Unadopted Minutes

REGULAR SCHOOL BOARD MEETING

Albany Area Schools – ISD #745

District Board Room

July 11, 2018



1.CALL TO ORDER

The meeting was called to order by Chair Winkels at 7:00 p.m.

2.ROLL CALL

Present: Winkels, Kreuzer, McLachlan, Carbajal, Paulsen, Hansen, Gersch

Absent:  

3.0 Public Forum - none

4.0 Agenda- Additions or Deletions - none

5.0 Approvals

5.1 Previous Meeting Minutes   

Motion by Paulsen, seconded by Kreuzer to approve the minutes from the June 13, 2018 Regular School Board Meeting. Supported by all present.

5.2 Cash Flow Report—May 2018

Motion by Gersch, seconded by Hansen to approve the May Cash Flow Report. Supported by all present.

6.  Consent Agenda

AFT:

Clare Rueter, 6th Grade 2018-2019

Laurie Hommerding, Lane Change BA+15 to BA+30

MaryBeth Droogsma, Lane Change BA+30 to BA+45

Carolyn Schmitz, Lane Change BA+30 to BA+45

Stacey Zierden, Lane Change BA+30 to MA

Nicole Snoberger, Lane Change BA+45 to MA

Rachel VonWahlde, ESY Teacher

Leanne Stephens, ESY Teacher

Maria Bredeck, Kindergarten Teacher 2018-2019

Learning Adventures:

AESP:

LTS:

EXTRA CURRICULAR:

KIDS CO:  Update wages for Kids Co staff 2018-2019

  Miranda Beutz, Long Term Substitute Site Leader

SUBSTITUTES:

STUDENT WORKER:

CE: Nancy Bronson, Adam Patterson, David Cofell, Quinn Jensen

LOA:   ONE

REQUEST FOR SEVERANCE:

Ann Erickson, Per AESP Master Agreement

Duane Bredeck, Per AESP Master Agreement

RESIGNATION/RETIREMENT:

Robert Schaefer, Head Custodian-last day of work August 5, 2018

Ann Erickson, Paraprofessional-effective July 1, 2018

Rachel Kleppe, Music Teacher-effective June 19, 2018

Duane Bredeck, Paraprofessional,-effective June 21, 2018

Shannon Trvdik, Kid’s Company Assistant-effective June 25, 2018

Callie Dobis, Elementary Teacher, effective June 14, 2018

DONATIONS:   

$128.55  Huskie Booster Club - Press box supplies R#56002

$100.00  Janelle Terhaar - Learning Adventures R#56002

$5,000.00  Albany Lions Club - Band Uniforms R#56002

$4,059.76  Albany PTO - Albany Field trips R#56006

$788.50  Coborns  - MORE rewards Albany Elem R#56010

$1,055.87 Coborns - MORE rewards Avon Elem R#56010

$302.80 Avon PTO  - Avon Field trips R#56011

$100,000 - Stearns Bank - Construction Donation R#56010

Motion by Kreuzer, seconded by Paulsen to approve the July Consent Agenda. Supported by all present.

7. Reports

7.1 Building Project Updates - Ryan Breitbach reported. Renovation in old Band and Choir rooms and the Little Theater happening now. Asbestos abatement took a little longer than planned. FACS room and Band/Choir rooms should be ready by start of school.  The Little Theater area likely won’t be done then. Some minor work being done on previous new projects. Outside landscaping being done. Will place a sidewalk at the base of steps on south side of BECC by track. Softball Field to be finished by Spring. Greenhouse final drawings are to be done by next week. Bleachers in Gym done tomorrow. The courtyard by the BEAT and front entrance design discussed by Steve Stromme. A life size hand-carved Huskie and six granite benches were donated by the Jim Schiffler family. Thank you! The flag pole will be placed in large area in front of the BEAT to be easily noticed.

7.2 Purple Pride - Many cards, many thanks!

7.3 Enrollment Report - Supt Johnson reviewed the projections for 2018-19.

7.4 Activities Report - Report was given by Scott Buntje. 87% of 9-12th graders participated in extracurriculars. 80% of Junior High students were on an athletic team. On Wednesday, August 8th, there will be a meeting for all Fall Sports. Registration will be on the Website starting July 15.  Athletic trainer: still looking into it.  Hockey: fees raised by River Lakes. Affiliated Groups meeting will be August 9th. Mr. Buntje will review our philosophy of “Ed-Based Activities/Athletics” with them, along with policies, etc.  Future projects and activities discussed. Four new people will be inducted to the Athletic Hall of Fame this fall.

