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PAGE 6 THE PRESS SEPTEMBER 26, 2012 Regional DUI Task sk Force shows encouraging fourth enforcement results GRAFTON, N.D. --The Northeast Grand Forks Regional DUI Task Force participated in the Regional DUI Task Force program in North Dakota. They made 13 driving under the influ- ence anest, 78 other sigmificant arrests, four drug anests, and made a total of 196 enlbrcement con- tacts during the recent unified saturation patrol effort2 This task force began on October 1.2010 in order to take significant steps towards reduc- ing alcohol-related crashes and fatalities across the state. In the Northeast Grand Forks Region, eight law tburth quarler gether ly results torists fron; fourth conducted fllere ing crash in size the tion patrol: il Dakota's agencies participated in the uarter of this program. By working to- visibility enforcement, ear- how a positive impact on deterring me- from drinking and driving. During the qtarter enforcement period, which was August 17-September 3, 2012, zero tZatalities and zero impaired driv- in the region. These statistics empha- he importance of enforcement and satura- mtrcls in protecting motorists on North Eighty-three percent of all law enforcement agencies currently participate in the DUI Task Force across North Dakota. This program isin- tended to save lives by reducing alcohol-relat- ed fatalities and car crashes. The Northeast Grand Forks Regional DUI Task Force includes the following agencies: NDHP, Pembina', Walsh, Nelson, and Grand Forks Sheriff's Departments, and Cavalier, Grand Forks, and UND Police Departments. 00lorthern Neighbors: to remain in place CAVALIER, N.D. -- With summer windillg down, the North Dakota Parks and Recreation De- partlnent (NDPRD) wants to thank the visitors to Icelandic State Park for their patience during the retro- fit of the Renwick Dam. The multi-year project is forc- ing traffic to follow a detour to reach the campground and beach areas and motorists are asked to re- duce their speed and drive cau- tiously along the route. At times the five-lnile reroute (3 miles on gravel) has been problematic for vehicles as busy takes its toll on the The road has had gravel abatement NDPRD has investe( $16,000 in its up keep, cent of Icelandic trial operating budgeL 8,000 campers have used through August and ex are visitation will rema through the fall Call us today for details on how to place your ad! Walsh County Press 284-6333 visitors from using the route to the campgromld, s:: Icelandic State Park detour next year for Dam retrofit summer traffic tgravel road. grvel and dust added and the inw.sted over eep, about 8 per- bien- Nearly ued the road expectations 11 remain busy reslrictions keep the most direct but the detour does provide a viable alter- native. It's been difficult to keep up with the road maintenance because of the busy summer we're having at Icelandic State Park and the con- stant flow of vehicles on the road," NDPRD director Mark Zilnmer- man says. "We will have to go through another season of using the detour and ask the public re- mains patient during the construc- tion period. Park management will continue to assist local jurisdic- tions in maintaining their road." Work on the Renwick Dam will resume in May of2013 and the de- tour will remain in place until it is determined use of the road cross- ing the dana will not adversely af- }'ect construction. The dam is owned by the Pembina County Re- source District and NRCS. Information about Icelandic State Park along with details about the retrofit of the Renwick Dam can be found on the NDPRD web- site at ww.parkd'ec.nd.gov. Gate City Bank promotes former Park River grad GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- Gate City Bank has promoted Kevin Praska to Customer Service and Sales Supervisor at its Grand Forks Columbia Office. Praska will supervise the customer service and Teller area of the office. A native of Pisek, Praska grad- uated from Park River High School and received a Bachelor of Science degree from the Univer- sity of North Dakota. He currently resides in Grand Forks and has been employed at Gate City Bank since 2007. Praska is the son of Marge and the late Daniel Praska. Photo: Submitted Y0usaidit, Noith I000ta! NOTHING WORKS LIKE NEWSP00I00 ADVERTISING. / I O O Q O Park River School Regular Board of Education Meeting NOTICE OF STREET/ALLEY VACATIOId CITY OF EDINBURG A petition has been filed in the office of the the purpose of vacation of alley with legal descri ,vq ,# S96 4 a" semoa 5 "E t 35.79' " e.'" ,- 8-" /   , "-. -); ....... it "Cerlificale of Slti've The petition will be heard on the 8th day of October Objections to the vacation can be mailed to: City Auditor PO Box 173 Edinburg ND 58227 Vera Brandvold City