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JULY 27, 2011 THE PRESS PAGE 5 I l O O O O Regular School Board Meeting Park River School Board PARK RIVER SCHOOL BOARD OF VERIZON $21.51 GLOBAL SAFETY $138.30 SHELDON WELTZ $787.64 PRAXAIR $400.90" EDUCATION MEETING GOLDEN CORRAL $476.65 GRAFTON SCHOOL DISTRICT STACEY'S $42.95 RAMKOTA HOTEL $1,248.00 TUESDAY, JUNE 14, 2011 6:00 P.M. POWER PLAY DJ $500.00 $250.00 SYSCO NORTH DAKOTA $912.80 SHELDON WELTZ $150.00 PARK RIVER, N.D. WAYNES VARIETY $79.53 GREATER GRAND FORKS THREE STAR DAIRY, INC.$3,972.15 SUNSHINE KIDS CENTER $32.48 - WELCH'S BAKERY $65.85 SYMPHONY ASSN$77.00 TROPHIES & ENGRAVING $214.20 THREE STAR DAIRY, INC.$708.50 Regular board meeting held June 14, DONNA GALLOWAY $600.00 GREENBERG ROOFING $2,332.00.US FOODSERVICE GRG DIVISION TROPHIES & ENGRAVING $275.80 2011. Brummond, Laaveg, ThompsonCROSSROADS GOLF COURSE HANSONS AUTO & IMPLEMENT INC. $5,145.69 WEDDING DESIGNS $1,078.00 and Houser present. $140.00 $215.90 WALSH COUNTY PRESS $389.56 ]WELCH'S BAKERY $79.75 Vice-President Brummond called the CARDMEMBER SERVICE $1,873.59 HARLOW'S BUS SALES, INC. WATER & LIGHT DEPT $9,381.88 WORLD'S FINEST CHOCOLATE meeting to order at 6:00 p.m. DAKOTA WINDS GOLF COURSE $72.17 WAYNES VARIETY $105.78 $525.00 M: Laaveg S: Houser to approve the $10.00 INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY DEPT. WELCH'S BAKERY $757.90 YE OLDE MEDICINE SHOPPE Minutes of the Special board meeting SARAH THOMPSON $105.00 $843.00 ALUMNI ASSOCIATION $165.00 $15.96 held May 2, 2011, All in favor, MC. KEVIN SKAVHAUG $330.00 JIM'S SUPER VALU $783.02 AMANDA GOLL $252.42 M: Thompson S: Houser to approve BLUE CROSS BLUE SHIELD OF ND KELLY INN $69.30 ANDERSON'S $56.83 M: Laaveg S: Thompson to approve the Minutes of the Regular board$8,365.03 KEVIN SKAVHAUG $220.80 AWARD EMBLEM CO $126.05 the 2010-2011 End of Year Transfers as meeting held May 12, 2011, All in favor, AFLAC $1,524.55 KIRK HAM $77.52 CANDO GOLF COURSE $50.00 presented, All in favor, MC. M.C. THE HARTFORD - PRIORITY ACCTS KRINGSTAD IRONWORKS INC. CAVALIER PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT M: Thompson S: Laaveg to approve M: Houser S: Thompson to approve$1,974.09 $23.40 $500.00 the District Pupil Membership Summary the Minutes of the Special boardABM $1,107.81 LEON'S BUILDING CENTER $525.89 CHIEFTAIN CONFERENCE CENTER for 2010-2011, All in favor, M.C, meeting held May 23, 2011, All in favor, ALYSHA THOMPSON $42.60 LON'S HARDWARES234.11 $552.70 M: Laaveg S: Thompson to award M.C. AMAZON.COM CREDIT $952.41 MARY MARTIN $145.00 COCA-COLA REFRESNMENTS the tile bid to B & D for the Centiva tile, M: Laaveg S: Houser to approve the AMERIPRIDE SERVICES $171.83 MIDWEST REFRIGERATION INC $181.36 All in favor, M.C. Minutes of the Special board meeting BECKY SVOBODNY $295.30 $848.92 COMFORT INN $1,030.00 M: Laaveg S: Houser to approve the held May 31,2011, All in favor, M.C. BUTTONS BY FISH$71.99 MORGAN PRINTING $96.94 DAKOTA MAGIC HOTEL $231.00 3.5% salary increase and the health M: Laaveg S: Houser to approve the CHS CREDIT CARD $572.93 NDCEL $310.00 DEVILS LAKE HIGH SCHOOL insurance increase for the non-certified expenditures as follows: General Fund CULINEX $107.69 NORTH STAR COOP $148.30 $150.00 and administrative staff, All in favor, MC. #123953-124013, $46,750.74; Payroll & DAHLEN PLUMBING & HEATING NORTHDALE OIL INC. $5,104.48 D'S DESIGNS $642.00 Benefits #27326-27390, $262,295.59; $93.63 NORTHERN RED RIVER EXPRESSWAY SUITES $899.50 M: Thompson S: Laaveg to hire Manual checks #12108-12125, DAVID K. BECKMAN $25.00 INTERACTIVE TV $3,225.00 JIM'S SUPER VALU $384.25 Peppi Robideaux as the ESP Director, $29,968.88 and Special Activities DEMCO COMPANY$168.58 OFFICE MAX $26.30 JUSTIN ZAHRADKA $300.00 All in favor, MC. #10090-10121, $24,533.88, All in favor, DONNA GALLOWAY $192.40 PARK RIVER IMPLEMENT $1,682.92 KIERSTIN HURTT $40.00 M.C. ECOLAB PEST ELIM. DIV. $65.00 POLAR COMMUNICATIONS $338;29 LANGDON AREA SCHOOL DISTRICT M: Houser S: Laaveg to approve the FERTILE GROW TURN AND TREE POSTMASTER $200.00 $20.00 one year leave of absence for David FORDVILLE LANKIN HIGH SCHOOL CARE $395.00 PRAXAIR $134.45 LOWS HARDWARES328.99 Beckman and one year continuance of $9,369.54 FILTER CARE OF GRAFTON/NAPA ROBERT GOLL $388.80 MARIBETH ANDERSON $280.00 insurance, contingent upon Blue Cross PENNIES FOR PATIENTS $258.08 $9.76 ROGER MOE $280.00 ND HIGH SCHOOL COACHES ASSN. Blue Shield acceptance, and to require FLEXIBLE BENEFITS/DISCOVERY FLEXIBLE BENEFITS/DISCOVERY SARAH THOMPSON $172.46 $130.00 notice of intent by March 1,2012, Upon $2,20-7.30 $80.00 SAVILLE ENTERPRISES $100.00 PARK RIVER HIGH SCHOOL roll call vote: Laaveg aye, Thompson MONTANA DAKOTA UTILITIES FRANKLIN COVEY CO. $72:68 SCHOOL SPECIALTY . $360.42 $13,659.40 aye, Brummond aye, Houser aye, MC. $2,068.16 GLENN ROST $470.00 SCHUMACHER & SONS $4.95 PR SQUARE $39.99 M: Houser S: Thompson to amend Fund 05 Food Service operating budget to $191,314.06, All in favor, M.C. At this point, the Board broke to canvas the votes cast in the annual election held June 14, 2011. There were 19 votes cast as follows: Diana Hahn 19; and Publication of Minutes yes 16; no 2. M: Laaveg S: Thompson'to certify, the election results as stated above, All in favor, M.C. Reports were received by: Financial, Administrative - Kirk Ham; Vocational Center - Brad Brummond; There were no REA of Library Board reports. Other items of discussion included an update on the summer projects, steamer and used bus purchase. The next meeting is scheduled for July 14, 2011, at 6:00 p.m. With no further business, the meeting adjourned at 7:20 p.m. Diana Hahn, President Rebecca Svobodny, Business Manager ((July 27, 2011) Recular Council Meeting City of Park River CITY OF PARK RIVER, NORTH 1,272.41 DAKOTA, REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING, MUNICIPAL UTILITIES: MONDAY, JUNE 13, 2011 AT 7:30 P.M. 30519 AmeriPride Linen 118.15 30520 BC/BS of ND ~,848.65 The City of Park River held their 21 Cardmember Serv 145.30 regular meeting of the Park River City 22 City of Fargo 56.00 Council on Monday, June 13, 2011 at 23 Grand Forks Utility Billing 7:30 PM. 139.50 Mayor Stenvold called the meeting to 24 Consolidated Waste, LTD order with the following present: Praska, 16,567.00 Blake, Knutson, Lundquist, Byron, 25 DFD Express 3,360.50 Anderson, City Attorney Steve Currie, 26 Discovery Benefits 382.66 Business Iklanager Torn Larson~, Public ~27 Discov~ery Benefi~ 87.50 Works Dir~c"t0~l~eflni~ ~af~or~';~d" ~ " '28 ~; ~ "Ea~V~TE~iectr~nics ~ Deputy Auditor Ann Berg. Guests: Chris 8.00 Flaten 29 Ethanol Products, Inc Anderson moved to approve the 1,776.05 mihutes of the May9, 2011 Regular 30530 Fargo Water Equip 1,259.13 Council meeting as presented. Knutson 31 Farmers Union Service seconded, and upon roll call vote, all 8,994.00 voted aye. Motion carried. 32 Ferguson Waterworks Praska moved to approve the 512.22 following bills for payment. Blake 33 First United Bank 6,493.75 secondedl and upon roll call vote, all 34 Graymont Western Canada voted aye. Motion carried. 