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November 21,2011 The Star Page 17 Special election notice CITY OF ROLLA NOTICE OF SPECIAL ELECTION NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on Tuesday, the 29th day of November 2011, at the polling place at the Rolla City Hall in the City of Rolta, Role[to County, North Dakota, a special election will be conducted from 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. of that day for the purpose of submit- ting to the qualified electors of the City of Rolla a ques- tion regarding the City Wide Improvement Project pursuant to the Article Ill.2 Amendment of the Home Rule Charter of the City of Rolla, The form of ballot presenting the question to be voted upon at said special election will be as follows: OFFICIAL BALLOT CITY OF ROLLA SPECIAL ELECTION TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 29, 2011 instruction to Voter: Are you in favor of the City of Rolla spending be- tween $2,000,000 and $10,500,000 for a city wide im- provement project including street paving, storm sewer replacement and water line replacement? TO vote, mark an () in the square to the right of the "Yes" if you agree with the above spending proposal Mark an (X) in the square to the right of the "No" if you do not agree with the above spending proposal. ABSENTEE BALLOTS FOR CITY RESIDENTS FOR THE CITY OF ROLLA SPECIAL ELECTION ARE AVAILABLE UNTIL NOVEMBER 28, 2011 FROM MAE MURPHY, CITY AUDITOR, CITY OF ROLLA, 14 First Street SE, PO Box 1200, Rolla ND 58367-1200. Tele- phone (701) 477-3610 ext. 10 PHYSICALLY CHALLENGED DISCLOSURE: An individual having a disability preventing access to the polling place, who does not prefer to vote absentee, Some of the cast of the St. John High School Drama Club in a scene from their play "Imperfect Proposal." John Rolette County Senior Citizens should contact Mac Murphy, City Auditor, to obtain the phone number for the inspector of the precinct to coor- dinate a designated time to receive assistance in voting at the polling place, Dated this 24th day of October, 2011. Mac Murphy, City Auditor City of Rolla, Rolette County. North Dakota (October 31, November 14 and 21) Rolette City Council ROLETTE CITY PROCEEDING REGULAR MEETING NOVEMBER 7, 2011 Alderman President Blaine Scott called the meet* ing to order on Monday, the seventh day of November 2011, at the Rolette City Hall at 7:00 p.m, The following members were present: City Council members Blaine Scott, Andy Gilje, Debbie Anklam and Keith Strong; Au- ditor Kim Azure; and Street Department, Don Berg, Oth- ers present were Deputy Joe Kaufman, Grace Brown and Dwight Lemieux, Absent was Mayor Myhre. The Minutes of the October meeting were read. Mo- tion by Gilje and second by Strong to approve the min- utes as read from the previous month. On roll call vote, all agreed, motion carried. Review of Police Log; motion by Gilje and second by Strong to approve the Police Log. On roll call vote, all agreed, motion carried. Grace Brown (RADA) in attendance to relay infor- mation to the City Council members pertaining to the Rolette community activities in December, such as Santa Day. This will be held on December 10, 2011. Aso other activities include vendors in the mall, holiday dec- orating in town, and the New Year's Eve party, Shed Hoyt attended the CRy Council meeting to seek approval to build a 10-ft. area fence, The 10-ft. height area will apply merely to a partia section of the fence. The City Council members all gave their ap- proval. Dwight Lemieux attended the City Council Meeting to speak to the City Council regarding dog-related is- sues. Dwight was intormed that al dogs must be kept on a leash in the City of Rolette, or the dogs will have to vacate the City. The City will adopt a new ordinance pertaining to the height of fences and garage sidewalls. Arne Boyum wilt prepare the ordinance. Review of Property acquired by Rolette County through tax foreclosure. The