HLWW School District 2687 Board Minutes

REGULAR SCHOOL BOARD MEETING
Monday, March 09, 2009
HLWW Board Room
The March 9, 2009 Regular School Board meeting of the Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted ISD #2687 was called to order at 6:02 by Chairman Schaible. After the pledge of allegiance, roll was taken with the following members present: Wiech, Doering, Heuer, Schaible, and Weibel; absent: Tintes and Weber. Also present were Superintendent George Ladd, Principals Mike Day and Brad Sellner; Financial Consultant Bill Holmgren, and Board Secretary Marilyn Greeley
(Item IV) Schaible requested to change Item VIII, Subd. B and C around, and Principal Olson’s report is at your table. Wiech motioned to approve the agenda with changing Item VIII, Subd. B and C around and Principals Olson’s report is in writing at the meeting; Doering seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item V) Schaible recognized former student Crystal Greeley was at the meeting to review a government meeting for a college history report.
(Item VI) Weibel read the following recognitions:
The School Board recognizes the following middle school students of the month for February:
Jack Jagodzinski, Darya Karas, Jordan Kocher, Alex Weibel, Madison Gueiningsman, Shelby Kocher, Michaela Fie, Dylan Youngren, Mackenzie Uter, Katie Jarmon, Tyler Aalid, Maddie Smith, Kenya Otiso, and Betsy Lewis. As Students of the Month they were invited to have breakfast with the principal, Mr. Sellner. They also received a certificate and have their pictures displayed on the Middle School bulletin board. Congratulations to everyone!
The School Board recognizes Katie Pettit who recently scored her 2,000th career point as she helped the Laker Girls Basketball team go 3-0 last week. Katie was also names a CMC Athlete of the Week scoring 66 points, 20 assists, 20 steals and 19 rebounds in three HLWW wins last week. Congratulations Katie!!!! Keep up the good work.
The School Board recognizes Nash Falk who was also recently named a CMC Athlete of the Week scoring 80 points, 12 assists, 11 rebounds and 10 steals in three games. Congratulations Nash!! Keep up the good work.
The School Board recognizes this years snow-fest royalty: King – Jeff Hammer, Queen – Katelyn Klinkner, Prince – Kieth Diers, and Princess – Palwasha Nassiri. Congratulations to all of you and best of luck in the future.
The School Board recognizes John Long who will be advancing to the state wrestling tournament. Congratulations John and good luck at the state meet.
The School Board recognizes the 9th, 10th, 11th, and 12th grade honor roll students who were recognized with a breakfast and certificates on February 17th and 18th. Congratulations to all the students who were recognized at the honors breakfast.
Heuer motioned to approve the recognitions as read; Wiech seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item VII) Wiech motioned to approve the consent agenda;Weibel seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item VIII, Subd. A) Wiech motioned to approve the treasurer’s report; Doering seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item VIII, Subd. B) Doering reviewed the budget reduction information.
(Item VIII, Subd. C) Wiech motioned to approve the resolution directing the administration to make recommendations for reduction in programs and positions; Heuer seconded; those in favor: Doering, Wiech, Heuer, Weibel, and Schaible; opposed: none; absent: Weber, and Tintes; passed unanimously.
(Item VIII, Subd. D) Wiech motioned to approve expenditures; Doering seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item VIII, Subd. E) Heuer motioned to approve the handbook changes; Wiech seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item VIII, Subd. F) Doering motioned to approve the Superintendent contract with Brad Sellner with flexibility in language for insurance to comply with law; Heuer seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item IX, Subd. A) Principal Day and Sellner gave a brief report. Schaible reviewed Principal Olson’s Elementary report.
(Item IX, Subd. B) Each Board member gave committee updates.
(Item IX, Subd. C) Superintendent Ladd gave a brief report.
(Item X) Next Meeting Dates:
• Work Session Meeting –Monday March 23, 2009 6pm Board Room-not needed at this time
• Regular Board Meeting – Monday April 13, 2009 6pm Board Room
(Item XI) Items for regular board meeting
• Approve final revised budget for current fiscal year; Approve proposed placement of tenured staff on Unrequested Leave of Absence; Approve proposed layoff reduction of nontenured staff ; Adopt Resolution authorizing LEA Representative; Lane Changes; First reading of policies; Leave/Resignations/retirements; Employment Recommendation; Recognitions
Doering motioned to adjourn at 7:18 pm; Wiech seconded; passed unanimously.
Respectfully submitted,
Charles Weber, clerk
Published in the Herald Journal April 27, 2009.