Board meeting summary

    School Board meeting summary, November 15, 2017


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    Audit report  

    Representatives from the audit firm Malloy, Montague, Karnowski, Radosevich & Co., P.A. reviewed the 2016-2017 audited financial statements and supplemental reports. During the presentation to the Board, representatives commended the District for its excellence in financial reporting and issued the highest level of audit reporting an auditor can give an organization. The audit report is available on the Budgets & Finance page at www.moundsviewschools.org.

    Canvass votes and issue certificates of election

    The Board officially canvassed the results of the general election held on November 7, 2017, and approved the Abstract of Votes Cast as presented. The Board authorized issuance of certificates of election to Marre Jo Sager, Diane Glasheen and Shauna Bock. For more information, click here

    Non-resident enrollment closed

    For years, the District has worked closely with former state demographer Hazel Reinhardt to monitor enrollment trends. Today, Mounds View’s enrollment history is showing a clear trend of continuous increases.

    As a result of this trend and the future outlook for building capacities, the School Board approved the District administration’s recommendation to close new open enrollment options throughout Mounds View Public Schools through the 2019-20 school year. The Board had previously closed new open enrollment through 2018-2019.

    Siblings of students currently attending a District school will continue to be approved to attend. Families with siblings must still apply during the regular open enrollment time period. As with open enrollment, new in-district transfer options will also be closed through the 2019-20 school year, with the exception of siblings of students currently attending a school outside of their attendance area, families with verifiable daycare in the requested school area or students with a documented and compelling educational need. 


    The Board discussed issues and updates related to Northeast Metro 916 and AMSD. 

    Thank you

    The Board accepted, with appreciation, gifts from Bill & Lynn Dolan, Mounds View Lions, Kowalski’s Market, Richard Walsh, Bo Hu, Tom Hinds, Terry & Thiamsiri Lemke, Jay & Rachel Hudson, Jeff & Kristin Henkenius, Elizabeth & Jeffrey Eggert, Land O’Lakes Foundation, Thomson Reuters, Coca-Cola GIVE, Lois & Jerome Lothspeich, Trisha & Caitlin Searls, Heather Awad, Kristen Kirk, Karen Axtel, Geraldine Blanski, Phaedra Wilson, Karla Ollanket, Bryan & Pamela Starr, John & Rosemary Hunt, Kathryn Kohler-Ernst, Aaron Van Oort, Richard & Sylvia Rog, Michelle & Jonathan Wood, Kathryn & Paul Ernst, Kathleen Diffley, Carol Ducharme, Aldi’s, Alerus Retirement Solutions, Boston Scientific, Cub Foods Arden Hills, Cub Foods New Brighton, Faith Christian Reformed Church, Incarnation Lutheran Church, Many Hands Feed Many Families, Minnesota Community Foundation, National Recoveries, Shoreview Community Center Farmer’s Market, St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, St. Odilia Catholic Church and Trader Joe’s.

    A look ahead

    December 5, 6 p.m., work session
    December 12, 7 p.m., regular meeting 

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