CARLTON INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT #93 SCHOOL BOARD MINUTES AUGUST 19, 2013
CARLTON INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT #93
SCHOOL BOARD MINUTES
AUGUST 19, 2013
The Board of Education of Independent School District 93, Carlton, Minnesota, met in regular session on Monday, July 15, 2013. Emerson called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m. Members present: Gibson, Hagenah, Emerson, Bennett, and Rosebrock with Superintendent Haapala and Business Manager Eiffler. Director Johnson was absent from the meeting.
Gibson offered a motion to approve the meeting agenda with a second by Rosebrock. Motion passed 5-0.
No public comments were offered.
Commendations to Jill Pring. Her direction of the POP Camp (Pieces of the Puzzle) for Autistic children at Lake Superior College received the attention of Channel 6 and reflects well on the District and NLSEC.
Our hats off to Sharrie Janovick and the Carlton High School band for their participation in the Carlton Daze Parade.
Thanks to Daisy Rose and Community Ed Board for her hours invested in the tractor pull, garage sale map, and other activities for Carlton Daze.
A motion to approve the Consent Agenda was offered by Hagenah
-Approval of Minutes - July 15, 2013 Regular Meeting.
-Approve the contract with Carlton County Children & Family Services Cooperative for September 1, 2013 to October 31, 2014 at $8 per preschool child for assessment and online management systems.
-Approve the agreement with MSC Online Learning Program for the fiscal year 2014.
-Accept the resignation of Richard Wuori as Light Duty Cleaner effective August 5, 2013.
-Accept resignation of Brian Shubitzke as Light Duty Cleaner, effective immediately.
-Approve hire of the Extended School Year (ESY) staff: Danielle Munoz as Special Education teacher for 17.5 hours, and Carrie Ragsdale, April Grover, Seth Barker, and Michelle Henriques as paraprofessionals for 15 hours each at the contracted rate of pay.
-Approve the reduction of 5.835 hour/day paraprofessional position at Mash-ka-wisen.
-Approve the reduction of Lead Server hours from 5.25 to 5.0 hours per day effective September 3, 2013.
-Approve the increase of Jared Czech's teaching contract by .22 FTE to 1 FTE to conduct the 2013-14 high school woodworking class.
-Approve the hire of Michael Rosen as Food Service Manager at $18.34 per hour at Step 4 of the current contract beginning for the 2013-2014 school year.
-Approve transfer of $15,156.82 from Special Account to the General Fund, $56.77 from Student Activity Account to the General Fund, and $1,974.00 from the Athletic Account to the General Fund.
-Approve the corrected South Terrace and High School Student/Parent and Teacher Handbooks.
-Approve the increase of the substitute teacher pay rate to $100 per day or $12.50 per hour beginning in the 2013-2014 school year.
-Approve the Matt and Amy DeCaigny donation of the refurbish or replacement of the ticket booth at the Jim Erickson football field in memory of Sherm Swanson and Larry DeCaigny.
Motion was supported by Gibson was passed 5-0.
Reports were given by High School Principal Beckie Connolly and Elementary Principal Jen Larva. Community Education Director Daisy Rose and Indian Education Coordinator Ken Fox reported as well. The District Financial Report as reviewed by Renee Eiffler. Superintendent Haapala gave overviews on Parent Aware Rating, Maintenance of Effort reporting, and the mitigation project behind the high school building.
A motion to approve district bills as presented and order them paid was submitted by Gibson and supported by Bennett for July Payroll of $289,435.23 and wires summative at $72,885.84. And August Finance checks in the amount $225,758.74. The motion carried 5-0.
The Resolution to limit the enrollment of nonresident pupils in the 7th and 10th grade for the 2013-2014 school year failed for lack of motion.
At 8:35 p.m. the Board moved to closed session for negotiations and legal consideration.
Return to an open meeting at 9.09 p.m.
Motion to authorize the school district's attorney to pursue the vacation of the arbitration decision dated June 21, 2013, was offered by Hagenah and seconded by Bennett. Motion passed 4-1.
Future meetings: Non-Certified Negotiations Committee, August 21, 2013 at 4:30 p.m. Committee of the Whole work session, September 9, 2013, at 7:00 p.m. Finance Committee meeting September 16, 2013, at 6:00 p.m. Regular Board meeting September 16, 2013, at 7:00 p.m. Facilities Committee meeting August 27, 2013, at 7:00 p.m. Extra Curricular Committee meeting August 27, 2013, at 6:00 p.m. Policy Committee meeting September 5, 2013, 6:00 p.m.
Hagenah offered the motion to adjourn at 9:18 p.m. with support by Gibson, motion carried 5-0.