7/12/2006 – Public Notices


MINUTES OF REGULAR MEETING

MINNEWAUKAN SCHOOL BOARD

April 18, 2006

A regular meeting of the Minnewaukan Board of Education was called to order by Chairman David Ambers on April 18, 2006 at 6:30 p.m. Also present were Randy Thompson, Terry Yri, Corey Erickson, Laura Every, Supt. Myron Jury and Dianne Mikkelson.

An addition to the agenda was non-certified contracts. Yri made a motion to approve the agenda. Thompson seconded the motion. Motion carried.

Thompson made a motion to approve the minutes of the March 13, 2006 meeting. Erickson seconded the motion. Motion carried.

Every made a motion to approve the bills for payment. Erickson seconded the motion. Motion carried.

GENERAL FUND

Advanced Business

Methods $558.46

Alltel 55.30

Karen Anderson 201.85

Benson Co Farmers Press 217.77

Blue Cross Blue Shield ND 893.90

Books Are Fun 48.00

Bremer Bank 250,000.00

CCV Software 499.00

Capital One 884.93

Mike Callahan 210.00

City of Minnewaukan 456.00

Timothy Cloud 25.75

Continental Clay Co 1,925.19

Dakota Assemblies 300.00

Dell Marketing, LP 2,317.00

Dept 30 Amazon 151.01

Bonnie Erickson 420.63

Exhaust Pros 21.59

Mary Feist 136.83

Ferrellgas 253.52

Flexpay-Bremer Bank 27.99

Goulding’s Oil & Propane 3,357.21

Grand Forks Herald 30.00

LaVae Haaland 50.00

Hy-Z Wireless, Inc 19.10

Jaywil Software Development,

Inc 75.00

Jaymar Business Forms, Inc 204.74

Job Service North Dakota 264.98

Myron Jury 60.00

Myron Jury 590.00

Myron Jury 290.00

Learning Resources, Inc 100.70

Britney Littlewind 66.95

Britney Littlewind 113.30

Antionette Lohnes 82.40

Lonetree Special Ed 13,200.76

Mac’s, Inc 17.15

NAPA Auto Parts 1,009.39

National Pen Company 117.57

NECC 2006 224.00

ND Telephone Co 404.70

ND Teachers Retirement 6.96

Oddens’ Grocery 624.10

Office of State Auditor 165.00

Otter Tail Power Co 3,871.40

Pitsco 16.09

Platinum Plus For Business 3,446.21

Popplers Music, Inc 91.85

Publishers Marketing

Service 99.60

Region Music Festival 70.00

Region IV Music 60.00

Region IV Speech, Music

and Drama 75.00

Schwan Wholesale Co 169.65

Service Tire, Inc 251.89

Stein’s, Inc 39.85

Stekelenburg’s, Inc 44.50

Success For All 1,550.00

Joshua Swiftbird 25.75

Target Roofing, Inc 192.00

Triarco 86.74

Wal-Mart 126.25

TOTAL 290,895.51

SPECIAL FUND

Anderson’s School Spirit $1,871.71

Capital One 45.40

Gerrells & Co, Inc 513.50

Oddens’ Grocery 20.50

Pepsi-Cola Bottling Co 816.25

Pugsley’s Sandwiches 23.90

The Cottage 30.00

Wal-Mart 80.62

TOTAL 3,401.88

HOT LUNCH

Chandra Anderson $33.13

Bernard Food Industries, Inc 249.84

East Side Entrees, Inc 310.71

Rosie Helland 6.80

Meadow Sweet Dairy 960.59

ND DPI 302.00

Oddens’ Grocery 9.50

Schwan Wholesale Co 711.90

Donna Smith 27.08

SNA 32.00

US Foodservice 1,474.68

TOTAL 4,118.23

Yri made a motion to approve the financial reports. Thompson seconded the motion. Motion carried.

Discussion was held on negotiations, lighting and energy proposal, science teacher hired, Science Olympiad, state music, NAFIS meeting and graduation.

The co-op meeting will be held on April 19, 2006 at Leeds with Ambers, Thompson and Jury attending.

Every made a motion to reduce the volleyball coaching staff to a head coach and assistant coach. Thompson seconded the motion. Motion carried.

