September 16, 2015
The School Board of District 261 met in regular session on September 16, 2015 in the Media Center of the School. Chair Wing called the meeting to order at 6:00 PM with members Anderson, B. Johnson, C. Johnson, Nelson, Spangler, and Wing present. Absent: Rylander. Also present were Superintendent Allan Jensen, Principal Shane Tappe, Renee Melby, Carol Koefod, and Barb Kraemer.
The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.
Nelson moved to approve the amended agenda, Spangler seconded. MCU.
C. Johnson moved to approve the following consent agenda:
Nelson gave a report on Region 1 and Lakes Country Service Coop.
Wing reported on Fergus Falls Special Ed Coop Executive Board Meeting.
Mr. Tappe reported on the following:
Mr. Jensen reported on the following:
Mrs. Koefod reported on 2nd Grade and the TRAP Team.
Mrs. Kraemer reported on Library, Elementary Music, Elementary Computer, Media Arts, Video Club, Yearbook, and Testing.
There was a discussion of the Proposed Levy Limitation for Levy 15 Pay 16.
Spangler made a motion to approve the Annual Assurance of Compliance with State and Federal Discrimination Laws. C. Johnson seconded. MCU.
C. Johnson made a motion to approve granting Allan Jensen and Renee Melby authority to electronically transfer funds as allowed by MS471.38 and between Money Market and Checking Accounts. Nelson seconded. MCU.
Nelson made a motion to certify the Levy 15 Pay 16 at $930,000. Spangler seconded. MCU.
Spangler made a motion to set the Truth and Taxation Meeting on Taxes Payable 2016 for December 16th at 6:00 pm. Anderson seconded. MCU.
C. Johnson made a motion to approve Long Term 5th Grade Substitute Teacher Contract for Diane Olson. B. Johnson seconded. MCU.
Spangler made a motion to approve the corrected contract for Long Term Music Substitute Teacher Jan Smith. B. Johnson seconded. MCU.
Nelson made a motion to accept the resignation from Sheryl Bjorklund as Paraprofessional. C. Johnson seconded. MCU.
Anderson made a motion to approve designating Superintendent Allan Jensen as the Identified Official with Authority to Authorize User Access to MDE Secure Websites for the Ashby ISD 261 for the 2015-16 School Year. Spangler seconded. MCU.
Nelson made a motion to accept the resignation from Andrea Knick as Volleyball Coach. B. Johnson seconded. MCU.
B. Johnson made a motion to accept the donation to the Science Department of $130.00 from the Rib Fest Team of Ben Johnson, Rob Risbrudt, and Tyson Lanlie. Anderson seconded. MCU.
Chair Wing called the meeting adjourned at 8:01 pm.
Leslie Anderson, Clerk