TrekNorth School Board Minutes

TrekNorth High School
Board of Directors Meeting Minutes
August 8, 2006

Present: Munson, Peterson, Neal, Conlon, Walker (late)
Absent: Adams, Carlson-Doom, Hanko
Staff: K. Munson, K. Ganske

Call to Order
Chair Conlon called meeting to order at 6:25 p.m. and read the mission statement.

I. Consent Agenda

  • Kari reported on financial statements.

M/S/C Motion to approve consent agenda. Neal/Walker/all in favor

II. Old Business

  • 160 plus waiting list
  • Jr. High build-out being scheduled

M/S/C Motion to have D. McKeon spend less than 35,000 on the facility for improvements. Munson/Peterson/all in favor

M/S/C Motion to present a list of director report heading items to appropriate board committees, and have Dan continue to use format as he is doing for his director report. Peterson/Munson/all in favor.

Sample headings: Legal/contract issues, Community/Parent comments, Incident reports, Staffing issues, Public relations activities, Academic program, Jr. High/High school issues.

III. New Business

  1. Election of Board Officers
    Motion to continue with current officers until September meeting. Munson/Peterson/all in favor.

  2. MSBA renewal contract
    Motion to approve MSBA renewal contract. Munson/Neal/all in favor.

  3. Resolution to account for Food Service Deficit. ($3543.89)
    Motion to approve resolution to account for food service deficit. Munson/Peterson/all in favor.

  4. Approval of teacher contracts.
    Motion to approve teacher's contracts (Adams, Birmanns, Carlson-Doom, Debenedet, Drietz, Eason, Enright, Gustafson, Harmsen, Jones, Macheel) as explained by Kari. Peterson/Neal/Munson abstained.
    M/S/C Motion to approve teacher contracts (M. Munson, Neal, Ray, Mattson, Wiggins) as explained by Kari. Walker/Peterson/Neal abstained.

  5. Approval of Executive Director's contract
    Motion to approve Executive Director contract. Peterson/Neal/all in favor.

  6. I.D. of new standing committee members
    Motion to approve having the following committees as standing sub committees of the board. Munson/Walker/all in favor.

    * Nominations & elections
    * Monitoring of education & compliance report
    * Board Binders

    School Development

    * P.R. (Marketing)
    * Academic Goals
    * Fund Raising
    * Grant Writing
    * Professional Development (Board Members)
    * Opportunities for Improvement

    * Academics
    * OAP
    * Facilities
    * School & Board Policies

    * Money Issues

  7. August Monitoring- Tabled until next meeting

M/S/C Motion to approve J. Laitala's contract. Munson/Neal/all in favor.

M/S/C Motion to approve wellness policy. Munson/Walker/all in favor.

Move to Executive Session

IV. Adjournment

M/S/C Motion to adjourn at 8:12 p.m. Munson/Walker/all in favor.

Respectfully submitted,
Kirby Ganske


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