REGULAR MEETING – DECEMBER 11, 2006 – 12:10 P.M.


The Regular Meeting of the Corsica Board of Education was held on Monday, December 11, 2006 at 12:10 p.m. on the High School Stage.


Board Members Present:  Don Oakland, President,  Bob Bamberg, Rita Rexwinkel, Vanessa Miiller and Garry Bultje


Members Absent:  Jeremy Wright and Dick Bordewyk


Officers Present:  Vern DeGeest, Superintendent; Scott Muckey, Secondary Principal and Merna Bye, Business Manager.


President Oakland called the meeting to order at 12:10 p.m. and a quorum was present.


Guest Present:  Joy Blom, Globe Reporter and staff member Jason Broughton


Approve Agenda

Motion by Bamberg seconded by Bultje to approve the agenda with the additions as presented.  Carried.


Compensation for 7th & 8th Sports Programs

Jason Broughton met and discussed with the board compensation for 7th & 8th coaching of football and basketball programs.


Approval of Minutes

Motion by Bultje seconded by Miiller to approve the November 13, 2006 minutes.  Carried.


Approval of Financial Statement

Motion by Rexwinkel seconded by Bamberg to approve the November 2006 Financial Statement.  Carried.


November 2006 Trust and Agency Report

Motion by Bultje seconded by Miiller to approve the November 2006 Trust and Agency Report with a beginning balance of $8,686.55, disbursements of $7,484.31; receipts of $10,926.59 for an ending balance of $12,128.83.  Carried.


Approval of Bills

Miiller moved to approve the listing of bills for the December 11, 2006 meeting.  Seconded by Rexwinkel and carried.


November 2006 Mid-Central Meeting Minutes

Motion by Bultje seconded by Bamberg to approve the November 2006 Mid-Central Co-op minutes.  Carried.


Senior Trip

Motion by Bamberg seconded Bultje to approve the annual Senior Class Trip to visit the legislature and State Capitol Building for January 25, 2007.  Carried.


(Regular Meeting Minutes – December 11, 2006 – Page 1)

ASBSD Board of Directors

Motion by Miiller seconded by Rexwinkel to vote for Mitchell School Board Member Neal Putnam who is seeking election to the ASBSD Board of Director Position.  Carried.


Proposal of Wellness Center

A letter was presented from Leroy and Jodi Blom informing the Corsica Board of Education of the proposed relocation of the Wellness Center equipment owned by the Corsica School from the PVH to Dakota Discount Building.  Tyron Gyms has been contacted to possibly come to the center to hold training instruction classes for athletes and others.  The board was in favor of pursuing this move of the equipment upon the approval of a signed contract and that the rates for the Corsica students would be comparable with those offered at PVH.


Stage Curtains

Discussion was held on the purchase of new high school stage curtains.  The building committee will get together to review samples of the materials.



Other items discussed were superintendent evaluation for 2006-2007, need for someone to do “custodial duties” at the elementary school due to the resignation of Keith Sprecher, update of the Classroom Connections Laptop Project, area Legislative Meetings, heating/cooling system at the high school, continued sharing talks with neighboring schools and checking into a school breakfast program.


Executive Session

At 1:20 p.m. motion by Bamberg seconded by Bultje to go into executive session to discuss personnel.  Carried.  Declared out at 1:23 p.m. by the President. 



There being no further business, at 1:24 p.m., motion by Bultje seconded by Miiller to adjourn.  Carried.  The next regular meeting will be Monday, January 8, 2007 at 7:00 p.m. in Classroom “A” of the high school.





















(Regular Board Meeting Minutes – December 11, 2006  - Page 2)