9/6/2006 – Public Notices


NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

Proposed Annexation of Sections 1 and 12 of Twp. 154 N, Rge. 67 W, Benson County, ND (Riggin Township) into the Minnewaukan Rural Fire Protection District; and Proposed Annexation of Sections 1, 2, 3, 4, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 33, 34, 35 and 36 of Twp. 156 N, Rge. 67 W (Irvine Township), Benson County, ND and Sections 1, 2, 3, 4, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 33, 34, 35, and 36 of Twp. 155 N, Rge. 67 W, Benson County, ND (Normania Township) into the Leeds Rural Fire Protection District.

To all persons residing in or having any interest in real or personal property located within the following boundaries:

Sections 1 and 12 of Twp. 154 N, Rge. 67 W, Benson County, ND (Riggin Township); and Sections 1, 2, 3, 4, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 33, 34, 35 and 36 of Twp. 156 N, Rge. 67 W (Irvine Township), Benson County, ND and Sections 1, 2, 3, 4, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 33, 34, 35, and 36 of Twp. 155 N, Rge. 67 W, Benson County, ND (Normania Township).The Benson County Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing on the above mentioned annexations on Tuesday, October 3, 2006 at 9:30 o’clock a.m. in the Commissioners’ Room of the Benson County Courthouse, 311 B Ave. S, Minnewaukan, ND. This hearing is being held for the purpose of hearing testimony from any person residing or owning any interest in real or personal property assessed for taxation in the existing district and the proposed annexation area listed above.

(Publish Sept. 6 and 13, 2006)


AGENDA

MINNEWAUKAN SCHOOL BOARD

September 11, 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 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.

Auditors; C. student count; D. Football and volleyball co-ops; E.

NAFIS conference, Washington, DC, Sept. 17-19 VIII. New business. A. Update on new employees; B. Impact Aid review; C. Bus routes-new bus IX. Principals’ reports X. Next meeting date and time XI. Adjournment (Publish Sept. 6, 2006)


MINUTES OF SPECIAL MEETING

FORT TOTTEN SCHOOL BOARD

June 23, 2006

A special meeting of the board of Fort Totten School District No. 30 was held June 23, 2006 at 10 a.m. in the conference room of the administration building. Present were Erich Longie, Derrick Dauphinais and Michael Alex via speakerphone. Lorraine McKay and Doug Yankton were absent. Others present were Stephanie Anderson, Wayne Trottier Jr. and John Laducer.

Dr. Longie, board president, called the meeting to order at 11:10 a.m.

Mr. Dauphinais moved to canvass the election ballots for the June 20,

2006 election. Mr. Alex seconded. With three in favor and two absent, the motion carried.

Mr. Alex moved to table the conference call with David Massey. Mr.

Dauphinais seconded. With three in favor and two absent, the motion carried.

Discussion was held regarding the legality of a donation for Wambli Dubois. Mr. Alex moved to table until further research is done. Mr.

Dauphinais seconded. With three in favor and two absent, the motion carried.

Mr. Alex moved to adjourn. Mr. Dauphinais seconded. With three in favor and two absent, the motion carried. The meeting adjourned at 11:16 a.m.

Stephanie Anderson

Clerk

Erich Longie

Board President


MINUTES OF ANNUAL MEETING

FORT TOTTEN SCHOOL DISTRICT

July 5, 2006

The annual meeting of the board of Fort Totten School District No. 30 was held July 5, 2006 at 4:30 p.m. in the library at the Four Winds Community School. Present were Erich Longie, Doug Yankton, Derrick Dauphinais, Galen Robertson and Raymond Cavanaugh. Others present were Stephanie Anderson, Wayne Trottier Jr., John Laducer, Liz Nelson and Jan Greene.

Dr. Longie, board president, called the meeting to order at 4:44 p.m.

Mr. Yankton moved to approve the agenda with the addition of Superintendent Proposal. Mr. Dauphinais seconded. The motion carried.

Mr. Yankton moved to approve the consent agenda as is. Mr. Dauphinais seconded. The motion carried.

Mr. Robertson entered the meeting at 4:53 p.m.

Mr. Yankton moved to approve out-of-state travel for Liz Nelson and another employee to attend the Title VII Workshop in Sioux Falls, SD on August 25, 2006. Mr. Dauphinais seconded.

Mr. Yankton moved to table the technology plan for 2006-2007. Mr.

Dauphinais seconded. The motion carried.

A request from the Boys’ & Girls’ Club was presented. Mr. Massey wants a plan submitted.

Mr. Dauphinais moved to approve the minutes of June 6 and 23, 2006.

Mr. Yankton seconded. The motion carried.

Bills approved were as follows:

MONTHLY EXPENDITURES

FOR JUNE 2006

AAA Foundation for Traffic

Safety $68.28

Achievement Technologies 7,435.00

ADA Badminton & Tennis 277.65

Alltel 106.40

Alltel 117.19

Anderson, Christina 390.00

Anderson, Stephanie 117.72

Attainment Co, Inc 1,562.40

Balfour 779.05

Balfour 48.10

Barnes & Noble 1,630.52

Barnes & Noble 6,596.95

Barnes & Noble 6,837.11

Beach Public School District 3,292.96

Belgarde, Erin 20.00

Belgarde, Jamie 158.75

Benson Co Farmers Press 276.94

Bio-Corporation 501.74

BMI Educational Services 1,063.65

Books-To-Go 1,071.43

Boy Scouts Troop 006 416.00

Bridges Transition Co 300.00

Brownshield, Sylvia 130.00

BW Doublewood Inn-

Bismarck 100.00

Cash & Carry Lumber 51.63

Cash & Carry Lumber 547.52

Central Distributing 24.96

Channing L Bete 380.92

Cherokee 137.50

Child & Adolescent Services 3,035.07

Corbine, Paula 130.00

Corbine, Philomene 130.00

Dablow, Merita 131.00

Days Inn-Grand Forks 91.50

Decorated Wearables 596.45

Dell Marketing 1,749.80

Demco, Inc 142.21

Denoyer-Geppert 20.30

Duval, Warren 5.82

Ecolab Pest Elim 210.00

EduTech 187.50

Enable Mart Sales Office 317.90

ETA/Cuisenaire 1,265.00

ETA/Cuisenaire 1,670.68

ETR Associates 386.87

Expressway Suites 111.90

Eye on Education 288.50

Food Service of America 121.06

Fort Totten Public School 2,140.80

Fort Totten Public School 1,646.92

Gallagher, Lorelei 162.75

Gardening with Kids 171.02

Gerrells of DL 21.00

GF Public School District 30,471.10

Glencoe/McGraw-Hill 1,296.32

Grand Forks Herald 35.00

Greene, Jan 152.10

GST Multi-District 3,152.73

Guy, Elaine 473.00

Halvorson Repair 73.96

Harrington, Denise 390.00

Harrington, Denise 605.28

HE Everson 70.88

Instructional Images 177.43

Ken-A-Vision 1,621.50

Klemestrud Plumbing 3,180.00

Kmart 500.19

Krantz’s Greenhouse 815.90

KZZY & Q97 100.00

Lab-Aids Incorporated 91.43

Laducer, John 108.40

Lake Chevrolet 111.00

Lego Education 534.60

Luis Cafe 45.00

Luis Cafe 50.00

Luis Cafe 43.00

Luis Cafe 26.00

Marcy Mathworks 240.68

McGraw Hill Companies 400.72

McREL 17,000.00

MDU 145.96

Mission Bay 125.00

NAPA Auto Parts 29.39

NASSP/NHS/NJHS 66.00

National Geographic Society 820.69

Native Reflections 1,052.98

NCFL 1,600.00

ND Education Association 2,123.85

ND Telephone Co 536.62

Nelson, Liz 10.48

Nelson, Liz 25.00

Ness, Hayley 131.00

New Trends 301.48

New Trends 11.95

Northern Lights Council 213.50

Northern Plains Electric 51.00

Office & Technology 4,453.00

Office Innovations 114.00

Office Innovations 442.52

