11/29/12 NYA Legal Notices

STATE OF MINNESOTA
COUNTY OF CARVER
ESTATE OF
Warren Engebretson, a/k/a Warren L. Engebretson, a/k/a Warren Lee Engebretson
DECEDENT
DISTRICT COURT
PROBATE DIVISION
FIRST JUDICIAL DISTRICT
Court File No. 10-PR-12-122
NOTICE OF INFORMAL PROBATE OF WILL AND APPOINTMENT OF PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE AND NOTICE TO CREDITORS
Notice is given that an application for informal probate of the Decedent’s will dated April 11, 2012, a codicil (__) to the will dated ____, and separate writing (__) under Minn. Stat. 524.2-513 (“Will”), has been filed with the Registrar. The application has been granted.
Notice is also given that the Registrar has informally appointed Joseph Engebretson, whose address is: 3501 Xenium Lane North, Apt. 206, Plymouth, MN 55441
as personal representative of the Estate of the Decedent. Any heir, devisee or other interested person may be entitled to appointment as personal representative or may object to the appointment of the personal representative. Unless objections are filed with the Court (pursuant to Minn. Stat. 524.3-607) and the Court otherwise orders, the personal representative has full power to administer the Estate including, after 30 days from the date of issuance of letters, the power to sell, encumber, lease or distribute real estate.
Any objections to the probate of the will or appointment of the Personal Representative must be filed with this Court and will be heard by the Court after the filing of an appropriate petition and proper notice of hearing.
Notice is also given that (subject to Minn. 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.

Lisa Traver 11-20-12, Deputy Registrar
Vicky L. Carlson 11-20-12, Court Administrator

(Published in The Norwood Young America Times Nov. 29, 2012)

 

CITY OF COLOGNE
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
PROPOSED ASSESSMENT
Notice is hereby given that the Cologne City Council will meet at 7:15 on Monday, Dec. 3, 2012 at Cologne Community Center to consider, and possibly adopt, the proposed assessment for unpaid utility charges. Adoption by the Council of the proposed assessment may occur at the hearing.
The proposed assessment is on file for public inspection with the City Clerk at Cologne Community Center. The total amount of the proposed assessment is $13,781.48 Written or oral objections will be considered at the meeting. No appeal will be taken as to the amount of an assessment unless a written objection signed by the affected property owners is filed with the municipal clerk prior to the assessment hearing or presented to the presiding officer at the hearing. The Council may upon such notice consider any objection to the amount of a proposed individual assessment at an adjourned meeting upon such further notice to the affected property owners as it deems advisable.
An owner may appeal an assessment to district court pursuant to Minn. Stat. §429.081 by serving notice of the appeal upon the Mayor or Clerk of the City within 30 days after the adoption of the assessment and filing such notice with the district court within ten days after service upon the Mayor or Clerk.

Susan Mueller, Deputy Clerk

(Published in The Norwood Young America Times Nov. 29, 2012)

 

Norwood Young America City Council Minutes
Oct. 22, 2012
Council Present: Tina Diedrick, JR Hoernemann, Jim Keller, Dick Stolz, Carol Lagergren
Council Absent: None
Motion: CL/DS, all in favor to approve the agenda as amended.
Motion: DS/HH, all in favor, to approve the consent agenda as amended and commenting on the retirement of the fire fighters, thanking them for their many years of service to the City of Norwood Young America.
4.1 Approve minutes of Oct. 8, 2012
4.2 Approve payment of claims Pulled, moved to New Business 5.2
4.3 Approve joint assessment service agreement with Carver County
4.4 Approve Resolution 2012-40 — authorize feasibility report for year one mill and overlay project Pulled, moved to New Business 5.1
4.5 Accept fire department member retirement requests
4.6 Call for a Public Hearing regarding 2013 Fee Schedule
4.7 Oak Lane trunk fees
4.8 Appoint additional election judges — Resolution 2012-42
4.9 Approve pay request #7 — Faxon Road project
Motion: CL/DS, all in favor to adopt Resolution 2012-40, a resolution authorizing the feasibility report for year one mill and overlay project with the deletion of item: p. Various seal coat projects.
Motion: CL/HH, all in favor to approve the payment of claims.
Motion: CL/DS, all in favor to approve the Optional 2 a.m. Closing Liquor License for The Pour House Pub at 325 Elm Street West and to prorate the $500 license fee to $333.33 to reflect the license period.
Motion: TD/no second, to adopt Ordinance 239, approving the rezoning of property located at 31 Industrial Boulevard from C-2 to B-1. Motion failed.
Motion: CL/JK;DS, CL, JK, HH in favor, TD opposed to adopt Resolution 2012-41, a resolution denying the rezoning of property located at 31 Industrial Boulevard from C-2 (General Commercial) to B-1 (Business Industrial).
Motion: DS/CL, all in favor to submit the variance request letter to MNDOT with the understanding of the total cost to add and replace signs.
Motion: CL/JK, all in favor to authorize the purchase through the Minnesota State Bid Program of a demo 2012 Ford F-550 pickup from Midway Ford Commercial at a total cost of $54,573.88 including sales tax and license. Funding to come from the Street Department Capital Improvement Plan, Line Item — Pickup 350 Replace 2001.
Motion: CL/JK, to close the meeting to discuss personnel issues. Roll vote was taken with all members voting in favor to close the meeting. The meeting was reconvened at 7:55. The closed portion of the Council meeting will be continued to the Nov. 13 County Meeting to allow all participants to be present.
Motion: CL/HH, all in favor, to adjourn the meeting at 8:05 p.m.

