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HASTINGS SCHOOL DISTRICT 200 SEPTEMBER MEETING MINUTES

Wednesday, October 23, 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, September 23rd, 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, 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 Teresa Moes to approve the agenda as presented. Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
A motion was made by Kyle Latch and seconded by Lisa Hedin to approve the minutes of the August 21, 2013 Regular Board Meeting. Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
A motion was made by Kyle Latch and seconded by Angie McGinnis to approve the Bills Payable as presented. Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
Good News
Superintendent Collins displayed several pictures to the board of the High School Health and Phy-ed Department and some to the activities they have been involved with for the start of the schools year. In addition Mr. Collins updated the board on the Link Crew Team at the High School and on of the new staff members who have gotten involved with the program.
Superintendent\'s Report
•Budget Variances
•New Athletic Conference
•Facility Updates
A motion was made by Vince O\'Brien and seconded by Angie McGinnis to approve the District #200 Curriculum and Instruction Report to the State of Minnesota. Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
A motion was made by Teresa Moes and seconded by Lisa Hedin to approve and accept the following employee contracts:
•Ed MN - Hastings Teachers\' Contract, 2013-2015
Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
A motion was made by Vince O\'Brien and seconded by Angie McGinnis to approve the following change orders:
Change
Order #Project Submitted By Amount Action
1 HS MS North SM Hentges & $10,346.20 Add
Parking LotSons, Inc
Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
A motion was made by Vince O\'Brien and seconded by Kyle Latch to approve a RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A SCHOOL DISTRICT ABSENTEE BALLOT BOARD (as permitted by Minnesota Statute 203B.13, Subd.). Upon a roll call vote being taken the following voted in favor: Dan Cater, Lisa Hedin, Kyle Latch, Teresa Moes, Angie McGinnis, Vince O\'Brien, none voted against.
A motion was made by Kyle Latch and seconded by Vince O\'Brien to approve a RESOLUTION APPOINTING ELECTION JUDEGES FOR THE NOVEMBER 5TH SCHOOL DISTRICT GENERAL AND SPECIAL ELECTION.
Upon a roll call vote being taken the following voted in favor: Dan Cater, Lisa Hedin, Kyle Latch, Teresa Moes, Angie McGinnis, Vince O\'Brien, none voted against.
A motion was made by Lisa Hedin and seconded by Vince O\'Brien to approve the proposed maximum Levy Limitations and Certification of the 2013 Payable 2014 Levy. The Budget and Levy will be discussed at the 12/11/2013 Regular Board Meeting. The Public is welcome and will be allowed to speak at this meeting. The Final Levy will be adopted at the 12/11/2013 Board Meeting. Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
A motion was made by Vince O\'Brien and seconded by Teresa Moes to approve the Participation of the following Part Time Teachers who are employed less than .80 FTE in the TRA-Part Time Mobility Program:
NameLocationFTE
Gale GloverMcAuliffe0.7
Mary Kay PillaJFK0.5
Michele BartkeyHigh School0.667
Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
A motion was made by Angie McGinnis and seconded by Vince\'O\'Brien to approve the reclassification of the Secretary, Teaching & Learning position from a Secretary II, Grade 6 to Secretary III, Grade 8, effective 9/23/2013. Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
A motion was made by Vince\' Brien and seconded by Lisa Hedin to approve the employment of the following
Date of
Name Position Employment Salary/Rate of Pay
Triny Dawson Secretary II, ALC9/3/2013$14.26 per/hr
Lisa NelsonSAC Lead, Comm. Ed8/27/2013$16.84 per/hr
Cindy KendallCook Asst., MS9/9/2013$10.87 per/hr
Amy McGuireStudent Asst., Title I, 9/30/2013$14.26 per/hr
Pinecrest
Barbara KetchamStudent Asst., Title I, 9/30/2013$14.26 per/hr
Pinecrest
Sara NieburSecretary II, ALC9/16/2013$14.26 per/hr
Tari SchappaECFE Para-Non Contract9/12/2013$14.62 per/hr*
*Rate of pay based on her last year as a PSA and will not change.
Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
A motion was made by Teresa Moes and seconded by Vince O\'Brien to approve the reassignment of Megan Loesch, from SAC Program Assistant, Grade 4, to SAC Lead, Grade 8, $16.94 per/hr , effective 8/26/2013,.
Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
A motion was made by Vince O\'Brien and seconded by Angie McGinnis to accept the resignations of the following individuals:
NamePositionEffective Date
Triny DawsonSecretary II, ALC9/13/2013
Hollie FillerSAC Lead, Comm. Ed8/26/2013
Jessica MahowaldCook Asst., MS8/19/2013
Kari PhillipsMedia Specialist, JFK8/29/2013
Tari SchappaECFE Paraprofessional, Comm. Ed9/10/2013
Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
A motion was made by Angie McGinnis and seconded by Kyle Latch to approve the following leaves:
NamePositionLeave TypeDates
Jennifer AndersonParaprofessional, FMLA Medical9/3/2013-10/16/2013 ECSE
Pam BlaskowskiMedia Specialist, MS FMLA Medical Intermittent beginning
8/28/2013
Courtney IversonTeacher, HSFMLA Parentalon or about 12/21/2013-2/3/2014
Ellspeth LundstromTeacher, MSFMLA Parentalon or about
1/2/2014 - 4/3/2014
Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
A motion was made by Angie McGinnis to approve the following retirements:
NamePositionEffective Date Years of Service
Susan Hames Special Ed Teacher, McAuliffe 12/20.2013 35
Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
A motion was made by Angie McGinnis and seconded by Vince O\'Brien to accept the resignation of Director Teresa Moes from the Hastings Board of Education effective immediately, for the remainder of her four year term which is scheduled to expire on Monday, January 6, 2014. Upon a roll call vote being taken the following voted in favor: Dan Cater, Lisa Hedin, Kyle Latch, Angie McGinnis, Vince O\'Brien, none voted against, Teresa Moes abstained from the vote, at which time Ms. Moes removed herself from the board table.
A motion was made by Lisa Hedin and seconded by Angie McGinnis to appoint Teresa Moes to the Hastings Board of Education, to fill the vacancy left by the resignation of Dan Greil , whose term is scheduled to expire on Monday, January 5th, 2016. Upon a roll call vote being taken the following voted in favor: Dan Cater, Lisa Hedin, Kyle Latch, Angie McGinnis, Vince O\'Brien, none voted against.
A motion was made by Vince O\'Brien and seconded by Angie McGinnis to appoint Gordon Gathright to the Hastings Board of Education, to fill the vacancy left by the resignation of Teresa Moes, whose term is scheduled to expire on Monday, January 6th, 2014. Upon a roll call vote being taken the following voted in favor: Dan Cater, Lisa Hedin, Kyle Latch, Angie McGinnis, Vince O\'Brien, none voted against.
There being no further business a motion to adjourn was made by Lisa Hedin and seconded by Kyle Latch. The meeting was adjourned at 8:02 PM.
10/24/2013