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New public notices published in the issue of Sept. 19, 2011
Pursuant to due call and notice thereof, a regular meeting of the Board of Education of Independent School District No. 466 (Dassel-Cokato, Minnesota) was duly held in the Dassel-Cokato Board Room, Cokato, Minnesota, on Thursday, August 25, 2011.
Board Chairman Kevin Bjork called the meeting to order at 7:00 PM.
The following members were present: Clemen, Bender, McConkey, Linder, Tormanen and Bjork. The following were absent: none. Members of the administration and public were also present.
The meeting began with the pledge of allegiance.
Motion by Linder, seconded by Tormanen, accepting the agenda as presented. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Clemen, seconded by Bender, approving payment of bills as presented including payroll, hand payables and contingency totaling $1,399,597.78. Motion carried unanimously. (A complete list of bills is available from the District Office for review.)
Communications/Open Forum: None
Board Chairman Bjork moved agenda item 10.7, High School Schedule, to follow communications / open forum.
High School Principal Jennissen and teachers Brian Veith and Geoffe Welles presented a new high school schedule that allows for PLC meetings each week and flex time the other days of the week.
Curriculum Advisory Committee (CAC) Report: None
Technology Report: None
MAWSECO Report: Vice Chair Tormanen reported on the 8/23 meeting which focused on Maintenance of effort.
Community Education Report: None
Business Manager’s Report: Business Manager Palmer updated the board on expenditures through the end of the twelfth month of fiscal year 2010-11. Business Manager Palmer also gave an update on ADM for 2010-11 which based on the last submission is at 2,260.
Superintendent’s Report: Superintendent Powers reported on new staff and summer projects.
DCRISC: Board Chair Bjork reported on the 8/25 meeting. Phase 1 is nearly complete.
SEE: None
Other Reports: Vice Chair Tormanen reported on the Summer MSBA Conference.
Motion by McConkey seconded by Tormanen approving all consent items 8.1 through 8.4, which included approval of the minutes from the July 28, 2011 Regular Board Meeting. Approval of Wire transfers made on July 29th for $300,000, August 10th for $150,000, and August 15th for $300,000.
Personnel Items: Approval of lane changes for Larry Marquette from BA+30 to BA+45, Todd Smith from BA+60 to BA+75, Danita Piepenburg from BA to BA+30, Kelly Johnson from BA+15 to BA+30, Catherine Young from BA+30 to BA+45, Brian Bessingpas from MA+15 to MA+45, Employment of Leann Gallagher as Middle School Paraeducator , Employment of Matt Hogg as Middle School Teacher LTS for Whittaker, Employment of Kelsey Dehler as part time Middle School SPED Paraeducator, Employment of Jane Hawes as Cokato Elementary Kitchen Assistant, Employment of Kevin Miller as Transportation Coordinator effective 11/1/11, Employment of Connie Hendrickson as Dassel Elementary SPED Paraeducator, Resignation of Drew Gilmore as varsity assistant football coach, Resignation of Amy Kaiser as Dassel Elem. Kitchen Assistant effective 8/25/2011, Request Approval of 2 weeks unpaid FMLA for Susan Sparboe beginning 8/29/11 to 9/10/11 approximately. Acceptance of Donations From the Kingston Lions Club - $50 donated to Dassel Elementary and $50 donated to Cokato Elementary. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Tormanen, seconded by Bender appointing Doug Burkhart to the CAC beginning with the 2011-12 school year. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Linder, seconded by Clemen approving changes to policies; 206 Public Participation in Meetings, 208 Development, Adoption, and Implementation of Policies, 406 Personnel Data, 419 Tobacco-Free Environment, 515 Pupil Records, 530 Immunization Requirements, 532 Use of Peace Officers and Crisis Teams to Remove Students with IEPs from School Grounds, 533 Wellness, 550 Kindergarten Early Admission, 613 Graduation Requirements, 618 Assessment of Student Achievement, 707 Transportation of Public School Students, 709 Transportation Safety, 712 Video Surveillance. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Bender, seconded by McConkey approving the following drivers for the 2011-12 school year:
