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Public Notice Freshwater Education District Minutes of the Governing Board of Education of Freshwater Education District September 22, 2009

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Public Notice

Freshwater Education District

Minutes of the

Governing Board of Education of

Freshwater Education District

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September 22, 2009

A meeting of the Freshwater Education

District Governing Board was called to order

by Chairman Runyan at 7:30 p.m. on Tues-

day, September 22, 2009, Freshwater Con-

ference Room A, Staples, MN.

Board Members Present: Lee Truax, Da-

ryl Brever, Twila Pierce, Curtis Hasbargen;

Margaret Knebel; Charles Funk, Steve Te-

cham, Jim Runyan

Board Members Absent: Thom Muellner,

Rod Thalmann, Roy DiGiovanni

Superintendents: Dave Fjeldheim, Rob-

ert Schaefer

Director: B. Lund

Coordinators: S.Boehland; B. Fabian; A.

Hunter

Others Present: D. Winkels, Recorder

Review and Approve Agenda

Motion by Brever, seconded by Funk to

approve the final agenda as presented. The

motion carried.

Clerk's Report

Motion by Knebel, seconded by Hasbar-

gen to approve the minutes of the August 25,

2009 meeting as presented. The motion car-

ried.

Coordinator Reports / Information

Items

Community Education/DVP/GCT - Amy

Hunter

Learning Trunk from Bell Museum - Boun-

dary Waters -- will begin September 28 in 8

schools.

Poetry Residency with David Bengtson will

be in elementary schools in October. This

was a Five Wings Arts Grant Award.

Author/Illustrators, Dawn Tanner and Nan-

cy Leasman will be in Motley Elem, Vern-

dale, Browerville, Eagle Valley, Henning and

Bertha Hewitt on September 21, 22, 28, and

29.

Science Fair dates have been set for Feb-

ruary 10 and 11, 2010.

Next meeting date for GCT is October 26,

1:00 p.m. at Freshwater in Staples.

DVP (Drug Violence Prevention) meetings

for 2009-2010 are scheduled as follows:

Wednesday, September 30, 12:00 p.m.

Noon; Wednesday, November 18, 12:00

p.m. Noon; Monday, January 25, 12:00 p.m.

Noon, and Wednesday, March 24, 12:00

p.m. Noon.

Tentative Training Dates are as follows:

Peer Helper Training will be rescheduled due

to conflict. Illusion Theatre Peer Education

Play "Peace Up" on Tuesday/Wednesday,

October 13 & 14; Project ALERT Training

and MN ENABL Training to be determined.

Community Education Catalog of classes

will be available on 9-23-09.

ECFE/SR/Screening/Todd Collaborative -

Beth Fabian

EC Screening Revised 2009-2010 sched-

ule was distributed.

Todd Collaborative Circle of Parents:

Proud to be a Parent Flyer was distributed.

ALC/Perkins/CTE - Sue Boehland

Information was shared on Perkins. Ac-

countability workshop was held yesterday.

Liaison meeting will be held tomorrow. Min-

nesota Department of Education will be hold-

ing a SERVS Finance Meeting in the near fu-

ture.

ALC/Targeted Service/Credit Recovery:

Program review. Classes have started in

schools.

Math/Science - Bruce Lund

Freshwater has submitted a Follow Up

Grant for approximately $30,000. Cheryl

Nash will run the program and hold trainings.

Freshwater Education District- Bruce

Lund

Bruce gave a presentation with handouts

on READ 180. The program has been very

successful. Tech support is needed if a

school is willing to use.

Bruce Lund reported on negotiations and

gave a short update.

Staff / Contract Changes / Lane Chang-

es

Motion by Funk, seconded by Truax to ap-

prove the resignation of Rhonda J. Ekholm

with last day of work 7-16-09. The motion

carried.

Motion by Pierce, seconded by Knebel

permission to advertise and hire for the

ECSE paraprofessional at Verndale Site.

The motion carried.

Motion by Hasbargen, seconded by Te-

cham approval of the hiring of Brenda An-

drews as Special Education Paraprofession-

al for Verndale ECSE Site at Grade 6, 4 hour

day for 144 days (576 hours) pro-rated for

09-10 to 4 hours day for 130 days (520

hours) due to hiring after start of school year.

First day of work 9-22-09. The motion car-

ried.

Motion by Knebel, seconded by Pierce to

approve the lane change of Sandra Speed

from MA+15 QTR to MA+30 QTR. The mo-

tion carried.

Motion by Knebel, seconded by Funk to

approve the lane change of Heidi Bucher

from MA+30 QTR to MA+45 QTR. The mo-

tion carried.

Motion by Truax, seconded by Pierce to

approve the lane change of Linda Heier from

BA+60 QTR to BA+90 QTR. The motion car-

ried.

Motion by Knebel, seconded by Brever to

approve the lane change of Jana Timm from

BA+75 QTR to BA+90 QTR. The motion car-

ried.

Donations/Grants

Motion by Brever, seconded by Hasbargen

to accept the donation of $50.00 from Ameri-

can Heritage National Bank for RIF (Reading

Is Fundamental). The motion carried.

Motion by Funk, seconded by Pierce to ac-

cept the donation of $50.00 from Central

Minnesota Federal Credit Union for RIF

(Reading Is Fundamental). The motion car-

ried.

Motion by Truax, seconded by Knebel to

accept the donation of $250.00 from Minne-

sota Bank (Lake Country State Bank LP) for

RIF (Reading Is Fundamental). The motion

carried.

Motion by Truax, seconded by Knebel to

accept the donation of $150.00 from Long

Prairie Packing Company for RIF (Reading

Is Fundamental). The motion carried.

Motion by Hasbargen, seconded by Funk

to accept the donation of $25.00 from Mid

Central Federal Savings Bank - Staples for

RIF (Reading Is Fundamental). The motion

carried.

Motion by Funk, seconded by Brever per-

mission to submit a Health Career Depart-

ment of Health Grant for up to $20,000. The

motion carried.

Education District

Motion by Brever, seconded by Funk to

approve the September FED financial report

and payment of checks numbered # 98144 -

98417. The motion carried.

Motion by Truax, seconded by Hasbargen

to approve the signing of the Assurance of

Compliance with State and Federal Law Pro-

hibiting Discrimination. The motion carried.

Motion by Hasbargen, seconded by Brever

to approve the Fundraising request from

White Pine/Leaf River Academy as present-

ed. The motion carried.

Public Session

No one in attendance

Date of Next Meeting

Tuesday, November 24th,2009, 7:30

p.m. at Wadena Deer Creek Board Room

No scheduled meeting in October.

Adjournment

Motion by Knebel, seconded by Hasbar-

gen to adjourn the meeting at 8:14 p.m. The

motion carried.

Daryl Brever,

Clerk 40pnc

180384-990560 10/10

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