September 11, 2013

LISBON SCHOOL DISTRICT #19
SCHOOL BOARD MEETING
SEPTEMBER 11, 2013

ATTENDANCE: On Wednesday, September 11, 2013 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 Terri Barta, Ransom Co. Gazette.

CONSENT AGENDA: Mairs moved, seconded by Anderson to approve the established agenda, minutes of the August 13, 2013 board meeting, bills list and finance reports. Approved by unanimous roll call vote.

PRINCIPALS REPORTS: written reports previously submitted to board.

GUESTS: were welcomed.

SUPT. REPORT: Mr. Johnson reported on the following: ND School Board Assoc. Policies Services are still working on our on-line policy manual. HeÕs working with them so that our many updates can be followed correctly by having them sent back to him via email and will let everyone know when manual is available on-line. Reviewed current statistics and guidelines on the lunch free/reduced program, and also Jenn and Pamela found out at meeting in August that we need to charge $.10 more for our adult meals than the highest pd student meals. Mr. Kraig Steinhoff of the SE High Tech Consortium has scheduled a meeting for all member schoolsÕ science teachers to discuss current Science Modules and ideas of new Modules that implement the Common Core. Employee and Teacher of the Month program for the 2013-14 has started again, with September winners ~ Deb Evenson and Nadine Olson.

CAPITAL PROJECTS UPDATE: Mr. Johnson reported the electrical disconnects for the fans from the electricians in the HS shop are currently being installed; Track – they poured the footings for the bleachers and as they were starting some issues came up on the sidewalk and slope. Bus Garage – theyÕve started to pour the sand for the floor heat tubing that will go under the cement for the new steel building; Ottertail needs to move our meter and pole so that McNally can finish the siding on the North side of the existing garage; and we are waiting on windows and doors to complete the other three sides. The elementary flooring is looking good and are giving a 5 year warranty for replacement.

ENROLLMENT UPDATE: LPS first day enrollment was at 607 students, up from 600 in 2012. The largest class is our kindergarten with 60 and the smallest is 3rd grade with 29. Enrollment by building – Elementary K-4: 224, Middle 5-8: 184, and High School 9-12: 199.

CONTRACT: Qual moved, seconded by Webb to approve the .5 fte contracts of Mary Ford and Cathy Boughton for 2013-14 in the amount of $24,900 plus benefits per negotiated agreement. Approved by unanimous roll call vote.

JH FOOTBALL COACH: Mairs moved, seconded by Webb to approve paying Pat Adair for coaching junior high football per negotiated agreement. Approved by unanimous roll call vote.

PARA: Mairs moved, seconded by Anderson to approve Diane Schillinger as Special Ed Para with pay of $10.00 per hour. Approved by unanimous roll call vote.

NC HIRING: Mr. Johnson reported that Debra Herring had been hired as asst cook at $10.50 per hour.
Qual moved, seconded by Anderson to give Supt. Johnson authority to hire classified staff as needed. Approved by unanimous roll call vote.
BUDGET: Requirements of NDCC 57-15-02.1 and Senate Bill 2036 were reviewed including: Property Tax Levy Increase Notices and Public Hearing.
á Hearing: Mairs moved, seconded by Qual a hearing will be held on Tuesday, October 8, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. Approved by unanimous roll call vote.

ADULT LUNCH: state requirements were reviewed. Anderson moved, seconded by Webb to increase adult lunch price to $2.45 per lunch to be in compliance with ND food service regulations effective October 1st. Approved by unanimous roll call vote.

ELL Plan: Mrs. Meckle reviewed the 2013 ELL Plan for Lisbon Public Schools.

There being no further business the meeting was adjourned.

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Lori B. Lyons
Business Manager
9/11/2013
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President