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Board Minutes November 14, 2017

CAL COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT

BOARD OF EDUCATION

REGULAR MEETING

NOVEMBER 13, 2017

 

The CAL Board of Education met for its regular meeting on November 13, 2017 in the CAL media center.  President Mitch Vanness called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m.  Present were board members Mitch Vanness, Rob Peil, Jacob McNutt, Beth Podolan and Cathy Carlson.  Also present were Superintendent Todd Lettow, District Administrator Steve Lane and Secretary Amanda Heiden.

 

Motion by McNutt, second by Podolan, to approve the agenda as presented.  All ayes.

 

The board recognized Sarah DeBour, Kelsey Chaplin, Amy Kangas, Abby Meyer, Deb Meade, Robin Maas, Jeni Ramirez, Marlys Pralle, Ed Wineinger and Ethan Stoetzer as visitors.

President Mitch Vanness gave the oath of office to Marlys Pralle to serve as the Board Treasurer for the 2017-2018 school year.

Jen Koenen and the CAL and Hampton-Dumont TLC teams presented to the board about forming a TLC consortium with the two districts.

Jeni Ramirez presented to the board on the FFA convention.

Ed Wineinger presented the architectural proposal.

 

Motion by Carlson, second by Peil, to approve the consent agenda and the paying of the bills.  All ayes.

 

The board reviewed the facilities, transportation and administrator reports.

 

The board reviewed a request from the teacher’s union to add a sick bank to the leave policy.  Motion by Peil, second by Podolan, to approve a form of leave donation/sharing with language to be finalized at a later date.  All ayes.

Motion by McNutt, second by Carlson, to approve the proposed vocal and band sharing agreements for the 2018-2019 school year.  All ayes.

Motion by Carlson, second by Peil, to approve the proposed technology plan of about 110 computers on a 4 year lease.  All ayes.

Motion by Peil, second by McNutt, to request allowable growth and supplemental aid for a negative special education balance of $39,232,10.  All ayes.

Motion by Podolan, second by Carlson, to approve the Monarch Therapy Services Agreement.  All ayes.

Motion by McNutt, second by Peil, to authorize the district’s administration to submit a request to the School Budget Review Committee in the amount of $69,864.60 for increased open enrolled out students that we will be billed for this year.  All ayes.

Motion by Carslon, second by Podolan to authorize the district’s administration to submit a request to the School Budget Review Committee in the amount $19.545.60 for students in our ELL program with a .22 FTE.  All ayes.

Motion by Podolan, second by Peil, to approve the addendum to the Timberline Billing Service Agreement.  All ayes.

Motion by McNutt, second by Carlson, to approve the transfer of Kim Anderson to full-time ELL teacher.  All ayes.

Motion by Peil, second by Podolan, to approve the transfer of Lacy Krabbe to full-time Academic Interventionist for the 2018-2019 school year.  All ayes.

The board had the first and second readings of board policies 502.7, 905.2, 503.2, and 503.5.  Motion by McNutt, second by Carlson, to approve the policies.  All ayes.

 

Short discussion was held on para certification.

 

The board agreed to hold a work session on December 11, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. prior to the regular meeting.

 

Motion by Podolan, second by Carlson, to adjourn the meeting.  All ayes.  The meeting was adjourned at 9:39 p.m.

 

 

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