Office Innovations 300.00

Ohio Distinctive Software 14.00

Olson, Jeff 703.32

Omoth, Sarah 181.05

Parent Institute 300.00

Party America 108.38

Paula’s Plants 200.00

Paul’s Fort Totten Grocery 150.51

Pearce & Durick 312.90

Peltier, Florestine 130.00

Pitney Bowes 420.00

Pitsco 1,297.44

Pizza Hut 65.90

Positive Promotions 866.47

Prairie Learning Center 2,575.98

Prestwick House, Inc 201.54

ProEd 48.40

Purchase Power 500.00

Ramkota Motel-Bismarck 1,050.00

Resources for Educators 198.00

Safe-T Classroom Projects 118.30

Scheels 1,875.00

Scholastic, Inc 981.00

Schoolcenter 1,800.00

Sci-Ed Warehouse 343.43

Sears 484.98

Southern Regional Education 5,040.00

Southern School District #8 4,411.87

Spirit Lake Marina 1,236.79

Spirit Lake Resort 995.71

Steinmann, Merle 84.60

Subway 70.11

Super Duper Publications 284.70

Taste of Home Books 23.98

Teacher Created Resources 195.15

The School Company 359.65

Thompson, Jackie 500.00

Thomson Learning 69.67

TJ’s Pizza 62.96

Townsend Press 55.04

Tracy’s Market 93.27

Varsity Bags 180.00

Wally’s 200.00

Wal-Mart 1,601.26

Wal-Mart 1,037.86

Warwick Public School 4,550.20

Workforce Safety &

Insurance 132.60

Xerox Corp 715.54

Xerox Corp 1,102.60

SUBTOTAL 161,425.22

STUDENT ACTIVITIES

Smith, Rick $341.25

Lohnes, Rena 200.00

I-Design 330.00

Smith, Rick 404.70

Smith, Rick 500.00

SUBTOTAL 1,775.95

TOTAL 163,201.17

ACCOUNTS PAYABLE

FOR JUNE 2006

Payroll $323,973.87

Social Security 39,299.26

Medicare 9,191.22

Federal Withholding 27,774.52

State Withholding 4,034.00

NDTFFR 29,854.70

BCBS ND 24,845.90

Aflac 131.06

Tate Topa Tribal 162.75

FTPSD #30 957.45

NDPERS 3,420.34

NCT 530.26

ND State Disburse 340.02

Western State 480.00

Spirit Lake Tribe 1,527.32

Spirit Lake Housing 200.00

Thrivent Lutheran 450.00

IRS 645.00

TOTAL 467,817.67

Mr. Yankton moved to approve the personnel report as is. Mr.

Dauphinais seconded. The motion carried.

The superintendent’s report was presented. FYI subjects: construction update, teacher negotiations, school board retreat and sign-on bonus.

Dr. Longie moved to approve a sign-on bonus for Mr. Laducer and Dr.

Trottier. Mr. Dauphinais seconded. The motion carried.

Mr. Robertson and Mr. Cavanaugh were sworn in as new board members.

Mr. Cavanaugh nominated Mr. Dauphinais as board president. Dr. Longie nominated Mr. Robertson as board president. Mr. Yankton moved to cease nominations. Mr. Dauphinais seconded. With all in favor, the motion carried. Roll call vote was taken for president. Mr. Yankton, Mr. Robertson, Mr. Dauphinais and Mr. Cavanaugh voted for Mr.

Dauphinais. Dr. Longie voted for Mr. Robertson. Mr. Dauphinais is the new board president.

Mr. Cavanaugh nominated Mr. Yankton for vice president. Dr. Longie moved to cease nominations. Mr. Dauphinais seconded. With all in favor, the motion carried. Roll call vote was taken. All board members voted for Mr. Yankton. Mr. Yankton is the new board vice president.

Dr. Longie moved to have Mr. Dauphinais on the signature cards. Mr.

Yankton seconded. With all in favor, the motion carried.

