ISD 2184 School Board meets Aug. 26

ISD #2184 School Board

meets Aug. 26 

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 August 26, 2021, at 7:00 p.m.

The following members were present:  Katie Baustian, Jodi Bosch, Eric Hartman, Tim Jarchow, Reva Sehr, Jeff Stratton and David Wrigg. Also present: Craig Oftedahl, Jason Phelps, Ryan Johnson, Stacy Gillette, Griffin Jarchow, Caroline Thorson, Tori Hood, Mandy Koenig, Sarah Winter, Brett Hood, Cassie Uithoven, Kayla Hailey, Jacqueline Pizel, Jennifer Engesser, Justine Sandbulte, Debra Remme, Amy VonHoltum, Kelly Bergan, Brooke VanEssen, Travis Bullerman, Susan Bullerman, Cory Nelson, Amanda Hartz, Allyson VanBelle, Heather Frahm, Jamie Tofteland, David Tofteland, Justine Heintzman, and Mavis Fodness – Rock County Star Herald.

Chairperson Eric Hartman opened the meeting with the Pledge of Allegiance. Motion made by Jarchow, second by Stratton, to approve the agenda as presented. Motion unanimously carried.

Administrative reports were given.

Elementary Principal Stacy Gillette reviewed the Covid-19 Protocols at this time.  She noted that last year each school district was required to have a Safe Learning Plan filed with the MN Department of Education.  School Districts do not have that requirement this year. This is a fluid document that will change. At this time, the school district is recommending students and staff wear masks in the building, but it is not required. The only mask requirement is when riding on school buses or in school vehicles. This is a federal mandate.  

Motion made by Baustian, second by Sehr, to approve the minutes of the July 22 and August 19, 2021, School Board meetings as presented. Motion unanimously carried.

Motion made by Bosch, second by Wrigg, to accept the following donations:

        American Flags and Classroom Flag Holders

        3D Printer and Contempo Views

        Royalties from the sale of Luverne spirit wear

Motion unanimously carried.

Superintendent Oftedahl gave a building project update. 

Motion made by Baustian, second by Jarchow, to approve payment of the district bills in the amount of $934,794.41; Student Activity checks in the amount of $117.62; and Building Project checks in the amount of $96,189.84. Motion unanimously carried.

Motion made by Bosch, second by Sehr, to receive the Student Activity Report showing the balances as of July 31, 2021. Motion unanimously carried.

Motion by Stratton, second by Bosch, to approve the Elementary Parent/Student Handbook for 2021-2022. Motion unanimously carried. Motion made by Stratton, second by Sehr, to approve the Middle/High School Parent/Student Handbook for 2021-2022. Motion unanimously carried.

Motion made by Baustian, second by Sehr, to authorize Craig Oftedahl, Tyler Reisch, and Brenda Teal to wire transfer depositories and be authorized signers on bank accounts. Motion unanimously carried.

Motion made by Stratton, second by Bosch, to approve the agreement with SW/WC Service Cooperative for Offsite Data Backup Service.  Discussion was held.  Motion unanimously carried.

Motion made by Jarchow, second by Sehr, to approve the quote from McClure Plumbing for replacement of the water main in the M/HS basement. Motion unanimously carried.

Motion made by Jarchow, second by Bosch, to approve Matt Fodness as volunteer football coach. Motion unanimously carried.

Motion made by Baustian, second by Sehr, to approve Cody Rofshus as volunteer football coach. Motion unanimously carried.

Motion made by Sehr, second by Bosch, to approve the hiring of Beryl Moser as part-time housekeeper. Motion unanimously carried.

Motion made by Baustian, second by Jarchow, to approve the hiring of Jonathon Dolo as part-time housekeeper. Motion unanimously carried.

Committee reports were given.  Member Bosch reported the AR Wood Scholarship committee met. They granted 13 total scholarships – 4 new scholarships to 2021 graduates and 9 renewal scholarships. The total was $8,000. The Personnel Committee met with the Luverne Education Association negotiation team to begin contract negotiations. 

The upcoming meeting dates were reviewed. Motion made by Bosch, second by Sehr, to adjourn the meeting. Motion unanimously carried.

Dated: August 26, 2021 Reva Sehr, Clerk

(09-30)

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