ST. LOUIS COUNTY SCHOOLS ISD 2142
Regular Meeting of the School Board of Independent School District No. 2142, St. Louis County Schools, was held at North Woods School on Monday, February 24, 2014, beginning at 5:00 p.m.
Pledge of Allegiance.
Motion/second to approve the Agenda. Motion carried.
Superintendent's Report: 1) Lots of good things happening with curriculum, under the leadership of Kristi Berlin. Heads of programs (DaNeil, Lowana, Kim J.) met with Kristi today to discuss staff development and how they can work together to most efficiently sustain our district's cutting edge staff development, PLCs, etc. (especially if Q-comp were to be discontinued by the legislature). Presently, under CGI, we have Math coaches, which has been very successful. In March, we will begin use of the same philosophy and select literacy coaches. Kristi is presently looking at curriculum cycles. 2) Region-wide, EIP continues to work on Teacher Evaluations. 3) Work continues on scheduling for 2014-2015. 4) A Committee will be established to develop our World's Best Workforce District Plan (in response to Minnesota Statute). 5) Plans are complete for the Cherry Expansion and the request for bids will go out soon.
North Woods School Report presented by Prinicpal John Metsa: 1) Recent/upcoming events/activities include Junior Jam, Spelling Bee, I Love to Read Month activities, Empty Bowls Fundraiser, a new recycling program, sports games broadcast live on KBFT 89.9 FM, school Credit Union grand opening. 2) Second Quarter Honor Roll 53% of students, 31% of Native American students. 3) School events can be seen at www.highschoolcube.com . 4) Online learning utilized in several ways: 245 kids taking on-line classes through NESC (5 teachers from 2142 instruct online classes through NESC), Odesseyware being used for remedial credit recovery, kids taking PSEO on-line classes, courses taken through Virtual High School, ITV courses, and AIR Minnesota Assessments being used for OLPAs (online practice assessments for MCAs) which provides a detailed breakdown of data results as well as improvement exercises. 5) Working on: improving attendance for some students, sustainability of CGI in high school, PLCs focusing on student achievement, improving parent/guardian involvement, ways to improve MCA scores. 6) Thank you to the SB for allowing NW to have a Wrestling program this year it has been a fantastic opportunity teaching discipline, responsibility, and a lot more. Mr. Metsa answered questions for the Board regarding what's being done to improve attendance and what is being done/can be done to improve test scores.
SB Committee Reports. DO Staff Negotiations continued today and are going well.
Motion/second to approve Consent Agenda items, and recognize and thank donors for their support of our school: Minutes of February 20, 2014 Regular School Board Meeting; Bill List from February 11-24, 2014; Donations $43.50 from Holly and Eric Sherman for NE Range, $25 from Cherry Greenhouse for Cherry, $100 from American Bank for Cherry, $25 from J.M. Auto Service for Cherry, $25 from Matetich Insurance Agency for Cherry, $50 from Hibbing Park Hotel for Cherry, $50 from Max Gray Construction for Cherry, $50 from Minnesota Twist Drill for cherry, $100 from ARI for Cherry School, $500 from Saturday Night Country Live for NW School, $300 from Cook Timberwolves Snowmobile Club for NW, and $2300 from Tiger Club for Cherry. Motion carried.
Motion/second to adopt RESOLUTION APPROVING AND AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION OF A LEASE AGREEMENT, A GROUND LEASE AGREEMENT AND RELATED DOCUMENTS AND CERTIFICATES. Joel Sutter from Ehlers reviewed a summary dated February 21, 2014 which was prepared by Ehlers regarding the Lease Purchase Financing for the Cherry School Addition. A copy of the summary was provided to SB Members and available at the meeting. Motion carried.
Plans for the Cherry Expansion project were reviewed by Katie Hildenbrand from ARI. The request for bids will include Base Bid 1 which is the lease levy project, and Base Bids 2 and 3 which are parts of the project which would be paid for from District funds. Katie confirmed that any Change Orders will require SB approval, and explained that the project has a built-in contingency of 5% of total construction cost. Superintendent Knife Chief reported the timeline for completion is August 25 for the High School portion, and October 3 for the Elementary portion. SB Member Swanson expressed support of the expansion project, commenting that demographically, Cherry is in the perfect place to compete. Motion/second to approve the Plans for the Cherry Expansion project as prepared and presented by ARI. Motion carried.
