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January 10, 2022 at 5:30 PM - Regular School Board Meeting

1. Call to Order/Roll Call
2. Pledge of Allegiance
3. Approval of Agenda - Action
Speaker(s):  Chairperson
4. Election of Officers - Action
Speaker(s):  Chairperson
Description:  Nominations and appointments for the positions of Chairperson, Vice-Chairperson, Clerk and Treasurer need to be made for the 2022 year. After three calls for nominations, the acting chair closes the nominations for the office. If only one person is nominated, the chair may declare that candidate elected. If more than one person is nominated, a vote is necessary. 
4.A. Chairperson
4.B. Vice-Chairperson
4.C. Clerk
4.D. Treasurer
5. Official Newspaper - Action
Speaker(s):  Chairperson
Description:  The district is required to designate a newspaper as the official newspaper to provide meeting notices, school board summaries, requests for bids, and other official business of the board.

The Austin Daily Herald is the only qualifying newspaper in Austin, and therefore, an appropriate choice for the official newspaper of the District. 

The quote for 2022 represents an 8% increase over 2021 prices.
6. Columbus Day Resolution - Action
Speaker(s):  Chairperson
Description:  In order for business to be conducted on Columbus Day, an "optional" holiday celebrated on the 2nd Monday of October, the School Board must authorize school business to be conducted on this day.  
Attachments: (1)
7. 2022 Meeting Schedule - Action
Speaker(s):  Chairperson
Description:  The District has historically held two School Board meetings per month with the regular business meeting held the second Monday of each month starting at 5:30 pm and a study session the fourth Monday of each month starting at 4:00 pm.  
8. School District Depositories - Action
Speaker(s):  Exec Dir of Finance and Operations Andrew Adams
Description:  The District has historically used a variety of institutions to serve as depositories for the school district's checking accounts and investments of school district funds. 
Attachments: (1)
9. Lease, Purchase and Contract for Services Authorization - Action
Speaker(s):  Exec Dir of Finance and Operations Andrew Adams
Description:  Authorization of Superintendent Page, Executive Director of Finance and Operations Andrew Adams and Controller Amy Hauser to lease, purchase and contract for goods and services.
Attachments: (1)
10. 2022 Committee Assignments
Speaker(s):  Chairperson
Description:  Committee assignments for 2022 will remain the same as last year unless any changes are requested.
Attachments: (1)
11. Delegations
12. Superintendent's Report
13. School Board Reports
14. Student Representative Reports
Speaker(s):  Elizabeth Osura and Katherine Diaz
15. Elementary and Secondary Principal Reports
16. Department Updates/Committee Reports
16.A. Educational Services - John Alberts
16.B. Community Education - Jennifer Lawhead
16.C. Special Services - Sheri Willrodt
16.D. Information Services - Corey Haugen
17. Consent Agenda:  Action
Description:  If desired, items may be removed from the consent agenda by request by an individual school board member for independent consideration. A request is timely if made prior to the vote on the consent agenda. The request does not require a second or a vote by the school board. An item removed from the consent agenda will then be discussed and acted on separately immediately following the consideration of the consent agenda.
17.A. Regular meeting minutes of 12/13/21
Attachments: (1)
17.B. Personnel report
Attachments: (1)
17.C. Bills as of 1/10/22
Attachments: (1)
17.D. Treasurer's report through August, 2021
Attachments: (1)
18. Donations - Action
Speaker(s):  Exec Dir of Finance and Operations Andrew Adams
Attachments: (1)
19. First Reading of Revised Policies
19.A. Policy 720 - Vending Machines
19.B. Policy 721 - Uniform Grant Guidance Policy Regarding Federal Revenue Sources
19.C. Policy 722 - Public Data Requests
19.D. Policy 802 - Disposition of Obsolete Equipment and Material
20. Request Emergency Approval of Policy 491 - Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination or Testing and Face Coverings - Action
Speaker(s):  Superintendent Page
21. Reminder of the School Board Study Session scheduled for January 24, 2022, at 4:00 pm, in the District Office Conference Room.
22. Request approval to enter closed session for the purpose of discussion on upcoming Principal Unit negotiations - Action
23. Request approval to enter open session - Action
24. Adjournment - Action

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