10/17/2007 – Public Notices


 

IN DISTRICT COURT

BENSON COUNTY

STATE OF NORTH DAKOTA

Leslie Kuk, )

Plaintiff)

vs) SUMMONS

George Wakanwayakapi;)

Hapistewiu; Tawasuwaste;)

Waziamani, JB Streeter,)

Incorporated; The First )

National Bank of Devils )

Lake; Joseph M. Kelly; )

JB Streeter; Elk Valley )

Bank of Larimore; PL )

Arms; Hilda C. Behan; )

Farmers and Merchants)

State Bank of Lakota; CW)

Conroy; Caske or Joseph)

Spagemani; Mrs. FA )

Southam; Devils Lake )

State Bank; Antony )

Azure; Maude Bauer; )

Bank of North Dakota; )

State Treasurer of North)

Dakota; Agricultural )

Credit Corporation of )

Minneapolis; County of )

Benson, ND; The Federal)

Land Bank; Land Bank )

Commissioner; Federal )

Farm Mortgage Corpor- )

ation; Frank Bauer; Ron-)

ald Bauer a/k/a/ Ronald)

C. Bauer; Ethel Church )

Bauer a/k/a Ethel C. )

Bauer; Logan Bauer; ) Civil No.

Elena Mitchell; Donald ) 03-07-C-

Mitchell; and all persons) 00149

unknown claiming any )

estate or interest in, or )

lien or encumbrance upon)

the property described in)

the Complaint, )

Defendants.)

THE STATE OF NORTH DAKOTA TO THE ABOVE NAMED DEFENDANTS:

You are hereby summoned to answer the Complaint in the above entitled action, which Complaint will be filed in the office of the Clerk of this court, and to serve a copy of your answers upon the subscriber within 20 days after the service of this Summons upon you, exclusive of the day of service; and in case of your failure to appear or answer, judgment will be taken against you by default for the relief demanded in the Complaint.

NOTICE OF NO PERSONAL CLAIM

You, and each of you, are hereby given notice that the relief sought in this action is wholly or partly in excluding the above named

defendant(s) from any interest or lien upon the following described real estate, and no personal claim is made against any of the said defendant(s). Further, notice is hereby given that the object of this action is to determine the adverse claims of the Defendant(s) and to quiet title relating to and involving the following described real estate in the County of Benson and State of North Dakota, to-wit:

TOWNSHIP 152, RANGE 64:

Section 11: NE1/4NW1/4; NW1/4NE1/4 and SE1/4NE1/4 Dated this 27th day of September, 2007.

PETERSON LAW OFFICES, PC

By /s/ Travis S. Peterson

Travis S. Peterson, ND Bar No. 05621

A Member of the Firm

523 Central Avenue, PO Box 231

New Rockford, ND 58356

(701) 947-2442

Attorneys for Plaintiffs

(Publish Oct. 10, 17 & 24, 2007)


NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

Notice is hereby given that Workforce Safety and Insurance will conduct a public hearing on November 20, 2007 at the Board Room, Century Center, 1600 E. Century Ave., Bismarck, North Dakota, at 1:15 p.m., at which time and place all persons will be heard regarding the proposed change from the current St. Anthony’s Relative Values for Physicians to Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Resource Based Relative Value System (RBRVS); proposed annual updates to fee schedules; proposed medical fee schedule payment parameters; and additions to the current prescription drug formulary.

The public hearing will be teleconferenced to the conference room of WSI’s Fargo Office located at

2601 12th Ave. SW, Fargo, North Dakota.

Attendance is available at either location. These proposed changes are on file and may be reviewed or copied on any working day between 8:00 a.m.

and 5:00 p.m., at Workforce Safety and Insurance, Century Center, Suite 1, in Bismarck. A copy may be requested by telephoning (701) 328-3800 or writing to:

Workforce Safety & Insurance

Attention: Tom Solberg

1600 E. Century Ave.

Bismarck, North Dakota 58506-5585

(701) 328-5961

Written data, views or arguments concerning the proposed changes or adoptions may be sent to the attention of Tom Solberg at Workforce Safety & Insurance, 1600 E. Century Ave., Bismarck, North Dakota 58506-5585. The closing date for receipt and consideration of all written or oral submissions is the close of business, November 28, 2007.

