TrekNorth School Board Minutes

TrekNorth High School
Board of Directors Meeting Minutes
May 13, 2008     

Present: Carlson-Doom, Conlon, Roy, Neal, Gustafson, M. Munson, Hanko, Peterson
Guest: McKeon, K. Munson

Formal Agenda
Welcome and Call to order called to order at  7:04p.m.

I.  Consent Agenda

A. Previous Meeting Minutes
B. Board Financials

M/S/C Motion to approve the consent agenda. Peterson/Carlson-Doom/All in Favor

II. Executive Director Report


III. Committee Reports

A. Finance Committee

  • 2008-09 Fiscal Year Budget Approval

M/S/C Motion to approve the 08-09 Budget. Peterson/Munson/All in Favor.

  • Special Education Director Contract for 2008-2009

M/S/C Motion to recommend the contract with Innovative Special Education Services of MN (ISES of MN) for Special Education Director Services for the 2008-2009 school year for fee of $9,350. Peterson/Munson/All in Favor

  • SPED Para contract for remainder of 07-08

M/S/C Motion to approve Sped Para Contract with Mark Larson for the remainder of the 2007-08 school year. Peterson/Carlson-Doom. All in Favor.

Governance Committee

  • Policy for Addressing the Board

M/S/C Motion to table the Policy for Addressing the Board for a future meeting.  Hanko/Munson/All in Favor

  • Approving Dan McKeon's Contract

M/S/C Motion to accept the revised Executive Director Contract. Carlson-Doom/Roy/All in Favor.

C. Program Committee

  • School Goals

M/S/C Motion to drop the MAP testing goals from our Academic Goals and to assign a school committee to revise the goals.  Gustafson/Munson/All in Favor.

  • Director Recommendation for Graduation Requirement

M/S/C Motion to require admission to a post-secondary institution as a graduation requirement.  Roy/Munson/Gustafson, Carlson-Doom, Hanko, Neal, Peterson, Abstain: Munson, Roy.

M/S/C Motion to extend the meeting. Munson/Peterson/All in Favor.

M/S/C Motion to deduct staff ratings by ½ point. Munson/No second/Motion dies.


IV. New Business

        A. Board Election Results.

        According to election results:
        -New Teaching Board Members are Andrew Wiggins, Jeff Jones, and Jennifer Roy
        -Jim Walker will remain on the board, Deb LaRue is a new Board Member.
        -Votes were tallied May 2, 2008 at 3:35 pm

M/S/C Motion to accept Board Election Results. Munson/Gustafson/All in Favor.


        B. Salary Schedule for 2008-09 Fiscal Year

M/S/C Motion to accept Salary Schedule for 2008-2009 Fiscal Year as is, with a stipulation that McKeon come back to board with additional fiscal policy on Masters Degree compensation. Hanko/Carlson-Doom/All in Favor.

        C. Facility Committee

M/S/C Motion to table Facility Committee creation. Munson/Hanko.

        D. Board Scholarship

M/S/C Motion for the board to accept $600 from the Prom Committee to form a scholarship for graduating seniors. Carlson-Doom/Gustafson/All in Favor.


E. Flexible Benefits Plan


M/S/C Motion that the flexible benefit plan, the summary plan description and related documents presented to the Board by Region I-ESV are hereby adopted effective the 13th day of May 2008. 

Resolve further that Kari Munson and Dan McKeon are authorized to execute all such document as are necessary to implement and maintain the plan, the plan allows up to $2,500 per year pre-tax set as roles for health care and development care accounts,

resolved further that Region I-ESV is hereby authorized and directed to continue to provide such administrative support to the district as is necessary,

resolved further that the flexible benefits plan as hereby adopted shall remain in effect until modified or terminated by action of the board. Neal/Carlson-Doom/All in Favor.


V. Adjournment: 8:43



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