School Board Minutes
Red Rock Central District No. 2884
Monday, July 21, 2008
The regular monthly meeting of the Board of Education, District No. 2884, was held in the elementary school library in Jeffers on Monday, July 21, 2008. Members present were: Clarke, Derickson, Kelsey, Rogotzke, and Westerman. Myers and Moldan were tardy. Superintendent Brennan, Grant Goeman, Paul and Jeanette Mattison, Derek and Kristi Stevenson, and Denise Clarke were also in attendance.
Chairman Derickson called the meeting to order at 7:30 p.m.
The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.
Upon motion of Rogotzke, seconded by Kelsey and unanimously carried, to approve the agenda as amended, the minutes of the June 16, 2008 meeting, and the treasurer’s report.
Grant Goeman addressed the subject of the Speech program being cut. He asked that the Board consider reinstating the Speech program or look into other options such as pairing and sharing with another school District. Chairman Derickson and the Board thanked Mr. Goeman for his comments.
Paul and Jeanette Mattison and Kristi Stevenson spoke to the Board regarding the Gymnastics program. They are in support of the program and would like to see it continue. Chairman Derickson and the Board thanked all of the speakers for coming and voicing their concerns.
Upon motion of Clarke, seconded by Myers and unanimously carried, to pay claims in the amount of $41,887.83. Receipts were $282,339.83.
Upon motion of Rogotzke, seconded by Kelsey and unanimously carried, to approve the July 1, 2008 – June 30, 2010 contract with the Red Rock Central Educational Support Personnel Association as written.
Upon motion of Clarke, seconded by Moldan and unanimously carried, to accept the resignation of Donna Larson as High School Instrumental Instructor and to thank her for her years of service to the District.
Upon motion of Clarke, seconded by Rogotzke and unanimously carried to award the following bids for Dairy, Bread, and Petroleum for the 2008-09 school year as follows:
Dairy – Escalator Bid to Land O Lakes – Dean Foods
Half pint 2% .212
Half pint Skim .197
Half pint Chocolate Skim .199
Bread – Tyler Wholesale
1 ˝# Family Choice White Bread 1.20/loaf
1 ˝# Family Choice Split Top Wheat Bread 1.30/loaf
1 ˝# Lakeland White Sandwich Bread 1.20/loaf
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4” Hamburger Buns, 30 ct. 2.90/pkg.
Footlong Hot Dog Buns, 6 ct. 1.70/pkg.
Petroleum bids are as follows:
Lamberton Amoco/BP Handi-Mart
5 cents per gallon discount from the posted pump price on date of purchase
Meadowland Farmers Coop
2 cents per gallon discount from the posted pump price on date of purchase
Farmers Coop Oil Assn – Jeffers
8 cents per gallon discount from the posted pump price on all products offered at card troll station.
Upon motion of Kelsey, seconded by Westerman and unanimously carried, to set the prices for the School Lunch Program for the 2008-09 school year as follows:
Hot Lunch Lamberton Bldg: Lunch $1.90; Breakfast $1.00; Adult Lunch $2.90; Adult Breakfast $1.45. Extra milk $0.35. Hot Lunch Jeffers Bldg: Lunch $1.70; Breakfast $1.00; Adult Lunch $2.90; Adult Breakfast $1.45; Extra milk $0.35.
Upon motion of Myers, seconded by Clarke and unanimously carried, to set the fees and prices for Drivers Ed, Athletics, Speech and Drama, and Instrument Rental for the 2008-09 school year as follows:
Driver Education: $300.00 for District residents; $350.00 for Non-residents. Athletic Event Admission: Adult $5.00; Student K-12 $3.00. Athletic Season Pass: Adult $45.00; Grades 7-12 $25.00; Grades K-6 $20.00; Family Max. $100.00. Athletic Participation Fees: Grades 7-8 $15.00 per activity; Grades 9-12 $30.00 first activity; Grades 9-12 $20.00 second activity; Grades 9-12 $15.00 third activity; Family Max. $100.00. Speech/Drama Fee: High School $15.00 per activity; Family Max. $50.00. Instrument Rent: Grades 7-12 $50.00; Grades 7-12 percussion $25.00; Elementary $30.00; Elementary percussion $15.00.
Upon motion of Myers and seconded by Moldan to adopt the attached resolution in regard to the $650,000 General Obligation Aid Anticipation Certificates of Indebtedness. Upon roll call vote being taken thereon, the following voted in favor thereof: Moldan, Myers, Westerman, Rogotzke, Kelsey, Clarke, and Derickson;
And the following voted against the same: None.
Whereupon said resolution, having received the affirmative votes of two-thirds of the members, was declared duly passed and adopted.
Upon motion of Kelsey, seconded by Westerman and unanimously carried, to set the Truth in Taxation Meeting for Tuesday, December 2, 2008 at 7:00 p.m. at the High School Board Room in Lamberton. If need be, a continuation meeting will be held on Monday, December 15, 2008 at 6:30 p.m. at the High School Board Room in Lamberton. The Board will hold the Levy Adoption during the regular meeting on December 15, 2008 at 8:00 p.m. in Lamberton following the music concert.
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Upon motion of Clarke, seconded by Kelsey and unanimously carried, to approve the Q-Comp Annual Report as written.
Upon motion of Myers, seconded by Westerman and unanimously carried, to accept the Health and Safety Plan, Attachment 99, and to direct Superintendent Brennan to submit it to the State Department as written.
Board Member Moldan reported that he attended a Redwood County Collaberative meeting at which the budget was approved.
Discussion was held regarding the sale of land, cuts outside the classroom, and the possibility of setting up a foundation.
The meeting was adjourned at 9:35 p.m.
Alan J. Clarke, Clerk Denise Clarke, Recorder