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STATE OF MINNESOTA COUNTY OF NOBLES IN DISTRICT COURT FIFTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT FILE NO. 53-CV-22-934 CASE TYPE NO. 14 OTHER CIVIL New Vision Co-op, Plaintiff, vs. Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railroad Company, Hawkeye Land Company, Whirlpool Corporation, and any unknown person claiming any right, title or interest in the real estate described in the Complaint herein, Defendants. SUMMONS THIS SUMMONS IS DIRECTED TO DEFENDANTS ABOVE-NAMED: 1. YOU ARE BEING SUED. The Plaintiff has started a lawsuit against you. The Plaintiffs Complaint against you has been filed with the Clerk of the above-named Court at the Courthouse in the City of Worthington, County of Nobles, State of Minnesota. Do not throw these papers away. They are official papers that affect your rights. 2. YOU MUST REPLY WITHIN 21 DAYS TO PROTECT YOUR RIGHTS. You must give or mail to the person who signed this Summons a written response called an Answer within 21 days of the date on which you received the Summons. You must send a copy of your Answer to the person who signed this Summons located at Sobalvarro & Haupert, 11 Seventh Avenue North, Suite 100, St. Cloud, MN 56303. 3. YOU MUST RESPOND TO EACH CLAIM. The Answer is your written response to the Plaintiffs Complaint. In your Answer you must state whether you agree or disagree with each paragraph of the Complaint. If you believe the Plaintiff should not be given everything asked for in the Complaint, you must say so in your Answer. 4. YOU WILL LOSE YOUR CASE IF YOU DO NOT SEND A WRITTEN RESPONSE TO THE COMPLAINT TO THE PERSON WHO SIGNED THIS SUMMONS. If you do not Answer within 21 days, you will lose this case. You will not get to tell your side of the story, and the Court may decide against you and award the Plaintiff everything asked for in the Complaint. If you do not want to contest the claims stated in the Complaint, you do not need to respond. A default judgment can then be entered against you for the relief requested in the Complaint. 5. LEGAL ASSISTANCE. You may wish to get legal help from a lawyer. If you do not have a lawyer, the Court Administrator may have information about places where you can get legal assistance. Even if you cannot get legal help, you must still provide a written Answer to protect your rights or you may lose the case. 6. ALTERNATIVE.DISPUTE RESOLUTION. The parties may agree to or be ordered to participate in an alternative dispute resolution process under Rule 114 of the Minnesota General Rules of Practice. You must still send your written response to the Complaint even if you expect to use alternative means of resolving this dispute. 7. THIS LAWSUIT MAY AFFECT OR BRING INTO QUESTION TITLE TO REAL PROPERTY located in the County of Nobles, State of Minnesota, legally described as follows: Tract 1 That part of the abandoned Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific railroad station grounds in the Southwest Quarter of Section 1, Township 103 North, Range 43 West, city of Lismore, Nobles County, Minnesota, described as follows: Commencing at the Southwest comer of Section 1; thence north 00 degrees 11 minutes 41 seconds east ( assumed bearing) along the west line of the southwest quarter of said section a distance of 1166.12 feet to the centerline of the abandoned and removed mainline track of the Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railroad; thence north 81 degrees 00 minutes 00 seconds east along said center line a distance of 623.69 feet to the intersection of the westerly line of the station grounds of said railroad company being the point of beginning; thence north 09 degrees 00 minutes 00 seconds west along said westerly line of said station grounds a distance of 200.00 feet to an iron stake; Thence north 81 degrees 00 minutes 00 seconds east along the northerly line of said station grounds a distance of 810.59 feet to an iron stake on the west right of way line of 3rd street; thence continuing north 81 degrees 00 minutes 00 seconds east along said northerly line a distance of 40.53 feet to the centerline of 3rd Street; thence south 00 degrees 15 minutes 00 seconds west along said 3rd Street centerline a distance of 303.95 feet; thence south 81 degrees 00 minutes 00 seconds west along the southerly line of said station grounds a distance of 40.53 feet to an iron stake on the west right of way of said 3rd Street; thence continuing south 81 degrees 00 minutes 00 seconds west along said southerly line a distance of 761.73 feet to an iron stake; thence north 09 degrees 00 minutes 00 seconds west along said westerly line of said station grounds a distance of 100.00 feet to said point of beginning. And Tract 2 That part of the abandoned Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railroad station grounds in the southwest quarter of Section 1, Township 103 north, Range 43 west, City of Lismore, Nobles County, Minnesota described as follows: Commencing at the southwest comer of section 1; thence north 00 degrees 11 minutes 41 seconds east ( assumed bearing) along the west line of the southwest quarter of said section a distance of 1166.12 feet to the centerline of the abandoned and removed mainline track of the Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railroad; thence north 81 degrees 00 minutes 00 seconds east along said center line a distance of 623.69 feet to the intersection of the westerly line of the station grounds of said railroad company being the point of beginning; thence north 09 degrees 00 minutes 00 seconds west along said westerly line of said station grounds a distance of 200.00 feet to an iron stake; thence north 81 degrees 00 minutes 00 seconds east along the northerly line of said station grounds a distance of 851.12 feet to the centerline