Mahnomen ISD #432

School Board Minutes May 14, 2012

MINUTES
REGULAR MONTHLY BOARD MEETING AGENDA
I.S.D. NO. 432, MAHNOMEN, MINNESOTA
May 14, 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, Greg LaVoy and Jon McArthur.  Staff participating at the table were: Superintendent Jeff Bisek and Secretary Delane Schaumburg.

Staff and visitors in attendance:  Mahnomen Pioneer Representative, Jennifer Jurina, KRJM Radio, Ken Flaten, Guest:  Heather Winkler, Jacob Melby, Shayna Blue, Olivia LaVoy, Christine Stech, Gage Degerness and Zach Polaschek.

 

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.   High School Student Language Arts Presentation – Shayna Blue, Zach Polaschek and Advisor, Heather Winkler.

           

MONTHLY MINUTE AND FINANCE CONSENT BUSINESS

MOTION BY Large to approve the April 9, 2012 Regular Meeting Minutes as with changes as well as approving the monthly financial claims for May 14, 2012 totaling $167,420.96 with check numbers 65306-65394 and Payables totaling $10,685.00 with check numbers 65273-65279; 65287-65289; 65302-65305 additional payments for May 14, 2012 totaling $19,865.80 with check numbers 65406-65431 whereby the May total amount of bills paid is $197,971.76 and also approve this action to recognize and accept the donations as follows:  WERTC - $2,000.00, Highway Communications - $250.00, American Welding Society - $200.00.  SECONDED BY VanDenEinde.    VOTE-u/c

 

COMMUNICATIONS-Thank yous.

     

STUDENT REPRESENTATIVE, COMMITTEE, AND SCHOOL BOARD REPORTS-

Student Representative Report-Introduction of new Co-Presidents for 2012-2013 – Shayna Blue and Olivia LaVoy, Successful Prom and Ditch Cleaning; ALC-Report Submitted, Personnel Committee-Negotiation Update; Building & Grounds-update, Meet & Confer-May 2 Meeting Summary, NWSC-2012-2013 Health Insurance Rates, Region I-March Meeting Minutes, BRIC Sp. Ed.– April Meeting Minutes and Annual Report. Committee Meeting/Safety-April Minutes, School Board Update-Pairing Committee met with Waubun. 

 

ADMINISTRATION REPORTS-K-12 Principal Report-Report Submitted

Superintendent Report:  Enrollment; 2011-2012 Finance Update; State Legislative Update.

 

OLD BUSINESS-

Summer 2012 Improvements

MOTION BY Hanson to accept the quote from McArthur Tile Co. for the replacement of floor tile in the high school commons area for the total sum of $16,500.   SECONDED BY VanDenEinde.  Discussion.    MOTION BY Hanson to Amend the motion and accept the quote from Fargo Linoleum Co. for the replacement of floor tile in the high school commons area for the total sum of $19,864.  VOTE-McArthur-Yes, Large-Yes, Hanson-Yes, VanDenEinde-Yes, DeVries-Yes, LaVoy-No.  Motion carried. 

MOTION BY McArthur to accept the quote from Tweeton Refrigeration for the installation of a walk-in cooler for the total sum of $9,267.   SECONDED BY Large.  VOTE-u/c

 

MOTION BY LaVoy to accept the quote from Gordon Construction for the installation of new doors and frames at entrances #1, #3 & #16 for the total sum of $16,532.  SECONDED BY Hanson.  VOTE-u/c

 

MOTION BY McArthur to accept the quote from Minnesota Seal Coating for crack repair and surface sealing of parking lots for the total sum of $8,000.  SECONDED BY Hanson.  VOTE-u/c

 

MOTION BY McArthur to Table the quote from Northland Painting & Drywall for complete painting of walls in main gym and stage area for the total sum of $8,697.  SECONDED BY Large.  VOTE-u/c

 

NEW BUSINESS-

First Reading of Policy #807 Health & Safety Policy

 

