October 16, 2008
The School Board of District 261 met in regular session on October 16, 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, Renee Melby, Katie Jo Johnson, and Heidi Kent.
The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.
Mrs. Wing moved to approve the agenda, seconded by Mr. D. Rylander. MCU.
Mr. LaRue moved to approve the following consent agenda:
Mr. Risbrudt presented some information regarding supplying water to the Softball Field and Baseball Dugout.
Mrs. Wing gave a report on the Special Ed Coop Meeting.
Mr. Otte reported on the following:
Mr. LaRue made a motion to approve the FFA Fruit Sales fundraiser. Mrs. Graham seconded. MCU.
Mr. Jensen reported on the following:
Katie Jo Johnson gave a report Spanish and requested approval to take students to the Concordia Language Village in Bemidji. The Students will do some fundraising to pay the fee.
Mr. LaRue made a motion to approve the Concordia Language Village event and fundraising. Mrs. Wing seconded. MCU.
Mr. Nelson joined the meeting at 8:00 pm.
Discussion on the cost savings measures continued from the previous meeting.
Brian Jacobson from Carlson Highland & Co. LLP presented the 2007-2008 Audit Report.
Property/Casualty, Liability, and Vehicle Insurance Quotes were presented.
Lakes Country Service Coop Board of Directors nomination was presented. There was no interest by any members to be nominated.
Mr. LaRue made a motion to accept the quote from Vaaler Insurance with Indiana Insurance. Mr. Nelson seconded. MCU.
The acceptance of the 2007-2008 Audit Report was tabled until the November meeting.
Mr. Risbrudt made a motion to accept the resignation of Mike Maunamaki as Part-time Custodian. Mr. Nelson seconded. MCU.
Mr. Nelson handed out his Region I report.
Mr. LaRue made a motion to adjourn at 9:35 pm. Mr. Risbrudt seconded. MCU.