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PUBLIC NOTICE
NORTH DAKOTA
FIREFIGHTER’S ASSOCIATION
EXECUTIVE BOARD MEETING
ND FIREFIGHTER’S MUSEUM
52 N MAIN ST GARRISON, ND 58540
October 14, 2017 – 10:00 P.M.
10/5 - 20911335
PUBLIC NOTICE OF
ZONING CHANGE
Notice is hereby given that the Bismarck
City Commission, on Tuesday, June 27, 2017,
approved an ordinance rezoning from the
R5-Residential zoning district to the R10Residential zoning district on South
Meadows 2nd Addition.
This ordinance is available for copying and
inspection during normal working hours in
the office of the City Administrator.
By K.J. Hunke, City Administrator
Dated this 3rd day of October, 2017.
10/5 - 20911294
STATE OF NORTH DAKOTA
COUNTY OF BURLEIGH
IN DISTRICT COURT
SOUTH CENTRAL JUDICIAL DISTRICT
ProCollect Services, LLC,
)
Plaintiff,
)
vs.
)
Tracy E. Lavallie,
)
Defendant.
)
Civil No. 08-2017-CV-02773
SUMMONS
THE STATE OF NORTH DAKOTA TO BE
ABOVE-NAMED DEFENDANT:
YOU ARE HEREBY SUMMONED and
required to appear and defend against the
Complaint in this action, which is herewith
served upon you, by serving on the
undersigned an Answer or other proper
response within twenty-one days after
service of this Summons upon you,
exclusive of the day of service. If you fail to
do so, judgment by default will be taken
against you for the relief demanded in the
complaint.
Dated September 25, 2017.
/s/Christopher A. Carlson
Christopher A. Carlson (ID #03378)
PO Box 1097
Bismarck ND 58502-1097
701-258-4800
carlsonlaw@qwestoffice.net
Attorney for the Plaintiff
9/28, 10/5 & 12 - 20910342
Charles "Casey" L. Chapman (#03380)
CHAPMAN & CHAPMAN, P.C.
103 South 3rd Street, Suite 6 P.O. Box 1258
Bismarck, North Dakota 58502
Telephone: 258-6030
chapmanlaw@chaplawnd.com
Attorneys for: Personal Representative
IN THE DISTRICT COURT
OF BURLEIGH COUNTY,
STATE OF NORTH DAKOTA
In the Matter of the Estate of
Mansureh Iravani
a/k/a Mansureh Iravani-Bartch, Deceased
Probate No. 08-2017-PR-00218
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
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 required to present their
claims within three months after the date of
the first publication of this Notice or said
claims will be forever barred. Claims must
be presented to Zahra Umansky, Personal
Representative of the Estate, c/o Chapman
and Chapman, P.C, at P.O. Box 1258,
Bismarck, North Dakota 58502-1258, or
filed with the Court.
Dated this 3rd day of October, 2017.
/s/Zahra Umansky
Personal Representative
First Publication on the 5th day of October,
2017.
10/5, 12 & 19 - 20911295
REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
Request for proposals for an opportunity
to market, sell, and distribute activated
carbon manufactured in North Dakota.
Valley City State University, located in Valley
City, North Dakota, in collaboration with
University of North Dakota research
efforts (Owner), is undertaking the
construction of a new-age, environmentally
responsible activated carbon production
facility. The goal of this new enterprise is
multi-faceted, and includes the development
of environmentally responsible activated
carbons, production of heat energy for the
Valley City State University campus, and the
development of research and educational
opportunities in activated carbon and
related carbon-based materials.
The Owner intends to construct and begin
operating the facility by September 2019.
The proposals being solicited include
Marketing & Sales, Facility Design, Facility
Construction, and Facility Operation. The
Owner has indicated within the request for
proposals that an integrated submission of
proposals by separate firms having interest
is desirable. Any firm interested in any of
the four proposals indicated may obtain a
copy of the request by contacting:
Mr.Wesley Wintch
Vice President for Business Affairs
Valley City State University
101 College Street SW
Valley City, ND 58072
wesley.wintch@vcsu.edu
9/21, 28 & 10/5 - 20909754
STATE OF NORTH DAKOTA
COUNTY OF BURLEIGH
IN DISTRICT COURT
SOUTH CENTRAL JUDICIAL DISTRICT
State of North Dakota ex rel.
)
Commissioner of Labor,
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for the benefit of Jeffrey Todd Meier, )
Plaintiff,
)
vs.
