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Thursday, February 7, 2019 - 6:08pm

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Minutes of School Board Reorganization Meeting
The Board of Education
Red Lake School
A School Board Reorganization Meeting of the Board of Education of Red Lake Schools #38 was held Monday, January 7, 2019, beginning at 2:00 PM in the District Office.
1. Mike Barrett called the meeting to order at: 2:06 P.M
Members Present: Mike Barrett; Chris Jourdain; Barbara Thomas; Roy Nelson; Robert McClain; Marcus Tyler; Superintendent Melinda Crowley
2. Oath of Office
Mike Barrett administered the Oath of Office to board members Barbara Thomas, Robert McClain, Marcus Tyler and Roy Nelson who were elected on November 6, 2018.
4.M/M/S Chris Jourdain & Barbara Thomas to approve agenda for January 7, 2019. Yes 6; No O; Abstain 0
5.Action Items
A.Election of Board Chairperson
1.Roy Nelson nominated Mike Barrett as board chairman.
2.Robert McClain nominated Barbara Thomas as board chairman.
3.Barbara Thomas declined the nomination.
4.There being no further nominations, nominations were closed.
5.Mike Barrett was elected chairman by acclamation.
B.Election of Board Vice Chairperson
1.Barbara Thomas nominated Douglas Desjarlait as board vice chairman.
2.Roy Nelson nominated Chris Jourdain as board vice chairman.
4.There being no further nominations, nominations were closed.
5.Roll call vote was taken
Voting for Chris Jourdain: Roy Nelson, Marcus Tyler and Mike Barrett Voting for Douglas Desjarlait: Barbara Thomas and Robert McClain Abstaining: Chris Jourdain
Chris Jourdain was elected board vice chairman.
C.Election of Board Clerk
1.Mike Barrett nominated Barbara Thomas as board clerk.
2.Chris Jourdain nominated Douglas Desjarlait as board clerk
4.There being no further nominations, nominations were closed.
5.Roll call vote was taken.
Voting for Barbara Thomas: Roy Nelson, Marcus Tyler and Mike Barrett
Voting for Douglas Desjarlait: Chris Jourdain and Robert McClain Abstaining: Barbara Thomas
Barbara Thomas was elected board clerk.
D.Election of Board Treasurer
1.Chris Jourdain nominated Robert McClain as board treasurer.
2.Robert McClain nominated Marcus Tyler as board treasurer.
3.Mike Barrett nominated Roy Nelson as board treasurer.
4.There being no further nominations, nominations were closed.
5.Roll call vote was taken.
Voting for Roy Nelson: Barbara Thomas and Mike Barrett
Voting for Robert McClain: Roy Nelson, Marcus Tyler and Chris Jourdain Voting for Marcus Tyler: none
Abstaining: Robert McClain
Robert McClain was elected board treasurer.
F.M/M/S Mike Barrett & Barbara Thomas to set board member compensation at $16,000.00 per year.
Yes 5; No 1; Abstain 0
G.M/M/S Roy Nelson & Robert McClain to designate Kennedy & Graven as the District's legal counsel and authorize the board chairperson, superintendent, director of special services, business manager and human resource coordinator to contact legal counsel. Yes 6; No 0; Abstain 0.
H.M/M/S Chris Jourdain & Mike Barrett to designate Bemidji Pioneer as official newspaper. Yes 6; No O; Abstain 0
I.M/M/S Roy Nelson & Chris Jourdain to designate Minnesota School District Liquid Asset Fund, First National Bank of Bemidji and Border State Bank of Clearbrook as official depositories. Yes 6; No O; Abstain 0
J.M/M/S Roy Nelson & Chris Jourdain to grant corporate certificate of authority to Melinda Crowley, Superintendent, William Larson, Business Manager and Robert McClain, School Board Treasurer for transactions with Minnesota School District Liquid Asset Fund, First National Bank of Bemidji and Border State Bank of Clearbrook. The authority granted includes making transfers between school board approved accounts, account inquiries, stop payment orders and initiating Affidavits of Forgery. This corporate certificate of authority shall end on June 30, 2019, or by board action or when the individuals named are no longer employed by Red Lake Schools #38, whichever comes first. Yes 6; No 0; Abstain 0.
6.M/M/S Barbara Thomas & Robert McClain to adjourn. Yes 5; No 0; Abstain 0 Adjourned at 3:26 pm.
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