7.5 Student Representatives to the School Board Introductions - 2 new students will join us next month: Hunter Butkowski and Kallie Linn.

7.6 Building Goal Summary 2017-18

A. Albany Elementary - Ann Schultz and Sharon Navratil gave an overview of goals/results.

B. Avon Elementary - Sue Jenkins and Carol Braschayko reviewed their building goal progress.

C. Middle School - Pauld Conrad shared results/progress of building goals.

D. High School - Tim Wege explained the results/progress of the H.S. goals.

8. Business

8.1 Board Approved Levy Resolution

Reauthorization of Board Approved Referendum Authority

EXTRACT OF MINUTES OF MEETING

OF SCHOOL BOARD

OF INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 745

(ALBANY)

STATE OF MINNESOTA

HELD: July 11, 2018

Pursuant to due call and notice thereof, a (regular/special) meeting of the School Board of Independent School District No. 745 (ALBANY), State of Minnesota, was held in said school district on July 11, 2018, at 7 o’clock pm.

The following members were present: Winkels, Kreuzer, McLachlan, Carbajal, Paulsen, Hansen, Gersch

and the following were absent: None

Member Carbajal introduced the following resolution and moved its adoption:

RESOLUTION REAUTHORIZING A PREVIOUSLY AUTHORIZED

BOARD APPROVED REFERENDUM AUTHORITY

BE IT RESOLVED by the School Board of Independent School District No. 745, State of Minnesota, as follows:

1. The Board has previously authorized a Board approved referendum authority in the amount of $300 per adjusted pupil unit pursuant to Minnesota Statutes, Section 126C.17, Subd. 9a.  That authority expires after taxes payable in 2018.  The Board hereby reauthorizes that authority for 5 years, beginning with taxes payable in 2019.  The Board may subsequently reauthorize the Board approved referendum authority in increments of up to five years.

2. The clerk is authorized and directed to submit a copy of the adopted resolution to the Minnesota Department of Education as soon as reasonably practicable after its adoption, but in no event later than September 30, 2018.

The motion for the adoption of the foregoing resolution was duly seconded by Gersch.  On a roll call vote, the following voted in favor: Winkels, Kreuzer, McLachlan, Carbajal, Paulsen, Hansen, Gersch

and the following voted against: None

whereupon said resolution was declared duly passed and adopted.

STATE OF MINNESOTA )

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COUNTY OF STEARNS )

I, the undersigned, being the duly qualified and acting Clerk of Independent School District No. 745 (ALBANY), State of Minnesota, hereby certify that the attached and foregoing is a full, true and correct transcript of the minutes of a meeting of the school board of said school district duly called and held on the date therein indicated, so far as such minutes relate to adopting a resolution reauthorizing a previously authorized Board approved referendum authority, and that the resolution included therein is a full, true and correct copy of the original thereof.

WITNESS MY HAND officially as such clerk this 11th day of July 2018.



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Clerk

8.2 LTFM 10- Year Plan Approval

Motion by Kreuzer, seconded by Carbajal to approve the LTFM 10- Year Plan. Supported by all present.

8.3 Resolution for Membership in the Minnesota State High School League

Motion by Kreuzer, seconded by Carbajal to approve the continued membership in the MSHSL. Supported by all present.

8.4 Staffing Updates - Supt. Johnson reviewed changes in staffing. 



8.5 School Resource Officer Agreement

Motion by Kreuzer, seconded by McLachlan to approve the SRO Agreement for the 2018-19 School Year. All in favor, except Carbajal abstaining.

8.6 Building Handbooks

Motion by Paulsen, seconded by McLachlan to approve the Albany Elementary Handbook.   Supported by all present.      

Motion by Gersch, seconded by Kreuzer to approve the Avon Elementary Handbook.   Supported by all present.    

Motion by Kreuzer, seconded by McLachlan to approve the Albany Middle School Handbook.   Supported by all present.    

Motion by Gersch, seconded by McLachlan to approve the Albany High School Handbook.   Supported by all present.    

Motion by Kreuzer, seconded by Gersch to approve the Athletics and Activities Handbook.   Supported by all present.                  

