1/27 Regular

ISD 728 MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE SCHOOL BOARD
ELK RIVER, MN 1/27/2014
The mtg was called to order by Chair Bunting, 7 p.m., ER City Hall.
Members Present: Jane Bunting, Sue Farber, Dan Hunt, Jolene Jorgensen, Shane Steinbrecher, Holly Thompson, Tony Walter, Supt Mark Bezek; Others Present: Londa Chambers, Admin Asst
Steinbrecher moved/Walter seconded the motion to approve the agenda as presented. Approved.
Steinbrecher moved/Walter seconded the motion to approve the High School Delimiters. Approved.
Farber moved/Hunt seconded the motion to approve the MS Delimiters. Jorgensen moved/Walter seconded the motion to amend the motion to keep 8th gr health in the curriculum. In favor: Jorgensen, Walter; against: Bunting, Farber, Hunt, Steinbrecher, Thompson. Amended motion failed. Original motion: in favor: Bunting, Farber, Hunt, Steinbrecher, Thompson; against: Jorgensen, Walter. Motion passed.
Farber moved/Hunt seconded the motion to approve the Elem School Delimiters. Jorgensen moved/Walter seconded the motion to amend the motion to eliminate Items 1 & 2 and to keep the 5-day specialist elem curriculum as is. In favor: Jorgensen, Walter; against: Bunting, Farber, Hunt, Steinbrecher, Thompson. Amended motion failed. Original motion: in favor: Bunting, Farber, Hunt, Steinbrecher, Thompson; against: Jorgensen, Walter. Motion passed.
Farber moved/Walter seconded the motion to approve the SpEd Delimiters. Approved.
Hunt moved/Walter seconded the motion to approve the HR Delimiters. Approved.
Farber moved/Walter seconded the motion to approve the Comm Ed Delimiters. Farber moved/Thompson seconded the motion to amend the motion to eliminate Item 1, continue to include Items 2 & 3, and to only use the Fund 4 Budget, nothing from the Fund 1 Budget, to expand the DLX prog. Voting on amended motion: in favor: Bunting, Farber, Hunt, Steinbrecher, Thompson, Walter; against: Jorgensen. Motion passed.
Walter moved/Thompson seconded the motion to approve the Business Services Delimiters. Approved.
Hunt moved/Walter seconded the motion to approve the T & L Delimiters. Approved.
The School Board reviewed as a 2nd reading a revised Policy 2016 Role of the School Board Chair.
Charlie Blesener, Dir of Community Engagement, and Jamie Plantenberg-Selbitschka, Chair of the LAT, gave a presentation of the 2014 ISD 728 Dist Legislative Platform.
Farber moved/Walter seconded the motion to award a contract for the Handke Ctr N. Wing Improvement project to Black & Dew, LLC., 2586 7th Ave S, Ste 301, N. St. Paul, MN 55109, with a base bid of $4,074,000; and Alternate #1 bid for domestic water piping replacement in the amount of $39,500. Approved.
Steinbrecher moved/Farber seconded the motion to award contracts for the Handke Ctr N. Wing Improvements Asbestos Removal to Dennis Environmental, 551 Topping St, St. Paul, MN 55103, with a base bid A of $95,000; and to Lindstrom Environmental, 9621 10th Ave N, Plymouth, MN 55441, with a base bid B of $36,000. Approved.
Farber moved/Walter seconded the motion to authorize the administration to advertise for bids for the ERHS gym improvements, as defined by the Dists previously approved Alternative Facilities Plan. Approved.
Steinbrecher moved/Walter seconded the motion to authorize the administration to advertise for bids for parking lot replacements at ERHS & RES, as defined by the Dists previously approved Alternative Facilities Plan. Approved.
