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PAGE 8 THE PRESS MAY 25, 2011 FLPR baseball falls to North Border Left: Fordville-Lankin- Park River Flyers pitcher Brennan Blasky pitched well in the 2-1 loss to North Border. Top right: FLPR catcher Noah Zimmerman waits for the late arriving baseball as North Border scores the decisive run in their 2-1 win. Bottom right: Ben Thompson blocks the ball behind third base as the North Border arrives safely at the bag. PARK RIVER PUBLIC SCHHOL BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING TUESDAY, APRIL 19, 2011 6:05 PM, PARK RIVER, ND Regular board meeting held April 19, 2011. All members present, Also present were Mary Martin, Richard Holand, Lori Gaarder, Marcia Witmer, Karl Blake and members of the 5th grade class. President Hahn called the meeting to order at 6:05 p.m. M: Laaveg S: Brummond to approve the Minutes of the March 14, 2011, regular board meeting, All in favor, M.C. CARDMEMBER SERVICE $214.70 FARMS $20.00 RICK CLEMETSON $100.00 TAMI LUND $66.20 PARK RIVER ARENA COMMISSION $4,0O0.0O FLEXIBLE BENEFITS/DISCOVERY $2,207.30 FLEXIBLE BENEFITS/DISCOVERY $8O.0O MONTANA DAKOTA UTILITIES $4,960.71 VERIZON $19.92 REGION III MUSIC CONTEST $350.00 AFLAC $1,524.55 BLUE CROSS BLUE SHIELD OF ND $9,120.43 DAVID K. BECKMAN $7,000.00 RICK CLEMETSON $150.00 THE HARTFORD -PRIORITY ACCTS $2,020.07 ABM $1,107.81 AMAZON.COM CREDIT $107.89 AMERIPRIDE SERVICES $161.54 BALFOUR $121.45 BECKY SVOBODNY $25.00 BILL GALLOWAY $10.00 BRENT ARNDT $70.00 CANAD INN $207.90 CHS CREDIT CARD $127.55 CHAD SUNDBY $375.00 COLE PAPERS INC $837.00 CONNECTING POINT $2,270.00 DAHLEN PLUMBING & HEATING $929.85 DAKOTA FOOD EQUIPMENTS375.45 DAVID K. BECKMAN $25.00 DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC INSTRUCTI $259.36 DOUBLEWOOD INN $69.30 EAPC ARCHITECTS ENGINEERS $38.38 EIDE BAILLY TECHNOLOGY CONSULTING $142.50 GAFFANEYS $107.00 GRAFTON SCHOOL DISTRICT $7,486.72 GLS SPORTS $92.00 INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY DEPT. $423.00 JEAN FJELD $624.99 JIM'S SUPER VALU $338.79 JOY BUCHHOLTZ $1,084.98 KARIE HELGOE $300.00 KATHY KIBLER $1,800.24 KELLI O'TOOLE $100.00 KEVIN SKAVHAUG $243.60 KIERSTIN MYRDAL "'$196.40 KIRK HAM $15.00 KRINGSTAD IRONWORKS INC. $88.2O LANGDON FIRE EQUIPMENT $84.00 LEON'S BUILDING CENTER $445.77 LON'S HARDWARE $130.02 MARIBETH ANDERSON $20.00 MONTANA DAKOTA UTILITIES $3,268.09 NANCY LARSON $20.00 ND LEAD CENTER $799.00 NDCEL $50.00 NORTH STAR COOP $120.72 NORTH VALLEY VOCATIONAL CTR $767.00 NORTHDALE OIL INC. $4,499.00 ORIENTAL TRADING CO., INC. $6.99 PARK RIVER HIGH SCHOOL $205.00 PARK RIVER IMPLEMENT $948.69 POLAR CABLEVlSION ' $41.99 POLAR COMMUNICATIONS $128.83 PR SQUARE $98.98 PRAXAIR $126.75 QUILL CORPORATION $161.67 RAMKOTA HOTEL $228.00 ROBERT GOLL $43.50 SAMSON ELECTRIC $304.76 SCHOOL SPECIAL'I'Y $169.02 SHERRY CURRIE $191.00 STATE FIRE & TORNADO FUND $29.25 STEVE REHOVSKY $420.00 SYSCO NORTH DAKOTA $1,634.75 THREE STAR DAIRY, INC. $2,364.05 TRISHA COLE $41.90 4 UNIVERSAL ATHLETIC $516.85 UNIVERSITY OF OREGON $200.00 UPPER VALLEY SPECIAL EDUCATION t ......... $24,192.35 !)US FOODSERVlCE GRG DIVISION $7,127.92 VERIZON $21.23 WATER & LIG-IT DEPT $9,177.86 WAYNES VARIETY $169.67 WELCH'S BAKERY $625.60 WELLS FARGO CORPORATE TRUST SERVICE $121,022.50 WELLSFARGO BANK $400.00 WENGER CORPORATION $98.95 MIDWAY-MINTO $808.53 COCA-COLA REFRESNMENTS $360.00 MORGAN PRINTING $35.00 