Regular Meeting ofthe Board of EducationMay 23, 2011Independent School District 879, Delano Public Schools
The regular meeting of the Board of Education of Independent School District 879, Delano, Minnesota, was held on Monday, May 23, 2011, at the Delano City Hall. The meeting was called to order by the chair at 7:00 PM with the following members in attendance: Johnson, Milano, Frake, Baker, Seguin and Brasket. Absent: none
Appointment of new school board member
Reorganization of board officers, committees and representatives
REPORTS AND INFORMATION FROM SCHOOL SOURCES
Q-Comp Annual Report
CONSENT AGENDA (approved unanimously)
Board approved the regular meeting minutes of 4-25-11 & 5/2/11, 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 resignations DHS Math Teacher, 8th Gr. Girls Basketball Coach, termination of DHS/DMS Dishwasher; 3 DES Paras; hiring DHS Speech/Lang Pathologist, DHS Sped Ed Work Exp Coord, DES Gr. 1 Teacher, Spec Ed Admin Asst, 4 TKC Student Aides, 7th Fr. Softball Coach, DES Targeted Serv. Summer Program teachers, Extended School Year Teachers, DHS Math Teacher; Contract Changes for DMS Phy Ed, DMS Gr. 5, DMS Gr. 7 Math, 9th Gr. Girls BB, Asst 8th Gr Girls BB & 7th Gr. Girls BB Coach, DES Asst Prin.; termination of probationary teacher.
ADMINISTRATIVE AND BOARD REPORTS
Board heard the following administrative reports: Supt. Sweet reported on receiving Finance Award; ES Admin. Corey Lahr reported on end of year testing, grandparent day, track & field day, completed testing, 4th gr. Sleepover and concerts; MS Asst. Prin Joe Haas on testing, band & choir concerts, 5th gr LLC Field Trip Web leader application process and parent mtgs.; HS Prin Matt Schoen reported on hiring, Sr. Honors Program, ACT Prep classes, preparing for graduation; Bus Mgr absent; and CE Dir reported on programs, enrollment and DI Globals.
Board heard reports from bd members regarding MAWSECO, Wright Technical Ctr, 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. Review Operating Levy Information
2. Prelim Review of FY12 Budget
3. Amend 2011-12 calendar
4. Final reading of policies 613, 615, 618, 620, 701, 701.2, 704
5. Combining polling places
1. First reading of policy 503
2. Approve High School handbook
3. Request for a pilot 1st gr. Orientation/Assessment Day
4. Technology Bridge Plan 2012
5, Inclusive Education Program Plan
The meeting adjourned at 9:50 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 district’s website, www.delano.k12.mn.us. The next regular meeting of the Board of Education will be held on Monday, June 27, 2011 at 7:00 p.m. at Delano City Hall.
Board of Education Clerk
Published in the Delano Herald Journal July 4, 2011.