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Page 6 February 11, 2010 l jal Billings County Commission BILLINGS COUNTY BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS REGULAR MEETING - JANUARY 5, 2010 The meeting was called to order at 9:00 A.M with Commissioners Kasian, Arthaud, and Thompson in atten- dance. Thompson moved to approve the minutes from the December 1, 2009 regular meeting and the December 14, 2009 special meeting. Kasian second- ed. Others present during portions of the meeting were: State's Attorney Jay Brovold; KLJ Engineer Craig Kubas; Tax Director Lynn Arthaud; Paul Kuntz; Paul Kuntz Jr.; Deb Theurer, Dakota- Parent Resource Center; Jeff & Rhonda King The board discussed the request by the State Historical Society for matching funding for the Chateau Interpretative Center. The City of Medora agreed to pay $150,000 of the $300,000 matching funds requirement. Arthaud moved to approve providing matching funding of $150,000 over a 10 year period. Thompson seconded. All voted aye. After review, Thompson moved to approve the 2010 resolutions. Kasian seconded. Motion carried. Resolutions 2010-01 through 2010-11 are as follows, and the full texts of the resolutions are on file in the Auditor's Office and posted on the public bulletin board in the Billings County Courthouse. Resolution 2010-01 designates the following appointments: Disaster Emergency Coordinator - Pat Rummel; Magistrate - Donna Adams; Tax Director, Zoning Inspector, Technology Director and Land Use Coordinator - Lynn Arthaud; Superintendent of Schools - Virginia Bares; Risk Manager- Pat Rummel; Custodian - Larry Johnson; Veteran Service Officer - Roy Basaraba; Coroner- Dennis E. Wolf, M.D.; Consulting Engineers - Kadrmas, Lee & Jackson, P:C., Interstate Engineering, Ameritech Engineering and Heartland Engineering. Resolution 2010-02 sets. regular monthly meetings of the Board of County Commissioners for 2010 to begin at 9:00 A.M. on the following dates unless changes are posted and advertised in the paper: January 5, February 2, March 2, April 6, May 4, June 1, July 6, August 3, September 7, October 5, November 2, and December 7. Special meetings will be subject to the notice requirement in the Century Code, which is to notify the official newspaper and post the meet- ing notice in the courthouse. Resolution 2010-03 designates the following holidays when the court- house will be closed: January 1 - New Year's Day, January 18- Martin Luther King Day, February 15 - President's Day, April 9 - Good Friday, May 31 - Memorial Day, July 5 - Independence Day, September 6 - Labor Day, November 11 - Veterans' Day, November 25 & 26 -Thanksgiving, December 24 - Close at Noon for Christmas Eve, and December 25 - Christma~ay~"' ~. ii Resoletiort 20t0-64 designates the courthouse will be open' every Monday through FrEday ~Ji~ing )~h~ :hours of 8 00 A:M-':~..~;00 ,. i~i~.i~ except Memorial Day through Labor Day it will be open Monday through Thursday hours of 8:00 AM. to 5:00 P.M., Friday 8:00 A.M. to 12:00 noon with the exception of holidays and other declared closings. Resolution 2010-05 designates reimbursement for expenses of county employees and officials in the perform- ance of county duties: mileage .90% of GSA rate, 1st Qtr. 6:00 A.M. to Noon $5.00, 2nd QtE Noon to 6:00 P.M. $7.50, 3rd Qtr. 6.'00 P.M. to Midnight $12.50; and 4th Qtr. Midnight to 6:00 A.M. (Lodging) 100% of GSA rate. Resolution 2010-06 authorizes the County Auditor/Treasurer to pay cer- tain miscellaneous expenses such as postage, freight, telephone, regular employee payroll and apportionments. Resolution 2010-07 designates the following depositories for County funds: First State Bank of Golva, Great Plains National Bank of Belfield, Bank of the