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LEGAL NOTICES Pase I0 THE WALSH COUNTY PRESS WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 27, 2017 Park River Area School Board Regular Meeting Minutes PARK RIVER AREA SCHOOL BOARD SYSCO 3,673.83 REGULAR MEETING MINUTES FIRST UNITED BANK 11,902.50 NOVEMBER 14, 2017 NORTHERN ESCROW 1,799.75 UNUM LIFE INS 1,025.81 ND ATTORNEY GENERAL 40.00 The Regular Board Meeting was held NVCTC 50.00 November 14, 2017 in the Board Room. ND ATTORNEY GENERAL Members present: Brad Brummond, 40.00 Jennifer Thompson, Bill Bata, Terry AMAZON 591.49 Novak, Tracy Laaveg and Diana Hahn. BILL BATA 262.15 Absent: Kelly Houser. JONATHAN BERG 137.00 CULINEX 426.94 President Bata called meeting to order DAHLEN PLUMBING 876.45 at 5:31 P.M. DAKOTA BLINDS 759.00 DEPTOF PUBLIC tNST 893.65 M: Brummond S:Thompson to finalizeDISCOVERY BENEFITS 50.00 agenda, All in favor, M.C. EDUTECH 20.00 ROBERT GOLL 11.33 M: Laaveg S: Hahn to approve theGRAFTON TRUE VALUE 1,324.14 Regular Board Meeting Minutes for KIRK HAM 584.22 October 17, 2017, All in favor, M.C. ROBERTA HINKEL 26.64 LEON'S BUILDING CENTER Mrs. Kovarik, Librarian, gave a 577.93 presentation on the Digital Citizenship LIGHT & WATER DEPT 11,645.42 Curriculum for junior high and high school RHEA LIPSH 10.00 students. LUNSETH PLUMBING 151.80 MARCO TECHNOLOGIES 1,046.00 M: Brummond S: Novak to approve MIDWEST REFRIGERATION the expenditures as follows: General 218.62 Fund #3681-3726, $164,491.17; Payroll MDU 1,467.05 and Benefits #76355-76362 and #4266- NORTH STAR COOP 698.85 4398, $318,897.48; Special Activities NVCTC 42,862.00 #2528-2562, $10,485.30, All in favor, NORTHDALE OIL 3,845.90 M.C. BRETT OMDAHL 11.33 PARK RIVER AREA SCHOOL Financial Report: Supt. Ham- 26.84 Financial Aid came in on budget; no JOHANNASAMDAHL 10.00 unexpected expenditures as of now.SAMSON ELECTRIC 14.88 AARON SCHRAMM 44.58 J.P.MORGAN 24,444.59 KEVlN SKAVHAUG 10.00 SYSCO 793.26 JENNIFER THOMPSON 14.00 THREE STAR DAIRY 2,552.89 UPPER VALLEY SPECIAL ED 47,647.13 KEVlN VANCAMP 143.00 VERIZON 110.42 WALSH COUNTY PRESS 333.84 WALSH COUNTY RECORD 312.05 WAYNES VARIETY 3.99 WELCH'S BAKERY 999.90 WHITNEY HANSEN 139.80 ROBERT GOLL 97.00 COURTNEY FORD 135.52 ROBERT GOLL 97.00 AMY PORTER 50.00 RANDY STARK 50.00 LARA ELLEFSON 50.00 MATTHEW SCHANILEC 50.00 WHITNEY HANSEN 139.80 ROBERT GOLL 97.00 NDALL STATE 96.00 PSAT/NMSQT 176.00 BRANDON LAXDAL 50.00 LEO GOTHMAN 50.00 PARK RIVER AREA SCHOOL 4,366.13 JODI JELINEK 50.00 LANCE WlELER50.00 LORI BENEDA 30.00 GRETCHEN BRUMMOND282.00 THOMAS NITSCHKE 1,500.00 DAK.OTA EAST 168.20 DONNA GALLOWAY 288.00 JENNY HUNT 45.00 KIERSTIN H UR]-I- 62.85 JS WHOLESALE 905.85 LEON'S BUILDING CENTER 182.45 NORTHDALE OIL 14.88 PARK RIVER AREA SCHOOL for Board Retreat. 446.36 SHELBY REIFF 35.00 Working on website ADA compliance. BECCA SCHRAMM 100.00 ELAINASWARTZ 254.00 Supt. Ham gave a PowerPoint THREE STAR DAIRY 269.81 presentation on Every Student Succeeds WALSH COUNTY RECORD Act (ESSA) which replaced the "No Child 42.00 Left Behind". ESSA covers areas of WELCH'S BAKERY 64.65 Assessments, Choice Ready, KATIE THOMPSON 50.00 Accountability and Effective/Ineffective teaching. Administration Reports: Elementary M: Laaveg S: Hahn to approve the Principal Nilson - Absent. Reviewed Superintendent Evaluation, All in favor, report; High School Principal Schramm - M.C. Career Expo for Sophomores; "1 am Resilient" professional development M: Brummond S: Novakto acceptthe training; All fall activities earned Team FLR Sanders, Inc. quote of $19,843 to Scholar Awards; AcOlympic event; Supt. sand and refinish the high school gym Ham - Phone system, new students, floor with the