June 23 Regular Meeting

INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 728
MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE SCHOOL BOARD
ISD 728 Elk River, MN
6/23/2014
The mtg was called to order by Chair Bunting at 7 p.m. at the ER City Hall.
Members Present: Jane Bunting, Sue Farber, Jolene Jorgensen, Shane Steinbrecher, Holly Thompson, Tony Walter, Supt Mark Bezek; Members Absent: Dan Hunt; Others Present: Londa Chambers, Admin Asst
Farber moved/Walter seconded the motion to approve the agenda as presented. Approved.
Dave Hansen, President of the Boys Lacrosse Booster Club, asked the Board to support their request for the district to fund the hs lacrosse program. Kathy Austin, parent, expressed support for the district to fund the lacrosse program.
The School Board reviewed as a second reading the revised Policy 6010 Dist 728 Graduation
Requirements.
Jorgensen moved/Walter seconded the motion to approve the land annexation/detachment between the ER Area School Dist and the St. Michael-Albertville School Dist as presented in the petition filed by the land owner. Approved.
Walter moved/Thompson seconded the motion to set the following prices for school lunch and breakfast for the 2014-15 school yr: Breakfast: $1.05 Elementary, $1.15 Secondary; Lunch: $2.50 Elementary, $2.60 Secondary. Approved.
Walter moved/Jorgensen seconded the motion to award a contract for snow removal for the 2014-15 school yr to On Call Sweeping, Inc., 15395 Armstrong Blvd NW, Ramsey, MN 55303, in the amount of $71,999.69 for snow removal services to the areas listed: RHS, RMS, RES, HES, OES. In favor: Bunting, Farber, Jorgensen, Thompson, Walter; Abstained: Steinbrecher.
Passed.
Farber moved/Walter seconded the motion to award a contract for snow removal for the 2014-15 school year to Darryl Waletzko, LLC., 14536 247th Ave NW, Zimmerman, MN 55398, in the amount of $64,000.00 for snow removal services to the areas listed: TLE, ERHS, SMS, HFC.
In favor: Bunting, Farber, Jorgensen, Thompson, Walter; Abstained: Steinbrecher. Passed.
Farber moved/Walter seconded the motion to award a contract for snow removal for the 2014-15 school yr to Darryl Waletzko, LLC., 14536 247th Ave NW, Zimmerman, MN 55398, in the amount of $49,000.00 for snow removal services to the areas listed: ZES, ZM/HS, WWE.
In favor: Bunting, Farber, Jorgensen, Thompson, Walter; Abstained: Steinbrecher. Passed.
Walter moved/Thompson seconded the motion to approve the 2014-15 Fund 1 (General) Budget.
Jorgensen moved/Farber seconded the motion to amend the 2014-15 Fund 1 Budget to shift $600,000 from the undesignated fund balance to the General Fund for staffing for 2014-15. In favor: Jorgensen; Against: Bunting, Farber, Steinbrecher, Thompson, Walter. Failed.
On vote being taken for the original motion, the following voted in favor: Bunting, Farber, Steinbrecher, Thompson, Walter; Against: Jorgensen. Passed.
Walter moved/Steinbrecher seconded the motion to approve the 2014-15 Budget for Fund 4 (Community Service). Approved.
Farber moved/Walter seconded the motion to approve the bond and levy ballot proposal for the Nov election as follows: Question 1 – $6 million in Operating Capital. Question 2 – $98.03 million in bonding for additional facilities. Approved.
