Mahnomen ISD #432

School Board Minutes February 13, 2012

MINUTES
ANNUAL ORGANIZATIONAL AND
REGULAR MONTHLY BOARD MEETING AGENDA
I.S.D. NO. 432, MAHNOMEN, MINNESOTA
FEBRUARY 13, 2012

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

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

Staff and visitors in attendance:  Mahnomen Pioneer Representative, Sue Kraft, KRJM Radio, Ken Flaten, Upward Bound – Leah Girard, Staff – Doug Ryant and Student Representative – Gage Degerness.

 

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.  Leah Girard, Outreach Coordinator, Upward Bound BSU presentation.

           

MONTHLY MINUTE AND FINANCE CONSENT BUSINESS

MOTION BY Large to approve the January 9, 2012 Regular Meeting Minutes as presented as well as approving the monthly financial claims for February 13 totaling $126,987.31 with check numbers 64899-64985 and Payables totaling $7,725.00 with check numbers 64893-64898 additional payments for February 13, 2012 totaling $77,928.50 with check numbers 64998-65022 whereby the February total amount of bills paid is; $212,640.81 and also approve this action to recognize and accept the donations as follows; $700 from Cervid Livestock Foundation for FFA; $131.00 from ACS for General Fund and $1,387.99 from Viking Coca Cola for General Fund.  SECONDED BY VanDenEinde.    VOTE-u/c

 

COMMUNICATIONS-None

     

STUDENT REPRESENTATIVE, COMMITTEE, AND SCHOOL BOARD REPORTS-

Student Representative Report-Fundraiser Held at Basketball game, 3 students to attend State Convention, Pennies for Patients and Complaint regarding ketchup packets for High School Students in lunchroom; Federal Funds-NAFIS Conference February 26-28; Testing-MCA Math on-line testing window open; ALC-Report Submitted; Personnel Committee-Negotiation Update; Building & Grounds-Foss update; Meet & Confer-Calendar and graduation date; NWSC-State is making changes; Region I-Minutes from December 15, 2011; BRIC-Minutes from January 24th meeting and 2011 child counts; MSBA-Winter Conference report; MREA-Lobbying for outstate representation on state committees with MDE; Technology Committee-Minutes from January 30 meeting; Safety Committee- Minutes from December 8 meeting.

 

ADMINISTRATION REPORTS-K-12 Principal Report-Spelling Bee, Records set or broke, Mental Health Counselor, Conferences, Attendance, MCA Testing, Attended Secondary and Elementary Principal Conferences. 

Superintendent Report:  Enrollment; 2011-2012 Finance Update; State Legislative Update, MN Waiver – No Child Left Behind, Skyward/Synergy presentations.

OLD BUSINESS-

Record Retention Schedule

NEW BUSINESS-

Replacement of School Bus

MOTION BY McArthur to approve the purchase of a school bus to replace bus that is at the end of service life through North Central Bus Sales of St. Cloud, MN.   SECONDED BY          VanDenEinde.   Discussion

MOTION BY Large to table the motion to approve the purchase of a school bus to replace bus that is at the end of service life through North Central Bus Sales of St. Cloud, MN.   SECONDED BY McArthur.  VOTE-u/c

Review of Calendar Draft

 

Policy #524 Internet Use and Safety - Revisions

MOTION BY Hanson to read and approve the revisions of Policy #524 Internet Acceptable Use and Safety Policy.  SECONDED BY VanDenEinde.  VOTE-u/c

PERSONNEL TOPICS-

Approval of Spring Sports Coaches

MOTION BY LaVoy to approve the naming of the Spring 2012 Coaching Assignments as presented.  Boys Track – Ed Snetsinger - Head Coach, Margaret McMullen – Assistant; Girls Track – David Petit – Head Coach, Margaret McMullen – Assistant; Boys Golf – Vernon Strandemo – Head Coach, Brent Hoffner – Assistant; Girls Golf – Steve McMullen – Head Coach, Diane Spaeth – JH Coach; Baseball – Mark Gulseth – Head Coach, Dan Kohler – Assistant, Wayne Burnette – JH Coach; Softball – Dave Varriano – Head Coach, Sarah Levebre – Assistant, Brent Miller – JH Coach.    SECONDED BY Large.  VOTE-u/c

MEETING RECESS

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

CLOSED MEETING

 

Announcement by the Chair that the meeting will be closed at this time for negotiations strategy session – 7:58

 

Announcement by the Chair that the meeting has been reopened following the strategy session – 8:43

 

ADJOURNMENT-

MOTION BY McArthur to adjourn the meeting at 7:43 p.m.   SECONDED BY VanDenEinde.  VOTE- u/c

 

RESPECTFULLY SUBMITTED:                                        APPROVED BY:

 

 

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Judy Hanson, Clerk                                                                Presiding Officer on date of approval Public School District #432               

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