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! AUGUST 29, 2012 THE PRESS PAGE 7 Valley-Edinhurg District #118 Board of Education Meeting + 3 d d 4+ +b P P VALLEY-EDINBURG DISTRICT #118 BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING TUESDAY, 7:00 PM JULY 31, 2012 EDINBURG, ND Roll call taken by Darrel Pastorek, Board President. Present:Darrel Pastorek, Valley Edinburg School District #118 School Board President, Fred Hall, Valley Edinburg School District #118 School Board Vice-President, Dianne Goodoien, Mary Laxdal, Wayne Brandvold, and Janne Myrdal, School Board Members. Absent Dan Johnson Superintendent John J. Oistad, III, HS Principal Larry Larson, Elementary, and Business Manager A. Eileen Rinde,others present-Shauna Erickson, JoAnn Mitchell, and Andrew Gullickson Meeting called to order by President Pastorek. APPROVAL OF MINUTES MSC: Brandvold-Hall to approve amended July 26, 2011 minutes to read "to approve district budget and tax levy of: Assuming a roll-call vote-Vote unanimous MSC: Goodoien-Laxdal to approve June 12, 2012 minutes Assuming a roll-call vote-Vote unanimous MSC: LaxdaI-Goodoien to amend June 19, 2012 to read "and to amend the 2011-2012 budget an increase of $200,000 in the expenditures" Assuming a roll-call vote-Vote unanimous Total District Cash: Flexible Spending Account 6,913.33 General Fund Checking 422,673.29 General Fund Savings 838,674.95 Building Fund Checking 149,591.41 Building Fund Savings Special Activities Checking 32,879.53 Hot Lunch Checking 58,371.32 Total Cash: 1,509,103.83 1/2 of Total Cash 754,551.92 Less checking funds already at Citizens State Bank: Special Activities Checking (32,879.53) Hot Lunch Checking (58,371.32) Balance needed in Citizens 663,301.07 Savings Accounts: Less Current Savings Balance (838,674.95) Cash to be deposited To First United: "175,373.88 APPROVAL OF FINANCIAL REPORT MSC: Hall Myrdal to approve financial report and savings analysis Assuming a roll-call vote-Vote unanimous, Goodoien abstaining from vote due to conflict of interest. REVIEW OF BILLS MSC: Goodoien-Laxdal to approve review of bills Assuming a roll-call vote-Vote unanimous ADMINISTRATIVE REPORTS Superintendent Oistad presented Valley-Edinburg Public School District Long-Term Demographics Plan. MSC:HalI-Myrdal to approve Long- Term Demographics Plan Assuming a roll-call vote-Vote unanimous COMMITFEE REPORTS Personnel Lori Beth Sapa has been hired as elementary cook at the Crystal location. Board directive to Superintendent Oistad to place an ad for teacher in the grade 5- 8 location. REA Nomination for RRVEC Governing Board, no members were interested in serving on the board. Transportation Supt. Oistad called Hartley&apos;s on the new bus; he has received an email from them that pick up date shows 9/26. We have received one application for bus driver from the ads that have been placed in the local papers. Building and Grounds Oistad reported on the progress of the work done on the buildings. Crystal is coming along, ordered carpet for Mary Ellen Kirking's old room. Furnaces in Edinburg Building are being installed, two new security cameras were installed at the Edinburg location, and the tile for the Edinburg School will be installed. Furnaces in Hoople building are in, waiting to hook up propane tanks and hot water heater. Wall will be installed for the Pre K room and a mini split air conditioner for the kitchen in Hoople has been ordered. Sports Coop MSC: Brandvold-Hall to increase coaches salaries as follows: head coach to $3,800, ass1 coach $3,040, 7-8 coach $2,128; 5-6,c,,Da, $1,489.6D...