Maple Lake Messenger

Legal Notices August 22, 2018

REGULAR SCHOOL BOARD MEETING MONDAY, AUGUST 13, 2018 INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT #881 MAPLE LAKE, MN MINUTES Board Members Present: Shelly Liljequist, Shelley McAlpine, Bill Neumann, Richard Thomas, Joe Mavencamp, Joe Paumen and Chris Paumen Others present: Kristi Anderson, Katie Friedman, David Hansen, Andy Sawatzke and Tanya Malwitz 1. Meeting called to order at 7:00 p.m. 2. Pledge of Allegiance 3. “District #881 is Proud of” A. Softball Awards • Academic all-conference team: Calli Maki, Mollie Scheiber,Linsey Rachel, Olivia Paumen Katie Goelz, Megan Carlson Megan Lind and Lucy Greenhagen • All state academic team: Linsey Rachel, Calli Maki and Mollie Scheiber • All CMC 1st Team: Linsey Rachel,Calli Maki, Amber Klug and Mollie Scheiber • All CMC 2nd Team: Peyton Tongen, Olivia Paumen, Katie Goelz, and Megan Carlson • Honorable Mention: Bryn Elsenpeter and Dani Geyen • Silver Slugger: Linsey Rachel • Golden Glove: Mollie Scheiber • Most Improved Player: Megan Carlson • Hardest Worker: Amber Klug • All Section: Linsey Rachel Amber Klug, Katie Goelz and Calli Maki • 1st Team All-State: Linsey Rachel Amber Klug and Calli Maki • Class AA All-Tournament Team: Calli Maki, Olivia Paumen, Katie Goelz 4. Recognition of visitors: Brad Neutz, Tiffany Grube, Lori Greenlun and Brad Lundell 5. M/S McAlpine/Mavencamp Approve the Agenda for the regular school board meeting held on Monday, August 13, 2018 with the changes to the date. The additions of the Bond Investments and Payroll Contribution checks in 6, the addition of one more donation in 9E and to add 9F Motion to change the elementary and high school handbooks to add audio recording under cell phone. Motion Carries 7-0 6. M/S Mavencamp/Neumann Approve the Consent Agenda for the regular school board meeting held on Monday, August 13, 2018. Motion Carries 7-0 7. Open Forum 8. Unfinished Business A. Presentation by Brad Lundell, Executive Director of Schools for Equity in Education. Mr. Lundell highlighted SEE’s accomplishment in 2017, the 2018 funding updates and the goals for 2019 and beyond. SEE is currently serving 57 school districts and 3 cooperatives. B. M/S Neumann/C Paumen Motion to permit the Community Education Director to install a playground outside the Kidville/preschool wing, available for all young children to use. Donations and the preschool/ECFE budget will pay for the structure. Motion Carries 7-0 C. Discussion on the Kidville schedule during late starts due to weather. Kidville is requesting to open two hours late on weather related late starts. The board requested Kidville survey the families and bring it back to the September meeting. D. Update on progress on summer maintenance projects by Head of Maintenance Brad Neutz. The major project for the summer was the resurfacing of the north parking lot, it now has a better base, added a tile line and the loading dock is now at a standard dock height. Asbestos abatement took place in a classroom; new carpet tiles will be installed on Monday August 20 in the classroom and the high school offices and staff are cleaning out closets and disposing of old equipment. The high school and elementary gyms were repainted, funded by an anonymous donor, the gym floors have been refinished and the new restricted area arc has been added to the floor. The football field was reseeded and fertilized and general cleaning of the building continues. Boiler inspection is scheduled for later this month and the bleacher inspections are done, but some minor repairs on the football bleachers need to be completed. The playground sealing needs to be completed by the start of school, some striping and curb repairs are need in the parking lots. E. Discussion about installing another 20 kW solar system on the elementary school gymnasium roof . The panels would need to be installed on the high school gym roof. This site has already been approved, but the roof is scheduled to be repaired in the next few years. The board will need to make a decision to install the panels now and move them when the roofing project is scheduled or hold off on the solar panel project until the roof has been replaced. F. M/S McAlpine/C Paumen Motion to approve the following policies: 102, 205, 206, 