Public Notices

NOTICE OF SPECIAL MEETING OF THE ALBERT LEA CITY COUNCIL
August 19, 2019
5:30 p.m.

City Hall Council Chambers
Albert Lea, MN 56007

In accordance with Section 3.01 of the Charter of the City of Albert Lea and with applicable State law, you are hereby notified that Mayor Vern Rasmussen, Jr. has called a Special Meeting for Monday August 19, 2019 beginning at 5:30 p.m. This meeting will take place in the City Hall Council Chambers, Albert Lea, MN.

Agenda to include:

• Approval of Resolution Declaring Independence Run Annual Event by the American Legion a Community Festival to be held on August 24, 2019

The public is invited to attend this meeting.

This notice is served as a requirement of Minnesota Statue 412.191, subd 2.

____/s/_______________________
Secretary of the Council


NOTICE OF SPECIAL MEETING OF THE ALBERT LEA CITY COUNCIL
July 18, 2019
12:25 p.m.
City Hall Council Chambers
Albert Lea, MN 56007

In accordance with Section 3.01 of the Charter of the City of Albert Lea and with applicable State law, you are hereby notified that Mayor Vern Rasmussen, Jr. has called a Special Meeting for Thursday, July 18, 2019 beginning at 12:25 p.m. This meeting will take place in the City Hall Council Chambers, Albert Lea, MN.

Agenda to include:

Full Council Interviews with City Manager Candidates:

• 12:25 p.m. Councilors Arrive
• 12:30 p.m. Candidate Interview – Willie Morales
• 1:30 p.m. Candidate Interview – Adam Thompson
• 2:30 p.m. Candidate Interview – David Todd
• 3:30 p.m. Deliberations

The public is invited to attend this meeting.

This notice is served as a requirement of Minnesota Statue 412.191, subd 2.

___/s/________________________
Secretary of the Council


NOTICE OF SPECIAL MEETING OF THE ALBERT LEA CITY COUNCIL

July 17, 2019
5:30 p.m.
Edgewater Bay Pavilion
Albert Lea, MN 56007

In accordance with Section 3.01 of the Charter of the City of Albert Lea and with applicable State law, you are hereby notified that Mayor Vern Rasmussen, Jr. has called a Special Meeting for Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at 5:30 p.m. This meeting will take place at the Edgewater Bay Pavilion, Albert Lea, MN.

Agenda to include:

• Community Meet and Greet of City Manager Candidates

The public is invited to attend this meeting.

This notice is served as a requirement of Minnesota Statue 412.191, subd 2.

_____/s/______________________
Secretary of the Council


NOTICE OF SPECIAL MEETING OF THE ALBERT LEA CITY COUNCIL
JULY 1, 2019 – 5:30 PM
Posted 6/24/19

Albert Lea City Council Chambers
221 E. Clark St.
Albert Lea, MN 56007

AGENDA
I. SELECTION OF FINALISTS FOR INTERVIEWS
II. DISCUSSION OF REIMBURSEMENT FOR FINALISTS WHO ARE INTERVIEWED
III. DISCUSSION OF INTERVIEW COMPONENTS


The Albert Lea Police Department is utilizing Automate License Plate Readers (ALPR) on police vehicle #303 and #387.”


Recipient: City of Albert Lea

Project: Stables Sanitary Sewer Extension

Award Date: February 12, 2019

Total Project Cost: $2,141,297

Description: The project consists of the extension of municipal sanitary sewer service to the recently-annexed Stables Area in the northwest part of the city.

Project Funding:

Entity Program Funding for the Project Funding IDs Amounts
PFA

Clean Water SRF-Loan          MPFA-CWRF-L-057-FY19
(25 years at 1.000%, estimated savings to recipient is $252,392)

$1,141,297
WIF Wastewater-Grant MPFA-WIFC-G-057-FY19 $1,000,000
Total Project Costs:  $2,141,297

More about the Minnesota Public Facilities Authority and its Programs:
The Minnesota Public Facilities Authority (PFA) provides financing and technical assistance to help communities build public infrastructure that protects public health and the environment and promotes economic growth.

Clean Water Revolving Fund (also known as the Clean Water State Revolving Fund or CWSRF):
The CWSRF is supported by federal capitalization grants from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and state matching funds. These funds, together with PFA revenue bond proceeds, are used to make low interest loans to communities throughout the state for wastewater and stormwater infrastructure projects. Loan repayments revolve back to make new loans, providing a permanent source of low-interest capital to help cities finance clean water infrastructure projects. Since its start in 1990, Minnesota’s CWSRF has awarded more than 565 loans for over $3.1 billion, providing over $691 million in interest savings to local governments and their taxpayers.

Water Infrastructure Fund (WIF):
The WIF program provides supplemental assistance grants for based on affordability criteria for high cost projects. WIF grants are packaged with PFA loans or USDA Rural Development loan and grant funds.


Recipient: City of Albert Lea

Project: Stables Drinking Water Extension

Award Date: February 12, 2019

Total Project Cost: $1,308,420

Description: The project consists of the extension of municipal drinking water to the recently-annexed Stables Area in the northwest part of the city.

Project Funding:

Entity Program Funding for the Project Funding IDs Amounts
PFA

Drinking Water SRF-Loan      MPFA-DWRF-L-058-FY19
(25 years at 1.000%, estimated savings to recipient is $103,265)

$466,767
WIF Drinking Water-Grant  MPFA-WIFD-G-058-FY19 $841,653
Total Project Costs: $1,308,420

More about the Minnesota Public Facilities Authority and its Programs:
The Minnesota Public Facilities Authority (PFA) provides financing and technical assistance to help communities build public infrastructure that protects public health and the environment and promotes economic growth.

