April 6, 2006
The School Board of District 261 met in special session on April 6, 2006 in the Media Center of the School. Chairman Rylander called the meeting to order at 7:00 PM with members Bestul, Graham, Nelson, Rylander, and Wing present. Absent: LaRue, Risbrudt. Also present were Allan Jensen, Roger Jansen, Renee Melby, Josh Langlie, and Perry Butler.
The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.
The agenda was accepted as presented.
There was a discussion on Program/Position adjustments for 2006-2007.
Mr. LaRue and Mr. Risbrudt joined the meeting at 8:05 PM.
Mr. Nelson introduced a resolution to reduce the Ag Program to 1.0 FTE retaining the FFA Program as extracurricular. Mr. LaRue seconded. Roll call vote: Wing – yes; Risbrudt – yes; Bestul – yes; Graham – yes; LaRue – yes; Nelson – yes; Rylander – yes. MCU. Mr. Jensen is to develop compensation for the FFA Program.
There was a discussion on how to fill the vacant 6th Grade teacher position. Options discussed included multi-grade classroom, departmentalize, or no changes to current classroom schedule. The Board asked Mr. Jansen to develop some schedules and feasibility to be presented at the next meeting.
There was a discussion on bus routes. Mr. Jensen reported that he was looking into trying three routes for after school transportation this spring.
There was a discussion on the baseball fencing need. Mr. LaRue made a motion to fix the baseball fencing not to exceed $7,500.00. Mrs. Graham seconded. MCU.
There was a discussion on the need for a wind break on the south side of the football field. Mr. Rylander will look into prices.
Mr. Nelson made a motion to adjourn the meeting. Mr. Risbrudt seconded. MCU. The meeting was adjourned at 8:52 pm.
Warren Nelson, Clerk