Mahnomen ISD #432

School Board Minutes March 12, 2012

MINUTES
ANNUAL ORGANIZATIONAL AND
REGULAR MONTHLY BOARD MEETING AGENDA
 I.S.D. NO. 432, MAHNOMEN, MINNESOTA
     March 12, 2012

 CALL TO ORDER at 6:06 pm by Jim DeVries in the High School Media Center.

ROLL CALL Board Members Present:  Jim DeVries, David VanDenEinde, Judy Hanson, Jonathan Large, and Jon McArthur.  Absent: 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, Jennifer Jurina, KRJM Radio, Ken Flaten, Staff – Stephen Funk, Doug Ryant and Scott McConkey, Students – Kory Bellanger, Mitch Kochmann, Aaron Vipond and Christine Stech.

 

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.  Presentation by Robotics Team – Cory Bellanger, Aaron Vipond, Mitch Kochmann and Instructor, Scott McConkey.

           

MONTHLY MINUTE AND FINANCE CONSENT BUSINESS

MOTION BY Large to approve the February 13, 2012 Regular Meeting Minutes and March 8, 2012 Special Meeting Minutes as presented as well as approving the monthly financial claims for March 13 totaling $108,983.62 with check numbers 65033-65112 and Payables totaling $9,063.00 with check numbers 65030-65032 additional payments for March 13, 2012 totaling $39,398.73 with check numbers 65132-65158 whereby the March total amount of bills paid is $157,445.35 and also approve this action to recognize and accept the donations as follows; $2,500.00 from Toyota Dealers for General Fund.  SECONDED BY VanDenEinde.    VOTE-u/c

 

COMMUNICATIONS-Thank you notes

     

STUDENT REPRESENTATIVE, COMMITTEE, AND SCHOOL BOARD REPORTS-

Student Representative Report-Spring Region Summit Meeting, Prom Committee Meeting, Projects for Donating Money; Federal Funds-NAFIS Conference Report; ALC-Report Submitted; Personnel Committee-Negotiation Update; Building & Grounds- Update; Safety Committee- Minutes from February 9th meeting.

 

ADMINISTRATION REPORTS-K-12 Principal Report-Robotic Team, Toyota Drive for Education, Literacy Plan, Race to the Top/Early Childhood, Brain Conference, Wrestling Records set or broke and Attendance. 

Superintendent Report:  Enrollment; Food Service Program for Next Year,  2011-2012 Finance Update; State Legislative Update and ESG Summary Report

 

OLD BUSINESS-

Replacement of School Bus

MOTION BY Large to bring back tabled motion to approve the purchase of a school bus to replace bus that is at the end of service life.   SECONDED BY McArthur.  VOTE-u/c

MOTION BY McArthur to approve the purchase of a school bus to replace the one that is at the end of service life from Telin Transportation Group, Becker, MN.  SECONDED BY VanDenEinde.  VOTE-u/c

Adoption of the 2012-13 School Year Calendar

MOTION BY McArthur to approve the 2012-13 school year calendar as Draft option C with June 1st, 2013 as graduation date.  SECONDED BY Hanson.  VOTE-u/c

Roof Replacement Project Bids

MOTION BY VanDenEinde to accept the bid from A & R Roofing Co., Inc. of Fargo, ND on the re-roofing of the High School Building including vocational shops and computer wings with an option to include the ALC Building.  SECONDED BY Hanson.  VOTE-u/c

NEW BUSINESS-

Northwest MN Council of Collaborative Annual Membership

MOTION BY Hanson to approve the annual membership and dues of $1,350 to Northwest MN Council of Collaborative for Year 2012 as presented.  SECONDED BY Large.  VOTE-u/c

PERSONNEL TOPICS-

Resignations

MOTION BY McArthur to accept the resignation from Lisa Schoenborn as Elementary Secretary as of March 2, 2012 and extend a “Thank You” for her service.  SECONDED BY VanDenEinde.  VOTE-u/c

MEETING RECESS

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

CLOSED MEETING

 

Announcement by the Chair that the meeting will be closed at this time for negotiations strategy session – 7:29

 

Announcement by the Chair that the meeting has been reopened following the strategy session – 7:59

ADJOURNMENT-

MOTION BY VanDenEinde to adjourn the meeting at 7:59 p.m.   SECONDED BY McArthur.  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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