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Page 12 The Star June 7, 2021 Notice to creditors NOTICE TO CREDITORS IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF ROLETI'E COUNTY, STATE OF NORTH DAKOTA, In the Matter of the Estate of IRENE DELORME, Deceased. Probate No. 40-2021-PR—00010 NOTICE TO CREDITORS NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned has been appointed personal representative 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 publication or I'nailing of this notice or said claims will be forever barred. Claims must either be presented to Jesse B. Delorme, personal representative of the estate, at 0/0 Gibbens Law Office, PO. Box 708, Cando, ND 58324, or filed with the Court. Dated this 261h day of May, 2021. Jesse B. Delorme Personal Representative PO Box 2081 Belcourt, ND 58316 Nathan Gibbens GIBBENS LAW OFFICE PO. Box 708 Cando, ND 58324 Attorney for Estate First publication on the 31st day of May, 2021 (May 31, June 7 and 14, 2021) Rolette 00. Commission REGULAR MEETING BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS ROLETI'E COUNTY MAY 4, 2021 The board convened at 2:01 PM on May 4, 2021 with members Allen Schlenvogt, Henry LaRocque and Archie Metcalfe present. Chairman Eldon Moors pre- siding. Also present in Brian Grosinger, State's Attor- ney, and Jon Rosinski, Turtle Mountain Star. Pledge The minutes from the previous month were dis- cussed, and corrections noted. Motion by Schlenvogt, seconded by LaRocque to approve amended minutes. On roll call vote, all members voted “AYE”. Motion car- ried unanimously. Tanya Wieler, Dakota Dynamics then met with the board. Also present were Sarah Bruce, Kandance Des- jarlais, Treasurer, Nathan Gustafson, Sheriff, and Mitch Slater, Chief Deputy Sheriff. Tanya informed the board that she works with counties, and contracts with 6 coun- ties for Human Resources. Also, Tanya contracts with other counties for services such as Market study for salaries and creation of County Pay Plan using current market conditions. Proposal for services of Market Study of like counties to assess the county’s position in the job market and creation and recommended imple- mentation of County Pay plan was discussed. Tanya stated that if the board chose to proceed she would try to have the information available for the 2022 budget preparation in July. Motion by LaRocque, seconded by Metcalfe to enter into contract with Tanya Weller, for Market Study of like counties to assess the county's po- sition in the job market and creation and recommended implementation of County Pay plan. On roll call vote, all members voted "AYE". Motion carried unanimously. . Nathan Gustafson, Sheriff then updated the board on activities within his department. Discussion on bud- geted line items within the Sheriff and Jail budgets. Mo- tion by Poitra, seconded by Schlenvogt to create a line item in the Jail Budget for Overtime of Jail staff. On roll call vote, all members voted “AYE”. Motion carried unanimously. . The board then discussed committee reports for the Road Committee. Discussion on quote for cold mix and quote for purchase of 2011 Chevy Silverado 2500 Crew Cab from Munro Motor Co. Motion by Schlenvogt, sec- onded by LaROOque to approve‘purchase of 2011 Chevy Silverado Crew Cab pickup in the amount of $21,600. Discussion on purchase and other equipment needs for the road department. After further discussion, motion by Schlenvogt to rescind his motion to purchase, seconded by LaRocque. 