OFFICIAL MINUTES OF REGULAR SCHOOL BOARD MEETING OF INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT

OFFICIAL MINUTES OF REGULAR SCHOOL BOARD MEETING OF INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT #2137 – November 20, 2017

A duly posted regular meeting of the Board of Education, Independent School District No. 2137 was held in the Kingsland Choir Room on Monday, November 20, 2017 at 6:30 p.m.

Board Chair Doug Plaehn called the meeting to order. Present: Heather Betts, Jackie Horsman, Ann Oeltjen, Tiffany Mundfrom, and Doug Plaehn. Absent: none

Mundfrom moved to approve the following consent items: the board agenda; the October 16 regular and October 23 special meeting minutes; the November bills; the first reading of Policies 521, 523, 525, 526, 527 and second reading of Policies 616, 807, 518, 519, 520. Also, the resignation of Cassandra Kurtz – paraprofessional, John Fenske – 9th grade football coach, and Jamie Fenske – Assistant Varsity football coach. Also the seniority lists since updates have been made. Also, all coaches for the winter season. Horsman seconded. Motion carried by a 5-0 vote.

Public Thank You and Recognition was given to State Farm for donating $500 for the Good Neighbor Grant for the volunteer work of Ross Heusinkveld, which will be used for IXL MATH and Targeted Services; Kingsland School Parents for bringing in food for staff during conferences; and hearing and vision volunteers: Jennifer Evans, Sharon Schmidt, Lisa Snitker, Sarah Warren, and Karlene Hateli.

No public comments.

Sydney J. and Rachel H. reported to the board for FFA. Nora J. and Rachel H. reported to the board for Student Council. Kori K., Nora J., and Jade A. reported to the board for Key Club. Mundfrom and Horsman updated on the Finance/Facilities/Personnel and Curriculum/Policy/PR committees. Written reports were submitted from Principal Hecimovich, Principal Klavetter and Activities/Building and Grounds Director Dols, Business Manager Amber Uhlenhake, and Kingsland School Parents. Superintendent Hecimovich updated the board.

Old Business

Plaehn moved to appoint Leah Stier as the new board member to replace and carry out the remainder of Deb Larson’s term, effective immediately. Betts seconded. Motion carried by a 4-1 vote.

New Business

Smith Schafer & Associates presented on our most recent audit. Oeltjen moved to approve the audit as presented. Horsman seconded. Motion carried by a 5-0 vote.

Oeltjen moved to schedule a study session for November 27, 2017, at 6:30 p.p. with a backup date of November 28, 2017. Mundfrom seconded. Motion carried by a 5-0 vote.

Mundfrom moved to write off outstanding SACC fees in the amount of $951.25 on inactive accounts. Betts seconded. Motion carried by a 5-0 vote.

The next Policy/PR/Curriculum Committee Meeting will be held on Monday, December 4, 2017, at 5:00 pm in the Elementary Conference Room.

The next Finance/Facilities/Personnel Committee Meeting will be held on Monday, December 11, 2017 at 6:00 pm in the Elementary Conference Room.

The Truth in Taxation meeting will be held on Monday, December 18, 2017 at 6:01 p.m. in the choir room.

The next regular meeting will be held on Monday, December 18, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. in the choir room.

Oeltjen moved to adjourn the meeting at 7:09 p.m. Horsman seconded. Motion carried by a 5-0 vote.

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