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School Board Meeting Minutes
December 10, 2012
1.0 The regular meeting of the School Board of Independent School District No. 696 was called to order at 7:00 p.m. by Chairman Marsnik.
2.0 On roll call the following directors were present: Kellerman, Marsnik, Pointer, Skradski. Absent: Pengal, Richter. Also present: Alexis Leitgeb, Interim Superintendent; Tom Coombe, Ely Echo; Keith Vandervort, Ely Timberjay, and newly elected board member, Kathy Udovich.
3.0 Pledge of Allegiance
4.0 Moved by Skradski, seconded by Kellerman, to approve the agenda as amended. Motion carried.
5.0 Open Forum
5.1 Truth in Taxation - District Finance Manager, Marie Rinta
5.1.1 Discussion of 2012-2013 budget
5.1.2 Discussion of 2012 Payable 2013 Levy
5.2 Opportunity for questions for taxpayers
6.0 Approval of past meeting minutes:
6.1 Moved by Pointer, seconded by Skradski, to approve the minutes of the regular meeting of November 13, 2012. Motion carried.
7.0 The following correspondence/informational items were presented:
7.1 Student council representative -
7.2 Letter from Dr. Erika Svanoe, Bemidji State University
7.3 Minnesota State High School Foundation Grant
8.0 K-4 Principal's Report: Anne Oelke
9.0 5-12 Principal's Report: Laurie Kess
10.0 Old Business:
10.1 None at this meeting.
11.0 New Business:
11.1 Moved by Kellerman, seconded by Pointer, to certify the 2012 Payable 2013 Levy to the maximum amount of $1,829,262.54. Motion carried.
11.2 Moved by Skradski, seconded by Kellerman, to approve the pay of 2013 membership dues for the Range Association of Municipalities and Schools. Motion carried.
11.3 Moved by Skradski, seconded by Kellerman, to adopt the Resolution Authorizing Issuance of Certificates of Election and Directing School District Clerk to Perform Other Election Related Duties. For: Kellerman, Marsnik, Pointer, Skradski. Against: None. Absent: Pengal, Richter. Motion carried.
12.0 Consent Agenda:
12.1 Moved by Skradski, seconded by Kellerman, to approve the following
Program Consent Agenda:
Bills due and payable and wire transfers
November 2012 financial reports
Approved the following gifts and donations
12.2 Moved by Skradski, seconded by Pointer, to approve the following Personnel Consent Agenda:
12.2.1 Hired Tomi McDonald for the assistant girls' basketball coach for the 2012-2013 school year per the current master agreement between ISD #696 and the Ely Education Association and school board policy.
12.2.2 Approved Emily Haag as volunteer assistant Nordic ski coach for the 2012-2013 school year in accord with school board policy.
12.2.3 Approve lane change request from Megan Anderson from BA Step 7 ($41,974) to BA +24 Step 7 ($43,512)
12.2.4 Hired Erin Brandau and Janine LaMontagne to share the danceline coach position for the 2012-2013 school year per the current master agreement between ISD #696 and the Ely Education Association and school board policy.
12.3.1 None at this meeting.
13.0 Superintendent's Report
14.0 Board Members Comments and Concerns:
14.1 Chairman Marsnik passed out an invite for a fundraiser to thank Ely Area Development Association
15.0 Moved by Pointer, seconded by Skradski, to adjourn at 8:30 p.m.
Scott C. Kellerman, Clerk
Published material is only a summary. The full text is available for public inspection at the General Office of the school district. A copy of the proceedings, other than attachments to the minutes, is available without cost at the General Office or by means of standard or electronic mail.
Ely Echo 1/19/2013
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