School Board – INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 279

Maple Grove, MN

REGULAR MEETING MINUTES

January 17, 2017

CALL TO ORDER

A regular meeting of the Independent School District 279 School Board was held on Tuesday, January 17, 2017 in the board room at the Educational Service Center. Chairperson Robert Gerhart called the meeting to order at 6:04 PM.

ROLL CALL

The following members were present: Board members Robert Gerhart, Jessica Craig, Jim Burgett, Mike Ostaffe, Heather Douglass, Stephanie Fortner and Superintendent Dr. Kate Maguire.

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

ACCEPTANCE OF AGENDA Motion by Mike Ostaffe, seconded by Heather Douglass, to accept the printed agenda. The motion carried unanimously on a vote of 6 to 0.

AUDIENCE OPPORTUNITY TO ADDRESS THE SCHOOL BOARD

SUPERINTENDENTS REPORT

SCHOOL BOARD REPORTS

The December 20, 2016 and January 3, 2017 School Board Work Session reports were read.

PRESENTATION:

SCHOOL REPORT: PALMER LAKE ELEMENTARY MEETING THE NEEDS OF THE WHOLE CHILD

REMOVAL OF ITEM FROM CONSENT AGENDA

Stephanie Fortner requested consent agenda item 8.K. be removed for separate consideration prior to action on consent agenda.

Resolution to approve the agreement between ISD 279 Osseo Area Schools and Edupoint Educational Systems LLC

ACTION ON ITEM REMOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA

Motion by Jim Burgett, seconded by Mike Ostaffe, to approve item 8. K.:

Resolution Approving The Agreement Between Osseo Area Schools And Edupoint Educational Systems LLC For Custom Software Development To Support Total School Cluster Grouping

Following board discussion, upon vote taken the motion failed on a vote of 5 to 1, with board members Jessica Craig, Robert Gerhart, Mike Ostaffe, Heather Douglass and Stephanie Fortner voting no.

CONSENT AGENDA The consent agenda consists of minutes of the regular meeting of December 13, 2016, minutes of the special meeting of December 27, 2016, minutes of the organizational meeting of January 3, 2017, financial matters, personnel matters, operational and business matters. Motion by Jim Burgett, seconded by Mike Ostaffe, to approve items in the consent agenda as presented in the agenda, with exception of item K which was removed for separate action. The motion carried unanimously on a vote of 6 to 0.

SECOND READING OF REVISED SCHOOL BOARD POLICY 406 PUBLIC AND PRIVATE PERSONNEL DATA Motion by Jim Burgett, seconded by Stephanie Fortner, to approve Second Reading of revised School Board Policy 406 Public and Private Personnel Data. The motion carried unanimously on a vote of 6 to 0.

SECOND READING OF REPEAL OF SCHOOL BOARD POLICY 440 STAFF DEVELOPMENT

Motion by Robert Gerhart, seconded by Heather Douglass, to approve Second Reading of repeal of School Board Policy 440 Staff Development. The motion carried unanimously on a vote of 6 to 0.

SECOND READING OF REPEAL OF SCHOOL BOARD POLICY 603 CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT IMPLEMENTATION AND DELIVERY

Motion by Robert Gerhart, seconded by Stephanie Fortner, to approve Second Reading of repeal of School Board Policy 603 Curriculum Development Implementation and Delivery. The motion carried unanimously on a vote of 6 to 0.

SECOND READING OF REVISED SCHOOL BOARD POLICY 616 WORLDS BEST WORKFORCE

Motion by Robert Gerhart, seconded by Jessica Craig, to approve Second Reading of revised School Board Policy 616 Worlds Best Workforce. The motion carried unanimously on a vote of 6 to 0.

SECOND READING OF REPEAL OF SCHOOL BOARD POLICY 648 INSTRUCTIONAL PROGRAMS

Motion by Robert Gerhart, seconded by Heather Douglass, to approve Second Reading of repeal of School Board Policy 648 Instructional Programs. The motion carried unanimously on a vote of 6 to 0.

SECOND READING OF REPEAL OF SCHOOL BOARD POLICY 649 DISSEMINATION OF INFORMATION ABOUT REQUIRED INSTRUCTIONAL PROGRAMS

Motion by Robert Gerhart, seconded by Jessica Craig, to approve Second Reading of repeal of School Board Policy 649 Dissemination of Information about Required Instructional Programs. The motion carried unanimously on a vote of 6 to 0.

SECOND READING OF REPEAL OF SCHOOL BOARD POLICY 650 COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT IN EDUCATION PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT: SITE COUNCILS

Motion by Robert Gerhart, seconded by Heather Douglass, to approve Second Reading of repeal of School Board Policy 650 Community Involvement in Education Program Development: Site Councils. The motion carried unanimously on a vote of 6 to 0.

SECOND READING OF REPEAL OF SCHOOL BOARD POLICY 651 COMMUNITY-SCHOOL COOPERATION IN SETTING GOALS, EVALUATION PROGRESS AND PLANNING IMPROVEMENT IN THE INSTRUCTIONAL PROGRAM: DISTRICT ADVISORY COUNCIL

Motion by Robert Gerhart, seconded by Heather Douglass, to approve Second Reading of repeal of School Board Policy 651 Community-School Cooperation in Setting Goals, Evaluation Progress and Planning Improvement in the Instructional Program: District Advisory Council. The motion carried unanimously on a vote of 6 to 0.

GIFTS TO THE DISTRICT Motion by Stephanie Fortner, seconded by Jessica Craig, to approve the Gifts to the District totaling $76,500.56. The motion carried unanimously on a vote of 6 to 0.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

ADJOURNMENT At 7:09 PM, motion by Heather Douglass, seconded by Mike Ostaffe, to adjourn the meeting. The motion carried unanimously on a vote of 6 to 0. [COMPLETE MINUTES ON FILE IN THE SUPERINTENDENTS OFFICE AND ON OUR DISTRICT WEB SITE]

Dean Henke, Chairperson

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March 9, 2017

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