Robbinsdale Area Schools


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Payroll staff are responsible for providing comprehensive payroll services to more than 2,200 district employees.  

It's the department's goal to ensure staff are paid in a timely and accurate manner, and that all necessary employee information is maintained in accordance with business and regulatory standards, while also complying with negotiated bargaining unit contracts. This work includes: 

Time-off and substitute tracking systems; coach contracts; direct deposits; processing journal entries; posting W-4 changes; child support; garnishments; jury duty; retirement processing; preparing and filing federal and state tax reports; as well as creating and filing more than 3,000 W-2’s at year end. 

Payroll Inquiries

  • For employment or income verifications, please contact  Payroll Director Karen Timm at, or by calling 763-504-8044.
  • For all other payroll related inquiries, including payroll schedules and dates, district staff can access the Staff Portal (Intranet) for documents and information.

Department contacts

Lora Bodin

Lora Bodin
Payroll Specialist


Katelyn Smith
Payroll Specialist


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Sara Anderson
Payroll Specialist




Karen Timm
Payroll Director
Phone: 763-504-8044
Fax: 763-504-8971