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Page 4 Golden Valléy News January 21, 2016 Nofice SALE OF OIL & GAS LEASES The Board of University and School Lands will conduct an oil and gas lease auction on Tuesday, February 2, 2016, at 9:00 AM, CT in the North Dakota State Capitol House Chambers, Bismarck, ND. For a list of tracts being offered, visit https://land.nd.gov, or call (701) 328- 2800 or write to the ND Department of Trust Lands, Box 5523, Bismarck, ND 58506-5523. Anyone needing auxiliary aids and services call Catelin at (701) 328-2810 by 01-26—15. 12/30/15 /s/ Lance D. Gaebe Commissioner (January 14 and 21) Nofice SALE OF OIL 8. GAS LEASES The Board of University and School Lands will conduct an oil and gas lease auction on Tuesday, February 2, 2016, at 9:00 AM, CT in the North Dakota State Capitol House Chambers, Bismarck, ND. For a list of tracts being offered, visit httQS://land.nd.gov, or call (701) 328- 2800 or write to the ND Department of Trust Lands, Box 5523, Bismarck, ND 58506—5523. Anyone needing auxiliary aids and services call Catelin at (701) 328-2810 by 01-26-15. . 12/30/15 ls/ Lance D. Gaebe Commissioner (January 14 and 21) Notice OIL 81 GAS LEASE ONLINE AUCTION The Board of University and School Lands will conduct an oil and gas lease auction online, with bidding commencing February 4, 2016 and ending February 11, 2016. The link to view tracts and participate in the auction is: http://www.ene_r_gynet.com/govt listing,pl The tracts will be available for viewing January 13, 2016 A 2% convenience fee will be assessed. Anyone needing auxiliary aids and services call Judy at (701) 328-1920 by 01/19/16. 01/05/16 ls/ Lance D. Gaebe Commissioner (January 14 and 21) Meeting Notice NOTICE OF COUNTY/ TOWNSHIP MEETING THE ANNUAL GOLDEN VALLEY COUNTY/TOWNSHIP MEETING WILL BE HELD TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 2ND, 2016 AT THE GOLDEN VALLEY COUNTY COURTHOUSE IN THE COMMISSIONERS ROOM AT 1:00 PM. (January 21) Notice CALL FOR CONTRACTOR RATE SHEETS Notice is hereby given that the Billings County Highway Superintend— ent is now accepting contractor rate sheets for the 2016 construction sea- son. Please submit the rates on an hourly basis, furnishing operator, fuel, oil, machine repairs, insurance, service units and any incidentals. Contractors must designate the make, model, horsepower and serial number of the machines. Rate sheets must be ac- companied by the following: Affidavit of insurance coverage for general liability of bodily injury and property damage having a combined total of $1,000,000.00 minimum and a copy of current Contractors License or Certifi— cate of Renewal. Please submit to: Billings County Jeff lverson, Highway Superintend— ent . PO Box 168 Medora, ND 58645 Or, drop them off at the Billings County Courthouse at 495 4th Street, Medora, ND 58645 Attention: Jeff Iver- son, Highway Superintendent. Dated at Medora, ND this 14th day of January, 2016. (January 21 and 28) Hearing Notice CDBG PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE The public hearing for the North Dakota Region 8 FY 2016 Community Development Block Grant Program will be held at 1 :00 p.m., Monday, February 1st, 2016, in the Field’s Conference Room, First Floor Pulver Hall (300 13th Ave. West), Dickinson, ND. it is anticipated the annual funding amount will be