LISBON SCHOOL DISTRICT #19
SCHOOL BOARD MEETING
JULY 10, 2013
ATTENDANCE: On Wednesday, July 10, 2013 President Lien called the board meeting of the Lisbon School District #19 to order at 7:30 p.m. Members present were Rory Lien, Cindy Nims, Tim Mairs, Mark Qual and Liz Anderson. Also in attendance were Supt. Steven Johnson, Lori Lyons, and Matt Webb, and guests LyDell Mairs, Joe Kern, Amy Lyons, Ben Zahrbock, and Terri Barta, Ransom Co. Gazette.
CONSENT AGENDA: Qual moved, seconded by Nims to approve the established agenda, minutes of the June 4 and 11, 2013 board meetings, bills list and monthly finance reports. Approved by unanimous roll call vote.
BUSINESS MANAGER: Lori reviewed the 2012-13 Pupil Membership, Transportation and Annual Finance reports to be submitted to the state.
– PUPIL MEMBERSHIP & TRANSPORTATION: Nims moved, seconded by Anderson to approve the 2012-13 Pupil Membership & Transportation Reports as submitted. Approved by unanimous roll call vote.
– ND ANNUAL FINANCE REPORT: Nims moved, seconded by Anderson to approve the 2012-13 Annual Finance Report for Lisbon School District #19 as presented, reporting an ending general fund balance of $852,257.65. Approved by unanimous roll call vote.
SUPT. REPORT: Mr. Johnson reviewed his Annual Supt. Report for 2012-13 starting with thanking Cindy Nims for her 9 years of service to the school board and welcoming new board member Matt Webb. Other topics covered included the following: 1) Strategic Plan for 2012-14 which includes Academic and Extracurricular Programs, Instructional and Administrative Staffing, and Facility Needs and Utilization and District Tax Levies; 2) Facilities – Capital Project Improvements; 3) Mandates – NCLB; 4) Curriculum / School Improvement; 5) Technology and 6) Finance.
CAPITAL PROJECTS – Payment Request: Qual moved, seconded by Anderson to approve payment request of McNally Construction in the amount of $15,884.00. Approved by unanimous roll call vote.
CONTRACTS: Nims moved, seconded by Mairs to approve the following contracts: Shawn Carney – $38,300; Susan Dopp – $46,850; Marie Fiechtner – $48,300; Joseph Gerding – $35,970; Angie Haakenson – $47,300; Heather Hartl – $37,850; Jeff Hass – $50,800; Linda Holm-Peterson – $54,378; Andrea Johnson – $43,175; Joe Kern – $40,200; Annette Lewis – $48,300; Kim Mark – $53,150; Ann Rolf – $38,320; Patricia L. Schmit – $36,440; Amber Smith – $43,950; Marybeth Wagner – $36,440; and Jill Wehlander – $39,730. Approved by unanimous roll call vote.
EXTRA CURRICULAR CONTRACTS: Mairs moved, seconded by Nims to approve the following extra curricular contracts: Patrick Adair – Athletic Advisor $7,020; Co-Concessions Adv. $1,700; Brad Bittner – Asst BBB $4,058; 8th Girls Track $2,435 ; Shawn Carney – Class 2015 Advisor $215; Michael Carter – C Sqd GBB $2,577; Kathy Gallagher – Annual Advisor $4,058, Class 2014 Advisor $65; Joseph Gerding – Asst FB $3,447, 8th BBB $2,068; Greg Heitkamp – Class 2017 Advisor $70; Joseph Howell – Asst Boys Track $4,058, 7th BBB $2,435; Brent Janes – 8th Boys Track $2,153, Class 2016 Advisor $65; Andrea Johnson – Class 2017 Advisor $30; Joe Kern – Head Wrestling $5,805, Head Cross Country $5,382; Jason Kunze – Asst GBB $4,058, Asst FB $3,870; Richard Lacina – Asst Wrestling $3,870; Ginger Louden – Drama $595 Per Play, Class 2017 Advisor $30; Amy Lyons – Head VB $6,087; Tracey Lyons – Class 2017 Advisor $80; Kim Mark – Head BBB $6,087, 7th Boys Track $2,435, JH FB $2,350; Kevin Mcleary – Asst FB $3,541, Asst Girls Track $3,541, Asst Wrestling $3,541; Robert Moller – Asst Wrestling $4,058; John Monilaws – Class 2015 Advisor $235; Mark Moss – Head FB $5,735, Head Boys Track $5,735, Close-Up Advisor $1,133, Class 2014 Advisor $110; Beverly Nannenga – Class 2014 Advisor $65; Tina Pierce – Science Fair Adv. $1,507; Jodi Reardon – Speech Advisor $2,271, Class 2015 Advisor $235; Patricia Schmit – 7th GBB $2,040; Sherri Surerus – 7th VB $2,435, Head Girls Golf $2,350, Co-Concessions Adv. $2,200, Class 2016 Advisor $115; Barb Sweet – Head GBB $6,087, Class 2015 Advisor $265; Angie Williams – Asst VB $4,058, Std Council Advisor $505; Class 2016 Advisor $65; Benjamin Zahrbock – C Sqd BBB $2,479, Head Boys Golf $2,125; Kerri Zahrbock – 8th GBB $2,125, 8th VB $2,040, Class 2014 Advisor $80. Approved by unanimous roll call vote.