West of Beach, Wells Fargo Bank of Dickinson, American State Bank of Dickinson and US Bank of, Minnesota. ~, Resolution 2010-08 accepts the fol- lowing pledges of security from the named depository banks: Great Plains National Bank $3,495,188.50 plus $250,000.00 FDIC; Bank of the West $6,761,525.00 plus" $250,000.00 FDIC; Wells Fargo Bank $3,330,815.14 plus $250,000.00 FDIC" American State Bank $8,42'0,653'.00 plus, $250,000:00 FDIC; and First State Batik of Golva $1,187,311.23 plus $250,000.00 FDtC. Resolution 2010-09 authorizes the County Auditor/Treasurer to invest, reinvest, and redeem Certificates of Deposit and other investments of the County. Resolution 2010-10 directs that all legal notices be published in the offi- cial elected County newspaper, "Billings County Pioneer," and posted in the Courthouse. Resolution 2010-11 sets the salaries for county officials, deputies, clerks and employees as follows: The Board of County Commissioners sets the following maximum salaries for the positions listed below, on either an annual or hourly basis, and which salaries are exclusive of that official's or employ- ee's health insurance and/or other benefits: Commissioners (3) 13,800.00 Auditor/Treasurer 49,650.18 Auditor/Treasurer $201,452.81 ; Highway Tax Distribution Deputies (2) 39,291.78 $6,589.62; Oil & Gas Production Tax State's Attorney 49,650.18 $258,665.89; Dow Agro Sciences Tax Director/Zoning $1,002.75 Applicator Program; Interest Inspector/Technology Director $17,142.96; Royalties $71,411.t4, 49,650.18 Permits $2,180.00. Deputy Tax Director 39,291.78 The following claims were County Recorder approved for payment: /Clerk of Court 49,650.18 County Recorder/Clerk of Court Advanced Business Methods Deputies (2) 39,291.78 Copie~ Supplies 96555 180.00 Superintendent of Schools (Part-time, Alternative Sanitation Haul Waste share with Golden Valley) 17,152.10 96556 141.00 Sheriff 51,088.t8 American Welding & Gas Deputy Sheriff (413t) 45,920.54 Shop Equipment96557 (V) 3,514.72 Deputy Sheriff (4132) 48,888.98 Ameripride Linen Service Deputy Sheriff (4133) 45,920.54- Mat Rental 96558 42.85 Fire Chief 29,286.98 Andreas, George & Rose Marie Ambulance Director Scoria Royalties 96559 13,979.66 /Paramedit 40,000.00 Armbrust Revocable Trust, Emilia Custodian 40,227.78 Gravel Royalties 96560 39,960.00 Road Foremen (3) 44,283.78 Badlands Diesel Service, Inc. Road Crew 43,243.78 Parts & Repairs 96561 648.82 Road Crew (Part-time) t9.33/hr Basin Hydraulic Company Veteran Service Officer 8,700.00 Parts & Supplies 96562 83.25 Weed Control Officer 43,243.78 Billings County Rural Fire District County Agent (Share with Budget & Taxes 96563 55,653.15 Stark County) 4,766.64 Billings County Pioneer (Share with Golden Valley) 7,225.40 Publishing 96564 262.08 County Agent Assistants -3 Billings County School District (Share with Stark County) 8,002.37 Shop Rent 96565 300.00 Home Economist (Share with Billings County School District Stark County) 3,216.56 Taxes 96566 134,585.27 (Share with Golden Valley) 1000 00 Billings County School District SOCIAL SERVICES - Budget 96567 1,500.00 Share with Golden Valley (Billings Beall Corporation County Share noted below is 40% of Parts & Supplies 96568 87.21 total) Belfield Ambulance Service Social Services Director (Golden Budget96569 1,500.00 Valley & Billings) 10,080.00 Belfield Sportsmen Club Social Worker t6,042.97 S.O. - Membership Dues Eligibility Worker 14,176.37 96570 100.00 Administrative Assistant Belfield Automotive Supply, Inc. 11,376:19 Parts & Supplies 96571 . 