July 15 Regular Board

INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 477
REGULAR BOARD MEETING
JULY 15, 2014
Call to order and Pledge of Allegiance. The regular meeting of the School Board of District #477 was called to order by Vice Chair Jeremy Miller on the 15th day of July, at 7:00 p.m. in the District Office Board Room.
Members Present: Craig Johnson, Chuck Nagle, Howard Vaillancourt, and Chad Young. Members Absent: Deb Ulm and Eric Minks. Others present: Superintendent Julia Espe, the Director of Business Services Michelle Czech, and the Director of Teaching Learning Julie Williams. Citizen Comments: None
REPORTS: The Superintendent report and the Board members report can be viewed on the district website at www.princeton.k12.mn.us under the school board box on the home page by clicking on the meeting access link, then select the July 15, 2014 meeting.
APPROVE AGENDA
Motion made by Chad Young, and seconded by Craig Johnson, to approve the agenda as presented. Motion passed.
DISCUSS and ACT on PREVIOUS BOARD MEETING MINUTES
Motion by Craig Johnson, and seconded by Howard Vaillancourt, to approve the June 17, 2014 Regular School Board meeting minutes, and the June 30, 2014, Special School Board Meeting Minutes as they are presented. Motion passed.
CONSENT AGENDA
Motion made by Howard Vaillancourt, and seconded Craig Johnson, to approve the consent agenda items: Personnel, Bills, Wire Transfers, Treasurers Report, Gifts, Student Open Enrollments, and Fundraisers. Upon roll call the following voted in favor of: Howard Vaillancourt, Craig Johnson, Chad Young, Jeremy Miller, Chuck Nagle, and the following voted against: None. Motion passed.
FIRST READINGS – District Post-Issuance Debt Compliance Policy, Student Transportation, and Policies Incorporated by Reference.
SECOND READING – Health & Safety – Motion by Howard Vaillancourt, and seconded by Craig Johnson, to approve policy #807 Health & Safety. Motion passed unanimously.
DISCUSSION ITEMS – Transportation Plan Report – Board member Craig Johnson provided an overview to the board members of the discussion at the Transportation meeting. Discussion involved: transfers, drop off points, and community member concerns the board members have received. The board then reviewed the transportation report. The transportation plan can be viewed in the board packet located on the district websites home page at www.princeton.k12.mn.us in the School Board Box by clicking on Meeting Access. It can also be read by visiting the Superintendents Office at 706 1st St.
Motion was made by Chuck Nagle, to add 10% busses to try to achieve 75 min. max. ride time, no second was made. Motion did not pass. Consensus was made to bring this plan to the next board meeting, August 5, 2014, for further review and a vote.
ACTION – North Elementary 2014-15 Student Handbook (Kim Myers), PHS 2014-15 Student Handbook (Assistant Principal Emorie Colby), and the South Elementary 2014-15 Student Handbook (Chris Hazelton) Motion was made by Howard Vaillancourt, and seconded by Craig Johnson, to approve the 2014-2015 North Elementary, Princeton High School, and South Elementary Student Handbooks as presented. Motion passed.
Mille Lacs County Family Services Collaborative Contract – Motion was made by Craig Johnson, and seconded by Chad Young, to approve the 2014-2015 Mille Lacs County Family Services Collaborative Contract. Upon roll call the following voted in favor of: Howard Vaillancourt, Craig Johnson, Chad Young, Jeremy Miller, and Chuck Nagle, and the following voted against: None. Motion passed.
2014-16 Health & Safety Budget Plan – Motion was made by Chad Young, and seconded by Craig Johnson, to approve the 2014-2016 Health & Safety Budget Plan. Upon roll call the following voted in favor of: Howard Vaillancourt, Craig Johnson, Chad Young, Chuck Nagle, Jeremy Miller, and the following voted against the same: None. Motion passed.
MSBA Membership Motion was made by Howard Vaillancourt, and seconded by Craig Johnson, to approve the 2014-2015 MSBA Membership as presented. Upon roll call the following voted in favor of: Howard Vaillancourt, Craig Johnson, Chad Young, Chuck Nagle, Jeremy Miller, and the following voted against the same: None. Motion passed.
Hall of Fame – Motion was made by Craig Johnson, and seconded by Howard Vaillancourt, to approve the Hall of Fame as presented. Motion passed unanimously.
Future Board Committee meetings:
1. Classified Negotiations:
Secretaries, July 17, 11:00 am, meet in the Superintendent Office at 10:30 am.
Additional meeting if needed July 30, 2:00 pm, meet in the Superintendent Office at 1:30 pm.
Paraprofessionals, July 17, 1:00 pm, meet in the Superintendent Office at 12:30 pm.
Additional meeting if needed July 23, 2:00 pm, meet in the Superintendent Office at 1:30 pm.
Custodians, July 17, 3:00 pm, meet in the Superintendent Office at 2:30 pm.
2. Finance Board Committee Meeting moved to start time of 5:00 pm instead of 5:30 pm
ADDITIONS TO AGENDA None
ADJOURN Motion was made by Howard Vaillancourt, and seconded by Craig Johnson, to adjourn the meeting at 8:05 p.m. to go into closed session.
Pursuant to Minnesota Statutes section 13D.05, subdivision 2(b), I move to close the meeting for negotiation strategies.
The Regular School Board meeting was re-opened at 8:23 p.m. to approve the following contract:
Motion was made by Howard Vaillancourt, and seconded by Craig Johnson, to approve the Food Service Contract as presented. Upon roll call the following voted in favor of: Howard Vaillancourt, Craig Johnson, Chad Young, Jeremy Miller, Chuck Nagle, and the following voted against: None. Motion passed.
Adjourn Motion was made by Craig Johnson, and seconded by Chad Young to adjourn the meeting at 8:26 pm.
Recorder: Bridget Sorensen
Published in the
Princeton Union Eagle
August 14, 2014
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