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School District Proceedings (0608)

Board of Education, Independent School District #595, East Grand Forks, Minnesota 
april 25, 2016
The regular meeting of the Board of Education, Independent School District #595, East Grand Forks, Minnesota was held on Monday, April 25, 2016, at 5:30 p.m. at the Senior High School.
Board Chair Palmiscno called the meeting to order.
Board members present: Black, Palmiscno, Piche, Simonson, Thompson, and Useldinger
Board members absent: none
Useldinger moved to approve the agenda with the following addition:  
6.3 2016-17 Fall Workshop – Peggy Dunn:  ADDED 4/25/16
Simonson seconded the motion.  The motion was carried.
Piche moved to approve the minutes of the regular School Board meeting held on April 11, 2016.  Black seconded the motion.  The motion was carried.
Piche moved to award Bid Project #1:  Athletic Field and Parking to:
WSN $     12,585.50
NTI 3,169.00
Robinson Excavating 1,023,892.00
RJ Zavoral 1,007,000.00
Field Turf 291,941.18
Strata 237,500.00
A & S Concrete 212,000.00
Keller Fence 33,685.00
3D Specialties 4,990.00
Right Choice Electric 8,683.00
TOTAL $2,835,445.68
Simonson seconded the motion.  The motion was carried.
Thompson moved to amend the 2015-16 school calendar since none of the three storm days built into the calendar have been used.  The calendar will be adjusted so that the final student day is set for May 27, 2016, and the final staff day be set for June 1, 2016.  Useldinger seconded the motion.  The motion was carried.
Thompson moved to accept the following resignations:
Kyle Erickson, Director of Technology Services effective July 1, 2016
Laurie Arnason, Butterfly Garden effective April 14, 2016
Michael Wilkins, Bus Driver effective April 19, 2016
Katlin Timme, Music Teacher at the end of 2015-16
Simonson seconded the motion.  The motion was carried.
Simonson moved to hire Krista Kujala as a speech and language pathologist beginning with the 2016-17 school year at M, Step 7 – $52,508.  Black seconded the motion.  The motion was carried.
Black moved to hire Randy and Cathy Galstad to maintain the butterfly garden beginning May 16, 2016, at a salary of $705 each.  Piche seconded the motion.  The motion was carried.
Black moved to deny the EGFEA Grievance.  Simonson seconded the motion.  The motion was carried.
Piche moved to approve the miscellaneous payments for the April 13, 2016, payroll in the amount of $12,027.76.  The consent agenda is on file in the Superintendent’s Office.  Useldinger seconded the motion.  The motion was carried.
Simonson moved to accept the following donations:
Donation From: Donation To: For: Amount 
Steve & Rosalynd Gander Senior High Boys Tennis 500.00 
Peacemaker Minnesota Central Middle School 660.00 
Green Wave Sports Boosters Central Middle School Wolf Ridge 399.00 
Vaaler Insurance Senior High School Music Travel 200.00 
EGF Police Association Central Middle School Wolf Ridge 270.00 
EGF Dairy Queen Robotics 250.00
TOTAL DONATIONS $2,279.00 

Black seconded the motion.  The motion was carried.
Simonson moved to adjourn the meeting at 6:41 p.m.  Piche seconded the motion.  The motion was carried.

Respectfully submitted,
Melissa Thompson, Clerk
(May 18, 2016)

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