Public Notices

NOTICE OF SPECIAL MEETING OF THE ALBERT LEA CITY COUNCIL
September 9, 2021 at 5:30 p.m.

Albert Lea Fire Station
417 S. Newton Avenue
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, September 9, 2021 at 5:30 p.m. This meeting will take place at the Albert Lea Fire Station, 417 S. Newton Avenue, Albert Lea, MN.

Agenda to include:
• Discussion of 2022 General Fund Budget and 2022 General Fund and Debt Levy

This notice is served as a requirement of Minnesota Statue 412.91, subd 2. and 13D.04, subd 2.

________s/s_________
Secretary of the Council


NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

NOTICE OF INTENT TO DESIGNATE AN AREA

A Joint Albert Lea Township and City of Albert Lea informational meeting will be held on Tuesday, August 10, 2021 at 6:00 p.m. at the Albert Lea Township Hall located at 1508 Broadway Ave. S. to discuss the proposed orderly annexation agreement. The area proposed for annexation is located in Albert Lea Township, Freeborn County, Minnesota, as follows:

DESCRIPTION FOR ANNEXATION PURPOSES:

PARCEL 1 (PID: 08.018.0310):
That part of Government Lot 3, Section 18, Township 102 North, Range 21 West, Freeborn County, Minnesota described as follows:
Commencing at the Northwest corner of Government Lot 3; thence South 89017’24” East, assumed bearing, 33.00 feet along the north line of Government Lot 3 to the point of beginning;
Thence continuing South 89017’24” East 146.05 feet;
Thence South 00005’31” East 349.07 feet;
Thence South 87059’47” West 146.68 feet;
Thence North 00000’00” West 355.99 feet parallel with the west line of Government Lot 3 to the point of beginning.
Subject to road easement across the northerly end of the above-described tract and other easements of record.

AND

PARCEL 2 (PID: 08.018.0311):
All that part of Government Lot 3; Section 18, Township 102 North, Range 21 West, Freeborn County, Minnesota; described as follows: Commencing at the northwest corner of Government Lot 3, Section 18-T102N-R21W; thence North 89002’17” East a distance of 586.86 feet, on an assumed bearing on the north line of said Government Lot 3, to the point of beginning;
Thence South 89002’17” West a distance of 119.78 feet, on a reverse of the last described line, on the north line of said Government Lot 3;
Thence South 01045’56” East a distance of 340.70 feet;
Thence South 88014’04” West a distance of 288.00 feet;
Thence South 01°36’20” East a distance of 4.32 feet;
Thence South 86019’23” West a distance of 146.68 feet, to a point 33.00 feet east of the west line of said Government Lot 3;
Thence South 01041’48” East a distance of 415 feet more or less on a line parallel with and 33.00 feet east of the west line of said Government Lot 3; to a point on the northerly shoreline of Pickerel Lake;
Thence Southeasterly and Southerly a distance of 815 feet more or less, along the northerly shoreline of Pickerel Lake to a point on the south line of said Government Lot 3;
Thence North 89002’17” East a distance of 122.69 feet, on the south line of said Government Lot 3, to the point of intersection with a line bearing South 01°36’20” East from the point of beginning, which point is 735.79 feet west of the southeast corner of said Government Lot 3; Thence North 01036’20” West a distance of 1323.91 feet, to the point of beginning; subject to highway easement of the northerly-most side thereof.

PID: 08.011.0020:
That portion of the East Half of the Northeast Quarter of Section 11, Township 102 North, Range 21 West of the Fifth Principal Meridian, described as follows: Commencing at the Northwest corner of said East Half of the Northeast Quarter of said Section 11; thence South along the West line thereof, 1320 feet; thence East Parallel with the North line thereof, 330 feet; thence North 1320 feet parallel with the West line thereof to the North line thereof; thence West along the North line thereof, 330 feet to the point of the beginning; subject to highway right-of-way and subject to easement for road purposes over a strip of land 30 feet in width lying South of and adjoining Minnesota Trunk Highway No. 16, all lying and being in the County of Freeborn, State of Minnesota.

