6/16/2010 – Public Notices


 REQUEST FOR BIDS

The City of Leeds, North Dakota is accepting bids for the removal/demolition of several structures located within the City of Leeds. Parties interested in submitting bids for this work may contact Brandi Anderson, Leeds City Auditor, at (701) 466-2930 for detailed information regarding this project. Bids must be submitted to the City Auditor by 12 noon on Friday, July 2, 2010.


MINUTES OF REGULAR MEETING

FORT TOTTEN PUBLIC SCHOOL

May 4, 2010

A regular meeting of the board of Fort Totten School District No. 30 was held May 4, 2010 at 4:30 p.m. in the conference room of the New Administration Building at Fort Totten. Present were Erich Longie, Marty Greywater, Robert Greywater Jr., Shirley Stensland and Leander "Russell"

McDonald. Others present were Stephanie Anderson, Wayne Trottier Jr., Charles "Chip" Anderson Jr. and Heather Lawrence. Board President Dr.

Longie called the meeting to order at 4:40 p.m.

APPROVAL OF AGENDA/CONSENT AGENDA: Mrs. Shirley Stensland made a motion, seconded by Dr. McDonald, to approve the agenda and consent agenda with the addition of request to use school logo for personal checks. All voted in favor. The motion carried.

Bills approved for payment are as follows:

