Independent School District #256
Red Wing, MN 55066
Call to Order:
The Red Wing School Board held its regular meeting on September 18, 2017 in the Red Wing City Hall Chambers. Board members, excluding Pam Roe, 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 presented. Motion carried 6-0.
2. Communications (Board Information and Scheduled Reports)
2.1 Recognitions and Upcoming Events
Several recognitions were shared with the school board.
2.2 Public Comment: None
2.3 Construction Update:
Superintendent Anderson provided an update about construction activities.
2.4 Strategic Plan Update:
Joe Jezierski, the Director of Teaching and Learning, provided an update about the school districts strategic planning progress.
2.5 Operating Levy Update:
Superintendent Anderson provided an update about the upcoming operating levy referendum.
2.6 ACT Results:
Superintendent Anderson presented information about ACT results for the graduating class of 2017.
2.7 Improvement Plans:
District, Colvill, Sunnyside, and Burnside improvement plans for this year were presented and discussed.
2.8 Reports and Committee Notes:
Committee meeting notes and reports were reviewed.
3.1 Consent Agenda:
1.Board minutes for September 5, 2017
2.Claims & Accounts for August 16, 2017-August 31, 2017
Fund 01 General Funds$601,106.94
Fund 02 Food Service28,538.83
Fund 03 Transportation11,543.83
Fund 04 Community Services45,666.57
Fund 05 Capital Expenditures103,522.49
Fund 06 Building Construction4,609,345.44
Fund 07 Debt Service0.00
Fund 08 Auxiliary 10,998.94
Fund 09 Trust Agency6,176.83
Fund 21 Student Activities 1,896.04
Fund 22 Clinic 27,602.26
Fund 45 OPEB Trust Fund 0.00
Fund 47 OPEB Debt Service 82,882.50
Fund 50 Student Activities 765.00
Payroll August 31, 2018 $747,103.00
New Hire: Lisa Hawe, Student Monitor at Twin Bluff Middle School, effective September 12, 2017 (due to a resignation); Amanda Griggs, Ed Assistant at Colvill Family Center, effective September 8, 2017 (new position).
Motion made by Jones and seconded by Borgschatz to approve the consent agenda as presented. Motion carried 6-0.
3.2 Preliminary Tax Levy Certification:
Motion made by Anderson and seconded by Christensen to approve the proposed Pay 2018 levy at MAXIMUM. Motion carried 6-0.
3.3 Resolution Appointing Ballot Board Members:
Motion made by Diercks and seconded by Christensen to approve the attached Resolution Appointing Ballot Board Members: Theresa Whitson, Connie Bryant, Debbie Johnson Lundberg, with the addition of Glenda Wersal for the November 7, 2017 School District Special Election. Upon roll-call vote, Anderson, Borgschatz, Christensen, Diercks, Farrar and Jones voted in favor. No board member voted no. Motion passed 6-0.
Chair Farrar reviewed the upcoming meetings.
Motion made by Anderson, second by Borgschatz to adjourn the meeting at 7:21 p.m. Motion carried 6-0.
School Board Clerk