MINUTESRegular Meeting of the Board of EducationIndependent School District 879, Delano Public Schools
The regular meeting of the Board of Education of Independent School District 879, Delano, Minnesota, was held on Monday, October 26, 2015 at Delano City Hall. The meeting was called to order by the chair at 5:46 p.m. with the following members in attendance: Johnson, Black, Baker, Larson, Seguin, Durick and Milano.
APPROVAL OF MEETING AGENDA (approved unanimously)
Board reviewed discussion items: Delano Herald Journal, Bond Referendum, 2015-16 Superintendent Goals, 2015-16 Principal/Administrator Goals, Substitute Teacher Letter to the Board, Canvass Referendum Election Date and Time.
CONSENT AGENDA (approved unanimously)
Board approved the regular meeting minutes of 9-28-15, the current budget status with year-to-date adjustments, investment transactions, wire transfers, Minnesota Liquid Assets fund, cash report, revenue and expense fund totals, expense reports and disbursements.
RESOLUTION OF ACCEPTANCE OF GIFTS (approved unanimously)
PERSONNEL (approved unanimously)
Board approved retirements/resignations/terminations, recommendations of employment and contract changes which include: Retirements/resignations/terminations include: MS/HS Custodian, TKC Site Supervisor, 7th Grade Basketball Coach, HS/MS Cook’s Helper, Human Resources/Payroll Coordinator. Recommendations of Employment include: 8th Grade Volleyball Helper, CE Classroom Assistant, Cross Country Assistant Coach, (3) DES Recess Paraprofessional, RN/Preschool Screening, (2) HS/CE Custodian, DES Substitute Cook’s Helper, Girls’ Head Varsity Basketball Coach, HS/MS Food Service Worker, TKC Site Supervisor. Leaves of Absence: CE Early Childhood Teacher, DES Cook.
PUBLIC COMMENT: None.
ADMINISTRATIVE AND BOARD REPORTS
Board heard the following administrative reports: Superintendent Schoen shared bond referendum communications effort and election polling place information. Mr. Voight reported on 2015-2016 School Improvement Plan and cookie dough fundraiser. Dr. Heil reported results of 2014-15 School Improvement Plan and 2015-16 School Improvement Plan. Mr. Schuler reported on results of 2014-15 School Improvement Plan and 2015-16 School Improvement Plan. M. Reeder reported on the district audit. D. Johnson reported on results of 2014-15 Continuous Improvement Plan and the 2015-16 Continuous Improvement Plan. Board heard reports from: MAWSECO, Wright Technical Center, Delano Area Sports Arena (DASA), Professional Development.
NEW BUSINESS (approved unanimously)
Approved 2015-16 Q-Comp Program, Resolution Relating to Appointing Additional Election Judges, and Set Date and Time to Canvass Votes for Tuesday, November 10 at 6:00 p.m.
The meeting adjourned at 8:55 p.m. The preceding is a summary of the unofficial minutes. The full text of the unofficial minutes are on file in the District Office, 700 Elm Avenue East, Delano, Minnesota and also available on the school district’s website www.delano.k12.mn.us. The next regular meeting of the Board of Education will be held on Monday, November 23, 2015 at 5:45 p.m. in the Delano City Hall.
Board of Education Clerk
Published in the Delano Herald Journal Nov. 9, 2015.