September 26

September 26, 2013
The School Board of Independent School District held a Special School Board Meeting at 6:37 p.m. on September 26, 2013, in the North Branch Area Education Center Board Room.
Chair Salo called the meeting to order.
Roll Call: Kim Salo, Kirby Ekstrom, Randy Westby, Linda Heidelberger, Tim MacMillan, and Superintendent Henton
Absent: JayFalk
Others in Attendance: Derrick Knutson, Donna Setter, Pete Boelter, Lori Zimmerman, Todd Tetzlaff, Pat Tepoorten, Randi Johnson, and Arle Chambers
Approval of Agenda
Moved by Westby, seconded by Heidelberger, and carried unanimously to approve the agenda.
New Business:
Approval of Certification of Proposed Property Tax Levy 2013 Payable 2014 Randi Johnson, Director of Finance and Human Resources, presented the preliminary information on the property tax levy 2013 payable 2014. This information will be used by the auditor in preparing the property tax statements that will be mailed out in November. Johnson recommended the board certify the levy to the maximum. Board Member MacMillan made the motion to certify the proposed property tax levy 2013 payable 2014 and to set December 12, 2013 as the date to certify the property tax levy. Board Member Ekstrom seconded the motion. Discussion followed. Voting for: Salo, Ekstrom, Heidelberger, MacMillan. Voting against: Westby. Motion carried.
Consider MSBA Resolution
Board Member Ekstrom asked for board support to pass a resolution regarding modifying MS 43A.316.
Motion by Salo, seconded by Westby and carried unanimously to approve the following resolution:
BE IT RESOLVED. To modify MS 43A.316 Public Employees Insurance Program to require that any exclusive representative that desires to join PEIP must secure the approval of the other exclusive representatives representing employees of the public employer and approval of the governing body of the public employer before it can participate in the program.
Moved by Westby, seconded by Ekstrom and carried unanimously to adjourn the meeting at 7:06 p.m.
Jay Falk, Clerk
Published in the
ECM Post Review
October 23, 2013

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