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AUGUST 16, 2017, REGULAR BOARD MEETING MINUTES

AUGUST 16, 2017, REGULAR BOARD MEETING

 

The Stanton School District Board of Directors met at 5:30 PM on Wednesday, August 16, 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, K-12 Principal Kevin Blunt, and Board Secretary Tammy Boyer.

 

APPROVAL OF AGENDA

Director Lindgren made a motion to approve the agenda with a second by Director Sorensen. The motion carried unanimously.

 

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

Director Sorensen made a motion to approve the minutes of the July 17, 2017, meeting with a second by Director Vanderholm. The motion carried unanimously.

 

FINANCE REPORTS

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

 

CONSIDERATION OF BILLS

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

 

OLD BUSINESS

REIMBURSEMENT RESOLUTION

Board Member Lindgren introduced the following Resolution entitled "RESOLUTION DECLARING AN OFFICIAL INTENT UNDER TREASURY REGULATION 1.150-2 TO ISSUE DEBT TO REIMBURSE THE STANTON Community School District FOR CERTAIN ORIGINAL EXPENDITURES PAID IN CONNECTION WITH SPECIFIED PROJECTS" and moved that it be adopted. Board Member Sorensen seconded the motion to adopt, and the roll being called thereon, the vote was as follows:

Ayes:  Lindgren, Sorensen, Vanderholm, Weis, Bates.  Nays: None

 

Whereupon, the President declared the Resolution duly adopted as follows:

 

RESOLUTION DECLARING AN OFFICIAL INTENT UNDER TREASURY REGULATION 1.150-2 TO ISSUE DEBT TO REIMBURSE THE STANTON Community School District FOR CERTAIN ORIGINAL EXPENDITURES PAID IN CONNECTION WITH SPECIFIED PROJECTS

 

APPROXIMATELY $800,000 SCHOOL INFRASTRUCTURE SALES-SERVICES AND USE TAX REVENUE BONDS, SERIES 2017

Board Member Lindgren introduced the following Resolution entitled "Resolution DIRECTING THE SALE OF APPROXIMATELY $800,000 SCHOOL INFRASTRUCTURE SALES, SERVICES AND USE TAX REVENUE BONDS, SERIES 2017," and moved its adoption.  Board Member Sorensen seconded the motion to adopt. The roll was called and the vote was:

Ayes:  Lindgren, Sorensen, Vanderholm, Weis, Bates.

 

RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE SALE OF APPROXIMATELY $800,000 SCHOOL INFRASTRUCTURE SALES, SERVICES, AND USE TAX REVENUE BONDS, SERIES 2017 with JP Morgan at 2.23 interest rate.

 

SPECIAL RESENTATION-KEVIN CABBAGE

Kevin Cabbage gave a presentation on City of Stanton Creative Placemaking Economic Assessment and asked for the schools involvement in this project.

 

Director Sorensen made a motion to approve a resolution to have a partnership with the City of Stanton Creative Placemaking Economic Assessment with a second by Director Vanderholm.  The motion carried unanimously.

 

PRINCIPAL UPDATE

Principal Blunt reported on the in-service days with the teachers and the 1st day of school schedule.  Also that PTSO will be working some of the concession stands this year.  Booster Club is doing their membership drive.  There are 2 students interested in cross country and Principal Blunt will coach them in this sport.

 

PERSONNEL

PART-TIME KITCHEN POSITION

Director Vanderholm made a motion to approve Barbara Fink as a kitchen dishwasher for the 2017-2018 school year at $9.10 per hour with a second by Director Weis.  The motion carried unanimously.

 

2017-2018 MILK BIDS

Director Sorensen made a motion to approve the escalator dairy bid from Hiland Dairy for the 2017-2018 school year with Hiland providing the coolers, with a second by Director Vanderholm. The motion carried unanimously.

 

VIKING CENTER AGREEMENT

Director Weis made a motion to approve the Viking Center Agreement with a second by Director Sorensen.  The motion carried unanimously.

 

TECHNOLOGY SERVICES AGREEMENT

Director Weis made a motion to approve the Technology Service Agreement with Boeye Tech & Design with a second by Director Sorensen.  The motion carried unanimously.

 

OPEN ENROLLMENT

Director Weis made a motion to approve Bran Gugenhan for open enrollment from Red Oak to Stanton for the 2017-2018 school year with a second by Director Vanderholm.  The motion carried unanimously.

 

Director Vanderholm made a motion to approve Carson Ewing for open enrollment from South Page to Stanton for the 2017-2018 school year due to a change in residence with a second by Director Sorensen.  The motion carried unanimously.

 

UPCOMING SCHOOL BOARD ELECTION

The School Board Election will be held on September 12, 2017.

 

ADJOURNMENT

President Bates adjourned the meeting at 7:30 PM.  The next regular meeting for the board is set for September 20, 2017, in the Board Room with a special meeting on September 6, 2017 at 5:30 PM.