Underwood School Board May Meeting 2018

The Underwood School Board Regular May meeting was held Monday, May 21, 2018 in the Conference Room. Present were Board Members John Wold, Rebe-kah Meder, Michele Peterson, Ardy Johansen, Mandy Rich and Kyle Sem, Superintendent Jeremiah Olson, Principal John Hamann, Community Ed Director Anne Stenoien, Dean of Students/Activities Director Brian Hovland and Business Manager Margie Thieschafer.  Absent:  None.  Others present included: Desiree Frie, Crystal Hoekstra, TJ Pelanek, Lora Marfell, Mya Bye, Justin Ohren, Cory Samp, Patience Armstrong, Ann Lewis, Kathy Burgau, Gaylene Smith, Lori Bredenberg, Dave Kuehn and Tammy Mark.
Peterson, Chair, called the meeting to order at 6:30 p.m. with a quorum present. Mo-tion to approve the  agenda (Wold/Meder: MCU).  Motion to approve minutes of the April 16, 2018 Regular meeting and April 16, 19, 20, 24 and 27, 2018 Special meetings (Rich/Sem: MCU). The following donations were ac-knowledged for Summer Rec-reation: Farmers State Bank $500, Otter Tail Power $100, Park Region Telephone $200, VFW Post #612 $250 and Eagles Aerie #2339 $500.  Thanks for your generous donations.
Motion to approve payment of the April and May computer generated checks #47448-47489 and the April electronic payments totaling $292,610.14 (Johansen/Sem:MCU). Total expenditures in April by fund were General $402,889.13; Food Service $30,118.07; Community Service $15,491.57  and Debt Service $0.00; for a total of $448,498.77.
Visitor comments: Lora Marfell read a letter from Underwood Music Boosters.
Patience Armstrong gave an update from the Gymnastic Boosters.
Motion to accept resignation of Mrs. LaVoi Elementary Teacher (Rich/Johansen: MCU).
Motion to accept resignation as Parent Educator for Mrs. Hoekstra with thank you for service (Wold/Meder:  MCU).
Motion to approve membership into the Minnesota State High School League for 2108-2019 (Johansen/Wold:  MCU).
Motion to approve Handbooks for 2018-2019 (Wold/ Rich:  MCU).
Motion to approve 2018-2019 School Budget (Johan-sen/Sem:  MCU).
Motion to hire Carly Jensen as Elementary Teacher starting 2018-2019 school year. (Johansen/Meder:  MCU).
Motion to hire Dana Flint as Music Teacher starting 2018-2019 school year (Johansen/Wold: MC.  Voting For: Johansen, Peterson and Sem; Voting Against Rich and Wold. Meder abstained from vote).
Staff Appreciation Expenditure Discussion.
Committee reports were given.  Johansen reported on Region I and Lakes Country Service Cooperative; Meder reported on the Underwood Education Community Foundation, Rich reported on Parent Advisory; Wold reported on Fergus Falls Area Special Education Cooperative, Peterson on next Superintendent contract and Sem on Long Range Planning.
  Stenoien gave the Community Ed Director report. Hamann gave the Principal report.  Olson gave the Superintendent report.
Motion to adjourn (Rich/ Sem:  MCU). Meeting ad-journed at 7:14 p.m.
John Wold, Clerk
(This publication constitutes the legal printing June 27, 2018 of the official minutes of this meeting.)