7/27/2005 – Public Notices


MINUTES OF REGULAR MEETING
MINNEWAUKAN SCHOOL BOARD
May 16, 2005
A regular meeting of the Minnewaukan Board of Education was called to order by Chairman David Ambers on May 16, 2005 at 6:30 p.m. Also present were Corey Erickson, Laura Every, Supt. Jury and Dianne Mikkelson. Terry Yri, Randy Thompson, Jean Callahan and Ron Carlson were absent.
Every made a motion to approve the agenda. Erickson seconded the motion.
Motion carried.
Erickson made a motion to approve the minutes of the April 2005 meeting.
Every seconded the motion. Motion carried.
Every made a motion to approve the bills for payment. Erickson seconded the motion. Motion carried.
GENERAL FUND
Advanced Business Methods $577.43
Benson Co Farmers Press 95.76
BW Doublewood Inn-
Bismarck 135.00
Bisbee Public School 75.00
BW Seven Seas Inn 180.00
Bismarck Ramkota Hotel 60.00
Blue Cross Blue Shield ND 834.06
Ron Carlson 100.00
City of Minnewaukan 440.30
Creative Impressions 479.60
Curriculum Designers, Inc 800.00
Dakota Assemblies 200.00
Mary Delorme 20.25
Dept #30 Amazon Credit Plan 194.11
Devils Lake C & F
Tire Center 106.99
Bonnie Erickson 382.40
Gerrells 77.04
Goulding’s Oil & Propane 3,730.84
Grand Forks Herald 37.50
Great Plains Directory
Service 43.60
Noel Gunderson 100.00
Holiday Inn Express 989.45
Jemstone Auto Glass, Inc 29.90
Johnson Controls 175.00
Junior Library Guild 2,640.00
Lake Region Sheet Metal, Inc 150.12
Lake Region Special Ed 130.00
Britney Littlewind 40.50
Cherilyn Littlewind 11.25
Antionette Lohnes 33.75
MedCenter One 90.00
Dianne Mikkelson 85.30
Minnewaukan School (cash) 260.00
NAPA Auto Parts 3,834.31
NDCASE 118.00
NDHSCA 485.00
ND Surplus Property 46.00
ND Telephone Co 465.01
Oddens’ Grocery 497.50
Otter Tail Power Co 2,327.08
PC Magazine 29.97
Platinum Plus for Business 5,879.91
Popplers Music, Inc 304.55
Ramada Plaza Suites 504.00
Riverside Publishing 1,739.49
David Salisbury 25.00
Scholastic Book Fairs 64.77
Schwan Wholesale 119.87
Virginia Sears 42.00
Sports Awards Co 37.60
Stein’s, Inc 275.20
Subway 100.00
Jason Svir 532.10
Josh Swiftbird 48.37
Technology Learning Co-op 50.00
The Vegas Motel 239.94
James Thompson 48.37
Ed Tomlinson 54.89
Towner Co Medical Center 80.00
Viking Office Products 328.76
Wal-Mart 117.04
TOTAL 31,035.01
SPECIAL FUND
Dakota Spirits $30.00
Frey Scientific 15.90
Gerrells 162.78
Hartley’s School Buses, Inc 1,107.50
Jostens 219.60
Oddens’ Grocery 32.76
Pin Collection 112.39
Pepsi-Cola Bottling Co 780.25
Scholastic Book Fairs 434.35
Darlene Thompson 28.94
TOTAL 2,924.47
HOT LUNCH
GFG-US Foodservice $312.96
Harker’s 382.98
Interstate Brands Corp 288.93
Meadow Sweet Dairy 577.04
Oddens’ Grocery 25.94
Platinum Plus for Business 15.84
Schwan Wholesale 441.61
Stein’s, Inc 221.15
TOTAL 2,266.45
Every made a motion to approve the financial reports. Erickson seconded the motion. Motion carried.
Jean Callahan and Randy Thompson joined the meeting at 7 p.m.
Every made a motion to approve the negotiated agreement for the 2005-06 school year. Roll call vote was taken. All members present voted yes. Yri was absent. Motion carried.
Discussion was held on legislative bills, 2005-06 school programs, volleyball coaches, spring meeting for co-ops, gym bleachers, summer work list and auction sale.
Every made a motion to approve the charge of $125 for non-resident students for drivers’ ed class. Erickson seconded the motion. Motion carried.
Callahan gave her principal report.
The next meeting will be June 14, 2005 at 6:30 p.m.
Thompson made a motion to adjourn the meeting. Erickson seconded the motion. Motion carried. The meeting adjourned at 8:15 p.m.
Dianne Mikkelson
Business Manager
David Ambers
Chairman
(Publish July 27, 2005)


MINUTES OF REGULAR MEETING
MADDOCK CITY COUNCIL
June 30, 2005
A regular meeting of the Maddock City Council was held on June 30, 2005 at 7.30 p.m. The meeting was held early due to vacation schedules for the council and mayor. Members present to answer roll call were Mayor Kevin Winson, Marilyn Allan, Wayne Knatterud, Mark Finley and Rodney Maddock.
Also present were Frank Mosser and Keith Winson.
One correction on wording was made by Marilyn Allan and when this is corrected, Wayne Knatterud moved, Rodney Maddock seconded to approve these minutes as prepared.
Bills were audited. Marilyn Allan moved to approve the bills. Rodney Maddock seconded the motion. Motion carried.
