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OFFICIAL MINUTES OF REGULAR SCHOOL BOARD MEETING OF INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT #2137 – June 18, 2018

A duly posted regular meeting of the Board of Education, Independent School District No. 2137 was held in the Kingsland Choir Room on Monday, June 18, 2018 at 6:30 p.m.

Board Chair Doug Plaehn called the meeting to order. Present: Heather Betts, Ann Oeltjen, Leah Stier, Jackie Horsman, Tiffany Mundfrom, and Doug Plaehn. Absent: none. Also in attendance was Superintendent James Hecimovich.

Mundfrom moved to approve the following consent items: the board agenda; the May 21, 2018 regular meeting minutes and the June 4 work session meeting minutes; the June bills; the first reading of Policies 101, 101.1, 102, 103, 104; the second reading of Policies 617, 618, 619, 623, and 624. Also the resignation of Jamie Fenske – varsity baseball coach and the hires of Scott Eckelkamp – grade 7-9 math teacher, Mark Fitzpatrick – elementary physical education teacher, and Annalisa Pendl – school social worker. Stier seconded. Motion carried unanimously.

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.

Old Business

The Long-Term Facility Ten-Year Plan has been tabled until the July board meeting.

Mundfrom moved to approve the expenditure budget for SY2018-2019. Horsman seconded. Motion carried unanimously.

New Business

Horsman moved to call for the 2018-2019 milk and gas/fuel bids. Oeltjen seconded. Motion carried unanimously.

Stier moved to authorize Superintendent Hecimovich to act as the Identified Official with Authority (IOWA) for the Kingsland School District effective July 1, 2018. Mundfrom seconded. Motion carried unanimously.

Oeltjen moved to authorize PK-6 Principal Scott Klavetter to act as the Local Education Agency Representative for Title I and Title II Federal Programs for the Kingsland School District effective July 1, 2018. Horsman seconded.

Plaehn moved to approve the SMEC Joint Powers Agreement. Oeltjen seconded. Roll call: Age – 6, Nay – 0. Motion carried by a 6-0 vote.

Public Thank You and Recognition was given to Paula Ruesink from the Forestville Historic site for inviting 3rd - 5th grade to come down under a grant paid by The Friends of Forestville group and also to KSP for paying for the transportation to Forestville and back. Thank you to Pheasants Forever for the $310 donation to the Trap Team.

Plaehn moved to approve the resolution for membership renewal in the Minnesota High School League effective July 1, 2018. Roll call: Aye – 6, Nay – 0. Motion carried by a 6-0 vote.

Mundfrom moved to approve the school board meeting dates as follows: school board working sessions will be the first Monday of every month at 6:00 p.m. and the regular school board meetings will be held on the third Monday of every month at 6:30 p.m. Exceptions will be made for holidays and other conflicts. Horsman seconded. Motion carried unanimously.

Stier moved to approve the first reading of the Activities, Coaches, K-12 Staff, SACC, Tech, Emergency Management, and PK-12 Student Handbooks as presented. Motion carried unanimously.

Plaehn moved to adopt the Resolution Establishing Dates for Filing Affidavits of Candidacy beginning on July 31, 2018 and ending on August 14, 2018. Horsman seconded. Roll call: Aye – 6, Nay – 0. Motion carried by a 6-0 vote.

Oeltjen moved to adopt the Resolution Providing for a Public Hearing to Consider Granting a Proposed Property Tax Abatement. Mundfrom seconded. Roll call: Aye – 6, Nay – 0. Motion carried by a 6-0 vote.

The next work session will be held on Monday, July 2, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. in the Elementary Conference Room.

The next regular meeting will be held on Monday, July 16, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. in the Choir Room.

There will be a Public Hearing held on Monday, July 16, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. in the Choir Room to consider granting a proposed property tax abatement.

Oeltjen moved to adjourn the meeting at 7:20 p.m. Horsman seconded. Motion carried unanimously.

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