April 28th

APRIL 28, 2014
The Special School Board Meeting was called to order by Chairperson Folkema at 6:00 p.m. in the Rush City High School Conference Room.
Roll Call
Board Members present: Scott Tryon, Stefanie Folkema, Brenda Nessel, Scott Anderson, Matt Perreault, Teri Umbreit. Board Member(s) absent: None. Others in attendance: Vern Koepp, Superintendent; Laureen Frost, Business Manager; Brent Stavig, High School Principal; and Melody Tenhoff, Elementary Principal.
Approval of Special School Board Meeting Agenda
Motion #04414 by Nessel seconded by Umbreit approving the Special School Board meeting agenda as presented. Motion carried unanimously.
Business Matters
SCRED Personnel Issues:
Board members reviewed personnel changes recommended by Kim Gibbons. Whereupon Motion
#04514 by Tryon seconded by Nessel approving the following personnel changes:
Reduce Social Workers by one position, terminate non-renew probationary Social Worker Ann
Meyer at the end of 2013-14 contract, and employ Amanda Brown, Adult Basic Education
Instructor beginning April 24th, 2014.
Motion carried unanimously.
Staffing 2014-15
Board members reviewed a staffing proposal for 2014-15 presented by the principals and a summary of budget information for 2014-15 provided by Business Manager Frost and Superintendent Koepp. Whereupon Motion #04614 by Tryon seconded by Anderson accepting the staffing proposal as presented. Motion carried unanimously.
Note: The proposal includes .33 FTE increase to physical education, .5 FTE increase to music, .39 FTE increase for an elementary teacher, and .39 FTE increase for a high school teacher.
Motion #04617 by Nessel seconded by Perreault adjourning the Special School Board meeting at 6:50 p.m. Motion carried unanimously.
Respectfully submitted,
Brenda Nessel
Board Clerk
Published in the
ECM Post Review
May 7, 2014

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