0n roll call vote, all members voted “AYE”. Motion carried unanimously. Barb Frydenlund, Public Health Administrator ap- peared before the board at this time to provide an up- date on Public Health activities with the COVID pandemic and vaccinations, testing, remodel of new of- fice space and Mobile Unit. No action was taken by the board. The board then discussed the motion from April 27th board meeting, to reject the bids for purchase of new Motor Grader. After discussion, motion by LaRocque, seconded by Metcalfe to rescind the motion from April 27, 2021 rejecting the bids received from But« Ier Machinery and RDO Equipment for the Purchase of new Motor Grader. On roll call vote, all members voted “AYE”. Motion carried unanimously. Motion by LaRocque, seconded by Metcalfe to ac- cept bid from Butler Machinery for purchase of new Motor Grader in the amount of $346,595.96, because of better service from Butler, delay in getting machine if not approved new and impending price increase beginning in June. On roll call vote, all members voted “AYE”. Mo- tion carried unanimously. Motion by Metcalfe, seconded by Schlenvogt to ad- vertise the 2011 John Deere Motor Grader for sale. On roll call vote, all members voted “AYE”. Motion carried unanimously. Commissioner Poitra then gave a report for the Housing Authority. Discussion on the activities and an anonymous letter that had been sent to HUD and Con- gressional delegation on status of the Housing Authority. No action was taken. On motion and unanimously approved, the follow- ing reports and statement of fees were received and filed: Sheriff, $20,544.15; Recorder $2,189, Recorder Preservation Fees, $207; and Treasurer’s Total Collections, $717,190.34 and Auditor’s Total Pay- ments. $634,627.47 and the following county bills be al- lowed and ordered paid: ' CHK: NAME AMOUNT 700832 QUADIENT FINANCE $506.65 700833 NDPHIT $23,558.41 700839 ND PUBLIC EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT $24,179.59 700840 COMMERCIAL CARD SOLUTIONS $8,476.27 700841 MARCO TECHNOLOGIES LLC $144.21 53154 ACCURATE CONTROLS INC $2,327.19 53155 AFLAC $1,170.14 53156 ND STATE CHAPTER OF APCO $1,530.00 53157 SARAH BRUCE $209.02 53158 BUTLER MACHINERY , COMPANY $47,372.27 53159 BUTLER MACHINERY COMPANY $684.34 53160 CENEX FLEETCARD $200.14 53161 CITY OF ROLLA $343.70 53162 CITY OF ROLLA $757.51 53163 COLE PAPERS INC $335.68 53164 DALES CASH SUPPLY $2,165.46 53165 DARWINS TOWING $250.00 53166 D AND M ELECTRIC MOTOR co $1,044.01 53167 DOUG AND MARYS JACK AND JILL $42.37 53168 GREATWEST LIFE AND ANNUITY $100.00 53169 INVENTORY TRADING 00 $980.00 53170 J AND F TOWING $550.00 53171 JOC INC $3,516.60 53172 KITTLESONS TRUCK REPAIR $2,084.00 53173 CLAY LAROCOUE ‘ $325.00 53174 LEGACY COOPERATIVE $809.11 53175 LANGUAGE LINE SERVICES $30.00 53176 TOM MCCL‘OUD $1,850.00 53177 MEDICO LIFE HEALTH INSURANCE $388.75 53176 MIDCONTINENT COMMUNICATIONS $69.78 53179 MARK MILLER $53.21 53180 MUNRO ACE HARDWARE $29.88 53181 NDACO RESOURCES GROUP $942.52 53182 NORTH DAKOTA TELEPHONE CO $262.24 53183 NORTH CENTRAL ELECTRIC COOP $142.00 53184 JAN BIRKLAND $1,660.00 53185 CHARITY DECOTEAU $1,200.00 53186 DOROTHY HENRY $1,200.00 53187 LEEVERS FOODS $125.65 53188 MICHELLE LAFLOE $93.60 53189 KELLIE SCHROEDER $164.24 53190 OFFICE DEPOT $22.49 53191 . OTTERTAIL POWER COMPANY $3,166.20 53192 OTTERTAIL POWER COMPANY $1 ,315.70 53193 PHARMCHEM INC $57.10 53194 POWERPLAN OIB $3,084.13 53195 a PRIDE DAIRY $178.68 53196 RUNNINGS $344.13 53197 SANDE ELECTRIC $2,307.36 53198 SYSCO NORTH DAKOTA $2,475.54 53199 TURTLE MTN PUBLIC $20.50 53200 TRUENORTH STEEL $39,929.52 53201 TM STAR $599.92 53202 TM COMMUNICATIONS $3,240.97 53203 UNIFORM CENTER $169.90 53204 VERIZON WIRELESS $74.89 53205 VERIZON WIRELESS $247.49 53206 WARD COUNTY $300.00 53213 ND ASSOCIATION OF COUNTIES $912.95 53221 NDSU EXTENTION PESTICIDE PROGR $115.00 ROAD DEPT APRIL PAYROLL $35,197.63 GEN, L-ENF, ETC APRIL PAYROLL $154,647.49 TOTAL $380,281.13 Motion by Schlenvogt and unanimously approved, the board then adjourned to May 18 2021 MAY 18, 2021 The board convened at 9:00 A.M., May 18, 2021 LaRocque, Poitra, Schlenvogt and Metcalfe present. Member