The School Board of District 261 met in regular session on August 21, 2019 in the Media Center of the School. Chair Wing called the meeting to order at 6:00 PM with members Anderson, Hoff, B. Johnson, C. Johnson, Rylander, and Wing present. Absent: Spangler. Also present were Superintendent Niemann, Principal Jon Moore, Renee Melby, Andy Peterson, and Tom Gronwold.
The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.
C. Johnson moved to approve the agenda. B. Johnson seconded. MCU.
Recognition of Visitors: none
Anderson moved to approve the following consent agenda:
MSBA is seeking nominations for School Board Delegates for new two year terms.
Save the date: MSBA 2020 Leadership Conference January 16-17, 2020.
Committee for Negotiations: Wing, C. Johnson, Anderson
Operating Referendum Support Committee: Rylander, Anderson, Wing.
Wing reported on the Fergus Falls Special Ed Coop Executive Committee Meeting and the Lakes Country Service Coop Board Meeting.
Athletic Director’s Report
Mr. Peterson reported on the following:
Mr. Moore reported on the following:
Mr. Niemann reported on the following:
Tom Gronwold reported on his use of makeup contract hours, Fishing League, and the improving culture for students and staff for the upcoming school year.
Ashby Public School support of community wide movement to raise tobacco age to 21.
The Incredible Years Parenting Program.
C. Johnson made a motion to approve the School Nursing Agreement with Prairie Ridge Hospital and Health Services. Anderson seconded. MCU.
Rylander made a motion to change the date for the regular October Board Meeting to October 23, 2019. Hoff seconded. MCU.
Hoff made a motion to approve the revisions and combining of the High School and Elementary Handbooks. B. Johnson seconded. MCU.
B. Johnson made a motion to approve the revisions to the Staff Handbook. Rylander seconded. MCU.
Anderson made a motion to set Truth and Taxation Meeting as December 18, 2019, 6:01 pm. Hoff seconded. MCU.
Anderson introduced Resolution No. 20.03 to appoint Election Judges. Rylander seconded. Roll call vote: B. Johnson-yes, Hoff-yes, Anderson-yes, Rylander-yes, C. Johnson-yes, Wing-yes. Absent: Spangler. MCU.
B. Johnson made a motion to approve Committed Funds for Administrative Unused Sick Leave for FY19 in the amount of $10,320. Hoff seconded. MCU.
Hoff made a motion to adjourn. Anderson seconded. MCU. Wing called the meeting adjourned at 8:02 pm.
Leslie Anderson, Clerk