Action to Update the School District Policies

MOTION BY Hanson to approve the MSBA recommended revisions of the following policies due to best practice, recent statute, or court case action; 101, 202, 205, 206, 301, 302, 306, 404, 413, 414, 504, 505, 515, 518, 521, 530, 532, 533, 602, 603, 604, 609, 613, 614, 615, 616, 617, 618, 619, 620, 623, 624, 701, 707, 805, 806 & 904.  SECONDED BY VanDenEinde.  VOTE-u/c

 

MREA Annual Membership

MOTION BY Large to approve the annual membership to Minnesota Rural Education Association (MREA) and pay dues of $1,692 for the 2012-2013 School Year.  SECONDED BY LaVoy.  VOTE-u/c

 

Action to Recognize the School Group Health Insurance Premiums

MOTION BY Hanson to approve the FY-13 school group health insurance rates for the districts current three plans, with the NWSC insurance pool, monthly single/family rates as follows and add VEBA option to go with the CDHP plan;

  1. Double Gold-                                      $671.50/1,794.50
  2. First Dollar-                                         $515.50/1.411.00
  3. CDHP 860/865 (HSA/VEBA)-          $443.50/1,186.00

SECONDED BY Hanson.  VOTE-u/c

 

MSHSL Annual Membership

MOTION BY LaVoy to approve the 2012-13 Resolution for Membership in the MSHSL as presented.

SECONDED BY Hanson.  VOTE-u/c

K-3 Literacy Plan

MOTION BY VanDenEinde to approve the District’s K-3 Literacy Plan as presented and post to the district website.  SECONDED BY McArthur.  VOTE-u/c

ACTION TO REDUCE PROGRAMS FOR NEXT YEAR

Member McArthur introduced the following Resolution and moved its adoption:

RESOLUTION DISCONTINUING AND REDUCING

EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS AND POSITIONS

WHEREAS, the School Board of Independent School District No. 432 adopted a resolution on December 12, 2011, directing the administration to make recommendations for reductions in programs and positions, and

WHEREAS, said recommendations have been received and considered by the school board,

BE IT RESOLVED, by the School Board of Independent School District No. 432, as follows:

            That the following programs and positions, or portions thereof, be discontinued:

  1. 1.(3 FTE) Special Education Para-Professional positions

The Motion for the Adoption of the foregoing Resolution was duly seconded by VanDenEinde. And the following voted in favor thereof:  Hanson, VanDenEinde, Large, McArthur, LaVoy and DeVries

            And the following voted against the same:  None. 

Whereupon such Resolution was declared duly passed and adopted. 

 

PERSONNEL TOPICS-

Non-Certified Master Agreement with ISD NO. 432;

MOTION BY Large to approve the 2011-2013 Master Agreement between ISD No. 432 of Mahnomen, Minnesota and Association of Non-Licensed Personnel of Mahnomen, MN.  SECONDED BY LaVoy.  VOTE-u/c

Notice of Assignments of Non-Licensed Personnel

MOTION BY McArthur to direct the officers to sign Notice of Assignment letters for Non-Licensed Personnel for the 2011-12 school year.  SECONDED BY VanDenEinde.  VOTE-u/c

Principal Contract;

MOTION BY VanDenEinde to approve the 2011-2013 Principal Contract with Dr. Ramona Miller.

SECONDED BY Hanson.  VOTE-u/c

Resignations;

MOTION BY Large to accept resignation of Alicia Schoenborn as Junior High Dance Team Coach.  SECONDED BY Hanson.  VOTE-u/c

Technology Director Contract;

MOTION BY McArthur to approve the 2012-2013 Technology Director Contract.  SECONDED BY Hanson.  VOTE-u/c

ADJOURNMENT-

MOTION BY McArthur to adjourn the meeting at 7:16 p.m.   SECONDED BY Hanson.  VOTE- u/c

 

RESPECTFULLY SUBMITTED:                                                APPROVED BY:

____________________________                                        ______________________________

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

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