Lester Prairie School Board Minutes

REGULAR MEETING OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF EDUCATION

Monday, June 14, 2010 at 6:30pm

Media Center,

Lester Prairie Public Schools

A regular meeting of the Board of Education of District 424, Lester Prairie, McLeod County, Minnesota was held on Monday, June 14, 2010 in the school Media Center.

Roll Call was taken and the following board members were present: Fred Blaser, Karla Heigl, Chester Hoernemann, Joe Miller, Rawelin Radtke and Bob Carlson. Administration present was Mike McNulty and Pam Lukens. There were approximately six guests in attendance, as well as Ivan Raconteur from the Herald-Journal newspaper.

The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Chester Hoernemann.

Chester Hoernemann made a motion to approve the Consent Agenda for this meeting; to approve the minutes of Regular Board Meeting of May 17, 2010, the Special Working Board Meeting of June 1, 2010, and to pay bills in the amount of $41,705.29 and Student Activity for $222.00. Joe Miller seconded the motion. Motion passed with a 6-0 vote.

Good News Section:

Michael Albrecht (Science) and Ashlee Blashack (Social Studies) were selected as Students of the Month for May. Congratulations.

Administrative Reports

Mrs. Lukens distributed next year’s elementary schedule and enrollment.

Katie McBee did a great job participating in the International Future Problem Solvers Bowl. Thank you to the parents who volunteered at the elementary dance and field day.

Mr. McNulty distributed the 2009-2010 Activities Report.

Mr. McNulty expressed his thanks to the Board and all staff for their support throughout this year.

Chester Hoernemann gave a report on Special Education number of participants this past year.

Community Education breakfast will be held on Sunday, July 18th in the school cafeteria.

Athletic Committee to meet next week to discuss LP/HT Pairing Agreement.

Bob Carlson made a motion to approve having MSBA do an audit report of the Lester Prairie Master Agreement with certified staff at a cost of $800.00. Chester Hoernemann seconded the motion. The motion passed with a 6-0 vote.

Letter of resignation was received by Cathy Houg.

Chester Hoernemann made a motion to approve Ms. Houg’s resignation and to thank her for her 31 years of dedicated service to our children and school. Bob Carlson seconded the motion. The motion passed with a 6-0 vote.

Bob Carlson made a motion to approve continued coursework for Thayne Johnson. Rawelin Radtke seconded the motion. The motion passed with a 6-0 vote.

Karla Heigl made a motion to approve summer work as follows: Carpeting 4 rooms ($5,641); Cement work on sidewalks ($2,740); Replace 3 interior doors ($5,025); Tear down gym divider ($1,525); Replace front door ($10,240); Handicap access to front ($4,600). Chester Hoernemann seconded the motion. The motion passed with a 6-0 vote.

Fred Blaser made a motion to approve June 30th check run. Bob Carlson seconded the motion. The motion passed with a 6-0 vote.

Bob Carlson made a motion to approve coaching contracts for Fall sports as follows: V/JV Football – Joe Scoblic, Adam Birkholz, Trent Grams, Derek Zebell; JH Football – Marc Kohler, Tony Kley; V/JV Volleyball – Emily Lynch, Bill Tschida; JH Volleyball – Monica Hertzog, Kelly Elling. Rawelin Radtke seconded the motion. The motion passes with a 6-0 vote.

Joe Miller made a motion to approve the Resolution for Adoption by the Lester Prairie Board of Education authorizing the issuance of the District’s Aid Anticipation Certificate and the execution of the necessary documents. Karla Heigl seconded the motion. Roll Call vote was taken: Karla Heigl-yes, Rawelin Radtke-yes, Fred Blaser-yes, Chester Hoernemann-yes, Bob Carlson-yes, Joe Miller-yes. The motion passed with a 6-0 vote.

There were discussions on the bidding process for Facility Management of the Lester Prairie Schools. Three members of the public spoke regarding this process.

Chester Hoernemann made a motion to approve taking bids from Facilities Management groups. Karla Heigl seconded the motion. Roll Call vote was taken: Joe Miller-yes, Bob Carlson-yes, Chester Hoernemann-yes, Fred Blaser-yes, Rawelin Radtke-yes, Karla Heigl-yes. The motion passed with a 6-0 vote.

Joe Miller made a motion to approve Superintendent Authorization – Manner of Disposition to sell and dispose of obsolete equipment. June 28 sale to the public to be advertised in the local paper and on the website. Chester Hoernemann seconded the motion. The motion passed with a 6-0 vote.

Discussions relating to property South of the school. Quotes will be taken for demolition of the house prior to the start of the next school year.

Agenda Items for the next meeting:

1. Facilities Management

2. LP/HT Pairing Agreement

3. Continuation of Summer Projects

The meeting was adjourned at 7:15 p.m.

Karla A. Heigl, Clerk, ISD #424


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