May 13, 2014

LISBON SCHOOL DISTRICT #19
SCHOOL BOARD MEETING
MAY 13, 2014

ATTENDANCE: On Tuesday, May 13, 2014 President Rory Lien called the board meeting of the Lisbon School District #19 to order at 7:30 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 Ben Zahrbock and Terri Barta.

CONSENT AGENDA: Qual moved, seconded by Webb to approve the established agenda, minutes of the April 8th and 11th, 2014 board meetings, bills list and finance reports. Approved by unanimous roll call vote.

PRINCIPALS REPORTS: previously submitted to board.

BOARD REPORTS: Qual expressed his appreciation to Steve, Elinor and Pat for doing all additional work in finding good quality staff in getting all these positions filled.

GUESTS: were welcomed.

SUPT. REPORT: Mr. Johnson reported on the following: Mrs. Meckle, Amy Lyons and Jen Sjomeling attended the Program Improvement workshop sponsored by DPIÕs Title I office, The LPS will be required to update our professional development and middle school / district program improvement plans during the summer of 2014 for the 2014-15 school year as required by NCLB; 9 students attended the State Speech meet on April 26 with Ginger Louden as their substitute advisor; Music department attended their State competition in Bismarck with 8 out of the 10 groups coming home with STARS under the direction of John Monilaws; Ms. Caitlyn Holm had the FFA banquet at the Eagles on May 6th – which currently has over 130 members with the Lisbon Chapter becoming very successful; and reviewed schedule of the year-end activities and award nights.

CAPITAL PROJECTS:

BIDS: Construction bids were opened on Thursday, May 8th at 2:00 p.m. in the HS conference room. In attendance were: Bob Ames of Foss Architecture, Steve Johnson, Lori Lyons, Adam SeyFried of Grotberg Electric, Toni Swanberg of Swanberg Construction Inc., Ron Molitor of Diversified Contractors, and John Johnson of Wick Construction. Bids received and results are shown below. Bob reported to contractors that due to an issue with not receiving any Mechanical bids, they will be in contact. Lisbon School Board will meet next week to review. Lori Lyons, 5/08/2014

Addendum No. 2 – Mechanical was added to the bids. The bidding for the mechanical portion of work has been extended an additional week, and will be received same place, on Thursday, May 15, 2014 at 2:00 PM.

Special Board Meeting: Mairs moved, seconded by Qual to hold a special board meeting on Thursday at 5:00 p.m. to consider bids for the Elementary Kitchen capital project. Approved by unanimous roll call vote.

PAYMENT: Mairs moved, seconded by Anderson to approve payment to Foss Architecture & Interiors in the amount of $18,898.83. Approved by unanimous roll call vote.

RESIGNATION: Mairs moved, seconded by Anderson to approve the resignation of Angie Williams and wish her the best. Approved by unanimous roll call vote.

TEACHING CONTRACTS: Qual moved, seconded by Webb to approve the teaching contracts of the following: Stacy Schimming – $37,957; LaTina Rondestvedt – $39,760; Jacob Denault – $36,000; Amanda Swanson – $36,000; Veronica Carter – $36,000 + $2380 C GBB, $3400 Asst. VB, and $215 Class 2016 Advisor. Approved by unanimous roll call vote.

ADMINISTRATION CONTRACTS:

– Elem/MS Principal: Qual moved, seconded by Anderson to approve the 2014-15 contract of Elinor Meckle for Elementary/MS Principal in the amount of $86,815.00 plus $4680 for services provided for Fort Ransom. Approved by unanimous roll call vote.

– HS Principal: Anderson moved, seconded by Mairs to approve the 2014-15 contract of Patrick Adair for HS Principal in the amount of $76,370.00 plus $1795 – ITV Coordinator.

– Supt.: Webb moved, seconded by Mairs to approve the 2014-15 contract of Steven Johnson as Superintendent in the amount of $116,675 plus $6700 for services provided for Fort Ransom. Approved by unanimous roll call vote.

HOURLY WAGES: committee members have met and Qual reviewed their recommendations. Anderson moved, seconded by Webb to approve the following wages as recommended: LyDell Mairs – $18.10 + $8,653 for Transportation; Daivd Thompson – $16.10; Allen Reinke – $13.70; Todd Odegard – $12.75; Landon Glover – $11.35; Matt Odegard – $11.00; James Johnson – $11.70; Sara Adair – $13.00; Lynette Elijah – $13.00; Amanda Gerding – $13.00; Rita Maudal – $11.50; Nadine Olson – $12.50 Library Aide and $26.00 Tech Work; Amy Kjar – $11.55; Dorothy Martinez – $12.20; Cathy Olerud – $14.10; Kristie Peterson – $11.75; Olga Sagvold – $15.15; Diane Schillinger – $11.00; Daphne Stromley – $11.55; Gary Mairs – $18.45; Karen Wilke – $11.00; Bus Drivers – Short Routes – $41.60 per route; Long Routes – $51.30 per route; Extra Curricular Trips – $49 per trip+$10.00/hr; Jennifer Hehn – $13.00; Jesse Juelfs – $13.25; Susan Chaffin – $12.00; Debra Herring – $12.00; Rhonda Glover – $11.50; Phyllis Thompson – $11.50; Jason Blasczyk – $10.50; Student Workers – $9.50; Substitute Cooks – $11.00; and Substitute Aides, Paras, Secretaries, Bus Dispatch – $10.50. Approved by unanimous roll call vote.

FEDERAL PROGRAMS: Anderson moved, seconded by Qual to approve Steve Johnson as the Authorized Agent for Title I & II and Elinor Meckle as the Title I Contact. Approved by unanimous roll call vote.

