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Legal Notices 2-11

ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS

FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF

NAWS PIPELINE PROJECT

WATER TRANSMISSION

PIPELINE WESTHOPE TO

SOURIS CORNER SEGMENT

(CONTRACT 2-4B) FOR THE

NORTH DAKOTA STATE WATER

COMMISSION

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that

the State of North Dakota, acting

through the State Water Commis-

sion, invites and will receive sealed

proposals (bids) up to the hour of

2:00 p.m., local time, on March 5th,

2020, for the furnishing to the State

of North Dakota of all transportation,

labor, materials, tools, equipment,

services, permits, utilities, and other

items necessary to construct said

work, in accordance with the draw-

ings and contract documents on file

in the office the North Dakota State

Water Commission. At said time,

said proposals will be publicly

opened and read aloud in the North

Dakota State Water Commission lo-

cated at:

North Dakota State Water

Commission

State Office Building

900 East Boulevard Avenue

Bismarck, North Dakota 58505-0850

Bids shall conform to and be respon-

sive to the Contract Documents for

the work. The Contract Documents

will be available after February 4th,

2020. Copies of the Contract Docu-

ments will be on file and may be ex-

amined during normal office hours in

the office of the North Dakota State

Water Commission and at the fol-

lowing locations:

Houston Engineering, Inc.

18 3rd Street SE Suite 100

Minot, ND 58701-3700

Telephone (701) 852-7931

Fax (701) 858-5655

The scope of Work generally con-

sists of the following: Mobilization;

72,650 linear feet of 14 inch C900

DR 18 PVC water main; 180 linear

feet of 6 inch C900 DR 18 PVC wa-

ter main; 165 linear feet of 4 inch

C900 DR 18 PVC water main; 580

linear feet of 14 inch C900 DR 18

restrained joint pipe for excavated

coulee and wetland crossings; 5,230

linear feet of 16 inch C900 DR 14

Fusible PVC water main or 18 inch

DR 7 DIPS PE4710 water main in-

stalled by HDD across the J Clark

Salyer National Wildlife Refuge;

1,280 linear feet of 14″ C900 DR 18

restrained joint pipe installed by

HDD or open cut methods across

various coulee and wetland cross-

ings; two (2) Type I (2-Lane) Road

Crossings; nine (9) Type II Road

Crossings; one (1) Type IV Road

Crossing; one (1) Type IV Road and

Enbridge Pipeline Crossing; six (6)

Excavated Road Crossings; NAWS

2-4A System Interconnection; two

(2) combination air release/air vacu-

um valve manhole assemblies; two

(2) air release valve manhole as-

semblies; one (1) rural turnout

meter/control valve manhole assem-

bly; eight (8) gate valves with boxes;

three (3) flush risers; pipeline mark-

ers; erosion control; seeding; remo-

val and replacement of trees; and in-

cidental items. The Contractor will

not perform work or permit the per-

formance of Work by subcontractors

outside regular dusk to dawn work-

ing hours or on Saturdays, Sundays,

or legal State holidays without pro-

viding written notice of proposed

work to the Engineer a minimum of

5 days in advance and contingent on

the Owner’s written consent. The

Owner is not likely to consent to

Work involving pipe production,

backfill, or appurtenance installation.

In accordance with the current Ener-

gy and Water Development Ap-

propriations Act, to the greatest ex-

tent practicable, all equipment and

products purchased for use in this

contract shall be American-made.

Printed copies of plans and specifi-

cations may be obtained following

receipt of payment of $500.00 per

set, non-refundable, or a CD may be

obtained with the documents in elec-

tronic (pdf) format following receipt

of payment of $40 per set, nonre-

fundable, from the following:

Houston Engineering, Inc.