Moors presiding. Also present were Brian Grosinger, State's Attorney, Sarah Bruce, Recorder, Robin Longie, Deputy Recorder, Melissa Anderson, Connie Lemieux, and Linda Casavant. Rolette City Mayor Blaine Scott, and Councilmem- bers Andy Gilje, Nathan Casavant, and Randy Rost ap- peared before the board with a letter requesting removal of the current Housing Authority members and appoint- ment of members to the Housing Authority from each city, with the appointees to be a City Council Member or appointee of the city council. The city council expressed concerns in regards to current lack of staff in the Office, crime rates have drastically increased in the last few months and it has been difficult to know who is a resi- dent and who is not in the Rolette units. Safety of the residents in the City of Rolette is a concern, and cities have a huge expense with streets, utilities, and policing and many calls for service in the Housing Authority units. Commissioner Poitra stated that the crime has not rose in the last 2 months, and they do have staff in the office in Rolette to respond, and issues have not been brought up to the Housing Authority Board, which should be the first route for communication. George Gottbreht, Dun- seith City Council member also requesting that the County Commission dissolve the Housing Authority and restructure the current board to have City Council rep- resentatives on the board, in response to the current sta- tus of the Housing Authority, since the city provides policing and residents are directly affected by the prop- erty conditions and tenant behavior. Merle Boucher, Connie Lemieux, also voiced con- cerns regarding the current Housing Authority Board. Henry LaRocque and Archie Metcalfe supported dis- solving the board and restnrcturing as requested. Allen Schlenvogt thought the current board has good repre- sentation from around the county. State’s Attorney Grosinger stated that the board would need cause for removing board members, or have an agreement with current board members before making changes. Craig Poitra requested that the cities should bring concerns and complaints with the Hoirsing Authority meeting, which they meet today at 4 PM, at the Housing Author- ity Office. Chairman Moors stated that they would dis- cuss again in a month to see if there has been progress. Sandy Shively and Ashley Louwe; North Central Planning Council, appeared before the board to discuss Application for removal of architectural barriers for the Rolette County Historical Society Museum grounds, which Rolette County is a sponsor for. Also present Becky and Larry Leonard. The Pro-application was .submitted last August and was scored first for funding, at $44,000 plus administrative costs funded at 100% and then a 504 Plan was submitted to the Department of Commerce. The application only included improve- ments in one building, but the entire grounds would need to be remove architectural barriers. Other improve- ments would include parking, sidewalks, ramps, doors, bathroom, etc. The Historical Society needed to provide cost estimate and letter of fund source for the additional improvements would need to be included with the appli- cation. The estimated cost now is $187,686, with CDBG funds of $44,000 and local funds of $11,000. Historical Society has requested a hardship, and NCPC has re- quested direction from the Department of Commerce and HUD on how this may impact the project. Deadline for final application and obligation is June 18th, or the project may not receive funding for this year. No action was taken. Kent Indvik and Seth Demontigny, Wold Engineer- ing met with the board at this time to discuss road sys- tem. Discussion on overlay for County Road 6, Lake Upsilon Road, and crack sealing for county roads. No action was taken. Dan Heitzman; Houston Engineering appeared be- fore the board at this time with a request for sponsor- ship of TM Public Utilities for the Membrane Treatment Expansion project with an cost of $11,592,525, with grant and local Tuttle Mountain Tribe funds. Motion by Schlenvogt, seconded by Metcalfe to approve sponsor- ship of the project with no county funding. 