Mahnomen ISD #432

School Board Minutes August 10th, 2015

MINUTES
REGULAR MONTHLY BOARD MEETING
I.S.D. NO. 432, MAHNOMEN, MINNESOTA
August 10, 2015

 

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

 

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, Lavon Cook, Judy Sperr, Lynda Wadena 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-None

 

MONTHLY MINUTE AND FINANCE CONSENT BUSINESS

MOTION BY McArthur to approve the July 13, 2015 Regular Meeting Minutes and the July 16, 2015 Special Meeting Minutes as presented as well as monthly financial claims for August 10, 2015 totaling $294,909.46 with check numbers 70609-70671, August 10, 2015 Add Bills totaling $181,351.49 with check numbers 70679-70707 whereby the August total amount of bills paid is $476,260.95 and also approve this action to recognize and accept the donations as follows; Arvig Enterprises Inc. - $210.00 – General Fund.  SECONDED BY Ose.    VOTE-u/c

 

COMMUNICATIONS-Thank you

STUDENT REPRESENTATIVE, COMMITTEE, AND SCHOOL BOARD REPORTS-

School Personnel Committee-Negotiation update; School Building & Grounds-Summer Projects Update; School Board-MSBA Fall meeting in Thief River Falls on Sept. 22; MREA Fall meeting in Thief River Falls on Sept. 24th.  

 

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

Superintendent Report: Building and grounds summer projects are on tract for completion, Staff Development training days before start of school, special education variances.  

 

OLD BUSINESS-

Accepting Product Bids for FY~16-

MOTION BY VanDenEinde to approve the apparent low qualifying product bids as follows;

Dairy:  Land-O-Lakes

Bread: Bimbo Bakeries

Wood Chips: Hillside Lumber, Inc

Snow Removal: Stanley Gunderson

SECONDED BY Buck.  VOTE-u/c

 

2015-2016 Student Handbooks

MOTION BY McArthur to approve the 2015-16 Elementary, High School, & ALC Student Handbooks as presented.  SECONDED BY Hanson.  VOTE-u/c

 

NEW BUSINESS

Authorizing School and Meetings on Columbus Day- October 12, 2015

MOTION BY Hanson to acknowledge that this school district does not deem Columbus Day as a holiday whereby allowing this district to conduct school and public meetings on this date.

SECONDED BY Buck.  VOTE-u/c

 

Accepting Copier Lease Bid

MOTION BY McArthur to accept the 60 month bid for copier lease from Marco for $1690.76/month.

SECONDED BY Ose.  VOTE-u/c

 

Long Term Facilities Maintenance Plan

MOTION BY VanDenEinde to approve the District’s Long-Term Facilities Maintenance Plan and submit to MDE.  SECONDED BY Hanson. VOTE-u/c

 

Authorizing Out of State Travel

MOTION BY Hanson to authorize out of state travel for Superintendent Bisek to attend the NAFIS Fall Conference in Washington DC, September 27-30, 2015.  SECONDED BY VanDenEinde.  VOTE-u/c

 

Mahube Head Start Catering Agreement

MOTION BY Hanson to approve the Mahube Head Start Catering Agreement for the 2015-16 program year as presented.  SECONDED BY Ose.  VOTE-u/c

 

PERSONNEL TOPICS-

Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) Rehiring of Retired Teacher;

MOTION BY VanDenEinde to approve the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Ed MN - Mahnomen on the rehiring of retired teachers.  SECONDED BY McArthur.  VOTE-u/c

Hiring;

MOTION BY VanDenEinde to rehire Robert Black as Secondary Math Teacher for the 2015-16 school year.  SECONDED BY Ose.  VOTE-u/c

 

MOTION BY McArthur to hire Shiann Lampton as Paraprofessional for the 2015-16 school year.  SECONDED BY Hanson.  VOTE-u/c

 

MOTION BY Hanson to approve Caitlin Hunt as Assistant Volleyball Coach assignment for the 2015-2016 school year as presented.  SECONDED BY VanDenEinde.  VOTE-u/c

 

ADJOURNMENT-

MOTION BY Buck to adjourn the meeting at 6:40 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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