SPECIAL SCHOOL BOARD MEETING
SARTELL-ST. STEPHEN PUBLIC SCHOOLS
INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT 748
JUNE 26, 2013
DISTRICT CENTER CONFERENCE ROOM
The special school board meeting of Independent School District 748 was called to order at 8:30 a.m. by Vice Chair Mary McCabe. Members present included: McCabe; Jason Nies, clerk; Krista Durrwachter, director; and Pam Raden, director
The negotiated contract with new Interim Superintendent Michael Spanier was presented and approved on a motion by Durrwachter and seconded by Nies. Motion carried.
A motion was made by Nies and seconded by Durrwachter to adjourn the meeting at 8:35 a.m. All in favor. Motion carried.
Jason Nies, clerk
REGULAR SCHOOL BOARD MEETING
SARTELL-ST. STEPHEN PUBLIC SCHOOLS
INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT 748
JUNE 17, 2013
DISTRICT CENTER BOARD ROOM
The regular school board meeting of Independent School District 748 was called to order at 4 pm by Chair Michelle Meyer. Members present included the following: Meyer, chair; Mary McCabe, vice chair; Jason Nies, clerk/treasurer; Pam Raden, director; Krista Durrwachter, director; Dan Riordan, director; and Mary Lindell, student representative. Unable to attend: Joseph Hill, superintendent.
Meyer thanked staff, guests and students for attending the board meeting.
A motion was made by Durrwachter and seconded by Nies to amend the agenda and approve as follows:
Remove Item D1 – Approve Interim Superintendent Contract for Mike Spanier
Add Item C8 – Set Special Meeting to Discuss Interim Superintendent Contract
All in favor. Motion carried.
A motion was made by Raden and seconded by Riorden to approve consent items a-d as presented below:
- Minutes of the meeting held on May 20, 2013.
- Checks in the amount of $1,814,348.40 as presented:
General Fund 1,446,681.77
Food Service Fund 85,961.82
Transportation Fund 150,138.73
Community Service Fund 48,005.10
Capital Expenditure Fund 13,095.07
Building Fund 69,145.62
Debt Service Fund 375.00
Summer Rec Agency Fund 945.29
Check numbers 152066 to 152383
Receipts in the amount of $4,202241.86 as presented:
General Fund 2,671865.40
Food Service Fund 164,310.17
Transportation Fund 14,934.25
Community Service Fund 61,617.57
Capital Expenditure Fund 7,000.00
Building Fund 68.16
Debt Service Fund 1,214,147.81
Scholarship Trust 4,500.00
Summer Rec Agency Fund 63,798.50
Receipts 38583 to 38713
Wire transfers in the amount of $6,437.96 as presented:
General Fund 518.34
Food Service Fund 2,457.27
Summer Rec Agency Fund 3,462.35
Wire transfers 201200060 to 201200067
- Accept the following donations:
|Anderson Trucking Services||Sartell-St. Stephen Community Education||$240||3 cases of 3 ¼” x 3 ¼” paper post notes|
|ORE PTC||Sartell-St. Stephen School District||$90||Track Shirts|
- Accept the resignation of Garrett Lathe, SHS, effective 06-30-13; Ken Brady, softball coach, effective 05-31-2013.
Accept the retirement of Evelyn Nothnagel, custodial, effective 5-31-13.
Student Representative Report: The end of the year went well for students. When the 2013-14 calendar was voted on, there was a positive energy throughout the building
School Board Committee Report:
Board Policy Committee
- The Policy Committee continues to review policies on a routine basis
- The committee continues to work with the Sartell Education Association
- The committee is currently meeting with the paraprofessional union to discuss the process moving forward
Sartell Senior Connection
- This group is working on the continued development of the lending library and continues to provide programs and outreach in the community
District Food Service: Brenda Braulick, director of Food Services, shared an updated report about the district’s food service program and updates to the program.
Benton Stearns Ed District: Duane Borgeson, director of Benton-Stearns Education District, and Marlene Grindland, assistant director of BSED and director of Special Education in ISD 748, presented information on the current state of and services provided through the Benton-Stearns Education District.
A motion was made by McCabe and seconded by Nies to APPROVE THE PRELIMINARY 2013-14 BUDGET. All in favor. Motion carried.
