School Board Minutes March 14, 2018

MINUTES
REGULAR MONTHLY BOARD MEETING AGENDA
I.S.D. NO. 432, MAHNOMEN, MINNESOTA
March 14, 2018

 

CALL TO ORDER at 6:00 pm by Jim DeVries.

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

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

Staff and visitors in attendance: Mandie Henningsen, Sonya Brewer, Alicia Schoenborn, Kimberli Leird, Abby Large and Mahnomen Pioneer Representative, Sue Kraft.

 

ADOPTING THE AGENDA-

MOTION BYKettner to approve the agenda with additions. SECONDED BY Larson. VOTE-u/c

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

           

MONTHLY MINUTE AND FINANCE CONSENT BUSINESS

MOTION BY McArthur to approve the February 12, 2018 Regular Meeting as presented as well as monthly financial claims for March 14, 2018 totaling $460,145.55 with check numbers 74805-74938 and add bills for March 14, 2018 totaling $33,722.52 with check numbers74950-74978. Also, to approve this action to recognize and accept the following donation-SJE Rhombus - $200.00 Robotics and $1,165.59 – Viking Coca-Cola – General Fund. SECONDED BY Buck. VOTE-u/c

COMMUNICATIONS-None

     

STUDENT REPRESENTATIVE, COMMITTEE, AND SCHOOL BOARD REPORTS-

Student Representatives-State Convention, Prom and American Cancer Society and Food Shelf donations; Federal Funds-Part 1 of Title VI was recently submitted with a count of 454 American Indian students with 2 generation tribal enrollment (66%); ALC-Report Submitted; BRIC-Minutes February 20, 2018 meeting; MSBA-Phase II & IV training; School Board-rescheduling of the annual board planning meeting to March 28 at 5:30 p.m.

 

ADMINISTRATION REPORTS-Elementary Principal Report-What’s Happened, What’s Going to Happen, Attendance and Discipline Referrals.

High School Principal Report-Highlights in the last month and up and coming events.

Superintendent Report: Enrollment, Day at the Capital for NW Superintendents, Storm make up day; Staff Development and RMCE{ career councseling

OLD BUSINESS-

Adoption of the 2018-19 School Year Calendar

MOTION BY McArthur to approve Draft B as the 2018-19 school year calendar. SECONDED BY DeVries.             VOTE-u/c

 

Second Calling for Bids on House for sale and to be moved

MOTION BY DeVries to call for sealed price bids for purchase of house structure to be moved off District property, per specifications set by the district. Said bids are to be sealed and addressed to Superintendent, ISD No. 432, PO Box 319 Mahnomen, MN 56557 by 1 p.m. April 9, 2018. The School District reserves the right to waive any irregularities and accept or reject any or all bids. SECONDED BY Larson. VOTE-u/c

NEW BUSINESS-

Indian Education Parent Committee vote of Concurrence.

Acknowledgement that the Indian Education Parent Committee passed the resolution of Concurrence finding the District’s educational programs are adequately meeting the needs of American Indian students.

Extended Field Trip Request

MOTION BY Larson to approve the extended field trip request from the Student Council to attend the State Convention in Wilmar April 7-9, 2018.   SECONDED BY Ose. VOTE-u/c

PERSONNEL TOPICS-

Resignations

MOTION BY McArthur to accept the resignation due to retirement of teacher, Randy Bartz, effective May 29, 2018 and extend him a thank you for his service. SECONDED BY Ose.             VOTE-u/c

 

MOTION BY Larson to accept the resignation as coach of Jr. High Football and Jr. High Golf from Brent Hoffner effective March 12, 2018 and extend him a thank you for his service.

SECONDED BY Kettner. VOTE-u/c

Teacher Lane Changes;

MOTION BY McArthur to approve the lane change request of Judy Sperr for a move from the BA+45 to the BA+60 lane. SECONDED BY Ose.   VOTE-u/c

Hiring;

MOTION BY Larson to approve the hiring of Meredith McArthur as a part-time paraprofessional. SECONDED BY Kettner.   VOTE-Yes, DeVries, Ose, Buck, Kettner and Larson. Abstained-McArthur.   Carried.

Request for Unpaid Personal Leave

MOTION BY McArthur to approve the request from Teacher, Alicia Schoenborn, for ½ day of unpaid leave to attend a college visit with her daughter.   SECONDED BY Larson. VOTE-u/c

Approval of JH Golf Coaches

MOTION BY Larson to approve the naming of the John (Bomber) Clark Sr. as JH Boys Golf and Paul Clark as JH Girls Golf Coaching Assignments.   SECONDED BY Buck. VOTE-u/c

ADJOURNMENT-

MOTION BY Ose to adjourn the meeting at 6:58 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