School District 883
(Official Publication)
Rockford Board of Education
Summary Minutes
from the April 21, 2014 Regular Board Meeting
The school board met in regular session on Monday, April 21, 2014, at 6:30 pm in the school board room. The following items may be of interest:
The Board recognized John Engel, Darren Eliason, McKenzie Raymond, Olivia Johnson, Jordan Bongaarts, Josh Shaikoski, Jennifer Piehl, Jen Stoa, and Noelle Day.
The Board approved the minutes from the March 17, 2014 regular meeting, staffing changes, bills totaling $1,449,512.51, open enrollments, donations, Internship agreement with MN State University-Mankato, Affiliation Agreement with University of North Dakota-Grand Forks and the Wright County SHIP Grant.
The Board received reports from Principals Brenda Petersmeyer, Ryan Jensen, and Amy Denneson, Transition Coordinator Lorene Force and Activities Director Dan Pratt.
The Board also received reports and updates from Superintendent Paul Durand and Business Manager Sandy Strozyk.
Early Childhood Programs Coordinator Tiffany Reinhard gave an overview of the Launching Pad Preschool and School Readiness programs and proposed changes for the 2014-15 school year.
The Board approved 2014-15 Preschool/School Readiness Program as presented.
The Board discussed the property lease agreement with the City of Corcoran.
The Board appointed Abrahamson and Tryon for the Star Awards Committee.
The Board approved the revised 2013-14 Budget as presented.
The Board approved the proposed 2014-15 Preliminary Budget as presented.
The Board approved the revised Achievement and Integration Plan (July 1, 2014 June 30, 2017) as presented.
The Board approved the audit proposal for fiscal year ending June 30, 2014 from Clifton Larsen Allen as presented.
The Board heard an update on the bond projects.
The Board approved updates on the following policies–406 Public and Private Personnel Data; 414 Mandated Reporting of Child Neglect or Physical or Sexual Abuse; and 550R Kindergarten Early Admission.
The Board held a first reading on the following policies– 707 Transportation of Public School Students; 709 Student Transportation Safety Policy; 710 Extracurricular Transportation; 524 Internet Acceptable Use and Safety Policy Form (for students); 708 Transportation of Nonpublic School Students; 713 Student Activity Accounting; 904 Distribution of Materials by Nonschool Persons; 906 Community Notification of Predatory Offenders
Heard reports from individual board members on their committee assignments.
There will be a work session on Monday, May 5, 2014 at 6:30 pm in the board room.
The next regular meeting is scheduled for Monday, May 19, 2014, at 6:30 pm in the school board room.
This is a summary of the minutes from this meeting as per MN Statute 123B.09, subd. 10. Official Rockford School Board minutes are posted on the districts website at www.rockford.k12.mn.us after they are approved by the school board at the next regular meeting. If you would like a hard copy of the official minutes, please contact the Rockford Area Schools District Office at 763-477-9165 or mail your request to the district office at 6051 Ash Street, Rockford MN 55373.

5/29/14, 3NCT, April 21 Reg Min, 225883

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