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JAMESTOWN PUBLIC SCHOOL BOARD

Thursday, February 7, 2019 - 6:08pm

JAMESTOWN PUBLIC SCHOOL BOARD
Regular Meeting
Minutes of the regular Jamestown School Board Meeting held on Monday, December 3, 2018, 5:15 pm in the Thompson Community room in the Middle School.
Present: Roger Haut, President, Heidi Larson, Vice President, Greg Allen, Melissa Gleason, Diane Hanson, Jason Rohr, Jennifer Schmidt, Robert Toso, Steve Veldkamp, Superintendent, Robert Lech and Sally Ost, Business Manager.
President Haut called the meeting to order and welcomed Tom LaVenture from the Jamestown Sun and Amy Neustel, Administrative Assistant.
Guests: Madelyn Reinarts, Linda Mohn, Adam Gehlhar, Jan Hochhalter, Marcus Hochhalter, Marty Hochhalter, Chad Pringle, Tracey Pringle, Ryder Pringle, Andrea Anteau, Michael Anteau.
Mr. Toso moved, seconded by Mr. Veldkamp to approve the consent agenda which consisted of November 19, 2018 regular school board meeting minutes, payment of bills, 2019-2020 Kindergarten Handbook, an open enrollment of a 9th grade Jamestown student to attend Pingree-Buchanan Pubic School for the 2018-2019 school year. Roll call with unanimous "yes" vote. Motion carried.
The Board recognized fall activities.
The Board recognized Mr. Roger Haut for the North Dakota School Board Associations Veteran Board Member Award he received at the convention.
Madelyn Reinhardt, Student Council President, reported the student council will be leaving Sunday for the state conference. Students raised most of the money for the conference and council only had to help with $50.00. We have one student who will run for the state student council board. Student council is helping the seniors with doing service projects for the community. The projects include, making blankets for Anne Carlson, going to Humane Society and play games with students in the elementary schools. The council is presently working on the planning of snow week and morp week.
Mr. Greg Allen arrived at 5:25 pm.
Linda Mohn, Schauer and Associates, reported on the audit for Jamestown Public Schools. Mr. Allen moved and seconded by Mr. Rohr to approve the audit report. Roll call with unanimous "yes" vote. Motion carried.
Superintendent Lech reported that Lincoln Elementary and University of Jamestown are working together with a Moving with Success program. This program is a to promote physical education and physical activity.
Superintendent Lech reported that high school course changes that are being brought forward for 2019-2020 school year will not change staff FTE.
Superintendent Lech reported he would like to move forward with planning a board retreat on Monday, January 7, 2019 at 5:15pm. The board agreed.
Mr. Gehlhar, High School Principal, reported on internship credit earning class that began in 2016. The first year had 6 students and this year is 10 students. Students will learn workforce skills and help decide career goals for the future. Select community businesses allow students to come in and learn a skill form their business to see if they would be interested in this for a career.
Mr. Gehlhar reported this will be the first year for a robotics team for Jamestown Public Schools. Mr. Gehlhar has written grants to cover the cost of items needed to build a robot. Our team consists of 15 students who will learn to design and build a robot. Jarron Larson is on the team and is looking forward to learning the process of how to build a robot. There is a competition in Grand Forks in March. Robotics is a career choice for the future and this helps explore another option for a career.
Mr. Gehlhar reported on flex period of 30 minutes on Wednesdays for students to learn other skills from others in the community. Students, Izzie Backstrom and Cat Raap, shared they enjoyed the flex period class. They get a break from the school week and may get to have a class with a friend. The students would like more career choice flex options.
Mr. Toso moved, seconded by Mrs. Gleson to approve the James Valley Career and Technology course changes for the 2019-2020 school year of Nurse Assisting course to replace Into to Health Careers. Roll call with unanimous "yes" vote. Motion carried.
Mrs. Schmidt moved, seconded by Mrs. Hanson to approve the High School course changes for the 2019-2020 school year.
Physical Education: Freshman can choose from 4 courses of physical education instead of one. They are Individual/Team sports, Dance, Beginning Strength Development, Female Development. Freshman and Sophomores would be able to take a semester of Health some time in their first two years of high school. Change the name of personal fitness course to beginning strength development for 9-10 grade and Advanced Strength Development for 11-12 grade. Business/ Technology Courses: remove Web Design I and II. Add Principles of Marketing/ Business Fundamentals and Sports and Entertainment Marketing. Add AP computer Science Principles.
