5/11/2005 – Public Notices


ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
Project Site PW-603 and
Project Site PW-604
Benson County, North Dakota
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT the County Commissioners of the County of Benson, North Dakota, will receive sealed bids for a grade raise (borrow), geotextile fabric, loose rock riprap & incidental items for Benson County Projects PW-603 and PW-604 located 3 miles south and 2 miles east of Minnewaukan, at the Office of the County Auditor of said county until 10 a.m. CDST on May 26, 2005, at which time said bids will be opened and read aloud.
Said work is to be constructed in accordance with approved Plans and Specifications now on file with the County Auditor. Copies of the Plans and Specifications and other bidding and contract documents may be obtained from Wold Engineering, PC, 915 East 11th Street, Bottineau, North Dakota 58318, upon payment of $40.00 for each set of documents, none of which will be refunded.
The approximate quantities of work and material for construction of this project are as follows:
Borrow 36,000 CY
Oversize Pitrun
(Inslopes) 1,600 CY
Riprap 2,400 CY
Geotextile Fabric 9,600 CY
Incidental Items
Each bid is to be submitted on the basis of cash payment for the work and is to be enclosed in a sealed envelope addressed to the undersigned County Auditor. Each bid is to be accompanied by a Bidder’s Bond in the amount of five (5) percent of the bid, as specified by the North Dakota Century Code Par. 11-11-28, to be forfeited to Benson County should the bidder fail to effect a contract within ten (10) days after notice of an award. Bidder will execute and effect a contract in the amount of the bid and a Contractor’s Bond as required by law and regulation and determination of Benson County.
The work on said project shall be started on a date set by the County Commissioners, and shall be completed by September 15, 2005, from such date liquidated damages shall be paid.
The right is reserved to reject all bids, and to waive any informality in any bid, and to hold the bids for a period not to exceed thirty (30) days from the date of opening bids.
DATE: May 3, 2005
SIGNED: Bonnie Erickson
Benson County Auditor
Box 206
Minnewaukan, ND 58351
(Publish May 11 & 18, 2005)


NOTICE OF ELECTION
LEEDS SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 6
Notice is hereby given that the Leeds Public School District No. 6 annual election will be held on Tuesday, June 14, 2005 at the Leeds Public School for the following purpose:
To elect two directors for three-year terms. One to represent region 1 consisting of the City of Leeds AND one to represent region 3 consisting of Normania, McClellan, Riggin, Pelican, Coulee (south of Highway 2) and the east half of Lake Ibsen Townships.
Also on the ballot will be the question of whether or not to publish a record of the school board proceedings in a newspaper or general circulation of the school district for the succeeding two years.
Any candidates for election as a member to the school board of a school district must file with the school district Business Manager before 4 o’clock p.m. on the thirty-third day prior to the election, a statement setting forth his or her name and the position for which that person is a candidate. A statement that is mailed to the business manager must be in the physical possession of the business manager before 4:00 p.m. on the 33rd day before the election. The closing date and time for filing as a candidate in this year’s election is 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 12, 2005.
Polls will be open from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, June 14, 2005 at the Leeds Public School, 530 1st Street SE, Leeds, North Dakota.
Kathryn L. Benson
Business Manager
Leeds School District No. 6
Leeds, ND 58346


ANNUAL SCHOOL BOARD
ELECTION NOTICE
ONE OPENING ON FORT TOTTEN
PUBLIC SCHOOL BOARD
Stephanie Anderson, Business Manager of the Fort Totten Public School Board, has announced there will be one (1) position open on the board. This position will be a three (3) year term. The candidate shall reside within the rural areas of the Fort Totten Public School District No. 30 and shall be voted upon by the district at large.
An individual’s child does not need to attend the Fort Totten Public School District No. 30 in order to vote. Individuals have to reside within the Fort Totten Public School District for at least 30 days preceeding the election and must be 18 years of age.
The annual school board election will be held on June 7, 2005.
The polls will be open from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Fort Totten Blue Building meeting room.
(Publish May 18 & 25 & June 1, 2005)


