Public Notice Minutes of the Governing Board of Edu- cation of Freshwater Education District August 25, 2009
Minutes of the Governing Board of Edu-
cation of Freshwater Education District
August 25, 2009
A meeting of the Freshwater Education
District Governing Board was called to order
by Vice Chairman Pierce at 7:32 p.m. on
Tuesday, August 25, 2009, Freshwater Con-
ference Room A, Staples, MN. Jim Runyan
resumed Chair duties at approximately 7:50
Board Members Present: Lee Truax,
Daryl Brever, Twila Pierce, Curtis Hasbar-
gen; Margaret Knebel; Chad Longbella,
Charles Funk, Steve Techam, Jim Runyan
Board Members Absent: Thom Muellner,
Superintendents: Jim Madsen
Director: B. Lund
Coordinators: S.Boehland; B. Fabian
Others Present: D. Winkels, Recorder
Review and Approve Agenda
Motion by Hasbargen, seconded by Long-
bella to approve the final agenda as present-
ed. The motion carried.
Motion by Brever, seconded by Knebel to
approve the minutes of the July 28, 2009
meeting as corrected with removal of "The
motion carried" placed in error twice on the
Mayer, Porter, Beinhorn and Rowe motion.
The motion carried.
Coordinator Reports / Information
MOE (Maintenance of Effort) was dis-
cussed. The report will be submitted to MDE
on August 26th.
RELI (Reforming Effective Literacy Instruc-
tion) - Bruce Lund for Rynell Schock
Rynell could not be here this evening due
to a conflict. She will give an update in Sep-
SPDG - Capacity Building Grant was not
awarded to Freshwater this year.
Community Education/DVP/SAC/GCT -
The GCT (Gifted, Creative, Talented)
meeting was held on August 18th.
DVP (Drug, Violence, Prevention) The
next meeting scheduled for September 30,
Community Education Fall Catalog items
are due August 21st. The catalog will be
published September 23rd.
ECFE/SR/Screening/Todd Collaborative -
School Readiness 08-09 Annual Report
ECFE 08-09 Annual Report and 08-09 EC
Participant Questionnaire was shared.
EC Screening 08-09 Report was given to
the schools participating.
Todd Collaborative meeting was August
18th. Beth Fabian will facilitate the group
with Amy Hunter's Retirement as of August
1st, 2009. The next meeting will be in No-
ALC/Perkins/CTE - Sue Boehland
Perkins reporting will be on MARSS for
2009. Sue gave an update on Perkins.
ALC/Targeted Services and Credit Recov-
ery. A MARSS meeting was held to review
process and information for the districts. Up-
date was given on summer programming
and fall start.
Education District - Bruce Lund
Bruce gave an update on facilities. Bruce
will meet with Superintendents in September
and plans to bring a recommendation to the
full board in November, 2009. There is no
meeting in October.
Staff / Contract Changes / Lane Chang-
Motion by Runyan, seconded by Truax to
accept the resignation of David Lindquist,
Technology Coordinator with last day of em-
ployment July 31, 2009. The motion carried.
Motion by Longbella, seconded by Has-
bargen to approve the hiring of Shari Pung
for 1260 hours/180 days at 80% Grade 6
Tech Tutor and 20% Grade 8 Program Sec-
retary Long Prairie ALC. First day of work
8-31-09. The motion carried.
Motion by Funk, seconded by Brever to
approve the August FED financial report and
payment of checks numbered # 97870 -
98143. The motion carried
Motion by Pierce, seconded by Longbella
to approve the 09-10 Budget as presented.
The motion carried.
Motion by Knebel, seconded by Funk to
approve the 2009-2010 Freshwater Educa-
tion District Employee Handbook as present-
ed. The motion carried.
Motion by Funk, seconded by Knebel to
approve E-Rate Consulting 2009-2010 Ser-
vice Provider Contract for Jeffrey Hunt in the
amount of $2,000.00. The motion carried.
Motion by Hasbargen, seconded by Truax
to approve the second reading of FED Policy
#624 Revision. The motion carried.
Chairman Runyan called the meeting into
closed session at 8:10 PM to discuss nego-
tiations. Written Roll Call of those in atten-
dance at closed session: Members Truax,
Brever, Pierce, Hasbargen, Knebel, Funk,
Longbella, Runyan, Techam; Director Lund;
Coordinator Boehland; Recorder Winkels.
The closed session was recorded as man-
dated by law and is placed in secure file in
the Freshwater Business Office
Closed session ended and regular meet-
ing resumed at 8:50 PM
No one in attendance
Date of Next Meeting
Tuesday, September 22, 2009, Staples,
Freshwater Conference Room A, 7:30
Motion by Brever, seconded by Techam to
adjourn the meeting at 8:51 p.m. The motion
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