1639823 Public Notice - School District 206 Regular Meeting December 17, 2012
Publish February 6, 2013
BOARD OF EDUCATION
DISTRICT NO. 206
DECEMBER 17, 2012
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 7:02 p.m. in the District Office Oak Conference Room, Alexandria, Minnesota.
School Board Members Present: Alan Zeithamer, Jim Hafdal, Jean Robley, Dave Anderson, Dean Anderson, Pam Carlson, Sandy Susag and (ex-officio) Superintendent Terry Quist.
Administrators Present: Julie Critz, Trevor Peterson, Judy Backhaus, Jill Johnson, and 11 visitors.
Motion by Hafdal, seconded by Robley, to approve the Consent Agenda as follows:
APPROVAL OF MINUTES
To approve the minutes of the regular meeting held November 19, 2012 and the special meeting held November 30, 2012.
DISTRICT CLAIMS AND FINANCIAL REPORTS
To accept the financial reports and to ratify the payment of the November 2012 claims.
To approve the following employment agreements:
--Jaime Berghorst – Certified Health Paraprofessional , JHS, effective 1/2/2013
--Alicia Franzen – Secretary, Community Education, effective 11/26/2012
--Alyssa Hultgren – Paraprofessional, Woodland, effective 1/2//2013
--Tracy Bogart – Paraprofessional, Early Education, effective 1/2/2013
To approve the following resignation agreements:
-- Angie Anderson – Paraprofessional, Voyager, effective 12/21/2012
CHILD CARE LEAVE OF ABSENCE
To approve the following child care leave of absence:
-- Julie Stender, Teacher, Garfield School, requests a child care leave from approximately April 27, 2013 through the end of the school year
To approve the following retirement agreements:
--Jack Holder, Jack – Custodian, Voyager, effective 12/21/2012
--Kenneth Henning – Bus Driver, effective 12/31/2012
--Judy Stoltz – Bus Driver, effective 12/18/2012
To approve the following additional positions:
--.10 FTE Teaching Position for English/Reading Remediation
--Truancy/Security Tracker – funded by the mental Health Collaborative
--Baseball Pitching Coach – funded by booster donations
FIRST READING OF DISTRICT POLICY REVISIONS
To approve the first reading of the following District Policies:
--102 Equal Educational Opportunity
--401 Equal Employment Opportunity
--402 Disability Nondiscrimination
--521 Student Disability Nondiscrimination
--522 Student Sex Nondiscrimination
--528 Student Parental, Family and Marital Status Nondiscrimination
--544 Special Accommodations and Services for Students with Special Needs (Section 504)
--806 Crisis Management Plan
ADOPT REVISIONS TO DISTRICT POLICY
To adopt the revisions of the following District Policy:
--453 & 524 Acceptable Use of Networked Information Resources
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:
1. Jefferson High School Football Team received a donation from the Alex Grid Club for $3,500 to be used to offset expenses for the program.
2. District 206 Baseball Teams received a donation from the Alex Youth Baseball Association for $3,288.00 to hire a baseball pitching coach for the grade 7-12 baseball program.
3. District 206 Baseball Teams received a donation from the Alex Youth Baseball Association for $1,600.00 to purchase equipment for the 7-12 baseball program.
APPROVE EXTENDED FIELD TRIPS
To approve the following extended field trips:
--Wrestling Team – to Redwood Falls for the Redwood Riot Wrestling Tournament, December 14-15, 2012
--Nordic Ski Team – to Biwabik, MN for the Mesabi East Invitational, January 11-12, 2013
APPROVE YEARLY AGREEMENT
To approve the following agreement:
--Early Childhood Screening Agreement between District 206 and Douglas County Public Health for 2013.
INDEPENDENT PROVIDER APPLICATION
To approve the application from the Alexandria Trap Shooting Club to be the Independent Provider for a trap shooting program in School District 206 for the 2012-13 school year.
APPROVE AGREEMENT WITH BREITBACH CONSTRUCTION
To approve the Settlement and Release Agreement between District 206 and Breitbach Construction for Woodland Elementary.
Vote on Consent Agenda:
Ayes - 7
Nays - 0
APPROVE CONTRACT FOR WORK SCOPE 23-B FOR BID PACKAGE #3 OF NEW HIGH SCHOOL PROJECT
Motion by Robley, seconded by Carlson to award contract for Work Scope 23-B/Alternate #13-1, Temperature Controls – to Automated Logic Contracting for $774,000.00.
Ayes - 7
Nays - 0
APPROVE BID ALTERNATES FOR THE NEW HIGH SCHOOL CONSTRUCTION PROJECT
Motion by Dave Anderson, seconded by Zeithamer to approve the following bid alternates to the new high school construction project:
--Add dugouts and fencing to JV Baseball and Softball fields
--Upgrade to dimmable fluorescent fixtures
--Upgrade maintenance building
--Upgrade stairs and railings in key areas
--Add overflow parking at multi-purpose fields
--Add Solar Thermal System
Ayes - 7
Nays - 0
APPROVE NAMING OF THE NEW HIGH SCHOOL
Motion by Dave Anderson, seconded by Hafdal, to approve naming the new high school Alexandria Area High School.
CERTIFICATION OF 2012 PAYABLE 2013 PROPERTY TAX LEVY
Motion by Zeithamer, seconded by Carlson, to approve the District 206 2012 Payable 2013 Property Tax Levy of $11,215,362.62 broken down as follows:
--General Fund $3,746,570.84
--Community Service Fund $455,115.19
--Debt Redemption Fund $6,270,610.14
--OPEB Debt Service $743,066.45
APPROVE 2013-14 CURRICULUM AND PROGRAM MODIFICATIONS
Motion by Susag, seconded by Hafdal to approve the 2013-2014 Curriculum and Program Modifications as presented.
Motion by Dave Anderson, seconded by Dean Anderson, that there being no further business to come before the School Board at this time; the meeting is adjourned at 8:17 p.m.
/s/ Jean Robley
/s/ Dave Anderson (Vice Chair)
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