The Board of Directors of Independent School District #238 met in regular session on Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2012, at 7 p.m. in the Mabel-Canton High School.

Members present: Kuhn, Loppnow, Soiney, Swenson and Supt. Moriarty

Absent: Aberg, Adkins and Hall

Also present: Kristine Swenson, Jeff Nolte, Ruth Ann Sacquitne, Katie Larson, Melissa Vander Plas and Chris Hansen

The Pledge of Allegiance was said.

The meeting was called to order by Chair Kuhn.

Motion by Loppnow, second by Swenson and carried unanimously, to approve the agenda as revised.

Motion by Swenson, second by Soiney and carried unanimously, to approve the Sept. 18, 2012, minutes.

Motion by Loppnow, second by Swenson and carried unanimously, to approve payment of monthly bills.

Motion by Swenson, second by Loppnow and carried unanimously, to approve a cooperative sports agreement with Fillmore Central for the 2012-2013 school year.

Motion by Soiney, second by Loppnow and carried unanimously, to approve the 2012-2013 Assurance of Compliance Report.

Motion by Swenson, second by Loppnow and carried unanimously, to table a request from Lonnie Morken for 2 days of unpaid leave until more board members were present.

Motion by Loppnow, second by Soiney and carried unanimously, to accept the resignation of Chris Hansen effective June 30, 2013. The Board thanked Chris for her years of service.

After a short discussion on how to approach Supt/Business Manager changes next year, the Board agreed to set up a Board retreat on Monday, November 12, 2012, at 7:00 p.m. to review administration options for 2013-2014.

Supt. Moriarty informed the Board that Spring Grove School Board decided not to enter into a cooperative sports agreement with Mabel-Canton.

Motion by Swenson, second by Soiney and carried unanimously, to adjourn.

Jane Hall, Clerk

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