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HASTINGS SCHOOL DISTRICT #200 JULY MEETING MINUTES

Tuesday, September 24, 2013 - 11:20pm

BOARD OF EDUCATION
INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT 200
HASTINGS, MINNESOTA
The Regular Meeting of the School Board of Independent School District No.200, Hastings, Minnesota, was held on Wednesday, July 24, 2013, in the district office board room.
Board Chair Dan Cater called the meeting to order at 6:33 PM. The following members were present: Dan Cater, Dan Greil, Lisa Hedin, Kyle Latch, Angie McGinnis, Teresa Moes, Vince O\'Brien and Superintendent Collins, none were absent.
A motion was made by Angie McGinnis and seconded by Dan Greil to approve the agenda as presented. Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
A motion was made by Lisa Hedin and seconded by Angie McGinnis to approve the minutes of the June 20th, 2012 Regular Board Meeting. Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
A motion was made by Dan Greil and seconded by Kyle Latch to approve the Bills Payable as presented. Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
A motion was made by Vince O\'Brien and seconded by Teresa Moes to approve the Charitable Donations for the 4th Quarter. Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
A motion was made by Kyle Latch and seconded by Lisa Hedin to accept the quarterly review of Student Activities. Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
Good News
Superintendent Collins announced to the board the potential for the School District to become involved through a donation, in the School Forest Program. Mr. Collins explained to the board that the School Forest Programs are state wide initiatives through the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and that over 125 schools are actively involved in the program. He is still waiting to receive more information on the program and will keep the board posted.
Mr. Collins reported that the Middle School North Parking Lot Project, which has been taking place over the summer, is nearing completion and will be ready for the start of school.
Superintendent\'s Report
Superintendent recapped for board members the key topics including:
•Levy Information
•School Board Filings/Vacancy
•First Reading of the following policies:
401 - Equal employment Opportunity
402 - Disability Nondiscrimination Policy
410 - Family and Medical Leave Policy
412 - Expense Reimbursement Policy
Action Items:
A motion was made by Vince O\'Brien and seconded by Kyle Latch to Approve the Following Memberships: 2012-20132013-14
A. MSHSL (Minnesota State High School League*) $3,250.00 *
* The actual amount will be determined after the start of the school year.
B. Metro ECSU (Education Cooperative Service Unit) $4,903.90$4,893.10
C. MSBA (Minnesota School Boards Association) $8,817.00$9,268.00
Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
A motion was made by Dan Greil and seconded by Lisa Hedin to approve continuing to close the 13th year program to students from outside of District #200 (open enrolled) due to the fact that we do not have the personnel to take care of the planning, documentation and communication necessary to program for 13th year students from out of district. Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
A motion was made by Vince O\'Brien and seconded by Lisa Hedin to approve the Environmental Health and Safety contract with the Center for Efficient School Operations for 2013-2014. Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
A motion was made by Teresa Moes and seconded by Kyle Latch to approve US Foodservice as the prime vendor for commodity handling for the 2013-14 school year. Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
A motion was made by Lisa Hedin and seconded by Kyle Latch to the resignation of the following individuals:
NameCurrent Position Effective Date
Gina AlversonStudent Asst., Pinecrest6/7/2013
Mary BlackfordSite Nurse, MS6/7/2013
Sarah Johnson Spec. Services Para, Tilden 6/7/2013
Heather Lindstrom Secondary Special Ed Coordinator 8/7/2013
Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
A motion was made by Angie McGinnis and seconded by Teresa Moes to the retirement of Paulette Schlander, School Psychologist, at Pinecrest, effective 6/7/2013. Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
A motion was made by Vince O\'Brien and seconded by Dan Greil to approve the following leaves:
Name Position LeaveType Dates
Joe BeattieTeacher, High School FMLA,Medical 9/9/2013-10/7/2013
Becky GartzkeTeacher, Pinecrest Extension, FMLA 9/21/2013-6/7/2013
Intermittent Medical
Kurt GraumannMaintenance, District WideMilitary Duty 7/25/2013-8/2/2013
Anne KiviDCD Teacher, Pinecrest FMLA, Parental 12/20/2013-3/14/2014
Mark MobergNetwork Admn., District Wide FMLA, Medical
7/2/2013-8/15/2013
Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
A motion was made by Lisa Hedin and seconded by Vince O\'Brien to approve for an increase in FTE for Melissa Jensen, School Psychologist, McAuliffe/JFK from .8 FTE to 1.0 FTE effective for the 2013-14 school year.
A motion was made by Teresa Moes and seconded by Kyle Latch to approve the Employment of the following: Date of Salary/Rate
Name PositionEmployment of Pay
Classified
Kelly BrasherSpec. Services PSA, Instr. Asst., MS8/27/2013$14.26 per/hr
Mary DachelSpecial Services PSA, Instr. Asst., MS8/27/2013$14.26 per/hr
Mary Paula DeanePlayground/Café, Stdt. Asst, Pinecrest9/3/2013$11.86 per/hr
Matthew EllerSpecial Services PSA, Instr. Asst., HS8/27/2013$14.26 per/hr
Sarah JohnsonNon-Contract EC Screener 9/3/2013$15.07 per/hr
Certified
Kristen BarnesLTS Vocal Music, 0.5 FTE, MS 8/23/2013$20,529.00
Jennifer Chapdelaine Spch/Lang. Teacher. 1.0 FTE, McAuliffe
8/23/2013$41,886.00
Colleen HinzEBD Teacher, 1.0 FTE, HS8/23/2013$39,810.00
Courtney IversonDCD/ASD Teacher, 1.0 FTE, HS
8/23/2013$43,785.00
Sarah OsbergEnglish Teacher, 0.667 FTE, HS8/23/2013$24,034.68
Michael Shelhamer SLD/EBD Teacher, 1.0 FTE, HS8/23/2013$36,484.00
Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
There being no further business a motion to adjourn was made by Teresa Moes and seconded by Kyle Latch. Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
9/26/2013