SCHOOL BOARD, I.S.D. #227
Monday, March 03, 2014 2:42 AM
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
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:
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
Hiawatha Valley Ed District Schellhammer
High School League Activities Comm. Chase/LaPlante
Legislative Liaison/MSBA Tuohy/Chase
Meet and Confer
Scheduling Advisory-Secondary Tuohy
Scheduling Advisory-Elementary Tuohy
Motion to approve 4-0.
Tuohy/LaPlante to approve the Claims and Accounts as presented. Motion
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
Asset Accounting System
- 805-Waste Reduction and Recycling
Tuohy/LaPlante motion to approve the following District Policies:
- 301-School District Administration
- 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
February 18 & 25 Parent Teacher Conferences Gr. 7-12, 4:30-8:00
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.
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