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6 Golden Valley News & Billings County Pioneer Thursday, July 20, 2006 STATE OF NORTH DAKOTA ) )SS COUNTY OF GOLDEN VALLEY) BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS MINUTES OF PROCEEDINGS JUNE 6, 2006 9:00 A.M. Chairman Dave Quale called the meeting to order. Commissioners Irvin Bares and Gary L. Ross were present along with State's Attorney Charles J. Peterson. Commissioner Ross made a motion to approve the May minutes and Commissioner Bares seconded the motion. Motion carried unanimously. State's Attorney Peterson gave the Board and update on various County issues that have involved his office. Commissioner Bares made a motion to appoint Stacey Heckaman to the County Canvass Board, to take the place of County Recorder/Clerk of Court Susan Davidson and her deputy Patty Thompson, since they are both ineligible to serve on this board and Commissioner Ross seconded the motion. Motion carried unanimously. Commissioner Bares made a motion to appoint Ken Stedman to the GV County Water Management Board, to replace Keith Farstveet who resigned last month, and Commissioner Ross seconded the motion. Motion carded unanimously. Commissioner Bares made a motion to amend the Capital Outlay Reserve Budget by $2000.00, for addi- tional expenses for the GV/BIIlings County garage, and Commissioner Ross seconded the motion. Motion carried unanimously. Ashley Krause, Golden Valley County's new County Agent met with the Board to introduce herself to the Board and discuss various issues con: cerning her office. CommissiOner Bares made a motion to approve of Golden Valley County participating in the Multi-Jurisdictional Agreement for low income pipeline hookups for the SW water pipeline and Commissioner Ross seconded the motion. Motion carried unani- mously. Mark Feland, Sales Representative for RDO Equipment Company met with the Board to discuss county equipment needs. Commissioner Ross made a motion to adopt Resolution 2006-13 and Commissioner Bares seconded the motion. Motion carried unanimously. RESOLUTION 2006-13 WHEREAS, the bid in the amount of $624,418.92 from Edward H. Schwartz 'Construction received in the bid opening of May 19, 2006 for Project SC-FHC-02-01(006) was the low bid received. WHEREAS, this bid is'considered reasonable. NOW THEREFORE, be it resolved Commissioner Bares made a. motion that the overall assessment roll for the unorganized townships for 2006 were reviewed and found properly assessed and Commissioner Ross seconded the motion. Motion car- ded unanimously. Commissioner Ross made a motion that based on the pro- ceeding motions, the Board declared the assessment roll for 2006 for the Unorganized Townships equalized and Commissioner Bares seconded the motion. Motion carded unani- mously. Commissioner Bares made a motion to adjourn as the Lqnorganized Township Board at 1:40 P.M. and Commissioner Ross seconded the motion. Motion carried unanimously. The Board then met as the County Equalization Board. Stacey reviewed the additions, deletions and cl ang- es in classifications she has made county wide On the 2006 valuations. Commissioner Bares made a motion that the commercial and agricultural property assessment in the County and within the city limits of Beach, Golva and Sentinel Butte, as equalized by the local Boards of Equalizations, met the ND Statues Guideline of the State Board of Equalization as shown by the Commercial and Residential Ration Study and Adjustment Worksheet and Commissioner Ross seconded the motion. Motion carded unani- mously. Commissioner Ross made a motion that the residential property in the County and within the city lim- its of Beach, Golva & Sentinel Butte was reviewed and ProPerly assessed and Commissioner Bares seconded the motion. Motion carried unani- mously. Commissioner Bares made a motion stating that the Assessment Rolls, Statistical Data, Exemptions, Homestead Credit Applications, Spot Inspections, Supplementary Abstract, Fish & Game Abstract, Mobile Home Ratio Study, Local Board of Equalization Minutes, Farm Residence Exemptions and the valuation of prop- erties owned by employees of the. County Tax Equalization office have been reviewed by the County Board of Equalization and found proper as presented and Commissioner Ross seconded the motion. Motion carried unanimously. Commissioner Ross made a motion that the overall assess- ment roll for 2006 .for the Organized and Unorganized Townships and the Cities have been reviewed and found properly assessed by the County Board of Equalization and Commissioner Bares seconded the motion. MotiOn carded unanimously. Commissioner Bares made a motion to declare the Assessment Roll and Statistical Reports for Golden Valley County for 2006 equalized as assessed and Commissioner Ross seconded the motion. Motion carried unanimously. Commissioner Ross made a motion toadjoum as the County Equalization Board at 2:00 P.M. and Commissioner by the Board of CountyCom, missi,c~ge,[s Bares seconded the motion. Motion o[ GQLDEJ~V~L LE.Y, Cou i~~" d . .