Mahnomen ISD #432

School Board Minutes September 8, 2014

MINUTES
REGULAR MONTHLY BOARD MEETING AGENDA
I.S.D. NO. 432, MAHNOMEN, MINNESOTA
September 8, 2014

 

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, Jon McArthur and Greg LaVoy.  Absent:  Judy Hanson. Staff participating at the table were: Superintendent Jeff Bisek, Elementary Principal Jacob Melby, High School Principal Brian Michaelson and Secretary Delane Schaumburg.

Staff and visitors in attendance:  Debra Neisen, Jenna Cardinal, Cassie Lefstad, Ben Dahlin, Mahnomen Pioneer Representative, Sue Kraft and Lynda Wadena.   

 

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 August 11, 2014 Regular Meeting Minutes and the August 22, 2014 Special Meeting Minutes as well as approving the monthly financial claims for September 8, 2014 totaling $120,034.18 with check numbers 69092-69154 and payables for $1,613.98 with check numbers 69089-69091 and additional payments for September 8, 2014 totaling $71,943.66 with check numbers 69155-69193 whereby the September total amount of bills paid is $193,591.82 and also approve this action to recognize and accept the donations as follows; Target-$78.19-Elementary Incentive and Target-$228.84-High School Incentive.  SECONDED BY LaVoy.    VOTE-u/c

 

COMMUNICATIONS-Thank you note 

     

STUDENT REPRESENTATIVE, COMMITTEE, AND SCHOOL BOARD REPORTS-

Federal Funds-NAFIS Fall Conference Sept. 21-21.  Mr. Bisek attending; ALC-Report Submitted; Region 1-Minutes July 24, 2014 Board Meeting; BRIC-Minutes August 12, 2014 Meeting; MSBA-MSBA Fall Regional Meeting-Sept. 24th at 4:00 p.m. TRF; School Board-MSBA-Newsletter.

 

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

High School Principal Report-What has happened and Up and Coming Events.   

Superintendent Report:  Good first week, Building projects, Chromebooks, ACT scores and Ballot for School Board Election. 

 

OLD BUSINESS-

2014-2015 ALC Student Handbooks

MOTION BY McArthur to approve the 2014-15 ALC Student Handbooks as presented.

SECONDED BY Large.  VOTE-u/c

 

Acknowledgement of Annual Impact Aid Hearing Meeting

MOTION BY Large to acknowledge receipt and review of the September 4, 2014 Impact Aid Public Hearing minutes as well as the review of policy 903.1.  SECONDED BY VanDenEinde   VOTE-u/c

 

NEW BUSINESS-

2014 Payable 2015 Property Tax Levy and Date of the Final Certification Action

MOTION BY VanDenEinde to hereby set the proposed 2014 payable 2015 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 8, 2014.

SECONDED BY Large.  VOTE-u/c

 

Naming the Local Education Agency Representative regarding Public Law 107-110 for the 2014-15 School Year

MOTION BY VanDenEinde to name Superintendent Jeff Bisek to act as the local agency representative (LEA) for PL 107-110 for the 2014-15 school year.  SECONDED BY LaVoy.   VOTE-u/c

 

ISD 432 “Red Flags Rule” Plan

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

 

White Earth Head Start Catering Agreement

MOTION BY LaVoy to approve the White Earth Head Start Catering Agreement for the 2014-15 program year as presented.  SECONDED BY Large.  VOTE-u/c

 

Extended Field-trip Request

MOTION BY VanDenEinde to approve the extended field-trip request from the FFA to attend the National Convention in Louisville, KY October 28-November 2, 2014 and the Minnesota State FFA Convention in St. Paul April 26-28, 2015.  SECONDED BY LaVoy.  VOTE-u/c

 

PERSONNEL TOPICS-

Choir Piano Accompanist

MOTION BY McArthur to approve contracting with Deb Svensgaard to provide piano accompanist during HS/JH choir for the 2014-15 program year.

SECONDED BY Large.  VOTE-u/c

 

Close Meeting – To Discuss Private Personnel Data

MOTION BY DeVries STATING:  “The next item on the agenda is the proposed discipline of employee of Independent School District No. 432.  In order to consider the proposed discipline, the School Board must review and discuss private data on the employee.  The open Meeting Law states that any portion of a meeting must be closed if employee data is discussed.   Accordingly, pursuant to Minnesota Statues Section 13D.05, subdivision 2(a)(3), I hereby move that this meeting be closed, as required by law, for the purpose of considering the proposed employee discipline.”  SECONDED BY McArthur.  VOTE-u/c

Announcement by the Chair that the meeting will be closed at this time; 7:06. 

 

Open Closed Meeting

MOTION BY DeVries, WHEREAS, the School Board has reviewed the employee data in Closed Session as required by Law,

THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED to open the meeting to the public session.  SECONDED BY  McArthur.  VOTE-u/c

Announcement by the Chair that the meeting has been reopened; 7:24. 

 

MOTION BY DeVries to terminate the employment of Para-Professional Randi Noggle.   SECONDED BY McArthur.  VOTE-u/c

 

MOTION BY DeVries to hire Tracy Busche as Para-Professional.  SECONDED BY VanDenEinde.  VOTE-u/c

 

ADJOURNMENT-

MOTION BY McArthur to adjourn the meeting at 7:25 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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