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.~ ' ..~JI~iL,IA ~,kil,.igL ,~dLldL.Ak | P~,~ jnNNHLLL~ Page 6 March 22, 2012 Golden Valley County Commission STATE OF NORTH DAKOTA COUNTY OF GOLDEN VALLEY BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS MINUTES OF PROCEEDINGS FEBRUARY 7, 2012 9:00 A.M. Chairman Dave Quale called the meeting to order. Commissioners John Thompson and Harley Steffen were present along with States Attorney Charles J, Peterson. Gene Hamilton and Deb Walworth were present for most of the meeting in the morning. Commissioner Steffen made a motion to approve the January min- utes and Commissioner Thompson seconded the motion. Motion carried unanimously. Commissioner Thompson made a motion to appoint Gene Hamilton as the County's representative on the SW District Health Unit Board, to replace Judy Curl who resigned, and Commissioner Steffen seconded the motion. Motion carried unanimously. Commissioner Steffen made a motion to consent to a Termination of Easement in Sections 10 & 11 of 136- 105, as two easements had been filed on this land, and Commissioner Thompson seconded the motion. Motion carried unanimously. The Board set March 6th at 11:00 for the annual County/Township meet- ing to be held in conjunction with the regular County Commissioner meet- ing. Deb Walworth visited with the Board regarding the HUD Sustainability Planning Grant that has awarded 1.5 million to 19 counties in western North Dakota. This is a three year grant and a Consortium is being set up by these counties. Commissioner Steffen made a motion to appoint Deb Walworth to represent Golden Valley County on this Consortium and Commissioner Thompson seconded the motion. Motion carried unanimously. Commissioner Steffen made a motion to transfer $100,000.00 from the County Poor Fund into the Social Service Fund and Commissioner Thompson seconded the motion. Motion carried unanimously. The Board along with several county employees and local citizens discussed factual information regard- ing Measure #2 and what county employees are allowed to do and not do regarding this Measure. County Agent Ashley Ueckert met with the Board to invite them to her ann_~ evaluation on February 16th and&n Oil Issues Meeting at the GV Manor on February 21st. Veteran Service Officer Henry Gerving met with the Board to dis- cuss his Veteran's Service Officer hours and office. The Board agreed to allow Gerving to handle his Veteran's Service duties from his office at the Courthouse which will in turn make him available to the Veterans more hours every week. Discussion was held regarding the computer and printer in the Auditor's Office and software for various com- puters in the courthouse. Commissioner Thompson made a motion to purchase a computer, printer and Microsoft Office 2010 licenses from ESP Computers out of the Contingency Fund and Commissioner Steffen seconded the motion. Motion carried unanimously. Sheriff Scott Steele met with the Board regarding accessibility to the courthouse during the construction of the proposed addition, that his new -unit should be arriving sometime this week and the new records manage- ment system they are currently set- ting up that will generate more reports which are more accurate and take less time to create. City Auditor Kim Nunberg stopped in to briefly update the Board regard- ing SW REAP and visit about the County's Centennial. Janet Prchal from Hulsing & Associates Architects met with the Board to show them the updated ele- vator addition to the courthouse, the bid process and various other issues regarding the addition. It was decid- ed that bids will be opened on March 21st at 1:00 P.M. and if a bid is approved it will be awarded at the April 3rd meeting. Commissioner Thompson made a motion to appoint Sue Marman to the County Library Board to replace Mary Combs and Commissioner Steffen seconded the motion. Motion carried unanimously. Road Foreman Pete Wirtzfeld and Tim Kelly from Kadrmas, Lee & Jackson, Inc. met with the Board to discuss various road projects and road department issues. Chairman Dave Quale signed requests for reim- bursements for the following road projects from the ND Department of Transportation : the