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Loretto voting accuracy test

City of Loretto
Notice of Public Accuracy Test
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a public accuracy test to demonstrate the accuracy of the computer programs and voting systems to be used at the State Primary Election on August 9th, 2022 will be conducted at the Loretto City Hall Council Chambers, 279 N. Medina St. at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, July 26, 2022. This public accuracy test is open to the general public.
/s/Mary K. Schneider
City Clerk Treasurer
Published in the Delano Herald Journal, July 22, 2022.

Delano School Board minutes 7/7/22

MINUTES
Special Meeting of the Board of Education
Independent School District 879, Delano Public Schools
A special meeting of the Board of Education of Independent School District 879, Delano, Minnesota, was held on Thursday, July 7, 2022, in the Delano High School Tiger Den. The meeting was called to order by the chair at 5:32 p.m. with the following members in attendance: Roeser, Seguin, Johnson, Depa, Black, Gierke and Rosenow. Absent: None.
APPROVAL OF MEETING AGENDA (approved unanimously, 7-0)
NEW BUSINESS
The board discussed extended activities trips for girls swimming, boys soccer, boys hockey, girls hockey, wrestling and softball. The board also discussed the 2022 operating levy referendum.
The meeting was adjourned at approximately 7:44 p.m. The preceding is a summary of the unofficial minutes. The full text of the unofficial minutes is on file in the District Office, 700 Elm Avenue East, Delano, Minnesota and is also available on the school district’s website, www.delano.k12.mn.us. The next regular meeting of the Board of Education was scheduled for Monday, July 25, 2022, at Delano City Hall.
/s/Jennie Rosenow, Board of Education Clerk
Published in the Delano Herald Journal, July 22, 2022.

Notice of primary election

City of Delano, Minnesota
Notice of Primary Election
To the electors of the City of Delano in the County of Wright, State of Minnesota
Notice is hereby given to City of Delano residents that the State Primary Election will be held in the City of Delano precinct located at Delano City Hall, 234 2nd Street North, on Tuesday, August 9, 2022, at which polls will be open from seven o’clock a.m. (7am) to eight o’clock p.m. (8pm) for the purpose of voting for the following State offices: Governor and Lieutenant Governor, Secretary of State and Attorney General
/s/Paula Bauman, Delano City Clerk
Published in the Delano Herald Journal, July 15, 2022.

Franklin Twp. electronic voting test

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP
NOTICE OF ELECTRONIC VOTING SYSTEM
PUBLIC ACCURACY TEST
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on July 26, 2022 at 4:00 P.M. the Electronic Voting
System Public Accuracy Test will be conducted at the Franklin Township Hall, 8735 County
Road 16 SE, Delano, MN. This test is to ensure the integrity of the 2022 Primary Election that will be held Tuesday, August 9, 2022. The public is invited to attend.
/s/Stephanie Russek
Clerk/Treasurer
Published in the Delano Herald Journal, July 15, 2022.

Filing notices: City of Delano, Delano School Board, City of Loretto

City of Delano, Minnesota
Notice of Filing for the November Election
Notice is hereby given to those persons who wish to file for the office of City Council to be voted on in the City Election on November 8, 2022, should file with the Office of City Clerk such intentions and pay the regular filing fee of $2.00
The first day of filing is Tuesday, August 2, 2022, opening time is 7:30am with the last day of filing is Tuesday, August 16, 2022, closing time is 5:00pm
The following will be voted on:
• Mayor (4-year term)
• Two (2) City Councilmember (4-year terms)
Those elected on November 8, 2022, will begin their duties on the first business day of 2023 and continue through the last business day of December 2026.
/s/Paula Bauman, Delano City Clerk
Published in the Delano Herald Journal, July 15, 2022.
NOTICE OF FILING DATES FOR ELECTION TO THE SCHOOL BOARD
INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 879
DELANO
STATE OF MINNESOTA
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the period for filing affidavits of candidacy for the office of school board member of Independent School District No. 879 shall begin on Tuesday, August 2, 2022, and shall close at 5:00 o’clock p.m. on Tuesday, August 16, 2022.
The general election shall be held on Tuesday, November 8, 2022. At that election, four (4) members will be elected to the School Board for terms of four (4) years each.
Affidavits of Candidacy are available from the school district clerk, Delano Public Schools District Office, 700 Elm Ave E, Delano, MN 55328. The filing fee for this office is $2. A candidate for this office must be an eligible voter, must be 21 years of age or more on assuming office, must have been a resident of the school district from which the candidate seeks election for thirty (30) days before the general election, and must have no other affidavit on file for any other office at the same primary or next ensuing general election.
The affidavits of candidacy must be filed in the office of the school district clerk and the filing fee paid prior to 5:00 o’clock p.m. on August 16, 2022.
BY ORDER OF THE SCHOOL BOARD
/s/Jennie Rosenow
School District Clerk
Published in the Delano Herald Journal, July 15, 2022.
City of Loretto
Notice of Filing Dates for Municipal Election
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the dates for filing affidavits of candidacy for the City of Loretto, County of Hennepin, State of Minnesota, for the following offices to be voted for at the November 8, 2022 General Election will be from August 2nd through August 16th, 2022:
Mayor – Two-year term
Two Council Positions – Four-year terms
Loretto residents wishing to file may do so at Loretto City Hall, 279 N. Medina Street, Suite 260 during regular office hours of 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Fridays.
The final day to file will be Tuesday, August 16th from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The filing fee is $2.00.
/s/Mary K. Schneider
City Clerk Treasurer
Published in the Delano Herald Journal, July 15, 2022.