of 3rd Street being the point of beginning; thence continuing north 81 degrees 00 minutes 00 seconds east along said northerly line a distance of 40.53 feet to an iron stake on the east right of way line of 3rd Street; thence continuing north 81 degrees 00 minutes 00 seconds east along said northerly line a distance of 1108.35 feet to an iron stake; thence south 09 degrees 00 minutes 00 seconds east along the easterly line of said station grounds a distance of 300.00 feet to an iron stake; thence south 81 degrees 00 minutes 00 seconds west along the southerly line of said station grounds a distance of 878.29 feet to an iron stake; thence north 09 degrees 18 minutes 03 seconds east a distance of 77.36 feet to an iron stake; thence south 89 degrees 22 minutes 34 seconds west a distance of 287.51 feet to an iron stake on said east right of way of 3rd Street; thence continuing south 89 degrees 22 minutes 34 seconds west a distance of 40.00 feet to said center line of 3rd Street; thence north 00 degrees 15 minutes 00 seconds east along said center line a distance of 181.19 feet to said point of beginning. Said tract is subject to a roadway easement and any other easements of record, if any. And Tract 3 That part of the abandoned Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railroad station grounds in the southwest quarter of Section 1, Township 103 north, Range 43 west, City of Lismore, Nobles County, Minnesota. described as follows: Commencing at the southwest comer of section 1; thence north 00 degrees 11 minutes 41 seconds east ( assumed bearing) along the west line of the southwest quarter of said section a distance of 1166.12 feet to the centerline of the abandoned and removed mainline track of the Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railroad; thence north 81 degrees 00 minutes 00 seconds east along said center line a distance of 623.69 feet to the intersection of the westerly line of the station grounds of said railroad company being the point of beginning; thence north 09 degrees 00 minutes 00 seconds west along said westerly line of said station grounds a distance of 200.00 feet to an iron stake; thence north 81 degrees 00 minutes 00 seconds east along the northerly line of said station grounds a distance of 851.12 feet to the centerline of 3rd Street; thence south 00 degrees 15 minutes 00 seconds west along said center line of 3rd Street a distance of 181.19 feet to the point of beginning; thence north 89 degrees 22 minutes 34 seconds east a distance of 40.00 feet to an iron stake; thence continuing north 89 degrees 22 minutes 34 seconds east a distance of 287.51 feet to an iron stake; thence south 09 degrees 18 minutes 03 seconds west a distance of 77.36 feet to the southerly line of said station grounds; thence south 81 degrees 00 minutes 00 seconds west along the said southerly line a distance of 278.94 feet to an iron stake on the east right of way line of said 3rd street; thence continuing south 81 degrees 00 minutes 00 seconds west along said southerly right of way a distance of 40.53 feet to said center line of 3rd Street; thence north 00 degrees 15 minutes 00 seconds east along said centerline of 3rd Street a distance of 122.76 feet to said point of beginning. Said tract is subject to a roadway easement and any other easements of record, if any. The object of this action is to obtain a judgment that Plaintiff is the owner, in fee simple, of the above-described real property, and that none of the Defendants have any estate or interest therein or lien thereon. You are hereby notified that no personal claim is made against any of the Defendants listed herein. Dated this 29th day of September 2022. SOBALVARRO & HAUPERT By: /s/ Gregory J. Haupert 0320213 Attorney for Plaintiff 11 Seventh Avenue North, Suite 100 St. Cloud, Minnesota 56303 Telephone: (320) 774-1818 (Oct. 5, 12 & 19, 2022) 108596
NOTICE PROPOSED ORDINANCE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, That the City Council of the City of Worthington, Minnesota is considering the adoption of an ordinance entitled “AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND TITLE XV APPENDIX A: TABLE 1: SCHEDULE OF DENSITY, AREA, AND BULK REGULATIONS OF THE CITY CODE OF WORTHINGTON, NOBLES COUNTY, MINNESOTA, The City Council of the City of Worthington, Do Ordain: New text is indicated by redline/underline and text being deleted is struck out: Section I. The Worthington City Code, Title XV, Appendix A: Table 1: Schedule of Density, Area, and Bulk Regulations shall be amended to read as the following: Maximum Floor-to-Area Ratio — — — 0.8 1 0.4 0.3 0.25 4 0.30J 0.30J 0.5 1 1.5 0.1 0.1 — Section II. The City Clerk is hereby directed to file a certified copy of this ordinance in the office of the Recorder in and for the County of Nobles, State of Minnesota. Section III. Which proposed ordinance was given its second reading at a Regular Meeting of the City Council held on Monday, September 26, 2022 Said proposed ordinance will again be considered by the City Council at a Regular Meeting to be held at 7:00 p.m., on Wednesday, October 12, 2022 in the City Hall Council Chambers, 303 Ninth Street of said City. Dated this October 5, 2022 Angela Thiner, Assistant City Clerk City of Worthington (Oct. 5, 2022) 107789
Notice of Annual Meeting of Client Community Services. Inc. TAKE NOTICE that the sixty-seventh Annual Meeting of the members of the corporation, Client Community Services, Inc., will be held at the Round Lake Vineyard and Winery, 30124 State Hwy 264, Round Lake, Minnesota at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 12, 2022 at which meeting the Directors will be elected and other business will also be conducted. By Order of the President of the Board of Directors Sally Hibma. (Oct. 5, 2022) 107786
