School Board meeting summary

    School Board meeting summary, June 26, 2018


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    Disposition of grievances

    Two Step 3 grievances were filed by paraeducator employees when the grievances were denied at Step 2. The grievances were heard by the School Board grievance committee on June 26, 2018. At the recommendation of the grievance committee, the School Board denied the grievances.

    Budget amendments

    Budget amendments are necessary as additional information becomes known. The Board approved final budget amendments for fiscal year 2017-2018. To see a complete summary of the approved amendments visit www.moundsviewschools.org/finance.

    Budget approved

    The Board adopted the 2018-2019 budget as presented by Carole Nielsen, executive director of administrative services, and Bridget Peterson, director of finance. The fiscal year 2018-2019 budget was developed based on the assumptions provided by the School Board through several Board meetings and work sessions over the past six months. The proposed budgets represent the financial projections for the District for the general fund, nutrition services fund, community services fund, construction fund and debt service funds. For details regarding the adopted budget, please visit www.moundsviewschools.org/finance.

    Superintendent's evaluation

    Board member Marre Jo Sager read a summary of Superintendent Chris Lennox’s appraisal for the 2017-2018 school year. The summary stated, “Superintendent Lennox is an outstanding leader in all capacities. He is a performance- and results-driven decision-maker who works with the best interest of students in mind at all times. He is professional, personable and approachable. Superintendent Lennox continues to exhibit the highest level of leadership in executing his duties as the chief executive of the Mounds View Public Schools. He excels in all areas of his work, and we are grateful for his service to our community.” To read the entire report, click here.

    District Operational Plan

    As part of the Superintendent's end-of-year report to the Board, a review of the 2017-2018 District Operational Plan was presented. To see the presentation which focuses on priority goals, please click here.

    Thank you

    The Board accepted, with appreciation, gifts from Wells Fargo Foundation, Intricon Corp., United Educators Federal Credit Union, Suzanne Dilla, Dan Gleason, Bradley Boser, District families and Jeff Holmes.

    A look ahead

    August 21, 6 p.m., work session
    August 21, 7 p.m., regular meeting

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