Public Notices

PUBLIC NOTICES PAGE

 

 This page contains public notices that may be of interest to a wide variety of citizens, contractors, property owners and the like.  Information contained on this page does not take the place of any publication required to be placed in the official newspaper of the City of Saint Peter.   For technical questions related to these notices, please contact the City Department referenced in the notice.  For public information requests related to the notices, please contact  the City Administrator’s Office at 934-0663.  Please note that as provided for in State Statute, requests for public information may, in certain circumstances, require payment of a fee.  
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CURRENT NOTICES:

CITY CODE CHANGE - HOSPITAL PURCHASE REGULATIONS

* REQUEST FOR FORMAL WRITTEN PROPOSALS - PURCHASE OF ADVANCED METERING INFRASTRUCTURE (AMI) ELECTRICAL METERS

REQUEST FOR FORMAL WRITTEN PROPOSALS - GENERATOR MAINTENANCE

REQUEST FOR FORMAL WRITTEN PROPOSALS FOR PURCHASE OF ROCKWELL MICROLOGIX 1100 PROGRAMMABLE LOGIC CONTROLLER

* NOTICE OF PROPOSED CHANGES TO CITY CODE (SEVERAL)

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 NOTICE OF PROPOSED CITY CODE ORDINANCE CHANGE

CHAPTER 2 “ADMINISTRATION”, DIVISION 9 “HOSPITAL, NURSING HOME, MEDICAL CLINIC, COMMISSION”

 

The City Council of the City of Saint Peter shall consider a proposed City Code modification related to Chapter 2 “Administration”, Division 9 “Hospital, Nursing Home, Medical Clinic Commission” Section 2-628 “Capital Items and Emergency Facilities Purchasing” as part of the October 8, 2017 regular meeting which begins at 7:00 p.m. in the Governors' Room of the Community Center.
 
The proposed ordinance shall be as follows:
 
Sec. 6-228. - Capital items, and emergency facilities purchasing.
Capital Items shall include any equipment or group of different equipment whose intended use in an integrated manner supports the provision of a singular service, project or program and has a useful life in excess of one year and a purchase price of greater than $50,000. Capital purchases of $50,001 to $100,000 shall be allowed only after formal written proposals have been received and recommended for acceptance by the Commission and formally approved by the City Council. The formal written proposal process shall be as outlined in the City's purchasing policy.
Capital equipment that needs immediate replacement due to a malfunction which compromises the hospital's ability to provide patient service or provide an appropriate hospital environment may be made at the discretion of the Commission under rules it may establish, but must be sent for review by the Hospital Commission and must be further ratified by the City Council if in excess of $50,001.
No alterations, repairs or improvements to the hospital, medical clinic or nursing home exceeding $100,001 shall be made by said Commission, without first obtaining formal sealed bids and the approval of the City Council. The sealed bid process shall be as outlined in State Statute and the City's purchasing policy and all bids shall be publically opened and read.
The Commission shall develop purchasing rules or policies for purchases under the limits established in this section and those rules or policies may be more restrictive in nature than those provided for in this section.  Copies of any such rules or policies must be provided to the City Administrator's Office upon adoption.
 
A complete copy of the proposed ordinance is available for public review in the Office of the City Administrator during regular business hours. 
Todd Prafke
City Administrator

 

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REQUEST FOR FORMAL WRITTEN PROPOSALS FOR PURCHASE OF ADVANCED METERING INFRASTRUCTURE (AMI) ELECTRICAL METERS

 

 

The City of Saint Peter, Department of Public Works, Electric Utility is requesting formal written proposals for the following meters that are compatible with the City’s existing Eaton AMI proprietary system.
 
                                                              Unit Cost                     Total
(50) 420-12S CL200 AMI Meters        EACH $________         $                     
(300)  420-F2S CL200 AMI Meters     EACH $________         $                     
 
Proposals will be received until 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 10, 2018 and should be sent to City of Saint Peter, Department of Public Works, Attn:  Pete Moulton, 405 West St. Julien Street, Saint Peter, MN  56082 or by e-mail to petem@saintpetermn.gov. Vendors with questions regarding this request for proposals should contact Jerry Holsapple at 507-934-0670. 

