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4 December 19, 2013 -- Section A Dickey County Leader What Do High Think is Cool? AUTHOR CORRECTION!! takes advantage of a digital camera Facebook is an online social net- By Shania MerkelEHS on the device that faces the user working service. In order to have Journalism Class to allow for video calls. FaceTime a Facebook account, you have to Most all of the High School Stu- is like Skype. When you want to register before you can use this site. dents do the same things that may Skype with someone you will have After you have created an account, seem cool to some people. Some to add that person to your list of you may create a personal profile, don't because they think its not the people that you want to Skype. add other users as friends, and ex- cool to do but its all up to individ- When you want to FaceTime with change messages. You can receive ual to choose if they want to do it someone you can pick someone that notifications when they update their to. Snapchat, FaceTime, Twitter, is on your list.FaceTime only works profile. You can also join in com- and Facebook are what some High if you have Wi-Fi. mon-interest user groups. School Students think is cool. High School Students also think After you have added a friend you Snapchat is very common for that Twitter is very cool. Twitter is can categorize them such as"People High School Students to have. Snap- a social network, real-time commu- From Work" or "Close Friends". chat is a photo messaging applica- nication service that was launched One of the drawbacks that Face- tion that was developed by Stanford in 2006, and is used by millions of book has is that there are a lot of University students. Snapchat is an people. It's one way that businesses fake profiles. If you want to you can app that allows you to take photos, can quickly share and discover in- also look through your news feed. record videos, add text and drawing, formation about another business. Your news feed has your friends and send them to a controlled list of The limit of a tweet is 140 charac- posts, vine videos, and pictures on it recipients. Snapchat is somewhat ters per tweet. The tweets that you that you can look through. You also like texting but more fun than tex- make are public and everybody can can update your status, meaning ring. The pictures that you take cap- see them if they're following you. that you can write what is on your ture your emotion for what you are You are also able to follow other us- mind. Facebook is also another way talking about. After you have taken ers that you are interested in so that to get in contact with someone in- a picture you can set a time limit on you can follow the tweeter. You can stead of texting and calling. long that person can view your pic- tweet photos, videos, quotes, article High School Students may do a ture. Once the time limit is up the links and more. You can also reply lot of cool things. Some might not picture will be hidden from their to other peoples' tweets. Twitter has want to do the same things but it's device and will be deleted from the their own Terminology, and the key their choice if they want to. There Snapchat server, to Twitter is to master the lingo. The are a lot more cool things that High FaceTime is also very common Twitterverse does have its own set School Students do, not just the four for High School Students to have. of vocabulary that you will be sure that I picked. FaceTime is for personal interac- to see flying around in tweets. tion or contact between two or more Another thing that High School people at the same time. FaceTime Students think is cool is Facebook. Christmas Day New Year's Eve New Year's Day 8 a.m. - 3 p~m. Closed Open Closed City of Forbes, ND AN ORDINANCE DEFINING RESPONSIBILITIES OF PROPERTY OWNERS REGARDING WATER, SEWER, AND GARBAGE SER- VICES BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF FORBES, NORTH DAKOTA: SECTION 1 ~ WATER SERVICES A. WATER LINES: Each property owner is responsible for all wa- ter lines from the city shut-off to their property. B. WATER HOOK-UP/SHUT-OFF: A hook-up fee of $25.00 will be charged when a property owner requests water service to be turned on at their property. No fee will be charged when the property owner requests the service to be turned off. The water must only be turned on or off by a city employee, council member, or meter reader. If the water ser- vice is turned on or off by someone other than those listed, the property owner will be charged an additional fee of $25.00 for each occurrence. C. WATER METERS: Each property owner is responsible for the purchase and installation of a city approved meter and meter readout and to assure both of these are in working order. The meter readout needs to be accessible from outside the building. If a meter or meter reader is not working, the property owner will have 30 days from the date the issue is discovered, to fix the problem. If the problem has not been taken care within 30 days, the property owner will be charged a flat water rate of $90.00 for each month, until the problem is fixed, and has been deemed acceptable by the city. D. SAFE ACCESS: Each property owner must assure that