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(Published in the Echo Journal, November

(Published in the Echo Journal, November 16, 2022, 1t.) BOARD OF EDUCATION PINE RIVER-BACKUS PUBLIC SCHOOLS PINE RIVER, MINNESOTA October 3, 2022 REGULAR MEETING A meeting of the Board of Education was held in the Pine River-Backus High School Media Center at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, October 3, 2022 with Chair Cunningham presiding. Members present: Katy Botz, Leslie Bouchonville, Wanda Carlson, Chris Cunningham, Roger D. Hoplin, David Sheley, Ryan Trumble and Superintendent Jonathan Clark. The floor was opened for comments from the public on agenda items. Motion by Bouchonville, second by Hoplin, to approve the agenda. All voted aye and the motion carried. Motion by Trumble, second by Carlson, to approve the minutes of the September 12, 2022 regular board meeting and the September 19, 2022 work session/special meeting. All voted aye and the motion carried. Administrative team, director, ESSER funding and enrollment reports were heard. Consent Calendar - Motion by Carlson, second by Bouchonville, to approve the Consent Calendar, which consisted of the following items: • Approve bills presented (checks 71941-72077 totaling $205,430.85); approve the investment report; approve the treasurer’s report; approve the report on electronic fund transfers and other banking transactions and adopt resolution accepting monetary awards and donations as presented; and • Approve Personnel Items: Approve the hiring of Elizabeth Rock as Paraprofessional for 6.5 hours per day effective October 4, 2022. Approve the hiring of Ben Kinser as Varsity Softball Coach for the 2023 spring season. All voted aye and the motion carried. Discussion items: • Meeting to canvass election results. The results of the 2022 general election need to be canvassed during the period of November 11-18, 2022. The board work session scheduled for November 21, 2022 at 5:30 p.m. will be changed to November 17, 2022 to accommodate the timeframe. • First reading of policies: 208 Development, Adoption and Implementation of Policies 722 Public Data and Data Subject Requests Motion by Botz, second by Sheley, to approve Policy 310 Records Retention. All voted aye and the motion carried. Motion by Sheley, second by Trumble, to approve the band/choir trip over spring break 2023. All voted aye and the motion carried. Motion by Carlson, second by Hoplin, to approve the following policies: • 410 Family and Medical Leave Policy • 413 Harassment and Violence • 414 Mandated Reporting of Child Neglect or Physical or Sexual Abuse • 415 Mandated Reporting of Maltreatment of Vulnerable Adults • 514 Bullying Prohibition Policy • 522 Title IX Sex Nondiscrimination Policy, Grievance Procedure and Process • 524 Internet Acceptable Use and Safety Policy • 616 School District System Accountability • 806 Crisis Management Policy All voted aye and the motion carried. Motion by Carlson, second by Cunningham, to approve the revised FY2024 Long Term Facilities Maintenance Plan. All voted aye and the motion carried. Open forum – The meeting was opened for comments from the public. Chair Cunninham adjourned the meeting at 6:06 p.m. Wanda Carlson, Clerk Recorded by Cindy Felthous