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Public notices PROCEEDINGS OF THE BELLINGHAM SCHOOL BOARD July 21,2003 The Board of Education of lad. School Dist. #371, Bellingham, MN met in regular session on Monday, July 21, 2003. Richard Johnson, Glen Radermacher, Kevin Rademacher, Tim Henrich, Chad Strei, and Mark Weber, were all in attendance. Student board member: Whitley Strei, was also present. Radermacher called the meeting to order at 8:00 p.m,, and welcomed those in attendance. Rademacher moved, Henrich seconded, and all voted in favor to adopt the Agenda as presented, including an additional item. Henrich moved, Johnson seconded, and all voted in favor to approve the Minutes as presented. Johnson moved, Weber seconded, and all voted in favor to approve the Accounting Report as presented. Weber moved, Henrich seconded, and all voted in favor to approve and pay the bills as presented, which totaled $81,833.24. In addition to those board checks, the board was informed that a check had been issued to the Stolpman Insurance Agency, on July 1, 2003, as authorized at the June 2003 board meeting. Rademacher moved, Weber seconded, and all voted in favor to leave the per diem for board members and Superintendent, at the same rates that were previously approved, with the exception of mileage, and to designate Depositories and Publications. Mileage will be set at $.36 per mile, to comply with the IRS Standard Mileage Rate. The remaining board per diem will be as follows: Board Chairman and Clerk/Treasurer wages at $225.00 each; full reimbursement for overnight lodging (receipts must be provided); meal reimbursement (when overnight lodging is necessary) of $38.00 for Minneapolis/St. Paul, $30.00 for Brainerd, $34.00 for Duluth, $ 30.00 for Grand Rapids, $ 30.00 for Rochester, $40.00 for St. Cloud, $26.00 for Mankato and other destinations; Regular meetings $ 25.00; Negotiations meetings $15.00; 1/2 day meetings $25.00; Full-day meetings $40.00. The State Bank of Bellingham will be the Official Depository, the American National Bank of St. Paul, will be the Official Depository for Investments, and the Ortonville Independent will be the Official Newspaper for Publication. Supt. Seller informed the board, that the Fast Break to Learning Breakfast program, has been eliminated by the government. He distributed copies of memos that he received, concerning the lunch program, as well as other documentation dealing with the revenues and expenses associated with the lunch fund in general. One change that he noted, was that students that qualify for reduced meals, will not be required to pay for breakfasts. Following a discussion, Weber moved, Henrich seconded, and all voted in favor to set the Breakfat and Lunch Chargs, for the 2003:2004 Scfiobf Year as folto'ws! Lunch Charges Single Student Meal ...................... $1.45 Reduced Student Meal ................... $ .40 Single Student Ticket .................. $ 29.00 Reduced Student Ticket ................ $ 8.00 Single Student Yearly ................. $20800 Reduced Student Yearly .............. $68.00 Kindergarten Yearly .................... $110.00 Reduced Kindergarten Yearly ...... $40.40 Adult Single Lunch ........................ $ 2.45 Adult Lunch Ticket ....................... $49.00 Single Student Meal ...................... $1.00 Reduced Student Meal ............. FREE Single Student Ticket ................... $20.00 Reduced Student Ticket ........... FREE Adult Single Breakfast ................... $1.75 Adult Breakfast Ticket .................. $35.00 Single Half-pint ............................... $. 15 Milk Ticket .............. . ...................... $ 3.00 Lunch and Milk tickets are good for 20 punches. Yearly payments for lunches, may be paid by the year, or half-year, with quarterly payments, available upon request. Rademacher moved, Henrich seconded, and all voted in favor to have Verna Borgerson conduct the annual census again this year, for the sum of $150.00. Bids for Propane, #2 Fuel Oil, Ethanol, #1 and #2 Diesel, Bread, and Milk, were as follows: Bi Stone Cooperative, _linten ......................................... $ .87 per gallon-firm Farmers Co-op Elevator, Beltingham ................................... $ .83 per gallon - firm Lakes Gas Co, Montevideo .......... $ .999 per gallon - firm #2 Fuel Oil Farmers Co-op Elevator, Bellingham ................................... $ .95 per gallon - variable BigStone Cooperative, linton ........................................ $ .934 per gallon - firm Farmers Co-op Elevator, Bellingham ................................. $1.37 per gallon -variable Farmers Co-op Elevator, Bellingham ................................. $1.27 per gallon - variable BigStone Cooperative, Clinton ...................................... $1.364 per gallon -firm Farmers Co-op Elevator; Bellingham ................................. $1 25 per gallon - variable Big Stone Cooperative, Clinton ...................................... $1.284 per gallon -firm Bread Pan-O-Gold, Fargo ....................... $1.20 for 11/2" white or wheat bread - firm ................................................... $1.20 for Hmbgr or Coney buns - firm Butch Thole Distributing, Ortonville ..................................... $ .15 per 1/2 pt 1% milk - firm Dean's Foods, Sioux Falls ................................. $. 185 per 1/2 pt 1% milk - firm Following some discussion, Weber moved, Johnson seconded, and all voted in favor to accept the following bids, and to authorize Supt. Seller to contact Big Stone Cooperative and Farmers Co-op elevator to clarify what their #1 diesel bids would be, and to take the less expensive, of the bids. The bids were therefore awarded as follows: Propane- Farmers Co-op Elevator (firm); #2 Fuel Oil - Big Stone Cooperative (firm); Ethanol - Farmers Co-op Elevator (variable); #1 Diesel - Farmers Co-op Elevator (variable); #2 Diesel - Farmers Co-op Elevator (variable); Bread - Pan- o-Gold (firm); and Milk - Butch Thole Distributing (firm). Johnson moved, Henrich seconded, and all voted in favor to designate Supt. Seller as School Lunch Fund Director. Weber moved, Henrich seconded, and all voted in favor to designate Supt. Seller as the SW/WC ECSU Property/Liability Insurance Representative. Weber moved, Rademacher seconded, and all voted in favor to approve the list of released and substituted collateral for the 2002-2003 School year, as listed (See Exhibit A). Rademacher moved, Strei seconded, and all voted in favor to authorize Supt. Seller to sign collateral for pledged securities, and release of pledged securities. Rademacher moved, Strei seconded, and all voted in favor to approve the annual delegation of authority pertaining to electronic fund transfers, to Supt. Seller. Weber moved, Henrich seconded, and all voted in favor to set the date and time for the Truth-in- Taxation hearings, with the Initial Hearing set for December 8, 2003 at 5:00 pm., and the Continuation Hearing (if necessary), on December 15, 2003, in conjunction with the regular monthly school board meeting. Johnson moved, Strei seconded, and all voted in favor to approve and sign the First Grade Preparedness Application for the 2003- 2004 School Year, as presented. Rademacher moved, Weber seconded, and all voted in favor to validate the information on Attachment 99, certifying that the information in the completed Attachment 99 Health and Safety Performance Criteria will be implemented contractually during fiscal year 2003-2004, and to recognize and accept the responsibility for Health and Safety, in a manner satisfactory to the Department of Education, and to approve the Indoor Air Quality Plan as presented, as well as the Work Place Accident and Injury Reduction Written Program, as presented. Following a brief update on the district's financial status. Rademacher moved, Strei seconded, and all voted in favor to adopt, and sign appropriately, the updated Resolution for Authorization to Issue Orders Not Paid for Want of Funds (Warrants), to approve and sign a new note with the State Bank of Bellingham, and to receive the Acceptance Statement from the State Bank of Bellingham, upon receipt (See EXHIBIT B) The board was informed, that to assist with a smooth roll-over from one note to another, that a board check will need to be issued to the State Bank of Bellingham, for the interest incurred up to this point. Supt. Seller distributed copies of the Teacher Schedules for the 2003-2004 School Year. Supt. Seller informed the board, that some Carpenter buses had been recalled, due to the poor support of the roll bars. He noted that our one Carpenter Bus has been examined, and that it appears to be it1 goOd $hape .... Mntion was mada, .c, erning insurance coveragel thr60gh the Stolpman Insurance Agency. Supt. Seller informed the board of the Milbank District's recent tuition request. Supt. Seller relayed a response from the Minnesota Department of Education, which indicated that in this situation our district would not generate any funding, and therefore was not required to submit payment to the district in question. The Bellingham School Board therefore unanimously rejected the Milbank School District's request. Supt. Seller distributed hand-outs, concerning State Revenue, and how it is calculated, A rather lengthy discussion followed, including possible Referendum Status, and Sparsity Aid. Johnson noted that he will be unable to attend a Region W-6 Job Applications Workshop. He encouraged another board member to attend. The next regular meeting of the Bellingham Board of Education, is scheduled for Monday, August 18, 2003 at 8:00 p.m. With no further business, the meeting was adjourned. Richard Johnson, Clerk by dh PROCEEDINGS OF THE ORTONVILLE CITY COUNCIL MONDAY, JULY 7, 2003 7:00 PM SENIOR CITIZENS CENTER CALL TO ORDER AND ROLL CALL: Mayor Dinnel