9/28/2005 – Public Notices


OFFICIAL PROCEEDINGS
OF THE BOARD OF
COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
BENSON COUNTY
NORTH DAKOTA
September 6, 2005
The Benson County Commissioners met in regular session on Tuesday, September 6, 2005 at 8:30 a.m. Commissioners present were Curtis Hvinden, Ed Ripplinger, Jason Lee and Barry Cox. The meeting was called to order by Chairman Lee.
At 8:30 a.m. a telephone conference was held regarding the proposed 2006 budget for the Lake Region District Health Unit. Joe Belford of Ramsey County was elected chairman. The budget was unanimously approved as presented. All counties voted yes.
The board discussed cleanup of the former 4-H building area in Minnewaukan.
Ellen Huffman requested permission from the board on behalf of the Minnewaukan Community Club to clean up the property. Ripplinger stated the city of Minnewaukan previously requested the property be turned over to the city of Minnewaukan. He commented that the property should be sold rather than turned over to the city of Minnewaukan.
The board reviewed the polling site handicapped accessibility surveys for each of the polling sites in Benson County indicating the updates needed to comply with HAVA.
Dan McConnell and Ron Hausmann met with the board regarding the water drainage issue in Normania Township. McConnell requested an update on the progress made toward releasing the injunction to allow the flow of water under Hwy. #2.
A motion was made by Cox, seconded by Hvinden, to approve the minutes of the regular meeting of August 16, 2005 and the special meeting of August 25, 2005. All members voted yes. The motion carried unanimously.
Robert Buckmier, Scott Foss and David Johnson met with the board and gave an update on the progress of the Multi-Purpose Building being constructed in Maddock. They stated a building has been purchased and Gleason Construction will be hired to erect the building. They requested the $90,000.00 committed by Benson County be released. They also requested the costs the county incurred of approximately $36,000.00 to $40,000.00 in building the roadway to the building and hauling dirt, etc. be forgiven or repaid if there are any monies left over after the construction is complete.
Don Indvik, Wold Engineering, met with the board regarding PW-693. He presented the engineer’s estimate and plan to the board. He requested board approval for advertising the project. A motion was made by Hvinden, seconded by Brown, to place an advertisement for bids in the Benson County Farmers Press regarding PW-693. All members voted yes. The motion carried unanimously. A motion was made by Hvinden, seconded by Ripplinger, to have the chairman sign the engineering agreement on PW-693. All members voted yes. The motion carried unanimously.
The board reviewed a letter from the Red River Basin Commission dated August 24, 2005, regarding the Natural Resources Framework Plan.
The board also reviewed a letter from the ND DOT dated August 29, 2005, regarding the Director’s Task Force Transportation Enhancement Projects.
Further, the board reviewed a letter from the US Dept. of Interior – Bureau of Reclamation dated September 1, 2005, regarding the public review of the Red River Valley Water Supply Project Draft Environmental Impact Statement and issuance of the final report on the Red River Valley Water Needs and Options.
At 10:00 a.m. a bid opening was held for the sale of the property known as Lot 7, Blk 3, Benson County Subdivision, Sec. 9, Twp. 151, Rge. 64. The only bid received on the property was for the sum of $1.00. A motion was made by Cox, seconded by Ripplinger, to reject the bid on the property and have the county retain ownership of the property. All members voted yes.
The motion carried unanimously.
A motion was made by Cox, seconded by Ripplinger, to approve the chairman signing the Permit for Expanded Animal Feeding Operations for Jack Kallenbach when presented. All members voted yes. The motion carried unanimously.
James P. Wang, Benson County State’s Attorney, met with the board to give an update on the water drainage issues in Normania Township. The board telephoned Dan McConnell and informed him the ND DOT is requiring a written signed release before it will consent to opening the culvert under Hwy. #2.
The board reviewed spreadsheets for proposed employee wage increases for 2006.
