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Legal Notices 6-9

ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS

Notice is hereby given that sealed

bids will be received for the Moun-

trail Phase 2 Transmission Line Pro-

ject, in Mountrail County, ND. Bids

will be received by the Teresa

Sundsbak, at the office of the North

Prairie Regional Water District until

3:00 pm on Wednesday, June 16,

2021, and then at said office all bids

properly submitted will be publicly

opened and read aloud.

Digital copies of the Bidding Docu-

ments are available at

www.interstateeng.com or www.

questcdn.com for a fee of $30.00.

These documents may be down-

loaded by selecting this project from

the “Bid Documents” tab and by

entering Quest Project Number

7849298 on the “Search Projects”

page. For assistance and free

membership registration, contact

QuestCDN at (952) 233-1632 or

info@questcdn.com. Paper copies

of the Bidding Documents may be

obtained from Interstate Engineer-

ing, Inc. located at 1903 12th Ave-

nue SW, Jamestown, ND 58401, for

a fee of $100.00 per set. The bid-

ding and contract documents may

also be examined at the same Inter-

state Engineering office. Any techni-

cal questions may be directed to

Wade Senger at (701) 252-0234.

The project will consist of the ap-

proximately 60,000 feet of 6″ water

main including apperatuses.

Each bid will be submitted on the

basis of a cash payment for work. It

will be enclosed in a sealed en-

velope addressed to the above men-

tioned Teresa Sundsbak, 3811 E

Burdick Expressway, Minot, ND

58701 and shall be designated that

the bid is for “Mountrail Phase 2

Transmission Line.” The bid shall be

accompanied by a Bidder’s Bond in

a separate envelope in the amount

of five percent (5%) of the full

amount of the bid, executed by the

Bidder as Principal and by a Surety

Company authorized to do business

in North Dakota. If the Principal’s bid

is accepted by the OWNER and the

contract awarded, the principal,

within ten (10) days after the Notice

of Award, will be required to execute

and effect a contract in accordance

with the terms of the principal’s bid

and any requirements and condi-

tions of the OWNER.

A Contractor’s Bond, as required by

Section 48-01.2-10 of the North

Dakota Century Code, shall be in-

cluded with the executed Contract

Documents. The Bid Security shall

be as required in Section 48-01.2-05

of the North Dakota Century Code.

All bidders must be licensed for the

highest amount of their bids, as re-

quired by Section 43-07-05 of the

North Dakota Century Code and a

copy of the license or certificate of

renewal thereof issued shall be en-

closed in the required bid bond en-

velope.

Bidders on this work will be required

to comply with Title 40 CFR Part

33- Participation by Disadvantaged

Business Enterprises in the United

States Environmental Protection

Agency Programs. The require-

ments for bidders and contractors

under this regulation concern utiliza-

tion of Minority Business Enterprises

(MBE), Women’s Business Enter-

prises (WBE), and Small Business

Enterprises (SBE) and are explained

in the specifications.

The goal for MBE is 2% of the total

dollar value of the project. The goal

for WBE is 3% of the total dollar

value of the project. To demonstrate

a good faith effort to comply, bidders

must include the MBE/WBE subcon-

tractor solicitation form in the

bid package.

Bidders on this work will be required

to comply with the President’s Exe-

cutive Order No. 11246, as amend-

ed. The requirements for bidders

and contractors under this order are

explained in the specifications.

Bidders on this work will be required

to comply with American Iron and

Steel requirements of the Consoli-

dated Appropriations Act, 2014. The

requirements for bidders and con-

tractors under this regulation are ex-

plained in the specifications.

No bid will be read or considered

which does not fully comply with the

above provisions as to Bond and

Licenses, and any deficient bid sub-

mitted will be resealed and returned

to the Bidder immediately.

The OWNER retains the right to re-

ject any or all of the bids submitted

and to waive any informality in any

bid and to hold all bids for a period

not to exceed thirty (30) days from

said date of opening and to hold the

three low bids and bid securities for

a period not to exceed sixty (60)

days from said date of bid opening.

The work on the improvements is to

commence upon a date to be speci-

fied by the OWNER, notice of which

will be given to the successful bidder

ten (10) days in advance of the start

of construction. The Contractor will

be required to commence construc-

tion, and in an approved sequence,

complete the project by July 31,

2022.

By order of North Prairie Regional

Water District

Minot, ND

Teresa Sundsbak,

Manager

Dated this 20th day of May, 2021.

