INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 2711  MESABI EAST SCHOOLS  AURORA, MN 55705 
                                                      MINUTES OF REGULAR BOARD MEETING  October 2, 2017 

CALL TO ORDER:  The Regular Board Meeting was called to order by Vice-Chair Cyndi Worshek at 5:30 p.m. on October 2,  2017 in the Robert L. Olson Conference Room, with the following in answer to roll call. 
 
ROLL CALL:   
 
Present:  Directors Donna Stevens, Rob Hill, Cyndi Worshek, Gene Maki, Kathy Undeland, Superintendent Allen 
 
Absent:   Director Walt Hautala 
 
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE   
   AGENDA APPROVAL:  Moved by Director Undeland seconded by Director Hill to approve the agenda as presented. 
 
All in favor---Motion passed. 
 
DISTRICT PATRON AND VISITOR COMMENTS:  None 
 
Consent Agenda:  Moved by Director Stevens, seconded by Director Hill to approve the consent agenda as presented:   Computer checks, Payroll and Hand Payables in the amount of $ 1,197,579.55; Regular Board Meeting Minutes of   September 11, 2017 and Special Board Meeting Minutes of September 18, 2017. 
 
All in favor---Motion passed. 
  
Maintenance Grounds Coordinator Retirement Resignation:  Moved by Director Maki, seconded by   Director Stevens to accept the retirement resignation of Roy Beauregard effective December 31, 2017 with   appreciation for his years of dedicated service to the district. 
 
All in favor---Motion passed. 
 
ECFE Teacher Hire:  Moved by Director Stevens, seconded by Director Hill to approve Sarah Poppema as ECFE Teacher  for the 2017-2018 school year.   This position will be a reduction in FTE from 1.0 to .60 FTE. 
 
All in favor---Motion passed. 
  Long Term Substitute Teacher Hire:  Moved by Director Maki, seconded by Director Hill to approve Maribeth Ahrens as   an Elementary Long-Term Substitute Teacher, 1.0 FTE, effective September 11, 2017 until the return of the regular   employee. 
 
All in favor---Motion passed. 
 
         
Minutes   October 2, 2017 
  Resolution Appointing Election Judges:  Moved by Director Hill, seconded by Director Stevens to approve the Resolution   Appointing Election Judges for the November 7, 2017 School District Special Election. 
 
Roll call:   
 
Ayes:  Directors Hill, Worshek, Maki, Undeland Stevens 
Nayes:  None --- Motion passed. 
 
MSBA Insurance Trust Proxy Vote:  Moved by Director Maki, seconded by Director Hill to vote in favor of all the   nominees listed on the proxy. 
 
All in favor---Motion passed. 
  Accept Donations:  Moved by Director Stevens, seconded by Director Hill to accept the following donation:  Monetary   donation of $200 earmarked for Elementary Music. 
 
All in favor---Motion passed. 
 
NEXT MEETING:  Special School Board Meeting, Thursday, October 5, 2017 – 5:00 p.m. – Robert L. Olson Conference   Room. 
 
Special School Board Meeting, Wednesday, October 11, 2017 – 5:00 p.m. – Robert L. Olson Conference Room 
 
Regular School Board Meeting, Monday, November 6, 2017 - 5:30 p.m. – Robert L. Olson Conference Room. 
 
Special School Board Meeting, Monday, November 13, 2017 – 5:00 p.m. – Robert L. Olson Conference Room 
 
Adjournment:  Moved by Director Stevens, seconded by Director Hill to adjourn at 5:53 p.m. 
 
All in favor---Motion passed. 
 
ATTEST: 
 
 
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    Chair                                                                                               Clerk 
 

    

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