A motion was made by Cox, seconded by Brown, to transfer $25,000.00 from the County Highway Tax Fund and $25,000.00 from the 5 Mill Fund to the Road & Bridge Fund. All members voted yes. The motion carried unanimously.
A motion was made by Cox, seconded by Ripplinger, to transfer $7,226.94 from the Grahams Island Road Fund to the Grahams Island North/South Road Fund. All members voted yes. The motion carried unanimously.
A motion was made by Hvinden, seconded by Cox, to pay the expenditures. All members voted yes. The motion carried unanimously. The following expenditures were paid:
Cellular One $49.15
Conseco Health Ins Co 108.30
Holiday Inn 90.00
Information Technology
Dept 396.46
ND Assn of Counties 412.00
ND Telephone Co 729.62
Ned Mitzel 108.50
Northern Plains RC&D 250.00
Oddens’ Grocery 674.65
SAAF 500.00
ND Telephone Co 438.84
Terry Follman 541.30
Heart of America-Blaine
Pfeifer 348.00
Heart of America-Wade
Shively 347.98
Dean Petska 50.00
James Wang 580.00
Nationwide Retirement
Services 150.00
State Disbursement Unit 298.00
Cellular One 75.63
ND Emergency Mgmt Assn 80.00
ND Telephone Co 216.16
Nodak Electric Cooperative 36.40
Chad’s Amoco 378.30
Leeds City 44.60
Daryl Biby 69.66
Farmers Union Oil-Mdk 4,846.42
Kory Jorgenson 92.91
Lyndon Olson 71.16
Mollers, Inc 194.25
Tim Finley 193.59
Wanda Teigen 257.14
Warwick Oil 5,364.18
Minnewaukan City 93.45
Lake Region Community
Service 500.00
ND Public Employees
Retirement 10,467.02
Veterans Information
Services 18.00
AFLAC 306.75
Balco Uniform Company 100.00
BCBS of ND 4,003.64
Benson County
Transportation 600.00
Burnie’s 400.15
Colonial 155.83
Datamaxx 140.00
Ellen Huffman 189.00
Galls, Inc 30.45
General Welding & Repair 40.00
Harlow Co-op Elev 46.00
Hoiberg’s 59.54
Jo Dahlen 17.25
Johanson Construction 1,497.60
Lana Johnson 76.02
LR Law Enforcement Ctr 3,795.00
Lake Region Dist Health 11,377.75
Maddock Community Ctr 20.00
Maddock Mini Mart 232.68
ND Public Employees
Retirement 21,836.30
Ned Mitzel 12.50
Pitney Bowes 246.56
Benson Co Farmers Press 804.00
Protective Life Ins Co 391.24
Universal Services 42.00
Viking Office Products 189.01
Social Welfare 16,980.96
Alton’s Bulk Service 6,203.13
B & H Oil 8,758.40
Benson County Water
Resource Dist 2,257.76
Bison Auto & Farm Repair 214.78
Butler Machine 55.10
Caterpillar Financial Service 51,299.22
Esmond City 25.70
Maddock City 55.45
Minnewaukan City 38.50
Flex Pay 329.45
Farmers Union Oil-Mdk 1,113.50
Farmers Union Oil-York 11,609.67
Gofer Sanitation 145.00
Home of Economy 21.91
Harlow Sanitation 15.00
Lake Lumber, Inc 18.00
Mac’s, Inc 1.59
Morgan Eyl 200.00
Mollers, Inc 134.55
Dakota Implement 396.36
Gus’s Auto Parts 36.72
Northern Plains Elec Co-op 37.00
Northern Plains Comm 421.44
OK Automotive 108.86
Otter Tail Power Co 28.20
Otter Tail Power Co 158.51
Power Plan (RDO Equip) 3,153.75
Prairie Truck & Tractor
Repair 163.30
Schwan Wholesale Co 73.10
Service Tire 2,002.83
Albert Twp 2,698.86
Theco, Inc 555.04
Viking Office Products 526.16
Wal-Mart 107.54
Wangs 41.81
Warwick Oil 1,079.79
Wold Engineering 52,034.32
WW Wallwork 328.54
Chad’s Amoco 389.21
Knox City 582.83
Oberon City 582.83
Curtis Hvinden 102.50
Barry Cox 113.75
Edward Ripplinger 107.38
Jason Lee 71.00
Dwain Brown 77.00
Warwick City 582.83
Frith & Steffan 330.00
Farmers Union Oil-Mdk 21.75
Hoiberg’s 7.50
Jones Brothers 59.95
Oddens’ Grocery 406.92