5,062.89 GENERAL FUND: 35 Hawkins, Inc 2,036.09 26859 Alexander House 150.00 36 KMB 488.55 26860 BC/BS of ND 2,499.51 37 Dean Ladean 27.52 61 BR Plumb 93.40 28 Lagoon Maintenance 62 City of Grafton 150.00 1,624.15 63 Dacotah Paper Co 146.26 29 Leon's Build. Cnt. 20.18 64 Dale's Small Engine Repair 30540 Light & Water Dept 1,077.33 55.00 41 Lon's Hdwr 36.09 65 DFD Express 3,360.50 42 Municipal Utilities 273.97 66 Discovery Benefits 146.34 43 ND One Call Inc 35.10 67 Farmers Union Service 44 ND Sewage Pump & Sev~age: 8,739.00 1,500.00 68 Ferguson Waterworks 45 Nodak Electric Coop 12,478.51 4,486.29 69 Hall Currie Lawyers LTD 46 North Star Coop 279.53 74.31 47 Richard Pengilly 15.63 26870 Heartland Gas 74.31 48 Polar C6mmunications 71 Jim's Super Valu 101.25 148.55 72 Lon's Hardware120.66 49 Quill Corp8.45 73 MDU 129.44 30550 T&R Elec 6,438.00 74 Michael Todd & Co 796.28 51 Andy Thompson 32.88 75 ND Dept of Emergency Serv 52 US Postal Serv 269.75 1,058.29 53 Van Diest Sup Co 1,716.00 76 North Star Coop1,906.37 54 Verizon Wireless 43.69 77 Northdale Oil, Inc 1,009.29 55 Vessco, Inc 397.42 78 ODB Company 713.60 56 Water Bd Fd 05 4,830.00 79 Polar Comm. 435.09 57 Water I mprov Dist #95-1 26880 PR Airport Authority 15.18 1,500.00 81 PR Implement LLC 529.10 58 Water Rev Bd Fd Phase II 82 PR Park District 24.65 3,450.00 83 PR Public Library 21.23 59 Water Sur Charge 5,000.00 84 Quill Corp548.96 30560 Postmaster 226.98 85 Glenn Rost 250.00 62 NDPERS 472.01 86 Special Funds 37.06 63 NDPERS 481.78 87 Street Improvement Dist #7 64 NDPERS 33.32 1,088.90 65 NDPERS 2,272.46 88 US Postal Service 269.75 6247-57Salaries 6-15-11 12,568.60 89 WC Auditor 10,774.76 EFTPS (WH, SS, MED) 6-15-11 26890 WC Press 284.28 2,995.34 91 Ye Olde Medicine Center EFTPS (WH, SS, MED) 6-15-11 GF 9.24 12.53 93 NDPERS 198.11 6258 Galen Bosh OT 238.42 94 NDPERS 188.34 6259 Joshua Irvine OT 28.58 95 NDPERS 896.06 6260 Roger A Johnson OT 1359 Keith Anderson 69.32 289.19 1362 Karl Blake 679.32 6261 Wade Kalgard OT 193.32 1363 Dwight Byron 664.92 6262 Stefan Linstad OT 97.72 1364 Stephen Currie 5,661.00 6263 Jeffrey Wilmer OT 328.65 1365 Arvid Knutson 679.32 EFTPS (WH, SS, MED) 6-15-11 OT 1366 Robert Lundquist 566.10 263.63 1367 John Meagher 56.61 6264-6274 Salaries 6-30-11 12,376.62 1368 David Praska 67x3.32 EFTPS (WH, SS, MED) 6-30-11 1369 Daniel Stenvold1,358.64 2,948.34 EFTPS (WH, SS, MED 6-15-11 Council A.W. ACH Charge 11.30 1,556.10 A.W. NMPA 120,059.21 1370 Jordon Eidenschink 576.39 A.W. NSF Check Returned 1371 Cole Solseng 552.66 250.00 EFTPS (WH, SS, MED) 6-15-11 313.34 SPECIAL FUNDS: EFTPS (WH, SS, MED) 6-15-11 MU 3215 PR Park Dist 10,000.00 1,279.02 3216 Lon's Hdwr 102.46 1372 Jeffrey Wilmer OT 81.01 3217 WC Press 20.00 EFTPS (WH, SS, MED) 6-15-11 OT 3218 '05 Sales Tax Rev Bd Fd 11.41 14,293.38 1373 Jordon Eidenscl'iink 637.43 3219 Clair Rene Hinrichs 7,000.00 1374 Sheldon Ellefson 600.13 3220 Precocious Pyrotechnics 1375 Shelley MacDonald 80.76 2,913.60 1376 Cole Solseng 637.43 EFTPS (WH, SS, MED) 6-30-11 HOSPITAL BUILDING FUND: 528.23 1037 '05 Sales Tax Rev Bd Ed (To EFTPS (WH, SS, MED) 6-30-11 MU Savings) 7,221.86 1038 US Bank 402.50 rebuilding a portion of 135th Avenue NE from the Economic Development An APPLICATION FOR RETAIL Administration (EDA), a preliminary LIQUOR LICENSE, along with a checkengineering report must be completed for $2,000 was received from Larry P. and accompany the application. T. and Christine Flaten, dba Flaten's Alibi Larson reported that Advanced Bar, for the Council's approval. Praska Engineering and Environmental moved to approve the application. Services submitted a quote for the base Knutson seconded and upon roll call report in the amount of $5.500. vote, all voted aye. Motion carried. Kadrmas, Lee. & Jackson's