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Budget Meeting & Annual Meeting Minutes – July 25, 2011

BUDGET MEETING & ANNUAL MEETING MINUTES

BOARD OF EDUCATION

SCHOOL DISTRICT OF SHEBOYGAN FALLS

JULY 25, 2011

 

The budget meeting was called to order by John Mauer, Board President, at 7:30 P.M.

 

Mary Blaha, Director of Business Services, reviewed the 2011-2012 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 8:02 P.M.

 

The Annual Meeting was called to order by Board of Education President, John Mauer, at 8:03 P.M.

 

Present:           John Mauer, President

Tom Bigler, Vice President

Victoria Bramstedt, Clerk

Christopher Lacey, Treasurer

Sandy Seifert, Clerk Pro-Tem

Peter Geise, Board Member

Linda Adams, Board Member

Julie Hahn, Board Secretary

 

Also Present:   Jean Born, District Administrator

Mary Blaha, Director of Business Services

Luke Goral, Associate H.S. Principal

Meloney Markofski, Middle School Principal

Ann Roy, Director of Special Education & Pupil Services

Steve Ottman, Falls News

Community Members:  Rose Moran, Christopher Ertman, Carl Paul, Ed Michael and Gene Olafson.

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

 

M/S/Seifert/Bigler to nominate Rose Moran for Chairman.

M/S/Olafson/Ertman to nominate Ed Michael for Chairman.

No other nominations were made.  Mr. Mauer closed the nominations.

A show of hands vote: Ed Michael – 8 votes, Rose Moran -7 votes.

 

Ed Michael assumed the chairmanship of the meeting.

 

M/S/Geise/Adams to approve the Treasurer’s Report for 2010 – 2011 as presented.  Motion Carried Unanimously.

 

M/S/Mauer/Geise to approve a 0% increase in Board salaries for the 2011-2012 school year.  Motion Carried Unanimously.

 

M/S/Geise/Adams that the tax levy of $8,412,670 be approved to support the preliminary 2011/2012 school district budget including portions for operation, debt service and community service funds.  This is a 4.27% projected increase and is our best estimate at this point.  Motion Carried 14/Yes. 1/No.

 

M/S/Adams/Seifert to approve the sale of capital items.  Motion Carried Unanimously.

 

No other business.

 

M/S/Bigler/Adams to adjourn.  Motion Carried Unanimously.

 

Adjournment @ 8:29 P.M.

 

Minutes taken by Julie M. Hahn, Board Secretary

 

Approved by the Board of Education on August 15, 2011

 

Victoria Bramstedt, Board Clerk

Regular Meeting Minutes – July 25, 2011

SCHOOL DISTRICT OF SHEBOYGAN FALLS

BOARD OF EDUCATION

REGULAR MEETING MINUTES

JULY 25, 2011

6:30 P.M.

 

Community Open Forum:  6:30 – 6:45 P.M.

David Berlowski, 418 Adams Street, Sheboygan Falls, addressed the board regarding his recent resignation. He thanked the board for all their hard work and dedication and wanted to thank staff/members personally for all their influence on his career.  He also thanked his fellow 4th grade team for all their help and support.  Ed Michaels, 980 Huron Trail, Sheboygan Falls, welcomed Jean to the district as new administrator.

 

This scheduled meeting of the Board of Education of the School District of Sheboygan Falls was held on Monday evening, July 25, 2011, in the High School Library at Sheboygan Falls High School.  Board Vice President, Tom Bigler, called the meeting to order at 6:30 P.M.

 

Present:           Mr. Tom Bigler, Vice President

Mr. Christopher Lacey, Treasurer

Mrs. Victoria Bramstedt, Clerk

Mrs. Sandy Seifert, Clerk Pro-Tem

Mr. Peter Geise

Mrs. Linda Adams

Mrs. Julie Hahn, Board Secretary

Absent:            John Mauer, President

 

Roll call was taken.

 

M/S/Bramstedt/Adams to approve the agenda as printed.  Motion Carried Unanimously.