Employees’ Wages $4,621.10
Foss Trenching 125.00
Border States Elec. Supply,
Inc 391.16
Northern Plains Electric 19,099.91
Blue Cross Blue Shield 1,939.44
Hawkins Chemical, Inc 277.42
Maddock EDC 250.00
Maddock EDC 225.00
Benson Co Farmers Press 193.23
Gus’s Auto Parts, Inc 34.72
Farmers Union Oil Co 634.08
Frank L. Mosser 78.20
Jean A. Mosser 36.98
Dacotah Paper Company 116.66
Priscilla Backstrom 30.72
Visa 139.10
Northern Water Works 523.40
Graytec Carbonic 4,653.00
Farmers Union Ins Co 24.00
ND League of Cities 389.00
Hoiberg’s, Inc 140.16
Lannie Simonson Bldg Co,
Inc 100.00
HomeTown Grocery, LLC 6.76
Praxair Distributing, Inc 2,242.00
Jones Brothers 103.41
State Fire and Tornado Fund 3,204.05
US Post Office 36.00
Innovation With Integrity 75.56
Regent Book Co, Inc 25.64
St. Paul Stamp Works, Inc 57.70
Newman Traffic Signs 31.79
Maddock Community Club 100.00
Waste Management of ND 3,901.85
ND Telephone Co 215.60
Western Area Power Adm 2,885.15
Ramsey National Bank 1,367.96
State Tax Commissioner 97.00
Keith Winson reported the haloacetic acids were down on the last water report and he is still waiting on the other water test report.
Frank Mosser reported on water problems at the lift station and the fact he has had to discharge above ground. He is to get pricing on relining the sewer pipes. Mark Finley moved to proceed with pricing on the lines. Wayne Knatterud seconded the motion. Motion carried. The discharge report will be returned to the State Health Department.
It was reported the street has been repaired at the corner of Railway and Roosevelt. Keith Winson asked permission to block 2nd Street on July 16 when the fire department hosts a fund raiser. Wayne Knatterud moved to approve the block. Mark Finley seconded the motion. Motion carried.
Wayne Knatterud moved that city employees be given a cost-of-living increase of 3.5%. Marilyn Allan seconded the motion. Motion carried.
Bruce Terpening was present and asked about trimming up the alley between Dakota and Eastern so it is more accessible to larger vehicles. Trees and personal belongings are blocking passage. He also visited with the council on EDC activities, projects underway and looking into the future.
Tammy Haug was present and informed the council an application for an outdoor recreation grant for the pool was rejected. Other angles will be investigated.
Community club membership was discussed. Marilyn Allan moved to pay the
2005 dues. Wayne Knatterud seconded the motion. Motion carried.
The Maddock Historical Society has been gifted several years of the "Maddock Standard." The newspapers were donated by Marlin Hvinden. It was determined they can be stored in the southwest corner of the council chambers. Shelving will be constructed. Marilyn Allan moved to allow the change. Rodney Maddock seconded the motion. Motion carried.
A discussion was held on wages for the mayor when there is a special meeting. Mark Finley moved the mayor receive $40.00 per special meeting.
Rodney Maddock seconded the motion. Motion carried.
The North Central Water Consortium will be present at the August 1 council meeting to further discuss the purchase of water from Maddock for the rural water system.
Jean Mosser presented a letter to the council on bond coverage. This bond will come due and be renewable every two years. Coverage is handled by the State of North Dakota.
One building permit from Lee Simon was presented. Wayne Knatterud moved to approve the permit. Mark Finley seconded the motion. Motion carried.
The next regular meeting will be Aug. 1, 2005 at 7:30 p.m. at the council chambers.
There being no further business, on motion made and seconded, the meeting was adjourned.
Jean Mosser
City Auditor
Kevin Winson
Mayor
These minutes are submitted for publication prior to board approval.
(Publish July 27, 2005)


MINUTES OF REGULAR MEETING
LEEDS SCHOOL BOARD
June 14, 2005
A regular meeting of the Leeds Board of Education was held June 14, 2005 at
7 p.m. Present were Young, Swanson, Larson, Silliman, Supt. Braaten, Principals Gullickson and Braaten and Business Manager Kathy Benson. Absent was Melody Bracken.
Additions to the agenda were 7 a) letter from Mrs. Risovi and 9) tuition agreements.
The minutes of the May 18, 2005 regular meeting were approved as written.
It was moved, seconded and carried to accept and approve 3% increases to non-certified hourly wages with longevity incentives for employees working more than half-time and with over five years of employment with the
district: elementary aide $0.75, part-time aide $0.22, paraprofessional $1.00, part-time paraprofessional $0.23, head custodian $1.00, part-time assistant custodian $0.50, summer custodian $0.20, head cook $0.27, assistant cook $0.50, dishwasher $0.22, bus drivers $0.29, elementary art $0.85, and secretary $1.00.
It was moved, seconded and carried to approve the second reading of the English Language Learner Policy.
The board read a letter from Mrs. Risovi requesting to be released from coaching duties. It was moved, seconded and carried to accept, with regret, Mrs. Risovi’s resignation as elementary and junior high girls basketball coach.
Randy Silliman joined the meeting.