ND HIGH SCHOOL ACT ASSOCIATION $754.80 NORTH BORDER EAGLES $858.53 NORTHWOOD HIGH SCHOOL $84.00 ORVILLE AUNE $150.75 PR SQUARE $39.99 TROPHIES & ENGRAVING $122.75 TYLER WASLASKI $132.75 US FOODSERVlCE GRG DIVISION $29.87 VALLEY-EDINBURG $768.53 WELCH'S BAKERY $22.75 ANDERSON'S $2,459.57 BEN HYLDEN . $100.00 CANDO HIGH SCHOOL $1!5.00 CASS HEIGAARD $100.00 CHERI LOTHSPEICH $318.31 COURTNEY REHOVSKY $100.00 EXCEL SPORTS PRODUCTS$229.96 EXPRESSWAY SUITES $277.20 GERRELLS SPORT CENTERS229.22 INTERSTATE MUSIC $40.93 J.W. PEPPER & SON INC.: ,, 97.64 JIM'S SUPER VALU $296.08 JS WHOLESALE & VENDING$613.19 " KIERSTIN MYRDAL $235.25 LLOYD BOURBANIS $251.00 MAY-PORT CG HIGH SCHOOL $319.00 NATIONAL FFA $688.00 NORTHWOOD HIGH SCHOOL $282.00 PARK RIVER HIGH SCHOOL $20,087.00 POPPLERS MUSIC STORE $183.76 PR SQUARE $170.00 STEVE WEISS MUSIC $755.00 STUMPS $554.39 THREE STAR DAIRY, INC. $318.58 TROPHIES & ENGRAVING $281.15 WAYNES VARIETY $4.86 WELCH'S BAKERY $41.00 M: Brummond S: Houser to approve the expenditures as follows: General Fund #123818- 123890, $201,063.56, Payroll & Benefits #27193-27325, $504,015.00; Manual checks #12077- 12093, $31,833:88 and Special Activities #10013-10056, $36,094.43, All in favor, M.C. M: Brummond S: Thompson to- approve the Park Rivet" School Board Proposed Goals, All in favor, M.C. M: Brummond S: Laaveg to approve the Non-Tuition Agreement for Raylee SanGrait, All in favor, M.C. M: Brummond S: Laaveg to accept the resignation of Lbri Gaarder, All in favor, M.C. M: Laaveg S: Houser to approve the Application for Early Retirement, All in favor, M.C. M: Laaveg S=. " Houser to approve the Fordville-Lankin Title I Coop Application, All in favor, M.C. Reports were received by: Financial - Kirk Ham; Administrative - Brenda Nilson and Kirk Ham; Vocational Center - Brad Brummond; Library - Tracy Laaveg and REA- Kirk Ham. Bus replacement and summer projects were also discussed. The list of potential graduates was also reviewed. Members of the 5th grade gave a presentation on their birdhouse project and bluebirds. The next meeting is scheduled for ,Thursday, May 12, 2011 at 5:30 p.m. With no further business, the meeting adjourned at 7:20 p.m. Diana Hahn, President Rebecca Svobedny, Business Manager (May 25, 2011) Regular Council Minutes City of Park Rier CITY OF PAR K RIVER, NORTH DAKOTA, REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING, MONDAY, APRIL 11, 2011 AT 7:30 P.M. The City of Park River held their regular meeting of the Park River City Council on Monday, April 11,2011 at 7:30 P.M. Mayor Dan Stenvold called the meeting to order with the following present: Blake, Knutson, Lundquist, Byron, Anderson, Public Works Director D. Larson, Business Manger T. Larson, and Deputy Auditor A. Berg. Absent: Councilman D. Praska and City Attorney S. Currie. Guest Steve Rehovsky and Daryl Larson Blake moved to approve the minutes of the March 14, 2011 Regular Council meeting as presented. Anderson seconded, and upon roll call vote,all voted aye. Motion carried. Byron moved to approve the following bills for payment. Lundquist seconded, and upon roll call vote, all voted aye. Motion carried. GENERAL FUND: 26788 89 26790 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 26800 01 ND Dept of Trans 10.00 02 Northdale Oil, Inc 376.94 03 Polar Comm. 361.90 04 PR Airport Auth. 664.58 05 PR Comm. Club 52.00 06 PR Implement, LLC 19.84 07 PR Park Dist 754.46 08 PR Public Library 893.93 09 Glenn Rost . 