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Independent School District GFW Public Schools July 19, 2021 Summary of regular school board meeting. Full text is available for public inspection at 323 East 11th Street, Gibbon, MN 55335. CALL TO ORDER The regular board meeting of the GFW School Board was held on July 19, 2021 at the Elementary School Gibbon, MN. Board Chair Kuehn called the meeting to order at 6:32 pm.. ALSO present: Superintendent Horton, Transportation Johnson, Tech Werner, Lee, Schmidt, Press Hanson, Merkel, Press Busch, Press Jutz Absent: Haas, Prochniak APPROVE AGENDA Schmidt moved with support from Lee to approve the agenda with the restriction added of HS Music Dept. to the Donation Resolution for the donation from America Farmers Grow Communities. Motion Carried. CONSENT AGENDA Kuehn moved with support from Schmidt to approve the following consent agenda. Motion Carried. APPROVAL OF RESOLUTIONS AND ACTION ITEMS Bus Camera System Recommendation Lee moved with support from Schmidt to go with the Pro-Vision proposal for our bus cameras. Motion Carried. Policies New Policies (2nd Reading) 1. 470 EMPLOYEE USE OF SOCIAL MEDIA 2. 701 ESTABLISHMENT AND ADOPTION OF SCHOOL DISTRICT BUDGET 3. 701-1 MODIFICATION OF SCHOOL DISTRICT BUDGET 4. 705 INVESTMENTS 5. 707 TRANSPORTATION OF PUBLIC SCHOOL STUDENTS 6. 712 VIDEO SURVEILLANCE OTHER THAN ON BUSES 7. 713 STUDENT ACTIVITY ACCOUNTING 8. 720 VENDING MACHINES 9. 722 PUBLIC DATA REQUESTS 10. 801 EQUAL ACCESS TO SCHOOL FACILITIES 11. 806 CRISIS MANAGEMENT POLICY 12. 901 COMMUNITY EDUCATION 13. 902 USE OF SCHOOL DISTRICT FACILITIES AND EQUIPMENT 14. 907 REWARDS Kuehn moved with support from Schmidt to approve New Polices 470, 701, 701-1, 705, 707, 712, 713, 720, 722, 801, 806, 901, 902 and 907. Motion Carried Revised Policies (2nd Reading) 1. 104 SCHOOL DISTRICT MISSION STATEMENT 2. 213 SCHOOL BOARD COMMITTEES 3. 702 ACCOUNTING 4. 703 ANNUAL AUDIT 5. 704 DEVELOPMENT AND MAINTENANCE OF AN INVENTORY OF FIXED ASSETS AND A FIXED ASSET ACCOUNTING SYSTEM 6. 706 ACCEPTANCE OF GIFTS 7. 708 TRANSPORTATION OF NONPUBLIC SCHOOL STUDENTS 8. 709 STUDENT TRANSPORTATION SAFETY POLICY 9. 710 EXTRACURRICULAR TRANSPORTATION 10. 711 VIDEO RECORDING ON SCHOOL BUSES 11. 714 FUND BALANCES 12. 721 UNIFORM GRANT GUIDANCE POLICY REGARDING FEDERAL REVENUE SOURCES 13. 802 DISPOSITION OF OBSOLETE EQUIPMENT AND MATERIAL 14. 805 WASTE REDUCTION AND RECYCLING 15. 807 HEALTH AND SAFETY POLICY 16. 903 VISITORS TO SCHOOL DISTRICT BUILDINGS AND SITES 17. 904 DISTRIBUTION OF MATERIALS ON SCHOOL DISTRICT PROPERTY BY NONSCHOOL PERSONS 18. 905 ADVERTISING 19. 906 COMMUNITY NOTIFICATION OF PREDATORY OFFENDERS Kuehn moved with support from Lee to approve Revised Policies 104, 213, 702, 703, 704, 706, 708, 709, 710, 711, 714, 721, 802, 805, 807, 903, 904, 905 and 906. Motion Carried. Elimination of Policies (2nd Reading) 1. 7.1 Establishment and Adoption of School District Budget 2. 7.1A Modification of School District Budget 3. 7.1B Financial Planning and Activities 4. 7.1D Investments 5. 7.2 Reporting 6. 7.3 Purchase Authority 7. 7.4 Local Purchasing 8. 7.5 Bonded Employees 9. 7.6 Student Organizational Funds 10. 7.7 Fees 11. 7.12 Transportation of Public School Students 12. 7.17 Video Surveillance Other Than Buses 13. 7.30 Food Services Management 14. 7.31 Student Activity Accounting 15. 7.33 Asset Protection 16. MEAL CHARGE POLICY 17. 8.1 Equal Access to Facilities of Secondary Schools 18. 8.3 Crisis Management Policy 19. 9.2 RELEASE TIME 20. 9.4 MEMORIALS 21. 9.5 COMMUNITY EDUCATION Schmidt moved with the support from Lee to Eliminate Policies 7.1, 7.1A, 7.1B, 7.1D, 7.2, 7.3, 7.5, 7.6, 7.7, 7.12, 7.17, 7.30, 7.31, 7.33, Meal Charge Policy, 8.1, 8.3, 9.2, 9.4 and 9.5. Motion Carried. Bid for Milk/Juice and Fuel Milk/Juice Schmidt moved with support from Lee to accept Land-O-Lakes/Prairie Farms bid for milk/juice for FY22. Motion Carried. Fuel Lee moved with support from Merkel to accept UFC for the GFW FY22 fuel needs. Motion Carried. Fee and Rate Schedule Kuehn moved with support from Lee to approve the Fee and Rate Schedule for FY22 school year Motion Carried. GFW School District Chromebook Protection Plan Schmidt moved with support from Lee to approve GFW’s School District Chromebook Protection Plan. Motion Carried. GFW Staff/School Board Rates Kuhen moved with support from Schmidt to approve GFW Staff/School Board Rates for FY22. Motion Carried Resolution: Long Term Facilities Maintenance Plan (LTFM) Kuehn moved with support from Lee to approve GFW’s LTFM Plan. Yes – Lee, Schmidt, Kuehn, Merkel No – None Motion Carried. Fundraisers 2021-2022 Lee moved with support from Schmidt to approve FY22 Fundraising Schedule. Motion Carried. Background checks for Volunteers Lee moved with support from Schmidt to have Volunteer Background Checks paid for by the school district. Motion Carried. Resolution: Donations Kuehn moved with support from Lee to approve a $2500.00 donation from America Farmers Grow Communities for the HS Music Dept. and $3000.00 from Compeer Financial for the Ag Dept. Yes – Schmidt, Kuehn, Merkel, Lee No – None Motion Carried. ADJOURNMENT Schmidt moved with support from Lee to adjourn at 7:56 p.m. Motion Carried. Marisa Lee, Clerk 47c


CITY OF WINTHROP ORDINANCE NO. 2021-150 AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CODE CHAPTER 5 ADOPTING REGULATION OF ANIMALS WHEREAS, the City of Winthrop has established Code Chapter 5, Part 3, regulating dogs; and WHEREAS, Minnesota Statutes Section 412.221 Subd. 21 provides that the City Council shall have power by ordinance to regulate the keeping of animals, to restrain their running at large, to authorize their impounding and sale or summary destruction, and to establish pounds, and to license and regulate riding academies; and WHEREAS, City Staff and the City Council have determined that it would be in the best interests of the City to adopt ordinances related to domestic animals, non-domestic animals, and farm animals. NOW, THEREFORE, the City Council of the City of Winthrop, Sibley County, State of Minnesota, ordains that City Code Chapter 5 shall be amended as follows: 1. The title of Chapter 5 shall be “Animals”. 2. Add § 503.12 Definitions. For the purpose of this chapter, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning: a. ANIMAL. Any mammal, reptile, amphibian, fish, bird (including all fowl and poultry) or other member commonly accepted as a part of the animal kingdom. Animals shall be classified as follows: b. DOMESTIC ANIMALS. Those animals commonly accepted as domesticated household pets. Unless otherwise defined, domestic animals shall include dogs, cats, caged birds, gerbils, hamsters, guinea pigs, domesticated rabbits, fish, non-poisonous, non-venomous and non-constricting reptiles or amphibians, and other similar animals. c. FARM ANIMALS. Those animals commonly associated with a farm or performing work in an agricultural setting. Unless otherwise defined, farm animals shall include members of the equine family (horses, mules), bovine family (cows, bulls), sheep, poultry (chickens, turkeys), fowl (ducks, geese), swine (including Vietnamese pot-bellied pigs), goats, bees, ratitae (ostriches and emus), farm raised cervidae (caribous and mule deer), llamas and alpacas and other animals associated with a farm, ranch, or stable. d. NON-DOMESTIC ANIMALS. Those animals commonly considered to be naturally wild and not naturally trained or domesticated, or which are commonly considered to be inherently dangerous to the health, safety, and welfare of people. Unless otherwise defined, non- domestic animals shall include: (1) Any member of the large cat family (family felidae) including lions, tigers, cougars, bobcats, leopards and jaguars, but excluding commonly accepted domesticated house cats. (2) Any naturally wild member of the canine family (family canidae) including wolves, foxes, coyotes, dingoes, and jackals, but excluding commonly accepted domesticated dogs. (3) Any crossbreeds such as the crossbreed between a wolf and a dog, unless the crossbreed is commonly accepted as a domesticated house pet. (4) Any member or relative of the rodent family including any skunk (whether or not descented), raccoon, squirrel, or ferret, but excluding those members otherwise defined or commonly accepted as domesticated pets. (5) Any poisonous, venomous, constricting, or inherently dangerous member of the reptile or amphibian families including rattlesnakes, boa constrictors, pit vipers, crocodiles and alligators. (6) Any other animal which is not explicitly listed above but which can be reasonably defined by the terms of this section, including but not limited to bears, deer, monkeys and game fish. e. ANIMAL CONTROL OFFICER. The Chief Law Enforcement Officer, or an individual or employee of a business retained by the City for purposes of enforcing the provisions