2/22/2006 – Public Notices


MINUTES OF REGULAR MEETING
OBERON SCHOOL BOARD
January 12, 2006
A regular meeting of the Oberon School Board was held on January 12,
2006 with board members Yvonne Thumb, Paula Deckert, Patricia Anderson, Karen Peterson, Greg Thomas, Principal Kenneth Ploium and Business Manager Linda Winning present.
A motion was made by Paula Deckert to approve the minutes of the December 12 meeting. Patricia Anderson seconded the motion. The motion carried unanimously.
The following bills were approved for payment on a motion by Paula Deckert, seconded by Patricia Anderson and unanimously carried:
Benson Co Farmers Press $5.90
GBC 79.28
Schwan Wholesale 42.25
Stein’s 219.27
McGraw Hill 912.82
Betty Rushfeldt 136.07
Wonder Lanes 57.05
Postmaster 3.50
US Treasury 3.96
Ray Flying Nice 102.00
NDASA 125.00
Cambium Learning 529.03
Harcourt, Inc 40.81
Scholastic Book Fairs 141.75
Classroom Direct 16.27
Farmers Union Oil Co 1,159.47
Sunburst Visual Media 894.88
Dakota Assemblies 200.00
Renaissance Learning, Inc 1,420.95
State of ND Information
Technology 34.95
Hoiberg’s 13.10
Center Coal Company 846.02
Marlys Throlson asked for assistance in rescheduling second grade math students. Mr. Ploium agreed to address the issue after reviewing the teachers’ schedules.
The board discussed using the Cy Pres settlement money. $1,000 has been allocated to a contract with the Computer Store in Minot to have its personnel look at all the computers, with the intent of upgrading or replacing some of them, including the office computer. They also discussed having a technology person in charge of the computers.
Federal regulations require that each district adopt procedures for receiving and resolving disputes pertaining to the Title I Program. A motion was made by Paula Deckert to approve the Dispute Resolution Policy. Patricia Anderson seconded the motion. The motion carried unanimously.
School will be closed February 20 in observance of Presidents’ Day.
A motion was made by Karen Peterson to keep the same contract as last year with Mr. Ploium for the basketball coaching duties. Paula Deckert seconded the motion. The motion carried unanimously.
The issue of the special education payment to Maddock was tabled.
A motion was made by Karen Peterson to accept Mr. Ploium’s resignation effective May 19, 2006. Greg Thomas seconded the motion.
The motion carried unanimously. Discussion ensued on what requirements are needed to replace Mr. Ploium. A decision will be made at the February meeting, after obtaining input from the teachers.
A motion was made by Patricia Anderson to move the date and time of the board meetings to the second Monday of the month at 6:00 p.m.
Paula Deckert seconded the motion. The motion carried unanimously.
A motion was made by Paula Deckert to adjourn the meeting. Patricia Anderson seconded the motion. The motion carried unanimously. The meeting adjourned.
Linda Winning
Business Manager


MINUTES OF REGULAR MEETING
OBERON CITY COUNCIL
January 9, 2006
A regular meeting of the Oberon City Council was held Monday, January 9, 2006 at 7 p.m. at the Oberon Community Center. Present were Mayor James Nelson, council members Pete Hager, Doug Schmid, Dale Stenberg and Eloise Ploium and city auditor Ruth Buehler. Also present were deputy sheriff Tom Sabo, Karen Peterson, Patricia Anderson, Sharon Gatlin and Paul and Loretta Stensland.
The meeting was called to order. Minutes of the previous meeting were read. Schmid moved to approve the minutes. Stenberg seconded. The motion carried unanimously.
Bills were reviewed. Ploium moved to pay all bills. Hager seconded.
The motion carried unanimously. Bills approved were:
ND Pump & Sewer Lift $676.24
Benson Co. Farmers Press 231.80
Waste Management 881.57
Auditor expenses (one year) 63.10
Otter Tail Power Co. 587.01
US Postal Service 4.42
ND Telephone Co. 62.12
State Treasurer’s Office 876.00
Salaries 554.10
Accounts receivable December 31, 2005 were $3,254.40.
Minutes of the special meeting held December 26, 2005 were read.
Hager moved to approve the minutes. Stenberg seconded. The motion carried unanimously.
Julie Neidlinger of Hampden came to the meeting.
Tom Lang was in Oberon January 9 to replace burned out bulbs in street lights.
Hager said Pat LaRoque talked to him. LaRoque said that when the Doug Aafeldts were living in the railroad section house the garbage truck did not come up to the house to pick up the garbage, but the Aafeldts received bills from the city. Murphy Sanitation of Carrington asked them to put the garbage can at the end of their driveway. The Aafeldts lived in Oberon about 20 years ago.
Discussion was held on Waste Management’s new program of new garbage carts for every home. Schmid moved to ask Renae Beeter to attend a meeting to give further explanation. Ploium seconded. The motion carried unanimously.
The next meeting will be February 6, 2006 at 7 p.m.
With no further business, the mayor declared the meeting adjourned.
Paul Stensland videotaped the meeting.
Ruth E. Buehler
City Auditor
James C. Nelson
Mayor


