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July 28, 2021 at 6:00 PM - Regular Meeting

I. Call Meeting to Order
I.a. Attendance
II. Motion to approve the agenda/table file
II.a. Approval of the minutes from the June 23rd, 2021 Regular Board Meeting and the July 14th, 2021 Special Board Meeting
III. Recognition of visitors
IV. Announcements and Recognitions
Attachments: (1)
V. Items for Discussion
V.a. Policies
V.a.i. First Reading
V.a.i.1. Policy 203.2 Order of the Regular School Board Meeting
Attachments: (1)
V.a.i.2. Policy 206 Public Participation in School Board Meetings/Complaints About Persons at School Board Meetings and Data Privacy Considerations
V.a.i.3. 206A Listening Session Sign-Up Document
V.a.i.4. Policy 501 School Weapons
Attachments: (1)
V.a.i.5. Policy 502 Search of Student Lockers, Desks, Personal Possessions, and Student's Person
V.a.i.6. Policy 506 Student Discipline
V.a.ii. Second Reading
V.a.ii.1. Policy 503.2 Early Admission to Kindergarten
V.b. Radon Testing
VI. Administrative Reports
VI.a. Superintendent
VI.b. Building Construction Fund Project Update
VI.c. Self Funded Insurance
Description:  Health Insurance
Our current reserve balance is approximately 5.9 million.
The Total Costs to Funding Ratio for health after May claims was 91%, and our approximate goal at the end of the year is 80%. Claims on a per member basis have increased 1% compared to this time last plan year.
Dental Insurance
Our current estimated reserve balance is approximately $947k.
The Total Costs to Funding Ratio for dental after March claims was 83%, and our approximate goal at the end of the year is 95%. Costs per subscriber are up 24% compared to this time last plan year.
Wellness Credits

Have you tried Wellbeats or Omada?  Both are a FREE benefit if you are enrolled in the district’s health insurance. Click on the links to learn more.
If you are enrolled in Omada and stopped participating you can re-start!! Message your Omada health coach and let them know you want to "re-start"!
While you're at it, check out the attached flier on ways to exercise that dont feel like exercise!
VI.d. Policy Committee
VI.e. Community Engagement Committee
VI.f. Facility Committee
VII. Action Items
VII.a. Consent Agenda
VII.a.i. Bills Payable
VII.a.ii. Personnel Report
Attachments: (1)
VII.a.iii. Yearly Membership Renewals
  • MSBA - $12,630.00
  • SEE - $5,842.00
  • Metro ECSU - $4,498.90
  • AMSD - $8,864.00
  • MSHSL - Cost to be determined at the start of the school year.
VII.b. Items for Individual Action
VII.b.i. Donations

I,    <clerk name>    , introduce the following resolution and move for its adoption:


WHEREAS, School Board Policy 706 establishes guidelines for the acceptance of gifts and donations to the District;


WHEREAS, Minnesota Statutes Section 465.03 states that the School Board may accept a gift, grant, or devise of real or personal property in accordance with the terms prescribed by the donor only by the adoption of a resolution approved by two-thirds of its members; and


WHEREAS, the referenced donations in the District 200 Donations Report from April through June 2021 have been generously donated.


(ask for a second to the motion)


_____________________  duly seconded the motion for adoption of the foregoing resolution.


Voting in favor of the resolution:  (there will need to be a roll call vote) 


THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Hastings Public School District School Board to gratefully accept these gifts.

Attachments: (1)
VII.b.iii. CESO Facilities Contract
VII.b.iv. Resolution Relating to Election of School Board Members and Calling the School District General Election
Attachments: (1)
VII.b.v. Strategic Plan Policy 503.2 Early Admission to Kindergarten
VIII. Future Meetings
Attachments: (1)
IX. Adjournment
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