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Regular Board Meeting
Independent School District No 561
June 28, 2022
Community Center
The school board of Independent School District #561 met in regular session on Tuesday, June 28th at 8:00 p.m. in the community center. The following members were present: John Lovly, Tim Hruby, Stacy Anderson, Joe Rubischko, Neil Jensen and Leah Bothum. Absent: None. Also present: Superintendent Loberg, Principal Carlson, Business Manager Kelsie Steiger-Krein, and GEA representative Brandon Bakken.
The meeting was called to order at 8:00 p.m. by Lovly, The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.
A motion was made by Hruby, seconded by Anderson to approve the June 28th, 2022 agenda as presented. Motion carried unanimously.
ICS provided the board with a presentation (see report #1.3 attached to the official board minutes). Little discussion on future plans and projects was held after the presentation.
A motion was made by Bothum, seconded by Jensen to approve the minutes of the May 17, 2022 regular meeting as presented. Motion carried unanimously.
A motion was made by Anderson, seconded by Hruby to approve the payment checks #43999-44107 and wire payments as listed in report #3.1 A & B. Motion carried unanimously.
A motion was made by Jensen, seconded by Lovly to approve the final 2021-2022 revenue budget as follows: General fund $4,449,580; Food Services $231,850; Community Service $83,155; Trust/Agency $10,000; Student Activities $43,550, Total $4,818,135, and the final 2021-2022 expenditure budgets as follows: General Fund $4,784,567; Food Services $283,859, Community Service $149,732, Trust/Agency $12,000; Student Activities $73,501, Total $5,303,650. Motion carried unanimously.
A motion was made by Rubischko, seconded by Hruby to approve the tentative 2022-2023 revenue budget as follows: General $4,131,140; Food Services; $137,850; Community Service $87,154; Trust/Agency $10,000; $48,400 Student Activities, Total $4,414,544, and the final 2022-2023 expenditure budgets as follows: General $4,184,952; Food Service $188,350; Community Service $107,530; Trust/Agency $12,000; Student Activities $48,350, Total $4,541,182. Motion carried unanimously.
Financial reports were reviewed. Superintendent Loberg reported the district shows an investment balance of $1,771,098.11 on May 31, 2022. (see reports #3.2-3.6 attached to the official board minutes).
Patron Concerns: None.
Student Council Report: None.
Goodridge Education Association Report: Brandon Bakken updated the board that he is currently working towards an additional teaching licensure in FACS.
Classified Staff Report: None. Instructional Reports: None.
Old Business: Superintendent Loberg updated the board on the status of the summer building projects.
New Business: A motion was made by Bothum, seconded by Hruby to approve audit transfers between funds in the best interest of the district. Motion carried unanimously.
A motion was made by Lovly, seconded by Jensen to approve the transferring inactive activity account funds to the general fund. Motion carried unanimously.
A motion was made by Rubischko, seconded by Anderson to approve the 2023-2033 long term facilities maintenance 10 year plan. Motion carried unanimously.
A motion was made by Hruby, seconded by Jensen to approve the Classroom Engagement Model Joint Powers Agreement with MDE as presented in report #8.4(see report #8.4) Motion carried unanimously.
Personnel: A motion was made by Rubischko, seconded by Bothum to approve the resignation of Jackie Lunsetter, Para(see report and resolution #9.1). Motion carried unanimously.
A motion was made by Anderson, seconded by Jensen to approve the resignation of Justyne Klasen, JH Girls
Basketball and Volleyball Coach. Motion carried unanimously.
A motion was made by Hruby, seconded by Bothum to approve the resignation of Karlee McMillin, JH Girls Volleyball Coach. Motion carried unanimously.
A motion was made by Rubischko, seconded by Lovly to approve the hire of Brandon Bakken, JH Girls Basketball Coach. Motion carried unanimously.
A motion was made by Jensen, seconded by Bothum to approve the hire of Liberty Johnson, JH Volleyball Coach. Motion carried.
A motion was made by Anderson, seconded by Lovy to approve the hire of Megan Larson, JH Volleyball Coach. Motion carried.
Donations: A motion was made by Anderson, seconded by Jensen to accept the donations as listed in report #10.1. Motion carried/failed.
Trustee Reports: Member Hruby reported on the recent NWRIC meeting.
Open Forum: Lovly thanked the board and aadministration for all the support they have for the school and community.
Administrative Reports: Principal Carlson reported on Charger Academy and the Student Handbook changes. Superintendent Loberg reported on the ESSER Funds, American Indian Parent Advisory Committee, Community Ed Updates, Transportation Update, 2022 School Board Election, and the Frontline Worker Pay.
The next regular meeting was set for Tuesday July 19, 2022 at 8:00 p.m. The board went into a closed session to discuss classified and administrative negotiations.
The meeting was reopened and adjourned at 10:43 p.m.
Attest: John Lovly, Chairperson
Stacy Anderson, Clerk