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notices SALE VERIFICATION OF IDENTITY OF THE HIN THE LAW IS NOT THIS ACTION. GIVEN, that in conditions of the e; 11/04/99 :(S): Stanley W. } man Magellan Mortgage OF RECORDING: 17, 2000, Big Stone Document No. TS OF MORTGAGE: ink One, NA- Dated: 2000 Recorded 3, Big Stone County t No. 150678. CRIPTION OF Seventy-five (75) /2) of Outlet Clinton, Big PROPERTY IS INT OF AND CLAIMED TO ,ATE OF NOTICE, IF ANY, PAID BY commencement of proceeding of Mortgagee requirements as no action or instituted at law or the debt secured r any part thereof; the power of sale the above be sold by the as follows: SALE: Tuesday, a.m. Front Steps of Big lhouse, City of then secured by said txes, if any, on said the costs and ling attorneys' fees ect to redemption from the date of ortgagor(s), their or assigns. RELEASED FROM 9N ON BY LAW FOR MORTGAGOR, R'S PERSONAL OR ASSIGNS, TO FIVE WEEKS ER IS ENTERED STATUTES, DETERMINING, IGS, THAT THE ARE A RESIDENTIAL :SS THAN FIVE USED PRODUCTION, 2003 Bank One, NA of Mortgagee P.A. 300 ICATION FROM A 15, 22, 29, 2003) Qrtonuille l your needs 63 31 mail@ out our Site at ependent PROCEEDINGS OF THE BIG STONE COUNTY BOARD March 16, 2003 The Big Stone County Board of Commissioners met in the Commissioner's Room at 8:30 AM on Tuesday, March 18, 2003. Chairman Maas called the meeting to order with Commissioners Athey, Lane, Swigerd and Torgerson present. Also present were Ken and Karl Henneberg, Ardie Erkhardt from the Ortonville Independent, HR Director Darlene Nichols- Born, County Attorney Bill Watson and County Auditor Michelle Knutson. The Pledge of Allegiance followed. Motion by Athey, seconded by Swigerd and carried to approve the minutes of the March 4 t" regular meeting. Motion by Lane, seconded by Athey and carried to approve the agenda with noted additions. Committee reports were presented. Attorney Watson reported that it appears the County will be able to get out of the lease with Elaine Cartwright for HRA's space. However, Watson is waiting to hear on a termination date. The Property Committee reported that they had not spoken with the HRA Director since the HRA board meeting and would get in touch with her again. Watson left the meeting. Motion by Torgerson, seconded by Swigerd and carried to execute the contract with the Department of Human Services for the Local Collaborative Time Study. Motion by Swigerd, seconded by Athey and carded to execute the Annual County Boat and Water Safety Grant Agreement and adopt the following resolution: 2003-11 WHEREAS, under the provisions of M.S. Section 86B.105, the Shenff of each county is required to carry out the provision of Chapter 86B and the Boat and Water Safety Rules, hereinafter referred to as the "Minn. Rules", including patrol, enforcement search and rescue, watercraft inspection, waterway marking and accident investigation, all hereinafter referred to as the "Sheriff's Duties"; and WHEREAS, in connection with the Shenffs Duties, M,S. Section 86B.701 provides that the County submit to the Commissioner of Natural Resources a budget to carry out the Sheriffs Duties; and WHEREAS, M.S. Section 86B.701 and the Minn. Rules provide for the allocation of funds by the Commissioner to the County based on certain cdteda and conclusions to assist the funding of the Shedffs Duties; and WHEREAS, the County has submitted a proposed budget to the State, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the State shall reimburse the County up to $2,499.00 for the activities stated in Chapter 86B. Motion by Torgerson, seconded by Athey and carded to adopt the following resolution: 2003-12 WHEREAS, the Big Stone County Housing & Redevelopment Authonty (HRA) is in the process of submitting an Application for Rural Development (RD) Housing Preservation Grant Program Funds for Housing Rehabilitation; and WHEREAS, this is a program designed specifically for very low income persons; and WHEREAS, these grant funds would benefit the very low income residents of Big Stone County who are otherwise unable to secure a loan for repaim to their residences. NOW, THERFORE BE IT RESOLVED, the Big Stone County HRA is hereby authorized to apply for these funds on behalf of Big Stone County. The