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Page 2 March llth, 2010 Dakota Trails and Tales Roads Trips Are Good For Families by Dr. Larrie Wanberg Driving across western America to California is like a continuous visual documentary of the vastness of our country and the diverse cultures that shaped our national identity. It's just not the same as a take-off, a snack, a snooze and a landing in a new place within the time frame of a few hours. For me, it was days-upon- days of extending beyond the outer rings of the horizons to discover anew how fellow Americans are doing, to marvel how the pioneers managed the challenges of the geographical landscape, and to renew memories of my youth when I drove across America 60 years ago in a 1952 MG-TD on historic US Highway 66. This ten-state road trip was quite different. I was traveling with my daughter Britt, and my fifteen-month- old Golden Retriever named Gunnar in training as a medical-alert service dog. The trip was initiated to visit my three sons and their familiesofninegrandchildren and two great grandchildren in CA in celebration of my birthday. While traveling to and fro, Britt was exploring new markets for her ND- produced dog products. Her emerging pet-product business is an outgrowth Continued On Page 6 Attention Flood Insurance Policy Holders Please check the renewal dates on your policy to ensure your flood insurance is up to date. Remember, there is a 30 day waiting period for renewing lapsed policies. Call The Drayton Insurance Agency With Your Questions: 701-454-3317 NOTICE OF ANNUAL SCHOOL ELECTION NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that there will be a school election for the purpose of electing two rural board members for terms of three (3) years. The election will be held on Tuesday, June 8, 2010 at the school starting at 11:00 AM and ending at 7:00 PM. All patrons are eligible to vote for these positions. Applications for Nomination and Absentee Ballots are available at the school. Nominations for this position will be accepted at the school until 4:00 PM, April 9, 2010. Notice be given that the regular Board Meeting will be held on Tuesday, June 8, 2010. JUDY STELLON BUSINESS MANAGER DRAYTON PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT #19 i Valley News and Views Acme Tools...$749.86; I',i-otice" Cl'ty Council osT, 0059000: Va.,e0000an00 o,'an0"' 00; :,iting Held February 1st, 2010 The Bank of New York Mellon...$138,172.50; PowerPlan...$94.10; Regular Meeting POLICE DEPARTMENT ADJOURN: Town & Country Floral...$64.00 Drayton City Council REPORTS: At 9:10pm, moti(n carried to ND WPCC...$30.00; February 1, 2010 Schuster moved, Deubner adjourn the meeting, i Pitney Bowes Inc...$12.00; In the absence of Mayor Olson, seconded and motion carried to Carol Gardner i DSB...$3,207.72; Council President Larson called the. accept the resignation of Daniel City Auditor i NDPERS...$1,184.34; meeting to order at 7pro with Council Stusynski, effective January February Expenditures: members Schuster, Deubner, Olson 14, 2010. The Sheriff's office is Blue Cross...$3,47.70; GrndFrksHerald...$120.22; AFLAC...$126.20; and Woinarowicz present. Council advertising for a replacement, alltel...$63.54; member absent: Prigge. Deputy Head presented a written Municipal Finance Tesoro Fleet Services...$61.03; MINUTES: report on the Police Department's Officers...$30.00; ! Tony Dorn Inc...$43.00; Halcrow's Inc...$1,895.25; Olson moved, Woinarowicz January activities, including: 15 Valley News & VieWs...$196.62 Agri-Valley...$525.43; seconded and motion carried to written citations; 3 verbal warnings; Valley Bldg Centeri..$13.28; Ameripride Linen...$216.70; approve minutes of the January 26 complaints or calls answered; 4 Kelly's Cntry Mrkt.',.$75.23; Joe Johnson Equipment 4 and January 26, 2010 Council papers served and 2 arrests. J. Woinarowicz...$133.17; Inc...$46,150.00; meetings as presented. The snowmobile ordinance Pembina Co. H. Head...$277.23; WASTEWATERPONDRELOCATION was reviewed. It was interpreted Treasurer...$625.98; OfficeMax...$53.26; PROJECT: that snowmobiles passing through Agri-Valley...$1,750.00; WalMart...$16.01; City attorney Petersen was town are allowed to stop along the D.L. Petersen...$2,927.50; Landice Inc...$396.50; present to visit with the Council designated route (which is the alley Polar Comm...$352.72; Menards...$94.75; about the methods available for between Main St. and the RR). Otter Tai1...$4,004.09; Payroll...$12,418.32. paying off this debt. No decision MUNIClPAL COURT REPORT: Hawkins Inc...$2,204.01; made. Schuster moved, Olson seconded LINCOLN VACATED WHARF STREET: and motion carried to approve the TOWNSHIP This matter was turned over to written Municipal Court Report, the city attorney, showing that $280.00 in collected ANNUAL/EQUALIZATION MEETING WATER, WASTEWATER, STREET fines has been submitted to the DEPARTMENT REPORTS; City. Tuesday March 16th, 2010 7:00 p.m. Deubner moved and Woinarowicz FINANCIAL REPORTS: seconded to authorize purchase of a Olson moved, Woinarowicz Curtis and Pamela Christenson 2002 Elgin Pelican street sweeper seconded and motion carried to from Joe Johnson Equipment Inc. of approve the January 2010 financial i Farm Shop Winnipegatafinalpriceof$46,150.00 reports as reviewed. Vot oil Levi Increase financed through Drayton State Olson moved, Deubnerseconded Bank, using city sales tax dollars and motion carried to approve  Any other business that to meet annual payments. Upon the 2009 Budget Amendments as ,: comes to the board roll call vote, the following voted in reviewed. favor: Woinarowicz, Deubner and Schuster moved, Olson seconded Pamela J. Christenson, Clerk/Treasurer Schuster. Voting against: Olson. and motion carried to authorize i [ Absent: Prigge. Motion carried, payment of bills as reviewed. NOTICE OF DRAYTON NOTICE OF MEEnNG OF LOCAL TOWNSHIP MEETINGS BOARDS OF EQUALIZATION ASSESSMENT DATE - FEBRUARY 1 Notice is hereby given that the following Boards of Notice of Annual Meeting Equalization of the several townships and cities in the Tuesday March 16, 2010 County of Pembina will meet for the purpose of reviewing 9:00 a.m. At and correcting the assessments on the following dates: Drayton Sugar Bowl Senior Center THE TOWNSHIP BOARDS MEET ON THE i SECOND MONDAY IN APRIL April 12, 2010 Notice of Regular Meeting THE CITY BOARDS MEET Tuesday March 16, 2010 ON THE SECOND TUESDAY IN APRIL Following the Annual Meeting April 13, 2010 Drayton Sugar Bowl Senior Center THE COUNTY BOARD MEETS WITHIN THE FIRST 10 DAYS OF JUNE Notice of Tax Equalization Meeting June 2, 2010 Monday April 12, 2010 COUNTY DIRECTOR 9:00 a.m. At OF TAX EQUALIZATION .... DraYton Sugar Bowl Senior Center PEMBINA COUNTY .... .... 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