MINUTES OF THE SPECIAL SCHOOL BOARD MEETING INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 777, Benson, Minnesota Monday, November 30, 2020 – 5:30 p.m. Northside Elementary School Cafeteria
The meeting was called to order at 5:33 p.m. by Chair Brian Samuelson. Members present: Mary KW Langan, Bill McGeary, Eric Peterson, Gary Williams, Jim Berens, Brian Samuelson and Paul Carruth joined the meeting via Zoom. Members absent: None. Also present: Dennis Laumeyer, Katie Foley, Garrett Schmidt, Brock Duncan, Reed Anfinson, Kari Thompson, Kim Ulland, Jen DeBaere, and others via Zoom.
MSHSL Foundation: The board approved the Resolution of School Board Supporting Form A Application to Minnesota State High School League Foundation.
B-KMS Cooperative Activities: The board accepted the $25,000 annual participation fee from KMS and to alternate B-KMS cross country practices between Benson and KMS. In addition, KMS must sign the cooperative agreements with these terms added and return to Benson no later than Friday, December 4, 2020.
A motion was made that if agreements are not signed and returned to Benson Administration by Friday, December 4, 2020 the Benson School Board authorizes the Benson School Administration to send a letter dissolving all cooperative agreements except boys and girls hockey. Motion failed.
School Board Work Session - Monday, December 7, 2020, 5:30 p.m., Northside Elementary School Cafeteria
Truth in Taxation Hearing - Monday, December 7, 2020, 6:00 p.m., Northside Elementary School Cafeteria
Regular School Board Meeting - Monday, December 14, 2020, 5:30 p.m., Northside Elementary School Cafeteria
Levy Certification - Monday, December 14, 2020 6:00 p.m., Northside Elementary School Cafeteria
Meeting adjourned at 7:14 p.m.
Mary K.W. Langan, Clerk