Greenway Public Schools, Independent School District No. 316
MINUTES OF THE REGULAR SCHOOL BOARD MEETING OF JANUARY 29, 2014
6:30 p.m. ▪ Greenway High School
The Regular Meeting of the Board of Directors, Greenway Schools, ISD #316, was called to order at 6:30 p.m. on January 29, 2014 at Greenway High School, in the Telepresence Room (213), by Chair Bill Hoeft. Directors Present: Mike Brandt, Fred Tanner, Bob Schwartz, Bill Hoeft, and Natalie Winckler. Gary Gustason was absent. The meeting opened with the Pledge of Allegiance led by Chair Hoeft.
APPROVAL OF AGENDA
An amended agenda was provided prior to meeting time, adding Item #7 to the Consent Agenda. Motion to approve agenda as amended by Tanner, supported by Brandt. All in favor, MC.
APPROVAL OF MINUTES
Motion by Schwartz, supported by Brandt to approve the minutes of the December 18, 2013 regular board meeting and the January 8, 2014 organizational meeting. All in favor, MC.
IASC Technology and Community Education Updates via telepresence. Melanie DeBay joined the meeting via telepresence and provided an update on Community Education. Jessica Wilcowski was present at the meeting to provide an update on Greenway programming. Steve Randall joined the meeting via telepresence and provided an update on IASC technology and security updates.
HIGH STANDARDS & QUALITY PROGRAMS
Principals’ Team Report: In lieu of a principals’ team report, Elizabeth Young presented on the Gifted and Talented Program, outlining the philosophy and beliefs of the program, levels of service, identification process, curriculum and staff development.
RESPECTFUL AND RESPONSIBLE
a) Motion to approve December 2013 claims by Tanner, supported by Hoeft. All in favor. MC.
b) Acknowledge Donation: Christ Episcopal Church $150 to Vandyke for books. Motion by Brandt, supported by Hoeft. All in favor. MC.
c) Consider Leave of Absence Request for Kim Moe, paraprofessional, from 1/11/14 to 5/29/14. Motion by Schwartz to deny leave of absence request, supported by Hoeft. All in favor. MC. Leave Request Denied.
d) Approve retirement of Ann Will, Teacher, effective January 17, 2014. Motion by Brandt and supported by Hoeft to approve retirement. All in favor. MC. Superintendent and Board extended appreciation for years of service to Greenway students.
e) Motion by Hoeft, supported by Tanner to approve revised Policy #616, School District Accountability. All in favor. MC.
f) Consent Agenda. Motion by Tanner, supported by Schwartz to approve the following Consent Agenda items:
1. Approve termination of probationary employee Karin Lind-McAuley, Paraprofessional, effective December 20, 2013.
2. Approve resignation of Derek Peterson, Paraprofessional, effective January 31, 2014.
3. Approve hire of Tara Dietman, Temporary Paraprofessional, effective January 31, 2014, $14.67/hr.*
4. Approve hire of Danielle Sanderson, Temporary Paraprofessional, effective January 15, 2014, $14.67/hr.*
5. Approve hire of Anna Carlson, Paraprofessional, effective January 9, 2014, $14.67/hr.*
6. Approve hire of Anna Carlson, Weight Room Supervisor, effective January 27, 2014, $10.00/hr.
7. Approve resignation of Dan Bibeau, custodian, effective January 27, 2014.
a) From the School Board- Brandt – would like to see a more aggressive approach with the 1-1 technology implementation, extending to juniors and seniors.
Hoeft attended MSBA Leadership Conference on January 16 and 17, noting good sessions and meaningful sharing of information.
b) From the Principals – none.
c) From the Supervisors – none.
d) From the Teachers – Allison Buckley – testing update. All day, every day Kindergarten discussion. Principal Hoeft working on information regarding all day – 5 day Kindergarten for next meeting.
e) From the Student Representative –none.
f) From the Business Manager – none.
g) From the Superintendent – Provided written report, highlighting IASC update, Marzano training, meetings and conference attendance. Adams extended appreciation to Roy Smith, Applied Learning Institute for the awesome opportunities for our students.
