HLWW School District 2687 Board Minutes

REGULAR

SCHOOL BOARD MEETING

July 16, 2007

HLWW High School Media Center

The July 16, 2007 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 members present: Hammer, Wiech, Weibel, Custer, Doering, and Schaible; Weber arrived at 7:10. Also present were Superintendent George Ladd, and Board Secretary Marilyn Greeley.

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

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

Schaible read an update from Hasslen Construction; they were not able to make the meeting due to an equipment breakdown.

(Item V) Schaible reported Gary Olson, from Ehlers is here to review item A-aid anticipated certificates; the brochure committee will review the brochure under item B; and Sandy, from CESO, will be here to review the Versatran software for transportation.

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

(Item VI) There were no questions or comments from the public.

(Item VII) Schaible read the following recognitions:

The School Board recognizes HLWW students recently crowned in local city celebrations: Miss Waverly 2007 Abby Sawatzke, and Princess Laura Jacobson; Howard Lake Princess Brittany Streich, and Princess Tiffany Drusch. Congratulations to all of you, and good luck in the future.

The School Board recognizes the Marching Band and volunteers that have helped and participated in the Howard Lake and Waverly parades. Thank you for your continued support of the district.

The School Board recognizes the many volunteers who helped Laker Pride during the Howard Lake and Waverly parades. Thank you for your continued support of the district.

Wiech also congratulated Krystal Gatz for being crowned Howard Lake Queen.

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

(Item VIII) Weber motioned to approve the consent agenda which included minutes of the June 18, 2007 Regular Board Meeting; and July bills; Wiech seconded; passed unanimously.

(Item IX, Subd. A) Gary Olson, from Ehlers & Associates, reviewed what aid anticipation certificates are and what they can be used for. Ehlers recommends the bid be awarded to RBC Capital Markets.

Hammer motioned to approve the resolution awarding sale of aid anticipated certificates to RBC Capital Markets; Wiech seconded; those in favor: Hammer, Weibel, Weber, Wiech, Doering, Custer and Schaible; opposed: none; passed unanimously.

(Item IX, Subd. B) Hammer gave an update on the brochure.

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

(Item IX, Subd. D) Doering and Ladd reviewed the fund six expenses. Weber motioned to approve the fund six expenditures; Weibel seconded; passed unanimously.

Sandy Haug, Transportation Specialist, from CESO, gave a brief overview of the Versatran software for transportation.

(Item IX, Subd. E) Hammer motioned to approve the bids as recommended provided the snowplowing removal can be completed by 7 a.m. at all sites; Weibel seconded; passed unanimously.

(Item IX, Subd. F) Custer motioned to approve truth in taxation hearing dates of Tuesday December 4, 2007, prior to or in place of the board work session (which will need to be moved from Monday night to Tuesday night), with the continuation date set for December 17, 2007; Wiech seconded; passed unanimously.

(Item IX, Subd. G) Hammer motioned to approve the Health & Safety written programs; Weibel seconded; passed unanimously.

(Item IX, Subd. H) Hammer motioned to approve Attachment 99; Weibel seconded; passed unanimously.

(Item IX, Subd. I) Custer motioned to approve the employment of Jeff Goudy, elementary teacher, and Brooke Linehan, middle school teacher, and Kim Hewson-Garber, ECFE Coordinator; Doering seconded; passed unanimously.

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

(Item X, Subd. B) Superintendent Ladd gave a brief report.

Doering motioned to have a work session on Monday August 6th at 7 p.m. to discuss the school calendar (colored version), and update on FFE figures, and make any motions as necessary; Custer seconded; passed unanimously.

(Item XI) Next meeting dates:

Work Session Meeting –Monday August 6, 2007 7 p.m. HS Media Center

Regular Board Meeting – Monday August 20, 2007 7 p.m. HS Media Center

(Item XII) Items for Work session

• Colored version of the school calendar

• FFE update

Items for regular board meeting

• Adopt resolution calling for the November 6, 2007 levy

• Fall Coaching Assignments

• Approve Superintendent target goals

• First reading of policies

• Leave/Resignations

• Employment Recommendation

• Recognitions

• November 2007 Levy

Doering motioned to adjourn at 8:53 p.m.; Custer seconded; passed unanimously.

Respectfully submitted,

Charles Weber, clerk

Published in the Herald Journal aug. 27, 2007.