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Delano public hearing: construction requirements

CITY OF DELANO
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
Notice is hereby given that the Delano Planning Commission will hold a public hearing at 7:00 p.m. or as soon thereafter on Monday July 13, 2022 at the Delano City Hall, located at 234 2nd Street North, for the purpose of amending Sections 51.03 Subd. C.3.a and 51.03 Subd. C.3.b requiring storm protection for slab on grade construction of single family, two family and townhome dwelling units.
Notice is further given that any written or oral comments from citizens regarding the proposed zoning ordinance amendments will be heard at the public hearing. All interested persons are invited to attend the meeting and will be afforded the opportunity to speak on the applications during the public hearing.
Paula Bauman
Delano City Clerk
Published in the Delano Herald Journal, July 1, 2022.

Water, Light, and Power Commission vacancy

NOTICE
The City of Delano has an immediate vacancy on the Water, Light, and Power Commission. This vacancy is to fill an open seat on the Commission that will expire on February 28, 2023. If you would like to serve your community and work with the City of Delano on the Water, Light, and Power Commission, please visit our website at www.delano.mn.us for more information and an application. For questions, please contact Paula Bauman by email pbauman@delano.mn.us or by phone 763-972-4420. Applications will be accepted until Wednesday, July 13, 2022, at 5pm, with appointments made at the July 19 City Council meeting.
Published in the Delano Herald Journal, July 1, 2022.

Delano City Council minutes 6/7/22

AGENDA CITY OF DELANO
City Council/Economic Development Authority
Tuesday, June 7, 2022 7:00 PM
1. Call to Order
Mayor Graunke called the regular meeting of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority of Tuesday, June 7, 2022, to order at 7:00 pm.
2. Roll Call and Approval of Agenda
Members Present: Dale Graunke, Mayor; Councilmembers Betsy Moran, Holly Schrupp, Jon Sutherland, Jason Franzen.
Also Present: Phil Kern, City Administrator; Brian Bloch, Finance Director; Shawn Louwagie, City Engineer; Paula Bauman, Administrative Services Coordinator; Alisha Ely, Administrative Specialist; Bryce Borland, Administrative Intern; Monte Mills, Attorney for LMCT; Emily McAdams, Attorney for LMCT.
Phil Kern requested to add the following items:
8C2: Resolution and Ordinance prohibiting the application and/or issuance of Billboard Signs
11A: Review of Code Section 303.01
3. Speakers, Presentations and Awards
A. Recognize participants of the City of Delano’s Citizens Academy
5. Minutes
A. May 17, 2022 – Regular Meeting
Motion by Jason Franzen, seconded by Jon Sutherland to approve May 17, 2022, Regular Meeting Minutes; motion carried.
6. Consent Items
A. Approve miscellaneous annual licenses for businesses within the City of Delano
B. Authorize temporary street closure and outdoor live music for Brickside Grille and Tap Customer Appreciation Street Dance on Saturday, June 25, 2022
C. Approve bid received in the amount of $11,107 for office remodel for a second conference room at City Hall
D. Authorize five outdoor music dates for Lupine Brewing Company
E. Authorize six outdoor music dates for Reider Homestead Concerts
F. Authorize a temporary on-sale liquor license and gambling permit for St. Maximillian Kolbe Church
G. Adopt resolution ordering an EAW for the proposed Capstone Homes development
H. Approve the event license for Delano Honor the Blue event scheduled on August 1, 2022
Motion by Holly Schrupp seconded by Betsy Moran to approve consent items C, E, F, G, and H; motion carried.
Motion Jason Franzen seconded by Betsy Moran to approve consent items A, B, and D; motion carried.
8. General Business
C. Planning and Development
1. Authorize staff to seek proposals for design services on the proposed Ice Park project
Motion by Betsy Moran seconded by Jon Sutherland to authorize staff to seek proposals for design services on the proposed Ice Park project; motion carried.
2. Resolution and Ordinance prohibiting the application and/or issuance of Billboard Signs
Motion by Holly Schrupp, seconded by Betsy Moran to adopt a resolution prohibiting the application and/or issuance of Billboard Signs; motion carried 5-0 by roll call vote.
Motion by Betsy Moran, seconded by Holly Schrupp to adopt an ordinance prohibiting the application and/or issuance of Billboard Signs; motion carried 5-0.
D. Public Safety
1. Consider an increase in policing contract hours Attachment: Contract | Presentation
Motion by Holly Schrupp, seconded by Jason Franzen to increase in policing contract hours; motion carried 4-1.
9. Updates from Commission Liaisons
B. Park and Recreation Commission
F. Water, Light and Power Commission
10. Claims
A. City Claims (May 18, 2022 – June 7, 2022)
Motion by Holly Schrupp, seconded by Betsy Moran to approve City Claims from May 18, 2022 – June 7, 2022; motion carried.
11. Close/Executive Session
A. Review pending litigation and discuss code Section 303.01 Subd. 2 Subsection H with attorney/client privilege
Motion by Holly Schrupp, seconded by Jason Franzen to enter into a closed session to review pending litigation and discuss code Section 303.01 Subd. 2 Subsection H with attorney/client privilege; motion carried.
Motion by Holly Schrupp, seconded by Betsy Moran to exit closed session to review pending litigation and discuss code Section 303.01 Subd. 2 Subsection H with attorney/client privilege; motion carried.
Motion by Holly Schrupp, seconded by Betsy Moran to adopt resolution staying enforcement of City Code Chapter 3, Section 303.01, Subdivision 2, Subsection H; motion carried 5-0.
12. Adjournment
There being no further business to discuss the special City Council meeting of Tuesday, June 7, 2022, was adjourned at 8:35 pm.
/s/Dale Graunke, Mayor
/s/Paula Bauman, Administrative Services Coordinator
Attest: Alisha Ely, Administrative Specialist
Published in the Delano Herald Journal, July 1, 2022.

