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I1" Policy for Free & Reduced Price Meals Westbrook Public School Independent District No. 175 Westbrook, Minnesota 56183. Westbrook Public School District No. 175 today announced its participation in the National School Lunch Program. Each participating school food authority and institution has a copy of the policy for free or reduced price meals which may be reviewed by any interestec] part~ useholds Children from o that meet federal guidelines are eligible for free or reduced price meals. The following household size and income criteria will be used for determining eligibility: House- hold Size 1 2 4 5 6 7 8 For each additional household member, add: Free Meals YearlyMonthly Weekly 8,606 718 166 11,544962 222 14,4821,207 279 17,4201,452 335 20,3581,697 392 23 ,296 1,942 448 26,2342,187 505 29,1722,431 561 +2,938 +245 +57 Reduced Price Meals Yearly Monthly Weekly 12,247 I,021 236 16,428 1,369 316 20,609 1,718 397 24,790 2,066 477 28,971 2,415 558 33,152 2,763 638 37,333 3,112 718 41,514 3,460 798 +4,181 +349 +81 Application forms are being sent size decreases. If a Food Stamp or AFDC case number was listed, the Walnut Grove Public School Regular board meeting July 1, 1991 The regular board meeting of the Independent School District #641 was called to order by Chair Knott at 8:30 p.m. following the organizational meeting. All board members were present. Motion that the minutes be approved as presented carried unanimously. Motion to authorize the payment of the July bills with final approval to be given at the August regular meeting carried unanimously Motion that the following prices be established for 1991-92 school year food service. Dinner: Students K-8, 20 days, $22.00 Students 9-12, 20 days $25.00 Adults, 20 days $36.00 Students Ala Carte: Main dish $0.60 Milk or side dish $0.25 Breakfast: Students K-8, 20 days $11.00 Adults, daily $1.25 Milk break: Per semester $12.50 putting up a smaller scale volleyball court in Ferguson Park. This would just consist of some stakes to start with, using the old net from the other court. If this court would be used a lot, sand would be put around it at a later date. There was no jection. SENTINEL & TRIBUNE PAGE Walnut Grove - Westbrook, Ira4 - Wedne~lay, August 28, 1991 Security deposits and when they Postmaster 29.00 MN Dept. of Revenue 1,327.24 Brad Knakmuhs, wages686.40 deductions 119.54 566.86 Quality Wine & Spirits Co. 420.05 MN Mun. Bev. Assoc. 120.00 Lake Beverage Co. 1,793.90 AT&T 2.43 Lennis [,arson 151.44 DeLon Knudson, wages 682.66 deductions 94.10 588.56 Lloyd KnakmuKs, wages 554A8 deductions 65.87 488.61 Jeff Hamilton, wages 544.45 deductions 116.68 427.77 Dena Pemble, wages 346.55 deductions 5.02 341.53 Donna Knudson, wages 33.46 deductions 2.56 30.90 Mike Erickson, wages 28.68 deductions 2.19 26.49 Quality Wine & Spirits Co. 979.26 Citizens State Bank 664.96 MN Dept. of Revenue 47.00 PERA 288.19 should be returned were discussed. Motion by Dale Anderson, second by David Hoyt, to return them after four consecutive payments have been received on time. All voted in favor. Motion carried. Rusty Miller's fwst aid and CPR classes were discussed Motion by David Hoyt, second by Dale Anderson, to reimburse him $35.00 for these classes. David Hoyt, Dale Anderson, Vince Anderson and Greg Hansen voted yes. Bruce Thoma abstained. Motion carried. The Redwood County Cities Association meeting will be held Wednesday, July 17, in Vesta. Anyone interested in going was to call on Wednesday. Motion by David Hoyt, second by Vince Anderson, to approve the minutes of the previous meeting. All voted in favor. Motion carried. Motion by David Hoyt, second Prices subject to change upon Dale Anderson, to approve the Brad Knakmuhs, wages 686.40 review, balls as attached and to include deductions 119.53 