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April 9, 2020 Minutes


INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT 833
SCHOOL BOARD MEETING
Thursday, April 9, 2020 / 6:30pm
Teleconference

AGENDA
The purpose of this meeting is to consider the following:

1.0 Call to Order: Pursuant to due call and notice thereof, a meeting of the School Board of Independent School District 833, South Washington County, was held on Thursday, April 9, 2020. The meeting was called to order by Chair Tracy Brunnette, at 6:30pm, via teleconference.

2.0 Roll Call: Tracy Brunnette, Melinda Dols, Pat Driscoll, Louise Hinz, Simi Patnaik, Katie Schwartz and Sharon Van Leer were present. Superintendent Keith Jacobus was present.

3.0 Approval of Agenda: It was moved by Louise Hinz, seconded by Simi Patnaik to amend the agenda, adding 10.1 Approval of Tentative Agreement with United Teachers of South Washington County Schools. Due to teleconferencing, a roll call vote was taken. All in favor, none opposed, motion carried.

4.0 District Highlights: Agenda item scheduled for the April 23, 2020 meeting.

5.0 Public Comment: Agenda item scheduled for the April 23, 2020 meeting.

6.0 Consent Items: It was moved by Katie Schwartz, seconded by Melinda Dols to approve the consent agenda items. A roll call vote was taken. All in favor, none opposed, motion carried.

6.1 Approval of Retirements, Resignations and Terminations
6.2 Approval of Leaves of Absence
6.3 Approval of New Employees/Change of Status

6.4 Approval of Bid for WHS Pool Filtration Equipment Replacement Project
6.5 Approval of Bid for DPC Electrical & HVAC Equipment Replacement Project

7.0 Workshop Items: None.

8.0 Information Items:

8.1 Financial Update
Dan Pyan, Director of Finance and Operations shared the current status of the budget with the impacts of COVID-19.

9.0 Discussion Items: None.

10.0 Action Items: 
10.1 (Added at the beginning of the meeting) Approval of Tentative Agreement with United Teachers of South Washington County Schools, presented by Kevin Witherspoon, Director of Human Resources. It was moved by Pat Driscoll, seconded by Sharon Van Leer to approve the agreement. A roll call vote was taken. All in favor, none opposed, motion carried.

11.0 Reports and Comments:

11.1 Superintendent’s Report: Dr. Jacobus and staff shared information on Distance Learning for students.

11.2 School Board Member Reports: Pat Driscoll attended a virtual meeting with AMSD. Louise Hinz stopped in the childcare facilities over spring break and participated in the virtual daddy daughter dance.

12.0 Future Meeting Dates:

12.1 Thursday, April 23, 2020 – School Board Meeting (6:30 p.m.)
12.2 Thursday, May 7, 2020 – School Board Meeting (6:30 p.m.)

13.0 Adjournment: The meeting adjourned at 7:30pm.