called the regular meeting of the Ortonville City Council to order at 7:00 PM Roll call was taken with the following being present: Mel Reinke, Lenore Sellin, Mike Dorry, Dan Cakes, Lisa Berkner, Artie Amdt. City Staff Present: Char Grossman, Roger Anderson, Tim Scherer, Curt Hormann. Media present: Beth Fuller. Others Present: Clark Mastel. AGENDA AMENDMENTS: A motion was offered by Reinke and seconded by Berkner and did pass unanimously to approve the agenda with the following addition: Addition: New Business: 13.f Board/Committee Appointments RECOGNITIONS/PRESENTATIONS/ INTRODUCTIONS: Clark Mastel was present to explain the upcoming trail ride scheduled for August 1-3. Berkner moved and Reinke seconded and the motion passed unanimously that the use of the Riverside Park for the trail ride be approved. Mastel stated that the trail riders will again clean up the park after ride. CONSENT AGENDA: Mayor Dinnel asked if there were any additions, corrections, or deletions to be made to the Consent Agenda. Motion was made by Cakes and seconded by Sellin, to approve the Consent Agenda, (with the exception of the bills)which included the following items: 9.a: Motion approving proposed council minutes of June 16, 2003. 10.a: Cakes moved and Sellin seconded that the following resolution be adopted: RESOLUTION 03-068 RESOLUTION APPROVING MOWING FEES BE IT AND IT IS HEREBY RESOLVED by the Council of the City of Ortonville, Minnesota that the fee for mowing of private property by City personnel shall hereby be established as follows: $50.00 a hour with a minimum charge of $50.00. Upon roll call vote the following voted aye: Dorry, Berkner, Reinke, Dinnel, Arndt, Sellin, Cakes and the following voted nay: none. Resolution 03-068 passed this 7th day of July 2003. 11.a: Motion approving Utility Committee recommendation to submit claim for the water break in front of the Ortonville Flower Shop to the LMC Insurance. 11.b: Motion approving Utility Committee recommendation to advertise for the sale of 100 electric meters from the Water Monitor pilot project. 12.a: Motion approving Matt Hippie as a full-time employee. 12.b:Oakes moved and Sellin seconded that the following resolution be adopted: RESOLUTION 03-069 APPROVING SALE OF 1997 FORD EXPLORER WHEREAS, the City of Ortonville had previously advertised for bids to be received for the sale of the 1997 Ford Explorer, and WHEREAS, bids have now been received and reviewed by Curtis Hormann, Ortonville Police Chief from the following: Bill Dropik Jr ......................... $1,876 Asia Motors Inc .................... $2,628 Daniel Hanson ..................... $2,674 WHEREAS, the bid of Daniel Hanson, in the amount of $2,674 has been determined to be the high bid, and NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by the Council that the bid of Daniel Hanson is hereby accepted. Upon roll call vote the following voted in favor: Cakes, Dorry, Reinke, Dinnel, Berkner, Sellin, Arndt, and the following voted against: none. Resolution 03-069 passed this 7th day of July 2003. 12.c: First Reading of Ordinance (Ordinance 03-03) authorizing conveyance of certain City owned lands to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. 12.d:Second Reading of Ordinance (Ordinance 03-02) amending Ordinance No. 150.116 Continuance and Maintenance of Nonconforming Use. 13.a:Oakes moved and Sellin seconded that the following resolution be adopted: RESOLUTION 03-070 RESOLUTION APPROVING WEST CENTRAL FIREFIGHTERS ASSOCIATION MUTUAL AID AGREEMENT BE IT AND IT IS HEREBY RESOLVED by the Council of the City of Ortonville that the Mutual Aid Agreement between the West Central Firefighters Association and the City of Ortonville is approved and that Mayor and City Clerk/Administrator are hereby authorized to execute necessary documents to carry out the intent of this resolution. Upon roll call vote the following voted aye: Dorry, Cakes, Sellin, Dinnel, Arndt, Berkner, Reinke, and the following voted nay: none. Resolution 03-070 passed this 7th day of July 2003. 13.b: Motion. approving Cornfest Parade request - August 17, 2003. 13.c: Cakes moved and Setlin seconded that the following resolution be adopted: RESOLUTION 03-071 RESOLUTION APPROVING ORTONVILLE LIONS CLUB GAMBLING LICENSE BE IT AND IT IS HEREBY RESOLVED by the Council of the City of Ortonville, Minnesota that the request by the Ortonville Lions Club for permit LG240B for bingo activities at the Ortonville Cornfest on August 16, 2003 is hereby endorsed and supported and the City Clerk/Administrator is hereby authorized to execute the necessary documents. Upon roll call vote the following voted aye: Sellin, Berkner, Reinke, Dinnel, Arndt, Dorry, Reinke and the following voted nay: none. Resolution 03-071 passed this 7th day of July 2003. With all members voting in favor, the motion carried. COMMITTEE/BOARD REPORTS & RECOMMENDATIONS: Upon recommendation of the Border City Tax Credit