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Willmar School Board to meet Monday, Aug. 8

The Willmar School Board will meet Aug. 8 at the Willmar Education and Arts Center.

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A file photo of the Willmar Public Schools sign at the Willmar Education and Arts Center, where the administration offices are located.
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WILLMAR — Acceptance of more than $54,000 in donations and a tax abatement proposal are on the agenda for the Willmar School Board meeting at 4:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 8, at the Willmar Education and Arts Center.

According to the agenda packet for Monday, the board is scheduled to adopt a resolution accepting gifts that will benefit music, Early Childhood, the Child Guide Program and the football program.

Also on Monday, a tax abatement application will be presented to the board from the MinnWest Technology Campus for the renovation of three more buildings on the former state hospital campus. The city of Willmar and Kandiyohi County have already approved abatement over 10 years on a sliding scale.

Human Resources Director Liz Windingstad is on the agenda to present the 2022-2024 Food and Nutrition Services labor agreement.

Meetings are open to the public. The board sets aside time for public comments twice during its meetings.

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Comments on issues on the meeting's agenda are allowed at the beginning of the meeting. Comments about issues not on the agenda are heard at the end of the meeting.

The full agenda can be found on the school district's web page at willmar.k12.mn.us.

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