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Thursday, November 22, 2012 Tri-Coun News * Central Minn Legal Notice SCHOOL BOARD PROCEEDINGS EDEN VALLEY-WATKINS PUBLIC SCHOOL #463 WWW.EVW.K12.MN.US OCTOBER 22, 2012 The Board of Education met in regular session on October 22, 2012, at 7:00 p.m. with Frank Eder, Shelley Kern, Sarah Kuechle, lulie Meyer, JoAnn Rademacher, Bob Stenger, Jeremy Willner, and Superintendent Mark Messman present. Bruce Kiehn, Rob Peder- son and Nick Thielen, were also present. The meeting was called to order by Chairperson Frank Eder. The meeting was opened with the Pledge of Allegiance. The agenda was approved on a motion by leremy Willner and sec- onded by Sarah Kuechle. Motion carried unanimously. The consent, agenda was approved on a motion by Bob Stenger and seconded by loAnn Rademacher. Motion carried unanimously. Items included in the consent agenda: -Approved the minutes of the September 24, 2012, Regular School Board Meeting -Approved a teacher contract with Rebecca Hiltner for .7692 FTE Elementary Teacher, BS, Step 1 -Approved a new classified con- tract with Robin VanderMey, Ele- mentary Title I Educational Assis- tant, Group III, Step 5, effective September 20, 2012 -Approved a new classified con- tract with Romelle Hentges, Ele- mentary Title I Educational Assis- tant, Group III, Step 5, effective October 15, 2012 -Approved a new classified contract with William Kilgore, Cleaner, Group 2, Step 3, effective October 1, 2012 -Approved an extra curricu- lar contract with June Kahlstorf for Elementary After School Tutor Program, Group IV, Step 7 -Approved an extra curricu- lar contract with Darcy Ramler for Elementary Student Council, Grp 8, Yr 5 -Approved an extra curricular contract, Dave Dziengel, Jr. High Girls Basketball Coach, Grp 7,Yr 13 -Approved an extra curricular contract, Dave Dziengel, Jr. High Boys Basketball Coach, Grp 7,Yr 13 -Approved an extra curricu- Le00als Government HHHHInlHHn lllllllll II lar contract, Jason Huschle, Asst. Boys Basketball Coach, Group 3, Year 3 -Approved an extra curricu- lar contract, Dan Berg, Co-Head Wrestling Coach, Groups 1 and 3, Year 4 -Approved an extra curricular contract, Jessica Miller, 9th Grade Girls Basketball Coach, Group 4, Yr2 -Approved an extra curric- ular contract, Becky Kuechle, Asst. Girls Basketball Coach, Group 3,Year 12 -Approved an extra curricu- lar contract, Jacob Anderson, 9th Grade Boys Basketball Coach, Grp 4,Yr 4 -Approved an extra curricular contract) Adam Langer, Head Boys Basketball Coach, Group 1, Year 10 -Approved an extra curricular contract, Tom Jansen, Head Girls Basketball Coach, Group 1, Year 15 -Approved an extra curricu- lar contract, Jeff Forcier, Co-Head Wrestling Coach, Groups 1 and 5, Yr 19 -Approved an extra curricular contract, Grant Johnson, Assistant Wrestling Coach, Group 3, Year 4 -Approved an extra curricu- lar contract, Mike Quale, Jr. High Boys Basketball Coach, Group 6, Yr 15 -Approved an extra curricular contract, Heath Kramer, Jr. High Wrestling Coach, Group 4, Year 5 -Approved an extra curricular contract, Kevin Nohner, Play Set Design Advisor, Group 8, Year 1 -Accepted the resignation of Karen Swenson, Elementary Title I Assistant, effective October 12, 2012 -Notice of following. Board Committee Meeting(s) (Board Room unless noted) Construction Meetings on Wednesdays at 10:00 a.m. in KA Trailer -Accepted letter of resignation from Speech Clinician, lane Hen- nen, effective November 5, 2012 -Approved Band/Choir Fund Raising for Multiple Dates for meat raffle and Uncle Gerry's T-shirts The October 22, 2012, bills, checks #54968 through #55153 electronic tax payments and P-card purchases, totaling $1,672,582.16 were presented and approved on a motion by Jeremy Willner and seconded by Shel- ley Kern. Motion carried unani- mously. GENERAL FUND 552,159.86 FOOD SERVICE 117,295.23 COMMUNITY EDUC. 12,695.34 BUILDING CONSTR. 990.431.75 1,672,582.18 A complete list of the bills is available in the District Office. The following items of business were transacted: 1. Superintendent Mark Mess- man went over October enroll- ments with 925 students in atten- dance. 2. Ernest Junker presented a request to use the Elementary outdoor facilities for a commu- nity concert, similar to last sum- mer. The Board approved a motion to use the Eden Valley Elemen- tary outdoor facilities in August, 2013, for a community concert on a motion by lulie Meyer and sec- onded by Shelley Kern. Motion carried unanimously. 3. Details of the ongoing prog- ress, finances, cleaning, time- frames, and problem-solving solu- tions of the building project were discussed with the Board. 