April 1

INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 477
APRIL 1, 2014 MINUTES
Call to order and Pledge of Allegiance
The regular meeting of the School Board of District #477 was called to order by Chair Deb Ulm on the 1st day of April, at 7:00 p.m. in the District Office Board Room. Roll Call: Members Present: Craig Johnson, Eric Minks, Jeremy Miller, Chuck Nagle, Howard Vaillancourt, Deb Ulm, and Chad Young. Members Absent: None, Others present: Superintendent Julia Espe, Director of Business Services Michelle Czech, Director of Human Resources Brenda Alexander. Citizen Comments: None. Student Council Rep: Gabrielle Foede
APPROVE AGENDA Motion made by Howard Vaillancourt, and seconded by Chad Young, to approve the agenda as presented. Motion passed unanimously.
DISCUSS and ACT on PREVIOUS BOARD MEETING MINUTES Motion by Chuck Nagle, to table the minutes until the April 15, 2014 meeting. No second; Motion did not pass. Motion by Jeremy Miller, and seconded by Howard Vaillancourt, to approve the March 18, 2014 Regular School Board meeting minutes as they are presented. Upon roll call the following voted in favor of: Jeremey Miller, Howard Vaillancourt, Craig Johnson, Chad Young, Deb Ulm, and the following voted against: Eric Minks, and Chuck Nagle. Motion passed 5:2
CONSENT AGENDA Motion made by Howard Vaillancourt, and seconded Jeremy Miller, to approve the consent agenda items: Personnel, Fundraiser, and the KDV Letter of Engagement for 2014, 2014, and 2016. Motion passed unanimously. POLICIES 1ST READING: School Board Agenda, Open and Closed Meetings, and Transportation.
Policies were accepted and will be moved to a 2nd reading at the April 15, 2014, regular school board meeting.
POLICIES 2nd Reading: Facility Use Policy #902, and the Data Requests policy #908. Motion was made by Howard Vaillancourt, and seconded by Craig Johnson to approve the Facility Use #902 policy, and the Data Requests policy #908. Upon roll call the following voted in favor of: Eric Minks, Jeremy Miller, Howard Vaillancourt, Craig Johnson, Chad Young, Deb Ulm, and the following voted against the same: Chuck Nagle. Motion passed 6:1
INFORMATION Native American Family Meeting Jim Muckenhirn provided a presentation to the board along with the results from the survey given to the families at the meeting. There were five families that attended.
Referendum Update Superintendent Espe provided the board with election items the districts personnel has accomplished since the last board meeting. The complete list is on file in the Superintendents office at 706 1st St.
ACTION Native American Family Resolution
Motion made by Craig Johnson, and second by Eric Minks, to adopt the Native American Family Resolution. Upon roll call the following voted in favor of: Howard Vaillancourt, Craig Johnson, Chad Young, Deb Ulm, Eric Minks, Jeremy Miller, and Chuck Nagle. Motion passed unanimously.
Resolution Appointing Election Judges Motion made by Craig Johnson, and seconded by Howard Vaillancourt, to approve the resolution appointing the Election Judges. Before the vote was taken the Motion was amended by Craig Johnson , and seconded by Howard Vaillancourt, to approve the resolution appointing Election Judges as presented and based on all blanks to be filled out succeeding this board meeting. Upon roll call the following voted in favor of: Howard Vaillancourt, Craig Johnson, Chad Young, Deb Ulm, Eric Minks, Jeremy Miller, and the following voted against the same, Chuck Nagle. Motion passed 6:1.
Motion to Accept Early Retirement Memo of Understanding (MOU) Motion made by Eric Minks, and seconded by Jeremy Miller, to accept the Early Retirement MOU contingent on MSRS approval. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion to go out to bid (Food Services) Motion made by Eric Minks, and seconded by Howard Vaillancourt, to go out to bid (Food Services). Motion carried unanimously.
PEA Contract Motion made by Eric Minks, and second by Craig Johnson, to approve the 2013-2015 PEA Contract as it is presented. Chair Deb Ulm abstained from the vote due to a family member who is a teacher. Upon roll call the following voted in favor of: Chuck Nagle, Eric Minks, Jeremy Miller, Howard Vaillancourt, Craig Johnson, Chad Young, and the following voted abstain: Deb Ulm. Motion carried with six passing votes, and one abstain vote.
FUTURE MEETINGS Next Finance Board Committee meeting time: May 5, at 5:00 p.m.
Activities Board Committee meeting: This meeting will be set at the May 6 board meeting.
Curriculum Meeting:
May 1, 5:00 p.m.
ADDITIONS TO AGENDA
None
ADJOURN Meeting adjourned at
8:20 p.m.
Chair Deb Ulm
Recorder: Bridget Sorensen Clerk Eric Minks
Published in the
Princeton Union Eagle
April 24, 2014
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