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February 22, 2021 at 6:30 PM - Regular School 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 meeting and Work Session held on 02-08-2021.
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 $4,200,230.94 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-Food Service Department-Lunchroom Monitor: Lori Folwarski
Attachments: (1)
5.D.2. Richmond Elementary School-Paraprofessional: Deborah Notch
Attachments: (1)
5.D.3. District Education Facility-Childcare Aide: Braeden Knapp
Attachments: (1)
5.D.4. Cold Spring Elementary-Paraprofessional: Jodi Schmitt
Attachments: (2)
5.D.5. Buildings and Grounds Department-Maintenance Specialist: Sarah Burg
Attachments: (2)
5.D.6. ROCORI Secondary building-Paraprofessional: Julie Sabo 
Attachments: (2)
5.D.7. ROCORI Secondary building-Paraprofessional: Susan Trautmiller
Attachments: (2)
5.E. RETIREMENTS-RESIGNATIONS
Recommend approval of the following resignations and/or retirements.
5.E.1. Retirement-Buildings and Grounds Department-Cold Spring Elementary Head Custodian: Doris Faber effective April 3, 2021
5.F. POLICY
The following policies are being presented for third and final readings.
Recommendation: Approve the policies as presented.
5.F.1. 8-1: Title 1 Parent Involvement Policy
Attachments: (1)
5.F.2. 8-5: School District Curriculum and Instruction Goals
Attachments: (1)
5.G. FACILITIES AND GROUNDS EQUIPMENT AND REDUCTION REQUEST
Brent Neisinger has requested to sell the equipment attached from the ROCORI High School and Richmond Elementary School. He would like to use K-Bid at our General Rental Site in Cold Spring.
Recommendation: Authorize Brent to sell the equipment as requested.
Attachments: (2)
5.H. APPROVAL TO GO OUT FOR BIDS FOR PARKING LOT IMPROVEMENTS 2021
Request to gain approval to go out for bids fo rthe parking lot improvement plan for the parkng lot between Cold Spring Elementary and the Secondary Building.
Recommendation: Approve the request to go out for bids.
Attachments: (1)
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. REQUEST FOR PROPERTY USE
The Hometown Pride Committee has submitted a letter to request the use of school district property for the car show on Saturday, July 31, 2021
Recommendation: Approve the request for the use of school property on July 31, 2021.
Attachments: (1)
6.B. MSHSL Second Installment Payment for the 2020-2021 school year.
Recommendation: Approve the second installment payment to the MSHSL
Attachments: (1)
6.C. Academic Calendar 2021-2022
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.
7.A.1. 8-2: Balancing Class Sections
Attachments: (1)
7.A.2. 8-3: Class Size Policy
Attachments: (1)
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. Enrollment Update
Attachments: (1)
8.A.2. COVID-19 Update
8.A.3. Legislative 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 JANUARY 2021
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)
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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