HLWW School District 2687 Board Minutes

Monday August 15, 2005, 7:00 pm.

HLWW High School Media Center

The August 15, 2005, Regular Board Meeting of the Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted ISD #2687 was called to order at 7:00 pm. by Vice Chairman Borrell. After the Pledge of Allegiance, roll was taken with members present: Weber, Custer, Hammer, Doering, Schaible, and Borrell; absent: Lideen. Also present were Superintendent George Ladd, Principals Mike Day, Dean Wessman, and Jennifer Olson, and Board Secretary Marilyn Greeley.

Borrell requested the following changes to the agenda: under Other Business remove item A-English position and move it to the work session; item B-fall coaching assignments has a revised list; and there are additional recognitions. Schaible motioned to approve the agenda with the changes; Weber seconded; passed unanimously.

(Item V) No requests from the public.

(Item VI, Subd. A) Principal Day reported:

• Day and Wessman attended a law seminar

• New teacher workshop is scheduled for August 25th

• Summer school went well there were 12 students

• The fall musical will be with Dassel-Cokato Schools and we will be meeting with them next week.

Principal Wessman reported:

• We are still working on middle school schedules

• We are inventorying curriculum and delivering to classrooms

• Staff development day is September 1st

Principal Olson reported:

• The parent advisory committees are working on open houses, and have changed there name to “PIE” Partners in Education to encompass both building committees.

• We have interviewed and hired a time Kindergarten teacher, thank you to the interview committee Robin Day, Karen Ready, and Joanie Hanson.

• We now have 19 students enrolled in extended day kindergarten with 17 paid.

(Item VI, Subd. B) Student Council gave a brief update on items they are working on.

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

(Item VI, Subd. D) Ladd review the dates of the next meetings.

Joint meeting at Victor Township Hall – August 16, @ 7:30 p.m..

Waverly City Council Meeting – August 17, @ 7 p.m.

Community Facility Committee Meeting – August 18, @ 7 p.m..

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

Regular board meeting – September 19, 2005 7 p.m. High School Media Center

Staff Development day will be September 1st

(Item VII) Schaible motioned to approve the consent agenda; Custer seconded; passed unanimously.

(Item VIII, Subd. A) Moved to work session

(Item VIII, Subd. B) Weber motioned to approve the fall coaching staff; Schaible seconded; passed unanimously.

(Item VIII, Subd. C) Hammer motioned to approve the Resolution relating to the Election of School Board Members and calling the School District General Election; Weber seconded; those in favor: Doering, Custer, Hammer, Schaible, Weber, and Borrell; opposed: none; absent: Lideen; passed unanimously.

(Item VIII, Subd. D) Weber motioned to approve the Resolution relating to the Special Election of a School Board Member and calling the School District Special Election; Hammer seconded; those in favor: Hammer, Schaible, Weber, Doering Custer, and Borrell; opposed: none; absent: Lideen; passed unanimously.

(Item VIII, Subd. E) Hammer motioned to approve the SEE membership of $1568.75; Schaible seconded; passed unanimously.

(Item VIII, Subd. F) Ladd recommended moving the Truth in Taxation hearing to December 6th in conjunction with the work session. Weber motioned to have the Truth in Taxation hearing December 6th in conjunction with the work session; Custer seconded; passed unanimously.

(Item VIII, Subd. G) Schaible motioned to approve the treasurer’s report; Weber seconded; passed unanimously.

(Item VIII, Subd. H) The board discussed the leave request of Emily Carlson, School Social Worker. Schaible motioned not to accept the year leave of Emily Carlson; Hammer seconded; passed unanimously.

The board discussed the leave request of Gary Schmidt, Bus Driver. Weber motioned to accept the leave of Gary Schmidt as Bus Driver; Schaible seconded; passed unanimously.

(Item VIII, Subd. I) Hammer motioned to approve the time Kindergarten position of Tanya Lachermeier; Schaible seconded; passed unanimously.

(Item VIII, Subd. J) Borrell read the following recognitions:

The School Board recognizes all of the volunteers who helped with the demolition and remodeling of the high school commons bathrooms. Thank you very much for your time and efforts.

The School Board recognizes Crystal Greeley, Heidi Greeley, Adam Horsch, Bria Day, and Maggie Schaal, for all the hard work, dedication and willingness to stick to the long job preparing and stuffing the 800 family back to school packets so that they could be mailed in early August. Thank you very much for your help.

The School Board recognizes Kristal Sawatzke who was named the fairest of the fair this year, and Rustie Johnson who was one of the princesses. Congratulation to both of you, and best of luck in your future.

The School Board recognizes Jodie Whitcomb and Sara Weber who were crowned the New Winsted Ambassadors this past Sunday. Congratulation to both of you, and best of luck in your future.

Custer motioned to approve the recognitions as read with the additions; Weber seconded; passed unanimously.

(Item IX, Subd. A) The board discussed facilities construction target costs.

(Item IX, Subd. B) The board discussed the number of ballot questions. The board agreed to make a motion at the September 6th Work Session for how many questions on the ballot and the dollar amount of the building bond.

(Item X) Ladd reviewed the next meeting dates as follows:

Joint meeting at Victor Township Hall – August 16, @ 7:30 p.m..

Waverly City Council Meeting – August 17, @ 7 p.m.

Community Facility Committee Meeting – August 18, @ 7 p.m..

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

Regular board meeting – September 19, 2005 7 p.m. High School Media Center

(Item XI) Items for work session

Weber motioned to adjourn at 8:39 p.m.; Hammer seconded; passed unanimously.

Respectfully submitted,

Allen Doering, Clerk