State of Minnesota District Court County of Nobles Judicial District: 5th Court File Number: 53-FA-22-799 Case Type: Custody In Re the Custody of: E.G.R.O., DOB: 07/01/2004 M.R.O., DOB: 04/04/2006 Summons Josefa Ordonez Ventura, Petitioner, and Juan Reynoso Chumil, Respondent. STATE OF MINNESOTA COUNTY OF NOBLES TO THE ABOVE-NAMED RESPONDENTS: JUAN REYNOSO CHUMIL, ADDRESS: 1538 SPRING AVE LOT 58, WORTHINGTON MN 56187 THIS SUMMONS IS AN OFFICIAL DOCUMENT THAT AFFECTS YOUR RIGHTS. A copy of the paperwork regarding the lawsuit is served on you with this summons. Read this summons and attached petition carefully. If you do not understand it, contact an attorney for legal advice. 1. The Petitioner has filed a lawsuit asking the court to award custody and parenting time of the minor children listed above in the caption. 2. You must serve upon Petitioner and file with the court a written Answer to the Petition. If Petitioner is requesting child support, you must file a Financial Affidavit along with your Answer. You must pay the required filing fee. If you cannot afford to pay the filing fee, you may qualify to have the filing fee waived by the court. You must file an In Forma Pauperis application with the court and a judge will decide whether you must pay the fee. All court forms are available from the Court Administrator’s office and on the Court’s website at www.mncourts.gov/forms. You must serve your Answer and Financial Affidavit upon Petitioner within twenty one (21) days of the date you were served with this Summons, not counting the day of service. If you do not serve and file your Answer and Financial Affidavit, the court may grant Petitioner everything he or she is asking for in the attached Petition. NOTICE OF PARENT EDUCATION PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS Parenting education may be required in all custody or parenting proceedings. You may contact court administration for additional information regarding this requirement and the availability of parent education programs. KHANH NGUYEN LAW OFFICE Dated: August 08, 2022 /s/ Kimberley Woods Vanselow Kimberley Woods Vanselow 0391423 1020 Washington Avenue South Minneapolis, MN 55415 P. 952-888-3788 F. 952-881-4181 (Sept. 28; Oct. 5 & 12, 2022) 105620

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REGULAR BOARD MEETING August 16, 2022 A Tax Abatement Hearing was held at the Worthington High School Band Room, 1211 Clary Street, Worthington, Minnesota on August 16, 2022, at 6:10 p.m. Hearing adjourned at 6:09 p.m. A regular meeting of the School Board of Independent School District No. 518, Worthington, Minnesota, was held at the Worthington High School Band Room, 1211 Clary Street, Worthington, Minnesota on August 16, 2022, at 6:15 p.m. The following were present: BOARD MEMBERS – Lori Dudley, Brad Shaffer, Steve Schnieder, Joel Lorenz, Tom Prins and Adam Blume; Absent-Mike Harberts ADMINISTRATORS – John Landgaard, Superintendent and Dave Skog, Director of Management Services Correspondence and Recognition: The board recognized the following employees/students: None. 1. Motion by Member Blume, seconded by Member Lorenz and unanimously passed to approve the Consent Agenda for the August 16, 2022, School Board meeting. 2. Motion by Member Blume, seconded by Member Lorenz and unanimously passed to approve the Main Agenda for the August 16, 2022, School Board meeting with the removal of 5.12.5 Approve resolution placing Bridget Smith on unrequested leave of absence and add 5.16 Discussion on the West building. 3. Motion by Member Prins, seconded by Member Lorenz and unanimously passed to approve the July 19, 2022, Regular School Board meeting minutes. Motion by Member Prins, seconded by Member Lorenz and unanimously passed to accept the school board committee meeting minutes as received. 4. Motion by Member Blume, seconded by Member Shaffer and unanimously passed to approve the action of the items on the Consent Agenda as follows: 4.1 Financial Reports - A. Approved Investments Matured and Purchased B. Approved Wire Transfers C. Approved Claims and Accounts for August 16, 2022, as per Board Check Register August 18, 2022 GENERAL FUND $3,055,189.75 FOOD SERVICE $27,169.41 TRANSPORTATION $22,295.14 COMMUNITY SERVICE $69,214.50 CAPITAL OUTLAY $545,918.74 BUILDING CONSTRUCTION $169,506.24 TRUST $19,886.22 INTEGRATION COLLABORATIVE $7,982.37 STUDENT ACTIVITY $6,110.53 MONTH TOTAL $3,923,272.90 D. Approved the Community Education Imprest Cash Account in the amount of $71.00 for July 2022. 4.2.1. Approved resignation of Chris Preuss as Technology Management Technician effective August 19, 2022. 4.2.2. Approved resignation of Bah Blu Say as ABE Childcare Paraprofessional with Community Education effective July 28, 2022. 4.2.3. Approved resignation of Gail Holinka as the High School AOK Club Advisor effective August 2022. 4.2.4. Approved resignation of Ann Mills as Science Teacher at the High School effective July 25, 2022. 4.2.5. Approved resignation of Ann Mills as High School Leadership Team effective July 27, 2022. 4.2.6. Approved resignation of Scott Burns as Video Announcements and Peer Mediation with the Middle School effective July 18, 2022. 4.2.7. Approved resignation of Mersy Flores Menjivar as ABE Childcare Paraprofessional with Community Education effective July 28, 2022. 4.2.8. Approved resignation of Celina Quijano as Class I Paraprofessional at the Intermediate School effective July 27, 2022. 4.2.9. Approved resignation of Emily Spieker as Class I Paraprofessional at the Intermediate School effective August 1, 2022. 4.2.10. Approved resignation of Taylor Lupton as High School C-Squad Boys’ Basketball Coach effective July 26, 2022. 4.2.11. Approved resignation of Julianna Espinoza as Class I Paraprofessional at Prairie Elementary effective August 1, 2022. 4.2.12. Approved resignation of Kristen Andersen as Class II Paraprofessional at Prairie Elementary effective August 14, 2022. 