HLWW School District 2687 Board Minutes

WORK SESSION MINUTES

Monday, August 1, 2005

HLWW Middle School Computer Lab

The School Board work Session Meeting of the Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted ISD #2687 was called to order at 7:00 pm., on August 1, 2005. Roll was taken with the following members present: Weber, Schaible, Lideen, Hammer, Custer, Doering, and Borrell. Also present were Superintendent George Ladd and Secretary Marilyn Greeley.

Ladd reported the progress on the items on the audit of 04-05 was omitted in error and will be included in the next work session agenda. Hammer motioned to approve the agenda; Borrell seconded; passed unanimously.

(Item V) Michelle Heuer asked if there would be a presentation regarding the heat pumps. Lideen responded if the board decided to move forward with this idea, there would be a presentation regarding it.

(Item VI, Subd. A) Each member gave a brief update on committees.

(Item VI, Subd. B) Ladd gave a brief report.

(Item VII, Subd. A) Ladd reported a correction to the land agreement, the initial should be H not A, and both parties have agreed to the change. Custer gave a brief overview of the agreements.

Weber motioned to accept the purchase agreement; Doering seconded; passed unanimously.

Weber motioned to accept the option on the homestead property; Custer seconded; passed unanimously.

(Item VII, Subd. B) Hammer suggested handling the retreat items a few at a time at the work sessions. Each member expressed their opinion on the retreat and its topics. The board agreed to incorporated topics from the retreat into the work sessions starting with September.

(Item VII, Subd. C) Ladd stated SGN will be here on August 31st for staff meetings. The board suggested including the information in the back to school staff letter that was given out at the fair.

(Item VII, Subd. D) Lideen reviewed the times and dates from Knutson, Flynn and Deans regarding the building bond.

(Item VII, Subd. E) Lideen reviewed the update of Extended Day Kindergarten. Borrell recommend moving forward at this time, the board agreed.

(Item VII, Subd. F) Lideen reviewed the SEE membership.

(Item VII, Subd. G) Ladd reviewed Wright Tech information, and recommended continuing this option for our students.

(Item VII, Subd. H) Hammer suggested having a focus and goal, agenda, and notes from the various committees. The board reviewed the committee listing and agreed to have the following committees start with this procedure: Negotiations, Budget, and Buildings & Grounds. Borrell suggested that Hammer design a format that all committees can follow. Hammer agreed.

(Item VIII) Next meeting dates:

Policy Committee Meeting – August 1, 4 p.m.

Budget Committee Meeting – August 1, 5 p.m. was canceled

Negotiations Committee Meeting – August 15, 4:30 p.m.

Regular board meeting- August 15, 2005 7 p.m. High School Media Center, Lideen will not be able to attend, thus Borrell will be chairing the meeting.

Next Work Session – Tuesday September 6, 2005 7 p.m. High School Media Center

Lideen also indicated there will be a community facility meeting August 18th at 7 p.m.

Ladd indicated a Brochure meeting is set for August 8th.

(Item IX) Items for Regular Meeting Agenda

Lideen asked if the board would draw names for the door prizes from the fair.

Hammer motioned to adjourn at 9:04 pm; Schaible seconded; passed unanimously.

Respectfully submitted,

Allen Doering, Clerk