Mahnomen ISD #432

School Board Minutes August 8, 2011

MINUTES

ANNUAL ORGANIZATIONAL AND

REGULAR MONTHLY BOARD MEETING

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

August 8, 2011

 

CALL TO ORDER at 6:00 pm by Jim DeVries in the High School Media Center. 

           

ROLL CALL Board Members Present: Jim DeVries, Judy Hanson, Greg LaVoy, Jon McArthur Jonathan Large and 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, Jennifer Jurina and KRJM Radio, Ken Flaten. 

 

 

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 LaVoy to approve the July 11, 2011 Regular Meeting Minutes as presented as well as monthly financial claims for October 10, 2011 totaling $123,594.16 with check numbers 64371-64444 and additional payments for October 10, 2011 totaling $74,623.30 with check numbers 64445-64478 whereby the October total amount of bills paid is; $198,217.46, and also approve this action to recognize and accept the following donations- St. Mary’s Innovis Health - $500 – Athletic Concussion Testing; Coke Cola - $8,500 – General Fund.   SECONDED BY Large.  VOTE-u/c

 

COMMUNICATIONS– Great Trays Recognition – Food Service Program

 

STUDENT REPRESENTATIVE, COMMITTEE, AND SCHOOL BOARD REPORTS-

Student Representative-Homecoming, Federal Fund-NAFIS Fall Conference Update, ALC-Report Submitted, Personnell Committee – Negotiations,  NWSC – Nominations Board of Directrs, BRIC, September 20 meeting, MSBA, Fall Regional Meeting, MREA Conference – November 2-4, .  

 

ADMINISTRATION REPORTS-K-12 Principal Report-Excellent state to school year, MCA Scores, Attendance and SST

Superintendent Reports: Enrollment, 2011-2012 Finance Update, Homestead Market Value Exclusion, .

 

OLD BUSINESS-

 

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

MOTION BYHanson to read and approve the establishment of Policy #534 Restrictive Procedures for Children with Disabilities.  SECONDED BY McArthur.  VOTE-u/c

 

Accepting Product Bids for FY~12-

MOTION BYLarge to approve the apparent low qualifying product bids as follows;

Dairy: from Cass Clary, Bread: from Sara Lee, Wood Chips: from Dick Walsh, Snow Removal: from Stanley Gunderson.  SECONDED BY LaVoy.  VOTE-u/c

 

2011-2012 Elementary Student Handbook

MOTION BY McArthur to approve the 2011-12 Elementary Student Handbook as presented.

SECONDED BY Large.  VOTE-u/c

 

2011-12 High School Student Handbook

MOTION BY VanDenEinde to approve the Secondary 2011-12 Student Handbook as presented.

SECONDED BY LaVoy.  VOTE-u/c

 

NEW BUSINESS-

 

Authorizing School and Meetings on Columbus Day- October 10, 2011

MOTION BYLarge to acknowledge that this school district does not deem Columbus Day as a holiday whereby allowing this district to conduct school and public meetings on this date.  SECONDED BY Hanson.  VOTE-u/c

 

Authorize August 22nd bill payments

MOTION BYVanDenEinde to authorize additional bill payment on August 22, 2011.  SECONDED BY LaVoy.  VOTE-u/c

 

School Nurse Contract with Norman-Mahnomen Public Health

MOTION BYMcArthur to approve the School Nurse Contract with Norman-Mahnomen Public Health for the 2011-12 program year as presented.  SECONDED BY Large.  VOTE-u/c

 

Mahube Headstart Catering Agreement

MOTION BYHanson to approve the Mahube Headstart Catering Agreement for the 2011-12 program year as presented.  SECONDED BYVanDenEinde.  VOTE-u/c

 

Policy #532 Use of Peace Officers and Crisis Team to Remove Students with IEPs from School Grounds.  

MOTION BY Large to approve Revision of Policy #532 Use of Peace Officers and Crisis Team to Remove Students with IEPs from School Grounds.   SECONDED BY Hanson.  VOTE-u/c

 

PERSONNEL TOPICS-

 

Appointments

MOTION BYLaVoy to name Mary Hegna as a Jr. High Math Teacher for the 2011-12 School Year.

SECONDED BY Large.  VOTE-u/c

 

MOTION BYMcArthur to name Lori Handyside as an Elementary Teacher for the 2011-12 School Year.  SECONDED BY VanDenEinde.  VOTE-u/c

 

Fall Coach

MOTION BYHanson to approve the assignment of Jackie Haugo as Jr. High Volleyball coach for the 2011-2012 school year.   SECONDED BY Large.  VOTE-u/c

 

Resignations and Retirements

MOTION BYVanDenEinde to approve the resignation of para-professional Kristin Ahmann and extend a “Thank You” for her service.  SECONDED BY Hanson.  VOTE-u/c

 

 

 

Teacher Lane Changes 

MOTION BYHanson to approve the lane change request of Becky Evenson for a move from the BA+60 to the BA+75 lane.  SECONDED AS McArthur.  VOTE-u/c

 

Meeting Recess

MOTION BY McArthur to take a 15 minute meeting recess.  SECONDED BY VanDenEinde.  VOTE-u/c

 

CLOSED MEETING

Announcement by the Chair that the meeting will be closed at this time for negotiations strategy session – 7:11 p.m.

 

Announcement by the Chair that the meeting has been reopened following the strategy session – 7:39 p.m.

 

ADJOURNMENT-

MOTION BY McArthur to adjourn the meeting at 7:39 p.m.   SECONDED BY VanDenEinde.  VOTE-u/c

 

RESPECTFULLY SUBMITTED:                                                APPROVED BY:

 

_____________________________                                      ______________________________

Judy Hanson, Clerk                                                                Presiding Officer

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