Staples-Motley School Board Minutes

ISD #2170

SCHOOL BOARD MEETING #4 

Monday, Sept. 18, 2017, 7:00 p.m. 

Staples-Motley High School Media Center

MINUTES

 

Call to Order

The meeting was called to order with Freeman, Longbella, Hoemberg, Winkels and Frisk attending (comprising a quorum). Also attending: Supt. Bratlie; Business Manager Boesen; Principals Johnson, Schmidt and Regan; SMEA Rep. Schneider; several staff and community members, Staples World Manager, Halvorson and Recording Secretary Madson. 

Motion by Longbella, seconded by Winkels to adopt the agenda with the addendums of items 14 and 19. MC

Chair Freeman recognized the public and thanked them for attending.

School/Community Forum 

a. FFA - The FFA officers introduced themselves and gave a brief update on events they participated in over the summer. 

b. Amanda Olson gave a brief update on the student trip to Greece and Italy this past summer and presented the option of exploring a trip to Germany and the Alps in June 2019.  

Consent Agenda:

Motion by Winkels, seconded by Longbella, to approve the Consent Agenda as presented. MC 

Finance Items 

Ms. Boesen presented the financials from July and August. 

Motion by Longbella, seconded by Frisk, to approve the Financial Report and Authorization to Pay Vouchers MC

Motion by Longbella, seconded by Frisk, to approve the Financial Operation Services Contract with SANBI LLC to perform financial services as needed through Dec. 31, 2017. MC

This will be on an on call basis to provide training and support for the Business Manager. She will provide an update monthly regarding the amount of hours, etc. 

Motion by Winkels, seconded by Freeman, to approve the CIS credit reimbursement request from Lorna Bendson. MC

Motion by Longbella, seconded by Frisk, to approve the 2017 Payable 2018 Levy Certification the maximum. MC 

This amount can be decreased prior to the final Levy Certification.

Personnel 

Motion by Winkels, seconded by Frisk to approve the 2017-18 contract for Julie Wakeman, HS Paraprofessional; Grade 7P.  MC

Motion by Longbella, seconded by Freeman, to approve the 2017-18 contract for Arthur Lordbock,  HS Math; MA +2. MC 

Motion by Winkels, seconded by Longbella, to approve the maternity request from Kasey Odden; with permission to post for a long term sub. MC

Motion by Longbella, seconded by Hoemberg, to Designate Bonnie Madson as the Identified Official with Authority for the MDE External User Access Recertification System. MC

Motion by Freeman, seconded by Winkels, to approve the Agreement with Advantage PCA Services, Inc. & Senior Care. MC 

Policy 

First Reading of Harassment and Violence Policy #413 

A First and Second Reading are being required/ there are no changes to the existing policy

First Reading of Mandatory Policy #903 Visitors to School District Buildings and Sites. No action 

Motion by Winkels, seconded by Frisk, to approve the revisions to Policy #600 Parent Volunteers and Visitors. MC

Motion by Longbella, seconded by Winkels, to approve the revisions to Policy #503 to match the student handbooks. MC 

Motion by Winkels, seconded by Longbella, to accept the annual review of Policies #214; #401; #402; #410 and #406. MC

Longbella noted that the Policy Committee will be meeting monthly to review policies. 

Reports

Written reports were provided by Principals

Superintendent Bratlie indicated that enrollment is down from last year and he will be following up with families that OEP out of the district this year. He and Ms. Boesen have completed a quarterly review of the Business Office staff and plan to do that four times this year. 

SMEA - the year is off to a great and positive start.  Staff participated in the Paint the Town event. 

Mr. VanOVerbeke, A.D updated the board on fall sports and coaches’ leadership opportunities. 

 

FJJ Facility presentation

 

Adjournment

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

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

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ISD #2170

SCHOOL BOARD WORK SESSION MEETING #5 

Monday, Oct. 9, 2017, 7:00 p.m. 

Staples-Motley High School Media Center

MINUTES

 

Call to Order

The meeting was called to order with Freeman, Longbella, Frisk and Lund present. Winkels arrived later. Also attending were Supt. Bratlie; Principals Schmidt, Regan and Johnson; L. Peterson; K. Roline; the FJJ team; a community member and Staples World Manager, Halvorson. 

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

FJJ Long Range Facility Session

Discussion and sharing time regarding facility options and costs. 

Adjournment

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

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Staples, MN 56479
Telephone: (218) 894-1112 - Fax: (218) 894-3570
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