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August 13, 2020 Agenda

INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT 833
SCHOOL BOARD MEETING
Thursday, August 13, 2020 / 6:30pm
District Service Center / Cottage Grove, MN

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

1.0 Call to Order

2.0 Roll Call

3.0 Approval of Agenda

4.0 District Highlights: Agenda item scheduled for the August 27, 2020 meeting.

5.0 Public Comment: Agenda item scheduled for the August 27, 2020 meeting.

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 Student Agreement with Bradley University
6.5 Approval of Memorandum of Understanding with the SW Watershed District-GCES
6.6 Approval of Contract with CEL
6.7 Approval of Memorandum of Understanding with the SW Watershed District - CGMS

7.0 Workshop Items:

7.1 Fall Learning Options – Questions and Concerns
Keith Jacobus, Superintendent

8.0 Information Items:

8.1 Financial Update
Dan Pyan, Director of Finance and Operations
8.1 PPT
8.2 Review Recommendations From Minnesota State High School League
Kristine Schaefer, Assistant Superintendent

9.0 Discussion Items: None.

10.0 Action Items:

10.1 Approval of Fall Learning Model
Keith Jacobus, Superintendent
10.2 Approval of MOU for DOSS
Dan Pyan, Director of Finance and Operations
10.3 Approval of Contract with New Health Insurance Carrier
Kevin Witherspoon, Director of Human Resources
10.4 Approval of Policy 808 COVID-19 Face Coverings
Julie Nielsen, Assistant Superintendent
***Public comment regarding Policy 808 will be allowed following the presentation***
***Added at the beginning of the meeting, 10.5 Approval of Wages and Benefits for Independent Employees
Dan Pyan, Director of Finance and Operations
***Added at the beginning of the meeting, 10.6 Approval of Adjustments to 2020-21 Calendar
Julie, Nielsen, Assistant Superintendent
***Added at the beginning of the meeting, 10.7 Approval of Superintendent Contract
Tracy Brunnette, School Board Chair

11.0 Reports and Comments:

11.1 Superintendent’s Report
11.2 School Board Member Reports

12.0 Future Meeting Dates:

12.1 Thursday, August 27, 2020 – School Board Meeting (DSC/6:30 p.m.)
12.2 Thursday, September 10, 2020 – School Board Meeting (DSC/6:30 p.m.)

13.0 Adjournment