SERVICES PROVIDED: Qual moved, seconded by Webb to approve the 2014-15 agreement with Fort Ransom School District in the amount of $50,300 for administration and guidance; and $1075 per month; and $25.00/hr. for board meetings for Business Manager services for the 2014-15 school term. Approved by unanimous roll call vote.

LUNCH PRICES: were discussed. Qual moved, seconded by Anderson to table this until June. Approved by unanimous roll call vote.

POLICIES: The policy committee will meet to review for final recommendations on new policies.

– RESCIND OLD – ALREADY REPLACED BY NEW POLICY ADOPTED: Mairs moved, seconded by Anderson to rescind the following old policies: AACB – Non-Discrimination on Basis of Disability, BCD – Board Vacancy, BCDA – Resignation, BCDA-R – Resignation Regulations, DADE/ FHCFA/ KAFC/ KAHC – Tobacco Use in Schools, DBB – Recruitment & Selection of Instructional Staff, DBF – Supervision of Instructional Staff, DBFA-R – Evaluation Procedure, DCDB-R – Evaluation of Coaches, DBFB – Removal of Material From Personnel Files-Teachers, DBI – Resignation, DBM/LACS – Student Teachers, FBBH-R – Criteria for Granting Parent Offenders Privileges to Enter School Property, FBEC/GCABA – Assessing Student Achievement, GABBA – Student Achievement, FBFA – Transfers & Withdrawals, FDA – Student Education Records, FDA-R – Compliance with FERPA of 1974 Regulations, FGCB – Gifts to Students, FHCC – Dress Code, FHCIA – Bullying, GBEIB – Programs for Students with Disability, GBFA-R – Review Procedure, HFE – Requisitions & Purchase Orders, IBCAB/ KAF – Visitors in the School, IBFA – Authorized use of Materials & Equipment, KBA – Parental Complaint Procedure, KCB – Sports & Special Events Media Coverage, LEC – Relations with Parks & Recreation Department, and LEF – Relations with Department of Human Services. Approved by unanimous roll call vote.

– RESCIND OLD – TO BE REPLACED: Webb moved, seconded by Anderson to rescind the following policies: BDAA – Executive Session, BDBA – Minutes, BDF/KAG – Public Participation at Board Meetings, BFB – Procedure for Adopting Policy, CBBB – Evaluation, OAGC – Military Leave, DAGFD – Family & Medical Leave, DAGFD-R – Family & Medical Leave Regulations, DAH/FF/IBD – Safety, DAHD/ IBDE – Employee Right-to-Know Substances, DAHE/FFI/FHCM/ IBDG – Violent & Aggressive Behavior, DBF – Teacher Supervision a Statement of Philosophy, DBFA – Evaluation of Instructional Staff, DBGC – Professional Organizations, DCBB – Overtime Compensation, DCBB-R – Overtime & Compensatory Time Regulations, DCBC – Teacher Aides, FBFC/GCE/GDHC/ LAAD – Students Educated in Home Schools, FEAA-R – Procedures for Administering Medication in the School, FFD/ IBDC/KAHAA – Automobile Use, FFEB/FHBB – Interviews of Students by an Official of Other Agencies, FHBA – Interviews by Policy, FFG/GEE/ IBDF – Animals in the Classroom, FGDB – Soliciting Funds & Gifts, KAIBA – Advertising in School Publications, FHBC – Searches of Lockers, FHBD – Searches of Students, FHCIB/FIDC – Hazing, FIC – Student Publications, FIDA/HHS – Management of Student Activities Funds, GBDA – Controversial Speakers, GBG – Field Trips, GOBI/LAAC – Sports Coops, GOGA/KAK – Sportsmanship, GDGA-R/KAK-R – Sportsmanship Regulations, HHAA – Incidental Revolving Fund, IBE/KAH – Community Use of School Facilities, IFAA – Copyright Materials, LEA – Relations with Police Authorities. Approved by unanimous roll call vote.

– 1ST READING: The first reading of the following policies was held: BCAD – Executive Session, BCAC – Minutes, BCBA – Public Participation at Board Meetings, BOA – Procedure for Adopting Board Policy, CAAB – Superintendent Evaluation Procedure, DDBD – Military Leave, DDAA – Family & Medical Leave, DEAF – Occupational Safety, ACE – Violent & Threatening Behavior, DFAA – Teacher Evaluation, DODD – Professional Organization Leave, DCB – Overtime & Compensatory Time, DJC – Teachers’ Aides, FDA – Education of Home Schooled Students, FFJ – Student Vehicles on School Property, FGCC – Student Interrogations, ACBC – Use of Animals in District Schools & In Curricular Programs, KAAD – Distribution & Posting of Non-curricular Materials in Schools, FGCA – Searches of Lockers, FGCB – Searches of Students & Students’ Personal Property, ACEB – Hazing, FGDD – Student Publications, HEAC – Management of Student Activities Funds, GBBA – Guest Speakers, FFF – Field & Other School-Sponsored Trips, ABCB – Sportsmanship, HEAB – Incidental Revolving Accounts, ABBB – Non-Curricular Use of District Property, ABCA – Copyrighted Material & Intellectual Property, LBD – Relations with Police Authorities.

STRATEGIC PLAN 2014 – 2016: the 2012-14 plan was reviewed. Administration will meet and revise for 2014-16.

SCHOOL BOARD MEETING: Mairs moved, seconded by Anderson to change the board meeting to Monday, June 16, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. in the high school conference room. Approved by unanimous roll call vote.

There being no further business the meeting was adjourned.

June 16, 2014
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Date
Lori B. Lyons
Business Manager
5/13/2014
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President