Mahnomen ISD #432

School Board Minutes February 9, 2015

MINUTES
REGULAR MONTHLY BOARD MEETING AGENDA
I.S.D. NO. 432, MAHNOMEN, MINNESOTA
FEBRUARY 9, 2015

 

CALL TO ORDER at 6:00 pm by Jim DeVries in the High School Library.

 

ROLL CALL Board Members Present:  Jim DeVries, David VanDenEinde, Judy Hanson,Jon McArthur, Nicole Ose and Melissa Buck. Staff participating at the table were: Superintendent Jeff Bisek, Elementary Principal Jacob Melby, High School Principal Brian Michaelson and District Secretary Delane Schaumburg.

 

Staff and visitors in attendance: Debra Neisen, Diane Spaeth, Lynda Wadena and Mahnomen Pioneer Representative, Sue Kraft.  

ADOPTING THE AGENDA-

MOTION BYBuck to approve the agenda as presented.  SECONDED BY Hanson. VOTE-u/c

 

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

MONTHLY MINUTE AND FINANCE CONSENT BUSINESS

MOTION BY McArthur to approve the January 12, 2015 Regular Meeting Minutes and the February 3, 2015 Special Meeting Minutes as presented as well as monthly financial claims for February 9, 2015 totaling $82,057.76 with check numbers 69772-69845, Payables totaling $2,491.52 with check numbers 69770-69771 and additional payments for February 9, 2015 totaling $41,466.64 with check numbers 69855-69891 whereby the February total amount of bills paid is $126,015.92, and also approve this action to recognize and accept the following donation-Arvig $260.00 – General Fund .  SECONDED BY VanDenEinde.  VOTE-u/c

 

COMMUNICATIONS-Thank you card and Public Health Recognition for Immunizations

STUDENT REPRESENTATIVE, COMMITTEE, AND SCHOOL BOARD REPORTS-

Federal Funds-NAFIS Conference March 22-24-Supt. Bisek attending; ALC-Report Submitted; Building & Grounds-Honeywell Study visit February 4, 2015; Region I-December 18, 2014 Minutes; BRIC-Minutes January 20, 2015 Executive Board and Strategic Plan Meeting; MSBA-Negotiations workshops February 10 or 11, 2015; MREA-American Indian Student (AMI) Advisory Committee meeting; Safety Committee Meeting-Minutes-February 5, 2015.  

 

ADMINISTRATION REPORTS-Elementary Principal Report-What’s Happened, What’s Going to Happen, Attendance, Discipline Referrals, Targeted Services and Congratulations to Diane Spaeth for being inducted into the Golf Coaches Hall of Fame.

High School Principal Report-What has happened, Up and coming events, Triple A Banquet and Schedules for next year.

Superintendent Report: Enrollment, 2014-2015 Finance Update and State Legislature-Budget.

 

OLD BUSINESS-

 

NEW BUSINESS-

Resolution Legislation for Local Learning Year

MOTION BY Hanson to approve the following resolution:

 

WHEREAS:

1.              The School Board of Mahnomen Public Schools ISD #432 is responsible for the educational program, including the learning year, for the students in the school district; and

 

2.              The School Board and Administration of Mahnomen Public Schools ISD #432 has in the past and will continue to solicit input from the District’s parents, patrons and community leaders for the learning year that best meets the needs of our school district; and

 

3.              The educational leaders of Mahnomen Public Schools ISD #432 believe beginning the 2015-16 school learning year prior to September 8, 2015 best meets the educational needs of the students and takes into consideration the needs of the community in our school district;

 

BE IT RESOLVED that Mahnomen Public Schools ISD #432 of the State of Minnesota, requests our state legislators seek legislation waiving state mandates that prohibit or limit us in the process of designing a local learning year that meets our local needs.

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that we instruct our District Administration to work with our legislators and associated advocacy organizations to advance such legislation in the 2015 state legislative session.

 

seconded by VanDenEinde.  On a roll call vote, the following voted in favor:  DeVries, McArthur, Ose, Buck, Hanson and VanDenEinde.

 

And the following voted against:  None

 

Superintendent Evaluation Plan

MOTION BY Hanson to approve the Superintendent Evaluation Plan goals as presented.

SECONDED BY Buck.  VOTE-u/c

 

Review of Calendar Draft

 

PERSONNEL TOPICS-

Hiring

MOTION BY Hanson to hire Kristi Hunt-Vizenor as paraprofessional assigned to special education for the 2014-15 school year.  SECONDED BY Ose.  VOTE-u/c

 

Medical Leave

MOTION BY VanDenEinde to approve medical leave of absence for Kari Schouveiller.

SECONDED BY McArthur.  VOTE-u/c

 

Approval of Spring Sports Coaches

MOTION BY Hanson to approve the naming of the Spring 2015 Coaching Assignments as presented:  Boys Track Head Coach-Ed Snetsinger; Assistant-Paul Clark; Jr. High-Brent Miller;  Girls Track Head Coach-Bob Larson; Assistant-Paul Clark; Jr. High-Lisa Larson; Boys Golf Head Coach-Steve McMullen; Assistant-Brent Hoffner; Girls Golf Head Coach-Derek Aus; Jr. High-Diane Spaeth; Baseball Head Coach-Mark Gulseth; Assistant-Dan Kohler; Jr. High-Jason Smith; Softball Head Coach-Dave Varriano; Assistant-Sarah Lefebvre.   SECONDED BY McArthur.  VOTE-u/c

 

ADJOURNMENT-

MOTION BY Buck to adjourn the meeting at 7:18 p.m.   SECONDED BY Ose.  VOTE-u/c

 

RESPECTFULLY SUBMITTED:APPROVED BY:

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

 

 

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