REGULAR SCHOOL BOARD MEETING: OCTOBER 15, 2012

The regular meeting of the Board of Education of Independent School District #297 was held at 7:00 p.m. Monday, October 15, 2012 in the Media Center.

Board members present: Shannon Schuttemeier, Kristy Folz, Eric Bjerke, Michelle Borreson, Christian Myrah

Board members absent: Aaron Solum

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

(Minutes not available)

Motion by Kristy Folz, seconded by Michelle Borreson and carried unanimously to approve the bills for October as follows (does not include payment for the Playground Structure):





General Fund (1) $ 93,206.17

Payroll -

Direct Deposit $ 121,929.46

Payroll - Checks $ 16,318.08

Payroll Liabilities - Direct Deposit $ 98,562.85

Payroll Liabilities - Checks $ 4,379.00

Food Service (2) $ 10,876.73

Community Service (4) $ 1,355.07

$ 346,627.36





Motion by Kristy Folz, seconded by Michelle Borreson and carried unanimously to approve the agenda as presented.

FISCAL - (None)

PERSONNEL

Motion by Michelle Borreson, seconded by Christian Myrah and carried unanimously to hire Jennifer Mark as part-time Special Education Paraprofessional (28.75 hours per week) for the 2012-2013 school year.

Motion by Eric Bjerke, seconded by Christian Myrah and carried unanimously to hire Lynn Solum as part-time Special Education Paraprofessional (15 hours per week) for the 2012-2013 school year.

Motion by Christian Myrah, seconded by Eric Bjerke and carried unanimously to approve for hire 2012-2013 winter athletic coaches as recommended by Athletic Director Anderson. Coaches are as follows: Head Girls Basketball - Russell Larson, Girls Basketball Varsity Assistant - Heath Olson, Girls Basketball JH Head Coach - Erin Konkel; Girls Basketball JH Assistant Coach - Danielle Dehning; Head Boys Basketball - Wade Grinde, Boys Basketball Varsity Assistant - Dave Konz, Boys Basketball JH Head Coach - Al Lochner; Boys Basketball JH Assistant Coach - Chris Strinmoen.

PROGRAM

Motion by Kristy Folz, seconded by Michelle Borreson and failed by unanimous vote to create a full sports cooperative with the Mabel-Canton School District effective for the 2014-2015 school year.

BUILDING/GROUNDS/EQUIP.

Motion by Kristy Folz, seconded by Michelle Borreson and carried unanimously to approve the purchase (and payment thereto) of the Game Time-Prime Time Playground Structure in the amount of $27,261.86. (Purchase price includes all components, shipping and consultant to oversee installation)

GENERAL

Motion by Kristy Folz, seconded by Eric Bjerke and carried unanimously to approve the Second Reading of Policy 902: Use of District Facilities and Equipment.

Motion by Michelle Borreson, seconded by Kristy Folz and carried unanimously to approve the Open Enrollment request for Cole Gangle (Grade 2) from the Mabel-Canton School District.

BOARD MEETING DATES

Regular School Board Meeting on Monday Evening, November 19, 2012, 7:00 p.m. in Media Center

Motion by Kristy Folz, seconded by Christian Myrah and carried unanimously to adjourn at 8:04 p.m.

Kristy Folz, Clerk/Treasurer

Independent School District #297