September 2018 Board Meeting Highlights

School Board Meeting Highlights: September 24, 2018
Posted on 09/28/2018
Pine Bend students showcase what they have been learning for the school board

The Inver Grove Heights School Board met on Monday, September 24, with the following items on the agenda:

Consent Agenda

  • Minutes from previous school board meeting
  • Cash disbursements
  • Personnel transactions and donations
  • Gifts and grants

Information Items

  • Pine Bend Elementary School Principal Quennel Cooper presented an update on the school, including how they are focused on developing the whole student through academic growth, social emotional activities, and enrichment opportunities.
  • ISD 199 Superintendent Dave Bernhardson and ISD 199 Assistant Director of Special Education Abel Riodique presented information about school start and end times one more time and announced a meeting for public comment on October 1 when the school board will hear from anyone interested in speaking on start times before making a decision at the October 22 regular board meeting.
  • ISD 199 Director of Community Education Barb Pierce presented an update on community education programs, including numbers from and updates about summer programs like Spartan Kids’ Care, IGH Youth Center, and the new Inver Grove Heights Community Theatre
  • Superintendent Bernhardson presented the first reading of the 900 Policy Series School and Community Relations & Annual Policy 616
  • Board committee reports
  • Membership reports

Action Items

  • Approval of 2018 Payable 2019 Property Tax Levy
  • Approval of Three Year Review Cycle

Meeting information and video of the September 24 meeting are available on the district website, Families and community members are invited to speak on school start and end times on Monday, October 1, 5:30-7:00 PM, at the Simley Spartan Center, 2920 80th Street East in Inver Grove Heights. Click here for more details on the meeting for public comment on school start times. The next school board work session will be Monday, October 8, at the ISD 199 District Office, 2990 80th Street East in Inver Grove Heights, and the next regular school board meeting will be Monday, October 22, at Hilltop Elementary School, 3201 68th Street East in Inver Grove Heights. Both meetings will start at 5:30 PM.