)
Building DPT, LLC,
)
Defendant.
)
Civil No. 08-2017-CV-02817
SUMMONS
TO:
BUILDING
DPT,
LLC,
419 2ND AVENUE SOUTHEAST,
SIDNEY, MONTANA 59270.
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 an Answer or other proper
written response within twenty-one (21)
days after service of this Summons upon
you, exclusive of the day of service.
Personal service of the Summons and
Complaint upon the defendant out of state
is complete upon the expiration of fifteen
(15) days after the date of service. If you fail
to do so, judgment by default will be taken
against Building DPT, LLC for the relief
demanded in the Complaint.
Dated this 28th day of September, 2017.
State of North Dakota
Wayne Stenehjem
Attorney General
By: Douglas B.Anderson
Douglas B.Anderson
Assistant Attorney General

State Bar ID No. 05072
Office of Attorney General
500 North 9th Street
Bismarck, ND 58501-4509
Telephone (701) 328-3640
Facsimile (701) 328-4300
Email dbanders@nd.gov
Attorneys for the Plaintiff.
10/5, 12 & 19 - 20911290
IN THE STATE OF NORTH
DAKOTA, COUNTY OF BURLEIGH
IN THE DISTRICT COURT, SOUTH
CENTRAL JUDICIAL DISTRICT
PennyMac Loan Services, LLC,
)
Plaintiff,
)
v.
)
Scott A.Walby, and Does 1-10,
)
Defendants.
)
CIVIL NUMBER: 08-2017-CV-01884
NOTICE OF REAL ESTATE SALE
Judgment in the amount of $270,396.16,
having been entered in favor of Plaintiff and
against Defendants, which Judgment was
filed with the Clerk of Courts of Burleigh
County, North Dakota, on September 13,
2017, for the foreclosure of a real estate
mortgage.
Notice is hereby given pursuant to said
Judgment that the real property described
in the Mortgage dated August 25, 2015,
which Mortgagors, Scott A.Walby, executed
and delivered to Mortgage Electronic
Registration Systems, Inc. as nominee for
Mortgage Research Center, LLC dba
Veterans United Home Loans, its
successors and assigns.
Lot 9, Block 3, Kamrose Addition to the
City of Bismarck, Burleigh County, North
Dakota.
and recorded in the office of the Register of
Deeds of Burleigh County, North Dakota,
on August 26, 2015, Instrument Number
829139. Said Mortgage was assigned to
Plaintiff, its successors or assigns, by
Assignment of Mortgage recorded March
15, 2017, Instrument Number 854464.
In order to realize the amount of
$254,923.00, as of August 25, 2015, plus
interest accruing thereafter on said amount
at the rate of 3.75000% per year together
with the costs and expenses of sale, will be
sold subject to redemption as provided by
law as one parcel of land at public auction,
subject to the lien for unpaid real estate
taxes and assessments of Burleigh County,
North Dakota, and easements and
restrictions of record, to the highest bidder
for cash under the direction of the Sheriff
of Burleigh County, North Dakota, at the
main entrance of the Burleigh County
Courthouse located at 514 East Thayer
Avenue, Bismarck, North Dakota 585021055, on November 14, 2017 at 1:15 P.M.
If the sale is set aside for reason, the
Purchaser at the sale shall be entitled only
to a return of the deposit paid. The
purchaser shall have no further recourse
against the Mortgagor, the Mortgagee or
the Mortgagee’s attorney.
DATED this 29th day of September, 2017.
SHERIFF OF BURLEIGH COUNTY
Pat D Heinert
By: Deputy Troy A. Fleck
Halliday,Watkins & Mann, P.C.
Benjamin J. Mann
Attorneys for Plaintiff
376 East 400 South, Suite 300
Salt Lake City, UT 84111
801-355-2886
10/5, 12 & 19 - 20911291
STATE OF NORTH DAKOTA
IN DISTRICT COURT
COUNTY OF BURLEIGH
SOUTH CENTRAL JUDICIAL DISTRICT
Mark S.Wilhelm and Terri Wilhelm
)
Plaintiffs,
)
v.
)
R.E. Middaugh, Genevieve Middaugh,
)
Arlo C. Beattie, LaVonne Beattie,A.G. )
Golden, Sylva Golden, Jack Wilhelm,
)
Frances Wilhelm, Patricia Nelson,
)
Timothy J. Nelson, Sattler Family LLLP, )
and all other persons unknown, claiming)
any estate or interest in, or lien or
)
encumbrance upon, the property
)
described in this Summons and
)
Complaint,
)
Defendants.
