HLWW School District 2687 Board Minutes

BOARD OF EDUCATION REGULAR MEETINGMonday, August 13, 2018HLWW HS Media Center
The August 13, 2018 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) Diers motioned to approve the agenda; Detlefsen seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item V) There were no questions or comments from visitors.
(Item VI) Heuer indicated there is a typo on the August Special Meeting minutes.
Diers motioned to approve the consent agenda which included the July 9, 2018 Regular Board meeting minutes, August 6, 2018 Special Board meeting minutes, August bills, the FMLA leave request for Nathan Brusky as a High School Special Education Teacher effective August 27, 2018 for 12 weeks and then Parental Leave for the remainder of the 2018-19 school year; resignations of Dan Athman as a High School Biology Teacher effective immediately; Heidi Cottingham as the Middle School Social Worker effective immediately; Nicole Anderson as a Paraprofessional effective the 2018-19 school year; Marcia Johnson as a food service worker effective August 6, 2018; Mandy Busse as a Paraprofessional effective the 2018-19 school year; Phillip Uecker as a Middle School Social Studies Teacher effective immediately; and Danielle Miller as a Speech Teacher effective the 2018-19 school year; the return to employment of Travis Eldred as a Middle School Social Studies Teacher effective August 27, 2018 replacing Phillip Uecker; employment of Paige Aldrich as a High School Biology Teacher effective the 2018-19 school year replacing Dan Athman; Kelly Jansson as a Middle School Paraprofessional effective the 2018-19 school year replacing a para resignation; and Amy Kornovich as Middle School Counselor effective the 2018-19 school year replacing Heidi Cottingham; the second reading and approval of the following policies: 410-Family & Medical Leave; 413-Harassment & Violence-see revised policy in extras section; 414-Mandated Reporting of Child Neglect or Physical or Sexual Abuse; 415-Mandated Reporting of Maltreatment of Vulnerable Adults; 506-Student Discipline; 514-Bullying Prohibition; 522-Student Sex Nondiscrimination; 524-Internet Acceptable Use & Safety; and 616-School District System Accountability; and the following recognitions:
The School Board recognizes Mages and KWay for their help in supplying a trailer to be used for the local parades. Thank you very much for your donation and support of the school district.
The School Board recognizes Rite Way Conveyors, Inc for their donation of wood for the shop classes. Thank you for your donation and support of the school district.
The School Board recognizes the following students Gabby Teorey, Marissa Teorey, Elijah Larson-Cherrier, Bridget Burger, Marisa Graham, and Emma Weege, who helped with assembling the back to school packets. Thank you for your time in helping with this summer project.
Detlefsen seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item VII, Subd. A) Joe Tulkki, Transportation Supervisor and Bob Becker, General Manager from 4.O School Services gave an update on the Transportation Department.
Donna Wilson reviewed the transportation revenue and expenditures for the past seven years.
The board went to look at one of the new buses at 6:19 p.m.; and returned at 6:25 p.m.
Tulkki reported the busing information will be sent out next week and drivers will call families to introduce themselves.
(Item VII, Subd. B) Diers motioned to approve the treasurer report; Heuer seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item VII, Subd. C) Diers motioned to approve the soccer co-op with Rockford; Detlefsen seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item VII, Subd. D) Diers motioned to approve the resolution Reauthorization of Board Approved Referendum Authority; Bravinder seconded; Heuer read the resolution; those in favor: Detlefsen, Diers, Bravinder, Bush, Heuer and Wiech; opposed: none; passed unanimously.
(Item VII, Subd. E) Diers motioned to approve the MAWSECO lease agreements for 2018-19 school year; Heuer seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item VII, Subd. F) Diers motioned to approve the resolution calling for a school board election; Detlefsen seconded; Heuer read the resolution; those in favor: Detlefsen, Diers, Bravinder, Bush, Heuer and Wiech; opposed: none; passed unanimously.
(Item VII, Subd. G) Diers motioned to suspend the reading of the resolution; Heuer seconded; passed unanimously.
Diers motioned to adopt the resolution for TIES member districts to reorganize; Bravinder seconded; those in favor: Detlefsen, Diers, Bravinder, Bush, Heuer and Wiech; opposed: none; passed unanimously.
(Item VII, Subd. H) Diers motioned to approve the food service contract; Detlefsen seconded; Bush opposed; passed by majority.
(Item VII, Subd. I) Diers motioned to approve the secretary’s contract; Bravinder seconded; Bush opposed; passed by majority.
(Item VII, Subd. J) Bravinder motioned to approve the District Office contract; Diers seconded; Bush opposed; passed by majority.
(Item VII, Subd. K) Diers motioned to approve the Activities Director contract; Detlefsen seconded; Bush opposed; passed by majority.
(Item VII, Subd. L) Diers motioned to approve the Paraprofessional contract; Heuer seconded; Bravinder and Detlefsen abstained; Bush opposed; passed by majority.
(Item VII, Subd. M) Wiech reported the following are agenda items for the August work session:
• Discuss/Approve Solar Garden Subscription
• Possible Contract Approvals
Detlefsen motioned to approve the items for the August Work Session; Heuer seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item VIII, Subd. A) Wiech reported the School Board Committee reports are attached to review.
Diers reported the Wright Tech Center has found some structural issues with the building and they are researching solutions on how to pay for the work that will need to be done to solve the issues.
(Item VIII, Subd. B) Upcoming Board Member Event Appearances:
New Teacher Workshop Day – August 23 (morning) Heuer
Winsted Elementary Open House – August 28 – 5-7 p.m. Heuer
Humphrey Elementary Open House – August 28 – 5-7p.m. Detlefsen
Middle School Open House – August 29 – 4:30-7:30 p.m. Diers, Detlefsen
High School Open House – August 29 – 5-7 p.m. Diers
District Staff Develop.m.ent Day – August 29 & 30 (morning)
First Day of School – September 4-(morning)
Support Staff Awards – St. Cloud – November 14 (evening)
(Item IX) Next Meeting Dates:
• Work Session Meeting - Monday August 27, 2018 6 p.m. HLWW HS Media Center
• Regular Board Meeting - Monday September 10, 2018 6 p.m. HLWW HS Media Center
(Item X) Items for next meeting
Work Session:
• Discuss/Approve Solar Garden Subscription
• Possible Contract Approvals
Regular Meeting:
• Recognition’s
• Leave/Resignations/Retirements
• Employment Recommendations
• Approve Second Reading of Policies
• Approve First Reading of Policies
• Approve Certification of Proposed 2018 Payable 2019 Property Levy
(Item XI) Heuer motioned to close the regular meeting at 7:27 p.m.; Detlefsen seconded; passed unanimously.
Diers motioned to open the closed meeting to discuss negotiation strategies at 7:35 p.m.; Heuer seconded; passed unanimously.
Discuss negotiation strategies.
Heuer motioned to close the closed meeting at 8:13 p.m.; Bravinder seconded; passed unanimously.
Heuer motioned to adjourn at 8:14 p.m.; Bravinder seconded; passed unanimously.
Respectfully submitted,
Michelle Heuer, Clerk
Published in the Herald Journal Sept. 21, 2018.

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