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December 11, 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
5. OPEN FORUM*
5.a. Truth In Taxation
5.a.1. Discussion of 2017-2018 Budget
5.a.2. Discussion of 2017 Payable 2018 Levy
5.b. Opportunity for questions from taxpayers
6. APPROVAL OF PAST MEETING MINUTES
6.a. Moved by _________, seconded by __________, to approve the minutes of the November 13, 2017, Regular School Board Meeting. Motion carried/failed.
6.b. Moved by ____________, seconded by _____________, to approve the minutes of the November 27, 2017, School Board Study Session. Motion carried/failed.
7. CORRESPONDENCE/INFORMATIONAL ITEMS
7.a. Student Council Representative (if present)
7.b. Ely Memorial High School Activities - Fall 2017 Summary-Tom Coombe, Athletic Director
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 ___________, if the Ely Regional Community Complex (ERCC) delivers a financially viable plan to construct, support and sustain its project consisting of a pool, gymnasium, fitness center, and other spaces outlined in its proposal, without encumbering School District bonding or other funds, except as a fee for service/usage basis, is the School Board of Independent School District No. 696 willing to allow its construction on existing school district property? Motion carried/failed.
10.b. Moved by __________, seconded by _________, to change the date and time of the December study session from Monday, December 25, 2017, from 6:00-7:00 p.m. to Monday, December 18, 2017, from 6:00-7:00 p.m. Motion carried/failed.
11. NEW BUSINESS
11.a. Moved by _____________, seconded by ___________, to certify the 2017 Payable 2018 Levy in the amount of $1,662,367. Motion carried/failed.
11.b. Moved by _________, seconded by ____________, to approve the World's Best Work Force Report as presented. Motion carried/failed.
11.c. Moved by _______________, seconded by _________________, that as a current dues paying member of RAMS, the school board of Independent School Board No. 696  hereby officially nominates Ray Marsnik to the RAMS Board of Directors for a term commencing in January, 2018 and running through the election cycle in 2019. Motion carried/failed.
11.d. FY 2017 Audit presentation by Jennifer Smith, Manager, WIPFLI
12. CONSENT AGENDA
12.a. Program
12.a.1. Approve November 2017 disbursements and wire transfers in the amount of $337,404.74 and receipts in the amount of $409,408.97.
12.a.2. Approve November 2017 financial reports
12.a.3. Approve gifts and donations
12.a.4. Approve FY 2017 audit as presented.
12.a.5. Approve meal reimbursement rates for district staff travel for 2018: breakfast-$10.00, lunch-$15.00, dinner-$25.00 (same rates as 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017)
12.a.6. Adopt maximum U.S. General Services Administration Domestic per Diem Rates for 2018 for superintendent and school board travel and to include the max lodging amount plus the tax.
12.a.7. Adopt resolution Assurance of Compliance with State and Federal Law Prohibiting Discrimination 
12.b. Personnel
12.b.1. Hire Risto Kultala for the 1.0 FTE long term substitute physical education/health teacher position (BA, Step 1, $39,961.00) starting November 27, 2017, and ending May 30, 2018, under terms and conditions of the current master agreement between ISD No. 696 and the Ely Education Association and school board policy.
12.b.2. Hire Amrita Peterson for the part-time (6.5 hrs. per day; student contact days) paraprofessional position per the current master agreement between ISD No. 696 and AFSCME Local No. 295 and school board policy effective October 30, 2017.
12.b.3. Approve Memorandum of Understanding Re: Health and Hospitalization Insurance Contribution - Ely Principal's Association
12.b.4. Approve Memorandum of Understanding Re:Health and Hospitalization Insurance Contribution-Ely Education Association.
12.b.5. Hire _________ for the Head Football Coach position as recommended by Megan Anderson, Memorial Principal, and Tom Coombe, Athletic Director, per the master agreement between ISD No. 696 and the Ely Education Association and school board policy.
12.b.6. Approve the following as volunteer assistant coaches for the 2017-2018 season as recommended by the head coaches, Tom Coombe, Athletic Director, and Megan Anderson, Memorial Principal, and per school board policy: Mindy LaTourell, girls' basketball, and Kael Richards, hockey.
12.c. Policy
12.c.1. Review (2nd review) of Policy 730 Booster Club/ISD No. 696 Guidelines. Also change policy number from 730 to 735.
Attachments:
12.c.2. Review (3rd review and adoption) revised Policy 425 Staff Development
Attachments:
13. SUPERINTENDENT'S REPORT
14. BOARD MEMBERS COMMENTS AND CONCERNS
14.a. RAMS Annual Meeting and Dinner
15. ADJOURNMENT
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