HLWW School District 2687 Board Minutes

Monday, January 24, 2011
HLWW Board Room
The January 24, 2011 Regular School Board meeting of the Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted ISD #2687 was called to order at 6:03 p.m. by Chairman Schaible. After the pledge of allegiance, roll was taken with the following members present: Schaible, Heuer, Wiech, Tintes, Kocher and Weber; absent: Weibel. Also present were Principal Jenifer Olson, Community Education Director Margaret Marketon, Superintendent Brad Sellner, SMS Financial Consultant Bill Menozzi, and Board Secretary Marilyn Greeley.
(Item IV) Schaible reported there is an election time line and the official motion to close the meeting tonight at your table. Wiech motioned to approve the agenda with the additions; Tintes seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item V) There were no questions or comments from visitors.
(Item VI, Subd. A) Heuer motioned to accept the revised budget as presented; Wiech seconded; those in favor: Heuer, Wiech, Tintes, Kocher, Schaible; Weber opposed; motion passed by majority.
(Item VI, Subd. B) Sellner reviewed preschool and kindergarten student enrollment.
Schaible asked the members to plan for a work session in February to further discuss options.
(Item VI, Subd. C) Heuer motioned to approve the 2011 school board committee assignments as amended; Kocher seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item VI, Subd. D) Superintendent Sellner reviewed information from the City of Howard Lake about an upcoming street project for the summer of 2011.
(Item VI, Subd. E) Superintendent Sellner asked the board if they would like to have a committee meet with the high school principal and counselor to discuss the drop/add deadlines of the high school. Heuer, Tintes, and Wiech express interest to be on the committee. Sellner said he would set up a meeting with the principal, counselor, high school teacher, board committee and himself.
(Item VI, Subd. F) The board discussed the calendar options and asked for one more version of the calendar. Two options will be brought to the February board meeting for approval.
(Item VI, Subd. G) Superintendent Sellner reported the state aid follows the student in a typical tuition agreement. The State said the district would be setting precedence for future requests. The board discussed options and the consensus was to follow the state recommendation.
(Item VI, Subd. H) Superintendent Sellner reviewed the upcoming levy timelines.
(Item VII) Next Meeting Dates:
• Regular Board Meeting – Monday February 14, 2011 6 p.m. Board Room
• Work Session Meeting – Monday February 28, 2011 6 p.m. Board Room-plan for this meeting
(Item VIII) Items for regular board meeting
• Wellness policy nutrition guidelines
• Approve school calendar
• Approve spring coaching staff
• Approve lawn mowing estimates
• Present Handbook changes
• Fund Balance policy
• Additional ECSE position
• Leave/Resignations
• Employment Recommendation
• Recognitions
(Item IX) Board Member Tintes moved to close the school board meeting at 8:05 p.m. pursuant to the open Meeting Law, Minn Stat. 13D.05, Subd. 2(b) for the purposes of considering preliminary allegations or charges regarding an employee. The motion was duly seconded by Board Member Wiech, and upon vote being taken thereon, the following voted in favor thereof: Schaible, Heuer, Wiech, Tintes, Weber, and Kocher
Absent: Weibel
And the following voted against the same: none
Whereupon said motion was declared duly passed.
Wiech motioned to close the closed session at 9:38 p.m.; Weber seconded; passed unanimously.
Heuer motioned to adjourn at 9:45 p.m.; Tintes seconded; passed unanimously.
Respectfully submitted,
Charles Weber, clerk
Published in the Herald Journal March 7, 2011.

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