School District #595 Proceedings (1111)

Board of Education, 

Independent School District #595, 
East Grand Forks, Minnesota
September 28, 2015

The regular meeting of the Board of Education, Independent School District #595, East Grand Forks, Minnesota was held on Monday, September 28, 2015, at 5:30 p.m. at the Senior High School.
Board Vice Chair Black called the meeting to order.
Board members present: Black, Piche, Simonson, Thompson, and Useldinger
Board members absent: Palmiscno
Simonson moved to approve the agenda as presented.  Useldinger seconded the motion.  The motion was carried.
Piche moved to approve the minutes of the regular School Board meeting held on September 14, 2015.  Thompson seconded the motion.  The motion was carried.
Simonson moved to seek applications for Qualifications for a Construction Manager firm to provide design phase services and construction phase services for the construction of a 61,000 sq. ft. addition and remodel of various areas throughout the Senior High School as well as related site improvements.  Qualifications are due October 14, 2015.  Useldinger seconded the motion.  The motion was carried.
Piche moved to appoint the following people as election judges for the November 3, 2015, school election:
Mike Flermoen, Head Judge
Darrel Koehler
Michelle Quirk (also Absentee Ballot judge)
Laurie Holtman (also Absentee Ballot judge)
Carol Bushy
Jeff Bakke
Useldinger seconded the motion.  The motion was carried.
Thompson moved to hire the following people:
Dawn King, SP Paraprofessional 7 hours/day beginning 9/28/15
Mary Boushee, Food Service 2 hours/day beginning 9/23/15
Piche seconded the motion.  The motion was carried.
Useldinger moved to increase employment hours for the following food service employees:
Brandy Suedel increased from 4.5 hours per day to 6 hours per day
Stephanie Yanish increased from 6 hours per day to 6.5 hours per day
Simonson seconded the motion.  The motion was carried.
Simonson moved that all substitute clerical, maintenance, food service, paraprofessional and bus drivers be paid at the base wage of the appropriate master agreement effective September 29, 2015.  Piche seconded the motion.  The motion was carried.
Useldinger moved to approve the miscellaneous payments for the September 13, 2015, payroll in the amount of $18,383.77.  The consent agenda is on file in the Superintendent’s Office.   Piche seconded the motion.  The motion was carried.
Simonson moved to accept the following donations:
Donation From: Donation To: For: Amount 
Altru Health Foundation Senior High 35.00 
UND Aerospace Senior High Football – Volunteers 540.00 
Widseth, Smith, & Nolting Cross Country 200.00 
TOTAL DONATIONS $775.00 
Useldinger seconded the motion.  The motion was carried.
Simonson moved to adjourn the meeting at 7:31 p.m.  Piche seconded the motion.  The motion was carried.

Respectfully submitted,
Melissa Thompson, Clerk
(October 21, 2015)

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