July 10, 2006

Plainview-Elgin-Millville Board of Education
July 10, 2006 - 7pm
PEM JrHi Choir Room

Attendance: Sheri Sexton, Eric Bartleson, Rich Hall, Carol Goergen, LaVonne Beck, Rita Young, Sue Tangen, Mikel Wheeler, Carol Cravath, Don Pavelka (7:52pm) and Jane Timm. Absent: Erika Hippe, Tedd Kruger, Lynn Zabel and Brad Erwin . Visitors: Marcia Schultz, Eileen Kronebusch, Matt Anderson, Scott Flattum, Jan Sackreiter, Deb Theil, Mike Andring, Ken Zarling, Tim Tucker and Plainview News.

Meeting was called to order by Chairperson Sexton at 7:05pm.

Pledge of Allegiance was recited.

Moved by Young, seconded by Cravath to approve the agenda. Motion passed unanimously.

The following policies were read for a first viewing:
414 Mandated Reporting of Child Neglect or Physical or Sexual Abuse
415 Mandated Reporting of Maltreatment of Vulnerable Adults
416 Drug and Alcohol Testing
421 Gifts to Employees
422 Policies Incorporated by Reference
423 Employee-Student Relationships
424 License Status
504 Student Dress and Appearance
505 Distribution of Nonschool-Sponsored Materials on School Premises by Students and Employees
507 Corporal Punishment
508 Extended School Year for Certain Students with Individualized Education Programs
509 Enrollment of Nonresident Students

Moved by Cravath, seconded by Tangen to approve the second reading and approval of policies with the exception of
613-Graduation Requirements which will be postponed to the August meeting for consideration:
301 School District Administration
302 Superintendent
303 Superintendent Selection
304 Superintendent Contract, Duties, and Evaluation
305 Policy Implementation
306 Administrator Code of Ethics
403 Discipline, Suspension, and Dismissal of School District Employees
404 Employment Background Checks
405 Veteran’s Preference
408 Subpoena of a School District Employee
409 Employee Publications, Instructional Materials, Inventions, and Creations
412 Expense Reimbursement
425 Staff Development
Motion passed unanimously.

Moved by Hall, seconded by Cravath to approve all minutes of June 19 and 26 meetings. Motion passed unanimously.

Moved by Hall, seconded by Timm to postpone the board member representation on meetings until the August 14th meeting. Motion passed unanimously.

Moved by Beck, seconded by Hall to approve the school property and liability insurance presented by Ken Zarling and Tim Tucker with a premium of $73,288 from Continental Western Group. Motion passed unanimously.

Moved by Hall, seconded by Goergen to approve the capital expenditures as presented; projects and equipment with a General Fund expenditure of $112,237. A copy of the approved items to become a part of these minutes. Motion passed unanimously.

Moved by Beck, seconded by Wheeler to approve the Resolution for the Sale and Removal of the Gopher Kids Building. A copy of which will be attached and become part of these minutes. Motion passed unanimously.

Plainview-Elgin-Millville Community School
Plainview, MN

Sale of “Gopher Kids” Building

The Plainview-Elgin-Millville Community School board will receive sealed bids until 2pm,
Wednesday, August 9, 2006, for the sale of the “Gopher Kids” building located behind the
Plainview-Elgin-Millville High School Building at 500 West Broadway, Plainview, MN.
To inspect the building, contact Keenan Judd 507-951-8387 to set up a time.

The building is 36’ x 60’ with an 8’ x 14’ entry. Building to be sold in “as is” condition.
Bids will be considered by the Plainview-Elgin-Millville school board at the August 14, 2006
board meeting. The successful bidder will be required to remove the building from school
district property by September 1, 2006.

Sealed bids should clearly indicate the bid amount and be placed in a sealed envelope
marked Sale of “Gopher Kids” Building and returned to Eric Bartleson, 500 West Broadway,
Plainview, MN 55964.

The Plainview-Elgin-Millville Community School District reserves the right to accept
or reject any bid for any reason.

Moved by Timm, seconded by Tangen to approve the dates for Truth and Taxation of December 5th at 6pm and a continuation if needed on December 11th at 6pm. Motion passed unanimously.

Moved by Young, seconded by Cravath to approve the Health and Safety Attachment 99. Motion passed unanimously.

Moved by Goergen, seconded by Wheeler to approve the end of year bills as follows: Elgin-Millville = $141,121.76 and Plainview = $321,220.91. Motion passed unanimously.

Moved by Tangen, seconded by Goergen to approve the treasurer’s report as presented by Jan Sackreiter. Motion passed unanimously.

Moved by Wheeler, seconded by Young to approve the salary for PEM Board of $750 each for the time of July through December of the current year. Motion passed unanimously.

Public comment – none.

Moved by Cravath, seconded by Young to approve the agreement with the PEM Principals Association for 2006-2008. Motion passed unanimously.

Moved by Timm, seconded by Beck to accept the resignation from Janice Draxler with a “Thank You” to her for all the years of service to the district. Motion passed unanimously.

Moved by Young, seconded by Cravath to deny the Request for Leave of Absence by Mike Rathbun and accept his resignation. Motion passed unanimously.

Moved by Hall, seconded by Timm to approve the reassignment of Deb Thiel to the 4-6 building secretary. Motion passed unanimously.

Moved by Hall, seconded by Beck to approve the reassignment of Dorothy Sunken to .5 health services aide. Motion passed unanimously.

Moved by Beck, seconded by Timm to approve the lane changes of: Jeff Henry to MA+10 and Mike Matiash to MA. Motion passed unanimously.

Moved by Hall, seconded by Goergen to approve the hire of: Victoria Traun-Werner – Speech Language Pathologist; Peggy Seifert, Learning Disabilities Teacher; Chelsea Mir, DCD Teacher. Motion passed unanimously.

Technology update was given by Matt Anderson.

Moved by Tangen, seconded by Cravath to postpone the decision on approval of an additional cross country coach until the August board meeting. Motion passed unanimously.

Coaching/advisor update given by Scott Flattum.

Moved by Hall, seconded by Tangen to approve athletic passes for all employees and their spouses. Motion passed unanimously.

Pepsi contract update given by Scott Flattum.

Moved by Young, seconded by Timm to approve an extra $400 for the shipping of the gym wall mats. Motion passed unanimously.

Moved by Beck, seconded by Wheeler to approve Floor Sanders to do the PEM/Bulldog Name/Logo on the JrHi and high school floors in the amount of $6,268. Motion passed unanimously.

Superintendent report.

Board member comments – none.

Moved by Young, seconded by Cravath to adjourn the meeting at 9:28 pm. Motion passed unanimously.


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