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ISD#152 School Board

Special School Board Meeting

When: November 13, 2020

Where: Operations Center Board Room 600

Agenda

 
 
INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT 152
Special School Board Meeting
Operations Center Board Room 600
1313 30th Street South
Moorhead, Minnesota

November 13, 2020
7:00 AM

MISSION STATEMENT: To develop the maximum potential of every learner to thrive in a changing world.

ATTENDANCE:
Cassidy Bjorklund, Chair
Melissa Burgard, Vice-chair
Kara Gloe, Clerk
Scott Steffes, Director
Rachel Stone, Director
Matt Valan, Director
Keith Vogt, Treasurer
Brandon M. Lunak, Superintendent

AGENDA

1. CALL TO ORDER   (Stream Time Stamp 4 min)

A. Call to Order and Roll Call
 
B. Pledge of Allegiance

C. Preview of Agenda - Dr. Brandon M. Lunak, Superintendent

D. Approval of Meeting Agenda

Moved by:
Seconded by:
Comments:

E. Matters Presented by Citizens/Other communications (Non-Agenda Items)
 
(Citizens who wish to address a non-agenda item have the opportunity to speak by raising their hand and being recognized by the School Board chair. Speakers must state their name and will be limited to three minutes. Speakers must complete the sign-up form, which outlines the public input process and submit it to the School Board secretary.)
 
2. CANVASS GENERAL ELECTION SCHOOL BOARD RETURNS AND ELECTION RESOLUTION:  Dr. Brandon M. Lunak (Stream Time Stamp 6 min 40 sec)
 
Suggested Resolution: Move to approve the Resolution Canvassing Returns of Votes of Independent School District No. 152 General Election and Resolution Authorizing Issuance of Certificate of Election and Directing School District clerk to Perform Other Election-Related duties, as presented.
 
Moved by:
Seconded by:
Comments:
 
3. ADJOURNMENT
 
CALENDAR OF EVENTS

SCHOOL BOARD MEETING - November 16, 6:00 p.m., OPS Center Board Room 600

Safe and Healthy Learners Committee Meeting - November 17, 3:00 p.m. MAPS Operations

District Health Insurance Committee Meeting - November 19, 4 p.m. TBD

Red River ALC PTAC Meeting - November 19, 5 p.m. Vista Center for Education

Red River Family Fun Night - November 19, 5:30 p.m. Vista Center for Education

Early Childhood Family Education Advisory Committee - November 19, 6:30 p.m. Probstfield Center for Education
Policy Review Committee - November 23, Virtual Meeting 4:30 p.m.

Minutes

SPECIAL MEETING

SCHOOL BOARD

INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT 152

MAPS OPERATIONS CENTER

November 13, 2020

 

CALL TO ORDER AND ROLL CALL: Chair Bjorklund called the meeting to order at 7:00 a.m., requested board member roll call, and led everyone in attendance with the Pledge of Allegiance.

Members present: None in-person
Members present remotely: Cassidy Bjorklund, Melissa Burgard, Kara Gloe, Rachel Stone, Matt Valan, and Keith Vogt

Member Absent: Scott Steffes

 

PREVIEW OF AGENDA: Superintendent Lunak recommended approval of the agenda as presented.

APPROVAL OF AGENDA: Gloe moved, seconded by Stone, to approve the agenda as presented.

Motion carried 6-0.
Roll Call vote: Bjorklund - yay, Burgard - yay, Gloe - yay, Stone - yay, Valan - yay, Vogt - yay

MATTERS PRESENTED BY CITIZENS/OTHER COMMUNICATIONS: (Citizens who wish to address a non-agenda item have the opportunity to speak by raising their hand and being recognized by the School Board chair. Speakers must state their name and will be limited to three minutes. Speakers must complete the sign-up form, which outlines the public input process, and submit it to the School Board secretary.) None

 

CANVASS GENERAL ELECTION SCHOOL BOARD RETURNS AND ELECTION RESOLUTION: A total of 25,363 votes were cast by district voters for the election of four (4) school board members for four-year term vacancies on the board caused by the expiration of term on the first Monday in January next following the general election as follows: Cassidy Bjorklund 10,188, Scott Steffes 9,412, Matt Valan 8,994, Melissa Burgard 8,990, David Marquart 8,122, Shawn Stumpf 3,967, Ezzat Haider 3,586, Thaddeus Laguisch 2,790.

 

Cassidy Bjorklund, Scott Steffes, Matt Valan, and Melissa Burgard received the highest number of votes and were elected to four-year terms beginning Monday, January 4, 2021.

 

Gloe moved, seconded by Vogt, to approve the Resolution Canvassing Returns of Votes of Independent School District No. 152 General Election and Resolution Authorizing Issuance of Certification of Election and Directing School District Clerk to Perform Other Election -Related Duties, as presented.

Motion carried 5-0.

 

Roll Call Vote: Bjorklund - yay, Gloe - yay, Stone - yay, Valan - yay, Vogt - yay.

Burgard - absent from vote.

 

OTHER PERTINENT ITEMS TO COME BEFORE THE BOARD: Chair Bjorklund reminded the board and public due to the current state emergency declarations, the Minnesota directive to residents to stay at home, and guidance about limiting person-to-person contact due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Monday, November 16, 2020 meeting of the Moorhead Area Public Schools School Board is being conducted in accordance with Minnesota Statutes 130.021 --Meetings by Telephone or Other Electronic Means.

 

Due to the health pandemic, the school board determined that it is not feasible for at least one board member, or the superintendent, to be physically present at the regular meeting location and that it is not feasible for the public to attend this meeting at the regular meeting location due to the health pandemic. Persons may monitor this meeting remotely. The link will be posted on the district website.

 

Vogt congratulated school board members re-elected to serve four-year terms on the school board and thanked the other candidates who ran for the school board.

 

ADJOURNMENT:  Chair Bjorklund adjourned the meeting at 7:06 a.m.