Minutes December

DECEMBER 18, 2013
MEMBERS PRESENT: Joanne Broschofsky, Steve Boser, Colleen Seelen, Patty Stangl, Dean Virnig, Mike Wilson and Superintendent Weber.
The regular meeting of the Board of Education of Independent School District No. 484 was held on Wednesday, December 18, 2013 in the High School Media Center. The meeting was called to order at 6:00 PM by Chair Joanne Broschofsky.
Motion by Stangl; seconded by Wilson and was carried unanimously to approve the agenda as presented without changes.
Member Boser moved the adoption of the following resolution; seconded by Stangl and was carried unanimously:
WHEREAS, Pursuant to Minnesota Statutes the School Board of Independent School District
#484, Pierz, Minnesota, is authorized to make the following proposed tax levies for general purposes:
General Fund $ 785,651.15
Community Ed. $ 58,965.72
Debt Service $ 346,025.54
Total Proposed Tax Levy:
NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the School Board of Ind. School District #484, Pierz, Minnesota, that the levy to be levied in 2013 to be collected in 2014 is set at $1,190,642.41. The clerk of the Pierz School Board is authorized to certify the proposed levy to the Morrison County Auditor.
Motion by Boser; seconded by Broschofsky and was carried unanimously to approve the following consent agenda items:
Approve the regular board meeting minutes of November 20, 2013, and the special board meeting minutes of November 20, 2013.
Approve the following donations from: Mike Brixius $150 and American Legion Auxiliary $150 to NHS, Corporate Commission $500 and Loidolt Lumber $100 to Pioneer Student Council, Pierz Lions $250 to Robotics; and, Football club $1,000 for coaches.
Approve the wire transfers from the MSDMAX & MSDLAF Accounts to the Farmers and Merchants State Bank on 11/19/13 in the amount of $315,000.00.
Approval of November/December bills in the amount of $236,518.63.
Approve the employment of Michelle Nelson, High School Paraprofessional, effective January 2, 2014.
Approve Karen Hayes as Bus Aide for Bus 8 effective December 2, 2013.
Accept the resignation of Sandy Leikvoll, Kitchen Assistant, effective December 6, 2013.
Approve the lane change request from Rachel Werk from BA to BA+10 effective March 1, 2014.
Accept the resignation of Theresa Blaisdell, Education Asst., effective December 18, 2013.
Motion by Boser; seconded by Stangl and was carried unanimously to allow District 484 students to take the ACT, ASVAB, or Accuplacer as Graduation Assessments in lieu of MCA Grad Exams in 2012, 2013, & 2014.
Motion by Virnig; seconded by Seelen and was carried unanimously to approve the Health Insurance Renewal with Health Partners and NJPA for the 2013-2014 calendar year as presented.
Motion by Seelen; seconded by Broschofsky and was carried unanimously to approve the District Audit as presented.
Member Seelen introduced the following Resolution:
WHEREAS, the Minnesota State High School League Foundation was formed to provide support for Minnesotas high school youth to participate in athletics and fine arts;
WHEREAS, the School Board of Pierz Healy Public Schools recognizes the value of students participation in extracurricular activities; and
WHEREAS, The MSHSL Foundation is offering grants and funding to assist school districts in recognizing, promoting, and funding extracurricular participation by high school students in athletic and fine arts programs.
THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the ISD #484 School Board supports the Districts application to the Minnesota State High School League Foundation for a grant for a leadership conference.
Upon vote being taken thereon, the following voted in favor thereof: Wilson, Boser, Stangl, Virnig, Seelen, Broschofsky
And the following voted against, none;
And the following voted to abstain, none.
WHEREUPON said resolution was declared duly passed and adopted and was signed by the Chairperson and attested by the Clerk.
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Date Board Chair
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Date Board Clerk
The next regular board meeting will be held Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 6:00 PM in the District Office Conference Room.
Motion by Boser; seconded by Broschofsky and was carried unanimously to adjourn the meeting at 8:50 PM.
Joanne Broschofsky, Board Chair
Steve Boser, Board Clerk

PUBLISH: February 2, 2014 (170932)

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