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Loretto advertisement for bids: street and utility work

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Sealed Bid Proposals will be received by the City of Loretto, 279 N. Medina Street, Suite 260, PO Box 207, Loretto, Minnesota 55357, until 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, May 4, 2021 at which time such bids will be publicly opened and read aloud. During the COVID-19 declared emergency all posted meetings are being held by electronic means. The information to access the bid opening meeting is as follows:
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Meeting ID:  876 7424 0617
Passcode:  936871
The work, in accordance with Drawings and Specifications prepared by Stantec Consulting Services, Inc. consists of the following major items of work:
5168 SQ YD               Geotextile Fabric
4594 CU YD               Common Excavation
1730 TON             Aggregate Base, Class 5
5170 TON         Select Granular Modified (5%)
880 TON                   Bituminous Pavement
2245 LIN FT                   Concrete Curb & Gutter
4425 SQ FT                 Concrete Driveway Pavement
1010 LIN FT                8” PVC Sewer Pipe – Sanitary Main
400 LIN FT                     4” PVC Sewer Pipe – Sanitary Service
1529 LIN FT                     6” PVC C-900 Watermain Pipe
130 LIN FT                      Pipe Jacking 20” Steel Casing
4 EACH             4’ Dia Sanitary Sewer Manhole
3 EACH                     Storm Drainage Structure
85 LIN FT                          RCP Sewer Class V
Together with selective demolition, traffic control, erosion controls, seeding, and other related appurtenances.
A pre-bid meeting is scheduled at the project site for 10:00 a.m. Thursday, April 22, 2021 in the Albert Street cul-de-sac. Attendance is not required.
Each bid proposal shall be accompanied by a “Bid Security” in the form of a certified check made payable to the “City of Loretto” (OWNER) in the amount not less than Project  five percent (5%) of the total bid, or a surety bond in the same amount, running to the OWNER, with the surety company thereon duly authorized to do business in the State of Minnesota. Such Bid Security to be a guarantee that the bidder will not, without the consent of the OWNER, withdraw their bid for a period of ninety (90) days after the opening of bids, and if awarded a contract, will enter into a contract with the OWNER; and the amount of the certified check will be retained or the bond enforced by the OWNER in case the bidder fails to do so. All bid securities except those of the three lowest bidders will be returned within five days after the opening of bids.
Eligible Bidders for this project must meet the Minimum Criteria as defined in the Section 00 45 49 Responsible Contractor Law in accordance with Minnesota Statutes § 16C.285, subdivision 3, and additional criteria required by the OWNER.
Bid Proposals shall be submitted on forms furnished for that purpose. Bids shall be submitted in sealed envelopes in accordance with the Instructions to Bidders. No bidder shall withdraw his bid, without the consent of the OWNER, for the period of days indicated above after the date for the opening thereof. The OWNER, however, reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to waive any minor irregularities, informalities or discrepancies. A work history detailing qualifications and past experience must be provided upon request.
The Project Manual is available on QuestCDN ( You may download the digital plan documents for $25. by inputting Quest Project #7633013 on the website’s project search page. Please contact QuestCDN at 952-233-1632 or for assistance in free membership registration, downloading, and working with this digital project information.
Direct inquiries to Kent Torve at (763) 479-4209 or [].
Kent Torve, City Engineer
City of Loretto/Stantec Consulting Services
Published in  the Delano Herald Journal, April 16, 23 and 30, 2021.

Franklin Twp. Board of Appeal and Equalization meeting

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, That the Local Board of Appeal and Equalization of the Township of Franklin located in Wright County, Minnesota, will meet at 4:00 PM on Wednesday, the 28th day of April, 2021 for the purpose of reviewing and determining whether property in the jurisdiction has been properly valued and classified by the assessor.
If you believe the value or classification of your property is incorrect, please contact your assessor’s office to discuss your concerns. If you disagree with the valuation or classification after discussing it with your assessor, you may appear before the local board of appeal and equalization. The board will review your assessments and may make corrections as needed.
No complaint that another person is assessed too low will be acted upon until the person so assessed, or his agent, shall have been notified of such complaint.
Stephanie Russek
Clerk/Treasurer of the Town of Franklin
Published in the Delano Herald Journal, April 16, 2021.

