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notices RT DISTRICT DIVISION of -50092 that a the 12th day of a.m. at the Stone County 2rid Street, to the Hanratty for Legal and lative, or for )r Permanent "ustody to a Alternative, Rights dated been filed with alleging that transfer of custody to of the of A.D.A. Permanent ody to a has been named Court, exist for the and physical and a copy as a from the Big , Ortonville, MN the Court Diana Shelstad, Court Julie Berger ) :E that sealed Big Stone at the neer, 437 N. MN 56278 July 8, )wing L.P. GAS SUMMER FILL PROGRAM is now under way. Take delivery of L.P. in June or July and paymenl is not clue until Aug. 23, 2002. Call the office in your town for more details and get on the list to be filled in July. Highway to reject to waive .examine this proposal, esota )mpanied by a to the County for at least amount of the Anderson, Engineer 839-2594 PUBLIC NOTICE CLOSE PROXIMITY OWNERS AND LOCAL OFFICIALS BIG STONE COUNTY BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT Notice is hereby given that the Big Stone County Board of Adjustment will hold a public hearing on July 12, 2002 to act on the following variance application: Time: 8:45 a.m. Property Owner: The Wen Y. Yue and Nadine Li Yue Family Trust Legal Description: Lots 1 and 2, Block 1, Lovgren Wood Shore, being a subdivision of Government Lots 3 and 4, Section 10, Township 122, Range 47 Location of Hearing: Approximately 4 miles north of Ortonville on Hwy. 7 The variance request is from Sections 5.2.1.1. and 5.2.1.2.1. of the Big Stone County Shoreland Management Ordinance, 1993 and proposes to allow a pump house 70 feet from the Ordinary High Water Level and 15 feet from the sideyard property line. Section 5.2.1.1. of the Big Stone County Shoreland Management Ordinance, 1993 specifies that no structure shall be located less than 75 feet from the Ordinary High Water Level of a general development lake. Section 5.2.1.2.1. specifies that no structure shall be located less than 20 feet from the sideyard property line or 20 percent of lot width, whichever is least. 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: June 26, 2002 Ronda Maas, Deputy Environmental Officer 20 SE 2nd St. Ortonville, MN 56278 (July 2, 2002) NOTICE PUBLIC HEARING Notice is hereby given that a public meeting and hearing of the Upper MN Valley Regional Development Commission will be held on July 15. The hearing is to solicit public response and input on the FY 2003 budget and tax levy for calendar year 2003. The hearing will begin at 5:00 p.m. at the Matador Supper Club in Ortonville. A copy of the budget is available at the Commission office in Appleton. The regular business meeting will be conducted during the public hearing. Paul Michaelson, Executive Director (July 2, 2002) :OR BIDS that sealed the Big Stone at the 20 SE 2nd until 11:00 July, 2002 for work: 06-Sa0-0S 30 and TH 7 s Wear State Line and Wear and CSAH 26 CSAH 26 yard 4,289 6,640 3,065 634 fee (non- Big }partment), may ineer's 839-2594. the right to or any part of a identified on anied by a County of at least five check ,the event that Into a contract. a bid within 30 time of Auditor Minnesota :E that the will 23, 2002 City heanng is to the DRAFT Plan. in providing DRAFT attend said stated Roman Taffe, the City of Ortonville, County of Big Stone, State of Minnesota. The time allowed by law for redemption by mortgagor or mortgager's personal representatives or assigns is six months after the date of sale. THE TIME ALLOWED BY LAW FOR REDEMPTION BY THE MORTGAGOR, THE MORTGAGER'S PERSONAL REPRESENTITVES 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. The mortgagor(s) released from financial obligation on the mortgage is/are: None THE CHASE MANHATTAN BANK, AS TRUSTEE FOR THE ASSET BACKED SECURITIES CORPORATION HOME EQUITY LOAN TRUST 1999-LB1, Assignee Is/David H. Grounds David H. Grounds -for- Atty. I.D. #0285742 MURNANE, CONLIN, WHITE & BRANDT PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATION Attorneys for Assignee 444 Cedar Street, Suite 1800 St. Paul, Minnesota 55101 Telephone (651) 227-9411 (July 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, Aug. 6, 2002) PROCEEDINGS OF THE BIG STONE COUNTY BOARD NOTICE ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS 2002 STREET REHABILITATION STREET OVERLAY CITY OF ORTONVILLE, MINNESOTA Notice is hereby given that sealed bids for the following will be received in the Office of the City Clerk-Administrator of the City of Ortonville, Minnesota, located at 315 Madison Avenue, on or before 7:00 p.m. on Monday, July 15, June 6, 2002 The Big Stone County Board of Commissioners met in the Commissioner's Room at 8:30 AM on Thursday, June 6, 2002. Chairperson Lane called the meeting to order with Commissioners Krueger, Maas, Swigerd and Torgerson present. Also present were County Attorney Bill Watson and County Auditor Michelle Knutson. The Pledge of Allegiance followed. Motion