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"c notices NOTICE PROBATE COURT __DISTRICT COURT PROBAIATE DIVISION v=tirt File No. P4-96-49 F HEARING is hereby of June, anng will named Court at for the formal purporting to named 5, 1990, and for E. Martens Jton St., Apt. as personal estate of the above unsupervised .= Court o objections are will be the estate, to pay all legal debts, expenses, and sell erOperty, and do all estate. iven that ALL against said the same or to the four months s notice or said I 1998 Peter A. Heft, Judge Julia Berger, Administrator SARRAZIN MN S6283 12, 1998) OF INC. all creditors on notice that the the )recess of has filed with the of the State of the Notice 13, 1998. ice to which the corporation 25 SE Third within 90 days J notice. ..... 12, 19, 1; Bird BIDS DISTRICT , MN 56278 BASEBALL REID SCHOOL of and footbait School will e, MN on Thursday, they will be the existing receh/ed retumed be available office of Inc., 45 56278; the School Drive, of bidding Hasslen nc. at 32O-839- a or amount of of the bid, Sclools, 62, as proposal is execute the Schools, No. 62 or all ) any in the required to of the Bidding rce with the to his bid within date of bid the contract and the ;181 opening and Wearing Courses.... 10,600 ton Manholes .................................. 700 L.F. Catch Basins ......................... 63 each 12"-36" RC Pipe ..................... 5,300 L.F. 6"-12" PVC Watermain Pipe .................................. 15,900 L.F. 8"-10" PVC Sanitary Sewer Pipe .................................. 12,500 L.F. Concrete Curb and Gutter ...30,700 LF. Concrete Sidewalk .............. 35,000 S.F. Sodding ............................... 19,700 S.Y. Specifications and plans are on file and may be examined at the following locations: >Office of the City Deputy Clerk, Ortonville, Minnesota >Construction Market Data, New Hope, Minnesota >Fargo-Moorhead Builders Exchange, Fargo, North Dakota >Minneapolis Builders Exchange, Minneapolis, Minnesota All bids shall be accompanied by a bid bond or certified check, payable to the order of the City Clerk-Treasurer for not less than five (5) percent of the amount bid, as a guarantee that the successful bidder will enter into a contract with the City of Ortonville for the work descnbed in the proposal. Bids shall be directed to the City Deputy Clerk, securely sealed and endorsed upon the outside wrapper with a bnef statement or summary as to the work for which the bid is made. The City Council reserves the right to reject any or all bids or to waive any informalities. No bidder may withdraw his bid for a period of 10 days after the date set for opening thereof. Copies of plans and specifications may be obtained at the office of the Engineer, Larson-Peterson & Associates, Inc., PO Box 150, Detroit Lakes, Minnesota 56502, upon payment of $100 (non-refundable) for each set. City of Ortonville County of Big Stone State of Minnesota ATTEST: Chadeen Grossman City Deputy Clerk Dated: April 30, 1998 (May 5, 12, 1998) NOTICE INVITATION FOR BIDS The Housing and Redevelopment Authority of Big Stone County, Lakeside Apartments, 301 NW 1st Street, Ortonville, Minnesota, will receive sealed bids for a single prime contract for the furnishing of all labor, materials, tools, equipment and services necessary for the conversion of two (2) single dwelling units to one (1) handicapped accessible dwelling unit, hereafter known as the Lakeside Apartments Accessibility Project. Bids will be accepted at the Big Stone County HRA Lakeside Apartments Office, 301 NW 1st Street, Ortonville, Minnesota, until 2:00 p.m. (local time) on Tuesday, June 2, 1998, at which time all bids will be publicly opened and read aloud in  Community Room. Interested Bidders may examine the bidding requirements, drawings, specifications and the units involved in the Project at Lakeside Apartments, 301 NW: 1st 8tre'et,' OYtonville, Minnesota, . beginning at.8:00 am, Wednesday; May 13, 1998 / Interested Bidders may obtainefie (1) complete set of the drawings'from the Lakeside Apartments Office upon making a deposit of $25 per set. The full deposit will be returned to Prime Contract Bidders who submit bonafide bids and return the documents in good condition, suitable for