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Notices 

NOTICE OF FILINGS

Pursuant under the provisions of Minnesota Statue 205.13 Subdivision 2, notice is hereby given that

FILING FOR THE OFFICES OF TWO (2) COUNCILPERSONS FOR THE TERM OF FOUR (4) YEARS, ONE (1) COUNCILPERSON FOR THE TERM OF TWO (2) YEARS, AND ONE (1) FOR MAYOR FOR THE TERM OF TWO (2) YEARS WILL BE OPEN TUESDAY JULY 31, 2018 AND CLOSE TUESDAY AUGUST 14, 2018 AT 5:00 P.M

FILINGS MUST BE MADE WITH THE CITY CLERK WITHIN THE PERIOD ALLOWED.

CITY OF HINCKLEY

106 1st Street SE

P.O. Box 366

Hinckley, MN  55037

Telephone: (320) 384-7491

Fax (320) 384-7492

Website: www.hinckleygovoffice2.com

(Published in the Hinckley News 

July 5, 12, 19, 26, 2018)

 

Notice

City of Hinckley

Planning Commission

Vacancy

The City of Hinckley Planning Commission currently has a vacant seat that is open for appointment. The Planning Commission is an advisory board to the City Council that meets monthly. Regularly scheduled meetings are on the fourth Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. The basic function of the Commission is to review land use applications or requests, and zoning, subdivision and land use ordinances to make recommendations to the City Council. The position of Planning Commissioner pays a per diem of $15 per meeting and training will be provided by the City. All interested parties are encouraged to contact City Hall for an application or call 320-384-7491 for more information.

(Published in the Hinckley News 

July 5, 2018)

 

Ogema Township

Affidavits of Candidacy for North Pine Area

Hospital District

Affidavits of Candidacy may be filed with the Town Clerk, starting at 8:00 a.m. on July 31, 2018 and closing at 5:00 p.m. on August 14, 2018 to elect (1) one Township representative (2 year term). Filing can be made by making an appointment by calling Clerk at Town Hall (320) 384-6110 and leaving a message. Clerk will contact you. Filing fee is $2.00. Election will be held on November 6, 2018. Polling

place and hours: Ogema Town Hall (41040 Alma Razor Road), 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Robert Sunstrom

Clerk, Ogema Township

(Published in the Hinckley News 

July 5, 2018)

 

Foreclosure

 

NOTICE OF LIEN 

FORECLOSURE SALE

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that default has occurred in the terms and conditions of the Declaration of Covenants, Conditions and Restrictions for Pathfinder Village-St. Croix (hereinafter “Declaration”). 

RECORD OWNER: Terry A. Curtin.

LIENHOLDER: Pathfinder Village-St. Croix Owners Association, Inc., a Minnesota nonprofit corporation (the “Association”).

DATE AND PLACE OF RECORDING: The lien for unpaid assessments and fees, as amended, was recorded on May 3, 2018, as Document Number 539750 in the Office of the County Recorder of Pine County, Minnesota, for unpaid association fees, costs and attorney’s fees as provided for in the original Declaration of Covenants, Conditions and Restrictions for Pathfinder Village, as amended, most recently as the Second Amended and Restated Declaration of Covenants, Conditions and Restrictions for Pathfinder Village, recorded on June 23, 2011, in the office of the Pine County Recorder as Document No. 495140.

ASSIGNMENT OF LIEN: Not applicable.

TRANSACTION AGENT: Not applicable.

TRANSACTION AGENT’S MORTGAGE IDENTIFICATION NUMBER: Not applicable.

LENDER OR BROKER AND MORTGAGE ORIGINATOR: Not applicable.

RESIDENTIAL MORTGAGE SERVICER: Not applicable.

ENCUMBERED PREMISES ADDRESS: 23 Pathfinder Village, #B15, Hinckley, MN  55037.

TAX PARCEL IDENTIFICATION NUMBER: 09.5280.000.

LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: Lot 23, Block 2, Pathfinder Village-St. Croix, 3rd Addition, Pine County, Minnesota.

AMOUNT CLAIMED TO BE DUE AS OF THE DATE OF NOTICE: $3,906.18.

NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that all pre-foreclosure requirements have been complied with; that no action or proceeding is now pending at law or otherwise to recover the debt secured by said lien, or any part thereof.