PID: 08.018.0230:
That part of Government Lot 3, Section 18, Township 102 North, Range 21 West, Freeborn County, Minnesota, described as follows: Commencing at the Northwest Corner of Government Lot 3: thence easterly 179.05 feet along the north line of Government Lot 3 to the point of the beginning; thence continuing easterly 288.03 feet along the north line of Government Lot 3; thence southerly deflecting right 89 degrees 11 minutes 53 seconds 340.70 feet; thence westerly deflecting right 90 degrees 00 minutes 00 seconds 288.00 feet; thence northerly deflecting right 90 degrees 00 minutes 00 seconds 344.74 feet to the point of beginning. Subject to a road assessment across the northerly end of the above described tract and other easements of record.

Information concerning the proposed Annexation, including full legal descriptions, will be on file at City Hall on and after the date of this notice. All interested persons may appear at the public hearing and present their views orally or in writing. Anyone needing reasonable accommodations or an interpreter should contact the City Clerk’s office at City Hall at 507-377-4335.

Daphney Maras
City Clerk

Published: July 28, 2021


NOTICE OF CLOSED MEETING OF THE ALBERT LEA CITY COUNCIL
June 28, 2021
5:30 p.m.

Albert Lea City Council Chambers
Albert Lea, MN 56007

In accordance with Section 3.01 of the Charter of the City of Albert Lea and with Minnesota Statute 13D.05, subd. 3(c)(1), you are hereby notified that Mayor Vern Rasmussen, Jr. has called a Special Closed Meeting for Monday, June 28th following the regularly scheduled Work Session at 5:30 PM. This meeting will take place via teleconference as provided by Minnesota Statute 13D.021 Sub (1).

Agenda to include:
Discussion of the sale of real or personal property to be sold by the City of Albert Lea
This notice is served as a requirement of Minnesota Statute 13D.04 Subd.2

/s/
Secretary of the Council


The City of Albert Lea City Council will be conducting  Work Sessions on the second and fourth Monday of each month beginning at 5:30 p.m. via Teleconference as provided by Minnesota Statute 13D.021 Sub(1). The meeting will air live and be available on demand on the city’s website at https://reflect-cityofalbertlea.cablecast.tv/CablecastPublicSite/?channel=1. The meeting will also be available for viewing after the meeting on the City of Albert Lea YouTube channel www.youtube.com/cityofalbertlea

The City of Albert Lea City Council will be conducting City Council meetings on the second and fourth Monday of each month beginning at 7:00 p.m. via teleconference as provided by Minnesota Statute 13D.021 Sub(1). The meeting will air live and be available on demand on the city’s website at https://reflect-cityofalbertlea.cablecast.tv/CablecastPublicSite/?channel=1. The meeting will also be available for viewing after the meeting on the City of  Albert Lea YouTube channel www.youtube.com/cityofalbertlea

City council meetings will be televised on the Government Access channel, 180 on Charter Communications.

Work Session and Council Meeting Agendas will be available on the City of Albert Lea’s website  prior to the meeting date at  www.cityofalbertlea.org, as well as placed in this window box.

Anyone wishing to address  the City Council can:

Join the meeting via the following attendee link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85804098175. You will have the option to be called upon during the public comment portion of the meeting via the Zoom raise hand feature.

Submit comments in writing via email to dmaras@ci.albertlea.mn.us no later than 5:00 p.m., the Monday of the meeting date. Comments received will be read into the record  during the Public Comment portion of the meeting.


NOTICE OF CHARTER COMMISSION MEETING

The Albert Lea Charter Commission will conduct its annual meeting on Monday, May 10, 2021, in the City Hall Council Chambers at 221 East Clark Street, beginning at 4:00 p.m.

Interested persons are invited to attend. The city will be complying with CDC/MDH Covid-19 guidelines. As such, occupancy limits will be reduced to ensure social distancing requirements are met. Attendance will be permitted on a first come first serve basis. Attendees must wear a mask to ensure the safety of staff and the community. Proper mask wearing will be enforced by staff.