additional $2,236 to restore heating in the high school offices, graphics, All in favor, M.C. American Education Week breakfast, law enforcement presence, Christmas Party M: Brummond S: Laaveg to hire Rhea is December 16 and board jackets. Lipsh as a Para, All in favor, M.C. Nd Library or REAReports. M: Hahn S: Thompson to hire Johanna Samdahl for the Assistant Cook Vocational Center Report: Brummond position, All in favor, M.C. - Certified drone operator training, recruitment of next generation Ag M: Brummond S: Novak to hire Katie Teachers, collaborative learning. Thompson as Boys' Basketball Cheer Coach, All in favor, M.C. Transportation Alternatives Grant in bidding process. M: Laaveg S: Thompson hire Joanne Peterson as Title I teacher for an School Board enjoyed Dr. Draper's additional fifty-nine (59) days pending speech and sessions. Discussed school receipt of Reallocated Funds, All in favor, security and marketing accessible to M.C. community. Next meeting is scheduled for Discussed possible date and agenda December 11, 2017, 5:30 P.M. in Board 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 sources for community information, for more than 200 years. North Dakota newspapers also post public notices on www.ndpublicnotices.com at no charge to units of government. Room. Adjourned at 7:01 P.M. /s/Bill Bata, President /s/Roberta Hinkel, Business Manager (Dec. 27, 2017) City of Park River Regular Council Meeting CITY OF PARK RIVER, NORTH DAKOTA, REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING, MONDAY, DECEMBER 11, 2017 AT 5:30 PM. Published Sub!ect to the Governino Body's Review and Revision The City of Park River held their regular meeting of the Park River City Council on Monday, December 11, 2017 at 5:30 PM. Mayor Stenvold called the meeting to order; upon roll call the following were Present: Council members Mike Lorton, Kyle Halvorson, Arvid Knutson, Robert Lundquist III, Dwight Byron, and Keith Anderson, City Attorney Tracy Laaveg, Public Works Director (PWD) Dennis Larson, Coordinator/Auditor Nancy Thompson, and.ASsessodDeputy Auditor Ann Berg. Others present: Sheriff non Jurgens and Joe Fietek. Comments and Questions From Citizens: Sheriff Jurgens notified the Council that Deputy Casey Carver has tendered his resignation to the Park River office and has taken a position as a road deputy. Jurgens is looking to replace Carver and hire another deputy for the Park River office. Jurgens stated he would like to see the Council approve Ordinance 10 which would prohibit the use of firearms and dangerous weapons within City limits. Joe Fietek is glad the City is allowing law enforcement to do their job and would like to see the Council re-distributing funds from the bike path to other areas of the City which are in need of trees. Additions and changes to agenda: None. Approval of Minutes: Anderson moved and Lorton seconded to accept the minutes from the November 13, 2017 regular meeting as presented. Upon roll call vote, all voted aye. M/C. Unfinished Business: Assessor's Report: Berg reported she has completed all of her assessor training and received her Class 2 Assessor Certification from the State of ND. Seven more on-site visits have been scheduled. Committee Reports: Sales Tax Committee: Recommended the following: from tho Economic Development Fund, loan $4,066.16 to SID #2017-2 for KLJ, Inc invoice. Knutson moved and Halvorson seconded to approve the Sales Tax Committee recommendations as presented. Upon roll call vote, all voted aye. M/C. Ward Reports: Policing was discussed and Sheriff Jurgens addressed questions from the Council regarding enforcement and stated the ND State legislature changed laws & how enforcement is conducted. Employee Relations: Byron reported the committee met and is recommending the following employee wage increases for 2018. Each employee will receive a 2% increase. Dee Jay Johnson will receive an additional $200 per month increase and Josh Irvine will receive an additional $300 per month increase to be added prior to their 2% increase. In addition all full-time employees will receive a $250 Christmas bonus and part- time employee will receive $150 from Municipal Utilities. Knutson moved and Anderson seconded to approve the wage increases and Christmas bonuses as presented. Upon roll call vote, all voted aye. M/C. Building & Grounds: Anderson reported two windows need to be replaced in the police building. A verbal quote of $1,200 for the two windows & labor to install them has been received from Pete Kelly. Sales Tax Capital Improvement Funds would be used to pay for the project. Lundquist moved and Byron seconded to approve the bid upon receipt of a written bid. Upon roll call vote, all voted aye. M/C. New Business: First Care Health Center is asking the City of Park River to consider vacating the alley in Block 2 of JP Birder's Addition. The alley has never been vacated and it runs through the center of their facility. Laaveg stated with this notification notice of a public hearing will need to be published for four weeks with the public hearing scheduled for no sooner than 30 days after the first publication. The public hearing will be held in February 2018. Knutson moved and Lundquist seconded to approve the petition to vacate the alley. Upon roll call vote, all voted aye. M/C. City Administration is seeking permission to make the following transfers: $20,000.00 from Municipal Utilities to the General Fund for operating expenses; transfer $30,000 from Water System Repair & Replacement to the Municipal Utility Water Fund; transfer 040,000 from Municipal Elootrio Fund to Mun Funded Depreciation for the yearly transfer; transfer $5,000 from Municipal Sewer Fund to Mun Funded Depreciation for the yearly transfer; transfer $20,000 from General Fund to General Funded Depreciation for the yearly transfer; transfer $5,009.27 from Water Sur-charge Fund to Water System Repair & Replacement to close out account/fund; and transfer $.14 from Southview Addition TIF to North Star Addition TIF to close out account/fund. Halvorson moved and Anderson seconded to approve the transfer of funds as requested. Upon roll call vote, all voted aye. M/C. Lundquist moved and Lorton seconded to award an energy credit to the winners of the Christmas Lighting contest in the amounts of $75 for first place, $50 for second place and $25 for third place in each of the three wards. Upon roll call vote, all voted aye. M/C. The lighting contest will be discussed at the October 2018 regular meeting. Auditor's Report: Knutson moved and Anderson seconded to approve payment of the following bills, pay request. Upon roll call ~vote all voted aye. M/C. Lundquist moved ' and Lorton seconded to approve the lease payment of $1,250 to Park River Knutson moved and Halvorson Implement for a New Holland tractor. seconded the first reading of the following Upon roll call vote all voted aye. M/C. ordinance: ORDINANCE 10. General Fund AN ORDINANCE PROHIBITING THE 29745 Aflac 21.08 USE OF FIREARMS AND 46 Discovery Benefits 20.00 DANGEROUS WEAPONS WITHIN 47 NDPERS 66.07 CITY LIMITS 48 NDPERS 1,100.53 It shall be unlawful for any person or 49 BC/BS of North Dakota persons to fire or discharge any firearm or 1,573.43 dangerous weapon within the city limits of 29750 Productivity Plus Account this city, without the written permission of 156.32 the