It was moved, seconded and carried to approve the financial reports for May 2005, and approve bills for payment. Preliminary end-of-year reports for the hot lunch and special reserve funds were reviewed. Bills approved for payment were:
GENERAL FUND
B & H Oil Co $1,890.40
Benson Co Farmers Press 146.49
Braun, Susan 277.44
Chad’s Amoco 253.66
Clute Office Equipment 834.70
The Computer Store 100.00
Cooperative Resources,
Inc 135.00
Dulmage, Irma 29.00
Ecolab Pest Elim 86.50
Edutech 75.00
Farmers Union Oil Co 85.99
Fisher, Olson & Juntunen,
Ltd 270.00
Grand Forks Herald 9.00
H. A. Thompson & Sons 25.00
Hoiberg’s 5.25
Holiday Inn of Grand Forks 90.00
Jacobson, Duane 40.00
Lake Region Special Ed 3,143.23
Leapaldt, Gay 554.40
McGraw-Hill Companies 7.06
Moser, Larry 279.00
NASSP 131.00
National Geographic
Society 15.90
National School Products 317.85
ND Telephone Co 328.82
Nelson, Louise 224.40
OfficeMax 34.08
Paulson Supply 92.25
Postmaster 380.60
Praxair Distribution 15.90
Rolle, Gary 60.84
Rugby Trophy 32.00
School Specialty 219.88
Town & Country Floral 15.00
Tracy’s Market 335.04
City of Leeds 158.00
Stave, Daniel 1,106.94
Brown, Jane 18.60
Leeds Hot Lunch 647.50
Wal-Mart 62.68
Nybo, MiChelle 100.31
Verizon Wireless 23.65
Haagenson, Patty 750.00
Cenex Credit Co 42.04
Haagenson, Lorin & Patty 158.40
ESPB 100.00
BUILDING FUND
Deplazes Construction $2,750.00
Mr. Gullickson presented the high school principal’s report:
congratulations to the FFA members for their state contest, the victory lap for the girls track team was well attended, drivers ed program, and basketball camp.
Congratulations to the Benson County Wildcats for closing their 2005 season as state champion of ND High School Girls Class B Track and Field.
Mrs. Braaten presented the elementary school principal’s report: the D.I.
team did well at the globals contest and a letter is going out to parents regarding the kindergarten surveys.
It was moved, seconded and carried to approve the professional development plan for 2005/2006.
It was moved, seconded and carried to transfer $35,000 plus current interest earned from the special reserve fund to the general fund to cover heating fuel, the purchase of mini bus #8, and the second installment on the purchase of bus #2.
It was moved, seconded and carried to approve the 2004/05 pupil membership summary report.
It was moved, seconded and carried to approve the 2005 school district census summary report.
The board reviewed preliminary budget figures for 2005/2006.
It was moved, seconded and carried to authorize the superintendent to apply for Title I, II, III, IV, V, VI grants on the consolidated grant application and Carl Perkins and technology funds.
It was moved, seconded and carried to approve the tuition free agreement, transportation not included, for David Strand of the Devils Lake School District to attend the Leeds Public School for 2005/2006.
It was moved, seconded and carried to approve the tuition free agreement, transportation not included, for Sheila, Veronica and Beth Alexander to attend the Devils Lake Public School.
Mr. Braaten presented the superintendent’s report: a NESC grant writer has been hired and an ITV/TLC tech specialist, all school reunion committee, and list of summer maintenance projects.
The board of the Leeds School District canvassed the votes cast in the annual election held June 14, 2005. There were 125 votes cast with results as follows:
Melody Bracken, who represents region 3, consisting of Normania, McCellan, Riggin and the east half of Lake Ibsen Townships in Benson County and Pelican Township and that portion of Coulee Township lying south of US 2 in Ramsey County, was unopposed. She received 108 votes. Write-in votes were one each for Brian Leapaldt, Lorin Haagenson, Ardon Herman, Mike Luhman and Larry Tarang. There were 11 ballots voided. Bracken, who received the highest number of votes, was elected a director for a three-year term to represent region 3.
Linda Young, who represents region 1, consisting of the city of Leeds, filed for re-election. Also filing for this seat was Lisa Anderson. Young received 74 votes and Anderson received 50. Terri Stoll received one write-in vote. Young, who received the highest number of votes, was elected a director for a three-year term to represent region 1.
Leeds district voters were in favor of publishing a record of the school board proceedings in the official county newspaper 108 to 17.
It was moved, seconded and carried to accept the results in the 2005 school election.
The next meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, June 19, 2005 at 7 p.m.
Meeting adjourned.
Kathryn L. Benson
Business Manager
Linda Young
President
(Publish July 27, 2005)


MINUTES OF SPECIAL MEETING
FORT TOTTEN SCHOOL BOARD
May 31, 2005
A special meeting of the board of Fort Totten School District No. 30 was held May 31, 2005 at 4:30 p.m. in the conference room of the Administration Building. Present were Erich Longie, Arlene de la Paz, Michael Alex and Doug Yankton. Lorraine McKay was absent. Others present were Stephanie Anderson and Wayne Trottier Jr.
President Erich Longie called the meeting to order at 4:40 p.m.
Each of the board members asked Mr. Trottier his views on numerous items such as attendance rates, curriculum, athletics, community involvement, increasing student self-esteem and his expectations of the teachers.
Mr. Yankton moved to adjourn. Mr. Alex seconded. With four in favor and one absent, the motion carried. The meeting adjourned at 5:40 p.m.
Stephanie Anderson
Clerk
Erich Longie
Board President


MINUTES OF REGULAR MEETING
FORT TOTTEN SCHOOL BOARD
June 1, 2005
A regular meeting of the board of Fort Totten School District No. 30 was held June 1, 2005 at 4:30 p.m. in the Four Winds Community School library.
Present were Erich Longie, Doug Yankton, Arlene de la Paz and Lorraine McKay. Michael Alex was absent. Others present were Stephanie Anderson, Gaillord Peltier, Darren Albrecht, Marty Graywater, Bob McKay, Frank de la Paz, Renee Peltier, Chris Peltier, Tasha Peltier, Catherine Howard, Liz Nelson, Susan Hultgren, Sid Bingaman, Gaylen Robertson, Duane Smith, Derrick Dauphinais, Corey Ploium, Dean Dauphinais Jr., Rick Smith, Carl Walking Eagle, Shelly Luger, Kevin Dauphinais, Priscilla Cavanaugh and Justin Yankton.
President Erich Longie called the meeting to order at 4:37 p.m.
Discussion was held regarding additions to the agenda: reconsideration of the athletic director position and summer youth camp. Ms. McKay moved to approve the agenda with the two additions. Mr. Yankton seconded. With four in favor and one absent, the motion carried.
Discussion was held between the board members and community members regarding the athletic director position.
Kevin Dauphinais entered the meeting at 4:45 p.m. Justin Yankton entered the meeting at 4:49 p.m. Michael Alex entered the meeting at 4:50 p.m.
Doug Yankton moved to rescind the motion made on May 4, 2005 moving the athletic director from full-time to part-time. Ms. McKay seconded. Roll call vote was taken. Mr. Yankton and Ms. McKay were in favor and Mrs. de la Paz, Mr. Longie and Mr. Alex were opposed. The motion failed.
Mr. Alex moved to meet with the elementary board to discuss the athletic director position. Mrs. de la Paz seconded. With all in favor, the motion carried.
Ms. McKay, Justin Yankton, Marty Graywater, Gaylen Robertson and Shelly Luger exited the meeting at 5:30 p.m.
Derrick Dauphinais would like the board to appoint a delegate to sit on the Youth Interagency Committee. The next meeting will be on June 14, 2005 at 10 a.m.
Justin Yankton, Ms. McKay and Gaylen Robertson returned to the meeting at
5:34 p.m.
Carl Walking Eagle and Bob McKay exited the meeting at 5:37 p.m.
Ms. McKay moved to approve the minutes of May 4, May 11, May 16 and May 24, 2005. Mrs. de la Paz seconded. With all in favor, the motion carried.
Ms. McKay moved to approve the change in the special education policy. Mr.
Alex seconded. With all in favor, the motion carried.
Mr. Yankton moved to table Eilene Carlson’s contract. Mr. Alex seconded.
With all in favor, the motion carried.
Derrick Dauphinais exited the meeting at 5:40 p.m.
Ms. McKay moved to hire Jan Greene as the 21st Century director. Mrs. de la Paz seconded. With all in favor, the motion carried.
Mr. Alex moved to hire Barbara Bolten as the art/English teacher for the
2005-2006 school year. Mrs. de la Paz seconded. With all in favor, the motion carried.
Mr. Alex and Ms. McKay exited the meeting at 5:42 p.m.
Mrs. de la Paz moved to hire Jeff Olson as the alternative school director pending a four year contract. Mr. Yankton seconded. With three in favor and Mr. Alex and Ms. McKay absent, the motion carried.
Mrs. de la Paz moved to approve out-of-state travel for Karleen Estenson to Hampton, Mass. July 10-15, 2005. Mr. Yankton seconded. With three in favor and two absent, the motion carried.
Ms. McKay returned to the meeting at 5:48 p.m.
Mrs. de la Paz moved to approve out-of-state travel for Denise Harrington and Marlo Byberg to Honolulu, Hawaii June 16-17, 2005. Mr. Longie seconded.
With four in favor and one absent, the motion carried.
Rick Smith requested a letter from the superintendent or board president on why his position was changed.
Ms. McKay moved to hire Lawrence Bull as the head cross-country coach for the 2005-2006 season. Mr. Yankton seconded. With four in favor and one absent, the motion carried.
Mr. Yankton moved to hire David Davidson as head football coach for the
2005-2006 season. Mrs. de la Paz seconded. With four in favor and one absent, the motion carried.
Mr. Yankton moved to hire Rick Smith as head boys’ basketball coach for the
2005-2006 season. Ms. McKay seconded. With four in favor and one absent, the motion carried.
Mr. Yankton moved to hire Damon Brady as head girls’ basketball coach for the 2005-2006 season. Mrs. de la Paz seconded. With four in favor and one absent, the motion carried.
Rick Smith, Gaylen Robertson, Duane Smith and Frank de la Paz exited the meeting at 6 p.m.
Discussion was held regarding payment of day care bills. The school will bill every two weeks. The board stated there will be a maximum of three warnings if the bill is not paid. The board wants the day care to accept any children in the community if there is an opening.
Catherine Howard, Priscilla Cavanaugh, Tasha Peltier, Chris Peltier, Renee Peltier and Doug Yankton exited the meeting at 6:04 p.m.
All of the title consolidated files will be brought to the principal’s office.
Mr. Yankton and Frank de la Paz returned to the meeting at 6:08 p.m.
Mrs. de la Paz moved to approve the monthly expenditures. Ms. McKay seconded. With four in favor and one absent, the motion carried.
MONTHLY EXPENDITURES
FOR JUNE 2005
AAA Travel Agency $1,272.46
AAA Travel Agency 612.80
Abraham, Lance 500.00
Academic Comm Assn 308.00
Academic Industries 275.00
Acme Electric 4,597.44
Acme Electric 44.35
Active Learning Corp 1,245.15
AGS Publishing 984.70
AIMS 2,438.97
Airport Days Inn-Fargo 447.57
Ala Moana Hotel 485.72
Albrecht, Darren 6,317.00
ALCO 30.97
ALCO 22.98
Alex, Michael 290.10
Ameripride Linen 70.40
Ameripride Linen 70.40
Anderson, Christina 48.95
Anderson, Stephanie 98.38
Anderson, Stephanie 121.28
Anderson, Stephanie 217.40
Andrews, Nancy 50.00
Apogee Components 1,247.74
ARTCO Promotional
Products 855.56
ASCD 104.00
Balfour 205.27
Balfour 42.00
Barnes & Noble 936.74
Belgarde, Erin 184.70
Belgarde, Erin 122.30
Belgarde, Erin 184.70
Benson Co Farmers Press 479.37
Benson Co Farmers Press 42.75
Bergstrom Electric 1,275.00
Berhow, Suzanne 9.92
Best Western Seven Seas 90.00
Bingaman, Sidney 250.10
Bio-Corporation 512.00
Bismarck Public Schools 60,328.61
Blue Cross Blue Shield 181.60
Bob’s Sewing Center 938.00
Bolton, Barbara 256.74
Boy Scouts Troop 006 250.00
Brick Art Materials 88.66
Bridges Transition Co 518.00
Brusven, Dennis 1,562.50
Buffet House 37.52
Bull, Andrew 500.00
CARE Medical 43.45
Career & Tech Education 699.00
Carlson, Eilene 125.00
Cash & Carry Lumber 48.06
Cash & Carry Lumber 568.50
CCV Software 1,658.00
CCV Software 350.90
Central Distributing 18.72
Central Distributing 6.48
Channing L. Bete Co 597.06
Charging Crow, John 285.00
Childcraft 509.90
Corbine, Philomene 130.00
Courtyard Marriott-
Moorhead 149.74
Creative Impressions 516.50
Creative Impressions 860.00
Crestline 218.02
Curriculum Designers 325.00
Dairy Queen 50.00
Dakota Assemblies 250.00
Davidson, David 300.00
Davidson, David 250.00
Days Inn 180.00
De la paz, Arlene 290.10
Dell Marketing 2,202.00
Delta 178.70
Dept of Public Instruction 2,038.08
Desjarlais, Jerrit 500.00
Devils Lake Evenstart
Family 75.00
Devils Lake Journal 98.00
Discover Platinum Card 138.81
Discovery Channel School 614.47
Doublewood Inn-Bismarck 298.38
Ecolab Pest Elim 60.00
Ecolab Pest Elim 60.00
Education Standards &
Practices 125.00
Educational Innovations 176.94
Educational Innovations 832.95
Ellison 1,564.50
EMC Publishing 350.90
English Teachers’ Supplies 467.70
Environments Prechild 335.95
Eschool News 60.00
Estenson, Karleen 381.10
Estenson, Karleen 9.00
ETA/Cuisenaire 2,914.67
Expressway Inn-Bismarck 43.95
Expressway Suites-
Bismarck 71.95
Firestone 241.80
Gallagher, Lorelie 105.00
Gallagher, Lorelie 116.87
Global Safety 247.50
Goodyear Tire 240.00
Goodyear Tire 240.00
Grand Forks Public School 6,626.42
Greene-Robertson, Nancy 110.21
Greene-Robertson, Nancy 184.70
Greene-Robertson, Nancy 20.00
Greene-Robertson, Nancy 184.70
Greystone Education
Materials 116.57
Hanson, Curt 250.00
Hanson, Deb 50.00
Harcourt Assessment 297.44
Harlow’s Bus Sales, Inc 2,677.00
Harrington, Denise 484.85
Harrington, Denise 270.00
Hatch 378.60
High Interest Curriculum 934.95
Hoiberg’s Office Supply 67.98
Holiday Inn 447.57
Home of Economy 61.99
Home of Economy 280.86
Home of Economy 186.30
Human Relations Media 879.73
Infocus Store 23,115.00
Johnson, Sandra 205.00
Johnson, Sandra 42.89
Kaplan 467.39
Kendall/Hunt Publishing 633.20
Kmart 303.99
Kmart 373.56
Knowledge Unlimited 50.40
Krantz’s Greenhouse 241.86
Krantz’s Greenhouse 539.55
KZZY and Q97 100.00
Lake Chevrolet 99.00
Lake Lumber 128.92
Lakeshore Basics 1,472.32
LaMotte’s Paint & Glass 500.00
LaMotte’s Paint & Glass 15,981.00
Lannie Simonson 1,109.14
Lannie Simonson 2,218.28
Leevers County Market 84.67
Littlewind, Lois 130.00
Littlewind, Mitch 500.00
Longie, Erich 470.50
Longie, George 200.00
Ludwig, Carmen 90.17
Luis Cafe 41.50
Luis Cafe 33.00
Luis Cafe 33.25
Mac’s, Inc 63.00
Marguerite’s Music 2,372.54
McKay, Lorraine 290.10
Medco 239.90
Media Link 2,998.00
Medicine Stone, David 500.00
Medicine Stone, Mattie 500.00
Meld 46.62
Menards 705.55
Mertens, Joe 2,011.50
Mertens, Joe 66.00
Montana Dakota Utilities 44.59
NASCO 702.80
NASCO 2,841.58
