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April 11, 2022 at 6:00 PM - Regular Business Meeting

Minutes
1. Call to Order
Speaker(s):  Chairperson
Description:  Call to order and Pledge of Allegiance
2. Agenda Approval 
Speaker(s):  Chairperson
Description:  Corrections/Deletions/Additions/Items from Consent Agenda for Individual Consideration
3. Recognition of Visitors
Speaker(s):  Chairperson
Description:  Public Comment and Acknowledgement of Correspondence
4. Regular Business
Speaker(s):  Chairperson
4.A. Approval of Minutes, Monthly Meeting - March 21, 2022
Speaker(s):  Chairperson
4.B. Approval of Minutes, Special Meeting - April 1, 2022
Speaker(s):  Chairperson
4.C. Approval of Accounts Payable / Payroll / Transfers for February 2022
Speaker(s):  Chairperson
4.D. Approval of Consent Agenda
Speaker(s):  Jeff Pesta
Description:  Human Resources actions pending approval.
5. Information Items
Speaker(s):  Chairperson
5.A. Review of Facilities Analysis
Speaker(s):  Jeff Pesta
Description:  SitelogIQ representatives will present the analysis for future board consideration
5.B. Preliminary FY23 Budget 
Speaker(s):  Jennifer Drotts
Description:  This is a review of the revised Fiscal Year 2022 budget and a preview of the proposed Fiscal Year 2023 budget which will be presented for action on May 9.  By statute, the board must approve an annual budget prior to June 30.
5.C. Review of Safe Schools Plan
Speaker(s):  Jeff Pesta
Description:  Review current plan for discussion purposes only utilizing updated public health data.  
5.D. Elementary Principal's Report
Speaker(s):  Jennifer Stefan
5.E. High School Principal's Report
Speaker(s):  Joe Akre
5.F. Activities Program Report
Speaker(s):  Brent Schimek
5.G. Building and Grounds Department Report
Speaker(s):  Brent Schimek
5.H. Full Service Community Schools Program Report
Speaker(s):  Deanna Hron
5.I. Board Member or Committee Reports
Speaker(s):  Jeff Pesta
5.J. Superintendent's Report
Speaker(s):  Jeff Pesta
6. Action Items
Speaker(s):  Chairperson
6.A. Response to AIPAC Vote of Non-concurrence 
Speaker(s):  Jeff Pesta
Description:  The board must prepare a written response to the American Indian Parent Advisory Committee (AIPAC) and approve the document by a majority vote.
6.B. Resolution to Forward Response to AIPAC & MDE
Speaker(s):  Jeff Pesta
Description:  After approving the response document by a majority vote, the board must pass a resolution authorizing the distribution of the response to the American Indian Parent Advisory Committee (AIPAC) and the Minnesota Department of Education (MDE)
6.C. Policy Second Reading
Speaker(s):  Jeff Pesta
6.D. Resolution to Discontinue Positions 
Speaker(s):  Jeff Pesta
Description:  This is part of a series of actions to strategically right-size the district in alignment with projected enrollment for the 2022-2023 school year.  The total number of instructional coaches districtwide will be reduced from 5 to 3 by discontinuing 4 positions and assigning 2 teachers to districtwide K-12 instructional coaching positions.  There will also be an expanded K-12 MTSS coach.  No continuing contract teachers will be placed on Unrequested Leave of Absence in the process.
6.E. Resolution to Non-renew Probationary Staff
Speaker(s):  Jeff Pesta
Description:  The first group of renewals are full-year contract long-term subs who were funded through ESSER to respond to staffing challenges during the pandemic.
6.F. Acceptance of Donations
Speaker(s):  Travis Antilla
Description:  Donations received for the Prom Student Activity Account
6.G. Request for Additional 5th Grade Support Teacher for the 2022-2023 Only.
Speaker(s):  Travis Antilla
Description:  A motion was approved to add agenda item 6.G. after the board received the request within the Elementary Principal's informational report.
7. Future Meetings
Speaker(s):  Chairperson
Description: 

May 6 - Special Meeting @ DRHS Conference Room , 4:00 p.m.
May 9 - Regular Business Meeting @ location to be set by the Chairperson, 6:00 p.m.
8. Adjournment
Speaker(s):  Chairperson

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