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Unofficial condensed record of proceedin

Unofficial condensed record of proceedings of the Regular meeting of the School Board of Independent School District No. 709 at the Denfeld High School, 401 North 44th Avenue West, Duluth, Minnesota, 55807, on Tuesday, December 21, 2021. A copy of the full minutes may be seen at Suite 108 of the UHG Building, 4316 Rice Lake Road 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 December 21, 2021 to order at 7:00 p.m. and the Pledge of Allegiance was given. Approved the agenda as presented. Received public comment, communications, the Superintendent’s Report, calendar of events and reports of standing committees: Committee of the Whole, HR/Finance, and Policy Committee. Approved the Consent Agenda: Approved Minutes of Board Meetings: Regular School Board Meeting 11/16/21, Special (FY22 Calendar Change) 12/07/21, Special (Negotiations) 12/09/21 Resolutions: B-12-21-3855 - Acceptance of Donations to Duluth Public Schools; B-12-21-3856 – Certified Tax Levy 2021 Payable 2022; Human Resources portion of the Human Resources/Finance Committee Report as follows: Staffing Report: 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. Other HR Action Items: Approval of Hourly and Substitute Rate Sheet; Approval of Communications Officer Job Description. Finance portion of the Human Resources/Finance Committee Report as follows: Financial Report; Bids, RFPs and Quotes – None; Contracts, Change Orders and Leases - None Diploma Requests Field Trips: None Data Sharing Agreements: None Policies for First Reading: Policy 214 – Out-of-State Travel by School Board Members Bylaw Policies for Second Reading: None Policies for Suspension: None Approved Special Resolution SP-12-21-3857 – Board Member Attendance at 2022 MSBA Leadership Conference Approved Special Resolution SP-12-21-3858 – Board Member Attendance at MSBA Phase I and Phase II Orientations Chair Lofald adjourned the Regular School Board meeting of December 21, 2021 at 9:28 p.m. (Jan. 22, 2022) 25619