School District 595 Proceedings (1029)

Board of Education, Independent School
District #595, East Grand Forks, MN
Proceedings September 22, 2014

The regular meeting of the Board of Education, Independent School District #595, East Grand Forks,
Minnesota was held on Monday, September 22, 2014, at 5:30 p.m. at the Senior High School.
Board Chair Palmiscno called the meeting to order.
Board members present: Black, Galstad, Leonard, Palmiscno, Simonson, Thompson
Board members absent: None
Galstad moved to approve the agenda with the following additions:
8.1.4 Food Service
Black seconded the motion. The motion was carried.
Leonard moved to approve the minutes of the regular School Board meeting held on September 8,
2014. Simonson seconded the motion. The motion was carried.
Leonard moved to approve the lease agreement with the City of East Grand Forks for the arenas for the 2014-15 school year at a cost of $100,000. Galstad seconded the motion. The motion was carried.
Simonson moved that the preliminary 2014 payable 2015 levy be certified at the maximum level.
Black seconded the motion. The motion was carried.
Simonson moved to hire the following bus drivers for routes for the 2014-15 school year:
Yolanda Cox     5.0 hours/day
Ken Pesch     5.5 hours/day
Mick Peppard     4.0 hours/day
Tina Fontaine     3.5 hours/day
Steve Magenau     4.5 hours/day
Rick Pesch     4.0 hours/day
Jan Yanish     3.5 hours/day
Dave Aarvig     5.5 hours/day
Richard Homstad     3.75 hours/day
Gary Johnson     3.25 hours/day
Jared Tracy     3.25 hours/day
Terry Tuinder     6.5 hours/day
Connie Rasmussen     6.5 hours/day
Alex Abed     3.0 hours/day
Patty Burton     5.0 hours/day
Nick Karel     3.25 hours/day
Daryl Hanson     3.5 hours/day
Richard Bjorge     6.5 hours/day
Leonard seconded the motion. The motion was carried.
Black moved to hire the following coaches:
Jacob Cote, Assistant Tennis Coach
Noel Scherer, JV Girls Soccer Coach
Thompson seconded the motion. The motion was carried.
Galstad moved to hire Lindsey Shively as an early childhood paraprofessional for 3.5 hours per day on Tuesdays and Thursdays beginning September 15, 2014. Black seconded the motion. The motion was carried.
Thompson moved to hire the following food service employees:
Nancy Ellertson, reassignment from SH Deli to CMS
Kathy Dufault, reassignment to CMS cook manager
Galstad seconded the motion. The motion was carried.
Black moved to accept the resignation of Chuck Akerlind effective September 29, 2014. Thompson seconded the motion. The motion was carried.
Galstad moved to approve the miscellaneous payments for the September 13, 2014, payroll in the amount of $25,346.31. The consent agenda is on file in the Superintendent’s Office. Thompson seconded the motion. The motion was carried.
Leonard moved to accept the following donations:
Donation From:     Donation To:     For:     Amount
Cy Monley     Senior High Boys     Basketball     1,000.00
Target     Senior High         Take Charge of Education     788.96
Widseth, Smith, & Nolting     Senior High         Cross Country     100.00
Triangle Coach     Senior High         Football     400.00
Greenwave Sports Boosters     Senior High         Training Room Equipment     638.10
Target     New Heights     Take Charge of Education     808.79
TOTAL DONATIONS                 $3,735.85
Simonson seconded the motion. The motion was carried.
Black moved to adjourn the meeting at 7:00 p.m. Leonard seconded the motion. The motion wascarried.

Respectfully submitted,
Cathy Galstad, Clerk
(October 22, 2014)

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