WRENSHALL INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT, NO. 100 BOARD OF EDUCATION REGULAR MEETING MONDAY - DECEMBER 17, 2012
WRENSHALL INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT, NO. 100
BOARD OF EDUCATION
MONDAY - DECEMBER 17, 2012
The Wrenshall Board of Education's regular meeting was called to order at 6:02 p.m. on Monday, December 17, 2012 by Vice Chair Laveau.
Board members in attendance were Troy Powers, Deb Bryce, Matt Laveau, Renae House and Janaki Fisher-Merritt. Also in attendance were Superintendent Belcastro, Principal Frank Business Manager Connie Skarbakka and Board Secretary Candy Christensen along with staff and community members. Shane Kuhlmey was absent.
Additions or corrections to the agenda: Add item 13a.
MOTION by Laveau; seconded by Fisher-Merritt to approve the Agenda with change. Motion carried.
MOTION by Fisher-Merritt; seconded by Bryce to approve the consent. Motion carried.
Superintendent Belcastro would like to recognize the following:
-Thank you to the Board Members for participating in the Long Range Planning and putting together 5 year goals.
-Deb Fenlason for having some of her students sing at the Oldenberg House for the Christmas season.
-The Girl's Basketball game with Moose Lake was canceled tonight due to illness and has been rescheduled for February 12, 2013.
-Jared Kittel broke his knee cap during last week's basketball game. He will not require surgery but will not be able to play basketball for at least 6 weeks.
-Tutoring starting last week.
-Amanda Pfau is getting scheduled ready for next semester.
-Discussed College in the Schools.
-There are 2 non-certified evaluations left to complete.
Business Manager's report:
-Received notification that all the paperwork for the six cent reimbursement for the lunch program has been approved.
-The Levy is ready to go.
Community Ed Director's report: None
-Discussed school security and safety precaution possibilities.
-We will be re-evaluating our set-up and procedures.
-Carlton County sheriff's department will be making periodic visits to the school.
Discussion regarding the Truth in Taxation Hearing.
MOTION by Powers; seconded by Bryce to Certify the Levy to the maximum of $715,344.64. Motion carried.
MOTION by Fisher-Merritt; seconded by Laveau to reinstate J.H. coaching salaries. Motion carried. Powers abstained.
MOTION by Fisher-Merritt; seconded by Bryce to hire Jon Bartzcak as the Boy's JH Basketball Coach. Motion carried.
MOTION by Bryce; seconded by House to hire Adam Helbach as the Varsity Boy's Track Coach. Motion carried.
MOTION by Powers; seconded by Laveau to accept the donation of the HP Office Jet Printer from Connie Skarbakka. Motion carried.
MOTION by Bryce; seconded by House to accept the donation of bleachers for the Rec Building from the Wrenshall Elementary Basketball Program. Motion carried.
Discussion regarding a letter from Sue Tracy regarding her leave of absence.
MOTION by Fisher-Merritt; seconded by Bryce to approve the Guidelines for Coaches Employed by ISD 100. Motion carried.
MOTION by Bryce; seconded by House to accept the Letter of Intent from MN Wrenshall to participate in PEIP. Motion carried. Powers abstained.
MOTION by Powers; seconded by Laveau to accept the Jump Start 4 Kindergarten contract. Motion carried.
Discussion regarding the ABE contract. Board members need more time to review.
MOTION by Powers; seconded by House to accept the Continuous Improvement Plan for 2012/2013 school year. Motion carried.
Discussed the Electronic Funds Transfer Policy.
Discussed the District Credit Card Policy.
Discussion regarding bids for the pool heater.
-If Physics is going to be a requirement next year.
-Upgrading the curriculum
-Board members articles for the IMAGES
-Online payroll system.
-Recycle bin for the Rec Bldg.
Closed session for employee performance review.
Board Members comments: None
MOTION by House; seconded by Laveau to adjourn meeting at 8:54 pm. Motion carried.
(Minutes are subject to approval at the January 28, 2013 meeting.)
Troy Powers, Chair
Deb Bryce, Clerk