250.00 26810 Sales Tax Fund 1,262.36 11 Samson Elec 238.00 12 Sewer Dist #95-1 81.66 13 Special Funds 1,831.52 14 St Improve Dist #7 3,402.42 15 Stone's Mobile Radio 23.80 16 WC Auditor 10,387.81 17 WC Hwy Dept 50.00 18 WC Press 256.03 19 Xerox Corp 57.00 26820 Discovery Benefits 303.84 21 MDU 48.99 22 NDPERS 179.72 23 North Star Coop 1,028.36 24 Northdale Oil, Inc 2,004.88 25 PR Implement 155.36 26 NDPERS 210.23 27 NDPERS 639.87 28 PR Public Library 1,200.00 BC/BS of ND 2,482.78 Sheldon Ellefson 685.95 Acme Tools 708.75 Banyon Data Systems 254.10 Cardmember Services 891.50 Dale's Small Eng. 165.00 30433 Demester Cleaning 235.00 34 Farmers Union Serv Assoc 35 50.00 36 Filter Care of Grafton 31.37 37 Hanson's Auto Imp 515.15 38 Jim's Super Valu 10.74 Lon's Hdwr 14.28 39 MDU 229.11 30440 EFTPS (WH, SS MED) 4-15-11 MU 861.00 1357 SheldOn Ellefson 728.47 1358 Shelley MacDonald 118.43 EFTPS (WH, SS, MED) 4-30-11 195.79 EFTPS (WH, SS, MED 4-30-11 MU 946.94 MUNICIPAL UTILITIES: BC/BS of ND 2,584.32 Cledith Carlson 685.95 AmeriPride Linen . 113.37 Banyon Data Systems 515.90 Border States Elec 937.64 Business Forms & Acct Sys 648.46 Discovery Benefits 27.50 Easy Way Electronics 8.00 41 Ethanol Products 2,301.94 42 Expressway Inn 119.90 - 43 Fargo Water Equip 290.01 44 Fergusen Waterworks 9,344.30' 45 Graymont Western Canada 5,046.15 46 Hawkins, Inc 4,208.01 47 Light & Water Dept 1,684.24 48 MMUA 1,329.75 49 Municipal Utilities 100.00 30450 ND One Call Inc 6.50 51 Nodak Electric Coop 4,661.69 52 Polar Communications 140.35 53 Pristine Water Solutions 22.44 54 Samson Elec 107.33 55 Stone's Mobile Radio 71.43 56 Verizon Wireless 43.88 57 WC Press 10.50 58 Jeffrey Wilmer 429.25 59 Consolidated Waste 15,720.50 30460 Cardmember Services 874.15 61 Lagoon Maintenance 1,669.29 62 Lon's Hdwr 19.84 63 Water Bd Fd 05 4,830.00 64 Water Imp Dist #95-1 1,500.00 65 Water Rev Bd Fd Phase II 3,450.00 66 Water Sur Charge 5,000.00 67 Discovery Benefits 225.16 68 NDPERS 490.40 69 North Star Coop 775.92 30470 Northdale Oil, Inc 81.52 71 General Fund 6,056.51 72 NDPERS 472.39 73 NDPERS 30.02 74 NDPERS 1,965.63 75 Postmaster 225.94 6202-09 Salaries 4-15-11 9,684.37 EFTPS (WH, SS, MED) 4-15-!1 2,505.20 6210 Galen Bosh OT 4-21-11 167.52 6211 Roger A Johnson OT 4-21-11 146.45 6212 Jeffrey Wilmer OT 4-21-11 101.26 EFTPS (WH, SS, MED) OT 4-21 -11 98.47 6213-21 Salaries 4-30-11 10,412.05 EFTPS (WH, SS, MED) 4-30-11 2,615.00 A.W. ACH Charge 11.20 A.W. NMPA 116,003.83 A.W. NSF Check 382.00 SPECIAL FUNDS: 3205 Lon's Hdwr 21.99 3206 Oak Valley Farm 60.50 3207 '05 Sales Tax Rev Bd Fd 7,221.86 3208 Sunshine Kids Center 4.38 HOSPITAL BUILDING FUND: 1036 US Bank 70,000.00 Byron moved to accept Walsh County's offer of $1,000.00 for the lot in the southwest corner of the intersection at Park Ave S and 3rd St W. Blake seconded, and upon roll call'vote, all voted aye. Motion carried. The Council discussed the ordinances which approved the annexation of 72.59 acres of land on the east side of County Road 12, being in the SEl/4, Section 21-157-55 not presently annexed; and the portion east of the BNSF railroad tracks in the E1/2, Section 33-157-55' not presently annexed. Blake moved to have the City Attorney send letters to the property owners, publish a notice of a public meeting in the official city newspaper prior to the June 13, 2011 City Council meeting. Lundquist