Kittson Central Board Meeting – June 19, 2019

Kittson Central Board Meeting
June 19, 2019
The Board of Education of #2171 met in regular session June 19, 2019 at 8:00 p.m. in the Kittson Central boardroom. Members present were Mike Sugden, Crisa Mortenson, Mike Olsonawski, Eric Ristad, Matt Kuznia and Mark Johnson. Also present were Superintendent Jaszczak, Jami Carr, Margie Holmgren, and Stephanie Hanson.
The meeting was called to order by Sugden. The agenda was approved by Johnson,  seconded by Mortenson. Motion carried. Minutes from June 19, 2019 were presented. Motion to accept minutes by Ristad,  second by Kuznia. Motion carried. The bills having been audited and found correct were ordered to be paid. Post payment bills (hand payables) were approved for $3,030.15. Prepayment bills for $48,902.75. Payroll Electronic Fund Transfers in the amount of $219,587.06, Payroll Checks in the amount of $37,456.06. Donations of $500.
End of the month balances were:
01    $2,683,357.49
02    $(8,844.00)
04    $(23,546.40)
06     $158,190.69
07    $184,638.48
08    $49,888.47
Totals     $3,043,684.73
on a motion to approve by Johnson, second Pinnock. Motion carried.
A recommendation to renew the MREA membership was presented. One of the primary services provided is lobbying at the capitol on rural school issues.  Motion to approve the membership by Johnson, second Kuznia. Motion carried.
A recommendation to renew the MSBA membership was presented. This membership provides counsel and training to school boards. Motion to approve Ristad, second Johnson. Motion carried.
A recommendation to advertise for bids on milk and fuel was presented. Motion to approve for advertising by Mortenson, second by Pinnock. Motion carried.
The proposed budget for  FY20 was presented. The proposed budget  is not as precise as the final budget that will be approved in November or December. Motion to approve Ristad, second Mortenson. Motion carried.
Flooring replacement quotes were presented with the office, lounge and Mrs. Swenson’s english room being the specific locations being done. Motion to approve Ristad, second Pinnock. Motion carried.
Mrs. Carr talked about some language changes that were made to the student handbook with chemical violations, some sports lettering, and course and state requirements. Motion to approve the changes to the handbook by Pinnock, second Mortenson. Motion carried.
A resolution regarding board control of extracurricular activities. In the past the district had a separate accounting system for extracurricular activities. Now, those funds must be integrated into the district accounting system. Motion to approve Ristad, second Johnson. Motion carried.
The First Reading of Policy 713 Student Activity Accounting was presented. Motion to approve Ristad, second Mortenson. Motion carried.
A recommendation to hire Tori Younggren as the JH volleyball coach, specifically the 7th grade, was presented. Motion to approve Ristad, second Kuznia. Motion carried.
A recommendation to approve having Amanda Younggren changed on all the financial signature cards was presented. Motion to approve Olsonawski, second Ristad. Motion carried.
Superintendent Jaszczak talked about how well graduation went in the auditorium. Feedback was very positive. He talked about finding a live streaming system that would integrate the process more professionally by adding a camera that is permanently connected to the system. Mrs. Carr is working on getting the Medora Musical to perform in the auditorium in October. Would be nice to get two events per year. Summer custodians are moving along.
Next meeting is July 31, 2019 at 8pm.
Motion to adjourn Pinnock, second Olsonawski. Motion carried.
Stephanie Hanson
Recording clerk
(July 31, 2019)


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