New Richmond School Board, Feb. 3, 2009
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
Marilyn Duerst Dr. Neal Melby Bryan Schafer
official proceedings of the board of education
Board WOrk Session District Office Community Room
February 3, 2009 School District of New Richmond
The Board began their meeting at the high school site at 4:45 p.m. for a walk-thru of the building and returned to the District Office at 6:15 p.m. to conduct the rest of the meeting.
CALL TO ORDER:
The meeting was called to order at 6:26 p.m. by President Hinz in accordance with notice given the New Richmond News and WIXK Radio.
Board Members Present - Marilyn Duerst, Greg Gartner, Rick Hinz, Bryan Schafer, Chris Skoglund, Marty Wold
Board Members Absent - Neal Melby
Administration Present - Morrie Veilleux, Brian Johnston
APPROVAL OF AGENDA:
Item added to the agenda: Monthly Financial Statements was added as a subsection under section 2.
Chris Skoglund made a motion to approve the agenda with the addition of Monthly Financial Statements under section 2 as presented. Bryan Schafer seconded the motion. Motion carried 6-0.
DISCUSSION OF FEBRUARY BOND ISSUANCE WITH BRIAN BREWER OF BAIRD
Brian Brewer of RW Baird Company presented a handout of the Referendum Financing Plan Update to the Board.
Bond Portfolio Management Report
Brian Johnston, Director of Fiscal and Building Operations provided the Board with the PMA Financial Network Inc.'s Bond Portfolio Management Report as of 1/06/09.
Monthly Financial Statement
Brian Johnston reviewed the monthly expenditures and revenues for December with the Board.
2009-2010 Budget Projection
Brian Johnston presented an overview of the 2009-2010 budget projections.
NOTICES TO BEGIN 2009-2011 CONTRACT NEGOTIATIONS
Board members were given copies of the Notices of Commencement of Negotiations received from the secretarial unit and the paraprofessional/paraeducators unit.
CESA #11 JOINT PAC-BOARD MEMBER MEETING
Registration information and agendas were given to Board members for the Joint Administrator/Board Member meeting that will be held March 24th at CESA #11.
DISCUSSION AND REVIEW OF POLICY MANUAL SECTIONS 0000 - BY-LAWS & 1000 - ADMINISTRATION
Board members reviewed part of the first draft of section 0000 - By-Laws sent by Neola.
Marty Wold made a motion to adjourn to Executive Session at 8:40 p.m. Marilyn Duerst seconded the motion.
Yes - Duerst, Gartner, Hinz, Melby, Skoglund, Wold
Motion carried 6-0.
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.
District Administrator Evaluation and Contract
(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.
Bryan Schafer left at 9:03 p.m.
RECONVENE AND TAKE ANY NECESSARY ACTION
The Board reconvened to open session at 9:17 p.m.
Marty Wold made a motion to adjourn at 9:18 p.m. Marilyn Duerst seconded the motion. Motion carried 5-0.
Chris Skoglund, School Board Clerk