City of Nisswa

Organizational meeting

Meets 5 p.m. Monday, Jan. 11

Nisswa City Hall

A. Call to Order

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B. Recommendation from City Administrator to approve Short Form Agreement between City of Nisswa and Widseth for Engineering Services (Council Action-Motion)

C. Organizational Appointments

1. 2021 City Appointments (Council Action-Motion)

2. 2021 Council Liaison Appointments (Council Action-Motion)

3. 2021 Committee Assignments (Council Action-Motion)

4. 2021 Commission/Committee Meeting Schedule (Council Action-Motion)

D. Adjourn

Crow Wing County HRA Board Meeting

Meets 5 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 12

Remote Meeting via Webex Video/Teleconference

Join from your browser: https://brainerdhra.my.webex.com/brainerdhra.my/j.php?MTID=m77163cb4cc7aa0909ccbf51de700de32

Join by phone: 415-655-0001

Meeting number (access code): 126 623 4116

Meeting password: 0112

1. Call to order

2. Roll call

3. Annual meeting

A. Oath of office

B. Election of officers for 2021

C. Review bylaws

4. Review and approve minutes

5. Review and accept financial statements

6. Unfinished business

A. Housing trust fund update

7. New business

A. Designation of official depositor

8. Reports

A. Rehab programs

B. BLAEDC/CREDI

C. CWC

9. HRA Commissioner comments

10. Next meeting agenda topics: Feb. 9, 2021

11. Adjournment

Pillager School Board

Reorganizational/regular school board meeting

Meets 6:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 11

I. Call to Order

II. Pledge of Allegiance

III. Cell Phone/Electronic Devices

IV. Oath of Office

V. Reorganization

A. Election of Officers

1. CY21 Board Chair

2. CY21 Vice-Chair

3. CY21 Clerk

4. CY21 Treasurer

B. Committee Membership

1. Activities

2. Budget

3. Curriculum

4. Facilities

5. Personnel

6. Policy

C. Agency Representatives

1. MSHSL

2. MSBA

3. Community Education Advisory Board

4. Paul Bunyan Education Cooperative Joint Powers

5. Health and Wellness Committee

6. District Leadership Team

7. LEA (Title One) Administrative Representative

D. Selection/Designation

1. School Board Meeting Dates/Times

2. Bank Depositories

3. Invest Funds

4. Electronic Fund Transfers

5. Identified Official with Authority (IOWA)

6. School Board Compensation

7. Official Board Newspaper

8. Robert’s Rules of Order

9. Signature Plate

VI. Regular Monthly Board Meeting - Consider Additions/Deletions/Acceptance of the Agenda

VII. Visitor Comments

VIII. Consider Consent Agenda

A. Minutes of December 21, 2020 Regular School Board Meeting

B. Cash Flow Including Investments

C. Monthly Bills Paid

D. Monthly Bills Paid – Student Activities

E. Donations

F. Personnel Summary Sheet

IX. Distance Learning Update

X. Technology and Robotics Update

XI. Special Board Reports

A. Budget

1. Consider Resolution Directing Administration to make recommendations for Programs/Position Reductions

2. Business Manager Report

B. Personnel

1. Consider Food Service Management Proposal

2. Approve Pay Equity Report

C. Curriculum

1. Director of Teaching and Learning Report

D. Policy

E. Facilities

1. Building Project Update

F. Activities

G. Other

1. Learning Model Plan and Discussion

XII. Superintendent’s Report

XIII. Adjourn

Due to the current federal and state emergency declarations and guidance about limiting person-to-person contact due to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic, all meetings of the Pillager Public Schools (ISD No. 116) school board will be conducted in accordance with Minnesota Statute 13D.021 - Meetings by Telephone or Other Electronic Means until further notice.

Crow Wing County Committee meeting schedule

The following list includes Crow Wing County meetings that may be attended by one or more members of the Crow Wing County Board:

Meets 5 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 12, Crow Wing County Housing & Redevelopment Authority, Webex (415-655-0001, 1266234116#0112#)

Meets 5 p.m. Tuesday, Work Session #4, Land Use Ordinance Proposed Changes, Teams (218-302-1725, 346545368#)

Meets 9 a.m. Thursday, Budget Committee, Historic Courthouse, County Board Room/Teams (218-302-1725, 193123307#) (public will not be allowed to attend in person; meeting will be live-streamed on Crow Wing County YouTube channel)

Meets 11 a.m. Thursday, Review CARES Act/Coronavirus Relief Funds Grant Applications, Land Services Building, Meeting Room 1

Jan. 18, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, county offices closed

Crow Wing County Budget Committee

Meets 9 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 14

Historic Courthouse

County Board Room/Teams/Livestreamed on Crow Wing County YouTube Channel

PUBLIC WILL NOT BE ALLOWED TO ATTEND IN PERSON.

