District 595 School Board Proceedings (0715)

Board of Education, Independent School District #595, East Grand Forks, Minnesota 
PROCEEDINGS JUNE 8, 2015
The regular meeting of the Board of Education, Independent School District #595, East Grand Forks, Minnesota was held on Monday, June 8, 2015, at 5:30 p.m. at the Senior High School.
Board Chair Palmiscno called the meeting to order.
Board members present: Galstad, Palmiscno, Piche, Simonson, and Thompson
Board member absent: Black
Galstad moved to approve the agenda as presented.  Thompson seconded the motion.  The motion was carried.
Simonson moved to approve the minutes of the regular school board meeting held on May 26, 2015. Piche seconded the motion.  The motion was carried.
Galstad moved to approve the 2015-16 budget as presented and attached.  Simonson seconded the motion.  The motion was carried.
Thompson moved to accept the contract with Advanced Business Methods to provide copier and printer services for the district beginning with the 2015-16 school year.  Simonson seconded the motion.  The motion was carried.
Thompson moved to accept the following resignations:
Nancy Useldinger, Teacher effective May 29, 2015
Piche seconded the motion.  The motion was carried.
Galstad moved to hire the following people:
Amanda Adams, English Instructor B, Step 1 $34,647.00
Alicia Antal, ELL Instructor M, Step 7 $52,508.00
Kelsey Cariveau, English Instructor B, Step 3 $38,458.00
Paul McGlynn, Business Instructor  M20, Step 7 $57,647.00
Thompson seconded the motion.  The motion was carried.
Piche moved to not renew the employment of Nancy Ellertson, food service, after the 2014-15 school year.  Galstad seconded the motion.  The motion was carried.
Thompson moved to accept the resignation of Cathy Galstad as a school board member effective following the June 8, 2015, school board meeting and to accept applications for school board member until 12:00 p.m. on June 22, 2015.  Simonson seconded the motion.  The motion was carried.
Galstad moved to approve the miscellaneous payments for the May 28, 2015, payroll in the amount of $9,717.36.  The consent agendas are on file in the Superintendent’s Office.   Piche seconded the motion.  The motion was carried.
Simonson moved to approve the following donations to the school district:
Jan Baune Central Middle School         Nat’l FCCLA 200.00 
EGF Music Boosters Senior High                             Piccolo & Tuba 2,845.00 
VFW Central Middle School        Nat’l FCCLA 200.00 
Frandsen Bank & Trust Central Middle School       Nat’l FCCLA 50.00 
Knights of Columbus Senior High           After Prom/Grad Parties 150.00
TOTAL DONATIONS $3,745.00 
Thompson seconded the motion.  The motion was carried.
Thompson moved to approve the payment of the K-12 bills #106378 through #106576 as follows:
General Fund 01 $382,336.59
Food Service Fund 02 22,497.75
Community Education Fund 04 6,172.89
Building Fund 06 0.00
Debt Redemption Fund 07 0.00
Trust Fund 09 0.00
Community Service Fund 14 26.11
Activity Fund 21 40,401.25
Electronic Fund Transfers 1,184,364.21
Total Payments $1,635,798.80
The bills are on file in the Superintendent’s Office.  Piche seconded the motion.  The motion was carried.
Simonson moved to adjourn the meeting at 6:30 p.m.  Galstad seconded the motion.  The motion was carried.

Respectfully submitted,
Cathy Galstad, Clerk
(June 24, 2015)

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