School Board Meeting Minutes October

School Board Meeting Minutes October 10, 2016 (Bd approved 11-14-2016)

1.0 The regular meeting of the School Board of Independent School District No. 696 was called to order at 6:00 p.m. by Chairman Marsnik.
2.0 On roll call by Clerk Kellerman the following directors were present: Kellerman, Marsnik, Pengal, Pointer, Sjoberg, Udovich. Absent: None. Also present: Keith Vandervort, Ely Timberjay, and Tom Coombe, Ely Echo; Kevin Abrahamson, Superintendent; and Penny Jankowski, Superintendent’s Assistant as recorder.
3.0 Pledge of Allegiance
4.0 Approval of Agenda
4.1 Moved by Pointer, seconded by Sjoberg, to approve the agenda as presented. (6-0)
5.0 Open Forum: None at this meeting.
6.0 APPROVAL OF PAST MEETING MINUTES
6. 1. Moved by Sjoberg, seconded by Pengal, to approve the minutes of the September 12, 2016, regular meeting as presented. Motion carried. (6-0)
6. 2. Moved by Sjoberg, seconded by Pengal, to approve the minutes of the September 26, 2016, school board study session. Motion carried. (6-0)
7.0 CORRESPONDENCE/INFORMATIONAL ITEMS
8.0 K-5 PRINCIPAL’S REPORT-Anne Oelke (present)
9.0 6-12 PRINCIPAL’S REPORT-Megan Anderson (present)
10. OLD BUSINESS
10. 1. None at this meeting.
11. NEW BUSINESS
11. 1. The following were granted tenure by the State of Minnesota upon completion of the 2015-2016 school year: Chelsea Blomberg, Tiffany Davis, Tara Johnson, Jennifer Kerntz, Amanda Vanderbeek.
11.2 Discussed JFK demolition project and repair of the Washington building. There is approximately $52,400 left in the grant. Funds will go towards fencing the area. School Board requested Supt. Abrahamson to look into cost to restore the Washington building.
12. CONSENT AGENDA
12. 1. Moved by Pointer, seconded by Sjoberg, to approve the following Program Consent Agenda (6-0):
12. 1. 1. Approved September 2016 disbursements and wire transfers in the amount of $335,911.78 and receipts in the amount of $682,140.51
12. 1. 2. Approved September 2016 financial reports as presented: Total Monthly receipts: $682,140.51; total monthly payroll: $218,964.29; total fringe benefits: $203,589.61; invoices: $206,820.42; total monthly expenditures: $629,374.32; total revenue over expenditures: $52,766.19
12. 1. 3. Approved gifts and donations: Book-Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone from Esther Anderson for the media center; 2. $700.00 from Zupancich Bros., Inc., towards the purchase of the playground Buddy Bench; 3. $50.00 from the Ely Marathon Hot Cocoa Stand to be used towards the purchase of the playground Buddy Bench; 4. $700.00 from the Ely Rotary Club to be used towards the purchase of the playground Buddy Bench; 5. $20.00 from Morgan Daily to be used towards the purchase of the playground Buddy Bench.
12. 1. 4. Approved annual senior class trip to Washington DC March 24-28, 2017
Motion carried. (6-0)
12. 2. Moved by Sjoberg, seconded by Pengal, to approve the following Personnel Consent Agenda:
12. 2. 1. Approved lane change request from John Townsend (MA Step 6 $47,330 to MA +17 Step 6 $49,005)
12. 2. 2. Approved lane change request from Bo Deremee (MA Step 13, $65,128 to MA +17 Step $66,526)
12. 2. 3. Hired Cheryl Boedeker for the part-time paraprofessional position (6.5 hours/day, student contact days) as per the current master agreement between ISD No. 696 and AFSCME Local No. 295 and school board policy
Motion carried. (6-0)
12. 3. Policy Consent Agenda:
12. 3. 1. Reviewed (2nd review) revised MSBA Policy 520 Student Surveys 12. 3. 2. Reviewed (2nd review) MSBA Policy 529 Staff Notification of Violent Behavior by Students
12. 3. 3. Reviewed (2nd review) revised MSBA Policy 506 Student Discipline
12. 3. 4. Reviewed (1st review) ISD No. 696 General Records Retention Schedule
12. 3. 5. Reviewed (1st review) MSBA Policy 709 Student Transportation Safety Policy
12. 3. 6. Moved by Pointer, seconded by Sjoberg, to approve to renumber Policy Code 405 Ely Student Transportation Behavior Policy to the MSBA model format 730 Ely Student Transportation Behavior Policy (no change to wording in the policy). Motion carried. (6-0)
13. SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT-Kevin Abrahamson
14. BOARD MEMBERS COMMENTS AND CONCERNS –
15. Moved by Pointer, seconded by Sjoberg, to adjourn at 6:40 p.m. (6-0) Motion carried.

Scott C. Kellerman, Clerk
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School Board Study Session October 24, 2016 (Bd approved 11-14-2016)

1.0 The study session of the School Board of Independent School District No. 696 was called to order by Chairman Marsnik at 6:00 p.m. in the school board meeting room.
2.0 On roll call the following directors were present: Kellerman, Marsnik, Pengal, Pointer, Udovich Absent: Sjoberg.
3.0 Northland Special Education Cooperative services – Reggie Engebritson
4.0 Strategic planning presentation – Ralph Brauer
5.0 Moved by Kellerman, seconded by Pointer, to adjourn at 7:34 p.m.

Scott C. Kellerman, Clerk

Special Meeting of the School Board October 24, 2016 (Bd approved 11-15-2016)

1.0 The special meeting of the School Board of Independent School District No. 696 was called to order by Chairman Marsnik at 7:35 p.m. in the school board meeting room.
2.0 On roll call the following directors were present: Kellerman, Marsnik, Pengal, Pointer, Udovich. Absent: Sjoberg.
3.0 Moved by Pointer, seconded by Pengal, to accept the resignation of Virginia Stage from the K-12 Speech Clinician position effective at the end of the work day on November 9, 2016. Motion carried.
4.0 Moved by Pointer, seconded by Pengal, to adjourn at 7:38 p.m.

Scott C. Kellerman, Clerk