7/15/2009 – Public Notices


 

MINUTES OF REGULAR MEETING

MADDOCK SCHOOL BOARD

June 10, 2009

A regular meeting of the Maddock School Board was held on June 10, 2009 at 5:30 p.m. Present were President Chris Lauinger, Becky Brandvold, Linda Ellingson, David Kenner, Randy Benson, Superintendent Kim Anderson and Business Manager Brenda Fossen.

A motion was made by Kenner, seconded by Ellingson, to approve the agenda. The motion carried.

A motion was made by Ellingson, seconded by Brandvold, to approve the minutes of May 12, the General Fund bills totaling $45,462.55, food service and activities reports. The motion carried.

GENERAL FUND

Ace Industrial Supply $968.50

Alltel Wireless 48.23

Benson Co. Farmers Press 164.65

Blows Sew-N-Vac 28.76

Budgetext 238.54

Carrington Public School 60.00

Cenex Convenience Card 243.14

City of Maddock 3,113.87

Dakota Auctioneers 3,877.00

Dakota Web Composers 90.00

EduPress 86.48

Farmers Union Oil Co. 3,650.71

Follett Educational Services 54.15

Gus’s Auto Supply 209.41

Home of Economy 24.29

Information Technology

Dept. 288.20

Mandan Public Schools 2,225.00

McGraw-Hill School

Publishing 11,941.49

Multi-Purpose Building 1,150.00

Networking Specialists Inc. 50.00

Pearson Education 896.53

Popplers Music 937.94

President’s Education

Awards 14.50

Quill Corporation 2,368.05

Sogge, Rodger 100.00

Tracy’s Market 224.94

USPO 100.00

Mavis Maloney 211.61

Minnesota Newspaper

Assn. 199.00

City of Maddock 3,113.87

Dakota Web Composers 90.00

Farmers Union Oil Co. 3,650.71

Multi-Purpose Building 1,150.00

Altru Health System 1,707.00

McGraw Hill School

Publishing 582.26

ND Center for Distance

Learning 458.30

ND Newspaper Assn. 150.00

Food Service Fund 9,000.00

TOTAL 45,462.55

Mrs. Anderson stated that the new bleachers are being installed. Special thanks are extended to the sports booster members who spent a Sunday afternoon removing the old metal frames. Roofing repairs are scheduled for July. Other building projects in progress are carpet repairs, painting, library renovation and the ag room wall.

Mrs. Anderson has had several calls for the senior high math position and has scheduled an interview.

A motion was made by Benson, seconded by Brandvold, to approve the Title I AARA, 2009-10 Title I and REAP applications. The roll call vote was all in favor.

Remaining 2008-09 General Fund expenses and projected incomes were presented. Mrs. Anderson has also ordered lunch room tables, 23 computers and 30 Microsoft Office licenses.

The board was reminded that the annual rental contract with the Multi-Purpose Building expires June 30.

A motion was made by Kenner, seconded by Ellingson, to approve the first reading of the student-parent handbook. These changes were mostly drawn from recommendations of the handbook review committee and changes from the state legislature. On roll call vote all were in favor. The motion carried.

The board also discussed the food services program and balance of meals due in arrears. A motion was made by Ellingson, seconded by Brandvold, to reinstate a previous policy of allowing only five charges per student. On roll call vote all were in favor.

The board discussed the reverse 911 system available to schools. Mrs. Anderson will bring more information and costs for future consideration.

A motion was made by Ellingson, seconded by Kenner, to approve the June 9, 2009 annual school election results. Mark Kallenbach was elected by write-in ballot to represent Arne and South Viking and parts of East Fork and West Antelope Townships of Benson County and parts of Fram, Heimdal, Norway Lake and Valhalla Townships of Wells County. Becky Brandvold was re-elected by write-in ballot to represent North Viking and Hesper and parts of Aurora and Rich Valley Townships of Benson County and parts of Alexanter Township of Pierce County. Both terms begin July 1, 2009 for a term of three years. The roll call vote was all in favor.

Mrs. Anderson will be attending the 2009 National Education Computing Conference in Washington, DC June 27-July 3.

The annual meeting will be July 15, 2009 at 5:30 p.m. The meeting adjourned.

Brenda Fossen

Business Manager

These minutes are submitted for publication prior to board approval.


