School Board – INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 196

MEETING MINUTES

APRIL 24, 2017

This is a summary of the April 24, 2017 School Board meeting.

The full text is available for public inspection at www.district196.org, at the District Office, or by standard or electronic mail.

The meeting was called to order at 6 p.m. at Dakota Ridge School followed by the Pledge of Allegiance. Present: Albright, Coulson, Huusko, Isaacs, Magnuson, Roseen, Schutte and Supt. Berenz.

Motion by Huusko, seconded by Coulson and carried with a 7-0 vote to approve the agenda.

Students and staff were recognized.

Motion by Huusko, seconded by Schutte and carried with a 7-0 vote to approve consent items: board meeting minutes; gifts totaling $30,712.44; 2017-18 tuition rates for foreign students; contracts with Commercial Flooring for $748,125 and Telin Transportation Group, Inc. for 17 buses totaling $955,948; personnel separations, leaves of absence and new staff, and a resolution terminating certain probationary teachers.

The board heard reports on Connections Preschool and Cultural Family Advocates.

Motion by Schutte, seconded by Isaacs and carried with a 7-0 vote to approve the 2017-18 capital expenditure budget.

Motion by Roseen, seconded by Schutte and carried with a 7-0 vote to approve the bid withdrawal by Gopher LLC and award the contract for districtwide perimeter door security project intercom system to MP Nexlevel for a total of $967,614.44.

Motion by Huusko, seconded by Schutte and carried with a 7-0 vote to approve the bid withdrawal by Meisinger Construction Company, Inc. and award 13 contracts totaling $6,745,390 for the Valley Middle School of STEM and Southview Elementary School additions and renovations.

Motion by Huusko, seconded by Coulson and carried with a 7-0 vote to approve the resolution declaring May 1-5, 2017 District 196 Teachers Appreciation Week.

Motion by Huusko, seconded by Roseen and carried with a 7-0 vote to approve the resolution declaring May 1-5, 2017 District 196 School Nurses Appreciation Week.

Schutte encouraged attendance at spring plays and activities.

Motion by Huusko, seconded by Roseen and carried with a 7-0 vote to adjourn at 7:13 p.m.

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Lakeville Sun Thisweek,

Burnsville-Eagan Sun Thisweek

May 19, 2017

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