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WALSH COUNTY PRESS OTICE WEDNESDAY, JULY 1,2015 Pase II Park River Area School istrict Regular Board of Education Meeting Valley-Edinburg District #118 Board Of Education Meeting VALLEY-EDINBURG DISTRICT #118 BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING TUESDAY, 7:00 PM MAY 12, 2015 CRYSTAL, ND Meeting called to order by Board President Johnson Present: Dan Johnson, Board President, Darrel Pastorek Board Vice- President, Mary Laxdal, Andrew Gutlickson, Janne Myrdal, Fred Hall, and Dianne Goodoien School Board Members Superintendent, John J. Oistad, III, High School Principal, Michael Kaiser. Elementary Principal, Andrew Currie, Business Manager A. Eileen Rinde Others Present: Peter Thingelstad and Endora Wilkes APPROVAL OF AGENDA MSC: HalI-Myrdal Motion carried APPROVAL OF MINUTES OF APRIL 2015 MINUTES MSC: Goodoien-Laxdat Motion carried APPROVAL OF FINANCIAL REPORTS Activities beginning balance is $27,385.63 Month end balance $22,999.03 Hot Lunch beginning balance is $62,075.05 Month end balance $63,013.32 General Fund beginning balance $2,060,123.53 Month end balance $2,011,612.53 Special Reserve Fund beginning balance $187,208.30 Month end balance $187,315.59 Building Fund beginning balance $263,514.86Month end balance $266,827.31 Total District Cash Flexible Spending Account 13,357.19 General Fund Checking 737,348.47 General Fund Savings 1,269,094.08 Special Reserve Fund 187,315.66 Building Fund Checking 281,678.26 Building Fund Savings Special Activities Checking 22,616.92 Hot Lunch Checking 57,635.95 Total Cash: 2,569,046.53 1/2 of Total Cash 1,284,523.27 Less checking funds already at Citizens State Bank: Special Activities Checking (22,616.92) Hot Lunch Checking (57,635.95) Balance needed in Citizens 1,204,270.40 Less Current Savings Balance (1,269,094.08) Cash to be withdrawn from savings and deposited in First United 64,823.68 MSC: LaxdaI-Pastorek to approve financial reports and transfer funds. Motion carried REVIEW OF BILLS MSC: Goodoien-Myrdal to approve the review of bills. , Motion carried ADMINISTRATIVE REPORTS Supt. Oistad reported on the Valley- Edinburg Public School District Federal Title Programs Monitoring Report. MSC: HalI-Goodoien to approve reviewing and updating of the District Parental Involvement Policy and the Dispute Resolution Policy for the 2015- 2016 school year. Motion carried Hot lunch prices were discussed for the next school year. MSC: LaxdaI-Goodoien to increase student meals to $2.45/meal or $100.00/quarter and adult meals to 3.05/meal or $134.00/quarter. Motion carried Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Grants have been given to V-E Grade 5-8 and V- E Preschool -4 Schools for the 2015-2016 Advertisement For Bids Campsites - Park River Parks & Recreation Notice of Bond Sale Park River Area Public School District No. 8 NOTICE OF BOND SALE $2,000,000 PARK RIVER AREA PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 8 WALSH COUNTY, NORTH DAKOTA LIMITED TAX SCHOOL BUILDING FUND BONDS, SERIES 2015B NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Park River Area Public School District No. 8, Walsh County, North Dakota will receive-bids at the offioe of Public Financial Management, Incll Minneapolis, Minnesota, until 12:00 P.M., CT, on July 27, 2015, for the purchase of the above Bonds. The School Board will meet thereafter on the date of the bid opening to consider the bids. The Bonds will be dated August 20, 2015, and will mature on August 1, in the years 2016 through 2035. Interest on the Bonds is payable on February 1 and August 1 of each year commencing February 1,2016. The Bonds maturing on August 1, 2023, and thereafter are subject to optional redemption and prepayment by the District on August 1, 2022, and any date thereafter at a price of par plus accrued interest. Principal of and interest on the Bonds are payable from the Building Fund Levy. which may be levied upon all taxable property located in the District. specified above for opening bids. A Good Faith Deposit in the amount of $20,000.00 payable to the order of