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April 18, 2022 at 7:00 PM - Board of Education Regular Meeting

Art Frerichs called the meeting to order at 7:00 pm.
I.1. Pledge to the Flag
I.2. Roll Call
I.3. Notification of Open Meetings Law Posting
I.4. Recognition of Recording
The meeting was not recorded.
Recommended Motion(s):  Approval for Consent Agenda Passed with a motion by Board Member #1 and a second by Board Member #2.
II.1. Approval of Agenda for April 18, 2022
II.2. Approval of minutes of March 21 & April 4, 2022
II.3. Claims Payable
Attachments: (1)
II.4. Business Manager's and Financial Reports
Attachments: (3)
II.4.a. Working Monthly Budget
Attachments: (1)
II.4.b. Monthly Budget of Receipts
Attachments: (1)
II.4.c. Activity Accounts
Attachments: (1)
II.4.d. County Treasurer's Report
Attachments: (2)
III.1. Curriculum/Amer.Civics: Lisa Kaufman, Shaun Hess, Bill Watson  
III.2. Facilities/Transportation: Art Steiner, Shaun Hess, Bill Watson
III.3. Finance/Negotiations: Dave Sherrod, Shaun Hess, Art Frerichs 
III.4. Safety Committee: Art Frerichs, Art Steiner  
III.5. Morrill School's Foundation: Bill Watson, Lisa Kaufman, Art Frerichs  
III.6. Student Council Report
III.7. Virtual CIO Report
III.8. Early Childhood Director's Report 
Attachments: (1)
III.9. Activity Director's Report
Attachments: (1)
III.10. Secondary Principal's Report
Attachments: (1)
III.11. Elementary Principal's Report
III.12. Superintendent's Report
Attachments: (2)
V.1. Consider / possibly approve Elementary Gymnasium Score Boards solution
Josh Guerue reported that the bids received were quite high and suggested that consideration for new scoreboards be removed from the agenda.  The necessity of the scoreboards can then be determined for the future in light of the prioritized needs list for the school.
V.2. Consider Drug & Nicotine testing plan (tabled until June)
V.3. Report on COGNIA Accreditation review determinations and findings
Joe Sherwood presented a four-page document that summarized the COGNIA findings.  Discussion was held on the informational document which can be utilized for publicity.
Attachments: (1)
V.4. Second and final review of policy sections 0100 District Organization & 1000 Community Relations
Attachments: (2)
V.5. Discussion on Ritz Family Trust of Henry Acreage for Ag & Recreational use
VI.1. First reading review of policy section 0200 School Board
Discussion was held on Policy 0200 School Board.
VI.2. Report from student teacher, Kyeisha Garza
Student teacher, Kyeisha Garza reported on her experience at Morrill Jr/Sr High School.  She thanked the Board and staff for the support and was grateful for her time at the school.  She has accepted a full-time position at Minatare High School for the next school year.
VI.3. Approve resignation of Julie Black at end of summer school 2022
Attachments: (1)
VI.4. Consider / possibly approve the following employees for hire:
VI.4.a. DeLinda Lackey - Elementary Principal
Attachments: (1)
VI.4.b. Sydney Steiner - Head Cook beginning April 21, 2022
VI.4.c. Ashley Derr - Elementary Custodian & Chromebook repairs
VI.4.d. Jeremiah Gardner - Secondary Welding & Fabrication Teacher
VI.4.e. Consider / possibly approve an increase in pay for the summer weightlifting program
VI.4.f. Brenda Schlagel - Summer Early Childhood Teacher
VI.4.g. 1st Grade Teacher
VI.4.h. 4th Grade Teacher
VI.4.i. 5th Grade Teacher
VI.4.j. 6th Grade Teacher
VI.4.k. Secondary English
VI.4.l. Secondary Ag Ed
VI.4.m. Secondary FCS
VI.5. Consider bids for Digital Time Clocks and Digital Leave Requests that sync with Software Unlimited
Jenny Pragnell gave an overview of the bids received for a new time clock system for employees.  She recommended Time Management Systems (TMS) due to pricing and ease of use with Software Unlimited.  TMS also gave a quote on "Red Rover", which is a sub tracking/management app.  The general consensus of the Board was that a bigger substitute pool was needed to warrant the cost of the app.  Discussion on substitute compensation and the sub tracking/management app will be tabled until the May meeting.
Attachments: (3)
VI.6. Consider / possibly approve the ESU 13 Services Agreement for 2022-2023
Attachments: (1)
  • 4/18/2022 at 6:12 PM
VI.7. Consider advertising for full-time Speech Language Therapy position for 2022-2023
Adjourned to an executive session at 8:25 pm for discussion of wages and contractual issues concerning the employment of Jeremiah Gardner, possible pay increase for the summer weightlifting supervisor, discussion of the proposed contract from ESU 13, and the potential advertisement for a Speech Language Therapy position.
VIII. After coming out of executive session, it was the consensus of the board to offer the Secondary Manufacturing position to Jeremiah Gardner.
IX. Next Regular Meeting Date - May 16, 2022 at 7:00 pm
Meeting was adjourned at 9:35 pm.

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