Lester Prairie School Board Minutes

REGULAR MEETING OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF EDUCATION
Lester Prairie Public Schools
Thursday, October 23, 2014 at 6:00 p.m.
Lester Prairie School Media Center
Roll call was taken and the following board members were present: MerriLea Kyllo, Greg Machemehl, Karla Heigl & Matthew Klitzke, Rolllie Radtke. Administration present: Mike McNulty & Activities Director Blaine Walstrom.
Pledge of Allegiance was led by Matt Klitzke.
Motion by Kyllo, seconded by Radtke to approve minutes of the Regular Board meeting on 9/22/2014. In the same motion, approval to pay bills in the amount of $320,199.41 and student activity fees in the amount of $2,996.27. Voting was 5 for, 0 against.
Recognition of Communications since Last Meeting:
• Board & Administration continue to receive positive feedback regarding gym bleacher/floor project.
• Board acknowledged Bulldog Volleyball & Football team postseason success.
Administrative Reports:
Mr. Schmidt’s K-12 report: Mr. Schmidt not present; handout.
Activities Director Walstrom: discussed alternative options regarding football district. Gym floor completed. Bleacher installation update.
Facilities Report: Handout.
Mr. McNulty’s report: Discussed upcoming election process, Homeless Liaison Training, Census data, and Xcel Energy Report. WBWF update was provided.
Policy Administration:
Student count as of 10/16/14 for K-12 is 434.
Motion by Klitzke, seconded by Machemehl to approve policy 800.1. Voting was 5 for, 0 against.
Old Business:
District Teachers agreed to LP Teacher Evaluation.
Personnel Issues
Motion by Kyllo, seconded by Klitzke, to approve the Jr. High Girls Basketball Coach contract for Ross Scheevel. Voting was 5 for, 0 against.
School Finances
Motion by Heigl, seconded by Klitzke to approve the 2014-2015 Litzau Excavating Snow Removal Contract. Voting was 5 for, 0 against.
New Business:
Motion by Machemehl, seconded by Kyllo to approve donations made to the LP School in excess of $73,000. Voting was 5 for, 0 against.
Motion by , seconded by to approve Notary support for Mrs. Daak and Ms. Elling. This benefit will be provided to the school staff and to the general public as requested. Voting was 5 for, 0 against.
Motion by Radtke, seconded by Klitzke to approve adding a phone for Dean of Students Joe Scoblic. Voting was 5 for, 0 against.
Motion by Radtke, seconded by Kyllo to approve the addition of a USAgain bin outside of Lester Prairie School. Bin will be located outside of storage building on south side of school. Voting was 5 for, 0 against.
Meeting was adjourned at 7:18 p.m.
Published in the Herald Journal Nov. 24, 2014.

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