9/21/2005 – Public Notices


MINUTES OF REGULAR MEETING
MINNEWAUKAN CITY COUNCIL
September 13, 2005
A regular meeting of the Minnewaukan City Council was held September 13,
2005 at 6 p.m. at the Minnewaukan Senior Citizens Community Center. Present were Curt Yri, Richard Peterson, Mark Motis, Claudette Carlson and Cyndy Lund. Also present were city maintenance man Verdeen Backstrom, city auditor Laura Weed, librarian Cathy Burkhardsmeier, Dwight Elfman, Steve Huffman, Cathy Nord, Wayne Rohn, Dwight O’Connell and Jason Lee.
Peterson moved that the minutes of the August 9 meeting be approved. Lund seconded. The motion carried unanimously.
A motion was made by Peterson to sell lots 13-22, in block 54 to John Hennager and lots 23-32, in block 59 to Gary Jordan. Because these lots consist mostly of slough, the council felt that $25 per lot would be appropriate. Motis seconded. The motion carried unanimously.
A petition was received by the council to vacate two alleys and a street.
Because this item was not on the agenda this will be tabled until a later meeting.
A motion was made by Motis to accept the 2006 budget. Lund seconded. The motion carried unanimously. The 2006 budget will be available in the city auditor’s office for review.
It was agreed by the council to continue charging Excel Construction the full rent amount until the engineers vacate the FSA-Bank Building. If they would like to store their equipment the council felt that they should be charged $300 per month.
A motion was made by Motis to send V. Backstrom to water school for three days in October. Peterson seconded. The motion carried unanimously.
A motion was made by Motis to appoint Peterson as council president.
Carlson seconded. The motion carried unanimously.
Because of a deficit in the water fund a motion was made by Peterson to increase the base water fee from $14.00 to $16.00 and an increase of $1.00 for every thousand gallons used. Intermittent users will be increased from $5.00 to $6.00 per thousand for water. All sewers will be increased from $4.50 per month to $5.00 per month. Carlson seconded. The motion carried unanimously.
Backstrom asked if he could get prices for a new overhead door for the city garage. The council agreed to this.
A motion was made by Peterson to pay advertising expenses for selling the Memorial Building. Carlson seconded. The motion carried unanimously.
Motis was not fully satisfied with the work that the contractor did on crack sealing the streets. A call will be made for an explanation prior to releasing the check.
Lund will accept the portfolio for trees.
Sealed bids for two propane tanks were opened. At this time the bidders were allowed to raise their bids. Dwight Elfman had the final bid of $1,510.00 per tank.
A motion was made by Peterson to discontinue the 10 p.m. siren. Carlson seconded. Roll call vote: Motis – no, Peterson – yes, Carlson – yes, Lund – yes. Motion carried.
Motis moved that all bills be paid. Carlson seconded. The motion carried unanimously.
FSA-BANK BUILDING FUND
Ameripride $54.90
Huffman, S. 699.50
Otter Tail Power Co. 2,588.04
The Plumber 390.00
GARBAGE FUND
Waste Management $3,018.75
GENERAL FUND
Deluxe Check Printing $164.61
Benson Co. Farmers Press 154.85
Frith & Steffan 50.00
ND Telephone Co. 188.55
Oddens’ 9.59
Otter Tail Power Co. 557.69
Park Board 320.39
Quill Office Products 216.27
Weed, L. 48.83
Payroll 995.21
Payroll (janitor) 81.95
LIBRARY FUND
Payroll $690.65
STREET FUND
Benson Co. Highway Dept. $36.30
NAPA Auto Parts 69.72
Oddens’ 108.80
Otter Tail Power Co. 1,134.33
Zimmerman Contracting 4,541.20
Payroll 200.00
WATER FUND
Cellular One $55.88
Farmers Union Oil Co. 41.23
Hawkins Chemical 2,985.03
Harold’s Auto Repair 162.40
Home of Economy 6.87
Mac’s Hardware 157.21
ND Telephone Co. 167.62
NDWPCC 105.00
Oddens’ 44.18
Otter Tail Power Co. 491.11
Payroll 2,069.70
There being no further business, the meeting adjourned.
