August 27, 2020 Agenda

Thursday, August 27, 2020 / 6:30pm

The purpose of this meeting is to consider the following:

1.0 Call to Order; Call to Order

2.0 Pledge of Allegiance

3.0 Approval of Agenda

4.0 District Highlights:

4.1 Child Care Staff
Bob Lawrence, Director of Community Education

4.2 Welcome Director of Special Education, Anna Braun
Keith Jacobus, Superintendent

4.3 Welcome Director of Achievement and Integration, Wayne Felton II
Kristine Schaefer, Assistant Superintendent

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 Electronic Fund Transfers
6.5 Approval of Resolution to Accept Gifts
6.6 Approval of July 16, 2020 School Board Meeting Minutes
6.7 Approval of August 13, 2020 School Board Meeting Minutes
6.8 Approval of Internship with Mankato State University
6.9 Approval of MDE Identified Official with Authority (IOwA)
6.10 Approval of Cash Disbursements for April
6.11 Approval of Cash Disbursements for May
6.12 Approval of Petty Cash Limit 2020-2021
6.13 Approval of August 3, 2020 Special School Board Meeting Minutes

7.0 Workshop Items: Agenda item scheduled for the September 10, 2020 meeting.

8.0 Information Items:

8.1 Virtual Learning Academy
Kelly Jansen, Director of Teaching and Learning
8.1 PPT

8.2 First Reading of Annual Policy Review
Julie Nielsen, Assistant Superintendent


9.0 Discussion Items: None.

10.0 Action Items:

10.1 Approval of Adjustments to Face Covering Policy
Julie Nielsen, Assistant Superintendent

11.0 Reports and Comments:

11.1 Superintendent’s Report

12.0 Future Meeting Dates:

12.1 September 10, 2020 – School Board Meeting (DSC/6:30 p.m.)
12.2 September 24, 2020 – School Board Meeting (DSC/6:30 p.m.)

13.0 Adjournment