following bids were received for the 3-year farm lease of land in Browns Valley Township: Kenneth Henddcks $2,200.00/year Randy Edckson $1,700.00/year Motion by Athey, seconded by Lane and carded to award the lease to the high bidder, Kenneth Henddcks. Auditor Knutson reported she had received three bids for snow removal and lawn mowing at the Family Services Building. Motion by Swigerd, seconded by Torgemon and carried to accept the low bid of Ed Schaffer for 2003 and recommend for a one-year extension if acceptable by Schaffer. Motion by Swigerd, seconded by Lane and carried to authorize payment of the following claims on March 21, 2003: COUNTY REVENUE American Solutions for Business 728.05; Barr's Electric 406.50; Best Western Kelly Inn 141.12; Cadson Drywall 1,157.00; Cellular 2000 225.53; Cenex 147.35; Charlie's Lawn Service 150.00; Fidelity Compresource 370.00; Computer Professionals Unlimited 2,334.00; Country Inn & Suites 115.23; Docutech Consulting 325.00; Election System Software 158.51; Frank Madden & Associates 414.52; Grant DAKOTA BUILDINGS constructed Portable Storage Buildings bELIVERY WITHIN 50 MILES STORAGE BUILDINGS 605-432-6889 South on Hwy. 15 Milbank, SD "Fri. 8-5 Sat. by appointment County 365.00; H & A Administrators 464.00; Heritage Printing 170.96; Jim & Sons Lumber 109.05; Kandiyohi County Sheriff 550.00; Lac qua. Pade County Sheriff 1,595.00; Law Enforcement System 105.00; Alvin Maas 120.06; MN Dept of Adman 300.00; MN Viewers 125.00; Northside Medical Center 190.00; Office Systems 311.99; OAHS 775.60; Ortonville Independent 444.P,2; Radisson Hotel South 316.68; Redwood Biotech 174.00; Rirke-Noonan 200.L0. Ro3ert Ross MD 300.00; Sheraton Hcte', "=30.41; Specialty Outfitters 227.91; Toshiba 262.68; Td- State Water 131.36; Ultramax 285.40; U of MN 803.14; US Link 1,278.30; Vertical Solutions 1,430.65; WACCO 134.00; West Group 753.47; Yellow Medicine County Jail 1,540.00. ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES Computer Professionals Unlimited 136.61; Donald Diekmann 144.25; Pat Dwyer 208.48; Ortonville Independent 149.48; US Link 126.46; Waste.Management 2,387.49. HIGHWAY Ameripride Linen 120.45; Big Stone Co-op 716.71; CAS-Graceville 222.38; Cellular 2000 389.20; Centurytel 200.27; Computer Professionals Unlimited 393.92; Control Products 730.40; Country Inn & Suites 175.46; Dakota Riggers & Tool 220.56; Harper Brush of Watertown 157.67; Holiday Inn 978.56; Integrated Lining Systems 407.36; Jerome Jennen 140.97; Jim & Sons Lumber 120.30; Nelson Dodge 22,418.00; Northern Safety Technology 1,909.12; Sheraton Hotels 113.91; Stattelman Lumber 248.27; Sturdevants 219.08; Traverse County 1,125.00; US Link 233.48; WCEC 875.82. ENHANCED 9-1-1 Info Link Wireless 1,288.03. DITCH US Bank 397.75. Number of claims not exceeding $100 - 67. Dollar amount of tAa;ms not exceeding $100 - $2,666.61. The Board raw,wed the 2001 Revenues, Expendit,res, and Debt of Minnesota Counties aport prepared by the Office of the State A,lito, Motion by ToLce.son, seconded by Athey and carded to adopt the following resolution in support cf sfablishing a MN Economic Deve.cl ,ent Advisory Committee and recreating the MN economic development program as presented by Extension Director John Cunningham: 2003-13 WHEREAS, them are many potential opportunities for broadening the economic base in both the rural and metro areas of Minnesota; and WHEREAS, the currant state of the Minnesota economy requires new solutions for both rural and metro areas; and WHEREAS, the current programs and the creation of new programs is a very complex subject requiring significant review, research and recreation; and WHEREAS, we believe it is necessary for there to be review, research and consideration of the $1.75 billion biennial expenditures for economic development in Minnesota. BE IT NOW THEREFORE RESOLVED, Big Stone County does hereby support the forming of a statewide MINNESOTA ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ADVISORY COMMITTEE to review, research, consider and recommend economic development programs to the Minnesota Legislative and Executive Branches. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, we do hereby support the ADVISORY COMMITTEE make- p :o include at least 0ne-third of its membership to be estabtished '  econon,c development practitioners. