Lester Prairie School Board Minutes

SPECIAL MEETING of the SCHOOL BOARD of EDUCATION
Lester Prairie Public Schools
Monday May 6th, 2019 5:45 PM
Lester Prairie School Media Center
Roll call was taken and the following board members were present: Steve Ziermann, Meganne Stifter-Knoll, Mary Otto, Rebecca Heimerl, Marc Sebora and Corbey Hentges. Administration present: Jeremy Schmidt, Mike Lee. Staff: Alice Daak, Katie Carmine. Guests: Steve Niklaus, Gary Lee with MSBA and Ivan Raconteur for the Herald Journal.
• Motion by Heimerl 2nd by Sifter-Knoll to approve the Consent Agenda as presented.
Vote: 6 for, 0 against.
Notice/Posting for School Superintendent Screening Meeting
1. Board reviewed each applicant step by step with MSBA
2. Each board member provided views on each candidate
3. Narrowed candidates down to five by points given by each board member.
4. Candidates C,N,P, U and V were chosen
• Motion by Sebora 2nd by Heimerl to approve the final five candidates as presented by MSBA for interview. Vote: 6 for, 0 against.
Action to approve Contract with MLA Architects for the up and coming Board Referendum
• Motion by Sebora 2nd by Ziermann to approve the contract as presented
Vote: 6 for, 0 against
Action to approve Amy Hoese Schultz for Special Education Para Professional with assigned duties
• Motion by Heimerl 2nd by Ziermann to approve the contract as presented
Vote: 6 for, 0 against
Action to approve Angela Hoover as Little Learners Para Professional with assigned duties
• Motion by Stifter-Knoll 2nd by Otto to approve the contract as presented
Vote: 6 for, 0 against
Action to approve Jonathan Koehler as Secondary Language Arts Teacher with assigned Duties for 2019-2020 school year
• Motion by Otto 2nd by Heimerl to approve the contract as presented
Vote: 6 for, 0 against
Action to accept the resignation of Janelle Afrasiab as HS Business and Spanish Teacher at LP Schools at the end of the 2018-2019 school year.
• Motion by Heimerl 2nd by Otto to approve the resignation as presented
Vote: 6 for, 0 against
Action to approve contract with NIS for Consulting Services related to Employee Health Insurance.
• Motion by Heimerl 2nd by Otto to approve the contract as presented
Vote: 6 for, 0 against
Action to approved the contract with Eide Bailly for Financial audit of statements for June 30, 2019, June 30, 2020, and June 30, 2021.
• Motion by Otto 2nd by Stifter-Knoll to approve the contract as presented.
Vote: 6 for, 0 against
Meeting was adjourned at 7:15 P.M.
Steven D. Ziermann, Clerk ISD #424
Published in the Herald Journal June 21, 2019.