Freshwater Education District
Minutes of the Governing Board of Education of Freshwater Education District August 28, 2013
CALL TO ORDER at 6:30 p.m. by C. Hasbargen, Vice-Chair
Board Present: R. VanDenheuvel, Bertha- Hewitt; D. Gaida-Browerville; T. Pierce-Eagle Valley; C. Wolf-Long Prairie Grey Eagle; C. Hasbargen Menahga; C. Funk-Sebeka; C.Longbella-Staples Motley; S. Veronen-Verndale; W. Perkins-Wadena- Deer Creek
Staff and Members: D. Fjeldheim-Sebeka; J. Nesland; L. Murdock; J. Timm; S. Ladwig
ADOPTION OF AGENDA- MOTION BY Longbella, seconded BY Funk to approve the agenda as presented. VOTEU/ C
APPROVAL OF PAST BOARD MINUTES-MOTION BY VanDenheuvel, seconded BY Perkins to approve the 6/26/13 Regular Board meeting minutes as presented. VOTE-U/C
STAFF PRESENTATION J. Timm, ALC Specialist, presented a program update.
OLD BUSINESS-Review of 2/20/13 Superintendent meeting summary.
AMENDING OF ACA/ RFP ACTION FROM 6/26/13 MEETING:
MOTION BY Funk, seconded BY Veronen to reconsider the motion from the 6/26/13 Board meeting. VOTE-U/C
MOTION BY Funk, seconded BY Gaida to amend the 6/26/13 motion as follows: To authorize the Freshwater district to name Rob Blankenfeld/ Thune Insurance Network, for employee benefits consulting & brokerage services and to solicit proposals (in accordance with any Applicable Minnesota law) for group medical coverage (which may include proposals for multiple coverage options, including high deductible options) for the District’s eligible employees to be effective July 1, 2014, for the purpose of addressing the District’s potential liability under the Affordable Care Act’s employer responsibility provisions, due to the FY-14 plan year waiver that is in place. VOTE-U/C
VOTE to approve the above amended motion- U/C
ECFE/SCHOOL READINESS Lisa Wick has been hired to fill the ECFE/SR Coordinator vacancy.
DONATION: MOTION BY Wolf, seconded BY Pierce to accept the following donations for the RFF Program: $250-Initiative Foundation. VOTE-U/C
Updates for local schools.
ALC/TARGETED SERVICES/ CREDIT RECOVERY Updates on summer activities.
FY-14 ALC STUDENT HANDBOOK: MOTION BY Veronen, seconded BY Longbella to approve the FY-14 ALC Student Handbook as proposed. VOTEU/ C
FY-13 FRESHWATER ALC EXTENDED TIME PROGRAMS: Total revenue retained by sites was $123,019.08.
TECHNOLOGY- Summer updates
CONSULTANTS UPDATES & COMMITTEE MEETINGS- Updates since the last meeting.
MEMBER SERVICESFY 13 STRATEGIC PLAN GOAL YEAR-END STATUS-Review of final FY-13 progress update.
FY- 14 EMPLOYEE HANDBOOK: MOTION BY VanDenheuvel, seconded BY Funk to approve the FY-14 Freshwater Employee Handbook as presented. VOTE-U/C
BUSINESS FINANCE: MOTION BY Longbella, seconded BY Gaida to approve the 6/27-28/2013 cash report, the 7/1/13 through 8/28/13 cash report, and payment of checks numbered 114575 through 114807. VOTE-U/C
ACTION TO WRITEOFF AN INVOICE: MOTION BY Longbella, seconded BY Wolf, to approve Accounts Receivable write-off for Invoice #11089 in the amount of $922.94, due to a non-resolved residency issue for a targeted services student. VOTE-U/C
PERSONNEL CONSENT ITEMS: MOTION BY Funk, seconded BY Longbella to approve the items as follows: Hiring of Lisa Wick, Beth Fabian, Amy Babler, Kelli McGovern; Increase in hrs. for Lisa Wick, Kim Thoennes, Desiree Achermann, Melissa Burton, Meri Carstenson, Nichole Huotari, Mary Hawes, Joanne Carpenter, Gretchen Noon; Voluntary reduction of Joy Beck, Julie Benning, Beverly Johnson, Deb Baune, Melissa Wright, Brenda Andrews; Lane Change of Jena Osberg; FY-14-16 Policy Employee document. VOTEU/ C
ADJOURMENT: MOTION BY VanDenheuvel, seconded BY Wolf to adjourn the meeting at 7:42 p.m. VOTE-U/C
Chad Longbella, Clerk
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