AGENDA
OBERON CITY COUNCIL
The Oberon City Council will meet on Monday, March 6, 2006 at 7 p.m.
at the Oberon Community Center.
On the agenda are:
1. Call to order
2. Quorum determined
3. Minutes read
4. Bills approved
5. Reports of officers
6. Communications
7. Unfinished business
8. New business
9. Adjournment.


PUBLIC NOTICE
North Central Planning Council
A second public hearing is scheduled for Monday, February 27, 2006 at 10:30 a.m. at the Maddock City Hall in Maddock, North Dakota.
PURPOSE OF MEETING:
1. To discuss the use of CDBG funds by the City of Maddock for Sheyenne Valley Marketing. (The use of funds did not change from the
application.)
2. To inform the public about the North Dakota Community Development Block Grant and to gain public input into the program.
3. To gather comments about the project.
Written comments will be accepted until February 27, 2006 at the following address: North Central Planning Council, PO Box 651, Devils Lake, ND 58301.
If special accommodations are needed, please notify ahead of time at
701-662-8131 so that appropriate aids can be made available.

NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS
The North Dakota Department of Transportation (NDDOT) will receive bids for the construction of the following project(s):
Job No.: 1
Project No(s).: SC-0328(063)
Length: 3.968
Type: THIN LIFT OVERLAY & CHIP SEAL COAT
County(s): BENSON Co
Location: COUNTY ROAD FROM OBERON, EAST
Job No.: 6
Project No(s).: CER-3607(059)
Length: 3.358
Type: BITUMINOUS SURFACING
County(s): BENSON & RAMSEY Cos
Location: GRAHAM’S ISLAND ROAD, 9 MILES WEST & 1.5 MILES SOUTH OF DEVILS LAKE Job No.: 20 Project No(s).: SNH-3-002(090)209, SS-3-003(021)177, & MDF-3-002(025)212
Length: 63.304
Type: SEAL COAT
County(s): BENSON & PIERCE Cos
Location: US 2 FROM RUGBY TO KNOX, WESTBOUND ROADWAY; ND 3 FROM JCT ND 19, NORTH TO JCT US 2 AT RUGBY; & US 2 FROM RUGBY TO LEEDS, EASTBOUND ROADWAY Job No.: 21 Project No(s).: SER-3-281(082)915, SER-3-281(081)909, SAP-3-281(039)910, SAP-3-281(040)919, & SAP-3-002(024)248
Length: 11.458
Type: HOT BITUMINOUS PAVEMENT & INCIDENTALS
County(s): BENSON Co
Location: US 281 FROM 5.7 MILES NORTH OF N JCT ND 19, N TO JCT US 2; US 281 FROM N JCT ND 19, NORTH 5.7 MILES; HIGHWAY PATROL TRUCK TURNOUTS AT: US 281 NORTH OF N JCT ND 19; US 281 SOUTH OF JCT US 2; & US 2 WEST OF JCT US 281, EASTBOUND Job No.: 22
Length: 12.190
Type: HOT BITUMINOUS PAVEMENT & INCIDENTALS
County(s): BENSON Co
Location: US 281 FROM JCT US 281, NORTH TO S JCT ND 19; ND 19 FROM N JCT US 281, EAST 3 MILES; US 281 FROM S JCT ND 19, NORTH TO N JCT ND 19; & HIGHWAY PATROL TRUCK TURNOUT AT US 281 SOUTH OF N JCT ND 19 Bids will be received until 09:30AM, March 17, 2006, IN THE FOYER, LOCATED ON 3RD FLOOR, OUTSIDE ROOM 330 OF THE NDDOT BUILDING, ON THE CAPITOL GROUNDS, IN BISMARCK, NORTH DAKOTA. Bids will be opened and publicly read immediately thereafter.
All bidders are required to be prequalified at least seven (7) days before the date of the bid opening.
The proposal forms, plans, and specifications are available for bidding until 10 a.m. the day preceding the bid opening, and may be inspected at the Construction Division, NDDOT, Room 333, 608 East Boulevard Avenue, Bismarck, North Dakota, 58505-0700.
NDDOT reserves the right to reject any and all proposals, waive technicalities, or to accept such as may be determined in the best interests of the state.
Requested by:
David A. Sprynczynatyk, P.E., Director, North Dakota Department of Transportation