If you plan to attend the public hearing and will need special facilities or assistance relating to a disability, please contact Workforce Safety and Insurance at the above telephone number or address at least five days prior to the public hearing.

Dated this 4th day of October, 2007.


MINUTES OF REGULAR MEETING

OBERON SCHOOL BOARD

September 10, 2007

A regular meeting of the Oberon School Board was

held September 10, 2007. Present were Paula

Deckert, Karen Peterson, Greg Thomas, Principal

Kenneth Ploium, Assistant Principal Damian

Kennedy and Business Manager Renae Kennedy.

Absent were Yvonne Thumb and Patricia Anderson.

Also present was guest Linda Smith.

Linda Smith inquired about buying land from the

school. The board decided not to sell at this

time because of the closeness to students on the playground.

A motion was made, seconded and carried to

approve the minutes of the August 13 meeting as read.

A motion was made, seconded and carried to accept

the bills as presented. Bills approved are as follows:

Otter Tail Power Co. $94.25

Postmaster 45.22

Follett Educational Services 1,124.21

Harcourt Achieve 951.47

Zaner-Bloser 345.97

Pearson Education 656.38

Damian Kennedy 65.56

Harcourt Assessment 200.73

Daryl’s Refrigeration 617.00

ND Telephone Co. 521.47

Toshbia Financial Services 76.61

Jemstone, Inc. 532.37

ND Education Assn. 221.50

Scholastics Testing Services 56.91

McGraw-Hill 296.42

Boiler Inspection Program 20.00

Fort Totten Historical Site

Foundation 24.00

Kenneth Ploium 1,324.00

Darrell’s Electric, Inc. 5,465.12

Times For Kids 223.50

Houghton Mifflin 91.53

Benson Co. Farmers Press 65.92

Hartley’s School Buses 39.04

Hammonds & Stephens 27.96

Betty Rushfeldt 204.36

Benson Co Superintendent

of Schools 200.00

Harcourt 53.26

Dell 179.98

Farmers Union Oil Co 683.62

Foster County Medical

Center 106.00

A motion was made, seconded and carried to accept

the 2006-2007 Financial Report and the 2007-2008 District Budget.

NDSBA Proposed Constitution Revisions were reviewed and will be in the office.

The board decided not to subscribe to the Policy Services.

Paula Deckert may be interested in the NDSBA Convention on October 26 and 27.

A motion was made, seconded, and carried to

accept the Certificate of Compliance.

Discussion was held on REAP grant funds,

enrollment, basketball seasons, bus inspection,

Fort Totten Historical Field Day for the 5th

through 7th grades and activities on the calendar.

A motion was made, seconded and carried to accept

the basketball coach’s salary.

Renae Kennedy presented the monthly financial report.

A motion was made, seconded and carried to let

Renae Kennedy go to the E-Rate Training Devils Lake.

The next board meeting will be October 8 at 5:30 p.m.

A motion was made, seconded and carried to adjourn the meeting.

Renae Kennedy

Business Manager


STATE OF NORTH DAKOTA

COUNTY OF BENSON

IN DISTRICT COURT

NORTHEAST JUDICIAL DISTRICT

Citizens Community )

Credit Union, )

Plaintiff,) CIVIL NO.

vs. ) 03-07-C-00125

Kevin Alexander, )

Jeri Alexander, )

and Benson County ) NOTICE OF

Social Services ) EXECUTION

Board through the ) SALE

North Dakota )

Department of )

Human Services, )

Defendants. )

Notice is hereby given that by virtue of a

Judgment and Decree in foreclosure rendered and

given by the District Court in and for the County

of Benson, North Dakota, Northeast Judicial

District, entered and docketed in the office of

the Clerk of said Court on the 28th day of

August, 2007, in an action wherein Kevin

Alexander, Jeri Alexander, and Benson County

Social Services Board through the North Dakota

Department of Human Services were the defendants,

in which decree it was adjudged that there was

due and owing to the plaintiff upon said mortgage

indebtedness, the sum of Twenty-three Thousand

Eight Hundred Sixty-three Dollars and 81/100

($23,863.81) plus interest from August 24, 2007;

by virtue of a writ of Special Execution to me

issued out of the office of the Clerk of said

Court, I will sell said property described in

said Judgment and hereinafter described to the

highest bidder for cash at public auction, at the

front door of the Courthouse in the City of

Minnewaukan, Benson County, North Dakota, on the

30th day of October, 2007 at 10:00 a.m., and on

that day, to set aside the amount due to

plaintiff with accrued costs as of the date of

sale, or so much thereafter as the proceeds of

said sale applicable thereto will satisfy.

