Freshwater Education District Minutes

MINUTES
REGULAR BOARD MEETING FRESHWATER EDUCATION DISTRICT # 6004 WADENA, MN 6/28/17

CALLED TO ORDER  at 5:30 p.m. by C. Wolf, Chair Board Present: C. Wolf-Long Prairie-Grey Eagle, V. Hinojos-Wadena-Deer Creek, S. Veronen-Verndale, A. Bailey-Eagle Valley, P. Benning-Browerville, R.VanDenheuvel-Bertha-Hewitt, R. Thalmann.-Henning, J. Kangas-Menahga, B. Lund-Staples-Motley, C. Funk-Sebeka, Others: J. Nesland, L. Murdock, S. Thiel and J. Timm.
STAFF PRESENTATIONS- ALC Specialist; J. Timm.
APPROVAL OF APRIL BOARD MINUTES- MOTION BY Thalmann, seconded by Lund to approve the 4/26/17 minutes as presented. VOTE- UC
ADOPTION OF AN AGENDA- MOTION BY VanDenheuvel, seconded by Veronen to approve the Agenda as presented. VOTE- UC
OLD BUSINESS
REVIEWED the previous Supt meeting summaries.
MOTION BY Funk, seconded by Benning to adopt the second reading of Policy 791L –Service Animals, as revised. VOTE- UC
NEW BUSINESS
ALC/TARGETED SERVICES REPORT:
MOTION BY VanDenheuvel, seconded by Funk, to approve the NJPA “Small Project Partnership Grant” amount of $1,619.70 for the SALC site. VOTE- UC
MOTION BY Kangas, seconded by Lund, to approve Service Agreements with NP Mental Health in the amount of $7,000 for each ALC site. VOTE-UC
TECHNOLOGY REPORT:
UPDATE of E-Rate Fiber Lease.
UPDATE of Bandwidth for SY 17/18; will be increased to1 gig.
UPDATE of State Telecom Aid reimbursement to participating member schools for a total of $27,648.
MEMBER SERVICES:
Update of Level IV Site Access fee for Nonmember Districts, Recommendation by Member Superintendents; Effective FY-18, nonmember districts will be invoiced by the FED business office a $55 daily access fee to the FED Level IV Program for the days a nonmember student is enrolled.
MOTION BY Funk, seconded by Hinojos, to publicly recognize the value that the
Eagle Valley School District has provided to the children of ISD No. 2759, to thank the School Board and Staff for their positive contributions to the lives of their STUDENTS, and to offer continued support of the FED to the students and families of ISD No. 2759 as the School District transitions into the future. VOTE- UC
MOTION BY Thalmann, seconded by Veronen, to increase the voting member district annual membership fees by 2 percent (% )for FY18. VOTE-UC
REVIEWED draft of amendments of the FED Bylaws with recommendation of Member Superintendents to approve as proposed at the August Board Meeting
NOTICE of Todd Cty. Collab. Annual Meeting on 8/23/17.
REVIEWED Board Pers. Comm 4/26/17 Mtg. Minutes.
BUSINESS, FINANCE, AND NEW BUSINESS
MOTION BY Funk, seconded by Thalmann, to approve the 4/25/17 - 6/23/17 cash reports and payments of checks numbered 119462 –19683. VOTE- UC
MOTION BY Benning, seconded by VanDenheuvel, to approve the FY18 CMERDC Copier Maintenance AGMT as presented. VOTE- UC
MOTION BY Funk, seconded by Lund, to approve the current year Revision III Budget as follows.
FUND: 01 General - Revenue, $9,205,032; Expenditures, $9,397,459.
FUND: 04 Community Service - Revenue, $611,969; Expenditures, $603,289.
VOTE- UC
MOTION BY Lund, seconded by Hinojos, to approve the FY18 Interim Budget as follows.
FUND: 01 General -  Revenue, $9,097,139; Expenditures, $9,258,211.
FUND: 04 Community Service - Revenue, $572,963; Expenditures, $ 675,783.
PERSONNEL TOPICS AND CONSENT AGENDA ITEMS
MOTION BY Thalmann, seconded by Funk, to approve the following personnel items as follows; Hiring of K. Becker, D. Abrahamson, J. Fundine, N. Heilman, E. Clark, K. Johnson; Resignation of J. Smith, L. Otto, H. Kalina, H. Bucher; Authorization to advertise and fill the vacancy of (3) Program. Asst., OT. Inst., EBD Inst., ECSE Para, Admin Asst., FACTS Facilitator; Retirement of M. Jensen; Voluntary reduction of D. Baune, T. Gould; Reassignment of D. Soukup, S. Thiel, L. Wick; Increase in days of R. Nyhus; VOTE- UC
ADJOURNMENT
MOTION BY Thalmann, seconded by Lund, to adjourn the meeting at 6:56 p.m. VOTE-UC
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