Kittson Central Board Meeting
August 24th, 2022
The Board of Education of #2171 met in regular session at 8:00 p.m. in the Kittson Central boardroom. Members present were Eric Ristad, Crisa Mortenson, Mike Olsonawski, Matt Kuznia, Teal Plaine, Amanda Pinnock and Mark Johnson. Also present were Superintendent Jaszczak, Jami Carr, Janet Swenson and Margie Holmgren.
The meeting was called to order by Ristad. The agenda was approved by Johnson, second by Plaine. Motion carried. Minutes from July 27th, 2022 were presented. Motion to accept minutes by Mortenson, 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 $143,866.17. Prepayment bills of $43,522.99. Activity Fund Balance of $73,806.24. Payroll Electronic Fund Transfers in the amount of $183,384.42. Payroll Checks in the amount of $41,100.63.
on a motion to approve by Johnson, second by Kuznia. Motion carried.
The NWRIC held a meeting and all position openings were filled and regular business was taken care of.
There was a sports cooperative meeting held and there was discussion on uniform rotation and the fall sports seasons
Mrs. Carr talked about fall sports being underway. At this point the final decision between having a Bantams team or JV Hockey team has yet to be made. There should be clarity on the issue shortly.
The Truth and Taxation meeting date is set for December 21st, 2022 to coincide with the monthly meeting.
A recommendation to approve the retired teacher contract for FACS was presented. Diane has been returning for 10 years. Motion to approve PInnock, second Mortenson. Motion carried.
A recommendation to approve the contract for retired teacher Brian Pastir for a one year contract was presented. Motion to approve Plaine, second Johnson. Motion carried.
A recommendation to approve the hiring of Catie Jerome as the C team volleyball coach was presented. Motion to approve Mortenson, second Olsonawski. Motion carried.
A recommendation to approve the resignation of Jim Scalese as the Assistant Football Coach was presented. Motion to approve Plaine, second Olsonawski. Motion carried.
A recommendation to approve the resolution calling a general election for school board members. Motion to approve Johnson, second Olsonawski. Motion carried.
A recommendation to approve the E-Learning Plan as presented. These will only be used as a last resort.
Motion to approve Plaine, second Olsonawski. Motion carried.
A recommendation to approve the raising of staff lunches to $5.00 due to MDE specifying lunches couldn’t be below $4.95. Motion to approve Mortenson, second Pinnock. Motion carried.
Superintendent Jaszczak talked about workshop days coming up. Patrick Sobolik started Monday, 8/22/22. The CDC has updated Covid guidelines for this fall. He is working on getting the new students into Synergy and teachers their student assignments as well. Enrollment is looking to be 233 on the first day of school.
Next board meeting is September 28th at 8pm.
Motion to adjourn by Pinnock, second by Kuznia. Motion carried.
(October 5, 2022)