0n roll call vote, all members voted "AYE". Motioncam'ed unani- mously. Allen Schlenvogt was designated to be contact from County Commission regarding TM Public Utility projects. Motion by LaRocque, seconded by Metcalfe to ap- prove $1000 for NCPC Small Business Development Center. On roll call vote, all members voted "AYE". Mo- tion carried unanimously. Motion by LaRocque, seconded by Schlenvogt; to set up separate fund for American Rescue Plan federal funds. On roll call vote, all members voted “AYE”. Mo- tion carried unanimously. . Motion by LaRocque, seconded by Metcalfe to ap- prove local perrnit for Turtle Mountain Wildlife Club and Dale Martha Hawk Museum. On roll call vote, all members voted "AYE”. Motion carried unanimously. Gerry Krech and Steve McAtee, Lake Upsilon Recreation District appeared before the board to discuss road repairs for Lake Upsilon Road. The board dis- cussed repairs needed on the Lake road and how to pro ceed on repairs and funding for the repairs. Gerry informed the board that the District did not feel respon- sible for a financial contribution because it is a county road, and they have committed to move forward with a sewer improvement project fOr the Recreation district, which is using all of their available funding. Also dis- cussed was load limits, speed, traffic, etc. on the road. The board will work on a plan for the repairs. . Eldon Moors and Henry LaRocque then gave up; dates on the Road Committee. Tarring is about done, and have started some graveling. Discussion on Lake Shutte Road improvements on the west 1/16 mile. Mo- tion by LaRocque, seconded by Metcalfe to site prep the w 1/16 mile to prepare for blacktop, contingent on Turtle Mountain tribe approval of paving the area. On roll call vote, all members voted “AYE”. Motion carried unani- mously. Also discussed was landowners disturbing the county road right of way. Commissioner LaRocque will discuss further with State’s Attorney. Motion by Schlenvogt, seconded by Metcalfe to ap- prove application from Lance and Donna Jay to rezone E 209’ of Parcel A of SW1/4SE1/4, Section 2, Township 163-71 from Ag to Residential for residential structure, Upon recommendation of the Planning Commission. On roll call vote, all members voted “AYE”. Motion carried unanimously. Schlenvogt and unanimously approved, the board . adjourned until June 1, 2021. Eldon R. Moors, Sr. Chairman, Board of County Commissioners Rolette County, North Dakota ATI'EST Valerie McCloud Rolette County Auditor (June 7, 2021) Request for bids ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS Project: lntemational Peace Gardens — Campus Upgrades Bid Pack #2 Vitko Conservatory Expansion 10939 US-281 Dunseith, ND , Bid Date, Time, Location: Tuesday, June 29, 2021 2:00 PM CDT (Public Opening) Construction Engineers A‘I‘I'N: Lance Monson 200 North 69th Street, Grand Forks, ND 58203 The International Peace Gardens is seeking bids for Bid Pack #2 of the Vitko ConseNatory expansion as part of the larger Campus Upgrades project: Bid Pack #2 includes demolition, structural, mechanical, electri- cal, greenhouse, exterior cladding, concrete, building fin- ishes, landscaping, and other building upgrades. Bockstael Construction Limited of Winnipeg, Mani- toba has partnered with Construction Engineers of Grand Forks, North Dakota and will each be accepting bids from both Canada and the United States respec- tively for all trades. The Peace Garden sits on the border of Canada and the United States and