10/4/2006 – Public Notices


MINUTES OF REGULAR MEETING

OBERON SCHOOL BOARD

August 10, 2006

A regular meeting of the Oberon School Board was held on August 10, 2006. Present were Yvonne Thumb, Paula Deckert, Patricia Anderson, Greg Thomas, Karen Peterson, incoming principal Charles Anderson and Business Manager Linda Winning. Also present was guest Coreen Johnson.

After discussion of employment terms, Mrs. Johnson indicated she was resigning. A motion was made by Patricia Anderson, seconded by Karen Peterson, and carried unanimously, to accept Coreen Johnson’s resignation.

A motion was made, seconded and unanimously carried to approve the minutes of the July 14 meeting as read.

A motion was made, seconded and unanimously carried to accept the bills as presented.

ND Retirement 2,429.64

Damian Kennedy 1,000.00

Postmaster 20.40

DPI 65.00

Linda Winning 239.50

City of Oberon 153.51

Harcourt 140.68

BlueCross BlueShield 3,153.90

DPI 10.00

ND Telephone Co 86.51

US Treasury 2,161.31

ND State Tax Commissioner 7,692.84

Cheryll Ellingson 150.00

ND School Board Assn 784.18

US Foodservice 140.59

ITD 34.95

NDHSAA 75.00

Discussion was held on Oberon’s method of calculating teacher retirement. The item was tabled.

The principal’s report included updates on water quality, bus driver position and route, school calendar, North Dakota Small Organized Schools Registration, Wellness Policy and enrollment. St. Michael will now be included in the bus route.

A motion was made, seconded, and unanimously carried to accept Martin Little Jr. as a bus driver, pending passage of the drug testing.

A motion was made, seconded, and unanimously carried to approve the Wellness Policy.

Upon review it was approved to pay the business manager the same each month, rather than reducing her pay in the summer months.

Discussion was held on leasing a copier to replace the existing machine. A motion was made, seconded, and unanimously carried, to enter into a three-year lease agreement with Office Systems in Minot.

Discussion was held on paying Minnewaukan School half of the tuition owing for 2005-06, if they agree to it.

A motion was made, seconded, and unanimously carried to approve the annual Transportation Report.

A motion to adjourn was made, seconded and unanimously carried.

Linda Winning

Business Manager


MINUTES OF REGULAR MEETING

LEEDS SCHOOL BOARD

August 10, 2006

A regular meeting of the Leeds Board of Education was held Aug. 10,

2006 at 8:00 p.m. Present were Young, Larson, Bracken, Supt. Braaten, Principals Gullickson and Braaten and Business Manager Kathy Benson.

Randy Silliman and Mark Swanson were absent. Visitors were Emil Schoenfish, CPA and Jeff Manley, athletic director.

Additions to agenda: 5. c) 2005/06 commodities report and 5. d) Report on football numbers.

The minutes of the annual meeting of July 19, 2006 were approved as written.

Emil Schoenfish presented the auditor’s reports for 2005/2006.

The board reviewed the commodities report of donated food for 2005/2006.

Mr. Manley reported on the number of students participating in football practice so far and reviewed revised numbers for the next two seasons.

The board reviewed the budget for 2006/2007 and the Certificate of Levy.

It was moved, seconded and carried to approve the 2006/2007 General Fund Budget with total revenues of $1,561,790 and expenditures of $1,645,950.

It was moved, seconded and carried to approve the 2006 Certificate of Levy, General Fund District Property taxes of $735,000, Technology Levy of 5 mills, Special Reserve Levy of 3 mills and Building Fund Levy of 5 mills.

The board read a letter from the Leeds Alumni Association Reunion Committee which expressed appreciation for the help with the July all-school reunion and thanking Gary Rolle for his hard work and assistance.