quote was An APPLICATION FOR RETAIL $5,550. Both of the firms recommended LIQUOR LICENSE, with a check for that geo-technical analysis be performed $2,000 was received from PB Properties and AE2S's quote for that portion was II, L;LC, dba The Alexander House, for $4800 and KLJ's quote was $3,250 the Council's approval. Knutson moved leaving a total difference between the to approve the application. Anderson two bids of $1 500 with KLJ being lower seconded and upon roll call vote. all at $8.800. Byron moved to accept the voted aye. Motion carried, quote for the preliminary engineering An APPLICATION FOR RETAIL report and geotechnical analysis from LIQUOR LICENSE, with a check for Kadrmas Lee & Jackson in the amount $1,200 was received from the Park of $8,8.00 contingent upon annexation River American Legion for the Council's development. Knutson seconded, and approval. Byron moved to approve the upon roll call. all voted aye. Motion application. Lundquist seconded and carried. upon roll call vote, all voted aye. Motion Mayor Stenvold called on Public carried. Works Director Dennis Larson to update An APPLICATION FOR RETAIL the Council on the information he LIQUOR LICENSE, with a check for received from engineenng firms to map $2,000 was received from The Club Bar city streets and utilities and assess its & Lounge, Inc., for the Council's utility and street infrastructure for repair approval. Property taxes are delinquent and rel~lacement needs. D. Larson on the property. Approval failed due to reviewed the information received and lack of a motion. City Attorney S. Currie recommended using Advanced recommended having a special meeting Engineering and Environmental prior to June 30, 2011 if the City ~s Services. They are the firm the City notified that the property taxes have used during the recent water su pply been paid. improvement and water treatment plant An APPLICATION FOR RETAIL renovation projects and D. Larson felt LIQUOR LICENSE, along with a checkthey had the best working knowledge of for $2,000 was received from Warren our needs. Phase 1 would include Denault, dba The Dug Out Bar. for the making a base map of the City and Council's approval.. Blake moved to mapping/modeling the water distribution. approve the application. Praska sanitary sewer and storm sewer systems seconded and upon roll call vote. all for a cost of $26,900. Installing the GIS voted aye. Motion carried, software and training on its use would Dayton Larson had questioned the also occur during this phase. A City utility billing on his building located at wide street assessment and report 422-424 Briggs Ave South. The building would also be completed at a cost of has five apartments and one business $14.000. Blake moved to approve D. which have individual electric and water Larson's recommendation and sign a meters as well as shared meters. Larson letter of agreement with Advanced feels he should not have to pay base Engineering for the mapping/modeling charges on apartments that are empty, and street assessment prolect for a cost Without individual water meters it is of $40.900~ Lundquist seconded the difficult to know which apartments are motion, and upon roll call vote. all voted occupied or vacant. Knutson felt Larson aye. Motion carried. should pay for all services and in turn T. Larson reported on additional charge his tenants for the utilities. Blake information received on the proposed moved to notify Larson by letter stating outdoor horse arena south of the fair all meters would be billed to him and he buildings. The arena will be could split the utilities among the tenants approximately 