MEETING WILL BE LIVESTREAMED ON THE CROW WING COUNTY YOUTUBE CHANNEL.

TO JOIN BY MICROSOFT TEAMS, CALL 218-302-1725, CONFERENCE ID: 193 123 307#

1. Tax Forfeit Project Roll Forward Amendment

2. Year-End Budget to Actual Estimation/Analysis/Discussion

3. Additional Business

Brainerd School Board

Organizational School Board meeting

Meets 5:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 11

Washington Educational Services Building

804 Oak St., Brainerd

1. Call the meeting to order and roll call: Chair Haglin

2. Pledge of Allegiance: Chair Haglin

3. Announcement by Chair Haglin:

Due to the current federal and 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, this meeting of the Brainerd School Board is being conducted in accordance with Minnesota Statutes 13D.021— Meetings by Telephone or Other Electronic Means. Persons may monitor this meeting from a remote location by watching on YouTube live. This meeting is being recorded. Access to the recording will be made available on the school district’s website as soon as is reasonably possible.

4. Approval of the agenda as presented / amended: Chair Haglin

5. School Board Member Oath of Office: Superintendent Larson will administer the oath of office from MSBA to all members. This oath is given to each member, as they are involved in their function on the Board of Election for ISD #181.

6. Review of Nominations and election of Officers Procedures - Policy #202 Board Organization: Chair Haglin and New Chairperson

7. Nominations and Election of 2020 Officers: Chair Haglin and New Chairperson

Chairperson:

Vice-chairperson:

Clerk:

Treasurer:

8. Approval of the designation of official depository, authorization of the use of facsimile signatures, authorization of the Superintendent of Schools or the Director of Business Services to invest surplus funds, authorization of the Superintendent of Schools or the Director of Business Services to approve and confirm grants, authorization of the Superintendent of Schools or Director of Business Services to execute contracts and work agreements under $50,000 as per MN State Statute 123B.52 - Subdivision 2, approval for authorization of Director of Business Services and Accountant to be delegated to electronically transfer funds for the District, and approval of the Financial Condition of the District Resolution: New Chair

Recommendation for Approval of the designation of official depository: That Bremer Bank N.A. be designated the primary depository; and Wells Fargo Bank Minnesota, N.A., U.S. Bank, Brainerd Savings and Loan, Frandsen Bank & Trust, Blackridge Bank N.A., Mid Minnesota Federal Credit Union, American National Bank, Riverwood Bank, Unity Bank, Deerwood Bank, Bank of America, N.A., the Minnesota School District Liquid Asset Fund, and financial institutions identified through MN Trust and Ehlers Investment Partners be designated as other depositories.

Recommendation for Approval of authorization of the use of facsimile signatures: That the official depositories of the school district, said banks/depositories Bremer Bank N.A., Wells Fargo Bank Minnesota, N.A., U.S. Bank, Brainerd Savings and Loan, Frandsen Bank & Trust, Blackridge Bank N.A., Mid Minnesota Federal Credit Union, American National Bank, Riverwood Bank, Unity Bank, Deerwood Bank, Bank of America, N.A., the Minnesota School District Liquid Asset Fund, and financial institutions identified through MN Trust and Ehlers Investment Partners, as other depositories, be and hereby are requested, authorized, and directed to honor all school district checks bearing the signature of the Chair, Clerk, and Treasurer.

Resolution for the Financial Condition of the District:

WHEREAS, the financial condition of the school district dictates that the school board may reduce expenditures, and

WHEREAS, this resolution in expenditures may include the discontinuance of positions and/or discontinuance or curtailment of programs, and

WHEREAS, a determination must be made to which teacher’s contracts may be terminated and not renewed and which teachers may be placed on unrequested leave of absence without pay of fringe benefits in effecting discontinuance of positions,

BE IT RESOLVED, by the school board of Independent School District #181, as follows: That the school board hereby directs the Superintendent of Schools and administration to consider the discontinuance of programs and/or positions to effectuate economics in the school district and reduce expenditures and make recommendations to the school board for the possible discontinuance of programs, curtailment of programs, discontinuance of positions, or curtailment of positions.

9. Approval of designation of official newspaper: New Chair

Recommendation: Designate the Brainerd Dispatch as the official newspaper for the Brainerd School Board business for 2021 as per negotiated agreement.