The premises to be sold as aforesaid are located

in the County of Benson, State of North Dakota, described as follows:

All of Lot Twelve (12) and the North Half (N1/2)

of Lot Eleven (11), in Block One (1), of

Gronback’s Addition to the City of Leeds, Benson County.

Southeast Quarter (SE1/4), South Half Northeast

Quarter (S1/2NE1/4) , Section Eight (8); and

South Half Northwest Quarter (S1/2NW1/4), Section

Nine (9), Township One Hundred Fifty Six (156),

Range Sixty Seven (67), Benson County, North Dakota.

All that part of the Northwest Quarter (NW1/4),

Section Thirty Two (32), Township One Hundred

Fifty Six (156), Range Sixty Eight (68), lying

north of the railroad right-of-way except:

Lot 1 of NW1/4NW1/4, 32-156-68, according to the

plat thereof of record in the office of the

Register of Deeds of Benson County, North Dakota

in Book "B" of Plats at page 86 and described as

follows: Beginning at a point 33 feet east of the

NW corner of said Section 32, thence south 1114

feet, thence east 300 feet, thence south 140

feet, thence west 300 feet, thence north 140

feet, containing 0.9 acres, more or less.

Lot 2 of NW1/4NW1/4, 32-156-68, according to the

plat thereof of record in the said office in Book

"B" of Plats at page 86 and described as follows:

Beginning at a point 33 feet east of the NW

corner of said Section 32, thence south 1114

feet, to the north line of the above described

Lot 1, thence east 300 feet, thence north 1114

feet, thence west 300 feet to the point of

beginning, and containing 7.85 acres, more or less.

Lot 3 of NW1/4NW1/4, 32-156-68 according to the

plat thereof of record in said office in Book "B"

of Plats at page 2 and described as follows:

Beginning at the SW corner of the NW1/4NW1/4,

32-156-68, thence north along the section line 66

feet, thence east at right angles a distance of

333 feet to the point of beginning, thence east

310.2 feet, thence north 140 feet, thence west

310.2 feet, thence south 140 feet to the point of

beginning and containing 1 acre, more or less.

Block 1 of Nords Addition to Leeds, North Dakota,

according to the plat thereof of record in said

office in Book "A" of Plats at page 9 and

described as follows: Beginning at the SW corner

of NWI/4, 32-156-68, thence east on the quarter

line 399 feet, thence north 1386 feet, thence

west 399 feet to section line between Sections 31

and 32, thence south on said section line 1386 feet to place of beginning.

A parcel of land located in the NW1/4, 32-156-68

Benson County. More particularly described as

follows: Beginning at the NW1/4 of said Section

32; thence N 90?00’00"E along the North Line a

distance of 333.00 feet to the NE corner of Lot

2; thence S 0?00’00" along the East Line of Lot 2

a distance of 927.20 feet to the true point of

beginning, thence N 88?18’10" E a distance of

891.08 feet; thence S 0?15’46" W a distance of

540.26 feet, thence N 89?41’52" W a distance of

822.22 feet; thence N 0?00’00" a distance of

183.23 feet to a point on the South Line of Lot

3; thence N 90?00’00" E along the. South Line of

Lot 3 a distance of 244.20 feet; thence N

0?00’00" along the East Line of Lot 3 a distance

of 140.00 feet; thence N 90?00’00" W along the

North Line of Lot 3 a distance of 310.20 feet;

thence N 0?00’00" along the East Line of Lot 2 a

distance of 186.30 feet to the point of

beginning. Said parcel contains 9.44 acres, more or less.

Dated this 24th of September, 2007.

BENSON COUNTY SHERIFF

BY: /s/ Steven J. Rohrer

Steven J. Rohrer

Sheriff of Benson County,

North Dakota

Gregory W. Tschider, Jr.

Attorney at Law

PO Box 668

Bismarck, ND 58502-0668

(701) 258-2400


NOTICE OF SALE

United States of America v. ROBERT G. ANDERSON,

a/k/a ROBERT ANDERSON or BOB ANDERSON; CARREN L.

