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Kittson Central Board Meeting October 25th, 2023

Kittson Central Board Meeting
October 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, Ed Lehrke, Corinne Lipinski, Anna Jauhola and Stephanie Hanson. Ristad called the meeting to order. The agenda was approved by Kuznia, second by Mortenson. Motion carried. Minutes from September 27th, 2023 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 $11,133.65. Prepayment bills of $100,015.54 Activity Fund Balance of $95,610.78. Payroll Electronic Fund Transfers in the amount of $254,393.45, Payroll Checks in the amount of $42,428.80. Donation of $2,474.02.
End of the month balances were:
01 $2,979,066.32
02 $(12,841.81)
04 $77,730.25
06 $111,397.70
07 $323,199.11
08 $64,728.01
21 $95,610.78
Totals $3,638,890.36
Motion to approve the bills as presented by Mortenson, second Plaine. Motion carried.
Mrs. Carr talked about being in the midst of playoffs, robotics and Junior Vex are in full swing with competitions coming up. Dinner Theatre is on November 6th and there will be a matinee yet to be determined. Girls hockey starts next week for the couple of girls that are playing in Thief River Falls. The end of the quarter is at the end next week. Conferences are in the middle of November. She has been sitting in a lot of the classrooms in the last few weeks to help curb some misbehaviors, and that seems to be helping.
Tracee Brugemann from the District audit firm Brady Martz was present via zoom to go over the FY23 audit. A recommendation to approve the FY23 audit was presented. Motion to approve Mortenson, second Olsonawski. Motion carried.
A recommendation to approve the Resolution Establishing Combined Polling Places was presented. Motion to approve Mortenson, second Plaine. Motion carried.
A recommendation to hire Jacob Maier as one of the junior high boys basketball coaches was presented. Motion to approve Olsonawski, second Pinnock. Motion carried.
A recommendation to approve the increase of the amount of cash in the vault from $1500 to $2000 was presented. Having additional funds will help when there are multiple activities at one time. Motion to approve Mortenson, second Plaine. Motion carried.
A recommendation to approve the KCC sports cooperative salary schedule was presented. Motion to approve Johnson, second Pinnock. Motion carried.
The first reading of the cell phone policy was discussed. No action was taken. Further discussion will occur with the staff and the school board.
Superintendent Jaszczak talked about potential for an early out if the football team advances to the Fargodome. He has been attending National Superintendent Program meetings and gaining some good information. Parent teacher conferences are coming up as we are almost to the end of the first quarter.
Next meeting is November 22nd, 2023 at 8:00 p.m.
Motion to adjourn by Kuznia second Mortenson. Motion carried.
Stephanie Hanson
Recording Clerk
(November 29, 2023)
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