- Assuming a roll-call vote-Vote unanimous Negotiations MSC: HalI-Goodoien to increase Business Managers contract $1,500.00 Assuming a roll-call vote-Vote unanimous NEW BUSINESS 2011-2012 School District Financial Report and Report for Publication reviewed. MSC: MyrdaI-Goodoien to approve 2011-2012 Financial Report and Report for Publication SEATING OF NEW BOARD MEMBERS Andrew Gullickson, Dianne Goodoien, and Mary Laxdal took their oath of office for the 2012-2013 school year. Adjournment of 2011-2012 Term REORGANIZATION OF BOARD Election of Chairperson MSC: LaxdaI-Myrdal to name Darrel Pastorek as president Assuming a roll-call vote-Vote unanimous Election of Vice-Chairperson MSC: HalI-Goodoien to name Dan Johnson as vice president Assuming a roll-call vote-Vote unanimous Designation of Business Manager MSC: HalI-Goodoein to designate A Eileen Rinde as business manager Assuming a roll-call vote-Vote unanimous Action of Pledge of Securities/Financial Depository MSC: MyrdaI-Laxdal to name General Fund depository as First United Bank, Hoople Branch and Citizens State Bank of Edinburg for hot lunch and activity fund depository and Money Market Account Assuming a roll-call vote-Vote unanimous, Goodoien abstaining from vote due to conflict of interest. Designation of Official Paper MSC: Goodoien-Hall to name Walsh County Press as official paper Assuming a roll-call vote-Vote unanimous Designation of Meeting time for Board Meetings MSC: LaxdaI-Goodoien second Tuesday of each month at 7:00 PM with alternating location between the three school buildings Assuming a roll-call vote-Vote unanimous Designation of Meeting Per Diem MSC: HalI-Goodoien to approve mileage at .555; lodging at $77/night, meals at $6, $9, $15 Assuming a roll-call vote-Vote unanimous MSC: HalI-Myrdal meeting compensation at $60/meeting Assuming a roll-call vote-Vote unanimous APPROVAL OF MEMBERSHIP IN THE FOLLOWING: North Valley Career & !. Technology Center North Valley Technology Cooperative Pembina Special Education, Walsh/Pembina Cooperative North Dakota School Boards Association MSC: HalI-Laxdal to approve policy manual maintenance contract to approve required policy. Assuming a roll-call vote-Vote unanimous Red River Valley Education Cooperative MSC: LaxdaI-Goodoien approval of membership in the preceding list Assuming a roll-call vote-Vote unanimous COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENTS Curriculum-Dianne Goodoien and Janne Myrdal Personnel-Dan Johnson and Dianne Goodoien Vocational-Dan Johnson with Fred Hall as alternate Transportatign-Darrel Pastorek and Mary Laxdal Building and Grounds-Darrel Pastorek and Fred Hall Sports Coop-Andrew Gullickson and Darrel Pastorek Negotiations-Mary Laxdal, Fred Hall, and Dan Johnson CONSOLIDATED APPLICATION APPROVAL FOR 2012+2013 MSC: MyrdaI-Laxdal approve authorization of Superintendent , John Oistad, III as authorized representative for Title I Part A. Assuming a roll-call vote-Vote unanimous MSC: Goodoien-Laxdal approve authorization of Superintendent, John Oistad, III aS authorized representative for Title II Part A. Assuming a roll-call vote-Vote unanimous MSC:MyrdaI-Gullickson approve authorization of Superintendent, John Oistad, Ill as authorized representative for Title I1 Part D. Assuming a roll-call vote-Vote unanimous MSC: Gullickson-Hall approve authorization of Superintendent, John Oistad, III as authorized representative for Reaped Funds. Assuming a roll-call vote-Vote unanimous MSC: MyrdaI-Laxdal approve authorization of Superintendent, John Oistad, III as authorized representative for School Food Services. Assuming a roll-call vote-Vote unanimous MSC: Goodoien-Laxdal to approve the consolidated application for Title 1, Title II part A, Title II part D, Title IV part A and Reaped