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					Unapproved 05-11-06                                                                         Approved 06-07-06
                  DICKINSON-IRON INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL DISTRICT
                     BOARD OF EDUCATION - REGULAR MEETING
                             WEDNESDAY, MAY 10, 2006


MEMBERS PRESENT           Hans Baij, Nancy deKoster, Lisa Koon-Bloomburg, Darlene Lombardini, Don
                          Sartorelli, Robert Witter

MEMBERS ABSENT            Don Autio

OTHERS PRESENT            Johanna Ostwald, Paul Bonsall, Dean Ruohomaki, Laura Fortner, Gail Marinoff,
                          Janine Lambon, Rob Cooper, Terry Alatalo, Sarah Marshall, Colleen Holmes, Wendy
                          Warmuth

CALL TO ORDER             President Baij called the Regular Meeting to order at 7:00 p.m.

AGENDA APPROVAL           Moved by N. deKoster, supported by D. Lombardini to approve the agenda as
                          revised.
                          MOTION CARRIED 6-0        ABSENT - 1

MINUTES                   Moved by R. Witter, supported by N. deKoster to approve the minutes of the April 5,
                          2006 Regular Meeting as presented.
                          MOTION CARRIED 6-0           ABSENT - 1

INVOICES                  Moved by D. Sartorelli, supported by D. Lombardini to approve the invoices for
                          payment as follows: General Services - $31,836.55, Special Education - $57,023.26,
                          Technical Education - $38,727.59, Early Childhood Education - $37,400.28,
                          Electronic Payments - $22,559.00
                          MOTION CARRIED 6-0            ABSENT - 1

FINANCIAL REPORT &        Moved by D. Sartorelli, supported by L. Koon-Bloomburg to approve the financial
BUDGET ADJUSTMENTS        report and budget adjustments as presented
                          MOTION CARRIED 6-0            ABSENT - 1

PUBLIC PARTICIPATION      Rob Cooper declined public comment.

PROFESSIONAL              Mountain Man Rendezvous presentation by North Dickinson staff, students and
PRESENTATION              presenters.

BOARD COMMITTEE REPORTS   Personnel, Building & Site, and Policy Committee Reports were presented.

WALL                      Moved by R. Witter, supported by N. deKoster to accept the recommendation to
CONSTRUCTION/RENOVATION   reject all bids as presented.
BID RECOMMENDATION - TE   MOTION CARRIED 6-0            ABSENT - 1

                          Moved by R. Witter, supported by D. Lombardini to grant permission to solicit Tech
                          Center wall construction/renovation bids with new specifications and authorize the
                          Building and Site Committee to publicly open and analyze all bids and bring a
                          recommendation to the June 7, 2006 Board Meeting.
                          MOTION CARRIED 6-0            ABSENT - 1


SUMMER MAINTENANCE        Moved by D. Lombardini, supported by N. deKoster to approve the recommendation
STAFF - TE                to hire Tim O’Leary to fill the summer maintenance position at a rate of $8.50 per
                          hour, step 2 as presented.
                          MOTION CARRIED 6-0            ABSENT - 1
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COPIER BIDS - GF                   Moved by D. Sartorelli, supported by N. deKoster to refer the copier bids to the
                                   Business Office and Technology staff for analysis so they may report back to the
                                   Building and Site Committee. Permission is granted to the Building and Site
                                   Committee to award the bid if specifications are met.
                                   MOTION CARRIED 6-0             ABSENT - 1

SUMMER PROGRAM                     Moved by R. Witter, supported by L. Koon-Bloomburg to approve the
INSTRUCTIONAL AIDES - SE           recommendation to hire Randall Mattson, Lisa Carubini, Laura Doney, Lori
                                   Sorenson, Kathy Berger and Tera Maynard to fill the instructional aide positions for
                                   the Special Education Severely Cognitively Impaired Summer Program as presented.
                                   MOTION CARRIED 6-0            ABSENT - 1

