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Public notices 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 in the conditions of the following described mortgage: DATE OF MORTGAGE: November 12, 2004 ORIGINAL PRINCIPAL AMOUNT OF MORTGAGE: $71,832.00 MORTGAGOR(S): Heather DeJong, a married person MORTGAGEE: Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. DATE AND PLACE OF FILING: Filed November 16, 2004, Big Stone County Recorder; Document No. 158404 ASSIGNMENTS OF MORTGAGE: Assigned to: None LEGAL DESCRIPTION. OF PROPERTY: Lot Four (4) and the East One-half (E 1/2) of Lot Five (5), Block Eight (8), Cliff&apos;s Addition, City of Ortonville STREET ADDRESS OF PROPERTY: 421 Pacific Avenue, Ortonville, MN 56278 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: $68,107.32 THAT no action or proceeding has 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: April 14, 2011 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. Unless said mortgage is reinstated or the property redeemed, or unles the time for redempion is reduced by judicial order, you must vacate the premises by 11:59 p.m. on October 14, 2011. 'q-HE 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." Dated: February 17, 2011 WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A. Mortgagee REITER & SCHILLER, P.A. By: Is/ Rebecca F. Schiller, Esq. Sarah J.B. Adam, Esq. N. Kibongni Fondungallah, Esq. James J. Pauly, Esq. Leah K. Weaver, Esq. Brian F. Kidwell, Esq. Steven R. Pennock, Esq. Attorneys for Mortgagee 25 North Dale Street St. Paul, MN 55102-2227 (651) 209-9760 (Z9736) THIS IS A COMMUNICATION FROM A DEBT COLLECTOR. (Feb. 22, Mar. 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29, 2011) NOTICE OF ANNUAL MEETING ARTICHOKE TOWNSHIP BIG STONE COUNTY, MINNESOTA Notice is hereby given to qualified voters of Artichoke Township, County of Big Stone, State of Minnesota, that the annual meeting will be held Tuesday, March 8, 2011 at 3:00 p.m. at the Akron Town Hall located in Correll, MN. In case of inclement weather, the meeting may be postponed until March 15th at the same time and place. Dated: February 11,2011 Kay Stensteun, Clerk Artichoke Township (Feb. 22 & March 1, 2011) NOTICE OF ANNUAL MEETING OTREY TOWNSHIP BIG STONE COUNTY, MINNESOTA Notice is hereby given to the residents of Otrey Township, County of Big Stone, State of Minnesota, that the Annual Town Meeting will be held on Tuesday, March 8, 2011 at 1:30 p.m. at the Otrey Town Hall. The Annual Meeting will be held to conduct all necessary business prescribed by law. In case of inclement weather, the meeting may be postponed until the third Tuesday in March (March 15, 2011). Larry Helgeson, Town Clerk Town of Otrey (Feb. 22 & March 1, 2011) NOTICE OF ANNUAL MEETING YELLOW BANK TOWNSHIP LAC QUI PARLE COUNTY Notice is hereby given to the residents of Yellow Bank Township, County of Lac qui Parle, State of Minnesota, that the Annual Town Meeting will be held on Tuesday, March 8, 2011 at the Yellow Bank Town Hall. The Annual Meeting will commence at 7:00 p.m. to conduct all necessary business prescribed by law, pertaining to the township. In case of inclement weather, the meeting may be postponed until March 15, "2011. Dated: February 18, 2011 Mary Karels, Clerk Yellow Bank Township (Feb. 22 & March 1,2011) 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 in the conditions of the following described mortgage: DATE OF MORTGAGE: January 26, 2007 ORIGINAL PRINCIPAL AMOUNT OF MORTGAGE: $196,000.00 MORTGAGOR(S): James M. Larson and Angelia J. Larson, husband and wife MORTGAGEE: 1st Trust Mortgage Corporation, a Minnesota corporation DATE AND PLACE OF FILING: Filed March 16, 2007, Big Stone County Recorder; Document No. 162365 ASSIGNMENTS OF MORTGAGE: Assigned to: Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: Parcel 1: Lot Five (5) and the northwesterly