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Tuesday, October 11, 2011 7-DAY FORECAST FOR COLD SPRING, MN Tuesday % Partly sunny and mild Ji "rue. night Mostly cloudy and mild Wednesday Showers pos- sible Thursday A shower pos- sible; cooler Fdday Bright and sunny ircil00rtm Saturday Rain Breton Cold Spring Record Sunday Monday Rain Sunny intervals; warmer 49 The patented RealFeel Temperaturee is an exclusive index of effective temperature based on eight weather factors YiV| t II:l=l;1 I;t=l:l,.lg I :lk"ivtY| :t =1; I  I-'1=1-] t ' ' llures Precipitation Sun Set Moon i  Rise Rise Set Tue. 7:28 am. 6:40 pm  Tue. 6:09 p m 7:09 am .e:. 7:29 a.m. 6:38 p.m.  Wed. 6:34 p.m, 8:10 a.m. 7:31 a.m. 6:37 p,m I Thu. 7:03 p.m. 9:11 a.m. L Fri. 7:32 a.m. 6:35 p.m. I Fri. 7:37 p.m. 10:12 a.m. Sat. 7:33 a.m. 6:33 p.m. I Sat. 8:17 p.m. 11:10 a.m. Sun. 7:35 a.m. 6:31 p.m. I Sun. 9:04 p.m. 12:05 p.m. Man. 7:36 a.m. 6:30 p.m. I Man. 9:58 p.m. 12:55 p.m. Forecasts and lraFhios lorovided b/AccuWesthar, Inc. 011 i ''j ;IHI: i :l :i l ;{ =1: i,.lg l: I =1 =1, [1']! h   / / The Council approved moving the assessment hearing for the He explained that RL Larson has filed a claim against the City for Granite Landing project from Oc- tober 10th to October 26, 2011. The Council authorized staff to delay the paving of 2nd Avenue South and the culdesac in the Granite Landing Development and directed the City Engineer to start a change order with the con- tractor for such change. The Council held a closed meeting regarding the contract with RL Larson. City Attorney approximately $150,000 for a change in condition on the Gran- ite Landing Improvement Project. He stated that the City has de- nied the claim and the matter has been placed in mediation pur- suant to the contract. He ex- plained that RL Larson has filed a demand for arbitration and that the matter is now in that process. He stated the purpose of the closed meeting is to discuss settle-  Tom Jovanovich stated the reason ment proposals, discuss the de- 1, :i the meeting would be closed was fenses the City has to the claim io9 due to attorney client privilege, and to discuss litigation strategy. i=, Be-n efit Nov. 26th Tuesday Wedneaclay Thursday Friday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday City HI LO W HI LO W HI LO W HI LOW City HI LO W HI LO W HI LO W HI LOW Des Moines, IA 76 58 pc 75 52 sh 67 47 s 73 51 s Atlanta 78 61 t 76 61 r 80 57 c 78 53 s Duluth, MN 65 55 pc 64 50 r 56 37 c 59 37 s Boston 70 53 s 72 53 c 67 58 r 71 48 r Eau Claire, Wl 72 56 pc 70 53 r 63 42 c 66 41 pc Chicago 75 57 pc 77 56 pc 70 47 c 65 48 s Fargo, ND 70 51 pc 67 44 sh 58 36 pc 64 37 s Cleveland 77 57 s 72 56 s 73 52 pc 65 42 s Grand Marals, MN 64 56 pc 61 53 r 56 40 c 51 34 pc Dallas 87 67 pc 88 63 s 82 59 s 87 63 s Hibbing, MN 67 52 pc 62 46 sh 55 33 c 59 31 r Denver 72 45 s 75 41 s 72 47 s 79 47 pc Int'lFalls, MN 66 53 pc 62 44 sh 53 32 c 57 33 r Detroit 76 54 s 73 54 s 70 51 c 63 46 s La Crosse, WI 73 58 pc 71 55 sh 66 46 c 66 46 s Houston 87 67 pc 89 65 PC 89 65 s 91 65 s Madison, Wl 72 55 pc 72 53 sh 68 45 c 66 43 s Indianapolis 78 58 s 76 56 s 71 51 c 65 50 s Milwaukee, WI 72 56 pc 73 55 pc 66 48 c 65 46 s Kansas City 79 60 pc 77 54 sh 71 49 s 74 56 s Minneapolis, MN 73 57 pc 71 54 r 63 45 sh 66 43 s LosAngeles 81 62 s 83 64 s 87 63 s 87 62 s Peoria, iL 77 57 pc 79 57 sh 72 49 c 69 52 s Miami 86 77 t 89 76 pc 89 78 c 84 75 sh Rochester, MN 72 55 pc 69 51 r 63 43 pc 65 45 s New Orleans 81 68 pc 80 66 c 84 65 s 89 64 s Rockford, lL 77 57 pc 76 55 sh 72 46 c 67 46 s NewYorkCity 78 63 s 75 62 r 72 60 r 75 54 sh Sioux Falls, SD 72 50 pc 71 46 sh 61 39 pc 69 44 s Odando 88 71 t 88 73 c 87 72 c 83 66 r Springfield. IL 79 57 pc 78 56 sh 73 45 pc 70 51 pc Phoenix 93 70 s 95 70 s 96 70 s 100 75 s St Cloud, MN 70 52 pc 70 49 r 62 38 pc 66 38 s San Francisco 71 56 s 75 55 s 75 56 s 76 56 s St. Paul, MN 72 57 pc 71 54 r 64 45 sh 66 42 s Seattle 59 47 sh 60 43 sh 60 46 c 53 42 c Watedoo, lA 74 54 pc 71 50 sh 67 42 c 70 47 s Washington, DC 81 60 s 76 62 r 80 61 r 77 51 s Weather (W): s-sunny, pc-partly cloudy, c.