Minutes of Regular Board Meeting
The Board of Education Red Lake
A Regular Board Meeting of the Board of Education of Red Lake Schools #38 was held Wednesday, December 19, 2018, beginning at 2:00 PM in the District Office.
1.Dr. Giniwgiizhig providing the Opening Ceremony
2.Mike Barrett called the meeting to order at 2:11 PM Members Present:
A.Michael Barrett, Chair; Barb Thomas, Clerk; Roy Nelson, Treasurer; Douglas (Jack) Desjarlait, Director; Melinda Crowley, Superintendent
B.Guests: Tracee Bruggeman, Bob Turley, Gerald Lussier, Jo Lange, Stephanie Amberg, Chris Borg, Mark Bensen, Donald Brun, Ashley VanHom, Aaron Jabs, Tracy Olson, Willie Larson and Sherri May
3.Superintendent Crowley reviewed the agenda with the board. Crowley also reviewed the District's Mission and Vision Statement
4.M/M/S Roy Nelson & Doug Desjarlait to approve agenda for December 19, 2018. Yes 4 No 0; Abstain 0
5.Public Comments and Delegations
a. Tracy Bruggeman from Brady Martz presented the 2017-18 Financial Audit Report
A.Gichi-ogimaakwe dibaajimowin(Superintendent Report) Superintendent Crowley provided the board with a copy of the 2018 School Board Meeting Schedule, Information requested at November Board meeting, Superintendent's written report, a request to negotiate the superintendent's contract for July 1, 2019 - June 30, 2022 and current enrollment data.
B.Zhooniyaa-gichi-ogimaa dibaajimowin (Business Manager Report)
The board was provided the November 2018 financial report that includes expenditure and revenue summaries; receipts, cash balance and investment balances. The board was provided enrollment projections for FY 20 and FY 21
C.Ojibwe-gikendaasowin-wedaakad (Ojibwe Education Steward) - Written report provided
D.Genawenirnaad Gaa-wiidookawindwaa Ogimaa dibaajimowin (the ones
being helped boss) (Special Services Department Report) - Written report provided
E.Bimiwizhiwe-odaabaniwigamig dibaajimowin (Transportation Department Report) - Written report provided
F.Genawenimaad Enokiinijin (Human Resources Coordinator) - Written report provided
G.Wiigiwaam-gichi-ogimaa dibaajimowin (Building and Grounds Manager Report)- Written report provided
H.Gaa-naadamaagewaad Ogimaa dibaajimowin (Security Coordinator Report) - Written report provided
I.Ashange-gichi-ogimaakwe Gaa-diba'amaaged dibaajimowin (Food Service Coordinator Report) - Written report provided
J.Abinoojiyag Gikinoo'amaadiwigamig dibaajimowin (Red Lake K-5 School Principal Report) - Written report provided
K.Obaashing Gikinoo'amaadiwigamig dibaajimowin (Ponemah K-8 School Principal Report) Written report provided
L.Abinoojiyag Gikinoo'amaadiwigamig dibaajimowin (Secondary Complex Report)
M.Gikinoo'amaagoowin Gaa-ganawenjigewaad dibaajimowin(Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment Department Report) - Written report provided
N.Odenaawinigikinoo'amaagewin dibaajimowin (Community Education Report) - Written report provided
7.M/M/S Mike Barrett & Roy Nelson to approve consent agenda for December 19, 2018. Yes 4; No 0; Abstain 0.
A.Approve minutes from November 21, 2018, Board meeting.
B.Approve a maternity leave request from Sara Zawacki-Fairbanks starting April 1, 2019, until May 21, 2019.
C.Approve a maternity leave request from Mary Sullivan starting April 1, 2019 until May 10, 2019.
D.Approve rate of pay for Substitute Teachers effective January 1, 2019.
E.Approve a transfer request from Josh Antone, a long term Security Substitute, into an open Security Guard position.
F.Approve additions to the non-licensed substitute list.
G.Approve a transfer request from Lindsey Johns, a Paraprofessional, into an open Security Guard position.
H.Approve purchase of2019 Chevrolet Suburban at State Commercial Fleet price of
I.Approve purchase of 2019 Dodge mobility van at State Commercial Fleet price of $45,488.
A.M/M/S Roy Nelson & Barbara Thomas to approve the list of bills check #198010 through #198377 and wire payments in the amount of$ 1,820,213.06
Yes 4; No 0; Abstain 0.
B.MIMIS Roy Nelson & Doug Desjarlait to approve setting the 2018 Pay 2019 property tax levy at $4,126.44.
Yes 4; No 0; Abstain 0.
C.M/M/S Roy Nelson & Barbara Thomas to accept and approve the 2017-18 Financial Audit. Yes 3; No 1; Abstain 0
D.M/M/S Roy Nelson & Doug Desjarlait to accept Red Lake Elementary Roofing bid from Range Cornice & Roofing Company as the lowest responsible bid in the amount of $1,836,166. Yes 4; No 0; Abstain 0
E.M/M/ Doug Desjarlait & Roy Nelson approve housing contract with Group Works Camp for Summer 2019, pending review and approval of School District Attorney,
Yes: 4; No 0; Abstain: 0
F.M/M/S Mike Barrett & Barbara Thomas to adopt resolution 2018-07 establishing combined polling places for multiple precincts and designating hours during which the polling places will remain open for voting for school district elections not held on the day of a statewide election. Yes 4; No 0; Abstain 0
G.M/M/S Barbara Thomas & Mike Barrett to amend Policy 802: Disposition of Obsolete Equipment and Material. Yes 4; No 0; Abstain 0
H.M/M/S Mike Barrett & Barbara Thomas to amend Policy 616: School District System Accountability. Yes 4; No 0; Abstain 0.
I.M/M/S Roy Nelson & Doug Desjarlait to amend Policy 616.1: Indian Policies and Procedures. Yes 4; No 0; Abstain 0.
A.First Reading of2019-20 School Calendar
B.First reading of Amended Policy 419 Tobacco-Free Environment.
C.First reading of Amended Policy 533: Wellness.
D.First reading of Amended Policy 603: Curriculum Development.
E.First reading of Amended Policy 601: School District Curriculum and Instruction Goals.
F.First Reading of Amended Policy 604: Instructional Curriculum.
G.First reading of Amended Policy 613: Graduation Requirements.
H.First reading of Amended Policy 614: School District Testing Plan and Procedure.
I. First Reading of Amended Policy 615: Testing Accommodations, Modifications, and Exemptions for IEPs, Section 504 Plans, and LEP Students.
J.First reading of Amended Policy 618: Assessment of Student Achievement.
K.First reading of Amended Policy 619: Staff Development for Standards.
10.M/M/S Barbara Thomas & Roy Nelson to adjourn. Yes 4; No 0; Abstain 0. Adjourned at 4:45 PM Minutes of School Board Reorganization Meeting.
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