October 17, 2011
The School Board of District 261 met in regular session on October 17, 2011 in the Media Center of the School. Chair Wing called the meeting to order at 6:00 PM with members Hoff, Nelson, Rylander, VanSanten, and Wing present. Absent: Johnson and Spangler. Also present were Superintendent Allan Jensen, Principal Peter Remboldt, Renee Melby, Angie Baker, Dustin Steenblock, and Randy Highland.
The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.
Nelson moved to approve the agenda, Hoff seconded. MCU.
Rylander moved to approve the following consent agenda:
Correspondence from Carol Juul was distributed extending an invitation for any board member interested attending the MSBA delegate assembly.
Van Santen commented on the great Homecoming week and all the good reports she has heard from the Community.
Wing reported on Fergus Falls Special Ed Coop and Ashby Education Foundation.
Mr. Remboldt reported on the following:
Mr. Jensen reported on the following:
Mrs. Baker gave a report Title I.
Randy Highland from Carlson Highland & Co. LLP presented the 2010-2011 Audit Report.
Nelson made a motion to pursue a lease for Lot 12 for the high tunnel contingent on water hookup and power hookup at a reasonable cost. Hoff seconded. MCU.
There will be a joint meeting of the Ashby, Brandon, and Evansville Boards on November 30th, 7:00 pm, at the Ashby School. Discussion followed.
Mr. Butler reported on needed technology upgrades. Van Santen made a motion to purchase a SAN data server and a VM server. Nelson seconded. MCU.
Nelson made a motion to adopt a Long Term Sub Pay Policy that places the sub at BA Step 1 after 15 consecutive days. Rylander seconded. MCU.
Van Santen made a motion to accept the resignation of Lisa Behrens from the Jr. High Volleyball Coaching position. Rylander seconded. MCU.
Nelson made a motion to accept the resignation of Lori Risbrudt from the Music Teaching Position under the terms of the resignation letter. Hoff seconded. MCU.
Van Santen made a motion to accept the work agreements with Chad Koep for Assistant Girls Basketball Coach and Jeremy Quernemoen for Junior High Boys Basketball Coach. Rylander seconded. MCU.
Nelson introduced Resolution No. 12.02 Authorizing Marcy Andreasen to apply for a MSHSL Grant to offset participation fees for Free and Reduced students. Van Santen seconded. Roll call vote: Nelson-yes; Van Santen-yes; Rylander-yes; Hoff-yes; Wing-yes. MCU.
Chair Wing called the meeting adjourned at 8:16 pm.
Warren Nelson, Clerk