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Legal Notices 6-5

By Staff | Jun 5, 2021

APRIL EXPENDITURES

CDW Government $3,056.57, Pur-

chase power $208.99, Ndtc

$2,434.88, Otter tail $6,460.39, Pi-

erce co. payroll acct. $80,022.34, Pi-

erce co. treas. $655.92, Colonial life

$51.75, Ebix health $68.45, Aflac

$1,468.04, Baltimore Co. OCS

$833.00, J.P.Morgan $3,356.84, Pi-

erce co. payroll acct. $94,123.98, Pi-

erce co. treas. $823.62, Security

benefit $1,644.26, Nationwide

$4,285.56, Ndpers $25,431.87, UPS

$14.32, Otter tail $3,305.51,

NDPHIT $72,718.07, Pierce co. pay-

roll acct. $30,436.84, Pierce

co.treas. $233.70, Hactc

$149,422.06, Christenson, Mike

$122.64, Migler, David $206.08, ND

Assoc. of counties $70.00, Mack law

$383.70, Pierce co. treas. $80.13,

Advanced business methods

$202.84, Pro I.T. $375.00, Drive

Chevrolet $70.83, Dacotah paper

$151.52, Circle sanitation $156.00,

Rugby H.Hank $97.85, City of Rug-

by $540.01, Pierce co. Tribune

$300.44, Clute Office $54.97,

Quadient Finance $500.00, ITD

$3,470.06, Computer Express

$1,120.25, CDW Government

$1,055.23, Brad’s Towing & Auto

$228.00, C&H Repair $85.00, Envi-

sion $285.72, Rugby Service

$729.62, Rugby Shooting Club

$100.00, McGuires $380.15, Towe,

Shaine $50.00, Brad’s Towing

$250.00, Hactc $97.44, I Design

$155.41, Uniform Center $780.17,

Hactc $9,153.80, Redwood Toxicol-

ogy Lab $57.78, Hager, Dustin

$75.00, Wieler, Tanya $1,000.00, I

Solved $240.35, Envision $8,530.26,

RDO $2,948.00, Praxair $124.94,

Christenson Elec. Serv. $109.19,

Rugby Welding $169.53, Zeien,

Paul $60.48, NDSU Ext. $6,125.00,

Lysne, Todd $149.99, ITD $56.61,

Ndtc $203.66 Grand Total

$522,160.61

(June 5, 2021)

PROCEEDINGS OF PIERCE

COUNTY, NORTH DAKOTA,

BOARD OF COUNTY COMMIS-

SIONERS May 4, 2021

The Pierce County board of County

Commissioners met in regular ses-

sion on May 4, 2021. Chairman

Migler called the meeting to order at

8:00 A.M., with members Christen-

son, Brossart, Hoffert and Berg

present.

Chairman Migler led the Pledge of

Allegiance.

Moved by Christenson and second-

ed by Hoffert, to approve the con-

sent agenda. Motion carried.

Moved by Brossart and seconded by

Hoffert, to accept the April minutes

as mailed. Motion carried.

Moved by Hoffert and seconded by

Berg, to approve those bills previ-

ously paid and those yet unpaid

were ordered paid. Motion carried.

Board reviewed Officer fee reports

and hourly workers time sheets.

Board reviewed financial report for

the month of April. Moved by Hoffert

and seconded by Christenson, to ac-

cept the financial report for the

month of April. Motion carried.

Moved by Berg and seconded by

Brossart, to transfer $20,000.00

from Wireless Funds to E9-1-1

Fund. Motion carried.

Moved by Hoffert and seconded by

Christenson, to transfer $2,768.23,

from Special Assessments to Road

& Bridge Fund. Motion carried.

Moved by Christenson and second-

ed by Brossart, to approve the site

authorization, for games of chance,

from the Rugby Eagles Aerie #3834,

beginning July 1, 2021 and ending

June 30, 2022. Motion carried.

Board reviewed correspondence

from NDDOT, on the upcoming

Road Project SC-3500 (021), CMC

3505, E 9 Miles to ND 3 & Selz 3

Miles to County Line for Reshaping

and Regraveling 12.086 Miles.

Moved by Brossart and seconded by

Hoffert, authorizing the chairman

and county auditor to sign the reso-

lution, awarding the bid to B & J Ex-

cavating, Inc., in the amount of

$710,439.99. Resolution adopted.

Moved by Hoffert and seconded by

Brossart, to call for bids, for the pur-

chase of one (1) newer or 2021

four-wheel drive motor grader, with

front wheel assist. Bids to be

opened on June 1, 2021, at 11:45

A.M. Motion carried.

Josh Siegler, Pierce County Sheriff

and Mike Graner, Jail Administrator,

joined the meeting.

Josh Siegler, Pierce County Sheriff,

met and gave the board a report for

the month of April, for his depart-

ment. Total calls-51; Medical calls-

0; Fire calls- 9, Traffic Accidents-5;

Assist Other Agencies-11; Prisoner

Transports-6; Arrests-14; Cita-

tions-27; Papers Served-18; War-

rants Served-6.

Josh Siegler, Pierce County Sheriff,

informed the board that he hired a

new deputy. His name is Shaine

Towe. No other personnel changes

for the sheriff’s department.

Board recessed to sit on the HACTC

board.

Mike Graner, Jail Administrator,

HACTC, went over the bills. Moved

by Berg and seconded by Brossart,

to approve those bills previously

paid and those yet unpaid were or-

dered paid, for the month of March,

for the HACTC. Motion carried.

Moved by Brossart and seconded by

Berg, to approve the financial report

for the month of March, for the

HACTC. Motion carried.

