October 12, 2021

The Pelican Rapids Board of Education held a regular meeting on October 12, 2021 in the media center at the high school at 6 p.m. Board members present: Jon Karger, Anne Peterson, Molly Welch, Brenda Olson, and Brittany Dokken. Members Absent: Greg Larson

Others Present: Brian Korf, Rudy Martinez, Derrick Nelson, Emily Evenson, Lou Hoglund, Sean Fitzsimmons, Terra Fitzsimmons.

The meeting was called to order at 6:32 p.m. and the pledge of allegiance was led by Jon Karger.

Brenda Olson moved to approve the meeting agenda. The motion was seconded by Brittany Dokken and carried with all members present voting in favor.

Acknowledgements:

-Viking Gala Committee

-Hall of Fame Committee

-Lois Aas – For 28 years of service to the students, staff, and community of ISD 548

Administrative reports:

A. Elementary Principal/AD, Mr. Derrick Nelson

B. Finance Director, Mr. Rudy Martinez

C. Superintendent/HS Principal, Mr. Brian Korf

Anne Peterson moved to approve the consent agenda consisting of the following items:

A. Approve board minutes – September 20, 2021 Regular Meeting Minutes

B. Financial claims -September bills

C. Treasurer’s report

D. Accept donations:

Viking Elementary Student Supplies – $95.00 – Faith Lutheran Church WELCA; Purchase of Tree – $110.00 in Memory of Don Steeves – Trevor Steeves

E. Personnel:

Approve hire of Bridgette Peasley as Special Education Driver; Approve leave of absence for Lauren Holleman – Approx. January 19, 2022 – April 8, 2022

F. Approve the following lane change requests:

Kathryn Albright BA+20(S) to BA+30(S); Kim Nelson MA+10(S) to MA+20(S); Lisa Petznick  MA+10(S) to MA+20(S); Andy Rarick MA to MA+10(S); Jill Roisum MA+10(S) to MA+20(S); Sheri Meester MA to MA+10(S); Abigail Mooney BA to BA+10(S); Teressa Schlieman MA to MA+10(S); Cody Shaffer BA+10(S) to BA+20(S); Jessica Sjostrom MA to MA+10(S); Ryan Syverson MA to MA+10(S); Angie Westby MA to MA+10(S)

G. Approve the 2021-22 Collaborative Agreement with WCMCA Head Start

The motion was seconded by Molly Welch and carried with all members voting in favor with a roll call vote.

Anne Peterson motioned to approve the purchase of property at 313 S Broadway Pelican Rapids MN 56572. The motion was seconded by Molly Welch and carried with all present members voting in favor with a roll call vote.

Anne Peterson motioned to approve the first reading of the 721 Federal Procurement Policy. The motion was seconded by Brittany Dokken and carried with all present members voting in favor with a roll call vote.

Anne Peterson motioned to approve the 2020-21 Community Education report. The motion was seconded by Brenda Olson and carried with all present members voting in favor with a roll call vote.

Brenda Olson motioned to approve the 2021-2022 Fundraisers and Overnight Trips. The motion was seconded by Anne Peterson and carried with all present members voting in favor with a roll call vote.

Brittany Dokken made a motion to adjourn. The motion was seconded by Brenda Olson and carried with all members voting in favor with a roll call vote.

Jon Karger, Chair 

Brenda Olson, Clerk

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