Otter Tail Power Company 398.14
Esmond Park 582.83
Leeds Park 2,331.31
Maddock Park 2,331.31
Minnewaukan Park 1,282.22
York Park 582.83
Scott Knoke 165.75
Universal Services 112.00
Isabel Township 3,179.00
Social Welfare 4,779.09
Distribution of Entities 9,978.01
Conseco Health Ins Co 108.30
Garrison Diversion Dist 41.25
Information Technology
Dept 387.84
ND State Treasurer 7,992.11
ND Telephone Co 1,050.12
AUGUST 2005 NET PAYROLL
County Agent $1,032.32
Emergency Disaster 846.69
VSO 758.61
Local Emergency Planning
Board 230.85
County General 29,424.66
Social Services 27,533.18
County Road 36,090.21
Ellen Huffman met with the board regarding the cleanup of the former 4-H building area. The board gave its consent for the Minnewaukan Community Club to clean up the area.
A motion was made by Hvinden, seconded by Brown, to pay the registration costs involved in having Jean Olson and Ellen Huffman attend the ND Water Foundation Devils Lake Tour. All members voted yes. The motion carried unanimously.
The board reviewed the mileage/activity report of the Benson County Sheriff’s Department for August 2005.
Don Indvik telephoned the board and requested the bid opening for paving the Grahams Island Road be changed from November 2005 to February 2006. The board gave approval to change the bid opening date from November 2005 to February 2006.
A motion carried unanimously to adjourn the meeting.
Jean Olson
Benson County Deputy Auditor
Jason Lee
Chairman


NOTICE TO CREDITORS
IN DISTRICT COURT, BENSON COUNTY, STATE OF NORTH DAKOTA.
In the Matter of the Estate of Ward B. Alveshere, 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 Noreen Halstengaard, personal representative of the estate, at PO Box 264, Milnor, ND 58060, or filed with the Court.
Dated this 8th day of September, 2005.
-s-Noreen Halstengaard
Noreen Halstengaard
Personal Representative
James P. Wang
Main Street East
PO Box 211
Minnewaukan, ND 58351
Attorney for Estate
First publication on the 28th day of September, 2005.
(Publish Sept. 28, Oct. 5 & 12, 2005)


MINUTES OF MEETING
LEEDS CITY COUNCIL
August 1, 2005
The Leeds City Council met in regular session August 1, 2005 at 6:30 p.m.
at the Leeds City Hall. Present were Mayor Dennis Paulson and Aldermen Cal Schlieve, Loren Lunde and Lloyd Himle. Also present were John Brossart Jr.
and Tom Sabo.
Alderman Schlieve made a motion to give 15% of Revenue Sharing to the Leeds Park Board. Alderman Lunde seconded. Motion carried.
Special assessments were discussed and Marilyn Knutson, Kevin and Jeri Alexander and Vincent Weixel will have their properties special assessed for failure to pay. Weixel has since made good on his debt to the city and will not be assessed.
John Brossart informed the city auditor of properties the city mowed during the summer for billing purposes.
Because Ken Bischoff was council president and has since resigned, reorganization was held at this time. Alderman Schlieve nominated Lloyd Himle and Alderman Himle nominated Calvin Schlieve. A motion to elect Lloyd Himle as council president and Calvin Schlieve as council vice-president was made by Alderman Lunde, seconded by Alderman Himle and carried.
A motion was made by Alderman Himle to add a $100 cleanup deposit to any special beer and liquor license. If cleanup is completed by 10 a.m. the following day, the deposit will be returned. Alderman Lunde seconded.
