10/7/2009 – Public Notices


 

MINUTES OF REGULAR MEETING

WARWICK CITY COUNCIL

September 14, 2009

A regular meeting of the Warwick City Council was held September 14,

2009 at 7 p.m. The meeting was called to order by Acting Mayor Ron Jacobson. Council members present were 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. 162.43

Waste Management 867.61

ND Dept. of Health 16.00

Hawkins 428.15

GENERAL FUND

Otter Tail Power Co. $167.62

Sandra Barber 210.00

Benson Co. Farmers Press 30.82

Allyssa Christofferson 232.00

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

The annual budget was gone over line by line. Suggested increases and decreases were discussed.

The final budget meeting will be held September 28, 2009.

There being no further business, the meeting adjourned.

Sandra Barber

City Auditor


MINUTES OF SPECIAL MEETING

WARWICK CITY COUNCIL

September 28, 2009

A special meeting of the Warwick City Council was held September 28, 2009. Present were Mayor George Evans and council members Ron Jacobson, Nick Walter and Gary Elfman.

Final budget numbers were presented. Jacobson made a motion to accept the final budget. Walter seconded. The motion carried.

The next regular meeting will be held October 12, 2009 at 7 p.m.

Sandra Barber

City Auditor


CALL FOR BIDS

The Board of Education of the Maddock School District No. 9 of Maddock, North Dakota will accept sealed bids until 12 noon, October 14, 2009, for 1 bus as follows: 225 hp, diesel, 6 cylinder, automatic Allison transmission, 53 passenger seated for 47, all qualifications to meet federal and state of North Dakota low emissions standards.

Inquiries for detailed specifications should be directed to Ralph Olson, transportation manager, during normal school hours at 701-438-2670.

Sealed bids are to be mailed to Brenda Fossen, Business Manager, Maddock School District No. 9, PO Box 398, Maddock, ND 58348, on or before 12 noon on Wednesday, October 14, 2009.

All properly received bids will be forwarded to the board of education for consideration at its next regular meeting, October 14,

2009 at 4:15 pm. The Board of Education reserves the right to reject any or all bids.

Brenda Fossen

Business Manager

Maddock School District #9

Maddock, ND 58348

(Publish Sept. 30, Oct. 7 & 14, 2009)


MINUTES OF REGULAR MEETING

MINNEWAUKAN SCHOOL BOARD

August 18, 2009

A regular meeting of the Minnewaukan Board of Education was held August 18, 2009 at 6 p.m. The meeting was called to order by Chairman David Ambers. Present were board members Randy Thompson, Corey Erickson, Terry Yri and Laura Every. Also present were Jean Callahan, Ron Carlson, Supt. Myron Jury, Val Luhman, Bob and Rosie Helland and Business Manager Dianne Mikkelson.

Yri moved to approve the agenda. Erickson seconded. The motion carried.

Yri moved to approve an early graduation request because of extenuating circumstances. Thompson seconded. On roll call vote all members voted yes. The motion carried.

Erickson moved to approve the purchase of a new fire alarm system.

Every seconded. The motion carried.

Every moved to approve the minutes of the July 21, 2009 meeting. Yri seconded. The motion carried.

Every moved to approve the bills for payment. Thompson seconded. The motion carried.

GENERAL FUND BILLS

ACDA $85.00

Advanced Business Methods 659.20

Allan’s Skid Steer 800.00

Alltel 77.29

Carrie Arness 553.86

Benson Co. Farmers Press 358.93

BlueCross BlueShield 12,171.75

Bremer Bank 15.00

Jean Callahan 78.50

Jean Callahan 355.82

Mike Callahan 244.00

Mike Callahan 431.83

Capital One 5,000.00

Capital One 12,154,31

Ron Carlson 99.00

Carolina Biological

Supply Co. . 20,784.61

Cengage Learning 3,775.53

City Of Minnewaukan 504.13

Classroom Direct 308.74

Comfort Inn-Grand Forks 115.50

Cummins Npower, LLC 136,69

Delta Education 525,28

Devils Lake Journal 22.50

Debbie Dyste 158.00

Debbie Dyste 522.06

Ebach Construction 900.00

Edu Tech 100.00

Ecolab Pest Elim. Div. 101.00

Farmers Union Oil 976.22

Follett Educational Services 1,363.93

Frog Publications 197.34

Hepper Olson Architects 6,602.52

LaVae Haaland 418.38

Heart Of America Health Plan 391.20

Lyndee Heser 196.43

Tyler & Lyndee Heser 889.95

Tyler Heser 172.20

Home Of Economy 13.77

Houghton-Mifflin-Harcourt 13,171.00

Information Technology Dept. . 223.00

JS Vending & Wholesale 196.09

Johnson Controls 400.00

Lakeshore Learning Materials 577.82

LaMotte’s Paint & Glass

Supply 9,303.82

Lannie Simonson Bldg.

