LEGALS

9-22-2016


NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE
THE RIGHT TO VERIFICATION OF THE DEBT AND IDENTIFICATION OF THE ORIGINAL CREDITOR WITHIN THE TIME PERIOD PROVIDED BY LAW IS NOT AFFECTED BY THIS ACTION.
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN: That default has occurred in the conditions of the Mortgage dated June 27, 2006 executed by Teresa Lynne Lanyk and Jon Gale Lanyk, as mortgagor, to Mortgage Electronics Registration Systems, Inc. ("MERS") as Nominee for Aegis Lending Corporation, as mortgagee, recorded in the office of the County Recorder of Saint Louis County, Minnesota, on October 9, 2006 as Document Number 01031950, which was subsequently assigned to Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., as Trustee for Carrington Mortgage Loan Trust, Series 2007-RFC1, Asset-Backed Pass-Through Certificates by an assignment of mortgage that was recorded on August 12, 2016 as Document Number 01290920 which mortgage conveyed and mortgaged the following described property situated in the county of Saint Louis and State of Minnesota, which property has a street address of 211 SW 5th St., Chisolm, MN 55719, and Tax Identification Numbers 020-0040-036-40 and 020-0040-3590: Lots 1 through 7, Block 15, Chisholm 2nd Addition, Saint Louis County, Minnesota.
That the original principal amount secured by said mortgage was $80,000.00; that there has been compliance with any condition precedent to acceleration of the debt secured by said mortgage and foreclosure of said mortgage required by said mortgage, any note secured thereby, or any statute; that no action or proceeding has been instituted at law to recover the debt remaining secured by said mortgage, or any part thereof, that there is claimed to be due upon said mortgage and is due thereon at the date of this notice, the sum of $91,791.09.
That by virtue of the power of sale contained in said mortgage, the said mortgage will be foreclosed by the sale of the above described premises with appurtenances, which said sale will be made by the Sheriff of Saint Louis County, Minnesota, on the 1st Floor of the Sheriff's Office, 100 N. 5th Ave. W., Duluth, MN 55802, on November 16, 2016 at 10:00 o'clock a.m., at public auction to the highest bidder, to pay the amount then due on said mortgage, together with the costs of foreclosure, including attorney's fees as allowed by law, in accordance with the provisions of said mortgage. The time allowed by law for redemption by the mortgagors, their personal representatives, or assigns is six (6) months from the date of said sale.
THE TIME ALLOWED BY LAW FOR REDEMPTION BY THE MORTGAGOR, THE MORTGAGOR'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 MORTGAGED PREMISES ARE IMPROVED WITH A RESIDENTIAL DWELLING OF LESS THAN FIVE UNITS, ARE NOT PROPERTY USED IN AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION, AND ARE ABANDONED.
If the mortgage is not reinstated under Minn. Stat. §580.30 or redeemed under Minn. Stat. §580.23, the mortgagor must vacate the property by 11:59 p.m. on May 16, 2017, unless the foreclosure is postponed pursuant to Minn. Stat. §580.07, or the redemption period is reduced to five (5) weeks under Minn. Stat. §582.032.
THIS IS AN ATTEMPT TO COLLECT A DEBT BY A DEBT COLLECTOR. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE.
Nicholas P. Edwards
Shelton, Harrison & Pinson, PLLC
Attorney for Carrington Mortgage Services, LLC
701 Highlander Blvd., Suite 270
Arlington, TX 76015
P 817.522.7550
F 817.375.2006
Sept. 15, 22, 29, Oct. 6, 13, 20 - 1


NOTICE OF VACANCY
COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT (CDBG)
CITIZEN ADVISORY COMMITTEE
The St. Louis County Board of Commissioners will make seven appointments, One (1) Small City representative, One (1) Northern Township representative, One (1) Southern Township representative, One (1) Hibbing representative, and Three (3) At-Large representatives, to the St. Louis County CDBG Citizen Advisory Committee with terms expiring April 30, 2019. The CDBG program provides funds for community facilities, public infrastructure, economic development, housing activities, and public service activities.
The CDBG Advisory Committee holds one public hearing and three public meetings to review applications and provide funding recommendations. Meetings are typically held in January between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. CDBG Citizen Advisory Committee members are paid $50 per diem and mileage at the current county rate.
Persons interested in being considered for this appointment should submit an application no later than November 15, 2016 to: Phil Chapman, Clerk of County Board, 100 North 5th Avenue West, Room 214, Courthouse, Duluth, MN, 55802, fax: 218-725-5060, or e-mail chapmanp@stlouiscountymn.gov.
For an application, go to www.stlouiscountymn.gov click on Government, click on Board of Commissioners, click on the Apply for Citizen Advisory Committee link (located on the right). Applications are also available in the County Auditor's Office in the Duluth Courthouse and in the Northland Office Building in Virginia or by emailing chapmanp@stlouiscountymn.gov. You may also request an application by calling 218-726-2385.
DONALD DICKLICH, COUNTY AUDITOR
BY: Phil Chapman, Clerk of the County Board
Sept. 22 - 1


