November 20, 2008
The School Board of District 261 met in regular session on November 20, 2008 in the Media Center of the School. Vice-Chairman S. LaRue called the meeting to order at 7:00 PM with members LaRue, Nelson, Risbrudt, D. Rylander, J. Rylander, and Wing present. Absent: Graham. Also present were Superintendent Allan Jensen, Renee Melby, Candace Philipson, Perry Butler, Kirby Spangler, and Peter Hoff.
The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.
Mrs. Wing moved to approve the amended agenda, seconded by Mr. Risbrudt. MCU.
Mr. J. Rylander moved to approve the following consent agenda:
Thank you from the Lorraine Rylander family was read for the memorial flowers that were sent by the Board.
Phase I and Phase II Training opportunity dates were presented.
There were no nominations for Region I Board.
Mr. Butler gave a report on Technology.
Ms. Philipson gave a report on Vocal Music K-12 and some information on the Spring 2010 Music Trip.
Lakes Country Service Coop ballots were distributed. Ballots were cast and collected to be submitted.
Mrs. Wing gave a report on Ashby Education Foundation.
Mr. Nelson gave a report on Region I.
Mr. Jensen reported on behalf of Mr. Otte:
Mr. Jensen reported on the following:
MSBA Leadership Conference registrations and reservations need to be made by December 12th for Board Members that are able to attend.
There was a continued discussion on cost savings. It is tabled until the January meeting.
Mr. D. Rylander made a motion to approve the FY08 Audit Report. Mr. Risbrudt seconded. MCU.
Mrs. Wing introduced resolution No. 09.03 authorizing issuance of certificates of election and directing School District Clerk to perform other election related duties. Mr. J. Rylander seconded. Voting by roll in the affirmative: Risbrudt, Wing, D. Rylander, Nelson, J. Rylander, LaRue. Voting by roll in the negative: none. MCU.
Mr. Risbrudt made motion to approve the work agreement with Kandace Norby. Mrs. Wing seconded. MCU.
Mr. Risbrudt made a motion to adjourn at 8:46 pm. Mrs. Wing seconded. MCU.
Warren Nelson, Clerk