ADJOURN – Motion by Brandt, supported by Hoeft to adjourn meeting at 8:00 p.m. All in favor. MC.
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City of Nashwauk
February 11, 2014
Mayor Hendricks called the meeting to order at 4:30 in the council chambers.
Members Present: Hendricks, Fragnito-Smith, Gangl, Bolf, Heyblom. Members Absent: none.
*Motion by Gangl, seconded by Heyblom to accept the minutes of the January 28, 2014 council meeting. Ayes all present—motion carried.
*Motion by Gangl, seconded by Heyblom to approve all bills signed and file the claims report as official record. Ayes all present—motion carried.
John Jamnick - discussed the Nashwauk 2014 street project. Total project is about $400,000 the IRRRB grant is $175,000. It will include utility work on 2 blocks of 4th Street which will be about $125,000 the city portion $100,000.
*Motion by Heyblom, seconded by Gangl to proceed with the project and call for bids. Ayes all present—motion carried.
*Motion by Heyblom, seconded by Fragnito-Smith to approve the communications as read. Ayes all present—motion carried.
*Motion by Fragnito-Smith, seconded by Bolf to approve the consent agenda as follows:
1) Approve the following invoices for Essar contingent upon PUC approval: JPJ $697.50,
$1,130.00; Minnesota Power $4,200.00; Adams Consulting $2,092.40
2) Approve the police and fire department to attend the No Child Left Inside at O’Brien Lake Friday, February 21st, 2014
Ayes all present—motion carried
*Motion by Heyblom, seconded by Fragnito-Smith to approve transfer to close out fund #800 EDA Project to general fund #100 $2217.03, as per auditor’s request. Ayes all present—motion carried.
*Motion by Fragnito-Smith, seconded by Bolf to approve transfer from General Fund #100 to #620 MN Steel project to close out $9041.95, as per auditor’s request. Ayes all present—motion carried.
Karen Calaguire noted to the council that the ambulance service has received a 2nd round grant application for an AED in the amount $25,000 from Mission Life Line Grants.
Hendricks discussed the special meeting set for after the council meeting and asked the council to hold off until March 25th when the audit is done to discuss the audit report at the same time and that would work in conjunction with the 5 year plan. The council agreed to postpone the special meeting until then.
Bolf brought up a few items:
a) Greenway Township agreed to the contract with the City of Nashwauk
b) The comp plan needs to be updated for future IRRRB funding and will work on it with the Clerk to complete
c) In August we received a report from MMUA regarding items to be updated for safety reasons, would like to know what has been done by the next meeting
d) Heater in the fire hall caught on fire and we need to replace 18 of them. Requested a fire report to be turned into the insurance and then get bids for the heaters
*Motion by Gangl, seconded by Heyblom to adjourn at 5:00 p.m. Ayes all present—motion carried.
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ORDINANCE NO. 021914
AN ORDINANCE REGULATING
THE USE OF HIGHWAYS, PARKING AND IMPOSING PENALTIES
The City Council of the City of Bovey does ordain as follows:
Section 1. Definitions. Any term used in this ordinance and defined in Minnesota Statutes Section 169.01 has the meaning given by that section.
Section 2. Highway Traffic Regulation Act. The regulatory provisions of Minnesota Statute Chapter 169, as amended, are hereby adopted as a traffic ordinance regulating the use of highways, streets and alleys within the City of Bovey, and are hereby incorporated in and made a part of this ordinance as completely as if set out herein in full.
Section 3. Exhibition Driving. No person shall turn, accelerate, decelerate, or otherwise operate a motor vehicle within the City in a manner which causes unnecessary engine noise or backfire, squealing tires, skidding, sliding, swaying, throwing of sand or gravel or in any manner simulating a race. Squealing or screeching sounds emitted by tires, or the throwing of sand or gravel by the tires is prima facie evidence of a violation of this ordinance.
