1169093 Public Notice - School District 206 Meeting September 20, 2010
Publish October 27, 2010
BOARD OF EDUCATION
DISTRICT NO. 206
SEPTEMBER 20, 2010
The regular meeting of the Board of Education of Independent School District No. 206, Alexandria, Minnesota, was called to order by Superintendent Terry Quist at 7:00 p.m. in the District Office Oak Conference Room, Alexandria, Minnesota.
School Board Members Present: Jim Hafdal, Alan Zeithamer, Judy Florell, Dave Anderson, Jean Robley and Dean Anderson, and (ex-officio) Superintendent Terry Quist. Absent: Pam Carlson.
Administrators Present: Judy Backhaus, Julie Critz, Trevor Peterson, Susan Scarborough, Jeff Jorgensen, Jill Johnson, Paul Ringdahl, John Pfluger and 7 visitors.
Motion by Florell, seconded by Dave Anderson, to approve the Consent Agenda as follows:
APPROVAL OF MINUTES:
To approve the minutes of the regular meeting held August 16, 2010, and the special meeting held August 25, 2010.
DISTRICT CLAIMS AND FINANCIAL REPORTS:
To accept the financial reports and to ratify the payment of the August, 2010 claims.
To approve the following resignation agreements:
Nicole Butler, Para, Compass Program, Carlos, last day of work was June 9, 2010 (she continues to be employed as an LRT).
Stephanie Revering, Para, Woodland, last day of work was 6/9/10.
Alisa Sprain, Garfield Compass Supervisor, last day of work was 6/9/10.
Denise Hadrath, Learning Resource Teacher, Woodland, last day of work was 6/10/10.
Darrell Styve, Bus Driver, last day of work was 8/5/10.
Amy Hopper, Para, Lincoln, last day of work was 8/5/10.
To accept the retirement agreement with DiAnne Loch, Administrative Assistant, Lincoln, effective December 31, 2010; her last day of work will be December 2, 2010.
MEDICAL LEAVE OF ABSENCE:
To approve the request of Christine Strand, elementary teacher, for a medical leave of absence from August 31 through December 23, 2010.
To approve employment agreements with the following people and that they be paid as per schedule:
Kathy Haugen, Secretary/Student Activities, four hours/day for 190 days, Discovery, effective September 1, 2010.
Joyce Johnson, Cook, Discovery, effective 9/7/10.
Andria Krippner, Cook, Discovery, effective 9/7/10.
Shannon Suchy, Cook, Woodland, effective 9/7/10.
Angela Pederson, Dispatcher, Transportation Office, effective 9/7/10.
Darren Barten, Bus Driver, effective 9/7/10.
Jess Janke, Youth Enrichment Coordinator, Community Education, effective 9/1/10.
Stacie Herickhoff, Para-professional, Lincoln, effective September 7, 2010.
Linda Herzog, Para-professional, Woodland, effective 9/7/10.
Stefanie Ryan, Para-professional, Early Education Center, effective 9/7/10.
Jacqueline Schlosser, Para-professional, Early Education Center, effective 9/7/10.
Leah Smith, Para-professional, Miltona, effective 9/7/10.
Joan Voigt, Para-professional, Early Education Center, effective 9/7/10.
Angela Gasior, Elementary Teacher, Miltona, effective 8/31/10 (recalled from non-renewal).
Nicholas Larson, Special Education Teacher, Carlos, effective 8/31/10 (recalled from non-renewal).
Nicole Butler, Learning Resource Teacher, effective 9/20/10 (recalled from non-renewal).
Lori Dodds, Learning Resource Teacher, effective 9/20/10 (recalled from non-renewal).
Judy Eng, Learning Resource Teacher, effective 9/20/10 (recalled from non-renewal).
Tera Larson, Learning Resource Teacher, effective 9/20/10 (recalled from non-renewal).
Kathleen Moore, Learning Resource Teacher, effective 9/20/10 (recalled from non-renewal).
Penny Perleberg, Learning Resource Teacher, effective 9/2010 (recalled from non-renewal).
Susan Flynn, Learning Resource Teacher, effective 9/20/10 (recalled from unrequested leave of absence).