reuse, within ten o) days after receipt of bids. (lit shall be the Bidder's responsibility to make inquiry as to any addenda issued. A certified check or bank draft, payable to the order of the Big Stone County Housing and Redevelopment Authority, negotiable U.S. Government Bonds (at par value) or a satisfactory Bid Bond executed by the Bidder and an acceptable surety, in the amount o equal to five percent (5 %) of the total construction bid shall be submitted with each bid. Attention is called to the fact that no less than the minimum salaries and wages as set forth in the Contract Documettts must be paid on this Project. Contractors must take affirmative action to ensure that employees and applicants for employment are not discriminated against because of their race, color, religion, sex or national origin. The successful Bidder wdl be required to furnish and pay for a satisfactory performance andpayment bond or bonds, in the penal amount of the full amount of the contract as awarded, if determined to be necessary. The Housing and Redevelopment Authority of Big Stone County, Lakeside Apartments, Ortonville, Minnesota, reserves theright to reject any or all bids or to waive any informalities in the bidding. No bid shall be withdrawn for a pedod of thirty (30) days subsequent to the opening of bids without consent of the Housing and Redevelopment Authority of Big Stone County, Lakeside Apartments, Ortonville, Minnesota. Equal Opportunity Employer HOUSING AND REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY OF BIG STONE COUNTY, by MINNESOTA the Marjode A Olson Housing Manager 301 NW 1st Street Ortonville, Minnesota 56278 (320) 839-33O4 (May 12, 19, 1998) BIDS in tl' Utili in and then quantities: C.Y. 8OO S.Y. 8,50O CY. :E PROCEEDINGS OF THE ORTONVILLE CITY COUNCIL REGULAR SESSION Monday, Apd120, 1998 City Council Chambers 7:00 PM CALL TO ORDER AND ROLL CALL The regular meeting of the Ortonville City Council was called to order by President Pro-Tam Johnson at 7:00 P.M. Council Present: Mary Gustafson, Bill Hynnek, Mel Reinke, George Elliott, Butch MHteletsedt Council Absent: David Ellingson City Staff Present: Char Grossman, Paul Tinldenberg, Gary Dinnel, Roger Anderson, Art Hamann Media Present: Ryan Stattelman Also Present:David Dinnel, Roy Bailey, Jim Strong, Paul Strong, Sonja Pinkert, Dave Hamner, Bob Carlson, Bernard Millerbernd, Lorre Colburn, LaValle Berkner RECOGNITIONS/PRESENTATIONS/ INTRODUCTIONS Sonja Pinkert was present to inquire about dramshop insurance for the Non- Intoxicating Malt Liquor License for MWC World Tournament May 27-30. Also the Chamber is considering sponsoring a Street Dance on Friday, Aug, 14th during the Cornfest at Lakeside Park Jim and Paul Strong were present to explain the LMCIT Liability Coverage options. Addition coverage for Open Meeting Law Defense was discussed The following resolution was offered by Council Member Elliott, seconded by Council Member Hynnek and passed: RESOLUTION 98-40 OPEN MEETING LAW DEFENSE BE IT AND IT IS HEREBY RESOLVED by the Ortonvitte City Council to purchase additional Open Meeting Law Defense Coverage from the LMCIT. Upon roll call vote the following votes were recorded: YES: Hynnek, Gustafson, Reinke, Elliott NO: Mittelstaedt, Johnson ABSENT: Ellingson Resolution 98-40 was passed this 20th day of April 1998 The following resolution was offered by President Pro-Tern Johnson, seconded by Council Member Mittelstaedt andpassed: RESOLUTION 98-41 LMClT UABILITY COVERAGE BE IT AND IT IS HEREBY RESOLVED that the Ortonvitle City Council does not waive the monetary limits on municipal tort liability established by Minnesota Statutes 466.04. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the City "of Ortonville accepts liability coverage limits of $750,000 (No Umbrella) from the League of Minnesota Cities Insurance Trust Upon roll call vote the following votes were recorded: YES: Hynnek, Gustafson, Reinke, Mittetstaedt, Johnson, Elliott ABSENT: Ellingson Resolution 98-41 was passed this 20th day of April 1998 Jim Strong thanked the City for its cooperation at the Warehouse Site Lorre Colburn, MC & R Pools, explained the progress of the pool renovation project. He explained the problem with hollow spots in the bottom of the pool. There will be additional time and expense for this necessary repair. A change order should be prepared by MC & R Pools. Also the deadline date was discussed. If the weather is not favorable in May the June 1st deadline will have to be extended until June 8th The following resolution was offered by Council member Reinke, seconded by Council member Gustafson and passed: RESOLUTION 98-42 PAY REQUEST NO. 2 MC & R POOLS INC. BE IT AND IT IS HEREBY RESOLVED that the Ortonville City Council approve Change Order No 2 - MC & RPools Inc. in the amount of $43,448 Upon roll call vote the following votes were recorded: YES: Hynnek, Gustafson, Reinke, Mittelstaedt, Johnson, Elliott ABSENT: Ellingson '! ResotUtioh 98-42 was passed this/ 20th day of Apn11998. LaValle Berkner reported that the Airport Committee has been meeting_to disciJss the future of the airport The airport attendant position, problems with gas sales, runway repair and the Airport 5-Year Plan were addressed. AGENDA AMENDMENTS A motion Was offered by President Pro-Tem Johnson, seconded by Council member Hynnek and passed to approve the following agenda amendments: New Business c. Central Park d. Building Permits CONSENT AGENDA A motion was offered by Council Member Mittelstaedt and seconded by Council Member Elliott to approve the consent agenda as presented. REPORTS/MINUTES OF CITIZEN BOARDS, COMMITrEES AND COMMISSIONS BOARD OF APPEAL/PLANNING COMMISSION: The following resolution was offered by Council Member Reinke, seconded by Council Member Elliott and passed: RESOLUTION 98-43 SPECIAL CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT MARY ANN HOLTQUIST BE IT AND IT IS HEREBY RESOLVED upon the recommendation of the Planning and Zoning Commission, the Ortonville City Council approve Mary Ann Holtquist's conditional use permit to establish a Gift Shop and Craft Consignment Shop at 404 NW 1st Street Upon roll call vote the following votes were recorded: YES: Hynnek, Gustafson, Reinke, Mittelstaedt, Johnson, Elliott ABSENT: Ellingson Resolution 98-43 was passed this 20th day of Apd11998. Roy Bailey suggested that the Zoning Ordinance No. 96-603 be amended to read: Section 15, Subd 6 I=.1. In other than the "A-O," "R-3", "B-l", %1" and =1-2" Districts, metal roofing metenaLs area prohibited. Only asphah shingles, asphalt roofing materials, cedar shakes, cedar shingles, color metal roof (excluding galvanized), copper roofs and rubber roofs shall be permitted as roof covenngs in the "R-l" and "R-2" residential districts. First Reading of Ordinance No 98-03 ertaining to amending Zoning rdinance No 96-603 was offered by Council Member Reinke. A motion was offered by Council Member Gustafson, seconded by President Pro-Tern Johnson and passed to approve the April 14, 1998 meeting minutes of the Board of Appeal/Planning Commission as presented. GOLF BOARD The restroom construction near hole number four was discussed. The project will begin within a month if easement are obtained. Sewer and water connection was discussed. The following resolution was offered by Council Member Mittalstaedt, seconded by President Pro-Tern Johnson and passed: RESOLUTION 98-44 PURCHASE OF MOWER - GOLF COURSE BE IT AND IT IS HEREBY RESOLVED that the Ortonville City Council approve the pumhase of a Tore Fairway Mower at $24,995 for the golf course. Upon roll call vote the following votes were recorded: YES: Hynnek, Gustafson, Reinke, Mittelstaedt, Johnson, Elliott ABSENT: Ellingson Resolution 98-44 was passed this 20h day of April 1998. Amotion was offered by Council Member Hynnek, seconded by Council Member Gustafson and passed to approve the April 13, 1998 meeting minutes of the Golf Board as presented. SENIOR BOARD A motion was offered by Council Member Mittelstaedt, seconded by Council member Hynnek and passed to increase the Senior Center Coordinator's hours from 11:00 A.M 5:00 P.M. A motion was offered by Council Member Mittelstaedt, seconded by Council Member Elliott and passed to approve the April 14, 1998 meeting minutes of the Senior Board as presented. TREE BOARD A motion was offered by Council Member Reinke, seconded by Council Member Hynnek and passed to approve the April 16, 1998 meeting minutes of the Tree Board aspresented. UNFINISHED