Kittson Central Board Meeting
January 25th, 2023
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, Amanda Pinnock, Teal Plaine, Matt Kuznia and Mark Johnson. Also present were Superintendent Jaszczak, Jami Carr, Kari Jo Jensen, Kayla Hanson, Anna Jauhola and Stephanie Hanson.
The meeting was called to order by Superintendent Jaszczak. Election of officers was held. A motion to leave the officers as they were by Pinnock, second by Mortenson. Motion carried. The agenda was approved by Johnson second by Plaine. Motion carried. Minutes from December 21st, 2022 were presented. Motion to accept minutes by Mortenson, second by Olsonawski. Motion carried. The bills having been audited and found correct were ordered to be paid. Post payment bills (hand payables) were approved for $6,371.59. Prepayment bills of $82,122.24. Activity Fund Balance of $101,653.33. Payroll Electronic Fund Transfers in the amount of $279,196.47, Payroll Checks in the amount of $45,678.89. Donation of $1593.25
End of the month balances were:
on a motion to approve by Kuznia, seconded by Olsonawski. Motion carried.
There was a meet and confer meeting and the main thing discussed was the teacher schedule change and the adjustment to that.
Mrs. Carr talked about the winter sports being in full swing with hockey wrapping up in 2 ½ weeks. The One Act Play competition is Saturday in Warren. There was also discussion on where we stand with the potential girls hockey coop with Thief River Falls.
A recommendation to set the board meeting day, time, and place to the 4th Wednesday of the Month at 8 p.m. was presented. Motion to approve by Johnson, second by Plaine. Motion carried.
A recommendation to leave board salaries at $50 per meeting with the chairman receiving an additional $300 per year was presented. Motion to approve by Johnson, second by Pinnock. Motion carried.
A recommendation to designate the Kittson County Enterprise as our Official Newspaper was presented. Motion to approve Pinnock, second Kuznia. Motion carried.
Designated depositories are UVB, AFB, PMA Financial and MSDLAF. Motion to remain the same by Olsonawski, second Johnson. Motion carried.
Board committees were presented. Motion to leave committees the same with a couple corrections by Mortenson, second Olsonawski. Motion carried.
A recommendation to approve the Seniority lists as presented. A motion to approve the Certified and Non-Certified lists by Johnson, seconded by Johnson, second by Mortenson. Motion carried.
A recommendation to approve the resignation of Judy Shuck effective October 27th 2023 was presented. Motion to approve Pinnock, second Olsonawski. Motion carried.
A recommendation to approve the Resolution -Recommendations for Staff and Program Reductions as presented. Motion to approve Mortenson, seconde Pinnock. Motion carried.
Superintendent Jaszczak talked about the preliminary calendar for next year having an extra day in the initial draft. That calendar will be presented at the next board meeting. Kittson Healthcare called and asked about allowing nursing home residents to attend games free of charge. Lancaster was consulted as well. The legislature is talking about how to spend the excess funds and where it should be distributed. The boys basketball game in Plummer the previous night had sound system issues during the national anthem and a couple of our players started singing it and the crowd joined. It was an amazing experience to be a part of.
Next meeting is February 22nd, 2023 at 8:00 p.m.
Motion to adjourn by Plaine, second Pinnock. Motion carried.
(March 1, 2022)