Laura J. Weed
City Auditor
Curtis A. Yri
Mayor


MINUTES OF REGULAR MEETING
LEEDS SCHOOL BOARD
August 11, 2005
A regular meeting of the Leeds Board of Education was held August 11, 2005 at 7:30 p.m. Present were Swanson, Silliman, Larson, Bracken, Superintendent Braaten, Principals Gullickson and Braaten and Business Manager Benson. Linda Young was absent.
Additions to the agenda: 8) New business – set mileage and meal per diem reimbursement rates and review substitute teacher pay.
The minutes of the annual meeting of July 19, 2005 were approved.
The audit report by Emil Schoenfish, CPA will be tabled until the next meeting.
Melody Bracken arrived at the meeting.
It was moved, seconded and carried to approve the 2005/2006 General Fund budget with total revenues of $11,554,640.00 and expenditures of $1,629,035.70.
It was moved, seconded and carried to approve the financial reports for July 2005 and bills for payment.
GENERAL FUND
B & H Oil Co $263.50
Benson Co Farmers Press 121.39
Braaten, Joel 80.40
Brame, Nancy 88.92
Budgetext 338.93
City of Leeds 417.00
Classroomdirect.com 209.52
Clute Office Equip 399.00
Dacotah Paper Co 860.80
Farmers Union Oil Co 192.35
Gerrells 272.94
Harlow’s Bus Sales 1,572.74
Horken, Christa 150.00
J Appleseed 49.70
Kaplan Companies, Inc 44.80
Kollin, Lindsay 100.00
Manley, Jeff 100.40
Menards 389.27
Minot Public Schools 855.00
NDCEL 515.00
Paulson Supply 78.35
Popplers Music 65.00
Praxair Distribution, Inc 15.90
Precision Microscope
Service 178.00
Premier School Agendas 808.70
Risovi, Corinne 150.00
Rolle, Gary 49.43
Scholastic 176.72
Sportime 56.98
Stein’s 800.00
Supreme School Supply Co 26.70
Thomson Gale 289.99
Tractor Supply 144.38
Tracy’s Market 83.74
Workforce Safety &
Insurance 2,616.28
World Book School &
Library 445.00
Barnes & Noble.com 56.61
Chad’s Amoco 157.98
Haagenson, Patty 181.25
Information Technology
Department 151.60
International Reading
Association 61.00
L&H Plumbing & Heating 60.00
McGraw-Hill Companies 658.35
NASCO 146.35
NDTC 262.74
Officemax 89.69
Oriental Trading Co 70.45
Pearson Education, Inc 150.78
Quill Corp 904.46
School Specialty 138.96
Simplex Time Recorder Co 552.00
CAPITAL PROJECTS (BUILDING)
Paulson Supply $875.00
Mr. Gullickson presented the high school principal’s report: registration was August 9, there are three new students (total 7-12=97) and this year’s schedule will include Spanish 1 and EMT courses.
Mrs. Braaten presented the elementary principal’s report: there are two new students (total K-6=78), kindergarten visitation will be August 17, MAP testing workshop and teachers are preparing their rooms.
It was moved, seconded and carried to approve the Annual Certificate of Compliance.
It was moved, seconded and carried to authorize the business manager to destroy old records in accordance with ND Century Code 21-06-05 and 21-06-06.
It was moved, seconded and carried to accept and approve the additions to the teachers handbook and auxiliary staff handbook as presented.
It was moved, seconded and carried to approve continuing with the IRS Section 125 Flexible Benefits Plan through Discovery Benefits, Inc.
It was moved, seconded and carried to set mileage reimbursement at 37.5c and meal per diem at $5.00 breakfast, $7.50 lunch and $12.50 supper to match the state reimbursement rates.
It was moved, seconded and carried to increase substitute teacher pay to $80 per day and $95 per day after five consecutive days.
Mr. Braaten presented the superintendent’s report: milk cooler needs to be replaced, stolen signs, damages to door, Adequate Yearly Progress Reports, elementary and junior high coaching positions and hand railings for bleachers.