Mr. Yankton moved to have the board president, Mr. Dauphinais, meet with the elementary board president, Mr. Paul Yankton, regarding joint superintendency. Mr. Cavanaugh seconded. With all in favor, the motion carried.

Dr. Longie exited the meeting at 5:39 p.m.

Mr. Yankton moved to table the negotiations, curriculum, and policies & procedures committees. Mr. Cavanaugh seconded. With four in favor and one absent, the motion carried.

Mr. Yankton moved to keep all the depositories as is. Mr. Robertson seconded. With four in favor and one absent, the motion carried.

The Board will discuss the budget meeting at the board retreat.

Mr. Yankton moved that the Fort Totten School District No. 30 approve the authorization of the superintendent, Dr. Wayne Trottier Jr., as the authorized representative for the following federal programs:

Consolidated School Wide (Title I, Title II Part A, Title II Part D, Title IV Part A, Title V Part A), 21st Century Grant, Even Start Grant, Carl Perkins, Title VII, IDEA/Special Education Programs, Impact Aid, and any other federal program or funding that comes available during the year. Mr. Cavanaugh seconded. With four in favor and one absent, the motion carried.

Mr. Cavanaugh moved to keep the board meeting on the first Wednesday of the month, but begin at 4:00 p.m. instead of 4:30 p.m. Mr. Yankton seconded. With four in favor and one absent, the motion carried.

Mr. Yankton moved to approve the annual dues of NSBA, NAFIS, NDSBA, NCA and NDHSAA. Mr. Cavanaugh seconded. With four in favor and one absent, the motion carried.

Discussion was held regarding the cost between neighboring newspapers. Mr. Yankton moved to table the selection of an official newspaper until the board retreat. Mr. Robertson seconded. With four in favor and one absent, the motion carried.

Mr. Yankton moved to approve out-of-state travel for Dr. Trottier, Mrs. Anderson and all board members to attend the NAFIS Fall Conference in Washington, DC on September 16-20, 2006. Mr. Cavanaugh seconded. With four in favor and one absent, the motion carried.

Mr. Yankton moved to adjourn. Mr. Cavanaugh seconded. With four in favor and one absent, the motion carried. The meeting adjourned at 6:02 p.m.

Stephanie Anderson

Clerk

Derrick Dauphinais

Board President


MINUTES OF RETREAT MEETING

FORT TOTTEN SCHOOL DISTRICT

July 20-21, 2006

A regular meeting of the board of Fort Totten School District No. 30 was held July 20-21, 2006 in the Sonata II Conference Room at the Ramada Plaza & Suites in Fargo, ND. The meeting began at 9 a.m. on July 20, 2006. Present were Derrick Dauphinais, Erich Longie and Galen Robertson. Others present were Stephanie Anderson, Wayne Trottier Jr., John Laducer, Rick Smith, Jan Greene, Elaine Guy, George Longie, Jeff Olson and Eilene Carlson.

Mr. Dauphinais, the board president, called the meeting to order at 9:35 a.m.

Roll call of board members was taken. Mr. Robertson, Dr. Longie and Mr. Dauphinais were present. Mr. Yankton and Mr. Cavanaugh were absent.

The athletic director, Mr. Smith, gave an update of the upcoming year in sports. Discussion was held on girls’ basketball coach.

Mrs. Greene gave a presentation on the previous year’s performance of the 21st Century Program. The board gave ideas to Mrs. Greene on how to increase attendance for after school tutoring. Discussion was held regarding having after school tutors in the recreational centers.

Mrs. Greene invited board members to attend the advisory committee meetings to give suggestions.

The budget meeting date was set for August 9, 2006 at 4 p.m. at Spirit Lake Casino. Packets will be delivered Monday, August 7, 2006.

Dr. Longie moved to stay with the Benson County Farmers Press as the official school newspaper. Mr. Robertson seconded. With three in favor and two absent, the motion carried.

Discussion was held on pay advances. Mr. Robertson moved that based on legal opinion from the school board’s legal council, the board cannot approve advance salary payments to staff, therefore the request is denied. Dr. Longie seconded. With three in favor and two absent, the motion carried.

