1/12/2021 RPS School Board Meeting Preview

The next School Board meeting(s) are Tuesday, January 12 beginning at 5:00 pm. Full agendas below.


At 5:00pm, the Board will have a Study Session with two budget and finance items:

▶7.01 Five-Year General Fund Financial Forecast – Information

▶7.02 Budget Planning for 2021-2022 - Information


The Board will get a report on the District's financial status and projections for revenue and expenditures for the next 5 years and hear about potential expenditure reductions that will be required for the 2021-22 year and beyond. The Board will also learn about the inputs to budget planning for the 2021-22 year and discuss options for determining expenditure reductions and revenue enhancements.


Immediately following the Study Session, the Board will have a Reconvened Regular Session to complete agenda items that were moved from the January 5 meeting:


▶5.01 Ad Hoc Calendar Committee - Briefing

▶5.02 Approval of Revisions to the Policies and Procedures Manual - Briefing

▶5.03 Amendment to Resolution Adopted 11/17/20: Bell Time Study


A reminder on what the status of each agenda item means:

✅Consent Agenda - the Board is being asked to take action/vote on this item at this meeting.

✅Information - the Board is receiving information; no Board action/vote will be taken.

✅Briefing - the Board is being asked to take action/vote on this item - it could be moved to Action at this or a later meeting.

✅Action - the Board is being asked to take action/vote on this item at this meeting.


The meeting will be "virtual" - watch online at www.youtube.com/ISD535.

If anyone would like to make a public comment to the Board, please email your comments to Mechelle Severson meseverson@rochester.k12.mn.us by 3:00 PM on Tuesday, and please include your name, address, and phone number as per our normal public comment procedure.



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