MINUTES OF REGULAR MEETING

WARWICK CITY COUNCIL

June 1, 2009

A regular meeting of the Warwick City Council was held June 1, 2009 at 7p.m. The meeting was called to order by Mayor George Evans. Council members present were Ron Jacobson, Nick Walter and Gary Elfman.

Minutes of the previous meeting were read. Elfman made a motion to approve the minutes. Walter seconded. The motion carried.

Bills were presented:

UTILITY FUND

Mark Elfman $249.34

Otter Tail Power Co. 258.11

Waste Management 848.84

ND Dept. of Health 16.00

Hawkins 599.41

GENERAL FUND

Otter Tail Power Co. $167.62

Sandra Barber 210.00

Benson Co. Farmers Press 24.70

Walter made a motion to pay the bills. Jacobson seconded. The motion carried.

Elfman made a motion to adopt the city’s amended Ordinance #7 on dog issues. Jacobson seconded. The motion carried.

Elfman made a motion to grant a permit to the Warwick WELCA for a raffle. Walter seconded. The motion carried.

Jacobson read the first reading of the Otter Tail Ordinance #24 .

The next regular meeting will be July 6, 2009.

There being no further business, the meeting adjourned.

Sandra Barber

City Auditor


EDUCATION STABILIZATION FUND DOLLARS

NOTIFICATION OF

NON-REPLACEMENT

REQUIRED SCHOOL DISTRICT PUBLICATION OF NOTICE As required by Section 4 of HB 1400, passed by the 61st Legislative Assembly, please consider this memo as official notification that ". . .

any education stabilization fund dollars received by the Maddock School District #9 as a result of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of

2009 must be used first to restore funding deficiencies in the 2009-10 school year when compared to the 2005-06 school year and that any additional dollars received under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 must be used for one-time nonrecurring expenditures because this state is not responsible for replacing that level of funding or otherwise sustaining that level of funding during the 2011-13 biennium."

(Publish July 15 & 22, 2009)


EDUCATION STABILIZATION

FUND DOLLARS

NOTIFICATION OF

NON-REPLACEMENT

MINNEWAUKAN SCHOOL DISTRICT PUBLICATION OF NOTICE As required by Section 4 of HB 1400, passed by the 61st Legislative Assembly, please consider this memo as official notification that ". . .

any education stabilization fund dollars received by the district as a result of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 must be used first to restore funding deficiencies in the 2009-10 school year when compared to the 2005-06 school year and that any additional dollars received under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 must be used for one-time nonrecurring expenditures because this state is not responsible for replacing that level of funding or otherwise sustaining that level of funding during the 2011-13 biennium."

The legislation further requires that "during the thirty-day period following receipt of the notification, the superintendent of each school district shall arrange to publish the notice at least twice in the official newspaper of the district."

(Publish July 8 and 15, 2009)


MINUTES OF REGULAR MEETING

WARWICK SCHOOL BOARD

May 12, 2009

The Warwick School Board met Tuesday, May 12 in the school library. Present were Thiele, Gravdahl, Black and Cavanaugh. McKelvey was absent. Others present were Mr. Guthrie, Mr.

Jacobson, Tiffany Johnson and Carol Walford.

The meeting was called to order at 3:35 p.m. by President Thiele.

Additions to the agenda were the acceptable use policy, negotiations, Cankdeska Cikana Community College and the Warwick Memorandum of Agreement.

Gravdahl made a motion to approve the additions to the agenda. Cavanaugh seconded. The motion carried.

Black made a motion to approve the agenda.

Cavanaugh seconded. The motion carried.

Black made a motion to approve the minutes of the April 21 meeting. Cavanaugh seconded. The motion carried.

Black made a motion to adjourn into executive session. Gravdahl seconded. The motion carried and the meeting recessed at 3:45 p.m.

The board met in executive session.

The Warwick School Board reconvened in open meeting at 4:32 p.m. Present were Thiele, Gravdahl, Cavanaugh and Black. McKelvey was absent. Others present were Mr. Guthrie, Mr.

Jacobson, Mr. Frederickson and Mr. Yetterboe.

The board president announced that in executive session Tiffany Johnson, school attorney, gave an update on the school lawsuit.

Bills were reviewed. Black made a motion to pay

the bills. Cavanaugh seconded. The motion carried.

