OFFICIAL MINUTES OF REGULAR SCHOOL BOARD MEETING OF INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT

OFFICIAL MINUTES OF REGULAR SCHOOL BOARD MEETING OF INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT #2137 – February 21, 2018

A duly posted regular meeting of the Board of Education, Independent School District No. 2137 was held in the Kingsland Choir Room on Wednesday, February 21, 2018 at 6:30 p.m.

Board Chair Doug Plaehn called the meeting to order. Present: Heather Betts, Ann Oeltjen, Tiffany Mundfrom, Leah Stier, and Doug Plaehn. Absent: Jackie Horsman

Mundfrom moved to approve the following consent items: the board agenda; the January 17 regular meeting minutes, the February 5 work session meeting minutes and the February 20, 2018 special work session meeting minutes; the February bills; the first reading of Policies 601, 602, 603, 604 and second reading of Policies 410, 413, 414, 415, 213. Also the hire of Laurie Hendrickson for the junior high softball coach and the resignations of Becky Bicknese from Builder’s Club; Laurie Frey from special ed teacher, and Kay Haugerud from social worker. Stier seconded. Motion carried with a 5-0 vote.

Public Thank You and Recognition was given to Lisa Vaupel, owner of Threads in Chatfield, for donating four new letterman jackets valued at $190/each. They will be available to students who normally couldn’t afford a jacket. She also included various patches for the jackets.

No public comments.

Written reports were submitted from Principal Hecimovich, Principal Klavetter, Activities/Building & Grounds Director Dols, Community Ed Director Becky Bicknese, and Business Manager Amber Herbrand (Uhlenhake). Superintendent Hecimovich updated the board. KSP also submitted a written report.

Old Business

Oeltjen moved to approve the Spanish Trip Proposal as presented. Mundfrom seconded. Motion carried by a 5-0 vote.

Oeltjen moved to approve the Academic Calendar for schoolyear 2018-2019 as presented. Betts seconded. Motion carried with a 5-0 vote. Note that this calendar starts 2 weeks earlier next school year.

New Business

Mundfrom moved to approve the referendum communication plan as presented. Stier seconded. Motion carried by a 5-0 vote.

The next work session will be held on Monday, March 5, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. in the Elementary Conference Room.

The next regular meeting will be held on Monday, March 19, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. in the Choir Room.

Oeltjen moved to adjourn the meeting at 6:43 p.m. Mundfrom seconded. Motion carried by a 5-0 vote.

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