Bell Lake Road, the Westerheim Road. Road Project CO1-1728(054), the Wannagan Creek Bridge replacement project and the Knutson Creek Project. The Chairman also signed a Road Release Statement for NDDOT for road projects SlM-5-094(069)023, SlM-5-094-(068)O00 and SlM-5- 094(061 )000. The following vouchers were audit- ed and approved for the month of Standings Racing News Racing Trivia Last Week's Race: Food City 500 February: 64532 Blue Cross Blue Shield 8842.50 64533 24/7 & Document Pres. Disb. 980.99 64534-64559 Social Service Disb. 7669.04 64560-64561 NDSU Extension Disb. 372.50 64562 Midstate Communications 48.00 64563 Beach Food Center 120.78 64677 Weed Bd. Disb. 231.74 houses not displaying proper num- the city auditor, who shall present any 64564 Boss Office 64678 24/7 Disb. 42.00 bers were mentioned. PWS Beach and all such bids to the city Supply 2699.29 64679-64681 Olson, will compile a list of properties without council at its next regularly scheduled 64565 Jim Groll Snow Maus, Schmitz . 34.68 house numbers and Nunberg will noti- meeting. Removal 7.50 64682 AT & T 37.01 fy the property owners explaining the (b) Alternative Methods of 64566 I-Spy Tech. 307.50 64683 Aflac 495.46 importance of numbering. Disposition 64567 NDSU 35.00 64684 Weed Bd. Disb. 19.38Public Works & Auditor's ReportAs an alternative method of dispo- 64568 Ashley Ueckert141.14 12821-12873 GV County PWS Beach reported Kent Shaw sition of real property, the City 64569 Beach Pharmacy 7.53 Employees 72638.76 is in Bismarck this week for water Council, through its Home Rule 64570 Comfort Inn 65.00 Credit Card Intuit 34.95 treatment certification. ND Rural authority, may: 64571 CRA Payment Chairman Quale declared the Water System Association will sludge (1) Convey, sell, lease or dis- Center 96.18 meeting adjourned at 3:45 P.M. test lagoon as soon as weather pose of such properties by private 64572 Darrel's Body Attest: allows. Beach provided an estimate sale through the utilization of nonex- Shop 65.00 Cecilia Stedman, Auditor from RDOEquipment on trading theclusive listing agreements. The City 64573 Domestic David Quale, Chail'man, County loader. Marman moved to approveCouncil may by resolution Violence 2000.00 Commissioner the trade in, second by describe the real property to be con- 64574 Family (March 22) Lautenschlager. Motion carried unani- veyed, sold, leased, or disposed of, Connection 500.00 mously. Nunberg reviewed the finan- and provide a 64575 Brenda Frieze 165.24 Beach City Council cial report for the month of February. maximum rate of fee, compensation 64576 GV Co. States Benes moved to approve the financial or commission for any licensed real Attorney 1654.17 report, second by Gerving. Motion estate broker 64577 Golden Valley CITY COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS carried unanimously, engaged by the City. The City News 148.50 PUBLISHED SUBJECT TO THE Committee Reports: Council reserves the right to reject 64578 Golva Repair481.87 GOVERNING BODY'S REVIEW AND Marman reported the sewer line any and all offers 64579 ITD 49.40 REVISON which runs through the park on 4th determined to be insufficient or other- 64580 Matthew Bender Street NE is plugged and three prop- wise objectionable. & Co. 30.00 A regular meeting of the Beach erties are being affected. There was (2) Upon a finding of the gov- 64581 Mid-States OClC City Council was called to order by discussion on who is responsible for erning body that it is in the best inter- 100.00 Mayor Walter Losinski at 7:00 pm on maintenance on the line. Marmanests of the 64582 ND EMA 30.00 March 5, 2012. Present when themoved to repair the sewer line in the City of Beach, enter into such agree- 64583 ND meeting was called to order was City park and the sewer line that ties to ments for the conveyance, sale, Atmospheric Resource 1883.24 Council Paul Lautenschlager, Mark the manhole at the intersection of 2nd lease, or disposal of real 64584 NDACo 200.00 Benes, Jeanne Larson, Wade Ave NE and Third Street, second by property as the City Council deems 64585 Kim Nunberg 102.00 Walworth, Henry Gerving, Tim Benes. Motion carried unanimously, appropriate, waiving any purchase or 64586 Oil Patch Hotline 69.00 Marman, PWS Dell Beach, City New Business: sale requirements 64587 Pitney Bowes 187.49 Auditor Kimberly Nunberg and guest Gerving moved to approve the under state law or local ordinances. 