ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
SAUK RIVER PARK PARKING LOT
FOR THE CITY OF SARTELL
STEARNS COUNTY, MINN.
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that sealed bids will be received by the City of Sartell, City Hall, 125 Pinecone Road N., Sartell, Minn 56377, until 11 a.m. CST Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014, and will be publicly opened and read at said time and place by a representative of the City of Sartell. Said proposals for the furnishing of all labor and materials for construction of the following approximate quantities:
750 CU YD Common Excavation
750 TON Aggregate Base Class 5
320 TON Bituminous Mixtures
570 LIN FT Concrete Curb & Gutter
33 LIN FT 12” RC Pipe
1 LUMP SUM Turf Establishment
The bids must be submitted on the Proposal Forms provided in accordance with the Contract Documents, Plans and Specifications as prepared by WSB and Associates Inc., 4140 Thielman Lane, Suite 204, St. Cloud, Minn. 56301, which are on file with the City Administrator of Sartell and may be seen at the office of the Consulting Engineers or at the office of the City Administrator.
Complete digital Proposal Forms, Plans and Specifications for use by contractors submitting a bid are available at www.questcdn.com. You may download the digital plan documents for a nonrefundable fee of $20 by inputting Quest project #3445321 on the website’s Project Search page. Please contact QuestCDN.com at 952-233-1632 or email@example.com for assistance in free membership registration, downloading and working with this digital project information.
An optional paper set of Proposal Forms, Plans and Specifications may be obtained from the Consulting Engineers, WSB and Associates Inc., 4140 Thielman Lane, Suite 204, St. Cloud, Minn. 56301, for a nonrefundable fee of $50 per set, check payable to WSB and Associates Inc.
Bids will only be accepted from Contractors who purchase digital or paper Bidding Documents as specified above.
No bids will be considered unless sealed and filed with the City Administrator of Sartell and accompanied by a cash deposit, cashier’s check or certified check or bid bond made payable to the City of Sartell for five percent (5%) of the amount bid, to be forfeited as liquidated damages in the event the bid be accepted and the bidder fail to enter promptly into a written contract and furnish the required bond.
No bids may be withdrawn for a period of thirty (30) days from the date of opening of bids. The City of Sartell reserves the right to reject any or all bids.
DATED: July 14, 2014 BY ORDER OF THE CITY COUNCIL
s/s Mary Degiovanni
PUBLISHED IN THE: Sartell Newsleader: July 25, 2014
Finance and Commerce: July 25, 2014
REGULAR SCHOOL BOARD MEETING
SARTELL-ST. STEPHEN PUBLIC SCHOOLS
JUNE 16, 2014
DISTRICT CENTER BOARD ROOM
The regular school board meeting of Independent School District 748 was called to order at 4:01 p.m. by Chair Michelle Meyer. Members present: Meyer; Krista Durrwachter, vice chair; Mary McCabe, director; Jason Nies, clerk; Dan Riordan, director; and Michael Spanier, interim superintendent. Absent: Pam Raden, director.
A motion was made by Nies and seconded by Riorden to approve the agenda. All in favor. Motion carried.
A motion was made by Durrwachter and seconded by Nies to approve consent items a-d as presented below:
- Minutes of the regular school board meeting held on May 19, 2014.
- Checks in the amount of $1,780,974.33 as presented:
General Fund 1,405,448.38
Food Service Fund 127,910.09
Transportation Fund 165,540.90
Community Service Fund 49,015.24
Capital Expenditure Fund 31,950.50
Debt Service Fund 375.00
Summer Rec Agency Fun 734.22
Check numbers 156251 to 156597
Receipts in the amount of $4,993,841.00 as presented:
General Fund 3,414,434.44
Food Service Fund 247,925.91
Community Service Fund 92,084.80
Building Fund .51
Debt Service Fund 1,172,356.35
Scholarship Trust 14,125.00
Summer Rec Agency Rec 52,914.00
Receipts 39879 to 39984
Wire transfers in the amount of $6,160.62 as presented:
General Fund 1,115.55
Food Service Fund 3,243.08
Community Service Fund 642.63
Summer Rec Agency Fund 1,159.36
Wire transfers 201300071-201300077
- Accept the following donations: Sabre All-Sport Booster Club, Sartell High School $4,904, Funded Strength Coaches and Supplies; Sabre All-Sport Booster Club, Sartell High School, $34.98, Senior Athletic Certificates.
- Accept the resignations of Kelly Hanson, Sartell High School, homebound teacher effective June 10, 2014; Julie Hoppe, ECFE, special ed teacher effective June 30, 2014; Judy Schwankl, Sartell Middle School, cook effective June 5, 2014; Lindsy Schwantes, Sartell Middle School, Spanish teacher effective July 12, 2014. Accept retirements of Mary Ann Lyon, Sartell High School, para effective Aug. 14, 2014 and Daniel Whitson, Sartell Middle School, school resource officer effective June 7, 2014.
Student Representative Report: Mac Nies, senior at Sartell High School
- Sartell High School had one participant in the state boys golf tournament and six participants in the state track and field tournament this spring.
- Student Council interviewed and voted three additional members on the student council which will start meeting in early August.
- Six students will be heading to the National Student Council Convention to gather new ideas to implement.
- All students turned in their MacBooks on June 4.
- Many students and staff are working hard in planning and organizing Sabre Splash for first-year students.
- Weighted grades are now posted in Skyward for students at SHS.
- The 8th-grade students enjoyed their class trip to Valleyfair on May 27.
- The Honors Recital for Band and Choir was held at SMS on May 29 for students to showcase their talents.
