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Page 4 Golden Valley News April 10, 2014 Legal Notices Notice Notice to Creditors State of North Dakota; In District Court; County of Golden Valley; South- west Judicial District Probate No. 17-2014-PR-00005 In the Matter of the Estate of Richard Nagel, Deceased. Notice is hereby given that the un- dersigned have been appointed Per- sonal Representatives of the above estate. All persons having claims against the said deceased are required to present their claims within three months after the date of the first publi- cation of this notice or said claims will be forever barred. Claims must either be presented to Gary Nagel and Curtis Nagel, Personal Representatives of the estate, at 137 First Avenue West, Dick- inson, North Dakota, or filed with the Court. Dated this 20th day of March, 2014. Gary Nagel Curtis Nagel Personal Representatives Michael J. Maus, ID 03499 Maus & Nordsven, P. C. 137 First Avenue West, P. O. Box 570 Dickinson, ND 58602 maus@mnattys.com Telephone No. 701-483-4500 Attorneys for Personal Representa- tives (March 27, April 3 and 10) Notice NOTICE OF HEARING ON PETITION FOR FORMAL PROBATE OF WILL Probate No. 04-2014-PR-00020 IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF BILLINGS COUNTY, STATE OF NORTH DAKOTA IN THE MA'I-I'ER OF THE ESTATE OF CAROLYN L. COWlE, DECEASED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that James E. Cowie has filed herein a Pe- tition for Formal Probate of Will. Hearing has been set upon said pe- tition on the 26th day of June, 2014, at 8:30 o'clock a.m. at the Courtroom of the above named Court in the City of Medora, County of Billings, State of North Dakota. Dated this 27th day of March, 2014. McKENNETF FORSBERG VOLL & GJOVIG, P.C. Attorneys for the Estate 314 First Avenue East P.O. Box 1366 Williston, North Dakota 58802-1366 (701) 577-6771 E-Mail Address: Ron@mckennett- law.corn ":'  ' 1 BY: Ronald P. Kallemeyn Ronald P. Kallemeyn, #07505 A Member of the Firm (April 3, 10 and 17) Notice Zoning Hearing Notice The Beach Zoning Board will hold a Public Hearing at 8:15 am April 17, 2014 for the purpose of obtaining com- ment on a Request for Variance at 458 4th Ave SE. Kimberly Nunberg, Zoning Adminis- trator (April 3 and 10) Notice NOTICE OF ZONING HEARING The Billings County Planning & Zon- ing Commission will hold a public hear- ing on Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 1:00 PM in the Commissioner's Room at the county courthouse, Medora, ND to con- sider recommending to the Board of County Commissioners the approval or denial of the/following items: Rick DtX, al, dba Westdak Homes, LLC: Apolication to place a modular home ar(d garage on Lot 1, Block 1, Frank's Creek Subdivision 22-141-99 (2704 Green River Dr). Property is zoned residential and owned by ADB Development, LLC. Rick Duval, dba Westdak Homes, LLC: Application to place a modular home and garage on Lot 12, Block 1, Frank's Creek Subdivision 22-141-99 (2734 Green River Dr). Property is zoned residential and owned by ADB Development, LLC. Billings County School District: Ap- plication to construct a cold storage building on a 5 acre tract in the SWl/4SW1/4 11-142-99 (12793 20th St SW, South Fairfield). Also requested is a variance for the setback require- ments, structure is proposed to be 79' from the center of 20th St SW. Rick Duval, dba Westdak Homes, LLC: Application to place a modular home and garage on Lot 12, Block 3, Frank's Creek Subdivision 22-141-99 (2735 Green River Dr). Property is zoned residential and owned by ADB Development, LLC. ther Business: The board will also address poten- tial & pending zoning violations and rec- ommend any action needed by the Zoning Director, State's Attorney, or Board of County Commissioners. Applications are available for review during regular office hours at the Billings County Courthouse. Dated at Medora this 28th day of March, 2014. Stacey Swanson Zoning Director (April 3 and 10) Belfield