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GSL School Board Proceedings

Glencoe-Silver Lake School Board
School Board Proceedings
ISD #2859
Glencoe-Silver Lake, Minnesota
July 10, 2017

The School Board of Independent School District #2859 met in regular session at 7:00 p.m. in the District Office conference room.
Board Chair Christianson called the meeting to order. Present: Kuester, Alsleben, Lindeman, and Twiss. Board Member VonBerge was absent. Also present: Superintendent Sonju; Business Manager Sander; Katie Ballalatak; Technology Staff Morris; and Administrative Assistant Langanki
The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.
1.    Announcements:  The next regular School Board meeting will be on Monday, August 14, 2017 at 7:00p.m. The location TBD.
2.    Public input: None
3.    Reports/presentations: Superintendent Sonjou and Business Manager Sander.
4.    Alsleben/Kuester to approve the agenda (5-0).
5.    Kuester/Twiss to approve the consent agenda: June bills, regular board meeting minutes of June 12, 2017; Hirings: Brittney Latzig as 1.0 FTE Elementary Teacher (Grade 5), Morgan Schwarz as 1.0 FTE Elementary Teacher, Patti Fleischacker; Ariel Sorlie as 1.0 FTE Elementary Teacher (Grade 3), Chad Sauter as 1.0 FTE Social Studies Teacher at GSL High School, Chad Koenen Head Girls Soccer Coach, Brenda Langanki – Asst. Business Manager/Superintendent Secretary, Renee Vasko as ESY-SpEd Program Para. 11.5 hrs. per week, 3 weeks. Michelle Downie as 1.0 FTE Elementary/Jr. High Music Teacher, Resignations: David Frasier as 1.0 FTE Phy Ed Teacher at GSL High School.
6.     Alsleben/Lindeman to adopt the Resolution Adopting Long-Term Facilities Maintenance (LTFM) Ten-Year Plan Approved (5-0).
7.    Twiss/Kuester to approve the pay rates for Community Education staff for the 2017-2018 school year. Approved (5-0).
8.    Alsleben/Kuester to adopt the resolution for Fund Balance Transfer. Approved (5-0)
9.    Twiss/Lindeman to adopt the following policies: 301-School District Administration, 302 Superintendent, 303 Superintendent Selection, 304 Superintendent Contract, Duties and Evaluation, 305 Policy Implementation, 306 Administrator Code of Ethics, 406 Public and Private Personnel Data, 427 Workload Limits for Certain Special Education Teachers, 508 Extended School Year for Certain Students with Individualized Education Programs, 514 Bullying Prohibition Policy, 522 Student Sex Nondiscrimination, 530 Immunization Requirements (5-0)
10. The School Board conducted a formal evaluation of Superintendent Sonju. A report was presented by Twiss. No action taken.
11.Alsleben/Twiss to accept donations from: Church of Peace, Prairie Woods, and American Legion. (5-0)  
12. Kuester/Twiss to renew membership to Minnesota School Boards Association (MSBA) from July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018 for a total cost of $6,150.00 (5-0).
13. Lindeman/Twiss to accept the bid of $5.50 per column inch (camera ready) for legal business and $7.50 per column inch for non-legal business from McLeod Publishing, Inc. in The McLeod Country Chronicle through June 30, 2018. Director (5-0)
14. Alsleben/Twiss to adjourn at 7:50 p.m. (5-0)    
Complete minutes and all documents relating to this meeting are on file and available for review at the Superintendent’s Office, 1621 East 16th Street, Glencoe.Glencoe-Silver Lake School District #2859
By: Brenda Langanki, Board Clerk
These minutes are unofficial until approved by School Board action.

(Published in The McLeod County Chronicle July 19, 2017)