August 16, 2010
The School Board of District 261 met in regular session on August 16, 2010 in the Media Center of the School. Chairman LaRue called the meeting to order at 6:00 PM with members LaRue, Rylander, Spangler, and Wing present. Absent: Hoff, Johnson, Nelson. Also present were Superintendent Allan Jensen, Principal Tom Otte, Renee Melby, Joey Andreasen, and Marcy Andreasen.
The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.
Wing moved to approve the amended agenda, seconded by Spangler. MCU.
Rylander moved to approve the following consent agenda:
Wing reported on Fergus Falls Special Ed Coop.
LaRue reported on the need for the Board to fortify support for coaching staff.
Region I report from Nelson was handed out.
Mr. Otte reported on the following:
Mr. Jensen reported on the following:
The summer facility maintenance is progressing and will be completed by the beginning of the new school year. The electric boiler project is underway. The old boiler has been removed. November 1st is the anticipated completion date. Smart Board installation as well as new staff computers with improved performance is in progress. Evansville Automotive agreed to start some bus maintenance to prepare for the annual bus inspection at the bid price. There will be a help wanted ad posted this week for a half time evening custodian.
Spangler made a motion to adopt the Teacher and Student Handbooks for 2010-11. Wing seconded. MCU.
Rylander made a motion to accept the resignation of Joey Andreasen as Head Football Coach. Spangler seconded. MCU.
Spangler made a motion to accept the bus/van maintenance low bid from July 19, 2010 from Evansville Automotive. Wing seconded. MCU.
Spangler made a motion to approve the Head Football Coach Contract for Tom Thormodson. Wing seconded. MCU.
Rylander made a motion to approve the Head Girls Basketball Coach Contract for Trevor Schneeberger. Wing seconded. MCU.
Wing made a motion to approve the 2.3/7 Teacher Contract for Angie Baker. Rylander seconded. MCU.
Chairman LaRue called the meeting adjourned at 7:44 pm.
Warren Nelson, Clerk