you will enter through your- respective port of entry. Because you will depart through customs you will need a Passport Or government-issued |D.with copy of birth certificate. More information can be found at. https:llpeacegarden.com/discover#preparevisit Construction Engineers is soliciting competitive “Lump Sum Bids” for All Contract Categories. A Pre-bid Meeting will take place June 15, 2021 at 10:30 AM. Attendees will meet in the main atrium of the Conservatory and Interpretive Center located at 10939 US-281, Dunseith, ND 58329. It is non-mandatory and optional for all bidders. Bidding Documents Digital project bidding documents will be available for download on Monday April 26th, 2021. Email TlnaH@ConstructionEngineers.com for instructions on how to download a set of bid documents (include the project name in the subject line). You must provide a monitored email address upon request for bid docu- ments. An optional paper set of project documents is also available for a nonrefundable price of $200 per set. Please make your check payable to Construction Engi- neers Inc. and send it to Construction Engineers, PO Box 13378, Grand Forks, ND 58208-3378. Contact Con- struction Engineers at 701-792-3200 if you have any questions. (June 7, 14 and 21) St. John School Board ST. JOHN SCHOOL BOARD ' REGULAR SESSION APRIL 21, 2021 . The St. John Board of Education met in regular ses- sion Wednesday, April 21, 2021 at 7:00pm in the Library. Members present: Bernie Belgarde, Russell Cain, Amy Gourneau, Alan Berginski, and Monti LaValIie. Administrative staff present were Superintendent, Paul Frydenlund; Principal, Charles Anderson; and Busi- ness Manager, Mary Vandal. Also attending were Can- . dace Red Elk and Stephanie Anderson. President Bernie Belgarde called the meeting to order at 7:05pm. Monti LaValIie moved to approve the minutes of the March 17, 2021 regular board meeting, as presented. Second by Amy Gourneau. On roll call vote all were . in favor. Motion carried. Alan Berginski moved to approve the minutes of the April 9,2021 special board meeting, as presented. Second by Russell Cain. 0n roll call vote all were in favor. Motion carried. Russell Cain moved to approve the financial reports for March 2021 and to pay all claims for April, 2021: GENERAL FUND: Claims $312,613.10, PAYROLL $544,428.56, WITH HOLDINGS $98,821.22; FOOD SERVICES: $25,958.91 ; ACTIVITY FUND: $15,411.33. Checking 1 Fund: 01 GENERAL FUND Name ‘ . Amount ADMIN PARTNERS LLC 375.00 ANNIE DEMERS 146.90 APPTEGY INC 12,050.00 ATLAS BUILDING MAINTENANCE INC. 3,410.91 BSN SPORTS INC. 8,136.60 CENTER COAL COMPANY 859.07 CITY'OF ST. JOHN 1,303.00 CLUTE OFFICE EQUIPMENT 963.81 CNH CAPITAL AMERICA LLC 483.14 COLE PAPERS, INC. 3,983.38 COMPUTER STORE, THE 1,719.49 D & B PIZZA 1,322.75 DACOTAH BANK . 3,386.06 DAKOTA COLLEGE @ BOTTINEAU 60.00 DOUG AND MARY’S JACK AND JILL 4 151.50 ECKROTH MUSIC 228.46 FURNITURE CONNECTION 2,808.00 GERRELLS SPORTS CENTER, INC. 42.00 GUSTAFSON OIL AND PROPANE CO. 8,963.72 HARLOW'S BUS SALES 1,602.98 ICARE ELECTRONIC REPAIR 300.00 INNOVA INTEGRATED SOLUTIONS, INC. 18,989.48 J 81 M SERVICE 132.23 JACKSON RECOGNITION 327.00 JANELLE WIEDRICH 109.62 JAYMAR BUSINESS FORMS 153.95 JOB SERVICE NORTH DAKOTA 2,108.81 JORDAN MEYERS 70.45 JS WHOLESALE AND VENDING 1,297.74 LEEVERS FOODS 260.35 MARY VANDAL 345 MCGRAW- HILL SCHOOL ECDUCATION LLC 1,184.67 MEARS AUTO’ 27.90 MEARS IMPLEMENT 60.40 MUNRO’S ACE HARDWARE 19.98 NDCEL 550.00 NORTHLAND COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER 89.00 OTTERTAIL POWER COMPANY 6,708.52 PAUL FRYDENLUND 141.77 PRAXAIR DISTRIBUTION iNC 604.73 PRIDE DAIRY 125.50 OUILL CORPORATION 599.33 R&D HENDRICKSON TRUCKING 5,869.90 RANKOTA HOTEL 81 CONFERENCE CENTER 8640 RILEY THIBERT 42.90 ROLETI'E COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH DISTRICT 5,000.00 ROLETTE COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE 2,000.00 ROLLA IMPLEMENT V 533.95 SQUARE DEAL GROCERY 92.78 STEIN’S INC. 15.54 SUCCESS FOR ALL FOUNDATION 872.30 TED HANSEN 100.00 TUONALA PLUMBING 233.78 TURTLE MT. COMMUNICATIONS 1,189.64 TURTLE MT. STAR 309.31 UNITED LABORATORIES INC 1,081.82 VALUATIONS NORTHWEST INC. 125.00 VlSA-CARDMEMBER SERVICE 7,235.16 WELLS FARGO VENDOR FIN SERV 656.87 Fund Total: 111,312.00 Checkan 1 Fund: . 