5/10/2006 – Public Notices


ANNUAL SCHOOL BOARD

ELECTION NOTICE

TWO OPENINGS ON FORT TOTTEN

PUBLIC SCHOOL BOARD

Stephanie Anderson, business manager of the Fort Totten Public School Board, has announced there will be two (2) positions open on the board.

These positions will each be a three (3) year term. The candidates shall reside within the rural areas of the Fort Totten Public School District No. 30 and shall be voted upon by the district at large.

Anyone wishing to run for this election must file a statement setting forth the candidate’s name and the position for which the person is a candidate. Candidates must also sign and file a Statement of Interest with the school district business manager. The final date for filing will be at 4:30 p.m. on May 18, 2006.

Anyone who is 18 years of age and has resided in the Fort Totten Public School District No. 30 for at least 30 days preceding the election is entitled to vote and/or file as a candidate in this school board election.

The annual school board election will be held on June 20, 2006.

The polls will be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Fort Totten Blue Building meeting room.

(Publish April 26 & May 3 & 10, 2006)


NOTICE OF ELECTION

LEEDS PUBLIC SCHOOL

DISTRICT NO. 6

Notice is hereby given that the Leeds Public School District No. 6 annual election will be held on Tuesday, June 13, 2006 at the Leeds Public School for the following purpose:

To elect one director for a three-year term to represent Springfield, Irvine, Chain Lakes, DeGroat, Coulee (north of Highway 2) Townships, east half of Leeds Township and the city of Churchs Ferry.

Any candidates for election as a member to the school board of a school district must file with the school district Business Manager, before 4 o’clock p.m. on the thirty-third day prior to the election, a statement setting forth his or her name and the position for which that person is a candidate. A statement that is mailed to the Business Manager must be in the physical possession of the Business Manager before 4:00 p.m. on the 33rd day before the election. The closing date and time for filing as a candidate in this year’s election is 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 11, 2006.

Polls will be open from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

on Tuesday, June 13, 2006 at the Leeds Public School, 530 1st Street SE, Leeds, North Dakota.

Kathryn L. Benson

Business Manager

Leeds School District No. 6

Leeds, ND 58346

(Publish April 26 & May 3 & 10, 2006)


NOTICE OF ELECTION

OBERON SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 16

Notice is hereby given by Linda Winning, Business Manager of Oberon School District No. 16, that on the second Tuesday, the 13th day, of June, 2006, an annual election will be held for the purpose of electing two members to the school board, each for a three-year term.

Any candidate for election as a member to the school board shall file with the Business Manager of the school board not less than 33 days before the election, by May 11, 2006, before 4:00 p.m., a statement setting forth his or her name and the position for which he or she is a candidate. A statement that is mailed to the Business Manager shall be in physical possession of the Business Manager before 4:00 p.m. on the 33rd day before the election, May 11, 2006.

School board members with expiring terms are Patricia Anderson and Greg Thomas. School board members are elected at large. Holdover members of the board are Yvonne Thumb, Paula Deckert, and Karen Peterson.

The Oberon School District polls are located in the Oberon School lunchroom. Polls will be open on June 13, 2006 from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Linda Winning

Business Manager

Oberon School District No. 16

(Publish May 3 & 10, 2006)


NOTICE TO CREDITORS

IN DISTRICT COURT, BENSON COUNTY, STATE OF NORTH DAKOTA.

In the Matter of the Estate of Rose Theresa Dillerud, 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 Patricia Arne, personal representative of the estate, at 203 Kennedy Ave, Maddock, ND 58348, or filed with the Court.

Dated this 24th day of April, 2006.

-s-Patricia Arne

Patricia Arne

Personal Representative

James P. Wang

Main Street East

PO Box 211

Minnewaukan, ND 58351

Attorney for Estate

First publication on the 3rd day of May, 2006.

(Publish May 3, 10 & 17, 2006)


OFFICIAL PROCEEDINGS

OF THE BOARD OF

COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

BENSON COUNTY

NORTH DAKOTA

April 18, 2006

The Benson County Commissioners met in regular session on Tuesday, April 18, 2006 at 8 a.m.

