Mahnomen ISD #432

School Board Minutes March 13, 2017

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

 

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, Melissa Buck, Nicole Ose, Jill Kettner and Kyle Larson.  Staff participating at the table were:  Elementary Principal Jacob Melby, High School Principal Kevin Hedstrom and District Secretary Delane Schaumburg.

Staff and visitors in attendance:  Deb Neisen, Juanita Zimmerman, Tracy Busche, Denise Nelson, Kaylie Nelson and Mahnomen Pioneer Representative, Sue Kraft. 

 

ADOPTING THE AGENDA-

MOTION BY  McArthur to approve the agenda as presented.  SECONDED BY Kettner.   VOTE-u/c

 

VISITORS/PRESENTERS IN ATTENDANCE SPEAKING AT THIS MEETING. –None

PLEDGE OF ALLEGANCE

           

MONTHLY MINUTE AND FINANCE CONSENT BUSINESS

MOTION BY Buck to approve the February 13, 2017 Regular Meeting Minutes and the February 21, 2017 and March 3 , 2017 Special Meeting Minutes as presented as well as monthly financial claims for March 13, 2017 totaling $152,192.70 with check numbers 73180-73266 and payables for $3,668.52 with check numbers 73166-73168 and additional payments for March 13, 2017 totaling $19,047.60 with check numbers 73267-73290 whereby the March total amount of bills paid is $174,908.82, and also approve this action to recognize and accept the following donation-Viking Coca-Cola-$1,096.13 – General Fund.  SECONDED BY Larson.  VOTE-u/c

COMMUNICATIONS- Thank you from Jennifer Geray family and Mahnomen FFA Chapter.

     

STUDENT REPRESENTATIVE, COMMITTEE, AND SCHOOL BOARD REPORTS-

ALC-Report Submitted;  Building & Grounds Committee- FJJ staff meeting on moving process on March 9, 2017; BRIC-Minutes February 21, 2017 Executive Board.  MSBA-Phase III Training April 6 in Thief River Falls; MREA-Long Term Maintenance Fund.  School Board Update-Draft of goals identified at District Planning Session. 

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:  Mr. Bisek attending NAFIS Conference in Washington DC.

 

OLD BUSINESS-

Adoption of the 2017-18 School Year Calendar

MOTION BY McArthur to approve the 2017-18 school year calendar.  SECONDEDBY Larson.             VOTE-u/c

 

NEW BUSINESS-

Indian Education Parent Committee Recommendations.

Acknowledgement that the Indian Education Parent Committee passed the resolution of non-concurrence finding the District’s educational programs are not adequately meeting the needs of American Indian students. The parent committee has some recommendations for continued improvement see packet materials.

 

Combine Duties of Clerk & Treasurer Assigning to Business Office

WHEREAS, Minnesota Statutes §123B.14, Subd.1, empowers the School Board to combine the duties of the office of Clerk and Treasurer of the Board in one person in the Office of Business Affairs of the School District.

WHEREAS, the School District has decided to combine the duties of the Clerk and Treasurer in one person in the Office of Business Affairs.

THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED THAT the Business Manager of the School District is designated by the School Board of Independent School District No. 432 to perform the duties of Clerk and Treasurer of the District.

Moved by:  DeVries

Seconded by:  Buck

The following voted in favor:   DeVries, Larson, Kettner, Ose, Buck & McArthur

The following voted against:   None.

WHEREUPON the resolution was declared adopted.

 

Law Enforcement Radio Amplifier

MOTION BY  Larson to approve cost share of $3,312.23 for installation of radio amplifier with Mahnomen County.   SECONDED BY Ose.  VOTE-u/c

 

PERSONNEL TOPICS-

Resignations

MOTION BY Larson to accept the resignation due to retirement of paraprofessional, Barb Geray, effective March 1, 2017 and extend her a thank you for her service.   SECONDED BY  Kettner.               VOTE-u/c

Approval of Spring Sports Coaches

MOTION BY Buck  to approve the naming of Kris Skersick as JH Baseball Coach,  John Clark Sr. as Jr. High Girls Golf coach, Paul Clark as Head Girls Track Coach, Kim Snetsinger as Boys & Girls Asst. Tract Coach and Mitch Drobnick as Jr. High Girls Track Coach for the Spring 2017 season.

SECONDED BY McArthur.  VOTE-

 

Notification of Intent to Negotiate;

ISD #432 Non-Certified Personnel has submitted a letter of “Notice of Intent to Negotiate” an agreement on employment with the Mahnomen School District for the 2017-19 school years.

ADJOURNMENT-

MOTION BY Larson to adjourn the meeting at 6:28 p.m.   SECONDED BY Kettner.  VOTE-u/c

 

RESPECTFULLY SUBMITTED:                                        APPROVED BY:

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

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