Section 4. Penalty. Violation of Section 2 or Section 3 shall be a misdemeanor, except as otherwise specified by Minnesota Statutes.
Section 5. Semi-truck Parking. No semi-truck or semi-truck with trailer shall be parked upon the public streets of the City of Bovey, except in parking areas so designated by the City Council as such, or except for the purpose of receiving, buying, loading, delivering or unloading commodities in the regular course of business with the abutting property owner. That in the designated parking area so indicated by official City of Bovey signage, no semi-truck
or semi-truck with trailer shall remain parked for longer than ninety six (96) consecutive hours.
Section 6. Truck Regulations. The City Council by resolution may designate streets on which travel by commercial vehicles in excess of four tons per axle gross weight is prohibited. The City Engineer or Street Commissioner shall erect appropriate signs on such streets. No person shall operate a commercial vehicle on such posted streets in violation of the restrictions stated.
Section 7. Seasonal Weight Restrictions. The City Engineer or Street Commissioner may prohibit the operation of vehicles upon any street under his jurisdiction or impose a weight restriction on vehicles to be operated on such street whenever the street, by reason of deterioration, rain, snow or other climatic conditions, will be seriously damaged or destroyed unless the use of vehicles on the street is prohibited or the permissible weight thereof reduced. He shall erect and maintain signs plainly indicating the prohibition or restriction at each end of that portion of the street affected. No person shall operate a vehicle on a posted street in violation of the prohibition or restriction.
Section 8. Parking Regulation
Subdivision 1. No parking, stopping or standing zones. The City Council may, by resolution, designate certain streets or portions of the streets as “No Parking or Standing” zones and may limit the hours in which the restrictions apply. The City Engineer or Street Commissioner shall mark by appropriate signs each zone so designated. Except when necessary to avoid conflict with other traffic or in compliance with the directions of a police officer or traffic control device, no person shall stop or park a vehicle in an established No Stopping or Standing Zone when stopping or standing is prohibited except that a vehicle may park temporarily in such zone for the purpose of forming a funeral procession, and a truck may be parked temporarily for the purpose of loading or unloading where access to the premises is not otherwise available.
Subdivision 2. It is unlawful for any person to stop, park or leave standing any vehicle or trailer upon any street for a continuous period in excess of seven (7) days. For the purpose of enforcement of this Section, any vehicle or trailer moved less than one block in a limited time parking zone shall be deemed to have remained stationary.
Subdivision 3. Time Limit Parking Zones. The City Council may, by resolution, designate certain areas where the right to park is limited. The City Engineer or Street Commissioner shall mark by appropriate sign each zone so designated. During the hours specified on the sign, no person shall park a vehicle in any limited parking zone for a longer period than so specified.
Subdivision 4. Any motor vehicle parked in violation of this Ordinance may summarily be removed without notice to the owner or operator thereof. An officer of the Police Department shall first issue a ticket for any violation of this Ordinance prior to the actual removal of the motor vehicle. The motor vehicle parked in violation hereof may be removed by any person, firm or corporation employed or designated by the Police Department for the City of Bovey. Said motor vehicle may be removed to and stored in any private parking lot or garage or in any public parking lot or garage designated by the Police Department. Any charges incurred by the towing of a vehicle shall be the responsibility of the owner of the vehicle.
Subdivision 5. Prima facie evidence. The presence of any motor vehicle on any street when standing or parked in violation of this ordinance is prima facie evidence that the registered owner of the vehicle committed or authorized the commission of the vehicle.
Section 9. Winter Parking.
Subdivision 1. It shall be the duty of all citizens to park their motor vehicles as to not hinder snow removal by obeying the following orders:
a) Calendar parking for the purpose of snow removal shall begin on November 1st thru April 30th of each year.
b) No vehicle shall be parked or permitted to remain on Itasca County Road 61 after 2:00 am until 6:00 am every day from November 1st thru April 30th of each year.
c) The following streets/avenues are exempt from calendar parking regulations:
(i) All of 4th Street.
(ii) All of 1st Avenue.
