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Regular School Board Meeting Newspaper Minutes July 20, 2020 5:30 pm

The meeting was called to order by Chair Chad Pedersen at 5:37 pm. Roll call conducted by School Board Clerk Julie Brugman. Members present: Julie Brugman, Tom Fast, Chad Pedersen. Pam Hoek, Matt Gohr, Audi Nickel and Dave Bucklin via Zoom. Others present: Ben Fast, Mitch Schroeder, John Carrison, Paul Metcalf, Joel Alvstad,Doug Penner, Kristie Rolling, Michelle Larson, Pam Osland, Kyle Blomgren, Jayme Fast, Kristin Pfeiffer, Shawn Naas, Doug Regehr, Nicki James, Nate Brinkman That the Proposed Agenda be approved as presented. Motion by: Audi Nickel. Second by: Tom Fast. Approved. That the Consent Agenda be approved as presented: minutes from previous meetings, monthly bills, donations. Motion by: Matt Gohr. Second by: Tom Fast Approved. The following reports were available for school board member review and comment: MLLF, Meet & Confer, upcoming school board meetings, building updates, COVID-19 Preparedness Plans for MLPS, Revised Tentative 2020-21 Calendar, and 4th Avenue remain a one-way street.

Motion: To approve 20120-21 Elementary handbook. Motion by Pam Hoek. Second by Dave Bucklin. Approved. Voting in favor of the motion by roll call were: Tom Fast, Pam Hoek, Audi Nickel, Chad Pedersen, Matt Gohr,Julie Brugman, Dave Bucklin.

Motion: To approve 20120-21 High School handbook. Motion by Audi Nickel. Second by Tom Fast. Approved. Voting in favor of the motion by roll call were: Tom Fast, Pam Hoek, Audi Nickel, Chad Pedersen, Matt Gohr,Julie Brugman, Dave Bucklin. Motion: To approve the hire of Debby Jass as part-time ELL teacher. Motion by Pam Hoek. Second by Matt Gohr. Approved. Voting in favor of the motion by roll call were: Tom Fast, Pam Hoek, Audi Nickel, Chad Pedersen, Matt Gohr,Julie Brugman, Dave Bucklin.

Motion: To approve that the MSBA Membership dues be renewed at $4,082. for the 20-21 FY. Motion by Julie Brugman. Second by Matt Gohr. Approved. Voting in favor of the motion by roll call were: Tom Fast, Pam Hoek, Audi Nickel, Chad Pedersen, Matt Gohr,Julie Brugman, Dave Bucklin.

Motion: To approve the coaches/advisors as listed for the 2020-21 fall sports season and activities. Motion by Matt Gohr. Second by Tom Fast. Approved. Voting in favor of the motion by roll call were: Tom Fast, Pam Hoek, Audi Nickel, Chad Pedersen, Matt Gohr,Julie Brugman, Dave Bucklin.

Motion: To approve the Long-Term Facilities Maintenance Budget. Motion by Pam Hoek. Second by Matt Gohr. Approved. Voting in favor of the motion by roll call were: Tom Fast, Pam Hoek, Audi Nickel, Chad Pedersen, Matt Gohr, Julie Brugman, Dave Bucklin.

Motion: To approve summer recreation helpers. Motion by Matt Gohr. Second by Audi Nickel. Approved. Voting in favor of the motion by roll call were: Tom Fast, Pam Hoek, Audi Nickel, Chad Pedersen, Matt Gohr, Julie Brugman, Dave Bucklin.

Motion: A special school board meeting will be held on July 29, 2019 to approve the LTFM 19-20 Budget & Plan. Motion by Dave Bucklin. Second by Matt Gohr. Approved. Voting in favor of the motion by roll call were: Tom Fast, Pam Hoek, Audi Nickel, Chad Pedersen, Matt Gohr,Julie Brugman, Dave Bucklin.

Motion: To approve giving the administration authority to use $10,750 from the Legacy Fund for certain projects. Motion by Audi Nickel. Second by Pam Hoek. Approved. Voting in favor of the motion by roll call were: Tom Fast, Pam Hoek, Audi Nickel, Chad Pedersen, Matt Gohr,Julie Brugman, Dave Bucklin. Other items discussed in Open Forum: Meet & Confer, Administrative Reports and the COVID-19 Preparedness Plans for MLPS.

Motion: That the school board meeting is adjourned. Motion by Pam Hoek. Second by Julie Brugman. Approved. Time: 8:09 pm. Voting in favor of the motion by roll call were: Tom Fast, Pam Hoek, Audi Nickel, Chad Pedersen, Matt Gohr,Julie Brugman, Dave Bucklin. ____________________________

Regular School Board Meeting MINUTES August 17, 2020 5:30 pm

The meeting was called to order by Chair Chad Pedersen at 5:33 pm. Roll call conducted by School Board Clerk, Julie Brugman. Members present: Dave Bucklin, Pam Hoek, Tom Fast, Matt Gohr, Chad Pedersen, Audi Nickel, Julie Brugman. Others present: Nicki James, Scott Boelke, Shawn Naas, Crystal Fast, Michelle Larson, Kristie Rolling, Kurt Jahnke, Courney Nelson, Joel Alvstad, Randi Doescher, Doug Penner That the Proposed Agenda be approved as presented. Motion by Pam Hoek. Second by Dave Bucklin. Approved. That the Consent Agenda be approved as presented: minutes from previous meetings, monthly bills, donations, open enrollment applications. Motion by Julie Brugman. Second by Audi Nickel. Approved. The following reports were available for school board member review and comment: MLLF, Upcoming School Board meetings, Building Report.