safe ac- cess to their property is available for meter reading. If safe access is denied or unavailable, the property owner will be charged a flat water rate of $90,00 for each month, until safe access is provided. SECTION 2 ~ SEWER SERVICES A. SEWER LINES: Each property owner is responsible for all sewer lines from the city main to their property. SECTION 3 ~ SERVICE BILLING A. WATER: Every attempt will be made to read the water meters on or as close to the 27th of each month. If a meter is turned on and no gallons have been used, the account will be charged a minimum amount, set by the City Council. If there are gallons used, the account will be charged at the current rate set by the City Council. B. SEWER: Each account that has a water meter turned on will be charged the current rate set by the City Council. EXCEPTION: If the water meter is on, and no gallons are used, there will be no sewer charge for that month. C. GARBAGE: Each account that has a water meter turned on will be charged the current rate set by the City Council. D. OVERDUE ACCOUNTS: Each account that is not paid by the due date set by the City Council will be assessed a late fee of 1.75% per month, of the overdue balance. Each account that is not paid within 30 days after the due date will be sent a Disconnect Notice stating they will have 10 days to pay the account in full. If account is not paid in full after 10 days, service will be disconnected until the account is paid in full and a disconnect fee of $25.00 will be charged. If the account is later paid in full and the property owner requests their service to be turned back on, a re-connect fee of $100.00 will be charged to the account. E. UNCOLLECTIBLE ACCOUNTS: If accounts go unpaid for a period of three (3) months, the total amount due will be added to the property owner's property taxes. THIS ORDINANCE SHALL BE IN FULL FORCE AND EFFECT AFTER ITS SECOND APPROVAL OF THE FORBES CITY COUNCIL AND ITS PUBLICATION AS REQUIRED BY LAW. FIRST READING: November 12, 2013 SECOND READING & APPROVAL: December 9, 2013 Pickup in Garbage will be picked up Thursday December 26th NOTICE TO CREDITORS Kimberly J. Radermacher RADERMACHER LAW FIRM, P.C. P.O. Box 39-216 Main St. Ellendale, ND 58436-0039 (701) 349-3665 Bar ID# 05856 kimrader@ radermacherlaw.com Attorney for the Personal Representative Probate No. 11-2013-PRIN THE DISTRICT COURT OF DICKEY COUNTY, STATE OF NORTH DAKOTA In the Matter of the Estate of Dorothy Stahlecker, Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned has been appointed per- sonal representative of the above estate. All persons having claims against the said deceased are required to present their claims within three (3) months after the date of the first publication of this no- tice or said claims will be forever barred. Claims must be presented to Carla Glynn, 1631 Olive Dr. #!, Aberdeen, SD 57401 and/or filed with the court. Dated this 10th Day of November, 2013 Carla Glynn, Personal Representative] First publication on the 5th day of De- cember, 2013. (December, 12, 19 & 26, 2013) NOTICE TO CREDITORS Kimberly J. Radermacher RADERMAcHER LAW FIRM, P.C. P.O. Box 39-216 Main St. Ellendale, ND 58436-0039 (701) 349-3665 Bar ID# 05856 kimrader@ radermacherlaw.com Attorney for the Personal Representative Probate No. 11-2013-PR THE DISTRICT COURT OF DICKEY COUNTY, STATE OF NORTH DAKOTA In the Matter of the Estate of Wesley Hoffman, Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned has been appointed per- sonal representative of the above estate. All persons having claims against the said deceased are required to present their claims within three (3) months after the date of the first publication of this no- tice or said claims will be forever barred. Claims must be presented to Leslie Hoff- man, co- personal representative of the estate at P.O. Box 173, Ellendale, ND 58436; Leona Hoffman, co-prsonal rep- resentative of the estate at 604 2nd St. N Ellendale, ND 58436 and/or filed with the court. Dated this 5th Day of December, 2013 Leslie Hoffman, Co-Personal Representative Leona Hoffman Co-Personal Representative First publication on the 19th day of De- cember, 2013. (December, 19 & 26, 2013 & January 2, 2014) FORBES CITY COUNCIL Regular Meeting December 9, 2013, 2013 Mayor Dennis Schrum called the regu- lar meeting of the Forbes City Council to order on Monday, December 9, 2013, at 7:06 p.m. Roll call showed council mem- bers Dan Brandenburger, Carl Kronberg, and Lisa Zahn present; member Judy McFarlane absent. Others attending were City Auditor Darci Wolff and resi- dents Harvey Anliker, Linda Gross, Mike Henning, Vernard Brandenburger, and Don Dominkowski. A quorum was established. Motion by Zahn/Brandenburger to adopt the agenda. Motion Carried. Mo- tion by Brandenburger/Kronberg to ap- prove the minutes of the November 12, 2013 regular meeting. Motion Carried. Judy McFarlane joined the meeting at 7:10pm. Financial reports showing income and expenditures for the month November 2013 were distributed and reviewed. Wolff reported a checking account bal- ance of $27,227.17 as of 11-30-13. Mo- tion by Brandenburger/Kronberg to ap- prove financial reports. Motion Carried. PAYMENT OF BILLS: Vernard