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LEGAL NOTICES THE A/ALSH COUNTY PRESS WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 2015 Pae 9 Adverti;ement for Bids Park River Area Public cnool ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS PARK RIVER AREA PUBLIC SCHOOLS PARK RIVER, ND PARK RIVER PUBLIC SCHOOLS School District #8, Park River, North Dakota, will receive sealed bids in duplicate for Park River Area Schools Building Improvements Bid Package #1 : Structural Steel Supply, until 1:00 PM, Friday, March 13, 2015. Bids will be received by the Superintendent of Schools - Mr. Kirk Ham, Park River Area Public Schools Offices, 605 6th Street, Park River, ND 58270. There is no agent for the receipt of bids other than the Superintendent of Schools. Bids will be opened and read aloud at the time and place specified herein. Contracts are directly with the school district for the SUPPLY only of the structural steel. Structural Steel Bid Packages will consist of: Columns, beams/trusses, metal decking and miscellaneous structural components to provide a mezzanine in existing interior space of approximately 4,700 SF as defined in Scope of Work 01 11 00 in the project manual. Bids shall be submitted on bid form provided in the SUPPLY specifications. The complete bid form shall be submitted without alterations, additions or erasures. Envelopes containing bids must be sealed marked separately "Park River Area Public Schools Building Improvements Bid Package #1 : Structural Steel Supply" with the name and address of the bidder, and the date and hour of the opening. Bids shall be delivered to: Superintendent of Schools - Kirk Ham Park River Public Schools District Offices 605 6th Street Park River, ND 58270 Lump sum bids for this work are solicited from supply contractors specializing in, or highly experienced in this work. Contractors can obtain bidding documents from Franz Reprographics, 2781 Freeway Blvd, Brooklyn Center, MN 55430, telephone 763-503-3401, online at Bidding documents will be available on or about March 2nd, 2015. To order hard copies of plans send $25 deposit per set made payable to Park River Area Public School to Franz Repro. Plan deposit will be returned upon receipt of all bidding documents returned in useable condition within (20) days after the date bids have been received. Electronic documents are available at no charge. Bidding documents are on file and available for inspection at the Owner's office, the Engineer's office, and the Program Manager's office. Each bid of $10,000 or greater shall be accompanied by a certified or cashier's check, or a bid bond in the amount of at least five (5%) percent of the amount of the bid made payable to Park River Area Public Schools as bid security that, if the bid is accepted, the contractor will execute the contract and file the required performance and payment bonds within the allotted time period after notice of award of contract. The Board of Education reserves the right to accept or reject any or all bids or parts of bids and waive any formalities or irregularities in the bidding. No bid may be withdrawn for a period of forty-five (45) days after bid opening without consent of the Board of Education. PARK RIVER PUBLIC SCHOOLS, DISTRICT #8 Park River, Walsh County, North Dakota Publication Dates: Feb 25, 2015 Mar 4, 2015 Mar 11, 2015 (Feb. 25, Mar 4, Mar 11, 2015) Park River Area School District Regular Board Of Education Meeting Park River Area School District Special Board Of Education Meeting PARK RIVER AREA SCHOOL DISTRICT REGULAR BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING WEDNESDAY, 5:30 PM JAN. 14, 2015 PARK RIVER, ND Regular Board Meeting held January 14, 2015. Members present: Rost, Houser, Thompson, Hahn, Bata, Laaveg and Brummond. President Hahn called the meeting to order at 5:30 P.M. School bus rental was added to the agenda. M: Laaveg S: Brummond to approve the Minutes of the Regular Board Meeting Qn December 11, 2014, All in favor, M.C. M: Brummond S: Thompson to approve the expenditures as follows: General Fund #1993-2035, $250,962.49; Special Activities #1475-1515, $121,010.19; and Payroll and Benefits #75765-75808 and #1014-1078, $326,846.70, All in favor, M.C. J.P.MORGAN 18,874.78 VERIZON 42.26 CENEX FLEETCARD 194.09 THREE STAR DAIRY, INC. 6,295.57 THE HARTFORD 1,545.33 AFLAC 1,706.28 DISCOVERY BENEFITS 2,806.39 BLUE CROSS BLUE SHIELD 16,973.13 AMAZON.COM CREDIT 646.83 ARTEKTA ARCHITECTS 85,134.61 BETH'S HOME COOKING 1,331.40 BRENDA NILSON 110.20 CULINEX 27.27 DAHLEN PLUMBING & HEATING 216.40 DEPT OF PUBLIC INSTRUCTION 15.87 DISCOVERY BENEFITS 105.00 DONNY PORTER 166.20 DORSHER PIANO TUNING 230.00 FOSTER JACOBS & JOHNSON INC 20,000.00 GREATAMERICA FINANCIAL SVCS 1,696.00 JANAGUDMUNDSON 102.20 HEART OF THE VALLEY CONSORTIUM 400.00 JAYMAR BUSINESS FORMS, INC. 148.14 KADRMAS, LEE & JACKSON, INC. 11,518.89 KEVlN SKAVHAUG 84.00 KIRK HAM 17.92 LEON'S BUILDING CENTER 19.47 LIGHT & WATER DEPT 9,062.97 MONTANA DAKOTA UTILITIES 4,720.74 NARDINI FIRE EQUIPMENT CO., INC. 159.50 ND SCHOOL BUSINESS MGR PROGRAM 500.00 NORTH STAR COOP 5,959.58 PARK RIVER AREA SCHOOL 57.24 PENWORTHY 182.70 ROCHELLE KOVARIK 110.20 SAMSON ELECTRIC 998.01 SANGRAIT'S AUTO SERVICE 626.65 THREE STAR DAIRY, INC. 2,879.17 UPPER VALLEY SPECIAL EDUCATION 43,977.57 US FOODSERVlCE 8,864.24 KEVIN VANCAMP 558.00 WALSH COUNTY PRESS 392.34 WAYNES VARIETY 40.00 WELCH'S BAKERY 1,465.35 DONNA GALLOWAY 8,291.00 THREE STAR DAIRY, INC. 585.74 LARRY GAARDER 2,664.00 PARK RIVER AREA REVOLVING ACCT 5,124.92 LYRIC THEATRE 1,102.00 PARK RIVER AREA SCHOOL 10,167.38 PARK RIVER AREA SCHOOL 33,343.22 PARK RIVER AREA SCHOOL 10,698.67 PARK RIVER AREA SCHOOL 4,426.38 PARK RIVER AREA SCHOOL 6,990.92 HILLSBORO PUBLIC SCHOOL 100.00 AARON SCHRAMM 52.00 ALYSSA TAIT 105.00 AUSTIN MOE 66,00 BRENDA SCHERR 75,00 Park River Area School District 8 Notice Of School Board Election City of Edinburg Council Proceedings Valley-Edinburg District #1 ! 8 Board Of Education Meeting VALLEY-EDINBURG DISTRICT #118 BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING MONDAY, 7:00 PM JANUARY 19, 2015 EDINBURG, ND Meeting called to order by President Dan Johnson Present: Dan Johnson, Darrel Pastorek, Mary Laxdal, Dianne Goodoien, Janne Myrdal, and Fred Hall School Board Members absent- Andrew Gullickson Superintendent John J. Oistad, III, HS Principal, Michael Kaiser, Elementary Principal, Andrew Currie and Business Manager A. Eileen Rinde Others Present: Nona Hove APPROVAL OF MINUTES MSC: HalI-Laxdal to approve minutes Assuming a roll call vote-vote unanimous. APPROVAL OF FINANCIAL REPORTS AND SAVINGS ANALYSIS Activity Fund- Beginning Balance $23,583.86 ending Balance was $19,508.36; total revenue was $6,616.78 and total expense was $10,692.28 Hot Lunch Fund- Beginning balance $69,295.45 ending balance $65,246.16. District General Fund- Beginning balance $1,578,845.69; ending balance $1,548,803.13 Special Reserve Fund-Beginning balance $186,762.18; ending balance $186,800.38 Building Fund-Beginning balance $155,672.38; ending balance $155,900.71. Total % of revenue to date is 51.64%; total % of expenditures to date is 45%. Total District Cash: