Mahnomen ISD #432

School Board Minutes July 11, 2011

MINUTES

ANNUAL ORGANIZATIONAL AND

REGULAR MONTHLY BOARD MEETING

I.S.D. NO. 432, MAHNOMEN, MINNESOTA

July 11, 2011

 

CALL TO ORDER at 6:00 pm by Jim DeVries in the Superintendent’s Ofice.

           

ROLL CALL Board Members Present: Jim DeVries, Judy Hanson, Greg LaVoy, Jon McArthur and Jonathan Large.  Absent:  David VanDenEinde.  Staff participating at the table were:  Superintendent Jeff Bisek, Principal Ramona Miller and Secretary Delane Schaumburg.

 

 

Staff and visitors in attendance: Mahnomen Pioneer, Sue Kraft, KRJM Radio, Ken Flaten, Kathy Stronstad and Kristin Johnson.

 

ADOPTING THE AGENDA-

MOTION BY McArthur to approve the agenda with additions.  SECONDED BY Hanson.  VOTE-u/c

 

VISITORS/PRESENTERS IN ATTENDANCE SPEAKING AT THIS MEETING- None

           


MONTHLY MINUTE AND FINANCE CONSENT BUSINESS-        

MOTION BY Hanson to approve the June 13, 2011 Regular Meeting Minutes as presented as well as monthly financial claims for June 29, 2011 totaling $85,427.72 with check numbers 63986-64038 and July 11, 2011 totaling $195,600.48 with check numbers 64039-64100 and additional payments for July 11, 2011 totaling $57,818.60 with check numbers 64110-64136 whereby the July total amount of bills paid is; $253,419.09.  SECONDED BY LaVoy.  VOTE-u/c     

 

COMMUNICATIONS– None

 

STUDENT REPRESENTATIVE, COMMITTEE, AND SCHOOL BOARD REPORTS-

Student Representative-None, BRIC-June 21, 2011 Minutes. 

 

ADMINISTRATION REPORTS-K-12 Principal Report-Learning Readiness and Summer School, Handbooks, Advisor/Advisee time added to each day in H.S. and new Math books are in.  

Superintendent Reports: 2010-11 Finance Update, State Legislative Update, Summer Projects Update, Grants, and American Legion Convention. 

 

OLD BUSINESS-

 

Second Reading of Policy #534 Restrictive Procedures for Children with Disabilities

 

NEW BUSINESS-

 

Calling for FY 2012 Bids

MOTION BY Large to call for sealed price competitive product bids for dairy products, bakery products, snow removal, and wood chip fuel products, per specifications set by the district. Said bids are to be sealed and addressed to School Board Clerk, ISD No. 432, PO Box 319 Mahnomen, MN 56557 by 1 p.m. August 1, 2011. The School District reserves the right to waive any irregularities and accept or reject any or all bids.  SECONDED BY LaVoy.  VOTE-u/c

 

 

Setting Impact Aid Hearing

MOTION BYMcArthur to set September 12, 2011 at 5:00 p.m. in the location of the high school media center for the District Impact Aid Hearing 2011-2012 school year.  SECONDED BY Hanson.  VOTE-u/c

 

MSHSL Annual Membership

MOTION BYLaVoy to approve the annual membership to MSHSL for the 2011-2012 School Year as presented.  SECONDED BY Large.  VOTE-u/c

 

Approval of Financial Signatures

MOTION BYLarge to approve the following signature accounts and authorized signatures:

            Petty Cash: Superintendent Jeffrey Bisek and Business Manager Mary Torgerson

            District Checks: Superintendent Jeffrey Bisek, Business Manager Mary Torgerson, School Board Chair James DeVries, Clerk Judy Hanson, and Treasurer David VanDenEinde

Money Market Savings: Superintendent Jeffrey Bisek, Business Manager Mary Torgerson, and Treasurer David VanDenEinde

Student Activity Account: Student Activity Secretary Delane Schaumburg, K-12 Principal Ramona Miller, Superintendent Jeffrey Bisek, and Business Manager Mary Torgerson  SECONDED BY Hanson.  VOTE-u/c

 

Interquest Detection Canines Contract

MOTION BYMcArthur to approve the purchase of the Service Agreement with Interquest Detection Canines of Northern Minnesota for the 2011-12 School Year as presented.  SECONDED BY LaVoy.  VOTE-         u/c

 

Health and Safety Plan for FY 2012

MOTION BY Hanson to approve the Health and Safety (Attachment 10) Program Revenue Application for 2011-12 and forward to MDE as presented.  SECONDED BY Large.  VOTE-u/c

 

MSBA Annual Membership

MOTION BY LaVoy to approve the annual membership and pay dues of $3,348 to Minnesota School Board Association (MSBA) for FY11-12 as presented  SECONDED BY McArthur.  VOTE-u/c

 

Offer vs. Serve option

MOTION BYLarge to use the Offer vs. Serve option in the student food service program for the 2011-12 school year.  SECONDED BY LaVoy.  VOTE-u/c

 

Items for Auction

MOTION BY Hanson to place the following items on County Auction:  3 lennox roof top air handlers propane & ac, 50 + 400 watt metal halide light fixtures, 1 pug mill, 2 free standing basketball hoops and assorted paper towel and soap dispensers.  SECONDED BY LaVoy.  VOTE-u/c

 

PERSONNEL TOPICS-

Appointments

MOTION BYHanson to name Alicia Schoenborn as an Elementary Teacher for the 2011-12 School Year.  To name Jodi Douville as an Elementary Teacher for the 2011-12 School Year and to name Cassandra Lefstad as a Secondary Science Teacher for the 2011-12 School Year.  SECONDED BY McArthur.  VOTE-u/c

 

Naming Fall Coaches

MOTION BYLaVoy to approve the fall coaching assignments for the 2011-2012 school year as presented.   Football:  Head Coach, John Clark, Asst. Coaches, Todd Johnson and Bob Larson, Volunteer, Steve McMullen, JH Coaches, Brent Hoffner and Ed Snetsinger.  Volleyball:  Head Coach, Vickie Anderson, Asst. Coach, Carolyn Osenga, JH Coach, Gerri Swiers with one JH Coach to be determined.  Cheer Advisor:  Sheila Clark.   SECONDED BY Hanson.  VOTE-u/c

 

Resignations & Retirements;

MOTION BY Large to approve the resignation of teacher Tammy Swiers effective June 30, 2011 with a “Thank You” for her service.  SECONDED BY Hanson.  VOTE-u/c

 

ADJOURNMENT-

MOTION BY McArthur to adjourn the meeting at 7:00 p.m.   SECONDED BY Large.  VOTE-u/c

 

RESPECTFULLY SUBMITTED:                                                APPROVED BY:

 

_____________________________                                      ______________________________

Judy Hanson, Clerk                                                                Presiding Officer

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