Postmaster 22.02

Diane Green 84.15

Park River School 25.00

Minot Zoo 67.50 St. John School 25.00

Rebeca Gjovik 60.63

Amy Olson 99.75

Diane Green 130.05

An Elegant Affair 370.68

Lindsay Allmaras 187.50

NDHSAA 35.00

Barton’s Bus Sales 11,356.31

Warwick Oil Co. 4,994.72

Postmaster 9.84

ACP Direct 201.15

Altru Clinic Lake Region 70.00

Ameripride 320.43

Debra Bertsch 57.35

College of Education 76.00

Connecting Point 21.88

Dacotah Paper Company 578.17

Farmers Union Oil Co. 889.25

Linda Ferguson 100.00

Grand International 110.00

J & R Sewing 67.99

Johnson Controls 1,835.54

JS Vending 206.34

Mack Plumbing 451.61

McVille Hardware & Lumber 12.48

Menards – Fargo 181.44

ND Telephone Company 463.73

Otter Tail Power Co. 56.04

Proline Maintenance

Equipment 44.11

School Specialty Inc. 17.85

Simplex Grinnell 526.00

Transcript Publishing 5.02

United Art & Education 29.89

Warwick City 358.00

Wonder Lanes 61.50

Bismarck State College 35.00

Food Services of America 925.70

Charlotte Franks-Erickson 43.89

Home of Economy 14.99

Ronald Jacobson 175.90

Roxanne Laugsand 21.58

Mackin Library Media 91.32

Nasco 31.75

ND Telephone Company 467.12

Otter Tail Power Co. 8.35

Royal Lanes 66.00

Spirit Lake Casino 1,142.81

Stamp Fulfillment Services 506.60

Wal-Mart 70.41

Carol Walford 14.98

Wally’s Supermarket 73.89

Warwick Oil Co. 3,408.70

Balfour 176.66

BW Seven Seas Inn 165.00

Charlotte Franks-Erickson 50.00

Global Connect 500.00

Information Technology

Department 213.41

Knell Trucking 606.00

NAFIS 1,405.00

Quality Welding &

Steel Sales 122.16

Rediker Software 600.00

Verizon Business 132.09

Waste Management of ND 56.02

Mr. Guthrie gave an update on stimulus dollars and hiring additional staff.

Mr. Yetterboe, athletic director, reported on the athletic banquet, getting participation awards for next year, updating the banners and ordering pants to match the jackets for basketball games.

The following applied for coaching positions:

Lindsay Allmaras, track and cross-country; Kevin Bennefeld, head boys’ basketball; and Cory Delorme, assistant boys’ basketball. Mr. Guthrie recommended that all three be hired for these positions. Black made a motion to hire these three for coaching positions. Cavanaugh seconded. The motion carried.

The girls’ co-op with Four Winds was discussed.

Gravdahl made a motion to approve the second reading of the Student Activities Policy Handbook and the School Activities Code of Conduct.

Cavanaugh seconded. The motion carried.

Mr. Frederickson reported on the Plato program.

Attendance and discipline policies were discussed. Mr. Thiele stated that all attendance and discipline policies need to be enforced next year. Mr. Guthrie stated that any students that are a discipline and attendance problem and do not live in the Warwick School District, do not have to be allowed back in the school next year.

Mr. Jacobson reported that kindergarten graduation will be May 18 at 1 p.m., Stump Lake outing May 21, spring concert May 19 and elementary awards May 20. Graduation will be Saturday, May 23. Plans for graduation were discussed.

Mr. Guthrie reported on the accreditation report.

The Warwick School is classified accredited for the 2008-2009 school year.

Gravdahl made a motion to accept the Acceptable Use Policy with amendment changes. Cavanaugh seconded. The motion carried.

Gravdahl made a motion to accept the Memorandum of Agreement with Cankdeska Cikana Community College for a youth prevention specialist to provide support and educational activities and referrals for suicide prevention. Cavanaugh seconded. The motion carried.

Negotiations were discussed.

The next meeting will be June 9 at 5 p.m.

The meeting adjourned.

Carol Walford

Business Manager

Larry Thiele

President


NOTICE OF SALE

United States of America v. SHAWN DOGSKIN, a/k/a SHAWN B. DOGSKIN, and IRENE LITTLEWIND through her Legal Guardian, DONELDA LITTLEWIND, Civil No. 2:08-cv-96.

Notice is hereby given that by virtue of a Judgment entered and given in the United States District Court for the District of North Dakota, on April 22, 2009 in favor of the United States of America, as plaintiff, and against SHAWN DOGSKIN, a/k/a SHAWN B. DOGSKIN, and IRENE LITTLEWIND through her Legal Guardian, DONELDA LITTLEWIND, as defendants, it has been adjudged that there is due and owing to the plaintiff by the defendant, SHAWN DOGSKIN, a/k/a SHAWN B.

