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Transportation Improvement Plan - March 2016

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NOTICE TO BIDDERS              

Sealed proposals for construction of projects as listed below will be received at Mower County Public Works (formerly Highway Department), 1105 8th Avenue N.E., Austin, MN 55912, until 1:00 o’clock P.M., on March 7, 2019 at which time they will be opened publicly and read.  

C.P. 50-19-06; GASOLINE AND DIESEL FUEL   100,000 gallons more or less Unleaded Gasoline and 80,000 gallons more or less, Minnesota Specs. No. 2 Diesel Fuel, transport F.O.B. our tanks, County Shop Yard, Austin, Minnesota.

C.P. 50-19-07; STRIPING  Approximately 3,500 gallons yellow reflective pavement marking paint.  Approximately 7,000 gallons white reflective pavement marking paint.  

C.P. 50-19-08; BITUMINOUS MATERIAL   90,000 gallons more or less asphalt emulsion, truck transport delivery F.O.B. any point in Mower County.  

C.P. 50-19-09: WEED SPRAYING   405 miles of application of herbicides on county road right of ways

BRIDGE REMOVAL, CONCRETE BOX CULVERTS, GRADING, AND AGGREGATE SURFACING  

SAP 050-599-154, Bridge No. 50K73; located on T-265 (290th St) 0.9 miles West of CSAH 16 (570th Ave); in the SW1/4 of Section 8 in Waltham Township.  Approximate length: 0.095 miles.  The approximate major quantities of work are: 47 CY Common Excavation, 518 CY Common Borrow (LV), 267 TON Aggregate Surfacing (Class 2), 150 TON Random Rip Rap (Class 3), 500 LF Silt Fence Type MS, and 800 SY Erosion Control Blanket Category 0.  

SAP 050-599-155, Bridge No. 50K72; located on T-102 (690th Ave) 0.15 miles North CSAH 4 (170th St); in the SW1/4 of Section 29 in Clayton Township. Approximate length: 0.132 miles. The approximate major quantities of work are: 362 CY Common Excavation, 444 CY Common Borrow (LV), 373 TON Aggregate Surfacing (Class 2), 268 TON Random Rip Rap (Class 3), 500 LF Silt Fence Type MS, and 2,000 SY Erosion Control Blanket Category 0.  

SAP 050-599-156; Bridge No. 50K71; located on T-123 (670th Ave) 1.1 miles North of CSAH 7 (280th St); in the SW1/4 of Section 25 in Sargeant Township. Approximate length: 0.095 miles. The approximate major quantities of work are: 209 CY Common Excavation, 426 CY Common Borrow (LV), 278 TON Aggregate Surfacing (Class 2), 246 TON Random Rip Rap (Class 3), 500 LF Silt Fence Type MS, and 800 SY Erosion Control Blanket Category 0.  

SAP 050-599-157; Bridge No. 50K70; located on T-65 (160th St) 2.4 miles West of JCT. CSAH 7 (665th Ave); in the NW1/4 of Section 4 in Adams Township. Approximate length: 0.095 miles. The approximate major quantities of work are: 205 CY Common Excavation, 194 CY Common Borrow (LV), 278 TON Aggregate Surfacing (Class 2), 246 TON Random Rip Rap (Class 3), 500 LF Silt Fence Type MS, and 800 SY Erosion Control Blanket Category 0.  

SAP 050-599-158; Bridge No. 50K69; located on T-28 (150th St) 0.9 miles East of JCT CSAH 9 (710th Ave); in the NE1/4 of Section 10 in Lodi Township. Approximate length: 0.114 miles. The approximate major quantities of work are: 118 CY Common Excavation, 734 CY Common Borrow (LV), 333 TON Aggregate Surfacing (Class 2), 232 TON Random Rip Rap (Class 3), 500 LF Silt Fence Type MS, and 800 SY Erosion Control Blanket Category 0.  

SAP 050-599-159; Bridge No. 50K68; located on T-45 (130th St) 1.6 miles West of JCT TH 105; in the SW1/4 of Section 8 in Lyle Township. Approximate length: 0.076 miles. The approximate major quantities of work are: 198 CY Common Excavation, 400 CY Common Borrow (LV), 160 TON Aggregate Surfacing (Class 2), 300 TON Random Rip Rap (Class 3), 300 LF Silt Fence Type MS, and 1,000 SY Erosion Control Blanket Category 0.  

SAP 050-599-160; Bridge No. 50K66; located on T-268 (275th St) 0.5 miles East of JCT TH 218; in the NW1/4 of the SE1/4 of Section 3 in Lansing Township. Approximate length: 0.076 miles. Approximate major quantities of work are: 13 CY Common Excavation, 705 CY Common Borrow (LV), 160 TON Aggregate Surfacing (Class 2), 285 TON Random Rip Rap (Class 3), 300 LF Silt Fence Type MS, 2,000 SY Erosion Control Blanket Category 0.  

