REGULAR SCHOOL BOARD MEETING: MARCH 17, 2014

The regular meeting of the Board of Education of Independent School District #297 was held at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, February 24, 2014, in the Media Center.

Board members present: Aaron Solum, Shannon Schuttemeier, Michelle Borreson, Stephanie Jaster, Christian Myrah and Eric Bjerke

Board members absent: None

School employees present: Rachel Udstuen, Nancy Gulbranson and Tanya Elton

Motion by Shannon Schuttemeier, seconded by Michelle Borreson and carried unanimously to approve the agenda as presented and revised.

Motion by Michelle Borreson, seconded by Shannon Schuttemeier and carried unanimously to approve the minutes of the Organizational School Board Meeting held on Tuesday, January 14, 2014, at 5:00 p.m. in the Media Center.

Motion by Stephanie Jaster, seconded by Shannon Schuttemeier and carried unanimously to approve the bills for February as follows:

General Fund (1) $ 96,911.41

Payroll - Direct Deposit $ 124,776.67

Payroll - Checks $ 15,667.48

Payroll Liabilities - Direct Deposit $ 113,978.44

Payroll Liabilities - Checks $ 6,662.75

Food Service (2) $ 10,004.74

Community Service (4) $ 499.52

$ 368,501.01





FISCAL- (None)

PERSONNEL

In recognition of School Board Appreciation Week February 17-21, Superintendent Udstuen thanked the School Board Members for their service on the Board.

Motion by Christian Myrah, seconded by Michelle Borreson and carried unanimously to approve the 2013-2014/2014-2015 Master Agreement with the Spring Grove Education Association as presented.

Motion by Shannon Schuttemeier, seconded by Stephanie Jaster and carried unanimously to table the contract negotiations for non-certified employees.

PROGRAM- (None)

BUILDING/GROUNDS/EQUIPMENT- (None)

GENERAL

Motion by Michelle Borreson, seconded by Shannon Schuttemeier and carried unanimously to approve the Second Reading of the MSBA/MASA Model Policy Revisions for the 2013 Legislative Session.

Discussion held regarding weather, calling off school and make-up days.

Motion by Eric Bjerke, seconded by Shannon Schuttemeier and carried unanimously to enter into closed session at 8:59 p.m. for the purpose of Superintendent Evaluation.

Motion by Michelle Borreson, seconded by Shannon Schuttemeier and carried unanimously to come out of closed session at 9:48 p.m.

BOARD MEETING DATES

Regular School Board Meeting on Monday Evening, March 17, 2014, at 7:00 p.m. in the Media Center.

Motion by Michelle Borreson, seconded by Shannon Schuttemeier and carried unanimously to adjourn at 9:48 p.m.

Michelle Borreson, Clerk/ Treasurer

Independent School District #297

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