City Council members have an interest in the Tract 100'xl 40' Lot 8, Thingvold's Ad- Many members of the community attended the St. John High School Drama Club presentation of the play "Imperfect Proposal" on Tuesday, November 15, at 7:30 p.m. at the Old Gym. The play was written by Lisa Parry and directed by drama coach Julie Burkhart, who is also the new English teacher at the high school. Those attending enjoyed this per- formance and were impressed with the acting ability of the students. Students Making a Difference held a Wednesday morning meeting in the math room with adviser Tiffany Disrud. The group is plan- ning events and projects to encour- age and benefit others. The St. John School staff put in long hours last Wednesday and Thursday during workshops that were conducted fi'om noon until 8 p.m. The workshop topics were taught by Dr. Rick Duvall of Orlando, Florida, and included methods of engaging stu- dents in the subject matter of their classes. Also included in the work- shops was information on brain re- search. Students enjoyed early dismissals at noon on these two days. Students in grades two and six will have dental sealants applied to their teeth on Tuesday, November 22. Students in grades K-8 will enjoy a lyceum presented by Daniel Bishop, a professional storyteller. He will dramatize several fascinating tales for his audience; parents are wel- come to attend. Upcoming events at St. John Pub- lic School include: The football and volleyball banquet is tonight (No- vember 21) at 6:30 p.m. Awards will be given out during the event. Title 1 Parents Night is scheduled for Tues- day, November 22. fi'om 5 to 7 p.m. and will include a free supper, door prizes and information booth with free items. Parents are urged to come right fi'om work and take advantage of the free supper that will save them time and work at home that evening. Girls basketball phtyers and their parents will meet with the coaches in DU Marlene Armentrout The children of Mickey and Orville Grenier recently invaded their home. Byron and Janell Gre- nier, Simon and Maggie, of Nikiski, Alaska; Paul and Paula Grenier, Misa, Justys and Perla, of Viroqua, Wisconsin; Myjaciek and Jacie Sikora and Kasia, of St. Paul, Min- Adriannea, Sylvia and Kelsie Gre- nier, of Grand Forks; and Wade and Michele Grenier, Connor, Kirklan and Elise, all of Rolette. The week included much eating, laughing and card playing culminating in one ter- rific costume party. They were sure Mickey was smiling down on them. Hagen in Bottineau. Jackie and Jacie Hanson, Joelle and Jackson Manlove, of Valley City, Tiffany Bercier and boys, of Rolla, and Martin and Twilla Peterson were Sunday supper guests of Nettle Pe- terson. Randy and Lori Abrahamson d on Aud tor Azure will subm t purchase bid lett in nesota', alld Mike ,at}d,Kathv Derr the amount of $1.00 to Rolette County Auditor VaI'M '. : ' .,.-, .., ,. .'. , ,. , Cloud for Tract 100'x140' Let,g, Thingvold Addition;Aft' ,L.,layiJall,anQ,opnhJ., oi Nlltmeapou,% agreed. City Council members reviewed the Commercial Lawnmower bids from Titan Machinery and John Deere- Gooseneck Implement Company. Gilje made a motion and Strong seconded, to purchase a new Cub Cadet Commercial zero turning riding mower-model 7232 D, 31,2 Yanmar Diesel 3-cylinder OHV for the City. The total cost for this mower will be $11,085. On roll call vote, all agreed, motion carried. Motion by Anklam, and seconded by Strong, to ap- prove the Pledge of Securities from the Rolette State Bank, On roll call vote, all agreed, motion carried. The City Council discussed an offer made by Dwight Coleman to purchase City property Block 27 north 75'lot 1 for $2,000 to build a wood frame home. Strong made a motion, and Anklam seconded, to ap- prove the sale of City property Block 27 north 75'of lot 1 with the following stipulation: home must be constructed, and on a permanent foundation by October 1,2012. On roll call vote, all agreed, motion