Minutes 11-15-21

Public Notice
Publish December 29, 2021
NOVEMBER 15, 2021
The regular meeting of the Board of Education of Alexandria School District, Alexandria, Minnesota, was called to order by School Board Chairperson Angie Krebs at 7:01 p.m. in the District Office Oak Conference Room, Alexandria, Minnesota.
School Board Members Present: Angie Krebs, Dave Anderson, Alan Zeithamer, Jeff Patience, Sandy Susag and Dean Anderson and (ex-officio) Superintendent Rick Sansted.
Absent: Pam Carlson
Administrators Present: Michelle Bethke-Kaliher, Trevor Peterson, Darcy Josephson, Lynn Jenc and Jessie Hjelle
Others: Jill Johnson, Maggie Timm and 58 guests
APPROVAL OF AGENDA Motion by Susag, seconded by Patience, to approve the November 15, 2021 agenda.
Ayes 6
Nays 0
Motion Carried.
CONSENT AGENDA Motion by Dave Anderson, seconded by Zeithamer, to approve the Consent Agenda as follows:
• approve the minutes of the regular board meeting held on October 18, 2021 and the special board meeting held on November 9, 2021
• ratify the payment of the October 2021 claims
• approve the revenue and expenditure reports for October 2021
• approve employment agreements
• approve coaching/co-curricular agreements
• approve additional positions
• approve resignations
• approve leave of absence requests
• approve retirements
• approve donations and grants
• approve fundraising activities
• approve independent providers
• approve the first reading of the following district policies:
Policy 522 – Title IX Nondiscrimination Policy, Grievance Procedure and Process
Policy 707 – Fundraising to Support School-Sponsored or School-Related Activities
Policy 731 – Transportation of Nonpublic School Students
Policy 732 – Extracurricular, Co-Curricular and School Activities Transportation
Policy 735 – Digital Recording on School Buses
• adopt the following district policies:
Policy 308 – District Decision Making Process
Policy 414 – Mandated Reporting of Child Neglect or Physical or Sexual Abuse
Policy 415 – Mandated Reporting of Maltreatment of Vulnerable Adult
Policy 611 – Home School
Policy 906 – Community Notification of Predatory Offenders
• approve school district agreements
Vote on Consent Agenda:
Ayes 6
Nays 0
Motion Carried.
REPORTS AND DISCUSSION ITEMS Garfield, Miltona and Carlos Elementary Schools update.
ACCEPT WORLD’S BEST WORKFORCE REPORT SUMMARY Motion by Patience, seconded by Susag, to accept the 2020-2021 World’s Best Workforce Report Summary as presented.
Ayes 6
Nays 0
Motion Carried.
APPROVE FIRST READING OF CURRICULUM AND PROGRAM MODIFICATIONS/COURSE CHANGES Motion by Zeithamer, seconded by Dean Anderson, to approve the first reading of 2022-2023 AAHS Curriculum and Program Modifications/Course Changes as presented.
Ayes 6
Nays 0
Motion Carried.
ADOPT RESOLUTION COMBINING POLLING PLACES Member Susag introduced the following resolution and moved its adoption:
BE IT RESOLVED by the School Board of Alexandria Public Schools - No. 206, State of Minnesota, as follows:
1. Pursuant to Minnesota Statutes, Section 205A.11, the precincts and polling places for school district elections are those precincts or parts of precincts located within the boundaries of the school district which have been established by the cities or towns located in whole or in part within the school district. The board hereby confirms those precincts and polling places so established by those municipalities.
2. Pursuant to Minnesota Statutes, Section 205A.11, the board may establish a combined polling place for several precincts for school district elections not held on the day of a statewide election. Each combined polling place must be a polling place that has been designated by a county or municipality. The following combined polling places are established to serve the precincts specified for all school district special and general elections not held on the same day as a statewide election:
Precinct 1 Alexandria City – Ward 1 P1 Alexandria City – Ward 1 P2 Lake Community Church
490 Voyager Dr.,
Alexandria MN 56308
Precinct 2 Alexandria City – Ward 2
Reach Church
1310 North Nokomis,
Alexandria MN 56308
Precinct 3 Alexandria City – Ward 3
New Life Christian Church
1910 Co Rd 82 SE,
Alexandria MN 56308
Precinct 4 Alexandria City – Ward 4
Church of St. Mary
420 Irving St,
Alexandria MN 56308
Precinct 5 Alexandria City – Ward 5 P1 Alexandria City – Ward 5 P2
Alexandria City Hall
704 Broadway,
Alexandria MN 56308
Precinct 6 LaGrand Township
LaGrand Town Hall
501 Town Hall Rd NW,
Alexandria MN 56308
Precinct 7 Brandon Township
Garfield City
Ida Township
Leaf Valley Township
Moe Township
Ida Town Hall
4700 County Road 6 NW,
Garfield MN 56332
Precinct 8 Miltona City
Miltona Township
Spruce Hill Township
Miltona Community Center
5590 County Road 14 NE,
Miltona MN 56354
Precinct 9 Belle River Township
Carlos City
Carlos Township
Carlos Town Hall
210 Victoria Ave.,
Carlos MN 56319
Precinct 10 Alexandria Township
Nelson City
Osakis Township
Good Shepherd Lutheran Church
2702 State Highway 29 N, Alexandria MN 56308
Precinct 11 Forada City
Hudson Township
Forada City Fire Hall
10991 Tobys Ave SE,
Alexandria MN 56308
Precinct 12 Holmes City Township
Lake Mary Township
Reno Township (Pope County)
Lake Mary Town Hall
4791 County Road 4 SW, Alexandria MN 56308
Absentee Voting
Absentee Voting – In Person
Absentee Voting – By Mail
Alexandria School District Office
1410 South McKay Ave,
Alexandria MN 56308
3. Pursuant to Minnesota Statutes, Section 205A.09, the polling places will remain open for voting for school district elections not held on the same day as a statewide election between the hours of 7 o’clock a.m. and 8 o’clock p.m.
4. The clerk is directed to file a certified copy of this resolution with the county auditors of each of the counties in which the school district is located, in whole or in part, within thirty (30) days after its adoption.
5. As required by Minnesota Statutes, Section 204B.16, Subdivision 1a, the clerk is hereby authorized and directed to give written notice of new polling place locations to each affected household with at least one registered voter in the school district whose school district polling place location has been changed. The notice must be a nonforwardable notice mailed at least twenty-five (25) days before the date of the first election to which it will apply. A notice that is returned as undeliverable must be forwarded immediately to the appropriate county auditor, who shall change the registrant’s status to “challenged” in the statewide registration system.
The motion for the adoption of the forgoing resolution was duly seconded by Member Dave Anderson and upon vote being taken thereon, the following voted in favor thereof: Dean Anderson, Dave Anderson, Patience, Krebs, Zeithamer and Susag
and the following voted against the same: None
Whereupon said resolution was declared dully passed and adopted on November 15, 2021.
School Board Chairperson
Alexandria Public Schools – No. 206
Ayes 6
Nays 0
Motion Carried.
ADJOURNMENT There being no further business to come before the School Board at this time, the meeting adjourned at 8:10 p.m.
ATTEST: /s/Angela Krebs Chairperson
/s/Dean Anderson
The full version of the school board minutes may be viewed by visiting the District Office or on the Alexandria Public Schools website: