NOTICE OF HEARING
IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF BENSON COUNTY, STATE OF NORTH DAKOTA.
In the Matter of the Estate of William Henry Trowbridge aka William H.
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a petition has been filed by Peggy A. Tabor to determine the testacy status of the above decedent. The petition includes a copy of a Last Will and Testament executed by the said decedent on October 3, 1994. The petition asks that the copy of this will be admitted into probate as the Last Will and Testament of the decedent.
The petitioner, Peggy A. Tabor, also asks that she be named personal representative of the above estate, as provided in the terms and provisions of the Last Will and Testament dated October 3, 1994.
The petition is on file with the clerk of court, and a copy can be obtained from the office of the clerk of court, or from the undersigned as the attorney for the petitioner.
The matter will come on for hearing on the 29th day of August, 2005, at 3:30 o’clock p.m., which hearing will be in the chambers of the Court located in the Benson County Courthouse in Minnewaukan, North Dakota.
Dated this 27th day of July, 2005.
-s-J. Thomas Traynor, Jr.
J. Thomas Traynor, Jr.
TRAYNOR LAW FIRM, PC
509 5th St. NE, Suite 1
PO Box 838
Devils Lake, ND 58301-0838
Telephone: (701) 662-4077
Attorneys for the Petitioner,
Peggy A. Tabor
(Publish Aug. 3, 10 and 17, 2005)
NOTICE OF PUBLIC
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, Aug. 3, 10 & 17, 2005)
MINUTES OF REGULAR MEETING
OBERON SCHOOL BOARD
May 12, 2005
A regular meeting of the Oberon School Board was held on May 12, 2005 with board members Michelle Skadsem, Yvonne Thumb, Patricia Anderson, Barb Hillebrand, Greg Thomas, Principal Kenneth Ploium and Business Manager Janice Hager present.
A motion was made by Yvonne Thumb to approve the minutes of the April 14 meeting. Patricia Anderson seconded the motion. The motion carried unanimously.
The hot lunch account was reviewed and approved.
The bills were presented for payment. Yvonne Thumb made a motion to approve the payment of bills. Patricia Anderson seconded the motion. The motion carried unanimously. Bills are as follows:
The Mailbox $24.95
Kids Discover 46.20
Really Good Stuff 157.48
Learning Resources 58.60
Benson Co Farmers Press 49.02
Teachers Discovery 37.15
The Home Shop 83.13
The Education Center 88.58
Carolina Biological Supply Co 47.56
School Specialty Supply Co 30.36
Zaner Bloser 155.51
Clarus Music 51.18
Hygloss Products 70.90
Library Video Co 138.50
Farmers Union Oil 881.84
Pearson Education 282.81
ETA Cuisenaire 85.53
West Lite Corp 376.46
ND Telephone Co 124.65
Dakota Assemblies 225.00
Classroom Direct 312.97
Teacher Created Materials 39.52
Linda Martin 206.14
Marlys Throlson 414.94
City of Oberon 302.91
Blue Cross Blue Shield 3,232.50
US Postal Service 210.85
Paula Deckert 46.17
Cathy Allmaras 810.56
Cindy Jelle-Ray 360.77
Janice Hager 5.97
Ken Ploium 102.30
Betty Rushfeldt 258.69
Mary Ann Broe 351.28
Monday Morning Books 21.97
Pack O Fun 21.97
National Wildlife Federation 15.00
ND School Business
Minot State University 486.00
Rose Klatt 24.70
LM Helland 340.00
The Cottage 102.00
Brite Ideas 20.00
American Family Ins 3,294.80
Information Technology Dept 139.80
Bison Auto 60.00
Teacher contracts for 2005-2006 were discussed. Barb Hillebrand made a motion that teacher contracts remain the same as 2004-2005. Patricia Anderson seconded the motion. The motion carried unanimously.
The ND Insurance Reserve Fund On-Site Survey Report was reviewed by the board.
The Lone Tree Special Ed tuition bill in the amount of $10,315.24 for open enrolled students attending Maddock School was reviewed by the board.
The board acknowledged thank you notes from teachers for flowers received on Teacher’s Day.
The school election is to be held on June 7. It was noted that Paula Deckert has filed for a seat on the board.
A motion for adjournment was made by Yvonne Thumb. Greg Thomas seconded the motion. The motion carried unanimously. The meeting adjourned.
MINUTES OF REGULAR MEETING
OBERON SCHOOL BOARD
June 9, 2005
A regular meeting of the Oberon School Board was held on June 9, 2005 with board members Michelle Skadsem, Yvonne Thumb, Patricia Anderson, Barb Hillebrand, Greg Thomas, Principal Kenneth Ploium and Business Manager Janice Hager present.
A motion was made by Barb Hillebrand to approve the minutes of the May 12 meeting. Yvonne Thumb seconded the motion. The motion carried unanimously.
The hot lunch account was reviewed and approved.
The bills were presented for payment. Yvonne Thumb made a motion to approve the payment of bills. Greg Thomas seconded the motion. The motion carried unanimously. Bills are as follows:
Dairy Queen 50.58
Minot State University 400.00
Linda Martin 9.84
Marlys Throlson 697.95
Mary Ann Broe 492.28
John Thomas 200.00
Strongs Lock & Safe 6.00
Cindy Jelle-Ray 50.91
Teachers’ Helper 103.21
Learning Resources 155.25
Carson Dellosa 75.74
ETA Cuisenaire 10.28
Teacher Created Materials 65.50
Educational Resources 272.70
Carolina Biological Supply Co 66.99
Best Western Motel 90.00
National Geographic 199.26
Studies Weekly 90.07
Primary Concepts 40.00
Office Systems 48.00
Ben Franklin 54.55
Farmers Union 438.00
The board reviewed a pupil membership report for the 2004-2005 school term.
