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PAGE 6 THE PRESS SEPTEMBER 19, 2012 City of Park River Regular Council Meeting City of Park River 2013 Preliminary Budget CITY OF PARK RIVER, NORTH 75 WC Hwy Dept. 14,376.657,906.80 apply for the 2013 Self Help funds and put Tom Orstad appeared before the DAKOTA, REGULAR COUNCIL 76 WC Press . 386.02 46 Verizon Wireless 47.27 toward Christmas decorations. Lundquist Council.to express his concerns regarding MEETING, MONDAY, AUGUST 13, 77 Ye OIde Medicine Ctr 47 Water Bd Fd 05 4,830.00 seconded, and upon roll call, all voted the ordinance on unlicensed vehicles in 2012 AT 7:30 P.M. 5.94 , 48 Water Rev Bd Fd Phase II aye. Motion carried, city limits. Orstad was given a warning by 78 MDU 83.14 3,450.00 Knutson moved to approve a request the WC Sheriff's department to remove 79 NDPERS 104.19 49 Water Sur Charge 5,000.00 for Park River Municipal Utilities to an unlicensed vehicle from his property. 27380 Discovery Benefits 119.2231250 Water System Repair & sponsor a $25 plaque for the Walsh Orstad felt his property was being The City of Park River held their 81 NDPERS 132.41 Replacement 1,500.00 County Fair. Anderson seconded, and targeted unfairly and had spoken with S. regular meeting of the Park River City 82 NDPERS 909.06 51 Bonnie Pederson 40.00 upon roll call. all voted aye. Motion Currie and expressed his displeasure Council on Monday, August [13, 2012 at A.W. Municipal Utilities 5,736.96 52 NDPERS 565.93 , carried, about the matter Orstad informed the 7:30 P.M. 1440 Jordan Eidenschink 503.45 53-61 Voids 0.00 Councilman Lundquist reported to the Council that he noticed other unlicensed Mayor Stenvotd called the meeting to EFTPS (WH, SS, MED) 8-15-12 62 Discovery Benefits 405.28 Council that several residents in his ward vehicles, in town and called the WC order with the following present: Knutson, t39.09 63 Discovery Benefits, Inc have contacted him with concerns about Sheriff's office to register complaints ' !~st, Anderson, City Attorney Steve EFTPS (WH,, SS, MED) 8-15-12 MU 27.50 open burning within the city limits. In one against the property owners. Orstad felt .... c. Public Works Director Dennis 986.09 64 General Fund 5,736.96 occurrence the WC Sheriff's Dept. had a that the laws should apply to everyone. Larson, Business Manager Tom Larson, 1441 Galen Bosh OT 31.58 65 NDPERS 537.71 minor resident extinguish a fire, after the Mayor Stenvold stated he understood and Deputy Auditor Ann Berg. Absent; 1442 Stefan Linstad OT 38.72 66 NDPERS 17.29 deputy left more wood was added and the Orstad's concern and informed him that Lortbn, Blake, Byron. Guests; Laurie EFTPS (WH, SS, MED) 8-15-12 OT 67 NDPERS 2,767.24 fire was re-lighted. The Council he is not being'singled out. Stenvoldwent Larson, Wendy Berntson, Daryl 'Larson, 9.93 . 68 Postmaster 284.96 addressed open burning during the April on to s@y most residents in the City take Joel Hylden, Melissa Irvine, Damon 1443 Sheldon Etlefson 213.46 6563-72Satades 8-15-1211,357.36 9, 2012 City Council meeting and the pride in keeping their property clean and Johnson, Cheri Lothspeich, and Tom 1444 Shelley MacDonald 89.42 EFTPS (WH, SS, MED) 8-15-12 Council decided the following: "The city uncluttered, but agreed there are other Qrstad. EFTPS (WH, SS, MED) 8-31-12GF 3,038.98 has 'guardedly allowed the use of properties in town in need of scrutiny. Lundquist moved to approve the 56.13 6573 Galen Bosh OT ,31.58 recreational burn pits; however, they This will be added to Police Committee minutes of the July 9; 2012 Regular. EFTPS (WH, SS, MED) 8-31-12 MU 6574 Wade Kalgard OT 19.72 should be a commercially available type meeting. Council meeting as presented. Anderson 92805 EFTPS (WH, SS, MED) 8-15-12 OT , that has a screen and cover to extinguish seconded, and upon roll call vote, all 18.66 the flame. They should be used for voted aye. Motion carriedl