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Page 8 THE WALSH COUNTY PRESS WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2017 City Of Edinburg Council Proceedings Notice to Creditors CITY OF EDINBURG COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS SEPTEMBER 11, 2017 7:00 P.M. Call to Order: Mayor Halldorson. All council persons were present. MSC: Hall and Hammer to approve payment of bills beginning with check #7590 through #7604 for a total of $2689.02 and to approve the monthly financial statement with a balance on hand of $20882.80. Motion carried. 7590 WC Treas 294.00 Salaries 463.84 Ottertail 711.37 NE Reg Water 75.26 Polar 64.42 Farmers union 34.51 D Pewe 290.90 D Pewe 120.00 E Brandvold 83.11 D Pewe 69.26 D Pewe 90.00 D Pewe 69.26 WC Press 50.84 7604 CHS-Milton 272.25 Total 2689.02 Old Business: More work will be done on 8th Ave. New Business: Hall made motion to accept the resolution setting the auditors bond. Evenson second the motion. Motion carries. Auditor to send out letters to dog owners for the 2017-18. Clinic will be set in the near future and license will be issued. City has a possible buyer for the former Balsdon lot. Price set at $2200.00. Motion made by Hall to give Market on Main $3500 towards purchase of a new produce or meat cooler. Motion second by Hammer. Motion carried. Funds will be disbursed from city sales tax. 2018 budget for City of Edinburg was reviewed. No changes were made. Adjourned: Hall Next Meeting: October 9, 2017 at 7pm for regular council meeting. Minutes are being published subject to the governing body's review and revision. Respectfully submitted, Vera Brandvold, Auditor (Sept. 27, 2017) IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF WALSH representative of the estate, or filed with COUNTY, STATE OF NORTH DAKOTA the Court. In the Matter of the Estate of Gene R. Dated this 15th day of September, Gemmill, deceased 2017 Probate No. 50-2017-PR-00061 NOTICE TO CREDITORS Randy Gemmill Personal Representative NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned has been appointed Wes R. Welch, PC personal representative of the above POBox 107 estate. All persons having claims against 201 Briggs Ave. S. the said deceased are required to present Park River, ND 58270 their claims within three months after the date of the first publication or mdiling of (701)284-7833 this notice or said claims will be forever Attorney for: Personal Representative barred. Claims must be presented to Randy Gemmill 12314 County Road 7, Edinburg, ND 58227, personal (Sept. 27, Oct. 4, and Oct, 11, 2017) PUBLIC NOTICE A public notice is information informing citizens of government activities that may affect the citizens" everyday lives. Public notices have been printed in local newspapers, the trusted sour.rt s for community information. fo~ more than 200 years North Dakota newspapers also post public notices on www.ndpublicnotices.com at no charge to units of government. Park River Area School Board Regular Meeting Minutes ~PARK RIVER AREA SCHOOL BOARD REGULAR MEETING MINUTES AUGUST 15, 2017 The Regular Board Meeting was held August 15, 2017 in the Board Room. Members present: Bill Bata, Diana Hahn, Kelly Houser, Tracy Laaveg, Jennifer Thompson and Terry Novak. Absent: Brad Brummond. President Bata called meeting to order at 6:30 P.M. No additions to agenda. M: Laaveg S: Hahn to approve the Regular Board Meeting Minutes for July 17, 2017, All in favor, M.C. M: Laaveg S: Hahn to approve the expenditures as follows: General Fund #3556-3595, $544,476.25; Payroll and Benefits #76319-76327 and #3995-4069, $201,733.46; Special Activities #2395- 2397, $5,816.28, All in favor, M.C. Financial