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

Benson Co Farmers Press $128.56

Braaten, Joel 195.00

Chad’s Amoco, Inc 114.60

Clute Office Equip 399.00

Dacotah Paper 110.40

Dakota Web Composers 60.00

Darrell’s Electric 2,725.73

Ecolab Pest Elim 91.50

Farmers Union Oil Co 208.88

Fiskars Brands 38.00

Harlow’s Bus Sales 2,301.26

Heisler, Maxine 6.39

Hoiberg’s 250.00

ITD 139.94

Johnson Clinic 91.00

Johnson’s Plumbing Service 7.25

Larson Implement 2.32

Manley, Jeff 250.00

McGraw-Hill 11,039.14

Menards 7.96

Minot Daily News 150.75

Mitchell, Lana 51.89

ND Telephone Co 242.54

OfficeMax 106.26

Paulson Supply 245.25

Pierce Co Tribune 17.28

Playtime Playground

Equipment 215.00

Praxair Dist 15.90

Schoenfish, Emil R, CPA 2,140.00

Scholastic Testing Service, Inc 54.94

School Specialty 138.36

Simplex Time Recorder Co 609.50

Stein’s 63.75

Supreme School Supply Co 331.96

Teacher Created Resources 33.48

Top Seat Supply, LTD 563.86

Tracy’s Market 89.42

Trend Enterprises 14.49

Workforce Safety &

Insurance 3,101.16

World Book School &

Library 467.25

Young’s 48.54

Mr. Gullickson presented the high school principal’s report:

registration was held on Tuesday, Aug. 8, there are four college credit courses offered this year, and four students have enrolled in Spanish.

Mrs. Braaten presented the elementary principal’s report: current enrollment for elementary is 76 students, kindergarten visitation will be Friday, Aug. 18, and she presented amendments to the Elementary Handbook for Students & Parents. It was moved, seconded and carried to approve the changes to the Elementary Handbook for Students & Parents as presented.

It was moved, seconded and carried to approve the Annual Certificate of Compliance.

It was moved, seconded and carried to authorize the Business Manager to destroy old records in accordance with ND Century Code 21-06-05 and 21-06-06.

It was moved, seconded and carried to accept and approve the additions to the Teachers’ Handbook as presented.

It was moved, seconded and carried to approve the additions to the Auxiliary Staff Handbook as presented.

It was moved, seconded and carried to approve continuing with the IRS section 125 Flexible Benefits Plan through Discovery Benefits, Inc.

It was moved, seconded and carried to approve hiring Jewel Anderson as Head Cook.

It was moved, seconded and carried to approve hiring Dawn Geisen as a part-time para-professional.

Mr. Braaten presented the superintendent’s report: VB coaching, VB uniforms, Homeland Security funds available, new lighting for cameras and the parking lot and report on the recent Governor’s Committee on Education Funding.

The next meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2006 at 8 p.m.

The meeting adjourned.

Kathryn Benson

Business Manager

Linda Young

President


MINUTES OF SPECIAL MEETING

MINNEWAUKAN CITY COUNCIL

September 19, 2006

A special meeting of the Minnewaukan City Council was held September 19, 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, city maintenance man Verdeen Backstrom and librarian Cathy Burkhardsmeier.

A motion was made by Motis to hold a second reading amending the ordinance for Chapter 4, Fire Protection and Prevention. Carlson seconded. The motion carried unanimously. This change is in reference to fireworks.

Chapter 4

Fire Protection and Prevention

Penalty – Violations of Fire Protection and Prevention Chapter: Any person who shall violate any provisions of this chapter or fail to comply therewith or who shall violate or fail to comply with any order made thereunder or who shall build in violation of any detailed statement of specifications or plans submitted and approved thereunder or any certificate or permit issued thereunder and from which no appeal has been taken or who shall fail to comply with such an order as affirmed or modified by the governing body or by a court of competent jurisdiction, within the time fixed herein, shall severally for each and every such violation and noncompliance respectively, be punishable by a fine of not more than one thousand dollars ($1,000.00) or by imprisonment for not to exceed thirty (30) days or by both such fine and imprisonment. The imposition of one penalty for any violation shall not excuse the violation or permit it to continue; and all such persons shall be required to correct or remedy such violations or defects within a reasonable time; and when not otherwise specified, each ten days that prohibited conditions are maintained shall constitute a separate offense.

