August 13

INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT #477
SCHOOL BOARD MINUTES
AUGUST 13, 2013
Chair Deb Ulm of the Princeton School Board called the regular meeting of the School Board of District #477 to order on the 13th day of August 2013, at 7:00 p.m. in the District Office Board Room.
Members Present: Jeremy Miller, Eric Minks, Chuck Nagle, Howard Vaillancourt, and Chad Young.
Member absent: Craig Johnson. Others present: Superintendent Julia Espe, Director of Business Services Michelle Czech. There were no Citizen Comments.
First order of business to approve the agenda and a motion was made by Jeremy Miller and seconded by Eric Minks, to approve the agenda as presented. Motion passed unanimously.
Motion made by Howard Vaillancourt and seconded by Jeremy Miller, to approve the July 16, 2013 Regular School Board meeting minutes. Motion passed unanimously.
Motion was made by Howard Vaillancourt and seconded by Eric Minks, to approve the consent agenda items: Gifts, Personnel, Fundraiser, Non Resident Student Agreements, Advertising for Fall Play with the removal of the advertising for Football, Oakland Area Learning Center Lease Agreement. By roll call the following voted in favor of: Howard Vaillancourt, Chad Young, Deb Ulm, Chuck Nagle, Eric Minks, and Jeremy Miller. Motion passed unanimously.
Discussion Items: Survey Results: Don Lifto from Springsted Survey Services presented the board with the results of the phone survey conducted.The survey reviewed the condition of our school buildings and solicited community opinion in relation to support for a possible future referendum.
Facilities Update: Vaughn Dierks and Pat Overom provided an overview of the Criteria Community Committee Kick-Off Information meeting with citizens. This is a community driven process and the attendance for the kick off meeting was outstanding. Wold will be facilitating the community committees being held in August. The goal is to have enough data available by the end of August to move forward into the next phase to begin making decisions.
Action Items:
Motion made by Howard Vaillancourt and seconded by Eric Minks to approve graduation to be on Friday, June 6, 2014. By roll call the following voted in favor of: Howard Vaillancourt, Chad Young, Deb Ulm, Chuck Nagle, Eric Minks, and Jeremy Miller. Motion passed unanimously.
Transportation beyond district boundaries:
A first motion was made by Chuck Nagle to remove the motion for transportation beyond district boundaries on a case-by-case basis. No second was made therefore the motion did not carry.
A second motion was made by Chad Young and seconded by Howard Vaillancourt to approve transportation beyond district boundaries on a case-by-case basis. By roll call the following voting in favor of: Eric Minks, Howard Vaillancourt, Chad Young, Deb Ulm, and the following voted against the same: Jeremy Miller, and Chuck Nagle. Motion passed 4:2
Motion made by Jeremy Miller and seconded by Chad Young to approve two Sunday Performances for the Fall Musical. By roll call the following voted in favor of: Deb Ulm, Chuck Nagle, Eric Minks, Jeremy Miller, Chad Young, and the following voted against the same: Howard Vaillancourt. Motion passed 5:1.
Motion made by Jeremy Miller and seconded by Howard Vaillancourt to approve lunch and breakfast prices for the 2013-14 school year as presented. Motion passed unanimously.
Motion made by Howard Vaillancourt and seconded by Chad Young to approve policies: #417 Chemical Use and Abuse, #509 Enrollment of Nonresident Students, #806 Crisis Management, and #903 Visitors to School District Buildings and Sites, as presented. Motion passed unanimously.
Motion made by Eric Minks and seconded by Jeremy Miller to approve the South Elementary Parent-Student Handbook as presented. Motion passed unanimously.
Upcoming Meetings: Facilities Projects Committee on August 14, 2013, 3:30 p.m. and August 21, 2013, 9:00 a.m. Negotiations/Certified on August 26, 2013, 6:00 p.m. Policy on August 27, 2013, 5:30 p.m. Transportation on September 5, 2013, 7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Curriculum on September 10, 2013, 12:00 p.m.
Finance on September 10, 2013, 5:30 p.m.
Additions to the Agenda: Motion by Howard Vaillancourt and seconded by Chad Young to approve the advertising for football as presented. By roll call the following voted in favor of: Howard Vaillancourt, Chad Young, Deb Ulm, Eric Minks, and the following voted against the same: Chuck Nagle, and Jeremy Miller. Motion passed 4:2
The meeting was adjourned at 9:08 p.m.
Recorder: Bridget Sorensen
Published in the
Princeton Union Eagle
September 5, 2013

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