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JUNE 18, 2014 THE PRESS PAGE 9 Legal Notice Permit Variation Notice to Creditors James F Sommer • • • • II Re uest For Bids Standing Hay On Right Of Way NORTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION REQUEST FOR BIDS STANDING HAY ON RIGHT OF WAY OF INTERSTATE 94 AND INTERSTATE 29 City Of Park River Public Hearing The North Dakota Department of Transportation (NDDOT) seeks sealed bids for cutting, baling, and removing hay on designated sections of highway right of way along 1-94 and 1-29. Bids will be for the 2014 haying season. NDDOT will accept sealed bids in five district offices. Faxed bids will not be accepted. Interested bidders can contact the respective NDDOT district office listed ublic I iC below to obtain a bid document, copy of the Risk Management Appendix, and sample certificate of liability insurance. The REQUEST FOR BID document must be completed, signed in ink, sealed in an envelope marked, "Bids for Standing Hay", and submitted to the respective NDDOT district office prior to the deadline. The awarded bidder will be required to sign a contract with NDDOT agreeing to the terms for hay harvesting. Deadlines: • Bismarck, Fargo, Grand Forks, and Valley City offices: 1:30 p.m. CDT Thursday, June 12, 2014. • Dickinson office: 1:30 p.m. MDT, Thursday, June 12, 2014. NDDOT district offices: • Bismarck: 218 South Airport Road, Bismarck, ND 58504-6003 Ph: (701) 328- 6950 • Fargo: 503 38th Street South, Fargo, ND 58103-1198 Ph: (701)239-8900 • Grand Forks: P.O. Box 13077, 1951 North Washington, Grand Forks, ND 58208-3077 Ph: (701)787-6500 • Valley City: 1524 8th Avenue Southwest, Valley City, ND 58072-4200 Ph: (701)-845-8800 • Dickinson: 1700 3rd Avenue West, Suite 101, Dickinson, ND 58601-3009 Ph: (701)227-6500 (June 4, 11, and 18, 2014) LEGAL NOTICE Notice is hereby given that James Kratochvil and Wanda Kratochvil of Park River, North Dakota have petitioned the City Council of Park River to issue a permit for a variation of the set-back requirement to allow the construction of a new garage on part of Lots 7 & 8, Block 2, Honey's Addition (114 Code Avenue South), Park River, North Dakota, a non- conforming use, contrary to City of Park River Ordinance 30 The Park River City Council will conduct a public hearing to consider this petition at 7:00 pm, Monday July 14, 2014, in the City Council Room. Dated this 10th day of June, 2014 Signed: Dan Stenvold, Mayor (June 18, and 25, 2014) CITY OF PARK RIVER, NORTH DAKOTA, PUBLIC HEARING, MONDAY, MAY 12, 2014 AT 7:00 PM. Mayor Stenvold called the meeting to order stating the purpose was to conduct a Public Hearing to consider the Petition received from Matthew and Nicole Peschong. Members Present: Blake, Knutson, Lundquist, Byron, Anderson, City Attorney S. Currie, Public Works Director D. Larson and Deputy Auditor A. Berg. IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF WALSH COUNTY, NORTH DAKOTA In the Matter of the Estate of James F Sommer, Deceased Case No. 50-2014-PR-00027 NOTICE TO CREDITORS NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned has been appointed personal representative of the above estate• All persons having claims against the said deceased are required to present their claims within three (3) months after the date of the first publication of this notice or said claims will be forever barred. Claims must either be presented to Jeanine Jelinek, Personal Representative of the estate, at c/o Tracy Absent: Lorton and Business ManagerT. Larson. The Petition reads as follows: We, Matthew and Nichole Peschong do hereby petition for a special permit to construct a 16 X 16' addition to the eastside (front) of our existing single family home located at 201 Hill Avenue South. More specifically Lots 1-2 less the south 47.5 feet of Lot 2, Block 4, Harvey's Second Replat, Park River, North Dakota. Said addition will be used for expanded living space. The Petition contained the required number of signatures of property L. Laaveg, PO Box 127, Park River, ND 58270 or filed with the court. Dated this 11 day of June, 2014. JEANINE JELINEK Personal Representative Tracy L. Laaveg, PC Attorney ID #5839 102 4th St. W. PO Box 127 Park River, ND 58270 service @ Telephone: (701) 284-6300 Facsimile: (701) 284-6306 Attorney for the Petitioner (June 18, 25, and July 2, 2014) owners located on Hill Ave S. Since no one was present to object, City Attorney Currie closed the Public Hearing. There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned at 7:16 pm. Dan Stenvold, Mayor ATTEST: Ann Berg, Deputy Auditor (June 18, 