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September 13, 2012 Page 5 Belfield School District REGULAR MEETING, BOARD OF EDUCATION, BELFIELD PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT #13 AUGUST 9, 2012 SCHOOL LIBRARY The meeting was called to order by board president Procive at 7:00 p.m Present: Ernie Buckman, Delbert Kadrmas, Anthony Krebs, Edward Procive, Annette Steffan, Supt. Remington, Bus. Mgr. BerBer, HS Prin. Lamprecht. M/S Steffan/Kadrmas to approve the minutes of the July 12, 2012, school board meeting. Motion car- tied unanimously. M/S Buckman/Kadrmas to approve the agenda with addition of freezer. Motion carried unanimously. Supt. Remington noted the pump at the football field has been com- pletely replaced and the field looks very good, Mr. Lamprecht noted he finished Driver's Education. Registration was held with a few new students enter- ing. Supt. Remington noted the num- ber of new students enrolled in the elementary to date. The business manager presented the financial reports for July. Supt. Remington noted that al vacant positions have been filled with qualified personnel. He also dis- cussed the Governor's Summit of Education meeting, lockers for the elementary building, football cheer- leaders and the valuation of the school district. He noted Tammy Schumacher will help out with the bus " route as no bids were received at this point. He will continue to post notices for the bus route bid. ,He presented a new oil lease from Empire Oil to the board. M/S Krebs/Kadrmas to accept the $1000 per mineral acre lease from Empire Oil for school mineral - acres. Motion carried unanimously. Procive gave a report on the RACTC meeting and the Success 2020 grant was discussed. M/S Kadrmas/Buckman to approve the bills. Motion carried unanimously. 27946, "CAPITAL ONE", 581.74 27947, "CENTURY LINK", 243.34 27948, "CENTURY LINK", 59.33 27949, "WAL-MART STORE #1567", "348.22 27950, "POSTMASTER", 97.50 27951, "CITy OF BELFIELD",924.80 27952, "ACTIVITY FUND BHS",53.32 27953, "ALTERNATIVE " ! SANITATION", 215.50 27954, "AMERICAN LEGACY PUBLISHING INC", 391.31 27955, "AT & T", 149.37 27,956, "BELFIELD PLUMBING & HTG.", 152.85 27957, "BERGER, ALICE", 133.20 27958, "BIO CUR PORATION", 178.14 27959, "BORDER STATES INDUSTRIES INC.", 324.00 27960, "BOSCH LUMBER CO",11.64 27961, "CAROLINA BIOLOGYICAL SUPPLY CO", 2029.87 27962, "CITY OF BELFIELD",399.57 27963, "CREATIVE ENERGY",288.11 27964, "DOLLYWOOD FOUNDATION", 94.63 27965, "DORVAL, PAULETTE", 392.00 27966, "RIDe PRINTING", 84.00 27967, "ESP COMPUTERS & SOFTWARE", 820.00 27968, "EXPRESS STOP", 283.24 27969, "FIRST NATIONAL INSURANCE", 4589.00 27970, "FOLLETT EDUCATIONAL SERVICES", 300.24 27971, "FOLLETT SOFTWARE CO", 829.00 27972, "FORT UNION SUPPLY & TRADING CO", 13713.10 27973, "FROG PUBLICATIONS". 164.45 27974, "GEIGER, ALAN", 564.68 27975, "GERRELLS AND COMPANY", 1339.00 27976, "KAPLAN EARLY LEARNING CO", 229.76 27977, "KLEMM'S CARPET",3799.45 27978, "LARRY HEISER MOTORS", 1250.00 27979, "LEARNING RESOURCES", 223.98 27980, "LIBRARY VIDEO CO",192.40 27981, "MID-AMERICAN RESEARCH CHEMICAL". 431.62 27982, "MONTANA-DAKOTA UTILITIES", 47.18 27983, "ND ASSOC OF OIL & GAS PROD COU", 292.14 27984, "NEWBY'S ACE HARDWARE", 516.42 27985, "PARENT TEACHER OUTLET, LLC", 82.36 27986, "PEARSON EDUCATION", 2973.08 27987, "PRAXAIR", 87.00 27988, "PROBUILD", 291.35 DEAD- LINES The deadline for submitted copy and stories and all ad orders is noon on Fridays. Call 872-3755 or e-mail gvnews@ Governor declares state fire emergency DARREL", 399.60 27991, "RUDY'S LOCK & KEY",9.00 BISMARCK - Gov. Jack at farms and industry locations. The 27992, "RUNNINGS Dalrymple has dechu'ed a slatcwide The executive order applies statewide, North Dakota Rural Fire Danger SUPPLY INC", 7.99 27993, "SCHOLASTIC TESTING " rural fire emergency, but restrictions only apply to counties ude, which expJans each eve ,f SERVICE INC", 95.15 ' The executive order applies fire wish and activity restrictions, is 27994, "SCHOOL stalewide, but restrictions only when the National Weather Service's Fire awfilable online at: SPECIALTY INC", 1021.90 apply to counties when the National Danger