566.87 Leon Benedict's final bill for the city shop for $720.00. All voted in favor. Motion carried. Motion by Vince Anderson, second by Dale Anderson, to adjourn. Karen Erickson Clerk-Treasurer Griggs, Cooper & Co Inc. 746.50 Locher Bros Inc. 625.15 Hagen Bev. Dist Inc. 1,081.35 Lake Beverage Co. 4,131.65 Pepsi Cola Bottling Co. 595.00 Papa D's 66.20 Tombstone Pizza 128.69 A.H. Hermel Candy & Motion carried unanimously. Motion that Superintendent Wiemers obtain bids for dairy and bakery products carried unanimously. Motion that Independent School District #641 enter into an agreement with Redwood County Walnut Grove City Council Special session July 17, 1991 The council met in speci session on the 17th day of 1991, at 6:30 p.m. in the room. Present: Greg Hansen, Day: Hoyt, Bruce Thoma, Anderson. Absent: Vince Anderson Mayor Hansen presided at meeting. Gary Abrahamson, Peo Natural Gas, was present to the council that during a check for natural gas leaks, flammable material had be located in the storm sewer on cornier of 7th and Main Street. is required to report these to the city. Motion by Bruce Thoma, by Dale Anderson, to hire Valley Testing to see ff they identify the material in the sewer. Mayor Hansen Bruce Thoma and Dale Andersal to serve on the committee what action would be taken on this matter. The Council then Knakmuhs' job offer in to all homes with a letter to parents for Health Services at a cost of City bills: Tobacco Co. 82.37 or guardians. To apply for free or household must tell the school $4.50 per students plus $1.50 for City of Tracy $3.00 Henry's Foods, Inc. 578.01 MN and whether or reduced price meal benefits,when they no longer receive Food fluoride carried unanimously. People's Natural Gas 45.61 Tyler Wholesale, Inc. 379.40 in salary could be offered to households must complete theStamps or AFDC for their child. Motion that the Independent David Doubler 40.00 Curry Sanitation 110.44 Brad in Walnut Grove. application as soon as possible, If a household is not eligible School District #641 purchase a Charles Hoffrogge 45.82 Plunkett's, Inc. 19.75 Motion by Dale And sign it, and return it to the school now but has a decrease in Student Accident Insurance Policy MN DepL of Revenue 261.32 Redwood County Tele. Co. 30.69 second by David Hoyt, to If a household currently receives household income, an increase in from Student Assurance Services Area Fire Service 10,784.50 Interstate Power CO. 312.76 Brad $1,700.00 per month food stamps or "Aid to Families household size, or a household through David Desch at a cost of Area Ambulance Hansen Dist. of Sleepy with the first pay period of with del ndent Children" (AFDC) member becomes unemployed, the $4.50 for students in grades K-12 Service 3,307.50 Eye 1,451.60Dale Anderson, David Hoyt Greg Hansen voted yes. B: PERA 12.00 Walter Nissel, Jr wages 792.00 for their child, they need only to household may apply at any time . t .the 1991-92 school year list the child's name and food during the year. Additional copies deductions 153.09 638.91 AFLAC 150.02 Thoma voted no. Motion carried. stamp or AFDC case number, and of the application form are A letter from Dennis Rasmussen Rusty Miller, wages 670.64 Grig gs, Cooper & Co Inc. 746.50 Motion by Bruce Thoma, sign the application. To determine available from the office in each requesting permission for a deductions 145.37 525.27 Viking Coea Cola Bottling 398.75 by David Hoyt, to adjourn. Randy's Meats 87.80 Wabasso School district Bus to enter the Walnut Grove District to transport students was read by Superintendent Wiemers: The practice of the board on previous requests was reviewed. No action Curry Sanitation 25.56 Rusty Miller 35.00 AT&T 6.15 Lamberton Construction 720.00 Lauren Hoyt 595.95 Meadowland Farmer's eligibility based on income, a school. The information on household must