Archive for Howard Lake

Howard Lake City Council discusses engineering updates

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During the workshop session Tuesday, the Howard Lake City Council reviewed the completed County State Aid Highway (CSAH) 7 feasibility study. The study proposed a lake-side 8-foot paved shoulder, with a 2-foot buffer.

 

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Wright County public hearing: Logeais variance, Albion Twp.

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
THIS IS A NOTICE TO INFORM YOU AS AN ADJACENT PROPERTY OWNER WITHIN 500 FEET, THAT AN APPLICATION FOR A VARIANCE HAS BEEN SUBMITTED TO THE WRIGHT COUNTY BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT BY THE FOLLOWING APPLICANT:
SANDRA J. LOGEAIS
LOCATION:  xxxx County Rd. 37 NW – Gov’t Lot 2, Section 16, Township 120, Range 27, Wright County, Minnesota.  (Slough Lake – Albion Twp.)  201-000-162200
Requests a variance of Section 155.026 & 155.048(G)(4)(c),  Chapter 155, Title XV, Land Usage & Zoning of the Wright County Code of Ordinances to allow a 37.5-acre parcel to be split by the County Road.  That part of the property lying south of County Road 37, that is approximately 17.5 acres and includes 6.9 acres of tillable land, is to be separated with the residential building “entitlement” with the balance of the tax parcel to be owned with the applicant’s 40 acres in Section 9 (201-000-093300).
REASON A VARIANCE IS NEEDED: “1 per 40” entitlement divisions are limited to a maximum of 10 acres of which no more than 2.5 acres is prime farmland.
REFERENCE TO THE PROPOSED APPLICATION, YOU WILL BE HEARD ON:
DATE:       Friday, October 2, 2020
TIME:                    9:30 a.m.
In response to COVID-19, and pursuant to Minnesota Statute Chapter 12 relating to Emergency Management, Governor Walz has declared a state of emergency.  In response to the state of emergency and in accordance with Minnesota Statute Chapter 13D.021, Board of Adjustment members and the applicant may participate in person, by telephone, or other electronic means.  The meeting will be held at the Wright County Board Room located at 10 2nd St. NW, Buffalo, MN  55313.  In person public attendance and comments will not allowed, to conform with MDH and CDC guidelines to minimize gatherings.  The meeting will be broadcast live on the Wright County YouTube channel.  Please visit the Wright County Board of Adjustment website at  http://www.co.wright.mn.us/325/Board-of-Adjustment the week of the meeting for the link to the video and further instructions on how to participate.
You may submit written testimony by emailing Barry; Rhineberger at barry.rhineberger@co.wright.mn.us by 4:30 pm, Thursday, October 1.  Written testimony may also be provided to:  Wright County Planning and Zoning, 10 2nd St. NW, Room 140, Buffalo, MN  55313-1185.
PHONE INQUIRIES TO: (763) 682-8947
INTERPRETER SERVICES FOR THE HEARING IMPAIRED WILL BE PROVIDED ON PRIOR REQUEST FOR PUBLIC MEETINGS & OTHER COUNTY SPONSORED CLASSES & EVENTS
This meeting is subject to change. Please visit the Wright County Board of Adjustment webpage or sign up for automatic updates for this meeting at http://www.co.wright.mn.us/list.aspx.
Published in the Herald Journal, Sept. 18, 2020.

Funeral notice: Kenneth E. Marohn, age 86, of Howard Lake

Kenneth E. Marohn, age 86, of Howard Lakepassed away Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2020. Funeral services will take place Saturday, Sept. 19, at 11 a.m. with visitation one hour prior to the service at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Middleville Township, Annandale.. Arrangements are by Swanson-Peterson Funeral Home.

MnDOT launches virtual open house for Howard Lake Hwy. 12 project

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The Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) has launched a virtual open house to inform Howard Lake residents and interested others about the scope of an upcoming construction project on Hwy. 12.

 

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Funeral notice: William F. Staye, age 83, of Howard Lake

William F. “Bill” Staye, age 83, of Howard Lake, passed away Sept. 7, 2020. Memorial services will take place Friday, Sept. 11, at 7 p.m. at the Chilson Funeral Home in Winsted, with interment at a later date at Holy Trinity Catholic Cemetary in Winsted. Visitation will take place at the funeral home one hour prior to the service.

Howard Lake public hearing: senior housing

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ON A
PROPOSAL OF A HOUSING PROGRAM FOR, AND THE ISSUANCE OF, REVENUE NOTES FOR A SENIOR HOUSING PROJECT
(ANNANDALE CARE CENTER PROJECT)
Notice is hereby given that the City Council of the City of Howard Lake, Minnesota (the “City”), will meet at the City Hall, 625 8th Avenue, Howard Lake, Minnesota, at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 29, 2020, to consider the proposal of Annandale Care Center, a Minnesota nonprofit corporation (the “Borrower”), that the City adopt a housing program and give approval to finance, in part, a project hereinafter described pursuant to Minnesota Statutes, Chapter 462C, by the issuance of revenue notes or other obligations (the “Notes”) by the City (the “Issuer”).
The proceeds of the Notes will be used to (i) finance, in part, the acquisition, construction, and equipping of an approximately 42-unit independent living and assisted living senior housing facility (the “Facility”) to be located east of Park Street East/Highway 24 and north of Poplar Avenue North in the City of Annandale, Minnesota (the “Host City”); (ii) fund capitalized interest during construction; (iii) fund any required reserve funds; and (iv) pay all or a portion of the costs of issuance (collectively, the “Project”). The Facility will be owned and operated by the Borrower or a related entity.
The aggregate estimated principal amount of the Notes to finance the Project and related costs will be an amount not to exceed $8,500,000.
The obligations, as and when issued, will not constitute a charge, lien, or encumbrance upon any property of the Issuer or the Host City, except the Project and the revenues to be derived from the Project.  Such Notes will not be a charge against the Issuer’s or the Host City’s general credit or taxing powers but are payable from sums to be paid by the Borrower pursuant to a revenue agreement.
A draft copy of the proposed housing program is available for inspection at City Hall during normal business hours.
At the time and place fixed for the public hearing, the City Council of the City will give all persons who appear at the hearing an opportunity to express their views with respect to the proposal for the housing program and the Notes.  Written comments will be considered if submitted to the Administrator–Clerk at the above City office on or before the date of the hearing.
By: Nick Haggenmiller
Administrator–Clerk
STATE OF MINNESOTA
COUNTY OF WRIGHT
CITY OF HOWARD LAKE
I, the undersigned, being the duly qualified and acting Administrator–Clerk of the City of Howard Lake, Minnesota, DO HEREBY CERTIFY that I have compared the attached and foregoing extract of minutes with the original thereof on file in my office, and that the same is a full, true, and complete transcript of the minutes of a meeting of the City Council of said City duly called and held on the date therein indicated, insofar as such minutes relate to calling for a public hearing on the Annandale Care Center Senior Housing Project.
Published in the Herald Journal, Sept. 11, 2020.