CARLTON INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT #93 SCHOOL BOARD MINUTES MONDAY, JUNE 19, 2017

MOTION by Emerson to approve the revised meeting agenda was supported by Chmielewski. Motion passed 6-0.

Public Comment was taken from Darrell Godbout.

Thank you to Joseph Kluenenberg, Horace Mann Insurance, for his donation for the end of year staff potluck lunch.

Thank you to the parents of the Class of 2017 and community supporters for sponsoring the All Night Grad Party at the Carlton High School on May 26, 2017.

Congratulations to the Carlton High School Softball Team for making it to the Minnesota State High School Tournament.

Reports were given by High School Principal Craig Kotsmith, South Terrace Elementary Principal Benjamin Midge, Community Education Director Daisy Rose, Business Manager Renee Eiffler, Superintendent Gwen Carman, Tim Hagenah provided a summary of the meeting with Duluth Trade Union representatives, Superintendent Carman and the district’s attorney (via phone) regarding a potential Project Labor Agreement.

MOTION by Gibson to approve the Consent Agenda

Approve the Minutes, May 15, 2017 Regular School Board Meeting.

Approve MREA Membership Renewal for FY 2017-18.

Approve Agreement with Lakes and Pines’ Headstart Program for FY 2017-18.

Approve Memorandum of Understanding regarding Superintendent’s contract.

Accept the donation of five hundred dollars ($500) from Minit Mart Exxon Mobil School Grant.

Accept the donation of two hundred ($200) from Carlton Area Lions Club for High School Support Shelf Program.

Accept the donation of two hundred ($200) from Carlton Chamber of Commerce for High School Gym Advertising.

Accept donation of two hundred and thirty dollars and ninety-seven cents ($230.97) from Inter-State Studio & Publishing Co.

Approve the bids for Fiscal Year 2017-18

Pan-O-Gold as bread supplier.

Dean Foods (Land O’ Lakes) as milk supplier.

Federated Coop as fuel supplier.

North Country as garbage and recycling supplier.

Approve May payroll for a total of $397,714.31and wires summative at $129,409.71.

Approve the June finance checks in the amount of $161,932.92.

The motion was supported by Karp. Motion passed 6-0.

MOTION by Emerson to approve policies 402-1 Counseling and Pre-Career and Technical Programs: Proportional Enrollment, 522 Student Sex Nondiscrimination was supported by Karp. Motion passed 6-0.

MOTION by Gibson to approve the 2017-18 budget was supported by Emerson. Motion passed 6-0.

Fund — Revenue — Expenditure

01 General — $5,047,617 — $5,113,560

02 Food — $235,022 — $235,022

03 Transportation –$268,084 — $283,849

04 Community Ed –$203,582 — $209,101

05 Capital — $149,669 — $183,561

07 Debt — $ 62,622 $ — 63,503

47 PEB Trust — $ 69,083 — $127,828

47 PEB Debt — $225,308 — $225,215

MOTION by Emerson to approve Resolution Appointing Election Judges and Absentee Ballot Board Members for the August 8, 2017 School District Special Election was supported by Karp. A role call vote was called: Hagenah-yea, Emerson-yea, Gibson-yea, Karp-yea, Chmielewski-yea, Lehto-yea. Motion passed 6-0.

The following policies were presented for review for the first reading: Policies with substantive MSBA recommended changes 303, 405, 414, 509, 520, 525, 529, 534 (new policy), 604, 612.1, 613, 616, 721 (new policy), 805. Policies with non-substantive MSBA recommended changes: 515, 515 Form, 524, 602, 615, 618, 619, 701, 806.

MOTION by Emerson to approve the hire of Molly Hessian as a Special Education Teacher, BA Step 1 was supported by Karp. Motion passed 6-0.

MOTION by Gibson to approve the hire of Dalyce Gustafson as a Physical Education Teacher BA Step 1, upon a successful background check was supported by Karp. Motion passed 6-0.

MOTION by Emerson to approve the hire of Denis McDonald as a Business Education Teacher, BA Step 1 was supported by Chmielewski. Motion passed 6-0,

MOTION by Emerson to approve the hire of Teresa Swanson as an Elementary Teacher (Title 1), BA Step 1, upon a successful background check was supported by Chmielewski. Motion passed 5-0 with Karp abstaining.

MOTION by Gibson to approve the hire of Loretta Jurek as ECSE Birth-Age 2 Summer Referral Facilitator at $32/hour was supported by Karp. Motion passed 6-0.

MOTION by Emerson to approve Brittney Franklin, Kristi Just and Amy Packer through Northern Lights Special Education Cooperative (NLSEC) and contracted ISD 93 employees, Melinda Ferry and Brenda Johnson, as summer 2017 ECSE Staff was supported by Karp. Motion passed 6-0.

MOTION by Gibson to approve the purchase of services contract with Wrenshall School District for School Psychologist Synneve Moe for the 2017-18 school year was supported by Emerson. Motion passed 6-0.

MOTION by Gibson to approve Rachel Halligan as a Kids Care Summer 2017 Aide was supported by Emerson. Motion passed 6-0.

MOTION by Karp to accept the resignation of Kristin Emerson Davis as Art Teacher and Paraprofessional effective June 8, 2017 was supported by Chmielewski. Motion passed 5-0 with Emerson abstaining.

Motion by Emerson to accept the resignation of Samantha Hammond, Bulldog Kids Care Aide effective May 18, 2017 was supported by Chmielewski. Motion passed 6-0.

MOTION by Chmielewski to approve the hire of Timothy Juba as a Physical Science Teacher, BA Step 6 was supported by Karp. Motion passed 6-0.

Future Meetings

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 – 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. – Public meeting – South Terrace

Sunday, June 25, 2017 – 5:00 p.m. – Teacher Negotiation – Board Room

Monday, June 26, 2017 – 5:00 p.m. – Board Retreat – South Terrace

Monday, July 10, 2017 – 7:00 p.m. – Committee of the Whole Meeting – Board Room

Tuesday, July 11, 2017 – 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. – Public meeting – South Terrace

Monday, July 17, 2017 – 6:00 p.m. – Finance Meeting – Board Room

Monday, July 17, 2017 – 7:00 p.m. – Regular Meeting – HS Media Center

Wednesday, July 19, 2017 – 5:00 p.m. – Teacher Negotiation – Board Room

Thursday, July 20, 2017 – 5:00 p.m. – Teacher Negotiation – Board Room

Monday, July 24, 2017 – 7:00 p.m. – Public Meeting – South Terrace

Saturday, July 29, 2017 – 1:00 p.m. – Public Meeting – South Terrace

Saturday, July 29, 2017 – 4:00 p.m. – Public Meeting – Carlton High School

Monday, August 14, 2017 – 6:30 p.m. – Special Meeting – Board Room

Monday, August 14, 2017 – 7:00 p.m. – Committee of the Whole Meeting – Board Room

Monday, August 21, 2017 – 7:00 p.m. – Regular Meeting – HS Media Center

Emerson made a motion to adjourn at 8:43 p.m. and there being no further business with a second from Karp the meeting adjourned by unanimous vote.

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