64588 Rough Rider Patricia Lynch. Second and Final Reading of Services or personal property may Industries 8496.00 Minutes of the previous month Ordinance 371, second by Larson. be included in such transaction, pro- 64589 Software meetings were read. Benes moved Motion carried unanimously, vided that such services or personal Innovations 7000.00 to approve the minutes, second by ORDINANCE NO. 371 property are 64590 Spillman Larson. Motion carried unanimously. AN ORDINANCE AMEND- incidental to the conveyance, sale, Technologies 150.00 Vouchers were reviewed for payment. ING AND RE ENACTING SECTION lease, or disposal of the real property. 64591 SW Multi-County Benes moved to approve the follow- 1.0505 OF THE CITY CODE OF THE (c) Conflicts with North Dakota Corr. Center 590.00 ing vouchers, second by Larson.CITY OF BEACH, NORTH DAKOTA Century Code 64592 SW District Health Motion carried unanimously. RELATING TO CONVEYANCE, ~ When a specific statutory provision Unit 3750.00 15156 Beach Food Center 3.69 SALE, LEASE OR DISPOSAL OF contained in the North Dakota 64593 SW Business 15157 Beach Vet Clinic 103.64 REAL PROPERTY Century Code provides for a pro- Machines 2027.39 15158 BOSS 13.00 BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY cedure which is in conflict with this 64594 Henry Gerving 55.00 15159 City of Golva 500.00 COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF BEACH, section governing conveyance, sales, 64595 ND VSO Assn.50.00 15160 Ebeltoft Sickler NORTH DAKOTA, AS FOLLOWS: lease, or disposal of real property, 64596 Brosz Lawyers 314.50 Section 1 : Section 1.0505 of the this section shall not apply insofar as Engineering 930.00 15161 Fallon County City Code of the City of Beach, North it is in conflict with such state law. 64597 Northern Plains Treasurer 1318.82 Dakota, entitled "Conveyance, Sale, A portion of said statutory procedures Engineering 9565.00 15162 Fargo Water 336.53 Lease or Disposal of Real Property" are as follows: 64598 Butler Machinery 46.72 15163 Farmers Union 2445.76 is hereby amended and re enacted as A. Lease of airports or landing 64599 Colonial Research 188.7815164 FBLA 100.00 follows: fields, or portions thereof shall be 64600 Farmers Union 15165 Floyd Braden 227.40 1.0505 Conveyance, Sale,under authority granted in Section 2- Oil Co. 7169.35 15166 Four Seasons Trophy 11.00 Lease or Disposal of Real Property 02-06 NDCC. Said lease shall further 64601 Industrial Towel 45.79 15167 G & G Garbage 2t00.00 (a) Public Disposition of Real be in compliance with regulations and 64602 Napa 921.63 15168 Golden Valley County 6968.00 Property. directives of appropriate federal agen- 64603 PowerPlan 150.13 15169 Golden Valley News 335.94 Real property belonging to the cies. 64604 RDO 15000.00 15170 Golva Repair 138.72 municipality shall be conveyed, sold, B. Conveyance of right of way 64605 Rohan's Hardware313.29 15171 Industrial Towel 15171 leased, or disposed of only as for any state highway shall be as pro- 64606 Total Safety US343.20 15172 Jan Kuchera 49.00 approved by a two-thirds (2/3) vote of vided in Section 24-01-46 64607 Tri State Truck 15173 John Deere Financial 45.58 all members of the governing body. NDCC. 15174 Midstate Instruments affecting such con- C. Leasing of oil and gas lands & Equip. 8012.01 64608 Wallwork Truck Communication 223.04 Center 445.59 15175 Morrison Majerle 64609 West Dakota Truck System 20.00 Repair 3116.53 15176 NAPA 19.98 64610 Harley steffen 106.59 15177 ND Department of 64611 Reservation Health 32.00 Telephone 40.00 15178 ND Insurance 64612 GV County Department 10.06 Treasurer 100000.00 15179 One Call Concepts 1.30 64613-64642 289052.19 15180 Rohan's 57.34 64643 NDACo 219.57 15181 S & R Interiors 5787.44 64644 ND State 15182 Southwest Water Treasurer 915.10 Authority 8474.01 64645 Social Services 15t83 Stockwell Cleaning Disb. 26.52 Service 225.00' 64646 GV Co. Treasurer 7.76 15184 West Plains 34.55~ 64647-64648 GV Ag Imp. 15185 MDU 4733.96 Disb. 213.98 15122-15127 & 15137-15152 City 64649 