June 9 Regular Meeting

INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 728
MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE SCHOOL BOARD
ISD 728 Elk River, MN
6/9/2014
The mtg was called to order by Chair Bunting at 7 p.m. at the ER City Hall.
Members Present: Jane Bunting, Sue Farber, Dan Hunt, Shane Steinbrecher, Holly Thompson, Supt Mark Bezek; Absent: Jolene Jorgensen, Tony Walter; Others Present: Londa Chambers, Admin Asst
Steinbrecher moved/Hunt seconded the motion to approve the agenda as presented. Approved.
Farber moved/Steinbrecher seconded the motion to approve the Elem, Middle & High School Student Handbooks for 2014-15. Approved. The Board reviewed the proposed revisions to Policy 6010 Dist 728 Graduation Requirements.
Thompson moved/Hunt seconded the motion to approve the 2013-2015 Master Agreement between the EREA and ISD 728 ER Area School Dist effective 7/1/13 through 6/30/15.
Approved.
Thompson moved/Farber seconded the motion to approve the Teacher Evaluation & Peer Review Plan Joint Agreement between the EREA and ISD 728 ER School Dist. Approved. Farber moved/Hunt seconded the motion to approve the ISD 728 Teacher Evaluation & Peer
Review Plan jointly agreed to between the EREA and ISD 728 ER School Dist effective 7/1/14.
Approved.
Thompson moved/Hunt seconded the motion to approve the 12 Strategic Objective Results for 2014-15. Approved.
Hunt moved/Thompson seconded the motion to approve the 2-yr alternative facilities plan.
Approved.
Hunt moved/Thompson seconded the motion to authorize the administration to advertise for bids for parking lot additions at Twin Lakes Elementary School. Approved.
Thompson moved/Hunt seconded the motion to approve the Food Service Budget for 2014-15.
Approved.
Steinbrecher moved/Hunt seconded the motion to approve the 2014-15 Budgets for Funds 6, 7, 8, 9, 20, 21, 22, 45 & 47. Approved.
Steinbrecher moved/Thompson seconded the motion to approve the minutes of the 5/19/14 Special Mtg; 5/19/14 Wk Session; 6/3/14 Closed Meeting as presented; approve the resignations, leaves of absence, cert staff appts, athletic/activity appts, and classified staff appts as follows:
Employee Resignations Brummer, Theresa, ERHS, Asst Volleyball Coach, Resignation; Hansen, Karen, CE, ABE Instructor, Resignation; Hanson, Renee, L, Supervision Asst, Resignation; Klein, Cassandra, ZM/HS, Counselor/College Career, Resignation; LaPointe, Kathleen, VM, Social Studies Teacher, Retirement; Lindquist, Aaron, ERHS, Head Soccer Coach, Resignation; Reinert, Rondi, ERHS, Kitchen Helper, Resignation; Reynolds, Samuel, RHS, Ind Tech Teacher, Resignation; Rochel, Elizabeth, RM, Kitchen Helper, Resignation; Rone, James, O, Elem Teacher, Resignation; Ware, Sarah, VM/SM, Family Consumer Science Teacher, Resignation.
Employee Leave Requests Fursman, Laureen, HFC, Teacher, Medical; Hagen, Rebecca, ISCS/SM, Teacher, Maternity; Higgins, Erin, SM, Teacher, Maternity/Child Care; Kurtzman, Nancy, VM/M, Teacher, Medical-Family; Lakeberg, Melissa, RE, Teacher, Child Care Ext; McHugh, Kathleen, CE, Child Care Wkr, Medical Ext; Sacquitne, Susan, RE, Teacher, Long Term .5 FTE; Schmitz, Paul, L, Custodian, Medical Ext; Sutton, Holly, RH, Teacher, Long Term.
Certified Staff Appts DesRoches, Jennifer, RE, Elem Teacher, 1.0 FTE, 6 Days; Faul, Kristin, VM, Ind Tech Teacher, 1.0 FTE, 190 Days; Grandell, Caitlin, SM, Science Teacher, 1.0 FTE, 190 Days; Leland, Rebecca, RH, SLD/ASD Teacher, 1.0 FTE, 190 Days; Levendoski, Brooke, W, Elem Teacher, 1.0 FTE, 190 Days; Ludvigson, Betsy, VM, Social Studies Teacher, .80 FTE, 190 Days; Peschman, David, ERHS, Math Teacher, 1.0 FTE, 190 Days; Shermak, Erin, ERHS, Counselor, 1.0 FTE, 215 Days; Smith, Kelsey, RE, Elem Teacher, 1.0 FTE, 190 Days; Stoffer, Ashley, P, Social Wkr, 1.0 FTE, 190 Days; Wojcik, Tracy, RE/RM, Music Teacher, .80 FTE, 190 Days.
Activities/Athletic Appts Graack, Rachel, ERHS, Winterguard Asst Dir, .42 FTE; Walstrom, Rita, ERHS, Asst Girls Lacrosse Coach, .39 FTE.
Classefied Staff Appts Kappel, Daniel, HFC, Custodian, 8 hr/day, 261 Days; Schiminski, Megan, CE, Site Leader, 7.50 hr/day; Valenzuela, Maria, M, ESL Asst, 2.50 hr/day, Student days; Woodworth, Terry, RM, Head Custodian, 8 hr/day, 260 Days.
approve the rate for out-of-state and out-of-country tuition at $9,612 for fiscal yr 2014-15;
approve the May donations;
approve a request to allow students from ERHS to travel to Paris, France on 3/26-4/5, 2015, as presented;
approve a request to allow students from ERHS and RHS to travel to New York, NY on 12/10-14, 2014, as presented;
approve the financial report for April;
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 Caitlin Grandell, BekkiRae House, Daniel Klein, and Kristen Philben;
adopt the resolution relating to the termination of employment of Valarie C. Gutierrez as presented;
approve the Check Register for May.
Approved.
Steinbrecher moved/Thompson seconded to adjourn the mtg at 9 p.m. Approved.
Minutes prepared by Londa Chambers
TONY WALTER
SCHOOL BOARD CLERK
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August 23, 2014
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