(iii) 1st Street from 6th Avenue to 8th Avenue.
Subdivision 2. Calendar parking requires parking on the even numbered side of the street on even numbered days from 12:00 am to 10:00 am and on the odd numbered side of the street on odd numbered days from 12:00 am to 10:00 am.
Subdivision 3. All vehicles are required to be properly parked on the right side of the roadway with the driver’s side of the vehicle facing the inside of the street.
Subdivision 4. The registered owner of any motor vehicle parked in violation of the subdivisions of Section 9 shall be subject to a citation (administrative or state) ticket.
Subdivision 5. Any vehicle which is not properly parked per ordinance may be towed away at the expense of the owner.
Section 10. Abandoned Motor Vehicles.
Subdivision 1. Impoundment and Sale. The City Police Department shall take custody and impound any abandoned motor vehicle as defined by Minnesota Statues, Section 168B.02, subd. 2. It shall give notice to the taking as provided by law and if the owner or any lien holder does not reclaim the vehicle within the period provided by law, it shall provide for the sale of the vehicle to the highest bidder at public auction or sale following two week published noticed.
Subdivision 2. Summary Action in Certain Cases. When an abandoned motor vehicle is more than seven model years in age, is lacking vital component parts, and does not display a license plate currently valid in Minnesota or any other state or foreign county, it shall immediately be eligible for sale under Subdivision 1 and shall not be subject to the notification, reclamation or title provisions of Minnesota Statutes 168B.01 to 168.13.
Subdivision 3. Disposition of Proceeds. The proceeds of the sale of an abandoned motor vehicle shall be placed in the general fund of the City. If the former owner or entitled lien holder makes application and furnishes satisfactory proof of ownership or lien interest within 90 days of the sale, he/she shall be paid the proceeds of the sale of the vehicle less the cost of towing, preserving and storing the vehicle and all administrative notice and publication costs incurred in its handling.
Section 12. Penalty
For violation of Section 8, the penalty shall be a fine not to exceed $300.00 and will constitute a petty misdemeanor.
Section 13. Repeal
The adoption of this Ordinance repeals Ordinance(s) 7-6-80, 11-19-90, 9-19-94, 41, 09-16, 09-19-01-2 and all other City Ordinances or parts of City Ordinances inconsistent with the provisions of this Ordinance.
Section 14. Effective Date.
This Ordinance shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage and legal publication.
Adopted and passed by the City Council of the City of Bovey on the 19th day of February, 2014.
/s/ Michael Bibich, Mayor
/s/ Tara Deguiseppi, City Clerk
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The Greenway Joint Recreation Board will hold its regular monthly meeting on Monday, March 17, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. in the Hodgins-Berardo Arena, Coleraine, Minnesota.
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CITY OF COLERAINE AMENDED ORDINANCE
The Coleraine City Council, at their Regular Meeting on 2/24/14, amended their Ord. Subd. 7, Section 5.16 to reflect the State’s Ordinance to allow establishments to serve liquor at 10:00 A.M. on Sundays.
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CITY OF KEEWATIN
A regular meeting of the city council was held on Wednesday, February 12, 2014 at 5:00 PM in the council chambers.
Members present: Mayor King, Councilmember: Clusiau, Graves, Koprivec and Clerk Christensen.
A motion was made by Koprivec and seconded by Clusiau to accept the following items as submitted.
1. Accept the minutes of the January 22, 2014 regular meeting.
2. Approve January payroll
3. Pay the bills. Motion Carried.
Sue Bayliss from the Keewatin Career Development asked to be put on the agenda but did not attend.
A motion was made by Koprivec and seconded by Clusiau to hold a public hearing on March 5, 2014 at 5:00 PM to discuss the Waste Water Treatment Plant facilities plan with the public. Motion Carried.
Mike Pistilli appeared before the council to discuss the Keewatin Cemetery project. The plan is to clean up the area on June 13th and have a flag retirement on June 14th. Mr. Pistilli was asking permission to put up a flag pole and a monument. The council agreed to the requests.
