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Public Notice Minutes of the Governing Board of Education of Fresh- water Education District March 23, 2010

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Public Notice

Minutes of the

Governing Board of Education of Fresh-

water Education District

March 23, 2010

A meeting of the Freshwater Education

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District Governing Board was called to order

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

day, March 23, 2010 at Freshwater Educa-

tion District conference Room A in Staples.

Board Members Present: Lee Truax,

Rod Thalmann, Twila Pierce, Curtis Hasbar-

gen, Charles Funk, Chad Longbella, Wayne

Perkins, Roger Kalodrich, Daryl Brever.

Board Members Absent: Margaret Kneb-

el, Tony Glenz

Superintendents: Dave Fjeldheim, Jim

Madsen

Director: B. Lund

Coordinators: S. Boehland, B. Fabian

Others Present: D. Winkels, Recorder

Review and Approve Agenda

Motion by Longbella, seconded by Funk to

approve the final agenda as revised. The

motion carried.

Clerk's Report

Motion by Brever, seconded by Thalmann

to approve the minutes of the February 23,

2010 meeting as presented. The motion car-

ried.

Coordinator Reports / Information

Items

Special Education - Bruce Lund

Information was shared on MOE (Mainte-

nance of Effort)

ALC/Perkins/CTE - Sue Boehland

Bridges Career Fair was well attended by

over 2,000 students with 152 Business Sites

represented.

May 3rd Perkins grant is due. The com-

mittee will be meeting to complete the grant

application.

ALC Targeted Services/Credit Recovery:

Starting to gear up for summer program-

ming.

Freshwater Education District- Bruce

Lund

Lund gave an update on Supplemental

Service Grant. Application has been submit-

ted.

Progress is being made at the Freshwater

Staples Site to move staff into smaller area.

Savings will be approximately $15,000.

Donations/Grants

Motion by Truax, seconded by Kalodrich to

accept a Five Wings Arts Council Grant in

the amount of $4,550 for Todd Green, multi-

instrumentalist, residency to be held October

4-8, 2010. The motion carried.

Motion by Funk, seconded by Thalmann to

accept the donation of $350 from VR Truck-

ing of Browerville for RIF (Reading Is Funda-

mental). The motion carried.

Staff/Contract Changes/Lane Changes

Motion by Hasbargen, seconded by Per-

kins to accept the resignation/retirement

from Lupe Isola, Occupational Therapist ef-

fective June 30, 2010. The motion carried.

Motion by Funk, seconded by Brever per-

mission to advertise and hire for 1.5 FTE

Autism/Occupational Therapist/PI Itinerant

Staff Person. The motion carried.

Motion by Longbella, seconded by Truax

permission for contract increase of 6 half

days for Sherry Anderson, ECSE Instructor,

Staples Site. The motion carried.

Motion by Thalmann, seconded by Has-

bargen to approve the Freshwater Seniority

List as presented. The motion carried.

Motion by Funk, seconded by Perkins to

set a guideline for negotiators (Chad Long-

bella/Lee Truax) a salary range of $90,000 to

$115,000 for the Executive Director Posi-

tion. Discussion followed. Motion carried.

Appointments

Motion by Truax, seconded by Funk to ap-

point Margaret Knebel as NJPA Representa-

tive to serve on the NJPA Representative

Assembly for Freshwater Education District.

The motion carried.

Education District

Motion by Thalmann, seconded by Long-

bella to approve the February FED financial

report and payment of checks numbered #

100123-100442. The motion carried.

Motion by Brever, seconded by Longbella

to approve SAC (School Age Care) Write Off

in the amount of $1,608.13. The motion car-

ried.

Board Member Address form distributed

for completion.

Resolutions

Member Longbella introduced the follow-

ing resolution and moved for its adoption:

Resolution discontinuing and reducing edu-

cation programs and positions: Additional

reduction of .16 FTE Reduction for Family

Education Instructors; Additional reduction of

.02 FTE ECSE Instructors; additional Reduc-

tion of .93 FTE Clerical and moved for its

adoption (full resolution on file in the district

business office).

The motion for the adoption of the forgoing

resolution was duly seconded by member

Brever and upon vote being taken thereon,

the following voted in favor thereof: Brever,

Truax, Thalmann, Funk, Kalodrich, Perkins,

Hasbargen, Longbella, Pierce and none

against.

The motion carried.

Proposed (ULA) Unrequested Leave

Motion by Longbella, seconded by Has-

bargen to propose placing Kimberly

Thoennes, Family Education Instructor, on

unrequested leave. (complete resolution

available in the FED Business Office). Roll

Call Vote: Brever, Truax, Thalmann, Funk,

Kalodrich, Perkins, Hasbargen, Longbella,

Pierce voted in favor and none opposed.

The motion passed.

Motion by Brever, seconded by Funk to

propose placing Deanna Lipinski, Family

Education Instructor, on unrequested leave.

(complete resolution available in the FED

Business Office). Roll Call Vote: Brever,

Truax, Thalmann, Funk, Kalodrich, Perkins,

Hasbargen, Longbella, Pierce voted in favor

and none opposed. The motion passed.

Motion by Longbella, seconded by Perkins

to propose placing Lisa Haglin, Family Edu-

cation/SR Instructor, on unrequested leave.