BUSINESS A letter was received from Larson- Peterson & Associates, Inc. regarding the Drinking Water Revolving Fund. A motion was offered by President Pro- Tern Johnson, seconded by Council Member Reinke and passed to authorize Larson-Peterson & Associates to make application for loans for the Watermain Replacement T.H. No. 7. Bill Hynnek and George Elliott arrived at 5:05 P.M. The following resolution was offered by President Pro-Tern Johnson, seconded by Council Member Reinke and passed: RESOLUTION 98-48 AUTHORIZATION OF WOLF ETTER & COMPANY TO PERFORM CITY AUDIT BE IT AND IT IS HEREBY RESOLVED by the Ortonville City Council to authorize Wolf Etter and Company to perform the 1997 audit of the City in accordance with the Single Audit concept at an additional charge up to $3,000. Upon roll call vote the following votes were recorded: YES: Hynnek, Elliott, Mittelstaedt, Gustafson, Johnson, Reinke ABSENT: Ellingson Resolution 98-48 was passed this 22nd day of Apnl 1998. The following resolution was offered by Council Member Mittelstaedt, seconded by Council Member Gustafson and passed: RESOLUTION 98-49 MANAGEMENT SERVICES FOR THE 1997 AUDIT THOMAS & JOHNSON, P.A. BE IT AND IT IS HEREBY RESOLVED by the Ortonville City Council to authorize Thomas & Johnson, P.A. to perform management services for the 1997 audit up to 60 hours at $45 per hour. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED by the Ortonville City Council to acknowledge that Thomas & Johnson, an Ortonville accounting firm, has performed management services and that Blair Johnson, a partner in the firm, CER minutes of Apnl 15, 1998 were is a sitting City Council Member and the discussed. TheCER Coordinator possibility exist for a potential conflict of attending Certified Pool School Interest. training was reviewed. The responsibility of the City is for the maintenance of the pool. Two city employees have already attended the CPO school. The CER Coordinator will not be attending the training session. NEW BUSINESS A motion was offered by Council Member Mittelstaedt, seconded by Council Member Gustafson and passed to approve the Wine License, On-Sale and Off-Sale Non-Intoxicating Malt Liquor License, and Cigarette L=cense for Donna Johnson-Ortonville Clubhouse. A motion was offered by Council member mJttelstaedt, seconded by Council Member Reinke and passed to advertise to receive bids for the 1979 Chevrolet Transit Bus. Sealed bids will be received until 5:00 P.M. on Fdday, May 15, 1998 at the City Office. The Central Park maintenance was discussed A motion was offered by Council member Hynnek, seconded by Council Member Mittelstaedt and essed to plan a controlled bum. by the rtonville Fire Department or some areas in Central Park. The Building Permit fees were discussed. A motion was offered by Council member Reinke, seconded by Council member Gustafson and passed to refer the Building Permit Fees to the Planning And Zoning Committee for review. The following resolution was offered by Council Member Elliott, seconded by Council Member Hynnek and passed: RESOLUTION 98.45 HIRE ALFRED ROEDER SWIMMING POOL EMPLOYEE BE IT AND IT IS- HEREBY. RESOLVED by the Ortonville City Council to hire Alfred Roeder as a swimming pool maintenance employee at an hourly wage of $10. Upon roll call vote the following votes were recorded: YES: Hynnek, Johnson, Elliott, Mittelstaedt, Gustafson NO: Reinke ABSENT: Ellingson Resolution 98-45 was passed this 20th day of April 1998. The following resolution was offered by Council Member Mittelstaedt, seconded by President Pro-Tern Johnson and passed: RESOLUTION 98- 46 HIRE JOHN HAUKOS AND CHRIS HENDRICKSON GOLF/PARKS EMPLOYEES BE IT AND IT IS HEREBY RESOLVED by the Ortonville City Council to hire John Haukos and Chris Hendrickson as golf course/parks employees in accordance with the seasonal employee pay scale. Upon roll call vote the following votes were recorded: YES: Hynnek, Johnson, Ellingson, Mittelstaedt, Gustafson NO: Reinke ABSEN'E Ellingson Resolution 98-46 was passed this 20th day of Apd11998. CITY ATTORNEY REPORTS & RECOMMENDATIONS City Clerk/Administrator position was discussed. The applications will be reviewed by the City Council members. ADJOURNMENT President Pro-Tern Johnson adjourned