Respectfully Submitted,
Diane Frauendienst, City Clerk
Tina Diedrick, Mayor

(Published in The Norwood Young America Times Nov. 29, 2012)

 

Norwood Young America Economic Development Authority Meeting Minutes
Oct. 22, 2012
President Tina Diedrick called meeting to order at 6:30 p.m.
EDA Present: Tina Diedrick, JR Hoernemann, Jim Keller, Dick Stolz, Carol Lagergren
EDA Absent: None
City Staff Present: Executive Director Thomas Simmons
Motion: CL/DS, all in favor to approve the agenda as presented.
Motion: CL/HH; all in favor to approve the minutes from the Oct. 8, 2012 meeting.
Motion: CL/DS, all in favor to adjourn at 6:31 p.m.

Respectfully Submitted,

Diane Frauendienst, City Clerk
Tina Diedrick, President

(Published in The Norwood Young America Times Nov. 29, 2012)

 

Norwood Young America Economic Development Authority Meeting Minutes
Nov. 13, 2012
President Tina Diedrick called meeting to order at 6:30 p.m.
EDA Present: Tina Diedrick, JR Hoernemann, Jim Keller, Dick Stolz, Carol Lagergren
EDA Absent: None
Motion: CL/DS, all in favor to approve the agenda as presented.
Motion: CL/HH, all in favor to approve the minutes from the Oct. 8, 2012 meeting.
Motion: CL/DS, all in favor to approve the management agreement for The Harbor between the City of Norwood Young America Economic Development Authority and Ecumen Services, Inc.

President Diedrick opened the hearing to receive public comment on refinancing the Harbor Bonds.
Motion: DS/CL, all in favor to close the public hearing at 6:43 p.m.
Motion: CL/JK, all in favor to adopt EDA Resolution 1212, a resolution authorizing the issuance of refunding bonds and approving certain additional documents; and authorizing certain action all in connection with the issuance of the bonds.
Motion: CL/DS, all in favor to adjourn at 6:50 p.m.

Respectfully submitted,
Diane Frauendienst, City Clerk
Tina Diedrick, President

(Published in The Norwood Young America Times Nov. 29, 2012)

 

Norwood Young America City Council Minutes
Nov. 13, 2012
Council Present: Tina Diedrick, JR Hoernemann, Jim Keller, Dick Stolz, Carol Lagergren
Council Absent: None
Motion: CL/DS, all in favor to approve the agenda as presented.
Motion: DS/CL, all in favor, to approve the consent agenda as written with a question on the naming additional official depository.
4.1 Approve minutes of Oct. 22, 2012
4.2 Approve payment of claims
4.3 Call for a Public Hearing regarding 2013 Budget
4.4 Approve hiring public works employee
4.5 Certify 11-6-12 General Election results — Resolution 2012-43
4.6 Repurchase cemetery plot
4.7 Approve Firefighters Relief Association to PERA — Resolution 2012-43
4.8 Approve refinancing and approve reimbursement agreement and related documents for The Harbor — Resolution 2012-45
4.9 Resolution 2012-46 – authorize naming additional official depository
Motion: JK/CL, all in favor to adopt Resolution 2012-47, a resolution ordering the securing of a vacant and hazardous building located at 10 Third Avenue SE, and secure and expansion of the existing search warrant, and authorize staff to enter into a contract with Braun Intertec to complete an asbestos survey at a cost of $1,593, and authorize staff to seek quotes and funding options for an architectural evaluation of the building.
Motion: CL/JK, to close the council meeting to discuss personnel issues. Roll call vote was taken with all members voting in favor to close the meeting. The meeting was reconvened at 7:50. During the closed portion of the meeting, a motion was made and seconded to uphold the decisions of the Executive Board of the Fire Department as a whole. Motion passed unanimously.
Motion: CL/JK, to close the council meeting to discuss labor negotiations. Roll call vote was taken with all members voting in favor to close the meeting. The meeting was reconvened at 9:25 p.m. During the closed portion of the meeting, a motion was made and seconded to end the contract with the Economic Development Coordinator and splitting those duties between the City Administrator and Community Development Director. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion: CL/DS, all in favor, to adjourn the meeting at 9:30 p.m.

