Lester Prairie School Board Minutes

LESTER PRAIRIE PUBLIC SCHOOLS
REORGANIZATIONAL MEETING
Monday, January 6th, 2014
6:30 p.m. Media Center,
Lester Prairie Public Schools
The Reorganizational Meeting of School District #424, Lester Prairie, McLeod County, Minnesota was held on Monday, January 6th, 2014, in the Lester Prairie Public School Media Center.
Roll call was taken and the following board members were present: Gregg Machemehl, Karla Heigl, MerriLea Kyllo, Rawelin Radtke, Robert Carlson and Matthew Klitzke. Guests were Ivan Raconteur from the Herald Journal Newspaper.
Pledge of Allegiance was led by Matthew Klitzke.
Motion by Machemehl, seconded by Klitzke, to approve the Agenda for the Reorganizational Meeting. Voting was 6 for and 0 against.
Election of Officers
Motion by Machemehl, seconded by Klitzke, to elect Robert Carlson as Chairperson. Voting was 6 for and 0 against.
Motion by Carlson, seconded by Machemehl, to elect Karla Heigl as Vice Chairperson. Voting was 6 for and 0 against.
Motion by Carlson, seconded by Machemehl, to elect Matthew Klitzke as Board Clerk. Voting was 6 for and 0 against.
Motion by Machemehl, seconded by Radtke, to elect MerriLea Kyllo as Board Treasurer. Voting was 6 for and 0 against.
School Board Meetings
Motion by Carlson, seconded by Klitzke, to approve the 2014 School Board Meeting Schedule listed below. All meetings will be held in the Lester Prairie School Media Center starting at 6:30 pm.
February 12
March 17
April 21
May 19
June 16
July 21
August 18
September 15
October 20
November 17
December 15
Voting was 6 for and 0 against.
Motion by Heigl, seconded by Kyllo, to approve Board salaries for 2014 as follows:
0-3 Hours at $40
4-6 Hours at $90
>6 Hours at $140
Chairperson $15 extra per meeting chaired
Clerk $30 extra per meeting
Treasurer $15 extra per meeting
Negotiations chairs $10 extra per meeting
Voting was 6 for and 0 against.
Submitted Items for 2014:
Motion by Machemehl, seconded by Klitzke, to approve the following submitted items for 2014:
a. The First Community Bank of Lester Prairie and the Minnesota District Liquid Asset Fund Plus as official depositories for district funds and to approve a resolution to give check signing authority for deposits to Treasurer Kyllo, Chairperson Carlson, and Clerk Klitzke.
b. Designate the Herald Journal as the official legal publication for District #424 for the 2014 calendar year.
c. Mileage reimbursement rate of $.10 per mile less than the set federal rate for the year (federal rate is $.56.5/mile).
d. Annual delegation of authority designating Payroll Specialist Kelly Elling, Business Manager Alice Daak, and Superintendent Mike McNulty for Electronic Funds Transfers (EFT’s) on behalf of Lester Prairie Schools.
Voting was 6 for and 0 against.
Motion by Machemehl, seconded by Klitzke, to approve the following Board Committees for 2014:
A. Activities/Athletics
B. Community Education
C. Special Education
D. LPPEA
E. MSBA/Legislative
F. Policy
G. Technology/Tele Media
H. Meet & Confer
I. Facilities
J. Negotiations: Certified, Non-Certified, Admin
Voting was 6 for and 0 against.
Meeting was adjourned by 6:41 p.m.
Matthew D. Klitzke, Clerk ISD #424
Published in the Herald Journal Feb. 17. 2014
REGULAR MEETING OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF EDUCATION
Lester Prairie Public Schools
Monday, January 6th, 2014 at 6:42 p.m.
Lester Prairie School Media Center
A regular meeting of the Board of Education, District #424, Lester Prairie, McLeod County, Minnesota was held on Monday, January 6th, 2014, at the Lester Prairie Public Schools Media Center.
Roll call was taken and the following board members were present: MerriLea Kyllo, Bob Carlson, Karla Heigl and Matthew Klitzke. Administration present: Mike McNulty & Jeremy Schmidt. Ivan Raconteur was there from the Herald Journal Newspaper.
Pledge of Allegiance was led by Matt Klitzke.
Motion by Carlson, seconded by Kyllo to approve the Consent Agenda as modified & to approve the minutes of the Regular Board Meeting and Truth and Taxation Hearing on 12/16/2013. In the same motion, approval to pay bills in the amount of $341,042.46 & student activity fees of $5,251.43 were also included. Voting was 6 for, 0 against.
Administrative Reports
No reports submitted this period. Only 6 school days since last meeting.
Policy Administration
• District student count as of 1/3/2014 for K-12 is 423.
• BYOD Technology Policy Update
Old Business
• MSBA Annual Leadership Conference on January 16th-17th, 2014.
Personnel Issues
• No action required.
School Finances
• None
New Business
• Calendar Options to approve for 2014-2015 at February’s meeting.
• Board Retreat/Work Session: 3/17/2014 after the regular board meeting.
• Superintendent Evaluation: 6 p.m. on 2/10/2014 (prior to regular meeting.
Meeting was adjourned at 6:55 p.m.
Matthew D. Klitzke, Clerk ISD #424
Published in the Herald Journal Feb. 17, 2014.

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