full sections at all grade levels. Supt. Taylor reviewed an informational flier, and a letter that will be provided for all Bellingham residence with school age children. 08-186 Playground Discussion: Supt. Taylor told the Board that he had not heard anything on the QZAB loan, and that the playground project hinges on the approval of this loan. He has been in contact with two companies about renovations to the playground. One of the companies has a contract with the SW/WC Coop. If OHS were to use this company, we would not be required to go through the bid process. The Board felt the playground project should be bid, and instructed Supt. Taylor to compile bid specifications, and be prepared to bid the project when we receive approval on the QZAB loan. 08-187 2008-09 Budget Review: Supt. Taylor reviewed this with the Board. Based on the original 2008-09 budget there is a projected deficit of approximately $279,252. There will be a budget revision in January. This revision will reflect revenue increases due to increased enrollment over the anticipated enrollment. It appears the deficit will be less than originally projected. ACTION ITEMS: 08-188 Approve the Tax lew for 2008 as Referenced on the Lew Limitations and Certification 2008 Payable 2009 Document: M/Thymian. S/Ross and unanimously carried to approve the tax levy for 2008 as reference on the Levy Limitations and Certification 2008 Payable 2009 Document. The grand total certified for the levy was $1,088,900.89. 08-189 Main Street Industries Transportation Agreement: M/Nelson, S/Zahrbock and unanimously carried to approve the 2009 Transportation Contract with" Main Street Industries. 08-190 Set a Date for Januai'y Consolidated Board Meeting of Ortonville School District #2903: The Board agreed that January 26th at 7:00 PM in the Library would work for them. Mr. Seller will be discussing this with the Bellingham Board at their meeting. 08-191 Change January and February Meeting Dates Due to Monday Holidays: M/Nelson, S/Hoffman and unanimously carried to change the January and February meeting dates as follows: January 21, 2009 Wednesday - 5:15 PM - Library, and February 18, 2009- Wednesday-5:15 PM-Library. 08-192 Approve Written Plan Document for Ortonville ISO #62 Public. Schools - Salary Reduction Contribution Plans 403(b). 403(b) Roth. and 457: M/Ross. S/Zahrbock and unanimously carried to approve the above mentioned written plan document for403(b), 403(b) Roth, and 457 effective December 1, 2008. INFORMATION ITEMS: Board Reports: Hoffman: Talked with 4th grade Bellingham student who spent the day at Ortonville School. He said the day was great, and he is excited about attending school in Ortonville next year. Nelson/Ross: Attended staff development meeting, Ross: Attended Foundation Board meeting, Thymian: Attended SW/WC Coop meeting. SUPERINTENDENTS REPORT Superintendent's Report: OHS is planning a student assembly on drug dogs to make students aware of this program. Supt. Taylor wanted the Board 6:00 P.M. CALL TO ORDER AND ROLL CALL: Mayor Blair Johnson called the Regular Meeting of the Ortonville City Council to order at 7:00 P.M. Roll Call was taken with the following Present: Mayor Johnson, Nick Anderson, Craig Randleman, Steve Berkner, Bob Meyer, John Cunningham, and Mike Dorry. Staff Present: City Administrator David Lang, Deputy City Clerk Susan Lundell, City Attorney Craig Ash. Media Present: Mike Swenson ( Ortonville Independent). Others Present: Marcy Stotesbery, Alice Radermacher, Ron Frauenshuh. AGENDA AMENDMENTS/APPROVAL: Add Item 10.a. Golf Board Minutes Add Item 10.b. EDA Minutes Add Item 11.k. Library Grant Motion by Berkner, second by Cunningham to approve the Agenda as amended. All in favor. 7-0. MCU (Motion Carried Unanimously) CITY ATTORNEY REPORTS & RECOMMENDATIONS: 3.a. Closed Meeting Scheduled: David Meyer vs City of Ortonville dba Ortonville Area Health Services- Tuesday, January 20, 2009 Meeting. Allegations against an employee are the correct characterization of the purpose of this meeting. CONSENT AGENDA: 8.a. Approve Minutes of City Council Workshop Meeting December 15, 2008 8.b: Approve Minutes of City Council Regular Meeting December 15, 2008 Motion by Anderson, second by Randleman to approve the Consent Agenda as presented. All in favor. 