Regular Meeting Minutes – July 23, 2012




JULY 23, 2012

6:30 P.M.


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

This regularly scheduled meeting of the Board of Education of the School District of Sheboygan Falls was held on Monday evening, July 23, 2012, in the High School Library at Sheboygan Falls High School.  Board President, John Mauer, called the meeting to order at 6:31 P.M.


Present:           Mr. John Mauer, President

Mr. Tom Bigler, Vice President

Mr. Peter Geise, Treasurer

Mrs. Victoria Bramstedt, Clerk

Mrs. Linda Adams, Clerk Pro-Tem

Ms. Kari Riddell

Mr. Steve Aykens

Mrs. Julie Hahn, Board Secretary


Roll call was taken with 7 board members present.


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


M/S/Geise/Adams to approve the minutes of the June 18, 2012 Regular Board Meeting, July 12, 2012 and July 16, 2012, Special Board Meetings, as printed.  Motion Carried Unanimously.


M/S/Bramstedt/Bigler to approve the accounts for June, 2012, as prepared.  Motion Carried Unanimously.  Expenditures for June, 2012, were $3,498,278.84.  Receipts for June, 2012, were $3,588,431.56.


Administrative Reports:


District/Jean Born:  WASB Business Honor Roll- we have nominated Bemis Manufacturing. Legislative Update: WRS study done and no plan to make changes, webinars are up and running, survey on DPI website, and updates on the changes to No Child Left Behind.  District: Technology Fair in early August for staff, District Registration, Blood Drive and Athletic meeting on July 26th, and Registration on August 2nd.

Luke Goral, High School Principal gave his monthly report to the Board.


Committee Reports:


Personnel…Geise/Adams/Riddell.. Met and discussed all the changes involved with Act 10.  Meeting on July 31st to discuss compensation for 2012-2013 and the district administrator evaluation tool.

Public Relations…Adams/Geise/Aykens.. Met and outlined a community response plan.

Policy…Mauer/Bigler.. Nothing to report.

Finance…Bramstedt/Mauer.. Met and discussed budget prior to the annual meeting.

Facilities…Bigler/Bramstedt/Riddell.. In mid-September the Board will conduct a community-wide survey to seek input from their stakeholders on some key questions regarding their next steps in facilities’ planning. The full board will meet on August 13th and 27th, and their regular monthly meeting on the 20th.

Recreation Board…Riddell.. Nothing to report.

CESA #7…Bigler.. Nothing to report.

Legislative/WASB…Adams.. Seeking member to serve on WASB State Superintendent’s Special Education Advisory Council, 3 year term, representing the WASB.

School Foundation/Geise.. Nothing to report.

M/S/Bramstedt/Geise to approve the contract for Kevin Dulmes, Facilities Manager, as presented.  Motion Carried Unanimously.


There were no staff resignations to act on.


M/S/Bramstedt/Geise to approve the gift to the district of $500 from Blattner’s Piggly Wiggly for the Sheboygan Falls Girls Basketball program, with gratitude and thanks.  Motion Carried Unanimously.


The 2012-2013 Budget Meeting and Annual Meeting took place.


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


Adjournment @ 6:54 P.M.


Minutes taken by Julie M. Hahn, Board Secretary


Approved by the Board of Education on August 20, 2012.


Victoria Bramstedt, Board Clerk