Legal Notices: May 21, 2014

 

Office of the Minnesota 
Secretary of State
Certificate of Existence
and Registration
I, Mark Ritchie, Secretary of State of Minnesota, do certify that: The entity listed below was filed under the chapter of Minnesota Statutes listed below with the Office of the Secretary of State on the date listed below and that this entity or filing is registered at the time this certificate has been issued.
Name: Little Fisch Design
Date Filed: 04/12/2014
File Number: 752031200028
Minnesota Statutes, Chapter: 333
Home Jurisdiction: Minnesota
This certificate has been issued 
on: 04/12/2014
/s/ Mark Ritchie
Secretary of State
State of Minnesota
(34-35c)
 
REGULAR SCHOOL 
BOARD MEETING
MONDAY, MAY 12, 2014
INDEPENDENT SCHOOL
 DISTRICT #881
MAPLE LAKE, MN 
MINUTES
Board Members Present: Ben Elsenpeter, Shelly Liljequist, Shelley McAlpine, Arnie Michalicek, Joe Paumen and Richard Thomas
Board Members Absent: Ed Trager
Others Present: Mark Redemske, David Hansen, Kris Harlan, Kristi Anderson and Gabe Licht
1. Call meeting to order at 7:03 p.m.
2. Pledge of Allegiance
3. “DISTRICT #881 IS PROUD OF”  
A. Section Instrumental Solo and Ensemble Contest was on April 15 in Annandale
Superior Rating: Alexa Gorres, Dan Upcraft, Blair Stewig and Nik Dahlgren
Excellent Rating: Sydney VonArb
B. Students of Excellence Award and Recognition Ceremony was on April 30 in St. Cloud
Ashley Becker, Drew Seibert, Justin Wilson and Maria Zaske 
C. Academic All Conference
Boys Basketball: David Stokman, Tony Goelz and Brandon Borell
Girls Basketball: Jenni Pomije,  Brooklyn Toedter and Jordyn Trager
Speech: Courtney Klingelhoets, Charlie Stejskal, Maria Zaske, Madison Nelson, Sydney Louis, Blair Stewig and Tyler Russell
D. MSHSL Excel Award nominees: Tony Goelz and Mollie Graham  
E. Special Olympics Basketball Members – 1st place in region tournament
Matthew O’Sullivan, Michael O’Sullivan and Duncan Neska
F. Linda Weber for her years of service to the district
4. Recognition of visitors: Rebecca Nies, Scott Papke and Patrick Peden 
5. M/S McAlpine/Thomas Approve the Agenda for the regular school board meeting held on Monday, May 12, 2014 with the following corrections: item A under unfinished business will be removed and brought to the June 9 board meeting and add item D under new business to Approve the new Activity Fee Schedule. Motion Carries 6-0
6. M/S Paumen/Elsenpeter Approve the Consent Agenda for the regular school board meeting held on Monday, May 12, 2014. Motion Carries 6-0
7. Unfinished Business
A. Moved from the agenda to the June 9 meeting to approve changes to the 2014-15 Q Comp program
B. Report on the Alternative Delivery of Specialized Instructional Services (ADSIS) Program in our school district presented by Becky Nies. This is the eighth year of the program in the elementary school and the first year in the high school. Referrals to the office are down and referrals of students into the special education program are more accurate. All board members present gave a highly satisfied vote.   
C. Food Service report by Scott Papke of Taher and Chef Patrick Peden.  M/S Paumen/ Thomas to increase lunch prices by $0.10. Motion Carries 6-0. M/S Elsenpeter/Paumen to increase the breakfast prices by $0.25.Motion Carries 6-0. The 2014-2015 school year prices will be: Elementary Lunch $2.25, High School Lunch $2.45, Adult Lunch $3.45, Breakfast for both the Elementary and High School $1.40. Milk and ala carte prices to be set after the bids have been accepted later in the summer. 
D. M/S Paumen/McAlpine Motion to approve a resolution of termination and non-renewal of  the probationary teaching contract of Jodi Raisanen. Thomas-yes, Paumen-yes, Michalicek-yes, McAlpine-yes, Elsenpeter-yes, Liljequist-yes Motion carries 6-0
E. M/S Paumen/McAlpine  Motion to approve the resolution for notice of proposed placement on unrequested leave of absence of Renee Franklin-Ruff for 0.4 FTE. Thomas-yes, Paumen-yes, Michalicek, McAlpine-yes, Elsenpeter-yes, Liljequist-yes Motion carries 6-0
F. Enrollment remained stable from March to April.
G. M/S McAlpine/Elsenpeter Motion to approve the following policy updates: 503.1 – Early Entry into Kindergarten, 704 – Inventory of Fixed Assets. Motion Carries 6-0
H. Only four evaluations of probationary licensed staff still need to be completed.  
I. M/S McAlpine/Paumen Motion to approve our World’s Best Workforce plan. Motion Carries 6-0
8. New Business 
