Mahnomen ISD #432

School Board Minutes November 12, 2013

MINUTES
REGULAR MONTHLY BOARD MEETING AGENDA
I.S.D. NO. 432, MAHNOMEN, MINNESOTA
November 12, 2013

 

CALL TO ORDER at 6:19 pm by Jon McArthur in the High School Media Center.

ROLL CALL Board Members Present:  David VanDenEinde, Jonathan Large, Judy Hanson and Jon McArthur.  Absent:  Jim DeVries and Greg LaVoy.  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:  Kathy Stronstad, Doug Ryant, Kim Kochmann, Deb Neisen, Jackie Haugo, Amanda Podlak, Nathan Hanson, Trevor Haugo and KRJM Radio, Ken Flaten.

 

VISITORS/PRESENTERS IN ATTENDANCE SPEAKING AT THIS MEETING.-

Sr. High English presentation by Nathan Hanson and Trevor Haugo.  

 

ADOPTING THE AGENDA-

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

           

MONTHLY MINUTE AND FINANCE CONSENT BUSINESS

MOTION BY Large to approve the October 14, 2013 Regular Meeting Minutes with correction as well as monthly financial claims for November 12, 2013 totaling $154,913.81 with check numbers 67756-67850, Payables totaling $23,949.75 with check numbers 67754-67755 and Electronic Transfers totaling $94,607.63 and add bills for November 12, 2013 totaling $31,023.10 with check numbers 67872-67900 whereby the November total amount of bills paid is $304,494.29, and also approve this action to recognize and accept the following donations-Target Corporation-$28.00, Coca-Cola-$7,000.00 and Ohiopyle Prints Inc.-$13.48.   SECONDED BY VanDenEinde.   VOTE-u/c

 

COMMUNICATIONS-None.       

     

STUDENT REPRESENTATIVE, COMMITTEE, AND SCHOOL BOARD REPORTS-

Student Representatives-Homecoming Week, We Day, Blood Drive, Education Week and Activities over Christmas. ALC-report submitted; NWSC-Election Ballots for NWSC Board, Region I-September Minutes, BRIC-October Minutes, MSBA- Joint Teacher Development & Evaluation Training-December 3, Leadership Conference-January 16-17, MREA-Annual Fall Conference-November 17-19.

 

ADMINISTRATION REPORTS-Elementary Principal-What’s Happened, What’s Going to Happen, Attendance and Discipline Referrals.   High School Principal-Attendance, Winter Sports, FFA National Conference, Praise from officials at the Fargo Dome, Volleyball and Music Contest.   Superintendent Report:  BRIC Meeting, Congratulations to Aaron Vipond on receiving the National Proficiency Award at the National FFA Convention, Congratulations to the fall sports teams, MSBA Conference, Meet & Confer Meeting, Financial Update and Enrollment.

 

OLD BUSINESS-

Adopt the FY-13 School District Audit

MOTION BY VanDenEinde to adopt the FY-13 annual School District Audit as prepared and presented by the auditing firm of Miller McDonald, Inc. Certified Public Accountants.

SECONDED BY Large.  VOTE-u/c

Adopt the Revised Budget for FY-14

MOTION BY Hanson to adopt the Revised Budget for FY-14 as follows:

            Fund                                                Revenue                                     Expenditures

01 General                                     $7,494,000                                          $7,910,000

02 Food Service                              $ 353,000                                            $ 372,000

04 Community Service                   $ 123,000                                            $ 123,000

07 Debt Redemption                      $ 365,000                                            $ 348,500

TOTALS                                      $8,335,000                                         $ 8,753,500

SECONDED BY VanDenEinde.  VOTE-u/c

 

NEW BUSINESS-

Action to Approve the 2013-14 School Year Non-Licensed Staff Seniority List

MOTION BY VanDenEinde to approve the 2013-2014 Non-Licensed Staff Seniority List as presented following due posting and revision.   SECONDED BY Hanson.  VOTE-u/c

Action to Approve the 2013-14 School Year Licensed Staff Seniority List

MOTION BY Large to approve the 2013-2014 Licensed Staff Seniority List as presented following due posting and revision.   SECONDED BY VanDenEinde.  VOTE-u/c

PERSONNEL TOPICS-

Naming of Winter Coach

MOTION BY VanDenEinde to name Kyle Larson as Jr. High Boys Basketball Coach for School Year 2013-14.  SECONDED BY Large.  VOTE-u/c

 

Setting the Evaluation Date, Time and Facilitator to Conduct the December Superintendent Evaluation

MOTION BY Hanson to name the Vice Chair as the responsible Board Member to facilitate the current year evaluation of the Superintendent with the conference between the School Board Members and the Superintendent to take place immediately following the December 9, 2013 meeting.

SECONDED BY Large.  VOTE-u/c

Field Trip

MOTION BY VanDenEinde to authorize overnight travel of the Football Team and Cheer Team to Minneapolis for the State Football game.  SECONDED BY Large.   VOTE-u/c

 

ADJOURNMENT-

MOTION BY McArthur to adjourn the meeting at 7:00 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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