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JAMESTOWN SCHOOL BOARD Regular Meeting O

JAMESTOWN SCHOOL BOARD Regular Meeting Official Minutes School board members: Mrs. Larson, Mrs. Hanson, Mrs. Nelson, Robert Lech, Superintendent, Mr. Tweten, Mr. Roberts, Mr. Wegner, Mr. Stilwell did a facility tour of the Middle School. School board meeting on Monday, October 3, 2022 at 5:15 pm in the Thompson Community room in the Middle School. Present: Mrs. Larson, President, Mr. Tweten, Vice President, Diane Hanson, Gayle Nelson, Aaron Roberts, Jason Rohr, Robert Lech, Superintendent and Sally Ost, Business Manager. Absent were Roger Haut and Steve Veldkamp. Guests: Adam Gehlhar, Brad Hohnadel, Susan Corbell. President Larson called the meeting to order and welcomed the audience, Jason Linz, Bluejay Channel and Amy Neustel, Administrative Assistant. Mrs. Nelson moved, seconded by Mr. Rohr to approve the consent agenda which consisted of September 19, 2022 regular board meeting minutes, September 27, 2022 special board meeting minutes, payment of bills, and an open enrollment application for a Pre-K student to attend Medina Public School for the 2022-2023 school year. Roll call with unanimous “yes” vote. Motion carried. The Board recognized employees, Susan Corbell and Bradley Hohnadel, for their 10 years of service to Jamestown Public Schools. Thank you, Susan and Bradley for your hard work. Mr. Gehlhar, High School Principal and Director of Career and Technology Center, reported on the Choice Ready which is a component in our accountability system for growth in our students. ESSA has different growth models for elementary, middle school and high school. Choice Ready has several levels to see growth as a goal for a student. Essential skills is the first step to move forward to guide a student in a more detailed course for after graduation goals. Students will need to qualify through different areas per skill set. There are 3 skill sets to focus toward: post secondary, workforce or military readiness. There are different assessment requirements per skill set. Superintendent Lech reported on two teachers working with students to provide child care services for the professional development day on October 10th for employees. It is a pilot to see if it fits a void on those days employees need to come and there is no school for students. Superintendent Lech reported that details on facility projects are in his report to review. There will be an amended AIA due to late supply issues. Superintendent Lech reported on a state fund analysis to assist board members to better understand the state funding formula changes. Superintendent Lech reported on a DKEA Exit Interview policy, which will give human resources more feed back when employees leave the district. There will be a report shared with administrators and a report to the board at the end of the school year. Mr. Nelson moved, seconded by Mr. Roberts to approve the 2022-2023 final budget. Mrs. Ost shared a break down per fund. Appropriations General Fund $37,505,336.38 Special Reserve $199,537.00 Building Fund $7,858,243.06 Debt Service $292,540.00 Food Service $1,633,107.00 Activities/Athletics $1,087,745.00 Health Insurance $3,670,000.00 James Valley CTC $1,375,692.67 Roll call vote: Gleason, yes; Hanson, yes; Larson, yes; Rohr, yes; Nelson, yes; Tweten, yes; Roberts, yes. Passed 7-0. Motion carried. Mr. Roberts moved, seconded by Mrs. Nelson to approve the 2022-2023 Resolution for Tax Levies. Mill Levy value as of 9/29/2022 is $83,293 Tax Levy: 1. General Levy 70 mills $5,850,000.00 2. Building Levy 10 mills $850,000.00 3. High School Tuition Levy 7 mills $585,000.00 4. Miscellaneous Mill Levy 12 mills $1,000,000.00 5. Special Assessments 3 mills $250,000.00 Roll call vote with unanimous “yes” vote. Motion carried. Mrs. Nelson moved, seconded by Mr. Rohr to approve the extended contract for Amy Tarno, six sections in semester 1 for Business including one extra section of computer applications at a salary of $4,211.74. Roll call with unanimous “yes” vote. Motion carried. President Larson shared the information on the superintendent evaluation timeline. A horizontal advancement report was given to the board to review. Mrs. Nelson moved, seconded by Mrs. Hanson to approve the second reading of ACBF – Medical Marijuana policy. Roll call with unanimous “yes” vote. Motion carried. Mrs. Nelson moved, seconded by Mr. Tweten to approve the first reading of DKEA Exit Interview policy. The board reviewed the exit interview questionnaire DKEA-E. Roll call with unanimous “yes” vote. Motion carried. Mrs. Nelson moved, seconded by Mr. Roberts to approve a tuition agreement for a kindergartner and 4th grade students to attend Kensal Public School for the 2022-2023 school year. Roll call with unanimous “yes” vote. Motion carried. Mr. Tweten moved, seconded by Mrs. Nelson to approve a tuition agreement for a Kindergartner to attend Kensal Public School for the 2022-2023 school year. Roll call with unanimous “yes” vote. Motion carried. No further business, President Larson adjourned the meeting. (Oct. 26, 2022) 114893