approximately $212,050. The purpose of the hearing will be to hear comments on the pro- posed public distribution statement that will govern how the funds are awarded and dispersed in this region. In past years, these funds have been used for grants to cities and counties for public facility, housing projects and economic development loans to businesses to benefit low—income populations. Com— ments will be taken no later than the hearing date. For a copy of the proposed distribu- tion statement, to submit written or ver- bal comments, or to arrange for special accommodation to attend the hearing due to a disability contact the R00- sevelt-Custer Regional Council, 300 3rd Ave. W., Suite 3, Pulver Hall, Dick- inson, ND 58601. 701-483-1241, info@rooseveltcuster.com, TTY: 800- 366—6888, ND Relay Voice 800-366- 6889 or Spanish User 800-435-8590. (January 21) Meeting Notice Zoning Meeting Notice The Golden Valley County Zoning Board will hold a public hearing on Monday, January 25, 2015 at 3:00 pm. in the Commissioner's Room at the courthouse for the following business New Business 4 BOOTS requests a variance from the current approved variance which was to emplace a sign that is 35‘ wide and 16’ high (permit 468) on a Sen- tinel Township road, the required set- backs are 150’ from all section lines, and the center of county highways and secondary county and township roads, 4 Boots request this variance to meet the actual sign dimensions which are 23’7" wide and 14’6" high. (January 21) Meeting Notice The Golden Valley Library Board will be meeting the second Tuesday at 5:15 of the following months: February, April, June, August, October, and December. The meetings are held at the GVN County Library and the public is wel- come to attend. (January 21) City of Beach CITY COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS PUBLISHED SUBJECT TO THE GOVERNING BODY’S REVIEW AND REVISION A regular meeting of the Beach City Council was called to order by Mayor Walter Losinski on January 7, 2016 at 7:00 pm. Present when the meeting was called to order was City Council Henry Gerving, Dell Beach, Tim Mar- man, Jeanne Larson, Wade Walworth, City Auditor Kimberly Nunberg, Engi— neers Kenzie Robertson and Thomas Schmelzenbach. Minutes — Minutes of the previous month meetings were read. Gerving moved to approve the minutes, second by Walworth. Motion carried unani- mously. Vouchers — Walworth moved to ap- prove the following vouchers, second by Larson. Motion carried unanimously. 18351 Blue Cross Blue Shield 524.40 18352 Blue Cross Blue Shield2,307.62 18353 Bismarck Tribune 29.00 18354 BOSS Office 29.96 18355 Butler Machinery Co. 780.84 18356 CNH Capital 3,912.84 18357 Dakota Dust Tex 72.40 18358 Fallon County Treasurer 1 ,647.50 18359 G 81 G Garbage LLC 3,100.00 18360 Kadrmas, Lee Jackson 25,657.35 18361 Marman Plumbing Construction 1,000.00 18362 MDU 6,263.10 18363 Midstate Communication 18364 One Call Concepts 8.80 18365 Rohan’s Hardware 65.61 18366 Southwest District Health Unit 120.00 18367 Southwest water Authority 8,247.60 18368 USPS 225.00 18369 Verizon Wireless 190.08 18370 Beach Area ~ NM" Chamber of Commerce 150.00 18371 Black Mountain Softwar6941.00 18372 GIS Workshop 1,750.00 18373 Golden Valley County9,565.00 18374 Jill Schatz 40.50 18375 ND Rural Water System Association 225.00 18376 ND Water Users Association 