Mahnomen ISD #432

School Board Minutes April 13, 2015

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

April 13, 2015

 

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

 

ROLL CALL Board Members Present:  Jim DeVries, Judy Hanson,Jon McArthur, Nicole Ose and Melissa Buck. Absent:  David VanDenEinde.  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, Sandy Haddeland, Holly Ristau, Jackie Haugo, Jackie Moore and Lynda Wadena.

ADOPTING THE AGENDA-

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

 

VISITORS/PRESENTERS IN ATTENDANCE SPEAKING AT THIS MEETING.  Jackie Haugo and Jackie Moore

MONTHLY MINUTE AND FINANCE CONSENT BUSINESS

MOTION BY McArthur to approve the March 9, 2015 Regular Meeting Minutes and the April 6, 2015 Special Meeting Minutes with changes as well as monthly financial claims for April 13, 2015 totaling $149,186.25 with check numbers 70037-70128, Payables totaling $3,614.71 with check numbers 70032-70036 and additional payments for April 13, 2015 totaling $35,970.03 with check numbers 70138-70166 whereby the April total amount of bills paid is $188,770.99, and also approve this action to recognize and accept the following donation-Shopko-$2,500-High School, Praxair-$200-Auto Club, American Legion-$500-Safety Patrol.  SECONDED BY Hanson.  VOTE-u/c

 

COMMUNICATIONS-Thank you cards, Sunshine Fund and JOM Banquet.  

STUDENT REPRESENTATIVE, COMMITTEE, AND SCHOOL BOARD REPORTS-

Federal Funds-Impact Aid/Title VII Parent Meeting Report; NAFIS Conference Report; ALC-Report Submitted; Building & Grounds Committee-Meeting April 14, 2015 at 10:30 a.m.; Meet & Confer-Meeting April 14, 2015 at 7:00 a.m.; Region I-Minutes January 29, 2015; BRIC-Minutes March 17, 2015; MSBA-Phase 3 & 4 Training; Technology-Minutes March 26, 2015; Safety Committee-Minutes April 2, 2015.

 

ADMINISTRATION REPORTS-Elementary Principal Report-What’s Happened, What’s Going to Happen, Attendance, Discipline Referrals.  High School Principal Report-Last Month, This Month, Jr. High Lock In, Prom-April 25, 2015 and possible Jr. High Dance.

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

 

OLD BUSINESS-

2015-16 School Year Calendar

MOTION BY McArthur to approve set order of make-up days for the 2015-16 school year calendar as March 28th, April 15th, May 31st, and June 1st.   SECONDED BY Buck.  VOTE-u/c

 

NEW BUSINESS-

Interquest Detection Canines Contract

MOTION BY Ose to approve the purchase of the Service Agreement with Interquest Detection Canines of Northern Minnesota for the 2015-16 School Year as presented.  SECONDED BY Hanson.                             VOTE-u/c

 

Selection of Health Insurance Carrier

MOTION BY Hanson to approve the selection of NWSC as the health insurance provider for 2015-16 and 2016-17 school years.   SECONDED BY McArthur.  VOTE-u/c

 

Projected Kindergarten through 6th grade Class Sizes

MOTION BY DeVries to approve the addition of one (1) full time elementary teacher position.  Administration will make assignment of this additional section where there is greatest need.  SECONDED BY Ose.  VOTE-u/c

                        

PERSONNEL TOPICS-

Resignations & Retirements;

MOTION BY McArthur to approve the resignation of paraprofessional Kari Schouvieller effective March 10, 2015 and extend a “Thank You” for her service.  SECONDED BY Buck.  VOTE-u/c

 

MOTION BY Hanson to approve the resignation of paraprofessional Kristi Hunt-Vizenor effective April 2, 2015 and extend a “Thank You” for her service.  SECONDED BY Ose.  VOTE-u/c

 

Contract Non-renewal of Probationary Staff

MOTION BY McArthur to non-renew the contract of teacher, Renae Bakke, effective the end of the 2014-2015 teacher contract year and extend a “Thank You” for her service.  SECONDED BY Buck.  VOTE-u/c

 

Hiring

MOTION BY Hanson to hire Patrick Starbeck as Special Education Teacher for the 2015-16 school year.  SECONDED BY Ose.  VOTE-u/c

 

Secondary Principal Contract;

MOTION BY McArthur to remove probationary status and approve the 2015-2017 Principal Contract agreement with Brian Michaelson.  SECONDED BY Ose.  VOTE-u/c

 

ADJOURNMENT-

MOTION BY Buck to adjourn the meeting at 7:20 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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