Regular School Board Meeting MINUTES November 16, 2020 5:30 pm
The meeting was called to order by Chair Chad Pedersen at 5:31 pm. Roll call conducted by School Board Clerk, Julie Brugman. Members present: Audi Nickel, Pam Hoek, Tom Fast, Dave Bucklin, Matt Gohr, Chad Pedersen, Julie Brugman, and Dave Bucklin via Zoom. Others present: Michelle Larson, Kristie Rolling, Shawn Naas, Carson Covey, Joel Alvstad. That the Proposed Agenda be approved as presented. Motion by Pam Hoek. Second by Tom Fast. Approved. That the Consent Agenda be approved as presented: minutes from previous meetings, monthly bills, donations, open enrollment applications. Motion by Audi Nickel. Second by Matt Gohr. Approved. The following reports were available for school board member review and comment: MLLF, Upcoming School Board meetings, Building Updates, Draft MSHSL Resolution, Inspections, Superintendent Notes.
Motion: To approve Basketball and Trap League Volunteers. Motion by Audi Nickel. Second by Dave Bucklin. Approved. Voting in favor of the motion by roll call were: Nickel, Hoek, Fast, Bucklin, Gohr, Pedersen, Brugman.
Motion: To approve Resolution Establishing Combined Polling Place for Multiple Precincts. Motion by Tom Fast. Second by Julie Brugman. Approved. Voting in favor of the motion by roll call were: Nickel, Hoek, Fast, Bucklin, Gohr, Pedersen, Brugman. There was no action taken on the 2019-20 Combined World’s Best Workforce Summary and Integration Progress Report.
Motion: To empower the superintendent to let bids for the Phase III window project to begin the summer of 2021. Motion by Dave Bucklin. Second by Julie Brugman. Approved. Voting in favor of the motion by roll call were: Nickel, Hoek, Fast, Bucklin, Gohr, Pedersen, Brugman.
Motion: To approve a leave of absence for Andrew Hempeck, third grade teacher, beginning January 4, 2021 until the end of the 2020-21 school year. Motion by Julie Brugman. Second by Matt Gohr. Approved. Voting in favor of the motion by roll call were: Nickel, Hoek, Fast, Bucklin, Gohr, Pedersen, Brugman. Other items discussed were: Distance Learning.
Motion: That the school board meeting is adjourned. Motion by Audi Nickel. Second by Matt Gohr. Approved. Voting in favor of the motion by roll call were: Nickel, Hoek, Fast, Bucklin, Gohr, Pedersen, Brugman. Time: 6:55 pm
Public Notice of ButterfieldCommunications Tower FCC TCNS Identification No. 222887
This announcement provides public notice by Midcontinent Communications,and the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) that a wireless telecommunications project (Project) is planned for Watonwan County,Minnesota. The purpose of this announcement is to provide public notice of the Project and invite public input on: (1) whether any Historic Property may exist in the area of the Project; and (2) if so, whether the Project may cause any effects to such property. Historic Property includes any prehistoric or historic district, site, building, structure, or object included in, or eligible for inclusion in, the National Register maintained by the Secretary of the Interior. Midcontinent Communications has undertaken a review of potential effects to Historic Properties within the area of the Project as required by federal law, including consultation with local and/or tribal governments. In its role as project applicant, Midcontinent Communications is authorized to assist the FCC in facilitating the participation of the public in this review. This review of potential effects to Historic Properties is required by federal law, including Sections 106 and 101(d)(6) of the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966 (NHPA) (54 U.S.C. §§ 306108 and 302706), and the FCCs rules, including the Nationwide Programmatic Agreement for Review of Effects on Historic Properties for Certain Undertakings Approved by the Federal Communications Commission (the NPA) (47 C.F.R. Part 1, Appendix C). This proposed facility will include a monopole tower that will house FCC-licensed wireless radio frequencies in Watonwan County, Minnesota, called the Butterfield CommunicationsTower, TCNS Identification No. 222887. The facility will include a 190-foot self-supporting monopole communications tower (195-foot overall height including appurtenances) that will house FCC-licensed radios to support Midcontinent Communications’ field personnel and operations. The proposed tower location is:61409 430th Street, Butterfield, Minnesota, 56120 and its coordinates are Latitude: 43 degrees 51 minutes 41.5 seconds North, Longitude: 094 degrees 50 minutes 59.6 seconds West. Public participation and input will help both the FCC and the Minnesota SHPO discharge their duties under federal law. The FCC provides information about the National Historic Preservation Act requirements for wireless towers online at http://wireless.fcc.gov/siting/npa.html. Any interested member of the public is invited to promptly submit written comments about any Historic Property or potential effect(s) the Project may have on a Historic Property. Please identify the Project as the Butterfield Communications Tower. Written comments should be submitted to: Cory E. Moffat at either email@example.com or Cory Moffat, c/o Crenshaw Communications Consulting, LLC., P.O. Box 11321, College Station, TX 77842. Ms. Moffat can also be reached at (832) 617-0217
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