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MURRAY COUNTY CENTRAL SCHOOL BOARD PROCEEDINGS

March 20, 2013

January 15 and february 12 Meetings
Murray County Central School Board Meeting summary for January 15, 2013

(entire minutes may be read in the administrative office or on the district website: mcc.mntm.org)

Chair Woldt called the meeting to order at 6:00 p.m. Board members present: Dan Woldt, Tom Mesner, Sue Streff, Jeremy Steinle, and Tony Clarke. Not present: Cindy Meling. Administration: Luther Onken, Todd Burlingame, and Joe Meyer. Others: Becky LeTendre, Ashtin Scotting, Paul Haberman, James Wajer, Naomi Sankey, Lisa Rademacher, and Charlene Steensma.

Additions to the agenda: 6.F. Transportation request for transportation of a non-resident student from Chandler Christian School to a current drop off site in the district. 12.1. Old Business – report on soccer survey, scheduling and cost.

MSP Mesner/Steinle to act on the consent agenda items: approve school board minutes for December 17, 2012 and January 7, 2013. Approve payment of claims-$167,878.36. Receive the cash flow projection and trial balance reports. Acknowledge donations: David & Peggy Walloch for Natalie Krohn Memorial-$180.00, SMAHC 20% McGinnis’s Kitchen Residency-$498.00, Karen Beers (memory of Stanley Meidl) Band – Percussion equipment-$50.00, to MCC Community and Alumni Scholarship Fund: John and Tamara Stern-$100.00, Dorothy Bloemendaal (in memory of Robert)-$500.00, National FFA Foundation to FFA-$466.00. Approve transporting a non-resident student from the Chandler Christian School to a current transportation site within the school district at a cost of $40.00 per month.

FFA Treasurer Ashtin Scotting and FFA Advisor Paul Haberman came before the school board to request permission for an out-of-state trip to the Case IH Plant in Wisconsin and the Chicago Board of Trade in Illinois. Cost of the trip will be funded through the MCC FFA Organization.

MSP Streff/Mesner to approve the out-of-state trip. Mr. Wajer reported on the survey of students in grades 5 through 8 regarding fall sports, which included Football, Boys and Girls Cross Country, Boys and Girls Soccer, and Volleyball. He also reported on scheduling and costs for soccer.

MSP Mesner/Clarke

RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE ADMINISTRATION TO MAKE RECOMMENDATIONS FOR REDUCTIONS IN PROGRAMS AND POSITIONS AND REASONS THEREFOR

MSP Clarke/Streff to adjourn at 6:30 p.m.

Cindy Meling, Clerk

Murray County Central School Board Meeting Summary for February 12, 2013

(entire minutes may be read in the administrative office or on the district website: mcc.mntm.org)

The Murray County Central ISD #2169 Board of Education held a work session, pursuant to notice, on Tuesday, February 12, 2013, in the high school library. The meeting was called to order at 5:06 p.m. by Chair Dan Woldt. Members present: Woldt, Mesner, Meling, Steinle, Streff, and Clarke. Administration: Luther Onken, Todd Burlingame, and Joe Meyer.

MSP Clarke/Streff to go into closed session for evaluation of Superintendent Luther Onken, Principal Joe Meyer, and Principal Todd Burlingame.

MSP Clarke/Mesner to resume open session. The school board reviewed the evaluations and found each of them to be favorable. Meeting adjourned.

Cindy Meling, Clerk

The Murray County Central ISD #2169 Board of Education held a regular meeting, pursuant to notice, on Tuesday, February 12, 2013, in the high school library. Meeting called to order at 6:15 p.m. Members present: Woldt, Meling, Streff, Mesner, Steinle, and Clarke. Administration: Onken, Meyer, and Burlingame. Others: Becky Hudson, Naomi Sankey, James Wajer, Chris Davis, Karen Beers, Krista Gillette, Kirsten Harms, Diane Bergerson, Laura Jenson, Lisa Rademacher, Charlene Steensma, Amanda Berreau, and several student cheerleaders and their parents.

MSP Mesner/Streff to approve the agenda.

MSP Meling/Steinle to act on the consent agenda items. Approve January 15, 2013 minutes. Approve payment of claims: $795,942.46. Receive cash flow and trial balance reports. Receive donations: Box Tops for Education to Elementary Activity Fund $1512.60, Kemps Nickels for Schools to MCC ECFE $285.90, MCECC for ECFE on Wheels $1500.00, MCECC for Family Fair $1600.00, and Box Tops for Education to ECFE $144.70. Approve notification from MDE on MCC’s Q-Comp Plan. Receive Post Experience Reflection Summaries. Declare 24 wiffle bats as surplus property. Amanda Berreau requested bringing back competition cheer squad.

Following discussion, Chair Woldt recommended not making a decision at the meeting, but to have Mr. Wajer look into transportation costs, liability and other issues. Administrative reports were presented.

Dan Woldt presented information regarding a Level III grievance. Legal counsel recommendation was to deny the grievance because it is outside the Master Agreement. Cindy Meling made a motion to deny the Level III Grievance request brought before the school board by a certified staff member. Sue Streff duly seconded the motion. The following voted in favor: Clarke, Mesner, Meling, Streff, Steinle, and Woldt. Voting against: None. Motion carried.

MSP Mesner/Clarke to approve the Proposed Calendar for the 2013-2014 school year. The next meeting date is scheduled for Monday, March 11, 2013 at 6:30 p.m. in the high school library.

MSP Streff/Steinle to adjourn at 7:07 p.m.

Cindy Meling, Clerk


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