5/31/2006 – Public Notices


NOTICE OF ELECTION

Notice is hereby given that the 2006 Primary Election will be held on Tuesday, June 13, 2006 at the polling places so designated in the Official Notice of Benson County, North Dakota Consolidated Voting Precincts. County, district, state and federal officials will be on the ballot. Voters will also vote on two Constitutional Measures put on the ballot by the ND State Legislature.

Election polls will be open from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. on June 13, 2006.

Dated at Minnewaukan, North Dakota this 22nd day of May, 2006.

Bonnie Erickson

County Auditor-Treasurer


NOTICE OF ELECTION

CITY OF YORK

Notice is hereby given that on the 13th day of June, 2006, the City of York will hold its city election. Polls will be open from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. that day at the Leeds Community Center.

Voters will elect a mayor for a four-year term, a member of the city council for a four-year term, a member of the park board for a four-year term and a member of the park board for a two-year term.

Voters will also decide whether or not to direct the city to appoint an advisory study committee.

Nancy Silliman

City Auditor


NOTICE OF ELECTION

CITY OF LEEDS

Notice is hereby given that on the 13th day of June, 2006, the City of Leeds will hold its city election. Polls will be open from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. that day at the Leeds Community Center.

Voters will elect a mayor for a four-year term, two members of the city council for four-year terms, two members of the city council for two-year terms and three members of the park board for four-year terms.

Voters will also decide whether or not to direct the city to appoint an advisory study committee.

Tammy Urness

City Auditor


NOTICE OF ELECTION

CITY OF KNOX

Notice is hereby given that on the 13th day of June, 2006, the City of Knox will hold its city election. Polls will be open from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. that day at the Knox American Legion Hall.

Voters will elect a member of the city council for a four-year term and a member of the city council for a two-year term.

Voters will also decide whether or not to direct the city to appoint an advisory study committee.

Pat Robbins

City Auditor


NOTICE OF ELECTION

CITY OF ESMOND

Notice is hereby given that on the 13th day of June, 2006, the City of Esmond will hold its city election. Polls will be open from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. that day at the Esmond Fire Hall.

Voters will elect two city council members for four-year terms, two city council members for two-year terms, two park board members for four-year terms and one park board member for a two-year term.

Voters will also decide whether or not to direct the city to appoint an advisory study committee.

Misti Arnold

City Auditor


NOTICE OF ELECTION

CITY OF MADDOCK

Notice is hereby given that on the 13th day of June, 2006, the City of Maddock will hold its city election. Polls will be open from 9 a.m. to

7 p.m. that day at the Maddock Community Center.

Voters will elect a mayor for a four-year term, two city council members for four-year terms, three park board members for four-year terms and two park board members for two-year terms.

Voters will also decide whether or not to direct the city to appoint an advisory study committee.

Jean Mosser

City Auditor


NOTICE OF ELECTION

CITY OF WARWICK

Notice is hereby given that on the 13th day of June, 2006, the City of Warwick will hold its city election. Polls will be open from 9 a.m. to

7 p.m. that day at the Warwick Community Hall.

Voters will elect two members of the city council for four-year terms.

Voters will also decide whether or not to direct the city to appoint an advisory study committee.

Sandra Barber

City Auditor


NOTICE OF ELECTION

CITY OF OBERON

Notice is hereby given that on the 13th day of June, 2006, the City of Oberon will hold its city election. Polls will be open from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. that day at the Oberon Community Center.

Voters will elect a mayor for a four-year term, a member of the city council for a two-year term, a member of the park board for a six-year term and a member of the park board for a two-year term.

Voters will also decide whether or not to direct the city to appoint an advisory study committee.

Ruth Buehler

City Auditor


NOTICE OF ELECTION

CITY OF MINNEWAUKAN

Notice is hereby given that on the 13th day of June, 2006, the City of Minnewaukan will hold its city election. Polls will be open from 9 a.m. to

7 p.m. that day at the Minnewaukan Senior Citizens Community Center.