Mathematics: remove Informal Algebra II and add Integrated Math III.
Mr. Allen moved, seconded by Mrs. Schmidt to approve the second readings to HBCC Fundraising and HDD Gifts and Bequests policies. Roll call with unanimous "yes" vote. Motion carried.
Mr. Veldkamp moved, seconded by Mrs. Larson to approve rescinding ABB Rental and Use of Shop, IAC use of building and K-1 Equipment- Student Use. Roll call with unanimous "yes" vote. Motion carried.
Mr. Rohr moved, seconded by Mr. Allen to approve the first reading of ABBB Use of School Facilities, amendment of ABBB-E1 Facility Rental Fees and reviewed ABBB-AR Use of School Facilities Guidelines and ABBB-E2 Rental Agreement for School Property. Roll call with unanimous "yes" vote. Motion carried.
Mrs. Schmidt moved, seconded by Mr. Toso to approve rescinding JC Naming Rights.
Discussion to keep regulation. Regulations will be added to new policy. Roll call with unanimous "yes" vote. Motion carried.
Mrs. Gleason moved, seconded by Mr. Veldkamp to approve the first reading of Naming/Renaming School Faculties JC. Roll call with unanimous "yes" vote. Motion carried.
Mrs. Schmidt moved, seconded by Mr. Rohr to approve rescinding of KBS Sports and Special Events Media and Advertising and KBA-BR2 Sports and Special Events Media coverage Administrative Guidelines. Roll call with unanimous "yes" vote. Motion carried.
Mr. Toso moved, seconded by Mrs. Gleason to approve the first reading of KBA Relations with the News Media, Relations with the News Media Regulations KBA-BR1, and Sports and Special Events Media Coverage KBA-BR2. Roll call with unanimous "yes vote. Motion carried.
Mrs. Schmidt moved, seconded by Mrs. Gleason to approve the first reading of Distribution and Posting of Non-Curricular Material in School KAAD. Roll call with unanimous "yes" vote. Motion carried.
Mr. Toso moved, seconded by Mrs. Gleason to approve rescinding of KABA Other Complaints and Public Complaints, IB- E2 DPI Requirements and Guidance for Adult Meals, IB-E3 Foods of Minimal Nutritional Value, and IBA Alternative Food Service. Roll call with unanimous "yes" vote. Motion carried.
Mrs. Gleason moved, seconded by Mr. Veldkamp to approve the tuition agreement for a 9th grade Jamestown student to attend Carrington Public School for the 2018-2019 school year. Roll call with unanimous "yes" vote. Motion carried.
Superintendent Lech reported on the Strategic Plan meeting held recently. The first meeting consisted of an organizational meeting for the committee. The committee will have deeper discussion in the future 6 meetings and plan to make the strategic plan a living document to be posted on the website.
Mr. Rohr wanted to commend the Middle School Chess Club students on their first tournament.
No further business, President Haut adjourned the meeting.
