10/12/2005 – Public Notices


CALL FOR BIDS
The North Viking and Viking Parsonage Committee is asking for bids to replace 11 windows in the parish parsonage located in Maddock, ND.
Specifications are available and can be picked up at the Maddock City Hall Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. or call 701-438-2438. Leave a message stating the mailing address and name so specifications can be mailed.
Bids must include windows, inside casings and labor.
Bids should be sent to Joyce Rasmussen, PO Box 208, Maddock, ND 58348-0208 on or before October 24, 2005 at 5 p.m.
(Publish Oct. 5 & 12, 2005)


OFFICIAL PROCEEDINGS
OF THE BOARD OF
COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
BENSON COUNTY
NORTH DAKOTA
September 20, 2005
The Benson County Commissioners met in regular session on Tuesday, September 20, 2005 at 9 a.m. Commissioners present were Jason Lee, Curtis Hvinden, Ed Ripplinger, Dwain Brown and Barry Cox. The meeting was called to order by Chairman Lee.
A motion was made by Cox, seconded by Brown, to approve the minutes of the regular meeting of September 6, 2005. All members voted yes. The motion carried unanimously.
Lana Johnson, clerk of court, met with the board regarding her proposed
2006 budget.
Norma Jean Neumiller met with the board regarding the 2006 proposed budget for Benson County Transportation. The board reviewed the Benson County Transportation bills for the month of August, 2005. A motion was made by Hvinden, seconded by Brown, to pay the bills. All members voted yes. The motion carried unanimously. The board commented on the amount paid to NCPC for administration of Sec. 18 funds.
Ned Mitzel, Benson County Sheriff, met with the board regarding his proposed 2006 budget. He also presented additional estimates for the purchase of a new patrol car. A motion was made by Hvinden, seconded by Brown, to purchase a 2004 police package car from New Rockford Chevrolet for $14,900.00 and to sell or trade off the 1999 Crown Victoria police car.
All members voted yes. The motion carried unanimously.
Jean Olson met with the board regarding the 2006 proposed budgets for the superintendent of schools and the Benson County Water Resource District Board.
Doris Randle, County Recorder, and Ellen Huffman, tax equalization director, met with the board regarding their proposed 2006 budgets.
James P. Wang, Benson County State’s Attorney, met with the board to present his 2006 proposed budget. He gave an update on the water drainage issues in Normania Township. He reviewed a letter with the board sent to the NDDOT dated September 19, 2005. He explained the proposed Release of Temporary Injunction and Waiver Agreement and License for Limited Use of Real Property which the board would need to sign to take full responsibility for the water flowing through the culvert under US Highway 2. A motion was made by Ripplinger, seconded by Hvinden, to have the board sign the proposed documents. All members voted yes. The motion carried unanimously.
The board reviewed the proposed 2006 budget for Benson County.
Robert Buckmier and David Johnson of the Maddock Multi Purpose Building Committee met with the board and requested the board release the $90,000 payment for the new building as agreed. They stated the money was needed to get the funds released from Garrison Diversion. The board commented that approximately $36,000 worth of work was performed by the county highway department in hauling dirt and building the roadway and this amount should be deducted from the $90,000 payment. James P. Wang, Benson County State’s Attorney, suggested the work performed by the county be vouchered and used as match dollars to get the funding committed by Garrison Diversion. A motion was made by Ripplinger, seconded by Cox, to make payment of the $90,000 without withholding the $36,000 for the work performed by the county highway department. All members voted yes. The motion carried unanimously.
Gene Hager met with the board regarding the 2006 proposed budget for the Benson County Highway Department.
Dwain Brown left the meeting at 11:45 a.m.
Commissioner Cox presented a resolution to be passed by the board for NIMMS. A motion was made by Hvinden, seconded by Cox, to pass the resolution. All members voted yes. The motion carried unanimously.
The board reviewed the assessor’s fees charged in Benson County. A motion was made by Cox, seconded by Ripplinger, to increase the assessor’s fees for the cities to $2 per parcel. All members voted yes. The motion carried unanimously.
A motion was made by Ripplinger, seconded by Hvinden, to have the chairman sign the resolutions to levy debt to county in the townships of Esmond, Rich Valley, West Bay and Riggin. All members voted yes. The motion carried unanimously.
The board discussed a letter from the Community Corrections Program regarding the JABG Juvenile Funds allocation. A motion was made by Cox, seconded by Hvinden, to have the chairman sign the Certificate of Award.
All members voted yes. The motion carried unanimously.
The board reviewed the narrative report for August, 2005 submitted by Shelley Aabrekke of Benson County Public Health.
The board also reviewed the Construction Inspection and Final Acceptance Report from the Federal Highway Administration dated August 10, 2005 on Project No: CER-0222(064).
A motion was made by Cox, seconded by Ripplinger, to have the chairman sign the Final Acceptance Report for the CDBG grant for the chairlift repair and handicapped parking area (instrument no: 1412-CD01-PF). All members voted yes. The motion carried unanimously.
The board reviewed the memo and minutes from the August 10, 2005 meeting of the Devils Lake Basin Joint Water Resource District Board.
The motion carried unanimously to adjourn the meeting.
Bonnie Erickson
County Auditor
Jason Lee
Chairman


