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November 15, 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. Old Business:  
6.A. Criitical Race Theory
6.B. Discuss and approve Community Curriculum Committee. The Official Curriculum Committee members are: Joe Ryan, Paul Karelis, Andy Dokken, Dan Stifter.
7. New business:
7.A. Approve consent agenda items as follows:
7.A.1. Approve the following School Board Meeting Minutes:
7.A.1.a. October 18, 2021 School Board Meeting Minutes
Attachments: (1)
7.A.1.b. November 8, 2021, Special School Board Meeting Minutes
Attachments: (1)
7.A.2. Office receipts for the month of October, 2021 in the amount of $1,392,074.81.
7.A.3. Report of expenditures for October, 2021, including $605,973.21 for bills and $897,116.58 for payroll and district contribution to PERA, TRA, OASDI, Medicare and 403(b).
Attachments: (1)
7.A.4. Wire transfers for October, 2021 in the amount of $1,100,000.00.
Attachments: (1)
7.A.5. Donations for October, 2021 in the amount of $12,305.94. 
Attachments: (1)
7.A.6. Approve Youth Service Grants
7.A.6.a. Kindergarten Connects, Vicki Sundholm, $1,000
Attachments: (1)
7.A.7. Approve Resignations:
7.A.7.a. Natalie Ramsey, Bus Driver, 11/12/21
7.A.8. 2021-2022 Custodian Seniority List
7.A.9. 2021-2022 Aitkin Educational Support Staff Seniority List (AESS)
Attachments: (1)
7.A.10. 2021-2022 Bus Driver Seniority List
Attachments: (1)
7.A.11. Approve Early childhood Teachers' Seniority List
Attachments: (1)
7.B. Approve Resolution dissolving the Education Innovation Partners Cooperative Center, ISD No. 6091-50
7.C. Authorize the use of Janzen Auction Services to occasionally sell excess school equipment
7.D. Approve phone system bid with CTC.
7.D.1. CTC Bid
Attachments: (1)
7.E. Approve agreement between Aitkin Public School District 0001 and Lakes and Pines' Head Start Program, Program year 2021-2022
7.F. Approve Resolution to sell parcel no. 324 to MNDOT
7.G. Approve Campaign Financial Report Certification of Filing
Attachments: (1)
8. Administrative reports:
8.A. Board Members Reports:
8.B. Committee Reports:
8.B.1. November 9, 2021, Facilities & Finance Committee Meeting
Attachments: (1)
8.B.2. November 10, 2021 Transportation Committee Meeting
Attachments: (1)
8.B.3. November 10, 2021 Safety Committee Meeting
Attachments: (1)
8.B.4. November 11, 2021 American Indian Advisor Committee Meeting - Dawn Houser
8.C. Superintendent's report:
8.C.1. Enrollment: 
8.C.1.a. November, 2021 Enrollment
Attachments: (1)
8.C.2. Covid Vaccine Mandate
8.C.3. MSBA Letter regarding NSBA Letter to President of United States.
Attachments: (1)
8.C.4. Compensatory Aid Discussion
Attachments: (1)
8.C.5. Esser III grant application - Discuss application and board/parent input
8.D. Upcoming meetings:
8.D.1. Tuesday, November 23, 2021, Ed-MN Negotiations, 4:00 p.m. AHS Media Center, Ms. Houser, Mr. Ryan, Mr. Bailey
8.D.2. Wednesday, November 24, 2021, Personnel Committee Meeting, 3:45 p.m., AHS Media Center, Mr. Hasskamp, Mr. Ryan, Ms. Hills
8.D.3. Monday, December 6, 2021, Board Work Session, 7:00 p.m., AHS Media Center
8.D.4. Tuesday, December 7, 2021, Facilities and Finance Committee Meeting, 3:45 p.m., AHS Media Center, Mr. Hasskamp, Ms. Houser, Mr. Hoge, Mr. Ryan
8.D.5. Monday, December 20, 2021 Truth in Taxation, 6:30 p.m., AHS Media Center
8.D.6. Monday, December 20, 2021, School Board Meeting, 7:00 p.m., AHS Media Center
8.D.7. January 13-14, 2022, 2022 Leadership conference MSBA
9. Close meeting under MN Statute 13D.03, Labor negotiations strategy
10. Open Meeting
11. Adjourn.

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