Lester Prairie School Board Minutes

Lester Prairie Public Schools
Wednesday, February 13th, 2013, 6:30 p.m.
Lester Prairie School Media Center
A regular meeting of the Board of Education, District #424, Lester Prairie, McLeod County, Minnesota was held on Wednesday, February 13th, 2013, at the Lester Prairie Public Schools Media Center.
Roll call was taken and the following board members were present: Gregg Machemehl, Karla Heigl, MerriLea Kyllo, Bob Carlson, Rawelin Radtke, and Matthew Klitzke. Administration present was Mike McNulty & Jeremy Schmidt. Guests present were Dave Uecker (custodial Supervisor), Troy Feltmann (videographer) and Ivan Raconteur from the Herald Journal Newspaper.
Pledge of Allegiance was led by Bob Carlson.
Motion by Greg Machemehl, seconded by MerriLea Kyllo to approve the Consent Agenda as modified, to approve the minutes of the Re-Organizational Board Meeting on 1/9/2013 and to pay bills in the amount of $137,768.76. Student Activity fees were $1,814.68. Voting was 5 for and 0 against.
Administrative Reports
Mr. Schmidt Report: See Attachment A for full Principal’s report.
Activities Director Report: See Attachment B for full Ad’s report. Gym floor was discussed; no action taken.
Mr. McNulty Report: MSBA Annual Leadership Recap. Karla Heigl & Mike McNulty attended In January. Possible Health and Safety changes will be brought to March or April meeting.
Facilities Report: See Attachment C for full Facilities report.
District student count as of 2/8/2013 is 413.
School Board Reports
LPEE: Mr. Schmidt attended recent meeting. School Carnival date conflict. Library Update; program is now active online to utilize catalog system (training in progress). 200 Readers Digest books were donated.
Tech/Media: Matt Klitzke attended the annual LCTN Board meeting on 2/6/2013 at ACGC. Re-org of the LCTN board officers took place. LCTN Bandwidth usage and future usage was also discussed.
Final reading and action to approve Policy 704 – Fixed assets for the Lester Prairie School Board. Motion by Klitzke, seconded by Carlson to approve Policy 704. Voting was 6 for and 0 against.
New Business
Motion was made by Carlson and seconded by Machemehl to approve resolution directing the administration to make recommendations for reductions in programs and positions as reasons therefore (Roll Call Vote). Carlson - yes, Heigl – yes, Kyllo – yes, Klitzke – yes, Machemehl – yes. 6 for, 0 against.
Motion was made by Heigl and seconded by Machemehl to seek quotes for 2013 lawn care services. Voting was 6 for, 0 against.
Motion was made by Carlson, seconded by Heigl to approve the 2013-2014 School Calendar. Voting was 6 for, 0 against.
Motion was made by Radtke and seconded by Machemehl to approve the 1-9-2013 Regular School Board Meeting Minutes. Voting was 6 for, 0 against.
Meeting was adjourned at 7:44 p.m.
Matthew D. Klitzke, Clerk ISD #424
Published in the Herald Journal March 18, 2013.

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