Nov. 15, 2018 Minutes


Unofficial Clerk's Minutes
November 15, 2018 

1.0 Call to Order; Roll Call
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, November 15, 2018. The meeting was called to order by Chair Tracy Brunnette, at 6:30pm at the District Service Center, located at 7362 East Point Douglas Road South, Cottage Grove, Minnesota. School Board Members present were: Tracy Brunnette, Pat Driscoll, Ron Kath and Katie Schwartz. Heather Hirsch, Sharon Van Leer and Michelle Witte were absent. Superintendent Keith Jacobus was present. Student Board Representative Hannah Poor (WHS), and Lindsey Strom (PHS) )were present. Sonny Yimer (ERHS) was absent. 

2.0 Pledge of Allegiance

3.0 Approval of Agenda
It was moved by Ron Kath to approve the amended agenda, adding 10.2 Approval of the MOU between UTSWC and ISD 833. Seconded by Pat Driscoll. All in favor, none opposed, motion carried. 

4.0 District Highlights:

4.1 3M Donation Kristine Schaefer, Assistant Superintendent
4.2 Fall Activities Update Phil Kuemmel, Park High School Activities Director Sara Palodichuk. East Ridge High School Activities Director Marvin Wooten, Woodbury High School Activities Director

5.0 Public Comment:
Amy Anderson of Woodbury addressed the Board regarding district finances. 

6.0 Consent Items:

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 Extended Field Trips
6.5 Approval of Electronic Fund Transfers
6.6 Approval of Resolution to Accept Gifts
6.7 Approval of October 17, 2018 School Board Meeting Minutes
6.8 Approval of November 1, 2018 School Board Meeting Minutes
6.9 Approval of Administrative Internship Agreement with Concordia University – St. Paul
It was moved by Katie Schwartz to approve the consent agenda, seconded by Ron Kath. All in favor, none opposed, motion carried. 

7.0 Workshop Items: Agenda item scheduled for the January 3, 2019 meeting,

8.0 Information Items:

8.1 Meeting Student Needs in South Washington County Bob Lawrence, Director of Community Education
8.1 PPT
Mr. Lawrence, Cheryl Jogger Community Engagement Coordinator/SoWashCo Cares Founder, Laura Vogel, Gifted Support Specialist/Weekend Pack Coordinator and Albert Linderman, Collective Impact Strategist. They shared various community efforts to alleviate student needs.

8.2 Financial Update Dan Pyan, Director of Finance
8.2 PPT
Mr. Pyan reviewed the past and current financial state of the district.  

9.0 Discussion Items: None.

10.0 Action Items:

10.1 Approval of Policy 414 Mike Johnson, Assistant Superintendent
Policy 414
It was moved by Pat Driscoll, seconded by Ron Kath to approve the policy. All in favor, none opposed, motion carried. 

10.2 Approval of Memorandum of Agreement between UTSWC & ISD 833
It was moved by Pat Driscoll, seconded by Katie Schwartz to approve the agreement. All in favor, none opposed.  

11.0 Reports and Comments:

11.1 Superintendent’s Report
Dr. Jacobus reported on Spark and the HBCU Information Fair.  

11.2 Student Board Reports
Hannah Poor (WHS) reported on winter sports, Raptor Time student surveys and noted the student council drive collected almost 200 toiletries. Lindsey Strom (PHS) reported 7 student athletes sign their national intent letters, Breakfast Club at PHS, Winter sports, Hall of Fame induction is on Saturday, the November 28th applaud breakfast and the recent completion of the Fall Play The Importance of Being Earnest.

12.0 Future Meeting Dates:

12.1 December 13, 2018 – School Board Meeting (DSC/6:30 p.m.)
12.2 January 3, 2019 – School Board Meeting (DSC/6:30 p.m.)

13.0 Adjournment
The meeting adjourned at 8:11pm.