The School Board of District 261 met in regular session on December 20, 2017 in the Media Center of the School. Chair Wing called the Truth in Taxation meeting to order at 6:01 PM with members Anderson, Hoff, B. Johnson, C. Johnson, Rylander, Spangler, and Wing present. Also present were Superintendent Niemann, Principal Nate Meissner, Renee Melby, Heidi Kent, Tyler Butler, and Paula Wojcik.
The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.
Superintendent Niemann presented the Truth and Taxation information.
Principal Meissner presented the World’s Best Workforce presentation.
Chair Wing called the regular meeting to order at 6:29 pm.
Anderson moved to approve the amended agenda, Rylander seconded. MCU.
Recognition of Visitors: none.
Rylander moved to approve the following consent agenda:
MSBA Conference Registration count.
Ballots were cast for Region 1 Board.
Ballot was cast for MREA Board Director.
Wing reported on Fergus Falls Special Education Coop and Lakes Country Service Coop.
Mr. Meissner reported the following:
Mr. Niemann reported on the following:
Mr. Butler gave a report on Sixth Grade.
Mrs. Kent gave a report on: Envirothon, Jr. High Knowledge Bowl, Sr. High Knowledge Bowl, and Fluid Power Competition.
Second Reading of the 400 series of Ashby Public School District Policy Revisions.
First Reading of Policies 501-515 of Ashby Public School District Policy Revisions.
C. Johnson made a motion to Approve Final Property Tax Levy for 17 payable 18 at $1,043,221.53. Hoff seconded. MCU.
Bids were opened for the used enclosed trailer: Justin Smith $1,050, Robert Anderson $706, Steve Zimmerman $855, Dustin Steenblock $625, Lisa Behrens $400, Leo Ohren $1,120, Barb Kraemer $620, West Central Area School $701.01. B. Johnson made a motion to accept the bid from Leo Ohren. Rylander seconded. MCU.
Hoff made a motion to approve the 400 Series of Ashby Public School District Policy Revisions. Spangler seconded. MCU.
Spangler made a motion to approve the resolution No. 18.01to fully fund Special Education Services (Federal). C. Johnson seconded. Roll call vote: B. Johnson-yes, Spangler-yes, Hoff-yes, Anderson-yes, Rylander-yes, C. Johnson-yes, Wing-yes. MCU.
Hoff made a motion to approve the resolution No. 18.02 to fully fund Special Education Services (Minnesota). Rylander seconded. Roll call vote: B. Johnson-yes, Spangler-yes, Hoff-yes, Anderson-yes, Rylander-yes, C. Johnson-yes, Wing-yes. MCU.
Rylander made a motion to approve the Policy Handbook Changes. B. Johnson seconded. MCU.
B. Johnson made a motion to adjourn. Anderson seconded. MCU. Chair Wing called the meeting adjourned at 7:52 pm.
Leslie Anderson, Clerk