June 22, 2017 Minutes

INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT 833

SCHOOL BOARD MEETING

06:30 p.m. Thursday, June 22, 2017

District Service Center / Cottage Grove, MN

1.0 Call to Order; Roll Call

Pursuant to due call and notice thereof, a regular meeting of the School Board of Independent School District 833, South Washington County, was held on Thursday, June 22, 2017. The meeting was called to order by Co Chair Tracy Brunnette, at 6:30pm, at the District Service Center, located at 7362 East Point Douglas Road South, Cottage Grove, Minnesota. School Board Members present were: Tracy Brunnette, Ron Kath, Katie Schwartz, and Sharon Van Leer. Katy McElwee-Stevens and Michelle Witte were absent. Superintendent Keith Jacobus was present.

2.0 Pledge of Allegiance

3.0 Approval of Agenda

It was moved by Sharon Van Leer and seconded by Katie Schwartz to approve an amended agenda adding action item 10.5 Approval of a resolution relating to the election of school board members and calling the school district general and special election. All in favor, none opposed.

4.0 District Highlights:

4.1 Spring Activities Update

Justin Ellevold, Park High School Administrative Intern

Scott Pape, Woodbury High School Administrative Intern

Joel Olson, East Ridge High School Athletic Director

4.2 Perfect ACT Scores

Jim Smokrovich, East Ridge High School Principal

Sarah Sorenson-Wagner, Woodbury High School Principal

Justin Ellevold, Park High School Administrative Intern

5.0 Public Comment:

The following individuals addressed the Board:

Jim Fuschetto of Woodbury regarding the Middle School Boundaries, W40

Lilly Fuschetto of Woodbury regarding the Middle School Boundaries, W40

Amy Meyers of Woodbury regarding the Middle School Boundaries, W40

Jason Eastman of Woodbury regarding the Middle School Boundaries, W40

Scott McKinnon of Woodbury regarding the Middle School Boundaries, W36

David Pyrz of Woodbury regarding the Middle School Boundaries, W64

Paul Quinn of Woodbury regarding the Middle School Boundaries, W64

Trent Lorenz of Woodbury regarding Middle School Boundaries, W64

Amber Nayate of Woodbury regarding Middle School Boundaries, W63

Amy Anderson of Woodbury regarding the Middle School Boundaries, W64

Jessica Ellis of Woodbury regarding the Middle School Boundaries, W63

Karley LaPage of Woodbury regarding Middle School Boundaries, W67

Girish Jorapurkar of Woodbury regarding Middle School Boundaries, W64

Melissa Kuchenmeister of Woodbury regarding Middle School Boundaries W60

Joe Hennessy of Woodbury regarding Middle School Boundaries, W64

6.0 Consent Items:

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 Extended Field Trips

6.5 Approval of Electronic Fund Transfers

6.6 Approval of Resolution to Accept Gifts

6.7 Approval of May 25, 2017 School Board Meeting Minutes

6.8 Approval of June 8, 2017 School Board Meeting Minutes

6.9 Approval of Long Term Facilities Maintenance Plan

6.10 Approval of the 2017-18 Miscellaneous Wage Sheet

6.11 Approval of the bid award for DSC drainage improvements

6.12 Approval of lease agreement for the Next Step program

6.13 Approval of the WMS Electrical and Asphalt rebid.

6.14 Approval of March Cash Disbursements

6.15 Approval of April Cash Disbursements

It was moved by Sharon Van Leer and seconded by Katie Schwartz to approve the consent agenda items. All in favor. None opposed. Motion carried.

7.0 Workshop Items: Agenda item scheduled for the August 3, 2017 meeting

8.0 Information Items: None.

9.0 Discussion Items:

9.1 Referendum Discussion

Keith Jacobus, Superintendent

He noted potential questions include renewing an expiring operating referendum and as shared in 2015, an additional $375 per pupil in funding. Other questions could include technology and building bonds. A discussion was held amongst board members.

10.0 Action Items:

10.1 Approval of the 2017-18 Strategic Plan (Plans for Employee Climate and Culture, Student Climate and Culture, and Personalization)

Keith Jacobus, Superintendent

Dr. Jacobus asked for approval of the second year in the plan. Administrators presented the priority statements and action steps for each objective. It was moved by Ron Kath, seconded by Sharon Van Leer to approve the 2017-18 Strategic Plan. All in favor, none opposed.

10.2 Approval of the 2017-18 Preliminary Budget

Dan Pyan, Director of Finance

He noted there have been no changes since the previous budget presentations. It was moved by Katie Schwartz, seconded by Sharon Van Leer to approve the preliminary budget. All in favor, none opposed.

10.3 Approval of Resolution authorizing 916 Long Term Facilities Maintenance Plan

Dan Pyan, Director of Finance

It was moved by Sharon Van Leer, seconded by Katie Schwartz to approve the 916 Long Term Facilities Budget. Sharon Van Leer, Tracy Brunnette, Katie Schwartz and Ron Kath voted in favor. Michelle Witte and Katy McElwee-Stevens were absent. All in favor, none opposed. Motion passed.

10.4 Approval of the 2018-19 Calendar

Keith Jacobus, Superintendent

Approval of the 2018-19 Calendar, presented by Keith Jacobus, Superintendent. It was moved by Ron Kath, seconded by Katie Schwartz to approve the calendar. All in favor, none opposed.

10.5 Approval of a resolution relating to the election of school board members and calling the school district general and special elections

Keith Jacobus, Superintendent

It was moved by Katie Schwartz and seconded by Sharon Van Leer. Sharon Van Leer, Tracy Brunnette, Katie Schwartz and Ron Kath voted in favor. Michelle Witte and Katy McElwee-Stevens were absent. All in favor, none opposed. Motion passed.

11.0 Reports and Comments:

11.1 Superintendent's Report

Dr. Jacobus reported on Crosswinds.

12.0 Future Meeting Dates:

12.1 July 20, 2017 - School Board Meeting (DSC/6:30 p.m.)

12.2 August 3, 2017 - School Board Meeting (DSC/6:30 p.m.)

13.0 Adjournment

Sharon Van Leer motioned to adjourn the meeting. Seconded by Ron Kath. All in favor, none opposed, motion passed. The board adjourned at 9:05pm.