01 Jan 17, 2018 Regular Meeting Minutes
NORTH STAR PUBLIC SCHOOL REGULAR SCHOOL BOARD MEETING JANUARY 17, 2018
The School Board of North Star Public School District #10 met in regular session on Wednesday, January 17, 2018 in North Star Room 101.
PRESENT: Vickie Jacksen, Jeana Jorde, Bob Kennedy, Jay Nicholas, Todd Oakland, Brett Thomas; Administration: Jeff Hagler, Vicki Held, Nancy Reiser, Cathy Johnson. ABSENT: John Peters VISITORS: None.
Board President Jacksen called the meeting to order at 7:01 p.m. Item 8.f. Policies ABDA was added to the agenda.
MOTION made by Bob Kennedy, seconded by Jeana Jorde, to approve the minutes of the December 21, 2017 regular meeting. MOTION CARRIED (all voting aye).
MOTION by Jay Nicholas, seconded by Brett Thomas, to approve the January 2018 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 177 (loss of 8 students), attendance 96.8%; reviewed information re: ECE grant payment request, February 21 preschool screening and 2018/19 projected kindergarten enrollment; service dog to begin training/working with 3rd grade class.
High School Principal’s report by Mrs. Reiser: Enrollment 117 (loss of 3 students), attendance 94.662%; reviewed policy revision re: distance learning courses enrollment, temporary placement of Tech Ed students in alternate classes during instructor’s medical leave, tentative off campus student activities during March 28 vocal music contest to be held at North Star. AdvancEd parent survey with participation prize drawing will be conducted during February 8th PT conferences. Presented letter of resignation from Mason Haley (JH Science); position will be advertised immediately; Jay Nicholas will represent board on interview committee.
MOTION by Jay Nicholas, seconded by Brett Thomas, to accept resignation of Mason Haley effective at the end of the 2017-18 school year. MOTION CARRIED on a roll call vote: Jorde-yes, Kennedy-yes, Nicholas-yes, Oaklandyes, Thomas-yes, Jacksen-yes (Peters absent).
Activities Director report by Mr. Hagler: Have begun preliminary scheduling for next year.
Superintendent’s Report by Mr. Hagler: Sophomore class to take CPR/AED/First Aid training class on February 13; custodian has returned to work with restricted duties; kitchen health inspection report was shared; discussed scheduling for long term planning meeting: to be held on April 18 at 7 p.m. as a special meeting following the regular monthly board meeting to be held at 4 p.m. (revised time). Reviewed website accessibility policy ABDA and accompanying board regulations.
MOTION made by Todd Oakland, seconded by Brett Thomas, to adopt ABDA – ACCESSIBILITY POLICY as proposed by NDSBA Policy Services, inserting North Star Public School District #10 as the [Name of District], and to waive the second reading of the new policy in accordance with North Star policy BDA. MOTION CARRIED on a roll call vote: Jorde-yes, Kennedy-yes, Nicholas-yes, Oakland-yes, Thomas-yes, Jacksen-yes (Peters absent).
MOTION made by Jay Nicholas, seconded by Jeana Jorde, to adopt ABDA-BR1 – WEBSITE ACCESSIBILITY as proposed by NDSBA Policy Services, and to waive the second reading of the new policy in accordance with North Star policy BDA. MOTION CARRIED on a roll call vote: Jorde-yes, Kennedy-yes, Nicholas-yes, Oakland-yes, Thomas-yes, Jacksen-yes (Peters absent).
MOTION made by Brett Thomas, seconded by Bob Kennedy, to adopt ABDA-BR2 – WEBSITE ACCESSIBILITY CONCERNS, COMPLAINTS AND GRIEVANCES as proposed by NDSBA Policy Services, and to waive the second
reading of the new policy in accordance with North Star policy BDA. MOTION CARRIED on a roll call vote: Jordeyes, Kennedy-yes, Nicholas-yes, Oakland-yes, Thomas-yes, Jacksen-yes (Peters absent)
Old Business: Last notice re: NDSBA negotiations seminar; windows for north side of elementary building will be ordered when they go on sale: payment to be made from Building Fund when received/Cando Lumber will store until installation date; discussed progress re: new bus purchase – Feb/March order date required to guarantee new bus delivery date in August; will obtain quotes from Hartley’s and Harlow’s with school spec list.
New Business: Presented NDTC quote for camera installation in upstairs elementary hallway; need to consider replacing sinks and pipes in HS girls bathroom per Glenn Johnson; superintendent evaluation forms are to be completed by board members and returned to board president by February 19; have new bus driver candidate (waiting on background check results).
Next meeting set for Wednesday, February 21, 2018 at 7:00 p.m.
Meeting adjourned at 8:05 p.m.