LISBON SCHOOL DISTRICT #19
SCHOOL BOARD MEETING
APRIL 7, 2015
ATTENDANCE: On Tuesday, April 7, 2015 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, Liz Anderson, Matt Webb and Brent Dick. 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 March 10, 2015 board meeting, bills list and finance reports. Approved by unanimous roll call vote.
PRINCIPALS REPORTS: previously submitted to board, both reporting further on progress of state testing.
GUESTS: were welcomed.
SUPT. REPORT: Dr. Johnson reported on the following: He is currently on the SVMD finance committee working on at least three funding formulas to present to the membership for vote, and will continue agreement with Rural Cass to share Director John Porter; Seniors Honor Students were honored by the Lisbon Kiwanis Club and Dr. Gina Kelly presented the address to the seniors entitled ÒLife is HardÓ; met with Amy Long from Senator Heidi HeitkampÕ s office in March to discuss the reauthorization of ESEA or the Federal k-12 funding bill for Title programs; there has been tons of student activities over the past month including FFA, TSA, and Jump Rope for Heart, FBLA, elementary music concerts, track and golf has started and after Easter break more events including FFA Banquet, Junior/Senior Prom, Regional Music contest, and Regional and State Speech; testing has finally gotten started after more than a two-week delay; and lastly, we have started to interview candidates for open teaching positions.
RESIGNATION: Qual moved, seconded by Dick to approve the resignation of Shari Moller with regrets. Approved by unanimous roll call vote.
JH TRACK: Dick moved, seconded by Anderson to approve contract of Joe Kern as JH Track coach for 2015-16 with pay per negotiated agreement. Approved by unanimous roll call vote.
LUNCH PRICES: A letter from Asst. Director of Child Nutrition Program was reviewed which requires schools to review paid lunch revenue to assure compliance with the paid lunch equity requirement known as PLE. For 2015-16 school which charge less than $2.70 in 2014-15 are required to increase their lunch rates. A comparison report from surrounding districts was reviewed. Dick moved to raise price by .20 for 2015-16. Motion died due to lack of a second. Further discussion was held that even with an increase the food service fund will still be subsidized by the general fund. Qual moved, seconded by Dick to increase lunch prices .15/meal for 2015-16. Lunch prices for K-4 – $2.05, grade 5-12 – $2.15, and adult Lunch – $2.75. Approved by unanimous roll call vote.
RIF: Anderson moved, seconded by Webb to approve the to approve the agreement to reduction-in-force nonrenewal – federal funding uncertain of Cathy Boughton and Jodie Froemke. Approved by unanimous roll call vote.
NO-CHARGE TUTIION: Dick moved, seconded by Qual to approve the 2015-16 no-charge tuition agreement for student to attend North Sargent School District. Approved by unanimous roll call vote.
There being no further business the meeting was adjourned.
Lori B. Lyons