SAP 050-599-161; Bridge No. 50K64; located on T-252 (330th St) 0.7 miles West of CSAH 16 (570th Ave); in the NW1/4 of Section 7 in Waltham Township. Approximate length: 0.076 miles. Approximate major quantities of work are: 33 CY Common Excavation, 410 CY Common Borrow (LV), 222 TON Aggregate Surfacing (Class 2), 210 TON Random Rip Rap (Class 3), 500 LF Silt Fence Type MS, 800 SY Erosion Control Blanket Category 0.  

SAP 050-599-162; Bridge No. 50K67; located on T-124 (665th Ave) 0.4 miles North of JCT CSAH 2 (265th St); in the NE1/4 of Section 11 in Dexter Township. Approximate length: 0.076 miles. Approximate major quantities of work are: 94 CY Common Excavation, 404 CY Common Borrow (LV), 222 TON Aggregate Surfacing (Class 2), 342 TON Random Rip Rap (Class 3), 500 LF Silt Fence Type MS, 800 SY Erosion Control Blanket Category 0.  

SAP 050-601-035; Bridge No. 50K65; located on CSAH 1 (320th St) 0.3 miles East of CSAH 16 (570th Ave), in the SW1/4 of Section 8 in Waltham Township. Approximate length: 0.0758 miles. Approximate major quantities of work are: 255 CY Common Excavation, 465 CY Common Borrow (LV), 450 TON Aggregate Base (Class 2), 250 CY Random Rip Rap (Class 3), 600 LF Silt Fence Type MS, 1,000 SY Erosion Control Blanket Category 0.  

Please contact the Mower County Public Works office (507-437-7718) for Plans & Proposals                  

As a proposal guaranty, each proposal must be accompanied by a bidder’s bond or certified check in the amount of at least 5% of the total amount of the proposal, made payable to the Treasurer of Mower County, Minnesota.                  

The Board of County Commissioners reserves the right to reject any or all proposals and to waive defects therein and to award to other than the lowest bidder if it is in the best interest of the County.                                                                          

County of Mower, Minnesota                                                                                                                                               
TRISH HARREN
County Administrator  

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NOTICE TO BIDDERS              

Sealed proposals for construction of projects as listed below will be received at Mower County Public Works (formerly Highway Department), 1105 8th Avenue N.E., Austin, MN 55912, until 1:00 o’clock P.M., on March 15, 2019 at which time they will be opened publicly and read.  

COLD INPLACE RECYCLING, BITUMINOUS OVERLAY, AGGREGATE SHOULDERS  

SAP 050-601-037, located on CSAH 1 (320th St/600th Ave/310th St) from State Hwy 56 (590th Ave) to CSAH 20 (630th Ave); from the NW corner of Section 15 of Waltham Township to the NW corner of Section 20 of Sargeant Township. Approximate length: 4.9 miles. The approximate major quantities of work are: 750 SY Mill Bituminous Surface, 69,885 SY Cold Inplace Recycling, 12,808 Ton Type SP 12.5 Wearing Course Mixture (3, C), and 1,828 TON Shoulder Base Aggregate, Class 2.  

SAP 050-601-038, located on CSAH 1 (290th St) 1611.31 ft. east of the centerline of Oak Ave in Racine to the East County Line (800th Ave/Mower-Fillmore Rd); Sections 25 and 26 of Racine Township. Approximate length: 1.503 miles. The approximate major quantities of work are: 533 SY Mill Bituminous Surface, 21,062 SY Cold Inplace Recycling, 7,286 Ton Type SP 12.5 Wearing Course Mixture (3, C), and 1,448 Ton Shoulder Base Aggregate, Class 2.  

SAP 050-620-015, located on CSAH 20 (630th Ave) from CSAH 46 (220th St) to CSAH 1 (310th St); in Dexter and Sargeant Townships. Approximate length: 9.051 miles. The approximate major quantities of work are: 1,544 SY Mill Bituminous Surface, 129,000 SY Cold Inplace Recycling, 22,433 Ton Type SP 12.5 Wearing Course Mixture (3, C), and 7,392 Ton Shoulder Base Aggregate, Class 2.  

SAP 050-625-017, located on CSAH 25 (236th St/ 540th Ave) from CSAH 45 (4th St NW) to CSAH 25 East (244th St); in Lansing Township. Approximate length: 1.160 miles. The approximate major quantities of work are: 10,716 SY Mill Bituminous Surface, 16,125 SY Cold Inplace Recycling, 4,790 Ton Type SP 12.5 Wearing Course Mixture (3, C), and 222 Ton Shoulder Base Aggregate, Class 2.  

