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FULDA PUBLIC SCHOOLS

June 21, 2013

May 13
FULDA PUBLIC SCHOOL

BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

Monday, May 13, 2013 - 6:00 P.M.

High School Library



The Board of Education meeting was called to order at 6:00 p.m. by Chairperson, Dan Fischer.

Members present were Dan Fischer, Linda Lund, Theane Pagel, Don Tiesler, Tom Klein, Phil Kramer and Stan Kramer. Others present were Superintendent Luther Onken, H.S. Principal Gregg Slaathaug, Elementary Principal Mike Pagel, Kris Schmidt, Jerry Johnson and Jessica Mitchell.

Motion by Theane Pagel, seconded by Tom Klein to approve the agenda with the addition of item 8.H-Consideration/Approval of Rescheduling July Board meeting to July 15 at 6:00 pm. Motion carried.

Motion by Don Tiesler, seconded by Stan Kramer to approve the Consent Agenda, which included the following items: Minutes from Regular Board Meeting April 8, 2013, Bills, Imprest Fund Report, Activity Fund Report and Financial Report. Approved hiring Summer staff including: Summer School Para Taylor Tuin and Teacher Tori Zimmerman(NCIC Program) Summer School Paras: Mary Ann Sieverding, Jackie Hieronimus and Lori Bakken. Summer Custodial-Mitch Winter, Randy Kremer, Allison Winter, Lawn Mowing-Dean McNeal and Randy Kremer, Summer Recreation Coordinator-Jess Hogan, Summer Recreation Employees-Brittney Hermeling, Courtney Hulstein, Todd Peterson and Alex Hein. Approved building lease agreement with St. Gabriel's. Acknowledged Health Insurance renewal rates for 2013-2014. Approved letter of intent to negotiate from Community Education Coordinator, Administrative Bookkeeper, Payroll Clerk and Confidential Secretary. Approved FCCLA Fundraisers for National Meeting. Approved Contract for Band Teacher-Matthew Saxman. Approved letter of resignation from Ag Teacher-Kelsey Carlson-Klassen. Approved Open Enrollment-Vortherms. Approved Shelter Agreement with American Red Cross. Approved Agreement for Blind Services for ESY and Regular School Year Motion carried.



Open Forum

No one present

Mr. Pagel's Report

•Updated on Class Event happenings

•Science Curriculum update

•MCA III Testing Season

Mr. Slaathaug's Report

•Scheduling is complete

•FFA, FCCLA, Track, Choir, Speech, BPA all had very successful seasons

•Prom went well

•Seniors did community service

•Psychology visited assisted living center

•Conducted 3 Open House sessions for potential RL-B students

•NHS Induction is May 14th

Community Ed

•Presented play numbers

•Updated program numbers

•Summer Rec. Brochure is out

Mr. Onken's Report

•District Planning met

•Health Insurance will be 0% increase for 13-14

•Interviewed Music Teacher candidates

•Will meet with Ehlers after Legislature has adjourned

Board of Education

•Phil Kramer gave Staff Development Update

•Dan Fischer gave District Planning update

Recognition of District Groups/Supporters

•Thank you to the Fulda Free Press for great coverage

•Congratulations to Speech Team, FFCLA President-Elect, FFA State President and 4 State degree recipients

Old Business

None

New Business

Motion by Tom Klein, seconded by Stan Kramer to approve membership in MSHSL. Motion carried.

Motion by Stan Kramer, seconded by Tom Klein to approve Proposal from Bargen for roof repairs. Motion carried.

Motion by Tom Klein, seconded by Stan Kramer to approve Service Agreement with Interquest Detection Canines for 2013-14 School Year. Motion carried.

Motion by Don Tiesler, seconded by Stan Kramer to approve revised school year calendar for 2012-13. Motion carried.

Motion by Tom Klein, seconded by Don Tiesler to approve Joint Powers Agreement with MCC for ECSE Teacher. Motion carried.

Member Stan Kramer introduced the following resolution and moved its adoption:



RESOLUTION DISCONTINUING AND REDUCING

EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS AND POSITIONS



WHEREAS, the School Board of Independent School District No. 505 adopted

a resolution on January 14th, 2013, directing the administration to make recommendations for reductions in programs and positions, and

WHEREAS, said recommendations have been received and considered by the

school board,

BE IT RESOLVED, by the School Board of Independent School District No. 505, as follows:

That the following programs and positions, or portions thereof, be

Reduced or discontinued:

1. Business - Reduced

2. Physical Education - Reduced

The motion for the adoption of the foregoing resolution was duly seconded by Member Phil Kramer and upon vote being taken thereon, the following voted in favor thereof: All and the following voted against: NONE whereupon said resolution was declared duly passed and adopted.

Member Stan Kramer introduced the following resolution and moved its adoption:



RESOLUTION RELATING TO THE TERMINATION

AND NONRENEWAL OF THE TEACHING CONTRACT

OF Jessica Laleman, A PROBATIONARY TEACHER.



WHEREAS, Jessica Laleman is a probationary teacher in Independent School District No. 505.

BE IT RESOLVED, by the School Board of Independent School District No. 505, that pursuant to Minnesota Statutes 122A.40, Subdivision 5, that the teaching contract of Jessica Laleman, a probationary teacher in Independent School District No. 505, is hereby terminated at the close of the current 2012 - 2013 school year.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that written notice be sent to said teacher regarding termination and non-renewal of her contract as provided by law, and that said notice shall be in substantially the following form:

NOTICE OF TERMINATION AND NON-RENEWAL



Ms. Jessica Laleman

XXXXXXXXXXXX

XXXXXX, MN 56XXX



Dear Ms. Laleman:

You are hereby notified that at a Regular meeting of the School Board of Independent School District No. 505 held on May 13th, 2013, a resolution was adopted by a majority roll call vote to terminate your contract effective at the end of the current school year and not to renew your contract for the 2012 - 2013 school year. Said action of the board is taken pursuant to M.S. 122A.40, Subd. 5.

You may officially request that the school board give its reasons for the non-renewal of your teaching contract. For your information, however, this action is taken because of declining enrollment.



Yours very truly,



SCHOOL BOARD OF

INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 505



_________________________________________

Clerk of the School Board



The motion for the adoption of the foregoing resolution was duly seconded by Tom Klein and upon vote being taken thereon, the following voted in favor thereof: ALL and the following voted against the same: NONE whereupon said resolution was declared duly passed and adopted.

Motion by Don Tiesler, seconded by Phil Kramer to change July Board Meeting to Monday, July 15, 2013 at 6:00 PM in the High School Library. Motion carried.



Adjournment at 6:52 p.m.



____________________________

Tom Klein, Clerk





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