9/17/2008 – Public Notices


 

FORT TOTTEN SCHOOL BOARD

August 6, 2008

A regular meeting of the board of Fort Totten School District No. 30 was held August 6, 2008 at

12 noon in the conference room at the White Administration Building in Fort Totten. Present were Erich Longie, Marty Greywater and Justin Yankton. Raymond Cavanaugh and Galen Robertson were absent. Others present were Stephanie Anderson, Wayne Trottier Jr., per speaker phone, Charles "Chip" Anderson and Rick Smith.

Dr. Longie, board president, called the meeting to order at 12:15 p.m.

APPROVAL OF AGENDA: Mr. Greywater made a motion, seconded by Mr. Yankton, to approve the agenda with the addition of the 2008-2009 budget. Three in favor. Two absent. The motion carried.

PRINCIPAL’S REPORT: Mr. Anderson informed the board regarding the hiring of new staff. He asked if he could hire a social worker since he had not received any applications for an addiction counselor.

APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES: Mr. Yankton made a motion, seconded by Mr. Greywater, to approve the minutes of July 1, 21, 22 and 28, 2008 as is.

Three in favor. Two absent. The motion carried.

Bills approved for payment are as follows:

ACCOUNTS PAYABLE

AUGUST 2008

Payroll $59,648.40

Social Security 7,396.48

Medicare 1,729.80

Federal W/holding 5,839.25

State W/holding 710.00

ND State Disbursement 100.05

NDPERS 1,419.40

NDTFFR 6,239.51

Spirit Lake Housing 262.00

TOTAL 83,344.89

MONTHLY EXPENDITURES

AUGUST 2008

Alltel $473.66

Anderson, Stephanie 207.61

AVI Systems 852.53

Benson Co. Farmers Press 237.44

Bismarck Public School 9,979.35

BSN Corp. 38.34

Car & Driver 5.00

Carlson, Eilene 211.00

Cash & Carry Lumber 316.88

Central Distributing 30.30

Estenson, Megan 676.04

Food Service of America 79.06

Henry Schein, Inc. 263.32

Hoiberg’s Office Supply 15.16

Houghton Mifflin Co. 3,322.20

Job Service of ND 579.74

Kartemquin Films 33.95

Lake Chevrolet 1,567.80

LBE & Associates 1,505.00

Leeds PSD #6 5,722.20

Montana Dakota Utilities 64.46

NAFIS 1,067.00

National Indian Education

Conf 1,350.00

Native American Training 1,400.00

ND Studies Project 991.74

ND Telephone Co. 970.59

NDASBM 35.00

NDCEL 1,304.00

NDSBA 3,114.86

NSBA 850.00

Parent Institute 637.00

Pearce & Durick 383.88

Pearce & Durick 237.50

Pearson Sales 224.81

Pizza Ranch-DL 58.00

Prairie Truck & Tractor Repair 288.86

Pyramid School Product 677.59

Ramada Inn-GF 118.00

S&S Worldwide 48.94

Saari, Karen 17.00

Scott Electric 28.50

Sleep Inn-Minot 2,327.84

Software Unlimited 2,120.00

Somerville-Dion, Janet 67.57

Spirit Lake Marina 1,530.34

Spirit Lake Marina 99.10

Sports Illustrated 77.84

Subway 117.80

Universal Athletic Services 220.87

UTTC 900.00

Wal-Mart 56.92

Wal-Mart 229.51

Wholesale Supply Co. 47.54

Workforce Safety & Insurance 3,595.66

Xerox Corp. 1,865.87

Xerox Corp. 337.19

SUBTOTAL 53,578.36

STUDENT ACTIVITIES

Comfort Inn-Minot $1,409.88

Creative Impressions 110.36

Gerrells of DL 1,623.38

GL Sports 1,530.93

Joe & Bros Mow For Dough 775.00

JS Vending 248.00

NDHSAA 311.12

Smith, Rick 186.00

Soltis Sports Wear 1,790.89

Soltis Sports Wear 649.72

SUBTOTAL 8,635.28

TOTAL 62,213.64

PERSONNEL REPORT: Mr. Yankton made a motion, seconded by Mr. Greywater, to approve the personnel report with the addition of social worker added to the positions to be advertised.

Three in favor. Two absent. The motion carried.

SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT: Discussion was held on the condition of the school. The board wanted to know if it was going to be cleaned and ready for the students. The board would like Dr. Trottier to visit with Mrs. Renita Delorme to see what the plan was on getting the carpets shampooed in the high school. If the high school was not going to be cleaned, the board wanted to bring some workers in to shampoo the carpets and clean the floors. Since Dr. Trottier was absent, the board asked Mr. Anderson to visit with him.

Mr. Greywater made a motion, seconded by Dr.

Longie, to have a three month permanent plan on dealing with the daycare. Three in favor. Two absent. The motion carried.

Mr. Greywater made a motion, seconded by Mr.

Yankton, to adjourn the meeting. Three in favor.

Two absent. The motion carried.

The meeting adjourned at 1:15 p.m.

Stephanie Anderson

Clerk

Dr. Erich Longie

Board President


MINUTES OF SPECIAL MEETING

FORT TOTTEN SCHOOL BOARD

August, 11, 2008

A special meeting of the board of Fort Totten District No. 30 was held August 11, 2008 at 4:45 p.m. in the conference room at the White Administration Building in Fort Totten. Present were Erich Longie, Marty Greywater and Justin Yankton. Raymond Cavanaugh and Galen Robertson were absent. Others present were Stephanie Anderson, Wayne Trottier Jr., per speaker phone, and Charles "Chip" Anderson.

Dr. Longie, board president, called the meeting to order at 4:50 p.m.

APPROVAL OF 2008-2009 SCHOOL BUDGET: Ms. Anderson presented this year’s budget. She dispersed a handout showing last year’s budget and the actual amount spent. The board and administration discussed the 2008-09 budget. Mr. Greywater made a motion, seconded by Mr. Yankton, to approve the

08-09 school budget. Three in favor. Two absent. The motion carried.

DISCUSSION ON DAYCARE: Dr. Trottier stated that the school had a meeting with Spirit Lake Jobs Training Program Thursday, Aug. 14, 2008 regarding the daycare.

RECOMMENDATIONS FOR HIRE: Discussion was held on the two positions being filled. Mr. Greywater made a motion, seconded by Mr. Yankton, to hire Heather Lawrence as attendance officer and Christopher Dahlen as math instructor. Three in favor. Two absent. The motion carried.

Discussion was held with Mr. Anderson regarding positions that still need to be filled.

Mr. Greywater made a motion, seconded by Mr.

Yankton, to adjourn the meeting. Three in favor.

Two absent. The motion carried.

The meeting adjourned at 5:57 p.m.

Stephanie Anderson

Clerk

Dr. Erich Longie

Board President


MINUTES OF ANNUAL MEETING

MINNEWAUKAN SCHOOL BOARD

July 14, 2008

The annual meeting of the Minnewaukan Board of Education was called to order by Chairman David Ambers. Also present were Terry Yri, Randy Thompson, Laura Every, Supt. Jury, Ron Carlson, Mike Callahan, Jean Callahan and Dianne Mikkelson. Corey Erickson was absent.

Yri made a motion, seconded by Thompson, to approve the agenda. The motion carried.

Thompson made a motion, seconded by Yri, to approve the minutes of the June 10, 2008 meeting. The motion carried.

Yri made a motion, seconded by Thompson, to approve the bills for payment. The motion carried.

