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REGULAR SCHOOL BOARD MEETING

SARTELL-ST. STEPHEN PUBLIC SCHOOLS

INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT NO 748

SEP. 18, 2017

DISTRICT SERVICE CENTER BOARD ROOM

The regular school board meeting of Independent School District 748 was called to order at 5 p.m. by Vice Chair Jason Nies. Members present: Nies; Pamela Raden, clerk; Patrick Marushin, treasurer; Mary McCabe, director; Lesa Kramer, director; and Jeff Schwiebert, superintendent. Members absent: None.

A motion was made by McCabe and seconded by Marushin to OPEN THE MEETING. All in favor. Motion carried.

A motion was made by Raden and seconded by Marushin to APPROVE THE AGENDA WITH THE FOLLOWING AMENDMENTS remove item four under Action Items C; Appoint Board Representation for Committees and add to personnel omnibus – Hollie Neitzke and Carol Williamson. All in favor. Motion carried.

A motion was made by Marushin and seconded by Kramer to APPROVE CONSENT ITEMS A-D AS PRESENTED BELOW. All in favor. Motion carried.

 

a. Minutes of the regular school board meeting held on Aug. 21, 2017

Minutes of the special school board meeting held on Aug. 21, 2017

Minutes of the special school board meeting held on Aug. 29, 2017

Minutes of the special school board meeting held on Sept. 13, 2017

 

b. Checks in the amount of $910,233.37 as presented:

General Fund                                                                                 749,915.12

Food Service Fund                                                                         14,138.66

Transportation Fund                                                                     32,167.45

Community Service Fund                                                              12,681.14

Capital Expenditure Fund                                                            95,554.18

Debt Service Fund                                                                           1,800.00

Summer Rec Agency Fund                                                             3,976.82

Check numbers 168891 – 169191

 

Receipts in the amount of $5,512,748.66 as presented:

General Fund                                                                              4,859,995.12

Food Service Fund                                                                             57,511.94

Transportation Fund                                                                        17,491.52

Community Service Fund                                                               55,526.23

Capital Expenditure Fund                                                                3,782.91

Building Fund                                                                                   57,672.02

Debt Service Fund                                                                         460,503.92

Summer Rec Agency Fund                                                                  265.00

Receipts 43657 – 43743

 

Wire transfers in the amount of $8,623.89 as presented:

General Fund                                                                                      4,831.67

Food Service Fund                                                                             2,339.77

Community Service Fund                                                                 1,071.53

Summer Rec Agency Fund                                                                380.92

Wire transfers 201700015-201700023

 

Building Fund Checks in the amount of $5,157,945.27 as presented:

Building Fund                                                                            5,157,945.27

Check numbers 600098 to 600121

 

c. Accept the following donations:

Jeremiah and Lisa Meehl, Sartell High School, $75, wiring supplies for Sabre Work Station in C215; The Kula Foundation, Oak Ridge Elementary, $10.84, general donation; Central Minnesota Community Foundation, Sartell-St. Stephen School District, $250, all-staff breakfast.

 

d. Accept the resignation of Sarah Claseman, SHS, cashier, 8/23/17; Tammy Stangl, SMS, cook’s helper, 9/22/17. Accept the retirement of Robin Zormeier, SMS, cook, 9/18/17.

Student representative report: Nicholas Juntunen, student representative

  • Juntunen reported on happenings around the district. At the elementary schools, both buildings have started the year with benchmark testing. Student pictures will be taken on Sept. 27 and 28 at Oak Ridge and Sept. 20 and 21 at Pine Meadow. At the middle school, the student council will hold its first meeting of the year on Sept. 20. At the high school, Sabre Splash kicked off the school year on Sept. 5 ending the week with the Back-to-School dance on Friday, Sept. 8. Homecoming week starts on Oct. 2 with preparations and voting starting today. All fall sports have started and the Hall of Fame Induction banquet will be Sept. 29.

Superintendent report: Jeff Schwiebert, superintendent

  • Superintendent Schwiebert reported the new school year has started off very successfully in all the buildings. The air conditioning at the elementary buildings is operational with fine tuning continuing. Much appreciation was given to Joe’s Excavating for the expedited completion of 27th Street N. Training of all staff by the new emergency management system, ALICE, is progressing, concluding with a video with Schwiebert and Police Chief Jim Hughes. The new secure entrances are being reviewed with the state fire marshall for the best process for entrance and exit.