City governing board. Permits to 51 Dahlen Plumbing & Heating allow for the use of firearms or dangerous 247.40 weapons may be issued pursuant to52 Dale's Small Engine Repair regulations adopted by the city council, LLC 325.00 and shall limit the time and location of 53 DFD Express Inc 4,125.15 such firing and be subject to revocation 54 East Side Garage 2,101.12 by the City governing board at any time 55 IAAO 190.00 after being granted. Provided, however, 56 Kringstad Ironworks INC that nothing in this section shall be 2,349.75 construed to apply to the firing of any gun 57 Lon's Hardware 79.21 or other firearms when done in cases of 58 Montana Dakota Utilities actual necessity or in the performance of 601.27 lawful duty or by militia companies or 59 Michael Todd & Company, Inc veterans' organizations when on parade 1,606.17 at memorials or other organized events. 29760 Northdale Oil, Inc 1,861.37 The terms "firearm" and "dangerous 61 North Star Coop 783.80 weapon" shall be defined as is included 62 Polar Communications at N.D.C.C. 62.1-01-01 (1) and (3). 1,285.03 Upon roll call vote the following voted 63 PR Airport Authority 67.24 aye: Lorton, Halvorson, Knutson, 64 PR Fire Department2,065.00 Lundquist and Anderson with Byron 65 PR.Implement, LLC96.23 abstaining. M/C. 66 PR Park District 53.86 Mayor's Comments: The Mayor 67 PR Public Library 69.42 thanked the Street crew for the great job 68 Glenn Rost 250.00 of snow removal. Stenvold reported he 69 Samson Electric LTD has received several letters from221.07 members of the PR School District's29770 SanGrait's Auto Service junior o1(~oo and will be aending 120.O0 responses to each letter he receives. 71 Sillers, Laaveg, & Wenzel 1,003.66 Public Works: Larson reported he 72 Special Funds 4,68 spoke with the City of Grafton regarding 73 Verizon Wireless 144.11 the energy credit program and found that 74 Walsh County Auditor Grafton does not participate. He also 10,981.95 spoke with Minnesota cities and found the 75 Walsh County Highway Dept State of Minnesota mandates that cities 855.00 must fund energy savings programs but 76 Ye Olde Medicine Center many of the smaller cities are phasing out 14.83 their programs as it is too expensive. 29777 PR Implement, LLC 1,250.00 Larson reported RFP's have been sent to AW US Treasury 2,099.57 three engineering firms for engineering AW Municipal Utilities 5,802.23 bid~ for future street overlays. These bids will be opened on December 20th. Municipal Utilities Larson reported the school is looking at 34532 Postmaster 312.80 new signing for crosswalks. 33 Aflac 109.84 34 Discovery Benefits 140.00 35 General Fund 5,802.23 36 NDPERS 337.83 37 NDPERS 4,682.97 38 NDPERS 19.23 39 BC/BS of North Dakota 6,433.07 ; 34540 20:16 Electrical Upgrade 8,000.00 41 AlphaTron, Inc 252.00 42 AmeriPride Services, Inc 193.45 43 Aqua-Pure Inc.1,290.71 44 Border States Electric Supply 5,431.00 45 City of Fargo 28.00 46 Grand Forks Utility Billing 233.00 47 Consolidated Waste, LTD. 17,107.20 48 Discovery Benefits, Inc 11.00 49 Graymont (Wl) LLC 6,514.17 34550 Hawkins Inc 307.50 51 Jim's Super Valu 33.69 52 Liberty Business Systems, Inc 68.13 53 Light & Water Dept 4,317.54 54 Michael Kilmer Construction 3,450.00 55 ND Dept of Health/Chem-Lab 579.07 56 ND One Call Inc. 13.20 "57 ND Rural Water Systems Assoc 235.00 58 ND Sewage Pump Lift Station 2,778.00 59 NDPERS 14.65 34560 Nodak Electric Cooperative 5,667.66 61 Northdale.Oil, Inc 477.79 62 North Star Coop 122.64 63 Polar Communications 153.14 64 PSN (Payment Services Network) 4.95 65 Quill Corporation 183.84 66 Best Western + Ramkota Hotel 8;3.70 67 Samson Electric LTD 530.99 68 Thatcher Company of Montan~ 