SAP 050-604-023; located on CSAH 4 from CSAH 19 to TH 56; in Section 36 of Windom Township. Approximate length: 0.293 miles. The approximate major quantities of work are: 5,000 SY Mill Bituminous Surface (3.0”), 3,100 LF 6” solid line latex paint, 1,500 LF 4” solid line latex paint, 300 LF 4” broken line latex paint, 1,100 Ton Type SP 12.5 Wearing Course Mixture (3,C), 260 Ton Shoulder Base Aggregate, Class 2.  

SAP 050-619-018; located on CSAH 19 in the City of Rose Creek, from CSAH 4 to TH 56; in Section 25 and 26 of Windom Township. Approximate length: 0.331 miles. The approximate major quantities of work are: 7,800 SY Mill Bituminous Surface (3.0”), 3,400 LF 6” solid line latex paint, 1,500 LF 4” solid line latex paint, 1,750 LF 4” broken line latex paint, 1,800 Ton Type SP 12.5 Wearing Course Mixture (3,C).  

CP 50-19-01, from the west county line on CSAH 4 (170th St and 175th St) to TH 218, 2 miles south of Austin; in Sections 26 and 31 of Austin Township. Approximate length: 5.106 miles. The approximate major quantities of work are: 3,200 SY Mill Bituminous Surface, 70,126 SY Cold Inplace Recycling, 24,809 Ton Type SP 12.5 Wearing Course Mixture (3, C), and 3,970 Ton Shoulder Base Aggregate, Class 2.  

CP 50-19-02, located on CSAH 7 (670th Ave/ 280th St/ 660th Ave) from CSAH 2 (265th St) to the north county line; in Austin Township. Approximate length: 8,713 miles. The approximate major quantities of work are: 3,070 SY Mill Bituminous Surface, 122,780 SY Cold Inplace Recycling, 21,259 Ton Type SP 12.5 Wearing Course Mixture (3, C), and 4,790 Ton Shoulder Base Aggregate, Class 2.  

CP 50-19-03; located on CSAH 16 (11th St NE / 547th Ave/ 245th St/ 570th Ave) from Austin City Limits to CSAH 2 (270th St); in Section 26 of Lansing Township and Section 7 of Red Rock Township. Approximate length: 6.343 miles. The approximate major quantities of work are: 1,233 SY Mill Bituminous Surface, 90,627 SY Cold Inplace Recycling, 18,707 Ton Type SP 12.5 Wearing Course Mixture (3, C), and 2,485 Ton Shoulder Base Aggregate, Class 2.  

CP 50-19-04; located on CSAH 25 (540th Ave) from CSAH 2 (270th St) to CSAH 1 (320th St); in Section 2 of Lansing Township and Section 14 of Udolpho Township. Approximate length: 5.061 miles. The approximate major quantities of work are: 1,177 SY Mill Bituminous Surface, 71,658 SY Cold Inplace Recycling, 14,508 Ton Type SP 12.5 Wearing Course Mixture (3, C), and 1,495 Ton Shoulder Base Aggregate, Class 2.  

Please contact the Mower County Public Works office (507-437-7718) for Plans & Proposals                  

As a proposal guaranty, each proposal must be accompanied by a bidder’s bond or certified check in the amount of at least 5% of the total amount of the proposal, made payable to the Treasurer of Mower County, Minnesota.                  

The Board of County Commissioners reserves the right to reject any or all proposals and to waive defects therein and to award to other than the lowest bidder if it is in the best interest of the County.

County of Mower, Minnesota
TRISH HARREN                                                                                         
County Administrator

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The above plans and proposals can be found on Quest CDN www.questcdn.com with the following eBidDoc#’s for your reference:

eBidDoc#     Name
6146362     CP 50-19-06 FUEL
6146203     CP 50-19-07 STRIPING
6146454     CP 50-19-08 BITUMINOUS
6146278     CP 50-19-09 WEED SPRAYING
6152956     SAP 050-599-154; BRIDGE NO 50K73
6152988     SAP 050-599-155; BRIDGE NO 50K72
6150143     SAP 050-599-156; BRIDGE NO 50K71
6153015     SAP 050-599-157; BRIDGE NO 50K70
6153033     SAP 050-599-158; BRIDGE NO 50K69
6153064     SAP 050-599-159; BRIDGE NO 50K68
6153084     SAP 050-599-160; BRIDGE NO 50K66
6153122     SAP 050-599-161; BRIDGE NO 50K64
6153146     SAP 050-599-162; BRIDGE NO 50K67
6153184     SAP 050-601-035; BRIDGE NO 50K65
6170396     SAP 050-604-023 / SAP 050-619-018
6170373     SAP 050-601-037, SAP 050-601-038, SAP 050-620-015, AND SAP 050-625-017
6170356     CP 50-19-01, CP 50-19-02, CP 50-19-03, AND CP 50-19-04