carried, Motion by GUje, and second by Strong, to designate $5,763.85 to be transferred from the City Sales Tax fund to the Park fund. On roll call vote, all agreed, motion car- ried. Motion by Gilje, and second by Strong, to designate $ 38,899.00 to be transferred from the City Sales Tax fund to the City General fund, On roll call vote, all agreed, motion carried, Mayor Mark Myhre presented his letter of resigna- tion to the City Council due to personal reasons, Motion by Anklam, and second by Gilje ,to accept his letter of resignation, On roll call vote, all agreed, motion carried, The Council decided at this time to appoint Presi- dent of the Council Blaine Scott as Acting Mayor until the next City Council meeting. Also the council needs to fill the position of Counc!lperson, to be decided at next meeting. The following bills were presented for audit and ap- proval: State Tax Commissioner-320.87-State Tax Com- missioner-409.71--Job Service-51,71-Blue Cross & Blue Shield-670.80--Turtle Mountain Communications- 101.37--Rolette State Bank-l18.95--Ottertail Power Company- 1,863.35 -- Payroll-3,347.06 -- Rolette State Bank-848.59-Postmaster-88.00 -- Rolette County Treas- u rer-4,005,83 -- Laducer Sanitation-5,400.00- City Water-353.00-- One Call Concept-5.20--Town & Coun- try Tesoro- 110,01-Lees Gravel Hauling-130.00-- Ecolab-251.00--Scholarship Fund-22.07-Clute Office Equipment-2998 Hawkins-538.70--Turtle Mountain Star-107,33--Mahlum Goodhart-150.00-- Farmers Union Oil-938.07 -- AmeriPride- 142.03 -- J.O.C. 515.39--Kim Azure-238.83. Motion by Strong, and second by Gilje, to pay the bills as listed. On roll call vote, all agreed, motion car- ried, With no further business to come before the Coun- cil, Strong made a motion that the meeting be ad- journed, seconded by Anklam.On roll call vote, all agreed, motion carried. The next City Council meeting will be held on Mon- day, December 5, 2011 at 7:00 p.m. Attest: Kim Azure, City Auditor (November 21) Minnesota, shared some quality tim with the home front of Grandpa Elvin Haagenson and Cheryl, of Dunseith; Marty and Crystal Grenier, Baylee and Anaka, Steven and Meghan Grenier, Devin, Shelby, The senior citizens met Monday at .the senior center. Present wer, gath)/Gregory, Lorraine H,as, Min2 nie Flynn, Nettle Peterson, Marlene Striker, Mary Ann Hagen, Joy Peter- son and Olynda Pigeon. The Kelvin Homemakers met Thnrsday at the home of Mary Ann Out-of-town visitors of Deloris Karnopp were her son and daughter- in-law, Darrell and Marcia Karnopp, of Rupert, Idaho; son, Terry, of Bis- marck; and great-granddaughter. Katie Karnopp, of Sentinel Butte. Sunday, November 13, Ray and Karen Desjarlai's were Sunday visi- tors at the home of LaVerna Gores. On Thursday, November 10, An- nette Meats picked up LaVerna Gores to go to the family services for Ben Longie at the Catholic Church. Dorothy Gustafson took LaVerna home. On Friday, Novetnber 11, Richard Houle, Bill Alhtrd's son-in- law, took LaVerna to Ben's funeral and home again. Monday, November 14, Andy and Helen Gores, from Hansboro, came to LaVerna's home to take her to Rugby tot" a doctor appointment. They returned home later in the day. LaVerna is doing better alter her knee operation but is unable to drive yet. Becky Anderson calls LaVerna every day to see how she is doing. LaVerna talked to her great-grand- daughter, Alison Rose, one day at Becky's. LatTy Leonard Jr. has been taking LaVerna to the hospital a couple of times a week with the senior bus for treatments on her knee. A week ago, the senior citizens had their holiday dinner at the cen- ter. There were about 33, or so, mem- bers and guests there. Alfred Juntunen and John Halone played music before the supper. NOTICE OF ELECTION The Turtle Mountain Elementary School will be holding an election for two (2) Public Law 95-561 School Board positions for a three- year term. The election will be held on January 17, 2012, at the Turtle Mountain Elementary