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June 21, 2021 at 5:30 PM - Regular Meeting

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2. Call to Order / Roll Call / Pledge of Allegiance
Description:  ___ Jill Antony
___ Kelly Hoeft               
___ Tony Jacobs
___ Ryan Jones
___ Linda Leiding
___ Sara Rose
___ Kent Thiesse
3. Approval of Agenda

Motion:__________ Second:__________ Carried:___ Failed:___
4. Congratulations
Description:  Congratulations to our spring sport athletes who advanced into Section and State competitions!  

Golf - Allie Johnson - advanced to 2nd round of Sections
Softball - Valley Conference Champs, 4th place is Section 2AA and an overall final record of 20-3
Avery Voges and Jacie Schultz - Softball All Section Team   
Track - Valley Conference Girls Runner-Up, 6th Place in Section, and State Participants: Emily Lorentz: 6th in Shot Put & Discus, Grace Moeller: 10th in the Mile, Savannah Klockziem, Avery Voges, Katelin Flack, Ella Voges, and Samantha Rist: 14th place in 4x400 relay
Boys: Valley Conference Champions, Sub Section Champions, and 6th Place in Sections
5. Health and Safety Report
6. Consent Agenda
6.1.1. Donations
Description:  Recommended Motion: Pass a resolution to accept with appreciation the following donations: 
  • $60 from Afton Gross for Karla Caldwell's classroom
  • Donations from individuals below for the preschool playground:
    • Allison Paul - $500
    • Larry Schultz - $50
    • Vinnie's Shaved Ice - $39
    • Karissa Hall - $20
6.1.2. Grant
Description:  Congratulations to the Little Knights Preschool Program as they were awarded a $20,000 grant from SMIF.  The "Time to Shine - Lake Crystal ECI COVID Recovery Project" grant was used to: 
  • Expand the Outdoor Classroom/Playground
  • ECFE in the Park Summer Programming
  • Summer Preschool Jumpstart
  • "BookNooks" for parents and providers
  • Amplification systems for the three preschool classrooms
  • iPads for Preschool (3)
  • SMART TV for Preschool Classroom
  • Family ChildCare packs
  • Kindergarten Packs
Description:  Recommended Motion: To approve the contract non-renewal of Secondary Paraprofessional, Alex Birr, effective June 4, 2021.  
6.3. Approve minutes of May 17, 2021 regular meeting and June 7, 2021 Special Meeting.
6.4. Approve bills totaling $290,601.82; Wire transfers $696,360.13; and Student activity bills $669.65
Description:  Motion:_________________ Second:_____________ Carried:____ Failed:____
7. Citizen Participation
8. Reports
8.1. Superintendent Farrell's Final Report
8.2. Business Manager Report
8.3. Committee Reports
8.3.1. MVED
8.3.2. Policy Committee
8.3.3. Public Relations Committee
8.4. Student Council Written Report
8.5. South Central Service Cooperative
9. Correspondence
10. Old Business
Description:  Recommended Motion: To approve the revised 2020-21 student activity budget.  (Appendix)

Motion:___________ Second:______________ Carried:____ Failed:____
11. New Business
Description:  Met with Palmer Bus manager, Peter Backstrom, and discussed a transportation request of open enrolled students from a daycare in Amboy to LCWM.  At this point, there are three students from Amboy that are getting on a bus in Vernon Center and the possibility of two or more other students that would open enroll.  Palmer is proposing a charge of $2.00/mile beyond the District boundary for an annual cost of approximately $5,500.  

RECOMMENDED MOTION: To approve the proposal from Palmer Bus to pick up students from Amboy as presented.

Motion:_______________ Second:____________ Carried:____ Failed:____
Description:  RECOMMENDED MOTION: To approve the proposal from Johnson Controls for a server upgrade as presented. (Appendix)

Motion:_____________ Second:_____________ Carried:____ Failed:____
Description:  RECOMMENDED MOTION: To approve the Long Term Facility Maintenance 10 year Expenditure Plan for FY 21-FY2031.  (Appendix)

Motion:______________ Second:_______________ Carried:____ Failed:____
Description:  RECOMMENDED MOTION: To approve the Long Term Facility Maintenance projected Revenue for FY 22-2031.  (Appendix)

Motion:______________ Second:_______________ Carried:____ Failed:____
Description:  Recommended Motion: To approve Property and Casualty Insurance with North Risk Partners, LLC dba C.O. Brown (The Hanover Group, Employers). (Appendix) 

Motion:______________ Second:___________________ Carried:____ Failed:____
Description:  Recommended Motion: To approve the following mandated MSBA policies that are to be reviewed and approved annually.  (Appendix)

The policies in bold had substantive changes and will be reviewed during the meeting.  Other policies had changes with formatting, renaming, and non-substantive changes.  
A link to review all of the mandatory policies can be found by clicking HERE.  

