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REGULAR BOARD MEETING August 17, 2021 A Tax Abatement Hearing was held at the Worthington High School Media Center, 1211 Clary Street, Worthington, Minnesota on August 17, 2021, at 5:10 p.

REGULAR BOARD MEETING
August 17, 2021
A Tax Abatement Hearing was held at the Worthington High School Media Center, 1211 Clary Street, Worthington, Minnesota on August 17, 2021, at 5:10 p.m. Hearing adjourned at 5:11 p.m.
A regular meeting of the School Board of Independent School District No. 518, Worthington, Minnesota, was held at the Worthington High School Media Center, 1211 Clary Street, Worthington, Minnesota on August 17, 2021, at 5:15 p.m.
The following were present: BOARD MEMBERS - Lori Dudley, Brad Shaffer, Steve Schnieder, Adam Blume, Mike Harberts, Joel Lorenz, ABSENT-Tom Prins
ADMINISTRATORS - John Landgaard, Superintendent, Dave Skog, Director of Management Services
Correspondence and Recognition: The board recognized the following employees/students: None.
1.Motion by Member Blume, and seconded by Member Shaffer and unanimously passed to approve the Consent Agenda for the August 17, 2021, School Board meeting with the addition of 4.3.49 approve employment of Andrea Duarte-Alonso and 4.3.50 approve employment of Sharon Nelson.
2.Motion by Member Blume, seconded by Member Shaffer and unanimously passed to approve the Main Agenda for the August 17, 2021, School Board meeting with the addition of 5.10 approve the 21-22 school year Health and Safety Plan.
3.Motion by Member Lorenz, seconded by Member Blume and unanimously passed to approve the July 20, 2021, Regular School Board meeting minutes.
Motion by Member , seconded by Member and unanimously passed accept the school board committee meeting minutes as received.
4.Motion by Member Schnieder, seconded by Member Lorenz and unanimously passed to approve the action of the items on the Consent Agenda as follows:
4.1Financial Reports -
A.Approved Investments Matured and Purchased
B.Approved Wire Transfers
C.Approved Claims and Accounts for August 17, 2021, as per Board Check Register
August 17, 2021
GENERAL FUND$1,969,096.96
FOOD SERVICE$17,710.95
TRANSPORTATION$3,725.39
COMMUNITY SERVICE$10,158.33
CAPITAL OUTLAY$123,185.05
BUILDING CONSTRUCTION$5,187,614.58
TRUST$1,240.00
INTEGRATION COLLABORATIVE$33,347.91
STUDENT ACTIVITY$5,123.31
MONTH TOTAL$7,351,202.48
D.Approved the Community Education Imprest Cash Account in the amount of $0 for July 2021.
4.2.1.Approved resignation of Anna Rogers as Class II Paraprofessional at Prairie Elementary effective July 16, 2021.
4.2.2.Approved resignation of Halie Spessard as Class I Paraprofessional at Prairie Elementary effective July 16, 2021.
4.2.3.Approved resignation of Chandra Rowland as Cook at the High School effective July 16, 2021.
4.2.4.Approved resignation of Petra Jimenez de Cornejo as Administrative Assistant with Teaching and Learning effective July 26, 2021.
4.2.5.Approved termination of Julie Munkel as Cook at Prairie Elementary effective July 28, 2021.
4.2.6.Approved resignation of Michelle Miller as Class II Paraprofessional at the High School effective July 29, 2021.
4.2.7.Approved retirement of Teresa Williams as Class II Paraprofessional at Prairie Elementary effective August 20, 2021.
4.2.8.Approved resignation of Maricela Regalado as Class I Paraprofessional at the Middle School effective August 3, 2021.
4.2.9.Approved resignation of Dan Bruns as C Squad Baseball Coach effective August 3, 2021.
4.2.10.Approved resignation of Angela Fritz as ECFE Teacher with Community Education effective August 3, 2021.
4.3.1.Approved employment of Anna Rogers as Technology Management Specialist with the School District effective July 19, 2021.
4.3.2.Approved employment of Lay Yu Paw as Lead Aide for NCIC effective July 21, 2021.