(May 26; June 2-9, 2021)

ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS

Project: International Peace Gar-

dens – 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 En-

gineers

ATTN: Lance Monson

200 North 69th Street, Grand Forks,

ND 58203

The International Peace Gardens is

seeking bids for Bid Pack #2 of the

Vitko Conservatory expansion as

part of the larger Campus Upgrades

project. Bid Pack #2 includes demol-

ition, structural,mechanical, electri-

cal, greenhouse, exterior cladding,

concrete, building finishes,

landscaping, and other building up-

grades.

Bockstael Construction Limited of

Winnipeg, Manitoba has partnered

with Construction Engineers of

Grand Forks, North Dakota and will

each be accepting bids from both

Canada and the United States

respectively for all trades.

The Peace Garden sits on the bord-

er 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 ID with copy of

birth certificate. More information

can be found at. https://peace

garden.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. Atten-

dees 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

TinaH@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 do-

cuments is also available for a non-

refundable price of $200 per set.

Please make your check payable to

Construction Engineers Inc. and

send it to Construction Engineers,

PO Box 13378, Grand Forks, ND

58208-3378. Contact Construction

Engineers at 701-792-3200 if you

have any questions.

(June 9-14-21, 2021)

AMENDED SUMMONS

CIVIL NUMBER: 51-2021-CV-00693

IN THE STATE OF NORTH

DAKOTA, COUNTY OF WARD, IN

THE DISTRICT COURT, NORTH

CENTRAL JUDICIAL DISTRICT

U.S. Bank National Association,

Plaintiff,

v.

Elizabeth L. Vanderhorst; Matthew

Vanderhorst; SRT Communications,

Inc.; State of North Dakota by Dept.

of Human Services, Child Support

Division; Portfolio Recovery Associ-

ates, LLC; Midland Credit Manage-

ment, Inc.; any person in posses-

sion,

Defendants.

THE STATE OF NORTH DAKOTA

TO THE ABOVE-NAMED DEFEN-

DANTS:

1. To the above-mentioned Defen-

dants including all persons unk-

nown, claiming any estate or interest

in, or lien or encumbrance upon, the

real estate described below and in

the complaint.

2. You are hereby summoned and

required to appear and defend

against the Complaint in this action,

which is herewith served upon you,

by serving upon the undersigned a

copy of an Answer or other proper

response within twenty-one (21)

days after the service of this Sum-

mons upon you, exclusive of the day

of service.

3. If you fail to do so, Judgment by

default will be taken against you for

the relief demanded in the Com-

plaint.

4. This Summons and Complaint will

be filed with the Clerk of this Court.

5. This action relates to the foreclo-

sure of a mortgage upon the follow-

ing described real property in the

County of Ward, State of North

Dakota:

Lot 2, Faith Hills to the City of Minot,

Ward County, North Dakota.

Property Address: 4821 42nd Street

Southeast, Minot, ND 58701

6. The Plaintiff is not seeking a per-

sonal judgment against the above-

named Defendants.

Dated May 19, 2021

/s/ Scott S. Skeen

Scott S. Skeen

376 East 400 South, Suite 300

Salt Lake City, UT 84111

Tel: 801-355-2886

Email: scott@hwmlawfirm.com

Bar Number: 09334

HWM: ND10307

(May 26; June 2-9, 2021)

Minutes of the Board of Ward

County Commissioners

May 18, 2021

The regular meeting of the Ward

County Commission was called to

order by Chairman Fjeldahl at 9:00

AM with Commissioners, Anderson,

Pietsch, Rostad, and Weppler

present. Also present were depart-

ment heads Bradley Starnes, Dana

Larsen, Emily Burkett, Jason

Blowers, Jennifer Wiechmann, Kerri-

anne Boetcher, Kristin Kowalczyk,

Leona Lochthowe, Marisa Haman,

Melissa Bliss, Noreen Barton,

Robert Roed, Roza Larson and

Tammy Terras.

Moved by Comm. Rostad, seconded

by Comm. Weppler to approve the

agenda. Roll call; all voted yes; mo-

tion carried.

Moved by Comm. Weppler, second-

ed by Comm. Anderson to approve

Commission meeting minutes from

May 4, 2021 and Special Commis-

sion meeting minutes from May 6,

2021. Roll call; all voted yes; motion

carried.

Moved by Comm. Weppler, second-

ed by Comm. Rostad, to approve

the regular bills totaling

$240,482.96and Human Service

Zone direct cost bills totaling

$7,536.03. Roll call; all voted yes;

motion carried.

