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Dickinson Public Schools Unapproved School Board Retreat Minutes June 26, 2019; 5:00 p.

Dickinson Public Schools
Unapproved School Board Retreat Minutes
June 26, 2019; 5:00 p.m.
Badlands Ministries, Medora

The Dickinson Public School Board held a Board retreat on June 26, 2019, at Badlands Ministries. Board members present: President Brent Seaks, Vice President Kim Schwartz, Board Member Michelle Orton, Board Member David Wilkie, and Board Member Jason Rodakowski. Others present were: Superintendent Shon Hocker, Assistant Superintendent Keith Harris, JE Dunn Vice President Marc Mellmer, JE Dunn Senior Project Manager Brian Stark, JE Dunn Senior Project Coordinator Melissa Gjermundson, JE Dunn Project Engineer Cole Conrad, Dickinson High School Assistant Principal Jay Hepperle, and Dickinson High School Assistant Principal Tad Schye.

Call to Order - Board President Seaks called the retreat to order at 5:00 p.m.

District Planning - There was lengthy discussion regarding the needs of the facilities in the District related to capacity and condition.

There was additional discussion regarding the next steps for a bond referendum.

Board Self Evaluation - Due to lack of time, this topic was not discussed.

Strategic Planning - Due to lack of time, this topic was not discussed.

Adjournment - At 8:50 p.m., President Seaks adjourned the retreat.

Brent Seaks, Board President
Kent Anderson, Business Manager
Twila Petersen, Secretary
(Published: July 5, 2019)