HLWW School District 2687 Board Minutes

REGULAR SCHOOL BOARD MEETING
Monday February 11, 2013
High School Media Center
The February 11, 2013 Regular School Board meeting of the Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted ISD #2687 was called to order at 6:05pm. by Chairman Schaible. After the pledge of allegiance, roll was taken with the following members present: Wiech, Heuer, Weibel, Smith, Kocher, and Schaible; absent: Tintes. Also present were Superintendent Brad Sellner, Principals Jason Mix, Jim Schimelpfenig, and Jennifer Olson, SMS Financial Consultant Bill Menozzi, and Board Secretary Marilyn Greeley.
(Item IV) Schaible asked to change under New and Other Business to the Treasurer Report, add Item M-Board Per Diem, the elementary handbook changes are at your table, and under Item E, we could make a motion to allow us to move forward with the review and comment procedures instead of a resolution calling the election, there are updated SGN documents, and a list of school board committee assignments at your table. Wiech asked if the board per diem could be discussed under item K; Schaible agreed.
Wiech motioned to approve the agenda with the changes; Heuer seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item V) There were no questions or comments from visitors.
(Item VI) Heuer motioned to approve the consent agenda which included: January 14, 2013 Regular Board Meeting, January 28, 2013 Work Session Meeting, February 4, 2013 Work Session Meeting, February Bills, February Enrollment, FMLA leave for Kim Jones through the remainder of the 2012-13 school year; and FMLA leave for Josh Westling from March 1, 2013 through April 1, 2013; and retirement of Jane Bayerl as a speech teacher effective the end of the 2012-13 school year; and June Egberg as an art teacher effective the end of the 2012-13 school year, Spring Coaching Staff, School Board Committee Assignments, the second reading on the following policies: 503-Student Attendance; 527-Student Use & Parking of Motor Vehicles; 907-Rewards, Elementary News, Resource Training & Solutions Communicator, and the following recognitions:
The School Board recognizes Herald Journal for donating programs for each home sporting event. Thank you for your donation to the district.
The School Board recognizes Ethan Groos and Raechell Bayerl who were HLWW’s representatives at the sub section 5A triple A awards for the 2012-13 school year. Congratulations Ethan and Raechell.
Wiech seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item VII; Subd. A) Wiech motioned to approve the treasurer’s report as presented; Heuer seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item VII; Subd. B) Brad Lundell, SEE Representative, gave a brief presentation about SEE (Schools for Equity in Education), and the state equalization process.
(Item VII; Subd. C) The board members discussed the building project, and general contractor versus construction manager. Jeri Fink, SGN Architect, also reported on updates to the building project, and also requested to have the election date and amount in the motion and resolution so they can move forward with the review and comment process.
(Item VII; Subd. D) Heuer motioned to approve the radio system purchase; Kocher seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item VII; Subd. E) The consensus of the board was to table the resolution relating to an election until next month.
(Item VII; Subd. F) Heuer motioned to approve the 2013-14 school calendar as presented; Wiech seconded; passed unanimimously.
(Item VII; Subd. G) Wiech motioned to approve the district mission statement/vision; Heuer seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item VII; Subd. H) Each principal reviewed their handbook changes.
(Item VII; Subd. I) Weibel motioned to approve the additional ECSE Para position; Heuer seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item VII; Subd. J) Superintendent Sellner reviewed information about teacher lane changes.
(Item VII; Subd. K) Heuer motioned for any meetings or workshops that are all day they be compensated as two meeting; Wiech seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item VII; Subd. L) The Policy Committee recommends the first reading on the following policies: 403-Discipline; 404-Employment Background Checks; 405-Veteran’s Preference, 408- Subpoena of School Employee; 409- Employee Publications; 412-Expense Reimbursement
(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.
Weibel left at 8:50 pm.
(Item IX) Next Meeting Dates:
• Work Session Meeting – Monday February 25, 2013 6pm HLWW HS Media Center
• Regular Board Meeting – Monday March 11, 2013 6pm HLWW HS Media Center
(Item X) Items for Work session
• Discuss how to present the building project to the public.
• Possible special board meeting to adopt a resolution if SGN needs further information other than the next motion and the resolution calling the election.
Heuer motioned to authorize the district to submit the review and comment with the assistance of SGN/Wendell Architects and Ehlers & Associates for the amount of 25,610,000 for an election to be conducted on May 23, 2013; Wiech seconded; passed unanimously.
Heuer motioned to approve the Resolution Authorizing a Building Bond Election; Wiech seconded; those in favor: Wiech, Heuer, Smith, Kocher, and Schaible; absent: Tintes and Weibel; opposed: none; passed unanimously.
Schaible reported we will call a special meeting if this does not cover what is needed for the review and comment process; otherwise the next meeting will be the work session February 25th at 6pm.
Items for regular board meeting
• Review and adjust annual budget
• Approve lawn care estimates
• Approve Handbook changes
• Leave/Resignations
• Employment Recommendation
• Recognitions
• Approve Election Resolutions as needed
Kocher motioned to adjourn at 9:10 p.m.; Wiech seconded; passed unanimously.
Respectfully Submitted,
Michelle Heuer, Clerk
Published in the Herald Journal April 1, 2013.

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