MINUTES OF REGULAR MEETING
WARWICK SCHOOL BOARD
December 20, 2005
The Warwick School Board met Tuesday, December 20, 2005 in the IVN Room. Present were Christofferson, Gravdahl, McKelvey, Thiele and Elfman. Others present were Mr. Riedinger, Mr. Loibl and Mr.
Jacobson. The meeting was called to order at 12 noon by President McKelvey.
Gravdahl moved and Christofferson seconded a motion to accept the minutes as presented. Motion carried.
Christofferson moved and Thiele seconded a motion to pay the bills.
Motion carried. Bills approved are as follows:
Monica Christofferson $49.26
Wal-Mart 1,360.33
Warwick Oil 3,308.17
Barton’s Bus Sales 10,956.31
Monica Christofferson 88.14
Warwick Oil 2,806.00
Shelly Armstrong 91.88
Barton’s Bus Sales 577.15
Dakota Assemblies 250.00
Melissa Erickson 140.79
Teacher Center 240.00
Karlene Warner 26.17
Wade Stubson 60.00
Justin Klein 424.17
Jamestown Sun 70.00
Victor Jackson 50.00
Monica Christofferson 93.99
Barton’s Bus Sales 10,314.56
Mammina & Ajloouny, PC
Trust 12,000.00
Agassiz Chemical & Equip 630.83
Ameripride 424.34
Barnes & Noble, Inc 100.99
Benson Co Farmers Press 123.84
Bergstrom Electric, Inc 84.72
Black Construction 2,663.10
Cole Papers 117.99
Creative Impressions 159.65
Dakota Westmoreland Corp 778.65
Devils Lake Daily Journal 88.00
Devils Lake Glass & Paint 67.50
Discovery Education 600.00
Farmers Union Oil 379.44
Follett Educational Services 219.65
Gerrells & Company 790.25
Great America Leasing
Corp 114.03
Hanson House 313 1,113.05
Harcourt Brace & Company 91.56
Hoiberg’s Office Supply 125.05
Home of Economy 16.89
Howe, Cunningham & Lowe 917.50
Janna Jensen 50.00
Knell Trucking 1,200.54
Lake Region Special Ed 56,924.07
Leevers County Market 32.25
Maynard Loibl 386.25
Mack Plumbing 345.95
ND Council Educational
Leaders 405.00
Network Center, Inc 951.00
Office Depot 40.27
Oxton’s Super Valu 19.95
Perma Bound 243.01
School Specialty, Inc 771.98
Schwan Wholesale 451.60
Stein’s 178.48
Success for All Foundation 1,550.00
Target Roofing 692.00
Training Room 44.30
Warwick City 208.00
Warwick Oil 1,806.42
Jodi Wellman 50.00
Wonder Lanes 118.75
Workforce Safety & Ins 1,528.68
Wally’s Supermarket 28.85
Mr. Loibl reported that there was one applicant for a bus driver.
The copy machine issue was discussed. Thiele moved and Elfman seconded a motion to give Mr. Loibl authority to negotiate the lowest amount for a settlement. Roll call vote was taken. All members voted yes.
Thiele moved and Christofferson seconded a motion to go with the format from Midkota for the superintendent’s evaluation. Motion carried.
Mr. Loibl presented the Warwick School Safe School Plan for Emergency Procedures. Thiele moved and Elfman seconded a motion to approve the first reading. Motion carried.
Mr. Loibl reported that Cory Christofferson has been hired to coach seventh and eighth grade girls’ basketball and David DeMarce has been hired as the in-school suspension coordinator.
Christofferson moved and Thiele seconded a motion to approve an open enrollment request for two students to attend school at New Rockford.
Motion carried.
The next meeting will be January 10 at 12 noon.
Carol Walford
Business Manager
Johnnie McKelvey
President


