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Park Rapids Area School Board Working Me

Park Rapids Area School Board Working Meeting Minutes Monday, April 4th, 2022 6:00 PM Frank White Education Center – Community Room Chairperson Safratowich called the Meeting to order. Members present and order to vote was Dodge, Carlson, Hoyt, Pike, Kocka & Safratowich. Principals Jeff Johnson, Shawn Andress & Mike LeMeir were present, along with Superintendent Lance Bagstad along with staff and community members. RECITED the Pledge of Allegiance APPROVED Agenda and Addendums as presented. Dodge/Hoyt HEARD Project309 Update HEARD MIST Insurance Rebate HEARD Visual Arts/Duck Stamp Recognition APPROVED Consent Items as follows: Hoyt/Kocka a. Approve Minutes of the March 21st, 2022 Regular Board Meeting b. Approve Resignation – Zach Fennel, Paraprofessional -Effective April 22nd, 2022 - ADDENDUM c. Approve Resignation – Andrea Safratowich, Paraprofessional – Effective April 22nd, 2022 d. Approve Resignation – Brian Johnson, Assistant football coach e. Approve Resignation – Charles Hrdlicka, Assistant football coach f. Approve Resignation – Nic Lembcke, 7th grade Volleyball coach g. Approve Resignation – Megan Rykhus, Assistant Girls Swimming Coach h. Approve New Hire – Jen Smith, Paraprofessional at Century Elementary i. Approve New Hire – Mikayla Magnuson, SPED HS DCD Teacher – Effective 22-23 SY j. Approve New Hire – Peter Franz, Elementary Teacher, Contingent upon licensure – effective 22-23 SY k. Approve New Hire – Stephanie Leslie, SPED MS EBD Teacher – Effective 22-23 SY l. Approve New Hire – Amy Campbell, Elementary Teacher, Contingent upon licensure – effective 22-23 SY m. Approve New Hire – Sarah Young, Head Cook – Effective 22-23 SY n. Approve Out of state travel for Matt Brandt traveling to the International Society for Technology in Education Conference to New Orleans, LA from June 26th – 29th. o. Approve Volunteer – Brian Johnson, Football Coach p. Approve Volunteer – Charlie Hrdlicka, Football Coach q. Approve First Reading Intervener, ASL Certified Interpreter, Language Facilitator Job Description r. Approve Resignation – Shawn Andress, Middle School Principal – Effective End of 21-22 SY – ADDENDUM s. Approve Resignation – Lucas Ford, 6-12 Vocal Music – Effective End of 21-22 SY – ADDENDUM t. Approve Resignation – Wyatt Sanford, Junior High Football Coach – ADDENDUM u. Approve Resignation – Randy Thompson, Assistant Varsity Football Coach - ADDENDUM v. Approve New Hire – Aryanna Wetteland, 7-12 Science Teacher – Effective 22-23 SY – ADDENDUM w. Approve Hire – Tarja Nelson, Junior High Track Coach – ADDENDUM x. Approve Hire – Chris Kirchner, Junior High Track Coach, paid for by boosters – ADDENDUM y. Approve Hire – Wyatt Sanford, Assistant Varsity Football Coach – ADDENDUM HEARD New Business: a. Approve Retirement – Raelyne Fieldsend – With regret and thanks for her 6 Years of Service to the Park Rapids School District Carlson/Dodge b. Approve Retirement – Judy Girtz – With regret and thanks for her 25 Years of Service to the Park Rapids School District Dodge/Pike c. Approve Retirement – Sharron McFarren – With regret and thanks for her 34 Years of Service to the Park Rapids School District Dodge/Carlson d. Referral and Hiring Incentives - $500 hiring bonus for anyone that stays for 6 months to a year. As well as a referral bonus of $500. That amount goes up with supervisors. We are also encouraging our current staff to get their CDL and we would give them incentives for being able to drive bus. Recommend Incentives – Dodge/Pike – All in favor, Opposed -Safratowich DONATIONS Received and Appreciated TO Park Rapids Band/Choir FROM Start of the North (Marine Corps League) AMOUNT/ITEM $2500 RECESSED to closed session at – 6:36 PM OPENED the Closed Session – 6:43 PM Dodge/Pike CLOSED the Closed session – 7:35 PM Carlson/Pike ADJOURN at 7:36 PM Kocka/Hoyt (May 18, 2022) 63958