funds. Assuming a roll-call vote-Vote unanimous Meeting was adjourned Darrel Pastorek, President Cooperative ,+ , :. Northern Red River Interactiv .j/.../ A+ Eileen+Rinde, BusinessMamager Pembina County Educors+.:,:, + :  Association 'ii lgu 29, 2012) Regular School Board Meeting Park River School Board PARK RIVER SCHOOL BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING TUESDAY, JULY 23, 2012 5:30 P.M. PARK RIVER, N.D. KEITH BERG $44.70 KEVIN SKAVHAUG $398.20 KIRK HAM $270.30 KRISTY SANDBECK 124611 124612 124613 124614 $5OO.OO 124615 Regular board meeting held July 23, $61.63 2012. Hahn, Laaveg, Thompson and 124616 LORRIE HYLDEN $1,400.00 Houser present. 124617 MONTANA DAKOTA President Hahn called the meeting to UTILITIES $348.79 order at 5:30 p.m. 124618 SCHOOL SPECIALTY M: Laaveg S: Thompson to approve $899.34 the June 12, 2012, Regular Board 124619 TRACYLAAVEG $204.00 Meeting Minutes, All in favor, M.C. 124620 TRANE $17,685.30 M: Houser S: Thompson to approve 124621 TRANE $17,644.00 the expenditures as follows: General 124622 VERIZON$16.02 Fund #124596-124666, $142,854.55; 124623 WALSH COUNTY PRESS Payroll & Benefits #28209-28221, $338.40 $43,135.62; Manual checks #12321- 124627 AMAZONCOMCREDIT 12337, $151,319.18 and Special Activities $853.90 #10444-10457, $31,376.31; All in favor, 124628 BECKY SVOBODNY MC. $25.00 124629 CHS CREDITCARD 12321 NORTH VALLEY $194.74 VOCATIONALCTR $410.00 124630 CONSOLIDATED LANDFILL 12322 DISCOVERY EDUCATION LTD $55.00 $80.00 124631 DAHLEN PLUMBING & 12323 FLEXIBLE BENEFITS/DISCOVERY $2,555.80 12324 AFLAC $1,535.82 12325 $385.00 12328 BLUE CROSS BLUE SHIELD OF ND $10,939.69 12329 AFLAC $1,535.82 12330 THE HARTFORD - PRIORITY ACCTS $1,943.67 12331 OFFICE OF THE STATE AUDITORS165.00 12332 NORTH VALLEY VOCATIONAL CTR $1,596.99 12333 ADAMS QUICK RESPONSE $5O.OO 12334 WATER & LIGHT DEPT $6,025.14 12335 HARLOW'S BUS SALES, INC. $80,945.00 12336 FIRST UNITED BANK OF PARK RIVER $42,941.25 12337 ND HIGH SCHOOL COACHES ASSN. $210.00 AUDREY HUWE $200.00 CARLA HAAVEN $500.00 CINDY GRABE $1,000.00 DARLA SHELDON $800.00 DONNA GALLOWAY 124596 124597 124598 124599 124600 $23O.8O 124601 EDUTECH $40.00 124602 FORDVILLE LANKIN HIGH SCHOOL $15,925.00 124603 GAlL MEBERG $61.63 124604 GLENN RUST $33.76 124605 J MART, INC. $3,585.30 124606 JENNIFER THOMPSON $251.43 124607 JOB SERVICE ND $22.34 124608 JODI DODSON $500.00 124609 JOYCEToRGERSON $61.63 124610 KAY ALKOFER $61.63 LORRAINE THOMPSON HEATING $19.14 124632 EBSCO SUBSCRIPTION SERVICES $820.56 124633 EDLINE LLC $2,276.00 124634 FEE CONSTRUCTION $5,000.00 124635 FIRST UNITED INSURANCE $5,345.00 124636 FLOORING INNOVATIONS $2,428.00 124637 INSTITUTIONAL REPLACEMENT HARDWARE $350,94 124638 JEAN FJELD $624.99 124639 JONES SCHOOL SUPPLY COMPANY $40.00 124640 JOY BUCHHOLTZ $1,084+98 124641 KADRMAS, LEE & JACKSON, INC. $1,750.72 124642 KATHY KIBLER $1,921.32 124643 KIRK HAM $17.76 124644 LANGDON FIRE EQUIPMENT $892.75 124645 LEON'S BUILDING CENTER $1,396.43 124646 LORI GAARDER $7,109.50 124647 MONTANA DAKOTA UTILITIES $169.04 124648 MORGAN PRINTING $26.25 124649 MORTENSON & RYGH $974.00 124650 NCS PEARSON INCORPORATED $108.00, 124651 NDESC $250.00 124652 NDSBA $1,050.00 124653 NDSBA $3,175.98 124654 NORTH STAR COOP $957.24 124655 NORTH VALLEY VOCATIONAL CTR $1,500.00 124656 ODIN $296.23 124657 OVERDRIVE $1 500.00 124658 PRAIRIE LEARNING CENTER $1,470.15 124659 SANGRAIT'S AUTO SERVICE.I $460.50 124660 SOFTWARE UNLIMITED, INC. $2,400.00 124661 STATE FIRE & TORNADO FUND $9,871.10 124662 TEAM LABORATORY CHEMICAL CORPO $188.00 124663 UPPER VALLEY SPECIAL EDUCATION $22,841.29 124664 VERIZON$13.64 124665 WALSH COUNTY PRESS $183.20 124666 WORKFORCE SAFETY & INSURANCE $129.00 10444 