MUNICIPAL UTILITIES: 6575-83 Salaries8-31-12 11,375.94 recreational purposes only, not as a " Being no further business; the Knuts0n moved to approve the 31209 BC/BS of ND 4,003.20 EFTPS (WH, SS, MED) 8-31-12 means to dispose of wood or any other meetingadjoumed at 9:08 PM. following bills for payment. Anderson 31210 Roger A Johnson 217.15 3,114.00 trash. Dry hardwood is tile only item that seconded, and upon roll call vote, all 11 ADAPCO. tnc 133.52 A.W. ACH Charge 11.45 should be burned and care should be 11,356.00 as not to endanger the safety or property .................................... : ............................................................................................................... 13 AmeriPride Linen 249.30 SPECIAL FUNDS: of others or the peaceful enjoyment of Dan Stenvold, Mayor 14 Bank of ND 43,612.50 3292 PR School District 5,000.00 their property. Fires shall not be left 15 Bank of ND 31,800.00 3293 Lon's Hdwr 99.98 unattended and must be fully ATTEST: 16 Bank of ND 31,525.00 3294 Houston Engineering Inq extinguished at a reasonable hour, The 17 Border St Elec 41,934.81 647.50 Walsh County Sheriff's Dept. will be 18 Cardmember Services 3295 North Star Coop 141.58 asked to monitor the Use of "burn pits" Tom Larson, City Auditor 60.00 3296 PR School District 4,000.00 and cite any violations." The Council felt 19 City of Fargo 28.00 3297 '05 Sales Tax Rev Bd Fd a meeting of the Police Committee should (Sept. 19, 2012) 31220 Consolidated Waste, LTD take place to address the issue further. 16,265.60 GENERAL FUND: ~" 27344 BC/BS of ND 1,581.00 45 Team Lab Chemical 1,677.64 46 Butler Machinery Co 2,257.21 47 Farmers Union Serv Assoc 282,00 48 Halt Currie Lawyers LTD 84,00 49 Heartland Gas Co 29.38 27350 Jir~'s Super Valu 6.55 51 Leon's Bldg Ctr 8l,.96 52 Lon's Hdwr 47.85 53 Tami Lund 900.00 54 Minn-Dak Asphalt, I nc 3,495.00 55 Municipal Gov Academy t5.00 56 Newman Signs 233.26 57 Northdale Oil, Inc 866,31 58 North Star Coop2,133.42 59 ODB Company 500.58 27360 Polar Comm. 648.78 61 PR Airport Auth21.42 62 PR Community Club 211.50 63 PR Implement 161.94 64 PR Park District 19.13 65 PR Public Library 27.91 66 PR Vet. Clinic 36000 67 Rainbow Auto Body 464.30 68 Glenn Post 250.00 69 SanGrait's Auto Serv. 65.00 27370 Sobolik Construction 11,115.00 71 Special Funds 44.04 72 St. Improvement Dist. #7 1,935.41 73 True North Equipment 7,541.08 74 WC Auditor 10,743.34 21 Discovery Benefits 27.50 22 Ethanol Products 4,324.51 23 Hawkins, Inc 1,490.96 24 Jim's Super Valu 17.53 25 KBM, Inc. 1,500.11 26 KXPO 36.00 27 Lagoon Maintenance C 1,955.14 28 Light & Water Dept 2,507.41 29 Lindell's Mowing 490.00 31230 Lon's Hdwr 25.95 31 Michael Kilmer Const 4,915.00 32 Municipal Utilities 937.91 33 ND One Call Inc. 66.25 34 Nodak Electric Coop 6,624.79 35 North Plains Utility Contractors 4,748.00 36 Northdale Oil 210.24 37 North Star Coop 387:82 38 PDQ Sanitary Serv. 1,103.00 39 Bonnie Peders0n 12.09 31240 Polar Communications 145.35 41 42 2,613.60 43 44 100.00 45 PR Implement 24.08 Pristine Water Solutions Beth Smith 6.56 Gary or Della Stensland Thatcl~er C6 of Montana 24,609.34 ; Laurie Larson appeared before the Council and questioned the legal placement of Blanchard Street which effects the placement of her proposed construc'iion of a duplex. She presented pictures and an informational packet to the Council showing the measurements River pay the remaining t~alf. Lundquist seconded and' upon roll call vote, all present voted aye. Motion carried. Lundquist moved to grant the transfer of the American Legion's Liquor License to the Coliseum for the Mil]er/Swartz wedding on September 1,2012. Knutson seconded and upon roll call vote, all present voted aye. Motion carried. Public Works Director Dennis Larson informed the Council fhat the electric line to the Walsh Grain Terminal is being installed. Business Manager T. Larson informed the Council