SUMMARY PROCEEDINGS OF THE
ST. LOUIS COUNTY
BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
September 6, 2016
Present: Commissioners Frank Jewell, Patrick Boyle, Chris Dahlberg, Tom Rukavina, Pete Stauber, Keith Nelson and Chair Steve Raukar ­ 7. Absent: None.
Resolution No. 16-539 Minutes for August 9, 2016. Moved by Commissioner Boyle, supported by Commissioner Nelson. Passed 7-0.
Resolution No. 16-540 Appraisal report for an informal sale of timber. Moved by Commissioner Boyle, supported by Commissioner Nelson. Passed 7-0.
Resolution No. 16-541 Application to sell/serve intoxicating liquor outside the designated serving area of the county liquor license by Wieber & Associates, Inc., d/b/a Ash Trail Lodge, Unorganized Township 68-19, for the dates September 30, 2016 through October 2, 2016. Moved by Commissioner Boyle, supported by Commissioner Nelson. Passed 7-0.
Resolution No. 16-542 Claims and accounts for June 2016. Moved by Commissioner Boyle, supported by Commissioner Nelson. Passed 7-0.
Resolution No. 16-543 Claims and accounts for July 2016. Moved by Commissioner Boyle, supported by Commissioner Nelson. Passed 7-0.
Resolution No. 16-544 Workers' compensation report dated August 5, 2016. Moved by Commissioner Boyle, supported by Commissioner Nelson. Passed 7-0.
Resolution No. 16-545 Workers' compensation report dated August 9, 2016. Moved by Commissioner Boyle, supported by Commissioner Nelson. Passed 7-0.
Resolution No. 16-546 Additional 2.0 FTE Deputy Sheriff positions authorized to backfill Deputies assigned to Independent School District 2142 as School Resource Officers, with a report card of activities be provided to the Board at the conclusion of the 2016-2017 school year. Moved by Commissioner Nelson, Supported by Commissioner Stauber. Passed 4-3 (Yeas - Commissioners Jewell, Boyle, Stauber and Nelson; Nays ­ Commissioners Dahlberg, Rukavina and Raukar.)
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 .
Sept. 22 - 1