The meeting was recessed at 12:11 p.m. and the board reconvened at 1:30 p.m.

Mr. Longie, the transportation director, reported to the board regarding routes and chain of command for the upcoming school year.

Mrs. Guy, the family involvement coordinator, visited with the board about the past school year. She wanted clarification of her job description. The board suggested she take the job descriptions she received and combine them.

Discussion was held on the technology plan for 2006-2009 and the requirement of the e-rate application. Dr. Longie moved to approve the Four Winds Community School 2006-2009 Technology Plan. Mr.

Robertson seconded. With three in favor and two absent, the motion carried.

Mr. Dauphinais and Mr. Robertson will be on the negotiations committee with Raymond Cavanaugh as the alternate.

The Bismarck Tribal Summit will be on the agenda for the next monthly meeting.

The board recessed at 3:55 p.m.

The board reconvened at 9:15 a.m. on July 21, 2006.

Mr. Olson, the alternative program director, gave a report to the board on the past school year.

The meeting was recessed at 9:58 a.m. and the board reconvened at 10:08 a.m.

School counselor Mrs. Carlson gave an adequate yearly progress presentation and comparisons of the last couple of years.

The meeting was recessed at 11:10 a.m. and the board reconvened at 11:25 a.m.

The board decided to table the organizational chart and policies/procedures until the next meeting on Friday, July 28, 2006 at 10 a.m.

Dr. Longie moved to adjourn. Mr. Robertson seconded. With three in favor and two absent, the motion carried. The meeting adjourned at 12 noon.

Stephanie Anderson

Clerk

Derrick Dauphinais

Board President


MINUTES OF SPECIAL MEETING

FORT TOTTEN SCHOOL DISTRICT

July 28, 2006

A special retreat meeting of the board of Fort Totten School District No. 30 was held July 28, 2006 at 10 a.m. in the Continental Meeting Room at the Spirit Lake Resort. Present were Derrick Dauphinais, Erich Longie, Galen Robertson and Raymond Cavanaugh. Doug Yankton was absent. Others present were Stephanie Anderson, Wayne Trottier Jr., John Laducer and Patricia Walking Eagle.

Mr. Dauphinais, the board president, called the meeting to order at 10:45 a.m.

Roll call of the board members showed Robertson, Longie, Dauphinais, and Cavanaugh present and Yankton absent.

The board decided to leave the August regular meeting as scheduled.

The meeting will be August 2, 2006 at 4 p.m. in the Four Winds Community School library.

Discussion was held on revising the current organizational chart.

Administration will bring the changes to the next monthly meeting.

Dr. Longie moved to eliminate the federal programs director position as it will be reorganized into the schoolwide coordinator position.

The current federal programs director will be offered the schoolwide coordinator position. Mr. Robertson seconded. With four in favor and one absent, the motion carried.

Discussion was held on the daycare and the high school library.

Dr. Longie exited the meeting at 12:30 p.m.

Discussion was held on updating the Policies and Procedures Manual.

It was decided to add the following items: alcohol and drug abuse policy, employee assistance program, educational leave, outside employment, overtime and compensatory time, professional development policy, request for release from contract, sexual harassment, harassment, employee dress policy and work-related injury claims. Mr.

Cavanaugh moved to accept the first draft of changes to the Policies and Procedures Manual for 2006-2007. Mr. Robertson seconded. With three in favor and two absent, the motion carried.

The meeting was recessed at 1:25 p.m. and the board reconvened at 2:05 p.m.

Further discussion was held on the Policies and Procedures Manual.

Mr. Robertson moved to adjourn. Mr. Cavanaugh seconded. With three in favor and two absent, the motion carried. The meeting adjourned at 4 p.m.