Voters will elect a mayor for a four-year term, a member of the city council for a four-year term, two members of the city council for two-year terms and two members of the park board for four-year terms.

Voters will also decide whether or not to adopt a home rule charter and if the home rule charter is adopted, whether or not to establish a 1.5% sales tax.

Laura Weed

City Auditor


NOTICE OF ELECTION

CITY OF BRINSMADE

Notice is hereby given that on the 13th day of June, 2006, the City of Brinsmade will hold its city election. Polls will be open from 9 a.m. to

7 p.m. that day at the Leeds Community Center.

Voters will elect a member of the city council for a four-year term.

Voters will also decide whether or not to direct the city to appoint an advisory study committee.

Michelle Ferrell

City Auditor


ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS

LEEDS MUNICIPAL AIRPORT IMPROVEMENT PROJECT LEEDS, NORTH DAKOTA NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the Leeds Municipal Airport Authority, Leeds, North Dakota, will accept bids on the 22nd day of June 2006 at the hour of 1:30 PM, CDT, at the office of Kadrmas, Lee and Jackson, Inc., 128 Soo Line Drive, Bismarck, North Dakota for the purpose of furnishing of materials, labor, equipment and skill required for the purpose of bituminous pavement overlay, and incidental items in and for the Leeds Municipal Airport, as is more fully described and set forth in the plans and specifications therefore, which will be on file in the office of the City Auditor.

Bids will be received on the following

approximate quantities and types of work:

Hot Bituminous Pavement, CL.27, Surface Course, Ordinary Compaction, 1490 Ton; Hot Bituminous Pavement, CL.27, Leveling Course, Blade Laid, 680 Ton; Hot Bituminous Pavement, CL.27, for Large Crack Repair, 75 Ton; Asphalt Cement, PG 58-28,

146 Ton; Large Crack Repair, 2800 L.F.; Bituminous Tack Coat, Emulsified Asphalt, 1700 Gal.; Runway & Taxiway Painting, 3761 S.F.; Airside Traffic Control, 1 L.S.; Mobilization, 1 L.S.

Copies of the plans and specifications and other bidding and contract documents may be obtained from Kadrmas, Lee & Jackson, Inc., 128 Soo Line Drive, Bismarck, North Dakota, 58501

(701-355-8400) with a deposit of $25.00 for each set of documents so obtained, which deposit will not be refunded.

All bids are to be submitted on the basis of cash payment for the work and materials, and each bid shall be accompanied by a separate envelope containing a bidder’s bond in a sum equal to five per cent (5%) of the full amount of the bid, executed by the bidder as principal and by a surety company authorized to do business in this state, conditioned that if the principal’s bid be accepted and the contract awarded to him, he, within fifteen (15) days after notice of award, will execute and effect a contract in accordance with the terms of his bid and a contractor’s bond as required by the laws of the State of North Dakota and the regulations and determinations of the Leeds Municipal Airport Authority.

All bidders must be licensed for the highest amount of their bids, as provided by Section

430705 of the North Dakota Century Code.

Contracts shall be awarded on the basis of the low bid submitted by a responsible and responsive bidder for the aggregate sum of base bid and/or alternates accepted by the Airport Authority. A single contract will be awarded for the work.

All bids shall be submitted on the required bid proposal form and contained in a sealed envelope, plainly marked showing that such envelope contains a bid for the above project. In addition, the bidder shall place upon the exterior of such envelope the following information:

1. The work covered by the bidder and project.

2. The name of the bidder.

3. Separate envelope containing bid bond and a copy of the Contractor’s North Dakota Contractors license or Renewal Certificate.

4. Note any addendums issued.

The work on said improvements shall be completed within 15 consecutive calendar days from start of work to completion. The 15 calendar days shall occur between July 24, 2006 and September 29, 2006.

The Airport Authority reserves the right to reject any and all bids to waive any informality in any bid, to hold all bids for a period not to exceed sixty (60) days from the date of opening bids, and to accept the bid deemed most favorable to the interest of the Airport Authority.

