1/19/2005 – Public Notices


NOTICE TO CREDITORS
IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF BENSON COUNTY, STATE OF NORTH DAKOTA.
In the Matter of the Estate of Sandra L. Tofsrud, Deceased.
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned have been appointed co-personal representatives of the above estate. All persons having claims against the said deceased are required to present their claims within three months after the date of the first publication of this notice or said claims will be forever barred. Claims must either be presented to Cindy Rallo, PO Box 122, Minnewaukan, ND 58351, co-personal representative of the estate or filed with the Clerk of Court, Ramsey County, Devils Lake, North Dakota 58301.
Dated this 30th day of December, 2004.
-s-Allan Tofsrud
Allan Tofsrud
Co-Personal Representative
5887 53rd St. NE
Leeds, ND 58346

-s- Brenda Severson
Brenda Severson
Co-Personal Representative
678 Wilson Ave.
Minto, ND 58261

-s- Cindy Rallo
Cindy Rallo
Co-Personal Representative
PO Box 122
Minnewaukan, ND 58351
John W. Frith
Frith & Steffan
PO Box 1045
Devils Lake, ND 58301
Telephone (701) 662-2805
Attorneys for Personal Representative
First publication on the 5th day of January, 2005.
(Publish Jan. 5, 12 & 19, 2005)


NOTICE TO CREDITORS
IN THE DISTRICT COURT, BENSON COUNTY, STATE OF NORTH DAKOTA.
In the Matter of the Estate of Sigvart Fossen, Deceased.
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned has been appointed personal representative of the above estate. All persons having claims against the said deceased are required to present their claims within three months after the date of the first publication of this notice or said claims will be forever barred. Claims must either be presented to Harold Fossen, personal representative of the estate, at 4599 31st St. NE, Maddock, ND
58348 or filed with the Court.
Dated this 7th day of January, 2005.
-s-Harold Fossen
Harold Fossen
Personal Representative
4599 31st St. NE
Maddock, ND 58348
James P. Wang
110 Main Street East
PO Box 211
Minnewaukan, ND 58351
ID# 04664
Attorney for Estate
First publication on the 12th day of January, 2005.
(Publish Jan. 12, 19 & 26, 2005)


MINUTES OF REGULAR MEETING
MINNEWAUKAN SCHOOL BOARD
November 8, 2004
A regular meeting of the Minnewaukan Board of Education was called to order by Chairman David Ambers on November 8, 2004 at 6:30 p.m. Also present were Randy Thompson, Terry Yri, Corey Erickson, Laura Every, Superintendent Myron Jury, Jean Callahan, Ron Carlson and Dianne Mikkelson.
Yri made a motion to approve the agenda. Thompson seconded the motion.
Motion carried.
Yri made a motion to approve the minutes of the October meeting. Thompson seconded the motion. Motion carried.
Every made a motion to approve the bills for payment. Thompson seconded the motion. Motion carried.
GENERAL FUND
Advanced Business Methods $623.32
ASCD 174.50
Benson Co. Farmers Press 267.10
Bismarck Ramkota Hotel 272.00
Blue Cross Blue Shield ND 2,834.36
Brady Martz Accountants 3,000.00
Ron Carlson 81.60
Carolina Biological Supply Co 130.60
City of Minnewaukan 153.38
Devils Lake Public Schools 108.00
Devils Lake Public Schools 4,847.56
BW Doublewood Inn 90.00
Jackie Duty 28.83
Ecolab 82.00
Expressway Suites 419.70
The McGraw Hill Co 94.99
Grand Forks Herald 67.50
Goulding’s Oil & Propane 2,085.34
Tyson Holy Bull 10.00
Job Service ND 179.25
Myron Jury 308.80
Lake Lumber, Inc 58.84
Mac’s, Inc 19.04
Math Counts 40.00
Menards-Bismarck 1,185.20
Dianne Mikkelson 156.92
NAPA Auto Parts 878.43
ND Impact Aid Assn 400.00
ND Telephone Co 263.48
Oddens’ Grocery 514.60
Otter Tail Power Co 2,011.15
Pearson Electric 1,955.25
Platinum Plus for Business 513.98
Popplers Music, Inc 86.42
Postmaster 215.00
Reliable Office Supplies 100.37
St. James Catholic Church 25,000.00
Scholastic Magazines 7.88
David Salisbury 40.00
Kenny Schmid 10.00
Schwan Wholesale, Inc 55.67
Software Unlimited, Inc 150.00
Success for All Foundation 1,766.95
Supreme School Supply Co 70.43
Surplus Property 125.00
Stein’s, Inc 6,257.07
Strong’s Lock & Safe 37.50
Towner Co. Medical Center 156.00
Jeff Walen 40.00
Wal-Mart 428.52
Jennifer White 23.75
Jennifer White 17.09
Jennifer White 21.03
TOTAL 58,485.41
SPECIAL FUND
Mike Armentrout $102.00
Balfour 101.15
Menards-Grand Forks 41.57
Travis Myklebust 15.00
Pepsi-Cola Bottling Co 1,169.41
Schwan Wholesale Co 40.52
Travis Risovi 60.00
Jeff Walen 60.00
TOTAL 1,712.65
HOT LUNCH
GFG Food Service $127.41
Harker’s, Inc 150.10
Interstate Brands Corp 262.63
Meadow Sweet Dairy 429.28
Oddens’ Grocery 104.17
Schwan Wholesale Co 301.35
TOTAL 1,374.94
Every made a motion to approve the financial reports. Yri seconded the motion. Motion carried.
Discussion was held on the tobacco policy, the state school board convention, the church building, and the pre-legislative meeting.
The next meeting will be December 13, 2004 at 6:30 p.m.
Thompson made a motion to adjourn the meeting. Yri seconded the motion.
Motion carried. The meeting adjourned at 7:45 p.m.
Dianne Mikkelson
Business Manager
David Ambers
Chairman