AGENDA
MINNEWAUKAN SCHOOL BOARD
May 16, 2005 – 6:30 p.m.
I. Call to order
II. Additions to and approval of agenda
III. Delegations and communications. A. Opportunity for public to speak; B.
Invitation to Native American parents to discuss school programs IV. Reading and approval of the minutes V. Presentation of bills VI. Reports. A. General Fund; B. Special Fund; C. Hot lunch; D. Capital projects VII. Old business. A. Teacher negotiations; B. Legislature discussion; C.
2005-2006 program discussion
VIII. New business. A. Co-ops spring meeting; B. Gym bleachers discussion; C. Summer work list; D. Auction sale; E. Drivers ed charges IX. Principals’ reports X. Next meeting date and time XI. Adjournment (Publish May 11, 2005)


NOTICE OF SALE
United States of America v. GLENN A. WALLACE; KATHLEEN J. WALLACE; STATE OF NORTH DAKOTA; BREMER BANK, National Association; and MAX D. ROSENBERG, P.C., Civil No. A2-05-04. Notice is hereby given that by virtue of a Judgment and Decree of Foreclosure Sale entered and given in the United States District Court for the District of North Dakota, on April 22, 2005, in favor of the United States of America, as plaintiff, and against GLENN A. WALLACE; KATHLEEN J. WALLACE; STATE OF NORTH DAKOTA; BREMER BANK, National Association; and MAX D. ROSENBERG, P.C., as defendants, it has been adjudged that there is due and owing to the plaintiff by the defendants, GLENN A. WALLACE and KATHLEEN J. WALLACE, principal in the sum of $25,799.81 and interest to April 13, 2005, of $3,729.10, together with the costs and disbursements of this action amounting to $592.50, making a total of $30,121.41, plus prejudgment interest which accrues at a daily rate of $5.1246 until the date of entry of judgment, with interest accruing after entry of judgment at the legal rate. And, having received a copy of said Judgment, duly certified by the Clerk of said Court, directing the United States Marshal to sell the mortgaged property described in the Judgment at public auction to the highest and best bidder for cash, all the right, title and interest of said defendants in the property described in the aforementioned Judgment as follows subject to all outstanding liens and mortgages, assignments on record, known and unknown. The purchaser of said property may be liable for outstanding mortgages, liens and assignments.
That the plaintiff has a first, valid and subsisting mortgage lien on the following described real estate situated in the County of Benson, State of North Dakota, which will be sold by the United States Marshal:
West Half of the Southeast Quarter (W1/2SE1/4), Northeast Quarter of the Southeast Quarter (NE1/4SE1/4) of Section Eleven (11), Northwest Quarter of the Southwest Quarter (NW1/4SW1/4) of Section Twelve (12), Township One Hundred Fifty-one (151) North, of Range Sixty-four (64) West; and Southwest Quarter of the Northeast Quarter (SW1/4NE1/4) of Section Thirty (30), Township One Hundred Fifty-two (152) North, of Range Sixty-four (64) West, “Subject, however, to all valid outstanding easements, right-of-ways, mineral leases, mineral reservations and mineral conveyances of record.”
That the sale will be held on the 14th day of June, 2005, at the front door of the Benson County Courthouse, Minnewaukan, North Dakota, at 11:00 a.m.
Any individual who is interested in obtaining the estimated market value of the above-described property and/or the amount that will be bid by Farm Service Agency at the sale should contact that office at (701) 662-7518.
Personal checks will not be accepted. Payments must be in the form of a cashier’s check or money order available within two hours after the sale.
In the event the United States is compelled to reschedule the sale because the highest bidder cannot pay the bid price in the manner and time required, said bidder will be liable for the costs of resale.
Dated at Fargo, North Dakota, on this 5th day of May, 2005. David Carpenter, United States Marshal for the District of North Dakota.
(Publish May 11, 18, 25, June 1, 2005)


