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JUNE 21, 2017, REGULAR BOARD MEETING MINUTES

JUNE 21, 2017, REGULAR BOARD MEETING

 

The Stanton School District Board of Directors met at 5:30 PM on Wednesday, June 21, 2017, in the Board Room for a regular session. President Brian Bates called the meeting to order with Directors Mark Lindgren, Jeff Sorensen, Paul Vanderholm, and Tom Weis present. Additional attendees were Superintendent Chris Herrick, Business Manager Shirley Maxwell, IT Tech Beau Boeye, and Board Secretary Tammy Boyer.

 

APPROVAL OF AGENDA

Director Weis made a motion to approve the agenda with a second by Director Vanderholm. The motion carried unanimously.

 

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

Director Weis made a motion to approve the minutes of the May 17, 25 and June 12, 2017, meetings with a second by Director Sorensen. The motion carried unanimously.

 

TRANSPORATION REPORT

The new bus should be coming off the assembly line in early July and arriving before the start of school in August.

 

FINANCE REPORTS

Director Lindgren made a motion to approve the finance reports with a second by Director Vanderholm.  The motion carried unanimously

 

CONSIDERATION OF BILLS

Director Lindgren made a motion to approve the bills with a second by Director Weis.  The motion carried unanimously.

 

RESOLUTION FOR PAYING LATE BILLS

Director Weis made the motion to approve payment for any invoices that the district receives for items that are received prior to July 1, 2017 with a second by Director Vanderholm.  Motion carried unanimously.  This list of bills will be presented to the board at the next meeting.

 

OLD BUSINESS

ADA COMPLIANCE RENOVATION PROJECT/ANDERSON PARK UPDATE

Construction started on June 20th with electrical and mechanical starting on June 22nd.

 

PROJECT BUDGET/FINANCING/OTHER FACILITY PROJECTS

Superintendent Herrick presented the budget for the ADA Compliance Renovation Project and Anderson Park Lighting Projects.  The budget was discussed along with adding security cameras and paving the parking and drive on the north side of the building.  Consensus of the board was to proceed to pursue financing with Piper Jeffrey.

 

SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT UPDATE

TECHNOLOGY PLANNING

IT Tech Boeye reported technology needs of the district, new computer bags, new hard drives, and other computer needs.  Director Sorensen made a motion to accept the technology plan as presented with a second by Director Weis.  The motion carried unanimously.

PERSONNEL

CO-HEAD BASKETBALL COACH

Director Weis made a motion to accept the resignation request of Jeff Grebin, Co-Head Boys Basketball Coach for the 2017-2018 school year with a second by Director Sorensen with thanks for his service.  The motion carried unanimously. 

 

AFTERNOON/EVENING CUSTODIAL POSITION

Director Vanderholm made a motion to approve Sandy Allen as afternoon/evening custodian for the 2017-2018 school year at $11.50/hour with a second by Director Sorensen.  The motion carried unanimously.

 

TLC POSITIONS

Director Lindgren made a motion to approve Carla Erickson, Lacey Stephens, Leanne Johnson, Susan Peterson, and Lisa Whigham as mentors/coaches and professional development coaches and Jeff Grebin as technology coach with a second by Director Weis.  The motion carried unanimously.

 

JUNIOR HIGH CHEER COACH

Director Weis made a motion to accept the resignation request of Lisa Hammargren, Junior High Cheer Coach, for the 2017-2018 school year with a second by Director Vanderholm with thanks for her service.  The motion carried unanimously.

 

Director Lindgren made a motion to approve Rachel Douglas as Junior High Cheer Coach for the 2017-2018 school year with a second by Director Sorensen.  The motion carried unanimously.

 

SUPPORT STAFF LEAVES

Director Lindgren made a motion to increase support staff leaves to match certified staff leaves with a second by Director Vanderholm.  The motion carried unanimously.

 

PE POSITION

Director Weis made a motion to approve the release from a signed contract for the PE Position for the 2017-2018 school year of Joshua Walls with a second by Director Vanderholm.  The motion carried unanimously.

 

NEW BUSINESS

SUBSTITUTE PAY

Director Vanderholm made a motion to set substitute teacher pay at $110 for 2017-2018 with a second by Director Sorensen.  The motion carried unanimously.

 

MILEAGE REIMBURSEMENT RATE

Director Lindgren made a motion to set mileage reimbursement at $.50 per mile with a second by Director Sorensen.  The motion carried unanimously.

 

PARKING LOT MAINTENANCE

The parking lot is in need of maintenance.  The district is looking at getting a quote from a couple of different companies to repair this.

 

BUS SALE BIDS

The board received one bid for bus 99 from Vanderhaags for $1750.  Director Vanderholm made a motion to accept this bid with a second by Director Sorensen.  The motion carried unanimously.

 

ADJOURNMENT

President Bates adjourned the meeting at 7:21 PM.  The next regular meeting for the board is set for Monday, July 17, 2017 at 5:30 PM in the Board Room.