School Board Minutes (January 2009-August 2013)

Special Board Meeting

 

Special Board Meeting Minutes                                                      August 17, 2010
 
          1.0     The special meeting of the School Board of Independent School District No. 696 was called to order at 5:30 p.m. by Chairman Marsnik.
2.0     On roll call the following directors were present: Erzar, Kellerman, Marsnik, Pengal. Absent: Richter, York-Jesme. Also present: Superintendent Donald Langan; Tom Coombe, Ely Echo; Adam Masloski, Ely Timberjay; Joanie Haag, WELY; Kim Belcastro, Director of Operations/High School Principal, and Joselyn Murphy, Elementary Principal.
          3.0     Pledge of Allegiance
          4.0     Consider amendment to resolution calling for renewal of expiring operating referendum:
                   Moved by Kellerman, seconded by Pengal, to let the $202.27 per pupil operating levy expire. Motion carried. The resolution was passed at the July 12, 2010, regular meeting and was as follows: Moved by Kellerman, seconded by Erzar to adopt the Resolution Relating to Increasing the General Education Revenue of the School District and Calling an Election Thereon. For: Erzar, Kellerman, Marsnik, Richter, York-Jesme. Against: None. Absent: Pengal. Motion carried.
          5.0     Consider amendment to resolution calling for four (4) bond issue questions: The following resolution was adopted at the July 22, 2010, special meeting: Moved by York-Jesme, seconded by Erzar, to adopt the Resolution Relating to the Issuance of School Building Bonds and Calling an Election Thereon with the following changes: Removed the $350,000 JFK recycle/demolition from question 1 and replaced that amount with $200,000 of technology and removed the $200,000 technology from questions 2 and 3.  For: Erzar, Kellerman, Marsnik, Pengal, Richter, York-Jesme. Against: None. Motion carried.
          Chairman Marsnik stepped down as chairman and made the following motion: Moved by Marsnik, seconded by Pengal, to ask the voters’ to support a one question ballot to include $2,190,000 for a new heating system and related building needs. For: Marsnik, Pengal. Against: Erzar, Kellerman. Absent: Richter, York-Jesme. Motion failed.
          Moved by Erzar, seconded by Pengal, to remove the four (4) questions approved at the July 22, 2010, special meeting. Erzar withdrew his motion.
          Moved by Pengal to remove the previous four (4) questions approved at the July 22, 2010, special meeting. Pengal withdrew his motion.
          Moved by Kellerman, seconded by Erzar, that the four (4) questions be dropped from the ballot approved at the July 22, 2010, special meeting and replaced with the two questions presented at this meeting; Ballot question No. 1: Shall the School Board of Independent School District No. 696 (Ely) be authorized to issue its general obligation school building bonds in an amount not to exceed $3,885,000 to provide funds for the acquisition and betterment of school sites and facilities, including but not limited to heating plant improvements, technology and electrical and domestic water service? Ballot question No. 2: If Question No. 1 is approved, shall the School Board of Independent School District No. 696 (Ely) be authorized to issue its general obligation school building bonds in an amount not to exceed $5,630,000 to provide funds for the acquisition and betterment of school sites and facilities, including but not limited to roof repair, electrical and plumbing improvements? For: Erzar, Kellerman, Marsnik, Pengal. Against: None. Absent: Richter, York-Jesme. Motion carried.
          6.0     Moved by Kellerman, seconded by Erzar, to adjourn at 6:30 p.m. Motion carried.
 
 
 
 
Scott C. Kellerman, Clerk