Drinking Water Revolving Fund (also known as the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund or DWSRF) :
The DWSRF is supported by federal capitalization grants from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and state matching funds. These funds, together with PFA revenue bond proceeds, are used to make low interest loans to cities throughout the state for drinking water infrastructure projects. Loan repayments revolve back to make new loans, providing a permanent source of low-interest capital to help cities finance drinking water infrastructure projects. Since its start in 1999, Minnesota’s DWSRF has awarded more than 433 loans for over $982 million, providing over $188 million in interest savings to local governments and their taxpayers. A portion of federal DWSRF funds are provided as principal forgiveness grants based on established affordability criteria.

Water Infrastructure Fund (WIF):
The WIF program provides supplemental assistance grants for based on affordability criteria for high cost projects. WIF grants are packaged with PFA loans or USDA Rural Development loan and grant funds.


NOTICE OF MEETING

The Albert Lea Charter Commission will conduct its annual meeting on Monday, May 13, 2019, in room 220 located in City Hall at 221 East Clark Street, at 4:30 p.m.

Interested persons are invited to attend. For additional information, please contact the Albert Lea City Clerk at 507-377-4335.

By: Daphney Maras
City Clerk

Dated: May 1, 2019

Published in the Albert Lea Tribune on May, 3, 2019


CITY OF ALBERT LEA
STORM WATER POLLUTION PREVENTION PLAN PUBLIC ANNUAL MEETING

The City of Albert Lea will be holding an annual public meeting to discuss and receive input on the City’s Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP) on June 4, 2019 at 11:00 am in the City Council Chambers at City Hall, 221 E. Clark Street, Albert Lea, MN. This meeting is being held in accordance with the City’s Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System General Permit to Discharge Storm Water, as issued by the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency.

The intent of this meeting is to present the most recent version of the City’s SWPPP, to educate the public on the SWPPP efforts, and to receive public input regarding the SWPPP. The SWPPP document is available online at http://www.cityofalbertlea.org
or may be viewed in hard copy by contacting the Engineering Department as listed below. Interested persons may make comments at the meeting or prior to the meeting by contacting the Engineering department at:

Engineering Department
City of Albert Lea
221 E. Clark Street
Albert Lea, MN 56007
(507) 377-4325

Dalton Syverson
City Engineering Dept.

DATED: April 29, 2019


CITY OF ALBERT LEA
NOTICE OF HEARING ON IMPROVEMENT
FOR NEWTON AVENUE RECONSTRUCTION & CONCRETE REHABILITATION PROJECT
(JOB 1902)

TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN:

Notice is hereby given that the City Council of Albert Lea, Minnesota will meet in the Council Chambers of City Hall, 221 East Clark Street, at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, March 11, 2019 to consider the making of Improvement Job No. 1902 – Newton Avenue Reconstruction & Concrete Rehabilitation Project. The proposed project involves removal of existing pavement, repairs to the existing utility infrastructure, storm drainage improvements, sidewalk replacement, and reconstructing the roadway from Pearl Street to 2nd Street, pursuant to Minnesota Statutes, Chapter 429.011 to 429.111.

The area proposed to be assessed for such improvements are the streets described above. The estimated cost of the improvement is $1,450,323.65. A reasonable estimate of the impact of the assessment will be available at the hearing. Such persons as desired to be heard with reference to the proposed improvements will be heard at this meeting.

BY ORDER OF THE CITY COUNCIL

Daphney Maras
City Clerk

To be published in the Albert Lea Tribune on the 26th of February and the 6th of March, 2019


CITY OF ALBERT LEA
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN:

Notice is hereby given that the Albert Lea City Council will hold a public hearing on Monday, March 25, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. or as soon thereafter as possible at the Albert Lea City Offices located at 221 E. Clark Street, Albert Lea, MN 56007 to consider the following:

Vacation of platted streets and alley in preparation for the development of the new city Fire Hall, described as:

Beginning at southwest corner of Lot 8 Block 33, Original Village of Albert Lea; thence North 89°23’26” East a distance of 264.55 feet on an assumed bearing on the south line of said Block 33, to the southeast corner of Lot 1 in Block 33; thence North 00°30’03” West a distance of 199.12 feet on the east line of said Block 33, to the northeast corner of said Lot 3; thence North 89°23’26” East a distance of 66.00 feet on the easterly extension of the north line of said Lot 3, to the east line of said Elizabeth Avenue; thence South 00°30’03” East a distance of 199.12 feet on said east line, to a corner of said Elizabeth Avenue; thence North 89°23’26” East a distance of 11.12 feet on the north line of said E. Pearl Street, to a corner of said Street; thence South 47°00’08” West a distance of 97.90 feet on the southeasterly line of said E. Pearl Street, to a corner of said Street; thence South 89°23’26” West a distance of 269.46 feet on the south line of said Street, to the northwest corner of Lot 5 in said Block 36; thence North 00°31’10” West a distance of 66.00 feet, to the point of beginning, along with the alley platted in said Block 33

Anyone wishing to be heard with reference to the above matter will be heard at this meeting.

By order of the City Council

Daphney Maras
City Clerk

Published in the Albert Lea Tribune on March 7th and March 14, 2019