100.00 18377 NDLC 1,300.00 18378 Railroad Management Company 353.72 18379 West Plains, Inc. 6,544.00 18380 Beach Food Center 5.59 18381 Farmers Union/NAPA1,258.09 18382 Prairie Lumber Company88.09 -89588 — 89585, -89583 - 89574, 18335-18336, 18345—18349 Wages for December - 22,193.99 18337 City of Beach 208.82 18338 Beach Pharmacy 995 18339 Goldenwest Electric Cooperative, Inc. 644.00 18340 ND Department of Health — Chemistry 1,334.73 18341 ND DOT 197,065.65 18342 CI Business Source 85.59 18343 Stockwell Cleaning Service 250.00 18344 USPS 208.50 18350 ND PERS 2,644.09 —89584 First State Bank of Golva 2,218.34 -89573 First State Bank of Golva 2,773.39 —89572 Office of State Tax Commissioner 478.70 Public Works Report: PWS Braden was not able to attend the meeting. Auditor Report: Nunberg reviewed her written report. Committee Report: Lagoon — Engineer Schmelzenbach reported this project is complete. The final Contractor’s Application for Pay- ment will be submitted in the near fu- ture. Nunberg provided the final payment for engineering under con- tract. Gerving moved to approve final payment in the amount of $25,657.35, second by Walworth. Motion carried unanimously. Multi Use Trail — Engineer Schmelzenbach presented a letter in- forming the ND DOT of the city’s re- sponsibility to replace the drive culvert at the Buckboard inn. The letter also in- dicated Kadrmas, Lee Jackson‘s re- sponsibility to provide the equipment, labor and material to correct and com- plete the shared use path ramp at 6th Street NW by July 1, 2016. A walk through of the project will be scheduled once the letter of concurrence is sub- mitted to ND DOT. Gerving moved to endorse the letter to ND DOT, second by Walworth. Motion carried unani- mously. Unfinished Business: New Business: RESOLUTION 2016-1 PUBLIC NOTICE OF REGULARLY SCHEDULED MEETING DATES TO BE HELD AT CITY HALL, BEACH, ND, AND THE HOUR BEGINNING OF MEETINGS WHEREAS, UNDER PROVISIONS OF CHAPTER 40-04.1-05. NDCC, AND CITY ORDINANCE 1.0201 THE CITY COUNCIL HAS DETERMINED DATES FOR REGULAR MEETINGS IN THE YEAR 2016, AND WHEREAS, THE CITY COUN- CIL SHALL OBSERVE DAYLIGHT SAVINGS TIME DURING THOSE MONTHS DAYLIGHT SAVINGS TIME IS OBSERVED AND MOUNTAIN TIME DURING THOSE MONTHS MOUN- TAIN TIME IS OBSERVED, NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RE- SOLVED THAT THE CITY COUNCIL MEETINGS SHALL BEGIN AT 7:00 PM. ON THE FOLLOWING DATES AND MAY ADJOURN FROM TIME TO TIME IF NECESSARY: JANUARY 4 19 FEBRUARY 1 16 MARCH 7 21 APRIL 4 18 MAY 2 16 JUNE 6 20 JULY 5 81 18 AUGUST 1 15 SEPTEMBER 6 & 19 OCTOBER 3 17 NOVEMBER 7 21 DECEMBER 5 19 GERVING MOVED TO ADOPT RESOLUTION 2016-1, SECOND BY WALWORTH. MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY. RESOLUTION 2016-2 ESTABLISHMENT OF DAYS THAT CITY HALL IS CLOSED DUE TO HOL- IDAYS WHEREAS, UNDER THE PROVI- SIONS OF CHAPTER 1-03-01 OF NDCC AND BY THE ACTIONS OF THE CITY COUNCIL TO DECLARE DAYS THAT CITY HALL WILL BE CLOSED, NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RE- SOLVED THAT CITY HALL WILL BE CLOSED IN OBSERVANCE OF THE FOLLOWING: JANUARY 1 - NEW YEARS DAY JANUARY 18 MARTIN LUTHER KING DAY FEBRUARY 15 PRESIDENTS DAY MARCH 25 - GOOD FRIDAY MAY 30 MEMORIAL DAY JULY 4 INDEPENDENCE DAY SEPTEMBER 5 LABOR DAY OCTOBER 10 COLUMBUS DAY NOVEMBER 11 VETERANS DAY (OBS) NOVEMBER 24 — THANKSGIVING NOVEMBER 25- IF