LEGALS

2-22-2018


NOTICE OF
MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE
NOTICE IS hereby given that default has occurred in the conditions of that certain mortgage dated June 24, 2010, given to secure an original principal amount of $72,075 executed by Angelica G. Walker, a Single Person, as mortgagor(s), to the United States of America, acting through the Rural Housing Service, formerly known as Farmers Home Administration, United States Department of Agriculture, Mortgagee, and duly recorded with the Office of the County Recorder of Saint Louis County, Minnesota on July 9, 2010, as Document Number 01139097.
No action or proceeding has been instituted at law or otherwise to recover the debt secured by said mortgage or any part thereof: all preforeclosure notice requirements have been complied with:
There is due and claimed to be due on the mortgage and the note secured thereby, including interest, taxes, and fees to the date of this notice, the sum of ONE HUNDRED EIGHT THOUSAND FOUR HUNDRED NINETY-THREE DOLLARS AND 91/100'S ($108,493.91). Pursuant to the power of sale therein contained, said mortgage will be foreclosed and the tract of land lying and being located in the County of Saint Louis, Minnesota, described as follows:
Legal Description:
LOTS FIVE (5), SIX (6) AND SEVEN (7), BLOCK THREE (3), GUSTAFSON'S LOTS, ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MINNESOTA
Property address: 422 South River Street, Cook, MN 55723
Parcel ID: 120-0034-00260
Will be sold by the Sheriff of St. Louis County at public auction on the 11th day of April, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. at the St. Louis County Sheriff's Department, 300 S 5 Ave, Virginia, to pay the debt then secured by said mortgage, taxes, if any on said premises, and the costs and disbursements allowed by law, subject to redemption within Six (6) months from said date of sale.
At the time of the commencement of said mortgage foreclosure proceedings said lands were not agricultural lands as defined by the Minnesota Omnibus Farm Act, Laws of 1986, Chapter 398.
The date on or before which the mortgagor must vacate the property if the mortgage is not reinstated or the property redeemed, the time is 11:59 pm. on October 11, 2018.
Dated: February 1, 2018
United States of America
By: Brad Finstad
State Director
Acting on behalf of The Rural Housing Service
[Successor in interest to the Farmers Home Administration]
State of Minnesota
U.S. Dept. of Agriculture
Dates Published: 2/22, 3/1, 3/8, 3/15, 3/22, 3/29


ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
Crane Lake Water and Sanitary District will receive bids for the WWTP Maintenance Building subject to terms and conditions contained in Bidding Documents prepared by SEH, dated February 16, 2018. Bids will be on lump sum basis for furnishing all labor and materials for the construction of the WWTP Maintenance Building.
Owner will receive, by mail or personal delivery, sealed bids from qualified bidders until 1:00 p.m., Tuesday, March 6, 2018, at the SEH office located at 615 9th Street North, Virginia, MN 55792, at which time bids will be opened and tabulated according to law.
Enclose bids in sealed envelope, addressed to Clerk, C/O SEH. Clearly mark envelope in lower right hand corner as follows:
BID ENCLOSED
PROJECT NAME: WWTP Maintenance Building
OWNER NAME: Crane Lake Water and Sanitary District
Digital image copies of the Bidding Documents are available at http://www.sehinc.com for a fee of $30. These documents may be downloaded by selecting this project from the PROJECT BID INFORMATION link and by entering eBidDocTM Number 5558560 on the SEARCH PROJECTS page. For assistance and free membership registration, contact QuestCDN at 952.233.1632 or info@questcdn.com.
Paper copies of the Bidding Documents may be obtained from Docunet Corp. located at 2435 Xenium Lane North, Plymouth, MN 55441 (763.475.9600) for a fee of $110.
The Bidding Documents may be viewed for no cost at http://www.sehinc.com by selecting the Project Bid Information link at the bottom of the page and the View Plans option from the menu at the top of the selected project page.
Bidders will be required to provide a bid bond or certified check in the amount of five percent (5%) of bid amount.
The successful Bidder will be required to provide Performance and Payment Bonds of 100 percent of bid amount.
Contractors may be requested to submit "Contractor's Qualification Statement."
A Contractor responding to these Bidding Documents must submit to the City/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.
This Work shall be subject to minimum wages and labor standards in accordance with State of Minnesota Prevailing Wages.
Owner reserves right to reject any or all bids and to waive any irregularities or informalities in bids or bidding.
Jo Ann Pohlman, Clerk
Crane Lake Water and Sanitary District
Crane Lake, Minnesota
Feb. 15 & 22 - 1


