School District of New Richmond
OFFICIAL PROCEEDINGS OF THE
BOARD OF EDUCATION
REGULAR SCHOOL BOARD MEETING
DISTRICT OFFICE COMMUNITY ROOM
December 19, 2017
CALL TO ORDER
The meeting was called to order at 6:01 p.m. by President Hinz in accordance with notice given to the New Richmond News.
Board Members Present: Marilyn Duerst, Greg Gartner, Rick Hinz, Paula Kolbeck, Neal Melby, Chris Skoglund
Board Member Absent: Marty Wold
Administration Present: Patrick Olson, Brian Johnston, Tom Wissink, Bobbie Guyette
APPROVAL OF AGENDA
Motion by Chris Skoglund to approve the agenda as presented. Paula Kolbeck seconded the motion. Motion carried 6-0.
SCHOOL NUTRITION PRESENTATION
Bobbie Guyette, Supervisor of School Nutrition provided a power point presentation outlining the goals she would like to implement for the district's school nutrition program.
Appointments, Reassignments, Resignations, Compensation, Adjustments; Approval of Monthly Bills; Approval of Minutes; Grant/ Gift Approvals
Hire to extra-curricular positions for the 2017-2018 school year: Keith Badger to High School Tiger Strength Coordinator - Winter; Correction in salary for Maria Miller, Middle School Track and Field Assistant Coach approved November 27, 2017 from $2,763 to $2,438;
Monthly bills for November/December in the amount of $956,542.18;
Minutes of previous School Board meetings (November 27, 2017 Regular Board Meeting and December 4, 2017 Work Session);
AODA League of Tolerance, Understanding, and Support grant in the amount of $1,000.
Motion by Neal Melby to approve the consent agenda items as presented. Greg Gartner seconded the motion. Motion carried 6-0.
CURRICULUM & INSTRUCTION
Approval of Course Options Applications
Motion by Marilyn Duerst to approve the Course Options applications recommendation as outlined for a total cost of $2,190. Chris Skoglund seconded the motion. Motion carried 6-0.
DISTRICT ADMINISTRATOR REPORT
January Work Session Strategic Plan Pillar 2 (Facilities)
A work session was scheduled for 5:00 p.m. on February 5th. Bob Parent, Supervisor of Buildings and Grounds and Brian Johnston, Director of Fiscal and Building Operations will attend the work session to discuss facilities.
District Mental Health Programming
District Administrator Patrick Olson provided a report regarding what mental health services the district provides to Elementary, Middle School and High School students.
Monthly Bill Auditing
Board members Marilyn Duerst and Paula Kolbeck reviewed the monthly bills with Brian Johnston, Director of Fiscal and Building Operations before the meeting. Everything was found to be in order.
October Financial Statements
Brian Johnston reviewed the October financial statements with Board members.
Review of Bond Disclosure Data
A report was provided by Brian Johnston that included the District's operating data and the required bond disclosures.
Approval of the Resolution Authorizing Temporary Borrowing in Amount Not to Exceed $2,200,000 Pursuant to Section 67.12(8)(a)1, Wis. Stats.
Motion by Paula Kolbeck to approve the Resolution Authorizing Temporary Borrowing in Amount Not to Exceed $2,200,000 Pursuant to Section 67.12(8)(a)1, Wis. Stats. including the sale to Oppenheimer & Co. as recommended. Chris Skoglund seconded the motion. Motion carried 6-0.
Acceptance of the 2016-2017 District Financial Audit Report
Motion by Neal Melby to accept the 2016-2017 District Financial Audit Report as presented. Chris Skoglund seconded the motion. Motion carried 6-0.
Wisconsin Association of School Boards (WASB) Report - (Kolbeck)
Board members were reminded of the State Convention being held in Milwaukee January 17-19, 2018.
CESA #11 Board Report (Duerst)
Board Meeting Evaluation
President Hinz asked Board members to fill out the evaluation and leave with Julie Koop.
Motion by Neal Melby to convene to closed session at 7:29 p.m. Marilyn Duerst seconded the motion.
Yes Duerst, Gartner, Hinz, Kolbeck, Melby, Skoglund
Motion carried 6-0.
Convene to closed session pursuant to Wisconsin Statutes 19.85(1)
(c) Considering employment, promotion, compensation or performance evaluation data of any public employee over which the governmental body has jurisdiction or exercises responsibility.
Community Education Interim Staffing
Mid-Year Administrative Evaluations
(g) Conferring with legal counsel for the governmental body who is rendering oral or written advice concerning strategy to be adopted by the body with respect to litigation in which it is or is likely to become involved.
High School Fire Sprinkler System
Marilyn Duerst left at 9:08 p.m.
RECONVENE AND TAKE ANY NECESSARY ACTION
The Board reconvened to open session at 9:40 p.m.
Motion by Greg Gartner to appoint Sara Rogers to Community Education interim position at $20.00 per hour and to be re-evaluated within six months. Neal Melby seconded the motion. Motion carried 5-0.
Motion by Neal Melby to adjourn at 9:45 p.m. Greg Gartner seconded the motion. Motion carried 5-0.
Chris Skoglund, School Board Clerk
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