May 2020

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May
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MINUTES OF THE WORK SESSION SCHOOL BOARD MEETING INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 777, Benson, Minnesota Monday, April 6, 2020 • 5:30 p.m. Virtual Meeting

The work session meeting was called to order at 5:32 p.m. by Chair Brian Samuelson.  Members present:  Jim Berens, Paul Carruth, Mary KW Langan, Bill McGeary, Eric Peterson, Brian Samuelson, Gary Williams. Members absent:  None.
Coronavirus Update
Supt. Laumeyer provided a Covid-19 Response Plan update.
Community Education Director Shelly Vergin provided a Community Education update.
Activities Director Garrett Schmidt provided an update on activities.
Director of Finance Katie Foley provided an update on the financial impact of Covid-19.
Principals Brad Johnson and Mike Knutson gave an update on Distance Learning.
Food Service Director Jeanine Bowman provided an update on Food Service.
Supt. Laumeyer provided an election update for the upcoming April 14, 2020 ISD #777 Special Election.
Future Meetings:
School Board Meeting - Monday, April 20, 2020, 5:30 p.m., Virtual Meeting
Mary K.W. Langan, Clerk

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ASSESSMENT NOTICE

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, That the Board of Review of the City of Danvers in Swift County, Minnesota, will meet via computer, tablet of smartphone at https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/968948493 or by dialing using your phone at 1-(786)535-3211 and use access code: 968-948-493 at 6:30 o’clock, p.m. Wednesday the 13th of May, 2020 for the purpose of reviewing and correcting the assessment of said City for the year 2020.  All persons considering themselves aggrieved by said assessment, or who wish to complain that the property of another is assessed too low, are hereby notified to join into said meeting, and show cause of having such assessment corrected.
  No complaint that another person is assessed too low will be acted upon until the person assessed, or his agent, shall have been notified of such complaint.
Given under my hand this 1st day of May, 2020.
Shari Swanberg

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ESTATE OF GRACE D. SELIX

STATE OF MINNESOTA
COUNTY OF SWIFT
DISTRICT COURT
    EIGHTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT
PROBATE DIVISION
Court File No. 76-PR-20-104

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06
May
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MINUTES OF THE REGULAR SCHOOL BOARD MEETING INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 777, Benson, Minnesota Monday, March 09, 2020 - 5:30 p.m. Benson High School Media Center

The meeting was called to order at 5:00 p.m. by Chair Brian Samuelson at Northside Elementary for a tour of the Northside construction. Meeting recessed at 5:28 p.m.
The meeting resumed at the BHS Media Center at 5:35 p.m. by Chair Brian Samuelson.  Members present:  Jim Berens, Bill McGeary, Mary KW Langan, Eric Peterson, Brian Samuelson, Paul Carruth, and Gary Williams.  Members absent: None.
Under Construction, add 7.1.2 Construction Manager & General Contractor to the Agenda.
Agenda approved.
Citizens Comments: Mark Hughes talked about the importance of transporting students. Keep lights clean and keep students safe.
Consent Agenda approved.
Progress Reports presented by administrators.
Board Committee Reports: Administration Committee met with the BEA for a negotiation session; Budget Committee reviewed the FY21 budget.

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Myrtle Starbeck

Myrtle Starbeck, 90, of Montevideo, passed away Thursday, April 30th at her residence.  A private family service is planned on Wednesday May 6th with burial at Sunset Memorial Cemetery. Arrangements are with the Wing-Bain Funeral Home.

 

Myrtle E. Starbeck was born July 15, 1929, the daughter of Peter & Margaret Swanberg, in Benson.  She was baptized and confirmed in the Lutheran faith.  She worked as a nanny for a doctor in South Dakota during her teenage years. Myrtle graduated from the Benson High School. 

 

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