Kittson Central Board Meeting July 24, 2019

Kittson Central Board Meeting
July 24, 2019
The Board of Education of #2171 met in regular session July 24, 2019 at 8:00 p.m. in the Kittson Central High School Library. Members present were Mike Sugden, Mike Olsonawski, Eric Ristad, Matt Kuznia and Mark Johnson. Also present were Superintendent Jaszczak, Margie Holmgren, and Amanda Younggren.
The meeting was called to order by Sugden. The agenda was approved by Ristad,  seconded by Johnson. Motion carried. Minutes from June 19, 2019 were presented. Motion to accept minutes by Olsonawski,  second by Kuznia. Motion carried. The bills having been audited and found correct were ordered to be paid. Post payment bills (hand payables) were approved for $60,642.15. Prepayment bills for $45,395.16 for the final 18/19 school year and $191,737.75 for the 19/20 school year. Payroll Electronic Fund Transfers in the amount of $220,902.62, Payroll Checks in the amount of $77,617.42. Donations of $0.
End of the month balances were:
01    $2,704,313.84
02    $(10,438.74)
04    $(30,187.39)
06    $152,609.29
07    $272,463.30
08    $44,187.34
Totals    $3,132,947.64
on a motion to approve by Johnson, second Olsonawski. Motion carried.
A recommendation to raise elementary and high school lunch prices by $0.10 to meet the USDA and MDE minimum price was presented. Motion to approve the lunch prices by Kuznia, second Ristad. Motion carried.
A recommendation for activity pass prices to remain unchanged was presented. Motion to approve Johnson, second Olsonawski. Motion carried.
A recommendation to accept Food Service of America’s milk bid was presented based on lowest cost of most items and conveniences due to already having weekly food deliveries. Motion to approve Ristad, second Kuznia. Motion carried.
A recommendation to accept Johnson Oil’s fuel bid was presented. Motion to approve Olsonawski, second Kuznia. Johnson abstained. Motion carried.
A recommendation to keep the teacher sub the same at $110/day was presented. Motion to approve Ristad, second Olsonawski. Motion carried.
A recommendation to approve the mileage reimbursement at the federal rate of $.58/mile or $0.29 if a school vehicle is available and a personal vehicle is driven. The federal rate may change in January. Motion to approve Kuznia, second Johnson. Motion carried.
A recommendation to approve the nursing contract with KMCHC for one day per week was presented. Motion to approve Ristad, second Kuznia. Motion carried.
A recommendation to accept the Long-Term Facilities Maintenance plan was presented. This plan is for ten years, but is revised annually, and is required to be in place to be able to levy for LTFM. Motion to approve Ristad, second Olsonawski. Motion carried.
The Second Reading of Policy 713 Student Activity Accounting was presented. Motion to approve Johnson, second Olsonawski. Motion carried.
The First Reading Assorted Policies 419 Tobacco Free Environment, 532 Use of Peace Officers to Remove Students with IEP’s from School Grounds, 603 Curriculum Development, 611 Home Schooling, 616 School District Accountability, 618 Assessment of Student Achievement and 624 Online Learning Options were presented. Motion to approve olsonawski, second Ristad. Motion carried.
A recommendation to approve Emily Kuzel as Katie Maaninga’s long-term sub was presented. Emily has some special education experience to assist in this position. She will work from the teacher workshop days until Katie returns to work mid October. Motion to approve Ristad, second Kuznia. Motion carried.
Superintendent Jaszczak gave building updates including new flooring in the lounge, english classroom and office and shop light upgrades to LED which will be completed prior to school starting. The auditorium is busy the next couple weeks with Emily’s Dance Studio performances and Prairie Fire Theatre. The potential for a parking lot to better accommodate the auditorium was discussed and requires further research.
Next meeting is August 28th, 2019 at 8pm.
Motion to adjourn Ristad, second Johnson. Motion carried.
Amanda Younggren
Business Manager
(September 4, 2019)
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