Motion/second to approve the following changes to the School Calendar for 2013-2014:
January 6 Schools Closed / No Classes (due to inclement weather)
January 7 Schools Closed / No Classes (due to inclement weather)
January 27 Schools Closed / No Classes (due to inclement weather)
January 28 Schools Closed / No Classes (due to inclement weather)
February 21 Schools Closed / No Classes (due to inclement weather)
March 14 Schools in Session (for students and staff)
If there is another need to close schools due to inclement weather, June 2 will become a Teacher Contract Day (no school for students, however teachers will report for Staff Development). Motion carried.
Principal Metsa asked the Board to consider changing the dates of Spring Conferences to dates subsequent to the end of the third quarter. Motion/second to authorize the Superintendent to change the dates of Spring Conferences if she supports doing so. Motion carried.
Motion/second to offer Michelle Niska a 0.5 FTE probationary teaching contract for the 2013-2014 school year, effective February 12, 2014, at Step C / Lane BA, with terms and conditions of employment in accord with Master Agreement ISD 2142 and Education Minnesota St. Louis County. Motion carried.
Motion/second to offer Tracy Nanti an Instructional Aide contract at 6.5 hours/day M,T,Th,F and 5.5 hours/day W for the 2013-2014 school year, effective February 24, 2014, subject to a passing background check, with terms and conditions of employment in accord with Master Agreement and Teamsters General Local Union No. 346. Motion carried.
Motion/second to offer Alisa Dammer an Instructional Aide contract at 6.5 hours/day M,T,Th,F and 5.5 hours/day W, for the 2013-2014 school year, effective February 5, 2014, with terms and conditions of employment in accord with Master Agreement and Teamsters General Local Union No. 346. Motion carried.
Motion/second to accept Peter Klabachek's resignation as Assistant Track Coach at Northeast Range School, effective February 7, 2014. Motion carried.
Motion/second to hire Brian Kemp as Head Baseball Coach at Cherry School for the 2013-2014 school year. Motion carried.
March 10 at 2:00 at Cherry Special School Board Meeting
Supt Search, determine finalists, finalize interview procedures/questions
March 10 at 5:00 at Cherry Regular School Board Meeting
March 19, 20, 21 at 5:00 at Cherry Special School Board Meetings
Supt Search, first-round interviews, deliberate
March 24 at 11:00 at SR Special School Board Meeting
Supt Search, second-round interviews, deliberate
March 24 at 5:00 at SR Regular School Board Meeting
March 31 at 10:00 at Cherry Special School Board Meeting
Award bids for Cherry Expansion project
Meeting adjourned at 6:30 p.m. March 6 - 1
MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE
THE RIGHT TO VERIFICATION OF THE DEBT AND IDENTITY OF THE ORIGINAL CREDITOR WITHIN THE TIME PROVIDED BY LAW IS NOT AFFECTED BY THIS ACTION.
Date: January 22, 2014
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT:
Default has occurred in the conditions of
the following described mortgage:
DATE OF MORTGAGE: December 13, 2004
ORIGINAL PRINCIPAL AMOUNT OF MORTGAGE: $71,825.00
MORTGAGOR(S): John R. Chaulklin, Jr., Husband, and Heather M. Chaulklin, Wife
MORTGAGEE: American Bank of the North
DATE AND PLACE OF FILING: December 30, 2004, as Document No. 00968947, as modified by Modification of Mortgage dated March 5, 2009, recorded March 13, 2009, as Document No. 01102992, both in the office of the County Recorder of St. Louis County, Minnesota.
