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(Published in the Echo Journal, February

(Published in the Echo Journal, February 16, 2022, 1t.) BOARD OF EDUCATION PINE RIVER-BACKUS PUBLIC SCHOOLS PINE RIVER, MINNESOTA JANUARY 3, 2022 REORGANIZATION MEETING The reorganization meeting of the Board of Education was held in the High School Media Center at 5:30 p.m. on January 3, 2022 with acting Chair Cunningham presiding. Members present: Katy Botz, Leslie Bouchonville, Wanda Carlson, Chris Cunningham, Roger D. Hoplin, David Sheley, Ryan Trumble and Superintendent Jonathan Clark. Motion by Carlson, second by Hoplin, to approve the agenda. All voted aye and the motion carried. Cunningham called for nominations for the position of Chair. Sheley nominated Cunningham. No further nominations were received and Cunningham was named Chair. Cunningham called for nominations for the position of Clerk. Cunningham nominated Carlson. No further nominations were received and Carlson was named Clerk. Cunningham called for nominations for the position of Treasurer. Trumble nominated Botz. No further nominations were received and Botz was named Treasurer. Cunningham called for nominations for the position of Vice Chair. Hoplin nominated Trumble. No further nominations were received and Trumble was named Vice Chair. Committee assignments. Cunningham requested members to inform him of any committees they would be interested in serving. Current committee assignments will remain in place until February meeting. Motion by Hoplin, second by Trumble, to approve 2022 meeting dates and times. Regular monthly meetings, work sessions and committee meetings will be posted on the school website. All voted aye and the motion carried. Motion by Carlson, second by Sheley, to set the official board salaries as follows: Board Chair, Clerk and Treasurer $200 per month; all other Board Members $175 per month. All special meetings/work sessions/workshops/committee meetings $100. All voted aye and the motion carried. Motion by Botz, second by Bouchonville, to set the official publication for the school district for 2022 as the Pine and Lakes Echo Journal. All voted aye and the motion carried. Motion by Trumble, second by Botz, to set the official depositories as follows: Be it resolved that the official depositories for the Pine River-Backus School District for 2022 shall be: Pine River State Bank and Minnesota School District Liquid Asset Fund. All voted aye and the motion carried. Motion by Carlson, second by Hoplin, to authorize the following list of individuals/positions to make investments and other banking transactions for the school district: Board Chair, Treasurer, Superintendent, Business Manager and Human Resources Director. All voted aye and the motion carried. Motion by Hoplin, second by Trumble, to approve district membership in the following organizations: Minnesota School Board Association, Central Minnesota ERDC, Sourcewell, Minnesota State High School League, Cass County Economic Development Corporation, Pine River Chamber of Commerce, National School Board Association National Affiliate Program and Minnesota Rural Education Association. All voted aye and the motion carried. Motion by Hoplin, second by Trumble, to set the mileage reimbursement rate for claims incurred after January 1, 2022 at $0.585 per mile. All voted aye and the motion carried. Motion by Carlson, second by Trumble, to set meal reimbursement rates for claims incurred after January 1, 2022 to: breakfast $15.00, lunch $20.00 and dinner $25.00. Meals are reimbursed only when travel requires an overnight stay. All voted aye and the motion carried. Motion by Carlson, second by Hoplin, to set the district legal counsel with the firm Kennedy and Graven. The Board officers, Superintendent and designee will have authority to contact legal counsel. All voted aye and the motion carried. Cunningham adjourned the meeting at 5:47 p.m. Wanda Carlson, Clerk Recorded by Cindy Felthous