The board canvassed the ballots of the annual election held on June 7.
Thirty-nine people cast ballots to fill the two three-year terms on the board. Incumbents Michelle Skadsem and Barb Hillebrand did not file for re-election. Paula Deckert filed and received 21 votes to gain a seat on the board. Paul Stensland and Karen Peterson each received 18 write-in votes. Karen Peterson was elected since Paul Stensland chose to remain janitor at the school rather than serve on the board. Voters were in favor of publishing school board minutes 36 to 3. A motion was made by Patricia Anderson to accept the election results and declare them official. Yvonne Thumb seconded the motion. The motion carried unanimously.
The board reviewed the 2005 school census.
A motion for adjournment was made by Barb Hillebrand. Greg Thomas seconded the motion. The motion carried unanimously. The meeting adjourned.
MINUTES OF REGULAR MEETING
MADDOCK CITY COUNCIL
August 1, 2005
A regular meeting of the Maddock City Council was held on August 1, 2005 at 7:30 p.m. 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.
Minutes of the July meeting were read. Wayne Knatterud moved the minutes be approved. Rodney Maddock seconded the motion. Motion carried.
Bills were audited. Rodney Maddock moved to approve the bills. Wayne Knatterud seconded the motion. Motion carried.
Employees’ Wages $531.33
Waste Management 3,177.32
Acme Electric 299.49
Northern Plains Electric 16,110.67
Blue Cross-Blue Shield 1,939.44
Hawkins Chemical, Inc 336.08
Maddock EDC 250.00
Maddock EDC 225.00
Benson Co Farmers Press 88.45
Maddock Mini Mart 158.00
Farmers Union Oil Co 943.47
Frank L. Mosser 88.19
Jean A. Mosser 34.66
Dacotah Paper Co 101.29
Priscilla Backstrom 39.97
ND One Call, Inc 7.02
Ag Resources 68.60
Peterson Law Office, PC 1,351.58
Alton’s Bulk Service 284.76
Jones Brothers Auto 219.65
State Fire & Tornado Fund 8.46
Strata Corporation 1,556.78
Mayo Construction Co, Inc 1,715.45
Dr. Edward F. Keller 14.00
Maddock Tree Committee 1,000.00
Maddock Mini Mart 89.90
Kevin Winson 33.75
Christian Book Distributors 67.05
Keith Winson reported his water samples were in the proper range for state approval. However, the quarterly average was high and a third letter was sent.
Frank Mosser reported the water tower is in need of paint on the exterior.
The interior will have some warranty work done at the same time. The estimate for the outside underbelly and legs is $11,400.00. It was determined the entire unit should be painted. Mosser is to get a quote. The work is scheduled for the summer of 2006.
Frank Mosser and Keith Winson attended the weather awareness/911 meeting.
It is to be set up that only three people, appointed by the city, have a right to call in storm warnings and request the siren be sounded. Marilyn Allan made a motion to appoint three people. Mark Finley seconded the motion. Motion carried.
Wayne Knatterud wants the mosquitoes sprayed more often. To date spraying has been done 13 times.
Fire Chief Keith Winson, Ralph Olson, Joe Engels, Corey Olson and Frank Mosser, representatives of the Maddock Fire Department, visited the council. A new fire truck has been ordered and the Jaws of Life has been purchased by the fire department and ambulance service. Personnel must be certified to operate the jaws, and training will be offered. They informed the council they have written a $152,000.00 grant. To date there has been no response. The council will determine what it will donate after the grant is received.
Interstate Engineering, Inc. of Jamestown, represented by Darrell Hournbuckle, Rich Anderson of Fessenden, representative of the Central Plains Water District and secretary of CPWD, and Elmer Knodel of McClusky and Gordon Folkie of Goodrich, board members, met with the council. The group discussed the purchase/selling of water, costs and that it would need hookups for about 80 units. Hournbuckle will review information on the cost of production and send out a breakdown to the council.
Wayne Knatterud presented a notice of a meeting on wireless phone service in Bismarck. Marilyn Allan made a motion to allow Knatterud to attend the meeting. Rodney Maddock seconded the motion. Motion carried.
Scott Foss left a written report on the progress of the multipurpose building. The dirt work is underway and the building has been ordered. He also inquired about utility hookups and the disbursement of funds. Auditor Mosser informed the council a deed has not been given to the city.
The Double R Bar has two requests for liquor permits at the Maddock Community Center. One is for a wedding dance set for Aug. 13 and the other is an Aug. 20 birthday party. Rodney Maddock made a motion to approve the permits. Marilyn Allan seconded the motion. Motion carried.
Wayne Knatterud made a motion to have Rodney Maddock pursue an easement from the Maddock Public School for access to the multipurpose building.
Mark Finley seconded the motion. Motion carried.
Auditor Mosser presented the USDA review of the Maddock Business & Technology Center and the city. There are two minor infractions to be improved upon. This review is on file at the city hall.
The next regular meeting will be on September 6, 2005 at 7:30 p.m. at the chambers. Note the date change due to the holiday.
A gaming permit was presented for the North Viking WELCA. Wayne Knatterud made a motion for approval. Rodney Maddock seconded the motion. The permit was approved.
There being no further business, on motion made and seconded, the meeting was adjourned.
Jean A. Mosser
These minutes are submitted for publication prior to board approval
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