Co. Inc. 33.60

Mack’s Plumbing 4,538.57

Mac’s, Inc. 278.66

Martha Hawk Museum 38.00

McQuoid’s Grocery 1,094.27

Dianne Mikkelson 190.50

Dianne Mikkelson 24.30

NAPA Auto Parts 680.28

NASCO 45.09

NDCEL 2,075.00

NDSBA 200.00

Neat Solutions For Healthy

Children 613.09

ND Telephone Co. . 387.23

Office Depot 2,752.61

Otter Tail Power Co. 838.87

Paul’s Appliance Center 19.45

Quality Welding & Steel Sales 20.88

Ramada Inn Grand Forks 189.00

Travis and Corinne Risovi 741.28

Travis Risovi 244.00

Rugby Museum 7.50

David and Ellen Salisbury 881.75

Scholastic 119.79

School Specialty 3,491.75

Paula Solem 150.00

Stein’s, Inc. . 2,497.26

Kevin Thompson 124.00

Thompson’s DL Glass

& Paint 210.00

Towner County Medical

Center 66.00

University of North Dakota 75.00

Weekly Reader 225.60

Rachelle Williams 162.00

TOTAL 119,067.49

SPECIAL FUND BILLS

Gerrells & Co., Inc. $907.55

US Foodservice, Inc. 119.23

TOTAL 1,026.78

HOTLUNCH BILLS

Bernard’s Food Industries $505.56

Dacotah Paper Co. 32.88

Dept. of Public Instruction 59.02

McQuoid’s Grocery 97.50

TOTAL 694.96

Thompson moved to continue as a public school. Yri seconded. The motion carried.

Erickson moved to approve the financial reports. Every seconded. The motion carried.

Discussion was held on staffing, roof project, food storage project, bus purchase, parking lot, Graham’s Island school property, sports and activities, school improvement and stimulus money.

The principals gave their reports.

Every moved to amend the contracts of J. Callahan and M. Jury for additional duties. Yri seconded. On roll call vote all members voted yes. The motion carried.

The next meeting will be on September 16, 2009 at 6 p.m.

Thompson moved to adjourn the meeting. Yri seconded. The motion carried and the meeting adjourned at 7:20 p.m.

Dianne Mikkelson

Business Manager

David Ambers

Chairman


NOTICE OF LAPSE

OF MINERAL INTEREST

TO: Alex McKenzie Estate, 4310 Westside, Suite 6, Dallas, Texas

75209; Alex McKenzie Estate, Tyler, Texas 75701

Ron Olson, 207 12th St. SW, Rugby, North Dakota 58368, Carolyn R.

Wright, 108 Trailwood Court, Burleson, Texas 76028-1704, Lenore T.

Wright, 1115 2nd Ave. SE, Rugby, North Dakota 58368, Kathryn L.

Beaman, 3838 62nd St. NE, Rugby, North Dakota 58368 and Janice M.

Bibby, 38 Crestview Dr., Geneseo, Illinois 61254 are the present

owners of the surface estate of the following real estate located in

Benson County, North Dakota, to-wit:

Twp. 156N, Rge. 71W:

Sec. 21: Lot One (1), SE1/4NW1/4, W1/2NE1/4, E1/2SW1/4 and W1/2SE1/4

Sec. 28: NW1/4

In accordance with the provisions set forth in North Dakota Century

Code Section 38-18.1-02, the mineral interests of the Alex McKenzie

Estate, lying in and under the premises described above are lapsed,

and deemed abandoned, and you are hereby given notice of that lapse

pursuant to North Dakota Century Code Section 38-18.1-06. Mineral

interests as used herein shall mean all of the oil, gas, coal, clay,

gravel, gold, uranium, bromine, calcium, fluorine, helium, iodine,

lithium, magnesium, nitrogen, phosphorus, potassium, potash, sodium

and sulfur and their compounds, as well as all other minerals.

Dated this 16th day of September, 2009.

-s- Ronald P. Olson

Ronald P. Olson

-s- Lenore T. Wright

Lenore T. Wright

-s- Janice M. Bibby

Janice M. Bibby

-s- Kathryn L. Beaman

Kathryn L. Beaman

-s- Carolyn R. Wright

Carolyn R. Wright

(Publish Sept. 23 & 30 & Oct. 7, 2009)


MINUTES OF SPECIAL MEETING

MINNEWAUKAN CITY COUNCIL

August 12, 2009

A special meeting of the Minnewaukan City Council was held August 12,

2009. Present were Acting Mayor Mark Motis and council members Rita

Staloch and Steve Huffman. The meeting was called to order by Acting

Mayor Motis.

