A regular meeting of the Carrington School District #49 Board of Education was held on August 11, 2020, at 4:00 P.M. in the high school library.  Present:  Kevin Wolsky, Angela Kutz, Tonia Erickson, Randy Hooey, and Joel Lemer.  Absent: None.  Kimary Edland recorded the minutes.

It was moved by Kutz, seconded by Wolsky and carried (all voting yes on a voice vote) to approve the minutes from July 21, 2020 and July 27, 2020.

Financial reports for the Activity Fund, Special Reserve, Building, Special Assessment, Capital Projects, General, and Hot Lunch Funds were reviewed.  It was moved by Wolsky, seconded by Erickson and carried (all voting yes on a voice vote) to accept the reports as presented.

It was moved by Wolsky, seconded by Kutz and carried (all voting yes on a voice vote) to approve the check registers and payment of bills.

Mrs. Helseth presented updates on East Central Negotiations, summer school, the ice cream social, and approval of Schoolwide Title along with beginning of the year activities including connecting math concepts, PowerSchool grade book training, new teacher meeting, substitute teacher meeting, para meeting, 504/health care meetings and plans, and reported that she virtually attended the admin boot camp and Title IX training.

Mr. Roach presented updates on beginning of year school events including 7th grade orientation, 8-12 registration, Student Council Senior Cabinet meeting, fall sports, substitute teacher meeting, and staff professional development days.

Mr. Kuehn reported on the classified staff meeting, professional development days, that he virtually attended the NDCEL Bootcamp, that Valley Service Plumbing was here to install the supply and return pipes for the backup fuel source for the boilers, that he has been meeting with Mrs. Helseth and Mr. Roach on back to school preparation, and that the custodians have done an outstanding job of getting the facility ready.

Transportation Committee:  Kevin Wolsky and Tonia Erickson reported on the meeting from August 3, 2020 where the committee discussed summer maintenance of vehicles, bus routes and city stops, bus conduct rules, emergency exit drills, school closure vs route delays and unsafe road conditions, bus stops in yards, school bus idling policy A-350, pre-trip inspection, starting of buses and Covid-19.

Discussion was held on the Health and Safety Plan.  The board recessed and 6:10 p.m. and reconvened at 6:17 p.m.  It was moved by Erickson, seconded by Kutz and carried (all members voting yes on a voice vote) to approve the plan as presented.

After reviewing the Distance Learning Plan, it was moved by Hooey, seconded by Wolsky and carried (all members voting yes on voice vote) to approve the Distance Learning Plan as presented.

It was moved by Wolsky, seconded by Erickson and carried (all members voting yes on voice vote) to approve a no tuition agreement with transportation for a student from Kensal School District to attend Carrington School District.

It was moved by Hooey, seconded by Erickson to approve a no tuition agreement for two students from Carrington School District to attend Medina School District.

It was moved by Wolsky, seconded by Erickson and carried (all members voting yes on voice vote) to approve the Consolidated Application for federal funds as presented.

It was moved by Hooey, seconded by Erickson and carried (all members voting yes on voice vote) to approve the first reading of the 2020/21 budget.

The next regular meeting of the Board of Education will be September 8, 2020 at 4:00 p.m.  Tonia Erickson left at 7:40 P.M.

The Board toured the facility.

Adjourn at 8:45 P.M.

 

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Joel Lemer, Board President                                                Kimary Edland, Business Manager