Flexi Medical Spending Account 19,910.81 General Fund Checking 846,722.22 General Fund Savings 973,258.96 Special Reserve Fund 187,101.18 Building Fund Checking 178,468.32 Building Fund Savings Special Activities Checking 19,625.70 Hot Lunch Checking 65,224.76 Total Cash: 2,290,331.95 1/2 of Total Cash 1,145,155.98 Less checking funds already at Citizens State Bank: Special Activities Checking (19,625.70) Hot Lunch Checking (65,224.76) Balance needed in Citizens 1,060,305.52 Savings Accounts: Less Current Savings Balance (973,258.96) Cash to be deposited Into Citizen's Account: 87,046.56 MSC: MyrdaI-Laxdal to approve financial reports and transfer of funds from First United Bank to Citizens State Bank Assuming a roll call vote-vote unanimous REVIEW OF BILLS MSC: LaxdaI-Hall to approve the review of bills. Assuming a roll call vote-vote unanimous Notice to Creditors ADMINSTRATIVE REPORTS Superintendent Oistad, III reported So Much...So Close! Pembina County Memorial Hosiptal Wedgewood Manor We are currently in need of the following positions: Accounts Payable Maintenance Mechanic CNAs Housekeeping Dietary/Cook GREAT BENEFIT PA CKA GE! We will be accepting applications for the AP position until Feb 27th. Apply online: or contact Human Resources at 701-265-6308 for more information. COCA-COLA REFRESHMENTS 2,516.07 GRAFTON SCHOOL DISTRICT 25.00 BRUCE HEGGEN 105.00 WYATT JELINEK 15.00 JENNIFER JOHNSON 56.82 JENNY HUNT 30.00 ISAK JOHNSON 10.00 JORDAN JOHNSON 66.00 JS WHOLESALE & VENDING 898.19 KEVIN SKAVHAUG 118.00 LARRY OMDAHL 10.00 MINNTEX CITRUS INC 9,287.50 ND HIGH SCHOOL ACT ASSOCIATION 92.50 BRETT OMDAHL 32.00 PARK RIVER AREA SCHOOL 12,137.10 PAT LESSMAN 8,514.25 PIZZA CORNER FROZEN PIZZA 801.00 SYDNEY PORTER 30.00 RELAY FOR LIFE 1,445.00 CAITLYN SCHERR 10.00 SPENCER SKAVHAUG 44.00 THREE STAR DAIRY, INC. 136.65 UNIVERSITY OF MN-CROOKSTON 60.00 US FOODSERVICE 658.58 WALSH COUNTY PRESS 50.00 WELCH'S BAKERY 69.30 Financial Report: Ham reported on taxes received. Administrative Reports: Nilson- Testing, Science Fair, enrollment update; Schramm - Semester testing, Professional Development, Kat Perkins Assembly, Math Counts, Spelling Bee and Parents Night; Ham - US Foods agreement, legislative issues and estate gift. Vocational Center: Brummond- discussed Grafton project. Discussed the Negotiations Seminar in early February. No one able to attend. Received an update on the Building Project. After discussion, a Special Meeting will be held January 22, 2015 at 5:30 P.M. Discussion was held on school bus rental. M: Laaveg S: Bata to approve the Library Joint Powers Agreement, All in favor, M.C. M: Rost S: Bata to approve William Galloway's Early Retirement Request, All in favor, M.C. M: Thompson S: Rost to approve Walsh County Arena Commission request, Brummond recused himself from voting, M.C. M: Laaveg S: Brummond to advertise for a Technology Coordinator with the ability to teach business, All in favor, M.C. M: Thompson S: Houser to approve Example I of the School Calendar with a start date of August 26, 2015, All in favor, M.C. M: Laaveg S: Brummond to set the date of the School Board Election to June 9, 2015, All in favor, M.C. M: Bata S: Laaveg to approve the Pledge of Assets, All in favor, M.C. M: Thompson S: Brummond to approve the Hockey Coop Agreement, All in favor, M.C. M: Thompson S: Rost to approve the Resolution for Destruction of Records by shredding, All in favor, M.C. Next Board meeting is scheduled for February 17, 2015 at 5:30 P.M. Meeting adjourned at 7:02 P.M. Diana Hahn, President No REA and Library report. ;: The Hockey