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, we do hereby support the. make-up of the ADVISORY COMMITTEE to include at least one-half of its membemhip to be from Rural Minnesota Counties, Watson retumed to the meeting. Following a short break, Linda Bailey was present to request to be appointed to the Planning Commission. Chairman Maas stated that there would be no additional appointments to the Commission at this time but assured her that they would keep her request on file for future appointments. Environmental Officer concurred due to the fact that Bailey's name is on the application for amending the Feedlot Ordinance. Discussion was held on the process of amending the Ordinance. Environmental Officer Wilke Informed the Board that $7,085 of the Natural Resources Block Grant had been allotted for 2003. Discussion on the OFFSET Program was held. Family Services Director Dan Hanratty was present to provide an update on the staffing changes in his department. Motion by Swigerd, seconded by Torgerson and carried to authorize the hidng of two financial workers at the same time to save on training costs per the request of Hanratty. HR Director Nichols-Born presented a request from VSO Doug Tomschin to attend the VSO Spdng Conference on Apdl 15-16, 2003. Motion by Swigerd, seconded by Athey and carded to allow Tomschin to attend the conference. Nichols-Born also reported that she has been meeting with the maintenance staff on the costs to clean the new county office building. Watson reported that Food Shelf would not be able to get out of their lease eady. Watson left the meeting. Upon the request of Emergency Management Director Doug Tomschin, motion by Torgemon, seconded by Athey and carried to authorize the payment of incidental expenses for volunteers' assistance in updating the Emergency Operations Plan out of the State and Local Supplemental Appropriation Planning Grant. RSVP Director Kadn Mack was present dunng the request. Sue Dahlhauser from MCIT presented the 2003 Member Report. Discussion was held with Deputy Auditor Sharon Finke on the plans for the computers that are being replaced in the Courthouse. Chairman Maas declared the meeting adjourned at 11:40 AM. Michelle R. Knutson, Auditor Alvin Maas, Chairman SPECIAL MEETING March 27, 2003 The Big Stone County Board of Commissioners met in the Commissioner's Room at 1:30 PM on Thursday, March 27, 2003. Chairman Maas called the meeting to order with Commissioners Athey, Lane, Swlgerd and Torgerson present. Also present were HR Director Dadene Nichols- Born, County Attomey Bill Watson and County Auditor Michelle Knutson. Motion by Athey, seconded by Lane and carded to enter into closed session for preliminary consideration of allegations against an individual pursuant to M.S. 13D.05 Subd.2(b). Motion by Athey, seconded by Torgerson and carried to reopen the Board meeting. Upon motion by Athey, seconded by Lane and carded to continue the meeting until 1:30 PM on April 17, 2003, Chairman Maas declared the meeting recessed at 3:33 PM. Michelle R. Knutson, Auditor Alvin Maas, Chairman Big Stone City senior citizens II I II I Evelyn Zahnow, Secretary Seventeen guests gathered at the Big Stone City St. Citizens Center on Tuesday, April 1st for a chicken and potluck dinner. We observed four birthdays, had the pledge to the flag and sang the table prayer before the meal. At l p.m. Ileen called our meeting to order with the secretary's report by Evelyn and treasurers report by Myrtle. Both were approved as read. A bill was presented for paper plates, cups and coffee. It was approved and paid. There will be election of officers at our May meeting and president asked for a nominating committee. Gen and Lorraine will .fill that position. Our tables were set by Anna and Mildred. Evelyn and Geneve will set tables for our May meeting which will be on Tuesday the 6th. Our meeting closed and bingo and cards were played at 1:30. Save this paper for recycling Buy life inst.-ance and save on your home and car. I IIII I hen you buy your life insurance from us through Auto-Owners Insurance, you'll receive special dis- counts on your home, mobile home or car We'll save you money. As an independent Auto-Owners agent, we take great interest in you - as well as your home and car. 