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Cook County ISD 166 School Board Agenda 9.16.21

Sep 15, 2021 11:23AM ● By Editor
September 15, 2021

Cook County School District - ISD 166
School Board Agenda
September 16, 2021

5:00 PM Regular Board Meeting

High School Library
(enter through the Main Entrance)
101 W. 5th St.
Grand Marais, MN 55604

Face Masks Required

Live Stream Meeting Link


1.0 Call to Order

2.0 Pledge of Allegiance

3.0 Approve Meeting Agenda  

4.0 Recognition of Visitors

5.0 Community Comments 

Community Comments is an opportunity for the public to address the school board on an            item included in this agenda in accordance with guidelines printed at the end of the agenda.

6.0 Consent Agenda

6.1 Approve Minutes-August 19, 2021

6.2 Approve Payment of Bills-August 9-18, 2021, August 19-September 1, 2021, Wire
Payments, August 2021.

6.3 Approve Electronic Funds Activity-August

6.4 Business Manager Report

6.4 Board Reports

7.0 Student Board Member Report

7.1 Student Report

8.0 Discussion/Action Items

8.1 Approve 2020-2021 Expenditure Revenue Report, August 2021.

8.2 Approve Preliminary Levy Certification

8.3 Set Truth in Taxation Meeting Date, Time, and Location

9.0 Personnel

9.1 Approve New Hires/Resignations

10.0   Administrative Reports

10.1 Assistant Principal/Activities Director Report

10.2 Principals Report

10.3 Superintendent Report

11.0   Adjourn 

11.1 Adjourn Regular Meeting

*This agenda is posted as a courtesy to the public and is subject to change

    I.S.D. 166 Guidelines for Community Comments

Revised 1/16/2018

Approved 2/15/2018

1. Anyone indicating a desire to speak will be acknowledged by the Board Chair. When called upon to speak, please state your name and topic. 

2. All remarks shall be addressed to the board as a whole, not to any specific member(s) or to any person who is not a member of the board. 

3. If there are a number of individuals present to speak on the same topic, please designate a spokesperson to summarize the issue.

4. Please provide at least 8 copies of any documents that you plan to share.

5. If you need electronic equipment or other assistance setting up, please contact the District Office and the district will try to accommodate your request(s).

6. Please answer the following questions (if appropriate) within your presentation: 

a. What agenda item does the proposal relate to?  

b. How would students benefit from the proposal?  

c. How does the proposal impact the future educational services and financial responsibility of the district?  

d. What data or research supports the proposal? 

7. Please limit your comments to three minutes.  Longer time may be granted at the discretion of the Board Chair.  

8. If you have written comments, the board would like to have a copy, which will help them better understand, investigate and respond to your proposal. 

9. During Community Comments the board and administration listen to comments.  Responses will be shared at the next regularly scheduled board meeting. Board members or the Superintendent may ask questions of you in order to gain a thorough understanding of your concern, suggestion or request.


10. Please be aware that disrespectful comments or comments of a personal nature, directed at an individual either by name or inference, will not be allowed.  Personnel concerns should be directed first to the principal, then to the superintendent and then in writing to the board. 

11. Please refrain from making comments at other times during the board meeting.

12. If you have a concern which arises after Community Comments have been presented, please make note of your concern and share it with the board chair following the meeting.

13. After Community comments have been heard refrain from interrupting the meeting.  Personal comments, opinions, grammatical corrections, etc. should not be made during the meeting.

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