August 5

INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 477
AUGUST 5, 2014 MEETING
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 5th day of August, at 7:00 p.m. , in the District Office Board Room. Members Present: Jeremy Miller, Eric Minks, Chuck Nagle, Deb Ulm, Howard Vaillancourt, and Chad Young. Members Absent: Craig Johnson. Others present: Superintendent Julia Espe, the Director of Business Services Michelle Czech, Director of Teaching and Learning Julie Williams, and the Director of Human Resources Stacie Vos. Citizen Comments: None.
REPORTS- Board committee meeting(s) and School Events each Board member attended can be viewed in full at www.princeton.k12.mn.us in the school board box on the home page under the link meeting access.
APPROVE AGENDA- Motion made by Howard Vaillancourt, and seconded by Jeremy Miller, to approve the agenda as presented. Motion passed unanimously.
DISCUSS and ACT on PREVIOUS BOARD MEETING MINUTES – Motion by Chad Young, and seconded by Howard Vaillancourt, to approve the July 15, 2014 Regular Board meeting minutes, and the July 15, 2014, Closed School Board meeting minutes, as they are presented. Motion passed unanimously.
CONSENT AGENDA- Motion made by Jeremy Miller, and seconded Chad Young, to approve the consent agenda items: Personnel, Gifts, Open Enrollments, Oakland Lease Agreement 2014-15, and Fundraisers. Motion passed unanimously.
SECOND READINGS- Motion made by Howard Vaillancourt, and seconded by Jeremy Miller, to approve the second readings of policies: District Post-Issuance Debt Compliance Policy, Student Transportation, Policies Incorporated by Reference, as they are presented. Motion passed unanimously.
Discussion Items Facilities Update – Pat Overom from ICS Consulting provided an overview to the board members on the referendum projects activities this period. Vaughn Dierks from Wold gave a power point presentation regarding the new school building project. The Wold power point presentation and the ICS documentation can be read online at www.princeton.k12.mn.us in the board packet for this meeting date, or in person in the Superintendents Office in the District Office Building, 706 1st St.
ACTION ITEMS- Resolution Calling the General Election Motion was made by Howard Vaillancourt, and seconded by Chad Young, to approve the Resolution Calling the General Election as presented. Upon roll call the following voted in favor of: Chuck Nagle, Eric Minks, Jeremy Miller, Howard Vaillancourt, Chad Young, Deb Ulm, and the following voted against: None. Motion passed unanimously.
Principals Contract and Custodians Contract Motion was made by Jeremy Miller, and seconded by Chad Young, to approve the Principals Contract and the Custodian Contract as presented. Upon roll call the following voted in favor of: Chuck Nagle, Eric Minks, Jeremy Miller, Howard Vaillancourt, Chad Young, Deb Ulm, and the following voted against: None. Motion passed unanimously.
Roof Bid Motion was made by Eric Minks, and seconded by Jeremy Miller, to approve the McDowall Roofing Company (Base Bid sections C and Ductwork Insulation) Roof Bid. Upon roll call the following voted in favor of: Chuck Nagle, Eric Minks, Jeremy Miller, Howard Vaillancourt, Chad Young, Deb Ulm, and the following voted against: None. Motion passed unanimously.
Kindergarten Breakfast Program Motion was made by Howard Vaillancourt, and seconded by Chad Young, to approve the Kindergarten Breakfast Program. Upon roll call the following voted in favor of: Eric Minks, Howard Vaillancourt, Chad Young, Deb Ulm, and the following voted against: Jeremy Miller, and Chuck Nagle. Motion passed 4:2.
FUTURE BOARD COMMITTEE MEETINGS- Curriculum Meeting – Thursday, August 14, 5:00 p.m. Location: District Office Board Room.Meet & Confer – (Jeremy, Craig, Howard it was set for Fri. 8/29 at 4:30 needs to be changed). The next meeting date will be decided at the August 19, 2014 Board Meeting.
ADDITIONS TO AGENDA – None
ADJOURN- The meeting was adjourned at 7:53 p.m.
Recorder Bridget Sorensen
Published in the
Princeton Union Eagle
August 28, 2014
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