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Hastings Sch Bd Minutes 082317

Tuesday, October 17, 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, August 23rd, 2017, in the Board Room of the District Office.
Board Chair Lisa Hedin called the meeting to order at 6:10 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 Scott Gergen and seconded by Joe Becker to approve the agenda. Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
A motion was made by Russ Rohloff and seconded by Peter Blissenbach to approve the minutes of the July 26th, 2017, Regular Board Meeting. Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
A motion was made by Dan Cater and seconded by Scott Gergen to approve the Bills Payable as presented. Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
Superintendent’s Report
Superintendent Collins updated the board about class sizes at the Elementary Site for the coming school year and identified that the district continues to struggle to balance class sizes site to site and there is potential for the elementary boundary lines to be redrawn for the 2018-19 school year.
Mr. Collins also updated the board on what neighboring school districts are doing with regard to bond questions for the and the results from the past election cycle.
Action Items:
A motion was made by Andy Bertram to approve a RESOLUTION RELATING TO ELECTION OF SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERS AND CALLING THE SCHOOL DISTRICT GENERAL ELECTION. The motion for the adoption of the foregoing resolution was duly seconded by Dan Cater. 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 Joe Becker to approve a RESOLUTION CALLING A SPECIAL ELECTION TO FILL A SCHOOL BOARD VACANCY. 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, 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 Andy Bertram and seconded by Scott Gergen to approve Policy 618 – Assessment, Grading & Reporting of Student Progress. Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
A motion was made by Russ Rohloff and seconded by Peter Blissenbach to approve and accept the following employee contracts:
• Non-Public Nurses – 7/1/2017 – 6/30/2018
• Family Resource Coordinator – 7/1/2017 – 6/30/2018
Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
A motion was made by Scott Gergen and seconded by Dan Cater to approve the following leaves:
NamePositionLeave TypeDates
Sandra BiscoeArt Teacher, MSGeneral Leave8/28/2017 – 6/8/2018
Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
A motion was made by Andy Bertram and seconded by Russ Rohloff to accept the resignations of the following individuals:
NamePositionEffective Date
Kelly BanksSchool Psych., Pinecrest6/9/2017
Tanya BlesiCook, HS6/9/2017
Eric Ellingworth Teacher, HS6/9/2017
Sue Kisch Cook, HS7/31/2017
Brittany LlewellynInstructional Asst., Special Services6/8/2017
Mehri McLaughlinInstructional Asst., Special Services6/8/2017
Amy McGuireInstructional Asst., Title I6/8/2017
Heidi RittInstructional Asst., Special Services6/8/2017
Nancy SiebenCook’s Assistant, HS8/15/2017
Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
A motion was made by Dan Cater and seconded by Peter Blissenbach to approve the employment of the following: Date of
NamePositionEmploymentSalary/Pay Rate
Certified
Barry, RainbowTeacher, MS 8/25/2017$32,768.00
Behnke, Keri Teacher, Elem. ADSIS 8/25/2017$53,890.00
Cunningham, MorganTeacher, JFK 8/25/2017$38,643.00
Doyle, CynthiaTeacher, JFK, Spec. Ser. 8/25/2017$64,574.00
Fairbanks, DerekTeacher, HS8/28/2017$42,850.00
Flom, StephanieTeacher, McAuliffe, Spec. Ser. 8/25/2017 $26,636.50
Gloe, StephanieTeacher, McAuliffe 8/25/2017$38,643.00
Haugen, RachelSpeech & Lang., McAuliffe 8/25/2017$40,961.00
Hopperstad, RebeccaTeacher, McAuliffe 8/25/2017$39,345.00
Hyatt, CarlyTeacher, MS/HS8/25/2017$38,643.00
Johnson, KariTeacher, McAuliffe8/25/2017$40,315.00
Leon, SaraLTS Teacher, MS8/25/2017$38,631.00
Schultz, AbbyTeacher, HS, Spec. Ser. 8/25/2017$19,321.50
Teich, JennaTeacher, McAuliffe8/25/2017$39,345.00
Classified
Anderson, CynthiaStudent Asst., JFK9/5/2017$12.73 per/hr.
Blesi, TanyaCustodian, MS8/28/2017$18.17 per/hr.
Bolden, JenniferSite Nurse, Pinecrest 8/16/2017$24.00 per/hr.
Deutsch, AnneInstr. Asst., Title I, Pinecrest 9/24/2017$15.24 per/hr.
Estabrook, ValStudent Asst., Pinecrest 9/5/2017$12.73 per/hr.
Jorgenson, AnnInstr. Asst., PSA, McAuliffe 9/5/2017$15.24 per/hr.
Krahling, SamuelInstr. Asst., PSA, JFK 9/5/2017$15.24 per/hr.
Mishler, StephanieInstr. Asst., Title I, Pinecrest 9/25/2017$15.24 per/hr.
Murtaugh, ToddStudent Asst., Pinecrest 9/5/2017$12.73 per/hr.
Seeger, JenniferInstr. Asst., PSA, Pinecrest 9/5/2017$15.24 per/hr.
Shick, AngelaInstructional Lab Tech, JFK 8/28/2017$15.24 per/hr.
Stepka, GraceInstr. Asst., Title I, Pinecrest 9/25/2017$15.24 per/hr.
Tennis, AllisonInstr. Asst., PSA, Pinecrest 9/5/2017$15.24 per/hr.
Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
A motion was made by Dan Cater and seconded by Russ Rohloff to close the meeting for negotiations updates. Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
A motion was made by Dan Cater and seconded by Scott Gergen to reopen the meeting. Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
There being no further business, a motion was made by Scott Gergen and seconded by Dan Cater to adjourn the meeting. Ayes all, nays none, motion carried. The meeting adjourned at 6:50 PM.
10/19/2017