October 13, 2014

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

ATTENDANCE: On Monday, October 13, 2014 Vice President Qual called the board meeting of the Lisbon School District #19 to order at 6:00 p.m. Members present were Mark Qual, Liz Anderson, Matt Webb, and Brent Dick. Member absent was Rory Lien. Also in attendance were Supt. Steven Johnson, Elem. Principal Meckle, Lori Lyons and guest Jan Hansen, Ransom Co. Gazette.

CONSENT AGENDA: Dick moved, seconded by Webb to approve the established agenda, minutes of the September 10, 2014 board meeting, bills list and finance reports. Approved by unanimous roll call vote.

PRINCIPALS REPORTS: were previously submitted to board. Mrs. Meckle added further information on Title I funds and programs; and Gearing up for Kindergarten. Dr. Johnson reported the 2nd round of awards for the LPS Hall of Fame were awarded plaques at the football game on Friday, October 3rd. The 2014 winners were Harlan Volk, Larry Kappel, and Rodney Anderson (family).

BOARD REPORTS: Anderson reported that she and Webb had met with Mr. Monilaws on the request for pep band performances at some HS sporting events. After a good discussion, he will work with Mr. Adair to schedule a few dates of performances and add into the syllabus. In return they would like support of the athletes at the music, drama, and other non-athletic events. Lisbon YB is coming up with new ideas for support for all.

GUESTS: were welcomed.

SUPT. REPORT: Mr. Johnson reported on the following: The SEEC Administrative meeting in VC on Sept. 11 included a lot of discussion concerning professional development, common core and the new required evaluation instrument for teachers and principals; he and Lori attended the seminar on Affordable Care Act held in Bismarck on September 24 sponsored by ND PERS. They have been working on the requirements and preparing to meet them according to the law; he attended the Southeast NDASA meeting in Valley City on Sept. 29th – reports were received from DPI, NDHSAA and the Director of NDCEL; The Legislative CouncilÕs Education Committee has been meeting for over a year, there will be a number of education bills including funding bills that will appear during the Education CommitteeÕs hearing on October 15th; LPS hosted the Ransom County Emergency simulation on Wednesday October 1st . The staff learned more about what to do during this type of emergency and will take the knowledge gained and implement it into our emergency plan; and he will be attending the NDCEL Fall Conference in Bismarck on October 16-17 and the NDSBAÕs Annual Convention and School Law seminar on October 23-24.

CAPITAL PROJECTS: Mr. Johnson reported there are still a few issues with the general contractor on the flooring, sneeze guards, and storage cabinets that need to be cleared up before final payment is submitted.

Payment Requests:
-Fargo Glass & Paint: Dick moved, seconded by Anderson to approve payment to Fargo Glass & Paint in the amount of $49,761.00. Approved by unanimous roll call vote.
-Hi-Line Electric, Inc.: Webb moved, seconded by Dick to approve payment to Hi-Line Electric, Inc. in the amount of $5067.00. Approved by unanimous roll call vote.
-Foss Architecture: Dick moved, seconded by Webb to approve payment to Foss Architecture & Interiors in the amount of $689.70 for September services. Approved by unanimous roll call vote.

PARK DISTRICT: Anderson moved, seconded by Dick to approve the agreement with the Lisbon Park Board for 2014-15 in the amount of $1500. Approved by unanimous roll call vote.

403(b) PLAN: Lori reviewed the amendments to the current 403(b) plan, along with the services of Admin Partners. Webb moved, seconded by Anderson to approve the amended Lisbon Public Schools 403(b) Plan and ADMIN Partners as our 3rd party administrator. Approved by unanimous roll call vote.

MS GRAB BAG BREAKFAST: Mr. Johnson explained how the MS Grab bag breakfast would work for the middle school students. Discussion was held. Anderson moved, seconded by Webb to approve the MS Grab Bag Breakfast program and the purchase of refrigerator. Approved by unanimous roll call vote.

NOVEMBER BOARD MEETING: Anderson moved, seconded by Dick to change the board meeting to Wednesday, November 12, 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.

October 13, 2014
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Lori B. Lyons
Business Manager
10/13/2014
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President