GENERAL FUND
ACCENT WORKPLACE
ENVRNMNTS1,520.00
AMAZON.COM583.82
ANDERSON, LUKE 30.00
ANDERSON, NANCY 6.38
ANNE CARLSEN CENTER110,679.65
APPERSON 90.15
ARMITAGE, MICHAEL 390.85
BACKGROUND INVSTGTN
BUR 105.00
BLICK ART MATERIALS 1,993.01
BREHM GIBSON, JENN 11.45
CASEY'S GENERAL 9.00
CASHWISE166.37
CENTRAL BUSINESSSYSTEMS 3,418.20
CENTRAL VALLEY HEALTH 8,240.12
CITY OF FARGO ND176.00
CITY OF JAMESTOWN4,408.31
CLEMENS, PHYLLIS 30.00
COLE PAPERS INC4,825.30
CONWAY, JOHN 30.00
DACOTAH PAPER692.29
DAKOTA BOYS&GIRLS
RANCH11,229.00
DAKOTA CENTRAL 5,512.07
DAKOTA DUST TEX 541.35
DAKOTA RAIN LAWN IRRGTN365.00
DAKOTA RENTAL CENTER31.96
DAUERS TROPHIES 696.00
DECKER EQUPMNT/
SCHOOL FIX 144.22
DELZER, EDDY 30.00
DIETRICH BUS SER74,736.72
DIETZ, MICHAEL 104.65
DISCOVERY BENEFITS 166.95
DOMINO'S PIZZA115.35
DR ANGELA PEERY
CNSLTNG24,000.00
ECKROTH MUSIC 819.09
EDUTECH50.00
ELITE HEATING 1,975.50
ENERGY TECH SYSTEMS 570.10
EVENTBRITE INC86.08
FARGO PUBLIC SCHOOLS3,379.37
FARMERS UNION COOP 81.40
FIX, MARLYS 334.20
FLOCABULARY96.00
FOLLETT SCHOOL SLTNS 327.49
GAYLORD OPRYLAND
RESORT1,020.71
GEHLHAR, ADAM 139.00
GRAYBAR ELECTRIC 661.60
GUN & REEL SPORTS28.47
HARTY, RYAN 139.00
HAUT, ROGER 126.50
HAWKINS INC1,740.60
HEGLAND, JOSEPH 117.20
HEMMER, TANYA 228.90
HIGH PLAINS WATER TRTMNT 21.00
HILLERUD CONSTRUCTION 25.00
HODGE PRODUCTS495.00
HOFFER, LISA 38.50
HOME OF ECONOMY323.92
HUGO'S #9407.80
INFORMATION TECH DEPT735.00
INNOVATIVE OFFICE SLTIS 1,535.87
IRON MOUNTAIN67.20
JAMES RIVER SPECIAL ED 78,307.15
JAMES RIVER TRANSIT140.00
JAMES VALLEY MULTI DIST164,760.34
JMSTN COMMUNICATIONS 2,592.00
JMSTN PLUMBING 1,342.41
JAMESTOWN SUN1,557.60
JAYMAR BUSINESS FORMS 451.90
JOBS HQ727.00
JW PEPPER & SON 100.99
KOEHN, STEVEN 6,021.25
LECH, ROBERT 30.00
LIFESTYLE APPLIANCE 214.20
LINDBERG BROTHERS940.00
LYNN CARD CO527.00
MAC'S INC10.43
MCGRAW HILL SCHOOL
ED12,062.81
MENDEZ, JANNA 161.50
MONTANA DAKOTA UTLTS9,990.93
MOORHEAD PUBLIC
SCHOOLS1,818.18
NAPA AUTO PARTS 38.25
ND ATTORNEY GENERAL100.50
NDSU EXTENSION PESTICIDE
PRG100.00
NELSON, SHEILA 11.28
NEUSTEL, AMY 38.50
NEWEGG BUSINESS 70.60
NORTHWEST IRONFIREMAN 1,419.50
OSLUND, ANDREW 65.54
OST, SALLY 30.00
OTTERTAIL POWER 24,451.69
PETERSON, PATRICIA 5.30
PIGORS, BRENDA 225.20
PITNEY BOWES GLOBAL
FNNCL 155.13
PITNEY BOWES3,000.00
POPPLERS MUSIC 28.00
PRAIRIE LEARNING CNTR3,261.96
PRAIRIE PUBLIC BRDCSTG 2,436.00
PRASEK, MICHELLE 20.44
RAINBOW GAS COMPANY4,166.08
RAMADA HOTEL68.00
RAUGUST, NICHOLAS 100.00
REALLY GOOD STUFF 46.94
ROBERT BROOKE & ASSOC1,479.15