Stephanie Anderson

Clerk

Derrick Dauphinais

Board President


MINUTES OF REGULAR MEETING

WARWICK SCHOOL BOARD

July 18, 2006

The Warwick School Board met Tuesday evening, July 18, 2006 in the school library. Present were McKelvey, Eflman, Gravdahl and Christofferson. Thiele was absent. Others present were Mr. Guthrie, Mr. Jacobson, Mr. Riedinger, Dennis Barton, Cory Christofferson, Deb Bertsch, Michelle Christofferson and Steve and Lorraine Michels.

The meeting was called to order at 7:33 p.m by President McKelvey.

Additions to the agenda were the Warwick Centennial update and roof bids.

Christofferson moved and Gravdahl seconded a motion to approve the agenda. Motion carried.

Gravdahl moved and Elfman seconded a motion to approve the minutes as presented. Motion carried.

Dennis Barton met with the board about the buses for next year. The contract was discussed but tabled until the August meeting.

Lorraine Michels presented her resignation as high school math teacher and thanked everyone at Warwick for many good years. Gravdahl moved to accept her resignation with regret and that she not be penalized. Elfman seconded. Motion carried.

Cory Christofferson met with the board about his concerns on bullying. Mr. Guthrie said he will discuss these problems and attendance with the LIEB committee.

Christofferson moved and Elfman seconded a motion to pay the following bills. Motion carried. Bills approved are as follows:

Nic’s Cards $224.00 Postmaster 4.95

Postmaster 12.09

Warwick City 330.00

American Indian Art

Magazine 20.00

Ameripride 178.03

Benson Co. Farmers Press 100.65

Central Business Systems 1,195.00

Cole Papers 4,153.50

Dacotah Paper Company 500.00

Devils Lake Public Schools 500.00

Discovery Education 900.00

Ebsco Subscription Services 924.94

Ecolab 60.00

Klemetsrud’s Plumbing 210.00

MCI 59.58

Menards 194.52

NAFIS 1,241.00

ND Council of Educational

Leaders 640.00

NDHSAA 250.00

NDSBA 200.00

ODIN 71.50

Otter Tail Power Company 11.15

Software Unlimited 2,130.00

Steins 103.97

Strong’s Lock & Safe 11.81

United Laboratories 191.15

Wal-Mart Community BRC 1,609.59

Business manager’s report: Carol presented the end of the year financial report. Elfman moved and Christofferson seconded a motion to approve the annual report as presented. Motion carried.

Superintendent’s report: Mr. Guthrie reported that he is looking forward to having a good year and to increase attendance.

Elementary principal’s report: Mr. Jacobson reported that summer school went extremely well and is looking forward to a good year.

High school principal’s report: Mr. Riedinger also reported that summer school went well and is busy getting the schedule ready for the coming year.

Unfinished business: Mr. Guthrie reported that the windows in two of the elementary classrooms need to be replaced and the roof by the kindergarten room needs repairs. Elfman moved to give Mr. Guthrie the authority to get the best bid for the carpenters and for the roof.

Christofferson seconded. Motion carried.

Principal salaries were discussed. Elfman moved and Christofferson seconded a motion to give Mr. Jacobson a $2,000 raise and Mr.

Riedinger a $1,500 raise. Roll call vote: Christofferson – yes, Gravdahl – yes, Elfman – yes, McKelvey – yes. Motion carried.

Non-certified salaries were discussed but tabled until the August 1 meeting.

Gravdahl gave an update on the Warwick Centennial. Mr. Guthrie said the school could be used for any activities.

New business: Kay Gravdahl was sworn in as a board member for a three-year term.

The meeting was turned over to Mr. Guthrie.

Mr. Guthrie asked for nominations for president. Elfman nominated McKelvey. Christofferson nominated Thiele. Gravdahl moved that nominations cease. Elfman seconded. Larry Thiele was elected president.

Mr. Guthrie asked for nominations for vice president. McKelvey nominated Elfman. Christofferson nominated McKelvey. Gravdahl moved nominations cease. Christofferson seconded. McKelvey was elected vice president.

The meeting was turned over to Vice President McKelvey.

Elfman moved and Christofferson seconded a motion to leave the school board members’ compensation at $50 per meeting, plus mileage. Roll call vote: Gravdahl – yes, Christofferson – yes, Elfman – yes, McKelvey – yes.

