CARLTON INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT #93 SCHOOL BOARD MEETING MINUTES MAY 21, 2012 - 7:00 P.M.
CARLTON INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT #93 SCHOOL BOARD
MAY 21, 2012 - 7:00 P.M.
The Board of Education of Independent School District 93, Carlton, Minnesota, met in regular session on Monday, May 21, 2012. Emerson called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m. Members present: Walton, Johnson, Gibson, Emerson, Hagenah, Bennett, and Superintendent Haapala.
Changes to the proposed agenda included the removal of points 5.14, and 11.0 through 15.0. Additions to the agenda were 11.0-Approval of a donation from the Hoops Club, and 12.0-Approval of new Football Coach for 2012-2013.
Bennett recommended approval of the proposed meeting agenda, Gibson seconded and the motion passed.
Public comments were called for by Emerson. Bob Fox for the Carlton Community Educational Foundation, Inc. presented an overview and opportunities from the group. A booth will be set up during Carlton Days.
Walton read the following commendations:
Thanks to the Carlton HOOPS Club for the $4,795 donation for the boys basketball uniforms.
Commendations are expressed for Deb Saunders and the Peer Helpers for planning Spring Fling, and to Dave and Laura Rosen and Laura and Ben Nilsen for volunteering their time to chaperone the event.
Congratulations to Deb Saunders for a successful Academic Awards program and evening along with her various helpers.
Applause to Sharrie Janovick for a great spring band performance.
Our commendations to Tracy Bockbrader for organizing students to plan the prom and well as chaperoning the event.
Additional commendations to Vice Principal Connolly, Tracy Bockbrader and the Carlton Lions for the Athletic banquet which was also a great success.
Commendations to the School Readiness Program and Megan Kolkind and Lori Cawcutt, organizers, for their successful Transportation Night fundraiser.
Walton read consent agenda.
Approval of Minutes - Regular Meeting April 16, 2012.
Policy 214, the Out of State Travel Policy, Final reading.
Second reading of Mandatory Policy updates - Policy numbers #102-Equal Educational Opportunity; #401-Equal Employment Opportunity; #402-Disability Nondiscrimination Policy; #406-Public and Private Personnel Data; #410-Family and Medical Leave Policy; #417-Chemical Use and Abuse; #418-Drug-Free Workplace/Drug-Free School; #501-School Weapons Policy; #502-Search of Student Lockers, Desks, Personal Possessions, and Student's Person; #506-Student Discipline; #515-Protection and Privacy of Pupil Records; #516-Student Medication; #521-Student Disability Nondiscrimination; #522-Student Sex Nondiscrimination; #531-The Pledge of Allegiance; #601-School District Curriculum and Instruction Goals; #603-Curriculum Development; #612-1-Development of Parental Involvement Policies for Title I Programs; #616-School District System Accountability; #709-Student Transportation Safety Policy; #806-Crisis Management Policy. Copies are available for public viewing in the District office.
Waive the notification deadline and approve the letter of retirement at end of the 2011-2012 contract year of Karen Johnson, High School English Teacher.
Approve 2012-2013 Resolution for Membership in the Minnesota State High School League.
Approve Carlton ISD 93 PreK-3 reading plan.
Approve the Non-Certified Seniority List for 2012.
First Reading of Policy 807 Health & Safety.
Approve the resignation of Rory Connolly, paraprofessional effective May 11, 2012.
Approve the resignation of Denny Johnson as head softball coach after the 2011-2012 season.
Approve the hire of Laura Nitsche as Early Childhood Speech Clinician for services during the summer of 2012.
Approve document stating the intent to Remain/Renew Membership in Northern Lights Special Education Cooperative for 2012/2013.
Approve the By-Laws of the Northern Lights Special Education Cooperative.
Johnson offered a motion to approve the agenda with support from Walton. Motion passed 6-0.
Reports were given by student representative, Delaney Coy, High School Vice-Principal Connolly, Elementary Principal Berg, Community Education Director Dinehart, Superintendent Haapala and Business Manager Eiffler.
Johnson made motion to approve district bills presented and order them paid. March Payroll for a total of $304,152.37 and wires summative at $72,981.01 and May finance checks corrected to the amount $138,469.31. Bennett seconded the motion and it passed 6-0.
The service calendar extension requested by School Readiness was discussed. It was the recommendation of the ISD 93 Finance Committee to not extend the School Readiness program by four weeks for the 2012-2013 school year, based on current year fund balance and projected 2012-2013 balance. This will be reviewed at a future meeting with additional information and will be addressed again for the following year. For the next year the length of the School Readiness programs will remain as it was last year. Administration was directed to get information from other Districts on their funding out of General Fund and a Review of the final Budget numbers for the meeting for which the issue of extending the School Readiness program will be addressed.
Gibson made motion to approve the request for a one-year mobility leave by Annie Schumacher. Bennett supported. Motion passed unanimously.
Motion by Hagenah to approve the non-renewal of the contract for the Athletic Director for 2012-2013. Lengthy discussion was held regarding the issue. No supporting documentation was received for support for why the Board should renew the contract. Motion seconded by Bennett. The motion passed unanimously. Note: This was against the recommendation of the Superintendent.
Johnson offered the following resolution and moved its adoption:
BE IT RESOLVED the Board of Education accepts the contribution of $10,000 cash and equipment from the Hoops Club with stipulations and designate funds as Committed Funds.
$4000 for High School Boys Basketball;
$4000 for High School Girls Basketball;
$2000 for Elementary Boys and Girls Basketball.
A sincere "Thank You" to the Hoops Club for all they have done for Carlton students and for this contribution.
The motion was supported by Gibson and duly declared adopted by the following vote: Emerson-yea, Gibson-yea, Walton-yea, Hagenah-yea, Johnson-yea, and Bennett-yea. Resolution passed.
Hagenah moved to approve the hiring of Eric Hanson as Head football coach for 2012-2013 season. Gibson supported the motion and the motion carried 6-0.
A motion to approve the retention of two third grade classes for the 2012-2013 school year was given by Bennett. Johnson supported and the motion passed 5-1.
Future meetings: Certified Negotiations, May 24, 2012 at 5:30 p.m. Committee of the Whole work session, June 11, 2012 at 7:00 p.m. Negotiations Committee meeting for Business Manager contract, June 12 at 7:00 a.m. Finance Committee meeting, June 18, 2012 at 5:30 p.m. Regular School Board meeting, June 18, 2012 at 7:00 p.m.
There being no additional business, Hagenah motioned to adjourn with Johnson's support. Motion carried 6-0.