Moved by Comm. Weppler, second-

ed by Comm. Anderson to open the

public hearing at 9:04 AM regarding

the YMCA – MIDA Bond Resolution.

Roll call; all voted yes; motion car-

ried.

Scott Wegner from Arntson Stewart

Wenger Law Firm and Roger Ma-

zurek, Executive Director of the

Minot YMCA spoke regarding refi-

nancing the existing MIDA Bonds.

Moved by Comm. Weppler, second-

ed by Comm. Pietsch to close the

public hearing at 9:10 AM. Roll call;

all voted yes; motion carried.

Moved by Comm. Weppler, second-

ed by Comm. Pietsch to approve

adopting the bond resolution out-

lined by Mr. Wegner and Mr. Ma-

zurek and authorizing Comm. Chair-

man and Ward County Auditor to

sign documents. Roll call; all voted

yes; motion carried.

Kristopher Wolla, Building Inspector,

appeared regarding a moving permit

application for Rick Duncan.

Moved by Comm. Rostad, seconded

by Seconded by Comm. Weppler to

open the public hearing at 9:12 AM

regarding the moving permit applica-

tion for Rick Duncan. Roll call; all

voted yes; motion carried.

Mr. Duncan is requesting to move a

2-stall detached garage from 216

16th St SE to his residence at 2500

63rd Street NW, Minot.

No one from the public came for-

ward for or against the moving per-

mit.

Moved by Comm. Weppler, second-

ed by Comm. Pietsch to close the

public hearing at 9:13 AM. Roll call;

all voted yes; motion carried.

Moved by Comm. Anderson,

seconded by Comm. Rostad to ap-

prove the moving permit for Rick

Duncan as presented. Roll call; all

voted yes; motion carried.

Doug Diedrichsen, Planning and

Zoning Administrator appeared re-

garding a Statutory Right of Way va-

cation request from Dakota Boys

and Girls Ranch for the following

described property: Section line

between Outlot 8 of

E2NE4-18-155-83 and SW4SW4 &

NW4NW4 less road-17-155-83.

Moved by Comm. Weppler, second-

ed by Comm. Anderson to open the

public hearing at 9:15 AM regarding

the Statutory Right of Way vacation

request from Dakota Boys and Girls

Ranch. Roll call; all voted yes; mo-

tion carried.

Brent Mattson from Dakota Boys

and Girls Ranch Foundation dis-

cussed the request which diverts

traffic around campus for the safety

of the children and would allow for

campus expansion and replatting

the property into a contiguous lot.

Also speaking on the matter was Joy

Ryan, President of Dakota Boys and

Girls Ranch who reiterated regard-

ing safety of the children.

Russell Rogne, adjoining property

owner, appeared and spoke out

against the vacation request citing

he uses the road a few times a year

but more importantly, if he were to

sell the property, there would be no

access to this land.

States Attorney Roza Larson spoke

up stating statute law states you

cannot land lock the only access to

property by closing down a section

line.

Patrick Samson of Ackerman – Est-

vold who represents the City of Bur-

lington appeared and voiced no ob-

jections with the ROW vacation.

Moved by Comm. Pietsch, second-

ed by Comm. Weppler to close the

public hearing at 9:39 AM. Roll call;

all voted yes; motion carried.

Moved by Comm. Pietsch, second-

ed by Comm. Anderson to deny the

Statutory Right of Way vacation re-

quest from Dakota Boys and Girls

Ranch Foundation as presented.

Roll call; all voted yes; motion car-

ried.

Sheriff Robert Roed appeared with a

list of updates needed to move sher-

iff storage into the Old Highway

Department building along with cost

of updates.

Moved by Comm. Weppler, second-

ed by Comm. Rostad to approve the

proposed updates as presented but

to look into an alternative option for

covering the oil pit area. Roll call; all

voted yes; motion carried.

Facilities Management Director Leo-

na Lochthowe appeared with bids on

ATS replacement on the Courthouse

generator with Main Electric being

the low bidder at $126,225.00.

Moved by Comm. Anderson,

seconded by Comm. Weppler to ap-

prove the budgeted request of

$100,000.00 and to have the Facili-

ties Management department cover

the additional amount of $26,225.00

using their departmental budget.

Roll call; all voted yes; motion car-

ried.

Mrs. Lochthowe presented quotes

for purchase of a Bobcat in order to

handle heavier loads and to assist

with snow removal.