Every made a motion to approve the board’s recommendation for the non-certified employees for the school year 2006-07. Yri seconded the motion. Motion carried.

The next meeting will be May 16, 2006 at 7:30 p.m. There will be a public meeting at 6:30 p.m. to discuss the five-year plan.

Thompson made a motion to adjourn the meeting. Yri seconded the motion. Motion carried. The meeting adjourned at 8 p.m.

Dianne Mikkelson

Business Manager

David Ambers

Chairman


MINUTES OF REGULAR MEETING

MINNEWAUKAN SCHOOL BOARD

May 16, 2006

A regular meeting of the Minnewaukan Board of Education was called to order by Chairman David Ambers on May 16, 2006 at 7 p.m. Also present were Corey Erickson, Terry Yri, Randy Thompson, Laura Every, Supt.

Myron Jury, Ron Carlson and Dianne Mikkelson.

Every made a motion to approve the agenda. Yri seconded the motion.

Motion carried.

Every made a motion to approve the minutes of the April meeting. Yri seconded the motion. Motion carried.

Every made a motion to approve the bills for payment. Erickson seconded the motion. Motion carried.

GENERAL FUND

Advanced Business

Methods $637.40

Alltel 43.34

Benson Co Farmers Press 173.24

BW Doublewood Inn –

Bismarck 287.00

BW Doublewood Inn-Fargo 268.00

Blue Cross Blue Shield 250.10

Jane Brown 1,093.50

Jean Callahan 380.00

Capital One 4,843.57

Ron Carlson 37.50

City of Minnewaukan 456.50

Larry Clark 270.00

Timothy Cloud 103.00

Continental Clay Co 137.40

Dairy Queen 126.00

Dept 30 Amazon.com 237.28

David Dunham 255.75

Agnes Dybing 50.62

Bonnie Erickson 355.68

Mary Feist 77.67

Goulding’s Oil & Propane 4,648.66

Grand Forks Herald 37.50

Stanley Griffin 120.00

Noel Gunderson 284.23

LaVae Haaland 231.25

James Stanfield Co, Inc 438.90

Myron Jury 40.00

Kelly Inn-Fargo 290.00

Tim Kessler 150.00

Cindy Knowlen 33.75

Lake Region Special Ed 15,348.16

Leeds Public School 9,163.58

Britney Littlewind 118.45

Antionette Lohnes 92.70

Mac’s, Inc 85.61

Dianne Mikkelson 171.75

Minnewaukan School 60.00

Travis Myklebust 15.00

NAPA Auto Parts 503.48

ND CASE 180.00

ND IBIS 1,000.00

NDHSCA 580.00

ND Lewis & Clark Int Center 36.00

NDSU 1,625.00

ND Surplus Property 10,120.00

ND Telephone Co 442.79

Oddens’ Grocery 904.69

Office Depot 520.29

Otter Tail Power Co 2,428.44

Platinum Plus For Business 1,614.10

Popplers Music, Inc 90.19

Reliable Office Supplies 68.28

Ellen Salisbury 380.00

Schwan Wholesale Co 107.00

Connie Soderholm 15.00

Sports Illustrated 55.44

Joshua Swiftbird 92.70

The Mailbox 29.95

Wal-Mart 63.74

TOTAL 62,270.18

SPECIAL FUND

Karen Anderson $12.00

Balfour-Taylor Publishing 234.78

Dragon Team Camp 350.00

Gerrells & Co, Inc 208.50

Lifetouch Publishing 891.90

Morris Floral 39.90

MSU Athletics 50.00

NDSU Team Camp 375.00

Oddens’ Grocery 11.78

Pepsi-Cola Bottling Co 352.25

Pin Collection 71.48

Pugsley’s Sandwiches, Inc 21.40

Scholastic Book Fair 788.88

Schwan Wholesale Co 25.74

Wanda Teigen 10.00

The Cottage 191.00

TOTAL 3,634.61

HOT LUNCH

Chandra Anderson $26.25

Beth Beecroft 26.25

Beth Beecroft 23.75

Meadow Sweet Dairy 386.30

Dept of Public Instruction 20.00

NDSNA 112.50

Oddens’ Grocery 24.19

Schwan Wholesale, Inc 548.67

Donna Smith 73.44

Stein’s, Inc 99.09

US Foodservice 1,648.42

TOTAL 2,988.86

Erickson made a motion to approve the financial reports. Thompson seconded the motion. Motion carried.