MINUTES OF REGULAR MEETING
WARWICK CITY COUNCIL
September 6, 2005
A regular meeting of the Warwick City Council was held September 6, 2005.
The meeting was called to order by Acting Mayor George Evans. Members present were George Evans, Shirley Tiokasin and Leslie Elfman.
Minutes of the previous meeting were read. Tiokasin made a motion to approve the minutes. Elfman seconded. Motion carried.
Bills were presented:
UTILITY FUND
Mark Elfman $176.72
Waste Management 683.87
Otter Tail Power Co. 168.37
Hawkins 187.37
GENERAL FUND
Otter Tail Power Co. $146.00
Sandra Barber 176.72
Monica Christofferson 96.00
Warwick Oil Co. 23.65
Postmaster 24.00
Elfman made a motion to pay the bills. Tiokasin seconded. Motion carried.
Discussion was held on the annual budget.
The next meeting will be the final budget meeting on September 19, 2005 at
7 p.m.
There being no further business, the meeting adjourned.
Sandra Barber
City Auditor


MINUTES OF SPECIAL MEETING
WARWICK CITY COUNCIL
September 20, 2005
A special meeting of the Warwick City Council was held at 7 p.m. September 20, 2005. Mayor Darrell Forest called the meeting to order. Present were George Evans and Leslie Elfman.
Elfman made a motion to approve the application of WELCA for permit #58.
Evans seconded. Motion carried.
Evans made a motion to accept the final budget. Elfman seconded. Motion carried.
The next regular meeting will be Oct. 3, 2005 at 7 p.m.
Sandra Barber
City Auditor


MINUTES OF REGULAR MEETING
WARWICK CITY COUNCIL
October 3, 2005
A regular meeting of the Warwick City Council was held October 3, 2005. The meeting was called to order by Mayor Darrell Forest. Members present were George Evans, Shirley Tiokasin and Leslie Elfman.
Minutes of the previous meeting were read. Evans made a motion to approve the minutes. Tiokasin seconded. Motion carried.
Bills were presented:
UTILITY FUND
Mark Elfman $190.37
Waste Management 647.80
Otter Tail Power Co. 168.37
Hawkins 766.23
GENERAL FUND
Otter Tail Power Co. $146.00
Sandra Barber 190.37
Benson Co. Farmers Press 22.57
Warwick Oil Co. 17.30
Postmaster 8.00
Elfman made a motion to pay the bills. Evans seconded. Motion carried.
A motion was made by Tiokasin and seconded by Elfman to bring in loads of gravel to each of the roads entering the city. Motion carried.
Raising the rates for water and sewer were discussed.
There being no further business, the meeting adjourned.
Next meeting will be November 8, 2005 at 7 p.m.
Sandra Barber
City Auditor


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)