The board discussed installing security surveillance cameras and setting a curfew for the school property.
Mr. Braaten reported on the ND High School Activities Association redistricting meeting he attended in Valley City.
The next meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, September 13, 2005 at 5:30 p.m.
before the football game.
Meeting adjourned.
Kathryn L. Benson
Business Manager
Randy Silliman
Vice President
(Publish Sept. 21, 2005)


NOTICE TO CREDITORS
IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF BENSON COUNTY, STATE OF NORTH DAKOTA.
In the Matter of the Estate of William Henry Trowbridge aka William H.
Trowbridge, 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 Peggy A. Tabor, personal representative of the estate, at 7990 County #1, Devils Lake, ND 58301, or filed with the court.
Dated this 1st day of September, 2005.
-s-Peggy A. Tabor
Peggy A. Tabor
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 Personal
Representative
First publication on the 7th day of September, 2005.
(Publish Sept. 7, 14 & 21, 2005)


PUBLIC COMPLETION NOTICE
Notice is hereby given that the State of North Dakota, acting through the State Water Commission, is preparing to make final payment to Park Construction Company for the construction of Contract 2 of the Devils Lake Emergency Outlet. The contract included the work associated with the completion of the initial canal segments beginning near Round Lake and extending past the Josephine Pump Station and constructed as a portion of the Devils Lake Emergency Outlet Project. The work included earthwork, seeding and fencing. That work is currently deemed substantially complete and may soon be eligible for final payment. Any persons who supplied materials, performed work, worked as a subcontractor, or supplied commodities for the project and have outstanding claims must contact the North Dakota State Water Commission by November 1, 2005. After this date final payment will be made. Contact person is Mr. Bruce Engelhardt, P.E. at
(701) 328-4958.


PUBLIC COMPLETION NOTICE
Notice is hereby given that the State of North Dakota, acting through the State Water Commission, is preparing to make final payment to S.J. Louis Construction, Inc. for the construction of Contract 3 of the Devils Lake Emergency Outlet. The contract included the work associated with the completion of the pipeline segments for the Round Lake and Josephine Pipelines constructed as a portion of the Devils Lake Emergency Outlet Project. The work included installation of pipelines and appurtenances, cased crossings, and seeding of affected areas. That work is currently deemed substantially complete and may soon be eligible for final payment.
Any persons who supplied materials, performed work, worked as a subcontractor, or supplied commodities for the project and have outstanding claims must contact the North Dakota State Water Commission by November 1, 2005. After this date final payment will be made. Contact person is Mr.
Bruce Engelhardt, P.E. at (701) 328-4958.


PUBLIC COMPLETION NOTICE
Notice is hereby given that the State of North Dakota, acting through the State Water Commission, is preparing to make final payment to Park Construction Company for the construction of Contract 4 of the Devils Lake Emergency Outlet. The contract included the work associated with the completion of the final canal segments constructed as a portion of the Devils Lake Emergency Outlet Project. The work included earthwork, seeding and fencing. That work is currently deemed substantially complete and may soon be eligible for final payment. Any persons who supplied materials, performed work, worked as a subcontractor, or supplied commodities for the project and have outstanding claims must contact the North Dakota State Water Commission by November 1, 2005. After this date final payment will be made. Contact person is Mr. Bruce Engelhardt, P.E. at (701) 328-4958.PUBLIC COMPLETION NOTICE Notice is hereby given that the State of North Dakota, acting through the State Water Commission, is preparing to make final payment to Industrial Builders, Inc. (IBI) for the construction of Contract 5 of the Devils Lake Emergency Outlet. The contract included the work associated with the completion of the canal structures including the transition structures, drop structures, siphons, and terminal structure which were constructed as a portion of the Devils Lake Emergency Outlet Project. That work is currently deemed substantially complete and may soon be eligible for final payment. Any persons who supplied materials, performed work, worked as a subcontractor, or supplied commodities for the project and have outstanding claims must contact the North Dakota State Water Commission by November 1, 2005. After this date final payment will be made. Contact person is Mr.
