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HASTINGS SCHOOL DISTRICT #200 NOVEMBER MEETING MINUTES

Thursday, December 26, 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, November 20th, 2013, in the district office board room.
Board Chair Dan Cater called the meeting to order at 6:30 PM. The following members were present: Dan Cater, Gordon Gathright, Lisa Hedin, Kyle Latch, Angie McGinnis, Teresa Moes, Vince O\'Brien and Superintendent Collins, none were absent.
A motion was made by Lisa Hedin and seconded by Angie McGinnis to approve the agenda as presented. Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
A motion was made by Gordon Gathright and seconded by Lisa Hedin to approve the minutes of the October 23rd, 2013 Regular Board Meeting and the November 13th Special Board Meeting. Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
A motion was made by Kyle Latch and seconded by Vince O\'Brien to approve the Bills Payable as presented. Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
Good News
Superintendent Collins introduced Emily Chandler, HHS Marching Band Director and Josh Wahlstrom, Percussion Instructor along with several members of the marching band. Superintendent Collins along with the board members congratulated the band for their recent Marching Band Class A, State Championship finish in late October at the Metro Dome. Mr. Collins applauded the students and the staff for their dedication to the program and wished them continued success in the future.
Mr. Collins then congratulated Kim Smidt, 1st grade teacher at JFK and Bobbi Seleski, MS Science teacher, for their selection as Exceptional Teachers at the TIES 2013 Education Technology Conference which will be held in December. Mr. Collins read excerpts from the nominations for both of these teachers, which included their significant contributions to forwarding technology, not only at their individual sites, but in the district as a whole.
Superintendent\'s Report
Superintendent Collins introduced Aaron Nielsen to present the audit report to the board. Mr. Nielsen informed the board that his firm issued an unmodified report for the district with no findings in any of the seven areas tested and would be issuing a clean report for 2012-13. Upon completion of the report, Vince O\'Brien made a motion to accept the 2013-13 Audit Report, the motion was seconded by Gordon Gathright, and upon a vote being taken; ayes all, nays none, the motion carried.
A motion was made by Angie McGinnis and seconded by Lisa Hedin to approve the following leaves:
Name Position Leave Type Dates
Ryah Hofbauer Teacher, MS FMLA, Parental 4/17/2013 - 6/6/2013
Michelle Kirk Teacher, JFK FMLA, Parental 3/10/2013* - 6/6/2014
Chris Maul PSA, MS FMLA, Medical 11/21/2013 - 1/6/2014
Jeff Rother Maintenance, HS FMLA, Medical 11/4/2013 - 11/29/2013
Kim Wald Teacher, MS FMLA, Medical 1/3/2014 - 1/31/2014
*denotes approximate date of leave dependent upon delivery date.
Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
A motion was made by Vince O\'Brien and seconded by Lisa Hedin to accept the resignations of the following individuals:
Name Position Effective Date
Paul Auran AV Tech, High School 11/4/2013
Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
A motion was made by Angie McGinnis and seconded by Vince O\'Brien to approve the employment of the following
Date of
Name Position Employment Salary/Rate of Pay
Amanda Peters DCD/ASD 1/2/2014 $26,077.86
Teacher, McAuliffe
Amber Regan SAC Prgm. Asst. 11/28/2013 $11.86 per/hr.
- Non Contract
Michael Schlottman PSA, Pinecrest 11/18/2013 $14.26 per/hr.
Christine Schweich Cook\'s Asst., MS 11/12/2013 $10.87 per/hr
Nicole Sykora Cook\'s Asst., HHS 11/21/2013 $10.87 per/hr
Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
A motion was made by Vince O\'Brien and seconded by Lisa Hedin to approve the reassignment of the following:
CurrentNew New
Name Position/Gr. Position/Gr. Effective Rate of Pay
Theresa Thuet Cook\'s Asst./Gr. 3 Cook/Gr. 4 10/28/2013 $11.86
Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
There being no further business, a motion to adjourn was made Angie McGinnis and seconded by Gordon Gathright. The meeting adjourned at 7:43.
1/2/2014


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