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July 27, 2020 at 6:00 PM - Regular Meeting

I. Call to Order -  Pam Baker, Chairperson
I.A. Attendance
I.B. Additional Agenda Items
II. Approval
II.A. Approve Agenda & Additional Items
II.B. Approve Meeting Minutes
II.B.1. Special Meeting June 9, 2020
Attachments: (1)
II.B.2. Regular Meeting June 22, 2020
Attachments: (1)
II.C. Approve Bills & Payroll in the amount of $3,018,101.51, Deposits in the amount of $741,036.44, and Transfers in the amount of $4,200,000.00. 
Attachments: (1)
III. Visitor Comments
Description:  Comments from visitors should be informational in nature and not exceed 3 minutes per issue.  The Board will not engage in a discussion or debate in those 3 minutes but will take the information and find answers if it is appropriate.  As part of the protocol, visitors must keep their ideas and opinions related to policy issues.  It is unacceptable for any speaker to slander, engage in character assassination or discuss student or personnel issues (i.e. teacher, coaches, bus drivers, principals, Board Members, etc.) at a public board meeting.  The person wishing to address the Board must send an email to: on or before but no later than 5:00 p.m. on the day of the meeting.
IV. Recognition
IV.A. Approve Monetary Donations
Attachments: (1)
IV.B. Congratulations to the Business Office for Earning the Minnesota Department Of Education's School Finance Award for the 15th time in 16 years
V. Reports
V.A. Joint Principal Report
Bobbie Jo Bastian, Elementary Principal / Jennifer Wilson, 7-12 Principal
Attachments: (1)
V.A.1. WEM 2020-2021 Back to School Survey Results
Attachments: (1)
V.B. Jeff Boran, Community Education & Activities Director
Attachments: (1)
V.C. Board Member Reports
V.D. Board Committee Reports
V.E. Joel Whitehurst, Superintendent
VI. Information / Discussion
VII. Action
VII.A. Approve Resolution Relating to the Election of School Board Members and Calling the School District General Election (School Board Candidacy Filing Dates July 28 - August 11)
Attachments: (1)
VII.B. Approve 2020-2021 Resolution For Membership in the Minnesota State High School League
Attachments: (1)
VII.C. Approve Bids for Dairy Products, Snow Removal, Vehicle Fuel and Fuel Oil for the 2020-21 School Year
Attachments: (1)
VII.D. Approve General Work Agreement with Waseca Public Schools - Rachel Kluver for the position of Summer School Special Education - Occupational Therapy (WEM)
Attachments: (1)
VIII. Personnel
VIII.A. Approve Letters of Resignation
VIII.A.1. Katie Gerst, Paraprofessional.  Effective Immediately
VIII.A.2. Linzie Francis, Custodian.  Effective July 23, 2020
VIII.A.3. Sabine Bill, Paraprofessional.  Effective August 6, 2020
VIII.A.4. Nancy Fessel, Morristown Administrative Assistant.  Effective August 12, 2020
VIII.B. Approve New Hires
VIII.B.1. Shawna Peterson-Brown, 2020-21 School Psychologist - $475/Day, up to 55 Days
Attachments: (1)
VIII.B.2. Jeanne Anderson, School Nurse - BA+10/Step 11, $46,457
Attachments: (1)
VIII.C. Approve Requests for Lane Change
VIII.C.1. Rebecca Kelley - BS 50/MS to MS10.  Effective June 15, 2020
VIII.C.2. Jared Larson, BS to BS10.  Effective June 15, 2020
VIII.C.3. Brenda Bohnsack, BS15 to BS50/MS.  Effective June 15, 2020
VIII.D. Approve Summer School Staff (Monday-Thursdays, July 6-30, 2020)
VIII.D.1. Deb Wollin, Administrative Assistant - $14.12/Hour
VIII.D.2. Roger Lamont, Bus Driver - $47.99/Route
VIII.D.3. James Hanks, Bus Driver - $47.99/Route
IX. Adjournment
August 13, 2020 6:00 p.m. Work Session
August 24, 2020 6:00 p.m. Regular Meeting
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