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BOARD OF EDUCATIONINDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT 200, HASTINGS, MINNESOTA

Wednesday, July 17, 2013 - 11:20pm

The Regular Meeting of the School Board of Independent School District No.200, Hastings, Minnesota, was held on Wednesday, June 19, 2013, in the district office board room. Board Chair Dan Cater called the meeting to order at 6:35 PM. The following members were present: Dan Cater, Dan Greil, Lisa Hedin, Kyle Latch, Teresa Moes, Vince O\'Brien and Superintendent Collins, Angie McGinnis was absent. A motion was made by Vince O\'Brien and seconded by Dan Greil to approve the agenda as presented. Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
A motion was made by Dan Greil and seconded by Teresa Moes to approve the minutes of the May 22nd , 2013 Regular Board Meeting. Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
A motion was made by Kyle Latch and seconded by Lisa Hedin to approve the Bills Payable as presented. Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
Good News
Superintendent Collins introduced Pete McGinnis, High School Boys Golf Coach to the board. Mr. McGinnis introduced several students who gave a brief recount of the recent trip to the Minnesota State High School League Golf Tournament where the team finished 4th.
Superintendent\'s Report
Upon returning, Mr. Collins updated board members on the status of:
•Possible conference realignment •Handivan\'s company expanding to Hastings Area
Action Items:
A motion was made by Vince O\'Brien and seconded by Kyle Latch to approve the Adopted Budget for the 2013-2014 school year. Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
A motion was made by Dan Greil and seconded by Teresa Moes to approve Policy 807, Health and Safety Policy, as it currently exists and the corresponding Fiscal Year 2013-15 budget as recommended. Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
A motion was made by Vince O\'Brien and seconded by Kyle Latch to approve a Resolution approving Intermediate School District #917\'s Health and Safety Program Budget and Authorizing the inclusion of a proportionate share of those projects in the District\'s Application for Health and Safety Revenue and upon the the vote being taken thereon, the following voted in favor thereof: Dan Cater, Dan Greil, Lisa Hedin, Kyle Latch, Teresa Moes, Vince O\'Brien; and the following voted against the same: None whereupon said resolution was declared duly passed and adopted.
A motion was made by Teresa Moes and seconded by Kyle Latch to approve the Revised Calendar for the 2013-14 school year. Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
A motion was made by Kyle Latch and seconded by Lisa Hedin to Approve the Employee Classification Review Cycle for Pay Equity Compliance for 2013-14.
•Student Assistant •ABE Teaching Assistant•SAC Program Assistant •SAC Program Lead
•EC Program Assistant •COTA•Assistive Tech. Technician •Dr. Educ. Instructor
•Instructional Lab Technician •Family Resource Coordinator•Instructional Assistant •Teacher
Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
A motion was made by Vince O\'Brien and seconded by Lisa Hedin to approve the following insurance rates for 2013-14:
Type Company Increase/Decrease Rate
Property & LiabilityHanover17.57% $142,621.00
Workers Compensation SFM 24.62%$423,158.00
HealthBCBS (SCSC Pool)10.50% Varies by Plan
DentalHealth Partners 6.10% Single $114.70 per month
2ND yr of 2 year rate guarantee Family $132.11 per month
LifeReliance Standard Life -7.10% Varies by Group
1st of 3 year agreement
Long Term DisabilityMadison National Life-10.000.00%0.00585
1st of 3 year agreement
Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
A motion was made by Teresa Moes and seconded by Kyle Latch to approve the School Breakfast/Lunch/Milk Prices for the 2013-14 school year:
SiteDescriptionCurrent 2012-13Proposed 2013-14Increase
Elementary K-4Lunch2.152.300.15
Middle School 5-8Lunch2.302.450.15
High School 9-12Lunch2.452.600.15
Reduced - All SitesLunch0.400.40No change
Adult - All SitesLunch3.253.40 0.15
Elementary K-4Breakfast1.251.250.00
Middle School 5-8Breakfast1.251.250.00
High School 9-12Breakfast1.251.250.00
Reduced - All SitesBreakfast0.000.000.00
Adult - All SitesBreakfast1.651.650.00
All Sites Milk Only or Additional0.450.45No change
Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
A motion as made by Kyle Latch and seconded by Vince O\'Brien to approve the following primary vendors for the 2013-14 school year:
•Hastings Cooperative Creamery as the prime vendor to supply milk products.
•Trio Supply Company as the prime vendor for the delivery of paper products and supplies.
•BIMBO Bakeries as the prime vendor to supply bread products.
•Fresh Produce as the prime vendor for the delivery of fresh produce.
Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
A motion was made by Lisa Hedin and seconded by Dan Greil to approve the Transportation contract with the Hastings Bus Company for the 2013-14 and 2014-15 school years. Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
A motion was made by Lisa Hedin and seconded by Dan Greil to approve payment of $5,000 Professional Goals Incentive, to the Superintendent per /Article IX, Section I, of his 2012-2015 contract. Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
A motion was made by Vince O\'brien and seconded by Kyle Latcht o approve the following Resolution:
RESOLUTION ESTABLISHING DATES FOR FILING AFFIDAVITS OF CANDIDACY
BE IT RESOLVED by the School Board of Independent School District No.200 (Hastings Public Schools), State of Minnesota, as follows:
1. The period for filing affidavits of candidacy for the office of school board member of Independent School District No. 200 (Hastings Public Schools) shall begin on July 30, 2013 and shall close on August 13, 2013. An affidavit of candidacy must be filed in the office of the school district clerk and the $2 filing fee paid prior to 5:00** o\'clock p.m. on August 13, 2013.
