February 26, 2014
The School Board of District 261 met in regular session on February 26, 2014 in the Ashby School Media Center. Chair Wing called the meeting to order at 6:00 PM with members Hoff, Johnson, LaRue, Rylander, Spangler, and Wing present. Absent: Nelson. Also present were Superintendent Allan Jensen, Principal Shane Tappe, Renee Melby, and Ruth Umlauf.
The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.
LaRue moved to approve the amended agenda. Spangler seconded. MCU.
Rylander moved to approve the following consent agenda:
Mr. Jensen thanked the Board Members for their service and honored each Board Member with a Recognition Certificate.
A letter was read from Jim Rylander, former Board Member, thanking the Board Members for their service and sharing an article regarding bullying, acknowledging the Board for their efforts on the subject.
Wing gave a report on Fergus Falls Special Ed Coop.
Mrs. Umlauf gave a report on the Music Department and the upcoming Music Trip to New York City.
Mr. Tappe reported on the following:
Mr. Jensen reported on the following:
Bus purchase and lease options were discussed for FY15.
FY14 Budget was reviewed.
Discussion on snow make up days with consensus being to add them as needed at the end of the school year per past practice.
LaRue made a motion to accept the resignation of Chad Koep as Assistant Football Coach. Spangler seconded. MCU.
Johnson made a motion to accept the Music Department fundraiser. LaRue seconded. MCU.
Johnson made a motion to accept the Ashby Education Foundation Grants totaling $8,495.36. Rylander seconded. MCU.
Chair Wing called the meeting adjourned at 8:09 pm.
Warren Nelson, Clerk