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November 28, 2017 at 7:00 PM - Regular

Agenda
I. CALL TO ORDER AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
Description:  The meeting will open with the Pledge of Allegiance.
II. ROLL CALL
III. MISSION STATEMENT
Description:  Columbia Heights Public Schools create worlds of opportunity for every learner in partnership with supportive small-town communities by challenging all to discover their talents, unleash their potential, and develop tools for lifelong success.  

CORE VALUES:  Community,  Excellence,  Collaboration,  Integrity, Respect, Courage, Innovation.
IV. AGENDA APPROVAL/ADJUSTMENTS, ANNOUNCEMENTS, CORRESPONDENCE
IV.A. Approval of Agenda
IV.B. Announcements
Description:  Dec. 12, Tue. 7:00 p.m. Regular School Board Meeting, Community Room
Dec. 22-Jan. 2 No School - Winter Break
Jan. 9, Tue. 5:30 p.m. School Board Organizational Meeting, Community Room
Jan. 9, Tue. 7:00 p.m. Regular School Board Meeting, Community Room
IV.C. Correspondence
V. COMMUNICATION TO THE BOARD
V.A. Citizens and Employee Representatives
Description:  At this time any citizen or employee may briefly address the School Board. The Board will listen to the brief remarks, ask clarifying questions and, if desired, request that the administration follow up. The Board will not take action at this meeting on requests presented at this time.
VI. CONSENT AGENDA
VI.A. Personnel Report
VII. ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF CONTRIBUTIONS
VIII. DISCUSSION, REPORTS, INFORMATION ITEMS
VIII.A. Reports from Members of the Board
Presenter:  Board Members
Description:  Board members will report on Board activities since the last regularly scheduled meeting of the Board of Education.
VIII.B. Superintendent's Report
Presenter:  Supt. Kelly
Description:  The Superintendent will report on activities since the last regularly scheduled meeting of the Board of Education.
VIII.C. Tenured Teacher Recognition
Presenter:  Lindsey Bennett, Dir. of Human Resources; Zena Stenvik, Dir. of Teaching and Learning
Description:  Director Bennett and Director Stenvik will share with the Board licensed faculty newly tenured in the District as of July 1, 2017.
VIII.D. OPEB Trust
Presenter:  Kristine Carr, Dir. of Finance and Operations; Merle Waters, Wells Fargo Private Bank
Description:  The Board will be presented with information on the OPEB Trust.
VIII.E. Building Vision Card - Columbia Academy
Presenter:  Zena Stenvik, Dir. of Teaching and Learning; Duane Berkas, Columbia Academy Principal
Description:  The Board will be presented with information on the vision card for Columbia Academy.
VIII.F. Minnesota Statewide Longitudinal Education Data Systems (SLEDS), Advance Placement (AP) and ACT Scores Updates
Presenter:  Zena Stenvik, Dir. of Teaching and Learning; Dan Wrobleski, CHHS Principal; Disa Fabeck, Research and Assessment Coordinator
Description:  The Board will be presented with information on Minnesota SLEDS including grad rate, pathways and SLEDS, Advance Placement (AP) and ACT Scores
VIII.G. Alignment of Required District Plans
Presenter:  Zena Stenvik, Dir. of Teaching and Learning
Description:  The Board will be presented with information on Alignment of Required District Plans.
VIII.H. Resolution to Combine Precincts for Special Election
Presenter:  Dawn Hoium, Election Clerk
Description:  The Board will be asked to approve a resolution to combine precincts for Special Elections.
IX. ACTION ITEMS
IX.A. 2017 Audit
Presenter:  Kristine Carr, Dir. of Finance and Operations; Caroline Stutsman, BerganKDV
Description:  The Board will be asked to approve the 2017 Audit.
IX.B. OPEB Trust Resolution of Board of Directors Certificate of Incumbency
Presenter:  Kristine Carr, Dir. of Finance and Operations
Description:  The Board will be asked to approve the OPEB Trust Resolution of Board of Directors Certificate of Incumbency.
IX.C. Police Liaison Contract Approval
Presenter:  Kristine Carr, Dir. of Finance and Operations
Description:  The Board will be asked to approve the Police Liaison Contract.
IX.D. New/Suspended/Deleted Courses
Presenter:  Zena Stenvik, Dir. of Teaching and Learning
Description:  The Board will be asked to approve new/suspended/deleted courses for the 2018-2019 school year.
IX.E. BoardBook Renewal
Presenter:  Bryan Hennekens, Dir. of Technology and Security Services
Description:  The Board will be asked to approve the renewal of BoardBook.
IX.F. Approval of School Board Organizational Meeting Procedures
Presenter:  Chair Larkin and Supt. Kelly
Description:  The Board will be asked to approve the "process for electing a school board chairperson based upon Robert's Rules of Order Newly Revised 10th Edition", as prepared by Karen Kepple, November 29, 2011 and First Monday in January as rules for the Organizational Meeting.
Attachments: (1)
IX.G. Building Capacity
Presenter:  Supt. Kelly
Description:  The Board will be asked to approve action related to Building Capacity.
X. BOARD TOPICS
XI. ADJOURN
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