The School Board of District 261 met in regular session on April 17, 2019 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, Spangler, and Wing present. Absent: Hoff, Rylander. Also present were Superintendent Niemann, Principal Jon Moore, Renee Melby, Peter Nelson, Heather Dewey, Jeff Seeley, Noelle Kratzke, Josey Ness, and Bradley Anderson.
The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.
Spangler moved to approve the amended agenda. B. Johnson seconded. MCU.
Recognition of Visitors: Jeff Seeley, Ehlers and Associates.
Senior Class Representatives presented the plans for the Senior Class Trip May 17-19 to Duluth. C. Johnson made a motion to approve the Senior Class Trip as presented. Anderson seconded. MCU.
Jeff Seeley from Ehlers and Associates gave a presentation on consideration of renewal of the Operating Referendum.
B. Johnson moved to approve the following consent agenda:
B. Johnson reported on the Grant County Yellow Ribbon Coalition.
Anderson reported on Region 1Board Meeting and the Wellness Committee.
Wing reported on the Fergus Falls Special Ed Coop Board Meeting, and Lakes Country Service Coop Board Meeting.
Mr. Moore reported on the following:
Mr. Niemann reported on the following:
Peter Nelson reported on Physical Education K-3 and High School.
Heather Dewey reported on School Readiness and Early Childhood.
Discussion on the School Weather closings.
C. Johnson made a motion to approve the 2019-20 School Calendar. B. Johnson seconded. MCU.
Anderson made a motion to appoint Suzanne Wing as the Fergus Falls Area Special Ed Coop Representative. Spangler seconded. MCU.
C. Johnson made a motion to renew Superintendent Contract with Al Niemann for two years. B. Johnson seconded. MCU.
B. Johnson made a motion to revise the 2018-19 School Calendar as a result of the two additional cancellation days. The revision is for the addition of two additional flex days for teachers. Spangler seconded. MCU.
Anderson made a motion to approve the softball fundraiser. B. Johnson seconded. MCU.
Spangler made a motion to adjourn. Anderson seconded. MCU. Wing called the meeting adjourned at 7:48 pm.
Leslie Anderson, Clerk