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HASTINGS SCHOOL BOARD MEETING MINUTES 11-15-17

Wednesday, February 28, 2018 - 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, November 15th, 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 Russ Rohloff and seconded by Dan Cater to approve the agenda. Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
A motion was made by Andy Bertram and seconded by Joe Becker to approve the minutes of the October 25th, 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.
Good News
Superintendent Collins gave recognition and congratulations to the HHS Marching Band on a very successful season that was capped off by winning the Class A State Championship this past October.
Superintendent's Report
•Jenn Reichel, Director of Teaching and Learning - World's Best Workforce Report.
•Update on the Bond
•Update on TIES
Action Items:
A motion was made by Joe Becker and seconded by Andy Bertram to approve a RESOLUTION CANVASSING RETURNS OF VOTES OF SCHOOL DISTRICT GENERAL & SPECIAL ELECTION for open and vacant school board seats. Canvass Attached. 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 Russ Rohloff and seconded by Andy Bertram to approve AUTHORIZING ISSUANCE OF CERTIFICATES OF ELECTION AND DIRECTING THE SCHOOL DISTRICT CLERK TO PERFORM OTHER ELECTION RELATED DUTIES. 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 a RESOLUTION CANVASSING RETURNS OF VOTES OF SCHOOL DISTRICT SPECIAL ELECTION seeking authorization to issue school building bonds and to revoke an existing referendum revenue authorization and replace with a new authorization. Canvass Attached. 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 2nd Reading of Policy 510, Student Travel. Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
A motion was made Scott Gergen and seconded by Joe Becker to eliminate the Position Description and Classification for the Adult Basic Education Teaching Assistant, Grade 8. Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
A motion was made by Peter Blissenbach and seconded by Russ Rohloff to approve revisions to the 2017-2018 Non Contract Rate of Pay Schedule. Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
A motion was made by Scott Gergen and seconded by Andy Bertram to approve the following leaves:
Name Position Leave Type Dates
Rachel Bachman Teacher, JFK FMLA Parental5/5/2018-6/8/2018
Dan Giles Custodian, HS FMLA Medical 6/27/2017-9/8/2017
Medical 9/9/2017-12/4/2017
Joan Ryan Secretary, MS Intermittent 10/9/2017-12/31/2017
FMLA Medical
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
Anne Blessing Theater Coordinator 12/8/2017
Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
Other Business:
•2018 Board Calendar Review
•Next Board Meeting - Truth in Taxation, December 13th
A motion was made by Scott Gergen and seconded by Russ Rohloff to close the meeting for an update on teacher negotiations. The meeting was closed at 7:35 PM.
A a motion to reopen the meeting was made by Scott Gergen and seconded by Joe Becker. Ayes all, nays none, motion carried. The meeting was reopened at 8:00 PM.
There being no further business a motion to adjourn was made by Russ Rohloff and seconded by Dan Cater, Ayes all, nays none, motion carried. The meeting adjourned at 8:02 PM.
3/1/18


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