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March 2, 2022 at 6:00 PM - Regular School Board Meeting

1. Call To Order
Speaker(s):  Forsberg
2. Roll Call of Attendance
Speaker(s):  Donovan
3. Approval of Agenda
Speaker(s):  Forsberg
Recommended Motion(s):  Approval of Agenda
4. Board Calendar Dates
Speaker(s):  Forsberg
Wednesday, March 23, 2022 - Building Tours: Metro Heights Academy at 8:00 a.m. and Karner Blue Education Center at 9:30 a.m.
Wednesday, April 6, 2022 - Building Tours: Auditory Oral Program at 8:30 a.m. and Pankalo Education Center at 9:30 a.m. 
Wednesday, April 6, 2022 - School Board Meeting at 6:00 p.m.
Thursday, April 7, 2022 - 916 Foundation Gala at 7 Vines at 5:00 p.m.
Wednesday, May 11, 2022 - Building Tours: WELS N at 8:00 a.m., South Campus at 9:00 a.m., and Quora Education Center at 10:30 a.m.
5. Questions and/or Comments from Citizens Present on Non-Agenda Items
Speaker(s):  Forsberg
Description:  Visitors attending the meeting who wish to address the school board on any issue that is not on the agenda may do so at this time. We ask that you complete the Request to Address the School Board form linked here prior to the school board meeting.
6. Presentations and Discussion Items
6.1. Career and Technical Education
Speaker(s):  Thomas
Jill Stewart-Kellar, Assistant Director
6.2. First Reading: 2022-23 School Calendar
Speaker(s):  Thomas
6.3. First Reading of Board Policies
Speaker(s):  Kumlien
Policy 714 Fund Balances
Policy 721 Uniform Grant Guidance Policy Regarding Federal Revenue Sources (Revised)
7. Superintendent's Report
Speaker(s):  Boe
8. Approval of the Consent Agenda
Speaker(s):  Forsberg
Recommended Motion(s):  The Superintendent recommends the School Board approve the Consent Agenda as detailed in the enclosure.
8.1. Minutes 
Meeting Minutes for February 2, 2022
8.2. Payment of Bills and ACH Payments
 $5,297,555.46 for check numbers *600605-600706, ACH payments and Wires except for voids as marked on check register. 
8.3. Personnel
Description:  Employment, Resignations, Eliminate Positions, Adjust Hours/FTE, Leave of Absence, Reassignments/Transfers, New Positions
8.4. Donations
Northeast Metro 916 received miscellaneous clothing items totaling $105 from Amy O'Neil. 
8.5. Approval of Joint Powers Agreement with Minnesota State Colleges and Universities and Century College
The joint powers agreement outlines the concurrent enrollment courses offered at Century College by Northeast Metro 916 faculty. Century College provides the coursework for these courses and a faculty mentor to Northeast Metro 916 faculty. The Superintendent recommends that the School Board authorize the administration to execute this joint powers agreement with Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (Century College) for the delivery of concurrent enrollment courses at the Northeast Metro 916 Career & Technical Center for the period July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2022.
9. Action Items
9.1. Retirements (10+ Years)
Speaker(s):  Boe
Michelle Beaulieu, Interpreter II, has provided the school district with 29 years of service. Her retirement date is 06/09/2022. 
Recommended Motion(s):  The Superintendent recommends accepting the resignation listed above upon the occasion of their retirement.
9.2. FY23 Budget Assumptions
Speaker(s):  Kumlien
The administrative staff of Northeast Metro 916 are developing the financial budget for the next fiscal year. Financial assumptions are a key driver in the budget development process.
Recommended Motion(s):  The Superintendent recommends that the School Board approve the 2022-23 financial assumptions for budget development for Northeast Metropolitan Intermediate School District 916 as presented.
9.3. Committee Assignments
Speaker(s):  Forsberg
Description:  In October 2021, the School Board approved board committee assignments. The Personnel Committee and Metro ECSU Committee had open positions remaining and Board Members were given a chance to fill those positions if interested. 
Recommended Motion(s):  The School Board Chair recommends the Executive Committee fill the open positions on the Personnel Committee and Laura Oksnevad fill the open position on the Metro ECSU Committee for the 2021-22 school year.
10. Board Forum
Speaker(s):  Forsberg
Description:  The Board Forum provides School Board members with an opportunity to share in written format (see attachment) items of interest and information from their home district. Board members may share verbal updates at the meeting which are pertinent to all of the member districts related to the following:
  • MSBA, AMSD and SEE
  • Northeast Metro 916 or Special Events in member districts 
11. Adjournment
Speaker(s):  Forsberg
Recommended Motion(s):  Adjournment of Meeting

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