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Winsted ordinance: zoning amendments regarding rental dwelling units

CITY OF WINSTED
OFFICIAL SUMMARY OF
ORDINANCE O-22-03
THE INTENT AND EFFECT OF THIS ORDINANCE IS TO AMEND CHAPTER 15, SECTION 1 (WINSTED ZONING ORDINANCE) OF THE MUNICIPAL CODE OF THE CITY OF WINSTED.
PUBLICATION OF A SUMMARY (PURSUANT TO MINNESOTA STATUTE §§  412.191, SUBD. 4 AND 331A.01, SUBD. 10) OF AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 15, SECTION 1 (WINSTED ZONING ORDINANCE) OF THE MUNICIPAL CODE OF THE CITY OF WINSTED.
The following is the official summary of Ordinance No. O-22-03, which was passed by the City Council on January 18, 2022.
Ordinance No. O-22-03 allowing for the amendment of Chapter 15, Section 1, (Winsted Zoning Ordinance) of Winsted’s Municipal Code, its ordinances and resolutions, amends Section 1 as follows:
Chapter 15, Section, 1
The section is hereby amended as it applies to Rental Dwelling Units.
The full text of Ordinance O-22-03 is available for inspection during regular office hours at the following locations: The office of City Clerk-Treasurer and the City’s website.
Published in the Herald Journal, Jan. 21, 2022.

Winsted ordinance: rental dwelling units amendment

CITY OF WINSTED
OFFICIAL SUMMARY OF
ORDINANCE O-22-02
THE INTENT AND EFFECT OF THIS ORDINANCE IS TO AMEND CHAPTER 14, SECTION 4 (RENTAL DWELLING UNITS) OF THE MUNICIPAL CODE OF THE CITY OF WINSTED.
PUBLICATION OF A SUMMARY (PURSUANT TO MINNESOTA STATUTE §§  412.191, SUBD. 4 AND 331A.01, SUBD. 10) OF AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 14, SECTION 4 (RENTAL DWELLING UNITS) OF THE MUNICIPAL CODE OF THE CITY OF WINSTED.
The following is the official summary of Ordinance No. O-22-02, which was passed by the City Council on January 18, 2022.
Ordinance No. O-22-02 allowing for the amendment of Chapter 14, Section 4, (Rental Dwelling Units) of Winsted’s Municipal Code, its ordinances and resolutions, amends Section 4 as follows:
Chapter 14, Section, 4
The section is hereby amended as it applies to Rental Dwelling Units.
The full text of Ordinance O-22-02 is available for inspection during regular office hours at the following locations: The office of City Clerk-Treasurer and the City’s website.
Published in the Herald Journal, Jan. 21, 2022.

