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Hastings Sch Bd Minutes 072617

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 - 11:21pm

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 26th, 2017, in the Board Room of the District Office.
Board Chair Lisa Hedin called the meeting to order at 6:03 PM. The following members were present: Joe Becker, Andy Bertram, Peter Blissenbach, Dan Cater, Lisa Hedin, and Russ Rohloff; Scott Gergen was absent.
A motion was made by Andy Bertram and seconded by Joe Becker to approve the Agenda. Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
A motion was made by Peter Blissenbach and seconded by Russ Rohloff to approve the minutes of the June 21st , 2017, Regular Board Meeting. Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
A motion was made by Russ Rohloff and seconded by Dan Cater to approve the Bills Payable as presented. Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
A motion was made by Joe Becker and seconded by Andy Bertram to approve the Charitable Donations for the 4th Quarter. Ayes all, nay none, motion carried.
A motion was made by Peter Blissenbach and seconded by Andy Bertram to accept the quarterly review of Student Activities. Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
Superintendent’s Report
• First Reading – Policy 618: Weighted Grades
• TIES Update
• Title I Restructure for 2017-18
• Community Survey Review
Action Items:
A motion was made by Andy Bertram to approve a RESOLUTION ESTABLISHING DATES FOR FILING AFFIDAVITS OF CANDIDACY.
BE IT RESOLVED by the School Board of Independent School District No. 200, State of Minnesota, as follows:
1) The period for filing affidavits of candidacy for the office of school board member of Independent School District No. 200 shall begin on August 1, 2017 and shall close on August 15, 2017. An affidavit of candidacy must be filed in the office of the school district clerk and the $2 filing fee paid prior to 5:00 o'clock p.m. on August 15, 2017. The affidavit of candidacy must state whether the person is filing for one of the four year terms or to fill the vacancy in term expiring January 6, 2020.
2) The clerk is hereby authorized and directed to cause notice of said filing dates to be published in the official newspaper of the district, at least two (2) weeks prior to the first day to file affidavits of candidacy. Publication of said notice prior to the date of adoption of this resolution is hereby ratified and approved in all respects.
3) The clerk is hereby authorized and directed to cause notice of said filing dates to be posted at the administrative offices of the school district at least ten (10) days prior to the first day to file affidavits of candidacy.
4) The notice of said filing dates shall be in substantially the following form:

NOTICE OF FILING DATES FOR ELECTION TO THE SCHOOL BOARD
INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 200
(HASTINGS PUBLIC SCHOOLS)
STATE OF MINNESOTA
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the period for filing affidavits of candidacy for the office of school board member of Independent School District No. 200 shall begin on August 1, 2017, and shall close at 5:00 o'clock p.m. on August 15, 2017.
The general election shall be held on Tuesday, November 7, 2017. At that election, three (3) members will be elected to the School Board for terms of four (4) years each. A special election will be held in conjunction with the general election. At that special election, one individual will be elected to fill a vacancy in term expiring January 6, 2020.
Affidavits of Candidacy are available from the school district clerk, Independent School District No. 200, 1000 11th Street W, Hastings, MN 55033-2597. The filing fee for this office is $2. A candidate for this office must be an eligible voter, must be 21 years of age or more on assuming office, must have been a resident of the school district from which the candidate seeks election for thirty (30) days before the general and special election, and must have no other affidavit on file for any other office at the same primary or general election.
The affidavits of candidacy must be filed in the office of the school district clerk and the filing fee paid prior to 5:00 o'clock p.m. on August 15, 2017.
Dated: 7/19/2017BY ORDER OF THE SCHOOL BOARD
/s/_____________________
School District Clerk
Independent School District No. 200
(Hastings Public Schools)
State of Minnesota
The motion for the adoption of the foregoing resolution was duly seconded by Russ Rohloff. Upon a roll call vote being taken thereon, the following voted in favor thereof: Joe Becker, Andy Bertram, Peter Blissenbach, Dan Cater, Lisa Hedin, Russ Rohloff and the following voted against the same: None, whereupon said resolution was declared duly passed and adopted.
A motion was made by Russ Rohloff to approve a RESOLUTION RELATING TO AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCEOF SCHOOL BUILDING BONDS, REVOKING THE EXISTING REFERENDUM REVENUE AUTHORIZATION OF THE SCHOOL DISTRICT AND APPROVING A NEW AUTHORIZATION, AND CALLING AN ELECTION THEREON – complete resolution attached. The motion for the adoption of the foregoing resolution was duly seconded by Joe Becker . Upon a roll call vote being taken thereon, the following voted in favor thereof: Joe Becker, Andy Bertram, Peter Blissenbach, Dan Cater, Lisa Hedin, Russ Rohloff and the following voted against the same: None, whereupon said resolution was declared duly passed and adopted.
A motion was made by Peter Blissenbach and seconded by Dan Cater to approve the following memberships: 2017-18
A. Metro ECSU (Education Cooperative Service Unit)$4,709.50
B. MSBA (Minnesota School Boards Association)$9,875.00
Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
A motion was made by Andy Bertram and seconded by Russ Rohloff to approve the following primary vendors for the 2017-18 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
• Hastings Co-Operative Creamery Company
• Bix Produce Company
Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
A motion was made by Russ Rohloff and seconded by Joe Becker to approve the Superintendent’s
2018-2021 contract with freeze in pay for all three years of the contract. Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
A motion was made by Russ Rohloff and seconded by Peter Blissenbach to approve the contract with Sternau and Associates for the Student/Family Assistance Program for the 2017-18 school year. Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
A motion was made by Joe Becker and seconded by Andy Bertram to approve a one-year contract with The Center for Efficient School Operations for Professional Management services for fiscal year 2018. Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
A motion was made by Andy Bertram and seconded by Peter Blissenbach to approve the employment of the following:
Date of
NamePositionEmploymentSalary/Rate of Pay
Kristina CookInstruction Asst., JFK 9/5/2017$15.24 per/hr.
Jameson GillispieSAC Lead, Comm. Ed 8/14/2017$18.06 per/hr.
Kimberley MeierSite Nurse, JFK8/21/2017$24.00 per/hr.
Cameron PetersonMaintenance, MS7/10/2017$19.56 per/hr.
Melissa PughCustodian, MS6/27/2017$14.98 per/hr.
Stevi RittInstructional Asst., Pinecrest 9/5/2017$15.24 per/hr.
Angela WinkelmanInstructional Asst., Pinecrest 9/5/2017$15.24 per/hr.
Melinda ZajacSecretary III, McAuliffe 8/15/2017$18.06 per/hr.
Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
A motion was made by Joe Becker and seconded by Dan Cater to approve the resignation of the following:
NamePositionEffective DateKailee HarringtonInstructional Asst., JFK6/22/2017
Melissa Pugh Custodian, MS7/9/2017
Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
A motion was made by Dan Cater and seconded by Russ Rohloff to approve the retirements of the following staff members:
NamePositionEffective DateYears of Service
Dennis BeckInstructional Asst., HS 7/1/201716
Nancy BauerInstructional Asst., MS 6/30/2017 21
Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
A motion was made by Dan Cater and seconded by Andy Bertram to approve the leaves for the following individuals:
Name PositionLeave Type Dates
Lori Beauvais Sec. I, MSFMLA Medical 8/21/2017 – 11/10/2017Medical11/13/2017 – 1/2/2018
Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
There being no further business, a motion was made by Russ Rohloff and seconded by Dan Cater to adjourn the meeting. Ayes all, nays none, motion carried. The meeting adjourned at 6:57 PM.
10/12/2017