HLWW School District 2687 Board Minutes

REGULAR SCHOOL BOARD MEETING
Monday May 10, 2010
HLWW Board Room
The May 10, 2010 Regular School Board meeting of the Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted ISD #2687 was called to order at 6:03 p.m. by Chairman Schaible. After the pledge of allegiance, roll was taken with the following members present: Schaible, Heuer, Wiech, Doering, Tintes, Weibel, and Weber. Also present were Superintendent Brad Sellner, SMS Financial Consultant Todd Netzke, Principals Mike Day, Jim Schimelpfenig, and Jennifer Olson, and Board Secretary Marilyn Greeley.
(Item IV) Schaible reviewed agenda items; the addition of a medical leave request from Mary Lundeen-Judd, Items D-Food Service Price Increase and Item E-Bus Lease update, will be discussion only and will be brought to the next meeting for approval. Weber indicated he recommends removing Item E-SMS Contract for further discussion. Schaible said information was discussed at the last board meeting.
Weber indicated he would like to remove Item E-SMS Contract from the consent agenda. Schaible said we could remove it from the consent agenda and discuss it.
Weber motioned to remove Item E from the consent agenda and discuss it later and approve the remaining items; Doering seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item V) There were no questions or comments from visitors.
(Item VI) Heuer read the following recognitions:
The School Board recognizes the following students of the month who were chosen for the month of March by the teachers and staff of HLWW Middle School: Cole Gagnon, Cozette Eastman, Nathan Janning, Rebecca Welman, and Alex Smith. They also received a certificate and have their pictures displayed on the Middle School bulletin board.
The School Board recognizes the following students of the month who were chosen for the month of April by the teachers and staff of HLWW Middle School: Lucas Hausladen, Alex Bestul, Roberto Gallego-Celis, Abby Miller, and Lindsay Marketon. They also received a certificate and have their pictures displayed on the Middle School bulletin board.
The School Board recognizes Superintendent Sellner who donated a treadmill to the Middle School Phy Ed Department. Thank you very much for your donation.
The School Board recognizes the graduating class of 2010. Thank you for your contributions to the school district throughout your educational experience here at HLWW Schools. We wish you all the best in your future endeavors whatever they may be.
The School Board recognizes the 2010 prom and after prom volunteers who helped with this years prom. Thank you to everyone one who helped make this a wonderful experience for all those who attended.
The School Board recognizes the following new NHS inductees: Jared Gailey, Katie Hirsch, Jackson Houston, William Jaros, Katelyn Kamann, Ariel Kocher, Shea Lammers, Heather Lehner, Sarah Marketon Laura Pettit, William Schanus, Samantha Stender, Jake Theisen, Ellie Arvidson, Heidi Greeley, Jessica Marketon, Matthew Marketon, and Amber Zubrod. Congratulations to everyone!
The School Board recognizes the class of 2010’s valedictorian Cassie Houston, and salutatorian Taylor Williams. Congratulations to both of you on this most prestigious honor. We wish you all the best as you meet your future goals, whatever they may be.
The School Board recognizes HLWW Students of Excellence: Kelsey Clark, Taylor Williams, Cassandra Houston, and Rebecca Roufs. One-hundred-sixty-four students were chosen from among 42 high schools in central Minnesota and were honored at the 23rd annual Students of Excellence Banquet with parents and teachers sponsored by Resource Training and Solutions. Congratulations to these students for achieving this recognition.
The School Board recognizes the following Humphrey and Winsted Elementary students who achieved high AR points: Anna Duske, Bella Erstad, Amber Gunderson, Tommy Horn, Wyatt Determan, and Maisie Johnson. Each student reached and or exceeded 220 points. They were honored by Principal Olson and Superintendent Sellner for their high AR achievement and were taken to lunch. Congratulations to those who excelled in the AR program.
The School Board recognizes the Minnesota Dairy Council, Viktor the Viking and Princess Kay of the Milky Way for the assembly provided to each of the elementary schools free of charge. The assembly focused on exercise and healthy eating habits, and was highly engaging for students and staff.
The School Board recognizes the 2010 Minnesota Twins Father of the Year Essay winner Kira Karels, who won first place in the eighth grade category, and honorable mention to Josyln Munson, in the sixth grade category. Kira and Josyln were chosen from 14,351 student essays. Congratulations for being selected.
