June 3

INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT #477
BOARD MEETING MINUTES
JUNE 3, 2014
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 3rd day of June, at 7:00 p.m. in the District Office Board Room. Roll Call: Members Present: Craig Johnson, Howard Vaillancourt, Deb Ulm, Eric Minks, Jeremy Miller, Chuck Nagle, and Chad Young. Members Absent: None. Others present: Superintendent Julia Espe, Director of Business Services Michelle Czech, Director of Human Resources Brenda Albrecht. Citizen Comments: None. Student Council Rep: Absent.
REPORTS. Board committee meeting(s) each Board member attended: Deb Ulm: Special Board Meeting, Finance, and the Agenda planning Meeting. Howard Vaillancourt: Special School Board meeting and the Activities meeting. Jeremy Miller: Finance meeting. Eric Minks: Finance, and the Activities meetings. Chuck Nagle: Oak Land Graduation. Craig Johnson: Special School Board Meeting, and the Activities meeting. Chad Young: Special School Board Meeting. Superintendent Report: Superintendent Espe reported that the students and staff at South Elementary held a celebration for the new school building last week on the North Elementary grounds. In addition, more ideas for what Princeton needs came from students: Correct the flooding at the park, build a field house, a cupcake store, a health spa, a hotel that accepts dogs, and a statue of the Princeton Tiger in the roundabout.
APPROVE AGENDA Motion made by Howard Vaillancourt, and seconded by Craig Young, to approve the agenda as presented. Motion passed unanimously.
DISCUSS and ACT on PREVIOUS BOARD MEETING MINUTES Motion by Chad Young, and seconded by Craig Johnson, to approve the May 20, 2014 Regular School Board meeting minutes, and the May 22, 2014 Special School Board meeting minutes as they are presented. Motion passed unanimously.
CONSENT AGENDA Motion made by Howard Vaillancourt, and seconded Eric Minks, to approve the consent agenda items: Personnel, and Gifts. Motion passed unanimously.
DISCUSSION Special Education Staffing Special Education Coordinator Erin Dohrmann presented the Special Education staffing needs for 2014-15. The High School needs a speech clinician and one additional teacher The Early Childhood program needs a speech clinician and one additional teacher.
ACTION Worlds Best Workforce RTI Coach Erin Engness presented the Worlds Best Workforce plan for the district. Motion was made by Jeremy Miller, and seconded by Eric Minks, to approve the Worlds Best Workforce plan. Motion passed unanimously.
Princeton Teachers Growth and Evaluation Process Principal Dan Voce, and High School Teacher Rick Kielty, presented to the board the state mandated teachers growth and evaluation process plan.
Motion was made by Jeremy Miller, and seconded by Howard Vaillancourt, to approve the Teachers Growth and Evaluation Plan. Motion passed unanimously.
Call for Roof Bids
Motion was made by Howard Vaillancourt, and seconded by Craig Johnson, to approve the Call for Roof Bids. All in favor: Eric Minks, Jeremy Miller, Howard Vaillancourt, Craig Johnson, Chad Young, and Deb Ulm. All against: Chuck Nagle. The motion passed 6:1.
Resolution Authorizing the Sale of the General School Obligation Bonds. Motion was made by Jeremy Miller, and seconded by Howard Vaillancourt, to approve the Resolution Authorizing the Sale of the General School Obligation Bonds. Upon roll call the following voted in favor of: Eric Minks, Jeremy Miller, Howard Vaillancourt, Craig Johnson, Chad Young, Chuck Nagle, and Deb Ulm. Motion passed.
Fall Musical Proposal Motion was made by Howard Vaillancourt, and seconded by Craig Johnson, to approve the Fall Musical Proposal with the exception that it goes back to the policy committee to ensure the activity fees, and ages are clearly presented. Upon roll call the following voted in favor of: Craig Johnson, Jeremy Miller, Eric Minks, Chuck Nagle, Chad Young, Deb Ulm, and Howard Vaillancourt. The following voted against the same: None. Motion passed.
Extra-Curricular Pay Schedule Motion was made by Craig Johnson, and seconded by Howard Vaillancourt, to approve the Extra-Curricular Pay Schedule. Upon roll call the following voted in favor of, Craig Johnson, Jeremy Miller, Eric Minks, Chuck Nagle, Howard Vaillancourt, Chad Young, and Deb Ulm. The following voted against the same: None. Motion passed.
Cheerleaders Motion was made by Craig Johnson, and seconded by Howard Vaillancourt, to remove the Cheerleading program from the Community Education area, and to approve placing the Cheerleading Program back under the High School Activities area. Upon roll call the following voted in favor of: Craig Johnson, Jeremy Miller, Chuck Nagle, Howard Vaillancourt, Chad Young, and Deb Ulm, and the following voted against the same: Eric Minks. Motion passed 6:1.
SADD Motion was made by Craig Johnson, and seconded by Howard Vaillancourt, to remove the SADD program from the Community Education area, and to approve placing the SADD Program back under the High School Activities area. Upon roll call the following voted in favor of, Craig Johnson, Jeremy Miller, Chuck Nagle, Howard Vaillancourt, Chad Young, and Deb Ulm. The following voted against the same, Eric Minks. Motion passed 6:1.
BOKS Activity Motion was made by Craig Johnson, and seconded by Chad Young, to approve the BOKS Program at North Elementary. Upon roll call the following voted in favor of, Craig Johnson, Chad Young, Deb Ulm, and Jeremy Miller. The following voted against the same Chuck Nagle and Eric Minks. Motion passed 5:2.
Hall of Fame Motion was made by Jeremy Miller, and seconded by Craig Johnson to table this item and bring it back to the Activities committee for further discussion. Motion passed unanimously.
Early Childhood and District Office Remodel Motion was made by Chuck Nagle, and seconded by Jeremy Miller, to table this item until additional information is presented. Upon roll call the following voted in favor of: Chad Young, Craig Johnson, Chuck Nagle, Eric Minks, Jeremy Miller, and the following voted present: Howard Vaillancourt. The board would like to have the ICS team attend a board meeting and provide additional details including a timeline for this project.
MEETINGS TO BE SET
Transportation: June 23, 2014 at 5:00pm in the Superintendents Office, Activities Committee: June 17, 2014 at 4:30 pm in the Superintendents Office, Special Board Meeting: June 30, 2014, 5:00 pm in the District Office Board Room
Negotiation Meetings: Principals June 4, 2014 at 5:00pm in the Superintendents Office
Custodians: Waiting for response from Custodian Group, Food Service: June 12, 2014 at 1:00pm in the District Office Minnesota Room, Paraprofessionals – Waiting for response from the Para Group
ADDITIONS TO AGENDA None
ADJOURN Meeting was adjourned at 9:09 pm
The complete minutes can be found on the district website www.princeton.k12.mn.us scroll down on the home page to the School Board Meeting box, click on Meeting Agenda Access then on the meeting date June 3, 2014. You may also stop in at the District Office to read the complete minutes.
Published in the
Princeton Union Eagle
June 26, 2014
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