~l~d~d 'U n an ill~,ousl~ ~ tB Edward'3-~"S(:~i~rtz C0fi'iE~iOh ~TS:e Boai'~ #dO;51~ted a -"'~e the contract tor Project SC-FHC-02- Board of CountyCommissioners. 01(0006) and hereby authorizes the Zoning Director Stacey Heckaman Chairman of the Board to sign said contract. It is further understood that the County shall reimburse the North Dakota Department of Transportation for any payments made under this contract, which are not collectible from the Federal Highway Administration. ATTEST: County Auditor Chairman, Board of County Commissioners GOLDEN VALLEY COUNTY This is to certify that the above resolution was adopted and passed at a meeting of the Board of County Commissioners at Golden Valley ,County on June 6, 2006. County Auditor Commissioner Ross made a motion to appoint Paul Schmitz to the Golden presented a pipeline permit to the Board from Bear Paw Energy. Commissioner Ross made a motion to approve this permit for Bear Paw Energy to cross Sections 22, 23 & 24-142-103, as long as they follow the County's application guidelines for pipeline permits, and Commissioner Bares seconded the motion. Motion carded unanimously. Ronald Jablonski Jr l'ina Thornton, Curt Glasoe'& KC HomiSton from the US Forest Service along with Road Foreman Pete Wirtzfeld, Jeremy Wood from Kadrmas, Lee & Jackson, Inc. and Steve Dorval from Interstate Engineering met with the Board for their annual meeting. Items discussed were the Schedule A,B & C Road Maintenance Agreements, scoria & gravel permits, road easements and future road projects. Road Foreman Pete Wirtzfeld, Jeremy Wood from Kadrmas, Lee & Valley CountyZoning Board, to replace Jackson, Inc. and Steve Dorval from Keith Farstveet, and Commissioner Interstate Engineering met with the Bares seconded the motion. Motion Board to discuss recent and future carried unanimously, road projects. Commissioner Bares 1:00 P.M. was the advertised time " mqde a motion to have KLJ look into for the annual County Equalization putting Old' Highway 10, from the Meeting. Tax Director Stacey Billings County line to Beach, onthe Heckaman and Joann & Bill Lowman were present for this meeting. Stacey stated that overall, ag land values will remain the same for the 2006 values. Lowman's questioned the value set on their hunting lodge and Stacey worked through some changes on the lodge value that were accept- able to all. After reviewing changes made in the unorganized townships, Commissioner Bares made a motion that all classifications of property were reviewed and found properly assessed and Commissioner Ross seconded the motion. Motion carried unani- mously. There were no tax exempt or Homestead Credit Applications pre- sented for the unorganized townships. Forest Highway Designation System and Commissioner Ross seconded the motion. Motion carded unani- mously. Chairman Quale declared the meet- ing adjourned at 4:30 P.M. www.t0urnd.c0m SEE DAKOTA; ATTEST: Cecilia Stedrnan, Auditor David Quale, Chairman, Co. Commissioners STATE OF NORTH DAKOTA ) )SS COUNTY OF GOLDEN VALLEY) BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS MINUTES OF PROCEEDINGS JUNE 12, 2006 7:00 RM. Chairman Dave Quale called the meeting to order. Commissioners Irvin Bares and Gary L. Ross were present. The purpose of this special meet- ing was to meet with Sheriff DaLayne Stedman regarding his working for a trucking company out of Baker, MT. Sharon Dietz from the Golden Valley News Office was also present for this meeting. Stedman stated that he is working 5 days a week in Baker but can be back in Beach within 45 minutes if an emergency occurs. The Board is concerned about the County being covered when he is out of the County. Commissioner Bares made a motion to give the employees the 3rd of July off as a holiday, for a longer 4th of July weekend, and Commissioner Ross seconded the motion. Motion carried unanimously. Chairman Quale declared the meet- ing adjoumed at 7:50 P.M. The following vouchers were audit- ed and approved for the month of June: Blue Cross Blue Shield6556.44 Social Service disb. 6743.96 Cafeteria, Plan 237.29 Billings Co. Auditor 678.82 Bank Of the West 6285.86 Boss 345.02 Cenex Fleetcard . 