7-0. MCU. RECOMMENDATIONS OF CITIZEN BOARDS, COMMITTEES AND COMMISSIONS: 9.a. Golf Board Recommendation: Resolution Approving Retroactive Modification Paragraph 5 (1) of 2008 Club House Management Contract with Darwin Asmus-$1,039.44. Mayor Johnson spoke against a retroactive amendment of said Contract. He stated that the City should not set a precedent of approving contracts retroactively. Discussion and questions followed. The recommendation died for lack of a motion. REPORTS FROM COUNCIL COMMITTEES: 10.a. November Golf Board Minutes - Dorry asked if the Golf Course Manager would be collecting 15% from all tournaments whether he collected the fees or not. It was not intended to be the tourneys that the clubhouse managers do not collect the monies on. Attorney Ash will see that the issue is covered in the renewed contract with the Golf Course Manager. 10.b. Council Member Dorry asked that the EDA Minutes be clarified in regards to marketing the Lundell Property. Mayor Johnson explained that a Site Plan needs to be developed for the Lundell Property and that the EDA will be marketing other vacant lots. Dorry also asked who owns the Too Mad Corner Property. Mayor Johnson stated Big Stone Area Growth sold the Too Mad Corner back to the EDA. UNFINISHED BUSINESS: 11.a. Second Reading: Ordinances 09-01 through 09-05, Relating to the Regulation of Constructing Carports and Membrane/Tent Structures. Discussion and questions followed. These changes will not allow carports, whether attached to a garage or home or unattached to a home or garage: Craig Randleman spoke in favor of all of the Ordinance changes. Motion by Randleman, second by Berkner to approve the second reading of Ordinances 09-01 through 09-05. Upon Roll Call Vote the following voted Aye: Johnson, Anderson, Dorry, Meyer, Randleman, Cunningham, Berkner. All in favor. 7-0. MCU 11.b. Resolution Approving Adoption of Ordinance 09-01 An Ordinance Adding Definitions for "Carports" and "Membrane/Tent Structures" to Section 150.002 of the Zoning Chapter. Resolution 09-001 Approving Adoption of Ordinance 09- 01 An Ordinance Adding Definitions for "Carports" and "Membrane/Tent Structures" to Section 150.002 of the Zoning Chapter. Motion by Randleman, second by Berkner to adopt Resolution 09-001 Approving Adoption of Ordinance 09-01 An Ordinance Adding Definitions for "Carports" and "Membrane/Tent Structures" to Section 150.002 of the Zoning Chapter. Upon Roll Call Vote the following voted Aye: Johnson, Anderson, Dorry, Meyer, Randleman, Cunningham, Berkner. All in favor. 7-0. MCU 11.c. Resolution Approving Adoption of Ordinance 09-02 Amending Sections 150.022 (E) (1) and 150.023 (E) (1) of the Zoning Chapter to Remove Carports from the Allowable Accessory Uses Resolution 09-002 Approving Adoption of Ordinance 09- 02 Amending Sections 150.022 (E) (1) and 150.023 (E) (1) of the Zoning Chapter to Remove Carports from the Allowable Accessory Uses Motion by Cunningham, second by Randleman to adopt Resolution 09-002 Approving Adoption of Ordinance 09-02 Amending Sections 150.022 (E) (1) and 150.023 (E) (1) of the Zoning Chapter to Remove Carports from the Allowable Accessory Uses Discussion and questions followed. Upon Roll Call Vote the following voted Aye: Johnson, Anderson, Meyer, Randleman, Cunningham, Berkner. Nay: Dorry. 6-1. Motion carried. 11.d. Resolution Approving Adoption of Ordinance 09-03 Amending Section 150.075 (F) (2) & (3) of the Zoning Chapter Regarding Building Design Standards for Garage Accessory Buildings. Resolution 09-003 Approving Adoption of Ordinance 09- 03 Amending Section 150.075 (F) (2) & (3) of the Zoning Chapter Regarding Building Design Standards for Garage Accessory Buildings. Motion by Meyer, second by Dorry to adopt Resolution 09-003 Approving Adoption of Ordinance 09-03 Amending Section 150.075 (F) (2) & (3) of the Zoning Chapter Regarding Building Design Standards for Garage Accessory Buildings. Discussion and questions followed. Upon Roll Call Vote the following voted Aye: Johnson, Anderson, Dorry, Meyer, Randleman, Cunningham, Berkner. All in favor. 7-0. MCU 11.e. Resolution Approving Adoption of Ordinance 09-04 Adding a New Section to 150.074 of the Zoning Chapter to Prohibiting Carports as an Integral Part of the Principal Structure in Residential Zoning Districts. This Ordinance will prohibit attached carports. Resolution 09-004 Approving Adoption of Ordinance 09- 04 Adding a New Section to 150.074 of the Zoning Chapter to Prohibiting Carports as an Integral Part of the Principal Structure in Residential Zoning Districts. Motion by Randleman, second by Cunningham to adopt Resolution 09- 004 Approving Adoption of Ordinance 09-04 Adding a New Section to 150.074 of the Zoning Chapter to Prohibiting Carports as an Integral Part of the Principal Structure in Residential Zoning Districts. Upon Roll Call Vote the following voted Aye: Johnson, Meyer, Randleman, Cunningham, Berkner. Nay: Dorry and Anderson. 