May 20, 2015
The School Board of District 261 met in regular session on May 20, 2015 in the Media Center of the School. Chair Wing called the meeting to order at 6:00 PM with members Anderson, B. Johnson, C. Johnson, Nelson, Rylander, and Wing present. Absent: Spangler. Also present were Superintendent Allan Jensen, Principal Shane Tappe, Renee Melby, Brenda Johnson, and Kyle Rylander.
The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.
C. Johnson moved to approve the amended agenda, Anderson seconded. MCU.
Rylander moved to approve the following consent agenda:
Kyle Rylander representing the Ashby A’s presented the bids for the baseball field project. The full Minnesota Twins Grant in the the amount of $10,000.00 has been received. The Board will have further discussion on the project at the June 17, 2015 Board Meeting.
Nelson gave a report on Region 1 and Lakes Country Service Coop.
Anderson reported on a meeting she attended along with Dustin Steenblock, Jill Evavold, and Carol Koefod on School Gardens, Food Hub, SHIP, and Farm to School.
Wing reported on Fergus Falls Special Coop.
Mr. Tappe reported on the following:
Mr. Jensen reported on the following:
Mrs. Johnson reported on 4th Grade.
C. Johnson left the meeting at 7:00 pm.
Mr. Jensen gave a review of the FY14 Audit and FY15 Budget.
Rylander made a motion to approve the Minnesota State High School League Membership Resolution. Anderson seconded. Roll call vote: B. Johnson – yes, Nelson – yes, Anderson – yes, Rylander – yes, Wing – yes. Absent: C. Johnson, Spangler. MCU.
B. Johnson made a motion to approve work agreement for Jen Tollefson, Summer Rec Director. Rylander seconded. MCU.
Anderson made a motion to approve teaching contract for Noelle Kratzke, High School Math. Nelson seconded. MCU.
Rylander made a motion to approve teaching contract for Paula Wojcik, High School English. B. Johnson seconded. MCU.
Nelson made a motion to approve teaching contract for Kandace Norby, Kindergarten. Anderson seconded. MCU.
B. Johnson made a motion to approve contract for Kevin McNamara, Technology Coordinator. Rylander seconded. MCU.
Rylander made a motion to approve the 2016-2018 Ashby ISD 261 Technology Plan. Nelson seconded. MCU.
Nelson made a motion to approve the Audit FY15 Contract with Swenson, Saurer, Gerber, Anderson & Co. B. Johnson seconded. MCU.
Nelson made a motion to approve the 2015-16 School Calendar. Anderson seconded. MCU.
Chair Wing called the meeting adjourned at 7:40 pm.
Leslie Anderson, Clerk