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Hastings Sch Bd Minutes 092017

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, September 20th, 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 Russ Rohloff and seconded by Dan Cater to approve the agenda. Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
A motion was made by Scott Gergen and seconded by Joe Becker to approve the minutes of the August 23rd, 2017, Regular Board Meeting. Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
A motion was made by Dan Cater and seconded by Peter Blissenbach to approve the Bills Payable as presented. Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
Good News
Superintendent Collins introduce High School Athletics Director, Trent Hanson to talk through some of the initiatives he is working on at the High School.
Superintendent Report
• Review and Comment – Minnesota Department of Education
Mr. Collins reviewed the Review & Comment which was submitted to the Department of Education for approval of the proposed $49.5-million-dollar bond which will go before the voters on November 7th. Mr. Collins explained the type of information which was required to be submitted and read through the final approved document and asked for comments from the individual present. There were no questions or comments from the public.
• TIES Update – Mr. Collins updated the board about the district’s contract with TIES and whether the district will continue with the organization. Collins will be attending a meeting with several other area superintendents to discuss the future of TIES.
Action Items:
A motion was made by Dan Cater and seconded by Russ Rohloff to approve the proposed maximum Levy Limitations and Certification of the 2017 Payable 2018 Levy. The Budget and Levy will be discussed at the 12/13/2017 Regular Board Meeting. The Public is welcome and will be allowed to speak at this meeting. The Final Levy will be adopted at the 12/13/2017 Board Meeting. Ayes all, nays none, motion carried. 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 and seconded by Scott Gergen to approve a RESOLUTION APPOINTING ELECTION JUDGES FOR THE NOVEMBER 7th, 2017, SCHOOL DISTRICT GENERAL AND SPECIAL ELECTION. The motion for the adoption of the foregoing resolution was duly seconded by Andy Bertram. 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 and seconded by Scott Gergen to approve the Participation of the following Part Time Teachers who are employed less than .80 FTE in the TRA-Part Time Mobility Program:
NameLocationFTEErin LeeTilden0.64
Colleen ThomeTilden0.51
Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
A motion was made by Peter Blissenbach and seconded by Russ Rohloff to accept the resignations of the following individuals:
NamePositionEffective Date
Mary Lou RivardInstructional Asst., Title I – JFK9/7/2017
Richard SpechtMaintenance, Elementary Sites9/5/2017
Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
A motion was made by Scott Gergen and seconded by Joe Becker to approve the following leaves:
NamePositionLeave Type DateNicole HeringTeacher, JFK FMLA Medical 10/18/2017 – 11/10/2017
Lindsey Jonely Teacher, McAuliffe FMLA Parental12/28/2017 – 3/28/2018
Sandi MuhlLead Cook, McAuliffe FMLA Medical9/5/2017 – 10/13/2017
Karen NeenanInstr. Asst., PSAIntermittent Medical11-6/2017 – 2/15/2018
Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
A motion was made by Andy Bertram and seconded by Dan Cater to approve the employment of the following:
Date of
NamePositionEmploymentRate of Pay
Ruth JohnsonSAC Asst., Comm. Ed 8/28/2017$13.36 per/hr.
Adam LinderNon-Cntr. Bldg. Sup., Comm Ed 9/16/2017 $10.00 per/hr.
Tien PhamCustodian, Middle School 9/6/2017$15.24 per/hr.
Jonathon TuckerCustodian, Middle School 9/18/2017$15.24 per/hr.
Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
A motion was made by Scott Gergen and seconded by Dan Cater to close the meeting to discuss teachernegotiations. 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