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Board Meeting Minutes October 18, 2017

NORTH STAR PUBLIC SCHOOL

REGULAR SCHOOL BOARD MEETING

OCTOBER 18, 2017

The School Board of North Star Public School District #10 met in regular session on Wednesday, October 18, 2017 in the North Star Teacher Workroom.

PRESENT:

Vickie Jacksen, Jay Nicholas, Todd Oakland, John Peters;

Administration – Jeff Hagler, Nancy Reiser, Cathy Johnson

ABSENT: Jeana Jorde, Bob Kennedy, Brett Thomas

VISITORS: None

Board President Jacksen called the meeting to order at 7:03 a.m. There were no additions to the agenda.

MOTION made by John Peters, seconded by Jay Nicholas, to approve the minutes of the August 16, 2017 regular meeting. NOTION CARRIED (all voting aye). MOTION made by Jay Nicholas, seconded by Todd Oakland, to approve the minutes of the September 20, 2017 regular meeting. MOTION CARRIED (all voting aye).

MOTION by Jay Nicholas, seconded by John Peters, to approve the October 2017 bills presented for payment. MOTION CARRIED (all voting aye).

Monthly financial reports were reviewed.

Principals’ and Activities Director Reports:

Elementary Principal’s report information was presented by Mr. Hagler:

Enrollment – 186, attendance-97.97%; Early Childhood Education Grant reimbursement for quarter 1 was revised by Dept of Commerce from $6,500 to $7,038.46.

High School Principal’s report by Mrs. Reiser:

Enrollment – 118, attendance 95%; reviewed JH and HS testing schedule.

Activities Director report by Mr. Hagler:

Three players will be participating in the hockey program- only one acknowledgment letter has been received to date re: no 2017/18 hockey transportation to be provided by NS; no applications were received for PWBBB: four men are sharing coaching duties as time permits for each – head coach and assistant salaries will be split at end of season; reviewed 2018 football and volleyball schedules; discussed volleyball assistant payment for Torie McTaggart; Tammy Haugen is/will be doing webcasting for VB and BB with payment arrangements to be determined.

MOTION made by John Peters, seconded by Todd Oakland, to pay Torie McTaggart $700 for 2017 VB assistant duties. MOTION CARRIED on a roll call vote: Nicholas-yes, Oakland-yes, Peters-yes, Jacksen-yes (Jorde, Kennedy, Thomas absent).

Superintendent’s Report by Mr. Hagler:

Presented two tuition waiver agreements and revenue budget revision (for SRSA grant) for board approval, reported on Credit Bureau collection activity and discussed city bus route options.

MOTION made by Jay Nicholas, seconded by Todd Oakland, to approve a tuition waiver agreement for three Devils Lake resident students (Weigel) to attend at North Star. MOTION CARRIED on a roll call vote: Nicholas-yes, Oakland-yes, Peters-yes, Jacksen-yes (Jorde, Kennedy, Thomas absent).

MOTION made by Todd Oakland, seconded by Jay Nicholas, to approve a tuition waiver agreement for two North Star resident students (Moore) to attend at Munich. MOTION CARRIED on a roll call vote: Nicholas-yes, Oakland-yes, Peters-yes, Jacksen-yes (Jorde, Kennedy, Thomas absent).

MOTION made by Todd Oakland, seconded by John Peters, to approve an increase of $5,205 to the 17/18 General Fund revenue budget for a revised total of $3,627,992.86. MOTION CARRIED on a roll call vote: Nicholas-yes, Oakland-yes, Peters-yes, Jacksen-yes (Jorde, Kennedy, Thomas absent).

MOTION made by John Peters, seconded by Jay Nicholas, to provide 17/18 city bus route service in the afternoon only. MOTION CARRIED on a roll call vote: Nicholas-yes, Oakland-yes, Peters-yes, Jacksen-yes (Jorde, Kennedy, Thomas absent).

Old Business:

NDSBA Law Seminar will be held on October 26.

New Business:

Superintendent evaluation must be completed by November 15 – evaluation forms are to be returned to board president by November 13. Reported on ALICE (active shooter) staff in-service training, 4-year grant awarded to NESC, comparative testing results information from DPI, NS Christmas party to be held December 9.

Next meeting set for Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at 7:00 PM.

Meeting adjourned at 7:47 a.m.

/s/ Vickie Jacksen, President

/s/ Cathy Johnson, Business Manager

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