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Regular Board Meeting
Independent School District No 561
JULY 19, 2022
Community Center
The school board of Independent School District #561 met in regular session on Tuesday, July 19th at 8:00 p.m. in the community center. The following members were present: John Lovly, Tim Hruby, Stacy Anderson, Joe
Rubischko, Neil Jensen and Leah Bothum. Absent: None. Also present: Superintendent Loberg, Principal Carlson, Business Manager Kelsie Steiger-Krein.
The meeting was called to order at 8:00 p.m. by Lovly, The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.
A motion was made by Hruby, seconded by Bothum to approve the July 19th, 2022 agenda as presented. Motion carried unanimously.
A motion was made by Jensen, seconded by Anderson to approve the minutes of the June 28, 2022 regular
meeting as presented. Motion carried unanimously.
A motion was made by Anderson, seconded by Jensen to approve the payment checks #43269-44130 and wire payments as listed in report #3.1 A, B & C. Motion carried unanimously.
Financial reports were reviewed. Superintendent Loberg reported the district shows an investment balance of $1,932,999.21 on June 30, 2022. (see reports #3.2-3.6 attached to the official board minutes).
Patron Concerns: None.
Student Council Report: None.
Goodridge Education Association Report: None.
Classified Staff Report: None.
Instructional Reports: None.
Old Business: Superintendent Loberg provided the board with an update on the status of the summer building projects and a transportation update.
New Business: A motion was made by Bothum, seconded by Hruby to call for election to elect three school board members, for four year terms each, beginning 01/02/2023. Motion carried unanimously.
A motion was made by Rubischko, seconded by Lovly to approve the 2021-2022 Membership renewal in the
Minnesota State High School League (see report #8.2). Motion carried unanimously.
A motion was made by Jensen, seconded by Hruby to approve the July 19, 2022 Safety Committee meeting minutes as presented. Motion carried unanimously.
A motion was made by Hruby, seconded by Bothum to approve the 2022-2023 handbook as presented. Motion carried unanimously.
A motion was made by Jensen, seconded by Hruby to approve the Goodridge School Technology Acceptable Use Policy as presented. Motion carried unanimously.
Personnel: A motion was made by Hruby, seconded by Rubischko to approve the resignation of Tim Anderson, Transportation Supervisor (see report #9.1). Motion carried unanimously.
A motion was made by Lovly, seconded by Rubischko to approve the resignation of Alexis Hruby, Math Teacher (see report #9.2). Motion carried unanimously.
A motion was made by Jensen, seconded by Bothum to approve the hire of Rick Sjulestad, Transportation Supervisor. Motion carried unanimously.
A motion was made by Bothum, seconded by Jensen to approve the hire of Eric Mickelson, .8 FTE K-12 Music Teacher. Motion carried unanimously.
A motion was made by Rubischko, seconded by Hruby to approve the hire of Jennifer Dahlgren, 1.0 FTE Special Education Teacher. Motion carried unanimously.
Donations: A motion was made by Anderson, seconded by Bothum to accept the donations as listed in report
#10.1. Motion carried unanimously.
Trustee Reports: None.
Open Forum: None.
Administrative Reports: Principal Carlson updated the board on the upcoming school year and the open math teacher position. Superintendent Loberg reported that the audit has been scheduled for September and the staff has been busy working on getting ready for the upcoming school year.
The next regular meeting was set for Tuesday August 16, 2022 at 8:00 p.m.
At 9:21 p.m. the board went into a closed session to discuss Classified and Administrative negotiations.
The meeting was reopened at 9:39 p.m.
A motion was made by Hruby, seconded by Bothum to approve the 2022-2023 and 2023-2024 Classified Staff Agreement with wage and benefit schedule as presented (see report #13.1 attached to the official board minutes).
Upon roll call vote, the following voted in favor of: Hruby, Anderson, Rubischko, Bothum, Lovly. Opposed: none. Abstain: Jensen. Motion carried
A motion was made by Anderon, seconded by Jensen to approve the two year Superintendent contract as negotiated. Motion carried unanimously.
A motion was made by Rubuschko, seconded by Hruby to approve the two year Principals contract as negotiated. Motion carried unanimously.
The meeting adjourned at 9:41 p.m.
Attest: John Lovly, Chairperson
Stacy Anderson, Clerk