CARLTON INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT #93 SCHOOL BOARD MEETING MINTUES NOVEMBER 19, 2012
CARLTON INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT #93
SCHOOL BOARD MEETING MINUTES
NOVEMBER 19, 2012
The Board of Education of Independent School District 93, Carlton, Minnesota, met in regular session on Monday, November 19, 2012. Emerson called the meeting to order at 7:03 p.m. Members present: Walton, Gibson, Johnson, Emerson, Hagenah, and Bennett with Superintendent Haapala, ex officio. Members absent: none.
Bennett moved to approve the meeting agenda with changes. Johnson supported and the motion passed 6-0.
The Audit for Fiscal Year 2012 was presented by Deborah Medlin, CPA, from Eikill & Schilling. Copies are available in the District office for public review.
Emerson read congratulations to the fall sport participants for great showings in regional/state competitions and commendations to Sharrie Janovick and the Carlton High School Marching Band for their performance in the Christmas City Parade on November 16, 2012. Also, for their stellar support of the Volleyball team during playoffs.
Congratulations were offered to the Jr. High Knowledge Bowl team for moving onto Regional competition (the highest level competition for this age group) for the first time. Jane Kavanaugh, Gifted & Talented Coordinator, stated that the 8th graders participating in this competition have worked hard for the past three years to move up to this level of competition.
Thanks to Roberta Fox and Brenda Rice for serving Indian Tacos at the Indian Education Listening Meeting on October 24, 2012.
Walton read the Consent Agenda and moved its approval.
Approval of Minutes - October 15, 2012 Regular Meeting.
Approve of Minutes - October 29, 2012 Committee of the Whole Meeting.
First Reading of Policy 526 Hazing.
First Reading of the complete Policy Manual.
Approve holding election of Local Indian Education Committee on December 5, 2012.
Approve amendment to 2012 Election Canvassing report.
Approve 2013 seniority lists.
Approve the resignation of Christal Moose as Paraprofessional effective November 13, 2012.
Approve the hire of Matthew Peterson as Paraprofessional effective November 6, 2012.
Approve the donation of 50 hand knit caps from the U.S. Department of Education and the "Knit-a-Cappers" organization for the Carlton American Indian children.
Approve the resignation of Travis Gran as Junior High Girls Basketball coach effective November 14, 2012.
Approve the hire of Travis Gran as Assistant Girls Basketball coach effective immediately.
Approve hiring of Annika Bogucki as Homebound Instructor for up to 5 hours per week.
Gibson seconded the motion. The agenda passed 6-0 with two changes to order.
Reports were given by the High School Assistant Principal Beckie Connolly and South Terrace Elementary Principal Jen Larva. Superintendent Peter Haapala gave an update and the District Financial Report was offered by Business Manager Renee Eiffler.
Johnson submitted a motion to approve the district bills as presented and order them paid. October Payroll for a total of $291,451.30, wires summative at $70,072.07, and November Finance checks in the amount $291,965.68. Bennett supported the motion and it passed unanimously.
A motion to accept the Fiscal year 2012 Audit as presented was offered by Hagenah. With a second by Walton, the motion passed 6-0.
Discussion to close the 7th & 9th grades to open enrollment was held. Hagenah submitted a motion to approve the closure with Johnson's support. The motion passed on the following 5-1 vote: Hagenah-yea, Bennett-yea, Johnson-yea, Walton-yea, Gibson-nay, Emerson-yea.
The adoption of an Official logo for the District was discussed but there being no motion the adoption failed.
Upon recommendation, the Board moved to a closed session for negotiation strategy at 8:44 p.m. then reconvened regular session at 9:58 p.m.
Future meetings: Committee of the Whole work session, December 10, 2012 at 7:00 p.m. Finance Committee meeting, December 17, 2012 at 5:30 p.m. Truth In Taxation Hearing, December 17, 2012 at 6:30 p.m. Regular School Board meeting, December 17, 2012 at 7:00 p.m. Recommendations to attempt attendance at the community Christmas party at Oldenburg House on Dec. 17.
Motion by Johnson, second by Gibson that there being no further business the meeting be adjourned at 10:05 p.m. Motion passed.