School Board Minutes

Red Rock Central District No. 2884

Monday, August 17, 2009


The regular monthly meeting of the Board of Education, District No. 2884, was held in the Board Room in Lamberton on Monday, August 17, 2009.Members present were:Clarke, Derickson, Johnson, Rogotzke, Stavnes, and Westerman.Kelsey was absent.Superintendent Brennan, Joel Sutter of Ehlers & Associates, Deb Altermatt, Denise Clarke, and Joe Dietl 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 Clarke, seconded by Johnson and unanimously carried, to approve the agenda, the minutes of the July 20, 2009 meeting, and the treasurerís report.


Joel Sutter of Ehlers & Associates, Inc. distributed copies of the Aid Anticipation Certificates of Indebtedness to the Board.Piper Jaffray & Co. of Minneapolis, Minnesota was the low bidder at a net interest rate of 1.0633%.Other bidders were Wells Fargo Brokerage Services, LLC of Minneapolis, Minnesota and Oppenheimer & Co. Inc. of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.


Upon motion of Clarke and seconded by Westerman, to adopt the resolution in regard to the $800,000 General Obligation Aid Anticipation Certificates of Indebtedness.Upon roll call vote being taken thereon, the following voted in favor thereof:Stavnes, Johnson, Westerman, Clarke, Rogotzke, and Derickson;

And the following voted against the same:None;

Kelsey was absent;

Whereupon said resolution, having received the affirmative votes of two-thirds of the members, was declared duly passed and adopted.


Upon motion of Clarke, seconded by Johnson and unanimously carried, to pay claims in the amount of $110,333.32.Receipts were $103,982.58.


Upon motion of Rogotzke, seconded by Stavnes and unanimously carried, to accept the resignation, due to retirement, of Rosie Vind and to thank her for her many years of service to the students of the District.


Upon motion of Johnson, seconded by Westerman and unanimously carried, to increase Sheila Rykerís contract from 45% time to full-time as Title I Teacher for the 2009-2010 school year.


Upon motion of Westerman, seconded by Rogotzke and unanimously carried, to approve the contract for Jodi Smith as full-time teacher with a percentage in Special Education and Title I.


Upon motion of Clarke, seconded by Rogotzke and unanimously carried, to increase the Adult Breakfast price from $1.45 to $1.50 and the Adult Lunch price from $2.90 to $3.00 as the State has mandated.



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Paula Derickson submitted her resignation from the Board as of adjournment of this meeting.Board Member Clarke presented Mrs. Derickson with a plaque and thanked her for her years of service to the school district.


Discussion was held regarding levy for health insurance for retirees, appointing new board member, student enrollment for this year, open house, school bus purchase, negotiations with certified staff, plumbing in the Lamberton building, and roofing in the Jeffers building.


The meeting was declared adjourned at 7:57 p.m.



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