VIDEO: Northfield School Board Meeting (December 14, 2015)

The Northfield School Board held its regular meeting on Monday, December 14, at 7 pm, in the high school media center. A packet, including the agenda, can be found here. Highlights of the meeting included:

  • a public hearing on and approval of the 2015 Payable 2016 Property Tax Levy;
  • approval of the 2015-2016 budget revision;
  • approval of the 2015 audit by Clifton LarsonAllen;
  • a report on the recently passed Federal Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), the replacement for No Child Left Behind (NCLB);
  • a report on efforts to reduce speed limits and increase safety along Hwy 246 between the high school and middle school
  • an annual report from Greenvale Park Elementary School

Also at the meeting, the Community Services Division was awarded an Outstanding Project Award for its Sports Special Sale from the Minnesota Community Education Association.

You can hear Superintendent Richardson's recap of the meeting on KYMN. 

The next meeting of the Northfield School Board will be on Monday, January 11, at 7 pm, in the high school media center. The annual organizational meeting (election of officers, etc.) will be followed immediately by the regular meeting.