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January 31, 2022 at 6:00 PM - Regular Meeting

1. Call to Order by Chairman.
2. Pledge
3. Roll Call by Clerk.
4. Approve Agenda 
Aye:                                                           Moved:
Nay:                                                           Seconded:
5. Consider consent agenda, revise and remove as needed.
5.a. Correction and approval of Minutes of Regular meeting of December 13, 2021.
5.b. Consideration of Claims and Accounts:
5.b.1. Approve the  December 2021 bills in the amount of $389,238.46
This total includes: 

a.        General Fund:                                               $338,728.58
b.         Food Service Fund:                                      $8,792.90

c.         Transportation Fund:                                    $20,316.00

d.         Community Service Fund:                            $17,766.96

e.         Capital Expenditure Fund:                            $3,634.02

5.b.2. Approve current bills through January 25th, 2022, presented for payment in
the amount of $190,762.44.
5.b.3. Review investments and wire transfers:  

            Investments: No changes 

            Financial                       Purchase                            Maturity       Interest   
            Institution                         Date            Amount          Date             Rate                                                             

5.b.4. Approve the December, 2021 receipts in the amount of $424,684.71

This total includes: 

       General Fund:                      $376,495.91
       Food Service Fund:              $23,072.34

       Community Service Fund:    $16,029.58

       Debt Service Fund:               $9,086.88      
Description:  Aye:                                                                                        Moved:                             
Nay:                                                                                       Seconded:
5.c. Recognitions
5.d. (open for consent items)
6. Comments and requests from visitors
7. Transportation Report
8. Committee Reports:
8.a. Curriculum Committee
8.b. Policy Committee: 
8.c. School and Community Health Committee 
8.d. Safety/Transportation Committee
8.e. Negotiations Committee
8.e.1. Approve the Building & Grounds Director Agreement for the 2021-2023 school years.
8.e.2. Approve the contract for the Nurse for the 2021-2023 school years.
8.e.3. Superintendent's intent to negotiate
8.f. Community Education Report : See report attached
8.g. Early Childhood Report
8.h. Building & Grounds Director Report
  - Standard Response Protocol.
  - I Love You Guys Foundation Memorandum of Understanding.
8.i. Principal's Report
8.j. Superintendent's Report

9.a. Rescind motion to post an 1.0 FTE, K-12 Para Professional.
10.a. Worlds Best Workforce Report
Adopt Resolution Directing the Administration to Make Recommendations for Reductions in Programs and Positions and reasons thereof.

WHEREAS, the financial condition of the school district dictates that the school board
must reduce expenditures immediately, and
WHEREAS, there has been a reduction in student enrollment, and,
WHEREAS, this reduction in expenditure and decrease in student enrollment must
include discontinuance of positions and discontinuance or curtailment of programs, and
WHEREAS, a determination must be made as to which teachers' contracts must be
terminated and not renewed and which teachers may be placed on unrequested leave of absence
without pay or fringe benefits in effecting discontinuance of positions,
BE IT RESOLVED, by the School Board of Independent School District No. 002, as
That the School Board hereby directs the Superintendent of Schools and administration to
consider the discontinuance of programs or positions to effectuate economies in the school
district and reduce expenditures and, as a result of a reduction in enrollment, make
recommendations to the school board for the discontinuance of programs, curtailment of
programs, discontinuance of positions or curtailment of positions.
10.c. Rescind motion for leave time for Christine Dorry. 
10.d. Approve the 2022-2023 school year calendar, option A and B.
10.e. Intent  to invite Northland/Remer to continue to share the Superintendent position for the 22-23 school year. Percentage change of responsibility to 60% Northland/Remer, 40% Hill City based on budget, staff and students. 
10.f. Accept the notification of retirement from Diana Magner, Second Grade Teacher, effective the last workday of the 2021-2022 school year. 
10.g. Approve Maternity Leave for Amanda Rutanen.
10.h. Approve long term leave for Lisa Blanchard.
10.i. Approve leave time for Christine Dorry, and post for a long-term substitute starting February 11th-March 25th.
10.j. Approve hiring Sam Sparen as Head High Baseball Coach for the 2021-2022 school year with pay as per the current HCUE Master Agreement.
10.k. Approve hiring Matt Alleva as Junior High Baseball Coach for the 2021-2022 school year with pay as per the current HCUE Master Agreement.
10.l. Approve hiring Chuck Holm as the Assistant Baseball Coach for the 2021-2022 school year with pay as per the current HCUE Master Agreement.
11. Meetings to be Attended and Meetings Attended.
11.a. Next Regular Board meeting: February 28, 2022
12. Adjourn
13. Respectfully Submitted,

Joell Miranda, Clerk

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