July 18, 2019 Agenda


06:30 p.m. Thursday, July 18, 2019 
District Service Center / Cottage Grove, MN

1.0 Call to Order; Roll Call
2.0 Pledge of Allegiance
3.0 Approval of Agenda
4.0 District Highlights:

Introduction of Park High School Principal, Todd Herber

Mike Johnson, Assistant Superintendent

Introduction of Director of Achievement and Integration, Cori Thompson

Kristine Schaefer, Assistant Superintendent

5.0 Public Comment: At this time, individuals may speak to the School Board on any item that is not on tonight’s agenda. 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. Our policy allows three minutes per person.

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 Cash Disbursements for May
6.5 Approval of Electronic Fund Transfers
6.6 Approval of Resolution to Accept Gifts
6.7 Approval of June 20, 2019 School Board Meeting Minutes
6.8 Approval of student teaching agreement with St. Mary’s University

7.0 Workshop Items: Agenda item scheduled for the August 15, 2019 meeting

8.0 Information Items:

8.1 First Reading of Policy 621

Mike Johnson, Assistant Superintendent
*** Following this item, public comment will be accepted on Policies only.

8.2 Negotiations Update

Heather Hirsch, School Board Director

9.0 Discussion Items: None.

10.0 Action Items:

10.1 Approval of Long Term Facilities Maintenance Plan
Dan Pyan, Director of Finance

10.2 Approval of 2019-20 MSHSL Membership
Mike Johnson, Assistant Superintendent

10.3 Approval of Strategic Plan
Keith Jacobus, Superintendent

10.4 Approval of Resolution relating to the election of school board members and calling the school district general election
Keith Jacobus, Superintendent

10.5 Approval of Resolution relating to filing dates for affidavits of School Board Candidacy
Keith Jacobus, Superintendent

11.0 Reports and Comments:

11.1 Superintendent’s Report

12.0 Future Meeting Dates:

12.1 August 15, 2019 – School Board Meeting (DSC/6:30 p.m.)
12.2 August 29, 2019 – School Board Meeting (DSC/6:30 p.m.)

13.0 Adjournment