18 3rd Street SE Suite 100

Minot, ND 58701-3700

The contract documents may also

be viewed free of charge online at

www.houstoneng.com, or download-

ed for a fee of $25.00. Please con-

tact us at 701-852-7931 if you have

any questions. The Advertisement

for Bids, Planholders List, Adden-

dums, and Bid Results will be avail-

able from the “Bid Info” link located

on the Houston Engineering, Inc.

web site. Each bid shall be submit-

ted on a form furnished as part of

the contract documents and must be

accompanied by a separate en-

velope containing a Bidder’s Bond

with Acknowledgement of Surety in

an amount not less than 5% of the

full amount of the bid made payable

to the order of or for the benefit of

the North Dakota State Water Com-

mission. The bid bond shall be exe-

cuted by the bidder as principal and

by a surety company authorized to

do business in the State of North

Dakota, conditioned that if the

principal’s Bid be accepted and the

contract awarded to the principal,

within ten (10) days after Notice of

Award, the Principal shall execute a

contract in accordance with the

terms of the bid and contractor’s

performance and payment bonds as

required by law and the regulations

and determinations of the North

Dakota State Water Commission. A

bid submitted without this informa-

tion properly enclosed in the bid

bond envelope shall not be read nor

considered and the envelope shall

be resealed, and bid returned to the

bidder immediately. Each bid shall

be sealed and delivered to the North

Dakota State Water Commission at

the location designated in this notice

for the opening of bids at or before

the time in this notice provided. Un-

less a bidder obtains a contractor’s

license for the full amount of its bid

within twenty days after it is deter-

mined the bidder is the lowest

responsive and responsible bidder,

the bid must be rejected and the

contract awarded to the next lowest,

responsive, responsible, and

LICENSED bidder. Substantial

Completion for all WORK shall be

October 8, 2020. Final Completion

for all WORK shall be November 5,

2020. The State of North Dakota,

acting through the State Water Com-

mission, reserves the right to select

the schedule(s) under which the bids

are to be compared and contract(s)

awarded, to reject any and all bids,

to determine whether a bidder is

responsive and responsible and to

waive any and all irregularities in

any bid. BY THE ORDER OF THE

NORTH DAKOTA STATE WATER

COMMISSION.

Dated: January 29, 2020

/s/ Garland Erbele

Garland Erbele, PE,

Chief Engineer/Secretary

(February 4-11-18, 2020)

ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS

MINOT PUBLIC LIBRARY

EXTERIOR RENOVATIONS

Owner: City of Minot

Sealed proposals for Construction of

the Minot Public Library – Exterior

Renovations will be received at City

Hall – City Council Chamber, 515

2nd Avenue SW, Minot, ND 58701,

until 2:00 PM local time on Tuesday,

February 25, 2020 when bids will be

opened and read aloud. The Infor-

mation to Bidders, Form of Bid,

Form of Contract, Form of Perfor-

mance – Payment Bonds, Drawings,

Specifications, addenda, and other

contract documents as prepared by

JLG Architects may be examined at

the following places: The office of

JLG Architects, Minot, North Dakota;

the Builders Exchanges in

Fargo-Moorhead, Grand Forks,

Bismarck-Mandan, Bismarck, Minot

and Dickinson, North Dakota;

Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota;

Construction Connect and McGraw

Hill/FWDodge. Bid Documents are

available to Prime bidders at the of-

fices of JLG Architects, Minot, ND.

Digital copies are available at no

charge and physical copies are

available upon payment of $100.00

for each set. Any unsucccessful

bidder, upon returning such in good

condition within 15 days after the bid

opening, will be refunded their depo-

sit. Each bid must be accompanied

by a separate envelope containing

the contractor’s license and bid

security. The bid security must be in

a sum equal to five percent of the

full amount of the bid and must be in

the form of a bidder’s bond. A

bidder’s bond must be executed by

the bidder as prinicpal and by a

surety, conditioned that if the princi-

pals bid is accepted and the contract

awarded to the principal, the princi-

pal, within ten days after notice of

the award, shall execute a contract

in accordance with the terms of the

bid, the bid bond, and any conditions

of the governing body. Bids shall

comply with North Dakota Century

Code Chapter ’ 48-01.2 as amend-

ed. If a successful bidder does not

execute a contract within the time al-

lowed, the bidder’s bond shall be

forfeited to the governing body and

the project awarded to the next

lowest responsible bidder. No bidder

may withdraw their bid within 60

days after the actual date of the

opening therof. The Bid Bond of the

the three lowest Bidders for each

contract will be retained until the

contract has been awarded and exe-

cuted, but no longer than sixty (60)

days after the date of the Bid. All

Bidders shall hold a valid North

Dakota Contractor’s license of the

proper class for the full amount of

the bid as required by North Dakota

Law Sections ’ 43-07-05 and ’

