School Board Minutes

Red Rock Central District 2884

Monday, August 24, 2015


The regular monthly meeting of the Board of Education, District No. 2884 was held in the Board Room in Lamberton on Monday, August 24, 2015.  Members present were: Clarke, Hansen, Rasmussen, Rogotzke, and Stavnes. Members absent: Bierl and Kelsey. Others in attendance: Superintendent Olson, Doreen Kronback, Joe Dietl, Derek Stevenson, Emily Scheffler, Kent and Leah Teveldal.


Chairman Rogotzke called the meeting to order at 7:30 p.m.


The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.


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


Derek Stevenson, Kent and Leah Teveldal and Emily Scheffler were present to express their concern about the Volleyball program.


Superintendent Olson reported the following: Gavin Mattison will replace some plants and add additional rock to the landscape in front of the Lamberton building at a cost of $1,520.00; Working with local contractor and architect to find a design for the Gym Storage Area Project within building guidelines; Received a Monsanto Grant in the amount of $10,000.00  for the purchase of Science Department equipment, Leonard Runck and Paula Derickson applied for the grant, the money will be presented to the District at a Volleyball game; Baseball Scoreboard was purchased and installed with donated funds from: Meadowland Co-op, Land O Lakes, John Valentin, Jeff and Michelle Pankonin, Highwater Ethanol, Poet of Bingham Lake, Sanborn Community Development, Straightline of Sanborn, Anderson Electric, Lamberton Concrete, Harley Johnson Construction, Westbrook Ag Power, Staples Oil Co and Prairie Plans; Aid Anticipation will be paid back by September 11, 2015; District owns half of the property the Storden bus garage is on and the city the other half, the District owns the tree line along the back of the former school building lot, contacting the city of Storden to swap half of the bus garage property for the tree line property; Fitness Center door has been replaced; Lamberton building needs additional janitorial help, will offer part time to Janiece Huls; and enrollment up this year, final figures in September.


Upon motion of Rasmussen, seconded by Hansen and unanimously carried, to approve all claims for payment in the amount of $63,077.41.  Receipts were $407,823.17. 


Upon motion of Clarke, seconded by Stavnes and unanimously carried, to approve hiring Doug Moody as a bus driver for the District.


Upon motion of Hansen, seconded by Stavnes and unanimously carried, to set the Truth and Taxation meeting for December 21, 2015 at 6:00 p.m.


Upon motion of Clarke, seconded by Rasmussen and unanimously carried, to adopt the following resolution; Pending the ratification vote of the Red Rock Central Education Association, the Board of Education of Red Rock Central, approves the contract for the

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2015 – 2017 school years. If a negative vote is taken by the Education Association, this motion and its approval will be null and void. Members voting in favor: Clarke, Rasmussen, Hansen, Stavnes and Rogotzke. Those against: None. Members absent: Bierl and Kelsey


Upon motion of Clarke, seconded by Rasmussen and unanimously carried, to approve the Driver’s Education Trainer wages for 2015 – 2016 at $20.40 per hour and 2016 – 2017 at $20.80 per hour.


Other items discussed: Superintendent Olson was directed to put together a logistic plan for the Lamberton Building to include the Jeffers Elementary students at Lamberton, the cost to keep the Jeffers building open without students; cost savings of closing a building, time frame for public meetings; Superintendent is to meet with Athletic Director and coaches about the Volleyball program; Rick Peterreins was given an additional hour of noon duty; and the Gymnasium bathroom update, auto flush toilets to be installed, air vents cleaned, stall dividers replaced and walls scrubbed.


Upon motion of Stavnes, seconded by Rasmussen and unanimously carried, to adjourn the meeting at 8:50 p.m.


The next regular monthly meeting will held Monday, September 21, 2015 at 7:30 p.m. 






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Alan J.  Clarke, Clerk                                      Doreen Kronback, Reporter