April 2018




Regular School Board Meeting

Comfrey Public School

April 16, 2018


Members Present: Hesse, Nachreiner, Peterson, Samuelson, Simon and Superintendent Hutchison.

Member Absent: Toll.

Also Present: J. Anderson, M. Menth, and D. Krueger.

Chairman Samuelson called the meeting to order at 7:30 pm.

The reading of Comfrey Public School’s Vision and Mission Statements was read.

Recognition of Donations: Several have been received for the Twins and BPA trips.

Consent Agenda:

            Agenda for April 16, 2018.

            Bills in the amount of $78,422.40 and Payroll related check for April were available at meeting time.    

            Minutes of the March 19, 2018 Regular Meeting.

            Minutes of the April 9, 2018 Special Meeting.

Motion to approve by Nachreiner, Hesse. M/C

Approval of T & C Service Center bill for $358.50 – no action needed.

Public Forum: none.

Approve Active Shooter addition for Crisis Plan – second reading.

Approval of probationary teacher-Rachel Ryberg. Motion to approve the renewal of her contract for another year by Simon, Nachreiner. M/C

Approval of probationary teacher-Isaac Hildebrandt.  Motion to approve the renewal of his contract for another year by Peterson, Hesse. M/C

Approval of probationary teacher-Morganne Mattison.  Motion to approve the renewal of her contract for another year by Hesse, Nachreiner. M/C

Approve resignation of Jared Anderson.  Motion to approve his resignation by Simon, Peterson. M/C

Approval of continuing contract status for Jordan Berg.  Motion to approve continuing contract by Nachreiner, Hesse. M/C

Approval of requests for extended summer hours.

            Motion to approve Janelle Tews up to 80 hours by Peterson, Nachreiner. M/C

            Motion to approve Beth Griffis up to 60 hours by Simon, Hesse. M/C

            Motion to approve Tammy Hesse up to 18 days by Peterson, Hesse.  M/C

            Motion to approve Linda Schwab up to 10 days by Simon, Nachreiner. M/C

            Motion to approve Dan Hup up to 40 hours by Hesse, Peterson. M/C

Gym rental policy was discussed.

Change date or time of May meeting. Motion to move the regular school board meeting from 7:30 pm to after the Music Concert on May 21.  Nachreiner, Hesse. M/C

Additional Snow Days.  If we need to use more snow days; use extra flexible staff day.  Motion by Peterson, seconded by Simon. M/C

Administrator’s Report was given by Superintendent Hutchison.


            Committee Reports

                                Negotiations: none.

                                Meet and Confer: none.

                                Community Ed: none.

                                Pairing and Sharing: none.

                                Harold Anderson: none.

                                Appeals: none.

                                Library: held meeting on March 26.

                                Academic and Curriculum: none.

                                Policy: none.

                                Buildings and Grounds: none.


            Motion to adjourn at 8:36 p.m.


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            Pete Samuelson, Chairman                                      Marilyn Peterson, Clerk