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Hastings Sch Bd Minutes 062217

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, June 22, 2017, in the Board Room of the District Office.
Board Chair Vince O’Brien called the meeting to order at 6:03 PM. The following members were present: Joe Becker, Andy Bertram, Peter Blissenbach, Dan Cater, Scott Gergen, Lisa Hedin, and Russ Rohloff; none were absent.
A motion was made by Russ Rohloff and seconded by Andy Bertram to approve the Agenda. Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
A motion was made by Joe Becker and seconded by Peter Blissenbach to approve the minutes of the May 24th, 2017, Regular Board Meeting. Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
A motion was made by Dan Cater and seconded by Andy Bertram to approve the Bills Payable as presented. Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
Superintendent’s Report
• Operating Levy Review
• Community Survey
• Legislative Update
Action Items:
A motion was made by Dan Cater and seconded by Scott Gergen to approve Russ Rohloff, as the duly appointed a School Board Member of Intermediate School District 917, to represent Independent School District No. 200, for a term to be three years in length, effective July 1, 2017. Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
A motion was made by Andy Bertram and seconded by Dan Cater to approve a RESOLUTION APPROVING INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 917'S LONG-TERM FACILITY MAINTENANCE PROGRAM BUDGET AND AUTHORIZING THE INCLUSION OF A PROPORTIONATE SHARE OF THOSE PROJECTS IN THE DISTRICT'S APPLICATION FOR LONG-TERM FACILITY MAINTENANCE REVENUE.
Upon a roll call vote being taken thereon, the following voted in favor thereof:
Joe Becker, Andy Bertram, Peter Blissenbach, Dan Cater, Scott Gergen, 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 and seconded by Peter Blissenbach to approve an amendment to the Joint Powers Agreement between the County of Dakota, ISD #200, as a member of the Dakota County School Districts and Scott-Carver-Dakota CAP Agency, Inc., for the purpose of establishing a Dakota county Collaborative. Ayes all, nays none, Director Dan Cater abstained, motion carried.
A motion was made by Russ Rohloff and seconded by Scott Gergen to approve the ISD #200 Ten (10) Year Long Term Facility Maintenance Revenue Plan which will be submitted to the Minnesota Commissioner of Education. Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
A motion was made by Scott Gergen and seconded by Joe Becker to approve the 2017-18 and 2018-19 transportation contract with Minnesota Coaches, dba: Hastings Bus Company. Ayes all, nays none, Director Andy Bertram abstained, motion carried.
A motion was made by Andy Bertram and seconded by Scott Gergen to approve the following memberships for the 2017-18 school year:
• Minnesota State High School League, MSHSL, the actual amount will be determined after the start of the school year.
• Schools for Equity in Education, SEE membership fees of $5,590.15.
Ayes all, nays none, motion carried. A motion was made by Andy Bertram and seconded by Russ Rohloff to approve the 2nd Reading of Policy 524, Unpaid Meal Charges. Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
A motion was made by Joe Becker and seconded by Russ Rohloff to approve payment of $5,000 Professional Goals Incentive, to the Superintendent per Article IX, Section I, of the 2015-2018 Superintendent Contract. Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
A motion was made by Dan Cater and seconded by Scott Gergen to approve a RESOLUTION RELATING TO THE TERMINATION AND NONRENEWAL OF THE TEACHING CONTRACT OF PROBATIONARY TEACHERS
WHEREAS Mindy Forrey, is a probationary teachers in Independent School District #200.
BE IT RESOLVED, by the School Board of Independent School District #200, that pursuant to Minnesota Statutes 122A.40, Subdivision 5, that the teaching contracts of, Mindy Forrey probationary teacher in Independent School District #200, is hereby terminated/reduced at the close of the current 2016-2017 school year as identified above.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that written notice be sent to said teacher regarding termination and non-renewal of her contract as provided by law, and that said notice shall be in substantially the following form:
NOTICE OF TERMINATION
AND NON-RENEWAL
Mr./Ms. ___________________________
___________________________________
Dear Mr./Ms. __________________________________:
You are hereby notified that at a Regular meeting of the School Board of Independent School District No. 200 held on April 26, 2017, a resolution was adopted by a majority roll call vote to terminate your contract or a portion of your contract effective at the end of the current school year and not to renew your contract or portion of your contract for the 2017–18 school year. Said action of the board is taken pursuant to M.S. 122A.40, Subd. 5.
You may officially request that the school board give its reasons for the non-renewal of your teaching contract. For your information, however, this action is taken because of the discontinuance of your position due to the financial condition of the school district
Yours very truly,
SCHOOL BOARD OF
INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. ____
_________________________________________
Clerk of the School Board

Upon a roll call vote being taken thereon, the following voted in favor thereof:
Joe Becker, Andy Bertram, Peter Blissenbach, Dan Cater, Scott Gergen, 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 Dan Cater and seconded by Russ Rohloff to approve the resignation(s) of the following:
Name Position Effective Date
Diane Cooke Instructional Asst., Tilden 6/8/2017
Mary Paula DeaneStudent Asst., Pinecrest 6/8/2017
Kari Pottinger Student Asst., JFK 6/8/2017
Sarah Siebenaler Student Asst., Pinecrest 6/8/2017
Dayna Strand Teacher, Tilden 6/14/2017
Debbi Zimmerman Instructional Asst., JFK 5/29/2017
Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.

A motion was made by Andy Bertram and seconded by Dan Cater to approve the following leaves:
Name Position Leave Type Dates
Ray Butler Custodian, HS FMLA Medical 6/15/2017 – 11/15/2017
Jim Hoeschen Custodian, McAuliffe FMLA Medical 6/1/2017 – 12/1/2017
Janel Knutson Teacher, MS FMLA Medical 5/22/2017 – 6/8/2017*
Cindy Zeien Instructional Asst., Tilden FMLA Medical 4/24/2017 – 6/8/2017*
*Intermittent Leave
Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
A motion was made by Dan Cater and seconded by Russ Rohloff to approve the termination of the following probationary employees:
Name Position Effective Date
Ruth Johnson Instructional Asst., Spec. Services 6/8/2017
Laura Volmer Instructional Asst., Spec. Services 6/8/2017
Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
A motion was made by Dan Cater and seconded by Andy Bertram to approve the recall of the following employee(s):
Name Position Effective Date
Mary Lou Rivard Instructional Assistant, Title I, JFK 9/5/2017
Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.

A motion was made by Russ Rohloff and seconded by Dan Cater to approve the employment of the following:
Date of
Name Position Employment Salary/Rate of Pay
Sarah Kloeckl Asst. Dir., Spec. Services 7/1/2017 $107,000
Rodney Risch Instructional Asst., MS 9/5/2017 $15.24 per/hr.
Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.

A motion was made by Andy Bertram and seconded by Scott Gergen to Close the Meeting for Negotiations Discussions. The meeting was closed at 6:56 PM.
After some discussion regarding the negotiations process, a motion to re-open the meeting was made by Dan Cater and seconded by Lisa Hedin. Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
There being no further business, a motion was made by Dan Cater and seconded by Scott Gergen to adjourn the meeting. Ayes all, nays none, motion carried. The meeting adjourned at 7:13 PM.
10/12/2017