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December 20, 2021 at 5:30 PM - Regular Meeting

1. Call to Order / Roll Call / Pledge of Allegiance
Description:  ___ Jill Antony
___ Kelly Hoeft               
___ Tony Jacobs
___ Ryan Jones
___ Linda Leiding
___ Sara Rose
___ Kent Thiesse
2. Approval of Agenda
Motion:__________ Second:__________ Carried:___ Failed:___
3. Congratulations
Description:  Congratulations to LCWM senior, Grace Moeller, who was selected as the State High School Heisman Award Winner for females in Minnesota. Moeller’s state win comes with a $1,000 scholarship to offset college tuition costs.

This year’s LCWM school winner for boys was Camden Ludeman.   Camden is the Knights All District Football Player as well as a Knight's State Honor Roll Track Athlete.  

To be eligible for this award, students must maintain a weighted GPA of 3.0 (B average) or better. Applicants also need to be proven leaders and role models within their school and community.  Applicants must participate or have participated in grades 9, 10, or 11 in at least one of the sports recognized by the International Olympic Committee in the Summer and Winter Olympic Games, the Paralympic Games or the National Federation of State High School Associations. (

Congratulations to LCWM senior, Kaitlyn Kirchner, on being chosen as one of 104 students nationwide to participate in a week-long government and leadership education program through the United States Senate Youth Program (USSYP)!  The highly competitive program is merit-based and also awards each student with a $10,000 undergraduate college scholarship with encouragement to pursue coursework in history and political science.  

Kaitlyn was one of two students in Minnesota selected to be a delegate and will have the opportunity to hear  major policy addresses by senators, cabinet members, officials of the Departments of State and Defense, leaders of other federal agencies and senior members of the national media. Delegates also traditionally participate in a meeting with a justice of the U.S. Supreme Court and the president of the United States. 
4. Consent Agenda
Description:  Recommended Motion: Pass a resolution to accept with appreciation the following donations: 
  • $1,000 from Josh & Casie Wilm in memory of Tom Roth for the LCWM Wrestling Program
  • $220 from Afton Gross for Karla Caldwell's Classroom
  • $75 from the Red Hat Ladies for negative lunch balances
  • The following donations towards the greenhouse project: 
    • $5,000 from Crystal Valley
    • $5,000 from Norm Sieling
    • $2,500 from Marcille Jensen
    • $2,500 from Engles Farm Partnership
    • $1,000 from Grody & Mary Kuznia
    • $515 cash donations from MinnStar Bank Ag Appreciation Night
    • $500 from Kent & Liz Thiesse
    • $500 from Mike & Janelle Greenough
    • $500 from TLG Farms
    • $500 from Ted & Tania Goettl
    • $500 from Bob & Judy Schroeder
    • $100 from Don & Barb Overlie
4.2. HIRES
Description:  RECOMMENDED MOTION: To hire Charlene Manke as a food service assistant.  Salary: Based on the Agreement Between ISD 2071 and the Classified Association).
Description:  RECOMMENDED MOTION: To approve a medical leave of absence for Bonnie Barott beginning December 6 through Decemeber 22, 20211.  
4.4. Approve minutes of November 15, 2021 regular meeting and December 6, 2021 special meeting.
4.5. Approve bills totaling $377,668.69; wire transfers totaling $318,971.28; and student activity bills totaling  $11,230.60.

Motion:____________ Second:_____________ Carried:___ Failed:___
5. Citizen Participation
6. Reports
6.1. Superintendent Report
6.1.1. Enrollment
6.2. Business Manager Report
6.3. Elementary Principal Report
6.4. Secondary Principal Report
6.5. Committee Reports
6.5.1. World's Best Workforce 
6.5.2. Policy Committee
7. Correspondence
8. Old Business
9. New Business
Description:  RECOMMENDED MOTION: To approve the revisions made to policies in series 400-600.  

Suggested Revisions can be viewed by clicking HERE.

Motion:_____________ Second:______________ Carried:___ Failed:___
Description:  Recommended Motion: To approve the Resolution Establishing Combined Polling Places for Multiple Precincts and Designating Hours During Which the Polling Places Will Remain Open for Voting for School District Elections Not Held on the Day of a Statewide Election. (Appendix)

Motion:_____________ Second: ______________ Carried:____Failed:_____
Description:  Recommended Motion: Raise the sub rate to $130/day effective days worked January 1, 2022 

Motion:_____________ Second:_____________ Carried:___ Failed:___
Description:  On Monday, December 6, 2021, the public was presented an overview of the proposed 2021, payable 2022 Property Tax Levy. Public input was sought regarding the proposed Tax Levy. All citizens of I.S.D. 2071 were invited to give members of the school board their opinions on the proposal.

Recommended Motion: To approve and certify the proposed 2021, payable 2022 Property Tax Levy as presented.

Motion:_____________ Second: _____________ Carried: _____ Failed:____
Description:  Recommended Motion: To approve the World's Best Workforce Summary as presented at the December Study Session.  (Appendix)

Motion:__________ Second:__________ Carried:___ Failed:___
9.6. WORLD'S BEST WORKFORCE 2021-22 GOALS (Action)
Description:  Recommended Motion: To approve the World's Best Workforce Goals for the 2021-22 school year.  

Motion:__________ Second:__________ Carried:___ Failed:___
9.7. SECONDARY ROOF PLAN (Information) 
Description:  Discussion on the secondary school roof.
10. Announcements
Dec 23-Jan 2 No School
Monday, Jan 3 School Board ReOrg Meeting; 5:30 pm
  School Resumes
Mon, Jan 14 Two Hour Late Start
January 13-14 MSBA Convention
Tue, Jan 18 School Board Regular Meeting; 5:30 pm
Fri, Jan 21 SEC Semester Finals
Wed, Jan 26 Student Council Breakfast; 7:00 am

11. Other Business
12. Items for Future Agendas
13. Adjournment
Description:  Motion:__________ Second:__________ Carried:___ Failed:___

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