HLWW School District 2687 Board Minutes

BOARD OF EDUCATION REGULAR MEETING
Monday, August 12, 2019
HLWW HS Media Center
The August 12, 2019 regular School Board meeting of the Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted ISD #2687 was called to order at 6:02 p.m. by Chairperson Heuer. After the pledge of allegiance, roll was taken with the following members present: Heuer, Koch, Bravinder, Peterson, Scheuch, Diers and Detlefsen. Also present were Superintendent Brad Sellner, Principals Jason Mix, Jim Schimelpfenig, and Jennifer Olson, and Board Secretary Marilyn Greeley.
(Item IV) Diers motioned to approve the agenda; Scheuch seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item V) There were no questions or comments from visitors.
(Item VI) Diers motioned to approve the consent agenda which included the July 8, 2019 Regular Board meeting minutes, July 22, 2019 Work Session meeting minutes, the resignation of Raquel Powell, Winsted Elementary Para effective the end of July, the employment of Lynn Barney as a Winsted Elementary Para effective the 2019-20 school year; and Kevin Scott as a Middle School Industrial Technology Teacher effective August 26, 2019 thru January 17, 2020, the second reading and approval of the following policies: 204-School Board Meeting Minutes, 205-Open meetings & Closed Meetings, 206-Public Participation in School Board Meetings/Complaints about Persons at School Board Meetings and Data Privacy Considerations, 209-Code of Ethics, 210-Conflict of Interest-School Board Members, 213-School Board Committees, 301-School District Administration, 302-Superintendent, and a thank you from Wiederholt Family, and the following recognitions:
The School Board recognizes Cross Country Coach Ashley Roemer on being named to the Moorhead State Athletic Hall of Fame Class of 2019. Congratulations Ashley!
The School Board recognizes HLWW students recently crowned in local city celebrations: Calista Decker and Jordyn Munson as ambassadors during the Waverly Daze Festival coronation. Congratulations to both of you and good luck in the future.
The School Board recognizes James Weninger and Seena Glessing on receiving the Minnesota Association of Agricultural Educators (MAAE) award for Outstanding High School/Middle School Program of the year! Congratulations to both of you!
The School Board recognizes all staff and students who represented HLWW Schools Laker Pride in the local parades this summer. Thank you for your participation and support of the school district.
Scheuch seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item VII, Subd. A) Detlefsen motioned to approve the treasurer’s report; Koch seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item VII, Subd. B) Scheuch motioned to approve the MAWSECO lease agreements for 2019-20 school year; Bravinder seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item VII, Subd. C) Diers motioned to approve the Food Service Contract updates/agreements for 2019-20 school year; Detlefsen seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item VII, Subd. D) Diers motioned to approve the resolution authorizing the use of electronic voting system; Scheuch seconded; those in favor: Scheuch, Diers, Detlefsen, Peterson, Bravinder, Koch and Heuer; those opposed: none; passed unanimously.
(Item VII, Subd. E) Superintendent Sellner reviewed information for the upcoming levy slogan and design. The Board discussed the information and made recommendations.
(Item VII, Subd. F) Superintendent Sellner reviewed different options to consider for the 2020-21 school calendar. Sellner indicated we are considering shortening the elementary day and lengthening the middle school and high school day. Sellner also reported we are looking into tri-mester verses semesters.
(Item VII, Subd. G) Superintendent Sellner reviewed the decision making process for how students are chosen to attend Winsted and Humphrey Elementary. The Board discussed the process.
(Item VII, Subd. H) Scheuch motioned to approve the resolution accepting donations; Peterson seconded; those in favor: Peterson, Bravinder, Koch, Scheuch, Diers, Detlefsen and Heuer; those opposed: none; passed unanimously.
(Item VII, Subd. I) Scheuch motioned to approve the girls soccer coop with Rockford and HLWW; Peterson seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item VII, Subd. J) Discussion moved to the August work session meeting.
(Item VII, Subd. K) The Policy Committee recommends the first reading of the following annual policies: 410 Family and Medical Leave Policy; 413 Harassment and Violence; 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 Policy; 522 Student Sex Non Discrimination; 524 Internet Acceptable Use and Safety Policy; 616 School District System Accountability; and 806 Crisis Management Policy.
(Item VII, Subd. L) Heuer indicated the following items will be on the August work session agenda:
• Discuss the district vision and mission statement
• Discuss update on negotiations
• Discuss levy material and set public meeting date
• Election Timeline
Bravinder motioned to approve the items for the Work Session; Koch seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item VIII, Subd. A) Superintendent Sellner gave a report.
(Item VIII, Subd. B) Heuer indicated Principal Mix has a report at your table.
Principal Schimelpfenig gave a report.
Principal Olson gave a report.
(Item VIII, Subd. C) Attached are written school board committee reports.
(Item VIII, Subd. D) Upcoming Board Member Event Appearances:
New Teacher Workshop Day August 22 (morning) Heuer, Bravinder, Koch
District Staff Development Day – August 28 & 29 (morning)
Middle School Open House – August 28-4:30-7:30 p.m. Diers, Peterson
High School Open House – August 28-5-7 p.m. Heuer, Diers, Peterson
First Day of School – September 3-(morning)
Humphrey Elementary K-4 Orientation - September 3 & 4 (all day) Heuer, Koch
Winsted Elementary K-4 Orientation - September 3 & 4 (all day) Heuer, Koch
Support Staff Awards – St. Cloud – November 20 (evening) Bravinder
LEEA Awards – October 23 Bravinder
(Item IX) Next Meeting Dates:
• Work Session Meeting - Monday August 26, 2019 6 p.m. HLWW HS Media Center
• Regular Board Meeting - Monday September 9, 2019 6 p.m. HLWW HS Media Center
(Item X) Items for next meeting
Regular Meeting:
• Bill Reader in September-Paul Bravinder
• Recognition’s
• Leave/Resignations/Retirements
• Employment Recommendations
• Approve Second Reading of Policies
• Approve First Reading of Policies
• Approve 2020-21 School Calendar
• Approve Election Notifications
• Approve Certification of Proposed 2019 Payable 2020 Property Levy
• Approve Snow Removal Estimates
Work Session:
• Discuss the district vision and mission statement
• Discuss update on negotiations
• Discuss levy material and set public meeting date
• Election Timeline
Diers indicated Wright Tech Center is still looking for an Auto Tech.
Scheuch motioned to adjourn at 7:58 p.m.; Detlefsen seconded; passed unanimously.
Respectfully submitted,
Lacy Detlefsen, Clerk
Published in the Herald Journal Sept. 13, 2019.

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