The School Board of District 261 met in regular session on December 21, 2016 in the Media Center of the School. Chair Wing called the Truth in Taxation meeting to order at 6:01 PM with members Anderson, B. Johnson, C. Johnson, Nelson, Rylander, Spangler, and Wing present. Absent: none. Also present were Superintendent Al Niemann, Principal Nate Meissner, Renee Melby, John Kent, Peter Nelson, and Noelle Kratzke.
The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.
Superintendent Niemann presented the Truth and Taxation information.
Chair Wing called the regular meeting to order at 6:14 pm.
Nelson moved to approve the agenda, Rylander seconded. MCU.
Superintendent Niemann thanked Warren Nelson for his years of service on the School Board and presented him with a card and gift of appreciation.
Johnson moved to approve the following consent agenda:
Spangler seconded. MCU.
An update was given on the upcoming MSBA Leadership Conference.
Upcoming Negotiations Seminar was discussed.
Athletic Director John Kent reported on:
Nelson reported on Region 1 and Lakes Country Service Coop.
Anderson reported on Region 1 Board meeting and will be attending the Business Conference in February.
Wing reported on Lakes Country Service Coop and Fergus Falls Special Ed Executive Board Meeting.
Mr. Meissner reported on the following:
Mr. Niemann reported on the following:
Mrs. Kratzke gave a report on High School Math and test score progress.
Mr. Nelson gave a report on Phy Ed and the Wellness Committee.
The country school land parcel was discussed.
Ballots were cast for the Region 1 Joint Powers Board.
Ballot was cast for the 2017 MREA Board of Directors.
Rylander made a motion to certify the Final Property Tax Levy 16 Payable 17 at $995,000. Nelson seconded. MCU.
Chair Wing called the meeting adjourned at 7:23 pm.
Leslie Anderson, Clerk