provide the applications for free or reduced following information on theprice meals will be used for the application: 1) names of allpurpose of determining eligibility household members; 2) Socialfor meal benefits only and may be Security number of the adultverified by school or other officials MN Dept. of Revenue1,620.28 Olson Hardware, Inc. 45.93 Griffith's Clover Farm 2133 household member who signs the at any time during the year.was taken to approve this requesL Co-op 208 .27 application or the word "none" if Under the provisions of the The revised Adjusted Net Grant Albertson, wages he/she does not have one; 3) the Policy, the official named in the Capacity of $1,409, 422 was deductions 15.91 "192.09 amount of income each household letter to parents attached to the free received by District #641 from the Karen Eriekson, wages 894.00 OFFICIAL PUBLICATION 6) A representative of The member received last month by or reduced price meal application, Minnesota Department of deductions 225:21 668.79 Cottonwood Comlty, MN nesola Project and a dele source;and4) signature of an adult will review applications and Revenue. Citizens State Bank 859.02 July 9, 1991 from Arkansas will be tonn household member In certaindetermine eligibility. Households Brief reports regarding MN Dept. of Revenue 140.00The Cottonwood County Board this srea on August 8 to ob cases foster children are eligible dissatisfied with the ruling of the transportation and negotiation were PERA 549.73c[ Commiuionefs met in regular the wood-Pipestooe-M for free or reduced price meals official may wish to discuss it with given. The Superintendent was MemaMalmberg, wages 315.00 seuioaonTnesday, Jnly 9,1991atConntyrecyclingvemure. regardless of the income of the the school. Households also have asked to prepare a recommended the Courthouse in Windom, MN. Motion by Einertson, second household with whom they reside the right to a fair hem~g. This can salary, hours and job description deductions 24.09 290.91 Present were Commiuionen Mar- Mads~, unanimous vote to and households wishing to apply be done by calling or writing the for each non-certified staff member Mark Johnson, wages 332.50 vin ~n, Marlowe Nelsea, prove an application of Wind for the 1991-92 school year to be deductions 25.43 325.07 for such benefits for foster children official listed in the letter to reviewed with the negotiation Kevin Tomlin, wages 276.25 Keith Madson, Frank C Janga& Cooperative Association m 1~ and Kenneth Elg; County Attorney apply petroleum contaminated should contact the school food parents, deductions 21.13 305.12 L. Dougl~ Storey; CoentyAaditor on their own land in the City authority. Benefits cannot be In the operation of our child committee and recommended toWalterNissel, wages 755.60 W.R. Mielke;andCommi~ioners' Windom. received until an application is feeding programs no child will be the full board at the next regular deductions 144.76 610.84 submitted and approved, discriminated against on the basis meeting. Secw, taty Joy SKHey. Motion by Jungus, second If income information is of race, color, national origin, age, Motion that the meeting be Rusty Miller, wages 890.32 Chairman FAnertson called the El& unanimous vote to give Da, provided and children are approved sex, or handicap. If you believe adjourned carried unanimously, deductions 208.12 682.20 meefin8 to ~ at 1:00 p.m. and Th ~pson, Envirmmental Di~ Redwood Co. Tele. Co.92.32 called for additioml agenda ~ t~ authority to aPlxO~ bills for meal benefits, households must you have been discriminated Marianne C. Boerboom Interslate Power Co. 1,125.05Marlin Iatrson, County Ensi-payment of well sealing in 1 tell the school/institution when against, write immediately to the- AFLAC 94.40 ueer, received a letter from MN/ their household income increases Secretary of Agriculture, PeopleService 