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Regular Meeting of the School Board West

Regular Meeting of the School Board West Fargo Public School District #6 West Fargo, North Dakota 58078 July 25, 2022 – 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 25, 2022, at 6:00 PM, with President Patti Stedman presiding. Members present included Vice President Jessica Jackson directors, Patti Stedman, Jon Erickson, Dan Schaeffer, Trisha Page, and Jessica Jones. 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, Director of Human Resources Brittnee Nikle, Technology Director Ed Mitchell, and Board Secretary Alicia Severson. Mr. Jonas moved, seconded by Mr. Erickson, to adopt the agenda with the addition a repair contract for the West Fargo Sports Arena. The motion carried unanimously. Board members Mr. Erickson, Ms. Jackson, Mr. Jonas, and Ms. Jones were sworn in for a four-year term. Business Manager Levi Bachmeier presented the preliminary budget overview to the board. Ms. Jackson moved, seconded by Ms. Page to find the administration in compliance with board policy OE 2 Superintendent Succession. The motion carried unanimously. Ms. Page moved, seconded by Ms. Jackson to find the administration in compliance with noted exception with board policy OE 4 Personnel. The motion carried unanimously. There was a report from the Governance committee. Ms. Page moved, seconded by Mr. Erickson to approve the staffing request as presented by administration. The motion carried unanimously. Mr. Erickson moved, seconded by Mr. Schaeffer to establish a Joint Powers Agreement with the city of West Fargo for potential added development on the West Fargo Sports Arena site. The motion carried unanimously. Mr. Schaeffer moved, seconded by Mr. Erickson to approve a contract with Commercial Refrigeration at $180,399.50 for the retubing of the remaining chiller barrel tubes and restart the ice plant system at the West Fargo Sports Arena. Mr. Schaeffer moved, seconded by Ms. Page, to approve the consent agenda which consisted of minutes from the regular meeting of the school board held on July 11, 2022; 6 new contracts; 8 resignations; contracts with NDSU, Full Circle, Anne Carlson, Connect Speech Therapy, NDAC, Solutions, SEEC-Medicaid, Dakota Home, Eide Baily LLP, SEEC, and Youthworks; approval of indicators for the monitoring of Board Policy OE 4 Personnel; Pledged Assets; approval of NSF checks, cancellation of obligations and checks from the current or prior fiscal years, and the write off of uncollectable accounts receivable; authorization for administration to advertise for bids for snow removal; 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 7:49 PM. Respectfully Submitted, Alicia Severson, Board Secretary The list of bills presented to the School Board on July 25, 2022 Bergstrom Electric Inc $40,014.00 ; BSN Sports, LLC $162.83 ; Elite Industries, LLC $3,000.00 ; Gast Construction Company Inc $751,657.75 ; Lee Jones & Son Construction Co. $1,046,150.00 ; Manning Mechanical Inc $527,518.71 ; Master Construction Co, Inc $186,611.40 ; MBN Engineering, Inc $2,081.37 ; Meinecke-Johnson Company $176,350.00 ; Northern Plains Mechanical LLC $66,512.80 ; S. A. Mechanical Inc. $20,000.00 ; Scott’s Electric Inc $82,927.88 ; Strata Corporation $2,858.00 ; T. F. Powers Construction Co $136,170.00 ; YHR Partners $10,808.45 ; Grotberg Electric, Inc. $141,381.90 ; Legend Technical Services Inc $6,346.00 ; Meridian Commercial Const LLC $24,343.96 ; ND Teachers Retirement Fund $3,938.37 ; ND Teachers Retirement Fund $3,369.19 ; Ben Walker Golf LLC $600.00 ; BSN Sports, LLC $1,558.93 ; City Of Harwood $70.45 ; City Of West Fargo-Utilities $23,954.50 ; City Of Fargo $1,211.17 ; Custom Education Solutions, Inc. $8,853.12 ; Marcia Brenner Associates, LLC $5,000.00 ; Knight Printing $8,105.45 ; Family Support Registry $171.61 ; Doyle’s Yellow Checker Cab Inc $284.30 ; Teacher Direct $489.68 ; Advantage Credit Bureau $4,270.50 ; Amsterdam Printing and Litho $317.11 ; Anne Carlsen Center $5,907.93 ; A & R Roofing Co Inc $1,363.15 ; Bachmeier Pottery & Sculpture $894.00 ; Background Investigation Bur, LLC $38.90 ; Balmoral Golf Course $100.00 ; Brenco Corporation $46.50 ; Bryan Rock Products, Inc $452.65 ; BSN Sports, LLC $5,973.02 ; City Of West Fargo-Secur & Misc $646.25 ; City Of Fargo $905.17 ; Classlink, Inc $995.00 ; C’mon Inn Hotel $593.96 ; Community Living Services Inc $15,754.42 ; Concord Theatricals Corp $4,635.50 ; Corporate Technologies $926.00 ; Dacotah Paper Company $1,098.40 ; Dakota Home Care Inc $1,212.98 ; Dakota Carrier Network $350.00 ; Demco, Inc $260.13 ; Engineering Is Elementary $237.62 ; Enterprise Rent-A-Car $1,005.06 ; Ferguson Enterprises $42.38 ; Follett School Solutions, Inc. $36,293.94 ; Follett Content Solutions, LLC $2,680.63 ; Forum Communications Co, The $177.06 ; Gerrells Sports Center Inc $700.00 ; Hampton Inn & Suites - Jamestown $1,819.40 ; Harlow’s Bus Sales Inc $333.39 ; Hawkins Inc $1,509.66 ; Heartland Hearing Prof PLLC $1,600.00 ; Houghton Mifflin Company $42,700.00 ; Illuminate Education Inc $1,522.50 ; Interstate Companies Inc $1,026.87 ; I-State Truck Center $88.38 ; Johnson Controls Inc $426.29 ; Menards $134.46 ; Meridian Commercial Const LLC $44,281.95 ; Metasource LLC $2,223.53 ; Michigan Department Of Education $509.58 ; Nardini Fire Equipment $3,087.85 ; Nelson International $4,438.83 ; Netcenter Technologies $5,475.00 ; Networks 2000 Inc $1,305.00 ; North Dakota Autism Center Inc $15,675.00 ; Ok Tire Store, Inc $752.50 ; Petro Serve USA $513.58 ; District Petty Cash $7.38 ; Pioneer Valley Educ Press $44.55 ; RHI Supply $354.93 ; Sam’s Club Discover $850.39 ; School Health Corporation $1,000.00 ; Smore $1,799.00 ; Solutions Behavioral Health Prof Inc $11,477.50 ; Summit Fire Protection Co $171.25 ; Synk Graphics LLC $18,713.00 ; The Lockshop $75.00 ; Theme AND Variations Inc $2,449.30 ; Trapeze Software Group $317.80 ; U S Postal Service $265.00 ; Verizon Communications, Inc $52.35 ; West Side Steel $10.00 ; Xcel Energy $79,547.81 ; Jostens Incorporated $12.30 ; Above All Counseling, PLLC $2,009.43 ; Avis Rent A Car $789.50 ; Hornbachers $555.35 ; JDL Counseling, LLC $1,300.00 ; Ottmar, Jasmine $4,867.85 ; Pizza Ranch Of Fargo $605.56 ; Sanford Clinic Occ Medicine $360.00 ; Sara Stallman, PLLC $515.56 ; WEX Health Inc $1,508.50 ; Acme Electric Tool Crib $5.28 ; AED Professionals $1,300.42 ; Blackstone Lodge $1,435.00 ; BSN Sports, LLC $1,467.00 ; Burnn Boiler & Mechanical, Inc $1,229.54 ; Business Essentials $856.18 ; Cass County Electric $115,422.16 ; City Of Fargo $60.00 ; Cole Papers $1,556.69 ; Corporate Technologies $44,399.70 ; Dacotah Paper Company $270.60 ; Data Technologies Inc. $10,393.00 ; Eckroth Music Company $136.68 ; Innovative Office Solutions, LLC $10,165.00 ; JT Lawn Service LLC $25,610.00 ; Kartes, Clay $300.00 ; Kent Krueger Trucking $613.76 ; Midwest Bus Parts, Inc $89.93 ; Nelson International $393.03 ; Office Depot $18.41 ; Ok Tire Store, Inc $29.07 ; Petro Serve USA $1,512.19 ; Playposit, Inc. $18,500.00 ; Powerschool Group LLC $50,317.44 ; Renaissance Learning Inc $127,180.00 ; Rydin $710.00 ; Seesaw Learning Inc $33,150.00 ; Stein’s Inc $76.40 ; United Power Equipment $240.44 ; Hartleys School Buses $254,200.00 ; Blue Cross Blue Shield Of ND $766,708.79 ; Commissioner Of Revenue $880.44 ; Delta Dental Minnesota Aso, LLC $24,517.30 ; Blue Cross Blue Shield Of ND $511,627.49 ; Cenex Fleet Fueling $12,110.57 ; Cintas Corporation No 2 $1,848.79 ; MATC FBO WFPS 403b Plan $4,183.92 ; Delta Dental Minnesota Aso, LLC $37,408.61 ; Delta Dental Minnesota Aso, LLC $642.00 ; Internal Revenue Service $3,596.83 ; Commissioner Of Revenue $1,881.63 ; Minnesota Child Support $104.29 ; ND Public Employee Ret System $188,732.97 ; Pepsi Cola Bottling Company $920.82 ; ND State Disbursement Unit $1,341.42 ; Internal Revenue Service $630.02 ; Blue Cross Blue Shield Of ND $247,086.84 ; Internal Revenue Service $7,348.89 ; Delta Dental Minnesota Aso, LLC $17,963.13 ; J P Morgan Chase $575,334.64 ; State Tax Commissioner $5,508.71 ; Grenz, Ryan $191.88 ; Lemer, Mark $48.91 ; Bartsch, Linda $134.82 ; Feigert, Jordan $81.08 ; Francis, Charles $27.67 ; Hansen, Wendy $130.86 ; Hoffman, Shauna $38.20 ; Horst, Kerry $129.70 ; Johnson, Molly $153.04 ; Miller, Mathew $284.60 ; Mitchell, Edward $817.19 ; Nino, Emiliano $104.01 ; Perrelet, Richard $101.67 ; Peterson, Maria $48.38 ; Praus, Jason $118.93 ; Sahli, Spencer $27.85 ; Standard Insurance Company $28,491.47 ; Payroll 07/08/2022 $402,426.94 ; Payroll 07/13/2022 $2,674.58 ; Void Ck 319517 ($540.00). 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