School DEMOGRAPHIC PLANNING MEETING, BOARD OF EDUCATION, BELFIELD PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT #13 MARCH 13, 2014 SCHOOL GYMNASIUM The Demographic Planning meeting was called to order by President Pro- cive at 6: pm. Present: Anthony Krebs(6:04), Del- bert Kadrmas, Dan Obrigewitch, Ed- ward Procive, Supt. Northrop, Bus. Mgr. Berger, Elem. Prin. Lorge, HS Prin. Lamprecht President Procive welcomed the community members in attendance. Supt. Northrop reviewed the Demo- graphic information. He opened the meeting for public comments and ques- tions. The meeting was adjourned at 6:55 pm. and the community members were invited to attend the regular scheduled meeting to be held in the school library at 7:00 pm. Alice Berger, Business Manager Date Edward Procive, Board President (April 10) Belfield School REGULAR MEETING, BOARD OF EDUCATION, BELFIELD PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT #13 MARCH 13, 2014 ELEMENTARY LIBRARY The meeting was called to order by board president Edward Procive at 7:00 p.m Present: Delbert Kadrmas, Tony Krebs, Edward Procive, Dan Obrige- witch, Annette Steffan, Supt. Northrop, Bus. Mgr. Berger, Elem. Prin. Lorge and H Prin. Lamprecht and several commu- nity members. M/S Kadrmas/Obrigewitch to ap- prove the minutes of the February 13, 2014, school board meeting._ Motion carried unanimously. M/S Krebs/Kadrmas to approve the agenda with addition of Schutz Foss Ar- chitecture. Motion carried unanimously. Dave Trotter from Schutz Foss Ar- chitecture presented preliminary draw- ings of possible updates for the school. Elem. Prin. Lorge reported on stu- dent activities. HS Prin. Lamprecht reported on stu- dent activities. Bus. Mgr. Berger gave the board fi- nancial reports for February 2014. Supt. Northrop noted that the kitchen had their second inspection and passed with no problems. The school will help finance the speaker for Current Drug Trends that the Belfield Police De- partment set up. He noted that the school had a winner at the Regional Science Fair who will move on to the State Science Fair. He visited about principal positions. Krebs reported on RESP. Procive reported on RACTC. M/S SteffanlObrigewitch to approve payment of the bills. Motion carried unanimously. 30402,"3RD AVE FLORAL & GREENHOUSE", 67.52 30403,"ACT", 181.30 30404,"ALTERNATIVE SANITATION", 550.00 30405,"AMERICINN LODGING", 419.60 30406,"BAER, MARY", 6.23 30407,"BELFIELD AUTOMOTIVE SUPPLY", 313.00 30408,"BILLINGS COUNTY PIONEER", 184.11 30409,"THE BISMARCK TRIBUNE", 37.20 30410,"BOSCH LUMBER CO",183.68 30411 ,"CASS CLAY CREAMERY, INC", 1144.58 30412,"CITY OF BELFIELD", 482.06 30413,"CREATIVE ENERGY", 930.73 30414,"DAVE'S QUALITY CARPET CARE", 170.00 30415,"DICKINSON NEWSPAPERS INC.", 29.00 30416,"ECONOFOODS", 66.24 30417,"EDUTECH, A DIVISION OF ITD", 20.00 30418,"FOOD SERVICES OF AMERICA- MIN", 1106.03 30419,"FORT UNION SUPPLY & TRADING CO", 785.20 30420,"GEIGER, ALAN", 168.56 30421 ,"GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY INCORPORATED", 525.00 30422,"JACOBSEN MUSIC INC", 14.71 30423,"JW PEPPER & SON INC", 324.37 30424,"KDXN-FM", 49.50 30425,"KECK, JACOB", 20.00 30426,"MENARDS", 413.89 30427,"MONTANA-DAKOTA UTILITIES", 8060.47 30428,"ND DRIVER & TRAFFIC SAFETY EDUC ASSOC" ,70.00 30429,"NEWBY'S ACE HARDWARE", 82.11 30430,"NORTHROP, WADE", 249.01 30431 ,"NORTHSTAR TECHNOLOGY GROUP", 9143.46 30432,"POSTMASTER", 49.00 30433,"PRAXAIR", 369.17 30434,"QUILL CORPORATION", 673.65 30435,"RADIO TIME BILLING", 182.00 30436,"REISENAUER, JANE",427.14 30437,"RUNNINGS SUPPLY INC", 234.00 30438,"SCHOLASTIC INC", 113.81 30439,"SOUTHWEST BUSINESS MACHINES", 164.05 30440,"STAMP FULFILLMENT SERVICE", 284.30 30441 ,"US FOODSERVICE, inc", 4103.17 30442,"WEST RIVER STUDENT SERVICES", 2141.75 30506,"ACTIVITY FUND BHS", 93.64 30507,"CENTURYLINK", 202.12 30508,"HUTzENBILER,, KENNETH", 4706.28 30509,"DUKART, SHELLY", 12.03 30510,"KREBS, ANTHONY", 28.00 30511 ,"CENTURY LINK", 20.71 30512,"CHASE CARD