NOTICE OF PRIMARY ELECTION PRAIRIEVILLE TOWNSHIP, CITY OF EVAN

Notice is hereby given to the voters of Prairieville Township and the City of Evan in Brown County, that a Primary Election will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2012, at the Evan Town Hall. The polls will be open from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., for the purpose of nominating candidates for the Federal and State offices to be voted for on the Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012, General Election. Anyone needing an absentee ballot, please contact the Brown County Auditor’s office prior to election day, Monday, 5 p.m., Aug. 13, 2012.

Notice of Public Accuracy Test
Prairieville Township and the City of Evan will test the electronic voting machine to be used for the vote tabulation in the Primary Election to be held on Aug. 13, 2012, at 1 p.m. This test will be conducted at the Evan Town Hall. The public is invited to attend.

Tom Hirsch, clerk
Prairieville Township
Dan Alt, clerk
Evan

Published in the Sleepy Eye Herald-Dispatch Aug. 2, 2012.

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC ACCURACY TEST HOME TOWNSHIP

Home Township will test the electronic voting machine to be used for the vote tabulation in the Primary Election to be held on Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2012.
This test will be conducted on Thursday, Aug. 9, 2012, at the Brown County REA auditorium, Hwy. 4 North, Sleepy Eye, MN at 4:30 p.m. The public is invited to attend.

Myra Simon, clerk
Home Township

Published in the Sleepy Eye Herald-Dispatch Aug. 2, 2012.

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NOTICE OF PRIMARY ELECTION HOME TOWNSHIP

Notice is hereby given, that a Primary Election will be held in Home Township, at the Brown County REA Auditorium, Hwy. 4 North, Sleepy Eye, MN, on Tuesday, August 14, 2012, at which the polls will be open from the hours of 7 a.m. to 8 p.m., for the purpose of nominating Candidates for the following offices, which are to be voted for at the General Election to be held on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012:
Federal Offices -    US Senator
                            US Representative District 1
Judicial Offices -     Supreme Court
                             Chief Justice Supreme Court
                         Associate Justice 4

Myra Simon, clerk
Home Township

Published in the Sleepy Eye Herald-Dispatch Aug. 2, 2012.

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC ACCURACY TEST CITY OF SLEEPY EYE

Sleepy Eye Ward 1 and Sleepy Eye Ward 2 will test the electronic voting machine to be used for the vote tabulation in the Primary Election to be held August 14, 2012, on August 10, 2012, at 11:30 a.m.
The test will be conducted at the Sleepy Eye City Council Chambers at 200 Main Street East, Sleepy Eye, The public is invited to attend.


Jeanne L. Tauer, City Clerk
City of Sleepy Eye

Published in the Sleepy Eye Herald-Dispatch Aug. 2, 2012.

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NOTICE OF PRIMARY ELECTION STARK TOWNSHIP AND ALBIN TOWNSHIP

Notice is hereby given, that a Primary Election will be held in the Election Precinct at Chuck Spaeth Ford, 900 Hwy. 4 S, Sleepy Eye, MN 56085, on on Tuesday, the 14th day of August,  2012, at which time the polls will be open from the hours of ten 10) o’clock a.m. to the hour of eight(8) o’clock p.m., for the purpose of nominating candidates for the following offices which are to be voted for at the General Election to be held on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012:
Federal Offices
U.S. Senator
U.S. Representative District 1
Judicial Offices
Supreme Court
Chief Justice of Supreme Court
Associate Justice 4


Rosie Zeig, clerk, Stark Township
Karla Bauer, clerk, Albin Township

Published in the Sleepy Eye Herald-Dispatch Aug. 2, 2012.

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC ACCURACY TEST ALBIN AND STARK TOWNSHIPS

Albin and Stark Townships will test the electronic voting machine to be used for the vote tabulation in the Primary Election to be held on Aug. 14, 2012, on Aug. 10, 2012, at 7:30 p.m.
This test will be held at the Little Red School House in Albin Township. The public is invited to attend.
Rosie Zeig, clerk
Stark Township
Karla Bauer, clerk
Albin Township

Published in the Sleepy Eye Herald-Dispatch Aug. 2, 2012.

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NOTICE OF PRIMARY ELECTION LEAVENWORTH TOWNSHIP CITY OF COBDEN

Notice is hereby given to the voters of Leavenworth Township and the City of Cobden in Brown County, that a Primary Election will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2012, at the Leavenworth Town Hall. The polls will be open from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., for the purpose of nominating candidates for the Federal and State offices to be voted for on the Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012, General Election.

Notice of Public Accuracy Test
Leavenworth Township and the City of Cobden will test the electronic voting machine to be used for the vote tabulation in the Primary Election to be held on Aug. 14, 2012, will be held on Aug. 10, 2012, at 8 p.m. at the Leavenworth Town Hall. The public is invited to attend.

Lawrence Sellner, clerk
Leavenworth Township
Melissa Krebs, clerk
City of Cobden

Published in the Sleepy Eye Herald-Dispatch Aug. 2, 2012.

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BROWN COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

Notice is hereby given that the Brown County Planning Commission, in and for the County of Brown, will conduct certain public hearings as follows:
2. 9:15 AM: To consider a Conditional Use Permit Application by Jonathan Seifert (Steven & Barbara Seifert, current owners) on property described as part of the NW4 of NE4, Sec 22 - Twp 109N - R 32W, Stark Township, Brown County, for the purpose of amending & expanding CUP #C-00299 to increase from 452 AU to 881 AU (501 mature dairy cattle, 200 dairy heifer, 200 dairy calves) by allowing construction of a new 106’ x 180’ freestall barn and a new 42-’ x 200’ x 8’ deep earthen basin. The operation also includes the following existing barns: one (1) 38’ x 55’ partial confinement barn with a 140’ x 80’ open lot, one (1) 80’ x 365’ freestall barn, one (1)  106’ x 216’ freestall barn, one (1) 42’ x 90’ partial confinement barn with a 200’ x 3000’ open lot, one (1) 40’ x 145’ total confinement barn and one (1) 250’ x 400’ open lot all in the A-1 Agricultural Protection Zoning District.
3. 9:30 AM: To consider a Conditional Use Permit Application by Gary Nelson (Lois Nelson, current owner) on property described as the W2 of the NE4 & NE4 of the NW4 Sec 20 - Twp 110N - R 33W, Prairieville Township, Brown County, for the purpose of renewing CUP #5536 and to continue to allow use of a 130’ x 260’ x 8’ deep earthen basin in a beef steer feedlot operation with up to 350 AU (350 head) located in the A-1 Agricultural Protection Zoning District.
Notice is further given, that the above hearings will be held by the Brown County Planning Commission on TUESDAY, August 14, 2012, beginning at 9:00 AM in the Commissioners Room 204 of the Brown County Courthouse, New Ulm, Minnesota, at which time you may appear if you so desire, either in person or by agent or attorney, in opposition to, or support of, the proposed Plat or Conditional Use Permits.
Hearings of these appeals are not limited to those receiving copies of this Notice, and if you know of any neighbor or affected property owner who, for any reason, has not received a copy, it would be appreciated if you would inform them of this public hearing.
A copy of each proposed request is on file in the Brown County Planning & Zoning office, Brown County Courthouse, 14 South State Street, New Ulm, Minnesota and may be viewed during regular business hours. If you have any concerns over the proposed use of the property, then please submit your input either in person or in writing to the Planning Commission.

Respectfully,
Brown County Planning
& Zoning Commission
By Laine Sletta

Published in the Sleepy Eye Herald-Dispatch Aug. 2, 2012.