HLWW School District 2687 Board Minutes

REGULAR SCHOOL BOARD MEETING

August 20, 2007

HLWW High School Media Center

The August 20, 2007 Regular School Board Meeting of the Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted ISD #2687 was called to order at 7:03 pm by Vice Chairperson Custer. After the Pledge of Allegiance, roll was taken with members present: Hammer, Wiech, Weibel, Custer, and Doering; absent: Schaible; Weber arrived at 7:08. Also present were Superintendent George Ladd, Principals Mike Day, Brad Sellner, and Jennifer Olson; and Board Secretary Marilyn Greeley.

(Item IV) 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.

Tim Swanson, project manager from Hasslen Construction, gave a brief update on construction at the new high school site.

(Item V) Custer requested the following additions to the agenda: item G-resignation of Gary Whitcomb-high school para; item H-employment recommendation of Sarah DeLa Forest-middle/high school science teacher.

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

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

(Item VII) Doering read the following recognitions:

The School Board recognizes Breanna Ollig and Karissa Remer who were recently crowned Winsted Ambassadors this past Sunday. Congratulations Brianna and Karissa 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: Angela Asleson, Mykayla Greenfield, Chayane Warnschultz, Hannah Messer, Sheila Asleson, Kyle Wiech, Vivian Mahlstedt, and Paul Weibel. Thank you all very much for your participation to help promote our school district.

The School Board recognizes Amber Drusch and Residential Mortgage Group for their donation. Thank you, Amber for selecting the school district to receive a donation from RMG.

The School Board would like to thank the following for helping with preparing the 850 family packets and elementary packets: Crystal Greeley, Karl Schliep, Michelle Brandenburg, Brie Barfknecht, Eric Arlien, Brittany Drew, Karissa Remer, Sara Butterfass, Leah Kruzel, and Crystal Jones. Thank you all very much for your time.

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

(Item VIII) Weber motioned to approve the consent agenda which included minutes of the July 16, 2007 Regular Board Meeting; August 6, 2007 Work Session; and August bills; Wiech seconded; passed unanimously.

(Item IX, Subd. A) Weibel motioned to approve the resolution calling for the November 6, 2007 Operating Levy Election; Weber seconded; those in favor: Wiech, Doering, Hammer, Weibel, Weber, and Custer; none opposed; absent: Schaible; passed unanimously.

(Item IX, Subd. B) The board reviewed and updated the levy brochure. Doering motioned to accept brochure with changes; Weber seconded; passed unanimously.

(Item IX, Subd. C) Hammer motioned to approve the August treasurers report; Wiech seconded; passed unanimously.

(Item IX, Subd. D) Doering motioned to approve the fund six expenditures; Wiech seconded; passed unanimously.

(Item IX, Subd. E) Weber motioned to approve the fall coaching assignments; Hammer seconded; passed unanimously.

(Item IX, Subd. F) Custer presented the superintendent target goals.

(Item IX, Subd. G) Weber motioned to approve the resignations of Daina Penny with a stipulation that it be granted if a suitable replacement is found; Tami Bangasser as Winsted Elementary Para; and Gary Whitcomb as a High School Para; Wiech seconded; passed unanimously.

(Item IX, Subd. H) Weibel motioned to approve Sarah DeLa Forest as a middle/high school Science teacher; Hammer seconded; passed unanimously.

(Item X, Subd. A) Principals Olson, Day, and Sellner gave brief updates.

(Item X, Subd. B) Each board member gave an update on School Board Committee Reports

(Item X, Subd. C) Superintendent Ladd gave a brief update.

(Item XI) Next meetings:

Work Session Meeting –no work session is needed

Regular Board Meeting – Monday September 17, 2007 7pm HS Media Center

(Item XII) Items for regular board meeting

• Certify proposed 2006 payable 2007 property levy

• Systems accountability report

• Leave/Resignations

• Employment Recommendation

• Recognitions

• Approve Superintendent Target Goals

• FFE update

• Bus garage bids

• Fundraiser Calendar

Hammer motioned to adjourn at 8:33 pm; Wiech seconded; passed unanimously.

Respectfully submitted,

Charles Weber, clerk

Published in the Herald Journal Sept. 24, 2007.