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December 21, 2020 at 6:45 PM - Regular School Board Meeting

1. Call to Order
Discussion:  The meeting was called to order by Chair Bredman at 7:01 PM
2. Roll Call
Discussion:  Members present: Dion Bredman, Marla Field, Ryan Lindbom, Greg Berg, Jacob Thompson, Leslie Shirek, Dave Herbranson and Superintendent Ellerbusch.
Guest present: Carrie Jenkins, Desiree Erickson, Ryan Tonsfeldt, Karen Lauer, Mike Rietz, Dean Ernst, Kari Sunderland, Jennifer Gylland, Alison Willers, Breanna Chuinard, Michael Stein, Jodi Samuelson and Brooke Fradet.  Attending via Zoom: Tori Olson, Shari Grabow, Chris Messer, Dan Goemann and Mike Schaub. 
3. Pledge of Allegiance
4. Approval of Agenda
7. Appreciation, Recognition and Presentations
7.A. Relocation of High School Office
Presenter:  Dan Goemann
7.B. Choir and Band Trip
Presenter:  Mrs. Gylland and Mr. Knudson
7.C. Property Tax Abatement
Presenter:  Karen Lauer and Ryan Tonsfeldt
7.D. Truth in Taxation Hearing
Presenter:  Jodi Samuelson

7.E. World's Best Workforce Annual Report 2020

Presenter:  Dr. Ellerbusch
8. Recognition of Citizens for Input Purposes
Discussion:  Kari Sunderland a parent in the district addressed the Board on the importance of the distance learning teachers and the great work they have been doing for her son and the other distance learning students.  
9. Reports/News
9.A. High School Principal's Report
9.B. Elementary Principal/Activities Director's Report
9.C. Superintendent's Report
9.D. Board Committee Reports
10. Removal of Consent Items for Discussion
11. Approval of Consent Items
11.A. Personnel
Description:  All hirings are based upon the findings of each individual's background check, licensure status, and discipline report from the Minnesota Department of Education.
11.A.1) Approve Ashley Schwartz as a Special Education Paraprofessional
11.A.2) Approve Chandra Buck as a Special Education Paraprofessional
11.A.3) Approve Nycole Mouristen as 9th Grade Girls Basketball Coach
11.A.4) Approve Jenson Beachy as 9th Grade Boys Basketball Coach
11.A.5) Approve Zach Anderson as an Assistant Wrestling Coach 
11.A.6) Approve Chase Brenner as a Volunteer Wrestling Coach
11.B. Donations
11.B.1) $440 Donation from Donors Choose for Distance Learning Materials for Preschool
11.B.2) $50 Donation from Thomas, LL for Football Auxiliary Account
11.B.3) $50 Donation from Earl Rogers for Football Auxiliary Account
11.C. Seniority Lists
11.C.1) 2020-2021 Seniority List for Certified Education Minnesota Barnesville
11.C.2) 2020-2021 Seniority List for Paraprofessionals
Attachments: (1)
11.C.3) 2020-2021 Seniority List for Custodians
12. New Business
12.A. Property Tax Abatement for Qualified Owners
12.B. Extend Two (2) Year Property Tax Rebate from January 1, 2020 to December 31, 2022
12.C. Distance Learning Fridays
12.D. Distance Learning Teachers
12.E. School Resource Officer Contract
Discussion:  Motion was made to extend the contract for 6 months January 1, 2021 through June 30, 2021, and not to exceed the amount of $18,500.
12.F. Certification of Property Tax Levy 2020, Payable 2021
12.G. Wellness Policy
Presenter:  Mr. Schaub
Attachments: (1)
12.H. Project Application and Project Certification for Payment (Draw 8)
13. Addendum
13.A. Donations
13.A.1) $250 Donation from Lake Region Electric Cooperation for Helping Families in Need
13.A.2) $250 Donation from Bell Bank for Helping Families in Need
13.B. Virtual MSBA Leadership Convention
14. Discussion/Information
14.A. Construction Project
15. Enrollment Update
Discussion:  Grades K-5: 424, Grades 6-12: 472  Total Enrollment: 896
16. Dates to Remember
16.A. Organizational School Board meeting
16.A.1) Monday, January 4, 2021, 7:00 PM
17. Adjournment
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