JAMESTOWN PUBLIC SCHOOL BOARD Regular Minutes Unofficial Minutes School board meeting on Monday, April 18, 2022 at 5:15 pm in the Thompson Community room at the Middle School. Present: Heidi Larson, Vice President, Melissa Gleason, Diane Hanson, Roger Haut, Gayle Nelson, Aaron Roberts, Jason Rohr, Dan Tweten, Superintendent, Robert Lech and Business Manager, Sally Ost. Greg Allen absent. Guests: Chantel Harr, Miriam Nyland, Monica Ripplinger, Joe Hegland, Kirk Ripplinger, Leann Ripplinger, Barb Orr, Amber Aldinger-Cross, Maddy Orr, Will Nelson, CeCe Maulding, Laura Weis, Ross Motter, Braxden Motter, Aaron Motler. Vice President Larson called the meeting to order and welcomed the audience, Jason Linz, Bluejay Channel and Amy Neustel, Administrative Assistant. Mr. Haut moved, seconded by Mr. Roberts to approve the consent agenda which consists of April 4, 2012 regular board meeting minutes, April 12, 2022 facility committee meeting minutes, payment of bills, pledged securities, and submission of fruit and vegetable program applications for the elementary schools. Roll call with unanimous “yes” vote. Motion carried. The board recognized student achievements in speech, drama, band and choir. Congratulations to all the students and their hard work. Monica Ripplinger, President of Student council, reported the Spring Fling (MORP week) activities. Student council members for 2022-2023 will be announced soon. Mr. Joe Hegland reported on the 6 different initiatives in the strategic plan that drives the professional development plan for the school. Mr. Hegland reported on how the professional development helps teachers in their instructional writing and coaching. Cognia engagement review has been changed to 5 years Jamestown’s is extended until June 2025. A state mandate for K-3 teachers and principals are required to do 3 days of training on the foundations of reading. There is training in August and then a fall session for those who cannot attend. SEEC is developing online trainings for K-3 non reading teachers. Superintendent Lech reported on personnel changes. Gussner had a larger Kindergarten class several years ago, therefore 3 sections were made to accommodate the student need. Those students are now progressed to the next grade therefore kindergarten can be moved back to 2 sections. The teacher would transfer to an open position. Superintendent Lech reported there are 2 release of contracts on the agenda. He recommends release due the timeline to fill those positions. He also is looking at administrator staff sharing possibilities. Superintendent Lech reported meeting with SEEC regarding the after school program changes. This program is federally funded and had regulation changes. More schools are asking for funding which means less funds per pupil. Superintendent Lech is looking at providing services to more buildings for a shorter length of time which would impact more students. The other option is to have less program hours of service. Dr. Lech is thankful for SEEC working with us to figure what is the best solution. Superintendent Lech reported on the capital projects update. Superintendent Lech reported he had conversations with Heidi Budeau, Special Education Director, regarding a Behavioral Health Grant. The funds with this grant could be used to work with the Village to expand coverage form 1 day to 2 or 3 days per week to assist the 43 students on a waiting list. This also assumes that the Village is able to accommodate the additional workload with existing staffing. Superintendent Lech reported the Wellness policy is being updated and has a descriptor code change according to NDSBA. The policy has added a building level assessment. The wellness committee will review the assessments for any gaps at a specific building or as a district. Mrs. Nelson moved, seconded by Mr. Haut to approve the Capital Project Plan revisions and summer projects. Superintendent Lech reported small items were grouped together and listed in the District. The building fund balance as of April 1st is the remaining of the certificate of indebtedness, revenue of special assessment, and tax revenue. Roll call with unanimous “yes” vote. Motion carried. Mr. Haut moved, seconded by Mrs. Nelson to approve the budget revisions. Mrs. Sally Ost, Business Manager, reported ESSER I funds are done. This revision places the expenses in the correct allocation. Roll call with unanimous “yes” vote. Motion carried. Mrs. Ost presented the general fund balance sheet for board members to review. Mr. Haut moved, seconded by Mrs. Hanson to approve the monthly financial reports. Roll call with unanimous “yes” vote. Motion carried. Mr. Rohr moved, seconded by Mrs. Nelson to approve to increase .56 FTE Physical Education position to 1 FTE beginning in the 2022-2023 school year. Roll call with unanimous “yes” vote. Motion carried. Mr. Roberts moved, seconded by Mrs. Gleason to approve the release of contract for the 2022-2023 school year for Ryan Harty, Jamestown Middle School Principal, at the conclusion of the 2021-2022 contract term. Roll call with unanimous “yes” vote. Motion carried. Mrs. Gleason moved, seconded by Mrs. Nelson to approve the release of contract for the 2022-2023 school year for Meredith Schmidt, Business Teacher at Jamestown High School, at the conclusion of the 2021-2022 school year. Roll call with unanimous “yes” vote. Motion carried. Mr. Haut moved, seconded by Mrs. Gleason to approve the hire of Cohl Ringler as Agricultural Education Teacher at the James Valley Career and Technology Center, salary $45,207.77. Upon receiving North Dakota License and successful background check for the 2022-2023 school year. Roll call with unanimous “yes” vote. Motion carried. Mr. Haut moved, seconded by Mrs. Nelson to approve the hire of Marty Hochhalter as Math Teacher at the High School, salary $60,499.85. Upon a successful background check for the 2022-2023 school year. Roll call with unanimous “yes” vote. Motion carried. Mrs. Nelson moved, seconded by Mrs. Hanson to approve the second reading of GCC Protection of Pupil Rights Amendment Policy. Roll call with unanimous “yes” vote. Motion carried. Mrs. Nelson moved, seconded by Mrs. Gleason to approve the first reading of Policy FDG Dropouts and review of FDG-E JHS School withdrawal/transfer form. Roll call with unanimous “yes” vote. Motion carried. Mrs. Nelson moved, seconded by Mr. Haut to rescind AACA Section 504 Dispute Resolution Policy. Roll call with unanimous “yes” vote. Motion carried. Mrs. Nelson moved, seconded by Mr. Haut to approve the first reading of AACA Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, review of AACA-AR Section 504 Evaluation Standards and Procedures and AACA-E 504 Notice of Parent/Guardian and Student Rights. Roll call with unanimous “yes” vote. Motion carried. Mr. Haut moved, seconded by Mrs. Hanson to approve rescind of ABCC Wellness. Roll call with unanimous “yes” vote. Motion carried. Mrs. Nelson moved, seconded by Mrs. Gleason to approve the first reading of ABEA Wellness Policy, amended ABEA-AR2 Physical Activity and Recess Regulations, first reading of ABEA-AR3 Smarts Snacks in Schools and review of ABEA-E Wellness Policy Assessment. Roll call with unanimous “yes” vote. Motion carried. No further business, Vice President Larson adjourned the meeting. 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