Bruce Engelhardt, P.E. at (701) 328-4958.


MINUTES OF MEETING
ESMOND CITY COUNCIL
September 7, 2005
A regular meeting of the Esmond City Council was held September 7, 2005 at
7 p.m. at the Esmond City Hall. Present were Mayor Estagen Zimmerman, council members Ron Lauinger, June Olson and Eris Hoffner and city auditor Misti Arnold. Absent was Walter Norman. Marvilyn Roerick was also present.
Minutes of the previous meetings were read. Eris Hoffner moved to accept the minutes as read. June Olson seconded. Motion carried.
Bills were presented. Eris Hoffner made a motion to pay the bills. June Olson seconded. Motion carried. Bills approved are as follows:
Terry Schwab $479.54
Sylvester Hoffner 166.23
Misti Arnold 554.10
ND Telephone Co. 52.64
Otter Tail Power Co. 422.83
Benson Co. Farmers Press 47.58
Waste Management 1,246.91
Postmaster 46.00
Don Vetsch 850.00
Hawkins 467.60
Ecolab 132.50
Marvelyn Roerick of the Esmond Bar was present to ask permission to hold a street dance, beer garden, minnow racing and to stay open until 2 a.m. on September 10. The council asked for a $100 deposit and a $10 permit fee for the beer garden. Ron Lauinger made a motion to let the Esmond Bar hold the street dance, beer gardens, minnow racing and to stay open until 2 a.m. on September 10. June Olson seconded. Motion carried.
Marvelyn also approached the council on allowing the Esmond Bar to stay open until 2 a.m. Discussion was held. June Olson made a motion to table discussion on the new bar hours until the next meeting. Ron Lauinger seconded. Motion carried.
The next city council meeting will be held October 3 at 7 p.m.
June Olson moved to adjourn, seconded by Ron Lauinger. The motion carried and the meeting adjourned.
Misti Arnold
City Auditor


MINUTES OF ANNUAL MEETING
FORT TOTTEN SCHOOL BOARD
July 6, 2005
The annual meeting of the Fort Totten School District No. 30 school board was held July 6, 2005 at 4:30 p.m. in the conference room of the Administration Building. Present were Erich Longie, Doug Yankton, Arlene de la Paz, Lorraine McKay, Michael Alex and Derrick Dauphinais. Others present were Stephanie Anderson, Wayne Trottier Jr., Marty Greywater and Shelly Luger.
President Erich Longie called the meeting to order at 4:50 p.m.
Ms. McKay moved to approve the agenda. Mrs. de la Paz seconded. All were in favor. Motion carried.
Ms. McKay moved to approve accounts payable for July 2005. Mr. Alex seconded. All were in favor. Motion carried.
Payroll $29,796.65
Social Security 3,630.78
Medicare 849.20
Federal Withholding 2,722.29
State Withholding 378.00
NDTFFR 1,615.90
Health Insurance 22,734.80
AFLAC 131.06
NDPERS 1,184.75
NCT 462.06
Spirit Lake Tribe 400.00
Spirit Lake Housing 100.00
Thrivent Lutheran 100.00
IRS 107.50
TOTAL 64,212.99
Ms. McKay moved to approve monthly expenditures for July 2005. Mrs. de la Paz seconded. All were in favor. Motion carried.