ORR CITY COUNCIL
MINUTES OF PUBLIC HEARING
AND REGULAR MEETING
August 8, 2016
The Public Hearing and regularly scheduled meeting of the Orr City Council was held Monday, August 8, 2016, at the Orr City Hall.
Mayor Joel Astleford called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m. Roll call was taken and the Pledge of Allegiance was recited. There were no additions or deletions to the agenda.
Present: Mayor: Joel Astleford
Councilor: Bruce Black
Councilor: Ericka Cote
Councilor: Tom Kennebeck
Councilor: Lloyd Scott
Motion by Bruce Black, second by Lloyd Scott, to approve the Consent Agenda consisting of Minutes of Regular Meeting of July 11, 2016, and expenditures in the amount of $55,088.39. All in favor. MOTION CARRIED.
The purpose of the Public Hearing was to obtain public input and comment on Ordinance No. 2016-01 for the City of Orr to Opt Out of the Requirements of Minnesota Statutes, Section 462.3593 (Temporary Family Health Care Dwellings). After discussion and evaluation of the merits of MSA 462.3593, motion by Lloyd Scott, second by Tom Kennebeck, to approve Ordinance No. 2016-01, to Opt Out of MSA 462.3593. The ordinance will become effective upon publication. All in favor. MOTION CARRIED.
Airport Manager Timothy Lilya, Joel Astleford and Tom Kennebeck met with airport engineers, S.E.H., at the airport prior to the council meeting to discuss warranty work to be done by Anderson Brothers for the crack sealing project. S.E.H. will send a written notice to Anderson Brothers that the situation will be closely monitored and documented. The project will be revisited in May, 2017, to assess any necessary warranty work.
Mayor Astleford informed the council the 2015 City Audit conducted by Sterle and Co., went well. It was noted all departments stayed within their budgets. The City is in better financial condition this year as it now maintains funds to cover 5 12 months of operating expenses, compared to 1 12 months in 2014. Motion by Lloyd Scott, second by Tom Kennebeck, to approve the 2015 audit. All in favor. MOTION CARRIED.
Three propane bids were received for the 2016-17 heating season: Ferrellgas - $0.773 per gallon; Rainy Lake Oil ­ $0.798 per gallon; and Lakes Gas Co. - $0.805 per gallon. Motion by Ericka Cote, second by Bruce Black, to accept the low bid from Ferrellgas. All in favor. MOTION CARRIED.
Motion by Bruce Black, second by Ericka Cote, to transfer restricted levy dollars for the ambulance in the amount of $54,892.50 from the general checking account to the savings account at American Bank in the amount of $54,892.50. All in favor. MOTION CARRIED.
The council discussed the ATM machine at the Liquor Store. It was purchased in 2001, and is getting obsolete. In order to be compliant with EMV chips and other industry standards, it will be necessary to install upgrades. The required upgrades could cost between $1,000 and $1,500. Two quotes have been obtained for upgrades and to purchase a new machine: One from CardTronics and the other from Safe Harbor Payment Systems. The council deferred handling of this matter to the Liquor Store Committee to weigh the available options and make a decision.
Motion by Bruce Black, second by Ericka Cote, to approve American Legion Post 480 request for gambling permit for the "52 Club" on October 22, 2016. All in favor. MOTION CARRIED.
Fire Chief Dallas Johnson received three quotes to trade the Kawaski Mule for a Polaris Ranger. The funds received from the sale of obsolete equipment will be used for the purchase. Motion by Ericka Cote, second by Lloyd Scott, to accept the low bid from Five Seasons. All in favor. MOTION CARRIED.
Agenda Item J was tabled as Ambulance Director Diana Klakoski was unable to be present for the meeting.
REPORTS FROM DEPARTMENT HEADS:
Liquor Store: Manager Charles "Chet" Nieman reported the fryer has been very popular. Food sales from July 1-13 were $900; after the fryer was working, sales from July 14-30 were $3,800. He has hired a new bartender. Sales are up $4,000 from last year. Mayor Astleford complemented Chet on a job well done and said the auditors were pleased with his profit margins and inventory control.
Water and Sewer/Parks: Maintenance Supervisor Paul Koch reported Maguire Iron will be painting the water tower this week. They will be spreading bio-solids from the wastewater plant. Everything has been going good. They have been researching new lawnmowers. The current mowers are about 20 years old and need replacing. There are funds available in the lodging tax account which can be transferred to the Parks and Recreation account.
Airport: Airport Manager Timothy Lilya reported an inventory of 1,391 gallons of 100LL and 1,433 gallons of Jet A. There has been an increase in charter planes using the airport this year Fuel sales continue to show an increase from the previous year.
Fire Department: Fire Chief Dallas Johnson reported the intake valve on the new pumper had to be replaced. He requested permission to look at purchasing a trailer for the new Polaris Ranger. Mayor Astleford requested he obtain three quotes to present to the council for consideration. City maintenance has indicated they would like to use the old trailer.
Community Library: Tom Kennebeck read a report from Sherrie Lammi. The Crafts for Kids have been well attended this summer. She will be closing the library after Labor Day due to personal commitments.
Tourist Information Center: Cheri Carter reported tourist traffic has been steady. Many comments have been received on how well maintained the grounds and building are.
Ambulance: No report.
Comments from Visitors: None
Comments from Mayor/Council: Tom Kennebeck said the trees on the parcel of land the city owns between the cemetery and his property are deteriorating and starting to lean. Paul and Tim will meet with Tom to see which trees need to be taken down.
Motion by Bruce Black, second by Ericka Cote, to adjourn. All in favor. MOTION CARRIED.
Meeting adjourned at 7:30 p.m.
Respectfully submitted,
Joel R. Astleford Cheri J. Carter
Mayor Clerk/Treasurer
Sept. 22 - 1