Report: Supt. Ham- Reviewed Revenue and Expenditures for fiscal year-end June 30, 2017. J.P.MORGAN 22,406.59 BND 319,935.34 UNUM LIFE INS971.98 CENEX FLEETCARD 35.98 DACOTAH PAPER 2,376.00 DALE'S SMALL ENGINE REPAIR 49.02 DISCOVERYBENEFITS 10.00 EBSCO INFORMATION. SERVICES 224.68 EDUTECH 60.00 MANDY HAGEN69.45 KIRK HAM 155.14 JORDAN HOLLINGSWORTH 1,974.82 J MART 20,304.25 KEITH'S LOCK & KEY SECURITY WORLD 150.00 LANGDON FIRE EQUIPMENT 36.00 LEON'S BUILDING CENTER 288.17 LIBERTY BUSINESS SYSTEMS 191.83 LIGHT & WATER DEPT 7,367.34 LUNSETH PLUMBING & HEATING 403.32 MARCOTECH 1,805.11 MDU 176.97 MORGAN PRINTING 201.55 NARDINI FIRE EQUIPMENT CO 168.00 NETWORK SERVICES CO 7,034.48 NORTH STAR COOP 153.21 NORTHDALE OIL 516.54 ODIN 181.36 : GREGORY OPP5,160.00 PARK RIVER AREA SCHOOL 25.40 PROTECTION SYSTEMS CIN. 880.00 SAMSON ELECTRIC 2,659.17 ALYSSA SCHAUER 1,835.00 STERLING CARPET ONE 210.00 TEAM LABORATORY CHEMICAL CORP 2,340.50 UPPER VALLEY SPECIAL ED 142,941.39 US BANK 450.00 VERIZON 410.t8 WALSH COUNTY PRESS 278.48 WALSH COUNTY RECORD 39.00 MARCO TECH 1,148.60 MARCO TECH 656.51 PARK RIVER AREA SCHOOL 5,720.18 ND FFA ASSOCIATION 35.00 WELCH'S BAKERY 61.10 Administration Reports: Elementary Principal Nilson - Class sizes, new staff, Open House is August 21, main goals for Discussed procedures to follow for M: Laaveg S:Hahn to approve the year, para testing; High School Principal unpaid lunch accounts. Supt. Ham will Consolidated Application (Title I), All in Schramm - Registration last two days, determine course of action on individual favor, M.C. enrollment, 7th Grade orientation is accounts. August 21" WIN period, Activities M:Laaveg S: Thompson to set date of M: Hahn S: Houser to approve the enrollment; Supt. Ham - HS gym floor Public Tax Hearing to Monday, 2016-17 Financial Report, as presented, repair complete, caulking on roof, Vercon September 18, 2017, 6:00 P.M Alumni All in favor, M.C. request, ESP funding, Thursday staff Room, All in favor, M.C. picnic, breakfast with staff tomorrow M: Novak S:Thompson to approve, as morning. M: Hahn S: Houser to accept the 2017-18 gas/diesel bid from Northdale presented, the lane changes for Alyssa Oil, All in favor, M.C. - Schauer, Jordan Hollingsworth, and M: Laaveg S: Thompson to accept the Nancy Larson, All in favor, M.C. 2017-18 Snow Removal bid from Don Greicar, All in favor, M.C. M: Thompson S: Laaveg to hire Kirsti Vocational Center Report: Brummond Paul for the Para position, All in favor, -absent. M: Thompson S: Hahn approve the M.C. Certificate of Compliance, All in favor, Discussed extracurricular M.C. Next meeting is scheduled for assignments. September 18, 2017 in Board Room M: Novak S: Laaveg to approve Upper immediately following the Public Tax Reviewed the taxable valuaiion Valley Special Education 2017-18 Hearing. estimate. Budget, All in favor, M.C. No Library Report. Finalized budget at REA. Reviewed preliminary budget. M: Hahn S: Houser to retroactively Reduced budget by $600,000. amend the 2016-17 Budget for Building Fund to change lease payment to a Free lunch will only be given in lieu of transfer of funds to Sinking Fund- duty for staff. Supervision will be done by Equipment Lease and add the Sinking Administration. General Fund will Fund-Equipment Lease of $70,050.00, All reimburse Food Service. in favor, M.C. Adjourned at 7:34 RM. /s/Bill Bata, President /s/Roberta Hinkel, Business Manager (Sept. 27, 2017) City Of Park River, North Dakota Regular Council Meeting CITY OF PARK RIVER, NORTH DAKOTA, REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING, MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 2017 AT 7:30 P.M. Laaveg presented copies