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November School Board Minutes

NORTH STAR PUBLIC SCHOOL REGULAR SCHOOL BOARD MEETING NOVEMBER 15, 2017
The School Board of North Star Public School District #10 met in regular session on Wednesday, November 15, 2017 in North Star Room 101.

PRESENT: Vickie Jacksen, Jeana Jorde, Bob Kennedy, Jay Nicholas, Todd Oakland, John Peters, Brett Thomas; Administration – Jeff Hagler, Vicki Held, Nancy Reiser, Cathy Johnson VISITORS: None Board President Jacksen called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m. There were no additions to the agenda.

MOTION made by John Peters, seconded by Jay Nicholas, to approve the minutes of the October 18, 2017 regular meeting. Motion carried (all voting aye).

MOTION by Todd Oakland, seconded by Jeana Jorde, to approve the November 2017 bills presented for payment. MOTION CARRIED (all voting aye).

Monthly financial reports were reviewed.

Principals’ and Activities Director Reports: Elementary Principal’s report by Mrs. Held: Enrollment – 183, attendance-97.58%; reviewed ESSA information; reported 90% parent teacher conference attendance.

High School Principal’s report by Mrs. Reiser: Enrollment – 117, attendance 95.5%; reviewed ESSA information; reported on parent teacher conference attendance (52%) and upcoming activities.

Activities Director report by Mr. Hagler: discussed webcasting equipment needs (JP’s computer) and proposed payments to Tammy Haugen for FB and VB webcasting (to be made immediately if fee schedule is approved by Tammy); no applicants for speech advisor but Vickie Jacksen may consider filling the position.

Superintendent’s Report by Mr. Hagler: Presented foundation aid revenue budget revision and FY19 school calendar for board approval; NS received certificate of approval re: DPI public school requirements; reported on new copier lease, ADA compliance for school website, training for background checks, and tuition payment to be made for NS student.

MOTION made by Jeana Jorde, seconded by Brett Thomas, to increase the FY18 foundation aid revenue budget by $12,203.38 to a total of $2,189,031.94 and the total general fund revenue budget to $3,640,196.24. MOTION CARRIED on a roll call vote: Jorde-yes, Kennedy-yes, Nicholas-yes, Oakland-yes, Peters-yes, Thomas-yes, Jacksenyes.

MOTION made by Bob Kennedy, seconded by John Peters, to approve FY19 Calendar #2 (8/22 start date, 2-week Christmas break, 2-day Easter break, 5/23 end date). MOTION CARRIED on a roll call vote: Jorde-yes, Kennedyyes, Nicholas-yes, Oakland-yes, Peters-yes, Thomas-yes, Jacksen-yes.

Old Business: Equipment at the Armory has been added to NDIRF F&T policy.
New Business: School lunch program review scheduled for December 7; raffle fundraiser (Carson Wentz jersey) is being conducted for North Star Scholarship Fund; $500 grant received from Cando Connection for North Star Scholarship Fund; superintendent evaluation has been completed.

MOTION made by John Peters, seconded by Jeana Jorde, to approve superintendent evaluation.
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MOTION CARRIED on a roll call vote: Jorde-yes, Kennedy-yes, Nicholas-yes, Oakland-yes, Peters-yes, Thomas-yes, Jacksen-yes.

Next meeting set for Wednesday, December 20, 2017 at 7:00 PM.

Meeting adjourned at 8:04 p.m.

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