- Summer school began this week for many elementary students. Student will attend for two weeks in June and one week in August.
- PME and ORE held Field Days for students on site for grades K-3 and at the SMS track for 4th-grade students.
- The PME Family Picnic was a huge success with an estimated 1,000 people in attendance.
- ORE and PME 4th-graders had graduation ceremonies to celebrate a milestone in their education.
- Summer Recreation and Community Education activities have begun. You can see many students participating in these activities throughout the community.
Superintendent Report: Spanier, interim superintendent
- Enrollment remained constant throughout the 2013-14 school year.
- Rowan McDonnell, SHS student, tied for 22nd at the state golf tournament. McDonnell was the highest outstate finisher. Congratulations to the team and Coach Sieben for the best season in SHS history.
- SHS had several students participate in the state track tournament: Thomas Bearson, Daniel Daffinrud, Shelby Hall, Jacob Koltes and Jacob Lieberg,
- There were several excellent music concerts this spring. Congratulations to all the students and directors for another successful year.
- Thank you to two additional retirees for your many years of dedicated service to the Sartell-St. Stephen School District:
- Mary Ann Lyon, a paraprofessional currently at SHS, with 27 years of service
- Dan Whitson, a school liaison officer, retired from the Sartell Police Department, after 23 years of service
- Sartell High School hosted Senior Awards Night with the Class of 2014 receiving more than $2.5 million in grants, scholarships and post-secondary academic support from community stakeholders and post-secondary institutions.
- Sartell High School marching band is back and has several performances lined up for this parade season.
- The first ISD 748 orchestra concert/performance was held on May 22 and received a standing ovation for the inaugural season.
School Board Committees:
Board Chair Meyer recognized the service of three outgoing administrators:
- RandyHusmann – 16 years of service
- Greg Johnson – 8 years of service
- MikeSpanier – 36 years of service
Board Chair Meyer noted Board Policy 306 – Administrator Code of Ethics, Section B. 1. Makes the well-being of students the fundamental value of all decision-making and actions. Mike Spanier exemplifies this. Thank you to Mike Spanier for his successful 36-year career in the Sartell-St. Stephen School District. During his tenure, he served as assistant principal, principal, interim superintendent for Dr. Worner, director of learning services, and finally, interim superintendent for the 13-14 school year. Mike took on the challenging role of interim superintendent at a time when our district required healing and rebuilding. Our administrative team needed an experienced leader. A leader who could provide guidance, who understood our community and who had a realistic vision to move our district forward. Mike was that leader. Thank you!
Benton Stearns Ed District Report: Duane Borgeson, director of the Benton Stearns Education District, reviewed the programs supported by SED and special-education-funding laws.
A motion was made by McCabe and seconded by Nies to APPROVE THE PERSONNEL OMNIBUS RESOLUTION AS AMENDED.
New Employees or Changes: Katie Beckmann, SHS, Summer Strength, $1,119, BS1 (3.35%), New position-outside funded; Mike Holman, SHS, Summer Strength, $1,025, BS4 (3.35%), New position – outside funded; Jessica Lewis, SMS, 7th-grade language arts, $44,368, MA S1, replacing Erin Roe; Noel Meyer, SHS, Spring Strength, $1,148, BS2 (3.35%), New position – outside funded; Kristine O’Brien, DSC, director of community ed, $77,000/ 1 FTE BA S1, new position; Rachel Tisdale, SMS, orchestra, $35,934/ 1 FTE BA S2, replacing Jill Haehn.
Leave of Absence: Therese Nierengarten, SMS, teacher, part-time, 2014-15 school year; Michelle Ramle, SMS, 7th 7th-grade language arts, full-time, 2014-15 school year; Mallory Wetzell, DSC, operations assistant, full-time, 6- to 8-week leave to begin on or around July 17, 2014.
All in favor. Motion carried.
A motion was made by Riordan and seconded by Nies to APPROVE THE PRELIMINARY 2014-15 BUDGET AS PRESENTED.
A motion was made by Durrwachter and seconded by McCabe to HAVE SECOND READINGS AND APPROVE REVISIONS TO POLICIES 215, 301, 302, 303, 304, 305, AND 306. All in favor. Motion carried.
A motion was made by McCabe and seconded by Riordan to APPROVE THE REMOVAL OF POLICY 412.1 AND 430. All in favor. Motion carried.
A motion was made by Riordan and seconded by Durrwachter to APPROVE THE STUDENT TEACHING AGREEMENT WITH ST. CLOUD STATE UNIVERSITY. All in favor. Motion carried.
A motion was made by McCabe and seconded by Nies to ADOPT TEACHER EVALUATION AGREEMENT BETWEEN SARTELL BOARD OF EDUCATION AND SARTELL EDUCATION ASSOCIATION. All in favor. Motion carried.
A motion was made by Durrwachter and seconded by Riordan to APPROVE THE STUDENT HANDBOOK CHANGES. All in favor. Motion carried.
A motion was made by Raden and seconded by McCabe to APPROVE THE LOCAL 284 MULTI-UNIT CONTRACT. All in favor. Motion carried.
Schedule Work Session and Committee Meetings
July 10 at 8 a.m. – Facilities Committee at 8 a.m.
July 21 at 5:30 p.m. – Board Work Session, DSC, board room
The board had the official review of policies 403 and 415.
The board had the first of two readings of revisions of the following policies: 401, 402, 412, 419, 420 and 424.
A motion to adjourn the meeting at 6:05 p.m. was made by Durrwachter and seconded by McCabe. All in favor. Motion carried.
/s/ Jason Nies, clerk