that the City is still waiting on word from the Economic Development Administration on possible assistance with the road project. The North Star development is progressing. There will be twenty-two tots of various sizes available for development. Infrastructure estimates are higher than expected; as a result, a combination of tax increment financing and special assessments will have to be used. Several people have expressed interest in purchasing a lot. The Park River Development Corp has been meeting weekly to keep the project on track. Joel Hylden, Melissa Irvine, Damon before the Council to request five or six additional water hydrants be provided for irrigation along the east bike path. D. Larson informed the group that the cost per water hydrant is approximately $4,000. The CoUncil suggested contacting someone experienced with sprinkler systems and find out costs associated with equipment and installation. Johnson commented that there are many garden clubs that tour around the state and hopefully in the near future Park River will become a garden destination. Each year the flower beds and trees receive many compliments from visitors. S. Currie recommended they apply for grants from the Park River and ND Community Foundation. The Council designated October 9, taken by herself and her husband Richard. 2012 as Fall Clean-up Day. D. Larson Larson. The zoning ordinance requires requested residential utility customers the setback to be 25 feet. The proposed Wishing to be placed on the PiCk-up placement would place a portion of the schedule call the water plant no later than building within the setback zone. Larson 4:00 PM, Monday, October 8, 2012. questioned the Council about moving the Mayor Stenvold would.like the City to street. City Attorney S. Currie said : continue to sponsor the "Biggest moving the street is not a solution as it Pumpkin" contest at the WC Fair. would cause the change of all legal Lundquist moved that the Municipal descriptions on all properties in Blocks 7, Utilities Dept. sponsor the contest and 8 and 9 in Birders A~ldition. The City of award the following prizes in Park River Park River has not issued a building Buqks; 1'st place $100.00, 2nd place permit to Larson fqr the duplex. Larson $75.00 and 3rd place $50.00.~Anderson was under the impression that a building seconded, and upon roll call, all voted permit was not required. Currie stated aye. Motion carried. that if the property owner does not agree T. Larson requested that the Council on property line placement provided by redirect the 2012 Walsh Coudty Half Mill the City, it is the property owners' Self Help funding of $500from the original responsibility to have their property request for Christmas decorations and surveyed. After discussion, Knutson use it for the reptacementAmerican flags 2013 PRELIMINARY BUDGET FOR CITY OF PARK RIVER 2013 PRELIMINARY BUDGET FOR CITY OF PARK RIVER Notice is hereby given that the Preliminary Budget of the City of Park River, North Dakota for the calendar year beginning January 1, 2013 and ending December 31,2013, prepared by the City Council is on file with the City Auditor where it may be examined by anyone applying thereforel that the City Council will meet Thursday, September 27, 2012, at 7:00 PM in the City Council Room for the purpose of adoptin~j the final budget and making the annual tax levy; that the Council will hold a public session with them on any item of proposed expenditure or may object to any such moved to have Blanchard Street that were purchased this past summer, item 0r amount thereof. The following is a surveyed from Hobbs Street to Jacobs i~. Knutson moved same; Lundquist statement of the proposed expenditures: Street and have Larson pay for half ofthe~ Seconded, and upon roll call, all voted GENERAL FUND cost of the survey and the City of F~a~!