4.2.13. Approved resignation of Ana Casillas as Early Childhood Paraprofessional with Community Education effective August 3, 2022. 4.2.14. Approved resignation of Brenda Paulzine as Class II Paraprofessional at the High School effective August 8, 2022. 4.2.15. Approved resignation of Cristina Timmermann as Paraprofessional at the Intermediate School effective August 8, 2022. 4.2.16. Approved resignation of Kelly Knips as Middle School Volleyball Coach effective August 9, 2022. 4.2.17. Approved resignation of Megan Rieken as VIBE Teacher effective immediately. 4.3.1. Approved employment of Rebecca Linder as Middle School Volleyball Coach effective August 29, 2022. 4.3.2. Approved employment of Chris Preuss as Class II Paraprofessional at the High School effective August 2022. 4.3.3. Approved employment of Brian Arroyo as Physical Education/Health Teacher at the High School effective August 15, 2022. Employment contingent upon licensure being obtained. 4.3.4. Approved employment of Kristin Walerius as EL Teacher at the High School effective August 15, 2022. Employment contingent upon licensure being obtained. 4.3.5. Approved employment of Austin Nunez as High School Student Council Advisor effective August 2022. 4.3.6. Approved employment of Heather Knigge as High School Student Council Advisor effective August 2022. 4.3.7. Approved employment of Heather Knigge as High School Art Club Visual Arts Contest Advisor effective August 2022. 4.3.8. Approved employment of Greg Arens as Class I Night Custodian at Prairie Elementary effective July 21, 2022. 4.3.9. Approved employment of Katie Pedersen as Video Announcements at the Middle School effective July 25, 2022. 4.3.10. Approved employment of Samantha Steensma as Class II Secretary at the Intermediate School effective August 8, 2022. 4.3.11. Approved employment of Alva Morales as 5th Grade Teacher at the Intermediate School effective August 15, 2022. 4.3.12. Approved an increase in assignment of .166 FTE (overload Term 1 & 2) for Heather Knigge as Art Teacher at the High School effective August 25, 2022. 4.3.13. Approved an increase in assignment of .166 FTE (overload Term 1 & 2) for Michael Jacobsen as Art Teacher at the High School effective August 25, 2022. 4.3.14. Approved an increase in assignment of .083 FTE (overload Term 1 & 2) for Melissa Schutz as Business Teacher at the High School effective August 25, 2022. 4.3.15. Approved employment of Ewa Kwiatkowski as ABS Teacher at Prairie Elementary effective August 22, 2022. 4.3.16. Approved employment of Kristen Andersen as ABS Teacher-Special Education at Prairie Elementary effective December 1, 2022. Employment contingent upon licensure being obtained. 4.3.17. Approved employment of Payton Stofferan as Counselor at the Middle School effective August 15, 2022. Employment contingent upon license being obtained and background check. 4.3.18. Approved employment of Mikayla Schroeder as High School C-Squad Girls Soccer Coach effective August 15, 2022. 4.3.19. Approved employment of Susan Krcil as Business/Computer Teacher at the Middle School effective August 15, 2022. 4.3.20. Approved employment of Taylor Ossefort as 1st Grade Teacher at Prairie Elementary effective August 15, 2022. 4.3.21. Approved employment of Heather Deorr as Life and Physical Science Teacher at the Middle School effective August 15, 2022. 4.3.22. Approved employment of Kari Sauerbrei as Special Education Secretary at the Intermediate School effective August 15, 2022. 4.3.23. Approved employment of Matthias Johnson as Early Childhood Teacher with Community Education effective August 1, 2022. Employment Contingent upon licensure being obtained. 4.3.24. Approved employment of Lisa Waldner as Long-term Substitute Teacher at the Intermediate School effective August 15, 2022, through December 23, 2022. 4.4 The board approved the acceptance of the following donations for the month of July 2022: Schwartz Farms for the Class of 2023. 4.5 Approved an employee’s request for sick leave (due to pregnancy) from November 22, 2022, through January 3, 2023, and childcare leave (without pay) from January 3, 2023, through February 13, 2023. 5. Motion by Member Schnieder, seconded by Member Lorenz to approve Resolution #1 Approving Tax Abatement for Certain Property Pursuant to Minn.Stat.469.1813. Motion passed by roll call vote 6 to 0. 6. Motion by Member Shaffer, seconded by Member Schnieder to approve the first reading of Policy 524 Internet Acceptable Use, Safety and Data Privacy Policy. Motion passed 5 to 1 with Member Blume dissenting. 7. Motion by Member Prins, seconded by Member Lorenz and unanimously passed to approve revised school lunch prices. 8. Motion by Member Blume, seconded by Member Prins and unanimously passed to approve VIBE Program application submission. 9. Motion by Member Lorenz, seconded by Member Shaffer and unanimously passed to approve a student teacher agreement with the University of South Dakota. 10. Motion by Member Shaffer, seconded by Member Prins and unanimously passed to approve an additional 9-12 Volleyball Coach. 11. Motion by Member Schnieder, seconded by Member Lorenz and unanimously passed to approve an out-of-town travel request for the Superintendent to attend the National Conference on Education in San Antonio, Texas from February 16-28, 2023. 12. Motion by Member Schnieder, seconded by Member Lorenz and unanimously passed to approve the District’s Job Points Rating System. 13. Motion by Member Schnieder, seconded by Member Lorenz and unanimously passed to approve to continue to not charge for student breakfast. 14. Motion by Member Lorenz, seconded by Member Prins and unanimously passed to approve Organizational structure. 