7/22/2009 – Public Notices


 

NOTICE TO CREDITORS

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

In the Matter of the Estate of James S. EIstad, 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 Scott Elstad, personal representative of the estate, at

7059 Horseshoe Bend, Bismarck, ND 58503, or filed with the court.

Dated this 15th day of July, 2009.

-s-Scott Elstad

Scott Elstad

7059 Horseshoe Bend

Bismarck, ND 58503

Christopher M. Kennelly

Kennelly & O’Keeffe, Ltd.

313 NP Ave.

PO Box 2105

Fargo, ND 58107-2105

(701) 235-8000

Attorneys for Personal Representative

First publication on the 22nd day of July, 2009.

(Publish July 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)


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)


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)


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 & 22, 2009)


MINUTES OF REGULAR MEETING

ESMOND CITY COUNCIL

July 8, 2009

A regular meeting of the Esmond City Council was held July 8, 2009 at 7 p.m. at the Esmond City Hall. Present were Mayor Estagen Zimmerman, council members Ellen Truax, DeLores Solway, Sylvester Hoffner and Lance Alexander and City Auditor Misti Arnold.

A motion was made by DeLores Solway, seconded by Lance Alexander, to approve the minutes of the regular meeting of June 10, 2009. 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 are as follows:

Terry Schwab $415.57

Misti Arnold 554.10

Donald Vetsch 800.00

Waste Management 1,422.83

ND Telephone Co. 55.71

Otter Tail Power Co. 491.61

Benson Co. Farmers Press 35.05

Benson Co. Highway Dept. 240.00

Hawkins 371.88

ND Insurance Dept. 1,346.61

ND Public Health Lab 16.00

The council discussed yards that have not been kept up. They decided that letters would be sent out to the owners, giving them 15 days to clean them up or the city would have them cleaned up and would charge the owner $200.

The next regular meeting will be held Wednesday, August 5, 2009 at 7 p.m. at the Esmond City Hall.

DeLores Solway made a motion to adjourn the meeting, seconded by Sylvester Hoffner. The motion carried and the meeting adjourned.

Misti Arnold

City Auditor


MINUTES OF REGULAR MEETING

LEEDS CITY COUNCIL

May 4, 2009

The Leeds City Council met in regular session Monday, May 4, 2009 at 6 p.m. at Leeds City Hall.

Present were Mayor Lloyd Himle, council persons Jeff Jacobson, Betty Anderson, Pete Ritterman and Lori Nelsen. Also present were Attorney Mark Butz, Rick Anderson of North Central Planning Council (NCPC), Jan Lee, Diane Hoffman of the Leeds Library and Bruce Holmes.

A motion was made by Ritterman, seconded by Anderson, to change the meeting to the second Monday of the month beginning June 8, 2009 at 6 p.m. The motion carried. This will be put in the paper beginning next week.

The fluoride issue was discussed again and letters from dentists in the state of North Dakota as well as the health department were reviewed. This issue will stay as is.

A letter from the health department was reviewed and action will be taken. One sample for the month of March was collected late so the city must inform its residents in two forms of the error and correction.

Rick Anderson, NCPC, was here for the second meeting to finalize the control panel project.

There will be a final public hearing in a couple of weeks and then the project will be complete.

He also awarded grant funds to Park Vue Apartments for the restoration project and informed the city it had also been awarded grant funds for part of the water meter project. It needs to be done by special assessment and the grant funds will be specified for low income residents. More details to follow as the project paper work is finished.

Applications for city auditor were reviewed and this matter will be kept open at this time. The council has agreed to give the current auditor a two week leave at which time this matter will be re-approached.

Jan Lee and Diane Hoffman were here for discussion regarding a letter written by Lee with suggestions for more options she hoped the library could provide such as city historian, more computer access, etc. The library will take her ideas into consideration.

Bruce Holmes attended the meeting to voice a complaint regarding the issue of sewer and water lines that are shared with his neighbors and the problems caused by this.

Stuberg gave his report: Streets will be bladed when the frost is off. Mosquito spraying was discussed. The city pickup is being repaired at Chad’s Amoco and Stuberg will be reimbursed for using his own pickup during this time.

A motion was made by Nelsen, seconded by Jacobson, to grant a raffle permit to Dozen Homemakers. The motion carried.

A motion was made by Nelsen, seconded by Anderson, to grant a building permit to Greg Moller and Linda Himle. The motion carried.