Steinbrecher moved/Walter seconded the motion to approve the minutes of the 6/9/14 Regular Mtg and the 6/16/14 Work Session as presented;
approve the resignations, leaves of absence, cert staff appts, athletic/activity appts, and classified staff appts as follows:
Employee Resignations Anderson, Kristi, RH, Asst Soccer Coach, Resignation; Barnes, Rodney, DO, Exec Dir Labor Relations & Personnel Services, Resignation; Beaver, Rae, VM, Parent Liaison, Resignation; Brown, Alicia, RH, Asst Soccer Coach, Resignation; Brummer, Theresa, ERHS, Asst Basketball Coach, Resignation, Correction; Bucks, Dawn, ERHS, DCD Teacher, Resignation; Caouette, Danny, ERHS, Night Custodian, Resignation; Cloud, Anthony, RH, Asst Soccer Coach, Resignation; Koch, Deborah, ZE, Secretary, Retirement; Schwab, Wendy, ERHS, Secretary, Transfer.
Employee Leave Requests Amling, Carson, ERHS, Night Custodian, Medical; Caouette, Danny, ERHS, Night Custodian, Medical Ext; Dziura, Thomas, SM, Counselor, Medical Ext.
Certified Staff Appts Brueske, Jennifer, VM, Math Teacher, .60 FTE, 190 days; Fisher, Gretchen, ZE, Principal, 1.0 FTE, 260 days; Gigstead, Tara, HFC, ECSE Teacher, 1.0 FTE, 190 days; Hammerseng, Marcus, SM/VM, Science Teacher, .65 FTE, 190 days; Hayes, Mark, RHS, Ind Tech Teacher, 1.0 FTE, 190 days; Hommerding, Julie, VM, ASD/DCD Teacher, 1.0 FTE, 190 days; House, BekkiRae, ZE, Intervention Teacher, .28 FTE, 190 days; Johnson, Ryan, RH, Asst Principal, 1.0 FTE, 260 days; Klein, Daniel, RE/LE, PE/DAPE Teacher, 1.0 FTE, 190 days; Kreger, Julie, SM, World Language Tchr, .90 FTE, 190 days; Krumholz, Kellie, SM/P, Art Teacher, .75 FTE, 190 days; Novitsky, Lynn, M, EBD Teacher, 1.0 FTE, 190 days; Olson, Kendra, VM/RM, World Language Tchr, .80 FTE, 190 days; Seaberg, Stephen, SM, Band Teacher, .50 FTE, 190 days; Sears, Alex, VM, Social Studies Teacher, 1.0 FTE, 190 days; Switajewski, Elizabeth, L, Elem Teacher, 1.0 FTE, 190 days.
Activities/Athletic Appts Johnson, Phil, ERHS, Asst Golf Coach, .50 FTE.
Classified Staff Appts Anderson, David, O, Night Lead Custodiank, 8 hr/day, 260 days; Anderson, Amber, SM, ESL Asst, .50 hr/day, Student days; Christian, Joel, DW, Behavior Analyst, 8 hr/day, 205 days; Eshleman, Tiffany, RH, SpEd Asst I, .25 hr/day, Student days; Molnar, Kathryn, RM, SpEd Asst I, .25 hr/day, Student days; Oertle, Robyn, RH, SpEd Asst I, .25 hr/day, Student days; Sachs, Trinette, RH, SpEd Asst I, 1.25 hr/day, Student days; Schwab, Wendy, DO, Sr Secretary, 8 hr/day, 260 days; Sizen, Teresa, HFC, Gen Asst, 1.20 hr/day, Student days.
approve the Student Teaching Agreement with St. Cloud State University;
rescind the portion of Motion #13-145 from the Reg Business Mtg of 4/28/14, in which the Board adopted the resolution to terminate the probationary contracts of Elizabeth Switajewski;
adopt the resolution relating to the reduction of hrs of Food Service Employees as presented;
adopt the resolution relating to the layoff (with recall rights) of Food Service Employees as presented;
approve a request to allow students from ERHS to travel to Orlando, FL on 3/30-4/4, 2015;
authorize Daniel Kappel, Head Custodian at HFC, to obtain a Dist PCard.
Approved.
Farber moved/Walter seconded the motion to adjourn the mtg at 9:02 p.m. Approved.
Minutes prepared by Londa Chambers
TONY WALTER
SCHOOL BOARD CLERK
Published in the
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August 23, 2014
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