Index indicates "Very High" or 27995, "SHERWlN-WILLIAMS",52.58 Weather Service's Fire Danger , urces/154/brochure-ruralfiredanger- 27996, "SOUTH WEST GRAIN", 46.85 Index indicates-.:'Very High" or "Extreme" fire danger, gt,ide.pdf 27997, "SOUTHWEST BUSINESS "Extrcn]e" fire danger. Individual cotmty restrictions, MACHINES", 25.00 In declaring a rural fire emer- role in safeguarding against wild- High" fire danger designation that including fire bans. may be more 27998, "STATE HISTORICAL gency, I)alrymple activated the state fires." western North Dakota received on restrictive than the index calls for, SOCIETY OF ND", 246.88 27999, "SUPER DUPER Emergency Operations Phm which Dalrymple's executive order was Tuesday. Weather conditions can but may not be less restrictive. The SCHOOL COMPANY", 424.79 allows the state to provide equip- issued in response to dry'conditions, change quickly and trigger fire sal- public should contact their respcc- 28000, "SUPREME SCHOOL Tent and other resources to help warm temperatures, frequent high ty restrictions, tire county emergency manager. SUPPLIES", 370.15 local and tribal officials in the event winds and heavy buildup of dry The National Weather Service's local fire department or other appro- 28001 "TEACHER'S of fire outbreak, vegetation which have significantly Fire Danger Index is posted daily priate county official for detailed DISCOVERY", 384.93 28002, "TIME FOR KIDS", 176.80 "'In many areas of the state the increased the risk of wildfires ill and reflects the immediate level of restrictions and prohibitions. The 28003, "TOM'S SERVICE weather conditions have created a some areas of the state. The Fire fire risk. "'Very High" or "'Extreme" Fire Danger Index, burn ban infor- STATION", 275.00 serious fire threat." Dalrymple said. Danger Index released today indi- designations trigger a series of spe- mation and other information about 28004, "VANDERESCH, "'i have directed state agencies to be cated that a "'High" fire daner cific restrictions on open burning, the dangers of fire outbreaks i IVAN", 500.00  28005, "VWR SARGENT at the ready if" their assistance is exists throughout western North off-road motorized travel, smoking, available at:" WELCH", 133.28 needed, but weall play an important Dakota. one step below the "'Very fireworks and equipment operations 28006, "WSI", 3906.31 28022, "CAPITAL ONE". 1043.10 28025,28024'28023' "CENTURY LINK"'"DURACLEAN","CENTURY LINK", 2500;0025271"" State parks on record setting pace in 2012 28026, "MONTANA-DAKOTA With summer winding down, final camper count in 2(i)11") was nearly every park in one way or after Labor Day, that all campsites UTILITIES", 1427.42 28027, "SCHOOL campers are filling North Dakota 62,769 campe, nights, leaving another '" says NDPRD director, are first come first served-except SPECIALTY INC". 7.08 State Park campgrounds on a'pace 2012 just 2,301 nights from sur- Mark Zimmerman. "This comes at at Fort Ransom State Park where 28028, "WAL-MART to surpass camper nights in 2010, passing the current annual record, a time when many other states are reservations can be made online at STORE #1567", 161.09 the highest recorded year in North Daily visitation should also struggling to maintain services or by calling STUDENT ACTIVITY 6684, "PACIFIC SOUND", 387.13 Dakota Parks and Recreation exceed a million people for the and keep parks open to the pub- 1-800-807-4723 until the end of 6685, "ESP COMPUTERS & Department (NDPRD) history, fourth year in a row. lie." September. Parks will continue to SOFTWARE", 1116.85 Through Sept. 2, North "It's been a very act}ve year in With the weatherman calling provide full services until the end 6686, "FOUR SEASONS Dakota's 13 state pal"k. recorded North l)akota's state parks. The for continued mild weather, out- of September at which time rcduc- TROPHIES", 395.13 6687, "GERRELLS AND 60,469 camper nights, which is parks have made a remarkable door activity is expected to remain lions will be made in the availabil- COMPANY", 773.71 11,658 more nights than in 2011 recovery from last year's high through the fall and state ity of water and electrical 6688. "PHOTOS BY and 2,638 more than 2010. The statewide flooding, which affected parks busy. It should be noted that hookups. JONATHAN", 75.00 6689, "POOL, CRAIG", 354.00 6690, "RUDY'S LOCK & KEY",55.75 pt 6691, "TRAINING ROOM", .6692, "CAPITAL ONE", 465.1360100 BLM says wild horse ado ion was successful 6693, "BILLIE ANN CAYA", 100.00 6694, "KUNTZ, AMANDA", 179.00 BILLINGS. Mont.