SAM'S CLUB57.68
SCHMIDT, SHERRY 444.30
SCHMITT MUSIC 173.00
SCHOOL SPECIALTY 345.04
SCOTTS ELECTRIC2,899.73
SILBERNAGEL, FRANCIS 10.90
SITEIMPROVE INC4,790.00
SMITH, PATRICIA 30.00
SMITH, RICHARD 109.00
STADING, DARRYL 54.74
STILWELL, MARK 30.00
STUTSMAN CNTY AUDITOR11,068.65
STUTSMAN CNTY GLASS 22.90
STUTSMAN CNTY TREASURER480.00
SUPER DUPERPUBLICATIONS247.88
SUPER TEACHER WORKSHEETS19.95
TDS METROCOM138.46
TEACHERSPAYTEACHERS.COM121.60
TEAM LABORATORY
CHEMICAL3,713.00
TWO RIVERS PRINTING7.00
UNIVERSITY OF JMSTN36.72
USA TODAY147.00
VALLEY PLAINS EQUIP53.07
VISION SERVICE PLAN18.00
VISTAPRINT77.19
WALMART COMMUNITY1,047.33
WEST END HIDE FUR 25.85
WHITE, DOROTHY 75.00
WINGATE BY WYNDHAM253.80
WRIGHT EXPRESS FLEET 319.58
Fund Total:620,540.79
BUILDING FUND
INTERKAL LLC4,032.86
SCOTTS ELECTRIC 2,975.00
TECTA AMERICADAKOTAS 21,760.00
Fund Total:28,767.86
STUDENT ACTIVITY
AMAZON.COM588.29
ANDERSEN, KATHERINE 67.00
ANTHEM SPORTS89.27
APPLE14.99
BECKER, NICHOLAS 235.00
BISMARCK PUBLIC SCHOOL 600.00
BISON 6 CINEMA192.00
BLICK ART MATERIALS 80.04
BSN SPORTS7,029.42
BUFFALO LANES 277.00
CARRINGTON SCHOOL 100.00
CASHWISE108.74
CDW GOVERNMENT72.42
CHERRYDALE2,793.70
CROOKSTON HIGH SCHOOL0.00
DAKOTA CUSTOM CREATION336.00
DAUERS TROPHIES248.60
DEAVER, BRIAN 75.15
DEVILS LAKE SCHOOL 100.00
DIETRICH BUS SERVICE6,384.35
DOLLAR TREE 8.00
DURGIN, DOUGLAS 259.45
ECKROTH MUSIC 578.13
EDENS, BRYAN 98.00
ELITE FTS1,183.58
ERIKSMOEN, EVAN 204.45
EUROPEAN STUDENTPRGRMS 480.00
EVERSPRING INN 1,349.10
FARGO BILLIARDS 1,176.56
FARTHING, COLEMAN 76.00
FASTENAL COMPANY12.95
FISHER, LORA 134.00
FOOD SERVICES OFAMERICA235.04
GEE, CYNTHIA 174.00
GERRELLS SPORTS 1,730.00
GRB INVESTMENTS5.00
GREAT AMERICAN OPPRTS1,588.00
GUBRUD, MARK 198.50
GUN & REEL SPORTS29.94
HAGLUND, BRET 44.50
HASTY AWARDS 313.60
HEGERLE, SARA 266.00
HOFMANN, TARA 99.70
HUGO'S #9183.80
HUTCHISON, GAGE 700.00
IMPACT APPLICATIONS 875.00
INNOVATIVE OFFICE SLTNS 191.98
JMSTN PUBLIC SCHOOL1,109.85
JMSTN PUBLIC SCHOOL1,060.43
JETSTREAM CAR WASH 34.55
JULIAN, LAURIE 134.00
JW PEPPER & SON 323.49
KASOWSKI, ROGER 258.45
KOSTER, MATTHEW 259.45
LOAF AND JUG4.49
MEDCO SUPPLY1,808.16
MOSER, BRETT 133.50
NASCO0.00
ND ASSN DANCE & DRILL50.00
NDHSAA670.00
NDSAA900.00
NEIS SERVICES 9,026.90
NOLD, BRADLEY 121.50
O'NEILL, SHAWN 44.50
ORRIGINALS INC822.50
PAPA JOHNS131.50
PITCH PRO DIRECT3,299.00
POPPLERS MUSIC 57.90
POSITIVE PROMOTIONS 403.05
QUALITY INN809.91
QUICHOCHO, LINDSEY 450.00
ROALDSON, JAMES 30.00
ROESCH, LINDA 270.00
RUFF, JOHN 77.00
SALVATION ARMY450.00