524.41 Eligibility Worker 4.74/hr Belfield Fire Department Homemaker II 4.58/hr Budget 96572 25,000,00 Homemaker II 4.39/hr Best Energy Homemaker II 4.31/hr Propane 96573 7,361.98 Billings County Social Service Board Blue Cross Blue Shield of N.D. Members 5.00/meeting Dental & Vision Premiums The board determined that the pub- 96574 2,023.30 lic hearing concerning making th.e Brooks &Associates, C.E. State's Attorney position appointed Land Use Plan 96575 4,234.97 due to the lack of a resident attorney to Brooks & Associates, C.E. Land be on an electoral ballot. The public Use Plan- Roadless 96576 105.12 hearing is set for 1:00 P.M. on BullberrySystems, Inc. February 2, 2010 in the meeting room 911 Standardization 96577 603.50 at the Billings County Courthouse. Butler Machinery Company, Inc. Craig Kubas with Kadrmas, Lee, & Parts & Supplies 96578 193.80 Jackson met with the board for the Capital I Industries, Inc. monthly engineer's report. Parts & Supplies 96579 116.63 Paul Krush Sr. and Paul Krush Jr. Cass County Treasurer met with the board concerning the Ash Document Preservation Fund Coulee Road project. Paul stated that 96580 161.00 he would not sell land for the project. Creative Energy Chairman Arthaud stated that there Diesel Gas 96581 1,728.25 needs to be an easement signed or go Dakota Farm Equipment, Inc. through the process of condemnation. Parts & Supplies 96582 2,989.77 Paul Krush Sr. said to pursue the con- Dakota Filter Supply demnation route. Parts & Supplies 96583 210.60 Deb Theurer .with Family-Parent Dakota Oil Field Service, Inc. Resources met with the board to give Water Tanks Set-up, Sewer Repairs them a project update. 96584 10,410.00 Billings County will be seeking bids Dakota Water Treatment for some equipment, and the bid open- Water System 96585 25.00 ing has been scheduled for 11:00 AM Dan's Interstate Conoco on February 2, 2010. S.O. -Gas 96586 159.00 Jeff & Rhonda King met with the D V & R Crisis Center board concerning building in the coun- Budget 96587 1,500.00 ty right-of-way. They are requesting to Elder Care Budget build a house 50 feet off of the section 96588 7,000.00 line. Zoning resolution states that no Electronic Communications building, trees or other obstruction Radio Equipment 96589 363.00 shall be placed within 75 feet of the Family Connect Visitation Center center of the section line. Chairman Budget 96590 1,200.00 Arthaud stated that in the event the Filkowski, Loren & Robin county would grant a variance, the Gravel Lease 96591 125.00 section line would still remain open to Fireside Office SolutionsRecorder - public travel. It was explained that the Office Supplies 96592 155.43 process is to take the request for a First State Bank of Golva variance to the zoning board for their Direct Deposit Fees 96593 12.00 input, and the county commissioners Fisher Industries Salted Sand will then act upon the zoning board's 96594 716.30 recommendation. Four Corners Cafe Gravel Crushing bids were opened Southwestern District Health Unit at 11:30 as scheduled. The bid was 96595 91.40 for crushing 50,000 yards. Two bills Furniture City were received. Gravel Products, Minot Courthouse Equipment 96596 369.00 $272,324.00. Fischer Sand and General Steel & Supply Gravel $219,500.00. Thompson Iron Supplies 96597 124.79 moved to accept the bid fromFscher George's Tire, Ltd. Sand and Gravel. Kasian seconded. Tires 96598 1,028.00 All voted aye. / ~ Golden Valley County The board reviewed the quarterly Budget 96599 4,850.00 investment and pledge reports. Golden Valley County The board approved the revenue Social Service 96600 1,697.61 vouchers for the month of December: Golden Valley Soil Conservation Sheriff $70.04 civil fees; County Budget96601 1,500.00 Recorder $4,442.95 December collec- Heiser Electric, DonCourthouse - tions; Zoning Inspector $200.00 per- Electrical Repairs 96602 1,278.62 mits; Clerk of Court $180.00 County Just-In Glass S.O.