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January 25, 2021 at 6:30 PM - Regular Board Meeting

Agenda
1. CALL TO ORDER
Bohnsack, Habben, Hentges, Hesse, Schurman, and Wesenberg. 
Student Members: Emily Haus
Presenter:  Wesenberg, Board Chair
Attachments: (2)
2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
The School Board Chair will lead the school board and attendees in the Pledge of Allegiance.
Presenter:  Wesenberg, Board Chair
Attachments: (1)
3. APPROVAL OF AGENDA
Board action to approve the agenda for the meeting is expected.
Presenter:  Wesenberg, Board Chair
4. COMMENTS AND REQUESTS FROM VISITORS
The agenda is open to visitors of the meeting to offer comments to and/or requests of the school board. The comments and requests should follow the adopted district guidelines which are printed and available at the meeting.  As a general rule, items introduced in the opportunity for comments and requests do not receive action from the School Board, but are taken under advisement or consideration for future action.
Presenter:  Wesenberg, Board Chair
5. CONSENT ITEMS
Action is requested on the following items of the consent agenda. Consent agenda items are typically adopted without discussion of the individual items because they are routine or ordinary in action.  Any consent agenda item may be removed for further discussion and deliberation by any member of the board.
Presenter:  Wesenberg, Board Chair
5.A. APPROVAL OF MINUTES
The minutes from the Regular meetings held on 12-14-2020 and 01-04-2021. 
Recommend approval of the minutes from the meetings.
Attachments: (2)
5.B. APPROVAL OF BILLS
Treasurer Bohnsack will have been at the school site to review bills, ask questions, and confirm information prior to the meeting.
Recommendation is to approve the bill payment of $10,002,142.02 subject to any adjustments or direction offered by the Treasurer.
Attachments: (1)
5.C. TREASURER REPORT
Treasurer Bohnsack will have reviewed financial information for the board. This information is included in the Treasurer's Report.
Attachments: (1)
5.D. EMPLOYMENT
Recommend approval of the assignment as outlined.
5.D.1. ROCORI Secondary Building-Paraprofessional: Barb Golombecki
Attachments: (2)
5.D.2. ROCORI Secondary Building-Paraprofessional: Kaylee Hedberg voluntary reduction in hours
Attachments: (1)
5.D.3. ROCORI High School Online Program-Online teacher: Julie Woods adding 0.25FTE for trimester two for the 2020-2021 school year. 
5.D.4. ROCORI High School Online Program-Online teacher: Derek Ruff adding 0.25FTE for trimester two for the 2020-2021 school year. 
Attachments: (1)
5.D.5. ROCORI High School Online Program-Online teacher: Alex Najokas adding 0.125FTE for trimster two for the 2020-2021 school year.
5.D.6. ROCORI High School Online Program-Online teacher: Ellie Walz adding 0.125FTE for trimester two of the 2020-2021 school year. 
Attachments: (1)
5.D.7. Technology Department-Permanent Technology Assistant: Tony Studer
Attachments: (1)
5.D.8. Cold Spring Elementary-Paraprofessional: Chelsea Schroeder
Attachments: (2)
5.D.9. ROCORI Activities Department-Middle School Wrestling Coach: Greg Spanier
Attachments: (1)
5.D.10. Facilities and Ground Department-ROCORI High School Cleaner: Keith Kloos
Attachments: (2)
5.D.11. Cold Spring Elementary-Paraprofessional: Samantha Widmer
Attachments: (2)
5.D.12. ROCORI Secondary Building-Paraprofessional: Heather Wehlage
Attachments: (2)
5.D.13. Cold Spring Elementary-Paraprofessional: Amy Zabinski
Attachments: (2)
5.E. RETIREMENTS-RESIGNATIONS
Recommend approval of the following resignations and/or retirements.
5.E.1. Resignation-English Learner Coordinator and Teacher: Gwen Anderson effective January 31, 2021
5.E.2. Retirement-Richmond Elementary School-Paraprofessional: Patricia Janssen effective February 11, 2021.
5.F. POLICY
The following policies are being presented for third and final readings.
Recommendation: Approve the policies as presented.