of this Chapter. f. AT LARGE. Off the premises of the owner and not under the custody and control of the owner or other person, either by leash, cord, chain, or otherwise restrained or confined. g. CAT. Both the male and female of the felidae species commonly accepted as domesticated household pets. h. DOG. Both the male and female of the canine species, commonly accepted as domesticated household pets, and other domesticated animals of a dog kind. i. OWNER. Any person or persons, firm, association or corporation owning, keeping, or harboring an animal. j. RELEASE PERMIT. A permit issued by the Animal Control Officer or other person in charge of the pound for the release of any animal that has been taken to the pound. A release permit may be obtained upon payment of a fee to the City Clerk in accordance with the regular license requirement if the animal is unlicensed, payment of a release fee, and any maintenance costs incurred in capturing and impounding the animal. The release fee shall be as established the Council and listed in the Fine and Fee Schedule, as it may be amended from time to time. 3. Add § 503.13 NON-DOMESTIC ANIMALS. Except as provided in M.S. § 346.155, as it may be amended from time to time, it shall be illegal for any person to own, possess, harbor, or offer for sale, any non-domestic animal within the city. Any owner of a non-domestic animal at the time of adoption of this code shall have 30 days in which to remove the animal from the city after which time the city may impound the animal. An exception shall be made to this prohibition for animals specifically trained for and actually providing assistance to the handicapped or disabled, and for those animals brought into the city as part of an operating zoo, veterinarian clinic, scientific research laboratory, or a licensed show or exhibition. 4. Add § 503.14 FARM ANIMALS. Farm animals shall only be kept in an agricultural district of the city, or on a residential lot of at least ten acres in size provided that no animal shelter shall be within 300 feet of an adjoining piece of property. Any owner of a farm animal at the time of adoption of this code shall have 30 days in which to remove the animal from the city after which time the city may impound the animal. Exceptions shall be made to this section as provided in Code sections 506.01-506.03 (chickens), and for those animals brought into the city as part of an operating zoo, veterinarian clinic, scientific research laboratory, or a licensed show or exhibition. PASSED AND ADOPTED THIS DAY OF , 2021. WINTHROP CITY COUNCIL By: Kelly Pierson, Mayor ATTEST: Melissa Lorenz, City Clerk / Treasurer 47(af)c


STATE OF MINNESOTA COUNTY OF SIBLEY DISTRICT COURT FIRST JUDICIAL DISTRICT Probate Division In Re: Estate of Court File No. 72-PR-21-32 Judge: Amber Donley Ann Marie Kasper, Deceased. NOTICE AND ORDER FOR HEARING ON PETITION FOR FORMAL ADJUDICATION OF INTESTACY AND DETERMINATION OF HEIRSHIP TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS AND CREDITORS: It is Ordered and Notice is hereby given that on the 27th day of September, 2021, at 10:45 o’clock a .m., a Hearing will be held in the above named Court at Gaylord, Minnesota, for the formal adjudication of intestacy, and for the appointment of Rockland J. Kasper, whose address is 23867 561st Ave, Winthrop, MN 55396, as Personal Representative of the Estate of the above named Decedent in an unsupervised Administration, and that any objections thereto must be filed with the Court. That, if proper, and no objections are filed, said Personal Representative will be appointed to administer the Estate, to collect all assets, pay all legal debts, claims, taxes and expenses, and sell real and personal property, and do all necessary acts for the Estate. Notice is further given that (subject to Minn. Stat. 524.3-801(b)(c)) ALL CREDITORS having claims against said Estate are required to present the same to the Personal Representative or to the Court Administrator within four months after the date of this Notice or said claims will be barred. Dated: August 17, 2021 Amber Donley 21.08.17 Judge (COURT SEAL) Karen V. Messner/ Teresa B. Giesen Court Administrator Aaron D. Walton Attorney I.D. No. 0352767 Walton Law Group, PLLC Attorney at Law 801 East Lincoln Avenue P.O. Box 87 Olivia, MN 56277-0087 Telephone No. 320-523-2323 Fax No. 320-523-1844 Email: 47-48(af)c

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