DOGSKIN, on the promissory note in the sum of $105,615.00, principal in the sum of $101,704.75 and interest to February 25, 2009 of $19,078.09, with interest accruing thereafter until the date of judgment at the daily rate of $17.7635; for sums advanced for protective advances due and payable under the terms of the loan documents that have been paid out to cover payment of escrow, appraisal, and late fees, principal in the sum of $3,898.19 and interest to February 25,

2009 of $272.42, with interest accruing thereafter until the date of judgment at the daily rate of $0.6671; together with the costs and disbursements of this action in the amount of $1,349.10, making a total of $126,302.55, with interest accruing after entry of judgment at the legal rate.

The United States Marshal received a copy of the Judgment, duly certified by the Clerk of Court, which directs the United States Marshal to sell the mortgaged property described in the Judgment at a public auction to the highest and best bidder for cash and all the right, title and interest of the defendant in the property described in the Judgment (and as described

below) subject to all outstanding liens, mortgages, and assignments on record, known and unknown. The purchaser of said property may be liable for outstanding mortgages, liens and assignments. In accordance with the Code of Federal Regulations, at Title 25, Section 162.610 ?), if the purchaser is a party other than the United States Department of Agriculture/Rural Development, approval by the Secretary of the Department of the Interior of any assignment will be required, and the purchaser will be bound by the terms of the lease and will assume in writing all obligations thereunder. The purchaser will be required to seek and obtain such approval from the Secretary of the Department of the Interior.

The plaintiff has a paramount and subsisting mortgage lien on the following described leasehold in the real estate situated in the County of Benson, State of North Dakota, which will be sold by the United States Marshal:

All the Borrower’s right, title and interest in, to and under that certain lease dated June 15, 2004, Lease No. 2-00180-04-54, (and any addenda, renewals and extensions thereof) between the Secretary of the Interior acting for and on behalf of the allottee, as Lessor and Shawn Dogskin, as Lessee and covering the following property located in Benson County, North Dakota:

S?SE?NE?NE?NE? and N?NE?SE?NE?NE? of Section 13, Township 152 North, Range 66 West, 5th P.M., North Dakota, containing 2.50 acres homesite.

That the sale will be held on the 18th day of August, 2009 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 amount that will be bid by Rural Development at the sale should contact that office at (701) 530-2050. 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 the 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 8th day of July, 2009. David Carpenter, United States Marshal for the District of North Dakota.

(Publish July 15, 22 & 29 & Aug. 5, 2009)


AMENDED NOTICE TO CREDITORS

IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF BENSON COUNTY, STATE OF NORTH DAKOTA.

In the Matter of the Estate of Gerald D. Larson, 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 mailing of this notice or said claims will be forever barred. Claims must either be presented to Gary D. Larson, personal representative of the estate, at PO Box 347, Leeds, ND 58346, or filed with the court.

Dated this 9th day of July, 2009.

/s/ Gary D. Larson

Gary D. Larson

Box 347

Leeds, ND 58346

Personal Representative

J. Bruce Gibbens

GIBBENS LAW OFFICE

PO Box 708

Cando, ND 58324

(701) 968-3342

Attorney for Estate

First publication on the 15th of July, 2009.

(Publish July 15, 22 & 29, 2009)


ADVERTISEMENT FOR CONSTRUCTION BIDS

Sealed bids for work on the Minnewaukan Public School, Minnewaukan, North Dakota, will be received until 6 p.m. CDT on July 27, 2009 in the offices of the Superintendent of Schools, 200 D Avenue, Minnewaukan, North Dakota 58351 after which time they will be opened and read publicly.

Bids will be received at that time on the following work: Membrane Roofing Construction.

Bidding documents have been prepared by HEPPER-OLSON ARCHITECTS, 2617 South Columbia Road, Suite 3, Grand Forks, North Dakota 58201.

They are on file at the offices of the following:

the owner, the architect, Construction Plans Exchange, Bismarck, ND and the following Builders

Exchanges: Grand Forks, Minot, Devils Lake, Bismarck-Mandan and Fargo, North Dakota.

Qualified bidders may obtain bidding documents from the architect upon deposit of $75.00, which will be refunded if a bonafide bid is submitted and plans are returned in good condition within 10 days after the receipt of bids.