10. Approval of official school district legal representation: New Chair

Resolution: Approval of the Rupp, Anderson, Squires & Waldspurger, P.A. as the primary law firm representing the school district and authorization for the Superintendent to retain other legal counsel, at their discretion, to the extent necessary to ensure the school district has adequate legal representation for matters requiring specific or unique expertise.

11. Approval of the 2021 Board of Education Compensation: New Chair

Recommendation: Compensation will remain at $4,200 per year plus insurance package offering.

12. Approval of Board Members Rights to Employment as outlined by MSBA: New Chair

M.S.123B.195 - Board Members' Rights to Employment - Notwithstanding section 471.88, subdivision 5, a school board member may be newly employed or may continue to be employed by a school district as an employee only if there is a reasonable expectation at the beginning of the fiscal year or at the time the contract is entered into or extended that the amount to be earned by that officer under the contract or employment relationship will not exceed $8,000 in that fiscal year. (This does include board salaries). Notwithstanding section 122A.40 or 122A.41 or other law, if the officer does not receive majority approval to be initially employed or to continue in employment at a meeting at which all board members are present, that employment is immediately terminated and that officer has no further rights to employment while serving as a school board member in the district.

13. Re-adoption of School Board policies previously adopted: New Chair

14. Establish date, time, and place of Regular School Board meetings for the 2021 calendar year, Approval of Board Lead Representatives for the 2021 School year as presented, and Approval of board representative assignments for district and community groups, for the 2021 calendar year as presented: New Chair

2021 Meeting dates

2021 Lead Representatives

2021 District & Community Representatives

15. Adjourn

Brainerd School Board

Regular meeting

Meets 6 p.m. Monday, Jan. 11

Washington Educational Services Building

804 Oak St., Brainerd

1. Call the meeting to order and roll call: Chairperson

2. Announcement by Chairperson

A. Due to the current federal and 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, this meeting of the Brainerd School Board is being conducted in accordance with Minnesota Statutes 13D.021— Meetings by Telephone or Other Electronic Means. Persons may monitor this meeting from a remote location by watching on YouTube live. This meeting is being recorded. Access to the recording will be made available on the school district’s website as soon as is reasonably possible.

3. Approval of the agenda as amended: Chairperson

4. Public Input via: communications@isd181.org

5. Approval of Minutes: Chairperson

A. Regular Board Meeting – December 14, 2020

6. Consent Calendar and presentation of additional bills for payment: Hiring’s are approved pending negotiated contracts/agreements and a district approved /acceptable background check.- Chairperson

A. Staff Changes/Leaves

B. Gifts & Grants Approval

7. Presentations:

COVID-19 Update: Angie Hamilton, Angie Bennett, Heidi Hahn, and Laine Larson

8. New Business:

Presentation: Blueprint 181 Project Update: Damien Williams, Scott Whittemore, Kyle Walters, Justin Maaninga, Mark Needham, Mike Angland, Lindsey Kriens, and Reid Thiesse

A. Approval of the proposals for card access system upgrades and camera upgrades for the Warrior Early Learning Center as presented: Reid Thiesse

Baxter EC Access Control System Equipment Proposal

Baxter EC Access Control System Labor Proposal

Baxter EC Video Surveillance System Labor Proposal

Baxter EC Video Surveillance System Equipment Proposal

B. Approval of the First Reading of MSBA Policy Updated #213 as presented: Laine Larson

C. Approval of the Supplemental COVID-19 Leave MOU as presented: Angie Bennett

9. Informational:

A. Brainerd Public Schools Foundation - Bob Nystrom

B. Business Service’s Report – Marci Lord

B.i. Enrollment Report

B.ii. Financial Report

C. Superintendent’s Report – Laine Larson

10. Future Meetings:

Jan. 11, Brainerd Public Schools Foundation Meeting, 3 p.m.

Jan. 11, Organizational School Board Meeting, 5:30 p.m.

Jan. 11, Regular School Board Meeting, 6 p.m.

Jan. 14, 21, & 28, MSBA Leadership Conference will be Virtual

Jan. 19, Project Oversight Team Meeting @ 8:00 a.m. - Virtual

Jan. 19, Equity Task Force Meeting @ 2:00 p.m. - Virtual

Jan. 21, South Campus Bid Opening @ 2:00 p.m.- WESB/Virtual

Jan. 25, Optional Tours at WELC, 4 p.m. & Lowell Elementary, 4:30 p.m.

Jan. 25, Regular School Board Meeting, 6 p.m. - Virtual

Feb. 6, BPSF “The Big Event - Hook, Line, and Sinker” - Virtual

11. Other Business:

12. Adjourn