Committee, Dinnel moved and Dorry seconded and the motion passed unanimously approving the recommendations of the June 23rd meeting for tax credits to be approved for Pro Auto - $10,200.00. COUNCIL COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATIONS: The Utility Committee recommendation to accept the Water Monitor proposal was discussed. At the present time Water Monitor is no longer interested in installing their system in City water systems. A motion was made by Cakes and seconded by Reinke and the motion passed unanimously to refer further automated meter reading system recommendations back to the Utility Committee. NEW BUSINESS: Requests for a city wide clean up was discussed. Roger Anderson will check with Northern Waste and report back at the next council meeting The upcoming budget cycle was discussed. Meetings will begin in August. Dinnel moved and Cakes seconded and the motion passed unanimously appointing Lenore Sellin to the Budget Committee replacing Mike Dorry. BILLS: The Dakota Supply bill for the purchase of a spin doctor valve exercise was discussed. Dorry moved and Reinke seconded and the motion passed unanimously approving the bills to be paid as presented. ADJOURNMENT: There being no further business to come before the Council, Berkner moved the adjournment of the meeting and with no objections thereto, Dinnel adjourned the July 7, 2003 regular meetingof the Ortonville City Council at 7:20 P.M. Charleen K. Grossman City Clerk-Administrator Engaged Sara Batie and Jason Vollmer, both of Fargo, ND, announce their engagement. Parents of the couple are Dwight and Lena Batie of Britton, SD, and Ed and Kris Vollmer of Ortonville. Sara is a 1996 graduate of Britton High School and a 2000 graduate of Minnesota State University- Moorhead. Jason is a 1995 graduate of Ortonville High School and a 1999 graduate of the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities. He is a funeral director at Boulger Funeral Home in Fargo. They will be married Saturday, Sept. 27 in the First Lutheran Church at Britton. Engaged Mr. And Mrs Roger Barnhardt of Big Stone City, and Mr. And Mrs. Ken Young of Rawlins, WY, are pleased to announce the engagement of Tamara Joy Barnhardt to Eric Allen Young. Tamara graduated from Ortonville High School in 1998 and Presentation College in Aberdeen, SD in 2002. She is employed as a registered nurse at Rapid City Regional Hospital. Eric.graduated from Rawlins High School in Rawlins, WY, in 1997 and Mesa State College in Grand Junction, Colorado, in 2001. He is employed as a certified public accountant at Ketel Thorstenson, LLP. The couple will be united in marriage on Oct. 25, 2003, at First English Lutheran Church in Ortonville. Extension report Carrie Ann Olson Regional Extension Educator 839-2518 or 1-800-279-2518 YOUTH WANT COUNTY FAIR Conversations on the future of 4-H have been hosted all around the state of Minnesota. A common theme that has emerged as a top priority in youth development ......... programming is ii i! county fair, When asked to explain the need for county fair, people stress the opportunity that the county fair gives to 4-H exhibitors to !i : :: showcase a year's worth of work in a 4-H project area. Through exhibiting and conference judging youth share and process their experience. Sharing and processing make up the reflect component of the Experiential Learning Model. 4-H experiences are implemented through use of the Experiential Learning Model. This model is a powerful approach for learning skills that emphasizes: 1. hands- on experiences 2. reflecting on those experiences through discussion, and 3. applying the knowledge gained to other "'real life" situations. Having a basic understanding of this model helps explain why 4-Hers say they need a county fair to highlight a year's worth of learning. There are five steps to the experiential learning cycle. Each phase highlights probing questions that could be used along the way to deepen the learning taking place. The first step is the actual experience. During this "do" stage the learner will actual perform or complete an activity. Probing questions include: what did you do, what happened, and who went with you? Ideally youtt told or shown how, Sharing is the describe results their reactions. include: what did most challenging, learn about result of? The includes sharing  During 1 relates the life skill. Probin$' what themes or how did you The fourth Youth connect experience to examples. where is this in the future, does i any other and what key Apply is the the ex apply what was different situation  they have learned. include how can learned, what have yourself and or behavior might the future. skill experience in lives. The ex engages the encourages them to harder and ultim thoroughly than telling. County fair to complete the process with their' Plan to attend a check out what Carrie Ann with the UniverS Extension Servi Youth Central District Stone County. '99 Grand Am GT Low Mil CO Campers Er Summer Get-A- 2003 Sportsman 35' Sportster Loaded with all the including glide-out, ramp door to motorcycles or self contained makean i, ! 