A motion was made by Jacobson, seconded by Nelsen, to have the Benson County Farmers Press be the official newspaper. The motion carried.

A motion was made by Ritterman, seconded by Jacobson, to give 15% of Revenue Sharing in the amount of $662.08 to the Leeds Park Board. The motion carried.

Haying will be done by Stuberg for the city.

The alley between Mike Thayne’s property and the Henderson property was discussed and the city intends to gravel that alley to make it clear.

The minutes were read. Jacobson made a motion, seconded by Nelsen, to approve all bills with the exception of Dakota Web Composers until updates have been made. The motion carried.

City cleanup week will be May 18-23 if it is agreeable to John Von Almon to keep the dump ground open each evening that week with regular hours Saturday. The auditor will speak with him and put the cleanup announcement in the paper.

Bills are as follows:

GENERAL FUND

Jady Stuberg $1,163.53

Tammy Urness 965.05

CBE Group 152.38

Tammy Urness Janitor 32.32

Benson Co. Sheriff 200.00

Leeds Park Board 662.08

Tracy’s Market 34.30

Benson Co. Farmers Press 412.60

Mark Butz 600.00

Jady Stuberg 1,068.46

Tammy Urness 558.71

HIGHWAY FUND

NPEC $304.92

Ritterman Trucking 2,470.00

SEWER FUND

NPEC $88.96

GARBAGE FUND

NC Soil Conservation $250.00

NC Soil Conservation 750.00

Rugby Sanitation 3,400.00

WATER FUND

Interstate Engineering $1,705.38

Hawkins 157.50

One Call 5.20

NPEC 450.00

Northern Water Works 204.84

City of Minot 60.00

John’s Electric 1,695.00

LIBRARY FUND

Jill Tarang $49.52

Rose Ringenberg 33.01

Diane Hoffman 50.79

Diane Hoffman 99.61

Postmaster 16.80

Other bills paid in May are as follows:

Mark Butz $15.54

ND Telephone Co. 117.12

Otter Tail Power Co. 1,822.04

UCB 903.89

Leeds Airport Authority 265.46

There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned.

Tammy Urness

Auditor

Lloyd Himle

Mayor


MINUTES OF REGULAR MEETING

LEEDS CITY COUNCIL

June 8, 2009

The Leeds City Council met in regular session June 8, 2009 at 6 p.m. at the Leeds City Hall.

Present were Mayor Lloyd Himle and council members Lori Nelsen, Jeff Jacobson, Betty Anderson and Pete Ritterman. Also present were City Attorney Mark Butz, Kyle Nelsen, Dennis Paulson, Todd Nelsen, Steve Jorgenson of the gaming board and Linda Lybeck.

Himle called the meeting to order.

Linda Lybeck’s dog was killed by Matthew and Pat Lawrence’s dog. As of Thursday, June 4, 2009 the Lawrence dog was impounded.

As of June 30, 2009 the EDC will no longer be operating the gaming. They do want to meet with other organizations in the city to see if they want to take over the gaming. They are asking that the council wait on any decision regarding gaming until the other organizations in the city have been contacted, at most 90 days.

Kyle Nelsen is interested in buying the lots behind his property. It was suggested to ask for bids and a discussion was held.

A motion was made by Jacobson, seconded by Anderson, to sign the North Dakota Sewage Dump contract for maintenance. The motion carried.

A motion was made by Nelsen, seconded by Jacobson, to accept bids from Ritterman Trucking for Class 5 and 13 gravel for $13.72/yd and from Piatz (reject fill) at $10.36/yd. The motion carried.

A motion was made by Nelsen, seconded by Jacobson, to grant beer and liquor licenses for the bars. The motion carried.

A motion was made by Jacobson, seconded by Ritterman, to grant a six month license to Jan’s Stall Mall. The motion carried.

A motion was made and seconded to grant the Leeds Active Women and Leeds School a game of chance permit. The motion carried.

A motion was made by Ritterman, seconded by Nelsen, to grant building permits to Kinley Poulsen and Justin Nelsen. The motion carried.

Dirt work had to be done at the Leeds dump ground. The work was done by Ritterman Trucking.

Rob and Dan Scott joined the meeting with the Egeland Senior Citizens gaming manager, Carolee Vote operating out of Cando, Bisbee, Egeland, Hampden, and Churchs Ferry.