SUMMARY PROCEEDINGS OF THE
ST. LOUIS COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
February 6, 2018
Present: Commissioners Patrick Boyle, Beth Olson, Tom Rukavina, Pete Stauber, Mike Jugovich and Chair Keith Nelson ­ 6. Absent: Commissioner Frank Jewell ­ 1.
Resolution No. 18-57 Minutes for January 23, 2018. Moved by Commissioner Boyle, supported by Commissioner Olson. Passed 6-0.
Resolution No. 18-58 Host/lead county contract with Northwood Children's Home Society, Inc., d/b/a Northwood Children's Services for Residential Treatment for children and family services during the period January 1, 2018, through December 31, 2018. Moved by Commissioner Boyle, supported by Commissioner Olson. Passed 6-0.
Resolution No. 18-59 Contracts with the Bois Forte and Fond du Lac Reservations for Family-Based Counseling, Life Management Skills, Community Education and Prevention Services, and Foster Care Licensing and Placement for American Indian families and children during the period January 1, 2018, through December 31, 2018. Moved by Commissioner Boyle, supported by Commissioner Olson. Passed 6-0.
Resolution No. 18-60 Contract with Life House, Inc., through their programming and out-of-home placement services as Safe Harbor/Sol House and The Loft, for Children's Group Residential and Emergency services during the period January 1, 2018, through December 31, 2018. Moved by Commissioner Boyle, supported by Commissioner Olson. Passed 6-0.
Resolution No. 18-61 Contracts with Arrowhead Center, Inc., Duluth Bethel, and Range Mental Health Center for drug testing services during the period January 1, 2018, through December 31, 2018. Moved by Commissioner Boyle, supported by Commissioner Olson. Passed 6-0.
Resolution No. 18-62 Authorization to submit the 2018-2019 Minnesota Family Investment Program (MFIP) Biennial Service Agreement and plan to the Minnesota Department of Human Services to provide economic stability for low income families during the period January 1, 2018, through December 31, 2018, and to enter into related contracts with established community partners. Moved by Commissioner Boyle, supported by Commissioner Olson. Passed 6-0.
Resolution No. 18-63 Payment of up to $65,000 to the Duluth Entertainment Convention Center authorized for use of the facility for the 2018 St. Louis County Health & Human Services Conference. Moved by Commissioner Boyle, supported by Commissioner Olson. Passed 6-0.
Resolution No. 18-64 Cancellation of contract for purchase of state tax forfeited land (non-homestead) by Benny L. Wheeler of Hibbing, MN (parcel code 140-0130-01910). Moved by Commissioner Boyle, supported by Commissioner Olson. Passed 6-0.
Resolution No. 18-65 Classify certain parcels forfeited to the State of Minnesota on October 3, 2017, as 'conservation' and further, notification shall be transmitted to the clerks of the municipalities or towns in which the parcels are located. Moved by Commissioner Boyle, supported by Commissioner Olson. Passed 6-0.
Resolution No. 18-66 Classify certain parcels forfeited to the State of Minnesota on October 3, 2017, as 'non-conservation' and further, notification shall be transmitted to the clerks of the municipalities or towns in which the parcels are located. Moved by Commissioner Boyle, supported by Commissioner Olson. Passed 6-0.
Resolution No. 18-67 Special sale of state tax forfeited land described as Lots 23, 24, 25 and 26, Block 4, Gary First Division of Duluth, to the Duluth Housing and Redevelopment Authority (HRA) to be used for affordable housing, for the price of $16,240 plus fees, for a total cost of $16,871.79; and further, the County Auditor may offer for sale at public auction the described land if the HRA does not purchase the land by July 9, 2018. Moved by Commissioner Boyle, supported by Commissioner Olson. Passed 6-0.
Resolution No. 18-68 Approve the 2018 Aquatic Invasive Species Prevention Aid funding recommendations and authorize contracts for all approved projects. Moved by Commissioner Boyle, supported by Commissioner Olson. Passed 6-0.
Resolution No. 18-69 Appraisal report for an informal sale of timber, as submitted by the Land Commissioner. Moved by Commissioner Boyle, supported by Commissioner Olson. Passed 6-0.