4.3.3.Approved employment of Matthew Nelson as Class II Paraprofessional at the Middle School effective August 23, 2021.
4.3.4.Approved employment of Teresa Bravo as .84 FTE Early Childhood Paraprofessional with Community Education effective August 23, 2021.
4.3.5.Approved employment of Tah So Gay Collah as Class II Paraprofessional to a Class I EL Paraprofessional at the Middle School effective August 19, 2021.
4.3.6.Approved employment of Leah Baumann as Title Teacher at Worthington Christian School effective August 17, 2021.
4.3.7.Approved employment of Jessica Borchardt as VIBE Teacher effective July 28, 2021.
4.3.8.Approved employment of Marie MacPherson as VIBE Teacher effective July 28, 2021.
4.3.9.Approved employment of Julia Johnson as VIBE Teacher effective July 28, 2021.
4.3.10.Approved employment of Megan Rieken as VIBE Teacher effective July 28, 2021.
4.3.11.Approved employment of Lisa Strand from Class II Paraprofessional to a Class I Paraprofessional at Prairie Elementary effective August 23, 2021.
4.3.12.Approved employment of Leah Gaul as Class I Paraprofessional to a Class II Paraprofessional at Prairie Elementary effective August 23, 2021.
4.3.13.Approved employment of Kayla Schroeder as Class II Paraprofessional to a Class I Paraprofessional at Prairie Elementary effective August 23, 2021.
4.3.14.Approved employment of Dana Larson as Class I Paraprofessional to a Class II Paraprofessional at Prairie Elementary effective August 23, 2021.
4.3.15.Approved employment of Rachel Keber as Class II Paraprofessional at Prairie Elementary effective August 20, 2021.
4.3.16.Approved employment of Sylvia Garza as Class I Paraprofessional to a Class II Paraprofessional at the Middle School effective August 23, 2021.
4.3.17.Approved an overload of 1.33 FTE for Micaela Massey as Computer Teacher at the Middle School effective August 1, 2021.
4.3.18.Approved employment of Leah Gaul as Technology Casual Help effective August 9, 2021.
4.3.19.Approved employment of Joyce Lohr as Technology Casual Help effective August 9, 2021.
4.3.20.Approved employment of Brenda Paulzine as Technology Casual Help effective July 29, 2021.
4.3.21.Approved employment of Chris Preuss as Technology Casual Help effective July 29, 2021.
4.3.22.Approved employment of Karen Burns as Class II Paraprofessional at Prairie Elementary effective August 20, 2021.
4.3.23.Approved employment of Austin Peters-Smith as Math Teacher at the Learning Center effective August 1, 2021.
4.3.24.Approved employment of Michelle Miller as Class II Secretary at the High School effective August 9, 2021.
4.3.25.Approved employment of Emily Spieker as Class II Paraprofessional at Prairie Elementary effective August 20, 2021.
4.3.26.Approved employment of Ashley Hoefker as Marching Band Caption Head effective August 2, 2021.
4.3.27.Approved employment of Rebecca Tims as Marching Band Caption Head effective August 2, 2021.
4.3.28.Approved employment of Zach Brandt as Assistant Marching Band Director effective August 2, 2021.
4.3.29.Approved employment of Jon Wendt as Assistant Marching Band Director effective August 2, 2021.
4.3.30.Approved employment of Mike Thompson as Director of Bands effective August 2, 2021.
4.3.31.Approved employment of Brett Schmidt as Middle School Football Coach effective August 30, 2021.
4.3.32.Approved employment of Stephanie Jacobsma as Counselor at the Middle School effective August 16, 2021.
4.3.33.Approved employment of Cindy Puckett as VIBE Teacher effective July 28, 2021.
4.3.34.Approved an increase in assignment to .875 FTE for Karla Thuringer as Class II Secretary at the Middle School effective August 3, 2021.
4.3.35.Approved employment of Patricia Kinley as Gymnastics Aide with Community Education effective August 23, 2021.
4.3.36.Approved employment of Eric Michael as Class II Paraprofessional at the Middle School effective August 23, 2021.
4.3.37.Approved employment of Kate Tounalom as Class I Night Custodian at the Middle School effective August 16, 2021.