A motion was made by Ritterman, seconded by Anderson, to have the truck route bladed as need. The motion carried.

Cleanup needs to be completed by July 13, 2009 or the city will do it and a fee will be charged.

A crew from Cando is coming to vacuum out storm drains and sweep the streets.

FEMA will call to set up a meeting.

The council approved ordering books for study guides for certification for Jady Stuberg.

The filters need new green sand and need to be tested again.

A manhole cover by Roger Johnson’s will not close.

Stuberg will be on vacation June 27 through July

5 and needs to find someone to watch the water plant while he is gone.

Durbin’s Excavating is going to fix the break by the R. Nelsen residence, put in curb steps at the Mike Thayne residence and at Henderson’s. Someone should talk to Kathy Hoerer about work to be done at her residence.

Jacobson resigned his council seat effective immediately. A motion was made by Nelsen, seconded by Ritterman, to accept the resignation.

The motion carried. Jacobson would like his pay to date to be donated to the pool fund-raising.

A motion was made by Nelsen, seconded by Anderson, to approve the May 2009 minutes. The motion carried.

A motion was made by Jacobson, seconded by Ritterman, to pay all bills except for American Overhead Door, which will be sent to Northern Plains Electric for payment. The motion carried.

Bills are as follows:

Salaries $4,279.69

NPEC 664.59

LAW 15.00

Otter Tail Power Co. 1,674.60

ND Telephone Co. 109.56

Benson Co. Farmers Press 259.15

JP Cooke 71.05

Hoiberg’s 108.67

Chad’s Amoco 188.51

Ritterman Trucking 427.50

Trees for Less 515.00

Tracy’s Market 19.28

One Call Concepts 1.30

ND Dept. of Health 653.63

City of Minot 60.00

Hawkins 934.70

Pollard Water 54.30

ND Public Health Lab 48.00

ND Sewage 1,006.40

Rugby Sanitation 3,400.00

Benson County Sheriff 200.00

Terry Aronson 9,500.00

There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned.

Brandi Anderson

City Auditor

Lloyd Himle

Mayor


MINUTES OF REGULAR MEETING

MINNEWAUKAN SCHOOL BOARD

May 11, 2009

A regular meeting of the Minnewaukan Board of Education was called to order by Chairman David Ambers on May 11, 2009 at 6 p.m. Also present were Corey Erickson, Terry Yri, Laura Every, Supt. Myron Jury, Jean Callahan, Ron Carlson, Dianne Mikkelson, Corinne Risovi and LaVae Haaland. Randy Thompson was absent.

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

Every made a motion, seconded by Yri, to approve the minutes of the April 13, 2009 meeting. The motion carried.

Every made a motion, seconded by Erickson, to approve the bills for payment. The motion carried.

