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AUGUST MI NUTES Red Wing School

Thursday, September 19, 2013 - 11:20pm

Independent School District #256
Red Wing Public Schools
The Red Wing School Board held its first monthly meeting on Monday, August 5, 2013 at the Red Wing City Council Chambers. The Board members, Superintendent Karsten Anderson, Board Clerk/Director of Finance Brad Johnson, staff and public were present. Chair Jones called the meeting to order at 5:30pm. Board Member Christensen arrived shortly after the meeting started.
Motion by Farrar, second by Anderson to approve the agenda, motion carried, 6-0.
2.1Recognitions: none
2.2Public Comment: none
2.5Reports/Committee Notes: United Way is soliciting for its annual school drive. Board Member Farrar reported that PAC parents have raised concerns over the cost of supplies. Superintendent Anderson spoke on the FFA concerns raised at the last meeting and expressed regret on the handling of some transitional issues. Lisa Hanni, county planning director submitted a response to the district letter of concern on the silica sand.
3.1 Consent Agenda:
Background Information
4.1Board minutes for July 15, 2013
4.2Claims & Accounts for June 15, 2013-June 30, 2013
Fund 01 – General Funds$543,562.96
Fund 02 – Food Service5,772.24
Fund 03 – Transportation 293,635.25
Fund 04 – Community Services 45,634.92
Fund 05 – Capital Expenditures 169,705.80
Fund 06 – Building Construction 0.00
Fund 07 – Debt Service0.00
Fund 08 – Auxiliary18,540.47
Fund 09 – Trust Agency 12,170.07
Fund 21 – Student Activities 3,334.60
Fund 22 – Clinic 211.93
Fund 45 – OPEB Trust Fund0.00
Fund 47 – OPEB Debt Service0.00
Fund 50 – Student Activities1,813.58
Total $1,094,381.82
Payroll – June 28, 2013 $578,584.31
4.3New Hire: Sue Anne Gorman, Agriculture Teacher at RWHS, effective August 2013 (due to a resignation; Kyle Blahnik, Social Studies Teacher at RWHS, effective August 2013 (due to a resignation); Renee Kreye, Title I Ed Assistant at Burnside Elementary School, effective August 2013 (due to a transfer); Richard O’Brien, Temporary Grounds, District Wide, effective July 29, 2013 (due to a resignation).
4.4Resignation: Brady Lawrence, Grounds at RWHS, effective August 1, 2013; Bethany Henshaw, Art Teacher at RWHS, effective July 16, 2013; Catherine Loesch, Colvill Kid’s Preschool Teacher at Colvill Family Center, effective July 22, 2013.
Chair Jones and Board Member Farrar requested two corrections on the minutes. Motion by Ryan, second by Farrar to approve the Consent Agenda/minutes, motion carried 7-0.
3.2Summary of Superintendent Evaluation: Chair Jones explained the process used and listed key components. The Personnel Committee has met twice on the new superintendent contract.
3.3Site Handbooks: Superintendent Anderson explained that the handbooks were reviewed for consistency. Board Member Christensen stated that they need to be readable by the audience and that trimming down and making the content more efficient would be desirable. Board Member Baldwin commented that using titles rather than names allows for more continuity. Motion by Christensen, second by Baldwin to approve the handbooks, motion carried 7-0.
3.4Nominations for MSBA Delegate Assembly: Chair Jones has served this role for several years; she explained the timeline and format. Board Member Christensen nominated Heidi Jones for the delegate, second by Baldwin, motion approved 7-0.
3.5Every Hand Joined (Work-Study Session): will not be videotaped. This portion of the meeting began at 6:03PM, with no other action items planned except adjournment. Ms. Barb Haley and Director Joe Jezierski will present information on the project.
6. Upcoming Meetings: Chair Jones announced upcoming meetings on August 19, September 3 (a Tuesday at the High School), and September 16. The first meeting every month will include a work-study session. Move into work study session 6:03p. The meeting was adjourned at approximately 8:00PM.
Brad Johnson
Board Clerk
9/21
Independent School District #256
Red Wing Public Schools
The Red Wing School Board held its second monthly meeting on Monday, August 19, 2013 at the Red Wing City Council Chamgers. Superintendent Karsten Anderson, Heidi Jones, Mike Christensen, Paul Kramp, Steve Anderson, Emily Baldwin, and Janie Farrar were present. Mark Ryan was not present.
Motion made by Anderson, second by Christensen to approve the agenda with flexibility. Motion carried unanimously.