3,905.00DOT offering $36,018.53 us rental Redreck Rural Water System by $50 or more per month ($600 Washington, D.C. 20250. Walnut Grove MN Dept. of Revenue138.95 for CS.A.H.s 1 and 13 when they Payment will be talma from year) or when their household City Council Mike Erickson, wages 38.25 were used as the Highway 60 Sthe~,000 received deductions 2.92 35.33detour mute. MN/DOT also of. ''"'"'" ' Regular session Postmaster 87.00 $4 993 for mininml to es for thb purpose. July 15, 1991 Bolton & Menk, Ioe. 2,320220these ~ It was the comensus The Boa~ instructed Walnut Grove Motion that the salaries of the The council met in regular NAPA 10.00 of the Board to have MN/DOT write to MN/DOT and~ school board members for session on the 15th day of July, Tracy Equipment 5.08 relnes~lativ~ tour this streeh of inquiring as to what can be Public School Independent School district #641 1991, at 7:30 p.m in the council Bargen, Inc. 6,721.00mad to see what damage was done get signs on slate highways Or~ation Broad Meeting shall be $20.00 per meeting for all room. Riddell Construction Co. 1,675.00 due to the heavy detoer traffi~ where the county parks are. July 1, 1991 regular, special and committee Present: Greg Hansen, DavidHoyt Oil & Conv. 391.90 Motion by Janga& second by sisns were removed because th The Organizational meeting of meetings members attend plus Hoyt, Bruce Thoma, Vince Meadowland Farmer's Nel~a, unanimous vote to aplnOVe ty was unwilling to pay the high the Walnut Grove Board of $0.25 per mile and that the officers Anderson and Dale Anderson. Co orp 87.96payment of $78,084 to Arnold & charged by the State to have Education was called to order by salary shall be fifty ($50) for Mayor Hansen presided at the S . 343.70.Made, Inc contractor on the jail signs on their highways. . Supt. Wiemers in the school house chairman of the board, twenty-five meeting. Tracy Builders Supply 30.30 County ~ Sto~y re[ at 7:40 p.m. on July 1, 1991 with dollars ($25) for clerk of the board Joe Osmond, PeopleService, Lad's 892.16 Motion by Madson, second bythat he has hired an ,tau~lant the following members present: and two hundred twenty-five gave the water/wastewater report. Olson Hardware, Inc. Aden S. Knott, Fran Van De dollars ($225) for treasurer of the He stated the water line break Sell Bros Inc. Wiele, Jeff Bertschi, Marianne board carried unanimously. Boerboom, Marvin Kleven and Motion that the following Kerry Knakmuhs with Bruce resolution bead opted: Johnson joining the meeting later. BE IT RESOLVED that the The election of officers results following positions be bonded by were as follows for the 1991-92 the amounts designated: going out to the sale barn had been repaired. The council approved hiring Lad's to rebuild the gear box on the primary clarifier Walter Nissel gave the monthly maintenance report. Discussion Steffen Electric, Inc. District Court Sheriff of Redwood Co. Griffith's Clover Farm Sentinel News, Inc. White Law Office school year: District treastw~ $5,000.00 was held on the possibility of the Nester & Nester Chairman Aden S. Knoll Office secretary $5,000.00 city hauling tree branches out to First Trnst Vice-Chairman Fran Van De Wiele Off e bookkeeper $5,000.00the dump for residents. It was Zep Mgf. Clerk Marianne BoerboomSuperintendent $5,000.00 decided this would be too time Curry Sanitation Treasurer Kerry Knakmubs Motion carried unanimously, consuming for the city to take on,- Tyler Wholesale Motion that the regular meetings Motion that membershtp be but any private citizen interested in Hansen & Tbeis Elec. of the Walnut Grove School Board retained with the Minnesota School doing it for hire could do it. Hobart of Independent School District Board Association with dues of Compost bids were opened and all Midwest Radar #641 be held the second Monday $961.61 for the 