Commissioners present were Barry Cox, Curtis Hvinden, Ed Ripplinger, Jason Lee and Dwain Brown. The meeting was called to order by Chairman Ripplinger.

Chairman Ripplinger commented on the proposed bio-diesel plant to be located in York, ND. The board discussed the dangers of the potentially harmful gases used in processing bio-diesel.

A motion was made by Lee, seconded by Brown, to approve the minutes of the regular meeting held on April 3, 2006. All members voted yes. The motion carried unanimously.

A motion was made by Cox, seconded by Lee, to have the chairman sign the contract and contract bond on Project No. CER-SRF-3607(059) and SC-0328(063). All members voted yes. The motion carried unanimously.

A motion was made by Cox, seconded by Lee, to transfer $40,000.00 from the 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.

The board reviewed a response letter from Kent Conrad dated April 5, 2006 regarding non-payment by FEMA on certain road projects.

A letter from the ND DOT dated April 11, 2006 on flood damage estimates was presented to the board. A copy of this letter was provided to the Benson County Highway Department.

The board reviewed a memo and the minutes from the March 8, 2006 meeting of the Devils Lake Basin Joint Water Resource District Board.

A motion was made by Cox, seconded by Lee, to transfer $3,000.00 from the State Revenue Sharing Fund to the Emergency Disaster Fund. All members voted yes. The motion carried unanimously.

Steve Rohrer, candidate for Benson County Sheriff, met with the board and explained his proposed plan for the sheriff’s department if elected.

At 10:00 a.m., the bid opening was held on project PW-466/PW-947. Morris Holen Jr. of Wold Engineering, Bruce Dokken of Dokken Construction, Gene Hager, highway superintendent, and James P.

Wang, state’s attorney, were present at this time. One bid was received for the project and was submitted by Dokken Construction. The bid was opened and in order. The total bid for the project by Dokken Construction was $137,502.25.

Dokken informed the board the figure used for borrow may be reduced as the county will need to haul some of the dirt as part of its contribution to the project. A motion was made by Hvinden, seconded by Lee, to accept the bid upon approval by FEMA. All members voted yes. The motion carried unanimously. The board was informed FEMA will only approve the road to be built to 14 ft.

wide and the road needs to be built to 22 ft.

wide as there is water on both sides of the roadway.

Morris Holen Jr. presented the board with a change order on Project CER-SRF-3607(059) as a pipe needs to be added. The estimated cost involved is $2,770.00. A motion was made by Lee, seconded by Hvinden, to approve the change order.

All members voted yes. The motion carried unanimously.

The board discussed the Wood-Rutten Road project.

Morris Holen Jr. indicated some work was done after the November 15 deadline. He stated signs will need to be put into place at an estimated cost of $2,010.12. He also indicated costs of seeding would be $7,374.60. Deck drains also need to be installed. The costs will be shared at 80%/20% with Benson and Ramsey Counties paying the 20% cost. Commissioner Cox said that the deck drain issue needs to be looked into as the bridge should have been built so no drains were needed.

The board discussed payment by the county of certain court cases with State’s Attorney Wang.

Chairman Ripplinger questioned State’s Attorney Wang on the progress of a User’s Agreement for the Multi-Purpose Building in Maddock, ND.

The motion carried unanimously to adjourn the meeting.

Bonnie Erickson

Benson County Auditor

Ed Ripplinger

Chairman


AGENDA

MINNEWAUKAN SCHOOL BOARD

May 16, 2006 – 6:30 p.m.

I. Call to order

II. Additions to and approval of agenda

III. Delegations and communications. A.

Opportunity for public to speak; B. Five year planning meeting (public invited) IV. Reading and approval of the minutes V. Presentation of bills VI. Reports. A. General Fund; B. Special Fund; C.

Hot lunch; D. Capital projects

VII. Old business. A. Lighting and energy saving proposal; B. Graduation May 21 at 2 p.m.

VIII. New business. A. Administrator contracts.

1. Jean Callahan, 2. Myron Jury; B. Summer work projects; C. Blue Cross benefits; D. Vehicle purchase IX. Principals’ reports X. Next meeting date and time XI. Adjournment (Publish May 10, 2006)


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