Anderson, Stephanie $238.91
Belgarde, Erin 265.45
Boys and Girls Club of
Spirit Lake 1,000.00
Dauphinais, Derrick 438.75
Davidson, David 80.00
Days Inn-Fargo 106.62
Doubletree Park Place
Hotel 559.13
Greene-Robertson, Nancy 265.45
Greene-Robertson, Nancy 75.00
Hall, Gary 127.50
Hanson, Curt 126.25
Leadership Options, LLP 195.00
Longie, Erich 438.75
Longie, Erich 187.76
Lovejoy Jr., Ivan 300.00
NDSBA 360.00
NDTFFR 401.60
NDTFFR 56.79
Nelson, Elizabeth 535.25
Paul’s Fort Totten Grocery 314.73
Schoolmasters 4,822.93
State Tax Commissioner 6,551.00
Stone, Jonathan 650.00
Trottier Jr., Wayne 2,500.00
Trottier Jr., Wayne 306.00
Yankton, Doug 438.75
Subtotal $21,341.62
STUDENT ACTIVITIES
Brady, Damon $755.00
Brady, Damon 100.00
Brady, Damon 300.00
Mertens, Joe 90.00
Subtotal $1,245.00
TOTAL $22,586.62
Mr. Alex moved to approve the minutes of June 1, 8, 9, 16, 17, 23 and 30, 2005. Ms. McKay seconded. All were in favor. Motion carried.
Mr. Dauphinais was sworn in as a new board member.
Ms. McKay nominated Mr. Longie as board president. Mr. Yankton nominated Mr. Dauphinais as board president. Mr. Longie moved to cease nominations.
Mr. Dauphinais seconded. All were in favor. Motion carried. Roll call vote was taken for president. Ms. McKay, Mr. Longie, Mr. Dauphinais and Mr. Alex voted for Mr. Longie. Mr. Yankton voted for Mr. Dauphinais. Mr. Longie remains the board president.
Mr. Longie nominated Ms. McKay for vice president. Mr. Yankton nominated Mr. Dauphinais for vice president. Mr. Longie moved to cease nominations.
Ms. McKay seconded. All were in favor. Motion carried. Roll call vote was taken. Ms. McKay and Mr. Longie voted for Ms. McKay. Mr. Yankton, Mr. Alex and Mr. Dauphinais voted for Mr. Dauphinais. Mr. Dauphinais is the new board vice president.
Mr. Alex moved to have Mr. Longie remain on the signature cards. Ms. McKay seconded. All were in favor. Motion carried.
Mr. Longie and Mr. Dauphinais will be on the negotiations committee. Mr.
Yankton will be the alternative.
Mr. Trottier will organize the curriculum committee.
Mr. Trottier will organize the policies/procedures committee.
Mr. Yankton moved to keep all the depositories as is. Mr. Alex seconded.
All were in favor. Motion carried.
Discussion was held on when to have the budget meeting. It is tentatively set for August 11 and 12, 2005.
Mr. Dauphinais moved to have all budget revisions brought to the board for approval. Mr. Yankton seconded. All were in favor. Motion carried.
Mr. Yankton moved to approve Wayne Trottier Jr. as the designated representative for all grants and funding.
Mr. Yankton moved to keep the board meetings on the first Wednesday of the month. Ms. McKay seconded. All were in favor. Motion carried.
Mr. Yankton moved to approve the annual dues for NSBA, NAFIS, NDSBA, NCA and NDHSAA. Mr. Alex seconded. All were in favor. Motion carried.
Ms. McKay moved to keep the Benson County Farmers Press as the school’s official newspaper. Mr. Alex seconded. All were in favor. Motion carried.
Ms. McKay moved to approve out-of-state travel for Mr. Trottier, Mrs.
Anderson and all board members to attend the NAFIS Fall Conference in Washington, DC September 25-27, 2005. Mr. Alex seconded. All were in favor.
Motion carried.
Ms. McKay moved to table the new employment application form. Mr. Yankton seconded. All were in favor. Motion carried.
Ms. McKay moved to adjourn. Mr. Yankton seconded. All were in favor. Motion carried. The meeting adjourned at 6:22 p.m.
Stephanie Anderson
Clerk
Erich Longie
Board President


MINUTES OF JOINT BOARD MEETING
FORT TOTTEN SCHOOL DISTRICT
TATE TOPA TRIBAL SCHOOL
July 15, 2005
A joint board meeting of the Fort Totten School District No. 30 and Tate Topa Tribal School was held July 15, 2005 at 12 noon in the conference room of the Administration Building. Present were Doug Yankton, Derrick Dauphinais and Lorraine McKay. Michael Alex and Erich Longie were absent.
