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NOTICE OF FILING DATES FOR ELECTION TO THE SCHOOL BOARD INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 0173 Mountain Lake Public Schools 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. 0173 shall begin on July 30, 2019, and shall close at 5:00 o'clock p.m. on August 13, 2019. The general election shall be held on Tuesday, November 5, 2019. At that election, (4) four 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, Mountain Lake Public Schools, 450 12th Street, PO Box 400, Mountain Lake, Minnesota 56159. 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 13, 2019. Dated: July 2, 2019 BY ORDER OF THE SCHOOL BOARD /s/ Julie Brugman School District Clerk (179 — July 10, 17, 2019)

Laker Apartments HRA ANNUAL PHA Plan PUBLIC HEARING ***

Wednesday August 7th 12:00pm *** The Den (180— July 10, 2019)

OFFICIAL PUBLICATION Cottonwood County Board of Commissioners County Board of Appeal and Equalization Meeting June 18, 2019

The Cottonwood County Board of Commissioners met for the annual County Board of Appeal and Equalization meeting on Tuesday, June 18, 2019 at 6:02 p.m. at the Cottonwood County Courthouse in Windom, MN. Presiding over the meeting was Chairman Norm Holmen. Present for all or portions of the meeting were: Commissioners Tom Appel, Larry Anderson, Donna Gravley, Norm Holmen, and Kevin Stevens; County Coordinator Kelly Thongvivong, Auditor/Treasurer Jan Johnson, County Attorney Nick Anderson, Kathy Marsh, Donna Torkelson, County Assessor Gale Bondhus, Deputy Appraiser Karla Ambrose, JoAnn Sandbo, Jerome Robillard, and Rahn Larson. Bondhus presented assessment valuation changes and statistics from 2018 to 2019 to the Board. Value changes were made based on qualifying sales that took place in the county from 10/01/17 to 09/30/18. Bondhus presented 2019 new construction changes and comparisons by district from 2018 to 2019 as well as valuation changes by property type from 2018 to 2019. Bondhus also updated the board on law changes that have been made and reviewed tax capacity figures. Karla Ambrose, Deputy Assessor, presented the County Assessor recommendations to the board. After listening to the individuals that were present for the Board of Equalization and reviewing the information presented, the board acted as follows: Approved by unanimous roll call or regular vote: to make no change on Parcel 25.022.4600 owned by JoAnn Sandbo; to decrease the building value by $37,100 due to basement issues on parcel 22.611.1120 owned by Melvin R. Hooge Trust; to decrease the value by $4,900 (building — $3,800 and land — $1,100) for building value with a functional adjustment for small square footage on parcel 25.830.0501 owned by Monte and Beth Scrivens; to decrease the land value by $5,900 due to a size adjustment on parcel 25.357.0130 owned by Gary & Gerri Burmeister; to acknowledge the letter received on June 14, 2019 and make no change to parcel 04.233.0400 owned by Andrew Goertzen; to accept the remainder of assessments as presented. S/Jan Johnson, Auditor/Treasurer S/Norman Holmen, Board Chair S/Kelly Thongvivong, County Coordinator

OFFICIAL PUBLICATION June 18, 2019 Cottonwood County Board of Commissioners Regular Meeting

The Board of Commissioners met at the Cottonwood County Courthouse in Windom, MN. Present for all or portions of the meeting were: Commissioners Tom Appel, Donna Gravley, Kevin Stevens, Norm Holmen, Larry Anderson; County Coordinator Kelly Thongvivong, County Attorney Nick Anderson, Auditor/Treasurer Jan Johnson, Kathy Marsh, Donna Torkelson, Jared DeMaster, Scott Morgan, Becky Buchholz, Gale Bondhus, Drew Hage, Karla Ambrose, and Rahn Larson. Routine Items — approved by unanimous roll call or regular vote: to approve the agenda as amended; to approve the minutes of the June 4, 2019 regular meeting; to approve June warrants in the amount of $153,005.82 and broken down as follows: County Revenue Fund — $44,821.74, Long Term Capital Outlay — $555.00, County Building Fund—$19,142.82, Ditch Fund — $21.46; Taxes and Penalties Fund — $155.58, County Revenue Fund — $1,457.32, Road and Bridge Fund — $74,248.61,Waste Abatement/ SCORE Fund — $1,349.95, L a n d f i l l Enter prise — $11,253.34; adjournment. Personnel Items — approved by unanimous roll call or regular vote: to accept Marty Mollenhauer’s resignation as a full-time GIS employee effective June 28, 2019 with appropriate payout of benefits; that Donna Torkelson was hired as an exempt employee on June 10, 2019. Additional Action Items — approved by unanimous roll call or regular vote: to adopt the Resolution and allow the Chairman to sign the General Obligation Note for the CWP SSTS Low Interest Loan; to approve resolution 19-06-18A “Resolution Calling for a Public Hearing on Proposed Tax Abatement for New Residential Project;” to accept the low bid of $23,000 from L&S Construction for the tear down of nine tax forfeiture properties; to accept state quotes for the purchase of a 2019 HV513 SFA International from Astleford Int’l Trucks, Minneapolis, in the amount of $116,209.63 and the outfitting of the truck from TBEI, Lake Crystal, in the amount of $87,836.00, for a total of $204,045.63, to be paid out of the 2020 budget; to give permission to Commissioner Appel to contact I&S Group for a Scope of Project – Site Analysis on a Public Works Building. S/Jan Johnson, Auditor/Treasurer S/Norman Holmen, Board Chair S/Kelly Thongvivong, County Coordinator

OFFICIAL PUBLICATION Cottonwood County Board of Commissioners Work Session June 18, 2019

The Cottonwood County Board of Commissioners held a work session on Tuesday, June 18, 2019 at 8:00 a.m. at the Cottonwood County Courthouse in Windom, MN. Present for all or portions of the meeting were: Commissioners Tom Appel, Donna Gravley, Kevin Stevens, Norm Holmen, Larry Anderson; County Coordinator Kelly Thongvivong, Auditor/Treasurer Jan Johnson, Donna Torkelson, Kathy Marsh, Glenn Johnson, Nick Klisch, Jed Rhubee, Gale Bondhus, and Rahn Larson. Motion to approve the agenda as amended. Glenn Johnson, Director of Information Systems, led discussions on updating the County website, upgrading County computers to Windows10/ Office 365 in 2019, and the GIS position. Discussion was held regarding the following county buildings: Public Works, Transit Garage, and DVHHS. Discussion was held regarding increasing the Wheelage Tax to $20 and a possible Local Option Sales Tax. There being no further business, the meeting adjourned at 10:50 a.m. S/Jan Johnson, Auditor/Treasurer S/Norman Holmen, Board Chair S/Kelly Thongvivong, County Coordinator