Regular School Board Meeting
Comfrey Public School
January 26, 2015
  • Members Present: Schumacher, Samuelson, Meyer, Nachreiner, Toll, Peterson, Supt. Hutchison.
  • Members Absent: None.
  • Also Present: I. Wielenberg, T. Holub, A. Taubert.
  • Chair Schumacher called the meeting to order at 7:35 pm.
  • Recognition of Donations: $1,000 from the Darfur Sportsman’s Club for the Music Dept.; and $20.00 in memory of Richard Pidde for athletic field concession building.
  • Consent Agenda:
    • Add to agenda 7.8, 7.9 and 7.10.
    • Bills in the amount of $38,016.07 and payroll $139,121.15 for January.
    • Minutes of December 15, 2014 regular meeting: Motion to approve Meyer/Samuelson. M/C
  • Approval of T & C Service Center Bill: Approve bill in the amount of $774.67 by Nachreiner, Peterson. Abstain by Toll. M/C
  • Public Forum: N/A
Old Business
  • Accept bid for red van: Motion to approve $1,175.00 bid by Eugene Ranweiler. Meyer, Samuelson. M/C  6 sealed bids were submitted and opened at meeting.
New Business
  • 2014-2015 Budget Revision: $2,224,307.00 was approved as presented Meyer, Samuelson. M/C
  • Set time for budget work session: Motion to set Thursday, March 5, 2015 at 7:00 pm Nachreiner, Meyer. M/C
  • Initial revenue for 2014-2015: Presented by Superintendent Hutchison.
  • Approve signature for safety deposit box at Choice Financial: Motion to approve Kirsten Hutchison by Meyer, Peterson. M/C
  • Approve relocation of fuel tank: Motion to have Crystal Valley remove tank.  Samuelson, Nachreiner. M/C
  • Approve Laural Koenig as library committee member: Motion to approve Laural Koenig as library committee member. Meyer, Nachreiner. M/C
  • Report on MSBA Convention: Peterson and Samuelson gave reports on the sessions they attended at the Convention.
  • Resolution authorizing the dissolution of the Red Rock Ridge Learning Center and termination of the joint powers agreement: Meyer introduced the resolution and moved its adoption. The motion was seconded by Samuelson and the following voted in favor: Schumacher, Toll, Peterson, Nachreiner, Meyer and Samuelson.  The following voted against: none. The resolution was duly noted and passed.
  • Compensation for Supt. Hutchison: Motion was made to discuss compensation. Samuelson, Toll. Motion was then made to compensate Supt. Hutchison for 10 additional days per contract at $311.00 per day.  Meyer, Peterson. M/C
  • Budget work session readdressed: Date changed to March 12, 2015.
  • Superintendent’s Review: Motion was made to close the meeting next month to do review with Supt. Hutchison.  Pederson, Samuelson. M/C
 Administrator’s Report
  • Proclamation on Paraprofessional Recognition Week.
  • Goal update.
Committee Reports
  • Negotiations: No meeting.
  • Meet and Confer: No meeting.
  • Community Ed: Drivers training fees are increasing to $140.00 for classroom and $180.00 for behind-the-wheel for students attending Comfrey and $230.00 for students not attending Comfrey.
  • Pairing and Sharing: No meeting.
  • Harold Anderson: No meeting.
  • Appeals: No meeting.
  • Library: Laural Koenig will be school representative.
  • Academic and Curriculum: No meeting.
  • Policy: No meeting.
  • Buildings and Grounds: No meeting.
Motion to adjourn at 8:45 p.m.
Respectfully submitted by:
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Loren Schumacher, Chair                                       Andrea Toll, Clerk