4/27/21 School Board Meeting Preview

The next School Board meeting is Tuesday, April 27 beginning at 5:30 pm.

The School Board will be meeting in person. In accordance with Minnesota Statute 13D.021, members of the public are not permitted to attend in-person and watch this meeting due to the current health pandemic. Individuals may watch the meeting online at www.youtube.com/isd535


However, in-person public comments will be held beginning at 5:30 for 30 minutes. Members of the public are permitted to enter the School Board room to address the Board in person. Important Details: If you wish to address the School Board, it is recommended that you call the Superintendent’s Office at (507) 328-4256 before 3 pm. on the day of the meeting. You will be asked to provide your name and home address, as well as the topic of your comments.

Full details are available here, including information on COVID-19 mitigation during public comments: https://www.rochesterschools.org/about-us/school-board/public-comment


Meeting agenda and documents here: http://go.boarddocs.com/mn/rps535/Board.nsf/goto?open&id=BYYTXB75E379

Items may be added to the draft agenda before the meeting or by a motion adopted at the meeting.

Agenda items of interest:

▶6.01 School Resource Officers (SRO) Contract Renewal

▶6.02 Policy 522 Student Sex Nondiscrimination, Title IX Grievance Procedure and Process - Briefing

▶7.01 Long Term Facilities Maintenance Revenue (LTFMR) Update - Approval

▶7.02 Referendum Update - Information

▶7.03 Approval of 2020-2021 Budget Adjustments as of March 31, 2021 - Approval


We will be adding an agenda item on "Resolution Supporting Equity for Historically Underserved/Marginalized Students and Adopting Government Speech in Support of the Same" to address issues related to today's message to staff and families regarding Black Lives Matter (BLM) messaging in the classrooms.


The School Board has a number of meetings on the calendar for May. Along with our usual business, we have study sessions and meetings as part of the interim superintendent selection process and District budget. All meetings will be available to live stream on www.youtube.com/isd535


8.01 May 4, 2021 Regular Meeting 5:30 pm

8.02 May 7, 2021 Special Session 5:30 pm - Interim Superintendent Interview Process and Selection of Finalists for Interviews

8.03 May 11, 2021 Special Session 4:00 pm - Interim Superintendent Finalist Interviews

8.04 May 13, 2021 Special Session 5:30 pm - Interim Superintendent Deliberation and Selection of Lone Finalist

8.05 May 18, 2021 Regular Meeting 5:30 pm

8.06 May 25, 2021 Study Session 5:00 pm - 2021/2022 District Budget

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