SAM'S CLUB19.42
SCHAFER, SHAUN 150.00
SCHIELE, JEREMEY 166.00
SCHLENKER, JILL 37.00
SCHLENKER, JON 53.00
SCHMITT MUSIC 181.64
SCHNEIDER, RYAN 198.50
SPANGLER CANDY FLFLLNT 98.67
STOCKERT, BRETT 265.00
STOKES, AREI 44.50
TDS METROCOM2.65
TIETZ, CRAIG 155.50
TRAINHEROIC112.50
TRAUTMAN, TROY 16.00
TWO RIVERS PRINTING1,280.00
UNIVERSITY OF JMSTN50.00
UNIVERSITY OF MARY400.00
VOIGT PHOTOGRAPHY675.00
WALMART COMMUNITY1,124.59
WASLASKI, LOGAN 125.50
WELLS FARGO7,000.00
WILDSIDE CREATIONS4,338.86
WRIGHT EXPRESS FLEET 26.77
ZERR, TREV 77.00
Fund Total:70,925.48
HEALTH INSURANCE
HAYS COMPANIES3,060.00
MEDALLUS10,667.86
Fund Total:13,727.86
JPS FOUNDATION
AMENT, DEANN 208.33
DOLLYWOODFOUNDATION1,003.71
TWO RIVERS PRINTING104.86
Fund Total:1,316.90
SCHOOL LUNCH
AMERIPRIDE LINEN 1,215.64
BACKGROUND INVSTGTN BUR17.50
BERNATELLO'S FOODS792.00
CITY OF JAMESTOWN1,604.89
COCA COLA BOTTLING1,025.00
CULINEX268.59
DACOTAH PAPER CO49.14
DAKOTA CENTRAL 293.44
DEAN FOODS 7,323.65
EARTHGRAINS BAKING 1,403.30
FOOD SERVICES OF
AMERICA34,437.54
HOBART SALES & SER570.96
JMSTN PLUMBING577.03
JMSTN PUBLIC SCHOOL33.54
LOVE, AMANDA 5.78
MACK, PATRICK 500.00
ND DEPT OF PUBLIC INSTCTN508.08
PEPSI BEVERAGES CO620.26
STEINS INC1,422.21
WALMART COMMUNITY23.99
Fund Total:52,692.54
JAMES VALLEY CAREER AND
TECHNICAL CENTER
A & B BUSINESS 62.84
ACME TOOLS2,883.82
ACT INC60.00
AUTO BODY TOOLMART733.44
BEYER, JILLENE 150.00
BRUESKE, JUDY 50.00
CENTRAL BUSINESS SYSTMS 368.24
CENTRAL VALLEY HEALTH 4,907.24
CITY OF JAMESTOWN444.36
CLEMENS, HANNAH 90.00
CLEMENS, LISA 118.75
COLE PAPERS INC408.64
COUNTRY MEATS1,068.00
DACOTAH PAPER CO49.23
DAKOTA CENTRAL 367.30
DAKOTA DUST TEX INC41.80
DECKER EQUPNT/SCHOOL
FIX 310.65
DOMINO'S PIZZA24.42
FARMERS UNION COOP 30.00
FISCHER, DEBRA 1,008.26
HOWCROFT, JASON 109.00
INFINITY BUILDING 15.96
INNOVATIVE OFFICE SOLTNS 99.98
JMSTN PUBLIC SCHOOL11,929.00
KLEVEN, CYNTHIA 140.00
KOEHN, STEVEN 1,308.75
KUBAT, KEVIN 158.05
LIPETZKY, KYLIE 50.00
LYNCH JR, JOHN 30.00
MAC'S INC96.06
MANDT, NICOLLE 40.00
MENARDS 568.43
MONTANA DAKOTA UTLTS1,741.95
MOSER, SARA 112.50
NAPA AUTO PARTS 5,152.71
NATIONAL PEN CO.81.84
NEWMAN SIGNS 468.99
ONE LESS THING780.00
OREILLY AUTO PARTS190.04
OTTERTAIL POWER CO2,323.63
PRANKE, PAMELA 150.00
PRAXAIR DSTRBTN80.21
PROTECH PROJECTION
SYSTEMS 2,274.00
SKILLS USA ND300.00
SOULIS, MICHAEL 353.10
STAMPS.COM15.99
TDS METROCOM8.56
TRAVERS TOOL CO 3,626.52
WILLIAMS, HEIDI 50.00
Fund Total:45,432.26
February 8, 2019


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