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 February 18, 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, Sturgis, Schellhammer and LaPlante. Tuohy and McMahon were absent. Superintendent Edward Harris, Principal Craig Ihrke, LuAnn Klevan-Community Education Director and LuAnn Hare-Administrative Assistant were also present.

Chairman Chase called the meeting to order at 7:01 p.m. Roll call was taken and the members said the Pledge of Allegiance. LaPlante/Sturgis to approve the following changes to the agenda: 9.7

Approve resignation Kyle Tollefson-Softball Coach 7th Grade

9.8 Approve posting softball coach 7th grade


Approval of February 27th as no school for State Wrestling Motion carried 4-0.

Schellhammer/LaPlante to approve the Claims and Accounts as presented. Motion carried 4-0.

Tuohy and Paulson arrived at 7:08.

LaPlante/Sturgis to approve the following consent items:

Approve regular minutes of January 21, 2014

Approve 2015 Senior Class Raffle

Approve resignation Assistant Speech Coach-J.Glenzinski

Approve posting for Assistant Speech Coach

Approve hire 7th grade baseball coach SY 2013-14, Kyle Tollefson Approve hire Assistant Track Coach SY 2013-14, Jayna Harstad Approve resignation Kyle Tollefson-Softball Coach 7th Grade

Approve posting softball coach 7th grade

Motion carried 5-0.

Schellhammer/Tuohy to approve the following District Policies:

701-Establishment and Adoption of School District Budget

704-Development of Maintenance of an Inventory of Fixed Assets and a Fixed Asset Accounting System

705-Investments 805-Waste Reduction and Recycling Motion carried 5-0.

Tuohy/Sturgis to approve annual CCTV payment for Streaming Video/City of Chatfield $5,000. Motion carried 5-0.

LaPlante/Tuohy to approve the 2014-2015 School Calendar as presented. Motion carried 5-0.

Superintendent Harris spoke to the board about the agenda item, Ideal Energies-Capital Lease. He noted that before the board meeting he had received additional information from the schools attorney on the lease agreement with this company.

This had also been discussed by the Finance and Facilities committee prior to the board meeting. Several question had been brought forward that need to be clarified. Motion by Sturgis/LaPlante to authorize Mr. Harris to execute a contract with this company for the solar panels, pending the outcome of the questions that were raised. If he feels that they have been answered to his satisfaction he should move forward with the lease agreement. Motion carried 5-0. LaPlante/Schellhammer to approve the FY2013-14 Budget Review/Revisions. Motion carried 5-0.

LaPlante/Sturgis motion to approve February 27th as a no school day so that the students and staff can attend State Wrestling. Motion carried 5-0.

Mr. Chase reviewed the upcoming dates:

Early Out will be February 21 with a full day of school on the 20th March 17 is the next regular school board meeting

March 21st is the end of the 3rd quarter-Early Out at 1:00, Staff Development Day

Motion by Schellhammer/Tuohy to adjourn the meeting at 7:45 p.m. Motion carried 5-0.

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.