REGULAR SCHOOL BOARD MEETING: JUNE 17, 2013

The regular meeting of the Board of Education of Independent School District #297 was called to order at 7:10 p.m. on Monday, June 17, 2013, in the Media Center and FOB Fenty in Jalalabad, Afghanistan.

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

Board members absent: Michelle Borreson

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

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

Motion by Eric Bjerke, seconded by Shannon Schuttemeier and carried unanimously to approve the minutes of the Regular School Board Meeting held on Monday, May 20, 2013, at 7:00 p.m. in the Media Center and FOB Fenty in Jalalabad, Afghanistan.

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

General Fund (1) $ 85,511.00

Payroll - Direct Deposit $ 136,499.62

Payroll-Direct Deposit Payoffs July/Aug $ 151,974.66

Payroll - Checks $ 7,993.69

Payroll Liabilities - Direct Deposit $ 101,031.92

Payroll Liabilities - Checks $ 4,778.23

Payroll Liabilities Payoffs July/Aug $ 125,611.04

Food Service (2) $ 10,912.36

Community Service (4) $ 420.18

$ 647,732.70





FISCAL

Motion by Shannon Schuttemeier, seconded by Eric Bjerke and carried unanimously to approve the 2013-2014 Budget with Total Revenues of $3,968,975 and Total Expenditures of $4,026,420.

Motion by Stephanie Jaster, seconded by Shannon Schuttemeier and carried unanimously to approve the 2013-2014, 2014-2015 & 2015-2016 Health and Safety Budgets.

PERSONNEL

Motion by Shannon Schuttemeier, seconded by Eric Bjerke and carried unanimously to place all non-12 month non-certified employees on summer leave for PERA purposes.

Motion by Eric Bjerke, seconded by Shannon Schuttemeier and carried unanimously to increase the contract of School Guidance Counselor Scott Solberg two additional days to 186 days.

Motion by Eric Bjerke, seconded by Shannon Schuttemeier and carried unanimously to approve the 2013-2014 part- time (125 days - 45 min class for year) contract for Jennifer Wedmann as Co-Teacher Family Consumer Science according to the provisions of the Master Agreement between the Spring Grove School District and the River Valley Education Association, Spring Grove Chapter MEA/NEA, Appendix B.

PROGRAM

Superintendent Udstuen proposed a Pilot Program for the "Most Able Learners" for the 2013-2014 school year. Consent was given by the Board to post and interview for a full-time position for this pilot program.

BLDG/GROUNDS/EQUIPMENT

Motion by Eric Bjerke, seconded by Shannon Schuttemeier and carried unanimously to approve the quote from Swede Bro Resurfacing in the amount of $11,498 to repair and epoxy the lower level hallway and stairs.

Motion by Shannon Schuttemeier, seconded by Stephanie Jaster and carried unanimously to approve the quote from Hoskins Electric in the amount of $5,190 for various electrical projects.

Discussion was held about the quotes for the Power Mechanics Roof. Motion to table by Shannon Schuttemeier, seconded by Stephanie Jaster - the board would like more information about one of the quotes.

Motion by Aaron Solum, seconded by Shannon Schuttemeier and carried unanimously to approve the quote from T-N-T painting in the amount of $8,950 for painting the gym with proof of insurance.

GENERAL

Motion by Shannon Schuttemeier, seconded by Eric Bjerke and carried unanimously to approve the 2nd Reading of the MSBA/MASA Model Policy Revision for the 2012 Legislative Session.

Motion by Shannon Schuttemeier, seconded by Stephanie Jaster and carried unanimously to approve Policy 807: Health and Safety Policy as it exists.

Motion by Eric Bjerke, seconded by Shannon Schuttemeier and carried unanimously to advertise for milk quotes for the 2013-2014 school year.

Motion by Shannon Schuttemeier, seconded by Stephanie Jaster and carried unanimously to approve the Fundraising Activities as provided for the 2013-2014 school year.

BOARD MEETING DATES

Regular School Board Meeting on Monday Evening, July 15, 2013, at 7:00 p.m. in Media Center and FOB Fenty in Jalalabad, Afghanistan.

Policy Committee Meeting on Tuesday, July 9, 2013, at 5:30 p.m. in the Media Center.

Motion by Eric Bjerke, seconded by Shannon Schuttemeier and carried unanimously to adjourn at 9:15 p.m.

Eric Bjerke, Clerk/Treasurer

Independent School District #297