Wright Technical Center minutes 12/7/21

WRIGHT TECHNICAL CENTER
School District 966
The meeting of the Governing Board of Wright Technical Center, School District 966, was held on Tuesday December 7, 2021 at 1405 3rd Ave. NE, Buffalo, Minnesota 55313.
Members Present: Mealey, Benson, Lee, Bravinder, Steffens, Curtis, Big Lake Alternate-Tonya Reasoner.
Others Present: Brian Koslofsky-Executive Director, Shaun Karson-Principal, Dennis Walsh, Russ Pearson & Kelly Kosloski-American Federation of Teachers, Anh Glewwe-Business Manager, Dana Watters-Administrative Assistant.
The meeting was called to order by Member Mealey at 6:26 p.m. followed by the Pledge of Allegiance.
Agenda Review
On motion by Member Curtis, second by Member Lee, the agenda was approved as presented. Motion carried by unanimous vote.
Consent Agenda
On motion by Member Bravinder, second by Member Curtis, the consent agenda was approved as presented. 5.1 November
3 regular meeting, 5.2 Bills for Payment, 5.3 Approval of 2002 Saturn, 5.4 Approval of the intent to retire from custodian.
Financial Report
Business Manager Glewwe reported on the current finances. On motion by Member Benson, second by Member Curtis, the financial report was approved as presented. Motion carried by unanimous vote.
Principal Report
Principal Karson reported on Students of the First Quarter, WTC 10th grade presentations and tours, program updates,
Wright Academy enrollment, additional staffing, student support and engagement, meetings attended and upcoming.
Director’s Report
Director Koslofsky discussed the phones and the server, Wright Academy enrollment trend data, facility/finance updates, meetings attended and upcoming.
Finance Report
Member Lee reported on the negotiations, stating the progress being made.
New Business
• On motion by Member Curtis second by Member Steffens, to approve the posting of a Paraprofessional as presented. Motion carried by unanimous vote.
• On motion by Member Benson second by Member Bravinder, to approve the posting for a Custodian for April to May start time as presented. Motion carried by unanimous vote.
• On motion by Member Steffens, second by Member Lee, to approve the Resolution directing Administration to make recommendations for reductions in programs and positions and reasons therefore as presented, followed by discussion and vote. Motion carried by unanimous vote. The Roll Call vote: Lee, yes, Benson, yes, Steffens, yes, Big Lake Alternate Reasoner, yes, Curtis, yes, Bravinder, yes, Mealey, yes. Resolution passed.
• On motion by Member Steffens second by Member Curtis, for adjournment. Motion carried by unanimous vote.
Meeting was adjourned at 7:09p.m.
Published in the Herald Journal, Jan. 14, 2022.

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