MAY 19 REG

School District 882
(Official Publication)
REGULAR SCHOOL BOARD MEETING
INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 882
MONTICELLO, MINNESOTA
The Monticello Board of Education held their special school board meeting on Monday, May 19th, 2014 at 5:00 p.m. in the middle school boardroom. Board Members: Jill Bartlett, Jeff Hegle, Jim Lindberg, Carol McNaughton, Robbie Smith, William (Bill) Spartz and Superintendent Jim Johnson. Also present: District Administrators and community guests.
Location: Middle School Board Room
Date: Tuesday, May 19th, 2014 Time: 5:00 p.m.
AGENDA:
1. Call to Order Chair Robbie Smith Robbie indicated that Jill Bartlett and Jeff Hegle were absent.
2. The Pledge of Allegiance
3. Approval of the Agenda
Approved by: Bill Spartz. Seconded by: Jim Lindberg. Approved 4-0
5:03 pm School Board Member Jill Bartlett arrived.
4. Citizens Comments None
5. Consent Agenda
1. Approval of Minutes Regular Meeting, April 21, 2014
2. Approval of Minutes Special Meeting April 28, 2014
3. Consideration of Bills, Payroll and Receipts
D. Personnel Matters attached
Total Bills $ 1,443,698.72
Total P Card $ 9,944.38
Approved by: Carol McNaughton. Seconded by: Jill Bartlett. Approved 5-0
6. Resolution Regarding Donations to the District (Action) – Jim Johnson, Superintendent
1. Bondhus and Nancy Spivak donated $560.00 to the Backpack Program.
2. LME PTO donated $4,800.00 to LME to be used for sound field installations in the kindergarten wing of LME.
YTD Total Donations $39,403.44
Approved by: Jim Lindberg. Seconded by: Jill Bartlett. Approved 5-0
7. Middle School Spotlight Presentation Middle school principal Jeff Scherber and staff presented a presentation on What makes an Exceptional middle school.
8. Technology Presentation Monticello Public School App Sue Heidt, Director of Technology demonstrated the simulated version of the new Monticello School District App. The app is set to go live in August 2014.
9. Resolution for Joint Agreement with Education Minnesota Monticello Regarding Teacher Evaluation and the Peer Review Process Joe Dockendorf, Assistant Superintendent presented the new teacher evaluation system. He requested board approval for the Joint Agreement with Education Minnesota -Regarding Teacher Evaluation and the Peer Review Process.
Approved by: Bill Spartz. Seconded by: Jill Bartlett. Approved 5-0
10. Worlds Best Workforce Plan Proposal – Linda Borgerding, Curriculum Director brought back the Worlds Best Workforce Plan (it was originally presented at the last school board meeting) for school board approval.
Approved by: Bill Spartz. Seconded by: Jill Bartlett. Approved 5-0
11. Resolution to Renew Membership in the MSHSL Jim Johnson, Superintendent requested board approval to renew the annual membership in the MN State High School League.
Approved by: Jill Bartlett. Seconded by: Carol McNaughton. Approved 5-0
12. Recommendation to Approve the Cooperative Agreement for Girls Hockey for 2014-15 – Jim Johnson, Superintendent requested board approval to Approve the Cooperative Agreement for Girls Hockey for 2014-15.
Approved by: Jill Bartlett. Seconded by: Bill Spartz. Approved 5-0
13. First Reading of Policies Jim Johnson, Superintendent presented the following polices for a first reading. 1. Policy 427 Teacher Evaluation 2. Policy 613 Graduation Requirements 3. Policy 432 VEBA 4. Policy 714 Fund Balance Policy
14. Additional Staff Request for 2014-15 Joe Dockendorf, Assistant Superintendent presented the following positions for board approval.
1. 2.0 FTE Kindergarten Teachers for PWE
2. 1.0 FTE PE Teacher for LME
3. .5 FTE Specialist Teacher for PWE
4. .2 FTE French Teacher for the High School
5. .4 FTE Music for the High School
6. .2 FTE Accountant for the Business Office
7. 1.0 FTE 10-Month, 8-Hour Per Day Secretary for LME
Bill Spartz made a motion to remove item #7 No board members seconded the motion Motion Failed (a correction to this motion was presented at the June 5 school board meeting it should be remove item #6 not item #7)
Jim Lindberg made a motion to approve items 1-7 as is Motion Seconded by: Jill Bartlett – With all board members voting: motion carried 3-2
Opposed Bill Spartz and Robbie Smith
Approved 3-2
15. FY 14 Updated Budget Tina Burkholder, Business Manager gave her final budget revision for the 2013-2013 school year.
General Fund (01) revenue budget is revised to $38,937,308, which is an increase of $864,905 from the original budget of $38,072,403.
Food Service fund (02) revenue budget decreased $44,059 to end at $1,839,369.
Community Service fund (04) the revenue budget increased $147,022 to end at $2,424,039 and expenses to increase $36,179 to $2,366,765
Debt Service fund (07) overall fund balance is expected to drop slightly to $1,034,317 on June 30, 2014.
OPEB Trust fund (45) the anticipated overall fund balance around $1.9 million on June 30, 2014.
Approved by: Jill Bartlett. Seconded by: Carol McNaughton. Approved 5-0
16. Presentation/Recommenda-tion of LME Roof Project Bids Tina Burkholder, Business Manager reported the recommendation to award Nieman Roofing with the lowest bids at $72,800 for the base bid and $33,250 for alternate #1 covering the 2nd grade wing.
Approved by: Jill Bartlett. Seconded by: Jim Lindberg. Approved 5-0
17. Student Representative Report Brooke Valpone updated board members on the following high school events;
Prom was on May 3rd
HS Seniors interacted with senior citizens having a Senior Citizen Prom
Adaptive bowling team went to state and had one winner
Seniors have received their caps and gowns
On Memorial Day at Riverside Park there will be a Memorial Service, the high school band will perform followed by a Parade.
18. Superintendent Update Jim Johnson reported on the following:
Kids Kitchen will begin Monday June 16th a program funded by the help center for kids ages 2-17 students will receive 8lbs of food per week.
ALP moving
Upcoming events Staff Recognition, Awards Night, Baccalaureate, Graduation, Alp Graduation and Connect Five.
19. Future Meeting Dates
A. Communication Committee May 20, 2013 @ 5:30 pm
B. Special Board Meeting June _____, 2014 @ _______
C. Regular School Board Meeting June 16, 2014 @ 5:00 pm
D. Regular School Board Meeting July ___ 2014 @ 5:00 pm
E. Special School Board Meeting/Work Session August 4 @ 5:00 pm
F. Regular School Board Meeting August 18, 2014 @ 5:00 pm
G. Regular School Board Meeting September 15, 2014 @ 5:00 pm
H. Regular School Board Meeting October 20, 2014 @ 5:00 pm
I. Regular School Board Meeting November 17, 2014 @ 5:00 pm
J. Regular School Board Meeting December 15, 2014 @ 5:00 pm
Board members added June 5th, 2014 @ 1:00 pm on item #2 and July 7th, 2014 @ 4:30 pm on item #4
Approved by: Jill Bartlett. Seconded by: Bill Spartz. Approved 5-0
20. Adjourn 7:31 pm
Approved by: Bill Spartz. Seconded by: Jill Bartlett. Approved 5-0
Jill Bartlett Secretary/Clerk
This material is only a summary; the full text is available for public inspection at the administrative offices of the School District. A copy of the proceedings, other than attachments to the minutes, is available without cost at the offices of the Monticello School District or on line at www.monticello.k12.mn.us.

6/19/14, 3MT, May 19 Reg Min, 236778

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