the School District is required for each bid to be considered. Proceeds from said Bonds, together with other funds, will be used to renovate and construct an addition to the existing school building, and to otherwise renovate and improve school property. An opinion as to the validity of the Bonds will be provided by Arntson Stewart Wegner PC, Attorneys at Law, Fargo, North Dakota. The School District reserves the right to reject any and all bids, to waive any informality in any bid and to adjourn the sale. No bid may be altered or withdrawn after the time specified for opening. Additional information for bidders may be requested from and bidding forms will be distributed by Public Financial Management, Inc., 800 Nicollet Mall, Suite 2710, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55402. PARK RIVER AREA SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 8 /s/ Roberta Hinkel Business Manager PUBLIC Bids of not less than $1,980,000 (99.0%) must be received prior to the time (July 1, 2015) Your ad goes here! Call 284-6333 today for rates. ivers Full time, Part time, Local and Over the Road. No Northeast loads Contact Marvin at 701-248-3204 A local aggregate company is looking for Class A belly and side dump drivers. Lots of work, overtime and immediate openings. Call LeRoy at (602)469-0999 or Steve at (701)331-2948. S Help Wanted ecretary/Bookkeeper Duties include reception, secretarial, and bookkeep- ing with ag related company. Qualifications must in- clude good communication and computer skills. Send t resume and references to Johnstown Bean Company PO Box 5 Gilby, ND 58235 Or jbc@polarcomm.com School year. LuAnn Kemp's letter regarding financial assistance for Wesley's attendance to International Science Fair was discussed. MSC: MyrdaI-Goodoien to donate $100 to be taken out of Science-Fair Activity Account. Motion carried SECONDARY PRINCIPAL Principal Kaiser reported on the activities for the month. ELEMENTARY PRINCIPAL Principal Currie reported on discipline log as presented to the board. Projected enrollment for PK for 2015-2016 is 10 and the 2015-2016 Kindergarten class is projected at 12. COMMITTEE REPORTS A. PERSONNEL MSC: Pastorek-GuHickson to accept Andrea Douville's resignation with regret. Motion carried Johnson reported to board that Brandon Laxdal will set up a Sports Excel Program at the school this summer. Re has prepared a list of equipment that would be of benefit to the program. MSC: Pastorek-Gullickson to authorize Laxdal $40,000 budget to purchase equipment. Motion carried. B. TRANSPORTATION Delivery of the suburban is reported to be earlier than anticipated-late June early July. C. BUILDING & GROUNDS Pastorek reported; flooring at the Edinburg School is going to be replaced; board directive to order lunch tables for Edinburg School. Sidewalk repair in front of Crystal school discussed. Goodoien to talk to Jacob Ganslee, Crystal mayor, concerning work to be done on the parking lot. Currie reported that the swing set and merry-go-round at playground in Crystal have been removed. D. SPORTS COOP MSC: MyrdaI-Goodoien to approve April 27, 2015 meeting minutes. Motion carried. E. NEGOTIATIONS MSC: Pastorek-Hall to approve 2015- 2016--2016-2017 Negotiated agreement. Motion carried MSC: Pastorek-Gullickson to approve recommendation for wage change for classified staff for 2015-2016. Motion carried NEW BUSINESS APPROVE CANDIDATES FOR 2015 HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATION MSC: MyrdaI-Laxdal to approve candidates for 2015 graduation as follows: Alexandra Braathen, Honor Student, Brandyn Chandler, Kristy Estad, Honor Student, Abigail Hunter, Alex Inverson, Valedictorian, Christopher Kartes, Rebecca Klose Salutatorian Jackalyn McCollum, Honor Student, Eli Olson, and Jace Skyrud. Motion Carried MSC: LaxdaI-Gullickson to adjourn meeting Motion carried Dan Johnson, President A. Eileen Rinde, Business Manager School Board Election will be held on June 9, 2015 at the City Hall in Crystal, City Hall in Hoople, and the High School in Edinburg. Poles open at 11:00 am and close at 7:00 pro. NEXT SCHOOL BOARD