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

MINUTES OF REGULAR BOARD MEETING September 11, 2017

CALL TO ORDER: The Regular Board Meeting was called to order by Chair Walt Hautala at 5:30 p.m. on September 11, 2017 in the Robert L. Olson Conference Room, with the following in answer to roll call.

ROLL CALL:

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

Absent: None.
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

AGENDA APPROVAL: Moved by Director Undeland seconded by Director Worshek to approve the agenda as amended by adding 9.18, 9.19, 9.20, 9.21, 9.22.

All in favor---Motion passed
DISTRICT PATRON AND VISITOR COMMENTS: None

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 $ 355,776.60. Regular Board Meeting Minutes of August 15, 2017, Special Board Meeting Minutes of August 21, 2107.

All in favor---Motion passed.

Elementary and High School Handbook Approval: Moved by Director Worshek, seconded by Director Stevens to approve the 2017-2018 Elementary and High School Handbooks as presented.

All in favor---Motion passed.

Paraprofessional Hire: Moved by Director Undeland, seconded by Director Worhshek to approve
Brooke Dahl as General Education Paraprofessional, up to 29 hours per week, step 0, effective August 31, 2017.

All in favor---Motion passed.

Paraprofessional Hire: Moved by Director Hill, seconded by Director Undeland to approve
Allison Pellinen as General Education Paraprofessional, up to 29 hours per week, step 0, effective August 31, 2017.

All in favor---Motion passed.

Paraprofessional Hire: Moved by Director Hill, seconded by Director Worshek to approve Anna
Ritter as Special Education Paraprofessional, up to 29 hours per week, step 0, effective August 31, 2017.

All in favor---Motion passed.

 

Minutes September 11, 2017

Paraprofessional Hire: Moved by Director Undeland seconded by Director Hill to approve Melissa Lamppa as Special Education Paraprofessional, up to 29 hours per week, step 0, effective August 31, 2017.

All in favor---Motion passed.

Paraprofessional Hire: Moved by Director Hill, seconded by Director Undeland to approve Ariel Grand as General Education Paraprofessional, up to 29 hours per week, step 0, effective August 31, 2017.

All in favor---Motion passed.

Playground Aide Hire: Moved by Director Undeland, seconded by Director Stevens to approve Ashley Fink as Playground Aide, up to 13.75 hours per week, effective September 5, 2017.

All in favor---Motion passed.

Playground Aide Hire: Moved by Director Undeland, seconded by Director Stevens to approve Kelly Royseth as Playground Aide, up to 13.75 hours per week, effective September 5, 2017.

All in favor---Motion passed.

Cafeteria Worker Hire: Moved by Director Undeland, seconded by Director Hill to approve Rheanne Halliday as Cafeteria Worker, up to 26.25 hours per week, step 0, effective September 5, 2017.

All in favor---Motion passed.

Cafeteria Worker Hire: Moved by Director Hill, seconded by Director Worshek to approve Melody O’Leary as Cafeteria Worker, up to 12.5 hours per week, step 0, effective September 5, 2017.

All in favor---Motion passed.

Cafeteria Worker Long Term Sub Hire: Moved by Director Stevens, seconded by Director Hill to approve Sandra Billmeier as Cafeteria Worker Long Term Sub, up to 26.25 hours per week until the return of the
regular employee. This will be effective September 5, 2017.

All in favor---Motion passed.

Para Bus Monitor Assignments: Moved by Director Hill, seconded by Director Worshek to approve the following Para Bus Monitor assignments up to 8 3⁄4 hours per week for the 2017-2018 school year: Jean Scholar, Barb Hinsz, Anita Beauregard, Tammy Royseth.

All in favor---Motion passed.

Consulting Agreement with #SocialSchool4EDU: Moved by Director Undeland, seconded by Director Hill to approve the Consulting Agreement with #SocialSchool4EDU for social media management services effective September 10, 2017 to September 10, 2018 in the amount of $8,500.

All in favor---Motion passed.

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

All in favor---Motion passed.

Minutes September 11, 2017

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

All in favor---Motion passed

Truth-In-Taxation Hearing Date: Moved by Director Undeland, seconded by Director Stevens to approve Truth-In- Taxation Hearing date as December 4, 2017 at 6:15 p.m. in the Robert L. Olson Conference Room at Mesabi East Schools.

All in favor---Motion passed.

Janitor/Bus Driver Hire: Moved by Director Stevens, seconded by Director Maki to approve Tim McQueen as Janitor/Bus Driver, Step 2, effective August 29, 2017.

All in favor---Motion passed.

Giant Step Forward Video Proposal: Moved by Director Stevens, seconded by Director Hill to approve the Giant Step Forward Video Proposal prepared by RedHouse Media in the amount of $14,260.

Director Hautala abstained from voting All in favor---Motion passed.

Paraprofessional Hire: Moved by Director Undeland, seconded by Director Stevens to approve Crystal Saumer as General Education Paraprofessional, up to 20 hours per week, step 0, effective September 7, 2017.

All in favor---Motion passed.

Paraprofessional Hire: Moved by Director Hill, seconded by Director Maki to approve Lindsay Soular as General Education Paraprofessional, up to 20 hours per week, step 0, effective September 7, 2017.

All in favor---Motion passed.

Coaching Assignment: Moved by Director Undeland, seconded by Director Stevens to approve Linda Kraines as C Level Volleyball Coach for the 2017-2018 fall sports season. This position is needed for 6 weeks of the 10 week season (stipend will be $1,699.80).

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

NEXT MEETING: Regular School Board Meeting, Monday, October 2, 2017 - 5:30 p.m. – Robert L. Olson Conference Room.

Adjournment: Moved by Director Worshek, seconded by Director Stevens to adjourn at 6:26 p.m. All in favor---Motion passed.
ATTEST:

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