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July 19, 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 held on 06-21-2021.
Recommend approval of the minutes from the meetings.
Attachments: (1)
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 $2,992,138.88 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. John Clark Elementary-4th Grade teacher: Megan Hoisington
5.D.2. ROCORI High Schools-Special Education teacher: Brent Benson
Attachments: (2)
5.D.3. ROCORI High School-Science teacher: Logan Weis
Attachments: (2)
5.E. RESIGNATIONS-RETIREMENTS
5.E.1. Resignation-ROCORI Middle School-Math teacher: Ken Anderson effective immediately
5.E.2. Retirement-ROCORI Secondary-Custodian: Sandy Jost effective July 6, 2021
5.E.3. Resignation-ROCORI Secondary-Special Education teacher: Larry Syverson effective immediately
5.E.4. Resignation-ROCORI Secondary Principal: Nate Guetter 
5.F. RETIREMENT-REHIREMENT CONTRACT
5.F.1. ROCORI Middle School teacher-Music teacher FTE 0.40 RMS 0.20 Parochial: Stephanie Randolph effective for the 2021-2022 school year.
Attachments: (1)
5.F.2. ROCORI High School-FACS teacher FTE 0.333: Bonnie White effective for the 2021-2022 school year.
Attachments: (1)
5.G. MEDICAL LEAVE OF ABSENCE REQUEST
Recommendation: Approve the absence as presented.
5.G.1. ROCORI Secondary-Math teacher: Brittany Herrig from October 16, 2021 through January 7, 2022. An anticipated return date of January 10, 2022.
5.G.2. Cold Spring Elementary-5th grade teacher: Belinda Walsh from August 30, 2021 through January 2, 2022. An anticipated return date of January 3, 2022 with parttime work. Planning to be at fulltime hours on January 31, 2022.
5.G.3. Cold Spring Elementary-Administrative Assistant: Loraine Ashfeld effective July 23, 2021 through approximately August 20, 2021.
5.H. ROCORI SUMMER SCHOOL STAFF
The following employees have been hired for the Summer School program held at Cold Spring Elementary.
Recommendation: Approve the summer school hires
Attachments: (1)
5.I. ANNUAL POLICY REVIEW
The following policies are required to be annually reviewed by the school board. There are no major changes since their last approval July 2020.
Description:  The following policies are required to be annually reviewed by the school board. There are no major changes since their last approval on 06-24-2019 and 08-26-2019.
5.I.1. 6-5: Family Leave Policy
Attachments: (1)
5.I.2. 7-8: Internet Acceptable Use
Attachments: (1)
5.I.3. 9-21 Mandated Reporting of Child Neglect or Physical or Sexual Abuse
Attachments: (1)
5.I.4. 9-22 Mandated Reporting of Maltreatment of Vulnerable Adults
5.J. LUNCH PRICES
Director of Food Services Barker shared her proposal for an increase in meal prices for the 2021-2022  school year.
Recommendation:  Approve the increase in lunch prices for the 2021-2022 school year as proposed.
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. IDENTIFIED OFFICIAL WITH AUTHORITY
The Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) requires that school districts annually designate an Identified Official with Authority to comply with State Access Control Security Standard 1.0 which states that all user access rights to Minnesota state systems must be reviewed and re-certified at least annually. The Identified Official with Authority will assign job duties and authorize external user’s access to MDE secure systems for their local education agency (LEA). The Superintendent recommends the Board authorize Brad Kelvington to act as the Identified Official with Authority (IOwA), and Beth Bertram to be the IOWA to add and remove name only, for ROCORI Public School District 0750-01
Recommendation: Approve Superintendent Brad Kelvington as the IOwA, add Beth Bertram to add and remove name only
Presenter:  Brad Kelvington
Description:  The Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) requires that school districts annually designate an Identified Official with Authority to comply with State Access Control Security Standard 1.0 which states that all user access rights to Minnesota state systems must be reviewed and re-certified at least annually. The Identified Official with Authority will assign job duties and authorize external user’s access to MDE secure systems for their local education agency (LEA). The Superintendent recommends the Board authorize Brad Kelvington to act as the Identified Official with Authority (IOwA), and Beth Bertram to be the IOwA to add and remove name only, for ROCORI Public School District 0750-0
Recommendation: Approve Superintendent Brad Kelvington as the IOwA, add Beth Bertram to add and remove name only
6.B. ST BONIFACE REQUEST
A request for the use of school grounds for the St. Boniface Parish Festival to be held on Saturday August 21, and Sunday August 22, 2021 has been received.   
Recommend formal approval of the request.
Attachments: (1)
6.C. DISTRICT GOALS 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. LEGISLATIVE UPDATE
Presenter:  Lisa Demuth
7.B. EQUITY INCLUSIVE ACTION UPDATE
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. BUDGET COMPARISON REPORT JUNE 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)
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)
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. ADJOURNMENT TO CLOSED SESSION
Description:  It is recommended that the School Board adjourn to a closed session.
The School Board will close the meeting pursuant to Minn. Stat. § 13D.05, subd. 2(a)(3) (discussion of private educational data under Minn. Stat. § 13.32) and Minn. Stat. § 13D.05, subd. 3(b) (attorney-client privilege) to discuss a pending special education dispute.
Presenter:  Jason Wesenberg
11. ADJOURN THE REGULAR MEETING
The school board will now reopen the regular board meeting, and adjourn. 
Presenter:  Wesenberg, Board Chair
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