The School Board of District 261 met in regular session on September 21, 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, Rylander, Spangler, and Wing present. Absent: Nelson. Also present were Superintendent Al Niemann, Principal Nate Meissner, Renee Melby, Carol Koefod, Barb Kraemer, and Cindy Welch.
The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.
Anderson moved to approve the amended agenda, Spangler seconded. MCU.
Rylander moved to approve the following consent agenda:
MSBA Superintedent Evaluation Workshop to be held on October 18, 2016.
The Transition to Every Student Succeeds Act.
MREA Annual Conference to be held November 13-15, 2016.
MREA Fall Workshop was attended by Mr. Niemann and Ms. Wing.
Reminder that the regular October Board Meeting will be held Wednesday October 26, 2016 in the ITV Room #252.
Anderson reported on the Ashby Street Project Layout meeting.
Wing reported on Fergus Falls Special Ed Coop.
Mr. Niemann reported on the following:
Mr. Meissner reported on the following:
Mrs. Koefod reported on 2nd Grade.
Mrs. Kraemer reported on Elementary Music, Elementary Computer, Media Arts, Library, Yearbook, Video Club, and Testing.
Proposed Levy Limitation for Levy 16 Pay 17 was discussed. Rylander made a motion to levy $995,000. Spangler seconded. MCU.
Insurance bid process for Property and Casualty, Liability, Workers Compensation, and Transportation vehicles was discussed. Spangler made a motion to put out a Request for Proposals for Insurance Broker Services. C. Johnson seconded. Rylander abstained from voting. Motion carried.
C. Johnson made a motion to approve the School Nurse Contract with Prairie Ridge Medical Center. Anderson seconded. MCU.
B. Johnson made a motion to approve the School fundraising requests. C. Johnson seconded. MCU.
Anderson made a motion to approve the Annual Assurance of Compliance with State and Federal Discrimination Laws. C. Johnson seconded. MCU.
C. Johnson made a motion granting Renee Melby and Al Niemann authority to electronically transfer funds as allowed by MS47.38 and between Money Market and Check Accounts. B. Johnson seconded. MCU.
Spangler made a motion to approve Out of State Travel by School Board Members Policy No. 214. C. Johnson seconded. MCU.
Chair Wing called the meeting adjourned at 8:20 pm.
Leslie Anderson, Clerk