7/26/2006 – Public Notices


MINUTES OF REGULAR MEETING

MINNEWAUKAN CITY COUNCIL

July 11, 2006

A regular meeting of the Minnewaukan City Council was held on July 11, 2006 at 5:30 p.m. at the Minnewaukan Senior Citizens Community Center.

Present were Mayor Yri and council members Mark Motis, Claudette Carlson, Rita Staloch and Steve Huffman. Also present were city auditor Laura Weed, librarian Cathy Burkhardsmeier, Cathy Nord and Harold Johnson.

Motis moved that the minutes of the June 13 meeting be approved. Carlson seconded. The motion carried unanimously.

Staloch moved to approve the minutes of the special meeting held on June 28, 2006. Motis seconded. The motion carried unanimously.

A motion was made by Carlson to invest CD’s as

follows: Renew CD #357714 for a three-month term in the amount of $25,544.86. Included with this amount, $25,000 will be taken from the checking account, making the total of this CD $50,544.86.

$25,000.00 will be taken from the checking account and put in a Lagoon CD for the term of three months. Staloch seconded. The motion carried unanimously.

A motion was made by Motis to approve an official complaint form. This form will need to be signed before it would be presented at the following council meeting. A seven-day advance notice will be needed prior to the item being placed on the agenda. Huffman seconded. The motion carried unanimously.

A motion was made by Motis to approve an official parking permit application. Specific lots and blocks will have to be included on the permit. An inclusion will be added so that the city reserves the right to revoke the permit at any given time.

Permit applications will need to be approved by the council. Carlson seconded. The motion carried unanimously.

A motion was made by Huffman to approve an official presale agreement. Motis seconded. The motion carried unanimously.

The council was approached regarding a WWII exhibit. Carlson and Staloch will look into possible places and volunteers.

The council had numerous complaints regarding fireworks. This topic will be researched and presented at a future council meeting.

A motion was made by Motis and seconded by Carlson to approve a League of Cities training session. Expenses will include registration fees, mileage, meals and hotel for Huffman and Staloch.

The motion carried unanimously.

The RV Ordinance was discussed by the council.

Staloch and Carlson will present a rough draft at the next council meeting. A first reading will be held at this time.

Other business that was discussed is the need for a city peace officer. Homeland Security, wellhead protection and Main Street west street lights were also discussed.

A motion was made by Staloch to pay all bills.

Carlson seconded. Roll call vote: Motis-no, Carlson-yes, Staloch-yes, Huffman-yes. The motion carried.

FSA-BANK BUILDING FUND

Ameripride $58.95

Houim Tree Service 35.00

Huffman, S. 699.50

Oddens’ 10.35

Otter Tail Power Co. 841.18

State Fire and Tornado 772.26

GARBAGE FUND

Waste Management $3,018.75

GENERAL FUND

Benson Co. Farmers Press $131.76

Frith & Steffan 50.00

Lake Region Sheet Metal 98.38

Lannie Simonson 268.80

NDLC 337.00

ND Telephone Co. 96.60

Oddens’ 7.10

Otter Tail Power Co. 192.28

State Fire and Tornado 254.77

Payroll 1,397.80

Council Payroll 1,108.20

LIBRARY FUND

Creative Impressions $160.00

State Fire and Tornado 235.44

Payroll 680.86

STREET FUND

NAPA $88.92

Oddens’ 183.50

Otter Tail Power Co. 551.28

State Fire and Tornado 24.14

Payroll 297.86

WATER FUND

Backstrom, V. $10.00

Hawkins Water Treatment 2,708.45

Home of Economy 20.00

Huffman, Roger 100.00

Jemco 1,071.65

State Health Dept. 12.00

ND Telephone Co. 82.62

Northern Plains Elect. 358.72

Otter Tail Power Co. 249.51

State Fire and Tornado 1,162.01

TSC 86.24

Payroll 2,667.48

There being no further business, the meeting adjourned.

Laura J. Weed

City Auditor

Curtis A. Yri

Mayor


MINUTES OF REGULAR MEETING

MADDOCK SCHOOL BOARD

June 14, 2006

A regular meeting of the Maddock School Board was held June 14, 2006 at 5:30 p.m. at the school.

Present were President David Swanson, Becky Brandvold, Chris Lauinger, Linda Ellingson, David Kenner, Superintendent Brian Bubach, Principals Penny Leier and Kim Anderson, and Business Manager Brenda Fossen. Nadley Buehler was a guest.

A motion was made by Lauinger, seconded by Ellingson, to approve the agenda. Motion carried.

A motion was made by Brandvold, seconded by Ellingson, to approve the minutes of May 9 and 11, the General Fund bills totaling $56,485.87, the Building Fund bills totaling $27,983.33, food service and activities reports. Motion carried.

