Lester Prairie School Board Minutes

SPECIAL MEETING of the SCHOOL BOARD of EDUCATION
Lester Prairie Public Schools
Wednesday February 13th, 2019 5:45pm
Lester Prairie School Media Center
Roll call was taken and the following board members were present: Steve Ziermann, Marc Sebora, Meganne Stifter-Knoll, Mary Otto, and Corbey Hentges with Rebecca Heimerl absent. Administration present: Jeremy Schmidt, Mike Lee. Guests: Angie Litzau, Angie Christianson
• Motion by Ziermann, 2nd Sebora to approve the bond referendum on May 14th, 2019, asking one question 15 million.
o Discussion took place – Board member Ziermann expressing concerns to do it right the first time. Otto expressed concern to move it to one question and not having to come back to the public down the road. Other board members expressed concerns of the dollar amount.
Vote: Ziermann and Sebora for, Other 3 were against
Motion Failed.
• Motion by Hentges 2nd Stifter-Knoll to approve the bond referendum on May 14th, 2019, asking one question 13 million
o Discussion took place - Each board member expressing their concerns to move the bond referendum to one question vs. two. Vote: 4 for, Ziermann against
Motion passed.
• Motion by Otto, 2nd by Stifter-Knoll to approve the 2018-2019 school calendar with February 18th, 2019 and April 22nd, 2019 as school make-up days per teacher contract as the first make up day over 2 emergency/weather related no-school days.
Vote: 5 for, 0 against.
Meeting was adjourned at 6:54 P.M.
Steven D. Ziermann, Clerk ISD #424
Published in the Herald Journal March 22, 2019.