COUNCIL AP- PROVES DECEMBER 24 - CHRISTMAS EVE DECEMBER 25 — CHRISTMAS DAY CITY HALL CLOSING WILL ALSO BE OBSERVED UPON ACTION OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES AND THE GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF NORTH DAKOTA. GERVING MOVED TO ADOPT RESOLUTION 2016-2, SECOND BY WALWORTH. MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY. RESOLUTION 2016—3 BUSINESS HOURS AT CITY HALL WHEREAS, THE CITY COUNCIL WILL DETERMINE THE HOURS CITY HALL WILL BE OPEN, NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RE- SOLVED THAT CITY HALL WILL BE OPEN MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY, 8:00 AM. TO NOON AND 1:00 PM. TO 5:00 PM, WITH THE EXCEPTIONS OF HOLIDAYS. GERVING MOVED TO ADOPT RESOLUTION 2016-3, SECOND BY WALWORTH. = . CARRIED MOTION UNANI- T MOUSLY. RESOLUTION 2016—4 REIMBURSEMENT FOR MILEAGE, MEALS AND LODGING WHEREAS, CITY EMPLOYEES MAY INCUR EXPENSES FOR MILEAGE, MEALS, AND LODGING IN THE PERFORMANCE OF CARRYING OUT THE DUTIES REQUIRED BY THE CITY, AND WHEREAS, THE CITY AUDI- TOR, UPON BEING PRESENTED WITH DOCUMENTED EVIDENCE AND IS SATISFIED WITH AUDIT OF EXPENSES, MAY APPROVE PAY- MENT BETWEEN REGULARLY SCHEDULED COUNCIL MEETING, NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RE- SOLVED THAT THE CITY ALLOW RE- lMBURSEMENT FOR EXPENSES INCURRED ACCORDING TO CHAP— TER 54-06-09 OF NDCC AS FOL- LOWS: PERSONAL VEHICLE, MILEAGE 56.5 PER MILE $30.00 PER DIEM FOR BREAK- FAST, LUNCH DINNER LODGING 89.00 (ACTUAL LODGING NOT TO EX- CEED $89 PLUS ANY APPLICABLE TAXES) GERVING MOVED TO ADOPT RESOLUTION 2016-4, SECOND BY WALWORTH. MOTION MOUSLY. RESOLUTION 2016-5 EXPEDITION OF BUSINESS WHEREAS, IT APPEARS THE BUSINESS OF THE CITY WILL BE EX— PEDITED BY AUTHORIZING THE CITY AUDITOR TO PAY CERTAIN MISCELLANEOUS ITEMS, SUCH AS POSTAGE, FREIGHT, UTILITIES, RE— FUND ORDERS, REGULAR EM- PLOYEE PAYROLL AND APPORTIONMENTS, NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RE- SOLVED THAT THE CITY AUDITOR BE ALLOWED TO PAY SUCH CLAIMS. GERVING MOVED TO ADOPT RESOLUTION 2016-5, SECOND BY WALWORTH. MOTION MOUSLY. RESOLUTION 2016-6 LISTING OF DEPOSITORY BANKS WHEREAS, IT IS NECESSARY FOR THE CITY AUDITOR TO DE- POSIT MONIES FROM TIME TO TIME, AND WHEREAS, IT IS NECES- SARY FOR THE CITY AUDITOR TO DRAW UPON THE DEPOSITS, CARRIED UNANI- CARRIED UNANI- NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RE- SOLVED THAT THE FOLLOWING BANKS BE NAMES FOR DEPOSI- TORY FUNDS; FIRST STATE BANK OF GOLVA, GOLVA& BEACH, ND: CHECK- ING ACCOUNT BANK OF THE WEST, BEACH, ND: TREASURY SAVINGS WESTERN COOPERATIVE CREDIT UNION: SAVINGS ACCOUNT GERVING MOVED TO ADOPT RESOLUTION 2016-6, SECOND BY WALWORTH. MOTION MOUSLY. RESOLUTION 2016-7 PLEDGE OF SECURITIES WHEREAS, IT IS NECESSARY TO HAVE PLEDGE OF SECURITIES, NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RE- SOLVED THE FOLLOWING PLEDGES BE ACCEPTED: BANK OF THE WEST, BEACH, ND $99,347.00 PLUS $250,000.00 FDIC FIRST STATE BANK OF GOLVA, GOLVA BEACH, ND $3,605,000.00 PLUS $250,000.00 FDIC GERVING MOVED TO ADOPT RESOLUTION 2016-7, SECOND BY WALWORTH. MOTION MOUSLY. RESOLUTION 2016-8 CITY AUDITOR TO INVEST AND REINVEST FUNDS WHEREAS, CITY FUNDS MAY BE INVESTED IN CERTIFICATES OF DE- POSIT OR US TREASURY NOTES TO DRAW INTEREST, AND WHEREAS, THESE FUNDS MATURE FROM TIME TO TIME, NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RE— SOLVED