8.7 MSBA Renewal

Motion by Kreuzer, seconded by Carbajal to approve continued membership and services with MSBA. Supported by all present.

8.8 Policy 104 School District Mission Statement

Motion by Carbajal, seconded by Hansen to approve Policy 104 as presented. Supported by all present.

8.9 Policy 213 School Board Committees

Motion by Kreuzer, seconded by Gersch to approve Policy 213 as presented. Supported by all present.

8.10 Policy 520 Student Surveys

Motion by Carbajal, seconded by Hansen to approve Policy 520 as presented. Support by all present.

8.11 Policy 509 Enrollment of Nonresident Students – Second Read

8.12 Principals Contract

Motion by Hansen, seconded by Kreuzer to approve the 2018-20 Principals Contract. Supported by six board members, opposed by one (Carbajal).

8.13 Director of Teaching and Learning Contract

Motion by Hansen, seconded by McLachlan to approve the 2018-20 Director of Teaching and Learning Contract. Supported by all present.

9. Committee Reports

Minutes attached to Boardbook.

9.1 CMETS Governing Board Meeting

A schedule of board related meetings can be found on the district website.

10. Superintendent Report

A. August Work Session Agenda items discussed

B. Auction of Obsolete items to be held in bus garage on Thursday, July 26, from 3-5:00 pm.  Open to public.

C. BLT “reboot” retreat will be August 6th.

D. On September 17, two attorneys will give a presentation on social media responsibility called “10 Seconds”. This will be for Students grades 6-12.

E. Gymnastics Program meeting with some parents and Supt. went well. Discussed future sports and facility needs.

F. August 27, 11am: School Board serving lunch to staff.

11. Closed Meeting for Superintendent’s Performance Review - Kreuzer made a motion to close the meeting for the Supt. Performance Review and to take a 5 minute recess. McLachlan seconded.  Supported by all present.

12. Reopen the Closed Meeting - Hansen made a motion to adjourn the closed meeting and reopen the regular meeting; McLachlan seconded. Supported by all present.

13. Adjournment

Agenda completed at 10:25 pm, and a motion to adjourn was made by Kreuzer. Seconded by Gersch. Supported by all present.



Patricia Gersch, Clerk



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      Greg Johnson, Superintendent

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NOTICE OF MECHANIC’S LIEN SALE

Please take notice that at the address of Copart, 200 County Road 159, Avon, MN 56310 at 2 o’clock on August 8, 2018, the Sheriff of Stearns County will sell to the highest cash bidder a 2003 Dodge Caravan.  Storage and lien sale fees are due as of June 7, 2018 is $219.47.

The storage will continue to accrue at $20.00 per day until the sale date.

Owner(s): Joseph E. Buzay.

Lienholders: None

PLEASE NOTE-THIS MAY BE A SALVAGE VEHICLE.

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NOTICE OF MECHANIC’S LIEN SALE

Please take notice that at the address of Copart, 200 County Road 159, Avon, MN 56310 at 2 o’clock on August 8, 2018, the Sheriff of Stearns County will sell to the highest cash bidder a 2009 Toyota Camry.  Storage and lien sale fees are due as of June 15, 2018 is $1,169.45.

The storage will continue to accrue at $20.00 per day until the sale date.

Owner(s): Prince Twins NIG Limited.

Lienholders: None

PLEASE NOTE-THIS MAY BE A SALVAGE VEHICLE.

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STATE OF MINNESOTA

COUNTY OF STEARNS 

DISTRICT COURT

SEVENTH JUDICIAL 

DISTRICT

Court File No.: 73-PR-18-5733

In Re: Estate of

Irene Obermiller,

Decedent

NOTICE AND ORDER FOR HEARING ON PETITION FOR FORMAL PROBATE OF WILL AND APPOINTMENT OF PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE AND NOTICE TO CREDITORS

It is Ordered and Notice is given that on August 24, 2018, at 8:45 a.m., a hearing will be held in this Court at St. Cloud, Minnesota, on a petition for the formal probate of an instrument purporting to be the decedent’s Will dated September 29, 2016 and for the appointment of Carl D. Obermiller, whose address is 3440 Orchard Avenue N., Crystal, MN 55422; as personal representative of the decedent’s estate in an unsupervised administration.