1445.18 Comfort Inn 192.00 Comfort Inn 100.00 Susan Davidson 45.00 Elections Systems & Software 84.52 GV States Atty. 1562.50 ' Glendive Greenhouse 98.00 Stacey Het:kaman 296.63 Hewlett Packard 13.33 'Kitty Knapkewicz 112.50 McHenry Co. Sheriff 61.00 Alan Miller 70.06 MAS Modern Marketing 550.88 Mid-American Research 99.09 Matthew Bender & Co. 216.50 Midstate Comm. 24.00 ND Newspaper Assn. 64.68 Harvey Petersen 82.50 Pitney Bowes 306.00 SW Bus. Machines 17.67 SW Multi-Co. Corr. Center 55.00 Steve's Service 187.15 Safeguard Bus. Systems 135.04 Ceil Stedman 45.00 Zee Medical Service 75.15. Beach Coop Grain 355.18 CE Brooks & Assoc. 199.96 Colonial Research 253.92 Farmers Union Oil 30.00 Fisher Sand & Gravel 141.52 Farm Plan 68.19 Golden Valley News 153.86 Kadrmas, Lee & Jackson 1741.47 S0uthside Welding 441.68 Wallwork Trk Center 333.22 Beach Food Center 14.06 Diamond Mowers Inc. 422.82 Industrial Towel 43.79 Mon-Dak Oil 7459.70 Naps 375.49 : Dave Quale 467.20 ;' Rohan's Hardware 10.86 Basin Hydraulic Co. 174.48 Dickinson Ready Mix 1850.00 Lindbo Welding Sales 1000.00 Northern Improvement 333.70 Texas Refinery Corp. 390.35 Tractor & Equipment 37.7.53 Weed Board disb. 12922.63 Collections submitted 139,237.64 NDCo 570.74 ND State Treasurer 1694.39 Conseco Insurance Co. 33.96 Reservation Tele. 40.00 MDU 1149.49 City of Beach 316.00 Midstate Comm. 963.34 BLM Mineral disb. 106,742.65 Document Preservation disb. 412.50 B's Catering Dairy Queen Election Board Library Board disb. Canvass Board Golden Valley County Golden Valley County Golden Valley County GV County Treasurer GV County Treasurer Employee Retirement dep. Salary Deduction disb. Cafeteria Plan disb. Weed Board disb. NDSU Ext. disb. AIItel ND Tax Commissioner County Recorder disb. GV County Employees Cecilia Stedman, Auditor David Quale, Chairman, Co. Commissioners 32.50 30.94 733.63 472.35 16.00 4917.90 4917.90 4061.52 677.00 3132.51 3980.74 444.64 2608.28 7054.00 560.00 279.51 1748.00 5825.04 51,810.12 July 20, 2006 I would to thank the citizens of Belfieldfor voting me in as mayor! Leo Schneider ,yeJ 1. Bladeless Epilasik*Extra Precise Keratome makes I New, 2. xP* Keratome thin comeas to have LASIK thinner flaps enabling patients with I Dr. D.R. Kadambi, your surgeon, is a Board Certified Ophthalmologist who has performed over 23,000 procedures. He uses Zeiss Me180 Laser (Not yet available in USA). Call Us Today 1-866-808-3937 I IilF Visit us on the web: www.eyetechlasik.c0m clinic, winnipeg. 250 PortagecanadaAVeR3C Winnipeg,0B1 MB ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS . All bidders must be licensed for CP-04(06)02 BILLINGS COUNTY, the highest amount of their bids, as NORTH DAKOTA provided by Section 43 07 05 of the North Dakota Century Code. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that Contracts shall be awarded on the Ihe County Commission of the County basis of the low bid submitted by a ~f Billings, North Dakota, will meet responsible and responsive bidder for at the County Courthouse in said the aggregate sum of all bid items. ;ounty on the 28th day of July 2006 A single contract will be awarded ~for at the hour of 11:00 AM (MT) for the the work. ourpose of opening and considering All bids will be contained in a sealed 3ids for the furnishing of materials, labor, equipment and skill required for Ihe purpose of construction of grading and incidentals and incidental items n and for said county, as is more fully :lescribed and set forth in the plans and specifications therefore, which are now on file in the office of the 3ounty Auditor. Bids will be received on .the follow- envelope, as above provided; plainly marked showing that such enve-lope contains a bid for the above project. In addition, the bidder shall place upon the exterior of such envelope the fol- lowing information: 1 .The work covered by the bidder 2.The name of the bidder 3.Separate envelope containincj bid bond and a copy of Contractor's ng approximate quantities and ~pes License or Renewal Cer-tificate. ~f wo~'k: 4.Acknowledgement of the Contract Bond, 1 LS; Clearing Addenda. and Grubbing, 1 LS; Unclassified Excavation, 50 CY; Com-mon Excavation - Type C; 37,332 CY; ]-opsoil, 9,543 CY; Rock Excavation, 500 CY; Foun-datlon Fill, 72 CY; Nater, 373 M Gal Mobilization, 1 S; Traffic Control Signs, 602 Unit; I-ype III Barricade, 6 EA; Silt Fence Supported, 1,750 LF; Pipe, Corr. Steel .064 In 18 In; 140 LF; Pipe, 3orr. Steel .079 In 24 In; 480 LF; ~ipe, Corr. Steel .109 In 42 In; 240 F; End Sect. Corr. Steel .064 In 18 n; 4 EA; End Sect. Corr. Steel .064 ~n 24 In; 16 EA; End Sect. Corr. Steel 109 In 42 In; 4 EA. Copies of the plans and specifi- ~ati0ns and other bidding and con- :ract documents may be obtained tom Kadrmas, Lee & Jackson, Inc 3onsulting Engineers; PO Box 290; ~77 27th Avenue East, Dickinson, ND 58601, upon deposit of $65 for each set of documents so