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Pase 8 LEGAL NOTICES THE WALSH COUNTY PRESS WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 28,2015 City Of Park River, North Dakota ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS 00030 Notice is hereby given that sealed bids for furnishing all labor, materials, equipment, other facilities, and items necessary or incidental to 2015 Pavement Replacement will be received by the City of Park River at the city office, and will be publicly opened and read aloud at the City Council Chambers in the City of Park River, 1:30 PM, February 12, 2015. Bids being mailed or delivered prior to 02/12/2015, can be sent to: City of Park River c/o City Auditor PO Box C 514 Briggs Ave S Park River, ND 58270 The scope of Work to be completed under this Project generally consists of: Aggregate base removal and stockpiling, milling of bituminous pavement, removal of pavement, manhole and gate valve adjustment, bituminous pavement, bituminous overlay, concrete valley gutter, concrete curb and gutter removal and replacement, crack sealing, traffic control, and erosion and sedimentation control. Pavement Improvements and related items consist of the following approximate quantities: 1 LS Mobilization, 1 LS Traffic Control, 1 LS SWPPP Implementation & Maintenance, 11 EAAdjust Manholes, 22 EA Adjust Gate Valves, 19 SY Pavement Removal, 7,004 SY Aggregate Base Removal/Grading, 4,021 SY Milling of Asphalt Surface, 6,950 LS Crack Seal, 11,916 SY Bituminous Overlay (1.5"), 7,023 SY Full Depth Bituminous Repair (4"). Alternate bids will be considered for increasing the scope of work to include remove concrete curb and gutter, install concrete curb and gutter, and install concrete valley gutter. The work shall be done under one contract in accordance with Bidding Documents on file in the Office of the City Auditor, 514 Briggs Ave S, Park River, North Dakota. Each Bid must be completed in accordance with the Bidding Documents and accompanied by a separate envelope containing an acceptable Bidder's bond executed by the Bidders principal and by a surety company authorized to do business in the State of North Dakota payable to the City of Park River in the amount equal to five percent (5%) of the full amount of the Bidder's maximum Bid submitted. This is to serve as a guarantee that the successful Bidder will enter into a Contract within seven (7) days of Notice of Award in accordance with the terms of the principal's Bid and a contractor's bond as required for the performance of such work. No Bid will be read or considered which does not fully comply with the above provisions as to the Bidder's bond, and any deficient Bid submitted will be released and returned to the Bidder immediately. Each Bid shall contain a copy of a contractor's license or certificate of renewal thereof issued by the Secretary of State enclosed in the required bid bond envelope. No contract shall be awarded to any contractor unless Bidder is the holder of a license in the class within which the value of the project falls. All Bids must be submitted in a Bidding envelope that is securely sealed. The envelope shall be plainly marked to indicate the contents and shall show the name of the person, firm, or corporation submitting the Bid, project title, and acknowledge receipt of all Addenda. No Bid will be read or considered that does not fully comply with the above provisions regarding bonding and licensure, and receipt of Addenda, if any. Any deficient Bid submitted will be returned to the Bidder unopened. Bids will be taken under advisement and the award of the contract, if awarded, will be made within sixty (60) days after the date of opening the Bids. The City Council reserves the right to reject any or all Bids or to waive any