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SCHOOL DISTRICT 200 JUNE MINUTES

Tuesday, July 8, 2014 - 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, June 18, 2014, in the Board Room of the District Office.
Board Chair Vince O\'Brien called the meeting to order at 6:33 PM. The following members were present: Dan Cater, Scott Gergen, 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. Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
A motion was made by Dan Cater and seconded by Lisa Hedin to approve the minutes of the May 21st, 2014, Regular Board Meeting. Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
A motion was made by Angie McGinnis and seconded by Scott Gergen to approve the Bills Payable as presented. Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
Good News
Superintendent Collins introduced Pete McGinnis, Coach of the Hastings High School Boys Gold Team, who recently placed 3rd at the State Tournament along with the members of the team. Mr. McGinnis detailed the season for the team and then introduced the team members and had them explain how the experience was
for them.
Mr. Collins then invited Brian LaCroix and other representatives from the Hastings Hear Re-Start program to present to the board. Mr. LaCroix outlined what the volunteer group does for the community and explained to the board that they have also been active in training 9th grade student in CPR at the High School. Mr. LaCroix detailed that the group\'s goal is to train 10% of the Hastings Community on how to perform compression only CPR and use AED\'s properly. There are about 200 individuals from their goal.
Superintendent Collins then reviewed briefly with board members, a number of items including the following:
•Review of HR Boot Camp• Teacher Evaluation/Bullying
•Update on Vision 2025 •One-time $$$ for Teacher Development and Evaluation
•First Reading of the following Policies:
514- Bullying515- Protection and Privacy of Pupil Records
Action Items:
A motion was made by Dan Cater and seconded by Lisa Hedin to approve the 2014-16 Contracts for the following employee groups:
•Administrators•Community Ed Coordinators•Food Service
•Health Services• Individual Business Office Contracts • Principals
•Paraprofessionals• Technology Support
Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
A motion was made by Kyle Latch and seconded by Scott Gergen to approve payment of $5,000 Professional Goals Incentive, to the Superintendent per Article IX, Section I, of the 2012-2015 Superintendent Contract. Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
A motion was made Dan Cater and seconded by Teresa Moes to approve the Policy 807, Health and Safety Policy as it currently exists and the corresponding Fiscal Year 2014-2016 budget as recommended.
Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
A motion was made by Dan Cater and seconded by Lisa Hedin to approve a Resolution approving Intermediate School District #917\'s Health and Safety Program Budget and authorizing the inclusion of a proportionate share of those projects in the District\'s Application for Health and Safety Revenue. Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
A motion was made by Dan Cater and seconded by Scott Gergen to approve a Resolution for Membership in the Minnesota Insurance Scholastic Trust (MIST). Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
A motion was made by Kyle Latch and seconded by Dan Cater to approve the following insurance rates for 2014-15:
TypeCompany Increase/Decrease Rate
Property & LiabilityM.I.S.T. -5.15% $134,003.00
Workers CompensationSFM-21.03%$334,155.00
HealthSelf-Funded
(was approved in March 2014 and will continue to be approved in March)
Dental Self-Funded
(was approved in March 2014 and will continue to be approved in March)
Life Reliance Standard Life0.00% Varies by Group
2nd year of a 3 year Agreement
Long Term DisabilityMadison 0.00%0.00585
National Life
2nd year of a 3 year Agreement
Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
A motion was made by Dan Cater and seconded by Kyle Latch to approve the following primary vendors for the 2014-15 school year:
•Trio Supply Company as the prime vendor for the delivery of paper products and supplies.
•BIMBO Bakeries as the prime vendor to supply bread products.
•US Foods as the prime vendor for commodity handling.
Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
A motion was made by Dan Cater and seconded by Kyle Latch to approve the School Breakfast/Lunch/Milk Prices for the 2014-15 school year:
Current Proposed Increase SiteDescription2013-142014-15
Elementary K-4Lunch2.302.400.10
Middle School 5-8Lunch2.452.550.10
High School 9-12Lunch2.602.700.10
Reduced - All Sites Lunch0.400.00 State Aid Increased
Adult - All SitesLunch3.403.500.10
Kindergarten SitesBreakfast1.250 State Aid Increased
Elementary 1 - 4Breakfast1.251.250.00
Middle School 5-8Breakfast1.251.250.00
High School 9-12Breakfast1.251.250.00
Reduced - All SitesBreakfast0.000.000.00
Adult - All SitesBreakfast1.651.750.10
All SitesMilk Only or Additional0.450.45No change
Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
A motion was made by Angie McGinnis and seconded by Scott Gergen to approve the resignation(s) of the following:
NamePositionEffective Date
Margaret CoxElementary ELL Teacher6/10/2014
Jo DoughertyFrench Teacher, High School6/10/2014
Amanda PetersDAD/ASD Teacher, McAuliffe6/10/2014
Chad TerryGuidance Counselor, High School6/23/2014
Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
A motion was made by Dan Cater and seconded by Teresa Moes to approve the reassignment of the following:
CurrentNewNew
NamePositionPositionEffective Rate of Pay
Lori Beauvais Sec. II, McAuliffeSec. I, 8/25/2014$16.08 per/hr.
Middle School
Dave Clark Custodian, TildenLead Custodian, 6/5/2014 $19.75per/hr.*
JFK
*Will not move a step in 2014-15, placed after 1/1/2014
Lynn ColvinSec. II, MSSec. II, ALC8/25/2014No Change
Randy FickerNight Lead, Custodian, 6/5/2014 $19.07per/hr.** Middle School Tilden
**Will move a step in 2014-15.
Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
A motion was made by Lisa Hedin and seconded by Scott Gergen to approve the following leaves:
NamePositionLeave TypeDatesKelly BanksSchool Psych, PinecrestFMLA, Parental 8/2514-10/17/14
Chris CallahanTeacher, McAuliffeGeneral Leave 8/25/14-6/1/2017
Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
A motion was made by Teresa Moes and seconded by Angie McGinnis to approve the termination of the following employee(s) due to program restructuring:
NameCurrent PositionEffective Date
Amanda Forbes1:1 Nurse, Special Services6/6/2014
Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
A motion was made by Dan Cater and seconded by Scott Gergen to approve the following increases in FTE\'s effective for the 2014-15 school year:
NameCurrent PositionCurrent FTE Increased FTE
Todd LevosMath Teacher, MS/HS0.6670.917
Kari YarnallScience Teacher, HS0.8341.0
Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
A motion was made by Dan Cater and seconded by Angie McGinnis to approve the recall of the following:
NamePositionEffective Date
Kelly BrasherInstructional Asst./Student Asst., MS8/25/2014
Michael SchlottmanInstructional Asst., Special Services8/25/2014
Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
A motion was made by Dan Cater and seconded by Scott Gergen to approve the Employment of the Following:
Date of Salary/Rate
NamePositionEmployment of Pay
Amy Berge Asst. Director, Special Ed7/1/2014$102,002
Pamela FjerstadLead Cook II, Middle School8/25/2014$18.93 per/hr.
Christina KummerOccupational Therapist, Elem.8/22/2014$33,510.00 (0.9 FTE)
Josef HaasAsst. Principal (12 M0.), MS7/1/2014$108,259
Justin HahnAsst. Principal (10 Mo.), MS7/1/2014$96,593
Anna JohnsonSocial Studies, HS8/22/2014$38,845
Andrew LeiserTOSA - Tech. Integration8/22/2014$48,767
Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
A motion was made by Kyle Latch and seconded by Angie McGinnis to approve the following change order:
Change
Order # Project Submitted ByAmount Action
1 HS MS North SM Hentges $110.25Add
Parking Lot& Sons, Inc.
Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
There being no further business, a motion to adjourn was made by Dan Cater and seconded by Scott Gergen. Ayes all, nays none, motion carried. The meeting adjourned at 7:43 PM.
7/10/2014