GENERAL FUND

Advanced Business Methods $631.00

Allan’s Skidsteer 425.00

Alltel 171.53

Altru Clinic-Lake Region 88.50

Benson Co. Farmers Press 47.36

Capital One Bank 1,453.71

City of Devils Lake 26.00

City of Minnewaukan 579.63

Dakota Auctioneers 300.00

Devils Lake C&F Center 17.15

Devils Lake Public Schools 176.40

Devils Lake Park Board 100.00

Exhaust Pros Inc 72.72

Farmers Union Oil Co 2,252.64

Farm Plan 16.02

GE Money Bank-Amazon 336.29

Jemstone Auto Glass Inc. 144.92

JS Vending & Wholesale 217.88

Knight Publishing 174.57

LaMotte’s Paint & Glass 185.98

Land Surveying Services 360.00

Mac’s Inc. 370.23

McQuoid’s Grocery 1,544.08

Dianne Mikkelson 206.70

NAPA Auto Parts 31.95

NAFIS 863.00

Newsbowl 289.00

NDASBM 35.00

NDCEL 350.00

NDHSAA 270.00

ND School Board Assn. 2,327.05

ND Surplus Property 216.00

ND Telephone Co. 370.77

NWEA 1,196.75

Odin 69.30

Otter Tail Power Co. 1,154.58

Quality Welding & Steel Sales 156.56

Region IV Speech, Drama &

Music 125.00

Software Unlimited 3,190.00

State Fire & Tornado Fund 1,866.41

Stein’s Inc. 6,437.72

The Mailbox 29.95

TOTAL 28,877.35

ACTIVITY FUND

Leeds School 488.87

Gerrells & Co. Inc. 3,264.70

TOTAL 3,753.57

HOT LUNCH

Interstate Brands Corp. 122.15

JS Vending & Wholesale 39.69

McQuoid’s Grocery 74.97

ND Surplus Property 82.00

TOTAL 318.81

Yri made a motion, seconded by Thompson, to approve the financial reports. The motion carried.

Every made a motion, seconded by Thompson, to approve the amended annual report. The motion carried.

Every made a motion, seconded by Thompson, to bid or lease a new bus. The motion carried.

Thompson made a motion, seconded by Yri, to accept the resignation of Janna Benson. Roll call vote was taken with all members present voting yes. The motion carried. Erickson was absent.

Thompson made a motion, seconded by Every, to adjourn the meeting. The meeting adjourned at 5:15 p.m.

At 6:30 p.m. the business manager reconvened the meeting by calling for nominations for president.

Every made a motion, seconded by Thompson, to nominate David Ambers as president. Every made a motion, seconded by Yri, that nominations cease. The motion carried.

Thompson made a motion, seconded by Yri, to nominate Laura Every as vice president. Yri made a motion, seconded by Thompson, that nominations cease. The motion carried.

David Ambers is board president and Laura Every is vice president for the 2008-09 school year.

Every made a motion, seconded by Thompson, to approve the following appointed positions:

Business Manager, Dianne Mikkelson; School-wide Title 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; Bank of Pledge of Securities, Bremer Bank. The motion carried.

Every made a motion, seconded by Yri, to approve the preliminary budget for 2008-09. Roll call vote was taken with all members present voting yes. The motion carried. Erickson was absent.

Yri made a motion, seconded by Thompson, to approve the Title Application for 2008-09. Roll call vote was taken with all members voting yes.

The motion carried. Erickson was absent.

A tuition waiver request to Devils Lake was not approved as per board policy.

Discussion was held on the football field lights and basketball coach.

Every made a motion, seconded by Thompson, to send the volleyball co-op money to balance the budget. The motion carried.

Congratulations to the track teams and music students at state this spring.

The principals gave their reports.

Thompson made a motion, seconded by Yri, to adjourn the meeting. The motion carried.

The meeting adjourned at 7:30 p.m.

Dianne Mikkelson

Business Manager

David Ambers

Chairman


PUBLIC NOTICE

The Superintendent of the Fort Totten Agency, Bureau of Indian Affairs, United States Department of the Interior has made a final agency determination that the United States will acquire the following 3 tracts:

(1) Legal Land Description: Section 34, T. 151 N., R. 63 W., 5th PM Lots 10, 11 and 12 of Block 10, City of Warwick, North Dakota, containing 0.22 acres more or less;

(2) Legal Land Description: T. 152 N., R. 64 W., 5th PM, Benson County, North Dakota, Section 8, the S1/2 of Government Lot 10 EXCEPT 4.69 acres further described as, the West 847.35 feet of the North 215.0 feet thereof and ALSO EXCEPT the West 50.0 feet of the South 451.20 feet lying south of the North 215.0 feet, all in the S1/2 of Lot 10, containing 10.8 acres more or less;

(3) Legal Land Description: Section 27, T. 152 N., R. 67 W., 5th PM, Government Lot 1, containing 1.52 acres more or less; all of which are located within an approved land consolidation area on the Spirit Lake Reservation in the name of the United States for the benefit of the Spirit Lake Sioux Tribe.

Title to the land acquired is being taken in trust for the tribe pursuant to Public Law 97-459, 96 Stat. 2515 (January 12, 1983). The United States shall acquire title no sooner than thirty days after this notice is published.

