Unofficial condensed record of proceedings of the Regular meeting of the School Board of Independent School District No. 709 at Historic Old Central High School, 215 N. 1st Avenue East, Duluth, Minnesota 55802, on Tuesday, August 17, 2021. A copy of the full minutes may be seen at room 215 of the Historic Old Central High School or online at the school district's website.
Members present: Kelly Durick Eder, David Kirby, Rosie Loeffler-Kemp, Jill Lofald, Alanna Oswald, Paul Sandholm, Sally Trnka, and John Magas, Superintendent.
Chair Lofald called the Regular School Board meeting of August 17, 2021 to order at 6:31 p.m. and the Pledge of Allegiance was given.
Approved the agenda as presented.
Received public comment, communications, the Superintendent's Report, and the calendar of events.
No Monthly Committee of the Whole Report
Approved the Human Resources/Finance Committee Report as follows:
Certified: Appointments, Leaves, Permanent Increase/Decrease in Contracts, Retirements, Resignations, Long Term Substitutes, and Temporary Increase/Decrease in Contracts.
Non-Certified: Appointments, Leaves, Long Term Substitute Appointments, Permanent/Decrease in Contract, Reclassifications, Resignations, Retirements, and Temporary Increase/Decrease in Contracts.
Approved Resolutions: HR-8-21-3824 Employment of a School Board Member by the District
Bids and RFP's: None
Contracts: City of Duluth School Resource Officer Contract
Change Orders: Change order #1-Deducts/Additions for Bid 1292 Duluth Preschool Playscapes
Resolutions: B-8-21-3830 - Acceptance of Donations to Duluth Public Schools, B-8-21-3831 - Providing for the Issuance, Sale and Delivery of $31,497,601.65 General Obligation Capital Appreciation Bonds, Series 2021C; Establishing the Terms and Form Thereof; Creating a Construction Fund and Debt Service Fund Therefor; and Awarding the Sale Thereof, B-8-21-3832 - Release and Pledge of Collateral, B-8-21-3833 - Resolution for Petition to Vacate Street Alley or Utility Easement
Received 9 items as informational.
Approved the Consent Agenda (other items):
Approved Minutes of Board Meetings: Regular School Board Meeting - July 20, 2021
Data Sharing Agreements
Policies for First Reading: Policy 808-COVID-19 Face Covering Policy - Deletion
MSBA Model Policy 531 - The Pledge of Allegiance, Policy 103 Complaints - Students, Employees, Parents, Other Persons
Policies for Second Reading: Annual Review of Policy 722-Public Data Requests and Public Data Request Form
Chair Lofald adjourned the Regular School Board meeting of August 17, 2021 at 8:58 p.m.
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