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12 Kimball Tri-County News--Thursday, April 25, 1991 Official Proceedings of School Board School District 739 Unofficinl Minutes |,gukr M** April 18, 1991 The meeting was called to order by Vico-Chair Mattick at 8:04 with all the members except Wirz present 'as well as the superintendent and elementary principal. Chair Wirz arrived at 8:10. Motion by Kersten to approve the agenda as presented, seconded by Kuechle. M.C. Motion by Hoskins to approve the minutes of the March 21, 1991 meeting as presented, seconded by Fox. M.C. The treasurer's report and quarterly reports were presented for review and comment. Motion by Hoskins to approve/autho ".rie payment of claims and accounts listed: Coop computer purchases - $55,336.63 and regular district items of $107,196.25, seconded by Fox. M.C. Items brought up for discussion included legislative items and proposals being considered, status of land development, floor coverings at the elementary, Benton-Stearns Education District items - Superintendent Helling, community education items - Kuechle, negotiations update - Wirz and Kuechle, hand trip summary, NAEIR membership, scheduled meeting with area school districts, notification of cutting co-op computer purchases, report on finance equity lawsuit, city assessment hearing on new water systems, and Construction Services letter regarding drainage slab. Motion by Mattick to authorize appropriate planning be dane to allow the district to seek North Central Accreditation, seconded by Kersten. M.C. Motion by Kersten to instruct the administration to secure bids on major equipmont/capital that is to be considered for purchase for the 1991-92 school term and to explore storage facilities options that may be available. Seconded by Fox. M.C. Motion by Heskins to introduce the following resolution and to adept as presented, seconded by Kuechie. M.C. Resolution Dh'ecting The Administration To Make Reeommendatiem Fer Reductiem In Pregrams And Pma/mm And Reasem Thm, efe WHEREAS, there has been a reduction in-stndent enrollment, and WHEREAS, this decrease in student enrollment must include discontinuance of positions and discontinuance or curtailment of programs, and WHEREAS, a determination must be made as to which teachers' contracts must be terminated and not renewed and which teachers may be placed on unrequested leave of absence without pay or fringe benefits in effecting discontinuance of positions, BE IT RESOLVED, l)y the School Board of Independent School District No. 739, as follows: "[laat the School Board hereby directs the Superintendent of Schools and administration to consider the discontinuance of programs or positions as a result of a reduction in enrollment, make recommendations to the school board for the discontinuance of programs, curtailment of programs, discontinuance of positions or curtailment of positions. Motion by Kersten to adapt the following resolution relative to the upcoming school board election, seconded by Mattick. M.C. RESOLUTION RELATING TO THE ELECTION OF SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERS AND CALLING THE SCHOOL DISTRICT GENERAL ELECTION BE IT RESOLVED by the School Board of Independent School District No. 739, as follows: 1. It is necessary for the school district to hold its general election for the purpose of electing two school board members for terms of three years each. The following individuals have filed affidavits of candidacy for said election during the peri&l established for filing such affidavits: Lee Hoskins Pamm Msttick Tammy Konz 2. The general election is hereby called and directed to be held on Tuesday, the 21st day of May, 1991, between the hours of 2:00 o'clock p.m. and 8:00 o'clock p.m. 3. Pursuant to Minnesota Statutes, Section 205A.II, the combined school district voting precincts and polling places within those precincts established and designated by school board resolution dated March 21, 1991, for school elections not held on the day of a statewide election, are herby designated for said general election. 4. The clerk is hereby authorized and directed to cause notice of said election to be posted at the administrative offices of the school district and at each polling place at least ten days before the date of said election. The clerk is hereby authorized and directed to cause a sample ballot be posted at the administrative offices of the school district at least four days before the date of said election and to cause a sample ballot to be posted in each polling place on election day. The sample ballot shah not be printed on the same color paper as the official ballot. The clerk is hereby authorized and directed to cause notice of said general election to be published in the official" newspaper of the district, for two consecutive weeks with the last publication being at least one week before the date of said election. The notice of election so posted and published shall state the offices to be filled set forth in the form of ballot below, and shall include information concerning each established precinct and polling place. 5. "roe clerk is autherized and directed to secure buff colored ballot boxes for the deposit of ballots at each polling place and to acquire and distribute such election materials as may be necessary for the proper conduct of this election. 