of a leadership code for elected officials to the Council. This topic was presented at last month's meeting and tabled for Published Subject to the Governing discussion this month. Lundquist felt the Body's Review and Revision leadership code was unnecessary. Byron moved and Anderson seconded to The City of Park River held their approve the leadership code for elected regular meeting of the Park River City officials as presented by Laaveg. Upon inside the City Office building and at the water treatment plant will be added to the camera upgrade list. Care Health Center Harvest Fest. New Business: Jana Hankey applied Lundquist moved and Halvorson for a 5-year property tax exemption on the seconded approving to sponsor a table value of improvements at 103 Briggs Ave from Municipal Utilities. Upon roll call N. (improvement valuation of vote, all voted aye. M/C. $45,000.00). Berg recommended approval. Byron moved and Anderson Auditor's Report:" seconded to approve Hankey's request Lundquist moved and Lorton Upon roll call vote, the following voted --seconded to approve payment of the aye; Lorton, Halvorson, Knutson, Byron following bills and accept the Auditor's and Anderson with Lundquist abstaining, report into record. Upon roll call vote, all M/C. voted aye. M/C. Council on Monday, September 11,2017 roll call vote the following voted aye; The Council designated October 10, at 7:30 P.M. Halvorson, Knutson, Byron and Anderson 2017 as Fall Clean-up Day. Residential with Lorton and Lundquist voting no. utility customers should call the water Mayor Stenvold called the meeting to M/C. plant at 701.284.6399 no later than 4:30 order; upon roll call the following were PM, Monday, October 9, 2017 to Present: Council members Mike Lorton, Thompson reported that she mailed schedule pickup. Kyle Halvorson Arvid Knutson, Robert letters to 16 property owners of occupied Lundquist III, Dwight Byron, and Keith buildings with no utilities and properties Mayor Stenvold appointed Ann Berg Anderson, City Attorney Tracy Laaveg, which were in violation of the City's' to serve as the Assessor for the City of Public Works Director (PWD) Dennis nuisance ordinance. The deadline to Park River as required bystate statute. Larson, Coordinator/Auditor Nancy contact the office or clean up the property Thompson, and Assessor/DeputyAuditor is September 12th. Properties requiring Council was requested to sponsor a Ann Berg. Absent: None. Others present: clean up will be cleaned by the City and plaque for the Walsh County Fair again Dean Skjerven. charges will be assessed to landowners this year. Knutson moved and Lotion per city ordinance, seconded to approve a $200.00 payment. Comments and Questions From Upon roll call vote,all voted aye. M/C. Citizens: None. Laaveg reported Mr. Arndt, Park River FFA advisor, will present a Robert's Rule Larson on behalf of the PR Volunteer Additions and changes to agenda: of Order seminar for the Council on Fire Dept reported the Park River Add to New Business: #6 Tower Street. October 9, 2017 at 6:30 pm in the City American Legion Post and the Fire Dept CouncilRoom. would like to exchange some land between their properties. The Legion would deed the west 40' of Lots 5 & 6, Block 22 O.T. to the City for the Fire Deprs use and the Fire Dept is asking the City to deed the east 100' of Lot 4, Block 22 O.T. to the Legion. The Legion has approved the land exchange. Halvorson moved and Byron seconded to deed the east 100' of Lot 4, Block 22 O.T. to the Legion in exchange for the west 40' of Lots 5 & 6, Block 22 O.T. Upon roll call vote the following voted aye; Halvorson, Knutson, Byron and Anderson with Lorton and Lundquist (members