GENERAL FUND

Alton’s Bulk Service $1,500.54

Kimberly Anderson 37.50

Benson Co Farmers Press 181.35

Brian Bubach 232.35

Bytespeed, LLC 959.00

Cenex Convenience Card 849.85

David Daeley 119.63

Devils Lake Glass & Paint 34.06

Ecolab Pest Elimination 105.50

Fairfield Inn 780.00

Fargo Public Schools 3,962.74

Farmers Union Oil 1,999.20

Farmers Union Oil Co 3,957.50

Gerrells & Co 241.05

Faye Glover 13.00

Grand Forks School

District #1 3,744.05

Gus’s Auto Supply 132.04

Harlow’s Bus Sales 454.74

Health Dimensions Rehab 5,092.50

Honeywell, Inc 1,167.00

Information Technology Dept 333.20

Information Technology Dept 166.60

JoLynn Jacobson 162.50

Flo Kallenbach 149.00

Lake Area Career & Technical

Center 6,769.50

Mavis Maloney-Simonson 235.00

Mesabi Academy 3,600.00

Nelson International 57.09

Networking Specialists, Inc 611.33

ND Telephone Co 45.66

Northeast Education

Services 1,615.62

Praxair 113.10

Quill Corporation 1,056.36

Renaissance Learning, Inc 139.00

Schwan Wholesale, Inc 67.35

Seven Seas Inn 100.00

Supreme School Supply 376.30

The Glass Shop 32.40

VoWac Publishing Co 170.00

Wholesale Supply Co 67.90

Brian Bubach 2,015.72

City of Maddock 3,182.38

City of Maddock 1,000.00

JoLynn Jacobson 1,539.65

Donna Johnson 720.00

ND High School Coaches

Assn 395.00

ND Telephone Co 386.42

Ramsey National Bank &

Trust 4,250.00

Rieger Service 19.90

Joleen Risovi 406.50

Scholastic Testing Service 54.92

Share Corporation 122.56

USPO 343.00

Verizon Wireless 55.92

Terry Yri 562.39

Capital City Boiler Repair 23,900.00

Ramsey National Bank &

Trust 4,083.33

Principals’ reports were reviewed. Student and teacher handbooks are being revised and summer workshops were discussed.

Mr. Bubach stated that all certified positions are filled. Several coaching positions are open.

Mr. Bubach presented budget estimates for 2005-06. The projected carry-over will be $15,000-$18,000 after end-of-year requisitions and budgeted equipment expenses. A preliminary

2006-07 General Fund budget was reviewed.

A motion was made by Lauinger, seconded by Brandvold, to implement the NWEA testing program.

On roll call vote, all were in favor.

A motion was made by Brandvold, seconded by Kenner, to approve the 2006-07 Consolidated Application for Federal Funds, for Title I, and REAP funds of Title IIa, Title IId, Title IV and Title V, with Mr. Bubach to be the administrator of these funds. On roll call vote, all were in favor.

A motion was made by Kenner, seconded by Brandvold, to set the following meal/milk prices:

grades K-6 lunches $1.50, grades 7-12 lunches $1.60, adults $2.00, annual milk break ticket $40.00. Breakfast prices will not be changed. On roll call vote, all were in favor.

A motion was made by Ellingson, seconded by Brandvold to transfer $10,000 from the General Fund to the Food Service Fund. On roll call vote, all were in favor.

A motion was made by Lauinger, seconded by Brandvold, to approve the second reading of the Wellness Policy. On roll call vote, all were in favor.

A motion was made by Kenner, seconded by Lauinger, to approve the second readings of policies DBH (Professional Development), FBEA-1 (Post-Secondary Dual Credit), FC (Attendance), GDH (Extracurricular Participation Guidelines), GDH.R (Procedures for Violation of Use of Alcohol, Tobacco and Controlled Substances), and GEA (Class Size). On roll call vote, all were in favor.

Mr. Bubach updated the board on building projects to date. Boiler repairs will be finished when a master valve is replaced, following some asbestos removal. A motion was made by Lauinger, seconded by Ellingson, to approve the asbestos removal bid from L&M Contractors for $2,850. On roll call vote, all were in favor.

Mr. Bubach stated that he has contacted NDSBA legal services in regards to the Simplex fire alarm services. A motion was made by Lauinger, seconded by Kenner, to approve an electrical repairs bid of $670 from Rieger Repair. On roll call vote, all were in favor.

A motion was made by Lauinger, seconded by Kenner, to approve the June 13, 2006 annual school election results. Linda Ellingson was re-elected to represent Arne and South Viking Townships, parts of East Fork and West Antelope Townships of Benson County, and parts of Fram, Heimdal, Norway Lake and Valhalla Townships of Wells County. Becky Brandvold was re-elected to represent North Viking and Hesper Townships, and parts of Aurora and Rich Valley Townships of Benson County, and parts of Alexanter Township of Pierce County.

The annual meeting will be July 18, 2006 at 5:30 p.m.

The meeting adjourned.

Brenda Fossen

Business Manager

These minutes are submitted for publication prior to board approval.

(Publish July 19, 2006)


MINUTES OF REGULAR MEETING

LEEDS SCHOOL BOARD

June 13, 2006

A regular meeting of the board of education of Leeds Public School District No. 6 was held on June 13, 2006 at 7 p.m. Present were Young, Larson, Silliman, Swanson, Bracken (speaker phone), Supt. Braaten, Principals Gullickson and Braaten and Business Manager Kathy Benson.

