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ASEC Board of Directors’ Meeting Minutes- July 16, 2013(1002)

ASEC Board of Directors’ Meeting Minutes- July 16, 2013
Clarke called the regular meeting of the Board of Directors for the Area Special Education Cooperative to order at 9:30 a.m. at the Ness Café in Erskine, MN. Board Members present were Joel Young, Brian Clarke, James Guetter, Randy Bruer, Lance Northey, Mike Kolness, Chris Mills, Mark Nohner, and Mark Lundin. Absent members were Dave Pace, Ollen Church, Norm Baumgarn, and Lon Jorgensen. Gary Jones was also present.
Motion by Guetter, seconded by Mills to approve the June 18, 2013 board meeting minutes as presented. UC Motion by Guetter, seconded by Guetter to approve the modified agenda adding Egeland, Fredstrom, and Conati contracts as
Action Item i. and reviewing the fund balancy policy was added as Action Item j. UC Motion by Guetter, seconded by Bruer to approve the July 2013 bill run including Check #’s 38535 – 38575, Liquid Asset Transfer to US Bank of $300,000.00 on June 7, 2013 and Financial Report and Expenditure/Revenue Report ending June 30, 2013.
Jones discussed the impact of sequestration, search for school psychologist and talked about content of back-to-school administrators’ meeting.
On behalf of the ASEC Negotiating Committee, Mills will be the lead negotiator.
Motion by Bruer, seconded by Guetter to elect the following officers for 2013-2014: Chairman: David Pace;
Vice-Chairman: Norm Baumgarn; Secretary: Ollen Church; and Treasurer: Chris Mills. UC Motion by Mills, seconded by Church to approve the following: 2013-2014 official depositories as US Bank and MN School District Liquid Asset Fund, 2013-2014 official newspaper as East Grand Forks Exponent; 2013-2014
Annual Delegation of authority to make electronic fund transfers to Shawn Egeland; 2013-2014 Policy
Control Plan; 2013-2014 Substitute Teacher Pay as $90 a day; 2013-2014 district office space leases with
ASEC to EGF ($15,000) and Fosston ($5000); and to approve ASEC Credit Card Purchase Authority to Gary Jones. UC Motion by Mills, seconded by Young to approve contracts for Fredstrom, Egeland, and Conati. UC The fund balance policy was reviewed.
The next meeting was tentatively scheduled for Tuesday, August 20, 2013 at the Blue Moose Restaurant in East Grand Forks.
Meeting was adjourned at 10:30 a.m.
Gary Jones, Director
Ollen Church, Governing Board Secretary
(September 18, 2013)

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