Public Notices May 18, 2017 issue

Freshwater Education District Minutes

MINUTES

REGULAR BOARD MEETING FRESHWATER EDUCATION DISTRICT # 6004 WADENA, MN 4/26/17

 

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, R. VanDenheuvel-Bertha-Hewitt, R.Thalmann-Henning,  J. Kangas-Menahga, B. Lund-Staples-Motley, C. Funk-Sebeka, Others: D. Fjeldheim-Sebeka,  J. Nesland, L. Murdock, C. Carter, C. Greiner, M. M. Mathers and S.Thiel. 

STAFF PRESENTATION- C. Carter, C. Greiner and M. M. Mathers SpEd Program Specialists. 

APPROVAL OF THE PAST BOARD MINUTES- MOTION BY Thalmann, seconded by VanDenheuvel to  approve the 1/25/17 minutes as presented VOTE-UC 

ADOPTION OF AGENDA-MOTION BY Lund, seconded by Veronen, to approve the Agenda as presented. VOTE-UC 

OLD BUSINESS 

REVIEWED the previous Supt meeting summaries. 

MOTION BY Funk, seconded by Kangas, to revise the current year Leaf River/White Pines/Elm Tree, Student Calendar. VOTE-UC 

MOTION BY VanDenheuvel, seconded by Thalmann, to authorize the Freshwater Ed. Dist. to be the fiscal host of the Central Minnesota Vocational Rehab Program, effective 7/1/17. VOTE-UC 

MOTION BY Funk, seconded by Veronen, to amend the Freshwater Health Reimbursement Plan Document, effective 1/1/17. VOTE-UC 

NEW BUSINESS.

ECFE REPORT MOTION BY Hinojos, seconded by Funk, to accept donation of $100 ~ First International Bank & Trust, Staples, MN for the RFF Program. VOTE-UC 

MOTION BY Thalmann, seconded by VanDenheuvel, to approve the Initiative Foundation Grant of $3460 for the project RFF Program. VOTE-UC 

REVIEWED ECFE & School Readiness Enrollment as of 1.10.17. 

REVIEWED Early Childhood Advisory 1/27/17 Committee Minutes 

SPECIAL EDUCATION REPORT MOTION BY Lund, seconded byKangas, to adopt the Level IV 17-18 School calendar of 180 Teacher days and 170 student days as presented. VOTE-UC 

MOTION BY Hinojos, seconded by Funk, to authorize the Casey’s Donut Partnership Program Fundraiser for the Level IV Program. VOTE-UC 

MOTION BY Veronen, seconded by Hinojos, to authorize the Level IV Program to host an Annual Spring Carnival and Rummage Sale. VOTE-UC 

MOTION BY VanDenheuvel, seconded by Thalmann, to authorize the Level IV Program to apply for an Ed MN Tech Grant of $2,560 to purchase walkie talkies. VOTE-UC 

ALC/TARGETED SERVICES REPORT

REVIEWED  TS/CR Training Session Agenda and ALC Summer School Credit Recovery Schedule. 

MOTION BY VanDenheuvel, seconded by Kangas, to adopt the Freshwater ALC 17-18 School calendar of 180 Teacher days and 170 student days as presented. VOTE-UC 

MOTION BY Lund, seconded by Hinojos, to approve the successful WE Volunteer Grant request of $250 for the Wadena ALC site. VOTE-UC 

MOTION BY Thalmann, seconded by VanDenheuvel, to approve the donation from Wal-Mart in the amount of $525 for the Wadena ALC site. VOTE-UC 

MOTION BY Funk, seconded by Hinojos, to approve the 17-18 School Year agreement with Interquest Detection Canines for the sites of Wadena ALC, Staples ALC and Deer Creek Level IV. VOTE-U 

MOTION BY VanDenheuvel, seconded by Veronen, to approve the donation of lumber from the Oberg Family with the estimated value of $200 for the Wadena ALC Ind. Tech Class. VOTE-UC 

TECHNOLOGY REPORT: REVIEWED the Lakewood Health System notice to Opt-Out effective 3/15/18 and the Federal E-Rate Changes for next year. 