102 — Equal Educational Opportunity — (Inclusive Education)
214 — Out-of-State Travel by School Board Members
401 — Equal Employment Opportunity
402 — Disability Nondiscrimination Policy
406 — Public & Private Personnel Data and Form: Employee Authorization for Release of Information
410 — Family & Medical Leave Policy
412 — Expense Reimbursement
413 — Harassment & Violence and Harassment & Violence Report Form
417 — Chemical Use & Abuse
418 — Drug-Free Workplace/Drug-Free School and Acknowledgement of Drug-Free Workplace/Drug-Free School Policy
419 — Tobacco-Free Environment; Possession and Use of Tobacco, Tobacco-Related Devices, and Electronic Delivery Devices
427 — Workload Limits for Certain Special Education Teachers
501 — School Weapons Policy
502 — Search of Student Lockers, Desks, Personal Possessions, and Student's Person
506 — Student Discipline and Notice of Suspension
514 — Bullying Prohibition Policy
515 — Protection and Privacy of Pupil Records and Public Notice & Juvenile Justice System Request for Information
516 — Student Medication
520 — Student Surveys and Public Notice Form
521 — Student Disability Nondiscrimination
522 — Title IX Sex Nondiscrimination Policy, Grievance Procedure and Process
524 — Internet Acceptable Use & Safety Policy and Internet Use Agreement — Student Form/Employee Form
526 — Hazing Prohibition
531 — The Pledge of Allegiance
532 — Use of Peace Officers and Crisis Teams to Remove Students with IEPs from School Grounds
533 — Wellness
534 — Unpaid Meal Charges
601 — School District Curriculum and Instruction Goals
603 — Curriculum Development
612-1 — Development of Parent and Family Engagement Policies for Title I Programs
616 — School District System Accountability
620 — Credit for Learning
709 — Student Transportation Safety Policy and Notification Forms
721 — Uniform Grant Guidance Policy Regarding Federal Revenue Sources
722 — Public Data Requests and Public Data Request Form
806 — Crisis Management Policy 
903 — Visitors to School District Buildings and Sites

Motion:_________ Second:__________ Carried:____Failed:____
Description:  RECOMMENDED MOTION: To approve LCWM Elementary Extended School Year services as follows: 
ESY for ECSE - 5 Students
12 Sessions, 2.5 hours each (4x per week for 3 weeks)
1 SPED Teacher
Transportation needed
SPED Teacher will need additional time for prep

ESY for Speech - 4 students
36 sessions - 24.5 Total Hours 
2 Speech Language Pathologists

ESY for Grades K-5 - 41 Students
12 Sessions, (3x/week for 4 weeks)
3 SPED Teachers and 6 paras needed for support

Motion:_____________ Second:_____________ Carried:____ Failed:____
Description:  RECOMMENDED MOTION: To approve the fundraising activity for the 2021-22 school year.  (Appendix)

Motion:_____________ Second:________________ Carried:____ Failed:____
11.9. REQUEST MILK BIDS (Action)
Description:  Recommended Motion: To approve requesting milk bids. Bid opening will be held on July 19, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. in the district office.

Motion:__________ Second:__________ Carried:___ Failed:___
11.10. APPROVE 2021-22 BUDGET (Action)
Description:  Recommended Motion: To approve the 2021-22 general fund, food service, community education, scholarship fund, debt redemption, student activities and OPEB budgets.  (Appendix)

Motion:______________ Second:____________ Carried:____ Failed:____
11.11. STUDY SESSION (Information)
Description:  There is no School Board Study Session in July.  The next study session will be August 2 and topics to be discussed are the Strategic Plan, Non-Tenured Teacher Summary, and the school board evaluation. 
12. Announcements
Thu, June 24 Tom's Retirement Party; 5-7; Lake Crystal Legion
Mon, July 12 Negotiations Committee Meeting; 5:30 pm
Mon, July 19 Regular School Board Meeting; 5:30 pm; Secondary Media Center
13. Other Business
14. Items for Future Agendas
15. Adjournment
Description:  Motion:__________ Second:__________ Carried:___ Failed:___

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