43-07-12 and shall enclose a copy

of the license or Certificate of

Renewal of the license in the same

envelope as the Bidder’s Bond. A

Contractor shall be the holder of a

license at least ten days prior to the

date set for receiving Bids to be a

qualified Bidder. No bid will be read

or considered which does not fully

comply with the above requirements

as to bond and licenses, and any

deficient bid submitted must be

resealed and returned to the bidders

immediately. Bids shall be in accor-

dance with and submitted on the Bid

form supplied within the Bid Docu-

ments. Failure to do so may result in

rejection of the Bid. The Owner

reserves the right to reject any and

all bids and to waive any formalities

therein, and rebid the project until a

satisfactory bid is received. A

Pre-Bid Conference will be held at

the Minot Public Library, 516 2nd

Avenue SW, Minot, ND on Friday,

February 14, 2020 at 10:00 AM local

time.

(February 4-11-18, 2020)

Combined Public Notice

Notice of Finding of No

Significant Impact and

Notice of Intent to Request

Release of Funds

February 11, 2020

City of Minot, North Dakota

P.O. Box 5006

Minot, North Dakota, 58702-5006

701-857-1553

These notices shall satisfy two

separate but related procedural re-

quirements for activities to be under-

taken by the City of Minot.

REQUEST FOR THE RELEASE

OF FUNDS

On or about February 27, 2020, the

City of Minot will submit a request to

the U.S. Department of Housing and

Urban Development (HUD) Region

VIII for the release of Community

Development Block Grant National

Disaster Resilience (CDBG-NDR)

funds, under Title I of the Housing

and Community Development Act of

1974, as amended, to undertake a

project known as City of Minot

CDBG-NDR Program: Downtown

Gathering Place, for the purpose of

voluntarily acquiring a parcel and

converting the site to a public

park.The total allocation will be

$6,000,000, with CDBG-NDR funds

providing the entire amount. The

proposed Downtown Gathering

Place Project would involve the

voluntary acquisition of 200 4th

Street SE, Minot, ND 58701, an ap-

proximately 1.76 acre lot. The site is

vacant, but houses construction

trailers and building materials, all of

which would be removed, and the

parcel would be converted to a pub-

lic park. The park would be predom-

inantly open space and may include

a water feature such as a fountain or

wading area, a walking trail, a

stage/performance area, an area for

temporary installation of canopies

(for markets and art festivals), an ice

skating rink, a permanent covered

shelter, tables for chess and check-

ers, a storytelling area for children,

landscaping and benches.

FINDING OF NO SIGNIFICANT

IMPACT

The City of Minot has determined

that the project will have no signifi-

cant impact on the human environ-

ment. Therefore, an Environmental

Impact Statement under the National

Environmental Policy Act of 1969

(NEPA) is not required. Additional

project information is contained in

the Environmental Review Record

(ERR) on file at the City of Minot,

515 2nd Avenue SW, Minot, North

Dakota, 58702-5006, and may be

examined or copied weekdays 9:00

A.M. to 5:00 P.M.

PUBLIC COMMENTS

Any individual, group, or agency

may submit written comments on

the ERR to the City of Minot, P.O.

Box 5006, Minot, North Dakota,

58702-5006. All comments received

by February 27, 2020 will be con-

sidered by the City of Minot prior to

authorizing submission of a request

for release of funds. Comments

should specify which Notice they are

addressing.

ENVIRONMENTAL

CERTIFICATION

The City of Minot certifies to HUD

Region VIII that Mr. Shaun Sipma in

his capacity as Mayor consents to

accept the jurisdiction of the Federal

Courts if an action is brought to en-

force responsibilities in relation to

the environmental review process

and that these responsibilities have

been satisfied. HUD Region VIII’s

approval of the certification satisfies

its responsibilities under NEPA and

related laws and authorities, and al-

lows the City of Minot to use Pro-

gram funds.

