Kittson Central Board Meeting – January 30, 2019
Kittson Central Board Meeting
January 30, 2019
The Board of Education of #2171 met in regular session January 30, 2019 at 8:00 p.m. in the Kittson Central boardroom. Members present were Mike Sugden, Crisa Mortenson, Mike Olsonawski, Amanda Pinnock, and Mark Johnson. Also present were Superintendent Jaszczak, Jami Carr, Randy Weberg, Lindsey Gullickson and Stephanie Hanson.
The meeting was called to order by Sugden. Election of officers was held. A motion was made to leave officers as is by Mortenson seconded by Olsonawski. Motion carried. The agenda was approved by Johnson, seconded by Kuznia. Motion carried. Minutes from December 19, 2018 were presented. Motion to accept minutes by Mortenson, second by Johnson. Motion carried. The bills having been audited and found correct were ordered to be paid. Post payment bills (hand payables) were approved for $17,710.59. Prepayment bills for $91,537.97. Payroll Electronic Fund Transfers in the amount of $199,458.61, Payroll Checks in the amount of $46,928.36. Donations of $702.60.
End of the month balances were:
on a motion to approve by Olsonawski, second by Kuznia. Motion carried.
Mrs. Carr talked about the One Act Play competition that was held on January 26th in the auditorium. A judge emailed and said that it went well for our first time hosting. Lancaster had a water issue over the weekend of January 20th and will need to replace some gym flooring and sheet rock. A revised schedule has been implemented until repairs have been made which is hopefully around 2/11.
A resolution authorizing the issuance of Certificates of Election was presented. Motion of accept by Kuznia and seconded by Pinnock. Motion carried.
Motion to set the board meeting date on the 4th Wednesday of the month by Mortenson, seconded by Olsonawski. Motion carried.
Motion to set board salaries at $50 per meeting and board chair receives an additional $300 per year by Olsonawski, second by Kuznia. Motion carried.
Motion to have the Kittson County Enterprise as the designated newspaper by Mortenson, second by Pinnock. Motion carried.
Designed depositories are UVA, AFB, Kodabank, PMA Financial and MSDLAF. Motion by Johnson, seconded by Mortenson. Motion carried.
Board committees were presented with the adjustment of Johnson to the NWRIC and Pinnock to all positions held by Katie Langen. Motion Olsonawski, seconded Pinnocki. Motion carried.
Resignation of Head Custodian, Robert Klegstad, with his official last day as 1/31 was presented. Motion to accept by Mortenson, second by Kuznia. Motion carried.
Motion to hire Roxanne Ogorek as the assistant cook by Pinnock, second by Kuznia. Motion carried.
Motion to approve the rehiring of Jillayne Kraska on a retired teacher contract by Mortenson, second by Pinnock. Motion carried.
Motion to approve both the certified and non-certified seniority lists with changes allowed by Johnson, second by Kuznia. Motion carried.
Resolution for Recommendations for Staff and Program Reductions was presented. Motion to approve by Johnson, second by Mortenson. Motion carried.
First reading of the 600 series policies was presented. Motion to accept the first reading by Pinnock, second by Kuznia. Motion carried.
Superintendent Jaszczak talked about the One Act Play competition being a fun thing to host. The new door system is going well with a noticeable decrease in traffic. Amanda Pinnock completed Phase 2 training in the cities. The weather has caused a bit of disruption with cancellations. Grades 4-6 will be departmentalizing next year and there will be some decisions that need to be made on now that will breakdown and who will be teaching which subjects. Teachers and administration are researching a new math curriculum. Elementary interviews will be held on Friday 2/1 for the openings next year. Custodian interviews held that night, with a couple good candidates. No decision made at this time.
Next meeting is February 27th at 8pm
Motion to adjourn Olsonawski, second Pinnock. Motion carried.
(March 6, 2019)