Staples-Motley School Board Minutes

ISD #2170

SCHOOL BOARD MEETING #14 

Monday, Jan. 23, 2017, 7:00 p.m. 

High School 

Media Center

 

MINUTES

Call to Order by Chair

Freeman, Longbella, Frisk, Winkels, and Hoemberg were present, comprising a quorum. Also attending were Supt. Klamm; Business Manager, Vacek; Principals Johnson, Schmidt, and Halverson; SMEA rep. Schneider; Activities Director, VanOverbeke; several staff, students and parents; Staples World Manager, Halvorson; and Recording Secretary, Madson. The Pledge of Allegiance was recited. 

Motion by Longbella, seconded by Frisk, to adopt the agenda as presented. Motion Carried. 

Chair Freeman recognized the public and thanked them for attending. 

School/Community Forum

Representatives of the Technology Committee presented to the Board with the plea that if the district wants to become the “District of Choice” technology upgrades are needed. 

Consent Agenda:

Motion by Winkels, seconded by Frisk, to approve the Consent Agenda as presented. Motion Carried.  

Finance Items: 

Ms. Vacek presented the Financial Report ending November 30, 2017. 

Motion by Longbella, seconded by Winkels, to approve the Nov. 2016 Financial Report and Authorization to Pay Vouchers. Motion Carried. 

Personnel

Motion by Freeman, seconded by Winkels, to accept the resignation of Lisa Givans, eff. Jan. 5, 2017. 

Hoemberg questioned why resignation letters are no longer included in the Board Packet. Chair Freeman stated that the decision had been made by herself and the Superintendent. Resignations are available in the District Office for Board members to view. 

Voting in favor: Longbella, Freeman, Winkels and Frisk; Opposed: Hoemberg. Motion Carried. 

Motion by Winkels, seconded by Longbella, to accept the retirement of Bob Toews; eff. June 1, 2017. Motion Carried. 

Thank you to Bob for his 17.5 years of employment with Staples-Motley.

Motion by Longbella, seconded by Frisk, to accept the resignation of Robert Meszaros; SME custodian; eff. 02/03/17 with permission to post for a custodian. Voting in favor: Longbella, Freeman, Winkels and Frisk; Opposed: Hoemberg. Motion Carried. 

Motion by Winkels, seconded by Frisk, to approve the SME Paraprofessional contracts of Annie Johnson, MacKenzie Holst, Crystal McGruder and Robert Meszaros. Motion Carried. 

Curriculum

Motion by Freeman, seconded by Longbella, to adopt the 2017-2018 school year calendar. Motion Carried. 

Supt. Klamm’ report: The make-up day for Jan. 20 will be April 3 which will become a regular academic day rather than an Activity Day. Staff will most likely make up the time next August with an anti -bullying training for all staff. 

Klamm will be attending a Superintendent Summit on Feb. 22-24 with all expenses paid. 

SMEA - Thanked the Board for adding the Meet & Confer dates to their meeting schedules. 

ADJOURN 

Regular Meeting

Motion by Winkels, seconded by Longbella, to adjourn the regular meeting. Motion Carried.  

Reconvene in 

Closed Session

Closed session for preliminary consideration of allegations or charges against an individual subject to its authority. 

Motion by Longbella, seconded by Frisk, to reconvene in Closed Session.  Motion Carried. 

Adjourn 

Closed Session

Motion by Winkels, seconded by Hoemberg, to adjourn the Closed Session.  Motion Carried. 

No decision was reached and the Board will meet in Closed Session on Jan. 30, following the Facility Presentation. 

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SPECIAL SCHOOL BOARD MEETING #15 

Monday, Jan. 30, 2017

Immediately following the Facility Presentation

District Office

 

MINUTES

A quorum was determined with Freeman, Longbella, Hoemberg, Lund, Winkels and Frisk present, as well as Superintendent Klamm.  

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

Motion by Lund, seconded by Hoemberg, to move to close session. Motion Carried

Closed Session

Preliminary consideration of allegations or charges against an individual subject to its authority.

Adjourn

Closed Session

Motion by Lund, seconded by Freeman, to adjourn the closed session and reconvene in open session. Motion Carried

Reconvene

Open Session

Adjournment

Motion by Longbella, seconded by Lund, to adjourn the meeting. Motion Carried.

• No public data will be released at this time

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SPECIAL SCHOOL BOARD MEETING #16 

Monday, Feb. 6, 2017

7:00 pm

HS Media Center

 

A quorum was determined with Freeman, Longbella, Frisk, Hoemberg, Lund and Winkels present. The Pledge of Allegiance was given. 

Motion by Longbella, seconded by Frisk, to adopt the agenda as presented. Motion Carried. 

Facility Study

Motion by Longbella, seconded by Winkels, to award the Facility Request for Qualification to FJJ (Foster, Jacobs & Johnson, Inc) at $22,900. Voting in favor: Freeman, Longbella, Lund, Winkels and Frisk; Opposed: Hoemberg. Motion Carried (The Widseth, Smith, Nolting proposal was $59,000 and was not available to Board Members for review prior to the Work Session)

Other

Motion by Winkels, seconded by Freeman, to change the February meeting date to February 27. Motion Carried 

Adjournment

Motion by Winkels, seconded by Frisk to adjourn the meeting. Motion Carried

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

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