2. The clerk is hereby authorized and directed to cause notice of said filing dates to be published in the official newspaper of the district, at least two (2) weeks prior to the first day to file affidavits of candidacy.
3. The clerk is hereby authorized and directed to cause notice of said filing dates to be posted at the administrative offices of the school district at least ten (10) days prior to the first day to file affidavits of candidacy.
4. The notice of said filing dates shall be in substantially the following form:
NOTICE OF FILING DATES FOR ELECTION TO THE SCHOOL BOARD
INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT NO.200
(HASTINGS PUBLIC SCHOOLS)
STATE OF MINNESOTA
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the period for filing affidavits of candidacy for the office of school board member of Independent School District No. 200 (Hastings Public Schools) shall begin on July 30, 2013, and shall close at 5:00** o\'clock p.m. on August 13, 2013.
The general election shall be held on Tuesday, November 5, 2013. At that election, four (3) members will be elected to the School Board for terms of four (4) years each.
Affidavits of Candidacy are available from the school district clerk, 1000 West 11th Street. The filing fee for this office is $2. A candidate for this office must be an eligible voter, must be 21 years of age or more on assuming office, must have been a resident of the school district from which the candidate seeks election for thirty (30) days before the general election, and must have no other affidavit on file for any other office at the same primary or next ensuing general election.
The affidavits of candidacy must be filed in the office of the school district clerk and the filing fee paid prior to 5:00** o\'clock p.m. on August 13, 2013.
Dated: __________________BY ORDER OF THE SCHOOL BOARD/s/School District Clerk
** the Secretary of State\'s office takes the position that the office must be open until 5:00 p.m. to receive filings on the last day for filing. Upon the vote being taken thereon, the following voted in favor thereof: Dan Cater, Dan Greil, Lisa Hedin, Kyle Latch, Teresa Moes, Vince O\'Brien; and the following voted against the same: None whereupon said resolution was declared duly passed and adopted.
A motion was made by Kyle Latch and seconded by Teresa Moes Approve a RESOLUTION PLACING David Draves (0.1 reduction) ON UNREQUESTED LEAVE OF ABSENCE effective at the close of the current 2012-2013 school year and upon the the vote being taken thereon, the following voted in favor thereof: Dan Cater, Dan Greil, Lisa Hedin, Kyle Latch, Teresa Moes, Vince O\'Brien; and the following voted against the same: None whereupon said resolution was declared duly passed and adopted.
A motion was made by Dan Greil and seconded by Teresa Moes to Approve a RESOLUTION PLACING Michelle Kvikstad (0.1 reduction) ON UNREQUESTED LEAVE OF ABSENCE effective at the close of the current 2012-2013 school year and upon the vote being taken thereon, the following voted in favor thereof: Dan Cater, Dan Greil, Lisa Hedin, Kyle Latch, Teresa Moes, Vince O\'Brien; and the following voted against the same: None whereupon said resolution was declared duly passed and adopted.
A motion was made by Teresa Moes and seconded by Kyle Lach to Approve a RESOLUTION PLACING Deb Barker (0.667 reduction) ON UNREQUESTED LEAVE OF ABSENCE effective at the close of the current 2012-2013 school year and upon the vote being taken thereon, the following voted in favor thereof: Dan Cater, Dan Greil, Lisa Hedin, Kyle Latch, Teresa Moes, Vince O\'Brien; and the following voted against the same: None whereupon said resolution was declared duly passed and adopted.
A motion was made by Kyle Latch and seconded by Lisa Hedin to approve a reduction in the additional days previously approved by beyond the contracted days for the following individual to perform administrative duties:
NameOriginal Additional DaysReduced Additional Days Rate of Pay
Heather Lindstrom 32 22$379.92 per/day
Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
A motion was made by Vince O\'Brien and seconded by Teresa Moes to approve the retirement(s) of the following:
NamePositionEffective DateYears of Service
Kathy AndersonPSA, MS6/7/201315
Debbie BarkerGerman Teacher, HS 6/7/201328
Joni LorentzHealth Services Nurse, HS 6/7/201338
Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
A motion was made by Kyle Latch and seconded by Lisa Hedin to approve the resignation(s) of the following:
NamePositionEffective Date
Anne ConklinLicensed School Nurse8/31/2013
Kari MatthiesSpec. Services Teacher, HS6/7/2013
Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
A motion was made by Teresa Moes and seconded by Kyle Latch to approve the reassignment of the following:NameCurrent PositionNew Position Effective New Rate of Pay
Micaela DeaneSec. II, MS Media Center Sec. III, HS Career Center7/1/2013$16.94 Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
A motion was made by Vince O\'Brien and seconded by Dan Greil to approve the following leaves:
NamePosition Leave Type Dates
Roseanne KafczynskiPSA, HSGeneral Leave08/26/2013-12/2/2013
Gay WilkerPE Teacher, Pinecrest FMLA Medical8/26/2013-9/20/2013
Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
A motion was made by Teresa Moes and seconded by Kyle Latch to Approve the Employment of the Following: NamePositionDate of Employment Salary/Rate of Pay
Deborah Kaiser Cook\'s Assistant, HS 5/28/2013$10.62 per/hr.
Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
A motion was made by Kyle Latch and seconded by Vince O\'Brien to close the meeting for discussion on Teacher Negotiations. Ayes all, nays none, motion carried. The meeting was closed at 7:30 PM
A motion was made by Dan Greil and seconded by Vince O\'Brien to reopen the meeting at 7:45 PM. Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
There being no further business a motion to adjourn was made by Teresa Moes and seconded by Dan Greil. Ayes all, nays none, motion carried. The meeting adjourned at 7:48 PM. 7/18/2013


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