CARLTON INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT 93 MONDAY, JULY 16, 2018 MINUTES

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CARLTON INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT 93
MONDAY, JULY 16, 2018- 7:00 P.M.
SCHOOL BOARD MINUTES

The Board of Education of Independent School District 93, Carlton, Minnesota, met in regular session on Monday, July 16, 2018. Emerson called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m. The meeting continued with the Pledge of Allegiance. Members present: Chmielewski, Emerson, Karp, Lehto with Superintendent Carman and Business Manager Eiffler. Members absent: Gibson, Hagenah.

MOTION by Karp to approve amended meeting agenda was supported by Lehto. Motion passed 4-0.

Public Comment was taken from Timothy Soden-Groves.

Thank you to the following businesses and people who helped make the 1st Annual Eleanor Hanson Fine Arts Fundraiser a success:
Emily and Glenn Swanson at the Oldenburg House for sharing their house and grounds, and for their generous donations to the event including tickets to their Honey Bee Folk Festival.
Community Memorial Foundation for their generous help in coordinating our mutual events which enabled us to share some expenses.
Streetcar Restaurant for their donation of the proceeds from the beer and wine sales.
Craig Kotsmith and Ted Pavlovich for facilitating a fun game of "Heads or Tails."
Spencer Walton for providing beautiful background music throughout the event.
To those who donated to the Silent Auction:
Carlton students who donated their artwork and photography: Olivia DeCaigny, Liz House, Kaitlyn Kinnunen, Seth Pack, Kyle Walker and Haley Willet.
Rae Ann Pavlovich - violin chair
Tischer Photographic Gallery - $75 Gift Certificate
County Seat Theater Company - 2 sets of 2 theater tickets
Laura Kotsmith - Vase and Necklace
Carla Fellerer - Print Artwork
Beaver Air Seaplane - Seaplane tour for 2
Leola Rodd - Handmade bag
Sue Karp - Hand embroidered towels
Promised Lands Farms - Lori Gamble - Wooly Wonders socks and sheep rug
Historic Scott House - Tea for 4
Kris Nelson - Painted chair
Joel Moffatt - Handcrafted wooden spoon
Betty Brown Print
The Fine Arts Committee: Wendy Greer, Laura Kotsmith, LaRae Lehto, Jennifer Chmielewski, Rae Ann Pavlovich, Mary Marciniak, Daisy Rose, and Gwen Carman.

Congratulations to following Carlton Baseball Players:
Jackson Mickle was named to the Minnesota State High School Baseball Coaches Association All State and Academic All State Teams, All Section 7A Baseball Team, Polar League All Conference Team and the Duluth News Tribune All Area Team.
Leif Herman was named to the Minnesota State High School Baseball Coaches Association Academic All State Team and the Polar League All Conference Team.
Chase Parker was named to the All Section 7A Baseball Team.
Kaden Crane was named to the All Section 7A Baseball Team and the Polar League All Conference Team.

Congratulations to Alaina Bennett who was named to Duluth News Tribune All Area Softball Team.

Congratulations to Abby Mickle who was named to All Tournament Softball Team at the State Tournament.

Reports were given by Community Education Director Daisy Rose, Business Manager Renee Eiffler, Superintendent Gwen Carman.

MOTION by Lehto to approve the consent agenda:
Approve the Minutes, June 18, 2018 Regular School Board Meeting.
Approve the Minutes, June 25, 2018 Special School Board Meeting.
Approve June payroll for a total of $442,444.51 and wires summative at $141,594.12.
Approve the July finance checks in the amount of $254,076.20.
A separate listing of South Terrace facility project bills was carried into the board meeting.
Approve the bids for Fiscal Year 2018-19:
Pan-O-Gold as bread supplier.
Dean Foods - Land O Lakes as milk supplier.
Federated Coop as fuel supplier.
North Country as garbage and recycling supplier.
Approve wire transfer 1st Bond 2018 Series Payment (Interest Only).
Accept donations from local businesses and organizations in the amount of $3,505.00 for newspaper sponsorships (FY18).
Accept donations from local businesses and organizations in the amount of $1,275.00 for Father Daughter Ball (FY18).
Accept donation of $1,628.77 for STEM Camp from the City of Carlton (FY18).
Motion was supported by Karp. Motion passed 4-0.

MOTION by Karp to approve the Application for Cooperative Sponsorship for 2018-2019 Girls and Boys Cross Country with Wrenshall School District was supported by Chmielewski. Motion passed 4-0.

The 2018 Carlton School Board and Superintendent Priority Goals and Work Plan was discussed. Further discussion in August.

MOTION By Lehto to approve the 2018-19 INAC contract was supported by Karp. Motion passed 4.0.

MOTION by Karp to approve the Amended Well Easement Agreement with the City of Carlton was supported by Chmielewski. Motion passed 4-0.

MOTION by Karp to approve the Resolution Ten (10) Year Long Term Facilities Maintenance Plan was supported by Lehto. Motion by Chmielewski to defer the vote to a later day. No support was given. Motion failed. The original motion came for a vote: Emerson-Yea, Lehto-Yea, Karp-Yea,Chmielewski-Nay. Original motion passed 3-1.

MOTION by Lehto to approve the Agreement to Provide Facilities for Temporary Shelter to Inter-Faith Care Center (IFCC) was supported by Karp. Motion passed 4-0.

MOTION by Lehto to approve Robert Petko as a Physical Science Teacher FTE 1.0, BA Step 3 for the 2018-19 school year was supported by Chmielewski. Motion passed 4-0.

