REGULAR SCHOOL BOARD MEETING: NOVEMBER 19, 2012

The regular meeting of the Board of Education of Independent School District #297 was held at 7:00 p.m. Monday, November 19, 2012 in the Media Center.

Board members present: Aaron Solum, Shannon Schuttemeier, Kristy Folz, Eric Bjerke and Michelle Borreson

Board members absent: Christian Myrah

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

Motion by Kristy Folz, seconded by Shannon Schuttemeier and carried unanimously to approve the minutes of the Regular School Board Meeting held on Monday, September 24, 2012, at 7:00 p.m. in the Media Center, the minutes of the Regular School Board Meeting held on Monday, October 15, 2012, at 7:00 p.m. in the Media Center, and the Special School Board Meeting held on Thursday, November 8, 2012, at 5:30 p.m. as corrected.

Motion by Kristy Folz, seconded by Shannon Schuttemeier and carried unanimously to approve the bills for November as follows:



General Fund (1) Payroll - $71,681.68

Direct Deposit $109,975.07

Payroll - Checks $6,565.78

Payroll Liabilities -

Direct Deposit $90,043.67

Payroll Liabilities -

Checks $4,320.66

Food Service (2) $12,165.02

Community Service (4)$1,408.92

Total $296,160.80





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

FISCAL: (None)

PERSONNEL:

Motion by Shannon Schuttemeier, seconded by Kristy Folz and carried unanimously to approve the 2012-2013 Seniority List as presented.

Motion by Kristy Folz, seconded by Michelle Borreson and carried unanimously to accept the retirement/resignation of Dana Kjome, Head of Maintenance - effective date to be determined.

PROGRAM: (None)

BUILDING/GROUNDS/EQUIP:

Motion by Kristy Folz, seconded by Shannon Schuttemeier and carried unanimously to approve the purchase of a vending machine without a personalized logo at a price of $5,778 including delivery, set up, training, 15-month warranty and life-time tech support.

GENERAL

Motion by Michelle Borreson, seconded by Eric Bjerke and carried unanimously to approve the First Reading of Policy 704: Development and Maintenance of an Inventory of Fixed Assets and a Fixed Asset Accounting System.

Motion by Shannon Schuttemeier, seconded by Kristy Folz and carried unanimously to honor Dana Kjome with the American Education Week Citizens Recognition Award.

Motion by Shannon Schuttemeier, seconded by Eric Bjerke and carried unanimously to change the December 17, 2012, School Board Meeting time to 5:30 p.m.

BOARD MEETING DATES

Regular School Board Meeting is Monday Evening, November 19, 2012,5:30 p.m. in the Media Center.

Motion by Michelle Borreson, seconded by Shannon Schuttemeier and carried unanimously to adjourn at 8:06 p.m.

Kristy Folz, Clerk/Treasurer

Independent School District #297