January 22, 2014
The School Board of District 261 met in regular session on January 22, 2014 in the Ashby School Media Center. Chair Wing 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 Shane Tappe, Renee Melby, Heather Dewey, and Chad Koep.
The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.
Spangler moved to approve the amended agenda. LaRue seconded. MCU.
LaRue made a motion to cast a unanimous ballot for officers and committee members to remain the same as listed below. Hoff seconded. MCU.
Suzanne Wing, Chairperson
Corey Johnson, Vice Chair
Warren Nelson, Clerk
Dallas Rylander, Treasurer
Committees as following:
Special Education representative: Wing
MSHSL representative: Spangler
Legislative Liaison: Johnson
Negotiations Committee: Wing, Hoff, and LaRue
Finance Committee: Rylander, Nelson, and LaRue
Planning Committee: Wing, Johnson, and Rylander
Ashby Education Foundation representative: Wing
Rylander moved to approve the following consent agenda:
Nelson gave a report on Region 1, Lakes Country Service Coop, and the MSBA Convention.
Rylander gave a report on the MSBA Convention.
Johnson gave a report on the MSBA Convention.
Wing gave a report on the MSBA Convention, Fergus Falls Special Ed Coop, and Ashby Education Foundation.
Mrs. Dewey gave a report on PreSchool.
Mr. Koep gave a report on 6th Grade, 7th Grade Math, and the TIES Technology Conference.
Mr. Tappe reported on the following:
Mr. Jensen reported on the following:
Johnson introduced resolution No. 14.01 directing the Administration to make recommendations for reductions in programs and positions and reasons therefor and moved its adoption. Nelson seconded. Roll call vote: Hoff-yes, Spangler-yes, Nelson-yes, LaRue-yes, Rylander –yes, Johnson-yes, Wing-yes. MCU.
Johnson made a motion to name the First State Bank of Ashby as the Official Depository and Ashby Dalton Post as the Official Newspaper. LaRue seconded. MCU.
Nelson made a motion to set Board Compensation as $0, and the meeting day time and place as the 3rd Monday, 6:00 PM, in the Media Center of the Ashby Public School. Rylander seconded. MCU.
LaRue made a motion to accept the donation of $150 from Don Searles for the Music Department. Rylander seconded. MCU.
LaRue made a motion to approve the Seniority List for 2013-14. Johnson seconded. MCU.
Spangler made a motion to approve the fundraising request from Youth Football for the March Pancake Breakfast. Hoff seconded. MCU. Note: There was no action taken on the July Pro Wrestling event request.
Chair Wing called the meeting adjourned at 8:10 pm.
Warren Nelson, Clerk