GENERAL FUND

Advanced Business

Methods $631.00

Advanced Counseling for

Change 2,316.00

Karen Anderson 97.11

Benson Co. Farmers Press 212.55

Best Western Doublewood Inn

Bismarck 75.99

Best Western Doublwood Inn

Fargo 89.00

Best Western Seven Seas

Inn 220.00

Boiler Inspection Program 20.00

BlueCross BlueShield ND 1,080.05

Jean Callahan 25.00

Mike Callahan 1,011.00

Capital One 6,158.94

City of Minnewaukan 771.13

Comfort Inn-Minot 60.00

Devils Lake C&F Tire

Center 541.30

Deb Dyste 27.00

Deb Dyste 150.40

Ecolab Pest Elim. Div. 101.00

EduTech 45.00

Bonnie Erickson 428.04

Exhaust Pros 47.66

Farmers Union Oil Co. 5,558.33

Expressway Suites 139.90

Mary Feist 328.32

Grand Forks Public School 265.08

Heart of America Health

Plan 391.20

Robert Helland 50.00

Lyndee Heser 25.00

Lyndee Heser 199.89

Lyndee Heser 18.01

Jaywil Resource Mate 75.00

Job Service North Dakota 414.87

Myron Jury 150.00

Myron Jury 150.00

JS Vending & Wholesale 680.23

JW Pepper 36.94

Cindy Knowlen 42.00

Lakeside Lock & Key 61.50

Lake Lumber, Inc. 87.72

LaMotte’s Paint & Glass 223.54

Lonetree Special Education 2,435.38

Rochelle Lord 63.00

Lyle Signs Inc. 100.19

Mac’s Inc. 15.42

McQuoid’s Grocery 940.04

Dianne Mikkelson 136,80

Minnewaukan School 1,000.00

NAPA Auto Parts 4,318.07

ND Telephone Co. 951.94

Otter Tail Power Co. 3,720.70

Popplers Music Inc. 108.89

Joey Robertson 26.20

Joey Robertson 98.25

Ellen Salisbury 25.00

Cyril Shaw 98.25

Cyril Shaw 98.25

Sheyenne Fire Dept. 50.00

Sports lllistrated 89.04

Sportime 1,315.97

State ND-Information Tech

Dept. 189.92

Steins, Inc. 612.43

Target Roofing, Inc. 568.00

The Printer, Inc. 65.00

Limited Art & Education 77.35

Wal-Mart 524.70

Warwick Public School 1,500.00

TOTAL 41,173.09

ACTIVITY FUND

Balfour $150.70

Creative Impressions 2,419.00

Gerrells 409.50

Jones School Supply Co. 95.38

Leeds Public School 14.75

Mathcounts 26.96

Mayville State College 250.00

North Star School 15.00

Pepsi Cola Bottling Co. 458.28

Scholastic Book Fair 585.33

Donna Smith 213.38

Sports Awards Co. 26.96

Darlene Thompson 100.70

Wal-Mart 127.68

TOTAL 4,866.66

HOT LUNCH

Bernard Food Industries $132.94

Dept. of Public Instruction 312.12

Food Services of America 42.38

Interstate Brands Corp. 703.08

JS Vending & Wholesale 321.06

Leevers County. Market 47.08

McQuoid’s Grocery 11.94

Meadow Sweet Dairy 956.39

NDSNA 180.00

Donna Smith 77.53

Stein’s, Inc. 104.38

US Food Service 2,122.91

TOTAL 5,011.81

Every made a motion, seconded by Yri, to purchase a new lawn mower. The motion carried.

Every made a motion, seconded by Erickson, to approve the financial reports. The motion carried.

Discussion was held on staffing, negotiations, legislative issues, make up days, basketball co-op meeting, football co-op, volleyball co-op, girls’ basketball co-op, sex offender policy and stimulus money.

Summer projects were discussed. The principals gave their reports.

Congratulations to the students in state music, the play and Shania Sherman’s participation in the state speech contests.

The next meeting will be June 22, 2009 at 6 p.m.

Yri made a motion, seconded by Every, to adjourn the meeting. The motion carried. The meeting adjourned at 8 p.m.

Dianne Mikkelson

Business Manager

David Ambers

Chairman


MINUTES OF SPECIAL MEETING

MINNEWAUKAN SCHOOL BOARD

May 14, 2009

A special meeting of the Minnewaukan Board of Education was called to order by Chairman David Ambers on May 14, 2009 at 8:38 a.m. Also present were Randy Thompson, Laura Every and Supt. Myron Jury. Terry Yri and Corey Erickson were absent.

Discussion was held on the negotiation agreement.

A motion was made by Thompson, seconded by Every, to accept and approve the negotiation agreement as presented. The motion carried.

Dianne Mikkelson

Business Manager

David Ambers

Chairman


MINUTES OF REGULAR MEETING

KNOX CITY COUNCIL

July 10, 2009

A regular meeting of the Knox City Council was held Friday, July 10, 2009 at 7 p.m. at the Knox Fire Hall. Present were Mayor Lloyd Marchus, Aldermen Sharon Hart and JP Robbins and City Auditor Pat Robbins.

The meeting was called to order by Mayor Marchus.

The minutes of the last meeting were read by Auditor Robbins. Alderman Robbins made a motion, seconded by Alderman Hart, to approve the minutes. The motion carried.

Financial reports were presented by Auditor Robbins. A motion was made by Alderman Robbins, seconded by Alderman Hart, to approve the financial reports. The motion carried. Bills paid for June are as follows:

Waste Management of ND $294.31

Otter Tail Power Co. 136.68

Susag Sand & Gravel 75.60

Ritterman Trucking 437.04

Pat Robbins 85.00

Lloyd Marchus 170.00

JP Robbins 119.00

Sharon Hart 119.00

Farmers Union 61.77

Correspondence from the Attorney General’s office concerning new gaming rules was presented for viewing by the board, as was information from ND Workers Compensation and the Benson County Highway Department.

