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NORTH STAR PUBLIC SCHOOL ANNUAL SCHOOL BOARD MEETING JULY 19, 2017

NORTH STAR PUBLIC SCHOOL ANNUAL SCHOOL BOARD MEETING JULY 19, 2017

The School Board of North Star Public School District #10 met for their annual meeting on Wednesday, July 19, 2017 in the North Star School lunchroom.

PRESENT:  Vickie Jacksen, Jeana Jorde, Bob Kennedy, Todd Oakland, John Peters, Brett Thomas;             Administration – Jeff Hagler, Nancy Reiser, Vicki Held; Business Manager – Cathy Johnson ABSENT:  Jay Nicholas VISITORS:  Corey Hagler, Cando, ND              Senior board member Todd Oakland, acting as chair pro-tem, called the meeting to order at 6:40 p.m.    Newly elected directors Jeana Jorde and Vickie Jacksen were seated on the board.   Administration of oath of office was confirmed by Business Manager Cathy Johnson. Chair pro-tem Oakland called for nominations for Board President.  Bob Kennedy nominated Vickie Jacksen, with a second by John Peters, and a unanimous ballot was cast. President Jacksen assumed the chair and called for nominations for Vice President.  Bob Kennedy nominated John Peters, seconded by Todd Oakland; motion carried.  Additional nominations were called for and, hearing none, a unanimous ballot was cast for John Peters.

There were no changes to the agenda.

MOTION made by Jeana Jorde, seconded by Brett Thomas, to approve the minutes of the June 21, 2017 regular meeting and the June 26, 2017 special meeting.  MOTION CARRIED (all voting aye). MOTION by Brett Thomas, seconded by Jeana Jorde, to approve the July 2017 bills presented for payment. MOTION CARRIED (all voting aye).  June 2017 monthly and yearend financial reports were reviewed.  General fund ended FY17 with a $5,053 surplus (revenues vs. expenditures).

Principals’ and Activities Director Reports: Elementary Principal’s report by Mrs. Held:  Projected fall 2017 PK-6 enrollment:  178; August 8-11, 2017 professional development sessions will be eligible for UND credits; presented preliminary Title I, Title IIA and Title IV budgets to be submitted on consolidated application.     High School Principal’s report by Mrs. Reiser:    Registration date – August 9; provided information on professional development sessions to be offered August 8-11, 2017. Activities Director report by Mr. Hagler:  Information re:  NDHSAA post season payment ($2,324) and FY18 catastrophic insurance policy; discussed cross country update (no coach, 1-2 participants projected). MOTION made by John Peters, seconded by Brett Thomas, to drop cross country from North Star extracurricular activities.  MOTION CARRIED on a roll call vote:   Jorde-yes, Kennedy-yes, Oakland-yes, Peters-yes, Thomas-yes, Jacksen-yes (Nicholas-absent).

Visitor Corey Hagler provided program overview information for Little League football.  Discussed school involvement in club football program:  $1500 equipment credit available to North Star from Nike (from BBB uniform purchase) will be used to purchase Little League football uniform tops and pants and school will provide bus for transportation needs.    Superintendent’s Report by Mr. Hagler:  Presented mill levy information and preliminary FY18 revenue and expenditure budgets.  The proposed general fund mill levy will require holding a public meeting. MOTION made by Todd Oakland, seconded by Bob Kennedy, to approve preliminary FY18 budgets for revenue ($3,603,220.05) and expenditures ($3,628,874.48).  MOTION CARRIED on a roll call vote:  Jorde-yes, Kennedy-yes, Oakland-yes, Peters-yes, Thomas-yes, Jacksen-yes (Nicholas-absent).

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Reviewed NDSBA policy template for Policy FDB – EDUCATION OF THE HOMELESS STUDENT. MOTION made by Todd Oakland, seconded by Brett Thomas, to rescind North Star Policy FDB adopted 12/16/09, and to adopt North Star Policy FDB as proposed by NDSBA, designating the Superintendent as the homeless student liaison, and to waive the second reading in accordance with North Star Policy BDA.  MOTION CARRIED on a roll call vote:   Jorde-yes, Kennedy-yes, Oakland-yes, Peters-yes, Thomas-yes, Jacksen-yes (Nicholas-absent).         FY18 Teacher and Ancillary Staff Handbooks/Job Descriptions were provided.  North Star will renew membership in ND Small Organized Schools and NESC.