-cloudy, sh-showers, t-thunderstorms, r-rain, sf-snow flurries, sn-snow, I-ice. AccuWeather sponsored by: Grant Money Available City Council School dedication continued from page 1 budgeted expectations, the dis- trict has been able to accomplish some other long-term deferred maintenance projects. This sum- mer, the heating and ventilation system at the John Clark Ele- mentary site in Rockville was overhauled to make significant improvements in the physical environment at the site. The sys- tem was aging and facing very serious operational issues but the ability to use resources from the budget savings in Phase I and II allowed the district to make these improvements. In Richmond, the ability to use construction resources al- lowed serious water service is- sues to be addressed this past summer. As the spring unfolded in 2011, some water leaks in the tunnel system at Richmond Ele- mentary School were discovered. During the process of examining the leaks, it became apparent that the best solution was to re- place the pipelines under the building. Greater investigation revealed that there were much more serious, and potentially very damaging, problems existed in the water lines, but applica- tion of some of the budget sav- ings allowed the district to com- pletely replace all the lines and put the building in good condi- tion well into the future. continued from page 1 or equipment. They cannot be saved for a long period of time nor can they be applied to nor- mal operating expenses. In the long-term, however, district use of the construction resources to resolve deferred maintenance items will allow regular budget- ary resources to be used for is- sues beyond deferred mainte- nance. As construction is completed on the DEF building, the school board will begin to review the items of deferred maintenance to determine what projects to un- dertake and what issues to ad- dress. The final costs for the main construction project will be much more clear and the extent of resource to apply toward other projects will be more definite. COMIN6SOON At Cold Spring Elementary, the heating, ventilation and air ;R$70, Hake Throwing Snow Fun Again! conditioning system is run by a series of heat pumps across the building. Because the building is about 20 years old, the system is beginning to experience failures within the pumps and system. A major project to replace a series of heat pumps occurred this summer to keep the building op- erational and prevent heat fail- ure this coming winter. Again, the resources of the construction budget were applied to address a long-term deferred maintenance project. School Board members and district staff have compiled a list of other deferred maintenance projects to address with other construction funds. As with the examples at the elementary lev- els, the projects on the list are is- sues the district will need to ad- dress in one manner or another in the next few years. With the construction project coming un- der budget, a number of these projects can be completed with the resources. This will allow the district to apply regular budget resources into other areas or ad- dress issues that could not other- wise be resolved. Construction funds are very tightly controlled by the state of