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UNOFFICIAL SCHOOL BOARD MINUTES I.S.D. #466, BOARD OF EDUCATION 6:00 P.M. REGULAR BOARD MEETING, APRIL 23, 2018 DASSEL-COKATO BOARD ROOM
In partnership with our communities, Dassel-Cokato Public Schools will provide all learners opportunities designed to maximize their potential and promote lifelong learning.
Pursuant to due call and notice thereof, a regular meeting of the Board of Education of Independent School District No. 466 (Dassel-Cokato, Minnesota) was duly held in the Dassel-Cokato Board Room, Cokato, Minnesota, on Monday, April 23, 2018.
Clemen called the meeting to order at 6:00 P.M.
The following members were present: Clemen, Aho, Nelson, Sangren Engh, and Bender. The following were absent: none
The meeting began with the pledge of allegiance.
Motion by Aho, seconded by Nelson, accepting the agenda as presented. Motion carried unanimously.
Joseph Nesseth was presented with the Russell A. Johnson Courtesy and Respect Award.
Motion by Bender, seconded by Sangren, approving payment of bills as presented including payroll, hand payables and contingency totaling $2,116,215.70 Motion carried unanimously. (A complete list of bills is available from the District Office for review.)
Curriculum Advisory Committee (CAC) Report: Written
MAWSECO Report: Written
Community Education Report: None
Business Manager’s Report: Business Manager Palmer reported expenditures are in line with budget through the end of the tenth month of the fiscal year and reviewed the investment report with the board. Business Manager Palmer also reported the district will be offering the summer lunch program at Cokato Elementary starting in June.
Student Representative’s Report – None
SEE – Written
Superintendent’s Report – Superintendent Powers reported on spring sports, hiring, and interactions with ARY.
Motion by Aho, seconded by Nelson, approving all consent items, which included approval of the minutes from the March 19, 2018 Regular Board Meeting and the April 9, 2018 Special Board Meeting.
Approval of the wire transfers made on March 23rd for $50,000, March 29th for $725,000, April 11th for $200,000 and April 13th for $800,000.
Personnel items: Approval of a lane change for Michael Barton from MA+30 to MA+45 Approve resignation of Stephanie Caron as the .8 FTE early childhood special education instructor at the end of the school year, Approve resignation of Miranda Brown as a Dassel Elementary special needs paraeducator effective 4/20/2018, Approve resignation of Whitney Freeberg as a Cokato Elementary special needs paraeducator effective 5/11/2018, Approve retirement/resignation of Candace Paulson as a Cokato Elementary special needs paraeducator effective the end of the school year, Approve resignation of Sally Belgum-Blad as the Early Childhood Coordinator effective 6/30/2018, Termination of employment with Elizabeth Engelstad as a MS kitchen assistant effective 4/6/2018, Employment of Tatum Sheley as a 6th Grade MS instructor, Employment of Darren Koelln as the groundskeeper effective 4/2/18, Employment of Stephanie Caron as 1.0 FTE Dassel Elementary special education instructor, Employment of Mary Hansen as a Dassel Elementary kitchen assistant effective 4/30/18, Request approval an unpaid general leave of absence for Rachel Franklin as a Dassel Elementary instructor for the 2018-2019 school year, Request approval of up to 3 weeks FMLA leave for Laura Loehrs beginning August 27, 2018 through September 14, 2018, Assignment of summer 2018 marching band staff: Brian Veith-director, Andrew Dussl-drum instructor, Bryan Borg-visual instructor, Sydnie Waldner-visual/frontline instructor, Brenda Johnson-colorguard, Justin Larson-colorguard, Heidi Veith- colorguard volunteer, Staci Barth-colorguard volunteer and Melissa Lolley-dance/movement.
Acceptance of Donations from: Wells Fargo & YourCause LLC Trustee – total of $300.04 to the ALC, an Anonymous donor – $150 to the baseball program, Allie Construction - $150 to the baseball program, Lions Club of Cokato-Dassel - $400 to the Guatemala Trip, DC Music Boosters - $64.38 for drumline supplies, DC Music Boosters - $2,533 for drumline subwoofer & cymbal LEDs, DC Music Boosters - $75 for large group band contest, Andy & Vicki Engh - $295.52 to the Jacob MacDonald scholarship, Charger Robotics Booster Club - $1731.38 to the Robotics program, Syngenta Seeds LLC - $300 (undesignated), Dairy Queen - $307 to Cokato Elementary, Dairy Queen - $307 to Dassel Elementary.
Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Bender, seconded by Sangren, approving an out of state trip to South Africa. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Nelson, seconded by Engh, approving K-12 Math Curriculum. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Bender, seconded by Sangren, approving Tuesdays with Morrie as an addition to the ELA Curriculum. Motion carried unanimously.
Chair Clemen moved the May regular meeting to Tuesday, May 29th at 6:00pm.
Being no further business, the meeting adjourned at 6:54 P.M.
Chuck Nelson, Clerk
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Published in the Enterprise Dispatch June 8, 2018.

UNOFFICIAL SCHOOL BOARD MINUTES I.S.D. #466, BOARD OF EDUCATION 6:00 SPECIAL BOARD MEETING, APRIL 26, 2018 BOARD ROOM
In partnership with our communities, Dassel-Cokato Public Schools will provide all learners opportunities designed to maximize their potential and promote lifelong learning.
Pursuant to due call and notice thereof, a special meeting of the Board of Education of Independent School District No. 466 (Dassel-Cokato, Minnesota) was duly held in the Dassel-Cokato Middle School Choir Room, Cokato, Minnesota, on Thursday, April 26, 2018.
Clemen called the meeting to order at 6:00 PM.
The following members were present: Bender, Sangren, Clemen, Nelson, Engh and Aho. The following were absent: none.
A tour of the CTE and multi-use facility was held starting in the high school commons.
After the tour, the meeting convened in the community room starting at 7:10 PM.
The CTE group of teachers presented on the CTE project.
Board Chair Clemen and Board member Aho presented on the multi-use facility
Business Manager Palmer presented on operating levy options.
Being no further business, the meeting adjourned at 8:45 pm.
Chuck Nelson, Clerk
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Published in the Enterprise Dispatch June 8, 2018.

UNOFFICIAL SCHOOL BOARD MINUTES I.S.D. #466, BOARD OF EDUCATION
5:00 SPECIAL BOARD MEETING,
MAY 14, 2018 BOARD ROOM
In partnership with our communities, Dassel-Cokato Public Schools will provide all learners opportunities designed to maximize their potential and promote lifelong learning.
Pursuant to due call and notice thereof, a special meeting of the Board of Education of Independent School District No. 466 (Dassel-Cokato, Minnesota) was duly held in the Dassel-Cokato Board Room, Cokato, Minnesota, on Monday, May 14, 2018.
Clemen called the meeting to order at 5:00 P.M.
The following members were present: Bender, Sangren, Clemen, Nelson, Engh and Aho. The following were absent: none.
Motion by Nelson, seconded by Aho, approving the agenda as stated. Motion carried unanimously.
Dassel Elementary students gave a report to the board.
Middle School students gave a report to the board
Jodie Zesbaugh, Senior Municipal Advisor with Ehlers presented tax impact information for a possible building bond referendum and operating levy. Jodie also discussed a long-term facilities maintenance bond issue as an option to complete large maintenance projects at one time.
The board had discussion regarding an operating levy vote in November of 2018. Business Manager Palmer presented three per pupil options to the board and discussed how these amounts would affect the budget long-term. The board tentatively decided to bring a $650 per pupil operating levy to a vote in November. The board then discussed a career-tech education facility and a multi-purpose facility. Other small projects were brought up as possible items to add to a bond vote including security enhancements at all buildings, pool updates, and parking lot expansion. The board tentatively decided to have the two facilities be brought to the public in November 2018 for a vote. The board will wait to discuss other items to add to the bond amount once costs have been completed by the architect.
Being no further business, the meeting adjourned at 6:40 p.m.
Chuck Nelson, Clerk
This document is available in the following formats upon request: Braille, Large Print, Audio Cassette Tape, and Computer Disk. Please call (320-286-4100) for more information or to request a copy.
Published in the Enterprise Dispatch June 8, 2018.