of the PR Fire Dept) abstaining. M/C. Approval of Minutes: Lorton moved and Halvorson seconded to accept the minutes from the August 11,2017 regular meeting and the August 28, 2017 special meeting as presented. Upon roll call vote, Lorton, Halvorson, Knutson, Byron and Anderson voted aye. Lundquist voted nay. M/C. Committee Reports: Sales Tax Committee: Recommended the following: from the Capital Improvement Fund for St Improve Dist # 2017-1; Sillers, Laaveg & Wenzel $119.70 and Arntson, Stewart, Wegner $2,610.8; from Economic Development Fund, Sillers, Laaveg & Wenzel $495.80, to Bank of ND (PACE interest buy-down - Heartland Eye Care) $3,100.00, and Red River Regional Council $750.00 for Action Summit; KLJ, Inc $2,033.12 SlD# 2017- 2, and WC Press 142.68 SID# 2017-2. Anderson moved and Halvorson seconded to approve all of the Sales Tax Committee recommendations as presented. Upon roll call vote, all voted aye. M/C. Ward Reports: Questioned what could be done with the tall weeds on the dirt piles at 103 Park Ave S. Thompson reported a letter had been sent to the property owner to address the issue. Unfinished Business: Assessor's Report: Berg reported she mailed letters to Elm Drive property owners with ranch style homes asking them to call and make an appointment with her for an on-site property review. Council received an updated and corrected Schedule of Fees for approval; Knutson moved and Anderson seconded to approve the updated schedule of fees. Upon roll call vote, all voted aye. M/C. Thompson informed the Council she has been working with Polar Comm. on the security camera upgrade. After discussion, costs for installing cameras Laaveg updated the Council on Tower St. A portion of the road does not appear to be within City limits, and some entities are being charged an access fee by the railroad. Laaveg will research and identify the steps necessary to annex the property and declare the road a public street. Mayor's Comments: The Mayor suggested sponsoring a table at the First General Fund 29620 Void 29651 Aflac 52 53 54 55 1,606.07 56 750.00 57 636.61 58 306.30 59 11.00 29660 10.33 61 106.11 62 63 64 25.00 65 66 67 68 483.55 69 0.00 21.71 Discovery Benefits 19.17 NDPERS 67.69 NDPERS 1,053.24 BC/BS of North Dakota Sillers, Laaveg, & Wenzel Cardmember Service Productivity Plus Account Discovery Benefits, Inc Kringstad Ironworks Inc Liberty Business Systems, Inc Lon's Hardware78.21 MDU 91.22 Municipal Gov Academy NDAAO Sec/-rreas 30.00 Northdale Oil, Inc 1,032.74 North Star Coop 826.22 Polar Communications PR Airport Authority 6.05 29670 PR Community Club 150.00 71 PR Fire Department6,981.00 72 PR Park District 5.07 73 PR Public Library 6.41 74 RDO Equipment 731.03 75 Glenn Rost 250.00 76 Sillers, Laaveg, & Wenzel 1,891.40 77 Special Funds 0.44 78 Verizon Wireless 147.11 79 WC Auditor 5,379.98 29680 WC Press 1,346.06 AW US Treasury 2,180.27 AW Municipal Utilities 6,583.55 9,490.00 Municipal Utilities 34420Water System Repair & 34379 Postmaster 268.35 Replace 4,000.00 34380 Aflac 109.21 21 Water Bond Fund 05 81 Discovery Benefits 140.83 4,830.00 82 General Fund 6,583.55 22 Water Rev Bond Fund Phase I 83 NDPERS 336.21 3,450.00 84 NDPERS 4 749~, ,~ ~ i ~3~ WaterTower Fund 11,315.00 85 BC/BS of North Dal~~ : ' ~ VVater Treatment Fund 6,400.43 40,783.14 86 2016 Electrical Upgrade 8019-47 Salaries 28,979.69 8,000.00 AW US Treasury 8,147.03 87 AmeriPride Services, Inc AW First United Bank 13.50 211.43 AW NMPA 133,628.44 88 Aqua-Pure Inc.58.64 AW PSN (Payment Services 89 Banyon Data Systems, IncNetwork) 4.95 795.00 34390 Border States Electric Supply 13,926.80 91 Cardmember Service 68.76 92 City of Fargo 28.00 93 Consolidated