Coop discussed coaching .; positions, bench buddy activity fee art Hinkel Business Manager uniforms. Discussion on School Board Retreat :: and School Board Self-Evaluation. Board will devote time to the Building Project. (Feb. 25, 2015) that North Dakota State Fire and Tornado Fund has responded to inquiry about repair to gym floor in Crystal. Shifting has occurred under the floor because of flooding; it is not covered. A copy of The Legislative Beacon was handed out to the board for their review; updates on bills proposed in State Session affecting school funding will be forwarded to the board. Secondary Principal Kaiser presented his report, noting that 22 students has perfect attendance for the semester. The Student Council sponsored a Christmas Party, Food Drive, and Winter Formal this past month. Professional Development workshops that have been attended were noted. Elementary Principal Currie presented his report, noting discipline log as well as reviewing Marzano strategies being used in classrooms. Peer observations will be held in Hoople on the 28th of January and in Crystal on the 29th. -COMMITTEE REPORTS Curriculum The next meeting is set for Thursday, 1/29/2015 in Hoople at 7:30 AM Technology An Active Panel purchased from Connecting Point is being installed in Crystal on 1/20/2015 NEW BUSINESS A. BUSINESS MANAGERS EVALUATION Evaluations have been e-mailed to board members, these will be completed and turned in or e-mailed to President Johnson by 1/26/2015. B. 2015-2016 SCHOOL CALANDAR MSC: Pastorek-Hall to approve calendar Assuming a roll call vote-vote unanimous D. PLEDGE OF ASSETS MSC: MyrdaI-Laxdal to approve pledge of securities provided by First United Bank-Hoople Branch, Citizens State Bank -Edinburg Assuming a roll call vote-vote unanimous E. DESTRUCTION OF OLD DOCUMENTS MSC: Goodoien-Laxdal to approve list as presented Assuming a roll call vote-vote unanimous MSC: MyrdaI-Goodoien to adjourn meeting Assuming a roll call vote-vote unanimous Meeting adjourned Dan Johnson, Board Vice President A. Eileen Rinde, Business Manager NEXT BOARD MEETING TO BE HELD THURSDAY FEBRUARY 19th IN CRYSTAL AT 5:30 PM BOARD RETREAT WILL BE HELD AT 7:00 PM AFTER THE REGULAR MEEDING (Feb. 25, 2015) ASSOCIATED POTATO BINS FOR SALE Mark Gourde intends to sell five potato bins in the Associated Potato warehouse in Grafton, North Dakota, to the highest written bidder(s). Please send a note of interest to David L Petersen, Attor- ney, 800 Hill Ave., Grafton, ND 58237, no later than March 13, 2015. Those who have sent a note of interest will be contacted and invited to submit a written bid for one or more of the five bins. On or about March 25, 2015, the written bids will be opened, and the successful bidder determined. Seller reserves the right to reject any or all bids. For further questions, please contact Mark Gourde at 701-352-3377 (home) or 701-520-3246 (cell). PARK RIVER AREA SCHOOL DISTRICT SPECIAL BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING THURSDAY, 5:35 PM JAN. 22, 2015 PARK RIVER, ND Special Board Meeting held January 22, 2015. Members present: Houser, Bata, Brummond, Rost, Hahn and Thompson. Board Member Laaveg was present via speaker phone. President Hahn called the meeting to order at 5:35 P.M. Presentation on updated Building Design. Discussion on design plans, cost and time line. Board Member Laaveg no longer available via speaker phone. M: Bata S: Houser to approve the Building Design, On roll call vote, Thompson - aye, Houser - aye, Bata - aye, Brummond - aye, Rost - aye, Hahn - aye, M.C. M: Houser S: Thompson to