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December 12, 2019 Agenda

INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT 833
SCHOOL BOARD MEETING
Thursday, December 12, 2019 / 6:30pm
District Service Center / Cottage Grove, MN

AGENDA
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 District Highlights:

PHS Chamber Choir, Ben O’Connor, Park High School Choir Director

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 Extended Field Trips
6.5 Approval of Electronic Fund Transfers
6.6 Approval of Resolution to Accept Gifts
6.7 Approval of November 21, 2019 School Board Meeting Minutes
6.8 Approval of Right of Entry with Washington County

7.0 Workshop Items: Agenda item scheduled for the January 9, 2019 meeting

8.0 Information Items:

8.1 Showcase Our Schools
Molly Roeske, Lake Middle School Principal
8.1 PPT

8.2 Public Hearing for Taxes Payable in 2020
Dan Pyan, Director of Finance and Operations
8.2 PPT
*** Public Comment will be allowed following this presentation about Taxes only***

8.3 Negotiations Update
Tracy Brunnette, School Board Chair

9.0 Discussion Items: None.

10.0 Action Items:

10.1 Approval of Resolution Establishing Polling Locations for School District Elections
Keith Jacobus, Superintendent

10.2 Approval of Final Tax Levy for Taxes Payable in 2020
Dan Pyan, Director of Finance and Operations

10.3 Approval of Wages & Benefits for OPEIU Employees
Dan Pyan, Director of Finance and Operations

10.4 Approval of Wages & Benefits with the  Principal Association
Dan Pyan, Director of Finance and Operations

11.0 Reports and Comments:

11.1 Superintendent’s Report
11.2 Student School Board Representatives Reports:
PHS
ERHS
WHS

12.0 Future Meeting Dates:

12.1 January 9, 2020 – School Board Meeting (DSC/6:30 p.m.)
12.2 January 23, 2020 – School Board Meeting (DSC/6:30 p.m.)

13.0 Adjournment