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CRIPTION OF Seventy-five (75) /2) of Outlet Clinton, Big PROPERTY IS INT OF AND CLAIMED TO ,ATE OF NOTICE, IF ANY, PAID BY commencement of proceeding of Mortgagee requirements as no action or instituted at law or the debt secured r any part thereof; the power of sale the above be sold by the as follows: SALE: Tuesday, a.m. Front Steps of Big lhouse, City of then secured by said txes, if any, on said the costs and ling attorneys' fees ect to redemption from the date of ortgagor(s), their or assigns. RELEASED FROM 9N ON BY LAW FOR MORTGAGOR, R'S PERSONAL OR ASSIGNS, TO FIVE WEEKS ER IS ENTERED STATUTES, DETERMINING, IGS, THAT THE ARE A RESIDENTIAL :SS THAN FIVE USED PRODUCTION, 2003 Bank One, NA of Mortgagee P.A. 300 ICATION FROM A 15, 22, 29, 2003) Qrtonuille l your needs 63 31 mail@ out our Site at ependent PROCEEDINGS OF THE BIG STONE COUNTY BOARD March 16, 2003 The Big Stone County Board of Commissioners met in the Commissioner's Room at 8:30 AM on Tuesday, March 18, 2003. Chairman Maas called the meeting to order with Commissioners Athey, Lane, Swigerd and Torgerson present. Also present were Ken and Karl Henneberg, Ardie Erkhardt from the Ortonville Independent, HR Director Darlene Nichols- Born, County Attorney Bill Watson and County Auditor Michelle Knutson. The Pledge of Allegiance followed. Motion by Athey, seconded by Swigerd and carried to approve the minutes of the March 4 t" regular meeting. Motion by Lane, seconded by Athey and carried to approve the agenda with noted additions. Committee reports were presented. Attorney Watson reported that it appears the County will be able to get out of the lease with Elaine Cartwright for HRA's space. However, Watson is waiting to hear on a termination date. The Property Committee reported that they had not spoken with the HRA Director since the HRA board meeting and would get in touch with her again. Watson left the meeting. Motion by Torgerson, seconded by Swigerd and carried to execute the contract with the Department of Human Services for the Local Collaborative Time Study. Motion by Swigerd, seconded by Athey and carded to execute the Annual County Boat and Water Safety Grant Agreement and adopt the following resolution: 2003-11 WHEREAS, under the provisions of M.S. Section 86B.105, the Shenff of each county is required to carry out the provision of Chapter 86B and the Boat and Water Safety Rules, hereinafter referred to as the "Minn. Rules", including patrol, enforcement search and rescue, watercraft inspection, waterway marking and accident investigation, all hereinafter referred to as the "Sheriff's Duties"; and WHEREAS, in connection with the Shenffs Duties, M,S. Section 86B.701 provides that the County submit to the Commissioner of Natural Resources a budget to carry out the Sheriffs Duties; and WHEREAS, M.S. Section 86B.701 and the Minn. Rules provide for the allocation of funds by the Commissioner to the County based on certain cdteda and conclusions to assist the funding of the Shedffs Duties; and WHEREAS, the County has submitted a proposed budget to the State, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the State shall reimburse the County up to $2,499.00 for the activities stated in Chapter 86B. Motion by Torgerson, seconded by Athey and carded to adopt the following resolution: 2003-12 WHEREAS, the Big Stone County Housing & Redevelopment Authonty (HRA) is in the process of submitting an Application for Rural Development (RD) Housing Preservation Grant Program Funds for Housing Rehabilitation; and WHEREAS, this is a program designed specifically for very low income persons; and WHEREAS, these grant funds would benefit the very low income residents of Big Stone County who are otherwise unable to secure a loan for repaim to their residences. NOW, THERFORE BE IT RESOLVED, the Big Stone County HRA is hereby authorized to apply for these funds on behalf of Big Stone County. The following bids were received for the 3-year farm lease of land in Browns Valley Township: Kenneth Henddcks $2,200.00/year Randy Edckson $1,700.00/year Motion by Athey, seconded