15. Motion by Member Shaffer, seconded by Member Blume to approve Resolution Placing Julie Filibeck on Unrequested Leave of Absence. Motion passed by Roll Call Vote 6 to 0. 16. Motion by Member Blume, seconded by Member Lorenz to approve Resolution Placing Sondra Hinnenkamp on Unrequested Leave of Absence. Motion passed by Roll Call Vote 6 to 0. 17. Motion by Member Blume, seconded by Member Prins to approve Resolution Placing Ruben Alvarez on Unrequested Leave of Absence. Motion passed by Roll Call Vote 6 to 0. 18. Motion by Member Schnieder, seconded by Member Shaffer to approve Resolution Placing Amanda Rueter on Unrequested Leave of Absence. Motion passed by Roll Call Vote 6 to 0. 19. Motion by Member Blume, seconded by Member Prins to approve Resolution Relating to the Termination and Nonrenewal of Teaching Contract of Jessica Borchardt a Probationary Teacher. Motion passed by Roll Call Vote 6 to 0. 20. Motion by Member Schnieder, seconded by Member Shaffer to approve Resolution Relating to the Termination and Nonrenewal of Teaching Contract of Julia Johnson a Probationary Teacher. Motion passed by Roll Call Vote 6 to 0. 21. Motion by Member Schnieder, seconded by Member Shaffer to approve Resolution Relating to the Termination and Nonrenewal of Teaching Contract of Cindy Puckett a Probationary Teacher. Motion passed by Roll Call Vote 6 to 0. 22. Motion by Member Blume, seconded by Member Lorenz to approve Resolution Relating to the Termination and Nonrenewal of Teaching Contract of Laura Neu a Probationary Teacher. Motion passed by Roll Call Vote 6 to 0. 23. Motion by Member Prins, seconded by Member Blume to approve Resolution Relating to the Termination and Nonrenewal of Teaching Contract of Katie Finley a Probationary Teacher. Motion passed by Roll Call Vote 6 to 0. 24. Motion by Member Blume, seconded by Member Shaffer and unanimously passed to reject the hiring of the following VIBE Teachers: Deb Dow, Hannah Ambrose, Liz Markel, Michelle Smithson-Aldoubal, Jen Moser, Karla Reagles, Jody Bryant, Sarah Robbins and Jessica Heidecker. 25. Motion by Member Shaffer, seconded by Member Lorenz and unanimously passed to approve the salary and benefit increase for the Worthington Paraprofessional Association for 2022-2024. Increase in salary and benefits of 8.66% for 2022-2023 and 5.74% for 2023-2024 for a total of 14.9% over two years. 26. The board discussed the West building. Motion by Member Lorenz, seconded by Member Prins and unanimously passed to approve to vacate and demolish the West building after Community Education and other programs move to their new facilities. The Board further discussed and reviewed the following matters: Investments and financial status; Superintendent’s Report – Mr. Landgaard reported the following: Open positions in the District are 12 licensed and 16 non-licensed positions; gave an enrollment update; Kiwanis welcomed new teachers; and the Intermediate School Open House and ribbon cutting is September 6 from 3:30-6 p.m. Instructional Committee Report – Mr. Prins reported the following: None. Operations Committee Report – Mr. Lorenz reported the following: None. Other Reports – Ms. Dudley mentioned the new Crailsheim student is here. Other Business - None. Future Business – None. Meeting adjourned at 7:00 p.m. Steve Schnieder, Clerk Lisa Ahrenstorff, Deputy Clerk (Sept. 28, 2022) 105994
CITY OF WORTHINGTON, COUNTY OF NOBLES STATE OF MINNESOTA NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City Council of the City of Worthington, Nobles County, Minnesota, will hold a one (1) public hearing on Wednesday, October 12, 2022 at 7:00 p.m. for the purpose of considering the following business: Text Amendment: The City of Worthington is considering a text amendment to City Code Chapter 51: Sewer Regulations and Chapter 54: Storm Water Regulations. The proposed changes will bring the City’s stormwater regulations into compliance with State Law, including recent changes to MS4 permit requirements and other general stormwater management requirements. The public hearings will be held at the City Council Chambers, at City Hall, 303 Ninth St., Worthington, MN. All interested persons are invited to attend and be heard. Those unable to attend are invited to send their written comments, prior to the hearing, to: Engineering Department, City of Worthington, P.O. Box 279, Worthington, Minnesota, 56187 or contact Stephen Schnieder, City Engineer (507) 372-8640. (Sept. 21, 2022) 103351
Des Moines River Watershed Comprehensive Watershed Management Plan Public Hearing The Des Moines River Watershed Policy committee, including the Counties and Soil and Water Conservation Districts of Cottonwood, Jackson, Lyon, Martin, Murray, Nobles, and Pipestone and the Heron Lake Watershed District, will conduct a public hearing on the draft Des Moines River Watershed Comprehensive Watershed Management Plan on Friday, October 7, 2022 starting at 9:00 am at the MN Department of Natural Resources Office – 175 County Road 26, Windom, MN. The purpose of this hearing is to make available the comments received during the 60-day comment period. All persons are invited to attend the hearing and submit comments, written or verbal, that will become part of the official public hearing record. These comments will be considered when making final revisions to the Plan. A copy of the draft plan can be found at: http://www.murraycountymn.com/desmoinesriver. Additional comments may be submitted at the public hearing or in writing by October 6, 2022, to the Murray County Environmental Services Office – PO Box 57, Slayton, MN 56172, or via email to ssoderholm@co.murray.mn.us. (Sept. 21, 2022) 103235
