INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 99 ESKO, MINNESOTA MARCH 29, 2016 REGULAR MEETING
INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 99ESKO, MINNESOTAMARCH 29, 2016REGULAR MEETING The Esko Board of Education, Independent School District No. 99, Esko, Minnesota, held their regular board meeting on Tuesday, March 29, 2016, at 6:00 p.m. in the boar...
INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 99
MARCH 29, 2016
The Esko Board of Education, Independent School District No. 99, Esko, Minnesota, held their regular board meeting on Tuesday, March 29, 2016, at 6:00 p.m. in the board conference room.
Members present: Margaret Sunnarborg, Rick Liljegren, Todd Rengo, Lynn McComber, and Superintendent Aaron Fischer. Todd Rengo appointed clerk pro-tem. Members absent: Julian Bertogliat, Jeff Salo.
Call the Meeting to Order
Chairperson Liljegren called the meeting to order at 6:12 p.m.
Approval of Agenda
Moved by Todd Rengo, second by Lynn McComber to approve the agenda. Motion carried by unanimous vote.
Approval of Consent Agenda Items
Moved by Todd Rengo, second by Lynn McComber to approve the Consent Agenda items as follows:
Approve the minutes of the March 15, 2016 school board meeting.
Approve the checks as follows (all pending Treasurer's review):
Date Check #s Total
3/7/16 80936-80937 $2,112.00
3/9/16 80938-80939 $42.00
3/14/16 Void #78777 ($70.00)
3/15/16 80940-80963 $12,724.05
3/21/16 80964 $4,995.00
3/22/16 80965-81047 $135,622.44
Approve Treasurer's Report - February 2016.
Payroll Type Regular
Checks #104188-104261 for
Direct Deposits $172,088.35
Electronic Payments $119,999.92
Grand Total $370,142.91
Payroll Type Retro
Checks #104262-104264 for
Direct Deposits $8,707.04
Electronic Payments $2,982.35
Grand Total $14,358.99
Payroll Type Regular
Checks #104265-104307 for
Direct Deposits $177,529.98
Electronic Payments $123,017.53
Grand Total $379,282.44
History Day!/Destination Imagination - Premiere Theater ticket sales.
Motion carried by unanimous vote.
Presentation - Destination Imagination
Student DI participants provided a PowerPoint presentation to the Board explaining the Destination Imagination program and requested additional District funding for the Program. The Board thanked them for their presentation and asked questions regarding participation and about the Program.
Approve 2015/2016 Spring Coaching with Additions
Moved by Todd Rengo, second by Margaret Sunnarborg to approve the revised 2015/2016 Spring Coaching with addition of softball coaches. Motion carried by unanimous vote.
Principal Hexum reported that the high school is in the midst of schedule building. The College In The Schools program at Esko is being expanded to all students who now qualify. Some of the MNSCU requirements for this program have changed somewhat. Testing will be very dominant in the April schedule. Almost all state testing will be online this year. There will be a state send-off for state Destination Imagination qualifiers on April 8, 2016.
Board Committee Reports:
Margaret Sunnarborg - Wellness Wednesdays seem to be going well.
Mr. Brian Durand is hoping to have a site plan and construction estimate for the bus garage by April 1, 2016.
HVAC plans and recommendations will hopefully be available this spring for Board consideration.
The administration staff will be working on capital project recommendations this week.
Michael Jasken spoke to the Board about Destination Imagination and asked when the DI program would find out about additional funding. Superintendent Aaron Fischer and Principal Greg Hexum will meet with the DI students to discuss the issue.
There being no further business, moved by Todd Rengo, second by Lynn McComber to adjourn at 7:20 p.m. Motioned carried by unanimous vote.
Todd Rengo, Clerk Pro Tem