For additional information, please contact the Albert Lea City Clerk at 507-377-4335.
/s/ Daphney Maras
City Clerk


The City of Albert Lea City Council will be conducting a Work Session on Monday, May 10, 2021 beginning at 5:30 p.m. via Teleconference as provided by Minnesota Statute 13D.021 Sub(1). The meeting will be recorded and available for viewing after the meeting on the City of Albert Lea YouTube channel www.youtube.com/cityofalbertlea

The City of Albert Lea City Council will be conducting a City Council meeting on Monday, May 10, 2021 beginning at 7:00 p.m. via teleconference as provided by Minnesota Statute 13D.021 Sub(1).

This meeting will be available for viewing after the meeting on the City of Albert Lea YouTube channel www.youtube.com/cityofalbertlea

This meeting will be televised on the Government Access channel, 180 on Charter Communications, and will be available for viewing after the meeting on the City of Albert Lea YouTube channel www.youtube.com/cityofalbertlea

Work Session and Council Meeting Agendas will be available on the City of Albert Lea’s website prior to the meeting date www.cityofalbertlea.org

As the City of Albert Lea Offices are closed to the public. Anyone wishing to address the City Council can:

• Join the meeting via the following attendee link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85804098175. You will have the option to be called upon during the public comment portion of the meeting via the Zoom raise hand feature.
• Submit comments in writing via email to dmaras@ci.albertlea.mn.us no later than 5:00 p.m., Monday May 10, 2021. Comments received will be read into the record during the Public Comment portion of the meeting.


NOTICE OF SPECIAL CLOSED MEETING OF THE ALBERT LEA CITY COUNCIL

May 6, 2021
5:30 p.m.
Albert Lea City Council Chambers
Albert Lea, MN 56007

In accordance with Section 3.01 of the Charter of the City of Albert Lea and with Minnesota Statute 13D.05, subd. 3(b), you are hereby notified that Mayor Vern Rasmussen, Jr. has called a Special Closed Meeting for Thursday, May 6th at 5:30 PM. This meeting will take place via teleconference as provided by Minnesota Statute 13D.021 Sub (1).

Agenda to include:

Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) regarding MPCA draft Shellrock River Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) and Watershed Restoration and Protection Strategy (WRAPS)

This notice is served as a requirement of Minnesota Statue 13D.04 Subd.2

/s/
Secretary of the Council

Published in the Albert Lea Tribune: May 1, 2021


NOTICE OF WORK SESSION AND REGULAR MEETING OF THE ALBERT LEA CITY COUNCIL

The City of Albert Lea City Council will be conducting a Work Session on Monday, April,12, 2021 beginning at 5:30 p.m. via Teleconference as provided by Minnesota Statute 13D.021 Sub(1). The meeting will be recorded and available for viewing after the meeting on the City of Albert Lea YouTube channel www.youtube.com/cityofalbertlea

The City of Albert Lea City Council will be conducting a City Council meeting on Monday, April 12, 2021 beginning at 7:00 p.m. via teleconference as provided by Minnesota Statute 13D.021 Sub(1).

This meeting will be available for viewing after the meeting on the City of Albert Lea YouTube channel www.youtube.com/cityofalbertlea

This meeting will be televised on the Government Access channel, 180 on Charter Communications, and will be available for viewing after the meeting on the City of Albert Lea YouTube channel www.youtube.com/cityofalbertlea

Work Session and Council Meeting Agendas will be available on the City of Albert Lea’s website prior to the meeting date www.cityofalbertlea.org

As the City of Albert Lea Offices are closed to the public. Anyone wishing to address the City Council can:

• Join the meeting via the following attendee link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85804098175. You will have the option to be called upon during the public comment portion of the meeting via the Zoom raise hand feature.
• Submit comments in writing via email to dmaras@ci.albertlea.mn.us no later than 5:00 p.m., Monday April 12, 2021. Comments received will be read into the record during the Public Comment portion of the meeting.


