2016-04-28 / Public Notices

Staples Motley School Board Minutes

ISD #2170
SPECIAL SCHOOL
BOARD MEETING #18
MINUTES
Monday, Apr. 11,
2016, 6:40 p.m.
HIGH SCHOOL
MEDIA CENTER
Call to Order
The meeting was called
to order with Longbella,
DiGiovanni, Winkels, Freeman, Hoemberg and Lund
present (comprising a quorum). The Pledge of Allegiance was said.
Motion by Longbella,
seconded by Winkels, to
adopt the agenda as presented. Motion by Longbella,
seconded by Winkels, to
move to a closed session.
Personnel
Preliminary consideration of allegations or
charges against an individual subject to the Boards
Authority
Adjourn Special
Board Meeting
Motion by Longbella,
seconded by Winkels, to
adjourn the Special Board
Meeting,
Closed Session. Motion
Carried.
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ISD #2170
SCHOOL BOARD
WORK SESSION
MEETING #19
MINUTES
Monday, Apr. 11, 2016
7:00 p.m.
High School Media
Center
The meeting was called
to order and roll call was
taken with Freeman, Longbella, DiGiovanni, Winkels, Freeman, Hoemberg
and Lund present (comprising a quorum). Also attending were Supt. Klamm;
Business Manager, Lord;
Principal Schmidt; three
staff; one parent and six
students; and recording
Secretary, Madison.
Motion by Longbella, seconded by Winkels, to adopt
the agenda as presented.
Motion carried.

Re-start update
Superintendent Klamm
updated the board on a
number of restart areas:
Staffing: All returning
staff have been assigned to
their position for 2016-2017.
Some new hires are still
needed in several areas.
Transition teams:
Teams have been designated for each site and are
comprised of staff, parents
and students. Elementary
and MS teams have already
met and more meetings
will be scheduled.
Renaming process: A
form has been created and
will be available to the community to nominate names
for the sites. The name of
the district and the mascot will not change.Once
names have been nominated, the Transition Teams
will pick several and those
will go to the “Super Transition Team”. This team
will be made up of two
Board members (Hoemberg and Lund) and several
from each site team. The fi-
nal names will come to the
Board on May 16 for final
approval.
Moving plans: Planning is still in progress regarding the actual moving
of staff and classrooms.
Detailed instructions will
be devised.
2016-2017
Calendar
Rational for the proposed 2016-2017 calendar
was presented with 166
student contact days. This
would provide for adequate
PLC time and more staff
development days for
Technology training and
integration as we move
forward. SMEA asked that
another option be presented to staff to vote on. The
Board will approve the final 2016-2017 calendar on
April 18.
Summer School
K-3 in Staples; 4-7 in
Motley; June 13-June 23
(half days) Aug.1- Aug 4
8:00-2:30
Personnel
Community Ed Coordinator Position-proposing

a Grade 11; 180 contract
with a flexible schedule at
$36,988.
New Bus Driver Position Asking for a new position at the bus garage. The
on-call Assistant would aid
the transportation supervisor in various capacities,
including driving routes,
maintenance and other duties as assigned. This position must average at least
eight hours per week from
Sept. 1 through May 31 to
qualify for seniority. The
Board will be asked to approve this new position.
Other
Interquest Canine
Contract: The Board will
be asked to renew the
contract for the 2016-2017
school year. Principal
Schmidt reported on the
visits that were conducted
this year. The dogs were
able to detect alcohol, tobacco, drugs and gun powder. He feels it is a very effective program.
Refunding
Opportunity-
Ms. Lord presented
an opportunity through
Springsted regarding a
Refunding Feasibility
Analysis. The Board will
be asked to approve a resolution authorizing them to
move forward.
Upcoming dates and
meetings:
o Tues., April 12, Kindergarten Open House; Elementary; 6:00-7:00 p.m.
o Weds., April 13, NJPA
Student Recognition Banquet; Maddens; 5:30-6:30
p.m.
o Mon. April 18, Regular
Board Meeting; Motley;
7:00 p.m.
o Weds., April 27; NJPA
Teacher of Excellence
Awards Banquet
o Tues. May 3; CHS
Board Meeting; 4:00 p.m.
(Dave)
o Weds. May 4; Dollars
for Scholars Awards Night;
7:00 p.m.
o Mon., May 16; Regular
Board Meeting; HS Media
Center; 7:00 p.m.
Adjournment
Motion by Winkels, Seconded

