Unoffial Minutes - to be approved at October 21, 2013 Meeting
September 16, 2013
The School Board of District 261 met in regular session on September 16, 2013 in the Ashby School Media Center. Chair Wing called the meeting to order at 6:00 PM with members Hoff, Johnson, LaRue, Nelson, Rylander, and Wing present. Absent: Spangler. Also present were Superintendent Allan Jensen, Principal Shane Tappe, Renee Melby, Heidi Kent, and Camille Schultz.
The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.
LaRue moved to approve the amended agenda. Nelson seconded. MCU.
LaRue moved to approve the following consent agenda:
Nelson gave a report on Region 1 and Lakes Country Service Coop.
Wing gave a report on Ashby Education Foundation and the Fergus Falls Special Ed Coop.
Mr. Tappe reported on the following:
Spangler joined the meeting at 6:30 pm.
Mr. Jensen reported on the following:
Mrs. Kent gave a report on the Auditorium sound system and the upcoming Play.
Ms. Schultz gave a report on the Art Deparment.
LaRue made a motion to set the proposed referendum amount for the 2013 pay 2014 Levy at $276,720. Nelson seconded. Discussion. Motion failed.
Rylander made a motion to set the proposed referendum amount for the 2013 pay 2014 Levy at $265,000. LaRue seconded. Discussion. MCU.
Johnson made a motion to approve the Annual Assurance of Compliance with State and Federal Discrimination Laws. Spangler seconded. MCU.
Nelson made a motion granting Allan Jensen and Renee Melby authority to electronically transfer funds as allowed by MS471.38 between Money Market and Checking accounts. LaRue seconded. MCU.
Rylander made a motion to set the Truth in Taxation Meeting for taxes payable 2014 for December 16, 2013 at 6:00 pm. Johnson seconded. MCU.
Johnson made a motion to approve the 2013-14 fund raising activites list. LaRue seconded. MCU.
Johnson made a motion to accept resignations from Tom Olson and Blaine Barry as Co-Head Baseball Coaches, Sam Quernemoen as Assistant Boys Basketball Coach, and Chris VanKempen as Assistant Track Coach. Nelson seconded. MCU.
Rylander made a motion to approve the full time teaching contract for Tom Gronwold. Hoff seconded. MCU.
Johson made a motion to approve work agreements for: Joseph Barfknecht – Paraprofessional, Assistant Boys Basketball Coach and Assistant Baseball Coach, Edith Gullickson – Paraprofessional, Laurie Melberg – Paraprofessional, Joyce Rylander – Paraprofessional and Bus Driver (revised), Troy Mickelson – Head Girls Basketball Coach, Chad Akerson Head Baseball Coach. LaRue seconded. MCU.
Chair Wing called the meeting adjourned at 9:10 pm.
Warren Nelson, Clerk