School from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. If interested in running, you must sign an "Intent to Run" form located at the TMES from 7:45 a.m. to 4:30 pm. from Connie Eman, BIE Secretary, Turtle Mountain Elementary School. Deadline to sign up is Friday, December 30, 2011, at 3:30 p.m. Please support your local merchants! BTED NOTICE OF INTENTTO ADOPT ADMINISTRATIVE RULES relating to Licensing of Administrators, Insurance Continuing Education, Accounting Practices and Procedures, Custodial Agreement Requirements, Surplus Lines Insurance, North Dakota Life and Health Insurance Guaranty Association, Boilers. North Dakota Insurance Department will hold a publicTieadng to address proposed adoption of rules to the North Dakota Administrative Code. Red River Room State Capitol Bismarck, ND Tues., Jan. 10, 2012 10:00 a.m. CT A copy of the proposed rules may be obtained by viewing the website at or calling (701) 328- 2440. Also, written comments may be submitted to the North Dakota Insurance Department, 600 East Boulevard, Dept. 401, Bismarck, ND 58505 until January 20, 2012. If you plan to attend the public hearing and will need special facilities or assistance relating to a disability, please contact the North Dakota Insurance Department at the above telephone number or address at least seven (7) days prior to the public hearing. Dated this 3rd day of November, 2011. Is/Melissa Hauer Special Assistant Attorney General General Counsel N.D. Insurance Department were Sunday coffee guests of Kathy Gregory. Nettle Peterson visited the Han- son family last week. Lori Abrahamson was a Thursday caller of Kathy Gregory. the library that same evening at 7 p.m. The St. John Public School stu- dents will enjoy treats and a movie at Curt's Theatre on Wednesday, No- vember 23, The movie for grades K- 5 will be "'Arthur's Christmas" and for grades 6-12 the movie will be "Footloose". Students will be treated fo a brunch in the monfing. There will be no school on November 24- 25 in honor of the Thanksgiving hol- iday. The community has been in mounting for several of out" friends and family that have left us recently. Funerals for Grace Hanson, Everett [)avis, Larry Desjarlais and Dan'ell Charbonneau were held recently. We % ii;% ,! . i ::iii!i:i!ii:5; ); i!!i{[!!ii!lliiiiiiii!ii!i!!iiii!iiii>iiiiii!iiiii: i;ili!!iiiii;iiiiii!;ii::ii:,:hl := =::ii ;;iq:! i!{iiiiiii%i!>;: ii will miss their presence among us. Our thoughts and prayers are with all the families during this time of sor- row. The St. John Senior Citizens wish to acknowledge the St. John Women's Auxiliary and the Belcoun Food Pantry for their generous con- tributions for the Veteran's Day meal at the Senior Center on Friday, No- vember 11. This was a delicious meal served to our veterans for their serv- ice to keep our country free. PUBLIC NOTICES A public notice is information informing citizens of government activities that may affect the citizens' everyday lives. 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Grand Forks, ND Tues., Dec. 13, 2011 10:00a.m. or Teamsters Hall 21 S. 18th St. Fargo, ND Wed., Dec. 14, 2011 10:00a.m. or City Council Chamber 515 2nd Ave. SW Minot, ND Thurs., Dec. 15, 2011 10:00a.m. or Peace Garden Room State Capitol 600 E. Boulevard Ave. Bismarck, ND Fri., Dec. 16, 2011 10:00a.m. A copy of the proposed rules may be obtained by writing the Office of Attomey General, 600 E. Boulevard Ave., Bismarck, ND 58505, or by calling 701-328-4848, or by visiling our web page at Also, written comments may be submitted to this odd,ass until December : 30, 2011. If you plan to attend the hearing and ] will need special facilities or assistance relating I to a disability, please contact the Office of I Attorney General at the above telephone number I or address at least three (3) days prior to the [ public hearing. I Dated this 8th day of November, 2011 I James P. 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