HLWW School District 2687 Board Minutes

BOARD OF EDUCATION REGULAR MEETING
Monday, June 13, 2016
HLWW HS Media Center
The June 13, 2016 Regular School Board meeting of the Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted ISD #2687 was called to order at 6:01 pm. by Chairperson Wiech. After the pledge of allegiance, roll was taken with the following members present: Wiech, Heuer, Bush, Bravinder, Diers, and Detlefsen; Kocher arrived at 6:07 pm. Also present were Superintendent Brad Sellner, and Board Secretary Marilyn Greeley.
(Item IV) Wiech reported the following additions and changes to the agenda: the consent agenda-Building Project bills, and resignation from Diana Jobin-Vig, item Q-in the appendix to reflect all policies being reviewed-516 and 530, added item R-Approve Transportation Items, added item S-Approve Budget items, updated item X-to reflect regular meeting items, due to the work session items already being discussed earlier on the agenda, and removed item XI-closed meeting.
Diers motioned to approve the agenda with the changes; Heuer seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item V) There were no questions or comme(Item VI) Wiech reminded the board of the additional resignation and the Building Project bills.
Bravinder motioned to approve the consent agenda which included the May 9, 2016 Regular Board meeting minutes, May 23, 2016 Work Session minutes, June bills, Building Project bills, enrollment, the retirement of Sue Winge, SPED teacher effective the end of the 2015-16 school year; resignations of Amanda Scheer as a School Age Care Supervisor effective May 11, 2016; Chad Gagnon as a 6th grade teacher effective the end of the 2015-16 school year; and Nicki Schahn as an Elementary Phy Ed teacher effective the end of the 2015-16 school year, and Diana Jobin-Vig effective the 2016-17 school year, the following employment recommendations: Lucas Hegland as a Phy Ed/Health teacher replacing Troy Guentzel effective the 2016-17 school year; Jamie Ibis as a 6th grade teacher replacing Chad Gagnon effective the 2016-17 school year, Communications: Resource Training and Solutions Communicator, Teaching Today Summer 2016, Thank you from the Weber Family, Thank you from Carlson Family, and the following recognitions:
The School Board recognizes the K-Way Express for donating $75 to the Clay Target program. Thank you for your donation and continued support of the school district.
The School Board recognizes John Hertzog for donating $200 to the Clay Target program. Thank you for your donation and continued support of the school district.
The School Board recognizes the Howard Lake Legion for donating $500 to the Clay Target program. Thank you for your donation and continued support of the school district.
The School Board recognizes Lissa Gatz for donating $519.21 to the district for fine arts and sports. Thank you Lissa for your donation and continued support of the district.
The School Board recognizes Megan Tormanen for donating $200 to the district for kindergarten at Humphrey Elementary. Thank you Megan for your donation and continued support of the district.
Detlefsen seconded; passed unanimously.
Wiech suggested going back to item V to comments from visitors to allow Jason Franzen to introduce himself to the board. The consensus of the board was to allow Franzen to address the board. Franzen introduced himself and said he is running for Wright County Commissioner.
(Item VII, Subd. A) Heuer motioned to approve RAM as our workers compensation carrier; Bravinder seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item VII, Subd. B) Diers motioned to approve the treasurer’s report; Detlefsen seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item VII, Subd. C) Heuer motioned to approve switching to the SMART Finance Software thru cmERDC for the Fiscal Year starting July 1, 2016; Detlefsen seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item VII, Subd. D) Bravinder motioned to approve Amy Carlson, Payroll/HR Coordinator, and Donna Wilson, Business Manager, to conduct day-to-day business at Citizens Alliance Bank, Howard Lake, MN; Diers seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item VII, Subd. E) Diers motioned to approve the Long Term Facilities Maintenance resolution for Wright Tech Center; Heuer seconded; those in favor: Kocher, Heuer, Bush, Bravinder, Diers, Detlefsen and Wiech; opposed: none; passed unanimously.
(Item VII, Subd. F) Heuer motioned to approve the MAWSECO lease agreements for STEP, TREK, and Journeys Programs and the Central Office; Diers seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item VII, Subd. G) Bravinder motioned to approve Upper Lakes as our primary food service distributor for the 2016-17 school year; Detlefsen seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item VII, Subd. H) Diers motioned to approve the resolution Relating to Termination and Nonrenewal of 1.0 FTE Probationary Teaching Contract for April Kalal; Detlefsen seconded; those in favor: Detlefsen, Diers, Bravinder, Bush, Heuer, Kocher, and Wiech; those opposed: none; passed unanimously.