Motion carried.
Tom Sabo’s resignation was discussed with him and he did not think he would reconsider. A motion to accept the resignation of Tom Sabo as city chief of police was made by Alderman Lunde, seconded by Alderman Himle and carried.
Leeds will be adding a new Web site done by Dakota Webcomposers with a charge of $60 per month. A motion to approve this expense of $60 per month was made by Alderman Schlieve, seconded by Alderman Himle and carried.
A motion to pay bills was made by Alderman Schlieve, seconded by Alderman Lunde and carried. Bills are as follows:
GENERAL FUND
John Brossart Jr. $334.02
Tammy Urness 32.32
William Hartl 216.74
HIGHWAY FUND
Dalgleish Sporting $17.98
BTR Farmers Co-op 236.64
Warren Implement 230.81
Northern Plains Electric 33.63
WATER FUND
Bank of North Dakota $7,612.50
Hawkins 229.43
Northern Plains Electric 518.84
Postmaster 74.00
SEWER FUND
Northern Plains Electric $2,580.70
GARBAGE FUND
Rugby Sanitation $3,400.00
L & H Plumbing 87.50
Other bills paid in August are as follows:
GENERAL FUND
John Brossart Jr. $1,181.01
Tammy Urness 554.10
Leeds Park Board 487.69
ND Telephone Co. 112.09
Otter Tail Power Co. 802.49
United Community Bank 396.61
SOCIAL SECURITY FUND
United Community Bank $236.41
GARBAGE FUND
Tamie Brossart $118.20
United Community Bank 9.80
HIGHWAY FUND
CellularOne $8.98
WATER FUND
CellularOne $8.98
Otter Tail Power Co. 320.18
SEWER FUND
CellularOne $8.96
Otter Tail Power Co. 113.47
There being no further business, the meeting adjourned.
Tammy Urness
City Auditor
Dennis Paulson
Mayor


NOTICE OF HEARING
Probate No. 03-05-P-26
IN DISTRICT COURT, BENSON COUNTY, NORTH DAKOTA.
In the Matter of the Estate of Francis J. Palmer, Deceased.
Doris E. Palmer, )
Petitioner, )
vs. )
Francis J. Palmer, (deceased) and )
all other persons unknown )
claiming an estate or )
interest in, or lien, or )
encumbrance upon, the )
property described in the )
Notice, )
Respondents. )
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Doris E. Palmer has filed with the Judge of the District Court of Benson County, North Dakota, a Petition for Adjudication of Intestacy and Determination of Heirs in the matter of the estate of the above named Francis J. Palmer of Storrs-Mansfield, Connecticut.
The assets of the estate consist of, an interest in the following described real property:
Lots One (1), Two (2), Three (3) and the North 12.5 feet of Lot Four (4), all in Block Twenty-seven (27), Minnewaukan, North Dakota, and Subdivision A of Government lot Four (4), Less Lot One (1) in Section Fifteen (15), Township One Hundred Fifty-three (153) North, Range Sixty Seven (67) West, in Benson County, North Dakota, such later tract containing 14.30 acres, more or less.
Hearing has been set to consider the Petition on the 24th day of October 2005, at 2:15 o’clock p.m. at the Courtroom of the Benson County District Court in the City of Minnewaukan, County of Benson, State of North Dakota, at which time and place you may be heard if you wish.
Dated this 26th day of September, 2005.
James P. Wang
Attorney for Petitioner
PO Box 211
110 Main St. E
Minnewaukan, ND 58351
(701) 473-5338 ID#: 04664
(Publish Sept. 28, Oct. 5 & 12, 2005)


MINUTES OF REGULAR MEETING
FORT TOTTEN SCHOOL BOARD
August 3, 2005
A regular meeting of the board of Fort Totten School District No. 30 was held August 3, 2005 at 4:30 p.m. in the conference room of the Administration Building. Present were Erich Longie, Doug Yankton and Derrick Dauphinais. Michael Alex and Lorraine McKay were absent. Others present were Stephanie Anderson, Wayne Trottier Jr. and Shelly Luger.