Delano City Council minutes 5/31/22

Summary – City of Delano
City Council/Economic Development Authority
Tuesday, May 31, 2022 7:00 PM
1. Call to Order
Mayor Graunke called the special meeting of the Delano City Council/Economic Development Authority of Tuesday, May 31, 2022, to order at 7:00 pm.
2. Roll Call and Approval of Agenda
Members Present: Dale Graunke, Mayor; Councilmembers Betsy Moran, Holly Schrupp, Jon Sutherland, Jason Franzen.
Also Present: Phil Kern, City Administrator; Brian Bloch, Finance Director; Shawn Louwagie, City Engineer; Paula Bauman, Administrative Services Coordinator; Alisha Ely, Administrative Specialist; Bryce Borland, Administrative Intern.
3. Special Order of Business
A. Discuss Legacy Woods utilities
Shawn Louwagie discussed the sanitary sewer system within the Legacy Woods development.
B. Discuss County Line Road Development Proposal
Phil Kern discussed back in late April, a developer contacted the City, and a commercial retail building would like to go in the near Independence and Delano, noting the developer would need Delano utilities for this project to move forward. Kern stated that to do this project, the City would more than likely have to annex the property into the City limits.
C. Discuss Utility Rates
Phil Kern discussed utility rates, the City currently manages three enterprise funds.
D. Discuss Organizational Plan
Phil Kern discussed the Staffing Organizational Plan that has been discussed with the Department Head group. The purpose is to create a structure that is easily adaptable and provides a roadmap for organizational goals.
E. Discuss the Rebranding RFP for the City of Delano
Paula Bauman discussed the rebranding RFP for the City of Delano. The City has had the current Logo since the early 2000s and has never gone through an official branding process.
F. Discuss City Administrator Employee Contract
Dale Graunke spoke regarding the current City Administrator contract.
Motion by Betsy Moran, seconded by Dale Graunke to increase the step salary to Step 1: $59.39 to Step 9: $69.59 for the City Administrator Contract; motion carried 3-1-1.
Motion by Betsy Moran, seconded by Holly Schrupp to have the City Administrator salary increase go into effect June 5, 2022; motion carried, 4-0.
4. Adjournment
There being no further business to discuss the special City Council meeting of Tuesday, May 31, 2022, was adjourned at 9:30 pm.
/s/Dale Graunke, Mayor
/s/Paula Bauman, Administrative Services Coordinator
Attest: Alisha Ely, Administrative Specialist
Published in the Delano Herald Journal, July 1, 2022.

Voltin probate

State of Minnesota
Wright County
District Court
Tenth Judicial District
Court File Number: 86-PR-22-2828
In re the Estate of DARLENE CATHERINE VOLTIN, Deceased
Notice of Informal Probate of Will and Appointment of Personal Representative and Notice to Creditors
TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS AND CREDITORS:
Notice is hereby given that an application for informal probate of the above-named Decedent’s
Last Will dated April 22, 2022
has been filed with the Probate Registrar, and the application has been granted.
Notice is also given that the Probate Registrar has informally appointed the following:
Name:
Vicky T Rajewsky
Address:
809 ELM AVE E
DELANO MN 55328
As personal representative of the Estate of the Decedent. Any heir, devisee or other interested person may be entitled to appointment as personal representative, or may be objective to the appointment of the personal representative. Unless objections are filed pursuant to Minn. Stat. § 524.3-607, and the court otherwise orders, the personal representative has full power to administer the Estate, including, after 30 days from the date of issuance of letters, the power to sell, encumber, lease, or distribute real estate.
Any objections to the probate of the Will, or to the appointment of the personal representative, must be filed with this court, and will be heard by the court after the filing of an appropriate petition and proper notice of hearing.
Notice is also given that, subject to Minn. Stat. § 524.3-801, all creditor having claims against the Estate are required to present the claims to the personal representative or to the Court Administrator within four (4) months after the date of this Notice, or the claims will be barred.
/s/ Pamela Kreier, Probate Registrar
Date: June 16, 2022
/s/ Monica Tschumper, Court Administrator
Date: June 16, 2022
Published in the Delano Herald Journal, July 1 and 8, 2022.

Delano public hearing: development application

CITY OF DELANO
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
Notice is hereby given that the Delano Planning Commission will hold a public hearing at 7:00 p.m. or as soon thereafter on Monday, July 11, 2022, at the Delano City Hall, located at 234 2nd Street North, for the purpose of considering development applications from Backes Development LLC. for a single-family lot preliminary plat entitled Parkview Hills North and a zoning map amendment changing the zoning on the land described below from R-A Rural / Agricultural Sin District to R-3 Single Family Residential district in Delano Minnesota.
This public hearing is continued from the May 9 and June 13 Planning Commission meetings.
Legal Description:
PIDs: 208-200-141-406
208-200-132-301
Notice is further given that any written or oral comments from citizens regarding the proposed Preliminary plat and zoning map amendments will be heard at the public hearing. All interested persons are invited to attend the meeting and will be afforded the opportunity to speak on the applications during the public hearing.
/s/Paula Bauman
Delano City Clerk
pbauman@delano.mn.us
763-972-4420
Published in the Delano Herald Journal, June 24, 2022.