Lester Prairie City Council minutes 1/11/22

Lester Prairie City Council Minutes
January 11, 2022
The Lester Prairie City Council met in regular session on Tuesday, January 11, 2022.  Mayor Mike called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m.
Motion – Thiry; Second – Tritabaugh;  Carried – Unanimously; To accept and approve the December Minutes.
Motion – Tritabaugh; Second – Dhoore; Carried – Unanimously; To accept and approve the December Treasurer’s Report.
Motion – Tritabaugh; Second – Thiry; Carried – Unanimously; To accept the 2022 Final Budget
Motion – Tritabaugh; Second – Dhoore; Carried – Unanimously; To accept the 2021 Claims
Tessia Melven presented a recruitment proposal on behalf of David Drown Associates. Discussion took place.
Motion – Tritabaugh; Second – Thiry; Carried – Unanimously; To hire David Drown Associates in the recruitment of a Community Development Coordinator.  An executive search with two year guarantee $21,000.00.
Motion – Tritabaugh; Second – Thiry; Carried – Unanimously; To hire David Drown Associates for three Ongoing Compensation Maintenance Agreement  $2,700.00 per year.
Motion – Dhoore; Second – Krause; Carried – Unanimously; To approve the appointments for the year 2022.
Councilman Tritabaugh introduced the following resolution and moved for its adoption: RESOLUTION NO. 1-22 A RESOLUTION TO FILL VACANCIES ON  LESTER PRAIRIE FIRE DEPARTMENT
The foregoing motion was duly seconded by Councilman Dhoore; and following discussion thereon, a vote was taken.
Voting for the motion:  Tritabaugh, Krause, Thiry
Voting against the motion:  None
Abstained from vote:  Mayor Mike, Dhoore
Mayor Mike declared Resolution No. 1-22 adopted by majority vote this 11th day of January 2022.
Councilman Thiry introduced the following resolution and moved for its adoption:
RESOLUTION NO. 2-22 A RESOLUTION ALLOWING AUTOMOTIVE SERVICES AT ANDY’S BODY SHOP
The foregoing motion was duly seconded by Councilman Dhoore; and following discussion thereon, a vote was taken.
Voting for the motion:  Thiry, Dhoore, Mayor Mike, Krause
Voting against the motion:  Tritabaugh
Abstained from vote:  None
Mayor Mike declared Resolution No.2-22 adopted by majority vote this 11th day of January 2022.
Councilman Thiry introduced the following resolution and moved for its adoption:
RESOLUTION NO. 3-22 A RESOLUTION TO CONTRACT WITH AN INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR FOR TRANSCRIBING SERVICES  FOR THE CITY OF LESTER PRAIRIE
The foregoing motion was duly seconded by Councilman Tritabaugh, and following discussion thereon, a vote was taken. Mayor Mike declared Resolution No. 3-22 adopted by a unanimous vote this 11th day of January 2022.
Motion – Krause; Second – Tritabaugh; Carried – Unanimously. To accept the Part-time Wage Scale based on a 3% COLA increase.
Motion – Dhoore; Second – Tritabaugh; Carried – Unanimously;  To increase the Public Works cellphone reimbursement from $25.00/month to $50/month.
Motion – Krause; Second – Thiry; Carried – Unanimously; To charge the Bergen Township $50.00 per time of renting the City Hall Conference Room.
Motion – Thiry; Second – Tritabaugh; To accept  Paul Christensen, Logan Tonn and Aaron Hoover as  Seasonal Snow Removal employees for the City of Lester Prairie. Discussion to vote on this each year to protect the City from any liability issues.  A vote was taken.
Voting for the motion:  Thiry, Tritabaugh Mayor Mike, Krause
Voting against the motion:  Dhoore
Abstained from vote:  None
Motion – Dhoore; Second – Tritabaugh; Carried – Unanimously; To allow Luke Meyer, Lead Maintenance Worker to purchase a 78” Bobcat Brand Landplane bar to be used in alleys at a net price of $1,684.80.
Motion – Thiry; Second – Dhoore; Carried – Unanimously; To authorize the purchase of a 2021 Kubota Zero Turn Lawn Mower from Arnold’s Glencoe for a net cost of $4,500.00; which includes trading in the 2018 Kubota.
Motion – ­­­ Thiry; Second – Tritabaugh; Carried – Unanimously; To approve the sanitation waiver on Fir Street.
Motion – Thiry; Second – Dhoore; Carried – Unanimously; To approve making an offer to the top candidate for the Maintenance Worker 1 position at a starting wage of $23.28/hour.
Motion – Thiry; Second – Tritabaugh; Carried – Unanimously; To approve Baker Tilly to perform their 2021 Audit remotely due to COVID.
Motion – Thiry, Second – Dhoore; Carried – Unanimously; To allow the Park Board to spend $1,400.00 towards a bull pen adjacent to the third baseline and the purchase of aglime for the baseball field.
Fire Chief Tonn presented an annual report from the Fire Department.  Highlights from the report :  195 calls for service in 2021, 854 hours of classroom and hands on training and currently a full roster of thirty (30) firefighters.  Chief Tonn shared the long range goals.
Motion – Tritabaugh; Second – Dhoore; Carried – Unanimously; To pay the following 2022 claims.
Motion – Dhoore;  Second – Krause; Carried – Unanimously; To adjourn the meeting.
Mayor Mike adjourned the meeting at 9:17 pm.
Doris Lundin
City Clerk-Treasurer
The above is a summary version of the January 11, 2022 Lester Prairie City Council minutes.  The Minutes may be viewed in their entirety at the City Clerk’s Office during normal business hours.  Items not included are the complete resolutions and ordinance, claims listing and discussions.
Published in the Herald Journal, Jan. 21. 2022.

