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REPORT OF THE PROCEEDINGS GRAND FORKS SCHOOL BOARD GRAND FORKS PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT #1 SPECIAL MEETING February 12, 2020 The Grand Forks School Board met in special session on Wednesday, February 12, 2020, at South Middle School with Bill Palmiscno presiding.

REPORT OF THE PROCEEDINGS
GRAND FORKS SCHOOL BOARD
GRAND FORKS PUBLIC
SCHOOL DISTRICT #1
SPECIAL MEETING
February 12, 2020
The Grand Forks School Board met in special session on Wednesday, February 12, 2020, at South Middle School with Bill Palmiscno presiding.
Board Members Present: Bill Palmiscno, Amber Flynn, Doug Carpenter, Jacqueline Hoffarth, Eric Lunn, Jeff Manley, Cynthia Shabb, and Matt Spivey.
Board Members Absent: Shannon Mikula.
Student Board Members Present: Riley Thoreson.
Student Board Members Absent: Oliver Wolfe.
Others Present: Dr. Terry Brenner, Superintendent of Schools; Scott J. Berge, Business Manager; Jody Thompson, Associate Superintendent of Elementary Education; Catherine Gillach, Assistant Superintendent of Secondary Education; Chris Arnold, Director of Buildings and Grounds; Melissa Buchhop, Vice President, Grand Forks Education Association (GFEA); and Cindy Johnson, Executive Secretary.
Call to Order: 3:15 p.m.
Discussed: Cognia Accreditation Exit Review Report.
Flynn joined the meeting at 3:19 p.m.
Student Board Member Thoreson left the meeting at 3:45 p.m.
Recess: 3:45 p.m.
Reconvened: 3:57 p.m.
Berge joined the meeting at 3:57 p.m.
Motion and second to declare that an emergency situation exists with regard to mold at all of the district's schools and to allow the district to proceed with remediation as soon as possible carried unanimously. Absent: Mikula.
Adjourned: 4:36 p.m.
Meeting minutes are found online at www.gfschools.org or by calling the superintendent's office at 787-4880.
(March 7, 2020)