Regular Meeting of the School Board
West Fargo Public School District #6
West Fargo, North Dakota 58078
August 9, 2021 - 6:00 PM
Leidal Education Center Boardroom
A regularly scheduled meeting of the West Fargo School Board, West Fargo Public School District #6, pursuant to due calls and notice, was held at the Leidal Education Center Boardroom on July 12, 2021, at 6:00 PM, with President Jim Jonas presiding.
Members present included Vice President Jessica Jackson, and directors Jon Erickson, Dan Schaeffer, and Trisha Page. Also present, representing the school district was Superintendent Beth Slette, Assistant Superintendent of Secondary Curriculum and Instruction Vincent Williams, Assistant Superintendent of Elementary Curriculum and Instruction Rachael Agre, Business Manager Levi Bachmeier, Human Resources Director Brittnee Nikle, Technology Director Ed Mitchell, and Board Secretary Alicia Severson. Board member Patti Stedman was absent.
Mr. Schaeffer moved, seconded by Ms. Stedman, to adopt the agenda including an update to the staffing request, an addition of the salary and benefit package for administrative staff and five contracts. The motion carried unanimously.
Mr. Erickson moved, seconded by Ms. Jackson, to appoint Mark Staples to serve on the West Fargo Public Schools school board through June 30, 2022. The motion carried unanimously.
Mr. Staples was sworn in as a member of the West Fargo School Board.
Ms. Jackson moved, seconded by Mr. Schaeffer, to approve the administrative, profession, and co-curricular staffing request and reclassification for the 2021-2022 school year. The motion carried unanimously.
Mr. Schaeffer moved, seconded by Mr. Erickson, to approve the budget and the preliminary Certificate of Levy. The motion carried unanimously.
Ms. Page moved, seconded by Ms. Jackson, to approve the proposed salary and benefit package for administrative staff for 2021-2022 and 2022-2023. The motion carried unanimously.
The board finalized the school board workshop for the following Monday.
Mr. Schaeffer moved, seconded by Ms. Jackson, to approve the consent agenda which consisted of minutes from the regular meeting of the school board held on July 26, 2021; seven resignations, twenty-four new contracts; quarterly financials; a contract for Targeted Case Management; a contract with UND for special education resident teachers; a contract with YouthWorks; bid awards for fitness equipment with the City of West Fargo for lift station improvements; and a set of bills (please see the attached bill list). The motion carried unanimously.
During the superintendent's report, Superintendent Slette provided updates and shared information with the school board.
During the president's prerogatives, the school board discussed current issues and future opportunities.
The meeting adjourned at 6:58 PM.
Alicia Severson, Board Secretary
The list of bills presented to the School Board on August 9, 2021 Lobby Guard Solutions, Inc. $1,380.00 ; Northern Plains Mechanical LLC $3,611.00 ; Red River Refrigeration, Inc. $4,997.00 ; B & H Photo Video $11,072.78 ; Cooper Commissioning $1,000.00 ; Forum Communications Co, The $30.78 ; Goodin Company $2,537.38 ; Graybar Electric Co Inc $2,675.49 ; Grotberg Electric, Inc. $144,782.10 ; Marco Technologies LLC $12,660.49 ; Newton Distributing Company Inc $584.00 ; Northern Technologies LLC $4,018.25 ; Vaaler Insurance Inc $282,476.00 ; Amazon.Com $2,246.29 ; UMB Bank, N.A. $9,105,718.76 ; Apple, Inc $67,120.00 ; Association For Career And Tech Ed $165.00 ; Border States Electric Supply $3,789.40 ; Cass Rural Water Users District $3,505.87 ; City Of Fargo $60.00 ; Council Of Administrators Of Sp Ed $75.00 ; Culligan Water Conditioning $8.00 ; Custom Education Solutions, Inc. $65.00 ; Dakota Mailing $99.17 ; Digi-Key Corporation $49.53 ; Dimas, Anya $9.00 ; Doyle's Yellow Checker Cab Inc $1,186.03 ; Duppong, Justine $10.00 ; Electro Watchman Inc $95.85 ; Forward, Peter $10.00 ; Frontline Education $55,872.53 ; Fugleberg, Samantha $120.00 ; Full Compass Systems $41.43 ; Generation Genius, Inc. $2,686.50 ; Genereux, Katie $10.00 ; Golombiecki, Jessica $10.00 ; Go Promo LLC $1,191.50 ; Hassan, Farhan $20.00 ; Hawkins Inc $998.59 ; Heise, Nika $20.00 ; Infinisource, Inc. $10.00 ; Karjalainen, Lyn $10.00 ; Lampert, Erin $30.00 ; Marco's Pizza $48.99 ; Metz Company Inc $364.51 ; NDCEL $1,810.00 ; Nexus - Path Family Healing $7,500.00 ; Office Depot $95.16 ; Petro Serve USA $13.82 ; Playposit, Inc. $12,650.00 ; Printer Solutions $337.00 ; Puetz, Maranda $10.00 ; RDO Equipment Company $507.22 ; Really Good Stuff $62.97 ; Sarkar, Dipayan $80.00 ; Theme And Variations Inc $2,099.30 ; Verizon Communications, Inc $47.13 ; Warren, Jamie $10.00 ; Workforce Safety And Insurance $250.00 ; Xcel Energy $61.20 ; A & R Roofing Co Inc $616.00 ; Automatic Heating & Air Inc $48.00 ; Bjella, Malory $160.00 ; Buettner, Amanda $60.00 ; Central Regional Education Assoc $300.00 ; Corporate Technologies $9,314.90 ; Dakota Tire Service, Inc $210.80 ; Full Compass Systems $172.45 ; General Maintenance Inc $1,175.00 ; Graybar Electric Co Inc $4,121.61 ; Interact Therapy LLC $1,588.24 ; Irby Tool And Safety $35.00 ; Jimmy Johns $65.89 ; Marcia Brenner Associates LLC $7,700.00 ; Midwest Communications, Inc. $279.00 ; NDCEL $250.00 ; Puetz, Maranda $60.00 ; RDO Equipment Company $338.06 ; Really Good Stuff $136.97 ; Red River Refrigeration, Inc. $290.00 ; School Specialty, LLC $73.70 ; Sherwin Williams $49.56 ; Wang, Wenting $60.00 ; West Side Steel $60.99 ; A-1 Sewer & Drain $92.00 ; AED Professionals $215.29 ; A & R Roofing Co Inc $378.00 ; Border States Electric Supply $167.94 ; Cooper's Office Supply Inc $5,696.55 ; Crown Trophy $23.75 ; Eaton Corporation $15,519.60 ; Family Support Registry $171.61 ; Fenceclip $284.00 ; F & S Manufacturing $244.20 ; Knowledge In Development Inc $30.00 ; Midwest Communications, Inc. $220.00 ; MTI Distributing, Inc. $760.48 ; RDO Equipment Company $338.06 ; RHI Supply $18.40 ; Sherwin Williams $43.68 ; Tennessee Child Support $112.84 ; Bingeman, Kevin $16.55 ; Corporate Technologies $43,328.00 ; Dept Of Public Instruction $70.00 ; Fire Guard Company $8,800.00 ; Flieth, Karissa $3,000.00 ; Gudmundson, Cydney $270.00 ; Marco Technologies LLC $3,165.12 ; Marco's Pizza $38.99 ; Northern Lights Council $40.00 ; One Call Concepts Inc $4.80 ; Powerschool Group LLC $48,364.48 ; Spitfire Bar And Grill $96.50 ; Cass County Electric $15.00 ; Academy Of Nutrition And Dietetics $70.00 ; Acme Electric Tool Crib $56.99 ; City Of Harwood $68.73 ; Dakota Mailing $139.12 ; Dakota Tire Service, Inc $296.94 ; Dakota Home Care Inc $850.00 ; Demery, Danny $100.80 ; Family Wellness LLC $75.00 ; General Maintenance Inc $310.00 ; Grand Valley Motors $25,000.00 ; Graybar Electric Co Inc $340.96 ; Hoff, Kelsey $60.00 ; Marcia Brenner Associates LLC $8,968.50 ; Metz Company Inc $1,077.77 ; MTI Distributing, Inc. $461.74 ; ND Small Organized Schools $450.00 ; Northern Lights Council $40.00 ; Northstar Safety Inc $186.70 ; RDO Equipment Company $139.74 ; RHI Supply $228.40 ; Tamarack Materials Inc $145.06 ; Trapeze Software Group $6,000.00 ; Twin City Hardware Company, Inc $660.00 ; Vaaler Insurance Inc $151,627.00 ; Wal-Mart-All Locations $971.61 ; Job Service Of North Dakota $2,156.98 ; Delta Dental Minnesota Aso, LLC $6,236.10 ; Blue Cross Blue Shield Of ND $370,792.23 ; Delta Dental Minnesota Aso, LLC $23,961.65 ; Internal Revenue Service $147,655.17 ; Commissioner Of Revenue $2,202.32 ; Minnesota Child Support $78.44 ; State Tax Commissioner $219,384.77 ; ND State Disbursement Unit $2,519.36 ; Amazon.Com $10,151.70 ; Blue Cross Blue Shield Of ND $390,871.55 ; Delta Dental Minnesota Aso, LLC $26,260.40 ; Pitney Bowes - Reserve Account $2,000.00 ; Anderson, Leah $10.00 ; Jonas, Denise $190.00 ; Leas, Heather $404.03 ; MATC FBO WFPS 403b Plan $7,619.74 ; Void Ck 309222 ($99.94); Void Ck 312126 ($284.00); Payroll 07/23/2021 $479,141.72.
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