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REQUEST FOR FORMAL WRITTEN PROPOSALS TO COMPLETE GENERATOR MAINTENANCE ON MULTIPLE UNITS WITHIN THE CITY OF SAINT PETER

 

 

The Department of Public Works is requesting formal written proposals to complete regular maintenance on generators within the City of Saint Peter. The intent is to present the formal written proposals to the City Council for consideration leading to a five-year generator maintenance contract.  Proposals must be received by the Public Works Director by 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, October 10, 405 West Saint Julien Street, Saint Peter, Minnesota 56082-1874.

Scope: Interested vendors must submit a formal written proposal identifying the cost to maintain generators located throughout Saint Peter including the Broadway Generation Plant generators and the City’s emergency generators (16 generators in total). The project cost shall identify the planned cost which will be tied to a five-year contract. All responses must be on the form provided by the City of Saint Peter. No exceptions or deviations from the form will be accepted. Copies of the proposal form are available by contacting the Public Works Department at (507)934-0670 or by email at petem@saintpetermn.gov.

A meeting to view the sites and facilities is scheduled for 9:00 A.M. on Tuesday September 18th at the Public Works Department, 405 West Saint Julien Street in Saint Peter, Minnesota.  During the meeting staff will review maintenance requirements and service levels expected of the winning proposal.  City Mechanic David Gunderson will provide access to each site for those in attendance during the meeting.  Individual access will not be permitted after September 18th. Mr. Gunderson may be contacted by email at davidg@saintpetermn.gov

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REQUEST FOR FORMAL WRITTEN PROPOSALS FOR PURCHASE OF ROCKWELL MICROLOGIX 1100 PROGRAMMABLE LOGIC CONTROLLER

 

The Saint Peter Public Works Department Wasterwater Utility is requesting formal written proposals for the following:
 
A)   Labor and materials to remove and replace the Kasota Lift Station Control Panel, pump controller and alarm dialer
B)   Float switch with 60’ of cable
C)   Submersible Level Transducer with 60’ of cable
D)   Lot Startup and Owner Training services including setup, program and checkout the system operations.
 
Proposals will be received until 10:00 a.m. on Friday, October 12, 2018 and should be sent to City of Saint Peter, Department of Public Works, Attn:  Scot Peterson, 405 West St. Julien Street, Saint Peter, MN  56082 or by e-mail to scotp@saintpetermn.gov. Vendors with questions regarding this request for proposals should contact Scot Peterson at 507-934-0670. 

 

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 NOTICES OF PROPOSED CHANGES TO SAINT PETER CITY CODE

NOTICE OF PROPOSED CITY CODE ORDINANCE CHANGE

CHAPTER 24

 

The City Council of the City of Saint Peter shall consider a proposed City Code modification related to Chapter 24, Section 24-319 as part of the October 22, 2018 regular meeting which begins at 7:00 p.m. in the Governors Room of the Community Center (600 South Fifth Street).  The proposed ordinance shall be as follows:
Section 1.  The following changes to City Code Chapter 24, “Land Use Regulations and Zoning” are hereby adopted:
            Section 24-319 Principle Permitted Uses.
Unless otherwise provided in this chapter, no building or lands shall be used for other than one or more of the following purposes:
1.Civic Uses
 
  1. Administrative Services
  2. Day Care Services (Limited)
  3. Local Utility Services
 
  1. Commercial Uses
 
  1. Personal Improvement Services
 
Section 2.  All provisions of Chapter 1 of the Saint Peter City Code are made a part hereof and applicable to this Ordinance.
 
A complete copy of the proposed ordinance is available for public review in the Office of the City Administrator during regular business hours.
  

NOTICE OF PROPOSED CITY CODE ORDINANCE CHANGE

CHAPTER 24

 
The City Council of the City of Saint Peter shall consider a proposed City Code modification related to Chapter 24 as part of the October 22, 2018 regular meeting which begins at 7:00 p.m. in the Governors Room of the Community Center (600 South Fifth Street).
 
