June 6, 2019 Minutes

INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT 833
SCHOOL BOARD MEETING

Unofficial Clerk's Minutes
June 6, 2019

1.0 Call to Order; Roll Call
Pursuant to due call and notice thereof, a meeting of the School Board of Independent School District 833, South Washington County, was held on Thursday, June 6, 2019. The meeting was called to order by Vice Chair Ron Kath, 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 (arrived at 8:17pm), Pat Driscoll, Heather Hirsch, Ron Kath, Katie Schwartz, Sharon Van Leer and Michelle Witte. Superintendent Keith Jacobus was present.


2.0 Pledge of Allegiance

3.0 Approval of Agenda
It was moved by Sharon Van Leer, seconded by Pat Driscoll to approve the agenda. All in favor, none opposed, motion carried.

4.0 District Highlights: Agenda item scheduled for the June 20, 2019 meeting.

5.0 Public Comment: Agenda item scheduled for the June 20, 2019 meeting.

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 student teaching agreement with the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
6.6 Approval of bid for walk in Cooler/Freezer units
It was moved by Sharon Van Leer, seconded by Pat Driscoll to approve the Consent agenda items. All in favor, none opposed, motion carried.

7.0 Workshop Items:

7.1 Showcase Our Schools Nick Falde, South Washington Alternative High School Principal Jolaine Mast, Pine Hill Elementary School Principal
7.1 PPT
They shared how they are personalizing education and improving culture at their schools.

7.2 Long Term Facilities Planning Guiding Change Document Julie Nielsen, Assistant Superintendent
Ms. Nielsen asked the Board for feedback on the document. She will review with the task force before returning to the June 20th Board meeting for approval.

8.0 Information Items:

8.1 ATPPS Tim Bunnell, ATPPS
8.1 Annual Report
8.1 PPT
Mr. Bunnell shared details of the program and presented the yearly report.

8.2 2019-20 Community Services Budget Bob Lawrence, Director of Community Education
8.2 PPT
Mr. Lawrence shared their vision, proposed budget summary and programs. This will return for approval at the June 20th Board meeting.

8.3 2019-20 Preliminary Budget Dan Pyan, Director of Finance
8.3 Budget
8.3 PPT
Mr. Pyan shared the projected budget. He will return for approval at the June 20th Board meeting.

8.4 Negotiations Update Sharon Van Leer, School Board Clerk
Ms. Van Leer shared the current status of negotiations.

9.0 Discussion Items: None.

10.0 Action Items:

10.1 Approval of e-Learning Plan Kelly Jansen, Director of Teaching and Learning Services
10.1 Plan
It was moved by Sharon Van Leer, seconded by Katie Schwartz to approve the e-Learning plan. All in favor, none opposed. Motion carried.

10.2 Approval of Resolution authorizing inclusion of NE Metro 916 Long Term Facility Maintenance Program Budget Dan Pyan, Director of Finance
10.2 Resolution
It was moved by Michelle Witte, seconded by Pat Driscoll to approve the NE Metro LTFM Budget. A roll call vote was taken. All in favor, none opposed. Motion carried.

11.0 Reports and Comments:

11.1 Superintendent’s Report
Dr. Jacobus reported on Graduation.

11.2 School Board Member Reports
Board members reported on graduation, negotiations, youth listening session and the Joe Slavin memorial Golf Tournament.

12.0 Future Meeting Dates:

12.1 Thursday, June 20, 2019 – School Board Meeting (DSC/6:30 p.m.)

12.2 Thursday, July 18, 2019 – School Board Meeting (DSC/6:30 p.m.)

13.0 Closed Session: Pursuant to Minnesota Statute 13D.03 for Labor Negotiations
Sharon Van Leer motioned to move to closed session at 9:07pm. Seconded by Katie Schwartz. All in favor, none opposed, motion carried. At 9:58pm, Tracy Brunnette motioned to re-convene the meeting. Seconded by Katie Schwartz. All in favor, none opposed, motion carried.

14.0 Adjournment
The meeting adjourned at 9:58pm.