December 15, 2014
The School Board of District 261 met in regular session on December 15, 2014 in the Media Center of the School. Chair Wing called the Truth and Taxation meeting to order at 6:01 PM with members Hoff, Johnson, LaRue, Nelson, Rylander, Spangler, and Wing present. Also present were Superintendent Allan Jensen, Principal Shane Tappe, Renee Melby, Leslie Anderson, Ben Johnson, John Kent, and Tom Gronwold.
Superintendent Jensen presented the Truth and Taxation information.
Chair Wing called the regular meeting to order at 6:29 pm.
The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.
LaRue moved to approve the agenda, Rylander seconded. MCU.
LaRue moved to approve the following consent agenda:
The Region 1 Board ballots were cast.
The MREA Board ballot was cast.
Nelson gave a report on Region 1 and Lakes Country Service Coop.
Wing gave a report on the Fergus Falls Special Ed Coop Executive Board Meeting.
Incoming members Leslie Anderson and Ben Johnson attended Phase I MSBA Training in December. Anderson will attend Phase II in January and Johnson will attend in August.
Athletic Director’s Report
Mr. Kent reported on the following:
Mr. Tappe reported on the following:
Mr. Jensen reported on the following:
Mr. Gronwold gave a report on High School Social Studies.
The Payable 2015 Levy Certification was discussed.
Johnson made a motion to approve the building security upgrade with S & S Sercuity Services LLC. LaRue seconded. MCU.
LaRue made a motion to approve the work agreement for Robert Hanson-Kalvik – custodian. Rylander seconded. MCU.
Spangler made a motion to accept the resignation of Angie Baker - Title 1/High Potential/Paraprofessional. Nelson seconded. MCU.
LaRue made a motion to accept the resignation of Angie Baker - Chad Akerson – Phy Ed/Health. Rylander seconded. MCU.
Nelson made a motion to approve Long Term Substitute Teacher Contract for Kandace Norby. Johnson seconded. MCU.
Nelson made a motion to accept the FY2014 Audit. Rylander seconded. LaRue abstained from voting. MCU.
LaRue made a motion to certify the proposed Final Levy 14 Payable 15 Certification. Spangler seconded. MCU.
Rylander made a motion to accept the donation for $3,000 from the Elbow Lake Fire Department for the security camera upgrade project. Johnson seconded. MCU.
Nelson made a motion to appoint Ben Johnson as Board Member to replace Peter Hoff. LaRue seconded. MCU.
The Board thanked Scott LaRue and Peter Hoff for their years of dedication to the Ashby School Board.
Chair Wing called the meeting adjourned at 8:03 pm.
Warren Nelson, Clerk