11/1/2006 – Public Notices
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF BENSON COUNTY, STATE OF NORTH DAKOTA.
In the Matter of the Estate of Harold M. Waller, 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 Janet L. Randle, personal representative of the estate at PO Box 103, Leeds, ND 58346, or filed with the Clerk of Court of Benson County, Minnewaukan, ND 58351.
Dated this 23rd day of October, 2006.
-s-Janet L. Randle
Janet L. Randle
John W. Frith (ID#02947)
FRITH & STEFFAN
609 4th Avenue NE
PO Box 1045
Devils Lake, ND 58301-1045
Attorneys for: Personal
First publication on the 1st day of November, 2006.
(Publish Nov. 1, 8 & 15, 2006)
The North Central Planning Council will conduct a public hearing on November 13, 2006 at 11 a.m. in the Meeting Room at the Memorial Building in Devils Lake, ND, to receive input on housing and non-housing community development needs for the
2007 Action Plan. The CDBG Distribution Statement for the region will also be discussed.
The Action Plan for the year 2007 serves as the state’s grant application for the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), HOME and Emergency Shelter Grants (ESG) programs. The Action Plan contains the program descriptions that describe how these programs will be delivered in the year 2007.
The public is encouraged to attend the public hearing to learn about the Region’s Program Distribution Statement and to provide input on needs throughout the region. At a later date, the public will be invited to obtain a copy of the draft Plan and to provide written comments. For more information contact Richard Anderson, North Central Planning Council, PO Box 651, Devils Lake, ND 58301.
MINUTES OF MEETING
WARWICK SCHOOL BOARD
August 22, 2006
The Warwick School Board met Tuesday evening, August 22, 2006 in the School Library. Present were Beth Neuman, Deb Bertsch, Mr. Guthrie, Mr.
Riedinger, Mr. Jacobson, Joan Black and Aaron Green.
Roll call to establish a quorum was held. Present were Thiele, McKelvey, Elfman and Christofferson. Gravdahl was absent.
Additions to the agenda were: 1. Open enrollment forms and 2. Non-Tuition agreement. Elfman moved and Christofferson seconded a motion to approve the agenda. Motion carried.
Christofferson moved and McKelvey seconded a motion to approve the minutes as presented. Motion carried.
Comments from the public were invited.
Joan Black and Aaron Green, representatives of the LIEB were present. Joan Black voiced her concerns about the boys’ basketball program and basketball coach. Mr. Guthrie informed her that if anyone has complaints they can call the school and be placed on the agenda at the next meeting or maybe set up a meeting with the JOM Board, administrators and coaches to discuss the problems. The math position was also discussed.
The business manager’s report was presented.
McKelvey moved and Christofferson seconded a motion to pay the following bills. Motion carried. Bills approved are:
Devils Lake Greenhouse 8.75
Janna Jensen 207.00
Kelly Lund 207.00
Beth Neuman 207.00
Amy Olson 207.00
Jodi Wellman 207.00
Shirley Tiokasin 28.81
Michelle Christofferson 105.00
Warwick City 1.00
Justin Klein 188.97
Sam’s Club 96.63
Office Max 499.78
Bob Kelly 100.00
Justin Klein 131.25
Gene Riedinger 136.88
Shelly Armstrong 22.50
Benson Co. Farmers Press 208.01
Central Business Systems 795.35
Cole Papers 796.35
Creative Impressions 28.00
Dacotah Paper Company 16.01
Devils Lake Daily Journal 85.00
Devils Lake Glass & Paint 140.17
Devils Lake Public Schools 50.00
Great America Leasing
Greenberg Roofing 2,365.00
Harcourt Brace & Company 1,076.75
Hoiberg’s Office Supply 12.50
Janna Jensen 15.00
Lakeview Dairy 24.34
Lighting Plastics of MN, Inc. 174.10
Kelly Lund 110.00
Mack Plumbing 2,677.76
McVille Hardware & Lumber 342.74
Beth Neuman 291.42
North Dakota Telephone Co. 423.46
Otter Tail Power Company 17.97
Quill Corporation 257.08
R & R Computers 39.96
Rediker Software 2,250.00
Renaissance Learning, Inc. 1,051.17
Sam’s Club 126.50
School Specialty Inc. 3,151.51
School Specialty Inc. 133.17
Steam Brothers 670.49
Stein’s Inc. 287.48
Supreme School Supply 49.96
Teacher Created Materials 24.45
Teacher Direct 218.64
Warwick City 330.00
Warwick Oil 17.45
Superintendent’s report: Mr. Guthrie presented his job description. Christofferson moved and McKelvey seconded a motion to change the line that said "the superintendent will hire support staff" to "the board will hire support staff with recommendation from the superintendent." Motion carried.