Respectfully submitted,
Diane Frauendienst, City Clerk
Tina Diedrick, Mayor

(Published in The Norwood Young America Times Nov. 29, 2012)

 

ORDINANCE NO 166
AN ORDINANCE ANNEXING A 154 ACRE PARCEL OF LAND IN BENTON TOWNSHIP CARVER COUNTY MINNESOTA
PURSUANT TO MINNESOTA STATUTES SECTION 414033 SUBDIVISION 2 (3) PERMITTING ANNEXATION BY ORDINANCE

COMES NOW THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF COLOGNE MINNESOTA
FINDINGS OF FACT
A. AI Boehning the sole owner of the property as described below (the “Property Owner”) did execute on May 8 2012 a Property Owner petition to the City of Cologne requesting annexation by ordinance of a 154 acre parcel of land adjacent and contiguous to the easterly border of the City of Cologne as further described on Exhibit “A” attached hereto (the “Property”).
B. The Property is subject to a Joint Resolution of the City and Benton Township for the Orderly Annexation of Property (the “Orderly Annexation Resolution”) adopted by the City on Aug. 20, 1999 and by Benton Township on March 9, 2000.
C. Pursuant to applicable statute the City of Cologne did conduct a public hearing on June 25, 2012, on the subject matter of the annexation of the Property with certified mail notice being given to the Property Owner and the surrounding property owners.
D. The Property is not in a shoreland or a flood plain
E. Benton Township has been given notice of the proposed annexation and the public hearing and Benton Township has indicated that it does not object to the annexation of the Property.
F. The Property is contiguous to the easterly boundary of the city limits of the City of Cologne as depicted on the Certificate of Survey attached hereto as Exhibit “A.” The gross size of the Property is 154 acres and no other property has been annexed by ordinance into the City of Cologne within the last twelve months.
G. The Property is not presently served by public sewer facilities or public sewer facilities are not otherwise available.
H. The Property is currently in agricultural use and annexation is requested facilitate extension of City of Cologne services for the commercial development of the Property.
I. The provisions of Minn Stat 414033 Subd 13 are not applicable and there will be no change in the electric utility service provided or resulting from the annexation of the
Property to the City of Cologne.
J. The City Council of the City of Cologne determines that the Property as described hereto on Exhibit A abuts the City of Cologne limits and is or is about to become urban or suburban in nature in that commercial uses are being proposed for said Property the construction of which requires or will need City services including public sewer facilities.
K. The population of the area described on Exhibit “A” hereby annexed is zero.
L. None of the Property is now included within the limits of any city
NOW, THEREFORE, the City Council of the City of Cologne Minnesota hereby ordains as follows.
1. The corporate limits of the City of Cologne are hereby extended to include the Property described on Exhibit “A” said Property being 120 acres or less in area.
2. The City of Cologne pursuant to Minn Stat 414036 shall reimburse Benton Township property taxes based on the property taxes collected by Benton Township in the last year it collected taxes on the Property in the total amount equivalent to that payable under the former law but adjusted to be paid in substantially equal installments over two to eight years in accordance with the current version of Minn Stat 414036.
3. This Ordinance shall be submitted by the City Clerk to the Municipal Boundary Adjustment Office of the State of Minnesota for processing and approval A copy of this Ordinance and the transmittal letter to the State of Minnesota shall be provided to the Clerk of Benton Township.
4. Following approval of the State of Minnesota this Ordinance shall be effective upon publication.

Adopted by the City Council of the City of Cologne this 1st day of Oct., 2012.

Bernie Shambour, Mayor
Attest: Susan Mueller, Deputy Clerk

http://clients.Intranet.mhslaw.com/6/32537/draft documents/ordinance annexation.doc

(Published in The Norwood Young America Times Nov. 29, 2012)

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