Auditor Park River School Public Hearing NOTICE OF HEARING The Park River City Council has scheduled a hearing for Monday, October 8, 2012, 7:15 PM in the City Council Room for the purpose of hearing testimony for or against a petition that has been submitted to change the zoning of the North Star Addition north of l Coop from Commercial to Resic The petition is on file at the ( Bldg. and may be viewed duri business hours. (Sept 26, and Oct 3, 20 N t Auditor for :tion of 2012. to: north of North Star al to Residential R1. :lie at the City Office during normal Oct 3, 2012) PARK RIVER SCHOOL BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING TUESDAY, AUGUST 14, 2012 7:40 P.M. PARK RIVER, N.D. $2,734.34 124674 J MART, INC. $6,779.00 124675 JACKSON CONSULTING $324.00 124676 JOB SERVICE ND $205.91 124677 KIRK HAM $32.64 Regular board meeting held August ' 124678 KYOCERA 14, 2012. Hahn, Laaveg, Thompson and i $11,928.00 Brumrnond present ..... ....  i 124679 LEON'S BUILDING CENTER President Hahn called the meeting te ;2,678.84 order at 7:40 p.m. M: Thompson S: Laaveg to approve the July 23, 2012, Regular Board Meeting Minutes, All in favor, M.C. M: Brummond S: Laaveg to approve the expenditures as follows: General Fund #124667-1"24701, $177,410.69; Payroll & Benefits #28222-28229, $9,837.26 and Manual checks #12338- 12347, $20,430.83; All in favor, MC. 12338 STRATA CORPORATION $471.00 12339 $160.00 12340 DISCOVERY EDUCATION DEPT. OF MOTOR VEHICLES $19.50 ND ATTORNEY GENERAL 12341 $44,50 12342 WALSH COUNTY SHERIFF DEPT. $10.00 12343 AFLAC $1,535.82 12344 BLUE CROSS BLUE SHIELD OF ND $13,487.27 12345 THE HARTFORD - PRIORITY ACCTS $2,146.94 12347 FLEXIBLE BENEFITS/DISCOVERY $2,555.80 124667 AMAZON.COM CREDIT $205.36 124668 BECKY SVOBODNY $25.OO 124669 FIRST UNITED INSURANCE $94.00 124670 GRAND FORKS PUBLIC SCHOOLS DIST $1,000.00 124671 GREATAMERICA LEASING CORP. . $1,765.50 124672 HB SOUND & LIGHT $48.08 124673 HM RECEIVABLES CO LLC 124680 MORGAN PRINTING $117.19 124681 NASCO $51.75 124682 ND ATTORNEY GENERAL $44.50 124683 NDCEL $891.00 124684 NEWTON MANUFACTURING $465.42 124685 NORTH STAR COOP $1,229.21 124686 NORTHDALE OIL INC. $18.15 124687 NORTHERN RED RIVER INTERACTIVE TV $8,000.00 124688 ON THE LEVEL CONSTRUCTION $11,100.00 124689 PARK RIVER HIGH SCHOOL $9,333.33 124690 PARK RIVER REVOLVING ACCOUNT $5,000.00 124691 PRAIRIE LEARNING CENTER $1,143.45 124692 QUILL CORPORATION $145.98 124693 124694 RICK CLEMETSO,N $300.00 STONES MOBILE RADIO INC $72.50 SUPERIOR SHOWBOARD 124695 $132.00 124696 TARGET ROOFING, INC $82,761.40 124697 UPPER VALLEY SPECIAL EDUCATION $22,841.29 124698 WALSH COUNTY PRESS $67.00 124699 WALSH COUNTY RECORD $39.00 124700 WATER & LIGHT DEPT $5,780.90 124701 WELCH'S BAKERY $55.95 M: Laaveg S: Thompson to accept the Northdale Oil fuel bid for 2012-2013, All in favor, M.C. M: Brummond S: Thompson to approve the snow removal bid of Donnie Greicar for 2012-2013, All in favor, M.C. M: Thompson S: Laaveg to approve the Certificate of Levy for 2012-2013, Upon roll call vote Brummond, Laaveg, Thompson and Hahn aye, M.C. M: Laaveg S: Brummond to approve the Consolidated Application for Federal Title Funding, All in favor, M.C. M: Thompson S: Laaveg to approve the lane change for Lorrie Hylden, All in favor, M.C. M: Laaveg S: Thompson to approve the Fordville-Lankin-Park River Girls' Basketball Agreement (Updated for 2012- 2013 Season) and the Park River-Fordville-Lankin Baseball Agreement Updated for 2012-2013, All in favor, MC. M: Laaveg S: Thompson to approve the first reading of Extracurricular Participation Requirements Descriptor Code: FFE, All in favor, M.C. M: Brummond S: Laaveg to approve the hiring of Katie Jacobsen at $10.00 per hour, All in favor, M.C. PARK RIVER SCHOOL PUBLIC HEARING TUESDAY, AUGUST 14, 2012 7:30 P.M. PARK RIVER, N.D. Public hearing held August 14, 2012. Hahn, Thompson, Laaveg and Brummond present. President Hahn called the public hearing to order at 7:30 p.m. Kirk Ham explained the proposal to adopt a property tax levy to exceed the zero increase number of mills by 8.19%. M: Laaveg S: Brummond to adopt the M: Thompson S: Brummond to approve the lane change for Marl Bennington, All in favor, M.C. M; Brummond S: Laaveg to approve the non,tuition agreement for Sidney Wagner, All in favor, M.C. Reports were received by: Kirk Ham - Financial and Administrative, Brenda Nilson - Administrative, Aaron Schramm - Administrative, Tracy Laaveg - Library. there were no Vocational Center or REA reports. Other items of discussion included: updates on summer projects and reorganization, preliminary budget for 2012-2013, coaching positions and the REA board member election. The next meeting is scheduled September 13, 2012, at 600 p.m. With no further business, the meeting adjourned at 9:05 p.m. Diana Hahn, President Rebecca Svobodny, Business Manager (Sept 26, 2012) property tax levy to exceed the zero increase number of mills by 8.19%, Upon roll call vote, Thompson, Brummond, Laaveg and Hahn aye, M.C. Public hearing adjourned at 7:40 p.m. Diana Hahn, President Rebecca Svobodny, Business Manager (Sept 26, 2012) 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, 514 Briggs Ave South; Park River, ND 58270, until 2:00 PM CT, October 10, 2012,'at which time they will 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 office of 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 Sewermain, 2,100 Storm Sewer, 22 Service (.'or and incidentals. Alternates .