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BOARD OF EDUCATIONINDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT 200 HASTINGS, MINNESOTA

Tuesday, April 1, 2014 - 11:20pm

An Organizational Meeting of the School Board of Independent School District No.200, Hastings, Minnesota, was held on Wednesday, January 8, 2014, in the district office board room.
Outgoing Board Chair, Dan Cater called the meeting to order at 6:34 PM. The following members were present: Dan Cater, Scott Gergen, Lisa Hedin, Kyle Latch, Teresa Moes, Angie McGinnis, Vince O\'Brien and Superintendent Collins, members absent: none.
The first order of business was to approve the agenda. A motion was made by Angie McGinnis and seconded by Dan Cater to approve the agenda as submitted. Ayes all, nays none, nomination accepted.
The next order of business was to open nominations for the position of Board Chair. Vince O\'Brien was nominated by Dan Cater to serve as Board Chair for 2014. There being no other nominations a ballot vote was taken, 7 votes were cast for Vince O\'Brien.
•Dan Cater nominated Kyle Latch to serve as Vice Chair of the Board. Ayes all, nays none, nomination accepted.
•Teresa Moes nominated Angie McGinnis to serve as Board Clerk. Ayes all, nays none, nomination accepted.
•Dan Cater nominated Lisa Hedin to serve as Board Treasurer. Ayes all, nays none, nomination accepted.
A motion was made by Teresa Moes and seconded by Dan Cater to approve the stipend of $4,250, which is currently paid to Board Members. Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
A motion was made by Dan Cater and seconded by Kyle Latch to approve the stipend of $4,750, which is currently paid to the Chairperson. Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
A motion was made by Dan Cater and seconded by Teresa Moes to approve for the Board Members to participate in the district\'s medical/hospital and dental insurance plans at their own expense. Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
A motion was made by Dan Cater and seconded by Angie McGinnis to approve for its members to participate in the district\'s term life insurance program. The district will pay the premium for $50,000 of term life insurance. Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
A motion was made by Teresa Moes and seconded Angie McGinnis to approve the following:
(a) The board designates the following banking procedure for the 2013 calendar year:
Wells Fargo Minnesota
General receipts
Vermillion State Bank, Hastings/Vermillion
Activity accounts
Minnesota Liquid Asset Fund,
Section 125 Flex AccountsPayroll & finance accounts
PMA Financial Network/MLAFAid Anticipation account,
Certificates & investments
(b) For investment purposes, the board directs and authorizes the district treasurer, superintendent and business manager to make investments in any and all of the following listed legally qualified State and Federal banks and savings and loan agencies based upon the best rate of return at the time of investment. Furthermore, said agency or agencies shall at the time of investment, pledge collateral as prescribed by the laws of the State of Minnesota and file appropriate collateral documents with the school district business office at the time of investments.
PMAAurora, IL
First National BankHastings
Wells FargoMinnesota
Vermillion State BankHastings/
Vermillion
First BankMinneapolisMinnesota Liquid Asset Fund
(c) Pursuant to M.S. 118A.02, Subd. 1, 118.005, Subd. 2, the board further authorizes the Treasurer, the Director of Business, Accounting Supervisor, to exercise the power of the board in designating a depository. Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
A motion was made by Kyle Latch and seconded by Dan Cater to approve the Delegation of the Superintendent, Director of Business, Accounting Supervisor, and Accountant to Make Electronic Fund Transfers. Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
A motion was made by Dan Cater and seconded by Teresa Moes to authorize the delegation of authority to Superintendent Tim Collins, Director of Business, Kim Frey, to enter in to Joint Powers purchasing agreements. Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
A motion was made by Dan Cater and seconded by Teresa Moes to authorize the delegation of authority to Superintendent Tim Collins and Director of Business, Kim Frey to sign contracts and enter into agreements (provided by board action). Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
A motion was made by Teresa Moes and seconded by Lisa Hedin to approve the Hastings Star/Gazette be designated as the official publication for the 2013 calendar year for the printing of all required legal documents, such as minutes, bids and special notices of elections and meetings. Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
A motion was made by Angie McGinnis and seconded by Teresa Moes to approve the following Board Meeting date for 2014:
*All regular meetings are scheduled for Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m. unless otherwise noted.
January22 - Regular Meeting
February 5 - Work Session
19 - Regular Meeting
March 5 - Work Session
26 - Regular Meeting
April 9 - Work Session
23 - Regular Meeting
May 7 - Work Session
21 - Regular MeetingJune 4 - Work Session
18 - Regular Meeting
July 9 - Work Session
23 - Regular Meeting
August 6 - Work Session
20 - Regular Meeting
September 10 - Work Session
24 - Regular Meeting
October 8 - Work Session
22 - Regular Meeting
November 5 - Work Session
19 - Regular Meeting
December 10 - Regular Meeting
Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
There was a brief discussion about Board Committee assignments for the coming year. Board Members were asked to consider if there were any changes they wanted to make in committee assignments and if so to communicate those wishes to Vince O\'Brien before the next board meeting.
A motion to adjourn the meeting was made by Dan Cater and seconded by Kyle Latch. Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
The meeting adjourned at 7:00 PM.
4/3/2014


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