)
Civil No. 08-2017-CV-02726
AMENDED SUMMONS AND
NOTICE OF LEGAL DESCRIPTION
THE STATE OF NORTH DAKOTA TO THE
ABOVE-NAMED DEFENDANTS:
You are hereby summoned to answer the
Complaint in this action to quiet title which
is filed in the Office of the Clerk of the
District Court in and for Burleigh County,
North Dakota, and to serve a copy of your
Answer upon the undersigned hereto at his
office in the city of Bismarck, Burleigh
County, North Dakota, within twenty-one
(21) days after the service of this Summons
upon you, exclusive of the date of service
and, in case of your failure to appear or
answer, judgment will be taken against you
by default for the relief demanded in the
Complaint. The interests of all unknown
persons defendant having or claiming an
estate or interest in, or lien or
encumbrance on, the interests described in
the Complaint, whether as heirs, devisees,
legatees, or personal representative of a
deceased person, or under any other title
or interest, are not in possession and are
not shown of record in the office of the
county recorder, the clerk of district court,
or the county auditor of the county in
which such interests lie, to have such claim,
title or interest in the interests, and the
affiant does not know and is unable to
ascertain the names, residences, or post
office addresses of any of the persons who
are proceeded against as unknown persons
defendant under N.D.C.C Ch. 32-17.
No personal claim is made against the
defendants, or any of them.
Dated this 28th day of September, 2017.
GEIERMANN BERGESON
& GULER LAW OFFICES, P.C.
Attorneys for Plaintiff
P.O. Box 2196
Bismarck, ND 58502-2196
Telephone: (701) 223-1986
By: /s/Michael J Geiermann
Michael J Geiermann (ID #04711)
NOTICE OF DESCRIPTION OF THE
LAND TO WHICH THE WITHIN
ACTION RELATES:
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN That the
above-described action has been brought
for the purpose of quieting title in the
Plaintiffs in and to interests described in the
Complaint filed in the office of the Burleigh
County Clerk of District Court as follows:
A tract of land lying in and being a part of
Section four (4), Township One Hundred
Thirty-eight (138) North, Range Seventynine (79) West of the 5th P.M. described as
follows to wit: commencing at the center
quarter-corner of said section, at a point
which is also the northeast corner of the
southwest quarter (SW1/4) of said Section,
thence in a southerly direction along the
east line of said quarter section a distance
of three hundred eighty feet (380’) to the
point of beginning, thence at right angles

West a distance of three hundred twentyseven feet (327’), thence at right angles
south a distance of twenty feet (20’), thence
at right angles east a distance of three
hundred twenty-seven feet (327’), thence at
right angles north a distance of twenty feet
(20’) to the point of beginning, comprising a
tract which is 20’ x 327’ in dimensions,
containing approximately .15 acres.
Dated this 28th day of September, 2017.
GEIERMANN BERGESON
& GULER LAW OFFICES, P.C.
Attorneys for Plaintiff
P.O. Box 2196
Bismarck, ND 58502-2196
Telephone: (701) 223-1986
By: /s/Michael J Geiermann
Michael J Geiermann (ID #04711)
10/5, 12 & 19 - 20909937
MENOKEN SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 33
BOARD MEETING MINUTES
AUGUST 17, 2017
5:00 P.M.
The meeting was called to order by
President Patrick Richter. Patrick Richter,
Tara Salter, Liz Anderson, Jeff Hornbacher,
Mandy Zabel, and Shirley Ryberg were
present.
Jeff Hornbacher made a motion, seconded
byTara Salter, to approve the minutes of the
July 13, 2017, meeting as printed. Motion
carried unanimously.
Liz Anderson made a motion, seconded by
Jeff Hornbacher, to approve the 2017-2018
Budget increasing the General Fund Levy by
12%. Motion carried unanimously. Liz
Anderson made a motion, seconded by Tara
Salter, to receive and file the July Financial
Report. Motion carried unanimously.
PRINCIPAL REPORT
• Open enrollments - Jeff Hornbacher
made a motion, seconded by Liz
Anderson to approve 2 open
enrollments.
Motion
carried
unanimously.
• Active Board placement.
• Copier - originally set up was quarterly
and is now changed to annually for a
$234 credit.
