SUMMARY ORDINANCE NO. 2019-03
CITY OF INDEPENDENCE COUNTY OF HENNEPIN
STATE OF MINNESOTA
AMENDING SECTION 530 OF THE INDEPENDENCE CITY CODE
RELATING TO ACCESSORY USES
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on November 18, 2019, Ordinance No. 2019-03, was adopted by the City Council of the City of Independence, Minnesota.
NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that, because of the lengthy nature of Ordinance No. 2019 03, the following summary of the ordinance has been prepared for publication.
NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that the ordinance adopted by the City Council amends Chapter 5, Section 530 of the Independence City Code relating to accessory uses by updating standards the maximum height of an accessory structure. The ordinance more clearly defines the standards and process for determining allowable maximum accessory structure heights.
A printed copy of the entire ordinance is available for inspection by any person during the City’s regular office hours at the City of Independence City Hall.
APPROVED for publication by the City Council of the City of Independence, Minnesota on this 18th day of November 2019.
CITY OF INDEPENDENCE
/s/ Marvin D. Johnson, Mayor
/s/ Mark Kaltsas, City Administrator
Published in the Delano Herald Journal Nov. 22, 2019.
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. 28, 2019, at Delano City Hall. The meeting was called to order by the clerk at 5:45 p.m. with the following members in attendance: Johnson (departed at 7:16 p.m.), Rosenow, Black and Briesemeister. Absent: Seguin and Depa.
APPROVAL OF MEETING AGENDA (approved unanimously)
Board reviewed discussion items: choir and German language extended trips, graduation requirement policy, polling place annual designation, policy review, school board listening session recap and the 2020 MSBA Leadership Conference.
APPOINTMENT OF NEW MEMBER
Susan Roeser took the oath of office as a new board member.
Activities Administrator Ryan Tool provided an update on the district’s programs and the Wright County Conference.
CONSENT AGENDA (approved unanimously)
Board approved minutes from Sept. 23, Oct. 2 and Oct. 22, and 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: Retirements/Resignations/Terminations: first-grade teacher, TKC program lead, JV gymnastics coach, DIS food service worker. Recommendations for Employment: Extra vocal, middle school track coach, TKC program lead, eighth-grade boys basketball coach, TKC high school aide (3), DHS night custodian, long-term substitute, boys B Squad basketball coach, TKC program assistant, JV boys hockey coach, 10th grade baseball coach, JV girls hockey coach, CE fall dance team coach. Contract Changes/Approvals/Position Changes: 2019-2021 Teacher Master Agreement, DHS night lead custodian to DIS day lead custodian, DIS day lead custodian to DHS night lead custodian, MOA fourth-grade teacher. Leaves of Absence: Community Ed. cook, DIS fourth-grade teacher.
ADMINISTRATIVE AND BOARD REPORTS
Board heard the following administrative reports: Superintendent Schoen reported on strategic plan work plans, along with vision and mission statements. D. Schuler reported on the DES School Improvement Plan and reviewed the 2018-19 improvement plan. B. Voight reported on the DIS School Improvement Plan and reviewed the 2018-19 improvement plan. S. Heil reported on schedule information meetings, Veterans Day program preparations, and the DHS School Improvement Plan. M. Reeder reported on the audit and plans to present the audit to the board in November. D. Johnson reported on the Community Education Continuous Improvement Plan. Board heard reports from: MAWSECO, Wright Technical Center, Professional Development, District Advisory Committee and a recap of the school board listening session.
OLD BUSINESS (approved 3-0-1, with Roeser abstaining)
Board approved the second read of a number of policies due to substantive changes: Policy 524 - Internet Acceptable Use and Safety Policy; Policy 603 - Curriculum Development; Policy 611 - Home Schooling, Policy 618 - Assessment of Student Achievement; and Policy 624 - Online Learning Options.
Board approved the China Trip, the Q-Comp program and the teacher evaluation agreement on votes of 3-0-1, with Roeser abstaining. On unanimous votes, the board approved the first and only read of the following policies due to non-substantive and/or legal reference changes: 407 - Employee Right to Know - Exposure to Hazardous Substances; 408 - Subpoena of a School District Employee; and Policy 410 - Family and Medical Leave Policy. The board also unanimously approved the first read of Policy 213 School Board Committees, and the first read of Policy 409 Employee Publications, Instructional Materials, Inventions and Creations.
The meeting adjourned at 8:24 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. 25, 2019, at 7 p.m. at Delano City Hall.
Corey Black, Board of Education Clerk
Published in the Delano Herald Journal Nov. 22, 2019.