seconded, and upon roll call vote, all voted aye. Motion carried. Knutson moved to approve the second reading to amend Ordinance 27.f.1 to increase all i'etail electric rate components twenty-two percent effective with the April 2011 billing. Anderson seconded and upon roll call vote, all voted aye. Motion carried. Mayor Stenvold appointed Steve Rehovsky, Bruce Heggen, Daryl Larson, Craig Dahl, Kathryn Brandvold, and Jayse Wharam to serve on the City of Park River Planning and Zoning Committee. Byron moved to approved Mayor Stenvold's appointments to the Planning and Zoning Committee. Lundquist seconded, and upon roll call, all voted aye. Motion caffied. Raymond Alkofer submitted a request for tax abatement on his property located at 104 Summit Ave S. for the years 2009 and 2010. ND Century Code 57-02-08.20.B states that any permanently and totally disabled person who is permanently confined to use of a wheelchair is entitled to this exemption. The exemption applies to the improvements on the property, not the land. Alkofer qualifies for a 100% exemption. Blake moved to approve the tax abatement request from Alkofer. Anderson seconded the motion, upon roll call vote, all voted aye. Motion carried. The Ashley Lions Club presented a Site Authorization for approval to continue conducting games of chance at the Alexander House beginning July 01, 2011 and ending June 30, 2012. Knutson moved to approve the Site Authorization for the Ashley Lions Club. Blake seconded, and upon roll call, all voted aye. Motion carried. Business Manager T. Larson reported he had visited with the BCBS regarding the 15% increase to the City's group health insurance premium. The monthly premium for a family plan will increase from $989.10 to $1,136.90 and the single plan premium will increase from $380.40 to $437.30. Knutson moved to raise the cap on the City's contribution toward the health insurance premium from $620.00 to $705.00 per month. Blake seconded, and upon roll call vote, all voted aye. Motion carried. The drain located between South Ridge Addition and Southview Addition was discussed by the Council. Additional information needs to be gathered and considered. Blake moved to table the matter until the May 2011 City Council meeting. Lundquist seconded, and upon roll call, all voted aye. Motion carried. T. Larson presented a tentative July 4th celebration schedule to the Council. Larson asked the Council' s permission to use remaining funds from the 125th celebration to pay half ($1,300) of the cost of the inflatable games. The Park River Community Club has agreed to pay the other half. The Council approved the request. The PR Development Corporation asked several people from the community to come up with ideas and plans for future development and expansion of Park River. The group was asked to dream big. Steve Rehovsky and Daryl Larson presented some of the ideas being considered to include; additional housing developments; zoning the 80 acres east of Regina Ave and south of Hwy 17; more walking/bike paths; and camping facilities. The recreational "dream" would be to eventually have all recreational based activities and buildings located in one area. Public Works Director Dennis Larsen informed the Council that spring cleanup will be held the week of May 9. Being no further business, the meeting adjourned at 8:44 PM. Dan Stenvotd, Mayor ATTEST: Tom Larson, City Auditor (May 25, 2011)