Independent School District #256
Red Wing, MN 55066
The Red Wing School Board held its regular monthly meeting on July 21, 2014 in the Red Wing City Hall Chambers. Board members, excluding Mike Christensen and Steve Anderson, Superintendent Karsten Anderson, staff and public were present. Chair Jones called the meeting to order at 5:30 p.m.
Motion made by Ryan and seconded by Baldwin to approve the meeting agenda as amended. Motion carried 5-0.
2.1 Recognitions and Upcoming Events:
Participants in the SkillsUSA National Competition were introduced and recognized.
Board member Mike Christensen arrived.
2.2 Public Comment: None
2.3 School Board Filing Information:
Heidi Jones highlighted information about school board filing dates.
2.4 School Facilities Task Force:
The School Facilities Task Force presented its report and recommendations. The school board will discuss the report at a workshop session on August 4th.
2.5 Reports and Committee Notes:
Reports and committee notes were reviewed.
Board minutes for June 16, 2014
Claims & Accounts for May 16, 2014-May 30, 2014
Fund 01 General Funds$555,101.67
Fund 02 Food Service22,466.56
Fund 03 Transportation 3,439.83
Fund 04 Community Services 23,712.20
Fund 05 Capital Expenditures 28,065.64
Fund 06 Building Construction 0.00
Fund 07 Debt Service0.00
Fund 08 Auxiliary17,148.10
Fund 09 Trust Agency 12,026.10
Fund 21 Student Activities 5,064.86
Fund 22 Clinic 205.09
Fund 45 OPEB Trust Fund0.00
Fund 47 OPEB Debt Service0.00
Fund 50 Student Activities2,291.80
Payroll May 30, 2014 $786,028.42
New Hire: Daisy Velasco, 3rd Grade Teacher at Burnside Elementaary School, effective, 2014-2015 school year (new position); Tyne Grefe, English Teacher at RWHS, effective 2014-2015 school year (due to a resignation); Craig Bell, Counselor at RWHS, effective August 22, 2014 (due to a resignation); Kathryn Dullard, Reading Teacher at RWHS, effective August 22, 2014 (replacement for Patricia Bronk).
Replacement: Carol Amberg, Head Custodian at Colvill Family Center, effective date TBD (due to a resignation).
FMLA: Dean Kinneman, Custodian at RWHS, effective June 6, 2014 thru TBD.
Non-Renewal: Tiffanie Lee, Colvill Kids Preschool Teacher at Colvill Family Center, effective June 30, 2014.
Resignation: Jolene Danca, Student Services Coordinator at Sunnyside Elementary School, effective June 30, 2014; Tira Peterson, Special Ed. Para at Burnside Elementary School, effective July 11, 2014; Ramona Sebion, Night Custodian at RWHS, effective July 15, 2014; Anne Gebbie, Kids Junction, effective July 14, 2014.
3 Year Unpaid Leave: Bonnie Mettling, 6th Grade Social Studies Teacher at Twin Bluff Middle School, effective August 25, 2014.
Motion made by Kramp and seconded by Farrar to approve the consent agenda as presented (with revisions presented at the meeting). Motion carried 6-0.
3.2Summary of Superintendent Evaluation
On June 16th, the school board held its yearly evaluation of the Superintendent. A summary of the evaluation was presented at the meeting.
Motion made by Kramp and seconded by Christensen to approve the 2014-17 Superintendent Contract as presented. Motion carried 6-0.
3.4Health and Safety Program
Motion made by Kramp and seconded by Ryan to approve the 2014 Pay 2015 Capital Expenditure Health and Safety Budget Summary as presented and to reapprove the school districts health and safety policies. Motion carried 6-0.
3.5GCED Land Purchase Agreement
Motion made by Christensen and seconded by Kramp to finalize a land purchase agreement with GCED and the board chair and board clerk to sign it on behalf of the school district. Motion carried 6-0.
3.6Resolution Releasing Custodian from Employment
Motion made by Ryan and seconded by Christensen to approve the resolution releasing Richard Bell from employment. Motion carried on roll-call vote 6-0.
3.7Live Healthy Red Wing Memorandum of Agreement
Motion made by Farrar and seconded by Ryan to approve the Memorandum of Agreement regarding the fiduciary agent for Live Healthy Red Wing as presented. Motion carried 6-0.
Motion made by Christensen and seconded by Farrar to authorize the Superintendent to establish a Middle School and High School Math League programs if there are an adequate number of students who sign up to participate and to approve the MOU for extracurricular position placement for the Middle School Math League Advisor. Motion carried 6-0.
Motion made by Kramp and seconded by Farrar to approve the district student, employee, and administrative procedural handbooks as presented and to authorize the superintendent to make adjustments as needed if changes are reported to the school board. Motion carried 6-0.
3.10Second Reading of Policies
The following policies were presented for second reading:
Policy 406: Public and Private Personnel Data
Policy 413: Harassment and Violence
Policy 414: Mandated Reporting of Child Neglect
Policy 503: Student Attendance
Policy 504: Student Dress and Appearance
Policy 506: Student Discipline
Policy 509: Enrollment of Nonresident Students
Policy 514: Bullying Prohibition
Policy 515: Protection and Privacy of Pupil Records
Policy 516: Student Medication
Policy 601: School District Curriculum and Instruction Goals
Policy 602: Organization of School Calendar and School Day
Policy 603: Curriculum Development
Policy 604: Instructional Curriculum
Policy 606: Textbooks and Instructional Materials
Policy 609: Religion
Policy 610: Field Trips
Policy 616: School District System Accountability
Policy 619: Staff Development for Standards
Policy 623: Mandatory Summer School Instruction
Policy 624: Online Learning Options
Policy 707: Transportation of Public School Students
Policy 709: Student Transportation Safety
Policy 805: Waste Reduction and Recycling
Policy 806: Crisis Management
No motion was made at this time.
The school board recessed from 7:03 to 7:22 p.m
Motion made by Kramp and seconded by Ryan to approve the resolution approving the application of Lake City Public Schools to become a member of the GCED. Motion carried on roll-call vote 6-0.
Motion made by Christensen and seconded by Baldwin to approve the resolution approving an amendment to the Joint Powers Agreement regarding the construction of the education facility in Red Wing. Motion carried on roll-call vote 6-0.
Chair Jones reviewed the upcoming meetings.
Motion made by Ryan and seconded by Christensen to adjourn the meeting at 7:27 p.m. Motion carried 6-0.
School Board Clerk