President Erich Longie called the meeting to order at 4:45 p.m.
Mr. Yankton moved to approve the agenda. Mr. Dauphinais seconded. With three in favor and two absent, the motion carried.
Mr. Yankton moved to approve the minutes of July 6 and July 15, 2005. Mr.
Dauphinais seconded. With three in favor and two absent, the motion carried.
Mr. Dauphinais moved to approve accounts payable for August 2005. Mr.
Yankton seconded. With three in favor and two absent, the motion carried.
Payroll $53,409.41
Social Security 11,549.72
Medicare 2,701.30
Federal Withholding 7,990.03
State Withholding 1,206.00
NDTFFR 10,539.48
BCBS of ND 22,734.80
AFLAC 131.06
NDPERS 1,878.40
NCT 25.00
ND State Disburse 93.05
Western State 160.00
Spirit Lake Tribe 1,045.00
Spirit Lake Housing 100.00
Thrivent Lutheran 100.00
IRS 268.75
TOTAL 113,932.00
Mr. Dauphinais moved to approve monthly expenditures. Mr. Yankton seconded.
With three in favor and two absent, the motion carried.
Alex, Michael $648.75
Ameripride Linen 35.20
Anderson, Stephanie 175.63
Anderson, Stephanie 96.00
Anderson, Stephanie 2,893.12
Auto Owner’s Ins 1,654.19
Belgarde, Erin 17.68
Belgarde, Jamie 233.75
Benson Co Farmers Press 712.24
Bingaman, Sidney 198.75
Bingham, Jerry 20.00
Blueshield, Sheila 50.00
Carlson, Eilene 198.75
Dakota Horizon Youth
Center 367.84
Dauphinais, Dean Jr 300.00
Dauphinais, Derrick 378.75
Dauphinais, Derrick 648.75
Davidson, David 198.75
Day, Jordan 75.00
Expressway Suites-
Bismarck 67.05
Fort Totten Public School 50.00
Greene, Jan 92.90
Hall, Gary 63.75
Hanson, Curt 198.75
Heros 600.00
Hoiberg’s Office Supply 204.00
Hooey, Wayne 198.75
Job Service of ND 99.78
Johnson, Sandra 198.75
Johnston, Mark 283.00
Johnston, Mark 295.50
Laducer, John 243.00
Laducer, John 405.00
Lake Chevrolet 260.47
LBE & Associates 1,435.00
Littlewind, Carmen 530.00
Longie, Erich 378.75
Longie, Erich 333.00
Longie, Erich 648.75
Longie, George 200.00
Luis Cafe 37.50
Luis Cafe 74.25
McKay, Lorraine 378.75
McKay, Lorraine 648.75
McKay, Neil 150.00
Montana Dakota Utilities 57.15
ND Telephone Co 722.36
Nelson, Elizabeth 211.00
Nelson, Elizabeth 3.95
Northern Plains Electric Co 149.00
Olson, Jeff 198.75
Olson, Jeff 16.12
Paul’s Fort Totten Grocery 159.45
Pearce & Durick 496.88
Pizza Hut-Devils Lake 50.47
Popplers Music 71.40
Postmaster 150.00
Prairie Learning Center 2,024.00
Ramada Plaza Suites 514.00
Redroad, Shirley 360.00
S & J Solutions 5,500.00
Sears 135.00
Simply Cellular 150.00
Spirit Lake Marina 811.03
Spirit Lake Resort 50.79
Stoltzfus, Jill 1,242.90
Teacher’s Discovery 938.08
TJ’s Pizza 44.98
Trottier Jr., Wayne 490.86
Trottier Jr., Wayne 166.25
Woods, Evelyn 599.10
Yankton, Doug 648.75
Subtotal 32,940.87
STUDENT ACTIVITIES
Brady, Damon $775.00
Brady, Damon 1,000.00
Brady, Damon 500.00
Buffalo City Running Club 70.00
Bull, Lawrence 100.00
Bull, Lawrence 775.00
Bull, Lawrence 775.00
Devils Lake Public School 50.00
HE Everson 33.00
McIvor, Rob 1,000.00
McIvor, Rob 180.00
McIvor, Rob 80.00
McIvor, Rob 80.00
Mertens, Joe 90.00
NDHSAA 255.00
NDHSCA 300.00
NDIAAA 205.00
Northwood High School 50.00
Smith, Rick 106.25
Smith, Rick 240.00
Wally’s Supermarket 153.32
Subtotal 6,817.57
TOTAL 39,758.44
Shelly Luger entered the meeting at 5:06 p.m.