4. Business Manager Nick Thielen and Superintendent Mark Messman gave an update on the status of the 2011-12 school audit and transfer request. The Board approved a transfer of $77,000.00 from our General Fund to our Community Service Fund on a motion by Sarah Kuechle and sec- onded by loAnn Rademacher. Motion carried unanimously. The Board also approved a transfer of $75,000.00 from the General Unre- served.Fund balance to the Gen- eral Assigned Fund Balance for remodeling of science classroom on a motion by Shelley Kern and seconded by Julie Meyer. Motion carried unanimously. 5. The Board awarded snow removal bids for 2012-2013 Thielen Excavating for the Eden Valley ele- mentary/secondary buildings and Stockinger Lawnscape for the Watkins Elementary on a motion by Sarah Kuechle and seconded by Shelley Kern. Motion carried unanimously. 6. Superintendent Mark Mess- man reported on the status of the current job openings in the dis- trict and tentative timeframes for the Business Manager and Speech Clinician positions. 7. Member Bob Stenger intro- duced the .Resolution Of School Board Supporting Form A Appli- cation To Minnesota State High School League Foundation and moved its adoption. The motion for the adoption of the foregoing resolution was seconded by Mem- ber loAnn Rademacher and upon vote being taken thereon, the fol- lowing voted in favor thereof: Shel- ley Kern, loAnn Rademacher, Bob Stenger, Julie Meyer, Sarah Kue- chle, Jeremy Willner and Frank Eder and the following voted against the same: None where- upon said resolution was declared duly passed and adopted. 8. The following board commit- tee reports were given: Sunshine Committee report by Sarah Kuechle and Shelley Kern, Bremer Grant Committee report by Julie Meyer. 9. Elementary Principal Rob Pederson reported on elementary updates for the month of Octo- ber including completion of fall assessment, National BullyAware- ness in November. 10. Secondary Principal Bruce Kiehn reported on secondary updates for the month of Octo- ber including homecoming, com- pletion of 2nd semester schedul- .ing, Emily Sieben Ipad fundraiser, starting phase of Technology Plan. !1. Superintendent Messman provided updates on November Policy Committee, Minnesota Trap Leagu e , Staff Development, Principal/Teacher Evaluations, the availability of MSBA School Board training in December and upcoming election and its impact on schools. Superintendent went over some talking points to dis- cuss with local election officials. 12. Items for next meeting's agenda: Building Project Updates Annual Assurance of Compli- ance Prohibiting Discrimination Finalization of 2011-12 School Audit Fall Activity/Athletic Summary Resolution Canvassing Results of General Election The meeting was adjourned at 8:23 p.m. on a motion by Shel- ley Kern and seconded by loAnn Rademacher. Motion carried unanimously. loAnn Rademacher CLERK Published in the Tri-County News Thursday, Nov. 22, 2012. Page 15 IIIIIII I I IIIIIII Legal Notice MAINE PRAIRIE TOWNSHIP MEETING CANCELLATIONS The Maine Prairie Township Board meetings scheduled for the fourth Tuesday in November and December have been cancelled. Alice Robinson Interim Clerk/Treasurer Published in the Tri-County News Thursday, Nov. 22, 2012. Legal Notice CRWD MEETING CANCELLATION NOTICE The Nov. 28, 2012, Work Session of the Clearwater River Watershed District Board of Managers has been canceled. If you have ques- tions or concerns, contact the Dis- trict Office at (320) 274-3935. Published in the Tri-CountyNews Thursdays, Nov. 15 and 22, 2012. Legal Notice CITY OF EDEN VALLEY PUBLIC NOTICE Notice of Public Hearing on Vacation of an Undeveloped Street and an Undeveloped Alley Pursu- ant to Minnesota Statute 412.851 Notice is hereby given that a hearing will be held before the Eden Valley City Council on the 5th day of December, 2012, in the Eden Valley Civic Center located at 171 Cossairt Avenue West at 8:00 p.m. to consider a proposed vacation of the Undeveloped Por- tion of Bell Street North and the Undeveloped Alley running West of the North end of the Undevel- oped Portion of Bell Street North within the City of Eden Valley. Mona Haag,, Clerk/Treasurer Published in the Tri- CountyNews "Thursdays, Nov. 22 and 29, 2012. Legal Notice FAIR HAVEN TOWNSHIP ZONING BOARD NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING Monday, Dec. 3, 2012, 7:45 p.m. Paul and Carol Dammann, 2801 165th Street, Clearwater MN 55320, are requesting an Interim Use Permit to be able to apply bio- solids to their farm fields in Sec. 23 TWP122R28W and Sec. 24. The Fair Haven Township Land Use Zoning Ordinance #4, Section 4.10 and Section 6.4 This public hearing is open to anyone wanting to attend.. Ruth Johnson Fair Haven Township Zoning Administrator Published in the Tri-CountyNews Thursdays, Nov. 22 and 29, 2012. Legal Notice REGULAR MEETING UNOFFICIAL MINUTES BOARD OF EDUCATION