Independent School District #256
Red Wing, MN 55066
The Red Wing School Board held its regular meeting on April 15, 2019 in the Red Wing City Hall Chambers. Board members, Superintendent Karsten Anderson, staff and public were present. Chair Diercks called the meeting to order at 5:32 p.m.
Motion made by Roe and seconded by Farrar to approve the meeting agenda as amended with the addition of a discussion revolving around the sports banquet. Motion carried 7-0.
2.1 Recognitions and Upcoming Events
Several recognitions were shared with the school board.
2.2 Public Comment:
One person expressed her desire to continue the end-of-year sports banquet.
2.3 Elementary STEM Presentation:
Elementary students and staff provided a Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) presentation.
2.4 School Board Reports:
School Board reports were reviewed.
2.5 Administrator Reports:
Administrator reports were reviewed.
2.6 End-of-Year Sports Banquet.
Discussion about the end-of-the-year sports banquet.
1. Board minutes for April 1, 2019
2. Claims & Accounts for March 16, 2019 - March 31,2019
Fund 01 General Funds $ 726,284.07
Fund 02 Food Service 26,324.81
Fund 04 Community Services 26,382.45
Fund 06 Building Construction0.00
Fund 07 Debt Service 0.00
Fund 08 Trust 20,190.51
Fund 09 Agency 8,249.09
Fund 21 Student Activities 15,749.87
Fund 22 Clinic 0.00
Fund 45 OPEB Trust Fund 0.00
Fund 47 OPEB Debt Service 0.00
Fund 50 Student Activities 868.87
CREDIT CARD 22,912.09
Payroll March 29, 2019 Admin Retro $11,216.80
March 29, 2019 812,075.82
3.Resignation: Donald Hoff, Custodian at Twin Bluff Middle School, effective April 1, 2019.
St Paul's Lutheran Church $1,003.68 - RWHS Food Shelf
Mayo Foundation for Medical Education & Research $1,500.00 - Sunnyside Elementary School Playground
Motion made by Jones and seconded by Tauer to approve the consent agenda as presented. Motion carried 7-0.
3.2 Food Service Prices:
Motion made by Bryant and seconded by Jones to approve the breakfast and lunch prices for 2019-20 as proposed. Motion carried 7-0.
3.3 Human Resources Plan:
Motion made by Farrar and seconded by Tauer to authorize the Superintendent to hire a Student Services / Ed-Fi Coordinator. Motion carried 7-0.
The school board took a break at 7:21 until 7:28.
3.4 Sale of Outlots:
Motion made by Bryant and seconded by Roe to approve the purchase agreement for the sale of real estate property to Steven and Amy Harrison and to authorize the school board chair and Superintendent, to sign the District's Closing Documents. Motion carried 7-0.
3.5 Employee Recognition Program:
Motion made by Tauer and seconded by Farrar to approve the updated employee recognition program. Motion carried 7-0.
3.6 School Calendar:
The school board discussed the 2018-19 school calendar due to the number of cancelled school days.
Motion made by Christensen and seconded by Jones to approve the termination/non-renewal of Jules Swaner, a probationary teacher. Upon roll-call vote, Bryant, Christensen, Diercks, Farrar, Jones, Roe and Tauer voted in favor. No board member voted no. Motion passed 7-0.
Motion made by Farrar and seconded by Roe to approve the termination/non-renewal of Chase Racek, a probationary teacher. Upon roll-call vote, Bryant, Christensen, Diercks, Farrar, Jones, Roe and Tauer voted in favor. No board member voted no. Motion passed 7-0.
3.8 Process for Superintendent Evaluation:
The school board discussed the process and timeline for conducting the yearly evaluation of the Superintendent. The evaluation will occur on May 20th.
3.9 Closed Session Pursuant to M.S. 13D.03 to Discuss Labor Negotiations Strategy for the 2019-21 contract with the Cooks' Association:
Motion made by Bryant and seconded by Roe to close the meeting pursuant to M.S. 13D.03 to discuss labor negotiations strategy for the 2019-21 contract with the Cooks' Association. Motion carried 7-0.
Time: 7:59 p.m.
Motion made by Jones and seconded by Tauer to reopen the meeting. Motion carried 7-0.
Time: 9:09 p.m.
Board members decided not to conduct a closed session to discuss labor negotiations strategy with Support Personnel
Chair Diercks reviewed the upcoming meetings.
Motion made by Bryant, second by Roe to adjourn the meeting at 9:10 p.m. Motion carried 7-0.
School Board Clerk