MONTHLY EXPENDITURES

MAY 2010

Acme Electric $271.48

ACT 45.00

AHA Process 518.50

Alberts, Lawrence 125.00

Alberts, Lawrence 150.00

Alltel 259.24

Altru Gift Shop 134.79

Altru Gift Shop 32.03

Altru Gift Shop 60.59

Amazon.com 389.11

Amazon.com 233.50

Anderson, Charles 227.50

Anderson, Christina 112.08

Anderson, Stephanie 102.25

Apple.com 1,044.75

Balfour 167.12

Barnes & Noble 241.15

Bath & Body Works 1,082.44

Benson Co. Farmers Press 193.63

Benson, Bonnie 202.50

Black, Joran 250.00

Black, Joran 75.00

Black, Kristi 142.50

Books To Go 220.74

Bortke, Al 300.00

BW Kelly Inn, Bismarck 63.00

BW Seven Seas 63.00

Candlewood Suites,

Bismarck 3,981.52

Carlson, Eilene 1,208.00

Carlson, Eilene 81.50

CCCC 1,099.00

CCCC 115.00

CDW Government 1,199.82

Cenex Co-op 17.28

Central Distributing 142.86

Channing Bete 119.00

Chasing Hawk, Jessica 250.00

Comfort Inn, Bismarck 69.00

Comfort Suites,

Gastonia, NC 449.76

Couer D’alene Hotel 181.80

Creative Impressions 230.00

Dacotah Paper 13.95

Davidson, David 6,069.94

Delta 3,455.01

Delta 582.60

Delta 1,603.20

Discount School Supply 733.02

Dollar Rent A Car 296.19

Eastbay.com 329.99

Erberts & Gerberts 100.00

Estenson, Megan 48.00

First Buffet 122.85

FTD.com 61.19

Fuchs, Jeffrey 61.18

Gallagher, Lorelei 50.00

GF Canad Inn 960.00

GF Public School 147.00

Giant Impact 300.80

Go Airport Express 276.00

Grand International,

Minot 315.00

Greene, Jan 24.62

Hagen’s SuperValu 140.48

Hale, Eugene 50.00

Hale, Eugene 100.00

Hallmark.com 35.94

Hanson, Curt 82.16

Hanson, Curt 94.50

Hanson, Deb 6,174.00

Hard Rock Hotel,

Chicago 5,354.69

Hilton Hotel,

Atlanta, GA 1,438.65

Holiday Inn,

Missoula, MT 118.77

Hyatt Place,

Nashville, TN 1,785.42

Hyatt Regency,

Milwaukee, WI 57.30

Hyatt Regency,

Washington, DC 3,266.43

I-Design 3,509.91

Information Tech. Dept. 922.71

Ironshield, Christina 125.00

Ironshield, Christina 75.00

James M. Moore 152.00

Jamestown Public Schools 1,813.00

Johnson, Sandra 80.95

J S Vending, Inc. 353.30

Kanokorn 784.90

Kanokorn 1,751.06

Kmart 20.28

Kmart 1,257.50

Kneadful Things 519.40

Lake 3 Theatre 100.00

Lake Region State College 30.00

Lakeview Dairy 239.60

Lakota Country Times 85.00

Leevers 49.97

Leevers 138.67

Library Video 51.85

Library Video 89.75

Lightning, Chancelor 250.00

Lightning, Chandler 250.00

Lillian Vernon 287.45

Littlewind, Carmen 400.00

Littlewind, Carmen 199.00

Luis Caf? 206.00

Marriott,

Los Angeles, CA 1,062.39

McDonald’s 25.02

MDU 80.42

Menards 1,038.91

Metro Transit 90.00

Miller’s Fresh Foods 33.10

Miller’s Fresh Foods 95.86

Miller’s Fresh Foods 61.28

MindWare 36.79

MLB Advanced 184.04

NAFIS 1,350.00

ND Telephone Co. 973.59

NDCEL 200.00

Ness, Hayley 62.50

Nickelodeon Universe 649.76

Northeast Education

Serv. Co-op 3,250.00

NSBA 1,320.00

NSBA Books 45.09

NWA.com 2,107.20

NWA.com 437.20

NWA.com 1,128.80

Office & Tech. 2,123.39

Oriental Trading 426.23

Pearson Education 300.51

Pizza Hut, DL 90.00

Pizza Hut, DL 50.00

Pizza Hut, DL 100.00

Plato Learning 29,336.25

Positive Promotions 230.45

Positive Promotions 481.14

Purchase Power 500.00

Quiznos 225.00

Ramada Inn, Spokane 108.82

Ramkota Hotel, Rapid City 153.89

Razorgator.com 344.10

Really Good Stuff 39.10

Richotte, Murle 250.00

Sam’s Club 731.93

Scholastic, Inc. 117.98

School Specialty 2,143.61

Shell Gas 16.00

SL Marina 762.93

SL Marina 1,817.66

SL Resort 400.89

SL VFW #6574 150.00

Snap Dragons 155.00

Snap Dragons 50.00

Springhill Suites, GF 63.00

Staybridge Suites,

Minneapolis, MN 2,180.23

Stenhouse Publishers 85.00

Stuart’s Towing 150.00

Stub Hub 532.95

Subway 85.62

Subway 100.00

SuperAmerica 150.00

SuperShuttle 46.02

SurveyMonkey.com 200.00

Technology Learning Co-op 2,000.00

Tesoro 20.00

The Cove 2,729.19

The Field Museum 90.00

The Pizza Ranch 330.00

The Pizza Ranch 65.00

TNT BSC Corp. 600.00

Tracy’s Market 163.03

Trottier Jr., Wayne 190.00

Trottier Jr., Wayne 227.50

Two Hearts, Ivan 50.00

Underwater Adventures 408.00

Valley Fair 697.00

Wally’s 442.13

Wal-Mart 107.54

Wal-Mart 23.77

Wal-Mart 65.98

Wal-Mart 958.68

Wal-Mart 1,119.29

