Mahnomen ISD #432

School Board Minutes February 13, 2017

MINUTES
REGULAR MONTHLY BOARD MEETING AGENDA
I.S.D. NO. 432, MAHNOMEN, MINNESOTA
February 13, 2017

 

CALL TO ORDER at 6:01 pm by Jim DeVries in the High School Media Center.

ROLL CALL Board Members Present:  Jim DeVries,Jon McArthur, Melissa Buck, Nicole Ose, Jill Kettner and Kyle Larson.  Staff participating at the table were: Superintendent Jeff Bisek, Elementary Principal Jacob Melby, High School Principal Kevin Hedstrom and District Secretary Delane Schaumburg.

Staff and visitors in attendance:  Deb Neisen, Amy Houdek,  Kristin Johnson, Alicia Schoenborn, Lisa Schoenborn, Vicki Haverkamp, Michelle McCollum-Steinmetz, Kristi Mritz, Scott McConkey, Brady  Liebl, Zach Ose, Wyatt Bendickson, Jessica Scott, Eric Scott, Ken Anderson of FJJ and Mahnomen Pioneer Representative, Sue Kraft. 

 

 

ADOPTING THE AGENDA-

MOTION BY  McArthur to approve the agenda with additions.  SECONDED BY Ose.   VOTE-u/c

 

VISITORS/PRESENTERS IN ATTENDANCE SPEAKING AT THIS MEETING.    Kristin Johnson – Ed MN-Mahnomen, requesting more paraprofessional staff for elementary primary grades.   Eric & Jessica Scott – shared their unsatisfactory opinion of staff and administration.  Robotics Team – Mr. McConkey, Wyatt Bendickson and Zach Ose shared what they have been doing with competition. 

           

MONTHLY MINUTE AND FINANCE CONSENT BUSINESS

MOTION BY McArthur to approve the January 9, 2017 Regular Meeting Minutes and the January 20, 2017 Special Meeting Minutes as presented as well as monthly financial claims for February 13, 2017 totaling $185,948.60 with check numbers 73028-73124 and payables for $12,340.54 with check numbers 73011-73018; 73026-73027 and additional payments for February 13, 2017 totaling $10,880.53 with check numbers 73136-73158 whereby the February total amount of bills paid is $209,169.67, and also approve this action to recognize and accept the following donation-None. SECONDED BY Larson.  VOTE-u/c

COMMUNICATIONS- Thank you from Bev Gunderson family

     

STUDENT REPRESENTATIVE, COMMITTEE, AND SCHOOL BOARD REPORTS-

Student Representative-SnoDaze and Valentine’s Day Activity, Federal Fund-NAFIS Conference March 12-14; ALC-Report Submitted; School Board Personnel Committee-Committee attended MSBA Negotiation Training February 1, 2017;  Building & Grounds Committee-Bid Opening Report.  Honeywell Verification Report and proposal for conversion to ATTUNE Agreement.  Meet & Confer-No request from EdMN-Mahnomen at this time.  Region I-Minutes December 15, 2016; BRIC-Minutes January 17, 201 Executive Board & Child Counts.  MSBA-Officer training; Committee Meeting/Safety-Minutes February 2, 2017; School Board Update-Pledge of Allegiance at Board Meetings. 

ADMINISTRATION REPORTS-Elementary Principal-What’s Happened, What’s Going to Happen, Attendance and Discipline.   High School Principal-Things Happening, Discipline report, Schedule and Attendance.  Superintendent Report:  Next week is School Board Appreciation Week, Enrollment, Board Planning Meeting March 3, 2017 and HITA bids were posted solicitation until March 20th with opening March 21st

 

OLD BUSINESS-

 

NEW BUSINESS-

Out of State Travel

MOTION BY Ose to approve out of state travel for Technology Director Ben Dahlin to attend the Brainstorm Conference, February 26-28, 2017 in Wisconsin Dells.  SECONDED BY Kettner.  

VOTE-u/c

Review of Calendar Draft

NW Council of Collaboratives

MOTION BY McArthur to approve membership and pay dues of $1,350 to the Northwest MN Council of Collaboratives.  SECONDED BY Buck.  VOTE-u/c

Awarding of Bids

MOTION BY McArthur to accept and award the following bids to listed contractors for Facility Addition and Improvement Project.

  • Site Work & Concrete - Gordon Construction of Mahnomen, Inc. - $827,795.00
  • Masonry - Mortenson Masonry - $496,900.00
  • General Construction - JTC, Inc. - $564,000.00
  • Architectural Woodwork - Northwest Cabinets, Inc. - $117,828.00
  • Roofing & Metal Wall Panels - Tecta America-Dakotas - $294,080.00
  • Aluminum Windows & Glazing - Northland Glass & Glazing - $29,950.00
  • Gypsum Board Assemblies - RTL Construction - $124,369.00
  • Acoustical Ceilings - DOW Acoustics, Inc. - $98,260.00
  • Flooring - I’ll Tile & Stone, Inc. - $331,760.00
  • Painting - Tony Eckert & Sons - $41,720.00
  • Fire Protection - Absolute Fire Protection - $58,000.00
  • Test & Balancing - Balancing Professionals, Inc. - $34,900.00
  • Electrical - Ace Electric & Lighting - $369,500.00

SECONDED BY Larson.    Discussion

MOTION BY DeVries to postpone indefinitely the awarding of the previous listed bids to contractors for Facility Addition and Improvement Project. 

SECONDED BY Ose.   VOTE-u/c

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Rejection of Bids

MOTION BY Buck to reject all bids received in categories 22.05, 23.05 & 25.05 and issue for rebid to be opened February 23, 2017.   SECONDED BY DeVries.  VOTE-u/c

PERSONNEL TOPICS-

Resignations

MOTION BY McArthur to accept the resignation of paraprofessional, Brenlee Deering, effective January 31, 2017 and extend her a thank you for her service.  SECONDED BY Larson.  VOTE-u/c

Approval of Spring Sports Coaches

MOTION BY Ose to approve the naming of the Spring 2017 Coaching Assignments as follows:  Boys Track Head Coach-Ed Snetsinger; Jr. High-Brent Miller.  Boys Golf-Head Coach-Steve McMullen; Assistant-Brent Hoffner.  Girls Golf Head Coach-Derek Aus.  Baseball Head Coach-Mark Gulseth; Assistant-Dan Kohler.  Softball-Head Coach-Dave Varriano and Assistant-Sarah Lefebvre. 

SECONDED BY Kettner.  VOTE-u/c.

Secondary Language Arts Position

MOTION BY McArthur to add a (1) FTE Language Arts Teacher position for the 2017-2018 school year.  SECONDED BY Ose.  VOTE-u/c

ADJOURNMENT-

MOTION BY Larson to adjourn the meeting at 7:41 p.m.   SECONDED BY Kettner.  VOTE-u/c

 

RESPECTFULLY SUBMITTED:                                        APPROVED BY:

____________________________                                        ______________________________

Nicole Ose, Clerk                                                                   Presiding Officer on date of approval Public School District #432            

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