Study Session October 25, 2021

Study Session
October 25, 2021
(Board approved 11/8/2021)

1.0 The study session of the School Board of Independent School District No. 696 was called to order in the Board Meeting Room by Chairman Marsnik at 6:00 p.m.
2.0 On roll call the following directors were present: Colarich, Coombe, Marsnik, Omerza, Sjoberg, Visser. Also present: Megan Anderson; Anne Oelke; Tim Leeson; Tom Coombe, Ely Echo; Keith Vandervort, Timberjay; Karl Larsen, ARI; Todd Erickson, K-A; Dr. Joe Bianco.
3.0 21st Century Learning Facility Project update:
3.a Todd Erickson, with Kraus-Anderson, shared some updates regarding the current status of the project. He also reviewed the timeframe of Bid Package 3.
4.0 Ely Public Schools 2021-2022 Safe Learning Reopening Plan update:
4.a Dr. Bianco presented his COVID-19 Metric Recommendations for ISD 696 Transmission Mitigation and discussion was held with the board.
4.b Superintendent Erie presented metrics from the ESLPAC meeting.
5.0 Review and discussion of open forum policy
6.0 Discussion was held regarding the change to the December 27 study session date.
7.0 There was a discussion on the proposed calendar change for Washington Elementary staff development on December 3.
8.0 Moved by Visser, seconded by Sjoberg, to adjourn at 8:06 p.m. Motion carried. (Vote: 6-0)
Rochelle Sjoberg, Clerk

Ely Echo 7/17/2021