2002 Wildcat 28' Bunkhouse 5th Fully loaded With glide-out. Oak cabinets, central air & heat, bonded fiberglass walls. Every available option, including water filtration system. Lots of storage! Only used 10 times still has factory warranty remaining. I1 2001 Yamaha Roadstar 0nly 143 mllesl Loaded wltli eptlons Page 6  INDEPENDENT Public notices PROCEEDINGS OF THE BELLINGHAM SCHOOL BOARD July 21,2003 The Board of Education of lad. School Dist. #371, Bellingham, MN met in regular session on Monday, July 21, 2003. Richard Johnson, Glen Radermacher, Kevin Rademacher, Tim Henrich, Chad Strei, and Mark Weber, were all in attendance. Student board member: Whitley Strei, was also present. Radermacher called the meeting to order at 8:00 p.m,, and welcomed those in attendance. Rademacher moved, Henrich seconded, and all voted in favor to adopt the Agenda as presented, including an additional item. Henrich moved, Johnson seconded, and all voted in favor to approve the Minutes as presented. Johnson moved, Weber seconded, and all voted in favor to approve the Accounting Report as presented. Weber moved, Henrich seconded, and all voted in favor to approve and pay the bills as presented, which totaled $81,833.24. In addition to those board checks, the board was informed that a check had been issued to the Stolpman Insurance Agency, on July 1, 2003, as authorized at the June 2003 board meeting. Rademacher moved, Weber seconded, and all voted in favor to leave the per diem for board members and Superintendent, at the same rates that were previously approved, with the exception of mileage, and to designate Depositories and Publications. Mileage will be set at $.36 per mile, to comply with the IRS Standard Mileage Rate. The remaining board per diem will be as follows: Board Chairman and Clerk/Treasurer wages at $225.00 each; full reimbursement for overnight lodging (receipts must be provided); meal reimbursement (when overnight lodging is necessary) of $38.00 for Minneapolis/St. Paul, $30.00 for Brainerd, $34.00 for Duluth, $ 30.00 for Grand Rapids, $ 30.00 for Rochester, $40.00 for St. Cloud, $26.00 for Mankato and other destinations; Regular meetings $ 25.00; Negotiations meetings $15.00; 1/2 day meetings $25.00; Full-day meetings $40.00. The State Bank of Bellingham will be the Official Depository, the American National Bank of St. Paul, will be the Official Depository for Investments, and the Ortonville Independent will be the Official Newspaper for Publication. Supt. Seller informed the board, that the Fast Break to Learning Breakfast program, has been eliminated by the government. He distributed copies of memos that he received, concerning the lunch program, as well as other documentation dealing with the revenues and expenses associated with the lunch fund in general. One change that he noted, was that students that qualify for reduced meals, will not be required to pay for breakfasts. Following a discussion, Weber moved, Henrich seconded, and all voted in favor to set the Breakfat and Lunch Chargs, for the 2003:2004 Scfiobf Year as folto'ws! Lunch Charges Single Student Meal ...................... $1.45 Reduced Student Meal ................... $ .40 Single Student Ticket .................. $ 29.00 Reduced Student Ticket ................ $ 8.00 Single Student Yearly ................. $20800 Reduced Student Yearly .............. $68.00 Kindergarten Yearly .................... $110.00 Reduced Kindergarten Yearly ...... $40.40 Adult Single Lunch ........................ $ 2.45 Adult Lunch Ticket ....................... $49.00 Single Student Meal ...................... $1.00 Reduced Student Meal ............. FREE Single Student Ticket ................... $20.00 Reduced Student Ticket ........... FREE Adult Single Breakfast ................... $1.75 Adult Breakfast Ticket .................. $35.00 Single Half-pint ............................... $. 15 Milk Ticket .............. . ...................... $ 3.00 Lunch and Milk tickets are good for 20 punches. Yearly payments for lunches, may be paid by the year, or half-year, with quarterly payments, available upon request. Rademacher moved, Henrich seconded, and all voted in favor to have Verna Borgerson conduct the annual census again this year, for the sum of $150.00. Bids for Propane, #2 Fuel Oil, Ethanol, #1 and #2 Diesel, Bread, and Milk, were as follows: Bi Stone Cooperative, _linten ......................................... $ .87 per gallon-firm Farmers Co-op Elevator, Beltingham ................................... $ .83 per gallon - firm Lakes Gas Co, Montevideo .......... $ .999 per gallon - firm #2 Fuel Oil Farmers Co-op Elevator, Bellingham ................................... $ .95 per gallon - variable BigStone Cooperative, linton ........................................ $ .934 per gallon - firm Farmers Co-op Elevator, Bellingham ................................. $1.37 per gallon -variable Farmers Co-op Elevator, Bellingham ................................. $1.27 per gallon - variable BigStone Cooperative, Clinton ...................................... $1.364 per gallon -firm Farmers Co-op Elevator; Bellingham ................................. $1 25 per gallon - variable Big Stone Cooperative, Clinton ...................................... $1.284 per gallon -firm Bread Pan-O-Gold, Fargo ....................... $1.20 for 11/2" white or wheat bread - firm ................................................... $1.20 for Hmbgr or Coney buns - firm Butch Thole Distributing, Ortonville ..................................... $ .15 per 1/2 pt 1% milk - firm Dean's Foods, Sioux Falls ................................. $. 185 per 1/2 pt 1% milk - firm Following some discussion, Weber moved, Johnson seconded, and all voted in favor to accept the following bids, and to authorize Supt. Seller to contact Big Stone Cooperative and Farmers Co-op elevator to clarify what their #1 diesel bids would be, and to take the less expensive, of the bids. The bids were therefore awarded as follows: Propane- Farmers Co-op Elevator (firm); #2 Fuel Oil - Big Stone Cooperative (firm); Ethanol - Farmers Co-op Elevator (variable); #1 Diesel - Farmers Co-op Elevator (variable); #2 Diesel - Farmers Co-op Elevator (variable); Bread - Pan- o-Gold (firm); and Milk - Butch Thole Distributing (firm). Johnson moved, Henrich seconded, and all voted in favor to designate Supt. Seller as School Lunch Fund Director. Weber moved, Henrich seconded, and all voted in favor to designate Supt. Seller as the SW/WC ECSU Property/Liability Insurance Representative. Weber moved, Rademacher seconded, and all voted in favor to approve the list of released and substituted collateral for the 2002-2003 School year, as listed (See Exhibit A). Rademacher moved, Strei seconded, and all voted in favor to authorize Supt. Seller to sign collateral for pledged securities, and release of pledged securities. Rademacher moved, Strei seconded, and all voted in favor to approve the annual delegation of authority pertaining to electronic fund transfers, to Supt. Seller. Weber moved, Henrich seconded, and all voted in favor to set the date and time for the Truth-in- Taxation hearings, with the Initial Hearing set for December 8, 2003 at 5:00 pm., and the Continuation Hearing (if necessary), on December 15, 2003, in conjunction with the regular monthly school board meeting. Johnson moved, Strei seconded, and all voted in favor to approve and sign the First Grade Preparedness Application for the 2003- 2004 School Year, as presented. Rademacher moved, Weber seconded, and all voted in favor to validate the information on Attachment 99, certifying that the information in the completed Attachment 99 Health and Safety Performance Criteria will be implemented contractually during fiscal year 2003-2004, and to recognize and accept the responsibility for Health and Safety, in a manner satisfactory to the Department of Education, and to approve the Indoor Air Quality Plan as presented, as well as the Work Place Accident and Injury Reduction Written Program, as presented. Following a brief update on the district's financial status. Rademacher moved, Strei seconded, and all voted in favor to adopt, and sign appropriately, the updated Resolution for Authorization to Issue Orders Not Paid for Want of Funds (Warrants), to approve and sign a new note with the State Bank of Bellingham, and to receive the Acceptance Statement from the State Bank of Bellingham, upon receipt (See EXHIBIT B) The board was informed, that to assist with a smooth roll-over from one note to another, that a board check will need to be issued to the State Bank of Bellingham, for the interest incurred up to this point. Supt. Seller distributed copies of the Teacher Schedules for the 2003-2004 School Year. Supt. Seller informed the board, that some Carpenter buses had been recalled, due to the poor support of the roll bars. He noted that our one Carpenter Bus has been examined, and that it appears to be it1 goOd $hape .... Mntion was mada, .c, erning insurance coveragel thr60gh the Stolpman Insurance Agency. Supt. Seller informed the board of the Milbank District's recent tuition request. Supt. Seller relayed a response from the Minnesota Department of Education, which indicated that in this situation our district would not generate any funding, and therefore was not required to submit payment to the district in question. The Bellingham School Board therefore unanimously rejected the Milbank School District's request. Supt. Seller distributed hand-outs, concerning State Revenue, and how it is calculated, A rather lengthy discussion followed, including possible Referendum Status, and