April 8, 2014

LISBON SCHOOL DISTRICT #19
SCHOOL BOARD MEETING
MARCH 11, 2014

ATTENDANCE: On Tuesday, March 11, 2014 President Rory Lien called the board meeting of the Lisbon School District #19 to order at 6:30 p.m. Members present were Rory Lien, Mark Qual, Tim Mairs, Liz Anderson and Matt Webb. Also in attendance were Supt. Steven Johnson, HS Principal Adair, Elem. Principal Meckle, Lori Lyons, and guests LyDell Mairs, Ben Zahrbock, and Terri Barta, Ransom Co. Gazette.

CONSENT AGENDA: Qual moved, seconded by Webb to approve the established agenda, minutes of the February 25, 2014 board meeting, bills list and finance reports. Approved by unanimous roll call vote.

PRINCIPALS REPORTS: previously submitted to board. Mrs. Meckle reported further on the being a pilot school for the Smarter Balanced Assessment state test. And Adair reported all coaches gr 7-12 are all certified, and is in discussion with high school staff on changing over to all students taking semester tests.

GUESTS: were welcomed.

SUPT. REPORT: Mr. Johnson report the 55th Kiwanis Honor Banquet will be held on March 18th; met with Rural Cass Special Ed representatives as they are currently looking for a Director and were wondering if SVMD would be able to share our director for at least one year; Foss Associations, One Engineering, and Hockenbergs were here on March 6th to start determining the design and the scope of the elementary kitchen project; Jerry Crane from the State Fire MarshalÕs office will be on our campus to inspect our buildings on March 13th; and he has started posting policies on his web-site after the board has held the first reading.

CAPITAL PROJECTS: Design and proposal for bids should be here for the April meeting.

OPEN ENROLLMENTS:

– ENDERLIN AREA: Mairs moved, seconded by Anderson to approve the open enrollment with the Enderlin Area School District for 1 student to attend Lisbon Public Schools. Approved by unanimous roll call vote.

– SARGENT CENTRAL: Qual moved, seconded by Webb to approve the open enrollment with the Sargent Central School District for 2 students to attend Lisbon Public Schools. Approved by unanimous roll call vote.

– WYNDMERE: Anderson moved, seconded by Mairs to approve the open enrollment with the Wyndmere School District for 3 students to attend Lisbon Public Schools. Approved by unanimous roll call vote.

DRIVERS ED: Anderson moved, seconded by Webb to approve cost of $125 / students and $400 for repeats or Out of District for Behind the Wheel; classroom will be free; and approve Kim Mark as instructor for 2014 with classroom pay of $2888.60 and $21.00 per hour for Behind the Wheel. Approved by unanimous roll call vote.

TITLE I – SUMMER SCHOOL: Qual moved, seconded by Anderson to approve Jodie Froemke, Cathy Boughton, and Marie Fiechtner for Title I summer school at $30 per hour per the Title I Elementary and Middle School Improvement Grants. Approved by unanimous roll call vote.

HS – SUMMER SCHOOL: will know more after registrations are done by May, but plans on using Barb Sweet for physical education and then the Center for Distance Ed for other courses.

POLICIES:

– POLICY ACBD: After the 2nd reading, Anderson moved, seconded by Webb to approve policy ACBD – School Medication Program. Approved by unanimous roll call vote.

– POLICY HEAF: 1st reading of policy HEAF – Fund Balance Policy in Accordance with GASB Statement
#54 was held.

– POLICY DDA & DDBA: Committee member Mairs reported the Vacation policy DDBA is fine, and policy DDA was intended to read for payment of $30/day for days accumulated in excess of 120; and $30/day at retirement for full-time 12 month employees with 21 or over years of experience to the Lisbon Public School District. 1st reading of Policy DDA was held.

AGREE-RIF: Qual moved, seconded by Mairs to approve the agreement to reduction-in-force nonrenewal – federal funding uncertain of Cathy Boughton. Approved by unanimous roll call vote.

PLEDGE OF SECURITIES: Anderson moved, seconded by Webb to approve pledge of securities as submitted by Bremer Bank for March 2014. Approved by unanimous roll call vote.

AUDIT: The communication with the board, and Official Audit Report recommendations were reviewed. Anderson moved, seconded by Mairs to approve the 2011-12 and 2012-13 Audit Report as completed by the ND State AuditorÕs Office. Approved by unanimous roll call vote.

CONTRACTS: Qual moved, seconded by Webb to approve the returned teaching and extracurricular contracts for 2014—15 as follows: Patrick Adair – Concessions – $1800, AD – $7101; Stephanie Falk – $49,300; Lorie Finstad – $49,300; Tracey Froemke – $44,200; Candis Gebert – $49,300; Greg Heitkamp – Class 2017 Adv. $110; Catlin Holm – Class 2018 Adv. $30; Brent Janes – $49,783, Class 2016 Adv. – $220; Stephanie Johnson – $38,300; Alison Kempel – $45,800; Kori Knipple – $36,940, C VB – $2,412.90; Jason Kunze – $42,240, Asst. FB – $3,917, Asst. GBB – $4,058; Amy Lyons – $42,240, HD VB – $6,087; Tracey Lyons – $42,240, Class 2017 Adv. – $115; Kim Mark – $54,175, Head BBB – $6,087, JH Track – $2,434.80; JH FB – $2,378.40; Share Moller – $45,775; Robert Moller – Asst. Wrestling $4,058; Tina Pierce – $46,300, Science Fair Adv. – $1,526.70; Barb Sweet – $49,450, Class 2015 Adv. – $115, Head GBB – $6,087; Jennifer Wangler – $42,125; Kari Webb – $47,375; Benjamin Zahrbock – $39,300, C BBB – $3,574.10, Boys Golf – $2,152.80; Kerri Zahrbock – $43,861, JH VB $2,068.20, JH GBB – $2,152.80; and Trista Ziegleman – $44,994. Approved by unanimous roll call vote.

RESIGNATION: Mairs moved, seconded by Anderson to accept with regrets the resignation of Jodie Froemke. Approved by unanimous roll call vote.

LUNCH PRICES – 2015: Mr. Johnson reported that the food service fund will again be deficit spending. The collection of past due accounts is better, but with the increased costs of fruits and vegetables that are required, the charge for meals will need to be looked at being raised.

SUPT. EVALUATION: for March 2014 was reviewed. Mairs moved, seconded by Anderson to approve the evaluation of Superintendent Steven L. Johnson dated March 11, 2014. Approved by unanimous roll call vote.

BOARD MEETING: The April board meeting will be held on Tuesday, April 8, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. in the HS Conference room as scheduled.

There being no further business the meeting was adjourned.

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Date
Lori B. Lyons
Business Manager
3/11/2014
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President