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REGULAR MEETING OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF EDUCATION INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 549 April 16, 2014 The April 16, 2014, Regular School Board Meeting of District No. 549 was called to order by Board Chairman Myron Roe at 5:05 p.m. in the PHS Student Union. Board members present were Mike Hamann, Cyndy Huber, Sue Von Ruden, Myron Roe, Jim Rieber, and Vince Pankonin. Board member Sue Huebsch was absent. Administrative members included Superintendent Mitch Anderson, Business Manager Kristi Werner, Principals Ehren Zimmerman, Jen Hendrickson, Scott Bjerke, ALC Director Jace Hennagir, Activities Director Erin Anderson, and the press. The Pledge of Allegiance was recited by all present. A motion was made by Hamann and seconded by Pankonin to approve the amended agenda. Motion carried unanimously. Administrative reports were reviewed. HOTL Principal Hendrickson presented updates on kindergarten and preschool projected enrollment and also on proposed playground equipment. Superintendent Anderson's report included information that Perham is a recipient of the Safe Route Grant. This 2015 project will include sidewalk along 9th street, off-road path to the elementary school, crossing improvements along 2nd Avenue SW, and separate bus one way exit for HOL Elementary and Prairie Wind Middle School. A motion was made by Hamann and seconded by Von Ruden to approve the consent agenda as follows: 7.1 Approve Minutes of March 6 Special and March 19 Regular Board Meetings 7.2 Approve Treasurer's Report 7.3 Approve Payment of Bills and Credit Card_ 7.4 Accept Donations and Gifts 7.4.1 $5,000 from Kim and Kenny Nelson for HOTL Special Education classroom 7.4.2 $3,000 anonymous donation to be used for Visual Arts Department 7.4.3 $75 in memory of Lila Lubitz, mother of Perham alumni 7.4.4 $2,062.20 PowerAid donation from Viking Coca-Cola 7.4.5 $2,000 "Help Us Give Back" from Shopko 7.4.6 $800 from Dean's Country Market (Open House) 7.4.7 $1,000 from MN Vikings Children's Fund (FB Coach of the Week: Mike Jordahl) 7.5 Approve list of items for public auction Motion carried unanimously. A motion was made by Rieber and seconded by Hamann to approve the 2014-15 school calendar. Motion carried unanimously. A motion was made by Rieber and seconded by Hamann to approve the 3 year Lakes Country Service Cooperative Technology Contract. Motion carried unanimously. A motion was made by Hamann and seconded by Huber to approve the 2013-2015 MSEA Contract. Motion carried unanimously. A motion was made by Hamann and seconded by Pankonin to approve the iPad 1: 1 program expansion to 7th and 8th grades starting in 2014-15 school year. Motion carried unanimously. Board member Rieber introduced the Resolution Relating to the Termination and Nonrenewal of the Teaching Contract of Kasey Wacker, a Probationary Teacher. The motion was duly seconded by member Pankonin. Voting aye were Roe, Von Ruden, Hamann, Pankonin, Rieber, and Huber. Voting nay were none. Resolution was declared duly passed and adopted. Board member Pankonin introduced the Resolution Relating to the Termination and Nonrenewal of the Teaching Contract of Kristine Schuldt, a Probationary Teacher. The motion was duly seconded by member Rieber. Voting aye were Roe, Von Ruden, Hamann, Pankonin, Rieber, and Huber. Voting nay were none. Resolution was declared duly passed and adopted. Board member Von Ruden introduced the Resolution Relating to the Termination and Nonrenewal of the Teaching Contract of Chelsie Tatge, a Probationary Teacher. The motion was duly seconded by member Rieber. Voting aye were Roe, Von Ruden, Hamann, Pankonin, Rieber, and Huber. Voting nay were none. Resolution was declared duly passed and adopted. Board member Huber introduced the Resolution Relating to the Termination and Nonrenewal of the Teaching Contract of Dena Mekalson, a Probationary Teacher. The motion was duly seconded by member Pankonin. Voting aye were Roe, Von Ruden, Hamann, Pankonin, Rieber, and Huber. Voting nay were none. Resolution was declared duly passed and adopted. Board member Pankonin introduced the Resolution Relating to the Termination and Nonrenewal of the Teaching Contract of Carrie Grindall, a Probationary Teacher. The motion was duly seconded by member Rieber. Voting aye were Roe, Von Ruden, Hamann, Pankonin, Rieber, and Huber. Voting nay were none. Resolution was declared duly passed and adopted. Board member Von Ruden introduced the Resolution Relating to the Termination and Nonrenewal of the Teaching Contract of Jillian Froh, a Probationary Teacher. The motion was duly seconded by member Pankonin. Voting aye were Roe, Von Ruden, Hamann, Pankonin, Rieber, and Huber. Voting nay were none. Resolution was declared duly passed and adopted. Board member Pankonin introduced the Resolution Relating to the Termination and Nonrenewal of the Teaching Contract of Kelsey Gerszewski, a Probationary Teacher. The motion was duly seconded by member Rieber. Voting aye were Roe, Von Ruden, Hamann, Pankonin, Rieber, and Huber. Voting nay were none. Resolution was declared duly passed and adopted. A motion was made by Von Ruden and seconded by Hamann to approve the first reading of Policy # 713 - Electronic Fund Transfer. Motion carried unanimously. A motion was made by Rieber and seconded by Von Ruden to approve the ordering/purchase of playground equipment at HOTL from Midwest Playscapes for $105,152.48. Motion carried unanimously. Meeting notifications include Facilities Meeting on May 13 at 4:00 p.m. and Regular Board Meeting on Wednesday, May 21 at 5:00 p.m. - PHS Student Union. A motion was made by Von Ruden and seconded by Rieber to adjourn the meeting at 6:30 p.m. Motion carried unanimously. eotf 6/5__________________________________________________1933990