CARLTON ISD 93 - WRENSHALL ISD 100 JOINT SCHOOL BOARD SPECIAL MEETING MONDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2019 6:00 P.
CARLTON ISD 93 -
WRENSHALL ISD 100
JOINT SCHOOL BOARD SPECIAL MEETING
MONDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2019 6:00 P.M.
ELEMENTARY SCHOOL GYM, CARLTON, MN
The Carlton Board of Education, independent School District No. 93, Carlton, Minnesota and Wrenshall Board of Education, Independent School District No. 100, Wrenshall, Minnesota held a Special Joint Meeting in the South Terrace Elementary School Gym on Monday, October 7, 2019. Chairperson Lehto and Chairperson Laveau called the meeting to order at 6:10 p.m.
Wrenshall Board members present: Matthew Laveau, Janaki Fisher-Merritt, Michelle Blanchard, Warren Weiderman, Jack Eudy, and Debra Washenesky.
Carlton Board members present: LaRae Lehto, Ann Gustafson, Jennifer Chmielewski, and Tim Hagenah.
Carlton Board members absent: Sue Karp and Sam Ojibway.
Architectural Resources (ARI): Katie and Ryan
Ehlers Financial: Jodie
Welcome, agenda overview by Chairperson Lehto and Chairperson Laveau.
ARI two-site facility option presentation and cost estimates.
Other Facility options with cost estimates discussion.
Ehlers Financial discussed tax impact information on two-site option.
Potential 2020 referendum dates were discussed.
Ballot question discussion.
Possible consolidation timeline was discussed.
Consolidation Agreement Decisions to be determined:
•School Board orderly reduction transition plan to 6 or 7 members.
•Whether pre-existing debt remains the obligation of each pre-existing district's taxpayers, or becomes the obligation of all the taxpayers in the newly consolidated district.
•Whether any existing operating levy referendum revenues will be continued or discontinued.
Community Meetings Schedule and Format:
•Wednesday, October 23, 3:00 p.m. Staff Meeting.
•Thursday, October 24, Community Meeting at South Terrace at 6:00 p.m.
•Monday, October 28, Community Meeting at Sawyer Community Center at 6:00 p.m.
•Monday, October 21, 3:15 p.m. All Staff Meeting.
•Monday, October 21, Community Meeting at 6:00 p.m. in Wrenshall School Commons.
•Tuesday, October 29, Community Meeting at 6:00 p.m. in Wrenshall School Commons.
Comments from each Board Member.
•Each member stated their opinions.
•Each member had an opportunity to ask questions.
•Full Joint School Boards Meeting on November 12 at 6:00 p.m. in Wrenshall School Commons.
Adjourned at 8:20 p.m.
Hand-outs were given to full boards at this meeting.
Pine Journal: Nov. 21, 2019 #2808454