MINUTES OF REGULAR MEETING
WARWICK SCHOOL BOARD
January 10, 2006
The Warwick School Board met Tuesday, January 10, 2006 in the IVN Room. Present were McKelvey, Elfman, Christofferson and Gravdahl.
Others present were Mr. Jacobson, Mr. Riedinger and Mr. Loibl. The meeting was called to order at 12:04 p.m.
Gravdahl moved and Christofferson seconded a motion to accept the minutes as presented. Motion carried.
Elfman moved and Christofferson seconded a motion to pay the bills.
Motion carried. Bills approved are as follows:
Shelly Armstrong $26.73
Creative Impressions 259.35
Jeff Frank 696.18
Gerrells & Company 5,267.30
Wells Fargo Financial
Leasing 21,000.00
Warwick Oil 2,440.00
Kelly Inn-Bismarck 397.76
Books Are Fun 144.00
Altru Clinic-Lake Region 85.00
Ameripride 348.07
Shelly Armstrong 50.00
Barnes & Noble, Inc 295.48
CHS 27.51
Cole Papers 1,132.04
Comfort Inn 48.00
Dakota Westmoreland Corp 407.25
Ecolab 89.00
Melissa Erickson 105.04
Gerrells & Company 28.48
Great America Leasing Corp 540.75
Home of Economy 13.03
Indian Country 29.95
John R. Green Company 537.68
L.R. Feed & Concrete
Products 127.17
Leevers County Market 150.94
Maynard Loibl 405.00
Mark’s Plumbing Parts &
Products 27.51
MCI 50.86
NDASA 125.00
NDSBA 450.00
ND Humanities Council 3.00
ND Telephone Co 387.04
Otter Tail Power Company 60.16
Schwan Wholesale 815.52
Software Unlimited 150.00
Training Room 14.95
Transcript Publishing Co 6.30
Wal-Mart 65.52
Warwick City 330.00
Warwick Oil 301.10
Wells Fargo Brokerage
Services 12,859.91
Devils Lake Public Schools 5,706.90
NDCTM 315.00
Barton’s Bus Sales 11,300.56
Denise Landman 550.00
Thiele arrived at the meeting at 12:12 p.m.
Additions to the agenda were: Old Business – 1.) NESC Commitment of Services and 2.) School Lawsuits.
Mr. Loibl reported on the copy machine issue. The School Board Negotiation Convention will be February 16, 17 and 18. Mark Elfman, Larry Thiele and Carol Walford will be attending.
The report from the Lake Region District Health Unit was presented.
Elfman moved and Gravdahl seconded a motion to approve the second reading of the Disaster Plan. Motion carried.
Gravdahl moved and Thiele seconded a motion to approve the commitment of services with the Northeast Education Services Cooperative.
Mr. Loibl gave information on the school lawsuits.
Michelle Christofferson informed the board about her broken ankle.
She will be going back to the doctor on January 16 and will know more about when she will be able to return to work at that time.
Mark Elfman and Larry Thiele will serve on the negotiations team for this year.
Attendance issues and how to improve them were discussed.
Gravdahl moved and Christofferson seconded a motion to accept the pledge of securities from Western State Bank and name it the official depository for the Warwick School.
Mr. Riedinger informed the board of the McRel Classes, "Schools That Work," that the teachers are taking over the Internet. These classes are being taken with and paid for by the Fort Totten District and a big thank you should be given to the Fort Totten District.
Christofferson moved and Thiele seconded a motion to sell the 200 amp electrical service box to Johnnie McKelvey for $50. Motion carried.
The next meeting will be Monday, February 13 at 12 noon.
Carol Walford
Business Manager
Johnnie McKelvey
President
(Publish Feb. 22, 2006)


