Public Notice Freshwater Education District Regular Board Meeting Joint Powers
Freshwater Education District
Regular Board Meeting
August 24, 2010
CALL TO ORDER at 7:30 p.m. by Vice
Chair, Daryl Brever.
Board Present: Roger Kalodrich; Scott
Veronen; Daryl Brever; Curtis Hasbargen;
Charles Funk; Margaret Knebel; Chad Long-
bella Board Absent: Lee Truax; Twila
Pierce; Wayne Perkins; Rod Thalmann
Others present: Dave Fjeldheim, Superin-
tendent; Jerry Nesland, Executive Director;
Bruce Lund, Special Education Director; Sue
Boehland, ALC/Perkins Coordinator; Deb
ADOPTING THE AGENDA
MOTION BY Funk, SECONDED BY
Longbella to approve the agenda as amend-
ed. Motion carried.
MOTION BY Longbella. SECONDED BY
Hasbargen to approve the July 27, 2010 as
presented. The motion carried.
Executive Report: Mr. Nesland gave an
information summary on possible foundation
planning funds being sought to look at in-
creased efficiency in the delivery of adminis-
trative services with multi-district concept.
Community Education License Director for
6004: Mr. Nesland.
Directors and Coordinators gave updates
and information on their programs.
Special Education: Bruce Lund
Hiring: Christina Witthuhn, ECSE Spe-
cialist. MOTION BY Longbella, SECONDED
BY Kalodrich to approve the hiring of Christi-
na Witthuhn, ECSE Specialist at 2 BA, 90
days/720 hours, first day of work 8-17-10.
White Pine Academy and Leaf River
Academy Handbook and 2010-2011 Calen-
dar. MOTION BY Funk, SECONDED BY
Hasbargen to approve the White Pine/Leaf
River Academy Handbook and 2010-2011
Calendar as presented. Motion carried.
ALC/Targeted Services/Perkins/CTE -
Perkins Grant MOTION BY Hasbargen,
SECONDED BY Kalodrich to accept and ap-
prove the FY11 Perkins Grant for the Central
Lakes Consortium in the amount of $284,
739.76. Motion carried.
Carpet ALC: MOTION BY Knebel, SEC-
ONDED BY Hasbargen to accept and ap-
prove the bid from Martin Carpet Sales for
purchase and May Flooring for removal, dis-
posal, and installation of carpet at the Wade-
na ALC Site as presented. The motion car-
Hiring: Jerome Miller - Independent Study
Instructor at ALC and increase of time for
Jane Mattick. MOTION BY Knebel, SEC-
ONDED BY Kalodrich to approve the hiring
of Jerome Miller, BA, Step 1, Independent
Study Instructor, ALC, 8.4 hours per week ,
first day of work August 30, 2010 and in-
crease time of Jane Mattick, Middle Level
Math/Independent Study Instructor from 59%
time to full time. The motion carried.
Gifted Creative, Talented (GCT) Permis-
sion to submit grant by September 15th to
the Five Wings Arts Council MOTION BY
Longbella, SECONDED BY Funk permission
to submit a grant for up to $5,000 to the Five
Wings Arts Council for a Middle School Poet-
ry Residency. The motion carried.
Education District - Jerry Nesland
Time of Regular Meetings: MOTION BY
Funk, SECONDED BY Kalodrich to adjust
board meeting time to 6:30 pm start time be-
ginning with September 28, 2010 meeting.
The motion carried.
Grants: Math & Science Teacher Partner-
ship Continuation Grant: $58,546.92 MO-
TION BY Longbella, SECONDED BY Knebel
to accept Grant as presented. The motion
Employee Handbook: MOTION BY Long-
bella, SECONDED BY Knebel to approve
the 2010-2011 Employee Handbook as pre-
sented. Motion carried.
Financial Report/Current Bills: MOTION
BY Knebel, SECONDED BY Longbella to
approve the August FED financial report and
payment of checks numbered # 106305 to #
106474. Motion carried.
Review of Assessment Manual
FY10 Year End Transfers: MOTION BY
Funk, SECONDED BY Knebel to approve a
01 General Fund transfer to eliminate any
year-end deficit in the Community Education
undesignated fund. Also, action to close the
Career & Technical account group and the
Technology account group by transferring
the balances into the undesignated General
Fund. Approval is also granted for the trans-
fer of $75,000 fromthe undesignated General
Fund into the GASB reserve. Motion carried.
Staples Motley Lease/Rental Contract:
MOTION BY Hasbargen, SECONDED BY
Knebel to approve the agreement with Sta-
ples Motley at 12,275 feet at 6.35 sq. ft. for a
total of $77,946.25 from July 1, 2010
through June 30, 2011. Motion carried.
MOTION BY Knebel, SECONDED BY
Longbella to adjourn the meeting at 8:25
p.m. Motion carried.
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