2014) City Of Park River ReJ.ular Council Meeting CITY OF PARK RIVER, NORTH 15 DAKOTA, REGULAR COUNCIL 16 MEETING, 17 MONDAY, May 12, 2014 AT 7:30 P.M. 331.85 The City of Park River held their regular meeting of the Park River City Council on Monday, May 12, 2014 at 7:30 P.M. Mayor Stenvold called the meeting to order with the following present: Councilmen Blake, Knutson, Lundquist, Byron, and Anderson, City Attorney S ,Currie, Public Works Director Dennis Larson, and Deputy Auditor Ann Berg. Absent: Councilmen Lorton & Business Manager Tom Larson. Guest Dean Skjerven, Dayton Larson, and Joel Hylden. Knutson moved to approve the minutes of the April 14, 2014 Regular Council meeting as presented. Anderson seconded, and upon roll call vote, all voted aye. Motion carried. • Blake moved to approve the following bills for'payment. Lundquist Seconded, and upon roll call vote, all voted aye. Motion carried. GENERAL FUND: 28084 BC/BS of ND 1,435.50 85 AlphaTron, Inc 501.50 86 Bob's Body Shop 8,939.63 87 Dale's Small Engine325.00 88 Dell Marketing 1,059.61 89 Demester Cleaning 785.00 28090 Don Greicar Excavating Farmers Union Service Assoc 340.00 91 8,138.78 92 Harold's Steam Clean 485.00 93 Jim's Super Valu 36.94 94 Leon's Bldg Center 550.00 95 Lon's Hdwr 9.49 96 MDU 252.96 97 Northdale Oil, Inc 2,902.61 98 North Star Coop 1,745.94 99 ODB Company 1,221.31 28100 Polar Communications PR Implement 1,590.57 Reliable Office Sup 100.16 Glenn Rost 250.00 SanGrait's Auto Serv Stone's Mobile Radio 526.33 01 O2 O3 O4 485.31 05 1,39O.9O 06 Team Lab Chemical 604.82 07 WC Auditor 10,626.52 08 WC Press 312.24 09 NDPERS 101.42 28110 Discovery Benefits 62.96 11 NDPERS 86.44 12 NDPERS 77.10 13 PR Airport Auth 728.28 14 PR Park Dist 655.86 PR Public Library 788.74 Special Funds 1,471.21 St Improvement Dist #7 1571 Bevin Dvorak 103.89 1572 Sheldon EIlefson 545.05 EFTPS (WH,SS,Med) 5-15- 14 GF 139.41 EFTPS (WH,SS,Med) 5-15- 14 GFMU 834.77 1573 Bevin Dvorak 118.33 1574 Sheldon Ellefson 436.08 1575 Jordan Midgarden 429.46 EFTPS (WH,SS,Med) 5-31- 14 GF 231.78 EFTPS (WH,SS,Med) 5-31- 14 GFMU 831.20 A.W. Municipal Utilities 4,210.83 MUNICIPAL UTILITIES: 32234 BC/BS of North Dakota 3,929.7O 35 AlphaTron, Inc 1,218.75 36 AmeriPride Serv 118.32 37 Aqua-Pure Inc 1,634.68 38 Border States Elec Sup 550.22 39 Barbender Tech Inc 2,825.43 32240 Garmember Sent. 68.07 41 City of Fargo 28.00 42 Consolidated Waste, LTD 16,305.55 Dell Marketing 2,825.25 Discovery Benefits 22.00 Ferguson Waterworks 43 44 45 719.12 46 Farmers Union Serv8,363.22 47 Graymont 5,530.63 48 Hach Company 328.25 49 Hawkins Inc 301.00 32250 Patty Hensel 44.49 Lagoon Maintenance Light & Water Dept 4,132.82 Lon's Hardware 50.45 ND Dept Health-Lab 51 1,859.87 52 53 54 209.53 55 ND One Call 28.6 56 Northdale Oil, Inc 199.36 57 North Star Coop 269.11 58 Polar Comm 204•06 59 Quill Corp461.91 32260 Reliable Office Sup 87.70 Team Lab Chemical 1,358.93 Verizon Wireless 55.47 Water Bond Fund 05 61 62 63 4,830.00 64 3,450.00 65 5,000•00 66 1,500.00 67 68 69 Water Rev Bd Fd Phase II Water Sur-Charge Fund Water Sys Rep& Rep WC Press 313.82 NDPERS 581.20 Nodak Elec Coop 7,26.98 32270 Discovery Benefits 295.36 71 General Fund 4,210.83 72 NDPERS 596.18 73 NDPERS 4,272.58 74 Postmaster 246.71 75 NDPERS 18.57 7036-44 Salaries 5-15-14 11,304.95 EFTPS (WH,SS,MED)54- 15-14 3,775.60 7045 Galen Bosh OT 73.26 7046 Joshua Irvine 508.41 7047 Wade Kalgard Peter OT 30.75 EFTPS (WH,SS,MED)5-15- 14 OT 223.92 7048-57 Salaries 4-30-14 11,401.35 EFTPS (WH,SS,MED) 5-31- bike/walking path to plant a row of evergreens and is seeking the City's approval. When the path was established Hylden was granted 24' and planted a row of trees. If the additional 24' for trees is approved it would make the total width 48' (feet). The City owned 80 acres is currently rented and is used for agricultural purposes. Council members felt they should check out the site before making a decision and tabled the matter until next month. 