LEGALS

10-17-2019

 


CITY OF COOK, MINNESOTA
ZUP'S SITE DEVELOPMENT /
ZUP'S FOUNDATION REINFORCEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
Sealed Bids for the construction of the Zup's Site Development / Zup's Foundation Reinforcement will be received by the City of Cook, at the office of the City Clerk, until 2:00 p.m. local time on October 28, 2019, at which time the Bids received will be publicly opened and read. The Project consists of building foundation excavation and backfill, building concrete foundations, miscellaneous site concrete, underground site electrical, and underground site gas piping.
Prospective Bidders may examine the Bidding Documents at the Issuing Office and may obtain copies of the Bidding Documents from the Issuing Office (Office of the Engineer): DBS Group, LLC, 2700 National Drive, Suite 101, Onalaska, WI 54650, Phone: 608-881-6007, www.dbsg.com.
Bidding Documents also may be examined at the office of the Owner, the Hibbing Builders Exchange and the Duluth Builders Exchange.
Printed copies of the Bidding Documents may be obtained from the Issuing Office upon payment of $30.00 for each set. No refund will be provided. Checks for Bidding Documents shall be payable to DBS Group, LLC.
Electronic copies of the Bidding Documents may be obtained from the Issuing Office by contacting Jason Stefferud, Preconstruction Manager, 608-881-6007 ext. 114, jstefferud@dbsg.com.
Bidders responding to this solicitation document shall submit to the Owner a signed statement under oath by an owner or officer verifying compliance with each of the minimum criteria in Minnesota Statutes, Section 16C.285, subdivision 3.
Bid security shall be furnished in accordance with the Instructions to Bidders, in an amount not less than 5% (five percent) of the Total Bid. The successful bidder will be required to provide a Performance Bond, Payment Bond and a Certificate of Insurance.
The Owner reserves the right to reject any or all bids, to waive irregularities and informalities and to award the contract in the best interest of the OWNER.
October 15, 2019
Theresa Martinson, Administrator
October 17 & 24, 2019 - 1