The council reviewed a request to change from G&K Services to Ameripride for rental services of rugs, mops and towels. The city would save about $5.00 a month by switching companies. A motion was made by Clusiau and seconded by Graves to change to Ameripride Linen. Motion Carried.
A discussion was held on possible street and/or sidewalk projects in the spring. The council will have Street Supervisor Mike Labine come up with a priority list for sidewalks in the spring.
The council received guidelines for the use of the Keewatin Athletic Fields. From March 1st to June 1st, N-K Athletics will have priority over the fields, any other school or college must call the city hall to use the field and provide a certificate of liability insurance. The charges will be $50 per game plus $7 per bag of field chalk. A motion was made by Clusiau and seconded by Koprivec to approve the guidelines for the fields. Motion Carried.
A motion was made by Clusiau and seconded by Koprivec to allow Susan Thronson, Mike LaBine, Paul Fairbanks and Blake Liend to attend the safety and loss control workshop on April 9th in Duluth. Motion Carried.
A motion was made by Graves and seconded by Koprivec to approve the Precious Paws contract for one year. Motion Carried.
Assign to next agenda:
1. Score board purchase for ball field
2. Audit agreement
3. Franchise agreement
4. Santec - WWTP Facilities plan
A motion was made by Koprivec and seconded by Graves to adjourn. Motion Carried.
The following bills were approved for payment:
CITY OF KEEWATIN
Check # Date Search Name Amount
050534 02/12/14 Amem $100.00
050535 02/12/14 Ameripride $24.20
050536 02/12/14 AT&T Mobility $22.46
050537 02/12/14 Breeden, James $16.72
050538 02/12/14 ChemSearch $586.74
050539 02/12/14 City Hall Improvement Savings $9,600.00
050540 02/12/14 Dept. of Treasury IRS $7.08
050541 02/12/14 Dimich Law Office $617.50
050542 02/12/14 Durant, Calvin $88.19
050543 02/12/14 Excel Business Systems $5,550.33
050544 02/12/14 Fairbanks, Paul $16.72
050545 02/12/14 Fastenal Company $46.05
050546 02/12/14 Guardian Pest Solutions Inc. $60.00
050547 02/12/14 Industrial Lubricant Company $46.62
050548 02/12/14 Itasca County Sheriff Dept. $26.02
040549 02/12/14 Keewatin Auto Repair $169.22
050550 02/12/14 Keewatin Sinclair $1,285.32
050551 02/12/14 LaBine, Michael $42.49
050552 02/12/14 LaBine, Pamela $30.00
050553 02/12/14 Latvala Oil Company, Inc. $4,222.77
050554 02/12/14 Liend, Blake $58.79
050555 02/12/14 Mediacom $57.45
050556 02/12/14 Minnesota Energy Resource Inc. $6,249.70
050557 02/12/14 Northern Business Products $503.58
050558 02/12/14 Radko Iron & Steel Inc. $518.50
050560 02/12/14 Royal Tire $134.49
050561 02/12/14 Scenic Range NewsForum $243.11
050562 02/12/14 Sim Supply Inc. $127.68
050563 02/12/14 Thronson, Susan $88.19
050564 02/12/14 Whitney, Chris $16.72
CANCEL 02/12/14 Railroad Management Company $0.00
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POLICE COMMISSION OPENINGS
The following positions are open within the City of Nashwauk:
Fill remainder of a 2 year term
Fill remainder of a 3 year term
Please submit a letter of interest to the clerk’s office by March 21, 2014 at 12:00 P.M.
ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
Project: REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL FOR: BIGFORK VILLAGE HALL RESTORATION PLANNING PROJECT
Bigfork Improvement Group (B.I.G.)
PO Box 225
Bigfork, MN 56628
The Project Manager will receive bids for the project described in general as follows:
The Bigfork Improvement Group is seeking proposals from qualified firms who are interested in providing Architectural Design and Planning services for the Bigfork Village Hall Restoration Project. The Bigfork Village Hall is located at 200 Main Avenue, Bigfork, MN 56628. The Bigfork Village Hall is on the National Register of Historic Places.
