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Public notices NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that default has occurred in conditions of the following described mortgage. DATE OF MORTGAGE: February 6, 2008 ORIGINAL PRINCIPAL AMOUNT OF MORTGAGE: $65,000.00 MORTGAGOR(S): Jeffery D. Wolff also known as Jeffrey D. Wolff MORTGAGEE: The Buffalo Ridge Bank DATE AND PLACE OF RECORDING: Recorded February 6, 2008, Big Stone County Recorder, Document No. 163875 LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: Lot B of the Northeast Quarter (NEll4), Section Seventeen (17), Township One Hundred Twenty- four (124) North, Range Forty-eight (48) West of the Fifth Principal Meridian, according to the Auditor's Plat on file in the Office of the County Recorder, Big Stone County, Minnesota, in Book 4 of Plats, on page 239 COUNTY IN WHICH PROPERTY IS LOCATED: Big Stone County Property Address: 86195 State Highway 28, Beardsley, MN 56211 Tax Parcel ID No.: 05-0167-000 AMOUNT DUE AND CLAIMED TO BE DUE AS OF DATE OF NOTICE, INCLUDING TAXES, IF ANY, PAID BY MORTGAGEE: $69,240.96 That all pre-foreclosure requirements have been complied with; that no action or proceeding has been instituted at law or otherwise to recover the debt secured by said mortgage, or any part thereof; 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: August 26, 2010, at 10:00 a.m. PLACE OF SALE: Sheriff's Office, Big Stone County Courthouse, 20 Second Street Southeast, Lower Level, Ortonville, Minnesota, to pay the debt then secured by said Mortgage, and taxes, if any, on said premises, and the costs and disbursements, including attorneys' fees allowed by law subject to redemption within six (6) months from the date of said sale by the Mortgagor(s), their personal representatives or assigns. to pay the debt secured by said mortgage and taxes, if any, on said premises and the costs and disbursements, including attorneys' fees allowed by law, subject to redemption within six (6) months from the date of said sale by the Mortgagor(s), their personal representatives or assigns. MORTGAGOR(S) RELEASED FROM FINANCIAL OBLIGATION ON MORTGAGE: None THIS COMMUNICATION IS FROM A DEBT COLLECTOR ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. 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. 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: July 2, 2010 THE BUFFALO RIDGE BANK Mortgagee/Assignee of Mortgagee PEMBERTON, SORLIE, RUFER & KERSHNER, P.L.L.P. By: Robert W. Bigwood Attorneys for Mortgagee/Assignee of Mortgagee 110 North Mill Street P.O. Box 866 Fergus Falls, MN 56537 218-736-5493 (July 6, 13, 20, 27, Aug. 3 & 10, 2010) NOTICE CERTIFICATE OF ASSUMED NAME STATE OF MINNESOTA Minnesota Statutes Chapter 333 The filing of an assumed name does not provide a user with exclusive rights to that name. The filing is required for consumer protection in order to enable consumers to be able to identify the true owner of a business. The exact assumed name under which the business is or will be conducted: PCH DVD DESIGN AND DU PLICATION The address of the principal place of business: 38656 - 740TH AVENUE, ORTONVILLE, MN 56278 The name and complete street address of all persons conducting business under the above Assumed 'Name, OR if an entity, provide the legal corporate, LLC or Limited Partnership name and registered office address: PCH PARADISE ENTERPRISES, LLC 38656 - 740TH AVENUE ORTONVILLE, MN 56278 I certify that I am authorized to sign this certificate and I further certify that I understand that by signing this certificate, I am subject to the penalties of perjury as set forth in Minnesota Statutes section 609.48 as if I had signed this certificate under oath. Dated: June 29, 2010 Paul Hamann, Chief, Manager of PCH Paradise Enterprises, LLC Paul Hamann. Contact Person 320-839-2044 (Aug. 3 & 10, 2010) NOTICE DISTRICT COU RT Case Type 14: (Other Civil) Mortgage Foreclosure EIGHTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT STATE OF MINNESOTA COUNTY OF BIG STONE Court File No. 06-CV-10-117 NOTICE OF SALE. NORTHVIEW BANK, Plaintiff VS. AUCTION REALTY, INC., MICHELLE WEINZE'['L, RICHARD BERENS and JOHN DOE and MARY ROE, Defendants NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that under and by virtue of Findings of Fact, Conclusions of Law, Order for Judgment and Judgment entered in the above entitled action on Ju y 14, 2010, a certified copy of which has been delivered to me, I, the undersigned Sheriff of Big Stone County, Minnesota, will sell at public auction, in one parcel, to the highest bidder, on the 30th day of September, 2010, at 10:00 a.m. in the main office of the Big Stone County Sheriff, Ortonville, Minnesota, the real estate described as: Lots Seven (7), Eight (8) and Nine (9), Block 2; Lot One (1), Block Three (3); Lots Five (5), Six (6) and Seven (7), Block Five (5), Paradise Retreat South, a subdivision located within part of the West One-Half (Wl/2) and within part of the Southeast Quarter (S E 1/4), Section Twenty-three (23), Township One Hundred Twenty-four (124) north, Range Forty-nine (49) West of the 5th P.M., Big Stone County, Minnesota, in large plat case, ,~age 193. aid sale will be made to satisfy amounts adjudged and due plainiff and described in the Findings of Fact, Conclusions of Law, Order for Judgment and Judgment dated July 14, 2010, described as $327,464.44 against defendant Auction Realty, Inc.; and $327,464.44 against defendants Michelle Weinzetl and Richard Berens, jointly and severally, plus attorneys' fees and expenses allowed by the Findings of Fact, Conclusions of Law, Order for Judgment and Judgment from such defendants, plus interest, costs and disbursements as allowed by the Findings of Fact, Conclusions of Law Order for Judgment and Judgment and law, and subject to redemption by the mortgagor, Auction Realty, Inc., its personal representatives or ass=gns, within six (6) months from the date of the order confirming the sale. IF PART OF THE PROPERTY TO BE SOLD CONTAINS YOUR HOUSE, YOU MAY DESIGNATE AN AREA AS A HOMESTEAD TO BE SOLD AND REDEEMED SEPARATELY. YOU MAY DESIGNATE THE HOUSE YOU OCCUPY AND ANY AMOUNT OF THE PROPERTY AS A HOMESTEAD. THE DESIGNATED HOMESTEAD PROPERTY MUST CONFORM TO THE LOCAL ZONING ORDINANCES AND BE COMPACT SO THAT IT DOES NOT UNREASONABLY REDUCE THE VALUE OF THE REMAINING PROPERTY. YOU MUST PROVIDE THE PERSON FORECLOSING ON THE PROPERTY, THE SHERIFF, AND THE COUNTY RECORDER WITH A COPY OF THE LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF THE HOMESTEAD YOU HAVE DESIGNATED BY TEN BUSINESS DAYS BEFORE THE DATE THE PROPERTY IS TO BE SOLD. Dated: August 5, 2010 BIG STONE COUNTY by David T. Hill, Sheriff/Deputy (Aug. 10, 17, 24, 31 & Sept. 7 & 14, 2010) NOTICE CERTIFICATE OF ASSUMED NAME STATE OF MINNESOTA Minnesota Statutes Chapter 333 The filing of an assumed name does not provide a user with exclusive rights to that name. The filing is required for consumer protection in order to enable consumers to be able to identify the true owner of a business. The exact assumed name under which the business is or will be conducted: MYSTIC RYDER The address of the principal place of business: 38656 - 740TH AVENUE, ORTONVILLE, MN 56278 The name and complete street address of all persons conducting business under the above Assumed Name, OR if an entity, provide the legal corporate, LLC or Limited Partnership name and registered office address: PCH PARADISE ENTERPRISES, LLC 38656 - 740TH AVENUE ORTONVILLE, MN 56278 I certi~ that I am authorized to sign this certi~'icate and I further certify that I understand that by signing this certificate, I am subject to the penalties of perjury as set forth in Minnesota Statutes section 609.48 as if I had signed this certificate under oath. Dated: June 29, 2010 Paul Hamann, Chief Manager of PCH Paradise Enterprises, LLC Paul Hamann, Contact Person 320-839-2044 (Aug. 3 & 10, 2010) NOTICE DISTRICT COURT EIGHTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT PROBATE DIVISION STATE OF MINNESOTA COUNTY OF BIG STONE NOTICE AND ORDER OF HEARING OF PETITION FOR PROBATE OF WILL AND APPOINTMENT OF PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE AND NOTICE TO CREDITORS (ANCILLARY .PROCEEDING) In Re: Estate of FRANCIS C. RANN, Deceased, TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS AND CREDITORS: L It is Ordered and Notice is given that