by Hoemberg to adjourn the meeting. Motion
carried.
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ISD#2170
SCHOOL BOARD
MEETING #17
MINUTES
Monday, March 21,
2016, 7:00 p.m.
HIGH SCHOOL
MEDIA CENTER
The meeting was called
to order with Freeman,
Longbella, DiGiovanni,
Winkels and Hoemberg
present ( comprising a
quorum). Also attending
were Supt. Klamm; Business Manager, Lord; Principal Riitters; AD, Travis
VanOverbeke, EC Director,
Susan Anderson; SMEA
reps Hogan and Seipkes;
several staff members
about 15 students; Staples
World Manager, Halvorson;
and Recording Secretary,
Madson.
The Pledge of Allegiance was said.
Motion by Longbella,
seconded by Winkels, to
adopt the agenda with item
#20 being deleted and with
the addition of item # 22.
Motion Carried.
School/Community
Forum
Susan Anderson gave
an update on Early Childhood programming in the
district
Consent Agenda
Motion by Winkels, seconded by DiGiovanni, to
approve the Consent Agenda. Motion Carried.
Finance Items
Motion by Longbella,
seconded by Winkels, to approve the Financial Report
and Authorization to Pay
Vouchers. Motion Carried.
Motion by Longbella,
seconded by Winkels, to approve the Tentative Budget
for FY 2016-2017 at 75 percent of the Current Year’s
Budget. Motion Carried.
Motion by Winkels,
seconded by Hoemberg,
to approve the proposal to
transfer funds from Tobacco Settlement and Health

& Safety as needed rather
than making staff reductions at this time. Motion
Carried.
Motion by Longbella,
seconded by Freeman, to
approve the Lane Change
Request from Marly Simmons from BA to BA +15.
Motion Carried.
Motion by Winkels,
seconded by DiGiovanni,
to approve the PG Credit
Reimbursements for Sarah
Decker, Valerie Turner,
Chris Kappler and Marly
Simmons. Motion Carried
Personnel
Motion by Winkels, seconded by Hoemberg, to
approve the contract for
Denise Johnson; HS Food
Service; eff. 3/21/16. Motion Carried
Motion by Longbella,
seconded by Hoemberg,
to approve the maternity
leave request from Elizabeth Wright. Motion Carried. Motion by Winkels, seconded by DiGiovanni, to
approve the one Year Leave
of Absence without Pay request for Steve Hoemberg.
Motion Carried.
Motion by Hoemberg,
seconded by Winkels, to accept the retirement request
from Dave Burnham; Bus
Driver; eff. June 30, 2016.
Motion Carried. Motion
Carried. We thank Dave
for 15 years as a dedicated
driver for our students and
wish him the best.
Motion by Freeman,
seconded by Longbella, to
accept the retirement request from Janet Anderson; SE classroom teacher;
eff. 6/2/16. Motion Carried.
We thank Janet for 17 years
of dedication to the district
and wish her the best in retirement. Motion by Longbella,
seconded by Hoemberg,
to accept the retirement
request from Mary Duberowski; Paraprofessional;
Eff. 6/30/16. Motion Carried. We thank Mary for her
17 years of dedicated service
to our students and wish
her the best.
Motion by Winkels, seconded by Hoemberg, to accept the retirement request
of Jeff Iverson; Band Instructor;

eff. 10/28/16. Motion Carried. Jeff has been
contributing to our phenomenal music program for
28 years. Thank you Jeff.
Motion by Longbella,
seconded by Winkels, to
accept the retirement request of Doug Shequen; 6th
grade; eff. 6/2/16. Motion
Carried. We thank Doug for
33 years of dedicated service
to the district as a teacher
and a coach and wish him
the best in retirement.
Motion by Longbella,
seconded by Hoemberg,
to accept the retirement
of Laurel Houselog; Paraprofessional; eff.6/30/16
Motion Carried. We thank
Laurel for her 19 years of
service to our district and
wish her the best.
Motion by Winkels, seconded by DiGiovanni, to
approve posting for Choir,
Science, and Math. Motion
Carried.
Motion by Winkels,
seconded by Longbella, to
approve the 2016-2017 contract for Jon Crust; Instrumental Music; Step 2BA.
Motion Carried.
Curriculum and Other
Motion by Freeman,
seconded by Winkels, to approve the 2015-2016 Calendar Revision. Motion Carried. Motion by Freeman,
seconded by Longbella,
to approve the ATTPPS/
QCOMP MOU for 2016-2017.
Motion Carried.
Motion by Longbella,
seconded by Winkels, to
approve the required 2015-
2016 Indian Education Parent Committee Resolution.
Motion Carried
Policies
Motion by Longbella,
seconded by DiGiovanni,
to approve revisions and
reviews of Policies #412;
#714 and #404. Motion Carried. First Reading of Policy #412.2 Employee Cell
Phones (no action)
The April 4 Board Work
Session was rescheduled to
Monday, April 11.
Motion by Winkels, seconded by Hoemberg, to adjourn the meeting at 7:46.
Motion Carried.
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