Discussion was held on the superintendent’s academic goals for 2005-2006, consent agenda, Impact Aid overpayment, core team, interview committee, superintendent job description/evaluation, transportation issue, title consolidated, and the Lake Region Health Unit.
Mr. Dauphinais moved to repay Impact Aid over a three year period and to cross reference students with the state when filling out the application.
Mr. Yankton seconded. With three in favor and two absent, the motion carried.
Mr. Dauphinais moved to approve the memorandum of understanding with the Lake Region Health Unit to reduce the use of tobacco. Mr. Yankton seconded.
With three in favor and two absent, the motion carried.
Mr. Trottier presented his format of a personnel report. The board would like Mr. Trottier to make an addition to this report. Mr. Yankton moved to approve the personnel report with the addition. Mr. Dauphinais seconded.
With three in favor and two absent, the motion carried.
Mr. Alex entered the meeting at 6:10 p.m.
Discussion was held on the scope of duties of an employee. Mr. Yankton moved to agree to a one-time compensation to an employee for additional duties and responsibilities. Mr. Dauphinais seconded. With four in favor and one absent, the motion carried.
Mr. Alex moved to approve the contract of Marlo Byberg. Mr. Yankton seconded. With four in favor and one absent, the motion carried.
Mr. Yankton moved to hire Elaine Guy as family involvement coordinator. Mr.
Dauphinais seconded. With four in favor and one absent, the motion carried.
Mr. Alex moved to support Mr. Trottier’s recommendation of an in-house transfer to Marti Stensli as a one-on-one special education paraprofessional. Mr. Yankton seconded. With four in favor and one absent, the motion carried.
Mr. Dauphinais moved to hire Dennis Brusven as a social studies teacher.
Mr. Yankton seconded. With two in favor, Mr. Alex and Mr. Longie opposed and one absent, the motion died for lack of majority.
Mr. Dauphinais moved to keep Mrs. Walking Eagle as the librarian. Mr.
Yankton seconded. With four in favor and one absent, the motion carried.
Mr. Alex moved to approve the ND Financial Annual Report for 2004-2005. Mr.
Longie seconded. With three in favor, Mr. Dauphinais opposed and one absent, the motion carried.
Mr. Yankton moved to adjourn. Mr. Alex seconded. With four in favor and one absent, the motion carried. The meeting adjourned at 7:50 p.m.
Stephanie Anderson
Clerk
Erich Longie
Board President


MINUTES OF SPECIAL MEETING
FORT TOTTEN SCHOOL BOARD
August 12, 2005
A special meeting of the board of Fort Totten School District No. 30 was held August 12, 2005 at 10 a.m. in the Ray Jones Room at the Hilton Garden Inn, Grand Forks. Present were Erich Longie, Derrick Dauphinais and Lorraine McKay. Michael Alex and Doug Yankton were absent. Also present was Stephanie Anderson.
President Erich Longie called the meeting to order at 10 a.m.
Discussion was held with the business manager regarding revenues and expenses.
Ms. McKay moved to adjourn. Mr. Longie seconded. With three in favor and two absent, the motion carried. The meeting adjourned at 1:25 p.m.