(Item VII, Subd. I) Bush motioned to reconvey the vacant lot to the State of Minnesota; Heuer seconded; those in favor: Kocher, Heuer, Bush, Bravinder, Diers, Detlefsen, and Wiech; opposed: none; passed unanimously.
(Item VII, Subd. J) Heuer motioned to approve three sport/activity single student pass for free, or $50 reduction on a family pass, per student, for grades 8-11; Kocher seconded; Bush was opposed; passed by majority.
(Item VII, Subd. K) Diers motioned to approve the Curriculum Reports for Ag and Gifted/Talented programs; Bravinder seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item VII, Subd. L) Diers motioned to approve the school parent involvement plan and the district parent involvement plan; Detlefsen seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item VII, Subd. M) Detlefsen motioned to adopt the resolution establishing dates for filing affidavits of candidacy; Bravinder seconded; those in favor: Detlefsen, Diers, Bravinder, Bush, Heuer, Kocher, and Wiech; opposed: none; passed unanimously.
(Item VII, Subd. N) Heuer motioned to approve the adjustments to the Teacher Evaluation Plan; Diers seconded; Bush was opposed; passed by majority.
Diers motioned to approve the Q Comp MOU; Bravinder seconded; Bush was opposed; passed by majority.
(Item VII, Subd. O) Bravinder motioned to approve the quote with Midwest Playscapes for playground equipment; Detlefsen seconded; Heuer abstained; Bush was opposed; passed by majority.
(Item VII, Subd. P) Work Session Agenda Items:
• View the STEP Program Video
• Fitness Center Update
• Discuss After Prom Committee
• Discuss Activity Fees for Free and Reduced Students
• Bush suggested discussing hunting as a class to give students the opportunity to learn what it is about.
• Bush suggested discussing an etiquette and ethics class.
Heuer suggested not having a work session in June or July. The consensus of board was not to hold work sessions in June or July.
(Item VII, Subd. Q) The Policy Committee recommends the first reading of the following policies: 501-School Weapons; 502-Search of Student Lockers/Desks/Personal Possessions/Person; 515-Protection & Privacy of Pupil Records; 516-Student Medication; 521-Student Disability Nondiscrimination; 526-Hazing Prohibition; 530-Immunization Requirements; 531-Pledge of Allegiance.
(Item VII, Subd. R) Heuer motioned to approve the short term lease of buses; Bravinder seconded; passed unanimously.
Detlefsen motioned to approve extension of transportation supervisor contract; Bravinder seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item VII, Subd. S) Heuer motioned to approve the Art Club Memorandum; Detlefsen seconded; passed unanimously.
Diers motioned to approve the additional summer FFA Hours; Detlefsen seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item VIII, Subd. A) School Board Committee Reports are attached.
(Item VIII, Subd. B) Upcoming Board Member Event Appearances:
• New Teacher Workshop Day – August 25(morning)
• Kindergarten Orientation - August 29--5-6:15 pm
• Winsted Elementary Open House – August 30--5-7 pm
• Humphrey Elementary Open House – August 30--5-7pm-Detlefsen
• Middle School Open House – August 31--4:30-7:30 pm
• High School Open House – August 31--5-7 pm
• District Staff Development Day – August 31 & September 1 (morning)-Detlefsen
• First Day of School – September 6-(morning)
• Support Staff Awards – St. Cloud – September 28 (evening)-Detlefsen
Superintendent Sellner gave a report.
(Item IX) Next Meeting Dates:
• Work Session Meeting-Monday June 27, 2016 6pm HLWW HS Media Center-not needed
• Regular Board Meeting-Monday July 11, 2016 6pm HLWW HS Media Center
(Item X) Items for next meeting
Regular Meeting:
• Recognition’s
• Leave/Resignations/Retirements
• Employment Recommendations
• Approve Second Reading of Policies
• Approve First Reading of Policies
• Approve Truth in Taxation Hearing Dates
• Approve Health & Safety
• Other
Heuer motioned to adjourn at 7:35 pm; Detlefsen seconded; passed unanimously.
Respectfully submitted,
Michelle Heuer, Clerk
Published in the Herald Journal July 18, 2016.

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