September 21, 2009
The School Board of District 261 met in regular session on September 21, 2009 in the Media Center of the School. Chairman LaRue called the meeting to order at 6:00 PM with members Hoff, Johnson, LaRue, Nelson, Rylander, Spangler, and Wing present. Also present were Superintendent Allan Jensen, Principal Tom Otte, Carol Koefod, Barb Kraemer, and Jill Evavold.
The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.
Wing moved to approve the amended agenda, Hoff seconded by. MCU.
Nelson moved to approve the following consent agenda:
Nelson gave a report on Region I.
Wing gave a report on Ashby Education Foundation and Fergus Falls Special Ed Coop.
LaRue gave a report on Referendum Committee Meetings.
Jill Evavold gave a report on the food service program.
Mr. Otte reported on the following:
Mr. Jensen reported on the following:
Mrs. Koefod gave a report on 2nd Grade.
Mrs. Kraemer gave a report on Testing Coordinator, Media Center, Elementary Music, and Media Arts.
Johnson made a motion to continue the current winter admission rate for Senior Citizens into 2009-10 fall and winter seasons.
Votes were cast for delegates for MSBA.
Operating Levy Community Meetings were set for October 1st, and October 29th, 7:00 pm in the Auditorium.
Nelson made a motion to approve the 2008-09 Curriculum, Instruction, and Student Achievement Report and distribution be website publication at www.ashby.k12.mn.us. Rylander seconded. MCU.
Johnson made a motion to approve Annual Assurance of Compliance with State and Federal Discrimination Laws. Wing seconded. MCU.
Rylander made a motion to grant Allan Jensen and Renee Melby authority to electronically transfer funds as allows by MS471.38 and between money market and checking accounts. Spangler seconded. MCU.
Nelson made a motion to approve the transfer of $51 per pupil unit Capital Reserved Funds to General Fund Unreserved for FY09 and FY10. Wing seconded. MCU.
Spangler made a motion to levy the maximum for the Levy Limitation and Certification 2009 payable 2010. Wing seconded. MCU.
Nelson made a motion to approve the list of 2009-10 fund raising activities. Johnson seconded. MCU.
Wing introduced Resolution 10.03 to appoint election judges for November 3, 2009 School District Special Election. Spangler seconded. Roll call vote: Johnson-yes, Hoff-yes, Nelson-yes, Spangler-yes, Wing-yes, Rylander-yes, LaRue-yes. Voting against: none. MCU.
Wing made a motion to set the Truth and Taxation Meeting for December 21, 2009, 6:00 pm. Rylander seconded. MCU.
Nelson made a motion to approve contracts for Angela Baker, Katie Jo Johnson, and Karen Lundstrom. Johnson seconded. MCU.
Rylander made a motion to accept Grant from NAELC in the amount of $2,500. Hoff seconded. MCU.
Nelson made a motion to adjourn at 9:27 pm. Wing seconded. MCU.
Warren Nelson, Clerk