informality in the Bids received as deemed to be most favorable to the interest of the City of Park River. All Work shall be Substantially Complete by September 30, 2015 and Complete and ready for Final Payment by October 30, 2015. Complete digital project bidding documents are available at www.AE2S.com or www.questcdn.com. You may download the digital plan documents for $30.00 by inputting Quest project #3659781 on the website's Project Search page. Please contact QuestCDN.com at 952-233-1632 or info@questcdn.com for assistance in free membership registration, downloading, and working with this digital project information. Copies of the Plans and Specifications and other Bidding and Contract Documents may be obtained from Advanced Engineering and Environmental Services, Inc. (AE2S), 3101 South Frontage Road, Moorhead, MN 56560 for a NON-REFUNDABLE charge of $100.00 for each paper set of documents requested or $40.00 for each CD. All costs associated with preparation of Bids shall be borne by the Bidder. Documents may also be examined at the office of the City Auditor, 514 Briggs Ave S Park River, ND 58270, or at the offices of AE2S in Grand Forks, Bismarck, and Fargo, ND; Moorhead and Maple Grove, MN; builders exchanges in Grand Forks, Bismarck, and Fargo, ND and in Minneapolis, MN, and at Reed Construction Data and McGraw-Hill Construction. Done by order of the City Council of the City of Park River, North Dakota, January 12, 2015. Ann Berg City Auditor (Jan. 21, 28, Feb. 4, 2015) Valle -Edinburg District #118 Special Board Of Education Meeting VALLEY-EDINBURG DISTRICT #118 SPECIAL BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING WEDNESDAY, 7:00 PM JANUARY 7, 2015 HOOPLE, ND Meeting called to order by President Dan Johnson Present: Dan Johnson, Valley Edinburg School District #118 School Board President, Darrel Pastorek, Vice President, Fred Hall, Mary Laxdal, Dianne Goodoien, Andrew Gullickson, and Janne Myrdal, School Board Members. Superintendent John J. Oistad, III and Business Manager A. Eileen Rinde Discussion was held on Superintendent Search/Process, directive of the board, was to conduct the superintendent search by the District. January 15, 2015 was the deadline set to have the vacancy posted in the following: Job Service ND, NDSBA Bulletin and NDCEL Umbrellla. The contact person will be Eileen Rinde, Business Manager, any applications will be scanned and e-mailed to personnel committee. The application procedure will be as follows a letter of application, certification of teaching or superintendent degree, resume', and three letters of recommendation. A brochure will be designed by a high school class that summarizes the candidate qualifications, general information about the school district, school board, teaching and classified staff and communities. This brochure will be available to the board for approval prior to availability to applicants for the position. Meeting adjourned MSC: MyrdaI-Goodoien Assuming a roll call vote-vote unanimous Dan Johnson, President A. Eileen Rinde, Business Manager (Jan. 28, 2015) Valley-Edinhurg District #118 Board Of Education Meeting VALLEY-EDINBURG DISTRICT #118 BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING TUESDAY, 7:00 PM DECEMBER 11, 2014 HOOPLE ND Meeting called to order by President Dan Johnson Present: Dan Johnson-School District #118 President, Darrel Pastorek, Fred Hall, Dianne Goodoien, Andrew Gullickson, School Board Members, absent Janne Myrdal and Mary Laxdal, Superintendent John J. Oistad, III, HS Principal Michael Kaiser, Elementary Principal Andrew Currie APPROVAL OF AGENDA MSC: Goodoien-Pastorek to add Loren Estad under new business Assuming a roll call vote-vote unanimous APPROVAL OF MINUTES MSC: HalI-Pastorek to approve November minutes as written. Assuming