HLWW School District 2687 Board Minutes

REGULAR SCHOOL BOARD MEETING
Monday, August 13, 2012
High School Media Center
The August 13, 2012 Regular School Board meeting of the Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted ISD #2687 was called to order at 6:05 pm. by Chairman Schaible. After the pledge of allegiance, roll was taken with the following members present: Schaible, Heuer, Wiech, Tintes, Weibel, and Weber; Kocher was absent. Also present were Superintendent Brad Sellner, Principals Jason Mix, Jim Schimelpfenig, Jennifer Olson and teacher on special assignment Jason Kuehn, and Board Secretary Marilyn Greeley.
(Item IV) Schaible reported there is an additional resignation from Mary Alexander for the consent agenda. Weber motioned to approve the agenda with the addition; Wiech seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item V) There were no questions or comments from visitors.
(Item VI) Wiech motioned to approve the consent agenda which included the minutes from July 16, 2012 Regular Board Meeting, August Bills, the resignation from Nicole Juergensen (Bakke) - .5 DAPE teacher, and Alissa Amland-HS Para effective July 25, 2012, and Mary Alexander as of August 8, 2012, the employment of Renee Vetsch as the High School Social Studies teacher (replacing Andy Gagnon); and Nicole Warren as a middle school teacher (replacing Christin LaMott), Fall Coaching Assignments, the second reading on policy 205-Open and Closed Meetings, Communications: District Calendar, Fall Laker-will be in the mail to residents August 13th, Thank you cards-Bea Klinkner, & Elaine Probst families, and the following Recognitions:
The School Board recognizes all the staff, students, FFA workers and volunteers, who make sure our buildings are ready for the students in the fall. Thank you very much for your determination and hard work again this year.
The School Board recognizes McCall Kleve who was recently crowned one of three girls as Wright County Fair’s fairest of the fair Ambassador for 2012-13. Congratulations McCall and good luck in the future.
Wiech motioned to approve the consent agenda; Tintes seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item VII, Subd. A) Schaible reported we will review the testing information when Mr. Schimelpfenig arrives.
(Item VII, Subd. B) Wiech motioned to approve the treasurer’s report; Tintes seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item VII, Subd. C) Heuer motioned to approve the additional elementary paraprofessional positions at the elementary buildings; Wiech seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item VII, Subd. A) Curriculum Director Jim Schimelpfenig gave an update on the testing results from the 2012 testing season.
(Item VII, Subd. D) Wiech motioned to approve the Superintendent goals for the 2012-13 school year; Tintes seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item VII, Subd. E) Weber motioned to approve Kubasch Excavating for snow removal at Winsted Elementary for the 2012-13 school year; Weibel seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item VII, Subd. F) Wiech motioned to approve the Custodial contract for 2012-14; Heuer seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item VII, Subd. G) Heuer motioned to approve the Bus Driver contract for 2012-14; Weibel seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item VII, Subd. H) 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; 616 School District System Accountability, and 806 Crisis Management.
(Item VII, Subd. I) The board discussed several options and agreed to table the decision for now and if need be there would be a work session on August 27 or before if necessary.
(Item VIII, Subd. A) Principal Mix gave a brief report.
Principal Schimelpfenig gave a brief report.
Principal Olson gave a brief report.
(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 August 27, 2012 6 p.m. HLWW HS Media Center-not needed at this time unless kindergarten open enrollment needs to be addressed.
• Regular Board Meeting – Monday September 10, 2012 6 p.m. HLWW HS Media Center
(Item X) Items for regular board meeting
• Leave/Resignations/retirements
• Employment Recommendation
• Recognitions
• Certify proposed 2012 payable 2013 property levy
• Systems Accountability Report
• Other
Weibel motioned to adjourn at 7:15 p.m.; Wiech seconded; passed unanimously.
Respectfully Submitted,
Charles Weber, Clerk
Published in the Herald Journal Sept. 17, 2012.

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