thirty (30) feet of Lot Four (4) adjoining and parallel with Lot Five (5), Block Ten (10), Cliff's Addition to the City of Ortonville Parcel 2: The southerly seventy-five (75) feet of Lot Six (6), except the easterly fifteen (15) feet thereof, Block Nine (9), Cliff's Addition to the City of Ortonville STREET ADDRESS OF PROPERTY: 520 Lake Shore Drive, Ortonville, MN 56278 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: $193,354.90 THAT no action or proceeding has 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: April 14, 2011 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 assugns is six (6) months from the date of sale. Unless said mortgage is reinstated or the property redeemed, or unles the time for redempion is reduced by judicial order, you must vacate the premises by 11:59 p.m. on October 14, 2011. "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." Dated: February 14, 2011 WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A. Mortgagee REITER & SCHILLER, P.A. By: Is Rebecca F. Schiller, Esq. Sarah J.B. Adam, Esq. N. Kibongni Fondungallah, Esq. James J. Pauly, Esq. Leah K. Weaver, Esq. Brian E Kidwell, Esq. Steven R. Pennock, Esq. Attorneys for Mortgagee 25 North Dale Street St. Paul, MN 55102-2227 (651) 209-9760 (Z9526) THIS IS A COMMUNICATION FROM A DEBT COLLECTOR. (Feb. 22, Mar. 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29, 2011) NOTICE ORDINANCE NO. 11-03 CITY OF ORTONVILLE COUNTY OF BIG STONE STATE OF MINNESOTA AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND THE ADMINISTRATIVE CODE OF THE ORTONVILLE CITY CODE BY REVISING CHAPTER 31 TO REDUCE THE SIZE OF THE SENIOR CITIZENS BOARD. BE IT ORDAINED by the City of Ortonville as follows: Section 1. 31.12 of the Ortonville City Code entitled SENIOR CITIZENS BOARD is hereby amended to reduce the size of the membership of the Senior Citizens Board from seven members to five members as follows: 31.12 (A): (A) There is hereby created a Senior Citizens Board to consist of five members, one of whom shall be a current member of the City Council, the members to be appointed by the Mayor, with the approval of the City Council. The terms of the office for the first Board shall consist of two members for one year, two members for two years, and two members for three years, with the City Council member so appointed to serve a term of one year. After the initial terms of the new members, members' terms shall be three years with only two members appointed in each year, except as required by the appointment of the City Council. The term of office shall end on December 31, in the year of expiration. PASSED BY THE ORTONVILLE CITY COUNCIL THIS 23rd DAY OF FEBRUARY 2011. CITY OF ORTONVILLE, MINNESOTA David Dinnel, Mayor ATTEST: Charleen Grossman City Clerk-Administrator (March 1,2011) Monday, March 14, 2011 9:30 AM at Holloway Civic Center R<dd on tl lm-Cotl NOTICE DISTRICT COURT EIGHTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT PROBATE DIVISION STATE OF MINNESOTA COUNTY OF BIG STONE ORDER AND NOTICE OF HEARING OF PETITION FOR FORMAL PROBATE OF WILL AND APPOINTMENT OF PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE IN UNSUPERVISED ADMINISTRATION AND NOTICE TO CREDITORS In Re: Estate of QUENTIN T. REISDORPH, Deceased TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS AND CREDITORS: It is Ordered and Notice is hereby given that on the 16th day of March, 2011 at 8:00 a.m., a hearing will be held in the above-named Court at Ortonville, Minnesota, for the formal probate of an instrument purporting to be the will of the above-named decedent, dated March 10, 2010, and for the appointment of Ronald Q. Reisdorph and Roger J. Reisdorph, whose addresses are 37588 740th Ave., Ortonville, MN 56278, and 53840 co. Rd. 40, Henning, MN 56551, respectively, as co-personal representatives of the estate of the above-named