• Volleyball poles - $759 (indoor
poles)/$151 (outdoor net). Tara Salter
made a motion, seconded by Jeff
Hornbacher, approving the purchase.
Motion carried unanimously.
• Open House - August 23rd
• Cleaning - all 4 teachers - Tuesday,August
22nd.
• New student - total of 11 kindergarten
students.
• Bus route.
• Personal days clarification.
• Field trip - Game and Fish OWL pond Jeff Hornbacher made a motion,
seconded by Liz Anderson, to approve
the field trip.
Motion carried
unanimously.
• Carpet cleaning - August 18th.
• Before and after school supervision Patrick Richter made a motion, seconded
by Jeff Hornbacher, to approve $10/day
for before school supervision. Motion
carried unanimously.
Liz Anderson made a motion, seconded by
Tara Salter, to remove Gary Maher’s name
from the checking account and adding
Aaron Vetter. Motion carried unanimously.
Liz Anderson made a motion, seconded by
Jeff Hornbacher, to approve the following
bills. Motion carried unanimously.
JULY BILLS PAID
#4147 - 07/06/17 - South Central Water
District ..............................................$107.50
#4148 - 07/06/17 Central Mechanical..............................70.00
#4149 - 07/06/17 - Chase Card Services
(Board Book Materials) ..........................41.31
#4150 - 07/06/17 - MDU ......................88.48
#4151 - 07/06/17 - ND School Boards
Association (Annual Dues)..................643.38
#4152 - 07/06/17 Dakota Sanitation ................................44.75
#4153 - 07/06/17 - ND High School
Activities Association (Dues) ..............235.00
#4154 - 07/10/17 BEK Communications ......................196.51
#4155 - 07/10/11 - ND Insurance
Department (Building Insurance) ..1,084.56
Online - 07/15/17 - Shirley Ryberg
(Salary) ................................................597.03
#4156 - 07/18/17 - Capital Electric516.12
#4157 - 07/18/17 - Edu Tech
(Professional Development) ..............20.00
Online - 07/25/17 - Shirley Ryberg
(Salary) ................................................597.03
#4158 - 07/25/17 - Amanda Zabel
(Materials & Supplies) ......................480.00
#4159 - 07/25/17 - Becky Schick
(Materials & Supplies) ......................480.00
#4160 - 07/25/17 - Lindsay Brummer
(Materials & Supplies) ..........................480.00
#4161 - 07/25/17 - Nicole Hartl
(Materials & Supplies) ......................480.00
#4162 - 07/25/17 - Marco (Copier Lease)
206.00
#4163 - 07/25/17 - Cardmember Service
(Supplies, $64.87; Materials, $152.87)217.74
#4164 - 07/25/17 - Dean Foods ..........77.28
Online - 07/25/17 - Payroll Taxes ......387.52
$7,050.21
JULY REVENUES
Auditor (Property Tax Levy) ........$5,866.40
Auditor (High School Levy) ..................17.86
Auditor (Sinking & Interest Levy)......103.45
State of ND
(Foundation Aid Payment)..........40,808.54
State of ND
(Transportation Payment)................288.71
Checking Interest ....................................34.29
$47,119.25
The next regular board meeting will be held
at Menoken School on Thursday, September
14, 2017, at 5:00 p.m.
DATE
Patrick Richter, President
Shirley Ryberg, Business Manager
10/5 - 20911292
NOTICE BEFORE FORECLOSURE
1.TO:
Christopher M. Davis
825 N 4TH ST
Bismarck, ND 58501
Tia M. Davis
825 N 4TH ST
Bismarck, ND 58501
the title owners of the following described
real property:
Lots 28 and 29, Block 62, Mckenzie and
Coffin's Addition to the City of Bismarck,
Burleigh County, North Dakota. Property
address of 825 N 4th Street Bismarck,
North Dakota 58501.
2. Notice is hereby given that certain
mortgage upon the above-described
property, Mortgage Electronic Registration
Systems, Inc. nominee for U.S. BANK N.A.,
mortgagor/s, executed and delivered to
Christopher M. Davis and Tia M. Davis,
Husband and wife., Mortgagee, dated April
26, 2012, and filed for record in the office of
the Register of Deeds of the County of
Burieigh and State of North Dakota, April
27, 2012 as Document 762841. The
mOligage has been or will be assigned to
the Plaintiff prior to the commencement of
a foreclosure action. Said mortgage was give
to secure the payment of $138,790.00, and

interest according to the conditions of a
certain promissory note, is in default.
