TrekNorth School Board Minutes

TrekNorth High School
Board of Directors Meeting Minutes (Not Yet Approved)
November 18, 2008 

6:00 pm Committee Meetings
7:00pm Board Meeting

Mission Statement: TrekNorth prepares young people to make a positive difference in their local and global communities.

    

Members Present: Julia Conlon, Lisa Peterson, Deb Carlson-Doom, Jennifer Roy, Jeff Jones, Deb LaRue, Jim Walker, Andy Wiggins

Guest: Dan McKeon-Executive Director, Kari Munson- Business Manager,

Katie Piehl-VOA

Formal Agenda
Welcome and Call to order called to order at  7:05p.m.

M/S/C Motion to approve the agenda with addition to new business “facility committee”. Carlson- Doom, Roy

I.  Consent Agenda

A. Previous Meeting Minutes
B. Board Financials

M/S/C Motion to approve the consent agenda. Peterson, Carlson-Doom

II. Executive Director Report

 

III. Committee Reports

A. Finance Committee

M/S/C Motion to approve a strategic spend-down of the fund balance in the amount of $28,000 to purchase a vehicle per bid by the Elk River Ford. Peterson, Carlson-Doom.

M/S/C Motion to approve quiet study contracts with Andy Wiggins for 1st semester, and Jennifer Laitala’s quiet study contract prorated for 1st semester. Peterson, Roy
Andy Wiggins abstained

M/S/C Motion to approve renewal of the 12 month CD at First National Bank for an additional 12 months period with the addition of $50,000. Jones, Carlson-Doom



B.
Governance Committee

      1. Director Evaluation
No Action Taken. Executive committee meeting will be scheduled and report at January Board Meeting.



C. Program Committee

      1. Director’s proposal for restructuring student support positions
      2.  

M/S Motion to cut the current 1.0 FTE Student Support Coordinator position and create a .8 FTE District Assessment Coordinator/Academic Counselor position and a .6 FTE Youth and Family Advocate position. Carlson-Doom, LaRue

M/S/C Amended motion to remove .8 FTE and .6 FTE words from the motion.  Carlson-Doom, Walker

M/S/C Motion to cut the current 1.0 FTE Student Support Coordinator position and create a District Assessment Coordinator/Academic Counselor position and a Youth and Family Advocate position. Carlson-Doom, LaRue

M/S/C Motion to extend the meeting past 8:00 p.m.  Jones, Peterson

 

IV. New Business

        A. MCA Report

        No Action Taken, Brief report delivered

         

        B. Finlandia Housing

        No Action Taken, information only

        C. Facility Committee

      No Action Taken, Facility committee meeting will be scheduled and report at January Board Meeting

 

V. Adjournment

 

 

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