High School Principal’s report: Mr. Riedinger reported on the class schedule and the inservice, which was held on August 21.
Elementary Principal’s report: Mr. Jacobson reported on the respect program and how parents will soon be able to access their students’ grades and attendance online.
Unfinished business: The Barton Bus Contract was discussed and the board gave Mr. Guthrie permission to negotiate with Mr. Barton.
Non-certified salaries were discussed and Mr.
Guthrie presented the board with a salary schedule. The board is to look over the schedule and Mr. Guthrie and Carol will figure out where everyone is at and how much it will cost to approve the proposed schedule.
New business: Elfman moved and McKelvey seconded a motion to approve the Annual Certificate of Compliance. Motion carried.
The Industrial Arts Program was discussed. Mr.
Guthrie reported that the school does not have a teacher at this time but would like to get estimates to remodel the old gym so this program can be offered by next year. The board agreed to get the estimates.
McKelvey moved and Elfman seconded a motion to approve the job descriptions for certified and non-certified staff that Mr. Guthrie presented. Motion carried.
Elfman moved and Christofferson seconded a motion to approve the School Policies AA-DAE. Motion carried.
Elfman moved and Christofferson seconded a motion to approve the amended philosophy policy that was presented. Motion carried.
Elfman moved and Christofferson seconded a motion to approve the amended goals and objectives policy that was presented. Motion carried.
Christofferson moved and McKelvey seconded a motion to approve the amended Sexual Harassment Policy that was presented. Motion carried.
Christofferson moved and Elfman seconded a motion to hold off on the policy for drug and alcohol testing of all employees. Motion carried.
McKelvey moved and Christofferson seconded a motion to approve the amended tobacco use and consequences in school as presented. Motion carried.
Elfman moved and Christofferson seconded a motion to amend DADE to DADE-R. Motion carried.
Christofferson moved and Elfman seconded a motion to approve the amended personnel records as presented. Motion carried.
Christofferson moved and McKelvey seconded a motion to amend patron complaint BIBA as presented. Motion carried.
Elfman moved and McKelvey seconded a motion to approve the first reading of Policies DADD, DAGC to FHC. Motion carried.
Elfman moved and Christofferson seconded a motion to approve the first reading of the staff and student handbooks. Motion carried.
McKelvey moved and Christofferson seconded a motion to approve the open enrollment forms for three students to attend school in New Rockford. Motion carried.
Elfman moved and McKelvey seconded a motion to approve a non-tuition agreement for a student to attend school at Dakota Prairie. Motion carried.
Elfman moved and Christofferson seconded a motion to hire Marsha Hotain as a Title I paraprofessional. Roll call vote: Christofferson – yes, Elfman – yes, McKelvey – yes, Thiele – yes. Motion carried.
Mr. Guthrie read a letter from Kay Gravdahl thanking everyone for the use of the school for the Warwick Centennial.
The next meeting will be September 19 at 7:30 p.m.
MINUTES OF MEETING
WARWICK SCHOOL BOARD
September 19, 2006
The Warwick School Board met Tuesday evening, September 19, 2006 in the School Library. Present were McKelvey, Elfman, Christofferson, Gravdahl and Thiele. Others present were Mr. Jacobson, Mr.
Guthrie, Mr. Riedinger, Deb Bertsch, Sandra Barber, Corene Dunbar, Bernadette Brown and Shirley Tiokasin.
An addition to the agenda under unfinished business was the bus contract. Gravdahl moved and Christofferson seconded a motion to approve the agenda as presented. Motion carried.
McKelvey moved and Elfman seconded a motion to approve the minutes as presented. Motion carried.
