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MINUTES OF THE SPECIAL MEETING OF THE BO

MINUTES OF THE SPECIAL MEETING OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION BEMIDJI AREA SCHOOLS FEBRUARY 3, 2022 The special meeting of the Board of Education, Bemidji Area Schools, Bemidji, Beltrami/Hubbard Counties, Minnesota, was held on Thursday, February 3, 2022, at 5:00 p.m., in the District Office Board Room. MEMBERS PRESENT: Ann Long Voelkner, Gabriel Warren, Jeff Lind, Sarah Young, Carol L. Johnson, and Superintendent Tim Lutz MEMBERS ABSENT: Maya Lindquist, Student Representative Savannah Haugen, Student Representative CALL TO ORDER: 5:00 p.m. APPROVAL OF AGENDA The motion was offered by Jeff Lind, seconded by Gabriel Warren, and carried by all in attendance to approve the agenda. AGENDA Consideration of Community Education Building Purchase Agreement The motion was offered by Ann Long Voelkner, seconded by Sarah Young, and carried by all in attendance to close the meeting as permitted by Minnesota Statutes 13D.05; subd. 3(c), to consider offers relating to the sale of the Community Education Building. Time: 5:02 p.m. The motion was offered by Gabriel Warren, seconded by Sarah Young, and carried by all in attendance to open the meeting. Time: 5:10 p.m. The motion was offered by Jeff Lind, seconded by Gabriel Warren, and carried by all in attendance to sell the Community Education Building to Dane Jones and Teresa Freeberg for a purchase price of $290,900.00 with the stipulation that the property cannot be used by a charter school or other entity or person for the provision of educational services. High School Schedule The motion was offered by Gabriel Warren, seconded by Ann Long Voelkner, and carried by all in attendance to approve the transition from a four-period day to a five-period modified block schedule at Bemidji High School beginning in the 2023-2024 school year. Superintendent Search Process The motion was offered by Jeff Lind, seconded by Ann Long Voelkner, and carried by all in attendance to contract with the Minnesota School Boards Association to conduct the Superintendent of Schools search. Negotiations Strategy Session The motion was offered by Jeff Lind, seconded by Sarah Young, and carried by all in attendance to close the meeting to discuss labor negotiations strategy. Time: 5:59 p.m. The motion was offered by Jeff Lind, seconded by Ann Long Voelkner, and carried by all in attendance to open the meeting. Time: 6:36 p.m. Adjournment The motion was offered by Sarah Young, seconded by Gabriel Warren, and carried by all in attendance to adjourn the meeting. Time: 6:39 p.m. /S/ Jeff Lind, Clerk February 28, 2022 /S/ Carol L. Johnson, Chair Date Approved (March 5, 2022) 38444