White House Caf? 600.00

White, John 50.00

Xerox 2,716.91

Zinke, Brenda 40.84

SUBTOTAL 36,467.13

STUDENT ACTIVITIES

Anderson, Christina $130.97

Anderson’s 4.77

Bull, Lawrence 300.00

Carrington HS 35.00

Devils Lake HS 150.00

Gerrell’s 93.40

Gerrell’s 100.00

Gerrell’s 198.20

Harvey HS 70.00

I-Design 5,054.08

I-Design 110.00

I-Design 225.00

Kelly Inn, Fargo 189.00

Kmart 100.00

Lake 3 Theater 100.00

Maurice’s 100.00

Mercy Hospital 75.45

Mercy Hospital 45.20

Mertens, Joe 12.00

Mertens, Joe 135.00

Mystic Lake Hotel 700.00

Nichols, Jason 1,800.00

Performance Hair 120.00

Royal Lanes 500.00

Rugby HS 25.00

SL Marina 200.00

St. John HS 160.00

Subway 259.20

Subway 50.00

Wal-Mart 124.96

Wal-Mart 935.12

Wells County HS 80.00

SUBTOTAL 12,182.35

TOTAL 148,649.48

ACCOUNTS PAYABLE

May 2010

Payroll $202,993.42

Social Security 25,171.44

Medicare 5,886.74

Federal Withholding 15,010.79

State Withholding 2,236.00

Aflac 1,777.78

BCBSND 26,949.60

Discovery Benefits 1,550.00

ND State Disburse 270.59

NDPERS 3,982.91

NDTFFR 14,025.58

PA Higher Ed. Auth. 307.16

SWS Credit Service 180.00

Spirit Lake Housing 262.00

TOTAL 300,604.01

APPROVAL OF 2010-2011 NORTHEAST EDUCATION SERVICE CONTRACT: Mr. Robert Greywater Jr. made a motion, seconded by Mrs. Stensland, to approve the

2010-2011 Northeast Education Service Contract. All were in favor. The motion carried.

REQUEST TO USE SCHOOL LOGO FOR PERSONAL CHECKS: Dr. Trottier explained that the logo doesn’t belong to the school. It belongs to Mr. John Chaske and this individual will have to ask him to use the logo.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES: Mr. Marty Greywater made a motion, seconded by Dr.

Longie, to approve the minutes of April 1 and 6, 2010 as is. All voted in favor. The motion carried.

PRINCIPAL’S REPORT: Mr. Anderson’s report concerned the math teacher position being filled, the academic banquet, the senior luncheon at CCCC on May 6, the senior trip to Fargo on May 17 or 18 — only seniors graduating will be attending, the end of the year incentive trip and graduation on May 23, 2010. Dr. McDonald made a motion, seconded by Mrs.

Stensland, to approveout-of-state travel for the end-of-the-year incentive trip for eligible students and chaperones to Minneapolis, Minn. on May 24-28, 2010. All in voted in favor. The motion carried.

Discussion was held on the attendance officer’s report. The board would like Ms. Lawrence to submit her report to the Tribal Council.

PERSONNEL REPORT: Discussion was held on recommendations for employment for the following positions: Part-time AD-Joseph Mertens, math teacher-Greg Teschner, head boys’ basketball coach-Doug Yankton, assistant boys’ basketball coach-Ryan Hanson, assistant girls’

basketball coach-Jeffrey Fuchs, head cross country coach-Lawrence Bull, head football coach-Sheldon Greywater. Dr. McDonald made a motion, seconded by Mrs. Stensland, to approve the recommendations for hire by Dr. Trottier. All voted in favor. The motion carried. Discussion was held on coaches being in agreement to the drug testing policy.

SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT: Information was given regarding facilities-running track, bleacher update, underground sprinkler system, preparing for summer projects, school year data presentation on May 12, Annual Accreditation Report for 09-10, recognition to Sol Sherman at graduation, sports co-operative with Minnewaukan, and Administrative contracts.

Dr. McDonald exited the meeting at 5:20 p.m.

Mrs. Stensland made a motion, seconded by Dr. Longie, to approve a 5% raise for Mr. Charles Anderson Jr. for the 2010-2011 school year. With four board members voting in favor and one absent, the motion carried.

Mrs. Stensland made a motion, seconded by Mr. Marty Greywater, to approve a 3.5% raise for Mr. Jeff Olson for the 2010-2011 school year.

With four board members voting in favor and one absent, the motion carried.

Mr. Marty Greywater made a motion, seconded by Mr. Robert Greywater Jr., to approve a 3.5% raise for Mrs. Kristi Black for the 2010-2011 school year. With four board members voting in favor and one absent, the motion carried.

