October 24, 2019

Thursday, October 24, 2019 / 6:30pm
District Service Center / Cottage Grove, MN

The purpose of this meeting is to consider the following: 

1.0 Call to Order; Roll Call

2.0 Pledge of Allegiance

3.0 Approval of Agenda

4.0 District Highlights:

Cottage Grove Area Educators of the Year
Joni Hagebock, Oltman Middle School Principal

5.0 Public Comment: At this time, individuals may speak to the School Board on any item that is not on tonight’s agenda. The Board will not respond to or discuss your comments. Character abuse or specific complaints identifying staff, students or task force members will not be permitted. The Superintendent may be asked to prepare a response to your concerns. Our policy allows three minutes per person.

6.0 Consent Items:
All consent items are considered routine and non-controversial by the School Board and will be approved by a single motion. There will be no separate discussion of these items. Prior to this meeting, Board members have had the opportunity to review each of these items and may request that any item be moved to the Action Items for individual consideration.

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 September 26, 2019 School Board Meeting Minutes
6.8 Approval of October 10, 2019 School Board Meeting Minutes
6.9 Approval of agreement with Washington County Elections Division
6.10 Approval of Grant Awards

7.0 Workshop Items: Agenda item scheduled for the November 7, 2019 meeting

8.0 Information Items:

8.1 Safety Update & Raptor System
Mike Johnson, Assistant Superintendent
8.1 PPT

8.2 American Indian Education Plan 
Cori Thompson, Director of Achievement and Integration
8.2 PPT

8.3 Financial Update 
Dan Pyan, Director of Finance and Operations
8.3 PPT

9.0 Discussion Items: None.

10.0 Action Items:

10.1 Approval of Open Enrollment & IDT Parameters 
Mike Johnson, Julie Nielsen & Kristine Schaefer, Assistant Superintendents

10.2 Approval of Resolution of Support of MN State High School League Grants 
Mike Johnson, Assistant Superintendent 

10.3 Approval of Policy 509.1
Mike Johnson, Assistant Superintendent

11.0 Reports and Comments:

11.1 Superintendent’s Report 
11.2 Student School Board Representatives Reports:


12.0 Future Meeting Dates:

12.1 November 7, 2019 – School Board Meeting (DSC/6:30 p.m.)
12.2 November 21, 2019 – School Board Meeting (DSC/6:30 p.m.)

13.0 Adjournment