Discussion was held on the G & R Controls proposal, graduation, summer work projects, Blue Cross benefits and vehicle purchase.

Every made a motion to approve the administration contracts for the

2006-07 school year. Thompson seconded the motion. Roll call vote was taken with all members present voting yes. Motion carried.

Every made a motion to purchase a 2000 Ford pickup. Erickson seconded the motion. Roll call vote was taken with all members present voting yes. Motion carried.

The next meeting will be June 19, 2006 at 6:30 p.m.

Thompson made a motion to adjourn the meeting. Every seconded the motion. Motion carried. The meeting adjourned at 9 p.m.

Dianne Mikkelson

Business Manager

David Ambers

Chairman


NOTICE TO CREDITORS

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

In the Matter of the Estate of Edward Wentz, 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 Dolores C. Wentz, Po Box 214, Esmond, North Dakota 58332, personal representative of the estate, or filed with the Clerk of Court, Benson County, Minnewaukan, North Dakota 58351.

Dated this 26th day of June, 2006.

-s-Dolores C. Wentz

Dolores C. Wentz

Personal Representative

Benson County, North Daktoa

John W. Frith

FRITH & STEFFAN

609 4th Avenue NE

PO Box 1045

Devils Lake, ND 58301

(701) 662-2805

ND License No.: 02947

Attorneys for Personal Representative

First publication on the 12th day of July, 2006.

(Publish July 12, 19 & 26, 2006)


MINUTES OF REGULAR MEETING

WARWICK SCHOOL BOARD

May 9, 2006

The Warwick School Board met Tuesday evening, May 9, 2006 in the school library. Present were Gravdahl, Christofferson, Elfman and Thiele. McKelvey was absent. Others present were Bernadette Brown, Aaron and Carrie Green, Connie Baker, Eleanor Langstaff, Barb Eversvik, Shirley Tiokasin and Cecil Stewart. The meeting was called to order at 7:33 p.m. by Vice President Elfman.

Christofferson moved and Thiele seconded a motion to pay the bills.

The motion carried. Bills approved are as follows:

Postmaster $39.75

Bob Kelly 100.00

Monica Christofferson 113.94

Barton’s Bus Sales 10,314.56

Youth Leadership

Conference 1,000.00

Monica Christofferson 58.75

Ameripride 284.18

Barnes & Noble 61.76

Benson Co. Farmers Press 162.87

BW Doublewood Inn 400.00

Devils Lake Greenhouse 40.00

Linda Ferguson 50.00

Jeff Frank 95.52

Gemstone, Inc. 354.05

Wendy Gourneau 460.00

Great America Leasing

Corp. 515.00

Haan Crafts 287.18

Hasse Plumbing 60.00

Lake Region Special Ed 58,434.26

Leevers County Market 10.50

Kelly Lund 355.00

Mackin Library Media 1,561.98

MCI 39.30

Lorraine Michels 50.00

NDSBA 90.00

North Dakota Telephone

Co. 545.07

Amy Olson 50.00

Otter Tail Power Company 99.12

Peterson Law Offices 30.00

Gene Riedinger 156.25

Sagebrush Corporation 450.00

Simplex 90.00

Larry Thiele 172.50

Shirley Tiokasin 475.00

University of Oregon 53.00

Wally’s Supermarket 28.45

Wal-Mart 1,758.85

Warwick Oil Co. 224.10

Jodi Wellman 426.45

Boyd Westman 195.62

Rebecca Westman 177.50

Melissa Erickson 336.11

Leevers County Market 24.99

Sam’s Club 140.00

School Products &

Equipment 4,320.00

Simplex 417.00

Warwick City 330.00

Warwick Oil Co. 111.42

Workforce Safety and

Insurance 158.80

Additions to the agenda were a request to use the school van and use of the display case.

Charles Guthrie was interviewed for the superintendent position.

