January 8, 2007

Plainview-Elgin-Millville
Independent School District No. 2899
Board Of Education
January 8, 2006

The School Board of Independent School District No. 2899, Plainview, MN met in a regular session on Monday, January 8, 2007. Members present: Lynn Zabel, Sue Tangen, Rita Young, Carol Cravath, Jane Timm, Rich Hall, Michael Hamilton, Stacy Fox, Erika Hippe, Sheri Sexton and Eric Bartleson. Visitors: Jan Sackreiter, Eileen Kronebusch, Rob Sexton, Nancy LeBeau, Andrew LeBeau, Melissa NcNallan, Bonnie VanPutten, Craig Ihrke and Jeff Henry.

Called to order at 7pm by Superintendent Bartleson, Ex-Officio.

Pledge of Allegiance was recited.

New members sworn in by Superintendent Bartleson.

Moved by Timm, seconded by Hamilton to approve the agenda as amended. Motion passed unanimously.

Nominations for Chairperson were Carol Cravath and Sheri Sexton.

Ballot voting was done. Sexton was elected Chairperson.

Nominations for Vice Chair were: Carol Cravath, Rita Young and Jane Timm.

Ballot voting was done. Timm was elected Vice Chair.

Nominations for Clerk/Treasurer were: Lynn Zabel and Rich Hall.

Ballot voting was done. Hall was elected Clerk/Treasurer.

Moved by Young, seconded by Hall to appoint Marcia Schultz as the Deputy Clerk. Motion passed unanimously.

Moved by Young, seconded by Cravath to approve the designation of official depositories, electronic transfer authorization and authorization of facsimile signatures of checks. Motion passed unanimously.

Moved by Hall, seconded by Young to use the previous signature stamp until the new one arrives. Motion passed unanimously.

Moved by Timm, seconded by Tangen to approve the official newspaper as the Plainview News. Motion passed unanimously.

Moved by Cravath, seconded by Hall to approve the following as our legal firms: Ratwik, Roszak & Maloney Law Firm, Knutson, Flynn and Deans Law Firm and Kennedy and Graven Law Firm. Motion passed unanimously.

Moved by Young, seconded by Timm to give authorization to Eric Bartleson to Execute and File Application for State and Federally Funded Programs. Motion passed unanimously.

Moved by Hall, seconded by Cravath to approve the board salaries at $1,500/year and the Chairperson will receive $1,800/year. Motion passed unanimously.

Moved by Hamilton, seconded by Hippe to keep the school board meeting dates and location for the second Monday of every month in the school board room located in Plainview with the time changing to 6pm. Motion passed unanimously.

Moved by Cravath, seconded by Fox to approve the Board committee assignments as presented. Motion passed unanimously.

Recognition of Paraprofessional Week and JrHi Students of the month.

Technology Report.

Administration Reports.

Board Committee/Workshop Report.

Public Comment.

Moved by Young, seconded by Timm to approve the consent agenda consisting of the following: Approval of the December 11th board minutes as amended; January bills and treasurer’s report; Policy 806-Crisis Management Policy. Motion passed unanimously.

Moved by Hamilton, seconded by Zabel to approve Policy 806 with a request to have it brought back next month with any updates. Motion passed unanimously.

Crisis Management discussion on sheltering of students not addressed in Elgin.

2006-2007 seniority list discussed.

The school property was discussed. Mr. Bartleson was given the approval to check out more on the land to see if any classes would have an interest in doing class projects on the school property.

Moved by Hamilton, seconded by Timm to approve PAMC funding. Motion passed unanimously.

Moved by Hall, seconded by Hippe to approve the budget revision as presented. Motion passed unanimously.

Moved by Hall, seconded by Fox to approve the employment of school board members. Yes: Fox, Hall, Hippe, Sexton, Timm, Young, Zabel Abstain: Cravath, Hamilton, Tangen

Moved by Hippe, seconded by Young to approve the establishment of purchasing authority for 2007-2008. Motion passed unanimously.

Moved by Timm, seconded by Hamilton to authorize the Development of Specifications and Bid Documents for Replacement of Various Roofs on the Plainview K-3 and 9-12 building.

School board retreat was set for February 26 from 5 – 9pm.

Moved by Cravath, seconded by Timm to approve the acceptance of gifts and grants.

Moved by Hall, seconded by Young to approve the 5 year curriculum review schedule. Motion passed unanimously.

Moved by Timm, seconded by Tangen to approve the College in the School Proposal. Motion passed unanimously.

Board Member comments.

Moved by Tangen, seconded by Fox to adjourn the meeting at 9:46pm. Motion passed unanimously.



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