MEMBER SERVICES: REVIEWED the FED Member Salary Matrix; 2.28.17 Freshwater Principals Advisory Mtg Agenda/Eval; 4.5.17 Health Benefits Advisory Committee Mtg Minutes and Todd Cty Collaborative 3.27.17 Mtg Minutes. 

CONDOLENCES to the Henning School District, with the loss of life of one of their students. 

MOTION BY Lund, seconded by Thalmann, to modify the current year contract for M. Ward, Carl Perkins Cord. by adding 10 days. VOTE-UC 

REVIEWED Carl Perkins Consortium Update; Funk recognized the importance of the Carl Perkins Program in the local school districts. 

MOTION BY Funk, seconded by Hinojos, to approve the FY18 consulting contract with M. Ward per terms and conditions of the 80 day contract as presented. VOTE-UC 

MOTION BY Kangas, seconded by Thalmann, to approve the FY18 consulting agreement with  A. Hunter per terms and conditions of the contract presented. VOTE-UC 

MOTION BY Veronen, seconded by VanDenheuvel, to approve the annual ABE Membership Agreement for FY18 with the Central MN ABE Consortium. VOTE-UC 

BUSINESS, FINANCE, AND NEW BUSINESS.

MOTION BY Veronen, seconded by VanDenheuvel, to approve the 1/26/17 through 4/24/17 cash reports and payments of checks numbered 119187 thru 119461. VOTE-UC 

MOTION BY Thalmann, seconded by Hinojos, to approve the proposed Freshwater Health Reimbursement Plan Document, effective 1/1/17. VOTE-UC 

MOTION BY Hinojos, seconded by Funk, to approve the 17-18 SY MDE/Federal Food Service purchase agreements with ISD’s 2155, 2170 and 2753. VOTE-UC 

MOTION BY VanDenheuvel, seconded by Kangas, to approve the first reading of Policy 791L, Service Animals used in schools by Students, Employees and Visitors. VOTE-UC 

MOTION BY Kangas, seconded by Hinojos, to approve and authorize an excess inventory sale, 8/25/17. VOTE-UC 

MOTION BY Hinojos, seconded by Kangas, to approve the current year Revision II Budget as  follows.  

FUND: 01 General - Revenue: $9,227,801; Expenditures: $9,500,447  

FUND: 04 Community Service - Revenue: $611,395; Expenditures: $601,074  

VOTE-UC  

MOTION BY Thalmann, seconded by VanDenheuvel, to approve the 17-18 agreement with Voc. Rehab. Services. VOTE-UC 

MOTION BY VanDenheuvel, seconded by Hinojos, to approve a 3 year leave of absence from 7/1/17 -6/30/20, for H.Kalina, B-3/SLP/Autism Specialist. 

Roll Call Vote- Those in favor: Lund, Thalmann, VanDenheuvel, Hinojos; Those against: Funk, Bailey, Wolf, Kangas, Veronen. Motion Failed. 

PERSONNEL TOPICS AND CONSENT AGENDA ITEMS

MOTION BY VanDenheuvel, seconded by Lund, to approve the following personnel items as follows; Increase in hours for Karen Dornbusch for the current 16/17 SY; Voluntary contract reduction for 17/18 SY of Abby Campbell, Karen Dornbusch; Resignation of Mary Margaret Mathers, Michele Spar; Hiring of Alissa Braukmann; Authorization to advertise and fill a Regular Van Route Driver, Speech Language Pathologist, Special Education Program Specialist; Retirement of Danny Triebenbach.VOTE-UC 

ADJOURNMENT 

MOTION BY Thalmann, seconded by Lund, to adjourn the meeting at 6:56 p.m. VOTE-UC

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