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November 12, 2013 at 6:00 PM - Regular School Board Meeting

Agenda
1. CALL TO ORDER
2. ROLL CALL
2.a. Scott Kellerman    __________                         Amy Richter           _________
Ray Marsnik         __________                           Rochelle Sjoberg    _________
Paul Pengal          __________                          Kathy Udovich        _________
3. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
4. APPROVAL OF AGENDA
4.a. Moved by ______________, seconded by ____________, to approve the agenda as presented/amended. Motion carried/failed.
5. OPEN FORUM*
6. APPROVAL OF PAST MEETING MINUTES
6.a. Moved by ___________, seconded by _____________, to approve the minutes of the regular meeting of October 14, 2013. Motion carried/failed.
7. CORRESPONDENCE/INFORMATIONAL ITEMS
7.a. Student council representative (if present)
7.b. Home School Student Count 2013-2014
7.c. Ely Memorial High School Activities - Fall 2013 Summary-Tim Omerza, Athletic Director
7.d. Ely Community Resource, Inc. - Quarterly Progress Report-3rd Quarter, July 1-September 30, 2013
7.e. Ely Education Association October 2013 Seniority List
7.f. AFSCME Local No. 295 October 2013 Seniority List
8. K-5 PRINCIPAL'S REPORT-Anne Oelke
8.a. Vocabulary Parade
8.b. Math Curriculum Team
8.c. PBIS Training
8.d. Paw Pride 1st Quarter Celebration
8.e. National Bullying Awareness Week
8.f. Upcoming dates
9. 6-12 PRINCIPAL'S REPORT-Dan Bettin
9.a. Fall Band/Choir Concert
9.b. End of 1st Quarter
9.c. PBIS Set Evaluation
9.d. Timberwolves Football
9.e. Applied Learning Institute
9.f. Meetings/trainings attended
9.g. Upcoming events
10. OLD BUSINESS
10.a. Out of Town Trip Policy (recommendation from Tim Omerza, Athletic Director)
10.b. Visitors Policy as recommended by the Visitor Policy Review Committee: MSBA Policy 801 Equal Access to School Facilities with changes (for review and discussion)
11. NEW BUSINESS
11.a. Joint power agreement for economic development 
Description:  The City of Ely would like to inquire if  ISD #696 is interested in developing a joint power agreement for economic development.
11.b. Q Comp Report
11.c. Moved by ______________, seconded by __________________, to adopt the Resolution Authorizing Independent School District No. 696 to Make Application to and Accept Funds From the IRRRB Public Works Grant Program. For: ______; against: ___________. Motion carried/failed.
12. CONSENT AGENDA
12.a. Program
12.a.1. Approve October 2013 disbursements and wire transfers in the amount of $197,505.63 and receipts in the amount of $793,730.29.
12.a.2. Approve October 2013 financial Reports
12.a.3. Approve gifts and donations
12.a.4. Approve professional growth subsidy for 2013 in the amount of $6,727.50 as per the current master agreement with the Ely Education Association.
12.a.5. Approve Assurance of Compliance with State and Federal Law Prohibiting Discrimination
12.b. Personnel
12.b.1. Hire _______ for the paraprofessional position; $13.60/hr.; 6.5 hrs. per day/5 days per week, student contact days;AA Degree or two years of college required beginning November 12.
12.b.2. Approve lane change request from Janelle Hart from the BA lane (Step 10 $46,590) to the BA +24 lane (Step 10 $48,131) as per the current master agreement with the Ely Education Association. 
12.b.3. Approve lane change request from Megan Anderson from BA +24 lane (Step 8 $45,052.00) to the MA lane (Step 8 $ 46,590) as per the current master agreement with the Ely Education Association. 
12.b.4. Hire/renew the following as coaches for the spring  activities as recommended by Dan Bettin, 6-12 Principal and Tim Omerza, Athletic Director: Baseball-head coach, Frank Ivancich; assistant coach, Cory Lassi; assistant coach, Tom Coombe; softball-head coach, Tom McDonald; assistant coach, Jim Wittrup; track-girls' head coach, Jayne Dusich; boys' head coach, Will Helms; assistant track coach, Bob Maidl; golf-head coach, Rob Simonich; assistant coach, Afton Pender as per the current master agreement with the Ely Education Association and School Board policy.
12.b.5. Approve the following as volunteers for the 13-14 school year: Assistant baseball coach, Emmett Penke; assistant softball coach, Jim Wittrup as per School Board policy.
12.c. Policy
12.c.1. Update district policy book - following policies for School Board action:
12.c.1.a. MSBA Model Policy 102 Equal Educational Opportunity
12.c.1.b. Policy Code 030 District Wide to MSBA  413 Harassment and Violence
12.c.1.c. Policy Code 004 to MSBA 417 Chemical Use and Abuse
12.c.1.d. Policy Code 006 District Wide to MSBA 418 Drug-Free Workplace/Drug-Free School
12.c.1.e. Policy Code 005 District Wide to MSBA 419 Tobacco-Free Environment
12.c.1.f. Policy Code 003 to MSBA 501 School Weapons Policy
12.c.1.g. Policy Code 010 District Wide Facilities to MSBA 903 Visitors to School District Buildings and Sites
12.c.1.h. MSBA Model Policy 801 Equal Access to School Facilities 
13. SUPERINTENDENT'S REPORT-Alexis Leitgeb
13.a. Minnesota School Board Association Leadership Conference January 16-17, 2014. Who is planning to attend?
13.b. Teacher evaluations
13.c. AFSCME Grievance - Bus Drivers
13.d. Ely Education Association (EEA) grievance
13.e. AESOP sub calling/absence reporting system
13.f. Negotiation update
13.g. Mural open house December 16 from 6-7 p.m.
13.h. Arbitration update
14. BOARD MEMBERS COMMENTS AND CONCERNS
15. ADJOURN
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