100' x 200' fenced with i~ the way he wants. Lundquist seconded, ground posts. Participants will provide and upon roll call, all voted aye. Motion clean-up after e{/ents. The WC Saddle carried. Club members will clean up anything left T. Larson reviewed the Montana behind. No hay or straw will be stored Dakota Utilities (MDU) franchise on site and the arena will be locked agreement With the Council. The current when not in use. They are also working agreement expires on July 1, 2011 and on liability insurance for the site. They MDU would like to renew the would like to add an announcement agreement. Anderson moved to booth and some seating at a later date. approve the second reading of Maybe some landscaping should be Ordinance 13.d. to renew the franchise suggested to buffer the residential agreement between the City of Parkneighborhood and to deal with any River and Montana Dakota Utilities for a runoff from the facility. period of ten (10) years. Blake K Blake reported to the Council on seconded, and upon roll call, all voted the Renaissance Zone Public Hearing. aye. Motion carried. A brief summary of the Development The Council discussed the Plan was presented. Concerns were resolutions to annex 72.59 acres of land raised about tax money being taken on the east side of County Road 12. away from the school district. Andrea being in the SE1/4, Section 21-157-55; Holl Pfennig explained that the current and the portion east of the BNSF taxable value would not go away, but railroad tracks in the E1/2, Section 33- rather the exemption would only apply to 157-55 not presently annexed. All the improvements made to the building property owners were sent letters and after the exemption period has notifying them of the proposed expired the additional taxable value annexations. Letters of protest to the would be added to the taxrole. The City of Park River should be received by plan needs to be sent to the ND June 27, 2011. A public hearing will be Commerce Department for final held on July 11,2011 at 7:00 PM in the approval. Letters of support need to be City Council Room. sent from the City of Park River. Walsh Zoning of the annexations was County, and the PR Public School di.scussed. The Council felt the Planning District. Knutson moved to adopt a & Zoning committee should meet so resolution to approve the Park River they can organize, elect officers, and Renaissance Zone Committees discuss plans. Development Plan. Lundquist seconded To apply for assistance with the motion, and upon roll call vote. all voted aye. Motion carried A contract authorizing the State Tax Commissioner to administer Park River's local sales, use, and gross receipts taxes for the 2011-2013 biennium was received for the Council's approval The administration fee will be $198.33 per month. Praska moved to approve the contract with the Office of the State Tax Commissioner for the next two years. Anderson seconded the motion and upon roll call vote. all voted aye. Motion carried. The Sales Tax Committee has approved a recommendation from the PR Economic Development Corp. to loan Claire Hinrichs up to $7.000 interest free. for one year. to assist her with purchasing shelving and other display materials for a consignment shop she is starting July 4 Byron moved to approve the Sales Tax Committee's recommendation of a $7.000. interest free loan to Claire Hinrichs due one year from date of signing. Praska seconded and upon roll call vote. all present voted aye. Motion carried. The American Society of Composers. Authors. & Publishers (ASCAP) has been contacting municipals in the state and encouraging them to