MINUTES OF REGULAR MEETING
LEEDS SCHOOL BOARD
January 11, 2006
A regular meeting of the Leeds School Board was held January 11, 2006 at 6:30 p.m. at the school. Present were Young, Swanson, Larson, Silliman, Bracken, Supt. Braaten, Principal Gullickson and Business Manager Kathryn Benson. Absent was Elementary Principal Carol Braaten. Athletic Director Jeff Manley was a visitor.
The minutes of the previous meeting were approved as written.
It was moved, seconded and carried to approve the Title I Parent Involvement Policy on its second reading.
It was moved, seconded and carried to approve the Title I School/Parent Compact on its second reading.
Mr. Braaten updated the board on the security system, door locks and enforcement of a possible curfew.
It was moved, seconded and carried to approve the December financial reports and the bills for payment.
GENERAL FUND
Artmain $28.05
B&H Oil Co. 2,400.22
Benson Co. Farmers Press 118.34
Boiler Inspection Program 40.00
Braaten, Joel 30.00
Chad’s Amoco 557.06
Clute Office Equipment 399.00
Computer Store 299.00
Dakota Web Composers,
LLC 60.00
Devils Lake C&F 755.00
Dick Blick Company 136.62
Digital Office Centre 108.90
Farmers Union Oil Co. 559.93
Gaffaney’s 815.95
Gullickson, Jason 27.00
Heart of America Medical
Center 8.67
Herman, Daniel 200.00
ITD 143.27
L&H Plumbing & Heating 42.00
Lake Region State College 570.75
Langdon High School 90.00
Leeds FFA Chapter 7.25
Leeds Hot Lunch 848.00
ND Safety Council 35.00
ND Telephone Co. 409.94
NDASA 125.00
NDASSP 100.00
Office Max 208.86
Paulson Supply, Inc. 160.75
Pearson Education 447.79
Popplers Music, Inc. 102.58
Praxair Distribution 15.90
Quill Corporation 146.00
Rolette Public School 48.00
Rolle, Gary 6.54
State Historical Society 26.95
Stein’s, Inc. 148.60
Tracy’s Market 271.49
US Postal Service 1,090.05
Otter Tail Power Co. 2,119.93
Verizon Wireless 23.60
K&E Meats 30.00
Wal-Mart Community 297.02
Haagenson, Lorin & Patty 136.80
City of Leeds 158.00
US Treasury 17.55
Leapaldt, Gay 378.00
NDACDA 24.00
Rolette Public School 24.00
B&H Oil Co. 15,144.96
The board reviewed the financial reports for the football and basketball co-ops as well as year-to-date cost/revenue analysis for the food service fund.
Mr. Gullickson presented the high school principal’s report: ND All State auditions, the junior high first-timers’ speech meet (overall finish third place) and a financial aid information session on January 18.
The elementary principal’s report was presented: head checks, reviewing a new science series, elementary music and band students of the quarter. There will be an illusion lyceum on January 23 and scoliosis screening on January 31. This was the first week of full day, every day kindergarten.
Mr. Manley discussed the football co-op with the board. Projected numbers from Minnewaukan and Leeds were reviewed as well as numbers from Maddock. School enrollment figures will be looked at due to the difference in 9-man or 11-man criteria set by the ND High School Activities Association. A September 15 deadline for co-op agreements
(2 year renewal) is being considered by the NDHSAA membership and so a decision for the 2007/2008 season may need to be made before that.
Each school’s projected enrollments will be obtained and further discussion will be held at the next meeting.
Melody Bracken arrived at the meeting.
The board reviewed the pledge of securities report from United Community Bank of ND as of December 31, 2005 and the pledge pool report from the Bank of North Dakota.
Mr. Braaten reported on the recent NESC meeting: adding in-service days to the school calendars, not counting NDEA days; August 21, 2006 is an optional NESC in-service; changes on the NESC fee schedule Mrs. Benson presented the mid-year budget review as of December 31, 2005.
Mr. Braaten reviewed 3 options of the 2006/2007 calendar for the board to consider.
Mr. Braaten presented the superintendent’s report: two health aides to assist with head checks, Benson County Wildcats track team, possible change from 8- to 7-period day to align the schedule for IVN classes.
It was moved, seconded and carried to approve the purchase of new track uniforms from the athletics fund.
Preparations for negotiations were discussed. A preliminary budget of revenue and expenditures will be put together for the next meeting.
Next meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, February 15, 2006 at 6:30 p.m.
Meeting adjourned.
Kathryn L. Benson
Business Manager
Linda Young
President
 


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