Mahnomen ISD #432

School Board Minutes November, 14, 2011

MINUTES

ANNUAL ORGANIZATIONAL AND

REGULAR MONTHLY BOARD MEETING

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

November 14, 2011

 

CALL TO ORDER at 6:01 pm by Jim DeVries in the High School Media Center. 

           

ROLL CALL Board Members Present: Jim DeVries, Judy Hanson, Greg LaVoy Jonathan Large, David VanDenEinde and Jon McArthur.  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, KRJM Radio, Ken Flaten, Nathan Hanson, Amanda Podlak and Gage Degerness.

ADOPTING THE AGENDA-

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

 

VISITORS/PRESENTERS IN ATTENDANCE SPEAKING AT THIS MEETING- None

           

MONTHLY MINUTE AND FINANCE CONSENT BUSINESS-          

MOTION BY McArthur to approve the October 10, 2011 Regular Meeting Minutes as presented as well as monthly financial claims for November 14, 2011 totaling $107,511.26 with check numbers 64497-64588 and additional payments for November 14, 2011 totaling $16,159.21 with check numbers 64601-64630 whereby the November total amount of bills paid is; $123,670.47, and also approve this action to recognize and accept the following donations-Bejou Women’s Softball $100 – Pool Ladder, Ohiopyle Prints, Inc. $51.84 - General; Mahnomen Pioneer – Sue Gruman - $100 – Class of 2012.   SECONDED BY LaVoy.  VOTE-u/c

 

COMMUNICATIONS– Thank you – Memorial; American Education Week

 

STUDENT REPRESENTATIVE, COMMITTEE, AND SCHOOL BOARD REPORTS-

Student Representative-Blood Drive, Fall Summit and American Education Week, Meet and Confer met, NWSC-Board of Directors voter ballot, Region I-September 22 meeting minutes, BRIC-October 18 meeting minutes, MSBA-Conference Jan. 12-13, MREA-Conference-Nov. 2-4, School Board Update.  

 

ADMINISTRATION REPORTS-K-12 Principal Report-White Earth Anti-Bullying Week, Noon Restrictions are down, Conferences, Positive comments from Fargo Dome Staff, Curriculum and Attendance. 

Superintendent Reports:  Complement for Sportsmanship and Behavior of Team and Fans, Enrollment, Finance Update, Property adjacent to school for sale – Building and Grounds to meet, Roof Project and Technology Upgrades.

 

OLD BUSINESS-

Third Reading and Action on Policy #711 Video Recording on School Buses

MOTION BY Large to read and approve the establishment of Policy #711 Video Recording on School Busses.  SECONDED BY LaVoy.  VOTE-u/c

Adopt the FY-11 School District Audit

MOTION BY McArthur to adopt the FY-11 annual School District Audit as prepared and presented by the auditing firm of Miller McDonald, Inc. Certified Public Accountants.  SECONDED  BY Hanson.  VOTE-u/c

NEW BUSINESS

District Accountability Report (DAR)

MOTION BY Hanson to approve the 2011 District Accountability Report (DAR) on Curriculum, Instruction, and Student Achievement as presented.  SECONDED BY VanDenEinde.  VOTE-u/c

Action to Approve the 2011-12 School Year Non-Licensed Staff Seniority List 

MOTION BY Large to approve the 2011-2012 Non-Licensed Staff Seniority List as presented following due posting and revision.  SECONDED  McArthur.  VOTE-u/c

Action to Approve the 2011-12 School Year Licensed Staff Seniority List

MOTION BY Hanson to approve the 2011-2012 Licensed Staff Seniority List as presented following due posting and revision.   SECONDED BY     VanDenEinde.  VOTE-u/c

MSHSL Foundation Grant Resolution

MOTION BY McArthur to approve the resolution to apply for the MSHSL Foundation Student Participation Grant.  SECONDED BY LaVoy.  VOTE-u/c

K-3 Literacy & Language Arts Standards Alignment

MOTION BY Hanson to approve the Agreement for Services with NWSC for the staff development services of the district’s K-3 Literacy Plan and Language Arts Standards Alignment.  SECOND BY Large.  VOTE-u/c

Setting the Evaluation Date, Time and Facilitator to Conduct the December Superintendent Evaluation

MOTION BY VanDenEinde to name the Vice Chair as the responsible Board Member to facilitate the current year evaluation of the Superintendent with the conference between the School Board Members and the Superintendent to take place immediately following the December 12, 2011 meeting.  SECONDED BY Hanson.  VOTE-u/c

 

PERSONNEL TOPICS-

 

Staff Resignations & Retirements

MOTION BY VanDenEinde to approve the resignation due to retirement of Para-professional Doris McCollum effective December 31, 2011 and extend a “Thank You” for her service.  SECONDED BY LaVoy.  VOTE-u/c

MOTION BY LaVoy to approve the resignation of Para-professional Laura Trautner effective after November 4, 2011 and extend a “Thank You” for her service.  SECONDED BY Large.  VOTE-u/c

Appointments

MOTION BY McArthur to name Casey Winter as Para-professional for the 2011-12 School Year.

SECONDED BY Hanson.  VOTE-u/c

MOTION BY LaVoy to name Jennifer Accobee as Para-professional for the 2011-12 School Year.

SECONDED BY Large.  VOTE-u/c

Request for Sick, Child Care, and Family Medical Leave;

MOTION BY VanDenEinde to grant Child Care leave to Jessica Ness per request.  SECONDED BY LaVoy.  VOTE-u/c

 

MEETING RECESS

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

MOTION BY McArthur to reconvene meeting.  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 - 7:32

Announcement by the Chair that the meeting has been reopened following the strategy session – 8:42

ADJOURNMENT-

MOTION BY LaVoy to adjourn the meeting at 8:42 p.m.   SECONDED BY Large.  VOTE-u/c

 

RESPECTFULLY SUBMITTED:                                        APPROVED BY:

_____________________________                                      ______________________________

Judy Hanson, Clerk                                                                Presiding Officer

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