Preliminary 2013-2014 Budget
|TOTAL ALL FUNDS||
A motion was made by Durrwachter and seconded by Raden to approve and authorize the execution of lease purchase agreement and the lease schedule with Apple Inc. All in favor. Motion carried.
A motion was made by Durrwachter and seconded by Riordan to approve the recommendation to have School Exec. Connect as the selected search firm for the superintendent position. All in favor. Motion carried.
A motion was made by McCabe and seconded by Riordan to approve the call for bids for milk and bread products. All in favor. Motion carried.
A motion was made by Raden and seconded by Nies to approve the fundraiser requests. All in favor. Motion carried.
|SHS||Cross Country||Purchase equipment (helmets), provide meals on busses during away games, and upgrade to coach busses for extended road games and pay a coach|
|SHS||Football||Additional coaches, uniforms, equipment, travel expenses|
|Sartell Early Childhood||PTO||Purchase Learning Library Furniture|
A motion was made by Durrwachter and seconded by McCabe to have second readings and approve the revised policies 705, 710, 712, AND 805. All in favor. Motion carried.
A motion was made by Durrwachter and seconded by Raden to have third readings and approve new policy 215 – student representative on the school board. All in favor. Motion carried.
A motion was made by Durrwachter and seconded by Raden to set a Special Meeting of the Sartell-St. Stephen School Board at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 26, 2013 to approve Interim Superintendent Contract. All in favor. Motion carried.
A motion was made McCabe and seconded by Nies to approve the personnel omnibus resolution. All in favor. Motion carried.
New employees or changes:
|1.||Hsing-I Chan||SHS||Chinese teacher – .1667 FTE||BA, Step 3, $5,812||Rehire for Chinese program|
|2.||Connie Connor||ORE||Licensed school social worker||BA, Step 14, $44,226||New position|
|3.||Nicole Fuechtmann||PME||Teacher – 1 FTE||BS10, Step 6, $39,636||Balance elementary class size|
|4.||Bridget Hooley||SMS||Language arts teacher||BA, Step 1,$33,158||Replacing Taylor Hamilton|
|5.||Deb Johnson||ORE||Administrative assistant8 hr./day 222 days per year||RII, Step 2 $20.55/per hour||Arbitration award|
|6.||Nicholas Koubsky||SHS||Math teacher||BA, Step 5, $36,566||Replacing Stanley Angell|
|7.||Erica Nelson||SHS||Social studies teacher||BA, Step 1,$33,158||Replacing Rochelle Arellano|
|8.||Erin Roe||SMS||Teacher 1.0 FTE||BS30, Step 8,$45,779||Replacing Gail McCarty|
|9.||Karl Scharnweber||SHS||Health and phy. ed.||BA, S3, $34,862||Replacing Patti Lutz|
|10.||Emily Schmit||SHS||Language arts||BA, S2, $34,013||Replacing Erin Roe (transfer to SMS)|
|11.||Danna Sobania||PME||Receptionist7hr./day 202 days per year||RII, Step 1 Frozen, $19.18/per hr.||Arbitration award|
|12.||Katherine Stewart||SMS||7th-grade science||MA, Step 5, $45,447||Replacing Melissa Dummer|
|13.||Angela Seutter||PME||Teacher||Leave of absence||07-01-13 to 06-30-14|
Schedule Work Session and Committee Meetings:
- Policy Committee – Tuesday, July 9, at 10:30 a. m.
- Negotiations –
- Sartell Education Association – Thursday, June 20, at 9:30 a.m.
- Paraprofessionals – Wednesday, June 26, at 1:30 p.m. and Thursday, July 18, at 10 a.m.
The Board completed official review of Policies 901 and 904.
The Board had first of two readings of revisions of Policies: 902, 903 and 907.
Chair Meyer entertained a motion to close the meeting pursuant to Minnesota Statute Section 13D.03. Motion made by Durrwachter and seconded by Nies to close the meeting at 6:16 p.m. All in favor. Motion carried.
A motion was made by Durrwachter and seconded by Raden to reopen the meeting at 7:14 p.m.
A motion to adjourn the meeting at 7:15 p.m. was made by Riordan and seconded by Nies. All in favor. Motion carried.
Jason Nies, clerk/treasurer