December 19, 2011
The District Truth in Taxation Meeting was held beginning at 6:01 PM.
The School Board of District 261 met in regular session on December 19, 2011 in the Media Center of the School. Chair Wing called the meeting to order at 6:30 PM with members Hoff, Johnson, Nelson, Rylander, Spangler, and Wing present. Absent: VanSanten. Also present were Superintendent Allan Jensen, Principal Peter Remboldt, Renee Melby, Cindy Welch, and Camille Schultz.
The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.
Rylander moved to approve the agenda, Nelson seconded. MCU.
Nelson moved to approve the following consent agenda:
Hoff reflected on the importance of a School Board Members positive image in the Community.
Nelson reported on Lakes Country Service Coop and Region 1.
Wing reported on Fergus Falls Special Ed Coop
Mr. Remboldt reported on the following:
Mr. Jensen reported on the following:
Mrs. Welch gave a report on Kindergarten.
Ms. Schultz gave a report on Art.
Ballots for the Region 1 Board Election were distributed and votes were cast.
Information was provided on Contracted Bus Service, State bids for busses, and leasing options available. Nelson made a motion to purchase a 2012 65 passenger seated for 59 Blue Bird bus. Spangler seconded. MCU.
Johnson made motion to change the February meeting date to February 22, 2012, 4:00 PM. Rylander seconded. MCU.
Nelson made a motion to approve the Stevens Traverse Grant Public Health ECSE Contract. Spangler seconded. MCU.
Nelson made a motion to set the final Levy 2011 Payable 2012 at $893,555.71. Rylander seconded. MCU.
Johnson made a motion to approve the work agreement for Andrea Knick. Spangler seconded. MCU.
An update was given on the negotiation session since last meeting.
Chair Wing called the meeting adjourned at 8:15 pm.
Warren Nelson, Clerk