SERVICES", 2079.40 30513,"WAL-MART STORE #1567", 125.01 30514,"SMART COMPUTER AND CONSULTING", 470.40 STUDENT ACTIVITY 7238,"ND FCCLA", 1059.00 7239,"3RD AVE FLORAL & GREENHOUSE", 14.48 7240,"BAER, MARY", 36.86 7241 ,"COCA-COLA BOTTLING", 664.06 7242,"ECONOFOODS" ,6.27 7243,"LIFETOUCH PUBLISHING INC", 1247.03 7244,"LORGE, LOUISE", 85.56 7245,"MAAS, ERIC", 98.06 7246,"NAT FFA ORGANIZATION", 184.00 7247,"ND FFA", 265.00 7248,"PEPSI COLA BOTTLING", 369.70 7249,"ST BERNARD'S", 235.00 7250,"BELFIELD BOOSTER CLUB", 580.00 7251,"CHAMBERLAIN, HOLLY",44.14 7252,"SURESIGN", 160.00 7253,"CHASE CARD SERVICES", 162.50 7254,"HAZEN HIGH SCHOOL",100.00 7255,"SCRANTON PUBLIC SCHOOL", 110.00 7256,"WAL-MART STORE #1567", 59.68 7257,"YANKEE CANDLE FUNDRAISING", 3666.97 M/S Kadrmas/Steffan that after in- vestigation of the petition filed by the Belfield Education Association request- ing that said organization be recognized as the representative organization for the previous recognized appropriate ne- gotiation unit, has determined that the Belfield Education Association does represent a majority of the persons within that unit and hereby recognizes the Belfield Education Association as the exclusive representative organiza- tion for minimum of one year. Motion carried unanimously. M/S Krebs/Kadrmas to approve the second reading and approval of School Board Policy AAA - Philosophy of School revision. Motion carried unani- mously. M/S Steffan/Obrigewitch to approve the second reading and approval of School Board Policy AAB - District Goals. Motion carried unanimously. M/S Krebs/Kadrmas to approve the second reading and approval of School Board PolicyACEA- Bullying Policy re- vision. Motion carried unanimously. M/S Kadrmas/Obrigewitch to ap- prove the second reading and approval of School Board Policy ACEA-1- Bullying Policy Adoption and Dissemi- nation Checklist revision. Motion carried unanimously. M/S Obrigewitch/Krebs to approve the second reading and approval of School Board PolicyACEA-2-Bullying Reporting Guide revision. Motion car- ried unanimously. Supt. Northrop requested that the board table the second reading of School Board Policy AACA - Section 504 Dispute Resolution Policy, Policy AACA-E-School District's Duty under Section 504, and PolicyAACA-E2- Section 504 Notice and Procedural Safeguards Guidelines. He would like to do more review of these policies. The board approved his request. The Ancillary Sick Leave Policy was reviewed. M/S Krebs/Kadrmas to ap- prove first reading to revise the policy to read that sick days may accumulate to 45 days. Motion carried unanimously. Supt. Northrop noted there is still need to review the new insurance re- quirements as they may pertain to paras. M/S Obrigewitch/Steffan to approve payment of $1000 for RESP member- ship. Motion carried unanimously. M/S Steffan/Obrigewitch to approve a preschool application to be filed with DPI. Motion carried unanimously. M/S Kadrmas/Krebs to approve a 2 day a week SW Vocational Guidance Participant Agreement.. Motion unani- mously. The superintendent's evaluation was discussed. M/S Krebs/Obrigewitch to approve Supt. Northrop's evaluation r as all satisfactory. Motion carried unan- imously. They thanked Supt. Northrop for his work for the school. The next meeting is scheduled for April 10, 2014, 7:00 pm. Meeting adjourned at 8:55 p.m. Alice Berger, Business Manager Edward Procive, Board President Date (April 10) Belfield School SPECIAL MEETING, BOARD OF EDUCATION, BELFIELD PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT #13 March 25, 2014 Superintendent's Office Meeting was called to order by Pres- ident Procive at 7:30 a.m. The purpose of the meeting is to consider a letter of resignation. Present: Tony Krebs, Delbert Kadr- mas, Dan Obrigewitch, Ed Procive, Supt. Northrop Supt. Northrop presented a letter of resignation. M/S Obrigewitch/Krebs to approve Jackolene Anheluk's resigna- tion as of March 25th, 2014. Motion carried. The board noted their appreci- ation