December 18, 2008
The School Board of District 261 met in regular session on December 18, 2008 in the Media Center of the School. Vice-Chairman LaRue called the meeting to order at 7:00 PM with members Graham, LaRue, Nelson, Risbrudt, D. Rylander, J. Rylander, and Wing present. Also present were Superintendent Allan Jensen, Principal Tom Otte, Renee Melby, Kirby Spangler, Corey Johnson, Ryan Bartosiewski, and Cindy Welch.
The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.
Mrs. Graham moved to approve the amended agenda, seconded by Mr. D. Rylander. MCU.
Mr. Rylander moved to approve the following consent agenda:
Mrs. Wing will be recognized at the MN School Board Assoc. Leadership Conference with a certificate for 100+ hours of leadership training.
Outgoing Board Members Sharyn Graham, Wayne Risbrudt, and Jim Rylander were presented with Reward of Excellence Bells for their years of service to the School Board.
An Oath of Office Ceremony was held for new elected members Corey Johnson, Warren Nelson, and Kirby Spangler. Absent Peter Hoff.
Mrs. Wing gave a report on Ashby Education Foundation.
Mr. Nelson gave a report on Region I.
Mr. Otte reported on the following:
Mr. Jensen reported on the following:
Mrs. Welch gave a report on Kindergarten.
Mr. Bartosiewski gave a report on Phy Ed and Health.
Region I Board ballots were cast.
Mrs. Wing made a motion to not renew the billboard contract. Mr. Nelson seconded. MCU.
Mrs. Graham made a motion to adopt the 2008-2009 Ashby ISD 261 Seniority List. Mrs. Wing seconded. MCU.
Mr. Risbrudt made a motion to approve the final Levy 08 Payable 09 Certification of $720,468.26. Mr. Nelson seconded. MCU.
Mr. LaRue made a motion to change the January meeting date to January 22, 2009. Mrs. Wing seconded. MCU.
Mr. Nelson made motion to approve the work agreement with Aaron Rasmussen. Mr. D. Rylander seconded. MCU.
Mrs. Wing made a motion to approve the 2009 Early Childhood Screening Contract with Stevens Traverse Grant Public Health. Mrs. Graham seconded. MCU.
Mr. Nelson made a motion to set the storm day replacement schedule as presented. Mr. D. Rylander seconded. MCU.
Mr. Risbrudt made a motion to adjourn at 9:20 pm. Mr. J. Rylander seconded. MCU.
Warren Nelson, Clerk