Mrs. Stensland made a motion, seconded by Mr. Robert Greywater Jr. , to approve a 3.5% raise for Mrs. Elaine Guy for the 2010-2011 school year.

With four board members voting in favor and one absent, the motion carried.

Mrs. Stensland made a motion, seconded by Mr. Robert Greywater Jr., to approve a 3.5% raise for Mrs. Hayley Ness for the 2010-2011 school year, pending Tribal School approval. With four board members voting in favor and one absent, the motion carried.

Mr. Robert Greywater Jr. made a motion, seconded by Mrs. Stensland, to approve a 3.5% raise for Mrs. Jan Greene for the 2010-2011 school year.

With four board members voting in favor and one absent, the motion carried.

Mrs. Stensland made a motion, seconded by Mr. Robert Greywater Jr., to approve a 3.5% raise for Mr. George Longie for the 2010-2011 school year pending Tribal School approval. With four board members voting in favor and one absent, the motion carried.

Discussion was held on the business manager’s contract. Mrs. Stensland made a motion, seconded by Mr. Marty Greywater, to offer Mrs. Stephanie Anderson a binding contract with a 5% raise for the 2010-2011 school year. With four board members voting in favor and one absent, the motion carried.

RESIGNATION FROM COUNSELOR: Dr. Longie spoke on behalf of the board in thanking Mrs. Carlson for her years of service and dedication and wish her well in her retirement. Dr. Longie made a motion, seconded by Mr.

Marty Greywater, to accept Mrs. Eilene Carlson’s resignation effective May 28, 2010. With four board members voting in favor and one absent, the motion carried.

The meeting adjourned at 5:50 p.m.

Stephanie Anderson

Clerk

Dr. Erich Longie

Board President


MINUTES OF REGULAR MEETING

MINNEWAUKAN CITY COUNCIL

June 8, 2010

A regular meeting of the Minnewaukan City Council was held June 8, 2010 at 5:30 p.m. in the city library. Present were Mayor Trish McQuoid and council members Mark Motis, Steve Huffman and Rita Staloch. Also present were City Auditor Debra Trnka, Water Plant Operator Ward Christensen and Dale Halvorson. Absent was council member Shane Monda.

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

The motion carried unanimously.

A motion was made by Motis, seconded by Staloch, that Ward Christensen attend the water training in Devils Lake on June 23. The motion carried unanimously.

A motion was made by Motis, seconded by Huffman, to approve training in Minot on June 16-18 and vacation on July 5-11 for Deb Trnka. The motion carried unanimously.

A motion was made by Staloch, seconded by Motis, to approve the minutes from May 12, 18, 25, 2010 and June 1, 2010. Staloch, yes; Motis, yes; Huffman abstained. The motion carried.

A motion was made by Staloch, seconded by Huffman, to approve pull tab sales by Rick’s of Minnewaukan upon approval by the state. The motion carried unanimously.

A motion was made by Motis, seconded by Staloch, to have Huffman investigate other options for sensor placement on the water tower. The motion carried unanimously.

A motion was made by Staloch, seconded by Motis, to approve the Bremer Bank lease with the change of 90 days notice for cancellation of the lease. The motion carried unanimously.

A motion was made by Huffman, seconded by Staloch, to pay all bills. The motion carried unanimously.

Hawkins, Inc. $1,602.44

Ward Christensen 43.87

Minot State University 175.00

Lyle Signs 1,135.75

NAPA 155.97

Northern Plains Electric 345.16

Benson Co. Farmers Press 235.93

AmeriPride 70.56

Farmers Union Oil 48.25

Double M Sanitation 2,929.00

Postmaster 56.00

Home of Economy 150.50

Traynor Law Firm 331.17

Steve Huffman 699.50

Hawkins, Inc. 1,957.84 ND Dept. of Health 32.00 Ward Christensen 15.70 ADAPCO 615.00 Commercial Maint Chem Corp 488.99 Otter Tail Power Co. 1,896.27 McQuoid’s Grocery 368.79 Payroll 7,781.30 Payroll Liabilities 595.28 There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned.