1991-92 school bids were rejoeted. It was decided Fire bills: of each month at 8:00 p.m. during year carried unanimously, not to build a compost site by the City of Walnut Grove the summer months and at 7:30 Mr. Johnson joined the meeting city shop at this time. Opening the Garry Sykora during the winter months with the at this time. dump for trees, grass and yard Redwood Co. Tele. Co. 266.00 Nels~,mmninmsasvoteto~ will be in the Cotmty 156.60 the wanant li~ totaling offi~ul~tyro days a w~lr lit an - 28.76 $I10,426.10, down us fol- ------ of $12,500. The a dst 4.00 lows." Vict~ Vieth of SL James. 6.64 $49,938.58 County Reveaue Fend 15.40 $42,689A5 Road and Bridse Fund 93.58 $13,689.32 Counhotme 690.60 Rem 3,175.00 $4,108.75 23'029.58 Motion by Madson, second by 36.61 Nelsen, unanimons vote to approve 25.56 payment of $662.30 to Mm'my 56.98 County for 13.246 tons of Cotton- 2,2.00 wood Comaty n yclabl uR Ja to 525.85 tlmir facility. 176.90 Motion by Madson, ~ by 2,124.00 32.70 57A9 Auditor Mielke will seek a rary custodian for the mcmhs d and August at a wage of hom: The Board aPi oved Eugene Dwyer, a structural engineer S. Faqlineen, LeSuem; doing sessment of the attic floor $1,500. Motion by Madson, s a, unanimons vote to $10,143 change ord from Junsus, unanimous roll call vote to Architects on the retnodeling a resolution supporting theAuditor Mielke presented west Regional Solid Waste tations for a new copier whica purchased for the Courthouse. II Committee- Kerry Knakmuhs. Staff Development/Curriculum Committee - Bruce Johnson, Marianne Boerhoom. Community Advisory Council - Kerry Knakmuhs. Personnel Relations and Nel otiation - Fran Van De Wiele Chief, Bruce Johnson, Arlen Knou. Redwood County Tele-Network - Marianne Boerboom; alternate, Fran "van De Wiele. Building and facilities - Kerry Knakmuhs, Jeff Bertschi and Marvin Kleven. Education District - Aden Knot alternate, Marvin Kleven/ Administrative - Kerry Knakmuhs, Jeffrey Bertschi. Transportation Marianne Boerboom, Bruce Jolmson. Athletic - Fran Van De Wiele, Jeff Bertschi. Motion that the Organization meeting be adjourned followed by regular monthS. Bnerboom Sales & Service Westbroo MN Phone 274-6166 On Display at Construction for $5,080.00. Motion by David Hoyt, second by Bruce Thoma, to accept this bid, with the work being done in August. All voted in favox. Motion carried. Rusty Miller gave the monthly police report. He asked if the council had any objections to cutting back the afternoon police hours on Friday and Sunday during the pageant. There was no objection and this will be done for 1992. Getting the dishwasher in the kitchen repaired was discussed. The local electrician and plumber do not care to try repairing it. Motion by Vince Anderson, second by Dale Anderson, to have Hobart come from Sioux Falls to make the needed repairs. All voted in favor. Motion carried. Ron Kassel, representing the Walnut Grove Jaycees, was lxesent to get the council's approval on PLANNING AN AUCTION? Household - Farm - Business Complete Auction Service Rich Reiner Ferd Krenz Springfield - Sleepy Eye Ph. 723-5243 Ph. 794-6756 Call us collect. Hoyt Oil & Conv. 56.99County's landfill is teimmait l A Meadowland Farmer's Co-op 4.13 letter of Mutual A sreement will be Olson Hardware, Inc.3.45 signed by both mug. tie " Liquor bills: 2) Motioo by MamOO, s4~m~l by People's natural Gas 4.50 Elg, unanimous vote to increase Johnson Bros. 510 61the allolmant that Rieim-CanoR- Muller can charge for continued Griggs, Cooper & Co. 601.75 wutk on rapennilling the landfill Quality Wine & Spirits Co. 222.84 bocher Bros Inc. 485.80 from $3,000 to $8,000. 3) A r~luest was received from Hagen Bev. Dist Inc. 296.75 the Pla/rieland Composting J Star Publishing 48.00 Truman to have Cottonwood ounty garbage collectors haul loads to "n'uman, of charge, for a 10 pnao