Legal Notices: July 22, 2015

 

PUBLIC NOTICE
INDIAN LAKE IMPROVEMENT
DISTRICT ANNUAL MEETING
Notice is hereby given to all property owners in the Indian Lake Watershed that the Annual Meeting will be held on Saturday, August 8, 2015, at 9:00 a.m. at the Corinna Township Hall. Items of business to be acted on at the meeting are:
1) Repost of the Officers and Board of Directors
2) Election of two (2) directors to a three-year term
3) Adopt a budget for the year 2015-2016
4) Approval of a possible proposed Special Assessment
Curt Brekke, Chair
(43-44p)
 
REGULAR SCHOOL BOARD MEETING
MONDAY, JULY 13, 2015
INDEPENDENT SCHOOL 
DISTRICT #881
MAPLE LAKE, MN
MINUTES
Board Members Present: Joe Paumen, Shelley McAlpine, Shelly Liljequist, Richard Thomas, Joe Mavencamp, Arnie Michalicek and Ben Elsenpeter
Others Present: Mark Redemske, Kristi Anderson, Tanya Malwitz, Michelle Wang, John Donohue, Dave Hansen and Katie Friedman
1. Meeting called to order at 7:01 p.m.
2. Pledge of Allegiance
3. “DISTRICT #881 IS PROUD OF”
A. Staff of the Year award recipients: Eric Meyer and Diane Hertwig
4. Recognition of visitors: Vicki Grimmer  
5. M/S Paumen/McAlpine - Approve the Agenda for the regular school board meeting held on Monday, July 13, 2015 with the addition of 9M, acceptance of the Lions donation in the amount of $7,390.00. Motion carries 7-0.
6. M/S Elsenpeter/Thomas - Approve the Consent Agenda for the regular school board meeting held on Monday, July 13, 2015. Motion carries 7-0.
7. Open Forum:  none
8. Unfinished Business
A. M/S Elsenpeter/Paumen – Motion to leave the calendar approved in March with the starting day after Labor Day. Motion carries 7-0. 
B. Discussion on the proposal to create a strategic marketing plan to promote the school from Colin Soklowski. The board asked the committee to bring back more information.  
C. M/S Mavencamp/McAlpine - Motion to approve the 2015-2016 High School Student Handbook with changes to the attendance and off campus behavior sections. Motion carries 7-0.
D. M/SThomas/Liljequist - Motion to approve fall coaching assignments. Motion carries 7-0.
E. M/S Mavencamp/Paumen - Motion to approve the 2015-2016 Activities Handbook. Motion carries 7-0.
9. New Business 
A. M/S McAlpine/Elsenpeter - Motion to delegate to Kristi Anderson, Financial Manager, Maureen Donohue, Human Resources Manager, and Mark Redemske, Superintendent, the authority to make fund transfers for investment of excess money during the 2016 fiscal year.   MS 471.38. Motion carries 7-0.
B. M/S McAlpine/Elsenpeter - Motion to approve a resolution authorizing Kristi Anderson, Finance Manager, and Mark Redemske, Superintendent, the authority to sign documents on behalf of Independent School District #881 during the 2016 fiscal year. Motion carries 7-0.
C. M/S McAlpine/Elsenpeter - Motion to delegate to Kristi Anderson, Financial Manager, Maureen Donohue, Human Resources Manager, and Mark Redemske, Superintendent, authority to sign checks from the Petty Cash Fund and the Activity Fund on behalf of Independent School District #881 during the 2016 fiscal year. Motion carries 7-0.
D. M/S McAlpine/Elsenpeter -  Motion to delegate to David Hansen, Principal, Kristi Anderson, Finance Manager, and Mark Redemske, Superintendent, authority to make transactions through the Savings Account for the Scholarship Fund on behalf of Independent School District #881 during the 2016 fiscal year.  Motion carries 7-0.
E. M/S McAlpine/Elsenpeter -  Motion to delegate to Kristi Anderson, Financial Manager, Maureen Donohue, Human Resources Manager, and Mark Redemske, Superintendent, admission to and control of the contents of the Safe Deposit Box on behalf of Independent School District #881 during the 2016 fiscal year.  Motion carries 7-0. 
F. M/S McAlpine/Elsenpeter -  Motion to delegate Maureen Donohue, Human Resources Manager, and Mark Redemske, Superintendent, the authority to sign employee/employment documents on behalf of Independent School District #881 during the 2016 fiscal year.  Motion carries 7-0.
G. M/S McAlpine/Elsenpete - Motion to set our Truth in Taxation Hearing for 8:00 p.m. on December 14, 2015. Motion carries 7-0.
H. M/S McAlpine/Elsenpeter -  Motion to approve the 2015-2016 Health and Safety budget and projects. Motion carries 7-0.
I. M/S McAlpine/Elsenpeter -  Motion to approve the annual review of the following policies: 410, 413, 414, 415, 522, 524, 709 and 807. Motion carries 7-0.
J. M/S Paumen/Mavencamp - Motion to renew ISD #881’s membership in the Minnesota School Boards Association for the 2015-16 school year at a cost of $4,571. Motion carries 7-0.
K. M/S Paumen/Liljequist - Motion to approve a full page ad in the 2015-2016 Community Guide. Motion carries 7-0.
L. M/S Paumen/Liljequist - Motion to approve increasing the family maximum fee for students in Class I and Class II activities to $450 per year. Motion carries 7-0.
M. M/S Thomas/Liljequist - Motion to accept the Lions donation of $7,390. Motion carries 7-0.
10. Representative Reports
A. Food Service Committee: Redemske reported the new Food Service Manager Ryan Highberg from A’viands has met with the staff and a new oven was ordered for the high school kitchen.
B. Meeker and Wright Special Education Cooperative: Thomas reported that MAWSECO is having difficulties hiring a Speech Pathologist, construction on the building is about a week behind schedule, and the FY16 budget was approved.
C. Schools for Equity in Education: Redemske reported during the meeting the results of the Special Session were discussed. Increases to the general education formula were 2% for FY16 at $117.00 per pupil unit and 2% for FY17 at $119.00 per pupil unit.
D. High School: Hansen reported schedules for next year should be available the first week of August, enrollment is up in the high school and the principals and several staff members will be attending an assessment conference in August.  
11. Committee Reports
A. Building and Grounds Committee: Redemske reported the playground has been sealed and repainted, roof repairs by B&B are being done, a section of the track fence has been removed. The custodial staff is in the building working on the floors in the building, the custodial staff attended a training this month, the tennis courts were discussed with the city, Neutz is working with the insurance company on the boiler claim, and a new meter and gas line into the building will be installed.
12. Set Meeting Dates
13. Other Business
A. Thank-You Notes
B. Upcoming Meetings:
2. MAWSECO Board Meeting at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, July 28, 2015 in Howard Lake
3. Wright Tech Center Board Meeting at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 4, 2015 in Buffalo
4. Regular School Board Meeting in August at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, August 10, 2015 in the Board Room
C. Miscellaneous Information:
1. MSBA Summer Seminar on Monday, August 3, 2015 in Brooklyn Park
2. MSBA Phase I & II Training on Tuesday, August 5, 2015 in Brooklyn Park
3. Chamber of Commerce Meeting at 12:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 5, 2015
14. M/S Elsenpeter/Thomas - Motion to adjourn at 8:04 p.m. Motion carries 7-0.
Respectfully Submitted,
Kristi Anderson
Shelley McAlpine
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