A. M/S Thomas/Liljequist Motion to approve the 2014-2015 Elementary Student/Parent Handbook. Motion Carries 6-0 
B. M/S McAlpine/Paumen Motion to approve a new contract with the Maple Lake Principals for the 2013-2014 and 2014-2015 school years at total package increase over the two years of 4.6%. Motion Carries 6-0
C. M/S Thomas/Paumen Motion to approve a contract with M&M Bus Service for the 2014-2015 and 2015-2016 school years a 0% increase the first year and a 2% increase in the second year of the contract. Motion Carries 5-0, Michalicek abstained
D. M/S Paumen/Elsenpeter Motion to approve a $15.00 increase in Activity fees for the 2015-16 school year. The family maximum will remain capped at $400.00. Motion Carries 6-0
9. Representative Reports
A. District Leadership Team: Paumen reported The Works Best Workforce Plan, the DLT goals and the teacher evaluation model were discussed at the DLT meeting.
B. Schools for Equity in Education:  Redemske reported that SEE is waiting for the legislative session to be completed and board members should log on to SEE’s website and view the documents from the April meeting.
C. Wright Technical Center: Michalicek reported that the house sold, and the board is discussing on how to sell the house for next year. They have accepted several resignations for next school year and a 6% increase was approved and passed along to member districts.
D. Elementary School: Harlan reported MCAs for math and reading have been completed. Fifth grade NWEAs have started.  She shared a picture of the Easter Baskets that were given out to our Backpack Buddies Families with a donation from the Lions. Fieldtrips have started for all grades in the elementary with the sixth graders going to Wolf Ridge at the end of this week. The elementary has received a $3,500 grant through Wright County to start a garden. A spot for the garden has been selected. The garden will consist of 4’ x 10’ boxes with hopes to harvest food for the lunch program and the backpack buddies program. Summer Academy and Irish Academy are set to start and the end of the school year and the Elementary School has earned PBIS Exemplar status again this year.  
E. High School: Hansen reported late start will be tomorrow with the High School Leadership Team holding a roundtable discussion with staff in the morning. Senior Awards Night is May 28, Graduation is scheduled at 8:00 on May 30, board members should arrive at 7:30 to hand out programs. The Science Fair will be held on May 21 from 9-11 and yearbook signing and locker cleanup will take place later that day. MCAs have been completed and NWEAs for the 7th and 8th graders will be on May 22 and 23. Band and choir concerts have been taking place throughout the month and fieldtrips will be taking place over the next few weeks. He asked a board member to meet with the band director and the Band Boosters, and Michalicek volunteered to attend the meeting.
10. Committee Reports
A. Building and Grounds Committee – Charles Webb of Webb Surveying surveyed the football fields so they can be reshaped.
B. Support Staff Committee meeting scheduled for May 13 at 5:30 p.m.
11. Set Meeting Dates
A. Licensed Staff Committee set for June 2 at 4:30 p.m.
B. Redemske will contact the City to set a meeting date.
12. Other Business
A. Thank-You Notes
B. Upcoming Meetings:
1. Safe Schools Meeting on Wednesday, May 14, 2014 in the Board Room
2. DLT Meeting at 7:15 a.m. on Tuesday, May 20, 2014 in the Board Room
3. Schools for Equity in Education Meeting at 7:15 a.m. on Thursday, May 22, 2014 in the Minneapolis
4. MAWSECO Board Meeting at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 27, 2014 in Howard Lake
5. Wright Tech Center Board Meeting at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, June 3, 2014 in Buffalo
6. Regular School Board Meeting in June at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, June 9, 2014 in the Board Room
C. Miscellaneous Information:
1. Mrs. Weber’s retirement party at 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 21 at the V
2. Chamber of Commerce Meeting at 12:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 4, 2014
Michalicek called for a break at 9:15.
M/S Paumen/McAlpine 9:25 p.m. to close the meeting for a closed session to discuss negotiations.  Motion Carries 6-0. Meeting reopened at 9:55 p.m.
13. M/S Paumen/McAlpine Motion to Adjourn at 9:55 p.m. Motion Carries 6-0
Respectfully Submitted,
Kristi Anderson
Shelley McAlpine
 
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