Motion: To approve the resignation of Deb Wall as a paraprofessional. Motion by Pam Hoek. Second by Matt Gohr. Approved.

Motion: To approve the resignation of Megan Behrends as a paraprofessional. Motion by Dave Bucklin. Second by Audi Nickel. Approved.

Motion: To approve the resignation of Lori Klassen as a paraprofessional. Motion by Julie Brugman. Second by Pam Hoek. Approved.

Motion: Approve the posting for paraprofessionals. Motion by Audi Nickel. Second by Tom Fast. Approved.

Motion: To approve the hire of Deb Wall as Discovery Preschool paraprofessional. Motion by Dave Bucklin. Second by Audi Nickel. Approved.

Motion: To approve the revised tentative 2020-21 calendar. Motion by Julie Brugman. Second by Audi Nickel. Approved.

Motion: To approve the MSBA face covering policy.Motion by Dave Bucklin. Second by Chad Pedersen. 4-3/Approved. Voting in favor by roll call were: Dave Bucklin, Matt Gohr, Pam Hoek, Chad Petersen. Voting against were Julie Brugman, Tom Fast and Audi Nickel.

Motion: To approve holding a special meeting on Monday, August 24, 2020 at 6:30 pm to approve the MLPS Restart Blueprint and consider other items. Motion by Pam Hoek. Second by Dave Bucklin. Approved.

Other: Draft MLPS Restart Blueprint & Administrative Reports

Motion: That the school board meeting is adjourned. Motion by Pam Hoek. Second by Audi Nickel. Results of vote:7-0/Approved. Voting in favor of the motion by roll call were: Dave Bucklin, Julie Brugman, Tom Fast, Pam Hoek, Audi Nickel, Chad Pedersen, Matt Gohr. Time: 7:50 pm ____________________________

Special School Board Meeting Newspaper Minutes August 24, 2020 6:30 pm

The meeting was called to order by Chair Chad Pedersen at 6:35 pm. Roll call conducted by School Board Clerk Julie Brugman. Members present: Tom Fast, Matt Gohr, Chad Pedersen, Julie Brugman, Audi Nickel, Pam Hoek, Dave Bucklin. Others present: Doug Penner, Shawn Naas, Joel Alvstad, Michelle Larson, Kristie Rolling.

Motion: To approve the MLPS Return to Learn and Questions Documents. Motion by Julie Brugman. Second by Audi Nickel. Approved.

Motion: To approve the maximum chard of $20 per person or family max of $50. This is a non-refundable charge to grades 7-12 for use of equipment or proof of private insurance coverage. Motion by Dave Bucklin. Second by Tom Fast. Results of vote: 6-1/Approved. Roll call vote in favor of motion: Audi Nickel, Pam Hoek, Tom Fast, Dave Bucklin, Matt Gohr, Chad Peterson. Voting no: Julie Brugman.

Motion: To approve the REVISED Copy of the MLPS Restart Blueprint plan. Motion by Pam Hoek. Second by Matt Gohr. Approved.

Motion: Palmer Bus recommends that students who live .75 miles from school be considered walkers for the 2020-21 school year. Motion by Audi Nickel. Second by Dave Bucklin. Results of vote: 3-4/ Failed. Voting in favor of motion by roll call: Audi Nickel, Tom Fast, Dave Bucklin. Voting against: Pam Hoek, Matt Gohr, Julie Brugman, Chad Pedersen. A special board meeting will be held on Monday, August 31, 2020 at 5:30 to approve a MLPS Transportation Plan.

Motion: To accept the hire of Pauline Harder as a Paraprofessional. Motion by Matt Gohr. Second by Julie Brugman. Approved.

Motion: That the school board meeting is adjourned. Motion by Matt Gohr. Second by Tom Fast. Approved. Time: 8:23 pm. ___________________

Special School Board Meeting Newspaper Minutes August 31, 2020 5:30 pm

The meeting was called to order by Chair Chad Pedersen at 5:32 pm. Roll call conducted by School Board Clerk Julie Brugman. Members present: Matt Gohr, Chad Pedersen, Julie Brugman, Audi Nickel, Pam Hoek, and Dave Bucklin by Zoom. Members absent: Tom Fast. Others present: Michelle Larson, Doug Penner, Joel Alvstad.

Motion: The School Board requests that the Palmer Bus Company creates an additional bus route and secure a driver, bringing the MLPS fleet up to five routes in the morning and up to five routes in the afternoon. The School Board directs Palmer Bus to pick up the same students in SY21 that were picked up in SY20. Motion by Audi Nickel.Second by Matt Gohr.Results of vote: 6-0/Approved. Voting in favor of the motion by roll call were: Audi Nickel, Pam Hoek, Matt Gohr, Julie Brugman, Dave Bucklin, Chad Pedersen.

Motion: That the school board meeting is adjourned. Motion by Audi Nickel. Second by Matt Gohr. Results of vote: 6-0/Approved. Voting in favor of the motion by roll call were: Audi Nickel, Pam Hoek, Matt Gohr, Julie Brugman, Dave Bucklin, Chad Pedersen. Time: 6:50 pm.