May 15, 2008
The School Board of District 261 met in regular session on May 15, 2008 in the Media Center of the School. Chairman J. Rylander called the meeting to order at 7:00 PM with members Graham, LaRue, Risbrudt, D. Rylander, J. Rylander, and Wing present. Absent: Nelson. Also present were Allan Jensen, Tom Otte, and Renee Melby.
The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.
Mr. Risbrudt moved to approve the amended agenda, seconded by Mrs. Wing MCU.
Mr. LaRue moved to approve the following consent agenda:
Thank you was read from Julia Zieman on behalf of the High Potential Students in appreciation of the support of the Challenge Academy.
Thank you was read from Megan Gullickson for the nomination and being selected as a recipient of a scholarship from Lakes Country Service Coop.
Mr. LaRue reported on law changes regarding primary elections and the organization of the Planning and Finance Committees.
Mr. Jensen reported on the following:
Brenda Johnson joined the meeting at 7:45 pm.
Mrs. Johnson gave a report on 4th Grade.
Association fees for Head Coaches was discussed.
Lori Risbrudt joined the meeting at 7:50 pm.
Summer building maintenance projects were discussed.
Athletic facilities upgrades were discussed.
Parking lot maintenance was discussed and bids are being sought for seal coating.
Staffing for 2008-2009 was discussed.
Minnesota Department of Education School Nutrition Programs Administrative Review was conducted this week.
Mrs. Risbrudt gave a presentation on an English trip to London for June 2009. Mr. LaRue made a motion to allow Mrs. Risbrudt to explore the trip abroad. Mrs. Wing seconded. MCU.
Energy saving ideas were discussed.
Mr. LaRue made a motion to approve the Administrative contracts for 2008-2009 and 2009-2010. Mr. Risbrudt seconded. MCU.
Mrs. Wing made a motion to approve the donation of $200 from the Ashby Lions for the Library. Mrs. Graham seconded. MCU.
Mr. LaRue made a motion to approve the donation of $400 from the West Otter Tail Crop Improvement Assoc. to the FFA. Mr. D. Rylander seconded. MCU.
Mr. LaRue made a motion to move the June meeting to June 26th, 7:00 pm. Mrs. Graham seconded. MCU.
Mr. LaRue made a motion to adjourn at 9:12 pm. Mrs. Graham seconded. MCU.
Warren Nelson, Clerk