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May 17, 2021 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)
6.A. Paul Karelis, Graduation
7. Old Business:  No old business
7.A. Superintendent Evaluation
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. April 19, 2021 School Board Meeting
Attachments: (1)
8.A.1.b. May 3rd, 2021 Board Work Session
8.A.2. Office receipts for the month of April, 2021, in the amount of $2,311,116.84.
8.A.3. Report of expenditures for April, 2021, including $461,245.22 for bills and $928,147.83 for payroll and district contribution to PERA,TRA, OASDI/Medicare and 403(b).
Attachments: (1)
8.A.4. Insurance Account checks for April 2021 - Check numbers 14673 and 14674 in the amount of $4,284.95. This leaves a balance in this account of $229.29 as of May 9, 2021. A check for $229.29 will be written to the school and the account will be closed. This is the last transaction for this insurance account.
8.A.5. Donations for April, 2021 in the amount of $8,856.84.
Attachments: (1)
8.A.6. Wire transfers for April, 2021 in the amount of $1,200,000.00.
Attachments: (1)
8.A.7. Approve the following Resignations:
8.A.7.a. Kelly Blake, .42 Choral Director, June 30, 2021
8.A.7.b. Kelly Blake, Director of One Act Play, June 30, 2021
8.A.7.c. Amanda Sorby, Volleyball Coach, Junior High, 06/30/21
8.A.7.d. Andrea Zasmeta, Assistant Coach, Varsity Dance Team, April 25, 2021
8.A.7.e. Scott Sherman, Alt School Teacher, 06/30/21
8.A.7.f. Alaine Sandberg, High School Special Ed Teacher, Alt School Special Ed Teacher, Jr. High Volleyball Coach, 06/30/2021
8.A.7.g. Briana Tetrick, Prom Committee Advisor, June 30, 2021
8.A.7.h. Craig Larson, DCD Special Ed. Teacher, 06/30/2021
8.A.7.i. Gary Blake, Alt School Principal, 06/30/2021
8.A.8. Approve Hirings:
8.A.8.a. Kelly Sue Jelencich-Klein, Special Ed. Teacher, 2021-2022
8.A.8.b. Dan Krueger, Business Education Teacher, 2021-2022
Attachments: (1)
8.A.8.c. Tara Proctor, Title Teacher, 2021-2022
8.A.8.d. Cara Samuelson, Title Teacher, 2021-2022 School year
8.A.8.e. Chesna Siegford, Special Ed Teacher, 2021-2022 School Year
8.A.8.f. Sue Peterson, Special Ed Teacher, 2021-2022 School year
8.A.8.g. Robert Blume, Mechanic, June 1, 2021
8.A.9. Approve Music Technician Independent Contractor Agreement with Rebecca May for 2021.
Attachments: (1)
8.A.10. Approve the Aitkin Educational Support Staff Seniority list for 2020-2021
Attachments: (1)
8.B. Approve raising sports fees  for the High School from $100 to $120 per season, Jr. High from $55 to $60 without doing the 3rd sport free. This will raise approximately an additional $14,000
Attachments: (1)
8.C. Discuss and approve amount of Capital Projects Levy
Attachments: (2)
8.D. Approve Resolution proposing to place Dan Athman on Unrequested Leave of Absence.
Attachments: (1)
9. Administrative reports:
9.A. Board Members Reports:
9.B. Committee Reports:
9.B.1. Community Education Advisory Board, April 21, 2021, Dawn Houser
Attachments: (1)
9.B.2. 042821 Personnel Committee Meeting, Mr. Stifter 
Attachments: (1)
9.B.3. 050521 Facilities and Finance Committee Meeting, Mr. Ryan, Mr. Hoge, Ms. Houser
Attachments: (1)
9.B.4. 051221 Policy Committee Meeting, Mr. Hoge
Attachments: (1)
9.B.4.a. Policy 716 - ISD1 Remote Access VPN Acceptable Use Policy, First Reading
Attachments: (1)
9.B.4.b. Policy 721 - Uniform Grant Guidance Policy Regarding Federal Revenue Sources, First Reading
Attachments: (1)
9.B.4.c. Policy 722 - Public Data Requests, First Reading
Attachments: (1)
9.B.4.d. Policy 724 - Accident Reports/First Aid - First Reading
Attachments: (1)
9.B.4.e. Policy 725 - Food Service Management, REMOVE from Policies, this is Policy 534 currently. 
9.B.4.f. Policy 726 - Use of Class III Vehicles - First Reading
Attachments: (1)
9.B.4.g. Policy 727 - Self funded Insurance Pool Statement of Conditions - First Reading
Attachments: (1)
9.B.4.h. Policy 728 - Campus Portal Acceptable use and Safety Policy - First Reading
Attachments: (1)
9.B.4.i. Policy 729 - Admission to School Activities, First Reading
Attachments: (1)
9.C. Superintendent's report:
9.C.1. Contract Negotiations
9.C.2. Aitkin Schools Levy Referendum - Todd Stone, Rapp Strategies
Attachments: (1)
9.C.3. Meeting with Aitkin Education Foundation: CPL
9.C.4. May, 2021 Enrollment
Attachments: (1)
9.C.5. Community Outreach Night out
9.C.6. Thank Karen Hillman for her years of service to maintain the insurance pool account. This ends as of this board agenda.
9.D. Upcoming meetings:
9.D.1. May 19, 2021, Transportation Committee Meeting, 9:00 a.m., District Office
9.D.2. May 19, 2021, Meet and Confer Committee Meeting, 3:45 p.m., HS Conference Room 
9.D.3. May 26, 2021, Personnel Committee Meeting, 3:45 p.m., HS Conference Room 137
9.D.4. May 24, 2021, Board Work Session, 3:45 p.m., HS Media Center and Google Meet
9.D.5. June 2, 2021, Facilities & Finance Committee Meeting, 3:45 p.m., HS Conference Room 137
9.D.6. June 7, 2021 Board Work Session, 7:00 p.m., HS Media Center and Google Meet
9.D.7. June 9, 2021, Policy Committee Meeting, 3:45 p.m., HS Conference Room 137
9.D.8. June 21, 2021, School Board Meeting, 7:00 p.m., HS Media Center and Google Meet
9.D.9. June 21, 2021, School Board Meeting, 7:00 p.m., HS Media Center and Google Meet
10. Adjourn.
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