Stephanie Anderson
Clerk
Erich Longie
Board President


MINUTES OF SPECIAL MEETING
FORT TOTTEN SCHOOL BOARD
August 13, 2005
A special meeting of the board of Fort Totten School District No. 30 was held August 13, 2005 at 10 a.m. in the Ray Jones Room at the Hilton Garden Inn, Grand Forks. Present were Erich Longie, Derrick Dauphinais and Lorraine McKay. Michael Alex and Doug Yankton were absent. Also present was Stephanie Anderson.
President Erich Longie called the meeting to order at 11:45 a.m.
Mr. Trottier will bring the board a final draft of the superintendent’s job description and evaluation.
Ms. McKay moved that all non-budgeted requests for funds must be brought to the board. Mr. Dauphinais seconded. With three in favor and two absent, the motion carried.
Ms. McKay moved to approve Tara Gangl as a full-time English instructor.
Mr. Dauphinais seconded. With three in favor and two absent, the motion carried.
Ms. McKay moved to approve Dennis Brusven as a part-time social studies instructor. Mr. Dauphinais seconded. With three in favor and two absent, the motion carried.
Ms. McKay moved to approve the estimate from Bergstrom’s Electric to fix the alternative school. Mr. Dauphinais seconded. With three in favor and two absent, the motion carried.
Mr. Dauphinais moved to approve the 2005-2006 district budget and tax levy.
Ms. McKay seconded. With three in favor and two absent, the motion carried.
Ms. McKay moved to adjourn. Mr. Dauphinais seconded. With three in favor and two absent, the motion carried. The meeting adjourned at 2:25 p.m.
Stephanie Anderson
Clerk
Erich Longie
Board President


MINUTES OF SPECIAL MEETING
FORT TOTTEN SCHOOL BOARD
August 16, 2005
A special meeting of the board of Fort Totten School District No. 30 was held August 16, 2005 at 11:30 a.m. in the conference room of the Administration Building. Present were Erich Longie, Derrick Dauphinais, Michael Alex and Lorraine McKay. Doug Yankton was absent. Also present was Wayne Trottier Jr.
President Erich Longie called the meeting to order at 11:45 a.m.
Discussion was held on the cost of hiring a principal. Mr. Alex moved to hire Mr. Melvin John Laducer Jr. as principal. Ms. McKay seconded. With three in favor, Mr. Dauphinais opposed and one absent, the motion carried.
Ms. McKay moved to adjourn. Mr. Alex seconded. With four in favor and one absent, the motion carried. The meeting adjourned at 12:30 p.m.
Stephanie Anderson
Clerk
Erich Longie
Board President


MINUTES OF SPECIAL MEETING
FORT TOTTEN SCHOOL BOARD
August 25, 2005
A special meeting of the board of Fort Totten School District No. 30 was held August 25, 2005 at 11:30 a.m. in the conference room of the Administration Building. Present were Erich Longie, Derrick Dauphinais, Doug Yankton and Lorraine McKay. Michael Alex was absent. Others present were Stephanie Anderson, Liz Nelson, Wayne Trottier Jr., Jeff Olson and John Laducer.
President Erich Longie called the meeting to order at 11:35 a.m.
Discussion was held on the alternative school math teacher’s credentials.
Mr. Dauphinais moved to approve Karen Saari as the alternative school math teacher for the 2005-2006 school year pending she receives the proper credentials. Ms. McKay seconded. With four in favor and one absent, the motion carried.
Ms. McKay moved to offer Mr. Duval a supplemental contract for one and a half hours per day for special education. Mr. Yankton seconded. With four in favor and one absent, the motion carried.
Mr. Alex entered the meeting at 11:50 a.m.
Mr. Yankton moved to approve the 2005-2006 school-wide title budget. Mr.
Dauphinais seconded. All were in favor. Motion carried.
Mr. Alex moved to adjourn. Ms. McKay seconded. All were in favor. Motion carried. The meeting adjourned at 11:55 a.m.
Stephanie Anderson
Clerk
Erich Longie
Board President


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.


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