October 19, 2021
The School Board of District 261 met in regular session on October 19, 2021 in the Media Center of the School. Chair Wing called the meeting to order at 6:00 PM. Member present: Hoff, B. Johnson, C. Johnson, Rylander, Spangler, and Wing. Absent: Anderson. Also present were Superintendent/Principal Jon Moore, Assistant Principal Lisa Otte, Renee Melby, Camille Schultz, Heather Dewey, Mary Reedy. and Jeff Seeley.
The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.
Hoff moved to approve the agenda. B. Johnson seconded. MCU.
C. Johnson moved to approve the following consent agenda:
Mary Reedy from Clifton, Larson, Allen presented the FY2021 Financial Audit Presentation and Financial Statements.
Jeff Seeley from Ehlers and Associates presented the Moody’s Bond Rating and Bond Sale.
C. Johnson made a motion to approve the Post-Issuance Debt Compliance Policy and Procedures for Tax-exempt and Tax-advantaged Governmental Bonds. Hoff seconded. MCU.
Rylander introduced Resolution No. 22.05 Adoption Post-Issuance Debt Compliance Policy for Tax-exempt and Tax-advantaged Governmental Bonds. B. Johnson seconded. Roll call vote: B. Johnson-yes, Spangler-yes, Hoff-yes, Rylander-yes, C. Johnson-yes, Wing-yes. MCU.
B. Johnson introduced Resolution No. 22.06 naming Ehlers Investment Partners as the District’s investment manager and TD Ameritrade Institutional as an official depository for the 2021A bond proceed funds belonging to the District. Spangler seconded. Roll call vote: B. Johnson-yes, Spangler-yes, Hoff-yes, Rylander-yes, C. Johnson-yes, Wing-yes. MCU.
Spangler introduced Resolution No. 22.07 awarding the sale of the Building Bonds Series 2021A. Hoff seconded. Roll call vote: B. Johnson-yes, Spangler-yes, Hoff-yes, Rylander-yes, C. Johnson-yes, Wing-yes. MCU.
Wing reported on Fergus Falls Special Ed Coop.
Lisa Otte reported on the following:
Mr. Moore reported on the following:
Camille Schultz reported on Art.
Heather Dewey reported on District Assessments, Reading Interventions, and ADSIS (Alternative Delivery of Specialized Educational Services).
Minnesota School Board Association Leadership Conference.
COVID-19 Quarantine Policy.
COVID testing options for Students and Staff.
Spangler made a motion to approve the 1st and 2nd Grade fundraiser Dinner and Movie night. C. Johnson seconded. MCU.
Hoff made a motion to adjourn. Spangler seconded. Chair Wing called the meeting adjourned at 7:55 pm.
Leslie Anderson, Clerk