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CARLTON INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT #93 SCHOOL BOARD MINUTES MONDAY, AUGUST 21, 2017

CARLTON INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT #93

SCHOOL BOARD MINUTES

MONDAY, AUGUST 21, 2017 - 7:00 P.M.

The Board of Education of Independent School District 93, Carlton, Minnesota, met in regular session on Monday, August 21, 2017. Emerson called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m. The meeting continued with the Pledge of Allegiance. Members present: Chmielewski, Emerson, Gibson, Karp, Lehto with Superintendent Carman and Business Manager Eiffler. Hagenah absent.

MOTION by Lehto to approve the amended meeting agenda was supported by Karp. Motion passed 5-0.

Notice regarding Public Comment was given.

Public comment was taken from Gavin LeBrasser, Mike Salzer, Diane Soden-Groves, Timothy Soden-Groves, Stacy Sway, Brenda Tischer, Josh Rostollan, Ben Nilsen, Dave Chmielewski, Chris Rousseau, Allan Soukkala, Chris LeBrasser, Jack Eudy, Penny Bennett, Amy DeCaigney, and Sherri Herman.

Thank you to all of the staff who have worked throughout the summer to assure a successful start of the 2017-18 school year.

Presentation from Greg Crowe of Ehlers regarding funding options.

Reports were given by High School Principal Craig Kotsmith, South Terrace Elementary Principal Benjamin Midge, Community Education Director Daisy Rose, Business Manager Renee Eiffler, Superintendent Gwen Carman

MOTION by Gibson to approve the Consent Agenda.

Approve the Minutes, July 17, 2017 Regular School Board Meeting.

Approve the Minutes, August 14, 2017 Special School Board Meeting.

Approve the 2017-18 Purchase of Services Contract with Minnesota Indian Primary Residential Treatment Services Center, Inc. (Mash-ka-wisen Treatment Center).

Accept donations from local businesses and organizations for 2017 Carlton Summer Learning Camp totaling $1,230.00.

Approve the 2017-18 South Terrace Elementary Student Handbook.

Approve the 2017-18 South Terrace Elementary Staff Handbook.

Approve the 2017-18 Carlton High School Student Handbook.

Approve the 2017-18 Carlton High School Staff Handbook.

Approve July payroll for a total of $ 338,445.43 and wires summative at $113,475.90.

Approve the August finance checks in the amount of $238,165.14.

The motion was supported by Karp. Motion passed 5-0.

MOTION by Gibson to approve policies with substantive MSBA recommended changes 303, 405, 414, 509, 520, 525, 529, 534 (new policy), 604, 612.1, 613, 616, 721 (new policy), 805. Policies with non-substantive MSBA recommended changes: 515, 515 Form, 524, 602, 615, 618, 619, 701, 806 was supported by Lehto. Motion passed 5-0.

A Public Hearing regarding Student Fees was held. Public comment was taken from Diane Soden-Groves and Jana Peterson.

MOTION by Lehto to approve 2017-18 Student Fee Schedule was supported by Karp, Motion passed 5-0.

MOTION by Gibson to approve the hire of Jesse Frischmann as 1.0 FTE Elementary Teacher BA5 for the 2017-18 school year was supported by Lehto. Motion passed 5-0.

MOTION by Lehto to approve the hire of Justine Beyer as 1.0 FTE Elementary Teacher BA1 for the 2017-18 school year was supported by Karp. Motion passed 5-0.

MOTION by Gibson to approve the hire of Emily Corrin as 1.0 FTE Special Education Teacher BA5 for the 2017-18 school year was supported by Karp. Motion passed 5-0.

MOTION by Gibson to approve the hire of Katherine Nistler as 0.5 FTE Special Education Teacher and 0.5 FTE Life Science Teacher BA1 for the 2017-18 school year, pending an approved Special Education Variance was supported by Lehto. Motion passed 5-0.

MOTION by Chmielewski to approve the hire of Lucas Beireis as 1.0 FTE Mathematics Teacher BA1 for the 2017-18 school year pending license issuance was supported by Karp. Motion passed 5-0.

MOTION by Gibson to approve the hire of Janice Tollefson as a Van Driver was supported by Lehto. Motion passed 5-0.

MOTION by Lehto to approve the 2017-18 Community Education Employees was supported by Karp effective July 1, 2017.

Daisy Rose as Community Education Director at $22,287.20 per year.