Minnesota. Construction funds may only be applied toward capi- tal projects such as building, re- modeling, deferred maintenance ST 121 E 9 Ibs/ft torque Single stage SnowKing engine 21" clearing width Electric Start Power Price ......... $ 649.9S scheduling adoption of assess- ments for the "2010 Sewer Relin- ing" Project. The Council approved spending the budgeted amount of $10,000 for the purchase of a truck for the parks department. The Council approved the roof repairs at the wastewater treat- ment plant at a cost not to exceed $3,000 as budgeted. The Council approved the streetlight system installation bid with Signature Lighting Inc. at Granite Landing in the amount of $50,557.50. The Council appointed Dean Baumgarten and Jamie Rever- mann to the positions of Part-time Police Officer, upon the condition that all pre-employment require- ments are satisfied. 924HV 9 Ibs/ft torque Two stage SnowKing engine 24" clearing width Bearing auger support Power Price ......... $ 799.95 Friends of Vern Schreiner are having a benefit for Vern on Sat- urday, November 26 h at Grandpa Jerry's (River Station) in Rich- mond. There will be a spaghetti dinner that will be served from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. The dinner will be $8.00 for adults and $4.00 for children 10 and under. There will also be a silent and live auction and raffle. Music will be provided by Tim and Rick Backes. Vern Schreiner has a rare ill- ness the Mayo Clinic is chal- lenged to diagnose that causes in- jury to the spinal cord that has left Vern unable to use his legs. He has spent nearly two months in the hospital and has had hun- dreds of medical tests. His illness has left him with medical expens- es and unable to work since June. In addition, his inability to walk has left his home and trans- portation in need of wheel chair accessibility. Vern is the treas- ured husband of Lucy Schneiner and the adored father of Duane Schreiner, Rhonda Cronin, Scott Schreiner, Tina Pendergast and Paul Schreiner. Please join the Vern Schreiner benefit committee on November 26  to raise funds for a wonderful man who needs our help. Vern usually is the one giving, and now it is our turn to give back to him. We hope you can find it in your heart to help Vern. Funds may also be donated through: Vern Schreiner Benefit State Bank of Richmond PO Box 519 Richmond, MN 56368 (320) 597-2145 Spaghetti dinner tickets can be purchased at Backes Wood Prod- ucts, State Bank of Richmond, Holiday Gas Station in Cold Spring, and the State Bank of Cold Spring. For donations and/or questions please call Jim at (320) 237-1961 or Mike at (320) 267-2885. You can follow Vern's story on schreiner Prices and specifications subject to change. NEW Golf Cars ADVE00I'URES & Sports, Inc. 394 Hwy. 23 - Richmond 597-4386 888-262-3530 Page 3 Chamber seeks new members, plans made for information session Nov. 1 The Cold Spring Area Cham- ber of Commerce is holding a Membership Information Session for potential interested Chamber members on Tuesday, Nov. 1 at the Cold Spring City Hall in the Council chambers from 5:30 pm - 7 pm. Whether your business or organization is new to the Cold Spring area or well-estab- lished, just getting started or ex- panding, this event is for you. There are incentives for mem- bers bringing a friend who signs up as a Chamber member and also there are membership incen- tives for businesses who sign up that day or commit to member- ship. If you are interested in at- tending, please RSVP by Mon- day, Oct. 31 by calling the chamber office at 320-685-4186 or There will be food and refreshments available. 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