Kittson Central Board Meeting October 23, 2019

Kittson Central Board Meeting
October 23, 2019
The Board of Education of #2171 met in regular session October, 23, 2019 at 8:00 p.m. in the Kittson Central High School Library. Members present were Mike Sugden, Crisa Mortenson,Mike Olsonawski, Amanda Pinnock, Eric Ristad, Matt Kuznia and Mark Johnson. Also present were Superintendent Jaszczak, Jami Carr, Bailey Peterson, Brian Pastir,  Anna Jauhola and Stephanie Hanson.
The meeting was called to order by Sugden. The agenda was approved by Mortenson,  seconded by Pinnock. Motion carried. Minutes from September 25, 2019 were presented. Motion to accept minutes by Ristad,  second by Mortenson. Motion carried. The bills having been audited and found correct were ordered to be paid. Post payment bills (hand payables) were approved for $7,050.73. Prepayment bills of $54,385.38. Activity Fund Post Payments of $1,697.46 and prepayments of $5,849.40. Payroll Electronic Fund Transfers in the amount of $206,908.98, Payroll Checks in the amount of $36,620.72.
End of the month balances were:
01        $2,776,137.44
02        $(1,874.23)
04        $30,597.12
06        $152,609.29
07        $286,721.94
08        $45,473.34
Totals    $3,289,664.90
on a motion to approve by Olsonawski, second Kuznia. Motion carried.
Mrs. Carr talked about playoffs starting with football losing on Tuesday ending their season and volleyball still playing Thursday with a home game. The Medora Musical was last weekend with 146 tickets sold. People enjoyed the show. The hospital will be utilizing the auditorium for their fall fundraiser on November 19th.
Brady Martz auditor Tracee Bruggeman presented the audit via Skype. The auditors had an unmodified opinion for the year. Motion to accept the audit Pinnock, second Mortenson. Motion carried.
Resolution to Establish Combined Polling Precincts was presented. Precincts are Kennedy Community Center and the Hallock City Hall. Motion to approve Ristad, second Pinnock. Motion carried.
A recommendation to accept the resignation of JH Girls basketball coach Jim Scalese was presented. Motion to approve Kuznia, second Mortenson. Motion carried.
A recommendation to hire Mark Bernstrom for the JH Girls basketball coach was presented. Motion to approve Olsonawski, second Ristad. Motion carried.
A recommendation to approve the 2019-21 Sports Cooperative Salary Schedule with a two percent increase each year of the two year agreement. Motion to approve Mortenson, second Kuznia with Sugden and Johnson abstaining. Motion carried.
A recommendation to close the activity account at United Valley Bank and move the accounts to American Federal was presented. Motion to approve Ristad, second Kuznia.
Superintendent Jaszczak talked about the need to repave the arena parking lot. This could possibly be done at the same time additional parking is added for the auditorium. There is an abatement bond for these sorts of projects. He will be looking into this. With the completion of the auditorium there had been discussion of giving it a name in the past and he asked if there were any objections to having a plaque made to hang out front with the name of the auditorium being the Miller Auditorium. Concerts are coming up. He attended the Math Contest that day in Bemidji with 21 kids attending.  Brick repairs on the building will be done by Grindland in the next week or two depending on the weather. The new air handler has been ordered but likely won’t be installed until December.
Next meeting is November 27, 2019
Motion to adjourn Olsonawski, second Pinnock. Motion carried.
Stephanie Hanson
Recording Clerk
(December 4, 2019)
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