Pioneer Elementary School
1937 Dover Road
Billings, MT 59105 Telephone (406)-373-5357
Mission Statement: Our mission is to serve the community and the school by creating a safe environment that fosters Respect, Trust, Accountability, and Responsibility while promoting life-long learning for all.
Special Meeting Minutes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . January 30, 2023
Presented for Approval . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . February 6, 2023
DATE: January 30, 2023
TIME: 4:30 p.m.
PLACE: Pioneer School, via Zoom
MEMBERS Joshua Cantrell, Chairperson
PRESENT: Colleen Unruh, Trustee
Wynn Powell, Trustee
CLERK: Marilyn Michael
ADMIN: Melissa Schnitzmeier
- 1. CALL TO ORDER:
Trustee, Joshua Cantrell called the meeting of the trustees of Pioneer Elementary School District #41 to order via Zoom, Monday, January 30, 2023 at 4:36 pm. Trustee, Joshua Cantrell welcomed all those attending. Trustee, Joshua Cantrell read the Montana Law about public meetings.
- INDIVIDUALS, DELEGATIONS, CORRESPONDENCE
- Public Comment – None
- CORRESPONDENCE – None
- DISTRICT REPORTS (ADMIN)
- CONSENT AGENDA
- BOARD ACTION ITEMS
- Grant Writing Services and Administrative Professional Development Opportunity – Melissa explained that she has been working on the concept paper for a grant to help fund a new building. In doing this, she realized she would need more help if the concept paper is approved and we move forward with the full grant. School Administrators of Montana gave her names of a few companies that help write grants. Stonerock Business Solutions has been very helpful in the process and would train Melissa in the grant writing process which will help with future grant requests that may come along. She explained that the cost would be $150 per hour and Amanda Stonerock has estimated that it would be 30 – 40 hours. She will also help revise our concept paper if it is necessary. Melissa has found out that we can use ESSER funds to pay for this professional help on grants. After discussion, Colleen made a motion to approve hiring Stonerock Business Solutions for up to 40 hours at $150 per hour. Wynn seconded the motion. The vote was unanimous; the motion carried.
VI . ADJOURNMENT:
A motion was made by Joshua Cantrell to adjourn the meeting. Colleen Unruh seconded the motion. The vote was unanimous; motion carried. The meeting ended at 4:48 pm. The next scheduled regular meeting is Monday, February 6, 2023 at 4:30 p.m. in Room 106 of the main building and via Zoom.
Attest: __________________________ SIGNED: ____________________________
Joshua Cantrell, Board Chairperson