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Thursday, May 26, 2011 1, MN Board/From page 10 The proposal to contract with Sen, Several changes were reviewed in the proposed Superintendent's contract for the 2011-2012 school year. Stenger/Gagnon approved the contract with Mr. Tritabaugh. MC Zipoy/Schreiner approved con- tract with Anna Hart, l/2-time Speech Clinician for 2011-2012 at MA, Step 3 of the Master Agree- ment. MC Gagnon/Schreiner approved hiring Hannah Wruck, Early Childhood Special Education Instructor for the 2011-2012 school year at BA, Step 2 of the Master Le00als f.4 Government Page 11 Aesop substitute placement was brought back to the board after being tabled at the April meeting. Gagnon/Schreiner alSproved con- tracting with Aesop for substitute placement within the district. MC A Resolution Adoption Plan for the 125 Flexible Benefits Plan was presented for board approval. Gagnon/Schreiner approved said Resolution. Upon roll call vote, Stenger, Gagnon, Schreiner, Hel- geson, Dockery and Zipoy voted in favor; none voted against. MC Zipoy asked if any change has occurred with the property along iF ......... I! III I nrl I'l ! Franken h-ires Lisa Fobbe Hrlrn"llll nesota and I know she'll work hard to help me represent my constit- uents," said Sen. Franken. "Her work in the state legislature and her depth of experience in a wide variety of areas will make her a great advocate for the region and I'm lucky to have her on my staff." Fobbe was elected to the Min- nesota Senate in 2008 and served on the Senate's Agriculture and Veterans Committee, the Environ- ment and Natural Resources Com- mittee, and the Education Com- mittee. Prior to that, she served on the Princeton School board for Former State Legislator to begin work today in Senator's St. Cloud office U.S. Sen. AI Franken (D-Minn.) announced today that he has hired former State Senator Lisa Fobbe of Zimmerman as his Cen- tral Minnesota field representa- tive. Fobbe, who represented Sen- ate District 16 in the state legis- lature and served for eight years on the Princeton School Board, will be working in Sen. Franken's St. Cloud office starting today. "Lisa Fobbe knows the people and communities in Central Min- II Itch IIII IIIIIII I eight years, where she was chair for two years. She has also served on the Minnesota School Board Asso- ciation and the Minnesota State High School League Board, as well as the Anoka-Ramsey Community Foundation Board. "I am really looking forward to working with Senator Franken on the issues that are important to Central Minnesota," Fobbe said. "As a former state legislator and school board member who has been very active in my commu- nity, I look forward to putting my experience to work on behalf of the people, businesses, and com- munities across the region." Agreement. MC Mr. Widvey reviewed minor changes made to the High School Student Handbook for 2011-2012. Zipoy/Gagnon approved the Handbook as presented. MC Mr. Tritabaugh reviewed the proposed five-cent increase to school lunches as per federal requirements. Schreiner/Dockery approved the five-cent increase for next school year. MC The revised budget for FYll was presented and reviewed. Schreiner! Stenger approved the revised FYll budget as follows. MC Hazel Avenue, to the south of the school. The superintendent does not believe the property has changed hands as of yet. Stenger/Gagnon adjourned at 8:25 p.m. Jody Gagnon, Clerk (This is a summary of the min- utes of the School Board. To obtain a full copy of the official minutes, contact the District Office at 398- 5585, or check the District website at Published in the Tri-County News Thursday, May 26, 2011. Revenues Expenditures General Fund (including Capital) .... $6,364,155 ...... $6,382,201 Food Service Fund ..................... 333,779 ......... 338,373 Community Service Fund .............. 413,229 ......... 391,930 Debt Service Fund ..................... 751,668 ......... 795,053 Scholarship Fund .......................... 400 ............ 400 Total: $7,863,231 $7,907,956 County committee nominations open June 15 Farmers, ranchers and other agricultural producers have until Aug. 1, to nominate eligible can- didates to serve on local Farm Ser- vice Agency county committees, announced Linda Hennen State Executive Director of the USDA's Farm Service Agency (FSA). "County committees play a vital role in the administration of federal farm programs and the positive effect they have on rural communities," said Hennen. FSA county committees make decisions on commod- ity price support loans, conser- vation programs, disaster pro- grams, employing county execu- tive directors and other significant agricultural issues. To hold office as a county com- mittee member, a person must participate or cooperate in a pro- gram administered by FSA, be eligible to vote in a county com- mittee election and reside in the local administrative area (LAA) in which the person is a candidate. A complete list of eligibility require- ments is posted online at: www. fsa_ccelections_2Ol l.pdf Individuals may nominate themselves or others as candi- dates. Additionally, organiza- tions representing minorities and women may nominate candidates. All nominees must sign nom- ination form FSA-669A, which includes a statement that the nominee agrees to serve if elected. Form FSA-669A is available at USDA Service Centers and online at: efcommon/eFileServices/eForms Admin/FSAO669A_110331VO1.pdf. 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