HLWW School District 2687 Board Minutes

REGULAR SCHOOL BOARD MEETING

Monday, August 21, 2006

HLWW High School Media Center

The August 21, 2006 Regular School Board Meeting of the Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted ISD #2687 was called to order at 7:02 p.m. by Chairman Schaible. After the Pledge of Allegiance, roll was taken with member present: Custer, Hammer, Weber, Doering, Wiech, and Schaible. Also present were Superintendent George Ladd, Principals Mike Day, Brad Sellner, and Jennifer Olson, and Board Secretary Marilyn Greeley.

(Item IV) Hammer requested to move Item M-ESG to Item A and move the rest down. Ladd also requested to add Principal Reports to Item IX, Subd. A and move the rest down. Schaible also commented the certification of the property levy, and athletic policy will be on next months agenda; also the systems accountability report will not be finalized until November. Sellner reported the systems accountability report will need to be approved in September however we will not have final testing results until November.

Weber motioned to approve the agenda with the changes noted; Hammer seconded; passed unanimously.

(Item V) There were no comments from the community.

(Item VI) Wiech read the following recognitions:

The School Board would like to thank the following for helping with preparing the 750 family packets and elementary packets: Crystal Greeley, Heidi Greeley, Jason Koch, Cameron Lehner, Maggie Schaal, Kelsey Williamson, Aaron Horsch, Noah Horsch, Adam Horsch and the following NHS members: Brittany Cardinal, Hope Horstmann, Dan Kubasch, Karl Schliep, Michelle Brandenburg, and Karissa Remer. Thank you all very much for your time.

The School Board recognizes Lindsay Ide and Katie Greenhagen who were recently corwned Winsted Ambassadors this past Sunday. Congratulation Lindsay and Katie and best of luck in the future.

The School Board recognizes the FFA volunteers who helped once again with the Wright-County-Fair clean-up. Thank you for your dedication and hard work during a very hot summer.

The School Board recognizes those that participated on the Laker Pride float in Winsted‘s parade: Sarah Drusch, Rebecca Groos, Jen Ahrens, Zach Ahrens, Christopher Ahrens, Elizabeth Ahrens, Todd Wiech, Courtney Wiech, and Kyle Wiech. Thank you all very much for your participation to help promote our school district.

Hammer motioned to approve the recognitions as read; Doering seconded; passed unanimously.

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

(Item VIII, Subd. A) Perry Schmidt, from Energy Services Group, gave a brief report on energy savings, and the process of a facility assessment on energy savings for the school district. The board discussed several options.

Hammer motioned to recommend approving the energy study costs; Doering seconded; passed unanimously.

(Item VIII, Subd. B) Weber motioned to approve the Fall Coaching staff; Wiech seconded; passed unanimously.

(Item VIII, Subd. C) Hammer motioned to approve the Service Employees International Local #284 Contract for 2006-2008; Custer seconded; passed unanimously.

(Item VIII, Subd. D) Ladd gave a brief update on the treasurer’s report. Doering motioned to approve the treasurer’s report; Custer seconded; passed unanimously.

(Item VIII, Subd. E) Principal Sellner introduced himself and gave a brief update on the handbook changes.

Weber motioned to approve the middle school handbook changes; Custer seconded; passed unanimously.

(Item VIII, Subd. F) Hammer motioned to approve the Superintendent Target Goals as discussed at the August work session; Wiech seconded; passed unanimously.

(Item VIII, Subd. G) Ladd reported the Health and Safety Written program information the board requested is enclosed.

(Item VIII, Subd. H) Weber motioned to approve the Adult Train Center Lease Addendum; Hammer seconded; passed unanimously.

(Item VIII, Subd. I) Weber motioned to approve the sale of the lot with the bus garage and the open lot next to it; Wiech seconded; passed unanimously.

The board came to a consensus to keep the lot on 8th Ave listed and to gather more information about the property.

(Item VIII, Subd. J) Hammer reviewed the information on Building Remodeling.

(Item VIII, Subd. K) Hammer motioned to approve the resignations; Doering seconded; passed unanimously.

(Item VIII, Subd. L) Custer motioned to approve the employment recommendations; Weber seconded; passed unanimously.

(Item VIII, Subd. M) Doering motioned to approve a part time Health/PE position at the MS/HS; Wiech seconded; passed unanimously.

(Item IX, Subd. A) Principal Day gave a brief update.

Principal Olson gave a brief update.

Principal Sellner gave a brief update.

(Item IX, Subd. B) Strandquist gave a brief update.

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

Weber motioned to authorize up to $15,000 on a leased van; Doering seconded passed unanimously.

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

(Item X) Next Meeting Dates:

The board agreed a work session is not needed for September unless SGN has changes that we need to address.

Regular Board Meeting – Monday September 18, 2006 7pm HS Media Center

(Item XI) Items for regular board meeting

• Web Site

• Leave/Resignations

• Employment Recommendation

• Recognitions

• Systems accountability report

• Athletic policy

• Property sales

• Certify proposed 2006 payable 2007 property levy

• Representative Dean Urdahl

• List of goals to address

Hammer motioned to adjourn at 9:04 p.m.; Wiech seconded; passed unanimously.

Respectfully submitted,

Charles Weber, Clerk

Published in the Herald Journal Oct. 30, 2006.