NOTICE
3. Pursuant to the provisions of the Federal
Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, you are
advised that unless you dispute the validity
of the foregoing debt or any portion
thereof within thirty days after receipt of
this letter, we will assume the debt to be
valid. On the other hand, if the debt or any
portion thereof is disputed, we will obtain
verification of the debt and will mail you a
copy of such verification. You are also
advised that upon your request within the
thirty day period, we will provide you with
the name and address of your original
creditor, if different from the creditor
referred to in this Notice. We are
attempting to collect a debt and any
information obtained will be used for that
purpose.
4. At this time, no attorney with this firm
has personally reviewed the particular
circumstances of your account. However, if
you fail to contact our office, our client may
consider additional remedies to recover the
balance due.
5. US Bank National Association may have
previously sent you a letter advising you of
possible alternatives to foreclosure, along
with the documents for you to complete
and return to US Bank National Association
to be evaluated for these alternatives. If you
did not receive or no longer have the
documents, or have not returned all of the
documents, please contact US Bank
National Association at:855-698-7627. Even
if you have previously indicated that you are
not interested in saving your home you can
still be evaluated for alternatives to
foreclosure.
6. The following is a statement of the
sum due for principal, interest, taxes,
insurance, maintenance, etc., as of:
09/07/2017
Unpaid Principal Balance ..........$130,341.37
Unpaid Accrued Interest ............$12,677.35
Property Inspections/Preservation ..$20.00
Escrow Advance............................$14,817.23
Pro RATA MIPIPMI ............................$234.06
Grand Total ..................................$158,090.01
7. That as of the amount due to cure
any default, or to be due under the
terms of the mortgage, exists in the
following respects: 09/06/2017
Principal and Interest
32 Months at 632.95 ..............$20,254.40
Property Inspections/Preservation ..$20.00
Escrow Advance
4 Months at 504.97....................$2,019.88
12 Months at 469.17..................$5,630.04
12 Months at 487.10..................$5,845.20
4 Months at 566.25....................$2,265.00
Grand Total ....................................$36,034.52
all of which must be paid BY CERTIFIED
FUNDS, MADE PAYABLE TO US
Bank National Association and mailed
to the undersigned attorney to cure the
default, plus any accrued interest,
subsequent payments or late charges
which become due and any further
expenses for preservation of the
property which may be advanced.
PLEASE
CONTACT
THE
UNDERSIGNED FOR THE EXACT
AMOUNT DUE THROUGH A
CERTAIN DATE.
8.You have the right, in accordance with the
terms of the mortgage, to cure the default
specified above. You also have the right to
assert in tbe foreclosure action that no
default exists or any other defense you may
have to said action.
9. Notice is further given that if the total
sums in default, together with interest
accrued thereon at the time of such
payment, accrued payments then due and
expenses advanced, are not paid within
thirty (30) days from the date of mailing or
service of this Notice, the Mortgagee will
deem the whole sum secured by the
mortgage to be due and payable in full
without further notice. Furthermore,
proceedings will be commenced to
foreclose such mortgage, and in the event
of Sheriff's sale as provided by the laws of
the State ofNorth Dakota, the time for
redemption shall be as provided by law, but
not less than sixty (60) days after the
Sheriff's Sale.
Dated August 15, 2017
MACKOFF KELLOGG LAW FIRM
Attorneys for the Plaintiff
Office and Post Office Address:
38 Second Avenue East
Dickinson, North Dakota 5860 I
Tel: (701) 227-1841
Fax: (70 I ) 225-6878
By: /s/Casey J. Kostelecky
Casey J. Kostelecky,Attorney
ND Bar #ND 06917
If you have previously received a
discbarge in a Chapter 7 bankruptcy,
this is not an attempt to collect a debt
against you personally, but only an
attempt to determine your intention
concerning retaining this property.
9/28, 10/5 & 12 - 20910341
BISMARCK PUBLIC SCHOOLS
The following detailed minutes of the
Bismarck School Board are being published
as required by a vote of the electors of the
district pursuant to North Dakota Century
Code 15-28-11.The cost of this publication
is $302.95.
August 14, 2017 - Board Meeting
The Bismarck School Board met on August
14, 2017, in the Tom Baker Room of the
City/County Office Building.