MEETING WILL BE JUNE 15TH AT HOOPLE AT 7:00 PM (July 1, 2015) SECTION 00100 ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS CAMPSITES PARK RIVER PARKS & RECREATION CITY OF PARK RIVER, NORTH DAKOTA Sealed bids will be received by the Park River Parks and Recreation, at the office of the Park River City Auditor, 514 Briggs Ave South; PO Box C; Park River, ND 58270~unti~ 10:00 AM CT, July 22, 2015, at which time they will be publically opened and read aloud for the furnishing of materials, labor, equipment and skill required for the construction of Campground Sites and incidental items in and for said Park River Parks and Recreation, as is more fully described and set forth in the plans and specifications therefore, which are now on file in the office of KLJ. Bids shall be upon cash payment on the following estimated quantities and types of work: SITE GRADING, 1 L SUM; AGGREGATE BASE COURSE CL13, 1,036 TON; MOBILIZATION 1, LSUM; FIBER ROLLS, 825 LF; SANITARY SEWER PIPE 8 IN, 1,262 LF; SANITARY SEWER CONNECTION 6 IN, 1 EA; SEWER HOOK-UP 4 IN, 20 EA; SEWER CLEAN OUT8 IN, 2 EA; WATER METER PIT 54 IN, 1 EA; WATERMAIN 2 IN, 1,532 LF; WATER SERVICE CONNECTION 1-1/2 IN, 1 EA; WATER HOOK-UP 3/4 IN, 20 EA; 90 DEG BEND 2 IN, 3 EA; TEE 2 IN, 1 EA; CSP 241N, 60 LF; END SECTION 241N, 2EA; ELECTRICAL FEED POINT, 2 EA; ELECTRICAL HOOK-UPS, 20 EA; LED LIGHT, 3 EA; WOODEN POLE, 3 EA; #12 AWG Cu Type RHW, 1,579 LF; #2 AWG Cu Type RHW, 1,799 LF; #1/0 AWG Cu Type RHW, 2,315 LF; #1'2 AWG Ground, 789 LF; #8 AWG Ground, 2,058 LF; 2" PVC Conduit, 2,269 LF; SEEDING (HYDROMULCH), 4 ACRE. The contract documents are on file and may be examined at the following: KLJ, Grafton, North Dakota Complete digital project I~j_dding documents are available at www.kljeng.com "Projects for Bid" or www.questcdn.com. You may download the digital plan documents for $21 by inputting Quest project # 3988312 on the website's Project Search page. Please contact QuestCDN at (952) 233-1632 or info@questcdn.com for assistance in free membership registration, downloading, and working with this digital project information. An optional paper set of project documents is also available for a non-refundable price of $70 per set at KLJ, 864 W. 12th Street; PO Box 229, Graffon, ND 58237. Please contact us at 701-352-1555 if you have any questions. principal, within ten (10) days after notice of award, will execute and effect a contract in accordance with the terms of his bid and the bid bond as required by the laws of the State of North Dakota and the regulations and determinations of the governing body. If a successful bidder does not execute a contract within ten (10) days allowed, the bidder's bond must be forfeited to the governing body and the project awarded to the next lowest responsible bidder. All bidders must be licensed for the full amount of the bid as required by Section 43 07 05 and 43-07-12 of the North Dakota Century Code. The successful Bidder will be required to furnish Contract Performance and Payment Bonds in the full amount of the contract. Contracts shall be awarded on the basis of the low bid submitted by a responsible and responsive bidder for the aggregate sum of all bid items. A single contract will be awarded for the work. All bids will be contained in a sealed envelope, as above provided; plainly marked showing that such envelope contains a bid for the above project. In addition, the bidder shall place upon the exterior of such envelope the following information: 1. The work covered by the bidder 2. The name of the bidder 3. Separate envelope containing bid bond and a copy of North Dakota Contractor's License or certificate of renewal. 