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Principals udate school board on start of school year
On Thursday, Sept. 14, following a reception for outgoing Director of Finance and Human Resources Randi Johnson, the NBAPS school board hosted its regular meeting at 5:45 p.m. in room 126 of the North Branch Area Education Center. The agenda included reports from principals, a strategic plan summary, certification of property tax levy 2017 payable 2018, and more. Here is a podcast of the meeting. Click here to access meeting materials.

Recognition: School board members Sarah Grovender and Miranda Michaud were recognized for having completed Minnesota School Boards Association's phase I, II, and III of school board training.

Superintendent's report: Principals presented on the start of the school year and Supt. Henton summarized last year's progress on the district's strategic plan. Those presentations can be found in the meeting materials.

Property tax levy 2017, payable 2018: The school board approved the proposed property tax levy for next year. The levy will include the increases in funding that were approved by voters in the May 23rd election. The proposed levy will be included in the truth in taxation notices that will be sent out in November and the final levy will be certified in December.

In other news: Policy actions were taken, and resolutions were approved providing for the sale of general obligation bonds.

Dates to remember:
Sept. 18 - Negotiations Committee Meeting, 4 pm, North Branch Area Education Center, Room 121
Sept. 18 - Custodian Negotiations Session, 4:30 pm, North Branch Area Education Center, Room 118
Sept. 21 - School Board Retreat, 4:30 pm, North Branch Area Education Center, Room 118
Oct.12 - World's Best Workforce Meeting, 4:30 pm, North Branch Area Education Center, Room 126
Oct. 12 - Regular School Board Meeting, 5:30 pm, North Branch Area Education Center, Room 126
Oct. 26 - School Board Work Session, 5:30 pm, North Branch Area Education Center, Room 118
   
Author: ptepoorten   E-Mail: ptepoorten@isd138.org