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June 12, 2017 at 6:00 PM - Regular School Board Meeting

Agenda
1. CALL TO ORDER 
2. ROLL CALL
2.a. Scott Kellerman    __________                      Tom Omerza       _________
Heidi Mann          __________                      James Pointer   _________
Ray Marsnik          __________                       Rochelle Sjoberg       _________
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 strategic planning session held on May, 8, 2017. Motion carried/failed.
6.b. Moved by ____________, seconded by __________, to approve the minutes of the May 8, 2017, regular school board meeting. Motion carried/failed.
6.c. Moved by _____________, seconded by __________, to approve the minutes of the May 22, 2017, school board study session as presented. Motion carried/failed.
6.d. Moved by ___________, seconded by ____________, to approve the minutes of the May 22, 2017, special meeting of the School Board. Motion carried/failed.
7. CORRESPONDENCE/INFORMATIONAL ITEMS
7.a. Student Council Representative (if present)
7.b. Ely Touchdown Club to present an update
8. K-5 PRINCIPAL'S REPORT-Anne Oelke
9. 6-12 PRINCIPAL'S REPORT-Megan Anderson
10. OLD BUSINESS
10.a. Moved by ________, seconded by ___________, to approve the addition of coaching salaries for Nordic skiing and track for the 2017-2018 school year in the approximate amount of $25,047. Motion carried/failed.
11. NEW BUSINESS
11.a. Moved by _________, seconded by _________, to approve expenditures from 2016-2017 budget: skid steer $43,727.50; increase playground donation to $75,000 this year. Motion carried/failed.
11.b. Moved by ______________, seconded by _________, to move to the PEIP (Public Employees Insurance Program) for all employees effective September 1, 2017, as recommended by Superintendent Abrahamson. Motion carried/failed.
12. CONSENT AGENDA
12.a. Program
12.a.1. Approve May 2017 disbursements and wire transfers in the amount of $261,931.41 and receipts in the amount of $1,049,040.66.
12.a.2. Approve May 2017 financial Reports
12.a.3. Approve gifts and donations
12.a.4. Approve preliminary proposed 2017-2018 school year budget
12.a.5. Adopt mission statement
12.a.6. Approve quotes for bobtail and tanker propane supply for the 2017-2018 submitted by Superior Fuel Co.
12.a.7. Approve lease agreement with Happy Days Preschool for the 2017-2018 school year
12.a.8. Approve quote from Dean Foods, Woodbury, MN, for the district's milk products for the 2017-2018 school year. This was the only quote received.
12.a.9. Adopt 2017-2018 Resolution for Membership in the Minnesota State High School League
12.a.10. Designate Kevin Abrahamson, Superintendent, as the Identified Official With Authority (IOWA) for the External User Access Recertification System for the district for the 2017-2018 school year.
12.a.11. Approve Letter of Engagement to Retain Ehlers as Dissemination Agent for Issuer Continuing Disclosure Required Under Securities and Exchange Commission
12.a.12. Approve quote from Pan-O-Gold Baking Co., St. Cloud, MN, for the district's bread products for the 2017-2018 school year as it was the lowest quote received.
12.a.13. Approve Managed Services Contract with Voltz for the 2017-2018 school year.
12.a.14. Approve quote from Evergreen Construction, Inc. for the district's snowplowing/removal needs for the 2017-2018 school year. This was the only quote submitted.
12.a.15. Approve changes to the Washington Elementary Student Handbook
12.b. Personnel
12.b.1. Hire Kristen Mattila for the Extended School Year program paraprofessional position for June, July, August 2017 under the terms and conditions of the master agreement between AFSCME Local No. 295 and ISD No. 696 and school board policy.
12.b.2. Hire Monica Freeman for the Extended School Year program paraprofessional position for June, July, August 2017 under the terms and conditions of the master agreement between AFSCME Local No. 295 and ISD No. 696 and school board policy.
12.b.3. Hire Ladonna (Kim) Anderson for the Extended School Year program paraprofessional position for June, July, August 2017 under the terms and conditions of the master agreement between AFSCME Local No. 295 and ISD No. 696 and school board policy.
12.b.4. Hire Autumn Arntz for the 1.0 FTE Special Education position  (BA, Step 1, $35,614) for the 2017-2018 school year under terms and conditions of the master agreement between ISD No. 696 and the Ely Education Association and school board policy.
12.b.5. Hire Autumn Arntz for the Extended School Year program instructor position (School Age Program) for June, July and August 2017 under the terms and conditions of the master agreement between the Ely Education Association and ISD No. 696, and school board policy.
12.b.6. Hire Kristina Marshall for the Early Childhood Family Education and School Readiness Coordinator and teacher for the 2017-2018 school year pending approval of her Non-Licensed Community Expert application and under terms and conditions of the current master agreement between the Ely Education Association and ISD No. 696 and school board policy.
12.b.7. Hire Sarah Hansen for the Early Childhood Family Education Parent Educator position (part-time; approximately 206 hours for the 2017-2018 school year) pending approval of her Non-Licensed Community Expert application and under terms and conditions of the master agreement between the Ely Education Association and school board policy. 
12.c. Policy
12.c.1. Review (3rd review and adoption) revised policy 533 Wellness-Draft 2 (changes indicated in blue)
Attachments:
12.c.2. Review (1st review) revised Policy 450 ISD No. 696 At Will Policy
12.c.3. Review (1st review)  revised Policy 405 Veteran's Preference
12.c.4. Review (1st review) revised Policy 414 Mandated Reporting of Child Neglect or Physical or Sexual Abuse
12.c.5. Review (1st review) revised policy 601 School District Curriculum and Instruction Goals
12.c.6. Review (1st review) revised Policy 603 Curriculum Development
12.c.7. Review (1st review) revised Policy 612.1 Development of Parental Involvement Policies for Title I Programs
12.c.8. Review (1st review) revised Policy 616 School District System Accountability
12.c.9. Review (1st review) revised policy 513 Student Promotion, Retention, and Program Design
12.c.10. Review (1st review) policy 534 Unpaid Meal Charges (This policy replaces current policy 535 Food Service Accounts)
13. SUPERINTENDENT'S REPORT-Kevin Abrahamson
14. BOARD MEMBERS COMMENTS AND CONCERNS
15. SUPERINTENDENT'S EVALUATION
16. ADJOURN
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