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 April 21, 2014. 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: Chase, Schellhammer, Tuohy and McMahon. Members

absent LaPalnte and Sturgis. Superintendent Edward Harris, Principal Craig

Ihrke, LuAnn Klevan, Community Education Director, Karyl Lyon, Business

Manager and LuAnn Hare-Administrative Assistant were also present.

Chairman Chase called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m. Chase appointed

McMahon as acting clerk in the absence of LaPlante. Roll call was taken

and the members said the Pledge of Allegiance.

Schellhammer/Tuohy to approve the following changes to the agenda:

Remove-

8.6 Chatfield Center for the Arts Report

9.2 Approve Senior Citizens/ Staff Passes SY 2014-2015

Add-

9.4 Approve resignation 8th Grade Volleyball Coach-Paige Peterson

9.5 Approve posting 8th grade volleyball coach position

9.6 Renew Minnesota State High School League Membership

9.7 Approve resignation elementary custodian-Tonia Hareldson

9.8 Approve posting elementary custodial position

9.9 Root River State Bank Collaborative Pledge Agreement

Motion carried 4-0.

Schellhammer/Tuohy motion to approve the Claims and Accounts as

presented. Motion carried 4-0.

Tuohy/Schellhammer motion to approve the following consent items:

Approve minutes of March 17, 2014

Approval of Integration Plan 2015

Approve resignation 8th Grade Volleyball Coach-Paige Peterson

Approve posting 8th grade volleyball coach position

Renew Minnesota State High School League Membership

Approve resignation elementary custodian-Tonia Hareldson

Approve posting elementary custodial position

Motion carried 4-0.

McMahon, Schellhammer motion to approve the following district

policies:

203.5 School Board Meeting Agenda

205 Open Meeting and Closed Meetings

405 Veteran¹s Preference

406 Public and Private Personnel Data

407 Employee Right to Know

Motion carried 4-0.

Mr. Chase asked the board to review the 1st reading policies and if

they had any questions they should contact Mr. Harrris.

417 Chemical Use and Abuse

418 Drug Free Workplace/ Drug Free Schools

419 Tobacco Free Envi-ronment

422 Policies Incorporated by Reference

425 Staff Development

Mr. McMahon reviewed the following resolution and Mr. Chase asked for a

vote to adopt the resolution.

Member Mike Tuohy introduced the following Resolution and moved its

adoption:

RESOLUTION

RELATING TO THE

NONRENEWAL OF THE TEACHING CONTRACT OF

JESSICA BESTER

A PROBATIONARY TEACHER

WHEREAS, Jessica Bester a probationary teacher in Independent School

District No. 227;

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, by the School Board of Independent School

District No. 227, Chatfield that pursuant to Minnesota Statutes section

122A.40, subdivision 5, the teaching contract of Jessica Bester a

probationary teacher in Independent School District No. 227, are hereby

nonrenewed at the close of the current 2013-2014 school year.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that written notice be sent to said teacher

regarding the nonrenewal of the contract as provided by law. The Board has

reviewed and hereby approves the letter to be sent to the teacher.

The motion for the adoption of the foregoing Resolution was duly

seconded by Kathy Schellhammer and upon a vote being taken thereon, the

following voted in favor of the motion: Mike Tuohy, Jerry Chase, Kathy

Schellhammer and Matthew McMahon.

and the following voted against the motion: none

Where upon said resolution was declared duly passed and adopted.

Motion carried 4-0.

McMahon/Schellhammer motion to approve the updates to the Food Service

Procedures in the elementary and high school student handbooks.

Superinten-dent Harris noted that he, both principals, Food Service

Director, Gwen McCaulley and LuAnn Hare had met to review the current

procedures for Food Service and to make the recommendations before the

board. Motion carried 4-0.

McMahon/Schellhammer motion to approve the recommendations from Dan

Schindler, Activities Director, for the Winter Coaches for SY 2014-2015.

Motion carried 4-0.

Mr. Chase reviewed the upcoming events:

Regular School Board meeting May 19, 2014

No School Memorial Day, May 26

End of 4th quarter, May 30-Early Out for Students at 1:00 p.m.

Graduation Day 1:30 p. m.

Tuohy/Schellhammer motion to adjourn at 7:53 p.m. Motion carried 4-0.

Respectfully submitted,

Matt McMahon, Acting Clerk

The complete minutes of this meeting are on file in the district office

or on the district web page at www.chatfieldpublicschools.net