5-2. Motion carried. 11.f. Resolution Approving Adoption of 09-05 Amending Section 150.075 of the Zoning Chapter by Adding a New Section Prohibiting Carports and Membrane/Tent Structures in the R-l, R-2, and R-3 Districts. Resolution 09-005 Approving Adoption of 09-05 Amending Section 150.075 of the Zoning Chapter by Adding a New Section Prohibiting Carports and Membrane/Tent Structures in the R-l, R-2, and R-3 Districts. Motion by Berkner, second by Cunningham to adopt Resolution 09- 005 Approving Adoption of 09-05 Amending Section 150.075 of the Zoning Chapter by Adding a New Section Prohibiting Carports and Membrane/Tent Structures in the R-l, R-2, and R-3 Districts. Discussion and questions followed. Upon Roll Call Vote the following voted Aye: Johnson, Anderson, Dorry, Meyer, Randleman, Cunningham, Berkner. All in favor. 7-0. MCU. 11.g. City Council Committee Structure-Mayor Blair Johnson This was the topic of the December 15, 2008 workshop. The restructuring of committees will be considered at the next regular meeting. 11.h. Library Grant: Council Member Oorry asked if BSAG helped to pay part of the grant writing cost for upgrading the library basement. Council Member Cunningham stated BSAG decided not to fund a portion of the grant preparation. Discussion and questions followed. NEW BUSINESS: 12.a. Approve Expenditures Motion by Cunningham, second by Randleman to approve the expenditures. Council Member Dorry asked Clerk- Administrator David Lang to review a utility bill refund in the amount of $619.71. The refund seemed excessive. 6-0-1. Abstain: Berkner. Motion carried. 12.b. Schedule Budget Committee Meeting to Discuss 2008 Local Government Aids Unallotment-$52,827. A Budget Committee meeting was set for 5:00 PM Monday, January 12, 2009 at the City Office Meeting Room. The Mayor called for a Workshop Meeting at 6:00 PM Tuesday, January 20, 2009 to consider the findings of the Budget Committee meeting. 12.c. Resolution Approving Appointed Officials/Committees/Commissions & Boards Resolution 09-006 Approving Appointed Officials/Committees/Commissions & Boards. Motion by Anderson, second by Cunningham to adopt Resolution 09- 006 Approving Appointed Officials/Committees/Commissions & Boards. Discussion and questions followed. Upon Roll Call Vote the following voted Aye: Johnson, Anderson, Dorry, Meyer, Randleman, Cunningham, Berkner. All in favor. 7-0. MCU. 12.d. Resolution Approving Official Depositories, Newspaper, City Attorney, Radio Station. Resolution 09-007 Approving Official Depositories, Newspaper, City Attorney, Radio Station. Motion by Randleman, second by Cunningham to adopt Resolution 09- 007 Approving Official Depositories, Newspaper, City Attorney, Radio Station. Upon Roll Call Vote the following voted Aye: .Anderson, Dorry, Meyer, Randleman, Cunningham, Berkner. Nay: None. Johnson abstained due to the fact he serves on the Board of the MinnWest Bank. 6-0-1. MC. 12.e. Reschedule Next Regular Council Meeting to Tuesday, January 20, 2009. Motion by Anderson, second by Berkner to set the next Regular City Council Meeting at 7:00 PM on Tuesday, Jani 20, 2009 with a Workshop before the meeting at 6:00 PM. All in favor. 7-0. MCU. 12.f. Midcontinent Digital Phone Service-Refer to Technology Committee Motion by Cunningham, second by Meyer to refer to the Technology Committee the Midcontinent Digital Phone Service proposal for telephone services. All in favor. 7-0. MCU. 12.g. Resolution Approving Engineering Services Agreement with INDEPENDENT WANT ADS PAY Interstate Engineering for Sanitary Sewer Service for MN River Headwaters Trail Head Project-Not to Exceed $7,625.00. Resolution 09-008 Approving Engineering Services Agreement with Interstate Engineering for Sanitary Sewer Service for MN River Headwaters Trail Head Project-Not to Exceed $7,625.00. Motion by Cunningham, second by Anderson to adopt Resolution 09-008 Approving Engineering Services Agreement with Interstate Engineering for Sanitary Sewer Service for MN River Headwaters Trail Head Project-Not to Exceed $7~625.00. Discussion and questions followed. Upon Roll Call Vote the following voted Aye: Johnson, Anderson, Dorry, Meyer, Randleman, Cunningham, Berkner. All in favor. 