Addition to the agenda: 9) NESC IVN equipment upgrade.

The minutes of the previous meeting were approved as read.

The board canvassed the votes cast in the annual election. There were 47 votes cast to elect a director for a three-year term to represent Region 2. Region 2 is composed of Springfield, Irvine, Chain Lakes, DeGroat, Coulee (north of Highway 2) Townships, east half of Leeds Township and the city of Churchs Ferry. Mark Swanson received 46 votes and there was one void ballot.

Mark Swanson, having received the highest number of votes cast, was declared the elected member to the school board. It was moved, seconded and carried to accept the election results.

Mr. Braaten updated the board on the interviews for the two elementary teaching positions.

The volleyball coaching position was discussed.

It was moved, seconded and unanimously carried to approve the transfer funds from the interest account in the Activity Fund to cover the student Scholastic and Catastrophic Insurances.

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

Anderson, Judy $210.00

B & H Oil Co 2,506.21

Benson Co Farmers Press 183.61

Benson, Kathryn 121.25

Braaten, Carol 158.07

Braaten, Joel 9.97

Chad’s Amoco 448.36

Clute Office Equip 439.11

The Computer Store 30.00

Dakota Web Composers 60.00

Devils Lake Daily Journal 66.00

Dick Blick Company 17.37

Dulmage, Irma 30.00

ESPB 75.00

EduTech 75.00

Fargo Public Schools 449.04

Farmers Union Oil Co 87.26

ITD 141.61

Johnson’s Plumbing Service 449.95

Kelly Inn 150.00

L&H Plumbing & Heating 122.54

LR Special Ed 585.64

LaMotte’s Paint & Glass 1,066.53

Leapaldt, Gay 604.80

Mac’s 5.59

McCarty, Joanne 13.99

Menards 65.88

Music In Motion 50.95

Music Treasures Co 47.65

NASSP 131.00

ND Assoc H PE R & D 20.00

ND Telephone Co 340.55

NESC 1,417.78

OfficeMax 310.10

Paulson Supply 296.87

Plank Road Publishing 119.70

Popplers Music 51.50

Postmaster 153.57

Praxair Distribution 15.90

Ramkota Hotel 483.00

Rolle, Gary 77.04

Rugby Trophy 14.00

School Specialty 1,070.00

Towner Co Record Herald 8.10

Tracy’s Market 279.09

Verizon Wireless 2.62

Haagenson, Lorin & Patty 165.60

Wal-Mart 33.12

Stave, Daniel 150.00

Braun, Susan 50.00

City of Leeds 158.00

Tumbleweed Press, Inc 399.00

Wilmington Book Source, Inc 327.60

Leeds Hot Lunch 804.60

Henry Violett 22.50

Farm House Cafe 33.81

Mr. Gullickson presented the high school principal’s report: state FFA convention, state track meet, state girls’ golf, drivers’ ed has 10 participants this year, and June 5-8 basketball camp.

The 2006/07 student agenda was reviewed.

Congratulations to the girls’ track team for its second place finish at the state track meet and to all the athletes and coaches for the successful season.

Congratulations to Dallas Johnson on her qualification to the girls’ state golf meet and to Coach Braun.

It was moved, seconded and unanimously carried to approve the 2006/07 Student Agendas with the change in the Pop/Candy/Snacks paragraph.

There was no elementary principal’s report.

Mr. Braaten reviewed the 2005/2006 all day every day kindergarten. It was moved, seconded and unanimously carried to approve continuing transitional all day every day kindergarten in the 2006/07 school year.

It was moved, seconded and unanimously carried to amend the rental agreement to read "for requested janitorial services ($15.00 per hour)."

It was moved, seconded and unanimously carried to authorize the business manager to transfer $15,550 to cover the last bus payment, plus accumulated interest from the Special Reserve Fund to the General Fund.

It was moved, seconded and unanimously carried to accept the Pupil Membership Report for 2005/06 as presented by the business manager.

A motion was made to approve the installation of a fence around the property of the district-owned house. The work is to be completed by COA Construction for $3440.00 total materials and labor. Discussion was held. The motion was seconded. On roll call vote, with three in favor and one opposed, the motion carried.

Mr. Braaten reviewed the budget summary and the 2006/07 preliminary budget.

It was moved, seconded and unanimously carried to approve the budget revisions of Title I $4989.41, Title IV $583.30 and $44.75 to Title II a & d and Title V (REAP) increasing the total 2005/2006 expenditures and revenue budget by $5617.46.

It was moved, seconded and unanimously carried to approve the first reading of the Wellness Policy.

The current IVN equipment will only be supported for one more year and the monitor is not functioning. Mr. Braaten presented a proposal from the NESC for upgrading equipment. It was moved, seconded and unanimously carried to approve a three-year lease through the ND Telephone Company for new IVN equipment.