NOTICE OF WORK SESSION AND REGULAR MEETING OF THE ALBERT LEA CITY COUNCIL
The City of Albert Lea City Council will be conducting a Work Session on Monday, March 22, 2021 beginning at 5:30 p.m. via Teleconference as provided by Minnesota Statute 13D.021 Sub(1). The meeting will be recorded and available for viewing after the meeting on the City of Albert Lea YouTube channel www.youtube.com/cityofalbertlea

The City of Albert Lea City Council will be conducting a City Council meeting on Monday, March 22, 2021 beginning at 7:00 p.m. via teleconference as provided by Minnesota Statute 13D.021 Sub(1).

This meeting will be available for viewing after the meeting on the City of Albert Lea YouTube channel www.youtube.com/cityofalbertlea

This meeting will be televised on the Government Access channel, 180 on Charter Communications, and will be available for viewing after the meeting on the City of Albert Lea YouTube channel www.youtube.com/cityofalbertlea

Work Session and Council Meeting Agendas will be available on the City of Albert Lea’s website prior to the meeting date www.cityofalbertlea.org

As the City of Albert Lea Offices are closed to the public. Anyone wishing to address the City Council can:

• Join the meeting via the following attendee link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85804098175. You will have the option to be called upon during the public comment portion of the meeting via the Zoom raise hand feature.
• Submit comments in writing via email to dmaras@ci.albertlea.mn.us no later than 5:00 p.m., Monday March 22, 2021. Comments received will be read into the record during the Public Comment portion of the meeting.


NOTICE OF SPECIAL MEETING OF THE ALBERT LEA CITY COUNCIL

March 13, 2021
8:30 a.m.

Albert Lea Fire Station
417 S. Newton Avenue
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 Saturday, March 13, 2021 at 8:30 a.m. This meeting will take place at the Albert Lea Fire Station, 417 S. Newton Avenue, Albert Lea, MN.

As the City of Albert Lea Offices are closed to the public. Anyone wishing to attend the meeting can:

• Join the meeting via the following attendee link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85804098175.

Agenda to include:

• Annual Goal Setting Session

This notice is served as a requirement of Minnesota Statue 412.91, subd 2. and 13D.04, subd 2.

________/s/___________________
Secretary of the Council

Published in the Albert Lea Tribune March 6, 2021


The City of Albert Lea City Council will be conducting a Work Session on Monday, March 8, 2021 beginning at 5:30 p.m. via Teleconference as provided by Minnesota Statute 13D.021 Sub(1). The meeting will be recorded and available for viewing after the meeting on the City of Albert Lea YouTube channel www.youtube.com/cityofalbertlea

The City of Albert Lea City Council will be conducting a City Council meeting on Monday, March 8, 2021 beginning at 7:00 p.m. via teleconference as provided by Minnesota Statute 13D.021 Sub(1).

This meeting will be available for viewing after the meeting on the City of Albert Lea YouTube channel www.youtube.com/cityofalbertlea

This meeting will be televised on the Government Access channel, 180 on Charter Communications, and will be available for viewing after the meeting on the City of Albert Lea YouTube channel www.youtube.com/cityofalbertlea

Work Session and Council Meeting Agendas will be available on the City of Albert Lea’s website prior to the meeting date www.cityofalbertlea.org

As the City of Albert Lea Offices are closed to the public. Anyone wishing to address the City Council can:

  • Join the meeting via the following attendee link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85804098175. You will have the option to be called upon during the public comment portion of the meeting via the Zoom raise hand feature.
  • Submit comments in writing via email to dmaras@ci.albertlea.mn.us no later than 5:00 p.m., Monday March 8, 2021. Comments received will be read into the record during the Public Comment portion of the meeting.

The City of Albert Lea City Council will be conducting a Work Session on Monday, February 22, 2021 beginning at 5:30 p.m. via Teleconference as provided by Minnesota Statute 13D.021 Sub(1). The meeting will be recorded and available for viewing after the meeting on the City of Albert Lea YouTube channel www.youtube.com/cityofalbertlea

The City of Albert Lea City Council will be conducting a City Council meeting on Monday, February 22, 2021 beginning at 7:00 p.m. via teleconference as provided by Minnesota Statute 13D.021 Sub(1).

