Details for September 30 Minutes

AITKIN PUBLIC SCHOOLS The Board of Education Minutes of Special Board Meeting A Special Board Meeting of the Board of Education of Aitkin Public School Schools was held Monday, September 30, 2019, beginning at 6:00 PM in the Security State Bank of Aitkin, 402 Minnesota Avenue North, Aitkin, MN 56431, 4300 Willow Drive, Medina, MN 55340. 1. Call meeting to order by the chairperson. The meeting was called to order by Chairperson Hills. 2. Roll call by the clerk. Ms. Hills, Mr. Hoge, Mr. Bailey, Mr. Hasskamp, Mr. Chute, Mr. Janzen were in attendance. Mr. Ryan was present via phone. 3. Pledge of Allegiance. 4. Approval of agenda - revise or remove as needed. Mr. Janzen made the motion to approve the agenda and it was seconded by Mr. Bailey. All were in favor and the motion passed. 5. *Comments from visitors. There were no comments from visitors. A. Comments from visitors must be informational in nature and not exceed five (5) minutes per issue. The Board cannot engage in a discussion or debate in this five minutes but will take the information and find answers if that is appropriate. As part of board protocol, it is unacceptable for any speaker to slander or engage in character assassination at a public board meeting. 6. Close meeting under MN Statute 13D.03, Labor negotiations strategy. Mr. Hasskamp made the motion to close the meeting under MN Statute 13D.03 for Labor negotionas strategy. The motion was seconded by Mr. Hoge. All were in favor and the motion carried with everyone voting yes. 7. Reopen meeting. The meeting was reopened at 6:40 p.m. 8. New business: A. Goal setting for Board See attached Notes from September 9, 2019 Board Work Session, Compile by Gail Gillman, MSBA: Strategic Plan a. Student Learning Goal: to continue to move forward in a positive direction for students learning. Action items: 1) Worlds Best Workforce & District Goals; Curriculum Review; See more Elementary presentations at Board meetings 2) Staff Evaluation Tenured and non-tenured; establish how often. Superintendent Evaluation in December and June (bi-annually) 3) College in the Schools 4) Fab Lab academic issues b. Facilities Goal: to establish a short term and long term plan for facilities Action Items: 1) Short Term: a. Maintenance Phase I & Phase II b. Secure Entry c. Develop site plan, sell unused land; Contact Jeff Schiltz, ICS Consulting 2) Long Range: a. Site plan implementation b. FAB Lab facilities c. Classroom facilities 9. Other HS Fishing Team Perception is that it is a HS sport. It will eventually be a State sport by the HS League. 10. Adjourn. Mr. Bailey made motion to adjourn the meeting. It was seconded by Mr. Janzen. All were in favor and the meeting was adjourned. Published in the Aitkin Independent Age November 6, 2019 992528

AITKIN PUBLIC SCHOOLS
THE BOARD OF EDUCATION
MINUTES OF SPECIAL
BOARD MEETING

A Special Board Meeting of the
Board of Education of Aitkin Public
School Schools was held Monday,
September 30, 2019, beginning at
6:00 PM in the Security State Bank
of Aitkin, 402 Minnesota Avenue
North, Aitkin, MN 56431, 4300 Willow Drive, Medina, MN 55340.
1. Call meeting to order by the
chairperson.
The meeting was called to order
by Chairperson Hills.
2. Roll call by the clerk.
Ms. Hills, Mr. Hoge, Mr. Bailey, Mr. Hasskamp, Mr. Chute, Mr.
Janzen were in attendance. Mr.
Ryan was present via phone.
3. Pledge of Allegiance.
4. Approval of agenda - revise or
remove as needed.
Mr. Janzen made the motion
to approve the agenda and it was
seconded by Mr. Bailey. All were in
favor and the motion passed.
5. *Comments from visitors.
There were no comments from
visitors.
A. Comments from visitors must
be informational in nature and not
exceed five (5) minutes per issue.
The Board cannot engage in a discussion or debate in this five minutes but will take the information
and find answers if that is appropriate. As part of board protocol,
it is unacceptable for any speaker
to slander or engage in character
assassination at a public board
meeting.
6. Close meeting under MN
Statute 13D.03, Labor negotiations
strategy. Mr. Hasskamp made the
motion to close the meeting under
MN Statute 13D.03 for Labor negotionas strategy. The motion was
seconded by Mr. Hoge. All were in
favor and the motion carried with
everyone voting yes.
7. Reopen meeting.
The meeting was reopened at
6:40 p.m.
8. New business:
A. Goal setting for Board
See attached Notes from September 9, 2019 Board Work Session, Compile by Gail Gillman,
MSBA:
Strategic Plan
a. Student Learning
Goal: to continue to move forward in a positive direction for students’ learning.
Action items:
1) World’s Best Workforce & District Goals; Curriculum Review; See
more Elementary presentations at
Board meetings
2) Staff Evaluation – Tenured and
non-tenured; establish how often.
Superintendent Evaluation in December and June (bi-annually)
3) College in the Schools
4) Fab Lab – academic issues
b. Facilities
Goal: to establish a short term
and long term plan for facilities
Action Items:
1) Short Term:
a. Maintenance Phase I & Phase
II
b. Secure Entry
c. Develop site plan, sell unused
land; Contact Jeff Schiltz, ICS Consulting
2) Long Range:
a. Site plan implementation
b. FAB Lab facilities
c. Classroom facilities
9. Other
HS Fishing Team
Perception is that it is a HS
sport. It will eventually be a State
sport by the HS League.
10. Adjourn.
Mr. Bailey made motion to adjourn the meeting. It was seconded
by Mr. Janzen. All were in favor and
the meeting was adjourned.
Published in the
Aitkin Independent Age
November 6, 2019
992528

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