14 3,842.30 Mayor Stenvold stated a Public A.W. ACH Charge 12.40 Hearing to consider the Petition received A.W. NMPA 138,276.80 from Matthew and Nichole Peschong was held at 7:00 PM, prior to tonight's Council SPECIAL FUNDS: meeting, with no one attending to protest 3379 PR Comm Theatre 5,000.00 the petition. Members Present at the 3380 St Imp Dist #7 5,000.00 Public Hearing; Blake, Knutson, 3381 ND Public Finance Auth Lundquist, Byron, Anderson, City Attorney 29,662.50 Currie, Public Works Director D. Larson, 3382 All Season's Garden Center and Deputy Auditor A Berg. Absent: 524•88 Lorton and Business Manager T. Larson 3383 05 Sales Tax Rev Bd Fd 16,036.39 The Petition reads as follows: St Improve Dist #2013'1  • :3014 First United'Bank " 4,574.66 3015 HallCurrie Lawyers 110.00 We, Matthew and Nicole Peschong, do hereby petition the City Council of.the City of-Park River, North Dakota to issue,a permit for a variation of the set-back requirement in the front of our house located at 201 Hill Ave S to allow the construction of sixteen (16') addition to the front of our house to expand living space. The Petition contained the required number of signatures of property owners located on Hill Ave S. Knutson moved to grant Matthew and Nichole Peschong a variation of setback requirement in the front, of their house located at 201 Hill Ave S. Byron seconded, and upon roll call vote, all voted aye. Motion carried. Public Works Director D Larson presented an update on the water tower and transmission line project. Larson reported that AE2S informed him that the borings for the pilings had been completed last week and that they were working on the final designs for the pipeline portion of the project. They are looking for funding, possibly bonds, for the City's share of the project. Berg reported that T Larson had received word that currently there are not many Municipal Bonds on the market and companies are looking to buy. They are looking at North Dakota for Municipal Bonds due to the increase in infrastructure and housing construction and North Dakota's financial standing. Dayton Larson, co-owner of The Club Bar & Lounge stated that business has dropped dramatically in the past several months. Larson asked the Council to consider lowering the cost of the yearly liquor license by half. The Alibi Bar closed its doors earlier this month and if something isn't done other businesses may be closing their doors. Mayor Stenvold asked the Council what they thought and conscience was that information needed to be gathered prior to making any type of decision. The current liquor license fee is $1,800 per year for Monday through Saturday opening and an additional $200 per year if opened on Sundays. Joel Hylden reported to the Council that the PR Park District approved his request for an additional 24' on the east side of the north-south bound Deputy Auditor A Berg on behalf of City Assessor T Larson read a request from Lennart Almen for property tax abatement for their property located at 218 Harris Ave S. Almen qualifies for a Senior Citizens Homestead Credit for the 2013 tax year. Lundquist moved to approve Almen's request for the 2013 property tax abatement refund. Blake seconded, and upon roll call vote, all voted aye. Motion carried. Mayor Stenvold reported that the PR American Legion members approved the WC Fair Board's request to allow RV parking beside the Legion Coliseum on August 8, 2014 for the fundraiser dance featuring the band Confederate Railroad. The RV's are to be self-contained with power and sanitation. Knutson asked if the site was insured and Byron said it is insured. The Council approved the WC Fair Board's request. Byron moved to designate the Walsh County Press as official newspaper for the City of Park River. Blake seconded the motion, and upon roll call vote, all voted aye. Motion carried. Mayor Stenvold proclaimed May 19th as "Poppy Day" in Park River• Byron introduced the following Resolution: RESOLUTION WHEREAS, the City of Park River is a member of the Northern Municipal Power Agency for the purpose of purchasing power to meet electricity needs for the City of Park River. NOW, THEREFORE BE IT HEREBY RESOLVED, that Tom Larson is hereby appointed to represent the City of Park River on the Board of Directors of NMPA through April 30, 2015 and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that Dennis Larson is appointed as the City of Park River's representative on the Advisory Council of NMPA through April 30, 2015. Andersorl seconded the foregoing Resoluti'n ld.(Jlon, 'O1 "oalt ote, all voted aye. lylotion carried. The Park River Sales Tax Committee submitted the following recommendations to the Park River City Council for approval: Blake moved to approve a payment of $5,000 per year for two years, 2014 and 2015, for a total amount of $10,000 to the PR Community Theatre for the Lyric Theatre from the Sales Tax Economic Development Fund. Lundquist seconded, and upon roll call, all voted aye. Motion carried. Marl and Jamie Bennington dba Summertime, LLP are requesting a PACE interest buy-down loan through the Bank of ND using Sales Tax Economic Development funds Knutson moved to approve $8,843 from the Sales Tax Economic Development Fund for the PACE interest