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September 20, 2021 at 7:00 PM - Regular School Board Meeting

1. Call to Order
Discussion:  Chair Bredman called the meeting to order at 7:01 P.M.
2. Roll Call
Discussion:  Members present: Dion Bredman, Dave Herbranson, Leslie Shirek, Greg Berg, Ryan Lindbom, Marla Field and Superintendent Dr. Ellerbusch.
Guests present: Bryan Strand, Todd Henrickson, Erin Ellingson, Crystal Henderson, Tammy Maesse, Michael Stein, Jodi Samuelson and Brooke Fradet.
3. Pledge of Allegiance
4. Approval of Agenda
7. Appreciation, Recognition and Presentations
7.A. New York City Student Trip
Presenter:  Mrs. Gylland
Discussion:  Mrs. Gylland and Mr. Knudson presented to the Board the results of a survey they sent out to parents in regards to the New York student trip.  They discussed options and what they wanted the Board to do as the next step.  The Board would like them to send out another survey to narrow down information.
8. Recognition of Citizens for Input Purposes
9. Reports/News
9.A. High School Principal's Report
9.B. Elementary Principal/Activities Director's Report
9.C. Superintendent's Report
9.D. Board Committee Reports
10. Removal of Consent Items for Discussion
11. Approval of Consent Items
11.A. Personnel
Description:  All hirings are based upon the findings of each individual's background check, licensure status, and discipline report from the Minnesota Department of Education.
11.A.1) Tammy Maesse as Elementary Administrative Assistant
11.A.2) Lori Henrickson as Elementary Office Aide
11.A.3) Julia Bekkerus as Special Education Paraprofessional
11.A.4) Haley Pander as Special Education Paraprofessional
11.A.5) Leah Wirth as Special Education Paraprofessional
11.A.6) Jennifer Johnson as a Special Education Paraprofessional
11.A.7) Jessi Haus as Title Paraprofessional
11.A.8) Betsy Ronsberg as Title Paraprofessional
11.A.9) Stacy Rotz as Preschool Paraprofessional
11.A.10) Katherine Krotzer as Kids Club Program Assistant Leader
11.A.11) Brooke Sossa as Kids Club Program Student Assistant
11.A.12) Mathea Jablonsky as Kids Club Program Student Assistant
11.A.13) Joanne Herbranson as Co-Concession Manager
11.A.14) Lowell Jordahl as Co-Concession Manager
11.A.15) Wanda Julsrud as Cook Helper
11.A.16) Tim Getz as Cook Helper
11.A.17) Missie Goheen as Co-Coach for 7th Grade Volleyball
11.A.18) Alyssa Bergman as Co-Coach for 7th Grade Volleyball
11.A.19) Steve Barsness as Custodian
11.A.20) Steve Barsness's Resignation as Custodian
11.B. Superintendent Contract for 2022-25
11.D. Donations
11.D.1) $1,000 Donation from Joanne and Dave Herbranson in Memory of Jaynie Halverson for Weight Lifting
11.D.2) $577.08 from Microsoft-Benevity Fund for Softball Auxiliary Account 
11.D.3) $100 Donation from Brent Berg Agency, Inc. for Summer Recreation T-Shirts
11.D.4) $100 Donation from Barnesville Dairy Queen for Summer Recreation T-Shirts
11.D.5) $100 Donation from Farmers Co-Operative Oil Co. for Summer Recreation T-Shirts
12. New Business
12.A. Ala Carte Charge
12.B. Additional Work Time for Title 1 Paraprofessionals
12.D. Preliminary Levy Certification
12.E. Fund Transfer from Staff Development
Discussion:  Those in favor: Marla Field, Ryan Lindbom, Greg Berg, Dion Bredman, Leslie Shirek, Dave Herbranson
Those opposed: None
Resolution passed
13. Addendum
13.A. Cassondra Thomasson as a Long-term Substitute Teacher
13.B. Unpaid Leave of Absence for Heidi Ackerson
13.C. Kathy Askegaard as Volunteer Reading Teacher
14. Discussion/Information
14.A. Construction
14.C. Truth in Taxation Hearing
14.C.1) Monday, December 20, 2021, 7:00 PM, Barnesville High School
15. Enrollment Update
Discussion:  Grades K-6: 504, Grades: 7-12: 400,  Total enrollment: 904
16. Dates to Remember
16.A. Teacher Negotiations
16.A.1) Wednesday, September 22, 2021, 7:30 PM, Barnesville Elementary School
16.B. Regular School Board Meeting
16.B.1) Monday, October 18, 2021, 7:00 PM, Barnesville High School
17. Adjournment
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