Kittson Central Board Meeting November 27, 2019

Kittson Central Board Meeting
November 27, 2019
The Board of Education of #2171 met in regular session November 27, 2019 at 5:15 p.m. in the Kittson Central High School Library. Members present were Mike Sugden, Crisa Mortenson, Amanda Pinnock, Eric Ristad, Matt Kuznia and Mark Johnson. Also present were Superintendent Jaszczak, Jami Carr, Tina Turn,  Anna Jauhola and Stephanie Hanson.
The meeting was called to order by Sugden. The agenda was approved by Mortenson,  seconded by Ristad. Motion carried. Minutes from October 23, 2019 were presented. Motion to accept minutes by Kuznia,  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 $12,865.48. Prepayment bills of $54,787.48. Activity Fund Post Payments of $ .00 and prepayments of $934.95. Payroll Electronic Fund Transfers in the amount of $257,984.25, Payroll Checks in the amount of $42,754.72. Donations of $2,326.00
End of the month balances were:
01          $(7,363.12)
04        $25,830.04
06                                $152,609.29
07                                $323,862.89
08                                  $45,626.34
Totals        $3,371,087.13
on a motion to approve by Mortenson, second Pinnock. Motion carried.
A concern was brought up regarding the consistency of communication, primarily for elementary age students. People have become used to paper notes going home with students. Facebook is frequently used, but not everyone has Facebook, so there is a need to determine a better way to communicate events with parents.
There was a sports coop meeting discussing scheduling of games and working around concerts in December.
Mrs. Carr talked about the lull between sports seasons ending and getting into full swing this next week. The hospital fundraiser has been postponed with no new date at this time. Drama wrapped up on Monday with their Dinner Theatre which was a great success. 150 tickets were sold for the meal and and additional tickets were available for the play only.
A recommendation to approve the World’s Best Workforce Summary was presented. This is an annual report that must be presented to MDE by December 15th. Motion to approve Johnson, second Mortenson. Motion carried.
Superintendent Jaszczak talked about the live streaming of events in the auditorium. He will be looking into that more. MSBA is January 16 & 17 and he was wondering who was interested in attending. Parking lot addition along with the arena parking lot repair is also being looked into with hopes of starting this coming summer.
Next meeting is December 18th 2019 along with the Truth and Taxation meeting.
Motion to adjourn by Ristad, second by Mortenson. Motion carried.
Stephanie Hanson
Recording Clerk
(December 25, 2019)
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