The Board of Education of Independent School District #592, Climax, Minnesota held their regular meeting on Monday November 16, 2015 at 6:00 pm in the Music Room at the Climax-Shelly School.
Brad Erickson called the meeting to order with the following members present: Julie Cakebread, Jon Carlson, Brad Erickson, Kym Grove, and Bryan Stortroen. James Bowling and Toscha Larson were not in attendance. Superintendent Bill Walters, K-12 Principal Nancy Newcomb, and large number faculty were also present. I sign in sheet is available.
Julie moved Bryan seconded the following motion: BE IT RESOLVED that the Agenda be approved as presented. Motion passed by unanimous vote.
Jon moved Kym seconded the following motion: BE IT RESOLVED that the minutes of the October 21, 2015 regular meeting are approved as presented. Motion passed by unanimous vote.
Communications: Region 1 paperwork if anyone is interested in running for the board of directors.
Superintendent’s Report: The new stage curtain will have no lettering on it when it is put up in December. Climax Community Club could give up to half the funding for the new elementary lockers. Central Valley tuition agreement will be on the December agenda, Had a number of bus repairs this past month, ACA Compliance update. Region I Joint Powers Election, Time Clock Plus discussion.
Principal Newcomb gave the following report: Pledge of Allegiance being done every Monday in the High School and Elementary. Flu shot being done Nov. 23rd at school, Increased number of kids on the honor roll for first quarter, School Messenger is now working well.
Athletic Director Report-New side backboards will be installed over Christmas. They are very heavy and require a lift and a number of people to help. We have found Jr. High girls basketball coaches for this year. Winter sports is off and running.
Bryan moved Jon seconded the following motion: BE IT RESOLVED that payment totaling $53,003.44 be authorized by the following checks #48133 to #48184 for regular monthly bills be approved and that end of the month bills totaling $19,184.98 for checks #48115 to check #48132 also be approved. There were no voided checks. Wire transfers totaled $51,635.29 for the month. The student activity account was also reviewed. Motion passed by unanimous vote.
Julie moved Bryan seconded the following motion: BE IT RESOLVED to accept the Treasurer’s Report as presented. Motion passed by unanimous vote.
OLD BUSINESS – NONE
Bryan moved Kym seconded the following motion: BE IT RESOLVED to approve
The purchase of new lockers for the elementary school. Motion passed by unanimous vote.
Bryan moved second by Kym: BE IT RESOLVED that the cash fund be increased from $1000 to $2,000 to insure we have proper funds on hand to pay out during Winter Activities. Motion passed by unanimous vote
Julie Moved seconded by Bryan BE IT RESOLVED to the trip to Fargo N.D. by the Climax-Shelly Robotics Team for the regional competition. Motion passed by unanimous vote
Jon moved second by Kym the following motion: BE IT RESOLVED to adjourn the meeting at 7:48 p.m. Motion passed by unanimous vote.
The December meeting is scheduled for Monday December 21st at 6:00 pm and will include an agenda item to review the 2014-15 budget and certified tax levy. (Truth and Taxation)
Julie Cakebread, Clerk
(Febrrary 3, 2016)