Sparsity Aid. Johnson noted that he will be unable to attend a Region W-6 Job Applications Workshop. He encouraged another board member to attend. The next regular meeting of the Bellingham Board of Education, is scheduled for Monday, August 18, 2003 at 8:00 p.m. With no further business, the meeting was adjourned. Richard Johnson, Clerk by dh PROCEEDINGS OF THE ORTONVILLE CITY COUNCIL MONDAY, JULY 7, 2003 7:00 PM SENIOR CITIZENS CENTER CALL TO ORDER AND ROLL CALL: Mayor Dinnel called the regular meeting of the Ortonville City Council to order at 7:00 PM Roll call was taken with the following being present: Mel Reinke, Lenore Sellin, Mike Dorry, Dan Cakes, Lisa Berkner, Artie Amdt. City Staff Present: Char Grossman, Roger Anderson, Tim Scherer, Curt Hormann. Media present: Beth Fuller. Others Present: Clark Mastel. AGENDA AMENDMENTS: A motion was offered by Reinke and seconded by Berkner and did pass unanimously to approve the agenda with the following addition: Addition: New Business: 13.f Board/Committee Appointments RECOGNITIONS/PRESENTATIONS/ INTRODUCTIONS: Clark Mastel was present to explain the upcoming trail ride scheduled for August 1-3. Berkner moved and Reinke seconded and the motion passed unanimously that the use of the Riverside Park for the trail ride be approved. Mastel stated that the trail riders will again clean up the park after ride. CONSENT AGENDA: Mayor Dinnel asked if there were any additions, corrections, or deletions to be made to the Consent Agenda. Motion was made by Cakes and seconded by Sellin, to approve the Consent Agenda, (with the exception of the bills)which included the following items: 9.a: Motion approving proposed council minutes of June 16, 2003. 10.a: Cakes moved and Sellin seconded that the following resolution be adopted: RESOLUTION 03-068 RESOLUTION APPROVING MOWING FEES BE IT AND IT IS HEREBY RESOLVED by the Council of the City of Ortonville, Minnesota that the fee for mowing of private property by City personnel shall hereby be established as follows: $50.00 a hour with a minimum charge of $50.00. Upon roll call vote the following voted aye: Dorry, Berkner, Reinke, Dinnel, Arndt, Sellin, Cakes and the following voted nay: none. Resolution 03-068 passed this 7th day of July 2003. 11.a: Motion approving Utility Committee recommendation to submit claim for the water break in front of the Ortonville Flower Shop to the LMC Insurance. 11.b: Motion approving Utility Committee recommendation to advertise for the sale of 100 electric meters from the Water Monitor pilot project. 12.a: Motion approving Matt Hippie as a full-time employee. 12.b:Oakes moved and Sellin seconded that the following resolution be adopted: RESOLUTION 03-069 APPROVING SALE OF 1997 FORD EXPLORER WHEREAS, the City of Ortonville had previously advertised for bids to be received for the sale of the 1997 Ford Explorer, and WHEREAS, bids have now been received and reviewed by Curtis Hormann, Ortonville Police Chief from the following: Bill Dropik Jr ......................... $1,876 Asia Motors Inc .................... $2,628 Daniel Hanson ..................... $2,674 WHEREAS, the bid of Daniel Hanson, in the amount of $2,674 has been determined to be the high bid, and NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by the Council that the bid of Daniel Hanson is hereby accepted. Upon roll call vote the following voted in favor: Cakes, Dorry, Reinke, Dinnel, Berkner, Sellin, Arndt, and the following voted against: none. Resolution 03-069 passed this 7th day of July 2003. 12.c: First Reading of Ordinance (Ordinance 03-03) authorizing conveyance of certain City owned lands to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. 12.d:Second Reading of Ordinance (Ordinance 03-02) amending Ordinance No. 150.116 Continuance and Maintenance of Nonconforming Use. 13.a:Oakes moved and Sellin seconded that the following resolution be adopted: RESOLUTION 03-070 RESOLUTION APPROVING WEST CENTRAL FIREFIGHTERS ASSOCIATION MUTUAL AID AGREEMENT BE IT AND IT IS HEREBY RESOLVED by the Council of the City of Ortonville that the Mutual Aid Agreement between the West Central Firefighters Association and the City of Ortonville is approved and that Mayor and City Clerk/Administrator are hereby authorized to execute necessary documents to carry out the intent of this resolution. Upon roll call vote the following voted aye: Dorry, Cakes, Sellin, Dinnel, Arndt, Berkner, Reinke, and the following voted nay: none. Resolution 03-070 passed this 7th day of July 2003. 13.b: Motion. approving Cornfest Parade request - August 17, 2003. 