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REPORT OF THE PROCEEDINGS GRAND FORKS SC

REPORT OF THE PROCEEDINGS GRAND FORKS SCHOOL BOARD REGULAR MEETING AND PUBLIC FORUM March 28, 2022 The School Board of Grand Forks Public School District No. 1 met in a regular session and held a public forum on Monday, March 28, 2022, at South Middle School with President Eric Lunn presiding. Board Members Present: Doug Carpenter, Chris Douthit, Amber Flynn, Jacqueline Hassett, Eric Lunn, Jeff Manley, Shannon Mikula, Bill Palmiscno, and Cynthia Shabb. Absent: None. Student Board Members Present: Alicia De La Cruz. Absent: Evan Whalen. Others Present: Dr. Terry Brenner, Superintendent of Schools; Michelle Emineth, Interim Business Manager; Catherine Gillach, Associate Superintendent of Secondary Education; Dr. Brenda Lewis, Assistant Superintendent of Elementary Education; Brady Olson, Vice President, Grand Forks Education Association; GFAFB School Board Members Michelle Shepperd, Branden Shepperd, Nichole Deneseus, and Brent Harland; and Cindy Johnson, Executive Secretary. Call to Order: 6:00 p.m. Motion and second to approve the agenda as amended carried unanimously. Absent: Hassett and Mikula. Motion and second to approve the minutes of March 14, 2022, as written carried unanimously. Absent: Hassett and Mikula. Discussed: Public Forum Planning Hassett joined the meeting at 6:05 p.m. Motion and second to approve the consent agenda as follows: Resignations of Ciera Bohm, Joshua Cichy, Daniall Deis, Morgan Dontis, Andrew Glaser, LoRia Novak, Nicole Reybok, Annabell Rodriguez-Traverso, Christine Rokke, and Sharen Sprague, all effective June 3, 2022; Resignation of Casey Kelly effective March 18, 2022; and One-Year Family Care Leave for Emily Thompson effective the 2022-2023 school year. Motion carried unanimously. Absent: Mikula. Motion and second to approve the [Head Start] 2022-2023 continuation grant narrative and budget justification with all supporting documents for $3,511,034 carried unanimously. Absent: Mikula. Motion and second to approve the updated [Head Start] CRRSA and ARP Spending Plan as outlined carried unanimously. Absent: Mikula. Motion and second to adopt the Initial Resolution required for the issuance of up to $16,500,000 General Obligation Building Fund Bonds. Motion carried on roll call vote as follows: Aye: Flynn, Hassett, Manley, Palmiscno, Shabb, Carpenter, Douthit, and Lunn. Nay: None. Absent: Mikula. Motion and second to approve the General Fund Financial Statement for the period July 1, 2021, through February 28, 2022, carried unanimously. Absent: Mikula. Motion and second to complete the second reading and adoption as an official policy of the district the following policies: ABAB, School Year & Calendar (as amended); BBBB, School Board Committees (as amended); BCAB, Board Meeting Procedures (as amended); BDA, Procedure for Adopting Board Policy (as amended); HBCB, Public Schools Foundation (as amended); KACB, Complaints About Personnel (as written); CBD, Superintendent’s Role in Negotiations (as written); CCB, Superintendent Grievance Procedure (as written); CAAA, Superintendent Recruitment and Appointments (as amended); BFA, Board-Superintendent Relations (as amended); and HBAA, Federal Fiscal Compliance (as amended) carried unanimously. Absent: Mikula Motion and second to rescind the following policies: 8115, Individual Members; Committee of the Whole; Quorum (replaced by BBBB and BCAB); 1304, Foundation for Education (replaced by HBCB); and 1308, Complaints Concerning School Personnel (replaced by KACB) unanimously carried. Absent: Mikula. The school board meeting recessed at 6:23 p.m. and reconvened in a public forum at 7:00 p.m. Mikula joined the meeting at approximately 7:00 p.m. Joint Public Forum Held in Accordance with North Dakota Century Code 15.1-07-26. Adjourned: 9:00 p.m. (April 20, 2022) 53385