District 192 School Board Proceedings
This is a summary of the ISD 192 Regular School Board Meeting on Monday, October 28, 2013 with full text available for public inspection on the District website at www.farmington.k12.mn.us or District Office at 20655 Flagstaff Ave., Farmington, MN 55024.
Chair Lee called the meeting to order at 6:30 p.m. Members Cordes, Singewald, Lee, Beem, Sauser, Treakle and Superintendent Haugen were present as well as other staff and community members.
Superintendent Haugen shared the good news and highlighted FHSs Career and College day, Patriotic Day Celebration, 451st Army Band Concert, district finance advisory committee, Strategic Plan action teams, and the new family survey. Mr. Judson Weniger and Mr. Timothy Pitcher spoke regarding their concerns with FHS using GLSEN for bully prevention communication and wanted to make sure rights of all students are protected.
The following Consent Agenda items were approved: October Claims and Accounts, Certified Leave of Absences, Non-Certified Employments, Non-Certified Leave of Absences, Non-Certified Change of Status, Extra-curricular Employments, 10/14/13 Board Meeting Minutes, finance advisory committee member appointments, gifts and donations, and assurance of compliance with state and federal law prohibiting discrimination.
Reports and communications approved: Appointment of student school board members, attendance area change options, and October 1st enrollments.
Administrative Actions approved: Approval of 2013-2015 Custodian Contract, approval of school education related non-profits to maintain their tax-exempt status, and approval of MSBA to urge the Minnesota legislature to exempt student purchases from sales tax.
Policy action: Adopted MSBA Policy Series 600, and delete policies ID, IFA, IG, IHG, IKF, IMD, JHA, and KB.
Board members shared their remarks and adjourned at 7:52 p.m.