decedent in an unsupervised administration, and that any objections thereto must be filed with the Court. That, if proper, and no objections are filed, said personal representative will be appointed to administer the estate, to collect all assets, pay all legal debts, claims, taxes and expenses, and sell real and personal property, and do all necessary acts for the estate. Notice is further given that (subject to Minn. Stat. 524.3-801(b)(c)), ALL CREDITORS having claims against said estate are required to present the same to the personal representatives or to the Court Administrator within four months after the date of this notice or said claims will be barred. Dated: February 24, 2011 Gerald J. Seibel, Judge of District Court Sandee Tollefson, Court Administrator by Julie Berger, Deputy Craig O. Ash Ash Law Office. LLC 25 Second Street NW #101 Ortonville, MN 56278 Attorney License No: 0218157 Telephone (320) 839-2551 Fax (320) 839-2553 Email: craig @ ashlawoffices.com (March 1 & 8, 2011) NOTICE ORDINANCE 11-01 CITY OF ORTONVILLE COUNTY OF BIG STONE STATE OF MINNESOTA AN ORDINANCE REZONING CERTAIN PROPERTY IN THE CITY OF ORTONVILLE FROM R-2 to B-1 The City of Ortonville, Minnesota ordains that certain property, as follows, in the City of Ortonvilie, be rezoned from R-2 to B-l: Lot A & SW 10' of Lot B of Outlot 137, City of Ortonville. Passed by the Ortonville City Council this 23rd day of February 2011. CITY OF ORTONVILLE, MINNESOTA David Dinnel, Mayor ATTEST: Charleen Grossman City Clerk-Administrator (March 1,2011) NOTICE OF ANNUAL MEETING AKRON TOWNSHIP BIG STONE COUNTY, MINNESOTA Notice is hereby given to the citizens of Akron Township, County of Big Stone, State of Minnesota, that the Annual Town Meeting will be held on Tuesday, March 8, 2011. In case of inclement weather, the Meeting will be postponed until Tuesday, March 15, 2011. The Annual Meeting will commence at 1:30 p.m. to conduct all necessary business prescribed by law. The Annual Meeting will be held at the following location: Akron Town Hall Correll, Minnesota. Dated: February 22, 2011 Warren Wiese, Clerk Akron Township (March 1,2011) NOTICE OF ANNUAL MEETING ORTONVILLE TOWNSHIP BIG STONE COUNTY, MINNESOTA Notice is hereby given to the residents of Ortonville Township, County of Big Stone, State of Minnesota, that the Annual Town Meeting will be held at the Big Stone County Museum on Tuesday, March 8, 2011 at 5:00 p.m. to conduct necessary business prescribed by law. In case of inclement weather, the meeting may be postponed until Tuesday, March 15, 2011. Dated: February 25, 2011 Harold R. Dimberg III, Town Clerk Ortonville Township (March 1,2011) PUBLIC NOTICE CLOSE PROXIMITY OWNERS AND LOCAL OFFICIALS BIG STONE COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION Notice is hereby given that the Big Stone County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on Thursday, March10, 2011 in the Memorial Building at 7:30 PM in Clinton, MN. Conditional Use Permit: Steven R. Oakes and Bobble J. Oakes Legal Description: Lot 1 of Lot C of Government Lots 3, 4, 7 and 8, Section 18, Township 122, Range 45. The applicant is requesting a conditional use permit to establish a dog boarding facility on the above described property which is zoned as Shoreland District. The request complies with Section 4.2.4. of the Big Stone County Shoreland Management Resource Ordinance, 2004. All persons interested may appear and be heard at said time and place, or submit views in .writing or by representative. If you know of any interested property owner who, for any reason, has not received a copy of this notice, please inform him/her of the time and place of the hearing. Dated: Feb. 23, 2011 By the order of the Big Stone County Planning Commission Honda Maas, Deputy Environmental Officer 20 SE 2nd Street Ortonville, MN 56278 (March 1,2011) NOTICE BIG