~i~ ~ye MOt t3n carried;.,Anderson moyed te ..... $413 66000 .... :; SPECIAL FUNDS: Advertising 2,000.00 Airport 361,500.00 Band 2,000.00 Library 11,000.00 Recreation 7,500.00 Spec. Assm't 600.00 In,surance Reserve 8,000.00 Social Security10,000.00 Forestry 5,000.00 Equip, Replacement 50,000.00 Sales Tax 275,000.00 Special Highway 832,850.00 DEBT SERVICE FUND: Southview Addition TIF 25,000.00 TOTAL EXPENDITURES $1,271,510.00 PARK RIVER CITY COUNCIL Tom Larson, City Auditor Dated: September 19, 2012 (Sept. 19, 2012) J ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS NORTH STAR ADDITION CITY OF PARK RIVER PARK RIVER, NORTH DAKOTA Sealed bids will be received by the City of Park River, at the office of the City Administrator, o514 Briggs Ave South; Park River, ND 58270, until 2:00 PM CT, October 10, 2012, at which time they wilt be publically opened and read aloud for the furnishing of materials, labor, equipment and skill required' for the " construction of Sanitary Sewer, Watermain, Storm Sewer, Gravel Base and incidental items in and for said City of Park River, as is more fully described and set forth in the plans and specifications therefore, which are now .on file in the - officeof the City Administrator. Bids shall be upon cash payment on the following estimated quantities and types of work: 6,700 Tons Aggregate Base, 7,600 CY Common Excavation, 2,159 LF A Sewermain, 2,100 LF Watermain, 200 LF Storm Sewer, 22 Service Connections, and incidentals. Alternates shall include an irrigation system and later completion date. The contract documents are on file and may be examined at the following: City of Park River 514 Briggs Ave South Park River, ND 58270 Kadrmas, Lee and Jackson, Grafton, North Dakota Complete digital, project bidding documents are available at www.kljeng.com "Client Zone" or www.questcdn.com. You may download the digital plan documents for $24 by inputting Quest project #2260018 on the websit's Project Search page. Please contact QuestCDN at (952) 233-1632 or info@questcdn.com for assistance in free membership registration, downloading, and working with this digital project information. An optional paper set of project documents is also available for "a non-refundable price of $80 per set at Kadrmas, Lee & Jackson, Inc., 864 West 12th Street, Grafton, ND 58237. Please contact usat 701-352-1555 if you have All bidders, except a bidder on a All bids will be contained in a sealed any questions, municipal, rural, and industrial water envelope, as above provided; plainly supply project using funds provided under marked showing that such envelope All bids are to be submitted on the Public Law No. 99-294 [100 Stat. 426, 43 contains a bid for the above project. In basis of cash payment for the work and U.S.C. 390a], must be licensed for the full addition, the bidder shall place upon the materials, and each bid shall be amount of the bid as required by Section exterior of such envelope the following accompanied by a separate envelope 43 07 05 and 43-07-12 of the North information: containing the contractor's license and bid Dakota CenturY Code. For projects using security, The bid security must be in a funds provided under Public Law No. 99- 1. The work covered by the bidder sum equal to five per cent (5%) of the full 294 [100 Stat. 426, 43 U.S.C. 390a], the 2. The name of the bidder amount of the bid and must be in the form Bidder shall obtain a contractor's license 3. Separate envelope contai~ng of a bidder's bond. A bidder's bond must for the full amount of its Bid within twenty bid bond and a copy of Contractor's be executed by the bidder as principal days after it is determined the Bidder is License or certificate of renewal. and by a surety company authorized to do the lowest responsible Bidder. Should the 4. Acknowledgementof the business in this state, conditioned that if Bidder fail to obtain the license within the Addenda. the principal's bid be accepted and the specified period