Kingsley Pierson School Board Minutes — August 13, 2018

Kingsley-Pierson Community School
UNAPPROVED MINUTES OF
A REGULAR MONTHLY
MEETING OF THE KINGSLEY-
PIERSON COMMUNITY
SCHOOL DISTRICT

AUGUST 13, 2018
KINGSLEY BOARD ROOM

1. CALL TO ORDER
• President Bubke called the regular meeting to order at 7:00 p.m.

2. ROLL CALL
• Present: Haggin, Pratt, and Collins.

3. AGENDA
• Motion was brought by Pratt, seconded by Haggin, to approve the agenda. All voted aye, motion carried.

4. MINUTES
• Motion was brought by Collins, seconded by Haggin, to approve the minutes of the July meeting. All voted aye, motion carried.

5. SUMMARY LIST OF BILLS
• Addressed questions regarding payments to Select Fire & Safety, Electronic Contracting Co, Rick’s Computers, Westwood School, CAM School, H & H Roofing, and Bottjen Implement. Also discussed Medicaid payments, classroom emergency buckets, classroom spending and track lodging. Motion was brought by Collins, seconded by Pratt, to approve the list of bills presented in the amount of $225,027.86 from the general fund, $10,967.56 from the schoolhouse fund, and $19,430.95 from the Kingsley activity fund. All voted aye, motion carried.

6. FINANCIAL REPORT
• Working on closing the 17/18 fiscal year. Will have good numbers for spending authority by next month as year end report is due September 15th. Motion was brought by Pratt, seconded by Haggin, to approve the financial report. All voted aye, motion carried.

7. COMMUNICATIONS: Mr. Wiese
• Mr. Wiese reported that K-8 grades will be going by the theme K.E.E.P. this school year.  There will be a middle school open house on Tuesday the 21st in Pierson from 5:00 to 6:00 p.m. and an elementary open house following at 6:00 p.m. The elementary book fair will be from 6:00 to 7:00 that same evening. The first day of school will be August 23rd with a 2:30 dismissal. First junior high football practice will be Wednesday, August 22, 2018. First junior high volleyball practice will be Thursday, August 23, 2018. Students must have physical and concussion forms turned in before practicing. K-P will celebrate Grandparents/Special Friends Day on August 31st.  School pictures will be September 12th.  Pierson back entry looks great and the Special Ed restroom area is nearing completion. Thank you to the KP Booster Club and Panther Ball.

COMMUNICATIONS: Supt. Bailey
• Mr. Bailey updated the Board on the search for the new Business Manager. Also reviewed financial data received from ISFIS meeting. Football started last week with 26 boys playing. Volleyball also started last week. Cross country will begin on the 16th. New staff will begin the year on Wednesday with their mentors. The first day for all teaching staff is Monday the 20th. Mr. Bailey introduced the Board to the new staff members. Board was notified of the need to replace the kiln in the art room. They were also updated on repairs made by Beelner’s. School board convention is November 15th.

8. OLD BUSINESS:

9. NEW BUSINESS:
• IASB Legislative Action Priorities: Motion was brought by Pratt, seconded by Collins, to prioritize Supplemental State Aid, SAVE, Mental Health, Standards and Accountability, and Early Literacy. All voted aye, motion carried.

• Community Foundation of Greater Plymouth County Grant: Motion was brought by Haggin, seconded by Collins, to approve applying for the Community Foundation of Greater Plymouth County grant. All voted aye, motion carried.

• Resignations:  Motion was brought by Collins, seconded by Pratt, to accept the resignation of Amy Benson as Curriculum Coordinator. All voted aye, motion carried. Mr. Bailey expressed his gratitude for the years of service provided by Amy.

• Contract Recommendations:  Motion was brought by Collins, seconded by Pratt, to approve the recommendation of a contract to Kourtney Miller as Middle School Math teacher. All voted aye, motion carried. Motion was brought by Collins, seconded by Haggin, to approve the recommendation of a contract to Stan Lindgren as a regular route bus driver. All voted aye, motion carried. Motion was brought by Collins, seconded by Pratt, to approve the recommendation of a contract to Charlene Nafe as a 1:1 tutor in the High School. All voted aye, motion carried.

• TLC Update and Recommendation: Mr. Bailey updated the board on the status of the TLC positions with the resignation of Mrs. Benson. Motion was brought by Collins, seconded by Haggin, to supplement each TLC contract by $2,500 to help fill the vacancy created by Mrs. Benson.

• Approval of Level I Investigators:  Motion was brought by Pratt, seconded by Haggin, to appoint Mr. Bailey and Mr. Wiese as Level 1 investigators with Mrs. Loreth as an alternate. All voted aye, motion carried.

• Facility Projects:  Mr. Bailey updated the board on the completion of the football field, the stage and the weight room in Pierson. Also provided updates on door repairs. Discussed adding cement to the back receiving area.

• Approval of SIAC Committee:  Motion was brought by Collins, seconded by Pratt, to approve the School Improvement Advisory Committee for the 2018-2019 school year. All voted aye, motion carried.

• Propane Bids:  Four bids were received. Motion was brought by Collins, seconded by Pratt, to approve the low bid from NEW Cooperative, Inc. at $.8975 per gallon for the 2018-2019 school year. All voted aye, motion carried.

• Fund-raiser Requests:  Motion was brought by Pratt, seconded by Haggin, to approve the list of requested fund-raisers. All voted aye, motion carried.

10. OTHER BUSINESS:  There was no other business.

11. ADJOURNMENT: At 8:18 p.m., a motion was brought by Collins, seconded by Pratt, to adjourn. All voted aye, motion carried.

Jennifer Hutchinson, Board Secretary
Matt Bubke, Board President

Published in The Record
Thursday, August 23, 2018

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