HLWW School District 2687 Board Minutes

REGULAR

SCHOOL BOARD MEETING

Monday, April 17, 2006

HLWW High School Media Center

The April 17, 2006 Regular School Board Meeting of the Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted ISD #2687 was called to order at 7:02 p.m. by Vice-Chair Custer. After the Pledge of Allegiance, roll was taken with member present: Custer, Hammer, Horn, Weber, Doering, and Wiech; absent: Schaible. Also present were Superintendent George Ladd, Principals Mike Day, Dean Wessman, and Jennifer Olson, Business Manager Judi Salonek, and Board Secretary Marilyn Greeley.

(Item IV) Weber motioned to approve the agenda; Hammer seconded; passed unanimously.

(Item V) Mike Main and Terry Thorson from the Howard Lake Lions thanked the district for working with them to provide the communities with the Bruce Hoffman concert; and presented Superintendent Ladd with a check in the amount of $10,719.27 to be disbursed as Ladd designated. The Howard Lake Lions also thanked Rod Bell, the custodian on duty, for all his hard work. Ladd also reported that Dura Supreme donated $1,500.

(Item VI) Custer read the following recognitions:

The Board recognizes the following staff that will be retiring at the end of this year: Middle School Principal Dean Wessman; Nurse Marilyn Twitchell; and elementary teachers Joanie Hanson, Joan Johnson, and Terry and Susan Napper. Thank you all for your time and commitment to our students and district. You will be greatly missed!

The Board recognizes Bria Day, 2006 valedictorian, and Samantha Painschab, 2006 salutatorian. Congratulations to both of you and the very best of luck in your future.

The school board recognizes the following Central Minnesota Conference Winter sports all-academic team: Sam Painschab, Amber Cardinal, Kristal Sawatzke, Steve Bobrowske, Trent Zachmann, Josh Remer, Brian Pettit, Clark Ostvig, Brittany Drew, Eric Arlien, Karissa Remer, Jacob Young, Katie Pettit, and Derek Youngren. Congratulations and best of luck in the future.

The Board recognizes Jason Kuehn who recently received the KDUZ Area Head Girls Basketball Coach of the Year. Congratulations Jason, and thank you for your contributions to the district and students.

Custer recognized the Howard Lake Lions for their donation of $10,719.27.

Custer recognized Dura Supreme for their ongoing contributions and donation this year of $1,500.

Hammer motioned to approve the recognitions as read with the additions; Horn seconded; passed unanimously.

(Item VII) Hammer made corrections for the March 20th minutes. Doering motioned to approve the consent agenda with the changes to the minutes; Wiech seconded; passed unanimously.

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

(Item VIII, Subd. B) Urdahl gave a brief legislative update.

(Item VIII, Subd. C) Sue Jagodzinski, a representative from PIE, gave a brief update.

(Item VIII, Subd. D) Hammer motioned to approve the JOBZ transfer for AAA Galvanizing; Weber seconded; those in favor: Hammer, Horn, Weber, Doering, Wiech, and Custer; none opposed; absent: Schaible; passed unanimously.

(Item VIII, Subd. E) Hammer motioned to approve the resolution moving to even year elections; Wiech seconded; those in favor: Doering, Wiech, Hammer, Horn, Weber, and Custer; none opposed; absent: Schaible; passed unanimously.

(Item VIII, Subd. F) Custer reviewed the updated superintendent evaluation form. Hammer motioned to use the updated superintendent evaluation form as in the April 17th board packet and distribute this week; review by the negotiations committee; review at the May board meeting; and final approval at the June meeting; Weber seconded; passed unanimously.

(Item VIII, Subd. G) Hammer motioned to approve the high school handbook changes as listed; Horn seconded; passed unanimously.

Doering motioned to approve the elementary handbook changes with the additions; Wiech seconded; passed unanimously.

(Item VIII, Subd. H) Principal Olson gave a report on extended day kindergarten. Hammer motioned to approve the extended day kindergarten with a sliding scale; Weber seconded; passed unanimously.

(Item VIII, Subd. I) Weber motioned to approve the resolution authorizing Jennifer Olson as the LEA Representative and Robin Day as lead teacher; Doering seconded; those in favor: Hammer, Horn, Weber, Wiech, Doering and Custer; opposed: none; absent: Schaible; passed unanimously.

(Item VIII, Subd. J) Horn motioned to approve policies 525 and 533; Wiech seconded; passed unanimously.

(Item VIII, Subd. K) Horn reviewed the first reading of policies 103, 514, and 907.

(Item VIII, Subd. L) Hammer motioned regretfully to approve the above resignation of Briana Gunning; Doering seconded; passed unanimously.

(Item VIII, Subd. M) Weber motioned to approve Brad Sellner as the middle school principal; Horn seconded; passed unanimously.

(Item IX, Subd. A) Each Principal gave a brief report.

Curriculum Director Wessman reviewed the World Language and Technology reports. Horn motioned to approve the reports as written; Weber seconded; passed unanimously.

(Item IX, Subd. B) Steve Strandquist, Buildings and Grounds Supervisor, gave a report.

(Item IX, Subd. C) Each board member gave a brief report on committees.

(Item IX, Subd. D) Superintendent Ladd gave a brief report

Hammer motioned we don’t need a May work session; Doering seconded; passed unanimously.

(Item X) Next meeting dates

Custer reported no work session was needed.

Regular meeting will be Monday May 15th at 7 pm.

(Item XI) The board reviewed Items for next meeting May 15, 2006:

Weber motioned to adjourn at 9:08 pm; Horn seconded; passed unanimously.

Respectfully submitted,

Charles Weber, Clerk

Published in the Herald Journal May 29, 2006.