School Board – INDEPENDENT SCHOOL

DISTRICT NO. 277

WESTONKA PUBLIC SCHOOLS

MINNETRISTA, MN CONDENSED SCHOOL BOARD MINUTES FEBRUARY 6, 2017 REGULAR BOARD MEETING

LOCATION/CALL TO ORDER: Pursuant to due call and notice thereof, the regular meeting of the School Board was called to order by Chair David Botts at 6:58 p.m. in the Community Room at the District Service Center, 5901 Sunnyfield Road East, Minnetrista, MN.

ROLL CALL: The following board members were in attendance: David Botts, Kelle Bowe, Loren Davis, Ralph Harrison, Gina Smith and Gary Wollner. Absent: Ann Bremer.

APPROVAL OF THE AGENDA: Motion by Chair Botts, second by Member Davis, to approve the agenda as presented. Motion carried unanimously. Absent: Bremer.

CONSENT AGENDA: Motion by Chair Botts, second by Member Wollner, to approve the consent agenda. Motion carried unanimously. Absent: Bremer. Consent agenda items included the approval of the January board meeting minutes; acceptance of donations; payment of monthly bills; general personnel activities such as Retirements, Leaves of Absence and Contract Approvals; approval on first reading of the 2017-18 district academic calendar and 20-21 basic calendar; and approval on second reading of Policies 3546 Transportation of Public School Students, 5113 Student Attendance, 5155 Search of Student Desks, Possessions and Person, 2001 Mission, Vision and Strategic Plan, 2005 School Board Elections, 8000 School Board Member Code of Ethics, 8105 School Board Officers, 8150 School Board Advisory Task Forces, 8230 School Board Reimbursement for Expenses and 8240 Resignations and vacancies.

APPROVAL OF 2016-17 REVISED BUDGET: Motion by Chair Botts, second by Member Harrison, to approve the revised budget for 2016-17 as presented. Motion carried unanimously. Absent: Bremer.

APPROVAL OF 2017-18 BUDGET PLANNING CALENDAR: Motion by Chair Botts, second by Member Wollner, to approve the 2017-18 budget planning calendar as presented. Motion carried unanimously. Absent: Bremer.

APPROVAL OF THE BUDGET GOAL FOR FISCAL YEAR 2018: Motion by Chair Botts, second by Member Smith, to approve the resolution setting a budget goal of $75,000 in increases of revenue or reductions of expenditures to the 2017-18 school year projected General Fund Undesignated Unreserved budget. Motion carried unanimously. Absent: Bremer.

FIRST READING OF POLICY REVISIONS: Motion by Chair Botts, second by Member Wollner to approve on first reading changes to Policy 1400 Visitors to School Buildings and Sites. Motion carried unanimously. Absent: Bremer.

APPROVAL OF A SUPERVISION PARAPROFESSIONAL AT MOUND WESTONKA HIGH SCHOOL FOR 4.0 HOURS PER DAY: Motion by Chair Botts, second by Member Harrison, to approve the addition of a supervision paraprofessional at Mound Westonka High School for four hours per day on student days only effective Feb. 15, 2017 through June 2, 1017. Motion carried unanimously. Absent: Bremer.

ADJOURNMENT: Being no further business, Chair Botts moved to adjourn the meeting. Second by Member Wollner. Motion carried unanimously. Absent: Bremer. The meeting was adjourned at 7:57 p.m.

CAROL SHUKLE,

BOARD SECRETARY

COMPLETE MINUTES ARE IN THE SCHOOL DISTRICT OFFICES AT 5901 SUNNYFIELD ROAD, MINNETRISTA, MN FOR VIEWING DURING REGULAR BUSINESS HOURS. MINUTES ARE ALSO ARCHIVED ON THE DISTRICT WEB SITE, www.westonka.k12.mn.us

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The Laker

March 18, 2017

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