Board President Lembke called the meeting
to order at 5:15 p.m. New Board member
Jon Lee read the oath of office as
referenced in NDCC 44-01.05. President
Lembke requested that the Business and
Operations Manager call the roll.
Members present: Karl Lembke, Rick
Geloff, Jon Lee, and Matt Sagsveen.
Member absent: Heide Delorme
President Lembke asked for any other
additions, deletions, or changes to the
Agenda. Superintendent Uselman added
Mandy Dendy to Public Appearances and
recommended that Executive Session Item
C. for the purpose of discussing negotiating
strategy with BEA be removed from the
agenda. It was moved by Mr. Sagsveen and
seconded by Mr. Geloff to remove Item C.
of the Executive Session from the agenda.
Upon roll call vote, Geloff, Lee, Sagsveen,
and Lembke voted aye. Motion carried.
As the Focus on Success, Superintendent
Uselman thanked Renae Hoffmann Walker
and the communications department for
the work on the Annual School Focus
report. Superintendent Uselman then
introduced Sara Bohrer, Sheyenne
Schneider, and Ben Lervick, who presented
information on Unified Sports, which unites
athletes with and without disabilities to join
in competitive play.
Superintendent Uselman then called upon
Darin Scherr, Business and Operations
Manager, to share an update on major
projects. Mr. Scherr briefed the Board on
the number of students preregistered for
busing for the 2017-18 school year, the
new procedures for doing bus certification,

and the training that bus drivers and
monitors are given. In a facilities update, Mr.
Scherr stated the progress of the
construction on the three middle schools is
moving quickly, and that planning is being
done to ensure the ease of use for students
during construction. Plans are for Phase I of
Century High School to be completed in
the spring and Bismarck High School to
have the addition of a parking lot before
winter. Mr. Scherr advised that the majority
of CHS and BHS construction will come to
the board in late February/early March.
Mr. Scherr then presented the monthly
financial report. Mr. Scherr reported that
the General Fund Balance was $13,745,194
and the total balance of all funds maintained
by the district was $27,494,909 at the end
of fiscal year 2017.
Superintendent Uselman called upon Dr.
Rodenburg and Dr. Johnson who apprised
the Board regarding the projected
elementary and secondary enrollment for
the 2017-2018 school year as of August 10,
2017. Discussion was held on large class
sizes and the use of aides in the classroom.
Next on the agenda was Board response to
presentations. President Lembke thanked
Janelle Moos and Ann Schaibley for their
July 10 presentation on the Northridge
playground project and Milt Rue for serving
on and his comments regarding the
Elementary Facilities Committee.
It was moved by Mr. Geloff and seconded by
Mr. Sagsveen to approve the following list of
items on the Consent Agenda in
accordance with the recommendations
made by the administration: the minutes of
the July 10, 2017 regular Board meeting; the
minutes of the July 19, 2017 special Board
meeting; the minutes of the July 26, 2017
special Board meeting; the minutes of the
August 1, 2017 Executive Session; the
minutes of the August 7, 2017 special Board
meeting; the hiring and salaries of Stephenie
Braunagel, Kindergarten, $51,385; Carolyn
Christensen, Physical Education, Simle
Middle School, $23,330 (1st Semester
Contract); Cameron Dockter, English,
Wachter Middle School, $56,953; Summerly
Iverson-Houston, Family and Consumer
Science, Bismarck High School/Wachter
Middle School, $45,700; John Mayer, Spanish,
Century High School/Horizon Middle
School, $45,700; and Lori Nelson, Reading,
Solheim Elementary School, $58,420; the
resignations of Elizabeth Beckers, Melissa
Olson, and Amber Augustadt; the Title I Part
D Neglected Grant and Title I Part D
Delinquent Grant applications for the 20172018 school year; the Horizon Middle
School Change Order G-001 for an add of
$750; the award to Cole Papers for print
shop paper in the amount of $2.82 per
ream; and the approval of the Pledge of
Assets. Mr. Sagsveen requested that the
minutes of the August 1, 2017 Executive
Session be changed to the minutes of the
August 1, 2017 special Board minutes. Mr.
Geloff amended his motion to include the
change, Mr. Sagsveen seconded the
amended motion. Upon roll call vote, Lee,
Sagsveen, Geloff, and Lembke voted aye to
approve the motion amendment. Motion
carried. President Lembke asked Mr. Scherr
to call the roll on the Consent Agenda.
Upon roll call vote, Geloff, Lee, Sagsveen,
and Lembke voted aye. Motion carried.