Washington Nat'l Ins. 33.96 Employees Wages for February 64650 Midstate 15207.13 Communications 1039.06 15128 ND Child Support 84.00 64651 . City of Beach 262.05 15129 ND PERS 100.00 64652 MDU 2161.23 15130 City of Beach 91.75 64653-64659 Co. Library 15131 Blue Cross Disb. 239.51 BlueShield 4451.50 64660 Golden Valley 15132 Blue Cross Blue Shield 424.50 County 4936.76 15133 Kent Shaw 93.33 64661 Golden Valley 15134 Kimberly Nunberg42.84 County 6684.28 15135 Verizon 181.30 64662 Golden Valley 15136 USPS 180.99 County 6468.00 15153 ND Child Support84.00 64663 GV County 15154 ND PERS t00.00 Treasurer 717.00 15155 ND PERS 1245.23 64664 GV County -89974 First State Bank Treasurer 4144.38 of Golva 2595.19 64665-64666 Golden Sheriff' Report Valley County 4811.51 The monthly report consisting of 64667-64674 Cafeteria Plan 22 calls, 3 citations and no written Disb. 2903.30 warning was presented. 64675 Cenex Mayor Losinski mentioned he will Fleetcard 1599.38 be talking to the Sheriff about truck 64676 ND Post Board 25.00 route enforcement. Concerns of veyance, sale, lease, or disposal shall shall be as provided in Sections 38- be valid only when duly executed 09-02 through 38-09-04 by the mayor and attested by the city and Sections 38-09-14 through 38- auditor. Subject to the restrictions of 09-20 NDCC. Sections 40-11-04 NDCC and 40-11- D. Conveyance of property to a 04.1 NDCC which require public municipal parking authority shall be notice of a sale of real estate in as provided in excess of a certain amount, it shall be Section 40-61-05 NDCC. at the discretion of the city council as E. Lease of public buildings or to whether or not there shall portions thereof shall be as provided be an advertisement for bids for such in Chapter 48-08 NDCC. conveyance, sale, lease, or disposal; F. Granting of concessions for whether or not advertisements shall cafes, restaurants, and confectionar- be made in other states, of the fact ies on public buildings and grounds that certain rea property is sha!l be as provided in Chapter 48-09 available for such disposition; and NDCC. Whether or not sale should be made G. Granting or right of way for at public auction; such deci- a railway, telephone line, electric light sion by the governing body to be system, or a gas or oil made by a majority vote of the pipeline system shall be as provided members present. Bids for the pur- in Section 49-09-16 NDCC. chase or lease of real property Section 2: Repeal of belonging to the municipality, Ordinances in Conflict. All whether or not advertisement thereof Ordinances and parts of Ordinances has been made, shall be directed to in conflict herewith are hereby the city council and submitted to repealed. All cities, schools and counties in North Dakota are req~aired to publish the minutes of their meetings in the newspaper. It is fundamental to informing citizens about what their elected officials are doing. It also helps minimize rumors and misconceptions about local public entities. In short, it's good government. Yet, there are continuing legislative threats to diminish or eliminate this important information. What can you do? Tell your legislators you support the publication af government public notices'. Golden Valley News Billings County Pioneer 872-3755 i'~s " ~ ",:::,'~ge prol;ided by this newspaper and North Dakota Neruspaper Association. Section 3: Severability. tn the event any section of this Ordinance is held invalid by court of competent jurisdiction, the invalidity shall extend only to the section affect- ed,. and other sections of this Chapter shall continue in full force and effect. Section 4: Effective Date: This Ordinance shall be in full force and effect from and after final pas- sage. Walter Losinski, Mayor ATTEST: Kimberly Nunberg, City Auditor Motion carried unanimously. Correspondence was read from the City of Golva requesting support for their annual fireworks display. Gerving moved to donate $500 from the Community Enhancement Funds, second by Walworth. Lautenschlager- no, Gerving-yes, Marman-no, Benes- yes, Larson-yes, Walworth-yes. Motion carried. Nunberg presented a plan for recycling newspapers utilizing high school students who participate in a program called "Close-Up". Discussion. Benes moved to cost share the expense of the recycling containers that will be used for trans- porting the newspapers, and for a period of one year any profit from the newspapers would be donated to Close Up, second by Walworth. Motion carried unanimously. No other business was brought forward. Walworth moved to adjourn, second by Larson. Meeting adjourned at 8:45 p.m. ATTEST: Walter Losinski, Mayor Kimberly Nunberg, City Auditor (March 22) The deadline for submitted copy and sto- ries and all ad orders is noon on Fridays. Call 872-3755 or e-mail gvnews@ Racing News, Stats & Trivia Auto Club 400 March 25th, 2:30 pm FOX Auto Club Speedway Track Details Location: Fontana, Calif, Distance: 2,0 miles Shape: D-Shaped Oval Turns / Front / Back: 140 / 11 / 3 Qualifying Record: R'yan Newman 187.432 rnph - 2005 Race Record: Jeff Gordon 155.012 mph -1997 Auto Club 400 Preview Auto Club Speedway opened its doors in June of 1997 with the Inaugural NASCAR Sprint Cup Series California 500 present- ed by NAPA. More than 90,000 guests watched as Jeff Gordon won the 500-mile race. Four-time Sprint Cup Series Champion Jeff Gordon holds numerous Auto Club Speedway records, including the best average finishing position. Auto Club Speedway stands on the historic site of the former Kaiser Steel Mill. The speedway stretches across 568 acres, including 131 acres in the Infield and a 30-acre parking lot. Through March 18, 2012 2012 Sprint Cup Series 2012 Nationwide Series 1) Greg Biffle Points: 157 Wins: 0 Top 5:3 Top 10:3 2) Kevin Harvick Points: 148 Wins: 0 Top 5:1 Top 10:2 3) Matt Kenseth Points: 145 Wins: 1 Top 5:2 Top 10:2 4) Martin Truex Jr. Points: 139 Wins: 0 Top 5:1 Top 10:2 5) Denny Hamlin Points: 137 Wins: 1 Top 5:2 Top 10:2 6) Dale Earnhardt Jr. Points: 137 Wins:0 Top5:1 Top10:2 7) Tony Stewart Points: 130 Wins: 1 Top 5:1 Top 10:1 8) Clint Bower Points: 126 Wins: 0 Top 5:1 Top 10:2 9) Joey Logano Points: 126 Wins: 0 Top 5:0 Top 10:2 10) Paul Menard Points: 123 Wins: 0 Top 5:0 Top 10:3 11) Jeff Burton Points: 120 Wins: 0 Top 5:1 Top 10:2 12) Ryan Newman Points: 118 Wins: 0 Top 5:1 Top 10: I Driver Points 1) Elliott Sadler 178 2) Ricky Stenhouse Jr. 153 3) Trevor Bayne 149 4) Austin Dillon 148 5) Cole Whitt 137 6) Sam Homish Jr. 129 7) Tayler Malsam . 116 8) Michael Annett 115 9) Justin AIIgaier 113 10) Mike Bliss 92 Five-time NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson said Hendrick Motorsports has no plans yet to replace his crew chief and car chief if their suspensions are not overturned. Crew chief Chad Knaus and car chief Ron Malec go before NASCAR's chief appellate officer Tuesday, trying to reverse their six-race suspensions. Knaus was also fined $100,000 and Johnson was docked 25 points because NASCAR found illegal modifications on the No. 48 Chevrolet in the opening inspection for the Daytona 500. NASCAR introduced it's first Cll f driver from Japan in 2002, who was it? a) Ukyo Katayama c) Hideo Fulo.qama b) Takuma Sate d) Agun Suzu~ "sIJodSJolol/~ JalJeO S!AeJ/.IOJ snJne.L ~o4 99# eql u! g00~ u! pue ~00~ u! ssoeJ e,~l 6upeJ dn punoM AlUO lnq 'Z00~ u! uru uosees e!~onJ e e~euJ ol palduJe~e eq 'pie sJeeA Zt' 1V "euJe,~n:,ln.-I oep!H (o : Driver Start Finish Points/Bonus Brad Keselowski 5 1 48/2 Matt Kenseth 21 2 43/1 Martin Truex Jr. 15 3 41/0 Clint Bowyer 16 4 40/0 Brian Vickers 25 5 40/1 Jeff Burton 33 6 38/0 Jamie McMurray 17 7 37/0 Juan Montoya 30 8 36/0 Jimmie Johnson 22 9 35/0 Paul Menard 11 10 34/0 Brad Keselowski won the Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway on Sunday. He crossed the finish line six car-lengths in front of runner-up Matt Kenseth. Keselowski scored his second oonseoJtJve win at the .533-mile short track and fifth of his Spdnt Cup career. Martin Truex &.came home third. Keselowski and Ken,seth were battling for the lead when Tony Stewart's Chevrolet smacked the Turn 3 wall on Lap Year 478 to bdng out the fifth caution of the race. 2012 Keselowski chose the outside lane for a restart on Lap 484 and cleared Kenseth off the second comer. Career Driver of the Week Brad Keselowski #2 2012 Cup Position: 13th Born: Feb. 2, 1984 Crew Chief: Paul Wolfe Car: Dodge 1 2 23.0 5 22 19.3 now a