Delano School Board minutes 6/27/22

MINUTES
Regular Meeting of the Board of Education
Independent School District 879, Delano Public Schools
The regular meeting of the Board of Education of Independent School District 879, Delano, Minnesota, was held on Monday, June 27, 2022, at Delano City Hall. The meeting was called to order by the chair at 5:45 p.m. with the following members attending: Black, Gierke, Rosenow, Johnson, Depa and Seguin. Roeser arrived at 5:47 p.m. Absent: None.
APPROVAL OF MEETING AGENDA (approved unanimously, 6-0)
WORK SESSION
Board reviewed discussion items: public comment debrief, sixth-grade field trip, 2022 levy discussion, additional PD day MOA, parent meeting debrief, 2022-23 activity fees for free-and-reduced students and policy updates.
PROGRAM REVIEW
District Q Comp coordinators Meghan Gibas and Maria Menz provided a 2021-22 update on the Q Comp program.
CONSENT AGENDA (approved unanimously, 7-0)
Board approved the meeting minutes from May 23, 2022; and the current budget status with year-to-date adjustments, investment transactions, CARES Act Budgets, wire transfers, Minnesota Liquid Asset Fund, cash report, revenue and expense fund totals, expense reports and disbursements.
RESOLUTION OF ACCEPTANCE OF GIFTS (approved unanimously, 7-0)
PERSONNEL (approved unanimously, 7-0)
Board approved retirements/resignations/terminations, recommendations for employment, contracted new hires, contract changes/approvals/position changes and leaves of absence, including: Retirements/Resignations/Terminations: lifeguard, DHS food service worker, DHS counselor; DIS sixth-grade teacher, girls basketball coach and DIS student council advisor; DES custodian, CE preschool teacher, TKC program lead, DHS COMPASS/SWAS teacher, DHS custodian, DES gifted/talented teacher. Recommendations for Employment: TKC program lead, Tiger Youth Gymnastics coach, TAC monitor, assistant girls varsity basketball coach, assistant varsity football coach, TKC student aide (2), ninth-grade football coach, swim lesson aide (2), tennis camp assistant, student tennis camp assistant (2), student volleyball camp assistant (2), substitute TKC student aide (2), substitute TKC program lead. Contracted New Hires: associate athletic/activities director. Contract Changes/Approvals/Position Changes: MOA with DHS math teacher, MOA for DHS science teacher, MOA with DHS language arts teacher, MOA with teaching and learning coordinator, MOA with DES dean of students, MOA with DTA regarding extra PD date, addendum to superintendent contract, MSRS transfer agreement for retiree health insurance, DHS special education teacher to DES .9 basic skills interventionist, DHS cook/salad bar moving to DHS assistant head cook; and 2022-24 contracts for technology support specialist (2), communications coordinator, human resources coordinator, payroll specialist agreement, technology support coordinator, accountant, business manager, and principals. Leaves of Absence: DES physical education/DAPE teacher.
PUBLIC COMMENT
No comment.
ADMINISTRATIVE AND BOARD REPORTS
Board heard the following administrative reports: Superintendent M. Schoen reported on the strategic plan and recognized board members for years of service. K. Thompson reported on preliminary test scores and report cards, preparations for August workshops and the installation of signage reinforcing common expectations. B. Voight reported on the achievements of spring sports athletes and teams, and on work ahead for the site base leadership team to digest results from the school climate survey. R. Schultz reported on the end of the year at DES, LETRS training and MTSS efforts, and summer activities in the elementary building. M. Reeder reported on the state of the district’s unassigned fund balance and planned deficit spending. Board heard reports from: MAWSECO and Wright Technical Center.
OLD BUSINESS (approved unanimously, 7-0)
Board approved the second read of Policy 203.5 – School Board Meeting Agenda, and Policy 616 – School District System Accountability, due to substantive changes.
NEW BUSINESS (approved unanimously, 7-0, unless otherwise noted)
Board approved the Original 2022-2023 Budget; the fund balance transfers from the Staff Development Reserved Fund to the Unassigned General Fund Balance: $150,000 for 2021-2022 and $165,000 for 2022-2023 (these transfers have been voted on and approved by DTA); the FY24 Ten-Year Long-Term Facilities Maintenance Plan and the LTFM Plan Resolution; the Revised FY22 Long-Term Facilities Maintenance Expenditure Plan; the Community Education handbook (6-0, with Johnson abstaining); and a resolution updating the school district population. The board also approved the first and only read of the following policies due to non-substantive changes and/or legal reference changes: Policy 206 – Public Participation in School Board Meetings/Complaints About Persons at School Board Meetings and Data Privacy Considerations; Policy 207 – Public Hearings; Policy 209 – Code of Ethics; Policy 210 – Conflict of Interest-School Board Members; Policy 211 – Criminal or Civil Action Against School District, School Board Member, Employee or Student; and Policy 212 – School Board Member Development. In addition, the board approved the first read of the following policies due to substantive changes: Policy 205 – Open Meetings and Closed Meetings; Policy 208 – Development, Adoption, and Implementation of Policies; and 613 – Graduation Requirements..
The meeting adjourned at 7:58 p.m. The preceding is a summary of the unofficial minutes. The full text of the unofficial minutes is on file in the District Office, 700 Elm Avenue East, Delano, Minnesota, and is also available on the school district’s website, www.delano.k12.mn.us. The next regular meeting of the Board of Education is scheduled for Monday, July 25, 2022, at Delano City Hall.
/s/Jennie Rosenow, Board of Education Clerk
Published in the Delano Herald Journal, July 15, 2022.