MOTION made by John Peters, seconded by Jeana Jorde, to approve the 2017-18 NDSBA Policy Maintenance contract and membership.  MOTION CARRIED on a roll call vote:  Jorde-yes, Kennedy-yes, Oakland-yes, Petersyes, Thomas-yes, Jacksen-yes (Nicholas-absent).
Old Business:   Carpet installation is progressing; windows have been ordered and received; webinar re: eFunds program scheduled for July 24. New Business: MOTION made by Brett Thomas, seconded by Todd Oakland, to accept the 2017-2018 bakery products bid from Pan-O Gold Baking Co.  MOTION CARRIED on a roll call vote:  Jorde-yes, Kennedy-yes, Oakland-yes, Peters-yes, Thomas-yes, Jacksen-yes (Nicholas-absent).    MOTION made by Bob Kennedy, seconded by Jeana Jorde, to accept the 2017—2018 coal bid from Belle Trucking at $53.00 per ton for coal from Wolf Mountain Coal, Inc. and $62.00 per ton plus an applicable fuel surcharge for hauling (total cost: $115.00 per ton plus fuel surcharge).  MOTION CARRIED on a roll call vote:  Jorde-yes, Kennedy-yes, Oakland-yes, Peters-yes, Thomas-yes, Jacksen-yes (Nicholas-absent).   MOTION made by Brett Thomas, seconded by Bob Kennedy, to designate Program Representatives as follows:                    Jeff Hagler – Hot Lunch, Federal Surplus Property, Lake Region Special Education Board, NESC Board, ADA, Title IX, Technology Designate, and Title VI (1964 Civil Rights Act). Vicki Held – Title I, Title IIA, Title IID, Title III,Title IV, REAP, Elementary Technology Designate, School Improvement, Elementary Section 504 on a motion by Brett Thomas, seconded by Bob Kennedy.  Roll call vote (Jorde – absent):  Kennedy – yes, Nicholas– yes, Oakland – yes, Peters – yes, Thomas – yes, Jacksen – yes.  Motion carried. Nancy Reiser – Power School Coordinator, HS Technology Designate, HS Section 504.      MOTION CARRIED on a roll call vote:  Jorde-yes, Kennedy-yes, Oakland-yes, Peters-yes, Thomas-yes, Jacksen-yes (Nicholas-absent).

MOTION made by Jeana Jorde, seconded by Bob Kennedy, to authorize the Business Manager and the Superintendent to make all deposits and invest money for North Star Public School District #10 at First State Bank, Cando; American Bank Center, Cando; and Ramsey Bank, Cando.  MOTION CARRIED on a roll call vote:  Jorde-yes, Kennedy-yes, Oakland-yes, Peters-yes, Thomas-yes, Jacksen-yes (Nicholas-absent).

MOTION made by Todd Oakland, seconded by Jeana Jorde, to authorize the Business Manager and the Board President or Vice President to sign all checks for North Star Public School District #10.  MOTION CARRIED on a roll call vote:  Jorde-yes, Kennedy-yes, Oakland-yes, Peters-yes, Thomas-yes, Jacksen-yes (Nicholas-absent).

MOTION made by Brett Thomas, seconded by Jeana Jorde, to designate the Towner County Record Herald as the Official School Publication Newspaper.  MOTION CARRIED on a roll call vote:  Jorde-yes, Kennedy-yes, Oaklandyes, Peters-yes, Thomas-yes, Jacksen-yes (Nicholas-absent).    MOTION made by Bob Kennedy, seconded by John Peters,  to designate the Board President as Appeals Official for Free and Reduced Hot Lunch applications.  MOTION CARRIED on a roll call vote:  Jorde-yes, Kennedy-yes, Oakland-yes, Peters-yes, Thomas-yes, Jacksen-yes (Nicholas-absent).

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Assignments for Wellness, Technology, North Star Scholarship Fund, and Buildings & Grounds Committees were reviewed (Dropbox schedule). John Peters was designated as Board representative for NESC.  Negotiations Committee will be Todd Oakland, John Peters and Bob Kennedy.  School board meeting schedule for FY18 was reviewed.  All meetings will be held at 7:00 pm on the third Wednesday of the month with the following exceptions:   October 18, 2017: 7:00 AM; June 6, 2018 (election canvass): Monday at 7:00 PM; July 18, 2018 (annual meeting): 6:00 PM. MOTION made by Brett Thomas, seconded by Bob Kennedy, to approve the FY18 school board meeting schedule presented.  MOTION CARRIED on a roll call vote:  Jorde-yes, Kennedy-yes, Oakland-yes, Peters-yes, Thomas-yes, Jacksen-yes (Nicholas-absent).

List of school board members, terms and represented areas was reviewed.   MOTION made by Bob Kennedy, seconded by Brett Thomas, to approve payment as needed for payroll-related invoices, utilities, and student activities, prior to board meetings.  MOTION CARRIED on a roll call vote:  Jorde-yes, Kennedy-yes, Oakland-yes, Peters-yes, Thomas-yes, Jacksen-yes (Nicholas-absent).

Next meeting set for Wednesday, August 16, 2017 at 7:00 PM.

Meeting adjourned at 7:52 p.m.

/s/ Vickie Jacksen, President           /s/ Cathy Johnson, Business Manager

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