on August 18, 2010, at 8:00 A.M., a hearing will be held in this Court at Ortonville,Minnesota, for the formal probate of an instrument purporting to be the will of the Decedent, dated July 1, 2008, and for the appointment of Thomas Thaden a/k/a Tom Thaden, whose address is 203 23rd Avenue, Sheldon, Iowa 51201, as ancillary Personal Representative of the Estate of the Decedent in an UNSUPERVISED administration. Ar~y obje~ti0ns to the petition must be filed with the Court prior to or raised at the hearing. If proper and if no objection are filed or raised, the Personal Representative will be appointed with ~Eower to administer the assets of the state it1 Minnesota including the power to collect all assets, pay al legal debts, claims taxes and expenses, and sell real and personal property, and do all necessary acts for the Estate. Notice is also given that (subject to Minn. Stat. 524.3-801) al creditors having claims against the Estate are required to present the claims to the Personal Representative or to the Court Administrator within four months after the date of this Notice or said claims will be barred. Dated: July 26, 2010 Peter A. Heft, Judge of District Court Sandee Tollefson, Court Administrator by Julie Berger, Deputy Craig O. Ash, Attorney ASH & REEDSTROM 25 NW 2nd Street, Suite 101 Ortonville, MN 56278 Telephone (320) 839-2551 Attorney Reg. No. 0218157 (Aug, 3 & 10, 2010) PROCEEDINGS OF THE BIG STONE COUNTY BOARD Highway 5-Year Plan Meeting July 12, 2010 The Big Store County Board of Commissioners met in the conference room at the Highway Department at 9:00 AM on Monday, July 12, 2010. Chairman Sandberg called the meeting to order with Commissio'ners Olson and Wulff present Also present were Lon Moen. Mark Dietz, Derrick Loeschke. Terry LaVoi, Gary Haugen, Toby Reiffenberger, Chad Gillespie, County Engineer Nick Anderson and County Auditor Michelle Knutson. Engineer Anderson reviewed the 5-year plan for road construction. Commisstoner Athey arrived at the meeting. Motion by Olson, "seconded by Athey and carried to approve the plan as presented with the exception of flattening the curves on County Road #63. The 5-year plan for major equipment expenditures was presented. Motion by Olson, seconded by Athey and carried to authorize the 2011 purchase as listed. Motion by Wulff, seconded by Olson and carried to execute the contract with Central Specialties, Inc. for projects SAP 006-603- 009, CP 006-678-009 and Dixon Street. Engineer Anderson reported that $650.000 in Hazard Safety Improvement Program (HSIP) funds were awarded to our 12-county distdct for safety projects. The engineering and administering of the contract will be done by Big Stone County. Engineer Anderson provided an update on right-of-way marking. There is an inventory of where signs were installed and 60 are missing. Discussion followed on how to follow up with the issues. Engineer Anderson reviewed the financial condition of the Highway Department to date. Motion by Wulff, seconded by Olson and carried to adopt the Haying Permit Policy as presented. Discussion was held on the weir project on County Ditch #2 and a needed clean- out. Motion by Olson. seconded by Athey and carried to ratify the authorization for $3,000 for an emergency clean-out. In addition, motion by Wulff, seconded by Olson and carried to authorize an additional $5,000 for additional clean out expenditures. The ditch will need to borrow from the General Fund to complete the projects. Engineer Anderson reported that he is currently reviewing the viewer's report for the County Ditch #13 improvement so it should be installed this fall. Engineer Anderson updated the Board on various department activities. The meeting continued with a road tour around the County. Chairman Sandberg declared the meeting adjourned at 3:09 PM. Regular Meeting July 20, 2010 The Big Stone County Board of Commissioners met in the Commissioner's Room at 8:30 AM on Tuesday, July 20, 2010. Chairman Sandberg called the meeting to order with Commissioners Athey, Berning, Olson and Wulff present. Also present were Mike Swenson of the Ortonville Independent. County Attorney Bill Watson and County Auditor Michelle Knutson