February 21, 2008
The School Board of District 261 met in regular session on February 21, 2008 in the Media Center of the School. Chairman Rylander called the meeting to order at 7:00 PM with members Graham, Nelson, Risbrudt, and Rylander present. Absent: Bestul, LaRue, Wing. Also present were Allan Jensen, Tom Otte, Renee Melby, Lori Risbrudt, Ryan Bartosiewski, and Chad VanSanten.
The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.
Mr. Nelson moved to approve the amended agenda, seconded by Mrs. Graham. MCU.
Mrs. Graham moved to approve the following consent agenda:
Mr. Jensen presented School Board Member Recognition Certificates to the Board.
Mr. Nelson gave a report on Region I.
Mr. Risbrudt made an inquiry regarding the walk behind sweeper.
Mrs. Risbrudt gave a report on the High School English Department.
Mr. Bartosiewski gave a report on K-3 Elementary Phy Ed, High School Health, and High School Phy Ed. The Phy Ed Department is the recipient of a grant from the Ashby Education Foundation for fifteen heart rate monitors.
Mr. Jensen reported on the following:
Preliminary 2007-2008 and 2009-2009 Budget forecasts were presented.
Mr. Nelson introduced resolution No. 08.04 declaring a vacancy on the Ashby School Board due to the absence for at least 90 days of a member and moved its’ adoption. Mrs. Graham seconded. Roll call vote: Nelson – yes; Graham – yes; Risbrudt – yes; Rylander – yes. Absent – Bestul, LaRue, Wing. The resolution was declared duly passed and adopted.
Appointment of a member to the board to fill a vacancy was tabled until the next meeting.
The meeting went into closed session at 9:20 pm to consider a student issue.
Mrs. Graham made a motion to return to regular session. Mr. Rylander seconded. MCU. The meeting reopened at 9:55 pm.
Mr. Nelson made a motion to adjourn at 9:56 pm. Mr. Risbrudt seconded. MCU.
Warren Nelson, Clerk