1/10/2014 8:23:00 AM School board will meet Monday
The Windom Area school board will hold its first meeting of the new year in a new location Monday at 6:30 p.m.
School board meetings will be held at the Windom City Hall council chambers, which will allow this and future school board meetings to be televised on Windomnet Cable Channel 3.
The meeting will begin with the election of officers for the new year, setting meeting dates, times and locations and setting board salaries. The board will also designate the district's official newspaper and district legal counsel, and will review committee assignments.
On the agenda, the board will accept several donations for district programs. The board will approve a resolution to maintain a student drop-off area at Winfair Elementary. The board will approve a reduction of an overload for a staff member. The board will also take action on new three-year contracts for the superintendent and for the district's business manager.
On the consent agenda, the board will approve an FMLA leave and approve a six-week leave of absence. The board will approve adding two additional hours of special education para time and will approve that time for a staff member. The board will approve hiring a long-term substitute teacher and will approve fund-raisers for the robotics program's trip to the VEX World Championships in Anaheim, Calif.