September 24, 2020

Thursday, September 24, 2020 / 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:

Fall Planning Appreciation
Julie Nielsen, 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 August 27, 2020 School Board Meeting Minutes
6.7 Approval of September 10, 2020 School Board Meeting Minutes
6.8 Approval of Cash Disbursements in June

7.0 Workshop Items: Agenda item scheduled for the October 8, 2020 meeting.

8.0 Information Items:

8.1 Start of School Year-Elementary
Tyrone Brookins, Assistant Superintendent

8.2 Incident Command Team
Julie Nielsen, Superintendent

9.0 Discussion Items: None.

10.0 Action Items:

10.1 Approval of Policy 413 and 522
Julie Nielsen, Superintendent

10.2 Approval of Proposed Levy for Taxes Payable in 2021
Dan Pyan, Director of Finance and Operations

10.3 Approval of Worker’s Compensation Insurance Renewal
Dan Pyan Director of Finance and Operations

11.0 Reports and Comments:

11.1 Superintendent’s Report
11.2 Student Board Report

12.0 Future Meeting Dates:

12.1 October 8, 2020 – School Board Meeting (DSC/6:30 p.m.)
12.2 October 22, 2020 – School Board Meeting (DSC/6:30 p.m.)

13.0 Adjournment