Mr. Braaten presented the superintendent’s report; flower planters, spray grounds for weeds, bathrooms, security cameras should be installed next week, letter to the editor regarding the vandalism will be going out soon, and installing handrails on the bleachers.

Next meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, July 19, 2006 at 7 p.m.

Kathryn L. Benson

Business Manager

Linda Young

President

(Publish July 26, 2006)


MINUTES OF REGULAR MEETING

OBERON SCHOOL BOARD

June 5, 2006

A regular meeting of the Oberon School Board was held on June 5, 2006. Present were board members Yvonne Thumb, Paula Deckert, Patricia Anderson, Greg Thomas, Karen Peterson, Business Manager Linda Winning and incoming principal Charles Anderson.

A motion was made by Patricia Anderson, seconded by Karen Peterson, to approve the minutes of the May 8 meeting as read. The motion carried unanimously.

The following bills were approved for payment on motion by Karen Peterson, seconded by Greg Thomas. The motion carried unanimously.

Cindy Knowlen $78.50

Beaulah Sears 157.00

Wal-Mart 70.00

Wally’s 72.47

Gerrells 35.81

The Cottage 138.00

Mary Ann Broe 10.18

Mary Ann Broe 17.99

Scholastic 83.70

Scholastic 4.90

Benson Co Farmers Press 31.72

Office Systems 726.96

NDEA 242.55

City of Oberon 153.51

GBC 139.60

ITD 34.95

John Thomas 200.00

Wal-Mart 67.20

Linda Martin 20.13

Linda Martin 10.00

Kenneth Ploium 20.26

Linda Winning 154.07

Patricia Anderson 221.64

US Post Office 2.76

Gerrells 138.60

McGraw Hill 266.67

School Specialty 118.38

Music in Motion 21.35

Scholastic 16.80

Harcourt 28.40

Reliable Office Supplies 66.18

Alvin M. Clayman

Enterprises 13.45

Crabtree Publishing 47.82

Blue Cross Blue Shield 3,153.90

Betty Rushfeldt 1,073.57

Linda Winning 267.81

Charles Anderson 211.49

Maddock School District 9,246.00

Staffing issues were discussed and the board approved posting the bus driver position.

Telephone interviews have been conducted and the board indicated offers could be made to any eligible candidates without the board’s involvement in order to expedite the hiring process.

Linda Winning is coordinating the June 13th school board election with Janice Hager, and will have absentee ballots available this week.

A motion was made by Paula Deckert, seconded by Patricia Anderson, to pay the dues to join the North Dakota School Boards Association.

A motion was made by Patricia Anderson, seconded by Paula Deckert, to approve the purchase of 15 computers.

A motion was made by Patricia Anderson, seconded by Karen Peterson to purchase the Academy of Reading and Math software. The motion unanimously carried.

The next meeting will be June 10, 2006 at 6 p.m.

A motion to adjourn was made by Paula Deckert, seconded by Patricia Anderson. The motion unanimously carried.

Linda Winning

Business Manager

(Publish July 26, 2006)


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)

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

The Benson County Zoning Board will hold a public

hearing on Tuesday, August 15, 2006 at 9:00 a.m.

in the commissioner room of the Benson County

Courthouse, Minnewaukan, ND to review an

application requesting a zoning ordinance

variance. The request submitted by WWC Holding

Co., Inc. d/b/a Alltell affects real property in North Viking Township.

Additional information regarding the application

may be obtained from the Benson County Auditor’s

Office by phone 701-473-5340 or e-mail [email protected]


OFFICIAL PROCEEDINGS

OF THE BOARD OF

COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

BENSON COUNTY

NORTH DAKOTA

July 5, 2006

The Benson County Commissioners met in regular

session on Wednesday, July 5, 2006 at 8 a.m.

Commissioners present were Dwain Brown, Curtis

Hvinden, Ed Ripplinger, Barry Cox and Jason Lee.

The meeting was called to order by Chairman Ripplinger.

A motion was made by Hvinden, seconded by Brown,

to approve the minutes of the regular meeting of

June 20, 2006. All members voted yes. The motion carried unanimously.

Ned Mitzel, Benson County Sheriff, met with the

board to discuss the vehicles used by the

sheriff’s department. He also presented his

mileage/activity report for June 2006.

The board reviewed a letter from the Red River

Basin Commission dated June 22, 2006. A motion

was made by Lee, seconded by Hvinden, to not fund

the Red River Basin Commission for 2007. All

members voted yes. The motion carried unanimously.

A motion was made by Lee, seconded by Cox, to

increase the salary paid to election workers for

the November 2006 general election and all future

elections. Workers who attend the poll worker

training session presented by the county auditor

will receive $7.00 per hour on election day.

Workers who do not attend the poll worker

training session presented by the county auditor

will receive $6.00 per hour on election day.

Workers will be paid $6.00 per hour for attending

the poll worker training session. All members

voted yes. The motion carried unanimously.

The board discussed issues on the proposed zoning

regulations for York City. The board concluded it

does not have control over the issues as York is an incorporated city.