Debra Trnka

Auditor

Trish McQuoid

Mayor


MINUTES OF REGULAR MEETING

LEEDS CITY COUNCIL

May 3, 2010

The Leeds City Council met in regular session May 3, 2010 at 6 p.m. at the Leeds City Hall. Present were Mayor Lloyd Himle. council members Betty Anderson, Pete Ritterman, Kyle Nelsen and Lori Nelsen. Also present were Jady Stuberg, Steve Rohrer, Jim and Diane Skold, Jan Lee and Dan Schaefer.

Lloyd Himle called the meeting to order.

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

Steve Rohrer gave the council an update on police activity. The council requested that a deputy be present on Wednesday evenings to patrol.

Jim and Diane Skold were present to discuss the "Tester" Apartments.

They would like to sell them; the structure of the building is sound, but the insides need work.

Jan Lee talked to the council about the status of her house and FEMA.

The city is interested in buying the property for clean-up purposes. Jan is interested in selling and is going to look for the property abstract.

Jady Stuberg reported to the council on the work at the water plant. All of the work is completed, but at this time the city is still on rural water.

Jady is going to rent a street sweeper to clean city streets.

Jady will start trimming trees soon and is looking into getting a new mower.

A motion was made by Lori Nelsen, seconded by Pete Ritterman, to hire part-time summer help for Jady. The motion carried.

A motion was made by Kyle Nelsen, seconded by Betty Anderson, to price out a mower, grapple fork and used batwing. The motion carried.

Tim Boehmer looked at the lift station and recommended a sixteen inch ring be added. He is interested in doing the lagoon work for the city.

Dan Schaefer was present to discuss rural water options. The council will discuss the options presented and will schedule Dan to attend the August meeting.

A motion was made by Pete Ritterman, seconded by Kyle Nelsen, to accept Kelly Fischer’s building permit.The motion carried.

The council would like Raphael Keller to attend the next meeting to discuss his rental houses in town.

Brandi will call the State Fire Marshall to discuss the city’s burn permit.

The council decided that the following items are "white items" at the city landfill: stoves, washers, dryers, refrigerators, water heaters, dishwashers and air conditioners.

The council discussed water, sewer and garbage. The new fee schedule will start June 1, 2010 and water meters need to be read every month.

City-wide clean-up was discussed.

A motion was made by Lori Nelsen, seconded by Pete Ritterman, to pay bills. The motion carried.

Bills are as follows:

Wages $3676.86

B&H Oil 88.46

Benson Co. Farmers Press 112.77

Benson Co. Sheriff 200.00

Central Painting 5895.00

Chad’s Amoco 294.42

City of Minot 60.00

Darrell’s Electric 611.17

Jeff Jacobson 58.07

Mike Swanson Const. 4593.00

Mystery Guild 18.98

ND Rural Water 75.00

Northern Plains 789.10

Otter Tail Power Co. 1827.23

Ritterman Trucking 9550.00

Rugby Sanitation 3800.00

Tracy’s Market 9.68

UCBND Ins. 428.70

UCBND 1577.31

Visa 365.23

There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned.

Brandi Anderson

City Auditor

Lloyd Himle

Mayor


AGENDA

MINNEWAUKAN SCHOOL BOARD

June 22, 2010 – 6 p.m.

I. Call to order

II. Additions and approval of agenda

III. Delegations and communications A. Opportunity for public to speak IV. Reading and approval of minutes V. Presentation of bills VI. Reports A. General fund; B. Special fund; C. Hot lunch; D. Capitol projects VII. Old business A. Teachers contracts/openings; B. Summer plans – 1.

Bus garage and previous school renovation, 2. Other; C. Flood preparations; D. Energy conservation (windows) grant; E. Policy handbook review (schedule time) VIII. New business A. Break in at Pre-k building; B. Impact Aid Construction grant program; C. Election discussion IX. Principals’ reports X. Next meeting date and time XI. Adjournment


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