Mahnomen ISD #432

School Board Minutes June 12, 2017

MINUTES
REGULAR MONTHLY BOARD MEETING AGENDA
I.S.D. NO. 432, MAHNOMEN, MINNESOTA
June 12, 2017

 

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

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

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

Staff and visitors in attendance:  Deb Neisen Larry Knutson – FJJ and Mahnomen Pioneer Representative, Shaylyn Tibbetts. 

 

ADOPTING THE AGENDA-

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

 

VISITORS/PRESENTERS IN ATTENDANCE SPEAKING AT THIS MEETING.    Larry Knutson, FJJ Solutions.

           

MONTHLY MINUTE AND FINANCE CONSENT BUSINESS

MOTION BY McArthur to approve the May 8, 2017 Regular Meeting Minutes as well as the June 1, 2017 Special Meeting Minutes as presented as well as monthly financial claims for June 12, 2017 totaling $133,017.31 with check numbers 73603-73688 and payables for $17,983.55 with check numbers 73572-73573; 73575-73584; 73592; 73594-73595 and additional payments for June 12, 2017 totaling $9,980.14 with check numbers 73689-73709,  whereby the June total amount of bills paid is $160,981.00, and also approve this action to recognize and accept the following donation-PTSO - $500.00 – Elementary perfect attendance incentives.   SECONDED BY Larson.  VOTE-u/c

COMMUNICATIONS- Thank you from Auto Mech. Club, PBIS Team and Bev Gunderson. 

     

STUDENT REPRESENTATIVE, COMMITTEE, AND SCHOOL BOARD REPORTS-

MSHSL- Pairing Committee-Meeting June 12, 2017 with Waubun; Region I-Minutes April 27, 2017; BRIC-Minutes May 23, 2017; MSBA- School Board Self-Evaluation Survey, Summer Seminar August 7, 2017; School Board-Indian Ed Parent Committee

ADMINISTRATION REPORTS-Elementary Principal-Report Submitted.   High School Principal-Things Happening, Discipline report and Attendance.  Superintendent Report:  Enrollment, DIRS Report, MN Legislative session update. 

 

OLD BUSINESS-

 

NEW BUSINESS-

Action to Disburse NW MN Foundation Scholarship Funds

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

Annual Notice to Employees

MOTION BY McArthur to approve the annual Notice To Employees: Drug and Alcohol notification for the 2017-2018 School Year as presented.  SECONDED BY Ose.  VOTE-u/c

 

NWSC Proposal for Environmental/Occupational Health & Safety Management

MOTION BY Buck to accept the NWSC proposal for Environmental/Occupational Health & Safety Management from July 1, 2017 until June 30, 2020 at rate of $7,618.39 in year 1, $7,770.76 in year 2, and $7,926.17 in year 3.  SECONDED BY Kettner.    VOTE-u/c

 

NWSC-FJJ Proposal for LTFM 10-year Plan Preparation

MOTION BY McArthur to accept the NWSC-FJJ proposal for 2017-18 LTFM 10-Year Plan Preparation at rate of $2,118.  SECONDED BY  DeVries.  VOTE-u/c

 

Action to Update the School District Policies

MOTION BY Larson to approve the MSBA recommended revisions of the following policies due to best practice, recent statute, or court case action; 303, 405, 414, 425, 509, 513, 515, 525, 601, 603, 604, 612, 613M, 614, 615, 616, 619, 623, 805 and 806.   SECONDED BY DeVries.   VOTE-u/c

 

Action to Update the School District Policy 720.2M

MOTION BY McArthur to approve the MSBA recommended revisions of Policy 720.2M Unpaid Meal Charges due to best practice, recent statute, or court case action.  SECONDED BY Larson.             VOTE-u/c

 

Revision of FY17 Budget

MOTION BY DeVries to adopt the Revised Budget for FY-17 School Year as follows;

Fund                                                        Revenue                                         Expenditures

01 General                                          $9,664,000                                            $9,100,000

02 Food Service                                    $ 410,000                                              $ 420,000

04 Community Service                        $ 164,000                                              $ 130,000

07 Debt Redemption                            $ 433,600                                              $ 353,000

TOTALS                                           $10,671,600                                         $ 10,003,000

SECONDED BY Buck.  VOTE-u/c

 

Resolution Committing Fund Balance

At the regular meeting of the Board of Education ISD #432, Mahnomen, held on the 12th day of June, 2017; Board member McArthur offered the following resolution,

 

                        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 12, 2017 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

General (LTFM)

Facilities Maintenance

$250,000

SECONDED BY Ose,

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

Members voting in the affirmative:   Larson, Buck, Kettner, McArthur, Ose and DeVries. 

Members voting in the negative:   None.

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

____/Jim DeVries______________________________________

                                    (Board chairman)

 

Adoption of FY-18 Preliminary Budget

MOTION BY DeVries to approve the FY-18 School Year Interim Budget as follows;

Fund                                                    Revenue                                 Expenditures

01 General                                          $9,420,000                                            $9,660,000

02 Food Service                                    $ 410,000                                              $ 420,000

04 Community Service                        $ 160,000                                              $ 140,000

07 Debt Redemption                            $ 430,000                                              $ 360,000

TOTALS                                           $10,420,000                                         $ 10,580,000

SECONDED BY Buck.  VOTE-u/c

                     

PERSONNEL TOPICS-

Resignations

MOTION BY McArthur to accept the resignation of teacher, Jeni Bergstrom, effective May 15, 2017.

SECONDED BY Kettner.  VOTE-u/c

MOTION BY Larson to accept the resignation of teacher, Brady Langemo, effective June 12,, 2017.

SECONDED BY Ose.  Discussion

MOTION BY DeVries to postpone indefinitely the resignation of teacher, Brady Langemo.  SECONDED BY McArthur.  VOTE-u/c

 

Hiring;

MOTION BY Buck to hire Conner Guetter as Math teacher for the 2017-18 school year.  SECONDED BY Kettner.  VOTE-u/c

MOTION BY McArthur to hire Christine Stech as Elementary teacher for the 2017-18 school year.

SECONDED BY Ose.  VOTE-u/c

MEETING-

MOTION BY Ose to change July School Board meeting to July 6 at 6 p.m.   SECONDED BY Kettner.  VOTE-u/c

ADJOURNMENT-

MOTION BY Larson to adjourn the meeting at 8:24 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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