Should the contractor fail to complete the work within the time required as set forth in the Advertisement for Bids or within such extra time as may have been granted by formal extensions of time approved by the Owner, there shall be deducted from any amount due him the sum of $200.00 per day as compensation to the Airport Authority and the sum of $300.00 per day as compensation to the Engineer for each day and every day that the completion of the work is delayed. The Contractor and his surety shall be liable for any excess. Such payment shall be as and for liquidated damages and not as a penalty.

All bidders are invited to be present at the public opening of the bids.

Dated this 25th day of May, 2006.

LEEDS MUNICIPAL

AIRPORT AUTHORITY

/s/ G.D. Larson

Chairperson

First Publication: May 31, 2006

Second Publication: June 07, 2006

Third Publication: June14, 2006


ANNUAL SCHOOL BOARD ELECTION NOTICE

FORT TOTTEN

SCHOOL DISTRICT #30

P.O. BOX 239

FORT TOTTEN, ND 58335-0239

Stephanie Anderson, Business Manager of the Fort Totten Public School Board, has announced there will be two positions open on the board. These positions are for three-year terms.

The six candidates running for the two seats are:

Raymond Cavanaugh

Marty Greywater

Vernon Lambert Sr.

Galen Robertson

April St. Pierre

Lenore Alberts White Lightning

An individual’s child does not need to attend the Fort Totten Public School District No. 30 in order to vote. Individuals have to reside within the Fort Totten Public School District for at least 30 days preceding the election and must be

18 years of age in order to vote. An individual, also, doesn’t have to be an enrolled member in order to vote.

The annual school board election will be held on Tuesday, June 20, 2006. Polls will be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Blue Building in Fort Totten.

(Publish May 24 and 31, 2006)


NOTICE OF ELECTION

OBERON SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 16

Notice is hereby given that on Tuesday, June 13, 2006, the annual Oberon School District election will be held for the purpose of electing two members to the school board for a term of three years. The polling place will be in the Oberon School lunchroom, and polls will be open from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Linda Winning, Business Manager

Oberon School District No. 16

Oberon, ND 58357

(Publish May 31 & June 7, 2006)


NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS

The North Dakota Department of Transportation

(NDDOT) will receive bids for the construction of the following project(s):

Job No.: 15

Project No(s).: SNH-3-057(041)010

Length: 1.030

Type: LIGHTING

County(s): BENSON Co

Location: ND 57 FROM THE INTERSECTION WITH BIA #1, NORTH TO THE SPIRIT LAKE CASINO ENTRANCE Bids will be received until 09:30 AM, June 16, 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

Leeds Township

NOTICE

The election of a supervisor will take place at a special meeting Saturday, June 10 from 8 to 10 a.m. at the Leeds Community Center.

Greg Bauer, Clerk


MINUTES OF REGULAR MEETING

LEEDS SCHOOL BOARD

April 12, 2006

A regular meeting of the board of education of Leeds Public School District No. 6 was held April 12, 2006 at 6:30 p.m. Present were Young, Swanson, Larson, Silliman, Supt. Braaten, Principals Gullickson and Braaten and Business Manager Benson. Melody Bracken participated by speakerphone. Nicole Stone was a visitor.

There were no additions to the agenda.

The minutes of the regular meeting March 14, 2006, negotiations meeting March 27, 2006 and the Long Range Planning Meeting on March 28, 2006 were reviewed. It was moved, seconded and carried to approve the March 14, 2006, March 27, 2006 and March 28, 2006 minutes as written.

It was moved, seconded and carried to accept and approve the 2006-2007 negotiated agreement as

follows: allow all earned horizontal lane changes; add contract language "Beginning with the 2006/2007 school year, all teachers are required to attend two in-service days (one in August and one in January) as part of their 180-day teaching contract. Teachers are not required to work in school during the NDEA Conference in October"; remove contract language

"In-service: $75 per day for attendance at mandatory January in-service"; freeze all vertical steps for the 2006-2007 school year; and increase the base salary by $1,400 to $24,250.