CITY OF WORTHINGTON CITY PLANNING COMMISSION NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING The City of Worthington City Planning Commission will hold two (2) public hearings on Tuesday, October 4, 2022 for the purpose of considering the following business: Variance: Westminster Presbyterian Church has requested a variance from the requirements of City Code Section 155.075 (D). This section requires that no residentially zoned property may have accessory structures without a principal structure. A variance from this section would allow the Church to subdivide their property located at 230 Clary Street into 2 parcels and sell one of the new parcels. One of the parcels would contain empty ground and an existing garage, the other would contain the current Church building. The legal description of the subject property is as follows: Block 4, Stangeland Addition, City of Worthington, EXCEPT the South 31 feet thereof. Change of Zone: Eric Bruns has requested a change of zone for property located at 1923 Dover Street (current Red Carpet Inn) from its current ‘B-3’ General Business District zoning designation to ‘R-5’ Multi-Family, Medium and High Density District. This will allow the property to be used as short-term (month by month) apartments. The legal description of the subject property is as follows: The north 95 feet of Lot 3, and all of Lots 4, 5, and 6, Block 6, Clifton Addition, City of Worthington, Nobles County, Minnesota, AND That part of the west 40 feet of Clifton Avenue abutting Block 6, Clifton Addition to the City of Worthington, Nobles County, Minnesota, which lies north of the easterly projection of the south line of said Block 6, and south of the easterly projection of the south line of Lot 7 of said Block 6, AND That part of the alley between Lot 7 and Lots 4 through 6, Block 6, Clifton Addition to the City of Worthington, Nobles County, Minnesota, lying east of the southerly projection of the west line of Lot 7 of said Block 6, City of Worthington, Nobles County, Minnesota. The public hearings will be held in the City Council Chambers at City Hall, 303 Ninth Street, Worthington, Minnesota, at 7:00 PM on Tuesday, October 4, 2022. At the hearings, the Planning Commission will hear staff’s report and public testimony and may take action. Those unable to be heard at the time of the hearings are invited to send written comments that must be received by 5:00 PM the day of the hearings via e-mail to Matt Selof at mselof@ci.worthington.mn.us; or mail to: Community Development, City of Worthington, P.O. Box 279, Worthington, Minnesota 56187. All materials related to these hearings will be available on the City’s website at www.ci.worthington.mn.us by Friday, September 30, 2022. If unable to access the City’s website, please contact (507) 372-8640 for alternative format arrangements. (Sept. 21, 2022) 103218

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NOTICE OF HEARING ON PROPOSED ADDITIONAL ASSESSMENT To Whom It May Concern: NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN: 1. The City Council of the City of Worthington, Nobles County, Minnesota, will meet at 7:00 o’clock p.m. on October 12, 2022, in the Council Chambers of City Hall, 303 Ninth Street, Worthington, Minnesota, to pass upon the proposed additional assessment for Water Main Improvement No. 94/94-A against Wagner Addition, or parts thereof, by extension of the municipal water distribution system. 2. The total amount of the proposed additional assessment as to said property is $5,956.76. 3. The proposed assessment roll is on file for public inspection in the Office of the City Clerk. 4. Written or oral objections will be considered at the meeting, but the Council may consider any objections to the amount of the proposed additional assessment at an adjourned meeting upon such further notice to the affected property owners as it deems advisable. 5. An owner may appeal an assessment to District Court pursuant to Minnesota Statutes, Section 429.081 by serving notice of the appeal upon the Mayor or Clerk of the City of Worthington within thirty (30) days after the adoption of the assessment and filing such notice with the District Court within ten (10) days after service upon the Mayor or Clerk; however, no appeal may be taken as to the amount of any individual assessment unless a written objection signed by the affected property owner is filed with the City Clerk prior to the assessment hearing or presented to the presiding officer at the hearing. 6. The City of Worthington has not enacted an ordinance permitting a hardship assessment deferral for seniors, disabled, or military persons, as provided for in Minnesota Statutes, Section 435.193 to 435.195. Dated this the 12th day of September, 2022. Angela Thiner, Acting City Clerk, City of Worthington, Minnesota (Sept. 21, 2022) 102885
NOTICE OF HEARING ON PROPOSED ASSESSMENT To Whom It May Concern: NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN: 1. The City Council of the City of Worthington, Nobles County, Minnesota, will meet at 7:00 o’clock p.m. on the 12th day of October, 2022, in the Council Chambers of City Hall, 303 Ninth Street, Worthington, Minnesota, to pass upon the proposed assessment against the properties benefitted by the following described street by necessary grading and base, and by bituminous surfacing: Sterling Avenue from Sutherland Drive to its southerly terminus; 2. The properties to be assessed are those abutting said streets. 3. The total amount of the improvement is $65,749.83. The total amount of the proposed assessment as to all affected properties is $65,749.83. 4. The proposed assessment roll is on file for public inspection in the Office of the City Clerk. 5. Written or oral objections will be considered at the meeting, but the Council may consider any objections to the amount of the proposed assessment at an adjourned meeting upon such further notice to the affected property owners as it deems advisable. 6. An owner may appeal an assessment to District Court pursuant to Minnesota Statutes, Section 429.081 by serving notice of the appeal upon the Mayor or Clerk of the City of Worthington within thirty (30) days after the adoption of the assessment and filing such notice with the District Court within ten (10) days after service upon the Mayor or Clerk; however, no appeal may be taken as to the amount of any individual assessment unless a written objection signed by the affected property owner is filed with the City Clerk prior to the assessment hearing or presented to the presiding officer at the hearing. 7. The City of Worthington has not enacted an ordinance permitting a hardship assessment deferral for seniors, disabled, or military persons, as provided for in Minnesota Statutes, Section 435.193 to 435.195. Dated this the 12th day of September, 2022. Angela Thiner, Acting City Clerk, City of Worthington, Minnesota (Sept. 21, 2022) 102881
