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Lester Prairie School Board Minutes
MINUTES OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION - April 10, 2003
School District #424, Lester Prairie, MN 55354
A regular meeting of the Board of Education of District #424, Lester Prairie, McLeod County, MN was held on April 10, 2003 in the school media center. The meeting was called to order by Chairperson Fred Blaser at 7:00 p.m. Members present were vice chairperson Chester Hoernemann, clerk Nancy Krull, and director Bob Remer. Treasurer Barry Kyllo, and director Bob Carlson were absent. Staff members present were Dr. James Redfield, Superintendent; Joe Miller, Dean of Students and Pam Lukens, Elementary Principal. Julie Yurek, Winsted-LP Journal was also present.
Vice chairman Hoernemann led the Pledge of Allegiance.
Motion made by Remer, seconded by Blaser to approve the consent agenda as modified, minutes from March 11 and 17 and bills in the amount of $112,208.84. Motion carried.
Dr. Redfield shared information regarding a referendum workshop and an e-mail from TSP.
The board discussed options for budget reductions throughout the District. Enrollment data for this year and projections for the next two years were also reviewed. No action was taken regarding reductions. The administration was to gather input from the elementary staff regarding reductions.
Krull moved and Remer seconded a motion to hire Sonja Johnson as a long-term substitute. Motion carried.
Topics for the regular April meeting include school calendar, budget and grant updates.
The meeting adjourned at 9:00 p.m.
Nancy Krull, Clerk