HLWW School District 2687 Board Minutes

REGULAR SCHOOL BOARD MEETING
Monday, October 11, 2010
HLWW Board Room
The October 11, 2010 Regular School Board meeting of the Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted ISD #2687 was called to order at 6:00 p.m.. by Chairman Schaible. After the pledge of allegiance, roll was taken with the following members present: Schaible, Doering, Wiech, Heuer, and Weber; absent: Tintes; Weibel arrived at 6:12 p.m.. Also present was SMS Financial Consultant, Todd Netzke, and Board Secretary Marilyn Greeley.
(Item IV) Weber motioned to approve the agenda; Heuer seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item V) There were no questions or comments from visitors.
(Item VI) Wiech motioned to approve the consent agenda which included: September 13, 2010 Regular Board Meeting minutes, October bills, enrollment, lane change requests for the following: Andy Gagnon from BA15 to BA30; Robin Day from BA45 to MA; Michelle Sperle-Berg from BA to BA15; Heidi Joy-Bursch from BA to BA15; employment of Don Buchan as a 1⁄2 afternoon route driver, Mary Edmonson as a special ed van driver; Marey Woolhouse as a para at Humphrey Elementary, and Kathy Welman as a para at Winsted Elementary; the approval of the Winter Coaching staff; communications of Resource Training & Solutions Communicator, and Elementary Laker News; and the following recognitions: The School Board recognizes Adam Koeppe for donating books to the Middle School library. Thank you for your continued support of the school district.
The School Board recognizes Zahler Photography for donating the Middle School values poster and banner. Thank you for your donation and support of the school district.
The School Board recognizes Kent Houston and the Citizens Bank of Waverly-Montrose for sponsoring the High School honors breakfast. Thank you Mr. Houston, and Citizens Bank of Waverly-Montrose for sponsoring our High School honors breakfast.
The School Board recognizes the following recently crowned homecoming royalty: King – Darrin Blanchette; Queen – Ellie Arvidson; Prince – Tyler Gruenhagen; Princess – Brooke Hoese.
Congratulations to all of you.
The School Board recognizes Kurt Landin and the Winsted Lions for the donation of dictionaries to the 3rd grade students at Winsted Elementary. Thank you for your generosity and for supporting our students’ academic growth.
Heuer seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item VII, Subd. A) Heuer motioned to approve the comprehensive insurance package without the umbrella, with Continental Western Insurance; Wiech seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item VII, Subd. B) Wiech motioned to approve the treasurer’s report; Doering seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item VII, Subd. C) Sellner reported he will talk to other districts to see what type of sample letter they use, and will give an update to the board later this week.
(Item VII, Subd. D) System Accountability Report will be presented by Curriculum Director Jim Schimelpfenig when he arrives; approximately 6:30 p.m..
(Item VII, Subd. E) Sellner reviewed information on AYP planning.
(Item VII, Subd. F) Weber motioned to move the gymnastics program to the middle school; Wiech seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item VII, Subd. G) No decision was made at this time, it was only a discussion item.
(Item VII, Subd. H) Wiech motioned to approve the adoption of the health reimbursement arrangement for active employees; Weber seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item VII, Subd. I) Heuer motioned to give authority to the Superintendent to develop a procedure for establishing the federal ethnicity designation on the student registration form; Weibel seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item VII, Subd. J) Wiech motioned to approve the posting of the seniority list; Heuer seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item VII, Subd. K) Heuer motioned to approve the annual Assurance of Compliance report; Weibel seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item VII, Subd. L) Schaible reviewed the information about canvassing the fall school board elections, and that no special meeting is needed because the time frame falls between the dates we have our regular board meeting.
(Item VII, Subd. M) Doering motioned to adopt the resolution for the district application to the MN State High School League Foundation; Wiech seconded; those in favor: Weber, Weibel, Doering, Wiech, Heuer and Schaible; opposed: none; passed unanimously.
(Item VII, Subd. N) This item will be tabled until the November regular meeting.
(Item VII, Subd. O) This item will be tabled until the November regular meeting.
(Item VII, Subd. P) The policy committee recommends the first reading on the following policies which are to be reviewed annually. 410 Family and Medical Leave Policy; 413 Harassment and Violence; 414 Mandated Reporting of Child Neglect or Physical or Sexual Abuse; 415 Mandated Reporting of Maltreatment of Vulnerable Adults; 506 Student Discipline; 514 Bullying Prohibition; 522 Student Sex Nondiscrimination; 524 Internet Acceptable Use and Safety Policy; and 616 School District System Accountability.
(Item VII, Subd. D) Wiech motioned to approve the Systems Accountability Report; Weibel seconded; motion carried/failed.
(Item VIII, Subd. A) Each principal submitted written reports because of parent/teacher conference night.
(Item VIII, Subd. B) There were no committee reports.
(Item VIII, Subd. C) Superintendent Sellner gave a brief report.
(Item IX) Next Meeting Dates:
• Work Session Meeting – Monday October 25, 2010 6 p.m. Board Room-not needed at this time.
• Regular Board Meeting – Monday November 8, 2010 6 p.m. Board Room
(Item X) Items for the November 22, 2010 Work session:
• Approve the 2009-10 Audit
Items for regular board meeting
• First reading of policies
• Second Reading of Policies
• Leave/resignations/retirements
• Employment Recommendation
• Recognitions
• Canvass Fall School Board Election Results
• Approve Seniority List
• Approve Bus Driver contract
• Approve Custodial contract
(Item XI) Doering motioned to close the meeting at 7:35 p.m.; Wiech seconded; passed unanimously.
The meeting was closed to discuss labor negotiations strategies.
Doering motioned to close the closed meeting at 8:19 p.m.; Weibel seconded; passed unanimously.
Weibel motioned to adjourn at 8:20 p.m.; Wiech seconded; passed unanimously.
Respectfully Submitted,
Charles Weber, Clerk
Published in the Herald Journal Nov. 22, 2010.

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