School Board Minutes
Red Rock Central District No. 2884
Monday, May 16, 2011
The regular monthly meeting of the Board of Education, District No. 2884, was held in the Board Room in Lamberton on Monday, May 16, 2011. Members present were Bierl, Clarke, Erickson, Johnson, Kelsey, Rogotzke, and Stavnes. Superintendent Brennan, Principal Olson, Lead Teacher Riley, Phil Goetstouwers, Warren and Nikki Peterson, Denise Clarke, and Joe Dietl were also in attendance.
Chairman Rogotzke called the meeting to order at 8:17 p.m.
The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.
Upon motion of Clarke, seconded by Stavnes and unanimously carried, to approve the agenda as amended, the minutes of the April 18, 2011 meeting and the treasurer’s report.
Warren and Nikki Peterson came before the board and offered their thanks to the Red Rock Central School Board, staff, coaches, and students, stating that their son who was injured in a snowmobile accident this winter, has been treated with respect and helpfulness. They understand that the district is meeting the state laws as to his education and hope that the district always remembers that kids with disabilities need to be thought about and never excluded. The Board thanked Mr. and Mrs. Peterson for coming to the meeting and expressing their thoughts.
Upon motion of Clarke, seconded by Johnson and unanimously carried, to pay claims in the amount of $60,695.72. Receipts were $382,606.97.
Upon motion of Clarke and seconded by Kelsey to approve the Principal contact for Bruce Olson which covers 68 days of the 2011-2012 school year ending October 6th, 2011. Roll call vote was taken. Voting yes: Stavnes, Clarke, Kelsey, Bierl, Erickson, and Rogotzke. Voting no: Johnson. Motion carried.
Upon motion of Kelsey, seconded by Erickson and unanimously carried, to approve the 3-year contract with Philippe Goetstouwers as Principal/Counselor for the 2011-2012 through 2013-2014 school years which calls for a starting salary of $60,000 and increasing $5,000 each year.
Upon motion of Clarke, seconded by Kelsey and unanimously carried, to approve the potential 37 members of the Senior Class for graduation.
Upon motion of Clarke, seconded by Erickson and unanimously carried, to hire the auditing firm of Kinner & Company to perform the school district audit for the 2011-2012 school year at an approximate cost of $14,000.
The attached proposal was presented to the Board regarding multiple Red Rock Central graduates with straight A’s. The Board discussed the proposal and will revisit the issue again at the June meeting for a second reading.
Upon motion of Kelsey, seconded by Bierl and unanimously carried, to accept Melody Altermatt’s proposal to reduce her contract to 6/7 time.
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Upon motion of Clarke, seconded by Johnson and unanimously carried, to dissolve the wrestling agreement with Cedar Mountain.
Upon motion of Stavnes, seconded by Erickson and unanimously carried, to adjourn at 9:27 p.m.
Alan J. Clarke, Clerk Denise Clarke, Recorder