LEGALS

11-27-2014


PROCEEDINGS OF
ST. LOUIS COUNTY SCHOOLS ISD 2142
The regular meeting of the School Board of St. Louis County Schools Independent School District 2142 was held Monday, November 10, 2014, beginning at 5:00 p.m. at Tower-Soudan School. Pledge of Allegiance.
Motion/second to approve the Agenda as presented. Motion carried.
Superintendent Sallee presented his report. 1) Provided an update on technology. Will ask Tech Consultant Jeff Oian to give a report to the SB at the next meeting. 2) Admin Meeting Thurs, including guest speaker Gina Dixon from Essentia Health in Duluth on crisis team planning. 3) Strategic Planning Committee Meeting Thu, Nov 20, at DO. Results of survey completed by parents and staff received and sent to SB members. Provide names of people interested in serving on the committee to Steve or Jeanne. Will involve three meetings, include a meal, no mileage reimbursement. 4) With the recent addition in Cherry, Director of Facilities and Grounds, Tom Cundy, is recommending an additional half-time custodial position (4 hrs/night) as the square footage per custodian there is now extreme. Need exists, will talk with Business Manager Kim Johnson about how to fit this into this year's budget.
Motion/second to approve the Consent Agenda items and recognize and thank donors for their generous support of our schools: October 27, 2014 Regular School Board Meeting Minutes; Bill List October 23-November 5, 2014; Donations South Ridge School $150 Jon & Carlye Olson, $100 Jerome & Deborah Lester, North Woods School $20 Karis & Robert Antikainen, Northeast Range School 35mm Minolta Camera Pete Pastika. Motion carried.
Motion/second to adopt the following resolution:
RESOLUTION CANVASSING RETURNS OF VOTES OF SCHOOL DISTRICT
GENERAL ELECTION
BE IT RESOLVED by the School Board of Independent School District No. 2142, State of Minnesota, as follows:
1. It is hereby found, determined and declared that the general election of the voters of this school district held on November 4, 2014, in conjunction with the state general election, was in all respects duly and legally called and held.
2. As specified in the attached Abstract and Return of Votes Cast, a total of 1123 voters of the district voted at said general election on the election of one (1) school board member from Election District No. 2 for a four (4)-year term vacancy on the board caused by expiration of term on the first Monday in January next following the general election as follows:
Nathan Briggs 278 votes
Danielle Herring 213 votes
Daniel Manick 629 votes
Write-in Candidate(s) 3 votes
3. Daniel Manick, having received the highest number of votes, is elected to a four (4)-year term in Election District No. 2 beginning on the first Monday in January, 2014.
4. As specified in the attached Abstract and Return of Votes Cast, a total of 1130 voters of the district voted at said general election on the election of one (1) school board member from Election District No. 3 for a four (4)-year term vacancy on the board caused by expiration of term on the first Monday in January next following the general election as follows:
Troy Swanson 1113 votes
Write-in Candidate(s) 17 votes
5. Troy Swanson, having received the highest number of votes, is elected to a four (4)-year term in Election District No. 3 beginning on the first Monday in January, 2014.
6. As specified in the attached Abstract and Return of Votes Cast, a total of 1066 voters of the district voted at said general election on the election of one (1) school board member from Election District No. 5 for a four (4)-year term vacancy on the board caused by expiration of term on the first Monday in January next following the general election as follows:
Lynette Zupetz 1059 votes
Write-in Candidate(s) 7 votes
7. Lynette Zupetz, having received the highest number of votes, is elected to a four (4)- year term in Election District No. 5 beginning on the first Monday in January, 2014.
8. The clerk is hereby directed to certify the results of the election to the County Auditor of each county in which the school district is located in whole or in part.
Resolution adopted.
Motion/second to approve entering into a Student Branch Partnership Agreement with Cook Area Credit Union to establish a Student Branch in the South Ridge School. Motion carried.
Motion/second to approve the grades 7-12 tuition (back) payment from Nett Lake Schools for FY 2013 and FY 2014 in the amount of $544,280.00 to be paid over three years, with no interest. Moving forward the tuition will be $8,800.00 per ADM. Motion carried.
Motion/second to approve the purchase and installation of a bus fuel tank at North Woods School, at an approximate cost of $10,500.00. Motion carried.
Motion/second to approve the purchase of Capital items for North Woods School as presented. Total $4,901.36. Motion carried.
Motion/second to change a van route at North Woods School to a bus route as recommended by Transportation Director Kay Cornelius. Motion carried.
Motion/second to approve Terry Vagle's request to reduce her hours as a Paraprofessional at Tower-Soudan School from 5 days/week to 3 days/week, specifically M,T,W, effective November 10, 2014. Motion carried.
Motion/second to recall David Lamwers as a Paraprofessional, 6.5 hours/day M,T,Th,F and 5.5 hours/day W, effective November 4, 2014 for the 2014-2015 school year. Motion carried.
Motion/second to offer Tiffany Clemenson a Paraprofessional contract at 6.5 hours/day M,T,Th,F and 5.5 hours/day W, effective October 27, 2014 for the 2014-2015 school year, subject to a passing background check. Motion carried.
On June 23, 2014, the School Board offered Marian Azzabi a 0.8 FTE probationary teaching contract effective August 27, 2014 at Step L / Lane MAEQ. On October 14, 2014, the School Board offered Marian an additional 0.05 FTE probationary teaching contract, effective September 4, 2014 "at her existing Step/Lane", however her existing Step/Lane was incorrectly identified in parenthesis as (H/MAEQ). Clarification was provided that the additional 0.05 FTE probationary teaching contract offered to Marian Azzabi, effective September 4, 2014, "at her existing Step/Lane" is (L/MAEQ). No action was required.
Motion/second to accept the retirement of Sandra Farden as Custodian at Cherry School, effective January 11, 2015. Motion carried.
Meeting adjourned 5:25 p.m. Nov. 27 - 1


 


 


 


 


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