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May 9, 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
1.4.1. Jennifer Kimman, Director of Special Education 
Attachments: (1)
1.4.2. Facility Study Update- Matt Wolfert, Bray Architect
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. Bills
Attachments: (1)
1.5.3. Treasurer's Report
Attachments: (1)
1.5.4. Budget Report
1.5.5. Personnel Actions
1.5.5.1. Employment
Discussion:  Tim Steinbeisser, Custodian, MHS, effective 5/2/2022
Jon Mader, Head Volleyball Coach, MHS
Jason Kleindl, Junior High Golf Coach
Trisha Suchanek, 2nd Grade Teacher, Ramsey, beginning with the 2022-2023 school year
Huy Tran, Vocal Instructor, MHS/MMS, beginning with the 2022-23 school year.
 
1.5.5.2. Resignations/Retirements
Discussion:  Amy Reidinger, resigning from MMS Student Council at the end of the 2021-22 school year
Amy Reidinger, resigning from JV Girls Tennis Coach
Ron Reszel, resigning from Social Studies Teacher, MHS at the end of the 2021-22 school year
Marie Reszel, resigning from Program Assistant with Community Ed, effective June 30, 2022
Ryan Lalim, resigning from Thunder Hawk Coordinator/Lead Teacher and 7th grade basketball coach, effective August 5, 2022
Brook Larmouth, resigning from Administrative Assistant, Ramsey Elementary, effective June 1, 2022
1.5.5.3. Reassignments
Discussion:  Heidi Huseby, reassignment from 2nd Grade Teacher to Title 1 Coordinator, effective for the 2022-23 school year.
1.6. Resolution Accepting a Gift, Donation, Contribution or Bequest
RESOLUTION ACCEPTING MONETARY, PROPERTY, GOODS OR SERVICES DONATION
Discussion:  Donation in the amount of $500 from the Andrew John Sellner Memorial Foundation for the Flood of Jazz.
CCM Health Community Investment donated $1,500 for SWNS to be able to get some large motor room supplies for Hawks Nest Early Childhood Center.
VFW donated $1,000 to Community Ed Summer Rec
1.7. Public Comment
1.8. Superintendent's Report
Attachments: (1)
1.9. Board Reports
Discussion: 
 
1.9.1. Board Committees
Discussion:  Negotiations Committee: Stenson, Helgeson, Sachariason
Teacher Professional Development/Evaluation: Pauling/Snell
1.9.2. Student Representative Report
1.9.3. Administrators
Attachments: (1)
1.10. Congratulatory Action and Recognition
Discussion:  Knowledge Bowl - placed 11th in state
Speech - state qualifier
FFA - 17 students qualified for State FFA

 
Attachments: (1)
2. DISCUSSION ITEMS
2.1. Wade McKittrick will lead the discussion to start the process of appointing a student school board representative for the 2022-2023 school year.
2.2. Budget Update
Discussion:  Adam Spray will provide an overview of FY22 budget to date as well as information regarding the preliminary FY23 budget.
2.3. New Life Space Crisis Intervention 
Discussion:  Mrs. Sachariason and the elementary team who completed the site visit to Owatonna Public Schools have indicated to Mr. McKittrick the desire to move forward with the implementation of Life Space Crisis Intervention training and implementation.  

This pilot program will be implemented on a voluntary basis at Ramsey Elementary School.  We anticipate approximately 20 staff members attending this training on August 1-5 and will begin the implementation of Teach to Heal and LSCI in the 2022-2023 school year.  As part of this program, we will move one support staff member to the role of behavior interventionist and utilize ESSER III funds to support the position.  To maintain budget neutrality, the position reassigned will not be filled.

This exciting process is a paradigm shift in working with trauma impacted students, and the team is excited about getting this process up and running.

This is informational only and no action is being asked for at this time.
2.4. Community Education/ Activities Director
Discussion:  Mr. McKittrick will provide an update on the current staffing of these departments and offer future considerations.
3. ACTION ITEMS
3.1. Real Estate Purchase Agreement
Discussion:  At the April regular board meeting, the school board took action to accept the proposal of Sparta Inc. dba MAAC and directed the superintendent to execute a purchase agreement.  Kennedy and Graven, school attorneys, have reviewed the attached purchase agreement and it has been agreed to by Sparta Inc.  Upon board approval of the purchase agreement, a firm closing date will be established.

Sparta Inc has agreed to allow the district time, even after closing, to get any wanted materials, equipment, etc... out of the building.  They will begin the first step of deconstruction, which is the removal of all debris shortly after closing, and the deconstruction will be completed prior to December 31, 2022.

This action is recommended by Mr. Mckittrick and the Facilities Committee
Attachments: (1)
4. EXECUTIVE SESSION
5. PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Discussion:  Vera Weber will lead the discussion on Chapter 25: Character. 
6. ADJOURNMENT

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