The Pledge of Allegiance followed. Motion by Wulff, seconded by Olson and carried to approve the minutes of the July 6t" regular meeting. Motion by Berning, seconded by Athey and carried to approve the agenda. Attorney Jason Lina arrived at the meeting. Commissioners reported on the following committees: Wulff - MRB; Park Berning - Personnel; Supporting Hands; CS PH Olson - Personnel (2); BSAG Sandberg- Personnel (3); Technology Motion by Olson, seconded by Athey and carried to approve the termination agreement with Vertical Solutions including the changes that were recommended by Attorneys Watson and Lina during the discussion in the meeting. Commissioner OIson expressed the County's appreciation for all of Curt Johnson's work and wished him well with his future endeavors. Motion by Athey, seconded by Wulff and carried to execute the 5-year farm lease with James and Marry Stotesbery of farm land in Section 31 of Browns Valley Township. Motion by Olson, seconded by Athey and carried to execute the right-of-way easement agreement with Ottertail on the County's property by the Beardsley shop contingent upon the County Engineer's approval. Attorney Watson left the meeting. Motion by Olson, seconded by Berning and carried to execute the contract with Safe Assure for assistance with meeting the County's safety training requirements effective July 2010 - June 2011 as presented by EMD Jim Hasslen. Motion by Athey, seconded by Wulff and carried to authorize payment of the following claims as presented by Auditor Knutson: General $55,094.70 Highway 7,294.12 State 10.00 Total $62,398.82 Motion by Wulff. seconded by Berning and carried to approve the On Sale Liquor License for Club 7-75. Motion by Wulff. seconded by Olson and carried to approve a 1-year assessment agreement with Malta Township. Auditor Knutson provided an update on the 2010 reductions to County Program and carried to ratify .Mark Thompson's return to work on June 29, 2010. from his unpaid leave of absence. Commissioner Sandberg reported that HR Director Sue Schultz was meeting with the Stevens County Board of Commissioners to discuss the possibility of sharing HR and IT Services. Commissioner Olson reported that there is going to be a presentation at MSI regarding a new approach to recycling. Noting his conflict of interest. Commissioner Olson stated he and Commissioner Sandberg will be attending the presentation on behalf of the County's Environmental Committee. The remainder of the meeting was spent reviewing the 2011 budget Attorney Watson returned with the revised copies of the Vertical Solutions Agreement and the Farm Lease, Chairman Sandberg adjourned the meeting at 9:34 AM. Michelle R. Knutson, Auditor Roger Sandberg, Chairman PROCEEDINGS OF THE ORTONVILLE CITY COUNCIL City Council Room- Library Media Center 412 Second St NW Ortonville, MN Monday July 19, 2010 7:00 P.M. CALL TO ORDER AND ROLL CALL: Mayor David Dinnel called the Regular City Council Meeting to order at 7:00 P.M. Roll Call was taken with the following present: Mayor Dinnel, Dorry, Berkner, Doren, Meyer, Randleman. Absent: Reinke. Staff Present: Char Grossman, Susan Lundell, Dave McLaughlin Sarah Karels, Christine Boyle, Jason Mork. Media Present: Mike Swenson (Independent). Also Present: Marcy Stotesbery, M~chele Stein, Elsie Perrine, Dan and Mary Meyer. AGENDA AMENDMENTS: Add: IX.a. Park Board X.b. City Attorney Xll.a. Lakeside Park Playground A motion was made by Dorry and seconded by Doren and passed unanimously to approve'the Agenda Amendments as presented. APPROVAL OF MINUTES: a. Approve Minutes of City Regular Meeting 07-06-10 A motion was made by Randleman and seconded by Meyer and passed unanimously to approve the Mihutes as presented. PUBLIC PARTICIPATION AND CORRESPONDENCE: City resident Dan Meyer stated he is planning to purchase a lot in CoUrse Air Fourth Addition from Mark Block. Mark Block bought the property from the City without a mandatory time frame for building a home and Meyer wanted to be reassured that if he buys the property that there will not be a building time frame restriction added onto the property. The consensus of the Council was that the 2-year time frame had been