THAT THE CITY AUDITOR BE AUTHORIZED TO INVEST FUNDS AND REINVEST UPON MATURITY OF CERTIFICATES OF DEPOSITS. ALL CERTIFICATES OF DEPOSITS THAT ARE REDEEMED OR REINVESTED SHALL REQUIRE THE SIGNATURE OF BOTH THE CITY AUDITOR AND THE MAYOR. GERVING MOVED TO ADOPT RESOLUTION 2016-8, SECOND BY WALWORTH. CARRIED UNANI- CARRIED UNANI— MOTION CARRIED UNANI— MOUSLY. RESOLUTION 2016-9 SALARIES OF HIRED AND AP- POINTED OFFICIALS WHEREAS, THE CITY COUNCIL SHALL SET FORTH SALARIES OF CITY OFFICIALS AND EMPLOYEES, NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RE- SOLVED THAT THE FOLLOWING SALARIES HAS BEEN SET EITHER ON A YEARLY, MONTHLY OR HOURLY BASIS: MAYOR Walter Losinski $5,400.00 YR CITY COUNCIL Dell Beach $3,600.00 YR Mark Benes $3,600.00 YR Henry Gerving $3,600.00 YR Jeanne Larson $3,600.00 YR TIITI Marman $3,600.00 YR Wade Walworth $3,600.00 YR ZONING BOARD AI Begger $1,200.00 YR Tom Marman $1,200.00 YR Leann Alien , $1,200.00 ,YR Tony Wanner $1,200.00 YR Carol Ziegler $1,200.00 YR PUBLIC WORKS SUPT. Mike Braden $21.63 HR PUBLIC WORKS EMPLOYEES Bart Bishop $22.32 HR Lucas Buchholz $16.48 HR Tony Wanner (PT) $13.39 HR CITY AUDITOR Kimberly Nunberg $52,318.00 YR DEPUTY AUDITOR JIII Schatz $14.42 HR GERVING MOVED TO ADOPT RESOLUTION 2016-9, SECOND BY WALWORTH. MOTION MOUSLY. Correspondence from Beach Post Prom Committee was read. Gerving moved to approve the request for $500 from the Community Enhancement Fund, second by Walworth. Motion car- ried unanimously. No other business was brought for- ward. Walworth moved to adjourn, sec- ond by Gerving. Motion carried unanimously. Meeting adjourned at 7:35 pm. A‘ITEST: Walter Losinski, Mayor Kimberly Nunberg, City Auditor (January 21) Belfield School District REGULAR MEETING, BOARD OF EDUCATION, BELFIELD PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT #13 DECEMBER 10, 2015 SCHOOL LIBRARY CARRIED UNANI- The meeting was called to order by Board President Krebs at 7:00 pm Present: Curt Buckman, Terry John- son, Anthony Krebs, Dan Obrigewitch, Edward Procive, Supt. Northrop, HS Prin. Kurle, and Bus. Mgr. Berger. There were several students in the au- dience. M/S Johnson/Obrigewitch to ap- prove the minutes of the November 12, 2015, regular school board meeting. Motion carried unanimously. M/S Procive/Johnson to approve the agenda with additions of student credit, Heart River Coop, and professional de- velopment. Motion carried unani- mously. Prin. Kurle noted that the elementary PTO had held a Santa Store, that both concerts were well attended and the Ms. Sipma and the students had done an excellent job. He noted that work Attention Sunflower Growers The North Dakota Oilseed Council sunflower election for Golden Valley County will take place on February 2, 2016 during the Golden Valley Ag Improvement Annual Meeting, at 11 :30 AM at the American Legion, 281 E Main St, in Beach, ND. Election Anyone who has planted Sunflowers in 2015 or intends to plant in 2016 and is a participating producer who resides in the county is eligible and encouraged to vote. For more information contact the North Dakota Oilseed Council at (701) 328-5107. has been done on the spring schedule for high school. The business manager presented the financial reports for November. She noted the 2013-14 and 2014—15 audit has been completed at the school. M/S Obrigewitch/Buckman to ap- prove the bills. Motion carried unani— mously. 