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New Richmond School Board, Nov. 17, 2008

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New Richmond School Board, Nov. 17, 2008
New Richmond Wisconsin 127 South Knowles Avenue 54017

School Board Proceedings

New Richmond District

New Richmond, Wisconsin

Superintendent: Morrie Veilleux

Director of Fiscal & Building Operations: Brian Johnston

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President: Rick Hinz Treasurer: Marty Wold

Vice President: Greg Gartner Clerk: Chris Skoglund

Board Members:

Marilyn Duerst Dr. Neal Melby Bryan Schafer

official proceedings of the board of education

regular School District Office Community Room

Board meeting November 17, 2008

CALL TO ORDER: The meeting was called to order at 7:00 p.m. by President Hinz in accordance with notice given the New Richmond News and WIXK Radio.

ROLL CALL:

Board Members Present: Marilyn Duerst, Greg Gartner, Rick Hinz, Bryan Schafer, Chris Skoglund, Marty Wold

Board Members Absent: Neal Melby (arrived at 7:10 p.m.)

Administration Present: Morrie Veilleux, Brian Johnston

APPROVAL OF AGENDA:

Additions to the agenda included:

Consent Agenda - Hire of Tim Wall to Middle School Specialist Team Leader Position was added to extra-curricular hire list.

Chris Skoglund made a motion to approve the agenda with the addition. Bryan Schafer seconded the motion. Motion carried 6-0.

OPEN FORUM:

None.

Board member Chris Skoglund addressed the Board regarding the tragic loss of one of the high school students. She extended condolences to the family and wanted to thank all of the staff for their compassion and caring of the students following the accident.

FINANCIAL AFFAIRS

Monthly Bill Auditing

Brian Johnston, Director of Fiscal and Building Operations met with Marty Wold and Bryan Schafer before the regular meeting. They reviewed the monthly bills and found everything in order.

Resolution Authorizing Taxable Tax and Revenue Anticipation Promissory Note for Cash Flow Purposes in an Amount Not to Exceed $1,000,000

Chris Skoglund made a motion to approve the Resolution Authorizing Taxable Tax and Revenue Anticipation Promissory Note for Cash Flow Purposes in an Amount Not to Exceed $1,000,000 as presented in document 1.b. Greg Gartner seconded the motion. Motion carried 6-0.

Neal Melby arrived at 7:10 p.m.

CONSENT AGENDA:

Appointments, Reassignments, Resignations, Compensation, Adjustments; Approval of Monthly Bills; Approval of Minutes; Grant/Gift Approvals

• Resignation of Steve Gaffer from 40 hour/week computer technician position as requested in document 2.a.1;

• Resignation of Donna Velez from 3 hour/day EIS teacher assistant position as requested in memo dated 10/30/08;

• Hire of Aaron Parent to replacement 40 hour/week computer technician position;

• Hire to extra-curricular positions for the 2008-2009 school year of Dianne Albarado to Elementary Destination Imagination Coordinator; Shelli Fehrman to Middle School Special Services Team Leader (1/2 position); Jeff Kanewischer to 8th Grade-House A Team Leader (1/2 position); John Larson to Middle School Special Services Team Leader (1/2 position); Jessica Mitchell to High School assistant Frosh basketball coaching position; Hope Nadeau to Fourth Grade Department Head; Scott Nelson to Middle School Wrestling coaching position; Tricia Perau to High School Drama Coach; Roger Reuvers to 8th Grade-House A Team Leader (1/2 position); Tim Wall to Middle School Specialist Team Leader position;

• Transfer of Heather Martin from Middle School teacher assistant position to Hillside 3.5 hour/day teacher assistant position;

• Monthly bills for October/November in the amount of $939,991.24 and construction account checks in the amount of $2,816,019.73;

• Minutes of previous school board meetings (October 20, 2008 Regular Board Meeting, October 28, 2008 Board Work Session, November 3, 2008 Board Work Session);

• Approval of Knights of Columbus Grant Allocation in the amount of $3,000;

• Approval of Knights of Columbus Tootsie Roll Sales Donation in the amount of $1,157.34;

• Approval of the Ryan Dennis Olson Memorial Scholarship Donation in the amount of $500;

Marilyn Duerst made a motion to approve consent agenda items as presented. Chris Skoglund seconded the motion. Motion carried 7-0.

FACILITIES AND TRANSPORTATION

School Facilities Construction Project

Hillside Elementary Project

• Approval of Change Orders

Neal Melby made a motion to approve the following change orders for Hillside Elementary: PCO #113 - Fransen Decorating, Inc. with a decrease of $2,625.00; PCO #119 - McDowall Co. with a decrease of $10,229.00; PCO #126 - Esser Glass of Eau Claire, Inc. with a decrease of $7,641.00; PCO #127 - Athletic Performance Solutions, LLC with a decrease of $23,574.00; PCO #130 - Hanson Masonry & Concrete, LLC with an increase of $1,078.00; PCO #131 - Monarch Paving Co. with a decrease of $1,000.00; PCO #132 - A-1 Excavating with an increase of $3,800.00; PCO #134 - RTL Construction, Inc. with a decrease of $13,298.00; PCO #135 - A. J. Spanjers Co., Inc. with an increase of $2,190.00. Bryan Schafer seconded the motion. Motion carried 7-0.