- fees and $4,767.00 State fees. Parts & Repairs 96603 192.67 Revenues for materials and/or Kadrmas, Lee, & Jackson, Inc. services rendered in December: Engineering 96604 5,189.80 Gerbig Partnership $16.65' weed Kasian, Mike Commissioner- chemical; Joe Kessel $71.50 dental Mileage 96605 152.00 insurance premium; Hallie Lavelle Killdeer AmbulanceService $143.00 dental insurance premium; Budget 96606 500.00 Cody Reis $161.70 scoria; Ralph KrebsMachine&Repair Froehlich $500.34 weed spraying; Parts& Repairs96607 228.53 Joan Jurgens $129.00 bid items; Mid-American Research Chemical Connie Kadrmas $t07.50 bid items; Courthouse-Maintenance Supplies Public $53.75 map sales; Tait Obritsch 96608 123.12 $359.40 scoria & trucking; Sydney Matthew Bender & Company, Inc. Hegge $465.00 cattle guard & labor; Century Code Updates Doug Hendrickson $139.75 bid items; 96609 711.0t Kasey Malkowski $20.03 weed chemi- McJunkin Redman Corporation cal; Michael Miller $72.56; Continental Parts & Supplies 96610 41.82 Metal Products $53.70 scrap metal; Medora Convenience Store Cory Smith $411.30; Kevin: Volesky Southwestern District Health Unit $217.73 weed spraying;' Jerry 96611 60.00 Redmond $69.00 scoria & hauling; Med6ra, City of .... Maynard Burian $92.63; Edwin Egly Taxes 96612 13,409.00 $630.75 scoria & hauling; Wes Midstate Telephone Company Obrigewitch $226.80 used bridge Courthouse - Telephone Service plank; B & B Hot Oil Service $332.00 96613 963.67 Fryburg water; Ronald Dock $59.52 Midstate Communications Fryburg water; Cody Tachenko Supt. of Schools-Telephone $555.75 scoria & hauling'i Wanzek 96614 39.10 Construction $1 302.00 scoria; Midwest Doors, Inc. Anthony Obrigewitch $86.45 gravel & Shop Supplies 96615 34.95 hauling; Kasey Malkowski $727.65 Miller Machine & Welding. scoria; Bill O'Brien $33.60 used cul- vert; Andriash Farm $71.82 weed for the month of I RARIN spraying. r .~r~ -~ - Revenues BLM Mine als I December: .. --7 '1 FEVER I"UBLIC ! ! NIGHT p m inf%rPmUini'g citi~'en2ol go;'e:~:nt I I Feb. 20 activities that may affect the B e a c h PUblic notices have been printedII Am.riPen in local newspapers, the trusted I I n,,-~.~ ,,,=*,.4-- sources fr cmmunity infrmatin' I ! /~n|nn for more than 200years. J I .--,,.B~:j=~,,r. Parts & Supplies 96616 225.17 Mitchell, Darlene REAP Meetings - Mileage 96617 167.20 Mobile Binders Recorder-Recording Binders 96618 533.76 Missouri Valley Petroleum, Inc. Gas, Oil, & Diesel Fuel 96619 11,554.22 National Association of Counties Membership Dues 96620 400.00 N.D. Newspaper AssoCiation Publsihing 96621 162.30 N.D. Association of Counties Membership Dues 96622 4,699.00 N.D. Association of Counties 911 Taxes 96623 211.96 N.D. County Auditor's Association Membership Dues 96624 75.00 N.D. County Commissioners Assoc. Membership Dues 96625 1,055.00~, N.D. Cowboy Halt of Fame Meeting Room Maintenance 96626 200.00 N.D. Dept. of Transportation License & Title Fees 96627 5.00 N.D.P.E.R3. Health Insurance Premium 96628 26,484.80 N.D. Secretary of State Election Equipment Maintenance 96629 598.84 N.D. State Historical Society Chateau Interpretive Center 96630 $ 15,000.00 N.D. State Radio Communications 911 Services 96631 1,440.00 N.D. State Treasurer Clerk of Court Fees 96632 4,782.21 Newby's Ace HardwareCourthouse - Maintenance Supplies 96633 31.96 O'Brien Welding Parts & Supplies 96634 38.52 Off Road Software, Inc. GIS Software 96635 1,400.00 OK Tire Stores Tires 96636 486.94 Parent/Family Resource Center Budget 96637 1,368.00 Parkway Ford Lincoln Mercury Parts & Supplies 96638 48.41 Performance Truck Center Parts & Repairs 96639 143.47 Porter Motors, DanCourthouse - Vehicle Supplies 96640 740.89 Prairie West Development Budget 96641 3,000.00 Quality Service Shop Supplies 96642 58.30 RDO Equipment Company Parts & Supplies 