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Kittson Central Board Meeting – Sept. 25, 2019

Kittson Central Board Meeting
September 25, 2019
The Board of Education of #2171 met in regular session September 25, 2019 at 8:00 p.m. in the Kittson Central High School Library.  Members present were Mike Sugden, Crisa Mortenson,Mike Olsonawski, Eric Ristad, Matt Kuznia and Mark Johnson.  Also present were Superintendent Jaszczak, Jami Carr, Tasha Dahl, Diane Younggren, Anna Jauhola and Stephanie Hanson.
The meeting was called to order by Sugden.  The agenda was approved by Johsnon,  seconded by Mortenson. Motion carried.  Minutes from August 28, 2019 were presented.  Motion to accept minutes by Ristad,  second by Kuzniai.  Motion carried.  The bills having been audited and found correct were ordered to be paid. Post payment bills (hand payables) were approved for $4,578.39.  Prepayment bills of $63,192.24.  Activity Fund Post Payments of $763.11 and prepayments of $3,459.57.  Payroll Electronic Fund Transfers in the amount of $173,811.19, Payroll Checks in the amount of $37,718.66. Donations of $2,100.
End of the month balances were:
01    $2,758,369.53
02    $4,161.60
04    $33,350.74
06    $152,609.29
07    $273,094.98
08    $45,187.34
Totals    $3,266,773.48
on a motion to approve by Olsonawski, second Kuznia.  Motion carried.
Mrs. Carr talked about homecoming week. Daily participation increased with an incentive from the student council for students voted best dressed.   There was a speaker today talking about the effects of vaping.  Secretary of State will be speaking to the 7-12 students on Friday.  The Medora Musical, made up of alumni staff,  is performing  October 19th at 7:30pm in the auditorium with a broadway theme.
A recommendation to certify the proposed levy at the maximum was proposed.  Motion by Ristad, second Mortenson.  Motion carried.
A recommendation to approve the Application to MSHSL Foundation which helps students who aren’t able to pay participation fees.  Motion to approve Johnson, second Kuznia.  Motion carried.
A recommendation to approve the contract with the KCEA as presented by the negotiations committee with a salary increase and health insurance increase.  Motion to accept by Ristad, second by Olsonawksi.  Motion carried with Mark Johnson abstaining.
A recommendation to approve the agreement of the American Federal Cash Management Sweep Agreement which updates signatories and approves the change from Denise Blomquist to Amanda Younggren.
A recommendation to approve the maternity leave of Tasha Dahl.  She is due mid November and intends to return after Christmas break.  Emily Kuzel will be the long term sub.  Motion to approve by Olsonawski, second by Mortenson.  Motion carried.
Superintendent Jaszczak talked the facilities report and some of the improvements and repairs that are in progress.  He talked about Grandparent’s Day being Friday and asked if any board member was available to assist in the grilling for the event.  He talked about possibly changing up Community Service Day a little bit due to staff limitations for leaf raking.  Fall sports playoffs are coming up shortly.  Enrollment has stayed consistent.  The intown bussing has been going well and been well received.
Next meeting is October 23, 2019 at 8pm.
Motion to adjourn Ristad, second Kuznia.  Motion carried.
Stephanie Hanson
Recording Clerk
(October 30, 2019)

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