Proceedings of St. Louis County Schools, ISD 2142
MEMBERS PRESENT: Chet Larson, Dan Manick, Gary Rantala, Lynette Zupetz, Troy Swanson
MEMBERS ABSENT: Bob Larson, Nancy Glowaski
ALSO PRESENT: Steve Sallee, Kim Johnson, Jeanne Sopp
A Regular Meeting of the School Board of ISD 2142, St. Louis County Schools, was held at the District Office on Monday, August 29, 2016, beginning at 5:00 p.m. with the Pledge of Allegiance.
Approved Agenda.
Superintendent's Report presented by Steve Sallee. 1) MSBA Statewide Advocacy Tour Sep 22 in Cloquet. If interested in attending, let Jeanne know. 2) Attended MREA area meeting last week with Chet, Gary, Lynette, and Bob. Lots of conversation about funding. MREA will support our continued push at the state legislature for the transportation bill. 3) Meeting with Karen Harrison from DNR tomorrow regarding Orr School Forest, no longer being used in our schools.
Business Manager Kim Johnson presented the June Treasurer's Report.
Approved Consent Agenda items: 1) Minutes August 15, 2016 Regular School Board Meeting. 2) Bill List Aug 9-19, 2016. 3) Amended Joint Powers Agreement ­ NLC.
Approved policies as follows:
700 Series ­ 701, 701.1, 702, 703, 707, 709, 711
800 Series ­ 802, 806
900 Series ­ 902, 903, 904, 906
Approved Memorandum of Agreement between ISD 696 (Ely Public Schools) and ISD 2142. The MOA is effective July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017 and addresses sharing the teaching services of Christopher Yarger for the 2016-2017 school year. Mr. Yarger will teach German at NE Range School.
Approved the purchase and trade-in of vehicles:
Vendor: United Truck Body Co., Inc.
Purchase
1 ­ 2017 Blue Bird Propane 71-passenger bus 91,636.00
Trade-In
2007 Dodge Caravan #76 750.00
2007 Dodge Caravan #85 750.00
2003 International Bus #124 1,000.00
2001 International Bus #3 2,200.00
Trade-in of this bus was approved on 3-14-2016
Total Trade-Ins 4,700.00
Transfer & Doc Admin Fees 100.00
Sales Tax 5,650.84
TOTAL $92,686.84
Added a 1.0 FTE teaching position at Cherry School to accommodate increasing Kindergarten from two sections to three sections based upon enrollment.
Accepted the retirement of Virginia Davidson, Bus Driver at NE Range School, effective August 12, 2016.
Accepted the resignation of Sara Joyal, Science Teacher at South Ridge School, effective August 12, 2016.
Accepted support staff resignations: Effective
Connie Harju, Van Driver NW School September 5, 2016
Ruth Leoni, Paraprofessional NE Range School August 12, 2016
Ronda King, Paraprofessional NE Range School August 19, 2016
Jessica Kudis, ITV Teaching Asst Cherry School August 15, 2016
Recalled teachers from ULA as follows, to the extent noted, effective August 31, 2016 for the 2016-2017 school year:
Amy Nelson Title I North Woods 0.53 FTE
Mary Larson Title I Tower-Soudan 0.2 FTE
Mary Larson ECFE ­ LR Tower-Soudan 0.3 FTE
Hired probationary teachers as follows, effective August 31, 2016 for the 2016-2017 school year:
Matthew Barret 1.0 FTE Secondary SpEd NE Range Step P / Lane BA
Subject to securing proper licensure and passing background check
Kyle Chisholm 0.4 FTE Social Studies South Ridge Step E / Lane BA
Subject to passing background check
Blake Johnson 0.6 FTE Science South Ridge Step M / Lane MAEQ
Subject to VOE, receipt of original transcripts, and passing background check
Genevieve Wiitanen 0.8 FTE Music North Woods Established Step/Lane
Subject to securing a variance
Tanya Belden 0.5 FTE ECFE South Ridge Step E / Lane MAEQ
Subject to receipt of original transcripts and passing background check, securing proper licensure
and variance
Nathaniel LeBeque 0.5 FTE Title I North Woods Established Step/Lane
Hired support staff as follows: Effective
Connie Harju Bus Driver, am & pm routes North Woods September 6, 2016
Angelia Baasi Secretary, 40 hours/week District Office September 6, 2016
Subject to passing background check
Hired coaching staff for the 2016-2017 school year as follows:
Taylor Feth Asst. Volleyball ­ 12 stipend Cherry School
Will Kleppe Asst. Football North Woods School
Melissa Schroeter Asst. Volleyball NE Range School
Meeting adjourned 5:20 p.m. September 15 - 1


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