A motion was made by Cox, seconded by Lee, to

contribute $500.00 to the Lake Region Community

Service & Restitution Program. All members voted

yes. The motion carried unanimously.

The board reviewed a letter from NDACo dated June

21, 2006, regarding the NDACo and NDCCA Presidents’ Tour set for July 13, 2006.

James P. Wang, Benson County State’s Attorney,

came to the meeting at 8:50 a.m. at the request

of the board to discuss the proposed zoning in

York City. The board concluded it will meet with

representatives of York City on the issue on July 18, 2006.

The board reviewed a billing from the ND DOT

dated June 27, 2006 on project CER-353(055). The

board opted to hold the billing until further

information is obtained from ND DOT or Wold Engineering.

Scott Knoke and Jenny Steinhaus, Benson County

Extension office, met with the board regarding

the upcoming 4-H Achievement Days. They discussed

the need for handicapped accessibility at the new

Multi-Purpose Building in Maddock.

The board reviewed a letter from Leo Walker dated

June 31, 2006, indicating he is interested in

serving on the Benson County Water Resource Board

to replace Carl Duchscher who is resigning.

A motion was made by Cox, seconded by Lee, to

appoint Jim Engstrom of Leeds to the Board of

Visitors for the North Central Research Extension

Center. Engstrom will replace Jim Fragodt who

declined the position. All members voted yes. The motion carried unanimously.

A motion was made by Hvinden, seconded by Cox, to

pay the approved bills. All members voted yes.

The motion carried unanimously. The following bills were paid:

Ressler Chevrolet $17,000.00

Paymaster 399.50

Ressler Chevrolet 900.00

Aflac 379.55

Alltel 30.61

Conseco Health Ins Co 108.30

Dean Petska 50.00

Hoiberg’s 15.00

Information Technology

Dept 397.02

James Wang 580.00

Nationwide Retirement

Services 20.00

ND Telephone Co 715.68

Office Depot 50.15

Otter Tail Power Company 533.57

US Postmaster 534.00

Wal-Mart 8.83

Adam & Lynn Bohl & FUO-

York 378.00

Adam N. Bohl & FUO-York 378.00

Darral Hoffart & FUO-York 378.00

Gordon Greig & FUO-York 219.04

Jef Fogelson & FUO-York 378.00

Judy Hill & FUO-York 400.00

Jorgenson Trust 400.00

Kevin Fritel & FUO-York 386.34

Kory Jorgenson 400.00

Lois Dumdai & FUO-York 198.92

Marlene Jorgenson 400.00

Oxborne Arlien & FUO-York 386.34

Phillip Carlson 400.00

Ronnie Brossart & FUO

-York 378.00

Steve Hoffart & FUO-York 378.00

Terry Follman 1,138.41

Alltel 87.07

Esmond City 25.50

Otter Tail Power Company 175.95

Warwick Oil 4,943.97

Dokken Construction 79,893.37

Alton’s Bulk Service 5,303.87

Nodak Electric Cooperative 31.14

Donna Lennon 100.22

Frances Schneider 133.94

Harland Berg 100.22

Knox American Legion 25.00

Magdelena Miller 77.28

Vivian Seter 77.28

Beatrice Quammen 99.82

Leeds Community Center 25.00

Lee Larson 116.56

Lori Nelsen 105.54

Lorraine Stevens 118.42

Ruth Lunde 101.20

Arlene L. Hoffner 106.04

Esmond Fire 25.00

Gordon Smith 92.28

Jerry Leier 98.98

Laura Rendahl 156.98

Margaret Marthe 98.98

Anna Slater 125.86

Cynthia Smith 107.52

Maddock Community Ctr 25.00

Marjorie Rice 109.62

Phyllis Hermanson 72.10

Robert Hunter 103.18

Arlene Lien 90.16

Carol Thompson 90.16

Grace Ball 90.16

Kathryn Duchscherer 90.16

Paul Streifel 90.16

Minnewaukan 55 Club 25.00

Blenda Carlson 104.42

Connie Brown 124.88

Linda Madson 97.60

Mathilda Wallace 90.16

Ruth Buehler 90.16

Oberon 55 Club 25.00

Blue Bldg 25.00

Duane Nelson 151.16

Gail Hanson 96.50

Juanita Giron Vargas 77.28

Mary Jury 77.28

Vivian Jetty 77.28

Cherrie Anderson 142.24

Warwick City 25.00

Gladys Jacobson 70.84

Lee Anderson 56.65

Linda L. Elfman 77.16

Shirley Anderson 56.65

Alyssa Erickson 33.48

Claudette Carlson 67.23

Gordon Smith 32.38

Howard Schmid 25.56

Vicky Schlieve 74.70

Bonnie Erickson 237.00

Cass County Tr 452.00

Hy-Z Wireless 89.59

ND Motor Vehicle Dept 10.00

Steve Jacobson 49.37

Bill Arnold & Moller’s, Inc 325.40

Bob Arnold & Moller’s, Inc 383.40

Blain Pfeifer 372.00

Brian Wentz & FUO

-Maddock 381.80

Charles Volk & FUO-York 378.00

Darcy Shively & FUO-York 400.00

Doug Dulmage & BTR 385.48

Gerald Jaeger & FUO

-Maddock 381.80

Gerald Kramer & HOA-AG 372.00

Jason Lee & FUO

-Maddock 400.00

Jay McClintock 400.00

Jill Minette & FUO-York 400.00

Karlyle Erickson &

HOA-AG 386.00

Louis Arnold & Moller’s, Inc 325.40

Larry Estenson 374.24

Randy Gleason 147.58

Ron Kramer & HOA-AG 372.00

Trudy Lehaman & FUO

-York 400.00

Wade Shively & FUO-York 360.48

ND Public Employees

Retirement 10,692.52

Social Welfare 6,863.05

BCBS of ND 3,384.13

Benson Co Transportation 800.00

Burnie’s 38.19

Clute’s Office Equipment 41.13

Minnewaukan City 101.95

Colonial 155.83

Curtis Hvinden 80.00

Barry Cox 87.50

Edward Ripplinger 72.50

Jason Lee 122.75

Dwain Brown 77.00

Ellen Huffman 24.10

Farmers Union Oil-Mdk 54.50

General Welding & Repair 40.00

Haroldson’s 33.79

Image Printing, Inc 38.20

Jenny Steinhaus 34.88

LR Law Enforcement Ctr 1,579.75

Lake Region Community

Service 500.00

Lake Region Dist Health 11,350.75

Marshall & Swift 370.95

Maddock Mini Mart 250.85

NDAAO 25.00

NDACO Resource Group 299.00

ND Public Employees

Retirement 21,687.90

NDPOA, Gary Bitz 130.00

ND State Radio

Communications 210.00

Ned Mitzel 112.50

Nodak Comm, Inc 9,710.00

North Star Community

Credit Union 75.46

Oddens’ Grocery 5.39

Office Depot 35.26

Otter Tail Power Company 376.07

Prairie Public Broadcasting 150.00

Benson Co Farmers Press 652.27

Protective Life Ins Co 336.52

Signworks Plus 175.00

Surety Title 499.00

Thomas Sabo 17.25

Social Welfare 12,061.88

Anton Burkhardsmeier 324.22

Ag Resources 373.00

Alton’s Bulk Service 7,584.43

B & H Oil 1,579.24

Benson Co Highway Dept 116,099.00

Brent Olson 783.58

Butler Machine 332.40

Maddock City 56.50

Minnewaukan City 36.50

David Abrahamson 80.00

Dokken Constr 28,530.16

Farmers Union Oil-Mdk 3,433.96

Farmers Union Oil-York 1,183.56

GCR Tire Center 11.00

Gofer Sanitation 115.00

Home of Economy 42.89

Harlow Sanitation 15.00

HE Everson Co 98.66

Institute of Local Govt 1,557.50

Lake Lumber, Inc 39.42

Mac’s, Inc 61.07

Dakota Implement 184.14

Gus’s Auto Parts 103.42

North Central Planning

Council 7,671.31

ND Dept of Transportation 54.00

Northern Plains Elec Co-op 48.00

North Plains Comm 7.99

Otter Tail Power Company 30.12

Otter Tail Power Company 140.94

Petroleum Tank Release 350.00

Prairie Truck & Tractor

Repair 358.17

Praxair Distribution, Inc 22.97

Benson Co Farmers Press 27.50

Rieger Service 113.00

Service Tire 1,111.10

Wang’s 1,594.30

Warwick Oil 3,302.39

Wholesale Supply Co 118.60

Wold Engineering 6,281.13

Wold Engineering 5,994.63

Wold Engineering 21,830.51

Wold Engineering 17,507.36

Westlie Truck Center 77.00

WW Wallwork 86.04

Social Welfare 210.75

Bonnie Erickson 15.00

Clarence Nelsen 15.00

Curtis Hvinden 22.50

Frank Mosser 15.75

Jennifer Hagen 15.75

John Beckstrand 27.00

Kate Johnson 11.25

Nancy Silliman 16.88

Ron Lauinger 15.75

Daryl Biby 69.66

Duane Heidlebaugh & FUO

-York 378.00

Everett Hoffner & FUO

-Maddock 79.92

Farmers Union Oil-Mdk 22.90

Internal Revenue Service 569.77

James Hofstrand & Moller’s,

Inc 325.40

Kory Jorgenson 232.84

Kyle Shively 400.00

Lyndon Olson 71.16

Moller’s, Inc 4,728.66

US Postmaster 78.00

Benson Co Farmers Press 203.50

Scott Shively 400.00

Terry Follman 1,138.41

Tim Stone & FUO-York 378.00

Warne Chemical 112.00

Wanda Teigen 273.76

Benson Co Treasurer 14.33

JUNE 2006 NET PAYROLL

County Agent 1,505.06

Emergency Disaster 935.04

VSO 747.44

County General 30,063.52

Social Services 27,133.06

County Road 39,379.42

The motion carried unanimously to adjourn the meeting.

