January 6

INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 728
MINUTES OF THE ORGANIZATIONAL SCHOOL BOARD MEETING
Elk River, MN
January 6, 2014
The mtg was called to order by Chair Bunting at 6 p.m. at the Dist Office.
Members Present: Jane Bunting, Sue Farber, Jolene Jorgensen, Shane Steinbrecher, Holly Thompson, Tony Walter, Dan Hunt, Supt Mark Bezek; Others Present: Jana Hennen-Burr, Asst Supt of Educational Services; Greg Hein, Exec Dir of Business Services; Londa Chambers, Admin Asst Steinbrecher nominated Bunting for the office of School Board Chair, seconded by Farber.
Farber moved/Walter seconded to close nominations for the office of School Board Chair. Approved. By unanimous vote, Bunting declared School Board Chair.
Bunting nominated Thompson for the office of School Board Vice Chair, seconded by Farber.
Steinbrecher moved/Walter seconded to close nominations for the office of School Board Vice Chair. Approved. By unanimous vote, Thompson declared School Board Vice Chair.
Jorgensen moved/Walter seconded the motion to combine the Clerk/Treasurer position.
Approved.
Farber nominated Tony Walter for the office of School Board Clerk/Treasurer, seconded by
Hunt. Steinbrecher moved/Farber seconded to close nominations for the office of School Board Clerk/Treasurer. Approved. By unanimous vote, Walter declared School Board Clerk/Treasurer.
The following committee appts were made:
Ad hoc Committees: Supt Evaluation Tool – Bunting, Thompson, Streinbrecher
Statutory Committees: Comm Ed Advisory – Jorgensen, alt. Walter; Regional Help Me Grow – Thompson; NW Suburban Integration School Board – Bunting, alt. Hunt; SAC – Farber, alt. Steinbrecher
District/Other Committees: Parliamentarian – Farber, alt. Thompson; Calendar – Thompson, alt. Steinbrecher; LAT – Hunt, alt. Jorgensen; EC Coalition Farber, alt. Thompson; Multi-municipality Planning Group Farber, alt. Hunt; Early Ed Advisory – Jorgensen, alt. Walter Farber moved/Walter seconded the motion to approve the mtg format as follows: business mtgs on 2nd and 4th Mon of each month at ER City Hall, 7 p.m.; and wk sessions, if necessary, on 1st and 3rd Mon of each month at the Dist Office, 6 p.m. Approved.
Thompson moved/Farber seconded the motion to designate the ER Star News as the official newspaper for legal purposes. Approved. Jorgensen moved/Walter seconded the motion to designate official depositories for legal purposes as follows:
Bank of ER, checking & savings, investments; US Bank Mpls, investments & savings; Wells Fargo investments; MSDLAF – liquid asset fund (investment); PMA Financial Network, Inc. Investments; State Board of Investments investments (OPEB); Multi Bank Securities, Inc. Investments. Approved.
Hunt moved/Walter seconded the motion to adopt the Resolution Regarding the Authority to Purchase, Lease and Contract for Goods and Services as presented. Approved.
Hunt moved/Steinbrecher seconded the motion to authorize Bunting and Walter to be the signatories for all district checks for the period beginning 1/1 and until a new stamp is prepared with the new officer names. Approved.
Jorgensen moved/Walter seconded the motion to adopt the MN Records Retention Schedule for School Districts as a guide for preserving records with administrative, legal, fiscal and historical value; and to dispose of records that no longer have value. Approved.
Farber moved/Walter seconded the motion to designate the following staff as official staff with authority to make Electronic Fund Transfers on behalf of ISD 728 Elk River for 2014: Exec Dir of Business Services, Mgr of Finance and Dist Accountant. Approved.
Farber moved/Walter seconded the motion to adjourn 6:27 p.m. Approved.
Minutes prepared by Londa Chambers
TONY WALTER,
SCHOOL BOARD CLERK
Published in the
Star News
January 25, 2014
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