National Evenstart Assn 1,470.00
National Institute of
Business Mgmt 48.00
NCA 10.00
NCA-Arizona State
University 250.00
NCA-Arizona State
University 50.00
ND Pass Parents As
Teachers 900.00
ND Telephone Co 535.00
NDCTE 100.00
Nelson, Elizabeth 19.69
Nelson, Elizabeth 8.00
Nelson, Elizabeth 20.00
Nelson, Elizabeth 184.70
Ness, Hayley 132.30
New Trends 143.99
Northeast Education
Services Co-op 1,000.00
Northeast Education
Services Co-op 50.00
Northwest Evaluation Assn 2,300.00
Oak Hall Industries 578.70
Oak Hall Industries 5.89
Office Innovations 1,626.18
Office Innovations 17,860.32
Office Innovations 2,682.63
Office Innovations 14,590.82
Ohio Distinctive Software 14.00
OK Tire Stores 699.02
Olson, Jeremiah 1,283.02
Oriental Trading Co 825.49
Parents As Teachers
National Center 450.00
Party America 139.77
Paula’s Plants 300.00
Paul’s Fort Totten Grocery 657.53
Payment Processing
Center 45.63
Pearce & Durick 299.67
Peltier, Florestine 130.00
Pitsco Lego 508.25
Pizza Hut 62.27
Pizza Hut 73.12
Pizza Hut 22.56
Popplers Music 155.95
Prairie Learning Center 1,840.00
Prentice Hall 352.65
Prestwick House, Inc 302.30
Prestwick House, Inc 166.43
Questech, Inc 6,210.00
Ramada Inn-Grand Forks 54.00
Ramada Inn-Grand Forks 180.00
Ramada Inn-Grand Forks 883.04
Ramkota Hotel-Bismarck 800.00
RDJ Specialties, Inc 411.48
Rediker Software, Inc 3,675.00
Reiman Publications 14.98
Renaissance Learning 139.00
Renneberg Hardwood 1,966.00
Robertson, Violet 350.00
S & J Solutions 5,500.00
Sax Arts & Crafts 574.82
School Specialty 325.21
Sears 429.98
Sears 1,909.33
Sears 499.99
Service Learning 50.00
SHI 3,540.10
Software Unlimited 1,895.00
Spirit Lake Marina 842.14
Spirit Lake Resort 2,512.48
Springfield Marriott 870.42
St. Michel Furniture 1,668.00
Sun County 65.12
Swenson, Sandy 35.00
Swenson, Sandy 155.40
Swenson, Sandy 50.00
Sylvia Brownshield 130.00
TCS 519.84
Teacher’s Discovery 421.66
Teacher’s Discovery 142.73
Teacher’s Media 44.68
The Advantage Press, Inc 481.50
Thinking Media 8,025.00
TJ’s Pizza 30.99
TJ’s Pizza 30.99
TJ’s Pizza 90.25
TJ’s Pizza 29.00
TNT BSC Corp 125.00
Tracy’s Market 12.94
Tracy’s Market 57.65
Twete, Inc 90.70
US Map & Book Co 307.29
UND 180.00
Vernier Software & Tech 2,018.00
Volk Human Services 770.00
Walden Book Co 783.41
Wally’s Supermarket 240.89
Wally’s Supermarket 428.91
Wal-Mart 150.00
Wal-Mart 753.46
Wal-Mart 676.10
Wal-Mart 100.98
Wal-Mart 145.74
Wal-Mart 3,833.57
Wal-Mart 2,088.25
Wal-Mart 1,519.46
Wal-Mart 1,399.01
Wal-Mart 338.97
Wal-Mart 586.42
Warwick School 392.26
Wellman, Jodi 48.54
Weiser Educational 648.12
Windyboy, Melissa 2,000.00
Workforce Safety &
Insurance 132.60
World Book, Inc 879.00
World Book, Inc 1,758.00
Xerox Corp 8,258.91
Yankton, Doug 290.10
SUBTOTAL $321,490.38
Ms. McKay moved to approve accounts payable. Mrs. de la Paz seconded. With four in favor and one absent, the motion carried.
STUDENT ACTIVITIES
Babinski, Mike $3,000.00
Smith, Rick 935.00
Smith, Rick 215.45
Brady, Damon 275.00
Wal-Mart 388.21
TJ’s Pizza 22.00
Babinski, Mike 285.00
Pizza Hut 35.58
NPC International, Inc 125.34
Royal Lanes 300.00
Moderne Glass Co 178.20
Food Services of America 1,488.95
Shoot-A-Way 2,401.00
Babinski, Mike 105.00
Hanson Logowear 1,673.38
Pizza Corner 525.00
Soltis Sportswear 402.05
Gerrells-Devils Lake 159.76
Dauphinais, Dustin 200.00
Brady, Damon 180.00
Albrecht, Darren 100.00
Brady, Damon 150.00
SUBTOTAL $13,144.92
TOTAL $334,635.30
Discussion was held regarding the policy and procedures manual. It must include a library plan, professional development request and Title III.
Gaylen Robertson, Duane Smith and Corey Ploium returned to the meeting at
6:14 p.m.
Discussion was held concerning the three applicants for superintendent. Mr.
Yankton moved to hire Wayne Trottier Jr. as the superintendent. Mrs. de la Paz seconded. With four in favor and one absent, the motion carried.
Mr. Yankton moved to adjourn. Mrs. de la Paz seconded. With four in favor and one absent, the motion carried. The meeting adjourned at 6:25 p.m.