03 BUILDING FUND : Name Amount; ED HAAS .. 2,580.00 GRONDAHL RECREATION INC 78,111.00‘ LUNSETH PLUMBING AND HEATING COMPANY 75,060.00 1 1,150.00 SATELLITE SHELTERS INC Fund Total: 156,901.00 Checking 1 Fund: 04 DEBT SERVICE . Name Amount ARNTSON STEWART WEGNER PC ATTORNEYS AT LAW ‘ 10,150.10 MOODY'S INVESTORS SERVICE, INC. 9,500.00’ PFM FINANCIAL ADVISORS LLC 24,750.00 Fund Total: 44,400.10 Fund Total: 312,613.10 Checking 5 Fund: 05 F000 SERVICES Name Amount 1 STOP MARKET 295.20 ATLAS BUILDING MAINTENANCE INC, 1,735.90: CASH-WA DISTRIBUTING CO OF FARGO 8,320.24, JS WHOLESALE AND VENDING 3,631.71 ‘ ND DEPT. OF PUBLIC INSTRUCTION 1,641 .11- SQUARE DEAL GROCERY 47.40 SUNRISE DELIVERY, INC. 1,918.59 US FOODS 8,368.76 Fund Total: 25,958.91 Checking Account Total:25,958.91Second by Amy Gourneau. On roll call vote all were in favor. Motion car- ried. Superintendent, Paul Frydenlund gave the elemen- tary and middle school principals' reports. High School Principal, Charles Anderson gave his report. Administration desires a more equitable arrange— ment be made regarding current assistant business manager duties and pay. Instead of a flat rate for the per, formance of these duties an hourly rate was proposed. Conversation was held. A determination of the hourly rate 'will be addressed between administration and the assistant business manager at a future date. Russell Cain motioned for the following: to approve set vacation hours for ancillary staff based on years of service and to approve the ancillary staff salary increase for school year 2022 as recommended by Superintend- ent, Frydenlund; Second by Amy Gourneau. On roll call vote Bernie Belgarde, Russell Cain, Amy Gourneau, and Alan'Berginski voted in favor. Monti LaValIie voted not in favor. Motion carried four to one. ' Amy Gourneau moved to approve a two-year con- tract for the three Principals, Charles Anderson, Cather~ ine Anderson, and Dr. Sherry Manning and including Reading Coordinator, Jessie Neameyer with a salary in,- crease as recommended by Superintendent, Fryden- lund. Second by Russell Cain. On roll call vote Bernie Belgarde, Russell Cain, Amy Gourneau, and Alan Ber- ginski voted in favor. Monti LaValIie voted not in favor. Motion carried foUr tO one. Amy Gourneau moved to approve a two-year con- tract for Business Manager, Mary Vandal with a salary increase as recommended by Superintendent Fryden- lund. Second by Russell Cain. 0n roll call vote Bernie ABBREVIATED NOTICE “7 OF PROPOSED RULES I Relating to the Ethics Commission Rules North Dakota Ethics Commission will hold a public hearing to address proposed changes to Commission gift and complaint rules. ND Ethics Commission I 101 Slate Dr. Suite #4 Bismarck, ND Tues, June 29,2021 9:00 am. ' A copy of the proposed rules may be found at https://Www.ethicscommis— sion.nd.gov/or obtained by calling (701) 328-5352. Written comments may be submitted to the above address until July 9, 2021, If you plan to attend the public hearing and will need special facilities or as— sistance relating to a disability, please contact the Ethics Commission at the above address at least 14 days prior to the public hearing. Dated this 26th day of May, 2021. Dave Thiele Executive Director Belgarde, Russell Cain, and Amy Gourneau voted in favor. Monti LaValIie and Alan Berginski voted not in favor. Motion carried three to two. Monti LaValIie motioned to approve the resignation of two extra-curricular coaches; Assistant Football Coach, Brad Fitzgerald and Head Volleyball Coach, Nic- hole Pearson. Second by Alan Berginski. On roll call vote, all were in favor. Motion carried. A motion was made by Monti LaValIie to advertise for a business education teacher for school year 2022. Second by Amy Gourneau. 