by Lane and carded to award the lease to the high bidder, Kenneth Henddcks. Auditor Knutson reported she had received three bids for snow removal and lawn mowing at the Family Services Building. Motion by Swigerd, seconded by Torgemon and carried to accept the low bid of Ed Schaffer for 2003 and recommend for a one-year extension if acceptable by Schaffer. Motion by Swigerd, seconded by Lane and carried to authorize payment of the following claims on March 21, 2003: COUNTY REVENUE American Solutions for Business 728.05; Barr's Electric 406.50; Best Western Kelly Inn 141.12; Cadson Drywall 1,157.00; Cellular 2000 225.53; Cenex 147.35; Charlie's Lawn Service 150.00; Fidelity Compresource 370.00; Computer Professionals Unlimited 2,334.00; Country Inn & Suites 115.23; Docutech Consulting 325.00; Election System Software 158.51; Frank Madden & Associates 414.52; Grant DAKOTA BUILDINGS constructed Portable Storage Buildings bELIVERY WITHIN 50 MILES STORAGE BUILDINGS 605-432-6889 South on Hwy. 15 Milbank, SD "Fri. 8-5 Sat. by appointment County 365.00; H & A Administrators 464.00; Heritage Printing 170.96; Jim & Sons Lumber 109.05; Kandiyohi County Sheriff 550.00; Lac qua. Pade County Sheriff 1,595.00; Law Enforcement System 105.00; Alvin Maas 120.06; MN Dept of Adman 300.00; MN Viewers 125.00; Northside Medical Center 190.00; Office Systems 311.99; OAHS 775.60; Ortonville Independent 444.P,2; Radisson Hotel South 316.68; Redwood Biotech 174.00; Rirke-Noonan 200.L0. Ro3ert Ross MD 300.00; Sheraton Hcte', "=30.41; Specialty Outfitters 227.91; Toshiba 262.68; Td- State Water 131.36; Ultramax 285.40; U of MN 803.14; US Link 1,278.30; Vertical Solutions 1,430.65; WACCO 134.00; West Group 753.47; Yellow Medicine County Jail 1,540.00. ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES Computer Professionals Unlimited 136.61; Donald Diekmann 144.25; Pat Dwyer 208.48; Ortonville Independent 149.48; US Link 126.46; Waste.Management 2,387.49. HIGHWAY Ameripride Linen 120.45; Big Stone Co-op 716.71; CAS-Graceville 222.38; Cellular 2000 389.20; Centurytel 200.27; Computer Professionals Unlimited 393.92; Control Products 730.40; Country Inn & Suites 175.46; Dakota Riggers & Tool 220.56; Harper Brush of Watertown 157.67; Holiday Inn 978.56; Integrated Lining Systems 407.36; Jerome Jennen 140.97; Jim & Sons Lumber 120.30; Nelson Dodge 22,418.00; Northern Safety Technology 1,909.12; Sheraton Hotels 113.91; Stattelman Lumber 248.27; Sturdevants 219.08; Traverse County 1,125.00; US Link 233.48; WCEC 875.82. ENHANCED 9-1-1 Info Link Wireless 1,288.03. DITCH US Bank 397.75. Number of claims not exceeding $100 - 67. Dollar amount of tAa;ms not exceeding $100 - $2,666.61. The Board raw,wed the 2001 Revenues, Expendit,res, and Debt of Minnesota Counties aport prepared by the Office of the State A,lito, Motion by ToLce.son, seconded by Athey and carded to adopt the following resolution in support cf sfablishing a MN Economic Deve.cl ,ent Advisory Committee and recreating the MN economic development program as presented by Extension Director John Cunningham: 2003-13 WHEREAS, them are many potential opportunities for broadening the economic base in both the rural and metro areas of Minnesota; and WHEREAS, the currant state of the Minnesota economy requires new solutions for both rural and metro areas; and WHEREAS, the current programs and the creation of new programs is a very complex subject requiring significant review, research and recreation; and WHEREAS, we believe it is necessary for there to be review, research and consideration of the $1.75 billion biennial expenditures for economic development in Minnesota. BE IT NOW THEREFORE RESOLVED, Big Stone County does hereby support the forming of a statewide MINNESOTA ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ADVISORY COMMITTEE to review, research, consider and recommend economic development programs to the Minnesota Legislative and Executive Branches. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, we do hereby support the ADVISORY COMMITTEE make- p :o include at least 0ne-third of its membership to be estabtished '  econon,c development practitioners. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, we do hereby support the. make-up of the ADVISORY COMMITTEE to include at least one-half of its membemhip to be from Rural Minnesota Counties, Watson retumed to the meeting. Following a short break, Linda Bailey was present to request to be appointed to the Planning Commission. Chairman Maas stated that there would be no additional appointments to the Commission at this time but assured her that they would keep her request on file for future appointments. Environmental Officer concurred due to the fact that Bailey's name is on the application for amending the Feedlot Ordinance. Discussion was held on the process of amending the Ordinance. Environmental Officer Wilke Informed the Board that $7,085 of the Natural Resources Block Grant had been allotted for 2003. Discussion on the OFFSET Program was held. Family Services Director Dan Hanratty was present to provide an update on the staffing changes in his department. Motion by Swigerd, seconded by Torgerson and carried to authorize the hidng of two financial workers at the same time to save on training costs per the request of Hanratty. HR Director Nichols-Born presented a request from VSO Doug Tomschin to attend the VSO Spdng Conference on Apdl 15-16, 2003. Motion by Swigerd, seconded by Athey and carded to allow Tomschin to attend the conference. Nichols-Born also reported that she has been meeting with the maintenance staff on the costs to clean the new county office building. Watson reported that Food Shelf would not be able to get out of their lease eady. Watson left the meeting. Upon the request of Emergency Management Director Doug Tomschin, motion by Torgemon, seconded by Athey and carried to authorize the payment of incidental expenses for volunteers' assistance in updating the Emergency Operations Plan out of the State and Local Supplemental Appropriation Planning Grant. RSVP Director Kadn Mack was present dunng the request. Sue Dahlhauser from MCIT presented the 2003 Member Report. Discussion was held with Deputy Auditor Sharon Finke on the plans for the computers that are being replaced in the Courthouse. Chairman Maas declared the meeting adjourned at 11:40 AM. Michelle R. Knutson, Auditor Alvin Maas, Chairman SPECIAL MEETING March 27, 2003 The Big Stone County Board of Commissioners met in the Commissioner's Room at 1:30 PM on Thursday, March 27, 2003. Chairman Maas called the meeting to order with Commissioners Athey, Lane, Swlgerd and Torgerson present. Also present were HR Director Dadene Nichols- Born, County Attomey Bill Watson and County Auditor Michelle Knutson. Motion by Athey, seconded by Lane and carded to enter into closed session for preliminary consideration of allegations against an individual pursuant to M.S. 13D.05 Subd.2(b). Motion by Athey, seconded by Torgerson and carried to reopen the Board meeting. Upon motion by Athey, seconded by Lane and carded to continue the meeting until 1:30 PM on April 17, 2003, Chairman Maas declared the meeting recessed at 3:33 PM. Michelle R. Knutson, Auditor Alvin Maas, Chairman Big Stone City senior citizens II I II I Evelyn Zahnow, Secretary Seventeen guests gathered at the Big Stone City St. Citizens Center on Tuesday, April 1st for a chicken and potluck dinner. We observed four birthdays, had the pledge to the flag and sang the table prayer before the meal. At l p.m. Ileen called our meeting to order with the secretary's report by Evelyn and treasurers report by Myrtle. Both were approved as read. A bill was presented for paper plates, cups and coffee. It was approved and paid. There will be election of officers at our May meeting and president asked for a nominating committee. Gen and Lorraine will .fill that position. Our tables were set by Anna and Mildred. Evelyn and Geneve will set tables for our May meeting which will be on Tuesday the 6th. Our meeting closed and bingo and cards were played at 1:30. Save this paper for recycling Buy life inst.-ance and save on your home and car. I IIII I hen you buy your life insurance from us through Auto-Owners Insurance, you'll receive special dis- counts on your home, mobile home or car We'll save you money. As an independent Auto-Owners agent, we take great interest in you - as well as your home and car. 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