Special Meeting of the School Board

September 23, 2019 (Board approved 10/14/2019)

1.0 The special meeting of the School Board of Independent School District No. 696 was called to order at 6:25 p.m. by Chairman Marsnik.
2.0 On roll call the following directors were present: Colarich, Mann, Marsnik, Omerza, Pointer, Sjoberg. Also present: Kevin Abrahamson, Superintendent, Erik Erie, Megan Anderson, Anne Oelke.
3.0 Moved by Colarich, seconded by Sjoberg, to approve Spencer Aune to be responsible and accountable for overseeing the nonaudit services performed by Walker, Giroux & Hahne, LLC. Motion carried. (Vote: 6-0)
4.0 Moved by Omerza, seconded by Colarich, to certify the preliminary proposed 19 payable 20 levy to the maximum amount. Motion carried. (Vote: 6-0)
5.0 Moved by Mann, seconded by Sjoberg, to approve Superintendent’s contract for 2019-2021. Motion carried. (Vote: 6-0)
6.0 Moved by Omerza, seconded by Sjoberg, to approve repair of the gym ceiling in the amount of $63,000. Motion carried. (Vote: 6-0)
7.0 Item 7.0 was pulled from the agenda.
8.0 Moved by Mann, seconded by Sjoberg, to approve Anne Oelke as interim superintendent to provide coverage on a daily basis from Oct. 1 until new superintendent receives his license. Motion carried. (Vote: 6-0)
9.0 Moved by Colarich, seconded by Sjoberg, to approve the following Personnel Consent Agenda:
9.1 Hired Grace Johnson for the paraprofessional position (6.5 hrs./day, 5 days/week, student contact days) effective September 9, 2019, per the current master agreement between ISD No. 696 and AFSCME Local No. 295 and school board policy.
9.2 Hired Shania Braaten for the paraprofessional position (6.5 hrs./day, 5 days/week, student contact days) effective September 10, 2019, per the current master agreement between ISD No. 696 and AFSCME Local No. 295 and school board policy.
9.3 Hired Amanda Mattila for the paraprofessional position (6.5 hrs./day, 5 days/week, student contact days) effective September 16, 2019, per the current master agreement between ISD No. 696 and AFSCME Local No. 295 and school board policy.
Motion carried. (Vote: 6-0)
10.0 Moved by Pointer, seconded by Sjoberg, to adjourn at 6:57 p.m.

Rochelle Sjoberg, Clerk