The School Board recognizes The Great River Regional Library and the Howard Lake Public Library for providing the funding and sponsoring Author Jonathan Friesen. Mr. Friesen spoke to all of the students and then spent the rest of the day working with the 7th and 8th grade students in their language arts class. Thank you very much for providing us with this wonderful opportunity.
Wiech motioned to approve the recognitions as read; Weibel seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item VII) Tintes motioned to approve the consent agenda with the removal of item E-SMS Consultant contract to be discussed during the treasurer’s report; Wiech seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item VIII, Subd. A) Community Education Director, Margaret Marketon, ECFE Coordinator, Kim Hewson-Garber, and Secretary Stacy Horsch gave a brief presentation on Community Education programs.
(Item VIII, Subd. B) Mark Jarvie, from Air-On, reviewed maintenance information.
(Item VIII, Subd. C) Todd Netzke, SMS Financial Consultant, reviewed the treasurer’s report.
Doering recommended not increasing the meal prices at this time, and reviewing information in the future if an increase is necessary.
Doering motioned to approve the treasurer’s report; Wiech seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item VIII, Subd. D) Weber motioned to approve the contract with SMS; Weibel seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item VIII, Subd. E) Superintendent Sellner reviewed information on a bus lease contract. The board requested to have information on options to lease, purchase, and a combination of both for the next board meeting.
(Item VIII, Subd. F) Weber motioned to approve the resolution terminating & nonrenewal of Gary Schmidt due to the expiration of his license variance; Doering seconded; those in favor: Weber, Weibel, Tintes, Doering, Wiech, Heuer, and Schaible; opposed: none; passed unanimously.
Weber motioned to approve the resolution terminating & nonrenewal of Heidi Joy-Bursch due to the expiration of her license variance; Doering seconded; those in favor: Weber, Weibel, Tintes, Doering, Wiech, Heuer, and Schaible; opposed: none; passed unanimously.
Weber motioned to approve the resolution reducing Cullen Schultz by .4 FTE due to financial limitations; Doering seconded; those in favor: Weber, Weibel, Tintes, Doering, Wiech, Heuer, and Schaible; opposed: none; passed unanimously.
(Item VIII, Subd. G) Weber motioned to rescind the resolution placing a teacher (Kathy Wilson) on reduction; Wiech seconded; those in favor: Weber, Weibel, Tintes, Doering, Wiech, Heuer, and Schaible; opposed: none; passed unanimously.
(Item VIII, Subd. H) Weber motioned to approve the placement of Addie Mucha on unrequested leave of absence due to financial limitations; Tintes seconded; those in favor: Weber, Weibel, Tintes, Doering, Wiech, Heuer, and Schaible; opposed: none; passed unanimously.
(Item VIII, Subd. I) Principal Olson reviewed the Parent Involvement Compact. Heuer motioned to approve the Parent Involvement Compact; Tintes seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item VIII, Subd. J) The policy committee recommends the first reading of policies 709-Student Transportation Safety and 806-Crisis Management.
(Item IX, Subd. A) Principal Olson gave a brief report.
Principal Schimelpfenig gave a brief report.
Principal Day gave a brief report.
(Item IX, Subd. B) Each board member gave a brief committee meeting update.
(Item IX, Subd. C) Superintendent Sellner gave a brief report.
X. Next Meeting Dates:
• Work Session Meeting–Monday May 24, 2010 6pm Board Room- not needed at this time
• Regular Board Meeting–Monday June 14, 2010 6pm Board Room
XI. Items for regular board meeting
• First reading of policies
• Second reading of policies
• Leave/Resignations/retirements
• Employment Recommendation
• Recognitions
• Call for the sale of aid anticipation certificates-Ehlers recommends that the district call for the sale in June and award the bid in July.
• Request estimates for fuel, snow plowing, and commodities (milk and bread)
• Year End Curriculum Reports
• Fall School Board Election
• Approve Original Budget for 2010-2011
• Food service meal prices
• Bus lease options
• Other
Doering motioned to adjourn at 7:45pm; Wiech seconded; passed unanimously.
Respectfully Submitted,
Charles Weber, Clerk