CARLTON INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT 93
MONDAY, JANUARY 28, 2019 - 7:00 P.M.
SCHOOL BOARD MINUTES
The Board of Education of Independent School District 93, Carlton, Minnesota, met in regular session on Monday, January 28, 2019 in the Carlton Middle/High School Media Center. Lehto called the meeting to order at 7:04 p.m. The meeting continued with the Pledge of Allegiance. Members present: Chmielewski, Gustafson, Hagenah, Karp, Lehto with Superintendent Carman and Business Manager Eiffler. Absent: Ojibway.
MOTION by Gustafson to approve the meeting agenda was supported by Karp. Motion passed 5-0.
Report was given by Student Council Representative, Peyton Schmidt.
No public comment was given.
Congratulations and Commendations
Thank you to Thrivent Financial for their donation of Carlton spiral notebooks for the entire staff.
Thank you to Partners in Education (P.I.E) for their donation of $3620.03 toward 2017-18 South Terrace activities and field trips.
Thank you to General Mills Box Tops for Education for their donation of $70.30 to the Carlton Middle/High School and $99.50 to the South Terrace Elementary School.
Thank you to Dick and Joyce McFarland for sponsoring the Youth Frontiers Courage Retreat for our 7th graders on January 2, 2019.
Thank you to Maurices for their donation of four (4) - $25 Gift Cards to the Carlton High School.
Reports were given by High School Principal Barry Fischer, South Terrace Elementary Principal Benjamin Midge, Community Education Director Daisy Rose, First Nations Studies Coordinator Everett LaFromboise, Business Manager Renee Eiffler, Superintendent Gwen Carman, Board Committee Reports
MOTION by Hagenah to approve the consent agenda
Approve the Minutes, Regular Meeting, December 17, 2019.
Approve the Minutes, Special Organizational Meeting, January 10, 2019.
Approve the Minutes, Committee of the Whole Mtg., January 14, 2019.
Approve December payroll for a total of $367,482.89 and wires summative at $119,119.65.
Approve the Wire Transfer of $131,250.00 Bond Trust Services
1. Health & Safety2018A -- Interest -- $82,350
2. Abatement 2018A -- Interest -- $10,450
3. Deferred Maint.2018A -- Interest -- $3,450 -- Principal -- $35,000
Approve the Wire Transfer of $278,210.00 US Bank
1. Facility 2010 -- Interest -- $2,812.50 -- Principal -- $60,000
2. OPEB 2009A -- Interest -- $10,397.50 -- Principal -- $205,000
Approve the January finance checks in the amount of $268,845.19.
MOTION was supported by Karp. Motion passed 5-0.
MOTION by Gustafson to approve the revised 2019 School Board Compensation Schedule, with no change to compensation rates and training sessions to be compensated at the per meeting rate was supported by Chmielewski. Motion passed 5-0.
The Board discussed communications with Wrenshall Board about consolidation
MOTION by Chmielewski to direct Superintendent Carman to get cost estimates for the hire of a neutral facilitator, and Board Chair Lehto to respond to the Wrenshall Board with our request for a neutral facilitator to begin consolidation talks based on the two-site model with a high school in Wrenshall and elementary school in Carlton was supported by Gustafson. A roll call vote was called: Chmielewski-yea, Gustafson-yea, Karp-nay, Hagenah-nay, Lehto-nay, Ojibway-absent. Motion failed 3-2.
MOTION by Gustafson to direct Superintendent Carman to get cost estimates for the hire of a neutral facilitator, and Board Chair Lehto to respond to the Wrenshall Board our desire for a neutral facilitator to begin consolidation talks was supported by Chmielewski. A roll call vote was called: Chmielewski-yea, Gustafson-yea, Karp-yea, Hagenah-nay, Lehto-nay, Ojibway-absent. Motion passed 3-2.
The Board discussed the draft of 2019-2024 Strategic Plan. A timeline will be discussed at the February Committee of the Whole Meeting.
Motion by Hagenah to approve Resolution Directing the Administration to Make Recommendations for Reductions in Programs and Positions and Reason Therefore was supported by Karp. A roll call vote was called: Chmielewski-nay, Gustafson-yea, Karp-yea, Hagenah-yea, Lehto-yea, Ojibway-absent. Motion passed 4-1.
MOTION by Gustafson to approve the hire of Melissa Clark as a full time Paraprofessional effective January 4, 2019 was supported by Karp. Motion passed 5-0.
MOTION by Karp to approve the following Community Education increases for the 2018-19 School Year was supported by Hagenah. Motion passed 5-0.
Daisy Rose, Community Education Director - $21.43 to $26.43/hour
Daisy Rose, Bulldog Options - $21.43 to $21.64/hour
Jeffrey Lindemood, Youth Services - $14.36 to $14.50/hour
Megan McLain, Early Childhood Teacher/Coordinator & School Readiness Teacher/Coordinator - $24.11 to $24.83/hour
Lonna Witte, School Readiness Aide - $11.54 to $11.66/hour
Desi Kuhl, Kids Care Coordinator - $15.45 to $15.60/hour
Shirley Lamminen, Kids Care Aide - $11.54 to $11.66/hour
Robin Theisen, Kids Care Aide - $11.54 to $11.66/hour
Karen Shelton, Kids Care Aide - $11.54 to $11.66/hour
Jennifer RedOwl, Kids Care Aide - $11.54 to $11.66/hour
Jackie Kedrowski, ECFE Family Education Teacher - $23.27 to $23.97/hour
Jennifer RedOwl, ECFE Aide - $11.54 to $11.66/hour
Amber Magana, ECFE Aide - $11.54 to $11.66/hour
MOTION by Gustafson to approve the following coaches for the 2018-19 School Year per Schedule C of the Master Contract was supported by Karp. Motion passed 5-0.
Ryan Schmidt - Head Baseball Coach
Lorin Peterson - Assistant Baseball Coach
Melissa Clark - Head Softball Coach
Dalyce Gustafson - Assistant Softball Coach
Nicole Paulson - Head Track Coach
Dan Fitzsimmons - Assistant Track Coach
Charlie Kedrowski - Youth 5th-6th Grade Volunteer Basketball Coach
MOTION by Gustafson to approve the hire of Sarah Aili as 2018-19 Community Education Youth Basketball Coordinator at $500.00 for the season was supported by Karp. Motion passed 5-0.
MOTION by Lehto to approve the following Community Education Youth Basketball Volunteer Coaches was supported by Chmielewski. Motion passed 5-0.
Michael Mattinen - 2nd and 3rd Grade Boys
Hope Parks - 2nd and 3rd Grade Boys pending a successful background check
Katie Moench - 2nd and 3rd Grade Girls
Nicole Nilsen - 4th and 5th Grade Girls
Abigail Mickle - 4th and 5th Grade Girls
Brynne Mickle - 4th and 5th Grade Girls
MOTION by Hagenah to accept the resignation of Carla Fellerer as Library Aide effective January 17, 2019 was supported by Gustafson. Motion passed 5-0.
MOTION to move to close session for contract negotiations at 9:28 p.m. The meeting reopened 9:50 p.m.
Gustafson made a motion to adjourn at 9:51 p.m. and there being no further business with a second from Karp the meeting adjourned by unanimous vote.
Pine Journal: March 14, 2019