ASSIGNMENTS OF MORTGAGE: N/A
LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY:
ALL THAT PART OF SOUTHWEST QUARTER OF THE SOUTHWEST QUARTER OF THE SOUTHEAST QUARTER OF SECTION 18, TOWNSHIP 62, RANGE 18, ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MINNESOTA, DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: BEGINNING AT THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF SAID SOUTHWEST QUARTER OF THE SOUTHWEST QUARTER OF THE SOUTHEAST QUARTER; THENCE SOUTH 89 DEGREES 47 MINUTES 21 SECONDS WEST, ALONG THE SOUTH LINE OF SAID SOUTHWEST QUARTER OF THE SOUTHWEST QUARTER OF THE SOUTHEAST QUARTER, A DISTANCE OF 482.98 FEET TO THE EAST LINE OF THE WEST 202.70 FEET OF SAID SOUTHWEST QUARTER OF THE SOUTHWEST QUARTER OF THE SOUTHEAST QUARTER; THENCE NORTH 0 DEGREES 19 MINUTES 25 SECONDS EAST, ALONG SAID EAST LINE, A DISTANCE OF 423.18 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 63 DEGREES 28 MINUTES 38 SECONDS EAST, A DISTANCE OF 66.22 FEET; THENCE NORTH 59 DEGREES 12 MINUTES 51 SECONDS EAST, A DISTANCE OF 98.40 FEET; THENCE NORTH 56 DEGREES 52 MINUTES 18 SECONDS EAST, A DISTANCE OF 115.17 FEET TO THE SOUTHERLY RIGHT-OF-WAY OF STATE TRUNK HIGHWAY 53; THENCE SOUTHEASTERLY ALONG SAID RIGHT-OF-WAY AND ALONG A CURVE HAVING A CHORD BEARING OF SOUTH 51 DEGREES 08 MINUTES 48 SECONDS EAST, A DELTA ANGLE OF 5 DEGREES 49 MINUTES 12 SECONDS, AND A RADIUS OF 2814.76, A DISTANCE OF 285.92 FEET TO THE EAST LINE OF SAID SOUTHWEST QUARTER OF THE SOUTHWEST QUARTER OF THE SOUTHEAST QUARTER; THENCE SOUTH 0 DEGREES 23 MINUTES 23 SECONDS WEST, ALONG SAID EAST LINE, A DISTANCE OF 325.93 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING AND THERE TERMINATING.
COUNTY IN WHICH PROPERTY IS LOCATED: St. Louis
THE AMOUNT CLAIMED TO BE DUE ON THE MORTGAGE ON THE DATE OF THE NOTICE: $58,655.75
THAT no action or proceeding has been instituted
at law to recover the debt secured by said mortgage, or any part
thereof; that there has been compliance with all pre-foreclosure
notice and acceleration requirements of said mortgage, and/or
PURSUANT, to the power of sale contained in said mortgage, the above described property in St. Louis County will be sold by the Sheriff of St. Louis County as follows:
DATE AND TIME OF SALE: March 26, 2014 at 10:00
PLACE OF SALE: St. Louis County Sheriff's Office, St. Louis County Courthouse, 100 North 5th Avenue West, Room 103, Duluth, Minnesota 55802
to pay the debt then secured by said mortgage
and taxes, if any actually paid by the mortgagee, on the premises
and the costs and disbursements allowed by law. The time allowed
by law for redemption by said mortgagor, his personal representatives
or assigns is six (6) months from the date of sale, unless reduced
to five (5) weeks under Minnesota Statutes, Section 580.07.
TIME AND DATE TO VACATE PROPERTY: If the real estate is an owner-occupied, single-family dwelling, unless otherwise provided by law, the date on or before which the mortgagor(s) must vacate the property if the mortgage is not reinstated under section 580.30, or the property is not redeemed under section 580.23, is 11:59 p.m. on September 26, 2014.
MORTGAGOR(S) RELEASED FROM FINANCIAL OBLIGATION ON MORTGAGE: None
THE TIME ALLOWED BY LAW FOR REDEMPTION BY THE MORTGAGORS, THE MORTGAGORS' PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVES OR ASSIGNS MAY BE REDUCED TO FIVE WEEKS IF A JUDICIAL ORDER IS ENTERED UNDER MINNESOTA STATUTES, SECTION 582.032, DETERMINING, AMONG OTHER THINGS, THAT THE MORTGAGED PREMISES ARE IMPROVED WITH A RESIDENTIAL DWELLING OF LESS THAN FIVE UNITS, ARE NOT PROPERTY USED IN AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION, AND ARE ABANDONED.
AMERICAN BANK OF THE NORTH
Dehlia C. J. Seim, #0339064
Fryberger, Buchanan, Smith & Frederick, P.A.
302 West Superior Street, Suite 700
Duluth, Minnesota 55802-1863
THIS IS AN ATTEMPT TO COLLECT A DEBT AND ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE.
NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE FORECLOSURE
(1) Street Address, city and zip code of mortgaged premises: 325 South Highway 53, Cook, MN 55723
(2) Transaction agent; residential mortgage servicer; and lender or broker: American Bank of the North
(3) Tax parcel identification number: 120-0040-00471
(4) Transaction Agent's mortgage ID number (MERS number): None
(5) Name or mortgage originator: American Bank of the North
Jan. 30, Feb. 6, 13, 20, 27, March 6 - 1