Budget Meeting & Annual Meeting Minutes – July 26, 2010




JULY 26, 2010

The budget meeting was called to order by John Mauer, Board President, at 7:34 P.M.

Mary Blaha, Director of Business Services, reviewed the 2010-2011 Budget Summary.  There was a question and answer period for the Board and for the citizens in attendance.  Unanimous Vote to move out of the budget portion of the meeting.

The budget hearing adjourned at 8:04 P.M.

The Annual Meeting was called to order by Board of Education President, John Mauer, at 8:05 P.M.

Present:           John Mauer, President

Tom Bigler, Vice President

Victoria Bramstedt, Clerk

Christopher Lacey, Treasurer

Sandy Seifert, Clerk Pro-Tem

Linda Adams, Board Member

Julie Hahn, Board Secretary

Also Present:   Dave Wessel, District Administrator                          Kellie Manning, Elem. Principal

Mary Blaha, Director of Business Services                John Phelps, High School Principal

Jean Born, Director of Instruction                              Luke Goral, Associate H.S. Principal Ann Roy, Director of Special Education & Pupil Services

Steve Ottman, Falls News

Kimberly Johnson

Steve Thimmig

John Mauer asked for nominations for Chairman of the Annual Meeting.

M/S/Bigler/Seifert to elect Steve Thimmig as the Chairman of the Annual Meeting.  No other nominations were made.  Mr. Mauer closed the nominations.  Motion Carried Unanimously.

Steve Thimmig assumed the chairmanship of the meeting.

M/S/Bigler/Adams to approve the minutes of the Annual Meeting of July 27, 2009.  Motion Carried Unanimously.

M/S/ Mauer/Bramstedt to approve the Treasurer’s Report for 2009 – 2010 as presented.  Motion Carried Unanimously.

M/S/Seifert/Bigler to approve a 0% increase in Board salaries for the 2010-2011 school year.  Motion Carried: 6 Yes, 1 No.  Thimmig/No, Seifert/Yes, Lacey/Yes, Mauer/Yes, Bigler/Yes, Bramstedt/Yes, Adams/Yes.

M/S/Mauer/Lacey that the tax levy of $8,412,670 be approved to support the preliminary 2010/2011 school district budget including portions for operation, debt service and community service funds.  This is a 7.73% projected increase and is our best estimate at this point.  Motion Carried Unanimously.

M/S/Bigler/Bramstedt to approve the sale of capital items.  Motion Carried Unanimously.

No other business.

M/S/Seifert/Lacey to adjourn.  Motion Carried Unanimously.

Adjournment @ 8:25 P.M.

Minutes taken by Julie M. Hahn, Board Secretary

Approved by the Board of Education on August 16, 2010

Victoria Bramstedt, Board Clerk