to Mrs. Anheluk for her many years of dedication to the school and the students. The meeting was adjourned at 7:35 a.m. Wade Northrop, Supt. Edward Procive, Board President Date (April 10) Bids CRUSHING & STOCKPILING GRAVEL FOR BILLINGS COUNTY, NORTH DAKOTA Notice is hereby given that sealed bids will be received by the Billings County Commission (Owner), 495 4th Street Medora, ND 58645, until 11:00 AM (MT), May 6th, 2014, at which time they will publically be opened and read aloud for the furnishings of materials, labor, equipment and skill required for the construction of crushing and stock- piling aggregate and incidental items in pits located in Golden Valley County and, as is more fully described and set forth in the plans and specifications therefore, which are now on file in the office of Northern Plains Engineering. Bids shall be upon cash payment on the following approximate quantities and major types of work: Crushing & Stockpiling Gravel Pit 1 : NWl/4 of Section 16-141-104 - 50,000 CY Pit 2: SE1A of Section 28-141-103 - 50,000 CY The contract documents are on file and may be examined at the following: Northern Plains Engineering 141 Third Street West Dickinson, ND 58601 Project bidding documents are avail- able in digital format at www.questcdn.com. You may down- load the digital plan documents for $20 by inputting Quest project #3147886 on the website's Project Search page. Please contact QuestCDN.com at 952- 233-1632 or info@questcdn.com for as- sistance in free membership registra- tion, downloading, and working with this digital project information. An optional paper set of project documents is also available for a non-refundable price of $40 per set at Northern Plains Engi- neering (701.483.1858), 141 Third Street West, Dickinson, ND 58601. All bids are to be submitted on the basis of cash payment for the work and materials, and each bid shall be ac- companied by a separate envelope containing the contractor's license and bid security. The bid security must be in a sum equal to five percent (5%) of the full amount of the bid and must be in the form of a bidder's bond. A bidder's bond must be executed by the bidder as prin- cipal and by a surety company author- iized to do business in this state, ,conditioned that if the principal's bid be accepted and the contract awarded to the principal, the principal, within ten (10) days after notice of award, will ex- ,ecute and effect a contract in accor- ,dance with the terms of this bid and the bid bond as required by the laws of the State of North Dakota and the regula- tions and determinations of the govern- ing body. All bidders must be licensed for the full amount of the bid as required by Section 43-07-05 and 43-07-12 of the North Dakota Century Code. The successful Bidder will be re- quired to furnish Contract Performance and Payment Bonds in the full amount of the contract. Contracts shall be awarded on the basis of the low bid submitted by a re- sponsible and responsive bidder for the aggregate sum of all bid items for each pit location. A contract will be awarded for the work at each location. All bids will be contained in a sealed envelope, as above provided; plainly marked showing that such envelope contains a bid for the above project. In addition, the bidder shall place upon the exterior of such envelope the following information: 1. The work covered by the bidder. 2. The name of the bidder. 3. Separate envelope containing bid bond and a copy of Contractor's Li- cense or certificate of renewal. 