Board of Education, Independent School District #595, East Grand Forks, Minnesota proceedings June 25, 2018

Board of Education, Independent School District #595, East Grand Forks, Minnesota proceedings June 25, 2018 The regular meeting of the Board of Education, Independent School District #595, East Grand Forks, Minnesota was held on Monday, June 25, 2018, at 5:30 p.m. at the Senior High School. Board Chair Simonson called the meeting to order and the Pledge of Allegiance was recited. Board members present: Black, Boespflug, Piche, Simonson, Thompson, and Useldinger Board member absent: None Piche moved to approve the minutes of the regular school board meeting held on June 11, 2018. Useldinger seconded the motion. The motion was carried. Black moved to approve the agenda as presented. Boespflug seconded the motion. The motion was carried. Useldinger moved to approve the Lead in Drinking Water Plan as presented and attached. Black seconded the motion. The motion was carried. Simonson moved to approve the agreement to terminate the lease with Northdale Oil, Inc. as presented and attached. Piche seconded the motion. The motion was carried. Piche moved to adopt the following policies: Policy 101 Legal Status of the school District Policy 101-1 Name of the School District Policy 102 Equal Education Opportunity Policy 103 Complaints – Students, Employees, Parents, Other Persons Policy 104 School District Mission Statement Simonson seconded the motion. The motion was carried. The following policies were presented for the first reading: Policy 201 Legal Status of the School Board Policy 202 School Board Officers Policy 203 Operation of the School Board – Governing Rules Policy 203.1 School Board Procedures; Rules of Order Policy 203.2 Order of the Regular School Board Meeting Policy 203.5 School Board Meeting Agenda Policy 203.6 Consent Agendas Policy 204 School Board Meeting Minutes Policy 205 Open Meetings and Closed Meetings Policy 206 Public Participation in School Board Meetings/Complaints About Persons at School Board Meetings and Data Privacy Considerations Policy 207 Public Hearings Policy 208 Development, Adoption, and Implementation of Policies Policy 209 Code of Ethics Policy 210 Conflict of Interest – School Board Members Policy 211 Criminal or Civil Action Against School District, School Board Members, Employee, or Student Policy 212 School Board Member Development Policy 213 School Board Committees Policy 214 Out-of-State Travel by School Board Members Boespflug moved to add Frandsen Investment Services as a vendor to provide 403b services to employees. Simonson seconded the motion. The motion was carried. Simonson moved to approve the CMS Handbook for 2018-19 as presented. Useldinger seconded the motion. The motion was carried. Boespflug moved to renew the district’s property, liability, and workers’ compensation insurance policy with Vaaler Insurance as presented. Simonson seconded the motion. The motion was carried. Boespflug moved that the East Grand Forks Public School District supports the Safe Routes to School Bicycle Fleet grant application. Simonson seconded the motion. The motion was carried. Thompson moved to accept the following resignations: Kelly Sobolik, SH Student Council Advisor effective June 1, 2018 Joe Kalka, Head Speech Coach effective June 14, 2018 Scott Koberinski, Head Boys’ Hockey effective June 20, 2018 Piche seconded the motion. The motion was carried. Thompson moved to hire the following people: Christine Pluth, CMS Paraprofessional 6.75 hrs/day beginning August 28, 2018 Mary Foss, CMS Paraprofessional 6.75 hrs/day beginning August 28, 2018 Nicole Pecka, CMS FACS – 50% B, Step 1 Ashley Schomer, EL Teacher B, Step 1 Shelby Swenson, Elementary Teacher B, Step 1 Melissa Bunkowske, Elementary Teacher M, Step 4 Cierra Hangsleben, Elementary Teacher B23, Step 7 Black seconded the motion. The motion was carried. Piche moved that the school board moved to a closed session as per MS 13D.05, Subd. 3 – Performance Evaluation of Superintendent Michael Kolness. Black seconded the motion. The motion was carried and the meeting will move to a closed session. Boespflug moved to reopen the board meeting. Useldinger seconded the motion. The motion was carried and the meeting moved to open session. Simonson moved to approve the miscellaneous payments for the June 13, 2018, payroll in the amount of $21,264.90. Black seconded the motion. The motion was carried. The consent agendas are on file in the District Office. Piche moved to approve the following donations to the school district: Donation From: Donation To: For: Amount Sanford Health CE Youth Golf Tournament 1,000.00 Frandsen Bank & Trust Senior High Trapshooting 100.00 KK Seeds Senior High Trapshooting 50.00 Chad & Anna Larson Senior High FB Locker Legacy 360.00 Steven & Lisa Schuster Senior High FB Locker Legacy 180.00 John Miller Senior High FB Locker Legacy 360.00 Rusty & Anna Mertens Senior High FB Locker Legacy 360.00 Suraya Driscoll Senior High FB Locker Legacy 720.00 MN Historical Society Central Middle School Wolf Ridge 440.00 TOTAL DONATIONS $3,570.00 Simonson seconded the motion. The motion was carried. Simonson moved to approve the payment of the K-12 bills #114029 through #114126 and electronic fund transfers as follows: General Fund 01 $322,196.10 Food Service Fund 02 808.56 Community Education Fund 04 3,266.66 Building Fund 06 0.00 Debt Redemption Fund 07 0.00 Scholarship Fund 08 0.00 Trust Fund 09 0.00 Community Service Fund 14 0.00 Activity Fund 21 56,529.36 Electronic Fund Transfers 939,765.65 Total Payments $1,322,566.33 The bills are on file in the Superintendent’s Office. Useldinger seconded the motion. The motion was carried. Boespflug moved to adjourn the meeting at 7:52 p.m. Piche seconded the motion. The motion was carried. The next regular school board meeting will be held on July 9, 2018. Respectfully submitted, Melissa Thompson, Clerk (June 20, 2018)

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