PURSUANT to the power of sale granted by the owner under the Declarations, the above described property will be sold by the Pine County Sheriff’s Department as follows: DATE AND TIME OF SALE: Thursday, July 26, 2018 at 10:00 A.M. C.S.T. PLACE OF SALE: Pine County Sheriff’s Department, 635 Northridge Drive NW, Pine City, Minnesota 55063. SALE INSTRUCTIONS: public auction to the highest bidder, for cash, to pay the amount then due for assessments, together with the costs of foreclosure, including attorney’s fees as allowed by law.

THE TIME ALLOWED BY LAW FOR REDEMPTION BY THE RECORD OWNER, OR OWNER’S PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVES OR ASSIGNS: Six (6) months from the date of the sheriff’s sale. 

HOMEOWNERS RELEASED FROM FINANCIAL OBLIGATION ON DECLARATION: Not applicable.

REDEMPTION NOTICE: THE TIME ALLOWED BY LAW FOR REDEMPTION BY THE OWNER, OR THE OWNER’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 FORECLOSED PREMISES ARE IMPROVED WITH A RESIDENTIAL DWELLING OF LESS THAN FIVE UNITS, ARE NOT PROPERTY USED IN AGRICULTURE PRODUCTION, AND ARE ABANDONED.

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.

Dated: June 8, 2018

FUGLESTAD LAW OFFICE

By: Nathan P. Fuglestad

Attorneys for Lienor

P.O. Box 277, 6349 Main Street

North Branch, MN  55056

(651) 674-6259

(Published in the Hinckley News  

June 14, 21, 28,

July 5, 12, 19, 2018)

 

NOTICE OF LIEN 

FORECLOSURE SALE

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that default has occurred in the terms and conditions of the Declaration of Covenants, Conditions and Restrictions for Pathfinder Village-St. Croix (hereinafter “Declaration”). 

RECORD OWNERS: Lawrence D. Rafnson and Kathleen M. Rafnson.

LIENHOLDER: Pathfinder Village-St. Croix Owners Association, Inc., a Minnesota nonprofit corporation (the “Association”).

DATE AND PLACE OF RECORDING: The lien for unpaid assessments and fees, as amended, was recorded on May 3, 2018, as Document Number 539749 in the Office of the County Recorder of Pine County, Minnesota, for unpaid association fees, costs and attorney’s fees as provided for in the original Declaration of Covenants, Conditions and Restrictions for Pathfinder Village, as amended, most recently as the Second Amended and Restated Declaration of Covenants, Conditions and Restrictions for Pathfinder Village, recorded on June 23, 2011, in the office of the Pine County Recorder as Document No. 495140.

ASSIGNMENT OF LIEN: Not applicable.

TRANSACTION AGENT: Not applicable.

TRANSACTION AGENT’S MORTGAGE IDENTIFICATION NUMBER: Not applicable.

LENDER OR BROKER AND MORTGAGE ORIGINATOR: Not applicable.

RESIDENTIAL MORTGAGE SERVICER: Not applicable.

ENCUMBERED PREMISES ADDRESS: 90 Pathfinder Village, #E7, Hinckley, MN  55037.

TAX PARCEL IDENTIFICATION NUMBER: 09.5964.000.

LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: Lot 90, Block 1, Pathfinder Village-St. Croix, 9th Addition, Pine County, Minnesota.

AMOUNT CLAIMED TO BE DUE AS OF THE DATE OF NOTICE: $3,013.54.

NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that all pre-foreclosure requirements have been complied with; that no action or proceeding is now pending at law or otherwise to recover the debt secured by said lien, or any part thereof.

PURSUANT to the power of sale granted by the owner under the Declarations, the above described property will be sold by the Pine County Sheriff’s Department as follows: DATE AND TIME OF SALE: Thursday, July 26, 2018 at 10:00 A.M. C.S.T. PLACE OF SALE: Pine County Sheriff’s Department, 635 Northridge Drive NW, Pine City, Minnesota 55063. SALE INSTRUCTIONS: public auction to the highest bidder, for cash, to pay the amount then due for assessments, together with the costs of foreclosure, including attorney’s fees as allowed by law.

THE TIME ALLOWED BY LAW FOR REDEMPTION BY THE RECORD OWNER, OR OWNER’S PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVES OR ASSIGNS: Six (6) months from the date of the sheriff’s sale. 

HOMEOWNERS RELEASED FROM FINANCIAL OBLIGATION ON DECLARATION: Not applicable.