4. Acknowledgement of the Ad- denda. No Bid will be read or considered which does not fully comply with the above provisions as to Bond and li- censees and any deficient Bid submit- ted will be resealed and returned to the Bidder immediately. The work in Pit #1 shall be com- pleted by July 1st, 2014 and the work in Pit #2 shall be completed by Septem- ber 1st, 2014. The Owner reserves the right to re- ject any and all bids, to waive any infor- mality in any bid, to hold all bids for a period not to exceed thirty (30) days from the date of opening bids, and to accept the bid deemed most favorable to the interest of the Owner. Should the Contractor fail to com- plete the work within the time required herein or within such extra time as may have been granted by formal exten- sions of time approved by the Owner, there will be deducted from any amount due the Contractor the sum of $1,000 per day and every day that the comple- tion of the work is delayed. The Con- tractor and his surety will be liable for any excess. Such payment will be as and for liquidated damages. By order of the Billings County Com- mission. Dated this 28th day of March, 2014 BILLINGS COUNTY MEDORA, NORTH DAKOTA Is/ Marcia Lamb County Auditor (April 10, 17 and 24) Beach School PROCEEDS OF THE SPECIAL MEETING OF THE BEACH BOARD OF EDUCATION Unofficial Minutes Subject to Review and Revision of the Board April 1, 2014 5:00 p.m. Room 11 Members present were Bob Makelky, Maurice Hardy, Kim Nunberg, Robert Sperry, Jay Johnson, Misty Farnstrom and Larry Helvik. Brandt Gaugler, Dave Wegner and Troy Hoffer were absent. President Makelky called the meet- ing to order at 5:01 p.m. No visitors were present. Makelky called for approval agenda. Discussion. Motion by Nunberg, sec- ond by Hardy to approve agenda. Mo- tion carries unanimously. Helvik presented personnel. Recommendation is to hire Jessie Schmeling as preschool teacher. Dis- cussion. Motion by Hardy, second by Nunberg to offer a contract contingent upon the completion of teacher negoti- ations. Roll call vote carries unani- mously. Tammy Wegner will move from third grade teacher to the elementary title position after this school year. The third grade position is currently being advertised for the 2014-2015 school year. Assistant janitor position at the el- ementary has been vacated once again. The position is currently being advertised. No applications have been re- ceived for the two high school day treat- ment teaching positions. Helvik presented facilities. Stateline Property LLC was the only bid for the two duplex units. Dis- cussion. Bid was for $881,080. Dis- cussion. Motion by Nunberg, second by Sperry to table decision due to the need for clarifications on bid items from Stateline Property LLC as the general contractor. Roll call vote carries unani- mously. Motion by Hardy, second by Nun- berg to retire into executive session as per NDCC 44-04-19.1 Subsection 9 to discuss collaborative bargaining strat- egy. Roll call vote carries unanimously. Sperry took a break from the meeting. Board retired into executive session at 5:33 p.m. EXECUTIVE SESSION Makelky called the meeting back to order at 6:00 p.m. Motion by Hardy, second by Johnson to adjourn. Makelky adjourned 6:00 p.m. Robert Makelky, President Misty Farnstrom, Business Manager (April 10) Meeting notice LEPC (Local Emergency Planning Committee) Meeting; Tuesday, April 15th, 2014; Beach Fire Hall; 7:00 PM (April 10) Notice REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS CONSTRUCTION ENGINEERING SERVICES The Golden Valley County Commis- sioners are requesting proposals for construction engineering services on the following federal aid project: BRO-0017(014) Bridge No. 109- 43.0 Work to be performed by Consultant includes: Surveying, Materials Testing, Inspection and Project Engineer- ing/Management. Firms submitting pro- posals must be qualified to perform one of the construction engineering activi- ties identified above. Firms may hire sub-consultants to perform work out- side of their qualified area of expertise. Selection will be on the basis of the following criteria: Past performance Ability of professional personnel Willingness to meet time and budget requirements Location Recent, current, and projected workloads of the persons and/or firms Related experience on similar proj- ects Recent and current work for the agency Project understanding, issues, & approach Consultants are strongly encour- aged