CARLTON INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT #93 SCHOOL BOARD MEETING MINUTES MAY 20, 2013
CARLTON INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT #93
SCHOOL BOARD MEETING MINUTES
MAY 20, 2013
The Board of Education of Independent School District 93, Carlton, Minnesota, met in regular session on Monday, May 20, 2013. Emerson called the meeting to order at 7:04 p.m. Members present: Gibson, Johnson, Emerson, Bennett, and Rosebrock with Superintendent Haapala, ex officio and Business Manager Renee Eiffler. Members absent: Hagenah.
Gibson made motion to approve meeting agenda with support from Bennett. The motion carried 5-0.
Public comments were offered by Kevin House regarding seventh grade eligibility to letter on teams advancing to sub-sectional competition.
A letter of commendation has been received from the Minnesota Council of Teachers of Mathematics noting Elizabeth Adams for outstanding professionalism. Ms. Adams represented the district's teachers concerns at a recent meeting and demonstrated a high level of personal commitment and dedication to the mathematics education profession.
Thanks to Sheri Herman, director, and Cathy Dale, accompanist, for the wonderful job with the After School Community Choir and their performance on May 6.
Congratulations to Lori Cawcutt, staff, and volunteers who assisted with the successful Transportation Night Fundraiser held on April 23, 2013, benefiting the ECFE/School Readiness programming.
The Board recognized Tracy Bockbrader for the donation of her time and efforts in advising and supervising students for a successful prom.
Beth Adams and Emily Niemi were recognized for advising the middle school student council and supervising the various activities generated by this student activity including the spring carnival.
Appreciation was expressed to Ryan Schmidt and Laura Nilsen for organizing the athletic banquet.
Gratitude was expressed to Emily Niemi for directing the spring play.
Thanks to Deb Saunders for organizing the Woman In My Life Tea.
Johnson recommended the approval of the Consent Agenda:
-Approval of April 15, 2013 Regular Meeting Minutes.
-Approval of May 6, 2013 Special Meeting Minutes.
-Terminate the employment of Jacob Gunderson due to failure to extend right to return from ULA, and remove him from the seniority list.
-Accept the donation of $1128 worth of books, games, and classroom material from Todd and Lisa Hurst for the 5th grade classrooms.
-Accept the resignation by retirement of Dennis R. Johnson as bus driver effective June 4, 2013 after 38 years of service.
-Accept the resignation of Cindy Erickson as Latch Key Aide effective June 4, 2013.
-Approve the hire of Danielle Munoz as 1.0 FTE Special Education Teacher for the 2013-2014 school year at MA +30 Step 4 per the Master Agreement.
-Approve hire of Jared Czech as .78 FTE Art Teacher for the 2013-2014 school year at BA Step 1 per the Master Agreement contingent on a successful background check.
-Approve the hire of Daniel Thompson as 1.0 FTE 5-12 Communication Arts/Literature Teacher for the 2013-2014 at BA Step 2 contingent on a successful background check.
-First reading of revised policies 406, 413, 417, 418, 419, 515, 515 FORM, 524, 526, 532, 709 to comply with 2012 Legislative Session Statute changes.
-Approve the hire of Adam Bailey as Boys Head Basketball Coach for the 2013-2014 season.
-Approve the hire of Lisa Johnson as Girls Head Basketball Coach for the 2013-2014 season.
-Approve the hire of Erik Hanson as Head Football Coach for the 2013-2014 season.
-Approve the hire of Matt Peterson as Assistant Football Coach for the 2013-2014 season.
-Approve the recommendation by Extra Curricular Committee for hire of Laura Nilsen as Basketball Concessions Manager for the 2012-2013 season for $500 to be paid with basketball (Hoops) funds.
-Approve the recommendation by Extra Curricular Committee for Hoop Funds guidelines.
-Approve the recommendation by Extra Curricular Committee for the requested contract change for Callie Langdon to 70% Girls Junior High Basketball coach for the 2012-2013 season.
-Approve the recommendation by Extra Curricular Committee for the hire of Danielle Peterson as 30% Girls Junior High Basketball coach for the 2012-2013 season.
-Approve the recommendation by Extra Curricular Committee for the hire of Christine Bryant as Second Assistant Girls Basketball coach for the 2012-2013 season paid $1000 from designated basketball (Hoops) funds.
-Approve Resolution for NLSEC Agreement/ Membership Renewal for 2013-2014.
Reports were given by High School Assistant Principal Beckie Connolly, South Terrace Elementary Principal Jen Larva, Community Education Director Daisy Rose, and Indian Education Coordinator Kenneth Fox. Business Manager Renee Eiffler presented the District Financial Report and Superintendent Peter Haapala gave report on door and lock work quotes for Insurance recommendations toward secure buildings, electronic messaging signage, Public Relations Committee, School Readiness sponsorships, and Special Education Maintenance of Effort.
Johnson made motion to approve district bills as presented and order them paid: April Payroll for a total of $305,318.79 and wires summative at $77,178.79; May Finance checks in the amount $191,432.15. Bennett seconded and the motion carried unanimously.
Johnson offered the following resolution and moved its adoption:
RESOLUTION PLACING Michael Rosen ON UNREQUESTED LEAVE OF ABSENCE
WHEREAS, the School Board of Independent School District No. 93 adopted a resolution proposing placement of Michael Rosen on unrequested leave of absence on April 15, 2013, on the grounds of discontinuance of position, lack of pupils and/or financial limitations; and
WHEREAS, said written notice of the proposed placement on unrequested leave was received by MICHAEL ROSEN by April 17, 2013, and
WHEREAS, said written notice of the proposed placement on unrequested leave contained a statement setting forth the reasons for the proposed placement as well as a statement that she was entitled to a hearing before the school board provided she made a request in writing within fourteen days of receipt of said notice, and that if no hearing was requested within said fourteen days period it constituted acquiescence by Michael Rosen to the school board's proposed action.
BE IT HEREBY RESOLVED, by the School Board of Independent School District No. 93 that Michael Rosen be and hereby is placed on unrequested leave of absence as a teacher of Independent School District No. 93 on the grounds of discontinuance of position, lack of pupils and/or financial limitations effective at the end of the 2012-2013 school year on June 30, 2013, pursuant to Minnesota Statutes, Section 125.12, 6b, without pay or fringe benefits.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that a notice of placement on unrequested leave, together with a copy of this resolution be forwarded to said teacher by certified mail or personally and that an affidavit of same be placed in his file, together with a copy of the notice and resolution.
The resolution was supported by Bennett and duly declared adopted on the following vote: Bennett-yea, Emerson-yea, Gibson-yea, Hagenah-absent, Johnson-yea, Rosebrock-yea.
The Board moved to closed session for negotiation strategies at 8:07 p.m. and at 8:20 p.m. the Board returned to open session.
Future meetings: Committee of the Whole work session June 10, 2013 @ 7:00 p.m. Extra Curricular Committee meeting June 12, 2013 @ 4:00 p.m. Finance Committee meeting June 17, 2013 @ 5:30 p.m. Regular Board meeting June 17, 2013 @ 7:00 p.m.
At 8:24 p.m. Johnson made motion to adjourn with support from Rosebrock the motion carried unanimously.