(complete resolution available in the FED

Business Office). Roll Call Vote: Brever,

Truax, Thalmann, Funk, Kalodrich, Perkins,

Hasbargen, Longbella, Pierce voted in favor

and none opposed. The motion passed.

Motion by Funk, seconded by Thalmann to

propose placing Brenda Lindberg, Family

Education Instructor, on unrequested leave.

(complete resolution available in the FED

Business Office). Roll Call Vote: Brever,

Truax, Thalmann, Funk, Kalodrich, Perkins,

Hasbargen, Longbella, Pierce voted in favor

and none opposed. The motion passed.

Motion by Longbella, seconded by Has-

bargen to propose placing Jane Mattick, ALC

IS Instructor, on unrequested leave. (com-

plete resolution available in the FED Busi-

ness Office). Roll Call Vote: Brever, Truax,

Thalmann, Funk, Kalodrich, Perkins, Hasbar-

gen, Longbella, Pierce voted in favor and

none opposed. The motion passed.

Motion by Hasbargen, seconded by Per-

kins to propose placing Coralie DeWald,

ALC IS Instructor, on unrequested leave.

(complete resolution available in the FED

Business Office). Roll Call Vote: Brever,

Truax, Thalmann, Funk, Kalodrich, Perkins,

Hasbargen, Longbella, Pierce voted in favor

and none opposed. The motion passed.

Motion by Truax, seconded by Brever to

propose placing Ruth Kinnunen, ALC IS In-

structor, on unrequested leave. (complete

resolution available in the FED Business Of-

fice). Roll Call Vote: Brever, Truax, Thal-

mann, Funk, Kalodrich, Perkins, Hasbargen,

Longbella, Pierce voted in favor and none

opposed. The motion passed.

Motion by Longbella, seconded by Truax

to propose placing Teresa Gould, SPED

Paraprofessional, on unrequested leave.

(complete resolution available in the FED

Business Office). Roll Call Vote: Brever,

Truax, Thalmann, Funk, Kalodrich, Perkins,

Hasbargen, Longbella, Pierce voted in favor

and none opposed. The motion passed.

Motion by Thalmann, seconded by Truax

to propose placing Brenda Andrews, SPED

Paraprofessional, on unrequested leave.

(complete resolution available in the FED

Business Office). Roll Call Vote: Brever,

Truax, Thalmann, Funk, Kalodrich, Perkins,

Hasbargen, Longbella, Pierce voted in favor

and none opposed. The motion passed.

Non-Renewal of Positions

Motion by Hasbargen, seconded by Long-

bella to non-renew the SAC provider contract

for Sandra Terwey effective June 30, 2010.

Roll Call Vote: Brever, Truax, Thalmann,

Funk, Kalodrich, Perkins, Hasbargen, Long-

bella, Pierce voted in favor and none op-

posed. The motion passed.

Motion by Longbella, seconded by Funk to

non-renew the SAC provider contract for Vir-

ginia Johnson effective June 30, 2010. Roll

Call Vote: Brever, Truax, Thalmann, Funk,

Kalodrich, Perkins, Hasbargen, Longbella,

Pierce voted in favor and none opposed.

The motion passed.

Motion by Hasbargen, seconded by Per-

kins to non-renew the contract of Allison De-

war, FACTS Family Service Worker effective

June 30, 2010. Roll Call Vote: Brever, Tru-

ax, Thalmann, Funk, Kalodrich, Perkins,

Hasbargen, Longbella, Pierce voted in favor

and none opposed. The motion passed.

Motion by Thalmann, seconded by Funk to

non-renew the contract of Sherry Anderson,

ECSE Instructor Probationary, effective June

30, 2010. Roll Call Vote: Brever, Truax,

Thalmann, Funk, Kalodrich, Perkins, Hasbar-

gen, Longbella, Pierce voted in favor and

none opposed. The motion passed.

Motion by Brever, seconded by Truax to

non-renew the contract of Jenny Manning,

Custodian, effective June 30, 2010. Roll Call

Vote: Brever, Truax, Thalmann, Funk, Kalo-

drich, Perkins, Hasbargen, Longbella, Pierce

voted in favor and none opposed. The mo-

tion passed.

Motion by Thalmann, seconded by Brever

to non-renew the contract of Sandra Reed,

Program Secretary/Technical Tutor effective

June 30, 2010. Roll Call Vote: Brever, Tru-

ax, Thalmann, Funk, Kalodrich, Perkins,

Hasbargen, Longbella, Pierce voted in favor

and none opposed. The motion passed.

Motion by Funk, seconded by Longbella to

non-renew the contract of Shari Pung, Pro-

gram Secretary/Technical Tutor effective

June 30, 2010. Roll Call Vote: Brever, Tru-

ax, Thalmann, Funk, Kalodrich, Perkins,

Hasbargen, Longbella, Pierce voted in favor

and none opposed. The motion passed.

Public Session

No one in attendance

Date of Next Meeting

Tuesday, April 27, 2010, 7:30 p.m.

Wadena-Deer Creek Board Room.

Adjournment

Motion by Longbella, seconded by Has-

bargen to adjourn the meeting at 8:54 p.m.

The motion carried.

Lee Truax,

Clerk 13pnc

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