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School Board Minute July 9th, 2018

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ADOPTING THE AGENDA-

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

VISITORS/PRESENTERS IN ATTENDANCE SPEAKING AT THIS MEETING. Ken Anderson, Construction update

           

MONTHLY MINUTE AND FINANCE CONSENT BUSINESS

MOTION BY McArthur to approve the June 11, 2018 Regular Meeting as presented as well as monthly financial claims for July 3, 2018 totaling $795,993.21 with wires and check numbers 75460-75545 and add bills for July 9, 2018 totaling $844,477.60 with check numbers 75546-75569. Also, to approve this action to recognize and accept the following donation-Monsanto-$2,500.00 to FFA. SECONDED BY Ose. VOTE-u/c

COMMUNICATIONS-Thank you notes

           

STUDENT REPRESENTATIVE, COMMITTEE, AND SCHOOL BOARD REPORTS-

Building and Grounds-Phase 2 project update; Region 1-Minutes May 24, 2018 meeting; BRIC-Minutes June 26, 2018 meeting; MSBA-Jon McArthur reported on webinar.

 

ADMINISTRATION REPORTS-Elementary Principal Report-Handbook submitted.   High School Principal Report-Handbooks submitted.

Superintendent Report: Behavior Intervention Specialist job description and Tribal Consultation meeting July 23 at 8:30 am.

OLD BUSINESS-

Summer 2018 Building Improvements

MOTION BY DeVries to accept the quote from Indigo Signs for the District digital marquee sign for the sum of $53,995.00.   SECONDED BY McArthur. VOTE-u/c

MOTION BY DeVries to accept the quote from Indigo Signs for the High School digital marquee sign for the sum of $48,995.00. SECONDED BY McArthur. VOTE-u/c

MOTION BY DeVries to accept the quote from Indigo Signs for the exterior entrance signage, gym and scoreboard modification signage for the sum of $13,005.00. SECONDED BY Ose. VOTE-u/c

                       

NEW BUSINESS-

Mahnomen-Waubun Thunderbird Cooperative Handbook

MOTION BY McArthur to approve the Mahnomen-Waubun Thunderbird Cooperative Handbook.

SECONDED BY Ose. VOTE-u/c

Water Lead Testing Plan

MOTION BY Ose to approve adoption of the MDE Model Plan for Lead Testing. SECONDED BY Buck.           VOTE-u/c

Calling for FY-2019 Bids

MOTION BY Ose to call for sealed price competitive product bids for dairy products, snow removal, and wood chip fuel products, per specifications set by the district. Said bids are to be sealed and addressed to School Board Clerk, ISD No. 432, PO Box 319 Mahnomen, MN 56557 by 1 p.m. August 6, 2018. The School District reserves the right to waive any irregularities and accept or reject any or all bids. SECONDED BY McArthur.   VOTE-u/c

Setting Federal Programs/Impact Aid Hearing Meeting

MOTION BY McArthur to set October 4, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. in the location of the high school media center for the District’s Federal Programs/ Impact Aid Hearing Meeting 2018-2019 school year.   SECONDED BY Ose.                 VOTE-u/c

Offer vs. Serve option

MOTION BY DeVries to use the Offer vs. Serve option in the student food service program for the 2018-19 school year. SECONDED BY Buck. VOTE-u/c

Revision of Policies 495M, 496M, AND 497M

MOTION BY McArthur to approve the annual modification of these policies with rate changes to reimbursements, substitute pay and fees being made.   SECONDED BY DeVries. VOTE-u/c

Approval of Financial Signatures

MOTION BY DeVries to approve the following signature accounts and authorized signatures:

Petty Cash: Superintendent Jeffrey Bisek, Business Manager Jessica Gilbertson and District Secretary Delane Schaumburg

District Checks: Superintendent Jeffrey Bisek, Business Manager Jessica Gilbertson, School Board Chair James DeVries, Clerk Nicole Ose, and Treasurer Kyle Larson

Money Market Savings and Alternative Facilities Bond: Superintendent Jeffrey Bisek, Business Manager Jessica Gilbertson, and Treasurer Kyle Larson

Student Activity Account: Student Activity Secretary Delane Schaumburg, Principal Kevin Hedstrom, Principal Jacob Melby, Superintendent Jeffrey Bisek, and Business Manager Jessica Gilbertson

SECONDED BY Buck. VOTE-u/c

Acknowledgement of Title IX Compliance

MOTION BY McArthur to direct the Clerk to certify the Statement of Assurance and forward this action to the MDE.   SECONDED BY Buck. VOTE-u/c

Public Acknowledgement of Equal Rights Compliance, Naming of Title IX Coordinator, and Identifying a Harassment Free Workplace Contact Person

