The School Board of District 261 met in regular session on August 18, 2021 in the Media Center of the School. Chair Wing called the meeting to order at 6:00 PM. Member present: Anderson, Hoff, B. Johnson, C. Johnson, Rylander, Spangler, and Wing. Also present were Superintendent/Principal Jon Moore, Assistant Principal Lisa Otte, Andy Peterson, Renee Melby, Al Niemann, Tom Gronwold, Dustin Steenblock, Jasper Reisenauer, Toni Reisenauer, and Laraya Hammer.
The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.
B. Johnson moved to approve the agenda. Anderson seconded. MCU.
Recognition of Visitors: Jasper Reisenauer spoke regarding COVID response by the District, Laraya Hammer spoke regarding COVID response by the District.
Rylander moved to approve the following consent agenda:
Hoff expressed a thank you to the Office Staff for the work put into the Election process.
Anderson reported on Region 1.
Wing reported on Fergus Falls Special Ed Coop and Lakes Country Service Coop.
Lisa Otte reported on the following:
Mr. Moore reported on the following:
Tom Gronwold reported on High School Social Studies.
Dustin Steenblock reported on Career and Technical Ed courses.
Safe Return to School Framework for Ashby Public School.
Request from the Brandon-Evansville School District to Coop for Golf in the Spring of 2022.
C. Johnson made a motion to approve the following District Policies requiring annual review: #410, 413, 414, 415, 506, 514, 522, 524, 616, 806. Spangler seconded. MCU.
C. Johnson made a motion to set the Time and Date for the Truth-in-Taxation Meeting as December 15, 2021, 6:00 pm. Rylander seconded. MCU.
Hoff made a motion to approve the School Nurse Contract with Prairie Ridge Healthcare. Anderson seconded. MCU.
Spangler made a motion to approve the revisions of the Safe Return to School Framework for 2021-22 for Ashby Public School. Rylander seconded. MCU.
Rylander made a motion authorizing Renee Melby and Jon Moore to electronically transfer funds as allowed by MS471.38. B. Johnson seconded. MCU.
Hoff made a motion to approve the 2021-22 Student Handbook. B. Johnson seconded. MCU.
Spangler made a motion to approve the 2021-22 Staff Handbook. Anderson seconded. MCU.
B. Johnson moved the adoption of Resolution No. 22.03 Canvassing Returns of Votes of School District Special Election held on August 10, 2021. Votes cast: 574. Votes in favor: 433. Votes against 141. C. Johnson seconded. Roll call vote: B. Johnson-yes, Rylander-yes, Spangler-yes, C. Johnson-yes, Hoff-yes, Anderson-yes, Wing-yes. MCU.
Hoff made a motion to adjourn. Spangler seconded. Chair Wing called the meeting adjourned at 7:37 pm.
Leslie Anderson, Clerk