FORDVILLE LANKIN HIGH SCHOOL $10,731.47 10445 PARK RIVER HIGH SCHOOL $3,125.00 10446 PARK RIVER HIGH SCHOOL $13,438.43 10447 PARK RIVER HIGH SCHOOL $535.50 10448 4N6 FANATICS.COM. LLC $150.00 10449 COCA-COLA REFRESHMENTS $82.80 10450 DAIRY QUEEN $26.76 10451 D'S DESIGNS $192.00 10452 EMBROIDERY PLUS $128.00 10453 MECA SPORTSWEAR $414.50 10454 ND FFA ASSOCIATION $1,267.00 10455 ND HIGH SCHOOL ACT ASSOCIATION $669.00 10456 TROPHIES & ENGRAVING $103.35 10457 WEDDING DESIGNS $1,048.00 M: Houser S: Thompson to nominate Diana Hahn as President, All in favor, M.C. M: Laaveg S: Houser to nominate Brad Brummond as Vice-President, All in favor, M.C. M: Laaveg S: Houser to appoint Rebecca Svobodny as Business Manager, All in favor, M.C. M: Houser S: Thompson to let bids for gas and diesel fuel for 2012-2013, All in favor, MC. M: Houser S: Thompson to let bids for snow removal for 2012-2013, All in favor, M.C. M: Laaveg S: Houser to appoint Kirk Ham as the administrator of all federal programs and projects including Title I and REAP, All in favor, M.C. M: Thompson S: Laaveg to designate the Walsh County Press as the official newspaper for 2012-2013, All in favor, MC. M: Laaveg S: Houser to hire Jolene Grove as a para-professional at $10.75 per hour, All in favor, M.C. M: Laaveg S: Thompson to designate First United Bank of Park River, Gate City Savings of Park River and Citizens State Bank as official despositories for 2012- 2013, All in favor. M.C. M: Houser S: Thompson to approve the 2011-2012 budget of $4,185,167.37 temporarily, All in favor, M.C. M: Laaveg S: Thompson to appoint Mortenson & Rygh as the auditor for 2011-2012, All in favor, MC M: Thompson S: Laaveg to approve the non-tuition agreement, All in favor. M.C. M: Houser S: Laaveg to approve the Upper Valley Special Education budget for 2012-2013 as presented. All in favor. M.C. M: Laaveg S: Thompson to set breakfast and lunch prices as follows: elementary lunch $2.15. Jr. and Sr. High lunch $2.25, adult lunch $2.75, breakfast K-12 $1.75 and adult breakfast $2.25; All in favor. M.C. M: Thompson S: Houser for double header admission prices of $5.00 for students and $7.00 for adults: All in favor. M.C. M: Laaveg S: Thompson to approve the 2011-2012 School District Financial Report; All in favor, M.C. M: Houser S: Laaveg to approve the Pledge of Assets dated July 19, 2012, from First United Bank, All in favor, M.C. M: Thompson S: Houser to approve the school board meeting schedule as presented, All in favor, MC. Reports were received by: Kirk Ham - Financial and Administrative; there were no Vocational Center. Library or REA reports. The following board appointments were made for 2012-2013: North Valley Vocational Center - Brad Brummond: Library Board - Tracy Laaveg and Coop Board - Brad Brummond and Diana Hahn. Committee members are as follows: Buildings and Grounds/Transportation - Kelly Houser and Diana Hahn; Personnel-Policies & Procedures - Tracy Laaveg and Jennifer Thompson; Certified Negotations - Brad Brummond and Diana Hahn and Non- Certified Negotiations - Jennifer Thompson and Tracy Laaveg. Other items of discussion included an update on summer projects and compensation for school board members. The next meeting is scheduled for August 14, 2012, at 6:00 p.m. With no further business, the meeting adjourned at 7:05 p.m. Diana Hahn, President Rebecca Svobodny, Business Manager (August 29, 2012) Your source for Happy Happenings. Walsh County Press z84-6333 i i f Quite a I ickle Photo: Allison Olimb Above: Dean Skjerven of Park River found this oddity in his garden this summer. What should have been two cu- cumbers grew as in one. 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