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HASTINGS SD MEETING MINUTES 12-13-17

Wednesday, February 28, 2018 - 11:22pm

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, December 13th, 2017, in the Board Room of the District Office.
Board Chair Lisa Hedin called the meeting to order at 6:00 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 Dan Cater and seconded by Peter Blissenbach to approve the agenda. Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
A motion was made by Joe Becker and seconded by Scott Gergen to approve the minutes of the November 15th, 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.
Good News:
Employees of the Semester
• Ron Behnke, Lead Computer Tech., District Wide
• Tim Collins, Superintendent
• Erik Dietz, Industrial Tech Teacher, High School
• Korean Geiken, Lead Cook, Pinecrest
• Kyle Latch, Principal, JFK
• Patty Perez, Instructional Assistant, Tilden

VI. Superintendent’s Report
Mr. Collins took a few moments to acknowledge board members Andy Bertram and Dan Cater who will be leaving the board. Mr. Collins thanked them for their services. Andy Bertram served on the board for 2 years and Dan Cater served on the board for 12 years. Mr. Collins then updated the board on a number of items including:
•Review of the next steps for the sale of the bonds, the bonds will be sold in late March.
•Review of Bond Project Process.
•First Reading – Policy 509.1 – Student Enrollment Procedures
•Truth in Taxation
Action Items:
A motion was made by Dan Cater and seconded by Scott Gergen to approve the 2017 Payable 2018 Levy for the amount $17,134,016.81. Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
A motion was made by Dan Cater and seconded by Peter Blissenbach to approve the Investment Advisory Agreement with PFM Asset Management LLC. Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
A motion by Andy Bertram and seconded by Russ Rohloff to approve A RESOLUTION ESTABLISHING COMBINED POLLING PLACES FOR MULTIPLE PRECINCTS AND DESIGNATING HOURS DURING WHICH THE POLLING PLACES WILL REMAIN OPEN FOR VOTING FOR SCHOOL DISTRICT ELECTIONS NOT HELD ON THE DAY OF A STATEWIDE ELECTION. 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 Scott Gergen and seconded Joe Becker to approve the 2017 -2018 goals as listed below, for Superintendent Tim Collins:
• Planning & communicating on the bond and levy vote and continued follow through with the passage of both initiatives.
• Developing a five (5) year technology plan and communication to the public regarding that plan.
• Developing a plan for moving forward with our without TIES.
Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
A motion was made by Peter Blissenbach and seconded by Dan Cater to accept the resignations of the following individuals:
Name Position Effective Date
Ashley Collins Student/Instructional
Asst., MS 12/22/2017
Linda Endres Cook, JFK 1/3/2018
Linda Mork Media Specialist, HS 12/5/2017
Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.

A motion was made by Scott Gergen and seconded by Russ Rohloff to approve the following leaves:
Name Position Leave Type Dates
Ray Butler Custodian, HS Medical Extension 11/16/2017-1/3/2018
Jaci Cobian Teacher, Pinecrest FMLA Medical Intermittent 9/18/17 – 6/8/18
Carly Hyatt Teacher, HS/MS FMLA Parental 3/2/2018 – 4/12/2018
Emily Williamson Teacher, Pinecrest FMLA Parental 4/29/2018 -6/8/2018
Jim Rohr Teacher, MS FMLA Medical 11/10/2017–12/22/2017
Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.

A motion was made by Andy Bertram and seconded by Dan Cater to accept the retirements of the following staff members:
Name Position Effective Date Years of Service
Jennifer Anderson Instructional Asst.,4/13/2018 21
McAuliffe
Lori BeauvaisSecretary I, MS12/22/2017 21
Carol Patterson Caneff Custodian, MS1/31/2018 25
Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
A motion was made by Joe Becker and seconded by Peter Blissenbach to approve the employment of the following individuals:
Date of
Name Position Employment Salary/Rate of Pay
Bagwill, Bethany Teacher,Spec.Ed 1/3/2018 $22,052.10
Larson, Clint Maintenance
Specialist, Elem. 11/27/2017 $19.90 per/hr.
May, Chasi Instructional
Asst., MS 1/3/2018 $15.24 per/hr.*
*Hired after 1/1/2018 – will not move for 2018-19.
Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
There being no further business a motion to adjourn was made by Dan Cater and
seconded by Andy Bertram, the meeting adjourned at 6:56 PM.
3/1/18


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