the Bid will be rejected contract award#d to the principal, the and awarded to the next lowest No Bid will be read o'r considered principal, within ten (10) days after notice responsible Bidder. which does not fully comply with the of award, will execute and effect a above provisions asto Bond and licenses contract ir~ accordance with the terms of The successful Bidder will be required and any deficient Bid submitted will be his bid and the bid bond as required by to furnish Contract Performance and resealed and returned to the Bidder the laws of ttie State of North Dakota and Payment Bonds in the full amount of the immediately. the regulations and determinations of the contract.. governing body. If a successful bidder The work on the improvement will be does not execute a contract within ten Contracts shall be awarded on the completed by December 15, 2012. (10) days allowed, the bidder's bond must basis of the low bid submitted by a be forfeited to the governing body and the responsible and responsive bidder for the The Owner reserves the right to reject project awarded to the next lowest aggregate sum of all bid items. A single any and all bids, to waive any informality responsible bidder, contract will be awarded for the work. in any bid, to hpld all bids for a period not to exceed 30 days from the date of opening bids, and to accept the bid deemed most favorable to the interest of the Owner. Should the Contractor fail to complete the work within the time required herein or within such extra time as may have been granted by formal extensions of time approved by the Owner, there will be deducted from any amount due the Contractor the sum of $900 per day and every day that the completion of the work is delayed. The Contractor arid his surety will be liable for any excess. Such payment will be as and for liquidated damages. Dated this 13th day of September, 2012 CITY OF PARK RIVER ~PARK RIVER, NORTH DAKOTA Tom Larson City Administrator (Sept. 19 Sept 26,. Oct. 3, 2012) Valley-Edinburg District #118 Board Of Education Meeting VALLEY-EDINBURG DISTRICT #118 BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING MONDAY, 7:00 PM AUGUST 13, 2012 . CRYSTAL, ND Roll call taken by Darrel Pastorek, Board President. Present: Darrel Pastorek, Valley Edinburg School District #118 School Board President, Fred Hall, Valley Edinburg School District #118 School Board Vice-President, Dianne Goodoien, Mary Laxdal, Andrew Gullickson, Janne Myrdal, and DanJohnson School Board Members. Superinter{dent John J Oistad, 111, HS Principal Larry Larson, Elementary Principal Andrew Currie and Business Manager A. Eileen Rinde,others present-, JoAnn Mitchell Meeting called to order by President Pastorek. APPROVAL OF MINUTES MSC: LaxdaI-Hall to approve Assuming a roll-call vote-Vote unanimous Total District Cash: Flexible Spending Account 6,220.63 General Fund Checking 673;167.19 General Fund Savings 663,484.89 Building Fund Checking 146,242.04 Building Fund Savings Special Activities Checking 33,999.95 Hot Lunch Checking 58,881.32 Total Cash: 1,581,996.02 1/2 of Total Cash 790,998.01 Less checking funds already at Citizens State Bank: Special Activities Checking -33,999.95 Hot Lunch Checking -58,881.32 Balance needed in Citizens 698,116.74 Savings Accoun.ts: Less Current Savings Balance -663,484.89 Cash to be deposited ,To Citizen's: 34,631.85 APPROVAL OF FINANCIAL REPORT MSC: Halt- Laxdal to approve financial report and savings analysis Assuming a roll-call vote-Vote unanimous, Goodoien and Johnson abstaining from vote due to conflict of interest REVIEW OF BILLS ' MSC: Johnson- Goodoien to approve review of bills Assuming a roll-call vote-Vote unanimous ADMINISTRATIVE REPORTS Superintendent Oistad presented open enrollment application for Karisa Eddington MSC: ,LaxdaI-Goodoien to approve open enrollment aplSlication Assuming a roll-call vote-Vote unanimous directive