This notice is published in accordance with Title

25 Code of Federal Regulations section 151.12(b) (1997). Publication: (9/17/2008)


MINUTES OF REGULAR MEETING

OBERON SCHOOL BOARD

August 11, 2008

A regular meeting of the Oberon School Board was held on August 11, 2008. In attendance were Yvonne Thumb, Paula Deckert, Karen Peterson, Greg Thomas, Roger Skadsem, Kenneth Ploium, principal, Damian Kennedy, assistant principal, and Renae Kennedy, business manager.

A motion was made, seconded and carried to approve the minutes of the July 7 meeting as read.

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

State Fire & Tornado Ins $532.63

Quill 125.36

Otter Tail Power Co 49.00

US Foodservice 77.30

John Thomas 230.00

Wal-mart 274.04

Benson Co. Farmers Press 42.00

Toshiba 76.61

ND Telephone Co. 102.76

Follett 2,264.30

Renae Kennedy 30.85

Paul Stensland 1,303.00

Mary Ann Broe 767.44

Jasmine Johnsrud 632.44

Damian Kennedy 695.44

Betty Rushfeldt 646.44

Zaner Bloser 426.02

Really Good Stuff 162.85

Houghton Mifflin 576.60

McGraw Hill 3,297.88

WSI 1,192.89

Country Counseling &

Consulting 240.00

City of Oberon 148.50

Harcourt 638.40

The little bus is in need of many repairs. We will start looking for a replacement bus.

The bus barn’s shingles are coming off. The board should look into re-shingling or tinning the roof.

A motion was made, seconded and carried to raise the general levy for the 2008-09 school year.

A motion was made, seconded and carried to set the high school tuition for the 2008-09 school year.

A bid was received from Center Coal Company. We will see is if a closer company does large quantity orders.

The board agreed to have Renae Kennedy join the ND Business Manager’s Association.

Gravel is needed to fill the potholes by the dumpster. Roger Skadsem will order from Sheyenne and offered to spread it.

Enrollment is looking to be about 57 students for the 2008-09 school year.

Renae Kennedy presented the financial report.

The next board meeting will be September 8 at 6 p.m. A motion was made, seconded and carried to adjourn the meeting.

Renae Kennedy

Business Manager


MINUTES OF REGULAR MEETING

MADDOCK CITY COUNCIL

September 8, 2008

A regular meeting of the Maddock City Council was held September 8, 2008 at the council chambers.

Mayor Kevin Winson called the meeting to order at 7:30 p.m. Present to answer roll call were council members Kent Neppl, Marilyn Allan and Rodney Maddock. Kay Feig was absent. Also present were Frank Mosser, Keith Winson, Ned Mitzel and JoAnn Oksendahl.

Allan made a motion, seconded by Maddock, to approve the minutes of the meeting from Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2008. The motion carried.

A motion was made by Maddock, seconded by Allan, to approve the following bills for payment. The motion carried.

Employees wages $4,413.26

Ramsey National Bank 1,382.78

State tax Commissioner 83.63

NDLA Conference 55.00

Ag Resources 39.60

Benson Co. Farmers Press 64.64

BlueCross BlueShield 1,789.30

Border States Elec. Supply

Corp. 2,691.52

Carol Backstrom 35.00

Double M Sanitation 3,757.00

Ellery Press 18.31

Farmers Union Oil 180.15

Frank L. Mosser 12.53

Gus’s Auto 134.05

Interstate Engineering 14,900.00

Maddock Mini Mart 1,096.55

ND Health Laboratory 32.00

Northern Plains Electric,

Inc. 14,830.25

Northern Water Works Supply,

Inc. 634.25

Pamela Lee 34.59

Priscilla Backstrom 14.83

Van Diest Supply Co. 775.50

Visa 93.04

Western Area Power 4,250.93

Frank L. Mosser 96.40

Maddock EDC 2,717.14

Maddock EDC 225.00

Maddock EDC 250.00

ND Telephone Co. 323.71

ND Pollution & Control Conf. 130.00

Keith Winson requested permission to attend the ND Pollution & Control Conference in Bismarck October 8, 9 and 10. Maddock made a motion, seconded by Allan, to allow Winson to attend. The motion carried.

The council congratulated Keith Winson on receiving the 2007 Water Fluoridation Quality Award from the North Dakota Health Department.

JoAnn Oksendahl was present and requested a handicap parking space in front of the Maddock Bar.

Ned Mitzel reported the fire hydrant across from Memorial Rental Apartments on 1st Street was damaged.