watved. Previously the Ortonville City Council had acted to waive the 2- year requirement and the purchase agreement between the City and the Blocks did not include the 2-year restriction. Meyer was asked to get a copy of the purchase agreement between the City and Block at the City Office. CONSENT AGENDA: a. *Resolution Approving Annual Premises Gambling Permit-Let's Go Fishing at Golf Club House b. *Approve Gambling Permit for St. John's Catholic Church-Raffle 09-26-1 g c. *Accept Bids for Excess Police Department Property d. *Resolution Hiring Nathan Stottler as Golf Course Employee at Step 1 Golf/Parks Wage Schedule A motion was made by Berkner and seconded by Dorry and passed unanimously to approve the Consent Agenda. Berkner moved and Dorry seconded that the following resolution be adopted: RESOLUTION 10-088 RESOLUTION APPROVING PREMISES PERMIT APPLICATION LG214 FOR LET'S GO FISHING OF MINNESOTA Upon roll call vote the following voted Aye: Berkner, Doren, Dorry, Dinnel, Meyer, Randleman and the following voted Nay: None. Resolution 10-088 passed this 19th :lay of July 2010. Berkner moved and Dorry seconded hat the following Resolution be tdopted: RESOLUTION 10-089 RESOLUTION APPROVING HIRING NATHAN STOTTLER AS PART-TIME SEASONAL GOLF COURSE WORKER Upon roll call vote the following voted Aye: Berkner, Doren, Dorry, Dinnel Meyer Rand eman and the following voted Nay: None. Resolution 10-089 passed this 19th d~y of July 2010. PUBLIC HEARING: a. Resolution Calling for Public l~earing-City 5-Year Capital Program Randleman moved and Doren ~conded that the following Resolution I~ adopted: RESOLUTION 10-090 RESOLUTION CALLING FOR A IUBLIC HEARING REGARDING FIVE- YEAR CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM Upon roll call vote the following voted ~e: Berkner, Doren, Dorry, Dinnel, Neyer Randleman and the following vlted Nay: None. tResolution 10-090 passed this 19th dy of July 2010. ACKNOWLEDGMENT OF RECEIPT 3OARD/COMMISSION/COMMITTEE MINUTES: a. Ortonville Ambulance Meeting Nnutes-06-24-10 tA motion was made by Berkner and sconded by Randleman and passed uanimously to acknowledge receipt of t~ above minutes. BOARD/COMMISSION/COMMITTEE REPORTS: s~c~a. Park Board Minutes-07-14-10 pon recommendationof the Park rd Dorry moved and Meyer onded that the following Resolution adopted: RESOLUTION 10-091 RESOLUTION APPROVING PAYING SARA WOLLScHLAGER CELLPH ONE BILL $20.00/MONTH LJpon roll call vote the following voted Ae: Berkner, Doren, Dorry, Dinnel, I~yer, Randleman. Nay: None Aid ($99,177) and Market Value Credit Resolution 10-091 passed this 19th ($76,092). ~/. of July 2010. Motion by Athey, seconded-by Berning uponrecommend-atio-n of the Park Board Doren moved and Meyer seconded that the following Resolution be adopted: RESOLUTION 10-092 RESOLUTION APPROVING INSTALLATION OF A PORTABLE BATHROOM AT CENTRAL PARK- $220.00 Upon roll call vote the following voted Aye: Berkner, Doren, Dorry, Dinnel, Meyer, Randleman. Nay: None Resolution 10-092 passed this 19th day of July 2010. Upon recommendation of the Park Board Berkner moved and Doren seconded and passed unanimously to appoint Michele Stein to the Park Board conditioned upon the resignation of Mary Jo Thompson or compliant with city policy regarding board positions. A motion was made by Berkner and seconded by Randleman and passed unanimously to approve the Park Board Minutes as presented. STAFF REPORTS: a. Clerk-Administrator-Refurbishing Counter in City Office Dorry moved and Doren seconded that the following Resolution be adopted: RESOLUTION 10-093 RESOLUTION APPROVING REFURBISHING COUNTERTOP FOR CITY OFFICE-S1,100.00 Upon rol call vote the following voted Aye: Berkner, Doren, Dinnel, Meyer, Randleman. Abstain: Dorry. Nay: None Resolution 10-093 passed this 19th day of July 2010. NEW BUSINESS: a. Resolution Approving Amended Ambulance Billing Services Agreement with Metro-Billing Services, LLP b. Resolution Approving Asbestos Abatement-Police Department Building- Quad State Asbestos Removal, Inc.