Mahnomen ISD #432

School Board Minutes November 9th, 2015

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

 

CALL TO ORDER at 6:02 pm by Jim DeVries in the High School Media Center.

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

Staff and visitors in attendance: Lori Handyside and Mahnomen Pioneer Representative, Sue Kraft. 

 

ADOPTING THE AGENDA-

MOTION BY Hanson 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 October 12, 2015 Regular Meeting Minutes as presented as well as monthly financial claims for November 9, 2015 totaling $213,218.90 with check numbers 70970-71056 and Payable totaling $1,051.18 with check numbers 70967-70969 and November 9, 2015 Add Bills totaling $61,039.39 with check numbers 71057-71094 whereby the November total amount of bills paid is $275,309.47 and also approve this action to recognize and accept the donations as follows; Eagle Graphics LLC- $282.94 – incentives and David Super - $75.00 – Athletic Program.  SECONDED BY Hanson.    VOTE-u/c

COMMUNICATIONS-Tilleraas Insurance Agency Letter

     

STUDENT REPRESENTATIVE, COMMITTEE, AND SCHOOL BOARD REPORTS-

Federal Funds-Federal Budget agreement; School Building & Grounds-Committee visited Ogema early childhood facility and met with FJJ Solutions on facility planning; Meet & Confer-Meeting November 19 @ 7 a.m.; NWSC-Cast ballots for NWSSC Board of Directors; Region 1-Minutes September 24, 2015; BRIC-Minutes October 20, 2015; MSBA-Meeting January 13-15; MREA-Fall Conference November 15-17, 2015; Technology Committee-November 3, 2015.

 

ADMINISTRATION REPORTS-Elementary Principal Report-What’s Happened, Student of the Month and What’s Going to Happen; High School Principal Report-Highlights from the Last Month and Up and Coming Events.  Superintendent- Enrollment and serving on the MASA Policy Committee.

 

OLD BUSINESS-

Adopt the FY-15 School District Audit

MOTION BY Buck to adopt the FY-15 annual School District Audit as prepared and presented by the auditing firm of Miller McDonald, Inc. Certified Public Accountants.  SECONDED BY VanDenEinde.                  VOTE-u/c

Adopt the Revised Budget for FY-16

MOTION BY VanDenEinde to adopt the Revised Budget for FY-16 as follows:

        Fund                                                       Revenue                                             Expenditures

01 General                                          $9,129,000                                                 $9,425,000

02 Food Service                                   $ 390,000                                                   $ 412,000

04 Community Service                         $ 148,000                                                   $ 142,000

07 Debt Redemption                            $ 350,000                                                   $ 347,500

TOTALS                                           $10,017,000                                              $ 10,326,000

SECONDED BY Ose.  VOTE-u/c

NEW BUSINESS

Action to Approve the 2015-16 School Year Non-Licensed Staff Seniority List

MOTION BY McArthur to approve the 2015-2016 Non-Licensed Staff Seniority List as presented following due posting and revision.  SECONDED BY VanDenEinde.  VOTE-u/c

Action to Approve the 2015-16 School Year Licensed Staff Seniority List

MOTION BY Hanson to approve the 2015-2016 Licensed Staff Seniority List as presented following due posting and revision.  SECONDED BY Ose.  VOTE-u/c

Approval of GASB 45 Valuation Consultant

MOTION BY VanDenEinde to approve the Agreement for Consulting Services with Hildi Inc. Actuaries & Consultants to provide the full GASB 45 Actuarial Valuation at an approximate fee of $2,800.

SECONDED BY McArthur.  VOTE-u/c

District World’s Best Workforce Plan (WBWF)

MOTION BY Buck to approve the 2014-15 District World’s Best Workforce Plan (WBWF) Summary as presented and to submit to MDE and approve revisions for the 2015-16 District WBWF Plan.  SECONDED BY Ose.  VOTE-u/c

Action to Approve FJJ Solutions Partnership

MOTION BY McArthur to approve the Consultant Agreement with FJJ Solutions.  SECONDED BY Hanson.   VOTE-u/c

PERSONNEL TOPICS-

Resignations;

MOTION BY Hanson to accept the resignation of Speech Coach, Melinda Letnes, effective November 5, 2015.  SECONDED BY Ose.  VOTE-u/c

Hiring;

MOTION BY Ose to hire Courtney Neset as Paraprofessional for the 2015-16 school year.

SECONDED BY Buck.  VOTE-u/c

MOTION BY McArthur to hire Ceara Gunderson as Paraprofessional for the 2015-16 school year.

SECONDED BY Buck.  VOTE-u/c

MOTION BY Hanson to hire Kayla Brownlee as Paraprofessional for the 2015-16 school year.

SECONDED BY Buck.  VOTE-u/c

MOTION BY Buck to hire Payton Erickson as Elementary Teacher for the remainder of the 2015-16 school year.  SECONDED BY Ose.  VOTE-u/c

Setting the Evaluation Date, Time and Facilitator to Conduct the December Superintendent Evaluation

MOTION BY Buck to name the Vice Chair as the responsible Board Member to facilitate the current year evaluation of the Superintendent with the conference between the School Board Members and the Superintendent to take place immediately following the December 14, 2015 meeting.

SECONDED BY Hanson.  VOTE-u/c

Naming of Winter Coaches

MOTION BY Buck to name Sonya Brewer as Assistant Dance Coach for School Year 2015-16.  SECONDED By McArthur.  VOTE-u/c

MOTION BY VanDenEinde to name Cassie Lefstad as Speech Coach for School Year 2015-16.  SECONDED BY Hanson.  VOTE-u/c

 

ADJOURNMENT-

MOTION BY Buck to adjourn the meeting at 7:14p.m.   SECONDED BY Ose.  VOTE-u/c

 

RESPECTFULLY SUBMITTED:                                     APPROVED BY:

____________________________                                        ______________________________

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

            

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