The proposed ordinance shall be as follows:
 
Section 1.  City Code Chapter 24, “Land Use Regulations and Zoning” is hereby amended as follows:
 
DIVISION 19. – (RPO) RESIDENTIAL PRESERVATION OVERLAY
 
Sec. 24 – 510. – Statement of Intent.
 
            The (RPO) Residential Preservation Overlay District is intended to maintain the existing development patterns of the Highway 169 corridor and to preserve the historic residential setting and character of the Minnesota Square Park neighborhood.  The district is further intended to protect the existing vistas from Minnesota Square Park amenities and to protect the solemnity of the Veteran’s Memorial site within the park.  Finally the district is intended to provide for separation of the highway service commercial uses from the pedestrian oriented historic downtown.  The principles of the Residential Preservation Overlay District are to be carried out through the application of certain standards regulating scale, access and design for when properties within the district are developed or redeveloped.
 
Sec. 24 - 511 – Application.
 
The standards of the (RPO) Residential Preservation Overlay District shall be applied to those parcels and lots as depicted on the Official Zoning Map maintained by the Zoning Administrator.
 
Sec. 24 - 512 – Accessibility
 
            To provide the appropriate access for both vehicular and pedestrian traffic, the following standards shall be applied when properties and structures within the district are developed, enlarged or redeveloped.
 
Subd. 1.           Front yard curb cuts to provide driveway access to vehicular parking lots or pads shall be prohibited.  Vehicular access shall be provided to the rear of the property from the adjoining rear alley.
 
Subd. 2.           All vehicular parking shall be provided exclusively within the rear yard of the property.
 
Subd. 3.           A pedestrian walkway shall be provided and maintained providing connectivity from the public sidewalk to the front door of the principle structure upon the lot.
 
Sec. 24 - 513 – Building Design and Construction
 
            All buildings and structures in the (RPO) Residential Preservation Overlay District shall meet the following design and construction standards for both new construction and redevelopment of properties.
 
Subd. 1.           A single doorway providing entry and exit from the principle structure shall be provided on the façade facing either Highway 169 (Minnesota Avenue) or Minnesota Square Park.
 
Subd. 2.           Duplex Residential uses shall have one unit accessed from the façade facing Highway 169 (Minnesota Avenue) or Minnesota Square Park.  The second unit access shall be provided from the rear of the property.
 
Subd. 3.           When structures are demolished and a site is to be redeveloped via new construction, the new construction shall be limited to 80% to 125% of the footprint of the structure that was removed from the site.
 
            Subd. 4.           New construction shall have a minimum roof pitch of 4:12.
 
Subd. 5.           Lamp posts, light poles and flag poles shall not exceed twelve (12) feet in height.
 
Subd. 6.           Fencing within the front yard(s) of the property shall be limited to four (4) feet in height.
 
Sec. 24 - 514 – Lighting
 
            All exterior illumination or lighting within the district shall conform to the following regulations.
 
Subd. 1.           All exterior lighting of the site, including parking areas, shall be accomplished utilizing full cutoff light fixtures which shed no light skyward.
 
Subd. 2.           Any allowed signage upon the site shall not be internally or externally illuminated.
 
Sec. 24 - 515 – Development Restrictions
 
The following standards shall be applied throughout the (RPO) Residential Preservation Overlay District.
 
Subd. 1.           No new construction shall be undertaken, and no structures shall be placed within the established front or side yards.
 
Subd. 2.           Parcels shall not be further subdivided into multiple lots via the platting, registered land survey or administrative lot split process.
 
Subd. 3.           Multiple parcels shall not be combined, joined or assembled for future development or redevelopment.
 
Sec. 24-516 – 24-527 – Reserved
 
A complete copy of the proposed ordinance is available for public review in the Office of the City Administrator during regular business hours.
 
 

NOTICE OF PROPOSED CITY CODE ORDINANCE CHANGE

CHAPTER 24

 
The City Council of the City of Saint Peter shall consider a proposed City Code modification related to Chapter 24 as part of the October 22, 2018 regular meeting which begins at 7:00 p.m. in the Governors Room of the Community Center (600 South Fifth Street).
 