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Maps
County Map      
2018 Road Postings Map      
2017 Road Postings Resolution      
County road plans and right of way maps      
       
Permits & Applications
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Application for Access (Driveway/Entrance)      
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Planning & Zoning Information

Mower County Zoning Maps - By Township
Adams Austin Bennington Clayton Frankford    
Dexter Grand Meadow Lansing LeRoy Lodi    
Lyle Marshall Nevada Pleasant Valley Racine    
Red Rock Sergeant Udolpho Waltham Windom    

Permits

Planning Permits          
Conditional User Permit Application   $500.00 + $46.00 Filing Fee      
Variance Application   $500.00 + $46.00 Filing Fee      
Re-Zoning Application   $500.00 + $46.00 Filing Fee      
Change of Non-Conforming Use   $500.00 + $46.00 Filing Fee      
Platting   $500.00      
           
Zoning Permits          
                     Ag/Accessory Structures   $75.00      
                      Residential Structures   $150.00      
           
Environmental Health Permits          
Permit to Construct Sewage Treatment System   $500.00      
           
Feedlots          
Yearly Fee (299 or fewer animal units)   $42.00      
Yearly Fee (300 or more animal units)   $130.00      
New Feedlot Fees:          
          10-99 animal units    $26.00      
          100-299 animal units     $105.00      
          300-499 animal units     $210.00      
          500-699 animal units     $525.00      
          700-999 animal units     $735.00      
          1000-3000 animal units     $1050.00      
           
Penalties for After-the-Fact Permits          

Planning Commission & Board of Adjustment - Meeting Minutes Archive

Ordinances  
Mower County Buffer Ordinance  
May 12 2015 Proposed Interim Ordinance - Re: Solid Waste  
Mower County Zoning Ordinance - updated 8-13-15  
Mower County Septic (ISTS) Ordinance  Adopted/Effective 2-4-2014  
Subdivision of Land 13-1  
Solid Waste Point System - Adopted 8/2/2016 - Effective 1/1/2017  
April 2017 Ordinance Hearing  
Mower County DRAFT Solid Waste Ordinance  
Proposed Fees  
SONAR Appendix A. Existing Solid Waste Ordinance I-92  
SONAR Appendix B. SKB Parcel Map  
SONAR Appendix C. LBG Landfill Review  
SONAR Appendix D. (Meeting minutes - copy available upon request)  
SONAR Appendix E. Karst-poster  
SONAR Appendix F. MPCA Report to the Legislature  
SONAR Appendix G. Financial Assurance  
SONAR Appendix H. Washington County Landfill  
SONAR Appendix I. G Fred Lee Report  
SONAR DRAFT - Statement of Need and Reasonableness  
   
   
Water Management  
Ten-Year Mower County Water Plan  
          Board Resolution Approving Water Plan  
          Mower County Local Water Management Plan: 2006 - 2015  
   
Information  
Woodstove Use Brochure  
   
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2011 DNR Shoreland Activity Report  
2011 Annual Feedlot Performance Credit Report  
2011 Natural Resources Block Grant (NRBG) Allocation  
2011 Natural Resources Block Grant (NRBG) Funding Report  
2011 Wetland Conservation Act Report  
2012 Natural Resources Block Brant (NRBG) Allocation  
2012 Annual Feedlot Performance Credit Report  
2012 SSTS Accelerated Implementation Grant Report  
2013 BWSR Grant - Shoreland Report  
2013 BWSR Grant - Feedlot Report  
2013 BWSR Grant - SSTS Report  
2013 Natural Resources Block Grant (NRBG) - Feedlot  
2013 Natural Resources Block Grant (NRBG) - Shoreland  
2013 Natural Resources Block Grant (NRBG) - WCA  
2013 Natural Resources Block Grant (NRBG) - LWM  
2013 Natural Resources Block Grant (NRBG) - SSTS  
2015 Annual Feedlot Performance Credit Report  
2016 Annual CFO Report  
2016 CFO Financial Report  
2016 CFO Supplemental Information Page  
2016 Septic Base Grant Report  
2016 Septic Incentive Grant Report  
2016 Shorland Grant Report  
2017 CFO Annual Feedlot Report  
2017 CFO Supplemential Information  
2017 County Feedlot Financial Report  
   
Northern Country Cooperative EAW  
 
Clean Water, Land and Legacy Stories  
   

2002 Mower County Comprehensive Plan

The compete plan has been broken into sections for ease of downloading
    Cover Page
1.   Intro Pages
2.   Introduction
3.   Background
4.   Assumptions & Projections
5.   Planning Goals
6.   Land Use Element
7.   Transportation Element
8.   Economic & Housing Element
9.   Environmental Protection Element
10.   Waste Management Element
11.   Public Services Element
12.   Implementation Plan

Pleasant Valley 161 kV Transmission Line and 34.5/161 kV Substation Project

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