Farber moved/Walter seconded the motion to approve the minutes of the 1/13/14 Reg Mtg; 1/22/14 Special Mtg; 1/22/14 Wk Session as presented; approve the resignations, leaves of absence, cert staff appts, athletic/activity appts, and classified staff appts as follows:
Employee Resignations Clifford, Pamela, RE, Gr 2 Teacher, Retirement; Cross, Michael, ZM/HS, Football Asst, Resignation; Crum, Mary, CE, Enrichment Generalist, Resignation Date Correction; Faul, Kristin, ZM/HS, Student Council Advisor, Resignation; Riley, Christopher, ZM/HS, Baseball Asst, Resignation; Shermock, Tracy, RHS, Asst Track/Field Coach, Resignation; Sirovy, Allison, SM, English Teacher, Resignation; Weber, Kristin, ZM/HS, SpEd Asst I, Resignation.
Employee Leave Requests Amling, Carson, ERHS, Custodian, Medical Ext; Aubart, Amanda, ZE, Teacher, Maternity/Child Care; Nyquist, Cindy, ECFE, Teacher, Medical Ext; Robertson, Christi, ERHS, Cook, Medical; Wood, Lorie, L, Clerical, Medical.
Certified Employee Staff Appts
SM Severson, Cassandra, English Teacher, .7 FTE, 95 Days; Sewald, Hannah, Art Teacher, .2 FTE, 90 Days.
Activities/Athletic Appts Lee, Lauren, ZM/HS, Student Council Advisor-MS, 1.0 FTE; Grams, Tiffany, HFC, G&T Advisor, 1.0 FTE; Bechtel, Odrey, ERHS, Boys Swim/Dive Asst Coach, .31 FTE; Kapsner, John, RHS, Knowledge Bowl Advisor, .50 FTE.
Classified Staff Appts Bandy, Kathleen, RE, SpEd Asst I, 3.25 hr/day, 1 day/wk, 3.25 hr/day, 2 days/wk, & 3.25 hr/day, 1 day/wk; Dingman, Stephany, CE, Child Care Worker, 5.5 hr/day, 260 Days; Graves, Tia, HFC, SpEd Asst I, 3.25 hr/day, 1 day/wk; Hilyar, Jaime, ZM/HS, Impact Coord; Johnson, Tara, VM, SpEd Asst I, 6.75 hr/day, Student Days; Lambertz, Larissa, TL, SpEd Asst I, 6.5 hr/day, Student Days; Loberg, Michelle, P, Instruct Asst, 1 hr/day, Student Days; Main, Catherine, HFC, SpEd Asst I, 3.25 hr/day, 1 day/wk; Patterson, Janelle, TL, SpEd Asst I, 3.25 hr/day, Student Days; Suedbeck, Michelle, RE, Head Cook, 7 hr/day, Student Days; Valenzuela, Rebecca, TL, SpEd Asst I, 6.5 hr/day, Student Days; Van Wyhe, Kimberly, ZE, SpEd Asst I, 3.25 hr/day, 2 days/wk.
approve the Oct & Nov financial reports;
approve a request to allow students from ZHS to travel to Spain on 6/9-19, 2014;
approve a request to allow students from RHS to travel to New Orleans & Memphis on 4/2-7, 2015;
adopt the resolution relating to the reduction of hrs for Amy M. Anderson, Educational Interpreter Asst: WHEREAS, based on students needs, there is a need to transfer Amy M. Anderson to PES and due to this transfer, a portion of her hrs, which were assigned for the 2013-14 school yr, must be eliminated from her assignment, BE IT RESOLVED, by the School Board of ISD 728 that Amy M. Anderson have her employment reduced by .25 hr/day, effective at the end of her work shift on 1/24/14. Ms Andersons assignment will be Educational Interpreter Asst, PES, 6.5 hr/day, effective 1/28/14.
approve teacher lane changes effective 1/1/14, contingent upon receipt of official transcripts by the HR Dept.
Approved.
Farber moved/Walter seconded the motion to adjourn the mtg at 9:25 p.m. Approved.
Minutes prepared by
Londa Chambers
TONY WALTER, SCHOOL BOARD CLERK
Published in the
Star News
March 15, 2014
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