September 20, 2017
The School Board of District 261 met in regular session on September 20, 2017 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, Spangler, and Wing present. Absent: Rylander. Also present were Superintendent Niemann, Principal Nate Meissner, Renee Melby, Brenda Johnson, Carol Koefod, and Mary Reedy.
The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.
B. Johnson moved to approve the amended agenda, Spangler seconded. MCU.
Recognition of Visitors: none.
Spangler moved to approve the following consent agenda:
Accept Resignation of Michelle Walker - Paraprofessional
Approve Leave of Absence - Jill Evavold - 6 to 8 Weeks
Mary Reedy from Clifton Larson Allen LLP presented the FY17 Audit.
Discussion of the upcoming MSBA Winter Conference in January 2018.
Leslie Anderson was presented with a MSBA Leadership Development Award for completing Phase I, II, and III Training.
Anderson reported on Region 1.
C. Johnson reported on the Negotiations Committee.
Wing reported on: Fergus Falls Special Education Coop, and MN Service Coop Board.
Mr. Meissner reported on the following:
Mr. Niemann reported on the following:
Mrs. Johnson reported on 4th Grade.
Mrs. Koefod reported on 2nd Grade.
First Reading for “300 series and 413” Board Policy Revision
Second Reading for “100 series” Board Policy Revisions
Second Reading for “200 series” Board Policy Revisions
Proposed Levy Limitations for Levy 17 Pay 18
Hoff made to motion to approve “100 & 200 Series” Board Policy Revisions. B. Johnson seconded. MCU.
Hoff made a motion to approve revised Budget for Fiscal Year 2018:
Fund 01 2,922,578 2,971,354
Fund 02 165,150 167,319
Fund 04 108,986 130,256
Fund 07 535,261 537,900
Fund 08 15,000 15,000
Total: 3,746,975 3,821,829
Spangler seconded. MCU.
Anderson made a motion to approve setting the date, time, and location for T-N-T Meeting as December 20, 2017, 6:01 pm, at the Ashby School Media Center. B. Johnson seconded. MCU.
Spangler made a motion to pay the student cost for the ACT Test. B. Johnson seconded. MCU.
C. Johnson made a motion to certify the 2017 Pay 2018 Levy at the maximum. Hoff seconded. MCU.
Johnson made a motion to adjourn. Anderson seconded. MCU. Chair Wing called the meeting adjourned at 7:49 pm.
Leslie Anderson, Clerk