Also present were Stephanie Anderson, Wayne Trottier Jr., Gaillord Peltier, Lenore White Lightning, Stanley Cavanaugh, John Lohnes, Mona Chaske, Pat Walking Eagle, Paul Yankton, Rick Smith and Lois Leben.
Vice President Derrick Dauphinais called the meeting to order at 12:45 p.m.
Discussion was held on an athletic director’s contract.
Lois Leben entered the meeting at 12:55 p.m.
Mr. Trottier will evaluate the athletic director’s position this year to see if it needs to be a full-time position. He will bring his recommendation to both boards next spring.
Mr. Yankton moved to rescind the stipulations set earlier on the athletic director’s contract made on June 9, 2005. Ms. McKay seconded. With two in favor, one abstained and two absent, the motion carried.
Mr. Yankton moved to offer Mr. Smith a full-time athletic director contract along with an increase in salary in accordance to the tribal school’s schedule. Ms. McKay seconded. With three in favor and two absent, the motion carried.
Mr. Smith exited the meeting at 1:30 p.m.
Mr. Dauphinais asked the board for a donation for the boys’ and girls’
culture camps. Ms. McKay moved to approve the donation, based on fund availability, for the summer culture camps. Mr. Yankton seconded. With three in favor and two absent, the motion carried.
Ms. McKay moved to adjourn. Mr. Yankton seconded. With three in favor and two absent, the motion carried. The meeting adjourned at 1:45 p.m.
Stephanie Anderson
Clerk
Derrick Dauphinais
Board Vice President


MINUTES OF ANNUAL MEETING
MINNEWAUKAN SCHOOL BOARD
July 21, 2005
The annual meeting of the Minnewaukan Board of Education was called to order by Chairman David Ambers on July 21, 2005 at 4:30 p.m. Also present were Randy Thompson, Laura Every, Terry Yri, Superintendent Myron Jury and Dianne Mikkelson. Corey Erickson, Jean Callahan and Ron Carlson were absent.
Thompson made a motion to approve the agenda. Yri seconded the motion.
Motion carried.
Every made a motion to approve the minutes of the June meeting as written.
Yri 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 $490.00
Benson Co Farmers Press 28.67
Bismarck Ramkota Hotel 96.00
Ron Carlson 2,450.00
Cellular One 47.46
City of Minnewaukan 315.97
Devils Lake C & F Tire
Center 26.00
Discovery Education 747.50
Farmers Union Oil Co 9.69
Hal Leonard Corp 195.00
Lake Lumber, Inc 8.95
Dianne Mikkelson 139.74
NAPA Auto Parts 265.82
News Bowl USA 289.00
New Rockford Chev & Olds,
Inc 74.72
NAFIS (Nat’l Assn Impact
Aid Schools) 490.00
NDASBM 35.00
NDCEL 1,110.00
NDHSAA 200.00
NDIAA (ND Impact Aid Assn) 400.00
NDSBA 1,577.62
ND Telephone Co 317.64
Oddens’ Grocery 581.97
Odin 47.30
Otter Tail Power Co 1,690.75
Platinum Plus for Business 1,393.26
Thompson’s DL Glass &
Paint 3.41
Scholastic Magazines 63.07
Software Unlimited, Inc 2,870.00
State Fire & Tornado Fund 1,319.47
Stein’s, Inc 4,048.83
Viking Office Products 526.19
Wal-Mart 350.46
TOTAL 22,209.49
SPECIAL FUND
Gerrells Sports Center $13.61
NC Soil Conservation District 85.00
One Hour Photo 158.59
TOTAL 257.20
HOT LUNCH
Interstate Brands Corp $9.70
Myron Jury 640.00
Meadow Sweet Dairy 223.61
Mike’s Refrigeration 173.95
TOTAL 1,047.26
Every made a motion to approve the annual financial report and all other reports. Thompson seconded the motion. Motion carried.
Discussion was held on the summer work schedule, bus replacements, science teacher, art teacher, and NWEA testing program.
Yri made a motion to adjourn the meeting. Every seconded the motion. Motion carried. The meeting adjourned at 5:15 p.m.
