Red Wing School Board briefsFrom the meeting of Jan. 7, 2013.
Jones elected board chair, officers elected
Heidi Jones, who officially began her second term on the board Monday night, was unanimously elected board chair. Jones previously served as chair in 2010 and 2011.
Mike Christensen was elected vice chair, Paul Kramp was re-elected treasurer and Brad Johnson will continue to serve as clerk.
Board salaries set
The board unanimously voted to keep their salaries flat for 2013. The chair will receive $2,200, board members will receive $1,500 and the clerk $1,000. These salaries were set in 2011 and remained in place in 2012, as well.
“We're not doing this for the money, as far as I can tell,” Board member Mike Christensen said of not raising the board’s pay.
In separate agenda items, the board also approved its 2013 meeting schedule and calendar, named the Republican Eagle its official newspaper and designated depositories for district transactions and investments.
Transfer: Dana Willis-Jick, special education paraprofessional at Sunnyside, effective Jan. 2; Kimberly Mann, seventh-grade social studies teacher at TBMS, effective 2013-14 school year.
Medical leave: Jane Wassink, social worker at Burnside and Tower View, effective Dec. 18, 2012, through Jan., 25, 2013.
Monday’s meeting lasted about two hours. All board members were present.
— compiled by Sarah Gorvin, staff writer