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Public Notice MINUTES REGULAR MEETING OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 361 Monday, July 17, 2017 - 5:00 p.m. Falls High School Cafeteria A Regular Meeting of the School Board of Independent School District #361 was held Monday, July 17, 2017, beginning at 5:00 PM in the FHS Cafeteria. Michael Holden, Board Chair, called the meeting to order at 5:00 pm. Members present were: Michelle Hebner, Michael Holden, Toni Korpi, Heather McBride, Ted Saxton, Roxanne Skogstad-Ditsch, Terry Murray and Kevin Grover. Media was represented by The Journal for the first half of the meeting. Moved by Heather McBride, seconded by Toni Korpi to approve the agenda as amended. Added items 5.8, 5.9 and 5.10 and removed item 5.3. Motion Carried 7-0. OPEN FORUM: 5.1 Michael Turenne from Bremer Bank spoke to the Financial Services RFP. NEW BUSINESS: 1. Moved by Roxanne Skogstad-Ditsch, seconded by Terry Murray to award the Financial Services RFP to Bremer Bank. Motion carried 7-0. 2. Moved by Michelle Hebner, seconded by Ted Saxton to authorize the Resolution for revoking the existing referendum, approving new referendum authorization and authorizing the issuance of school building bond, and calling an election. Motion carried 7-0; Roll Call Vote Aye: Michelle Hebner, Michael Holden, Toni Korpi, Heather McBride, Terry Murray, Roxanne Skogstad-Ditsch and Ted Saxton; Roll Call Vote Nay: None. 3. Moved by Roxanne Skogstad-Ditsch, seconded by Toni Korpi to accept the Resolution for the Acceptance of Gifts and Donations. Motion carried 7-0. Roll Call Vote Aye: Michelle Hebner, Michael Holden, Toni Korpi, Heather McBride, Terry Murray, Roxanne Skogstad-Ditsch and Ted Saxton; Roll Call Vote Nay: None. Resolution for Acceptance of Gifts and Donations Whereas, School Board Policy 706 establishes the guidelines for the acceptance of gifts or donations to the District; Whereas, Minnesota Statute 465.03 states the School Board of may accept a gift, grant, or devise of real or personal property only by the adoption of a resolution approved by two-thirds of its members. Therefore, be it resolved, that the School Board of International Falls Public Schools, ISD 361, accepts with appreciation the following gifts/donations received by the School District: Whereas, the International Falls School District Board encourages the support of the District's educational programs through gifts/donations that meet the goals and objectives of the School District; Bronco Track Boosters; Gold Discus from Girls Track $214.00 PCA IFalls Mill; FHS Athletics $2,000.00 4. Program Consent: Moved by Michelle Hebner, seconded by Heather McBride to approve the Program Consent Agenda with corrections to the amount in item 4.3. Correct amount is $81,223.76. Motion carried 7-0. 4.1. Approve the minutes from the regular meeting of June 19th and the special meeting of June 23rd. 4.2. Approve the bills due and payable amounting to $291,988.40 4.3. Approve payroll and benefits in amount of $81,223.76 for July 1 - July 14th. 4.4. Approve a contract with INAC for Food Service Management Services for the 2017 - 2018 school year. 4.5. Approve the FY2019 10 year Long Term Facility Maintenance Plan. 4.6. Re-certify and designate Kevin Grover, Superintendent, as the District's Identified Official with Authority (IOWA) for granting local user access to MDE electronic systems. 4.7. Approve the agreement with Kootasca for collaborative services for the 2017 - 2018 school year. 4.8. Receive the Short Term Investment Report for June 2017 and the fiscal year 2016 - 2017 Investment Summary Report. 4.9. Receive Student Activity Account Reports for 2016 - 2017 fiscal year. 4.10. Approve the PSEO contract with RRCC for the 2017 - 2018 school year. 4.11. Approve Lease Agreement with Backus Community Center for ALC room rental. 4.12. Receive the FES Student Handbook for approval in August. 4.13. Receive summary report of donations received and expended for fiscal year 2016 - 2017. 4.14. Receive FHS Student Handbook for approval in August. 4.15. Approve Joint Powers Agreement with Recreation Commission. 5. Personnel Consent: Motion by Heather McBride, seconded by Roxanne Skogstad-Ditsch to approve the Personnel Consent Agenda as presented. Motion carried 7-0. 5.1. Hire Amis MacKenzie as Head Boys Basketball Coach for the 2017 - 2018 season. 5.2. Accept letter of resignation due to retirement of Sue Hewitt effective September 30, 2017. 5.3. Approve the July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2019 contract with Education Minnesota Educational Support Paraprofessionals (L4798). 5.4. Reaffirm the letter of retirement from Angela Cody effective November 22, 2017. 5.5. Accept the letter of resignation from Stacy Robar as .273 FTE Elementary Education Teacher effective 2017 - 2018 school year. 5.6. Hire Shelby Nosan as Head Girls Softball Coach for the 2017 - 2018 season. 5.7. Hire Michelle McDonald as Assistance Girls Hockey Coach for the 2017 - 2018 season. 5.8. Hire Kim Begg effective June 30, 2017 as full time boiler man. Added to agenda 7/17/2017 5.9.Hire Norm Oustad effective July 24, 2017 as 0.50 FTE Custodian. Added to Agenda 7/17/2017 5.10. Accept resignation from Pete Benedix as Wrestling Coach effective immediately. Added to Agenda 7/17/2017 6. Policy Consent: Motion by Michelle Hebner, seconded by Toni Korpi to approve the Policy Consent Agenda as presented. Motion carried 7-0. 6.1. Approve School Board Policy #534 Unpaid Meal Charges. REPORTS AND INFORMATION 1. Administrative Reports: 1.1. Tim Everson, Principal, presented current enrollment numbers are 26 students down from prior year; noting these are very soft numbers. The PDT team has been meeting during the summer to work on Handbook, In Service and Curriculum development and mapping. 1.2. Melissa Tate, Principal No report available. 1.3. Kevin Grover, Superintendent, presented a Kootasca handout for members information, reviewed attendance at the Montana Institute as part of the P&I grant and thank you to the group who donated their time, materials and supplies for the outdoor cement pad by WEE to be used by students. Set dates for working board meetings for purpose of referendum and bond discussions. First work session board meeting set for 6:00 pm on July 24th. CLOSE SESSION: Motion by Michelle Hebner, seconded by Toni Korpi to close regular session and enter into closed session to perform the performance evaluation of the Superintendent. Motion by Michelle Hebner, seconded by Toni Korpi to reopen from closed session. REOPEN: Michael Holden, Board Chair, read the following statement pertaining to the performance evaluation of the Superintendent, Kevin Grover. "Superintendent, Kevin Grover, actively worked to meet his annual performance goals and the majority of board member comments were supportive of his work toward his goals. He was ranked between distinguished and accomplished in the overall ranking. Job well done." Motion by Roxanne Skogstad-Ditsch to adjourn the meeting at 6:50 p.m., seconded by Toni Korpi. Approved Meeting Minutes: Toni Korpi, Clerk Michael Holden, Chair The Journal August 26th, 2017

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