Stephanie Anderson
Clerk
Erich Longie
Board President


MINUTES OF
JOINT BOARD MEETING
FORT TOTTEN SCHOOL BOARD
TATE TOPA TRIBAL SCHOOL
June 9, 2005
A joint board meeting of the Fort Totten School District No. 30 and the Tate Topa Tribal School was held June 9, 2005 at 4:40 p.m. in the conference room of the Administration Building. Present were Erich Longie, Doug Yankton, Arlene de la Paz, Lenore White Lightning, Stanley Cavanaugh, John Lohnes and Paul Yankton. Michael Alex and Lorraine McKay were absent.
Others present were Stephanie Anderson, Gaillord Peltier, Shelly Luger, Carl Walking Eagle, Liz Nelson and Lois Leben.
Presidents Mr. Longie and Mr. Yankton called the meeting to order at 4:38 p.m.
Discussion was held between the boards regarding mingling the fifth grade students with the high school students.
Mr. Peltier stated he doesn’t want the community divided so he will change his recommendation and keep the athletic director position as is.
Mr. Alex entered the meeting at 4:44 p.m.
Paul Yankton stated he would like the public school to evaluate the A/D position and see if it needs to be full-time and also have the new administration evaluate the position.
Both boards would like to meet every other month starting in July. Mr. Alex moved to rescind the motion made on May 4, 2005 regarding changing the athletic director position from full-time to part-time. Mrs. de la Paz seconded. With four in favor and one absent, the motion carried.
Mr. Alex moved to keep Rick Smith’s contract the same as athletic director with the stipulations that he resign as head boys’ basketball coach and enroll in leadership courses in a master’s program. Mrs. de la Paz seconded. With four in favor and one absent, the motion carried.
Ms. McKay, Ms. Luger, Mr. Walking Eagle and Ms. Leben entered the meeting at 4:55 p.m.
Mrs. Nelson explained the public school could employ a kitchen helper and bus driver for the month of June. Mrs. de la Paz moved to hire a kitchen helper/bus driver from the 21st Century for the month of June 2005. Mr.
Alex seconded. With all in favor, the motion carried.
Doug Yankton moved to adjourn. Mr. Alex seconded. With all in favor, the motion carried. The meeting adjourned for the public school at 5:10 p.m.
Ms. White Lightning moved to adjourn. Mr. Lohnes seconded. With all in favor, the motion carried. The meeting adjourned for the Tate Topa Tribal School at 5:13 p.m.
Stephanie Anderson
Clerk
Erich Longie
Board President
Paul Yankton
Board President


MINUTES OF SPECIAL MEETING
FORT TOTTEN SCHOOL BOARD
June 16, 2005
A special meeting of the board of Fort Totten School District No. 30 was held June 16, 2005 at 9 a.m. in the Governor’s Room at the Ramada Inn in Grand Forks. Present were Erich Longie, Doug Yankton, Arlene de la Paz and Lorraine McKay. Michael Alex was absent. Also present was Stephanie Anderson.
President Erich Longie called the meeting to order at 9:20 a.m.
Mr. Yankton moved to approve the Northeast Education Services Cooperative.
Ms. McKay seconded. With four in favor and one absent, the motion carried.
Mr. Alex entered the meeting at 10:55 a.m.
Discussion was held regarding which changes to make to the policies and procedures manual. The board would like to include the new superintendent in this process.
Mr. Yankton moved to adjourn. Ms. McKay seconded. With all in favor, the motion carried. The meeting adjourned at 12:25 p.m.
Stephanie Anderson
Clerk
Erich Longie
Board President


MINUTES OF
JOINT BOARD MEETING
FORT TOTTEN SCHOOL BOARD
TATE TOPA TRIBAL SCHOOL
June 17, 2005
A joint board meeting of the Fort Totten School District No. 30 and Tate Topa Tribal School was held June 17, 2005 at 10 a.m. in the Governor’s Room at the Ramada Inn in Grand Forks. Present were Erich Longie, Doug Yankton, Arlene de la Paz, Lorraine McKay and Michael Alex. Also present was Stephanie Anderson.
President Erich Longie called the meeting to order at 10:08 a.m.
The boards agreed to meet in a joint board meeting when it comes to joint school positions.
Ms. McKay moved to have a joint school board meeting every third Wednesday of every other month. Mr. McKay seconded. With all in favor, the motion carried.
Ms. McKay moved to adjourn. Mr. Alex seconded. With all in favor, the motion carried. The meeting adjourned at 10:20 a.m.
Stephanie Anderson
Clerk
Erich Longie
Board President


MINUTES OF SPECIAL MEETING
FORT TOTTEN SCHOOL BOARD
June 23, 2005
A special meeting of the board of Fort Totten School District No. 30 was held June 23, 2005 at 4:30 p.m. in the conference room of the Administration Building. Present were Erich Longie, Arlene de la Paz, Michael Alex and Lorraine McKay. Doug Yankton was absent. Others present were Stephanie Anderson, Liz Nelson and Carolyn Lohnes.
President Erich Longie called the meeting to order at 4:42 p.m.
Discussion was held regarding having the non-certified staff’s pay scale match the Tate Topa Tribal School’s pay scale. Mrs. de la Paz moved to increase the base salary of the non-certified staff pay scale by $.25 per hour. Ms. McKay seconded. With four in favor and one absent, the motion carried.
Mrs. Anderson explained at the current time all substitute bus drivers receive $10.00 per hour. She would like to pay their hourly wage when any current Four Winds employee does any substitute bus driving. Mr. Alex moved to approve the business manager’s recommendation. Mrs. de la Paz seconded.
