ISD #2184 School Board meets April 9

 

ISD #2184 School Board meets April 9

MINUTES OF THE REGULAR SCHOOL BOARD MEETING OF 

INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 2184, 

ROCK COUNTY, LUVERNE, MINNESOTA.  

A regular meeting of the Board of Education, ISD #2184, was held in the District Office on April 9, 2015, at 7:00 p.m.

The following members were present: Katie Baustian, Jodi Bosch, Colleen Deutsch, Eric Hartman, and Reva Sehr. Absent: Dave Riphagen and Shelley Sandbulte.  Also present: Gary Fisher, Marlene Mann, Ryan Johnson, Stacy Gillette, Jodi Rops, Kara Ahrendt, Lexie Severtson, Cole Bosch, Lori Nath, Scott Nath, Travis Kriens Р K101/KQAD Radio, and Mavis Fodness Р Rock County Star Herald.

Vice-Chairperson Katie Baustian called the meeting to order. Motion made by Deutsch, second by Hartman, to approve the agenda as presented. Motion unanimously carried.

Elementary School Principal Stacy Gillette presented enrollment and staffing projections for the 2015-16 school year. Middle/High School Principal Ryan Johnson reviewed the 2015-16 Student Course Requests and staffing projections. Superintendent Gary Fisher reviewed current enrollments and the ages 0-4 census with the school board. He also disbursed copies of the flexible learning year survey.  Member Sehr wanted to go on record that she is not in favor of this survey. Discussion was held. 

Motion made by Deutsch, second by Hartman, to approve the March 26, 2015, School Board minutes as presented. Motion unanimously carried.

Business Manager Marlene Mann presented information regarding the Revised Expenditure Budget. Motion made by Hartman, second by Bosch, to approve the revised budget in the amount of $18,387,993.00. Motion unanimously carried.

Motion made by Deutsch, second by Bosch, to approve the major medical insurance proposal for Blue Cross/Blue Shield coverage through the SW/WC Service Cooperative pool effective July 1, 2015. It was noted that there will be an approximate 15 percent increase in the premium. Motion unanimously carried.

Motion made by Deutsch, second by Bosch, to approve the Memorandum of Agreement with County, City, and School District for RFB Crossing Signs on Highway 75 at Barck and Dodge streets. Discussion was held. Motion unanimously carried.

Motion made by Deutsch, second by Hartman, to approve a request from Southwest Minnesota State University for Lucas Nath to complete a 15-hour practicum with Dennis Moritz, Ag. Education. Motion unanimously carried.

Committee reports were given. A School Board retreat was scheduled for May 14 at 5:00 p.m. The scheduled school board meeting at 7:00 p.m. on May 14 is cancelled.  

Motion made by Deutsch, second by Hartman, to adjourn the meeting.  Motion unanimously carried.

Jodi Bosch, Clerk

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