Special Meeting of the School Board May 26, 2020

(Board approved 6/8/2020)

1.0 The special meeting of the School Board of Independent School District No. 696 was called to order by Chairman Marsnik at 6:58 p.m. in the school board meeting room.
2.0 On roll call the following directors were present via teleconference: Colarich, Mann, Marsnik, Omerza, Pointer. Absent: Sjoberg. Also present via teleconference: Erik Erie, Superintendent; Tom Coombe, Ely Echo; Keith Vandervort, Timberjay; Megan Anderson, Anne Oelke, Tim Leeson.
3.0 Moved by Colarich, seconded by Omerza, to approve the 2019-2020 revised budget: YES: Colarich, Mann, Marsnik, Omerza, Pointer. NO: None. ABSENT: Sjoberg. Motion carried. (Vote: 5-0)
4.0 Moved by Mann, seconded by Colarich, to hire Nathaniel LaFond for the 1.0 FTE Science teacher position (BA Step 2, $46,325) per the current master agreement between ISD No. 696 and the Ely Education Association and school board policy. YES: Colarich, Mann, Marsnik, Omerza, Sjoberg, Pointer. NO: None. ABSENT: Sjoberg. Motion carried. (Vote: 5-0)
5.0 Moved by Omerza, seconded by Colarich, to hire Kaley Hotaling for the 0.8 FTE Science teacher position per the current master agreement between ISD No. 696 and the Ely Education Association and school board policy. YES: Colarich, Mann, Marsnik, Omerza, Pointer. NO: None. Absent: Sjoberg. Motion carried. (Vote: 5-0)
6.0 Moved by Pointer, seconded by Mann, to reduce Brenda Check-Olson from 1.0 FTE to 0.6 FTE for the 6th Grade Middle school position per the current master agreement between ISD No. 696 and the Ely Education Association and school board policy. YES: Colarich, Mann, Marsnik, Omerza, Pointer. NO: None. Absent: Sjoberg. Motion carried. (Vote: 5-0)
7.0 Moved by Colarich, seconded by Pointer, to adjourn at 7:31 p.m. YES: Colarich, Mann, Marsnik, Omerza, Pointer. NO: None. ABSENT: Sjoberg. Motion carried. (Vote: 5-0)

Rochelle Sjoberg, Clerk

Ely Echo 6/13/20