With four in favor and one absent, the motion carried.
The board members would like to look over the 2005 census. Mrs. de la Paz moved to table the 2005 census until next week. Ms. McKay seconded. With four in favor and one absent, the motion carried.
Mr. Alex moved to give Eilene Carlson an increase in salary for the
2005-2006 school year. Ms. McKay seconded. With four in favor and one absent, the motion carried.
Mr. Alex moved to give Liz Nelson an increase in salary for the 2005-2006 school year. Ms. McKay seconded. With four in favor and one absent, the motion carried.
Mrs. de la Paz moved to table the family involvement coordinator position until all the applicants are interviewed. Mr. Alex seconded. With four in favor and one absent, the motion carried.
Ms. McKay moved to approve Jeff Olson’s contract for a three year term with his salary being negotiable each year based on his evaluations and reports being submitted on time. Mrs. de la Paz seconded. With four in favor and one absent, the motion carried.
Mrs. de la Paz moved to adjourn. Mr. Alex seconded. With four in favor and one absent, the motion carried. The meeting adjourned at 5:44 p.m.
Stephanie Anderson
Clerk
Erich Longie
Board President


MINUTES OF SPECIAL MEETING
FORT TOTTEN SCHOOL BOARD
June 30, 2005
A special meeting of the board of Fort Totten School District No. 30 was held June 30, 2005 at 11 a.m. in the conference room of the Administration Building. Present were Erich Longie, Arlene de la Paz and Lorraine McKay.
Doug Yankton and Michael Alex were absent. Also present was Stephanie Anderson.
President Erich Longie called the meeting to order at 11:26 a.m.
Mrs. de la Paz moved to approve the 2005 census. Ms. McKay seconded. With three in favor and two absent, the motion carried.
Ms. McKay moved to adjourn. Mrs. de la Paz seconded. With three in favor and two absent, the motion carried. The meeting adjourned at 11:35 a.m.
Stephanie Anderson
Clerk
Erich Longie
Board President
(Publish July 27, 2005)


CALL FOR BIDS
The Leeds Rural Fire Protection District is calling for bids on a new general purpose fire truck.
Specifications are available by writing to the Leeds Rural Fire Protection District, PO Box 67, Leeds, ND 58346. Bids will be accepted until September 1, 2005.
The Fire District Board reserves the right to reject any and all bids.
W.C. Follman, Secretary
Leeds Rural Fire Protection District


MINUTES OF MEETING
ESMOND CITY COUNCIL
July 18, 2005
A regular meeting of the Esmond City Council was held July 18, 2005 at 7 p.m. at the Esmond City Hall. Present were Mayor Estagen Zimmerman, council members Ron Lauinger, June Olson, Eris Hoffner and Walter Norman and City Auditor Misti Arnold.
Minutes of the previous meeting were read. Eris Hoffner made a motion to accept the minutes as read. June Olson seconded. Motion carried.
Bills were presented. Ron Lauinger made a motion to pay the bills. Eris Hoffner seconded. Motion carried. Bills approved are as follows:
Terry Schwab $392.58
Sylvester Hoffner 166.23
Misti Arnold 554.10
Estagen Zimmerman 181.00
Leon Arnold Tree Removal 1,800.00
ND Telephone Co. 108.30
Otter Tail Power Co. 406.39
Benson Co. Farmers Press 49.02
Misti Arnold 96.99
Waste Management 1,246.91
Rick’s Tree Service 1,100.00
Postmaster 96.00
Don Vetsch 850.00
Houim Construction 650.00
Hawkins Water Treatment 761.55
Ecolab 126.00
State Fire & Tornado 847.68
City of Maddock 150.00
Keith Winson 120.00
ND Dept of Health 20.00
Grove Diggers 800.00
Service agreements on the water tower were discussed and a decision was made that the City of Esmond would accept the Maguire Iron, Inc. contract.
June Olson made a motion to accept the contract. Eris Hoffner seconded.
Motion carried.
June Olson moved to adjourn, seconded by Eris Hoffner. The meeting adjourned.
Misti Arnold
City Auditor


NOTICE OF PUBLIC
COMMENT PERIOD
Please take notice that on the 11th day of July, 2005 at 7:00 o’clock p.m.
in Maddock, North Dakota the Zoning and Planning Board for Benson County reviewed an Application for Approval of an expansion of an existing Cattle Feeding Operation and Livestock Waste System as applied for by Jack Kallenbach. The location of the livestock enterprise is situated in the Southeast Quarter of Section 2, Township 152 N, Range 71 W, Benson County.
The applicant requested a permit to increase his current animal feeding operation of beef cattle to exceed 999 head of cattle.
The complete Permit Application and Waste Management Plan is available for public viewing at the Minnewaukan Library, Minnewaukan, Benson County, North Dakota and at the office of the Benson County Auditor, at the Courthouse in Minnewaukan, North Dakota. The office hours of the County Auditor are from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.
The purpose of this notice is to put the public on notice that a reasonable period of time is being provided to solicit public comment on the waste management plan and the construction permit application. This period of public comment shall not be less than 30 days. At the July 11th, 2005 meeting the Planning and Zoning Board of Benson County approved the application for permit. That approval, subject to the herein stated public comment period, will be referred to the Benson County Board of Commissioners for final approval following the public comment period.
(Publish July 27 and Aug. 3, 10 and 17, 2005)


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