32589 NORTH DAKOTA BUREAU OF CRIMINAL lNVESTIGATION 42.75 32590 NDACS SPELLING BEE70.00 32591 ACTIVITY FUND BHS 48.91 32592 ALTERNATIVE SANITATION 550.00 32593 AMERICAN LEGACY PUBLISHING INC 45.81 32594 AQUA-PURE INC 2487.14 32595 BELFIELD AUTOMOTIVE SUPPLY 11.96 32596 BELFIELD PLUMBING 81 HTG. 129.10 32597 BERGER, ALICE 173.00 32598 CITY OF BELFIELD 693.21 32599 CITY OF BELFIELD 1200.00 32600 CREATIVE ENERGY 1059.89 32601 DEPT. OF PUBLIC INSTRUCTION 374.58 32602 DON HEISER ELECTRIC 435.54 32603 ECOLAB 129.38 32604 EDUTECH EDUCATION TECHNOLOGY SERVICES 20.00 32605 FOOD SERVICES OF AMERICA- MIN 1690.99 32606 FREDRIKSON . 81 BYRON 315.00 32607 GEIGER, ALAN 303.29 32608 HARLOW'S SCHOOL BUS SERVICE 7456.39 32609 JORGENSON, CAMI 150.00 32610 KEMPS LLC, DBA CASS CLAY CREAMERY 1156.33 32611 KURLE, DAREN 12.89 32612 LORGE, LOUISE 35.50 32613 MENARDS 1205.28 32614 MIDAMERICA BOOKS 339.00 32615 MONTANA-DAKOTA UTILITIES 4667.52 32616 NATIONAL PEN 235.60 32617 NEWBY'S ACE HARDWARE 47.20 32618 NORTHSTAR TECHNOLOGY GROUP 514.99 32619 PENNINGTON, ERIN 20.52 32620 THE PENWORTHY COMPANY 753.58 32621 POSTMASTER 114.00 32622 PRAXAIR 132.07 32623 QUILL CORPORATION415.03 32624 QUILL CORPORATION329.55 32625 REDIG, MARINA 39.10 32626 REISENAUER, JANE 750.53 32627 RESP 400.00 32628 RESP 160.00 32629 SOUTH HEART SCHOOL DISTRICT 69.30 32630 SOUTHWEST BUSINESS MACHINES 130.95 32631 UKESTAD, RICHARD1848.91 32632 US FOODSERVICE, inc 3608.92 32633 WEST RIVER STUDENT SERVICES 3920.34 32634 WEST RIVER STUDENT SERVICES 390309 32655 CENTURYLINK 233.60 32656 CENTURY LINK 26.15 32657 CHASE CARD SERVICES 3064.90 32658 WAL-MART COMMUNITY/RFCSLLC 205.73 STUDENT ACTIV TY 7727 NDROUG‘ RIDER NFL 75.00 7728 COCA-COLA BOTTLirI‘leQE424DO 7729 GREAT AMERICAN OPPORTUNITIES 4048.65 7730 LOGO MAGIC 451.00 7731 PEPSI COLA BOTTLING16160 7732 SMOLZ INC dba DALES CLOTHING 2281.50 7733 VAL'S SANITATION 1210.00 7734 EWONI‘UK, SARAH 60.00 7735 FFA COOKIE DOUGH 1243.00 7736 FRESH ALTERNATIE FUNDRAISING 2093.50 7737 MINNTEX CITRUS, INC2653.15 7738 SPARTAN NASH 1320.05 7739 LEFOR, DEANA 60.00 7740 SMITH, JERICA 60.00 7741 GREAT AMERICAN OPPORTUNITIES 315.00 7742 CHASE CARD SERVICESSSJS Supt. Northrop noted that lrene Johnson has resigned her job as dish— washer. This position has been opened. After discussing background checks it was the board’s consensus to have the superintendent use his discre— tion as to items that may turn up on background checks for hiring or volun- teering procedures. it was noted the F08 teacher is under contract and working. She has leased one of the school trailers. Also, Kelsey Boedeker has resigned as girls basketball coach. Other items noted was that congress has passed a new education bill but de- tails aren‘t compietey known at this time, the 16-17 calendar will be pre- sented in January and that the school has received a Rapid Enrollment Grant from the state. A new copier has been purchased using this money. Johnson discussed RACTC meet~ Ing. Supt. Northrop noted that board ap- proval was needed for the 2015-16 pre- school program. M/S Johnson/Procive to approve the 2015—16 preschool pro- gram. Motion carried unanimously. Supt. Northrop presented tuition agreements. M/S Obrigewitch/Johnson so approve the No-Tuition agreement for Charlton family to