Wright County solar energy ordinance amendment

STATE OF MINNESOTA
COUNTY OF WRIGHT
NOTICE OF ADOPTION OF
WRIGHT COUNTY ORDINANCE 21-5
Please take notice that the Wright County Board of Commissioners on January 18, 2022 approved amendments to Wright County Ordinance 155.003 and 155.108.  These amendments concern Solar Energy Farms and Solar Energy Systems.  The amendments include changes to the definitions of Solar Energy Farms and Solar Energy Systems.  Solar Energy Systems were increased in size up to 200 kilowatts and the permitted operations of Solar Energy Systems was increased to 40 kilowatts.  The base amount of Solar Energy Farms was increased and amended to reflect the changes to Solar Energy Systems.
Wright County Ordinance § 155.108 also includes amendments to the decommissioning agreements and application requirements for Solar Energy Farm Conditional Use Permits.  These amendments include a requirement for landowner signature on any applications as well as the prevention and control of noxious weeds.  The application requirements were amended to also require more site plan mapping, more detailed surveys and plans for drainage and setbacks, and a disclosure of materials contained in the solar panels.   The decommissioning agreements were amended to clarify when the escrow funds can be used for abatement and for reimbursement by private landowners.
Wright County Ordinance § 155.108 was also amended to include a one-mile setback for Solar Energy Farms that are less then 1.49 megawatts.
Published in the Herald Journal, Jan. 21, 2022.

Guennigsman probate notice

STATE OF MINNESOTA
COUNTY OF WRIGHT
TENTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT
DISTRICT COURT
PROBATE DIVISION
Court File No. 86-PR-21-5903
Estate of
Leo Albert Guennigsman a/k/a Leo A. Guennigsman,
Decedent
NOTICE AND ORDER OF HEARING ON PETITION FOR PROBATE OF WILL AND APPOINTMENT OF PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE AND NOTICE TO CREDITORS
It is Ordered and Notice is given that on March 7, 2022, at 9:00 am, a hearing will be held in this Court at 3700 Braddock Avenue N.E., Buffalo, Minnesota VIA REMOTE HEARING, for the formal probate of an instrument purporting to be the Will of the Decedent dated, December 24, 2019, and separate writings under Minnesota Statutes section 524.2-513, dated September 23, 2021, (“Will”), and for the appointment of Matthew L. Guennigsman, whose address is 4775 Moss Rose Road, Sauk Rapids, MN, 56379 as Personal Representative of the Estate of the Decedent in an UNSUPERVISED administration. Any objections to the petition must be filed with the Court prior to or raised at the hearing. If proper and if no objections are filed or raised, the Personal Representative will be appointed with full power to administer the Estate including the power to collect all assets, to pay all legal debts, claims, taxes and expenses, to sell real and personal property, and to do all necessary acts for the Estate.
Notice is also given that (subject to Minnesota Statutes section 524.3-801) all 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 the claims will be barred.
A charitable beneficiary may request notice of the probate proceedings be given to the Attorney General pursuant to Minnesota Statutes section 501B.41, subdivision 5.
BY THE COURT
Dated: January 11, 2022.
/s/ Afton Athinson
Deputy Court Administrator
Attorney for Petitioner
Brian J. Gillis
Eggert & Gillis, PLLC
182 Main Avenue West, P.O. Box 39
Winsted, MN, 55395
Attorney License No: 0392694
Telephone: (320) 485-3880
FAX: (320) 485-3812
Email: bjgillis@tds.net
Published in the Herald Journal, Jan. 21 and 28, 2022.

HLWW advertisement for bids

Call for Lawn Care and
Landscape Maintenance Service Estimates
The School Board of Independent School District No. 2687 of Howard Lake, MN will receive estimates for lawn care and landscape maintenance service for the 2022 season.  Estimates will be accepted until 2:00 pm, Thursday, February 3, 2022 at the District Office, 8700 County Road 6 SW, P.O. Box 708, Howard Lake, MN 55349; please mark estimates “Lawn Care Estimate 2022”.
Complete specifications and estimate forms are available at the District Office.  The administration and school board reserves the right to reject any or all estimates and to waive any irregularities or technicalities.
Published in the Herald Journal, Jan. 14 and 21, 2022.