OFFICIAL MINUTES OF REGULAR SCHOOL BOARD MEETING OF INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT #2137 – March 18, 2019

OFFICIAL MINUTES OF REGULAR SCHOOL BOARD MEETING OF INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT #2137 – March 18, 2019

A duly posted regular meeting of the Board of Education, Independent School District No. 2137 was held in the Kingsland Choir Room on Monday, March 18, 2019, at 6:30 p.m.

Board Co-Chair Tiffany Mundfrom called the meeting to order. Present: Maranda Emig, Kyle Rader, Leah Stier, Natasha Howard, and Tiffany Mundfrom. Absent: Jackie Horsman. Also in attendance was Superintendent James Hecimovich and student representative Zach Queensland.

Stier moved to approve the following consent items as presented: the board agenda; the February 20, 2019 regular meeting minutes and the March 4, 2019 work session minutes, and the March 2019 bills. Also approved was the first reading of Policies 720, 721, 740; and the second reading of policies 711, 712, 713, 714 and the Recordings policy; the hires of Dakota Rostad as head baseball coach, Erik Bicknese as the junior varsity coach, Kevin Geer as the junior high baseball coach, John Fenske as the varsity softball coach, Laurie Hendrickson as the junior varsity softball coach, Steve Tammel as the junior high softball coach, Brent Kohn as the varsity golf coach, Paul Eckheart as the junior high golf coach, and Tanya Carlson as SACC assistant. Also the resignation of Ashley Lane as SACC assistant. Howard seconded. Motion carried by a 5-0 vote.

Thank you to the American Library Association for the $500 grant for the media center, Midway USA Foundation for the $801 grant for the Trap team, and State Farm for the $500 donation for the drama club.

There were no public comments.

Written reports were submitted by Elementary Principal Scott Klavetter, Activities/Building & Grounds Director John Dols, Community Ed Director Becky Bicknese, Business Manager Amber Herbrand (Uhlenhake), and Kingsland School Parents (KSP). Superintendent/High School Principal Jim Hecimovich submitted a written report and updated the board as well.

Old Business

Rader moved to approve the revised instructional 2019-2020 calendar as presented. Emig seconded. Motion carried by a 5-0 vote.

Emig moved to approve the Head Lice Protocol as presented. Stier seconded. Motion carried by a 5-0 vote.

Mundfrom introduced the Resolution Awarding the Sale, Determining the Form and Details, Authorizing the Execution, Delivery, and Registration, and Providing for the Payment of General Obligation Facilities Maintenance Bonds, Series 2019A as presented. Roll call: Ayes: Stier, Mundfrom, Emig, Howard, Rader; Nayes: none. Absent: Horsman. Motion carried by a 5-0 vote to adopt the resolution, which is on file in the District Office.

New Business

Rader moved to approve the proposed at-will wage scale and longevity language for select non- classified employees as presented. Howard seconded. Motion carried by a 5-0 vote.

Emig moved to approve the proposed asbestos abatement bid from Twell Environmental, Inc. for

$184,666. Howard seconded. Motion carried by a 5-0 vote.

Mundfrom introduced the resolution accepting donations. Roll Call: Ayes: Stier, Mundfrom, Emig, Howard, Rader. Ayes: none. Absent: Horsman. Motion carried by a 5-0 vote. The resolution is on file in the District Office.

The next work session will be held on Monday, April 1, 2019, at 6:00 p.m. in the Elementary Conference Room.

The next regular meeting will be held on Monday, April 15, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. in the Choir Room.

Stier moved to adjourn the meeting. Rader seconded. Motion carried by a 5-0 vote. The meeting was adjourned at 7:18 p.m.

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