OBJECTIONS TO RELEASE OF

FUNDS

HUD Region VIII will accept objec-

tions to its release of funds and the

City of Minot’s certification for a

period of 15 days following the anti-

cipated submission date or its actual

receipt of the request (whichever is

later) only if they are made on one of

the following bases: (a) the certifica-

tion was not executed by the Certify-

ing Officer of the City of Minot (b)

the City of Minot has omitted a step

or failed to make a decision or find-

ing required by HUD regulations at

24 CFR Part 58; (c) the grant reci-

pient or other participants in the

development process have commit-

ted funds, incurred costs or under-

taken activities not authorized by 24

CFR Part 58 before the approval of

a release of funds by HUD Region

VIII; or (d) another Federal agency,

acting pursuant to 40 CFR Part

1504, has submitted a written finding

that the project is unsatisfactory

from the standpoint of environmental

quality. Objections must be

prepared and submitted in accor-

dance with the required procedures

(24 CFR Part 58, Sec. 58.76) and

shall be addressed to U.S. Depart-

ment of Housing and Urban

Development, Region VIII Office,

8ADE, 1670 Broadway Street,

Denver, Colorado 80202-4801. Po-

tential objectors should contact HUD

to verify the actual last day of the

objection period.

Mr. Shaun Sipma,

Mayor, City of Minot

(February 11, 2020)

MINOT PARK DISTRICT CALL

FOR BIDS

Notice is hereby given that sealed

bids will be received by Jarrod A. Ol-

son, Director of Operations, at the

Minot Park District Office, 420 3rd

Ave. SW, PO Box 538, Minot, ND

58702,, until 2pm February 14th,

2020 at which time bids will be

opened and read for furnishing the

Park District with the Following:

These will be individually Bid

pieces of Equipment: 6′ Rotary

Mower, 10′ Rotary Mower,

Tri-Plex Reel Mower, Tri-Plex Ro-

trary Mower

Copies of Specifications may be ob-

tained from the Park District Office

at above address or at

www.minotparks.com. The Board of

Park Commissioners reserves the

right to reject any and all bids and

waive any irregularities therein, and

to award the contract as they deem

to be the best interest of the Minot

Park District. Bidders are invited to

be present at the above-mentioned

time and place for the opening of the

bids. Bids will be presented to the

Minot Park Board of February 18th

at 6:30pm at the Minot Park Board

February Meeting.

Jarrod A. Olson

Director of Operations

Minot Park District

jarrod@minotparks.com

(701) 857-4136 Office

(701) 833-7021 Cell

(January 28; February 4-11, 2020)

NOTICE

First District Health Unit is accepting

bids for a new roof on the former

Easter Seals building located at 800

12th Ave. SW, Minot, ND. Bids must

include shingle replacement and

metal sheet roofing. More details

can be found at www.fdhu.org.

Close of bidding will be March 31st,

2020. For specific bid information

contact Jim Heckman at

701-721-0314, or at First District

Health Unit, 801 11th Ave. SW,

Minot, ND.

(January 27-28-29-30-31; February

1-3-8-10-11-12-13-14-15, 2020)

NOTICE OF EXECUTION SALE

Civil No. 51-2019-CV-01670

STATE OF NORTH DAKOTA,

COUNTY OF WARD, IN DISTRICT

COURT, NORTH CENTRAL

JUDICIAL DISTRICT

First Western Bank & Trust,

Plaintiff,

vs.

Robert L. Charlebois and Myrtle

Charlebois; ProCollect Services,

LLC; State of North Dakota Depart-

ment of Human Services, Child Sup-

port Program; and all persons unk-

nown, claiming any estate or iterest

in, or lien or encumbrance upon, the

real property described in the com-

plaint;

Defendants.

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that

by virtue of a Judgment and decree

of foreclosure rendered and given in

the District Court in and for the

County of Ward, North Dakota,

North Central Judicial District, and

entered and docketed in the Office

of the Clerk of said Court on De-

cember 16, 2019, in an action

wherein First Western Bank & Trust

was the Plaintiff, and Robert L.

Charlebois and Myrtle Charlebois;

ProCollect Services, LLC; State of

North Dakota Department of Human

Services, Child Support Program;

and all persons unknown, claiming

any estate or interest in, or lien or

encumbrance upon, the real proper-

ty described in the complaint were

the Defendants, adjudging that there

was due and owing the Plaintiffs as

of such day from Defendant Robert

L. Charlebois and Myrtle Charlebois,

together with costs and disburse-

ments of said action, the sum of

$104,673.23, which Judgment and

decree among other things directed

the sale by me of the real property

hereinafter described to satisfy the

amount of the Judgment with in-

terest thereon and the costs and ex-

penses of such sale or so much

thereof as the proceeds of the sale

will satisfy, and by virtue of a Special

Execution issued to me by the Clerk

of said Court, I will sell the real pro-

perty described in said Judgment

and hereafter described to the

highest bidder for cash at public

auction at the main entrance of the

Ward County Courthouse located at

315 3rd Street SE, Minot, County of

Ward, North Dakota, on February

26, 2020, at the hour of 10:00 a.m.

