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Public Notice Minutes of the Governing Board of Education of Freshwater Education District July 27, 2010
Wadena Minnesota 314 S. Jefferson 56482

Public Notice

Minutes of the

Governing Board of Education of

Freshwater Education District

July 27, 2010

Call to order by Chairman Pierce at 7:30

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p.m. on Tuesday, July 27, 2010 at Freshwa-

ter Education District Conference Room A in

Staples.

Board Members Present: Lee Truax,

Daryl Brever, Rod Thalmann, Twila Pierce,

Curtis Hasbargen, Charles Funk, Chad

Longbella, Markus Edin, Wayne Perkins

Board Members Absent: Margaret

Knebel; Roger Kalodrich

Superintendents: Mark Schmitz; Robert

Schaefer

Director(s): Jerry Nesland; Bruce Lund

Coordinators (s): Sue Boehland

Others Present: D.Winkels, Recorder

Review and Approve Agenda

Motion by Thalmann, seconded by Funk to

approve the final agenda as presented. The

motion carried.

Clerk's Report

Motion by Hasbargen, seconded by Long-

bella to approve the minutes of the May 25,

2010 meeting as presented. The motion car-

ried.

Coordinator Reports/Information Items

Updates from Early Childhood Family Edu-

cation, School Readiness, Early Childhood

Screening, Supplemental Education Servic-

es, Perkins, Career and Technical Educa-

tion, Area Learning Center, Credit Recovery,

Targeted Services and Online Learning.

Education District

• Wayne Perkins reported the status of the

Wadena Deer Creek School Facility Dam-

age.

• Director gave a short report to the board

on Federal E-Rate request; E-mail; Law

Changes; Policy on Web; News and Views.

Staff/Contract Changes/Lane Changes

• Motion by Funk, seconded by Thalmann

to approve the hiring of Aimee Hochstein-

Keller as School Psychologist, Step 1,

MA+30, 180 day plus 3 extended days. The

motion carried.

• Motion by Truax, seconded by Brever to

approve permission to advertise and hire .5

ECSE teacher. The motion carried.

• Motion by Hasbargen, seconded by Funk

to approve the purchase of service agree-

ment with Staples Motley for Rynell Schock

as Literacy Coordinator for 180 days as pre-

sented. The motion carried.

• Motion by Truax, seconded by Perkins to

approve the purchase of service agreement

with Menahga for Lisa Novak as Literacy

Coaching Teacher for 180 days as present-

ed. The motion carried.

• Motion by Brever, seconded by Thal-

mann to approve the hiring of Joni Jacobson,

Occupational Therapist/Autism Specialist, at

12 MA + 45, .7 FTE (126 days), first day of

work August 17, 2010. The motion carried.

• Motion by Longbella, seconded by Funk

to reinstate contracts for Coralie DeWald, In-

dependent Study Instructor at 551 hours and

Ruth Kinnunen, Independent Study Instruc-

tor at 668 hours. The motion carried.

• Motion by Thalmann, seconded by Long-

bella to accept the resignation of John King,

ALC Instructor with settlement agreement.

The motion carried.

• Motion by Longbella, seconded by Has-

bargen permission to advertise and hire for

ALC Instructor(s) part time not to exceed 1.0

FTE. The motion carried.

• Motion by Truax, seconded by Brever to

approve the consultant agreement for Amy

Hunter in an amount not to exceed

$6,935.00 for Gifted, Creative, and Talented

(GCT) Program. The motion carried.

• Motion by Thalmann, seconded by Brev-

er to approve the part-time Special Educa-

tion Director contract with Bruce Lund as

presented. The motion carried.

Appointments

• Motion by Longbella, seconded by Brev-

er to appoint Lee Truax as Todd County Col-

laborative Representative. The motion car-

ried.

• Motion by Funk, seconded by Brever to

appoint Rod Thalmann as Ottertail Family

Service Collaborative Representative. The

motion carried.

• Motion by Truax, seconded by Funk to

appoint Margaret Knebel as NJPA Assembly

Representative. The motion carried.

• Motion by Longbella, seconded by Has-

bargen to appoint Dave Fjeldheim and Mark

Schmitz as FED Supervising Superinten-

dents. The motion carried.

Grants

• Motion by Funk, seconded by Perkins to

accept the Five Wings Arts Council Grant in

the amount of $3,300 for a visual arts work-

shop for elementary students to be held Sep-

tember/October, 2010. The motion carried.

Education District

• Lease Levy information was reviewed by

the board.

• Motion by Funk, seconded by Perkins to

approve the ALC 10-11 School Year Calen-

dar as presented. The motion carried.

• Motion by Brever, seconded by Hasbar-

gen to approve the ALC 10-11 Student

Handbook as presented. The motion carried.

• Motion by Thalmann, seconded by Has-

bargen to authorize Sue Boehland to pur-

chase replacement carpet for the Wadena

ALC site. The motion carried.

• Motion by Longbella, seconded by Funk

to approve Bandwidth increase as present-

ed. The motion carried.

• Motion by Longbella, seconded by Funk

to authorize the director to approve and sign

the School Food Authority (SFA) Joint

Agreements for ALC Sites in Long Prairie,

Wadena, Menahga, and Staples. The mo-

tion carried.

• Motion by Hasbargen, seconded by

Brever to authorize the Public Sale of Ex-

cess Property on Friday, August 27, 2010 at

the Special Education Building at 910 Ash in

Wadena. The motion carried.

• Motion by Longbella, seconded by Per-

kins to approve the CMERDC copy machine

maintenance contracts as presented. The

motion carried.

• Motion by Thalmann, seconded by Funk

to approve the June FED financial report and

payment of checks numbered # 105631 to #

106141. The motion carried.

• Motion by Hasbargen, seconded by

Brever to approve the July FED financial re-

port and payment of checks numbered #

106142 to # 106304. The motion carried.

• Motion by Longbella, seconded by Has-

bargen to approve Budget Revision I as pre-

sented. The motion carried.

• Motion by Brever, seconded by Perkins

to approve MSBA Service Fees Renewal

and MSBA Policy Services Renewal as pre-

sented. The motion carried.

• Motion by Funk, seconded by Hasbargen

to approve MREA (Minnesota Rural Educa-

tion Association) Associate Membership as

presented. The motion carried.

• Motion by Hasbargen, seconded by Per-

kins to approve membership in NJPA/Region

V. The motion carried.

• Motion by Brever, seconded by Truax to

approve the agreement with Mayer, Porter,

Beinhorn, and Rowe for 09-10 Audit as pre-

sented. The motion carried.

Policies

• Motion by Funk, seconded by Thalmann

to authorize the Executive Director to Initiate

Policy Revisions according to MSBA Revi-

sion Summary as presented for Statutory

and Mandatory Policies as presented. The

motion carried.

Adjournment

• Motion by Longbella, seconded by Has-

bargen to adjourn the meeting at 8:55 p.m.

The motion carried.

Lee Truax, Clerk

(Pre-approved Publication Sum-

mary)

180384-1126483 8/7

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