2. Communications;
2.1Recognitions: The Red Wing Collectors Society thanked the custodial staff for its work in preparation for the Red Wing Pottery Convention.
2.2Public Comment: There was no public comment given at the meeting.
2.3Legislative Visit: Representative Tim Kelley and Senator Matt Schmidt visited the school board meeting and shared their thoughts about the previous and upcoming legislative sessions.
2.4Strategic Plan Update: Joe Jezierski presented an update about progress made implementing the school district’s strategic plan.
2.5GCED Long-Range Facilities Plan: Cherie Johnson and Jackie Paradis presented GCED’s long-range facilities plan.
2.6Reports/Committee Notes: School board members and administrators provided updates for their areas.
3.0 Consent Agenda
3.1Consent Agenda: Motion made and seconded by Anderson and Farrar to approve the consent agenda as presented. Motion carried unanimously.
4.1Board Minutes for August 5, 2013
4.2Claims & Accounts for July 1, 2013-July 15, 2013
Fund 01 – General Funds$702,475.19
Fund 02 – Food Service0.00
Fund 03 – Transportation 3,962.75
Fund 04 – Community Services20,602.09
Fund 05 – Capital Expenditures 30,571.10
Fund 06 – Building Construction0.00
Fund 07 – Debt Service0.00
Fund 08 – Auxiliary3,160.83
Fund 09 – Trust Agency 14,664.21
Fund 21 – Student Activities 54.00
Fund 22 – Clinic39,387.99
Fund 45 – OPEB Trust Fund59,542.20
Fund 47 – OPEB Debt Service0.00
Fund 50 – Student Activities315.00
Total $874,735.36
Payroll – July 15, 2013 $522,888.99
4.3New Hire: Brette Vanloon, 4th Grade Teacher at Burnside Elementary School, effective August 2013 (additional section); Katrina Petterson, Computer Teacher at Burnside and Sunnyside Elementary Schools, effective August 2013 (replacement); Katie Rausch, Art Teacher at RWHS, effective August 2013 (due to a resignation); Kevin O’Brien, Aquatic Instructor/Swim Coach at Twin Bluff Middle School, effective August 12, 2013; Thomas Zenzen, Industrial Technology Teacher for Twin Bluff Middle School & GCED, effective August 2013 (due to a transfer); Bob Furchner, Temporary Custodian at Sunnyside Elementary School, effective August 19, 2013; Deb Brodie, Long-Term Sub for 1st Grade at Sunnyside Elementary School, effective August 26th thru September 27, 2013.
4.4FMLA: Debbie Johnson-Lundberg, MARRS Coordinator District Wide, effective August 5, 2013; Marge Fagerlund, 1st Grade Teacher at Sunnyside Elementary School, effective August 26, 2013 thru September 27, 2013.
4.5Resignation: Alyssa Edholm, Special Ed. Para at Sunnyside Elementary School, effective August 2, 2013; Samantha Berghammer, Special Ed. Para at Twin Bluff Middle School, effective August 15, 2013; Rachel Jensen, Special Ed. Para at Colvill Family Center, effective July 29, 2013; Vivian Schwingler Morcillo, Title I Ed. Assistant at Sunnyside Elementary School, effective August 6, 2013.
4.6Reassignment: Karin Meyer, Special Ed. Teacher ECSE at Sunnyside Elementary School, effective August 2013 (replacement).
4.7Retirement: Sara Caverly, Media/Technology Aide at Twin Bluff Middle School, effective August 8, 2013.
4.8Added Hours: Britt Gulstad, Lead ABE Instructor / Data Accountability at Community Ed, effective July 1, 2013.
3.2Restrictive Procedures Plan: Motion made and seconded by Kramp and Christensen to approve the 2013-14 Restrictive Procedures Plan as presented. Motion carried unanimously.
3.3Truth-in-Taxation Hearing: Motion made and seconded by Anderson and Christensen to conduct the school district’s truth-in-taxation hearing on December 2, 2013 at 6:00 pm at the RWHS Little Theater. The regular meeting scheduled for that evening will be moved to the RWHS Little Theater. Motion carried unanimously.
3.4School Board Operations: Motion made and seconded by Anderson and Christensen to authorize the Superintendent to implement changes in school board operations as presented except work-study sessions will be audiotaped instead of videotaped. Motion carried unanimously.
Chair Jones highlighted upcoming board meetings and events. The motion was made by Anderson to adjourn the meeting at 7:20 p.m. and seconded by Christensen.
Karsten Anderson
Superintendent
9/21