January 11, 2010
The School Board of District 261 met in regular session on January 11, 2010 in the Media Center of the School. Chairman LaRue called the meeting to order at 6:00 PM with members Hoff, Johnson, LaRue, Nelson, Rylander, Spangler, and Wing present. Also present were Superintendent Allan Jensen, Principal Tom Otte, Renee Melby, Lisa Wigdahl, and Lori Risbrudt.
The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.
Rylander moved to approve the agenda, seconded by Wing. MCU.
Johnson made a motion to move forward with current officers, committee assignments, and official district information for 2010. Nelson seconded. MCU.
Rylander moved to approve the following consent agenda:
Wing gave a report on Ashby Education Foundation and Fergus Falls Special Ed Coop.
Mrs. Risbrudt gave a report on the Music Department.
Mrs. Wigdahl gave a demonstration on SmartBoard.
Mr. Otte reported on the following:
Mr. Jensen reported on the following:
Nelson introduced resolution No.10.06 directing the Administration to make recommendations for reductions in programs and positions and reasons therefore. Johnson seconded. Roll call vote: Rylander-yes, Nelson-yes, Johnson-yes, Spangler-yes, Wing-yes, Hoff-yes, LaRue-yes. MCU.
Spangler made a motion for intent to participate in Race to the Top and to work collaboratively with Ashby Education Association to implement the agreement. Nelson seconded. MCU.
Johnson made a motion to approve the 2009-2011 Master Agreement. Rylander seconded. MCU.
Wage adjustment for non-teaching staff was tabled until the next meeting.
Chairman LaRue adjourned the meeting at 8:17 PM.
Warren Nelson, Clerk