1443790 Public Notice - School Board 206 Meeting March 19
Publish April 20, 2012
BOARD OF EDUCATION
DISTRICT NO. 206
MARCH 19, 2012
The regular meeting of the Board of Education of Independent School District No. 206, Alexandria, Minnesota, was called to order by School Board Vice-Chair Dave Anderson at 7:03 p.m. in the District Office Oak Conference Room, Alexandria, Minnesota.
School Board Members Present: Dean Anderson, Pam Carlson, Alan Zeithamer, Jim Hafdal, Sandy Susag, Dave Anderson, and (ex-officio) Superintendent Terry Quist.
Absent: Jean Robley.
Administrators Present: Judy Backhaus, Julie Critz, Trevor Peterson, Susan Scarborough and 18 visitors.
Motion by Hafdal, seconded by Carlson, to approve the Consent Agenda as follows:
APPROVAL OF MINUTES
To approve the minutes of the regular meeting held February 27, 2012 and the special meeting held March 9, 2012.
DISTRICT CLAIMS AND FINANCIAL REPORTS
To accept the financial reports and to ratify the payment of the February, 2012 claims.
To approve the following retirement agreements, with appreciation for their many years of service to the district:
• Kimberly Walsh, SPED Teacher, Voyager, effective 6/6/2012.
• Margaret Lempka, Food Service, Lincoln, effective 6/5/2012.
• Greg Hughes, Custodian, Discovery, effective 3/2/2012.
• Clarice Jenzen, Paraprofessional, Lincoln, effective 6/5/2012.
To approve the following resignation agreement:
• Matthew Amundson, Teacher, Discovery, effective 6/6/2012.
• Cathy Carlson, Secretarial, District Office, effective 3/16/2012.
• Jerome Peterson, Bus Driver, effective 3/2/2012.
• Allison Moe, Teacher, Early Childhood, effective 5/31/12.
To approve the following termination:
• Judith Olson, Paraprofessional, effective 2/27/2012.
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:
• Community Education received a grant from Douglas County Public Health of $5,000 to continue the Statewide Health Improvement Program (SHIP).
• Lincoln Elementary School received a grant from the Alexandria Rotary Club of $1,000 for classroom books.
APPROVE FUNDRAISING ACTIVITIES
To approve the following fundraising activity:
• Jefferson High School Advanced Marketing Classes – On-line Auction with Lakes Area Recreation (LAR) from 3/20/12 to 4/10/12. Funds raised will be given as scholarships for LAR programs and to the Marketing students.
To approve the following school district agreement:
• Lease Contract with Alexandria Technical & Community College for the Adult Basic Education program offices and classrooms for June 1, 2012 through May 31, 2013 (no changes in conditions or rental rate from previous contract).
FINAL READING OF DISTRICT POLICY REVISIONS
To adopt the revisions of the following District Policy:
524 & 453 – Acceptable Use of Networked Information Resources
2012-13 PLANNING ASSUMPTIONS
To approve the 2012-13 planning assumptions as presented.
Vote on Consent Agenda:
CALENDAR FOR 2012-2013 AND 2013-2014 SCHOOL YEARS
Motion by Dave Anderson, seconded by Susag, to approve the school calendars as presented for the 2012-2013 and 2013-2014 school years.
COMMISSIONING AGENT FOR NEW HIGH SCHOOL CONSTRUCTION PROJECT
Motion by Carlson, seconded by Susag, to accept the proposal of Questions & Solutions Engineering, Inc. to be the Commissioning Agent for the new high school construction project.
RESOLUTION RELATED TO TERMINATION AND NON-RENEWAL OF PROBATIONARY STAFF
Motion by Dave Anderson, seconded by Hafdal, to adopt the following resolution:
RESOLUTION RELATED TO THE
TERMINATION AND NON-RENEWAL OF THE TEACHING CONTRACTS OF PROBATIONARY STAFF
WHEREAS, Justin Song, Carol Rasmussen, MaKayla Payne, Allison Bakkum, Nicole Butler, Adam Paasch, Kate Hattenberger, Krista Kirby, Tanya Jensen, Brenna Flaherty, Jeremy Bydlon, Kevin Engebretson, Rick Larson, Sherry Oakland, Nick Alton, Angela Gasior, Chad Gilbertson, Amy Balcome, and Emily Mack are probationary teachers in Independent School District No. 206;
BE IT RESOLVED, by the School Board of Independent School District No. 206, that pursuant to Minnesota Statutes 122A.40, Subdivision 5, that the teaching contracts of Justin Song, Carol Rasmussen, MaKayla Payne, Allison Bakkum, Nicole Butler, Adam Paasch, Kate Hattenberger, Krista Kirby, Tanya Jensen, Brenna Flaherty, Jeremy Bydlon, Kevin Engebretson, Rick Larson, Sherry Oakland, Nick Alton, Angela Gasior, Chad Gilbertson, Amy Balcome, and Emily Mack probationary teachers in Independent School District No. 206, are hereby terminated at the close of the current 2011-2012 school year.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that written notice be sent to said teachers regarding termination and non-renewal of their contracts as provided by law, and that said notice shall be in the prescribed format.
RESOLUTION PROPOSING TO PLACE STAFF ON UNREQUESTED LEAVE OF ABSENCE
Motion by Dave Anderson, seconded by Carlson, to adopt the following resolution:
RESOLUTION PROPOSING TO
PLACE STAFF ON UNREQUESTED LEAVE OF ABSENCE
BE IT RESOLVED, by the School Board of Independent School District No. 206, as follows:
1.That it is proposed that Luke Erickson, Earle Brown, Katie Dummer, Randy Albers, Isabelle Navratil, and Aldon Struchen, teachers of said School District, be placed on unrequested leave of absence without pay or fringe benefits, effective at the end of the 2011-12 school year on June 30, 2012 pursuant to Minnesota Statutes 122A.40, subdivision 10, and Article VII, Section 13, of the current master agreement between the School District and Education Minnesota-Alexandria.
2.That said proposed placement on unrequested leave of absence is not the result of the implementation of an education district agreement.
3.That written notice be sent to said teacher regarding the proposed placement on unrequested leave of absence without pay or fringe benefits as provided by law and said notice shall include a date for hearing if requested and be in substantially the prescribed format.
4.That each and all of the foregoing grounds of said notice are within the grounds for unrequested leave placement as set forth in M.S. 122A. 40, subdivision 10 and Article VII, Section 13, of the current Master Agreement between the School District and Education Minnesota-Alexandria, and are hereby adopted as fully as though separately set forth and resolved herein.
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 8:08 p.m.
/s/ Jean Robley
/s/ Dean Anderson
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