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ELLSWORTH PUBLIC SCHOOL REGULAR SCHOOL BOARD MEETING

September 27, 2013

Monday, August 19, 2013
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Legal Notice

ELLSWORTH PUBLIC SCHOOL REGULAR SCHOOL BOARD MEETING

School Library Ellsworth, Minnesota

Monday, August 19, 2013

  The regular school board meeting was called to order by Chairman Cliff Schilling at 6:30 p.m.  A roll call revealed all members present except Tracy Schultz & Jeff Boltjes.

  Staff present:  George Berndt, John Widvey, & Darcey Groen.

  Visitors present:  Amy Leuthold, Nancy Popkes, Mike Deutsch, Amber Leuthold, Andy Onken, Jean Onken, Julie Kramer, Polly Timmer, & Korey Meester.

  A motion was made by Goedken and seconded by Kruse to approve the minutes of the regular meeting held on July 15, 2013 with one correction. Motion carried.

  A motion was made by Kruse and seconded by Goedken to approve all bills and claims. Motion carried.

  The Board of Education reviewed the Student Activity Fund.

  The Board of Education reviewed the Treasurer’s Report. A motion was made by Werner and seconded by Kruse to approve the Treasurer’s Report.  Motion carried.  

Mr. Berndt reported on the following items:

1.  Presented a contract with Michelle Kannegieter as 1/2 time Title I teacher for the 2013-2014 school year.  

A motion was made by Goedken and seconded by Werner to approve the contract with Michelle Kannegieter as 1/2 time Title I teacher for the 2013-2014 school year.  Motion carried.

2.  Presented a resignation submitted by Arnold Arends, night custodian.  

A motion was made by Kruse and seconded by Werner to accept the resignation submitted by Arnold Arends, night custodian.  Motion carried. 

3.  Presented a resignation submitted by Sheri Van Der Brink, Paraprofessional.

  A motion was made by Kruse and seconded by Goedken to accept the resignation submitted by Sheri Van Der Brink, Paraprofessional.  Motion carried. 

4.  Mr. Berndt reported that there will be a football game on August 29th at Aldon-Conger.

5.  Presented information on Paraprofessionals.

6.  Dave Goedken reported on the following items:

a.   Buses

b.   FB field cleanup

c.   Oxi Blast system has been installed.

d.    Band room repairs

e.    Bathroom repairs

f.    Lawn mower  

A motion was made by Werner and seconded by Goedken to declare the lawnmower/snow blower surplus property and offer it for sale.  Motion carried.

  Financial Consultant John Widvey presented the following items:

1.  Presented bids for dairy products for the 2013-2014 school year.

  A motion was made by Goedken and seconded by Kruse to accept the low bid submitted by Scott's Dairy.  Motion carried.

2.  Presented bids for propane gas for the 2013-2014 school year.  

A motion was made by Goedken and seconded by Kruse to accept the low bid submitted by Lakes Gas. Motion carried.

3.  Presented the 2013-2014 expenditure budget of $2,119,669.00 and

revenue budget of $2,028,582.00 for approval.

A motion was made by Goedken and seconded by Werner to approve the expenditure and revenue budgets as presented. Motion carried.

4.  Presented the FY14 Integration Revenue Budget in the amount of $13,940.00.  

A motion was made by Werner and seconded by Kruse to approve the FY14 Integration Revenue Budget as presented.  Motion carried.

5.  A discussion took place regarding a special election to increase the school district's operating levy.

6.  Presented information on Truth in Taxation.

7.  Presented an estimated cost for the replacement of the food service equipment that does not meet NSF standards in the amount of $26,205.00.  The district would be using health and safety revenue as approved by the MDE to purchase the food service equipment.

A motion was made by Werner and seconded by Kruse to use health and safety revenue to purchase the food service equipment that does not meet NSF standards.  Motion carried.

8.  Presented an estimated cost of $5,800.00 to replace the stage curtains that do not meet state fire code standards. The district would be using health and safety revenue as approved by the MDE to purchase the stage curtains.

  A motion was made by Kruse and seconded by Goedken to use health and safety revenue to purchase stage curtains.  Motion carried.

  There being no further business Chairman Cliff Schilling called for a motion to adjourn.  A motion was made by Goedken and seconded by Kruse to adjourn.  Motion carried.  The meeting adjourned at 7:25 p.m.

Respectfully submitted, Ellsworth District 514 School Board Clerk ______________________________   


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