CALL FOR BIDS
Notice is hereby given that sealed bids for a general contractor will be received at the office of the Maddock City Auditor, PO Box 276, Maddock, ND, for the Maddock Multipurpose Building until 9:00 a.m., May 19, 2005 at which time bids will be opened at the regular meeting of the Maddock Multipurpose Building Committee in the Maddock Business & Technology Center, Maddock, ND. A bid bond in the amount of 5% or a bank letter of credit is required with the bid. The outside of the sealed bid must be marked Maddock Multipurpose Building. For more information on project specifications contact the Maddock Multipurpose Building Committee, 402 Western Ave., Maddock, ND 58348 or call (701) 438-2851. The Maddock Multipurpose Building Committee reserves the right to reject any or all bids, or to accept any such bid which appears to be in the best interest of the committee.
(Publish April 27, May 4, 11 & 18, 2005)


SUMMONS IN A CIVIL CASE
Case Number: A2-05-15
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
NORTHEASTERN DIVISION
DISTRICT OF NORTH DAKOTA
United States of America )
v. )
David J. Swanson; Denise L. )
Swanson a/k/a Denise Lynn )
Swanson; CBC Credit Services, )
a corporation; Hughes Equipment, )
Inc., kna Hughes Distributing; )
E-Z Trail, Inc.; State of North )
Dakota; Edney Distributing Co., )
Inc., a corporation; Brant Industries, )
Ltd.; Grand Forks Herald, )
Incorporated; Custom Marketing )
Co., Inc., a corporation; Jamestown )
Agri-Sales, Inc.; and Cow Country )
Supply, Inc., a corporation.
TO: Above Named Defendant(s)
YOU ARE HEREBY SUMMONED and required to serve on Plaintiff’s Attorney Kent Rockstad, Assistant U.S. Attorney, Quentin N. Burdick U.S. Courthouse, 655 First Avenue North – Suite 250, Fargo, ND 58102-4932, (701)297-7400 an answer to the complaint which is served on you with this summons, within TWENTY (20) days after service of this summons on you, exclusive of the day of the service. If you fail to do so, judgment by default will be taken against you for the relief demanded in the complaint. Any answer that you serve on the parties to this action must be filed with the Clerk of this Court within a reasonable period of time after service.
This action relates to the foreclosure of a real estate mortgage upon the following real estate situated in the County of Benson, State of North Dakota:
Lots Twenty-seven (27), Twenty-eight (28) and Twenty-nine (29) in Knatterud’s Addition to the City of Maddock.
Date: February 17, 2005
Edward J. Klecker
Clerk
-s-Lisa Clerk
By Deputy Clerk – Lisa Clark
(Publish April 27, May 4 & 11, 2005)


SCHOOL BOARD
MEETING NOTICE
The Fort Totten Public School District No. 30 School Board (hereinafter referred to as "governing body") will be holding a special meeting on Wednesday, May 11, 2005 at 5:00 p.m. The meeting will be held in the conference room of the Administration Building. In the event that any or all of the members of the governing body participate in the meeting by telephone, a speakerphone will be available at the location noted above.
At the time this notice is being prepared, the governing body expects the agenda of its meeting to be the following topics:
1. Roll call.
2. Interview superintendent applicant.
3. Adjourn.
Where noted, the discussion of some of the above topics may be held in executive session rather than during the portion of the meeting which is open to the public.
Date of notice: May 6, 2005
Name of person preparing notice: Stephanie Anderson, Business Manager (Publish May 11, 2005)


NOTICE TO CREDITORS
IN DISTRICT COURT OF BENSON COUNTY, STATE OF NORTH DAKOTA.
In the Matter of the Estate of Addoris Toso, 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 LaVerne Leier at 1035 2nd St. NE, Devils Lake, ND 58301, or Janice Reierson at PO Box 97, Esmond, ND 58332, co-personal representatives of the estate, or filed with the court.
Dated this 14th day of March, 2005.
-s-LaVerne Leier
LaVerne Leier
Co-Personal Representative

-s- Janice Reierson
Janice Reierson
Co-Personal Representative
J. Thomas Traynor Jr. (ID #03694)
Traynor Law Firm, PC
509 5th St. NE, Suite 1, PO Box 838
Devils Lake, ND 58301-0838
(701) 662-4077
Attorneys for the Co-Personal
Representatives
First publication on the 27th day of April, 2005.
(Publish April 27, May 4 & 11, 2005)