Each bid must be accompanied by a bid bond payable to the Minnewaukan School District in the amount equal to five percent (5%) of the bid.

This is to serve as a guarantee that the bidder will enter into a contract for the performance of such work if the contract is awarded to him. Only bids which are accompanied by such bond and a copy of the bidder’s current state of North Dakota Contractor’s License, attached to the bid form in a separate envelope, will be considered.

All bidders must be licensed for the highest amount of their bids, as provided by Section

43-07-05 of the North Dakota Century Code.

No bid will be read or considered which does not fully comply with the above provisions as to bond and license and any bid deficient in these respects submitted will be resealed and returned to the bidder immediately.

All bids will be made on the basis of cash payment for such work. After bid opening the owner will return the bid security of all except the three lowest responsible bidders. When the contract is awarded, the remaining unsuccessful bidders’ bonds will be returned. The owner reserves the right to reject any and all bids, and further reserves the right to award the contract in the best interests of the owner. The owner reserves the right to hold the three low bids for a period of thirty (30) days after the date of the bid opening.

Dated this, the eighth day of July 2009.

Minnewaukan Public School District

By: Myron Jury, Superintendant

(Publish July 8, 15 and 22, 2009)


AGENDA

MINNEWAUKAN SCHOOL BOARD

July 21, 2009 – 4 p.m.

I. Call to order

II. Additions to and approval of agenda

III. Delegations and communications A. Opportunity for public to speak IV. Reading and approval of the minutes V. Presentation of bills VI. Reports. A. General Fund; B. Special Fund; C.

Hot lunch; D. Capital projects

VII. Old business. A. Staffing issues; B. Summer

project/help: 1. roof project discussion (bids opening July 27); 2. food storage project; 3. bus purchase discussion; 4. parking lot.

Recess for supper.

Call to order by business manager

A. Election of officers. 1. chairperson; 2. vice chairperson.

B. Appointments. 1. business manager; 2.

school-wide Title program director; 3. Title II – Part A; 4. Title II – Part D; 5. Title II; 6.

Title IV – Part A; 7. Title V; 8. 504; 9. teacher quality training and recruiting; 10. enhancing ed. through technology; 11. English language acquisition; 12. innovative programming; 13.

official newspaper; 14. bank of Pledge of Securities VIII. New business. A. Preliminary budget; B. Approval of Title I application.

IX. Principals’ reports

X. Next meeting date and time

XI. Adjournment

(Publish July 15, 2009)


MINUTES OF REGULAR MEETING

OBERON CITY COUNCIL

June 1, 2009

A regular meeting of the Oberon City Council was held June 1, 2009. Present were Mayor James Nelson, council members Peter Hager, Eloise Ploium and City Auditor Jessi Knatterud.

A motion was made by Ploium, seconded by Hager, to accept the minutes from the previous meeting. The motion carried.

A motion was made by Hager, seconded by Ploium, to pay all bills. The motion carried.

Otter Tail Power Co. $428.37

John Thomas 70.68

John Thomas 70.68

John Thomas 70.68

State Fire & Tornado Fund 110.14

State Fire & Tornado Fund 132.41

ND Public Health Lab 16.00

ND Telephone Co. 62.12

Traynor Law Firm 164.59

Waste Management 510.44

Benson Co. Farmers Press 69.55

Hawkins, Inc. 139.50

Corey Ploium 184.70

Jessi Knatterud 369.40

James Nelson 831.15

Pete Hager 406.34

Eloise Ploium 406.34

Doug Schmid 258.58

Dale Stenberg 147.76

Job Service 3.60

Discussion was held on the large amounts of water and some flooding around the well. The council discussed possibly building up the road before the water gets into the well. The fence also needs to be put up around the well before fall.

FEMA was called and someone will be around to look at problem areas on streets.

The next regular meeting will be July 7, 2009.

With no further business, the meeting was adjourned.

Jessi Knatterud

City Auditor

James Nelson

Mayor


CALL FOR BIDS

Bid Letting for Roofing Contractor

The city of Sheyenne, School Renovation Project, is requesting three (3) separate sealed bids for school buildings:

1962 building: Replace membrane roof.

1930 building: Repair flat roof.

1908 building: Removal of dormers and re-shingle.

Bids will be opened at the Sheyenne Town Board meeting at Ostby Hall on August 3, 2009 at 7:30 p.m. The city retains the right to accept or reject all bids. Contact Bek Meredith, city auditor, at 996-3115 for site inspection.


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