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SCHOOL BOARD Willmar Public Schools - ISD 347 Willmar, MN 56201 Minutes of the Regular School Board Meeting on August 10, 2020 Regular Board Meeting called to order by Chair, Mike Reynolds, at 4:30 p.

SCHOOL BOARD
Willmar Public Schools - ISD 347
Willmar, MN 56201
Minutes of the Regular School Board Meeting on August 10, 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
ISD 347 Willmar Public School District - General Process for Remote School Board Meetings Opening Statement by Board Chair, Mike Reynolds
Due to the current federal and state emergency declarations, the Minnesota directive to residents to stay at home, and guidance about limiting person-to-person contact due to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic, this meeting of the Willmar Public School Board is being conducted in accordance with Minnesota Statutes 13D.021- Meetings by Telephone or Other Electronic Means.
Due to the health pandemic, the school board determined that it is not feasible for at least one board member, the superintendent, or the school district's legal counsel to be physically present at the regular meeting location and that it is not feasible for the public to attend this meeting at the regular meeting location due to the health pandemic.
•Persons may monitor this meeting from a remote location by watching the recording of the meeting which will be posted on the District's website as soon as is reasonably possible.
•School board members are reminded to mute their microphone or phone when they are not speaking.
•School board members wishing to speak should raise their hand via Zoom, then wait to be recognized by the Chair.
•The chair will determine the order in which board members wishing to speak will be recognized. When recognized, the board member should unmute the microphone or phone, speak, and then mute their device.
•All votes will be conducted by roll call. Each school board member should wait until their name is called before voting.
•Persons monitoring this meeting from a remote location may submit a comment by sending an email to holmj@willmar.k12.mn.us .
•This meeting is being recorded. Access to the recording will be made available on the school district's website as soon as is reasonably possible.
Regular Board Meeting on September 14, 2020 at 4:30 p.m.
School Board Work Session on September 28, 2020 at 4:30 p.m.
PUBLIC COMMENTS RELATED TO AGENDA ITEMS - None
Justin Bos was having difficulties with his video chat and was not available.
Motion by Tammy Barnes, seconded by Scott Thaden to approve the agenda. Motion carried with a 6-0 roll call vote.
Motion by Michael O'Brien, seconded by Jay Lawton, to approve the Consent Agenda. Motion carried with a 6-0 roll call vote.
CONSENT AGENDA
Minutes of the Regular Board Meeting on July 13, 2020.
Payment of Bills and Wire Transfers for period ending July 31, 2020; totaling $4,843,370.14
Personnel Items:
Appointments:
Suzanne Flaig, Special Education Instructor, Kennedy (20-21 School Yr) Replacement
Katie Rice, Special Education Instructor, Middle School (20-21 School Yr) Replacement
Aimee Thalberg, STEM Health Instructor, Middle School (20-21 School Yr) Replacement
Transfers:
Sally Wilson, From Social Studies Instructor, Middle School to Digital Learning Coach, WEAC (20-21 School Yr) New Position
Leave Requests:
Stephanie Slagter, Math Instructor, Senior High (8/31/20-9/25/20)
Resignations:
Connie Evenson, FNS Production Coordinator, WEAC (8/17/20)
Michelle Heil, Library Clerical Paraprofessional, Roosevelt (8/13/20)
Rachel Lawton, Youth Enrichment Coordinator, WCE (8/4/2020)
Chelsea Aamodt, Elementary Instructor, Lakeland (8/4/20)
Retirements:
Kathy Larson, Special Education Paraprofessional, Senior High (9/1/20)
Debra Sorenson, Food Service, Kennedy (7/20/20)
Termination:
Abdiweli Yusuf, Bilingual Paraprofessional, Middle School/Roosevelt (7/22/20)
Justin Bos returned to the meeting.
REPORTS - None
ACTION ITEMS
1.Consider Extending Agreement with Kandiyohi Court System - Motion by Scott Thaden, seconded by Tammy Barnes to accept renewing the agreement month to month with Kandiyohi County Court System. Motion carried with a 7-0 roll call vote.
2.2020-2022 Technology Group - Motion by Jay Lawton, seconded by Michael O'Brien to approve the two-year wage increase package for the Technology Group. Motion carried with a 7-0 roll call vote.
3. 2020-2022 Nurse Group - Motion by Scott Thaden, seconded by Mary Amon to approve the two-year wage increase package for the Nurses Group. Motion carried with a 7-0 roll call vote.
4.Adopt New Policy 808 - Motion by Jay Lawton, seconded by Scott Thaden to adopt Policy 808- Face Covering Policy. Motion carried with a 7-0 roll call vote.
DISCUSSION ITEMS
-Update on Plans for Fall
PUBLIC COMMENTS RELATED TO NON AGENDA ITEMS - None
BOARD COMMITTEE REPORTS - None
ADJOURN - Motion to adjourn by Scott Thaden, seconded by Justin Bos. Meeting adjourned at 6:03 p.m.
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