NOTICE TO COMPETITORS OF
HEARING ON APPLICATION
FOR PROPERTY TAX INCENTIVES
Notice is hereby given that the Benson County Commission of Benson County, North Dakota will meet at 9:30 a.m. on December 18, 2007 at the Courthouse in Minnewaukan to consider the application of BTR Farmers Co-op, 6001 60th Ave.
NE, Leeds, ND, for property tax relief on the project which the applicant will use in the operation of an elevator/grain handling business at 6001 60th Ave. NE, Leeds, ND 58346, Section 36-156-68 and Section 1-155-68.
Any competitor of that applicant may appear and be heard by the Benson County Commission at the time and place designated herein. A competitor may provide written comments to the governing body before the scheduled hearing.
This notice is given by the above-named applicant pursuant to the provisions of North Dakota Century Code ?40-57.1-03.
(Publish Nov. 28 and Dec. 5, 2007)
IN DISTRICT COURT
COUNTY OF BENSON
STATE OF NORTH DAKOTA
NORTHEAST JUDICIAL DISTRICT
M&I Bank, )
Anthony Peltier and )
Donald E. Brown, )
THE STATE OF NORTH DAKOTA TO THE ABOVE NAMED DEFENDANTS:
You are hereby summoned and required to appear and defend against the complaint in this action, which is herewith served upon you, by serving upon the undersigned an answer or other proper response within twenty (20) days after the service of this summons upon you, exclusive of the day of service. If you fail to do so, judgment by default will be taken against you for the relief demanded in the complaint.
Dated this 18th day of October, 2007.
VOGEL LAW FIRM
/s/Monte L. Rogneby
Monte L. Rogneby (ID#05029)
200 North 3rd Street, Suite 201
PO Box 2097
Bismarck, ND 58502
ATTORNEYS FOR PLAINTIFF
(Publish Dec. 5, 12 & 19, 2007)
MINUTES OF REGULAR MEETING
WARWICK SCHOOL BOARD
October 16, 2007
A regular meeting of the Warwick School Board was held October 16, 2007 at 5 p.m. in the computer room.
Roll call was held to establish a quorum.
Christofferson, Gravdahl, McKelvey and Thiele were present. Black was absent. Others present were Mr. Guthrie, Mr. Frederickson, Mr. Jacobson, Beth Neuman and Karissa Smith.
A motion was made by Gravdahl, seconded by Christofferson, to approve the agenda. The motion carried.
A motion was made by McKelvey, seconded by Gravdahl, to approve the minutes as presented. The motion carried.
A motion was made by Christofferson, seconded by Gravdahl, to pay the following bills. The motion carried.
Bob Kelly $170.00
Cooperstown Public School 25.00
Benson Co Supt of Schools 200.00
Bob’s Sewing Center 385.25
BW Seven Seas Inn 110.00
Calloway House, Inc 101.90
Cash & Carry Lumber 301.05
Cengage Learning 514.92
Central Business Systems 1,140.43
Childcraft Education 212.70
Jessica Christofferson 8.00
Cole Papers 812.46
Connecting Point 2,805.00
Del Hager Sales 137.53
Devils Lake Daily Journal 26.00
Devils Lake Greenhouse 57.00
Dolphin Capital Corp 310.89
Educational & Community
Farm Plan 118.63
Farmers Union Oil Co 3,966.02
Ford Insurance 420.00
Wendy Gourneau 208.50
Grand International 130.00
Charles Guthrie 284.85
Hangsafe Hooks 52.00
Hewlett-Packard Co 1,547.00
Thomas Hill 30.00
Holiday Inn 110.00
Houghton Mifflin Co 971.74
Steve Jacobson 181.50
JNL, LLC 12.50
Klemetsrud’s Plumbing 7,180.00
Lake Region Special Ed 62,380.12
Mack Plumbing 248.51
Samone Motley 16.00
ND Center for
Distance Education 280.67
NDUC Group Account 16.92
ND Telephone Co 430.24
Amy Olson 208.00
Otter Tail Power Co 7.06
Red River Valley Chapter 691.93
School Specialty, Inc 3,288.57
Cecil Stewart 30.00
Strong’s Lock & Safe 30.00
Jodi Wellman 387.00
Trevor Yetterboe 45.00
Richard Young 35.84
Barton’s Bus Sales 11,446.80
Rugby High School 25.00
Trevor Yetterboe 182.19
Janna Jensen 140.00
Leevers County Market 199.60
NDUC Group Account 16.92
Otter Tail Power Co 41.74
Warwick City 330.00
Workforce Safety &
Christofferson reported that he would like to get the old gym up and running so it could be used for basketball practices and other things. He would like to get the water hooked up and contact someone about getting the furnaces working.
Discussion followed and it was decided to see what it is going to cost before we do any major repairs and get bids before we do anything.
Christofferson also reported that we need to get locks on the storage rooms in the music room.
Superintendent Guthrie reported on the
transportation bill, the school vans and how long we will be able to use them.
High School Principal Frederickson reported on parent-teacher conferences, class schedule and the state testing which starts Monday.
Elementary Principal Jacobson reported on discipline and attendance.
The mill levy was discussed but it was decided to drop the issue until next year.
With a recommendation from the athletic committee it was decided to offer Robert Lawrence the head boys’ coaching job and Dave DeMarce the assistant varsity and junior varsity coaching job.
Christofferson made a motion, Gravdahl seconded, to offer the positions to Mr. Lawrence and Mr.
DeMarce but talk to the coaches to see if they need more help. The motion carried.
McKelvey made a motion, Gravdahl seconded, to offer the grade 7 and 8 girls’ position to Cory Christofferson. The motion carried.
Christofferson made a motion, McKelvey seconded, to accept the funding from the Homeland Security Program in the amount of $14,354.82 to update our surveillance system. The cost to the school district would be $2,354.00 for the installation. The motion carried.
Gravdahl made a motion, Christofferson seconded, to accept the coal bid of $16.60 per ton for coal and $24.00 per ton for hauling from Knell Trucking. The motion carried.
With the increase in student enrollment Mr.
Guthrie has temporarily reassigned Cory Delorme to assist Mr. Frederickson with minor discipline and tardy problems so Mr. Frederickson may spend more time in the classroom for teacher development and improvement. Mr. Guthrie has written a job description for this and labeled it "Dean of Students." A discussion followed.
Christofferson made a motion, Gravdahl seconded, to approve the job description. The motion carried.
Christofferson made a motion, McKelvey seconded, to reassign Cory Delorme to the dean of students position. The motion carried.
Christofferson made a motion, McKelvey seconded, to hire Robert Lawrence as high school paraprofessional to replace Cory Delorme. The motion carried.
Mr. Guthrie revised the personnel records policy.
Gravdahl made a motion, Christofferson seconded, to accept the revised policy. The motion carried.
Mr. Guthrie informed the board that there will be an employee information meeting put on by Bluecross Blueshield November 28 at 3:30 p.m. in the school library.
The next meeting will be November 13, 2007 at 5:00 p.m.
The meeting was adjourned.
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