Laura Scegura, Learning Resource Teacher, effective 9/20/10 (recalled from unrequested leave of absence).
Caroline Slattery, Learning Resource Teacher, effective 10/1/10 (recalled from unrequested leave of absence).
Sarah Wagner, Learning Resource Teacher, effective 9/20/10 (recalled from unrequested leave of absence).
Jeremy Bydlon, Math Teacher, Jefferson, effective 8/31/10.
Megan Denne, .40 FTE Art Teacher, Discovery, effective 8/31/10.
Nicole Jossart, .75 FTE Special Education Teacher, effective 8/31/10.
Chelsey Smith, Special Education/Early Childhood Teacher, effective 9/7/10.
SECOND YEAR PROBATIONARY CONTRACT:
To approve Angela Gasior and Nick Larson, elementary teachers, for a second year probationary contract.
PART-TIME TEACHING PROGRAM:
To approve the participation of Julie Shulstad in the State Part-time Teaching Program in the 2010-11 school year.
ADDITIONAL POSITIONS AND INCREASED TIME:
To approve the following additions:
Increase social worker time by .33 FTE.
Add a community engagement coordinator position in community education.
Add a campaign manager position,
CO-CURRICULAR LEAD POSITIONS:
To approve the employment of the following co-curricular lead positions for the 2010-11 school year:
Junior Class Advisor: Jeremy Bydlon
Strength Training Co-Director: Holea Bruggman.
To approve the work agreement with Confidential Employees for the 2010-11 and 2011-12 school years.
To approve the following fundraising activity:
Volleyball Team – Team and individual Picture Sales in September.
Band Boosters – Frozen Food Sales, November-December 2010 and Spring 2011.
Band Boosters – Flower/Bulb Sales, Spring 2011.
Elementary School Fundraising Activities (list available at district office)
DONATIONS AND GRANTS:
To approve the following resolution:
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 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:
Community Education received a donation of $1,500 from 3M for a Kid Wind Project to purchase wind energy kits and curriculum for afterschool enrichment for students in grades 5-8.
The Miltona Science Magnet School received a donation of $4,800 from the Jeffers Foundation to be used for construction of an outdoor classroom and shed.
The Miltona Science Magnet School received a donation of $4,818.08 from the West Central Initiative-Miltona Community Fund for capital equipment purchases such as SmartBoards, Bluetooth’s, etc.
The Miltona Science Magnet School received a donation of $500 from the Miltona Lions Club for educational supplies.
The Boys Basketball Program received a $75 donation in memory of Tom Vickerman from Creative Memories, Jeff and Connie Pfannenstein.
The Boys Baseball Program received a donation of $3,615 from the Baseball Activity Account to assist in program expenses.
To approve the following school district agreements:
Post Secondary Enrollment Options Agreement with Alexandria Technical and Community College for the 2010-11 school year.
Service Agreement between School District 206 and Knute Nelson Home Care for nursing care for District 206 students from September 7, 2010 through June 8, 2011.
Agreement with St. Cloud State University for District 206 to provide student teacher supervision and field experiences for the 2010-2015 school years.
ADOPT REVISED DISTRICT POLICY:
To adopt the revisions to Policy 454 Staff Development.
EASEMENT WITH CITY OF ALEXANDRIA:
To approve the easement agreement for the City of Alexandria to construct and maintain underground cable along Jefferson Street by the Jefferson High School (see official document file).
Vote on Consent Agenda:
DISTRICT 206 2009-10 ANNUAL REPORT:
Motion by Dave Anderson, seconded by Robley, to approve the District 206 2009-2010 Annual Report, as presented.
CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT CONTRACT:
Motion by Hafdal, seconded by Florell, to approve a contract with Kraus-Anderson for construction management services for a new high school complex.
PRELIMINARY PROPERTY TAX LEVY FOR 2010 PAYABLE 2011:
Motion by Dave Anderson, seconded by Hafdal, to approve the preliminary property tax levy for 2010 payable 2011 at the maximum state allowable amount.
There being no further business to come before the School Board at this time, the meeting adjourned at 7:58 p.m.
Judith Ann Florell, Clerk
Dean R. Anderson, Chairperson