a roll call vote-vote unanimous APPROVAL OF FINANCIAL REPORTS AND SAVINGS ANALYSIS Activities beginning balance is $18,854.58-Month end balance $23,583.86. Hot Lunch beginning balance is $68,885.13 Month end balance $69,295.45 District General Fund beginning balance $1,495,900.75; ending balance $1,578,845.69 Special Reserve Fund- Beginning Balance $186,716.19; ending balance $186,762.18. Building Fund Beginning Balance $54,302.74; Ending Balance $155,672.38. Savings Analysis report as of December 11,2014 Total District Cash: Flexi Medical Spending Account 19,910.81 General Fund Checking 654,200.83 General Fund Savings 1,008,497.30 Special Reserve Fund 186,800.38 Building Fund Checking 155,900.71 Building Fund Savings Special Activities Checking 20,159.33 Hot Lunch Checking 58,969.19 Total Cash: 2,104,438.55 1/2 of Total Cash 1,052,219.28 Less checking funds already at Citizens State Bank: Special Activities Checking (20,159.33) Hot Lunch Checking (58,969.19) Balance needed in Citizens 973,090.76 Savings Accounts: Less Current Savings Balance (1,008,497.30) Cash to be deposited into First United 35,406.54 MSC: Pastorek-Gullickson to approve financial reports and transfer of funds Assuming a roll call vote-vote unanimous REVIEW OF. BILLS MSC: Goodoien-Hall to approve the review of bills. Assuming a roll call vote-vote unanimous ADMINSTRATIVE REPORTS Superintendent Oistad reviewed the Title Ill Fall 2014 ELL Consortium Annual Report with the board. Valley-Edinburg School has received $8,540.10 in Title I reallocated funds. Superintendent Oistad reviewed the semester exam exemption policy with the board. Secondary Principal Kaiser reviewed his report with the board. Principal Currie reviewed his report with the board. COMMITTEE REPORTS Curriculum Nothing to report Personnel Oistad retirement letter read MSC: HalI-Pastorek to approve resignation with regret Assuming a roll call vote-vote unanimous Technology MSC: Goodoien-Pastorek to approve Technology meeting minutes Assuming a roll call vote-vote unanimous Vocational Information on Vocational issues will put on agenda for the Board Retreat to be held in February Building and Grounds Pictures of the bottom of gym floor in Crystal were reviewed. Sports Coop MSC: Gullickson-Pastorek to approve Sports Coop minutes Assuming a roll call vote-vote unanimous NEW BUSINESS SUPERINTENDENT FORMATIVE EVULATION MSC: HalI-Goodoien to approve completion of superintendent formative evaluation. Assuming a roll call vote-vote unanimous LOREN ESTAD Issues that were brought up were 1) Attendance policy in student handbook, concern that students are attending school while ill to secure a test exemption 2) Snow removal in Crystal, when there is only a dusting, Andy Gullickson will contact Jacob Gannsle, Crystal Mayor to assist Crystal custodian. 3) The organization of a gym committee made up of members from the school board and people representing each community in the District to investigate the possibility of building a new gymnasium. This later suggestion will be placed on the agenda for the Board retreat to be, held i February. .... Meeting adjourned Dan Johnson, Boarc/President A. Eileen Rinde, Business Manager (Jan. 28, 2015) City Of Park River, North Dakota Regular Council Meeting CITY OF PARK RIVER, NORTH DAKOTA, REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING, MONDAY, DECEMBER 8, 2014 AT 7:30 P.M. The City o1 Park River held their regular meeting of the Park River City Council on Monday, December 8, 2014 at 7:30 P.M. Mayor Stenvold called the meeting to order with the following present: Councilmen Knutson, Lundquist, Byron, and Anderson, City Coordinator Jolene Halldorson, City Attorney T Laaveg, Public Works Director Dennis Larson, and Auditor Ann Berg. Absent, Councilmen Lorton and