MINUTESRegular Meeting of the Board of EducationIndependent 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, December 17, 2012, in the Delano High School Media Center. The meeting was called to order by the chair at 7:00 PM with the following members in attendance: Johnson, Baker, Brasket, Milano, Seguin, Durick and Black. Absent: None.
APPROVAL OF MEETING AGENDA (approved unanimously)
Truth in Taxation Hearing and Certification of Final Levy (approved unanimously)
Mary Reeder presented 12 Pay 13 Levy analysis and FY12 and FY13 budget summaries; the levy is increasing $372,450.91 or 8.06% over last year due to $325 operating referendum that was approved during the November 6, 2012, election. The total levy certified was $4,995,715.87.
CONSENT AGENDA (approved unanimously)
Board approved the regular meeting minutes of 11-26-12, the current budget status with year to date adjustments, investment transactions, wire transfers, Minnesota Liquid Assets fund, cash report, revenue and expense fund totals, expense reports and disbursements and donations.PERSONNEL (approved unanimously)
Board approved recommendations of employment for 2 TKC Student Aides, CE TAC Gymnastics Teacher, CE TAC Gymnastics Aide and 2 TAC Lifeguards; Contract changes and approvals for CE Pool Manager, CE Gymnastics Program and MAGA Coordinator and ELL Teacher.
ADMINISTRATIVE AND BOARD REPORTS
Board heard the following administrative reports: Supt. Schoen reported on upcoming legislative forum and thanked community for supporting the operating levy referendums; MS Asst Principal reported on Targeted Services program, WEB and Service Learning project; HS Principal reported on fire lane, Auditorium issues and Jingle Run; ES Principal reported on whiteboard donation, meetings with student and staff regarding Newtown, CT shooting and Giving Back to the Community projects; Bus Mgr reported on revised state aid shift from 64.3% in current year to 82.5%; and CE Director presented on past and upcoming events.
Board heard reports from board members regarding MAWSECO, Wright Technical Ctr, Comm Educ Advisory Council, Schools for Equity in Education (SEE), Delano Area Sports Arena (DASA) and City School.
1. Approve lease and maintenance agreement with Loffler for new copiers (approved unanimously)
2. Approve Lacrosse agreement contract and recommendation (approved unanimously)
The meeting adjourned at 8:30 PM. The preceding is a summary of the unofficial minutes. The full text of the unofficial 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, January 28, 2013 at 7:00 PM at Delano City Hall.
Board of Education Clerk
Published in the Delano Herald Journal Dec. 31, 2012.