Pursuant to due call and notice thereof, the regular meeting of the Chatfield School Board, Independent School District #227, Olmsted, Fillmore and Winona Counties was held on July 17, 2012. The meeting was called to order at 7:00 p.m. at the high school media center. Roll call was taken with these members present: Schell-hammer, Tuohy, Chase, Sturgis and LaPlante. McMahon was absent. Superintendent Edward Harris, Karyl Lyon Business Manager and LuAnn Hare Administrative Assistant were also present.

Chairman Chase called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m. Members present said the Pledge of Allegiance.

Tuohy/LaPlante motion to approve the following changes to the agenda:

Add-

9.3 name-Deen Narveson

9.4 name-Nikki Ostby

9.7 name-Stacy Hogberg

9.8 names-Trista Stamness

and Elisa Johnsrud

9.9 Approve Spanish Instructor Resignation-Julie Gloss

9.10 Approve posting Spanish Instructor Position

9.11 Approve .5 Online Instructor- Mitch Lee

9.13 Approve elementary

recommendation to

continue with four sections of kindergarten

students for SY 2012-13

9.14 Approve Hiawatha Valley Education District agree ment for SY 2012-2013

11.4 Approve MSBA update to Policy #205-Open Meetings and Closed Meetings

Remove-

9.5 Girls Track Coach

SY 2012-13

9.6 Approve Physical Education Instructor

11.3 Lunch price adjustment

SY 2012-13

Motion carried 5-0.

Tuohy/LaPlante motion to approve the Claims and Accounts as presented. Motion carried 5-0.

Tuohy/Sturgis motion to approve the following consent items:

Approve minutes of regular school board meeting June 18, 2012

Approve hire of Elementary Staff-

a. Tiffany Wilkie-Kindergarten

b. Mary Catherine Johnson- Kindergarten

c. Bryan Crowson-2nd Grade

d. Meredith Keefe-5th Grade

e. Jayna Harstad-ADSIS Teacher

Approve hire 7th grade volleyball coach SY 2012-13-Deen Narveson

Approve hire 8th grade volleyball coach SY 2012-13-Nikki Ostby

Approve .5 English Instructor-Stacy Hogberg

Approve Curriculum/Staff Develop-ment Coordinator & Reading Specialist/Data Coach-Trista Stam-ness and Alyssa Johnsrud

Approve Spanish Instructor Resignation-Julie Gloss

Approve posting Spanish Instructor Position

Approve .5 online instructor-Mitch Lee

Approve elementary recommendation to continue with four sections of kindergarten students for SY 2012-2013

Approve Hiawatha Valley Educa-tion District agreement for SY 2012-13

Motion carried 5-0.

The board tabled the Chatfield Center for the Arts Operations Expense Proposal.

Mr. Chase acknowledged the donations/grants received from the community of $75,712.18 for SY 2011-2012. He thanked the community for their continued support of the school.

LaPlante/Schellhammer to approve the MSBA update to Policy #205-Open Meeting and Closed Meetings. Motion carried 5-0.

Tuohy/LaPlante to adjourn at 7:20 p.m. Motion carried. Chase noted the next board meeting will be August 20, 2012.

Respectfully submitted,

Greg LaPlante, Clerk

The complete minutes of this meeting are on file in the district office or on the district web page at www.chatfieldpublicschools.net