STONE TOWNSHIP ANNUAL MEETING BIG STONE COUNTY, MINNESOTA Notice is hereby given to residents of Big Stone Township, County of Big Stone, State of Minnesota, that the Annual Town Meeting will be held Tuesday, March-8, 2011 at 5:00 PM. In case of inclement weather, the meeting may be postponed until Tuesday, March 15, 2011. The annual meeting will be held at the following location: Big Stone Town Hall Big Stone County 75617 Co. Rd. 38 Ortonville, MN 56278 Dated: Feb. 22, 2011 Holly Wellendorf, Clerk Big Stone Township (Feb. 22 & March 1, 2011) NOTICE OF ANNUAL MEETING PRIOR TOWNSHIP BIG STONE COUNTY, MINNESOTA Notice is hereby given to the citizens of Prior Township, County of Big Stone, State of Minnesota, that the Annual Town Meeting will be held on Tuesday, March 8, 2011. In case of inclement weather, meeting may be postponed until the third Tuesday of March. The Annual Meeting will commence at 1:00 p.m. to conduct necessary business prescribed by law. The Annual Meeting will be held at the Prior Town Hall. Dated: February 15, 2011 David Weber, Town Clerk Prior Township (Feb. 22 & March 1, 2011) NOTICE SALE OF TRANSFORMERS Quotes will be received by the City Clerk/Administrator at the Ortonville City Hall, Ortonville, Minnesota, until 5:00 PM on March 11, 2011, for the sale of surplus junk transformers. To inspect the transformers, an appointment may be made with Tom Dew, cell #320-760- 7315. The City reserves the right to reject any and all quotes. Address the quotes to: Transformers City Clerk/Administrator 315 Madison Ave. Ortonville, MN 56278 (March 1 & 8, 2011) PROCEEDINGS OF THE 0RTONVILLE SCHOOL BOARD January 20, 2011 The Ortonville Board of Education met in regular session on Thursday, January 20, 2011 at 7:00 PM in the library. Mary Gustafson, Timothy Henrich, Debbie Hoffman and James Nelson took the School Board Oath of Office. Members Present: Mary Gustafson, Tim Henrich, Debbie Hoffman, Marlowe Klepel, James Nelson, John Plathe and Kathi Thymian Members Absent: Mike Hamson Also Present: Jeff Taylor, LuAnn Hansen, Julie Schneider, Kathy Nelson, Robert Foley, Joan Foley, Cathy Radermacher, Lorilee Ronglien, Sandy Haugen, Kyle Kirkeby, Karl Dorry, Trevor Keller, Sara Wollschlager, Bonna Rasset, Pat Heiser, Sheila Hoernemann, Joel Stattelman, Susan Spors, Sandy Josephson and Marie Papasso 11-01 Chair - James Nelson: M/Klepel to nominate Timothy Henrich as Chair, M/Gustafson to nominate James Nelson as Chair. M/Henrich, S/Hoffman that nominations cease. By majority vote James Nelson was appointed chair. Voting for Henrich were Klepel and Thymian. Nelson abstained. 11-02 Vice-Chair - Timothy Henrich: M/Plathe to nominate Timothy Henrich as Vice-Chair, M/Hoffman, S/Thymian that nominations cease. Timothy Henrich was unanimously appointed vice chair. 11-03 Clerk - Debbie Hoffman: M/Henrich, S/Plathe to nominate Debbie Hoffman as Clerk. Hoffman was unanimously appointed clerk. 11-04 Treasurer - John Plathe: M/Hoffman to nominate John Plathe as Treasurer. John Plathe was unanimously appointed treasurer. Plathe abstained. M/Henrich, S/Plathe and unanimously carried to approve the following appointments: 11-05 MN State High School League - Kathi Thymian 11-06 Education District Governing Board (MRVED) - Tim Henrich, Alternate John Plathe 11-07 Big Stone Mini-Board - Marlowe Klepel, John Plathe, James Nelson, Alternate Debbie Hoffman CGB Mini-Board - Marlowe Klepel, John Plathe, James Nelson, alternate Debbie Hoffman 11-08 Bonanza - John Plathe 11-09 Community Education - Mary Gustafson 11-10 Early Childhood (IEIC) - Mary Gustafson 11-11 Staff Development - Kathy Thymian, John Plathe 11:12 Graduation Standards/SAN - Tim Henrich, James Nelson 11-13 Technology - Debbie Hoffman, Tim Henrich 11-14 Discipline - John Plathe, Mary Gustafson 11-15 Attendance Review - Tim Henrich, Kathi Thymian 11-16 Negotiations - John .Plathe, Marlowe Klepel, Kathi Thymian 11-17 Legislative Liaison - Mike Hamson 11-18 Continuing Education - Debbie Hoffman 11-19 Day, Time, Place for regular Board meetings: Third Monday, 7:00 PM, Library 11-20 Agenda: M/Gustafson, S/Henrich and unanimously carried to approve the agenda with the following additions: 11-34 - Bus Lease 11-35 - Tech Support 11-21 Consent: M/Hoffman, S/Henrich and unanimously carried to approve the following consent items: 11-23.1 Approve December 22, 2010 meeting minutes as presented. 