Architect report on building process:

  • Senior Project Manager Robbie Schultz and Project Manager Lee Gruen reported the Pine Meadow and Oak Ridge air-conditioning units have been completed and they are now balancing the units. The new high school is on schedule. Some of the items that have been completed include the following: the footings, ponds, grading of fields, underground masonry and a temporary fence. The newest drone video of the site was shared with the board.

Student enrollment report: Jeff Schwiebert, superintendent

  • Superintendent Schwiebert presented current enrollment numbers for each school.

Assessment and goals report:

  • District Assessment Coordinator Marie Pangerl reported on the 2016-17 assessment results. Assistant Superintendent of Learning Services Kay Nelson and building principals reported on building goals for 2017-18.

Solar garden update: Jeff Schwiebert, superintendent

  • Superintendent Schwiebert provided an update on the solar garden located off Pinecone Road.

Calendar committee 2018-19: Jeff Schwiebert, superintendent

  • Superintendent Schwiebert provided an update on the calendar committee for the 2018-19 school year.

School board committee report:

  • No reports.

A motion was made by Kramer and seconded by McCabe to APPROVE #1-43:

New Employees/Changes:

Madison Airhart, PME, para, $16.42/hour, RIV, S1, 6.25 hours/day, new position, 8/29/2017; Diane Amundson, ORE, student supervisor, $13.87/hour, RI, S1, 2 hours/day, replacing Jessica Kinkaid, 9/5/2017; Lisa Boe, ORE, student supervisor, $13.87/hour, RI, S1, 2 hours/day, replacing Ruth Campbell, 8/29/2017; Victoria Blomme, PME, SPED teacher, $45,162, BA20, S5, updated salary, 8/23/2017; Courtney Brausen, PME, para, $16.42/hour, RIV, S1, 6.25 hours/day, new position, 8/29/2017; Marion Castellanos, SHS, cashier, $14.18/hour, R1, S1, 3 hours/day, replacing Sarah Claseman, 9/7/2017; Sarah Claseman, ORE, para, $16.42/hour, RIV, S1, 6.25 hours/day, new position, 8/29/2017; Linda Coleman, Early Childhood, child-care attendant, $13.87/hour, RI, S1, 6.25 hours/day, replacing Mary Knellwolf, 9/5/2017; Ruben Coliman, SMS, junior high boys soccer, $2,321 (6.35 percent), BS 1 ($36,559), replacing Matt Horning, 8/28/2017;

Kaye Crawford, SMS, SPED teacher, $57,127, MA10, S10, replacing Erin Hoffman, 8/28/2017; Beverly Donabauer, SHS, food service worker, $14.18/hour, RI, S1, 3 hours/day, replacing Traci Schuneman, 8/24/2017; Hayley Erdman, ORE, Para, $16.42/hr, RIV, S1, 6.25 hours/day, new position, 8/29/2017; Amy Finnern, ORE, para, $16.42/hour, RIV, S1, 3 hours/day, new position, 8/29/2017; Alicia Fosso, SMS, para, $16.42/hour, RIV, S1, 7 hours/day, replacing Neshaw Houg/new position, 8/29/2017; Kyle Grote, SMS, seventh-grade boys basketball, $2,381 (6.35 percent), BA 2 ($37,496), replacing Ken Brady, 1/3/2018; Kyle Grote, SMS, seventh-grade girls basketball, $2,381 (6.35 percent), BA 2 ($37,496), replacing Ken Brady, 10/23/2017; Emma Hamilton, PME, para, $16.42/hour, RIV, S1, 6.25 hours/day, new position, 8/29/2017; Kaylee Heinen, PME, student supervisor, $13.87/hour, RI, S1, 2 hours/day, replacing Judy Ohman, 9/5/2017;

