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May 19, 2022 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 Ambassadors


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.  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 April 21, 2022,  School Board Meeting Minutes

6.7 Approval of May 5, 2022 School Board Meeting Minutes

6.8 Approval of 2022 Radon Test Results

6.9 Approval of Date Changes to 2022-23 Calendar

6.10 Approval of Extended Field Trips

6.11 Approval of Teaching Agreement with Luther College

6.12 Approval of Cash Disbursements


7.0 Information Items: None.


8.0  Action Items:

8.1 Approval of Proposed Policy Changes

Julie Nielsen, Superintendent






8.2 Approval of Boundary Changes for Undeveloped Neighborhoods

Dan Pyan, Director of Finance and Operations

8.3 Approval of Alternative Learning Center

Tyrone Brookins, Assistant Superintendent

8.4 Approval of Release of Long-term Substitute Teaching Contracts

Kevin Witherspoon, Director of Human Resources

8.5 Approval of Tentative Agreement with Preschool Teachers

Kevin Witherspoon, Director of Human Resources

8.6 Approval of Resolution Authorizing NE Metro Long-Term Facility Maintenance Projects

Dan Pyan, Director of Finance

8.7 Approval of Sale of General Obligation Facility Maintenance Bonds, Series 2022A

Dan Pyan, Director of Finance and Operations


9.0 Superintendent Report


10.0 Future Meeting Dates:

June 2, 2022 – School Board Workshop Meeting (DSC/6:30 p.m.)

June 16, 2022 – School Board Business Meeting (DSC/6:30 p.m.)


11.0 Closed Session: Consideration of Student Expulsion


12.0 Action on Resolution for Student Expulsion


13.0 Adjournment