President Lembke announced the Agenda
item for public appearances.
Ann
Richardson, Roosevelt parent, informed the
Board of the formation of the Roosevelt
Elementary Alliance and spoke of their
support of keeping Roosevelt Elementary
School open. Mandy Dendy spoke of her
concerns with playground funding through
PTOs, choosing future facility committee
meeting members, and her request for the
creation of district-wide parent council.
Robert Eckert, Centennial parent, shared
his questions regarding class size and the
enforcement of those numbers, the duties
of classroom aides, and who has the final
decision on adding additional sections. Beth
Schatz Kaylor, Bismarck Alliance of
Neighborhood Schools, asked the Board
about the timeline for elementary school
decisions and when future planning will
occur and stated the Alliance will be
working with various entities to create
policies that show the importance of
neighborhood schools. Marilee Byington,
Roosevelt parent, requested the chance for
parents to work with the Board and city on
keeping the walkability of the historical
district. Jennifer Nairn, Roosevelt Alliance,
stated the Alliance’s interest to work with
the Board on ideas for Roosevelt, as well as
the district.
There were no items of Unfinished
Business.
In the first item of New Business, Dr.
Johnson gave a presentation on K-8 student
growth measures of progress (MAP) scores
in reading and math for the 2016-2017
school year. Discussion followed regarding
the presentation.
It was moved by Mr. Geloff and seconded by
Mr. Lee to assign Mr. Sagsveen to the
Wachter Middle School Construction
Review Committee. Upon roll call vote,
Sagsveen, Geloff, Lee, and Lembke voted
aye. Motion carried.
It was moved by Mr. Geloff and seconded by
Mr. Sagsveen to assign Mr. Lee to the
Century High School Construction Review
Committee. Upon roll call vote, Geloff, Lee,
Sagsveen, and Lembke voted aye. Motion
carried.
The Board reviewed Board Regulation IBBR Child Nutrition Account Balance and
offered feedback to administration.
Mr. Scherr presented the DPI financial
report showing revenue and expenditures
for all district funds. It was moved by Mr.
Geloff and seconded by Mr. Sagsveen to
approve the DPI financial report. Upon roll
call vote, Geloff, Lee, Sagsveen, and Lembke
voted aye. Motion carried.
Under Discussion Item, Superintendent
Uselman directed the Board’s attention to
updated Exhibit ABBB-E Facility Rental
Fees. The Board offered no feedback.
In General Information, Superintendent
Uselman informed the Board about the
opening day assembly to be held at Legacy
High School on Wednesday, August 23,
2017, and expressed thanks to Dr. Bill
Marion, Dakota Eye, for the breakfast
sponsorship. Superintendent Uselman again
thanked Renee Hoffmann Walker for her
work on the Annual School Focus.
Superintendent Uselman requested that
Executive Session Item B. be acted on first,
followed by Item A. It was moved by Mr.
Geloff and seconded by Mr. Lee that the
Bismarck School Board go into Executive
Session pursuant to the North Dakota
Century Code Section 44-04-19.1(9) for
the purpose of discussing negotiating
strategy and to provide negotiating
instructions regarding the sale of the Saxvik
property. Upon roll call, Lee, Sagsveen,
Geloff and Lembke voted aye. Motion
carried.
The Board went into Executive Session at
7:45 p.m.
The Board reconvened in Open Session at

8:28 p.m.
President Lembke announced that during
the Executive Session, the Board discussed
negotiating strategy and provided
instruction to administration regarding
negotiating the sale of the Saxvik property.
It was moved by Ms. Sagsveen and seconded
by Mr. Geloff that the Bismarck School
Board go into Executive Session pursuant
to the North Dakota Century Code
Section 44-04-19.1(9) for the purpose of
discussing negotiating strategy and to
provide negotiating instructions regarding a
contract for sponsorship of the BPS
Athletic Complex. Upon roll call, Sagsveen,
Geloff, Lee, and Lembke voted aye. Motion
carried.
The Board went into Executive Session at
8:30 p.m.
The Board reconvened in Open Session at
8:40 p.m.
President Lembke announced that during
the Executive Session, the Board discussed
negotiating strategy and provided
instruction to administration regarding a
contract for sponsorship of the BPS
Athletic Complex.
There being no further business to come
before the Board, President Lembke
adjourned the meeting at 8:40 p.m.
