HLWW School District 2687 Board Minutes

Monday, October 3, 2005

HLWW High School Media Center

The School Board work Session Meeting of the Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted ISD #2687 was called to order at 7:03 pm., on October 3, 2005. Roll was taken with the following members present: Weber, Schaible, Lideen, Custer, and Doering; Borrell arrived at 7:05; Hammer was absent. Also present were Superintendent George Ladd, and Board Secretary Marilyn Greeley.

Lideen recommended the following agenda changes: moving item VII G to position C and moving all others down; moving item VI after item VII. Weber motioned to approve the agenda with the changes; Custer seconded; passed unanimously.

(Item V) There were no requests or comments from visitors.

(Item VII, Subd. A) Michelle Johnson, food service director, gave a brief overview of the breakfast program for the first month of school. Johnson recommends continuing the program for another month, and review again at that time.

(Item VII, Subd.B) Karla Otterness spoke on behalf of PIE, Partners in Education.

(Item VII, Subd. C) The board discussed several options. Weber motioned to amend the resolution relating to the issuance of school building bonds and calling an election with the dollar amount of $26,465,000; Schaible seconded; those in favor: Custer, Doering, Borrell, Weber, Schaible, and Lideen; absent: Hammer; passes unanimously.

(Item VII, Subd. D) Borrell motioned to set a special school board meeting date to canvass the November school board election on Thursday November 10, 2005, at 5 pm; Weber seconded; passed unanimously.

(Item VII, Subd. E) Doering motioned to have public meeting dates in each community, November 15, 17, 22, from 6:30 to 8:30 pm one meeting at each school; Custer seconded; passed unanimously.

(Item VII, Subd. F) Doering reviewed the budget.

(Item VII, Subd. G) Lideen asked for discussion on administrative and board roles. Weber motioned for each board member to read through the school boards association manual, and determine where problems are and discuss at a later time; Schaible seconded; Lideen read through the list of roles and goals. Motion passes unanimously.

(Item VI, Subd. B) Ladd reported on the following:

• Note the next meeting dates at the end of the appendix

• SEE Legislative Platform, if you have any concerns please let me know.

• SEE Regional Meeting will be on October 17th at Dassel

• Wellness Policy is included for your information we need to start this process to have in place by the fall of next year.

• Website is updated

• The Audit should be completed shortly

(Item VI, Subd. A) Lideen asked if there were any committee reports that needed to be updated otherwise they would be held over until next meeting.

Custer gave a brief update on the brochure committee.

(Item VIII) Next Meeting Dates:

Brochure Committee Meeting - September 30, @ 7:30 am

Negotiations Committee Meeting – October 3, @ 4:30 pm

Laker Pride Committee Meeting – October 10, @7 pm

Regular board meeting – October 17, 2005 7 pm High School Media Center

Next Work Session – November 7, 2005 7pm High School Media Center

(Item IX) Items for regular meeting agenda

A. Assurance of Compliance with State/Federal Law Prohibiting Discrimination

B. Property and Liability Insurance

C. Winter Coaching Staff

D. Committee Reports

E. Lane Changes

F. Resignations

G. Employment Recommendations

H. Recognitions

I. Tenure list

J. Other

Weber motioned to adjourn at 8:34 pm; Doering seconded; passed unanimously.

Respectfully submitted,

Allen Doering, Clerk