4. Acknowledgement of the Addenda. No Bid will be read or considered which does not fully comply with the above provisions as to Bond and licenses and any deficient Bid submitted will be resealed and returned to the Bidder immediately. The work on the improvement will be completed by October 24, 2015. The Owner reserves the right to reject any and all bids, to waive any informality in any bid, to hold all bids for a period not to exceed 30 days from the date of opening bids, and to accept the bid deemed most favorable to the interest of the Owner. Should the Contractor fail to complete the work within the time required herein or within such extra time as may have been granted by formal extensions of time approved by the Owner, there will be deducted from any amount due the Contractor the sum of $400 per day and every day that the completion of the work is delayed_T-he Contractor and his surety will be liable for any excess. Such payment will be as and for liquidated damages. All bids are to be submitted on the basis of cash payment for the work and materials, and each bid shall be accompanied by a separate envelope containing the contractor's license and bid security. The bid security must be in a sum equal to five per cent (5%) of the full amount of the bid and must be in the form of a bidder's bond. A bidder's bond must be executed by the bidder as principal and by a surety company authorized to do business in this state, conditioned that if the principal's bid be accepteql~nd the contract awarded to the principal, the Dated this 1st day of July, 2015 Park River Parks and Recreation Park River, NORTH DAKOTA s/Kyle Hai~zorson President, Park Board (Ju~ 1, 8, 15, 2015) Your commtmity, paper, PARK RIVER AREA SCHOOL DISTRICT REGULAR BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING TUESDAY, 5:32PM MAY 12, 2015 PARK RIVER, ND Regular Board Meeting of the-Park River Area School Board was held May 12, 2015. Members present: Jen~fer Thompson, Brad Brummond, Tracy Laaveg, Diana Hahn. President Hahn called the meeting to order at 5:32 P.M. No additions to the agenda. WIN Period, student attendance, activities for the-remainder-of year. Member Glenn Rost joined the meeting. "R'Etn - Last d~j of school will be early dismissal, video cameras on buses, Allocations for Title I program, bus repair, time. clock program, Pre-Construction meeting Tuesday, May 19 at 1:00 P.M., Homeland Security Grant application for parking lot lighting. Vocational Cerlrter Report: Brummond - Interviews .~nd construction almost complete. Library RepoEt: Laaveg - Staff raises and computer .~ M: Laaveg S: Brummond to approve the Minutes of the Regular Board Meeting on April 14, 2015, All in favor, MC. M: Thompson S: Laaveg to approve the Minutes of the Special Board Meeting on April 28, 2015, All in favor, M.C. No REA Report. Building project update: Newprocess to receive State Loan - will possibly know by June 15 if loan granted; loading dock, casework items. Member Kelly Houser joined the meeting. M: Brummond S: Houser to approve the Minutes of the Special Board Meeting on May 6, 2015, All in favor, M.C. M: Laaveg S: Brummond to approve the expenditures as follows: General Fund #2164-2211, $391,614.87; Payroll and Benefits #75936-75973 and #1291- 1363, $292,382.26, and Special Activities #1609-1636, $22,309.34, All in favor, J.P.MORGAN 22,965.54 MARIBETH ANDERSON 727.09 NORTH DAKOTA ASSN. TECHNOLOGY 110.00 CENEX FLEETCARD 78.34 VERIZON 42.38 DISCOVERY BENEFITS 2,806.39 AFLAC 1,706.28 THE HARTFORD 1,584.41 BLUE CROSS BLUE SHIELD OF ND 15,795.93 ULINE2,224.58 FIRST UNITED BANK OF PARK RIVER 11,902.50 FIRST UNITED BANK OF PARK RIVER 128,784.15 PARK RIVER AREA SCHOOL 7,599.18 EDU TECH 3,500.00 ALYSSA TAIT 65.55 AMAZON.COM CREDIT 408.73 ARTEKTA ARCHITECTS 43,461.20 CENEX FLEETCARD 286.79 CULINEX 107.58 DAHLEN PLUMBING & HEATING 321.80 Legislative changes: After negotiations, teachers have fourteen days to return contract; Superintendent evaluation due November 15; bus driver physicals; student mental health seminar every two years, Early Childhood Grants, Annual Suicide Prevention Training; protection of student data. Discussed the projected year-end fund balance. M: Brummond S." Laaveg to approve second reading of Tuition Assistance Policy, All in favor, M.C. M: Thompson S: Bata to accept, with regret, Kim Larson's resignation, All in favor, M.C. M: Brummond "S: Thompson to hire Angela Tauer for a Title I position, All in favor, M.C. M: Laaveg S: Houser to hire Brittany Such, for a Title I position, All in favor, M.C. M: Rost S: Thompson to hire Jana, o Beattie as Science teacher, All in f&vor, " M.C. M: Rost S: Laaveg to hire Shannon Markusen as Second Gra.de teacher, All in favor, M.C. M: Thompson Si Laaveg to hire Allison Manley as Kindergarten teacher, All in favor, M.C. DAKOTA ASSEMBLIES~"~3~&~0G"*',' "~ DEMCO COMPANY 32.96 DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC INSTRUCT 519.00 DISCOVERY BENEFITS 85.00 DON GREICAR EXCAVATING 1,245.50 DORSHER PIANO TUNING 285.00 EDUTECH 20.00 FOSTER JACOBS & JOHNSON INC 73,108.00 FRANZ REPOGRAPHICS 4,282.60 GREATAMERICA FINANCIAL SVCS 1,696.00 KIRK HAM 36.80 JOB SERVICE ND 1,706.04 KADRMAS, LEE & JACKSON, INC. 1,528.81 LEON'S BUILDING CENTER 4.98 LIGHT & WATER DEPT 8,559.45 MONTANA DAKOTA UTILITIES 1,342,42 NORTH STAR COOP 3,694.92 NORTH VALLEY CAREER AND TECH CTR 35,151.00 OFFICE OF THE STATE AUDITOR 165.00 PARK RIVER AREA SCHOOL 75.89 PARK RIVER AREA SCHOOL 516.00 RIVARD'S TURF & FORAGE 461.48 STACEY'S 79.90 TROPHIES & ENGRAVING 31.25 US FOODSERVICE GRG DIVISION 10,775.19 WALSH COUNTY PRESS 425.56 WELCH'S BAKERY 882.70 WINDSHIELD DR OF GRAFTON 100.00 NORTHWOOD PUBLIC SCHOOL 613.60 KATIE THOMPSON 2,802.00 BRETT OMDAHL 450.00 PARK RIVER AREA SCHOOL 6,939.43 PARK RIVER AREA SCHOOL 20.00 TERESA BLACKCLOUD 250.00 PARK RIVER AREA SCHOOL 30.00 CENTRAL CASS SCHOOL DISTRICT 140.00 AMAZON.COM CREDIT 339,67 ANGLE SOLSENG 37&00 BUTTONS BY FISH 317.49 CENTRAL CASS SCHOOL DISTRICT 120.00 DRAYTON PUBLIC SCHOOL 30.00 GREATER MIDWEST FUNDRAISING 2,956.20 TERRI KRUEGER 150.00 SETH KUCHAR 35.00 LANGDON AREA SCHOOL DISTRICT 105.00 NORTH STAR COOP 5~0 NORTHDALE OIL INC. 14.99 TROPHIES & ENGRAVING 184.50 US FOODSERVICE GRG DIVISION 85.38 WAYNES VARIETY 180.50 WELCH'S BAKERY 137.10 WOLF RIDGE ENVIRONMENTAL LEARNffqG 5,950.68 ~M: ,Thompson-S:,,Rost~4e pumbase~hatf of Amanda Golrs contract from Upper Valley Special Education for Amanda to teach the part-time business position, All in favor, M.C: M: Laaveg S: Rost to approve the Adequate Yearly Progress Grade Level Reconfiguration Waiver Application, All in favor, M.C. M: Brummond S: Houser to approve the technology purchases of promethean board, chrome books, desktops and laptops for the 2015-16 school year, All in favor, MC. M: Laaveg S: Brummond to apl3rove the Support and .Administrative staff salaries for 2015-16 as p.resented, All in favor, M.C. M: Brummond S: Houser to hire Jaden Chalich for summer maintenance position, All in favor M.C. M: Laaveg S: Bata to adopt the Resolution Providing for Public Sale of $880,000 General Obligation School Building Bonds, Series 2015A, On roll call vote, Brummond - aye, Houser- aye, Bata - aye, Rost - aye, Thompson - aye, Laaveg - aye, Hahn - aye, M.C. M: Laaveg S: Thompson to adopt the Resolution Providing for Participation in School Bond Credit Enhancement Program, On roll call vote, Rost- aye, Bata - aye, Brummond - aye, Houser - aye, Thompson - aye, Laaveg - aye, Hahn - aye, M.C. M: Brummond S: Rost to adopt the Initial Resolution for Limited Tax School Building Fund Bonds, On roll call vote, Houser - aye, Thompson - aye, Bata - aye, Laaveg - aye, Rost - aye, Brummond - aye, Hahn -aye, MC. Member Rest left meeting"~his time. M: Laaveg S: Thompson to amend the budget to include the State Professional Development Grant .received in the amount of $16,00~i'-.15, All in favor, M.C. M: Houser S: i~ta to pay the Building Fund Liability due .~j.he General Fund in the amount of $408,979.24, All in favor, M.C. M: Bata S: Houser to accept the updated Quit Clai~)r13eeds regarding property lines, Etn roll call vote, Brummond - aye,~l['homPsoln -"~e, Laaveg - aye, Hod~ser - aye, Bata - aye, Hahn - aye, Rost - absent, MC. Member Rost rejoined the meeting. Next Board"~eting is scheduled for June 15, 2015 at 5~P'?IVI. Meeting adjourned at 7:00 P.M. __ I~iana Hahn, President Financial Report: ~ - Property'l'ax and Other Revenue. Member Bill Bata joined the meeting. Manager "~erta Hinkel, Business Administrative Reports: Nilson -'Field Trips, Professional Development, Tffle I Conference: Schramm - Semester teslmg, gracJuation practice, review of (July 1, 2015)