MINUTES OF REGULAR MEETING
MINNEWAUKAN SCHOOL BOARD
December 13, 2004
A regular meeting of the Minnewaukan Board of Education was called to order by Chairman David Ambers on December 13, 2004. Also present were Randy Thompson, Corey Erickson and Dianne Mikkelson. Absent were Terry Yri, Superintendent Myron Jury, Ron Carlson and Jean Callahan. Laura Every arrived at the meeting at 7:15 p.m.
Thompson made a motion to approve the agenda. Erickson seconded the motion.
Motion carried.
Erickson made a motion to approve the November minutes. Thompson seconded the motion. Motion carried.
Thompson made a motion to approve the bills for payment. Erickson seconded the motion. Motion carried.
GENERAL FUND
Advanced Business Methods $605.85
Dept 30 – Amazon Credit
Plan 270.66
American Family Insurance 1,340.80
ASCD 174.50
Benson Co. Farmers Press 703.00
Benson Co. Register of
Deeds 13.00
Blue Cross Blue Shield ND 397.56
Carolina Biological Supply 4.95
City of Minnewaukan 414.75
Darrell’s Electric, Inc 6,112.74
Devils Lake Chrysler Center 25.00
Devils Lake C & F
Tire Center 42.00
Dick Blick 87.04
Doublewood Inn-Bismarck 90.00
Dukes Car Wash, Inc 7.50
Jackie Duty 15.50
Bonnie Erickson 401.52
Excel Communications 181.39
Exhaust Pros 39.42
Gaylord Bros., Inc 92.00
Goulding’s Oil & Propane 2,175.44
Grand Forks Public School 177.15
Noel Gunderson 44.66
LaVae Haaland 187.80
Harcourt, Inc 33.14
Hartley’s School Buses, Inc 57.91
Kristy Hewitt 25.00
Lyndee Hoiland 198.55
Junior Library Guild 2,640.60
Lake Region Sp. Ed 10,523.93
Lakeshore Learning
Materials 217.35
LaMotte’s Paint & Glass
Supply 174.60
Lannie Simonson Bldg. Co.
Inc 101.64
Mac’s, Inc 172.47
Menards-Bismarck 77.92
Microtel 229.75
NAPA Auto Parts 4,229.78
NESC 1,000.00
ND Surplus Property 514.00
ND Telephone Co 358.62
Oddens’ Grocery 575.32
Oriental Trading Co., Inc 33.75
Otter Tail Power Co 3,145.34
Platinum Plus for Business 1,719.09
Popplers Music, Inc 160.35
Postmaster 8.37
Reliable Office Supplies 198.25
David Salisbury 25.00
Virginia Sears 70.06
Stein’s, Inc 79.21
Success for All Foundation 6,017.50
Wal-Mart 146.03
TOTAL 46,337.76
SPECIAL FUND
Gerrells & Co $304.10
Oddens’ Grocery 3.56
Pepsi-Cola Bottling Co 733.85
Pizza Corner Pizza 172.00
David Salisbury 20.00
Al Staloch 25.00
The Cottage 25.00
Wal-Mart 50.51
TOTAL 1,334.02
HOT LUNCH
Dakota Food Equipment $421.76
Harker’s, Inc 209.92
Interstate Brand Corp 234.04
Meadow Sweet Dairy 505.84
ND DPI 141.10
Oddens’ Grocery 10.36
Schoolmasters 357.00
Schwan Wholesale, Inc 284.84
Donna Smith 76.53
US Foodservice 532.66
TOTAL 2,774.05
Erickson made a motion to approve the financial reports. Thompson seconded the motion. Motion carried.
The tobacco policy was tabled until the next meeting.
Discussion was held on the impact aid meeting and the city bus routes.
The next meeting will be on January 11, 2005 at 4:30 p.m.
Thompson made a motion to adjourn the meeting. Every seconded the motion.
Motion carried. The meeting adjourned at 7:55 p.m.
Dianne Mikkelson
Business Manager
David Ambers
Chairman
(Publish Jan. 19, 2005)


NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS
The North Dakota Department of Transportation (NDDOT) will receive bids for the construction of the following project(s):
Job No.: 14
Project No(s).: SER-3-019(038)135
Length: 3.425
Type: GRADING, AGGREGATE BASE, HOT BITUMINOUS PAVEMENT, STRUCTURAL & INCIDENTALS
County(s): BENSON County
Location: ND 19 FROM N JCT US 281, EAST 3 MILES Bids will be received until 09:30AM, February 11, 2005, AT THE INFORMATION DESK, LOCATED ON 2ND FLOOR, INSIDE THE WEST ENTRANCE OF THE NDDOT BUILDING, ON THE CAPITOL GROUNDS, IN BISMARCK, NORTH DAKOTA. Bids will be opened at that time and televised on Cable Access Television, Channel 12.
All bidders are required to be prequalified at least seven (7) days before the date of the bid opening.
The proposal forms, plans, and specifications are available for bidding until 10 a.m. the day preceding the bid opening, and may be inspected at the Construction Division, NDDOT, Room 333, 608 East Boulevard Avenue, Bismarck, North Dakota, 58505-0700.
NDDOT reserves the right to reject any and all proposals, waive technicalities, or to accept such as may be determined in the best interests of the state.
Requested by:
David A. Sprynczynatyk, P.E., Director
North Dakota Department of Transportation


MINUTES OF REGULAR MEETING
MADDOCK SCHOOL BOARD
December 14, 2004
A regular meeting of the Maddock School Board was held on December 14, 2004 at 7 a.m. at the school. Present were President David Swanson, Jason Lee, Becky Brandvold, Chris Lauinger, Linda Ellingson, Superintendent Russ Miller, Principals Penny Leier and Brian Bubach and Business Manager Brenda Fossen. Guests were Emil Schoenfish and Gary Wald.
A motion was made by Lee, seconded by Lauinger, to approve the agenda.
Motion carried.
A motion was made by Lee, seconded by Brandvold, to approve the minutes of November 9, the General Fund bills totaling $30781.13, food service and activities reports. Motion carried.
GENERAL FUND
Acme Electric $215.89
Awaya 48.07
Barnes & Noble 98.17
Benson Co. Farmers Press 123.12
Benson Co. Schoolmasters 100.00
Bison Auto 60.00
Wilford Brown 27.90
Cenex 402.95
City of Maddock 3,618.20
Duren Bros. Construction 600.00
Ecolab 95.00
Edutech 1,025.00
Ellingson Radio & TV 265.00
Farmers Union Oil 7,913.55
Fire Extinguisher Systems 110.90
Fisher Scientific 19.00
Greenburg Roofing 652.28
Gus’s Auto Supply 9.01
Harlow’s Bus Sales 642.08
Health Dimensions Rehab 2,835.00
Mary Hoffner 97.50
HomeTown Grocery 89.64
International Inn 240.00
J&J Gravel 3,505.88
Jaymar Business Forms 109.02
Donna Johnson 47.45
Edward Keller 31.90
Kmart 21.54
Lannie Simonson Bldg Co.
Inc 212.00
Lincoln Sales Co 365.15
Maddock Mini Mart 228.80
Lori Maddock 42.60
Rachel Markestad 183.64
Medcenter One 146.00
Menards 321.52
Russ Miller 315.27
NDCEL 85.00
ND Telephone Co 478.59
Popplers Music 237.05
Praxair 215.66
Quill 656.82
Joleen Risovi 29.96
Emil Schoenfish, CPA 1,920.00
School Speciality, Inc 364.24
Schwan Wholesale 236.90
Simplex 260.00
Stein Chemical 128.35
Thrifty White Drug 1.38
Twete, Inc 52.22
United Building Centers 670.99
Upstart 171.11
Terry Yri 22.32
Principals’ reports were reviewed.
Emil Schoenfish presented the 2003-04 annual audit of the school district.
A motion was made by Ellingson, seconded by Lauinger, to accept the audit.
On roll call vote, all were in favor.
Discussion was held regarding the false public assumption that the school district is contributing funds to the construction of the 4-H building. A rental agreement will be drawn when the facility is available, with a consensus that the rent will be $12,000 annually.
A motion was made by Lauinger, seconded by Lee, to repair both sections of the gym roof this summer. Cost of this repair will be $51,418 by Greenburg Roofing. On roll call vote, all were in favor.
A motion was made by Lauinger, seconded by Brandvold, to approve the use of the non-categorical delay option for reporting children with disabilities ages 6 through 9, who are in need of special education or related services.
On roll call vote, all were in favor.
Discussion was held regarding any merits to belonging to a joint powers agreement. A representative of the NESC will be invited to the next regular meeting.
The next regular meeting will be January 19 at 7 a.m.
The meeting adjourned.
Brenda Fossen
Business Manager
David Swanson
President
These minutes are submitted for publication prior to board approval.
(Publish Jan. 19, 2005)


