Regular School Board Minutes - Melrose Area Public Schools Monday, September 23, 2019

Chair Heller called the meeting to order at 7:00 pm. The Pledge of Allegiance was recited. The following members were present: Mr. Heller, Mrs. Winter, Mr. Heidgerken, Mrs Feldewerd, Mr. Dufner & Mrs. Uphoff. Mr. Klasen was absent. Mr. Winter, Mr. Anderson, Mr. Conrad & Mr. Doetkott were also present.

Mrs. Winter moved, with a second by Mr. Heidgerken, to approve the amended agenda. There was additions to the Personnel Action. The Motion was unanimously carried.

Nothing report to Open Forum. No action taken.

Board reports were given. No action taken.

Administrative reports were given. No action taken.

Mrs. Davis and students along with Ms. Vedbraaten gave a presentation on the 2019 Spanish trip. No action taken.

The Board & Mr. Winter held a first review of Policy 419 - Tobacco-Free Environment; Possession & Use of Tobacco, Tobacco-Related Devices, & Electronic Delivery Devices. No action taken.

The Board & Mr. Winter held a first review of Policy 509 - Enrollment of Nonresident Students. No action taken.

The Board & Mr. Winter held a first review of Policy 713 - Student Activity Accounting. No action taken.

Mrs. Uphoff moved, with a second by Mr. Dufner, to approve the following consent agenda items:

• August 26, 2019 Regular Board Meeting Minutes

• Bills & Wire Transfers in the amount of $1,671,851.23

• New Hire - Amanda Nathe - Paraprofessional - Elementary - Part time - Effective - 8-26-19

• New Hire - Beatriz Munoz - Preschool Assistant - Elementary - Part time - Effective - 9-5-19

• New Hire - Shelby Engebretson - Cheer Volunteer - High School - Part time - Effective 9-4-19

• New Hire - Stephanie Osterberg - Step 12 - Asst. Play Director - High School - Part time -

Effective - 9-4-19 - 11-13-19

• New Hire - Matt Kiminski - Step 1 - Pianist - High School - Part time - Effective - 9-4-19 -

11-13-19

• New Hire - Dana Finken - Addl 7⁄8 Volleyball Coach - High School - Part time - Effective -

Prorated from 9-11-19

• New Hire - Abigail Manning - Dutchmen Explorer - Community Education - Part time - Effective

- 9-6-19

• New Hire - Alyssa Wagner - Elem Gymnastics Coach - Community Education - Part time -

Effective - 9-16-19

• New Hire - Gabby Walther - Dutchmen Explorer - Community Education - Part time - Effective -

9-19-19

• New Hire - Jen Traeger - JV Volleyball Coach - High School - Part time - Effective - 8-27-19

• New Hire - Jenna Terres - Dutchmen Explorer - Community Education - Part time - Effective -

9-30-19

• Resignation - Lisa Brixius - Reading Interventionist - Elementary - Full time - Effective -

10-11-19

• Retirement - Barb Dettler - 25 Years of Service - Teacher - High School - Full time - Effective -

6-4-20

• Resignation - Lisa Goerdt - Preschool Assistant - Elementary - Part time - Effective - 9-26-19

• Leave Request - Emily Zachmann - Teacher - Elementary - Full time - Approx. 2-27-20 - FMLA

• Leave Request - Scott Brever - Teacher - Middle School - Full time - Various Dates - Paternity

• Leave Request - Courtney Fiedler - Paraprofessional - Elementary - Full time - Approx. 11-21-19

- FMLA

The Motion was unanimously carried.

Mr. Dufner moved, with a second by Mrs. Uphoff, to approve the Treasurer’s Report. The Motion was unanimously carried.

Mr. Heidgerken moved, with a second by Mrs. Winter, to approve the following donations:

• 9-3-19 - Freeport Lions - High School - Boys Soccer Uniforms - $1,000.00

• 9-3-19 - Central MN Credit Union - District - Food Service Debt - $100.00

• 9-13-19 - John Dough’s Pizza, Inc. - High School - Volleyball Team Banner - $150.00

• 9-13-19 - Lions Corner Pub Gambling - High Schools - Boys Soccer Uniforms - $1,000.00 

• 9-16-19 - Steven Evaslage Trucking Inc. - High School - Football Fundraiser - $250.00

Upon a roll call vote being taken. Those voting in favor thereof:

Mr. Heller, Mrs. Winter, Mr. Dufner, Mrs. Feldewerd, Mr. Heidgerken & Mrs. Uphoff. Mr. Klasen was absent.

Those voting against the same: None

The said Resolution was duly passed and adopted.

Mrs. Uphoff moved, with a second by Mr. Dufner, to approve the MSHSL Foundation Grant. The Motion was unanimously carried.

Mrs. Winter moved, with a second by Mr. Heidgerken, to approve the Truth-In-Taxation hearing for Monday, December 16, 2019 at 7:00 pm. The Motion was unanimously carried.

Mrs. Uphoff moved, with a second by Mrs. Winter, to approve the Maximum Levy Certification for 2019 Payable 2020. The Motion was unanimously carried.

Mr. Heidgerken moved, with a second by Mr. Dufner, to approve the Open Campus for the Senior Class for 2019-20. The Motion was unanimously carried.

Mr. Dufner moved, with a second by Mrs. Feldewerd, to approve the resolution Designating Tamara Oliver as our Identified Official with Authority for Education Identity Access Management (EDIAM). The Motion was unanimously carried.

Mrs. Uphoff moved, with a second by Mrs. Winter, to approve the GAPP trip for June-July 2020. The Motion was unanimously carried.

Mrs. Winter moved, with a second by Mr. Dufner, to adjourn the meeting at 8:02 pm. The Motion was unanimously carried.

Becky Feldewerd, Clerk.

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