Mr. Riedinger reported on the prom and Awards Day to be held May 23.

Thiele moved and Gravdahl seconded a motion to accept the list of graduates for 2006. The motion carried. Larry Thiele will hand out the diplomas.

Mr. Riedinger reported on the health inspection.

Michelle is back working four hours a day in the kitchen. The board and administration would like to thank Margita, Sharon and Dick for all their hard work. Mr. Riedinger is to check on getting them something.

Thiele moved and Christofferson seconded a motion to accept the first reading of the Wellness Policy. The motion carried.

Christofferson moved and Thiele seconded a motion to have Steam Brothers clean all the carpets after the all-school reunion. The motion carried.

Gravdahl moved and Christofferson seconded a motion to accept the resignation of Jeff Frank, fourth grade teacher. The motion carried.

Christofferson moved and Gravdahl seconded a motion to give the Youth Leadership Conference $1,000. The motion carried.

Thiele moved and Gravdahl seconded a motion to hire Justin Klein as head boys’ basketball coach and athletic director for 2006-07. The motion carried.

Discussion was held on a request for the Boys and Girls Club to use the school van. It was decided not to let the club use it because school would still be in session and it would still be in use for school activities.

The Pekin Art Council would like to use the trophy case. Gravdahl moved and Thiele seconded a motion to let the council use it, but if it is damaged the council must replace it. The motion carried.

Mr. Jacobson reported that the first and fourth grades would be going to the zoo in Fargo.

Mr. Jacobson also gave a report from the kindergarten, first, second and sixth grades as to what they were doing in their classrooms.

Thiele moved and Christofferson seconded a motion to go into executive session at 10 p.m. The motion carried.

The meeting adjourned.

Carol Walford

Business Manager

Mark Elfman

Vice President


MINUTES OF EXECUTIVE SESSION

WARWICK SCHOOL BOARD

May 9, 2006

An executive session of the Warwick School Board was called to order May 9, 2006 at 10 p.m. Present were Gravdahl, Thiele, Christofferson and Elfman. Others present were Mr. Jacobson and Mr. Riedinger.

Thiele moved and Christofferson seconded a motion to accept the

2006-07 Negotiated Contract. The motion carried. The executive session adjourned.

Carol Walford

Business Manager

Mark Elfman

Vice President


MINUTES OF REGULAR MEETING

WARWICK SCHOOL BOARD

May 9, 2006

The Warwick School Board met in regular session May 9, 2006. Present were Gravdahl, Thiele, Christofferson and Elfman. Others present were Mr. Jacobson and Mr. Riedinger. The meeting was called to order at 10:40 p.m. by Vice President Mark Elfman. Discussion was held on the superintendent interview. Christofferson moved and Thiele seconded a motion to offer Charles Guthrie a three-quarter time superintendent position. The motion carried.

Carol Walford

Business Manager

Mark Elfman

Vice President


NOTICE TO CREDITORS

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

In the Matter of the Estate of Evelyn Neumann, 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 Carol Svingen, personal representative of the estate, at

102 West Adams, Luverne, MN 56151 or filed with the Court.

Dated this 27th day of June, 2006.

-s-Carol Svingen

Carol Svingen

Personal Representative

James P. Wang

110 Main Street East

PO Box 211

Minnewaukan, ND 58351

ID# 04664

Attorney for Estate

First publication on the 12th day of July, 2006.

(Publish July 12, 19 & 26, 2006)


NOTICE TO CREDITORS

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

In the Matter of the Estate of Garvin K. Plummer, 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 Gordon M. Dickinson, Sr., personal representative of the estate, at PO Box 817, Oak Harbor, WA 98277, or filed with the court.

Dated this 20th day of June, 2006.

-s-Gordon M. Dickinson, Sr.

Gordon M. Dickinson, Sr.

Personal Representative

James P. Wang

110 Main Street East

PO Box 211

Minnewaukan, ND 58351

Bar ID: 04664

Attorney for Estate

First publication on the 5th day of July, 2006.

(Publish July 5, 12 & 19, 2006)


OFFICIAL PROCEEDINGS

OF THE BOARD OF

COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

BENSON COUNTY

NORTH DAKOTA

June 20, 2006

The Benson County Commissioners met in regular session on Tuesday, June 20, 2006 at 8:00 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.

