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June 21, 2021 at 6:30 PM - Regular Board Meeting

Agenda
1. CALL TO ORDER
Bohnsack, Habben, Hentges, Hesse, Schurman, and Wesenberg. 
Student Members: Anna Hennen, Greta Wesenberg, Jasmine Sieben
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 06-07-2021.
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 $6,920,914.50 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. District Education Facility-Early Childhood teacher: Hannah Carey
Attachments: (2)
5.D.2. Cold Spring Elementary-Special Education teacher: Colin Spooner 
Attachments: (2)
5.E. RETIREMENTS-RESIGNATIONS
Recommend approval of the following resignations and/or retirements.
5.E.1. Resignation-ROCORI High School-Special Education teacher: Regina Magedanz effective June 22, 2021
5.E.2. Resignation-ROCORI High School-Science teacher: Beth Gruebele effective immediately
5.E.3. Resignation-ROCORI District Office-Academic Programs Assistant: Stephanie Sparks effective June 30, 2021.
5.F. MEMBERSHIPS
The School District is a member in long standing with Minnesota School Board Association (MSBA),Resource Training and Solutions, Schools for Equity in Education(SEE), Central MN Educational Research and Development Council (cmERDC), and the Minnesota State High School League (MSHSL).  The invoice for renewal of each of the memberships has been received along with a description of services the district receives or in which the district engages.  The district should continue membership during the 2021-2022 school year.

Recommend approval of Minnesota School Board Association (MSBA), Resource Training and Solutions, Schools for Equity in Education (SEE), Central MN Educational Research and Development Council (cmERDC), and the Minnesota State High School League (MSHSL) memberships for FY22.
Attachments: (2)
5.G. LONG TERM FACILITIES MAINTENANCE PLAN
The District is required to submit the 10 year Long Term Facilities Maintenence (LTFM) Plan to the Minnesota Department of Education each July. Attached are the updated revenue and expenditures projections plan for LTFM. This was presented at the June 7, 2021 board meeting with the budget.
Recommendation: Approve the LTFM 10 year revenue and expenditure projections.
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. RICHMOND RIVER LAKES DAY REQUEST
Richmond River Lake Days committee has submitted a request to use the school grounds for fireworks display on the North side of Richmond Elementary School on July 17, 2021.
Recommendation: Recommend approval of the request
Attachments: (1)
6.B. FY22 BUDGET
The preliminary budget was presented on June 7, 2021.
Recommendation: Approve the preliminary budget.
Presenter:  Beth Bertram
Attachments: (1)
6.C. 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
6.D. SAFE RETURN TO SCHOOL PLAN
Recommendation: Approve the plan as presented
Attachments: (1)
6.E. KNIFE RIVER CHANGE ORDER
Recommendation: Approve the Change order as recommended from the Facilities and Grounds Committee.
Attachments: (1)
6.F. APPROVAL OF PAYMENT TO COLD SPRING BAKERY
Payment to Cold Spring Bakery Check #1865 in the amount of $74.18
Payment to Cold Spring Bakery Check #106351 in the amount of $34.23
Recommend approval of the payment to Cold Spring Bakery
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. EQUITY INCLUSIVE ACTION UPDATE
7.B. DISTRICT GOALS 2021-2022
Attachments: (1)
8. ADMINISTRATIVE AND BOARD REPORTS
Attachments: (2)
8.A. SUPERINTENDENT REPORT
The Superintendent will make his report about ROCORI Public Schools.
Presenter:  Brad Kelvington
8.A.1. End of Year Report and Thank you
8.A.2. MSHSL Guidelines Update
Presenter:  Brad Kelvington
8.A.3. Legislative Update
8.A.4. Enrollment Update
Attachments: (1)
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 MAY 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.
Attachments: (1)
10. ADJOURN
Presenter:  Wesenberg, Board Chair
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