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BOARD OF EDUCATION Willmar Public Schools - ISD 347 Willmar, MN 56201 Minutes of the Regular School Board Meeting on March 9, 2020 Regular Board Meeting called to order by Chair, Mike Reynolds, at 4:30 p.

BOARD OF EDUCATION
Willmar Public Schools - ISD 347
Willmar, MN 56201
Minutes of the Regular School Board Meeting on March 9, 2020
Regular Board Meeting called to order by Chair, Mike Reynolds, at 4:30 p.m.
Members Present: Jay Lawton, Mike Reynolds, Mary Amon,
Tammy Barnes, Justin Bos, Scott Thaden, Michael O'Brien
Members Absent:

ANNOUNCEMENTS
Regular Board Meeting on April 13, 2020 at 4:30 p.m.
PUBLIC COMMENTS RELATED TO AGENDA ITEMS - None
Motion by Tammy Barnes, seconded by Mary Amon to approve the agenda. Motion carried with a 7-0 vote.
Motion by Tammy Barnes, seconded by Scott Thaden, to approve the Consent Agenda. Motion carried with a 6-0 vote. Jay Lawton abstained.
CONSENT AGENDA
Minutes of the Regular Board Meeting on February 3, 2020 and Closed Board Meeting on February 24, 2020.
Payment of Bills and Wire Transfers for period ending February 29, 2020; totaling $3,888,622.96.
Personnel Items:
Appointments:
Fabiola Alarcon, Food Service Assistant, Kennedy (2/4/20) Replacement
Diane Erickson, Special Education Paraprofessional, FOCUS/SH (2/4/20) Replacement
Laura Flann, School Social Worker, Senior High, (2020-2021 School Year) Replacement
Jami Hamstad, Food Service Assistant, Lakeland (2/25/20) Replacement
Andrew Honken, Security/Front Desk, Senior High (2/18/20) New Position
Ingrid Lopez, Playground Supervisor, Lakeland (2/11/20) Replacement
Amelia Ryan, Early Childhood Instructor, Roosevelt (2/17/20) Replacement
Ifrah Sabri, Cultural Liaison, Lakeland (3/3/20) Replacement
Coaching Appointments:
Kenna Bannister, Assistant Varsity Track Coach (3/5/20) Replacement
Amanda Broman, Assistant Girls Golf Coach (2/21/20) Replacement
Dylan Erickson-Thoemke, Middle School Track Coach (3/4/20) Replacement
Kari Hedman, Assistant Varsity Track Coach (3/4/20) Replacement
Jay LaPorte, Assistant Varsity Track Coach (3/4/20) Replacement
Dave Rudie, Shared Assistant Varsity Track Coach (3/4/20) Replacement
Tori Tiernan, Middle School Track Coach (3/4/20) Replacement
Jerry Popp, Shared Assistant Varsity Track Coach (3/4/20) Replacement
Leave Requests:
Candace Aaker, Adjust Leave to (3/30/20 - End of Schl Yr 19-20)
Barb Floren, Special Education Para, Kennedy (3/17/20 - 4/15/2020)
Omar Jama, District Cultural Liaison, (Extend Leave through 3/1/20)
Rachel Lawton, Youth Activities Coordinator, Jefferson (3/10/20 - 6/1/20)
Jessica Quam, Kindergarten Instructor, Roosevelt (4/23/20 - 6/3/20)
Ahmed Sabri, Bilingual Paraprofessional, Kennedy (2/17/20 - 5/11/20)
Resignations:
Samantha Adrian, Special Education Paraprofessional, Roosevelt (3/13/20)
Khalif Bashir, Cultural Liaison, Lakeland (2/14/20)
Hassan Hassan, Bilingual Paraprofessional, Senior High (3/8/20)
Laura Morales, ABE Site Coordinator, Jefferson (2/18/20)
Bethany Roisland, Library Media Specialist, Roosevelt (Completion of the 19-20 Scl Yr)
Laurie Shubert, Bus Monitor, Cosmos Route (3/6/20)
Mohamed Yusuf, Bilingual Paraprofessional, Roosevelt (2/28/20)
Coaching/Advisor Resignations:
Lori Jacobson, Assistant Girls Golf Coach (2/21/20)
Nicole Lang, Head Cardette Coach (Completion of the 19-20 Season)
Termination:
Stacy Cole, Special Education Paraprofessional, Kennedy (2/4/20)
Victori Jewel, Food Service Assistant, Middle School (2/19/20)
Agreements
A.American Indian Parent Advisory Committee (AIPAC) Resolution
B.Achievement and Integration Plan/Budget
REPORTS
1.Business and Finance - Mrs. Harrington reported enrollment of 4,346 students as of March 6, 2020. The District will be seeking quotes for transportation services for the next two school years.