buy-down loan to be paid back at the conclusion of the loan plus interest. Byron seconded, and upon roll call, all voted aye. Motion carried. Knutson moved to approve the payment to the Street Improvement District #7 in the amount of $5,000 from the Sales Tax Capital Improvement Fund as part of the City's 15% contribution. Blake seconded and upon roll call vote all voted aye. Motion carried. City Attorney S Currie informed the Council that correspondence has been received by the City of Park River on behalf of Lloyd Swenson who resides in Alaska but owns property at 610 Railroad Ave E. Swenson is asking that the City open the street on the south side of his property as he plans on putting a house on the property. Swenson's property has two access points; one on the east side to the alley and an approach on the west side to Railroad Ave E. The alley is blocked off on the south end of the alley to prevent through traffic onto private property. Currie recommended that the Street Committee check out the area in question but noted the City is not obligated to put a street in and that the Street Committee make their recommendation at the next Council meeting. Councilman Blake provided information on the City of Hankinson's recently passed sex offender ordinance. City Attorney Currie will review the ordinance and present it to the Council for discussion at next month's meeting. The repair of Railroad Ave W was discussed. D. Larson informed the Council that the water and sewer lines located in the street need to be replaced and that project is not Currently scheduled but the potholes could bepate_.hed. Currie mentioned that the Council should look at setting up some type of schedule for replacing water and sewer infrastructure along with street updates throughout the city. Council members were reminded that placement of any type of signage is prohibited on state, county or city right-of- way. Council asked that upon City Attorney Currie's resignation how the City will fill the position• The position of City Attorney is appointed by the Mayor and he will talk to Tracy Laaveg and Wes Welch who have practices in Park River to see if they are interested in the position. Council members relayed various concerns expressed by City residents. The Council was reminded there will be a bid opening for the North Star Addition paving project at 1:30 pm on Wednesday, June 4, 2014. Being no further business, the meeting adjourned at 8:39 PM. Dan Stenvold, Mayor ATFEST: Ann Berg, Deputy City Auditor (June 18, 2014) ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS Park R.iver Water Tower Replacement, High Service Pump Improvements, and Transmission Main Improvements project ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS 00030 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that separate sealed Bids for construction of the Park River Water Tower Replacement, High Service Pump Improvements, and Transmission Main Improvements project will be received at the office of the City of Park River, ND, until 1:30 pm local time on July 10, 2014 in the City Council Chamber in the City of Park River, ND, where and at which time they will be publicly opened and read. Bids being mailed or delivered prior to July 10, 2014, can be sent to: City of Park River c/o Mr. Tom Larson PO Box C 514 Briggs Ave S Park River, ND 58270 The Work is comprised of two (2) lump sum contracts: Contract No. 1 - Water Tower Replacement; and Contract No. 2 - High Service Pump Improvements; as well as one (1) unit price contract: Contract No. 3 - Transmission Main Improvements. The Work for each Contract is generally described as follows: Contract No. 1 - Water Tower Replacement: Work generally consists of furnishing and installing a new 250,000- gallon spheroid single pedestal water tower, including the design and installation of the foundation system; water tower appurtenances, antifreeze equipment, water tower logo, control room; all site work including concrete pipe pit, concrete floor, landscaping, site restoration, seeding, and gravel access road; furnishing and installing a new electrical system, including wiring and equipment for power supply, anti-freeze system, tower lighting, unit heaters, controls, communications, electrical service and tower appurtenances. Work also consists of the demolition and removal of the existing 50,000 gallon water tower and water tower appurtenances. Contract No. 2 - High Service Pump Improvements: Work generally consists of demolition and replacement of pipe insulation, demolition and relocation of high service pump discharge piping; installation