The proposed ordinance shall be as follows:
 
Section 1.  The following changes to City Code Chapter 24, “Land Use Regulations and Zoning: are hereby adopted:
 
            Section 24-15:
 
(36)      Visitor Habitation:  Establishments primarily engaged in the provision of lodging services on a less-than-weekly basis with incidental food, drink and other sales and services intended for the convenience of guests.  The following are visitor habitation use types:
 
  1. Vacation Rental by Owner:  A dwelling designed and utilized as a single-family residence, managed by the property’s owner, and having bedroom accommodations for paying guests.
 
  1. Vacation Rental by Owner (Homestead): An owner occupied dwelling designed and utilized as a single-family residence, managed by the property’s owner and having bedroom accommodations for paying guests.
 
  1. Campground:  Campground facilities providing camping or parking areas and incidental services for travelers in recreational vehicles or tents.  Typical uses include recreational vehicle parks.
 
  1. Hotel Motel:  Lodging services involving the provision of room or board.  Typical uses include hotels, motels or transient boardinghouses.
 
Section 24-39.
 
            (3)        Visitor Habitation: Vacation Rental by Owner (Homestead)
 
Section 24-40.
 
            (3)        Visitor Habitation: Vacation Rental by Owner
 
Section 24-74
 
            (3)        Visitor Habitation:  Vacation Rental by Owner (Homestead)
 
Section 24-75 (3).
 
            b.         Visitor Habitation:  Vacation Rental by Owner
 
Section 24-99.
 
            (3)        Visitor Habitation:  Vacation Rental by Owner (Homestead)
 
Section 24-100 (2)
 
            f.          Visitor Habitation:  Vacation Rental by Owner
 
Section 24-229 (2)
 
            r.          Visitor Habitation:  Vacation Rental by Owner
 
A complete copy of the proposed ordinance is available for public review in the Office of the City Administrator during regular business hours.
  

NOTICE OF PROPOSED CITY CODE ORDINANCE ADOPTION

 
The City Council of the City of Saint Peter shall consider a proposed Ordinance related to the annexation of land as part of the October 22, 2018 regular meeting which begins at 7:00 p.m. in the Governors Room of the Community Center (600 South Fifth Street).
 
The proposed ordinance shall be as follows:
 
Section 1.  Territory Annexed: Pursuant to Minnesota Statute 414.033, Subdivision 1, the corporate limits of the City of Saint Peter are hereby extended by annexation of the property described as follows:
 
Part of the Southwest Quarter of the Southeast Quarter of Section 8, Township 110 North, Range 26 West, Nicollet County, Minnesota described as: Beginning at the Southeast corner of the Southwest Quarter of the Southeast Quarter of said Section 8; thence South 89 degrees 30 minutes 33 seconds West (bearing based on Nicollet County Coordinate System NAD83, 2011 Adjustment) on the South line of the Southeast Quarter of said Section 8, a distance of 45.00 feet; thence North 00 degrees 03 minutes 42 seconds West, a distance of 650.00 feet; thence South 89 degrees 55 minutes 42 seconds East, a distance of 34.43 feet; thence northeasterly, a distance of 10.57 feet along the tangential curve to the left having a radius of 380.00 feet and a central angle of 01 degrees 35 minutes 39 seconds, to the Northwest corner of the Park, Standard Lumber Subdivision No. 5, according to the recorded plat thereof; thence South 00 degrees 03 minutes 42 seconds East, not tangent to said curve, on the East line of the Southwest Quarter of the Southeast Quarter of said Section 8, also being the West line of Standard Lumber Subdivision No. 5 and the West line of Standard Lumber Subdivision No. 3, according to the recorded plat thereof, a distance of 649.70 feet to the point of beginning.
A complete copy of the proposed ordinance is available for public review in the Office of the City Administrator during regular business hours.
 
                                                                                                                        Todd Prafke
                                                                                                                        City Administrator