Waste, LTD. 17,277.75 Demester Cleaning 345.00 Ethanol Products, LLC Ferguson Waterworks #2516 94 95 500.57 96 3,758.65 97 24O.00 98 Graymont (Wl) LLC 6,470.36 99 Hawkins Inc 943.45 34400 Jim's Super Valu 36.10 1 226.98 2 3 4 5 6 7 223.63 8 9 34410 11 12 157.62 13 14 655.63 15 8,756.00 16 162.42 17 18 6,200.00 19 First Care Health Center Leon's Building Center, Inc Light & Water Dept 3,699.26 Lindell's Mowing 500.00 Lon's Hardware 53.26 MMUA 109.94 Morgan Printing 47.00 ND Dept of Health/Chem-Lab ND One Call Inc. 17.55 NDPERS 14.65 Northdale Oil, Inc 478.62 North Star Coop 301.93 Polar Communications Doug Reierson 2,000.00 Samson Electric LTD Thatcher Company of Montana US Bank Equipment Finance Verizon Wireless 123.98 Wat & Sew Imprv Dist #2015-1 Wat & Sew Imprv Dist #2016-1 Special Funds 10092 Void 0.00 10093 Red River Regional Council 750.00 10094 ST Improve Dist #2017-1 3,030.59 10095 ST Improve Dist #2017-2 2,671.60 Debt Service & Bond Fund 6083 Arntson Stewart Wegner PC 2,610.69 6084 Eugene Bossert 100.00 6085 Dr. Mark Helgeson 100.00 6086 Kadrmas, Lee & Jackson, Inc 2,033.12 6087 Sillers, Laaveg, & Wenzel 615.50 6088 Judy Troftgruben 100.00 6089 WC Press 142.68 6090 Widseth Smith Nolting & Asso( 6,545.50 AW First United Bank 30.00 Thursday, October 6, 2017 at 6:00 PM was set for the Public Hearing and Special Meeting to approve the final budget and set the mill levy. Being no further business, the meeting adjourned at 8:16 PM. Dan Stenvold, Mayor ATTEST: Ann Berg, Deputy Auditor (Sept. 27,2017) City Of Park River, North Dakota S )ecial Council Meeting 3ur goes here! Call 284,6333 CITY OF PARK RIVER, NORTH DAKOTA, SPECIAL COUNCIL MEETING, FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 2017 AT 12:00 P.M. Published Sub!ect to the Governing Body's Review and Revision The City of Park River held a special meeting of the Park River City Council on Friday, September 8, 2017 at 12:00 P.M. to discuss and approve the 2018 Preliminary Annual City Budget. Mayor Dan Stenvold called the meeting to order at 12:00 pm with the following present: Councilmen Halvorson, Knutson, Byron, and Anderson, Public Works Director Larson, Coordinator/Auditor Thompson, and Assessor/Deputy Auditor Berg. Absent: Councilmen Lorton and Lundquist, City Attorney Laaveg. The Preliminary Budget of the City of Park River, for the calendar year beginning January 1, 2018 and ending December 31,2018, was reviewed by the City Council. The following is a statement of the proposed expenditures: GENERAL FUND: $462,630.00 TOTAL EXPENDITURES: . $1,106,920.00 SPECIAL FUNDS: Airport 237,000.00 With anticipated decreases in State Library 13,500.00 Revenue funds for the 2018 budget year Recreation 7,000.00 a 15.79% increase is proposed. This Spec. Assm't. 1,800.00 increase will generate approximately Special Highway 93,120.00 $32,000.00 for 2018 expenditures: $352,420.00Halvorson moved and Knutson DEBT SERVICE FUNDS: seconded, to approve the Preliminary North Star Addition TIF 54,831.00 Budget for the year ending December 31, Street Improve #7 34,250.00 2018. Upon roll call, all present voted Street Improve #2012-2 10,149.00 aye. M/C. A notice will be posted in the Street Improve #2013-1 189,640.00official newspaper for a Public Hearing to Street Improve #2017-1 45,000.00 be held in October where citizens will $333,870.00have an opportunity to present oral or written comments regarding the property tax levy. Being no further business, meeting adjourned at 12:57 PM ATTEST: Dan Stenvold, Mayor Ann Berg, Deputy Auditor (Sepi. 27,2017) the Your community. Your paper. Your story. Contact Allison or Brook at the Walsh County Press 284-6333 or wcpress@polarcomm.com i '