CARLTON INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT #93, SCHOOL BOARD MEETING MINUTES, MARCH 18, 2013
CARLTON INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT #93
SCHOOL BOARD MEETING MINUTES
MARCH 18, 2013
The Board of Education of Independent School District 93, Carlton, Minnesota, met in regular session on Tuesday, February 19, 2013. Emerson called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m. Members present: Gibson, Johnson, Hagenah, Emerson, and Bennett with Superintendent Haapala, ex officio and Business Manager Renee Eiffler. Members absent: none.
Johnson made motion to approve the meeting agenda with changes. Gibson seconded and the motion carried 5-0.
No public comments were given.
A special thanks was offered to Merlene Ritchey and family for the generous donation of $400 toward library books and programs.
Congratulations and commendations to the homecoming committee, Emily Niemi, Laura Nilsen, Deb Coy, and Deb Saunders for an outstanding job.
Commendations to the Knowledge Bowl teams - of the four teams representing Carlton two placed in the top 26 seats.
Hagenah made motion to approve the Consent Agenda as amended.
Approval of Minutes, February 20, 2013 Regular Meeting.
Acknowledge notification of Business Manager of intent to enter into a new contract.
Approve the request for donation of sick leave by Seth Barker, paraprofessional.
Approve the hire of Ryan Schmidt as Head Baseball coach for the 2012-2013 season per the Master Agreement Schedule C.
Accept a donation from the South Terrace Partners in Education (PIE) for $90.08 toward cabling for the Kindergarten Smart Board installation.
Accept the PIE donation of $1451 the Honeywell Instant Alert system for 2012-2013.
Accept resignation by retirement of Connie Peterson, Elementary Special Education teacher effective August 31, 2013 with thanks for her 26 years.
Approve logo for all official publications, uniforms, apparel, and advertising.
Approve school calendar for the 2013-2014 school year.
With Bennett's support the motion passed with a 5-0 vote.
Johnson presented a motion to approve district bills as presented and order them paid: February Payroll for a total of $306,715.49 and wires summative at $76,005.72; March Finance checks in the amount $141,787.04. Gibson concurred and the motion passed unanimously.
Reports were given by the South Terrace Elementary Principal Jen Larva, and Indian Education Coordinator Ken Fox. The District Financial Report was highlighted by Business Manager Renee Eiffler followed by a report from Superintendent Peter Haapala. Several committees announced upcoming meetings and plans.
Johnson offered the following resolution and moved its adoption:
BE IT RESOLVED the Carlton Board of Education hereby approves the application for Cooperative Sponsorship with the Cloquet School District of a Girls Soccer program beginning in the 2013-2014 school year.
Based on an estimated cost of $440.00 fee per participant to cover all administrative costs of an indefinite program with an accurate calculation to be based on real-time participants by Cloquet and/or Carlton individual students.
The resolution was supported by Hagenah and duly declared adopted on the following vote: Bennett-yea, Emerson-yea, Gibson- yea, Hagenah-yea, Johnson-yea. None against.
Information regarding options and potential costs of contract negotiations settlement was presented by the Finance Committee. Discussion followed.
Future meetings: Facility Committee meeting, March 20, 2013 at 6:30 p.m.; Facility/Extra Curricular, Carlton Co. Stampede meeting, March 21, 2013 at 6:30 p.m.; Certified Negotiations Committee mediated session, April 2, 2013 at 5:15 p.m.; Policy Committee meeting, April 8, 2013 at 6:30 p.m.; Committee of the Whole work session, April 8, 2013 at 7:00 p.m.; Carlton Indian Education Committee April 9, 2013 at 5:30 p.m.; Finance Committee meeting, April 15, 2013 at 5:30 p.m.; Regular Board meeting, April 15, 2013 at 7:00 p.m.: Extra Curricular Committee meeting, April 29, 2013 at 5.30 p.m.
There being no further business, Bennett made motion to adjourn. Hagenah seconded. With a 5-0 vote, the meeting adjourned at 8:12 p.m.