ANDERSON, a/k/a CARREN ANDERSON; BENSON COUNTY

CO-OP CREDIT UNION; STATE OF NORTH DAKOTA, ACTING

THROUGH THE OFFICE OF THE STATE TAX COMMISSIONER;

and HOSPITAL SERVICES, Civil No. 2:04-cv-121.

Notice is hereby given that by virtue of a

Judgment and Decree of Foreclosure Sale entered

and given in the United States District Court for

the District of North Dakota, on August 7, 2007,

in favor of the United State of America, as

plaintiff, and against ROBERT G. ANDERSON, a/k/a

ROBERT ANDERSON or BOB ANDERSON; CARREN L.

ANDERSON, a/k/a CARREN ANDERSON; BENSON COUNTY

CO-OP CREDIT UNION; STATE OF NORTH DAKOTA, ACTING

THROUGH THE OFFICE OF THE STATE TAX COMMISSIONER;

and HOSPITAL SERVICES, as defendants, it has been

adjudged that there is due and owing to the

plaintiff by the defendants, ROBERT G. ANDERSON,

a/k/a ROBERT ANDERSON or BOB ANDERSON; CARREN L.

ANDERSON, a/k/a CARREN ANDERSON, principal in the

sum of $56,387.74, and interest to the date of

December 8, 2006 of $509.80, with interest

accruing thereafter until the date of judgment at

the rate of 5 percent per annum, and an amount of

$11,200 attributable to positive appreciation

pursuant to the term of the Shared Appreciation

Agreement dated April 6, 1993; and principal in

the sum of $30,449.96, and interest to the date

of December 11, 2006 of $12,579.41, with interest

accruing thereafter until the date of judgment at

the daily rate of 7.0911; for protective advances

due and payable under the term of the loan

documents disbursed to pay filing fees, real

estate taxes and abstracting, principal in the

sum of $8,501.90, and interest to December 11,

2006 in the sum of $1,530.85 with interest

accruing thereafter until the date of judgment at

the daily rate of $1.9662; together with the

costs and disbursements of this action in the

amount of $784.75, making a total of $121,944.41,

with interest accruing after entry of judgment at

the legal rate. And, having received a copy of

said Judgment, duly certified by the Clerk of

said Court, directing the United States Marshal

to sell the mortgaged property described in the

Judgment at public auction to the highest and

best bidder for cash, all the right, title and

interest of said defendants in the property

described in the aforementioned Judgment as

follows subject to all outstanding liens and

mortgages, assignments on record, known and

unknown. The purchaser of said property may be

liable for outstanding mortgages, liens and assignments.

That the plaintiff has a first, second, third,

fourth, fifth, sixth, seventh and eighth

paramount and subsisting liens upon the following

described real estate, which will be sold by the United States Marshal:

Benson County, North Dakota:

A tract described as the Southwest Quarter

(SW1/4) and the West Half of the Southeast

Quarter (W1/2SE1/4) of Section Twenty-one (21),

Township One Hundred and Fifty-three (153) North,

Range Sixty-seven (67) West of the Fifth Principal Meridian;

and

A tract described as the Southeast Quarter

(SE1/4) of Section Thirty (30), Township One

Hundred and Fifty-three (153) North, Range

Sixty-seven (67) West of the Fifth Principal Meridian.

That the sale will be held on the 14th day of

November, 2007 at the front door of the Benson

County Courthouse, Minnewaukan, North Dakota at 11:00 a.m.

Any individual who is interested in obtaining the

estimated market value of the above-described

property and/or the amount that will be bid by

Farm Service Agency at the sale should contact

that office at (701) 893-2225. Personal checks

will not be accepted. Payments must be in the

form of a cashier’s check or money order

available within two hours after the sale. In the

event in United States is compelled to reschedule

the sale because the highest bidder cannot pay

the bid price in the manner and time required,

said bidder will be liable for the costs of resale.

Dated at Fargo, North Dakota on this 5th day of October, 2007.

