April 24, 2006

Plainview-Elgin-Millville Board of Education
April 24, 2006
6:00pm – rSchool Today presentation
7:00pm
Elgin-Millville High School Library

Attendance: Rich Hall, Carol Goergen, LaVonne Beck, Erika Hippe, Ross Mattke, Eric Bartleson, Rita Young, Sue Tangen, Mikel Wheeler, Carol Cravath, Lynn Zabel, Don Pavelka, Jane Timm, Brad Erwin, Tedd Kruger. Absent: Sheri Sexton Visitors: Marcia Schultz, Eileen Kronebusch, Marie Goede, Lavern Deming, Barb Kingsley, Deb Thiel, Tina Keilholtz, Kevin Keilholtz, Bonnie VanPutten, Paul Chick, Darci Fenske, Scott Flattum, Karen Back, Don Carlson, Matt Anderson, Theodora DePompolo, Darlene Stephen, Shirley Ponto, Sarah Westholm, Dean Hetzel, Dave Nelson, Tami Folkert, Jayme Sundby, Perry Rynders, Mitch McNallan, Keenan Judd, Melissa Aakre, Ralph Ratz, Karl Wurst and Jolene Wurst. (some others were in attendance, but the names were not legible.)

Meeting was called to order by Vice Chair Young at 7:00pm.

Pledge of Allegiance was recited.

Moved by Kruger, seconded by Hall to approve the agenda as presented. Motion passed unanimously.

Public Comment: There were concerns brought up about transportation, medicine distribution to students and food service.

Moved by Hippe, seconded by Cravath to approve the minutes from the March 20th meeting as amended. Motion passed unanimously.

Superintendent Bartleson gave an overview of the following policies for the first time: 104, 214, 401, 402, 406, 407, 410, 413, 417, 418, 419, 420, 501, 502, 514, 515, 516, 521, 522, 526, 531 and 532.

Moved by Cravath, seconded by Hall to approve the following district policies: 101, 101.1, 102 and 103. Motion passed unanimously.

Moved by Wheeler, seconded by Kruger to approve Taher, Inc. for food service in the amount of: $505,408. YES: Beck, Cravath, Erwin, Goergen, Hall, Kruger, Timm, Wheeler, Young, Zabel NO: Hippe, Pavelka, Tangen Motion passed.

Moved by Kruger, seconded by Zabel to accept the Dashir bid for custodial and maintenance work. YES: Kruger, Pavelka, Wheeler, Young, Zabel NO: Beck, Cravath, Erwin, Goergen, Hall, Hippe, Tangen, Timm Motion denied.

Moved by Cravath, seconded by Wheeler to approve the bus bid submitted by Bernard Bus Company in the amount of: $625,024.60 for the 2006-2007 school year and a 3% increase for 2007-2008 school year. Motion passed unanimously.

Moved by Hall, seconded by Kruger to approve the bid from Mavo for $54,280 for the asbestos removal. Motion passed unanimously.

Obtaining a chain link fence around Eckstein Field was discussed.

HVAC bid opening was discussed and changed to May 2nd in the Plainview School Board Room. There will be a special meeting on May 8th to approve the HVAC bids in the E-M High School Library. Another meeting was scheduled for April 27th at 4:30pm to discuss the custodial/maintenance program.

Moved by Hall, seconded by Cravath to approve Becca Snyder’s request for child care leave. Motion passed unanimously.

Resignation information was discussed. The administration will analyze any resignations that come through to see if there is a need to rehire for those positions.

Moved by Tangen, seconded by Hippe to table the School Resource Officer proposal for the next meeting until they have more information. Motion passed unanimously.

Moved by Hall, seconded by Pavelka to adopt the rSchool Today program for $9,220 with Community Education picking up $5,000 of the cost. Motion passed unanimously.

Moved by Kruger, seconded by Pavelka to approve the technology proposal as follows: 100MB Fiber Optics connecting all buildings – US Cable - Cost per month is - $1,500; 3MB Internet Connection – US Cable - Cost per month is - $1,121; Total Monthly Cost - $2,621 - Contract Length – 7 years; HP Proliant ML350 G4P Server Hardware - Total Cost - $4,005.43; Windows 2003 Server Software & Workstation Licenses - Total Cost - $2,255.00; Total Server + Software Cost: $6,260.43. NO: Beck, Goergen, Hall, Hippe YES: Cravath, Kruger, Pavelka, Tangen, Timm, Wheeler, Young, Zabel ABSTAIN: Erwin Motion passes.

Leasing laptops for the elementary teachers was discussed. The board directed Matt Anderson to get more information and quotes and bring back to the board in the near future.

Eileen Kronebusch reported on the April early out.

A preschool presentation and update was given by Eileen Kronebusch.

Moved by Hippe, seconded by Tangen to table the Title IX plan of action until the May 22nd P-E-M Board Meeting.

Moved by Hall, seconded by Kruger to approve the coaching recommendations as follows: Keith Fee-Head Boys Soccer; Paul Chick-Head Girls Track and Field; Mike Jeppson & Steve Hinrichs-7th grade football; Mike Matiash & TBD-8th grade football; Craig Ihrke & Kevin Lamb-10th grade football; Michael Heppner-JV Girls Soccer; Andrew Faller-JrHi Girls Soccer; Kristi Ranta-B Squad Volleyball; Jen Garin-8th grade volleyball; Quinn Rasmussen-B Squad Boys Basketball; Bill Theisen-9th grade Boys Basketball; Jerry Kaiser-7th grade Boys Basketball; Quinn Rasmussen-B Squad Baseball; Jen Garin-B Squad Softball; Kurt Boyum, Mike Jeppson, Denine Voegeli & Dave Diesslin-Assistants for Track and Field; Mike Besse-Golf Assistant. YES: Beck, Cravath, Goergen, Hall, Hippe, Kruger, Pavelka, Timm, Wheeler, Young, Zabel NO: Erwin, Tangen Motion passed.

Moved by Hall, seconded by Cravath to adopt the membership for the Minnesota State High School League (MSHSL). Motion passed unanimously.

The proposal from Dover-Eyota for pairing in boys’ soccer was discussed. The board will wait to make a decision until the numbers at fall sign up are in.

Moved by Hippe, seconded by Hall to approve summer band lessons as follows: 4 weeks-the last week of July through the third week in August-Mondays through Thursdays and Fridays in Millville. Motion passed unanimously.

Moved by Cravath, seconded by Goergen to approve the Spanish trip per the letter received from Jennifer Simon. NO: Kruger, Pavelka, Wheeler, Zabel YES: Beck Cravath, Erwin, Goergen, Hall, Hippe, Tangen, Timm, Young
Motion passes.

Building Trades update was given Bill Ihrke.

Superintendent Bartleson gave a presentation on the enrollment projections, 2006-2007 budget update and the legislative update.

An update was given regarding the district office remodeling plan.

Moved by Kruger, seconded by Hall to adjourn @ 11:48pm. Motion passed unanimously.



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