Minutes June

UPSALA AREA SCHOOLS
UPSALA, MINNESOTA
56384
UNOFFICIAL MINUTES
Minutes of the regular meeting of the Upsala Area Schools, Independent School District No. 487, held on June 25, 2014. Present were Chairperson Peterson, along with board members Nelson, Pepin and Wensmann. Also present were Superintendent Arndt, Dean of Students Capelle and Business Manager Harren.
Visitors were Curtis Robertson and MCR reporter.
The meeting was called to order at 7:30 PM by Chairperson Peterson.
Curtis Robertson presented the Technology Plan.
Motion by Nelson, seconded by Wensmann to approve the agenda. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Peterson, seconded by Pepin to approve the minutes of the May 28 regular meeting. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Pepin, seconded by Peterson to approve the bills and wire transfers in the amount of $189,309.42. Bills paid with check numbers 15536 to 15609.
Dean of Students Report:
2014-15 enrollment projections were shared.
Softball All-Prairie Conference: Kaelin Smieja, Katie Ripplinger and Mariah Prokott.
Honorable Mention: Kristin Wuebkers, Barb Kobylinski, Kaitlin Welinski.
MC Record All Area Softball: Kaelin Smieja and Katie Ripplinger.
Social Studies Curriculum has been ordered and is starting to arrive.
Information was shared on the Teacher Evaluation Model.
Superintendent Report:
Presentation on a Tax Increment Financing Plan of the City of Upsala for a Multi-Family Housing Project.
1st reading of the MSBA Model Policy #514 Bullying Prohibition Policy.
Accepting Service Contract for Fleet Maintenance and Fleet Maintenance Quote was tabled until the July Regular Board Meeting.
Motion by Peterson, seconded by Pepin to approve the Technology Plan as presented. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Wensmann, seconded by Nelson to approve the tenure for Mindy Klosowski as recommended by the administration. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Nelson, seconded by Peterson to approve the tenure for Desiree Bengston as recommended by the administration. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Peterson, seconded by Wensmann to approve an additional 5 days at $90/day for Curtis Robertson to work on technology equipment and another 5 days to be added only with administration approval. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Pepin, seconded by Peterson to approve the resignation of Lauren Volkers as an elementary Special Ed Instructor. Motion carried unanimously with thanks.
Motion by Peterson, seconded by Pepin to approve the request from Kathy Koehn for her retirement benefit as presented. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Nelson, seconded by Wensmann to approve the quote from Hillyard in the amount of $10,035.82 for a new scrubber as presented. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Peterson, seconded by Wensmann to approve the Resolution Establishing Dates for Filing Affidavits of Candidacy. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Peterson, seconded by Nelson to approve the fee cap of $300/family for athletic and co-curricular activity fees as presented. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Peterson, seconded by Nelson to approve the transfer of funds from the General Account to the Year Book Activity Account to balance the account out. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Nelson, seconded by Pepin to approve the anonymous contribution of $150 toward the advertising for the School Rummage Sale. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Pepin, seconded by Wensmann to approve the donation from Sobieski Creamery in the amount of $250 for FFA. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Peterson, seconded by Nelson to approve the resignation of Tara Prout as a music Instructor. Motion carried unanimously with thanks.
Motion by Peterson, seconded by Wensmann to approve the 2014-2017 IEA, Inc. Proposal for Health and Safety Services. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Peterson to adjourn the meeting at 8:30 PM. Motion carried unanimously.
Karin Nelson, Clerk

PUBLISH: July 13, 2014 (248746)

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