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OFFICIAL SCHOOL BOARD MINUTES I.S.D. #466, BOARD OF EDUCATION 6:00 PM REGULAR BOARD MEETING, JUNE 26, 2017 DASSEL-COKATO BOARD ROOM
In partnership with our communities, Dassel-Cokato Public Schools will provide all learners opportunities designed to maximize their potential and promote lifelong learning.
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 Monday, June 26, 2017.
Clemen called the meeting to order at 6:00 PM.
The following members were present: Clemen, Colberg, Sangren, Nelson, Aho and Bender. The following were absent: None
The meeting began with the pledge of allegiance.
Motion by Nelson, seconded by Bender, accepting the agenda as presented. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Bender, seconded by Aho, approving payment of bills as presented including payroll, hand payables and contingency totaling $2,272,971.41. Motion carried unanimously. (A complete list of bills is available from the District Office for review.)
Curriculum Advisory Committee (CAC) Report: None
MAWSECO Report: Written
Community Education Report: None
Business Manager’s Report: Business Manager Palmer reported expenditures are in line with budget through the end of the twelfth month of the fiscal year and reviewed the investment report with the board.
DCRISC – None
SEE – None
Superintendent’s Report – Update on end of the year evaluations and personnel changes
Facilities Sub-Committee – Conversation was had about the roles and purpose of the three sub-committees
Motion by Aho, seconded by Sangren, approving all consent items, which included approval of the minutes from the May 22, 2017 Regular Board Meeting and June 12, 2017 Special Board Meeting. Approval of the wire transfers made on May 31st for $500,000, June 9th for $175,000 and June 15th for $675,000. Personnel items approved: resignation of Dennis Abernathy as High School Dean of Students effective 6/30/2017, resignation of Elizabeth Wirkkala as a Type III Van Driver effective 5/31/2017, termination of employment for Emily Miller MS paraeducator due to the elimination of the position effective 6/5/2017, termination of employment for Emma Pringnitz MS paraeducator due to the elimination of the position effective 6/5/2017, termination of employment for Sarah Mortenson Cokato Elementary Title paraeducator due to the elimination of the position effective 6/5/2017, resignation of Robin Thurman as a MS Food Service Cook effective 5/25/2017, Employment of Melissa Weckwerth as a Middle School 8th grade Science Instructor,
Employment of Erica Seidenkranz as the High School Science Instructor, Employment of Kari Jorgenson as a 3rd grade Dassel Elementary Instructor, Employment of Lisa Danielson as High School FACS Instructor, Employment of Katie Rogers as Cokato Elementary Parent Volunteer Coordinator and Paraeducator effective 9/5/2017, Re-assignment of Rosalie Massie from Kitchen Assistant to Cook/Baker in MS Kitchen 9/5/2017, Approve lane changes for Holly Niedzielski from a BA+75 to MA and for Lisa Danielson from a BA to BA+15, Approve additions to the list of Community Education 2017 Spring/Summer Coaches/Instructors Aquatic Staff : Brynn Olsen and Madison Linder and Gymnastics: Kassidy Anderson, Approval of up to 7 weeks FMLA Leave for Lisa Danielson beginning August 28, 2017. Acceptance of Donations From Dairy Queen - $458 to Dassel Elementary, Dairy Queen - $458 to Cokato Elementary, Centra Sota Cooperative - chemicals & labor to spray 10 acres for FFA, Dassel-Cokato FFA Alumni - $1,000 for student fees, Dassel American Legion - $1,000 to the scholarship fund, Design & Fabricating Inc. - $40 to Community Education, DC Music Boosters, Inc. - $124.46 for color guard skirts, DC Music Boosters, Inc. - $259.50 for marching band flags, DC Music Boosters, Inc. - $700 for color guard instructor salary, Perennial Bank - $200 for the South Africa trip, Fiedler Dentistry, PA - $25 for the South Africa trip, DC Basketball Association, Inc. - $200 for the South Africa trip. Approve Transportation Contract for Mendiola. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Nelson, seconded by Colberg, approving the 2017-18 budget. Motion carried unanimously.
Policies #303, 405,414,425,509, 513, and 525 were presented for a first reading.
Motion by Bender, seconded by Sangren, granting continuing contracts to Christine Bobrowske, Jenna Davis, Cheyann Opsahl, Patrick Schuette, Brooke Dell, Megan Bey, and Arturo Cruz. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Nelson, seconded by Sangren, appointing Brian Franklin as LEA Representative for Title Grants. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Bender, seconded by Aho, approving an Adult Basic Education (ABE) contract with the Glacial Lakes Consortium for 2017-18. Motion carried unanimously.
Chair Clemen announced that she would be sending out superintendent evaluation forms within the next week.
Chair Clemen canceled the July and August Special Board Meetings.
Being no further business, the meeting adjourned at 7:10 PM.
Chuck Nelson, Clerk
This document is available in the following formats upon request: Braille, Large Print, Audio Cassette Tape, and Computer Disk. Please call (320-286-4100) for more information or to request a copy
Published in the Enterprise Dispatch Aug. 11, 2017.