-The Bureau endar year, but after the targeted 6695, "NDCC", 50.00 of Land Management (BLM) "We actually gathered and handled about number of excess wild horses was M/SKadrmas/Krebstoapprove Billings Field Office on Satu,'day, 150 wild horses without injuries or inci- within two animals of being the annual compliance report. Motion Sept. 8, was successful in se, nding . reached, the decision was made to carried unanimously. 38 adult excess wild horses dents involving the wild horses, the public, end the gather. The Bathe, is M/S Buckman/Steffan to approve the second reading and adoption of and seven foals to good homes fol- or BLM staff." designed to manage for the appro- Wellness Policy (IGD). Motion car- lowing a six-week bait-trap gather priate number of wild horses so that ried unanimously, on the Pryor Mountain Wild Horse Jared Bybee rangehmds, and horses can be M/S Kadrmas/Buckman to Range (PMWHR). Wild Horse Specialist healthy and productive for years to approve the second reading and adoption of Patrons Payment for "The success of this bait-trap come. The current popuhttion is Meals Policy (IDB). Motion carried gather and adoption is htrgely due analyzed the effects of the decision "We actually gathered and handled now approximately 133 Wild hors- unanimously, to the great working relationships to conduct a non-helicopter gather about 150 wild horses without es, which is slightly above the M/S Steffan/Kre'bs to approve the the Billings Field Office has with to remove excess wild horses with- injuries or incidents involvim, the established Appropriate 2012-13 Title Application. Motion car- ried unanimously, the National Park Service, U.S. ill the PMWHR. Thd field office wild horses, the public, or BLM Management Level (AML) of 90- Supt. Remington noted the lunch Forest Service, Pryor Mountain received about 1,000 individual staff." The gather and adoption 120 horses, excluding the current room walk in freezer has once again Wild Mustang Center. and public," comment letters and 63 unique operation, which 'includes the hold- year's foals. failed resulting in loss of food. His Field" Manager Jim Sparks said. comrnents 9nthe preliminary EA, ing. care, and feeding of the The PMWHR is located in the recommendation is to replace it as "'The Pryor herd has a very passion- and considered those in making the removed excess wild horses, was Pryor Mountains south of Billings, soon as possible. 'M/S . . Kadrmas/Krebs to replace the lunch ate public following and the BLM final decision, conducted bY BL.M .angt Natiofial along the Montana-Wyoming bor- room freezer with a 5x9 watk::in freez- appreciates that - we can't manage "'Really, this entire o'peraffon of Park Service personnel, der and encompasses approximate- er. the herd alone." selectiVe removal tfir0ugh b/tlting is Since bait trapping can occur ly 38,000 acres of BLM, U.S. The next meeting is scheduled for The bait-trap gather was con- unprecedented for the BLM," Wild year-round, the BLM anticipated Forest Service, and National Park September 13, 2012 at 7:00 pro. Meeting adjourned at 8:41. ducted in accordance with the Horse Specialist Jared Bybee said. gathering throughout the 2012 cal- Service managed land. Alice BerBer, Business Manager Environmental Assessment (EA) Edward Procive, School Board and Decision Record for a 2012  President non-helicopter gather of wild hers- (September 13) es within the PMWHR. With exten- sive public involvement, the EA Belfield Alter Prom Party Committee GOLDEN VALLEY COUNTY A special thanks to a'| of the following individuals, groups, and businesses for making our 2012 after prom party a great BURN BAN AMENDMENT success. Without your support, it would not happen. Hlebechuk Construction Dave & Janel Wolf Belfield Ambulance Service Wolf Trucking, Ken & Chrissy GOLDEN