President – Karl Lembke
Business and Operations Manager – Darin
M. Scherr
August 23, 2017 - Special Session
The Bismarck School Board met in Special
Session on August 23, 2017, via conference
call in the Superintendent’s Conference
Room of the Hughes Educational Center.
President Lembke called the meeting to
order at 12:00 noon and requested that the
Business and Operations Manager call the
roll
Members present: Karl Lembke, Heide
Delorme, Rick Geloff, and Jon Lee, and Matt
Sagsveen.
Member absent: Matt Sagsveen.
For Consent Agenda Items B. and C., it was
moved by Ms. Delorme and seconded by
Mr. Lee to approve the resignation of Jessica
Dallman and the retirement of Dean
Streyle. Upon roll call vote, Delorme,
Geloff, Lee, and Lembke voted aye. Motion
carried.
Mr. Geloff stated a potential conflict of
interest regarding approval of the
2017/2018 Title Consolidated Grant
Application. After discussion, Ms. Delorme
moved to recognize the conflict of Mr.
Geloff, the motion was seconded by Mr.
Lee. Upon roll call vote, Lee, Delorme, and
Lembke voted aye. Motion carried.
It was moved by Ms. Delorme and
seconded by Mr. Lee to approve the
2017/2018 Title Consolidated Grant
Application. Upon roll call vote, Lee,
Delorme, and Lembke voted aye. Motion
carried.
There being no further business to come
before the Board, President Lembke
adjourned the meeting at 12:10 p.m.
President – Karl Lembke
Business and Operations Manager – Darin
M. Scherr
August 28, 2017 - Board Meeting
The Bismarck School Board met on August
28, 2017, in Board Room 2 of the Hughes
Educational Center.
Board President Lembke called the meeting
to order at 5:00 p.m. President Lembke
requested that the Business and Operations
Manager call the roll.
Members present: Karl Lembke, Heide
Delorme, Rick Geloff, Jon Lee, and Matt
Sagsveen.
Superintendent Uselman called upon Darin
Scherr, Business and Operations Manager,
to share an update on the 2017-2018
budget. Board members engaged in a
lengthy discussion regarding the budget.
It was moved by Ms. Delorme and
seconded by Mr. Lee to approve Weisz &
Sons Inc. as the low bid for the BHS Parking
Lot bid in the amount of $64,270.25. Upon
roll call vote, Delorme, Geloff, Lee, and
Lembke voted aye; Sagsveen voted nay.
Motion carried.
Prior to moving into Executive Session,
President Lembke stated that the Board be
aware that his brother-in-law was a BPS
teacher which may present a perceived
conflict of interest. It was moved by Mr.
Sagsveen and seconded by Ms. Delorme to
waive the conflict. Upon roll call vote,
Geloff, Lee, Sagsveen, and Delorme voted
aye. Motion carried. Mr. Sagsveen then
stated a potential conflict of a cousin’s
spouse employed as a BPS teacher. It was
moved by Mr. Geloff and seconded by Mr.
Lee to waive the conflict. Upon roll call
vote, Lee, Delorme, Geloff, and Lembke
voted aye. Motion carried. Mr. Lee stated a
potential conflict of both a brother and
brother-in-law employed as BPS teachers. It
was moved by Mr. Geloff and seconded by
Mr. Sagsveen to waive the conflict. Upon
roll call vote, Sagsveen, Delorme, Geloff, and
Lembke voted aye. Motion carried.
It was moved by Mr. Sagsveen and seconded
by Ms. Delorme that the Bismarck School
Board go into Executive Session pursuant
to the North Dakota Century Code
Section 44-04-19.1(9) for the purpose of
discussing negotiating strategy and to
provide negotiating instructions to the
Board’s representatives for negotiating with
the Bismarck Education Association. Mr.
Geloff left the meeting prior to the
Executive Session due to conflict as
recognized at an earlier meeting. Upon roll
call, Delorme, Lee, Sagsveen, and Lembke
voted aye. Motion carried.
The Board went into Executive Session at
6:22 p.m.
The Board reconvened in Open Session at
6:55 p.m.
President Lembke announced that during
the Executive Session, the Board discussed
negotiating strategy and provided
negotiating instructions to the Board’s
representatives for negotiating with the
Bismarck Education Association.
There being no further business to come
before the Board, President Lembke
adjourned the meeting at 6:55 p.m.
President – Karl Lembke
Business and Operations Manager – Darin
M. Scherr
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