Angela Hyde, Early Childhood/PME, child-care attendant/student supervisor, $13.87/hour, RI, S1, 4.5 hours/day, new position/replacing Tessa Hager, 8/29/2017; Laura Johnson, SMS, Jazz Band, $823 (2.25 percent), BA 1 ($36,559), replacing Zachary Miller, 8/29/2017; Cailin Justin, PME, para, $16.42/hour, RIV, S1, 6.25 hours/day, new position, 8/29/2017; Kristin Kloskin, PME, para, $16.42/hour, RIV, S1, 6.25 hours/day, 106 days, new position, 9/11/2017; Mary Knellwolf, PME, para, $17.68/hour, RIV, S2, 6.25 hours/day, new position, 8/29/2017; Steve Lojovich, SMS, para, $16.42/hour, RIV, S1, 7 hours/day, new position, 8/29/2017; Theresa Maas, Early Childhood/ECFE, parent educator, $24.97/hour, BA 1 ($36,559), replacing Mary Bouchie, 8/28/2017; Mara Miller, Early Childhood, child-care attendant, $13.87/hour, RI, S1, 5 hours/day, replacing Jody Navratil, 9/18/2017; Jody Navratil, Early Childhood/ECSE, para, $17.68/hour, RIV, S2, 5.66 hours/day, replacing Lana Varoga, 8/30/2017;

Brian Nelson, SHS, LTS – technology education, $6,946 (.19 FTE), BA 1 ($36,559), replacing Ariel Torborg, 8/28/2017; Hollie Neitzke, SMS, cook’s helper, $17.61/hour, RII, S4, replacing Tammy Stangl, 9/25/2017; Brianna Pahl, SMS, Yearbook, $823 (2.25 percent), BA 1 ($36,559), replacing Katharine Murnane, 8/29/2017; Susan Pogatchnik, PME, food service worker, $14.18/hour, RI, S1, 3 hours/day, replacing Sandy Hommerding-Trettel, 8/28/2017; Anita Ronney, District, crossing guard, $10/shift, unfilled from last school year, 9/5/2017; Janet Skinner, Transportation, van driver, $19.07/hour, Year 1, 1.25 hours/day, additional assignment, 8/28/2017; Shelly Starz, SMS, cook, $19.10/hour, RIV, S3, 8 hours/day, replacing Robin Zormeier, 9/11/2017;

Renee Tamm, Early Childhood, child-care attendant, $13.87/hour, RI, S1, 2.5 hours/day, new position, 8/28/2017; Charity Terhune, PME, student supervisor, $13.87/hour, RI, S1, 2 hours/day, replacing Bonnie Mehr, 9/7/2017; Kerry Trnka, SMS, Student Council, $823 (2.25 percent), BA 1 ($36,559), replacing Karlye Rude, 8/29/2017; Kari Tuomi, ORE, para, $16.42/hour, RIV, S1, 6.25 hours/day, new position, 8/29/2017; Becky Unger, SMS, accompanist, $16.82/hour, RV, S1, 1 hour/day, new position, 9/6/2017; Lana Varoga, ORE, para, $18.52/hour, RIV, S3, 6.25 hours/day, new position, 8/29/2017; Carol Williamson, SMS, cook’s helper, $17.61/hour, RII, S4, replacing Shelly Starz, 9/18/2017.

Leaves of Absence:
Shannon Determan, SMS, teacher, LOA, 1/23/17-5/31/17; Christina Voegele, SMS, teacher, LOA, 12/15/17-5/31/17.

All in favor. Motion carried.

A motion was made by McCabe and seconded by Marushin to APPROVE THE CERTIFICATION OF THE MAXIMUM AMOUNT FOR THE PROPOSED 2017/PAYABLE 2018 LEVY AS PRESENTED. All in favor. Motion carried.

A motion was made by Raden and seconded by Marushin to APPROVE CALL FOR BIDS FOR SARTELL-ST. STEPHEN SALE OF REAL ESTATE PROPERTY AND APPOINT A LAND COMMITTEE TO NEGOTIATE DEAL. All in favor. Motion Carried.

Schedule Work Session and Committee Meetings:

  • Future Board Meeting – Oct. 16 @ District Service Center – 6 p.m.

Committee assignments were reviewed.

A motion to ADJOURN THE MEETING AT 8:51 p.m. was made by Kramer and seconded by Raden. All in favor. Motion carried.

/s/ Pamela Raden, Clerk

Publish: Oct. 20, 2017

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