There being no further business the final meeting of 2012-13 was adjourned.
The 2013-14 annual meeting of the Lisbon School District #19 was called to order.
TEMPORARY CHAIRPERSON: Mairs moved, seconded by Qual to elect Liz Anderson to act as temporary chairperson. Motion Carried.
ELECTION CERTIFICATE: Qual moved, seconded by Mairs to approve the election certificate of Rory Lien and Matt Webb. Motion Carried.
ROLL CALL: was taken with members Rory Lien, Tim Mairs, Mark Qual, Liz Anderson and Matt Webb present.
PRESIDENT: Qual moved, seconded by Mairs to nominate Rory Lien as President. Motion Carried.
President Lien presided over the rest of the meeting
VICE PRESIDENT: Mairs moved, seconded by Anderson to nominate Mark Qual as Vice President. Motion Carried.
MEETING DATE: Qual moved, seconded by Mairs the regular school board meetings will be held at 7:30 p.m. on the second Tuesday of the month in room #104 at the Lisbon High School. Motion Carried.
NEWSPAPER: Mairs moved, seconded by Anderson the Ransom County Gazette be the official paper for publication of school board minutes and notices for 2013-14. Motion Carried.
DEPOSITORY: Qual moved, seconded by Webb to designate Bremer Bank as depository. Quotes for investments are to be secured from Bremer, US Bank, First National Bank, and 1st State Bank of ND of Lisbon. Motion Carried.
PLEDGE OF SECURITY: Mairs moved, seconded by Anderson to approve the pledge of securities as submitted by Bremer Bank, N.A. and and 1st State Bank of ND. Motion Carried.
COMMITTEES: President Lien appointed board members to the following committees: Activities Advisory Committee – Rory Lien & Tim Mairs; City Recreation Board – Liz Anderson; Facilities and Transportation – Mark Qual & Tim Mairs; Hot Lunch Hearing Official Committee – Matt Webb; Library Screening Committee – Matt Webb; Negotiations – Rory Lien & Mark Qual; Non-voting ex officio member in deliberations on granting property tax exemptions or payments in lieu of taxes of new industries – Steve Johnson; Policy Review – Liz Anderson & Matt Webb; SE Region Career Tech Center Board – Tim Mairs; and South Valley Special Ed Board – Steve Johnson.
FUEL/DAIRY REGISTRATION: Anderson moved, seconded by Qual to publish registration information for fuel oil, diesel fuel – pump, gasoline, and dairy products – due on August 7, 2013 by 4:00 p.m. Motion Carried.
ATTORNEY: Mairs moved, seconded by Webb to retain the services of Jon Arntson of Arntson & Stewart of Fargo as school attorney for 2013-2014. Motion Carried.
BOARD STIPEND RATE: Mairs moved, seconded by Anderson board stipend rate for 2013-2014 remain at $50.00 per meeting plus mileage. Approved by unanimous roll call vote.
NDSBA: Mairs moved, seconded by Qual to approve the 2013-14 dues statement from the ND School Boards Association. Approved by unanimous roll call vote.
POLICY SERVICES & MANUAL MAINTENANCE: Anderson moved, seconded by Mairs to approve Policy Services Membership and Policy Services – Web Maintenance Agreement for 2013-14. Approved by unanimous roll call vote.
ARMORY CONTRACT: Mairs moved, seconded by Webb to approve the armory contract with the City of Lisbon for the 2013-14 school year. Approved by unanimous roll call vote.
DUAL SPORTS: Coach Joe Kern presented a Dual Sport Participation Proposal to the school board as developed by LPS head athletic coaches. They are requesting the board consider student athletes be allowed to participate in two sports that are in season at the same time. They feel it would provide a great opportunity for some student athletics at LPS to enhance their school athletic experience and give student a chance to excel and meet their full potential in all athletics while at Lisbon High School. Requirements include maintaining a 3.0 GPA, meeting with both head coaches to select a primary sport, and loss of instruction time guidelines. Discussion was held – referred to the Activities Advisory Committee to bring back in August.
RESIGNATION: Qual moved, seconded by Anderson to approve with regrets the resignation of Chelsey Heitkamp. Approved by unanimous roll call vote.
HS SECRETARY: Mairs moved, seconded by Webb to approve Lynette Elijah as HS Secretary at $11.75 per hour plus benefits per policy. Approved by unanimous roll call vote.
FOOD SERVICE DIRECTOR: Johnson reported that interviews have been held. Mairs moved, seconded by Qual to give Supt. Johnson the power to hire a food service director. Approved by unanimous roll call vote.
NO-CHARGE TUITION AGREEMENT: Anderson moved, seconded by Webb to approve the no-charge tuition agreement with the Fort Ransom School District for a 6th grade student. Approved by unanimous roll call vote.
AUGUST BOARD MEETING: will be held on Tuesday, August 13, 2013 at 7:30 p.m. in the high school conference room.
There being no further business the meeting was adjourned.
July 10, 2013
Lori B. Lyons