NW RIC BOARD MEETING February 6, 2017 NW RIC Office 6:00 PM

NW RIC BOARD MEETING February 6, 2017 NW RIC Office 6:00 PM NW RIC Board members present included Jim Christianson, Holly Burkel, Jessica Jacobson, Roxann Coan, Matt Nordin and Laurie Stromsodt. Also present Special Education Director Kyle Erickson, Superintendent Dave Sorgaard and NW RIC School Social Worker Jeri Nomeland. Chairperson Jacobson called the NW RIC Board Meeting to order. BE IT RESOLVED to approve the agenda as presented with an addition. Moved by Stromsodt, seconded by Nordin. Motion Carried. BE IT RESOLVED to approve nomination of Jessica Jacobson for Board Chairperson. Moved by Christianson, seconded by Stromsodt. Motion Carried. BE IT RESOLVED to approve nomination of Jim Christianson for Vice Chairperson and Holly Burkel for Clerk/Treasurer. Moved by Coan, seconded by Nordin. Motion Carried. BE IT RESOLVED to approve the following committee assignments: Policy Committee: Jim Christianson and Matt Nordin; Governing board representative for the Marshall County Children’s Mental Health/Family Services Collaborative: Jessica Jacobson; Advisory board representative for the Kittson County Children’s Mental Health Collaborative: Katie Langen. Moved by Burkel, seconded by Stromsodt. BE IT RESOLVED to approve the minutes of the November 29, 2016 regular business meeting. Moved by Christianson, seconded by Burkel. Motion Carried. BE IT RESOLVED to approve the January 2017 board bills as audited by two board members in the amount of $90,489.15. Moved by Jacobson, seconded by Stromsodt. Motion Carried. BE IT RESOLVED to approve the February 2017 board bills as audited by two board members in the amount of $31,556.59. Moved by Burkel, seconded by Coan. Motion Carried. BE IT RESOLVED to approve the revised board meeting schedule, auditors, and meet and confer schedule. Moved by Nordin, seconded by Christianson. Motion Carried. BE IT RESOLVED to approve the North Star News as the official NW RIC newspaper. Moved by Burkel, seconded by Christianson. Motion Carried. BE IT RESOLVED to approve the following board per diem rate for 2017: Board per diem rate for all board and committee meetings $80.00; Board per diem rate for all day meetings $160.00; Board per diem rate for off month bill auditing plus mileage $30.00; Chairperson per year rate $200.00; Clerk/treasurer per year rate $200.00. Moved by Christianson, seconded by Burkel. Motion Carried. BE IT RESOLVED to approve the NW RIC mileage rate at the IRS rate. Moved by Christianson, seconded by Coan. Motion Carried. BE IT RESOLVED to approve Marshall County State Bank as the NW RIC official depository. Moved by Stromsodt, seconded by Nordin. Motion Carried. BE IT RESOLVED to approve Administrative Assistant to conduct Electronic Funds Transfer transactions for Independent School District #382. Moved by Burkel, seconded by Christianson. Motion Carried. BE IT RESOLVED to approve purchase of legal services from Kennedy & Graven, Chartered. Moved by Burkel, seconded by Coan. Motion Carried. The Special Education Director presented the following reports: December 1, 2016 Child Count Hiring/Rehiring of Retired Teacher Cash Flow Cash Expenditures Motion was made by Burkel to adjourn the meeting, seconded by Christianson. Motion Carried. Meeting adjourned. The next regular NW RIC Board meeting is scheduled for Monday, April 3, 2017 at 6:00 PM at the NW RIC Office. 22

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