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Termination of probationary staffDue to decreases/changes in enrollment, elimination of positions, uncertainty of funding, lack of funds, performance or return from leave of senior teachers, the Board voted to terminate two probationary teachers.
Quarterly budget report and amendmentsBridget Peterson, director of finance, presented the revenue and expenditure reports for all funds for the third quarter ending March 31, 2018. Both revenues and expenditures are within budget for fiscal year 2017-2018 and are very comparable to this time last year. Peterson also reported on budget amendments. As additional budgetary information becomes known, it is necessary to amend the District's budgets to reflect those changes. For more details, please visit the Budgets & Finance page.
Budget assumptionsBridget Peterson spoke about 2018-2019 fiscal year budget assumptions which are developed with input from the School Board through work sessions. Budget assumptions will be used in financial projections and in determining the final budget. The final 2018-2019 budget will be adopted in June 2018.
Community Ed Task Force recommendationsA report on the Community Education K-8 Student Connectedness Task Force was provided. The report offered an overview of the areas of study, progress made since the last Board update and final recommendations of the task force to District administration. To read the report, visit here.
Construction updateWold Architects and Engineers provided an update on the participatory planning and design process that is being used at each school. Members of the Edgewood Middle School Design Team provided insight into their collaborative work. For details, visit here.
Policy reviewThe following revised policies were presented for third reading:
BG-0105 – School Board Business
BG-0111 – Agenda Planning
BG-0201 – Public Participation at School Board Meeting
BG-0303 – Policy Formation and Adoption
EG-1102 – Graduation Requirements
EG-2102 – Program Equity
The following policies were presented for second reading:
EG-0100 – Mission, Vision and Planning
EG-0107 – Non-Resident Student Admission
EG-0108 – Technology Security
The Board approved all policies as presented.
The Board discussed issues and updates related to AMSD.
Thank youThe Board accepted, with appreciation, gifts from Montgomery Orthodontics, Susan Fortner, Lake Region Hockey Assn., Medtronic YourCause, LLC, Donate Well, David Saunders, Christa Waymire, Timothy Lane, Pat Gerdes, Carrie Smith, Matt Johnson, GroundTec Inc. and Jane Quarfoth.
A look aheadMay 3, 6 p.m., work sessionMay 15, 7 p.m., regular meeting
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