Resolution No. 18-70 Purchase of two (2) John Deere agricultural tractors equipped with mowing and brushing equipment from Minnesota Equipment, Inc., of Rogers, MN, for the State of Minnesota contract price of $306,155.18. Moved by Commissioner Boyle, supported by Commissioner Olson. Passed 6-0.
Resolution No. 18-71 Purchase of one (1) Schwarze model RP006 road patcher from RCM Specialties, Inc., of Cottage Grove, MN, for the State of Minnesota contract price of $131,551.00. Moved by Commissioner Boyle, supported by Commissioner Olson. Passed 6-0.
Resolution No. 18-72 Cooperative agreement authorized with the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT Agreement No. 1029892) to complete intersection improvements at the intersection of Trunk Highway (TH) 194 and County State Aid Highway (CSAH) 4/Rice Lake Road in Duluth, with the County's portion identified as SAP 069-604-082, CP 0004-37566. Moved by Commissioner Boyle, supported by Commissioner Olson. Passed 6-0.
Resolution No. 18-73 Purchase of two (2) Skid Loaders with Forestry Packages from ZieglerCAT of Duluth, MN, at the State of Minnesota Contract price of $227,105.00. Moved by Commissioner Boyle, supported by Commissioner Olson. Passed 6-0.
Resolution No. 18-74 Bid awarded to KGM Contractors, Inc., of Angora, MN, in the amount of $1,082,862.15 for a combined culvert replacement project on various CSAHs and county roads in Biwabik and White Townships. Moved by Commissioner Boyle, supported by Commissioner Olson. Passed 6-0.
Resolution No. 18-75 Bid awarded to Northland Constructors of Duluth, Duluth, MN, in the amount of $1,377,664.63 for a widening and bituminous surfacing project on CSAH 32/Arrowhead Road in Duluth . Moved by Commissioner Boyle, supported by Commissioner Olson. Passed 6-0.
Resolution No. 18-76 Bid awarded to Northland Constructors of Duluth, Duluth, MN, in the amount of $155,914.38 for a bituminous surfacing project on County Road 290/Old North Shore Road in Duluth Township. Moved by Commissioner Boyle, supported by Commissioner Olson. Passed 6-0.
Resolution No. 18-77 Authorize the purchase of new 2018 fleet vehicles from various vendors in accordance with the specifications of Bid No. 5431with a total purchase price of $1,361,352.68 plus 6.5% motor vehicle sales tax of $57,486.23 on taxable vehicles, for a total cost of $1,418,838.91. Moved by Commissioner Boyle, supported by Commissioner Olson. Passed 6-0.
Resolution No. 18-78 Workers' compensation report dated January 19, 2018. Moved by Commissioner Boyle, supported by Commissioner Olson. Passed 6-0.
Resolution No. 18-79 Claims and accounts for December 2017. Moved by Commissioner Boyle, supported by Commissioner Olson. Passed 6-0.
Resolution No. 18-80 Appoint the following eligible voters as election judges during 2018 to process applications and ballots in the Duluth Courthouse for the Uniformed and Overseas Citizen Absentee Voting Act (UOCAVA) Ballot Board, effective through December 31, 2018: Judge/Staff ­ Lisa Sweet, 100 N. 5th Avenue West, #214, Duluth, MN, and Judge/Staff ­ Arielle Ruben, 100 N. 5th Avenue West, #214, Duluth, MN; and further, the County Auditor and/or Clerk of the County Board may make election judge appointments to fill vacancies should they occur. Moved by Commissioner Boyle, supported by Commissioner Olson. Passed 6-0.
Resolution No. 18-81 Approve "St. Louis County Mineral Royalties Scholarship" as the name of the newly established scholarship program for local high school graduates; approve the operating guidelines and authorize agreements with the scholarship foundations for Mesabi Range College, Hibbing Community College, Vermilion Community College and Lake Superior College; and further, approve disbursement of scholarship funds for the fall and winter semesters of the 2018-2019 school year at $37,500 for each of the four participating college foundations. Moved by Commissioner Boyle, supported by Commissioner Olson. Passed 6-0.
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 . Feb. 22 - 1


 


 


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