REDEMPTION NOTICE: THE TIME ALLOWED BY LAW FOR REDEMPTION BY THE OWNER, OR THE OWNER’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 FORECLOSED PREMISES ARE IMPROVED WITH A RESIDENTIAL DWELLING OF LESS THAN FIVE UNITS, ARE NOT PROPERTY USED IN AGRICULTURE PRODUCTION, AND ARE ABANDONED.

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.

Dated: June 8, 2018

FUGLESTAD LAW OFFICE

By: Nathan P. Fuglestad

Attorneys for Lienor

P.O. Box 277, 6349 Main Street

North Branch, MN  55056

(651) 674-6259

(Published in the Hinckley News  

June 14, 21, 28,

July 5, 12, 19, 2018)

Minuets

 

MINUTES OF PINE COUNTY BOARD MEETING

Special Meeting –

Local Government Meeting

Tuesday, June 5, 2018, 9:00 a.m.

Pine County Courthouse,

Pine City, Minnesota

Chair Hallan called the meeting to order at 9:00 a.m. Present were Commissioners Josh Mohr, John Mikrot, Jr., and Matt Ludwig. Absent Commissioner Steve Chaffee (excused). Also present were State Senator Tony Lourey, Representative Jason Rarick, County Auditor-Treasurer Cathy Clemmer, Land Services Director Kelly Schroeder, Health and Human Services Director Becky Foss, Chief Deputy Paul Widenstrom, Probation Director Terry Fawcett, and County Administrator David Minke.

State Senator Tony Lourey and Representative Jason Rarick provided a legislative update and stated that although it was a challenging session, progress was made. Senator Lourey also commented on various MNDOT projects currently taking place in Pine County. Discussion was held with those in attendance.

With no further business, the meeting adjourned at 9:52 a.m.

Stephen M. Hallan, Chair

Pine County Board of Commissioners

David J. Minke, County Administrator

Clerk to the Pine County Board of Commissioners

(Published in the Hinckley News 

July 5, 2018)

 

SUMMARY OF MINUTES 

OF THE PINE COUNTY

BOARD MEETING

Regular Meeting 

Tuesday, June 5, 2018 - 10 a.m.

Board Room, Courthouse,

Pine City, Minnesota

Chair Hallan called the meeting to order at 10:00 a.m. Present were Commissioners Josh Mohr, John Mikrot Jr. and Matt Ludwig. Also present were County Administrator David Minke and County Attorney Reese Frederickson were present. Commissioner Steve Chaffee was absent (excused).

The Pledge of Allegiance was said.

Chair Hallan called for public comment. Gary Lindstrom commented regarding State Highway 70 and County Road 61 tree removal.

Commissioner Ludwig moved to approve the amended Agenda. Second by Commissioner Mohr. Motion carried 4-0.

Commissioner Mikrot moved to approve the Minutes of May 15, 2018 County Board Meeting and Summary for publication. Second by Commissioner Mohr. Motion carried 4-0.

Commissioner Ludwig moved to approve the Minutes of May 22, 2018 Special Meeting-Committee of the Whole. Second by Commissioner Mikrot. Motion carried 4-0.

Commissioner Mikrot moved to approve the Minutes of the May 23, 2018 Special Meeting. Second by Commissioner Mohr. Motion carried 4-0.

Commissioner Mohr moved to approve the Minutes of May 29, 2018 Special Meeting-Committee of the Whole (Local Government Officials). Second by Commissioner Mikrot. Motion carried 4-0.

Minutes of Boards, Reports and Correspondence

East Central Regional Library Board Minutes – April 9, 2018

Pine County Land Surveyor Monthly Report – May 2018

Pine County Chemical Health Coalition – May 14, 2018

Motion by Commissioner Mohr to acknowledge the Boards, Reports and Correspondence. Second by Commissioner Ludwig. Motion carried 4-0.

Commissioner Mikrot moved to approve the amended Consent Agenda. Second by Commissioner Mohr. Motion carried 4-0.

Approve Disbursements Journal Report, May 1, 2018 – May 31, 2018.

Approve Application for Exempt Permit from the Audubon Center of the North Woods to conduct Minnesota lawful gambling on October 13, 2018 at the Audubon Center of the North Woods, 54165 Audubon Drive, Sandstone, MN.

Approve temporary liquor licenses for the Pine City Area Chamber of Commerce and Rock Creek Lion’s Club.

