HLWW School District 2687 Board Minutes

REGULAR SCHOOL BOARD MEETING
Monday, November 8, 2010
HLWW Board Room
The November 8, 2010 Regular School Board meeting of the Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted ISD #2687 was called to order at 6:00pm. by Chairman Schaible. After the pledge of allegiance, roll was taken with the following members present: Schaible, Doering Wiech, Heuer, Tintes, Weibel, and Weber. Also present were Principals Mike Day, Jim Schimelpfenig, and Jennifer Olson; SMS Financial Consultant, Todd Netzke, and Board Secretary Marilyn Greeley.
(Item IV) Chairman Schaible reported there is an addition to the consent agenda of a child care leave and resignation from the head volleyball coach; and under Item K-to move approval to the next meeting.
Doering motioned to approve the agenda with the changes; Tintes seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item V) There were no questions or comments from visitors.
(Item VI) Chairman Schaible reported there is a thank you from a community member who attended the community concert.
Wiech motioned to approve the consent agenda which consisted of minutes from October 11, 2010 Regular Board Meeting, and October 25, 2010 Work Session Meeting; November Bills; Enrollment; Employment Recommendation of Elayne M. Teorey for the (.6 FTE) EBD position at HS; medical leave for Greg (Chopper) Lammers starting October 18, 2010 until cleared by doctor to return to work; the Second Reading of Policies 414 Mandated Reporting of Child Neglect or Physical or Sexual Abuse; 415 Mandated Reporting of Maltreatment of Vulnerable Adults; 506 Student Discipline; 522 Student Sex Nondiscrimination; 524 Internet Acceptable Use and Safety Policy; and 616 School District System Accountability; Communications of a thank you card from Good Samaritan in Howard Lake, Resource Training & Solutions Communicator, MSBA Newly Elected Board Members, Elementary Laker News; and the following Recognitions:
The School Board recognizes the teachers honored recently at the 19th annual Leadership in Educational Excellence (LEEA) banquet: Abby Carlson, Valerie Haldy, and Christin LaMott. This annual event sponsored by Resource Training and Solutions, honors educators for their dedication to teaching and inspiring students. We congratulate you on this accomplishment, and thank you for your commitment to students of this district.
The School Board recognizes the following students of the month who were chosen for the month of September by the teachers and staff of HLWW Middle School: Sabrina Paul, Marisa Fiecke, Jayde Proffitt, Liam Fury, and Alex Olson. They also received a certificate and have their pictures displayed on the Middle School bulletin board.
The School Board recognizes those who helped out with the second senior citizen Fine Arts Performance: Dick Sonstegard, Dan Boeson, Mike Day, Vivian Mahlstedt, Laker Pride, Duane Lichy, Leon Zellmann, Michelle Johnson, Chris Starr and Charlie Roux who helped make the Community Concert a great success. Many people from our communities were able to come and enjoy the performance at the high school. Thank you to everyone who made this a wonderful experience for all those who were able to attend.
The School Board recognizes Jamie Wiech for donating a refrigerator, oven, and microwave to the Middle School. Thank you for your donation Jamie.
The School Board recognizes Midland Nursery for donating 47 trees to the district over the past three years at an estimated total cost of $9,400. Thank you for your donations over the past three years to the beautification of the grounds of the school district, and your commitment to the district.
Heuer seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item VII, Subd. A) Wiech motioned to approve the treasurer’s report; Tintes seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item VII, Subd. B) Weber motioned to rescind the resolution relating to the authorization of a capital account transfer which was adopted at the March8, 2010 meeting; Tintes seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item VII, Subd. C) Patty Diers, ALP program instructor, gave a presentation on the program.
(Item VII, Subd. D) Wiech motioned to approve the AYP Plan and approve Schimelpfenig as the LEA representative for this report; Tintes seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item VII, Subd. E) Weber motioned to approve the additional 5.5 hour paraprofessional; Weibel seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item VII, Subd. F) Weber motioned to approve the seniority list as posted; Wiech seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item VII, Subd. G) Weber motioned to adopt the resolution to canvass the fall school board election; Wiech seconded; those in favor: Weber, Weibel, Tintes, Doering, Wiech, Heuer, and Schaible; opposed: none; passed unanimously.
(Item VII, Subd. H) Weber motioned to adopt the resolution authorizing issuance of certificates of election; Tintes seconded; those in favor: Weber, Weibel, Tintes, Doering, Wiech, Heuer, and Schaible; opposed: none; passed unanimously.
Doering left the meeting at 7:10pm.
(Item VII, Subd. I) Weibel motioned to approve the principal contract; Wiech seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item VII, Subd. J) Heuer motioned to approve the food service contract (cooks and cashier); Tintes seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item VII, Subd. K) Moved to the next meeting.
(Item VII, Subd. L) The policy committee recommends the first reading on the following policies: 410 Family and Medical Leave Policy; 413 Harassment and Violence; 514 Bullying Prohibition; and 526 Hazing Prohibition. Superintendent Sellner reported we are reviewing the updates from MSBA on policies 410, 413, and 514 which is why they are going to a first reading again.
(Item VIII, Subd. A) Principal Schimelpfenig gave a brief report.
Principal Olson gave a brief report.
Principal Day gave a brief report.
(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 November 22, 2010 6pm Board Room
• Regular Board Meeting - Monday December 13, 2010 6pm Board Room
(Item X) Items for November 22, 2010 Work Session
• Approve 2009-2010 Audit
• Approve Transportation Director, Community Ed Director, Food Service Director, and ECFE Director contracts
Items for Regular Board Meeting
• Truth In Taxation Hearing
• First reading of policies
• Second Reading of Policies
• Leave/Resignations/retirements
• Employment Recommendation
• Recognitions
• Approve Contracts
• Final levy limitation and certification of 2010 payable 2011
(Item XI) Close meeting for labor negotiations strategies-not needed at this time.
Weber motioned to adjourn at 7:30pm; Wiech seconded; passed unanimously.
Respectfully Submitted,
Charles Weber, Clerk
Published in the Herald Journal Dec. 27, 2010.

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