SUMMER SCIENCE CAMP                Moved by L. Koon-Bloomburg, supported by N. deKoster to grant permission to post
POSITIONS - GF                     and temporarily hire, pending full Board approval, Summer Science Camp positions
                                   as presented.
                                   MOTION CARRIED 6-0            ABSENT - 1

RESCHEDULE JUNE BOARD              Moved by R. Witter, supported by D. Lombardini to grant permission to reschedule
MEETINGS                           the Regular & Truth in Taxation Board Meeting to June 7, 2006 and schedule a
                                   Special Board Meeting on June 28, 2006 as presented.
                                   MOTION CARRIED 6-0           ABSENT - 1

EMPLOYEE RETIREMENT                Moved by R. Witter, supported by D. Lombardini to accept the retirement request of
REQUEST - ECE                      Elizabeth Stack, Director of Early Childhood Education, with deep regret effective
                                   June 30, 2006 as presented.
                                   MOTION CARRIED 6-0            ABSENT - 1

DIRECTOR OF EARLY                  Moved by R. Witter, supported by N. deKoster to grant permission to post internally
CHILDHOOD EDUCATION                for the position of Director of Early Childhood Education as presented
POSTING - ECE                      MOTION CARRIED 6-0               ABSENT - 1

CREATE FULL-TIME LEAD              Moved by R. Witter, supported by N. deKoster to grant permission to merge 2 half-
HEAD START COORDINATOR             time positions (Head Start Lead Classroom Coordinator and Home-Base Coordinator)
WITH HOME-BASE                     into 1 full-time position (Lead Head Start Coordinator with Home-Base
RESPONSIBILITIES POSITION -        Responsibilities) as presented.
ECE                                MOTION CARRIED 6-0              ABSENT - 1

POST LEAD HEAD START               Moved by D. Lombardini, supported by D. Sartorelli to grant permission to post
COORDINATOR WITH HOME-             internally for the position of full-time Lead Head Start Coordinator with Home-base
BASE RESPONSIBILITIES - ECE        Responsibilities as presented.
                                   Ayes – 6         Nays – 0        Absent – 1

COMPUTER AND SOFTWARE              Moved by D. Sartorelli, supported by L. Koon-Bloomburg to grant permission to
PURCHASE - ECE                     purchase computers, software, and configuration at a cost not to exceed $16,310.94 as
                                   presented.
                                   MOTION CARRIED 6-0            ABSENT - 1

PROBATIONARY                       Moved by D. Lombardini, supported by N. deKoster to approve the TE continued
RECOMMENDATIONS - TE               probationary teacher status recommendations 2006-2007 as presented: 8th Year –
                                   Randy VandenHeuvel, 2nd Year – Tim O’Leary, Sherie Courchaine, Robert Jayne.
                                   MOTION CARRIED 6-0            ABSENT - 1

PROBATIONARY                       Moved by N. deKoster, supported by D. Sartorelli to approve the SE continued
RECOMMENDATIONS - SE               probationary teacher status recommendations 2006-2007 as presented: 2nd Year –
                                   Lily Anderson, and recognize that Michele Brant has achieved tenure status.
                                   MOTION CARRIED 6-0            ABSENT - 1
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SPRAY BOOTH/FIRE                   Moved by D. Lombardini, supported by L. Koon-Bloomburg to grant permission to
SUPPRESSION SYSTEM                 incur the additional Spray Booth/Fire Suppression System expenses not to exceed
EXPENSE - TE                       $1500 as presented.
                                   MOTION CARRIED 6-0           ABSENT - 1

WELDING TECHNOLOGIES               Moved by N. deKoster, supported by L. Koon-Bloomburg to grant permission to
PROGRAM SUPPLY BIDS - TE           solicit bids for the Welding Technologies program supplies for the 2006-2007
                                   program year as presented.
                                   MOTION CARRIED 6-0          ABSENT - 1

GRAPHIC COMMUNICATIONS             Moved by D. Lombardini, supported by R. Witter to grant permission to solicit bids
PROGRAM SUPPLY BIDS – TE           for the Graphic Communications program supplies for the 2006-2007 program year
                                   as presented.
                                   MOTION CARRIED 6-0          ABSENT - 1