The 2009 preliminary budget was presented to the council. A motion was made by Allan, seconded by Maddock, to approve it as written. The motion carried. The budget is available for examination at the office of the city auditor.

A motion was made by Maddock, seconded by Neppl, to allow Pricilla Backstrom to attend the ND Library Association’s Annual Conference at Mandan. The motion carried.

A building permit for Joyce Olson was presented to the council. A motion was made by Neppl, seconded by Maddock, to approve the permit. The motion carried.

Two liquor permit requests were presented, one for the Benson Co. Rodeo Association and one for the Maddock Bar. A motion was made by Maddock, seconded by Neppl, to approve the permits. The motion carried.

The next regular meeting will be held Monday, Oct. 6, 2008 at 7:30 p.m.

There being no further business, a motion was made by Neppl, seconded by Allan, to adjourn the meeting. The motion carried.

Pamela Lee

City Auditor

Kevin Winson

Mayor

(These minutes have not yet been approved by the Maddock City Council)


NOTICE OF MEETING

The preliminary budget for the City of

Minnewaukan is on file in the office of the city auditor and may be examined upon request.

Total proposed expenditures are as follows:

General Fund $54,593.00

Streets 36,718.00

WSG 121,192.00

Bank Building 41,367.00

Lagoon 13,740.00

Social Security 4,971.00

A public meeting concerning the budget will be held on Sept. 18 at 5:30 p.m. in the library.


STATE OF NORTH DAKOTA

IN DISTRICT COURT

COUNTY OF BENSON

NORTHEAST JUDICIAL DISTRICT

Civil No. 03-07-C-177

Ramsey National Bank )

& Trust Company, )

a National Banking Association, )

Plaintiff, )

vs. )

Glen Tofsrud; Vining Oil and Gas; )

SWS Credit Services Inc. d/b/a )

Lake Region Collection & Credit )

Bureau; United States of )

America, Department of Treasury, )

Internal Revenue Service, )

Defendant. )


NOTICE OF SALE

Notice is hereby given that by virtue of a Judgment in foreclosure by the District Court in and for the County of Benson, North Dakota in Northeast Judicial District, docketed in the office of the Clerk of District Court in such county on April 1, 2008, in an action wherein Ramsey National Bank & Trust Company was the Plaintiff, and Glen Tofsrud, United States Department of Treasury, Internal Revenue Service, SWS Credit Services, Inc. d/b/a Lake Region Collection and Credit Bureau; and Vining Oil and Gas were Defendants, in which decree it was adjudged that there was due and owing to the Plaintiff upon the mortgage indebtedness, together with the costs and disbursements of the action, the sum of $269,628.87 including interest through March 21, 2008, accruing thereafter at a rate of $69.03 per day; by virtue of a Writ of Special Execution to me issued out of the office of the Clerk of said Court, I will sell the property describe in the judgment 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 October 7, 2008, at 10:00 a.m. of that day, to satisfy the amount due with accrued costs to the date of sale, or so much thereof as the proceeds of the sale will satisfy.

The premises to be sold are located in the County of Benson, State of North Dakota, and are described as follows:

SW? Section 11, S?NE? and Lots 1 and 2 Section 4, NW? and N?SW? Section 17, and S?SW? Section 8, All in T154-R67W; SE?SW? and SE? Section 27, S?SW? and NW?SW? and SW?NW? Section 26, S?SE? and NW?SE? Section 28, All in T153N-R69W; Excepting therefrom a tract of land located in the SW?NW? Section 26-T153N-R69W More particularly described as Parcel 4 of the Plat filed May 24, 1976, In Book E of Plats, on Page 52, Containing 28.12 Acres, More or Less, Being the same Real Estate conveyed to the United States of America by a Warranty Deed Dated July 26, 1976, and Recorded at the Benson County Register of Deeds on July 27, 1976, at 9:55 a.m. in Book 66 of Deeds, on Page 304.

Dated this 4th day of September, 2008.

/s/ Steven Rohrer

Steven Rohrer

Sheriff of Benson County, ND

DEMARS & TURMAN, LTD.

JOSEPH A. TURMAN (# 03128)

505 Broadway, Suite 207

P.O. Box 110

Fargo, ND 58107-0110

(701) 293-5592

Attorneys for Ramsey National Bank

& Trust Company

(Publish Sept. 10, 17 & 24, 2008)

 


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