School Board Meeting Minutes April 25, 2022

School Board Meeting Minutes April 25, 2022 (Board approved 5/9/2022)

1.0 The regular meeting of the School Board of Independent School District No. 696 was called to order in the Board Meeting Room at 6:00 p.m. by Chairman Marsnik.
2.0 On roll call the following directors were present: Colarich, Coombe, Davis, Marsnik, Omerza, Sjoberg. Also in attendance: John Klarich, Interim Superintendent; Anne Oelke; Megan Anderson; Tim Leeson; Tom Coombe, Ely Echo; Keith Vandervort, Timberjay.
3.0 Pledge of Allegiance
4.0 Approval of Agenda:
4.1 Moved by Colarich, seconded by Sjoberg, to approve the agenda as presented. Motion carried. (Vote: 6-0)
5.0 Open Forum: Clerk Sjoberg welcomed Chairman Marsnik back and Hollee Coombe presented his certificate from MSBA for 20 years of service as a board member.
6.0 Correspondence/Informational Items: None at this meeting
7.0 Consent Agenda:
7.a Moved by Omerza, seconded by Sjoberg, to approve the following Program Consent Agenda:
7.a.1 Approved Professional Services Contract between ISD No. 696 and Range Mental Health Center (RMHC) from July 1, 20022 to June 30, 2023.
Motion carried. (Vote: 5-0)
7.b Moved by Sjoberg, seconded by Davis, to approve the Personnel Consent Agenda:
7.b.1 Hired Karl Kubiak for the 1.0 FTE K-12 Band/Classroom Music Teacher position effective the 2022-2023 school year (MA, Step 2, $51,838) per the current master agreement between ISD No. 696 and the Ely Education Association and school board policy.
7.b.2 Hired Heidi Omerza for the 1.0 FTE Long-Term 3rd Grade Teacher position starting approximately April 1, 2022 through May 1, 2022, under terms and conditions of the current master agreement between ISD No. 696 and the Ely Education Association and school board policy.
7.b.3 Reduced the following temporary AFSCME position due to budgetary constraints effective June 3, 2022: Melissa Hart, Cafeteria Aide.
7.c Policy Consent Agenda:
7.c.1 First reading of Policy 452 Personnel Recruitment, Selection, and Hiring
8.0 Old Business:
9.a 21st Century Facilities Project update was given by Todd Erickson from Kraus-Anderson
9.0 New Business:
9.a Moved by Colarich, seconded by Coombe, to change the June regular meeting date from June 13 at 6:00 p.m. to June 15 at 6:00 p.m. Motion carried. (Vote: 6-0)
10.0 Reports:
10.a Athletic Director – Tom Coombe – no report
10.b Director of Facilities Report – Tim Leeson – no report
10.c K-5 Principal – Anne Oelke – no report
10.d 6-12 Principal – Megan Anderson – no report
10.e Superintendent – John Klarich
10.e.1 Harold Langowski
10.e.2 Change orders/new contracts
11.0 Board members comments and concerns
12.0 Moved by Sjoberg, seconded by Colarich to adjourn at 6:36 p.m. Motion carried. (Vote: 6-0)
Rochelle Sjoberg, Clerk

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