School Board Minutes

Red Rock Central District 2884

Monday, June 15, 2015


The regular monthly meeting of the Board of Education, District No. 2884 was held in the Board Room in Lamberton on Monday, June 15, 2015.  Members present were: Clarke, Hansen, Kelsey, Rasmussen, Rogotzke, and Stavnes. Member absent: Bierl. Others in attendance: Superintendent Olson, Doreen Kronback and Joe Dietl.

Chairman Rogotzke called the meeting to order at 5:05 p.m.

The Pledge of Allegiance was recited. 

A tour of the Auditorium flooring project was given by Superintendent Olson.

Upon motion of Clarke, seconded by Rasmussen, and unanimously carried to approve the Agenda, May 20, 2015 Board Minutes and Treasurer’s report as presented.

Superintendent Olson reported the following: There will be funds left after completing the Auditorium floor project, it has been suggested to use the funds to purchase computers for the Performing Arts staff as they work with the Auditorium technical equipment; State sales tax refund of $5,640.87 was received, requested $6,007.99; Received bids from two of three Auditing firms, Schlenner Wenner and Co - $12,650.00 and Hoffman Brobst $14,300.00, not recommending any change until more exploration has been completed; Presented the Bollig Inc. Gym Storage Addition Preliminary Design Report, no pricing was included on the report; Bus Transportation Proposals were presented from Superior Transportation Services and 4.0 School Services, no changes recommended; High Deductible Health Insurance policy of $6350.00 has been offered to staff, 4 families and 2 singles have chosen this option; Daycare provider no longer interested in renting a room for Daycare; Special Education opening update, two interviewed, contract offered, waiting for response; No update on Negotiations at this time; Rasmussen, Hansen and Superintendent Olson met with Jeffers City Council to discuss the District’s 1-5yr plan for the Jeffers Building, Council appreciated the information and discussion, Council expressed concern about proper use of the taxpayers money; Toured the DeMartini Building as a potential building for RRC District, pricing for the use is more than the district can expend; Janitor position was offered and declined by applicant, Isaac Jenniges is helping this summer, Cook applicant may be interested in part-time Janitor work; Will have a Line of Credit from the First Security Bank instead of Aid Anticipation Loan; MSBA Phase 1 and 2 training is being held August 4, at 8:00 am to 4:30 pm at Brooklyn Park; Rick Peterreins would like to use the school Shop for a repair business, he would pay insurance of $1200.00 and rent of $400.00 per month - the District would pay the increased tax assessment of $1,300.00 per year and there is a conflict with the August Board meeting date.

The August Regular Monthly Board meeting will be held on Monday, August 24, 2015 at 7:30 p.m.

Upon motion of Clarke, seconded by Hanson and unanimously carried, to approve all claims for payment in the amount of $99,217.87.  Receipts were $941,615.31. 

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Upon motion of Rasmussen, seconded by Stavnes and unanimously carried, to approve the District 2884, Red Rock Central Elementary Public School Local Literacy Plan for the 2015 – 2016 school year.

Upon motion of Clarke, seconded by Kelsey and unanimously carried, to approve the Q Comp Annual Report for 2014 -2015 school year.

Driver’s Training salary was discussed. Should be included in negotiations process.  No action was taken.

The first reading of the Special Education Workload Policy was presented.

Upon motion of Rasmussen, seconded by Hansen and unanimously carried, to approve the Red Rock Central District Preliminary Budget for the 2015-2016 school year with revenue of $5,214,535.00 and estimated expenditures of $5,217,864.00.

Upon motion of Kelsey, seconded by Clarke and unanimously carried, to approve the three year maintenance contract with Johnson Controls with payments: year 1 $37,782.00, year 2 $34,765.00 and year 3 $35,820.00.

Upon motion of Clarke, seconded by Stavnes and unanimously carried, to approve the revised 2015-2016 school year calendar with starting date September 1, 2015 and an ending date of May 25, 2016.

The first reading of changes to the Eligibility Regulations of Red Rock Central High School Policy was presented.

Upon motion of Clarke, seconded by Kelsey and unanimously carried, to approve membership in the MREA for 2015-2016 at a cost of $1508.00.

The following items were discussed: What is the next step in long term planning? Superintendent was requested to put together a plan showing where grades K-4 could be located in the Lamberton Building.

Upon motion of Clarke, seconded by Stavnes and unanimously carried, to go into closed session at 6:30 p.m. to discuss personnel issues.


The Board came out of closed session at 7:13 p.m. and the meeting was adjourned at 7:14 p.m.


The next regular monthly meeting will held Monday, July 20, 2015 at 5:00 p.m.




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Alan J.  Clarke, Clerk                                                  Doreen Kronback, Reporter