Moved by Comm. Rostad, seconded

by Comm. Pietsch to approve the

purchase of a new Bobcat as

presented utilizing the Government

discount. Roll call; all voted yes;

motion carried.

Highway Engineer Dana Larsen ap-

peared with a Cost Participation and

Maintenance Agreement for Sawyer

Bridge Replacement Project.

Moved by Comm. Rostad, seconded

by Comm. Weppler to approve the

agreement for the Sawyer Bridge

Replacement Project and authorize

the Chairman to sign the agreement.

Roll call; all voted yes; motion car-

ried.

Mr. Larson presented bids to install

the reinforced concrete box culvert

on County Road 12, with Wagner

Construction being the low bidder at

$229,162.70.

Director of Emergency Management

Jennifer Wiechmann appeared ad-

dressing concerns of citizens in the

area regarding temporary road clo-

sure and the distance of the detour

and ability to provide service with

emergency vehicles. Minot Rural

Fire Chief Rex Weltikol appeared

and reinforced to Commissioners

that emergency vehicles would be

able to reach the detoured areas re-

gardless of the terrain.

Moved by Comm. Pietsch, second-

ed by Comm. Anderson to approve

the bid from Wagner Construction in

the amount of $229,162.70 to install

the reinforced concrete box culvert

on County Road 12 as presented.

Roll call; all voted yes; motion car-

ried.

Human Resource Director Tammy

Terras appeared with payroll

amendments for: G. Colon, Facili-

ties Department; K. Willert, State’s

Attorney office; K. Streitz, Highway

Department; and P. Malnaa, High-

way Department.

Moved by Comm. Weppler, second-

ed by Comm. Anderson to approve

all the payroll amendments as

presented. Roll call; all voted yes;

motion carried.

Moved by Comm. Weppler, second-

ed by Comm. Pietsch to remove St.

Anthony’s Plat from the tabled items

and not include on agenda until final

plat is presented. Roll call; all voted

yes; motion carried.

Auditor/Treasurer Marisa Haman ap-

peared.

Moved by Comm. Rostad, seconded

by Comm. Weppler to receive and

file the 2021 Water Tours brochure.

Roll call; all voted yes; motion car-

ried.

Moved by Comm. Weppler, second-

ed by Comm. Rostad to receive and

file the monthly reports including

financials. Roll call; all vote yes;

motion carried.

Ms. Haman spoke regarding live

streaming of all Special Meetings as

they have been sporadic in the past.

Jason Blowers appeared to inform

Commissioners of storage links for

videoed Commission meetings and

the time spent setting up for meet-

ings. He reiterated the need for gui-

dance on streaming Special Meet-

ings.

Moved by Comm. Weppler, second-

ed by Comm. Anderson to live

stream all Special Meetings. Roll

call; all vote yes; motion carried.

Ms. Haman gave an update regard-

ing the 2020 Audit of which a draft

should be completed sometime this

week by Craig Hashbarger, CPA of

Widmer Roel. Ms. Haman will con-

tact Mr. Hashbarger to have him

present his findings in person or on

Zoom.

Ms. Haman continued with an up-

date on the American Rescue Act.

Moved by Comm. Weppler, second-

ed by Comm. Rostad to have Ms.

Haman put the steps in place to re-

ceive the funding that is available

and to have a fund number esta-

blished for the American Rescue Act

funds. Roll call; all vote yes; motion

carried.

Moved by Comm. Pietsch, second-

ed by Comm. Anderson to approve

duplicate warrants to be issued to

the following: First District Health

Unit, $3,256.54; Gate City Bank –

Fargo, $20.00; T. Nesdahl, $192.00;

Olson Home Rental LLC, $574.75.

Roll call; all vote yes; motion carried.

Moved by Comm. Weppler, second-

ed by Comm. Rostad to approve the

four event permits for Minot VFW

Club. Roll call; all vote yes; motion

carried.

Moved by Comm. Weppler, second-

ed by Comm. Rostad to approve

gaming site authorization for North

Dakota Association for the Disabled,

Inc, (one for The Grainhopper and

one for Bingorama), Minot Junior

Golf Association Inc, and MSU

Beaver Boosters Inc. Roll call; all

vote yes; motion carried.

Comm. Weppler attended the May

17, 2021 Personnel meeting. No fi-

nal action was taken.

Comm. Weppler attended the May

17, 2021 Highway Committee meet-

ing. No final action was taken.

At 10:48 AM with no further busi-

ness, the meeting was adjourned.