MOTION BY DeVries to acknowledge that all educational opportunities will be offered without regard to sex, race, color, national origin, or any handicapping disabilities. Also, to name the Indian Education Coordinator as the school district’s Title IX Coordinator. Office is located in the Mahnomen Public School Building with a telephone number (218) 935-2211. This school board action also testifies that this school district is a Harassment Free Workplace. The school district and its employees will maintain a working atmosphere free of discriminatory insult, insinuation, or intimidation, and all forms of employee sexual harassment, verbal or physical. To this end, the district has developed a sexual harassment policy and hereby appoints the Indian Education Coordinator as the district contact person, she may be reached at (218) 935-2211. SECONDED BY McArthur. VOTE-u/c

Long Term Facilities Maintenance Plan Resolution

Member DeVries introduced the following resolution and moved their adoption:

RESOLUTION STATING THE INTENTION OF

THE SCHOOL BOARD TO APPROVE THE FY20 LTFM PLAN

BE IT RESOLVED by the School Board of Independent School District No. 432, State of Minnesota, approves the district’s Long-Term Facilities Maintenance Plan. The Board will follow the LTFM Legislation as follows:

  • The district will maintain and implement a health and safety program that complies with     regulations.
  • The district will maintain an indoor air quality management program.
  • As outlined in the LTFM plan, the district has bonded their LTFM dollars.

1)         The District further covenants to comply with all procedures now or hereafter established by the Minnesota Department of Education pursuant to Minnesota Statutes, Section 123B and otherwise to take such actions as necessary to comply with that statute. The chair, clerk or superintendent is authorized to execute any applicable Minnesota Department of Education forms.

The motion for the adoption of the foregoing resolution was duly seconded by McArthur and, upon vote being taken thereon, the following voted in favor thereof:   Buck, DeVries, McAthur and Ose.

And the following voted against the same:   None

Whereupon said resolution was declared duly passed and adopted.

Resolution Reauthorization of Board Approved Referendum Authority

Member McArthur introduced the following resolutions and moved its adoption:

RESOLUTION REAUTHORIZING A PREVIOUSLY AUTHORIZED

BOARD APPROVED REFERENDUM AUTHORITY

BE IT RESOLVED by the School Board of Independent School District No. 432 (Mahnomen), State of Minnesota, as follows:

1.   The Board has previously authorized a Board approved referendum authority in the amount of $300 per adjusted pupil unit pursuant to Minnesota Statutes, Section 126C.17, Subd. 9a. That authority expires after taxes payable in 2018. The Board hereby reauthorizes that authority for five years, beginning with taxes payable in 2019. The Board may subsequently reauthorize the Board approved referendum authority in increments of up to five years.

2.     The clerk is authorized and directed to submit a copy of the adopted resolution to the Minnesota Department of Education as soon as reasonably practicable after its adoption, but in no event later than September 30, 2018.

The motion for the adoption of the foregoing resolution was duly seconded by DeVries. On a roll call vote, the following voted in favor:     McArthur, Ose, Buck and DeVries

                                                                                                    

and the following voted against the same:   None.  

Whereupon said resolution was declared duly passed and adopted.

                                                                                                                    

PERSONNEL TOPICS-

Hiring;

MOTION BY Ose to rehire Scott McConkey as Auto Mech Teacher for the 2018-19 school year.

SECONDED BY Buck. VOTE-u/c

School-Home Liaison Position

MOTION BY McArthur to create a School-Home Outreach Liaison position for 2018-19 School Year.

SECONDED BY Buck. VOTE-u/c

 

Naming Fall Coaches

MOTION BY McArthur to approve the fall coaching assignments for the 2018-2019 school year as presented. Head Football Coach-John Clark, Jr., Assistants-Todd Johnson, Bob Larson, Paul Clark, Bomber Clark, Ken Bevins, Josh Kemper; Volunteer Assistant-Steve McMullen, Junior High-Ed Snetsinger, Conner Guetter, Dan Kohler and Eric Stech.   Head Volleyball Coach-Vickie Anderson, Assistant-Stacy Bly, Kayla Haverkamp, Aimee Pederson; Junior High-Courtney Stuness, Christine Stech, Jess Kier and one open spot to be filled from Waubun. SECONDED BY DeVries.

AMENDED MOTION BY DeVries to make volunteer position a paid position.   SECONDED BY Ose.               VOTE-u/c

 

Teacher Lane Changes;

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

ADJOURNMENT-

MOTION BY McArthur to adjourn the meeting at 7:10 p.m.   SECONDED BY Buck. VOTE-u/c

RESPECTFULLY SUBMITTED:                                                APPROVED BY:

____________________________                                        ______________________________

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

           

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