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January 4, 2021 at 7:00 PM - Regular Board Meeting

1. Call the meeting to order/roll call
2. Pledge of Allegiance
3. Mission Statement
4. Oath of Office for New Board Members
5. Approval of and/or changes to agenda
6. Open forum for citizens to address the school board
7. Organizational Business
7.a. Elect Chairperson
7.b. Elect Vice-Chair
7.c. Elect Clerk
7.d. Elect Treasurer
7.e. Organization of the Committees
Attachments: (2)
8. Approval of routine business items which includes the consent agenda and the approval of meeting minutes.
8.a. Consent Agenda
8.a.1. Contracts/Adjustments/Position Change
8.a.1.a. Long Term Sub/Kitchen sub- Lynette Hartman starting 12/21/2020 through 3/1/2021.
Attachments: (1)
8.a.1.b. Operations Secretary-Chelsey Novak starting date is to be determined upon approval or 2 weeks from 12/30/2020.
Attachments: (1)
8.a.2. Medical Leave 
8.a.2.a. Correction from December Board Meeting-Samantha Lahr will be returning from her maternity leave on June 1, 2020. It was presented as a June 2, 2020 return date.
8.a.2.b. Starting 12/23/2020, Jesse Orton is requesting a maternity leave-Wife expecting and will be returning as of 1/11/21.
8.a.2.c. Starting 1/11/2021, Donita Beehler is requesting a medical leave as an Educational assistant  (for 4-6 weeks) and as a bus driver (12-14 weeks).
8.a.3. Approval of Meeting Minutes
Attachments: (2)
8.a.4. Organizational Business
8.a.4.a. 2021 Standard Mileage Rates for Businesses from IRS- .56 cents per mile
8.a.4.b. School Board Members: $4,000 Annual Stipend ($1,000 paid quarterly)
$100/year for Clerk and Treasurer; $500/year for Chairperson
Board Member Family Passes to all district events to the field house
8.a.4.c. Designate Depositories: MN School District Liquid Asset Fund Plus, Frandsen Bank and Trust of Foley, Falcon National Bank, MN Trust
8.a.4.d. Designate Legal Counsel: Rupp, Anderson, Squires, and Waldspurger, PA
8.a.4.e. Official Publication: Benton County News
8.a.4.f. Designated Posting Place: Foley District Office
9. Resolution of Accepting Gifts (Action)
Attachments: (1)
10. Set Board-Committee Meeting Dates January 2021-December 2021 (Discussion-Action)
Presenter:  Paul Neubauer
Attachments: (1)
11. School Calendar Semester 2 2020-21 (Discussion/Action)
Presenter:  Paul Neubauer
Description:  Calendar Features;
1.)  Blue/White for Hybrid grades 6-12
2.)  All distance days (Pink)
3.)  Early dismissals (teacher planning) indicated by the triangle
Attachments: (1)
12. Meeting Events and Notices
Note that this list does not include all scheduled events. Please visit for a full calendar or visit the district office.
12.a. January 11, 2021- DACCS meeting at 5:00PM located in the FIS Media Center
12.b. January 12, 2021- Policy Committee Meeting at 4:00 PM Virtually
12.c. January 14, 2021-DLT meeting at 1:30 PM located in the FIS Media Center
12.d. January 25, 2021- Regular School Board Meeting located in the FIS Media Center. Time is TBD.
13. Open forum for citizens to address the school board
14. Opportunity for board member and administrator comments
15. Adjournment
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