Public Notices June 8, 2022
MORAN TOWNSHIP WEED NOTICE
The Moran Township Supervisors will conduct a weed tour on Saturday, June 18, 2022. The tour will begin at 7 a.m. at the town hall. Anyone that would like to follow along needs to meet at the town hall by 7.
Diane Mack, Clerk
NOTICE OF INTENT TO ISSUE BONDS TO FINANCE PROJECTS INCLUDED IN THE DISTRICT’S TEN-YEAR FACILITIES PLAN
AND OTHER CAPITAL PROJECTS
INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 2170
CASS, MORRISON, TODD, AND WADENA COUNTIES, MINNESOTA
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the School Board of Independent School District No. #2170 (Staples-Motley), Cass, Morrison, Todd, and Wadena Counties, Minnesota (the “District”), intends to issue its general obligation bonds (the “Bonds”) in the aggregate principal amount not to exceed $3,805,000, pursuant to Minnesota Statutes, Chapter 475, as amended, Minnesota Statutes, Section 123B.595, as amended, and Minnesota Statutes, Section 123B.62, as amended. A portion of the proceeds of the Bonds (the “Facilities Maintenance Portion”) in the principal amount of not to exceed $1,825,000 will be used to finance certain projects included in the District’s ten-year facilities plan and related financing costs. A general description of the projects to be financed is as follows:
•Deferred maintenance projects included in the District’s ten-year facilities plan approved by the Commissioner of Education.
A portion of the proceeds of the Bonds (the “Capital Facilities Portion”) in the principal amount of not to exceed $1,980,000 will be used to finance the following capital projects and related financing costs:
•Facilities projects approved by the Commissioner of Education.
The total amount of District indebtedness as of May 1, 2022, is $11,730,000. If these proposed Bonds were issued after that date, the total indebtedness of the District at that time would be $15,535,000.
BY ORDER OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF
INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 2170
(STAPLES-MOTLEY), CASS, MORRISON, TODD,
AND WADENA COUNTIES, MINNESOTA
Dated: May 23, 2022
Clerk of the School Board
Independent School District No. 2170 (Staples-Motley),
Cass, Morrison, Todd, and Wadena Counties,
FRESHWATER ED. DISTRICT #6004
Called to Order by Chair Thalmann at 5:00 p.m.
Board Present: R. Thalmann-Henning; K. Howard-Menahga; B. Lund-S-M; C. Funk-Sebeka; C. Wolf-LP-GE; B. Tumberg-W-DC; S. Veronen-Verndale; J. Hillmer-Browerville; R. VanDenheuvel-B-H. FED: E. Weber; J. Anderson.
Agenda- MOTION BY VanDenheuvel and seconded BY Howard to approve the agenda as modified. VOTE-U/C
MOTION BY Lund and seconded BY Veronen to approve the 1/26/2022 minutes as presented. VOTE- U/C
MOTION BY Funk and seconded BY Wolf to approve 1/1/2022 – 3/31/2022 voucher claims as presented. VOTE- U/C
The following resolution is hereby MOVED BY Funk and seconded BY Hilmer to gratefully accept the following donations as identified:
WALC: MN Ag. in the Classroom Foundation ~ $500; Reading for the Future: Pillager Area Fireman’s Dept. - $1,000, Trident Seafood’s ~ $100, Grey–Eagle/Burtrum Lions Club ~ $500, Catholic Women of St. Mary’s ~ $50, VFW Post 8391 ~ $100, Lions Club of Motley ~ $1,000, Anonymous ~ $150. VOTE on adoptions of this Resolution was as follows; ABSTENTIONS: None; AYE: Thalmann, Howard, Lund, Funk, Wolf, Tumberg, Veronen, Hiller and VanDenheuvel. NAY: None; ABSENT: None.
WHEREUPON said Resolutions was declared duly adopted.
MOTION BY Lund and seconded BY VanDenheuvel to approve the changes to Policy 400.9L as presented. VOTE- U/C
MOTION BY Tumberg and seconded BY Thalmann to approve Revision III Budget modification and Revision III Assessment Manual Summary of the current FY-22 financial budget as presented.
FUND - 01 General: Revenue, $11,195,127; Expenditures, $11,975,719.
FUND - 04 Community Service: Revenue, $1,043,526; Expenditures, $1,051,770.
MOTION BY VanDenheuvel and seconded BY Hillmer to name Brady, Martz & Associates, P. C. as the auditing firm for FY-22, FY-23, and FY-24 as presented. VOTE – U/C
MOTION BY Funk and seconded BY Lund to approve the transferring of $40,000 to the Facility Reserve and $61,000 to the Wide Area Network deficit fund balance. VOTE – U/C
MOTION BY Thalmann and seconded BY Veronen to authorize the Board to transfer $5,050 of the OPEB Reserve to the General Membership Fund. VOTE –U/C
MOTION BY Hillmer and seconded BY Howard to approve the changes to Policy 400.11L Salary & Benefits for SPLA’s and Short Call Substitutes as presented. VOTE –U/C
SpEd: MOTION BY VanDenheuvel and seconded BY Tumberg to adopt the 22/23 Academies SY Calendar as presented. VOTE-U/C
Bus. Managers: Reviewed the following; Qtr. Financial, Facility Reserve, and OPEB Reserve Balance.
Ex. Director: Recognition of Bus. Manager J. Anderson achieved the Certified Administrator of School Finance & Operations Certification; Reviewed the March Supt’s. Advisory Mtg. Minutes; Update on the Annual Staff Evaluations in progress.
ALC/TS: Update on the following: ALC/TS Programming, Student enrollment and Staffing.
MOTION BY Wolf and seconded BY Tumberg to adopt 22/23 ALC’s SY Calendar as presented. VOTE – U/C
MOTION BY Lund and seconded BY Hillmer to approve the Early Middle College Partnership agreement, between CLC and FED’s ALCs. VOTE- U/C
MOTION BY VanDenheuvel and seconded BY Thalmann to approve the Mid-Level Programming starting the 22/23 SY. VOTE –U/C
MOTION BY Tumberg and seconded BY Howard to approve the Pillager TS/CR Teacher Seniority list as presented. VOTE – U/C
MOTION BY Funk and seconded BY Hillmer to approve the annual Food Service Purchase Agreement with S-M ISD #2170, for the 22/23 School Year. VOTE: U/C
Freshwater Ed Foundation: Reviewed Month End Balance.
MOTION BY Veronen and seconded BY Tumberg to approve the items as follows:
ALC: Resignation of S. Pung; Retirement of J. Skoien:
SPED: Resignation of J. Covert; S. Wacker; S. Leslie; M. Henry; J. McFedries; P. Martelle; Retirement of M. Grondahl, M. Motschenbacher; D. Lemm; J. Cole; Hiring of A. Peeters; J. Dreyer; A. Wahlin; A. Mehl; D. Davis; Increase in Days for S. Johnson; Lane Request of K. Macheel;
AGENCY WIDE: Resignation of M. Ward; M. Mathers. VOTE-U/C
MOTION BY Howard and seconded BY Hillmer to adjourn the meeting at 5:42 p.m.
Bruce Lund, Clerk