CDT of that day to satisfy the

amount due with accrued costs and

interest at the date of sale, or so

much thereof as the proceeds of

said sale applicable thereto will

satisfy. The premises to be sold as

aforesaid are situated in the County

of Ward, State of North Dakota, and

are more particularly described as

follows:

NORTH 24 FEET OF LOT 14 AND

THE SOUTH 56 FEET OF LOT 15,

BLOCK 3, GOHEEN’S ADDITION

TO THE CITY OF MINOT, WARD

COUNTY, NORTH DAKOTA

The failure to include the street ad-

dress in the notice does not affect

the validity of this notice. Please

note the sale is subject to cancella-

tion or postponement.

Dated at Minot, North Dakota this

23rd day of January, 2020.

For:Robert Roed

Sheriff of Ward County,

North Dakota

By:/s/Jamie Williams

Deputy

Jon W. Backes, I.D.# 05071

jbackes@mcgeelaw.com

2400 Burdick Expy East, Suite 100

PO Box 998

Minot, ND 58702-0998

701-852-2544

701-838-4724 (FAX)

Attorneys for First Western Bank &

Trust

(January 28; February 4-11, 2020)

NOTICE

Surrey Fire Protection District will

hold their Annual Meeting Tuesday,

March 3, 2020 – 7:00 pm at Surrey

City Hall.

Raymond A. Volk

Secretary/Treasurer

(February 11, 2020)

SUMMONS

Civil No. 51-2019-CV-02146

IN DISTRICT COURT, WARD

COUNTY, NORTH DAKOTA

The Industrial Commission of North

Dakota, acting as the North Dakota

Housing Finance Agency,

Plaintiff,

vs.

James Walker, Jr., an unmarried

person; United States of America

acting through the Secretary of

Housing and Urban Development;

and any other person in possession;

Defendants.

THE STATE OF NORTH DAKOTA

TO THE ABOVE-NAMED DEFEN-

DANTS: YOU ARE HEREBY sum-

moned to answer the Complaint of

the Plaintiff which is herewith served

upon you and which will be filed in

the office of the Clerk of District

Court of Ward County, North Dako-

ta, and to serve a copy of your

answer thereto on the undersigned

at his office at 720 Main Avenue, in

the City of Fargo, County of Cass,

State of North Dakota, within twenty

one (21) days after service of this

Summons upon you, exclusive of

the date of service, and in case of

your failure to appear or answer as

above directed, judgment will be tak-

en against you by default for the re-

lief demanded in the Complaint

herein. MORTGAGOR IS NOTIFIED

FURTHER that this is a communi-

cation from a debt collector and this

is an attempt to collect a debt. Any

information obtained will be used for

that purpose.

Dated at Fargo, North Dakota, this

20th day of December, 2019.

/s/Stephen P. Welle

Stephen P. Welle (ND ID 07343)

Special Assistant Attorney General

for the Industrial Commission of

North Dakota acting as the North

Dakota Housing Finance Agency

Attorney for Plaintiff

720 Main Avenue

Fargo, North Dakota 58103

701.235.8000

steve@okeeffeattorneys.com

This action relates to the foreclosure

of a real estate mortgage owned by

above-named Plaintiff upon the fol-

lowing described property situated in

the County of Ward, State of North

Dakota, to-wit:

Lot 7, Thompson’s Sixth Plat in

NW1/4 Section 1, Township 154

North, Range 83 West of the 5th

P.M., Ward County, North Dakota.

(Street Address: 3804 Main Street

South, Minot, North Dakota

58701)

/s/Stephen P. Welle

Stephen P. Welle (ND ID 07343)

Special Assistant Attorney General

for the Industrial Commission of

North Dakota acting as the North

Dakota Housing Finance Agency

Attorney for Plaintiff

720 Main Avenue

Fargo, North Dakota 58103

701.235.8000

steve@okeeffeattorneys.com

(February 11-18-25, 2020)

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