by Swigerd, seconded by Maas and carried to approve the minutes of the May 21 =t regular meeting. Motion by Torgerson, seconded by Krueger and carried to approve the agenda with noted addition. Committee reports were presented. Attorney Watson updated the Board on the scheduled Bridge 5411 project. Motion by Torgerson, seconded by Krueger-and carried to execute the contract with Erickson Engineering to do the bridge design. Attorney Watson reported on the status of the Benson claim on the First Street project. Discussion was held on the possible relocation of County Road 30. Motion by Swigerd, seconded by Maas and carried to direct the County Engineer to research the contamination of ash at the Ottertail sight and table the rehab of County Road 30 until further research in completed. Discussion was held on the work the County does for the Townships. Ryan Stattelman of the Ortonvilte Independent...rrived at .the meeting. Watson left the meeting. 2002 at which time and place the bids Discussion was held on the re- will be publicly opened and read aloud, seedihg of ditches and concerns with Any bid received subsequent to the time /atming !n the buffer strips and various specified will be promptly returned to the.." road ditcnes. bidder unooened. / Motion by Krueger, seconded by Bituminous Wearing Course Mixture Swigerd and carried to authorize for Street Overlay ........... 300 tons payment of the following claims on June Plans, specifications and bid forms for the 2002 Street Rehabilitation Bid may be obtained at the Office of the Clerk- Administrator, City of Ortonville, 315 Madison Avenue, Ortonville, Minnesota 56278, phone (320)839-3428. CITY OF ORTONVILLE Roman C. Taffe, City Clerk-Administrator (July 2, 9, 2002) NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE Date: June 13, 2002 YOU ARE NOTIFIED THAT: 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 COMMUNICATION IS FROM A DEBT COLLECTOR ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. Default has occurred in the conditions of the mortgage dated December 3, 1998, executed by Robyn E. Rendon, a unmarried woman, as Mortgagor, to Long Beach Mortgage Company, as Mortgagee, and filed for record December 11, 1998, in Book 154 of Mortgages, Pages 45-52, as Document No. 147437 in the Office of the County Recorder of Big Stone County, Minnesota. The land described in the mortgage is not registered land. The mortgage has been assigned as follows: to The Chase Manhattan Bank by assignment dated September 28, 2001, recorded October 10, 2001, in Book 164 of Mortgages, Page 445, as Document No. 152412, and to The Chase Manhattan Bank, as Trustee for the Asset Backed Securities Corporation Home Equity Loan Trust 1999-LB1, by corrective assignment dated January 11, 2002, recorded January 24, 2002, in Book 165 of Mortgages, Page 579, as Document No. 152965. The original principal amount secured by the mortgage was: $16,800.00. No action or proceeding at law is now pending to recover the debt secured by the mortgage, or any part thereof. 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. At the date of this notice, the amount due on the rnortgaga, and taxes, if any, paid by the holder of the mortgage is: $19,951.28 Pursuant to the power of sale in the mortgage, the mortgage will be foreclosed, and the land described as follows: Lot Five (5), Block Twanty-Two (22)i Onginal plat, City of Ortonville; will be sold by the County Sheriff of Big Stone County, Minnesota, at public auction on August 27, 2002, at 10:00 a.m. at the Sheriff's Office in the Courthouse, 20 S.E. Second Street, in 10, 2002: COUNTY REVENUE Joseph Berning Jr. 607.51; Ecolab Pest Elimination 234.30; John Hanratty 715.00; Jean Kvols 266.54; MCIT 201.00; MN Dept of Admin 300.00; Northern Star 214.00; Ortonville Independent 852.37; Reserve Account 1,000.00; Stein's 464.00; TC Carpet Cleaning 154.43; Treadway Graphics 248.95; Uniforms Unlimited 140.65; West Group 591.07. ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES Todd Sandberg 500.00; SWCD 10,000.00; Upper MN Valley RDC 1,205.00. ROAD & BRIDGE Ameripride Linen 114.76; Apple Computer 3,642.05; Assoc. Const 262.96; Big Stone Co-op 944.85; Boyer Truck Parts 150.60; Cook's Office Products 146.59; Dakota Riggers & Tool 261.19; James Dick 1,946.50; DTN Corp 215.07; Fox Valley Systems 137.92; Harriet Hoffman 296.00; Otter Tail 134.23; Powerplan 110.59; Harlan Rieck 22,266.38; Sturdevants 117.18; Tri County Co-op Oil 518.80; Twin Valley Tire 1,503.10; Zep Manufacturing 396.90. ENHANCED 9-1-1 Century Tel 786.00; Milbank Communications 18,009.15. Number of claims not exceeding $100- 39. Dollar amount of claims not exceeding $100 - $1,707.87. Chairperson Swigerd re-appointed Isabel Wolner to the Local Social Services Agency for another two.year term. Discussion was held on the Human Resources job description. The Board requested the Auditor to schedule a meeting with MAXIMUS to finalize the position. Following a