Staples Motley School Board Minutes

ISD #2170

SCHOOL BOARD MEETING #18 

Tuesday, February 20, 2018, 7 p.m. 

High School Media Center

 

MINUTES

 

Call to Order

The meeting was called to order with Freeman, Frisk, Winkels and Longbella present (comprising a quorum). Also attending were Supt. Bratlie; Business Manager, Boesen; Principal Schmidt; several employees and coaches; Staples World Manager, Halvorson and Recording Secretary, Madson. The Pledge of Allegiance was recited. 

Motion by Winkels, seconded by Frisk, to approve the additions to the agenda. MC

Motion by Winkels, seconded by Frisk, to adopt the agenda. MC 

Chair Longbella recognized the public and thanked everyone for attending. 

Community Forum 

Coaches Chris Kappler and Amanda Olson presented on “Creating a Sports Community of Care” and the InSideOut Initiative. 

Consent Agenda

Motion by Freeman, seconded by Frisk, to approve the consent agenda as presented. MC 

Finance 

Motion by Winkels, seconded by Frisk, to approve the Finance Report and Authorize the Vouchers. MC 

Personnel

Motion by Freeman, seconded by Winkels to approve the list of spring coaches. M

Motion by Winkels, seconded by Frisk to approve the maternity leave request from Halle Bergeson approx. May 23, 2018. MC 

Motion by Frisk, seconded by Winkels, to accept the resignation of Travis VanOverbeke; eff. June 13, 2018 MC

Motion by Winkels, seconded by Frisk, to accept the retirement request of Char Binek; eff. May 30, 2018. MC 

Policy and Curriculum

Approval of Policies #424 License Status, #423 Employee - Student Relationships, #421 Gifts to Employees and School Board Members and #425.1 Evaluation and Supervision of Employees with no changes; and Policies #420 Communicable Diseases and Infectious Conditions; #417 Chemical Use and Abuse with minor MSBA revisions

Motion by Winkels, seconded by Frisk, to approve Policies #424 License Status, #423 Employee - Student Relationships, #421 Gifts to Employees and School Board Members and #425.1 Evaluation and Supervision of Employees with no changes; and Policies #420 Communicable Diseases and Infectious Conditions; #417 Chemical Use and Abuse with minor MSBA revisions with no changes or minor MSBA revisions.  MC 

Motion by Frisk, seconded by Winkels, to approve policies #415 Mandated Reporting of Maltreatment of Vulnerable Adults; # 416 Drug and Alcohol Testing; and #418 Drug-Free Workplace and School with MSBA recommended revisions. 

All policies are posted on the school website. 

Motion by Freeman, seconded by Frisk, to approve the World’s Best Workforce Report Summary. MC

Reports

School Board; FED and NJPA

Principals - written reports are available

Supt. Bratlie reported that a structural engineer will be in the district on Wednesday looking at the 1935 HS addition area. He also indicated that he and the Principals will be attending an Admin. Retreat the following week. 

SMEA - Certified Negotiations are progressing; language is complete and financial scenarios have been proposed. 

Motion by Winkels, seconded by Freeman, to adjourn the meeting at 7:45 p.m. MC

Complete minutes can be viewed at: www.isd2170.k12.mn.us

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SPECIAL

SCHOOL BOARD MEETING #19 

Monday, March 12, 2018, 7:00 p.m., High School Media Center

 

MINUTES

 

Call to Order

The meeting was called to order; the Oath of Office was taken by newly appointed Member Brad Anderson, who is filling an unexpired term.

Roll Call was taken with Longbella, Freeman, Winkels, Lund, Frisk and Anderson present (comprising a quorum). Also attending were Supt. Bratlie; Business Manager Boesen; Principals Johnson, Schmidt and Regan; approximately 70 employees and community members; Staples World Manager, Halvorson; and Recording Secretary, Madson. The Pledge of Allegiance was recited. 

Motion by Winkels, seconded by Lund, to approve additions to the agenda.  MC

Motion by Frisk, seconded by Anderson, to adopt the agenda. MC

PERSONNEL

Motion by Lund, seconded by Winkels, to approve the coaching contract for Greg Kossan, Head Baseball Coach. MC 

Motion by Frisk, seconded by Longbella, to accept the resignation of Josi Longbottom. MC 

Motion by Lund, seconded by Winkels, to appoint Anderson to the Finance Committee. MC He joins Freeman on that committee. 

FINANCE

Review budget adjustment recommendations

Administration presented six (6) options as we look forward. Each option looked at fund balances and a dollar amount for reductions. Following much discussion from the audience, the board was asked to make a recommendation.

Motion by Freeman, seconded by Lund, to recommend move forward with Option #6, Operating Levy, directing administration to make cuts UP TO $600,000.  MC

Adjourn regular meeting

Motion by Frisk, seconded by Lund, to adjourn the regular meeting and move into closed session for Certified Negotiations update. MC 

Reconvene in Closed Session for Certified Negotiations Update

Motion by Winkels, seconded by Anderson, to reconvene in Closed Session. MC 

Adjourn the Closed Session

Motion by Winkels, seconded by Anderson, to adjourn the Closed Session. MC 

Reconvene in Open Session

Adjournment

Motion by Winkels, seconded by Anderson, to adjourn the meeting. MC 

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