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District #595 Proceedings (0622)

 Board of Education, Independent School District #595, East Grand Forks, Minnesota

Monday, May 9, 2106

The regular meeting of the Board of Education, Independent School District #595, East Grand Forks, Minnesota was held on Monday, May 9, 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 member absent: None
Black moved to approve the agenda as presented.  Piche seconded the motion.  The motion was carried.
Black moved to approve the minutes of the regular school board meeting held on April 25, 2016.  Simonson seconded the motion.  The motion was carried.
Simonson moved to approve the capital expenditure budget for FY17 as presented and attached and to transfer $750,000.00 from the undesignated reserve to the reserved building fund budget for FY16.  Useldinger seconded the motion.  The motion was carried.
Piche moved to hire the following people contingent on them receiving a Minnesota teacher license prior to the start of the school year:
Holly Larson, Elementary Teacher M20, Step 6 $55,741.00
Morgan Pieper-George, Speech/Language Pathologist M10, Step 3 $47,323.00
Cathy Kolness, Business Teacher B, Step 9 $49,172.00
Tyler Barrett, Special Needs Teacher M, Step 3 $44,883.00
Black seconded the motion.  The motion was carried.
Useldinger moved to hire Zachary Hruby as a bus driver beginning May 2, 2016.  Simonson seconded the motion.  The motion was carried.
Simonson moved that the district hire four custodial staff at forty hours per week from June 1, 2016, through August 19, 2016.  Piche seconded the motion.  Them motion was carried.
Thompson moved to approve the 2016-17 contracts for the following non-unit employees:
Scott Koberinski, Activities Director
Ron Heskin, Building and Grounds Coordinator
Useldinger seconded the motion.  The motion was carried.
Piche moved to approve the miscellaneous payments for the April 28, 2016, payroll in the amount of $11,856.31.  The consent agendas are on file in the Superintendent’s Office.   Thompson seconded the motion.  The motion was carried.
Simonson moved to approve the following donations to the school district:

Donation From: Donation To: For: Amount 
EGF Arts & Crafts South Point Honor Chorus 112.00 
Frandsen Bank & Trust Robotics 50.00 
Sanford Medical Robotics 200.00 
TOTAL DONATIONS $362.00 
Black seconded the motion.  The motion was carried.
Useldinger moved to approve the payment of the K-12 bills #108583 through #108782, bond checks #1003 through #1004, and electronic fund transfers as follows:

General Fund 01 $437,347.76
Food Service Fund 02 36,160.69
Community Education Fund 04 1,529.34
Building Fund 06 180,696.54
Debt Redemption Fund 07 0.00
Trust Fund 09 0.00
Community Service Fund 14 3.45
Activity Fund 21 25,007.28
Electronic Fund Transfers 456,539.17
Total Payments $1,137,284.23

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 6:26 p.m.  Black seconded the motion.  The motion was carried.

Respectfully submitted,
Melissa Thompson, Clerk
(June 1, 2016)

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