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August 17, 2020 at 6:00 PM - Regular Meeting

Agenda
1. CALL TO ORDER
Description:  Time:_____________
2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
3. ROLL CALL
Description:  Board: Bradley Erickson, Toscha Larson, Jayne Nesvig, Molly Paulsrud, Beth Rarick, and Vance Thoreson
Administration: Superintendent Michael Underwood, K-12 Principal Art Meyer
Staff and visitors in attendance:
4. VISITORS COMMENTS OR REQUESTS TO BE PLACED ON AGENDA - Chairman will assign a position on the Agenda for topics not included on this Agenda.
5. APPROVE OR MODIFY AGENDA
Description:  MOTION BY______________SECOND BY__________________________
BE IT RESOLVED that the Agenda be approved as presented.
(If anyone has another topic to bring up at the meeting it should be stated now, and if added by unanimous approval, then it will be given an agenda number by the Chairman.)
6. APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES
Description:  .
7. DISCUSSION ITEMS
7.A. Safe Learning Plan
7.B. G & R Controls presentation
7.C. Ultima account
8. SUPERINTENDENT REPORT
8.A. Construction update
8.B. Job postings
9. PRINCIPAL REPORT
10. ATHLETIC DIRECTOR REPORT
11. FINANCIAL REPORTS AND CLAIMS
11.A. A motion was made by______________, seconded by ________________.  BE IT RESOLVED that End of the Month checks totaling $8,035.24 for the following checks #40388 to #40342 be approved as presented and Monthly Board Bills for checks #40343 to #40365 totaling $88,288.29 and Student Fund Bills for checks #2264-2267 totaling $180.34.  Wire payments totaled $66,973.57 for the month.  There are no voided checks.  The board report is for checks listed for Fund 1 (General Fund), Fund 2 (Hot Lunch) and Fund 21 (Student Activity). 
11.B. TREASURER'S REPORT
12. OLD BUSINESS-NONE
12.A. A motion was made by _______, and seconded by ________, BE IT RESOLVED to accept the resignation of Bailey Solheim, effective August 17, 2020

 
12.B. A motion was made by_______________, and seconded by __________, BE IT RESOLVED to accept the resignation of Karen Thoreson as Science teacher at Climax-Shelly School, effective August 17, 2020 
13. NEW BUSINESS
13.A.

A motion was made by ________, and seconded by ________, BE IT RESOLVED  to adopt the following resoulution...

Adoption of Base Learning Model for the 2020-2021 School Year and Other COVID-19 Related Matters

 
WHEREAS, Minnesota Statutes Section 123B.09 vests the care, management, and control of independent districts in the school board; and

WHEREAS, the Superintendent of Independent School District 592 [hereinafter the "Superintendent"] is responsible for the management of the schools, the administration of all School District policies, and is directly accountable to the School Board; and

WHEREAS,  when responsibilities are not specifically prescribed nor School District policy applicable, the Superintendent shall use personal and professional judgment, subject to review by the School Board, pursuant to School District Policy 302, Superintendent;

WHEREAS, on March 13, 2020, Minnesota Governor Tim Walz issued Emergency Executive Order 20-01, which declared a peacetime emergency in Minnesota in response to the COVID-19 pandemic; and
 
WHEREAS, on July 30, 2020, Minnesota Governor Tim Walz issued Emergency Executive Order 20-82 and the Safe Learning Plan for 2020-2021 (the "Safe Learning Plan"), which set forth five Learning Models (in-person learning for all, in-person learning for elementary students and hybrid learning for secondary students, hybrid learning for all students, hybrid learning for elementary students and distance learning for secondary students, and distance learning) and authorized all school districts in the State of Minnesota to select and implement an appropriate base Learning Model in accordance with, and subject to, the Safe Learning Plan; and
 
WHEREAS, the Minnesota Department of Education ("MDE") has issued and may continue to issue written guidance for Minnesota schools on educational issues related to COVID-19; and

WHEREAS, the Minnesota Department of Health ("MDH") has issued and may continue to issue written guidance for Minnesota schools on public health issues related to COVID-19; and

WHEREAS, the Superintendent and the administration of the School District have conferred with the School Board regarding the available Learning Models, the current MDE and MDH requirements for each, and other relevant information; and

WHEREAS,  based upon the collective consideration of these factors,  the Superintendent has  recommended to the School Board that the Safe Learning Plan,. Level 2 will be the  base Learning Model to be implemented at the commencement of the 2020-2021 school year.
 
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, by the School Board of Independent School District No. 592 as follows:

Section 1:    The Superintendent is hereby directed to implement the following base Learning Model to open the 2020-2021 school year: Safe Learning Plan,. Level 2
     
Section 2: The Superintendent is hereby authorized, after consultation with the School Board Chair and notification to the School Board, to select and implement a different Learning Model for the School District or any specific school buildings without School Board action if the Superintendent reasonably believes that prompt implementation of a different Learning Model is necessary, and that constraints of time and public health considerations render it impractical to hold a School Board meeting to approve the implementation. The Learning Model selected and implemented by the Superintendent shall continue in effect unless and until the School Board, in consultation with the Superintendent and appropriate school district staff and public health officials, deems it in the best interest of the School District and its students to implement a different Learning Model. 
 
Section 3:    The Superintendent will provide regular updates to the School Board regarding the School District’s efforts to implement COVID-19 related educational and public health guidance issued by the MDE and the MDH, respectively.

Adopted this ________ day of _______________, 2020.

Roll Call Vote


 
________________________________________
School Board Chair
 
________________________________________
School Board Clerk
 
13.B. A motion was made by ________, and seconded by _________, BE IT RESOLVED to select __________________ as the Climax-Shelly School Interim Principal for the 2020-2021 school year 
13.D. A motion was made by ________, and seconded by ________. BE IT RESOLVED that First Community Credit Union, and Minnesota Liquid Asset Fund are named as official depositories for the 2020-2021 school year.
13.E. A motion was made by ________, and seconded by _________, BE IT RESOLVED to approve the contract with Northwest Mental Health Center for  $22,000for mental health counseling services for the 2020-2021 school year.
13.F. A motion was made by ________, and seconded by ________ BE IT RESOLVED to amend the 2020-2021 school calendar by forgiving two (2) student contacts days (February 12 2020, and March 12, 2020)  and adding two (2) Professional Development days, to be held on August 26, and 27, 2020
14. ADJOURN

A motion was made by______________, seconded by___________________________ BE IT RESOLVED to adjourn the meeting at ___________ pm.

 
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