Independent School District #256
Red Wing, MN 55066
The Red Wing School Board held its regular meeting on November 6, 2017 in the RWHS Media Center. Board members, Superintendent Karsten Anderson, staff and public were present. Chair Farrar called the meeting to order at 5:30 p.m.
Motion made by Anderson and seconded by Christensen to approve the meeting agenda as amended, with the addition of 3.4 Election Judges. Motion carried 7-0.
2.1 Recognitions and Upcoming Events
Several recognitions were shared with the school board.
2.2 Public Comment: None
2.3 Elementary Parent Involvement and Fundraising Plan:
With the dissolution of the Elementary PAC, Jennie Bordonaro and
Mike Pagel presented different ideas and plans for fundraising and
2.4 Naviance and Advisory Programming:
Todd Herber provided information about the Naviance program and
advisory period programming.
2.5 Reports and Committee Notes:
Committee meeting notes and reports were reviewed.
3.1 Consent Agenda:
1. Board minutes for October 16, 2017
2. Claims & Accounts for October 1, 2017-October 15, 2017
Fund 01 General Funds $914,183.87
Fund 02 Food Service 32,952.07
Fund 03 Transportation 180,013.65
Fund 04 Community Services 13,245.23
Fund 05 Capital Expenditures 51,876.25
Fund 06 Building Construction2,913,943.17
Fund 07 Debt Service 0.00
Fund 08 Auxiliary 28,940.43
Fund 09 Trust Agency 24,225.43
Fund 21 Student Activities 289.70
Fund 22 Clinic 0.00
Fund 45 OPEB Trust Fund 37,938.05
Fund 47 OPEB Debt Service 0.00
Fund 50 Student Activities 1,378.59
CREDIT CARD 0.00
Payroll October 13, 2017 $748,389.51
3.New Hire: Jordan Hildebrandt, Grounds/Arena Worker District-Wide, effective October 24, 2017 (due to a resignation); John Arehart, ABE Instructor for Community Ed & Rec/District-Wide, effective October 10, 2017 (due to a retirement); Dan Bray, Student Monitor at RWHS, effective October 19, 2017 (due to a resignation).
4.Resignation: Carolina Guerrero, Special Ed Para at Colvill Family Center, effective October 27, 2017; Rome Gonstead, Ed Assistant at Sunnyside Elementary School, effective November 15, 2017; Ruth Beyers, Special Ed Para at Sunnyside Elementary School, effective October 17, 2017; Amanda Griggs, Ed Assistant at Colvill Family Center, effective October 27, 2017.
5.Retirement: Terese Bjornstad, 6th Grade Teacher at Twin Bluff Middle School, effective November 6, 2017; Brenda Blair, ECSE Teacher at Colvill Family Center, effective November 23, 2017.
6.Termination: Steve Christiansen, Grounds/Arena Worker District-Wide, effective October 24, 2017.
HOSA Emergency Preparedness Training at Camp Riple iny,
Little Falls, MN November 30 thru December 2, 2017.
Motion made by Jones and seconded by Christensen to approve the consent agenda as amended. Motion carried 7-0.
3.2 Approval of Policies:
Motion made by Anderson and seconded by Borgschatz to approve the following policies:
Policy 714: Fund Balances
Policy 721: Uniform Grant Guidance Regarding Federal Revenue Sources
Policy 903: Visitors to School District Buildings and Sites
Motion carried 7-0.
3.3 Operating Levy Information:
Superintendent Anderson gave an update about the election and information campaign.
3.4 Election Judges:
Superintendent Anderson provided the school board with an updated list of election judges for the November 7th Referendum vote. Upon roll-call vote, Anderson, Borgschatz, Christensen, Diercks, Farrar, Jones and Roe voted in favor. No board member voted no. Motion passed 7-0.
Chair Farrar reviewed the upcoming meetings.
Motion made by Roe, second by Anderson to adjourn the meeting at 6:46 p.m. Motion carried 7-0.
School Board Clerk