attend Billings County School. Motion carried unani- mously. M/S Procive/Buckman to approve the No-Tuition agreement for the Cruz family to attend Belfield School from Dickinson. Motion carried unanimously. Supt. Northrop presented a open en- rollment agreement. M/S Obrige— witch/Buckman to approve the open enrollment application for the Cruz fam- ily into Belfield School from Dickinson . Motion carried unanimously. The land purchase was discussed. It was decided to hold a public meeting late January or during February. M/S Procive/Obrigewitch to do some extra bore samplings before final purchase of the land. Motion carried unanimously. Discussion was held on a bus pur— chase. M/S Procive/Johnson to pur- chase a new 60 passenger bus, with the superintendent to handle the de- tails. Motion carried unanimously. It was noted that Policies DEAA and DBBA have been updated. M/S Obrige- witch/Buckman to rescind policies DEAA and DBBA. Motion carried unan- imousiy. Policy BDA authorizes the board to adopt policies with one reading when the board deems this action necessary. M/S Johnson/Procive to adopt Policies DEAA and DBBA with one reading as written to expedite the completion of the Belfield School District Policy Manual. Roll call vote: Buckman yes, Johnson ~ yes, Krebs - yes, Obrigewitch — yes, Procive — yes. Motion Carries. Policy BDA authorizes the board to adopt policies with one reading when the board deems this action necessary. M/S Obrigewitch/Buckman to adopt the following policies with one reading as written to expedite the completion of the Belfield School District Policy Manual: FAAA — Open Enrollment, FAB School Assignment and Choice, FDB — Education of the Homeless Students, FDD — Education of Pregnant and Par— enting Students, FDE - Education of SPED/Disabled Students and FF — Stu— dent Conduct and Discipline. Roll call vote Johnson — yes, Krebs — yes, Obrigewitch — yes, Procive — yes, Buck- man yes. Motion carries. All policies containing bracketed lan— guage have been addressed and poli- cies with bracketed items selected are attached to‘tl‘iese minutes. Student credit requirements accord— ing to school policy was discussed. M/S Obrigewitch/Buckman to give the superintendent authority to waive re- quirements and use administrative dis- cretion in certain cases. Motion carried unanimously. The Heart River Coop meeting will be held Dec. 16, 2015 at 5:00 pm at the Belfield School library. Supt. Northrop presented some board prof. development to board mem- bers. The next meeting is scheduled for January 14, 2016 at 7:00 pm. Meeting adjourned at 8:45. Alice Berger, Business Manager Anthony Krebs, School Board Pres- ident (January 21) Attention Wheat Growers An election to seat a Billings County representative to the North Dakota Wheat Commission will take place at 6:45 PM (MT) on January 27, 2016, during the Medora Beef Day at the Boots Bar 8 Grill, 300 Pacific Ave., in Medora, ND. Election Persons who are residents of the county and have been actively engaged in the production of wheat are eligible to vote. A wheat producer must be present to vote but need not be present to be elected. For more information, contact the North Dakota Wheat Commission at (701) 328—5111. LOCAL NEWSPAPER NEWSPAPERS: Yesterday, Today 8( Tomorrow every week! 11350000 SOL llt‘t: \(‘Sfluli \tdrkrlxng Jud Iu'K‘IIt'iII, JUIAI