School Board meeting summary, October 25, 2016
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Quarterly budget report and amendmentsCarole Nielsen provided revenue and expenditure reports for all funds for the first quarter ending September 30, 2016. Both revenues and expenditures are within budget for fiscal year 2016-2017 and are very comparable to this time last year. Nielsen also reported on the quarterly budget amendments. As additional budgetary information becomes known, it is necessary to amend the District's budgets to reflect those changes. Budget amendments include revenue and expense updates for building generated funds and increased enrollments. The Board approved the budget amendments as presented at the meeting. For details, please visit the Budgets & Finance page at www.moundsviewschools.org.
Start times engagement yields feedback
This fall, parents, staff, students and community members were invited to participate in a community engagement process around school start times. The community was asked to answer open-ended questions online and assign stars to the thoughts of others who responded.
At the October 25 School Board meeting, Thoughtexchange presented the summarized results of the community engagement process. The public engagement revealed the following.
In total, 15,680 people were invited to participate, and 3,878 people participated – representing a 25 percent response rate. Almost 8,000 unique thoughts were contributed. To download the report, review themes and read the thoughts offered, visit www.moundsviewschools.org/starttimes.
Thursday, December 1
6 – 7:30 p.m.
Highview Middle School
2300 7th Street NW, New Brighton
UpdatesThe Board discussed issues and updates related to Northeast Metro 916.
Thank youThe Board accepted, with appreciation, gifts from Caroline’s Kids Foundation, Murt Seltz, Wells Fargo Foundation, Wells Fargo Matching Funds, Ramsey County Sheriff’s Office, David Jenkin, and Barbara Leverty.
A look aheadNovember 3, 6 p.m., work session
November 15, 7 p.m., regular meeting
December 1, 6 p.m., feedback forum on start times, Highview Middle School