Lester Prairie School Board Minutes

Lester Prairie Public Schools
Tuesday, July 30th, 2013, 7:00 pm
Lester Prairie School Media Center
A special meeting of the Board of Education, District #424, Lester Prairie, McLeod County, Minnesota was held on Tuesday, July 30th, 2013, 7 p.m., at the Lester Prairie Public Schools Media Center.
Roll call was taken and the following board members were present: Rawelin Radtke, MerriLea Kyllo, Gregg Machemehl, Karla Heigl, Bob Carlson and Matthew Klitzke. Administration present: Mike McNulty & Jeremy Schmidt. Ivan Raconteur was there from the Herald Journal Newspaper. Guests included Jill Fiecke.
Pledge of Allegiance was led by Matt Klitzke.
Old Business
• Motion by Bob Carlson, second by Radtke to approve the omitted July 2, 2012 regular board meeting minutes. Voting was 5 for, 0 against. (Kyllo abstained since she was not on board during that time).
New Business
• Motion by Klitzke, second by Machemehl to approval the Cooperative Sponsorship of Activities of a joint high school Boys Soccer program with Mayer Lutheran High School, Watertown-Mayer High School and Lester Prairie High School. Voting was 6 for, 0 against.
• Motion by Heigl, second by Klitzke to approve RAM General Contracting to remove the ceilings in 2 high school restrooms so sprinkler pipes can be installed and replace the ceilings at a cost of $4,620.00. Voting was 4 for, 0 against (Machemehl & Radtke abstained).
• The need for storage space was discussed. Due to a notice from the State Fire Marshal, the school can no longer store items in rooms where electrical panels are present. The board reviewed a proposal from RAM General Contracting which reflected the construction of a storage building within the school courtyard. No action was taken by the board at this time.
Personel Issues
• Motion by Carlson, second by Klitzke to approve the hiring of Nelia Olson as a Social Studies teacher. Voting was 3 for, 3 against. Vote failed.
Meeting was adjourned at 8:10 p.m.
Matthew D. Klitzke, Clerk ISD #424
Published in the Herald Journal Sept. 2, 2013.

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