Mahnomen ISD #432

School Board Minutes April 8, 2013

MINUTES
REGULAR MONTHLY BOARD MEETING AGENDA
 I.S.D. NO. 432, MAHNOMEN, MINNESOTA
April 8, 2013

 

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, Jonathan Large, Jon McArthur, 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, Alicia Schoenborn, Jeanine Houska, Kristin Johnson, Olivia LaVoy, Amanda Podlak, Kal Handyside, Tera Svendsgaard and Alexis Sauck.   

 

ADOPTING THE AGENDA-

MOTION BY VanDenEinde to approve the agenda with additions.  SECONDED BY McArthur. VOTE-u/c

VISITORS/PRESENTERS IN ATTENDANCE SPEAKING AT THIS MEETING.  None. 

MONTHLY MINUTE AND FINANCE CONSENT BUSINESS

MOTION BY McArthur to approve the March 11, 2013 Regular Meeting Minutes and the March 22, 2013 Special Meeting Minutes as presented as well as approving the monthly financial claims for April 8, 2013 totaling $84,490.18 with check numbers 66805-66858 and Payables totaling $14,163.76 with check numbers 66797-66804 and additional payments for April 8, 2013 totaling $48,453.26 with check numbers 66859-66899 whereby the April total amount of bills paid is $147,107.20 and also approve this action to recognize and accept the donations as follows; $1,500.00 SHIP Mini Grant from Norman/Mahnomen Public Health and $1,500.00 from White Earth Tribal Council for Guest Speaker – Don Bartlette.  SECONDED BY Hanson.    VOTE-u/c

 

COMMUNICATIONS-NAFIS Thank you letter and Thank you from 4th and 5th grade classes for Trip.  


STUDENT REPRESENTATIVE, COMMITTEE, AND SCHOOL BOARD REPORTS-

Student Council-Planning Prom, Elections for next years Student Council Officers will be held soon, Pennies for Patients, Jr. High Dance in May, and report from State Student Council Convention. Federal Funds-Title I Application is completed; Testing-MCA Testing has started; ALC-Report Submitted; Region I-January 24th Minutes, BRIC-Minutes from March 19 meeting.

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

High School Principal Report-Celebration Events and Attendance

Superintendent Report:  Enrollment, 2012-2013 Finance Update. Phones Bill Update and State Legislature Updates.


OLD BUSINESS-None


NEW BUSINESS-


GASB 45 Valuation

MOTION BY Hanson to accept the GASB 45 Actuarial Valuation from Hildi Inc. Actuaries &

Consultants.  SECONDED BY Large.  VOTE-u/c


Calendar Change – Half-day In-service April 19th

MOTION BY McArthur to change the district calendar to allow early dismissal on April 19,

2013 for staff technology in-service.  SECONDED BY Hanson.  VOTE-u/c


One-to-One Device Initiative

MOTION BY McArthur to approve the purchase of I-Pads for use in 5th & 6th Grade classrooms

to expand the One-to-One technology instruction initiative.   SECONDED BY Large.  VOTE-u/c

 

PERSONNEL TOPICS-


Request for Sick, Child Care, and Family Medical Leave

MOTION BY Lavoy to grant Child Care leave to Hailie Brunner per request.  SECONDED BY VanDenEinde.  VOTE-u/c 


Notification of Intent to Negotiate

ISD #432 Education Minnesota – Mahnomen has submitted a letter of “Notice of Intent to Negotiate” an agreement on employment with the Mahnomen School District for the 2013-15 school years.

 

Hire Elementary Teacher

MOTION BY Hanson to hire Amy Houdek as Elementary Teacher for the 2013-2014 school year.  SECONDED BY LaVoy.  VOTE-u/c

ADJOURNMENT-

MOTION BY McArthur to adjourn the meeting at 6:58 p.m.   SECONDED BY Large.  VOTE- u/c

 

RESPECTFULLY SUBMITTED:                                                APPROVED BY:

____________________________                                        ______________________________

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

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