Auditor Robbins was directed by the board to contact Jerry Miller of Devils Lake DOT and set a date for obtaining the pump for the park.

Discussion was held on contracting the city blading to a private party. This was tabled pending more information.

Acknowledgement of the park improvements was made as well as the volunteer mowing success.

The next regular meeting will be held Friday, Aug. 14, 2009 at 7 p.m. at the Knox Fire Hall.

There being no further business, Alderman Hart made a motion, seconded by Alderman Robbins, to adjourn the meeting. The motion carried.

Pat Robbins

City Auditor

Lloyd Marchus

Mayor


MINUTES OF REGULAR MEETING

MADDOCK CITY COUNCIL

July 6, 2009

A regular meeting of the Maddock City Council was called to order by Mayor Rodney Maddock May 6,

2009 at 7 p.m. at city hall. Present for roll call were council members Kent Neppl, Kay Feig, Marilyn Allan and Larry Summers. Also present were Frank Mosser, Ned Mitzel and Marjorie Rice.

A motion was made by Feig, seconded by Neppl, to approve minutes from the June 1, 2009 regular meeting. The motion carried.

A motion was made by Summers, seconded by Allan, to approve minutes from the June 6, 2009 special meeting. The motion carried.

A motion was made by Feig, seconded by Summers, to approve minutes from the June 24, 2009 special meeting. The motion carried.

A motion was made by Summers, seconded by Allen, to approve minutes from the June 25, 2009 meeting. The motion carried.

A motion made by Allan, seconded by Summers, to approve payment of bills. The motion carried.

Employee wages $8,800.73

BlueCross BlueShield, Inc. 2,165.50

Debbie Tracy 208.06

Double M Sanitation 3,575.00

Farmers Union Insurance 202.00

Farmers Union Oil 802.22

Frank Mosser 146.40

Garold Theise 140.64

Grand International Inn 110.00

Maddock EDC 250.00

Maddock EDC 225.00

Maddock Mini Mart 1,125.35

Gus’s Auto 58.90

Maddock EDC 1,716.44

ND League of Cities 200.00

ND League of Cities 487.00

NASASP 39.00

ND Library Association 35.00

ND Telephone Co. 372.09

Northern Plains Electric 22,580.50

ND Department of Health 10.00

ND Health Laboratory 32.00

One Call, Inc. 14.30

Pamela Lee 111.10

Pat Tracy 2,000.00

Praxair Distribution, Inc. 1,323.13

ProSource Specialties 98.80

Radisson Hotel 55.00

State Fire & Tornado Fund 5,205.40

Swanston Equipment 536.51

The Library Store 137.52

Acme Electric, Inc. 23.99

Maddock Tree Committee 1,000.00

US Post Office 56.00

Van Diest Supply Co., Inc. 1,237.00

ND State Tax Comm. 127.73

Ramsey Nat’l Bank 2,171.64

Western Area Power 5,266.94

Marjorie Rice, representing the tree committee, reported on the trees that have been planted in Maddock this year and indicated she would like to resign from the committee. The council thanked her for her years of service.

A motion was made by Allan, seconded by Feig, to give the swimming pool manager, Becky Brandvold, a $.50 an hour raise. The motion carried.

A motion was made by Neppl, seconded by Allan, to charge anyone requiring a dance/liquor permit who is not present at a regular meeting of the city council, a special meeting fee of $200.00 plus the cost of the permit. The motion carried.

The Pledge of Securities were reviewed and approved. They are on file in the city office.

The board of directors of the Multi-Purpose Building has chosen The Benson County Events Center as the new name for the building.

A motion was made by Summers, seconded by Allan, to approve a 12-month lease agreement for $1,150.00 per month between the Maddock Public School and the City of Maddock for use of The Benson County Events Center. The motion carried.

Two building permit applications were presented.

One from Dwight Stenberg for a privacy fence and one from Barb Fossum for replacing windows. A motion was made by Summers, seconded by Neppl, to approve these applications. The motion carried.

A liquor/dance permit application was presented from the Maddock Bar. A motion was made by Allan, seconded by Neppl, to approve the application. The motion carried.

The next meeting will be held Monday, Aug. 3, 2009 at 7 p.m.

There being no further business, on motion made and seconded, the meeting adjourned.

Pamela Lee

City Auditor

Rodney Maddock

Mayor

These minutes have not been approved by the Maddock City Council.


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