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HASTINGS SD ORG MTG 1-3-18

Wednesday, March 7, 2018 - 11:20pm

BOARD OF EDUCATION
INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT 200
HASTINGS, MINNESOTA
An Organizational Meeting of the School Board of Independent School District No.200, Hastings, Minnesota, was held on Wednesday, January3, 2018, in the Media Center at JFK Elementary.
The meeting was called to order by Lisa Hedin at 6:02 PM. The following members were present: Joe Becker, Peter Blissenbach Scott Gergen, Lisa Hedin, Dave Pemble, Russ Rohloff, Kelsey Waits and Superintendent Collins, members absent: None.
The first order of business was to administer the Oath of Office to newly election board members, Peter Blissenbach, Dave Pemble and Kelsey Waits. The next order of business was to approve the agenda. A motion was made by Dave Pemble and seconded by Peter Blissenbach to approve the agenda as submitted. Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
Nominations were opened for the position of Board Chair. Lisa Hedin was nominated by Dave Pemble to serve as Board Chair for 2018. There being no other nominations a ballot vote was taken, 7 votes were cast for Lisa Hedin.
Joe Becker nominated Scott Gergen to serve as Vice Chair of the Board. Ayes all, nays none, nomination accepted.
Scott Gergen nominated Russ Rohloff to serve as Board Clerk. Ayes all, nays none, nomination accepted.
" Kelsey Waits nominated Joe Becker to serve as Board Treasurer. Ayes all, nays none, nomination accepted.
A motion was made by Scott Gergen and seconded by Dave Pemble to approve the stipend of $4,250, which is currently paid to Board Members and the stipend of $4,750, which is currently paid to the Chairperson. Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
A motion was made by Dave Pemble and seconded by Joe Becker to approve for the Board Members to participate in the district's medical/hospital and dental insurance plans at their own expense. Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
A motion was made by Peter Blissenbach and seconded by Dave Pemble to approve for its members to participate in the district's term life insurance program. The district will pay the premium for $50,000 of term life insurance. Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
A motion was made by Peter Blissenbach and seconded by Dave Pemble to approve the following:
(a) The board designates the following banking
procedure for the 2017 calendar year:
Wells Fargo Minnesota General receipts
Vermillion State Bank,
\Hastings/Vermillion Activity accounts
Minnesota Liquid Asset Fund Section 125 Flex
Accounts Payroll
& finance accounts
PMA Financial Network/MLAF Aid Anticipation account, Certificates
& investments
(b) For investment purposes, the board directs and
authorizes the district treasurer, superintendent and
business manager to make investments in any and all of the following listed legally qualified State and Federal banks and savings and loan agencies based upon the best rate of return at the time of investment. Furthermore, said agency or agencies shall at the time of investment, pledge collateral as prescribed by the laws of the State of Minnesota and file appropriate collateral documents with the school district business office at the time of investments.
PMA Aurora, IL
First National Bank Hastings
Wells Fargo Minnesota
Vermillion State Bank Hastings/Vermillion
First Bank Minneapolis
Minnesota Liquid Asset Fund

(c) Pursuant to M.S. 118A.02, Subd. 1, 118.005, Subd. 2, the board further authorizes the Treasurer, the Director of Business, Accounting Supervisor, to exercise the power of the board in designating a depository. Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
A motion was made by Dave Pemble and seconded by Peter Blissenbach to approve the Delegation of the Superintendent, Director of Business, Accounting Supervisor, and Accountant to Make Electronic Fund Transfers. Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
A motion was made by Russ Rohloff and seconded by Dave Pemble to authorize the delegation of authority to Superintendent Tim Collins, Director of Business, Kim Frey, to enter in to Joint Powers purchasing agreements. Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
A motion was made by Scott Gergen and seconded by Dave Pemble to authorize the delegation of authority to Superintendent Tim Collins and Director of Business, Kim Frey to sign contracts and enter into agreements (provided by board action). Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
A motion was made by Russ Rohloff and seconded by Kelsey Waits to approve the Hastings Star/Gazette be designated as the official publication for the 2018 calendar year for the printing of all required legal documents, such as minutes, bids and special notices of elections and meetings. Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
A motion was made by Peter Blissenbach and seconded by Joe Becker to approve the following Board Meeting date for 2018:
January 3, 2018 Org. Meeting & Work Session
January 17, 2018Board Meeting
February 7, 2018Work Session
February 21, 2018Board Meeting
March 7, 2018Work Session
March 21, 2018Board Meeting
April 11, 2018Work Session
April 25, 2018Board Meeting
May 9, 2018Work Session
May 23, 2018Board Meeting
June 6, 2018Work Session
June 20, 2018Board Meeting
July 18, 2018Board Meeting
August 8, 2018Work Session
August 22, 2018Board Meeting
September 5, 2018Work Session
September 19, 2018Board Meeting
October 10, 2018Work Session
October 24, 2018Board Meeting
November 7, 2018Work Session
November 28, 2018Board Meeting
December 12, 2018Board Meeting*
January 2, 2019Org. Meeting & Work Session
*Truth in Taxation Meeting in conjunction with Regular Board Meeting
Ayes all, nays none, motion carried.
There was a brief discussion about Board Committee assignments for the coming year. Board Members were asked to consider if there were any changes they wanted to make in committee assignments and if so to communicate those wishes to Lisa Hedin before the next board meeting.
Other Business:
There being no further business a motion to adjourn the
meeting was made by Dave Pemble and seconded by Scott Gergen. Ayes all, nays none, motion carried. The meeting adjourned at 6:15 PM.
3/8/2018