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Budget Meeting & Annual Meeting Minutes – July 25, 2011




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