Brandenburger $50.00; City of Ellendale $350.64; Dickey County Leader $76.96; HACH Co. $34.32; MDU $392.29; Mu- nicipal Finance Officers Assoc. $30.00; ND Dept of Health $16.00; ND Rural Wa- ter Systems Assoc. $200.00; WEB Water $388.13; Darci Wolff $230.87. Motion by Brandenburger/Kronberg to pay all bills, totaling $1,769.21 and au- thorize payment of any regular bills due before the next regular meeting. Motion Early Bird Starion Financial 34-18 Ranch House 29.5-22.5 Farmers Union Oil 27-25 Fireside 23-29 Jay's Hwy Furniture 17-35 158, Mike Elsen 157. (Women): Lola Martinson 193, 167, LuAnn Geller 145, Dawn Wald 136. High Series (Men): Mike Elsen 453, Dale Radermacher 427, Bennett Wuestewald 411. High Series (Women): Lola Martinson 494, High Game: Denise Enge 173, LuAnn Geller 386, Dawn Wald Mona Visto 170, Angle Kocher377. 164. High Series: Denise Enge 453, Elaine Scallon 452, Lola Town & Country Martinson 448. Fullerton Farmers Elevator. 24-i2 True Value 19-17 Newcomers Mixed Green Iron Equipment 19-17 Prairie Floral 35-17 Aberdeen 18-18 Pheasant Lanes 27.5-20.5Farmers Union Ins 17-19 Price Plumbing 24-28 Blumhardt Chevrolet 11-25 Elsen Homestead Farms 22.5-25.5 High Game: Anthony Myrman Dummies 22-30 231, Dick Young 215, Tyler Dawn's Day Care 21-31 Pomplun 213. High Series: High Game (Men): Dale Anthony Myrman 597, Tyler Radermacher 164, Art Trautmann Pomplun 597, Kyle Glynn 582. Carried. fairly determine how many gallons were COMMITTEE REPORTS: lost at that site. Motion by McFadane/ Water/Sewer- Kronberg has been in Brandenburger to use the November contact with ND Sewage Pump Co. and 2013 meter readout figures as the start- they will repair check valves at their con- ing point and in the spring, all actual venience. Nov. water testing was nega- water meters will be read. Each spring tive. thereafter, the meters will be read and Streets-Brandenburger reported all reconciled with the previous year and is good. any differences will be adjusted at that Park- McFarlane reported that more time. Motion Carried. Mayor Schrum antifreeze has been added at the park. asked Linda about the liability insurance There are issues with Christmas decora- for their dogs. Linda stated she will con- tions not working. She will check bulbs tact her insurance agent to see that it and contact MDU if needed, gets sent to the city for their file. OLD BUSINESS: Rev. Don Dominkowski addressed Broken/Missing Meter update: 1) the council with what he feels the City of Harvey Anliker barn/rental-a new meter Forbes has for advantages and disad- & readout were installed by owner and vantages. He feels the council should account has been switched to owner's do more to beautify and attract potential name as the meter is for both the house residents and that more communication and barn. 2) There is a leak at Keith Kro- needs to be made with residents and/or nberg's pasture on the east side. Water property owners. He also had several has been shut off and leak will be as- questions which were addressed with the sessed in the spring. 3) There may be a approval of Ordinance #860. leak on the hill by Mike Martin, Jr. proper- COUNCIL CONCERNS: ty (old Ernie Fuller property). May need Mayor Schrum presented informa- to dig in the ditch and cap off the line in tion compiled on the monthly garbage the spring. 4) The meter at Frank Casey revenue vs. expense. The city is los- pasture needs to be dug in in the spring, ing money each month. Motion by 2nd reading of Ordinance #860. Mo- Brandenburger/Kronberg to table this to tion by Brandenburger/Zahn to adopt Or- the January 2014 regular meeting. Mo- dinance #860. Motion Carried. tion Carried. NEW BUSINESS: Motion by Brandenburger/Kronberg Mike Henning, representing theto pay the city water testing opera- Forbes American Legion, presented an tor $25.00 per month. Motion Failed. application for a Local Permit for the Roll call vote: Brandenburger - nay; legion. Motion by McFariane/Kronberg Kronberg - nay; McFarlane - abstain; to issue Local Permit #2014-01 to the Zahn-nay. legion upon receipt of the $25.00 permit Motion by Kronberg/Brandenburger fee. Motion Carried. to pay the city water testing opera- - Motion by McFarlane/Kronberg to in- tor $50.00 per month. Roll call vote: crease the liquor license fee to $250 for a Brandenburger - aye; Kronberg - aye; 6 month license. Motion Carried.McFarlane - abstain; Zahn - aye. Mo- Discussion on dog licenses for the tion Carried. city. Motion by Kronberg/Brandenburger Motion by McFarlane/Kronberg to to table this to the January 2014 regular pay Auditor Wolff a bonus of $350.00. meeting. Motion Carried. Motion Carried. Discussion on building permits for Motion by Brandenburger/Zahn to ad- the city. Motion by Kronberg/Zahn to journ the meeting at 9:28 p.m. Motion table this to the January 2014 meeting. Carried. Motion Carried. Minutes subject to approval by Forbes PATRONS WHO WISH TO ADDRESS City Council. THE COUNCIL: Darci Wolff, City Auditor Linda Gross requested that the bill (December 19, 2013) for the lost water gallons at their pasture site be voided. She said that the meter in the pit and the meter readout above have never been synced together. Therefore, she feels that there is no way we can