96643 1,066.93 Redmond, Perry & Alicia Gravel Royalties 96644 19,596.56 Roosevelt-Custer Regional Council Budget 96645 5,000.00 Roughrider Electric Cooperative Electricity 96646 213.00 Roughrider RV's Parts & Supplies 96647 63.14 Runnings Farm & Fleet, Inc. Parts & Supplies 96648 373.97 Southwest Business Machines Shop Supplies 96649 31.25 Stark County Auditor Budget 96650 2t ,292.29 Stigen, Donald & Sharleen Gravel Royalties 96651 , 4,899.14 Sunrise Youth Bureau Budget 96652 5,000.00 Superpumper, Inc.S.O. -~ Gas 96653 146.01 Southwest Crime Conference S. O. - Conference Fees 96654 40.00 Southwest Community Service Budget 96655 2,000.00 Southwestern District Health Unit Budget 96656 4,000.00 Southwestern District Health Unit Taxes 96657 49.30 Southwest Multi-Co. Correction Ctr. Budget 96658 23,333.33 Southwest Water Authority Taxes 96659 15.21 Southwest Water Authority Water Usage 96660 1,579.73 Southwest WirelessCourthouse - Cellular Supplies 96661 49.99 Thompson, AllanT.Commissioner - Mileage 96662 74.00 Tom's Service CenterS.O. - Service 96663 122.60 Theodore Roosevelt Expressway Pledge 96664 8,000.00 Tractor & Equipment Company Parts & Supplies 96665 123.02 Triple S Industries Parts & Supplies 96666 544.00 U.S.D.A.-N.RC. Bully Pulpit River Bank Stabilization 96667 " 60,238.27 Verizon Wireless Cellular Service 96668 170.37 Western Soil Conservation District Budget 96669 6,000.00 Westlie Truck Center Parts & Supplies 96670 924.41 Winter Equipment Company , Parts & Supplies 96671 871.59 Wolf, M.D., Dennis E. Autopsy Service 96672 300.00 Roughrider Electric Cooperative Electricity 96673 1,628.00 American Welding & Gas, Inc. Shop Supplies 96674 2,434.48 Alltel Cellular Service 96713 408.15 American Family Life Assurance Premium 96714 674.82 Consolidated Internet Service 96715 38.45 Discovery Benefits, Inc. Administrative Fees 96716 110.25 Discovery Benefits, Inc. Premium 96717 2,330.03 Information Technology Dept. S.O. - T-1 Line 96718 437.80 Job Service of North Dakota Unemployment Taxes 96719 748.70 Medora, City of...Courthouse Utilities 96720 162.13 N.D.P.E.R.S. Deferred Comp. Premium 96721 4,199.00 N.D.PJE.R.S Retirement 96722 10,279.59 N.D. State Tax Commissioner State Withholding Taxes 96723 7,373.14 N.D. State Tax Commissioner Sales and Use Taxes 96724 961.54 N.D. Teachers Fund Retirement 96725 217.91 Prudential Deferred Comp. Premium 96726 50.00 QwestTelephone Service 96727300.06 Reservation Telephone Cooperative Telephone Service 96728 48.69 Roughrider Electric Cooperative Electricity 96729 2,472.00 Payroll in the following amounts were approved for December: General Fund $63,831.47; Road and Bridge Fund $69,882.08; Weed Fund $5,211.09 With there being no further busi- ness, Thompson moved to adjourn the meeting 12 P.M. Kasian seconded. James Arthaud, Chairman Attest: Joan Jurgens, Auditor/Treasu rer (February 11) Notice to Creditors Notice to Creditors Probate No. 17-10-P-005 In the District Court of Golden Valley County, State o,f~N#rth ~kota, in the Matter of"t~ E~"tate of Colleen J. Gasho, deceased, notice is hereby given that the undersigned has been appointed personal representa- tive of the above-named estate. All persons having claims against the deceased are required to present their claims within three (3) months after the date of the first publication or mailing of this notice or the claims will be for- ever barred. Claims must either be presented to Harlan Gasho, personal representative of the estate, at Mackoff Kellogg Law Firm, P.O. Box 10, Beach, North Dakota, 58621, or HIGH-SPEED INTERNET ~Wl LDBLUE Available In Your Area! Plus, Call NOW and Get: FREE Standard Installation FREE Virus Protection ,2 months, FREE 24/7 Customer Support WILDBLUE Internet is: FAST! EASY! ALWAYS 