MINUTES OF THE REGULAR SCHOOL BOARD MEETING/WORK SESSION INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 777, Benson, Minnesota Monday, August 5, 2019 - 5:30 p.m. McKinney’s Conference Room

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Meeting called to order at 5:31 p.m. by Chair Brian Samuelson.  Members present:  Jim Berens, Mary Langan, Bill McGeary, Eric Peterson, Brian Samuelson. Members absent: Paul Carruth, Gary Williams. 

Approved the Agenda and Consent Agenda.  

No bid received for bid category #3, steel, for the Northside construction project so bids were re-released. Breitbach recommends the low bidder, Briese Iron Works.

Awarded low bidder, Briese Iron Works, Bid Category #3 (steel supplier) in the amount of $206,900 and unit price $2,320 for the NS construction bid package.

A lease agreement for the north end of the civic center was reviewed and discussed.

Principal Johnson gave a State of the School Address for grades PK-5 and shared three strategic goals for the upcoming school year.

Principal Knutson gave a State of the School Address for grades 6-12 and presented three strategic goals for 2019-2020 school year.

Superintendent Laumeyer provided a District State of the School Address.

The Administrative Committee will meet to further discuss implementation of the board self-evaluation.

Future Meetings:
Regular Board Meeting - Monday, August 19, 5:30 p.m., BHS Media Center
Special Board Meeting - Wednesday, August 28, 5:30 p.m., BHS Media Center

Meeting adjourned at 8:03 p.m. 

Business and Report Items:  Document Reference (filed with original minutes)

Copies of documents presented for action and report purposes are located in the district office as prepared for permanent record and posted on the school website at www.benson.k12.mn.us.

Mary KW Langan, Clerk


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