Staples-Motley School Board Minutes

ISD #2170

SCHOOL BOARD MEETING #1 

Monday, July 24, 2017, 7:00 p.m. 

High school 

media center

 

MINUTES

 

Call to Order

The meeting was called to order with Freeman, Lund, Winkels, Frisk and Hoemberg present (comprising a quorum). Also attending were Supt. Bratlie; Business Manager, Boesen; Principal Johnson; SMEA rep. Schneider; several SM employees; Staples World Manager, Halvorson; and Recording Secretary Madson. The Pledge of Alligience was recited.

Motion by Winkels, seconded by Frisk, to adopt the agenda with the addition of #25 Approval of the Resolution Authorizing the sale of the property. Motion Carried (MC)

Consent Agenda:

Motion by Lund, seconded by Frisk, to approve the Consent Agenda. MC

Finance 

A brief Financial Report was given and the check register was circulated.

Motion by Winkels, seconded by Frisk to approve the Financial Report and Authorization to pay vouchers. MC

Motion by Lund, seconded by Freeman, to approve the 2017-2018 School Meal Prices /Fee Schedule. MC

Motion by Frisk, seconded by Winkels, to sell misc. items on the FED garage sale in August. MC

Motion by Freeman, seconded by Lund, to approve the LTFM plan. MC

The plan requires annual review and will be finalized in December.

Motion by Lund, seconded by Winkels, to Approve the Resolution authorizing the sale of FED building and appointing Board Chair Freeman as the designated representative of the School Board. MC 

Curriculum 

Motion by Frisk, seconded by Winkels, to approve the HS, MS and Elementary 2017-2018 Student-Parent Handbook revisions.    MC 

Motion by Winkels, seconded by Frisk, to approve the 2017-2018 Literacy Plan.   MC

Personnel

Motion by Lund, seconded by Freeman, to approve the Fall Extra Curricular and Coaching assignments.   MC 

Motion by Winkels, seconded by Frisk, to accept the resignation of Chris Halverson; MS Principal; eff. July 31, 2017. MC 

Motion by Lund, seconded by Winkels, to accept the resignation of Aubrey Fussy, fourth grade classroom teacher. MC 

Motion by Winkels, seconded by Frisk, to accept the resignation of Bob Larson; Para; eff. June 2, 2017.  Motion Carried. 

Motion by Frisk, seconded by Lund, to accept the retirement of Linda Beebe; IT Support Desk, eff. Aug. 1, 2017. MC

Motion by Winkels, seconded by Frisk, to approve the 2017-18 contract for Deb Ferdon; QCOMP/ District Curriculum and Assessment Coordinator. MC

Motion by Lund, seconded by Freeman, to approve the 2017-18 contract for Jolene Elfstrum; SME Technology / STEAM. MC

Motion by Frisk, seconded by Winkels, to approve the 2017-18 contract for Laurie Trout; Grade 4. MC

Policy

First Reading of mandatory Policy #534 Unpaid Meal Charges 

First Reading of mandatory Policy #721 Uniform Grant Guidance Policy Regarding Federal Revenue Sources. No action required - these items will be on the August agenda for adoption. 

Reports:

Technology Coordinator, Craig Waldvogel, informed the Board that the Skyward server will need replacing and that the virtual system is overloaded.  Several options for server replacement will be considered. 

Supt. Bratlie noted that the CLA auditors will be in the district Aug. 14-16; the Levy Certification will be reviewed; MS Principal interviews are being scheduled.  

Adjournment

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

Complete minutes are available at www.isd2170.k12.mn.us

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Special School Board Meeting - #1

Mon., August 7, 2017

HS Media Center

6:30 p.m.

 

Minutes

The meeting was called to order with Vice Chair Lund, Winkels, Longbella, Frisk and Hoemberg present (comprising a quorum).  Also attending were Supt. Bratlie; Attornys Hastings and Felix; Staples World Manager, Halvorson; C. Sorenson; D. Reed; SMEA rep. Schneider; L. Peterson; several employees; and Recording Secretary Madson. The Pledge of Alligiance was recited.

Motion by Longbella, seconded by Winkels, to adopt the agenda as presented.  MC

Open Session

School Board Review of grievance of Staples-Motley Support Staff Contract provision

Motion by Winkels, seconded by Hoemberg, to move to closed session.   MC 

Closed Session

Pursuant to the attorney client privilege, MN Statue §13D.05

Reconvene Open Session

Potential action related to School Board Review of grievance of Staples-Motley Support Staff Contract provision

Motion by Winkels, seconded by Longbella, to deny the grievance. Voting in favor: Longbella, Lund, Winkels, Frisk and Hoemberg.   Opposed: None Freeman was not present. Motion Carried. 

Adjournment

Motion by Frisk, seconded by Longbella to adjourn the meeting at 7:23 p.m. MC

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School Board Work Session 

Mon., August 7, 2017

HS Media Center

 7:00 p.m. or Immediately following the Special Board Meeting

 

Minutes

The work session was called to order with Vice Chair Lund, Winkels, Longbella, Frisk and Hoemberg present (comprising a quorum). Also attending were Supt. Bratlie,  members of the firm of FJJ; Principals Johnson and Schmidt; Staples World Manager, Halvorson; and Recording Secretary Madson. 

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

FJJ Presentation

Results of the Facility study were shared as well as a Long Term Facility Maintenance Health & Safety potential project summary.  

Other

Hoemberg asked that procedures be put in place for a hiring committee.   This will be brought forward for a work session topic.  

Adjournment

Motion by Longbella, seconded by Winkels,  to adjourn the meeting.MC MF

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