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School District 2396, published in the West Central Tribune, October 8, 2005

School Board Minutes INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT #2396 REGULAR MEETING - ACGC SCHOOL BOARD MONDAY, AUGUST 22, 2005 - 7:00 P.M. ACGC SOUTH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL MEDIA CENTER, COSMOS, MN Members Present: John Cunningham, Gwen Krebsbach, Judy Raske, Ric...

School Board Minutes

INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT #2396

REGULAR MEETING - ACGC SCHOOL BOARD

MONDAY, AUGUST 22, 2005 - 7:00 P.M.

ACGC SOUTH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

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MEDIA CENTER, COSMOS, MN

Members Present: John Cunningham, Gwen Krebsbach, Judy Raske, Rick Nordin, Greg Tauer, Kathy Mahn

Members Absent: Gwen Chase

Administration Present: Pamela Kyllingstad, Sherri Broderius, John Haas

Visitors Present: 1

I. CALL TO ORDER

The meeting was called to order at 7:01 p.m. by John Cunningham.

II. AGENDA REVISIONS

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III. APPROVALS

A. AGENDA

Motion by Krebsbach, seconded by Raske, and carried, to approve the agenda of the August 22, 2005 regular meeting.

B. CONSENT APPROVAL OF MINUTES, EXPENDITURES, TRANSFERS, PERSONNEL, AND GIFTS

Motion by Nordin, seconded by Krebsbach, and carried, to approve the following by consent:

1. MINUTES

Motion to approve the minutes of the July 25, 2005 regular meeting.

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2. EXPENDITURES AND TRANSFERS

a. Motion to approve the expenditures for month ending August 17, 2005:

General Fund $225,546.34

Food Service $ 180.95

Transportation $ 2,883.00

Community Services $ 3,834.38

TOTAL $232,444.67

b. Approval of the following transfers: $66,173.14 for total wire payments as listed on the attached payment register.

3. PERSONNEL

a. LINDA KUTZKE

Motion to approve a contract with Linda Kutzke as a Title I Assistant at South

Elementary in the amount of $9,619.61.

b. REBECCA CARLSON

Motion to rescind Rebecca Carlson's contract as half-time North Elementary Special Education Teacher.

c. NANCY DEHMLOW

Motion to approve a contract with Nancy Dehmlow as an Assistant Cook at South

Elementary in the amount of $6,468.75.

d. NICKIE JANS

Motion to approve a contract with Nickie Jans as a Special Education Assistant at the Jr/Sr High in the amount of $9,788.87.

e. TESSA FANK

Motion to accept the verbal resignation of Tessa Fank as a half-time ECSE Teacher effective immediately.

4. GIFTS

Motion to accept the following gifts:

Atwater Class of 1954

North Elementary Sign $2,624.87

Kathy Mahn arrived at 7:04 p.m.

IV. RECOGNITION OF VISITORS/CORRESPONDENCE - NONE

V. REPORTS

A. CHAIRPERSON - NONE

B. COMMITTEES

- Scheduled negotiations committee meeting for 8/25/05 at 7 AM

C. NORTH AND SOUTH ELEMENTARY - JOHN HAAS

- Boost Up program results and information

- Olweus Bullying Training

D. JUNIOR-SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL - SHERRI BRODERIUS

- Volleyball varsity handbook

- Crisis Management Plan updates

- Grant discussion for Ag department

- Student schedule system working well

E. COMMUNITY EDUCATION - MARJ MAURER

- Lions concert

- Brochure coming out in September

- North & South daycare numbers are up

- Preschool numbers:

North - Hop, Skip, Jump - 27, Kind. Connection - 33

South - Hop, Skip, Jump - 8, Kind. Connection - 20

F. BUILDING AND GROUNDS - TOM FORDYCE

- Completing work orders in all buildings

- Installing lights at North

- South - Drop ceiling, replacing fixtures in bathrooms, boiler work, roof work will be done to get by until replaced

- JSHS - football field, theater update

G. BUSINESS MANAGER - CONNIE DALLMANN

- Audit was completed the week of 8/15/05, in statutory operating debt

- Enrollment/ADM's discussion

H. SUPERINTENDENT - PAM KYLLINGSTAD

- August 31 Workshop breakfast

- Referendum discussion

- Report on conferences attended this summer

VI. BUSINESS

A. 2005-2006 MEET & CONFER DATES

Motion by Raske, seconded by Mahn, and carried, to approve the following Meet & Confer meeting dates and times to be held with the students and the faculty during the 2005-2006 school year: October 24, 2005, January 23, 2006, and April 24, 2006 a half hour before the board meeting with students and an hour before the board meeting with faculty.

B. POLICY APPROVAL & FIRST READING OF POLICY

1. POLICY APPROVAL

Motion by Mahn, seconded by Krebsbach, and carried, to approve the following revised policies:

#519 INTERVIEWS OF STUDENTS BY OUTSIDE AGENCIES

#520 STUDENT SURVEYS

#528 STUDENT PARENTAL, FAMILY, AND MARITAL STATUS NONDISCRIMINATION

#530 IMMUNIZATION REQUIREMENTS

#708 TRANSPORTATION OF NONPUBLIC SCHOOL STUDENTS

2. FIRST READING OF POLICY

#903 VISITORS TO SCHOOL DISTRICT BUILDINGS AND SITES

C. PSEO CONTRACT WITH RIDGEWATER COLLEGE

Motion by Raske, seconded by Tauer, and carried, to approve a contract with Ridgewater College for Post Secondary Enrollment Options in the amount of $182.39 per semester credit.

D. DECEMBER BOARD MEETING

Motion by Nordin, seconded by Krebsbach, and carried, to change the December 26, 2005 meeting to December 19, 2005.

E. SCHOOL PLAY

Motion by Tauer, seconded by Nordin, to reinstate the November school play in the amount of $1,715.00 for the play director. Motion failed unanimously.

F. KNOWLEDGE BOWL

Motion by Nordin, seconded by Tauer, and carried, to table this motion.

G. ACCEPT PROPOSAL FOR ROOM REMODELING CONSULTANT FOR NORTH ELEMENTARY

Motion by Mahn, seconded by Nordin, and carried, to accept the proposal from Howard R. Green Company for room remodeling engineering services for North Elementary for an amount not to exceed $14,750.00. A roll call vote was taken and the following voted in favor thereof: Kathy Mahn, Gwen Krebsbach, Rick Nordin, Greg Tauer, John Cunningham; and the following voted against the same: Judy Raske; Absent: Gwen Chase.

VII. BOARD MEMBERS CONCERN

- Finance committee meeting set for 9/2/05 at 8 AM to go over the line by line budget

VIII. ADJOURNMENT

Motion by Mahn, seconded by Raske, and carried, to adjourn the meeting at 8:55 pm.

John Cunningham, Chair

Gwen Krebsbach, Vice-Chair

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