David Carpenter

United States Marshal for

the District of North Dakota

(Publish Oct. 10, 17, 24 & 31, 2007)


MINUTES OF REGULAR MEETING

MINNEWAUKAN SCHOOL BOARD

September 18, 2007

A regular meeting of the Minnewaukan Board of

Education was called to order on Sept. 18, 2007

by Chairman David Ambers. Also present were Corey

Erickson, Randy Thompson, Terry Yri, Supt. Myron

Jury, Ron Carlson, Jean Callahan and Dianne Mikkelson. Laura Every was absent.

Addition to the agenda: Lake Region Tobacco Coalition.

Yri made a motion to approve the agenda. Erickson seconded. The motion carried.

Discussion was held on the NDHSAA change in by-laws.

Erickson made a motion to approve the minutes of

the Aug. 23, 2007 meeting. Thompson seconded. The motion carried.

Thompson made a motion to approve the bills for

payment. Yri seconded. The motion carried.

GENERAL FUND

ACDA $75.00

Advanced Business

Methods 518.76

Alltel 69.60

Altru Clinic Lake Region 33.54

AVI Systems 8,135.94

Benson Co Farmers Press 492.82

Blick Art Materials 12.74

BCBS of ND 7,332.30

Jean Callahan 75.00

Capital One 2,001.94

Carolina Biological Supply 58.51

Classroom Direct 235.00

Devils Lake Chrysler

Center, Inc 274.55

Devils Lake Journal 300.15

Devils Lake Public Schools 62.50

Devils Lake Public Schools 1,843.20

Devils Lake Public School –

NESC 4,598.50

Eldridge Plays & Musicals 44.65

Bonnie Erickson 172.16

Farm Plan 70.70

Farmers Union Oil Co 1,991.09

Follett Educational Services 50.60

HE Everson Co 8.54

Harcourt Achieve 92.95

Hasse Plumbing & Heating 1,237.40

Lyndee Heser 45.99

JS Vending & Wholesale 357.05

Greg Johnston 215.00

Kaplan Companies, Inc 286.23

Lake Area Career & Tech

Center 75.00

Lake Region State College 5,585.00

Lake Lumber 83.91

LaMotte’s Paint & Glass

Supply 107.08

Lannie Simonson Building

Co., Inc 342.75

Mac’s, Inc 522.37

MarketPlace Ford 63.65

McQuoid’s Grocery 1,196.37

MSU – Division of Music 20.00

NAFIS Conference 450.00

NAPA Auto Parts 3,450.91

NDIAAA 165.00

ND Lead Center 615.00

ND Safety Council 30.00

NDSU 746.88

ND Telephone Co 472.55

Office Depot 1,394.89

Odin 73.70

Oriental Trading 39.75

Otter Tail Power Co 1,229.51

Pheasantland Industries 199.29

Pizza Ranch 201.52

Plank Road Publishing Co 357.37

Popplers Music, Inc 445.90

Postmaster 199.20

Postmaster 115.75

Mart Price 9,424.00

Pugsley’s Sandwiches, Inc 25.20

Ramada-Grand Forks 110.00

Region IV Music & Speech 75.00

Reliable Office Supplies 56.84

Travis Risovi 215.50

School Specialty 244.88

Service Reproductions Co 946.67

Al Staloch 400.00

Staloch Insurance 187.00

Stein’s, Inc 1,462.19

Strong’s Lock & Safe 63.62

Success For All Foundation 3,209.00

Teacher’s Direct 50.76

The Mailbox 29.95

Becky Thomas 250.00

Thomson Learning 453.12

Wal-Mart 209.21

Shelly Weed 400.00

Weekly Reader Publishing 276.75

Zaner-Bloser Educational

Publishers 975.80

TOTAL 67,941.25

SPECIAL FUND

ACDA $85.00

Alumni Association 812.36

Capital One 68.28

Gerrells & Co, Inc 167.53

JS Vending & Wholesale 290.75

Lifetouch 145.00

Lifetouch Publishing Co 465.75

McQuoid’s Grocery 65.49

McQuoid’s Grocery 137.09

Pepsi Company 502.40

Pizza Corner Frozen Pizza 190.00

The Cottage 66.00

US Foodservice 107.80

TOTAL 3,103.45

HOT LUNCH

Chandra Anderson $55.13

Best Western Doublewood

Inn-Fargo 55.00

Dacotah Paper Co 127.30

JS Vending & Wholesale 189.00

McQuoid’s Grocery 259.44

Meadow Sweet Dairy 667.73

Stein’s, Inc 175.29

US Foodservice 5,108.32

Whoesale Supply Co, Inc 886.21

TOTAL 7,523.42

Erickson made a motion to approve the final

budget. Thompson seconded. Upon roll call vote,

all members present voted yes. The motion carried. Every was absent.