Copies of the bidding documents may be obtained at Bigfork City Hall, Itasca County MN, 200 Main Avenue by appointment, by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org for an electronic version, or by writing and requesting forms via mail sent to B.I.G, PO Box 225, Bigfork, MN 56628.
Proposals must be in writing. The Project Manager will receive bids until 1 PM local time on or before March 28, 2014 at the office of the Bigfork City Hall, Itasca County MN, 200 Main Avenue or mailed to B.I.G, PO Box 225, Bigfork, MN 56628 Proposals received after 1 PM local time on March 28, 2014 will not be accepted.
Contracts for work under this bid will obligate the contractor and any subcontractors not to discriminate in employment practices.
The Project Manager reserves the right to waive irregularities and to reject all bids.
This project requires prevailing wage rules to be applied (Minnesota Statutes 177.41 through 177.44); these rules require that the wages of laborers and workers should be comparable to wages paid for similar work in the community as a whole. A prevailing wage form should accompany these bid submittals. To view prevailing wage by county visit www.dli.mn.gov/ls/PrevWage.asp
THE PROJECT MUST BE COMPLETED BY JUNE 1, 2014. Bids shall not exceed $25,000.00
Address or deliver proposals to:
Bigfork Improvement Group
200 Main Avenue
PO Box 225
Bigfork, MN 56628
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MAINTENANCE MECHANIC POSITION
The City of Coleraine is taking applications for a full time temporary Maintenance Mechanic.
Requirements: Class B CDL. Snowplowing, water and sewer experience is preferred. Ability to operate heavy and light equipment. Subject to random drug testing. Accepting applications until March 13th, 2014. Applications are available at Coleraine City Hall Monday through Thursday, 8:00 A.M. to 4:30 P.M. Questions, call 245.2112.
The Bovey Fire Department is seeking applications.
Please apply at the Bovey City Hall
Mondays, Tuesdays & Thursdays
from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. or
Wednesdays from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m.
The City of Marble will have a public hearing on Monday, March 10, 2014 at 6:00 p.m. in the Marble City Hall Council Chambers. This public hearing is in regards to raising the fine for violating the Public Nuisance city ordinance from $250.00 to $450.00.
Marble City Clerk
NOTICE OF ELECTION AND ANNUAL MEETING
Greenway Township will hold its annual election on March 11, 2014. The polls will be open from 11:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. In case of bad weather, an alternate date of March 18, 2014 has been set for the election. The Clerk’s office will be open on March 8, 2014 from 10:00 a.m. until noon for absentee voting. The Board of Canvass will meet at 9:00 p.m. on the day of the election to canvass the votes.
Greenway Township will hold its Annual Town Meeting on Tuesday, March 11, 2014 at 9:00 a.m.
Town Supervisor (vote for one)
Write In (if any) _______
Town Clerk (vote for one)
Write In (if any) _______
Tara DeGuiseppi, Greenway Township Clerk
NOTICE TO THE VOTERS OF NASHWAUK TOWNSHIP
March 2014 Regular Town Meeting: The regular meeting for March 2014 will be held on Monday, March 10th, 2014 at 7:00 PM in the Cloverdale Hall.
Annual Town Meeting Notice: On Tuesday, March 11th, 2014 at 7:00 PM, the Annual Town Meeting of Nashwauk Township will commence in the Cloverdale Hall, to set the levies and to conduct any and all business deemed to be proper when the Annual Meeting is convened. In case of inclement weather, the Annual Meeting will be held on Tuesday, March 18th, 2014 at 7:00 PM.
Meeting Date Notice for 2014-2015: The Nashwauk Town Board will meet the second Tuesday of each month for the years 2014-2015 unless there is a conflict and the meeting notice change will be posted and published. All meeting will start at 7:00 PM in the Cloverdale Hall. All meetings are open to the public and everyone is welcome to attend.
Posted this 27th day of February 2014.
Nashwauk Township Clerk