REGULAR SCHOOL BOARD MEETING: MARCH 19, 2018

REGULAR
SCHOOL
BOARD
MEETING:
MARCH
19,
2018

The regular meeting of the Board of Education of Independent School District #297 was called to order at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, March 19, 2018 in the Media Center.

Board members present:

Aaron Solum, Brad Hernandez, Stephanie Jaster, Thomas Trehus, Christian Myrah 

Board members absent:

 (None)

School employees present: Rachel Udstuen, Nancy Gulbranson, Tanya Elton

Motion by Brad Hernandez, seconded by Thomas Trehus and carried unanimously to approve the agenda as presented and revised.

Motion by Stephanie Jaster, seconded by Brad Hernandez and carried unanimously to approve the minutes of the Special School Board Meeting held on Monday, February 26, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. in the Media Center and the Regular School Board Meeting held on Monday, February 26, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. in the Media Center.. 

Motion by Thomas Trehus, seconded by Brad Hernandez and carried unanimously to approve the Treasurer’s Report for March, including electronic transfers, as follows:

 

General Fund (1) 

 $ 117,206.99

Payroll – Direct Deposit

 $ 116,952.64

Payroll – Checks

 $  3,757.06

Payroll Liabilities – Direct Deposit

 $ 76,623.38

Payroll Liabilities – Checks

 $  9,053.79

Food Service (2)

 $ 10,653.11 

Community Service (4)

 $  2,127.29

 

 $ 338,374.26

 

 

 

 

FISCAL

 

Motion by Brad Hernandez, seconded by Christian Myrah and carried unanimously to approve the 2017-2018/2018-2019 Master Agreement between the SGEA and the Spring Grove School Board. Terms of the contract include a 1.3% salary increase in 2017-2018 and a 2.7% salary increase in 2018-2019. Also included are two Memos of Understanding: Labor Management Study and Teacher Licensing/ULA. 

PERSONNEL

Board Chair Solum gave a summary of the Superintendent Evaluation held in closed session at the end of the February Board Meeting. 

Motion by Stephanie Jaster, seconded by Christian Myrah and carried unanimously to approve the contract for Morgan Ihde as Special Education Teacher for the remainder of the 2017-2018 school year as well as for the 2018-2019 school year according to the provisions of the Master 

REGULAR
SCHOOL
BOARD
MEETING:
FEBRUARY
26,
2018

The regular meeting of the Board of Education of Independent School District #297 was called to order at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, February 26, 2018 in the Media Center.

Board members present: Aaron Solum, Brad Hernandez, Stephanie Jaster , Thomas Trehus, Christian Myrah 

Board members absent:

 (None)

School employees present: Rachel Udstuen, Nancy Gulbranson, Tanya Elton

 

Motion by Stephanie Jaster, seconded by Brad Hernandez and carried unanimously to approve the agenda as presented and revised.

Motion by Stephanie Jaster, seconded by Thomas Trehus and carried unanimously to approve the minutes of the Regular School Board Meeting held on Tuesday, January 23, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. in the Media Center. 

Motion by Stephanie Jaster, seconded by Brad Hernandez and carried unanimously to approve the Treasurer’s Report for January, including electronic transfers, as follows:

 

General Fund (1) 

 $  98,451.85

Payroll – Direct Deposit

 $ 137,968.52

Payroll – Checks

 $  4,717.58

Payroll Liabilities – Direct Deposit

 $ 91,891.93

Payroll Liabilities – Checks

 $  8,430.31

Food Service (2)

 $ 15,493.36 

Community Service (4)

 $   230.99

 

 $ 357,184.54

 

 

 

 

FISCAL

Member Thomas Trehus introduced the following resolution and moved its adoption, which motion was seconded by Brad Hernandez:

RESOLUTION ADOPTING THE SCHOOL DISTRICT’S 

REVISED LONG-TERM FACILITIES MAINTENANCE PLAN

WHEREAS, Minnesota Statutes 123B.595 establishes the Long-Term Facilities Maintenance Revenue Program for school districts, intermediate districts, other cooperatives and charter schools. 