STAFF OVERNIGHT, OUT OF            Moved by R. Witter, supported by D. Lombardini to grant permission for staff
STATE TRAVEL & EXPENSES –          overnight, out of state travel for Randy VanDenHeuvel to attend a VEX Robotics
TE                                 Systems Training August 6-10, 2006 in Pittsburgh, PA at an approximate cost of
                                   $1650.00.
                                   MOTION CARRIED 6-0             ABSENT - 1

DIISD/NEOLA                        A first reading was presented to the Board on new/revised/replacement
BYLAWS/POLICIES                    DIISD/NEOLA Bylaws/Policies: 1) 1140 (0144.3)-Conflict of Interest (revised
                                   bylaw), 2) 1130-Conflict of Interest (revised policy), 3) 1220-Employment of the
                                   Superintendent (revised policy), 4) 3120-Employment of Professional Staff (revised
                                   policy), 5) 3120.04-Employment of Substitutes – Professional Staff (revised policy),
                                   6) 3121-Criminal History Record Check – Professional Staff (revised policy), 7)
                                   3121.01- Criminal Conviction Review – Professional Staff (new policy), 8) 3140-
                                   Termination and Resignation – Professional Staff (revised policy), 9) 4120-
                                   Employment of Support Staff – Support Staff (revised policy), 10) 4120.04-
                                   Employment of Substitutes – Support Staff (revised policy), 11) 4121-Criminal
                                   History Record Check – Support Staff (revised policy), 12) 4121.01-Criminal
                                   Conviction Review – Support Staff (new policy), 13) 4140-Termination and
                                   Resignation – Support Staff (revised policy), 14) 5330-Use of Medications (revised
                                   policy), 15) 7217-Weapons (revised policy), 16) 8210-School Calendar (corrected
                                   policy), 17) 8310-Public Records (revised policy), 18) 8400-School Safety
                                   Information (revised policy), 19) 8510-Wellness (new policy)


INFORMATION AND                    Departmental Reports were noted.
COMMUNICATIONS

SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT            Superintendent Ostwald thanked Sarah Marshall and Jana Underwood for their recent
                                   presentation on Autism Spectrum Disorder to the Iron Mountain-Kingsford Rotary
                                   Club. Superintendent Ostwald updated the Board on the Consolidation of Services
                                   Committee Matrix between ISD/MDE and LEAs. Professional Development for
                                   Mandated High School Curriculum will be a part of this, with U.P. ISDs cooperating
                                   on this.    Superintendent Ostwald will continue to serve as the Region 1
                                   Representative on the MAISA Council for 2006-2007. Superintendent Ostwald
                                   mentioned the Great Start for Kids check presentation is set for 10:00 a.m. at the
                                   Willis Center on Friday, May 19, 2006. The next Superintendent’s Roundtable is
                                   scheduled to be hosted at the DIISD on May 22 nd where there will be a telephone
                                   conference with Representative Casperson. Superintendent Ostwald reminded the
                                   Board of the groundbreaking ceremony for Bay West Campus is set for Friday, May
                                   26th, 2006 at 11:00 a.m. Superintendent Ostwald updated the Board on the PTFP
                                   Grant and the TE Auto Technologies Car Show and SE Life Skills Program Open
                                   House. Superintendent Ostwald gave a Legislative update. The latest House
                                   proposal calls for an additional $230 in per-pupil funding (compared to last year) with
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                                   a discussion of opening up the school Aid Fund to use for colleges and universities.
                                   They may have the budget completed by the end of June. President Baij thanked
                                   Claude Siders, Superintendent of North Dickinson Schools, for hosting the DIISD
                                   Board of Education this evening. The Superintendent also thanked staff, board and
                                   administration for a great 2005-2006 school year.

ADJOURN                            There being no further business it was moved by R. Witter to adjourn the meeting at
                                   8:50 p.m.


Respectfully submitted,




Darlene Lombardini, Secretary
DICKINSON-IRON ISD BOARD OF EDUCATION


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