Christofferson moved and Gravdahl seconded a motion to have board meetings the second Tuesday of each month but the time maybe earlier in the winter. Motion carried.

Elfman moved and Gravdahl seconded a motion to accept the Pledge of Securities from Western State Bank and designate it as the official depository for the Warwick Public School. Roll call vote: Gravdahl – yes, Christofferson – yes, Elfman – yes, McKelvey – yes.

Christofferson moved and Gravdahl seconded a motion to designate Mr.

Charles Guthrie as the authorized representative for all consolidated applications, title programs and all other local, state and federal programs. Roll call vote: Gravdahl – yes, Christofferson – yes, Elfman – yes, McKelvey – yes.

Gravdahl moved and Elfman seconded a motion to approve the teacher contract for Kelly Morrison, 7th and 8th grades; Janis Schmidt, art; and all teacher contracts that have been signed and returned. Motion carried.

Gravdahl moved and Elfman seconded a motion to approve the Title I Consolidated Application for 2006-2007. Roll call vote: Gravdahl – yes, Christofferson – yes, Elfman – yes, McKelvey – yes.

First Reading of proposed school policies was tabled until a special meeting on August 1.

Meeting adjourned.

Carol Walford

Business Manager

Johnnie McKelvey

Vice President


MINUTES OF SPECIAL MEETING

WARWICK SCHOOL BOARD

August 1, 2006

The Warwick School Board met Tuesday evening, August 1, 2006 in the school library. Present were Elfman, Thiele, Gravdahl, Christofferson and McKelvey. Others present were Mr. Jacobson, Mr. Riedinger, Mr.

Guthrie and Michelle Christofferson.

The meeting was called to order at 7:40 p.m. by President Thiele.

Gravdahl moved and Christofferson seconded a motion to approve the agenda.

The math position was discussed. Elfman moved and Gravdahl seconded a motion to utilize the Division of Independent Study if no math teacher is found. Motion carried.

Mr. Guthrie recommended to the board that a home school liasion be hired to help with improving attendance and be a liaison between school, family and community. He recommended that this be a Native American.

Monica Christofferson will be the high school receptionist for a 10-month term and the home school liaison will be a 9-month position.

Christofferson moved and Gravdahl seconded a motion to accept the job descriptions and to advertise for the home school liaison position.

Roll call vote: Gravdahl – yes, Christofferson – yes, Elfman – yes, McKelvey – yes, Thiele – yes.

School policies AA-DAE were presented. Elfman moved and McKelvey seconded a motion to approve all policies except AAB, AACA, DABBA and DADE, which were tabled until the next meeting. Roll call vote:

Gravdahl – no, Christofferson – no, Elfman – yes, McKelvey – yes, Thiele – yes. Motion carried.

Meeting adjourned.

Carol Walford

Business Manager

Larry Thiele

President


MINUTES OF ANNUAL MEETING

MINNEWAUKAN SCHOOL BOARD

July 20, 2006

The annual meeting of the Minnewaukan Board of Education was called to order by Chairman David Ambers on July 20, 2006 at 4:30 p.m. Also present were Terry Yri, Randy Thompson, Laura Every, Supt. Myron Jury, Ron Carlson, Jean Callahan and Dianne Mikkelson. Corey Erickson was absent.

Addition to the agenda – activity fees.

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

Thompson made a motion to approve the minutes of the June 19, 2006 meeting as written. Yri seconded the motion. Motion carried.

