November 22 Board Meeting

ISD 199 School Board Meeting Highlights: November 22, 2021
Posted on 11/23/2021
ISD 199 logo in red

The Inver Grove Heights School Board met on Monday, November 22, with the following items on the agenda:

District Highlights

  • Inver Grove Heights Middle School and Simley High School Activities Director Will Short presented an overview of the fall athletics season and brought some team captains to talk about their seasons.
  • ISD 199 Director of Community Education Barb Pierce provided an overview of fall activities and brought cast members from Simley Theatre’s fall play, Clue.


Consent agenda

  • Minutes from previous school board meeting
  • Minutes from the special board meeting on November 8, 2021
  • Cash disbursements
  • Personnel transactions
  • Donations, gifts, and grants
  • Approval of the Resolution of School Board Supporting Form A Application to the Minnesota State High School League


Information items

  • IGH Middle School Principal Jodi Wendel and Assistant Principal Jason Voss gave an update about their school’s focuses for the year
  • Superintendent Dave Bernhardson presented the first reading for review of policies 209, 210, 211, 212, 213, 214, and 522
  • Superintendent Bernhardson presented the proposed Academic Calendar for 2022-2023
  • Superintendent Bernhardson presented his
  • Superintendent Goals for the current school year
  • Board committee reports
  • Membership reports


Action items

  • Approval of the 2020-2021 Audit
  • Approval of the 2022-2023 Open Enrollment Parameters
  • Approval of the 199 Online Enrollment Parameters for 2021-2023
  • Approval of the 2021-2022 Budget Revisions
  • Approval of the 2021-2022 & 2022-2023 Contract Agreement with Education Minnesota IGH Local 1718
  • Approval of the 2021-2022 & 2022-2023 Contract Agreement with Food Service
  • Approval of the 2021-2022 & 2022-2023 Contract Agreement with District office Specialists
  • Approval of the second reading for review of policies 202.2, 203, 203.6, 203.7, 204, 205, 206, 207, 208, 533, and 806
  • Approval of the Temporary Addendum to Policy 610 Field Trips
  • Approval of the Amended 2021-2022 Board and Committee Meetings Calendar

Click here for video of this school board meeting. The next school board meeting will include the annual Truth in Taxation presentation and will be held in the Simley High School Spartan Center, 2920 80th Street East, at 5:30 PM on Monday, December 13.

During the COVID-19 pandemic, meetings may be conducted in a partly virtual and partly in-person hybrid format. Depending on the location of the meeting, community members are invited to attend meetings live in the Simley High School Spartan Center, 2920 80th Street East, or the ISD 199 District Office, 2990 80th Street East, in Inver Grove Heights. In the interest of attendee safety, Minnesota Department of Health guidelines will be implemented. Please click here to read more about meeting procedures during the COVID-19 pandemic.