HLWW School District 2687 Board Minutes

Monday, September 12, 2011
High School Media Center
The September 12, 2011 Regular School Board meeting of the Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted ISD #2687 was called to order at 6:04 p.m. by Chairman Schaible. After the pledge of allegiance, roll was taken with the following members present: Schaible, Heuer, Wiech, Kocher, and Weibel; absent: Weber; Tintes arrived at 6:25 p.m. Also present were Principals Mike Day, Jennifer Olson and Jim Schimelpfenig; Superintendent Brad Sellner, SMS Financial Consultant Bill Menozzi, and Board Secretary Marilyn Greeley.
(Item IV) Schaible asked to switch item A and B around. Wiech motioned to approve the agenda with the change; Heuer seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item V) David Gailey, community member, asked the school board if there were plans to complete the baseball and softball fields at the high school site. Schaible responded the school board will keep this information in mind when they are moving forward with a possible middle school building addition project at the current high school site.
(Item VI) Wiech motioned to approve the consent agenda which included the August 8, 2011 Regular Board Meeting minutes, September bills, enrollment, family leave request for Jessica Bogdan, starting approximately December 16, 2011, resignation of bus driver Duane Dickey effective August 18, 2011, and termination of evening high school custodian Justice Wali, effective August 11, 2011, hire of Andrew Sherman, as an evening custodian at the high school replacing Justice Wali, additional .1FTE to Jane Bayerl contract and reorganizing Rachel Hammerback’s duties, and .7FTE services from MAWSEO for Josie Brown for speech services replacing Patty Landsberger, Communications: School Calendar, August Laker, and a thank you from Addie Mucha, and the following recognitions:
The School Board recognizes Steve Weber from Leisure Time Mowing, for donating time and the cost of leveling and seeding the Cross Country course at the high school. Thank you for your donation Steve.
The School Board recognizes Zahler Photography for donating an aerial photo of the high school campus, which is now displayed on the high school office wall. Thank you for your donation.
The School Board recognizes Tetra Pak for donating several school supplies for students in our district. The supplies were disbursed to the appropriate school office to be distributed to those in need. Thank you very much for your donation.
The School Board recognizes Deb Solberg for donating $100 for school supplies to be purchased at the high school. Thank you for your donation Deb.
Weibel seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item VII, Subd. B) Heuer motioned to approve the September treasurer’s report; Wiech seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item VII, Subd. A) The principals gave a brief presentation on bullying and bullying prevention.
(Item VII, Subd. C) Weibel motioned to approve the 5.hr. para position at the elementary; Kocher seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item VII, Subd. D) Heuer motioned to approve a 2 hr. p.m. bus driver; Tintes seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item VII, Subd. E) Superintendent Sellner reviewed the concerns about the high school football practice field, and indicated we had recommendations from a grounds expert. The consensus of the board was to only do what has been the standard in the past, and waiting on doing anything additional.
(Item VII, Subd. F) Superintendent Sellner reviewed the non-resident transportation of private school student policy, and indicated we had about five families that it affects. Schaible and the other board members agreed to move forward with charging the fee because it is what the policy states.

(Item VII, Subd. G) Wiech reviewed the operating levy information.
(Item VII, Subd. H) Tintes motioned to approve the letter of agreement with the Principals Association; Wiech seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item VII, Subd. I) 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. Only policies 414, 616, and 806 have changes, which are statute changes.
(Item VIII, Subd. A) Principal Olson gave a brief report.
Principal Schimelpfenig gave a brief report.
Principal Day gave a brief report.
(Item VIII, Subd. B) Each board member gave a brief committee report.
(Item VIII, Subd. C) Superintendent Sellner gave a brief report.
(Item IX) Next Meeting Dates:
• Work Session Meeting – Monday September 26, 2011 6 p.m. High School Media Center
• Regular Board Meeting – Monday October 10, 2011 6 p.m. High School Media Center
(Item X) Items for Work session
• Certify proposed 2011 payable 2012 property levy
• Systems accountability report
• Review Levy Brochure/letter
Items for regular board meeting
• First reading of policies-annual policy review
• Leave/Resignations/retirements
• Employment Recommendation
• Recognitions
• Appoint Election Judges
• Fall School Board Election Canvass Dates
• Property and Liability Insurance
• Assurance of Compliance with State/Federal Law Prohibiting Discrimination
• Seniority list
• Lane Changes
• Winter Coaching Staff
(Item XI) Heuer motioned to close the meeting to discuss labor negotiation strategies at 8:20 p.m.; Wiech seconded; passed unanimously.
Schaible called the meeting to order at 8:26 pm. The board discussed labor negotiation strategies.
Schaible closed the meeting at 8:42 pm.
Tintes motioned to adjourn at 8:42 pm; Kocher seconded; passed unanimously.
Respectfully Submitted,
Charles Weber, Clerk
Published in the Herald Journal Oct. 17, 2011.

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