(;h an irrigation system and lateF, date. The contract document: and may be examined at the fo City of Park River 514 Briggs Ave South Park River, ND 58270 Kadrmas, Lee and Jack.';3n North Dakota Complete digital proj=ct doct)ments are avilat www.kljeng.com "Client www.questcdn.com. You may the digital plan documents inputting Quest project #22600 website's Project Search pag, contact QuestCDN at (952) info@questcdn.com for assi.';tar membership registration, and working with this di information. An optional project documents is also avail non-refundable price of $80 Kadrmas, Lee & Jackson, Ire., Watermain, 200 LF rvice Connections, shall include .nd later completion uments are on file :t at he following: )uth J JacKson, Grafton, project bidding available at lient Zone" or may download Jments for $24 by #;'.260018 on the page. Please (952) 233-1632 or ass istance in free tie n, downloading, his digital project paper set of also available for a of 80 per set at nc., 864 West 12th Street, Grafton, ND 58237. Please contact us at 701-352-1555 if you have any questions. All bids are to be submitted on the basis of cash payment for the work and materials, and each bid shall be accompanied by a separate envelope containing the contractor's license and bid security. The bid security must be in a sum equal to five per cent (5%) of the full amount of the bid and must be in the form of a bidder's bond. A bidder's bond must be executed by the bidder as principal and by a surety company authorized to do business in this state, conditioned that if the principal's bid be accepted and the contract awarded to the principal, the principal, within ten (10) days after notice of award, will execute and effect a contract in accordance with the terms of his bid and the bid bond as required by the laws of the State of North Dakota and the regulations and determinations of the governing body. If a successful bidder does not execute a contract within ten (10) days allowed, the bidder's bond must be forfeited to the governing body and the project awarded to the next lowest responsible bidder. All bidders, except a bidder on a municipal, rural, and industrial water supply project using funds provided under Public Law No. 99-294 [100 Stat. 426, 43 U.S.C. 390a], must be licensed for the full amount of the bid as required by Section 43 07 05 and 43-07-12 of the North Dakota Century Code. For projects using funds provided under Public Law No. 99- 294 [100 Stat. 426, 43 US.C. 390a], the Bidder shall obtain a contractor's license for the full amount of its Bid within twenty days after it is determined the Bidder is the lowest responsible Bidder. Should the Bidder fail to obtain the license within the specified period the Bid will be rejected and awarded to the next lowest responsible Bidder. The successful Bidder will be required to furnish Contract Performance and Payment Bonds in the full amount of the contract. Contracts shall be awarded on the basis of the low bid submitted by a responsible and responsive bidder for the aggregate sum of all bid items. A single contract will be awarded for the work. All bids will be contained in a sealed envelope, as above provided; plainly marked showing that such envelope contains a bid for the above project. In addition, the bidder shall place upon the exterior of such envelope the following information: 1. The work covered by the bidder 2. The name of the bidder 3. Separate envelope containing bid bond and a copy of Contractor's License or certificate of renewal. 4. Acknowledgement of "the Addenda. No Bid will be read or considered which does not fully comply with the above provisions as to Bond and licenses and any deficient Bid submitted will be resealed and returned to the Bidder immediately. The work on the improvement will be completed by December 15, 2012. The Owner 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 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 and his surety will be liable for any excess. Such payment wilt 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) Your source :If for Happy Happenings. Walsh CountPrcss 284,6333, 4