This meeting will be available for viewing after the meeting on the City of Albert Lea YouTube channel www.youtube.com/cityofalbertlea

Work Session and Council Meeting Agendas will be available on the City of Albert Lea’s website prior to the meeting date www.cityofalbertlea.org

As the City of Albert Lea Offices are closed to the public. Anyone wishing to address the City Council can:

• Join the meeting via the following attendee link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85804098175. You will have the option to be called upon during the public comment portion of the meeting via the Zoom raise hand feature.
• Submit comments in writing via email to dmaras@ci.albertlea.mn.us no later than 5:00 p.m., Monday February 22, 2021. Comments received will be read into the record during the Public Comment portion of the meeting.


PUBLIC NOTICE
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 March 19, 2021 at 11:00 am via ZOOM (https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86060122713). 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: February 13, 2021


NOTICE OF SPECIAL CLOSED MEETING OF THE ALBERT LEA CITY COUNCIL
February 18, 2021
5:30 p.m.
Albert Lea City Council Chambers
Albert Lea, MN 56007

In accordance with Section 3.01 of the Charter of the City of Albert Lea and with Minnesota Statute 13D.05, subd. 3(b), you are hereby notified that Mayor Vern Rasmussen, Jr. has called a Special Closed Meeting for Thursday, February 18th at 5:30 PM. This meeting will take place via teleconference as provided by Minnesota Statute 13D.021 Sub(1).

Agenda to include:

Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) regarding MPCA draft Shellrock River Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) and Watershed Restoration and Protection Strategy (WRAPS)

This notice is served as a requirement of Minnesota Statue 13D.04 Subd.2


The City of Albert Lea City Council will be conducting a Work Session on Monday, February 8, 2021 beginning at 5:30 p.m. via Teleconference as provided by Minnesota Statute 13D.021 Sub(1). The meeting will be recorded and available for viewing after the meeting on the City of Albert Lea YouTube channel www.youtube.com/cityofalbertlea

The City of Albert Lea City Council will be conducting a City Council meeting on Monday, February 8, 2021 beginning at 7:00 p.m. via teleconference as provided by Minnesota Statute 13D.021 Sub(1).

This meeting will be available for viewing after the meeting on the City of Albert Lea YouTube channel www.youtube.com/cityofalbertlea

Work Session and Council Meeting Agendas will be available on the City of Albert Lea’s website prior to the meeting date www.cityofalbertlea.org

As the City of Albert Lea Offices are closed to the public. Anyone wishing to address the City Council can:

  • Join the meeting via the following attendee link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85804098175. You will have the option to be called upon during the public comment portion of the meeting via the Zoom raise hand feature.
  • Submit comments in writing via email to dmaras@ci.albertlea.mn.us no later than 5:00 p.m., Monday February 8, 2021. Comments received will be read into the record during the Public Comment portion of the meeting.

The City of Albert Lea City Council will be conducting a Work Session on Monday, January 25, 2021 beginning at 5:30 p.m. via Teleconference as provided by Minnesota Statute 13D.021 Sub(1). The meeting will be recorded and available for viewing after the meeting on the City of Albert Lea YouTube channel www.youtube.com/cityofalbertlea

The City of Albert Lea City Council will be conducting a City Council meeting on Monday, January 25, 2021 beginning at 7:00 p.m. via teleconference as provided by Minnesota Statute 13D.021 Sub(1).

This meeting will be available for viewing after the meeting on the City of Albert Lea YouTube channel www.youtube.com/cityofalbertlea

As the City of Albert Lea Offices are closed to the public. Anyone wishing to address the City Council can:

  • Join the meeting via the following attendee link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85804098175. You will have the option to be called upon during the public comment portion of the meeting via the Zoom raise hand feature.
  • Submit comments in writing via email to dmaras@ci.albertlea.mn.us no later than 5:00 p.m., Monday January 25, 2021. Comments received will be read into the record during the Public Comment portion of the meeting.