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Dickinson Public Schools Unapproved Special School Board Meeting Minutes Wednesday, May 25, 2022, 5:15 p.m. Professional Learning Lab The Dickinson Public School Board held a special meeting on May 25, 2022, at the Professional Learning Lab. Board members present were President Brent Seaks, Vice President Kim Schwartz, Board Member Michelle Orton, and Board Member Jason Rodakowski. Board Member David Wilkie was unable to attend. Also present were Superintendent Dr. Marcus Lewton, Assistant Superintendent Keith Harris, and Business Manager Stephanie Hunter. Call to Order - Board President Seaks called the meeting to order at 5:19 p.m. Business Topic – Action Topics Consider Approving Additional Elementary Certified Instructors for the 2022-2023 School Year – Superintendent Dr. Lewton addressed the Board. He explained based on projected enrollment in some of the elementary grades the District was tracking the student enrollment. He gave examples of potential student enrollment in some of the grades. Superintendent Lewton recommended the Board consider adding four additional certified instructors. Mrs. Schwartz moved to approve the hiring of up to four additional elementary certified positions, as necessary, to accommodate the increased growth for the 2022-2023 school year. Mrs. Orton seconded the motion. A roll call vote was taken on the motion: ayes-4 (Rodakowski, Orton, Schwartz, Seaks); nays-0; absent-1 (Wilkie). The motion carried. 2022-2023 Administrative Negotiated Agreement – Available on the website utilizing the BoardDocs link is the proposed 2022-2023 Administrative Negotiated Agreement. Mrs. Schwartz moved to approve the 2022-2023 Administrative Negotiated Agreement, as presented, which included the mutually agreed .10% paid by the District on the base, education, and service movement. Mrs. Orton seconded the motion. A roll call vote was taken on the motion: ayes-4 (Schwartz, Orton, Rodakowski, Seaks); nays-0; absent-1 (Wilkie). The motion carried. 2022-2023 Classified Salary and Benefits Package – Available on the website utilizing the BoardDocs link is the proposed 2022-2023 Classified Salary and Benefits Package. Assistant Superintendent Harris explained the revisions from last year to this year in the package. He noted that the Classified Leadership Committee provided their input for recommendations to the document. Mrs. Orton moved to provide an increase of $.50 per hour to the salaries of those classified individuals employed by Dickinson Public Schools as of June 30, 2022. She further moved to increase the base classified wage scale by $.25 per hour and further moved to approve all other proposed changes in the 2022-2023 Classified Salary and Benefits Package with an effective date of July 1, 2022, as presented. Mrs. Schwartz seconded the motion. A roll call vote was taken on the motion: ayes-4 (Schwartz, Rodakowski, Orton, Seaks); nays-0; absent-1 (Wilkie). The motion carried. Teacher Negotiations Strategy – Executive Session Possible – Superintendent Lewton addressed the Board. He recommended this topic be tabled. President Seaks declared the topic tabled. Closing Items Adjournment – At 5:29 p.m., President Seaks declared the Special School Board Meeting adjourned. Brent Seaks, Board President Stephanie Hunter, Business Manager Twila Petersen, Board Secretary (June 29, 2022) 77366