VALLEY COUNTY has amended Outback Well Service Jody Litlibridge Hair Expressions gelfield Theatre its burn ban to include the following: Wolf Harvesting Belfield Knights of Columbus Hair Affair Denbury Onshore LLC NO travel is to be allowed off of surfaced Challenger Industries Inc. Four Corners Cafe James Oilwell Service Inc. Tom & Lori Hlebechuk roadways normally used for vehicular traffic Krebs Machine & Repair LLC Cory & Lynelle Smith N.D. Pharmacy, Inc. Chuck & Annette Steffan except as necessary for normal farmer/rancher O'Brien Oilfield Services. LLC Chad & KiT Obrigewitch Parkway Ford Carmen Waldo or industry operauons.-" Pheasant Country Golf Course Bruce & Mary Baer Team Well Service, Inc. Medora Fire Association n Whitetail Services Midwest Crane Services, Inc. Wyoming Casing Service, Inc. John & Shelly Ewoniuk Ill II Belfield 1st National Insurance Duane & Lisa Obrigewitch Big Sky Well Service Taco Bell 1131LLINGfl COUNfY Eagles Club Amanda Johnson DDS PC (dba Badlands Dental) ' RESOLUTION NO: 2012-13 Great Plains Clinic Don & Carol Basaraba Great Plains National Bank  Eric & Corinne Brevik Fire Emergency Order Hess Corporatbn Edwin & Gwen Egly Montana-Dakota Utilities Ray & Cheryl Kessel Western Cooperative Credit Union Larry & Jod[e Lindley WHEREAS, the Billings County Board of County Commissioners Bob's Oilfield Service Pump Systems recognizes that current conditions have created an extreme risk to the Clinic Pharmacy, Inc. St. Bernard's Guild citizens and property within Billings County. ND, of tmnecessary loss Creative Energy, Inc. Bill & Stacey Shypkoski by fire; and Dickinson Area Chapter of API Walmart Dickinson Charities. Inc. Consolidated WHEREAS, the Board wishes to regt, late activities within the St. Bernard's Catholic Church Hardee's County which pose a potiential hazard for such toss, should the present Will{am C. Blair Post #144-American Legion Scheers weather conditiollS continue. Kovash Furniture Starboard NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT HEREBY RESOLVED BILLINGS Belfield Booster Club Dakota Farm Equipment COUNTY IS DECLARED UNDER A FIRE EMERGENCY Billings County School District#1 Theodore Roosevelt Medora Foundation Malkowski Trucking LLP St. Joseph's Hospital ORDER AND A BURN BAN IS IN FORCE. Sugar-n-Spice Homemaker Buffalo Gap I. No travel is to be allowed offof surthced roadways normally used Stopplew0rth & Sons, Inc. National Guard for vehicular traffic except as necessary for nonmtl farmer/rancher or West Plains, Inc. Double D Construction BDR Well Service, LLC Stevenson Funeral Home industry operations.  Belfield Sportsman Club Gate City Bank 2. Industrial operating crews and farmer/rancher opera.tions shall Delbert & Rosanne Kadrmas Marcia & Craig Pool Itave fire extinguishers and normal fire-fighting equipment at hand, and Farm Credit Services Tammi Elefson industrial personnel shal(remain at the.job site for one-half hour after Dakota Filter Supply Paragon First State Bank of Golva Greg & Marsha Krance daily operations are completed. Terry & Elaine Johnson Belfield Automotive Supply 3. Smoking is restricted to inside of vehicles or buildings. Chris Koch Trucking Tait& Kayleen Obritsch 4. Burn ban to include any open pit burning which includes a ban on Measurement Services Bil & Land O'Brien the ignition of fireworks, garbage or pit burning and campfires. Roughrider Electric Co-op Alliance Ag Cooperative Rosie & Cliff Weiler Bowman Sales & Service Westlie Truck Center of Dickinson Hebron Dakota Community Bank & Trust Pursuant to NDCC 37-17.1-10, any person who willfully violates the burning ban established by this resolution is guilty of a Class B Mis- 2011 After Prom Party Committee & Volunteers: demeanor (UP TO 30 DAYS 1N JAIL AND A $1000.00 FINE), and Angle Haverluk Shelly Haugtvedt, Stacy Shypkoski, Rosanne Kadrmas restitution of fire suppression costs may be sought from the court. Lori Hlebechuk KiT 0brigewitch Diane Tift Shelly Ewoniuk Dated at Medora, ND, this 4th day of September. 2012 Billings County, North Dakota Janel Wolf Marcia Pool Susan Wolf By:/s/.lim Arthaud, Board Chairnmn Attest: IsJoan Jurcns, County Auditor :. , .,  .. :