Any objections to the petition must be raised at the hearing or filed with the Court prior to the hearing. If the petition is proper and no objections are filed or raised, the personal representative will be appointed with the full power to administer the decedent’s estate, including the power to collect all assets; pay all legal debts, claims, taxes, and expenses; sell real and personal property; and do all necessary acts for the decedent’s estate.

Notice is further given that, subject to Minn. Stat. § 524.3-801, all creditors having claims against the decedent’s estate are required to present the claims to the personal representative or to the Court within four (4) months after the date of this notice or the claims will be barred.

By the court

Dated: July 10, 2018

William J. Cashman

Judge of District Court

Dated: July 10, 2018

George Lock

Court Administrator

Paul A. Ampe, 

Attorney at Law

MN#133395

321 Railroad Avenue, 

P.O. Box 459

Albany, MN 56307

Telephone: 320-845-4765

Facsimile: (320) 845-7414

e-Mail: ampelaw@albanytel.com

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Farming Township

Public Accuracy Test

Primary Election

 

There will be a Public Accuracy Test of the Automark Handicapped Voting Machine and the Ballot Counting Machine on Tuesday, July 31, 2018 in the Township Board Room of the Farming Community Center at 11:00 am. This testing is open to the public.

 

The Primary Election will be held on Tuesday, August 14, 2018 in the Township Board Room of the Farming Community Center in the Town of Farming. Polls will be open from 7:00 am to 8:00 pm.

 

Judy Bruemmer

Farming Township Clerk



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NOTICE

CITY OF HOLDINGFORD

PUBLIC ACCURACY TEST

The Public Accuracy Test for ballot accuracy for the Primary Election will be held on Thursday, August 2nd at 12:00 p.m. at Holdingford City Hall. This is open for public viewing.

Sandra Meer

City Clerk-Treasurer

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public notice

On Thursday, July 26, 2018, from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., Albany Area Schools will be holding a sealed bid auction of equipment and furnishings no longer usable by the district. The auction will be held in the district bus garage located just north of the Albany Area Middle School/High School building. The sale will close at 5:00 p.m. and all items will be awarded for pick up the same day by 6:00 p.m.

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Avon Township

Public Accuracy Test & Primary Election

Avon Township residents are hereby notified that the upcoming Primary Election will be held on Tuesday, August 14, 2018, from 7:00 AM to 8:00 PM.  Avon Township residents, in both Precinct 1 and Precinct 2, vote at the Avon Township Hall, 16881 Queens Road, Avon (MN).  

Avon Township will conduct a Public Accuracy Test of the optical scan voting equipment on Tuesday, August 7, 2018 at 10:00 AM in the Avon Township Hall, 16881 Queens Road, Avon, MN.  This testing is open to the public.  Avon Township Hall is handicap accessible.

Stephen G. Saupe

Avon Township Clerk

Published in the Avon/Albany Enterprise Wednesday, July  25, 2018.

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ALBANY TOWNSHIP

ELECTION NOTICE

AND

TESTING OF VOTING EQUIPMENT



Notice is hereby given that the Federal/State Primary Election for registered voters in Albany Township will be held on Tuesday, August 14, 2018 at the Albany Fire Hall. (231 Fourth St, Albany MN) Polls will be open from 7:00 A.M. To 8:00 P.M.



The Public Accuracy Test of the voting equipment will be held on Tuesday, August 7, 2018, at 4:30 P.M. At the Albany Fire Hall This test is open to the General Public.



Diane Noll, Clerk

Albany Township



Published in the Albany Enterprise Wednesday July 25 and Aug. 1, 2018.



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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

CITY OF ALBANY

PLANNING COMMISSION

There will be a Planning Commission meeting in and for the City of Albany, Stearns County, Minnesota, at 6:30 o’clock in the evening on Thursday, August 9, 2018, in the Council room at 400 Railroad Avenue for the said City for the following:

The public hearing will be held on a request by G and S Ramler Holdings, LLC, 601 Railroad Avenue, Albany, MN for a Conditional Use Permit (Section 80.21, Exterior Material Requirements) to consider an exterior building design alternative in a C1-Core Commercial District. 

Anyone wishing to comment will be heard at the public hearing and written comments may be forwarded to the office of the City Clerk/Administrator before the time of the public hearing.  

Tom Schneider

Clerk/Adm.

Published in the Albany Enterprise, on this 25th day of July, 2018.

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