Public Notices October 2

DESCRIPTION OF PROPOSED SCHOOL CONSTRUCTION PROJECT G.F.W. School District, ISD #2365-01, is proposing a single-question bond referendum on November 5, 2019, that would authorize $49,490,000 in bonding authority to finance a new prekindergarten through grade 12 school in Gibbon and the demolition of the existing attendance centers in Winthrop and Fairfax. Proposed projects would be scheduled for completion in the 2020-22 calendar years. Cost estimates by project component are as follows: New PK-12 School Construction $33,832.500 Fees, Permits & Testing $5,973,466 Contingencies $2,042,654 Building Demolitions 1,358,537 Site Improvements $3,084,982 Land Purchase $538,029 FF&E/Technology $2,152,117 Bond Issuance $507,715 $49,490,000 The district has supplied cost estimates to operate and staff a new building and projects a significant reduction in operating costs compared to the cost of operating three attendance centers. In addition, both the school board and MDE believe a single site solution is in the best long-term interest of the district. If the bond referendum is successful and bonds are sold, the debt service on the bonds will be eligible for debt service equalization under Minnesota Statutes, section 123B.53, subdivision 3, if the bond schedule is approved. The amount of debt service equalization aid, if any, the district receives is determined annually and is dependent upon property wealth, student population, and other statutory requirements. Review and Comment Statement Based on the department’s analysis of the school district’s required documentation and other pertinent information from sources of the Minnesota Department of Education, the Commissioner of Education provides a positive review and comment. Additional Information is Available Persons desiring additional information regarding this proposal should contact the school district superintendent’s office. /s/ Mary Cathryn Ricker, NBCT Commissioner September 19, 2019 52(af)c

 

NOTICE OF City Council Work Session Pursuant to Minn. Stat. Chapter 13D 1, the “Open Meeting Law”, you are hereby notified that the Winthrop City Council has scheduled a Special Meeting on Monday, October 14th, at 6:00 pm, at 305 N. Main Street, Winthrop. The public is welcome to attend this meeting. The purpose of this meeting is: • Review the 2020 Proposed Budget Jenny Palmer City Administrator 52-1c

 

NOTICE TO FUEL SUPPLIERS Sealed bids will be received by the County of Sibley, Minnesota, in the Public Works Office at 111 8th Street PO Box 897, Gaylord, Minnesota 55334-0897 until 1:00 P.M., on October 25, 2019, at which place and time they will be publicly opened by two or more persons who have been designated by the County to open bids. Bids are for the following: The 2020 calendar year supply of Unleaded Gasoline and Diesel Fuel for Sibley County Public Works. Bids shall be itemized by maintenance shop location and product type on the provided fuel bid forms. Approximate 2020 calendar year quantities are as follows: Diesel Fuel 80,000 Gallons Unleaded Gasoline 28,000 Gallons Specifications and bid forms may be obtained at the Office of Sibley County Public Works or online at Sibley County Website, Public Works, Advertisement for Bids. https://www.co.sibley. mn.us/government/departments/public_works/index.php. Award will be based on lowest total estimated cost of all products at all locations (Grand Total All on bid form). The County Board reserves the right to reject any or all bids or to waive any defects. Bids must be accompanied by a certified check or bidder’s bond, made payable to the County Treasurer, in the amount of $500.00. Timothy Becker Public Works Director Sibley County 52-2c

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