Mahnomen ISD #432

School Board Minutes September 9, 2013

MINUTES
REGULAR MONTHLY BOARD MEETING AGENDA
I.S.D. NO. 432, MAHNOMEN, MINNESOTA
September 9, 2013

 

CALL TO ORDER at 6:02 pm by Jim DeVries in the Superintendent’s Office.

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

Staff and visitors in attendance:  Mahnomen Pioneer Representative, Jennifer Jurina, KRJM Radio, Ken Flaten, Lonna Hlubek, Lori Handyside, Linda Long, Amy Houdek, Kristin Johnson, Alicia Schoenborn, Debra Neisen, Steve McMullen, Margaret McMullen, Amanda Podlak and Nathan Hanson.   

 

ADOPTING THE AGENDA-

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

VISITORS/PRESENTERS IN ATTENDANCE SPEAKING AT THIS MEETING.  Kristin Johnson, Lonna Hlubek, Alicia Schoenborn, Steve McMullen and Linda Long all spoke regarding their concern of the size of the kindergarten and 1st grade classes.    

           

MONTHLY MINUTE AND FINANCE CONSENT BUSINESS

MOTION BY McArthrur to approve the August 12, 2013 Regular Meeting Minutes as presented as well as monthly financial claims for September 9, 2013 totaling $79,641.57 with check numbers 67463-67527, Payables totaling $1,943.04 with check numbers 67457; 67459-37461 and additional payments for September 9, 2013 totaling $68,508.35 with check numbers 67528-67578 whereby the September total amount of bills paid is $150,092.96, and also approve this action to recognize and accept the following donations-Arvig Enterprises -$232.00, Target Corporation - $111.19 and Target Corporation - $317.61.  SECONDED BY Large.   VOTE-u/c

 

COMMUNICATIONS-Northwest MN Council of Collaboratives invitation and thank you.       

     

STUDENT REPRESENTATIVE, COMMITTEE, AND SCHOOL BOARD REPORTS-

Student Representatives-National Convention, Banners and Homecoming-October 11. Federal Funds- Fall NAFIS Conference September 22-24th; Region I-July, 2013 Minutes, BRIC-August, 2013 Minutes, MREA-Regional meeting September 11 in TRF.

 

ADMINISTRATION REPORTS-Elementary Principal-What’s Happened and What’s Going to Happen.   High School Principal-Report submitted.  Superintendent Report:  Thank you to Jason McArthur for donation of wrap for football trailer, Financial Update and Enrollments. 

 

OLD BUSINESS-

Acknowledgement of Annual Impact Aid Hearing Meeting

MOTION BY VanDenEinde to acknowledge receipt and review of the September 5, 2013 Impact Aid Public Hearing minutes as well as the review of policy 903.1.  SECONDED BY Hanson.  VOTE-u/c

NEW BUSINESS-

District Accountability Report (DAR)

MOTION BY McArthur to approve the 2012-13 District Accountability Report (DAR) on Curriculum, Instruction, and Student Achievement as presented.   SECONDED BY Hanson.  VOTE-u/c

2013 Payable 2014 Property Tax Levy and Date of the Final Certification Action

MOTION BY VanDenEinde to hereby set the proposed 2013 payable 2014 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 9, 2013.   SECONDED BY Large.  VOTE-u/c

Naming the Local Education Agency Representative regarding Public Law 107-110 for the 2013-14 School Year

MOTION BY McArthur to name Superintendent Jeff Bisek to act as the local agency representative (LEA) for PL 107-110 for the 2013-14 school year.  SECONDED BY LaVoy.  VOTE-u/c

ISD 432 “Red Flags Rule” Plan

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

Membership to National Indian Impacted Schools Association

MOTION BY McArthur to approve the membership dues of $1,488.00 for the National Indian Impacted Schools Association (NISA) for the 2013-14 program year.  SECONDED BY LaVoy.  VOTE-u/c

Extended Fieldtrip Request

MOTION BY Hanson to approve the extended fieldtrip request from the National Honor Society to attend the We-Day Gathering in Minneapolis.   SECONDED BY LaVoy.  VOTE-u/c

 

White Earth Headstart Catering Agreement

MOTION BY VanDenEinde to approve the White Earth Headstart Catering Agreement for the 2013-2014 program year as presented.  SECONDED BY LaVoy.  VOTE-u/c

Extended Fieldtrip Request

MOTION BY McArthur to approve the extended fieldtrip request from the FFA to attend the National Convention in Louisville, KY.  SECONDED BY Hanson.  VOTE-u/c

 

PERSONNEL TOPICS-

Resignations & Retirements;

MOTION BY Large to approve the resignation of Para-professional Hailie Brunner with a “Thank You” for her service  SECONDED BY VanDenEinde.  VOTE-u/c

 

Teacher Lane Changes; 

MOTION BY McArthur to approve the lane change request of Steve McMullen for a move from the BA+15 to the BA+30 lane.  SECONDED BY VanDenEinde.  VOTE-u/c

MOTION BY Hanson to approve the lane change request of Derek Aus for a move from the BA+15 to the BA+45 lane.  SECONDED BY Large.  VOTE-u/c

Kindergarten & 1st Grade Class Size

MOTION BY VanDenEinde to create a third kindergarten and 1st grade section and hire 2 teachers.  SECONDED BY McArthur.  VOTE-u/c

Special Education Para-professional

MOTION BY Hanson to create a Paraprofessional position for the 2013-2014 school year.  SECONDED  BY Large.  VOTE-u/c

MSBA Insurance Trust Board Vote

 

ADJOURNMENT-

MOTION BY McArthur to adjourn the meeting at 6:57 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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