Mahnomen ISD #432

School Board Minutes March 11, 2013

MINUTES
REGULAR MONTHLY BOARD MEETING AGENDA
I.S.D. NO. 432, MAHNOMEN, MINNESOTA
March 11, 2013

 

CALL TO ORDER at 6:03 pm by Jim DeVries in the High School Media Center.

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

Staff and visitors in attendance:  Mahnomen Pioneer Representative, Jen Jurina, KRJM Radio, Ken Flaten, Sarah Smart, Olivia LaVoy, Abby Johnson, Bailey Swiers and Katerina Kozitka.   

 

ADOPTING THE AGENDA-

MOTION BY McArthur 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 VanDenEinde to approve the February 11, 2013 Regular Meeting Minutes as presented as well as approving the monthly financial claims for March 11, 2013 totaling $102,921.48 with check numbers 66674-66739 and Payables totaling $6,110.61 with check numbers 66659-66673 additional payments for March 11, 2013 totaling $63,381.03 with check numbers 66760-66796 whereby the March total amount of bills paid is 172,413.12 and also approve this action to recognize and accept the donations as follows; $1,480.72 from Viking Coca-Cola.  SECONDED BY McArthur.    VOTE-u/c

 

COMMUNICATIONS-Letter from Steve Green

     

STUDENT REPRESENTATIVE, COMMITTEE, AND SCHOOL BOARD REPORTS-

Student Council-Four attending the State Convention, Prom is April 20 at the Casino, Pennies for Patients, Donations to Cystic Fibrosis, American Cancer Society and Mahnomen Food Shelf, March 15 is Jump Rope for Heart and 8th grade popcorn party for contest, Federal Funds-NAFIS Conference Report; ALC-Report Submitted; Personnel Committee-MSBA Negotiation Seminar; Building & Grounds-Summer Projects; Meet & Confer-February 26 meeting; BRIC-Minutes from February 19 meeting; MREA-Mandated State Wide Insurance Pool; Technology Committee-Met March 11, 2013.

 

ADMINISTRATION REPORTS-Elementary Principal Report-What’s Happened, What’s Going to Happen, Accelerated Reader, Attendance and Discipline Referrals.

High School Principal Report-Sports Honors, Electronic Cigarettes, Seniors, Speakers and Attendance. 

Superintendent Report:  Enrollment, 2012-2013 Finance Update. School Phones Hacked and Planning and Goal meeting March 22.   

 

 

OLD BUSINESS-

Adoption of the 2013-14 School Year Calendar

MOTION BY VanDenEinde to approve the 2013-14 school year calendar as presented.  SECONDED BY Large.  VOTE-u/c

NEW BUSINESS-

Viking Coca-Cola Agreement

MOTION BY McArthur to approve the ten (10) year exclusive rights agreement with Viking Coca-Cola for an annual cash payment of $7,000 per year.   SECONDED BY Large.  VOTE-u/c

 

PERSONNEL TOPICS-

Seek applicants for 2013-14

MOTION BY Large to advertise and seek applicants to fill potential open position(s) in elementary school.   SECONDED BY McArthur.  VOTE-u/c

Notification of Intent to Negotiate

Elementary Principal, Jacob Melby has submitted a letter of “Notice of Intent to Negotiate” an agreement on employment with the Mahnomen School District prior to the expiration of the current one-year probationary contract. Contract expiration date is June 30, 2013.

Elementary Principal Contract

MOTION BY McArthur to remove probationary status and approve the 2013-2015 Principal Contract Agreement with Jacob Melby.   SECONDED BY VanDenEinde.  VOTE-u/c

Resignations & Retirements

MOTION BY VanDenEinde to approve the resignation due to retirement of teacher Judy McCollum effective May 31, 2013 last day of employment and extend a “Thank You” for her service.  SECONDED BY Large.   VOTE-u/c

ADJOURNMENT-

MOTION BY McArthur to adjourn the meeting at 7:10 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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