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October 18, 2021 at 6:00 PM - Regular Business Meeting

Public Notice
1. Call to Order
Speaker(s):  Chairperson
Description:  6:00 p.m. - Pledge of Allegiance
2. Agenda Approval 
Speaker(s):  Chairperson
Description:  Corrections/Deletions/Additions/Items from Consent Agenda
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 - September 13, 2021
Speaker(s):  Chairperson
4.A.1. Approval of Minutes, Special Session - October 6, 2021
Speaker(s):  Chair
4.B. Approval of Accounts Payable / Payroll / Transfers for September 2021
Speaker(s):  Chairperson
4.C. Approval of Consent Agenda
  1. Appointments:
Chloe Bernston; Paraprofessional effective September 20, 2021
Amy Carlstom: Long term substitute teacher effective September 29, 2021
Anne Kelling; Long term substitute teacher effective September 30, 2021
Mary Buech long term substitute teacher effective September 27, 2021
Lauren Rabbit; Paraprofessional effective September 14, 2021
George Goggelye; Head Girls Varsity Basketball Coach for the 2021-2022 school year
Nicole Murphy; Substitute Food Service Helper
Tonya Mickolio; Paraprofessional effective October 18, 2021
Alexandria Stevens; Paraprofessional effective December 1, 2021.
Sofia O’Toole; District Nurse effective October 18, 2021
Lorraine Evans; Substitute Food Service Helper
Ara Anderson; Dean of Students effective October 4, 2021 to June 20, 2022
Melissa Plonis; Paraprofessional effective October 25, 2021
 
  1. Contract Renewals:
Deanna Hron; FSCS Coordinator/Manager
Elizabeth Johnson; FSCS Project Director/Parent Resource Coordinator
Kole Schultz; FSCS High School Coordinator
Morgan Hanson; FSCS Navigator
Heather Schjenken; DFC Coordinator contract extension effective October 1 – October 31, 2021.

 
  1. Resignations/Retirements:
Michael Spoden; District Nurse effective 10/01/2021
Tiffany Johnson; Business Office Specialist 11/05/2021
Heather Isaacs; Paraprofessional effective October 20, 2021.
 
  1. Other:
Rebecca Bidney; leave of absence effective approximately November 2, 2021 to January 3, 2022.  
Ara Anderson; Instructional Technology Instructor leave of absence effective October 4, 2021 – June 30, 2022

 
Speaker(s):  Chairperson
5. Information Items
Speaker(s):  Chairperson
5.A. Review of Safe Schools Plan
Speaker(s):  Jeff Pesta
Description:  Review current plan for discussion purposes only utilizing updated public health data.  Consider a motion to place an updated Health and Safety Measures Resolution on the agenda as an action item.
5.B. Review of Mandatory Policies
Speaker(s):  Jeff Pesta
Description:  We have begun the process of reviewing the entire policy book by formatting mandatory policies.  The first series of mandatory policies were approved on August 9.  All new or revised policies will appear on the regular board meeting agenda twice before adoption in accordance with Board Policy 208.
5.C. Review of Policy 206 - Public Participation at School Board Meetings 
Description:  A procedures addendum would provide guidance for members of the public regarding how to effectively and efficiently participate in the public comment opportunity of regular school board meetings.
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):  Chairperson
5.J. Superintendent's Report
Speaker(s):  Jeff Pesta
6. Action Items
Speaker(s):  Chairperson
6.A. Bond Resolution for the Sale of General Obligation School Building Refunding Bonds Series 2021A (DRAFT)
Speaker(s):  Jennifer Drotts
Description:  This is a DRAFT due to the sale of the bond is on 10/18/21 and will be updated before the Board Meeting.

Current refund of School Building Bond 2013A (callable 2/1/21) to take advantage of the current bond market and potentially save approximately $30,000 in debt service.
6.B. Acceptance of federal grant award for Drug Free Communities Support Program for the 2021-2022 school year.
Speaker(s):  Jeff Pesta
Description:  The District previously received this grant award for five years.  It did not receive new funding last year.  The new grant award is considered Year 6 and is renewable through Year 10 upon a successful evaluation of the program criteria.  Accepting this award for Year 6 includes a 100% in-kind match of funds.  In previous years, office space, supplies and similar support met that requirement.  The District would also need to hire a new program coordinator.  The consent agenda includes approval of a one-month contract extension for the outbound coordinator to assist in the transition.  The extension will be covered by residual grant funding restricted for the STEP Coalition.
7. Future Meetings
Speaker(s):  Chairperson
Description: 

November 8 -  Location to be determined by the Chairperson.
8. Adjournment
Speaker(s):  Chairperson

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