HUDSON SCHOOL DISTRICT: 5/29/12 Special Meeting Minutes(Pub. June 28, 2012)
(Pub. June 28, 2012)
HUDSON SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special Board of Education Meeting Minutes
May 29, 2012
1. The Special Meeting of the Hudson Board of Education was called to order by President Holland at 7:00 pm in the Administrative Service Center Meeting Room. Members present: Brian Bell, Sandy Gehrke, Pat German, Tom Holland, Mark Kaisersatt, Lynn Robson, and Daniel Tjornehoj. Also in attendance: Superintendent Mary Bowen-Eggebraaten, District Deputy Director/Human Resources Director Nancy Sweet, Student Services Director Cory McIntyre, and Financial Services Director Tim Erickson.
2. The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.
3. Kaisersatt moved, with second by Robson, to approve the agenda. Motion carried.
4.a. Sweet reviewed the criteria for approving or denying open enrollment applications, as outlined in State statute and in Board policy and procedures. She reported there are 42 applications from students in other districts applying to attend the Hudson School District and 50 applications from Hudson students applying to attend other school districts or virtual schools. The administration recommended the approval of 19 elementary students where space was available in the district, 1 continuing Middle School student, and 3 continuing High School students. Two citizens spoke to the Board regarding open enrollment. A discussion followed.
Kaisersatt moved to approve the applications of student numbers 2, 3, 5, 10, 12, 15, 16, 19, 20, 22, 24, 26, 27, 29, 30, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 40, 41, and 42 for open enrollment in to the Hudson School District. Robson seconded the motion. Following a voice vote where the outcome was unclear, Holland requested a roll call vote. The Clerk recorded the following: German-yes, Kaisersatt-yes, Robson-yes, Tjornehoj-no, Holland-yes, Gehrke-no, Bell-no. The motion carried 4-3.
Robson moved to deny the applications of student numbers: 1, 4, 6, 7, 8, 9, 11, 13, 14, 17, 18, 21, 23, 25, 28, 31, 32, 38, and 39 for open enrollment in to the Hudson School District for the reasons specified in the document associated with this agenda item. Tjornehoj seconded the motion. Motion carried.
Bell moved to approve the applications of student numbers 1 through 50 for open enrollment out of the Hudson School District. Gehrke seconded the motion. Motion carried.
4.b. Erickson explained the St. Croix Meadows purchase agreement amendment would allow the District until October 31, 2012 to satisfy the contingency for rezoning of the property from commercial to public; extend the deadline for the bond sale to December 31, 2012; and stated that the closing shall occur within 60 days of the satisfaction of the last contingency (rezoning) and in no event later than December 31, 2012. One citizen spoke to the Board regarding this topic. A discussion followed.
Tjornehoj moved, with second by Kaisersatt, to approve the amendment to the St. Croix Meadows purchase agreement as presented. Gehrke requested a roll call vote. The Clerk recorded the following: German-yes, Kaisersatt-yes, Robson-yes, Tjornehoj-yes, Holland-yes, Gehrke-no, Bell-yes. The motion carried 6-1.
4.c. Bell moved, with second by Robson, to approve the consent items which includes personnel hires, changes, retirements/ resignations/ nonrenewals/ terminations & leaves; and employee resignation per agreement. Motion carried.
5. Bell moved, with second by Robson, to adjourn. Motion carried.
Mark Kaisersatt, Clerk