DELANO SCHOOL BOARD MINUTES
Regular Meeting of the Board of EducationIndependent School District 879, Delano Public SchoolsMarch 21, 2011
The regular meeting of the Board of Education of Independent School District 879, Delano, Minnesota, was held on Monday, March 21, 2011, at the Delano Middle School Media Center. The meeting was called to order by the chair at 7:00 PM with the following members in attendance: Douglas, Johnson, Milano, Frake, Baker, Seguin and Brasket. Absent: None
REPORTS AND INFORMATION FROM SCHOOL SOURCES
Interim Report from Technology Planning Group
CONSENT AGENDA (approved unanimously)
Board approved the regular meeting minutes of 2-28-11, special meeting minutes of 3-9-11 & 3-15-11; the current budget status with year to date adjustments, wire transfers, Minnesota Liquid Assets fund, cash report, revenue and expense fund totals, expense reports and disbursements; and donations.
Board approved retirements of DHS Lang. Arts teacher, MS Phy Ed Teacher, DMS Lang. Arts Teacher and Spec. Ed Admin Asst; hiring DHS Asst. Track Coach, 8th Gr. Baseball Coach, DHS Long Term Math Sub & DHS Cheer Coach, 2 MS Golf Asst., Girls Varsity Soccer Coach, CE Gymnastics Aide and TAC Fitness Instructor, JV Girls Soccer Coach, 9th Gr Softball Coach, ELL Para; 4 lane changes; 2 family leaves.
ADMINISTRATIVE AND BOARD REPORTS
Board heard the following administrative reports: Supt. Sweet reported on Phase III training, testifying on Senate File 272, flood planning and MASA Spring Conf.; ES Prin Darren Schuler reported on Conferences, Kindergarten Roundup, MCA testing, Pennies for Patients; MS Prin Renee Klinkner reported on Art Club, teacher success, School Health index and MCA testing; HS Prin Matt Schoen reported on volunteer students sandbagging, testing dates, prep classes; Bus Mgr reported on P Cards and Fund Balance policy; and CE Dir reported on programs, grants and potential flooding.
Board heard reports from board members regarding MAWSECO, Wright Technical Center, Community Educ Advisory Council, Curriculum Advisory Council, Schools for Equity in Educ., Delano Area Sports Arena, Safe Schools, Staff Dev. and City/School Task Group.
1. Final reading of policies 503, 506, 602, 608
1. Extended Field Trip Request
2. Bid for Lawn Mowing Service
3. Financial meeting in April
4. Set meeting for bids for CE Center boiler
The meeting adjourned at 9:15 p.m. The preceding is a summary of the official minutes. The full text of the official minutes is on file in the District Office, 700 Elm Avenue East, Delano, Minnesota and also available on the school districts website www.delano.k12.mn.us. The next regular meeting of the Board of Education will be held on Monday, April 25, 2011 at 7:00 p.m. at Delano City Hall.
Board of Education Clerk
SPECIAL SCHOOL BOARD MEETINGApril 4, 2011Delano Public SchoolsIndependent School District #879, Delano, Minnesota
The meeting was called to order at 7:00 a.m. by Board Chair Peter Brasket with the following members present: Peter Brasket, Amy Johnson, Tim Douglas, Lisa Seguin, Carolyn Milano and Erica Frake. Absent: Amy Johnson and Sarah Baker.
Sarah Baker arrived at 7:05 a.m.
The board considered bids for boiler replacement at the Community Education Center.
Mike Pfeniger represented ESG (Energy Services Group) in explaining the bids and the project.
Motion by T Douglas, seconded by Lisa Seguin to accept the low bid of R J Mechanical in the amount of $215,000, UHL Company for temperature controls for $8,000 and alternate #2 replacement of two domestic water heaters with one unit in the amount of $14,000.
L Seguin moved, C Milano seconded to adjourn the meeting at 7:18 a.m.
Recorder: John Sweet, Supt
Board Clerk: Carolyn Milano
SPECIAL SCHOOL BOARD MEETINGApril 14, 2011Delano Public SchoolsIndependent School District #879, Delano, Minnesota
The meeting was called to order at 7:00 p.m. at Delano City Hall by Board Chair Peter Brasket with the following members present: Peter Brasket, Sarah Baker, Amy Johnson, Lisa Seguin, Carolyn Milano and Erica Frake. Absent: Tim Douglas.
Dr. Sweet gave a presentation on the state of school funding and the $426 per pupil operating levy that expires June 30, 2013. The presentation was followed by further discussion and questions from the audience.
Motion by P Brasket, seconded by A Johnson to accept the resignation of Board member Tim Douglas. Motion passed 5-1 with C Milano voting no.
Motion by S Baker, seconded by L Seguin to set the application deadline for candidates to file for the T Douglas position as April 29, 2011 with interviews to take place May 2nd. Motion passed 6-0.
Motion by C Milano, seconded by L Seguin to adjourn the meeting at 8:20 p.m. Motion passed 6-0.
Recorder: John Sweet, Supt
Board Clerk: Carolyn Milano
Published in the Delano Herald Journal May 2, 2011
CITY OF DELANONOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Delano Planning Commission will hold a Public Hearing in the Council Chambers at Delano City Hall, 234 2nd Street North, on Monday, May 16, at 7:00 PM or there soon after as the parties may be heard to consider a request for a Conditional Use Permit for a concrete product plant, building materials production and similar uses as regulated by Section 51.31 Subd., D 3., Of the City of Delano Zoning Code from B. Sleypen Properties LLC and Combined Aggregate Enterprises. LLC, for the property located at near the intersections of Oak Avenue, Maple Avenue and Wallace Street and legally described as:
Sect-11 Twp-118 Range-025 LITCHFIELDS ADDN Lot-003 Block-008 LTS1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10&11EX S45FT ALSO TH PRT OF VAC MAPLE ST LY WLY OF WALLACE
Sect-11 Twp-118 Range-025 LITCHFIELDS ADDN Block-017 BLK17ALSO TH PRT OF VAC MAPLE ST LY WLY
Sect-11 Twp-118 Range-025 UNPLATTED LAND DELANO TH PRT OF W1/2OF NE1/4DES COM AT PT OF INT /SEC OF E LN&EXT W OF N LN OF BLK17LITCHFIELDS ADD TH S ALG SD E LN164FT TO POB TH CONT S596FT TH W AT R AGL265FT TO CROW RIVER TH NLY ALG
All interested parties or individuals are hereby notified and invited to present their oral or written comments at said public hearing.
Marlene E. Kittock, City Clerk
Published in the Delano Herald Journal May 2, 2011.