of new discharge piping; removal and relocation of existing pressure transducer and magnetic flow meter and associated electrical work; and removal of two high service pumps and installation of two new pump bowl assemblies. Contract No. 3 - Transmission Main improvements: Work generally consists of water main replacement, hydrant and valve replacement, curb and gutter removal and replacement, and aggregate backfill. Water main improvements and related items consist of the following approximate quantities: Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan Implementation and Maintenance, 1 LS Temporary Water Service, 693 CY Pavement Mill and Stockpile, 3,000 CY Class 5 Aggregate, 1,088 LF of Concrete Curb and Gutter Remo,,al and Replacement, 186 LF of 6- inch PVC Water Main, 37 LF of 8-inch PVC Water Main, 62 LF of 8-inch PVC Cased Bore Water Main, 205 LF of 8-inch PVC Non-cased Bore Water Main, 4,450 LF of 10-inch PVC Water Main, 65 LF of 10-inch PVC Cased Bore Water Main, 502 LF of 10-inch PVC Non-cased Bore Water Main, 14 EA Install Fire Hydrant, 16 EA 6-inch Gate Valves, 4 EA 8-inch Gate valves, 16 EA 10-inch Gate valves, and other related work items. Work also includes demolition at the existing water tower site including fence removal, pipe abandonment, landscaping and restoration. All bids shall be contained in a sealed envelope plainly marked showing that such envelope contains a Bid for the Project. Also refer to Section 00100 for preparation of bid information. Attached to the outside of the bid envelope must be a separate envelope containing a list of all addenda to the plans and specifications and an acknowledgment by the bidder of receipt of such addenda. The separate envelope shall also contain a bidder's bond in the amount of 5% of the full amount of bid executed by the bidder as principal and by a surety, conditioned that if the principal's bid is accepted and the contract awarded to the principal, the principal, within 10 days after notice of award shall execute a contract in accordance with the terms of the bid and a contractor's bond as required by law and the regulations and determinations of the governing body. Countersignature of a bid bond is not required under this section. All bidders must be licensed for the full amount of the bid as required by Section 47-07-05. A copy of the Contractor's License or Certificate of Renewal thereof, issued by the Secretary of State, must be enclosed in the bid bond envelope as required under Section 47-07-12. Contracts shall be awarded on the basis of the low Bid submitted by a responsible and responsive Bidder deemed most favorable to the City's interest. The City of Park River reserves the right to reject any and all Bids, to waive any informality in any Bid, to hold all Bids for a period not to exceed forty five (45) days from the date of opening Bids. The Work of the Contract No. 1 - Water Tower Replacement shall be COMPLETE no later than the following: a) Substantial Completion: July 15, 2015 a) Final Completion: August 15, 2015 The Work of the Contract No. 2 - High Service Pump Improvements shall be COMPLETE no later than the following: a) Substantial Completion: January 31,2015 b) Final Completion: February 28, 2015 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 S. Frontage Rd, Moorhead MN, 56560 for a NON-REFuNDABLE charge of Two Hundred Fifty Dollars ($250.00) for each paper set of documents requested or One Hundred Dollars ($100.00) for each CD. The Work of the Contract No. 3 - Copies of the Bidding Documents may Transmission Main Improvements shall be seen and examined at the offices of be COMPLETE no later than the the Engineer, AE2S, the officeof the City following: of Park River, and at Builders Exchanges a) Substantial Completion: in Williston, Bismarck, Minot, Grand October31, 2014 Forks, Fargo, and Minneapolis. All c) Final Completion: bidding document interpretations and November 28, 2014 clarifications should be directed to the office of AE2S at (701) 746-8087. All Work shall be done in accordance with the Bidding Documents on file in the Office the City of Watford City. Complete digital project bidding documents are available at or You may download the digital plan documents for Fifty Dollars ($50.00) by inputting Quest project #3325524 on the website's Project Search page. Please contact at 952-233-1632 or for assistance in free membership registration, downloading All Bidders are invited to be present at the public opening of the Bids. Dated this 25th day of June, 2014 By: /s/Dan Stenvold, Mayor City of Park River, ND (June 18, 25, and July 2, 2014)