Blake. Others; Dean Skjerven and Steve Rehovsky. Byron moved and Anderson seconded to approve the minutes of the November 10, 2014 Regular Council meeting with the following corrections; Remove the following - "The Employee Relations Committee reported the following recommendations for city employee salary adjustments: 2015 a 3% increase; 2016 a 2% increase; and 2017 a 2% increase. Blake moved to approve the Committees recommendations, Praska seconded. Upon roll call, all voted aye. Motion carried." Change the following from "?? year" to 9 year. Upon roll call vote, all voted aye. M/C. Lundquist moved and Anderson to approve the minutes of the November 17, 2014 Special Council meeting with the following correction; Change amount of "???" to $5,465.21. Upon roll call vote, all voted aye. M/C. Anderson moved and Byron seconded to approve the following bills for payment. Upon roll call vote, all voted aye. M/C. GENERAL FUND 28357 BC/BSof ND 815.99 358 Sillers, Laaveg, & Wenzel 750.00 359 AlphaTron, inc 309.00 28360 DFD Express Inc 1,759.13 East Side Garage 814.41 First Care Health Center 33.00 Leon's Building Center, Inc Lon's Hardware 291.80 NDLC 970.00 Northdale Oil, Inc 1,737.71 North Star Coop 525.88 Office of-the State Auditor 361 362 363 410.72 364 365 366 367 368 165.00 369 Polar Comm 533.27 28370 PR Implement, LLC 765.97 371 Glenn Rost 250.00 372 Samson Electric LTD 110.69 373 Stone's Mobile Radio, Inc 209.70 374 Sillers, Laaveg, & Wenzel 513.50 375 WalshCountyAuditor 5,961.65 376 Walsh County Press 392.54 377 Darrell Carlson 140.00 378 Farmers Union Service Assoc 293.00 379 J.P. Cooke CO. 57.50 28380 Montana Dakota Utilities 822.96 381 PR Airport Authority 44.98 382 PR Park District 30.29 383 PR Public Library 47.85 384 Special Funds 68.45 385 Downtown Decorations Inc 1,332.62 386 Drummer's Diesel, Inc. 474.38 387 MFOAOFND 30.00 388 ND Dept of Transportation 1,022.38 389 Walsh County Highway Dept 165.00 28390 General Funded Depreciation 20,000.00 391 Special Funds 128.53 392 Afiac 8.37 393 Discovery Benefits 43.19 394 NDPERS 27.84 395 NDPERS 14.16 396 NDPERS 586.48 397 QUILL 540.05 1630 Machart, Louis 311.69 EFTPS GF12-15-14 51.62 EFTPS GFMU 12-15-14 523.14 1631 Berg, Ann OT 267.31 EFTPS GF OT 12-15-14 100.94 1632 Bosh, Galen 2014 Unused Vac 66.04 1633. Irvine, Joshua 2014 Unused Vac 106.28 1634 Kalgard, Wade 2014 Unused Vac 17.17 1635 Larson, Dennis 2014 Unused Vac 294.78 1636 Linstad, Stefan 2014 Unused Vac 113.56 EFTPS GF 2014 Unused Vac 12-31- 14 186.93 1637 Machart, Louis 282.82 EFTPS GF12-31-14 46.86 EFTPS GFMU12-31-14 434.01 MUNICIPAL UTILITIES 32556 BC/BS of North Dakota 5,397.51 557 AlphaTron, Inc 127.40 AmeriPride Services, Inc Border States Electric Supply City of Fargo 28.00 Grand Forks Utility Billing 558 124.88 559 7,899.61 32560 561 149.00 562 Consolidated Waste, LTD. 16,562.55 563 Discovery Benefits, Inc 22.00 564 Ethanol Products, LLC 1,837.57 565 Funded Depreciation 20,000.00 566 Hawkins Inc 298.00 567 Jim's Super Valu 25.72 568 Lagoon Maintenance 1,620.57 569 Light & Water Dept 2,744.59 32570 Lon's Hardware 25.95 571 Michael Kilmer Const, inc 11,360.00 13,287.07 572 Morgan Printing 114.00 3418 First United Bank 50,000.00 573 ND One Call Inc. 17.60 3419 General Fund 9,200.00 574 NDPERS 16.75 3420 Lagoon Maintenance 575 NorthdaleOil, Inc 726.88 19,000.00 576 North Star Coop 276.26 Street Improvement Dist#2012-2: 577 Polar Communications 155.03 5008 Kadrmas Lee & Jackson 578 PR Implement, LLC 95.56 3,624.57 579 Samson Electric LTD 41.50 5009 Kadrmas, Lee & Jackson 32580 VerizonWireless 50.37 1,924.84 581 Mortenson & Rygh, PTR Street Improvement District 2013-1: 1,350.00 3023 First United Bank 25,000.00 582 Water Bond Fund 05 4,830.00  Water Tower Rev Bd Series 2014: 583 Water Rev Bond Fund Phase II 10015 US Bank 800.00 