SUMMARY PROCEEDINGS OF THE
ST. LOUIS COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
October 1, 2019
Present: Commissioners Beth Olson, Paul McDonald, Keith Musolf, Mike Jugovich, Keith Nelson and Patrick Boyle, Chair ­ 6. Absent: Commissioner Frank Jewell - 1.
Resolution No. 19-566 Minutes for September 24, 2019. Moved by Commissioner Olson, supported by Commissioner Jugovich. Passed 6-0.
Resolution No. 19-567 Authorize submission of a grant application to the Minnesota Department of Human Services for the Minnesota State Targeted Opioid Treatment, Prevention & Recovery Services grant to develop community living infrastructure. Moved by Commissioner Olson, supported by Commissioner Jugovich. Passed 6-0.
Resolution No. 19-568 Authorize acceptance of funds from Minnesota Housing for the Minnesota Housing 2019 Capacity Building grant and to enter into contracts with community providers in the amount of $40,000 for the period January 1, 2020, through December 31, 2020. Moved by Commissioner Olson, supported by Commissioner Jugovich. Passed 6-0.
Resolution No. 19-569 Authorize Hearth Connections and the PHHS Department to accept funds and enter into contracts for the Department of Human Services Long-Term Homeless Supportive Services Fund grant in the amount of $1,708,926 for the period January 1, 2020, through December 31, 2021, with St. Louis County acting as grantee and fiscal agent for the project. Moved by Commissioner Olson, supported by Commissioner Jugovich. Passed 6-0.
Resolution No. 19-570 Authorize a three (3) year Regional Non-Emergency Medical Transportation Joint Powers Agreement for years 2020 through 2022, and authorize a lead agency contract with Medical Transportation Management, Inc., St. Louis, MO, for transportation logistics in an amount not to exceed $342,011 per year, with St. Louis County's share projected at $140,426.80 per year (prior to Federal Financial Participation). Moved by Commissioner Olson, supported by Commissioner Jugovich. Passed 6-0.
Resolution No. 19-571 Authorize an amendment to the previously executed force account agreement with the Minnesota Department of Transportation to purchase roadway lighting system materials for the intersection improvement project (J-Turn) located at US-53 and County State Aid Highway (CSAH) 7/County Road 885 (Industrial Road) in Grand Lake Township. Moved by Commissioner Olson, supported by Commissioner Jugovich. Passed 6-0.
Resolution No. 19-572 Bid awarded to George Bougalis and Sons Co., Hibbing, MN, in the amount of $506,238.30 for an ATV Trail Improvements project in Crane Lake Township for the Voyageur Country ATV Club. Moved by Commissioner Olson, supported by Commissioner Jugovich. Passed 6-0.
Resolution No.19-573 Authorize the Planning and Economic Development Interim Director to execute the 2019 U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) grant agreements to implement the 2019 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), Home Investment Partnerships (HOME), and Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) programs. Moved by Commissioner Olson, supported by Commissioner Jugovich. Passed 6-0.
Resolution No. 19-574 Abatement list for Board approval. Moved by Commissioner Olson, supported by Commissioner Jugovich. Passed 6-0.
Resolution No. 19-575 Reappoint John Schifsky of Duluth, MN, to the Arrowhead Library System Board of Directors for a three (3) year term beginning January 1, 2020, through December 31, 2022. Moved by Commissioner Olson, supported by Commissioner Jugovich. Passed 6-0.
Resolution No. 19-576 Authorize the Sheriff's Office to accept private contributions for funding St. Louis County Sheriff's Explorer Post #523 program and events, and create a reserve fund designated specifically for such funds. Moved by Commissioner Olson, supported by Commissioner Jugovich. Passed 6-0.
Resolution No. 19-577 Authorize application and acceptance of the 2019 Minnesota Off-Highway Vehicle Enforcement Grant in the amount of $67,778 and authorize a Memorandum of Moved by Commissioner Olson, supported by Commissioner Jugovich. Passed 6-0.
Resolution No. 19-578 Authorize the purchase of backup 911 VIPER software and equipment from CenturyLink Business for the amount of $117,480.72, the transfer of funds from Public Safety Innovation to Emergency Communications, and associated contracts. Moved by Commissioner Olson, supported by Commissioner Jugovich. Passed 6-0.
Resolution No. 19-579 Authorize acceptance of the 2020/2021 Natural Resources Block Grant from the MN Board of Soil and Water Resources in the amount of $245,974 and the amendments to the Planning and Community Development Department budget and the Environmental Services budget reflecting the inclusion of the grant funds. Moved by Commissioner Olson, supported by Commissioner Jugovich. Passed 6-0.
Resolution No. 19-580 Authorize the Land Commissioner to apply price reductions to a timber contract held by Sokoloski Logging, Inc., (C19170085) impacted by a wind storm by reducing the damaged portion of the contract volume by 90% and calculating a new weighted average price per species resulting in an appraised contract value of $8,917.43. Moved by Commissioner Olson, supported by Commissioner Jugovich. Passed 6-0.
Resolution No. 19-581 Approve the request for free conveyance of state tax forfeited land located in Section 3, Township 50 North, Range 15 West (City of Hermantown) to the Duluth Airport Authority for an airport flight approach at the Duluth International Airport, upon total payment of $572.65 (parcel code 395-0010-00465). Moved by Commissioner Olson, supported by Commissioner Jugovich. Passed 6-0.
Resolution No. 19-582 Cancellation of contract for purchase of state tax forfeited land with Karbon Solutions, LLC of Minneapolis, MN (parcel codes 435-0010-05892, 435-0010-05900), and authorize the County Auditor to sell or dispose of abandoned personal property remaining on the property after providing proper notice. Moved by Commissioner Olson, supported by Commissioner Jugovich. Passed 6-0.
Resolution No. 19-583 Grant final approval to Registered Land Survey No. 146 located in the SW 1/4 of NW 1/4, Section 30, Township 51 North, Range 15 West (Canosia Township). Moved by Commissioner Olson, supported by Commissioner Jugovich. Passed 6-0.
Resolution No. 19-584 Designate the new St. Louis County transportation building located on County Road No. 115 in the City of Cook as the "David M. Skelton Transportation Building". Moved by Commission McDonald, supported by Commissioner Nelson. Passed 5-1 (Commissioner Olson, nay).
Resolution No. 19-585 Designate County Bridge No. 347 over the Black Duck River located on County Road No. 180 in Camp Five Township as the "James 'Ding' Holter Memorial Bridge". Moved by Commissioner McDonald, supported by Commissioner Jugovich. Passed 5-1 (Commissioner Olson, nay).
Resolution No. 19-586 Elect the following individuals as members to the newly established Ash River Sanitary District Board of Directors: Heather Ebel and Mark Hraban for terms expiring January of 2021; Christopher Kucera and Debra Sanders for terms expiring January of 2022; and Steve Wieber for a term expiring January of 2023. Moved by Commissioner McDonald, supported by Commissioner Jugovich. Passed 6-0.
Resolution No.19-587 Designate the new St. Louis County Government Services Center ­ Virginia building as the "Elizabeth Prebich Building". Moved by Commissioner Nelson, supported by Commissioner Jugovich. Passed 5-1 (Commissioner Olson, nay.)
This is a summary of the official board proceedings. The full text is available in the Clerk of the County Board's Office located at 100 N. 5th Ave. West, #214, Duluth, Minnesota, 55802, by mail or electronic mail, and also at www.stlouiscountymn.gov.
October 17, 2019 - 1


