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HASTINGS SD MEETING MINUTES 1-17-18

Wednesday, March 7, 2018 - 11:20pm

Minutes
School Board District 200
Regular Meeting
January 17, 2018
6:00 PM
The Regular Meeting of the School Board of Independent School District No.200,
Hastings, Minnesota, was held on Wednesday, January 17th, 2018, 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, Peter Blissenbach, Scott Gergen, Lisa Hedin, Dave Pemble, Russ Rohloff, Kelsey Waits, and Superintendent Collins, none were absent.
A motion was made by Dave Pemble and seconded by Joe Becker to approve the agenda. Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
A motion was made by Peter Blissenbach and seconded by Dave Pemble to approve the minutes of the December13th, 2017 Regular Board Meeting and the January 3rd, 2018 Organizational Board Meeting. Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
A motion was made by Scott Gergen and seconded by Russ Rohloff to approve the bills payable. Ayes all, nay none, motion carried.
A motion was made by Joe Becker and seconded by Kelsey Waits to approve accepting the charitable donations for the 2nd quarter 2017-2018. Ayes all, nays none,
motion carried.
A motion was made by Peter Blissenbach and seconded by Dave Pemble to accept the quarterly review of Student Activities. Ayes all, nay none, motion carried.
Good News
Superintendent Collins introduced Jennifer Herber who was recently selected as the Hastings Area Chamber of Commerce Educator of the Year for 2017 to be recognized for her accomplishments.
Superintendent’s Report
Superintendent Collins introduced Director of Business, Kim Frey to explain the district’s Pay Equity Submission for the district which they will be acting upon later in the agenda. Mr. Collins then briefed the board about the status and future of TIES and how that relates to the district. Next Superintendent Collins updated the board members on a number of other items that have been going on over the past two to three weeks including:
• Special Education Reduction in Aid
• Facility Committee Update
• Review of Homeland Security Review
• Review Negotiations Philosophy
Action Items
A motion was made by Scott Gergen and seconded by Russ Rohloff to approve a resolution directing the administration to make recommendations, if necessary, for reductions in programs, positions and reasons therefore. Upon a roll call vote being taken thereon, the following voted in favor thereof: Joe Becker, Peter Blissenbach, Scott Gergen, Lisa Hedin, Dave Pemble, Russ Rohloff, Kelsey Waits and the following voted against the same: None, whereupon said resolution was declared duly passed and adopted.
A motion was made by Dave Pemble and seconded by Joe Becker to approve the School Board Committee structure for 2018. Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
A motion was made by Russ Rohloff and seconded by Scott Gergen to approve the 2018 Pay Equity Report for ISD #200. Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
A motion was made by Dave Pemble and seconded by Peter Blissenbach to approve the revised JOINT POWERS AGREEMENT between Hastings Public Schools and the Independent School Districts of Region V. Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
A motion was made by Russ Rohloff and seconded by Dave Pemble to approve the revised JOINT POWERS AGREEMENT between Hastings Public Schools and the City of Hastings. Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
A motion was made by Russ Rohloff and seconded by Peter Blissenbach to approve the revised JOINT POWERS AGREEMENT between Hastings Public Schools and the City of Hastings for the Hastings Senior Center Program. Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
A motion was made by Dave Pemble and seconded by Scott Gergen to approve the retirement of the following individual(s):
Name Position Effective Date Years of Services
Linda Featherstone Cook, MS 6/6/2018 26
Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.

A motion was made by Peter Blissenbach and seconded by Joe Becker to approve the leaves for the following individuals:
Name Position Leave Type Dates
Kristin Gullicks Teacher, MS FMLA Medical 1/8/2018–2/7/2018
Mary Ellen Fox Hlth Services Coor.FMLA Medical 1/9/2018–1/29/2018
Stephanie Mishler Inst. Asst,Pinecrest Parental 3/16/2018–6/8/2018
Andrea Scheuzger Teacher, MS/HSFMLA Medical 12/12/2017–1/19/2018
Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.

A motion was made by Dave Pemble and seconded by Kelsey Waits to accept the resignations of the following individuals:
Name Position Effective Date
Amy Bartels Inst. Asst., MS 1/19/2018
Clint Larson Maintenance,
Elementary Sites 1/5/2018
Joan Ryan Paraprofessional,MS 1/5/2018
Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.

A motion was made by Peter Blissenbach and seconded by Joe Becker to approve the following change in assignment:
Name Current Position New Position Effective Rate of Pay
Tara Bartz Cook Asst., MS Cook, JFK 1/4/2018 $12.73 per/hr.*
Ruth Johnson SAC Asst.,Comm. Ed SAC
Lead,Comm. Ed 1/2/2018 $18.06 per/hr.*
*Hired after 1/1/2018, will not move a step for 2018-19.
Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
A motion was made by Kelsey Waits and seconded by Joe Becker to approve the employment of the following individual(s):
Name Position Date of Employment Rate of Pay
Bethany Bagwill Teacher,
McAuliffe/Pinecrest 1/10/2018 $20,791.98
Nancy Bauer Secretary I, MS 1/3/2018 $13.94 per/hr.*
Samantha Iverson English Teacher-
LTS, HS 1/25/2018 $12,468.01
Amber Lavergne Inst. Asst., MS 1/8/2018 $15.24 per/hr.*
Mary Yaeger Inst., Asst./
Std. Asst., MS 1/3/2018 $12.73/$15.24 per/hr.*
*Hired after 1/1/2018, will not move a step for 2018-19. Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
There being no further business a motion adjourn was made by Dave Pemble and seconded by Scott Gergen. Ayes all, nays none, motion carried. The meeting
adjourned at 7:21 PM.
3/8/18