The School Board of District 261 met in regular session on April 20, 2016 in the Media Center of the School. Chair Wing called the meeting to order at 6:00 PM with members Anderson, B. Johnson, C. Johnson, Nelson, Spangler, and Wing present. Absent: Rylander. Also present were Superintendent Allan Jensen, Principal Shane Tappe, Renee Melby, John Kent, Heather Dewey, Tom Gronwold, Taylor Koefod, and Brianna Spangler.
The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.
B. Johnson moved to approve the agenda, C. Johnson seconded. MCU.
C. Johnson moved to approve the following consent agenda:
Senior Class representatives Taylor Koefod and Brianna reported on their Senior Class Trip plans for May 20th – May 22nd. Nelson made a motion to approve the trip. B. Johnson seconded. MCU.
Anderson reported on the Otter Tail County Family Service Collaborative.
Wing reported on the Fergus Falls Special Ed Coop.
Mr. Tappe reported on the following:
Mr. Jensen reported on the following:
Athletic Director’s Report
Mr. Kent reported on the following:
Mr. Gronwold reported on High School Social Studies, and Junior Prom Advisor.
Search for a replacement Audit Firm was discussed.
C. Johnson made a motion to approve Superintendent contract with Alan Niemann for 2016-19. Nelson seconded. MCU.
C. Johnson made a motion to appoint Suzanne Wing as Fergus Falls Special Ed Coop Board Representative. Anderson seconded. MCU.
Nelson introduced Resolution No. 16.05 relating to the termination and nonrenewal of the teaching contract of Kandace Norby, a probationary teacher. C. Johnson seconded. Roll call vote: B. Johnson – yes, Spangler – yes, Anderson – yes, Nelson – yes, C. Johnson – yes, Wing – yes. MCU.
Spangler made a motion to approve the Early Childhood Screening Contract with Horizon Public Health. Anderson seconded. MCU.
Spangler made a motion to accept the resignation from Shane Tappe from the High School Principal position effective June 30, 2016. B. Johnson seconded. MCU.
Anderson made a motion to accept the following donations: $3,000 from Park Region Telephone for scoreboard, $200 from Ashby Equity for Wrestling Weight Lifting Program, $300 from Ashby Legion for Science Fair awards. Nelson seconded. MCU.
Chair Wing called the meeting adjourned at 7:01 pm.
Leslie Anderson, Clerk