0N! CALL NOW! 1-800-818-9594 LIMITED TIME OFFER Local F()()l) Conference 'Dakota Grown' two days of networking, learning and fun for anyone interested in Iocol ~oods and the economies of smafl towns Friday & Saturday, Feb. 19-20 ~ Gladstone Inn - Jamestown Carl 800-242-7535 or e-mail: suebalcom@nd.gov Two-day conference just $25, includes keynote banquet with Ken Meter, Crossroads Resource Center, Minneapolis, Minn. filed with the Court. Dated this 26th day of January, 2010 Harlan Gasho Personal Representative Charles J. Peterson Attorney for Personal Representative Mackoff Kellogg Law Firm Post Office Box 10 Beach, North Dakota 58621 ND Bar ID# 04009 (701) 872-373t (February 11, 18 and 25) Notice Statement of Non-Discrimination Upper Missouri G & T Electric Cooperative Inc. is the recipient of Federal financial assistance from the U. S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). The USDA prohibits discrimination in all its programs and activities on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, and where applicable, sex, marital status, familial status, parental status, religion, sexual orien- tation, genetic information, political beliefs, reprisal, or because all or part of an individual's income is derived from any public assistance program. (Not all prohibited bases apply to all pro- grams.) Persons with disabilities who require alternative means for commu- nication of program information (Braille, large print, audiotape, etc.) should contact USDA's TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TDD). To file a complaint of discrimi- nation, write to USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, S. W., Washington, D.C. 20250-9410, or call toll free (866) 632- 9992 (voice) or (800) 877-8339 (TDD) or (866) 377-8642 (relay voice users). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.. (February 11) Bids The .Southwest Water Authority (SWA) is soliciting bids from dealers located within the twelve counties included in the Southwest Pipeline Project Service ARea for two (2) new pickups. Big proposal can be obtained by contacting the Southwest Water Authority at 701-225-0241. Sealed bids will be accepted up to 1:30 p.m. MT, on the 24th day of February, 2010, at the SWA office. (February 11) Meeting Notice Notice of Zoning Meeting The Golden Valley Planning & Zoning Commission will hold a public hearing on Monday, February 22, 2010 at 3:00 p.m. in the Courtroom at the County Courthouse. The first pur- pose of the hearing is to review and make a recommendation on a vari- ance and zoning permit for Jim Muckle, Jr. for the proposed construc- tion of an addition to a garage in the NWl/4 of Sec 21-140-104. The sec- ond item is to review and make a rec- ommendation on a temporary use per- mit requested by Dennis Dietz for the storage and operation of frac water tanks on a 4 acre tract in the SW1/4 of Sec 20-140-104. Stacey Heckaman, Zoning Director (February 11 and 18) NOTICE OF INTENT TO AMEND ADMINISTRATIVE RULES relating to Conditions Designated as Reportable. North Dakota Department of Health will hold a public hearing to address proposed changes to the N.D. Admin. Code. AM Room 212 ND Dept. of Health 600 E. Boulevard Ave. Bismarck, ND Thurs., March 25, 2010 1:00 p.m. A copy of the proposed amendments may be obtained by caging the Health Department at 701-328-2378. Also, written comments may be submitted to the above address until April 8, 2010. If you plan to attend the public hearing and will need special facilities or assJstance relating to a disability, please contact the Health Department at the above phone number or address at least three days prior to the ~ublic hearing. Dated this 5th day of Feb., 2010. Terry L. Dwelle, MD, MPHTM State Health Officer