ISD #2689 School Board
April 24, 2023
SUMMARY OF MINUTES OF THE REGULAR SCHOOL BOARD MEETING
OF INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT #2689,
PIPESTONE COUNTY, PIPESTONE, MINNESOTA
A regular meeting of the School Board, ISD #2689, was held in the MS/HS Media Center on April 24, 2023 at 7:00 p.m. The following members were present: Katie Wiese, Chrissy DeBates, Daphne Likness, Mark Hiniker, Lance Oye, and Brad Carson. Absent – Randy Erdman. Also present – Ex-Officio Kevin Enerson, Jacque Kennedy, Melany Wellnitz, Jennifer Moravetz, Deb Peschon, Kyle Kuphal, and Nancy Stiles. Chairman Carson called the meeting to order. Motion by DeBates, second by Wiese, approved the agenda as presented. Motion carried unanimously. Public Forum – None. Presentation – None. Motion by Oye, second by DeBates, approved all items in the Consent Agenda. Motion carried unanimously. Items approved were minutes of the March 27, 2023 regular school board meeting; minutes of the April 10, 2023 special school board meeting; contract for Matti Boomgaarden, Ag teacher and Co-FFA Advisor; resignation from Tyler Johnson, MS/HS Art Teacher; resignation from Taylor Heidebrink, 4th Grade Teacher; and resignation from Collin Hoppe, HS Social Teacher.
Financials – The budget year-to-date shows expenditures as of April 19, 2023 at $11,263,557.48 or 69%. This is non-action. The treasurer’s report for month ended March 31, 2023 has a cash balance of $8,483,471.71. Motion by Wiese, second by Likness, approved the treasurer’s report. Motion carried unanimously. Bills paid through April 17, 2023 totaled $407,373.75. Motion by DeBates, second by Oye, approved payment of the regular monthly bills. Motion carried unanimously. High School Activity bills paid through April 17, 2023 totaled $14,332.86. Motion by Oye, second by Wiese, approved payment of the high school activity bills. Motion carried unanimously.
Board and Administrative reports were given. April enrollment is 1097. Discussion Items – In regard to the bond money, the board would like to wait and see what projects cost before they decide on what the projects will be. This information should be available at the next meeting.
Board Action – First readings on policies 203.1 – School Board Procedures; Rules of Order; 203.6 – Consent Agendas; and 516.5 – Overdose Medication. These were non-action as they are a first reading. Approve Policies – 304 – Superintendent Contract, Duties, and Evaluation; 306 – Administrator Code of Ethics; 424 – License Status; 502 – Search of Student Lockers, Desks, Personal Possessions, and Students Person; 505 – Distribution of Non-School-Sponsored Materials on School Premises by Students and Employees; 510 – School Activities; 511 – Student Fundraising; 512 – School Sponsored Student Publications and Activities; 518 – DNR-DNI Orders; 526 – Hazing Prohibition; 530 – Immunization Requirements; 551- Activity Academic Ineligibility and Prohibition; 722 – Public Data Requests; 807 – Health and Safety; 901 – Community Education; 902 – Use of School District Facilities and Equipment; 903 – Visitors to School District Buildings and Sites. Motion by DeBates, second by Wiese, to approve the seventeen (17) policies listed. Motion carried unanimously. Resolution Approving Gifts to the School – Christ the King Lutheran Church, $100.00 to the Wellness Room; Stout and Evink; $30.00 for Teacher Appreciation Week; and Pipestone Publishing Company, Inc.$1,345.00 to Athletic Help Fund from spring poster. Motion by Wiese, second by Likness, approved gifts to the high school. Motion carried unanimously. Resolution Approving Gifts to High School Activities – CHS, Donation of $100.00 to Robotics. Motion by DeBates, second by Oye, approved gifts to high school activities. Motion carried unanimously. Motion by DeBates, second by Wiese, to approve the traditional (option 1) calendar for the 2023-2024 school year. Motion carried unanimously. Motion by Wiese, second by DeBates, to approve the lease agreement with Pipestone Country Club. Motion carried unanimously.
Adjourn – Motion by DeBates, second by Likness, to adjourn (7:42 p.m.). Motion carried unanimously.
Approved and dated by the board May 22, 2023.
Deb Peschon, Recording Secretary
A full text of the minutes is available for public inspection in the District Office of Pipestone Area Schools or by mail.
A full copy of the resolutions approving gifts are available upon request.