REORGANIZATION MEETING
Jean Callahan joined the meeting.
The annual meeting was reconvened at 6:30 p.m. by the business manager asking for nominations for board chairman. Every nominated David Ambers as chairman. Thompson seconded the nomination. Every moved to cease nominations and cast a unanimous vote for Ambers. Thompson seconded the motion. Motion carried. All members present voted yes. Erickson was absent.
Thompson nominated Laura Every as vice chairman. Yri seconded the nomination. Thompson moved to cease nominations and cast a unanimous vote for Every. Motion carried. All members present voted yes. Erickson was absent.
Thompson moved to appoint the following titles: business manager, Dianne Mikkelson; school wide title programs director, Myron Jury; Title II – Part A, Ron Carlson; Title II – Part D, Mike Callahan; Title III, Ron Carlson; Title IV – Part A, Mike Callahan; Title V, Jean Callahan; and homeless children and youth liaison, Jean Callahan. Every seconded the motion.
Motion carried.
Every made a motion to designate the Benson County Farmers Press as the official newspaper. Yri seconded the motion. Motion carried.
Thompson made a motion to have Bremer Bank as the bank of deposit and pledge of securities for the district. Yri seconded the motion. Roll call vote was taken with all members present voting yes. Erickson was absent.
Thompson made a motion to approve the Title I consolidated application. Yri seconded the motion. Roll call vote was taken with all members present voting yes. Motion carried. Erickson was absent.
Yri made a motion to approve the preliminary budget. Thompson seconded the motion. Roll call vote was taken with all members present voting yes.
Motion carried.
Jean Callahan gave her principal’s report.
The next meeting will be held on August 15, 2005 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
MADDOCK CITY COUNCIL
September 13, 2005
A regular meeting of the Maddock City Council was held on September 13,
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 August meeting were read. Rodney Maddock moved the minutes be approved. Mark Finley seconded the motion. Motion carried.
Bills were audited. Marilyn Allan moved to approve the bills. Mark Finley seconded the motion. Motion carried.
Employees Wages $3,963.19
Edward R. Hamilton
Bookseller 47.95
Waste Management 3,650.00
Acme Electric 26.99
Northern Plains Elec., Inc 16,315.86
Blue Cross Blue Shield, Inc 1,939.44
Hawkins Chemical, Inc 1,401.14
Maddock EDC 250.00
Maddock EDC 225.00
Benson Co Farmers Press 93.94
ND Health Laboratory 82.00
Maddock Mini Mart 84.80
ND Telephone Co 208.63
Gus’s Auto Parts, Inc 155.07
Farmers Union Oil Co 808.80
Rath & Mehrer, PC 3,250.00
Frank L. Mosser 108.84
Jean A. Mosser 7.19
Dacotah Paper Company 919.20
Visa 98.04
ND One Call, Inc 11.70
Northern Water Works
Supply, Inc 53.46
Clute Office Equipment, Inc 490.00
Western Area Power Adm 2,810.29
Alton’s Bulk Service 563.55
Share Corporation 79.79
Jones Brothers Auto 208.76
Team Laboratory Chemical
Corp 647.25
State Fire & Tornado Fund 64.27
The Library Store, Inc 58.88
Van Diest Supply Co 1,348.00
Thrifty White Stores 9.14
Northern Plains Comm 30.00
Hach Company 397.50
Locators & Supplies, Inc 423.48
Richard Noyes 172.00
Frank Mosser indicated he had called a company on relining of sewer pipe and the council chose to have an engineering company review the project before any bids were given. Jean Mosser is to contact and arrange for an engineering firm to review the matter.
The estimate for painting the entire water tower is $15,000.00. If three more colors are added, add $3,500.00. Five or more colors, add another $5,000.00. Marilyn Allan made a motion to sign the contract to paint the entire tower. Rodney Maddock seconded the motion. Motion carried. The design or colors will be determined later.
Frank Mosser reported the three-inch pump is wore out and he would like to purchase a new unit. Only a pump is needed as the trailer is fine. Mark Finley made a motion to allow the purchase. Rodney Maddock seconded the motion. Motion carried.