2.Human Resources - Ms. Fischer reported staffing and negotiations continue.
3.Teaching & Learning - Mrs. Thomas reported 2019 graduation rates were released and will be reported on in April.
2.Superintendent - Dr. Holm reported about the Coronavirus and what the District is doing to prevent and prepare for an outbreak. Dr. Holm displayed a Protexus Electrostatic Mister used in the district to disinfect.
ACTION ITEMS
1.Curriculum Adoption - Carrie Thomas updated the board about the Curriculum Adoption process. The five steps are: Prioritize Standards, Research and Review, Needs and Priorities, Review Instructional Resources, Select Instructional Resources. The process for this year includes K-5 Elementary Art, K-12 Social Studies and K-12 Physical Education. Motion carried with a 7-0 vote.
2.Accepting Gifts/Donations - Motion by Jay Lawton, seconded by Justin Bos, to accept the donations from Cardinal Pride ($5,500 - Fund web streaming services for the Big Red Gym), Willmar Basketball Boosters ($2,000 - Fund web streaming services for the Big Red Gym), Girls Fastpitch Softball ($400 - Batting cage floor covering), WBFBA ($800 - Batting cage floor covering), Kandiyohi Power - Charitable Trust ($1,500 - To support the Child Guides Program), David Gravgaard ($20 - Speech Club), Sand Electric ($50 - Robotics Student Activity Fund), Doris Cogelow ($100 - Speech Club), Jennie-O ($50 - Art show reception - Art Department), Azteca ($60 - Art show reception - Art Department), Middle Fork Cafรฉ ($15 - Art show reception - Art Department), Barn Theatre (2 tickets ($50 value) - Art show reception - Art Department), Willmar Public Schools Foundation ($576 - 9th Grade trip to Romeo and Juliet play). Motion carried with a 7-0 vote. (A copy of the Resolution is available in the District Office)
3.ALC Tuckpointing Project - Motion by Tammy Barnes, seconded by Scott Thaden to award ALC Tuckpointing contract to Building Restoration Corporation of Roseville in the amount of $223,448.00. Motion carried with a 7-0 vote.
4.ALC Fire Suppression - Motion by Tammy Barnes, seconded by Mary Amon to award ALC Fire Suppression contract to BCI Construction, Inc. in the amount of $195,000.00 Motion carried with a 7-0 vote.
5.Grievance Regarding Employee Termination - Motion by Jay Lawton, seconded by Tammy Barnes to deny grievance. Motion carried with a 6-0 vote. Tammy Barnes abstained. After a motion and second to deny the grievance, discussion was had.
The grievant, Daniel O'Malley, was requesting the board to approve his grievance and return him to work and pay him all lost time during the grievance process. The board asked questions of Mr. O'Malley and Ms. Fisher, Director of HR, to understand the facts of the issue.
DISCUSSION ITEMS
First Reading of New Policy 535 - Service Animals In Schools and Revised Policies 532 - Use of Peace Officers and Crisis Teams to Remove Students with an IEP from School Grounds and 705 - Investments. The second reading and adoption of this policy and procedures will be at the next regular board meeting.
PUBLIC COMMENTS RELATED TO NON AGENDA ITEMS - None
BOARD COMMITTEE REPORTS - Policy Committee Report
ADJOURN - Motion to adjourn by Jay Lawton, seconded by Tammy Barnes. Meeting adjourned at 5:41 p.m.
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