December 2013

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Ellsworth Jerome Stensrud, 82, Swift Falls

Ellsworth Jerome Stensrud was born May 31, 1931, in Montevideo, Minnesota, the son of Julian and Esther (Ostlie) Stensrud.  He was baptized in Watson, Minnesota, and confirmed in Rolling Forks Lutheran Church in Pope County.  He grew up in Pope County and graduated from Glenwood High School in 1949.  After graduation, Ellsworth attended Normal School in Glenwood and taught two years in rural Pope County Schools.  In 1952, he moved to Seattle, Washington and worked for Boeing.  On April 11, 1953, Ellsworth was united in marriage to Karen Fae Adele Steen at Swift Falls Lutheran Church.  This union was blessed with five children and 57 years of marriage.  After their marriage, the couple moved to Minneapolis, where Ellsworth worked at Silco for one year and Flour City Architectural Corporation for 38 years until he retired.  They moved back to Swift Falls in 2001.  As parents raising their children, he was active in the Young Couples Club at Our Saviors Lutheran Church in Minneapolis. 

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Peter Raymond Ollendick, 65, Benson

Peter Raymond Ollendick was born on May 2, 1948, in Benson, Minnesota, the son of Raymond and Esther Schwebach Ollendick.  He was baptized and confirmed in the Catholic Faith and grew up in Tara Township, Swift County.  He attended country school and then graduated from Benson High School.  Peter served his country in the United States Army during the Vietnam War.  On October 24, 1970 Peter was united in marriage to Connie Miller at St. Malachy’s Catholic Church in Clontarf.  This union was blessed with five children.  They lived in Benson and in Fort Dodge Iowa from 1988 to 1994, before returning to Benson.
     

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COMMISSIONERS SALARIES FOR 2014

RESOLUTION
SETTING SWIFT COUNTY BOARD
OF COMMISSIONERS SALARIES FOR 2014

Motion by Commissioner Hendrickx
Seconded by Commissioner Peterson
WHEREAS, Minnesota Statute § 375.055 requires the Commission to set the salary and schedule of per diem for the Commission annually.
NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Board of Commissioners of Swift County, set the Commission salaries and schedule of per diem for 2014 is as follows:

Chair    $19,075.00
Other Commissioners    $18,575.00
Per diem                          $ 70.00 per meeting
                                       (maximum 1 per diem per day)

   Adopted on a 5-0 vote by the Swift County Board of County Commissioners the 17th day of December 2013.

Swift County Board of Commissioners
/s/ Joe Fox
Joe Fox, Chairman
ATTEST:
/s/ Michel Pogge-Weaver
Michel Pogge-Weaver, County Administrator

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING jan. 6

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT:
There will be a meeting of the Swift County Board of Adjustment on Monday, January 6, 2014 at 8:00 a.m. in the Commissioner’s Room, Swift County Courthouse, 301 14th St. No., Benson, MN to consider the following:

IN THE MATTER OF:  Adrian Smith, 205 Falcon Ave., Benson, MN  56215 (Owner)
REQUEST:    Variance from required 100 ft. setback to the center line of Cottonwood St. in Swift Falls, MN and from the required 20 ft. setback to the nearest property line for a 14’ x 32’ storage shed.
LOCATION:     Part N ½ of the SW ¼ of the SE ¼ of Section 3 of T-122, R-38 (Camp Lake Township) of Swift County, MN.

All interested persons may appear and be heard at said place and time.

Dated: December 23, 2013
Scott Collins, Director
Swift County Environmental Services
12-25-2c
 

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NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE

NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE

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MINUTES OF THE WORK SESSION SCHOOL BOARD. DEC. 10, 2013

MINUTES OF THE WORK SESSION
SCHOOL BOARD
INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 777
Benson, Minnesota
December 10, 2013

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NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE

NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE

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SWIFT COUNTY BOARD RESOLUTION for 2014

RESOLUTION
SETTING SWIFT COUNTY BOARD
OF COMMISSIONERS SALARIES FOR 2014

Motion by Commissioner Hendrickx
Seconded by Commissioner Peterson
WHEREAS, Minnesota Statute § 375.055 requires the Commission to set the salary and schedule of per diem for the Commission annually.
NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Board of Commissioners of Swift County, set the Commission salaries and schedule of per diem for 2014 is as follows:

Chair    $19,075.00
Other Commissioners    $18,575.00
Per diem                          $ 70.00 per meeting
                                       (maximum 1 per diem per day)

   Adopted on a 5-0 vote by the Swift County Board of County Commissioners the 17th day of December 2013.

Swift County Board of Commissioners
/s/ Joe Fox
Joe Fox, Chairman
ATTEST:
/s/ Michel Pogge-Weaver
Michel Pogge-Weaver, County Administrator

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING; BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT:
There will be a meeting of the Swift County Board of Adjustment on Monday, January 6, 2014 at 8:00 a.m. in the Commissioner’s Room, Swift County Courthouse, 301 14th St. No., Benson, MN to consider the following:

IN THE MATTER OF:  Adrian Smith, 205 Falcon Ave., Benson, MN  56215 (Owner)
REQUEST:    Variance from required 100 ft. setback to the center line of Cottonwood St. in Swift Falls, MN and from the required 20 ft. setback to the nearest property line for a 14’ x 32’ storage shed.
LOCATION:     Part N ½ of the SW ¼ of the SE ¼ of Section 3 of T-122, R-38 (Camp Lake Township) of Swift County, MN.

All interested persons may appear and be heard at said place and time.

Dated: December 23, 2013
Scott Collins, Director
Swift County Environmental Services
12-25-2c
 

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NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE

NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE

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