HLWW School District 2687 Board Minutes

REGULAR SCHOOL BOARD MEETING
Monday, July 13, 2009
HLWW Board Room
The July 13, 2009 Regular School Board meeting of the Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted ISD #2687 was called to order at 6:03 pm by Chairman Schaible. After the pledge of allegiance, roll was taken with the following members present: Heuer, Wiech, Doering, Weibel, Tintes, Weber and Schaible. Also present were Superintendent Brad Sellner, Financial Consultant, Bill Holmgren, and Board Secretary Marilyn Greeley.
(Item IV) Weber motioned to approve the agenda; Tintes seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item V) There were no questions or comments from the public.
(Item VI) Schaible read the following recognitions:
The School Board recognizes Adam Koeppe for all his help with the middle school library committee, and for the book he has donated to it. Thank you very much Adam for your donation of books and time.
The School Board recognizes the Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted FFA Chapter’s first Breakfast on the Farm, Saturday, June 20th hosted by Goldview Farms. Congratulations on a successful event.
The School Board recognizes Mr. Sellner and the school district for their participation in the Howard Lake Lions Donkey Basketball game on May 5th. The Lions were able to raise $750 for the Middle School library fund and $252 went into a scholarship fund. Thank you to all the community and staff who participated in this event.
The School Board recognizes HLWW students recently crowned in local city celebrations: Miss Howard Lake Ellen Korsbon, and Kacie Carlsted and Christine Bobrowske as princesses during Good Neighbor Days coronation June 28th. Congratulations to all of you, and good luck in the future.
Schaible also indicated that Britney Hoiland was crowned the Waverly Queen and Natalie Borrell was crowned princess of Waverly this past weekend.
Wiech motioned to approve the recognitions with the addition; Heuer seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item VII) Weber motioned to approve the consent agenda which included the June 8, 2009 Regular Board meeting minutes; June 22, 2009 work session meeting minutes; July bills; leave of absence request for Kathryn Wilson from January 25, 2010 to June 9, 2010; hiring Susan Winge as a part time special education position at Holy Trinity for the 2009-2010 school year and communications-MN FFA Convention News 2009 and thank you card from George Ladd and Chris Starr; Wiech seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item VIII, Subd. A) Weber motioned to award the sale of aid anticipated bonds to Piper Jaffray & Co.; Wiech seconded; those in favor: Weber, Tintes, Weibel, Doering, Wiech, Heuer, and Schaible; opposed: none; passed unanimously.
(Item VIII, Subd. B) Heuer motioned to approve the treasurer’s report; Wiech seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item VIII, Subd. C) Heuer motioned to approve the 10 cent increase in the 2009-2010 lunch prices; Tintes seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item VIII, Subd. D) Weibel motioned to approve the truth in taxation hearing prior to the December 14th board meeting; Doering seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item VIII, Subd. E) Doering recommended reviewing the reduction list at the July 27, 209 work session meeting. The board members agreed to table this information until the work session.
(Item VIII, Subd. F) Tintes motioned to adopt the resolution calling for the fall operating levy election; Weibel seconded; Doering suggested moving the tax increase question to right after the question related to it. Tintes amended his motion to change the order of question two and three; Weibel seconded; those in favor: Weber, Tintes, Weibel, Doering, Wiech, Heuer, and Schaible; opposed: none; passed unanimously.
(Item VIII, Subd. G) Weber motioned to approve the work comp carrier SFM; Tintes seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item VIII, Subd. H) Heuer motioned to approve the fund six expenses; Tintes seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item VIII, Subd. I) Weber motioned to approve the following bids: Sara Lee Bakery, the bakery bid for 2009-2010; Schroeder Dairy, the dairy bid for 2009-2010 school year; Goldview Farms-Pat Bakeberg, for the High School site 2009-2010 snow plow season; BORKA Excavating for the Middle School, and Humphrey sites; and Andy’s Lawn Care for the Winsted Elementary site; Mumford Sanitation for the 2009-2010 school year for waste removal/recycling; and MidCounty Coop, for the fuel bid for the 2009-2010; Tintes seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item VIII, Subd. J) Weber motioned to approve Health & Safety written programs; Weibel seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item VIII, Subd. K) Weber motioned to approve attachment 99; Wiech seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item VIII, Subd. L) Wiech reported there were no changes at this time.
(Item VIII, Subd. M) Weber motioned to approve the contract with Mr. Ladd; Weibel seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item VIII, Subd. N) Superintendent Sellner reported he needs to meet with Mr. Weninger to finalize the information for the Ag curriculum, and will have information for the next meeting.
(Item IX, Subd. A) Each board member gave a brief report on committee meetings.
(Item IX, Subd. B) Superintendent Sellner gave a brief report.
(Item X) Next Meeting Dates:
• Work Session Meeting – Monday July 27, 2009 6pm Board Room
• Regular Board Meeting – Monday August 10, 2009 6pm Board Room
(Item XI) Items for Work session
• Reduction items
• Brochure
• Budget committee information from Margaret Marketon
• AIM Resources contract approval
Items for regular board meeting:
• Fall Levy Election
• Leave/Resignations
• Employment Recommendation
• Recognitions
• Fall Coaching Assignments
• Liability Study Results
• SMART Finance
• AG curriculum review
Doering motioned to adjourn at 7:30 pm; Weibel seconded; passed unanimously.
Respectfully submitted,
Charles Weber, clerk
Published in the Herald Journal Aug. 24, 2009.