NOTICE TO CREDITORS
IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF BENSON COUNTY, STATE OF NORTH DAKOTA.
In the Matter of the Estate of Tony Beecroft, 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 Nichole Beecroft, personal representative of the estate at PO Box 32, Minnewaukan, ND 58351 or filed with the Court.
Dated this 6th day of April, 2005.
-s-Nichole Beecroft
Nichole Beecroft
Personal Representative
John W. Frith
Frith & Steffan
609 Fourth Ave.
PO Box 1045
Devils Lake, ND 58301
Telephone (701) 662-2805
Attorneys for Personal Representative
First publication on the 11th day of May, 2005.
(Publish May 11, 18 & 25, 2005)


MINUTES OF SPECIAL MEETING
MADDOCK SCHOOL DISTRICT
March 17, 2005
A special meeting of the Maddock School Board was held on March 17, 2005 at 5:30 p.m. at the school. Present were Jason Lee, Becky Brandvold, Linda Ellingson, Chris Lauinger, Superintendent Russ Miller, Principal Penny Leier, Business Manager Brenda Fossen and Kim Anderson.
The special meeting was called by order of the board of education to review the district policy book.
The meeting adjourned.
Brenda Fossen
Business Manager
David Swanson
President


MINUTES OF SPECIAL MEETING
MADDOCK SCHOOL DISTRICT
March 23, 2005
A special meeting of the Maddock School Board was held on March 23, 2005 at
1:15 p.m. at the school. Present were Jason Lee, Becky Brandvold, Linda Ellingson, Superintendent Russ Miller, Principals Brian Bubach and Penny Leier and Business Manager Brenda Fossen.
The special meeting was called by order of the board of education to review the district policy book.
The meeting adjourned.
Brenda Fossen
Business Manager
David Swanson
President


MINUTES OF REGULAR MEETING
MADDOCK SCHOOL DISTRICT
April 12, 2005
A regular meeting of the Maddock School Board was held on April 12, 2005 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 Erin Karlstad, Kim Anderson and Paul Backstrom.
A motion was made by Lee, seconded by Brandvold, to approve the agenda.
Motion carried.
A motion was made by Lee, seconded by Brandvold, to approve the minutes of March 8, March 17, March 23, the General Fund bills totaling $23,773.45 and food service and activities reports. Motion carried.
GENERAL FUND
Ag Resources $74.05
Allied Medical Products 261.65
Alton’s Bulk Service 478.09
Avaya, Inc 48.07
Kimberly Backstrom 100.25
Benson Co Farmers Press 309.81
Border States Electric 46.20
Brian Bubach 235.00
Cenex Convenience 233.37
City of Maddock 3,720.21
Devils Lake Journal 98.00
Edutech 1,010.00
Farmers Union Oil Co 4,270.27
Follett Educational Services 98.47
Gaffaneys of Minot 1,672.50
Grand Forks Herald 3.00
Gus’s Auto Supply 71.48
Harlow’s Bus Sales 424.45
Health Dimensions Rehab 2,341.50
Mary Hoffner 252.45
Holiday Inn 99.00
Home of Economy 15.34
HomeTown Grocery 93.74
Infocus Corporation 304.00
J&J Gravel 1,725.33
JoLynn Jacobson 143.00
Janitor Supply 23.70
Jostens 75.25
JW Pepper 301.00
Kmart 17.01
Learning Upgrade 199.95
Rachel Markestad 133.30
Medcenter One 116.00
Menards 43.53
Russ Miller 371.38
Charles Morgenroth 102.30
Nat’l Science Teacher Assn 120.00
ND Telephone Co 427.76
Novus 50.00
Otter Creek Institute 179.00
Popplers Music, Inc 60.06
Prairie Inn Restaurant 45.00
Praxair 124.80
Quality Inn 113.39
Quill Corp 300.49
Ramkota Inn 416.00
Really Good Stuff 158.48
Rieger Service 25.95
Roadking Inn 120.00
Schwan Wholesale 95.90
Charlotte Simon 124.00
Simplex 709.00
Stein Chemical 187.05
Strongs Lock & Safe 8.55
Surety Title 93.33
Parent Institute 195.00
Tractor Supply Co 184.99
Trio Environmental
Consulting 182.70
Ryan Wiberg 143.30
Terry Yri 14.58
Zee Service Co 58.35
Zep Mfg 122.75
Principals’ reports were reviewed. The statewide Youth Risk Behavior Survey and school activities were discussed.
A motion was made by Lauinger, seconded by Ellingson, to approve the Jamestown School District tuition contract. On roll call vote, all were in favor.
A motion was made by Ellingson, seconded by Lauinger, to issue administrative contracts to Brian Bubach, superintendent, Kim Anderson, secondary principal, and Penny Leier, elementary principal. Mr. Miller and the board’s collaborative bargaining team will meet with each to discuss salary. On roll call vote, all were in favor.
Discussion was held on funding issues still pending in legislation.
Building projects discussed were street curbs around the corners and furnace repairs. The gym roof project is scheduled for early summer.
Mr. Bubach stated that he will be including a hazing policy and FERPA notification to the student handbook.
A motion was made by Lee, seconded by Lauinger, to approve the first reading of sections A, B, C and D of the revised district policy book, and section F through policy FDCAB, with the exception of policies FBEA-1,
FBEA-2 and FC. On roll call vote, all were in favor.
The next regular meeting will be held May 10 at 7 a.m.
The meeting adjourned.
Brenda Fossen
Business Manager
These minutes are submitted for publication prior to board approval.