Daisy Rose as Bulldog Options Coordinator at $21.43 per hour.

Megan McLain as ECFE Coordinator/Teacher and School Readiness Coordinator/Teacher at $24.11 per hour.

Jackie Kedrowski as Early Childhood Family Education Teacher at $23.27 per hour.

Joyce Salzer as School Readiness Para-Professional at $11.77 per hour.

Jeff Lindemood as Youth Services Coordinator at $14.36 per hour.

Melissa Maki as Kids Care Coordinator at $15.45 per hour.

Shirley Lamminen as Kids Care Aide at $11.54 per hour.

Robin Theisen as Kids Care Aide at $11.54 per hour.

Amanda Groth as Kids Care Aide at $11.54 per hour.

MOTION by Gibson to approve the hire of Marinelda Ruiz Benko as a Spanish Community Expert for the 2017-18 school year at $30 per hour pending approved Community Expert Variance was supported by Chmielewski. Motion passed 5-0.

MOTION by Gibson to approve the contract for Katie Meyer as Indian Education Home Liaison at $15.00 per hour was supported by Karp. Motion passed 5-0.

MOTION by Karp to approve the 2017-18 assignments per Schedule C of the Master Contract was supported by Lehto. Motion passed 4-0 with Emerson abstaining.

Ryan Schmidt as Activities Director

Sharrie Janovick as Instrumental Music Advisor

Christie Schwoch as Math Team Advisor

Tracy Bockbrader as National Honor Society Advisor

Debra Saunders as Peer Helpers Advisor

Ryan Schmidt as Student Council Advisor

Laura Kotsmith as Yearbook Advisor

Julianne Emerson as Knowledge Bowl Advisor

Kimberly McCuskey as School Patrol (Elementary) Advisor

Daniel Fitzsimmons as Junior High Football Coach

MOTION by Gibson to approve 2017-18 Fall Sports Volunteers was supported by Chmielewski. Motion passed 5-0.

Nick Mohs for Football

Rich Bryant for Football

Brad Weber for Football

Travis Gauer for Football

Brenda Cid for Cross Country pending a successful background check

Grace Macor for Volleyball

MOTION by Gibson to accept the resignation of Kortnie Unzen as a Kindergarten Teacher effective August 7, 2017 was supported by Chmielewski. Motion passed 5-0.

MOTION by Chmielewski to accept the resignation of Rachel (Halligan) Skillings as Bridges 3 year old Preschool Teacher effective July 25, 2017 was supported by Karp. Motion passed 5-0.

MOTION by Gibson to approve the layoff of Megan Bottila as full time Paraprofessional effective August 21, 2017 was supported by Lehto. Motion passed 5-0.

MOTION by Karp to approve the hire of Jodi Lorenz as a 1.0 FTE Elementary Teacher BA1 for the 2017-18 school year pending a successful background check was supported by Gibson. Motion passed 5-0.

MOTION by Lehto to approve the hire of Carla Fellerer as a Art Community Expert for the 2017-18 school year at $23.86 per hour pending approved Community Expert Variance was supported by Chmielewski. Motion passed 5-0.

MOTION by Gibson to approve the hire of Carla Fellerer for one day a week Library Aide for the 2017-18 school year was supported by Karp. Motion passed 5-0.

MOTION by Karp to approve change in job classification change for Mary Marciniak from District Assistant to Administrative Assistant effective July 18, 2017 was supported by Gibson. Motion passed 5-0.

The School Board moved to close the meeting to discuss contract negotiations at 9:42 p.m. The meeting reopened at 10:32 p.m.

MOTION by Karp to approve the July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2019 Carlton Confidential Employees Certified Bargaining Unit Contract was supported by Gibson. Motion passed 5-0.

Future Meetings

Thursday, August 24, 2017 - 5:00 p.m. EM-Carlton Contract Negotiations

Monday, August 28, 2017 - 7:00 p.m. Committee of the Whole Meeting - HS Media Center

Monday, September 11, 2017 - 7:00 p.m. Committee of the Whole Meeting-HS Media Center

Monday, September 18, 2017 - 6:00 p.m. Finance Meeting - Board Room

Monday, September 18, 2017 - 7:00 p.m. Regular Meeting - HS Media Center

Gibson made a motion to adjourn at 10:42 p.m. and there being no further business with a second from Chmielewski the meeting adjourned by unanimous vote.

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