HLWW School District 2687 Board Minutes

Monday, October 24, 2016
HLWW HS Media Center
The October 24, 2016 School Board Work Session meeting of the Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted ISD #2687 was called to order at 6:01 p.m.. Chairperson Wiech. After the pledge of allegiance, roll was taken with the following members present: Wiech, Lasiuk, Heuer, Bravinder, Diers and Detlefsen; absent: Bush. Also present were Superintendent Brad Sellner, Principals Jason Mix, Jim Schimelpfenig, and Jennifer Olson, and Board Secretary Marilyn Greeley.
(Item IV) Wiech reported there was an update to the agenda since last week; we removed discussion of food service workers, and replaced it with an FFA update on the National Convention.
Heuer motioned to approve the agenda; Diers seconded; passed unanimously.
Superintendent Sellner asked if we can move things around a bit until those for items A and B arrive. The consensus of the board was to move to the agenda item that was available until the others arrive.
(Item V, Subd. C) Wiech reported the information on employee time is in your packet. Superintendent Sellner said he wasn’t sure what Mr. Bush’s questions were, but if anyone has any questions about employees please let me know.
(Item V, Subd. B) The FFA students reviewed their experiences from National Convention. The students thanked the District and FFA Alumni for their continued support of the FFA program.
(Item V, Subd. A) Todd Leonard from Noble Conservation Solutions reviewed information about energy audits.
(Item V, Subd. D) Principal Olson reviewed the proposal for the early entrance into kindergarten policy.
(Item V, Subd. E) Superintendent Sellner reminded the board we discussed the possibility of bond refinancing options. Sellner reported since then the market has changed and it is too high to make a change at this time. The consensus of the board was to wait to refinance the bonds.
(Item VI, Subd. A) Principal Olson gave a report.
Principal Schimelpfenig gave a report.
Principal Mix gave a report.
(Item VI, Subd. B) Superintendent Sellner gave a report.
Principal Mix reviewed the information on College in the Schools, and what a huge savings it is for our students and families.
(Item VI, Subd. C) Upcoming Board Member Event Appearances:
Community Concert – October 26 @ 1 p.m. –Detlefsen, Diers
LEAA Awards – St. Cloud – October 26 @ 5:30 p.m. --Bravinder
Donuts for Dads/Muffins for Moms – November 9 @ 7:30 a.m. – -Winsted Elm--Diers;
Donuts for Dads/Muffins for Moms-November 10 @ 7:30 a.m.-Humphrey Elm-Detlefsen
Veterans Day Program – November 11 @ 10 a.m.-HS – Diers
HS Fall Musical – November 17-19 @7:30 p.m.- 17th - Detlefsen; Diers, Bravinder
Winsted Elementary Musical -3&4 grade-December 1st-1 p.m. & 7 p.m. – HLWW HS
Middle School 5-6 Grade Band Concert December 6 @ 6:30 p.m. – Detlefsen
Middle School 7-8 Grade Band Concert December 6 @ 7:30 p.m.
High School Band Concert December 8 @ 7 p.m.
Middle School 5-6 Grade Choir Concert December 13 @ 6:30 p.m. – Detlefsen
Middle School 7-8 Grade Choir Concert December 13 @ 7:30 p.m.
High School Choir Concert December 15 @ 7 p.m. –Detlefsen
(Item VI, Subd. D) There were no new items from board members.
(Item VII) Next Meeting Dates:
• Regular Board Meeting - Monday November 14, 2016 6 p.m. HLWW HS Media Center
• Work Session Meeting - Monday November 28, 2016 6 p.m. HLWW HS Media Center
(Item VIII) Items for next meeting
Regular Meeting:
• Recognition’s
• Leave/Resignations/Retirements
• Employment Recommendations
• Approve World’s Best Workforce Report
• Approve First Reading of Policies
• Approve Overnight Student Trips
• Approve Teacher Seniority List
• Approve 2015-16 Audit
• Approve School Board Election Results
• Other
Work Session:
Heuer motioned to adjourn at 7:43 p.m.; Detlefsen seconded; passed unanimously.
Respectfully submitted,
Michelle Heuer, Clerk
Published in the Herald Journal Nov. 21, 2016.

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