The application of the above penalty shall not be held to prevent the enforced removal of prohibited conditions.

A motion was made by Motis to hold a second reading of Chapter 18, City Sales, Gross Receipts and Use Tax. Huffman seconded. The motion carried unanimously.

Chapter 18

Sales Tax Ordinance

Penalty: Any person, firm, corporation or association violating any of the terms, articles or provisions of this chapter, for which a specific penalty is not prescribed, shall upon conviction thereof, be punished by a fine not to exceed five hundred dollars ($500.00), or by imprisonment not to exceed thirty (30) days, or by both such fine and imprisonment in the discretion of the court. The court shall have the power to suspend such sentence and to revoke the suspension thereof. The court may, in addition thereto, revoke the permit of such violator, or terminate or revoke all powers, rights and privileges given by any license granted under the terms of this chapter. Each day or part thereof that a person shall be in violation of the provisions of this chapter shall be considered a separate violation thereof.

A motion was made by Huffman to hold a second reading of Chapter 20, Recreational Vehicle Parks and Sites. Carlson seconded. The motion carried unanimously.

Chapter 20

Recreational Vehicle Parks and Sites

Penalty: Any person, firm, corporation or association violating any of the terms, articles or provisions of this chapter, for which a specific penalty is not prescribed, shall upon conviction thereof, be punished by a fine not to exceed five hundred dollars ($500.00), or by imprisonment not to exceed thirty (30) days, or by both such fine and imprisonment in the discretion of the court. The court shall have the power to suspend such sentence and to revoke the suspension thereof. The court may, in addition thereto, revoke the permit of such violator, or terminate or revoke all powers, rights and privileges given by any license granted under the terms of this chapter. Each day or part thereof that a person shall be in violation of the provisions of this chapter shall be considered a separate violation thereof.

A motion was made by Carlson to hold a second reading of Chapter 19, Mobile Home Ordinance. Huffman seconded. The motion carried unanimously.

Chapter 19

Mobile Home Ordinance

Penalty: Any person, firm, corporation or association violating any of the terms, articles or provisions of this chapter, for which a specific penalty is not prescribed, shall upon conviction thereof, be punished by a fine not to exceed five hundred dollars ($500.00), or by imprisonment not to exceed thirty (30) days, or by both such fine and imprisonment in the discretion of the court. The court shall have the power to suspend such sentence and to revoke the suspension thereof. The court may, in addition thereto, revoke the permit of such violator, or terminate or revoke all powers, rights and privileges given by any license granted under the terms of this chapter. Each day or part thereof that a person shall be in violation of the provisions of this chapter shall be considered a separate violation thereof.

A motion was made by Carlson to accept the 2007 Budget. Employee raises will be handled in accordance with employee reviews. Huffman seconded. The motion carried unanimously.

A motion was made by Motis to purchase a 1995 C-10 from Cyndy Lund for $3,500. Huffman seconded. The motion carried unanimously.

A motion was made by Motis to rescind a previous motion accepting a bid from Lake Region Asphalt in the amount of $38,456.59. Huffman seconded. The motion carried unanimously.

A motion was made by Carlson to accept a bid from Lake Region Asphalt for street repairs in the amount of $16,339.16. Motis seconded. The motion carried unanimously.

A motion was made by Huffman to approve the League of Cities training session for Staloch and Motis that will be held in Minot September 21-23. Carlson seconded. The motion carried unanimously.

A motion was made by Motis to approve a handicapped parking area that will be located on the east side of Trinity Church. There will be no cost to the city. Huffman seconded. The motion carried unanimously.

There being no further business, the meeting adjourned.

Laura J. Weed

City Auditor

Curtis A. Yri

Mayor


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