See also: City of Independence budget
MINUTES Regular Meeting of the Board of Education Independent 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, December 19, 2016, in the Delano High School Media Center. The meeting was called to order by the chair at 5:45 p.m. with the following members in attendance: Baker, Seguin, Larson, Johnson, Black, Durick, Milano.
APPROVAL OF MEETING AGENDA (approved unanimously)
Board reviewed discussion items: Building Development Agreement with City of Delano, Building Project Update, Activities Update.
TRUTH IN TAXATION HEARING - Mary Reeder
FY17 review and final levy approval
CONSENT AGENDA (approved unanimously)
Board approved the regular meeting minutes of 11-28-16, and the current budget status with year-to-date adjustments, investment transactions, construction bond 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: Lacrosse Coach, Tennis Assistant Coach. Recommendations of Employment include: Tiger Youth Gymnastics Coach, (2) Tiger Future Starts Soccer Trainer, JV Dance Coach, (2) DES 4th Grade Long-term Substitute. Contract Changes/Approvals/Position Changes: TKC Teacher.
ADMINISTRATIVE AND BOARD REPORTS
Board heard the following administrative reports: Superintendent Schoen reported on the completion of the district bidding process, building projects, closure of high school entrance and community education program updates. B. Voight reported on January conference schedule change, school improvement plan and new intermediate school planning. D. Schuler reported on school improvement plan, Inclusion Week, speaker Dr. Mary Sheedy Kurchina and United Way fundraiser. S. Heil reported on building project update, staff/student parking and activities update. M. Reeder reported on current budget and 5 year projection plan. Student Representatives D. Stevens and A. Moe reported on DES, DMS and DHS activities. Board heard reports from: MAWSECO, Wright Technical Center, Schools for Equity in Education (SEE).
OLD BUSINESS (approved unanimously)
Approved second read of policy 720 due to substantive and/or legal reference changes.
NEW BUSINESS (approved unanimously)
Approved Building Development Agreement with City of Delano and Certify 2016 Pay 2017 Final Property Tax Levy.
The meeting adjourned at 7:55 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, January 23, 2017 at 5:45 p.m at Delano City Hall.
Board of Education Clerk
Published in the Delano Herald Journal Jan. 2, 2017.