UNOFFICIAL SCHOOL BOARD MINUTES I.S.D. #466, BOARD OF EDUCATION 6:00 PM REGULAR BOARD MEETING, JULY 24, 2017 DASSEL-COKATO BOARD ROOM
In partnership with our communities, Dassel-Cokato Public Schools will provide all learners opportunities designed to maximize their potential and promote lifelong learning.
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 Monday, July 24, 2017.
Clemen called the meeting to order at 6:00 PM.
The following members were present: Clemen, Colberg, Sangren, Nelson, Aho and Bender. The following were absent: None
The meeting began with the pledge of allegiance.
Motion by Nelson, seconded by Aho, accepting the agenda as presented. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Bender, seconded by Nelson, approving payment of bills as presented including payroll, hand payables and contingency totaling $2,542,058.22. Motion carried unanimously. (A complete list of bills is available from the District Office for review.)
Curriculum Advisory Committee (CAC) Report: None
MAWSECO Report: Bender reported on long-range planning
Community Education Report: None
Business Manager’s Report: Business Manager Palmer reported expenditures are in line with budget through the end of the twelfth month of the fiscal year and reviewed the investment report with the board.
DCRISC – None
SEE – None
Superintendent’s Report – Update on summer projects and hiring
Facilities Sub-Committee –Bender and Nelson reported on research done regarding outside firms that facilitate planning efforts and agreed to bring more information to the next meeting.
Motion by Nelson, seconded by Aho, approving all consent items, which included approval of the minutes from the June 26, 2017 Regular Board Meeting. Approval of the wire transfers made on June 26th for $100,000, June 30th for $950,000, July 10th for $250,000 and July 14th for $900,000. Personnel items approved: Resignation of Valerie Kloeckl as a Cokato Elementary 3rd grade teacher effective 6/29/17, Resignation of Nate Raabe as a 7- 12 Vocal Music Instructor effective 6/30/17, Resignation of James Martinson as Meal/Mail and CDL Special Needs Driver effective 7/9/2017, Resignation of Miriam Augsburger as the Middle School Vocal/General Music Instructor effective 7/18/2017, Employment of Matt Foss as High School Dean of Students effective 8/14/2017, Employment of Holly Niska as a Cokato Elementary 3rd grade teacher effective 8/23/17, Employment of Zachariah Carlson as a 7-12 Vocal Music Instructor effective 8/23/2017, Employment of Anne Kivisto as a Type III contracted van driver effective 9/5/2017, Employment of Tammi Pokornowski as a Type III contracted van driver effective 9/5/2017, Approval of the list of Coaches/Advisors for fall 2017 activities, Approval of a lane change for Ashlee Georges from BA+30 to MA. Acceptance of Donations From B&P Drywall & Construction LLC – $4,000 for athletic fee scholarships, Cokato Post No. 209 American Legion - $250 to marching band, Overtime Ink – Class of 2018 motto banner. Approve Transportation Contracts for Butturff, Fouquette, A. Franet, and A. Franet. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Colberg, seconded by Bender, approving the changes to policies #303, 405,414,425,509, 513, and 525. Motion carried unanimously.
Clemen reminded board members to turn in their superintendent evaluations and explained how the process would proceed.
Clemen and Aho presented an option for taking ownership of the DCRISC building and asked for action at the next board meeting.
Motion by Bender, seconded by Sangren approving memberships in the following organizations or joint powers agreements: MSBA, Community Education-Joint Powers Agreement with Cities of Dassel and Cokato, CMERDC, Resource Training and Solutions, SEE, Wright County Conference, MAWSECO. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Aho, seconded by Nelson approving Indianhead as the prime food vendor, Dean Foods/Land O’ Lakes as the milk vendor and Pan O’ Gold as the bakery vendor. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Nelson, seconded by Aho, approving: Continued participation in the Federal Free and Reduced Lunch Program, the Federal Special Milk Program, the Minnesota Kindergarten Milk Program and the Breakfast Program; Increasing the cost of lunch by $0.10 resulting in a cost for elementary students of $2.05, for middle school and high school students of $2.10; Maintaining the current cost of milk at $0.35; Maintaining the current cost of breakfast for students at $1.00 with the exception of Kindergarten students who are free; and continue to have the district cover the cost for milk and juice break for Kindergarten and grades 1-4. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Colberg, seconded by Aho, approving Tammi Dahlman for a three year term on the Curriculum Advisory Council. Motion carried unanimously.
Policies #533, 534, 601, 603, 604, 612, 613, 616, 805 were presented for a first reading.
Motion by Aho, seconded by Sangren, approving the Long-Term Facilities Maintenance Revenue plan for FY19. Motion carried unanimously.
17-18 District Goals were presented for a first reading.
Being no further business, the meeting adjourned at 7:45 PM.
Chuck Nelson, Clerk
This document is available in the following formats upon request: Braille, Large Print, Audio Cassette Tape, and Computer Disk. Please call (320-286-4100) for more information or to request a copy
Published in the Enterprise Dispatch Aug. 11, 2017.