HLWW School District 2687 Board Minutes

BOARD OF EDUCATION REGULAR MEETING
Monday, June 12, 2017
HLWW HS Media Center
The June 12, 2017 Regular School Board meeting of the Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted ISD #2687 was called to order at 6:00 p.m.. by Chairperson Wiech. After the pledge of allegiance, roll was taken with the following members present: Wiech, Heuer, Bush, Bravinder, Diers and Detlefsen; absent: Lasiuk. Also present were Superintendent Brad Sellner and Board Secretary Marilyn Greeley.
(Item IV) Heuer motioned to approve the agenda; Detlefsen seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item V) There were no questions or comments from visitors.
(Item VI) Bravinder motioned to approve the consent agenda which included the May 8, 2017 Regular Board Meeting minutes, May 22, 2017 Work Session Meeting minutes, June bills, enrollment, employment recommendations: Emily Euerle as High School Counselor effective the 2017-18 school year replacing Molly Edwards; Morgan Niemela as High School English Teacher effective the 2017-18 school year replacing Amanda Byrne; Kevin Riemenschneider as Middle School Social Studies and Special Ed effective the 2017-18 school year (new position); Heather Eastling as a Reading Intervention Teacher effective the 2017-18 school year replacing James Carr; Stephanie Drusch as a Preschool Teacher effective August of the 2017-18 school year replacing Felicity Ostvig; Kim Hewson-Garber as ECFE Coordinator effective August 14, 2017 replacing Helen Lester; Michel Backstrom as Middle & High School Spanish (new position) and District ELL teacher (replacing Anna Granum) effective for the 2017-18 school year; and Joseph Brennan as a middle school science teacher (new position) effective the 2017-18 school year; the second reading and approval of the policy 907-Rewards, 421-Gifts to Employees, 422-Policies Incorporated by Reference, 423-Employee-Student Relationships, 424-License Status, and 534-Food Service Policy/Procedures, communications: Resource Training & Solutions Communicator and Teaching Today-Summer 2017, and the following recognitions:
The School Board recognizes the Howard Lake Lions for donating $500 to the HLWW Clay Target Team. Thank you for your donation and continued support of the school district.
The School Board recognizes the Class of 1988 for donating $600 to the High School which will be used for the student recognition and support program. Thank you for your donation and continued support of the school district.
The School Board recognizes the Winsted Library Board for donating $250 to the Middle School Library to purchase books. Thank you for your donation and continued support of the school district.
The School Board recognizes the Bless Foundation for donating $200 to the HLWW Clay Target Team. 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 HLWW Clay Target Team. Thank you for your donation and continued support of the school district.
The School Board recognizes Lissa Gatz for her donation of $1320 to the sports and fine arts programs of the district. Thank you Lissa for your donation and support of the district.
Heuer seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item VII, Subd. A) Erin Kutz, Flagship Insurance Representative, reviewed the work comp information, and recommends approving renewal with RAM.
Detlefsen motioned to approve RAM as our workers compensation carrier; Bravinder seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item VII, Subd. B) Kelli Westling, Laura Heuer and Carol Meyerson reviewed information about QComp.
(Item VII, Subd. C) Diers motioned to approve the treasurer’s report; Heuer seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item VII, Subd. D) Diers motioned to approve the Long Term Facilities Maintenance resolution for Wright Tech Center; Bravinder seconded; Heuer read the Resolution; those in favor: Detlefsen, Diers, Bravinder, Bush, Heuer and Wiech; opposed: none; passed unanimously.
(Item VII, Subd. E) Bravinder motioned to approve the MAWSECO lease agreements for STEP, TREK, and Journeys Programs, IT Services and the Central Office; Detlefsen seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item VII, Subd. F) Heuer motioned to approve the use of LTFM funds to resurface the parking lot and playground at Winsted Elementary and replace playground equipment; Diers seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item VII, Subd. G) Diers motioned to approve the new staff informational form with the changes; Detlefsen seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item VII, Subd. H) Heuer motioned to designate Brad Sellner, Superintendent or Marilyn Greeley, MARSS Coordinator, as the Identified Officials with Authority to authorize user access to MDE secure websites for ISD#2687; Bravinder seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item VII, Subd. I) Diers motioned to approve the Curriculum Reports for Math programs; Heuer seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item VII, Subd. J) Detlefsen motioned to approve the school parent involvement plan and the district parent involvement plan; Bravinder seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item VII, Subd. K) Diers motioned to approve the resolution relating to updating school district population; Bravinder seconded; those in favor: Detlefsen, Diers, Bravinder, Bush, Heuer and Wiech; opposed: none; passed unanimously.
(Item VII, Subd. L) The Policy Committee recommends the first reading of the policy 425-Staff Development, 504-Student Dress & Appearance, 507-Corporal Punishment, 509-Enrollment of Nonresident Students, 525- Violence Prevention, 618-Assessment of Standard Achievement, 619-Staff Development for Standards, 624-On-Line Learning Options, 709-Student Transportation Safety Policy, and 710-Extracurricular Transportation.
(Item VII, Subd. M) Wiech asked if there are any work session agenda items. Sellner indicated the only item would be if there is something needed for the portables. Wiech reported if anyone had something they wanted as an agenda topic to please notify Superintendent Sellner.
Diers motioned to approve information regarding the portable classrooms as items for the June Work Session; Heuer seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item VIII, Subd. A) Wiech reported the School Board Committee reports are attached to review.
(Item VIII, Subd. B) Upcoming Board Member Event Appearances:
New Teacher Workshop Day – August 23 (morning)
Humphrey Kindergarten Orientation - August 28--5-6:15 p.m.
Winsted Kindergarten Orientation - August 28--5-6:15 p.m.
Winsted Elementary Open House – August 29--5-7 p.m.
Humphrey Elementary Open House – August 29 – 5-7 p.m.
Middle School Open House – August 30-4:30-7:30 p.m.
High School Open House – August 30-5-7 p.m.
District Staff Development Day – August 29 & 30 (morning)
First Day of School – September 5- (morning)
Support Staff Awards – St. Cloud – September 27 (evening)
(Item IX) Next Meeting Dates:
• Work Session Meeting - Monday June 26, 2017 6 p.m. HLWW HS Media Center
• Regular Board Meeting - Monday July 10, 2017 6 p.m. HLWW HS Media Center
(Item X) Items for next meeting
Work Session: there are no agenda items at this time.
Regular Session:
• Approve Second Reading of Policies
• First Reading of Policies
• Approve Employment Recommendations
• Approve Leave/Resignations/Retirements
• Approve Health & Safety Long Term Facilities Maintenance Plan
• Approve Truth in Taxation Hearing Date
Superintendent Sellner reported the District has been selected for a Safe Routes to School Planning Grant.
Bravinder asked to recognize Levi Wuollet.
Heuer motioned to adjourn at 7:07 p.m.; Detlefsen seconded; passed unanimously.
Respectfully submitted,
Michelle Heuer, Clerk
Published in the Herald Journal July 14, 2017.

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