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WRENSHALL ISD 100 SCHOOL BOARD MINUTES JUNE 16, 2014

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WRENSHALL ISD 100 SCHOOL BOARD MINUTES

JUNE 16, 2014

The Wrenshall Board of Education, Independent School District No. 100, Wrenshall, Minnesota held their regular Board meeting in the Wrenshall Media Center on Monday, June 16, 2014, at 6:00 p.m.

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Chairperson Troy Powers called the meeting to order at 6:00 p.m.

Members present: Matthew Laveau, Troy Powers, Janaki Fisher-Merritt, Renae House, Michelle Blanchard, Tony Sheda and Superintendent Kimberly Belcastro.

MOTION by Laveau second by House to approve the agenda. Motion carried unanimously.

MOTION by Laveau second by House to approve the Consent Agenda items as follows: Motion carried unanimously.

Approval of May Minutes.

Approval of Expense Summary.

Approval of Deposit Summary.

Approval of Electronic Funds Transfers

Approval of Current Cash Flow Report.

Approval of Multi-Year Expense/Revenue Summary.

Superintendent Belcastro recognized the entire district staff for a successful 2013-2014 school year.

Business Manager Skarbakka presented the Student Activities report ending 5/31/14.

Community Education Director's Report:

Mother-Son event was held at The Edge in Duluth MN.

Swimming lessons begin next week with 125 signed up.

Latchkey position openings will be posted.

Superintendent's Report:

Projected enrollment for next year is 319.

Options for the large 3rd grade class size were discussed. Superintendent Belcastro and Board Member Blanchard to meet with parents to further discuss options for grades 3 and 4.

Orientation for new 7th graders will be held at Open House.

Contract with Interquest Detection Canines is in place for 2014-2015 school year.

Lead bus driver Doreen Laveau and a representative from United Truck Body were present to give the board an update on the fleet. Currently preparing for upcoming inspections.

A report on Wrenshall Q-Comp payroll was provided to the board.

A report on the health and dental costs for 2014-2015 was provided to the board. Health costs are decreasing by 11%.

MOTION by Powers second by House to accept the ARCC Specific Services Contract for the 2014-2015 School Year. Motion carried unanimously.

MOTION by Blanchard second by Fisher-Merritt to adopt the 2014-2015 Budget with an $18,188 surplus. Motion carried unanimously.

MOTION by Fisher-Merritt second by Laveau to accept a Memorandum of Understanding for the Golf Program. Motion carried unanimously.

MOTION by House second by Sheda to accept a $500 grant from Arrowhead Manufacturers & Fabricators Association for the robotics program. Motion carried unanimously.

MOTION by Fisher-Merritt second by Laveau to approve the recommendations as presented for the 2014-2015 school year coaching staff. Member Powers abstained from voting. Motion carried.

Items 6f and 6g were tabled.

MOTION by Powers second by House to accept the bid from ACCT Incorporated to abate tile in the cafeteria, hall and stairway landing. Motion carried unanimously.

MOTION by Laveau second by Fisher-Merritt to accept the bid from Johnson's Carpet and Tile to remove tile from the Rec Building and install vinyl tile in the cafeteria area. Motion carried unanimously.

MOTION by Fisher-Merritt second by Laveau to hire Bridget Stensaas, pending Minnesota licensure, as the Secondary Special Education Teacher LD, DCD at 1.0 FTE per Teacher's Master Agreement. Motion carried unanimously.

MOTION by Sheda second by House to approve a lane change for Sue Tracy from BA to BA+10 per Teacher's Master Agreement. Motion carried unanimously.

Open Forum:

A member from Carlton/Wrenshall School Consolidation (CAWS) was present to discuss school consolidation with the board and invite members and community to an informational meeting to be held on June 18th.

Elementary specialist scheduling was discussed and there will be an increase to Elementary Phy-Ed programming

MOTION by Sheda second by Fisher-Merritt to adjourn at 7:45 p.m. Motion carried unanimously.

Minutes approved at the July 21, 2014 meeting.

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