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HASTINGS SCHOOL DISTRICT 200 MAY MEETING MINUTES

Tuesday, July 9, 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, May 22, 2013, in the district office board room.
Board Chair Dan Cater called the meeting to order at 6:36 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 Kyle Latch and seconded by Vince O\'Brien to approve the minutes of the April 17th, 2013 Regular Board Meeting. Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
A motion was made by Angie McGinnis and seconded by Lisa Hedin to approve the minutes of the May 8th,, 2013 Special Board Meeting and the May 15th, 2013 Special 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.
Good News
Superintendent Collins recognized several staff members who received awards over the past several weeks, they included:
• Karen Arnold, EdMN Teacher of of the Year for 2013
• Carol Howd - Intek Teacher of Excellence for 2013
• Charlie Black, ISD #200 Employee of the Year for 2013
Superintendent\'s Report
Mr. Collins updated the board on the following items:
•Status of Hastings moving to a different conference.
• Athletic/Activities Cost Comparisons from around the area.
• Safari Montage Usage district wide
• Calendar Update
Action Items:
A motion was made by Vince O\'Brien and seconded by Lisa Hedin to approve the following changes in the school day:
Proposed Student Less Net Student
Site Start Dismiss Change Minutes Lunch Contact Time
High School 7:50 2:30 -10 Minutes 400 25 375
Middle School 7:55 2:35 -15 minutes 400 25 375
Pinecrest 8:00 2:35 -5 minutes 395 20 375
McAuliffe 8:50 3:25 0 395 20 375
JFK 8:50 3:25 0 395 20 375
Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
A motion was made by Dan Greil and seconded by Teresa Moes to approve increasing the Student Activity Fees at the High School to $150 effective for the start of the 2013-2014 school year. Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
A motion was made by Vince O\'Brien to approve a RESOLUTION DISCONTINUING AND REDUCING EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS AND POSITIONS
WHEREAS, the School Board of Independent School District No. 200 adopted a resolution on January 23, 2013, directing the administration to make recommendations for reductions in programs and positions; and
WHEREAS, said recommendations have been received and considered by the School Board.
BE IT RESOLVED by the School Board of Independent School District No. 200 as follows:
That the following programs and positions, or portions thereof, be reduced:
ECFE - .05 FTE
The motion for the adoption of the foregoing resolution was duly seconded by Member Angie McGinnis, and upon the vote being taken thereon, the following voted in favor thereof: Dan Cater, Dan Greil, Lisa Hedin, Kyle Latch, Angie McGinnis, 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 Vince O\'Brien approve a RESOLUTION RELATING TO REDUCTIONOF THE POSITION OF Debbie Fleming, AN ECFE TEACHER The motion for the adoption of the foregoing resolution was duly seconded by Member\Angie McGinnis, and upon the vote being taken thereon, the following voted in favor thereof: Dan Cater, Dan Greil, Lisa Hedin, Kyle Latch, Angie McGinnis, 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 to approve a RESOLUTION RELATING TO THE TERMINATION AND NONRENEWAL OF THE TEACHING CONTRACT OF:
Ariel BurmaErin Canopy
Kelly KellyBryan Linder
Joanne PrattWilliam Stokes
Julie SwansonMarin Wacholz
BE IT RESOLVED, by the School Board of Independent School District #200, that pursuant to Minnesota Statutes 122A.40, Subdivision 5 that the teaching contract of a probationary teacher in Independent School District #200, is hereby terminated at the close of the current 2012- 2013 school year.
The motion for the adoption of the foregoing resolution was duly seconded by Member Teresa Moes, and upon the vote being taken thereon, the following voted in favor thereof: Dan Cater, Dan Greil, Lisa Hedin, Kyle Latch, Angie McGinnis, 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 to Approve a RESOLUTION PROPOSING TO PLACE DAVID DRAVES (0.1 reduction) ON UNREQUESTED LEAVE OF ABSENCE The motion for the adoption of the foregoing resolution was duly seconded by Member Lisa Hedin, and upon the vote being taken thereon, the following voted in favor thereof: Dan Cater, Dan Greil, Lisa Hedin, Kyle Latch, Angie McGinnis, 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 Vince O\'Brien to Approve a RESOLUTION PROPOSING TO PLACE MICHELLE KVIKSTAD (0.1 reduction) ON UNREQUESTED LEAVE OF ABSENCE The motion for the adoption of the foregoing resolution was
Duly seconded by Member Dan Greil, and upon the vote being taken thereon, the following voted in favor thereof: Dan Cater, Dan Greil, Lisa Hedin, Kyle Latch, Angie McGinnis, 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 to approve a RESOLUTION PROPOSING TO PLACE DEB BARKER (0.667) ON UNREQUESTED LEAVE OF ABSENCE The motion for the adoption of the foregoing resolution was duly seconded by Member Angie McGinnis, and upon the vote being taken thereon, the following voted in favor thereof: Dan Cater, Dan Greil, Lisa Hedin, Kyle Latch, Angie McGinnis, 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 Angie McGinnis to approve a RESOLUTION APPOINTING HEARING OFFICER PURSUANT TO MINNESOTA STATUTES SECTION 122A.40. The motion for the adoption of the foregoing resolution was duly seconded by Member Teresa Moes, and upon the vote being taken thereon, the following voted in favor thereof: Dan Cater, Dan Greil, Lisa Hedin, Kyle Latch, Angie McGinnis, 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 Kyle Latch to approve a permanent reduction of FTE, at the request of the employee, Laura Newton, English Teacher at the High School, from 1.0 to 0.667. Ms. Newton\'s benefits would be
pro-rated accordingly. Ayes all, nays none, motion carried
A motion was made by Angie McGinnis and seconded by Lisa Hedin to approve the resignation of the following individuals:
Name Position Effective Date
Lisa Johnston PSA, High School 6/7/2013
Ayes all, nays none, motion carried
A motion was made by Vince O\'Brien and seconded by Kyle Latch to approve the retirement of the following individuals:
Name Position Effective Date Years of Service
Patricia Benson PSA, JFK Elementary 6/7/2013 21
Cheryl Halden Language Arts Teacher, MS 6/7/2013 21
Elizabeth Lien Physical Ed Teacher, MS 6/7/2013 39
Kathy Zeien Special Ed, HS 6/7/2013 24
Ayes all, nays none, motion carried
A motion was made by Teresa Moes and seconded by Kyle Latch to approve leaves for the following individuals:
Name Position Leave Type Dates
David Draves Special Services Teacher, MS FMLA Medical 4/12/2013-4/30/2013
Laura Hurrle Special services Teacher, MS FMLA Parental 8/27/2013-9/25/2013
Alberta Judge Title I Para, JFK Medical Leave 4/8/2013-5/23/2013
Patty Kleis Spec. Serv. Para, McAuliffe FMLA Medical 5/1/2013-5/15/2013
Jodi Shelhamer English Teacher, HS FMLA Parental 8/27/2013-10/24/2013
Kate Sorenson ECSE Teacher, Tilden FMLA Parental On or about 10-13/2013-12/16/2013
Ayes all, nays none, motion carried
A motion was made by Teresa Moes and secondded by Lisa Hedin to Approve the Employment of the Following:
Date of
Name Position Employment Salary/Rate of Pay
Hailen Tessier-Morse Custodian 5/15/2013 $14.01 per/hour
Ayes all, nays none, motion carried
There being no further business a motion to adjourn was made by Dan Greil and seconded by Teresa Moes. Ayes all, nays
none, motion carried. The meeting adjourned at 8:07 PM.
7/11/2013