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Reorganization


  The Reorganizational Meeting of Independent School District #2854 was called to order at 7:00 a.m. on
Tuesday, January 12, 2016, by Superintendent Michael Kolness in the Ada-Borup High School Board Room,
Ada, Minnesota. Superintendent Michael Kolness declared a quorum.


Members present: Nancy Merkens, Gretchen Rockstad, Blair Stoltman, Mick Thompson
Members absent: Linda Bergee, Dena Bishop
Administration present: Mike Kolness, Kelly Anderson, Margaret Dosland.


I. Election of Officers:
On a motion by N. Merkens seconded by M. Thompson; approve Blair Stoltman as Chairperson. UC
On a motion by N. Merkens seconded by B. Stoltman; approve Gretchen Rockstad as Vice-Chair. UC
On a motion by G. Rockstad seconded by N. Merkens; approve Mick Thompson as Treasurer. UC
On a motion by G. Rockstad seconded by M. Thompson; approve Nancy Merkens as Clerk. UC

II. On a motion by G. Rockstad seconded by N. Merkens; approve the following:
Official Newspaper - Norman County Index
School Depositories -American Federal Bank, Bank of the West, Frandsen Bank, MSDLAF, PMA. UC

II. On a motion by M. Thompson seconded by N. Merkens; approve the following:
Location of Notices - North Door of Ada-Borup Elementary School,
South Door of Ada-Borup High School
Regular Meeting Day and Time - 2nd Tuesday of each month, time as scheduled. UC

IV. On a motion by N. Merkens seconded by G. Rockstad; approve the following:
School Board Salary – $60.00/meeting
$30.00/Committee Meeting - Max $60.00.
Chairperson Salary - $300.00/year
Clerk Salary - $100.00/year UC

V. On a motion by G. Rockstad seconded by M. Thompson; approve the following:
Mileage – Federal Rate.
Per Diem - $8.00 - Breakfast, $9.00 - Lunch, $15.00 - Dinner
$90.00 - Lodging per evening or at the discretion of Administration. UC

VI. On a motion by N. Merkens seconded by M. Thompson; approve the following:
School Board Representatives:
Community Education Dena Bishop
Continuing Education Nancy Merkens
Elementary MEEP Gretchen Rockstad
High School MEEP Nancy Merkens
MSHSL Mick Thompson
Meet and Confer Linda Bergee/Dena Bishop
Negotiations Nancy Merkens/Gretchen Rockstad/Blair Stoltman
SAR Linda Bergee
Pine to Prairie Mick Thompson
Staff Development Linda Bergee
Technology Gretchen Rockstad/Mick Thompson
Transportation Dena Bishop/Gretchen Rockstad
Health & Safety Mick Thompson
ECFE Blair Stoltman
County Wide Board Nancy Merkens/Blair Stoltman
Food Service Nancy Merkens/Gretchen Rockstad
Wellness Gretchen Rockstad
Building Maintenance Nancy Merkens/Mick Thompson UC

IX. On a motion by G. Rockstad seconded by N. Merkens; approve the following.
Memberships: MSBA, MREA, NWSC. UC

X. On a motion by M. Thompson seconded by G. Rockstad; approve the following:
Authorization to sign checks and electronically transfer funds:
Chairperson-Blair Stoltman, Treasurer-Mick Thompson, Finance Officer-Aaron Cook,
Superintendent-Michael Kolness, District Secretary – Sandra Gunderson. UC

On a motion by G. Rockstad seconded by N. Merkens; adjourn to the Regular Meeting at 7:09 a.m. UC