HLWW School District 2687 Board Minutes

Monday, December 8, 2014
HLWW HS Media Center
The December 8, 2014 Regular School Board meeting of the Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted ISD #2687 was called to order at 6:01 pm. by Chairman Schaible. After the pledge of allegiance, roll was taken with the following members present: Schaible, Heuer, Wiech, Tintes, Bravinder, Smith and Kocher. Also present were Superintendent Brad Sellner, Principals Jason Mix, Jim Schimelpfenig, and Jennifer Olson, and Board Secretary Marilyn Greeley.
(Item IV) Donna Wilson, SMS Financial Consultant presented the Truth in Taxation information indicating the levy is going down by 7.52%.
Wiech motioned to approve the truth in taxation information; Tintes seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item V) Wiech motioned to approve the agenda; Tintes seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item VI) There were no questions or comments from visitors.
(Item VII) Schaible reported there are two additions to the consent agenda; the building project bills, and a FMLA leave request.
Heuer motioned to approve the consent agenda which included the November 10, 2014 Regular Board meeting minutes, November 24, 2014 Work Session meeting minutes, December bills, building fund checks, December enrollment, the resignation of Wade Moravec as Head Boys/Girls Track & Field Coach effective November 17, 2014; and child care leave request from Renee Goerdt-high school teacher approx. March 9, 2015-June 1, 2015, communications: Elementary Laker News, Resource Training & Solutions Communicator, Teaching Today MN Fall 2014, and the following recognitions:
The School Board recognizes the cast, crew, director, and Drama Club for their performances of “Oliver”. Congratulations on your successful performances at the HLWW Laker Theater.
The School Board recognizes Dura Supreme for donating $3,500 to the district. Thank you for your generosity and support of our schools.
Wiech seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item VIII, Subd. A) Rob Gemelke, from Kraus Anderson, gave an update on the middle school project.
(Item VIII, Subd. B) Wiech motioned to approve the proposal request for electrical items PCO # 31; Bravinder seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item VIII, Subd. C) Heuer motioned to approve the proposal request for Athletic Flooring PCO #8; Kocher seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item VIII, Subd. D) Tintes motioned to deny PCO #68R; Wiech seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item VIII, Subd. E) Heuer motioned to approve the treasurer’s report; Wiech seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item VIII, Subd. F) Wiech motioned to approve the Final Levy Limitation & Certification of 2014 Payable 2015 in the amount of $4,242,623.01; Smith seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item VIII, Subd. G) Heuer motioned to adopt the resolution to award the sale of bonds to Baird; Smith seconded; those in favor: Bravinder, Smith, Kocher, Tintes, Wiech, Heuer, and Schaible; opposed: none; passed unanimously.
(Item VIII, Subd. H) Sellner reviewed information on the MAWSECO building project. Wiech motioned to approve to move forward with the MAWSECO building project; Heuer seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item VIII, Subd. I) Sellner reviewed the information about teacher sub pay.
(Item VIII, Subd. J) Tintes motioned to approve February 13, 2015 as the snow make up day; Smith seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item VIII, Subd. K) The Policy Committee recommends the first reading of policy 510-School Activities, and our current 902-Facility Use policy, which we will bring back in the future with changes.
(Item IX, Subd. B) Principal Olson gave a report.
Principal Schimelpfenig gave a report.
Principal Mix gave a report.
(Item IX, Subd. A) Scott Berning, Activities Director gave a report.
(Item VIII, Subd. L) Schaible asked the board to view the Wright Tech Center video on their own. Sellner indicated he was contacted by Lester Prairie Superintendent Mike McNulty to consider a joint venture with them.
(Item IX, Subd. C) There were no School Board Committee Reports.
(Item IX, Subd.D) Superintendent Sellner gave a report.
• We had the middle school boiler inspected. The inspector proposed $30,000 worth of repairs to the old back up boiler. It was decided to operate one the existing boiler with Air-On, our maintenance contractor, on call if needed.
Superintendent Sellner thanked Paul Bravinder for his service on the school board. Sellner presented Dan Schaible with a plaque from Wright Tech Center for his years of service on their board. Wiech presented Dan Schaible with a plaque for his 11 years of service on HLWW’s School Board. Schaible thanked everyone and said we have moved the school and the communities in a direction of the future.
(Item X) Next Meeting Dates
• Work Session Meeting-Monday December 15, 2014 6 p.m. HLWW HS Media Center-not needed at this time.
• Regular Board Meeting-Monday January 12, 2015 6 p.m. HLWW HS Media Center
(Item XI) Items for next meeting
• Organizational Meeting
• Resolution Directing Superintendent to Make Recommendations for Adjustments in Curriculum, Programs, and Staff for the Following School Year.
• New Members Oath of Office
• Leave/Resignations/Retirements
• Employment Recommendation
• Recognitions
• Second Reading of Policies
• First Reading of Policies
Wiech motioned to adjourn at 8:20 pm; Schaible seconded; passed unanimously.
Respectfully submitted,
Michelle Heuer, Clerk
Published in the Herald Journal Jan. 19, 2015.

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