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NOTICE OF OFFICES TO BE FILLED AT THE 2022 STATE GENERAL ELECTION SIBLEY COUNTY, MINNESOTA Notice is hereby given that a general election will be held in Sibley County on Tuesday, November 8, 2022 for the purpose of electing candidates for the offices listed below. The filing period for these offices begins at 8:00 a.m. on Tuesday, May 17, 2022 and ends at 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 31, 2022. Candidates may file in person or by mail, if the filing is received during the filing period. Candidates who will be absent from the State during the filing period may arrange to file, in person, prior to departure. Note: Filing documents may be executed on May 30 although filing offices will be closed on May 30, 2022 in observance of Memorial Day. (MN Statutes 204B.06/.11 and MN Statutes 204B.33.) Candidates file for Federal Offices with the Office of the Secretary of State, State Office Building, Room 180, 100 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., St. Paul, Minnesota 55155-1299. Candidates file for State Offices with the Office of the Secretary of State, State Office Building, Room 180, 100 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., St. Paul, Minnesota 55155-1299 or with the County Auditor of the County in which the candidate resides. FEDERAL OFFICES United States Representative for District 7 (One) STATE LEGISLATIVE OFFICES State Senator for District 17 (One) State Representative for District 17A (One) State Representative for District 17B (One) STATE EXECUTIVE OFFICES Governor and Lieutenant Governor Secretary of State State Auditor Attorney General STATE JUDICIAL OFFICES Candidates for judicial office may file either with the Office of the Minnesota Secretary of State or with the County Auditor in the county where the candidate resides. A Candidate filing for one of the Minnesota Court of Appeals seats that has been designated for one of the congressional districts must be a resident of that congressional district. Supreme Court Associate Justice (Two Seats) Seat # Incumbent: 3 Gordon L. Moore III 6 Natalie E. Hudson Court of Appeals (Ten Seats) Appellate offices are elected statewide. Where designated, candidates must reside in the congressional district listed for at least one year. Seat # Incumbent: 1 Theodora K. Gaitas 5 Louisa Dovre Bjorkman 7 (5th Congressional District) Susan Segal 8 Denise D. Reilly 10 (4th Congressional District) Jennifer L. Frisch 11 Michelle Ann Larkin 16 Peter M. Reyes, Jr. 17 Matthew E. Johnson 18 Jeffrey M. Bryan 19 Francis J. Connolly District Courts First District Court (15 Seats): Seat # Incumbent: 5 Martin S. Fallon 7 Timothy J. McManus 8 Patrick M. Biren 11 Charles F. Webber 13 Cynthia L. McCollum 15 Mark C. Vandelist 17 Amber Donley 21 Eric J. Braaten 22 Colleen Goggins King 23 Christopher J. Lehmann 25 Caroline H. Lennon 28 David N. Lutz 33 Kevin F. Mark 34 Janet L. Cain 36 Tim D. Wermager NOTICE OF OFFICES TO BE FILLED AT THE 2022 STATE GENERAL ELECTION SIBLEY COUNTY, MINNESOTA Notice is hereby given that a general election will be held in Sibley County on Tuesday, November 8, 2022 for the purpose of electing candidates for the offices listed below. The filing period for these offices begins at 8:00 a.m. on Tuesday, May 17, 2022 and ends at 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 31, 2022. Candidates may file in person or by mail, if the filing is received during the filing period. Candidates who will be absent from the State during the filing period may arrange to file, in person, prior to departure. Note: Filing documents may be executed on May 30 although filing offices will be closed on May 30, 2022 in observance of Memorial Day. (MN Statutes 204B.06/.11 and MN Statutes 204B.33.) Candidates file for County Offices with the Office of the Sibley County Auditor-Treasurer, Sibley County Courthouse, 400 Court Avenue, P.O. Box 51, Gaylord, Minnesota 55334-0051. COUNTY OFFICES County Commissioner for District No. 1 (One) (4-Year Term) Alfsborg, Henderson, Jessenland, Kelso, and Sibley Townships; Henderson City County Commissioner for District No. 2 (One) (4-Year Term) Arlington Township; Arlington City County Commissioner for District No. 3 (One) (2-Year Term) Bismarck, Dryden, and Transit Townships; Gaylord City County Commissioner for District No. 4 (One) (2-Year Term) Faxon, Green Isle, New Auburn, and Washington Lake Townships; Green Isle and New Auburn Cities County Commissioner for District No. 5 (One) (4-Year Term) Cornish, Grafton, Moltke, and Severance Townships; Gibbon and Winthrop Cities County Attorney (One) (4-Year Term) County Auditor-Treasurer (One) (4-Year Term) County Recorder (One) (4-Year Term) County Sheriff (One) (4-Year Term) Soil and Water Supervisor for District No. 1 (One) (4-Year Term) Arlington, Henderson, and Kelso Townships; Arlington and Henderson Cities Soil and Water Supervisor for District No. 2 (One) (4-Year Term) Dryden, New Auburn, and Sibley Townships; Gaylord and New Auburn Cities 31c

 

AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE SALE OF VACANT LOTS IN WINTHROP’S EAST ADDITION CITY OF WINTHROP The City Council of the City of Winthrop Ordains: Whereas, The City of Winthrop owns the following real property: Lot 3, Block 3, Winthrop’s East Addition, City of Winthrop. PID: 37.0715.070 Address: 301 Cedar Circle, Winthrop, MN 55396 Lot 6, Block 3, Winthrop’s East Addition, City of Winthrop. PID: 37.0715.100 Address: 307 Cedar Circle, Winthrop, MN 55396 Lot 7, Block 3, Winthrop’s East Addition, City of Winthrop. PID: 37.0715.110 Address: 301 Pine Circle, Winthrop, MN 55396 Lot 9, Block 3, Winthrop’s East Addition, City of Winthrop. PID: 37.0715.130 Address: 305 Pine Circle, Winthrop, MN 55396 Lot 10, Block 3, Winthrop’s East Addition, City of Winthrop. PID: 37.0715.140 Address: 307 Pine Circle, Winthrop, MN 55396 Lot 11, Block 3, Winthrop’s East Addition, City of Winthrop. PID: 37.0715.160 Address: 303 Spruce Circle, Winthrop, MN 55396 Lot 12, Block 3, Winthrop’s East Addition, City of Winthrop. PID: 37.0715.170 Address: 305 Spruce Circle, Winthrop, MN 55396 Whereas, Castle Gate Construction, Inc., has offered to purchase said real property and the City of Winthrop wishes to accept this offer; Whereas, the terms of the sale of the property by the City to Castle Gate Construction, Inc., is detailed in a separate purchase agreement approved by the City Council; and Whereas, Section 11.05 of the Winthrop City Charter requires all sales of real property to be approved by ordinance BASED ON THE ABOVE: The Winthrop City Council, through this ordinance hereby ordains and approves the sale of the above-property to Castle Gate Construction, Inc., based on the terms and conditions contained in the purchase agreement reference herein. This ordinance becomes effective from and after its passage and publication. Passed by the City Council of the City of Winthrop this 28th day of March, 2022. Signed s/s Kelly Pierson Mayor Attest /s/ Michael Looft City Administrator 31c

 

Winthrop City Council Meeting Minutes Monday, March 28, 2022. A Regular Meeting of the City Council of the City of Winthrop was called to order at 7 p.m. on March 28, 2022, in the city council chambers of the City Hall, for the purpose of conducting city business. Councilors Present: Mayor Pierson, Schmidt, Trebelhorn, Machaiek, Edwards. Councilors Absent: Dale Malheim Staff: Michael Looft, Troy Martin, City Attorney Walton.. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE Moment of Silence for Dean Conklin Mayor Pierson called the meeting to order at 7:00 pm on Monday, March 28, 2022. The agenda was motioned by Councilor Edwards, seconded by Schmidt. Motion passed by voice vote. CONSENT AGENDA Receive the order filed from the Treasurer regarding financial summary of operating results (unaudited) through March 28, 2022, including General Fund information. Minutes and claims are motioned by Trebelhorn, seconded by Edwards. Motion passed by unanimous voice vote. NEW BUSINESS a. Resolution 2022-07: Resignation of Councilor Malheim (A) AYES: Schmidt, Trebelhorn, Machaiek, Edwards, Mayor Pierson. NAYS: None. b. GFW Public Schools: Jeff Horton (I). GFW Public Schools update included the different academies. The district will launch three new academies that focus on these areas: Agriculture, Engineering; Business, art, communication, and entrepreneurship; health sciences and human services. Over 100 new opportunities in the schools that are supported by the community. c. Resolution 2022-05: Review of the 2nd Street project from ISG (A). Bryan reviewed the pre-feasibility test. He is presenting a full scope for the 2nd Street project to be explored. Based on topography and some measurement depths of manholes, this project would be feasible. Schmidt has heard concerns over water supply and the loss of water for local businesses and wants to ensure it won’t happen on this project. Resolution was motioned by Trebelhorn, seconded by Schmidt. Resolution pass unanimously. d. Authorize Public Works to trade in and purchase a new payloaders (A) Motioned by Trebelhorn, seconded by Schmidt. AYES: Trebelhorn, Schmidt Nays: Machaiek, Edwards Mayor voted in favor. Motion passed. e. First Reading of City Ordinance 2022-01: Sale of Winthrop’s East Addition lots (A) Motioned by Edwards to approve the motion with the addition that the funds are allocated to the WEDA. Trebelhorn seconded. Motion passed voice vote. A motion was made by Trebelhorn to have Walton Law prepare a resolution repealing the covenants for the East Addition Properties. Seconded by Edwards. Motion Passed voice vote. f. Approval of Purchase agreement for Winthrop’s East Addition Lots for the total amount of $62,785.76; total of 7 city owned residential lots, sold to Castle Gate Construction. (A) Motioned by Edwards, seconded by Schmidt. Motion passed by unanimous voice vote. g. Main Street Light pole project (A) Motion to approve the Main Street Light project and begin a $5.00 per meter service charge to fund future light pole projects. Motion by Edwards, seconded by Trebelhorn. Pass unanimous vote. h. Authorize the City Administrator to apply for USDA Grants (A). Motioned by Schmidt and seconded by Edwards. Motioned passed voice vote. i. Resolution 2022-09: Accepting new county and state redistricting. Motion by Edwards, seconded by Schmidt. Motion passed voice vote. REPORTS OF OFFICERS, BOARDS AND COMMITTEES a. City Administrator/EDA Director Report – Michael. The city is currently helping a new agriculture company locate to Winthrop. The City’s financial audit, with the help of CarlsonSV, will begin in May. There are many park improvement projects that are currently in the works that Pubic Works have been working towards to ensure the parks are ready for the summer. b. Electric Department Report – Machaiek. MMPA is looking to extend a 10-year contract extension. $16 million dollars will be to upgrade the Le Sueur building. c. Police Chief’s Report Over 350 incidents have been addressed by the City Police Department. d. Park Committee- overview of the park. Lions Club and Vos Construction met with the parks committee to discuss the construction plans of the pavilion. e. Library Report: Went over the disband of the County Library Board. Also that the County Library Board tabled the service agreement that the City of Winthrop sent them. V. ADJOURNMENT Motion to adjourn the meeting at 8:57pm by Edwards, seconded by Trebelhorn. Motion passed voice vote. Michael Looft, Administrator

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