Mike Graner, Jail Administrator,

HACTC, gave the board an update

on the inmate population for the

month of April, which was 91. High

96. May currently has 96. Bookings

53; Releases 50. Pierce County in-

mates for March were 10, with 7

remaining in custody. He went over

the profit and loss for the HACTC.

There was a deficit of $20, 039.80,

for the month of March. Personnel

24/24; One (1) corporal will be

resigning effective May 27,2021.

One (1) corporal on active duty. One

CO will be attending basic training in

Minot on May 10th. Miscellaneous-

no covid cases for the month of

March.

Mike Graner, Jail Administrator,

HACTC, informed the board that he

has received a quote for a transport

vehicle, but is waiting for the other

dealerships quote and will present

the quotes at the next board meet-

ing.

The DOCR Facility inspection was

held on April 21 and April 22, which

has been completed and the facility

is 100% in compliance.

Board reconvened at 9:10 A.M., with

all members present.

Galen J. Mack, States Attorney,

joined the meeting.

Kelsey Siegler, DES Coordinator,

joined the meeting and discussed

the fire emergency and burn ban de-

claration. After further discussion,

moved by Christenson and second-

ed by Brossart, to issue a Fire Emer-

gency Declaration and Burn Ban, to

include recreational burning, gar-

bage/pit burning, burning of farm-

land, cropland and /or ditches, and

the use of fire to demolish structures

when the North Dakota Fire Danger

Index is in the “High, Very High or

Extreme” Index and/or a “Red Flag

Warning” has been issued for Pierce

County; however this does not ban

the use of grills or commercially sold

enclosed firepits, but it is required

that grills or enclosed fire devices be

on a hard non-organic surface and

be a minimum of 15 feet away from

any dry vegetation when the Fire

Danger Index is Very High, or Ex-

treme. The use of Fireworks is

banned when the Fire Index Rating

is “Very High or Extreme” or a “Red

Flag Warning” has been issued. But

it also requires that any controlled

burn occurring within the limits of Pi-

erce County be reported to the Law

Enforcement Center by calling

(701-776-5245) and supplying the

name of the responsible party, con-

tact number and location of the burn,

along with any other information re-

quested. This ban will be in effect

when the North Dakota Fire Danger

Index is “High, Very High or Ex-

treme” Index and/or a “Red Flag

Warning” has been issued for Pierce

County, North Dakota expiring on

October 31, 2021. Upon roll vote-

Christenson “Aye”; Brossart “Aye”;

Hoffert “Aye”;

Berg “Aye” and Migler “Nay”. Motion

carried.

Galen J. Mack, States Attorney, in-

formed the board that he received a

letter from the State Land Depart-

ment and that he has contacted the

individual that his fence needs to be

moved.

Jessica Tagstad and Jesse Brand-

vold, Wold Engineering, joined the

meeting and gave the board an up-

date on the upcoming Road Project

that was awarded to B & J Excavat-

ing, Inc and that work on this project

will start after July 1, 2021.

Commissioner Hoffert asked Jessica

Tagestad and the rest of the board if

any repairs were going to be done

on the York Road, as he was asked.

Jessica stated that a traffic count

was taken on the York Road and

Knox Road and the traffic count was

significantly higher on the Knox

Road, and that the board agreed to

repair the Knox Road, as it would be

costly to do repairs on the York

Road, as no right of way has been

purchased on the York Road.

Board reviewed correspondence

from Julie Grove, Secretary/

Treasurer, Buffalo Lake Sportsmen’s

Club, in which they applied for a

grant, through the Garrison Diver-

sion Matching Recreation Grant Pro-

gram, to add a new campsite loca-

tion on the 2nd tier of Buffalo Lake.

The plan includes trenching and in-

stalling four (4) new electrical boxes,

which will provide eight (8) new site

hookups. Also includes a covered

picnic area and new metal picnic

tables and fire rings. Moved by Hof-

fert and seconded by Berg, to ap-

prove the project requested by Buf-

falo Lake Sportsmen’s Club, through

the Garrison Diversion Grant Pro-

gram. Motion carried.

Fursather, Auditor – Treasurer,

brought to the board’s attention, that

the courthouse elevator is having is-

sues, where the doors aren’t open-

ing or the elevator is landing

between two floors. Moved by Berg

and seconded by Hoffert, to do the

repairs to the courthouse elevator.

Discussed amongst the board was

the community service coordinator

expectations and that the probation

period has been extended as the

coordinator has not met the re-

quirements that were spelled out to

him at their February meeting.

There being no further business,

moved by Berg to adjourn the meet-

ing at 11:15 A.M. Seconded by Hof-

fert. Motion carried.

Karin Fursather, Auditor-Treasurer

Pierce County, North Dakota

David Migler, Chairman

Board of County Commissioners

(June 5, 2021)

PROCEEDINGS OF PIERCE

COUNTY, NORTH DAKOTA,

BOARD OF COUNTY

COMMISSIONERS May 20, 2021

The Pierce County board of County

Commissioners met in special ses-

sion on May 20, 2021. Chairman

Migler called the meeting to order at

8:00 A.M., with members Christen-

son and Berg present. Absent: Bros-

sart and Hoffert.

Berg presented resignation letter

from Eric Kuntz, Community Service

Coordinator. Moved by Christenson

and seconded by Berg, to accept the

resignation letter from Eric Kuntz,

Community Service Coordinator, ef-

fective May 19, 2021. Motion car-

ried.

Moved by Berg and seconded by

Christenson, to advertise for the po-

sition of Community Service Coordi-

nator. Motion carried.

There being no further business,

Migler adjourned the meeting at 8:30

am. Seconded by Berg.

Motion carried.

Karin Fursather, Auditor-Treasurer

Pierce County, North Dakota

David Migler, Chairman

Board of County Commissioners

(June 5, 2021)

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