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Somerset School Meeting Minutes

Thursday, May 28, 2009 - 11:56am

School Board Proceedings New Richmond District New Richmond, Wisconsin Superintendent: Morrie Veilleux Director of Fiscal & Building Operations: Brian Johnston 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 BOARD WORK SESSION District Office Community Room May 4, 2009 School District of New Richmond CALL TO ORDER: The meeting was called to order at 6:02 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 Board Members Absent - Neal Melby, Marty Wold (Leave of Absence) Administration Present - Morrie Veilleux, Brian Johnston APPROVAL OF AGENDA: Chris Skoglund made a motion to approve the agenda as presented. Marilyn Duerst seconded the motion. Motion carried 5-0. FINANCIAL AFFAIRS Monthly Financial Statements Brian Johnston provided the Board with the PMA Financial Network Inc.'s Bond Portfolio Management Report as of 04/06/09 and reviewed the monthly expenditures and revenues for March. 2009-10 Projected Budget Update Brian Johnston presented an overview of the 2009-2010 budget projections. FACILITIES & TRANSPORTATION Construction Project Budget Updates District Administrator, Morrie Veilleux provided Board members with an updated spreadsheet reviewing the construction project budget. PERSONNEL Contract Adjustment for Joan Simpson Greg Gartner made a motion to approve the contract adjust for Joan Simpson from MA +00 Step 12 ($52,978) to MA +08 Step 12 ($54,852) for the 2008-09 school year as outlined in document 3.a. Bryan Schafer seconded the motion. Motion carried 5-0. Hire of Extra-Curricular Positions Chris Skoglund made a motion to approve the hire of Trent Bennig to Computer Club Advisor, Ken Bessac to High Mileage Vehicle Program Director, Trish Moberg to Service Learning Project Advisor and Michelle Riba-Doerr to Key Club Advisor for the 2007-08 and the 2008-09 school years as presented. Marilyn Duerst seconded the motion. Motion carried 5-0. POLICY & PLANNING First Reading of Policy 8315 - Information Management Chris Skoglund made a motion to approve the first reading of NEOLA policy #8315 - Information Management after checking if the Wisconsin agencies exist and changing the first and second paragraphs on page 2 of 4 to the appropriate agencies and checking "may" in the last paragraph on page 3 of 4. Marilyn Duerst seconded the motion. Motion carried 5 0. DISTRICT ADMINISTRATOR'S REPORT Technology and Curriculum & Instruction Department Restructuring Deferred to Executive Session. New Richmond Area Community Foundation - Leadership Trust Initiative Marilyn Duerst made a motion to approve the Board of Education sponsoring Chris Skoglund, Cheryl Emerson, Erica Kufus, Jeff Moberg, Trish Moberg and Deena Neumann for the Leadership Trust Initiative and to pay the $500 tuition costs for Chris Skoglund, Erica Kufus, Trish Moberg and Deena Neumann. Bryan Schafer seconded the motion. Yes - Duerst, Gartner, Hinz, Schafer No - Abstain - Skoglund Motion carried 4-0-1. Bryan Schafer made a motion to adjourn to Executive Session at 8:08 p.m. Chris Skoglund seconded the motion. Yes - Duerst, Gartner, Hinz, Schafer, Skoglund No - Motion carried 5-0. ANTICIPATED EXECUTIVE SESSION Adjourn 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 a governmental body has jurisdiction or exercises responsibility. • Administrative Contract Adjustments • Personnel Items (e) Deliberating or negotiating the purchasing of public properties, the investing of public funds, or conducting other specified public business, whenever competitive or bargaining reasons require a closed session. • Health Insurance Negotiations • Secretarial and Custodial Negotiations RECONVENE AND TAKE ANY NECESSARY ACTION The Board reconvened to open session at 9:33 p.m. ADJOURNMENT Marilyn Duerst made a motion to adjourn at 9:34 p.m. Chris Skoglund seconded the motion. Motion carried 5-0. Respectfully submitted, Chris Skoglund, School Board Clerk

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