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School District 6762 Proceedings (0831)

Minutes of Regular Meeting

The Board of Trustees
Badger ISD 676

A Regular Meeting of the Board of Trustees of Badger ISD 676 was held Monday, July 11, 2016, beginning at 7:30 PM in the ITV Computer Lab.
1. Call to Order at 7:36 P.M.
1. 1. Roll Call: Jamie Isane, Jim Christianson, Connie Creviston, Cari Dostal, Carol Rhen, Jeramy Swenson
1. 2. Administration: Tom Jerome, Shena Brandt
Absent: Stacey Warne
1. 3. Department Managers: Jarod Magnusson
2. Visitors Present: Ryan Bergeron
3. Minutes
3. 1. Recommended motion: Member Christianson moved to approve the minutes of the June 13th, 2016 Regular Board Meeting. Motion seconded by Member Swenson. U.C.
4. Consent Agenda
4. 1. Pay Bills: Motion by Member Creviston to approve the payment of bills check #56882 through check #56938 as listed, Purchasing Card electronic payments dated July 4, 2016 and Electronic Fund Transfers as submitted.  Motion seconded by Member Swenson. U.C.
5. Additional Agenda Items
6. Communications
6. 1. Superintendent
6. 1. a. Building and Grounds
Burn Boilers from Fargo will come next week to repair a tube in the boiler.  
The gym floor will be resurfaced following the All School Reunion.
Received quotes for a milk cooler from GF Grocery and parts.
Drain covers in the sidewalk need to be replaced due to rust and wear.
6. 1. b. Minnesota School Boards Association
Badger School District currently is a member of the Minnesota School Boards Association
Dues are required annually
MSBA assists the Badger School District on a variety of issues such as policy development, negotiations, human resources, advice based on legal precedent, legislative lobbying
*see attached
6. 1. c. Minnesota Rural Education Association 
Badger School District currently is a member of the Minnesota Rural Education Association
MREA serves as an advocate for rural school districts at the State and Local levels
Dues are required annually 
MREA lobbies the state legislature as well as maintaining communication with the Department of Education
Staff were requested to submit ideas or suggestions for school improvement, classroom repairs, summer cleaning needs as well as technology repairs.
6. 1. d. Badger School District Financial Audit
Brady Martz will conduct Financial Audit of Badger School District
Audit will take place on site August 3rd and 4th
6. 1. e. Badger School District Certified Staff 
Ms. Sarah Kofstad has submitted letter of resignation
Position was posted immediately
Currently seeking applicants
*see attached
6. 1. f. Minnesota Unemployment Insurance
Badger School District must maintain registrant/contact with the Minnesota Unemployment Insurance
Seeking board action to formally name Mrs. Shena Brandt as account registrant and contact
*see attached
6. 1. g. Bread and Milk Bids
Annually the Badger School District calls for Bread and Milk bids for the upcoming academic year.
Bids will be reviewed and selection of vendor is anticipated during the August Board meeting.
6. 1. h. Badger School District All School Reunion
Events are scheduled throughout the town as well as our School during the reunion.
To date no request has been denied in regards to utilization of school for reunion.
*see attached
6. 1. i. FCCLA National Convention
Convention occurred in San Diego.
Badger attendees included: Advisor Gretchen Lee, Students: Robby Davy and Kennedy Truscinski
Kennedy Truscinski received a Gold 
Robby Davy received a Silver
6. 1. j. Badger School Board Election Notice of Filing Date
Filing period for School Board is August 2nd, 2016 until 5:00 p.m. August 16th, 2016
Eligible residents must submit affidavit for candidacy for School Board to Badger Office no later than 5:00 p.m. on August 16th, 2016
School Board term is four (4) years
Election will occur on November 8th, 2016
Filing notice has been submitted to Board approved newspaper for publishing.
*see attached

6.1.k.  Greenbush Middle River School District has highered Micheal Underwood as the new Principal/Athletic Director.  He will start at the beginning of August. 

6.1.l.  The August 8th board meeting will be held Tuesday, August 2nd at 7:30 pm
7. Reports
7. 1. Accept Cash Report through June 30th, 2016 subject to audit.
Motion by Member Creviston, Second by Member Rhen. U.C.
7. 2. Accept Badger School District Budget Fourth Quarter report subject to audit.
Motion by Member Swenson, Second by Member Dostal. U.C.
8. Old Business
9. New Business
9. 1. Approve Shena Brandt as Badger School District account contact and registrant with Minnesota Unemployment Insurance Agency and remove former Business Manger Mrs. Pelowski as contact and registrant.
Motion by Member Christianson, Second by Member Rhen.
9. 2. Advertise for Bread and Milk Bids.
Motion by Member Rhen, Second by Member Dostal.
9. 3. Approve Badger School District 2016 – 2017 membership renewal in the Minnesota School Boards Association.
Motion by Member Christianson, Second by Member Rhen.
9. 4. Approve 2016 – 2017 Badger School District membership renewal in the Minnesota Rural Education Association.
Motion by Member Creviston, Second by Member Swenson.
9. 5. Approve 2016 – 2017 membership renewal in the following organizations:
– MASSP/NASSP/MASA/MASE – Superintendent
– MASSP/NASSP/Northern Division – Dean of Students
– MASC – Student Council
– MAHS – National Honor Society
Motion by Member Christianson, Second by Member Rhen. 

9. 6. Approve the Student Lunch prices for the 2016 – 2017 academic year as currently exist.
Motion by Member Swenson, Second by Member Dostal. U.C.
9. 7. Approve the resignation of Sarah Kofstad
Motion by Member Rhen, Second by Member Christianson.
9. 8. Set Truth in Taxation meeting date (Initial Meeting) for Monday, December 12th at 7:30 in Badger School ITV Room.
Motion by Member Dostal, Second by Member Rhen. U.C.
9.9 Motion by Member Creviston, Second by Member Christianson to change the August Board Meeting from August 8th to August 2nd. U.C.

10. Adjourn
Motion by Member Creviston, Second by Member Christianson to adjourn the meeting at 8:12 p.m. U.C.

Upcoming Dates:
1) Regular School Board Meeting-August 2, 2016 @ 7:30 p.m. in ITV Computer Lab
 
Cari Dostal, Clerk
Jamie Isane, Chairperson
(August 10, 2016)

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