Approve temporary 3.2 licenses for Finlayson Giese Sportsmen Club and Minnesota Sokol Camp Association.

Approve tobacco license for Midwest Investment DBA Mini Mart #1

Approve Resolution 2018-25 for Repurchase of Tax Forfeited Land on a 10-year contract, Christine Granger fka Christine Kupsch.

Approve Resolution 2018-26 for Repurchase of Tax Forfeited Land on a 10-year contract, Jesse M. Curry.

Approve Resolution 2018-28 for Repurchase of Tax Forfeited Land on a 10-year contract, Kenneth Maslowski.

Approve Resolution 2018-29 for Repurchase of Tax Forfeited Land in full, Randy & Barb Vaughn.

Approve Resolution 2018-30 for Repurchase of Tax Forfeited Land in full, Natasha Maskoski fka Natasha Taylor.

Approve Joint Powers Agreement between the State of Minnesota, through its Commissioner of Corrections, Facilities Services Division, for the secure housing for offenders committed to the Commissioner of Corrections. The term of the agreement is July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2020. The State to pay $55 per day, per state offender, not to exceed $800,000 per two year contract.

Acknowledge results of the May 16, 2018 timber auction - $267,199.80, appraised value - $201,630. Total sale price was 32.5% over appraised value.

Approve the regular employment status for Financial Worker Janessa Berberich, effective May 7, 2018.

Approve the regular employment status for Office Support Specialist Angela Boelman, effective May 28, 2018.

Approve the hiring of Support Enforcement Aide Kari Dutcher, effective June 25, 2018, $17.40 per hour. Grade 5, Step 1.

Approve the hiring of part-time Court Security Officer Gary Frehse, effective June 6, 2018, $18.46 per hour, pending satisfactory background check and physical. Non-Union Grade 6.

Approve the hiring of part-time Corrections Officer Lance Martens, effective June 12, 2018, $18.77 per hour, pending satisfactory background check and physical. Grade 6, Step 1.

Approve the hiring of part-time Corrections Officer Andrea Merrell, effective June 12, 2018, $19.52 per hour, pending satisfactory background check and physical. Grade 6, Step 2.

Approve Public Health Educator Lynette Forbes-Cardey, to attend the Montana Summer Institute, July 24-27, 2018, in Big Sky, Montana. Total cost:  $4,584. All costs are reimbursed by the Planning and Implementation Grant, as attendance at the Montana Institute is a requirement of receiving the grant.

Motion by Commissioner Ludwig to approve the Preliminary Plat of Holler’s Point on Cross Lake contingent upon the following conditions are met:

a. Remove the garage which is located between Lots 4 & 5

b. Record the access easements across Lots 3 & 5

c. Draft driveway maintenance agreements to be recorded with the final plat

d. Record the sewer district easements which will be needed to service the lots

e. Vacate the small portion of Old County Rd 2 which lies across lots 9, 10, & 11

f. Finalize all Covenant and Restriction language to be recorded with the final plat

Second by Commissioner Mikrot.  Motion carried 4-0.

Motion by Commissioner Ludwig to approve Resolution 2018-27 supporting the request to separate the Nemadji Watershed from the St. Louis River Watershed for the One Watershed, One Plan and allow Carlton County’s Soil & Water Consideration District to apply for a planning grant. Second by Commissioner Mohr. Motion carried 4-0.  

Chair Hallan called a recess at 10:58 a.m.

The board reconvened at 11:05 a.m.

County Engineer Mark LeBrun provided information on the bids received for the North Pine Government Center. The original bid was $2.2 million, current construction estimate is approximately $3.3 million. Discussion was held regarding the building project. LeBrun recommends the county move forward with the North Pine Government Center building project while exploring ways to reduce construction costs to approximately $3 million.

Commissioner Mohr left the meeting at 11:31 a.m.

Commissioner Mohr returned to the meeting at 12:00 p.m.

With no further business, Chair Hallan adjourned the meeting at 12:06 p.m. The next regular meeting of the county board is scheduled for Tuesday, June 19, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. at the Pine County Courthouse, 635 Northridge Drive NW, Pine City, Minnesota.

Stephen M. Hallan, Chair

David J. Minke, Administrator

The full text of the board’s Minutes are available at the County Administrator’s Office and the county’s website (www.co.pine.mn.us). Copies may also be requested from the administrator’s office.

(Published in the Hinckley News 

July 5, 2018)

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