Christofferson moved and McKelvey seconded a motion to pay the following bills. Motion carried. Bills approved were:
Central Business Systems $8.81
Dakota Horizons Youth
Farmers Union Oil 192.78
Linda Ferguson 100.00
Hasse Plumbing 45.00
State Fire & Tornado Fund 4,304.68
Department of Public
Benson Co. Farmers Press 217.17
Debra Bertsch 78.40
Boiler Inspection Program 20.00
Boulden Publishing 43.85
BW Seven Seas Inn 100.00
CCV Software 122.80
Classroom Direct 266.99
Cole Papers 1,863.42
Connecting Point 265.34
Devils Lake Daily Journal 15.00
Division of Independent
Farmers Union Oil 50.00
Fidlar Doubleday Inc. 104.97
Ford Insurance 677.00
Grand Forks Herald 99.48
Grand Forks Public School 82.26
Haan Crafts 431.46
Harcourt Brace & Company 17.33
Highsmith Co., Inc. 537.30
Hoiberg’s Office Supply 64.30
John R. Green Company 328.61
Lisa Jorde 42.00
Lake Area Vo-Tech Center 4,000.00
Lake Region Special Ed 58,270.15
Leevers County Market 137.64
Mack Plumbing 191.06
McVille Hardware & Lumber 116.12
My Early Dakota Prairie Life 14.00
Nardini Fire Equipment 2,040.25
Network Center 9,665.14
North Dakota Telephone Co. 553.72
Amy Olson 100.00
Otter Tail Power Co. 6.65
Pearson Education 1,737.33
Premier School Agendas,
Really Good Stuff 278.66
Rediker Software Inc. 77.94
Scholastic Inc. 77.94
School Specialty Inc. 1,599.05
Strong’s Lock & Safe 323.50
Success for All Foundation 1,789.00
Supreme School Supply 55.11
Teacher’s Discovery 133.93
Teacher’s Media Company 156.58
The Forum 105.75
The Library Store 37.45
The Master Teacher 49.05
The McGraw-Hill Co. 179.98
Shirley Tiokasin 47.96
Towner County Medical
Townsend Press Book
Transcript Publishing 97.80
U.S. Toy Co./Construction
United Laboratories 294.87
University of Oregon 250.00
US Foodservice – GFG
Wally’s Supermarket 53.27
Warwick City 330.00
Wholesale Supply Co. 73.73
Trevor Yetterboe 30.76
Doug Lawrence 22.50
Highsmith Co. 30.05
Sage DeMarce 12.00
Barbara Eversvik 25.62
Monica Christofferson 80.05
Only Deals 131.86
The business manager presented the financial reports.
Superintendent’s report: Mr. Guthrie reported that he is impressed with the beginning of the school year and things are going fine with excellent facility and staff. The Extended Day Program and the 21st Century After School Programs have started and are going well.
Elementary Principal’s report: Mr. Jacobson reported that all the staff has had inservice on the positive behavior program and it is going well. School-wide the expectations should all be the same.
High School Principal’s Report: Mr. Riedinger reported that the Channel One Network is being hooked up in all the high school rooms. Coaching positions were discussed. Christofferson moved and Gravdahl seconded a motion to hire Cory Christofferson for 5th and 6th grade boys and girls and Karol Kapelle as 7th and 8th grade girls. Motion carried. Mr. Guthrie reported that 6th, 7th and 8th grade football, cross-country and girls’ basketball needs to be renegotiated next year with Ft. Totten.
Counselor report: Mrs. Tiokasin reported on the Title I Consolidated Application and the After School Program.
Unfinished business: Mr. Guthrie reported that a committee interviewed five applicants for the Home School Liaison position and it was unanimously recommend to hire Michelle Cavanaugh for the position. Gravdahl moved and Christofferson seconded a motion to hire Michelle Cavanaugh as the Home School Liaison. Roll call
vote: McKelvey – yes, Gravdahl – yes, Elfman – yes, Christofferson – yes, Thiele – yes.
Mr. Guthrie explained the non-certified salary schedule that was presented. Mr. Guthrie is to have the final salaries by the next board meeting.
The bus contract was discussed, but was tabled until the next meeting.
New business: Gravdahl moved and Elfman seconded the second reading of policies DABD and DAGC through FHC as presented. Motion carried.
Policies FC, FDA-E and FDA-E2 were tabled until the next meeting.
Elfman moved and Gravdahl seconded a motion to approve the first reading of the Warwick Public School Dispute Resolution Policy, Warwick Public School Parental Involvement Policy and the Warwick Public School English Language Learner Policy. Motion carried.
Gravdahl moved and McKelvey seconded a motion to approve the Sportsmanship Plan and the School-Parent Compact Agreement. Motion carried.
Mr. Guthrie presented job descriptions 24-40.
McKelvey moved and Elfman seconded a motion to approve the job descriptions. Motion carried.
Christofferson moved and Gravdahl seconded a motion to amend the job descriptions of music teacher to state that there must be two concerts and the coaching contracts to state a bus driving license may be required. Motion carried.
Mr. Guthrie informed the board about the upcoming school board convention. Those interested in attending should contact the office.
The next board meeting will be October 10 at 7:30 p.m.
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