the meeting at 9:30 P.M. to reconvene on Wednesday, April 22, 1998 at 5:00 P.M. to review the City Clerk/Administrator applications. APPROVED: Chadesn K Groseman Deputy Clerk ATTEST: Blair Johnson President Pro-Tern ADJOURNED MEETING Wednesday, Apd122, 1998 City Council Chambers 5:00 P.M. President Pro-Tern Johnson celled the adjourned meeting of the Ortonville City Council to order at 5:03 P.M. Upon roll call vote the following Council Members were present: ...... Council Present: Mary ustatson, ui, Hynnek, Mel Reinke, George Elliott, Butch Mittelstaedt Council Absent: David Ellingson City Staff Present: Char Groasman Media Present: Suzette Kaercher Blake, Ortonville Independent Also Present: None The following resolution was offered by Council Member Reinke, seconded by President Pro-Tern Johnson and passed: RESOLUTION 98-47 REDUCE 1999 GOLF BUDGET BE IT AND IT IS HEREBY RESOLVED by the Ortonville City Council to reduce the 1999 Golf Course Budget by $27,000. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that Paul "rinldenberg and the Golf Board be notified of the reduction. Upon roll call vote the following votes were recorded: YES: Mittelstaedt, Gustafson, Johnson, Reinke ABSENT: Ellingson, Hynnek, Eltiott Resolution 98-47 was passed this 22th day of Apd11998. Upon roll call vote the following votes were recorded: YES: Hynnek, Mittelstaedt, Gustafson, EIliott, Retake ABSTAIN: Johnson ABSENT: Ellingson Resolution 98-49 was passed this 22nd day of April 1998 Council Member Blair Johnson presented his letter of resignation. A motion was offered by Council Member Gustafson, seconded by Council Member Reinke and passed unanimously to accept Blair Johnson's resignation from the City Council with r00ret einke presided over the City Council. At 5:20 P.M. the meeting was called into executive session to review City Clerk/Administrator applications. Present were Gustafson, Reinke, Mittelstaedt, Elliott, Hynnek and Groseman. The executive session was dosed at 5:37 P.M. Roman Taffe is scheduled for an interview on Monday, April 27, 1998 at 5:00 P.M. Council member Reinke adjourned the meeting to reconvene on Monday, April 27, 1998 at 5:00 P.M. APPROVED: Chadeen K. Grossman Deputy Clerk ATTEST: Mel Reinke Council Member ADJOURNED MEETING Monday, April 27, 1998 City Council Chambers 5:00 P.M. Mayor Ellingson called the adjourned meeting of the Ortonvifle City'Council to , qer at 5:00 P.M. Upon roll call vote the following Council Members were present: Council Present: Mary Gustafson, Bill Hynnek, MoI Reinke, George Elliott, !i Butch Mittelstaedt ; City Staff Present: Char Grossman Media Present: Ryan Stattelman, Ortonviile Independent Also Present: Roman Taffe The following resolution was offered by Mayor Ellingson, seconded by Council Member Mittelstaedt and passed unanimously. RESOLUTION 98-50 MEL REINKE - APPOINTED VICE- MAYOR --" BE IT AND IT IS HEREBY RESOLVED by the Ortonville City Council to approve the appointment of Mel Reinke as Vice-Mayor for the City Council. Upon roll call vote the following votes were recorded: YES: Hynnek, Mittelstaedt, Reinke, Ellingson, Elliott Resolution 98-50 was passed this 27th day of April 1998. Roman Taffe was interviewed for . the position of City Clerk/ Administrator. Discussion followed with Roman Taffe being offered and accepting the position of City Clerk/Administrator. The following resolution was offered by Council Member " Mittelstaedt, seconded by Council member Hynnek and passed unanimously: RESOLUTION 98-51 ROMAN TAFFE - CITY CLERK/ ADMINISTRATOR POSITION BE IT AND IT IS HEREBY RESOLVED by the Ortonville City Council to hire Roman Taffe as the City Clerk/Administrator commencing June 1, 1998 With the salary at Grade 10, Step 4. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that he will be evaluated after six months probationary period. Upon roll call vote the following votes were recorded: ., YES: Hynnek, Mittelstaedt, Gustafson, Reinke, Ellingson, Elliott Resolution 98-51 was passed this 27th day of April 1998. Mayor Ellingson adjourned the meeting at 6:00 P.M. ATTEST: Chadeen K. Grossman Deputy Clerk APPROVED: ' David Ellingson Mayor Rcdden00 on the t=emt- Dull ' , Ocx .... 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