0n roll call vote all were in favor. Motion carried. A motion was made by Alan Berginski to advertise for a para professional for school year 2022. Second by Monti LaValIie. On roll call vote all were in favor. Motion carried. A motion was made by Monti LaValIie to switch Jane Sivertson from Literacy Coach to Math Coach starting in school year 2022 and ending in school year 2025. Second by Russell Cain. On roll call vote all were in favor. Motion carried. Alan Berginski motioned to hire. Literacy Coach, Chantel Luna for school year 2022 ending school year 2025. Second by Monti LaValIie. On roll call vote, all were in favor. Motion carried. Monti LaValIie motioned to approve the St. John School Library as the official polling/precinct location; and Annie DeMers, Avis Garrison, Peggy Charbonneau, and Jaoie Cahill to serve as election officials for the June 8, 2021 School Board Election. Second by Amy Gourneau. On roll call vote all were in favor. Motion car- ried. ‘ Bids were requested for the purchase and trade~in ‘01 a 66th bus from Hartley’s School Buses and Har- low‘s Bus Sales. Harlow's offered a better trade-in value. Amy Gourneau moved to accept the bid proposed by Harlow‘s Bus Sales at $85,000.00. Second by Monti LaValIie. On roll call vote all were in favor. Motion car- ried. Superintendent, Frydenlund reported on the follow- ing items. The application to NDDPI for the school con- struction project is being submitted. Concrete work outside the Pre-K room will be completed in the next week or two. The elementary parking lot project is in process with expanded lighting. The school board would like to thank the Turtle Mountain Tribe for COVID sup- plies donated. A congratulations is given to five St. John high school students for Completion of an emergency re- sponse class. Business Manager, Mary Vandal has com- pleted the NDSBA BLIsiness Manager Certification Program with a graduation ceremony in June. There will be a staff supper at the Rolla Country Club May 7th. A legislative update was given. Spring sports were dis- cussed. The school reached an agreement with Gustafson Oil for the purchase of propane. High School graduation is Sunday, May 23rd- There will be thirty graduating students; each are able to invite eight guests with two guests seated on the gym floor with the remaining in the bleachers. There will also be a Pre-K graduation ceremony. The Junior/Senior Banquet went well. The Annual Reading Fair is scheduled for Tuesday, May 18th 1 A vaping detection system has been installed in the school restrooms and locker rooms. The next meeting date is scheduled for Monday, May 24, 2021 at 7:00pm. There being no further busi- ness, President Belgarde declared the meeting ad- journed at 9:07pm. APPROVED: Bernie Belgarde, President ATI'EST: Mary Vandal, Business Manager ST. JOHN SCHOOL BOARD SPECIAL SESSION MAY 14, 2021 V The St. John Board of Education held a special board meeting on Friday, May 14,2021 at 8:00am in the school library. Members present: Bernie Belgarde, Rus- sell Cain, Amy Gourneau, and Alan Berginski. Members absent: Monti LaValIie. Administrative staff present were High School Principal, Charles Anderson, and Business Manager, Mary Vandal. President, Bernie Belgarde called the meeting to order at 8:00 am. The purpose Of the Special Board Meeting is to ap- prove employment resignations and hires. Russell Cain motioned to approve the reSignation of Counselor, Stephanie Anderson. Second by Amy