Thompson made a motion to approve the financial

reports. Yri seconded. The motion carried.

Discussion was held on the parking lot at the

Kinder Center, new gym mats, enrollment numbers,

the state convention and the co-op meeting.

Yri made a motion to sign the Memorandum of

Understanding with the Lake Region District

Health Unit. Thompson seconded. The motion carried.

The principals gave their reports.

The next board meeting will be Oct. 9, 2007 at 6:30 p.m.

Thompson made a motion to adjourn the meeting.

Yri seconded. The motion carried. The meeting adjourned at 8 p.m.

Dianne Mikkelson

Business Manager

David Ambers

Chairman

(Publish Oct. 17, 2007)


NOTICE OF SPECIAL ELECTION

SOUTHERN PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 8

Notice is hereby given that on Tuesday, the 30th

day of October, 2007, a special election will be

held for the purpose of determining the question

of "shall the Southern Public School District No.

8 form a new district on July 1, 2008, to be

known as the North Star Public School District

No. 10, in accordance with the reorganization

proposal drawn pursuant to North Dakota Century

Code Chapter 15.1-12-09 and approved by the

Towner County Reorganization Committee and the

North Dakota State Board of Public Education?"

The polls open at 11 a.m. and will close at 7

p.m. of that day. Polls will be located in the Cando School gym lobby.

Wayne Lingen

Towner County

Superintendent of Schools

(Publish October 10 and 17, 2007)


IN THE DISTRICT COURT

OF BENSON COUNTY

STATE OF NORTH DAKOTA

Dean Petska, Public )

Administrator of Benson)

County, North Dakota )

Plaintiff,)

vs) SUMMONS

John O. Fossum, his )

spouse or any heirs; )

Valborg Sosalla; James)

McGarvey; the heirs of )

Arlyce L. Brown; and all)

other persons, known or)Civil Case

unknown claiming any )

estate or interest in, or )

lien or encumbrance upon)

the property described in)

the Complaint, )

Defendants.)

THE STATE OF NORTH DAKOTA TO THE ABOVE-NAMED DEFENDANTS:

You, and each of you, are hereby summoned and

required to appear and defend against the

complaint in this action, which is or will be

filed with the clerk of the above-named court by

serving upon the undersigned an answer or other

proper response within twenty (20) days after

this summons has been served upon you, exclusive

of the day of service. If you fail to do so,

judgment by default will he taken against you for

the relief demanded in the complaint.

NOTICE OF NO PERSONAL CLAIM

You, and each of you, are hereby given notice

that the relief sought in this action is wholly

or partly in excluding the above-named Defendants

from any interest in or lien upon the following

described real estate, and no personal claim is

made against any of the said Defendants. The

aforementioned real estate is described as follow, to-wit:

Lots 9 and 10, Block 3 of Nord’s Addition to

Leeds, Benson County, North Dakota, according to

the Plat filed October 17, 1899, in Book "A" of Plats, Page 9.

SPECIAL NOTICE TO HEIRS OF ARLYCE L. BROWN:

Any heir of Arlyce L. Brown is to contact the

undersigned no later than thirty-five (35) days

from the first publication of this summons in

order to receive their share of the proceeds from

the sale of the above-described property. Failure

to contact the undersigned within that time shall

result in any heir of the estate of Arlyce L.

Brown forfeiting that heir’s share from the sale of the above property.

Dated this 3rd day of October, 2007.

J. Thomas Traynor, Jr.

(ND ID#O3694)

TRAYNOR LAW FIRM, PC

509 – 5th St. N.E., Suite 1

P.O. Box 838

Devils Lake, ND 58301-0838

Telephone: (701) 662-4077

Email : [email protected]

Attorneys for the Plaintiff

(Publish October 10, 17 and 24, 2007)


 MINUTES OF REGULAR MEETING

MINNEWAUKAN CITY COUNCIL

October 9, 2007

A regular meeting of the Minnewaukan City Council

was held October 9, 2007 at 5:30 p.m. at the

Minnewaukan Senior Citizens Community Center.