The board also agrees to continue discussion on definitions and language in item #6 "The Leeds Board of Education may, at its discretion, deviate from the master contract, to aid in finding teachers in shortage areas."

The board reviewed and discussed the suggestions and ideas that resulted from the Long Range Planning Meeting.

It was moved, seconded and carried to accept and approve the financial reports for March 2006 and approve bills for payment.

GENERAL FUND

B&H Oil Co. $2,478.85

Beard, Randall, K. 850.00

Benson Co. Farmers Press 119.56

Best Western Kelly Inn

Fargo 130.00

Bright Apple 57.49

Brossart, Rita 75.00

Cenex Credit Card 79.44

Chad’s Amoco 274.59

Clute Office Equipment 680.25

C’mon Inn 731.92

Dakota Assemblies 300.00

Dick Blick Company 8.69

Econolodge 45.00

Farmers Union Oil Co. 339.49

Franklin Covey 46.14

Gaffaney’s 744.66

Gerrells & Co. 4.50

Gunderson, Sue 155.00

Hoiberg’s 16.20

ITD 141.61

Insect Lore 20.98

Kelly Inn 240.00

Kollin, Lindsay 190.00

L&H Plumbing & Heating 354.80

Leapaldt, Gay 579.60

Leeds Hot Lunch 1,062.00

Manley, Jeff 210.00

MedCenter One, Inc. 64.00

Menards 23.16

MENC 90.00

Moser, Sheila 111.00

National Geographic Society 15.90

ND Telephone Co. 343.33

Office Max 107.08

Oriental Trading Co. 25.80

Poppler’s Music, Inc. 485.30

Praxair Distribution 14.84

Ramkota Hotel 124.00

Region IV Speech, Music

& Drama 75.00

Ringenberg, Rose Mary 36.87

Rolle, Gary 75.00

Schneider, Christa 180.00

Schwan Wholesale Co. 105.90

Stein’s 40.50

Stenhouse Publishers 26.98

Swanson, Cindy 155.00

Towner County Record

Herald 27.50

Tracy’s Market 152.26

Urness, Tammy 75.00

Verizon Wireless 23.63

Haagenson, Lorin & Patty 165.60

Brown, Jane 50.00

Otter Tail Power Co. 2,277.02

Jacobson, Lucia 190.00

Wal-Mart Community 40.90

Bisbee-Egeland School 25.00

Rolette Public School 196.50

City of Leeds 158.00

Region 4 Music 130.00

Taube Museum of Art 77.00

Region 4 Speech 170.00

Haydal, Mary 833.33

Brown, Jane 180.00

Mr. Gullickson presented the high school principal’s report: the state qualifiers for the vocals contest, instrumental region music festival is next week, Knowledge Bowl is April 18 in Cando, the state FCCLA leadership conference and 45 couples are expected at the prom April 22.

Mrs. Braaten presented the elementary principal’s

report: Destination Imagination teams performed well at state competition, Academic Challenge was held yesterday in Maddock, Randy Beard will give a musical presentation, play day is scheduled for April 26 (alternate date will be May 3), preschool screening will be on Tuesday, April 11, Marketplace for Kids wraps up today, the math meet is in Bisbee May 1 and the elementary spring program will be May 4.

The board reviewed the Annual Accreditation Classification Report. The schools are both classified "Accredited with Commendation."

It was moved, seconded and carried to accept the first reading of the Dispute Resolution Policy.

It was moved, seconded and carried to accept and approve three percent increases to non-certified hourly wages for the 2006-2007 school year.

Mr. Braaten will schedule a meeting next week with the Minnewaukan School Board to review basketball and football co-ops.

Mr. Braaten listed several possible summer maintenance projects: stage curtains, surveillance cameras, handrails for gym bleachers, tables and chairs in the FCS classroom, repairs to the parking lot and bleachers at the football field. Several other miscellaneous maintenance items were also discussed.