211, 401, 404, 406, 413, Form 413, Form 414, 418, 419, 421, 423, 424, 427, 504, 505, 506, 509, Delete Form 509, 510, 511, Form 520, 524, 525, 530, 602, 611, Form 614, 707, 708, 709, 713. Motion Carries 7-0 G. M/S McAlpine/Mavencamp Motion to delegate Mark Redemske as the Identified Official with Authority (IOwA) to submit user access pre-authorization to the Minnesota Department of Education secure websites for ISD #881. Motion Carries 7-0 9. New Business A. Annual report on fundraising per Policy 511. It was suggested that the group selling the product clean up the salt fundraiser area promptly. B. Preview of the 2018 Opening Workshop. C. M/S McAlpine/Liljequist Motion to approve the 6th grade field trip to Wolf Ridge on May 15-17, 2019. Motion Carries 7-0 D. M/S McAlpine/C Paumen Motion to approve a resolution relating to election of school board members and calling the school district general election. Roll Call Vote : Liljequist- yes, McAlpineyes, Neumann-yes, Thomas-yes, Mavencamp- yes, J Paumen-yes and C Paumen-yes. Motion Carries 7-0 E. M/S Neumann/McAlpine Motion to accept donations from anonymous donors for new scoreboards in the high school gym and to repaint the high school and elementary gyms and a $1,000 cash donation to the high school. Motion Carries 7-0 10. Representative Reports A. Meeker and Wright Special Education Cooperative: Thomas reported staff returns for workshops the week of August 27, they have contracted with Sunbelt Staffing for a 0.6 FTE school psychologist and contract negotiations are completed. B. Minnesota High School League: Paumen reported that he read the MSHSL would not be reimbursing schools that participated in State Tournaments during the 2017-18 school yea C. Wright Technical Center: McAlpine reported Wright Tech hired an auto tech instructor and will contract with Buffalo for a special education director. Repairs continue on the outside wall. D. Elementary School: Sawatzke reported hiring continues for the technology, speech and paraprofessional positions. Teacher letters were sent out today, schedules are being finalized. The Building Leadership Team meeting is scheduled for Wednesday August 22, New teacher orientation is August 27, workshop for all teachers begins August 28, Open House is August 29 from 4:30-6:30, School starts on September 4 for 1st – 6th graders and Kindergarten Orientation Day is September 4 with half the class on the 5th & 6th and the entire class on the 7th. E. High School: Hansen reported student schedules were sent out today, fall sports practices started today, 7th Grade Orientation is set for August 28 from 5:15- 6:45 p.m., Open House is set for August 29, 2018 and an addition to the student handbook regarding adding audio recording to page 12 under the cell phone use. 11. Committee Reports A. Activities Committee: Moving to the Granite Ridge Conference was discussed with the discussion leaning towards staying in the CMC, track repairs were discussed and bore sampling is recommended. B. Licensed Staff Committee: Years of service for new and current staff was discussed. 12. Set Meeting Dates 13. Other Business A. Thank-You Notes B. Upcoming Meetings: 1. All County Safe Schools Meeting at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 15, 2018 at River City Extreme in Monticello 2. MAWSECO Board Meeting at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 28, 2018 in Howard Lake 3. DLT Meeting at 9:45 a.m. on Wednesday, August 29, 2018 in the Board Room 4. Wright Tech Center Board Meeting at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 4, 2018 in Buffalo 5. Regular School Board Meeting in September at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, September 10, 2018 in the Board Room 6. Schools for Equity in Education Meeting at 9:30 a.m. on Friday, September 21, 2018 in Minneapolis C. Miscellaneous Information: 1. Elementary School Irish Kickoff from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, August 29, 2018 2. High School Open House from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 29, 2018 3. Chamber of Commerce Meeting at 12:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 5, 2018 14. M/S McAlpine/Mavencamp Meeting adjourned at 9:12 p.m. Motion Carries 7-0 Respectfully Submitted, Kristi Anderson Shelley McAlpine