to use DBE sub consultant serv- ices where applicable. The proposal must contain a list of any tasks that may be let to sub consultants should the consultant be awarded the contract. It must also contain the specific good faith efforts made by the consultant to achieve DBE participation in the areas intended for sub-consulting. In addition, Title Vl assures that no person or group of persons may, on the grounds of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or handicap or disability, be excluded from participation in, be de- nied the benefits of, or be otherwise subjected to discrimination under any and all programs or activities adminis- tered by the County. Each firm will be judged on a basis of values for the items shown above. Those firms not selected will be advised in writing. Proposals shall be limited to no more than 6 pages. The cover sheet, cover letter, and table of contents are not considered part of the 6 pages. The County Commissioners reserve the right to reject any and/or all proposals. If deemed necessary, the Golden Valley County Commissioners may elect one or more firms for the interview portion of the selection process. Proposals will be accepted until May 2, 2014 @ 9:00 am MT at the office of the Golden Valley County Auditor. Late proposals will be deemed unrespon- sive. Please submit 6 Proposals to: CONSTRUCTION ENGINEERING SERVICES Golden Valley County Auditor Golden Valley County Courthouse P.O. Box 67 150 1st Avenue SE Beach, ND 58621 (April 10) Bids ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS SECTION 00100, PROJECT COIA- 0004(052), PCN 20225 BILLINGS COUNTY, NORTH DAKOTA Sealed bids will be received by the Billings County Commission, at the of- fice of the Billings County Auditor, 495 4th Street, PO Box 168, Medora, North Dakota, 58645, until 11:30 AM MT, May 6, 2014, at which time they will publi- cally opened and read aloud for the fur- nishing of materials, labor, equipment and skill required for the construction of Grading, Aggregate Surfacing and inci- dental items in and for said Billings County, as is more fully described and set forth in the plans and specifications therefore, which are now on file in the office of the Billings County Auditor. Bids shall be upon cash payment on the following estimated quantities and types of work: 1 LSUM Contract Bond, 332 LF Re- moval of Culverts-All Types & Sizes, 170,760 CY Common Excavation-Type C, 15,370 CY Topsoil, 1,627 LF Road- way Obliteration, 699 CY Foundation Fill, 1,828 MGAL Water, 6,627 CY Ag- gregate Surface Course, 1,000 CY Sco- ria Surface Course, 1 LSUM Mobilization, 478 Unit Traffic Control Signs, 6 EA Type III Barricade, 20 EA Vertical Panels-Back to Back, 3,680 LF Fiber Rolls 121N, 2.0 MILE Seeding- Type B-CI II, 2.0 MILE Seeding-Type B- CI IV, 3,117 SY ECB Type 3, 892 SY Geotextile Fabric - Type R1, 180 LF Pipe Conduit 181N-Approach, 68 LF Pipe Conduit 241N, 124 LF Pipe Con- duit 241N-Approach, 150 LF Pipe Con- duit 30IN, 74 LF Pipe Conduit 361N, 222 LF Pipe Conduit 421N, 192 LF Pipe Conduit 481N, 30.8 SF Flat Sheet for Signs-Type Xl Refl Sheeting, 43.0 SF Flat Sheet for Signs-Type IV Refl Sheeting, 94.9 LF Steel Galv Posts- Telescoping Perforated Tube. The contract documents are on file and may be examined at the following: Billings County Auditor, 495 4th St, Medora, North Dakota KLJ, 1463 1-94 Business Loop East, Dickinson, North Dakota Complete digital project bidding doc- uments are available at www.kljeng.com "Projects for Bid" or www.questcdn.com. You may download the digital plan documents for $21.00 by inputting Quest project #3192291 on the website's Project Search page. Please contact QuestCDN at (952) 233- 1632 or info@questcdn.com for assis- tance in free membership registration, downloading, and working with this dig- ital project information. Please contact us at 701-483-1284 if you have any questions. All bids are to be submitted on the basis of cash payment for the work and materials, and each bid shall