INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 94 CLOQUET, MINNESOTA JULY 8, 2013 REGULAR MEETING
INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 94
JULY 8, 2013
Call of Meeting to Order: Meeting was called to order by Board Char Huard on July 8, 2013 at 6:00 p.m.
Following Board Members were present on roll call: Gary Huard, Dan Danielson, Dave Battaglia, Ted Lammi, and Duane Buytaert.
Principals Present: Tom Brenner, Connie Hyde
Also Present: Superintendent Scarbrough, Teacher Representative Leanne Schmidt, and LIEC Chair Gerard Sordelet.
Absent: Board Member J Crowley; Principals Peterson, Wangen, and Mondati; Indian Ed. Director Graves.
Copies of Resolutions on file in the superintendent's office.
APPROVAL OF BOARD AGENDA
RESOLVED by T Lammi that the School Board of Independent School District No. 94 hereby approves the agenda as presented. Seconded by D Battaglia. Resolution passed.
APPROVAL OF JUNE 24, 2013 MINUTES
RESOLVED by T Lammi that the School Board of Independent School District No. 94 hereby approves the minutes of the 24 June 2013 minutes as presented. Second by D Buytaert. Resolution passed.
CONSIDER APPROVAL OF CLAIMS, TREASURE'S REPORT, INVESTMENTS, AND WIRE TRANSFERS
RESOLVED by D. Danielson that the Claims, Fund 11 checks, and wire transfers as presented (copies on file in Superintendent's Office): General - $1,866,296.31; food service - $30390.27; Transportation - $4272.11; Community Service - $120,588.17; Capital Outlay - $76,294.80; Debt Redemption - $171,431.25; OPEB Irrevocable Trust - $40.68; OPEB Debt Service - $146,997.50. Wire transfers: June 28, 2013 - $1,000,000.00 and July 1, 2013 - $200,000.00. Seconded by D Battaglia. Resolution passed.
Resolved by D Buytaert that the consent items be approved as submitted. Second by T Lammi and passed.
Letter of retirement from J Lyytinen; Letter of resignation from Jackie Donifrio; Letter of Resignation from J Pederson; Hire lifeguards -- L Straub and N Porter; Hire Indian Ed. Liaison -- A Rennquist. Approve fall extra-services coaching contracts - copy of hires on file; Transfer S Miner to CHS Indian Ed Liaison; Hire L Fox for CMS LD teaching position.
DESIGNATE DEPOSITORIES FOR FUNDS FOR THE 2013-2014 SCHOOL YEAR
Resolved by D Danielson, second by D Buytaert and passed to name US Band Cloquet; Woodlands Bank; Members Cooperative Credit Union; Associated Bank Corp; Wells Fargo Bank; MN Trust; and the Minnesota School District Liquid Asset Fund Plus as depositories for funds belonging to ISD 94 and that all banks be required to furnish a corporate surety bond or acceptable collateral to cover the amount of School District deposits.
APPROVE ELECTRONIC FUNDS TRANSFER AUTHORITY FOR THE 2013-2014 SCHOOL YEAR
Resolved by D Buytaert, second by D Battaglia, and passed to designate Kim Josephson and Debbie Reed to make electronic fund transfers on behalf of the District for fiscal 2014.
APPROVE SECURITIES PLEDGES WITHDRAWAL AUTHORITY FOR THE 2013-2014 SCHOOL YEAR
Resolved by T Lammi, second by D Danielson, and passed to authorize K Josephson and D Reed to initiate withdrawal approvals of securities pledges to secure accounts with the Federal Reserve Bank for fiscal 2014.
DESIGNATE OFFICIAL NEWSPAPER FOR THE 2013-2014 SCHOOL YEAR
Resolved by D Battaglia, second by T Lammi, and passed to designate the Pine Journal of Cloquet, MN to be the official newspaper of ISD #94.
APPOINTMENT OF SCHOOL ATTORNEY FOR THE 2013-2014 SCHOOL YEAR
Resolved by D Danielson, second by D Buytaert, and passed to use the services of Ratwick, Roszak, and Maloney, and authorize K Scarbrough and K Josephson to use services of other legal firms as deemed necessary for fiscal 2014.
APPROVAL OF GRANTING CONTRACT AUTHORITY FOR THE 2013-2014 SCHOOL YEAR
Resolved by D Danielson, Second by T Lammi, and passed to grant K Scarbrough and K Josephson the authority to approve contracts for the District for fiscal 2014.
APPROVAL OF SALARIES, UTILITIES AND OTHERS WITH DISCOUNTS TO BE AUTOMATIC FOR THE 2013-2014 SCHOOL YEAR
Resolved by D Buytaert, second by D Danielson, and passed to authorize the clerk of ISD #94 to draw and sign orders upon the Treasurer, to be countersigned by the Chairperson for the payments of salaries, utility bills, and other bills that offer a discount for early payment as they become due for fiscal 2014.
Resolved by T Lammi, second by D Battaglia, and passed to approve Jump Start 4 Contract with Carlton County Children and Family Services Collaborative.
Resolved by D Danielson, second by T Lammi, and passed to approve agreement to lease parent meeting and Early Childhood space at the middle school for Lakes and Pines Community Action Council.
Resolved by D Buytaert, second by T Lammi, and passed to hire P Vogt as a life guard.
Resolved by D Battaglia, second by D Danielson, and passed to issue a one month contract to Truancy Officer J Hagen. Note that Carlton County will take over the truancy officer contract starting August 2013.
Resolved by T Lammi, second by D Buytaert, and passed to approve MOU with Lakes & Pines to purchase food services from ISD # 94.
FOR YOUR INFORMATION
Minnesota School Boards Association 2013 Summer Seminar Reminder (A Climate of Safety - Monday, August 5, 2013)
MEETING ADJOURNED at 6:40 p.m.
NEXT SCHOOL BOARD MEETINGS: Monday 12 August 2013 (6:00 p.m.), and Monday 26 August 2013 (6:00 p.m.)
Minutes submitted by Ken Scarbrough, Superintendent
Clerk of the School Board
Chair of the School Board