Mahnomen ISD #432

School Board Minutes September, 2012

MINUTES
REGULAR MONTHLY BOARD MEETING AGENDA
I.S.D. NO. 432, MAHNOMEN, MINNESOTA
September 10, 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, Elementary Principal Jacob Melby, High School Principal Ramona Miller and Secretary Delane Schaumburg.

Staff and visitors in attendance:  Ben Dahlin, Clark Olson, Doug Ryant, Stephen Funk, Maddie Fraser. Megan Brunner, Olivia LaVoy, Brilyn Agnew, Shayna Blue, Mahnomen Pioneer Representative, Jennifer Jurina, 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.   FFA Washington Leadership Conference Presentation – Maddie Fraser

MONTHLY MINUTE AND FINANCE CONSENT BUSINESS

MOTION BY VanDenEinde to approve the August 13, 2012 Regular Meeting Minutes as presented as well as approving the September 10, 2012 bills totaling $102,749.15 with check numbers 65831-65904 and payables totaling $415.00 with check number 65830; and additional payments for September, 2012 totaling $134,557.71 with check numbers 65905-65940 whereby the September total amount of bills paid is $237,721.86. and also approve this action to recognize and accept the following donations-$517.77 from Target – Incentive Fund.   SECONDED BY Large.    VOTE-u/c

COMMUNICATIONS-Thank you

STUDENT REPRESENTATIVE, COMMITTEE, AND SCHOOL BOARD REPORTS-

Student Council-People Parade, Homecoming and the National Convention in Oklahoma. 

ALC-Report Submitted, Region 1-July meeting minutes, BRIC-August meeting minutes, MREA-Region meeting report by Mr. Bisek.

 ADMINISTRATION REPORTS-Elementary Principal-Open House, Teacher In-Service, 2011-2012 MCA/NWEA date, Display cases, Elementary Master Schedule, on line lesson plan called Planbook.com, Dates set by Leadership Team, After school tutoring, Homework Club and Targeted Services to start soon, Foster Grandparent Prorgram, Ping Pong Pictures – Oct. 2nd and 3rd. MEA October 18th and 19th, November 2 – End of 1st Quarter, Enrollment, and Noon Restrictions

High School Principal-US News Award-Bronze Award, Start of School and Attendance.   

Superintendent Report: Financial Update, Enrollment, MSBA Regional Meeting-Thief River Falls, Auditors-October and Preliminary Data Testing-Growth in Math. 

OLD BUSINESS-

Acknowledgement of Annual Impact Aid Hearing Meeting

MOTION BY McArthur to acknowledge receipt and review of the September 6, 2012 Impact Aid Public Hearing minutes as well as the review of policy 903.1.  SECONDED BY Hanson.  VOTE-u/c

NEW BUSINESS-

2012 Payable 2013 Property Tax Levy and Date of the Final Certification Action

MOTION BY VanDenEinde to hereby set the proposed 2012 payable 2013 tax levy at the maximum formula allowable amount with it being understood that the final levy certification and current year budget review will be during the 6 p.m. regular board meeting on December 10, 2012.

SECONDED BY Hanson.  VOTE-u/c

Policy #707M Transportation of Public School Students

MOTION BY McArthur to read and approve the changes of Policy #707M Transportation of Public School Students.   SECONDED BY VanDenEinde.  VOTE-McArthur-Yes, DeVries-Yes, Large-Yes, Hanson-Yes, VanDenEinde-Yes, LaVoy-No.   Motion carried. 

White Earth Headstart Catering Agreement

MOTION BY Hanson to approve the White Earth Headstart Catering Agreement for the 2012-13 program year as presented.  SECONDED BY Large.  VOTE-u/c

Naming the Local Education Agency Representative regarding Public Law 107-110 for the 2012-13 School Year

MOTION BY McArthurt to name Superintendent Jeff Bisek to act as the local agency representative (LEA) for PL 107-110 for the 2012-13 school year.  SECONDED BY Hanson.  VOTE-u/c

ISD 432 “Red Flags Rule” Plan

MOTION BY LaVoy to name Delane Schaumburg as the local Federal Trade Commission (FTC) “Red Flag Rule” compliance person.  SECONDED BY: Large.  VOTE-u/c

Membership to Minnesota Rural Education Association

MOTION BY Hanson to approve the membership dues of $1,692.00 for the Minnesota Rural Education Association (MREA) for the 2012-13 program year.  SECONDED BY  LaVoy.  VOTE-u/c

PERSONNEL TOPICS-

Additional Special Education Para-professional Position

MOTION BY McArthur to add 2 FTE Para-Professional position for the 2012-13 School Year.

SECONDED BY Large.  VOTE-u/c

ADJOURNMENT-

MOTION BY McArthur to adjourn the meeting at 7:24 p.m.   SECONDED BY LaVoy.  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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