It was agreed to continue with the Cooperative Resources Membership for purchasing school supplies for 2006-2007.

Mr. Braaten presented the superintendent’s

report: NESC meeting, updating IVN equipment, August 21 in-service and hiring legislation for JPA’s first grant has come in for $15,000 for differentiated instruction at the January 2007 inservice.

It was moved, seconded and carried to approve Jason Gullickson as assistant girls’ basketball coach for 2006-2007.

Next meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, May 17, 2006 at 8 p.m.

It was moved, seconded and carried to approve the following offers to the administrative staff:

five percent to the high school principal, four percent to the elementary principal, four percent to the superintendent and six percent to the business manager salaries.

The meeting adjourned.

Kathryn L. Benson

Business Manager

Linda Young

President


NOTICE OF LAPSE

OF MINERAL INTEREST

Please take notice that pursuant to Chapter

38-18.1 of the NDCC, that Frank S. Spencer and Orpha Spencer of Lebanon, Oregon are the record owners of Mineral Interests located on, in or under the following real property in Benson County, North Dakota, to-wit:

Twp. 151, Rge. 67

Sec. 1: NW? NE?

and that such mineral interest has remained unused for a period of 20 years immediately preceding this notice and that the surface owner intends to succeed to the ownership of such mineral interest.

/s/ _____________

The Nielsen Family Trust

Dated Feb. 8, 1995

By Co-Trustee

Vernice Nielsen

PO Box 63

Oberon, ND 58357

/s/____________________

By Co-Trustee

Eugene Nielsen

Dated this 11th day of May, 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.

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

(Publish May 24 & 31 & June 7, 2006)


CALL FOR BIDS

The city of Oberon is calling for bids on property on A Street South, lying on the west side of the street. The property is in Section 2, Twp. 151, Range 67. It is Part A of Government Lot 9. Begin at northwest corner of said lot, thence east 130 feet, then south 110 feet, west to a point on west line of said lot, thence north to point of beginning. It is the equivalent of four city lots and more.

Send bids to Auditor, City of Oberon, PO Box 85, Oberon, ND 58357. Bids must be received by the auditor by June 10, 2006. Late bids will not be considered. Ten (10) percent of bid must be enclosed as earnest money with the bid. Full payment must be received by the auditor by June 30, 2006 or the offer is null and void.

The city of Oberon reserves the right to reject any or all bids.

Ruth Buehler

City Auditor

(Publish May 24 & 31, 2006)


NOTICE OF ELECTION

MINNEWAUKAN PUBLIC SCHOOL

DISTRICT NO. 5

Notice is hereby given that on Tuesday, June 13, 2006, the annual Minnewaukan School District No.

5 election will be held for the purpose of electing three members to the school board for a term of four years and voting on publishing the minutes in the newspaper.

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

on Tuesday, June 13, 2006 at the Minnewaukan Public School, 200 D Avenue E, Minnewaukan, North Dakota.

Dianne Mikkelson

Business Manager

(Publish May 31 & June 7, 2006)


NOTICE OF ELECTION

MADDOCK SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 9

Notice is hereby given by the Maddock School District No. 9 that on Tuesday, June 13, 2006 the annual election will be held for the purpose of electing two members to the school board, each for a term of three years.

The polling place will be in the Maddock School Resource Center and polls will be open from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Brenda Fossen

Business Manager

Maddock School District No. 9

Maddock, ND 58348

(Publish May 31 and June 7, 2006)


NOTICE OF ELECTION

Warwick Public School

District No. 29

Notice is hereby given that the Warwick Public School District No. 29 annual election will be held on Tuesday, June 13, 2006 at the Warwick Public School for the following purpose:

To elect one director for a three-year term to represent Lake Washington Township, Eddy Township and Freeborn Township.

Polls will be open from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, June 13, 2006 at the Warwick Public School, 210 4th Avenue, Warwick, North Dakota.

Carol Walford

Business Manager

(Publish May 31 and June 7, 2006)


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