SPECIAL MEETING MINUTES OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT #239 (Feb. 8, 2019)

The special meeting of the Rushford-Peterson School District #239 was called to order by Chairperson John Linder at 8:30 a.m. on Friday, February 8, 2019 at the Rushford-Peterson Schools Forum Room, 1000 Pine Meadows Lane, Rushford, MN for the purpose of conducting the second round of interviews for the Superintendent position.

Members Present:  Chris Grindland, Valarie Howe, Joyce Iverson, John Linder, Jeff Michel, Bonnie Prinsen and Kathy Wade.

Members Absent:  None.

Moved by Wade, seconded by Michel to adopt the agenda. Motion carried unanimously.

The school board conducted the second round of interviews for the Superintendent position as follows: Jon Thompson at 8:30 a.m.; Jay Meiners at 10:30 a.m. (via Skype) and Todd Lee at 1:00 p.m.

The board was in recess from 1:36 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

The board reconvened at 3:00 to discuss the second interviews.

Following the board’s deliberation, Director Wade made a motion to offer the Superintendent positon to Jon Thompson, the motion was seconded by Director Michel. With a roll call vote of 7:0, the motion carried unanimously.

Motion by Wade, seconded by Prinsen to approve the hire of Dale Moga – Head Coach for Track & Field. Motion carried unanimously.

Motion by Iverson, seconded by Wade to rescind the motion made on February 1, 2019 to approve the 2019-2020 Early Retirement Incentive Guidelines for teachers (2-year plan). Motion carried with Howe opposing.

Moved by Grindland, seconded by Iverson to approve the 2019-2020 Early Retirement Incentive Guidelines for teachers (3-year plan). Motion carried with Howe opposing.

Motion by Prinsen, seconded by Michel to adjourn the special meeting at 4:00 p.m. Motion carried unanimously.
 

John Linder, Chairperson

Bonnie Prinsen, Clerk 

 

 

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