Gourneau. On roll call vote, all were in favor. Motion car- ried. At 8:023m board member, Monti LaValIie joined the meeting. A motion was made by Amy Gourneau to approve the resignation of Basketball Head Coach, Charles An- derson. Second by Russell Cain. On roll call vote all were in favor. Motion carried. Alan Berginski motioned to approve the hire of Mid- dle School Reading Teacher, Samantha Gustafson for school year 2022. Second by Amy Gourneau. On roll Call vote, all were in favor. Motion carried. Russell Cain motioned to‘approve the hire of K-5 Music 5th Grade Teacher, Eli Luna for school year 2022. He will instnrct K-5 Music for school year 2022 and then switch tO a 5th Grade Teacher for the following yeah Second by Amy Gourneau. On roll call vote, all were in favor. Motion canted. A motion was made by Alan Berginski to hire three Para Professionals for school year 2022 as follows: Jacob Jeannette, Christopher Thomas, and Christina Belgarde. Second by Amy Gourneau. On roll call vote, all were in favor. Motion carried. There being no further bUSiness, President Bel- garde declared the meeting adjourned at 8:07am. APPROVED: Bernie Belgarde, President A'I'I'EST: Mary Vandal, Business Manager (June 7, 2021) ADVERTISE... TUSTE- WANTED: Looking for Valmar or Gandy‘ seeders to buy, most models. Call Paul 763-286-2037 BUILDING AVAILABLE TO HIGHEST BIDDER VFW Hall on main street in Rocklake is up for bid to the highest bidder. A nice building for a business. The bids will close on June 24th. The Quonset part of the building is 80'X40'. It has a tiled concrete floor, paneled walls, 2 bathrooms, a hanging ceiling and a propane hanging fur- nace. The front wood part of the building is 40'X34'. Complete kitchen facil- ities are available. There are cupboards, 2 stoves, fridge, double sink and a small water heater. This part has a new HE propane furnace. There is a 500 gal propane tank included with the building. The building is sitting on 2 lots. The VFW Post members reserve the right to accept or reject all bids that are submitted. ‘ For information or to send your written bid please contact: Gary Martin, Commander PO Box 151 Bisbee, ND 58317 701-656-3541 To view building, please contact David Hoerer at 701-266-5406 and leave a message. VFW members would appreciate 1 month after the Closing to remove any remaining items owned by the VFW. TURTLE MOUNTAIN HOUSING AUTHORITY, T.D.H.E. A TRIBAILY DESIGNATED HOUSING ENTITY , . v.0. BOX 520 - 9318 out no 7 -surrs 7 ' BELCOURT. NORTH DAKOTA 5931641520 , if TELEPHONE: 701-417-5673 ADMINIsrnATIon OFFICE FAX: 701-477-0193 I BID ADVERTISEMENT V Unit Rehab.VU 2021 8 Groups of 2 Units End: The Turtle Mountain Housing Authority is seeking qualified individuals/contractors to conduct construction rehabilitation work. :1 I» . Unit RehabNU-ZIIZI willconsistrof 16 unis requiring various stages of rehab. This-scope tofwcrk will. outline typical items to be repaired'or replaced in order to bring the nnion'to standard living condition. In order to bid the project, a representative of the prospective bidder must be availablfi'dr a project walkthrougli on June 3", 2021. A sequence of contract wallcthrough will be provided to contractors requesting bid packets. Bids will consist of 2 units each; with eight (8) groups of two (2) units bid under this solicitation In contractor bids more than one group, contractor is required to provide proof of capacity to complete workwithin TMHA’s designated time frame for a potential contact. Bid Closing date is NO LATER THAN 1:00 pm. on JUNE 10"", 2021. For more information, or to request a bid package, please contact: Alex JR. Davis 310-01) 27 82185; or email: adavis@tmhgusing.net 01‘ .10ch6 Keplin 31001) 953-8150; or email: jmkeplin@tmhgusing,ne§ YOUR LOCAL NEWSPA Call The Star today "for more details! 101-471-6495 I