NOTICE OF HEARING ON PROPOSED ASSESSMENT To Whom It May Concern: NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN: 1. The City Council of the City of Worthington, Nobles County, Minnesota, will meet at 7:00 o’clock p.m. on the 12th day of October, 2022, in the Council Chambers of City Hall, 303 Ninth Street, Worthington, Minnesota, to pass upon the proposed assessment against the properties benefitted by the following described streets by regrading, base reconstruction, necessary curb and gutter reconstruction, and resurfacing: Birchwood Place - Miles Drive to south end Briarwood Drive - Oakwood Drive to Homewood Avenue Fairway Lane - Miles Drive to Oxford Street Green View Road - Miles Drive to Homewood Avenue Homewood Avenue - West line of Homewood Hills Eighth Addition to Viking Road Johnson Lane - Miles Drive to south end Maplewood Drive - Oakwood Drive to Pinewood Drive Miles Drive - Oakwood Drive to Diagonal Road Oakwood Drive - Oxford Street to Briarwood Drive Pinewood Drive - Maplewood Drive to north line of Homewood Hills Ninth Addition Rust Road - Miles Drive to Homewood Avenue Sally’s Alley - Maplewood Drive to Oxford Street Viking Road - Miles Drive to Diagonal Road 2. The properties to be assessed are those abutting said streets. 3. The total amount of the improvement is $3,371,151.12. The total amount of the proposed assessment as to all affected properties is $804,008.39. 4. The proposed assessment roll is on file for public inspection in the Office of the City Clerk. 5. Written or oral objections will be considered at the meeting, but the Council may consider any objections to the amount of the proposed assessment at an adjourned meeting upon such further notice to the affected property owners as it deems advisable. 6. An owner may appeal an assessment to District Court pursuant to Minnesota Statutes, Section 429.081 by serving notice of the appeal upon the Mayor or Clerk of the City of Worthington within thirty (30) days after the adoption of the assessment and filing such notice with the District Court within ten (10) days after service upon the Mayor or Clerk; however, no appeal may be taken as to the amount of any individual assessment unless a written objection signed by the affected property owner is filed with the City Clerk prior to the assessment hearing or presented to the presiding officer at the hearing. 7. The City of Worthington has not enacted an ordinance permitting a hardship assessment deferral for seniors, disabled, or military persons, as provided for in Minnesota Statutes, Section 435.193 to 435.195. Dated this the 12th day of September, 2022. Angela Thiner, Acting City Clerk, City of Worthington, Minnesota (Sept. 21, 2022) 102880
NOTICE OF HEARING ON PROPOSED ASSESSMENT To Whom It May Concern: NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN: 1. The City Council of the City of Worthington, Nobles County, Minnesota, will meet at 7:00 o’clock p.m. on the 12th day of October, 2022, in the Council Chambers of City Hall, 303 Ninth Street, Worthington, Minnesota, to pass upon the proposed assessment against the properties benefitted by the improvement of Cherrywood Addition together with that part of the Southeast Quarter of Section 28, Township 102 North, Range 40 West, lying east of South Crailsheim Road and south of Cherrywood Addition, all in the City of Worthington, Nobles County, Minnesota, or parts thereof, by extension of the municipal storm water collection and management system; 2. The properties to be assessed are those abutting said streets. 3. The total amount of the improvement is $217,424.98. The total amount of the proposed assessment as to all affected properties is $60,501.58. 4. The proposed assessment roll is on file for public inspection in the Office of the City Clerk. 5. Written or oral objections will be considered at the meeting, but the Council may consider any objections to the amount of the proposed assessment at an adjourned meeting upon such further notice to the affected property owners as it deems advisable. 6. An owner may appeal an assessment to District Court pursuant to Minnesota Statutes, Section 429.081 by serving notice of the appeal upon the Mayor or Clerk of the City of Worthington within thirty (30) days after the adoption of the assessment and filing such notice with the District Court within ten (10) days after service upon the Mayor or Clerk; however, no appeal may be taken as to the amount of any individual assessment unless a written objection signed by the affected property owner is filed with the City Clerk prior to the assessment hearing or presented to the presiding officer at the hearing. 7. The City of Worthington has not enacted an ordinance permitting a hardship assessment deferral for seniors, disabled, or military persons, as provided for in Minnesota Statutes, Section 435.193 to 435.195. Dated this the 12th day of September, 2022. Angela Thiner, Acting City Clerk, City of Worthington, Minnesota (Sept. 21, 2022) 102879