approve time line of project, On roll call vote, Rost - aye, Brummond - aye, Bata - aye, Hahn - aye, Thompson -aye, M.C. Meeting adjourned at 7:25 P.M. Diana Hahn, President Roberta Hinkel, Business Manager (Feb. 25, 2015) PARK RIVER AREA SCHOOL DISTRICT 8 NOTICE OF SCHOOL BOARD ELECTION JUNE 9, 2015 Notice is hereby given to qualified electors of the Park River Area School District 8 that a school board election will be held on Tuesday, June 9, 2015, to fill the following board positions: City, Rural and At-Large. The term of office for school board members is three years. A qualified elector desiring to be a candidate for the office of school board member must file a Statement of Intent and Statement of Interests with the Business Manager's office before 4:00 P.M., April 6, 2015. Forms may be obtained from the Business Manager's office. Roberta Hinkel (Feb. 25, 2015) CITY OF EDINBURG COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS FEBRUARY 9, 2015 Call to Order: Mayor Halldorson Present: Sondeland, Hall and Pewe. Absent: Hammer MSC: Sondeland, Pewe approve minutes as read. Carried MSC: Sondeland and Hall to approve payment of bills beginning with check #7100 through #7113 for a total of $5557.86, approve the monthly statement with a balance on hand of $34245.46 and approve the 2014 yearly statement with the balance of $34481.62. Checks: WC Treasurer $294.00 Salaries 443.17 ottertail 880.82 NE Reg Water 58.00 Polar 52.30 Park District 801.63 General Store 134.99 Langdon Fire Equipment 60.00 WC Treasurer 1792.33 V Brandvold 46.96 Edinburg FU Oil 320.66 CHS-Milton 448.00 Morgan Printing 225.00 Total 5557.86 Old Business: Jessisa Janowski present inquiring about the alley behind her property its restrictions and boundaries. New Business: MSC: Pewe and Sondeland to approve gaming permits 7 and 8 submitted by Northeast Snowmobile Club Assn and Tri-County Snowmobile Club. Motion carries. Adjourn: Sondeland Next Meeting: March 9, 2015 at 7:00 pm Minutes being published subject to the governing body's review and revision. Respectfully submitted Vera Brandvold, Auditor (Feb. 25, 2015) IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF WALSH COUNTY, STATE OF NORTH DAKOTA In the Matter of the Estate of Dennis E. Skorheim, Deceased Probate No. 50-2015-PR-00006 NOTICE TO CREDITORS NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned have been appointed co- 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 or said claims will be forever barred. Claims must be presented to Dennis V. Skorheim, 11137 66th St. NE, Adams, ND 58210 or Ronald Beneda, 142 North Star Dr., Park River, ND 58270, as Co- Personal Representatives of the estate or filed with the Court. Dated this 3rd day of February, 2015. Dennis V. Skorheim Co-Personal Reprehensive Ronald Beneda Co-Personal Representative Wes R. Welch, PC PO Box 107 201 Briggs Ave. S. Park River, ND 58270 (701)284-7833 Attorney for: Personal Representative (Feb. 18, 25 and March 4, 2015) Pembilier Nursing Center 1 North Border Estates Walhalla ND *MAINTENANCE POSITION* We m'e currently taking appticamns tbr a Ma.mtenance ptsiton wlIh the oppecttnt  to move into a 40 hour week Supe:tts  position. Succcsfu[ candtda|e mus he knowledgcabte ab)ut maior equpmem, rlrs, willing to learn State & Federal cedes. have eeetle:nt time managemen sk:i.I|s and the ahihy to prJorttize aK*;o Candidate will receive an exce|em benefi package nclud;mg heahh/4eraatevisien muratce. 49Ilk)plan. life in:urance and vcaton/sik time. Applications can be picked up at Pembflier Nursing (:enter, S00 Delano Avenue or apply at