July 16, 2012
The School Board of District 261 met in regular session on July 16, 2012 in the Media Center of the School. Chair Wing called the meeting to order at 6:00 PM with members Hoff, Johnson, Nelson, Rylander, Spangler, Van Santen, and Wing present. Also present were Superintendent Allan Jensen, Principal Shane Tappe, Renee Melby, Jeremy Knick, and Dwight Walvatne.
The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.
Rylander moved to approve the amended agenda. Van Santen seconded. MCU.
Johnson moved to approve the following consent agenda:
Dwight Walvatne representing Ashby A’s shared with the board improvements needed on the baseball field. Nelson made a motion to approve the baseball field improvements as discussed. Van Santen seconded. MCU.
Nelson gave a report on Lakes Country Service Coop and Region I.
Wing gave a report on Fergus Falls Special Ed Coop.
Mr. Jensen reported on the following:
Mr. Tappe reported on the following:
Mr. Knick gave a report on Basketball Camp and the Elementary Gardens.
MSBA Summer Seminar will be held August 6, 7 in Brooklyn Park.
Sports Boosters is looking into a fundraiser to sell advertising signage on the outdoor sports complex. The Board gave approval of the advertising initiative.
Johnson made a motion to approve a bean bag tournament fundraiser for the Class of 2014. Spangler seconded. MCU.
Johnson made a motion to approve the FY12, FY13, and FY14 Health and Safety Budgets as presented. Nelson seconded. MCU.
Van Santen made a motion to approve memberships in MSBA, MASSP, MASA, MREA, and MASBO for 2012-13. Rylander seconded. MCU.
Nelson made a motion to set fees as follows:
Admission Prices: Adults $5.00, Students $3.00, Seniors $3.00.
Season passes: Fall: Family $40, Adult $30, Student $20, Seniors $10.
Winter: Family $50, Adult $40, Student $20, Seniors $10.
Activity fees: Grades 9-12 $50.00/activity, Grades 7-8 $25.00/activity.
Family maximum $200.00/year.
Rylander seconded. MCU.
Nelson made a motion to set meal prices as follows:
Elementary Students $1.85 Students $0.95
High School Student $2.00 Adults $1.80
Reduced K-12 $0.40
Ala Carte $1.00
Extra Milk $0.30
Adults $3.25 (pending State set minimum)
Johnson seconded. MCU.
Van Santen made a motion for the Drivers Ed fees to remain the same as follows:
Drivers Ed: Classroom $75.00, Behind the Wheel $200.00
Spangler seconded. MCU.
Van Santen made a motion to accept the Bimbo bread bid through Lakes Country Service Coop. Nelson seconded. MCU.
Bids received for milk:
Food Services of America: Esc. Firm Cass Clay: Esc. Firm
1/2 pint 1% milk .2000 1/2 pint 1% milk .1866
1/2 pint skim milk .1900 1/2 pint skim milk .1803
1/2 pint chocolate skim .2100 1/2 pint chocolate skim .2084
6 oz. Orange Juice .250 6 oz. Orange Juice .260
6 oz. Apple Juice .250 6 oz. Apple Juice .260
Land O’ Lakes: indicated they would not be bidding.
Van Santen made a motion to accept the escalating milk bid from Cass Clay. Spangler seconded. MCU.
Bid received for vehicle fuel:
Unleaded gasoline $0.07 discount
Diesel $0.07 discount
Oil $14.00 gallon / $4.50 quart
Synthetic Oil $16.00 gallon / $5.00 quart
T & B Short:
Unleaded gasoline $0.06 discount
Diesel $0.08 discount
Oil no bid
Synthetic Oil no bid
Van Santen made a motion to accept: the diesel fuel bid from T & B Short Stop contingent upon accounting, access, fuel grade, and pricing conditions being met; the unleaded gasoline and oil bid from Ashby Equity. Nelson seconded. MCU.
Bids received for vehicle maintenance:
Large busses maintenance $53.00/hr. Small vehicles maintenance $45.00/hr.
Large busses heavy duty oil $4.50/qt. Small vehicles heavy duty oil $4.50/qt.
Large busses synthetic oil $5.00/qt.
Large busses maintenance $22.00/hr. Small vehicles maintenance $22.00/hr.
Large busses heavy duty oil $4.50/qt. Small vehicles heavy duty oil $3.50/qt.
Van Santen made a motion to accept the vehicle maintenance bid from Evansville Automotive. Spangler seconded. MCU.
Rylander made a motion to approve the Pre-School/ECFE Contract for Heather Dewey. Spangler seconded. MCU.
Rylander made a motion to accept the following donations: Johnson-Nelson Masonry $1,800.00 labor and equipment use for the track, Fergus Falls Garden Club $100.00. Van Santen seconded. MCU.
Chair Wing called the meeting adjourned at 8:30 pm.
Warren Nelson, Clerk