WHEREAS, the School District has developed a ten-year plan for long-term facilities maintenance consistent with this law. 

THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED THAT the School Board of Independent School District No. 297 approves the attached Long-Term Facilities Maintenance Plan. 

Upon vote being taken thereon, the following voted in favor thereof: Solum, Myrah, Hernandez, Jaster, and Trehus,  and the following voted against the same: None; whereupon the resolution was declared duly passed and adopted.

PERSONNEL

Superintendent evaluation will be conducted during closed session at the end of the regular school board meeting.

PROGRAM

(None)

BUILDING/GROUNDS/EQUIPMENT

Motion by Brad Hernandez, seconded by Thomas Trehus and carried unanimously to approve going forward with advertising for quotes for the Office Relocation Project. Based on the outcome of the meeting with Fielding Nair International, Rachel and Aaron will discuss whether we are going forward with quotes for the office relocation project. 

GENERAL

Motion by Stephanie Jaster, seconded by Christian Myrah and carried unanimously to enter into closed session at 8:07 p.m. for the purpose of conducting the annual Superintendent Evaluation. 

Motion by Stephanie Jaster, seconded by Christian Myrah and carried unanimously to come out of closed session at 9:02 p.m. 

BOARD
MEETING
DATES

Regular School Board Meeting

Monday, March 19, 2018

7:00 p.m.

Media Center

 

Motion by Stephanie Jaster, seconded by Brad Hernandez and carried unanimously to adjourn at 9:02 p.m.

Date Brad Hernandez, Clerk

Independent School District #297

113 2nd Avenue NW

Spring Grove, MN 55974

Agreement between the Spring Grove School District and the River Valley Education Association, Spring Grove Chapter MEA/NEA, Appendix B.

PROGRAM

Motion by Stephanie Jaster, seconded by Brad Hernandez and carried unanimously to approve our HVED Assistant Special Education Director to attend IEP meetings as a school district administrator representative (in addition to the Principal and Superintendent). 

BUILDING/GROUNDS/EQUIPMENT

Motion by Thomas Trehus, seconded by Christian Myrah and carried unanimously to approve the proposal from OWA Associates for the Office Relocation Project without stipulation.

Motion by Brad Hernandez, seconded by Christian Myrah and carried unanimously to approve the quote for remodeling the Math Lab without stipulation. 

GENERAL

Motion by Stephanie Jaster, seconded by Brad Hernandez and carried unanimously to approve the Board Committee Assignments as presented. 

BOARD MEETING DATES

Regular School Board Meeting

Monday, April 16, 2018

7:00 p.m.

Media Center

 

Motion by Thomas Trehus, seconded by Brad Hernandez and carried unanimously to adjourn at 8:04 p.m.

Date Brad Hernandez, Clerk

Independent School District #297

113 2nd Avenue NW

Spring Grove, MN 55974

 

SPECIAL
SCHOOL
BOARD
MEETING:
FEBRUARY
26,
2018

A Special meeting of the Board of Education of Independent School District #297 was called to order at 6:00 p.m. on Monday, February 26, 2018 in the Media Center for the purpose of conducting School Board Member interviews.

Board members present: 

Aaron Solum, Brad Hernandez, Stephanie Jaster, Thomas Trehus, Christian Myrah 

Board members absent: 

(None)

School employees present: Rachel Udstuen, Nancy Gulbranson

Motion by Stephanie Jaster, seconded by Thomas Trehus and carried unanimously to approve the agenda as presented and revised.

PERSONNEL

Board Member interview were conducted with Aimee Murphy and Jenny Stender.

Motion by Brad Hernandez, seconded by Christian Myrah and carried unanimously to appoint Jenny Stender to the School Board to complete the term vacated by Shannon Schuttemeier. 

BOARD
MEETING
DATES

Regular School Board Meeting

Monday, February 26, 2018

7:00 p.m.

Media Center

 

Motion by Stephanie Jaster, seconded by Brad Hernandez and carried unanimously to adjourn at 6:55 p.m.

Date Brad Hernandez, Clerk

Independent School District #297

113 2nd Avenue NW

Spring Grove, MN 55974

 

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