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, Oct. 22, 2018, at Delano City Hall. The meeting was called to order by the chair at 5:45 p.m. with the following members in attendance: Larson, Seguin, Briesemeister Johnson, Depa and Milano (who arrived at 5:50 p.m.). Absent: Black.
APPROVAL OF MEETING AGENDA (approved unanimously)
Board reviewed discussion items: student trip to Germany, PAC/auditorium updated fees, license agreement with the city, strategic planning process for the next five years, POC update, school board listening sessions, traffic flow on campus, BoardBook in-service, policy review.
CONSENT AGENDA (approved unanimously)
Board approved the regular meeting minutes of 9/24/18. It also approved the current budget status with year-to-date adjustments, investment transactions, construction bond investment transactions, wire transfers, Minnesota Liquid Asset 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, including:
Recommendations of Employment: student lifeguard/WSI instructor (3), technical manager for Performing Arts Center, TAC supervisor, DHS phy. ed./DAPE long-term substitute, TKC classroom assistant, ninth-grade boys basketball coach, ninth-grade girls basketball coach. Contract Changes/Approvals/Position Changes: MSRS transfer agreement, teacher MOA, sick leave days. Leaves of Absence: DHS music teacher, CE administrative assistant, DHS special education teacher.
ADMINISTRATIVE AND BOARD REPORTS
Board heard the following administrative reports: Superintendent Schoen shared information about building projects and the strategic plan process. B. Voight shared about the DIS strategic plan and the school improvement plan for 2018-19. S. Heil shared information about the DHS open house and the DHS school improvement plan for 2018-19. D. Schuler shared about the presentation by Dr. Erin Walsh and the DES school improvement plan for 2018-19. M. Reeder reported that the district audit, as well as enrollment and fund balance numbers, were coming soon. D. Johnson shared the Community Education continuous improvement plan for 2018-19. Board heard reports from: MAWSECO, Wright Tech Center, Professional Development and the District Advisory committees.
NEW BUSINESS (approved unanimously)
Board approved the Q Comp Program, set 5:45 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 15, in the district office conference room as the time and location to canvas votes; approved surplus items for sale; approved the first and only read of Policy 101.1 Name of the School District, and Policy 211 Criminal or Civil Action Against School District, School Board Member, Employee or Student, due to non-substantive changes; and approved the first read of Policy 102 Equal Education Opportunity, and Policy 802 Disposition of Obsolete Equipment and Material, due to substantive and/or legal reference changes.
The meeting adjourned at 8:29 p.m. The preceding is a summary of the unofficial minutes. The full text of the unofficial minutes is on file in the District Office, 700 Elm Avenue East, Delano, Minnesota and is 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, Nov. 26, 2018, at 5:45 p.m. at Delano City Hall.
Board of Education Clerk
Published in the Delano Herald Journal Nov. 9, 2018.