HLWW School District 2687 Board Minutes

REGULAR SCHOOL BOARD MEETING
Monday, May 14, 2012
High School Media Center
The May 14, 2012 Regular School Board meeting of the Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted ISD#2687 was called to order at 6:02 pm. by Chairman Schaible. After the pledge of allegiance, roll was taken with the following members present: Schaible, Heuer, Wiech, Tintes, Weber, and Weibel; Kocher arrived at 6:05pm. Also present were Superintendent Brad Sellner, Principals Mike Day, Jim Schimelpfenig, and Jennifer Olson, and Board Secretary Marilyn Greeley.
(Item IV) Schaible asked to add Item K-Purchase of Drivers Ed Car, and an additional resignation of Cassie Akerson under the Consent Agenda.
Weber motioned to approve the agenda with the additions; Weibel seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item V) There were no questions or comments from visitors.
(Item VI) Heuer motioned to approve the consent agenda which included the April 9, 2012 Regular Board Meeting minutes, May Bills, Student Activity Account Update, May Enrollment, the resignation of Andrew Sherman as evening custodian at Winsted Elementary effective April 16, 2012; Sam Bell as evening custodian at the Middle School effective April 27, 2012; Katie Quaas as Early Childhood Teacher effective May 10, 2012; Kim Hewson-Garber as ECFE Coordinator effective June 30, 2012, Cassie Akerson as an Elementary Teacher effective the end for the 2011-12 school year, the retirement of Charles Roux as Senior High Band Director effective the end of the 2011-12 school year; the transfer of BJ Kowalke from Para at Humphrey Elementary to part time evening custodian at Winsted Elementary until June 8th and then become full time custodian thereafter; employment of Amanda Imberg as the High School English Teacher replacing Charlie Bush who is retiring, Communications: Elementary News, Thank you card from Heidi Smith, April & May Wellness Newsletter, TIES meeting minutes, Fall School Board Election Timeline, and the following recognitions:
The School Board recognizes Jett Leaf on being named to the Minnesota Basketball News “AA All State Team”. Congratulations Jett and best of luck in the future.
The School Board recognizes the graduating class of 2012. 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 2012 prom advisor, Stacey Smida, students, and after prom parent chairperson, Sue Jagodzinski, and all the volunteers who helped with this years prom and after Prom. Thank you to everyone one who helped to make this a wonderful experience for all those who attended.
The School Board recognizes HLWW Students of Excellence: Students of Excellence are: Heather Lehner, Katelyn Kamann, Ava Broscoff, Jared Gailey and Jackson Houston. One-hundred-seventy-one students were chosen from among 40 high schools in Central Minnesota and were honored at the 25th 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 Chad Gagnon who was selected as CMC Head Boys Coach of the Year. Congratulations Chad, on being selected.
The School Board recognizes Cargill for giving HLWW High School a grant for $400 to support the school library. This is a part of the National FFA Collegiate Scholarship-Cargill Community Scholarship. Thank you for your grant for the high school library.
Wiech seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item VII, Subd. A) Wiech motioned to approve the treasurer’s report; Tintes seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item VII, Subd. B) Wiech motioned to approve the preliminary budget; the board discussed season ticket passes.
Wiech motioned to approve the preliminary budget; Tintes seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item VII, Subd. C) Tintes motioned to close kindergarten open enrollment for the 2012-13 school year effective May 14, 2012; Wiech seconded; those in favor: Weibel, Kocher, Wiech, Tintes and Schaible; opposed: Heuer and Weber; passed by majority.
(Item VII, Subd. D) Heuer motioned to increase lunch prices by ten cents for the 2012-13 school year to be in compliance with the Paid Lunch Equity provision; Tintes seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item VII, Subd. E) Weibel motioned to update the meal per diem rate for any employee who does not have anything indicated or designated in their contract of what the meal per diem rate is; to $7 for breakfast, $11 for lunch, and $23 for dinner; Weber seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item VII, Subd. F) Wiech motioned to approve the Parent Involvement Compact; Heuer seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item VII, Subd. G) Weber motioned to approve the increase to the middle school property insurance premium to include the functional replacement costs; Wiech seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item VII, Subd. H) Tintes motioned to approve the Aim Resource contract for 2012-2014; Heuer seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item VII, Subd. I) Heuer motioned to change April 24, 2013 from an early release day to a late start day; Wiech seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item VII, Subd. J) Superintendent Sellner reviewed policy 807-Health and Safety Policy, and said it is already in place; this is just an updated recommendation from the State Department.
(Item VII, Subd. K) Heuer motioned to approve the purchase of a car to be used for Drivers Education; Tintes seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item VIII, Subd. A) Principal Day gave a brief report.
Principal Olson gave a brief report.
Principal Schimelpfenig gave a brief report.
Schimelpfenig gave a brief update on testing.
(Item VIII, Subd. B) Each board member gave a brief committee update.
(Item VIII, Subd. C) Superintendent Sellner gave a brief report.
(Item IX) Next Meeting Dates:
• Work Session Meeting – Monday May 29, 2012 6pm HLWW HS Media Center-not needed at this time
• Regular Board Meeting – Monday June 11, 2012 6pm HLWW HS Media Center
(Item X) Items for regular board meeting
Resolution establishing dates for filing affidavits of candidacy
• Health & Safety Approval
• Curriculum Report
• Possible Contract Approval-Air-On
• Second reading of policies
• Leave/Resignations/Retirements
• Employment Recommendation
• Recognitions
• Approve preliminary 2012-13 budget
• Other
Tintes motioned to close the meeting at 7:28pm; Weibel seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item XI) The meeting was closed to consider allegations against an individual-Statute 13D.05 Subd. 2(b)
Wiech motioned to adjourn the closed meeting at 8:11 pm; Heuer seconded; passed unanimously.
Weber motioned to adjourn at 8:12pm; Weibel seconded; passed unanimously.
Respectfully Submitted,
Charles Weber, Clerk
Published in the Herald Journal June 18, 2012.

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