3,450.00 10016 Naastad Brothers, inc 584 Water Sur-Charge Fund 63,243.42 5,000.00 10017 Maguire Iron, Inc 153,580.53 585 Water System Repair& Replace 10018 Advanced Engineering 1,500.00 36,983.12 586 Walsh County Press 95.98 10019 Advanced Engineering 587 Dakota Supply Group 3,724.18 15,442.46 588 Verizon Wireless 50.37 10020 First United Bank 500,000.00 589 Nodak Electric Cooperative 5,998.59 Mayor Stenvold asked Auditor A Berg 32590 Postmaster 301.27 to go over the Phase II North Star 591 General Fund 27,537.13 Addition Tax Increment Financing (T.I.F.) 592 Aflac 264.03  and special assessment possibilities for 593 Discovery Benefits 275.13 : the Council. The temporary warrant for 594 Discovery Benefits, Inc 22.00 i- the project will be closing in January. A 595 Graymont (WI) LLC 5,583.61 warrant of $583,000.00 was taken out to 596 Karen Johnson 255.00 pay for the paving construction costs. 597 NDPERS 167.28 The costs will be split with $125,000 going 598 NDPERS 180.96 to special assessments and $458,000 599 NDPERS 4,738.60 going to a T.I.R The total bond debt 32600 Polar Communications 58.00 601 Quill Corporation 655.14 317742 Void 0.00 7212-21 Salaries 12-15-14 11,550.00 EFTPS MU 12-15-14 3,947.83 - 7222 Bell, Corrine 678.50 EFTPS PK Dist 12-15-14 186.96 7223 Berg, Ann OT 1,639.20 7224 Bosh, Galen OT 29.96 7225 Kalgard, Wade OT 324.38 7226 Linstad, Stefan OT 131.25 EFTPS MU OT 12-15-14 927.76 7227 Larson, Dennis Bonus 3,723.04 EFTPS MU Bonus 12-31-14 1,581.67 7228 Bosh, Galen 2014 Unused Vac 66.04 7229 Irvine, Joshua 2014 Unused Vac 396.35 7230 Kalgard, Wade 2014 Unused Vac 96.28 7231 Larson, Dennis 2014 Unused Vac 1,067.74 7232 Linstad, Stefan 2014 Unused Vac 509.72 EFTPS MU 2014 Unused Vac 12=3i  f 14 636.01 >, 7233-41 Salaries 12-31:4- 11,016.06 EFTPS MU 12-31-14 3,782.40 = 7242 Bell, Corrine 678.50 , EFTPS Pk Dist 12-31-14 186.96 7243 Berg, Ann 135.67 ii' EFTPS MU OT 12-31-14 59.88 Special Funds: 3416 PR Development Corp 5,000.00 3417 05 Sales Tax Rev Bd Fd recommend structure for the entire North Star Addition project is a 20 year special assessment of $4d0,000 with charges of $1,338 to each lot and a 20 year T.I.F. bond of $805,000. The City would be responsible for the annual debt service on its pro-rata share of the bond outside of the TIF Revenue. Money many need to be borrowed from the Sales Tax Capital Improvement Fund to pay the City's portion until the TIF has enough money to cover the loan & interest costs. Lundquist moved and Knutson seconded to accept the Canvas of Votes as received from the WC Auditor and upon roll call, all voted aye. M/C. City Attorney T Laaveg recommended to the Council to re-classify the City Assessor from an independent contractor to a part-time employee. Byron moved and Anderson seconded to re-classify the City Assessor from an independent contractor to a non-benefitted part-time employee. Upon roll call vote, all voted aye. M/C. Auditor A Berg presented a pay request from Kadrmas, Lee & Jackson, Inc (KLJ) in the amount of $3,624.57 for engineering services on the North Star Addition Street Improvement District #2012-1. Lundquist moved and Anderson seconded to approve payment of the invoice from KLJ Upon roll call vote, all voted aye. M/C. PWD Larson provided the Council with the following water tower project bills for payment; Knutson moved and Byron seconded to pay Naastad Brothers, Inc pay request #3 for $63,243.42. The change order was for additional service line connections needed. Knutson moved and Lundquist seconded to pay Naastad Brothers, Inc change order #3 for $62,378.45. Lundquist moved and Anderson seconded to pay Advanced Engineering's invoice # 40561 for $36,983.12 and invoice #41115 for $15,442.46. Byron moved and Lundquist seconded, pending PWD D Larson's inspection and approval, to