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October 19, 2020 at 7:00 PM - School Board Meeting

1. Call meeting to order by the chairperson.
2. Roll call by the clerk.
3. Pledge of Allegiance.
4. Approval of agenda - revise or remove as needed.
5. *Comments from visitors.
5.A. Comments from visitors must be informational in nature and not exceed five (5) minutes per issue.  The Board cannot engage in a discussion or debate in this five minutes but will take the information and find answers if that is appropriate.  As part of board protocol, it is unacceptable for any speaker to slander or engage in character assassination at a public board meeting.
6. Scheduled presentations: (Max. 10 Minutes) None
7. Old Business:   
7.A. Policy 103 - Complaints - Students, Employees, Parents, Other persons - 2nd Reading
7.B. Policy 808-Covid-19 Face Covering Policy - 2nd Reading
7.C. Policy 531 - The Pledge of Allegiance - 2nd reading
7.D. Policy 532 - Use of Peace Officers and Crisis Team to remove Students with IEP's from School Grounds - 2nd Reading
7.E. Policy 533 - Wellness - 2nd Reading
7.F. Policy 537 - Walking Plan-2nd Reading
7.G. Policy 707 - Transportation of Public School Students - 2nd Reading
8. New business:
8.A. Approve consent agenda items as follows:
8.A.1. Approve the following School Board Meeting Minutes:
8.A.1.a. September 21, 2020 Board Minutes
8.A.2. Office receipts for the month of September, 2020 in the amount of $1,176,377.48.
8.A.3. Report of expeditures for September, 2020, including $793,461.52 for bills and $929,230.64 for payroll and district contribution to PERA, TRA, OASDI, Medicare and 403(b).
8.A.4. Insurance Account checks for September, 2020. None to report.
8.A.5. Wire transfers for September, 2020 in the amount of $1,200,000.00.
8.A.6. Donations for September, 2020 in the amount of $3,130.00
8.A.7. Consider and approve the following Extra-curricular Assignments:
8.A.7.a. BPA:
8.A.7.a.1. Scott Miller
8.A.7.a.2. Amanda Sorby
8.A.7.b. Knowledge Bowl: 
8.A.7.b.1. Jason May
8.A.7.b.2. Sean Smith
8.A.7.c. One Act:
8.A.7.c.1. Kelly Blake
8.A.7.d. Musical:
8.A.7.e. Kelly Blake
8.A.8. Accept Resignations:
8.A.8.a. Aida Gonzalez De Reich, Paraprofessional, June 4, 2020
8.A.8.b. Katie Cline, Paraprofessional, October 14, 2020
8.A.8.c. John Woodrow, Bus Driver, June 15, 2020
8.A.8.d. Joanne Fedorko, Alt School Secretary, October 12, 2020
8.A.8.e. Kris Karr, Junior High basketball and baseball, November 9, 2020
8.A.8.f. Tim Reinhardt, Bus Driver, 10/19/20
8.A.9. Approve Community Education Annual Report, 2020-2021
8.A.9.a. Approve Student Teaching Affiliation Agreement between Regents of the University of Minnesota through its College of Education and Human Develpment and Aitkin Public Schools
8.A.10. Approve Hirings:
8.A.10.a. Heather Kampf, Paraprofessional, November 16, 2020
8.A.10.b. Sarah Morris, Paraprofessional, Kitchen Server, 9/9/20
8.B. Approve Transfer of Funds per Heather Hipp
8.C. Discuss Commissioner's Review and Comment on Proposed Capital Project Levy
8.D. Approve 2020-2021 Aitkin Alternative School Handbook
9. Administrative reports:
9.A. Board Members Reports: None
9.B. Committee Reports:
9.B.1. Community Ed Advisory Council Meeting, September 29, 2020
9.B.2. Personnel Committee Meeting, September 30, 2020, Dan Stifter
9.B.3. Policy Committee Meeting Minutes, October 14, 2020
9.B.3.a. Policy 613 - Graduation Requirements - 1st Reading
9.B.3.b. Policy 620 - Credit for Learning and Grading System - 1st Reading
9.B.3.c. Policy 601 - School District Curriculum and Instruction Goals - 1st Reading
9.B.3.d. Policy 602 - Organization of School Calendar and School Day - 1st Reading
9.B.3.e. Policy 603 - Curriculum Development - 1st Reading
9.B.3.f. Policy 604 - Instructional Curriculum and Inclusion Plan - 1st Reading
9.B.3.g. Policy 609 - Religion - 1st Reading
9.B.3.h. Aitkin HS Transportation Waiver Form (2020-2021)
9.C. Superintendent's report:
9.C.1. Leading for the Future (LeaF) Series Application for Board Members
9.C.2. Virtual Community Meeting, October 20, 2020 7:00 p.m. Watch for link.
Only 3 Board members can attend. 
9.C.2.a. Join Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 827 8638 7903
Passcode: 3CzkJ6

9.C.3. Enrollment
9.C.4. Discussion of In-person/Hybrid/Distance Learning Options 
9.D. Upcoming meetings:
9.D.1. Community Virtual Meeting - Capitol Projects Levy, October 20, 2020 7:00 p.m. See for link
9.D.2. Personnel Committee Meeting, October 28, 2020, 3:45 p.m., HS Conference Room 137
9.D.3. ELECTION DAY - November 3, 2020 - Please go out and vote!
9.D.4. Facilities & Finance Committee Meeting, November 5, 2020, 3:45 p.m., HS Conference Room 137
9.D.5. Special School Board Meeting, November 9, 2020, 7:00 p.m., AHS Media Center
9.D.6. Policy Committee Meeting, November 11, 2020, 3:45 p.m., HS Conference Room 137
9.D.7. School Board Meeting, November 16, 2020, 3:45 p.m., HS Media Center
9.D.8. Truth in Taxation Hearing, December 21, 2020, 6:30 p.m., AHS Media Center
10. Adjourn.
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