INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 2711 MESABI EAST SCHOOLS
AURORA, MN 55705

MINUTES OF REGULAR BOARD MEETING August 15, 2017

CALL TO ORDER: The Regular Board Meeting was called to order by Chair Walt Hautala at 5:30 p.m. on August 15, 2017 in the Robert L. Olson Conference Room, with the following in answer to roll call.

ROLL CALL:

Present: Directors Donna Stevens, Robert Hill, Walt Hautala, Gene Maki, Kathy Undeland, Cyndi Worshek, Superintendent Allen.

Absent: None.
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

AGENDA APPROVAL: Moved by Director Worshek seconded by Director Hill to approve the agenda as amended by adding 9.16.

DISTRICT PATRON AND VISITOR COMMENTS

Consent Agenda: Moved by Director Undeland, seconded by Director Stevens to approve the consent agenda as presented: Computer checks, Payroll and Hand Payables in the amount of $ 1,069,133.25; Regular Board Meeting Minutes of July 10, 2017 and Special Board Meeting Minutes of July 24, 2017.

All in favor Motion passed.

Resolution Amending Resolution Determining the Necessity of Issuing General Obligation Bonds and
Calling a Special Election: Moved by Director Undeland, seconded by Director Maki to approve the Resolution Amending Resolution Determining the Necessity of Issuing General Obligation Bonds and Calling a Special Election.

ROLL CALL:

Ayes: Directors Hill, Hautala, Maki, Undeland, Stevens, Worshek Nayes: None. Motion passed.

Change of Salary Lane: Moved by Director Hill, seconded by Director Stevens to approve the salary lane change for Ted Swanson BA + 18 to MA effective the 2017 2018 school year.

All in favor Motion passed.

Change of Salary Lane: Moved by Director Worshek, seconded by Director Hill to approve the salary lane change for Christine Bahr from BA + 12 to BA + 24 effective the 2017 2018 school year.

All in favor Motion passed.

Change of Salary Lane: Moved by Director Undeland, seconded by Director Maki to approve the salary lane change for Amanda Sand from BA + 12 to BA + 24 effective the 2017 2018 school year.

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All in favor Motion passed.

Change of Salary Lane: Moved by Director Maki, seconded by Director Stevens to approve the salary lane change for Tiffany Bockelmann from BA + 24 to MA effective the 2017 2018 school year.

Change of Salary Lane: Moved by Director Worshek, seconded by Director Stevens to approve the salary lane change for Molly Wiedenhoft from MA to MA + 18 effective the 2017 2018 school year.

All in favor Motion passed.

Change of Salary Lane: Moved by Director Undeland, seconded by Director Worshek to approve the salary lane change for Lindsay Engel from BA + 24 to MA effective the 2017 2018 school year.

All in favor Motion passed.

Unpaid Leave: Moved by Director Undeland, seconded by Director Stevens to approve an unpaid leave of absence for Emily Solberg from the Local #2780 Union to fill a position in the school district as a Community Expert to teach Special Education.

All in favor Motion passed.

JH Nordic Ski Coach Resignation: Moved by Director Undeland, seconded by Director Worhsek to accept
the resignation of Paul Carland as JH Nordic Ski Coach effective the 2017 2018 school year with appreciation for his dedicated service to the district.

All in favor Motion passed.

Licensed Janitor I Resignation: Moved by Director Stevens, seconded by Director Hill to accept the resignation of David Lauseng as Licensed Janitor I effective July 31, 2017 with appreciation for his dedicated service to the district.

All in favor Motion passed.

NESC Annual Membership Dues: Moved by Director Worshek, seconded by Director Undeland to approve the NESC Annual Membership Dues for fiscal year 18 in the amount of $200.

All in favor Motion passed.

MSBA Association Dues and Policy Services Renewal: Moved by Director Worshek, seconded by
Director Stevens to approve the MSBA Association Dues and Policy Services Renewal for 2017 2018 in the amount of $4,787.

All in favor Motion passed.

Title I School Improvement Plan: Moved by Director Undeland, seconded by Director Maki to approve
the Record of Continuous Improvement School Improvement Plan and Title I Schoolwide Program Plan for school year 2017 2018 and to authorized Mr. Gregg Allen to act as the Local Education Agency Representative for school year 2017 2018.

All in favor Motion passed.

School Resource Officer Agreement: Moved by Director Undeland, seconded by Director Hill to
approve the School Resource Officer Agreement for the school year 2017 2018 beginning September 5, 2017.

All in favor Motion passed.

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2017 2018 Fall Coaching Recommendations: Moved by Director Maki, seconded by Director Undeland to approve the fall coaching recommendations as presented. Steve Grams / Head Football Coach,
Keith Maki / Assistant Football Coach; Tim Soular/ JH Football Coach; Dave Hillman / JH Football Coach; Rob Hill / Volunteer Football Coach; Matt Krueger / Volunteer Football Coach; Will Thammavongsa / Volunteer Football Coach; Jon Skelton / Volunteer Football Coach; Sara Baribeau / Head Volleyball Coach; Jess Forsline / Assistant Volleyball Coach; Sara Mattfield / JH Volleyball Coach; Jackie Lammi / JH Volleyball Coach; Janelle Greshener / Volunteer Volleyball Coach; Amanda Baker / Volunteer Volleyball Coach; Dean Forsline / Volunteer Volleyball Coach; Mike Walker / Volunteer Volleyball Coach; Heidi Skelton / Volunteer Volleyball Coach; Steve Ekman / Head CC Running Coach; Kari Hunt / Assistant CC Running Coach;Jon Isaacson / Head Girls Swimming Coach; Terry Layman / Assistant Girls Swimming Coach; Norma Jean Jofs / JH Swimming Coach; Dave Setnicker / Volunteer Swimming Coach; Jared Anderson / Head Boys Soccer Coach; Josh Logan / Assistant Boys Soccer Coach; Sue Bennett / Head Girls Soccer Coach; Dave Janssen / Assistanat Girls Soccer Coach; Sammy Klander / Volunteer Soccer Coach; Nikki Swanson / Fall Cheerleading Advisor; Kathy Bradach / Volunteer Cheerleading Advisor;

Gwen Gustafson / Volunteer Cheerleading Advisor. All in favor Motion passed.

Paraprofessional Resignation: Moved by Director Stevens, seconded by Director Maki to accept the resignation of Mary Ellen Dorman as Paraprofessional effective August 14, 2017 with appreciation for her years of dedicated service to the district.

All in favor Motion passed. REPORTS: Under separate cover.

NEXT MEETING: Regular School Board Meeting, Monday, September 11, 5:30 p.m. – Robert L. Olson Conference Room.

Adjournment: Moved by Director Hill, seconded by Director Stevens to adjourn at 6:09 p.m. All in favor Motion passed.
ATTEST:

_________________________________________ _____________________________________ Chair Clerk 

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