November 18

INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 299
Abbreviated BoarD Meeting Minutes November 18, 2013
The Board of Education of Independent School District No. 299, Caledonia, Minnesota, met in a regular school board meeting in the Middle/High School Media Center. The meeting was called to order by Chair Michelle Werner at 7:00 p.m. The Pledge of Allegiance was said. The school board members present were Jared Barnes, Amanda King, Melissa Marschall, Kelley McGraw, Jean Meyer, Michelle Werner, Spencer Yohe and student school board representatives Julia Jones and Lauren Perry. Also present were Superintendent Ben Barton, Nancy Runningen, Paul DeMorett, Barb Meyer, Brad Harguth, Kelly Stanage, Jackie Johnson, Jean Klinski, Deb Cody and Dan Goergen.
Moved by Jean Meyer, seconded by Amanda King, to approve the agenda as presented. Motion carried by a unanimous vote. Moved by Spencer Yohe, seconded by Jared Barnes, to approve the minutes of the October 21, 2013, regular school board meeting, the October 28, 2013, special school board meeting, and November 8, 2013, special school board meeting. Motion carried by a unanimous vote. Moved by Jean Meyer, seconded by Spencer Yohe, to approve the electronic transfers and bills due and payable amounting to $1,025.269.80 including check numbers 56320 through 56427 along with transfers from MSDLAF to Merchants Bank in the amount of $500,000.00. Motion carried by a unanimous vote. Moved by Jean Meyer, seconded by Jared Barnes, to accept the resignation of Brandon Meiners as the 7th grade girls basketball coach effective immediately with thanks for his services. Motion carried by a unanimous vote. Moved by Barnes, seconded by Amanda King, to accept the resignation of Dustin Moburg as the head boys soccer coach effective immediately with thanks for his services. Motion carried by a unanimous vote. Moved by Jean Meyer, seconded by Spencer Yohe, to ratify the hiring of Tory-Kale Schulz as the One Act Play advisor beginning the 2013-2014 school year at I/0 at $1,237.91. Motion carried by a unanimous vote. Moved by Spencer Yohe, seconded by Amanda King, to ratify the hiring of Kody Moore as the junior high boys basketball coach beginning the 2013-2014 school year at I/0 at $1,665.89. Motion carried by a unanimous vote. Member Kelley McGraw moved the adoption of the Resolution to Amend the HRA arrangement. The motion for the adoption of the foregoing resolution was duly seconded by Jean Meyer. On a roll call vote, the following voted in favor: Jared Barnes, Amanda King, Melissa Marschall, Kelley McGraw, Jean Meyer, Michelle Werner, and Spencer Yohe. The following voted against: None. Whereupon said resolution was declared duly passed and adopted. Member Jean Meyer moved the adoption of the Amendment and Resolution for Section 125 Flexible Benefits Plan. The motion for the adoption of the foregoing Amendment and Resolution was duly seconded by Spencer Yohe. On a roll call vote, the following voted in favor: Jared Barnes, Amanda King, Melissa Marschall, Kelley McGraw, Jean Meyer, Michelle Werner, and Spencer Yohe. The following voted against: None. Whereupon said resolution was declared duly passed and adopted. Moved by Jared Barnes, seconded by Jean Meyer to adopt the School Weapons Policy #501 as presented. Motion carried by a unanimous vote. Moved by Spencer Yohe, seconded by Jared Barnes to adopt the Student Fundraising Policy #511 as presented. Motion carried by a unanimous vote. Moved by Amanda King, seconded by Spencer Yohe to adopt the School-Sponsored Student Publications and Activities Policy #512 as presented. Motion carried by a unanimous vote. Moved by Jean Meyer, seconded by Jared Barnes to adopt the Student Promotion Retention, and Program Design Policy #513 as presented. Motion carried by a unanimous vote. Moved by Spencer Yohe, seconded by Jared Barnes to adopt the Protection and Privacy of Pupil Records Policy #515 as presented. Motion carried by a unanimous vote. Moved by Jean Meyer, seconded by Amanda King to adopt the Student Medication Policy #516 as presented. Motion carried by a unanimous vote. Moved by Jared Barnes, seconded by Spencer Yohe to adopt the Student Recruiting Policy #517 as presented. Motion carried by a unanimous vote. Moved by Jean Meyer, seconded by Jared Barnes to adopt the DNR-DNI Orders Policy #518 as presented. Motion carried by a unanimous vote. Moved by Spencer Yohe, seconded by Jared Barnes to adopt the Interviews of Students by Outside Agencies Policy #519 as presented. Motion carried by a unanimous vote. Moved by Jean Meyer, seconded by Jared Barnes to approve the SEMNET Agreement. Motion carried by a unanimous vote. Moved by Amanda King, seconded by Jean Meyer, to close the meeting at 8:13 p.m. for negotiations strategy. Motion carried by a unanimous vote. Moved by Spencer Yohe, seconded by Jean Meyer, to convene the regular school board meeting at 8:51 p.m. Motion carried by a unanimous vote. Moved by Jean Meyer, seconded by Amanda King, to adjourn the meeting at 8:51 p.m. Motion carried by a unanimous vote.
These minutes are only a summary and complete minutes are available at the school district office or on the school district website at www.cps.k12.mn.us
Published in the
The Caledonia Argus
December 25, 2013
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