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

GENERAL FUND

Advanced Business

Methods $497.50

Alltel 107.19

Benson Co Farmers Press 56.74

Mike Callahan 300.00

Capital One 1,426.93

City of Minnewaukan 717.22

G & R Controls 6,812.00

Lavae Haaland 250.00

Hal Leonard Corp 195.00

Holiday Inn Express 510.00

Job Service ND 398.78

Lake Lumber, Inc 1,071.08

Dianne Mikkelson 167.25

Miller’s Pub & Grub 90.00

NAPA Auto Parts 1,187.99

NAFIS 624.00

News Bowl USA 279.00

NDASBM 35.00

NDCEL 1,750.00

NDIIA 500.00

NDSBA 1,837.10

ND Telephone Co 311.28

ND Surplus Property 48.50

Odin 60.50

Otter Tail Power Co 897.59

Quality Welding & Steel Sales 81.36

Travis Risovi 210.00

Software Unlimited, Inc 2,985.00

Surplus Property 48.50

Tyler Staloch 240.00

Staloch Insurance 418.00

State Fire & Tornado Fund 2,108.53

TOTAL 26,173.54

SPECIAL FUND

Kelly Inn-Fargo $175.00

NDHSAA 200.00

The Cottage 75.00

TOTAL 450.00

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

Discussion was held on the lighting and energy proposal.

Thompson made a motion to approve the tuition waivers for Andrew Tofsrud and Megan Sattler. Every seconded the motion. Motion carried.

Every made a motion to approve the Wellness Policy. Thompson seconded the motion. Motion carried.

Every made a motion to adjourn the meeting. Thompson seconded the motion. Motion carried. The meeting adjourned at 5:20 p.m.

REORGANIZATION MEETING

The meeting was reconvened by the business manager by asking for nominations for board chairman. Every nominated David Ambers as board chairman. Yri seconded the motion. Every moved the nominations cease and a unanimous vote was cast for Ambers. Thompson seconded the motion. The motion carried with all members present voting yes.

Erickson was absent.

Thompson nominated Laura Every as vice chairman of the board. Yri seconded the motion. Thompson moved the nominations cease and a unanimous vote was cast for Every. The motion carried with all members present voting yes. Erickson was absent.

The following positions were appointed as follows: business manager, Dianne Mikkelson; school wide Title I programs director, Myron Jury; Title II – Part A, Ron Carlson; Title II – Part D, Mike Callahan; Title III, Ron Carlson; Title IV – Part A, Mike Callahan; Title V, Jean Callahan; 504, Ron Carlson; teacher quality training and recruiting, Myron Jury; enhancing ed through technology, Mike Callahan; English language acquisition, Jean Callahan; innovative programming, Ron Carlson; official newspaper, Benson County Farmers Press; and bank of deposit and pledge of securities, Bremer Bank.

Yri made a motion to approve the preliminary budget. Every seconded the motion. Roll call vote was taken with all members present voting yes. Motion carried. Erickson was absent.

Discussion was held on the state funding plan meeting in Devils Lake in August.

Every made a motion to hire Ron Carlson at the recommended salary of the board. Thompson seconded the motion. Motion carried.

A janitor has been hired.

Every made a motion to approve the Title I application. Yri seconded the motion. Roll call vote was taken with all members present voting yes. Motion carried. Erickson was absent.

Every made a motion to remove the activity fee for sports and music.

Thompson seconded the motion. Roll call vote was taken with all members present voting yes. Motion carried. Erickson was absent.

The principals gave their reports. Registration will be August 10 and 11, 2006 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Every made a motion to accept the resignation of Kristy Hewitt.

Thompson seconded the motion. Roll call vote was taken with all members present voting yes. Motion carried. Erickson was absent.

The next meeting will be August 17, 2006 at 6:30 p.m.

Thompson made a motion to adjourn the meeting. Yri seconded the motion. Motion carried. The meeting adjourned at 6:30 p.m.

Dianne Mikkelson

Business Manager

David Ambers

Chairman


(Publish Sept. 13, 2006)

NOTICE TO CREDITORS

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

In the Matter of the Estate of Clarence J. Longie a/k/a Clarence Longie, Jr., 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 Catherine A. Longie, personal representative of the estate at 7858 Matohim Road, St. Michael, North Dakota 58370 or filed with the court.

Dated this 1st day of August, 2006.

-s-Catherine A. Longie

Catherine A. Longie

Personal Representative

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 23rd day of August, 2006.

(Publish Aug. 23, 30 & Sept. 6, 2006)


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