was to not pursue. A ' Public School District Tuition Agreement with Park River was COMMITTEE REPORTS presented to. the BOard for Alexandra Curriculum Kizima grade 12 and Caitlin Kratchdvil Myrdal reported. grade 11. Personnel MSC: MyrdaI-Goodoien to approve Dan Johnson and Dianne G0odoien tuition agreement for Alexandra Kizima (Personnel Committee) are to meet with Assuming a roll-call vote-Vote Administration. unanimous Supt. Oistad, III reported that a MSC: Goodoien-Myrdal to approveteacher had requested more money for tuition agreement for Caitlin Kratchovit time spent in all three locations. Board Assuming a roll-call vote-Vote discussion followed and it was the unanimous Board's directive that there would be no extra'compensation. Vocational Propane bids were presented to the Johnson reported, Valley-Edinburg Board, discussion was held on prices High School has seven studerits that presented and the benefit of owning our have enrolled and are going to NVCTC. propane tanks. PEA MSC: HalI-Myrdal to accept bid of .89 Tracy Laaveg and Ben Hoffman were from Cavalier North Star and to purchase the two candidates that were voted on for propane tanks the North Region of RRVEC Governing Assuming a roll-call vote-VoteBeard. unanimous Transportation Teacher and Student Handbooks were' Supt. Oistad has received E-mail from reviewed with the board. There was Department of Health regarding grant for. discussion on various aspects; new bus. Bus must be received by attendance, semester exams and 9/30/2012 in order to receive grant. eligibility check for students and times for Hartley's have been calle(J and told of the teachers to be in scho01 have changed to importance of receiving bus as promised- 45 minutes before school and 15 minutes pick up date 9/26. after. Building and Grounds A 5-8 teacher position with coaching Oistad reported on the progress of the was posted on line. Bryce Laxdal was work done on the buildings, discussion interviewed and offered the position with has held on the possibility of doing co-head coach for Boys Basketball. ,Re ceilings in Edinburg during Christmas declined the offer, break; however, there are not enough A quote for resealing the Edinburg working days to complete the task. Bids location driveway was received. Board for Hoople and Edinburg ceilings will be sought.. Sports Co.op Board Discussion was held on the number of football coaches. Directive was to contact Drayton regarding this issue. 2012-2013 PRELIMINARY DISTRICT BUDGET Supt. Oistad handed out the preliminary budget, this is subject to adjustments until the final certification in October. Board's final vote will be Octobe} 9th at the regular meeting to be held in Edinburg. MSC: LaxdaI-Johnson to approve preliminary budget Assuming a roll-call vote-Vote unanimous 2012-2013 TAX LEVY CERTIFICATE OF LEVY Supt. Oistad handed out the certificate of levy, this is subject to adjustments until the final certification in October. Board's final vote will be Valley-Edinburg District #118 Personnel Committee Meeting VALLEY-EDINBURG DISTRICT #118 PERSONNEL COMMITTEE MEETING THURSDAY, 8:45 AM SEPTEMBER 6, 2012 CRYSTAL, N.D. MINUTES: Present: Dianne Goodoien, Dan Johnson, Superir~tendent John J. Oistad October 9th at the regu!ar meeting to be held in Edinburg. MSC: Johnson-Goodoien to approve mill levy of 123.45 Breakdown as follows: General 107, Technology 4.36, HS Tuition 3.36, Building 8.73 Assuming a roll-call vote-Vote unanimous NEXT MEETING WILL BE SEPTEMBER 11, 2012 8:00 PM IN CRYSTAL PLEASE NOTE CHANGE IN TIME Meeting was adjourned Darrel Pastorek, President A. Eileen Rinde, Business Manager (Sept. 19, 2012) III, Secondary Principal Larry Larson, Elementary Principal Andrew Currie Others Present: Janne Myrdal Discussion was held regarding scheduling, current staffing and possible future staffing. (Sept. 19, 2012) Your source for Happy Ha Walsh Countpress 284-6333 I