Present were Mayor Curtis Yri and council members

Mark Motis, Rita Staloch, Steve Huffman and

Claudette Carlson. Also present were City Auditor

Laura Weed, city maintenance man Verdeen

Backstrom, librarian Cathy Burkhardsmeier, Mark Zillmer and Mark Lithun.

A motion was made by Motis to approve the current

agenda. Huffman seconded. The motion carried unanimously.

A motion was made by Staloch, seconded by Motis,

to approve the minutes of September 11, 2007. The motion carried unanimously.

A motion was made by Staloch to approve a

six-year contract with Double M Sanitation,

pending contract approval by the city attorney.

Motis seconded. The motion carried unanimously.

A motion was made by Motis to close out the Seal

Coat Fund and transfer all proceeds to the

General Fund. Staloch seconded. The motion carried unanimously.

A motion was made by Motis to assess tree removal

expenses on the owners’ property taxes. Huffman

seconded. The motion carried unanimously.

A motion was made by Huffman to pay all bills.

Motis seconded. The motion carried unanimously.

FSA/BANK BUILDING

Ameripride $61.69

Huffman, S. 793.24

McQuoids’ Grocery 10.35

Otter Tail Power Co. 471.64

GARBAGE FUND

Waste Management $3,018.75

GENERAL FUND

Benson County Sheriff $300.00

Benson Co. Farmers Press 231.24

Houim Tree Service 550.00

McQuoids’ Grocery 12.40

ND Telephone Co. 107.42

One Call 2.48

Otter Tail Power Co. 207.28

Traynor Law Firm 100.00

Payroll 1,214.64

LIBRARY FUND

Creative Impressions $198.00

Payroll 621.41

STREET FUND

Benson Co. Highway Dept. 97.02

McQuoids’ Grocery 202.20

NAPA 59.97

Otter Tail Power Co. 586.94

Payroll 134.88

WATER FUND

Alltel $56.12

Hawkins Chemical 269.75

LTP Enterprises 858.50

McQuoids’ Grocery 24.28

ND Dept. of Health 16.00

ND Telephone Co. 83.23

Northern Plains Electric 322.89

Otter Tail Power Co. 114.62

Payroll 2,287.74

There being no further business, the meeting adjourned.

Laura J. Weed

City Auditor

Curtis A. Yri

Mayor


MINUTES OF REGULAR MEETING

ESMOND CITY COUNCIL

October 1, 2007

A regular meeting of the Esmond City Council was

held October 1, 2007 at 7 p.m. at the Esmond City

Hall. Present were Mayor Estagen Zimmerman,

council members DeLores Solway, Sylvester

Hoffner, Ellen Truax and Lance Alexander and City Auditor Misti Arnold.

A motion was made by Lance Alexander, seconded by

DeLores Solway, to approve the minutes of the

regular meeting of September 5, 2007. The motion carried unanimously.

A motion was made by Ellen Truax, seconded by

Sylvester Hoffner, to pay all approved bills. The

motion carried unanimously. Bills approved are as follows:

Terry Schwab $392.58

Misti Arnold 554.10

Sylvester Hoffner 138.53

Waste Management 1,306.76

ND Telephone Co. 54.60

Otter Tail Power Co. 392.52

Donald Vetsch 850.00

Benson Co. Highway Dept. 291.06

Benson Co. Farmers Press 125.29

Misti Arnold 7.22

City Auditor Misti Arnold presented the council

members with the final city budget for 2008.

Council members reviewed and approved the final

budget. Lance Alexander made a motion to approve

the final budget, seconded by Ellen Truax. The

motion carried unanimously. The final budget will

be posted at the Esmond Post Office and The

Ramsey National Bank-Esmond for public viewing or

those interested can contact the city auditor at

701-249-3441 to receive a copy.

A discussion was held to change the regular city

meetings from the first Monday to the first

Wednesday of each month. The time will remain at

7 p.m. DeLores Solway made a motion to change the

meetings from the first Monday to the first

Wednesday, seconded by Sylvester Hoffner. The motion carried unanimously.

The next regular meeting will be held Wednesday, November 7, 2007 at 7 p.m.

A motion was made by DeLores Solway, seconded by

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

Misti Arnold

City Auditor

 


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