A motion was made by Lee, seconded by Brown, to approve the minutes of the regular meeting held on June 5, 2006. All members voted yes.

The motion carried unanimously.

At 8:00 a.m. the board met with Brian Maddock, John Beckstrand and Carl Duchscher of the Benson County Water Resource District Board.

Others present at this time were Kathy and Leo Walker; Arland and Thelma Paulson; James P. Wang, Benson County state’s attorney; Travis Anderson; and William Wood. A motion was made by Hvinden, seconded by Brown, to write a letter to the State Water Commission questioning what it is basing its request for changes on for the sulfate level in the Sheyenne River. All members voted yes. The motion carried unanimously. Representatives of the Peterson Coulee Outlet Association questioned the proposed sulfate level. Carl Dushscher explained that a 15% rate over tolerance would not exceed 450.

The board reviewed a letter from W. J. Davidson, Nelson County auditor, dated June 7, 2006, regarding the Tolna Coulee Cleanout Project.

A motion was made by Lee, seconded by Brown, to reappoint Donald Hanson to the Benson County School Reorganization Board and Jim Fragodt to the Board of Visitors for the North Central Research Extension Center for a period three years. All members voted yes. The motion carried unanimously.

A motion was made by Lee, seconded by Hvinden, to appoint Patricia Hodney as special assistant state’s attorney for the prosecution of child support cases in Benson County. All members voted yes. The motion carried unanimously.

Ned J. Mitzel, Benson County sheriff, met with the board to discuss what should be done with the extra patrol car as a new one was purchased. No decision was made concerning the extra patrol car.

At 10:00 a.m. Ellen Huffman, tax equalization director, met with the board for the tax equalization meeting for the Second and Third Commissioners Districts. No one appeared to protest the proposed changes. A motion was made by Lee, seconded by Brown, to accept the proposed changes recommended by Huffman.

At 10:15 a.m. the Benson County tax equalization meeting was held.

Huffman presented proposed changes in value for certain parcels of property. A motion was made by Cox, seconded by Brown, to accept the proposed changes. All members voted yes. The motion carried unanimously.

Cornell Christofferson met with the board to request a reduction in his property value because the tires on this property are being objected to by the State Health Department. The board concluded it couldn’t lower his land value as that would be considered special treatment.

A motion was made by Cox, seconded by Brown, to raise the ag land value in Benson County by 7% to comply with the state recommendations. The motion also included a proposal to raise the state land values, the Game & Fish Department land values, and the Peterson Coulee Outlet land values which are paid by the State Water Commission by 7%. All members voted yes. The motion carried unanimously. The Benson County tax equalization meeting was adjourned.

Dave Sena, Northland Rescue Mission, met with the board and gave a presentation on what the mission involves and what it will provide to the people of Benson County.

The board reviewed the minutes from the May 10, 2006 meeting along with the 2007 annual budget of the Devils Lake Basin Joint Water Resource District Board.

The motion carried unanimously to adjourn the meeting.

Delores Scherr

Deputy Benson County Auditor

Ed Ripplinger

Chairman


PUBLIC NOTICE

The North Dakota Mental Health Planning Council will be holding a regular meeting on July 21, 2006 at 8 a.m. The meeting will be held at the Comfort Inn in Bismarck.

This meeting will be devoted to review of the draft FY 2007 Community Mental Health Block Grant Application. The application can be viewed and comments submitted at https://bgas.samhsa.gov/cmhs2007. Please use the following log-in information. Username: ND_citizen. Password:

Bismarck#196. Hard copies can be obtained by contacting the Division of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services at 701-328-8920. Verbal comments will be accepted at the July 21, 2006 meeting. Mailed comments will be accepted until 4:00 p.m. on August 1, 2006. Send comments to:

(Mr.) Lauren J. Sauer, MPA, M.Ed.

Administrator of Adult

Mental Health Services

North Dakota

Department of Human Services

Division of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services

1237 West Divide Avenue, Suite 1C

Bismarck, ND 58501

Fax: 701-328-8969

E-mail: [email protected]


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