Battle Lake School Board July 9, 2018 Minutes

The school board of ISD #542 Battle Lake, met in regular session on Monday July 9, 2018 in the media center. The meeting was called to order by Chair Paul Ness at 6:30 p.m. Members present:  Steve Young, Sam Bellig, Paul Ness, Wes Hull, and Blaine Larson. Members absent: Sheila Newark.  Others in attendance were Jeff Drake, Ryan Severson, David Marso, Krys Marso and Elizabeth Klintworth. All in attendance recited the Pledge of Allegiance.
Motion to approve the agenda as revised. (Larson/Bellig) UC.
Motion to adopt the minutes form the regular June meeting as printed. (Hull/Young) UC.
Motion to approve and pay the following: Checks #52764 – #52844 in the amount of $145,806.29,  payroll checks # 21636-#21643 in the amount of $4540.76 and the electronic fund transfers for the month of June in the amount of $308,746.40. (Hull/Larson) UC.
David Marso gave his Activities Director’s report.
Motion to approve the Treasurer’s report as read.  (Larson/ Hull) UC.
Ryan Severson gave his High School Principal’s and Technology Coordinator’s Report. A copy of which is on file in the district office.
Jeff Drake gave the Elementary Principal’s Report and the Superintendent’s report. A copy is on file in the district office.
Motion to approve for a second and final reading the addendum to the attendance policy, a revision to the grade promotion policy and an addendum to the policy on overdue lunch account balances. Copies of those policies are on file in the district office. (Young/Hull) UC.
Motion to accept the resolution for the Educational Broadband Service as presented. Roll call vote was taken. Those voting in favor: Young, Bellig, Ness, Hull and Larson. Those voting against the same: None.  Resolution was duly accepted and passed. A copy is on file in the district office.
No action at this time on the classified staff wage discussion.
Motion to accept the letter of resignation from Dan Peterka without the leave of absence clause. (Hull/Larson) UC.
Motion to accept the letter of retirement from Sue Taylor. (Bellig/Young) UC.
Motion to accept the recommendation from administration on the hiring of Steve Barsness as custodian. (Young/Larson) UC
Motion to call for quotes on Milk and related products for the 2018-19 school year and to act upon those bids at the August 13, 2018 meeting. (Bellig/Hull)  UC.
Motion to set fees/prices for the 2018-19 school year as presented. All fees and prices will remain the same as the prior year except for student and adult lunch prices. Those fees are all increased by 10 cents. A list of all fees and prices is available from the school office.  (Young/ Bellig).
  Motion to approve the authorization for Electronic Fund Transfers as presented.  That document is on file at the bank and in the school district office. (Larson/Hull) UC.
Motion to accept the 10 year LTFM plan as reviewed. (Bellig/Hull)  UC.
Motion to accept the updated classified staff handbook as presented. (Hull/Larson) UC.
Motion to accept the recommendation from Head of Building and Grounds to award the quote to Shiffler for new cafeteria tables at the cost of $18,643.01. (Bellig/Young) UC.
Motion to accept the donation from Everts Township for summer rec in the amount of $500.  (Hull/Young) UC.
Motion to renew membership with MSBA for the 2018-19 in the amount of $3790. (Young/ Bellig) UC.
With no more items of business left on the agenda, Chair Paul Ness called the meeting adjourned at 7:40 p.m.
Sam Bellig, Clerk of ISD #542
(This publication constitutes the legal printing August 22, 2018 of the official minutes of this meeting.)