pay Maguire Iron's Application No 3 for $160,343.72 less Change order #2 for $6,763.20 totaling $153,580.53. Upon roll call vote of all of the aforementioned motions, all members voted aye and all motions carried. Mayor Stenvold presented the following recommendations from the Sales Tax Committee; The Council approves a request for an interest buy down up to $5,500 in the form of a loan from the Sales Tax Economic Development Fund on a PACE loan from the Bank of North Dakota for Lundquist Enterprises, LLP. Knutson moved and Byron seconded to approve the recommendation and upon roll call vote; Knutson, Byron and Anderson voted aye, Lundquist abstained. M/C. The Council approves a $5,000 housing incentive from the Sales Tax Economic Development Fund to the PR Economic Development Corp who will issue a $5,000 check to non and Rita Beneda. Byron moved and Lundquist seconded to approve the recommendation and upon roll call vote, all voted aye. M/C. Lundquist Enterprises, LLP approached former Auditor T Larson requesting a 5 year, 100% tax abatement for a combination Laundromat, car sales, and office building. At the time of the request Larson felt the project qualified under the guidelines as there were no like businesses located in Park River. Due to Larson's illness the appropriate paperwork was not submitted to the Council in a timely manner. Knutson moved and Anderson seconded to approve Lundquist Enterprises, LLP's request for a 5-year, 100% tax abatement and upon roll call vote Knutson, Byron and Anderson voted aye, Lundquist abstained. M/C. City Attorney T Laaveg presented to the Council a Joint Powers Agreement between the City of Park River Public Library and the Park River Area School District #8. A majority of the previous agreement stayed the same except for the following changes; Park River Public School District #78 changed to Park River Area School District #8 and the yearly management fee be changed from the former rate of $6,500 per year to the current rate of $10,000 per year. Lundquist moved and Knutson seco-nded to approve the updated Joint Powers Agreement as presented and upon roll call vote, all voted aye. M/C. City Attorney T Laaveg presented the Planning and Zoning committee's recommendation on Hill Ave N street width and type of curb and gutter. The Committee recommend that f the portion of Hill Ave N, located on the (st ,ideof Lot 9 Bk 8 in Birders' Additiop, is eer paved and curb and gutter added:the street should be widened to match the width of the existing paved portion of Hill Ave N and that the curb and gutter match the existing curb and gutter. Fire hydrants, water lines and other utilities are in place to match existing paved portions of the street. Anderson moved and Byron seconded to grant the transfer of The Club's liquor license to the City Hall on 1 - 3-15 for Bentz/Miller Wedding afl uPon roll call vote, all voted aye. MIC.  , Auditor Berg presented the November 28, 2014 Pledge of Securities to the Council. Berg explained the limit pledged to cover the City's deposits needed to be increased to cover the deposit of $1.8 million dollars in Municipal Bonds for the Water Tower project. Knutson moved and Byron seconded to approve the Pledge of Securities and upon roll call vote, all voted aye. M/C. Berg reported to the Council the Park River Community Club has people lined up to judge the Christmas Lighting contest. Lundquist moved and Byron seconded to award an energycredit to the winners of the Christmas lighting contest. The awards will be $30 for first place, $20 for second place and $10 for third place in each of the three wards. Upon roll call vote, all voted aye. M/C: Being no further business, the meeting adjourned at 8:28 PM. Dan Stenvold, Mayor ATTEST: Ann Berg, City Auditor (Jan. 28, 2015)