Starr Elementary Project

• Approval of Change Orders

Bryan Schafer made a motion to approve the following change orders for Starr Elementary: PCO #23 - Quality Roofing Inc. with an increase of $6,457.00; PCO #36 - Grazzini Brothers and Co. with an increase of $10,501.00; PCO #45 - La Force, Inc. with a decrease of $783.00; PCO #47 - Countryside Plumbing & Heating Inc. with a decrease of $16,676.00; PCO #48 - Grazzini Brothers and Co. with an increase of $6,319.00; PCO #49 - Simon Electric Construction Co. with a decrease of $63,651.00; PCO #50 - George F. Cook Construction Co. with an increase of $2,794.00; PCO #51 - Northern Glass & Glazing, Inc. with a decrease of $73,652.00; PCO #53 - Monarch Paving Co. with an increase of $1,575.00; PCO #54 - McDowall Co. with an increase of $6,099.00; PCO #55 - Countryside Plumbing & Heating, Inc. with an increase of $13,815.00; PCO #56 - Quality Roofing Inc. with an increase of $3,006.00; PCO #57 - Twin City Acoustics, Inc. with a decrease of $85,378.00; PCO #58 - George F. Cook Construction Co. with a decrease of $10,325.00; PCO #59 - Belisle Excavating, Inc. with a decrease of $1,761.00; PCO #60 - Simon Electric Construction Co. with a decrease of $65,953.00; PCO #62 - Baltech Inc. with an increase of $400.00. Neal Melby seconded the motion. Motion carried 7-0.

High School Project

• Approval of Change Orders

Marilyn Duerst made a motion to approve the following change orders for the high school: PCO #11 - Hanson Masonry & Concrete, LLC with a decrease of $85,579.00; PCO #14 - Hanson Masonry & Concrete, LLC with a decrease of $365,133.00; PCO #23 - Hanson Masonry & Concrete, LLC with a decrease of $19,603.00; PCO #28 - Monarch Paving Co. with an increase of $1,380.00; PCO #29 - B & B Electric Inc. with an increase of $5,667.00; PCO #30 - Valley Custom Welding with a decrease of $294,979.00; PCO #31 - Hanson Masonry & Concrete, LLC with a decrease of $42,839.00; PCO #33 - Hanson Masonry & Concrete, LLC with an increase of $11,248.00; PCO #34 - Hanson Masonry & Concrete, LLC with a decrease of $88,612.00; PCO #35 - Hanson Masonry & Concrete, LLC with a decrease of $39,376.00; PCO #36 - Hanson Masonry & Concrete, LLC with a decrease of $115,587.00; PCO #37 - Nyen Excavating, Inc. with an increase of $60,466.00; PCO #40 - Nyen Excavating, Inc. with an increase of $41,286.00. Bryan Schafer seconded the motion. Motion carried 7-0.

DISTRICT ADMINISTRATOR'S REPORT

Committee Updates

• Dates were discussed for a bargaining meeting with the food service group.

• Handouts were given to committee members Chris Skoglund and Marty Wold regarding negotiations with the teacher's assistants.

• Teacher negotiations will be November 18th with committee members meeting with the attorney from 5:00-6:00 p.m. and then with the teachers at 6:00 p.m.

Schedule Work Session

• A work session is scheduled for December 1st. Board members will meet with Stu Waller of Neola to review policies in the 1000's and 9000's. Brian Brewer from R.W. Baird will also be at the work session for discussion on bond issuance.

• The meeting date for the December Regular Meeting was changed from Monday, December 15th to Wednesday December 17th.

• Administration is meeting with Stu Waller of Neola on November 20th to review the 2000 policy section.

Transportation Consultant Proposal

Board members were given a handout of a proposal for management services related to student transportation.

OTHER BUSINESS

Wisconsin Association of School Boards (WASB) Report - (Skoglund)

Clerk Chris Skoglund reminded Board members of the Wisconsin State Educators convention in Milwaukee on January 21-23. The 2009 National School Board Convention is in San Diego.

CESA #11 Board Report - (Duerst)

No report.

Board Meeting Evaluation

President Hinz asked Board members to fill out the evaluation forms and leave with Julie Koop.

ADJOURNMENT

Chris Skoglund made a motion to adjourn at 7:51 p.m. Marilyn Duerst seconded the motion. Motion carried 7-0.

Respectfully submitted,

Chris Skoglund, School Board Clerk

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