NOVEMBER 14, 2012 IND. SCHOOL DISTRICT 739 KIMBALL, MN The meeting was called to order by vice chair Gagnon at 6:00 p.m. with all members except Helgeson present. Member Helgeson partic- ipated via telephone. The Pledge of Allegiance was said by all in atten- dance. Zipoy/Schreiner approved the agenda as presented. MC Mr. Sundin's Natural Disasters class was present to share their overnight camping experience on the North Shore. Bob Merchant, president O f the Kimball Sports Boosters presented several concerns and upcoming activities. Kris O'Brien reviewed sev- eral fundraisers that the BLT/ Leo Club would like to hold this year. Motion by Zipoy, seconded by Stein to approve the requested fundraisers. MC Celebrations and successes of students and staff included the Cross-Country and Football ban- quets-a good experience at both events. National Honor Society hekt their annual induction cer- emony, and the Students of the Month are on the school website. Dennis Loewen, Assistant Administrator for Clearwater River Watershed District, and Rebecca Kluckbohn, Engineer for the District with Wenck Associ- ates, Inc. were present for review of the recommendations made for the implementation of Phase II of the Kimball Stormwater project. Mr. Houseman reported that the first round of parent/teacher confer- ences, Grandparents Day, the Vet- eran's Day program, the Kindness Retreat will be held on November 19th, December 5th is the next late start day. The Elementary Knowl- edge Bowl meet was held with 21 teams participating. Mr. Widvey reported on the high school conferences, Goldie Locks was here on October 25th giving an Anti-Bullying message through music and entertain- ment, the Veteran's Day Program was very good, the next late start is December 5th. National Honor Society is requesting to hold their 4th annual Spaghetti Dinner on January 17th. Zipoy/Schreiner to approve the NHS fundraiser. MC Mr. Tritabaugh reported on up- coming meetings: Benton-Stearns Education District, Health & Safety, SEE, Meet and Confer, and Phase I and II Board Member for the two new board members. The SuPerin- tendent asked to schedule a meet- ing with the three elected board members, Tim, Bob, and Troy. The Truth In Taxation Hearing at 6:00 followed by the regular December board meeting on the 19th. Committee reports included: Facilities-Tritabaugh, board, work session-Tritabaugh. Zipoy/Sch- reiner accepted recommendation from Superintendent Tritabuagh to put the Administrative Tran- sition Plan on hold until January when the nw board member is on board. MC Zipoy/Stein approved the listed bills in the amount of $169,550.17. MC Zipoy/Stenger approved the Con- sent Agenda. MC The Consent Agenda included: Approve min- utes for October 17, 2012 board meeting; Accept donation from Kimball American Legion Auxil- iary for $20 toward a library book at the high school; Accept dona- tion from Kingston Lions Club for $100 toward the library. Stenger/Stein accepted dona- tion of $1,345 from the Kimball American Legion toward a trophy case for track/field. MC Stein/Stenger accepted a dona- tion of $500 from the Kimball Lions toward a trophy case for track/field. MC The treasurer's report was reviewed and discussed. Zipoy/Schreiner to Canvass the Returns from the November 6th Election and Authorize Issuance of Certificates of Election. Upon roll call vote, Stenger, Schreiner, Gagnon, Stein, Zipoy and Helge- son voted in favor, no one voted against. Motion carried. Stein/Zipoy, with a thank you for 36 years and 1,213 games, accepted the resignation from softball and girls' basketball coaching positions received from Gary Riess, effective with the 2012- 2013 school year. MC Zipoy/Schreiner approved changes to winter coaching assignments: move Joe Stan- gle from 9th grade to Assistant/ JV girls' basketball, Melanie Mar- quardt to 9th grade girls' bas- ketball; add co-assistant speech coaches Robin Dockery and Care- lyn Hillstrom. MC Schreiner/Stenger approved spring coaching assignments- head baseball-Adam Beyer, assis- tant-Matt Dingmann, 8th-Corey Harmon, 7th-pending; head softball-vacant, assistant-Eric Primus, 8th-loe Stangle, 7th- Barry Strand; head girls' golf- Kris O'Brien, jr. high golf-Bob Deem; assistant track-Chris Ross- man, Lisa Brown, jr. high-Aimey Notsch. MC Stenger/Zipoy accepted the apparent lowest quotation for snow removal for the District for the 2012- 2013 winter season as received from RohloffBobcat Service. MC Schreiner/Stein to adjourn at 7:53 p.m. Tom Schreiner, Clerk (This is a summary of the min- utes of the School Board. To obtain a full copy of the official min- utes, contact the District Office 398-5585, or check the District website at www.kimball.kl2. mn. us.) Published in the Tri-County News Thursday, Nov. 22, 2_012.