MOTION by Lehto to approve Haley Bryant as Licensed Occupational Therapist for the 2018-19 school year, pending a successful background check was supported by Karp. Motion passed 4-0.

MOTION by Lehto to approve Jennifer Brown as School Psychologist at $65 per hour not to exceed 500 hours for the 2018-19 school year, pending a successful background check was supported by Chmielewski. Roll call vote was called: Emerson-nay, Lehto-Nay, Karp-Nay, Chmielewski-Nay. Motion failed 0-4. New motion was offered by Emerson to approve Jennifer Brown as School Psychologist at $65 per hour not to exceed 600 hours for the 2018-19 school year, pending a successful background check was supported by Lehto. A roll call vote was called: Emerson-Yea, Lehto-Yea, Karp-Yea, Chmielewski-Yea. Motion passed 4-0.

MOTION by Lehto to accept the resignation of Ryan Schmidt as Activities Director effective June 30, 2018 was supported by Emerson. Ryan will continue as acting AD until a replacement is found. Motion passed 4-0.

MOTION by Karp to approve the following Community Education Staff 2018-19 At-Will Contracts:
Anne Richardson as Learning Camp Coordinator at $900.00.
Laura Henry as Learning Camp teacher at $450.00.
Alexis Crotteau as Learning Camp teacher at $450.00.
Kari Ries as Learning Camp teacher at $450.00.
Daisy Rose as Community Education Director at $21.43 per hour for 80 hours per month.
Daisy Rose as Bulldog Options Coordinator at $21.43 per hour for an estimated 40 hours annually.
Megan McLain as ECFE Coordinator at $24.11 per hour for an estimated 5 hours per week for 36 weeks (180 hours).
Megan McLain as ECFE Teacher at $24.11 per hour for an estimated 3 hours per week for 30 weeks (90 hours).
Megan McLain as School Readiness Coordinator at $24.11 per hour for an estimated 11 hours per week for 36 weeks (396 hours).
Megan McLain as School Readiness Teacher at $24.11 per hour for an estimated 24 hours per week for 36 weeks (864 hours)
Lonna Witte as School Readiness Aide at $11.54 per hour for an estimated 29 hours per week for 33 weeks (957 hours).
Desiree Kuhl as Kids Care Coordinator at $15.45 per hour for an estimated 29 hours per week for 52 weeks (1508 hours).
Shirley Lamminen as Kids Care Aide at $11.54 per hour for an estimated 25 hours per week for 52 weeks (1300 hours).
Robin Theisen as Kids Care Aide at $11.54 per hour for an estimated 20 hours per week for 52 weeks (1040 hours).
Karen Shelton as Kids Care Aide $11.54 per hour for an estimated 15 hours per week for 52 weeks. (780 hours).
Motion was supported by Chmielewski. Motion passed 4-0.

MOTION by Lehto to approve Jennifer RedOwl as Kids Care Aide $11.54 per hour for an estimated 20 hours per week for 52 weeks (1040 hours) and Jennifer RedOwl as ECFE Para-Professional at $11.54 per hour for an estimated 38 hours annually was supported by Karp. Emerson-Abstain. Motion passed 4-0.

MOTION by Lehto to approve the following Fall Sports Coaches for the 2018-19 school year per Schedule C of the Master Contract:
Dalyce Gustafson as Head Cross Country Coach
Patrick Day as Junior Varsity Football Coach.
Daniel Fitzsimmons as Junior High Football Coach.
Barb Soukkala as Head Varsity Volleyball Coach.
Danielle Soukkala-Rychlak as Junior Varsity Volleyball Coach.
Ashley Sell as Junior High Volleyball Coach
Katherine Nistler as Junior High Assistant Volleyball Coach. If Grades 6-8 participation numbers are less than 30, the Volleyball Student Activity Account will reimburse the district for her salary.
Jeswa Harris as Head Varsity Boys' Basketball Coach.
" Brian Hey as Junior Varsity Boys' Basketball Coach.
Ross Korpela as Junior High Boys' Basketball Coach.
Motion was supported Emerson. Motion passed 4-0.

MOTION by Karp to approve the following Advisors for the 2018-19 school year per Schedule C of the Master Contract:
Sharrie Janovick as Instrumental Music Advisor.
Andrew Roemhildt as Class Play Advisor.
Christy Schwoch as Math Team Advisor.
Ryan Schmidt as Student Council Advisor.
Motion was supported Lehto. Motion passed 4-0.

MOTION by Karp to accept the resignation of Debra Saunders as School Counselor effective August 31, 2018 was supported by Chmielewski. Motion passed 4-0.

MOTION by Lehto at 9:15 p.m. to move to closed session for the purpose of contract negotiations was supported by Karp. Motion passed 4-0. Meeting reopened at 9:31 p.m.

Future Meetings
Tuesday, July 17, 2018 - 8:00 a.m.: Non-Certified Contract Negotiations/Teamsters II -DO Bd Rm
Wednesday, July 25, 2018 - 8:00 a.m.: Business Manager Negotiations - DO Bd Rm
Monday, August 13, 2018 - 7:00 p.m.: Committee of the Whole Meeting-Board Rm
Monday, August 20, 2018 - 6:00 p.m.: Finance Meeting - Board Room
Monday, August 20, 2018 - 7:00 p.m.: Regular Meeting - HS Media Center
Tuesday, August 21, 2018 - 6:00 p.m.: Board Retreat - Public House
Karp made a motion to adjourn at 9:35 p.m. and there being no further business with a second from Lehto the meeting adjourned by unanimous vote.

Pine Journal: Aug. 23, 2018 #2669554