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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 held at Denfeld High School Media Center, 401 North Forty-Fourth Avenue West, Duluth, Minnesota 55807, on Tuesday, May 17, 2022. A copy of the full minutes may be seen at Suite 108 of the UHG Building, 4316 Rice Lake Rd or online at the school district’s website. Members present: Kelly Durick Eder, David Kirby, Rosie Loeffler-Kemp, Jill Lofald, Alanna Oswald, Amber Sadowski, Paul Sandholm, and John Magas, Superintendent. Chair Lofald called the Regular School Board meeting of May 17, 2022 to order at 6:40 p.m. and the Pledge of Allegiance was given. Approved the agenda as presented. Received public comment, communications, the Superintendent’s Report. Approved the Consent Agenda (other items): Minutes: April 26, 2022 Regular Meeting, April 26, 2022 Special Closed Meeting Re: Property Sale Discussion Actions Items: Human Resources Staffing Report Approval of Individual Contract, Assistant Superintendent of Schools Financial Report Bids, RFPs and Quotes: None Contracts, Change Orders and Leases: None Approval of Duluth Public Schools Head Start Program, FY22 Cost-of-Living Adjustment (COLA) and Quality Improvement (QL) Diploma Requests Field Trip Requests: Extended Field Trip – Denfeld and East Policies for First Reading: 508 Extended School Year for Certain Students with Individualized Education Plans, 528 DNR-DNI Orders replacing Policy 5160, 535 Service Animals in Schools, 615 Testing Accommodations, Modifications, and Exemptions for IEPs, Section 504 Plans, and LEP Students Second Reading: 419 Tobacco – Free Environment replacing Policy 1140, 801 Equal Access to School Facilities, 802 Disposition of Obsolete Equipment and Material, 807 Health and Safety Policy Committee Reports: Monthly Committee of the Whole – May 3, 2022, Committee of the Whole – Budget – May 12, 2022, Policy Committee – May 3, 2022, and Human Resources/Business Services Committee – May 10, 2022 Approved Resolutions: HR-5-22-3886 Approval of the Duluth Principals’ Association Collective Bargaining Agreement, B-5-22-3889 Acceptance of Grant Awards to Duluth Public Schools, B-5-22-3890 Acceptance of Donations to Duluth Public Schools Chair Lofald adjourned the Regular School Board meeting of May 17, 2022 at 8:05 p.m. (June 18, 2022) 74813