September 21, 2006
The School Board of District 261 met in regular session on September 21, 2006 in the Media Center of the School. Chairman Rylander called the meeting to order at 7:00 PM with members Bestul, Graham, LaRue, Risbrudt, Rylander, and Wing present. Absent: Nelson. Also present were Allan Jensen, Roger Jansen, Renee Melby, Bonnie Pfeffer, Sue Krohn, Val Martin, Morgan Turner, and Claudia Chamberlain.
The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.
Mrs. Graham moved to approve the agenda as amended, seconded by Mrs. Wing. MCU.
Mr. LaRue moved to approve the following consent agenda:
Val Martin presented information on a billboard along I-94, mile marker 80 being pursued by the City of Ashby. Mr. LaRue made a motion to coop with the City of Ashby on the billboard for one year. Mr. Risbrudt seconded. MCU.
Morgan Turner read a statement regarding her request to be advanced to 9th Grade. The Administration will proceed with an evaluation process.
Mr. Risbrudt made a motion to accept a gift of $250.00 from Bob Franck for the Letterwinners Club with thanks. Mr. LaRue seconded. MCU.
Mrs. Wing reported on the Ashby Education Foundation. A meeting will be set up for next week with West Central Initiative.
Mr. Nelson joined the meeting at 8:00 pm.
Mr. LaRue, Mrs. Graham, and Mrs. Wing reported on the development of a new brochure for the school. Mr. Rylander made a motion to allot $1,500.00 in the budget for 1,000 brochures. Mr. Bestul seconded. MCU.
Mr. Nelson gave a report on Region I.
Mr. Jansen reported on the following:
Mr. Jensen reported on the following:
Mr. Nelson made a motion to set the weekend building check rate at $40.00 per weekend. Mrs. Graham seconded. MCU.
Mr. Butler is working on the school’s website.
There was a brief discussion on the MSBA leadership conference, insurance trustee election, and resolution on delegate assembly.
Mrs. Wing made a motion to approve the Curriculum, Instruction and Student Achievement Report for 2005-2006 and to publish it on the school website at http://www.ashby.k12.mn.us. Mr. LaRue seconded. MCU.
The Staff Development Report was tabled as the reporting procedure has not been established.
Mr. Nelson made a motion to approve the Assurance of Compliance with State and Federal Discrimination Laws. Mrs. Graham seconded. MCU.
Mr. Risbrudt made a motion to approve the Wellness Policy No. 533. Mr. LaRue seconded. MCU.
Mr. Nelson made a motion granting Allan Jensen and Renee Melby authority to electronically transfer funds as allowed by MS471.38 between the Money Market and checking accounts. Mr. LaRue seconded. MCU.
Mrs. Wing made a motion to levy the maximum for the Levy Limitation and Certification 2006 payable 2007. Mr. Nelson seconded. MCU.
Mrs. Graham made a motion to close the meeting at 9:12 pm for employee performance and terms and conditions of employment. Mr. LaRue seconded. MCU.
The meeting opened at 9:42 pm. Mrs. Graham made a motion to increase the Business Manager salary. Mr. LaRue seconded. MCU.
Mr. Bestul made a motion to adjourn at 9:46 pm. Mrs. Graham seconded. MCU.
Warren Nelson, Clerk