be ac- companied by a separate envelope containing the contractor's license and bid security. The bid security must be in a sum equal to five per cent (5%) of the full amount of the bid and must be in the form of a bidder's bond. A bidder's bend must be executed by the bidder as prin- cipal and by a surety company author- ized to do business in this state, conditioned that if the principal's bid be accepted and the contract awarded to the principal, the principal, within ten (10) days after notice of award, will ex- ecute and effect a contract in accor- dance with the terms of his bid and the bid bond as required by the laws of the State of North Dakota and the regula- tions and determinations of the govern- ing body. If a successful bidder does not execute a contract within ten (10) days allowed, the bidder's bond must be for- feited to the governing body and the project awarded to the next lowest re- sponsible bidder. All bidders must be licensed for the full amount of the bid as required by Section 430705 and 43-07-12 of the North Dakota Century Code. The successful Bidder will be re- quired to furnish Contract Performance and Payment Bonds in the full amount of the contract. Contracts shall be awarded on the basis of the low bid submitted by a re- sponsible and responsive bidder for the aggregate sum of all bid items. A sin- gle contract will be awarded for the work. All bids will be contained in a sealed envelope, as above provided; plainly marked showing that such envelope contains a bid for the above project. In addition, the bidder shall place upon the exterior of such envelope the following information: 1. The work covered by the bidder 2. The name of the bidder 3. Separate envelope containing bid bond and a copy of North Dakota Con- tractor's License or certificate of re- newal. 4. Acknowledgement of the Ad- denda. No Bid will be read or considered which does not fully comply with the above provisions as to Bond and li- censes and any deficient Bid submitted will be resealed and returned to the Bid- der immediately. The work on the improvement will be substantially completed by October 3, 2014, and completed and ready for final payment on October 3, 2014. The Owner reserves the right to re- ject any and all bids, to waive any infor- mality in any bid, to hold all bids for a period not to exceed 30 days from the date of opening bids, and to accept the bid deemed most favorable to the inter- est of the Owner. Should the Contractor fail to com- plete the work within the time required herein or within such extra time as may have been granted by formal exten- sions of time approved by the Owner, there will be deducted from any amount due the Contractor the sum of $1,100.00 per day and every day that the completion of the work is delayed. The Contractor and his surety will be li- able for any excess. Such payment will be as and for liquidated damages. If special accommodations are needed, please notify the auditor so that appropriate aids can be made available. Dated this 2nd day of April, 2014. BILLINGS COUNTY, NORTH DAKOTA s/Marcia Lamb Billings County Auditor (April 10, 17 and 24) Bids SALE OF OIL & GAS LEASES The Board of University and School Lands will conduct an oil and gas lease auction on Tuesday, May 6, 2014, at 9:00 AM, CT in the House Chambers at the ND State Capitol, Bismarck, ND. For a list of tracts being offered, visit www.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 Judy at (701) 328-1920 by 4/29/14. 4/4/14 Is Lance D. Gaebe, Commissioner (April 10) Have something that may be newswor- thy that you'd like to share or submit to the Golden Valley News or the Billings County Pioneer? We won't know about it unless you tell us, and we welcome submitted news items! It's easy. Just give us a call, e-mail your item and a phone number, or mail a photo and the text that goes along with it. Golden Valley News/Billings County Pi- oneer: P.O. Box 156, Beach, ND 58621 (701) 872-3755; goldenandbillings@gmail.com