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  • Sept. 19, 2017 Work Session

    Tennis court Tennis Courts

    Superintendent Kathy Kelly, K-12 Activities Director Antwan Harris and Manager of Operations Tom Foley provided the School Board with information regarding rehabilitating the high school tennis courts, benches and lighting. The Superintendent shared she had received feedback from a community member regarding the quality of the tennis courts. Mr. Harris shared there are six local courts within the Columbia Heights District. Mr. Foley explained that the CH courts were resealed approximately 2007 with additional sealing in 2012. The sealant and patching are no longer holding and in need of replacement. Mr. Foley gave an overview of the potential costs associated with the possibility of updating the tennis courts. The Superintendent said the project will be reviewed within the budget.

    Resolution Appointing Election Judges

    School District Election Clerk Dawn Hoium provided the School Board with information relating to a resolution appointing Election Judges for the Nov. 7 Bond Referendum. This is an Anoka County Elections Department requirement for government entities holding elections.

    Twin Cities North Chamber of Commerce Membership

    Board Chair John Larkin led a discussion regarding continued membership. The School Board asked Administration to do additional research.


    Upcoming Key Dates

    Tuesday, Sept. 26, Regular School Board Meeting, Community Room
    Friday, Oct. 6, No School (District In-Service Day)
    5 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 10, Sub-Committee on Policy Meeting, Superintendent's Conference Room
    7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 10, Regular School Board Meeting, Community Room
    5 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 17, School Board Listening Session, Family Center
    5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 17, School Board Work Session, Community Room
    7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 24, Regular School Board Meeting, Community Room


    School Board Committee Assignments

    Chair John Larkin: Columbia Heights Business Council, School Board Policy Sub-Committee and Liaison to North Park Elementary School.

    Vice Chair Laura Palmer: Association of Metropolitan School Districts, Minnesota School Board Association Legislative Liaison, NE Metro Intermediate District 916 Board and Liaison to the Family Center.

    Clerk Naty Severson: Minnesota State High School League, Liaison to City of Columbia Heights, School Board Policy Sub-Committee and Liaison to Columbia Heights High School.

    Treasurer Hala Asamarai: TIES, School Board Policy Sub-Committee and Liaison to Highland Elementary School.

    Director Molly Lewis: Liaison to the City of Fridley and Liaison to Columbia Academy.

    Director Lorien Mueller: Educational Cooperative Service Unit, Liaison to the City of Hilltop and Liaison to Valley View Elementary School.


    For more information on the School Board Report, call or email Communications Director Casey Mahon at 763-528-4503 or mahonc@colheights.k12.mn.us

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