JANUARY 21, 2014~ REGULAR BOARD MEETING

AND ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING

HIGH SCHOOL MEDIA CENTER



Pursuant to due call and notice thereof, the regular meeting of the School

Board of Independent School District No. 227, Olmsted, Fillmore and Winona

Counties was held on January 21, 2014. The meeting was called to order at

7:01 p.m. at the high school media center. Roll call was taken with these

members present: Chase, Tuohy, McMahon and LaPlante. Schellhammer and

Sturgis were absent. Superintendent Edward Harris, Principal Craig Ihrke,

Elissa Johnsrud, Kristy Cook and LuAnn Hare-Administrative Assistant were

also present.





Chairman Chase called the meeting to order at 7:01 p.m. Members said the

Pledge of Allegiance.



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

Add:

10.2 Memorandum of Understanding Head Track Coach

10.3 Adjustment Head Track Coach Contract-Jeff DeBuhr

10.4 Approve maternity leave request-J. Harstad



Mr. Chase asked that the Student Senate Representatives be moved up on the

agenda to 6.1 as they were both working in the concession stand.

Motion carried 4-0.



Mr. Chase then acknowledged that the board would be conducting the

Organizational Meeting before moving on with the agenda items.



Acting Chair, Mr. Chase called for nominations for chairman. McMahon/Tuohy

nominated Jerry Chase as chair. Chase called for any other nominations

three times. Hearing none, nominations ceased and a vote was taken. Motion

carried 3-0 with Chase abstaining.



Chairman Chase called for nominations for vice chair. LaPlante/McMahon

nominated F. Mike Tuohy. Chase called for any other nominations three times.

Hearing none, nominations ceased and a vote was taken. Motion carried 3-0

with Tuohy abstaining.



Chairman Chase called for nominations for clerk. McMahon/Tuohy nominated

Greg LaPlante for clerk. Chase called for any other nominations three

times. Hearing none, nominations ceased and a vote was taken. Motion

carried 3-0 with LaPlante abstaining.



Chairman Chase called for nominations for treasurer. LaPlante/McMahon

nominated Kathy Schellhammer for treasurer. Chase called for any other

nominations three times. Hearing none, nominations ceased and a vote was

taken. Motion carried 4-0.



Chase asked for changes to the board committees. McMahon/Tuohy motion to

keep the committees the same as the previous year. Motion carried 4-0.



Committee assignments are as follows:

Community Education LaPlante/Sturgis

Continuing Education Chase

Contracts (Transportation) Tuohy/McMahon

Diversity Council Committee Chase/Sturgis

Facilities Committee LaPlante/McMahon

Finance Committee

McMahon/Schellhammer

Hiawatha Valley Ed District Schellhammer

High School League Activities Comm. Chase/LaPlante

Joint Powers

LaPlante/Sturgis

Legislative Liaison/MSBA Tuohy/Chase

Meet and Confer

Schellhammer/Chase

P.A.C.-Secondary Sturgis/McMahon

P.A.C.-Elementary Tuohy/LaPlante

Scheduling Advisory-Secondary Tuohy

Scheduling Advisory-Elementary Tuohy



Motion to approve 4-0.



Tuohy/LaPlante to approve the Claims and Accounts as presented. Motion

carried 4-0.



Motion by LaPlante/Tuohy to approve the following consent items:

- Approve regular minutes of December 16, 2013



- Memorandum of Understanding Head Track Coach



- Adjustment Head Track Coach Contract-Jeff DeBuhr



- Approve maternity leave request-J. Harstad



Motion carried 4-0.



Mr. Chase asked the board to review the district policies that were

presented for their 1st reading.

- 701-Establishment and Adoption of School District Budget



- 704-Develoment of Maintenance of an Inventory of Fixed Assets and

a Fixed



Asset Accounting System



- 705-Investments



- 805-Waste Reduction and Recycling





Tuohy/LaPlante motion to approve the following District Policies:

- 301-School District Administration



- 302-Superintendent



- 530-Immunization Requirements



- 611-Home Schooling



- 618-Assessment of Standard Achievement



Motion carried 4-0.



Motion by McMahon/LaPlante to approve the contracts of Head Football

Coach-Jeff Johnson and 9th Grade Football Coach-Adam Hurley for SY

2015-2016. Motion carried 4-0.



Tuohy/McMahon motion to approve the Principals Contract for SY2013-2014 and

SY2014-2015. Motion carried 4-0.



LaPlante/Tuohy motion to approve the annual payment of $5,000 to CCTV/City

of Chatfield. Chase acknowledged the unique opportunity this community has

to have such a service that can be viewed by so many. Motion carried 4-0.



Mr. Chase reviewed the upcoming events and meetings:

February 18 Regular School Board Meeting (moved due

to President¹s Day 2/17)

February 18 & 20 Parent Teacher Conferences Gr. K-6, 3:307:30

p.m.

February 18 & 25 Parent Teacher Conferences Gr. 7-12, 4:30-8:00

p.m.

February 20 Early Out 1:00 Staff Development

February 21 Winter Holiday, No School



LaPlante/Tuohy motion to adjourn at 8:05 p.m. Motion carried.



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