Archive for Howard Lake

Howard Lake advertisement for bids: splash pad

ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
CENTRAL PARK DEVELOPMENT -
PHASE 2; SPLASH PAD
CITY OF HOWARD LAKE
HOWARD LAKE, MN
RECEIPT AND OPENING OF PROPOSALS: Proposals for the work described below will be received online through QuestCDN.com until 1:00 p.m. on Friday, March 12, 2021, at which time the bids will be electronically opened. A bid tab of the results will be posted on Quest following.
DESCRIPTION OF WORK: The work includes the construction of approximately:
• Site work – including misc. removals, common excavation and amenity preparation, finish, and restoration
• Concrete – curb & gutter, sidewalks, and slabs
• Sewer & Water – service connections and piping
• Splash Pad – product elements and installation with mechanical and electrical services
together with numerous related items of work, all in accordance with Plans and Specifications.
COMPLETION OF WORK: All work under the Contract must be complete by August 15, 2021.
PLAN HOLDERS LIST, ADDENDUMS AND BID TABULATION: The plan holders list, addendums and bid tabulations will be available for download on-line at www.bolton-menk.com or www.questcdn.com.
TO OBTAIN BID DOCUMENTS: Complete digital project bidding documents are available at www.bolton-menk.com or www.questcdn.com. You may view the digital plan documents for free by entering Quest project #7633300 on the website’s Project Search page. Documents may be downloaded for $45.00. Please contact QuestCDN.com at 952-233-1632 or info@questcdn.com for assistance in free membership registration, viewing, downloading, and working with this digital project information.
BID SUBMITTAL: A bid shall be submitted online no later than the date and time prescribed. For this project, the City will only be accepting online electronic bids through QuestCDN. To access the electronic bid form, download the project document and click online bidding button at the top of the advertisement. Prospective bidders must be on the plan holders list through QuestCDN for bids to be accepted.
BID SECURITY: A Proposal Bond in the amount of not less than 5 percent of the total amount bid, drawn in favor of City of Howard Lake shall accompany each bid.
OWNER’S RIGHTS RESERVED: The Owner reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to waive any irregularities and informalities therein and to award the Contract to other than the lowest bidder if, in their discretion, the interest of the Owner would be best served thereby.
DATED: 2-16-21
/S/ Mr. Nick Haggenmiller
City Administrator
Published in the Herald Journal, March 5, 2021.

HLWW School District request for proposals – insurance

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
GROUP INSURANCE COVERAGE 2021
HLWW School District #2687
HLWW School District requests proposals for group insurance coverage for the health plan year beginning October 1st, 2021. Sealed proposals will be accepted in paper form until 3:00pm central time on April 21st, 2021 at the District Office Attn: Megan Tormanen 8700 CR 6 SW, PO Box 708, Howard Lake MN 55349. Copies of the request for proposal and exhibits may be requested from Jennifer Stratton at jennifer@flagshipinsuranceservices.com, and will be sent electronically at no charge. The District reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to waive informalities. The District reserves the right to select the proposal which it determines to be in the best interest of the District.
Published in the Herald Journal, March 5 and 12, 2021.

HL building glows purple for Buffalo community

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Howard Lake Wine & Spirits glowed purple recently, in honor and memory of the victims of the attack that took place at the Allina Clinic in Buffalo Feb. 9.

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Dura Supreme Trade Assitance Adjustment notice

Eligibility Notice
for Trade Adjustment Assistance
If you were employed with Dura Supreme, LLC of Howard Lake, you may be eligible for Trade Adjustment Assistance services. The worker group(s) covered by the TAA certification are All workers related to the production of semi-customer kitchen and bath cabinetry.
To be eligible for TAA services under Petition 95974, you must be laid off, or at threat of layoff, between the impact and expiration dates.
Impact Date:   4/17/2019
Certification Date:   1/15/2021
Expiration Date:   4/17/2021
TAA services are as follows:
•  Employment and Case Management Services: skill assessments, career counseling, supportive services, information training, and more
•    Training: up to 130 weeks of full- or part-time training
•  Trade Readjustment Allowances (TRA): Up to 130 weeks of unemployment benefits for workers enrolled in full-time training
•  Reemployment Trade Adjustment Assistance: Wage subsidy for up to 2 years available to workers age 50 or over who are reemployed at annual wages of $50,000 or less
•   Job Search Allowance: Reimbursement for job search costs outside of worker’s local area
•  Relocation Allowance: Reimbursement for relocation costs for a job outside the worker’s local area
•  Health Coverage Tax Credit: 72.5% of qualified health insurance premiums for individuals and their families https://www.irs.gov/credits-deductions/individuals/hctc
You may have received a letter in the mail regarding your eligibility. To check your eligibility please email deed.taa@state.mn.us. To protect potential TRA benefits, paperwork is required within 26 weeks of your layoff date or certification date, whichever is later.
For more information please visit www.careerforcemn.com/taa
Published in the Herald Journal, Feb. 26, 2021.

Funeral notice: Wesley J. Sigman, age 63, formerly of Howard Lake

Wesley James Sigman, age 63, of South Haven, formerly of Howard Lake, passed away Feb. 19, 2021. A public visitation will take place Saturday, Feb. 27 from 4 to 7 p.m. at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Howard Lake.

HL Council contemplates water and snow

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The Howard Lake City Council discussed plans for its upcoming splash pad, as well as how to best respond to snow and ice events within city limits, at its meeting Feb. 16.

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