4.3.38.Approved employment of Dawn Kopplow as Cook at the High School effective August 23, 2021.
4.3.39.Approved employment of Rachel Grages as Class I Paraprofessional at Prairie Elementary effective August 23, 2021.
4.3.40.Approved employment of Alina Khamphanh as Class II Paraprofessional at the Middle School effective August 23, 2021.
4.3.41.Approved employment of Sondra Hinnenkamp as VIBE Teacher effective July 28, 2021.
4.3.42.Approved employment of Julie Filbeck as VIBE Teacher effective July 28, 2021.
4.3.43.Approved employment of Paige Kinley as Gymnastics Aide with Community Education effective August 23, 2021.
4.3.44.Approved employment of Sara Hartquist as SEAT Team Teacher at the Middle School effective August 16, 2021.
4.3.45.Approved employment of Khantalie Heig as Gymnastics Aide with Community Education effective August 23, 2021.
4.3.46.Approved an overload of .166 FTE (skinny terms 1, 2, 3, 4) for Patrick Mahoney as Social Studies Teacher at the High School effective August 30, 2021.
4.3.47.Approved an overload of .166 FTE (skinny terms 1, 2, 3, 4) for Melissa Schutz as Business Teacher at the High School effective August 30, 2021.
4.3.48.Approved employment of Andrea Duarte-Alonso as .50 FTE English Language Arts Teacher at the Learning Center effective August 20, 2021.
4.3.49.Approved employment of Sharon Nelson as .50 FTE English Language Arts Teacher at the Learning Center effective August 16, 2021."
4.4The board approved the following donations for the month of July 2021: Dan Adam's donation of time on the band trailer and SWIF for the Grow Your Own Teacher Program.
4.5Approved an employee's request for sick leave (due to pregnancy) from October 25, 2021, through December 3, 2021.
4.6Approved an employee's request for sick leave (due to pregnancy) from November 2, 2021, through December 13, 2021, and child care leave (without pay) from December 14, 2021, through January 5, 2022.
5.Motion by Member Shaffer, seconded by Member Harberts to approve resolution approving tax abatement for certain property pursuant to Minn.Stat.469-1813. Motion passed by roll call vote 6 to 0. Resolution is on file at the District Office.
6.Motion by Member Harberts, seconded by Member Lorenz and unanimously passed to approve Memorandum of Understanding with EMW-Title I Teacher as presented.
7.Motion by Member Shaffer, seconded by Member Schnieder and unanimously passed to approve Memorandum of Understanding with EMW-Band Workers as presented.
8.Motion by Member Harberts, seconded by Member Blume and unanimously passed to approve DAPE Program Agreement with the YMCA in the amount of $5,750.
9.Motion by Member Lorenz, seconded by Member Blume to approve Health and Safety Measures Resolution for the 2021-2022 School Year. Motion passed by roll call vote 6 to 0. Resolution is on file at the District Office.
10.Motion by Member Schnieder, seconded by Member Lorenz and unanimously passed to proceed with the planning of the expansion of the current administration building.
11.Motion by Member Lorenz, seconded by Member Schnieder to approve Trojan field rental rates as presented. Motion passed 5 to 1 with Member Harberts dissenting.
12.The board discussed the watershed proposals and the Watershed District requested a meeting with the Operations Committee next month.
13.Motion by Member Blume, seconded by Member Lorenz and unanimously passed to approve the 2021-2022 School Year Health and Safety Plan.
The Board further discussed and reviewed the following matters: Investments and financial status; Superintendent's Report - Mr. Landgaard reported the following: Enrollment update and safety improvement efforts at the Middle School. Instructional Committee Report - Mr. Blume reported the following: None. Operations Committee Report - Mr. Lorenz reported the following: Negotiating a price for a piece of property behind the District Office. Other Reports: Ms. Dudley reported the MSBA Virtual Advocacy Tour on September 9 at 6 p.m. via zoom. Other Business - None. Future Business - None.
Meeting adjourned at p.m.
Steve Schnieder, Clerk
Lisa Ahrenstorff, Deputy Clerk
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