HLWW School District 2687 Board Minutes

HLWW School Board Minutes
March 10, 2014
The March 10, 2014 Regular School Board meeting of the Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted ISD #2687 was called to order at 6:04 pm. by Chairman Schaible. After the pledge of allegiance, roll was taken with the following members present: Schaible, Heuer, Wiech, Weibel, Smith and Kocher; absent: Tintes. Also present were Superintendent Brad Sellner, Principals Jason Mix, Jim Schimelpfenig, SMS Financial Consultant Donna Wilson, and Board Secretary Marilyn Greeley.
(Item IV) Schaible reported Principal Olson is absent tonight and her report is at your table, and there is an additional resignation from Amber Gunderson for the consent agenda. 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) Schaible reminded the board of the additional resignation for the consent agenda, and asked to remove check # 33005 from the approval of bills. Heuer motioned to approve the consent agenda removing check #33005, and which included the February 10, 2014 regular board meeting minutes, March bills, Student Activity Account update, March enrollment, childcare leave for Jackie Braun approximately August 28, 2014 through January 5, 2015, resignations from Janell Riley as a Health Assistant Para effective March 4, 2014, Marilyn Greeley as a Gymnastics Coach effective the end of the 2013-14 season, and Amber Gunderson as a high school Special Ed teacher effective the end of the 2013-14 school year, employment of Craig Probst as Lead Custodian at the Middle School effective February 24, 2014; and Nicole Anderson as the Middle School Health Para effective March 10, 2014, the agreement between SEIU #284 and the District, the Elementary Laker News, policies: 421-Gifts to Employees, 422-Policies Incorporated by Reference, 423-Employee-Student Relationships, 424-License Status, 504-Student Dress and Appearance, 507-Corporal Punishment, 509-Enrollment of Nonresident Students, 510-School Activities, and the following recognitions:
The School Board recognizes the following coaches who were selected as HLWW’s CMC “Coach of the Year” nominees: Ben Anderson, Jason Kuehn, Travis Eldred, and Chad Gagnon. Congratulations on your nomination
The School Board recognizes Jon Post who sang with the Minnesota All State Men’s Choir at Orchestra Hall in Minneapolis February 15, 2014. Jon was among 240 students from Minnesota who were selected for this honor. Congratulation Jon, and best of luck in the future.
The School Board recognizes HLWW Wrestling Coach Jeff Granrud and the following wrestlers: Dylan Youngren, Riley Gruenhagen, and Garrett Schanus who qualified to advance to the State Wrestling meet. Congratulations on a successful season.
Wiech seconded; passed unanimously.
Heuer motioned to approve check #33005, Wiech seconded; Smith abstained; passed by majority.
(Item VII, Subd. A) Monsanto representative Dan Smith presented the HLWW FFA with a check for $2500 from the America’s Farmers Grow Communities program. They were nominated by Wendy Jost from Annandale. Mr. Weninger thanked Wendy Jost for the nomination and the donation. Weninger indicated the funds will be used to purchase a floral cooler.
Schaible asked to move Item E-approving the teacher contract, between Item A and B because it affects the treasurer report and the adjusted budget. Heuer motioned to move Item E between Item A and B; Wiech seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item VII, Subd. E) Wiech motioned to approve the 2013-15 teacher contract; Smith seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item VII, Subd. B) Heuer motioned to approve the treasurer’s report; Wiech seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item VII, Subd. C) Heuer motioned to approve the adjusted 2013-14 budget; Smith seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item VII, Subd. D) Superintendent Sellner reviewed the preliminary budget for 2014-15 which will be on the agenda for approval at the next meeting.
(Item VII, Subd. F) Heuer motioned to approve the additional 6.5 para hours to be split between the two elementary buildings; Wiech seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item VII, Subd. G) The Policy Committee recommends the first reading of policy 533-Wellness, and 425-Staff Development.
(Item VII, Subd. A) Principal Schimelpfenig gave a report.
Principal Mix gave a report.
(Item VII, Subd. B) Each board member gave a committee update.
(Item VII, Subd. C) Superintendent Sellner gave a report.
(Item IX) Next Meeting Dates:
• Work Session Meeting - Monday March 24, 2014 6 p.m. HLWW HS Media Center-Schaible indicated there may be a need to have a work session to approve bids. Heuer said she would not be available.
• Regular Board Meeting - Monday April 14, 2014 6 p.m. HLWW HS Media Center
(Item X) Items for next meeting
• MAWSECO Lease Space
• Budget Approval 2014-15
• Leave/Resignations
• Employment Recommendation
• Recognitions
• Adopt Resolution Authorizing LEA Representative
• Lane Change Requests
Wiech motioned to adjourn at 7:15 p.m.; Weibel seconded; passed unanimously.
Respectfully submitted,
Michelle Heuer, Clerk
Published in the Herald Journal April 21, 2014.

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