Regular Meeting of the Board of Education
Independent 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, July 22, 2013, at Delano City Hall. The meeting was called to order by the chair at 7:01 p.m. with the following members in attendance: Johnson, Baker, Milano, Durick, Black, Larson, Seguin.
APPROVAL OF MEETING AGENDA (approved unanimously)
CONSENT AGENDA (approved unanimously)
Board approved the regular meeting minutes of 6-24-13. 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.PERSONNEL (approved unanimously):
Board approved retirements/resignations/terminations, recommendations of employment which include, DHS Mathematics Teacher, DES Early Childhood Special Education Part-Time Teacher, DHS/DMS Special Education DCD Teacher, contract changes/approvals and leaves of absence.
ADMINISTRATIVE AND BOARD REPORTS
Board heard the following administrative reports: Superintendent reported on the Board’s approval of the 5-year Strategic Plan, the middle school roof replacement, Trans Alarm security updates and campus wide wireless updates. Business Manager reported on preparation for the audit and parking lot repairs that will be made in August. CE Director reported on Concerts in the Park, summer programs and the Fall Community Education Brochure.
Board heard reports from board members regarding MAWSECO, Schools for Equity in Education, Delano Sports Arena and Activities.
NEW BUSINESS (approved unanimously)
Policy 902-Use of School District Facilities and Equipment (1st reading), 2013-15 Transportation Contract, Policies: 504-Student and Dress and Appearance, 506-Student Discipline, 533-Wellness, 602-Organization of School Calendar and School Day, 609-Religion, 703-Annual Audit, 801-Equal Access to Facilities of Secondary Schools, first reading of Policy 527-Student Use and Parking of Motor Vehicles; Patrols, Inspections and Searches, 2013-2018 Strategic Plan.
School board moved to closed session to discuss negotiations regarding 2013-15 teachers’ contract.
The meeting adjourned at 7:56 p.m. 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, August 26, 2013 at 7:00 PM at Delano City Hall.
Carolyn Milano, Board of Education Clerk
Published in the Delano Herald Journal August 5, 2013.
ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
CITY OF DELANO
Delano Business Park
Class of Work: Site Grading, Street and Utilities Construction, Bids Close At: 11:00 AM, August 27, 2013.
Sealed Bid Proposals for work indicated above will be received by the City of Delano Offices, City Hall, 234 2nd Street North, P.O. Box 108, Delano, Minnesota 55328, until 11:00 AM, Tuesday, August 27, 2013, after which time such bids will be publicly opened and read aloud at the Delano City Hall. The work, in accordance with Drawings and Specifications prepared by Wenck Associates, Inc., 1800 Pioneer Creek Center, P.O. Box 249, Maple Plain, Minnesota 55359, consists of all labor, materials, tools, permits, bonds, machinery, equipment, and services including utility and transportation services necessary for: In general, Work consists of mass grading of the 90 acre Business Park site and construction of streets and utilities throughout the project area.
1 LS Building Demolition & Removals, 12 Acre Site Clearing, 370,000 CY Site Grading, 100,000 CY Common Borrow, 150,000 CY Topsoil Export, 100,000 CY Soil Corrections, 1,000 LF Gravel Road Reconstruction, 2,700 LF Bituminous Street Construction, 5,000 LF Storm Sewer Construction , 7,500 LF Sanitary Sewer Construction, 10,000 LF Water Main Construction , 1 LS Street Lighting, 1 LS Street Signage & Pavement Markings, 1 LS Erosion and Sediment Control, 70 Acre Restoration.
A Pre-bid meeting is scheduled at the City of Delano Offices, City Hall, 234 2nd Street North, Delano, Minnesota 55328, for 1 PM Thursday, August 15, 2013. The meeting will begin at Delano City Hall and proceed to the Project area. Attendance is not required.
The Project Manual is available on QuestCDN (www.questcdn.com). You may download the digital plan documents for $10.00 by inputting Quest project # 2854713 on the website’s Project Search page. Please contact QuestCDN.com at 952-233-1632 or firstname.lastname@example.org for assistance in free membership registration, downloading, and working with this digital project information. The Project Manual is also on file for inspection at City of Delano office, 234 2nd Street North, P.O. Box 108, Delano, Minnesota; and the office of Wenck Associates, Inc. Project Manual/Plan Set available with non-refundable deposit of $75.00 check per set payable to “Wenck Associates, Inc.” at: Wenck Associates, Inc., 1800 Pioneer Creek Center, P.O. Box 249, Maple Plain, Minnesota 55359-0249. Telephone: (763) 479-4200, Facsimile: (763) 479-4242. Direct inquiries to City Engineer Vince Vander Top at (763) 479-5124 or Assistant City Engineer Heather Libby (763) 479-4256.
Published in the Delano Herald Journal August 5 and 12, 2013.