11-23.2 Authorize payment of January 2011 bills in the amount of $360,953.39 11-23.3 Approve Cash Balance Sheet and Investments DISCUSSION ITEMS: 11-22 Math Presentation: The new math curriculum has a web interactive interface accessible through the school's website that will show individual MCA test results. This will allow FOUR GENERATIONS OF VERHEUL'S gathered in Ortonville on Dec. 13, 2010 to celebrate Martin Verhuel's second birthday. Pictured from left to right are father Todd Verheul, Martin Verheul being held by great-great grandmother Viola Hansen Verheul and grandfather Donald Verheul. Martin is the son of Todd and Sara Verhuel of Ortonville. teachers, parents and students to focus on areas that need improvement. The math staff has been focusing on the use of common math vocabulary. They have also been setting standards for five things a student needs to know when beginning and completing a class. 11-23 Appoint a Budget Committee: Supt. Taylor asked the Board to consider appointing a three-member budget committee. This committee would work directly with administration on budget proposals that would then be presented to the full board for consideration. Most local districts have this type of committee in place. Klepel - Thought budgeting was the Superintendent's job. If we keep having sub-committees maybe we don't need a Superintendent. He felt all members should have a say in all of the budget items. Plathe - Didn't feel the board listened to administrative recommendations last year. If we are going to ask the Superintendent for recommendations then we need to listen to those recommendations. He thought we should try the committee process. Thymian - We should try a budget committee. It would give board members a better chance to get more in depth information. Hoffman/Gustafson Recommended a board retreat for budgetary considerations. Nelson - Agreed with Plathe on using the administration's suggestions, but was undecided on a budget committee. No committee was appointed. Supt. Taylor will proceed as usual with budget recommendations. 11-24 Review Enrollment Projections: Supt. Taylor reviewed enrollment projections with the board. Based on his projections ISD 2903 will see an average drop of 12.6 students per year over the next five years. 11-25 Budget Discussion & Assumptions for 2011-12: Student Count: Use a decline in enrollment of 12 students General Education Revenue: The Board asked for a comparison with 0% and -17% Salaries: The Board asked for a comparison between a hard freeze and steps and lanes Supply requests: Freeze at Current level Capital Expenditures: Don't exceed levy. Technology requests could be funded through QZAB Balance budget using reductions: No decision Balance budget using fund balance: No decision Balance budget using reductions and fund balance: No decision 11-26 (2011-12) Calendar: Last year Big Stone School started school before Labor Day and it is their intent to do so again next year. MN State Statute allows a school to start before Labor Day if the district agrees to the same schedule with a school district in an adjoining state. The Board asked to see calendars showing starts before and after Labor Day. ACTION ITEMS: 11-27 Resignation of Missy Pederson (Softball Coaching & Volleyball Coaching Positions): M/Plathe, S/Klepel and unanimously carried to accept with thanks the resignation of Missy Pederson as softball and volleyball coach. 