obtained, which Jeposit will not be refunded~ All bids are to be submitted on the )asis of cash payment for the work ~nd materials, and each bid shall be accompanied by a separate envelope containing a bidder's bond in a sum equal to five per cent (5%) of the full amount of the bid, executed by the bidder as principal and by a surety company authorized to do business in this state, conditioned that if the prin- cipars bid be accepted and the con- tract awarded to him, he, within ten (10) days after notice of award, will execute and effect a contract in accor, dance with the terms of his bid and a contractor's bond as required by the taws of the State of North Dakota and the regulations and determina-tions of the County Commission of the County. of Billings, North Dakota. The work on the improvements will be completed in 25 working days. Working days will be counted from September 25th, 2006, or from the actual date on which on-site work is started, whichever is earlier. The County of Billings reserves the right to reject any and all bids to waive any informality 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 county. Should the Contractor fail to com- plete the work within the time required as set forth in the Advertisement of Bids or, within such extra time as may have been granted by formal exten- sions of time approved by the Engi- 'neer, there shall be deducted from any ar'nount due him the sum as set forth in the Schedule of liquidated damages contained in Section 108 of the North Dakota Department of Transportation Standard Specifications for each and every day that the work is delayed and the Contractor and his surety shall be liable for any ex-cess. Such payment will be as and for liquidate damages and not as a penalty. All bidders are invited to be pres. ent at the public opening of the bids. Dated this 29th day of June, 2006. COUNTY OF BILLINGS, NORTI- .DAKOTA s/Joan Jurgens County Auditor July 6, 13, 20, 2006 PUBLIC NOTICE 1pETITION FOR ANNEXATION The Petitioners, comprising all of the owners of the following describe ~roperty: A tract of land lying in the Nl/2 SWl/4 of Section 24 in Township 140 North, qange 106 West of the Fifth Principal Meridian in Golden Valley County, North 9akota (15.38 acres legal description available at City Hall) hereby petition :he City Council of the City of Beach, North Dakota to annex said property into :he corporate limits of the City of Beach. This petition is made pursuant to the )rovisions of Chapter 40-51.2 NDCC. The Petitioners, certify they are the only esidents of the property to be annexed and that they own all of the property "equested to be annexed. Attached hereto is a true and accurate plat showing the property proposed :o be annexed. WHEREFORE, the petitionersrespectfully request the City Council anne~ :he above referenced property to the City of Beach. Dated this 6th day of July, 2006 Beach School District's Board of Trustee The City Council will consider the said petition at the regular City Council neeting on August 7, 2006. I (July 20, 2006) RESOLUTION 2006-15 WHEREAS, the Golden Valley County Board of CountyCommissioners recognized that current conditions have created an extreme risk to the citizens and property within Golde~ Valley County, ND, of unnecessary loss by fire; and WHEREAS, the "Board wishes tc regulate activities within the Count~ which pose a potential hazard for sucl~ loss, should the present weather con- ditions continue. NOW, THEREFORE, BE I1" RESOLVED: 1. No travel is to be allowed off ol ~=stablished roadways normally used Ior vehicular traffic, excluding normal agricultural activities. 2: Smoking is restricted to inside ol vehicles and buildings. 3, No open burning isto be allowed, including campfires, garbage or pil ~uming, brush, field or ditch burning. 4. These regulations shall remain n effect until further resolution of this Board. 5. These regulations shall be enforceable by law enforcement per- ~onnel. A fine of up.to five hundred dollars ($500.00) can be imposed fo~ violating fire restrictions. Dated at Beach, ND, this 11th da~ 9f July, 2006. GOLDEN VALLEY COUNTY David L. Quale, Chairman July 20, 2006 BILLINGS COUNTY NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING SOUTHWESTERN DISTRICT HEALTH UNIT BUDGET A hearing to obtain public commenb input for the Southwestern DiStrict Health Unit budget for the year 2006 will be held August 1, 2006 at 1:3C P.M. MDT in the Commissioners room in the Courthouse in Medora. Dated at Medora, ND this 13th day of July, 2006 by Order of the Billings County Commissioners. Joan Jurgens Billings County Auditor/Treasurer (July 20, 27, 2006) voters ay0r. 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