8,756.00 69 TINA TRENDA 100.00 34570 US Bank Equipment Finance 162.42 71 Verizon Wireless 123.94 72 Wat & Sew Imprv Dist #2015-1 6,200.00 73 Wat & Sew Imprv Dist #2016-1 9,490.00 74 Water System Repair & Replace 4,000.00 75 Water Rev Bond Fund Phase I 3,450.00 76 WaterTower Fund 11,315.00 77 Water Treatment Fund 28,161.43 34578 Walsh County Press 31.50 8095-8117 Salaries 27,887.84 AW :US Treasury 8,029.94 AW First United Bank 13.75 AW Northern Municipal Power Agenc 149,972.83 AW PSN (Payment Services Network) 4.95 AW First United Bank (CDARS) 158,589.62 Special Funds 6111 Advanced Engineering & 440.00 6112 Kadrmas, Lee & Jackson, Inc 4,066.13 6113 US Bank 450.00 Debt Service & Bond Fund 10105 ST Improve Dist #2017-2 4,066.13 Anderson moved and Lundquist seconded to accept the Auditor's report into record. Upon roll call vote, all voted aye. M/C. Being no further business, Lundquist moved to adjourned at 6:20 PM. Dan Stenvold, Mayor ATTEST: Ann Berg, Deputy Auditor (Dec. 27, 2017) City of Edinhurg Council Proceedings City of Park River l,egal Notice CITY OF EDINBURG COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS DECEMBER 11, 2017 7:00 P.M. Call to Order: Mayor Halldorson Present: Hammer and Pewe. Absent: Evenson and Hall MSC: Hammer and Pewe to approve payment of bills beginning with check #7624 through #7657 for a total of $3682.97 and to approve the monthly financial statement with a balance on hand of $15786.20. Motion 7612 WC Treas 294 Salaries 463.84 Ottertail 758.55 NE Reg Water 72.74 Polar 0.00 A Bjerke 90.00 N S Insurance 6.00 Team Lab 63.50 Lorens App1148.36 CHS Milton 463.14 WC Press 98.40 Halldorson Blade 1000.00 Cenex Edinburg 148.99 carried. 7657 General Store 9.59 Pewe and Hammer to approve Total 3682.97 policing contract with Walsh County for Old Business: 2018. John Shirek will be the new assessor Adjourned: Hammer for the city of Edinburg. Next Meeting: January 8, 2018 at Snow Blower and City mower have 7pm for regular council meeting. been insured. New Business: Minutes are being published subject to MSC: Pewe and Hammer to the governing body's reviewand revision. approve building permit 2017-1 submitted Respectfully submitted, by Robert Kertz. Vera Brandvold, Auditor MSC: Pewe and Hammer to approve gaming permit submitted by Valley-Edinburg Boosters. (Dec. 27, 2017) LEGAL NOTICE Notice is hereby given that a petition has been filed with the Park River City Auditor to vacate the alley extending in a north/south direction in Block 2, J.P Birder's Addition to the City of Park River, North Dakota. The Park River City Council will conduct a hearing to consider this petition at 7:30 PM, Monday, February 12, 2018, in the Park River City Council Room. By Order of Park River City Council Signed: Nancy Thompson, City Coordinator / Auditor (Dec. 27, Jan. 3, Jan. 10, and Jan. 17) Notice to Creditors HOPE YOUR HOLIDAY SEASON IS FILLED WITH JOY AND THE NEW YEAR BRINGS YOU AND GOOD HEALTH We will be closed Christmas Day and New Year's Day. MIDGARDEN FAMILY CLINIC PARK RIVER 284-6663 YousSt, NorthI ota IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF WALSH COUNTY, NORTH DAKOTA In the Matter of the Estate of Emil Kulas, Deceased Probate No. 50-2017-PR-00085 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 Richard Kulas, Personal Representative of the estate, at 3202 Broadway N #305, Fargo, ND 58102 or filed with the court. Dated this 12th day of December, 2017. Sillers, Laaveg & Wenzel By: Tracy L. Laaveg, (#5839) 104 4th St. W. PC Box 127 Park River, ND 58270 service @ slwlawyers.com Telephone: (701) 284-6300 Facsimile: (701) 284-6306 Attorney for the Representative Personal (Dec. 20, Dec. 27, and Jan. 3)