11-28 Appoint a School Board Member to the A+ Foundation Board: Jay Ross was the foundation board representative. He plans to continue as a Community member. Supt. Taylor recommended appointing a board member to the A+ Foundation Board. M/Plathe, S/Hoffman and unanimously carried to appoint Klepel to the A+ Foundation Board. 11-29 Playground Surface Levy Dollars ($178,200): M/Gustafson, S/-I-hymian and unanimously carried to transfer the $178,200 that was levied for playground resurfacing back into fund 6 to be used for future QZAB expenditures. 11-30 Amend the 2010-11 Budget: M/Plathe, S/Gustafson and unanimously carried to amend the 2010-11 budget as presented. This revision will take into consideration the decision made in Item 11-29. 11-31 Resolution directing the superintendent to make recommendations for adjustments in curriculum, programs and staff for the 2011-12 school year: M/Thymian, S/Plathe to approve the resolution directing the superintendent to make recommendations for adjustments in curriculum, programs, and staff for the 2011-12 school year. Upor, roll call vote the resolution passed unanimously. 11-32 Designate Official District Newspaper: M/Thymian, S/Henrich and unanimously carried to designate The Ortonville Independent as the official district newspaper for 2011. 11-33 Establish Per-Diem Wages for Board Members: M/Klepel, S/-I'hymian and unanimously carried to keep the per-diem wages the same for the 2011. They are currently set as follows: In- town: $40 (+$10 for chair ) Out of town: $70. 11-34 Bus Lease: M/Klepel, S/Thymian and unanimously carried to approve the purchase of two of the 2007 buses that we currently lease for $73,468, and approve the three-year lease of four 2012 buses at $25,601.89 per year. 11-35 Tech Support: Big Stone County has hired a full time technology coordinator. They are willing to contract his services to the District at a rate this is approximately 50% lower than the rate we are currently paying SW/WC Services Cooperative. M/Hoffman, S/Henrich and unanimously carried to enter into a contract with Big Stone County for tech support. INFORMATION ITEMS: Correspondence Review Board Members Reports: Klepel/ Plathe/Thymian/Gustafson/Nelson : Attended MSBA Leadership Conference and reported on various meetings topics including: Sports, Population Changes and Funding Results, Superintendent/ Board Relations. Klepel - Said he had found out at MSBA meetings that you can't talk about anyone without them having representation, and he didn't feel that was right. He asked if anything had been done with drug dogs yet, and Mr. Stattelman said "yes." He also asked to revisit goals again. Superintendent's Report: The District has had two late starts and one early dismissal so far. Make up days will still follow the calendar. During the MSBA Conference he attended a presentation on GFW Schools implementing I-pads in 9-12. There is a negotiations meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2011 in Morris. Confirm Meeting Dates; Regular Board Meeting - Thursday Feb. 17, 7:00 PM, Library Adjourn: 9:26 PM James A. Nelson, Chair Deborah E. Hoffman, Clerk Inexpensive Wayj 520 County Road 9 Holloway, MN 56249 320-394-2171 or 800-368-3310 Notice of Annual Meeting of Members Notice is hereby given that the Annual Meeting of the Stockholders of Western Consolidated Cooperative Holloway, Appleton, St. Leo, Kensington, Raymond and 0rtonviUe, MN and Twin Brooks, SD TIE PURPOSE OF THE ANNUAL MEETING 1. To receive reports on the condition and operation of the association. 2. Electio n of Officers  I 3" which may pr0perly come before the meeting ._ nngrEwD/l . To transact any and all other or additional businessb ^,u, u sE'-(,_J Jason Lund, Secretary lJ Page l0 INDEPENDENT Tuesday, March 1,2011