HLWW School District 2687 Board Minutes

HLWW SCHOOL BOARD
REGULAR SCHOOL BOARD MEETING
Monday July 8, 2013
High School Media Center
The July 8, 2013 Regular School Board meeting of the Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted ISD #2687 was called to order at 6:06 p.m. by Chairman Schaible. After the pledge of allegiance, roll was taken with the following members present: Schaible, Kocher, Smith, Wiech, and Heuer; absent: Weibel and Tintes. Also present were Superintendent Brad Sellner, SMS Financial Consultant Donna Wilson and Board Secretary Marilyn Greeley.
(Item IV) Schaible asked to move Item VII, F to the July 22, 2013 work session and remove item XI. Heuer motioned to approve the agenda with the changes; 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 June 10, 2013 Regular Board meeting minutes, July bills, retirement of John Hirsch as van driver effective June 20, 2013, the employment of Kevin Scott as .5FTE Middle School Industrial Arts Teacher beginning the 2013-14 school year; and Jesse Robertson 1FTE as middle school technology teacher and district technology integration specialist effective 2013-14 school year, fall coaching assignments, the second reading of policies: 206-Visitor Comment Guidelines; and 516-Student Medication, a thank you card from Linda Mensing, and the following recognitions:
The School Board recognizes the Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted FFA Chapter’s fifth annual Breakfast on the Farm, Saturday, June 15th hosted by Goldview Farms. Congratulations on another successful event.
The School Board recognizes HLWW students recently crowned in local city celebrations: Miss Howard Lake Benenon Shannon, and Danielle Buttenhoff and Lexie Leukuma as princesses during Good Neighbor Days coronation June 23rd. Congratulations to all of you, and good luck in the future.
(Item VII, Subd. A) Superintendent Sellner introduced Adam Koeppe, Laker Pride Coordinator, who discussed the potential of having a hall of fame. The consensus of the board was to move forward with this idea.
(Item VII, Subd. B) Heuer motioned to approve the treasurer’s report; Wiech seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item VII, Subd. C) Wiech motioned to approve the Health and Safety Budget and policy; Smith seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item VII, Subd. D) Heuer motioned to approve truth in taxation hearing date as December 9, 2013; Wiech seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item VII, Subd. E) Superintendent Sellner reviewed the information from the Building Referendum Committee. Sellner indicated the committee put together a brief survey, which is now available to the community, to obtain community input about the project.
(Item VII, Subd. F) Item moved to the July 22, 2013 work session.
(Item VII, Subd. G) Superintendent Sellner reviewed the coach’s evaluations and process.
Kocher left the meeting at 7:15 p.m.
Wiech motioned to approve the coach’s evaluations and process; Smith seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item VII, Subd. H) Wiech motioned to approve Mumford Sanitation for 2013-14 and 2014-15 school year for waste removal and recycling; Mid-County Coop for fuel; Agropur Inc. for dairy; Earthgrains/Sara Lee for bread; and Goldview Farms at the high school, Borka Excavating for the middle school and Humphrey Elementary, and Kubasch Excavating for the Winsted Elementary sites for snowplowing; Smith seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item VII, Subd. I) Heuer motioned to approve the District Office Letter of Agreement; Wiech seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item VII, Subd. J) Heuer motioned to approve the ADSIS Grand, the .2 extension of LeAnn Gallagher’s contract and an additional position for the middle/high school; Wiech seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item VII, Subd. K) Heuer motioned to approve the Twins Grant and $5,000 of district funds to be put toward the fencing project at Yager Field; Wiech seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item VII, Subd. L) Wiech motioned to approve the three year SMS contract; Heuer seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item VIII, Subd. A) Each board member gave a brief committee update.
(Item VIII, Subd. B). Superintendent Sellner gave a report.
(Item IX) Next Meeting Dates:
• Work Session Meeting – Monday July 22, 2013 6 pm HLWW HS Media Center
• Regular Board Meeting – Monday August 12, 2013 6 pm HLWW HS Media Center
(Item X) Items for Work session
• Construction management firm update/approval
• Kraus Anderson/SGN
• Referendum discussion
Items for regular board meeting
• Leave/Resignations
• Employment Recommendation
• Recognitions
• Future Building Referendum Discussion
• Principal Evaluation System
• Close meeting for performance review of Superintendent
• Other
(Item XI) Closed meeting removed.
Wiech motioned to adjourn at 7:52 p.m.; Smith seconded; passed unanimously.
Respectfully submitted,
Michelle Heuer, Clerk
Published in the Herald Journal Sept. 2, 2013.

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