The ND Water Pollution and Control Conference will be held at the Bismarck Ramkota Hotel on October 12, 13 and 14. Keith Winson requested permission to attend. Marilyn Allan made a motion to allow this. Mark Finley seconded the motion. Motion carried.
The fire department reported its grant was refused, and the new truck will be arriving in October of 2005. Wayne Knatterud made a motion to donate funds, however, this will be determined at a later date. Rodney Maddock seconded the motion. Motion carried.
A workshop entitled "Bomb Threat in Minnewaukan" will be sponsored on September 26, 2005 at the Minnewaukan School. Frank Mosser and Keith and Kevin Winson will attend from the city of Maddock.
The Maddock Tree Committee, represented by Marjorie Rice, gave an update on the trees planted to date. There were 105 new trees, 25 shrubs and 7 arborvitae placed.
Scott Foss, Robert Buckmier and David Johnson were present and updated the council on the progress of the Multi Purpose Building. The deed is to be in the city’s possession Wednesday morning, registered and filed. The footings have been poured, and wall structure could appear early next week.
Wayne Knatterud made a motion that when the city attorney has reviewed the deed and given clearance, a check would be issued to the building fund.
Rodney Maddock seconded the motion. Motion carried.
Laura Every was present to update the council on the status of the Maddock Business & Technology Center, tenants, usage of the center and the merger of the Kids on the Block, Inc. child care facility and Head Start programs.
Mayor Winson talked about the feasibility of the hardware store. Auditor Mosser is to check with an engineering firm and get an estimate on having an evaluation done of the building.
Rodney Maddock made a motion to have Auditor Mosser notify Garold Theise’s daughter of changes on the medical insurance. Marilyn Allan seconded the motion. Motion carried.
Auditor Mosser presented the application for bond coverage for the city. It was determined to set the bond at $1.5 million. Rodney Maddock made a motion to secure the coverage. Mark Finley seconded the motion. Motion carried.
The next item of business was the photocopier. A new drum will cost $420.00, which is half the price of a new desktop copier. Wayne Knatterud made a motion to purchase a new unit. Mark Finley seconded the motion.
Motion carried.
The properties of the Maddock Historical Society were discussed. In order to qualify for insurance with the State Fire and Tornado Fund, the city of Maddock must be listed as owner of the properties. The deeds will be registered to the city and operations will remain as they are under the direction of the Maddock Historical Society. Wayne Knatterud made a motion to allow the transfer. Rodney Maddock seconded the motion. Motion carried.
A motion was made to transfer $7,000.00 from the Water Fund to a CD.
Marilyn Allan seconded the motion. Motion carried.
Building permits were presented. One was for the Maddock Memorial Home to add office space and a med room. Wayne Knatterud made a motion to approve the permit. Marilyn Allan seconded the motion. Motion carried. Other permits were for Leslie Anderson to build an addition on an existing garage; for Keith Winson to move in an existing garage; for Jones Brothers Auto to construct a pole shed and fence the balance of its property with a security fence; and for Daniel Hoffert to construct additional security fence. Mark Finley made a motion to approve the permits. Wayne Knatterud seconded the motion. Motion carried.
A gaming permit was presented for Ducks Unlimited. Wayne Knatterud made a motion to approve the permit. Rodney Maddock seconded the motion. Motion carried.
Wayne Knatterud made a motion to use funds from passbook savings to aid in the purchase of the new fire truck. Mark Finley seconded the motion. Motion carried.
The preliminary budget was reviewed by the council. Marilyn Allan made a motion to approve the budget. Mark Finley seconded the motion. Motion carried.
Auditor Mosser is to check to see if property of Kids on the Block, Inc.
can be disposed of and if so, a motion was made that funds from the sale could be given to the day care for operational use. Wayne Knatterud seconded the motion. Motion carried.
There being no further business, on motion made and seconded, the meeting was adjourned.
Jean A. Mosser
City Auditor
Kevin Winson
Mayor
These minutes are submitted for publication prior to board approval

 


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