REGULAR MEETING OF THE
BOARD OF EDUCATION
INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 696
Monday, August 13, 2012 – 7:00 P.M.
Board Meeting Room – Memorial High School
1.0 CALL TO ORDER
2.0 ROLL CALL
Scott Kellerman ____________ James Pointer ____________
Ray Marsnik ____________ Amy Richter ____________
Paul Pengal ____________ Bill Skradski ____________
3.0 PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
4.0 APPROVAL OF AGENDA
4.1 Moved by __________________, seconded by ________________, to approve the agenda as presented/amended. Motion carried/failed.
5.0 OPEN FORUM*
6.0 APPROVAL OF PAST MEETING MINUTES
6.1 Moved by _________________, seconded by _________________, to approve the minutes of the regular meeting of July 9, 2012. Motion carried/failed.
6.2 Moved by _________________, seconded by _________________, to approve the minutes of the special meeting of July 20, 2012. Motion carried/failed.
6.3 Moved by _________________, seconded by _________________, to approve the minutes of the special meeting of July 31, 2012. Motion carried/failed.
7.0 CORRESPONDENCE/INFORMATIONAL ITEMS
7.1 Student Council Representative – (if present)
7.2 Ely Community Resource, Inc. Quarterly Progress Report-2nd Quarter April 1 – June 30, 2012
7.3 Letter from Julie Hignell, Executive Director, Ely Community Resource, Inc.
8.0 OLD BUSINESS
8.1 Auditorium chiller
9.0 NEW BUSINESS
9.1 Purchase of gas convection ovens for cafeteria
9.2 Purchase of cafeteria tables
9.3 Fiscal agent for grant – Community Care Team
9.4 Foster, Jacobs & Johnson, Inc. Professional Design Services Proposal-Door Replacement & Access Control
9.5 Teachers on Call (AESOP) – (approved in FY 2013 budget at June meeting in the amount of $6,080.00 using Q Comp funds)
9.6 Paraprofessional – new position
9.7 Basketball supports professional services proposal – Northland Consulting Engineers LLP
9.8 Lighting and grant money
- Marco Hunt, Trane
- John Prijatel, Burntside Electric
9.9 Middle Mile Fiber Project update
9.10 Per Mar Security
9.11 Baseball – Tom Coombe
10.0 CONSENT AGENDA
10.1.1 Approve July 2012 disbursements and wire transfers in the amount of $642,387.45 and receipts in the amount of $409,214.25
10.1.2 Approve July 2012 financial Reports
10.1.3 Approve gifts and donations
10.1.4 Quotes for removal of JFK building gymnasium floor
10.1.5 Approve revised Specific Services Agreement with Arrowhead Regional Computing Consortium (ARCC) for the 2012-2013 school year
10.1.6 Change date of Monday, September 10, 2012, regular board meeting to Monday, September 17, 2012.
10.2.1 Hire Afton Pender for the K-12 Guidance Counselor/District Assessment Coordinator position for the 2012-2013 school year (MA Step 2, 1.0 FTE, $37,357.00) as per the 2011-2013 master agreement between ISD #696 and the Ely Education Association.
10.2.2 Hire Monica Freeman for the Special Education Paraprofessional position effective at the start of the 2012-2013 school year (6.5 hrs./day, 5 days per week, student contact days, $13.60/hour) as per the 2011-2013 master agreement between ISD #696 and AFSCME Local No. 295.
10.2.3 Renew the following extra/co-curricular coaching positions for winter activities: Boys hockey- head coach, Kurt Mattila; assistant coach, Todd Aho; volunteer coaches, Wes Syder and Jim Koski; boys basketball – head coach, Tom McDonald; assistant coach, Tim Omerza; volunteer assistant, Tom Omerza; Nordic Skiing – head coach, Paula Anderson; assistant coaches, Tyler Fish and Mary Grayson as per the 2011-2013 master agreement between ISD #696 and the Ely Education Association and school board policy.
10.2.4 Approve contract with Anne Oelke, Interim K-4 Principal/Community Education Director
10.2.5 Approve contract with Laurie Kess, Interim 5-12 Principal (Teacher on Special Assignment)
10.2.6 Approve contract with Alexis Leitgeb, Interim Superintendent
10.2.7 Hire Dafne Caruso as Community Expert for the .2 FTE English as a Second Language (Spanish) teacher ($24.80 per hour) for the 2012-2013 school year pending approval by the Minnesota Board of Education
10.2.8 Rehire Kristy Johnson for the cafeteria aide/cashier position ($12.75/hour, 2 ¾ hours per day, 5 days per week; student contact days)
10.2.9 Hire K-12 Vocal Music Instructor for the 2012-2013 school year as per the 2011-2013 master agreement between ISD #696 and the Ely Education Association.
10.2.10 Accept resignation of Frank Ivancich from the position of head girls’ basketball coach effective at the end of the 2011-2012 school year.
10.3.1 MSBA Policy 103 Complaints – Students, Employees, Parents, Other Persons (board action)
10.3.2 MSBA Policy 403 Discipline, Suspension, and Dismissal of School District Employees (board action)
10.3.3 MSBA Policy 406 Public and Private Personnel Data (board action)
10.3.4 Revise Policy 271 Hiring and renewing Co-Extra-Curricular Positions (board action)
10.3.5 Policy 426 Anti-Nepotism Policy (board review)
10.3.6 MSBA Policy 205 Open Meetings and Closed Meetings (board action)
10.3.7 MSBA Policy 524 Internet Acceptable Use and Safety Policy
11.0 K-4 Principal’s Report
11.1 Opening of the 2012-2013 school year
12.0 5-12 Principal’s Report
12.1 Opening of the 2012-2013 school year
13.0 Superintendent Report
13.1 Opening of the 2012-2013 school year
14.0 Board Members Comments and Concerns
14.1 Payment in Lieu of Taxes (PILT)-Director Skradski
*Comments from visitors must be informational in nature and not exceed five (5) minutes per issue. The Board cannot engage in a discussion or debate in those five minutes but will take the information and find answers if that is appropriate. As part of Board protocol, it is unacceptable for any speaker to slander or engage in character assassination at a public board meeting. Comments must be limited to items on the agenda.