Delano Public Safety Commission Vacancies

Public Safety Commission Vacancies
If you would like to serve your community and work with the City of Delano on a commission, here is your chance! The city is currently seeking applicants to fill three vacancies on the Delano Public Safety Commission. Please visit our website at for more information and an application. For questions, please contact Paula Bauman, Administrative Services Coordinator, at Applications will be accepted until Friday, April 23.
Published in the Delano Herald Journal April 9 and 16, 2021.

Loretto public hearing: storm water pollution prevention

Official notice is hereby given, that the Loretto City Council will hold a public hearing on the Annual Storm Water Pollution Prevention Program (SWPPP) on Tuesday, May 11, 2021 at 7:30 p.m., or as soon as the matter may be heard. The purpose of the SWPPP Annual Meeting is to discuss the progress of implementing the program.
This public hearing will be conducted by telephonic means, as allowed by Minn. Statute 13D.021, subd. 1, for the reasons set forth in Mayoral Declaration 2020-01. The public can participate in the public hearing by the following Zoom link and/or dial in information (Zoom meeting links can also be found on the city’s website
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All persons wishing to be heard shall appear at this time. Written comments are also solicited. Information is available for review at City Hall.
Mary K. Schneider
City Clerk Treasurer
City of Loretto
Published in the Delano Herald Journal, April 9, 2021.

Advertisement for bids: Tiger Drive mini-roundabout

Wright County Highway Project
Close May 6, 2021
Buffalo, Minnesota 55313
Advertisement for Bids: Notice is hereby given that electronic bids will be accepted through the Wright County online bid system until 11:00 AM on Thursday, May 6, 2021, for the reconstruction project listed below:
Contract Number: 2106
Location: CSAH 30/Tiger Drive Mini-Roundabout (CP 086-030-201)
Type of Work:     Construction of a mini-roundabout at the intersection of CSAH 30 and Tiger Drive. Pedestrian crossings, storm sewer and lighting will be installed in addition to construction of the mini-roundabout.
Length: 0.25 miles
Approximate major items of work are:
• Remove Bituminous Pavement: 3,200 SY;
• Excavation Common/Subgrade: 3,000 CY;
• Select Granular Embankment (CV): 1,4000 CY;
• Aggregate Base Class 5 (CV): 880 CY;
• Concrete Pavement 7.0”: 320 SY;
• Type SP 12.5 Non Wearing Course Mix (4,B): 270 TON;
• Type SP 12.5 Wearing Course Mix (4,F): 540 TON;
• 12” – 24” RC Pipe Sewer Design 3006: 150 LF;
• Construct Drainage Structure Design 48” – 60” (4020): 40 LF;
• 4”/6” Concrete Walk: 4,000 SF;
• Concrete Curb and Gutter Design B424,R324,V6: 2,000 LF;
• Lighting Unit: 8 EA;
• Seeding: 0.50 AC;
All project plans, proposal, instruction for bidders, the bid form and all other requirements are available at You must log in with your ConneX account to download plans. If you do not have a ConneX account, you can sign up for a free account at Then sync your account with Wright County on the ConneX site.
The advertisement for this project may also be viewed at the MnDOT State Aid for Local Transportation eAdvert web site at
There is no cost to download the bid documents. However, there is a $25 fee to submit a bid electronically through bidvault at
Virgil Hawkins
County Engineer
Published in the Herald Journal April 9, 16, and 23, 2021.

Delano public hearing: annexation

City of Delano
Notice of Public Hearing
Notice is hereby given that the Delano City Council will hold a public hearing at 7:00pm or soon thereafter, on Tuesday, May 4, 2021, at Delano City Hall, located at 234 2nd Street North, for the purpose of considering a petition for annexation by ordinance at the request of the property owners according to State Statute, Section 414.033, Subd. 2(3). The proposed are to be annexed is 79.35-acre parcel abutting the city of Delano and is described as follows:
Legal Description:
The South Half of the Southwest Quarter of Section 13, Township 118, Range 25,
Wright County Minnesota
PID: 208-200-133300
This notice is being mailed via certified mail in compliance with Minn. Stat. 414.033, Subd. 2.b. requiring (30) days written notice to adjacent property owners Ervin A. Wachman Jr. and Michelle M. Wachman, petitioners; and Franklin Township.
Petitioner has waived all rights to notice of possible changes in electrical utility service costs required by Minn. Stat. 414.0325, Subd. 1a.
All interested parties are hereby notified and invited to submit oral or written comments at said public hearing.
Paula Bauman
Administrative Services Coordinator
City of Delano City Clerk
Published in the Delano Herald Journal,  April 2, 2021.