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June 15, 2021 Public Hearing
Thursday, May 27, 2021 12:00 PM

The Board of Education, Special School District No. 1, has scheduled the following meetings.These meetings are OPEN to the public unless otherwise noticed.

Meeting type

Public Hearing

Date

June 15, 2021

Time

5:30 p.m.

Location


In accordance with MN Statute Section 13D.021, the majority of school board members will participate remotely via electronic means while a minority of school board members may be physically on-site at the meeting location.
 
Members of the public are not permitted to attend this meeting in-person due to the current health pandemic. Persons may monitor this meeting by watching live on Minneapolis Comcast Cable Channel 15 or streaming online at https://mps.eduvision.tv.
 

Notice

 

In accordance with MN Statute 123B.51 Subd. 5., Special School District No. 1 (Minneapolis Public Schools) Board of Education will hold a public hearing, on the recommendation to close the Tuttle School building as a schoolhouse. This hearing will be held virtually at 5:30pm on June 15, 2021. The Board of Education will vote on this closure recommendation during its regular business meeting, scheduled immediately after the public hearing. Those wishing to watch the hearing and the regular business meeting can do so at: https://mps.eduvision.tv or on television cable channel 15.

Due to the current health pandemic, testimony will be accepted in advance of the hearing by voicemail. Those wishing to provide testimony for and against this proposal can do so by leaving a voicemail between noon on June 10, 2021 and noon on June 11, 2021 by following the instructions found here: https://board.mpls.k12.mn.us/comment.
 
The closure of the Tuttle School building, a former elementary school located at 1042 18th Ave SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414 is being considered because the only educational programming housed within is being relocated to a more suitable location for the grades served. Currently the Tuttle School building houses Heritage STEM Academy, a secondary school, which is being relocated for the 2021-2022 school year.
 

 

COVID-19 Pandemic Disclaimer

Due to the current federal and state emergency declarations and guidance about limiting person-to-person contact due to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic, by action of the school board of Minneapolis Public Schools, all future meetings of the board will be conducted in accordance with Minnesota Statute Section13D.021—Meetings by Telephone or Other Electronic Means—until further notice. In accordance with Minnesota Statute Section 13D.021, members of the public are not permitted to attend this meeting due to the current health pandemic. Persons may monitor this meeting from a remote location by watching live on Minneapolis Comcast Cable Channel 15 or streaming online at https://mps.eduvision.tv.