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March 23, 2023 Business Meeting

March 23, 2023 Business Meeting



The purpose of this meeting is to consider the following:

1.0 Call to Order: Roll Call


2.0 Pledge of Allegiance


3.0 Approval of Agenda


4.0 Student District Ambassador Report


5.0 Comments to the Board

At this time, individuals may speak to the School Board on any item relating to South Washington County Schools. The Board will not respond to or discuss your comments. Character abuse or specific complaints identifying staff, students or task force members will not be permitted. The Superintendent may be asked to prepare a response to your concerns. The comments to the board period will be held open for up to thirty (30) minutes in total.  Each speaker is permitted to speak for up to three (3) minutes in total. The School Board will allow up to three (3) speakers per topic. At three minutes, the microphone will be turned off and we will move on to the next speaker or next agenda item.

6.0 Consent Items

All consent items are considered routine and non-controversial by the School Board and will be approved by a single motion. There will be no separate discussion of these items. Prior to this meeting, Board members have had the opportunity to review each of these items and may request that any item be moved to the Action Items for individual consideration.

6.1 Approval of Retirements, Resignations and Terminations

6.2 Approval of Leaves of Absence

6.3 Approval of New Employees/Change of Status

6.4 Approval of Electronic Fund Transfers

6.5 Approval of Resolution to Accept Gifts

6.6 Approval of February 16, 2023 School Board Meeting Minutes

6.7 Approval of March 2, 2023 School Board Meeting Minutes

6.8 Approval of Extended Field Trips

6.9 Approval of January Cash Disbursements

6.10 Approval of Clinical Field Experience Agreement with Western Governors University

6.11 Approval of Clinical Field Experience Agreement with Chamberlain University

6.12 Approval of Bids for WHS Data Cabling


7.0 Information Items: None.


8.0 Action Items:

8.1 Native American Parent Advisory

Kelly Jansen, Assistant Superintendent

James Magee, Director of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

8.1 PPT


8.2 Proposed Policy Changes

Julie Nielsen, Superintendent









8.3 Revised Budget for 2022-23

Dan Pyan Executive Director of Finance and Operations


8.4 Guiding Change Document for Long Range Facility Planning

Dan Pyan, Executive Director of Finance and Facilities


8.5 Public Park Easement Agreement with the City of Cottage Grove

Dan Pyan, Executive Director of Finance and Facilities


9.0       Superintendent Report


10.0      Future Meeting Dates:

April 6, 2023 -  School Board Workshop Meeting (DSC/6:00p.m.)

April 20, 2023 - School Board Business Meeting (DSC/6:00p.m.)


11.0       Adjournment