license the use of copy righted material. Their stance is that any public broadcasting of music on hold. music over building loud speakers, or music m parades, festivals, celebrations, etc. rec~ dires a license. The fee is $309.00 per year. Blake felt the City should comply. Knutson moved to approve the purchase of the license from ASCAP for $309.00. Praska seconded ana upon roll call vote, Praska. Blake. Knutson. Lundquist. and Anderson voted aye with Byron voting no. Motion Carried. Mosquito spraying costs were discussed, Lundq dist moved to reinstate a spraying charge of $4 per month per utility account for 3 months starting with the June billing and ending with the August billing. Blake seconded, Special Council Meeting City of Park River CITY OF PARK RIVER, NORTH DAKOTA. SPECIAL COUNCIL MEETING, I=RIDAY, JUNE 24, 2011 AT 12:00 P.M. Mayor Stenvold called the meeting to order with the following present: Knutson. Anderson. and Deputy Auditor Ann Berg. Councilman Lundquist by phone. Absent: Praska. Blake. Byron, City Attorney S. Currie, Public Works Director D. Larson and Business Manager T. Larson An APPLICATION FOR RETAIL LIQUOR LICENSE, along with a check for $2.000 was received from The Club Bar & Lounge, Inc.. for the Council's Council Proceedings City of Edinburg CITY OF EDINBURG COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS MONDAY, JULY 11 7:00 p.m. EDINBURG, ND Call to Order: Mayor Halldorson All Present MSC Hall. Denault to approve minutes as read MSC: Sondetand Pewe to approve payment of bills with check #6440 to #6456 for a total of $3594.58 and approve the monthly and six month financial statement with balance on and upon roll call. all voted aye. Motion carried. T. Larson discussed the bonding of city efficials, which includes the Assessor, Municipal Judge, City Auditor. Deputy Auditor, and Billing Clerk. Byron moved to adopt the following resolution: That the City of Park River set the bonding limit for city officials at $1.5 million. Praska seconded and upon roll call. all voted aye. Motion carried. Blake moved to grant the transfer of the American Legion's Liquor License on June 17. 2011 to the CH for the. Karas wedding. Praska seconded and upon roll call vote. al present voted aye. Motion carried. Knutson moved to grant the transfer of the American Legion's Liquor License for the following events: Juhe 18. 2011 to the Legion Coliseum for the Hurtt/Myrdal wedding, on June 25. 2011 to the Legion Coliseum for the Kadlec/Ballintine wedding and July 4, 2011 to the Legion Coliseum for the "Olde Time" Dance. Lundquist seconded and upon roll call vote. all present voted aye. Motion carried. A new police car was purchased by the WC Sheriffs Dept for the Park River location. T. Larson asked the Council for permission to sell the 2003 unit, Byron moved to remove the decals and advertise the unit for sale with a minimum bid of $1,200. Anderson seconded and upon roll call vote. all present voted aye. Motion carried. Being no further business, the meeting adjourned at 8:43 PM Dan Stenvold. Mayor ATTEST: Tom Larson. City Auditor ((July 27, 2011) approval. Knutson moved to approve the application. Anderson seconded and upon roll call vote. all voted aye. Motlon carried With no-further business, the meeting adjourned at 12:06 PM. Dan Stenvold. Mayor ATTEST: Ann Berg, Deputy Auditor ((July 27, 2011) hand of $23419.48. Old Business: None. New Business: MSC: Denault, Sondeland to increase property values of State Fire and Tornado Insurance Fund. Adjourn: Hall Next meeting: August 8. 2011 7:00 p.m. Respectfully submitted Vera Brandvold, Auditor ((July 27, 2011)