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1770996 Public notice - school board regular meeting July 15

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Alexandria, 56308

Alexandria Minnesota 225 7th Ave E
P.O. Box 549
56308

Public Notice

Publish August 23, 2013

REGULAR MEETING

BOARD OF EDUCATION

INDEPENDENT SCHOOL

DISTRICT NO. 206

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ALEXANDRIA, MINNESOTA

JULY 15, 2013

The regular meeting of the Board of Education of Independent School District No. 206, Alexandria, Minnesota, was called to order by School Board Chair Dean Anderson at 7:04 p.m. in the District Office Oak Conference Room, Alexandria, Minnesota.

School Board Members Present: Alan Zeithamer, Dean Anderson, Dave Anderson, Jean Robley, Angie Krebs, Sandy Susag, Pam Carlson and (ex-officio) Superintendent Rick Lahn.

Administrators Present: Judy Backhaus, Trevor Peterson, Jill Johnson, Susan Scarborough, Julie Critz and 4 visitors.

CONSENT AGENDA

Motion by Susag, seconded by Robley, to approve the Consent Agenda as follows:

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

To approve the minutes of the regular and special meetings held June 17, 2013.

DISTRICT CLAIMS AND FINANCIAL REPORTS

To accept the financial reports and to ratify the payment of the June, 2013 claims.

EMPLOYMENT AGREEMENTS

To approve the following employment agreements:

--Laura Jacobs - Elementary Teacher/Carlos Elementary, effective 8/27/2013.

--Louis Hagl - SPED Teacher/Woodland Elementary, effective 8/27/2013

--Kala Hjelle - Elementary/Garfield Elementary, effective 8/27/2013

--Alicia Wagner - Elementary/Woodland, effective 8/27/2013

--Jordan Hendricks - Elementary/Woodland Elementary, effective 8/27/2013

--Bret Pederson - Assistant Mechanic/Bus Driver, effective 7/1/2013

--Amy Carlson - Teacher/Early Education, effective 8/27/2013

--Bob Vaadaland - Contracted SPED Director @ 95 days effective July 1, 2013 - 6/30/2014.

--Mitch Critz - Assistant Mechanic/Bus Driver, effective 8/12/2013

--Melissa Olson - Elementary Teacher/Voyager, effective 8/27/2013

RESIGNATION AGREEMENTS

To approve the following resignation agreements:

--Julie Verdugt - Food Service, effective 6/19/2013

--Chelsey Smith - SPED teacher, effective 6/30/2013

RETIREMENT AGREEMENTS

To accept the following retirement agreements, with appreciation for their many years of service to the district:

--Rebecca Hartness - Business Teacher/Discovery, effective 5/31/2013.

--Judy Holscher - Paraprofessional/Woodland, effective 5/31/2013

LEAVES OF ABSENCE

To approve the following leaves of absence:

Child Care Leave of Absence

--Becky Schlichting - Projected date of child care leave November 15, 2013 - February 28, 2014.

ADD POSITIONS

To approve adding the following positions for the 2013-14 school year:

--.6 FTE Reading Specialist at Discovery Middle School

--.6 FTE English at Jefferson High School

--.1 FTE Art at Discovery Middle School

--.2 FTE TBD at Secondary Level

--.5 FTE Special Education TCIT Coach

--1.0 FTE Elementary TBD

--Add a part-time assistant varsity football coaching position. Funding for the position will be covered by a donation from the Alexandria Football Booster Club.

TERMINATION

To approve the following termination:

--Justin Deisz - Tech Help Desk, effective 6/21/2013

CO-CURRICULAR LEAD POSITIONS

To approve 2013-14 co-curricular lead positions as presented (detailed list available at District Office).

APPROVE THE RECALL OF STAFF FROM NON-RENEWAL

To approve the recall of the following staff from Non-renewal and that they be paid as per schedule:

--Jeff Pokorney - Ag Instructor, effective 8/27/2013 recalled from Non-renewal at 1.00 FTE.

FUNDRAISING ACTIVITIES

To approve the following fundraising activities:

--Jefferson High School Football Team - Sell Cardinal Cards and Bag Groceries at Eldon's, August 12 - 23, 2013 - to purchase and replace worn out equipment

DONATIONS AND GRANTS

To approve the following resolution:

RESOLUTION FOR SCHOOL DISTRICT 206 TO ACCEPT DONATIONS AND GRANTS

WHEREAS, the District 206 School Board encourages the support of the district's educational programs through the funding and support of grant opportunities and donations that meet the goals and objectives of the school district;

WHEREAS, the school district will control and maintain all grants and donations to ensure that the interests of all students are met;

WHEREAS, the grants and donations listed below have been reviewed and approved by the administration of School District 206;

THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, by the School Board of Independent School District No. 206, State of Minnesota, to accept the following grants and donations:

--District 206 Gifted & Talented Program received a grant totaling $2,500 from the 3M Foundation for registration fees and to purchase materials for the program.

--Community Education received a grant totaling $3,000 from the 3M Foundation to purchase LEGO Mindstorms Education kits and software for student use.

--Jefferson Football received a donation totaling $4,921.78 from the Alexandria Football Booster Club to fund an assistant varsity football coach.

FIRST READING OF DISTRICT POLICY REVISIONS

To approve the first reading of revisions to the following District Policies:

--515 Protection and Privacy of Pupil Records

--532 Use of Peace Officers and Crisis Teams to Remove Students with IEPs from School Grounds

--533 District wide School Wellness Policy

ADOPT REVISIONS TO DISTRICT POLICIES

To adopt the revisions of the following District Policies:

--406 Public and Private Personnel Data

--413 Harassment and Violence

--417 Chemical Use and Abuse

--418 Drug-Free Workplace/Drug-Free School

SCHOOL DISTRICT AGGREEMENT

To approve the following agreement:

--Agreement with Minnesota State University Moorhead, Nursing/Health Care Department to provide student clinical experiences for the 2013-18 school years.

Vote on Consent Agenda:

Ayes - 7

Nays - 0

Motion Carried.

APPROVE BID AND AWARD CONTRACT FOR DISCOVERY MIDDLE SCHOOL BUS LOOP REPAIR PROJECT

Motion by Carlson, seconded by Robley, to approve bids and award contract to Riley Brothers for the Discovery Middle School Bus Loop Repair project.

Ayes - 7

Nays - 0

Motion Carried.

ACCEPT REPORT ON 2012-2013 DISTRICT STRATEGIC GOALS AND ACTION PLAN

Motion by Susag, seconded by Zeithamer, to accept the report on the 2012-2013 District Strategic Goals and Action Plan.

Ayes - 7

Nays - 0

Motion Carried.

ADJOURNMENT

There being no further business to come before the School Board at this time; the meeting adjourned at 7:42 p.m.

ATTEST:

/s/ Jean Robley

Clerk

/s/ Dean Anderson

Chairperson

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