Park Rapids Area School Board Meeting Minutes Monday, December 19, 2022 6:00 p.m. Frank White Education Center – Community Hall Chair, Safratowich opened the meeting. Members present and voting order were Dodge, Carlson, Hoyt, Pike, Kocka & Safratowich. Directors Jeff Johnson and Mike LeMeir were in attendance, along with Superintendent Lance Bagstad, Business Manager Kent Fritze, and staff and community members. RECITES the APPROVED Pledge of Allegiance Agenda and Addenda as presented. Pike/Kocka HEARD Public Comment HEARD November Student of the Month – Emma Ravnass HEARD Athletic Conference Placement Options 3 options were presented. Jeremy suggests applying to attend the Heart of Lakes conference as they all line up well and have very competitive teams. A decision will be made at the board meeting on January 9. HEARD Updated HEARD logo Presentation on Truth in Taxation APPROVED Consent elements as follows: Hoyt/Kocka a. Approve payments Presented for December 2022 b. Approve the minutes of the working committee meeting of December 5, 2022 c. Approve resignation – Melody Bober, Adsis Paraprofessional Elementary – Effective January 3, 2023 d. Approve resignation – Robert Henderson, co-assistant speech coach e. Approve Resignation – Stephen Funk, JV Baseball Coach f. Approve resignation – Josh Cook, softball coach JH g. Approve resignation – Coda Johnson, Paraprofessional Elementary h. Approve new hire – SkyBlue Detmers, Paraprofessional Elementary i. Approve New Hire – Melody Bober, Title I Teacher Subject to Licensure – Effective January 3, 2023 j. Approve new hire – Liza Adams, Kitchen Helper 6.25 hours/day k. Approving a New Hire – Matt Ruper, Century School Custodian l. Approved Volunteer – Josh Vinge, Hockey Coach m. Approved Volunteer – Jimmy Hillukka, Hockey Coach n. Approved Volunteer – Doug Wesa, Hockey Coach o. Approved Volunteer – Brad Pinoniemi, Hockey Coach p. Approve the first reading review of the mechanic helper job description q. Approve Second Reading of Policy 534 – Policy on Unpaid Meal Expenses HEARD Student Council Monthly Report – This week we have dress up days before Christmas. We will look at snow days after the holiday season. WHEREAS Superintendent’s Monthly Report – The Legislative Budget will begin January 3rd. I’ve met with the Project 309 groups, and they’re all excited to see things happen. Free December is going well. AGREED Monthly report from the Commercial Director – You will review the bonds and approve the rollover of payments on the bonds. HEARD Principals’ Monthly Report Johnson – The choir concert went well and was a success. The plays are in full swing for the winter. After the break, we are 3 weeks out from the middle of the term and we will be looking at next year’s lineup. We are considering moving athletic programs and scholarship programs from Wednesday to Friday. LeMier – We had our choir concert in college, and everything went well with that. We have our spelling bee tomorrow. Thanks to Alan for cleaning things up after the gigs and all the snow last week. We are looking at programming for next year and some grants for next year. When the students come back from the break, we will have a lot of meetings and tests for our students. HEARED Monthly Activity Directors Report – We are hoping to move the Sports Banquet from Wednesday to Friday to accommodate our Hall of Fame. We are also considering giving our Hall of Fame a free pass to our athletics. Women’s hockey is looking to join DL and have our girls join them for the upcoming season. New business for next meeting HEARD Community Education Monthly Report – I really like the message from Blackboard, it saves us a lot of paper. We took 2 groups to Branson and it was very successful. We are working on the brochure which should arrive in mailboxes next week. HEARD Monthly Facility Manager Report – We are currently fully staffed and hope to do some additional things during the break with full staff. HEARD Monthly report from the director of transport – We need submarines. Not having drivers could impact events as well as the number of routes needed. We don’t want drivers to get stuck and we will make sure our drivers and students are safe. HEARD Monthly Report from the Director of Curriculum and Instruction – PRAVA is on track. Groups have been working on their PLC groups to meet the needs of our students. HEARD Special Education Directors Monthly Report – We remain truly focused on our students and helping to provide our children with the services they need. We are always reviewing staffing needs due to the number of students we host. We are working hard to get everything up and running for next year as our needs change and/or grow. HEARD New Business: a. Motion for proposed termination of probationary employee Carlson/Hoyt b. Resolution of Intent to Issue General School Building Bonds, Series 2023A Carlson/Kocka c. Approve the certification of the 2022 levy payable in 2023 for the 2022-23 fiscal year in the amount of $7,903,021.58, including a debt service levy of $5,008,312.04. Carlson/Hoyt d. Approve revised general fund revenues for the 2022-2023 fiscal year of $22,215,771 and general fund expenditures of $22,968,530. Total revenue from all funds 01 to 07 of $50,452,350 and expenses of $34,515,935. Carlson/Pike e. Approve the annual resolution establishing combined polling places for multiple precincts and designating the hours that polling places will remain open for voting for school district elections not held on school-wide election day. ‘State, for calendar year 2023. Dodge/Kocka REVISED Registration DONATIONS RECEIVED AND APPRECIATED TO Century School Art Program OF Wolf Lake Wolf Pack Baseball AMOUNT/ITEM $500 AGREED Other Items a. Schedule Special Board Meeting – to approve construction documents for Project 309. Thursday, Dec. 22 at 7:30 a.m. ADJOURN 7:16 p.m. Dodge/Carlson (January 25, 2023) 162498

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