STATE OF MINNESOTA
COUNTY OF ST. LOUIS
DISTRICT COURT
SIXTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT
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Court File No. 69VI-CV-19-610
Case Type: 14. Other Civil (Quiet Title)
SUMMONS
Nancy L. Shoemaker, formerly known as
Nancy L. Brett, Troy G. Brett,
Tracy M. Chapman, and Jamie L. Brett,
Plaintiffs,
vs.
Gayle J. Brett, surviving spouse of Jeffrey K. Brett,
deceased, the unknown heirs or devisees of Edward
T. Brett, Scott E. Brett, Jeffrey K. Brett, all deceased,
and all other persons or parties unknown claiming any right, title, estate, interest or lien in the property described in the Complaint herein,
Defendants.
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THIS SUMMONS IS DIRECTED TO THE ABOVE-NAMED DEFENDANTS:
1. YOU ARE BEING SUED. The Plaintiffs have started a lawsuit against you. The Plaintiffs' Complaint against you is on file in the Office of the Court Administrator of the above-named Court. Do not throw these papers away. They are official papers that affect your rights. You must respond to this lawsuit even though it may not yet be filed with the Court and there may be no Court File Number on this Summons.
2. YOU MUST REPLY WITHIN 20 DAYS TO PROTECT YOUR RIGHTS. You must give or mail to the person who signed this Summons a written response called an Answer within 20 days of the date on which you received this Summons. You must send a copy of your Answer to the person who signed this Summons located at: 219 S. River St., Ste. 202, P.O. Box 1089, Cook, MN 55723.
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 Plaintiffs 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 20 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 Plaintiffs 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 St. Louis County, State of Minnesota, legally described as follows:
The Southeast Quarter of the Northeast Quarter (SE 1/4 of NE 1/4), Section Five (5), Township Sixty-five (65) North of Range Seventeen (17), West of the Fourth Principal Meridian.
Except minerals and mineral rights.
The object of this action, among other things, is to determine the title and adverse claims to the lands herein described, and to adjudge and decree that Plaintiffs are the owners in fee of the real estate described herein and that Defendants herein have no right, title, estate, interest or lien in or upon said real estate.
Dated: September 30, 2019.
VERMILION LAW

 

 

By
Lara Whiteside - #251926
Attorney for Plaintiffs
219 S. River St., Ste. 202
P.O. Box 1089
Cook, MN 55723
218-666-5868
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