District Regular Route CDL Drivers Brazil, Marilyn, Route 22; Breault, Kristine, Route 35, Kindergarten & Odyssey; Carlen, Harlund, Route 36; Holm, Randy, Route 34; Johnson, Connie, Route 39; Latt, Daniel, Route 37; Paulson, Tim Route 23 and Kindergarten; Peterson, Ron, Route 31; Thorson, Steve, Route 38
District Type III (car/van) and Special Needs Bus Drivers Anderson, Roxann, Van, #54; Bjork, Marlyce, Van, #53; Cady, Sean, Lift Bus #30; Dobmeier, Betsy, Van, #56 (ALC); Martinson, Deb, Van, #55; Mattson, Helen, Van, #52; Wirkkala, Beth, Van, #51; Wozniak, Kathy, Van, #57
District Substitute CDL Drivers Carlen, Nicole, Sub & extra curr (para); Carlson, Dean, Sub & extra curr; Danielson, Brian, Sub, reg. lift bus & extra curr; Gilman, Chantell, Sub, lift bus only (para); Hammar, Mark, Sub, reg. lift bus & extra curr; Howk, Marilyn, Sub (thru Oct); Isaacson, Bruce, Sub & extra curr; Latt, Mark, Extra curr; Lhotka, Mike, Sub & extra curr; Tschimperle, Chad, Sub, reg. lift bus & extra curr
CDL licensed staff Powers, Jeff; Yanke, Mick;
Substitute Type III Drivers Haapala, Tex; Hendrickson, Connie; McWherter, Gerri (ALC sub); Sterner, Patty (para); Wall, Elvina
Type III Trained Teachers/coaches Goudy, Todd; Johnson, Brian; Marquette, Larry; Nelson, Jon (ALC); Ring, Jon; Sawatzke, Eric
Cokato Transportation Driver List
Regular Route CDL Drivers; Saari, James, Route 1; Amborn, Mary, Route 2; Schmieg, Gary, Route 3; Horsch, Burton, Route 4; Leukuma, Dave, Route 5; Doering, Orlin, Route 6; Fredricks, Paul, Route 7; Funk, Bernie, Route 8; Sanborn, Curt, Route 9; Benoit, Tim, Route 10; Tschimperle, Sue, Route 11
Cokato Transportation Substitute Drivers Aho, Chuck; Boadi, Amanda; Anderson, Laurel; Holt, Greg; Holt, Mitch; Larsen, Darlene; Lee, Dave; Lhotka, Mike; Narr, Sandy; Nowak, Jon; Nyquist, Ron; Pettit, Jake; Pokornowski, Francis; Saksa, Jon; Schindele, Norb; Tormanen, Robert; Tschimperle, Sue; Wilson, Ned;
Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Clemen, seconded by McConkey approving the following coaches and advisors for fall of 2011:
Math League, Carlynn Lundeen-Head Coach
Fall Musical, Robert Kampa-Drama Director; Michael Lajko-Music Director; Brian Veith-Pit Orchestra
Strength and Conditioning, Amanda Berg
Cheerleading, Shay Cates-Head Coach; Heidi Veith – Asst Coach
Cross Country, Brian Bessingpas-Head Coach; Matt Hogg-Junior High Coach
Football, Ryan Weinandt-Head Coach; Brian Westby-Varsity Assistant; Bryan Clemen-Varsity Assistant; Mick Yanke-Varsity Assistant; Sam Weber-Varsity Assistant; Matt Wente-Volunteer Varsity Assistant; Eric Dahlman-Volunteer Varsity Assistant; Judd Wheatley-C Coach; Luke Karlgaard-C Coach; Greg Peterson-Volunteer C Coach; Brice Berggren, Todd Smith, 7th Grade Coaches; Vinne Pokornowski, Todd Goudy, Brooks Helget, 8th Grade Coaches
Girls Swim, Nathan Youngs-Head Coach; Naomi Stelzer-Varsity Assistant Coach; Stephanie Schlangen-JH Coach; Erin Tormanen-Dive Coach; Andrea Travis-JH Coach
Volleyball, Megan Chatterton-Head Coach; Linda Resop-Assistant Varsity Coach; Anna Reedy-C Team Coach; Angie Friebe, Kelly Johnson, 8th Grade Coaches; Kelsey Dehler, Cari Aho, 7th Grade Coaches; Cory Peterson, JH Coach
Motion carried unanimously.
Superintendent Powers reviewed the 2010-11 MCAII Science and ACT scores with help from Principals Jennissen, Franklin, and Force.
The board accepted the following policies for a first reading: 414 Mandated Reporting of Child Neglect or Physical or Sexual Abuse, 503 Attendance, and 611 Homeschooling
Motion by Linder, seconded by McConkey, approving a joint agreement for employment of a Food
Service Supervisor with Hutchinson and Litchfield. Motion carried unanimously.
Being no further business, the meeting adjourned at 8:41 PM.
Irene Bender, Clerk
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Published in the Enterprise Dispatch Sept. 19, 2011.

Notice of Retroreflective sign meeting
Kingston Township board will meet Tuesday, October 4 at 6:00 PM to discuss retroreflective sign placement throughout Kingston Township.
Gail Schiefelbein
Clerk, Kingston Township
Published in the Enterprise Dispatch Sept. 19 and 26, 2011.