HLWW School District 2687 Board Minutes

REGULAR

SCHOOL BOARD MEETING

June 18, 2007

HLWW High School Media Center

The June 18, 2007 Regular School Board Meeting of the Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted ISD #2687 was called to order at 7:02 pm by Chairman Schaible. After the Pledge of Allegiance, roll was taken with members present: Hammer, Weber, Wiech, Weibel, Custer, Doering, and Schaible. Also present were Superintendent George Ladd, Principals Mike Day, Brad Sellner, and Jennifer Olson; and Board Secretary Marilyn Greeley.

(Item IV) Tim Swanson-High School project manager, from Hasslen Construction, gave a brief update on the high school project.

Randy Peavy, Humphrey Elementary project manager, from Ebert Construction, gave a brief update on the construction project at Humphrey Elementary.

Josh Nichols, Winsted Elementary project manager, from Ebert Construction, gave a brief update on the construction project at Winsted Elementary.

Ladd also updated the board on the water/sewer line to the high school site.

(Item V) Schaible recommended tabling Item I-Watermain reimbursement agreement; the board agreed.

Wiech motioned to approve the agenda with the change; Hammer seconded; passed unanimously.

(Item VI) Kendell Kubasch read an open letter given to the board regarding the Marching Band.

(Item VII) Doering read the following recognitions:

The School Board recognizes Mr. and Mrs. Woitalla and the numerous volunteers for putting on the Fishing Expo for HLWW 4th grade students, and making it a great success. It is always a highlight for the students and staff, and an educational experience for so many. Thank you for your dedication to our students.

The School Board recognizes BJ Kowalke, Paul Weibel and family, Jamie and Todd Wiech, George Ladd, Mike Day, Brad Sellner, Elementary Staff, and the HLWW Custodial staff for their assistance the days of the elementary move. Also for the numerous volunteers in their assistance to help elementary teachers pack up their classrooms. Your willingness and hard work is appreciated.

The School Board recognizes elementary students Ben Judd, Ann Ogle, Amanda Hoff, Bradley Bickman, and Jordyn Tuchenhagen for their assistance during teacher interviews. Thank you for your help in determining the best teachers for the job!

The School Board recognizes Robin Day for her countless hours put in to the Federal Consolidated Grant. Thank you for your dedication to the students and your efforts to make continuous change and improvement to the program.

The School Board recognizes Jolene Smith who placed 3rd at the State Track Meet in the 800 meter race. Congratulations Jolene!

Weibel motioned to approve the recognitions as read; Custer seconded; passed unanimously.

(Item VIII) Custer motioned to approve the consent agenda which included minutes of the May 22, 2007 Regular Board Meeting; June 4, 2007 Work Session Meeting; June bills, and communications; Doering seconded; passed unanimously.

(Item IX, Subd. A) Hammer motioned to approve the Sale of General Obligated aid anticipated bonds; Weber seconded; those in favor-Weber, Weibel, Hammer, Wiech, Doering, Custer, and Schaible; none opposed; passed unanimously.

(Item IX, Subd. B) Community Education Director, Margaret Marketon explained the process for updating the population. Weber motioned to approve the resolution relating to updating the school district population; Weibel seconded; those in favor-Weber, Weibel, Hammer, Wiech, Doering, Custer, and Schaible; none opposed; passed unanimously.

(Item IX, Subd. C) Ladd reviewed the treasurer’s report. Wiech motioned to approve the treasurer’s report; Hammer seconded; passed unanimously.

(Item IX, Subd. D) Doering updated the board on the fund six expenditures.

Wiech motioned to approve the fund six expenditures; Weibel seconded; passed unanimously.

(Item IX, Subd. E) Weber motioned to call for bakery, dairy, snowplowing, recycling, waste removal, and fuel bids; Wiech seconded; passed unanimously.

(Item IX, Subd. F) Weber motioned to approve the dissolution of the pairing of boys/girls golf with Lester Prairie; Wiech seconded; passed unanimously.

(Item IX, Subd. G) Ladd reviewed the November levy information. The board discussed levy options.

Hammer motioned for the November 2007 operating levy questions to state question one in the amount of $130 for 10 years; and question two in the amount of $64 for 10 years; Weber seconded; passed unanimously.

(Item IX. Subd.H) Schaible said the board already reviewed and discussed the PMA model.

(Item IX, Subd.I) The board agreed to table this item until a later date.

(Item IX, Subd. J) Custer motioned to approve the second reading of policies 525-Violence Prevention; 533-Wellness; 203-Operation of the School Board-Governing Rules; 203.1-School Board Procedures; Rules of Order; 203.2 Order of the Regular School Board Meeting; 203.5-School Board Meeting Agenda; 203.6-Consent Agendas; 204-School Board Meeting Minutes; Hammer seconded; passed unanimously.

(Item IX, Subd. K) Weber motioned to approve the child care leave for Michelle Olson-Special Ed teacher at Winsted Elementary from approximately October 5, 2007 to January 2008; and resignations of Tom Borrell as .6 science position; Chad Heers as 7th & 8th grade English; Scott Klavetter as elementary teacher in Winsted, 7th grade baseball and assistant wrestling coach; and Pat JoHanning as a para in Winsted; Custer seconded; passed unanimously.

(Item IX, Subd. L) Wiech motioned to approve the employment of Danielle Collins for LD/EBD position at the middle school; Samantha Schroeder as elementary teacher at Humphrey; and Abby Tritabaugh as elementary teacher at Winsted; Weibel seconded; passed unanimously.

(Item IX, Subd. M) Hammer motioned to approve the superintendent evaluation and goals update; Custer seconded; passed unanimously.

(Item X, Subd. A) Each principal gave a brief update.

(Item X, Subd. B) Each board member gave an update on committees.

(Item X, Subd. C) Superintendent Ladd Reported:

Please review the legislative updates

Buildings and Grounds Committee needs to set a meeting

Winsted Elementary portable classrooms have been moved and the building will be removed soon.

Humphrey Elementary portable classrooms will be moved June 22nd and 25th, and the building will be going to Kansas.

(Item XI) Next meeting dates:

Work Session Meeting –the board agreed no work session was needed

Regular Board Meeting – Monday July 16, 2007 7 p.m. HS Media Center

(Item XII) Items for next meeting

• Award bids for bakery, dairy, snowplowing, recycling, fuel, and waste removal bids

• Resolution awarding the sale of General Obligation Aid Anticipation Certificate

• Truth in Taxation hearing date

• Attachment 99-Resource Training & Solutions

• Health & Safety written programs-Resource Training & Solutions

• First reading of policies

• Leave/Resignations

• Employment Recommendation

• Recognitions

• November 2007 Levy

• Superintendent target goals

Hammer motioned to adjourn at 8:54 pm.; Doering seconded; passed unanimously.

Respectfully submitted,

Charles Weber, clerk

Published in the Herald Journal July 30, 2007.