A motion to accept the resignation of Laura Weed effective August 27,

2009 was made by Huffman. Staloch seconded. The motion carried unanimously.

Job opening advertisements will be placed in the Benson County

Farmers Press and The Country Peddler.

The meeting adjourned.

Debra Trnka

City Auditor

Mark Motis

Acting Mayor


MINUTES OF SPECIAL MEETING

MINNEWAUKAN CITY COUNCIL

AUGUST 24, 2009

The council interviewed three candidates for the city auditor position.

Steve Huffman made a motion to hire Brandi Anderson for the position.

Staloch seconded. The motion carried unanimously.

Hours of the city auditor are Tuesday and Thursday, eight hours per

day and up to 20 hours per week.

The meeting adjourned.

Debra Trnka

City Auditor

Mark Motis

Acting Mayor


MINUTES OF SPECIAL MEETING

MINNEWAUKAN CITY COUNCIL

August 27, 2009

A special meeting of the Minnewaukan City Council was held August 27,

2009 in the Minnewaukan City Library. Present were Acting Mayor Mark

Motis and council members Rita Staloch and Steve Huffman. The meeting

was called to order at 5:30 p.m. by Acting Mayor Motis.

A motion was made by Huffman to hire a private company to do an audit

for the city of Minnewaukan. Staloch seconded. The motion carried unanimously.

A special election for the vacant council seat and the position of

mayor will be held on December 1, 2009. The filing deadline is

October 4, 2009 at 4 p.m. Bonnie Erickson will help with the election.

A motion was made by Staloch to have the city attorney draft an

update to the city animal ordinance. Huffman seconded. The motion

carried unanimously.

A motion was made by Huffman to hire Debra Trnka as the city auditor.

Staloch seconded. The motion carried unanimously.

The meeting adjourned.

Debra Trnka

City Auditor

Mark Motis

Acting Mayor


MINUTES OF REGULAR MEETING

MINNEWAUKAN CITY COUNCIL

September 15, 2009

A regular meeting of the Minnewaukan City Council was held September

15, 2009 at 5:30 p.m. at the Minnewaukan City Library. Present were

Acting Mayor Mark Motis and council members Steve Huffman and Rita

Staloch. Also present were City Auditor Deb Trnka, CDBG

representative Richard Anderson and Floyd Dressen.

A motion was made by Staloch to approve the agenda. Huffman seconded.

The motion carried unanimously.

There were no minutes to approve at this time.

The water tower and water usage during recent power outage and the

city streets were the main concerns voiced by Floyd Dressen.

A motion was made by Huffman to change the names on the CDBG Fund

signature cards to Richard Anderson, Mark Motis and Rita Staloch.

Staloch seconded. The motion carried unanimously.

A motion was made by Huffman to change the names on signature cards

at Bremer Bank to Mark Motis, Rita Staloch and Debra Trnka. Staloch

seconded. The motion carried unanimously.

A motion was made by Huffman to approve the police contract starting

September 15, 2009. Staloch seconded. The motion carried unanimously.

Due to circumstances it was decided not to charge a non-sufficient

funds fee on a check. In the future there will be signatures and

dates in writing on any and all held checks. A late fee of $30 will

be charged from now on.

Library key No. 5 was given to Ward Christensen. The emergency radio

will be kept at the water treatment plant.

Mark Motis will locate tree problems and give a report at the next

regular meeting.

Rita Staloch will report on the dog ordinance at the next regular meeting.

After much discussion and some changes, a motion was made by Huffman

to approve the budget. Staloch seconded. The motion carried

unanimously. The budget is on file at the city auditor’s office.

A motion was made by Staloch to purchase a Dymo stamp machine for the

city office. Huffman seconded. The motion carried unanimously.

A motion was made by Staloch to approve and pay bills. Huffman

seconded. The motion carried unanimously. Bills approved are as follows:

Home of Economy $29.57

One Call Concepts 13.00

AmeriPride 68.75

Double M Sanitation 2,750.00

McQuoid’s Grocery 242.80

Northern Plains Electric 380.35

ND Telephone Co. 239.47

Alltel 56.43

The meeting adjourned at 7:55 p.m.

Debra Trnka

City Auditor

Mark Motis

Acting Mayor


MINUTES OF SPECIAL MEETING

MINNEWAUKAN CITY COUNCIL

September 22, 2009

A special meeting of the Minnewaukan City Council was held September

22, 2009 at 7 a.m. at the Minnewaukan Library. Present were Acting

Mayor Mark Motis, council members Rita Staloch and Steve Huffman and

City Auditor Deb Trnka.