Bonnie Erickson

Benson County Auditor

Ed Ripplinger

Chairman


REORGANIZATIONAL MEETING

ESMOND CITY COUNCIL

June 19, 2006

A reorganizational meeting was held June 19, 2006

at the Esmond City Hall. Present were Mayor

Estagen Zimmerman, Walter Norman, DeLores Solway,

Lance Alexander, Sylvester Hoffner, Nikki Alexander and Joann Jacobs.

The following were sworn in by Mayor Estagen as

the new council and park board members:

Council members:

Lance Alexander – two year term

Sylvester Hoffner – two year term

Walter Norman – two year term

DeLores Solway – two year term

Park board members:

Nikki Alexander – two year term

Joann Jacobs – four year term

Mayor Estagen Zimmerman received a letter of

resignation from Eris Hoffner who had been

elected to serve another two years on the city

council. Sylvester Hoffner, who had received

eight votes in the June election, was than called to fill her spot.

Mayor Estagen Zimmerman explain-ed to the newly

elected officials what is expected of a council

member and then made the following appointments:

Dump ground supervisor – DeLores Solway

Water and sewer supervisor – Lance Alexander

Street supervisor – Sylvester Hoffner

President of the council – Walter Norman

Walter Norman made a motion to accept these

appointments, seconded by DeLores Solway. The motion carried.

The next regular meeting will be held Monday, July 10 at 7 p.m.

Misti Arnold

City Auditor


MINUTES OF REGULAR MEETING

ESMOND CITY COUNCIL

July 10, 2006

A regular meting of the Esmond City Council was

held July 10, 2006 at 7 p.m. at the Esmond City

Hall. Present were Mayor Estagen Zimmerman and

council members DeLores Solway, Lance Alexander,

Sylvester Hoffner and city auditor Misti Arnold.

Walter Norman was absent. Visitors were Ralph

Packulak, Rick Anderson and Jerry Job, all

representing the North Central Rural Water Consortium, and Teresa Lauinger.

A motion was made by DeLores Solway, seconded by

Sylvester Hoffner, to approve the minutes of the

regular meeting of June 5, 2006. The motion carried unanimously.

Teresa Lauinger was sworn in by Mayor Estagen

Zimmerman to serve a four year term on the Esmond City Park Board.

The North Central Rural Water Consortium

representatives discussed the progress they are

making with the rural water for our area. They

are interested in getting the city of Esmond’s

water business and buying the water tower and the

water buildings. They discussed all the steps

that need to be done before making any major

decision. Their engineer will be contacting the

city auditor for further information that is

needed to get started on this project. There will

be meetings that will be held for the public to

express its feelings on this matter. Dates for

these meetings have not been set.

A motion was made by Sylvester Hoffner, seconded

by Lance Alexander, to pay all approved bills.

The motion carried unanimously. The bills for July are as follows:

Terry Schwab $392.58

Misti Arnold 554.10

Sylvester Hoffner 152.38

Donald Vetsch 850.00

Waste Management 1,246.91

ND Telephone Co 54.54

Otter Tail 410.38

Hawkins 539.09

Benson Co Farmers Press 69.54

Eris Hoffner 75.00

Postmaster 97.66

ND State Fire & Tornado

Fund 963.22

The city dump ground was discussed and the set

hours for Sylvester Hoffner to be at the site

will be from 8 a.m. to 12 noon Saturdays. If

anyone needs to use it during the week, they can

call Sylvester or a council member to have the

dump ground opened. The rates for using the dump

ground are $5.00 a pickup load and $10.00 for a

truck load, payable at the time of disposing.

Items that are allowed to be disposed are the

following: grass trimmings, trees and raw lumber.

Items not accepted are the following: appliances,

iron, tires, asphalt shingles, food or garbage. Trespassing will be prosecuted.

The next regular meeting will be held Monday, August 7, 2006 at 7 p.m.

A motion was made by Sylvester Hoffner, seconded

by Lance Alexander, to adjourn the meeting. The motion carried unanimously.

Misti Arnold

City Auditor


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)


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 (4) city lots and more.

Send bids to Auditor, City of Oberon, PO Box 85,

Oberon, ND 58357. Bids must start at $350.00 per

lot, to be sold as a whole. Bids must be received

by the auditor by Aug. 4, 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 Aug. 22, 2006 or the offer is null and void.

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

By order of the Oberon City Council.

Ruth Buehler

City Auditor

(Publish July 19 & 26, 2006)


PUBLIC NOTICE

North Central Planning Council

A second public hearing is scheduled for Monday,

July 31, 2006 at 9:00 a.m. at the Maddock City

Office, 309 3rd St. and Dakota Ave. in Maddock, North Dakota.

PURPOSE OF MEETING:

1. To discuss the use of CDBG funds by the City

of Maddock in the rehabilitation of Moeller Home,

Inc. (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.

