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February 14, 2022 at 6:00 PM - Regular School Board Meeting

Agenda
1. ROUTINE BUSINESS ITEMS
1.1. Call to Order/Pledge of Allegiance
1.2. Roll Call: Birhanzl ___  Helgeson ___ Pauling ___  Sachariason ___ Snell ___  and Stenson ___
1.3. Approval of Agenda
1.4. Special Presentation
Discussion:  Mr. Vik's 4th grade class will present a promotional video. 
1.5. Approval of Consent Agenda 
(Any item or items may be pulled off the consent agenda, at the request of any board member, for consideration by the board as a whole.)
1.5.1. Regular Board of Education Meeting Minutes
1.5.2. Special Board of Education Meeting Minutes
1.5.3. Bills
Attachments: (1)
1.5.4. Treasurer's Report
Attachments: (1)
1.5.5. Budget Report
Attachments: (1)
1.5.6. Personnel Actions
1.5.6.1. Employment
Discussion:  Michael Slowey, Custodian, MHS
1.5.6.2. Resignations/Retirements
Discussion:  Chelsey Burg, Special Education Assistant, Middle School
Allison Hutchens, Retiring as of April 26, 2022, Elementary Teacher
Ashley Palmer, resigning as Head Volleyball Coach for the 2022-23 school year
Alma Gutierrez, ESL Assistant, Ramsey
Rhonda Brandt, Retiring from the ALC at the end of the 21-22 school year
Kyle Goslee, resigning as Head Football Coach for the 2022-23 school year
Jason Kleindl, resigning as Head Boys Golf Coach
Jon Dreyer, Retiring Phy Ed, Health, DAPE Teacher, effective April 1, 2022
Bailey Rodriguez, resigning as Reading Corp Tutor, effective immediately
Dan Douglas, Retiring Math Teacher, MHS effective end of 21-22 school year
Kathleen Kinsley, Retiring Art Instructor, MHS effective June 3, 2022
Mary Haberman, resigning as Science Teacher with the ALC effective end of the 21-22 school year.
 
1.5.6.3. Reassignments
Discussion:  Natasha Eid moving from Special Ed Assistant to Title I Teacher for the remainder of the 21-22 school year.
1.5.6.4. Terminations
Discussion:  Victoria Medellin, Special Education Assistant, Ramsey
1.6. Resolution Accepting a Gift, Donation, Contribution or Bequest
RESOLUTION ACCEPTING MONETARY, PROPERTY, GOODS OR SERVICES DONATION
Discussion:  Private donation of $100 to the Individuals with Disabilities Program
Betty Jane Johnson Revocable Trust has donated $30,000 to the Scholarship Fund
Chippewa CARE Collaborative Grant in the amount of $22,000 - grant period from July 1, 2022 through June 30, 2023
 
1.7. Superintendent's Report
1.8. Board Reports
1.8.1. Board Committees
Discussion: 
Negotiations
Ad Hoc
Teacher Growth and Development
 
1.8.2. Student Representative Report
1.8.3. Administrators
1.9. Congratulatory Action and Recognition
Discussion:  Congratulations to the Montevideo Gold Dusters as they qualified for the State Competition in both Jazz and Kick.  The Gold Duster's are coached by Head Coach Amanda Macziewski and Assistant Coach Amanda Blom.

Congratulations to Dave Vik for completing his certification as a Certified Trust Edge Coach.
2. DISCUSSION ITEMS
Discussion:  Mr. McKittrick will lead a discussion of the withdrawal of the Joint Agreement for Shared Services of a Food Services Director
2.1. Senior's Last Day of School
Discussion:  Mr. McKittrick and Mr. Weber will discuss the proposed last week of school schedule for the graduating class of 2022.
2.2. Facility Study Candidates
Discussion:  Interviews were held on Friday, February 11 with four firms.  This time of the meeting is set aside to continue discussions regarding the interviews with the outcome of determining a firm the district would engage with.
3. ACTION ITEMS
3.1. Approve RFP 
Discussion:  The attached RFP for the purchase of the district's Fine Arts Center has been reviewed by school counsel and is ready to be advertised for proposals.  The proposal sets out a 30-day window for proposal requests; due March 10.  A board committee will review the proposals and make a recommendation to the full board on March 14, 2022, at which time the board will have the option to accept a proposal, give further consideration to the proposals, or reject all proposals.

This action is being recommended by Superintendent McKittrick.
Attachments: (1)
3.2. American Indian Parent Advisory Committee Vote of Concurrence
Discussion:  Prior to March 1 of each year, the AIPAC must meet to discuss whether or not they concur with the educational offerings that have been extended by the district to American Indian students. If the AIPAC finds that the district and/or school board have been meeting the needs of American Indian students, they issue a vote and resolution of concurrence. If they find that the district and/or school board have not been meeting the needs of American Indian students, they issue a vote and resolution of nonconcurrence. 
Mr. Leo Baker will be presenting the vote of concurrence on behalf of the district Indian Education Parent Advisory Committee and Mrs. Laura Streich will be completing and filing the resolution with MDE.
3.3. Accounting Policies and Procedures Manual 
3.4. Accept Proposal for Facility Study
3.5. Resolution in Support of the Congressional IDEA Full Funding Act
Discussion:  In support of MSBA's advocacy for full funding of Special Education programs the attached resolution identifies the Montevideo Public School's School Board support for this initiative.
3.6. Approve SWWC Service Cooperative Contracts for 2022-2023.
Discussion:  Annually contracts for for services for the upcoming school year must be approved.  Attached is a copy of proposed services and cost for each.  Montevideo Public Schools utilizes the following:

Health and Safety Management Services  $3,588.98
Special Education Services                        $289,399

for a total of $292,987.98 which is down in cost $30,658.33 from FY22.

Approval of these contracts is recommended by Superintendent McKittrick
3.7. Approval of Resolutions Relating to the Termination and Non-Renewal of Tier 1 Licensed Teacher
4. PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Discussion:  This month's focus is on the First Pillar: Clarity. Discussion will be on Chapter 23, pages 165-170.
5. ADJOURNMENT

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