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Public Notice Independent School District #2155 Sum- mary of Board Minutes, February 22, 2010

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Public Notice

Independent School District #2155 Sum-

mary of Board Minutes, February 22, 2010

The regular meeting of the Board of Inde-

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pendent School District No. 2155 was called

to order by Chairperson Ann Pate at 5:01

p.m. Board members present: Dan Toedter,

Wayne Perkins, Ann Pate, John Moenke-

dick, Steve Techam and Peter Hayes. Also

present: Superintendent Virginia Dahlstrom;

High School Principal Tyler Church, Elemen-

tary Principal Louis Rutten; Food Servic-

es/Community Education Director Sandie

Rentz; and Communications Coordinator

Dana Pavek.

A motion was made by Hayes, seconded

by Techam, to approve the agenda with one

addition: 1) Laura Kiser's maternity leave.

Motion passed.

Lynn Quincer gave a presentation on the

Womenade Organization to the board. The

board acknowledged Academics, Arts & Ath-

letics Award recipients Dane Hoffman and

Mary McGrane; and WDC wrestlers and

coaches who helped with moving items from

the flooded Borealis Bookstore. Also, High

School Principal Tyler Church shared Sgt.

Sams recent comment on how positive and

great the students are to work with at WDC.

The following motions passed: A motion

was made by Moenkedick, seconded by

Toedter, to accept the regular board minutes

from the January 25, 2010 meeting. A mo-

tion was made by Hayes, seconded Techam,

to approve the following: retirement, Curt

Grenier; one-year maternity leave, Holly

Becker; maternity leave: Laura Kiser; coach-

ing positions: Beth Hawkins, and Naomi

Moerke. A motion was made by Hayes, sec-

onded by Toedter, to approve the following

bills: vendor checks totaling $324,016.54;

hand payables totaling $74,991.90; and, im-

prest cash totaling $3,199.43. A motion was

made by Perkins, seconded by Techam, to

approve the staff seniority lists for 2010. A

motion was made by Perkins, seconded by

Hayes, to approve the General Obligation

Refunding Bonds for the next 10 years.

The board discussed the 2010-11 capital

requests for the following: custodial activity,

grounds, bus purchases and technology.

Superintendent Dahlstrom introduced the

first reading of the Bullying/Hazing/Harass-

ment Policy and the first reading of the Ac-

tivity Supervisors/Coaches at State Tourna-

ments Policy.

The following motions passed: Superinten-

dent Dahlstrom reviewed the Freshwater

Education District contract options. A motion

was made by Techam, seconded by Hayes,

to approve contract services with Freshwater

Education District without the Central Minne-

sota Online Learning Joint Powers Agree-

ment. A motion was made by Perkins, sec-

onded by Toedter, to approve the 2010-2011

calendar reduction dates of September 2

and January 17. Board member Techam

made a motion to adopt a resolution regard-

ing the cooperative sponsorship of a joint

high school Boys' and Girls' Golf program

with New York Mills. The motion was sec-

onded by Board Member Perkins. A motion

was made by Toedter, seconded by

Moenkedick, to approve an audit of

Freshwater's Special Education Services. A

motion was made by Techam, seconded by

Hayes, to approve a year-round recreation

direction position.

Board members reported on the meetings

they attended over the last month. Superin-

tendent Dahlstrom reported on the following:

Legislative update, legal update, Auditorium

Committee meeting, AYP Progress, and the

SAR Committee Meeting.

A motion was made by Hayes, seconded

by Moenkedick, to adjourn the meeting at

6:17 p.m. Motion passed.

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