Comments will be accepted until July 31, 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 OF FORECLOSURE OF TAX LIEN

TO: The owner(s) of the record title of the real

estate hereinafter described, and to all

mortgagees, lien holders, and other persons interested in said real estate:

I, Bonnie Erickson, County Auditor of Benson

County, North Dakota, hereby give notice that the

real estate hereinafter described has a lien for

delinquent taxes against it for the year 2001,

and unless the tax and special assessments, with

interest, penalties, and cost of foreclosure

action are paid, on or before October 1st after

the date of this notice, the real estate will

become the absolute property in fee of this

county, subject to the lien for installments of

special assessments certified or to be certified

to the county auditor or which may become due

subsequent to the time of service of this notice,

and the former owner, mortgagees, lien holders

and other persons interested therein will be

forever foreclosed and barred from asserting any

further rights to the real estate. The following

is a list of the real estate on which the tax

lien will be foreclosed on October 1st.

Said property is described as follows with the

tax amount required to redeem set out opposite each description, to-wit:

Owner:/Parcel #: Legal Description: Amt. of Taxes:

(Calculated to 10/01/06)

Edwin Haman North Viking Township:

09-0000-01983-010 N 50′ of the S 250′ of the E 350′

of the W 425 of the NW?, Sec. 20, Twp. 152, Rge. 69 80.12

09-0000-01985-000 Part of the S?NW?, Sec. 20, Twp. 152, Rge. 69 667.37

Alice OneBear Wood Lake Township:

32-0004-07853-000 Lot 6, Blk 1, Tokio 51.61

Eva Lohnes Wood Lake Township:

32-0004-07937-000 Lots 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 & 6, Blk 6, Tokio 56.50

Winfield Chaske Lallie Township:

33-0000-08024-000 Lot 7 (less 400 x 272.25 ft. in NE corner)

Sec. 22, Twp. 152, Rge. 66 86.76

Millicent Little Lallie Township:

33-0000-08024-000 400′ x 272.25′ in the NE Corner of Lot 7

Sec. 22, Twp. 152, Rge. 66 129.60

Eugene C. Weisenburger Lallie Township

33-0001-07978-270 Lots 27 & 27A Horseshoe Bend Estates

Sec. 2, Twp. 152, Rge. 66 252.47

33-0001-07978-280 Lots 28 & 28A Horseshoe Bend Estates

Sec. 2, Twp. 152, Rge. 66 66.40

Darren A. & Patricia A. Kimmerly Mission Township:

34-0000-08463-333 1.3A in Gov. Lot 7, Sec. 6, Twp. 152, Rge. 64 1,289.96

Donald J. Rupp Lohnes Township:

37-0001-09059-110 Lot 12, Diamond Beach Subdivision

Sec. 13, Twp. 152, Rge. 63 63.96

Irene Yankton Third Commissioner District:

39-0000-09442-000 Lot 6, Sec. 22, Twp. 152, Rge. 65 54.18

Eric J. Strub Leeds City:

43-0010-10388-000 Lot 4, Block 4, Nords 2nd Addn. 281.16

Sam & Shelly Morgan Minnewaukan City:

45-0001-10983-000 Lots 10, 11 & 12, Blk 56, Original 582.65

Allan & Kathy J. Loebrick Nord Minnewaukan City:

45-0002-11096-000 Lots 23 & 24 & E? of Lot 22,

Blk 3, Hegge & Comstock Addn. 214.18

Scott K. & Deborah J. Craven Warwick City:

47-0001-11266-000 Lots 1 thru 6, Blk 5, Original 64.63

47-0004-11370-000 Part of NE?NW?, Outlots

Sec. 34, Twp. 151, Rge. 63 118.29

47-0004-11373-000 Unplatted Part of Gov. Lots 5 & 6 (Less 1A & 2A)

Outlots, Sec. 34, Twp. 151, Rge. 63 52.21

Derrell & Kelly Gannon Warwick City:

47-0001-11272-000 Lots 7 thru 9, Blk 5, Original 91.46

47-0001-11274-000 Lots 13 & S? of Lot 14, Blk 5, Original 477.42

47-0001-11320-000 Lots 1 thru 3, Blk 14, Original 150.83

Kelly Gannon Warwick City:

47-0001-11297-000 Lots 1 & 2, Blk 10, Original 58.75

47-0001-11298-000 Lots 3 & 4, Blk 10, Original 188.29

Michael W. Baer Warwick City:

47-0001-11287-000 Lots 1 & 2, Blk 8, Original 874.52

Charles Swenson & Warwick City:

Scott K. & Deborah J. Craven

47-0003-11364-000 Outlots 1, 2 & 3, Hougland’s Outlots,

Sec. 34, Twp. 151, Rge. 63 59.42

47-0004-11366-000 Part of Gov. Lots 3 & 4 (less 7.59A for RW)

Sec. 34, Twp. 151, Rge. 63 103.25


NOTICE TO ALL

LEEDS RESIDENTS

All-Terrain Vehicles (ATVs) are not permitted to

be ridden within the city limits of Leeds. As

with snowmobiles, riders are to access the most

expedient route out of city limits. We would

greatly appreciate your compliance on this matter.

Leeds City Council


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