STATE OF MINNESOTA

COUNTY OF PINE

DISTRICT COURT

TENTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT

PROBATE DIVISION

Court File No. 58-PR-18-47

In Re: Estate of

Mavis C. Smith, a/k/a Mavis Christine Smith,

    Decedent.

NOTICE OF INFORMAL PROBATE OF WILL AND INFORMAL APPOINTMENT OF PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE AND NOTICE TO CREDITORS

Notice is given that an Application for Informal Probate of Will and Informal Appointment of Personal Representative was filed with the Registrar, along with a Will dated November 19, 2015. The Registrar accepted the application and informally appointed Sara Smith, whose address is 1004 N Lake Drive, Braham, Minnesota 55006, to serve as the personal representative of the Decedent's estate.

Any heir, devisee or other interested person may be entitled to appointment as personal representative or may object to the appointment of the personal representative. Any objection to the appointment of the personal representative must be filed with the Court, and any properly filed objection will be heard by the Court after notice is provided to interested persons of the date of hearing on the objection.

Unless objections are filed, and unless the Court orders otherwise, the personal representative has the full power to administer the estate, including, after thirty (30) days from the issuance of letters testamentary, the power to sell, encumber, lease, or distribute any interest in real estate owned by the Decedent.

Notice is further given that, subject to Minn. Stat. § 524.3-801, all creditors having claims against the Decedent's estate are required to present the claims to the personal representative or to the Court within four (4) months after the date of this notice or the claims will be barred.

Dated: 7-3-18

/s/ Kim Lauseng

Registrar

Dated: 7-3-18

/s/ Tracy Gullerud

Court Administrator

TESSNEER LAW OFFICE, P.A.

Ann M. Tessneer

MN# 0264519

440 Emerson Street North, Suite1

Cambridge, MN 55008

Telephone: (763) 552-8933

Facsimile: (763) 552-8932

e-mail: ann@tessneerlawoffice.com

Attorney For Personal Representative

Filed 7-3-18

District Court

Isanti County, Minnesota

By

Published in the Pine City Pioneer on July 26 and August 2, 2018


STATE OF MINNESOTA

COUNTY OF PINE

TENTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT

DISTRICT COURT

PROBATE DIVISION

Court File No. 58-18-57

Estate of

Robert John Hitz,

    Decedent.

NOTICE OF INFORMAL APPOINTMENT OF PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE AND NOTICE TO CREDITORS

Notice is given that an application for informal appointment of personal representative has been filed with the Registrar. The decedent’s will has been presented for probate. The application has been granted.

Notice is also given that the Registrar has informally appointed John R. Hitz, whose address is 405 North 23rd Street #14, Grand Junction, Colorado, 81501, as personal representative of the Estate of the Decedent. Any heir or other interested person may be entitled to appointment as personal representative or may object to the appointment of the personal representative. Unless objections are filed with the Court (pursuant to Minnesota Statutes section 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 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 Minnesota Statutes section 524.3-801) all creditors having claims against the Estate are required to present the claims to the personal representative or to the Court Administrator within four months after the date of this Notice or the claims will be barred.

Dated:  July 26, 2018              

Blegen, Lu Ann (Pine County Court Administrator) Registrar and Court Administrator

Attorney for Personal Representative

Randall K. Skalberg

7088 Van Road

Duluth, MN, 55803

Attorney License No: 0195789

Telephone: (218) 428-0583

FAX: (218) 726-8510

Email: rskalber@d.umn.edu

Published in the Pine City Pioneer on July 26 and August 2, 2018


SUMMARY MINUTES OF THE

CITY OF ROCK CREEK

July 9, 2018

Mayor Saari called the Rock Creek City Council meeting to order at 7PM.

Members Present: Dick Johnson, Sam Christenson, Joe Babolik, Craig Saari and Pam Hinze.

Others present: Amy Thompson, Nancy Runyan, Rod Stevens, Richard & Sharon Lawrence, Karen Omae and Don Burger.

Johnson moved seconded by Babolik to approve the June 7, 2018 minutes. Motion passed unanimously.

Babolik moved seconded by Christenson to approve the Off-Sale Liquor License for Midwest Investment LLC / Mini Mart #1. Motion carried all in favor.

Johnson moved seconded by Babolik to approve the Liquor Licenses for the Time Out Bar & Grill / Bob Pasket. Motion carried all in favor.

Christenson moved seconded by Babolik to approve the Liquor Licenses for the Cricket Bar / Angie Prokott. Motion carried all in favor.

Hinze moved seconded by Johnson that the City decline a 2019 donation to the Initiative Foundation. Motion carried all ayes.

Christenson motioned seconded by Johnson to approve the text amendment adding Senior Assisted Living serving twenty (20) or fewer persons to the Ag District as written. Motion carried all ayes.

Hinze motioned seconded by Christenson to reappoint Tim Struss for a 3rd term on the Planning Commission. Motion passed all ayes

Hinze moved seconded by Christenson to purchase a $50 gift certificate from T-Dawgs as a parting gift for Nancy Rys for her years of service on the Planning Commission. Motion carried all ayes.

Babolik motioned seconded by Christenson to accept Derek Sachs’ resignation from the Planning Commission effective June 29th. Motion carried all ayes.

Hinze moved seconded by Babolik to appoint Don Burger to finish Daryl Lindstrom Jr.’s term on the Planning Commission. Motion carried all ayes.

Christenson motioned seconded by Hinze to extend Daryl Lindstrom Jr. one more month on the Planning Commission ending July 2018. Motion carried all ayes.