NOTICE OF HEARING ON PROPOSED ASSESSMENT To Whom It May Concern: NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN: 1. The City Council of the City of Worthington, Nobles County, Minnesota, will meet at 7:00 o’clock p.m. on Monday, the 12th day of October, 2022, in the Council Chambers of City Hall, 303 Ninth Street, Worthington, Minnesota, to pass upon the proposed assessment against the properties benefitted by the following described street by necessary grading and base, and by bituminous surfacing: Cherrywood Lane — the entire length; 2. The properties to be assessed are those abutting said streets. 3. The total amount of the improvement is $68,029.88. The total amount of the proposed assessment as to all affected properties is $68,029.88. 4. The proposed assessment roll is on file for public inspection in the Office of the City Clerk. 5. Written or oral objections will be considered at the meeting, but the Council may consider any objections to the amount of the proposed assessment at an adjourned meeting upon such further notice to the affected property owners as it deems advisable. 6. An owner may appeal an assessment to District Court pursuant to Minnesota Statutes, Section 429.081 by serving notice of the appeal upon the Mayor or Clerk of the City of Worthington within thirty (30) days after the adoption of the assessment and filing such notice with the District Court within ten (10) days after service upon the Mayor or Clerk; however, no appeal may be taken as to the amount of any individual assessment unless a written objection signed by the affected property owner is filed with the City Clerk prior to the assessment hearing or presented to the presiding officer at the hearing. 7. The City of Worthington has not enacted an ordinance permitting a hardship assessment deferral for seniors, disabled, or military persons, as provided for in Minnesota Statutes, Section 435.193 to 435.195. Dated this the 12th day of September, 2022. Angela Thiner, Acting City Clerk, City of Worthington, Minnesota (Sept. 21, 2022) 102876
NOTICE OF HEARING ON PROPOSED ASSESSMENT To Whom It May Concern: NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN: 1. The City Council of the City of Worthington, Nobles County, Minnesota, will meet at 7:00 o’clock p.m. on, October 12, 2022, in the Council Chambers of City Hall, 303 Ninth Street, Worthington, Minnesota, to pass upon the proposed assessment of the costs of the following described unpaid charges: •Removal of Ice and Snow •Removal of Noxious Weeds and Vegetation •Removal of Solid Waste 2. The total amount of the proposed assessment as to all affected properties is $6,420.38. 3. The proposed assessment roll is on file for public inspection in the Office of the City Clerk. 4. Written or oral objections will be considered at the meeting, but the Council may consider any objections to the amount of the proposed assessment at an adjourned meeting upon such further notice to the affected property owners as it deems advisable. 5. An owner may appeal an assessment to District Court pursuant to Minnesota Statutes, Section 429.081 by serving notice of the appeal upon the Mayor or Clerk of the City of Worthington within thirty (30) days after the adoption of the assessment and filing such notice with the District Court within ten (10) days after service upon the Mayor or Clerk; however, no appeal may be taken as to the amount of any individual assessment unless a written objection signed by the affected property owner is filed with the City Clerk prior to the assessment hearing or presented to the presiding officer at the hearing. 6. The City of Worthington has not enacted an ordinance permitting a hardship assessment deferral for seniors, disabled, or military persons, as provided for in Minnesota Statutes, Section 435.193 to 435.195. Dated this the 12th day of September, 2022. Angela Thiner, Acting City Clerk, City of Worthington, Minnesota. (Sept. 21, 2022) 102874
NOTICE PROPOSED ORDINANCE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, That the City Council of the City of Worthington, Minnesota is considering the adoption of an ordinance entitled “AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND TITLE XV APPENDIX A: TABLE 1: SCHEDULE OF DENSITY, AREA, AND BULK REGULATIONS OF THE CITY CODE OF WORTHINGTON, NOBLES COUNTY, MINNESOTA, The City Council of the City of Worthington, Do Ordain: New text is indicated by redline/underline and text being deleted is struck out: Section I. The Worthington City Code, Title XV, Appendix A: Table 1: Schedule of Density, Area, and Bulk Regulations shall be amended to read as the following: Maximum Floor-to-Area Ratio — — — 0.8 1 0.4 0.3 0.25 4 0.30J 0.30J 0.5 1 1.5 0.1 0.1 — Section II. The City Clerk is hereby directed to file a certified copy of this ordinance in the office of the Recorder in and for the County of Nobles, State of Minnesota. Section V. Which proposed ordinance was given its first reading at a Regular Meeting of the City Council held on Monday, September 12, 2022 Said proposed ordinance will again be considered by the City Council at a Regular Meeting to be held at 7:00 p.m., on Monday, September 26, 2022 in the City Hall Council Chambers, 303 Ninth Street of said City. Dated this September 21, 2022 Angela Thiner, Assistant City Clerk City of Worthington (Sept. 21, 2022) 102541
Public Notice: Weed Spraying at Nobles 2 Wind Farm Beginning Sept. 29 This is a notice that the Nobles 2 wind farm will be spraying for weeds beginning Sept. 29. Spraying will occur at the wind farm, which is located between 100 – 170 Streets North/South and McAll and Bulick Streets. All spraying is expected to be limited to areas directly around wind farm roads and structures. If you have any questions, please reach out to Tim Maertens, plant manager, at 312-497-6432. (Sept 14 & 21, 2022) 100979