CARLTON PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT - ISD #93 SPECIAL SCHOOL BOARD MEETING MINUTES JANUARY 7, 2013
CARLTON PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT - ISD #93
SPECIAL SCHOOL BOARD MEETING MINUTES
JANUARY 7, 2013
Peter Haapala, Superintendent, Ex Officio called the meeting to order at 5:32 p.m. Emerson, Hagenah, Nilsen, Gibson, Johnson and Eiffler were in attendance.
Superintendent Haapala read the Oath of Office. Bennett, Hagenah and Nilsen affirmed the faithful discharge of the duties of the office and was duly sworn in. The Oath was signed and dated accordingly.
ELECTION OF OFFICERS
-Bennett nominated Emerson for chairperson with a second from Johnson. Hagenah nominated Gibson but for lack of a second the nomination failed. Haapala closed the floor. The nomination was accepted. Roll call votes for Emerson was unanimous whereby, Emerson was elected Chair.
-Emerson opened the floor for nominations to Vice Chair. Gibson nominated Hagenah for Vice Chairperson with support by Johnson. Bennett nominated Gibson. Gibson declined the nomination. Hagenah accepted the nomination and Emerson moved to close nominations. Emerson called for the vote and Hagenah was unanimously approved.
-Hagenah nominated Gibson for Clerk. Bennett supported. Emerson moved to close nominations. All members affirmed the vote.
-Hagenah nominated Johnson for treasurer. Bennett seconded the nomination. Johnson accepted the nomination. Gibson nominated Bennett. Bennett declined the nomination. Emerson moved to close nominations whereby Johnson was elected Treasurer with a 6-0 vote.
BOARD MEETING DATES AND TIME
-By unanimous agreement the regular monthly School Board Meetings will be scheduled at 7:00 p.m. on the third Monday of each month, except for when the scheduled Monday's that are holidays, then the meetings will be held on the third Tuesday.
-The Finance/Audit Committee will meet monthly at 5:30 on the same day as board meetings are scheduled.
-Motion by Hagenah and second by Bennett to designate Wells Fargo Bank and Minnesota School District Liquid Asset Fund and PMA as Official District Depositories . Motion passed 6-0.
-Motion by Gibson and second by Johnson to designate Superintendent as Chief Financial Officer of School District 93 with authorization to pay bills in advance. Motion passed 6-0.
-Motion by Hagenah and second by Bennett to authorize Superintendent and Business Manager to make Official District Electronic Transfers. Motion passed 6-0.
-Motion by Bennett and second by Gibson to designate Rupp, Anderson, Squires & Waldspurger, P.A. as Board legal counsel and authorize the Superintendent and Board Chair to contact legal counsel . Motion passed 6-0.
-Motion by Johnson and second by Nilsen to set School Board Salaries the same as 2012. Motion passed 6-0.
-Motion by Hagenah and second by Johnson to designate Pine Journal as Official School District Publication . Motion passed 6-0.
-Motion by Johnson and second by Nilsen to set mileage reimbursement rate to the IRS recommended rate. Motion passed 6-0.
-Motion by Gibson and second by Bennett to establish the following Board Committees per Policy 213: Extracurricular Committee, Facilities and Transportation Committee, Finance/Audit Committee, Negotiations Committee - Certified, Negotiations Committee - Non-certified, Policy Committee, and Superintendent Evaluation Committee. Motion carried 6-0.
APPOINTMENTS TO BOARD COMMITTEES (by Board Chair)
-Extracurricular Committee: Bennett-Chair, Hagenah. Alternate- Nilsen.
-Facilities and Transportation Committee: Gibson, Hagenah. Alternate- Nilsen
-Finance/Audit Committee: Emerson, Johnson, Gibson. Alternate-Hagenah
-Negotiations Committee - Certified: Emerson, Hagenah, Johnson.
-Negotiations Committee - Non-certified: Gibson, Bennett
-Policy Committee: Hagenah, Emerson. Alternate-Gibson
-Superintendent Evaluation Committee: Gibson, Hagenah.
APPOINT REPRESENTATIVES TO DISTRICT COMMITTEES OR OUTSIDE ORGANIZATIONS
-Accountability Reporting/Curriculum: Gibson
-Carlton Foundation: Bennett
-Technology/Carlton Online Committee: Hagenah, Johnson, Gibson
-Community Education Advisory Council: Emerson, Alt-Nilsen
-Fine Arts Committee: Bennett, Alt-Nilsen
-Indian Education Parent Council: Emerson, Alt-Gibson
-Minnesota State High School League: Hagenah, Alt-Nilsen
-Northern Lights Special Education Board: Hagenah, Alt-Emerson
Reminder was issued that Board liason do not vote on any board but is responsible to report at the following School Board meeting after any meeting.
Hagenah made motion with support by Gibson to approve hire of Lindsay Meyer effective January 3, 2013 as School Readiness Lead Teacher in Community Education program at $21.72 per hour. Motion passed.
Bennett made motion to approve hire of Kristi Wickstrom effective January 3, 2013 as Early Childhood Teacher in Community Education program at $21.72 per hour. Gibson supported and the motion passed 6-0.
Gibson made motion to approve the Superintendent contract. Nilsen seconded and the motion passed 6-0.
Hagenah made motion to adjourn with support by Johnson. With no further business the meeting adjourned at 6:38 p.m.