7-0. MCU. 12.h. Local Board of Appeal and Equalization Meeting-Tentative Date & Time-Wednesday, April 2, 2009-5:00 PM- Courthouse Motion by Meyer, second by Berkner to set the Local Board of Appeal and Equalization Meeting-Tentative Date & Time-Wednesday; April 2, 2009-5:00 PM- Courthouse. All in favor. 7-0. MCU. 12.i. Resolution Approving Equipment Service Agreements with Milbank Communications, Inc. for City, Ambulance, Fire and Power Departments Resolution 09-009 Approving Equipment Service Agreements with Milbank Communications, Inc. for City, Ambulance, Fire and Power Departments. Motion by Anderson, second by Randleman to adopt Resolution 09-009 Approving Equipment Service Agreements with Milbank Communications, Inc. for City, Ambulance, Fire and Power Departments. Discussion and questions followed. Upon Roll Call Vote the following voted Aye: Johnson, Anderson, Dorry, Meyer, Randleman, Cunningham, Berkner. All in favor. 7-0. MCU. 12.j. Resolution Approving VFW Post 3964 Gambling License Resolution 09-010 Approving VFW Post 3964 Gambling License Motion by Berkner, second by Meyer to adopt Resolution 09-010 Approving VFW Post 3964 Gambling License. Upon Roll Call Vote the following voted Aye: Johnson, Anderson, Meyer, Randleman, Cunningham, Berkner. Nay: None. Abstain: Dorry. 6-0-1. MC. CITY CLERK-ADMINISTRATOR REPORTS & RECOMMENDATIONS: 13.a. Update: Small Cities Development Grant Program 13.b. Update: Upper MN River Regional Park Improvement Project Grant-Engineering Contract approved. 13.c. Update: Columbian Hotel 13.d. Ortonville TIF District Creation and Potential TIF Bond Issue-Pay As You Go format has the least amount of risk. 13.e. Update: Acquisition of Water Meter Heads with Absolute Digital Encoders 13.f. MRES Distribution Operations and Maintenance Annual Meeting- Needs Rescheduling 13.g. OAHS Bond Issue Financing- Sold 13.h. Snow Removal Policy-Refer to Street Committee 1 3.i. Heritage Preservation Commission-Application Format in packet 13.j. Economic Stimulus Information- Those projects that~ have the engineering reports complete will be more likely to be funded. ADJOURNMENT: Mayor Johnson adjourned the meeting at 8:00 P.M. REGULAR MEETING CITY OFFICE MEETING ROOM 315 Madison Avenue, Ortonville, MN Tuesday, January 20, 2009 7:00 P. M. CALL TO ORDER AND ROLL CALL: Mayor Blair Johnson called the Regular Meeting of the Ortonville City Council to order at 7:00 P.M. Roll Call was taken with the following Present: Mayor Johnson, Craig Randleman, Steve Berkner, Bob Meyer, John Cunningham, and Mike Dorry: Absent: Nick Anderson Staff Present: City Administrator David Lang, Police Chief Curtis Hormann, OAHS Administrator Rick Ash, Ambulance Coordinator Tom Scoblic, City Attorney Craig Ash Media Present: Suzette Kaercher Blake (Ortonville Independent). Others Present: Carolyn Drude, Brian Mann, Brian Reilly. AGENDA AMENDMENTS/APPROVAL: 2.a. Add Item 12.g. Planning Commission Minutes. Motion by Randleman, second by Cunningham to approve the Agenda as amended. All in favor. 6-0. MCU. (Motion Carried Unanimously). CITY ATTORNEY REPORTS & RECOMMENDATIONS: None. RECOGNITIONS/PRESENTATIONS/IN TRODUCTIONS: 6.a. Proposal for Investment Advisory Services-OAHS Series 2008-2009 Warrant Proceeds-Brian.Mann, Carolyn Drude and Brian Reilly. Carolyn Drude of Ehlers and Associates explained the need for an investment services contract. Community Investment Partners is a firm co-owned by Elhers and Banker's Bank. The contract would be for investment management services for the OAHS Bond Proceeds. Brian Reilly of Ehlers & Associates explained the need for investment services for the OAHS bond proceeds. There is a trustee for the proceeds because of the size of the bond issue and the complexity of the revenue warrant situation. The intention is to keep the money local to the greatest extent possible. Brian Mann of Community Investment Partners explained the role of that firm in assisting OAHS and the City with investing the bond proceeds. The primary focus will be to invest the money with local banks in the area and the region. The major question is capacity and collateral. He believes interest rates will be comparable to national interest rates: 0.125% of Average Assets Under Management monthly. Community Investment Partners will coordinate the collateral requirements for the investment process. 6.b. Police Department 2008 Annual Report Review-Police Chief Curtis Hormann Police Chief Hormann'gave the 2008 Activity Report for the Police (continued on next page) Page 6b INDEPENDENT Tuesday, Feb. 17,2009 &