Mahnomen ISD #432

School Board Minutes June 8th, 2015

MINUTES
REGULAR MONTHLY BOARD MEETING AGENDA
I.S.D. NO. 432, MAHNOMEN, MINNESOTA
June 8, 2015

 

CALL TO ORDER at 6:04 pm by Jim DeVries in the High School Library.

 

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

 

Staff and visitors in attendance: Debra Neisen, Kristin Johnson, Bob Black, Kathy Black and Mahnomen Pioneer Representative, Sue Kraft.  

ADOPTING THE AGENDA-

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

 

VISITORS/PRESENTERS IN ATTENDANCE SPEAKING AT THIS MEETING.  Retirement Presentation to Bob Black, Bonnie Bjerk was not present.  

 

MONTHLY MINUTE AND FINANCE CONSENT BUSINESS

MOTION BY McArthur to approve the May 11, 2015 Regular Meeting Minutes and the May 21, 2015 Special Meeting Minutes as presented as well as monthly financial claims for June 8, 2015 totaling $77,966.27 with check numbers 70334-70413, Payables totaling $8,804.71 with check numbers 70306-70320; 70328-70333 and additional payments for June 8, 2015 totaling $59,864.23 with check numbers 70420-70445 whereby the June total amount of bills paid is $146,635.21, and also approve this action to recognize and accept the following donation-Mii-gii-way-win Board-$1500.00 – Elementary and Secondary PBIS Incentives.  SECONDED BY Buck.  VOTE-u/c

 

COMMUNICATIONS-Auto Club-High mileage thank you and MSHSL video.  

STUDENT REPRESENTATIVE, COMMITTEE, AND SCHOOL BOARD REPORTS-

ALC-Report submitted; MSHSL Pairing Committee-Report from May 20, 2015 meeting; Building & Grounds Committee-Honeywell is preparing engineer design for bids on boiler room, Minutes May 21, 2015 Special Meeting; Region I- Minutes April 23, 2015; BRIC-Minutes May 19, 2015; MREA-Legislative Accomplishments; School Board updates-Mid Term Superintendent Evaluation.

 

ADMINISTRATION REPORTS-Elementary Principal Report-Report Submitted; High School Principal Report-Report Submitted.

Superintendent Report: Enrollment, 2014-2015 Finance Update, ECFE Program, GASB Rule and Legislature report.

 

OLD BUSINESS-

MOTION BY VanDenEinde to accept the quote from Scholastic Equipment for replacement tops and additional lab tables for Chemistry room for the sum of $9,298.59.  SECONDED BY McArthur.                VOTE-u/c

 

Second Reading of Policy #427 Workload Limits for Certain Special Education Teachers

 

Ball Diamond Update

 

NEW BUSINESS-

Liaison Officer Agreement

MOTION BY Hanson to approve the Memorandum of Understanding with the Mahnomen County Sheriff’s Office on the School Liaison Officer Program for the 2015-16 School Year as presented.

SECONDED BY Ose.  VOTE-u/c

 

Annual Notice to Employees

MOTION BY Buck to approve the annual Notice To Employees: Drug and Alcohol notification for the 2015-2016 School Year as presented.  SECONDED BY VanDenEinde.  VOTE-u/c

 

Extended Field-trip Request

MOTION BY VanDenEinde to approve the overnight field-trip requests for FFA State Greenhand & Leadership Camps and Local Officer Retreat during June & July 2015.  SECONDED BY McArthur.            VOTE-u/c

 

MOTION BY Hanson to approve the overnight field-trip request for the National Student Council Convention held June 23-29, 2015 in Albuquerque, NM.  SECONDED BY Ose.  VOTE-u/c

 

Revision of FY15 Budget

MOTION BY VanDenEinde to adopt the Revised Budget for FY-15 School Year as follows;

Fund                                            Revenue                                 Expenditures

01 General                                 $8,825,000                                  $8,185,000

02 Food Service                          $ 366,000                                        $ 366,000

04 Community Service               $ 128,000                                        $ 128,000

07 Debt Redemption                  $ 367,000                                        $ 350,500

TOTALS                              $9,686,000                                 $ 9,029,500

SECONDED BY Hanson.  VOTE-u/c

 

Resolution Committing Fund Balance

At the regular meeting of the Board of Education ISD #432, Mahnomen, held on the 8th day of June, 2015; Board member McArthur

offered the following resolution, which was seconded by Ose.

                   Whereas, board action is required to formalize the commitment of fund balance to specified purposes.

                   Now, therefore, be it resolved by the Board of Education of ISD #432 that effective June 8, 2015 the fund balance and specific purposes for which they are committed are as follows.

Fund

Specific Purpose

Amount or Calculation

General

Severance & Separation

$100,000

General

Technology Initiative & Upgrade

$100,000

Upon roll call of Board members, the vote stood as follows:

Members voting in the affirmative:  McArthur, Ose, Buck, Hanson, VanDenEinde and DeVries

Members voting in the negative:   None

Upon this vote, this Fund Balance Resolution is duly effective upon the signature of the

___/s/ Jim DeVries_______________________________________

                               (Board chairman)

 

Adoption of FY-16 Preliminary Budget

MOTION BY Hanson to approve the FY-16 School Year Interim Budget as follows;

Fund                                            Revenue                                 Expenditures

01 General                                 $8,800,000                                  $8,937,000

02 Food Service                          $ 366,000                                        $ 370,000

04 Community Service               $ 128,000                                        $ 128,000

07 Debt Redemption                  $ 367,000                                        $ 351,000

TOTALS                              $9,661,000                                 $ 9,786,000

SECONDED BY Buck.  VOTE-u/c

 

Action to Disburse NW MN Foundation Scholarship Funds

MOTION BY VanDenEinde to approve the Disbursement of the Northwest Minnesota Foundation Scholarship Funds as recommended by the scholarship selection committee.   SECONDED BY Ose.  VOTE-u/c

 

PERSONNEL TOPICS-

Resignations & Retirements;

MOTION BY McArthur to approve the resignation of Special Education Teacher, Clark Olson, effective the end 2014-15 school year and extend a “Thank You” for his service.  SECONDED BY Buck.   VOTE-u/c

MOTION BY VanDenEinde to approve the resignation of Special Education Teacher, Shari Qual, effective the end 2014-15 school year and extend a “Thank You” for her service.  SECONDED BY Hanson.   VOTE-u/c

 

MOTION BY Hanson to approve the resignation due to retirement of Paraprofessional, Bonnie Bjerk, effective May 22, 2015 and extend a “Thank You for her service.  SECONDED BY VanDenEinde.              VOTE-u/c

 

Hiring

MOTION BY McArthur to hire Michelle Kaiser as a paraprofessional for the 2015-16 school year.

SECONDED BY Buck.  VOTE-u/c

 

MOTION BY Ose to hire Brady Langemo as an Elementary Teacher for the 2015-16 school year.

SECONDED BY Hanson.  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:

__________________________________________________________

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

 

 

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