A motion was made by Staloch to approve the agenda. Huffman seconded.

The motion carried unanimously.

A motion was made by Staloch to pay all bills with the exception of

the bill to Kadrmas, Lee & Jackson, Inc. Also, to back pay the

sheriff’s department for the months of June, July and August. Huffman

seconded. The motion carried unanimously. Bills approved for payment

are as follows:

USPO $265.70

Devils Lake Journal 72.25

Benson County(Sheriff) 300.00

Steve Huffman 886.97

Traynor Law Firm 873.40

Johnson Controls 681.00

One Call Concepts 10.40

DF Lighting Company 404.70

Quill Office Products 161.94

ND Public Health 16.00

Frank Moser 95.00

Keith Winson 95.00

Otter Tail Power Co. 2,465.17

Benson Co. Farmers Press 174.65

A motion was made by Staloch to approve the amended budget. Huffman

seconded. The motion carried unanimously.

Ward Christensen will go to water system training in McVille on

October 14, 2009.

Form 54369 will be filled out for approval at the October council meeting.

The decision on the new maintenance position will be made at the

October meeting.

Steve Huffman will discuss some CDBG funding issues with Richard Anderson.

There being no further business, the meeting adjourned.

Debra Trnka

City Auditor

Mark Motis

Acting Mayor


INVITATION FOR

CONSTRUCTION BIDS

NORTH DAKOTA STATE WATER COMMISSION

900 E. Boulevard Ave.

Bismarck, ND 58505

Owner

Separate sealed bids for the construction of Maintenance Shop

Building for Devils Lake Outlet Project Contract 8 will be received

by the North Dakota State Water Commission (NDSWC), Bismarck, ND

until 1:30 P.M., Local Time on the 15th day of October, 2009 where

and at which time they will be publicly opened and read aloud.

Contract 8 includes the construction of a 32-foot by 32-foot (1024

sq-ft) hydronically heated stick-frame maintenance shop with 12-foot

side walls to be built near the existing Round Lake Standpipe

approximately three miles south of Minnewaukan, ND. Included in the

Contract will be the mechanical, electrical, and general.

The substantial completion date is specified as February 1, 2010.

Additional information regarding the Contract is provided in the

Instructions for Bidders.

Each BID must be accompanied by a separate envelope containing a copy

of a current and valid North Dakota Contractor’s License, and it must

have been issued at least 10 calendar days before the date of Bid opening.

Contract Documents are on file at the offices of the North Dakota

State Water Commission, and Bartlett & West/Boyle Engineering Corp.,

Bismarck., North Dakota, where they may be seen and examined between

the hours of 8:00 A.M. and 5:00 P.M., local time, Monday through

Friday. Address of Engineer’s office is:

BARTLETT & WEST/BOYLE ENGINEERING CORP.

3456 East Century Avenue

P.O. Box 1077

Bismarck, ND 58502-1077

Telephone (701) 258-1110

Fax: (701) 258-1111

The Engineer will furnish to any prospective BIDDER a copy of the

Contract Documents upon request.

The State of North Dakota, acting through the State Water Commission,

reserves the right to select any and all schedules(s) under which the

bids are to be compared and the CONTRACT awarded, to reject any and

all bids, to select any combination of Base Bid and Alternates, to

consider other factors in selecting the bid which is in the best

interest of the OWNER, and to waive any and all irregularities in any

bid. The BIDDERs shall fully complete all Bid Schedules contained in

the Bid Form.

The OWNER will select any Bid that results in the lowest and best

bid, and which do not exceed the funds available for project

construction. The OWNER may reject any base bid or combination of

base bid and alternates, which do not meet these conditions. The

OWNER reserves the right to hold the three low BIDs for a period of

sixty (60) calendar days after the date of the bid opening to

complete the financial arrangements.

The Engineer will furnish to any prospective BIDDER a copy of such

plans and specifications upon receipt of $50.00 for each set of

documents obtained. Checks shall be payable to Bartlett & West/Boyle

Engineering Corp. No refunds will be made.

Dated this 5th day of October, 2009.

/s/ Dale L. Frink, P.E.

Secretary and Chief Engineer

North Dakota

State Water Commission

Bismarck, North Dakota

(Publish Oct. 7, 14 & 21, 2009)


AGENDA

MINNEWAUKAN SCHOOL BOARD

October 12, 2009 – 6 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. Roof project; B. Bus purchase; C. Sports and

activities/ boys’ basketball co-op; D. Stimulus E. School board

convention registration due; F. Copy machine.

VIII. New business. A. Substitute teacher pay; B. Approval of final budget.

IX. Principals’ reports

X. Next meeting date and time

XI. Adjournment

(Publish October 7, 2009)


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