 

M/S/Seifert/Adams to approve the minutes of June 20, 2011Regular Board Meeting and the July 5, 2011 Special Board Meeting as printed.  Motion Carried Unanimously.

 

M/S/Adams/Lacey to approve the accounts for June, 2011, as prepared.  Motion Carried Unanimously.  Expenditures for June, 2011, were $4,642,829.97.  Receipts for June, 2011, were $4,056,882.14.

 

Administrative Reports:

 

District/Jean Born: The board was made aware of the resignation of Shelley Juedes, Food Service Director.  Jean spoke on her transition into the new position and welcomed Mary Lofy, Director of Instruction, who unfortunately was unable to attend this meeting.  The phone system will be implemented in September due to some minor setbacks.

Luke Goral, Associate High School Principal, Meloney Markofski, Middle School Principal,and Ann Roy, Director of Pupil Services gave the board their reports.

 

Committee Reports:

 

Personnel/Bramstedt/Seifert/Adams:  Met on July 14th and discussed the teacher evaluation wording that we currently have in place.

 

Public Relations/Adams/Seifert/Geise:  Have not met.

 

Policy/Lacey/Mauer:  Have not met.

 

Finance/Bigler/Geise: Met July 18th and discussed the budget.

 

Facilities/Bigler/Bramstedt/Mauer: Meeting on August 2nd.

 

Rec Board/Lacey:  Nothing to report.

 

CESA #7/Bigler: Nothing to report.

 

WASB/Seifert/Adams:  There are seminars coming up this fall that board members may be interested in.  Please check your connections flyer and let Julie Hahn know if you are interested in attending any of those seminars.

 

Legislative/Wessel: Nothing to report.

 

Sheboygan Falls School Foundation/Geise: Met on July 19th and the group is still committed to moving forward.

 

Site Councils:  No discussion

 

M/S/Seifert/Geise to approve the contract for Jen-Li Ko, High School/Middle School Chinese Teacher and Jodie Van Dixhorn, Middle School Special Education Teacher.  Motion Carried Unanimously.

 

M/S/Bramstedt/Seifert to accept the resignations of David Berlowski, 4th Grade Teacher, and Sloan Allen, Middle School Social Studies Teacher, upon the satisfaction of the individual contract release fee, with gratitude and regrets.  Motion Carried Unanimously.

 

The board also accepted the resignation of Shelley Juedes, Food Service Supervisor.

 

M/S/Bramstedt/Lacey to approve, with thanks, the $500 donation to the District from the Vollrath Company, toward a trip to Florida for five of our students who competed in the FBLA Nationals.  Motion Carried Unanimously.

 

M/S/Bramstedt/Lacey to Adjourn into Executive Session per Wis. Stats. 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.  A roll call vote was taken.  Bigler/Yes, Bramstedt/Yes, Lacey/Yes, Seifert/Yes, Geise/Yes, Adams/Yes. Motion Carried Unanimously.

 

John Mauer joined the meeting.

 

M/S/Geise/Seifert to return to open session.

 

The board returned to open session.  No action taken.

 

The 2011-2012 Budget Meeting and Annual Meeting took place.

 

M/S/Seifert/Bigler to Adjourn into Executive Session per Wis. Stats. 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.  A roll call vote was taken.  Mauer/Yes, Bigler/Yes, Bramstedt/Yes, Lacey/Yes, Seifert/Yes, Geise/Yes, Adams/Yes. Motion Carried Unanimously.

 

M/S/Adams/Geise to return to open session.

 

The board returned to open session.  Action taken.

 

M/S/Seifert/Adams to allow Jean Born to present an addendum to the memorandum of agreement.  Motion Carried Unanimously.

 

M/S/Geise/Bigler to implement the discontinuation of collection of union dues by the district.  Motion Carried Unanimously.

 

M/S/Seifert/Bigler to adjourn.  Motion carried Unanimously.

 

Adjournment @ 9:19 P.M.

 

Minutes taken by Julie M. Hahn, Board Secretary

 

Approved by the Board of Education on August 15, 2011

 

Victoria Bramstedt, Board Clerk