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
MINNEWAUKAN SCHOOL BOARD
August 18, 2005
A regular meeting of the Minne-waukan Board of Education was called to order by Chairman David Ambers on August 18, 2005 at 6:30 p.m. Also present were Terry Yri, Laura Every, Supt. Myron Jury, Ron Carlson, Jean Callahan and Dianne Mikkelson. Randy Thompson and Corey Erickson were absent.
Yri made a motion to approve the agenda. Every seconded the motion. Motion carried.
Yri made a motion to approve the minutes of the July meeting and the annual meeting. Every seconded the motion. Motion carried.
Every made a motion to approve the bills for payment. Yri seconded the motion. Motion carried.
GENERAL FUND
Advanced Business Methods $490.00
American Guidance Service 104.43
Benson Co Farmers Press 210.54
Bremer Bank, NA 15.00
Buckle Down 277.16
Jean Callahan 75.00
Mike Callahan 195.00
Calloway House, Inc 188.26
Ron Carlson 125.00
Carson-Dellosa Publishing
Co 196.40
City of Minnewaukan 272.50
Devils Lake Journal 235.30
Devils Lake C & F Tire
Center 30.35
Ecolab 86.50
Education Outlet 31.46
ETA Cuisenaire 95.92
Evan-Moor Educational
Publishers 49.32
Expressway Suites 623.45
Amy Grotte 125.00
Harcourt Publishers 2,469.81
Houghton Mifflin Publishers 192.51
Job Service of ND 1,000.00
Kaplan Early Learning Co 213.39
LaMotte’s Paint & Glass
Supply Co 507.17
Lonetree Sp Ed Unit 858.92
Dianne Mikkelson 190.50
Minnewaukan Park Board 1,500.00
Music in Motion 316.91
ND Telephone Co 386.11
New Rockford Chev & Olds,
Inc 255.90
NWEA 2,000.00
Oddens’ Grocery 303.08
Pearson Education 5,769.24
Platinum Plus for Business 154.96
Primary Concepts 112.20
Remedia Publications 110.35
Travis Risovi 193.40
Scholastic, Inc 57.82
School Products & Equip Co 48,000.00
Super Duper Publications 109.65
Supreme School Supply Co 423.46
Teacher’s Discount 267.76
Thompson’s DL Glass &
Paint 38.35
TOTAL 68,441.97
SPECIAL FUND
Gerrells & Co $265.42
The Home Depot 375.11
Jason Wiberg 150.00
TOTAL 790.53
HOT LUNCH
Oddens’ Grocery $19.48
Schwan Wholesale 153.91
TOTAL 173.39
Yri made a motion to approve the financial reports. Every seconded the motion. Motion carried.
The new bleachers are installed and ready to use.
Every made a motion to approve the purchase of a used bus. Yri seconded the motion. The amount of the bus is $32,000. Roll call vote was taken with all members present voting yes. Motion carried. Erickson and Thompson were absent.
Discussion was held on the enrollment numbers: elementary, 112; high school, 84; for a total of 196. The back-to-school picnic will be Monday, August 22 at 7 p.m.
Every made a motion to approve the meals and mileage as per state rates.
Yri seconded the motion. Motion carried.
The principals gave their reports.
The next meeting will be held on September 19, 2005 at 6:30 p.m.
Yri made a motion to adjourn the meeting. Every seconded the motion. Motion carried. The meeting adjourned at 8 p.m.
Dianne Mikkelson
Business Manager
David Ambers
Chairman
(Publish Oct. 12, 2005)


NOTICE TO CREDITORS
IN DISTRICT COURT, BENSON COUNTY, STATE OF NORTH DAKOTA.
In the Matter of the Estate of Daniel G. Ellingson, 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 Pam Ellingson, personal representative of the estate, at 114 Main Ave. N, Leeds, ND 58346, or filed with the court.
Dated this 28th day of September, 2005.
-s-Pam Ellingson
Pam Ellingson
Personal Representative
James P. Wang
Main Street East
PO Box 211
Minnewaukan, ND 58351
Attorney for Estate
First publication on the 12th day of October, 2005.
(Publish Oct. 12, 19 & 26, 2005)


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