13.c: Cakes moved and Setlin seconded that the following resolution be adopted: RESOLUTION 03-071 RESOLUTION APPROVING ORTONVILLE LIONS CLUB GAMBLING LICENSE BE IT AND IT IS HEREBY RESOLVED by the Council of the City of Ortonville, Minnesota that the request by the Ortonville Lions Club for permit LG240B for bingo activities at the Ortonville Cornfest on August 16, 2003 is hereby endorsed and supported and the City Clerk/Administrator is hereby authorized to execute the necessary documents. Upon roll call vote the following voted aye: Sellin, Berkner, Reinke, Dinnel, Arndt, Dorry, Reinke and the following voted nay: none. Resolution 03-071 passed this 7th day of July 2003. With all members voting in favor, the motion carried. COMMITTEE/BOARD REPORTS & RECOMMENDATIONS: Upon recommendation of the Border City Tax Credit Committee, Dinnel moved and Dorry seconded and the motion passed unanimously approving the recommendations of the June 23rd meeting for tax credits to be approved for Pro Auto - $10,200.00. COUNCIL COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATIONS: The Utility Committee recommendation to accept the Water Monitor proposal was discussed. At the present time Water Monitor is no longer interested in installing their system in City water systems. A motion was made by Cakes and seconded by Reinke and the motion passed unanimously to refer further automated meter reading system recommendations back to the Utility Committee. NEW BUSINESS: Requests for a city wide clean up was discussed. Roger Anderson will check with Northern Waste and report back at the next council meeting The upcoming budget cycle was discussed. Meetings will begin in August. Dinnel moved and Cakes seconded and the motion passed unanimously appointing Lenore Sellin to the Budget Committee replacing Mike Dorry. BILLS: The Dakota Supply bill for the purchase of a spin doctor valve exercise was discussed. Dorry moved and Reinke seconded and the motion passed unanimously approving the bills to be paid as presented. ADJOURNMENT: There being no further business to come before the Council, Berkner moved the adjournment of the meeting and with no objections thereto, Dinnel adjourned the July 7, 2003 regular meetingof the Ortonville City Council at 7:20 P.M. Charleen K. Grossman City Clerk-Administrator Engaged Sara Batie and Jason Vollmer, both of Fargo, ND, announce their engagement. Parents of the couple are Dwight and Lena Batie of Britton, SD, and Ed and Kris Vollmer of Ortonville. Sara is a 1996 graduate of Britton High School and a 2000 graduate of Minnesota State University- Moorhead. Jason is a 1995 graduate of Ortonville High School and a 1999 graduate of the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities. He is a funeral director at Boulger Funeral Home in Fargo. They will be married Saturday, Sept. 27 in the First Lutheran Church at Britton. Engaged Mr. And Mrs Roger Barnhardt of Big Stone City, and Mr. And Mrs. Ken Young of Rawlins, WY, are pleased to announce the engagement of Tamara Joy Barnhardt to Eric Allen Young. Tamara graduated from Ortonville High School in 1998 and Presentation College in Aberdeen, SD in 2002. She is employed as a registered nurse at Rapid City Regional Hospital. Eric.graduated from Rawlins High School in Rawlins, WY, in 1997 and Mesa State College in Grand Junction, Colorado, in 2001. He is employed as a certified public accountant at Ketel Thorstenson, LLP. The couple will be united in marriage on Oct. 25, 2003, at First English Lutheran Church in Ortonville. Extension report Carrie Ann Olson Regional Extension Educator 839-2518 or 1-800-279-2518 YOUTH WANT COUNTY FAIR Conversations on the future of 4-H have been hosted all around the state of Minnesota. A common theme that has emerged as a top priority in youth development ......... programming is ii i! county fair, When asked to explain the need for county fair, people stress the opportunity that the county fair gives to 4-H exhibitors to !i : :: showcase a year's worth of work in a 4-H project area. Through exhibiting and conference judging youth share and process their experience. Sharing and processing make up the reflect component of the Experiential Learning Model. 4-H experiences are implemented through use of the Experiential Learning Model. This model is a powerful approach for learning skills that emphasizes: 1. hands- on experiences 2. reflecting on those experiences through discussion, and 3. applying the knowledge gained to other "'real life" situations. Having a basic understanding of this model helps explain why 4-Hers say they need a county fair to highlight a year's worth of learning. There are five steps to the experiential learning cycle. Each phase highlights probing questions that could be used along the way to deepen the learning taking place. The first step is the actual experience. During this "do" stage the learner will actual perform or complete an activity. Probing questions include: what did you do, what happened, and who went with you? Ideally youtt told or shown how, Sharing is the describe results their reactions. include: what did most challenging, learn about result of? The includes sharing  During 1 relates the life skill. 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