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Mount Vernon School District 17-3 Board of Education Minutes January 11, 2021 The meeting of the Mount Vernon Board of Education was held on January 11, 2021, at 5:30 p.

Mount Vernon School District 17-3
Board of Education Minutes
January 11, 2021
The meeting of the Mount Vernon Board of Education was held on January 11, 2021, at 5:30 p.m. in the afterschool room. Members present were: Ryan Youngstrom, Dale Larsch, Craig Pickart, Deb Stoltz, and Jeff Miiller
Jeff Miiller made a motion to enter executive session SDCL 1-25-1 at 5:30 p.m. Deb Stoltz seconded. Motion 1-21-1
The Mount Vernon Board of Education exited executive session at 7:00 p.m.
The regular meeting of the Mount Vernon School District 17-3 Board of Education was held on Monday, January 11, 2021, in the Mount Vernon School at 7:00 p.m. in the Afterschool room.
The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.
Ryan Youngstrom, Board Chairman, called the meeting to order with the following present: Deb Stoltz, Jeff Miiller, Craig Pickart, and Dale Larsch. Also present: Superintendent/PK-5 Principal Patrick Mikkonen, Eric Denning-Principal 6-12, and Allison Sandland, Assistant Business Manager, and Teresa Wessel, Business Manager.
All motions are to be considered unanimous unless otherwise stated.
Ryan Youngstrom made a motion to approve the agenda for the January 11, 2021, meeting. Craig Pickart seconded. Motion 1-21-2
Dale Larsch made a motion to approve the following minutes of the Mount Vernon Board of Education meeting: 12-14-20. Jeff Miiller seconded. Motion 1-21-3
Dale Larsch acknowledged the minutes of the CORE and Mid-Central Cooperative meetings. Jeff Miiller seconded. Motion 1-21-4
Craig Pickart made a motion to approve the following December 2020 financial reports:
12/1/20 GeneralCapitalSpecialFoodAfterTrust &
FundOutlayEducationServiceSchoolAgency
FundFundFundFundFund
Cash 692085.64 820346.03 -32128.47 24770.79 2800.12 56415.12
Savings 343996.76 107389.13
Local Rev. 48619.00 37774.88 25902.00 972.75 128.00 5092.24
County Rev.992.07
State Rev.88102.0011817.55
Transfer/Fed7300.00
Total Rev.145013.07 37774.88 25902.00 12790.30128.005092.24
Accts. Pay.21205.3051285.3329293.766531.656282.83
Payroll190126.7125086.457788.211003.87
Total Exp.211332.0151285.3354380.2114319.861003.876282.83
Adjust/Due16920.484.502114.24632.09
12/31/20
Cash642687.18806840.08-58492.4423873.321924.2555224.53
Savings343996.76107389.13-108939.21
Jeff Miiller seconded. Motion 1-21-5
Ryan Youngstrom made a motion to approve the January 2021 monthly claims. Dale Larsch seconded. Motion 1-21-6
Patrick Mikkonen, Supt. and PK-5 Principal, reported on the following topics: Legislative updates, an update on CDC/DOH Covid-19 Close Contact procedure/mitigation strategies, an update on Covid 19 vaccination procedures for school personnel, and thank yous.
Eric Denning, Principal-Grades 6-12, reported on the following topics: second semester classes at MCTEA, dual credit classes, and virtual school.
A discussion was held on a disclosure of conflict of interest. This is due to the law from HB 1214.
The 1st reading of the following policies was discussed: Section C: CC, CE, CCB, CH, and CHA.
Ryan Youngstrom made a motion to approve the 2nd reading of the following policies: CA, CBA, CBB, CBC, CBG, and CBG-E1. Jeff Miiller seconded. Motion 1-21-7
Craig Pickart made a motion to approve a 2-year audit to be done by Schoenfish & Co. The audit would be over the years 2019-2020 and 2020-2021. Deb Stoltz seconded. Motion 1-21-8
Ryan Youngstrom made a motion to approve the resignation received from Patrick Mikkonen, Superintendent and PK-5 Principal. The Mount Vernon Board of Education would like to thank Mr. Mikkonen for his years of dedication and exemplary service to the Mount Vernon School. The Board of Education wishes Mr. Mikkonen the very best in his future endeavors. Craig Pickart seconded. Motion 1-21-9
The regular meeting of the Mount Vernon Board of Education will be held on February 15, 2021, at 6:00 p.m. in the Afterschool Room.
Ryan Youngstrom made a motion to approve hiring Dakota Education Consulting to conduct the search for Superintendent. Jeff Miiller seconded. Motion 1-21-10
Open forum. A discussion was held on the concession stand.
Ryan Youngstrom made a motion to enter executive session at 8:01 p.m. for a personnel matter-SDCL 1-25-1 and a student matter-SDCL 1-25-2. Dale Larsch seconded. Motion 1-21-11
The Mount Vernon Board of Education exited executive session at 9:50 p.m.
Ryan Youngstrom made a motion to adjourn at 9:51 p.m. Jeff Miiller seconded. Motion 1-21-12
Chairman Date
Business Manager Date
Published one time at the total approximate cost of $62.20.
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