6. The clerk is further authorized and directed to cause buff colored printed ballots to be prepared for use at said election in substantially the following form: OFFICIAL BALLOT GENERAL ELECTION INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 739 KIMBALL, MINNESOTA MAY 21, INI SCHOOL BOARD MEMBER Three Year Term VOTE FOR TWO Put an (X) in the square opposite the name of-each candidate you wish to vote for. [] Tammy Konz [] Lee Heskins [] Pamm Mattick [] [] On the hack of all ballots shall be printed "OFFICIAL BALLOT", the date of the election, and lines for the initials of two judges. The printing shah be so placed as to be visible when the ballot is properly folded for deposit. 7. The name of each candidate for office at this election shah be rotated with the names of the other candidates for the same office so that the name of each candidate appears substantially an equal number of times at the top, at the bottom and at each intermediate place in the group of candidates for that office. 8. The clerk is hereby authorized and directed to prepare instructions for layout of the ballot and for providing the ballots in groups of 50. The clerk further authorizes the district office to generate and produce the ballots. 9. The following individuals, each of whom is qualified to serve as an election judge, are hereby appointed as judges of election, to act as such at the polling place and for the precinct listed below: Precinct: No. 1 Polling Place: Kimball Area High School Election Judges: Chief Judge - Annette Liedman, Jane Pickle, Dorie Ecker, Joyce Olson - alternate. The election judges shall act as clerks of election, count the ballots cast and submit them to the school board for canvass in the manner provided for other school district elections. Dated: April 18,1991 Jerome Kuechle, Clerk Motion by Kuechle to authorize appropriate signatures on bus coutracts with L.O.L. Bus Service, Inc. and Hendricks Bus Co., Inc. for the 1991-92 and 1992- 93 school years at the terms discussed and identified, seconded by Fox. M.C. Motion by Mattick to set-the regular board meeting dates in May on Thursday, May 2, and Tuesday, May 21, (school board election day), seconded by Kersbm. M.C. Mx. Lagerstedt reported on "Class of 20" activities, social studies materials selection, media/technology outcomes being developed, Prime Time, MEEP Spring Conference, first aid training, sixth grade musical on April 29, and plans for recycling. Motion by Kuech]e to approve the 19g0-91 revised budget as presented, seconded by Hoskins. M.C. General $3,554,053 Food Servico 213,517 Transportation 335,651 Comm. Service 106,916 Capita] Exp. 233,5 Bldg. Coast. 102,500 Debt Redmp. 4,500 Total $4,952,062 Motion by Hoskins to adapt the preliminary 1991-92 school :budget proposed, seconded by Fox. M.C. General Food Service Transportation Comm. Service Capital Exp. Debt Redmp. Total $3,663,258 214,142 337,951 104,536 164,825 402,500 $4,889,212 Motion by Kersten to approve the leave request for the remainder of the year submitted by Jeanne Dirksen, seconded by Kuechle. M.C. Motion by Mattick to approve the hiring of Joan Schmidt to serve as the district office secretary, starting April 22, 1991, with a salary adjustment to be made after a six-month probationary period as agreed ($8.70 starting salary; $9.14 after initial period as per salary schedule), working seven hours per day, seconded by Kuechle. M.C. Motion by Fox to grant requested Military leave request from Frank Niebelte from April 24, through May .10, 1991, seconded by Mattick. M.C. Motion by Kuechle to approve the summer band schedule proposed by Mr. Haake and the School Menus Mon., Apr. 29 Jumbo Corn Dog; KetchUP, Mustard; Honeyed Sliel Carrots; Pear Sfices; Milk. Tues., Apr. 30 Sloppy Joe on a Bun; cos; Seamed Green Pineapple Tidbits; Milk; Rings. Wed., May 1 Sanuge pi; Buttered Cot; Bread & Peanut Butter; Fre Fruit; Chocolate Milk. Thurs., May 2 Beefy Nacbos w/Meat, Chips; Seasoned Green Bea Bread and Butter; Assorted Fr Cups, Mnk. Fri. May 3 Submarine on a Hoagie BO w/Lettuce, Tomato, and Oni; Tater Tots; Sliced Pears; Elm. Alternete Menes Wed., Apr. 24 - Fish Burger ....... Thurs., Apr. 25 - Chickon Patty Fri., Apr. 26 - Fish Burger Mon., Apr. 29, Cheeseburger Tues., Apr. 30 - Pizza Burger Wed., May I - Hamburger on I Thurs., May 2 - Hot Dog on Bun Fri., May 3 - Burrito SEEDS FROM THE ball game one Saturday One pointed to a fan and "That's my pastor. Wowf enjoying the game. home practing mOno 91 That's what we all need to - practice the sermon. Them are some who Oo church, and who listen to reading of the Bible and preaching of the sermon, they think that the listening I made them Christians. Band Boosters, seconded by. they're just fooling Hoskins. M.C. Motion by Kersten to approve What's heard in the the hiring of Sandy Mackereth to must be lived, take over the time commitment The Bible is a given up by Jeanne Dirksen, for not just to hear. the remainder of the year, seconded by Kuechle. M.C. Do you live in the Motion by Fox to adjourn at what you hear Jr1  hob/ 10:36, seconded by Mattick. M.C. Uke the boy uid, Jerome Kuechle Clerk be practicing the sermon." The Lancaster Turnpike in Pennsylvania was this oun- try's first macadam road. Mies Electric Farm, Residential Commercml