(June 9, 2021)

NOTICE OF MEETING OF

MEMBERS OF SUNSET

MEMORIAL GARDENTS OF

MINOT, INC.

The annual meeting of the members

of the Sunset Memorial Gardens of

Minot, Inc. in the transaction of such

other business as may come before

the meeting will be held at the office

of the company. Located at 210

62nd Ave NW, Minot, ND at 1:00

p.m. Wednesday, June 16, 2021.

Nancy Schmidt

(June 2-9-16, 2021)

NOTICE TO CREDITORS

PROBATE NO. 51-2021-PR-00085

IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF

WARD COUNTY, STATE OF

NORTH DAKOTA

In the Matter of the Estate of

JOSEPH G. PATTERSON,

Deceased.

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that

the undersigned have been appoint-

ed co-personal representatives 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 mailing of this

notice or said claims will be forever

barred. Claims must either be

presented to HOLLY J. DEWITZ and

KRISTI J. REINKE, Co-Personal

Representatives of the estate, at

2525 Elk Drive, P.O. Box 1000,

Minot, ND 58702-1000, or filed with

the Court.

Dated this 20th day of May, 2021.

/s/Holly J. Dewitz

Holly J. Dewitz

/s/Kristi J. Reinke

Kristi J. Reinke

Ryan D. Sandberg – #05999

PRINGLE & HERIGSTAD, P.C.

2525 Elk Drive

P.O. Box 1000

Minot, ND 58702-1000

rsandberg@pringlend.com

(May 26; June 2-9, 2021)

NOTICE TO CREDITORS

PROBATE NO. 51-2021-PR-00090

IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF

WARD COUNTY, STATE OF

NORTH DAKOTA

In the Matter of the Estate of

MAX C. ZURCHER, Deceased.

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 re-

quired to present their claims within

three months after the date of the

first publication or mailing of this no-

tice or said claims will be forever

barred. Claims must either be

presented to DEVRA ZURCHER,

Personal Representative of the

estate, at 2525 Elk Drive, P.O. Box

1000, Minot, ND 58702-1000, or

filed with the Court.

Dated this 27th day of May, 2021.

/s/Devra Zurcher

Devra Zurcher

Matthew H. Olson – #06182

PRINGLE & HERIGSTAD, P.C.

2525 Elk Drive

P.O. Box 1000

Minot, ND 58702-1000

molson@pringlend.com

(June 2-9-16, 2021)

Request for Bid

The Fort Berthold Housing Authority

is requesting bids for 21 foundations

to be built on the Fort Berthold Indi-

an Reservation. Bids will include

demolish old house, removal of

waste, excavation, stub in new water

and sewer, forms, footings, poured

footing wall, rebar, sealing, insula-

tion, drain tile, sump pit, sill plate

and backfill. Deadline for the bids

will be July 2, 2021. For more de-

tailed information please contact

FBHA.

Contact: Brock Jacobson

Cell: 701-421-6414

Office: 701-627-4731 EXT. 228

Email: bjacobson@fbha.org

Contact: Coby Rabbithead

Cell: 701-421-1112

Office: 701-627-4731 Ext. 246

Email: coby@fbha.org

FBHA has the right to reject any and

all proposals and/or solicitations

(June 7-8-9-10-11-12-14-15-16-17-

18-19-21-22-23-24-25-26-28-29-30;

July 1-2, 2021)

Request for Proposal

The Fort Berthold Housing Authority

is requesting for 2 and 3 bedroom

modular homes to replace 21 homes

on the Fort Berthold Indian Reser-

vation. Homes will be approximately

1200-1600 Square Feet. Proposals

should not include foundations. Pro-

posals will be for a turn-key home in-

cluding, all stitching and seaming of

exterior and interior, all HVAC,

plumbing and electrical except for

electrical, water, and sewer connec-

tion. No proposals for manufactured

homes or homes built on metal

I-beams will be considered. Dead-

line for proposals will be July 2,

2021. For more detailed information

please contact FBHA.

Contact: Brock Jacobson

Cell: 701-421-6414

Office: 701-627-4731 EXT. 228

Email: bjacobson@fbha.org

Contact: Coby Rabbithead

Cell: 701-421-1112

Office: 701-627-4731 Ext. 246

Email: coby@fbha.org

FBHA has the right to reject any and

all proposals and/or solicitations

(June 7-8-9-10-11-12-14-15-16-17-

18-19-21-22-23-24-25-26-28-29-30;

July 1-2, 2021)

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