Kittson Central Board Meeting
April 29, 2020
The Board of Education of #2171 met in regular session April 29, 2020 at 8:00 p.m. in an online Zoom meeting. Members present were Mike Sugden, Crisa Mortenson, Mike Olsonawski, Amanda Pinnock, Eric Ristad, and Mark Johnson. Also present were Superintendent Jaszczak, Jami Carr, Susan Cadieux, Tina Turn, Cindy Stewart, Cory Waling, Brian Pastir, Sonja Klein, Kalli Peterson, Carrie Gjerde, Alex Lindegard, Grace Lamberson, Mitchell Docken,Cade Langen, Margie Holmgren and Stephanie Hanson.
The meeting was called to order by Superintendent Jaszczak. The agenda was approved by Pinnock, seconded by Mortenson. Motion carried. Minutes from March 25, 2019 were presented. Motion to accept minutes by Sugden, second by Pinnock. Motion carried. The bills having been audited and found correct were ordered to be paid. Post payment bills (hand payables) were approved for $29,982.98. Prepayment bills of $80,192.22. Payroll Electronic Fund Transfers in the amount of $225,419.11, Payroll Checks in the amount of $47,483.90.
End of the month balances were:
on a motion to approve by Mortenson, seconded by Sugden. Motion carried.
Johnson discussed there was a NWRIC meeting held early April vis zoom mainly talking about the operational way to go about things with the current situation. Nothing further was really discussed.
Mrs. Carr talked about Spring sports being called off by the MSHSL and they were determining at a later time what summer contact days were going to look like.
There was discussion on the abatement bond for the parking lots and what that would look like going forward the next couple months.
Renewal of the MSHSL membership was presented. Motion to approve by Johnson, second Pinnock. Motion carried.
Resignation of Junior High Volleyball coach was presented. Alana Scalese resigned due to life changes. Motion to accept Mortenson, second Sugden. Motion carried.
Resignation of Junior High Boys Basketball coach, Cory Waling, was presented. He wants to attend his own children’s activities next year. Motion to accept Pinnock, second Sugden. Motion carried.
Motion to designate the Identified Official with Authority to Authorize User Access to MDE as Superintendent Jaszczak was presented. Motion to approve by roll call vote with everyone in
attendance voting in favor. Motion carried.
A part time art teacher was discussed. Superintendent Jaszczak asked if there were any objections to advertising for .28 FTE position. There were no objections.
A motion to purchase a new 47 passenger school bus was presented. Motion to approve Ristad second Johnson. A roll call vote for approval with everyone in attendance in favor. Motion carried.
A motion to call for bids for the parking lots was presented. A roll call vote with everyone is attendance in favor. Motion carried.
Superintendent Jaszczak talked about the facilities walk around still should be able to happen since they are usually a small group doing them. The senior class trip was discussed with some ideas of how the money might be distributed if they are not able to have a trip. Graduation was also discussed and some
options discussed with the social distancing factor being utilized if something were to happen. Plans for both the trip and graduation will need to be made soon. Planning for distancing learning for the rest of the school year will be done Friday and Monday with things going pretty well given the circumstances.
Next meeting is May 27th at 8pm.
Motion to adjourn Mortenson, second Sugden. Motion carried.
Kittson Central School Board
May 14th, 2020
Kittson Central Auditorium
The Board of Education of #2171 met in an emergency meeting May 14th, 2020 at 5:15 p.m. in an online Zoom meeting. 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, Kayla Hanson, Brian Pastir, Rod Stark, Stacie Johnson, Diane Younggren, Margie Holmgren, Sonja Klein, JoyBeth Olson, Susan Cadieux, Tina Turn, Anna Jauhola, Mark Christenson, Kristi Nigg, Ava Mortenson and Amanda Younggren.
The meeting was called to order by Superintendent Jaszczak. Plans for graduation were discussed. Initial plans were to use the auditorium with screening at the entrance and proper spacing. MSBA has strongly advised against any gatherings in the building. The backup plan is to have a ceremony in the cul-de-sac. Recommended safety precautions including limited attendance, proper spacing, and wearing masks will be followed. Ristad made a motion to proceed with the graduation ceremony in the cul-de-sac, second Pinnock. Motion carried.
Motion to adjourn Olsonawski, second Pinnock. Motion carried.
Amanda Younggren, Recording Clerk
(June 3, 2020)
Kittson Central Board Meeting