5.F.1. 6-1:  Attendance at Professional Meetings
Attachments: (1)
5.F.2. 6-7: Employee Drug and Alcohol Offenses
Attachments: (1)
5.F.3. 6-8: Equal Employment Opportunities
Attachments: (1)
5.F.4. 6-9: Employment of Staff Policy
Attachments: (1)
5.F.5. 6-10: Leaves of Absence, Unpaid
Attachments: (1)
5.G. LEAVE OF ABSENCE REQUEST
Recommendation: Approve the leave of absence as presented.
5.G.1. ROCORI High School-English teacher: Linda Liebl requesting a one-year leave for the 2021-2022 school year. 
6. ACTION  ITEMS
Action items receive individual attention because of the nature of the issues, the need to discuss or review the information prior to taking action, or the specific kind of action required for the item.
6.A. APPROVAL OF PAYMENT TO COLD SPRING BAKERY
Payment to Cold Spring Bakery Check #105290 in the amount of $451.90.
Recommend approval of the payment to Cold Spring Bakery
6.B. REVISED BUDGET 2020-2021
The revised budget was presented at the last board meeting.
Recommendation: Approve the revised budget as it was presented.
Presenter:  Beth Bertram
Attachments: (1)
6.C. RESOLUTION DIRECTING ADMINISTRATION
As the district begins the budget process for Fiscal Year 2022, one of the first steps is to adopt a resolution directing the superintendent to make recommendations regarding reductions and/or changes to district programs. The resolution is typically adopted with the idea that it begins the budget development process and because it may be necessary to make reductions or changes in programs as the process moves forward.  
Recommend adoption of the resolution.
Presenter:  Brad Kelvington
Attachments: (1)
6.D. RESOLUTION TO ACCEPT A DONATION
Be It Resolved, by the School Board of ISD 750, ROCORI, as follows, that the following donation be accepted with gratitude: Thank you to all the organizations and individuals for their donations. 
The school district appreciates your generosity and continued support. 
Recommend adoption of the resolution to accept the donation
Presenter:  Wesenberg, Board Chair
Attachments: (1)
7. DISCUSSION ITEMS
Discussion items receive individual attention because of the nature of the issues and the need for introductory or other discussion in order to review the information prior to taking action.  This is also the agenda location for items which simply need school board review, but no formal action on the item is required.  Discussion items will typically return to the agenda at a future point for more specific action.
7.A. POLICY
The following policies are being presented for second readings. No formal action is expected.
Presenter:  Jason Wesenberg
7.A.1. 6-11: Public Data Requests
Attachments: (1)
7.A.2. 6-13: Workload limits for Certain Special Education Teachers
Attachments: (1)
7.A.3. 6-14: License Status
Attachments: (1)
7.B. POLICY
The following policies are being presented for first readings. No formal action is expected.
7.B.1. 8-1: Title 1 Parent Involvement Policy
Attachments: (1)
7.B.2. 8-5: School District Curriculum and Instruction Goals
Attachments: (1)
7.C. Enrollment for 2021-2022 School Year
The attached resolution was for the 2020-2021 school year only. 
Attachments: (2)
8. ADMINISTRATIVE AND BOARD REPORTS
8.A. SUPERINTENDENT REPORT
The Superintendent will make his report about ROCORI Public Schools.
Presenter:  Brad Kelvington
8.A.1. COVID-19 Update
8.B. BOARD COMMITTEE AND REPRESENTATIVE REPORTS
Board members will report on activities within their portfolio of committee and representative assignments.
Presenter:  Board Members
Description:  Board members will report on activities within their portfolio of committee and representative assignments.
Attachments: (2)
8.C. BUDGET COMPARISON REPORT DECEMBER 2020
The business office provides an update of district expenditures and revenues through the Budget Comparison report. The report is intended to provide a financial picture of the district in a couple ways. One is to compare current year expenditures to the previous year. The second is to simply give a report on the current financial status. In addition to the report, special items of note are highlighted in the explanations offered. This report does not require formal action but is provided as an informational item.
Presenter:  Beth Bertram
Attachments: (1)
8.D. Mid-Year Superintendent Evaluation Report
Presenter:  Jason Wesenberg
Attachments: (1)
9. UPCOMING EVENTS AND ACTIVITIES
A calendar of upcoming issues of concern to the school board is included as part of the agenda.
NOTE: School Board Meetings have been relocated to the District Education Facility Commons Area starting September 28, 2020 for the 2020-2021 school year.
Attachments: (1)
10. ADJOURN
Presenter:  Wesenberg, Board Chair
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