PRINCETON SCHOOL DISTRICT #477
September 24th School Board Minutes
Call to order and Pledge of Allegiance
The regular meeting of the School Board of District #477 was called to order by Chair Deb Ulm on the 24th day of September 2013, at 7:00 p.m. in the District Office Board Room. Members Present: Deb Ulm, Jeremy Miller, Eric Minks, Chuck Nagle, Howard Vaillancourt, Chad Young, and Craig Johnson.
Others present: Superintendent Julia Espe, Director of Business Services Michelle Czech. Absent: Student Council Rep Gabrielle Foede. Citizen Comments: Chuck Nagle regarding Information Access.
APPROVE AGENDA Motion by Howard Vaillancourt and seconded by Chad Young, to approve the agenda as presented. Motion passed unanimously.
Discuss and act on previous board meeting minutes. Motion by Howard Vaillancourt and seconded by Craig Johnson, to approve the September 10, 2013 Regular School Board meeting minutes. Motion passed unanimously.
CONSENT AGENDA Motion was made by Chad Young and seconded by Jeremy Miller, to approve the consent agenda items: Gifts, Personnel, Fundraiser, Non-Resident Student Agreements, Field Trip(s), Bills, Wire Transfers, Treasurers Cash Flow Report, Grant received, and Fall Musical Fees. Upon roll call the motion passed unanimously.
Annual Report – Curriculum, Instruction, and Student Performance. Motion was made by Howard Vaillancourt and seconded by Jeremy Miller to approve the 2012-13 Annual Report. Motion passed unanimously.
Senior Citizens Passes . Motion was made by Howard Vaillancourt and seconded by Craig Johnson to approve the senior citizens passes effective October 1, 2013. Motion passed unanimously.
Preliminary Levy. Whereas, Pursuant to Minnesota Statutes the School Board of Independent School District No. 477, Princeton Minnesota, is authorized to make the following preliminary tax levies. Now therefore, be it resolved by the School Board of Independent School District No. 477, Minnesota to levy the Preliminary Maximum Levy to be levied in 2013 to be collected in 2014. The Princeton School Board is authorized to certify the proposed maximum levy to the County Auditors of Mille Lacs, Isanti, Sherburne, and Benton Counties. Motion was made by Jeremy Miller and seconded by Eric Minks to approve the Preliminary Levy. Upon roll call the following voted in favor of: Howard Vaillancourt, Craig Johnson, Chad Young, Deb Ulm, Chuck Nagle, Eric Minks, and Jeremy Miller.
General Obligation School Building Refunding Bonds, Series 2013A
Motion was made by Jeremy Miller and seconded by Craig Johnson to approve the Resolution providing for the sale of general obligation school building refunding bonds, Series 2013A. By roll call the following voted in favor of: Howard Vaillancourt, Craig Johnson, Chad Young, Deb Ulm, Chuck Nagle, Eric Minks, and Jeremy Miller. Motion passed unanimously.
Meetings to be set – Truth and Taxation Hearing date was agreed to be held on December 17, 2013 at the Regular Board Meeting at 7:00 p.m.
Additions to the Agenda – None
Adjourn – Motion was made by Howard Vaillancourt and seconded by Jeremy Miller to close the regular school board meeting and enter into a closed board of education workshop session at 8:10 p.m. Chair Deb Ulm
Recorder: Bridget Sorensen
Clerk Chad Young
Published in the
Princeton Union Eagle
September 17, 2013
PRINCETON SCHOOL DISTRICT #477