OFFICIAL PROCEEDINGS
OF THE BOARD OF
COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
BENSON COUNTY
NORTH DAKOTA
April 19, 2005
The Benson County Commissioners met in regular session on Tuesday, April 19, 2005 at 9 a.m. Commissioners present were Jason Lee, Curtis Hvinden, Barry Cox, Ed Ripplinger and Dwain Brown. The meeting was called to order by Chairman Lee.
A motion was made by Hvinden, seconded by Brown, to approve the minutes of the regular meeting of April 8, 2005. All members voted yes. The motion carried unanimously.
Mark Motis gave a presentation on ham radio operations and explained the advantages of ham radio.
Gene Hager, county road superintendent, met with the board to give an update on certain FEMA sites in Benson County. The bridges on the Brinsmade road and the bridges north and south of Howard Dressen’s were discussed.
Hager stated that if the bridge on the Brinsmade road and the bridge north of Dressen’s are abandoned, emphasis will go toward the bridge south of Dressen’s. Discussion was held on the portion of US 281 being abandoned for the re-routing that will be turned over to the county.
The board reviewed a letter from the ND DOT dated April 13, 2005, regarding bridges with Alert Code 3.
A motion was made by Hvinden, seconded by Ripplinger, to have the chairman sign a County Deed transferring the S?SE?, NE?SE? and SE?NE? of 23-153-67 to Ivor Boehrns. All members voted yes. The motion carried unanimously.
A motion was made by Brown, seconded by Cox, to reject the Application for Abatement of Taxes filed by Family Farm Grain Co-op, Inc. dated December 22, 2004. All members voted yes. The motion carried unanimously.
The board reviewed the narrative report from the Benson County public health nurse for March of 2005. Commissioners also reviewed the memo and minutes from the March 9, 2005 meeting of the Devils Lake Joint Water Resource District Board.
A motion was made by Cox, seconded by Hvinden, to approve granting a zoning ordinance variance to Otter Tail Power Co. and the Harlow Co-op Elevator.
All members voted yes. The motion carried unanimously.
The board reviewed a memo dated April 15, 2005 from James P. Wang, Benson County state’s attorney, regarding a proposed antenna lease site. A motion was made by Ripplinger, seconded by Brown, to have the chairman sign the antenna site lease between Benson County and Prairie Public Broadcasting, Inc. of Fargo, ND. All members voted yes. The motion carried unanimously.
A motion carried unanimously to adjourn the meeting.
Bonnie Erickson
Benson County Auditor
Jason Lee
Chairman
(Publish May 11, 2005)


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