Hinze moved seconded by Babolik to rescind the motion to appoint Don Burger to finish Daryl Lindstrom Jr.’s term on the Planning Commission. Motion carried all ayes.

Hinze moved seconded by Christenson to appoint Don Burger to finish Derek Sachs’ term on the Planning Commission. Motion carried all ayes.

Hinze motioned seconded by Johnson to approve termination of Conditional Use Permit #CU-5-92 / Matthew Cady. Motion passed unanimously.

Johnson motioned seconded by Hinze to approve payment of check #’s 14416 – 14457 and e-transfers totaling $243,630.21. Motion passed all in favor.

Johnson moved seconded by Babolik to adjourn at 9:45PM. Motion passed all in favor.

Sandra Pangerl

City Clerk Administrator

Published in the Pine City Pioneer on August 2, 2018


SUMMARY OF

ORDINANCE #18-09

FROM THE JULY 26, 2018

REGULAR CITY OF PINE CITY COUNCIL MEETING

A hearing was held for Ordinance #18-09 – Amending Ordinance #18-01, Utility Billing, Building Permit Fees & Fire Billing Fees for the establishment of Plumbing Inspection and Basement Finishing fees and was then passed.

A copy of the above Ordinance will be available for viewing at the City Hall office, at the Pine City Public Library and on the city website: pinecitygov.com.

Published in the Pine City Pioneer on August 2, 2018


NOTICE OF

PUBLIC ACCURACY TEST

Pursuant to M.S. 206.83, notice is hereby given that on Saturday, August 11, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. a public accuracy test will be conducted to ascertain that the voting system to be used by the Township of Chengwatana for the Primary Election on August 14, 2018, will correctly count the votes cast for all candidates.  This test will be held at the Chengwatana Townhall at 27136 Forest Road, Pine City, MN, and will be open to representatives of political parties, candidates, the press, and the public.

Published in the Pine City Pioneer on August 2, 2018


Royalton Township

Notice of: Public Accuracy Test

Public accuracy test of optical scan voting equipment will be held at 9:00 am, Saturday, August 11, 2018, at Royalton Town Hall; 6052 Royalton Road; Braham MN 55006-2734; 320-396-2982.

Given under my hand this 17th day of July, 2018:

Royalton Township Clerk,

Duane P. Swanson

Published in the Pine City Pioneer on August 2, 2018


Notice of Public Accuracy Test

Pursuant to M.S. 206.83 notice is hereby given that on the 9th day of August 2018 at 10:00 a.m. a public accuracy test will be conducted on the auto mark and M100 to be used in Pine City Township for the Primary election to be held on the 14th day of August 2018 to correctly mark the votes cast for all candidates.  This test will be held at the Pine City Township Hall located at 21977 St Croix Rd, Pine City, MN and will be open to representatives of the political parties, candidates, the press and the public.

Tammy Carlson,

Pine City Township Clerk

Published in the Pine City Pioneer on August 2, 2018


REQUEST FOR BIDS- Demolition/Removal of Structures

Pine County Land Department is accepting sealed bids for the demolition and removal of a home, garage, and shed along the Snake River in Chengwatana Township. Bids will be accepted until 3pm, August 23, 2018. For more information call 320-216-4225.

Published in the Pine City Pioneer on August 2, 2018


ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS

Northwest Area Street Improvements

City of Pine City, Minnesota

SEH No. PINE0 113189

Notice is hereby given that sealed Bids will be received by the City of Pine City until 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, August 22, 2018, at the Pine City, City Hall located at 315 Main St. S., Suite 100, Pine City, MN  55063, at which time they will be publicly opened and read aloud, for the furnishing of all labor and material for the construction of Northwest Area Street Improvements. Major quantities for the Work include:

9,300  SY  Reclaim Bituminous Pavement

1,700  TON  Bituminous Pavement

33  RS   Subgrade Preparation

Bids shall be on the form provided for that purpose and according to the Bidding Requirements prepared by Short Elliott Hendrickson Inc. (SEH®) dated July 18, 2018.

The Issuing Office for the Bidding Documents is: Short Elliott Hendrickson Inc. located at 3535 Vadnais Center Drive, St. Paul, MN 55110-5196, Greg Anderson - 651.490.2000.

The Bidding Documents may be viewed for no cost at http://www.sehinc.com by selecting the Project Bid Information link at the bottom of the page and the View Plans option from the menu at the top of the selected project page.

Digital image copies of the Bidding Documents are available at http://www.sehinc.com for a fee of $30. These documents may be downloaded by selecting this project from the PROJECT BID INFORMATION link and by entering eBidDocTM Number 5875060 on the SEARCH PROJECTS page. For assistance and free membership registration, contact QuestCDN at 952.233.1632 or info@questcdn.com.

Paper copies of the Bidding Documents may be obtained from Docunet Corp. located at 2435 Xenium Lane North, Plymouth, MN 55441 (763.475.9600) for a fee of $70.

Bid security in the amount of 5 percent of the Bid must accompany each Bid in accordance with the Instructions to Bidders.

Bids shall be directed to the City Administrator, securely sealed and endorsed upon the outside wrapper, “BID FOR NORTHWEST AREA STREET IMPROVEMENTS.”

The City reserves the right to reject any and all Bids, to waive irregularities and informalities therein and to award the Contract in the best interests of the City.

Ken Cammilleri

City Administrator

City of Pine City, Minnesota

Published in the Pine City Pioneer on July 26, August 2 and 9, 2018

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