MINUTES OF REGULAR MEETING
MADDOCK CITY COUNCIL
January 3, 2005
A regular meeting of the Maddock City Council was called to order by Mayor Kevin Winson on January 3, 2005 at 5:30 p.m. at the council chambers.
Members present to answer roll call were Mayor Kevin Winson, Marilyn Allan, Wayne Knatterud, Mark Finley and Rodney Maddock.
Minutes of the December meeting were read. Wayne Knatterud moved the minutes be approved. Motion carried.
Bills were audited. Wayne Knatterud moved to approve the bills. Mark Finley seconded the motion. Motion carried. Bills approved were as follows:
Employees Payroll $4,087.07
Ramsey National Bank 1,200.84
State Tax Commissioner 84.00
Foss Trenching & Excavating 525.00
Border States Electric 31.99
Midwest Electric Consumers
Assn 186.00
Northern Plains Electric 17,043.36
Northern Plains Electric 3,063.00
Blue Cross Blue Shield 1,757.64
Hawkins Chemical, Inc 322.88
Maddock EDC 250.00
Maddock EDC 225.00
Benson Co. Farmers Press 60.00
ND Rural Water Systems
Assn 50.00
ND Water Users Assn 100.00
ND Telephone Co 219.57
Farmers Union Oil Co 436.52
Frank L. Mosser 78.20
Jean A. Mosser 12.00
Missouri River Energy
Services 1,500.00
Visa 171.00
ND One Call, Inc 2.34
Western Area Power Adm 3,997.83
Red River Valley & Western
Railroad 270.00
Hoiberg’s 150.96
Summers Mfg. Co 124.95
ND Pollution and Control Conf 20.00
Christian Book Distributors 25.56
American Water Works Assn 114.00
Nethertz.com, Inc 150.00
Home of Economy, Inc 50.76
Infilco Degremont, Inc 1,447.45
Northern Improvement Co 680.00
Northern Plains Comm 1,825.00
Bureau of Government Affairs 16.50
US Post Office 222.00
Ramsey National Bank 1,040.00
Ramsey National Bank 1,040.00
Ramsey National Bank 1,040.00
Water operator Keith Winson reported that Prestine Chemicals has produced an update for chemicals needed at the plant. Wayne Knatterud moved that Winson and Prestine representatives continue with the updates and changes needed. Mark Finley seconded the motion.
Vickie Poland of MAP was present and reported to the council on the results of a survey conducted in late December in the City of Maddock. She reported there are 252 households, 164 were surveyed and 314 people live in these
164 households. The results were 61% of the households surveyed were in low to moderate income levels and Maddock qualifies for grants and other funding at lower interest rates.
Scott Foss and Robert Buckmier were present on behalf of the proposed multi-purpose building. They have a floor plan and estimates on the material, which were viewed by the council and mayor. Officers and directors of the building are as follows: president, Scott Foss; vice president, Robert Buckmier; secretary, Greg Maddock; and treasurer, David Johnson. Directors are Rodney Maddock, Wayne Knatterud Ed Gilderhus, Lu Mathison and Marie Williams.
Mark A. Lithum of Double M Sanitation of Fessenden presented a proposal for Maddock sanitation services. After visiting with the council, Wayne Knatterud moved to accept Double M Sanitation’s bid and close out services with Waste Management. Rodney Maddock seconded the motion. Motion carried.
Douglas Arnston was present and discussed insurance liability limits with the council and mayor. It was determined the multi-purpose building board and directors must be listed on the city’s policy for the protection of everyone. Mark Finley moved to secure this coverage. Marilyn Allan seconded the motion. Motion carried.
Mayor Winson requested that city employees cover all the lass on the hardware store to prevent further breakage and remove areas of the overhang that have come loose for safety purposes.
The next meeting will be February 7, 2005 at 5:30 p.m.
There being no further business, on motion made and seconded, the meeting adjourned.
Jean A. Mosser
City Auditor
Kevin Winson
Mayor
These minutes have not yet been approved by the city council.
(Publish Jan. 19, 2005)


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