short break, Environmental Officer Darren Wilke reported that the Ridge Creek Subdivision still has some issues to address. Discussion was held on a LCMR proposal entitled "Lakeshore Parcel Mapping to Assist Local Water Planning". Board consensus was to send a letter of support to Senator Berg and encourage his support of the project. Motion by Torgerson, seconded by Maas and carried to adopt the following resolution: 2002-31 WHEREAS, Big Stone County is committed to the disposal of waste in an environmentally friendly manner; and WHEREAS, Big Stone County is committed to supply the residents of the County with the proper waste disposal facilities; and WHEREAS, Big Stone County has in place a Solid Waste Management Plan for the proper management of waste in the County; and WHEREAS, Big Stone County believes that the rule making process and the proposed changes to the rules concerning the permitting of Demolition Larcltills and Waste Transfer Stations will be counterproductive to the County Plan; and WHEREAS, Big Stone County believes that these changes will create greater environmental and economic concerns than they will solve. NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Big Stone County supports the Southwest Minnesota Regional Solid Waste Commission's Letter in opposition to the Minnesota Pollution Control Agery's proposed rule change procedure and proposed rule changes themselves. Motion by Krueger, seconded by Maas and carried to approve the Consolidated AgBMP Loan Agreement. Motion by Swigerd, seconded by Maas and carried to approve the agreements with Vivian Janssen, Randy Arnold and Ron Sanasack for assessing services as presented by County Assessor Sandy Void. Motion by Krueger, seconded by Maas and carried to enter into closed session to review the performance of the VSO/Emergency Management Director. Motion by Torgerson, seconded by Swilerd and carried to reopen the Board meeting. Chairperson Lane declared the meeting adjourned at 11:28 AM. Michelle R. Knutson, Auditor Richard Lane, Chairperson BIG STONE COUNTY BOARD OF APPEAL AND EQUALIZATION June 17, 2002 The Big Stone County Board of Appeal and Equalization met in the Commissioner's Room at 9:00 AM on Monday, June 17, 2002. Chairperson Lane called the meeting to order with Commissioners Krueger, Maas, Swigerd and Torgerson present. Also present were County Auditor Michelle Knutson, County Assessor Sandy Void, Deputy Assessor Barb Amundson, Local Assessor Deb Wentland, Larry Cartwright and Ortonville Township Officials Don Schumacher, Rusty Dimberg and AI Webster. Following the Pledge of Allegiance, the Oath of Office was duly administered to the members of the Board of Appeal and Equalization. In accordance with the appointment schedule, Assessor Void provided an overview regarding the first appointment of Larry Cartwright for the Board's review. Mr. Cartwright questioned the justification for the increase in market value on his commercial property in Ortonville Township. Following lengthy discussion, motion by Torgerson, seconded by Krueger and carried to reduce the market value on the building located on commercial property described as Lot C of NWl/4 NE1/4 in Section 15 in Ortonville Township by $3,8O0. The second appointment was Dwayne Johnson. Local Assessor Ron Sanasack and Browns Valley Township Officials Melvin Schuttoff and Mike Spindler were also present. Assessor Void presented an overview of the County's policy regarding the use of FSA certified acres for the valuation of agricultural land. Mr. Johnson expressed his concern on the increase in market value of 28.8 acres of his ag land. Assessor Void also provided an explanation of the limited market value law and that it was not applicable in this case. Following some discussion, motion by Maas and seconded by Torgerson that the valuation of 28.8 acres included in the  SE1/4 SE1/4 of Section 36 of Browns ' Valley Township be approved as valued by th County Assessor. Following further discussion, motion carried. Following a short break, Assessor Void and Deputy Assessor Amundsen presented county assessment and sales data for the Board's review. Motion by Swigerd, seconded by Torgerson and carried to adopt the following resolution: 2002-32 WHEREAS, Minnesota Statute 274.13 requires that the County Board of Appeal and Equalization shall equalize the assessment of the property of the County; and WHEREAS, the Big Stone County Board of Appeal and Equalization has examined and compared the returns of the assessment of property as prepared by the County Assessor. BE IT HEREBY RESOLVED, that the valuation of all remaining property located in Big Stone County not previously considered by this Board, be ordered approved and equalized as presented by the County Assessor. There being no further' business before the Board of Equalization, Chairperson Lane declared the meeting adjourned at 10:20 AM. Michelle R. 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