- $16,000.00 c. Resolution Approving Purchase of In-Car Camera-$5,635.00-Half from Capital Outlay-Equipment Fund-Half from DUI Civil Penalty Fund d. Board/Committee Members Contact with City Employees e. Resolution Approving 5% Match for FEMA Grant for Fire Department 800 MHz Radio System-S2,000.00 from Fire Department Capital Outlay-Equipment a. Meyer moved and Berkner seconded that the following Resolution be adopted: RESOLUTION 10-094 RESOLUTION APPROVING AUTHORIZING CITY OFFICIALS TO ENTER INTO AN AMENDED AGREEMENT WITH METRO-BILLING SERVICES, LLP FOR AMBULANCE, BILLING SERVICES Upon roll call vote the following voted Aye: Berkner, Doren, Dorry, Dinnel, Meyer, Randleman. Nay: None Resolution 10-094 passed this 19th day of July 2010. b. An estimate for asbestos removal in the Police building was considered and tabled. c. Doren moved and Randleman seconded that the following Resolution be adopted: RESOLUTION 10-095 RESOLUTION APPROVING PUBLIC SAFETY GRANT SHARE FOR IN-CAR CAMERA-S300.00 Upon roll call vote the following voted Aye: Berkner, Doren Dorry, Dinnel, Meyer, Randleman and the following voted Nay: None Resolution 10-095 passed this 19th day of July 2010. d. Doren moved and Dorry seconded that the following Resolution be adopted: f RESOLUTION 10-096 RESOLUTION APPROVING PURCHASE OF IN-CAR CAMERA FOR POLICE DEPARTMENT- $5,635.00 Upon roll call vote the following voted Aye: Berkner, Doren, Dorry, Dinnel, Meyer, Randleman and the following voted Nay: None Resolution 10-096 passed this 19th day of July 2010. e. Board/Committee Members Contact with City Employees Mayor Dinnel stated the City Charter restricts the contact that committee, commisston, board, and council "members may have with employees. He asked ' that should committee, cOmmission, board or council members have requests of city employees they should follow the chain of command and go through the Clerk-Administrator's office first. Committees, commissions and boards are advisory only. f. Dorry moved and Meyer seconded that the following Resolution be adopted: RESOLUTION 1 I)-097 RESOLUTION APPROVING 5% MATCH FOR FEMA GRANT FOR FIRE DEPARTMENT 800 MHZ RADIO SYSTEM-S2,000.00 Upon roll call vote the following voted Aye: Berkner, Doren, Dorry, Dinnel, Meyer, Randleman and the following voted Nay: None. Resolution 10-097 passed this 19th day of July2010. UN FINISHED BUSINESS: a. Lakeside Park Playground Unexpected additional expenses in the amount of $9,876.00 for Lakeside Park playground surfacing were discussed. Council Members Berkner and Randleman offered to meet with Parks Superintendent Nick Golden to discuss optional surfacing. CONSIDERATION OF BILLS: a. Approve Expenditures A motion was made by Doren and seconded by Randleman and passed to approve the bills as presented with Berkner abstaining. EXECUTIVE SESSION: ao Mayor Dinnel closed the regular council meeting and called an Executive Session to order at 7:56 P. M. This session was called to consider litigation regarding the former City Clerk- Administrator. Mayor Dinnel closed the Executive Session at 8:15 P. M. and reconvened the regular council meeting at 8:16 P. M. A motion was made by Berkner and seconded by Doren and passed unanimously to enter into an agreement to submit to arbitration an employment matter relating to the former City Clerk- Administrator. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: * Notice of Filing for Council Member Election-August 3-17 * Thank You from Big Stone county Museum * League of MN Cities 2011 Membership Dues-S997 ADJOURNMENT: There being no further business to come before the Council, Berkner moved and Doren seconded and the motion passed unanimously to adjourn the meeting at 8:17 P. M. APPROVED: David Dinnel Mayor ATTEST: Charleen Grossman City Clerk-Administrator CI BUILDING, LOT & FARM MACHINERY AUCTION WILL BE HELD SATURDAY, SEPT. 11 To stop up and look it over, call Verl Gillespie at home 320-763-5907 or cell 320-760-0398. 777 HWY, 75 NORTH ORTONVILLE, MINNESOTA SET liNE FOOl YOgi OAY wv I ! ] l,v, MN Online High School Smell school Big success stories Ready for college Ready for life 1.800.764.8166 x 111 On Lake Superior, In Grand Maraisl Free Bonfires & S'mores and use of city bikes. 15 steps from the door to t~e shore and walking distance to everything in Grand Marais. 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